How to Apply GATE 2014?
All candidates have to apply via ONLINE only. Please read the details given below before you start online application process.
How To Fill Online Application Form Of GATE 2014
1. GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS)
An online interface is provided for most of applicantís interaction with the GATE office. With this interface an applicant can
- Do Enrollment using "New User Register here"
- Fill the online application form
- Upload photograph and signature.
- Pay the application fee through net-banking or indicate your option for payment through bank challan (State Bank of India or Syndicate Bank).
- Check the Status of your application form: Received, Under Scrutiny, Accepted, Defect Status, Status after Rectification, Rejected with Valid Reasons, Admit Card Ready for Download, etc.
- Contact the Zonal GATE office in case of any queries/problems.
- Download Admit Card.
- View your responses, marks and GATE score.
The login to this interface is through your GOAPS Enrolment ID and a GOAPS password. Length of the password should be 8 -15 characters. Please note that \a, \b, \n, \r, \t, \\ are not permitted in the password. Keep this information safe and do not disclose it to anyone.
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2. Browser Settings
Please set the following browser settings to ensure that the application process is error free
In Google Chrome: Settings > Advanced Settings > Privacy: Content Settings > Cookies > Allow local data to be set
In Firefox: Tools (or Edit) > Options (or Preferences)> Privacy > Firefox will > Use custom settings for history > Accept Cookies from sites
In IE: Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced button > Check Override Automatic Cookie Handling > Click on Accept radio buttons > Always allow session cookies.
In IE: Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level... > Scroll down to get Scripting > Enable Active Scripting.
3. Filling in Application Online
GOAPS: GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS website) can be accessed from the website of the respective Zonal GATE Offices or from the website of the GATE 2014 Organizing Institute.
Enrolment: You must first enroll yourself, by providing a valid email address, mobile number and a GOAPS password. Choose the email id that you check frequently, as all communications to you from the GATE Offices will be sent to this address (DO NOT USE ANYBODY ELSEíS e-mail ADDRESS. ONLY ONE PERSON CAN REGISTER WITH ONE e-mail ADDRESS). Give your personal
mobile number because most of the communications may also be sent via SMS.
GOAPS Password: This will be the password that you will be providing to the GOAPS during the Enrolment. You must remember this along with the GOAPS Enrolment ID to login to GOAPS. Choose a password that cannot be guessed easily (it should NOT be your name, date of birth, or some string of numbers or letters like 12345, abcd, etc.), so as to ensure that the data you provide is not accessible to any person other than yourself. Length of the password should be 8 -15 characters. The following are not permitted:
\a, \b, \n, \r, \t, \\
GOAPS Enrolment ID: Upon registration, an email and SMS containing your GOAPS Enrolment ID will be sent to you. You need to remember this along with the GOAPS password for all GATE 2014 related communications/website operations.
Data Requirement for Application Filling: Before you login to GOAPS using Enrolment ID and Password, keep the following information ready:
Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parentís name, parentís mobile number etc.)
- Address for Communication (including PIN code)
- Eligibility degree details (College address, PIN code of college)
- GATE paper, choice of GATE Examination Cities
- Good quality image of your photograph conforming to the requirements specified in Photograph Requirements
- Good quality image of your signature conforming to the requirements specified in Signature Specifications.
- Details of a valid ID Proof that you will carry to the examination hall.
- Optional: Your Netbanking login and password to make the application fee payment via online net banking mode. Alternately, you may wish to pay via the challan mode.
Application Filling: Fill in the necessary data in the online application form by carefully following instructions given there. You may edit the data at this stage if you require. Upload the required soft copy of photo and signature. Check the correctness of the photo and signature that are uploaded. If you are not satisfied, you may upload them again.
->You will have to select one of the two payment options (details given below) while filling the online form.
->The GOAPS allows you to enter data, 'Save' partially filled form, "Logout", and resume filling in by logging in again. You may address the error messages that may appear on saving the filled in data.
->Before you make the payment, you have to carefully check for any errors or missing data.
->Once you press 'Submit & Proceed to Payment' button, no further changes to the application can be made.
->After processing "Submit & Proceed to Payment" you will be taken to payment option where you may choose offline or via Netbanking option. Candidates who have selected via Netbanking option will follow the instructions given below for online net-banking, in the payment section and complete the payment process. Those who have selected the challan payment option will directly proceed to the next step "Proceed Next for PDF Download".
->You will then see two links namely 'Download Challan for Payment' and "Download Filled Application". You have to download the PDF files from these links and print the files. In case if you have opted payment via Netbanking, you will have to download only filled in application form from "Download Filled Application". The download application form will contain two pages as mentioned below
->Page 1: Instructions to the candidate and address slip where you need to send the hard copy
->Page 2: The application form. Note that the bottom part may contain the certificate to be signed by the college Principal or may be left blank (depending on your eligibility status).
->Those who opted offline payment: Optional page for candidates who select "bank challan" mode of payment (as against the net-banking). This page will contain 3 copies of the challan to be processed with the respective banks (SBI or Syndicate Bank).
->Problems in Login into GOAPS ĖThis step may be used, if the candidate forgets the password or the Enrolment ID or did not receive the Enrolment ID. Visit the "Problems in Login into GOAPS" link on the GOAPS website.
->In case of forgotten Enrolment ID or non-receipt of Enrolment ID via email, candidate must provide Mobile Number and email address. The Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate via SMS/email.
->In case of forgotten password, candidate must provide Mobile Number, Email and Enrolment ID, which will be verified and a "one time password" (OTP) will be sent via Email and SMS using which candidate can reset new GOAPS password.
->In case of forgotten both Enrolment ID and password, candidate must provide Mobile Number and email address. The Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate via SMS/email.
5. Photograph Requirements
->Please pay attention to upload good quality photograph. Poor quality of photographs submitted will lead to rejection of your GATE application, without any refund of the application fees. The GATE Score card will be printed with the photograph you submit.
->The photograph must be in color and must be taken in a professional studio. Photograph taken using a Mobile phone and other self-composed portraits are NOT acceptable.
->Photograph must be taken in a White or a very light background.
->The photograph must have been taken after 1st July 2013.
->In the photograph, the height of the face (between chin and the top of the forehead) should occupy about 50% of the height of the photograph.
->The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow. The photograph must show full frontal view with both ears being visible and eyes open.
->If you normally wear spectacles, glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Glare can be avoided with a slight downward tilt of the glasses or by removing the glasses for the photo shoot.
->You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses, only clear glasses are permitted.
->Ask your photo studio to provide the image in a JPEG format and also on a standard 3.5 cm ◊ 4.5 cm print (350 x 450 pixels).
-> Have pixel width in the range 240 to 600 and ensure that the width to height aspect ratio is in the range 0.63 to 0.86.
->File size should be between 5KB and 100KB.
->For your own benefit it may be prudent not to intentionally change your facial features or hair style as in the photograph until the day of the exam.
6. Signature Specifications
->Please draw a rectangular box of size 7 ◊ 2 cm on an A4 white paper. Put your signature with black or dark blue ink pen within this box.
->Scan the signature using scanner at 200 pixels per inch (dpi), and crop the image to the box.
->Have pixel width in the range 300 to 600 and ensure that the width to height aspect ratio is in the range 3.15 to 3.97.
->Save the image in JPEG format. Only JPEG image formats will be accepted.
->Ensure that the file size is between 5KB and 100KB.
->Photographs of the signatures taken using mobile phone or digital cameras are not acceptable, and can result in disqualification of the application without any refund of the fee.