Olxam » GATE » How to Fill GATE 2018 Online Application Form ?

How to Fill GATE 2018 Online Application Form ?

[Total: 128    Average: 3.2/5]


“How to Register for GATE 2018 ?
How can I submit GATE 2018 Online Application Form ?
You all must have this kind of questions in your mind. Below article will solve this puzzle of yours. Just take a look.”

GATE(Graduate aptitude test in engineering) online application form filling will start from 1st September 2017 (00:00 Hrs) Friday. Candidates can fill online application from between 1st September 2017 (00:00 Hrs) Friday to 4th October 2017 (23:59 Hrs) Wednesday. Candidate have to fill GATE 2018 application form in online mode only using GOAPS(GATE Online Application Processing System). 

Must Check : Documents Required for GATE 2018 Application

Here we are going to explain step by step procedure about how a candidate can fill GATE 2018 online application form. 

(1) First a candidate need to visit GATE 2018 official website : http://www.gate.iitg.ernet.in/

or you may directly visit GATE Online Application form filling official web page : http://appsgate.iitg.ac.in/

# We are using first method here.

Must Check : GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for GATE 2018 will need to complete the application process online only.

GATE 2018 Online Application Form will Available from September 1, 2017. Wait …

Image -1 


# Click Image to Enlarge

When a candidate will click on http://appsgate.iitr.ac.in/ , will directed to next page as shown in image-2. 

(2) Candidates first need to register himself in order to fill GATE 2017 online application form. Click on “New User? Register Here” at the last of the page.

Must Check : How to start preparation for GATE 2017 ?

Application form and supporting documents should be sent online only. No hard copy will be accepted.

Image -2


When a candidate will click on “New User? Register Here”, will directed to next page as shown in image-3. 

(3) Here candidate will register himself for GATE 2017 application form filling. Here you need to fill 7 blocks of information related to applicant.
[1] Name of the candidate
[2] Email Address
[3] Confirm Email Address
[4] Mobile Number
[5] Password 
[6] Confirm Password 
[7] Arithmetic Expression 

After filling the complete information a candidate need to click on “Submit” tab in order to successfully complete his/her registration. 

Must Check : How to prepare for GATE 2017 in 6 Months ?

Image -3


When a candidate successfully submit his/her registration form he/she will get an Enrollment ID. A candidate can find this Enrollment ID on his registered mobile number as well as  on his registered email address. Now candidate will directed to a page as shown in image-4. 

(4) Here candidate will enter his/her Enrollment ID & Password. Password would be same which was filled by candidate in the registration from. Then click on “Submit” tab.

Must Check : 15 must read tips and tricks for GATE 2017 aspirants

Image -4


When a candidate will successfully enter Enrollment ID & Password, will directed to a page as shown in image-5. Now a candidate has his own GOAPS interface. Here a candidate can do many things like filling GATE 2017 online application form, uploading various kinds of files, paying application form fee, downloading admit card and viewing result etc.

(5) A candidate is now need to click on “Edit Application From”.

Must Check : Can I apply for GATE Exam having a backlog in B.Tech. ?

Image -5


When a candidate will click on “Edit Application From”, will directed to a page as shown in images-6-1 to 6-6.

(6) Here candidate need to fill 5 blocks of information related to candidates various profiles.
[1] GATE 2017 Exam Details
[2] Applicant’s Personal Details
[3] Communication Details
[4] Qualifying Degree Details
[5] Upload Documents

Must Check : Top 10 Mistakes Done by GATE Aspirants

[1] GATE 2017 Exam Details

Here in this section candidate will enter two details the paper in which he/she want to appear in GATE 2017 examination and choice of examination city. GATE office give 3 choices of cities to a candidate for GATE exam and most probable candidate will get their GATE exam center in the nearest city to their home town i.e., their first choice. Candidates those who don’t want to travel far from their home town they must fill GATE 2017 online application form as soon as possible in this way they can ensure their exam center nearest to their home town because mostly exam centers are allotted on first come, first serve basis in such examinations. 

