GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria 2023

GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria 2023

ByAnand Pandey  |  Updated on: Apr 6, 2022GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria 2023. Find out Age Limit, Nationality, and Educational Qualification. Know about GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria for Computer Science Engineering here.
GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria 2023. Find out Age Limit, Nationality, and Educational Qualification. Know about GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria for Computer Science Engineering here.
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GATE CSE eligibility criteria 2023 will be released by IIT Kanpur. The eligibility criteria will be announced on the official notification. It will carry all the information candidates must fall under in order to be eligible for the exam. 

Here we have mentioned related information on the GATE CSE eligibility such as the age limit, nationality, educational qualification, and a number of attempts. 

What is GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria?

GATE CSE eligibility criteria are the set of rules candidates must fall under in order to be eligible to sit in the exam. There are various factors that make candidates eligible for the exam. Only the eligible candidates are allowed to sit in the exam. With the new changes in the eligibility criteria, candidates in the 3rd year of the under graduation course are allowed to sit in the exam. The major factors of the GATE CSE eligibility criteria are:

  • Nationality
  • Educational Qualification
  • Age Limit
  • Number of Attempts 

We have elaborated all in the following sections in detail.

GATE CSE Eligibility Criteria Educational Qualification

The first set of rules in which a candidate must fall is the educational qualification. There are various rules such as candidates in the 3rd year or completed the under graduation course from the Govt. approved institution is allowed to sit in the exam. There are other important eligibility criteria for the candidates belonging to the various categories which are explained in the table provided below:

Degree/Program 

Years in the Course

B.E. / B.Tech. /  

B. Pharm. / B. Arch. / B.Sc. (Research) / B.S. 

3 or higher

M.B.B.S. 

5 or higher

Professional Society  Examinations  

(equivalent to B.E. /  B.Tech. /  

B.Arch.) 

Completed Section A

M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA  or equivalent 

1 or higher

Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or  Dual Degree  

 (after Diploma or 10+2) 

3 or higher

Pharm. D. (after 10+2) 

3 or higher

GATE CSE Eligibility Age Limit

As per the information released in the official brochures regarding GAT CSE eligibility criteria, there is no age restriction for the candidates. Aspirants can give the exam at any age. Each year candidates of various age groups sit for the exam. 

GATE CSE Eligibility Nationality

GATE exam being open to the international candidates, 

GATE CSE Eligibility Number of Attempts

As per the GATE CSE exam eligibility criteria, candidates can give the exam any number of times over the years. No limit has been imposed regarding the number of attempts of the GATE exam. Although a candidate can give the exam once every year. 

Documents Required for GATE CSE Eligibility

In order to attempt the GATE exam, candidates are advised to submit the following documents at the time of filling the form. Without submitting these necessary and updated documents, the application form of the candidates will be rejected. The documents required to present as per the GATE CSE eligibility criteria are:

  • Degree certificate/ course completion certificate//provisional degree certificate/membership certificate
  • Provisional Certificate Letter
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ ST), if applicable
  • A person with Disability (PwD) certificate, if applicable
  • Photograph and signature
  • Certificate of Dyslexia, if applicable

GATE CS Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • The educational qualification as per the GATE CSE eligibility criteria is:

    Course

    Years in the course

    B.E. / B.Tech. /  

    B. Pharm. / B. Arch. 

    3 or higher

    M.B.B.S. 

    5 or higher

    Pharm. D. (after 10+2) 

    3 or higher

    M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA  or equivalent 

    1 or higher

    Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. /  M.S. / Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or  Dual Degree  

     (after Diploma or 10+2) 

    3 or higher

    B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com. / B.Sc. (Research) / B.S. 

    3 or higher

  • GATE eligibility criteria for CSE will be released by the exam conducting authority this year. This year's exam will be conducted by IIT Kanpur. Hence IIT Kanpur will be releasing the GATE CSE eligibility criteria.

  • Yes, as per the latest information released by the officials, candidates studying in the 3rd year of B.Tech. course are eligible for the exam. Candidates are advised to check the official notification in order to know more about the GATE CSE eligibility criteria.

  • As per the GATE eligibility criteria for CSE, there is no restriction regarding attempts at the exam. Candidates can attempt the exam any number of times over the years but it is important to know that the GATE CSE exam can be attempted only once per year.

  • As per the GATE eligibility criteria for CSE, age is not restricted. Candidates of any age group can sit for the exam. Similar to the number of attempts, the age restriction is also not considered an important aspect for candidates to be eligible for the exam.

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