GATE Score Card 2018 – The score card of GATE 2018 is available in online mode for downloading from March 20 to May 31, 2018. Candidates must note that GATE score card 2018 is available for candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam. The result of GATE 2018 has been announced earlier. To download the GATE 2018 score card, the candidates have to enter their enrollment ID, registration ID, and date of birth. The link to download the GATE score card 2018 has been given below on this page. Candidates must keep in mind that no hard copy of the score card of GATE 2018 will be available. The score card of GATE 2018 contains details like the score obtained by the candidate in GATE and All India Rank (AIR).
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The GATE 2018 score card is available for only those candidates who meet the category-wise qualifying marks in their respective papers. The actual marks obtained by the candidates in their respective papers in GATE is the raw score, which is normalized to account for the difficulty level of different papers and number of candidates appearing for those papers. Candidates, who fail to obtain the soft copy of GATE score card 2018 within the allotted time will be able to download it from May 31 to December 31 with late fee of Rs. 500. Recruitment to PSUs and admission to M.Tech programmes are done based on GATE score card. The score card of GATE is valid for a period of three years. The candidate can find the complete details of the score card of GATE 2018 below.
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GATE Score Card 2018: Important Dates
GATE 2018 Exam
February 3, 4, 10 & 11, 2018
GATE Result 2018
March 16, 2018
Score Card Availability
March 20 to May 31, 2018
Procedure to Download GATE 2018 Score Card
To download the score card of GATE 2018 candidates need to follow the following steps:
Step 1: Candidates must first access the Gate Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) portal.
Step 2: Next, the candidates need to enter the following details on the GOAPS:
GATE 2018 Enrollment ID / Registration ID
Date of Birth
Details displayed on GATE score card 2018
The candidate’s name
Registration number of GATE
Gender of the candidate
Paper attempted by the candidate
GATE 2017 Score (out of 1000)
Total Marks obtained out of 100 (Raw Score)
Details regarding validity of GATE 2018 score card (From Date; To Date)
All India Rank of the candidate in GATE 2018
Qualifying Marks of GATE 2018 for General, OBC (NL) and SC/ST/PwD candidates for the paper
Total number of candidates appearing for the paper
The score card of GATE 2018 looks like the image given below:
GATE 2018 Score Card: Key Points
Based on GATE score card, candidates can seek admission to M.Tech programmes and recruitment to PSUs
The score card will be valid for a period of three years from the date of announcement of GATE 2018 result
The score card of GATE 2018 is made available for only those candidates who have obtained the category-wise qualifying marks in their respective papers
The GATE score card 2018 is available for only a limited period of time (from March 21 to May 31, 2018). So, the candidates mustn’t wait until too late to download the score card. For obtaining the score card after May 31, candidates have to pay Rs.500.
Eligibility Criteria to Download GATE Score Card 2018:
To be able to download the score card of GATE 2018, the candidate must obtain the category-wise qualifying marks set for the paper. For example, if a candidate belongs to the SC category and is appearing for, say, Biotechnology paper, the candidate has to meet the qualifying marks of SC category in the Biotechnology paper. If the candidate fails to meet the qualifying mark, he/she will not be able to download the GATE 2018 score card.
How is the GATE 2018 Score Calculated?
The total marks of GATE 2018 is 100. The actual marks obtained by the candidate in the exam is the raw score.
The raw score would be then be normalized to arrive at the GATE score
Normalization will be done to account for differences in difficulty level a paper that is held across multiple sessions.
For example, papers like ME, EC, CS, EE and CE are held in multiple sessions; consequently difficulty level of the same paper may vary across the sessions.
The normalization process ensures that candidates across these different sessions get a level playing field. The normalization process takes into account the difficulty level of each paper and rates the candidate accordingly.
Normalization Guidelines for Papers held in Multiple Sessions – ME, EC, CS, EE and CE papers:
GATE authorities use the formula given below to account for the variations in difficulty level of a paper across various sessions.
During the normalization process, it is assumed that the ability of a candidate will be the same across all the sessions.
This assumption is followed because the number of candidates appearing in GATE is large and the allocation of sessions to candidates is done randomly.
To ensure fairness, it is also ensured that each session has the same number of candidates
Normalization Formula for GATE 2017 CE, CS, EC, EE and ME papers:
Calculation of GATE Score for all papers: