GATE Exam 2022 Notification: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Question Papers, Cutoff

GATE Exam 2022 Notification

GATE Exam 2022: GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an online national level examination for Master of Engineering (ME), Master of Technology (MTech), and direct PhD admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and other institutes/universities all across India.

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GATE Exam 2022 Notification

GATE Exam 2022 is planned to be conducted on February 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2022. IIT Kharagpur has also released the GATE 2022 timetable for all 29 papers. CE and ME papers will be held in two sessions. The last date to fill the GATE 2022 Application Form was October 7. IIT Kharagpur will publish GATE 2022 Admit Card on January 3, 2022. You will be able to download your admit card from the official website at iitkgp.ac.in.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (combined) and Geomatics Engineering are two new disciplines that have been added this year according to GATE 2022 Notification. As a result, the GATE exam will be held for 29 disciplines or papers commencing in 2022.

What’s new in GATE Exam 2022?

The information brochure for GATE Exam 2022 has been released. The handout contains details about the exam’s recently introduced changes. The following are the new concepts for GATE 2022 that candidates should be aware of:

  • New Papers: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (combined) and Geomatics Engineering are two new disciplines. For GATE 2022, the total number of subjects has been increased to 29.
  • More Centres: The number of exam centres is on the increase according to latest GATE Notification. The exam will be held in 221 centres across India. However, this is a tentative figure; if it changes, it will be updated here.
  • Relaxed Eligibility Criteria to be continued: The eligibility criteria for GATE 2022 will be the same as last year’s, which were modified from a minimum of 10+2+4 (prior) to a minimum of 10+2+3 (this year) (ongoing). It made it possible for students in their third year of undergraduate studies to take the entrance exam. From the date of the result declaration, the GATE score is valid for the next three years.
  • Appear for more than one paper: Last year, students applying for GATE were offered the option of choosing two subject papers from a list of options. Earlier, candidates could only apply to take one topic. This year’s sam will also be continued.
  • All GATE 2022 test papers will be objective in nature. The following is an example of a question pattern:
    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ),
    • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
    • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions

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Before getting into the details of GATE Notification 2022, let’s have an overview of this exam:

Particulars

Details

Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – GATE

Level of Exam

National level

Exam Conducting Body

IIT Kharagpur

Official website

https://gate.iitkgp.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

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GATE Exam Dates 2022

Candidates can refer to the mentioned below table to keep track of GATE 2022 important dates. Going through the important dates of GATE 2022, candidates will not miss any essential events like the commencement of registration process, availability of admit card, exam date, and more. 

Events

Dates (Tentative)

GATE 2022 registration commencement

August 30, 2021

September 02, 2021

GATE registration 2022 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 Exam Date 2022

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

GATE 2022 Exam Schedule

Here you can check latest GATE 2022 Exam Schedule.

Date (Day) Time (IST) Activities/Paper
4th February 2022 (Friday) 14:00 – 17:00 hrs Miscellaneous Activities*
5th February 2022 (Saturday) 09:00 – 12:00 hrs
(Forenoon Session – FN)
CS & BM
14:30 – 17:30 hrs
(Afternoon Session – AN)
EE & MA
6th February 2022 (Sunday) 09:00 – 12:00 hrs
(Forenoon Session – FN)
EC, ES, ST, NM, MT & MN
14:30 – 17:30 hrs
(Afternoon Session – AN)
CY, CH, PI, XH, IN, AG, GG & TF
11th February 2022 (Friday) 14:00 – 17:00 hrs Miscellaneous Activities*
12th February 2022 (Saturday) 09:00 – 12:00 hrs
(Forenoon Session – FN)
CE-1**, BT, PH & EY
14:30 – 17:30 hrs
(Afternoon Session – AN)
CE-2**, XE & XL
13th February 2022 (Sunday) 09:00 – 12:00 hrs
(Forenoon Session – FN)
ME-1**, PE & AR
14:30 – 17:30 hrs
(Afternoon Session – AN)
ME-2**, GE & AE

GATE 2022 Admission Process

The GATE admission procedure begins with the uploading of an application form and ends with seat assignment following counselling. The following is a breakdown of the GATE 2022 Admissions procedure for candidates:

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GATE Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

You should know the latest GATE Notification 2022 for eligibility criteria before apply.

