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About GATE 2022

IIT Kharagpur will conduct GATE 2022, and the official notification for the entrance exam is expected in July.

Every year, the GATE exam is held in the month of February (first & the second weekend of February). The exact GATE 2022 exam date will be updated as soon as IIT Kharagpur releases it.

The GATE 2022 application form is expected to be released in September.

GATE 2022 Information Brochure PDF - To be Updated

What is GATE Exam?

GATE Exam's full form is 'Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering'. GATE is a national level engineering entrance examination (All-India examination) administered throughout the nation in 8 zones (with approximately 200 examination centers) by the National Coordinating Board, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), the Department of Higher Education and the Government of India (GOI).

GATE exam is conducted by the following institutes on behalf of National Coordination Board-GATE - IISc (Indian Institute of Science), IIT Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Bombay.

GATE exam consists of 65 multiple choice and numerical questions over a 3-hour duration. GATE Score is valid for a period of 3 years. know more about GATE exam pattern and GATE previous years questions.


Why GATE 2022?

1. With the GATE 2022 score, you can get admission in Master of Engineering (M.E.)/Master of Technology (M.Tech) courses and Ph.D. Programs at various IITs, NITs, IIS, GFTIs and other reputed Universities.

2. GATE score can be used to apply for prestigious jobs in PSUs, Central Government, GOI Organizations and Private Sector.

3. If you pass GATE 2022, you can join state-level or a national-level university/college for pursuing higher studies like M.Tech through GATE. You will be given a scholarship of Rs 12400 for every month until the completion of two years of your course.

4. If you pass the GATE exam, your GATE score will remain valid for 3 years for joining in M.Tech.

5. For government jobs, your GATE Score will remain valid for the current year.


GATE 2022: Important Dates

The tentative dates for GATE exam are provided below-

Schedule Dates (Tentative)
Online application form releasing 1st week of September 2021
Last date to submit the online form 4th week of September 2021
Application correction window Last week of September 2021
Last date to register (with late fee) 1st week of October 2021
Admit card releasing date 1st week of January 2022
Exam date 1st and 2nd week of February 2022
Answer key releasing 3rd week of February 2022
Result publication 3rd week of March 2022
Scorecard releasing date Last week of March 2022

GATE 2022: Exam Schedule

GATE 2022 exam dates will be announced later on the official website of the GATE 2022 official notification. The following is the GATE 2022 exam schedule:

Week and Day Time (IST) Activities/Paper
Week 1 & Day 1 12:00 - 17:00 hrs Miscellaneous Activities *
Week 1 & Day 2

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

CE-1, IN, CY

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

CE-2, PH, AR, BM, AE, MN
Week 1 & Day 3

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

EE, GG, AG, EY

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

EC, PE, ES, ST, PI
Week 2 & Day 4

12:00 - 17:00 hrs

Miscellaneous Activities *
Week 2 and Day 5

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

CS-1, MA, BT, CH, TF

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

CS-2, XE, XL
Week 2 and Day 6

9:30 - 12:30 hrs

(Forenoon Session -FN)

ME-1, XH

15:00 - 18:00 hrs

(Afternoon Session -AN)

ME-2, MT

GATE 2022 Registration (GOAPS)

The GATE online application form is expected to be available in the second week of September 2022. Candidates should be aware that GATE applications will only be accepted online via the GATE 2022 website link GOAPS.

How to Apply Online for GATE 2022?


GATE 2022 Application Fees

Category Fee
Women/SC/ST/PWD ₹ 750/-
Male Category (General/OBC) ₹ 1500/-
Applicants from Addis Ababa, Dhaka, Colombo & Kathmandu US$ 50
Applicants from Dubai & Singapore US$ 100

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts.

1. Pass Percentage

To apply for GATE 2022, there are no minimum pass percentage criteria defined.

2. Age Limit

There is no age limit defined to apply for the GATE exam.

3. Nationality

You should have Indian nationality to apply for GATE 2022. Candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for the GATE 2022 exam.

Know More GATE 2022 Eligibility criteria


GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

GATE Exam Pattern 2022: Key Highlights

Particulars Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration

3 Hours

Number of Subjects (Papers)

27

Sections

General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject

Type of Questions

  • 1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • 2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
  • 3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Questions test these abilities

  • 1. Recall
  • 2. Comprehension
  • 3. Application
  • 4. Analysis and Synthesis

Number of Questions

10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions

Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL

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

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

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

Marking Scheme

All of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks

Section No. of Questions Marks Marks/Questions Total Marks
General Aptitude 5 5 1 5
5 5 2 10
Technical, Engineering, Mathematics 25 25 1 25
30 30 2 60
Total 65     100

Know More GATE Exam Pattern 2022: Paper-wise Pattern, Marking Scheme, Types of Questions

Note: 1/3 marks will be deducted for the wrong answers i.e (0.33) marks for 1 mark questions and (0.66) marks will be deducted for questions carrying 2 marks. No mark will be deducted for the wrong answer to NAT questions.


GATE 2022 Syllabus Branch-wise

We have listed down the GATE 2022 syllabus PDF for CE, ME, CS, EC, and EE branch.

Papers Syllabus
GATE General Aptitude GA Syllabus 2022 Download GATE General Aptitude Syllabus 2022
GATE Aerospace Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE AE Syllabus 2022
GATE Agricultural Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE AG Syllabus 2022
GATE Architecture And Planning Syllabus 2022 Download GATE AR Syllabus 2022
GATE Biotechnology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE BT Syllabus 2022
GATE Biomedical Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE BM Syllabus 2022
GATE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2022
GATE Chemical Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE CH Syllabus 2022
GATE Computer Sc. And Information Technology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE CSE Syllabus 2022
GATE Chemistry Syllabus 2022 Download GATE CY Syllabus 2022
GATE Electronics And Communication Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE ECE Syllabus 2022
GATE Electrical Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Electrical Syllabus 2022
GATE Ecology And Evolution Syllabus 2022 Download GATE EY Syllabus 2022
GATE Geology And Geophysics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE GG Syllabus 2022
GATE Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE IN Syllabus 2022
GATE Mathematics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE MA Syllabus 2022
GATE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Mechanical Syllabus 2022
GATE Mining Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE MN Syllabus 2022
GATE Metallurgical Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE MT Syllabus 2022
GATE Petroleum Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE PT Syllabus 2022
GATE Physics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE PH Syllabus 2022
GATE Production And Industrial Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE PI Syllabus 2022
GATE Textile Engineering And Fibre Science Syllabus 2022 Download GATE TF Syllabus 2022
GATE Engineering Mathematics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE MA Syllabus 2022
GATE Statistics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Statistics Syllabus 2022
GATE Fluid Mechanics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Fluid Mechanics Syllabus 2022
GATE Materials Science Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Materials Science Syllabus 2022
GATE Solid Mechanics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Solid Mechanics Syllabus 2022
GATE Thermodynamics Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Thermodynamics Syllabus 2022
GATE Polymer Science And Engineering Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Polymer Science And Engineering Syllabus 2022
GATE Food Technology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Food Technology Syllabus 2022
GATE Atmospheric And Oceanic Sciences Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Atmospheric And Oceanic Sciences Syllabus 2022
GATE Chemistry Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Chemistry Syllabus 2022
GATE Biochemistry Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Biochemistry Syllabus 2022
GATE Botany Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Botany Syllabus 2022
GATE Microbiology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Microbiology Syllabus 2022
GATE Zoology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Zoology Syllabus 2022
GATE Food Technology Syllabus 2022 Download GATE Food Technology Syllabus 2022

Know More GATE 2022 Syllabus PDFs (Subject Wise)


Recommended Books for GATE 2022

It is important to follow the right study material and books for the GATE preparation. Thus we have compiled the list of GATE books for CSE, CE, ME, EE, and ECE along with their authors to make sure that you prepare from the best GATE books:

Branch Recommended Books
GATE CS GATE CSE Books
GATE CE GATE CE Books
GATE EC GATE ECE Books
GATE EE GATE EE Books
GATE ME GATE ME Books

GATE 2022 Study Material

Candidates who are preparing for GATE 2022 exam should check the best study material in order to improve the score in the exam. Check branch-wise study notes for ME, CE, EE, ECE & CSE.


