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Corrections in Defective GATE 2018 Application

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GATE 2018
Application Correction – Change in Examination City

Examination City Change : Candidates who wish to change the choices of examination city given in GATE 2018 application can do this by logging into GOAPS during 13-17 November, 2017. Applicant must pay Rs. 400 for this change. 

Click Here : http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/

GATE 2018
Application Correction – Gender/Category/PwD status

Candidates who wish to change the gender, category, and PwD status in their GATE 2018 application, can do this by logging into GOAPS and clicking on button “Change Personal Data”. Please be careful while changing the details and make sure that you have verified the data modified before submitting the same. After submitting the form with modified details, you will be taken to the payment page to pay the additional fee.

(1) Applicant must pay Rs.750 in case of Gender change from Female to Male/Transgender (not applicable for SC/ST and PwD candidates)
(2) Applicant must pay Rs.750 in case of Category change from SC/ST to Gen/OBC (not applicable for Female and PwD candidates)
(3) Applicant must pay Rs.750 in case of PwD status change from PwD to non-PwD (not applicable for Female and SC/ST candidates)

#Note : In any case, additional fee paid earlier will not be refunded. For example, if you are a general candidate changing your gender from Male to Female, you will not be refunded the additional fee paid earlier.

Click Here : http://www.gate.iitg.ac.in/

Last date for making the corrections (including payment) is 28th October 2017

GATE 2018
Application Correction using Documents

There are some candidates who have done some minor mistakes while filling GATE 2018 online application form like candidate name related mistake, parents name related mistake, DOB related mistake and education qualification related mistake such candidates can change these four mistakes as written below. The following corrections ONLY will be allowed in the GATE 2018 application and the list of documents accepted as proof against each correction is listed below.

S. No.Type of correctionDocuments to be accepted as proof for correction
1Name of the Candidate10th class/SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID Driving License
2Date of BirthBirth certificate, 10th class/SSLC certificate, Passport
3Name of Parent/GuardianVoter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving License
4a) Qualifying Degree

b) Year of Qualifying Degree

c) Have you Graduated in the above Degree?

Degree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority (format available on the website)


Please note that the request for corrections in the application will be entertained ONLY when the candidate sends a request email (from the email ID registered with GOAPS) to the respective zonal GATE office, mentioned in the application form. In the email, please mention the Enrollment ID as well as nature of corrections to be done along with the scanned copy of proof.

GATE 2017
Application Correction

There are some candidates who have done some minor mistakes while filling GATE 2017 online application form like category related mistake, Gender related mistake, Some forgot to select PWD as Yes & Some want to change their exam city due to any reason such candidates now change these four mistakes as written below. 

Defects which can be corrected as follows :
(1) Gender Change
(2) Category Change for all Candidates
(3) Status Change for PWD
(4) City Change (Starts from 15 November, 2016 to 22 November, 2016)

The extra amount to be paid for each change (from SC/ST to General/OBC is Rs.750/-, Female to Male/Others is Rs. 750/-, PwD to Non-PwD is Rs. 750/-, City Change is Rs.400/-) has to be paid online only (NO challan facility). Change in GATE paper is NOT permitted.

The applicant login and related changes to be edited and payment option shall be through the link :


Non-PwD candidates with dyslexia/writer’s cramp requiring one-hour extra GATE 2017 examination time may please send their request by email to gateiitr.2017@gmail.com. The mail MUST be accompanied with details of name of candidate, enrollment ID and a latest certificate from a Government Hospital Doctor (on a letterhead with signature, Date and Seal of the Doctor issuing the certificate) mentioning the disorder of the candidate with full name.The mail subject should be Dyslexia/Writer’s cramp. The mail MUST be sent before 6.00 PM of 5th December 2017.

Change of category from General/OBC to SC/ST MUST send a mail to gateiitr.2017@gmail.com during 14th November 2016 (11.30 AM) to 20th November 2016 (6.00 PM) mentioning Name, Enrollment ID, Category Change with proper documents in attachment. There shall be NO refund of fees for this change. The subject of the mail should be Gen/OBC to SC/ST.

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