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GATE 2022- GATE stands for graduate aptitude test in engineering. GATE 2022 is going to conduct by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. The notification of GATE 2022 has been released by the organization. The online application form of GATE will be released on 30 August 2021. The last date to fill the online application form for GATE 2022 is 24 September 2021. Applicants can change exam city after registration only on the selective dates such as 01 November 2021 without late fees but 12 November 2021 with late fees. GATE 2022 exam is going to be conducted on 05, 06, 12, 13 February 2022 all exam dates are expected. All dates may be changed that are present on the website after looking at the current situation going on due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If the situation is not controlled or may go worst phase then the GATE exam 2022 may postpone or cancel. Those applicants who are pursuing an undergraduate degree and in the third year are eligible to apply for the GATE exam 2022. Those applicants who are pursuing Humanities and social science papers are also eligible and from arts and commerce backgrounds to appear for the GATE 2022 exam.

The applicant gives the GATE exam to take admission for master’s degrees invalid branded institutes such as IITs, NITS, NITS, and CFTIs. GATE 2022 will be going to conduct through online mode only in India and abroad also. Those candidates who want to take admission branded institutes for their master’s degree so can apply for GATE 2022. Before applying GATE exam 2022 application must read complete eligibility criteria for it if there will be any foul present in any applicant at the same time in any round the applicant will be disqualified from the exam. To know more about the GATE 2022 application can read this article carefully.

Latest:- GATE 2022 complete schedule has been released by the organisation. GATE exam 2022 application form will be going to be released on 30 August 2021.


What is new in GATE 2022?

There are a lot of changes that have been brought up by the Indian Institute of Bombay so look at all the changes carefully which are given below. As per the official information, two new subjected were added to the GATE exam 2022. Last year Organisation also adds two new subject in GATE 2021. read it below which two new subject are to be added to the GATE 2022 exam.

  • GATE 2022 exam added two new subject these are
    • Geomatric Engineering
    • Naval Architeure and Marine (NM)
  • GATE 2021 these two new subjected were added by the organisation. There will be a new subject attitude for the art and commerce student. However, there will be a total of 29 subjects.
    • Environmental science and engineering
    • Humanities and social science
  • There will be a great change in the eligibility criteria due to the COVID-19 situation. as per GATE 2021, those applicants who are pursuing 3rd year in their undergraduate courses are eligible for GATE 2021.
  • The applicant can select 2 papers.
  • In GATE 2021 international centers are also there.
  • Multiple select questions have been added to the exam pattern in GATE 2021.
  • This time engineering mathematics will be of 13 marks and the rest subject questions will be of 72 marks. Apart from that general aptitude test will contain 15 marks.
  • New Exam center has been added –
    • Jhansi (IIT Kanpur)
    • Dhenkanal (IIT Kharagpur)
    • Chandrapur (IIT Bombay)
    • Muzzaffarnagar (IIT Roorkee)
  • Old exam center has been removed such as Pala (IIT Madras).

A quick overview GATE 2022

GATE 2021 EventsOverview
Examination NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Commonly Known AsGATE
Conducting InstituteIIT Kharagpur
GATE 2022
Administered ByJointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs
Purpose of ExaminationQualifying Examination for M.E./M.Tech/Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Mode
Examination Duration180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Frequency of ExaminationAnnual
Total Number of Exam Cities195 (excluding 6 international centres)
Number of GATE Papers27Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Science (XH) added in GATE 2021
Number of Questions in Each Paper65
Total Marks of Examination100
Validity of Score/Grade3 Years
Number of Test Takers858,890

GATE Schedule 2022

GATE EventsImportant Dates
Release of GATE notificationAugust 29, 2021
Commencement of GATE 2021 registration through GOAPS30th Aug 2021 (Mon)
Last date to register24th Sep 2021 (Fri)
Last date for submission of application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 5001st Oct 2021 (Fri)
Availability correction facility for GATE application form26th Oct 2021 (Tue)
Last date to change GATE exam paper, category, and city12th Nov, 2021 (Fri)
Release of GATE mock testTo be notified
Availability of admit cardTBA
GATE 2021 Exam DatesTBA
Release of GATE response sheetsTo be notified
Availability of GATE 2021 question paperTo be notified
Release of answer keyTo be notified
Challenging of answer keyTo be notified
Release of Final Answer KeyTo be notified
Declaration of ResultTBA
Release of scorecardTo be notified

What is the Reason behind to qualify GATE 2022?

There is a lot of reason behind it that’s why all applicant works hard to crack GATE exam. So let’s discuss some selective reasons behind that.

PSU Recruitment

after qualifying GATE 2021 with a good score and applicants are eligible to recruit in PSUs. Those applicants who qualify for the GATE exam with good scores and are selected for PSUs then PSU will take 100 schedules and interview process for the applicant. Few good branded companies directly recruit all applicants on the basis of their GATE score.


This is not the only way that the applicant will only recruit in PSU but from this application can also go for other jobs like a professor for assistant professor in reputed institutes. However, scientist grade c jobs are also correct or available for the applicants who qualified GATE with good marks. Apart from that, there are many private firms that will hire GATE candidates.

Masters and PhD program admissions

2016 can qualify GATE exam they can take admission in a reputed institute such as IITs, NITs, GFTIs, IISc for their further studies. However, the applicant can also go for the reserved seats at IIMs for doctoral program e admission. Based on the GATE score IIT Bombay also offer admission in PhD, PGDM, and PGDIE programs.

Study Abroad

Those applicants who got a good score in their GATE exam can go and apply to other countries for their further studies such as Germany, Singapore, and many more countries.


Those applicants who qualified for the GATE exam are eligible for various scholarships provided by the ministry and human resource development. However junior research fellowship and senior research fellowship that has been provided by CSIR laboratories. Not only do these things but the applicant also got financial support in this scholarship of rupees 12400 per month that is given by UGC scholarship.

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2022

Eligibility criteria are the parameter through which the application can check that he is eligible to sit in the GATE exam or not. So these Eligibility Criteria is divided into various parameters read it carefully which are given below.

Nationality All country applicants can apply for the GATE exam.

Age criteria– there will be no age limit

Academic qualification- applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering technology or must have a postgraduate degree in any subject.

Pass percentage- there will be no minimum criteria for pass percentage. the only thing is that the applicant must have a passing degree from a recognised college or university.

Education Qualification

  • Candidates are required to complete BE / B.Tech / B.Form / B.Arch / B.Sc / MSc / MA / MCA /
  • Final year candidates can also apply.

Age Range

  • There is no age limit for the Gate Entrance Exam 2021.

GATE 2021 list of Eligible Qualification Exam

Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree/ExaminationEligible CandidatesQualification Year 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 final year or already completed2022
B. Arch.Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course)Currently in the final year or already completed2022
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S.Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)Currently in the 4th year or already completed2022
Pharm. D. (after 10+2)6 years program, consisting of internship or residency training during sixth yearCurrently in the 4th/ 5th/6th year or already completed2022
M. Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or already completed2022
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.)Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 years program)Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed2023
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 4th/5th year or already completed2022
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the final 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 MHRD/ 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 Application Form 2022

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be going to release the GATE 2022 application form. The application form will be released on 30 August 2021. All applicants can fill GATE 2022 application form online mode only. Applicants must register first through GATE online application processing system (GOAPS). Before filling, online application form for GATE 2022 applicants must read all the eligibility criteria carefully. Only those applicants can fill the online application form for GATE 2022if they are eligible for it.

Step 1 Registration process- those applicants who are willing to online application form the first time must register themselves through GATE online application processing system (GOAPS). After that successful registration and an enrollment number will be generated for the applicants. all applicants must keep this enrollment number at a safe place because this is going to use in the application process of the GATE exam 2022

Step 2 Filling online application form- after successfully completing the registration process applicant now completes the application form. However, the application needs to enter all the personal details which are required or asked in the application form. Along with the personal detail, the application needs to enter college information and a valid photo ID. The applicant needs to select their GATE paper and exam centre.

Step 3 Uploading and scanning documents- before filling online application form applicants need to scan all these documents such as category certificate photograph signature and upload all these documents inappropriate specification which are given by the authorities.

Step 4 Pay application fees- application need to pay application fees according to their categories. The application fee can be filled through online mode only such as net banking, debit card, and Credit Card. Applicants can check application fees before filling the online application form which is given below.

Step 5 Submission of GATE 2022 application form- after completing the board details application needs to revise their application form completely and after that click on the submit option and take out multiple copies of print out which may be used in further process.

Apply Online – Candidates Click Here to fill and Know more about the application form for GATE 2022.

Application fee

CategoryApplication Fee on or before the given due dateApplication Fee During Extended Period
Male Category (General/OBC) and OthersRs. 1500Rs. 2000
SC/ST/PwD and Women (All categories)Rs. 750Rs. 1250
Students choosing Dubai and Singapore as exam centresUS$ 100US$ 120
Students choosing Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu as exam centresUS$ 50US$ 70

GATE Admit Card 2022

The admit card of the candidates for the Gate Entrance Exam 2022 will going to be released soon. The GATE 2022 admit card of all the candidates has been released through the online website on official website. In order to join the entrance exam, candidates have to download their e-admit card and take a printout of it. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent from the post to any candidate.

All the candidates must take a printout copy of their e-admit card at the exam centre on the day of the exam. Get an exam to admit card is very important for the candidate. Candidates are allowed to appear in the examination only through the admit card. The necessary information related to the exam is given on the admit card and photos and signatures are also given for the identity of the candidate.

Admit Card – Candidates Can click here to download the admit card for GATE 2022.

GATE Exam Pattern 2022

  • Total Time – 3 Hours
  • Total Questions – 65
  • Total Marks – 100
  • Exam Type – CBT (Computer Based Test)
  • Total Subject – 25
  • Question – Multiple Choice (MCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NET)
  • language English
  • Total Section – 3 (General Aptitude, Mathematics, Subject Based Questions)
Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
Number of Subjects (Papers)29
SectionsGeneral Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject(s)
Type of Questions(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) (b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilitiesRecall, Comprehension, Application, Analysis & Synthesis
Number of Questions10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XLGeneral 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 XLGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks
Marking SchemeQuestions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative MarkingFor a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
NO negative marking for MSQ & NAT.

GATE 2022 Paper code with marks details

Paper CodeGeneral Aptitude (GA) MarksSubject MarksTotal MarksTotal Time (Minutes)
AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH, PI, TF, ST1585100180
AR [Part A + Part B (B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)]1560 + 25100180
GE [Part A + Part B (Section I or Section II)1555 + 30100180
GG [Part A + Part B (Section 1: Geology or Section 2: Geophysics)]1525 + 60100180
XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections)1515 + (2 x 35)100180
XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)1525 + 60100180
XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections)1525 + (2 x 30)100180

Gate 2022 Answer Key

Another candidate sheet of the GATE 2022 Answer Key will be released on the official website. Candidates will have to provide an ID and password to download the answer. After the entrance exam, the exam conducting body will issue the official answer sheet and the response sheet. Only those candidates who will appear in the entrance exam can download the response sheet. Candidates can calculate their marks from the answer key and can also cross-check and verify their responses from the official response sheet.

GATE 2022 Selection Process

You can easily understand the selection process from the GATE entrance exam 2022 to GATE admission through the points given below.

  • Online Application
  • Scan photo and signature upload
  • Application fee deposit
  • Admit card download
  • Entrance exam
  • Answer Key 
  • result
  • Cutoff
  • Counselling
  • Admission

Gate Result 2022

The GATE result 2022 will be added on the basis of the final answer. The Gate 2022 result will be declared after the answering challenge process is over. Candidates will have to provide login IDs and passwords to download their results. The results of all the candidates will be released on the official website. Candidates have to get information about their results online. Candidates should download their gate scorecard and take a printout of it. A scorecard will be required at the time of admission.

Gate Cut off 2022

The gate cutoff will be released after the result is declared. You can see last year’s cutoff list from below, which will give you an idea of ​​how many points are required to pass GATE 2021?.

Exam PaperGeneralOBCSC/ST/PwD
Aerospace Engineering (AE)33.530.222.3
Agricultural Engineering (AG)28.325.518.9
Architecture and Planning (AR)4136.927.3
Biotechnology (BT)35.932.323.9
Civil Engineering (CE)28.225.418.8
Chemical Engineering (CH)34.831.323.2
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)29.526.619.7
Chemistry (CY)3228.821.3
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)26.72417.8
Electrical Engineering (EE)39.635.626.4
Ecology and Evolution (EY)37.133.424.7
Geology and Geophysics (GG)44.540.129.7
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)31.928.721.3
Mathematics (MA)2522.516.7
Mechanical Engineering (ME)34.130.722.7
Mining Engineering (MN)31.528.421
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)53.548.135.7
Petroleum Engineering (PE)49.944.933.3
Physics (PH)25.222.716.8
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)32.22921.5
Statistics (ST)32.529.221.7
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)
Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)26.72417.8
Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)36.73324.5

GATE 2022 Counseling

Candidates who pass the GATE 2022 entrance exam will be called for counselling rounds. Counselling will be conducted by different IITs in which candidates have applied for admission. In the counselling round, candidates will be given admission to engineering courses.

IIT Institute List

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  3. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  4. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  5. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  6. Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  7. Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
  8. Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
  9. Indian Institute of Technology, BHU
  10. Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
  11. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  12. Indian Institute of Technology, ISM Dhanbad
  13. Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur
  14. Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi
  15. Indian Institute of Technology, Patna
  16. Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar
  17. Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati
  18. IIS Bangalore
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