GATE 2023: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2022 ( GATE )

9 mins read2.4K Comments
Mandeep
Mandeep Kumar
Senior Executive Content
Updated on May 16, 2022 15:26 IST

GATE 2023 is expected to be conducted by IIT Kanpur. Check tentative dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus and other details below.

gate 2023

GATE 2023 will be organized by IIT Kanpur. It will be conducted for admission to Masters’ program and Doctoral program in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and Doctoral programs in the branches of Science and Arts. Apart from this, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) consider GATE scorecard to shortlist candidates for employment. Interested and eligible candidates will be able to apply for GATE 2023 tentatively from September 2022. It will be an online examination wherein candidates are required to answer sixty five questions in three hours. Read more details concerned with the exam on this page below.

What is GATE?

GATE is the short form of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is a national level examination that is jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

GATE 2023 Highlights

The highlights of GATE 2023 can be seen below:

Particulars

Details

Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – GATE

Level of Exam

National level

Exam Conducting Body

IIT Kanpur

Official website

iitk.ac.in

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Mode

Exam Duration

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Number of Papers

29 Papers (Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (combined) and Geomatics Engineering are newly added subjects)

Total Marks

100 (65 questions)

Number of Test Takers

Around 9 Lakh

GATE 2023 Paper Code

Candidates can check the paper code and Paper Name in the table below:

Paper Code

Paper Name

AE

Aerospace Engineering

AG

Agricultural Engineering

AR

Architecture and Planning

BM

Biomedical Engineering

BT

Biotechnology

CE

Civil Engineering

CH

Chemical Engineering

CS

Computer Science and Information Technology

CY

Chemistry

EC

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EE

Electrical Engineering

ES

Environmental Science and Engineering

EY

Ecology and Evolution

GG

Geology

GG

Geophysics

IN

Instrumentation Engineering

MA

Mathematics

ME

Mechanical Engineering

MN

Mining Engineering

MT

Metallurgical Engineering

PE

Petroleum Engineering

PH

Physics

PI

Production and Industrial Engineering

ST

Statistics

TF

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

XE-A

Engineering Mathematics

XE-B

Fluid Mechanics

XE-C

Materials Science

XE-D

Solid Mechanics

XE-E

Thermodynamics

XE-F

Polymer Science and Engineering

XE-G

Food Technology

XE-H

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

XH-C1

Humanities & Social Sciences - Economics

XH-C2

Humanities & Social Sciences - English

XH-C3

Humanities & Social Sciences - Linguistics

XH-C4

Humanities & Social Sciences - Philosophy

XH-C5

Humanities & Social Sciences - Psychology

XH-C6

Humanities & Social Sciences - Sociology

XL-P

Chemistry

XL-Q

Biochemistry

XL-R

Botany

XL-S

Microbiology

XL-T

Zoology

XL-U

Food Technology

 GATE 2023 Dates

Check the tentative dates of GATE 2023 events in the table given below:

Events

Dates

Official website live

First week of August 2023

Application form availability

First week of September 2023

Last date to fill the application form

Last week of September 2023

Last date to register with late fee

First week of October 2023

Display of defective applications for rectifications

Last week of September 2023

Last date for application form correction

First week of November 2023

Last Date for change of Category, Paper and Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable)

Third week of November 2023

Admit card availability

Second week of January 2023

Exam date

First week of February 2023

Result declaration

Second week of March 2023

GATE 2023 Application Process

The application process comprises various stages like registration, filling the application form, uploading required documents, fee payment and final submit. To apply for the exam, candidates have to complete these processes successfully. Prior to filling GATE 2023 application form, candidates must go through the eligibility criteria.

GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed undergraduate degree from a government-recognized institute/university.
  • Candidates who are studying in third year or higher years of any undergraduate degree are also eligible.
  • Candidates who are pursuing/ have obtained their degree from countries other than India in Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce are also eligible.

Program

Qualifying Degree/Exam

BE / BTech /BPharm

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering / Technology)

BArch

Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course)

BSc (Research) / BS

Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)

DPharma (after 10+2)

6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards

MBBS

Degree holders of MBBS and those who are in the 5th/6th/7th semester or higher semester of such programme.

