GATE 2023: Registration, Exam Date, Notification, Latest News

By : Mohit Uniyal

Updated : Jul 28, 2022, 10:32

The GATE 2023 Exam Notification has been released by the conducting authority(IIT Kanpur), along with the official brochure, registration date, and application form dates. Earlier, GATE exam 2023 dates were released. The exam will be conducted on the 4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th of February 2023 for 29 disciplines across India. GATE exam 2023 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur. 

GATE exam 2022 was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur at the national level in India. Every year, the GATE exam is administered by either IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee on a rotational basis. GATE full form is the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.

The GATE 2023 exam has two more new papers: Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture and Geomatics Engineering. Hence, there will be 29 papers for the GATE 2023 examination instead of 27 papers (old) available as options to get admission to IITs, NITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) in India. 

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What is GATE Exam?

GATE exam or Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering is a national-level engineering entrance exam for admission into Master's Programs and recruitment in PSUs. There are 29 disciplines that take part in the examination. In the GATE exam, candidates can opt for 2 subjects as per the given guidelines by the officials.

Why Appear in GATE Exam?

Here are a few important points for candidates to know why it is important to appear in the GATE exam and what is GATE exam used for:

  • With the GATE exam score, you can get admission in Master of Engineering (M.E.)/Master of Technology (M.Tech) courses and PhD. Programs at various IITs, NITs, IISc, GFTIs, and other reputed Universities.
  • Moreover, GATE scores are also considered by several foreign universities as well such as the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), National University of Singapore (Singapore), Technical University of Munich (Germany), and Aachen University (Germany), etc.
  • GATE score can be used to apply for prestigious jobs in PSUs, Central Government, and GOI Organizations, as well as in the Private Sector.
  • If you pass GATE 2022, you can join a state- or national-level university/college to pursue higher studies like M.Tech through GATE. You will be given a scholarship of Rs. 12,400 every month until the completion of two years of your course.
  • GATE score remains valid for 3 years for joining an M.Tech. program from the date of release of the result.
  • For government jobs, your GATE Score will remain valid for the current year.
  • GATE score is used to grant fellowships like GATE JRF by CSIR.

GATE 2023 Exam Notification

IIT Kanpur released the official GATE 2023 exam notification on 27 July 2022 for candidates planning to appear for the upcoming exam. The GATE exam is decided to be conducted on the weekends of the first two weeks of February 2023(i.e., 4, 5, 11, and 12). Candidates can download the GATE 2023 notification PDF.

GATE Exam 2023 Highlights

Check out some important GATE 2023 exam highlights below: 

  • Conducting Authority (2023)- IIT Kanpur
  • Exam Level- National
  • GATE Exam Language- English
  • Mode of Application- Online
  • Exam Mode- Online
  • Total Disciplines - 29
  • GATE Exam Dates - 4, 5, 11, and 12 February 2023
  • Question Papers Type- MSQ/MCQ/NAT
  • Participating Colleges- 1072
  • GATE Exam Duration- 3 Hours

GATE Exam Conducting Authorities

GATE 2023 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur. IIT Kharagpur conducted the 2022 session of the GATE exam. 

GATE Exam Administered By?

Every year GATE exam is administered by any one of the 8 following organizing institutes on a rotational basis: IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay & IISc Bangalore. 

IIT Kharagpur (IIT KGP) is the current conducting authority for the GATE exam 2022. The official website of IIT Kharagpur is www.iitkgp.ac.in. GATE exam 2023 is to be conducted by IIT Kanpur. The last time IIT Kanpur conducted the GATE exam was in 2015. The 2021 session was organized by IIT Bombay, while IIT Delhi organized the previous session. Check out all the organizing institutes of the various year exams:

GATE Exam Conducting Authorities

Year

Organizing Institute

Year

Organizing Institute

2023

IIT Kanpur

2009

IIT Roorkee

2022

IIT Kharagpur

2008

IISc Bangalore

2021

IIT Bombay

2007

IIT Kanpur

2020

IIT Delhi

2006

IIT Kharagpur

2019

IIT Madras

2005

IIT Bombay

2018

IIT Guwahati

2004

IIT Delhi

2017

IIT Roorkee

2003

IIT Madras

2016

IISc Bangalore

2002

IISc Banglore

2015

IIT Kanpur

2001

IIT Kanpur

2014

IIT Kharagpur

2000

IIT Kharagpur

2013

IIT Bombay

1999

IIT Bombay

2012

IIT Delhi

1998

IIT Delhi

2011

IIT Madras

1997

IIT Madras

What is New in GATE Exam?

