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GATE examination conducted by IISc and IITs is a computer based test for engineering and science aptitude in facilitating admissions for higher education (M.Tech./M.S./Ph.D.) in IITs, IISc and various other Institutes/Universities/ Laboratories in India and abroad (e.g., NUS, NTU Singapore). GATE examination provides with a GATE score to all qualified candidates, which is valid for three years.
GATE qualified candidates are paid scholarships/assistantship, especially funded by MHRD, Government of India and by other Ministries for higher education.
During the last few years, GATE score is also being used as one of the criteria for recruitment in Government Organizations such as Cabinet Secretariat, and National/State PSUs in India