GATE 2022 Notification | GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria, Exam pattern & Syllabus


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology included IITs at Roorkee, Bombay, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Madras, Delhi on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB) – Gate, Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, Government of India.

Gratitude Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is now conducted by Computer Based Test (CBT). If you are preparing for Gate Exam 2022 then Gate exam 2022 is conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

Qualifying in Gate is mandatory for the people who want to take admission in:

1. Master’s programs and Doctor programs in Technology/Engineering/Architecture.

2. Doctor program in branches of arts and science with supported by institutions by the Ministry of Education (Moe) and other government agencies.

3. Many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) also using Gate score card in the requirement process and several other institutes of India and for abroad study it is used.

4. Gate 2022 scorecard valid for three years from the date of announcement of Gate Results.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is basically a national examination of the understanding of candidates in various undergraduate subjects, postgraduate level subjects in Science, Commerce, and Arts, Engineering/Technology/Architecture. The organizing Institute for Gate 2022 is Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur(IITK).

Scholarship for Postgraduate Programs:

1. If you want a scholarship by Government then the candidate must first secure admission to the central Government-supported institutes vary from institute to institute.


GATE 2022 Eligible criteria and overview:

Exam name

Gratitude Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Mainly known as


Conducting Institute

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITK).


Mode of Examination

Online Mode

Mode of Test

Computer Based Test

Exam Duration

3 hours(180 minutes)

Age Limit

There is no age limit to appear Gate Exam.

No of Gate Papers

29 (Two subjects newly added)

Total  number of questions in each paper


Total marks of GATE PAPER Examination


Validity of Gate Score Card

3 Years

No of the Test Given By students

Approx 8 to 9 Lakh Students

GATE 2022 Eligible Criteria:

Gate 2022 is conducted by IIT Kharagpur. These are the following requirement in the Gate exam to follow:

1.  Age Limit – There is no age limit for appearing GATE Exam many times.

2.  Nationality – Gate 2022 candidate should be a citizen of India. Candidates from another country can apply for GATE Exam if they meet the Eligibility Criteria.

3.  Qualification / Degree – Candidates should be in his/her 3rd year or last year of his college degree. You should be in the course of B.E. / B.Tech or any other Science stream related filed.


Eligible Criteria for GATE 2022:

Program & Degree

Qualify degree and Examination

Eligible candidates

Year of Completion



Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Technology( 4 years after 10 std + 12 std  or 3 Years after B.S.c. / Diploma in Enginnering/ Technology .

Those who is in his 3rd year or higher grade or already completed those students are eligible.

In 2023


Bachelor’s Degree of Architecture(B.Arch5 years course duration)  / Planning (4 years course duration) / Naval Architecture(4 years course duration) .

Those who are in their 3rd year or higher grade or already completed those students are eligible.

In 2024 (for 5 year program), 2023 (for 4 year program).

B.S.c  (Reasearch) / B.S.

Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post Diploma / 4 years after 10 std+12std).

Those who is in his 3rd year or higher grade or already completed those students are eligible.

In 2023

Pharm.D ( After 10+2)

6 Years of Degree Program with including Internship or residency training, during 3rd year on wards.

Those who are in his 3rd  /4th / 5th / 6th a year or already completed those students are eligible.

In 2025


Degree Holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in his his 5th / 6th / 7th or higher semester of Programme.

Those who are in his 5th / 6th / 7th or higher semester or already completed those students are eligible

In 2023



M.S.c. / MCA / M.A or any other equivalent degrees

Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Arts/Statistics/Mathematics/ Computer Application or similar degree like Computer Application.

Those who are in their 1st year or a higher year or already completed

In 2023

Int. M.E. /M.Tech. (Post B.S.c)

Post B.S.c Integrated Master’s Degree program in Engineering/Technology(4 Year program).

Those who is in  his 1st /2nd / 3rd /4th year or already completed

In 2025

Int. M.E. / M.Tech. or dual degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree program or A dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program)


Those who are in  his 1st /3nd / 4rd /5h year or already completed

In 2024

B.S.c / B.Com /B.A / .

Bachelor’s Degree in any stream like(science, commerce, arts) with 3 years programme.

