GATE 2023 Application Form Exam Pattern Syllabus Exam Dates

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GATE 2023 is well known as the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is an engineering level entrance exam to get admission in PG {Post Graduate} courses in India. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will conduct GATE 2023 in February 2022.

After cracking the gate exam, a student can join M.Tech./Ph.D. programmes in IITs,{Indian Institutes of Technology} IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions in the field of engineering and technology. This GATE 2023 scorecard will remain valid for THREE years from the date of the announcement of results.

Gate exam score/rank is valid to secure a job in the government department. Apart from this top MNC companies checked gate scores too.

Gate exam is conducted by 7 IITs (Guwahati, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Mumbai, Kanpur, Delhi and Chennai) and IISC rotationally.

Gate 2022 Exam Overview

Here is GATE 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, GATE Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Fees, Subjects, etc. Check Gate exam overview here,

  • Name of the Exam: GATE 2023 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
  • Organizing Institute: IIT Kharagpur
  • Exam Level: All India Level Examination
  • Type Of Exam: Fully Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Exam Date: Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th February 2022.

*Depending on the COVID-19 situation, the schedule of the GATE 2023 examination may change.

View all details about the GATE exam like syllabus, results, registration, dates, pattern, news and much more.

This year paper will be a Fully Computer Based Test (CBT) and there is a total of 29 subjects as two new subjects added this year Geomatics Engineering (GE) and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM).


GATE is a national examination jointly conducted by IISc Bangalore and seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee) under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. GATE examination is a Computer Based Test.

Qualifying in the GATE examination is required for admission to Postgraduate Programs (Masters and Doctoral) with Ministry of Education (MoE) and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships, subject to fulfilling the admission criteria of the admitting institutes.

The GATE score is also used by some PSUs for their recruitment and by several other universities for their admission in India. GATE 2023 score will remain valid for THREE YEARS from the date of announcement of results.

Examination Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Duration 3 Hours
Number of Subjects (Papers) 29
Sections General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject
Type of Questions (a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilities
  • Recall
  • Comprehension
  • Application
  • Analysis & Synthesis
Number of Questions 10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT for papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL
  • General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
  • Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks +
  • Subject Questions: 72 Marks =
  • Total: 100 Marks
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL
  • General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
  • Subject Questions: 85 Marks =
  • Total: 100 Marks
Marking SchemeQuestions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative MarkingFor a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will
be negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark
will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise,
for 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a
wrong answer

Gate 2022 Application form

Registration for the gate already started from Monday, 30th August 2022 via online mode. The closing date of REGULAR Online Registration is Friday, 24th September 2022. with a late fee, the candidate can apply till Friday, 1st October 2022.

Since GATE is a national level of examination, which IIT Kharagpur (IITKGP) holds the responsibility to conduct in 2022, several candidates who want to seek admissions in Masters and P.hd courses in various Private and Government colleges across the country including IITs, IISc, IISERs and other reputed institutions.

Gate 2022 Exam Date

GATE 2023 registration starts on 1st September 2022 and the enrolling lines will be active till 5th October 2020. All successfully enrolled candidates will be able to take the GATE 2023 written examination scheduled to be conducted in Feb 2020, in 23 Subjects or papers. The 23 papers under GATE 2023 will be on the basis of an Online Computer-based test(CBT) Only no offline test will be held.

The exam date of Gate 2022 is released now. The application form for the gate exam will start from 1st September 2022.

Application through website October 05, 2020 (Thursday) Choice of Examination City via GOAPS login November 17, 2020 (Friday)

Gate 2022 Registration Fee

GATE 2023 Application form fees are the cost received by the exam conducting authorities to conduct the National level of examination on such a large scale by alumni. The GATE 2023 Application Fees has been set differently for different category and gender of candidates as per a little relaxation in fees for unreserved and females is applicable here as well.

  • Application fee for female candidates and SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs. 750/-
  • For all other category candidates, the application fee is Rs. 1500/-
  • US $ 50 is applicable as registration fees for International students.
  • Mode of GATE 2023 Application form fees is online and can be submitted through Net banking, debit card and e- challan.
CategoryApplication Fee
Women CandidatesRs. 750/-
SC/ST/PWD CandidatesRs. 750/-
All Other CandidatesRs. 1500/-
GATE International CandidatesUS Dollars 50

Gate 2022 Eligibility Criteria

If you are going to apply for gate exam 2022 before applying to check out the eligibility criteria of the GATE.

Qualification RequiredDescription of the Qualifying DegreeStatus of the DegreeYear of Passing
4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology).Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
5-years bachelor’s degree in ArchitecturePursuing final year examination or completed2020
B.Sc. Research/B.S.
4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)Pursuing final year examination or completed2020
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent
Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or completed2020
Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)
4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed2010
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)
5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/TechnologyCurrently in 4th/5th year or completed2020
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.
Integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B. S./M. S. programPursuing final year examination or completed2020
Professional Society Examination is equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch
B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognised by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

Note: Above Eligibility criteria is based on gate 2020 exam. We will update the Gate Eligibility criteria 2020 very soon.

GATE Registration 2020 Dates

EventsDates (official)
Online registration starts from1st September 2022
Closing date of submission of application form5th October 2020
Correction in the application form2nd week of October 2020
Last date to change examination city17th November 2020
GATE 2023 exam date3rd – 4th February & 10th – 11th February 2020

Gate 2022 Exam Pattern

This exam will be organised through Computer Based Test (CBT). As we already know there are 23 papers in Gate 2022. A candidate can apply for the only single paper.

In Gate exam 2022, there will be 65 questions and will be of total 100 marks. Check below table for Gate Exam Pattern 2022.



