GATE 2022 Exam Dates, Notification, Eligibility Criteria

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GATE 2022 Exam Dates, Notification, Eligibility Criteria

Prepare for Gate 2022 Exam with the updated syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility, and Accurate marking scheme. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a national-level competitive examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). This is supposed to be the most difficult examination for a candidate who wants to pursue a career in the engineering field. Candidates who are planning to do a master’s in engineering can prepare for the GATE examination to take a lateral entry in the topmost Indian colleges. Also, the aspirants get a feasible discount on their master’s fees by scoring a good rank in the gate examination.

IIT conducts the GATE examination once a year. There are more than 1700 colleges all over India where you can take admission for your master’s or doctorate in engineering. Around 10 lakh students appear for the Gate examination every year. Among which only a few thousand will be able to qualify for this exam. So, the cruciality level of the GATE examination is quite high as compared to other competitive exams. GATE scorecard is mandatory to get a job in many popular PSUs. This also increases the cruciality of this examination.

Highlights Of GATE 2022

ExamGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Governing Authority for GATE 2022IIT Delhi
Exam HappenOnce In a Year
Exam ModeComputer Based Test (CBT) (Online)
Exam TypeNational Level
Courses OfferedDoctoral Courses (M.E/MTech/Ph.D.)
Exam DurationThree Hours
Exams Subjects or papersTwenty Seven

GATE 2022 Exam

This is an online examination of 3 hours duration with 27 subjects. Previously, the GATE syllabus consisted of 25 subjects. But lately, IT has modified the syllabus and added 2 new subjects to the syllabus. So, currently, candidates have to prepare for 27 subjects in total. There will be 65 questions from the listed 27 subjects. All the questions will be objective type and you have to choose the correct answer from the given alternatives. For each correct answer, the candidate will get complete marks. However, for each incorrect answer, one-third mark would be deducted.’

GATE 2022 Notification

If you want updated study material, notes, and syllabus of the GATE 2022 then you can visit Spin ON Education. You will also get mock test practice for your GATE examination. This Mock test contains contact questions from the past few years. Hence this will also give the candidates a rough idea about the examination regarding what is going to come or not.

Students can see the result of the GATE examination on the official website of GATE. Once the results are out you will get a notification from the Spin on Education. But for this, you have to register yourself with us. Students also have the authority to raise objections to the deduction of unnecessary marks in the examination. They have to pay an additional 500 Rs for each objection. However, if the authority accepts your objection, then this fee will be refunded back to the candidate. Candidates can justify their objections by providing valid proof to the authority.

GATE is a national-level entrance exam and stands for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. For admission in doctoral and postgraduate courses administered by MHRD governing institutes and other government colleges like NITs, IITs, IISc, and GFTIs. On a rotational basis, this exam is conducted by seven IITs (Roorkee, Madras, Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, and Kharagpur) and IISC (Indian Institute of science) Bangalore on account of the NCB (National Coordination Board). GATE 2022 Exam is conducted by IIT Delhi. The score obtained in GATE 2022 is valid for 3 years from the date of the declaration of the results.

Furthermore, the GATE exam score is also used in several PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) like IOCL, NTPC, ONGC, BHEL, GAIL and etc in their recruitment selection. In recent addition, the GATE score is also valid in the Cabinet Secretariat recruitment of candidates of Group “A” category for the post of Senior Field Officer (SFO) and SRO (Senior Research Officer). By going through this page, you will get information regarding the GATE important dates, syllabus, exam pattern, and result date.

Important Dates of GATE 2022

For detailed information on important and any updating on Gate 2022 please visit the official website https://gate.iitd.ac.in

GATE 2022 Admit Card ReleaseJanuary 3, 2022
GATE 2022 Exam DatesFebruary 5-6 and 12-13, 2022
Release of Provisional GATE 2022 Answer KeyFirst week of March 2022
Challenge GATE 2022 Answer KeyFirst week of March 2022
Release of Final GATE 2022 Answer KeySecond week of March 2022
GATE 2022 Result DeclarationMarch 17, 2022
Release of GATE 2022 Score Card (without any fee)March 21, 2022 to May 31, 2022
Publishing of GATE 2022 CutoffLast week of March 2022
Start of IIT Delhi MTech Registration through GATESecond week of March 2022
Start of IIT Madras MTech Registration through GATEThird week of March 2022
Start of IIT Bombay MTech Registration through GATEThird week of March 2022
Start of IIT Kanpur MTech Registration through GATEThird week of March 2022
Start of IIT Kharagpur MTech Registration through GATELast week of March 2022
Start of GATE COAP Registration (for admission to IITs)Last week of March 2022
Start of GATE CCMT Registration (for admission to NITs)First week of June 2022

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2022

The applicant should go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application process. The applicant who meets the eligibility criteria should fill the application form as once you have filled the application and paid the amount it will be not refunded. Please go through the details mentioned in the table for eligibility criteria

