GATE Application Form 2022! Eligibility, Registration, Exam Dates, Apply Online

GATE Application Form

On 02-09-2021, submission of GATE Application Form 2022 Process will be started at Interested and willing candidates can apply online by submitting the GATE Registration Form till the closing date that is 24-09-2021 (without late fee).

Before filling the GATE Online Application Form, candidates will have to check the GATE Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022. This year, two new GATE 2022 Papers – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Geomatics Engineering are added in making the total GATE Subject Papers to be 29. The exam conducting authority has decided to organize the GATE 2022 exam in online mode on February 05-02-2022, 06-02-2022, 12-02-2022 and 13-02-2022.

GATE 2022 Overview:

Examination NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Commonly Known AsGATE
Conducting InstituteIIT Kharagpur
GATE 2022
Administered ByJointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs
Purpose of ExaminationQualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Mode
Examination Duration180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Frequency of ExaminationAnnual
Total Number of Exam Cities195 (excluding 6 international centres)
Number of GATE Papers29 (Two new Subject papers added)
Number of Questions in Each Paper65
Total Marks of Examination100
Validity of GATE Score/Grade3 Years
Number of Test Takers858,890

GATE 2022 – Important Dates:

EventsDates 2022 (Announced)
Release of GATE NotificationAugust/ September 2021
Release of GATE Application Form02-09-2021
End of application process24-09-2021
Last date of registration with late fee payment01-10-2021
Last date to make changes in category, paper and exam city with additional fee payment12-11-2021
Release of GATE Admit Card03-01-2022
GATE 2022 Exam05-02-2022, 06-02-2022, 12-02-2022 and 13-02-2022
Release of GATE Answer KeyFebruary/ March 2022
Declaration of GATE Result17-03-2022
Availability of GATE ScorecardLast week of March 2022

GATE Application Form

GATE 2022 Paper Codes:

Architecture and PlanningARAerospace EngineeringAE
Agricultural EngineeringAGBiotechnologyBT
Chemical EngineeringCHCivil EngineeringCE
Computer Science and Information TechnologyCSElectronics and Communication EngineeringEC
Electrical EngineeringEEEcology and EvolutionEY
ChemistryCYGeology and GeophysicsGG
Engineering SciencesXEInstrumentation EngineeringIN
Life SciencesXLMathematicsMA
Metallurgical EngineeringMTMining EngineeringMN
Mechanical EngineeringMEPhysicsPE
Production and Industrial EngineeringPIPetroleum EngineeringPE
StatisticsSTTextile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF
Biomedical EngineeringBMEnvironmental Science and EngineeringES
Humanities and Social ScienceXHNaval Architecture and Marine EngineeringNM
Geomatics EngineeringGE

GATE 2022 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers

XE Paper SectionsCodeXL Paper SectionsCode
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)AChemistry (Compulsory)P
Fluid MechanicsBBiochemistryQ
Materials ScienceCBotanyR
Solid MechanicsDMicrobiologyS
Polymer Science and EngineeringFFood TechnologyU
Food TechnologyG
Atmospheric and Oceanic SciencesH

GATE 2022 Registration Fees:

For Exam Centres in IndiaApplication Fee (Regular Period)During the Extended Period (Application fee + late fee)
Female candidatesRs. 750Rs. 1250
SC/ST/PwD category candidatesRs. 750Rs. 1250
All other candidatesRs. 1500Rs. 2000
For Foreign nationality/ NRIs
Exam Centres in IndiaRs. 1500Rs. 2000

GATE 2022 Important Links:

ParticularsImportant Links
GATE 2022 PapersPress Here
GATE 2022 Apply OnlinePress Here
New Papers in GATE 2022Press Here
Download InformationPress Here
Old Question PapersPress Here
Exam CitiesPress Here
FAQ’sPress Here
Contact DetailsPress Here
Official Website LinkPress Here

GATE 2022 Exam Pattern:

Examination ModeComputer Based Test (Online)
Duration3 Hours
Number of Papers in GATE 202229 Papers
SectionGeneral Aptitude (GA)Candidate Selected Subject
Type of Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Design of QuestionsThe questions are designed to test the listed abilities

  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Comprehension
  • Recall
  • Synthesis
Number of Questions65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)
Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL
  • Engineering Mathematics – 13 Marks
  • Subject Questions – 72 Marks
  • General Aptitude – 15 Marks
Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL
  • Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 Marks
  • General Aptitude – 15 Marks
Total Marks100 Marks
Marking SchemeAll of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks

Marks Distribution:

