GATE 2018 Application Form Correction – Know how to make correction in application form of GATE 2018. Candidates can avail GATE Application Form Correction 2018 differently for different fields of application form. Such as email requests are accepted for changes in name, DOB, parent name, degree details. Whereas gender, category, PWD status changes are online through GOAPS. Similarly, request for change in center is also through GOAPS login. Follow instructions provided by IITG (exam organizer for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2018 (GATE)) to make corrections. Wherever there is a requisite fee applicable, pay fee. In any case, make sure to do changes as per schedule.

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GATE Application Form Correction 2018

There are 3 separate announcements in GATE Application Form Correction 2018: (i) Edit name, DOB, parent name, degree (ii) Edit gender, category, PWD status (iii) Change exam centre. Following are the important dates for the same.

Issue of official notice regarding GATE 2018 application form correction 25 Sep 2017
Last date of Correction (Name / DOB / Parent / Degree) Not Specified
Last date of Correction (Gender / Category /P wD status) 28 Oct 2017
Start of accepting requests for centre change 13 Nov 2017
End date of centre change 17 Nov 2017

Rejected Applications:

  • Click Here to check the Enrollment IDs of Application forms rejected since these are found to be part of duplicate/triplicate applications.
  • Click Here to check the Enrollment IDs of Application forms rejected since these do not fulfil the requirements mentioned in GATE 2018 brochure.

GATE Application Form Correction 2018 is to be done as per instructions of IITG. For a certain number of fields of application form correction of GATE 2018, you will send email to zonal GATE office. For some fields, you can login to GOAPS to make corrections. Read instructions first and then execute action to edit mistakes in GATE 2018 Application Form. Be very sure of final data in form. Ultimately it reflects in admit card of GATE 2018 and therefore should be correct. Also, application form data is important until end of admission process and should be error free.

GATE Application Form Correction 2018: Examination City Change

Candidates who wish to change the choices of examination city given in GATE 2018 application can do this by logging into GOAPS during 13-17 November 2017. Applicant must pay Rs. 400 for this change.

GATE 2018 Application Form Correction process is over now…!!

How To Make Corrections in GATE 2018 Application Form through GOAPS?

  • The first thing you need to do is to decide where you want to appear for GATE 2018.
  • Now log in to GOAPS using enrolment ID / email address, password.
  • Go to exam centre section.
  • Edit and now confirm new city where you want to appear for exam.
  • Pay fee.
  • Submit option.

GATE Application Form Correction 2018: Name, DOB, Parent, Degree

The following table shows types of corrections and documents for it. If you have made mistake in any of these fields (see first column of table), then you will need these documents (see second column of table).

Field Documents
Name of candidate Class 10th / SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving license
Date of birth Birth certificate, Class 10th / SSLC certificate, Passport
Name of parent / Guardian Aadhaar ID, Driving license, Passport, Voter ID
Qualifying degree Degree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority (format available on the website)
Year of qualifying degree Same as above
Have you graduated in above degree? Same as above

Candidates must keep checking their GATE 2018 Application Form status to know if any correction is needed. If they are communicated about it from the organizing authorities, the relevant changes in form should be done within date notified to them.

GATE Application Form Correction 2018: Gender / Category / PwD status

Status: Last date to do this was 27 Oct 2017. Candidates who wish to change the gender, category, and PwD status in their GATE 2018 application, can do this by logging into GOAPS and clicking on button “Change Personal Data”. Please be careful while changing the details and make sure that you have verified the data modified before submitting the same. After submitting the form with modified details, you will be taken to the payment page to pay the additional fee.

Correction Fee
Gender change from female to male / transgender (not applicable to SC / ST / PwD) in GATE 2018 Application Form Correction Rs 750
Category change from SC / ST to Gen / OBC (not applicable for female / PwD) in GATE 2018 Application Form Correction Rs 750
PwD status change from PwD to non PWD (not applicable to female / SC / ST) in GATE 2018 Application Form Correction Rs 750

Note: In any case, additional fee paid earlier will not be refunded. For example, if you are a general candidate changing your gender from Male to Female, you will not be refunded the additional fee paid earlier.

How To Make Corrections in GATE 2018 Application Form by email?

  • In the first place, know exactly what correction is required in your application form.
  • In above table, see which document is necessary for that correction. Arrange for it.
  • Scan that document.
  • Open that email ID with which you registered at GATE 2018 GOAPS.
  • Write an email describing nature of correction.
  • Mention Enrollment ID in that email.
  • Attach the document you scanned in above step, in your email.
  • Send email to zonal GATE office which is mentioned in application form.

Email IDs of Zonal GATE Offices

Following are the zonal GATE office email IDs. You will send email to that zonal GATE office, regarding application form, which is mentioned in your application form.

S.No. Zonal GATE Office Email ID
1 IISC Bengaluru [email protected]
2 IIT Bombay [email protected]
3 IIT Delhi [email protected]
4 IIT Guwahati [email protected]
5 IIT Kanpur [email protected]
6 IIT Kharagpur [email protected]
7 IIT Madras [email protected]
8 IIT Roorkee [email protected]

It is most important to ensure that details in your application form are correct. Anything you enter in the form is referred to the end of admission process. You will need a printout of final correct application form for many processes. In addition, exam conducting body prints this information in admit card also. Even admit card printout details are verified during admission. If at any time, any detail mismatches with official documents, then it can cause issues. Therefore, to ensure smooth processes, and avoid getting your candidature cancelled, make sure that everything in form is correct.

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