GATE 2013 Online Exam Centers

GATE 2013 Online Exam Centers will be set in following cities-

Ananthapur, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Secunderabad
Kakinada, Vijayawada,Visakhapatnam
Bapatla, Guntur, Kadapa, Nellore, Tirupati, Warangal

Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur




Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Faridabad, Gurgaon

Hisar, Kurukshetra, Rohtak

Hamirpur, Shimla




Belgaum, Bengaluru, Davengere, Hassan, Hubli, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Surathkal


Kanjirappally, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam,Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur

Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram



Ahmednagar,Amravati,Aurangabad, Jalgaon,Kolhapur, Mumbai (Central Line), Mumbai (Western Line), Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune (City), Pune (Pimpri Chinchwad), Sangli, Solapur, Thane


Bhubaneswar,Cuttack,Rourkela, Sambalpur


Ajmer,Bikaner, Jaipur,Jodhpur,Kota,Udaipur

Chennai, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli,Vellore


Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

Ghaziabad, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Noida

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

Asansol, Durgapur, Kalyani, Siliguri

Kharagpur, Greater Kolkata (North), Greater Kolkata (South)

Allahabad has taken off from List of GATE 2013 exam cities due to Kumbh

GATE 2013 Exam Dates

GATE 2013 is offered in two versions GATE 2013 Computer Based Test / CBT and GATE 2013 Paper Based Test / PBT

GATE 2013 Online Exam Schedule

Date - 20 January 2013  (Sunday); Time - 09:00 hrs–12:00 hrs: Exam for following papers will be held:

  • Architecture and Planning - AR
  • Civil Engineering - CE
  • Geology and Geophysics - GG
  • Mathematics     MA
  • Metallurgical Engineering - MT
  • Physics - PH

Date - 20 January 2013  (Sunday); Time - 14:00 hrs–17:00 hrs: Exam for following papers will be held:

  • Aerospace Engineering -    AE
  • Agricultural Engineering - AG
  • Biotechnology - BT
  • Chemical Engineering - CH
  • Chemistry - CY
  • Mining Engineering - MN
  • Engineering Sciences - XE*
  • Life Sciences - XL*
*XE Paper comprises following subjects-

Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) -A  
Fluid Mechanics - B  
Materials Science - C  
Solid Mechanics - D  
Thermodynamics - E  
Polymer Science and Engineering - F  
Food Technology - G

XL Paper comprises following subjects

Chemistry (Compulsory) - H
Biochemistry - I
Botany - J
Microbiology - K
Zoology - L
Food Technology - M

GATE 2013 Offline Exam Schedule

Date - 10 February 2013  (Sunday); Time - 09:00 hrs–12:00 hrs: Exam for following papers will be held:

  • Computer Science and Information Technology - CS
  • Mechanical Engineering - ME
  • Production and Industrial Engineering - PI

Date - 10 February 2013  (Sunday); Time - 14:00 hrs–17:00 hrs: Exam for following papers will be held:
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering - EC
  • Electrical Engineering - EE
  • Instrumentation Engineering - IN

Note- Letters against a subject represent GATE 2013 Subject Code e.g Food Technology - M; M is subject code

Important about GATE 2013 Examination / GATE 2013 Scholarship Test

All the papers will contain few questions that test the General Aptitude (Language and Analytical Skills), apart from the core subject of the paper.

XE Paper

A candidate appearing in the XE paper has to answer the following

    Section A – Engineering Mathematics (compulsory)
    GA – General Aptitude (compulsory)
    Any two of XE sections B to G

XL Paper

A candidate appearing in the XL paper has to answer the following

    Section H – Chemistry (compulsory)
    GA – General Aptitude (compulsory)
    Any two of XL sections I to M

GATE 2013 Application Fees

Good news for female candidates, there is no application fee applicable for women candidate applying for GATE 2013.

GATE 2013 Application Fee for General/OBC-NC (Male Applicants)     is Rs 1200/-
GATE 2013 Application Fee for SC / ST / PD* (Male Applicants) is Rs 600/-
GATE 2013 Application Fee for Female Applicants is Rs 0 (Exempted)

GATE 2013 Application Fee includes application form fee, price of information brochure and GATE 2013 examination fees.

GATE 2013 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2013 is administered by IIT Bombay for Admission into IITs, IISc Bangalore and other GATE Score accepting institutions. Who are eligible to write GATE 2013? Here is a sum up of GATE 2013 eligibility criteria.

B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch i.e Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years 
after 10+2/Post B.Sc./Post-Diploma)

M.Sc / MA / MCA i.e Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / 
Computer Applications or equivalent

Int. M.E / M.Tech or DD i.e Integrated Master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programs in 
Engineering / Technology (Five year programme)

Int. ME / M.Tech i.e Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four year programme)

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch) i.e B.E/B.Tech equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India). Candidates who have completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

GATE 2013 Application Submission Closes on 3Oct 2012

 GATE 2013 administered by IIT Bombay this year, last date for submission of application form was extended to 1Oct 2012 IST 10 AM. After this time candidates can only edit the GATE 2013 application by logging on to official GATE 2013 application website till 3rd Oct 2012, 10AM IST.

After the above mentioned date and time
  •      No Online Submission of Application form even for registered applicants will be allowed.
  •     No online fee-payments can be made.
  •     Chalans for offline payments can be downloaded and paid for in SBI/Canara branches till 8 October 2012.
  •     Applicants who have submitted before the deadline will be able to view the status, raise queries, and print their application form.
  •     Hard copy application forms must reach Zonal GATE offices by post or in person before 6pm on 8 October 2012.
Information Source = IIT Bombay GATE 2013 Website