GATE Exam 2022 Educational Qualifications

  • Any Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology and those who are in the final year.
  • Any Bachelor’s degree holders in Architecture and those who are in the last year.
  • All Bachelor’s degree holders of Four-year program in Science (B.S.) and those who are in the final year of such programs.
  • All MSc/Ms/MCA degree holders in or equivalent and last year students.
  • Holders of Four-year Integrated Master’s degree (Post B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology and who are in the higher year.
  • All candidates of Five-year Integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology and who are appearing final years.
  • Holders of Five-year integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B.Sc./M.Sc. Degree and those who are in the last year of such programs.
  • Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE/ MHRD as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Candidates who have completed Section A of AMIE or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

Age Limits

There is NO AGE LIMIT to appear in GATE Exam

Nationality

Indian Citizens and Non-Indian Citizens can apply.

GATE Eligibility Criteria for International Students

GATE 2022 candidates from Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible to apply.

List of Eligible Qualifying Exams Based On GATE Notification 2022

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.

Degree 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 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 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

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 Application Form

IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE 2022 Application Form on September 2, 2021. Eligible applicants can fill up the GATE 2022 Application Form using the GOAPS portal by visiting the official website. Students can register for GATE 2022 by following the steps below:

You can take the following steps to accomplish the registration. They are-

GATE Enrolment Process

  • Registration – You can register through GOAPs, i.e. https://gate.iitd.ac.in. Fill all details like name, email id, and mobile number for registration and generate enrolment id.
  • You have to change the password for the future login. 
  • Filling of GATE Application Form – After registration, a completed application form will appear. Fill the application form correctly and choose the preferred exam centres.
  • Uploading Images – Now upload photograph, signature and category certificate (if applicable). 
  • Fee Payment – Pay application fees online through net banking/debit card/credit card. 
  • Application Form Submission – Now submit your application form. 
  • Download and printout the application form for future use.

Photograph And Signature Requirements For GATE 2022

The requirements of Photograph and Signature that are to be uploaded while filling up the online GATE application form are tabulated below:

 Particulars

Photograph

Signature

Description Passport size (3.5 cm width x 4.5 cm height) colour photograph taken after 1st August 2018 with a white background Signature in black or dark blue ink on white paper (2 cm height x 7 cm width)
Format JPEG JPEG
Maximum Size 480 x 640 pixels (0.3 Megapixel) 160 x 560 pixels
Minimum Size 240 x 320 pixels 80 x 280 pixels

Other Documents To Be Uploaded During GATE Registration

You will also have to upload scanned copies of the following documents while filling up the online application form:

  • Eligibility Certificate – Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute
  • Category Certificate in PDF (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate in PDF (if applicable)
  •  Dyslexia Certificate in PDF (if applicable)

GATE 2022 Application Fees

To appear GATE exam, you have to pay online fees. The structure of GATE application fees may vary according to the category of candidates and the location of the examination centre.

For Examination Centres in India Fees to be Paid (Rs.) During the Extended Period
Female candidates  750  1250
SC/ST/PwD* category candidates  750  1250
All other candidates  1500  2000
For Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates) Fees to be Paid During the Extended Period
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu US$ 50 US$ 70
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100 US$ 120

GATE Application Form 2022 Correction

You can even change or correct the information after submission of GATE Application. But you have to pay a fee for that. You can change certain information’s only.

