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GATE 2024

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Results Date
16th Mar 2024

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New Update About GATE 2024

IIM Lucknow has revised CAT Admit Card 2023 release date. CAT Admit Card will now be released on 7 November 2023 @iimcat.ac.in. The release date of CAT Admit Card was previously set to be 25 October. Candidates will be able to download their respective CAT Admit Cards until the exam day by using their CAT login ID and password. The CAT 2023 Exam will be held on November 26 at approximately 400 test centres across 150 cities. The exam will be divided into three slots and will last two hours. Candidates will be able to take the test at the centre only if they bring a hard copy of their CAT 2023 Admit Card.

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Latest Updates:  GATE COAP Round 2 Seat Allotment

IIT Kanpur has released GATE Exam Date 2023 and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 4, 5, 11, and 12 February 2023. The registration date of the exam haven't been released yet and we can expect IIT Kanpur to release the GATE Registration Dates very soon as the exam dates are out. The application window of the exam is likely to open in the first week of September 2022. 

IIT Kanpur will conduct GATE 2023 and the official notifications related to the GATE Exam 2023 will be released soon on the official website. The notification is likely to be released in September 2022 along with the official brochure and other details such as GATE 2023 Exam Date, GATE 2023 Registration Process, GATE 2023 Eligibility, GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria. 

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all India Examination for admission to various post graduate engineering courses. GATE Exam is conducted in conjunction by IITs such as IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee along with Indian Institute for Science, Bangalore (IISC Bangalore). These authorities conduct GATE Exam on a rotational basis and on behalf of the NCB i.e. the National Coordination Board, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource & Development (MHRD), Government of India. 

More About GATE 2023

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) will conduct GATE 2023.
  • IIT Bombay conducted GATE 2022 Exam and released GATE 2022 Result on 16 March 2022.
  • Two new subjects have also been added to this year.
  • Candidates can sit for maximum 2 papers from this year.
  • Right after GATE Result declaration, GATE Counseling begins.
  • The two GATE counseling authorities are CCMT and COAP that conduct the procedure and offer admission to deserving candidates.

Highlights of GATE Exam:

Entrance Examination

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

Examination Conducting Body

7 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), and Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore)

Official Website

gate.iitk.ac.in for GATE 2023

Examination Level

National Level

Examination Type

Computer Based Test

Application Mode

Online

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions and Numerical-based Questions

Periodicity

Yearly

Time Duration

3 Hours i.e. 180 minutes

Score Range

1000

No. of Test Takers

~ 9,00,000 every year

Validity of GATE Score

3 years

Qualifying GATE Exam would get students admissions to M. Tech, M. E. and Ph. D. programs offered by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and various other renowned institutions and universities across the country.

Besides admission to M. Tech, M. E., and Ph. D., there are various PSUs that consider GATE Score to recruit eligible candidates. These PSUs include DRDO, IOCL, ONGC, NTPC, BHEL, etc.

GATE 2023

GATE Registration Procedure

Registration

  • First of the several other steps to register for the exam is REGISTRATION. Interested candidates must visit the official website of gate and complete the registration procedure by entering their Name, Email id, and Mobile Number. Once these details are submitted, an enrollment id is generated and sent to candidates' registered email id. Candidates, if they wish to, can change their password for the future login procedure.

Filling of the Application Form

  • The next step is to fill GATE Application Form that appears right after the registration procedure is completed. Candidates will be required to provide their personal, academic, and educational details. They must also choose the examination center as per their preference and convenience.
  • Besides, candidates must also ensure that the details filled in by them are correct as any incorrect detail may lead to cancelation of their candidature.

Uploading of Documents

  • While filling GATE Application Form, candidates will also be required upload the scanned copy of their passport sized photograph and signature. They must ensure that the documents are uploaded as per the specification defined by the examination conducting authority.

Payment of Application Fee

  • Candidates must also process the payment of GATE Application Fee while filling the GATE Application Form. The payment must be made through any of the online payment modes such as net banking/debit card/credit card.

Submission of Application Form

  • After completing all the above-mentioned steps, candidates can finally submit their duly filled application form by clicking on “Submit” and save the application form.

GATE Exam Eligibility

GATE Exam Eligibility for this year is that the candidate must possess a B. Tech/B. E degree (4 years after 10+2 and 3 years after diploma courses) from any recognized university. Final year students can also apply for this exam. It is to be noted that there is no age limit to apply for GATE Exam. Similarly, for M. Arch, the candidate must possess a bachelor's degree in Architecture or candidates in final year can also apply.

GATE Scorecard is also accepted by several PSUs for recruiting candidates for various job vacancies.

Application fee of GATE Exam is non-refundable and non-transferable, for female candidates the application fee is Rs.750, for SC/ST/PWD candidates the application fee is Rs.750 and for other candidates, the fees are Rs.1500.

There are 24 different types of question papers and candidates appear as per opted disciple in GATE Exam Pattern. In the papers, the common aspect is that there will be 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions will be General Aptitude (GA) questions, compulsory for all candidates irrespective of the subject they have opted for. The GA questions carry 15 marks. For the rest 55 questions, there will be two different types of questions in MCQ and Numerical Answer Questions format.

