GATE Details

About Grassroots Academy

Grassroots Academy was founded with the vision to impart right blend of education and guidance to students who aspire to etch for themselves a challenging and distinguishing career in the field of Life Sciences and Biotechnology. At Grassroots we create success stories by nurturing the student's inherent strengths, empowering them with outstanding competitive skills and channelizing ones core strength in right direction. To tap the caliber of students, we have devised teaching methods which are not only result oriented but also provides one with competitive edge in qualifying GATE & DBT-JRF.

At Grassroots, we deliver right mix of theoretical classes supplemented with most updated study material and regular tests which enables one to comprehend the minutest details of the subject and simultaneously instill the right intellect to qualify major entrances.

About GATE exam

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science. GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

The objective of GATE is to identify meritorious and motivated candidates for admission in Postgraduate Programmes in Engineering at the national level. Some Engineering Colleges / Institutes specify GATE as a mandatory qualification for admission for Postgraduate Programmes. For doing M.Tech. and Ph.D programme from IIT, IISc. and other reputed institutes one should have valid GATE score.

Qualified candidates in GATE will be given All India Rank and indicate percentile score. For example, a percentile score of 99 means you are in the top 1% category of the candidates who appeared. Candidates who get less than 70 percentile get no score card. During the perusal of M.Tech. / Ph.D students are paid a scholarship specified by the Government of India.

About Grassroots online platform for GATE- Biotechnology

As students may be aware that GATE exam is now conducted online and therefore, learning through this platform will provide a much simulated exam preparation and experience and reduce the phobia of online tests.

This module is designed with a goal to nurture the aspirants of GATE Biotechnology by using latest information technology. As the internet usage and reach is expanding, it will be easy for student community to experience the similar environment as a regular student of Grassroots does.

This programme shall be delivered in the form of well-structured courses strictly in accordance with the exam syllabus prescribed by GATE and the previous exam trends. This module will consist of 12 Courses/Subjects (similar to 12 units prescribed in GATE syllabus). Each Course/Subject will be written and directed by experienced subject expert in that domain. With our faculty size more than 25, we assign a single course/Subject to more than one faculty based on their specialization. Each of these 12 courses/Subjects will then be divided into smaller chapters (again as per the syllabus).

Each subject will contain the following content:

  • Short notes on each topic 3-5 pages with exam tricks or key points/formulae etc.
  • Short videos of Grassroots classroom lectures or suitable animations from other online portals.
  • Small quizzes (5-10 questions) with their solutions to brush up the topic.
  • Exam trends or previous year questions (if any)

At the completion of each course, we will provide you a time bound ALL INDIA TEST SERIES which will be conducted parallely for several students and will remain open for about a week. Additionally, we will generate All INDIA RANKING for all the students and notify by mail or other means.

Additionally, three more benefits will be provided to the students free of cost with this module:

  • A bundle of assorted notes for GATE will be provided in PDF format online.
  • A lifetime subscription of online blog of Grassroots Academy which contains posts on various topics. (Your email ID will be needed and you will be required to activate the link after 7 days of registration to this course).
  • Information about all the Exam Alerts.

Note : This module will be delivered in a time bound manner; Each subject will be open after a stipulated time interval, after the registration (as mentioned in the schedule section). This will enable the readers to manage their time for preparation. However, the content of previous subject will remain on portal even if a new subject is posted.

The course will expire and will not remain available to user once the registration period will be expired (12 months from date of registration for “SLOW PACE PROGRAMME” ( which commences from 15th January 2016 → 14 January 2017 & 6.5 months from date of registration for “FAST PACE PROGRAMME” ( which commences from 1st July 2016 → 15 January 2017 ).

Each online test can be attempted by the user, maximum of two times; and after the attempts are exhausted the test questions are visible but test cannot be undertaken.