GATE Computer Science (CSE) 2022: Apply Online (2 Sept), Exam Date, Notification

GATE Computer Science (CSE) 2022: Apply Online (2 Sept), Exam Date, Notification

ByAnand Pandey  |  Updated on: Aug 30, 2021IIT Kharagpur will conduct the GATE Computer Science 2022 exam on 5, 6, 12 & !3 Feb 2022. GATE CS 2022 is an examination for all computer science graduates for admission to MTech, ME, and PhD admissions to IITs, NITs, and IIITs. Go through the GATE CSE exam dates 2022, registration, fee, new subjects, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
IIT Kharagpur will conduct the GATE Computer Science 2022 exam on 5, 6, 12 & !3 Feb 2022. GATE CS 2022 is an examination for all computer science graduates for admission to MTech, ME, and PhD admissions to IITs, NITs, and IIITs. Go through the GATE CSE exam dates 2022, registration, fee, new subjects, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, preparation material and more.
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GATE Computer Science (CSE) 2022 Latest Updates

GATE 2022 registration postponed! GATE CSE 2022 apply online begins on 2nd September 2021. All the interested candidates will be able to apply for GATE 2022 from 2nd September instead of 30th August on the official website of IIT Kharagpur. We will update the GATE CSE 2022 online registration link below.

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 GATE Computer Science Engineering (CSE) 2022 notification has been officially released by IIT Kharagpur on its official site. As per the GATE 2022 notification, the online registrations will begin from 2nd September instead of 30th August 2021 and will continue till 1 October 2021 (with late fine). The GATE 2022 exam will take place on 5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022. To apply for GATE 2022 CSE, one must be well known with the GATE eligibility criteria. The basic eligibility criteria for GATE is that the candidates must be in his/her 3rd year or higher grade or already completed their B.Tech from a recognized university. Download GATE CSE notification pdf through the direct link given below. 

Download GATE CS Notification 2022 PDF

GATE 2022 exam will have an addition of two new papers and the inclusion of new exam centres as well. Hence, GATE 2022 will have 29 papers in total. With the help of GATE 2022 scores, candidates will be able to apply for admission into IITs, NITs, and other prestigious institutes for pursuing M. Tech / M. E. courses. Moreover, one is also eligible to get a job in an Indian PSU. Read on to know more about GATE 2022 to get an idea of the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, selection process, and other necessary information for the GATE CSE 2022 exam.

GATE 2022 Latest Updates

  • 30th Aug: GATE CSE 2022 apply online postponed!
  • 31st July: GATE 2022 brochure released. 
  • 24th May: GATE 2022 will have an introduction of two new papers, Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering papers. More details will be provided soon.
  • 24th May: The number of exam centres for GATE 2022 is also being increased as candidates in large numbers will be applying for GATE 2022.

GATE CS 2022 Exam Highlights

The major highlights of GATE CS 2022 Exam are given below in the table. 

ParticularsDetails
GATE Full FormGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Organizing BodyIIT Kharagpur
Exam LevelAll India Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of examComputer-based Test (Online)
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam Duration3 hours (180 minutes)
Number of Subject Papers27
Number of Questions10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Core Subject)= 65
Type of Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 
  •  Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
Official WebsiteTo be Announced

GATE Computer Science (CSE) 2022: Important Dates

The concerned authorities have released the GATE CSE 2022 exam dates as well as apply online date the official notification. The other important dates for GATE Computer Science 2022 have been provided below in the table.

Events

GATE Important Dates

Day

GATE 2022 notification release date

31st July 2021Saturday

GATE Application Form 2022 release date

2nd September 2021Thursday

Last date to register for GATE 2022 (without late fine)

24th September 2021

Friday

Last Date to apply for GATE CSE with Late Fees (Extended)

1st October 2021

Friday

Last date to make corrections in GATE CSE online form

12th November 2021

Friday

GATE admit card 2022 release date

3rd January 2022

Monday

GATE 2022 Exam Date 

5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022

Saturday, Sunday

GATE CSE Answer Key 2022

03rd week of February 2022

 

GATE Result Date 2022

17th March 2022

Thursday

 

What's New in GATE 2022?

GATE 2022 exam will have the following changes introduced. A meeting was held on May 22nd by the National Coordination Board (NCB) and IIT Kharagpur, the following changes have been made for GATE 2022 Exam.

