GATE Admit Card 2018 – IIT Guwahati will issue the GATE 2018 admit card from January 5 onwards.The admit card of GATE 2018will be available online till February 11, 2018. All candidates who successfully register themselves for the examination will be able to access and download their GATE admit card 2018 by entering their enrollment ID or email ID along with their password. The admit card of GATE 2018 is an identity document for all candidates. Therefore it is mandatory for them to produce it while reporting at the test centres for the examination. Before downloading the GATE 2018 admit card, the candidates will have to ensure that all of the information provided in the admit card is correct. Candidates must remember to carry the photo identification proof they have mentioned in their GATE application form along with the admit card while appearing for the exam. Candidates must remember that the admit card of GATE 2018 will be required during M.Tech admissions or PSU recruitment. Since the scores of GATE are valid for three years, it is advisable for them to safe keep it for a period of three years. For more information about GATE Admit Card 2018 read the full article.
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GATE 2018 is being conducted by IIT Guwahati on February 3, 4 10 and 11 for 23 papers. Candidates can check below the important dates related to GATE 2018 admit card/hall ticket:
Important Dates of GATE Admit Card 2018
Last Date to fill Online Application Form
October 5, 2017
Release of GATE 2018 Admit Card
January 5, 2018
Last date to download the admit card
February 11, 2018
GATE 2018 Examination
February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2017
Steps to Download GATE Admit Card 2018
Use the given link to download GATE 2018 Admit Card/hall ticket (Link will be activated on January 5, 2018)
Enter the GATE 2018 enrollment ID or registered email ID, password and captcha.
Click “Submit” button
The download link of admit card of GATE 2018 will displayed on the screen.
Using the link, download and save the admit card of GATE.
Check the details in the admit card before printing it out.
If all details are correct, print the GATE hall ticket/admit card in colour in A4 size paper.
The window to download the GATE admit card looks like the image given below.
Things to note before printing the GATE 2018 Admit Card
The candidates should ensure the following points before printing out the admit card of GATE 2018:
Candidates must check if the details given in the admit card is legible and clear or not.
The photograph of the candidate must be clear in the document.
Similarly, the signature of the candidate should also be clear and legible. The signature should also match the one which will be used in the examination centre.
The registration number of GATE 2018 must be mentioned clearly in the document.
Details mentioned in the GATE Admit Card 2018
Date of exam
Time of Exam
Registration No of Candidate
Name of Candidate
GATE paper appearing for
Exam Centre Address in detail
Photograph of candidates
Signature of candidate
Instructions for candidates
Sample image of the GATE 2018 admit card/hall ticket
Which Photo Identification should be carried along with GATE Admit Card 2018?
It is essential for all the candidates to carry their photo identification along with the admit card while reporting at the examination centre. It is advised that the candidates carry only those Photo ID that was mentioned while filling the online GATE 2018 application form. Only the original Photo ID will be accepted. If the candidates forget to carry the required documents, then he/she will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
List of permissible Photo IDs for Indian candidates:
Valid College ID
For International Candidates:
Government issued ID/College ID
Highlights of GATE 2018 Admit Card/Hall Ticket
The admit card of GATE 2018 will be available for all candidates in online mode. The admit card will be not sent in any other mode.
Before downloading the admit card of GATE 2018, the candidates will have to check if all the information provided in the document is valid or not.
Information regarding the candidate's name, examination date, time slot, registration number, name of the exam paper, address of exam centre and examination instructions will be available in the GATE 2018 admit card.
The admit card should not be damaged otherwise the candidates may be disqualified.
Since the admit card can be required anytime therefore the admit card should be kept safely by the candidates till the admission process is over.
Steps to Retrieve GATE 2018 Enrollment ID and Password:
The candidates can follow the given steps to check their enrollment ID and password in case he/she has forgotten it:
Click on “Request for OTP”. The OTP will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number.
The OTP has to be submitted after which the candidates will be able to reset their password.
Forgot Enrollment ID?
Click on “Forgot Enrollment ID”
The 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.
Instructions on GATE 2018 Admit Card to be followed on the Examination Day
The admit card of GATE 2018 must be presented for verification along with atleast one original valid photo identification proof.
GATE admit card 2018 will be valid only if the candidate’s photograph and signature are legible. To ensure this, the candidates should take a coloured printout of the admit card on an A4 size paper.
All candidates are requested to report at the examination venue 60 minutes before the examination starts.
Only after all of the credentials are verified, the candidates will be allowed to appear for the examination.
All candidates will be allowed to occupy their allotted seats 35 minutes before the scheduled start of the examination. The candidates will have to login and start reading all of the instructions 20 minutes before the examination commences.
The candidates are advised to locate the examination centre and its accessibility at least a day before the exam so that they can reach the centre on time.
No candidates will be allowed to enter the examination hall after 2:30 PM
Before the end of the examination, the candidates will not be permitted to leave the examination hall.
Personal calculators, mobile phones 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. The 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 2018:
Q.1. When will I receive my GATE admit card?
Ans. You won’t receive the admit card by email or post as it is only available online. You will have to login and download it. The download facility will be activated by IIT Guwahati from January 5, 2018 onwards. The last date to download the GATE admit card is February 11, 2018.
Q.2. I checked my GATE admit card. The photo and signature are not clear. What should I do?
Ans: Download the admit card. Email your GATE zonal Centre specifying the problem and attach the copy of the admit card along 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 2018 exam centre. That will be your GATE zonal centre to whom you have to send the email to.
Q.3. Are there any specification about the printout of the GATE admit card?
Ans. Yes. The authorities have specified that the GATE 2018 admit card must be a colour printout on an A4 size paper. It is advisable to follow this guideline to avoid being barred from the exam hall.
Q.4. Is it compulsory to carry the original Photo ID along with the GATE admit card 2018?
Ans. Yes it is. You will not be allowed to enter the exam hall otherwise. Yoou also need to keep in mind that you carry the original Photo ID of the document you mentioned while filling the GATE 2018 application form. You will not be allowed if you carry any other document. For the list of permissible documents check the article above on this page
Q.5. Is it necessary to preserve my GATE 2018 admit card?
Ans. Yes. The reason is that the GATE scores are valid for a period of three years from the result declaration. Therefore, if you qualify and wish to take admissions in M.Tech one year later, you will be asked to present the admit card and the score card. Many PSUs are recruiting oon the basis of GATE scores. Sometimes they recruit on the basis of the previous year GATE scores. In such an event, you will be required to furnish the GATE admit card while applying for the same. So it is advisable to preserve a copy of the GATE admit card 2018.
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