GATE TOPPERS : 2021

Saireet Misra

Gouranga Maity

Pranav Joshi

Ahallya Jaladeep

GATE Courses

Some Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Online applications for JRF/NET are invited twice a year on all India basis through Press Notification of Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF and LS/AP.

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, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been using the GATE score in their recruitment process.

The Organising Institute for GATE 2022 is Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP).

Please find free videos for GATE preparation at below YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdOEgHe-0wdqqYcKC88abCA?sub_confirmation=1
Online Application Process Opens
https://gate.iitkgp.ac.in
Monday 30th August 2021
Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process Friday 24th September 2021
End of Extended period for online Registration / application (with late fee) Friday 1st October 2021
Last Date for change of Category, Paper and Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) Friday 12th October 2021
Admit Card will be available for download Monday 3rd January 2022
GATE 2022 Examination
Forenoon: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (Tentative)
Afternoon: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (Tentative)
Saturday
Sunday
Saturday
Sunday
5th January 2022
6th January 2022
12th January 2022
13th January 2022
Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Thursday 17th March 2022
Degree/Program Qualifying Degree/Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Expected Year of Completion
B.E. / B.Tech. / B. Pharm. Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering / Technology) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2023
B.Sc. (Research) / B.S. Bachelor's degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2023
Pharm. D. (after 10+2) 6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards Currently in the 3rd 4th 5th 6th year or higher or already completed 2025
M.B.B.S. Degree holders of M.B.B.S. and those who are in the 5th / 6th / 7th semester or higher semester of such programme. Currently in the 5th / 6th / 7th year or higher or already completed 2023
M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent Master's degree in any branch of Arts/Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent. Currently in the first year or higher or already Completed 2023
Int. M.E./ M.Tech.(Post-B.Sc.) Post-B.Sc Integrated Master's degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4-year program). Currently in the 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th year or already completed 2025
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master's degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5-year program) Currently in the 3rd / 4th / 5th year or already completed 2024
B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com. Bachelor degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 year program) Currently in the 3rd year or already completed 2022
Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2024
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch.) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MoE/UPSC/AICTE Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA
For Examination Centres in India Regular Period (30th August to 24th Sept. 2021) During the Extended Period (25th Sep. to 1st Oct. 2021)
For Examination Centres in India ₹ 750 ₹ 1250
Female candidates (per paper) ₹ 750 ₹ 1250
SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper) ₹ 1500 ₹ 2000

GATE Computer Science & Information Technology previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-computer-science/previous-year-question-paper.jsp

GATE Biotechnology previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-biotechnology/previous-year-papers.jsp

GATE Life Science previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-life-science/previous-year-question-papers.jsp

GATE Chemistry previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-chemistry/previous-year-question-papers.jsp

GATE Physics previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-physics/previous-year-question-papers.jsp

GATE Mathematics previous year question paper:

https://ifasonline.com/gate-mathematics/previous-year-question-papers.jsp

A candidate can apply for ONE or TWO papers (from the given set of combinations as per Table) of the 29 papers listed in the GATE INFORMATION BROCHURE or GATE website.

Code of The First (Primary) Paper Codes of Papers Allowed as The Second Paper Code of The First (Primary) Paper Codes of Papers Allowed as The Second Paper
AE NM, XE IN EC, EE, PH
AG ES, GE, XE, XL MA CS, GE, PH, ST
AR CE ME AE, CH, NM, PI, XE
BM BT, EC, IN, XL MN GE, GG, XE
BT BM, XL MT PH, XE
CE AE, AR, ES, GE, NM NM AE, CE, XE
CH PE, XE PE CH, GG, XE
CS EC, GE, MA, ST PH EC, GE, GG, IN, MA, MT, ST, XE
CY XL PI ME, MT, XE
EC IN, PH, EE, CS, GE ST MA, PH
EE EC, IN TF XE
ES AG, CE, GE XE AE, AG, CH, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI, TF, NM
EY XL XH ST
GE CE, GG, ES, MN XL BM, BT, CY, EY
GG GE, MN, PE, PH

The choice of the appropriate paper is the responsibility of the candidate. Some guidelines in this respect are suggested below:

• The candidates are expected to appear in paper(s) [up to two as per the given set of combinations in Table] appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree.

• The candidates are, however, free to choose any other paper according to their admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which they wish to seek admission.