MSc/ MA / MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Arts/ Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent

Integrated ME/MTech (Post BSc)

Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4-year program)

Integrated ME/MTech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program)

BSc/BA/BCom

Bachelor degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 year program)

Int. MSc / Int. BS/ MS

Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated BS - MS program

Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to BE/ BTech/ BArch)

BE/BTech/BArch 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)

GATE 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates interested in taking GATE 2023 and want to qualify it should check the exam pattern prior to devising their preparation strategy. It elucidate details like total questions, total marks, types of questions, marking scheme, etc. Take a look at the GATE 2023 exam pattern here:

Particulars

Details

Mode of the exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of papers

29

Sections

General Aptitude (GA)

Candidate’s Selected Subject

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Questions for testing these abilities

Recall

Comprehension

Application

Analysis & Synthesis

Total 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 the wrong answers chosen in MCQs, there will be negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer

GATE 2023 Marks Distribution

Paper Code

General Aptitude (GA) Marks

Subject Marks

AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST

15

85

AR [Part A + Part B1 or B2

(B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)]

15

60 + 25

GE [Part A + Part B (Section I or Section II)

15

55 + 30

GG [Part A + Part B (Section 1: Geology or Section 2: Geophysics)]

15

25 + 60

XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)

15

15 + (2 x 35)

XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)

15

25 + 60

XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)

15

25 + (2 x 30)

GATE 2023 Syllabus

IIT Kanpur will release GATE 2023 syllabus. The syllabus incorporate lessons and their topics that are vital for the examination. The syllabus will be different for all the subjects except the syllabus of the General Aptitude (GA) section as it is common for all papers. Click on GATE syllabus to know the detailed information.

GATE 2023 Prep Tips

GATE 2023 preparation tips can help candidates in drawing a concrete strategy to ace the exam. It is a national level examination wherein around nine lakh candidates contest every year. Therefore, the preparation of a candidate should be second to none. Here are some general tips that candidates can follow while preparing for the exam:

  • Be well acquainted with the syllabus
  • Try to make hand written notes
  • Limit your study materials
  • Revise the notes and study material regularly
  • Practice previous years question
  • Take mock test
  • Take a good care of your health

GATE 2023 Admit Card

The admit card will be issued to the eligible candidates for contesting in GATE 2023. Candidates will be able to download their admit card by using their login credentials such as enrollment ID and password. It comprises various details related to the exam as well as candidate such as name, roll number, exam date, exam venue, date of birth, etc. Without GATE 2023 admit card, candidates will not be allowed to ingress inside the exam hall. After conclusion of the exam, candidates must retain their admit card for further uses. The steps to download the admit card are:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the admit card link available on the home page
  • Enter the required details and submit
  • Download the admit card

GATE 2023 Answer Key

The answer key will be released after a few days of the conclusion of the exam. Using GATE 2023 answer key, candidates will be able to anticipate their marks, rank and score. First, the exam conducting body will release the provisional answer key. Candidates will be able to challenge it in case of having any objection against any answers within the stipulated time. Then GATE 2023 final answer key will be released after resolving the objections (if any) along with the result.

GATE 2023 Result

GATE 2023 result will be announced tentatively in second week of March 2023. Candidates will be able to download it online. They will require their login credentials to check the result. The result shall incorporate details like candidate’s name, roll number, marks obtained, rank secured, etc. The exam authority will not share the result through any medium other than online.

GATE 2023 Scorecard

The scorecard will be released after a few days of result declaration. Only qualified candidates will be able to download their scorecard by logging into their account. It will be valid for three years from the date of result declaration.

DFP-Banner

GATE 2023 FAQs

Q. Who will conduct GATE 2023?

A. It is expected that GATE 2023 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur.

Q. What is full form of GATE?

A. Full form of GATE is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.

Q. For how many papers will the GATE 2023 be conducted?

A. GATE 2023 will be conducted for twenty nine papers

Q. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for GATE 2023?

A. The eligibility criteria to apply for the exam can be seen on this page.

Q. Is it possible to change GATE Examination Paper or GATE Examination City after submission of the application?

A. Yes, a request for the change of the GATE Examination Paper will be entertained against payment. A specific date for the same will be notified by conducting authority.

Q. Which items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination venue?

A. Candidates can only carry Admit Card, Identification Card, and a pen inside the examination hall.

Q. How any candidate can use a virtual calculator in GATE 2023 as never used it before?

A. Candidates need to practice using the virtual calculator by taking the GATE 2023 mock test available on shiksha.com before the exam.

Q. Is there any age limit for applying for GATE 2023? Are there any criteria regarding the nationality of candidates?

A. No, there is no age limit for applying for GATE 2023. Further, candidates from other countries as well can apply for GATE 2022. Check GATE 2023 eligibility criteria.

Q. Do colleges offer scholarships to GATE qualified candidates?

A. Yes, the higher education institutes across India offer scholarships to GATE qualified candidates.

Download this article as PDF to read offline

Download PDF
clickHere
About the Author
Mandeep Kumar
Senior Executive Content

An Electrical Engineering Graduate who follows the educational events and write about them to share valuable information with the aspirants.

Download Important Dates for Engineering Exams

News & Updates

Popular NewsLatest News

Explore Other Exams

19 May '22 -

23 May '22

NATA 2022 Phase I Correction F...

8 Apr '22 -

23 May '22

NATA 2022 Phase I Registration...

