Gate 2014 Exam notification
In the modern world of education, it is not that easy to get admission in any course of your choice. There is a huge level of competition and the winner who gets through such competitive exams can have the admission in the concerned course of his choice. The story is perfectly fit for courses like engineering and technology also. The test of Gate is a perfect illustration of it. In recent years, the popularity of this test has increased like anything and so aspirants prepare for it very seriously.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is commonly known as GATE. This is a national level exam, which is conducted for students who are willing to enter the field related to engineering and technology. This exam is conducted and regulated under the management of Indian Institute of Science and the IITs in the country. These authorities regulate the examination as per the suggested guidelines of the National Coordination Board-Gate with the support of the Government of India and other authorities.
The students who are willing to enter the technology or engineering field need to go through this test so that their ability and aptitude can be judged by the authorities and decide on their capability of keeping up with the courses. A number of good technical colleges in the country accept the score of this exam. Many of the colleges, which provide the course of Engineering Graduation, need a good score in the GATE examination. The extra assistance that is needed by these technology schools is given to them, but in coordination with some other authorities.
About the exam:
The Gate exam is the most important event in the life of a student who is dreaming about the stepping into the field of engineering. They keep waiting for the gate 2014 exam notification , which tells them that they are about to face the most important exam, which will decide on their career. The Gate exam starts in the month of February and carries on till march for the online mode. In the next year, the exam will be held from 2nd February to 1st march. So the candidates need to brace themselves for the challenge that is coming.
The exam is conducted in two different modes, which are online and offline mode. In the online mode, the students must give the test on a computer on which they need to click on to select the correct answer. The other one is the offline mode in which an answer sheet is provided to the candidate along with the question paper, and the candidate has to darken the choice, which is an answer.
For the next year, there has been an inclusion in the syllabus of the exam. There is a new paper with the name ‘Ecology and Evolution’ for which the candidates need to prepare themselves. The exam is not far away, and it is creating a wave of agitation in the aspirants.
The GATE exam is held each year in association with a technical institute. This exam is taken by those candidates who wish to join post graduate courses in engineering like M.Tech, M.E and PhD. It is one of the most crucial courses for any engineering student.
When is this exam held?
This exam is held every year tentatively in the months of January and February. Taken only by those who can pass their undergraduate courses in engineering, this exam is crucial, as well as, quite difficult. Every year, an institute of national level takes charge to organize the exam and the GATE 2014 exam is organized by IIT Kharagpur. The schedule for the exam is given every year in the website of this exam.
What are the eligibility criteria for this exam?
The eligibility criteria for this exam are:
- A bachelor degree in Engineering/Architecture/Technology/Pharmacy or any other equivalent degree.
- Master’s degree in any branch of Science
- Candidates who are in the final year of the four-year bachelor degree program
Along with these three important criteria, there are a few others too, whose complete information can be received from the concerned sites.
How can one apply?
If all the above criteria have been fulfilled, one can hope to apply for the GATE exam. The GATE 2014 exam notification is available in many sites and students can keep them updated through this. One has to apply for this exam from the online forums and the examination will also be conducted through online tests on all of the 21 papers. The last date of submission of form and the last of receiving the admit card, will all be notified in the sites. The fee structure for application will also be mentioned according to the categories of men, women, and the SC/ST categories.
The preparation for this exam has to thorough and perfect. With the M.E degree, an engineer can get a government or private job of the highest rank and it will completely vindicate the amount of labor and hard work he has put in all these years. The number of candidates who apply for the GATE exam every year is not as much as the number of students appearing for the under-graduate degree. The experience earned by the candidates during their graduation days comes handy, and with a little effort and proper guidance, one can hope to clear this level. There are thousands of competitive exams held each year, and like GATE, they are all quite prestigious. Preparing and appearing for this exam, requires time, experience and patience. There is no age bar and one can take a leap of a few years, and then, appear for the exam. It is sometimes difficult to prepare for such an exam if one is already in a job. But, once cleared, this degree is an achievement or lifetime and it brings out one’s true worth. The top professors in the IIT have all gone through this ordeal, and then, found a job, which was worth all the pain.