What is the Fees for GATE Exam?

By Aina Parasher|Updated : September 20th, 2022

IIT Kanpur released the GATE application form 2023 on 30 August 2022. Interested candidates can apply for the upcoming exam by submitting their respective forms and the GATE exam fees. The last date to submit the application form is 30 September 2022 however, candidates can submit the application form by submitting the late fee by 7 October 2022.

The fees for GATE exam must be paid electronically. The GATE exam fees paid by the candidate will be twice that given for a single paper if the candidate intends to appear in TWO papers. Let us check here the fees for GATE exam.

GATE Exam Fees

The GATE exam fees are neither transferable nor refundable. Online payments must be made through net banking, a debit card, a credit card, a wallet, UPI, or another method. Additional online transaction fees or bank fees may be charged depending on the current norms. The fees for GATE exam for various candidates is given below.

GATE Exam Fees For Indian Candidates

Category

GATE Exam Fee (Before 30 September 2022)

Late Fees (30 September-7 October 2022)

Females

₹850

₹1350

SC/ ST/ PwD

₹850

₹1350

Others

₹1700

₹2200

GATE Exam Fees For Foreign National Candidates

Exam Centres

GATE Exam Fee (Before 30 September 2022)

Late Fees (30 September-7 October 2022)

Centres in India

₹1700

₹2200

Dhaka and Kathmandu

US$ 100

US$ 150

Dubai and Singapore

US$ 200

US$ 250

GATE Exam Fees For Indian Nationals Appearing at International Centres

Exam Centres

GATE Exam Fee (Before 30 September 2022)

Late Fees (30 September-7 October 2022)

Dhaka and Kathmandu

US$100

US$ 150

Dubai and Singapore

US$200

US$ 250

GATE Exam Fees: Important Points

  • Candidates under the Person with Disability (PwD) category must attach a valid, recently obtained PwD certificate issued by the appropriate authority to qualify for the GATE exam fee reduction.
  • GATE qualified applicants who need a soft copy of their GATE Scorecard must pay an amount of ₹500 per paper to acquire it from 31 May 2023 till 31 December 2023.
  • When the payment is completed, the user will be sent back to the GATE 2023 application page, where they can click and download the GATE application form in pdf format.
  • The candidate should check the GATE exam fee transaction status from their bank account and log back into the application portal after some time to confirm that the payment has been processed if they experience any difficulties.

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FAQs on Fees for GATE Exam

  • The fees for GATE exam, according to the official notification, is given below.

    • Females/ SC/ ST/ PwD- ₹850
    • Other candidates- ₹1700
  • The GATE exam fees for Foreign National candidates are different from the National candidates. The fee based on the GATE exam centres is as follows.

    • Exam Centres in India- ₹1700
    • Dhaka and Kathmandu- US$ 100
    • Dubai and Singapore- US$ 200
  • After completing the GATE application form, the payment option will display on the official website. Candidates will be able to pay the GATE exam fees electronically.

  • The last date to submit the GATE application form is 30 September 2022. Candidates can also submit the forms with late fees by 7 October 2022.

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