No. of


Marks Per




General Aptitude1 to 5515




1 to 2525125
26 to 5530260
Total Questions: 65Total Marks: 100Total Duration : 3 hours
Technical Section :

70 marks

General Aptitude: 15 marksEngineering Mathematics :

15 marks

25 marks to 40 marks will be allotted to Numeric Answer Type Questions

Gate 2022 Negative Marking

Negative Marking
Questions TypeMarksNegative Marking
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)1 mark0.33
2 marks0.66
Numerical Answer Questions1 markNil
2 marksNil

GATE 2023 Exam Centers

Zonal GATE OfficeTentative List of Examination Cities*  
GATE, IISc Bangalore,

Bengaluru – 560 012


Ananthapur, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Bellary, Belgaum, Bidar, Davengere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasargod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore, Palakkad, Payyannur, Port Blair, Shimoga, Thrissur, Tumkur and Vadakara
Chairman, GATE, IIT Bombay

Powai, Mumbai – 400 076


Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Thane and Vadodara
Chairman, GATE, IIT Delhi,

Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016


Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, New Delhi, Faridabad, Greater NOIDA, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, Palwal, Rohtak, Sikar, Udaipur and Ujjain
Chairman, GATE, IIT Guwahati

Guwahati – 781039

Agartala, Asansol, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Silchar, Siliguri, Shillong and Tezpur
Chairman, GATE, IIT Kanpur

Kanpur – 208016


Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi
Chairman, GATE, IIT Kharagpur

Kharagpur – 721302


Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhimavaram, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly, Jamshedpur, Kakinada (Surampalem), Kharagpur/Haldia/Bishnupur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram
Chairman, GATE, IIT Madras

Chennai – 600036


Alappuzha, Aluva, Angamaly, Attingal, Bapatla, Chennai, Chengannur, Chittoor, Coimbatore,  Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ernakulam, Erode, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari, Karimnagar, Karur,  Khammam, Kollam, Kothamangalam,  Kottayam,  Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Nagercoil, Nalgonda, Namakkal, Nedumangad, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Punalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchengode, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Tuticorin, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar and Warangal
GATE, IIT Roorkee

Roorkee – 247667


Ambala, Amritsar, Baddi, Bathinda, Bhimtal, Dehradun, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur (HP), Jalandhar, Khanna, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Malout, Meerut, Mohali, Moradabad, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Roorkee, Ropar, Sangrur, Shimla, Solan, Sonepat, Una and Yamunanagar
For International Centers, contact shall be Chairman, GATE, IIT


Roorkee – 247667


Abu Dhabi/Dubai (UAE), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

Gate 2022 Syllabus

Here we are providing GATE Syllabus 2022 for all streams. Understanding GATE Syllabus 2022 is very necessary to score well in the main exam. The first step to cracking every exam is knowing the syllabus. Check GATE Syllabus 2022 branch wise all subjects. Download GATE Syllabus 2022 from here. You can follow separate post on Gate 2022-19 Syllabus here.

Top Branches for GATE examination are AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PI, TF, XE, AR, CY, GG, MA, PH and XL.  Check below table to download Gate Syllabus pdf 2020.

Paper CodeGATE 2023 Exam PaperDownload Link
AEAerospace EngineeringDownload Now
AGAgricultural EngineeringDownload Now
ARArchitecture and PlanningDownload Now
BTBiotechnologyDownload Now
CECivil EngineeringDownload Now
CHChemical EngineeringDownload Now
CSComputer Science and Information TechnologyDownload Now
CYChemistryDownload Now
ECElectronics and Communication EngineeringDownload Now
EEElectrical EngineeringDownload Now
GGGeology and GeophysicsDownload Now
INInstrumentation EngineeringDownload Now
MAMathematicsDownload Now
MEMechanical EngineeringDownload Now
MNMining EngineeringDownload Now
MTMetallurgical EngineeringDownload Now
PHPhysicsDownload Now
PIProduction and Industrial EngineeringDownload Now
TFTextile Engineering and Fibre ScienceDownload Now
XE*Engineering SciencesDownload Now
XL**Life SciencesDownload Now
EYEcology and EvolutionDownload Now

Gate 2022 Admit card Download

Hall ticket of Gate exam 2022 will be available from 5th January 2020. To download gate admit card 2022, candidates have to log in to the GOAPS{GATE Online Application Processing System}. Here it will ask you to enter enrollment ID and email address. This information is precious, we will suggest you save registration ID and email address safe.

Gate 2022 Answer Key

After the exam, the authority will release official Gate answer key 2020. This answer key will contain the correct answer to all 65 questions. On the base of the answer key, you can estimate your gate score or gate rank quickly. Gate 2022 answer key will be in pdf format. You can download gate answer key 2020 in pdf form here. We will update the answer key after the Gate exam.

Gate 2022 Cut Off Marks

In below table, detailed information on gate 2020 cut off marks and gate qualifying marks 2022. According to last year, gate exam here is gate 2020 expected cutoff.

These gates Cut Off 2020 marks will also help you to estimate the marks cut off for GATE 2023 and accordingly you can target the preparation for next year.

Cut off, and Qualifying Marks 2020(Expected)Cut off and Qualifying Marks 2020(Expected)

Gate 2022 Score Card Download

If you have successfully qualified the GATE examination, you can download gate score card 2022 from the official site of GOAPS. For GATE 2023, the candidates can download the scorecard from 17th March 2020 (Expected).

Gate 2022 FAQs {Frequently Asked Questions}

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding GATE exam 2020 is here.

1# How can I apply online for the GATE entrance exam 2022?

Ans: You have to refer GATE 2023 Brochure. You have to visit website

2# Can I use one Gmail id for multiple times?

Ans: No, You can not use same mail id again.

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