GATE 2023 Exam- The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, organising institute, shall conduct the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in online mode. The authorities will announce the exam date along with the official GATE 2023 notification which will be released tentatively in August.
This year, two new GATE 2023 papers will be added making the total subject papers to be 29. The two subject papers to be added to this year’s GATE exam are- Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Geomatics Engineering. The authorities are expected to commence the GATE registration 2022 in September 2021 in online mode. IIT Kharagpur shall conduct the GATE 2023 exam tentatively on the 1st & 2nd Saturday and Sunday of February. Candidates willing for M.Tech admission, other PG courses or PSU recruitment through GATE may find their eligibility for GATE exam 2023.
GATE 2023 Overview – What is GATE exam?
|Examination Name||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering|
|Commonly Known As||GATE|
|Conducting Institute||IIT Kharagpur|
|GATE 2022 Website||To be activated soon|
|Administered By||Jointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs|
|Purpose of Examination||Qualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment|
|Mode of Examination||Computer-Based Mode|
|Examination Duration||180 Minutes (3 Hours)|
|Frequency of Examination||Annual|
|Total Number of Exam Cities||195 (excluding 6 international centres)|
|Number of GATE Papers||29 (Two new Subject papers added)|
|Number of Questions in Each Paper||65|
|Total Marks of Examination||100|
|Validity of GATE Score/Grade||3 Years|
|Number of Test Takers||858,890|
GATE 2022 Paper Codes
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Aerospace Engineering||AE|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Civil Engineering||CE|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC|
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Ecology and Evolution||EY|
|Chemistry||CY||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Engineering Sciences||XE||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Metallurgical Engineering||MT||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|Statistics||ST||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
|Biomedical Engineering||BM||Environmental Science and Engineering||ES|
|Humanities and Social Science||XH||Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering|
GATE 2022 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers
|XE Paper Sections||Code||XL Paper Sections||Code|
|Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)||A||Chemistry (Compulsory)||P|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F||Food Technology||U|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H||–||–|
GATE Exam Date 2022
IIT Kharagpur shall declare GATE 2022 exam date on the official website. Candidates are advised to check the below-mentioned GATE exam date 2022 to track the events on time.
GATE Exam Date 2022
|Release of GATE notification 2022 by IIT Kharagpur||August 2021|
|GATE 2022 registration commencement||September 2021|
|GATE registration 2022 last date||October 2021|
|Last date for submission of GATE application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500||October 2021|
|Last date to intimate candidates about errors in the form||October 2021|
|GATE 2022 application form correction date||October – November, 2021|
|Last date to change GATE exam paper, category, and city||November, 2021|
|GATE application correction 2 (Name, DOB, contact, university or degree)||November, 2021|
|Release of GATE mock test||November, 2021|
|GATE 2022 admit card release date||January, 2022|
|GATE Exam Date 2022||First and Second Saturday and Sunday of February 2022 (Expected)|
|Release of GATE response sheets||February, 2022|
|Availability of GATE 2022 question paper||February 2022|
|GATE answer key release date||February, 2022|
|Challenging of answer key||March, 2022|
|Release of Final Answer Key||March, 2022|
|GATE result 2022 declaration date||March, 2022|
|Availability of scorecard||March 2022|
GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria
IIT Kharagpur shall announce the eligibility criteria applicable for candidates appearing for GATE exam 2022. Candidates need to comply with the GATE eligibility requirements for admissions through GATE 2022 as provided below.
- Nationality – GATE 2022 candidates should be citizens of India. Candidates from other countries can apply for the GATE exam 2022 if they meet the given eligibility criteria.
- Age – There is no age limit for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam.
- Academic Qualification – Candidates should have completed or be in their pre-final/ final year of Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in any relevant science subject.
GATE 2022 Qualifying Examination
|Qualifying Degree||Qualifying Degree/ Examination||Eligible Candidates||Qualification Year Not Later Than|
|B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.||Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)||Currently in the final year or already completed||2023|
|B. Arch.||Bachelor degree of Architecture (5 years course)||Currently in the final year or already completed||2024 (for 5-year program), 2023 (for 4-year program)|
|B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.||Bachelor degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)||Currently in the fourth year or already completed||2023|
|Pharm. D. (after 10+2)||6 year programme, consisting of internship or residency training during sixth year||Currently in the fourth/ fifth/sixth year or already completed||2023|
|M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalent||Master degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent||Currently in the final year or already completed||2022|
|Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)||Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 years program)||Currently in the second/ third/fourth year or already completed||2024|
|Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)||Integrated Master degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (5 years program)||Currently in the fourth/fifth year or already completed||2023|
|Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.||Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program||Currently in the final year or already completed||2022|
|Professional Society Examinations*(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 and so on)||Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses||NA|
GATE 2022 Registration
IIT Kharagpur is expected to release GATE application form 2022 in August. GATE 2022 registration portal shall be activated by IIT Kharagpur in online mode only. Candidates will have to provide their personal, academic and other details while filling the GATE 2022 application form. They will also have to upload their photograph, signature and category certificate (for reserved categories).
