GATE 2022 Notification: Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus

GATE 2022 Notification: Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus For Gate 2022 Exam DetailsIIT Kharagpur is arranging the GATE 2022 And Notifications Has been Released (Kharagpur) (Indian Institute of Technology) Exams on 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th February 2022 in an online mode for 24 papers. The gate 2022 is a national level examination for postgraduates who aspire to take admissions into M.Tech/M.E as well as Ph.D. programmes at IISc, IITs, NITs, GFTIS and various more Universities and colleges in India. Seven IITs and IISc Bangalore jointly conduct the gate exam on behalf of NCB (National Coordination Board) – GATE.

GATE 2022 Notification: Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus Etc

Candidates can select only a single GATE paper for examination. The scorecard of the gate exam has a validity period of total three years from the announcement date of gate results for admission in M.Tech. Gate score can also be used in the recruitment process of PSUs who offer interviews depending upon gate score.

On Aug 3, 2021, the official notification released for Gate-2022. The Gate 2022 Application form will be available as of August 30, 2021. The exam is going to be conducted across six major cities abroad and in 200 cities across India. The ranks and scores of the students in the Gate-2022 solely depend upon the performance of candidates in the exam. As there is no common counseling process, the candidates can apply through CCMT for NITs and GATE COAP for IITs.

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Gate 2019 Notification, Registration Form, Exam Date

Read the full article for all details about Gate 2019, notification, registration, application form, exam dates as well as other details.

GATE 2022 Exam overview

Examination Name GATE- 2022 Graduate aptitude test in Engineering
Institute conducting IIT, Kharagpur
Purpose of the exam Admission into M.Tech or M.E or Ph.D. or recruitment in PSU
Application Mode Online
Mode of examination Online
Gate 2022 Exam Date 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th February 2022
Administered by Jointly conducted by seven IITs and IISc Bangalore
Exam duration 180 minutes
Examination frequency Annual
Total number of papers 29
Number of questions 65
Total marks 100
Score Validity 3 years
Average candidates applying for GATE About 9 lakhs
Official website for Gate-2022

What’s new In Gate 2022?

In GATE-2022 a new paper is introduced which is “Statistics.” The paper code is “ST.” The candidates can apply online even after the last date of applying for an extended period. The candidates will have to pay a late fee of Rs.500 if candidates apply after Oct , 2022 . Candidates that are appearing the GATE-2022 at foreign centers will have to pay USD 20 as late fee.

GATE 2022 registration

The first step for candidates aiming to appear Gate-2022 is registration. They can do the registration through GOAPS for gate-2022. There are some details to be submitted including name, mobile number, and valid email id. The candidates will get a generated enrollment number after registering. And also for log-in in future, the candidates have to provide a password. After registration, the candidates will move on to the application form filling process.

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Application form for GATE-2022

The IIT Kharagpur releases the application form for GATE-2022 on July 30, 2022. The registration and application form filling process can be done through GOAPS or GATE online application processing system. August 30, 2022, is the final date for submitting the application form. But the candidates can still apply after September 24, 2021, till October , 2021, by depositing a late fee.

The below steps can be followed by candidates for applying for GATE-2022.

  • Registration –

The first step is registration whose details are mentioned above.

  • Filling the application form –

The next step for the candidates is to fill the application form. The candidates have to give in some personal info, contact, academic, valid photo id and college info. The applicants will also have to select the GATE paper as well as suitable exam centers. The candidates can choose three cities as exam centers. The candidates will also have to fill an id number from any of the following id proofs like Aadhaar card, college id, employee id, driving license, passport, voter id or pan card.

  • Image upload –

The candidates will have to upload scanned images of photograph, category certificate, signature, dyslexia certificate and certificate of qualifying degree according to authority mentioned specification. It is to be noted that the category certificate and dyslexia certificate are only to be uploaded only if applicable.

The scanned image of the photograph should not more than the size 480×640 pixels and should not be less than 240×320 pixels, and the dimension should be 3.5cmx4.5cm. The scanned image of the signature should not be more than 160x 560 pixels and should be less than 80×280 pixels, and the dimension should be 2cmx7cm.

  • Payment –

After that, the candidates will have to do the payment online that is through net banking or credit card or debit card. The fee is non-transferable and non-refundable.

  • Application form submission –

After following all the above processes and completing them correctly the candidates can submit the filled application form. There is no need for candidates to send a hardcopy to officials; however, keeping a print copy of the application form for future references is wise.
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GATE-2022 Important Dates Related to the exam date

Event Name  Event Date
Application form opening of GATE-2022 August 30, 2021
Last date for application submission September 24, 2021
Last date for submission with late fee October 1, 2021
Last date for change of examination city November 12, 2021
The release of mock test
Download of admit card starts January 3, 2021
GATE-2019 test February 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2022
The release of answer key Few days after the exam
Results announcement March 17, 2022
The release of scorecard
Start of counseling From April 1st week

GATE-2019 Application Fee Structure 

Category Application fees before or on September 24, 2021 Application fees for the extended period till October 1, 2021
Category- Male (general or OBC) and others Rs.1500 Rs.2000
SC or PwD or ST and women of all categories Rs.750 Rs.1250
International students of Singapore and Dubai $100 USD $120 USD
International students including Addis, Colombo, Ababa, Kathmandu and Dhaka $50 USD $70 USD

Application correction for GATE-2022

The application correction may be allowed by IIT Kharagpur from 12th November 2021. This will allow the registered candidates to change some of the information submitted earlier. First, the applicants will have to be logged in to their GOAPS account. The candidates have to pay some money for making changes in the application form. It is to be noted that all details won’t be available for changing or correction so the candidates should fill up the GATE-2019 application form correctly in the first try only.

