As mandated by Government, now Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) recruit engineers through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) only. PSU recruitment Graduate Engineers as Graduate Engineers Trainees (GET), Officers, Management Trainees at various level and in various disciplines / subjects etc. Therefore, as every year, this year (2019) also Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) companies are in the process of recruiting the suitable candidates for their Engineering Departments through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019 which is being conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras this year.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The Organizing Institute for GATE 2019 is Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.
GATE 2019 will be conducted on 24 subjects and as ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). The online examination paper will contain some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the candidate using the virtual keypad. Rest of the questions will be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type. The Candidates will use ONLY an on-screen virtual calculator provided for the examination. The Examination for GATE 2019 will be conducted on 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th February 2019.
Recruitment in other Organisations through GATE 2019
Apart from PSU, many other Central Government and State Government organisations and Departments are now using valid GATE score to select engineers for their requirements. Foe Example, Direct recruitment to Group A level posts in Central government, i.e., Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, is now being carried out on the basis of GATE score. The details of the scheme of recruitment are normally published in National Newspapers/Employment News by the concerned authority. State Government PSU like Power companies, PWD, Irrigation Department are recruiting engineers through GATE score only. GATE has become de facto recruitment examination for Engineers.
Online form for GATE 2019
Application for the GATE 2018 Examination has to be submitted online only from 01/09/2018 to 21/09/2018 which is now extended up to 01/10/2018. The application fee for GATE 2019 is Rs. 1500/- (Rs. 750/- for Female/SC/ST/PWD candidates) and for extended period fee is Rs. 2000/- (Rs. 1250/- for Female/SC/ST/PWD candidates) to be paid online.
Details and Online Submission of GATE 2019 Application
Please visit http://gate.iitm.ac.in/ for details and online submission of application for GATE 2019.
If you have not filled the application for GATE 2019, please hurry up. Remember, Now Government Sector recruit Engineers through GATE Score only. Several PSU and Govt. Departments have already advertised their requirements through GATE 2019 only. Please appear for GATE 2019 and use its score for getting employed in PSU/Govt. Department. Don't Miss.