Details About GATE-2013

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What is GATE?
GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an All-India examination conducted by '7' IITs & Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on behalf of the National Co-ordinating Board, known as 'GATE BOARD' under the Dept of Education, MHRD, Govt of India. GATE 2012 will be held by IIT Delhi.

What is Score Card?
Score card is a deed which will be sent only to GATE passed candidates. The Score card provides the following information:

(a) GATE Score (b) Percentile Score (c) Rank 

The gate score, not only presents the mark scored by the candidate out of 100 but also on the general performance of the candidates as well as the performance level in the previous years.GATE Score of a candidate is a statistical performance index showing the ability of the candidate.  The formula which evaluates Gate score is:
GATE SCORE = 10[ag + sg {(m - a)/s}] where 
ag = Global average
sg = Global standard deviation
 m = mark scored by the candidate
  a = average score in the present examination.
  s = standard deviation of marks in the present examination.

In general, the GATE Score and ability level are related as follows:

GATE Score Range      Ability Level

 850-1000                Out Standing
 700-850                        Excellent
 600-700                        Very Good
 450-600                        Good
 350-450                        Above Average
 300-350                        Average

If a candidate is able to score 55 to 65 range of mark out of 100 in the Examination,his Score Shall be above 98%, GATE score will have 2 year validity.
(a.) GATE 2012 results will be announced on March 15, 2012 on GATE websites of IISc and seven IITs. 
(b.) GATE 2012 score is valid for Two Years from the date of announcement of the GATE 2012 results. 

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