It is clearly indicated that the candidate can only use a Virtual calculator in the exam hence the features of the virtual calculator and its salient features are mentioned below:

Salient Features of GATE Virtual Calculator:

  • There are numeric keys for input the digits and operators for carrying out operations on the right side of the calculator.
  • The left-hand side of the virtual calculator has scientific functions and operations are available. With the help of a mouse, the candidates can easily perform any calculation.
  • The hyperbolic functions and trigonometric functions like sin, cos, and tan are grouped together and their inverse is provided just below them.
  • There are two boxes in at the top of the virtual calculator. In the topmost box of the calculator, all the operations are performed while the second box of the calculator shows the result.
  • It is not used for solving cubic, simultaneous and quadratic equations.
  • Authority will not allow the use of a physical calculator in the examination hall.
  • All the calculations with a virtual calculator will be done through mouse; no use of the keyboard is required.

More About GATE Exam

  • GATE is an online examination conducted for 24 disciplines in the field of engineering.
  • The GATE Question Paper will carry Multiple Choice and Numerical Choice Questions involving fundamental and concept-based questions.
  • GATE is also accepted in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) for direct recruitments in Central Government organizations.
  • GATE score is accepted for admission in Post Graduate programs and direct Doctoral programs in the field of Engineering, Technology and Architecture.
  • Apart from India, GATE examination is also conducted in other countries namely, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates.
  • GATE Question Paper will carry 65 questions further divided into three sections i.e. General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and Subject chosen by the candidate.

GATE Marks vs Rank

GATE Admission Cutoff is generally released in the form of opening and closing ranks, it is very important for all the aspirants of GATE 2023 to under the relation between marks and rank and the analysis of this relation.

Below mentioned table covers the expected GATE Marks vs Rank analysis in order to help aspirants of GATE Exam 2023 know their expected ranks for the top specialization papers such as CSE, EEE, ECE, ME, CE, etc.

GATE Rank

GATE Marks

ME

CSE

CE

ECE

EEE

1-10

92+

80+

90+

73+

91+

10-50

87-92

75-80

85-90

67-73

87-91

50-100

85-87

72-75

78-85

63-67

84-87

100-200

82-85

68-72

74-78

60-63

81-84

200-500

79-82

62-68

70-74

56-60

77-81

500-1000

75-79

56-62

64-70

50-56

72-77

1000-2000

71-75

50-56

57-64

45-50

66-72

2000-5000

63-71

40-50

50-57

38-45

57-66

5000-10000

51-63

32-40

40-50

28-38

46-57

GATE Rank vs Institute

GATE Cutoff for admission to all the colleges varies every year but it has been noticed that the rand required for admission to GATE Accepting Colleges remains the same in the respective colleges. Below mentioned are some of the examples of the ranks which are accepted by institutes:

Institute

GATE Rank (Expected)

IISc Bangalore

Rank < 100; in some of the courses, rank ≤ 600

IIT Bombay

Rank < 100; in some of the courses, rank ≤ 600

IIT Delhi

Rank < 100; in some of the courses, rank ≤ 300

IIT Kanpur

Rank < 100; in some of the courses, rank ≤ 300

IIT Kharagpur

Rank ≤ 600

IIT Madras

Rank < 100; in some of the courses rank ≤ 300

IIT Hyderabad

Rank ≤ 1500

IIT Roorkee

Rank ≤ 1000

IIT Guwahati

Rank ≤ 1000

IIT BHU

Rank ≤ 1000

NITs

Rank ≤ 1500

IIT Patna

Rank ≤ 1500

GFTIs (National and State-level)

Rank ≤ 2500

GATE Qualifying Previous Year Cutoff

Below mentioned are the previous years' cutoff for admission to GATE Accepting Colleges:

Paper Code

GATE 2021 Cutoff

GATE 2020 Cutoff

General

OBC- (NCL)/ EWS

SC/ ST/ PwD

General

OBC- (NCL)/ EWS

SC/ ST/ PwD

AE

26.30

23.60

17.50

27.2

24.4

18.1

AG

25.00

22.50

16.60

26.3

23.6

17.5

AR

40.90

36.80

27.20

34.8

31.3

23.2

BM

25.00

22.50

16.60

25.0

22.5

16.6

BT

30.00

27.00

20.00

30.7

27.6

20.4

CE*

29.20

26.20

19.40

32.9

29.6

21.9

CH

35.10

31.50

23.40

35.7

32.1

23.8

CS*

26.10

23.40

17.40

28.5

25.6

19.0

CY

36.20

32.50

24.10

26.7

24

22.2

EC

25.00

22.50

16.60

28.8

25.9

19.2

EE

30.30

27.20

20.20

33.4

30.0

22.2

ES

39.60

35.60

26.40

-

-

-

EY

35.70

32.10

23.80

42.2

37.9

28.1

GG (Geology)

38.90

35.00

25.90

38.4

34.5

25.6

GG (Geophysics)