They are,

  • Candidate’s name 
  • Date of Birth
  • Name of Parent
  • Country 
  • Parent’s Mobile Number
  • Correspondence Address
  • Qualifying Degree Details
  • Category/gender/PwD status/Dyslexia

GATE Application Form 2022 Correction Fees Based On GATE Notification 2022

For Candidates in India

For Candidates Outside India

Changes

Fee

Changes

Fee

Change request in exam city within India

Rs. 400

Exam city request outside India

Rs. 740

Change request in exam city outside India (Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu)

Rs. 3550

Exam city change request  from Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka & Kathmandu to Dubai or Singapore

Rs. 4290

Change request in exam city outside India (Dubai and Singapore)

Rs. 7100


GATE Application Form 2022 Status

You can check your form status any time. It also guides if the submitted application needs any correction or not. Hence, keep visiting the official site to check the status of your application.

The status will be displayed from one of the categories as below:

  • Received
  • Under Scrutiny
  • Accepted
  • Defect Status
  • Status after Rectification

Essential Information According To GATE Notification 2022

Here you can check the other essential imformation related GATE Exam Notification 2022.

If you are seriously preparing GATE exam, then you should be aware of the latest significant facts GATE notification 2022 in details.

  1. There are 24 Papers in GATE Exam. You can appear only in any ONE PAPER.
  2. GATE Exam is entirely online.
  3. The application process is also online. You have to fill online application from their site and upload required.
  4. GATE 2022 would be the first of the GATE exam with seats reserved for EWS (Economical Weaker Section) aspirants.
  5. As per the Central Government Amendments, 10% of seats in addition to the existing reservation would be reserved for EWS aspirants.
  6. No need to send application physically.
  7. You are not allowed to use any electronics in the examination hall.
  8. You can use the virtual gate calculator on the computer screen for calculation purpose.
  9. GATE Score Card is valid for Three Years from the date of result announcement.

GATE Exam 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of GATE 2022 will be released by IIT Bombay. The syllabus will consists of the subjects and topics that candidates will have to study to prepare for the exam. Since the syllabus of each paper is different, the candidates will have to check according to the discipline that they select.

You should be aware of GATE 2022 syllabus to understand the exam better.

GATE 2022 Papers & Paper Codes

GATE examination conducted in 25 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). A candidate can choose any one of the following listed subjects.

GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG
Architecture and Planning (New Pattern) AR
Biomedical Engineering BM
Biotechnology BT
Chemical Engineering CH
Chemistry CY
Civil Engineering CE
Computer Science and Information Technology CS
Ecology and Evolution EY
Electrical Engineering EE
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
Engineering Sciences XE
Environmental Science & Engineering ES
Geology and Geophysics GG
Geomatics Engineering (New Paper) GE
Humanities & Social Sciences XH
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Life Sciences XL
Mathematics MA
Mechanical Engineering ME
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Mining Engineering MN
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (New Paper) NM
Petroleum Engineering PE
Physics PH
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Statistics ST
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
 

XE and XL papers collectively represent the several papers of engineering and science. you have to choose any one of these below-listed subjects as one of your GATE paper.

*XE Paper Sections Code **XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Any two optional sections Any two optional sections
Fluid Mechanics B Biochemistry Q
Materials Science C Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Zoology T
Polymer Science and Engineering F Food Technology U
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H

Note: CE and ME papers: Examination may be conducted in multiple sessions. However, a candidate is allowed to appear in only ONE specified session.

GATE Exam Pattern 2022

GATE Exam question paper is of 100 marks consisting of 65 questions out of which 10 questions carrying 15 marks will be from General Aptitude.

The table below contains all the GATE Exam Paper Pattern related details, such as the sort of questions and the marking scheme, for students preparing for the exam:

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subjects (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

Number of 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 a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will be negative marking as well. 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

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Mark distribution for paper codes with AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, and XE are

  • Around 15 marks of Engineering Mathematics,
  • 15 marks of General Aptitudes 
  • 70 marks of the subject of the paper.

While mark distribution for paper code with AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, and XL are

  • 15 marks of General Aptitudes
  • 85 marks of the subject of the paper.

