GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2022: Admit Card (Released), Syllabus, Exam Date (13 Feb)

GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2022: Admit Card (Released), Syllabus, Exam Date (13 Feb)

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Jan 17, 2022GATE ME 2022 admit card has been released! Get to know the GATE Mechanical 2022 notification important details such as the exam date, registration, syllabus and many more.
GATE ME 2022 admit card has been released! Get to know the GATE Mechanical 2022 notification important details such as the exam date, registration, syllabus and many more.
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GATE Mechanical Engineering (ME) 2022 Latest News

GATE ME 2022 Admit Card has been released! Candidates can now go through all the relevant details mentioned on the GATE ME hall ticket 2022 related to the GATE exam. Earlier, IIT Kharagpur had delayed the GATE 2022 admit card release date for the mechanical engineering exam. The GATE ME admit card has been released on Earlier, the GATE hall ticket was supposed to be released on 3rd January 2022 and then on 7th January but again it has been delayed and finally was released on 15th January 2022.

GATE ME 2022 Admit Card, Download Link 

IIT Kharagpur has released the GATE ME 2022 Schedule on the official site. The GATE ME 2022 Exam Date is released earlier, and it will take place on 13th February 2022 (Sunday). The GATE ME 2022 Admit Card has also been released for download. We have provided the direct link to download GATE 2022 Admit Card:

GATE 2022 Schedule for Mechanical Branch


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GATE Mechanical Engineering 2022 information brochure has been officially released by IIT Kharagpur on its official website on 31st July 2021. Candidates who hold the eligibility criteria for GATE Mechanical can apply online through the GATE GOAPS portal from 2nd September 2021 (revised) to 7th October (with a late fine). As per the GATE ME notification, the GATE 2022 exam will take place on 13 February 2022. The direct link to download the GATE ME notification is given below. 

Download GATE ME Notification 2022 PDF

The GATE Mechanical Engineering 2022 notification PDF has all the important details that are needed to apply for GATE ME such as the eligibility criteria, exam date, marking scheme, syllabus, and other details. By obtaining the cut-off marks in GATE ME exam, you will become eligible to apply for recruitment in PSUs through GATE, pursue M. Tech. For GATE 2022, two new papers have been added this year as well making GATE exam with a total of 29 papers. 

Latest Updates for GATE Mechanical 2022

  • 15th January 2022: GATE ME Admit Card 2022 released
  • 20th December 2021: GATE 2022 Schedule out
  • 7th October 2021: GATE 2022 registration with late fee ends
  • 30th August 2021: GATE 2022 apply online date postponed!
  • 31st July: GATE Mechanical 2022 notification released. 
  • 24 May: GATE 2022 exam will have an addition of two new papers,  Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering.
  • 24 May: There will be an addition of new exam centres for the exam as well, Shirdi, Latur, Akola, and Dhule.
  • GATE ME 2022 notification is expected to be released by IIT Kharagpur in July 2021.
  • GATE ME 2022 registration form will be available from September 2021.


GATE ME 2022 Exam Date

IIT Kharagpur has announced the GATE Mechanical exam date as well as other important dates in its notification pdf. The important dates for GATE ME 2022 is given below in the table.


GATE Important Dates

GATE 2022 notification release date

31st July 2021

GATE Application Form 2022 begins on

2nd September 2021

Last date to register for GATE 2022 (without late fine)

28th September 2021

Last Date to apply for GATE ME with Late Fees (Extended)

7th October 2021

Last date to make corrections in GATE ME online form

12th November 2021

GATE Admit Card 2022 Release Date

15th January 2022

GATE 2022 Exam Date 

13th February 2022

GATE ME Answer Key 2022

03rd week of February 2022

GATE Result Date 2022

17th March 2022


What is GATE?

The full form of GATE is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE. GATE is a national level entrance exam held annually. GATE Exam is conducted every year jointly by either of the IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee on a rotational basis. The applicants can use the GATE score for the admissions to Postgraduate courses such as M.Tech, MS, PhD in various IIT & IISc institutes. Moreover, candidates can also apply to international colleges such Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), National University of Singapore (Singapore), Technical University of Munich (Germany), and Aachen University (Germany) to pursue higher education.

Mechanical engineering (ME) is the one of the engineering streams of GATE that applies engineering, physics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. GATE Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines.