Exam centers for GATE-2022

Candidates will be asked to fill up three cities as exam centers. There are a total of 8 zonal centers announced by IIT Kharagpur which include:

  • IISc Bangalore
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Roorkee

Eligibility criteria for GATE-2022

Before applying for gate-2019, the candidates should first check the eligibility criteria for GATE-2022.

Age criteria- For GATE-2022 there is no age limit for applying.

Nationality- Indian national as well as foreign national candidates are eligible for applying.

Criteria for qualification

Qualification Description Eligible candidates Year of passing
BE or B.Tech or B.Pharm Bachelor degree holder of 4 years in technology or engineering after 10+2


Bachelor degree holder of 3 years in diploma in technology or engineering after B.Sc

Already completed or in the final year 2021
B.S or B.Sc (research) Bachelor degree of 4 years in science after 10+2


bachelor degree in science after diploma

Already completed or in the final year 2021
B.Arch Bachelor degree holder of 5 years in Architecture Already completed or in the final year 2021
M.Sc/MCA/MA or equivalent Master degree in any stream of science or statistics or mathematics or computer applications or equivalent Already completed or in the final year 2021
Integrated M.Tech or ME or post-B.Sc Post B.Sc master degree of 4 years in technology or engineering programme Already completed or in 2nd or 3rd or 4th year. 2021
Integrated BS-MS or M.Sc 5 years of integrated BS-MS programme or integrated M.Sc Already completed or in the final year 2021
Dual degree or integrated M.Tech or M.E Dual degree or integrated master degree programme of 5 years in technology or engineering Already completed or in 4th or 5th year. 2021
Professional society exams Equivalent exams of B.Tech or BE or B.Arch arranged by professional societies recognized by UPSC or MHRD or AICTE Section A completed or equivalent NA

GATE 2022- Exam Pattern

The candidates should follow the below-mentioned information to get well recognizable with the GATE-2022 exam pattern. This can help the candidates about the duration, mode of exam, question nature and, more.

  • The mode of gate-2022 is an online or computer-based exam.
  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • Total numbers of papers in the GATE-2022 are 29 papers.
  • The GATE-2022 has 2 sections: one is GA or general aptitude and another is candidate selected subject.
  • The natures of questions in GATE-2022 are of two types which are MCQ and NAT.
  • The question paper consists of a total of 65 questions in which 10 questions are based on General Aptitude.
  • The questions in the GATE-2022 are designed mainly to test abilities like recall, application, comprehension, analysis, and synthesis.
  • The question distribution except for AR, EY, CY, GG, PH, MA, and XL: 15 marks for engineering mathematics, for general aptitude 15 marks and 70 marks for technical questions.
  • The total marks for GATE-2022 is 100.
  • Each question can be worth one or two marks.
  • For each wrong answer of one mark questions, will be deducted 1/3 marks and for 2 mark questions, ½ marks will be deducted.

Syllabus for GATE 2022

The syllabus for each paper of GATE-2022 will be released by the authority conducting the exam in a PDF format. The syllabuses are:

  • GA or general aptitude- Numerical ability and verbal ability.
  • AE or aerospace engineering- engineering mathematics, space dynamics, flight mechanics, aerodynamics, propulsion, structures.
  • AR or planning and architecture – architecture and design, construction and management, building materials, structure, and building. Environmental design and planning etc.
  • AG or agricultural engineering- engineering mathematics, farm power, farm machinery, water and soil conservation engineering, drainage and irrigation engineering, etc.
  • BT or biotechnology- engineering mathematics, recombinant DNA tech, general biotechnology, animal and plant biotechnology, etc.
  • CH or chemical engineering- engineering mathematics, thermodynamics and process calculation, mechanical operations and fluid mechanics, etc.
  • CE or civil engineering- engineering mathematics, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, etc.
  • CS or Information technology and computer science – engineering mathematics, computer organization and architecture, digital logic, data structures and programming etc.
  • CY or chemistry- physical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry.
  • EE or electrical engineering- engineering mathematics, electromagnetic fields, electric circuits, signals, and systems etc.
  • EC or electrical and communication engineering- engineering mathematics, signals and systems, networks, electronic devices, digital circuits, analog circuits etc.
  • EY or ecology or evolution- ecology, behavioral ecology, mathematics and quantitative ecology etc.
  • IN or Instrumentation engineering- engineering mathematics, signals and systems, electrical circuits, control systems etc.
  • GG or geophysics and geology – common section including earth and planetary system, soil and weathering formation etc, geology and geophysics.
  • ME or mechanical engineering-engineering mathematics, fluid mechanics, applied mechanics, and design etc.
  • MA or mathematics- linear algebra, real analysis, complex analysis, algebra, numerical analysis, functional analysis etc.
  • MT or metallurgical engineering- engineering mathematics, extractive metallurgy, thermodynamics and rate processes etc.
  • MN or mining engineering- engineering mathematics, geomechanics and ground control, mine surveying and development etc.
  • PE or petroleum engineering- linear algebra, oil and gas well testing, petroleum formation evaluation.

2022 GATE Cut-off

The GATE-2022 cut off marks will be announced by conducting authorities after the process of result announcement for admission. According to papers, the cut off will be published. The cut off varies depending upon the category of the candidate applying for GATE-2022.

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