Is it possible for me to modify my Category after submitting my application?
YES. Category modification requests will only be accepted after the deadline for application submission and only against additional fees up until November 11th, 2022. Any requests received after this date won't be taken into account.
Can I modify the city where my GATE exam will be held after submitting my application?
YES. Up until November 11th, 2022, requests for the change of examination city will only be accepted after the deadline for application submission. Any requests received after this date won't be taken into account.
Can I modify my GATE examination paper after submitting my application?
YES. A request for a change in the GATE examination paper can only be considered after the deadline for application submission and will be subject to an additional fee until November 11th, 2022. After this date, no requests will be taken into consideration.
Can I participate in any of the sessions for a paper that is being held in more than one session?
NO. Each applicant will only be assigned with one of the many sessions of a specific paper.
How many GATE papers may I apply for?
A candidate may submit an application for ONE or TWO of the 29 papers listed in the GATE INFORMATION BROCHURE or on the GATE website (choosing from the list of combinations provided under Two Paper Combinations). The candidate is in charge of selecting the right paper.
The following suggestions offer some principles in this regard:
- The candidates are required to participate in paper(s) related to the field of their qualifying degree, up to two depending on the combinations listed in Two Paper Combinations.
- However, the candidates are allowed to select any other paper in accordance with their admission strategy, keeping in mind the requirements of the institutions they desire to apply to for admission.
What forms of identification (ID) will be acceptable in the application?
The following legitimate photo identity documents and/or cards are approved for Indian applicants: Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Aadhaar-UID (preferable). Foreign nationals may present documentation such as a valid passport, another official photo ID, or a driving licence.
Will my application be rejected if my signature has not been uploaded in accordance with the requirements stated?
A DEFECTIVE mark will be placed on your application. You will receive a notification by email, SMS, or phone from the appropriate Zone to RECTIFY your DEFECT (by uploading a new signature image). Up until a certain point, you will have the opportunity to make corrections; after that point, your application will either be rejected or treated as provisional.
Can one email address be used to submit numerous GATE 2023 application forms?
No. There is a limit of one GATE application form 2023 per email address. The use of several email accounts when completing application forms is discouraged.
How can I register for GATE 2023?
Candidates must complete and submit the GATE 2023 online application form in order to register for the entrance exam. For further information on how to complete out and submit a GATE 2023 application, candidates can refer to the information above.
How much fee should I pay to appear in Two papers of GATE 2023 examination?
The cost per paper is listed below; the cost for two papers is double that of a single paper.
For Examination Centres in India
(30th Aug to 30th Sept 2022)
During the Extended Period
(1st Oct to 7th Oct 2022)
Female candidates (per paper)
SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)
All other candidates (per paper)
How can I pay the exam fee for the GATE 2023 exam?
After completing the online application form on the GATE 2023 website, the payment option will display. Any of the listed payment alternatives are available to the candidate. The candidate is required to pay any additional fees, such as service fees, processing fees, or bank fees.
Is the category certificate required to be uploaded by the SC/ST/PwD candidate?
YES, a category certificate is necessary to qualify for the application cost reduction.
Is the category certificate required to be uploaded by the OBC (non-creamy layer) or EWS candidate?
Can I participate in any GATE 2023 exam?
Although the candidate may select up to two papers from the available combinations, they should pick papers related to the field of their qualifying degree.
Is there a maximum age to take the GATE 2023 exam?
NO. There is NO upper age limit for GATE 2023 participation.
Has the Supreme Court of India quashed the GATE 2022 postponement petition?
Yes, the Supreme Court of India has quashed the petition seeking the postponement of the GATE 2022 examination and the exam will take place as per the present schedule
Will GATE 2022 exam be postponed after the Supreme Court intervention?
The Supreme Court of India has agreed to hear the petition seeking the postponement of the GATE 2022 examination on an urgent basis. If IIT Kharagpur does not satisfy the queries put forth by the Supreme Court of India, there is a possibility that the GATE exam might be postponed.
Who is going to conduct GATE 2022?
GATE 2022 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.
For how many papers is the GATE 2022 examination is conducted?
GATE exam is conducted in 29 subjects.
How can a candidate register and apply for GATE?
A candidate can register and apply for GATE via the GATE Online Application Processing System, which is commonly referred to as GOAPS
Do M.Tech colleges offer scholarships to top rank holders in GATE?
Yes, top GATE rank holders are offered scholarships by M.Tech colleges.
Who conducts the GATE exam every year?
GATE examination is conducted on a rotational basis by all the seven IITs and IISc Bangalore every year. GATE 2020 was conducted by IIT Delhi.
Can a GATE qualified candidate apply for M.Tech/M.E admission in institutes of national importance only?
No, in addition to the institutes of national importance, GATE qualified candidates can apply for admissions in any institute offering M.Tech/M.E/MS/Direct PhD admissions.
When will GATE 2022 be conducted?
GATE 2022 will be conducted on February 5, 6, 12 & 13.