GATE 2022 Paper Combination Allowed

Candidates wishing to take the GATE Exam 2022 can look up the Paper Code and Paper Name for each paper in the table below. The table also shows their second option for a subject for their chosen programme.

Code of the First(Primary) Paper

Codes of Papers Allowed as Second Paper

AE

NM, XE

AG

ES, GE, XE, XL

AR

CE

BM

BT, EC, IN, XL

BT

BM, XL

CE

AE, AR, ES, GE, NM

CH

PE, XE

CS

EC, GE, MA, ST

CY

XL

EC

IN, PH, EE, CS, GE

EE

EC, IN

ES

AG, CE, GE

EY

XL

GE

CE, GG, ES, MN

GG

GE, MN, PE, PH

IN

EC, EE, PH

MA

CS, GE, PH, ST

ME

AE, CH, NM, PI, XE

MN

GE, GG, XE

MT

PH, XE

NM

AE, CE, XE

PE

CH, GG, XE

PH

EC, GE, GG, IN, MA, MT, ST, XE

PI

ME, MT, XE

ST

MA, PH

TF

XE

XE

AE, AG, CH, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, NM

XH

ST

XL

BM, BT, CY, EY

GATE Exam Centres 2022

GATE 2022 exam will be conducted at various cities across the country as well as abroad.  Six exam centres are located outside India, i.e. in Dubai, Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Singapore, and Kathmandu.

You are allowed to choose Three GATE Exam Centres. You should choose The first and second choice in the same zone. The third one can you can choose from any zone.

GATE 2022 exam will be conducted in selected cities & towns in India as well as in Six cities abroad.

Zone

No.

Zonal GATE Office Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns

 

1

IISc Bangalore Bengaluru – 560 012

Ananthapuramu, Angamaly, Bagalkot, Belagavi (Belgaum), Ballari (Bellary), Bengaluru South, Bengaluru North, Bidar, Chikkamagaluru, Davanagere, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli), Hyderabad, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kolar, Kozhikode, Kurnool, Malappuram, Mangaluru, Manipal, Mysuru (Mysore), Palakkad, Payyanur, Port Blair, Shivamogga (Shimoga), Thrissur, Tumakuru, Vatakara

2

IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai – 400 076 Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Anand, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Goa, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mehsana, Mumbai-Navi Mumbai-Thane, Nagpur, Nandad, Nashik, Pune, Rajkot, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Surat, Vadodara

3

IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016 Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Faridabad-Palwal, Greater NOIDA, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu-Samba, Jodhpur, Karnal, Kota, Mathura, New Delhi, Rohtak, Srinagar, Sikar, Udaipur, Ujjain

4

IIT Guwahati Guwahati – 781 039 Agartala, Aizawl, Asansol-Durgapur, Bokaro Steel City, Burdwan, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Imphal, Itanagar, Jorhat, Kalyani, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Shillong, Silchar, Siliguri, Tezpur

5

IIT Kanpur Kanpur – 208 016 Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

 

6

IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur – 721 302

Balasore, Berhampur (Odisha), Bhilai, Bhubaneswar, Bilaspur (CG),Cuttack, Eluru, Hooghly (WB), Jamshedpur, Kakinada (AP), Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Ranchi, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Srikaulam, Vizianagaram, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

 

7

 

IIT Madras Chennai – 600 036

Alappuzha, Aluva-Ernakulam, Attingal, Chengannur, Chennai South, Chennai West, Chirala, Chittoor, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Gudur, Guntur, Idukki, Kadapa, Kanjirapally, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Kollam, Kothamangalam, Kottayam, Madurai, Muvattupuzha, Namakkal, Nellore, Ongole, Pala, Puducherry, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli,

Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Warangal

8

IIT Roorkee Roorkee – 247 667 Ambala, Amritsar, Bathinda, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Haldwani, Hamirpur-Una (HP), Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Ludhiana, Meerut, Mohali- Chandigarh, Moradabad, NOIDA, Panipat, Pathankot, Patiala-Sangrur, Roorkee, Shimla-Solan, Sonepat, Yamunanagar
9 International GATE, IIT Delhi Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore

New GATE Exam Centers 2021

Authorities had added 11 new GATE exam centers in the year 2021. These newly added exam centers have been tabulated below:

Zones Exam Cities
IIT Bombay Akola (MH)
Dhule (MH)
Himatnagar (GJ)
Ichalkaranji (MH)
Latur (MH)
Palghar (MH)
Sangamner- Loni- Shirdi (MH)
IIT Kharagpur Baharampur- Murshidabad (WB)
Hazaribag (JH)
Machilipatnam (AP)
IIT Roorkee Kangra (HP)

International GATE Exam Centers 2022

GATE 2022 will not be conducted at any of the International GATE Exam Centers 2022. This is because of the currently prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, international students will be able to appear for GATE 2022 at cities in India.

Earlier, GATE exam was also conducted in various international countries such as Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, Nepal, and Singapore. The application fee also varied for candidates opting for international GATE exam centers. The section below covers the details about International GATE Exam Centers that were earlier used to conduct GATE exam for international applicants. 

  • Only a valid Passport/Government issued ID/College ID/Employee ID will be accepted as the recognized identification.
  • For foreign nationals, reservation categories (SC/ST/PWD/Women) are not applicable for concession in application fees.
  • The session timings of GATE International Test Centers as per their local time will be notified in advance.
  • GATE Registration for international applicants will remain the same as that of Indian candidates.
  • Candidates will be contacted only through their emails. For important information, they will be contacted through their mobile numbers.
International GATE Exam Centers Application Fee (in US$)
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, Kathmandu US$ 50
Dubai and Singapore US$ 100

Note: Indian nationals applying for international test centers will have to pay the fees according to the test city.

How to Choose GATE Exam Centers 2022?

Candidates must select GATE Exam Centers 2022 from the given list while filling GATE 2022 Application Form. Not more than three examination centers can be selected by candidates during the application process. Some of the most important points regarding GATE Exam Centers 2022 and the process to select those centers are mentioned below n details-

  • The first and second exam centers must be from the same GATE zone. 
  • The third choice of GATE Exam Center can be from any zone.
  • After filling in all the details, candidates have the option to select the GATE exam center.
  • They will have to select the exam center from the given list of cities.
  • Candidates can select any one of the centers, keeping in mind their nearest cities as per their convenience.
  • Allotment of the examination centers will be done on a first-apply-first-allotment basis.
  • After selecting the exam centers, complete all the required details, and make payment.
  • Candidates who register successfully will be able to download their GATE 2022 admit card which includes details on the allotted exam center along with the date and time of the exam. 

Note that due to operational constraints, the GATE committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one. It can allot a city that may not be included in the choices of the candidates. Whichever center is allotted to the candidate, will be mentioned in the GATE Admit card along with the center details. 

How to Change GATE Exam Center 2022?

In the GATE 2022 Application Form, candidates can change their exam city by sending a request to the exam conducting authorities. Only through the official website of GOAPS, the request will be sent. Registered candidates who want to change the name of the exam city, must pay an amount as the additional fee to complete the entire process.

All the candidates are required to clearly state the reason to the authority why they want to change the exam center.

  • Only through the online mode, the additional fee payment will be accepted.
  • All the candidates need to pay the fee for an amount of INR 400 against each change in GATE 2022 application form.

GATE 2022 Preparation Tips

The purpose of the GATE exam is to check the knowledge and perception of undergraduate students in various core topics of engineering and science. This exam is popular because it is the gateway to the postgraduate program and outstanding jobs.

If you are a aspirant and want to enjoy all the benefits of the GATE exam, then here are some GATE 2022 Preparation Tips that can help you in your journey.