Paper CodeGeneral Aptitude (GA) sectionSubject MarksTotal Marks
AR, AE, BT, AG, CH, CE, CY, CS, EE, EC, EY, ES, MA, IN, MN, ME, PE, MT, PI, PH, ST, TF & BM1585100
GG (Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology OR Section 2 Geophysics))1525 + 60100
XE (Section A + Any two sections)1515 + (2 x 35)100
XH (Section B1 + Any one section)1525 + (1 x 60)100
XL (Section P + Any two sections)1525 + (2 x 30)100

GATE 2022 Registration Instructions

  • When candidates are going to fill the Online GATE Registration Form, they are suggested to read the GATE Information Brochure carefully before starting GATE Online Registration 2022.
  • You have to fill all of the required fields very carefully and completely in correct manner.
  • After that, save and verify the filled information before pressing on the “Submit and Proceed to Payment” button.
  • Once the GATE Application form is submitted, the candidates will not be allowed to make any changes to the entered details.
  • Candidates who are going to fill GATE 2022 Online Registration Form should download GATE 2022 Registration Slip or take print out copy for avoid any problem in future.

Procedure To Submit GATE Application Form 2022

Step1: GOAPS Registration/ GOAPS Login

  • First of all, candidates who are willing to participate in the GATE 2022 Exam are required to visit to the official web portal of Indian Institutes of Technology Bombay that is “”
  • Then you have to scroll down the cursor and press on the “GOAPS” link available in the ‘Quick Links’ section at the left side of the home portal.
  • Already registered candidates need to go for GATE Login 2022 Link.
  • New users are required to press GATE Registration link and enter asked details in the format.
  • Afterwards you will receive ID and Password For GATE 2022 Login.
  • Login your ID with the help of generated Password.

Step2: Filling of GATE Application Form

  • Now the candidates have to Fill GATE 2022 Application Form.
  • For this concern, first of all, you have to press on the “Start the GATE 2022 application” button and proceed.
  • Now candidates will have to upload their eligibility certificates, Category certificates, scanned photograph, signature and thumb impression as according to the requirements along with GATE Application Form Download.

Step3: Payment of GATE Application Fees

  • After that, candidates will have to pay the application fees through online (net banking or debit/ credit card).
  • According to the prevailing norms, additional online transaction charges or bank charges can be applicable.
  • The fees amount and bank charges will be shown to the candidates and they will have to confirm that the payment is for GATE 2022.
  • At the end, you are required to download the PDF Copy of application form by hitting “Download Application Form” button.

 Step4: Submission of Filled GATE Application Form

  • Candidates have to submit their filled GATE Application form on the official web portal.
  • It is important that candidate fills-in all the details in GOAPS without any error.
  • The GATE Online Application Form is liable to be rejected if there is an error, so you have to recheck twice and then submit the application form.
  • Also don’t forget to take a print out of the filled GATE 2022 Application form for future usage during examination.

More Links Related To GATE

GATE Syllabus GATE Study Material
GATE Question PapersGATE Rank Predictor
GATE Eligibility CriteriaGATE Admit Card
GATE Cut OffGATE Login 
GATE Result

Steps to Check GATE 2022 Application Status

Step1: When GATE Application Form of the contenders will be found accurate, complete, correct and in order then it will be accepted by the operator.

Step2: If not, then defects will be highlighted in the GATE Registration form and candidate will be informed about the same for rectification purpose.

Step3: GATE Application Status and defects identified in the application form will be informed to the candidates through email and/ or SMS.

Step4: You can easily check the status of the GATE Online Application form anytime by logging into through their GOAPS email ID and password.

Recovery of Enrolment ID or Password

In case you will forget your enrollment id or password then stop worrying as here on the below section we are providing you the detailed info through which you can recover it without any difficulty:

Forgot Enrolment ID or not received their Enrolment ID via Email:

For this concern, you have to select this option and submit your registered mobile number and password. The enrolment ID will be sent via SMS to the candidate’s mobile number.

Forgot Password:

In this case, provide your enrolment ID and password. Similarly, the password will be sent to the registered mobile number.

Forgot Registration Number – Steps to Recover Registration ID

GATE 2022 Application Correction

The candidates will have to send an email titled “Correction in data (Enrollment Number)” to the authorities along with the document proof for GATE Application Form Correction. You can only be able to change only the following categories for GATE Application Correction:

  • Name of the candidate (minor change in spelling)
  • Date of birth (minor change in year)
  • Name of Parent/Guardian (minor change in spelling)
  • Category status from General to OBC and OBC to General
  • Have you graduated in the above degree (changes in Yes/No)
  • Year of Qualifying Degree (minor change in year)

Documents Required While Filling Online GATE Application Form

At the Time of the submission of GATE 2022 Online Application Form, candidates must have the following list of documents:

