Gate Exam 2021 - Know GATE Registration, Result (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern Here

Gate Exam 2021 - The GATE 2021 Score Card was released on March 27, 2021, and the results were revealed on March 20, 2021, The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE Exam) GATE Exam 2021, is a computer based test (CBT) jointly conducted by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and other seven Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) at Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee on behalf of National Coordination Board (NCB) GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. Students who wish to take GATE Exam 2021 can go through this page get more information related to GATE Exam 2021, Registration, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern.

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Gate Exam 2021 - Know GATE Registration, Result (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern Here

Gate Exam 2021 - Know GATE Registration, Result (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern Here

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GATE Exam 2021 - Result Out, Score Card Released

New Update on 10-04-2021: GATE Exam 2021 - The GATE 2021 Score Card was released on March 27, 2021. On March 20th, 2021, the results were announced. One of the national level entrance examinations is the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2021). Every year, it is co-hosted by the Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore and one of the IITs. GATE 2021 is being organised by IIT Bombay. The exam serves as a pathway to Master's and direct doctoral programmes in Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, as well as Doctoral programmes in related fields of science. Candidates will learn what they need to know about GATE 2021 in this article.

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GATE Exam 2022 - Updates and Details Here

GATE Exam 2022 - On behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB) GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE Exam) is a computer-based test (CBT) jointly conducted by Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and other seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee. GATE exam is a National level test that examines the understanding of various engineering topics. The GATE exam began in 1984 and is held once a year, usually in the first and second weeks of February, with results reported in the third week of March (after 40 days). Students who want to apply for postgraduate programmes and work in public sector organisations will take the GATE Test.

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Overview of GATE Exam 2022

Gate Exam 2022 Particulars

GATE Exam 2022 Details

Name of Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Known As


Conducting Authority for 2022

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Test

Mode of Application


Number of GATE Papers


Number of GATE Candidates

More than 8 Lakh

GATE Exam 2022 - Important Dates




GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens

14th September, 2021


Closing of submission of application form

30th September 2021


Last Date of Extended period for Online Registration Application
(With Late Fees)

7th October, 2021


Last date for requesting a change of examination city (an additional
fee will be applicable)

13th November 2021


Admit Card will be available in the Online Application Portal (for printing)

8th January 2022


GATE 2022 Examination

5 th February, 2022
6 th February, 2022
7 th February, 2022
12 th February, 2022
13 th February, 2022
14 th February, 2022


Announcement of Result

22nd March 2022


GATE Exam Pattern

Gate Exam | Paper Pattern for Gate 2022



Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subjects


Number of Questions

65 No. of Questions of Maximum 100 Marks.

  • General Aptitude : 10 Q

  • Engineering Maths+ Core Subjects : 55 Q

Total Marks

100 Marks

  • Engineering Maths : 13 Marks (Approx.)

  • General Aptitude : 15 Marks

  • Core Subjects : 72 Marks (Approx.)

Questions Type

There will be three question types:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Number of sections

GATE 2022 question paper will comprise of total 3 sections except for AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA papers :
1) General Aptitude (GA)
2) Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry)
3) Subject – Specific section

General Aptitude Section

The GATE paper will also consist of a compulsory General Aptitude (GA) section constituting of 10 questions.

  • 5 Questions will carry 1 mark.

  • 5 questions will carry 2 marks each.

Therefore, the total marks for this section will be 15 marks.

Marking Scheme

MCQs carrying 1 mark each– 1/3 mark will be cut for every wrong answer.
MCQs carrying 2 marks – 2/3 mark will be cut for every incorrect response.
* There is no negative marking for Multiple Select Question (MSQ)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

How to download GATE Result/Score Card? 

  • Visit the official website then go to the results page and click on GATE Result.
  • By clicking there, GOAPS portal for GATE would appear.
  • Fill in the login details on the portal. Click on the submit tab.
  • GOAPS candidate dashboard for GATE would open.
  • Click on the results section.
  • Your GATE Result will be displayed on the screen.

