GATE 2022 ECE Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualification, Degree, Document

GATE 2022 ECE Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit, Qualification, Degree, Document

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: May 23, 2021GATE EC 2022 Application process with late fees has been deactivated! GATE 2022 Notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Download GATE ECE notification pdf. Registration for GATE begins on 2nd September. Know GATE ECE exam dates 2022, registration, syllabus, books, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
GATE EC 2022 Application process with late fees has been deactivated! GATE 2022 Notification has been released by IIT Kharagpur. Download GATE ECE notification pdf. Registration for GATE begins on 2nd September. Know GATE ECE exam dates 2022, registration, syllabus, books, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
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GATE EC Eligibility Criteria

GATE EC Eligibility Criteria is set up by the conducting body which is IIT Kharagpur. There will be set conditions that will be released by IIT Kharagpur which is mandatory to be met by every candidate who aspires to appear for the GATE EC exam. The eligibility criteria for GATE EC will include parameters like age limit, nationality, educational qualification etc. The details of each parameter will be given here. Candidates who do not match the criteria will be disqualified and will not be eligible to appear for the exam. Candidates are advised to go through the GATE EC Eligibility Criteria in detail and carefully before filling the GATE application form.

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Nationality of the candidate

  • Indian national candidates will be eligible for the exam.
  • Candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) will also be eligible to appear.

Age Limit of candidate

 There is no minimum or maximum age limit prescribed to appear for the examination.

Academic Details of the Candidate

  • Candidates who have completed/will complete their Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree (M.Sc) in any relevant science subject from a recognised University or institution will be eligible for GATE 2022.
  • Those pursuing their-year B.Tech or UG course are also eligible to appear for GATE 2022. 
  • No minimum percentage required at the undergraduate level for appearing in GATE 2022.
  • No limit on the number of attempts either. Hence, candidates who have appeared for GATE once earlier can appear again.

Validity of GATE Score

GATE score is valid for three years. Candidates applying for admission in IITs or jobs in PSUs must have a valid GATE 2022/ 2021/ 2020 score. 

GATE 2022 Degree Wise Eligibility

Qualifying Degree

Qualifying Degree/ Examination (Descriptive)

Eligible candidates description

Qualifying Year cannot be later than

B.Arch

5 years Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

Students in the final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or already passed

2022

B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology( 4 years after 10+2)  or

3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology and those who are in the final year of these programmes 

Students in the final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or already passed

2022

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch.)

B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch equivalent examinations, of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)

Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

NA

Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post B.Sc.)

Post- B.Sc.Integrated Master’s degree programme in Engineering/ Technology (Four year programme)

Pursuing the 2nd/3rd/ 4th year or already passed

2022

B.Sc.(Research)/ B.S

4 years after 10+2 Bachelor's degree in Science or Post Diploma in Science

Students in the final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or already passed

2022

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

Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent

Students in the final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or already passed

2021

Int. M. Sc/ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Integrated M.Sc. or Five year integrated B.S.-M.S. programme

Students in the final year of Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or already passed

2022

Int. M.E./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree programs or Dual Degree programme in Engineering/ Technology (Five-year programme)

Pursuing the 4th/ 5th year or already passed

2022

Pharm. D. (after 10+2)

6 years program, consisting of internship or residency training (during the sixth year)

Pursuing the 4th/ 5th/6th year or already passed

2022

Documents Required for GATE 2022 Eligibility

  • The degree certificate/provisional degree certificate/course completion certificate/membership certificate as issued by the society or institute if the candidate has completed any one of the degree mentioned above.
  • Candidates have to upload their Provisional Certificate Letter (as issued by the Head of the Institute/Dean/Registrar/Head of Department) or a copy of marks card for Section A of AMIE, etc if If the candidate is expected to complete one of the qualifying norms in 2022 or later
  • No documnet have to be sent by post. All the documents have to be uploaded only while filling the online application.
  • Upload a copy of any of the mark sheet of the final year issued from the institute where he/she was studying in case the candidates with backlogs (failed subjects) in any of the subjects in their qualifying examination.

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  • Yes final year students are eligible for GATE EC.

  • There is no maximum age limit for GATE EC 2022 

  • The GATE score is valid for 3 years.

  • Yes, international students eligible for GATE exam

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