GATE 2023, or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, is one of India’s toughest national-level examinations. The GATE exam is conducted jointly by the seven IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. GATE 2023 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur.
GATE 2023 is based on a comprehensive understanding of the respective subjects. GATE 2023 will conduct exams on 29 subjects tentatively by February 2023. GATE 2023 will be conducted across India in different cities listed below. It will be a Computed Based Test (CBT) online mode of examination.
In this Article:
GATE 2023 Latest NewsGATE 2023 HighlightsGATE 2023 Important DatesGATE 2023 ResourcesGATE 2023 RegistrationGATE 2023 Application Fee (Per Subject Paper)GATE 2023 Online ApplicationGATE 2023 Admit CardGATE 2023 Exam PatternGATE 2023 List of Subject CodesGATE 2023 Examination CitiesFrequently Asked Questions on GATE 2022
Qualifying GATE 2023 will make you eligible for higher studies or financial assistance for Master’s and Doctoral programs. Note that it does not ensure admission, scholarship, or jobs at PSUs. It entirely depends on the Institute’s admission criteria, which is also similar for PSU jobs. Explore Benefits of GATE Exam to know more in detail.
GATE 2022 will declare its result on 17th March 2022 as published by the official website. The GATE result will reflect the relative performance of the individual. The scorecard will be available on the official website, and it will be valid for three years from the announced result date.
GATE 2023 Latest News:
- IIT Kharagpur has declared the GATE Result 2022 on the official website.
- Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kgp) released the GATE Answer Keys 2022 on its official website on 21st February 2022. Candidates who appeared in GATE 2022 can check the answer keys on their GOAPS portal. Candidates can also challenge the Answer Keys from 22nd to 25th February 2022.
- GATE 2022 Candidate’s Response is now available in the Application Portal from 15th February 2022.
- Amid the Covid-19 pandemic third wave, the Supreme Court refused to postpone the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering exam, 2022. Click here to know more.
- Due to COVID restrictions, IIT Kharagpur has released travel passes for the candidates appearing for the GATE 2022 examination
- The GATE 2022 exam schedule has been published on the official website. Please check the GATE exam dates to know more.
- According to the latest update from the GATE authorities, the exam centres at Sonipat and Panipat have been cancelled. Candidates who have selected these cities are requested to change their city choice without having to pay an additional fee.
- Leh (Ladakh) has been added as a new GATE 2022 examination city.
- In 2022, the authority has also added two new papers for GATE exams. Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, as well as Geomatics Engineering, are the two new papers, thus making it 29 subjects for the GATE Exam.
- GATE 2022 eligibility criteria have been extended to include any candidate who has already completed any government-approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts. Explore GATE Eligibility Criteria to know more.
- Change has been made to the GATE 2022 AR Exam pattern.
- GATE 2022 Exams will not be conducted from International Centres due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
GATE 2023 Highlights:
|Full Form||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering|
|Organising Body||IIT Kanpur|
|Mode of Application||
Mode of Examination
|Computer-based Test (Online)|
Once a year
|3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Number of Subject Papers||
29 (As per GATE 2022)
Number of Questions
|10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject)= 65|
MCQ, NAT, MSQ
Applications Per Year
|Around 9 Lakhs|
To be announced
GATE 2023 Important Dates:
|GATE Online Application Processing||August/September 2022|
|Closing of submission of application form||4th week of September 2022|
|Last Date of Extended period for Online Registration Application (With Late Fees)||2nd Week of October, 2022|
|Last date for requesting a change of examination city||3rd week of November 2022|
|Admit Card||1st week of January 2023|
|GATE 2023 Examination||1st and 2nd week of February 2023|
|Announcement of Result||3rd week of March 2023|
GATE 2023 Resources
Here we have provided the GATE 2023 resources. Candidates can directly access it by clicking on the links below.
GATE 2023 Registration
The GATE 2022 registration was purely online. It was released on 2nd September on the official website. The last date for the online registration/application process was 30th September. However, candidates were allowed to apply till 7th October by paying a late fee.
The following steps will walk you through the registration process.
