GATE 2022: Exam Date, Registration, Application Form (Out), Fee, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Notification

By : Vineet Vijay

Updated : Oct 3, 2021, 21:44

What is GATE Exam?

GATE or Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering is a national-level engineering entrance exam that will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur for the Year 2022 session. The authority have released the latest brochure PDF on IIT Kharagpur's official website. The last time the authority conducted the GATE exam was in the year 2014. With the help of the GATE exam by obtaining the GATE scorecard, one can get admission in the M.Tech program offered by the prestigious IITs/NITs or do research programs, get a job in a PSU, or go for higher studies in foreign universities. 

Every year, GATE Exam is conducted jointly by either of the IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee on a rotational basis. GATE 2022 will be having two more new papers, Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering. Hence, there will be 29 papers for the GATE 2022 Examination instead of 27 papers (old) available as options to get admission in IITs, NITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) in India. There has been an introduction of a new paper in GATE, which is Biomedical.

GATE 2022 Notification

GATE 2022 application process has reached its end. The apply online link with late fees is active till October 7. IIT Kharagpur has released the official notification pdf for GATE 2022. GATE 2022 application form had begun from 2nd till 28th September 2021. Candidates having the required eligibility criteria for the GATE 2022 exam can apply online through the GOAPS portal which is www. As per the IIT Kharagpur official websiteGATE 2022 exam will take place on 5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022.  The National Coordination Board has confirmed that IIT Kharagpur is the organizing institute for the GATE 2022 exam that will release the official information brochure for all branches of the GATE exam. The GATE notification 2022 PDF contains all the details related to the exam such as GATE exam date, registration, fee, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, syllabus, etc. 

GATE 2022 Registration Link, Apply Online with Late Fees

How to Fill GATE 2022 Application Form

GATE Official Website - IIT Kharagpur

Download GATE 2022 Notification PDF

For the upcoming GATE exam, which is GATE 2022, check GATE 2022 important dates, exam pattern, admit card download info, application form, fee, registration dates, & eligibility, practice question papers, and free mock test series for GATE 2022 preparation at BYJU'S Exam Prep.

GATE 2022 Organising Institute

IIT Kharagpur (IIT KGP) is the conducting authority for GATE 2022. The official website of IIT Kharagpur is Every year out of the following IITs, the GATE exam is being conducted by one of them; IIT Delhi, IIT Madras, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, IISc Bangalore, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, & IIT Bombay. The GATE 2021 exam was organized by IIT Bombay, while GATE 2020 was organized by IIT Delhi. 

Why Appear in GATE 2022?

  • With the GATE 2022 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, GOI Organizations as well as in the Private Sector.
  • If you pass GATE 2022, you can join a state-level or a national-level university/college for pursuing higher studies like M.Tech through GATE. You will be given a scholarship of Rs. 12,400 for 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 GATE result. 
  • For government jobs, your GATE Score will remain valid for the current year. However, the GATE score depends upon the PSUs as well for which you are applying. 
  • GATE is conducted for 27 subjects and a new subject, Biomedical has been added recently to the list.

What is New in GATE 2022 Exam?

GATE 2022 Exam Date has been released (as per the Source - PTI). The exam will take place on February 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2022. For GATE 2022 exa, two major changes have been introduced as given below. 

As per a meeting organized by National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE on May 22nd, Saturday, regarding discussions on GATE 2022 Exam major changes have been made for GATE 2022 Exam. There will be an introduction of two new papers for GATE 2022 Exam. Further, there will be an increase in the number of exam centres for GATE 2022 exam as well.

Two New Papers for GATE 2022

  • After meeting the demands from the Shipping Ministry, two new papers, Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture (NM) as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering (GE) will be introduced in GATE 2022 Exam. 
  • Hence, there will be a total of 29 papers instead of 27 papers in GATE 2022 Exam. 
  • In 2021, IIT Bombay, the exam conducting institute had added Environmental Science and Engineering and Humanities and Social Sciences subjects that made a total of 27 Papers. These two papers saw over 14000 applications. 

New Exam Centres Added for GATE 2022

Many new exam centres for GATE 2022 have been included in the list. Places like Shirdi, Latur, Akola, and Dhule will be available for the students to select as exam centers. Many new exam centres were also added last year for GATE 2021 Exam. 

The other important details will remain usual as in GATE 2022 Exam.

