The results of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2017 examination have been declared on its official website by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee on Sunday (March 26).
The test was conducted on February 4, 5, 11 and 12. The answer keys were released on February 27.
Candidates can check their results by clicking here and entering their enrolment id. Successful candidates can download the scorecard till May 5, 2017 only. As per the official website, GATE 2017 scorecard download will be enabled shortly.
Conducted by the Indian Institute of Science and the IIT, GATE scores are used for admission to MTech/PhD programmes in IITs, IISc and various other institutes. GATE is conducted in 23 disciplines of engineering and science subjects and identifies the candidate’s understanding of a subject and aptitude and eligibility for higher studies.
GATE scores are also used as a criterion for recruitment in government organisations such as cabinet secretariat, and national and state public sector undertakings in India. Many GATE qualified candidates are paid scholarships or assistantship, especially funded by the ministry of human resources development and by other ministries.
The GATE score is valid for 3 years.