What is GATE? - Know How to Apply, Eligibility, Benefits of GATE Exam/Scores
What is GATE? - IIT Kharagpur shall organize GATE 2022. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and the seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) jointly conduct GATE for PG course admission in engineering/science.
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The GATE exam is conducted on behalf of the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE. Not only this, some colleges and institutions, which offer admission without MHRD scholarship/assistantship, for them also the GATE exam qualification is mandatory. Further, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) use GATE exam score in their recruitment process. GATE 2022 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur for 29 subjects. Read on to know what is GATE exam, how to apply for it, procedure and more.
GATE exam is conducted in online mode (Computer Based Test (CBT)) at various centres spread in different cities across India, as well as, in six cities outside India. The GATE exam centres comprises eight zonal centres under which various cities are listed where national level engineering postgraduate entrance exam is conducted. Moreover, candidates should be aware that GATE exam scores are valid for three years only from the date of announcement of the results.
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Who Can Apply for GATE? Check Eligibility Here
In order to appear for GATE exam, candidates must meet the prescribed eligibility criteria by the authorities. The GATE eligibility criteria will consist of parameters like nationality, age limit, academic qualification, marks required and more. However, candidates must also check the list of eligible qualifying examinations, before proceeding to fill the application form. Candidates can check the general eligibility criteria of GATE 2022 below:
Age Limit - No age limit.
Nationality - Candidates must be citizens of India. However, candidates from other countries can apply for GATE if they meet the given eligibility criteria.
Pass Percentage - No minimum pass percentage in the qualifying degree.
Academic Qualification - The candidates should have passed or be in their final year of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in any relevant science subject.
How to Apply for GATE Exam? Go Through Application Process
GATE application form will be released by the IIT conducting the examination. IT Kharagpur shall release the GATE 2022 application form in online mode. All the eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form of GATE 2022, by following given below steps:
Steps to Fill GATE Application Form
Register: Candidates have to register through GOAPS portal by entering their name, email ID and mobile number. On successful registration, an enrolment number will be generated. Create a password for login purposes for further process of GATE exam.
Fill Application Form: Login and enter all the requisite details like personal, educational and contact information. Along with this, details related to college and valid photo ID also has to be filled in the application form. Further, selection of GATE paper and exam centres as per the preference had to be done.
Upload Scanned Images: The photograph, signature and category certificate (if applicable) has to be scanned and uploaded as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities.
Payment of Application Fees: To complete the application process of GATE exam, payment of the application fee as per the category one belongs to in online mode i.e., net banking/debit card/credit card has to be made.
Submit Application Form: After completing the above given steps, review and submit the GATE 2022 application form.
Know About GATE Exam Pattern
Candidates must thoroughly go through the GATE exam pattern before starting the preparation.
Going through the GATE exam pattern will enable candidates to know details such as the duration of the exam, subjects, number of questions, marking scheme and more. This will help candidates to understand how GATE will be conducted and boost their preparation process. Check GATE exam pattern below:
GATE Exam Pattern
3 hours (180 minutes)
Number of Questions
There will be two question types:
Number of sections
Will comprise of total 3 sections except for AR, CY, GG, EY, XL, PH and MA papers :
General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics (for XL papers it is Chemistry) and Subject – Specific section
General Aptitude Section
Will consist of a compulsory General Aptitude (GA) section constituting of 10 questions. 5 of the questions among 10 will carry 1 mark and the rest 5 will carry 2 marks each. Total marks - 15.
Two types of MCQs:
GATE 2022 Exam Pattern - Paper Code Wise Subject Weightage
CE, CS, EC, AE, AG, BT, CH, ME, MN, MT, EE, IN, TF, PE, ST and PI
GA (General Aptitude) – 5 question
Engineering Mathematics – 5 question
Subject of the Paper – 15 question
AR, CY, GG, EY, XE, XL, PH and MA
GA (General Aptitude) and Maths– 11
Subject of the Paper – 44
GATE Syllabus to be Covered
The GATE syllabus will carry important topics and units that need to be studied to score marks. Candidates preparing for GATE exam will have to check the syllabus according to discipline/paper they are appearing for. However, General Aptitude needs to be studied by all registered candidates as it is compulsory for every GATE exam paper. By going through the GATE syllabus, candidates will get an idea about the topics, units that need to be studied for the exam.