- Go to GOAPS Portal
- Fill in the candidate’s name (as per valid ID proof)
- Valid email ID
- Country of residence
- Mobile number
Once your registration is successfully done, you will be provided with an enrolment ID. Note that verification of either your mobile number or the email ID is required to pay the application fees. The verification is done by sending OTP (One Time Password) to your email ID and mobile number.
GATE 2023 Application Fee (Per Subject Paper)
For Examination Centres in India
(2nd September to
30th September 2021)
October to 7th October 2021)
|Female candidates (per paper)||
|SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)||
|All other candidates (per paper)||
GATE 2023 Online Application
After completing the registration, the candidate must fill in the following details in the Application Form.
- Candidates need to fill up the address for communication (including PIN code)
- Eligibility degree details are required to be mentioned
- College name and address of the institution with PIN code
- GATE paper(s) (subject)
- Choice(s) of GATE examination cities
- A high-quality image of the candidate’s photograph
- Good quality image of candidate’s signature
- Scanned copy of valid photo Identity Document (ID), which you MUST carry to the examination hall
- Scanned copy of Category (SC / ST) Certificate in pdf format to be uploaded (if applicable)
- Scanned copy of PwD Certificate in pdf format (if applicable)
- Scanned copy of Dyslexic Certificate in pdf format (if applicable)
- Fee payment can be made through net-banking / debit card/credit card/wallet details
GATE 2023 Admit Card
GATE Admit Card will be available to download on the GATE 2022 official website from 7th January 2022. Admit Cards will not be sent to your email ID or by post. Candidates must bring a printout of the downloaded Admit Card on the day of examination to their respective centres for verification purposes, along with their photo identity document (NO photocopy / scanned copy / NOT an expired document).
GATE 2023 Exam Pattern
The GATE 2022 exam pattern has already been published by IIT Kharagpur. All the particulars and details are given below.
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Subjects (Papers)||29|
|Sections||General Aptitude (GA) +
Candidate’s Selected Subject
|Type of Questions||(a) Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)
(b) Multiple-Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Questions for testing these abilities||Recall
Analysis & 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||Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks|
|Negative Marking||For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will
be negative marking. For a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark
will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise,
for a 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a
GATE 2023 Marking Scheme
|AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE,
ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH,
PI, TF, ST
|AR [Part A + Part B1 or B2
(B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)]
|15||60 + 25||100||180|
|GE [Part A + Part B (Section I or Section II)]||15||55 + 30||100||180|
|GG [Part A + Part B (Section 1: Geology or
Section 2: Geophysics)]
|15||25 + 60||100||180|
|XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)||15||15 + (2 x 35)||100||180|
|XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)||15||25 + 60||100||180|
|XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)||15||25 + (2 x 30)||100||180|
GATE 2022 Highlights
The official website has already published the important dates. You can check the GATE 2022 exam related dates below.
|GATE 2022 Notification Date||31st July 2021||Saturday|
|GATE 2022 Application Form||2nd September 2021||Thursday|
|GATE Registration Last Date||30th September 2021||Thursday|
|Last Date to Apply with Late Fees (Extended)||7th October 2021||Thursday|
|Last Date to Change Category, Paper and Exam City by Paying Additional Fees||15th November 2021||Monday|
|GATE 2022 Admit Card Download Date||15th January 2022||Friday|
|GATE 2022 Exam Dates||5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th February 2022||Saturday, Sunday|
|GATE 2022 Answer Keys||21st February 2022||Monday|
|Candidate’s Response Sheet||15th February 2022||Tuesday|
|Challenges by Candidates on Answer Keys||22nd – 25th February 2022||Tuesday – Friday|
|GATE 2022 Result Date||17th March 2022||Thursday|
Also, explore the GATE Exam Date.