In the previous session of the GATE exam, National Coordination Board (NCB) made some major changes. There was an introduction of two new papers for the GATE exam. Two New Papers for the GATE Exam: Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture (NM) as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering (GE). Hence there will be a total of 29 papers in the GATE exam. Further, there was an increase in the number of exam centres for the exam as well.

New Exam Centres Added to GATE Exam

In the GATE 2022 session, many new exam centres have been included. Places like Shirdi, Latur, Akola, and Dhule will be available for the students to select as exam centres. 

The other important GATE exam changes: 

  • One or Two subject papers allowed: Two Paper combinations have to be chosen from the given list of combinations of papers. The final allotment of TWO papers will still be subject to the availability of infrastructure and dates.
  • Changes in exam pattern: The detailed changes in the exam pattern are mentioned below. A new pattern of questions has been added. A fully Computer Based Test (CBT) will be held for GATE.
  • Changes in the subject syllabus: Students must note all the changes in the GATE syllabus mentioned below.
  • Officials may have removed exam centres in International cities depending on the travel restrictions.
  • Eligibility criteria are relaxed: Applicants currently in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program are now eligible to appear for the GATE 2023 examination.
  • Reservation Quota for EWS Candidates: Previous year, the Government announced a 10% reservation quota for Economically Weaker Section (EWS or GEN-EWS) candidates who want to participate in the GATE exams.
  • Thumb Impression: Candidates are no more required to upload their thumb impression while submitting the GATE online application form.
  • Virtual Calculator: Candidates will be given the virtual calculator at the time of the GATE exam. Candidates with Scientific Calculators are not allowed to enter the exam hall.

List of GATE Exam Papers with Their Code

According to the latest addition to the GATE exam, there will be 29 disciplines. Each discipline, along with its codes, is mentioned in the table provided below:

GATE Exam Papers and Their Codes

Paper

Code

Paper

Code

Aerospace Engineering

AE

Petroleum Engineering

PE

Agricultural Engineering

AG

Geology and Geophysics

GG

Architecture and Planning

AR

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

Biotechnology

BT

Life Sciences

XL

Biomedical Engineering

BM

Mathematics

MA

GATE Civil Engineering

CE

GATE Mechanical Engineering

ME

Chemical Engineering

CH

Mining Engineering

MN

GATE Computer Science & Information Technology

CS

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

Chemistry

CY

Physics

PH

GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

GATE Electrical Engineering

EE

Textile Engineering & Fibre Science

TF

Engineering Sciences

XE

Ecology and Evolution

EY

Humanities and Social Sciences

XH

Statistics

ST

Geomatics Engineering

GE

Environmental Science and Engineering

ES

Naval Architecture and Marine

Engineering

NM

GATE Exam Date 2023

The GATE exam date 2023 calendar has been announced. Candidates can check the schedule given in the GATE 2023 notification by referring to the table given below.

GATE Exam Date 2023

GATE 2023 Registration Start Date (without late fee)

30 August 2022

GATE Registration Last Date (without late fee)

30 September 2022

Closing Date of Extended GATE Application Process

7 October 2022 

Modifications in GATE 2023 Application

4 to 11 November 2022

GATE 2023 Admit Card Release Date

3 January 2023

GATE 2023 Exam Date

4, 5, 11, and 12 February 2023

Candidate's response available in the Application portal

15 February 2023

Answer Key

21 February 2023 

Result

16 March 2023 

Availability of Score Card 

21 March 2023

GATE Exam 2023 Registration(GOAPS)

After opening the GATE 2023 application process, candidates must register in the GOAPS portal. The registration process is expected to start on the 30 August 2022. Candidates must note that GATE registration is accepted online only through the GOAPS portal or official website.