GATE Application Fees
|Category||Application Fee on or before the given due date||Application Fee During Extended Period|
|Male Category (General/OBC) and Others||Rs. 1500||Rs. 2000|
|SC/ST/PwD and Women (All categories)||Rs. 750||Rs. 1250|
|Students choosing Dubai and Singapore as exam centres||US$ 100||US$ 120|
|Students choosing Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu as exam centres||US$ 50||US$ 70|
After submission of GATE application form and payment of fee, candidates will also be able to check the status of their application. They will have to login at the COAP portal. The following GATE application status may show up:
- Under Scrutiny
- Defect Status
- Status after Rectification
- Rejected with Valid Reason
Through this facility, candidates may resolve the shortcomings in order to register properly for GATE 2022.
GATE 2022 Application Form Correction
IIT Kharagpur provides the GATE application form 2022 correction for a certain period of time. Candidates will have to login at GOAPS 2022 portal to make corrections. Registered candidates can use the facility of application form correction to rectify the defects. Candidates will be allowed to make changes in name, DOB, contact, university or degree. Information such as exam paper, city, gender, category, and applicant details will not be open for correction. To access the GATE 2022 application form for correction, login to GOAPS account.
Details to be edited in GATE 2022 Application
- Name of the candidate
- Date of Birth
- Name of Parent/Guardian
- Country of Residence
- Parent/Guardian’s Mobile Number
- Correspondence Address
- Qualifying Degree Details
GATE 2022 Exam Pattern
IIT Kharagpur shall announce the exam pattern applicable for GATE exam 2022. It defines the mode in which GATE 2022 will be conducted, the number of papers, total questions and much more. Candidates may find the GATE exam pattern 2022 in the table below.
GATE Exam Pattern
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (Online)|
|Number of Papers in GATE 2022||29 Papers|
|Section||General Aptitude (GA)Candidate Selected Subject|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions|
|Design of Questions||The questions are designed to test the listed abilitiesApplicationAnalysisComprehensionRecallSynthesis|
|Number of Questions||65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)|
|Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL||Engineering Mathematics – 13 MarksSubject Questions – 72 MarksGeneral Aptitude – 15 Marks|
|Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL||Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 MarksGeneral Aptitude – 15 Marks|
|Total Marks||100 Marks|
|Marking Scheme||All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks|
GATE 2022 Marking Scheme
|Paper Code||General Aptitude (GA) Marks||Subject Marks||Total Marks||Total Time|
|AE, AR, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, GG, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST and BM.||15||85||100||3 Hours|
|GG (Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology OR Section 2 Geophysics)||15||25+60||100||3 Hours|
|XE (Section A + Any Two Sections)||15||15 + 2 x 35||100||3 Hours|
|XH (Section B1 + Any Two Sections)||15||25 + 1 x 60||100||3 Hours|
|XL (Section P + Any Two Sections)||15||25 + 2 x 30||100||3 Hours|
GATE Syllabus 2022
IIT Kharagpur shall release the syllabus for GATE 2022 in online mode. The GATE syllabus 2022 shall consist of the subjects and topics that candidates will have to study to prepare for the exam. The GATE 2022 syllabus of each paper is different, thus, candidates will have to check according to the discipline that they select. Candidates may note that the General Aptitude section has to be prepared by all as it is compulsory for every GATE 2022 paper.
GATE Mock Test 2022
IIT Kharagpur shall release the mock test of GATE 2022 on the official website. Through the mock test of GATE, the candidates will get familiar with the GATE exam pattern 2022. It is a simulation of the real exam and will help candidates in preparing for the upcoming examination. Authorities release separate mock tests for all the papers conducted by them. GATE 2022 mock test will be 3 hours long and will consist of objective type questions.
GATE Question Papers
The authorities shall release GATE 2022 question paper online on the official after the exam is concluded. However, various coaching institutes will be releasing unofficial GATE question papers on the exam day itself. Candidates appearing for GATE 2022 should refer to the previous year question papers to understand the style of questions asked in the examination. Candidates may find below the previous year GATE question papers for practice.
