The last date for application to the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2012 has been extended to October 21, 2012. The official website for the entrance exam mentions the reason as an unprecedented rush to apply for the examination. Previously, the last date for application was October 17.
Administered jointly and conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), GATE 2012 is being organized and conducted by IIT Delhi. Some other important dates for this entrance examination are:
Last date to submit online application: October 21, 2011
Last date for receipt of printed online application at respective zonal GATE office: October 28, 2011
Date of Online Exam: January 29, 2012
Date of Offline Exam: February 12, 2012