How to Fill GATE Application Form?

Check out the important steps given below to fill GATE exam form:

  • Visit GOAPS's official site and register.
  • Once registration is completed, candidates need to open a window for GATE Login.
  • Fill up the GATE application form.
  • Upload the required documents like photograph and signature.
  • Make the payment of GATE exam fees.
  • Click on the submit button.

Documents Required(Indian Candidates)

Here is the list of documents and information required to fill out the application form for the GATE exam 2023:

  • Your name, your date of birth, your mobile number, your parent's name, your parent's mobile number.
  • Residential Address for Communication with an area PIN code.
  • Degree scanned with a size under 10-300 kb in pdf format (upload only one page of anyone document)
  • For Engineering Degree course completion certificate/provisional certificate/8th Semester mark sheet/7th-semester mark sheet/6th-semester mark sheet/Pre or final year mark sheet in case of integrated degree/AMIE and Completed one section/Provisional Certificate Letter.
  • For Science Degree course completion certificate/provisional certificate/4th Semester mark sheet/3rd-semester mark sheet/2nd-semester mark sheet/1st-year mark sheet/Pre-final year mark sheet in case of integrated degree/Provisional Certificate Letter.
  • College address with a PIN code
  • Choice of GATE exam cities
  • Scanned image of the thumb impression of size 2-150 kb in jpeg/jpg
  • Scanned image of your photograph of size 5-200 kb in jpeg/jpg
  • Scanned image of your signature of size 5-150 kb in jpeg/jpg
  • Scanned copy of Category/PwD Certificate (if applicable) in size 10-300 kb in pdf
  • ID Proof: Passport/PAN Card/Voter ID/Aadhaar UID/Driving License/College ID/Employee ID card
  • Bank details for application fees

What is the Fee for the GATE Exam?

The application fee for the GATE exam for different categories is given below in the table. You must pay the GATE application fee online only before the closing date. If you pay the exam fee for GATE 2023 after the application closing date, you will have to pay the fee along with the fine as depicted in the table below.

Category

On or Before Last Date

During the Extended Period

For Examination Centres in India

Female candidates

₹ 850

₹ 1350

SC/ST/PwD* category candidates

₹ 850

₹ 1350

All other candidates

₹ 1700

₹ 2200

For Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu

US$ 100

US$ 150

Dubai and Singapore

US$ 200

US$ 250

GATE Exam Eligibility

Candidates must know the GATE exam eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The eligibility criteria for the GATE 2023 exam carry educational qualification, age limit and passing percentage. The candidates who possess the following criteria are eligible to appear in GATE.

Educational Qualification

To apply for the GATE entrance exam, a candidate must possess either of the mentioned qualification(s). However, the educational qualification has been relaxed for the exam. The students studying in the 3rd or final years of any undergraduate degree are now eligible for the examination. Also, students who have already completed any degree program approved by the Government in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, Commerce, or Arts are eligible to appear for the GATE 2023 examination.

  • BE/B. Tech/B. Pharma
  • B.Arch
  • B.Sc (Research)/B.S
  • Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E./B. Tech/B. Arch)
  • M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent
  • Integrated M.E/M.Tech (Post – B.Sc)
  • Integrated M.Sc./Integrated B.S-M.S
  • Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

As per the revised GATE eligibility criteria, you must have a minimum qualification of 10+2+3. In the final year of graduation, candidates are also eligible to apply for the GATE entrance examination.

Candidates pursuing or have passed their graduation in either Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, Commerce or Arts in a relevant discipline can apply for the course.

Pass Percentage

No minimum pass percentage criteria are defined to apply for the GATE exam 2023.

Age Limit

There is no age limit defined to apply for the GATE exam 2023.

Nationality

You should have Indian nationality to apply for GATE 2023. Candidates from Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for the GATE.

