IMPORTANT DATES RELATED TO GATE 2022
About GATE 2022
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science for admission into the Masters Program and Recruitment by some Public Sector Companies. GATE 2022 is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and six other Indian Institutes of Technology at Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Chennai, Roorkee & Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.
Organising Institute for GATE 2022 is Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
IMPORTANT DATES RELATED TO GATE 2022
Given the pandemic situation all the international centers have been cancelled for GATE-2022. However, foreign Nationals can register and give their exam in any cities listed for GATE 2022.
|Online Application Process Opens (https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in )||Monday||30th August 2021|
|Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process||Friday||24th September 2021|
|Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process||Friday||1st October 2021|
|Display of Defective Applications to rectify||Tuesday||26th October 2021|
|Last date for rectification of Applications||Tuesday||1st November 2021|
|Last Date for change of Category, Paper and Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable)||Friday||12th November 2021|
|Admit Card will be available for download||Monday||3rd January 2022|
|GATE 2022 Examination|
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (Tentative)
|5th February 2022|
6th February 2022
12th February 2022
13th February 2022
|Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal||Thursday||17th March 2022|
- New Papers in GATE 2022
- Foreign Candidates
- Two Papers Combinations
- Question Paper Pattern
- New Pattern in AR Paper
- PwD Candidate Guidance
- JAM 2022 Website
|The following candidates are eligible to appear in GATE 2022 examination|
|A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program.|
A candidate who has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam.
However, the candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MoE/AICTE/UGC/UPSC as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Planning, etc.
Candidates who have obtained / are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: Must be currently in the 3rd or higher years or completed their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 3 years) in Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce.
|Degree/Program||Qualifying Degree/Examination||Description of Eligible Candidates||Expected Year of Completion|
|B.E. / B.Tech. / B. Pharm.||Bachelor’s degree 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 or already completed||2023|
|B. Arch.||Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course)||Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed||2024 (for 5-year program), 2023 (for 4-year program)|
|B.Sc. (Research) / B.S.||Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2)||Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed||2023|
|Pharm. D. (after 10+2)||6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards||Currently in the 3rd/4th/5th/6th year or already completed||2025|
|M.B.B.S./B.D.S.||Degree holders of M.B.B.S./B.D.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 completed||2023|
|M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent||Master’s degree in any branch of Arts/Science/Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalent||Currently in the first year or higher or already Completed||2023|
|Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)||Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/ Technology (4-year program)||Currently in any year||any year|
|Int. M.E./ M.Tech./M.Pharm or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)||Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program)||Currently in the 3rd /4th/5th year or already completed||2024|
|B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.||Bachel or degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 year program)||Currently in the 3rd year or already completed||2022|
|Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S.||Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.S.-M.S. program||Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed||2023|
|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 courses||NA|
GATE 2022 Papers & Syllabus
GATE 2022 will be conducted for 29 papers. The table shows the list of papers with codes. Please click the link in Paper/Code to download the syllabus.
A candidate is allowed to appear either in ONE or UP TO TWO papers of the GATE 2022 examination. However, a candidate is only allowed to select the second paper from the pre-defined Two Paper Combination list.
Each GATE 2022 paper is for total 100 marks, General Aptitude (GA) is common for all papers (15 marks) and rest of the paper covers the respective syllabus (85 marks). Click here for detailed Pattern of the Question Papers.
|XE Paper Sections||Code||XH Paper Sections||Code||XL Paper Sections||Code|
|Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)|
|A||Reasoning and Comprehension (Compulsory)|
|Any TWO optional Sections|
(2×35 = 70 marks)
|Any ONE optional Section|
|Any TWO optional Sections|
(2×30 = 60 marks)
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F||Psychology||C5||Food Technology||U|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H|
Multi-sessional papers: Candidate will be assigned to appear only in one of the sessions for the papers running in multiple sessions.
Candidates must familiarize themselves with the paper code as it is required both during application and examination.
A candidate appearing in ONE or TWO Papers should fill ONLY ONE application form. In case of Multiple applications, only one will be accepted and remaining applications will be rejected without any refund for the paid fee.
Data Requirement for Filling the Online Application Form in GATE 2022
- Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.).
Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the valid photo ID, which the candidate MUST produce in original while appearing for GATE-2022 examination at the centre. GATE 2022 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form.
Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt/Prof/Capt, etc. MUST NOT be used before name.
- Address for Communication (including PIN code).
- Eligibility degree details.
- College name and address with PIN code.
- GATE paper(s) (subject).
- THREE Choices of GATE examination cities.
- High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified.
- Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified.
- Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
- Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
- Scanned copy of Certificate of Dyslexia (if applicable) in pdf format.
- Scanned copy of any one of the valid photo Identity Document: Aadhaar-UID (preferable), Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID and Driving License. The same ID, in original, MUST be carried to the examination hall.
- Net-banking/debit card/credit card/UPI details for fee payment.
The fee per subject paper is given below, for two papers the amount of fee is twice that for a single paper.
|For Examination Centres in India||Regular Period|
(30th Aug to 24th Sept 2021)
|During the Extended Period|
(25th Sept to 1st Oct 2021)
|Female candidates (per paper)||750||1250|
|SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)||750||1250|
|All other candidates (per paper)||1500||2000|
*PwD means Persons with Disability.
Fee Charges for changes / modifications (One-Time Only) in GATE 2022 Application
(from 1st to 12th November 2021)
|No.||Description of Changes / Modifications||Fee Charges|
|(i)||Change in choice of examination cities||500|
|(ii)||Change of existing paper||500|
|(iii)||Add a second paper (from given combinations with respect to the primary paper)||500 plus suitable amount per paper for the candidate’s category|
|(iv)||Change of gender to female||500|
|(v)||Change of gender from female to any other gender||500 + 750 = 1250|
|(vi)||Change of category to SC/ST||500|
|(vii)||Change of category from SC/ST to any other||500 + 750 = 1250|
|(viii)||Change from Non-PwD to PwD||500|
|(ix)||Change from PwD to Non-PwD||500 + 750 = 1250|
|(x)||Any other change in category (not mentioned above)||500|
There will be NO REFUND of any fee, other than for failed transactions.
This is a tentative list of examination cities, and any change will be updated on the website.
Choice of Examination City:
A candidate can choose THREE cities from the list of examination cities given above.
All the three choices must be from the same GATE 2022 zone.
GATE 2022 reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one, and allot a city that may not be from any of the choices selected by the candidate.
GATE 2022 will not be conducted in any International centres due to current COVID-19 pandemic.
Contact Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Government working days only)
|Zones||Contact Address||Phone Number||E-mail ID|
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Bengaluru 560 012
|gate @ gate.iisc.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
|gateoffice @ iitb.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016
|011-26591749||gate @ admin.iitd.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781 039
|gate @ iitg.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208 016
|0512-2597412||gate @ iitk.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721 302
|gateonline @ adm.iitkgp.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai 600 036
|044-22578200||gate @ iitm.ac.in|
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee 247 667
|01332-284531||gate @ iitr.ac.in|
For more details, visit: https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/