  • GATE 2022 Exam will have 29 papers instead of 27 papers.
  • Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture as one of the papers and Geomatics Engineering have been introduced in GATE 2022 exam.
  • Many new exam centres have added for the GATE 2022 Exam that includes Shirdi, Latur, Akola, and Dhule.
  • Other changes remain the same for the GATE 2022 Exam as it was ade during GATE 2021 exam.
  • If any other changes are made for the GATE 2022 Exam, it will be updated here.

GATE Computer Science Eligibility Criteria 2022

GATE CSE eligibility 2021 was relaxed by IIT Bombay. Hence, no major changes are expected in the GATE CS 2022 notification. GATE CS eligibility includes details about the education qualification, age limit, current year of graduation

As per the GATE 2021 notification, new changes have been made in the GATE Computer Science Eligibility Criteria. Thus, you may expect that the eligibility criteria for GATE CS 2022 exam to be the same as well.

  • An applicant studying in the 3rd or higher years of any UG degree is eligible to appear for GATE 2022 examination.
  • Also, Candidates who have completed any degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts are eligible to apply.
  • There is no restriction on the nationality for the GATE 2022 examination. Candidates of any nationality can opt for the exam and choose their centres accordingly.
  • There is no upper age limit to appear for the GATE CSE 2022 examination.

GATE CS Educational Qualification

GATE CSE educational eligibility criteria are mentioned in detail in the official brochure. 

Qualifying Degree

Qualifying Degree/Examination

Description of eligible candidates

BE/ BTech/ BPharm

Engineering or Technology Bachelor’s degree holders in (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering /Technology)

Currently in the third year or higher grade or already completed

BArch

Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course)

Currently in the third year or higher grade or already completed

BSc (Research)/BS

Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)

Currently in the third year or higher grade or already completed

Pharm D (after 10+2)

6-year degree programme, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards

Currently in the third/fourth/fifth/sixth year or already completed

MBBS

Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the fifth/sixth/seventh semester or higher semester of such programme.

Currently in the fifth/sixth/seventh semester or higher semester or already completed

MSc/MA/MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Mathematics/Science/Computer Applications/Statistics or equivalent

Currently in the first year or higher or already Completed

Int ME/ MTech (Post-BSc)

Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programmes in Engineering/Technology (4-year programme)

Currently in the first/second/third/fourth year or already completed

Integrated ME/ MTech or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program)

Currently in the third/fourth/fifth year or already completed

BSc/BA/ BCom

Bachelor degree in any branch of Science/Arts/Commerce (3-year programme)

Currently in the third year or already completed

Int MSc/ Int BS-MS

Integrated MSc or 5-year integrated BS-MS programme

Currently in the third year or higher or already completed

Professional Society Examinations*

(equivalent to BE/BTech/BArch)

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 and so on)

Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

GATE Age Limit

There is no age limit to apply for the GATE CS Examination.

GATE CSE Registration 2022

The GATE CSE 2022 online applications are expected to be released in September 2022. You will be able to apply online for the GATE computer science 2022 exam only through the GOAPS official website. We will update the direct link to apply for GATE 2022 once it is released officially. 

How to Apply Online for GATE CS 2022?

Follow the steps given below to understand how to apply online for GATE CSE 2022 exam

  • Visit the GOAPS website. GOAPS is a GATE Online Application Processing System.
  • Register on the website using your Full Name, a valid e-mail address, mobile number, and a password of your choice.
  • Login using the Enrollment ID provided and the chosen password.
  • Fill the application form with all the required details.
  • Upload the scanned documents, photograph, and signature as per the specifications

What documents should I upload for GATE CS 2022?

Here is a list of documents that you need to upload while applying for the GATE CSE 2022 exam. 

Document

Size

Format

Passport size photograph

  • Minimum size: 50 KB 
  • Maximum size: 200 KB

Only JPEG/JPG image format

Signature

  • Minimum size: 10 KB 
  • Maximum size: 200 KB

Only JPEG/JPG image format

GATE CSE Application Fees 2022

The GATE CSE application fee details the category of the candidates and the time of payment.

