GATE 2023 ECE Counselling Process: Check Date, Admission & Important Documents

GATE 2023 ECE Counselling Process: Check Date, Admission & Important Documents

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Jul 29, 2022
Learn about the GATE COAP Counselling 2023 for ECE. Know the Dates for the ECE Counseling 2023. Know the details regarding M.Tech. Admission and Process involving the admission.

GATE ECE Counseling 2023 process will start soon after the result is declared on the official GATE website. Candidates are advised to apply for the counselling process as and when it starts.

Here we have also discussed the GATE 2023 Counselling process, such as counselling Dates, features, and documents required to participate in the counselling process.

GATE ECE Counselling 2023

Candidates who qualify in the GATE ECE Exam can apply for IITs by applying to COAP for M.Tech admission. Candidates looking for admissions in NITs should apply for CCMT for NIT M.Tech admission. GATE 2023 ECE counselling will be conducted through  COAP and CCMT. Candidates should separately apply for COAP & CCMT to get admission to the participating institutes. 

CCMT counselling is conducted for admission to NITs, IIITs, and gifts. COAP is conducted for admission to IITs. The state and private universities can conduct their own counselling based on GATE scores obtained by the candidates. Candidates will be allotted respective colleges based on their GATE scores using the GATE counselling process.

GATE 2023 ECE Counselling Dates


Important Dates

Application for GATE 2023

30 August 2022

GATE 2023 Result Date

16 March 2023

Availability of GATE 2023 Score Card

21 March 2023

CCMT 2023

To be notified

COAP 2023

To be notified

GATE COAP Counselling Date 2023

The dates for the GATE 2023 are given below in the table. 



COAP round 1

To Be Notified

COAP 2021 round 2

To Be Notified

COAP round 3

To Be Notified

COAP 2021 round 4

To Be Notified

COAP round 5

To Be Notified

COAP 2021 additional rounds

To Be Notified

GATE ECE Counselling 2023 Important Features

  • The exam conducting authority is IIT Kharagpur for GATE ECE 2023.
  • For admissions in the participating institutes, candidates have to apply for COAP and CCMT counselling 
  • On the basis of GATE scores, COAP is conducted for admission to IITs.
  • Admissions to NITs, IIITs and GFITs is conducted by CCMT
  • A written test or interview for shortlisting candidates is conducted by many institutes

GATE 2023 Counselling - M.Tech Admissions into IITs

  • M.Tech Admissions in IITs will be done only if the candidate fills out a separate application form.
  • Candidates need to apply for COAP Counselling for admissions to IITs.
  • Candidates have to register on the individual institute’s website as well.

GATE Counselling 2023 - M.Tech Admissions into NITs, IIITs and GFITs

  • Counselling for MTech admissions in NITs, IIITs and GFITs by applying for CMT
  • There will be three rounds that will take place
  • Steps of registration, making the payment of fee, doing choice locking followed by the document verification will be a part of the counselling process.
  • GATE scores/ranks, availability of seats and choices locked by the candidates will determine the final seat allotment in the GATE Counselling 2023 process.

GATE 2023 Counselling - M.Tech Admissions into State and Private Universities

  • State and private universities will conduct a separate counselling process.
  • Many universities may conduct a separate written test and interview for admission.
  • Based on the score obtained in the GATE Exam, many universities give admission.

Take a look at the colleges and universities taking GATE Scores:

  • Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • COEP (College of Engineering, Pune)
  • DIAT Pune
  • DTU (Delhi Technical University)
  • IISc Bangalore
  • IITM-K (Indian Institute of Technology and Management- Kerala)
  • Maharashtra M.Tech Admission
  • NSIT
  • PEC (Punjab Engineering College)
  • PTU
  • RGIPT (Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum and Technology)
  • RGUKT Hyderabad
  • Thapar University
  • University of Hyderabad

Documents Required During Counselling

  • Class 10th certificate and mark sheet.
  • Class 12th certificate and mark sheet.
  • Graduation mark sheet of all the semester.
  • Caste certificate (if applicable).
  • EWS Certificate (if applicable).
  • GATE Admit Card.
  • Valid Photo ID.
  • GATE Scorecard.
  • College leaving certificate issued by the college.
  • Passport size photograph of the candidate.

GATE Counselling Process 2023 for ECE

The GATE counselling process will be done in online mode only. 

There are three options that you will find while applying for the GATE 2022 Counselling. 

Option 1: Accept and Freeze: When a candidate has accepted the allotted seat and does not want up-gradation.

Option 2: Retain and Wait: This is chosen when the candidate wants to accept the given seat as well as wants up-gradation. 

Option 3: Reject and Wait: This option is exercised when a candidate does not want to accept any of the offers available. 

GATE Counselling Flowchart

The following is the flowchart of the GATE Counselling process. 


GATE ECE Counselling FAQs

  • There is no common counselling process for GATE 2023; students have to apply separately for admissions in IITs and NITs/IIITs.

  • CCMT 2023 counselling will be conducted for admissions to NITs, IIITs and GFITs by applying online and paying the registration fee.

  • GATE result 2023 is expected to be out in 16 March 2023.

  • You can only apply online.


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