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GATE Application

GATE Exam 2010 Application Form

Application fee
Off LineOn Line
General & OBCRs. 1000Rs. 800
SC/ST/PDRs. 500Rs. 400

There are two different ways by which candidates can apply for GATE 2010 examination. They are

GATE 2010 Offline Application Submission Process:

Step 1: Procurement of Application Form:

Candidate can obtain a packet containing

  • OFFLINE Application Form
  • Information Brochure
  • Acknowledgment Card
  • Envelope from
  1. Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment.
  2. Zonal GATE Office by sending a request letter and TWO self-addressed slips along with a Demand Draft for appropriate amount.
  3. Over the counter from Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount.

Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD/OBC (non creamy layer) Certificate

SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority, if applicable.

Authorities who can issue SC/ST/OBC (non creamy layer) Certificates.

Step 3: Fill in the Application Form

Candidates must follow the instructions provided in GATE 2010 brochure.

Step 4: Post/Submission

Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to the Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, on or before Tuesday, November 10th, 2009. Or

It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.

GATE 2010 Online Application Submission Process:

Step 1: Select Payment Option:

  • Online Payment: Online Payment is possible through HDFC bank payment gateway using Mastercard or Visa credit cards or debit cards of certain banks.
  • Offline Payment: Offline payment is possible through a demand draft payable at Kanpur in the name of "Chairman GATE, IIT Kanpur". Please obtain this prior to star of the online filling of the application.

Step 2: Obtain Digital Photo and Scanned Signature.

Candidates are advised to have a digital photograph and scanned signature prior to starting the filling of application and these should be uploaded when applying Online. Otherwise they have to submit it later.

Step 3: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable)

SC/ST and Disability Certificate should be obtained from appropriate authority. The Certificate should also be scanned so that it can be uploaded when applying online.

Authorities empowered to issue Certificates.

Step 4: Apply Online:

Candidates must follow the instructions provided on the online application form filling page. Apply Online at:

Step 5: Post/Submission

An application which is incomplete by not uploading the necessary documents can be completed by sending those documents by post along with a covering note that can be printed on the online site. All such documents must reach the GATE office at IIT Kanpur by November 07, 2009.

GATE Application Form 2010


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