GATE 2020 International


Examination Centre: GATE 2020 Examination will be conducted in the following cities:

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore.


Eligibility Criteria:

Must have completed or are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 04 years) in Engineering / Technology.


Must have completed or are in the final year of their Post Graduate (Master’s) degree (duration: at least 02 years) in any relevant science subject.


Eligibility Document:

If a candidate has already passed (in 2018 or earlier) one of the qualifying examinations mentioned above, he/she has to submit (i.e. upload) the degree certificate / provisional certificate/course completion certificate issued by the institute.


If the candidate is in the final year of any of the qualifying examinations mentioned above, he/she has to upload a Certificate from the Head of the Department / Institute (in the format given in Appendix A).


Application Procedure:

Application for GATE 2020 shall be submitted ONLINE (through GOAPS website by paying the necessary application fee. For GATE 2020, all information related to the candidates will be available on the GOAPS website. The photograph, signature, and certificate of the qualifying degree must be uploaded during the online application. Candidates shall be required to enter the specified number in their identification card of any one of Passport / Government issued ID / College ID / Employee ID.


Please note that the GATE application form is not available for sale or otherwise anywhere.


The candidates opting for international examination centers will be contacted only through their e-mail. However, mobile nos. may be used only when the GATE 2020 Organizing Institute intends to communicate important information to them.


Identity Proof:

For Foreign Nationals, a valid Passport / Government issued ID / College ID / Employee ID will be accepted as the recognized identification document. A candidate has to specify ANY ONE of the above-mentioned documents during the online application process and enter the ID number specified over there. On the Examination day, the candidate MUST bring the SAME identification document along with the GATE 2020 Admit Card.



Application Fees (For candidates at International Centres):

Examination Centres

On or before 21st Sept.2018

During the Extended Period

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu



Dubai and Singapore




Examination Session Timings:

The examination timing at GATE International centers is as per their local time, which is given below.

City (Country)

Exam Time (Forenoon Session)

Exam Time Afternoon Session)

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

06:30 to 09:30 Hours

11:30 to 14.30 Hours

Colombo (Sri Lanka)

09:00 to 12.00 Hours

14:00 to 17:00 Hours

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

09:30 to 12:30 Hours

14:30 to 17:30 Hours

Dubai (UAE)

07:30 to 10:30 Hours

12:30 to 15:30 Hours

Kathmandu (Nepal)

09:15 to 12:15 Hours

14:15 to 17:15 Hours


11:30 to 14:30 Hours

16:30 to 19:30 Hours