GATE 2018 Admit Card has been issued by IIT Guwahati at its website and can be downloaded by entering the Enrollment ID / Email ID and Password. The candidate must carry a print out of the GATE 2018 Admit Card on the exam day. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 exam will be conducted on February 03, 04, 10, 11, 2018. The candidates will only be allowed to take the exam if they will be able to produce the Hall Ticket. It is an important document and should be preserved until the admission. Candidates can check the process for downloading GATE 2018 Admit Card, valid photo id, details in admit card, schedule of exam, and more information from this page.
GATE 2018 Admit Card
The exam for GATE 2018 will be held for 23 subjects, for admission in M.E / M.Tech / M.Arch / Ph.D courses. Candidates can also apply for PSU by submitting their GATE score. Check all the important dates for GATE admit card and the exam from below:
|Issuance of GATE 2018 Admit Card||04 Jan 2018|
|GATE 2018 exam date||3, 4, 10, 11 Feb 2018|
|Declaration of result for GATE 2018||17 Mar 2018|
To download the admit card, candidate need to enter their Enrollment ID / Email ID and Password.
Admit Card: Click Here to Download the GATE 2018 Admit card.
IIT Guwahati has announced the Registration Number for you all. This number will be required for PSU Recruitment through GATE 2018. So, keep it safe.
How to download GATE Admit Card 2018?
Step 1: Click on the link above. You will reach GOAPS that looks like the image shown below.
Step 2: Next, enter the details such as GATE 2018 enrollment ID or registered email ID, password and captcha. Submit the details by clicking on “Submit” button.
Step 3: The link for downloading the admit card will be displayed on the screen. Click on the link and download the admit card for GATE 2018. Take 2-3 print out of the Hall Ticket/Admit Card in color in A4 size paper.
A sample admit card is shown below.
Details Mentioned on GATE Admit Card 2018
The following details will be mentioned on the admit card for GATE 2018:
- Date and time for the examination
- Registration Number
- GATE Paper
- Examination Centre with code and address
- Enrollment ID in bar code form
- Photograph of the candidate
- E-signature of the candidate and signature of the organizing chairman
- Instructions to the candidates.
What are the documents to carry at the exam center?
The aspirants of GATE 2018 need to bring along the following documents, otherwise, they will not be permitted to enter the exam center:
- Hard copy of the GATE 2018 Admit Card
- Any one of the following Photo ID proof:
- PAN card
- Voter ID
- College ID
- Employee ID
- Driving License
List of documents for international candidates is as follows
- Government issued ID
- College ID
- Employee ID
GATE 2018 Exam Schedule
GATE 2018 examinations for 23 papers will be conducted across eight (8) sessions as per the following schedule.
|Exam Date and Day||Time||Paper(s)|
|03 Feb 2018 (Saturday)||9 AM to 12 Noon
|ME, EY, PE, XE, XL|
|03 Feb 2018 (Saturday)||2 PM to 5 PM
|ME, AE, MA, PI|
|04 Feb 2018 (Sunday)||9 AM to 12 Noon
|04 Feb 2018 (Sunday)||2 PM to 5 PM
|AG, AR, BT, CH, CY, GG, IN, MT, PH, TF|
|10 Feb 2018 (Saturday)||9 AM to 12 Noon
|10 Feb 2018 (Saturday)||2 PM to 5 PM
|11 Feb 2018 (Sunday)||9 AM to 12 Noon
|11 Feb 2018 (Sunday)||2 PM to 5 PM
If the GATE paper you are appearing for is on multiple dates and sessions, then the date and session you need to appear for the exam as mentioned in GATE Admit Card 2018.
How To Download GATE Admit Card 2018 If Forgotten Login Details?
In case if the candidate does not remember the login credential, follow the instructions given below:
- On the login page of GOAPS, click on the button ‘Forgot Enrollment ID or Password?’
- In the next window, two options will be provided.
- If you remember the Enrollment ID/Email Address, but forgotten Password, click on “Request for an OTP” to get One Time Password.
- If you already have an OTP, click on “Already have an OTP?” to reset the password.
- Submit the details.
Are black and white printouts of admit card allowed?
There is no hard and fast rule about this. However, it is necessary for photograph and signature to be clear and legible. The photograph is most clear and legible usually in color print. Therefore it is suggested to print GATE Admit Card 2018 in color rather than black and white.
GATE Admit Card FAQs
Q. Can I change my exam center once the GATE 2018 Admit card has been issued to me?
A. The exam center once allotted to the candidate will be final and can not be changed. Moreover, any request in this regard will not be accepted.
Q. Will I receive the admit card for GATe 2018 by post?
A. The candidate will not receive the admit card by post or by any other medium. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to download it online from GOAPS and bring a hard copy of it on the day of the examination.
Q. Is digital copy fo the GATE Admit Card allowed or do I have to bring the colored print out of admit card?
A. No, the Softcopy of GATE 2018 Admit Card in Mobile Phones is not accepted for verification at the examination center. Bring a printout of the Admit Card (preferably in color) along with Original Photo ID.
Q. What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination venue?
A. The following items are disbarred inside the examination center:
- No physical calculator will be allowed inside the examination hall.
- Mobile Phones, electronic wrist watch
- Charts/Tables/Papers are also not allowed inside the examination center
Q. Will I be provided with any white paper for rough work and calculations during the test?
A. A scribble pad will be provided to the candidate that can be used to do the rough work. The candidate has to return the scribble pad after the examination is over.
Q. Am I allowed to leave the examination hall during the test?
A. Candidates will NOT be allowed to leave the examination hall for any reason during the test. Candidates are allowed to leave the computer laboratory where the exam will be conducted only after the closure of the test at the scheduled end of examination in a session.
Q. Can I use a physical calculator during the examination?
A. No, during the online GATE 2018 examination, all candidates will be provided with a virtual scientific calculator which has to be used to answer the questions. Mobile phones, physical calculators, wristwatches, or any other electronic items are not permitted inside the examination hall.
GATE 2018 Exam Pattern
The GATE paper consists of 85 marks subject-specific and General Aptitude (GA) section for 15 marks, both are compulsory. The duration of the examination is 180 minutes. The question paper consists of multiple choice questions (MCQ) and numerical answer type (NAT). Multiple choice type questions have four choices A, B, C, D, out of which only ONE is the correct answer.
- All questions that are not attempted will result in zero marks.
- Wrong answers for multiple choice type questions (MCQ) will result in NEGATIVE marks.
- For multiple choice type questions, a wrong answer will result in a deduction of ⅓ marks for a 1-mark question and ⅔ marks for a 2-mark question.
- There is no negative marking for questions of numerical answer type (NAT).
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