Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2019 by IIT Madras

GATE 2019 is being conducted by IIT Madras. Below is the Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2019 by IIT Madras.(No age limit)

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Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree / ExaminationDescription of Eligible CandidatesYear of Qualification
not later than
B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering /Technology)Currently in the final year or already completed2019
B. Arch.Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)Currently in the final year or already completed2019
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)Currently in the 4th year or already completed2019
M. Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or already completed2019
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 years program)Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed2021
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 years program)Currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed2020
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the final year or already completed2019
Professional Society Examinations
(equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/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 such professional coursesNA

* Some of these Professional Societies / Institutions, which conduct examination in various fields of engineering, are as follows.

  1. The Institution of Engineers (India) (IE)
  2. The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  3. The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)
  4. The Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
  5. The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, including Polymer and Environmental Group (IIChemE)
  6. The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  7. The Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

However, the candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MHRD/AICTE as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.