GATE Eligibility Criteria for International Students

Candidates living in Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are eligible to apply for GATE. Candidates from these countries must have completed or be in their final year or the pre-final year of their bachelor's degree in engineering and technology or equivalent.

GATE Exam Pattern

The GATE exam pattern comprises Multiple-choice questions (MCQs), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions. There is a negative marking for the multiple-choice questions, while no marks will be deducted for the numerical answer type questions. Let us check the important aspects related to the GATE exam pattern in the table below:

Particulars

Description

GATE Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subjects/Papers

29 (Increased from 27)

Sections

General Aptitude (GA) and Candidate's Selected Subject

Number of Questions

65 questions

(General Aptitude: 10 Questions

Core Subjects: 55 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

Questions Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Marks Distribution in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XL is different: General Aptitudeis of 15 Marks and Subject Questions of 85 Marks, making a total of 100 marks.

Marking Scheme: 

  1. For MCQs carrying 1 mark: 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  2. For MCQs carrying 2 marks: 2/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.
  3. Multiple Select Question (MSQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions have no negative marking.

1/3 marks will be deducted for the wrong answers, i.e. (0.33) marks for 1 mark questions, and (0.66) marks will be deducted for questions carrying 2 marks. No mark will be deducted for the wrong answer to NAT questions.

GATE Exam Syllabus Branch-wise

We have provided the branch-wise GATE syllabus for CE, ME, CS, EC, and EE branches. Please note that the GATE Syllabus of all subject papers has been revised. Students must thoroughly go through the syllabus before their preparation.

GATE Exam Admit Card 2023

The GATE admit card download link will be available on 3 January 2023. before the exam. The prior release of the admit card is to resolve any discrepancies in the candidates' personal information mentioned in the admit card. The GATE organizing authority IIT Kanpur will issue the GATE 2023 admit card for the applicants. You need GOAPS Enrollment ID and password to download your GATE admit card. Make sure you carry your admit card at the exam hall; without the admit card, entry to the exam hall is strictly prohibited.

Steps to Download GATE 2023 Admit Card

  • Visit the official GATE 2023 website
  • Enter the enrollment number and password.
  • Click on GATE Login.
  • Click on the GATE admit card download link.
  • Admit cards will be downloaded in pdf format.
  • Save it and take a printout to be carried while appearing for the exam.

GATE Exam 2023 Preparation

Candidates preparing for the upcoming exam should check the best GATE notes to improve scores in the exam. Check branch-wise study notes:

GATE Question Papers

You can get branch-wise GATE previous year question papers to kick start GATE preparation in the right direction. We've combined the GATE question papers exam in PDF form with their solution and answer key. You can use them during your GATE exam preparation.

GATE Question Papers with Solutions

Check the GATE 2022 question papers and the solutions for all important branches below. 

GATE Paper (Branch)

GATE 2022 Question Paper

GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME)

GATE ME Shift 1 Questions & Solution

GATE ME Shift 2 Questions & Solutions

GATE Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

GATE EC Questions & Solutions

GATE Electrical Engineering (EE)

GATE EE Questions & Solutions

GATE Civil Engineering (CE)

GATE CE Shift 1 Questions & Solutions

GATE CE Shift 2 Questions & Solutions

GATE Computer Sci. & Engineering (CSE)

GATE CS Questions & Solutions

You can check the detailed question papers list for all Branches here.

GATE Mock Test Series

To ace your GATE preparation, BYJU'S Exam Prep brings the best online GATE test series for GATE Mechanical, GATE Civil, Electronics, Electrical, & GATE CSE branches. All the test series pack comes with one free mock test. You can perform the online subscription below and start practising the latest GATE mock test prepared GATE toppers.

Also, Check: GATE Online Coaching

GATE Exam Books

Candidates planning to appear for the GATE exam 2023 must know the best books for GATE to prepare themselves for the GATE online examination. Thus, we have compiled the list of GATE books for CSE, CE, ME, EE, and ECE and their authors to ensure that you prepare for the best here.


