Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examinations in architecture and planning results have been announced and Anup Bharti from Nalanda who graduated in Bachelor of Architecture from National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Patna in 2016, has secured first rank in the country. Anup has scored 79.33 marks out of 100. Incidentally, this is the third attempt by Anup who works for a Bangalore-based architectural firm, Studio Parametric Architects, in which he topped the list.
The GATE 2018 syllabus for architecture and planning was divided into eight sections. Apart from the core subject i.e architecture and planning, questions were asked from the complusory sections, which are engineering mathematics and general aptitude.
GATE 2018 exams for Architecture and Planning was held on 4th February while GATE exams for Civil Engineering was held on 11th February.
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) MasterÆs programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Science, in the institutions supported by the MHRD and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MHRD scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.