Kochi: The last date of GATE 2018 application submission has been extended to October 9, Monday.

A notification published on the official website of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 exam has said that, in response to the request received for the extension of the closing date for application submission, it has been extended to 20:00 Hrs (IST) of October 9, 2017 (Monday).

GATE 2018 examination is scheduled to be held on February, 3, 4, 10 and 11 next year and according to the schedule published by IIT Guwahati - the official organiser of the exam -, the results will be published in March 2018.

"In response to the request received for the extension of the closing date for application submission, it has been extended to 20:00 Hrs (IST) of 9th October 2017 (Monday)," said the notification from the organisers.

The GATE 2018 registration was set to close on October 5. Now the candidates who are planning to register for GATE 2018 will be getting four more days to register. Earlier, in a notification published on GATE 2018 website it was notified that the dates will not be extended.