New Changes In GATE 2022 Exam

GATE 2022 Exam has undergone some major changes this year as well. There has been an addition of two new papers in the GATE 2022 Exam. As per a meeting held on May 22nd, by the National Coordination Board (NCB) here are the major changes made in GATE 2022:

  • GATE 2022 will have a total of 29 papers instead of 27 papers.
  • Two additional papers, Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture as one of the papers, and Geomatics Engineering have been included in GATE 2022 Exam.
  • Many new exam centres have been added as GATE 2022 Exam Centre that includes Shirdi, Latur, Akola, and Dhule. 
  • Other changes are to remain as earlier as it was for the GATE 2021 Exam.

GATE Mechanical Eligibility Criteria 2022

It is important to know the GATE ME Eligibility Criteria as the exam conducting body usually make some minor changes in the eligibility criteria each year. Here are the eligibility criteria to apply online for the GATE 2021 exam. 

  • An applicant studying in the 3rd year or final year of any UG degree is eligible to appear for the GATE-2022 examination, it follows the pattern of 10+2+3.
  • Also, Candidates who have completed any degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts are eligible to apply in the relevant field. 

GATE Eligibility Criteria for International Students

  • Candidates who are living in Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are also eligible to apply for GATE 2022. However, such candidates 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 to apply for GATE ME 2022.


Educational Qualification

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharma

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)

B. Arch.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

B.Sc. (Research)/B.Sc.

Bachelor’s degree in Science

M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or Equivalent Degree

Integrated M.E/M.Tech (Post-B.Sc.)

Post-B.Sc. Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (Four-year program)

Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (Five-year program)

Integrated M.Sc / Integrated B.Sc.-M.Sc.

Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B. Sc./M.Sc. program

Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)

B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)


GATE Mechanical Engineering Registration 2022, Application Fee

GATE ME 2022 Application form correction has started. In order to apply for GATE ME 2022, you need to follow the following given steps:

Step 1: Registration for GATE 2022

Step 2: Apply online for GATE 2022

Step 3: Upload documents

Step 4: Payment of GATE Application fee 2022

Step 5: Printout of GATE Application form

GATE ME 2022 Application form correction direct link

Application Fee for GATE 2022

The application fee for GATE ME 2022 will have to be paid only through online mode. The application fee for GATE varies as per the category of the candidates.



Fees during extended period

Male (General, OBC and Others)

Rs. 1,500

Rs. 2,000


Rs. 750

Rs. 1,250

Women (All Category)

Rs. 750

Rs. 1,250

International Students – Dubai and Singapore

US$ 100

US$ 120

International Students – Addis Ababa Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

US$ 50

US$ 70

GATE ME Exam Pattern 2022

The GATE Exam Pattern 2022 for GATE ME is as follows. 



GATE Exam Mode


Number of Questions


Total Marks


Type of Questions

MCQs, MSQs, and NAT

Number of Sections

3 (General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics* and Subject Specification Section)

*In place of Engineering Mathematics, Chemistry will be compulsory for Life Science (XL) Paper.

​*In XH Reasoning & Comprehension will be a compulsory subject.

Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, ST and XL

General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks

Distribution of Marks in remaining papers

General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks

Total Time Duration

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Sectional Time-Limit


Read the detailed GATE Mechanical Exam Pattern Here

GATE Mechanical Syllabus 2022

It is important to understand the depth and comprehensiveness of the Mechanical Engineering syllabus for the overall preparation of the GATE Mechanical 2022 exam. With an ample amount of time left to prepare for the GATE ME 2022 exam, you can prepare very well with the help of the syllabus of the GATE Mechanical & exam pattern. The GATE ME 2021 exam will be conducted in an online mode held for 27 papers.

GATE ME Syllabus


Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods,

Applied Mechanics and Design

Engineering Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Theory of Machines, Vibrations, Machine Design

Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences

Fluid Mechanics, Heat-Transfer, Thermodynamics, Applications,

Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineerings

Engineering Materials, Casting, Forming and Joining Processes, Machining and Machine Tool Operations, Metrology and Inspection, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Inventory Control, Operations Research


How to Prepare for GATE ME 2022?

You have ample time left with you to prepare for the GATE Mechanical Engineering exam 2022. Thus, you need to utilize this time in the most effective manner to prepare yourself for GATE ME 2022 exam. You should have the best study materials and resources available with you to excel in the most competitive exam of the country for higher education as well as for good job prospects. Here are some of the vital strategies for you to prepare yourself for the GATE ME 2022 examination.

