GATE 2022 – Check Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Important Events for GATE 2022

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GATE 2022 – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is the entrance examination for the admission of Postgraduate engineering conducted across all over India. GATE examination is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISC) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT’s) located in 7 cities as Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee. GATE 2022 is organized by IIT Kharagpur. More details about the Gate 2022 exam, such as commencement of online application, the closing of online application, and other Gate exams-related information are given below.

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GATE 2022 – Examination Overview:

        Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) – 2022 test will contain 29 papers in various streams of engineering. The candidates can appear for two papers. Candidates opting to appear in TWO subject papers must have a primary choice of paper as their default choice. The second choice of paper has to be chosen from the allowed combinations. Candidates can choose subject papers based on their graduation in the undergraduate or else future scope of the paper. For the year 2022, two new papers Geomatics Engineering (GE) and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM). Further details about the GATE entrance examination are:-

Name of the Exam GATE 2022 Entrance Examination
Opening of Online Application Portal 30, August 2021.
Closing of Online Application Portal 24, September 2021.
Closing Date of Online Application Portal (Extended Period with Late Fee) 1, October 2021.
Announcement of Defective Applications 26, October 2021.
Last Date to Rectify Applications 1, November 2021.
Last Date to make changes if any in the application form with an additional fee 12, November 2021.
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GATE 2022 Application Form

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GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria:

The candidates who are willing to apply for the GATE 2022 Examination, should fulfill the below-mentioned criteria.

  • Currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program.
  • Already completed any government-approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts.
  • Candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MoE/AICTE/UGC/UPSC as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Planning, etc.
  • Candidates from countries other than India: Must be currently in the 3rd or higher years or completed their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 3 years) in Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce.

GATE 2022 Exam Pattern:

Exam Mode – Computer Based Test (CBT).

Duration –  3 Hours.

Total Number of Subjects (Papers) – 29.

Sections in Question Paper – General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject(s).

Type of Questions –

(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

Evaluation Model – Questions will test the abilities of the candidates to Recall, Comprehension, Application, Analysis & Synthesis.

Number of Questions – 10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Domain Subject Related) = 65 Questions.

Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XL – General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks.

Distribution of Marks for other paper  – General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks.

Marking Scheme –  Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks.

Negative Marking  – For a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will be negative marking.

For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.

NO negative marking for MSQ & NAT.

GATE 2022 Papers  Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG
Architecture and Planning AR
Biotechnology BT
Civil Engineering CE
Chemical Engineering CH
Computer Science & Information Technology CS
Chemistry CY
Electronics and Communication Eng EC
Environmental Science and Engineering ES
Electrical Engineering EE
Ecology and Evolution EY
Geology and Geophysics GG
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Mathematics MA
Mechanical Engineering ME
Mining Engineering MN
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Petroleum Engineering PE
Physics PH
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Statistics ST
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Engineering mathematics
Fluid mathematics
Material Science
Solid Mechanics
Polymer Science and Engineering
Food Technology
Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Food technology
Humanities and Social Sciences XH
Life Sciences XL
Geomatics Engineering     GE
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

GATE 2022 Application process:

      GATE application will be available on the official website only. The application can be applied only by ONLINE MODE. Candidates have to enter details like name, address, contact details and have to submit such important documents needed. While entering the details candidates have carefully check them and then submit the details. Because those details will be appeared in the GATE Admit card 2022.

The candidates are asked to go through the information brochure properly before filling out the application form.

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Application Fee:

For Examination Centres in India Regular Period
(24, September 2021)
During the Extended Period
(1 October, 2021)
Female candidates (per paper) Rs.750 Rs.1250
SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper) Rs.750 Rs.1250
All other candidates (per paper) Rs.1500 Rs.2000

GATE 2022 Results:

The GATE exam will be conducted in the month of February every year, and the results of the exam will be announced by MARCH.

This covers almost all details regarding the GATE 2022 Examination. For further details about the exam, the candidates are asked to keep checking the official website of GATE 2022.

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