GATE 2022 Exam Schedule
GATE 2022 exam schedule is given below
|4th February 2022 (Friday)||14:00 – 17:00 hours||Miscellaneous Activities*|
|5th February 2022 (Saturday)||09:00 – 12:00 hours (Forenoon Session – FN)||CS & BM|
|14:30 – 17:30 hours (Afternoon Session – AN)||EE & MA|
|6th February 2022 (Sunday)||09:00 – 12:00 hours (Forenoon Session – FN)||EC, ES, ST, NM, MT & MN|
|14:30 – 17:30 hours (Afternoon Session – AN)||CY, CH, PI, XH, IN, AG, GG & TF|
|11th February 2022 (Friday)||14:00 – 17:00 hours||Miscellaneous Activities*|
|12th February 2022 (Saturday)||09:00 – 12:00 hours (Forenoon Session – FN)||CE-1**, BT, PH & EY|
|14:30 – 17:30 hours (Afternoon Session – AN)||CE-2**, XE & XL|
|13th February 2022 (Sunday)||09:00 – 12:00 hours (Forenoon Session – FN)||ME-1**, PE & AR|
|14:30 – 17:30 hours (Afternoon Session – AN)||ME-2**, GE & AE|
- Scribes selection (if any)
- Preparation of exam centre including sanitisation & other activities (display posters, signboard, seating arrangements, etc.)
- Visit by candidates to check the exam centre, etc (Optional).
GATE 2023 List of Subject Codes:
GATE 2023 will be conducted in 29 different subjects listed below.
|GATE Paper||Code||GATE Paper||Code|
|Aerospace Engineering||AE||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Mechanical Engineering||ME|
|Biomedical Engineering||BM||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Civil Engineering||CE||Naval Architecture and Marine
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|Computer Science and Information
|Chemistry||CY||Production and Industrial
|Electronics and Communication
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Textile Engineering and
|Environmental Science &
|Ecology and Evolution||EY||Humanities & Social Sciences||XH**|
|Geomatics Engineering||GE||Life Sciences||XL***|
|Geology and Geophysics||GG|
Generally, GATE papers have a format of 15 marks of General Aptitude and 85 marks from the particular Subject. XE* (Engineering Sciences), XH** (Humanities & Social Sciences), XL*** (Life Sciences) have multiple optional sections, which are listed below.
XE* Paper Sections
(Compulsory) (15 marks)
|Any TWO optional
Sections (2 x 35 = 70 marks)
|Any ONE optional
Section (60 marks)
|Any TWO optional
Sections (2 x 30 = 60
|Polymer Science and
Explore GATE Exam Subjects to know more in detail.
GATE 2023 Examination Cities
GATE 2022 has divided exam cities zone-wise. A candidate is allowed to choose THREE cities from the list of examination cities. If a candidate chooses a particular city, the other two options must be only from the same GATE 2022 zone.
Tentative List of Zone-Wise GATE 2022 Examination Cities are given below:
Zonal GATE Office
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns*
Bengaluru – 560 012
|Ananthapuramu (AP), Angamaly (KL), Bagalkot (KA), Ballari (Bellary KA), Belagavi (Belgaum KA), Bengaluru North (KA), Bengaluru South (KA), Bidar (KA), Chikkamagaluru (KA), Davanagere (KA), Hassan (KA), Hubballi (Hubli KA), Hyderabad (TS), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga KA), Kannur (KL), Kasaragod (KL), Kolar (KA), Kozhikode (KL), Kurnool (AP), Malappuram (KL), Mangaluru (KA), Manipal (KA), Mysuru (Mysore KA), Palakkad (KL), Payyanur (KL), Port Blair (AN), Shivamogga (Shimoga KA), Thrissur (KL), Tumakuru (KA), Vatakara (KL) – (30 Cities).|
|Zone-2||IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
