GATE COAP 2021 - Eligibility, Important Dates, Registration
GATE COAP 2021 - IIT Bombay will be conducting GATE 2021 COAP counselling tentatively in the month of May. Candidates will be required to do GATE COAP 2021 registrations which will start tentatively in April. GATE 2021 COAP will be the centralised counselling procedure done for admission into PG Engineering programs in all participating IITs and ISc Bangalore. Candidates with valid GATE score from the year 2019, 2020 or 2021 will be eligible to participate in GATE COAP counselling 2021. Candidates will be required to register and fill the choice of programmes and institutes. Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) is a portal where candidates will be able to check the result and seat allotment done by the GATE participating institutes. GATE 2021 will be conducted on February 6, 7, 13 and 14. Read the complete article to know more about GATE COAP 2021.
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GATE COAP 2021 Dates
GATE COAP registration 2021
Last week of April 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round 1
Second week of May 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round 2
Third week of May 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round 3
First week of June 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round 4
Second week of June 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round 5
Third week of June 2021
COAP Seat Allotment Round for additional rounds
What is COAP
Common Offer Acceptance Portal, commonly known as COAP is a portal where all the participating IITs and ISc Bangalore publish the result of seat allotment. For admission in M.Tech courses in any of the participating IITs or ISc Bangalore, candidates having a valid GATE score are required to register online at the COAP portal along with the institute. Admission in M.Tech courses at NITs and GFTIs is through CCMT portal. Using the COAP portal, candidates will have to check their seat allotment status and accept/ reject the seat.
GATE COAP 2021 Eligibility Criteria
There are certain conditions and requirements that every applicant needs to fulfill in order to be eligible for admission. Applications of candidates who do not meet the eligibility conditions are liable to be rejected. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of GATE COAP 2021 before applying.
GATE COAP Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates should have a valid GATE score from the year 2019, 2020 or 2021 to apply for COAP.
Candidates having more than one valid GATE score will have to enter the highest score during registration, however, details about other scores will also be required.
Having a GATE score in more than one paper must provide details about all the scores.
.Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria specified by the institute in which they are applying.
GATE COAP 2021 Registration
Candidates seeking admission should get themselves registered on the GATE COAP 2021 portal. GATE COAP application form 2021 will be released tentatively in the last week of April. Candidates can check the detailed procedure to fill GATE COAP 2021 application form.
GATE COAP Registration Process
In the first step, candidates will have to register online by providing the basic candidate details and GATE qualification.
Upon successful registration, candidates will receive login information in email and password details in mobile phone.
Login using the login ID and password and verify the details entered while registering.
In the next step, apply to the institutes in which admission is desired from the institute official website.
Check allotment status after seat allotment round.
Steps to check admission offers through GATE COAP 2021 portal
Candidates will be able to check the admissions offered by the participating institutes on the GATE COAP portal. To check the status, candidates will have to log into the candidate portal using the valid credentials. Candidates should check the following steps to know how to check COAP seat allotment result 2021.
Visit the GATE COAP 2021 portal.
Login using the valid ID and password.
Click on the “Seat Allotment” button.
The institute wise allotment of seats for every institute’s status in which applied will be reflected on the screen.
Candidates has to confirm the seat allotment with options from “Accept and Freeze”, “Retain and Wait”, “Reject and Wait” and “Reject”.
How to accept seat allotment through GATE COAP 2021?
Once the seat allotment is done, candidates will have to confirm the seat allotment with options from “Accept and Freeze”, “Retain and Wait”, “Reject and Wait” and “Reject”. Candidates who have not been allotted any seat will have to wait for subsequent rounds for the allotment.
Accept and Freeze - Candidates should select this option when they wish to accept the allotted seat and do not want upgradation in any subsequent rounds of seat allotment. Such candidates will not be considered for any seat allotment or upgrading offers in any subsequent rounds of admission.
Retain and Wait - This option should be selected when candidates wish to accept the allotted seat but at the same time, also want to be considered for upgrading in subsequent seat allotment rounds. Such candidates will not be considered for the other rejected offers in the current round. Also, if any higher preferred offer is made in the next round then the existing 'Retain and Wait' offer will get cancelled.
Reject and Wait - Candidates should select this option when they do not want to accept any of the allotted seats but wish to be considered for subsequent rounds of seat allotment.
Reject - This option implies the final round of COAP where the “Reject and Wait” option would imply “Reject” as there will be no further rounds of seat allotment. Candidates should select this option when they do not want to accept any seat offered during GATE COAP 2021.
GATE COAP Seat Allotment Options
Accept and Freeze
Retain and Wait
Reject and Wait
Online Additional Rounds
* No, if the candidates have already used Retain & Wait on the same offer twice. Same offer refers to the program “XYZ” of a particular Institute “ABC”.
**Candidates may have to follow spot rounds either online or offline and it could be specific to the institutes. Depending on the vacancy status and admission date, there could be a few more extra rounds from the participating institutes.
GATE COAP 2021 Participating Institutes
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
COAP 2021 Unit
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - GATE COAP 2021 - Eligibility, Important Dates, Registration
Question: What is COAP?
COAP is a common platform for candidates where participating institutes publish the seat allotment result and students make the choice for admission into an M.Tech. Programme in the institutes. COAP is not a portal for applying for M.Tech. admission. Candidates have to apply separately to respective Institute for M.Tech. admission. Admission Offers will be uploaded by the participating Institutes in a common time window on COAP.
Question: Is it necessary for a candidate to register at COAP?
Yes. Candidates who apply for admission into an M.Tech. Programme in any of the participating institutes have to register for COAP as they will receive admission offers via COAP only.
To access and make a decision on the allotted seats made by participating Institute, each candidate should register and visit COAP. Without registering at COAP, the candidate will not be able to access the offers on COAP.
Question: Can I apply for M.Tech. / Job to participating Institutes / PSUs through COAP?
No. COAP is not an M.Tech. Admission / Job Application Portal. Every candidate should apply separately to respective Institute(s) for M.Tech. admission.
Question: Who can register for Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP)?
Candidates seeking M.Tech admissions in any of the participating Institutes of COAP and who have a valid GATE 2020 score or from year 2019/ 2018 can register for COAP.
Question: How will I know the status of any offers?
You can check the offer status, during the scheduled dates, by logging in to COAP (Common Offers Admission Portal) using your login id and password, sent to you by email/SMS after your registration at COAP.
Question: I have more than one valid GATE scorecards for the same paper. Which score card shall I use?
It is advisable to register with the highest GATE Score.
During registration, you will also provide valid GATE score details of remaining years. You will register only once but registration details will include all other GATE scores of last three years. Failing to do so will result in disqualification.
Question: I have two or three valid GATE scorecards for two or three different papers. Can I use all the scores?
You will register only once. Subsequently, when you login COAP for the first time, you will provide all three/ two GATE scores (different papers) in one registration form. For example: if you have GATE Scores for EC and CS papers, then you can register with any one of the GATE paper score (EC or CS). And include the remaining GATE paper score when you login to COAP for the first time.
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