  • 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.
  • Exam centres in International cities may be removed depending on the travel restrictions.
  • Eligibility criteria are relaxed: Applicants who are currently in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program are now eligible to appear for the GATE 2022 examination.
  • Reservation Quota for EWS Candidates: Previous year the Government has 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.

GATE 2022 Exam Highlights

  • GATE 2022 apply online link with late fees is active till October 7
  • GATE 2022 Application Process extended till 28th September 2021
  • GATE 2022 brochure is released officially on 31st July 2021
  • Professor Virendra Kumar Tewari, Director of IIT Kharagpur is the new chairperson for the GATE 2022 exam
  • There are two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) each day
  • GATE will be a Fully Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Two NEW subject papers are introduced; ES (Environmental Science and Engineering) & XH (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Economics / English / Linguistics / Philosophy / Psychology / Sociology
  • The total number of subject papers are 29
  • GATE Syllabus of all subject papers has been revised.
  • Questions in the GATE exam will have 3 types of questions- MCQs (Multiple Select Questions), MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) & NAT (Numerical Answer Type) 
  • The pattern of questions will include some MCQs, while the other questions may include Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions
  • Eligibility criteria have been relaxed for GATE aspirants
  • There is NO age limit to appear for the GATE exam
  • Your GATE scorecard will remain valid for THREE years from the date of announcement of the GATE result

GATE 2022 Exam Date

GATE 2022 exam date and application online date is given below in the table. The GATE application form has begun on 2nd September instead of 30th August 2021 and ended on 28th September 2021 (extended)


GATE Important Dates


GATE Notification 2022 Date

31st July 2021Saturday

GATE Application Form 2022

2nd September 2021 (Postponed)Monday

Last Date of GATE Registration

28th September 2021 (Extended)


Last Date to Apply with Late Fees (Extended)

7th October 2021


Last Date to change Category, Paper and Exam city

with additional fee

12th November 2021


GATE Admit Card 2022 Download Date

3rd January 2022


GATE Exam Date 2022

5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022

Saturday, Sunday

GATE Answer Key 2022

03rd week of February 2022


GATE Result Date 2022

17th March 2022


GATE 2022: Exam Schedule

GATE 2022 exam schedule will be communicated later on the official website of GATE 2022 official notification. Below is the exam schedule for the GATE 2022 exam:

Week and DayTime (IST)Activities/Paper
Week 1 & Day 112:00 - 17:00 hrsMiscellaneous Activities *
Week 1 & Day 2

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

CE-1, IN, CY

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

CE-2, PH, AR, BM, AE, MN
Week 1 & Day 3

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)


15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

Week 2 & Day 4

12:00 - 17:00 hrs

Miscellaneous Activities *
Week 2 and Day 5

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

CS-1, MA, BT, CH, TF

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

CS-2, XE, XL
Week 2 and Day 6

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

ME-1, XH

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

ME-2, MT

GATE Exam Conducting Authorities

YearOrganizing Institute
2022IIT Kharagpur
2021IIT Bombay
2020IIT Delhi
2019IIT Madras
2018IIT Guwahati
2017IIT Roorkee
2016IISc Bangalore
2015IIT Kanpur
2014IIT Kharagpur
2013IIT Bombay
2012IIT Delhi
2011IIT Madras
2010IIT Guwahati
2009IIT Roorkee
2008IISc Bangalore
2007IIT Kanpur
2006IIT Kharagpur
2005IIT Bombay
2004IIT Delhi
2003IIT Madras
2002IISc Banglore
2001IIT Kanpur
2000IIT Kharagpur
1999IIT Bombay
1998IIT Delhi
1997IIT Madras
1996IISc Banglore
1995IIT Kanpur

List of GATE Papers with Their Code

Aerospace EngineeringAE
Agricultural EngineeringAG
Architecture and PlanningAR
Biomedical EngineeringBM
Civil EngineeringCE
Chemical EngineeringCH
Computer Science & Information TechnologyCS
Electronics and Communication EngineeringEC
Electrical EngineeringEE
Engineering SciencesXE
Petroleum EngineeringPE
Geology and GeophysicsGG
Instrumentation EngineeringIN
Life SciencesXL
Mechanical EngineeringME
Mining EngineeringMN
Metallurgical EngineeringMT
Production and Industrial EngineeringPI
Textile Engineering & Fibre ScienceTF
Ecology and EvolutionEY
Environmental Science and EngineeringES
Humanities and Social SciencesXH
Geomatics EngineeringGE
Naval Architecture and Marine

GATE 2022 Registration (GOAPS)

The GATE online application form has been released on 2nd September 2021. Candidates must note that GATE registration 2022 will be accepted online only through the GOAPS website link.