  • Know Your Syllabus: Before proceeding with the exam preparations, you need to check the GATE syllabus of your respective disciplines. Learning the syllabus in detail will help you make a solid preparation plan. 
  • Know About The Exam Pattern: Knowing the exam pattern is a crucial part that can help you later in the examination and preparation. 
  • Make a Solid Study Plan: After analyzing the exam pattern and the syllabus of your core subject, you can proceed with designing the study plan. This study plan will help you organize the schedule and topics for you, and it will become easier for you to complete the study material.
  • Start The Preparation Early: It is recommended to begin the study for this exam as early as possible because it will provide you enough time to understand the topics and revise regularly. 
  • Solve Multiple Question Papers & Mock Tests: After solving multiple question papers & Mock Test Series, you will be able to boost your time management skills For GATE.

GATE Books 2022

Check the best books for GATE exam preparation here. The aspiring candidates are looking for GATE 2022 that have the important topics covered effectively to study them without any constraint. The GATE exam is one of the competitive exams that have a vast syllabus and hundreds of topics in each branch.

Here you can check list of few books for GATE 2022

GATE ME Books

Topics

GATE Book Name

Heat Transfer

Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer by R.C. Sachdeva

Machine Design

Design of Machine Elements by V Bhandari

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics by B. S. Grewal

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management by O. P. Khanna

Thermal Science

Engineering Thermodynamics by P.K. Nag

GATE CE Books

Engineering Mathematics

Higher Engineering Mathematics (Edition 43) by

B.S. Grewal

Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials (Edition 2) by

U.C Jindal

Design Of Steel Structures

Design Of Steel Structures (Edition 3) by

S.K Duggal

Highway Engineering

Highway Engineering by S.K.Khanna, C.E.G.Justo

Structural Analysis

Basic Structural Analysis (Edition 3) by

C.S.Reddy

Engineering Hydrology

Engineering Hydrology (Edition 4) by

K Subramanya

Irrigation Engineering

Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures (Edition 1) by S K Garg

GATE EE Books

Power Electronics

Power Electronics (Edition 5) by P.S.Bimbhra

Control Systems

Control Systems Engineering (Edition 5) by I.J.Nagrath, M. Gopal

Electrical Machines

Electrical Machinery (Edition 7) by P. S. Bimbhra

Electromagnetic Fields

Engineering Electromagnetics (Edition 8) by William H Hayt, John A Buck

GATE CSE Books

Computer Networks

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (Edition 6) by James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross

Databases

Database System Concepts (Edition 6) by Silberschatz, Sudarshan, Korth

Algorithms

Introduction to Algorithms (Edition 3) by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein

Digital Logic

Digital Logic & Computer Design (Edition 1) by M. Morris Mano

GATE ECE Books

Analog Circuits

Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications (Edition 6) by Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith

Signals & Systems

Signals & Systems (Edition 2) by Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab

Electromagnetics

Principles of Electromagnetics (Edition 4) by Mathew N.O. Sadiku

Control Systems

Automatic Control Systems (Edition 9) by Benjamin C. Kuo

GATE Previous Year Question Papers

Solving the previous years’ GATE question papers is very helpful in understanding the difficulty level of the exam, type of questions asked in the exam, weightage of chapters, and much more.

All the candidates are advised to solve at least one question paper daily as it will also help you to work upon maintaining a good speed while answering the questions.

GATE Mock Test Series 2022

To ace your GATE preparation, you can practice official online GATE Mock Test Series. Authorities will only approve the GATE 2022 test mock in online mode. The GATE 2022 test mock will be a simulation of the actual quiz. The GATE 2022 test mock stimulates the actual test. The GATE online test helps candidates prepare for GATE 2022.

GATE 2022 Admit Card

You have to download the GATE admit card from the GATE website according to GATE Notification 2022. GATE authorities will not be sent to the candidate by post/email.

  • The Admit Card will be available ONLY on GOAPS website according to GATE Notification 2022.
  • You have to download his/her Admit Card from this website.
  • You should carry a print-out of the downloaded Admit Card to the exam for verification along with the original and valid photo Identity Document.

