GATE is the national level examination, and in 2021, the IIT Bombay will conduct the exam. The eligibility criteria and age limit for GATE 2021 is released and available. If you want to apply for GATE 2021, check the subject-wise GATE 2021 eligibility criteria.
Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2021
Candidates who are currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate (UG) degree program or have already completed any govt-approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Arts / Commerce are eligible for appearing in the GATE 2021 exam.
The details of GATE 2021 eligibility criteria are given in the following table.
|Degree /Program||Qualifying Degree / Examination||Description of Eligible Candidates||Expected|
Year of Completion
|Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology (4-years after 10+2) or 3-years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering / Technology)||Currently in 3rd-year or higher or completed||2022|
|B. Arch.||Bachelor’s degree in the Architecture (5-years) / Naval Architecture (4-years) / Planning (4-years course)||Currently in 3rd-year or higher or completed||2023 (5-years program) / 2022 (4-years program)|
|B.Sc (Research) /|
|Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma or 4-years after 10+2)||Currently in 3rd-year or higher or completed||2022|
|Pharm. D. (after 10+2)||6-years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during 3rd year onwards||Currently in 3rd/ 4th/ 5th / 6th year or completed||2024|
|M.B.B.S.||MBBS degree holders and those who are in 5th / 6th / 7th semester or higher semester of such a program||Currently in 5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or completed||2022|
|M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent||Master’s degree in the any branch of Science / Arts / Statistics / Mathematics / Computer Applications or equivalent||Currently in the 1st-year or higher or already Completed||2022|
|Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)||Post-B.Sc Int. Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (4-years program)||Currently in 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-year or already completed||2024|
|Int. M.E. / M.Tech. or a Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)||Int. Master’s or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (5-years degree program)||Currently in 3rd / 4th / 5th year or completed||2023|
|B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.||Bachelor in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3-years program)||Currently in 3rd-year or already completed||2021|
|Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S.||Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year Int. B.S.-M.S. program||Currently in the 3rd-year or higher or already completed||2022|
|Professional Society* Examinations (equivalent to the B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch.)||B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. equivalent exams of Professional Societies,|
recognized by the MOE / UPSC / AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India, and so on)
|Completed Section A or equivalent of the such professional courses||NA|
- The Institution of Engineers (India) (IE)
- The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
- The Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
- The Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
- The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer & Environmental Group (IIChemE)
- The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
- The Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIIE)
GATE 2021 Eligibility for International Students
Eligibility Criteria for Candidates who have already obtained or are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India:
• Must be currently in the 3rd or higher or completed their Bachelor degree (duration: at least three years) in Engineering / Technology / Science / Commerce / Arts.
Age Limit for GATE 2021
There is no age limit for the GATE 2021 Exam
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