Application Fee for Indian Nationals

Candidate Category

GATE CSE Application Fee 

Application fee (along with a late fee)

Female candidates (per paper)

₹ 750

₹ 1,250

SC/ST/PwD category candidates (per paper)

₹ 750

₹ 1,250

All other candidates (per paper)

₹ 1,500

₹ 2,000

Application Fee for Foreign Nationals

The GATE CSE form fees for foreign nationals is also given below

Examination Centres

Application fee

Late Application Fee Extended Period

Centers in India

₹ 1500

₹ 2000

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu (per paper)

US$ 50

US$ 70

Dubai and Singapore (per paper)

US$ 100

US$ 120

GATE Computer Science (CSE) Exam Pattern 2022

It is important to understand the GATE CSE selection process. Moreover, it is also crucial to have knowledge of the GATE Exam pattern. Details of GATE selection criteria and exam pattern are given below.

GATE CSE exam pattern 2022 has been released along with the detailed brochure. The GATE exam will be a Computer Based Test (CBT) consisting of three kinds of questions, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions. The GATE Exam will be 180 minutes long.

GATE Exam Sections

Number of questions

Total Marks

General Aptitude (GA)

10

15

Candidate’s Selected Subject - Computer Science Engineering

55

85

Total

65

100

As per the GATE CSE exam pattern 2022, the Engineering Mathematics will carry around 15% of the total marks, the General Aptitude section will carry 15% of the total marks and the remaining around 70% of the total marks is devoted to the subject of the paper.

GATE CSE Selection Process 2022

The GATE selection process 2022 includes a computer-based test (CBT). After obtaining your GATE score, it remains valid for three years from the date of announcement of results. You can download the GATE CS Scorecard through the GOAPS portal before 31st May 2022. After the said date, you will have to pay a penalty of Rs. 500/- to download it. 

  • Candidates who will be taking admission in IITs will have to appear for the COAP counseling
  • Candidates who will be taking admission in NITs and other colleges of India will be appearing for the CCMT counseling. 

GATE CSE Syllabus 2022

The GATE 2022 Syllabus for Computer Science Engineering is given below.  To make your task simpler, here is the detailed syllabus of GATE CSE.

SectionsSection Name
Section 1Engineering Mathematics
Section 2Digital Logic
Section 3Computer Organization and Architecture
Section 4Programming and Data Structures
Section 5Algorithms
Section 6Theory of Computation
Section 7Compiler Design
Section 8Operating System
Section 9Databases
Section 10Computer Networks

You can download GATE exam syllabus PDF branch wise along with the weightage.

GATE CSE Admit Card 2022

The GATE 2022 Admit Card will be released by the exam conducting authority 10-15 days before the exam date. So the candidates who will apply successfully for GATE CS 2022 will be able to download the GATE 2022 Admit Card. You can download GATE Admit Card by visiting the official GOAPS official website or the official site of the exam conducting body. You will need to enter your application ID and password to download the admit card. You must check that all the details given in the GATE CS 2022 admit card are correct and true to your knowledge.

GATE CS Answer Key 2022

IIT Kharagpur will release the official answer key of GATE 2022 CSE that will be provisional in a week from the date of the declaration of the GATE CS Exam date 2022. Candidates who will take the GATE CS Exam will be able to download GATE answer key by logging in to the GOAPS portal. You will need to enter your GATE 2022 Enrollment ID / Email Address and password to download GATE 2022 CS Answer Key. The authorities will also provide the GATE response sheet and question paper to check the answer key. You will be able to raise an objection by paying Rs. 500 per question if you find an answer to be incorrect. You will also have to submit valid proof of the correct answer as well. 

GATE CS Result 2022

GATE CS Result will be declared on the official GOAPS 2022 Website. The result for GATE CS 2022 Exam will be made on the basis of the final answer key for GATE 2022 Computer Science Exam. You will need to enter your Enrolment ID or registered Email ID and GOAPS password to download your GATE CS Result. 

GATE CS Scorecard 2022

After the declaration of the GATE CS Result, the authorities will release the GATE CS Scorecard. The GATE Scorecard is released only for those candidates who will obtain the minimum cut off marks in the exam. To download the GATE Scorecard, you will need to visit the GOAPS site and log in using your Enrolment ID or registered Email ID and GOAPS password. The GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of declaration of the GATE CS Result. 

GATE 2022 Counselling

GATE Counselling will be held for allotment of seats as per the GATE rank to the candidate who have qualified GATE. There will be rounds as per the availability of seats for allocation the candidates. Candidates will be able to “Accept and Freeze”, “Retain and Wait”, “Reject and Wait” and “Reject” for seat allotment. 

