The results of the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE 2015) will be announced on the official online application website on March 12, 2015.
GATE 2015 exam was conducted during the forenoon and afternoon sessions on alternate weekends between January 31, 2015 to February 14, 2015.
There was a provision for negative marking that allowed 1/3 mark to be deducted from multiple choice questions carrying one mark and 2/3 mark to be deducted from multiple choice questions carrying two marks. There is no penalty for wrong answers in numerical answer type questions.
GATE 2015 is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science along with seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India.
The GATE 2015 exam is designed to evaluate candidates’ comprehensive understanding of different undergraduate subjects in Engineering and Science.
“A good GATE rank assures a good job,” Slariya, author of the popular book ‘Mechanical Engineering for GATE’, said in an interview to the India Today Education.
“There are nearly 217 Public Sector Undertakings in India and most of them select candidates through the GATE scores. Students who qualify in GATE are entitled to a stipend of Rs 8,000 per month during their M.Tech course,” he added.