Those who are in his 3rd year or already completed those students are eligible.

In  2022

Int. B.S. / M.S. / Int. M.S.c .

Integrated B.S. M.S. Programme for 5 years or Integrated M.S.c.

Those who are in his 3rd year or higher grade or already completed those students are eligible.

In 2023

Professional Courses Examinations (similar to B.Tech. / B.E. / B.Arch.) / B.E. / B.Arch. or equivalent course or degrees of Professional socities by MoE / UPSC / AICTE

Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses or degrees.


Gate 2022 Registration:

IIT Kharagpur is expected to release the GATE 2022 Application form in August 2021. The application form is filled by Online Mode.

Candidates  who are willing  to give GATE Exam 2022, they will have to provide their Personal Academic results to fill the Gate Application Form.  Candidate should also have to upload their Signature, Photograph, and Category Certificate (For reserved Categories students).


Gate Application Fees:


Application Fee

Application Fee If Date get Exended

Male Category, General, OBC and Others



Women, SC/ST/PwD and All Categories



Students choosing Addis Ababa, Dhaka, and Kathmandu, Colombo  as exam centres

US$ 50

US$ 70

Students choosing Singapore and Dubai as exam centres

US$ 100

US$ 120

Gate 2022 Papers and their Corresponding Codes:

Gate Paper


Gate Paper


Aerospace Engineering


Agricultural Engineering


Architecture and Planning


Bio-medical Engineering




Civil Engineering


Chemical Engineering


Computer Science and Information Technology




Electronics and Communication Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Environmental Science & Engineering


Ecology and Evolution


Geology and Geophysics


Instrumentation Engineering




Mechanical Engineering


Mining Engineering


Metallurgical Engineering


Petroleum Engineering




Production and Industrial Engineering




Textile Engineering and Fibre Science


Engineering Sciences


Humanities & Social Sciences


Life Sciences





GATE EXAM Date 2022:


Tentative Dates

Release of Gate Notification by 2022 from IIT Kharagpur

By August 2021

Gate 2022 Registration Commencement

By September 2021

GATE Registration 2022 Last Date to Fill a form

By October 2021

Last Date of submission of form by Gate 2022 Aspirants those who had registered (with fee of 500 rupees)

By October 2021

Last date to check and correct the errors in the form

By October 2021

GATE 2022 Application form correction date

By October or November 2021

Last Date to change the Gate exam Paper, category and city

By November 2021

Release of the GATE Mock tests

By November 2021

Gate application correction 2 (Name, contact, DOB, University or Degree)

By November 2021

GATE 2022 Admit card release Date

By January 2022

GATE EXAM Date 2022

First and second Saturday OR Sunday of February 2022 (Expected)

Release of GATE Sheets

By February 2022

Available of GATE 2022 Question Paper

By February 2022

Gate Answer Key Release Date

By February 2022

Challenging of Answer Key

By March 2022

Released of Final Answer Key

By March 2022

GATE 2022 RESULT Declaration Date

By March 2022

Available of Scorecard

By March 2022

GATE EXAM Pattern 2022:



Examination Mode

CBT(Comuter Based Test) Online

No. of Papers in Gate 2022

29 Papers

Total duration

3 Hours


1.     Candidate Selected Subject.

2.     General Aptitude.

Types of Questions

1.     Multiple Select Questions.

2.     Multiple Choice Questions.

3.     Numerical Answer Type Questions

Design of Questions

The Questions are in this Format:

·       Comprehension

·       Analysis

·       Application

·       Synthesis

·       Recall

No. Of Questions

65 Questions including 10 Questions are General Aptitude

Total Marks

100 Marks of Paper

Marking Scheme

All of the questions will be one or two mark


·        A candidate who is currently in the 3rd year, the final year of the Degree, and Passout candidate are also eligible.

·        There is no age limit.


·        GATE 2021 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

·        GATE Score is valid for three years

·        All the Registration processes will be made online

·        The test will be conducted online for all streams.

·        No Scientific calculators will be allowed.

·        The test will have a Numerical answer questions, Multiple Choice questions, and Multiple select Questions.



Notification Here

Apply Online (Link will be Live on 30th Aug. 2021)

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