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Check GATE paper code below:
Paper Codes of GATE 2022
Ecology and Evolution
Geology and Geophysics
GATE 2022 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers
XE Paper Sections
XL Paper Sections
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)
Polymer Science and Engineering
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
The result of GATE 2022 will be announced by IIT Kharagpur as per schedule. Candidates will be able to access the GATE result by log in in to their account. The result will carry GATE scores which will be used for further admission process. The result will carry GATE scores out of 100, qualifying marks for GATE paper, All India Rank and more. Authorities will calculate scores by using the raw scores secured by the candidates in their respective GATE exam paper. For those GATE papers which have multiple sessions, a normalization process will be adopted by the authorities. Candidates will be able to download their GATE scorecard from the official website. However, only those candidates who will meet the qualifying cutoff will be allotted rank and allowed to download the GATE score card. Information such as score out of 1000, raw score, category wise qualifying marks, rank and more will be present in the GATE 2022 score card.
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Why to Appear for GATE
Following are a few reasons why one should appear for GATE exam:
Go for Higher Studies (Masters and PhD Programme Admissions)
GATE qualified can apply for admission into IITs, NITs, GFTIs, IISc and many other institutes for higher studies. Also, they can avail some reserved seats at IIMs for doctoral programme. Based on the GATE score, Institutes like IIT Bombay offers admissions to PhD., PGDM and PGDIE programmes.
Go for Overseas to Study
GATE exam qualified candidates can apply for studies in other countries like Germany, Singapore also. So, India is not only the limit.
By qualifying GATE exam, candidates will be eligible for PSUs Recruitment. Candidates must note that the number of PSUs participating in the recruitment process are increasing, moreover, top companies are also getting involved in it.
Go for White Collar Jobs
GATE qualified candidates will also be able to apply for various jobs like a Professor or Asst. Professor in reputed institutes. Moreover, Scientists "C" grade jobs can also be acquired by candidates who have qualified GATE exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - What is GATE? - Know How to Apply, Eligibility, Benefits of GATE Exam/Scores
Question: What are benefits of GATE exam?
Candidates appearing for GATE 2022 shall stand chance of admissions in renowned institutes.
Question: What is GATE exam eligibility?
Candidates applying for GATE admission should have passed their graduation with a suitable programme depending upon the GATE paper they are appearing for.
Question: Is GATE tougher than JEE?
There is no comparison of GATE exam and JEE as one is for undergraduate and another is for post graduate course. Although both of them are national level entrance exams and hold much value for students.
Question: Is GATE exam useful for jobs?
Yes, various PSUs offer jobs on the basis of GATE scores. Having a valid GATE score adds to candidate qualifications as well.
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Questions related to GATE
By mistakenly I have given wrong CGPA while applying for CCMT. How it is going to affect me in the day of document verification??
Hope you are doing great as per the question asked by you, you should definitely mail the authorities about the mistake that you have made some times forms are being opened given with the correction window for some time it that window you can surely change the following details regarding the same.
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what is the fees for GATE for humanities and social sciences,general category
GATE 2022 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. Students can expect the official GATE 2022 notification to be released in july 2021 along with the exam dates , syllabus and official brochure.
The registration fee for GATE 2022 is as
For General category (Male) = Rs 1500
For General category ( Female) =Rs 750
For ST/SC/PwD = Rs 750
For more information , go through the link below
Is it possible to register on institute site, for special round in m tech admission at iit kanpur with valid GATE 2021 score?
As specified against specific M.Tech programme at IIT Kanpur
Minimum Marks or CPI
The minimum marks shall vary for the particular programmes. On an average, candidates should have minimum CPI ranging from 6.5 to 7.5
Candidates applying for IIT Kanpur 2021 M.Tech admission should have a valid GATE score
IITs with minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and minimum 8 in the last two years in the bachelor's programme are exempt of having GATE score.
You can visit here for more information
The official website iit Kanpur
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what is the fees for ST category students in iit s and nits who are pursuing their master degree through gate exam
It should be noted that the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD are exempted from paying tuition fees, in IITs and NIT's however other charges might be applicable.
Please access the below links for further details:
Alternatively, you could also check the fee structure on their official website.
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How can we join mtech through gate score in sv university?
SVU Application Form to April 26, 2021. Interested candidates can visit the official website to download the application form. The application can be submitted through online and offline modes.
Eligibility BE/B.Tech/AMIE in Engineering (OR) Equivalent with 50% aggregate in degree
Official website of university https://svuce.edu.in /
For more information :- https://www.careers360.com/colleges/sri-venkateswara-university-college-of-engineering-tirupati
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