GATE Application Form Correction 2022 Date Announced: Check Last Date, Fee & Other Details

By Mrinmay Ganguly|Updated : November 1st, 2021

GATE Application Form Correction 2022 Dates Announced! IIT Kharagpur has announced the dates to make changes in the GATE 2022 application form. The GATE Application Form Correction will start from 1st November 2021 till 12th November 2021. You will get information through your registered emails and through an SMS. To make changes in the GATE application form you have to now pay a fee which is mentioned below in detail. 

The GATE exam is going to be held in the month of February 2022. Individuals who have filled the application form as IIT Kharagpur can start the correction if required in their application form from November. In addition, IIT Kharagpur has open rectification facilities in terms of Exam paper, city, and category.

Candidates can make changes based on their needs; however, they must first log in to the “gate.iitkgp.ac.in” portal. Candidates must log in with their enrollment ID or email ID and password to make changes to the application form.

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GATE 2022 Application Form Correction Dates Announced! IIT Kharagpur has announced the dates to make changes in the GATE 2022 application form. The GATE Application Form Correction will start from 1st November 2021 till 12th November 2021. You will get information through your registered emails and through an SMS. To make changes in the GATE application form you have to now pay a fee which is mentioned below in detail. 

The GATE exam is going to be held in the month of February 2022. Individuals who have filled the application form as IIT Kharagpur can start the correction if required in their application form from November. In addition, IIT Kharagpur has open rectification facilities in terms of Exam paper, city, and category.

Candidates can make changes based on their needs; however, they must first log in to the “gate.iitkgp.ac.in” portal. Candidates must log in with their enrollment ID or email ID and password to make changes to the application form.

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GATE Application Form Correction 2021 Dates

Applicants should keep in mind that changes can only be made once after submitting the application form and within the time frame set by IIT Kharagpur. As a result, candidates must exercise extreme caution when correcting their errors and submitting their applications.

Candidates can find the GATE 2022 application form correction deadlines on this page.

Important Events

GATE 2022 Dates

GATE 2022 Notification Release Date

1st August 2021

GATE Application Form 2022 Start Date

2nd September 2021

Last Date for GATE 2022 application form

28th September 2021

Last Date for application with late fee

1st October 2021

GATE Application Form Correction 2022 Window Open

1st November 2021

Last date for rectification

12th November 2021

Last Date for change of Category, Paper
and Examination City (with an additional fee)

12th November 2021

GATE Admit Card

3rd January 2022

Exam date
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (Tentative)

5th February 2022
6th February 2022
12th February 2022
13th February 2022

Announcement of Result

17th March 2022

GATE 2022 Application Status and Correction

  • By login into GOAPS, the candidate's application status can be viewed at any moment.
  • The authorities will review the GATE 2022 application forms to ensure the correctness of the data.
  • The uploaded documents will be reviewed by the authorities, as will the clarity of the image and signature.
  • If all of the candidates' documents and details are determined to be in order, the application will be accepted.
  • If a defect is found in the application form, it will be marked and communicated to the relevant applicant for correction through e-mail and/or SMS, which the candidate submitted while filling out the application form.
  • The correction must be completed within the time frame specified by the authorities. Failure to do so on time may result in the application being rejected.

GATE 2022 Correction Fee of Application Form

If candidates want to make specific changes to their application form, they must pay; a list of such criteria is provided below.

The Details are:

  • Gender
  • Particular subject paper
  • Category
  • Dyslexia status and
  • PwD status

The payment cost for such modifications is also listed below.

Modifications in the form

Fee required

Examination city changes

No extra fee required

Existing paper changes

Rs. 500 extra

Combination of a second paper with the primary paper

Rs. 500, plus an appropriate price for the paper based on the applicant's category.

