COAP 2020: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is expected to conduct the GATE COAP registration in the month of March/April 2020. Candidates must register at coap.iitm.ac.in to apply for the GATE COAP 2020. To register for COAP, the candidate must have a GATE Registration Number and a valid GATE Score. M.Tech/PhD courses admission in IITs and IISC will be carried out through COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) 2020.
Candidates are offered seats on the basis of their score in GATE 2018, 2019 or 2020. The objective of COAP is to fill all the M.Tech. seats in the participating institutes and to provide a common platform for all the participating PSU’s to upload their job offers to the GATE qualified candidates. IIT graduates with B.Tech and holds 8.0 CGPA need not apply at COAP.
GATE COAP 2020
The important dates for COAP 2020 are as under:
GATE COAP 2020 Registration
April 4th Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round 1
May 2nd Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round 2
May 3rd Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round 3
June 1st Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round 4
June 2nd Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round 5
June 3rd Week, 2020
COAP Seat Allotment Round for Additional Rounds
July 1st-2nd Week, 202
Objectives Of COAP
The objectives of COAP (Common Offer Acceptance Portal) are as under:
- To provide a common platform for candidates to make the most preferred choice (job in PSU or Graduate study).
- To offer admission to candidates who do not get any seat due to multiple offers held by some candidates till the last minute, resulting in vacancies.
- To eliminate the scenarios that arise due to ‘multiple offers’ made by Institutions which cause vacant posts in PSUs or vacant seats in Graduate programs of IITs.
COAP 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who wish to appear for COAP 2020 must meet the COAP eligibility criteria specified by the authorities of GATE COAP. Those candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria stipulated by officials will only be able to appear for the COAP 2020. The COAP 2020 eligibility criteria are listed below:
- Candidates graduating/graduated from IITs and having a valid GATE score from the year 2018, 2019 0r 2020.
- Candidate must be an Indian National.
- Candidates having GATE score in more than one paper must provide details about all the scores.
Candidates graduated from IITs with B.Tech degree and having CGPA of 7.5 and above (SC/ ST and 8.0 and above) can directly apply to the respective institutes for M.Tech. Admission. They should not register at COAP.
COAP 2020 Registration Process
COAP registration involves the following:
- The candidate must have the following to register for COAP 2020:
b. GATE Registration Number
c. Valid GATE Score
d. Date of Birth
e. Email ID
f. Mobile Number
- Candidates who have qualified in GATE 2018/2019/2020 are eligible to register at COAP 2020.
- Once registration is completed, the candidate can access information on offers made by the participating institutes.
- Registration will be successful only when a candidate completes the log-in procedure.
- The application process to COAP 2020 will be completed only after clicking on the “SUBMIT” button at the first time login to the candidate’s login account.
Documents Required For GATE COAP
The list of documents required for GATE COAP 2020 are given below:
- GATE Scorecard
- Engineering Academic Record
- Application Fee Receipt
- Marksheet of 10th and 12th (original)
- SC/ST Certificate (if applicable)
- PwD Category Certificate
- Identification Proof.
How To Check Admission Offers Through GATE COAP 2020 Portal
Candidates can log in to their COAP portal using their login credentials to check the status of seat allotment. Admission offers by all the participating institutes will be listed in the COAP portal as per the schedule. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to check COAP 2020 seat allotment result:
- Visit the COAP official website.
- Log in to the candidate section using the Login ID and Password.
- Click on the “Seat Allotment” option.
- Institute wise allotment of seats will be shown.
- Candidate can confirm or reject the seat allotted to them from the given options – Accept and Freeze, Retain and Wait and Reject and Wait.
What To Do After Admission Offers Of GATE COAP 2020
As mentioned above, after the admission offer is made through COAP 2020, candidates have three primary options to select:
- Accept and Freeze
- Retain and Wait
- Reject and Wait
Accept and Freeze
This option should be selected if a candidate is willing to accept one of the available offers and does not want to consider upgrading to higher preferences. Candidates selecting this option WILL NOT be considered in the subsequent round(s) of admission in any of the participating academic institutes and PSUs.
Retain and Wait
This option should be selected if a candidate is accepting one of the available offers and also would like to be considered for upgrading to higher preferences. Candidates selecting this option WILL NOT be considered for the other rejected offers in the current round and also if any higher prefered offer is made in the next round then the existing ‘Retain and Wait‘ offer will be released.
Reject and Wait
This option should be selected if the candidate is not willing to accept any of the offer(s) of admission/job. Nevertheless, the candidate will be considered for other higher preferences, if any, in the subsequent round(s) of admission offered by any participating academic institutes and PSUs.
List Of Participating Institutes In COAP 2020
The COAP participating institutes are tabulated below:
- IISC Bangalore
- IIT Bhilai
- IIT Bhubaneswar
- IIT BHU
- IIT Bombay
- IIT Delhi
- IIT Goa
- IIT Guwahati
- IIT Hyderabad
- IIT Indore
- IIT ISM Dhanbad
- IIT Jodhpur
- IIT Kanpur
- IIT Kharagpur
- IIT Madras
- IIT Pallakad
- IIT Patna
- IIT Roorkee
- IIT Ropar
- IIT Tirupati
- IIT Mandi
After the declaration of results, all participating institutes will begin their admission procedure based on GATE score. All the participating institutes will upload admission offers in a common time window. On the basis of GATE scores, cut off and choices filled, candidates will be offered seats.
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