GATE ME Books

Topics

GATE Book Name

Heat Transfer

Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer by R.C. Sachdeva

Machine Design

Design of Machine Elements by V Bhandari

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics by B. S. Grewal

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management by O. P. Khanna

Thermal Science

Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K. Nag

GATE CE Books

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43) by

B.S. Grewal

Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials (Edition 2) by

U.C Jindal

Design Of Steel Structures

Design of Steel Structures (Edition 3) by

S.K Duggal

Highway Engineering

Highway Engineering by S.K.Khanna, C.E.G.Justo

Structural Analysis

Basic Structural Analysis (Edition 3) by

C.S.Reddy

Engineering Hydrology

Engineering Hydrology (Edition 4) by

K Subramanya

Irrigation Engineering

Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures (Edition 1) by S K Garg

GATE EE Books

Power Electronics

Power Electronics (Edition 5) by P.S.Bimbhra

Control Systems

Control Systems Engineering (Edition 5) by I.J.Nagrath, M. Gopal

Electrical Machines

Electrical Machinery (Edition 7) by P. S. Bimbhra

Electromagnetic Fields

Engineering Electromagnetics (Edition 8) by William H Hayt, John A Buck

GATE CSE Books

Computer Networks

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (Edition 6) by James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross

Databases

Database System Concepts (Edition 6) by Silberschatz, Sudarshan, Korth

Algorithms

Introduction to Algorithms (Edition 3) by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein

Digital Logic

Digital Logic & Computer Design (Edition 1) by M. Morris Mano

GATE ECE Books

Analog Circuits

Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications (Edition 6) by Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith

Signals & Systems

Signals & Systems (Edition 2) by Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab

Electromagnetics

Principles of Electromagnetics (Edition 4) by Mathew N.O. Sadiku

Control Systems

Automatic Control Systems (Edition 9) by Benjamin C. Kuo

GATE Exam Result

GATE 2023 results will be declared on 16 March 2023 after the commencement of the exam. The GATE result will be announced after the release of the final answer keys.
If you qualify for the GATE 2023 exam, you can download your GATE scorecard from the official GATE website. Please note that the eligibility of your GATE scorecard is Three (3) years from the date of the GATE result.

GATE Cut Off 2023

The officials will release the GATE cutoff of 2023 along with the result. The following cut-off marks will help you estimate the cut off for next year, and accordingly, you can target the preparation to qualify for the GATE 2023 exam.

Check out the GATE cutoff 2022 of a few disciplines to estimate the expected cutoff of the upcoming exam. Here, you can also go through our GATE cut off 2019/ 2018/ 2017/ 2016 article.

GATE CE Cut Off Marks 2022

UnreservedOBC-NCLSC/ ST/ PWD
30.427.320.2

GATE ME Cut Off for 2022

UnreservedOBC-NCLSC/ ST/ PWD
28.125.218.7

GATE ECE 2022 Cut Off

UnreservedOBC-NCLSC/ ST/ PWD
25.0022.516.6

CS Cut-off Marks for GATE 2022

UnreservedOBCSC/ST/PWD
25.022.516.6

EE Cut-off Marks for GATE 2022

UnreservedOBCSC/ST/PWD
30.727.620.4

GATE Score Card 2023

GATE scorecard 2023 will be released on 21 March 2023 after the declaration of the result. Scorecards are only released for those students who have successfully cleared the GATE cutoff marks. Candidates can download the same and present it for the counseling process of IIT, NITs, or PSU recruitment processes. 

GATE Counseling 2023

The GATE counseling 2023 process will start for qualified candidates in May 2023. Candidates must register for the counseling process, which is done separately by the participating institutions. Centralized counseling, called CCMT (Centralized Counseling for M. Tech/M. Plan), is conducted to get admission to IIT, NIT, and other government institutes. The IITs conduct their counseling for admission in M.Tech courses. The other state-level universities conduct their counseling for the admissions.

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GATE Exam FAQs

  • The GATE exam full form is the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering examination. It is a national level examination conducted by IISc Bangalore and & IITs for the selection of candidates in Post-Graduate courses, Fellowship programs, or PSUs’ recruitments.