How to Apply Online for GATE 2022?

  • Register through GOAPS
  • Fill up the GATE application form
  • Upload the required documents like photograph and signature
  • Make the payment of GATE 2022 Application Fees
  • Click on the Submit button

Check hereGATE 2022 Login

Documents Required (Indian Candidates)

  • Your name, your date of birth, your mobile number, parent’s name, 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 examination 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

GATE 2022 Application Fees

The application fee for GATE 2022 for different categories is given below in the table. You must pay the GATE application fee in online mode only before the closing date. If you pay the exam fee for GATE 2022 after the application closing date, then you will have to pay the fee along with the fine as depicted in the table below. 

For Examination Centres in IndiaOn or Before 30th Sept. 2020During the Extended Period
Female candidates₹ 750₹ 1250
SC/ST/PwD* category candidates₹ 750₹ 1250
All other candidates₹ 1500₹ 2000
For Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)  
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and KathmanduUS$ 50US$ 70
Dubai and SingaporeUS$ 100US$ 120

GATE 2022 Exam City Correction

  • Visit the official site of IIT Bombay
  • Log in by filling in your details i.e. Roll number and password
  • Click on Submit
  • Apply for GATE 2022 Exam City Correction

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who possess the following criteria are eligible to appear in GATE. The GATE Eligibility criteria are relaxed.

1. Educational Qualification

To apply for GATE 2022, a candidate must possess either of the mentioned qualification(s). Although the educational qualification has been relaxed for GATE 2022.

The students who are 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 2022 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 need to have a minimum qualification of 10+2+3. This means that the candidates in their final year of Graduation are also eligible to apply for GATE entrance examination.

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

2. Pass Percentage

To apply for GATE 2022, there are no minimum pass percentage criteria defined.

3. Age Limit

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

4. Nationality

You should have Indian nationality to apply for GATE 2022. Candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for the GATE 2022 exam.

GATE Eligibility Criteria for International Students

Candidates living in Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible to apply for GATE 2022. Candidates from these countries must have completed or must be in their final year or in the pre-final year of their bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology or equivalent.

GATE Exam Pattern 2022

The GATE Exam Pattern 2022 is given below. 

  • The GATE Exam comprises both Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) 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.



Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subjects/Papers

29 (Increased from 27)


General Aptitude (GA) and Candidate’s Selected Subject i.e. core 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

Number of sections

GATE 2022 question paper will comprise of the following three sections except for AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA papers:

  • General Aptitude (GA)
  • Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry)
  • Subject – Specific section

Marking Scheme

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

The marks division among the sections has also changed.

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
General Aptitude1015
Engineering Mathematics
Subject Questions72

Distribution of Marks 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.

Note: 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 2022 Syllabus Branch-wise

We have listed down the GATE syllabus PDF for CE, ME, CS, EC, and EE branches. Please note that the GATE Syllabus 2022 of all subject papers has been revised. Students must go through the syllabus in an exhaustive manner before their preparation.

GATE Mechanical EngineeringGATE Mechanical Syllabus 2022
GATE Electrical EngineeringGATE Electrical Syllabus 2022
GATE CSE ExamGATE Computer Science Syllabus 2022
GATE Civil ExamGATE Civil Syllabus 2022
GATE ECE ExamGATE ECE Syllabus 2022

GATE Books

Candidates planning to appear for the GATE 2022 examination must know the best books for GATE through which they can prepare themselves for the GATE 2022 online examination. Thus, we have compiled the list of GATE books for CSE, CE, ME, EE, and ECE along with their authors to make sure that you prepare the best GATE books for GATE 2022.



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


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


Engineering Hydrology

Engineering Hydrology (Edition 4) by

K Subramanya

Irrigation Engineering

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


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


Computer Networks

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


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


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


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


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

Control Systems

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

GATE Admit Card 2022

The GATE organizing authority will issue the GATE 2022 admit card for the applicants 15-20 days prior to the exam date. To download your GATE admit card you need GOAPS Enrollment ID and password. Make sure you carry your admit card at the exam hall, without the admit card the entry to the exam hall is strictly prohibited.