Click Here to check details about GATE 2022 Admit Card

GATE Answer Key 2022

IIT Kharagpur will release the GATE 2022 answer key in pdf format. You will be able to raise objections against the answer key of GATE 2022 within the specified period. Note that the payment of Rs. 500 (per question) has to be made by GATE candidates for challenging GATE answer key 2022.

How to Download GATE Answer Key 2022?

In order to download GATE answer key 2022, candidates will have to follow below-given steps:

  • Visit the website
  • Click on the ‘answer key’ link
  • The GATE question papers and answer keys will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the answer key and corresponding questions paper. It will be downloaded in PDF format only.

GATE 2022 Result

GATE 2022 results will be announced on the official website by the appropriate authorities at IIT Kharagpur. To view the GATE result 2022, candidates must login with their enrolment ID/email and password. You can download the result by following steps as below:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Go to the results page and click on GATE 2022 Result.
  • GOAPS portal for GATE would appear.
  • Fill in the login details on the portal.
  • Click on the submit tab.
  • From the GOAPS dashboard, you have to click on the results section.
  • Your GATE Result will be displayed on the screen.

Every year before the declaration of result, GATE authority releases the answer key. You can cross-check with the questions you have attended.

GATE Rank V/s Institute

Name of the Institute

Minimum GATE 2021 rank for admission

IISc Bangalore

Less than or equal to 100

IIT Bombay

Less than or equal to 100

In some of the courses less than or equal to 600

IIT Kharagpur

Less than or equal to 600

IIT Hyderabad

Less than or equal to 1500

GATE Cut Off 2022

GATE 2022 cutoff will consist of the qualifying marks that you have to secure to have higher chances of admission. You should note that the cutoff of each GATE 2022 paper will be different.

GATE 2022 cut-off mark will depend on various parameters. These parameters include:

  • The number of candidates appearing in the exam.
  • Number of seats up for taking
  • The difficulty level of the paper
  • Any other unique factor (Like error in specific questions)

Here you can check the previous year cut off marks.

GATE 2021 Qualifying Cutoff (Official)