7 Aug '22 -

11 Aug '22

JEE Advanced 2022 Application ...

12 Aug '22

JEE Advanced 2022 Application ...

6 Apr '22 -

20 May '22

NEET 2022 Application Process

17 Jul '22

NEET 2022 Exam

30 Apr '22 -

2 May '22

GPAT 2022 Answer Key Objection...

9 Apr '22

GPAT 2022 Exam Date

The list of exams are recommended based on what other exams do the students in your area show interest in

Comments

I did my B.Tech in safety and fire engineering. So which GATE paper should I select related to my branch?!

Reply to Adith Advi

V

Vansh Sharma

Beginner-Level 1

a week ago

Yes, you can give the exam, but you can select your branch according to your M.Tech preference.

K

KANDREGULA DINESH KUMAR

Beginner-Level 3

2 weeks ago

In GATE official website they given the no of courses list while the branch of engineering is selected the courses which are eligible to write the exam while applying for GATE please read all the instructions in the official GATE website.

Which colleges offer Masters in architecture with GATE score in Andhra Pradesh in year 2022 2023?

Reply to REVATHI BEESETTI

41746207
Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 14

2 weeks ago

Top M.Arch Colleges in Andhra Pradesh 2022:
1. Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
2. GITAM University - GITAM Institute of Technology
3. SPA Vijayawada - School of Planning and Architecture etc.

Sir, I want to pursue data Science from IIT, what is the procedure?

Reply to Deepak Gupta

6180364
Himanshu Meena

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

Dear now many iits are provided B.Tech admission in data Science you can score good rank in jer advance and get admission.
Best of luck dear.

I haven't passed the GATE exam but at the end of the application form scorecard must be uploaded. Can't I complete the process?

Reply to Varanasi Sanjana

A

Ashish Kumar

Beginner-Level 1

4 weeks ago

No. You have to submit the scorecard.

Please let me know the eligibility to be an ethical hacker and what is the per month salary of an ethical hacker.

Reply to Shreya Hazra

42124075
Pranav Raj

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Hii Shreya, It totally depends on your skills and knowledge. If you are ethical hacker then you can easily earn from your home. Salary varies as you can earn in Lacs as well as in crore.

I have 512 GATE score in general category in civil engineering. Which branch can I get in MNIT Jaipur?

Reply to Honey Jain

A

Ankit Gupta

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Cutoffs:
Civil Engineering ST - 353
Computer Science and Engineering OPEN - 3567
EWS - 612
OBC NCL - 2075.

Which specialisation will I get with a low GATE score? Can I get ECE?

Reply to MEHBOOB MUSTAFA

26349923
Pranav Raj

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Hello!
It totally depends on your rank.

What GATE score or rank is required for admission in BITS Pilani for ME CSE?

Reply to paritosh shukla

40826517
Pranjal Khandelwal

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

A candidate is required to appear for the GATE entrance exam and must have a score between 350-250 for admission into the BITS Pilani M.E. /CSE.

Can male candidate appear for GATE to get admission for M.Sc. Nursing in AFMC?

Reply to Niranjan Mahale

T

TUHIN GANGULI

Beginner-Level 4

a month ago

No dear, only female category candidates can get admissions n M.Sc. Nursing in AFMC.

h

heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 16

a month ago

Hi. AFMC Nursing will be organized every year by the Armed Force Medical College (AFMC), Pune. It is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted every year only for female category candidates. Admission will be offered to candidates in 4-year B.Sc. Nursing course. Candidates will get admissi...Hi. AFMC Nursing will be organized every year by the Armed Force Medical College (AFMC), Pune. It is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted every year only for female category candidates. Admission will be offered to candidates in 4-year B.Sc. Nursing course. Candidates will get admission on the basis of marks written exam & interview organized by AFMC, Pune.

What's last candidate GATE score general category in M.Tech infrastructure engg. specialisation in environment and energy at IIT Jodhpur?

Reply to Honey Jain

41318387
Divya vani

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

From a reference, it is 526.

1820 Institutes accepting GATE

M.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
  • 4.6

    Placements

    4.5

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.2

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.8

    Value for Money

    4.8
    (6)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 30,950
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Computer Technology
  • 4.6

    Placements

    4.8

    Infrastructure

    4.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.4

    Value for Money

    4.6
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 2.29 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
  • 5.0

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    5.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    5.0
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 1.21 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4.8

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    4.5

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    5.0
    (2)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 44,150
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time

Upcoming Engineering Exam Dates

11 Apr '22 - 18 May '22: AP POLYCET 2022 Application Form
19 May '22: JLUET 2022 Round 7
6 Jan '22 - 20 May '22: Final date to submit CUEE 2022 application form for Session 3
1 Nov '21 - 24 May '22: Last date to register for candidates who opts exam cities other than PES University campus

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.