GATE 2021 Counselling Date

Events

Dates

Round 1

28 May to 30, 2021

Round 2

4 June to 6, 2021

Round 3

11 June to 13, 2021

Round 4

18 June to 20, 2021

Round 5

25 June to 27, 2021

COAP 2021 additional rounds

  • Round 1: July 2 to 4, 2021
  • Round 2: July 9 to 11, 2021
  • Round 3: July 16 to 18, 2021
  • Round 4: July 23 to 25, 2021
  • Round 5: July 30 to August 1, 2021

GATE CS Previous Year Question Paper With Solutions

In order to channel your preparations, we urge you to solve GATE CSE Question Papers. GATE previous year's papers will not help you to understand the GATE exam pattern. Moreover, solving GATE's previous year exam papers will further help you to understand the level of questions as well as the exam pattern that has been going on for the last few years. 

GATE CS 2021 Question Paper

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GATE 2021 CS: Set 2Download HereDownload Here

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GATE CS Previous Year Cut Off

GATE CS Cut Off Marks will be announced by IIT Kharagpur as per the engineering discipline of the candidates and category of the candidates. We have provided the GATE CS previous year cut off marks for your convenience. 

CATE Cut off 2021

BranchGATE Cut offHighest Marks out of 100%age of candidates qualifiedTotal candidates appeared
Computer Science Engineering26.1087.8117.37101922

GATE Cut off 2020

Paper Name

Paper Code

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Computer Science EngineeringCS28.525.6

19

GATE Cut Off 2019

Branch

Total Candidates Appeared

Gen

OBC

SC/ST/PH

Computer Science Engineering

99932

29.5

26.6

19.7

GATE Cutoff 2018

Branch

Total Candidates Appeared

Gen

OBC

SC/ST/PH

Computer Science Engineering

107893

25.00

22.50

16.60

Applicants can take a look at the GATE Previous Year Cut Off Marks.

How to prepare for GATE CS Exam 2022?

The GATE exam 2022 is scheduled to be conducted in February 2022. Therefore, you have got ample time with you to prepare for GATE CS 2022 exam. With correct preparation and guidance from BYJU'S Exam Prep experts, you can prepare for the GATE 2022 easily in the most effective manner. 

GATE CSE Notes

Check GATE CSE notes for better preparation for the exam. These CSE notes will help in improving the study and achieving good marks.

GATE Computer Science Books

If you aim to crack the GATE exam, it is essential to prepare from the best books to reach your goal easily. To boost your preparation, we have prepared the list of best books for GATE CSE.

GATE CSE Books

Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications by Kenneth Rosen

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach by Kurose & Ross

Database System Concepts by Korth

Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools by Aho & Ullman

Software Engineering: A Practitioner’s Approach by Pressman

Introduction to Algorithms by Cormen

An Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata by Peter Linz

GATE CSE Previous Year Question Paper

In order to channel your preparations, we urge you to solve GATE CSE Question Papers. GATE previous year's papers will not help you to understand the GATE exam pattern. Moreover, solving GATE's previous year exam papers will further help you to understand the level of questions as well as the exam pattern that has been going on for the last few years. 

GATE CSE Test Series 2022

GATE CSE Mock test 2022 is specially designed by exam experts and provides much-needed practice & revision for the exam. The GATE test series covers all the important topics and syllabus in the form of a subject-wise test and full-length test.

GATE CSE Online Coaching 2022

Prepare with India's finest faculty and subject experts online. GATE CSE Online coaching 2022 enables your preparation in such a manner that you are able to comprehensively cover the entire syllabus in a timely manner and also practice numerous mock tests for better understanding.

Get GATE CSE online coaching classes and level up your exam preparation.

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  • There is no age limit to apply for GATE CS 2022 exam.

  • Get the complete set of full-length GATE CS Test Series at BYJU'S Exam Prep, designed by the expert mentors to help you practice and get a perfect score in the exam.

  • GATE CS 2022 exam date is 5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022.

  • No, there is no limit in the number of attempts to apply for GATE 2022 examination.

  • The GATE Scorecard is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of declaration of the GATE result.

  • GATE 2022 notification has been officially released on 31st July 2021.

  • BYJU'S Exam Prep has shared the GATE CS Previous Year Papers with solutions PDF to help you prepare smartly and score better in the exam.

  • GATE 2022 online applications will commence from 2nd September 2021 (Revised).

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