Modification in gender to female

Rs. 500

Gender change (from female to another gender)

Rs. 500 plus Rs. 750

Changing category to SC/ST

Rs. 500

Modifying category from SC/ST to another

Rs. 500 plus Rs. 750

Changing from Non-PwD to PwD

Rs. 500

Changing from PwD to Non-PwD

Rs. 500 plus Rs. 750

Any additional change in a category that hasn't been notified either

Rs 500

Changing the Category, City, or Paper in the GATE 2022 application form

Applicants must revise the paper from the GOAPS portal in order to make changes to the GATE 2022 application form. For students' better understanding, the detailed process of requesting adjustments is shown below.

Step 1: Candidates have to go to the GOAPS website.

Step 2: Applicants must log in using their email addresses/enrollment IDs and passwords, and then solve the Captcha before submitting their information.

Step 3: After login in, the dashboard will appear, displaying the enrollment ID and applicant name. Candidates must click on the “Change Personal Data & Exam City” button to make additional changes.

Step 4: After that, the students will be able to see their submitted form in the submission window, which will open. They can then change the form's required parts before clicking the "Submit" button to save the information.

Candidates can also review their submitted signature, papers, and image size, in addition to the adjustments indicated above. Below is a more extensive description.

Image specification for GATE 2022

Candidates can also review their submitted signature, papers, and image size, in addition to the adjustments indicated above. Below is a more detailed description.

Documents

Format

Size and Dimensions

Picture

JPG or JPEG

Dimension: 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

Size: Min 240 x 230 pixels
Max 480 x 640 pixels 

Signature

JPG or JPEG

Dimension: 2 cm x 7 cm

Size: Min 80 x 280 pixels

Max 160 x 560 pixels 

Eligibility requirements

PDF


10 KB to 500 KB

Category certificate (if required)

PDF

10 KB to 300 KB

Dyslexic certificate (if required)

PDF

10 KB to 300 KB

PwD certificate (if applicable)

PDF

10 KB to 300 KB

Other Necessary GATE 2022 Application Form Correction Specifications

Photograph

  • The photo must be in colour, and it cannot be taken in portrait mode or with a mobile phone.
  • The background should be light or white in colour.
  • At least 35% of the candidate's face should be visible in the photograph.
  • The photo must be taken without a cap and must show the essential characteristics of the face, such as the nose, eyes, forehead, and chin.
  • The candidate's face should not be hidden, and he or she should be facing the camera.
  • Spectacles are permitted. They should not, however, be in gloomy colours.

Signature

  • The signature should be written in either a black or blue pen in a rectangular box measuring 2 cm x 7 cm.
  • 70% to 80% of the box must be covered, and the signature on the form and the admit card must match.
  • It is not required that you sign it in capital letters.

Details that can be edited in the GATE 2022 form

The following are the details that must be filled out in the GATE 2022 application form.

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Subject paper
  • Examination city
  • Father’s name
  • College name
  • Country of applicants of parent or guardian
  • The contact information of the parent or guardian
  • Other address requirements
  • Academic requirements
  • PwD status
  • Dyslexic status

Points to remember while Changing the Examination City on the form

The following are the details that must be filled out in the GATE 2022 application form.

  • Candidates should also review the following information for altering the city in the GATE 2022 application form:
  • Candidates have the option of selecting three cities based on their preferences.
  • They must keep in mind that the city's first and second choices must be from the same GATE zone.
  • The third option can come from any GATE zone, depending on their requirements.

Process that shows changes have been made successfully

Candidates can view one of the two statuses on the portal to determine if the adjustments have been successfully handled:

  • The status will read, "Your application is found to be in order and has been accepted," indicating that the adjustments were successful.
  • If it says "your status is under scrutiny," it means the modifications are still being reviewed and will be modified soon.

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FAQs

  • Candidates will be allowed to use the online application form correction facility for GATE 2022. Candidates must complete any essential corrections in their GATE application before the deadline.

  • Candidates should be aware that changing subjects and the examination center (city) will incur fees. Candidates can modify them by paying an additional fee.

  • No, after the GATE 2022 application form is filed, the mobile number and email address cannot be altered.

  • Candidates can find a Link after Scuitny of the GATE 2022 application form on the specified dates.

  • During the GATE 2022 form correction process, you can update the name using a valid document for the new name.

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