GATE Admit Card 2022

The GATE 2022 admit card will be distributed to applicants 15-20 days prior to the exam date by the GATE organising authority. You'll need your GOAPS Enrollment ID and password to get your GATE admit card. Make sure you bring your admit card to the exam hall; entry to the exam hall without it is strictly prohibited.


GATE Previous Year Papers

You can get branch-wise GATE previous year question papers to kick start GATE preparation in the right direction. We've combined question papers of GATE exam in PDF form along with their solution and answer key. You can use them during your GATE 2022 exam preparation.

GATE Paper (Branch) GATE 2021 Question Paper GATE 2021 Answer Key GATE 2021 Solution
AE: Aerospace Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (AE) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (AE) Solution (AE)
AG: Agricultural Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (AG) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (AG) Solution (AG)
AR: Architecture and Planning  GATE 2021 Question Paper (AR) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (AR) Solution (AR)
BM: Biomedical Engineering GATE 2021 Question Paper (BM) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (BM) Solution (BM)
BT: Biotechnology  GATE 2021 Question Paper (BT) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (BT) Solution (BT)
CE: Civil Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (CE-1)
GATE 2021 Question Paper (CE-2)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CE-1)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CE-2)
Solution (CE-1) Solution (CE-2)
CH: Chemical Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (CH) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CH) Solution (CH)
CS: Computer Science and Information Technology  GATE 2021 Question Paper (CS-1)
GATE 2021 Question Paper (CS-2)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CS-1)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CS-2)
Solution (CS-1) Solution (CS-2)
CY: Chemistry  GATE 2021 Question Paper (CY) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (CY) Solution (CY)
EC: Electronics and Communication Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (EC) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (EC) Solution (EC)
EE: Electrical Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (EE) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (EE) Solution (EE)
ES: Environmental Science and Engineering   GATE 2021 Question Paper (ES) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (ES) Solution (ES)
EY: Ecology and Evolution  GATE 2021 Question Paper (EY) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (EY) Solution (EY)
GG: Geology   GATE 2021 Question Paper (GG) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (GG) Solution (GG)
GG: Geophysics  GATE 2021 Question Paper (GG) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (GG) Solution (GG)
IN: Instrumentation Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (IN) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (IN) Solution (IN)
MA: Mathematics  GATE 2021 Question Paper (MA) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (MA) Solution (MA)
ME: Mechanical Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (ME-1)
GATE 2021 Question Paper (ME-2)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (ME-1)
GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (ME-2)
Solution (ME-1) Solution (ME-2)
MN: Mining Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (MN) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (MN) Solution (IN)
MT: Metallurgical Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (MT) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (MT) Solution (MT)
PE: Petroleum Engineering  GATE 2021 Question Paper (PE) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (PE) Solution (PE)
PH: Physics GATE 2021 Question Paper (PH) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (PH) Solution (PH)
PI: Production and Industrial Engineering GATE 2021 Question Paper (PI) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (PI) Solution (PI)
ST: Statistics GATE 2021 Question Paper (ST) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (ST) Solution (ST)
TF: Textile Engineering and Fibre Science GATE 2021 Question Paper (TF) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (TF) Solution (TF)
XE-A: Engineering Mathematics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-A) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-A) Solution (XE-A)
XE-B: Fluid Mechanics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-B) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-B) Solution (XE-B)
XE-C: Materials Science GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-C) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-C) Solution (XE-C)
XE-D: Solid Mechanics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-D) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-D) Solution (XE-D)
XE-E: Thermodynamics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-E) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-E) Solution (XE-E)
XE-F: Polymer Science and Engineering GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-F) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-F) Solution (XE-F)
XE-G: Food Technology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-G) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-G) Solution (XE-G)
XE-H: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences GATE 2021 Question Paper (XE-H) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XE-H) Solution (XE-H)
XH-C1: Humanities & Social Sciences - Economics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C1) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C1) Solution (XH-C1)
XH-C2: Humanities & Social Sciences - English GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C2) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C2) Solution (XH-C2)
XH-C3: Humanities & Social Sciences - Linguistics GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C3) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C3) Solution (XH-C3)
XH-C4: Humanities & Social Sciences - Philosophy GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C4) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C4) Solution (XH-C4)
XH-C5: Humanities & Social Sciences - Psychology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C5) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C5) Solution (XH-C5)
XH-C6: Humanities & Social Sciences - Sociology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XH-C6) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XH-C6) Solution (XH-C6)
XL-P: Chemistry GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-P) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-P) Solution (XL-P)
XL-Q: Biochemistry GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-Q) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-Q) Solution (XL-Q)
XL-R: Botany GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-R) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-R) Solution (XL-R)
XL-S: Microbiology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-S) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-S) Solution (XL-S)
XL-T: Zoology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-T) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-T) Solution (XL-T)
XL-U: Food Technology GATE 2021 Question Paper (XL-U) GATE 2021 FINAL Answer Key (XL-U) Solution (XL-U)