GATE Mechanical Study Notes

Check here the best GATE Mechanical notes for better preparation for the mechanical exam. The mechanical engineering notes will help in achieving high scores.

GATE Mechanical Subjects Study Notes

Engineering Material


Engineering Mechanics


Fluid Mechanics

Engineering Mathematics

Heat Transfer

General Aptitude

Machine Design

Strength of Materials

Theory of Machines


GATE ME Study Plan

BYJU'S Exam Prep has released a new initiative of GATE Mechanical Champion Study Plan, where you can access the latest practice tests, mock tests, important study notes, topic wise questions. You can ask questions, clear your doubts, analyze your test performance, and interact with aspirants and experts on BYJU'S Exam Prep.

GATE Mechanical Books: Best books for GATE ME

It is important to widen your knowledge if you wish to crack the GATE ME exam. We have shared below the GATE ME books that will help you to prepare for the GATE ME 2022 exam. 



Thermal Science

Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K. Nag

Fluid Mechanics

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines by S. K. Som

Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials by Dr B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Kumar Jain


Production Technology by R.K. Jain

Heat Transfer

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

Engineering Mechanics & Engineering Material

Engineering Mechanics by S. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati

Machine Design

Design of Machine Elements by V Bhandari

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics by B. S. Grewal


Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal

To make your preparation swift, we have made a list of the best books to prepare for GATE Mechanical Engineering Exam.

GATE Mechanical Online Test Series

We have launched the online test series for GATE Mechanical exam. You can go through the link to access the different packages.

GATE ME Admit Card 2022

Applicants can download GATE ME admit card 2022 from the GATE official website as it has been released there. The GATE ME Admit Card was released on 15th January 2022. You will need to log in with your application number/email Id and Date of birth to download GATE 2022 admit card We will keep you updated with all the latest admit card news.

GATE Mechanical Result

The result of GATE ME 2022 will be released on the GOAPS website after the exam gets over. The GATE Result and GATE scorecard will be released on the same day. Please note that the GATE score remains valid for three years from the date of announcement of the GATE result.

GATE ME Previous Year Question Paper

To channel your exam preparation, solve the previous year's GATE Mechanical question paper. Solving the GATE previous year question papers will help you to understand the exam pattern and the trend of the GATE ME exam over the years. Moreover, you must make sure to do a thorough analysis of every question and find your weak areas after solving the GATE question papers. This will give you an overview of the entire question paper such as the level of difficulty, paper pattern, important sections, and much more.

Here are the previous year's GATE ME Question papers with solutions. 

You can also download branch-wise GATE question papers PDF with solutions for other years for further practice.


GATE Mechanical Previous Year Cut Off

The cut-off marks will be released differently by different institutes, and, the score will be distinctive for different streams of GATE. The GATE cutoff marks will help you to know the minimum marks that you need to get the GATE Scorecard to be eligible to get admission for higher studies. Meanwhile, you can check out the previous year's cutoff for the GATE ME exam. 

GATE ME 2021 Cutoff

The GATE Mechanical 2020 cut-off is given below for your reference.



Total Candidates Appeared








Take a look at the GATE Previous Year Cut Off Marks.

GATE Mechanical Counselling 2022

GATE ME Counselling is the last step of the GATE Exam where the candidates are allotted the institute for higher studies through COAP. COAP is a common platform for the registered candidates to make their choice for admission into an M.Tech. Programme in the participating Institutes or job offers from participating Public Sector Units (PSU's). 

Important GATE ME Links

GATE Mechanical Notification 2022

GATE Mechanical Engineering Apply Online

GATE ME Answer Key 2022

GATE ME Paper Analysis 2022

GATE Mechanical Question Papers

GATE Mechanical Syllabus 2022

GATE Mechanical Books 2022

GATE ME Cut Off 2022

GATE ME Result 2022

GATE Mechanical Exam Pattern 2022

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  • GATE 2022 notification for GATE ME has been officially released on 31st July 2021 by IIT Kharagpur.

  • The online application date for GATE ME 2022 is from 2 September 2021.

  • Candidates who are in their 3rd year or final year are eligible to apply for the GATE 2022 exam.

  • GATE Scorecard is used for the purpose of getting admission into the M.Tech course in IITs/NITs and other premier Indian institutions of India. Moreover, GATE Score is also used for getting a job in an Indian PSU. 

  • Yes, some foreign universities like the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Technical University of Germany and other renowned universities accept GATE Score 2022 as well.

  • Yes, GATE Cutoff is different for each engineering discipline.