GATE IN Selection Process 2022: Check Selection Procedure for Masters & Fellowship

GATE IN Selection Process 2022: Check Selection Procedure for Masters & Fellowship

ByHimanshu Verma  |  Updated on: Jan 5, 2022
Know all the detail about the selection process of GATE Instrumentation. Complete information of all the stages in the GATE IN selection process is mentioned below
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GATE IN Selection Process 2022 is the complete procedure that the aspiring candidates should know to clear the GATE IN exam. The selection process for GATE Instrumentation 2022 includes a written exam that needs to be cleared by the candidates.

The details of the complete selection procedure for GATE IN 2022 is given below in an elaborated way. Candidates must be aware of the marking scheme as well so that they can easily make their way through the exam.

GATE IN Selection Process 2022

GATE IN selection process consists of the complete process of the candidates from getting GATE score to the successful inclusion in the organization of their choices. Students sit in the GATE exam for various purposes like getting placed in the companies like PSUs for engineering jobs, getting admission in the Master’s programs in the national institutes, or being awarded by Fellowship programs in Govt. entities, etc.

Public Sector Undertakings(PSUs) and a few reputed companies consider the GATE score as eligibility criteria for the selection of candidates to fill the position of entry-level engineers in their departments. Students of the IN(Instrumentation Engineering) branch who want to take admission in Masters programs shall register in the CCMT(Centralised Counseling for M.Tech./M.Plan./M.Arch./M.Des.) platform to sit in the common counselling process.

GATE IN Engineering Selection Process Details

After completion of the GATE exam in IN subject, there are various opportunities that a student can explore. Students in the final year of Instrumentation Engineering or who completed graduate courses in the same can sit for the GATE 2022 examination. After successful completion of the GATE IN exam, a normalized GATE score is allotted to the students according to their performance in the exam. This normalized GATE score can be used to further boost the career of the students. Using GATE score students can individually apply for PSUs to get the position of an entry-level engineer.

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Selection Process for Masters in GATE Instrumentation

After successful completion of the GATE IN exam. Normalized GATE score can be used to get admission in the Master’s program across India in prestigious colleges. The selection process for masters remains the same throughout the country where students register for the counselling process and on selection, they have to sit either in GDs or written test and PI(Personal Interview) where 60%-70% weightage is given to the GATE score and rest 20%-30% is given to their academic scores or test and PI scores.

Must Check: GATE IN Admit Card 2022

Selection Process for Fellowship Programs

Students need to register at Prime Minister’s Research Fellowships (PMRF) for the consideration to be awarded by the Fellowship programs where stipends or monetary support is provided to the deserving students/candidates. Various institutes like IIMs, IITs come under this platform to provide the Fellowship to deserving candidates.

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GATE IN Selection Process FAQs

  • The GATE exam is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India, hence the GATE instrumentation paper is supposed to be the toughest exam for the IN branch. The level of difficulty of the GATE IN exam paper is set to calculate the Recall, Synthesis, Analysis, Application & Comprehension abilities of students.


  • All the PSUs that provide a selection for Instrumentation engineers are considered to be good but based on the salary, ONGC seems to be the first choice of Instrumentation engineers although the choices may vary from person to person. 

  • The selection process for the GATE exam consists of getting a valid GATE score, registration in the institutes of your choice, sitting in the GD, and other selection rounds before finally going for a Personal Interview.

  • Yes, GATE score is helpful in getting jobs in various companies even in MAHA RATNA, NAV RATNA, and MINI RATNA companies along with other prestigious and fortune companies. Students after clearing the GATE exam need to fill the registration form according to the requirements of the organization.