Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) is a new initiative by IITs to provide a common online platform for M.Tech admission offers.
Candidates are not to confuse COAP with IIT M.Tech admission registration. That has to be done via the official website of each institute.
The COAP GATE 2018 is only for checking which IIT has offered a seat in a course, to the respective candidate. The allotment of seats will be done on the basis of GATE 2018 scores. Check complete process for COAP GATE 2018 from this page.
GATE 2018 Result
Check result of GATE 2018 – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – to know your score and All India Rank. In order to check result, you have to login with enrollment ID / email ID and password. Qualified candidates can participate in counselling for M.Tech / PhD admissions or PSU recruitment through GATE 2018. Score will be valid for three years.
COAP 2018 Important Dates
All the crucial dates for CAOP 2018 are as follows. Candidates should note that the registration is due to begin 05 March onwards. This means that it can begin anytime after the due date. As soon as the registration will start, we will inform you.
|COAP GATE 2018||Important Dates|
|The online registration for COAP will begin from||07 Mar 2018 onwards|
|Closing of website for online registrations||15 Apr 2018|
|Round No||Time window for viewing of offers and making the decision by a candidate|
|Round 1 of offers||01 May 2018|
|Round 2 of offers||12 May 2018|
|Round 3 of offers||24 May 2018|
|Round 4 of offers||10 Jun 2018|
|Round 5 of offers||25 Jun 2018|
COAP GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria
It is important for the candidates to fulfill the eligibility criteria of COAP 2018. It is as follows:
- The applicant should be a citizen of India
- Candidate must have a valid GATE 2016 or 2017 or 2018 score.
COAP GATE 2018 Registration
The candidates have to register for COAP 2018 separately. It important to register, so that the offered choice can be accepted or rejected. To register for COAP, the candidates need to click on the “Register Now” button and then follows the steps below:
COAP 2018 Offers – Accept, Retain, Withdraw and Process
Once login, the candidates will be able to access information on offers made from the participating institutes. All the offers will be uploaded online and will be tagged with COAP Registration Number.
- The COAP Registration Number will be the same as GATE Registration Number, without the subject code.
The process for COAP Admission Offers is as follows:
First Step – To start with, candidates will have multiple offers and they need to select the most preferred one. The candidates can either Accept an offer or Retain it or Reject it.
- Accept / Freeze an offer means that you are satisfied with it and would like to take admission in this only.
- Retain and Wait means that you accept the offer but would also like to consider higher choices as well.
- Reject and Wait is also an option and it indicates that you reject all the offers in this round but would like to try your luck in next rounds.
Second Step – If the candidate chooses the Accept option then they need to visit the official website of the institute and finish the admission formalities.
However, if a candidate opts for Retain and Wait option then they need to wait for the next round of COAP.
Candidates who will not like any of the offers can are required to not choose any option and directly select the Reject and Wait option. Then, the candidate needs to visit the COAP 2018 in next round.
- It should be noted that if none of the three options is chosen then the system will auto0matically consider it as Reject and Wait.
Have a look at the flow chart below to understand the process well.
GATE 2018 COAP Participating Institutes and Application for M.Tech Admission
As stated above, the COAP is only for the IIT admission. Hence, all the participating institutes are the IITs. The candidates can check the participating institutes and the details about M.Tech admission from below:
|IIT||Starting of Application||Last Date to Apply||Check Details|
|IIT Bombay||20 Mar 2018||11 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Madras||07 Mar 2018||15 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Ropar||11 Mar 2018||09 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Bhubaneswar||08 Mar 2018||10 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Kanpur||15 Mar 2018||04 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Gandhinagar||17 Mar 2018||10 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Patna||09 Mar 2018||05 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Delhi||16 Mar 2018||02 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Ropar||11 Mar 2018||09 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Jodhpur||17 Mar 2018||06 April 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Roorkee||19 Mar 2018||13 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Kharagpur||21 Mar 2018||18 Apr 2018||Click Here – Announced!|
|IIT Indore||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
|IIT Hyderabad||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
|IIT Mandi||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
|IIT Guwahati||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
|ISM Dhanbad||Mar / Apr 2018||Mar / Apr 2018||Click Here – Starting Soon|
FAQs on COAP 2018
Some of the most common queries on COAP GATE 2018 are as follows:
Q. I have applied for IIT. Do I need to apply for COAP again?
A. Yes, every candidate needs to apply separately for COAP.
Q. I have GATE score but I a foreign student. Can I register for COAP?
A. Only the Indian citizens can apply for COAP.
Q. Can I apply for PSU jobs via COAP and which PSUs participate in it?
A. Candidates cannot apply for IIT or PSU via COAP. Only the offered seat or job will be announced via it. If any PSU will participate in COAP GATE 2018 or not, will be announced soon.
Q. I have multiple GATE score in the same subject paper. Through which one should I apply?
A. Apply with the highest score. It should be noted that the GATE score should be of last three years only.
Q. I possess GATE score for multiple subjects. Can I use all the scores?
A. Yes, you may but you do not have to register for it again. Simply choose the “Additional GATE Score” option during registration and submit multiple choices.
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