GATE IN Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Educational Qualification, Age Limit

GATE IN Eligibility Criteria 2023: Check Educational Qualification, Age Limit

ByAina Parasher  |  Updated on: Jul 31, 2022
GATE Instrumentation Engineering Eligibility Criteria 2023 will be released by IIT Kanpur. Read about the age limit, educational qualification, and nationality of the candidates.

The conducting institution, IIT Kanpur, will publish the qualifying requirements for GATE Instrumentation Engineering 2023 on its official website. Candidates can confirm their eligibility for the test by consulting the GATE Instrumentation Engineering eligibility requirements. Before submitting an application for the exam, interested applicants can confirm their eligibility.

The GATE Instrumentation Engineering eligibility requirements include information on the candidates' maximum age, nationality, level of education, and many other factors. Only once the candidates have met the GATE IN eligibility requirements are they given consideration for the exam. Candidates are required to review the eligibility requirements listed in the sections below.

GATE IN Eligibility Criteria 2023

The GATE IN eligibility criteria 2023 will be announced by the exam conducting body which is IIT Kanpur. The consucting authority announces the detailed eligibility criteria that include, educational qualification, age limit, number of attempts for all the branches of GATE 2023 Exam. It is mandatory for all the candidates to fulfil the GATE 2023 IN eligibility criteria to apply for GATE IN exam.

Candidates who will not be able to match with all the necessary conditions mentioned in the eligibility criteria of GATE IN 2023, then the candidates won’t be able to appear for the exam. In this article, we have provided the GATE IN age limit, academic qualification, nationality, number of attempts and more. 

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2023

Here we are going to provide general information about the basic eligibility criteria for GATE 2023 which has to be followed:




Indian nationality candidates 

Candidates from outside India

Academic Qualification

Passed graduation in engineering/technology or 

Master’s degree in any relevant science subject.

Candidates in the penultimate year of completing degree or final year of their qualifying degree also eligible to appear for GATE 2023.

Age Limit

No age limit

GATE IN Educational Qualification 

The GATE IN educational qualification is given below for GATE Instrumentation engineering 2023 exam.

Qualifying degree

Qualifying Degree/ Examination (Descriptive)

B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm.

4 years after completing 10+2 Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/


3 years after completing the B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology or in the final year of these programmes

Int. IN./ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree programs or

Dual Degree programme in Engineering/ Technology (Masters degree)

Int. M. Sc/ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B.S.-M.S. programme

Professional Society Examinations

Candidates who have registered in courses equivalent to B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch from Professional Societies after May 31, 2013, and who meets other eligibility criteria are also eligible to apply.

GATE IN Eligibility Criteria: Year Of Completion of B.E./B.Tech

The year of completion for the GATE IN is given below for your reference. 

Expected Year of Completion
B.E. / B.Tech. / B. Pharm.
B. Arch.
2024 (for 5-year program), 2023 (for 4-year program)
B.Sc. (Research) / B.S.
D. Pharma
M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)
any year
Int. M.E./ M.Tech./M.Pharm or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)
B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.
Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S.
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch.)

List of Professional Institutes Conducting Examination Equivalent to B.E./B.Tech

Here are the names of some of the societies whose degrees are equivalent to the educational qualifications listed above for GATE IN 2023 exam.

  • The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) (IE)
  • The Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI)
  • The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChemE)
  • The Indian Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
  • The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  • The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE)

GATE IN Eligibility Criteria if candidate is pursuing qualifying Degree from outside India

In case a candidate is pursuing the qualifying degree from a foreign university, then the eligibility criteria for GATE IN is as follows: 

  • The student must complete or should be pursuing the final year of their Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (duration, of course, should be at least 4 years).
  • The student should be  in the final year of a postgraduate degree in any relevant subjects in science (duration, of course, should be at least 2 years).

GATE IN Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • Yes, you can give GATE IN exam if you have done B. Tech from AMIE

  • Yes, you can apply for two branches in GATE 2023.

  • No, candidates from India as well as other countries can apply for GATE 2023.