GATE 2022: Application Form (Till 24th Sep), Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility

 GATE 2022 Application Form can be filled till 24th September 2021. Exam Dates has been released. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national level  engineering entrance exam. Every year it is being conducted by IISC Bangalore and seven IIT’s. GATE 2022 is being organised by IIT, Kharagpur. Through this exam, the qualified candidates get admission into master’s & direct doctoral programs in the field of Engineering/ Architecture/ Technology/ Arts & Science, etc. Qualification in GATE is mandatory for seeking admission in various institutions. Also, GATE scores are used by many PSUs for their recruitment procedure. In this article, we have provided complete information related to GATE 2022 application, exam dates, eligibility, pattern, etc.

GATE 2022 Important Dates

Students can check complete GATE Exam dates for session 2022 in the below section:

EventsDates 2022 (Announced)
Release of notification1st August 2021
Release of application form2nd September 2021
End of application process24th September 2021
Last date of registration with late fee payment1st October 2021
Last date to make changes in category, paper and exam city with additional fee payment12th November 2021
Release of admit card3rd January 2022
GATE 2022 Exam5th, 6th, 12th, 13th February 2022
Release of answer keyFebruary/ March 2022
Declaration of result17th March 2022
Availability of scorecard21st March to 31st May 2022
Counselling startsIn the month of April 2022

GATE 2022 Application Form

We have provided complete details about GATE 2022 Application form in the below given section:

  • Students can apply for GATE 2022 from 2nd September 2021.
  • The application form can be filled through GOAPs portal online.
  • The application process consist of various steps – Online Registration, filling of personal, academic & other details, uploading of images/ documents, payment of application fee, etc.
  • Candidates must go through complete instructions provided for registration before filling the application form.
  • Last date of submission of application form is till 24th September 2021 (without late fee). With late fee, candidates can register online till 1st October 2021.
  • Entire process of application including uploading of images/ documents can be done through online mode. Sending of hard copy of application or documents to authority is not required.
  • There are 29 subjects (papers) in GATE 2022. Candidates can appear for one or two papers.
  • Candidates must fill only one application form even if he/ she is appearing for two papers. More than one application forms will get rejected & fee will not be refunded.
  • Students are provided correction facility till 12th November 2021 in the category, paper & exam city by paying additional fee.
  • After completion of application process, students must take printout of the application form for further reference.

Application Fee:

  • Application Fee for various categories and centres can be checked in the below given table:
  • Payment mode: Application fee payment can be done through online mode using debit /credit card/ net banking/ wallet.
  • The application fee is non-refundable or transferable.
  • For Exam Centres in IndiaApplication Fee (Regular Period)During the Extended Period (Application fee + late fee)
    Female candidatesRs. 750Rs. 1250
    SC/ST/PwD category candidatesRs. 750Rs. 1250
    All other candidatesRs. 1500Rs. 2000
    For Foreign nationality/ NRIs
    Exam Centres in IndiaRs. 1500Rs. 2000

    GATE 2022 Application Correction

    In case of mistakes in application details while filling the application, candidates can make correction during correction period. GATE application correction window will open after the completion of registration process.

    Students are advised to make correction in the application before the last date of correction. Candidates will be able to make changes in category, paper and exam city with additional fee payment till 12th November 2021.

    No correction facility will be provided after the last date. Failing to make correction in application form will lead to rejection of form.

    GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates can check complete GATE Eligibility criteria in the given below section before filling application form:

    General Eligibility Criteria:

    • Applying candidate must have completed or currently studying in 3rd year or higher years of UG degree course in the field of Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Commerce/ Arts/ Science.
    • There is no age limit to appear for GATE exam.

    Course -Wise Eligibility Criteria:

    • Candidates can check complete course wise eligibility criteria in the below given table:
    Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree/ ExaminationsEligibilityYear of Qualification not later than
    B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 OR 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Technology)Currently in the 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2023
    B. Arch.Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)/ Naval Architecture (4 years course)/ Planning (4 years course)Currently in the 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2024 (for 5 year) & 2022 (for 4 year)
    B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Currently in the 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2023
    Pharm. D. (after 10+2)Degree holder of 6 years program, consisting of internship OR residency training. during 3rd year onwardsCurrently in the 3rd/4th/5th/6th year OR already completed2025
    MBBSDegree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the 5th/ 6th/ 7th semester OR higher semester of such programme.5th, 6th, 7th OR higher semester OR already completed2023
    M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications/ Arts or equivalentCurrently in the first year OR higher OR already completed2023
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)Post- BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4 years program)Currently in the 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year OR already completed2025
    Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/ Technology (5 years program)Currently in the 3rd/ 4th/ 5th year OR already completed2024
    Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. OR 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the 3rd year OR higher OR already completed2023
    B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.ABachelor’s degree in any branch of Arts/ Commerce/ Science (3 years program)Currently in the 3rd year OR already completed2022
    Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch.)B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MoE/ 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 coursesNA

    GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

    Check below complete details related to GATE Exam pattern:

    • Examination Mode: GATE exam will be conducted in online CBT mode.
    • Number of subjects/ papers: In GATE exam there will be 29 papers.
    • Number of Sections: There will be two sections in paper – General Aptitude (GA) & Candidate’s selected subject.
    • Type of Questions: There will be some multiple-choice questions (MCQs). While the remaining questions will include Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) and/ or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
    • Number of Questions: There will be total of 65 questions in the paper. 10 questions in GA section and 55 questions in candidate’s selected subject.
    • Time Duration: The paper will be of 3 hours duration.
    • Maximum Marks: Paper will be of total 100 marks.
    • Marking Scheme: Questions in paper will be of 1 and 2 marks. There will be negative marking in MCQs for each incorrect answer chosen. In MCQs section, 1/3 mark will be deducted for 1-mark MCQ and likewise 2/3 mark will be deducted for 2-mark MCQ. There will be no negative marking for incorrect option chosen in MSQ & NAT section.