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GATE 2022 Exam Dates and Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2022 Exam Dates and Eligibility Criteria: (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national examination conducted jointly by the IISc Bangalore and seven other IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)

GATE 2022 examination will be conducted on the first week of February 2022 by IIT Kharagpur

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission to Master programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering / Technology / Architecture.

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GATE 2022 Important Dates

ActivityDate
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website OpensFirst Week of September 2021
Closing date of REGULAR online registration/application portalFirst Week of October 2021
End of the EXTENDED period for online registration/application
(with additional late fee of  500)
 Second Week of October 2021
Last date of Intimation to Registered Candidates after FIRST Round of Scrutiny by Zonal OfficeLast Week of October 2021
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper
(Change of City is FREE and extra  500 for Category and Paper change)
Last Week of October 2021
Last Date for change of Category, City & Exam PaperSecond Week of November 2021
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to make FINAL CORRECTIONS (ONE TIME) in Application Form
(i) Contact Address, University/College Name, and/or Degree Nomenclature is FREE OF COST.
(ii) Correction fees  500 for Name and/or Date of Birth
Second Week of November 2021
Last Date for correction(s) in Application FormThird Week of November 2021
Last and Final Chance for City Correction in Application FormSecond Week of December 2021
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Portal
(for download and printing)
First Week of January 2022
Miscellaneous Activities*First Week of February 2022
GATE 2022 ExaminationFirst Week of February 2022
Announcement of results in the Online Application PortalThird Week of March 2022

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Degree/ProgramQualifying Degree/ExaminationDescription of Eligible CandidatesExpected 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 grade or already completed2022
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 grade or already completed2023 (for 5-year program), 2022 (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 grade or already completed2022
Pharm. D. (after 10+2)6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwardsCurrently in the 3rd/4th/5th/6th year or already completed2024
M.B.B.S.Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the 5 th/6th/7th semester or higher semester of such programme.5 th, 6th, 7th or higher semester or already completed2022
M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Arts/Science/Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the first year or higher or already Completed2022
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 completed2024
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program)program in Engineering/Technology (5-yearCurrently in the 3rd/4th/5th   year or already completed2023
B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.Bachelor degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 years program)Currently in the 3rd year or already completed2021
Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.S.-M.S. programCurrently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed2022
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch.)B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations ofProfessional 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 coursesNA

GATE 2022 Pattern of Examination

ParticularsDetails
Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
Number of Subjects (Papers)27
SectionsGeneral Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject
Type of Questions“1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ);
2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or ;
3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions”
Questions test these abilities“Recall;
Comprehension;
Application;
Analysis and 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 SchemeAll of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks

Changes in GATE 2022 gives various options in the selection of subjects with two new subject are introduced this year changes that benefit to most of the students and moreover 3rd-year students can also apply for GATE 2022. As GATE score is valid for 3 Years from the date of the result announcement.

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