GATE 2019 Admit Card: The ‘GATE 2019 Admit Card’ has been released on the official website. Candidates are advised to download their admit card from the website- gate.iitm.ac.in.
Candidates must note that personal calculators, wristwatches, mobile phones and other electronic devices are not allowed. However, there will be a virtual scientific calculator on the computer screen. For rough work, candidates will be provided with scribble pads.
Candidates will not be permitted to enter the examination hall after 10 AM in the morning session and after 3 PM in the afternoon session.
The exam will be a 3-hour duration and will comprise 65 questions, each carrying 1 or 2 marks, totalling to 100 marks. There will be negative marking for wrong answers in questions having multiple choices. However, there will be no negative marking for wrong answers in numerical answer type questions.
IIT Madras will conduct the test for Graduate Aptitude in Engineering (GATE) from February 2 to February 10.
Last year, IIT Guwahati had conducted the exam. Close to 10 lakh candidates take the GATE exam every year, which is a gateway to higher level engineering courses and Public Sector Unit (PSU) jobs. The GATE 2019 result will be declared in the month of March.
For the uninitiated, candidates were given adequate time for online registration and subsequently for change in applicant detail, exam paper, personal data and Corrections request concerning Gender / Category / PwD Status / Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities. Candidates were also given a chance to change the exam city in November.