GATE 2021 Question Papers
|GATE Paper Name||Question Paper|
|AE: Aerospace Engineering||View|
|AG: Agricultural Engineering||View|
|AR: Architecture and Planning||View|
|BM: Biomedical Engineering||View|
|CE: Civil Engineering||View (CE-1)View (CE-2)|
|CH: Chemical Engineering||View|
|CS: Computer Science and Information Technology||View (CS-1)View (CS-2)|
|EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering||View|
|EE: Electrical Engineering||View|
|ES: Environmental Science and Engineering||View|
|EY: Ecology and Evolution||View|
|IN: Instrumentation Engineering||View|
|ME: Mechanical Engineering||View (ME-1)View (ME-2)|
|MN: Mining Engineering||View|
|MT: Metallurgical Engineering||View|
|PE: Petroleum Engineering||View|
|PI: Production and Industrial Engineering||View|
|TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||View|
|XE-A: Engineering Mathematics||View|
|XE-B: Fluid Mechanics||View|
|XE-C: Materials Science||View|
|XE-D: Solid Mechanics||View|
|XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering||View|
|XE-G: Food Technology||View|
|XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||View|
|XH-C1: Humanities & Social Sciences – Economics||View|
|XH-C2: Humanities & Social Sciences – English||View|
|XH-C3: Humanities & Social Sciences – Linguistics||View|
|XH-C4: Humanities & Social Sciences – Philosophy||View|
|XH-C5: Humanities & Social Sciences – Psychology||View|
|XH-C6: Humanities & Social Sciences – Sociology||View|
|XL-U: Food Technology||View|
GATE 2022 Admit Card
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE admit card 2022 online on the official website. Candidates who register for GATE 2022 exam before last date will be issued admit cards by the authorities. Candidates appearing for the exam will have to carry the GATE admit card 2022 along with a valid photo ID for identification purposes.
How to download the GATE admit card?
- Visit the GATE 2022 official website.
- Enter the enrollment number and password
- Click on GATE Login
- Click on the GATE admit card download link
- Admit card will be downloaded in the pdf format
- Save it and take a print out to be carried while appearing for the exam
GATE 2022 Exam Centres
IIT Kharagpur shall announce the zone wise cities conducting GATE exam 2022. Candidates will have to select the cities in the order of preference while filling the GATE application form 2022 for the centre they wish to appear for the exam.
Exam Cities for GATE 2022
|Zonal GATE Office||List of Examination Cities/Town|
|IISc Bangalore||Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Chikkamagaluru, Davanagere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara|
|IIT Bombay (Conducting Authority)||Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai-Thane, Nagpur, Nandad, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Vadodara, Chandrapur, Akola (MH), Dhule (MH), Himatnagar (GJ), Ichalkaranji (MH), Latur (MH), Palghar (MH), Sangamner-Loni-Shirdi (MH)|
|IIT Delhi||Ajmer, Alwar, Bahadurgarh, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu-Samba, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Rohtak, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain, Srinagar|
|IIT Guwahati||Agartala, Aizawl, Asansol-Durgapur, Bokaro Steel City, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur|
|IIT Kanpur||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jhansi|
|IIT Kharagpur||Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG), Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly (WB), Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikaulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Dhenkanal, Baharampur-Murshidabad (WB), Hazaribag (JH), Machilipatnam (AP)|
|IIT Madras||Alappuzha, Aluva-Ernakulam, Attingal, Chengannur, Chennai-South, Chennai-West, Chirala, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kollam, Kodad, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Puducherry (Pondicherry), Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal|
|IIT Roorkee||Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur-Una (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali-Chandigarh, Moradabad, Noida, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee, Shimla-Solan, Sonepat, Yamunanagar, Muzzafarnagar, Kangra (HP)|
|Foreign Candidates||Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore|
GATE 2022 Answer Key
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE answer keys online on the official website. First, the provisional GATE 2022 answer key will be released which shall be subject to objections by candidates who appeared in the exam. After considering the candidate challenges, the final GATE answer key will be released by the authorities. IIT Kharagpur shall prepare GATE 2022 results based on the final answer key.
GATE Response Sheet 2022
IIT Kharagpur shall release candidate response sheets for GATE 2022 online on the official website. The GATE response sheet 2022 will be available a few days after the exam is concluded. Candidates will have to log in using their enrolment ID and password for GATE response sheet download. It allows candidates to know their responses in the examination for each question in GATE exam 2022.
GATE Result 2022
The concerned authorities at IIT Kharagpur shall declare GATE 2022 result online on the official website. Candidates will have to login using their enrolment ID/ email and password to access the GATE result 2022. The qualifying GATE cutoff will be mentioned along with the candidate details and marks scored.
How to check GATE 2022 result?
- Visit the GOAPS portal and log in.
- To login, enter GATE enrollment ID or email address and password.
- Click on the ‘result’ tab.
- GATE 2022 result shall appear on the screen.
- Candidates may check details and save the GATE result for future reference.
GATE Scorecard 2022
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE 2022 score cards for qualified candidates after declaration of GATE results. The GATE mark sheet will be available online on the official website (GOAPS) portal. Candidates need to enter their enrollment ID and password for GATE scorecard download. GATE 2022 score card will contain details like candidates marks, score, all India rank, qualifying marks, total number of candidates appeared, etc.
