COAP Registration 2020: Check Eligibility and Registration Process

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is all prepped to conduct the GATE COAP counselling 2020 in the near future. It has officially revealed the notification seeking the eligible candidates who have qualified in the GATE 2018, 2019 and 2020 to participate in the counselling process of GATE COAP 2020. All the eligible candidates will be given admissions into PG programmes in all the participating IITs and ISc Bangalore. In order to participate in the counselling process candidates need to complete COAP Registration 2020 first.  If you are in plans to take part in COAP registration, give this article a read.

COAP Registration 2020

Candidates with qualifying GATE score from last two years along with this appearing year will be able to participate in the counselling of COAP. Candidates need to first register themselves by filling the choices of programs that they want to pursue in their Post-Graduation and also the colleges they want to pursue the course in. The seats will be allotted based on the merit of the candidates in the GATE exam and also the choices filled by the candidates at the time of registration. Also, students need to apply to the institute in which they wish to get admission into after registering for GATE COAP 2020. Candidates can check the result of their seat allotment in the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) that was made by the institute to which they have applied.

The GATE exam is scheduled to be held on February 1, 2, 8 and 9 in online mode. Candidates who have completed the COAP Registration successfully from the official website of COAP i.e., can get ready for the admission process.  Candidates who haven’t registered yet for the COAP are advised to do it quickly as there is very less time left for the filling process. The admission offers shall be uploaded by the participating institutes in the official portal of COAP itself. So candidates need to keep in touch with that website to know the deets.  Candidates shall be offered seats based on the GATE score, cut off marks and also the choices filled.

COAP Registration Important Dates 2020

When it comes to competitive exams or events surrounding it, the dates play a key role. It is very essential to have known the dates of the exam as well as the counselling following it. So we bring before you the dates of the COAP Registration here. Candidates who are willing to register for COAP or have registered for it already can check with these dates that are provided in the table format.

Event Date
GATE COAP registration 2020 Starts 4th Week of April 2020
COAP 1st Round Seat Allotment 2nd Week of May 2020
COAP 2nd Round Seat Allotment 3rd Week of May 2020
COAP 3rd Round Seat Allotment 1st Week of June 2020
COAP 4th Round Seat Allotment 2nd Week of June 2020
COAP 5th Round Seat Allotment 3rd Week of June 2020
COAP Additional Seat Allotment Rounds 1st / 2nd Week of July 2020

GATE COAP Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who wants to participate in the COAP 2020 Registration need to check the eligibility criteria first. The criteria should be in terms of what the COAP has set. The eligibility criteria to get admission into any of the IITs is done via 2 processes. One is through COAP and the other is directly applying to the institute in which the candidate want to pursue his/her education.

  • In the first scenario, candidates who have graduated from IITs or will be graduating with a valid GATE score and willing to apply for the admission in the participating institutes can apply through COAP.
  • In the second scenario, candidates who have graduated from IITs with B.Tech degree and having CGPA of 7.5 and above for SC/ST and 8.0 and above for others can directly apply to the respective institutes for M.Tech. Admission. Those candidates need not register at COAP.

However, in both scenarios, candidates should apply for the respective institutes.

COAP Participating Institutes

Candidates can check the list of participating institutes of COAP 2020 from this page here. We have listed out the IITs and IISc institutes that are going to participate in the admission process in consideration with the GATE score.

  • IISC Banglaore
  • IIT Bhilai
  • IIT Bhubaneswar
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Goa
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Indore
  • IIT ISM Dhanbad
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Mandi
  • IIT Pallakad
  • IIT Patna
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Ropar
  • IIT Tirupati

How to Register for GATE COAP 2020

Students need to first complete the GATE COAP 2020 Registration before thinking about anything else. If you are a newbie and are unaware of the process to register for GATE COAP then we have provided here the step by step process of the same in detail. Give it a look!

Step-1: Registration

In the registration step, applicants have to provide details about the GATE paper they have qualified along with their “Date of Birth”.  Also, candidates need to input the following details while registering.

  • GATE Registration Number
  • GATE Paper Code
  • GATE Score
  • Date of Birth

After entering all the details candidates need to click on “Validate” button to submit the registration form.

Step-2: Provide email address and mobile phone number

In this step candidates need to submit their email address and mobile number. They are provided so that the updates from the COAP will be sent to the registered mobile number and email by the exam body. Also, the login and password deets shall be forwarded to them only. So enter those details and click on the Submit button after that.

After providing the mobile number and email address, candidates will receive login information to them. Keep a copy of the login details with you for future use.

Step-3: Login and verify details

Now as the login details are forwarded to the candidate, he/she need to verify the details provided and also enter further details like GATE score and all.

Step-4: Final submission

After successfully verifying all the details, candidates have to submit the GATE COAP 2020 registration form. Candidates need to note that corrections post submission of the form are not entertained. So, verify every detail carefully before submission itself.

Step-5: Apply for Institute

Now candidates need to apply for the institute in which they are willing to attain admission into.

That’s it!  The registration as well as choosing the institution is successfully completed. There is no COAP Registration Fee as such incurred. So candidates need not fret on that front.

Check Admission Offers through COAP 2020 Portal

To check the admission offers through COAP 2020 portal, candidates need to login with their credentials and check the seat allotment status from the official web portal of COAP. The steps to check the admission offers are given here.

  • Visit the official website of COAP.
  • Login using the ID and password.
  • Click on the ‘Seat Allotment’ button.
  • Students will see a list of institutes that have allotted seats to the students.
  • You can check the institute you have applied for your name.
  • You have to confirm the seat allotment with ‘Accept and Freeze’ and Reject the allotment by clicking on ‘Reject and Wait’, ‘Retain and Wait’, and ‘Reject’.

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