  • IIT Kanpur will conduct the GATE 2023. GATE exam is conducted by any one of the following institutes:

    7 IITs(Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) + IISc Bangalore. GATE 2022 was conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

  • There is no limit to attempts defined by the officials for GATE 2023 sessions. Candidates can attempt the GATE exam any number of times irrespective of their age as well. Candidates are required to fall under the educational eligibility criteria to do so.

  • The GATE entrance exam is conducted once a year. It is conducted each year for Indian nationals as well as for foreign candidates to get admission in the Post-Graduate programs in the reputed organizations and to get recruited in PSUs.

  • There is no age limit set for the candidates. Candidates of any age can sit for the GATE exam irrespective of their age and can attempt the exam any number of times. The age limit does not fall in the eligibility criteria of the GATE exam.

  • To apply for the GATE 2023 exam, you should have BE/B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.Arch/B.Sc (Research)/B.S Professional Society Examination/M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent/Integrated M.E/M.Tech/Integrated M.Sc./Integrated B.S-M.S/Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree.

  • According to the eligibility criteria, there is no minimum CGPA required to appear for the GATE exam. Candidates with pending backlogs can sit for the exam if they fall under the educational eligibility criteria of the exam.

  • Students from BCA backgrounds are not eligible for this exam. Students falling under the following courses are eligible to apply for the exam:

    BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Research)/B.S Professional Society Examination/B.Pharma/B.Arch//MCA/ M.Sc./M.A.or equivalent/Integrated M.E/M.Tech/Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree/Integrated M.Sc./Integrated B.S-M.S.

    Check out the important books for the preparation of the GATE exam for different branches of the examination:

  • Candidates in the final year of MCA are eligible for the GATE exam. Candidates can check out the GATE eligibility criteria to know more about their eligibility.

  • GATE exam is conducted to get admission to postgraduate programs in Indian institutions of higher education. GATE exam is conducted jointly by IISc and 7 IITs on behalf of the National Coordination Board-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI.

  • The GATE registration number is the special alphanumeric digits you receive after successfully filling up the registration form. It will further be used to generate the Enrollment ID and login into the GOAPS portal.

  • Yes, according to the latest addition in the eligibility criteria, candidates in the 3rd year of the 4 year graduation course are also eligible to appear for the GATE exam.

  • There is no limit for candidates to appear for the GATE exam. As age limit and the number of attempts are not determining factors for the selection of candidates to sit in the GATE exam.

  • Attempt GATE Mock Tests presented by the best faculty of BYJU'S Exam Prep to help you enhance your exam preparation and score better in the GATE examination.

  • Candidates achieving ranks under 200 is considered a good rank in GATE exam for admission in IITs. In order to get placed in PSUs, candidates shall acquire ranks under 100. For admission in NITs, a rank under 300 is also considered good enough.

  • Yes, GATE score is valid for three years but only for the admission in IITS and NITS. For PSU recruitment, GATE score is valid for maximum 2 years, depending upon the PSU. Generally only 1 year of GATE score is considered valid for PSU recruitment.

  • The GATE 2023 application process will start on 30 August 2022. Officials have released the date of the start of the registration process on the official notification PDF. Candidates will be able to apply from the official website only.

  • Yes, the GATE exam pattern carries negative marking if attempted wrong only for selective types of questions. Only the MCQ based questions will carry the negative marks if attempted wrong. The NAT and MCQ based questions will not carry any negative marking.

  • Candidates can apply for the GATE 2023 exam from 30 August 2022. The login link will be active for all candidates. Candidates will have to register themselves first before filling out the application form. Essential documents are to be uploaded online to prove the exam eligibility.

  • The GATE 2023 exam dates have been released. The exam dates are February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2023. IIT Kanpur released the official notification on July 27, 2022. Candidates can review the notification on the official website.

  • GATE 2023 Application Fee has been increased from the previous year. The application fee for the GATE exam for various categories is given below.

    • Female candidates- ₹ 850
    • SC/ ST/ PwD- ₹ 850
    • All other candidates- ₹ 1700