Know all About GATE 2022 Official Website

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The GATE 2022 official website is GATE or the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a Computer Based Examination to test the comprehensive knowledge of undergraduate students. With the help of GATE, students get admission in the Post Graduate education programs and jobs in Public Sector Undertakings etc. 

GATE is conducted by 8 entities jointly on behalf of the Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of India, National Coordination Board, and Ministry of Education. The 8 entities which conduct the GATE exam are the 7 IITs (Bombay, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Delhi, Kurukshetra, Roorkee, Madras) and IISc Bangalore.

All About GATE 2022 Official Website

GATE’s official website is specially designed for candidates who want to appear in the GATE 2022 exam. Every Year one of the 8 organizing institutes conducts the examination. The body of Organizing GATE 2022 is IIT Kharagpur. Here are the details that you will find on the GATE website:

  • GATE 2022 Papers
  • Download Information
  • Old Question Papers
  • Exam Cities
  • Registrations
  • Candidate login window
  • Announcements
  • Exam Schedules
  • Mock Tests
  • Guidelines for Foreign Candidates
  • Details about Question paper pattern
  • Contact detail
  • Admit Cards

Let us explore what we will find in these above-mentioned options:

GATE 2022 Papers and Syllabus

In this section of the GATE Official GATE website, you will find details of all the 29 papers that are there in the examination. The downloadable GATE syllabus will also be provided in the same window. You can download the syllabus and plan your preparation strategy accordingly. 

Download Information

This section of the website will take you to a screen where you can download the information brochure of that particular GATE exam, Poster, and newspaper advertisement as well. These pieces of information are important for students for the queries related to the examination. 

Old Question Papers

This section is specially designed to provide the GATE previous year’s question papers so that students can download and go through them. This will help candidates to prepare well for the exam. Old question papers are proven to be really helpful in understanding the pattern of the examination. You can download the previous year’s papers ranging from 2007 to the latest year.

Exam Cities

Here the details about the cities where the GATE exam will be conducted are given. There will be a total of 8 zones in which the GATE exam is conducted. Students/candidates can select three exam conducting cities from one zone only. The zones are :

  1. Zone 1 -IISc Bangalore. This zone carries 30 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  2. Zone 2- IIT Bombay. This zone carries 30 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  3. Zone 3- IIT Delhi. This zone carries 19 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  4. Zone 4- IIT Guwahati. This zone carries 21 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  5. Zone 5- IIT Kanpur. This zone carries 14 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  6. Zone 6- IIT Kharagpur. This zone carries 26 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  7. Zone 7- IIT Madras. This zone carries 41 cities in which the exam is conducted.
  8. Zone 8- IIT Roorkee. This zone carries 21 cities in which the exam is conducted.


The registration corner of the website will carry details related to the registration for the GATE exam. This window will give the following details:

  • Eligibility Criteria: Here you will find the details regarding the eligibility criteria for the GATE exam. Students falling under the given criteria are eligible for the GATE exam.
  • Documents for the application: This will cover and guide you with the documents required for the application process of the GATE exam.
  • Application Fees: This will guide you with the application fees one shall submit for the GATE exam depending upon the category they belong to. 
  • Details regarding Combination of Two papers: This section is newly added for the students who want to appear for the combination of two papers in the GATE exam. This section will guide you with the secondary subject you can choose depending upon the primary subject.

Candidate Login Window

The next major section in the GATE website is the Candidate login window. Students are required to register for the GATE exam prior to logging in on the portal. During registration, they will receive an enrollment ID and password which will then be required to log in on the portal. 


Announcements regarding any changes related to the GATE exam, admit cards, date of the examination are given in this section. Students are required and suggested to check the announcements prior to the GATE exam.

Exam Schedules

Here all the exam-related schedules are provided for students to go through and plan their preparation accordingly. Here you will know about the date and session of the examination per branch or discipline in the GATE exam.

Mock Tests

These are designed especially for the students to understand and have a rough idea about the coming GATE exam by the GATE organizing committee that year. GATE Mock Tests will be really helpful in improving the rank in the exam.

Guidelines for Foreign Candidates

As GATE is also open for foreign candidates hence here they will find the details regarding the application process or any GATE-related query. Here you can find the payment-related information for the GATE application fee for foreign candidates.

Details about Question paper pattern

It is advised to the GATE attempting candidates to go through with the GATE exam question paper pattern before starting the preparation for the exam. It is important to know the types of questions asked in the exam.

Admit Cards

GATE 2022 admit card is made public in the month of January each year. Admit cards are only made public close to the exam. Only the registered students can get the admit cards from the website after logging in.

Official Website-IIT Kharagpur GATE 2022

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