Steps to Download GATE 2022 Admit Card

  • Visit the official GATE 2022 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 Study Material 2022

Candidates who are preparing for the GATE 2022 exam should check the best study material in order to improve the score in the exam. Check branch-wise study notes:

GATE ME Study Notes
GATE CE Study Material
GATE EE Study Notes
GATE ECE Study Material
GATE CSE Study Material

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 question papers of the GATE exam in PDF form along with their solution and answer key. You can use them during your GATE 2022 exam preparation.

GATE Paper (Branch)GATE 2019 Question PaperGATE Solution & Answers 2019
Mechanical Engineering (ME)Session 1 Paper & Solution
Session 2 Paper & Solution
Electronics & Communications (EC)Question PaperSolutions
Electrical Engineering (EE)Question PaperSolutions
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)Question PaperSolutions
Civil Engineering (CE)Session 1 Paper & Solution
Session 2 Paper & Solution

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

GATE Mechanical Question Papers
GATE ECE Question Papers
GATE CSE Question Papers
GATE Electrical Question Papers
GATE Civil Question Papers

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 practicing the latest GATE mock test prepared GATE toppers.

GATE Test Series
GATE Mechanical Mock Test
GATE Civil Mock Test Series
GATE ECE Mock Test Series
GATE Electrical Mock Test Series
GATE CSE Mock Test Series

How is the GATE Score calculated?

To calculate the GATE Percentile, follow the below formula:
GATE Percentile=((N-R)/N) X 100


  • N = Total number of students who appeared in the GATE exam (for particular stream)
  • R = Rank obtained by you

GATE Cutoff

Below is the branch-wise GATE 2020 cut off: 

Computer Science Engineering28.525.619.0
Civil Engineering32.929.621.9
Electrical Engineering33.43022.2
Electronics & Communication28.825.919.2
Mechanical Engineering34.030.622.6

You can also go through our article for GATE cut off 2019/2018/2017/2016 here.

GATE Subject Wise Weightage

GATE Subject-Wise Weightage for CSE

GATE Subject Wise Weightage for EC

GATE Subject Wise Weightage for EE

GATE 2022 Result & Score Card

The GATE Result 2022 will be released after the completion of the GATE 2022 exam which will be held in February 2022. To check your result, you need login credentials (Registration No/Email ID). If you qualify for the GATE 2022 exam, you will be able to 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 2022 Counselling

After qualifying for the GATE 2022 exam, you have to appear for the Group Discussion/Personal Interview. The GATE Counselling is done separately by the participating institutions. Centralized counselling called CCMT (Centralized Counseling for M. Tech/M. Plan) is conducted to get admission in IIT, NIT, and other government institutes. The IITs conduct their own counselling for admission in M.Tech courses. The other state-level universities conduct their own counselling for the admissions.

Important GATE Links:
GATE Exam Pattern 2022 GATE Syllabus 2022
GATE Cut off GATE Score Card
GATE Answer Key GATE Response Sheet
GATE Online Coaching GATE Mock Test Series 2022
GATE AnalysisGATE Result 2022

For more details take a look at the GATE FAQs.


GATE 2022: Exam Date, Registration, Application Form (Out), Fee, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Notification FAQs

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  • GATE 2022 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

  • There is no limit of attempts defined by the officials.

  • To apply for GATE 2022, 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.

  • Last year, the GATE cut off for general category in computer science was 28.5 marks.

  • There is no age limit set for the candidates.

  • GATE is conducted once every year.

  • There is no minimum CGPA required to appear for GATE 2021.

  • Students from BCA background are not eligible for this exam.

  • Candidates from the second and third year are eligible for GATE 2021.

  • 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.

  • GATE registration number is the number you receive after successfully filling up the GATE registration form.

  • Yes, from now candidates in the 3rd year are also eligible to appear for GATE.

  • There is no limit for candidates to appear for GATE exam.

  • Attempt GATE Mock Tests presented by best faculty of BYJU'S Exam Prep to help you enhance your exam preparation and score better in GATE 2022 exam.

  • To appear for GATE 2022, you must have done or in the final year or in the pre-final year of Graduation in Engineering and Technology or Post Graduation in any relevant science subject.

  • No It will not get postponed, the GATE 2022 schedule will be out soon.

  • Yes, a 3rd-year student can apply for GATE 2022 exam if he/she is persuing the course in Engineering and Technology.

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