GATE Application Form is being online issued by IIS . Their is no other mode for applying so candidates have to filled the form online through the official website. Full details for applying online are given below.GATE 2016 APPLICATION FORM are available.please click on the given below link to apply


  • GOAPS: GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS website) has the web address It can also be accessed from the website of the respective Zonal GATE Offices or from the website of the GATE 2016 Organizing Institute.
  • Registration: A candidate must first register by providing a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password. All communications from the GATE Offices will be sent to this email address (ONLY ONE PERSON CAN REGISTER WITH ONE e-mail ADDRESS).Give your personal mobile number because most of the communications may also be sent via SMS.
    GOAPS Password: The candidate chooses a password during Enrollment at GOAPS. This password must be remembered along with the GOAPS Enrolment ID to login to GOAPS. It is strongly encouraged to choose a password that cannot be guessed easily (it should not be the candidate’s name, date of birth, or some easily guessable string of numbers or letters like 12345 or abcd).
  • GOAPS Enrollment ID: Upon registration, an email containing the GOAPS Enrolment ID
    will be sent to the candidate.
  • Data Requirement for Application Filling: The following data will be required while filling the form at GOAPS.
    • Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parents’
      name, parents’ mobile number, etc.).
    • Address for Communication (including PIN code),
    • Eligibility degree details
    • College address, PIN code of college,
    • GATE paper, choice of GATE examination cities,
    • High quality image of your photograph conforming to the requirements specified along with what type of photograph is accepted
    • Good quality image of your signature conforming to the requirements specified
    • Scanned copy of Degree Certificate or Certificate from Principal/HODs in pdf format.
    • Scanned copy of Category/PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
    • Details of a valid ID Proof that you will carry to the examination hall.
      Your net-banking details.
  • Application Filling: The GOAPS allows you to enter data, “Save” partially filled form, “Logout”, and resume filling in by logging in again. The GOAPS portal is self-explanatory and user-friendly. Online help about using GOAPS is also available.
  • Before you make the payment, you will be shown a “Preview” of your application, where you have to carefully check for any errors.
  • Once you press “Confirm and Final Submit” button, no further changes to the
    application can be made by you.
  • For online payment follow the instructions given for payment options.
  • Problems in Login into GOAPS –In case of forgotten user ID or password, follow
    instructions on the GOPAS portal to retrieve them.
  • Photograph and Signature Requirements – Maximum pixel resolution for JPEG: 480 × 640 (0.3 Mega pixel),Minimum pixel resolution for JPEG: 240 × 320.
  • Signature SpecificationsPlease draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height x Width) on an A4 whitepaper. Sign with black or dark blue ink pen within this box. Get the digital image of the rectangular box (with your signature inside) scanned by a professional using a scanner. Crop it to the border of the box.The maximum pixel resolution for the image is 160 × 560.The minimum pixel resolution for the image is 80 × 280.


Woman candidates – Rs 750

SC/ST/PWD Category Candidate – Rs 750

All Other Candidate – Rs 1500


An online interface is provided for your interaction with the GATE Office. With this interface you can

  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature and other documents like graduation certificate/ certificate from Principal, caste certificate (if applicable) etc.
  • Pay the application fee through net-banking or debit card or e-challan.
  • Check the Status of your application form: Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, Admit Card Ready for Download, etc.
  • Contact the zonal GATE Office in case of any queries/problems.
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View your answers, marks and GATE score