GATE 2022 Toppers
IIT Kharagpur shall announce toppers for GATE exam 2022 who score the highest marks in their respective papers. Candidates may find GATE toppers for the previous year in the table below:
GATE 2021 Toppers List with Marks
|Name of the candidate||Paper code||GATE score||Marks out of 100|
|PAAVAN HARISH GOUNIYAL||BM||1000||64|
|INDERMEET SINGH BAKSHI||BT||1000||75.33|
|JAYDEEP VASUDEV PAWAR||CS||1000||87.81|
|PRATIK PRAKASH SHINDE||IN||933||79|
|D LAXMAN RAO||MT||923||87.67|
|AYUSHKUMAR SATISHKUMAR PATEL||PE||954||90.67|
|GANESH KUMAR ADIGAUR||PI||939||83.67|
|ASHWINI SAHADEO KANEKAR||TF||945||79.67|
|ARGHYA BANERJEE||XH – C1Economics||1000||62.67|
|SHIVANI KUMARI||XH – C2English||986||77.67|
|MRUNMAYEE SHIRISHKUMAR AMSHEKAR||XH – C3Linguistics||1000||65.67|
|TUSHAR CHATURVEDI||XH – C4Philosophy||1000||71|
|SHIVAM RAJENDRA BOHRA||XH – C5Psychology||1000||77.33|
|MOHD UMAR KHAN||XH – C5Psychology||1000||77.33|
|ARUN SARASWAT||XH – C6Sociology||1000||66|
GATE Cutoff 2022
The conducting authorities announce qualifying GATE marks for each paper. It serves as the GATE 2022 cutoff marks which the candidates should have obtained in order to be considered qualified in the exam. Also, the GATE counselling conducting authorities announce the cutoff marks for each participating institute for GATE 2022. The table below contains GATE qualifying marks for the previous session.
GATE 2021 Cutoff
|Paper Code||Highest Score||Highest Marks (outof 100)||Cut-off Marks (outof 100)|
GATE 2022 Counselling
The counselling process for GATE exam 2022 will not be conducted by the exam conducting authority, i.e. IIT Kharagpur. GATE COAP and CCMT portals have to be used for counselling purposes. Those candidates who are interested in IIT admissions will be able to use a common portal which is GATE COAP. For NIT admissions, the candidates can register through CCMT.
GATE COAP 2022
GATE Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) is a common portal activated for admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) only. GATE 2022 qualified candidates interested in IIT admissions to M.Tech have to apply through GATE COAP 2022 portal.
GATE COAP Participating Institutes
|S.no||Institution Name||S.No||Institution Name|
|1||IISC Bangalore||12||IIT Bhilai|
|2||IIT Goa||13||IIT Roorkee|
|3||IIT Bombay||14||IIT Delhi|
|4||IIT Bhubaneswar||15||IIT Jodhpur|
|5||IIT Hyderabad||16||IIT Indore|
|6||IIT Madras||17||IIT Guwahati|
|7||IIT Kanpur||18||IIT Kharagpur|
|8||IIT ISM Dhanbad||19||IIT Patna|
|9||IIT Palakkad||20||IIT Mandi|
|10||IIT BHU||21||IIT Ropar|
CCMT 2022 Counselling
One of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) conducts the Centralised Counselling for admission in M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan/ M.Des courses. CCMT counselling is conducted for admissions into NITs, IIITs and other participating institutes.
Top 10 CCMT Participating Institutes
PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2022
By qualifying GATE 2022, candidates will be eligible for Public Service Undertakings (PSUs) Recruitment. The PSU Recruitment process consists of an interview or test. Some PSUs also directly recruit on the basis of GATE scores. Candidates must note that the number of PSUs participating in the recruitment process through GATE 2022 are increasing and top companies are also participating recently.
Top PSUs that recruit on the basis of GATE 2022
|Name of PSUs||Links|
|DRDO Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|BARC Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|IOCL Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|GAIL Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|Power Grid Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|NPCIL Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
|ONGC Recruitment through GATE||Click Here|
Ans: GATE stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.
Ans: The authorities conduct GATE 2022 exam for PG admissions into IITs, NITs, IIITs and other participating institutes. It serves as a screening test.
Ans. GATE 2021 registration process has started early i.e. from September 11, 2020. You need to fill the GATE online form through the official website of GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). After successful payment of application fee, you will be considered registered for the exam.
Ans. There is no limit for a number of GATE attempts. Candidates can appear for the exam as many times as they wish. Moreover from this year, 3rd candidates are also eligible for the exam.
Ans. Yes. You are eligible to apply for the exam. As per the new eligibility criteria of GATE arts and commerce candidates can also apply for exam.
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