Know More GATE 2021 Question Papers (Available) – Download PDF for All 27 Subjects Here


GATE Previous Year Cutoff

Below is the branch-wise GATE 2021 cut off: -

Branch Candidates Appeared General/EWS OBC SC/ST/PH
GATE CSE Cutoff 2021 101922 26.1 23.4 17.4
GATE CE Cutoff 2021 115270 29.2 26.2 19.4
GATE EE Cutoff 2021 87559 30.3 27.2 20.2
GATE ECE Cutoff 2021 80629 25.0 22.5 16.6
GATE ME Cutoff 2021 120594 33.0 29.7 22.0

Know More GATE Cutoff 2021 (Released Official) - Check Subject-wise Cutoff and Previous Year Cut Off


GATE 2022 Result

After the GATE 2022 exam, which will be held in February 2022, the GATE Result 2022 will be released. You'll need your login credentials (Registration No/Email ID) to check your results. You will be able to download your GATE score card from the official GATE website if you pass the GATE 2022 exam. Please keep in mind that your GATE scorecard is only valid for three (3) years after it was issued.


GATE 2022 FAQs

  • 1. Which IIT will conduct GATE 2022?

    GATE 2022 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

  • 2. How many attempts are there for GATE 2022?

    There is no limit of attempts defined by the officials.

  • 3. What is the eligibility for GATE exam?

    To apply for GATE 2022, you should have BE/B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.Arch/B.Sc (Research)/B.S Professional Society Examination/M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent/Integrated M.E/M.Tech/Integrated M.Sc./Integrated B.S-M.S/Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree.

  • 4. How much is the GATE 2021 cut off of general category for computer science engineering?

    Last year, the GATE cut off for general category in computer science was 28.5 marks.

  • 5. What is the age limit for GATE exam?

    There is no age limit set for the candidates.

  • 6. How many times the GATE exam is conducted in a year?

    GATE is conducted once every year.

  • 7. How much CGPA is required for GATE?

    There is no minimum CGPA required to appear for GATE 2022.

  • 8. Can I give GATE exam after BCA?

    Students from BCA background are not eligible for this exam.

  • 9. Is MCA eligible for GATE exam?

    Candidates from the second and third year are eligible for GATE 2022.

  • 10. For what GATE exam is conducted?

    GATE exam is conducted to get admission to postgraduate programs in Indian institutions of higher education. 

  • 11. Who conducted the Gate exam?

    GATE exam is conducted jointly by IISc and 7 IITs on behalf of the National Coordination Board-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI.

  • 12. What is the GATE registration number?

    GATE registration number is the number you receive after successfully filling up the GATE registration form.

  • 13. Can I give GATE in 3rd year?

    Yes, from now candidates in the 3rd year are also eligible to appear for GATE.

  • 14. How many times can we write GATE exam?

    There is no limit for candidates to appear for GATE exam.

  • 15. Will Gate 2022 be postponed?

    No It will not get postponed, the GATE 2022 schedule will be out soon.

  • 16. Can 3rd-year student apply for GATE 2022?

    Yes, a 3rd-year student can apply for GATE 2022 exam if he/she is persuing the course in Engineering and Technology.

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