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GATE Result 2018 / Graduate Aptitude Test 2018 Results expected to be released on 17th March 2018 for all the 23 papers – Check details here

(Update : IIT Guwahati released the results of GATE 2018 on March 16 at

GATE Result 2018 – IIT Guwahati will announce the GATE 2018 result on March 17 for all the 23 papers. GATE result 2018 will be available in online only. The result of GATE 2018 will be announced for all candidates who have appeared in the exam. To check and download the GATE 2018 result, the candidates will have to log in through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System). They can however download their GATE 2018 score card if they have qualified in the exam. It is important to note that the score cards will be issued to only those candidates who have secured marks equal to or above the qualifying marks as per their category. The scores secured by the candidates will be available in the GATE result 2018.

Check GOAPS Results 2018 / GATE Results 2018

Click here to check GATE 2018 Results @ GOAPS

Qualified candidates will be able to download the score card of GATE 2018 from March 20 to May 31, 2018. After that, the score card will be available for download for a fee of Rs. 500 till December 31, 2017. The GATE marks of the candidates will be calculated out of 100 and will be normalized as per the guidelines given by the GATE authorities to arrive at the GATE score which is out of 1000. GATE result 2018 will be valid only for 3 years from the day of its announcement.

The published GATE 2018 result and score card can be used for M.Tech admissions as well as the recruitment process of PSUs like ONGC, BHEL, GAIL, SAIL. Read the full article to know more details about the result of GATE 2018 like score calculation, how to download, etc. are given below.

Important Dates of GATE Result 2018

Events Important Dates
GATE 2018 Examination February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018
Declaration of GATE Result March 17, 2018
Availability of GATE Score Card without Fee March 20 to May 31, 2018
GATE Score Card with fee After May 31 to December 31, 2018

How to Check GATE Result 2018 ?

Candidates can follow the given steps to check and download their GATE 2018 result.

  • Click on the link below or go to the official website of GATE
  • Click on the ‘GATE Result’ tab
  • Details of the candidates like his/her GATE 2018 Registration ID, Enrolment No and date of birth will have to be entered in the provided space/fields.
  • Click on “Submit” tab
  • The result will be displayed on-screen.
  • GATE 2018 result will show whether the candidate is qualified or not.
  • Only if the candidates have qualified will he/she be able to download the score card.

What details are mentioned in GATE Result 2018?

The following details will be available in the result of GATE 2018:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Registration Number of GATE 2018
  • GATE 2018 Examination Paper and Code
  • Scores Obtained out of 100
  • Qualifying Marks for GATE Paper
  • All India Rank (AIR) will also be displayed for those candidates who have qualified.

GATE Result Trends

The table given below gives the previous years’ trends of the GATE result announcement dates. The authorities have been releasing the result of GATE one day prior to the determined date and it may happen for the present session too.

Previous Years’ Trends of GATE Result

Year Announced Date of Result Original Date of Result
2017 March 26, 2017 March 27, 2017
2016 March 18, 2016 March 19, 2016
2015 March 11, 2015 March 12, 2015
2014 March 27, 2014 March 28, 2014

GATE Score Card 2018 

GATE 2018 score card will be available for download through GOAPS only for those candidates who qualify in the examination. Qualified candidates will be able to download their score card from March 20 till May 31, 2018; after May 31 till December 31, the score card can be downloaded on payment of a fee of Rs. 500. The score card of GATE 2018 is valid for three years and is an essential document required during admission as well as recruitment procedures. The candidates are advised to download and save many copies of the score card.

Steps to Download GATE 2018 Score Card

  • The score card of GATE can be downloaded from GOAPS (GATE Online Application Process System)
  • Click on the link above to visit GOAPS
  • The candidates will be required to submit their enrollment ID/ email address, GOAPS password and captcha
  • Click on Submit button
  • The score card will be reflected on the screen.
  • The candidates will have to download and print out the score card for future use.

Details displayed in GATE 2018 Score Card

  • The name of the candidate and his/her photograph.
  • GATE 2018 Registration Number
  • Gender
  • Name of the Examination Paper
  • GATE Score out of 1000
  • Marks out of 100
  • All India Rank in the appeared paper
  • Qualifying Marks for different categories
  • Number of candidates who appeared for the particular paper.

Sample copy of GATE score card is given below:

gate score card

Procedure to Calculate GATE Result 2018

 For the calculation of GATE 2018 result, the authorities will be using the method of Standard Deviation on the raw scores secured by the candidates in the examination. The calculation of raw scores will be done as per the official marking scheme of GATE 2017 for papers that will be held in a single session. For papers conducted in multiple slots and sessions, a process of normalization will be adapted by the authorities to calculate the raw scores.

What is Normalization Procedure? 

The papers of CE, CS, EC, EE and ME will be implemented with the process of normalization as these papers will be held in multi-sessions and slots. In the normalization procedure, the raw scores of the selected papers will be normalized to remove the discontinuity in difficulty level of multiple sessions.

The following normalization formula will be used by the authorities of GATE to calculate the normalized scores of the above mentioned papers:



How is GATE Score Calculated for all Papers except CE, CS, EC, EE and ME?

The following formula will be followed to calculate to scores for all of the papers which were held in one session:


GATE Result cum scorecard FAQs

Q.1. How can I get a hard copy of my GATE 2018 scorecard? Is there a last date to download this?

Ans. The hardcopy of GATE 2018 score card will not be issued by examination authority. Candidates have to download their score card and preserve it. Candidates must download their score card by May 31, 2018 else they will have to pay a fee of Rs. 500 for a copy which again is a facility available for a specific period of time (applicable only till December 31, 2018).

Q.2. What is validity of GATE result & score?

Ans. The score of GATE is valid for 3 years from the date of declaration of result. The GATE result 2018 and score will be valid till March 17, 2021.

Q.3. How to download GATE 2018 score card after due date – Mid May, 2018?

Ans. The link for downloading the GATE 2018 score card will expire after May 31, 2018; therefore candidates are advised to download their score before the due date. In case any candidate requires a soft copy of GATE score card after May 31 till December 31, 2018, they can do so by paying a fee of Rs. 500 (five hundred only) on the GOAPS portal.

Q.4. Do I have to preserve my GATE result cum scorecard?

Ans. Candidates are advised to preserve their GATE result cum scorecard for three years because it is required to at the time of time of PSUs recruitment and M.E., M.Tech admission. Sometime PSUs demands previous year’s GATE score card and admit card to fill their backlog vacancies. For, example in 2016, DRDO and NALCO asked GATE 2015 scorecard to fill their last year vacancies.

Q.4. How can I use GATE 2018 score?

Ans. GATE 2018 score can be used for pursuing academic as well as recruitment purposes.

GATE Cutoff 2018 

The cutoff of GATE 2018 is the minimum scores that a candidate has to secure to qualify. The cutoff will determine which candidates will qualify GATE 2018 examination. Since GATE 2018 cutoff has not released yet, the candidates can check the previous year’s cutoff for reference.

GATE Cutoff 2017

S.No Branch General OBC SC/ST/PH
1 EC 25.00 22.50 16.60
2 CE 28.70 25.8 19.10
3 EE 25.20 25.20 16.70
4 ME 32.87 29 21
5 CS 25 22.50 16.60
6 IN 34.60 31.10 23.00
7 CH 44.30 39.80 29.50
8 BT 38.90 35.00 25.90

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Best wishes – GC Tutor

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