What is Gate ?
GATE exam is conducted through eight zones which the administrative institutes are given below:
Zone-1: Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Zone-2: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Zone-3: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Zone-4: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Zone-5: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Zone-6: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Zone-7: Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Zone-8: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2011 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, designated as the Organising Institute for GATE 2011 .So,for GATE 2012 ,the organising institution may be head over to another zone,and it will be announced shortly.
Why should we take GATE ?
To pursue M.Tech/M.E program in a leading institute of the country. The benefits of M.Tech are :
More and better companies for Campus placement in leading Institutes. Higher salaries are being offered for M.Tech as compared B.tech. M.Tech degree leads to specialization and furthering of interest in a certain area which may lead to Ph.D. M.Tech degree is a must for those wishing to apply for Faculty/Research positions in educational institutes/R&D centres. Scholarship is paid during M.Tech. so student can easily afford his needs. M.Tech program is a 4 semester(24 months) program; so get more time to work out career opportunities. To be a part of any Nationally reputed Educational Institute and enjoy learning and research. Some industries and foreign universities have indicated their interest in GATE qualified candidates. Some colleges/Institutes specify GATE as mandatory qualification even for admission of self financing students. Gate qualified candidates in the Engineering discipline are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratorie