- 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
GATE 2022 – The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has started the GATE 2022 registration from September 2 online at gate.iitkgp.ac.in. GATE 2022 application form last date without late fee is September 24. The exam conducting authority will conduct the GATE 2021 exam in online mode on February 5, 6, 12, and 13.
Before filling the application form, candidates have to check the GATE exam eligibility criteria 2022. This year, two new GATE 2022 papers – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Geomatics Engineering are added making the total GATE subject papers to be 29. IIT Kharagpur has decreased the exam centres in various zones for GATE 2022 exam. Candidates willing for M.Tech admission, other PG courses or PSU recruitment through GATE may find their eligibility for GATE exam 2022.
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Latest Updates for GATE
- 02 Sep 2021:GATE registration 2022 started on September 2. Apply Now
- 29 Jul 2021:GATE 2022 exam date released. Exam to be held on February 5 ,6, 12 and 13.
- 16 Jul 2021:CCMT 2021 round 2 seat allotment released.
GATE 2022 – What’s New
- This year, IIT Kharagpur has introduced two new papers for GATE 2022. The new paper introduced this year are Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Geomatics Engineering.
- The exam conducting authority has decreased GATE 2022 exam centres in some zones.
- A candidate appearing in one or two papers must 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.
- Direct recruitment to Group A level posts in Central government, i.e., Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, is now being carried out on the basis of GATE score.
- Applicants appearing for more than one paper have to pay the GATE 2022 application fee separately for both papers.
- Separate score and ranking will be provided for candidates appearing for Geology and Geophysics (GG), Humanities and Social Sciences (XH) and Architecture and Planning (AR).
- CE, CS, EC, EE and ME papers will be conducted in multiple sessions. However, a candidate is allowed to appear in only ONE specified session
- Applicants must keep the GATE 2022 scorecard safely after the declaration of the result.
- Qualifying marks for EWS candidates is 90% as that of the General candidates.
GATE 2022 Overview – What is GATE exam?
|Examination Name||Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering|
|Commonly Known As||GATE|
|Conducting Institute||IIT Kharagpur|
|GATE 2022 Website||gate.iitkgp.ac.in|
|Administered By||Jointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs|
|Purpose of Examination||Qualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment|
|Mode of Examination||Computer-Based Mode|
|Examination Duration||180 Minutes (3 Hours)|
|Frequency of Examination||Annual|
|Total Number of Exam Cities||195 (excluding 6 international centres)|
|Number of GATE Papers||29 (Two new Subject papers added)|
|Number of Questions in Each Paper||65|
|Total Marks of Examination||100|
|Validity of GATE Score/Grade||3 Years|
|Number of Test Takers||858,890|
GATE 2022 Paper Codes
|Architecture and Planning||AR||Aerospace Engineering||AE|
|Chemical Engineering||CH||Civil Engineering||CE|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS||Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC|
|Electrical Engineering||EE||Ecology and Evolution||EY|
|Chemistry||CY||Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Engineering Sciences||XE||Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|Metallurgical Engineering||MT||Mining Engineering||MN|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI||Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|Statistics||ST||Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
|Biomedical Engineering||BM||Environmental Science and Engineering||ES|
|Humanities and Social Science||XH||Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering||NM|
GATE 2022 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers
|XE Paper Sections||Code||XL Paper Sections||Code|
|Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)||A||Chemistry (Compulsory)||P|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F||Food Technology||U|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H||–||–|
GATE Exam Date 2022
|GATE 2022 registration commencement||September 2, 2021|
|GATE 2022 registration last date||September 24, 2021|
|Last date for submission of GATE application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500||October 1, 2021|
|Display of defects in the application form||October 26, 2021|
|Last date to make corrections in GATE 2022 application form||November 1, 2021|
|Last date to change GATE exam paper, category, and city||November 12, 2021|
|GATE application correction 2 (Name, DOB, contact, university or degree)||To be announced|
|Release of GATE mock test||To be announced|
|GATE 2022 admit card release date||January 3, 2022|
|GATE 2022 exam date||February 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2022 (Announced)|
|Release of GATE response sheets||February, 2022|
|Availability of GATE 2022 question paper||February 2022|
|GATE answer key release date||February, 2022|
|Challenging of answer key||March, 2022|
|Release of Final Answer Key||March, 2022|
|GATE result 2022 declaration date||March 17, 2022|
|Availability of scorecard||March 21, 2022|
IIT Kharagpur has announced the eligibility criteria applicable for candidates appearing for GATE exam 2022. Candidates need to comply with the GATE eligibility requirements for admissions through GATE 2022 as provided below.
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- Nationality – GATE 2022 candidates should be citizens of India. Candidates from other countries can apply for the GATE exam 2022 if they meet the given eligibility criteria.
- Age – There is no age limit for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam.
- Academic Qualification – Candidates should have completed or be in their pre-final/ final year of Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in any relevant science subject.
GATE 2022 Qualifying 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|
|Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those whoare 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 alreadyCompleted||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 the 1st / 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed||2025|
|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-year program)||Currently in the 3rd/4th/5th year or already completed||2024|
|B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.||Bachelor degree in any branch of Science/ Arts / Commerce (3 year program)||Currently in the 3rd year or already completed|
|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 alreadycompleted||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 CivilEngineers-India and so on)||Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses||NA|
IIT Kharagpur has released the GATE application form 2022 on September 2 (revised). GATE 2022 registration portal has been activated by IIT Kharagpur in online mode only. Candidates have to provide their personal, academic and other details while filling the GATE 2022 application form. They also have to upload their photograph, signature and category certificate (for reserved categories).https://engineering.careers360.com/adbuddy-embedded-form/403/popup?populate=embedded_form&i_utm_source=Article&i_utm_medium=embedded-form&action_location=Pos_2&state=&city=
GATE Application Fees
|Category||GATE Application Fee on or before the given due date||GATE Application Fee During Extended Period|
|Male Category (General/OBC) and Others||Rs. 1500||Rs. 2000|
|SC/ST/PwD and Women (All categories)||Rs. 750||Rs. 1250|
After submission of GATE application form and payment of fee, candidates will also be able to check the status of their application. They will have to login at the COAP portal. The following GATE application status may show up:
- Under Scrutiny
- Defect Status
- Status after Rectification
- Rejected with Valid Reason
Through this facility, candidates may resolve the shortcomings in order to register properly for GATE 2022.
IIT Kharagpur provides the GATE application form 2022 correction for a certain period of time. Candidates will have to login at GOAPS 2022 portal to make corrections. Registered candidates can use the facility of GATE 2022 application form correction to rectify the defects. Candidates will be allowed to make changes in name, DOB, contact, university or degree. Information such as exam paper, city, gender, category, and applicant details will not be open for correction. To access the GATE 2022 application form for correction, login to GOAPS account.
Details to be edited in GATE 2022 Application
- Name of the candidate
- Date of Birth
- Name of Parent/Guardian
- Country of Residence
- Parent/Guardian’s Mobile Number
- Correspondence Address
- Qualifying Degree Details
IIT Kharagpur has announced the exam pattern applicable for GATE exam 2022. It defines the mode in which GATE 2022 will be conducted, the number of papers, total questions and much more. Candidates may find the GATE exam pattern 2022 in the table below.
GATE Exam Pattern
|Examination Mode||Computer Based Test (Online)|
|Number of Papers in GATE 2022||29 Papers|
|Section||General Aptitude (GA)Candidate Selected Subject|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions|
|Design of Questions||The questions are designed to test the listed abilitiesApplicationAnalysisComprehensionRecallSynthesis|
|Number of Questions||65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)|
|Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL||Engineering Mathematics – 13 MarksSubject Questions – 72 MarksGeneral Aptitude – 15 Marks|
|Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL||Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 MarksGeneral Aptitude – 15 Marks|
|Total Marks||100 Marks|
|Marking Scheme||All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks|
GATE 2022 Marking Scheme
|Paper Code||General Aptitude (GA) Marks||Subject Marks||Total Marks||Total Time (Minutes)|
|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||100||180|
|AR [Part A + Part B (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|
IIT Kharagpur has released the syllabus for GATE 2022 in online mode. The GATE syllabus 2022 comprises subjects and topics that candidates will have to study to prepare for the exam. The GATE 2022 syllabus of each paper is different, thus, candidates will have to check according to the discipline that they select. Candidates may note that the General Aptitude section has to be prepared by all as it is compulsory for every GATE 2022 paper.
IIT Kharagpur shall release the mock test of GATE 2022 on the official website. Through the mock test of GATE, the candidates will get familiar with the GATE exam pattern 2022. It is a simulation of the real exam and will help candidates in preparing for the upcoming examination. Authorities release separate mock tests for all the papers conducted by them. GATE 2022 mock test will be 3 hours long and will consist of objective type questions.
The authorities shall release GATE 2022 question paper online on the official after the exam is concluded. However, various coaching institutes will be releasing unofficial GATE question papers on the exam day itself. Candidates appearing for GATE 2022 should refer to the previous year question papers to understand the style of questions asked in the examination. Candidates may find below the previous year GATE question papers for practice.
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE admit card 2022 online on the official website. Candidates who register for GATE 2022 exam before last date will be issued admit cards by the authorities. Candidates appearing for the exam will have to carry the GATE admit card 2022 along with a valid photo ID for identification purposes.
How to download the GATE admit card?
- Visit the GATE 2022 official website.
- Enter the enrollment number and password
- Click on GATE Login
- Click on the GATE admit card download link
- Admit card will be downloaded in the pdf format
- Save it and take a print out to be carried while appearing for the exam
IIT Kharagpur has announced the zone wise cities conducting GATE exam 2022. Candidates will have to select the cities in the order of preference while filling the GATE application form 2022 for the centre they wish to appear for the exam.
Exam Cities for GATE 2022
|Zonal GATE Office||List of Examination Cities/Town|
|IISc Bangalore||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)|
|IIT Bombay (Conducting Authority)||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)|
|IIT Delhi||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).|
|IIT Guwahati||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)|
|IIT Kanpur||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)|
|IIT Kharagpur||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)|
|IIT Madras||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)|
|IIT Roorkee||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)|
|Foreign Candidates||Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore|
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE answer keys online on the official website. First, the provisional GATE 2022 answer key will be released which shall be subject to objections by candidates who appeared in the exam. After considering the candidate challenges, the final GATE answer key will be released by the authorities. IIT Kharagpur shall prepare GATE 2022 results based on the final answer key.
IIT Kharagpur shall release candidate response sheets for GATE 2022 online on the official website. The GATE response sheet 2022 will be available a few days after the exam is concluded. Candidates will have to log in using their enrolment ID and password for GATE response sheet download. It allows candidates to know their responses in the examination for each question in GATE exam 2022.
The concerned authorities at IIT Kharagpur shall declare GATE 2022 result online on the official website. Candidates will have to login using their enrolment ID/ email and password to access the GATE result 2022. The qualifying GATE cutoff will be mentioned along with the candidate details and marks scored.
How to check GATE 2022 result?
- Visit the GOAPS portal and log in.
- To login, enter GATE enrollment ID or email address and password.
- Click on the ‘result’ tab.
- GATE 2022 result shall appear on the screen.
- Candidates may check details and save the GATE result for future reference.
IIT Kharagpur shall release GATE 2022 score cards for qualified candidates after declaration of GATE results. The GATE mark sheet will be available online on the official website (GOAPS) portal. Candidates need to enter their enrollment ID and password for GATE scorecard download. GATE 2022 score card will contain details like candidates marks, score, all India rank, qualifying marks, total number of candidates appeared, etc.
- For candidates appearing for Geology and Geophysics (GG) papers, separate score and ranking will be provided based on their selection of sections.
- For candidates appearing for Humanities and Social Sciences (XH) papers, separate score and ranking will be provided based on their selection of sections.
- For candidates appearing for Architecture and Planning (AR) papers, separate score and ranking will be provided based on their selection of sections.
GATE 2022 Toppers
IIT Kharagpur shall announce toppers for GATE exam 2022 who score the highest marks in their respective papers. Candidates may find GATE toppers for the previous year in the table below:
|Name of the candidate||Paper code||GATE score||Marks out of 100|
|PAAVAN HARISH GOUNIYAL||BM||1000||64|
|INDERMEET SINGH BAKSHI||BT||1000||75.33|
|JAYDEEP VASUDEV PAWAR||CS||1000||87.81|
|PRATIK PRAKASH SHINDE||IN||933||79|
|D LAXMAN RAO||MT||923||87.67|
|AYUSHKUMAR SATISHKUMAR PATEL||PE||954||90.67|
|GANESH KUMAR ADIGAUR||PI||939||83.67|
|ASHWINI SAHADEO KANEKAR||TF||945||79.67|
|ARGHYA BANERJEE||XH – C1Economics||1000||62.67|
|SHIVANI KUMARI||XH – C2English||986||77.67|
|MRUNMAYEE SHIRISHKUMAR AMSHEKAR||XH – C3Linguistics||1000||65.67|
|TUSHAR CHATURVEDI||XH – C4Philosophy||1000||71|
|SHIVAM RAJENDRA BOHRA||XH – C5Psychology||1000||77.33|
|MOHD UMAR KHAN||XH – C5Psychology||1000||77.33|
|ARUN SARASWAT||XH – C6Sociology||1000||66|
GATE Cutoff 2022
The conducting authorities announce qualifying GATE marks for each paper. It serves as the GATE 2022 cutoff marks which the candidates should have obtained in order to be considered qualified in the exam. Also, the GATE counselling conducting authorities announce the cutoff marks for each participating institute for GATE 2022. The table below contains GATE qualifying marks for the previous session.
GATE 2021 Cutoff
|Paper Code||Highest Score||Highest Marks (outof 100)||Cut-off Marks (outof 100)|