Sunday , 23 October 2016

GATE 2017: Non Programmable Calculator are allowed now

GATE aspirants has always been curious about Calculator Specification for GATE examination. Most searched terms for GATE calculators are

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What type of Calculator is allowed in GATE 2017?

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We are glad to inform you that, its the first time in GATE exam history that officials are going to allow you to use a non programmable calculator in your GATE examination. Official notification for GATE calculator is now available on official website of GATE 2017. It was quite complex to make your calculation by using virtual calculator which was recently availed by Officials. You can see a Images showing how exactly GATE 2017 calculator looked in previous years.

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 As you can see that it had all options available and you were able to calculate what you needed. Candidates will now be allowed to bring their own calculators in the examination. As I already mentioned that it was tough to use virtual calculator than original, so now it will be better for you to bring non programmable calculator along with you. You can see how and where GATE 2017 calculator were located in the online examination window.

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If you want to practice through GATE 2017 mock test then visit this link—>

You can visit the official website of GATE 2017 to check official announcement for calculator of GATE 2017. Its given on that

GATE 2017 committee has decided to allow the candidates to use their own non-programmable calculator for the GATE 2017 examination and hence, please note that the on-line virtual calculator will not be available for GATE 2016.

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  1. Srinivas Kondalarao

    But what is this non programmable calculator..Does it is the same the one we are using that is scientific calculators like casio fx-991ms

  2. Prakash vishwakarma

    Can i use scientific calculator “CASIO fx-991 ES “or not? please soon……

  3. Is Casio fx-991ES a non programmable calculator. Is it allowed in gate exam 2015.

  4. can we use fx 991 ms scientific calculator in gate 2015?

  5. How to calculate sin 46 or tan 47 . If they give such values , we can’t do it on simple calculator . I have a simple calculator it does not have sin or cos button . Please tell me a calculator model which I can use .

  6. Yes, You can use fx 991MS or ES. Programmable calculators are fx 5800P

  7. what about fx 100MS ? is it a non programmable ? can i use it ?.reply soon

  8. I am also having same calculator fx 991ms, it is permitted for GATE 2015?

  9. Hi

    Thanks for this useful info.
    In one of the image you have shown the virtual calculator. If once I close this calculator application then how can I reopen it again?
    Is it the same way as we do in our desktop like Programs – > Calulator?

  10. Please let me know which one is the best and advance calculator that we can use in the GATE Exam?

  11. Is fx 991MS calculator is allowed?

  12. ES 991 and MS 991 can be used in the exam and so can almost all the calculators used by engineering students. Most other models are usually a lower variant of the afore mentioned models hence Its allowed. Plus, To check your particular model whether it’s programmable or not you can go to the official Casio website.

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