Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and 7 Indian Institutes of Technology.
The examination is conducted every year for direct admission to M.Tech courses at the IISc and the seven IITs.
The qualification is also a minimum requirement to apply for various fellowships awarded by many Government organizations.
Online application for GATE 2013 began on 1 September 2012.
Click here to download the GATE 2013 brochure