  • Personal details (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.)
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • GATE paper (subject)
  • Choice of GATE examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate’s
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature
  • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in PDF format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute)
  • Valid Photo Identity Card (Driving License/ Passport/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar UID/ College ID/ Employee Identification Card/ Notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address).
  • For International students valid proofs are Passport/ Government Issued ID/ College ID/ Employee ID.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in 2022 or earlier – Degree Certificate/ Provisional Certificate/ Course Completion Certificate.
  • In case of final year students – Copy of the Marks Sheet of the fifth or sixth or seventh semester as the case may be.
  • Final year students – Provisional Certificate Letter as per format issued by the Head of Institute/ Dean/ Registrar/ Head of Department.
  • For candidates in final year of AMIE – mark sheet for section A of AMIE in case of professional equivalent qualifications.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Disability or PwD Certificate.
  • Candidates who are pursuing higher degree or masters must submit the qualifying degree certificate or provisional one.
  • Candidates with backlogs must upload copy of any of the mark sheet of the final year issued from the Institute where studying.

GATE 2022 Cut Off:

StreamsGeneralOBCSC/ ST/ PH
Computer Science2522.3016.23
Civil Engineering26.7018.124.20
Electronics and Communication2525.516.50
Chemical Engineering37.13425.0
Mechanical Engineering34.631.523.4
Petroleum Engineering39.535.226.3

GATE Exam 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

FAQ’s Related To GATE Application Form

Question 1: Which IIT will conduct GATE 2022?

Answer: IIT Kharagpur will conduct the GATE 2022 on February 5, 6, 12 & 13.

Question 2: Will Gate 2022 be postponed?

Answer: There is no information regarding the postponement of the GATE 2022 exam. In case of postponement, the notification will be released on the official website. It is also expected that the GATE notification regarding the exam will be released soon. 

Question 3: For how many papers, a candidate can apply in GATE 2022?

Answer: A candidate can apply for only two (2) of the 29 papers listed in the GATE 2022 Information Brochure or GATE website.

Question 4: Who is eligible for GATE 2022?

Answer: The authority has released the in detail GATE Eligibility Criteria 2022 on its official website.

Question 5: Is a candidate allowed to change his/her GATE Examination Paper or GATE Examination City after submission of the application?

Answer: YES. A request for the change of the GATE Examination Paper will be entertained against payment. A specific date for the same will be notified by conducting authority.

Question 6: What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination venue?

Answer: Candidates can only carry GATE 2022 Admit Card, Identification Card, and a pen inside the examination hall.

Question 7: How would I be able to use a virtual calculator in GATE 2022 as never used it before?

Answer: You need to practice using the virtual calculator by taking the GATE 2022 mock test available on before the exam.

Question 8: Is there any age limit for applying for GATE 2022? Are there any criteria regarding the nationality of candidates?

Answer: No, there is no age limit for applying for GATE 2022. Further, candidates from other countries as well can apply for GATE 2022. Check GATE 2022 eligibility criteria.

Question 9: What was the general category GATE Cut Off for Computer Science Engineering?

Answer: Last year, the GATE cut off for the general category in Computer Science Engineering was 28.5 marks.

Question 10: Do colleges offer scholarships to GATE Qualified candidates?

Answer: Yes, the higher education institutes across India offer scholarships to GATE qualified candidates.

Question 11: Are GATE qualified candidates allowed to apply for MTech/ME admission in institutes of National Importance only?

Answer: No, in addition to the institutes of national importance, GATE qualified candidates can apply for admissions in any institute offering MTech/ME/MS/Direct PhD admissions.

Press Here: GATE 2022 Official Website

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2022

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2022 (GATE 2022) is one of the premier exams conducted in order to shortlist the candidates from M. Tech admission. The application form for GATE 2022 will be available on 02-09-2021 and mode of application will be online.

The normal cutoff is around 650-700 GATE score (could be a bit higher too sometimes). To get such a score, you need to secure atleast 55-60 out of 100. GATE score is calculated out of 1000.

This GATE score computed based on the marks (normalized) obtained by the candidate and mean marks of top 0.1% or top 10 of the candidates who appeared in the same paper including multi-session.

GATE Entrance Exam Updates

YearsCandidates appeared for
GATE examination
202010,00,000 (Expected)
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GATE 2022 Percentile

GATE Percentile is a relative term which tells where you rank in a set of people. For example, if you’ve scored 99.00 percentile means that your score is above 99.00% students who’ve appeared the same exam. GATE Percentile Score of a candidate reflects his/her relative performance in the exam.

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One Response to "GATE Application Form 2022! Eligibility, Registration, Exam Dates, Apply Online"

  1. Boken Doley

    Today i pay Rs. 1267/- of GATE application through netbanking but it was shown that fees not paid. Make payment.
    again i do the transaction. Finally i got message fees paid. I Paid double amount will i get that back.

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