GATE 2019 exam application form

GATE Exam 2019 Application Form:-

The Registration form of GATE  is always released online in the month of September on the official website of GATE. Candidates who want to enrol for this exam should match the eligibility criteria. Applicants can register themselves through online mode at GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System). Before submitting the form, recheck your details. If any case, the information is incorrect, then the application will be rejected. The organisation also provide facility to make corrections in their application form. Recently IIT Madras has released the list of those candidates whose application form is not correct due to their ineligibility or duplicity of the form.

How To Make Changes in GATE 2019 Exam Paper?
  • Go to the official website of GOAPS.
  • Log in to your account on the site using enrollment ID and password.
  • Once you log in, you will be able to make the correction according to your need for GATE 2019.
  • Click on the Submit button after choosing the fancied course.
  • After that, you will be redirected to the payment page. Enter the captcha. It will lead you to the payment page.
  • Pay the fees for changing the exam paper. It may vary from country to country.
  • Applicants can make the fee payment via credit card/net banking/ debit card/ UPI/ Wallet and Cash Card and International Card.
  • Aspirants will also have to pay the service tax and other in addition to the fee amount.
  • Successful payment of the fees will ensure changes in GATE 2019 entrance examination.
Fees For Making Changes in GATE Exam:-
  • For Indian students:  Rs. 300
  • For international students: US $10
Application Process:-

The application form is available in the month of September on the official website of the GATE. Through this online platform, applicants are able to apply for GATE exam in just a few simple steps. Candidates are requested to keep their enrollment Id and password information.

  • Filling in Application Online-

To start the application for the GATE entrance exam, candidates are required to visit the website Note that it can also be obtained from the official website of the GATE organising institute.    

  1. Registration:- Candidates have to register themselves for the exam by providing a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password. All the latest notifications related to the GATE exam will be sent to this email address. Please note that unique mail id is required by the candidates. One person would be able to register with individual email ID Address. The applicants are advised to give their personal mobile number because most of the important information is sent via SMS.
  2. GOAPS Password:- Aspirants will have to choose a password during Enrollment at GOAPS. The password must be remembered along with the GOAPS Enrolment ID which is required to log in to GOAPS. Students are recommended to choose a password that's hard to guess (it should not be the candidate’s name, date of birth, or some easily guessable string of numbers or letters like 12345 or abcd).
  3. GOAPS Enrollment ID:- Once aspirants register for GATE 2019, an email containing the GOAPS Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidates on the email id provided.
Mandatory Documents which are required to fill the Application Form (Indian Candidates):-
      • Before filling the form, write your personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents name, parents mobile number, etc.) on a paper. Please note that the name of the applicant in the registration form must be exactly same as that in the qualifying SSC, HSC and degree certificate (or) the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is currently pursuing his/her study. GATE scorecard will be declared as per the name filled in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should not be used before the name.
      • Address for Communication (including PIN code)    
      • Eligibility degree details    
      • College name and address with PIN code    
      • GATE paper (subject)    
      • Choice of GATE examination cities  
      • A High-quality image of candidate's photograph conforming to the specified requirements (File size should be between 2KB and 200KB)
      • A good quality passport size photograph with the candidate's signature conforming to the specified requirements (File size should be between 2KB and 150KB)
      • Scanned copy of the Educational Certificate in pdf format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute (Format specified in Appendix A of the Information Brochure) (The size of the file should be between 10 KB and 300 KB)
      • Scanned copy of Caste (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format. (The size of the file should be between 10KB and 300KB)
      • Scanned copy of PWD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format (The size of the file should be between 10KB and 300KB)
      • Scanned copy of Dyslexia Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format (The size of the file should be between 10KB and 300KB)
      • Details of the valid Identity Document (ID) and the same ID, in original, should be carried to the Examination Centre.
      • Required the details of Net-banking/debit card/credit card for fee payment, Valid Identity Document: Passport/ PAN card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar-UID/ College ID/ Employee ID/ Driving License
    • Application Filling: The GOAPS website allows aspirants to enter data, “Save” partially filled the form, “Logout”, and resume filling in by logging in again. The GOAPS portal is self-explanatory and user-friendly. Aspirants can also avail online help about using GOAPS on the official website.
    • Before making the payment, aspirants will be shown a “Preview” of their application, where they have to carefully check for any errors.
    • Once aspirants press “Confirm and Final Submit” button, they will not able to make further changes to the application in the future.
    • Problems in Login into GOAPS – In case, aspirants forgot their user ID or password, they will be required to follow the instructions on the GOPAS portal to retrieve them.
Application fees of GATE 2019


Candidate Category

On or before the Last Date

During the extended period


For female candidates

Rs. 750

Rs. 1250


For SC/ST/PwD* category candidates

Rs. 750

Rs. 1250


All other candidates

Rs. 1500

Rs. 2000

Application Fees (For candidates at International Centres)


Examination Centres

On or before the Last Date

During the extended period


Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

U.S. $50

U.S. $70


Dubai and Singapore

U.S. $100

U.S. $120

Online Net-Banking Payment Details:-
  • The Aspirants need to visit the GOAPS website and click on the Payment option. After that, you will be redirected to the website of the Bank of your choice.    
  • Applicants will have to pay the fee through net-banking or debit card or e-challan.    
  • While trying to pay the fee, aspirants will be shown the fee amount and bank charges where they have to confirm that the payment is being done for GATE.
  • Once candidates confirm that the payment is successful, they will be redirected back to the GATE Online Application Website.
  • To check the status of Payment, login to GOAPS. Applicants can also check from the bank account.  
  • After successful payment, a “Fee Payment Number” will be generated. It is unique and must be saved by the applicants because it is required for later stages.

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