44.80

40.30

29.80

51.9

46.7

34.6

IN

36.00

32.40

24.00

34.6

31.1

23.0

MA

29.00

26.10

19.30

25.0

22.5

16.6

ME*

33.00

29.70

22.00

34.0

30.6

22.6

MN

31.00

27.90

20.60

32.7

29.4

21.8

MT

48.50

43.60

32.30

49.2

44.2

32.8

PE

51.40

47.10

34.90

39.8

35.8

26.5

PH

32.80

29.50

21.80

37.2

33.4

24.8

PI

35.70

32.10

23.80

36.6

32.9

24.4

ST

25.00

22.50

16.60

25.0

22.5

16.6

TF

41.80

37.60

27.80

37.1

33.3

24.7

XE

37.00

33.30

24.60

26.0

23.4

23.4

XH-C1 (Economics)

29.40

26.40

19.50

-

-

-

XH-C2 (English)

41.70

37.50

27.80

-

-

-

XH-C3 (Linguistics)

35.30

31.70

23.50

-

-

-

XH-C4 (Philosophy)

37.90

34.10

25.20

-

-

-

XH-C5 (Psychology)

48.50

43.60

32.30

-

-

-

XH-C6 (Sociology)

34.30

30.80

22.80

-

-

-

XL

36.00

32.40

24.00

31.7

28.5

21.1

FAQs

Q1. How many GATE papers can I apply to?

A1. You can opt for only one of the 29 papers in the list.

Q2. What is GATE 2023 Exam Date?

A2. The GATE 2023 Exam Date has been released by IIT Kanpur and the exam is scheduled to be conducted on 4, 5, 11, and 12 February 2023. 

Q3. When is GATE 2023?

A3. The exam GATE 2023 is scheduled to be held on 4, 5, 11, and 12 February 2023 as per the recent notification released by IIT Kanpur. 

Q4. GATE 2023 conducted by?

A4. GATE 2023 conducted by IIT Kanpur. 

Q5. What is GATE 2023 Syllabus?

A5.GATE 2023 Syllabus depends on candidates' preference of exam. GATE 2023 Syllabus will vary as per the exam students have applied for.

Q6. While filling the application form there was a technical problem, What should I do?

A6. Your form is automatically saved.You can continue the form once your issue is over.

Q7. Only the SC/ST/PWD candidates have been asked to upload the category certificated. What about OBC?

A7. For the GATE exam, only the SC/ST/PWD candidates and women qualify for a reduced application fee.

Q8. My net banking account's money was debited more than once, How do I take it back?

A8. This can happen if you press the refresh button during fee payment. In such cases, the money is usually returned within 48 hours.It will be credited to the same account.

Q9. What is GATE Exam?

A9. GATE Exam is designed in such a way that it scrutinizes the core knowledge and subject ability of students appearing in the exam. Students who qualify the exam get admission to M. Tech program offered by IITs.

Q10. What is the GATE Exam Eligibility?

A10. Students who have completed their graduation in the relevant field are considered eligible to take the exam. Those who are in their final year of graduation can also apply for the exam.

Q11. What happens if I pass GATE 2023?

A11. GATE Exam is conducted for students willing to pursue post graduation. The most common option after qualifying GATE is to pursue M. E/ M. Tech from renowned NITs, IITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. Selection of candidates in any of these institutes is done based on their performance in the exam.

Q12. Can I apply for GATE without B. Tech?

A12. The basic eligibility to take the exam is to have passed graduation in Engineering and Technology or possess a master's degree in any relevant science subject.

Q13. What is GATE Age Limit?

A13. Candidates are required to fulfill GATE Exam Eligibility 2023 in order to be able to take the exam. Besides, there is no age limit to appear in GATE 2023.

Q14. What is a good rank in GATE?

A14. The GATE Rank under 200 is good enough to get you a seat in the leading IITs and IISc.

Q15. What was GATE 2022 Exam Date?

A15. GATE 2022 Exam Date was scheduled to fall in the month of February. GATE Exam 2022 was conducted on 5, 6, 12, and 13 February 2022.

Colleges Accepting GATE Score

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)4

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)

Maharashtra

M.Tech

₹1.65L (2 Yrs)

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National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)4.5

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)

Maharashtra

M.Tech

₹7.10L (2 Yrs)

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Vellore Institute of Technology - VIT University4.2

Vellore Institute of Technology - VIT University

Tamil Nadu

M.Tech

₹2.98L (2 Yrs)

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University College of Engineering (UCE)4.7

University College of Engineering (UCE)

Telangana

M.Tech

₹1.30L (2 Yrs)

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Christ University (CU)4.2

Christ University (CU)

Karnataka

M.Tech

₹2.35L (2 Yrs)

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Government Engineering College (GECT)4.3

Government Engineering College (GECT)

Kerala

M.Tech

₹0.14L (2 Yrs)

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Birla Institute of Technology - BIT Mesra3.7

Birla Institute of Technology - BIT Mesra

Jharkhand

M.Tech

₹5.15L (2 Yrs)

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