GATE 2018: Application Corrections Now Open For Candidates
Updated on: 11,October , 2017 - Wed | 04:19:46pm

GATE 2018: Application corrections now open for candidates

GATE Application Form Correction 2018: The facility for corrections in GATE application form 2018 has been formally started. Only those Candidates who have filled and submitted GATE application can check their application status to know their application and correction status.

Candidates are allowed to change only a few details in the GATE application form such as name, date of birth, qualifying exam and qualifying degree. Candidates who to make changes or rectify mistakes have to send a supporting document as proof against each correction. To know complete details about GATE application correction 2018 read the article below.


How to apply and make a correction in GATE 2018 application ?

  1. Candidates need to check the type of correction they require to change.
  2. Candidates need to scan the associate document required to facilitate the required correction.
  3. Candidate need to send a request from email-id candidates have registered with GOAPS/GATE to the respective zonal office.
  4. Please mention the Enrollment ID, nature of corrections and associated scanned copy of the document, in the email.
  5. For details of zonal gate offices and type of proof required against your type of correction check the tables below.
  6. Write an email to the respective email ID of the zonal centre mentioning information that needs to correct, attach the scanned documents and send the email.


Nature of Corrections and Supporting documents required:

Sl. No Type of correction Documents to be accepted as proof of correction
1 Name of the Candidate 10th class/SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID Driving License
2 Date of Birth Birth certificate, 10th class/SSLC certificate, Passport
3 Name of Parent/Guardian Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving License
4 a) Qualifying Degree

b) Year of Qualifying Degree

c) Have you Graduated in the above Degree?

Degree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority (format available on the website)

Note: The above mentioned corrections only will be allowed in the GATE 2018 application and the candidates must send only the accepted list of documents as mentioned above.


Contact Details of Zonal GATE Offices

Zone Contact Address Phone Number e-mail Id Website
1 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru 560012 080-22932392, 080-23601227 [email protected] [email protected]
2 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076 022-25767068 [email protected]
3 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016 011-26591749, 011-26596137 [email protected]
4 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039 0361-2586500 [email protected]
5 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur 208016 0512-2597412 [email protected]
6 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302 03222-282091 [email protected]
7 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036 044-22578200 [email protected]
8 Chairman, GATE, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247667 01332-284531 [email protected]


Other GATE 2018 Updates:

  • The mandatory verification of email address and mobile number has been relaxed now.
  • If the Application Status of your account states that it's Under Scrutiny then candidates need not to worry because it is default status for candidates application.
  • Only those candidates whose applications need to be rectified in photo/signature/supporting documents will be contacted by email and SMS.


All the best for GATE 2018 exam...


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