GATE 2018 Result – IIT Guwahati will announce GATE result 2018 by March 17, 2018. Test takers can check GATE result at GOAPS and download score card.

Graduate Aptitude in Test Engineering (GATE) 2018 will be conducted February 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2018. It is primarily designed to test the comprehensive knowledge of the candidate in the field of engineering and science. The test scores are used for admission to Master of Engineering, Technology and PhD programmes (M.Tech./Ph.D.) in the Indian Institute of Science, IIT and other higher educational institutes in India. Recruitment in PSUs will also be done on basis of GATE result.


There are 23 papers in GATE exam. Qualified ones can participate in CCMT Counselling. GATE 2018 Result may be announced one or two days before official date as it usually happens. Candidates can check result of GATE 2018 by entering their Enrollment ID, Registration Number and Date of Birth.

The score is valid for 3 Years from the date of announcement of the results. After the evaluation of the answers, the raw marks obtained by a candidate are converted to a normalized GATE Score.

GATE 2018 Result Schedule

Event Date
GATE 2017 Online Examination 03, 04, 10, 11 February 2018
Announcement of Results 17 March 2018

GATE 2018 Result

Once the score card or result will be announced, the candidates shall be able to check the marks that they have scored in form of a scorecard. The authorities will issue the qualified candidates their Scorecard for which he/she has taken the examination. It shall be uploaded on the GOAPS Portal of the official website by the prescribed time.

Scorecard of GATE 2018 will contain details

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Registration Number
  • Gender
  • Examination Paper
  • GATE score
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • E-signature of the candidates
  • QR code to validate the scorecard
  • Marks out of 100
  • All india rank in the paper
  • Qualifying marks
  • Number of candidate appeared in the paper
  • Date on which the scorecard has been issued to the candidate.

How to check GATE 2018 Result

When the announcement related to result is released, you will be able to see it by logging to your account. Here you can see the images explaining each and every single step that helps in downloading the score card. You must keep your enrollment id, registration number and date of birth details close. Still if you find any problem, do let us know by leaving a reply in the comment box below.

STEP-1 Enter Enrollment ID, enter enrollment ID and enter password, captcha image

Step-2 Download scorecard

Marks calculation

The marks are calculated applying this formula

Normalized score formula

GATE 2018 Score Card Formula

  • Mij: is the actual marks obtained by the jth candidate in ith session
  • M̅tg: is the average marks of the top 0.1% of the candidates considering all sessions
  • Mqg: is the sum of mean and standard deviation marks of the candidates in the paper considering all sessions
  • M̅ti: is the average marks of the top 0.1% of the candidates in the ith session
  • Miq: is the sum of the mean marks and standard deviation of the ith session

For papers other than CE, CS, EC, EE and ME, actual marks are used to calculate the final score.

Final GATE Score

Now using marks obtained by the candidate (actual marks for single session papers and normalized marks for multi-session papers), qualifying marks for general category candidate in the paper, mean of marks of top 0.1% or top 10 (whichever is larger) of the candidates who appeared in the paper, the final score of GATE Results is calculated. Formula for calculating final score for GATE Result 2018 is as follows.

GATE 2018 Score

GATE Exam Statistics

Appeared Qualified Total candidates
7,87,148 1,29,49 9,22,167

About 9,22,167 candidates applied for the exam out of which 85% or 7,87,148 sat for the exam and just 16% or 1,29,149 qualified last year. The data is a combined result including all the categories such as OBC, SC, ST, or people with disabilities. This percentage was almost similar to the 15% candidates who qualified in 2015 as well. Even though more candidates applied for last year, still only about 16% candidates qualified GATE.

The decrease in the number of candidates passing each year depicts the difficulty level. On contrary to that, GATE organising chairman said that at least 50% of the questions are easy apart form that he added that the qualifying marks are also not high. Even then the candidates are not coming up to that level.

Will I get admission in IITs?

Whether you get admission in Indian Institute of Technology (check IIT MTech Admission 2018) or not depends upon how many marks you have in GATE 2018 Result. Marks out of 100 in GATE Score Card should be near to GATE Topper score in order to guarantee a seat in IITs. Usually seats get filled in IITs by toppers in first 300 ranks of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.

If you have any queries regarding GATE 2018 Result, please ask in comments below.

GATE Complete Information

Discussion - If you have any query / feedback comment here.



Leave a Reply