GATE Exam Fees




Female candidates

Rs. 750

Rs. 1250

SC/ST/PwD* category candidates

Rs. 750

Rs. 1250

All other candidates

Rs. 1500

Rs. 2000

For Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu

US$ 50

US$ 70

Dubai and Singapore

US$ 100

US$ 120

What is the Eligibility Criteria of GATE Exams?

All students who would prefer to appear for GATE exams should satisfy a certain set of eligibility conditions which is prescribed by the authority. The eligibility criteria of GATE 2022 are listed below.

  • Candidates must have a minimum qualification of 10+2+3 under the new requirements.
  • Previous applicants were only eligible to apply for one subject/paper. Candidates may select two subjects/papers from the prescribed type of combinations beginning this year.
  • There is no upper or lower age limit for taking the GATE Exam. Nepalese, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Singaporean, and Ethiopian students
  • There is no minimum or maximum age limit for appearing in the GATE Exam.
  • Foreign students from Nepal, Bangladesh, Shri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) along with Indian Students can also appear for GATE Entrance Exam.
  • Candidates passed/ appearing Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Arts/ Commerce or Post Graduation in relevant discipline are now also considered as eligible applicants
  • There is no minimum percentage required to appear for the Exam. Similarly, there is no prescribed attempt limit, candidates who matches all the eligibility criteria can apply for the same.

 For more information, please visit the GATE Eligibility Criteria.

GATE Eligibility Criteria for International Students

  1. Must have completed or be in the final or pre-final year of a bachelor's degree in engineering or technology, or;

  2. Must have completed or be in the final year or pre-final year of a postgraduate degree in a related science discipline.

  3. Documents Required:
  4. If an applicant has already passed one of the above-mentioned qualifying exams (in 2021 or earlier), they must submit a new application.
  5. If a candidate has already passed (in 2021 or earlier) one of the qualifying examinations mentioned above, they have to submit the degree certificate/provisional certificate/course completion certificate issued by the institute.
  6. If the candidate is in the final year of any of the qualifying examinations mentioned above, then they have to upload a Certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute.

What is GATE Counselling?

GATE counselling is conducted by the authorities mostly in the month of April every year. It is conducted after the GATE results are published. Only qualified students can apply for GATE counselling. The GATE counselling is conducted for few rounds and seat is allotted for the students based on their GATE cut off marks. The higher the GATE cut off, the chances of getting admission in the preferred institution is high. Some of the documents that are necessary for GATE Counselling are listed.

  • 10th & 12th std mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet of all semesters
  • Caste certificate if necessary
  • EWD certificate if necessary
  • GATE admit card 2022
  • GATE score card 2022
  • Valid ID proof
  • College leaving certificate
  • Passport size photo of the candidate
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Exams 2021 - FAQ

1. Are there any changes in GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria?  

Yes. The authorities have introduced a lot of changes in GATE 2022 eligibility criteria. Now the candidates who are in the 3rdyear of their graduation can also apply for the exam. Along with that candidates can sit for a maximum of 2 exams. Check GATE Eligibility Criteria.

2. When will IIT Bombay release the list of candidates with defects in GATE 2022 application form?  

IIT Bombay will release the list of candidates withdefects in GATE 2021 application form at their official website. Candidates can check the list and correct or complete all the details mentioned by the authority.

3. What will be the payment mode for paying GATE 2022 application fee?  

Candidates can pay GATE application fee only through the online mode (debit card, credit card and net banking).

4. What are the documents required for GATE Exam Admit Card 2022?

List of Photo ID’s for Indian Students

  • Passport

  • Voter ID

  • Aadhaar Number

  • PAN Card

  • Valid College ID

  • Employee Identification Card

  • Driving License

List of Photo ID’s for International Students

  • Passport

  • Government Issued ID

  • Employee ID

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