Image -6-1


[2] Applicant’s Personal Details

Here in this section candidate will enter their personal detail. First 4 details will automatically fill from your previously filled details while filling registration form at the very first stage of online application form filling of GATE 2017. Rest of the details candidate need to fill as per their knowledge.

Must Check : GATE 2017 Brochure

Image -6-2


[3] Communication Details

Here in this section candidate will enter their communication detail like address of residence and identity proof. Candidate please keep this in mind only select which ID proof which is completely match with your personal details like your ID photo must match with you it should not blur or dull. Your name, fathers name, date of birth and address of communication should be same as you are filling in this GATE online application form. Also this is the same ID which you will carry at the time of GATE 2017 examination. 

Must Check : GATE Previous Years Papers

A candidate can choose any ID proof from below given list as per their suitability. List of IDs is as follows : 
[1] Aadhaar ID
[2] College ID
[3] Driving License 
[4] Employee ID
[5] PAN Card
[6] Passport

[7] Voter ID

Image -6-3


[4] Qualifying Degree Details

Here in this section candidate will enter their qualification related information. Candidate must take care while filling this section. Many candidates choose different branch in hurry other then their graduation branch or enter wrong passing year etc. So candidate must keep all the necessary educational documents with them while filling this section.   

Image -6-4


[5] Upload Documents

Here in this section candidate will upload three/four necessary documents related to their personal and educational details. 
[1] Personal Details : (1) Photograph (2) Signature (3) Category Certificate (If a candidate belong to any category)
[1] Educational Details : (4) Certificate from Principle / Eligibility Certificate

(1) Eligibility Certificate

Candidates who have passed the required education qualification examination in 2016 or earlier, such candidates will submit the degree certificate / provisional certificate / course completion certificate / professional certificate / membership certificate issued by the society or institute.

(2) Certificate from Principle

Candidates who are going to pass the required education qualification examinations in 2017 or later he/she have to submit a certificate from Principal or a copy of marks card for section A of AMIE.

Download me : Certificate from Principal – GATE 2017

Image -6-5(1)


Instructions related to documents to be uploaded by Applicant :

(1) Candidates Photograph related Instructions :
[1] Photograph format : JPEG / JPG / PNG
[2] Pixel resolution : Maximum – 480 x 640 (width : height) & minimum – 240 x 320 (width : height).

(2) Candidates Signature related Instructions :
[1] Signature format : JPEG / JPG / PNG
[2] Pixel resolution : Maximum – 160 x 560 (width : height) & minimum – 80 x 280 (width : height).

(3) Candidates Eligibility certificate / Category certificate / Certificate from principle related Instructions :
[1] Certificate format : PDF only

Image -6-5(2)


At the last of the GATE 2017 online application form candidate will find declaration they need to read it carefully and check mark as they have read it. Then select source of information about GATE 2017 examination and click on “submit and proceed to payment” tab. Those who want to process further in later time or want to do some changes later may use “Save” tab for such purpose otherwise you must choose submit and proceed to payment.

Image -6-6


(7) When a candidate will click on “submit and proceed to payment” tab they will see a notification window as shown below in which a warning is written about your GATE 2017 online form submission. If you are sure about your details which you have filled in the form then you may click on “continue” tab without any issue.

Image -7


(8) Once again you will be asked about your GATE 2017 online application form submission. If you think that you dont need to do any change not now and not in future then you may click on “yes” tab without any issue.

Image -8


(9) Once candidate successfully submitter his/her GATE 2017 online application form they will receive a message like “Application form submitted successfully” on the next page once they click “yes” tab as shown in image -9 below.

Now a candidate need to pay GATE 2017 examination fee. which is different for different category as  written below :
[1] Women candidates : Rs. 750 /-
[2] SC/ST/PWD candidates : Rs. 750 /-
[3] All other candidates : Rs. 1500 /-
[4] International candidates :  50 US Dollars

Image -9


(10) GATE 2017 online application form filling payment methods are as written below :
[1] Net Banking
[2] Debit Cards
[3] Credit Cards
[4] E-Challan

Image -10


(11) When a candidate successfully pay his/her GATE 2017 examination fee a message will be display like “Online payment made successfully” as shown in image-11.

