The GATE 2020 application form will be released in the fourth week of September, 2019. Candidates will be able to access the GATE 2020 application form online through the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). Registering for GATE 2020 in the stipulated time is necessary to be eligible to give the GATE 2020 examination. Candidates can follow the steps given below to fill the GATE 2020 online application form:
Registration: The first step for an interested candidate is registration through GOAPS. Candidates will have to submit their name, email ID and mobile number during registration after which an enrolment number will be generated. This enrolment number along with a password generated by the candidate must be used for future logins.
Filling Application Form: The next step is actually filling the GATE 2020 application form. Candidates are required to provide their personal, educational and contact information. Details about the candidate’s college and valid photo ID information also has to be entered in the application form. At this step, candidates must also choose the GATE paper and GATE exam centre for themselves.
Uploading Images: Candidates photograph and signature along with the required documents have to be scanned and uploaded by the candidates as per the specifications mentioned on the GOAPS portal.
Application Fees Payment: Candidates have to pay the application fee online using net banking/ debit card/credit card.
Application Form Submission: After completing Step 1 to Step 4, the candidates must submit their GATE 2020 application form.
Candidates can check the status of their GATE 2020 application form after the submission of the form. The application form status helps candidates know whether or not the respective authorities have received their form and about their eligibility status too. The candidates will have to log in through GOAPS to check their status and if any correction is required in the application form or not. The following are the different status of the application form:
Status after Rectification
Rejected with Valid Reason
Registered candidates can use the facility of application form corrections from the last week of September to third week of November, 2019 (tentative dates). To make corrections in the application form, the candidates will have to login through their GOAPS account. Some of the information will be open for correction while some of it will be withheld. The following will be available for making changes:
Parent/Guardian’s Mobile Number
Qualifying Degree Details
Along with this, the candidates will also be allowed to change their category/gender/PwD status/Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities within a given period of time.
For exam city change request within India: ₹ 400
For exam city change request outside India (Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu): ₹ 3550
For exam city change request outside India (Dubai and Singapore): ₹ 7100
The fee is waived for GATE examination city in India
For exam city request outside India: ₹ 740 (US $10)
For exam city change request from Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & Kathmandu to Dubai or Singapore: ₹ 4290