GATE Admit Card 2019 - IIT Madras will release the GATE 2019 admit card in the first week of January tentatively. Candidates who have registered for the entrance exam will be able to download their GATE admit card 2019 by using their enrollment ID or email ID with the password through GOAPS. It is to noted that GATE 2019 admit card will not be sent to any candidate; they will be required to download it. However, before downloading the admit card of GATE 2019, it is important that candidates check all the details mentioned over it and in case of any discrepancies, immediately inform the authorities. No request for any changes in the examination centre, date or time as specified in the GATE admit card 2019 will be taken into consideration by the authorities. On the GATE examination day, candidates will be required to carry their admit cards along with original identity proof, otherwise entry inside the hall will be restricted. Candidates can get complete information in this article about GATE 2019 admit card including the process to download it, availability dates, and particulars of admit card, etc.
Important Dates related to GATE Admit Card 2019
Release of GATE 2019 admit card
First week of January tentatively
Last date to download admit card
To be notified
GATE 2019 entrance exam
First and second week of February
GATE 2019 result announcement
Third week of March 2019
How to download GATE Admit Card 2019?
To check and download the admit card of GATE 2019, candidates need to follow the steps given below.
Click on the link given (it will be updated as the admit card is released)
Enter GATE 2019 enrollment number or email address
Enter GOAPS password
Click on “Submit” button
The admit card will appear on the screen
Check the details mentioned over it and if satisfied, download it
Take color print out of the admit card on A4 sized paper
GATE admit card window looks like the image given below:
Steps to Retrieve GATE 2019 Enrollment ID and Password
Candidates need to follow the given steps to check their enrollment ID and password in case they forget it.
In case candidates forgot Password?
Click on “Request for OTP”. The OTP will be sent to the candidates’ registered mobile number.
The OTP has to be submitted after which the candidates will be able to reset their password.
In case candidates forgot Enrollment ID?
Click on “Forgot Enrollment ID”
Candidates will have to enter their registered mobile number.
The Enrollment ID will be sent to the registered mobile number and email ID of the candidate.
Details mentioned over GATE admit card 2019
Date of the entrance exam
Time of the exam
Name of the candidate
GATE paper appearing for
Examination centre code, name and address
Photograph of the candidate
Signature of the candidate
GATE organizing chairman signature
Exam day instructions to the candidate
Sample image of the GATE admit card / hall ticket
Things to keep in mind while downloading the GATE admit card 2019
Since, GATE 2019 admit card is an important document to carry to the examination hall, candidates must download it properly keeping the following things in mind.
Candidates must not forget to check all the details mentioned in the admit card, of whether they are clear and correct or not.
It is important to check the clarity of the photograph in the admit card. In case, the photograph is not identifiable, then the admit card of GATE will not be valid. Also, if the photograph on the admit card does not match with the person appearing in the exam, the person will not be allowed inside the examination hall.
The signature as on the admit card must also be checked of their clarity and visibility. The signature must match the one which will be used in the examination centre.
GATE 2019 registration number must be checked as if it is correct and clearly mentioned or not.
Candidates must take a print out of GATE admit card on A4 size paper. For this, a laser color printer must be used.
Photo Identification Proofs to be carried along with GATE Admit Card 2019
Candidates must mark this – the GATE 2019 admit card has to be carried along with an original photo identification proof. Candidates will NOT be allowed inside the examination hall if they forget to carry their identity proof. Only carrying GATE admit card to the exam hall will not be enough. The identification proof produced along with the admit card of GATE must be the same as used during the application procedure.
Identification Proofs to be carried (any one) – Indian Candidates
Identification Proofs to be carried (any one) – International Candidates
Government issued ID
Instructions on GATE Admit Card 2019 for the exam day
The admit card of GATE 2019 must be presented for verification along with the original valid photo identification proof specified at the time of filling the application form. A photo ID proof can be any of the following - Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar-UID, College ID, Employee ID, or Driving License.
GATE 2019 admit card will be valid only if the candidate’s photograph and signature are clear and legible. To ensure this, the candidates should take a coloured printout of the admit card on an A4 size paper using a laser printer.
All candidates are requested to report at the examination venue 60 minutes before the exam starts. Candidates can also visit/locate the venue a day before to avoid any last minute confusion and to reach in time on the exam day.
Only after all of the credentials are verified, the candidates will be allowed to appear in the examination.
No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination venue after 9.30 am.
Candidates will be allowed to occupy their allotted seats 45 minutes before scheduled start of the exam. The candidates will have to login and start reading all of the instructions 20 minutes before the examination commences.
Before the examination ends, the candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall.
Personal calculators, mobile phones, watches or any other electronic devices will not be allowed in the examination hall. A virtual scientific calculator will be available on the computer screen during the exam. Candidates will not be allowed to bring any charts/tables/papers into the examination hall. GATE authorities will not be responsible for the personal belongings of the candidate.
For rough work, the candidates will be provided with scribble pads. All candidates will have to write their name and registration number on the scribble pad before he/she uses it. The scribble pad has to be returned to the invigilator at the end of the exam.
FAQs on GATE Admit Card 2019
Ques: When will I receive my GATE admit card?
Ans:You will not receive the admit card of GATE by email or post as it will be available in online mode only. You will have to login and download it. The facility to download it will be activated by IIT Madras from first week of January onwards.
Ques: I checked my GATE admit card. The photo and signature are not clear. What should I do?
Ans: In this case, download the admit card and email your GATE zonal Centre specifying the problem attaching the copy of the admit card with it. They will rectify and send the correct one. To know your GATE zonal centre, check the IIT that is coordinating for your GATE 2019 exam centre. That will be your GATE zonal centre to whom you have to send the email to.
Ques: Are there any specification about the printout of the GATE admit card?
Ans:Yes. The authorities have specified that the GATE 2019 admit card must be a colour printout on an A4 sized paper. It is important to follow this guideline to avoid being restricted from going inside the exam hall.
Ques: Is it compulsory to carry the original Photo ID along with the GATE admit card?
Ans:Yes, it is compulsory. You will not be allowed to enter the examination hall in case, you don’t carry it. You need to carry your original Photo ID of the document you mentioned while filling the GATE 2019 application form. You will not be allowed inside the hall, if you carry any other document.
Ques: Is it necessary to preserve my GATE 2019 admit card?
Ans:Yes, it is necessary to keep GATE admit card 2019 safe as the scores of GATE will be valid for 3 years from the date of result declaration. If you qualify and wish to take admissions in M.Tech programme a year later, you will be required to produce the admit card and the score card. Many PSUs are recruite on the basis of GATE scores and at times they recruit on the basis of the previous year GATE scores. In such a case, you will be required to present GATE admit card while applying for the same. Therefore, it is advisable to keep a copy of GATE admit card 2019 safely.
This article has been written on previous year's information. It will be updated as soon as new information comes in.