GATE Online Form 2022 – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
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GATE Online Form 2022 – Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

GATE Notification 2022

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has released the official notification for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2022. GATE 2022 will be conducted for 29 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th February, 2022. There are two sessions (forenoon and afternoon) each day. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

GATE Examination

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national examination conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Arts and Science, in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MoE scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. 
Further, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have used GATE score to shortlist the candidates for employment. A few such organizations are: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL).

Direct recruitment to Group A level posts in Central government, i.e., Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, is now being carried out on the basis of GATE score.

GATE Exam 2022 Details

Name of Exam:
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2022

Organizing Institute:
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur

Type of Test:
Fully Computer Based Test (CBT)

Validity of GATE 2022: Valid for THREE years from the date of announcement of results

Total number of subject papers:
Number of questions: 65 
Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Duration of Exam:
3 Hours

Examination Date/s: 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th February, 2022

Official website:

Eligibility Criteria for GATE Examination

Educational Qualification: A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible to appear for GATE 2022 examination.

Age Limit: There is NO age limit to appear for GATE 2021 examination

GATE 2022 Application Fee

Pay on or before 30-08 to 14-09-2021:

# Other Categories: Rs. 1500/-
# SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female: Rs. 750/-

During the Extended Period (25-09 to 01-10-2021):

# Other Category: Rs. 2000/-
# SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female: Rs. 1250

Payment Mode:
Debit/ Credit card/ Net Banking

Examination Centres under  IIT Guwahati

There is a total of 21 examination centres for GATE 2022 under IIT Guwahati zone

# Agartala (TR)
# Aizawl (MZ)
# Asansol-Durgapur (WB)
# Bokaro Steel City (JH)
# Burdwan (WB)
# Dhanbad (JH)
# Dibrugarh (AS)
# Dimapur-Kohima (NL)
# Gangtok (SK)
# Guwahati (AS)
# Imphal (MN)
# Itanagar (AR)
# Jorhat (AS)
# Kalyani (WB)
# Muzaffarpur (BR)
# Patna (BR)
# Purnea (BR)
# Shillong (ML)
# Silchar (AS)
# Siliguri (WB)
# Tezpur (AS)

How to apply for GATE 2022 ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) by visiting official GATE Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for GATE 2022.

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on the "Online Application" .

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Pay the necessary application fee as per your category .

# At the end, submit the application form and take a print out of the application form .

GATE 2022 Results

GATE 2022 results will be announced on 17th March 2022 and will be available on the GATE 2022 Website. GATE 2022 score is valid for three (3) years from the date of announcement of the results. No information on the GATE 2022 score will be available after this period.

Important Dates of GATE 2022 Online Form

# Starting Date to Apply Online: 02/09/2021
# Closing Date to Submission (Online) of Application: 24/09/2021 28/09/2021
# Extended Closing Date for Submission of (Online) Application with Late Fee: 01/10/2021
# Last Date for change of Category /Exam City / paper (an additional fee will be applicable): 12/11/2021
# Date for Admit Cards Available on Website: 03/01/2022
# Date of GATE Exam: 05, 06, 12 & 13/02/2022
# Date of Announcement of Results on Online Application Portal: 17/03/2022

Important Web-links of GATE Online Form

Online ApplicationClick Here
Information Brochure
Click Here
Official Website
Click Here