Image -11


(12) When a candidate successfully fill online application of GATE 2017 and pay successfully GATE 2017 examination fee he/she would be able to download their application form as shown in image-12. This PDF file will contain details which you have filled so far. Please download this application form and keep it safely. It is the proof of your GATE 2017 online application form filling and also contain details which a candidate would require in future. 

Image -12

8987ouiyu1 .


Here in this post we have provided step by step GATE 2017 online application form filling procedure. This post will help those aspirants who are facing any kind of problem at various stages of GATE 2017 online application form filling. Aspirants please keep visiting this page for more updates related to GATE 2017 examination. 

GATE Guide Books

Related Posts :

 GATE 2017 Exam Schedule/Dates
 GATE 2017 Exam Centers/Cities List
 GATE 2017 Exam Instructions

GATE 2017 Result
 GATE 2017 FAQs

Click below given links to get further information.

GATE Total InfoGATE 2018 BooksFree Notes
IES Total InfoIES 2018 BooksFree Mock tests
JAM Total InfoJAM 2018 BooksEngg Diploma
PSUs Total InfoM Tech Total InfoUGC NET Total Info

Be a Part of The New & Next

  GATE fb  GATE G+

Share the Knowledge


  1. hello sir,

    Currently I am in finale year of B.E. I have to register for GATE 2017.But, the problem is my surname in certificate of class SSC/Matriculation is different from the name in B.E.



    So, which name should i use for registeration?

    • Hello Zakwan,

      Out of these two certificates which certificate name you can get correct from their respective department, use that name. Because it is a major issue and you will face problem many times because of this.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  2. I am 8 semester back which documents uploaded from eligible certified for GATE 2017.

    • Hello Temeshwar,

      Candidates with backlog (arrears/failed subjects) in any of the papers in their qualifying degree should upload a copy of any of the mark sheet of the final year issued from the Institute where studying.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  3. what is category certificate ?

    • Hello mishika,

      Only candidates who belong to SC or ST or PwD category have to upload a valid documentary evidence for concession in fees.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  4. Great information on GATE. Please share information on GATE ECE Preparations.

  5. I want to ask that if one didn’t know the last date for gate exam, can that person not be able to register again? I want to give Gate-2016. Please tell me a way to register for the exam. I shall be obliged to u if help me. Plz help.

    • Hello Shreya,

      Sorry there is no solution of this problem. Last date of GATE 2016 registration has been over.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  6. What is pd status in gate application.

  7. Hello admin!

    Sir,i am now in engineering second year after diploma,so i want to know that how to study for gate,as i am eligible for gate in 2018.please give details about time management,use of reference book,making self notes,also suggest about how to prepare for engineering mathematics as my maths is weak.

  8. Hello,
    I have made double payment i.e Rs.1500 (instead of Rs.750) because of network problem. Can you please guide me, what I have to do to get the money back?

  9. Sir, i’ve generated the echallan but now i want to cancel it. Is that possible to cancel my challan and proceed my payment through my debit card.

  10. sir i have completed my registration and also downloaded my application form.later there is an mail from the gate that my signature is found defective and i also rectified it.is that become any problem for me. kindly reply

  11. Hello admin!
    I had messaged earlier on 8th oct at 10:45 regarding issue in uploading my eligibility certificate .. Tried again but still not possible. Same problem with another login of my husband also. Signatures n photos are uploaded but certificate is not being uploaded. Pls help.

