GATE Exam 2022- Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Scopes

GATE Exam 2022

IIT Kharagpur has recently updated that the GATE 2022 has added two new subjects. In 2022, the exam will be organized with 29 subjects. The two additional subjects are Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, and Geomatics Engineering. As per the reports, the new GATE centers have been opened in various places, such as Latur, Shirdi, and Akola.

In July 2022, 2022 conducting authority will announce the official notification of the exam. GATE 2022 application exam will be available most probably by the third week of September. The GATE exam has been organized since 1984 in the first and second week of February.

GATE 2022 Exam Highlights

ExamGATE – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering.
Level of ExamNational level
Exam Conducting BodyIIT Kharagpur
Official websiteIt Will be announced soon
Application modeOnline
Mode of the examComputer-Based exam
Exam Duration3 hours ( 180 minutes)
Number of papers29 papers ( two subjects are added)
Total Marks100( 65 questions are there)
Total number of test-takersAround 9 Lakh

GATE 2022 Exam Dates

Aspirants, who are interested in appearing for GATE 2022, must check out the tentative GATE 2022 exam dates so that you are updated with the recent notifications.

GATE 2022 ExamsGATE 2022 Dates
Official Notification releasedJuly 3rd week, 2021
Availability of GATE application formSeptember 2nd week 2021
Closing of submission of GATE application formOctober 1st week 2021
Last date to fill out the GATE application with the feeOctober 2nd week 2021
Request to change the candidate’s examination cityNovember 2021 mid-week to last week
Availability of admit cardJanuary 2nd week 2022
GATE exam dateFebruary 1st and 2nd week, 2022
GATE result announcement3rd week of March 2022

GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

Check out the below table, as it depicts the exam pattern of GATE 2022

Duration of the exam3 hours( 180 minutes)
Number of Subjects27
Number of QuestionsTotal no of questions – 65Total Marks – 100General Aptitude – 10 questionsCore Subjects + Engineering Maths – 55 questions
Total Marks allotted subject wiseTotal Marks – 100
Engineering Maths: 13 MarksGeneral Aptitude: 15 MarksCore Subjects – 72 Marks
Questions TypeMCQ – Multiple Choice QuestionsMSQ – multiple Select QuestionsNumerical Answer Type – NAT Questions
Number of SectionsGATE 2022 Question paper will contain three sections (   AR, CY, GC, EY, XL, PH, and MA papers are excluded:
General Aptitude – GAEngineering MathematicsSubject – Specific section
Marking Scheme1 mark MCQ Question – ⅓ will be deducted for the incorrect answer.2 marks MCQ Question – ⅔ will be deducted for the incorrect answer.
No negative marking for NAT and MSQ Questions.

GATE 2022 Paper Code

Check out the Paper name and Paper Code

Paper NamePaper Code
Aerospace EngineeringAE
Agricultural EngineeringAG
Architecture and PlanningAR
Biomedical EngineeringBM
Civil EngineeringCE
Chemical EngineeringCH
Computer Science and Information TechnologyCS
Electronics and Communication EngineeringEC
Electrical EngineeringEE
Environmental Science and EngineeringES
Ecology and EvolutionEY
Instrumentation EngineeringIN 
Mechanical EngineeringME
Mining EngineeringMN
Metallurgical EngineeringMT
Petroleum EngineeringPE
PIProduction and Industrial Engineering
TFTextile Engineering and Fibre Science
XE-AEngineering Mathematics
XE-BFluid Mechanics
XE-CMaterials Science
XE-DSolid Mechanics
XE-FPolymer Science and Engineering
XE-GFood Technology
XE-HAtmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
XH-C1Humanities and Social Sciences English
XH-C2Humanities and Social Sciences- Linguistics
XH-C3Humanities and Social Sciences- Philosophy
XH-C5Humanities and Social Sciences- Sociology
XL-UFood Technology

Why appear in GATE 2022?

  • Any candidate who will qualify for the GATE exam will get admission to one of the top prestigious PG programs in IISC and IITs. Even, GATE score will help you out getting jobs in various Engineering companies.
  • Once candidates have qualified for the GATE exam, they can enter various fellowship programs offered by top research centers in India.
  • Renowned international Universities like the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University ( Singapore), University of Munich ( Germany) accept the GATE marks and help students get admission.
  • GATE scores open up an opportunity for candidates in Prestigious Jobs in Government organizations, PSU’s and the private sector.
  • Even candidates with good GATE scores can go for higher studies and get a scholarship of 12,400 every month.

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates! It is mandatory to check out the Eligibility Criteria for the GATE 2022 before filing the application form.
  • As per the new alterations in GATE 2022, the minimum qualification required for a candidate is 10+2+3. Students studying in the last year of undergraduate can apply for the entrance exam.
  • The new criteria say that the students can apply for the combination of 2 subjects/papers from the prescribed GATE form.
  • There is no age limit for applying to the GATE Exam.
  • Indian Students and International students from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and United Arab Emirates ( UAE) can apply for the GATE Entrance exam.
  • Candidates passing/appearing from varied subjects like Commerce/Engineering/Arts/technology or PG in any discipline are considered eligible candidates.
  • No prescribed attempt limit for the candidates. Those who pass the eligibility criteria can apply for the GATE exam.

GATE 2022 Eligibility for Foreign Candidates

International students. Who is aspiring for the GATE Exam must pass the below eligibility criteria?

  • Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree or in the final or pre-final year of bachelor’s degree in technology or engineering.
  • Candidates must have done their bachelor’s degree or in the final or pre-final year of bachelor’s degree in any science discipline.

Scope of GATE Exam!

What’s your career plan? Want to be an Engineer? If “yes,” get ready for GATE 2022! Fill the application form for GATE, qualify for it and get admission to the top Engineering college. Check out the above updates for more information.

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