Paper Name

Paper Code

Qualifying Marks

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Life Sciences

XL

31.7

28.5

21.1

Civil Engineering

CE

32.9

29.6

21.9

Electrical Engineering

EE

33.4

30.0

22.2

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

28.5

25.6

19.0

Mechanical Engineering

ME

34.0

30.6

22.6

Petroleum Engineering

PE

39.8

35.8

26.5

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

28.8

25.9

19.2

Chemical Engineering

CH

35.7

32.1

23.8

Chemistry

CY

26.7

24.0

17.8

Biotechnology

BT

30.7

27.6

20.4

Engineering Sciences Minor

XE

26.0

23.4

17.3

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

37.1

33.3

24.7

Aerospace Engineering

AE

27.2

24.4

18.1

Agricultural Engineering

AG

26.3

23.6

17.5

Architecture and Planning

AR

34.8

31.3

23.2

Ecology and Evolution

EY

42.2

37.9

28.1

Geology

GG

38.4

34.5

25.6

Geophysics

GG

51.9

46.7

34.6

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

34.6

31.1

23.0

Mathematics

MA

25

22.5

16.7

Mining Engineering

MN

32.7

29.4

21.8

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

49.2

44.2

32.8

Physics

PH

37.2

33.4

24.8

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

36.6

32.9

24.4

Statistics

ST

25

22.5

16.6

Biomedical Engineering

BM

25.0

22.5

16.6

GATE 2019 Qualifying Cutoff

S. No

Paper Name

Paper Code

Qualifying Marks

General

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

1

Life Sciences

XL

36.7

33

24.5

2

Civil Engineering

CE

28.2

25.4

18.8

3

Electrical Engineering

EE

39.6

35.6

26.4

4

Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

29.5

26.6

19.7

5

Mechanical Engineering

ME

34.1

30.7

22.7

6

Petroleum Engineering

PE

49.9

44.9

33.3

7

Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

26.7

24

17.8

8

Chemical Engineering

CH

34.8

31.3

23.2

9

Chemistry

CY

32

28.8

21.3

10

Biotechnology

BT

35.9

32.3

23.9

11

Engineering Sciences

XE

26.7

24

17.8

12

Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

40.1

36.1

26.7

13

Aerospace Engineering

AE

33.5

30.2

22.3

14

Agricultural Engineering

AG

28.3

25.5

18.9

15

Architecture and Planning

AR

41

36.9

27.3

16

Ecology and Evolution

EY

37.1

33.4

24.7

17

Geology and Geophysics

GG

44.5

40.1

29.7

18

Instrumentation Engineering

IN

31.9

28.7

21.3

19

Mathematics

MA

25

22.5

16.7

20

Mining Engineering

MN

31.5

28.4

21

21

Metallurgical Engineering

MT

53.5

48.1

35.7

22

Physics

PH

25.2

22.7

16.8

23

Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

32.2

29

21.5

24

Statistics

ST

32.5

29.2

21.7

Career Scope After Qualifying GATE Exam 2022

With a better GATE score, you can choose the most suitable option from a wide range of roads to travel to his final career destination:

  • M.Tech/M.S./ M.E. – You can do post-graduation from reputed institutions. You will also get 12,400/- per month in the form of UGC scholarship. After completion, of course, you can apply for Govt and private jobs, respectively.
  • Jobs in PSU’s – You can get a reputed position in PSU’s, i.e. IOCL, NTPC, BHEL, PGCIL, BARC etc. based on GATE Score. Check: PSU Recruitment Through GATE
  • Teaching: Professor, Asst. Professor at IITs, NITs, reputed educational institutes etc.
  • Junior Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow: ISRO, DRDO, BARC, CSIR, IITs etc.
  • Many well-known private firms also shortlist candidates for personal interview based on the GATE score. 

GATE Exam 2022 Counselling Process

The GATE 2022 counselling process is expected to start on April 2022. Candidates qualifying the exam would be issued call letter for counselling. The scorecard will also get released post the declaration of GATE 2022 results.

At the time of counselling, candidates would be required to carry the following documents:

  • Class 10th certificate and mark sheet
  • Class 12th certificate and mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet of all the semester
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • EWS Certificate (if applicable)
  • GATE Admit Card
  • Valid Photo ID
  • GATE Scorecard
  • College leaving certificate issued by the college
  • Passport size photograph of the candidate.

GATE 2022 Paper Analysis

GATE 2022 is set to be conducted on February 5, 6, 13 & 14 for 29 subjects. The detailed analysis for all papers will be available on this page. Every year, Mechanical Engineering, CSE, ECE, EE and Civil Engineering have the maximum number of takers.

For the year 2022, almost 8 lakh candidates are going to appear for the entrance exam. Aspirants can check the previous years’ GATE paper analysis on this page to have a tentative idea of expected difficulty level of 2022 exam. 

Now you have complete information on GATE Notification 2022. You have to prepare for the exam seriously with the Best GATE Study Materials.

FAQs on GATE 2022 Exam Notification

Here you can check important FAQs on GATE 2022 Exam Notification.

What is the full form of GATE?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an acronym for GATE.

Who is the organizing IIT for GATE 2022?

GATE exam 2022 will be administered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.

What is the purpose of the GATE exam?

The GATE 2022 exam is held by the authorities for PG admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs, and other participating institutes. It’s a kind of screening exam.

Who is eligible for GATE 2022?

Along with the official notification, the authorities must specify the GATE eligibility requirements for 2022. Citizens of India who are in their last year or have completed a bachelor’s degree are generally eligible for GATE 2022. The authorities specify the numerous papers and their respective bachelor’s degrees.

How many papers are there in the GATE exam?

There will be 29 papers in the GATE 2022 exam.

What is the maximum age limit for applying for GATE Exam 2022?

There is no upper age limit for GATE 2022 candidates. You will be allowed to take the exam if you meet all of the eligibility criteria.

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