|Ahmedabad (GJ), Ahmednagar (MH), Akola (MH), Amravati (MH), Anand (GJ), Aurangabad (MH), Baramati (MH), Bhavnagar (GJ), Bhuj (GJ), Dhule (MH), Gandhinagar (GJ), Goa (GA), Jalgaon (MH), Kolhapur (MH), Mehsana (GJ), Mumbai-Navi Mumbai-Thane (MH), Nagpur (MH), Nanded (MH), Nashik (MH), Pune (MH), Panvel-Raigad (MH), Rajkot (GJ), Ratnagiri (MH), Sangamner-Loni-Shirdi (MH), Sangli (MH), Satara (MH), Solapur (MH), Surat (GJ), Vadodara (GJ), Vasai-Palghar (MH) – (30 Cities).|
|Zone-3||IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016
|Ajmer (RJ), Alwar (RJ), Bikaner (RJ), Faridabad (HR), Greater NOIDA (UP), Gurugram (HR), Hisar (HR), Indore (MP), Jaipur (RJ), Jammu-Samba (JK), Jodhpur (RJ), Kota (RJ), Mathura (UP), New Delhi (DL), Sikar (RJ), Sonepat (HR), Srinagar (JK), Udaipur (RJ), Ujjain (MP) – (19 Cities).|
|Zone-4||IIT Guwahati, Guwahati – 781 039
|Agartala (TR), Aizawl (MZ), Asansol-Durgapur (WB), Bokaro Steel City (JH), Burdwan (WB), Dhanbad (JH), Dibrugarh (AS), Dimapur-Kohima (NL), Gangtok (SK), Guwahati (AS), Imphal (MN), Itanagar (AR), Jorhat (AS), Kalyani (WB), Muzaffarpur (BR), Patna (BR), Purnea (BR), Shillong (ML), Silchar (AS), Siliguri (WB), Tezpur (AS) – (21 Cities).|
|Zone-5||IIT Kanpur, Kanpur – 208 016
|Agra (UP), Aligarh (UP), Allahabad (UP), Bareilly (UP), Bhopal (MP), Gorakhpur (UP), Gwalior (MP), Jabalpur (MP), Jhansi (UP), Kanpur (UP), Lucknow (UP), Sagar (MP), Satna (MP), Varanasi (UP) – (14 Cities).|
|Zone-6||IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur – 721 302
|Baharampur-Murshidabad (WB), Balasore (OD), Berhampur (OD), Bhilai (CH), Bhubaneswar (OD), Bilaspur (CH), Cuttack (OD), Dhenkanal (OD), Eluru (AP), Hazaribag (JH), Hooghly (WB), Jamshedpur (JH), Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur (WB), Kolkata (WB), Machilipatnam (AP), Raipur (CH), Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry AP), Ranchi(JH),
Rourkela (OD), Sambalpur (OD), Srikakulam (AP), Tadepalligudem (AP), Vijayawada (AP), Visakhapatnam (AP), Vizianagaram (AP) – (26 Cities).
|Zone-7||IIT Madras, Chennai – 600 036
|Alappuzha (KL), Aluva-Ernakulam (KL), Attingal (KL),
Chengannur (KL), Chennai South (TN), Chennai West (TN), Chirala (AP), Chittoor (AP), Coimbatore (TN), Cuddalore (TN), Dindigul (TN), Gudur (AP), Guntur (AP), Idukki (KL), Kadapa (AP), Kanjirapally (KL), Kanyakumari-Nagercoil (TN), Karimnagar (TS), Khammam (TS), Kodad (TS), Kollam (KL), Kothamangalam (KL), Kottayam (KL), Madurai (TN), Muvattupuzha (KL), Namakkal (TN), Nellore (AP), Ongole (AP), Puducherry (PY), Salem (TN), Thanjavur (TN), Thiruvananthapuram (KL), Thoothukudi (TN), Tiruchirapalli (TN), Tirunelveli (TN), Tirupati (AP), Vellore (TN), Villupuram (TN), Virudhunagar (TN), Warangal (TS) – (40 Cities).
|Zone-8||IIT Roorkee, Roorkee – 247 667
|Ambala (HR), Amritsar (PB), Bathinda (PB), Dehradun (UK), Ghaziabad (UP), Haldwani (UK), Hamirpur-Una (HP), Jalandhar (PB), Karnal (HR), Kurukshetra (HR), Ludhiana (PB), Meerut (UP), Mohali-Chandigarh (PB), Moradabad (UP), Muzaffarnagar (UP), NOIDA (UP), Panipat (HR), Pathankot (PB), Patiala-Sangrur (PB), Roorkee (UK), Shimla-Solan (HP), Yamunanagar (HR) – (22 Cities).|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there any age limit to appear in GATE 2022?
No, there is no age limit to appear in GATE 2022.
Can I appear for any GATE 2022 paper?
Yes, but the candidate must select subjects appropriate to their qualifying degree.
Can I use one email to fill up multiple application forms?
No, you can fill up only one application form with a single email.