GATE Exam Dates 2016

The students who have completed their 12th standard will think about their higher studies. Some students prefer arts and some students prefer engineering. Students who want to become engineers should appear for GATE exam. GATE is the entrance exam which is conducted for the students who want to get places in engineering college. The term GATE is referred as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. The GATE exam dates will be conducted for students every year. This entrance exam will be conducted for different branches for UG courses such as Engineering/ Technology/Architecture.


The exam notification will be released by IISC Bangalore. The students who wish to attend this examination can look after the official website. The GATE examination is conducted on different sessions during the February month. But the exam notification will be announced on the month of October. The candidates who are applying for the GATE exam should remember about many dates, since there are many dates are available to note down. Let us discuss about them one by one.



Commencement of online application process

1st sep 2015

Last date for applying online

1st Oct 2015

Last date for payment of application fees online (only for registered candidates)

12th Oct 2015

Last date for downloading E – Challan (only for registered candidates)

13th Oct 2015

Last date for Change of exam center (city) only

20th Nov 2015

Downloading admit card for GATE 2016

28th Dec onwards

GATE 2016 entrance test

30th & 31st Jan 2016 and 6th & 7th Feb 2016

GATE 2016 Result

19th March 2016

Downloading GATE Score card

27th March to 29th May 2016

Downloading GATE 2016 Score Card after 29th May ( on payment of Fee – Rs. 500/-)

30th May to 31st Dec 2016

There are some of the exam dates to be noted by the candidate. They are listed as follows.


GATE 2016 Session Code

GATE 2016 Paper Code

30th Jan 2016


ME and EC


ME, BT, CH, GG, MN and PH


ME and EC

31st Jan 2016


EC, AR, CY, IN, MA and PE


CS and CE

6th Feb 2016


CS and CE


CS and CE

7th Feb 2016


EE, AE, TF, XL and XE

After conducting the examination, the student results will be announced. The results will be published once after the examination is completed. The students who get pass in the entrance exam can plan to apply for the counseling procedure. There are some important dates to be noted for counseling. They are listed as follows.



Availability of the Information Boucher

24th April 2016

Start of CCMT 2016 Online Application

24th April 2016

Last Date for Payment by NEFT

16th May 2016

Last Date for Online fee payment

18th May 2016

Last Date for Choice Filing

20th May 2016

Round 1 of Seat Allotment

31st May 2016

Round 2 of Seat Allotment

9th June 2016

Round 3 of Seat Allotment

19th June 2016

National Spot Round

8th to 10th July 2016

The above dates should be noted by the candidate without fail.