Qualifying CoursesQualifying degree/examinationDetail of eligible candidatesQualification Year Later Than
B.Tech/B.E/B.PharmBachelor’s degree holders in engineering/technology (four years after 10+2 or three years after B.sc/Diploma in technology/engineering)At present in the last year or already completed2022
B.ArchBachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (Five years course)/Planning (four years course)/Naval Architecture (four years course)At present in the final year or completed already2022
B.S/B.Sc(research)Bachelor’s degree in Science (four years after 10+2/Post Diploma)At present in the fourth year or completed already2022
Pharm. D. (after 10+2)Degree holders of six years program, consisting of internship or residency training during the sixth yearAt present in the fourth/fifth/sixth year or completed already2022
M.B.B.SM.B.B.S Degree holders and the applicants who are in seventh/eighth/ninth semester of such programmeSeventh, eighth, ninth or completed already2022
M.A/M.Sc/MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Statistics/Mathematics/Science/Computer Applications or equivalentPresent in the last year or completed already2022
M.Tech (Post-B.Sc)/ Int M.ETechnology Four Years Program /Post BSc integrated master’s Degree program in engineeringPresently in the second/third/fourth year or completed already2022
M.tech/Int. M.E or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)The dual Degree program in Technology/engineering (five years program) or Integrated Master’s degree programPresently in the fourth/fifth or completed already2022
Int. B.S – M.S./ Int. M.ScIntegrated M.Sc or five years integrated B.S-M.s. programPresently in the final year or completed already2022
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.Arch/B.Tech/B.E)B,Arch/B.E./B.Tech equivalent examination of professional societies, recognized by MHRD/AICTE/UPSC (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers – India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers – India, and so on)Finished Section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNot Applicable

Examination Pattern Of GATE

There is an exam of twenty-seven subjects for GATE Examination. Please note that the applicant is allowed to appear in the only 1 paper in any 1 session.

Total Number of Questions – Sixty Five

Total Marks – 100

Negative Marking – There will be a deduction of one-third marks for one mark question and for two mark questions there will deduction of two third marks.

In question papers of AG, CE,AE,CH,BT,EC,CS,IN,ME,EE,MN,MT,TF,PE,PI & XE will contain subject question, engineering mathematics and general aptitude questions.

Meanwhile, in the question papers of XL, GG, PH, EY, AR, CY, ST, EY and MA will contain subject questions and General Aptitude.

Marking Scheme of GATE 2022

For detailed information on the marking scheme of GATE 2022 please visit the website https://gate.iitd.ac.in

Syllabus Of GATE 2022

Please click on the link to get detailed information about the subject wise syllabus.

 NOTE: The information provided over is the finest of our facts. For any comprehensive information do visit our website frequently and furthermore for any explanation and information on GATE 2022 do visit the official website https://gate.iitd.ac.in



GATE 2022 Books

Paper NameRecommended Books
GATE EENetwork Analysis by Val Valken Burg, Signals & Systems by Oppenheim Wisky, Power Electronics by UA Bakshi
GATE ECElectronic Devices Circuits by Millman and Halkias, Digital Logic and Computer Design by Mano, Microprocessors by B Ram
GATE MEStrength of Materials by SS Rattan, Theory of Machines by RS Khurmi, Engineering Mechanics by SS Bhavikatti
GATE CSAlgorithms by Cormen, Operating System by Galvin, Theory of Computation by Ullman
GATE CECivil Engineering Gate 2020 30 Years Solution by IES Master
Basic Structural Analysis byC.S.Reddy, Engineering Hydrology by K Subramanya
GATE CHHeat Transfer byBinay. K.Dutta, Mass Transport Phenomena by Christie J. Geankoplis, Chemical Technology by Gopala Rao M
GATE BMFundamentals of Biomedical Engineering byG.S Sawhney, Biomedical Instrumentation byR.S Khandpur


GATE 2022 Exam Centers

Zones Number of GATE Exam Cities
IISc Banglore30 cities
IIT Bombay30 cities
IIT Delhi19 cities
IIT Guwahati21 cities
IIT Kanpur14 cities
IIT Kharagpur26 cities
IIT Madras40 cities
IIT Roorkee22 cities

GATE Exam 2022 Conducting Authorities

YearOrganizing Institute
2022IIT Kharagpur
2021IIT Bombay
2020IIT Delhi
2019IIT Madras
2018IIT Guwahati
2017IIT Roorkee
2016IISc Bangalore
2015IIT Kanpur
2014IIT Kharagpur
2013IIT Bombay
2012IIT Delhi
2011IIT Madras
2010IIT Guwahati
2009IIT Roorkee
2008IISc Bangalore
2007IIT Kanpur
2006IIT Kharagpur
2005IIT Bombay
2004IIT Delhi
2003IIT Madras
2002IISc Banglore
2001IIT Kanpur
2000IIT Kharagpur
1999IIT Bombay
1998IIT Delhi
1997IIT Madras
1996IISc Banglore
1995IIT Kanpur

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