For the year 2012 GATE the following are the changes with respect to eligibility and application pattern.
Unlike last year, from this year onwards candidates studying in final year are only permitted to appear for GATE exam.
GATE 2012 APPLICATION PROCESS:
Till last year there was both online/offline application method for GATE. This year onwards only online application process is available.Candidates have to fill the application through online and should get registered. After that print ot of the application form has to be taken and should be attested with the required documents and sent to the corresponding address.
GATE 2012 ADMIT CARD:
From this year onwards ADMIT cards will not be sent to the mailing address instead candidates have to download the ADMIT card.
AT THE EXAM CENTER:
Candidates appearing on the day of exam shold take the print out of the admit card along with passport size photograph, photo id proof( driving license, passport, PAN card, voter id Card, Stdent id card /employee identity card).
NOTE: In the absence of mentioned any of the above Id proofs, candidates are not permitted to appear for the exam.