    • Hello Shamin,

      Last date of application form filling was 8 Oct. So you would not be able to fill your form now.
      During last days of application form filling many were facing the same problem of not being able to upload photo, signature and certificate. So it was because of busty GATE server.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

      • They are allowing me to edit the form n fill Since I have already registered myself earlier.
        Only problem is that I can’t upload the eligibility certificate … Pls help

  12. sir, after defect was found in my
    application i was suppose to upload
    signature again. i have done it but i
    have uploaded the same signature as
    previous with some minor change. if
    they found any defect will they give
    chance me to correct my signature
    again?? the last date od gate 8th october
    is alredy over. i have registered with
    another email id and phone number. Is
    this possible that i can fill my
    application form again and make
    payment again?? will there any problem
    if i fill two forms with different email ids
    but same candidate details?? please
    help me sir

  13. sir i belongs to sc category and i uploaded my category certificate issued by tamilnadu government. The certificate is in tamil font. my application status is accepted. Is there any problem i need to provide category certificate in english

    • Hello praveen,

      If you GATE application form has been accepted then Don’t worry much abt it.
      All GATE 2016 application forms are being checked carefully. If GATE 2016 office found any mistake in your form they will contact you.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  14. i am santhosh my enrol id B277F56
    i have completed my gate aplication form and payment.
    i want to change my examination center.
    please help me sir.

  15. Sir, i completed gate 2016 fee payment and able to download pdf and downloaded it…is there any thing left in application process like sending the pdf papers in post…is there any later stages left in application which deals with unique payment id and other things?

  16. Dear sir,

    i have applyed for gatteiie 2016…..i have received msg to reupload the certificate again,, but when i check my login there is no option showing for reupload in the registered login,, plz help me

  17. sir,i have entered wrong passing year,.This can be corrected or not after form submission??

  18. Sir,
    I have successfully submitted application , is their any document , or print out of application need to send. Thanks in advance

  19. Hi,

    I’m not able to upload any off Photo, Signature and Certificate.
    The issue still remains, I have tried many times.

    • Hello Manoj,

      Try another computer, fast internet or anything that you can do. This is what I can do for you right now.
      May be it is bcz of heavy traffic. This problem is happening with many candidates today.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  20. sir i have made payment and it has been deducted from a/c but still Goaps showin make payment what should i ?
    reply me asap

  21. i download pdf file. any thing to post ————

  22. Sir
    I have one mistake in gate form. My qualifications details are wrong. Pls tell me, now what should I do? ??????

    • Hello naman,

      Now you can solve this issue by filling new application form with new email id and mobile number.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  23. I open make payment option and then go to other bank’s debit card option then I show SBI banks debit card option but i am go to other bank debit card option then why open only SBI debit card option
    What can I do??
    today is last date
    Reply fast

    • Hello Karan,

      It is issue of GATE server now. We can’t do anything in this issue.
      If you can choose Net Baking now then choose that. It is far more easy than Debit card. Use your relatives Net Banking if you don’t have any.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  24. Hi Admin,

    Its with all three Photo, Signature and Certificate…
    Is there an order in with the files have to be uploaded ?
    Meaning should I upload Photo, before Signature ?

    Thank you

  25. Hi, I’m not able to upload the documents with following specification:
    I just get an ERROR message “Upload Failed! Uploaded file is not as per specification!!!”

    Why doesn’t it say on what criteria it is Failing!!!

    1. Photo:
    2. Dig Signature: 522px X 134px with 4.57 Kb
    3. Degree Certificate: It is a PDF file with 98 Kb

    Can you please let me know, in case you the exact size of the files to be uploaded

    Thank you

  26. Even though my eligibility certificate is under 300kb in pdf format, i couldnt upload it successfully…Revert me as soon as possible

    • Hello udaya,

      Reduce size of file little more and then upload if not work then again reduce and upload. This will work.
      Try again and again.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

  27. i have done the payment and money is deducted from my account. but it is again asking me to make payment.what should i do.

  28. I made online payment for gate but i didnt get any messages as payment is successfull and also the pdf download form
    but my money got deducted. later it displayed like technical error.
    what shall i do ? i lost my money

    • Hello Ashwini,

      Try to fill form again. Pay again. All extra payment would be refund to you.

      Feel free to ask if you need any help in future & join us @ Google+ / Facebook for getting regular updates.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

How to Prepare for GATE 2018 ?Click Here!
Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.