GATE Scholarship Assistance for M.Tech & Ph.D. Courses
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GATE exam-qualified candidates can apply for scholarship assistance for higher studies. Basic requirement to apply for the scholarship is to qualify GATE examination. Candidates start getting scholarship amounts soon, they join institutions approved by MHRD and other government agencies. 

Overview of GATE Financial Assistantship

  • Candidates can get the benefits of GATE scholarships for M.Tech and Ph.D. courses after they qualify for GATE cut-off scores.
  • GATE scholarship is provided to M.Tech students for 2 years.
  • For Ph.D. students, the maximum duration of the scholarship is provided to them for 5 years.
  • Candidates who opt for the M.Tech program get a scholarship amount of Rs. 12,400 monthly.
  • The scholarship amount for the doctoral program is Rs. 31000 monthly for 2 years as Junior Research Fellow (JRF).
  • The Senior Research Fellow (SRF) gets a scholarship of value Rs. 35000 monthly.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for GATE Scholarship

Here is the list of points to consider when you apply for GATE financial assistance scholarship programs.

  • Applicants with valid GATE scores are eligible to apply for financial assistance.
  • GATE scholarship is not for part-time course programs.
  • Candidates enrolled before or after GATE score validity are not considered to be eligible for scholarships.
  • M.Tech and Ph.D. course students should have savings account in banks.
  • Candidates who are getting salaries are ineligible to apply for GATE scholarship grants.
  • GATE candidates enrolled in architecture and engineering courses can get scholarships.

Institutes Providing GATE Fellowships for M.Tech & Ph.D. Course Programs

GATE qualified candidates are eligible to apply for JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) and SRF (Senior Research Fellowship) in the following MHRD and other government-approved institutions.

S.noName of Educational Institution
1Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore
2Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore Campus
3Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
4Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
5Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
6Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad
7Central Power Research Institute
8Institute for Plasma Research
9Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR)
10Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation
11Indian Space Research Organisation
12Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
13National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
14Raman Research Institute
15Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
16Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
17Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
18Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
19Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
20Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
21Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
22Central Inland Capture Fisheries Research Institute
23Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
24Regional Research Laboratory
25Indian Statistical Institute
26Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
27The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
28Forest Research Institute
29Indian School of Mines, Jharkhand

Application Process to Apply for GATE Scholarship

Candidates with a valid GATE score are eligible to apply for GATE scholarships. Check out the application process so that you can apply for GATE financial assistance programs.

Step 1: Candidates have to visit the official website of AICTE.

Step 2: Then, click on the AICTE GATE scholarship application link to fill out the form.

Step 3: Fill out the necessary information carefully and upload the required documents before the deadline to get GATE scholarship benefits.

Step 4: Upload all documents in application form carefully and apply online.

Step 5: Verify all information filled in the form properly.

Step 6: Soon, all data is verified by the institution then, they will give you scholarship approval.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for GATE scholarship?

Candidates with a valid GATE exam score are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

What is the amount for M.Tech scholarship after qualifying GATE?

The amount for M.Tech course scholarship is Rs.12,400 monthly amount after qualifying GATE examination.

Can I get GATE scholarship Ph.D. course?

Yes, you can get scholarship for Ph.D. course with a valid GATE score. 

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