GATE 2022 notification released by IIT Kharagpur

GATE 2022 notification released by IIT Kharagpur. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) released GATE 2022 notification. IMPORTANT DATES RELATED TO GATE 2022

About GATE 2022

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science for admission into the Masters Program and Recruitment by some Public Sector Companies. GATE 2022 is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and six other Indian Institutes of Technology at Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Chennai, Roorkee & Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. Organising Institute for GATE 2022 is Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur


Given the pandemic situation all the international centers have been cancelled for GATE-2022. However, foreign Nationals can register and give their exam in any cities listed for GATE 2022.
Activity Day Date
Online Application Process Opens ( ) Monday 30th August 2021
Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process Friday 24th September 2021
Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process Friday 1st October 2021
Display of Defective Applications to rectify Tuesday 26th October 2021
Last date for rectification of Applications Tuesday 1st November 2021
Last Date for change of Category, Paper and Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable) Friday 12th November 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 February 2022 6th February 2022 12th February 2022 13th February 2022
Announcement of the Results in the Online Application Portal Thursday 17th March 2022

Important Announcements

Eligibility Criteria

The following candidates are eligible to appear in GATE 2022 examination
A candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program. A candidate who has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam. However, the candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MoE/AICTE/UGC/UPSC as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Planning, etc. Candidates who have obtained / are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: Must be currently in the 3rd or higher years or completed their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 3 years) in Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce.
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. Arch. Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2024 (for 5-year program), 2023 (for 4-year program)
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 already completed 2025
M.B.B.S./B.D.S. Degree holders of M.B.B.S./B.D.S. and those who are in the 5th/6th/7th semester or higher semester of such programme. 5th, 6th, 7th or higher semester 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 any year any year
Int. M.E./ M.Tech./M.Pharm 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 2023
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 (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses NA

GATE 2022 Papers & Syllabus

GATE 2022 will be conducted for 29 papers. The table shows the list of papers with codes. Please click the link in Paper/Code to download the syllabus. A candidate is allowed to appear either in ONE or UP TO TWO papers of the GATE 2022 examination. However, a candidate is only allowed to select the second paper from the pre-defined Two Paper Combination list.
GATE Paper Code GATE Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Agricultural Engineering AG Mathematics MA
Architecture and Planning (New Pattern) AR Mechanical Engineering ME
Biomedical Engineering BM Mining Engineering MN
Biotechnology BT Metallurgical Engineering MT
Civil Engineering CE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (New Paper) NM
Chemical Engineering CH Petroleum Engineering PE
Computer Science and Information Technology CS Physics PH
Chemistry CY Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Environmental Science & Engineering ES Engineering Sciences XE
Ecology and Evolution EY Humanities & Social Sciences XH
Geomatics Engineering (New Paper) GE Life Sciences XL
Geology and Geophysics GG
Each GATE 2022 paper is for total 100 marks, General Aptitude (GA) is common for all papers (15 marks) and rest of the paper covers the respective syllabus (85 marks). Click here for detailed Pattern of the Question Papers.
XE Paper Sections Code XH Paper Sections Code XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) (15 marks) A Reasoning and Comprehension (Compulsory) (25 marks) B1 Chemistry (Compulsory) (25 marks) P
Any TWO optional Sections (2×35 = 70 marks) Any ONE optional Section (60 marks) Any TWO optional Sections (2×30 = 60 marks)
Fluid Mechanics B Economics C1 Biochemistry Q
Materials Science C English C2 Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Linguistics C3 Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Philosophy C4 Zoology T
Polymer Science and Engineering F Psychology C5 Food Technology U
Food Technology G Sociology C6
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H
Multi-sessional papers: Candidate will be assigned to appear only in one of the sessions for the papers running in multiple sessions. Candidates must familiarize themselves with the paper code as it is required both during application and examination. A candidate appearing in ONE or TWO Papers should fill ONLY ONE application form. In case of Multiple applications, only one will be accepted and remaining applications will be rejected without any refund for the paid fee.

Required Documents

Data Requirement for Filling the Online Application Form in GATE 2022
  1. Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the valid photo ID, which the candidate MUST produce in original while appearing for GATE-2022 examination at the centre. GATE 2022 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt/Prof/Capt, etc. MUST NOT be used before name.
  2. Address for Communication (including PIN code).
  3. Eligibility degree details.
  4. College name and address with PIN code.
  5. GATE paper(s) (subject).
  6. THREE Choices of GATE examination cities.
  7. High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified.
  8. Good quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified.
  9. Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
  10. Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
  11. Scanned copy of Certificate of Dyslexia (if applicable) in pdf format.
  12. Scanned copy of any one of the valid photo Identity Document: Aadhaar-UID (preferable), Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID and Driving License. The same ID, in original, MUST be carried to the examination hall.
  13. Net-banking/debit card/credit card/UPI details for fee payment.

Application Fee

The fee per subject paper is given below, for two papers the amount of fee is twice that for a single paper.
For Examination Centres in India Regular Period (30th Aug to 24th Sept 2021) During the Extended Period (25th Sept to 1st Oct 2021)
Female candidates (per paper)  750  1250
SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)  750  1250
All other candidates (per paper)  1500  2000
*PwD means Persons with Disability. Fee Charges for changes / modifications (One-Time Only) in GATE 2022 Application (from 1st to 12th November 2021)
No. Description of Changes / Modifications Fee Charges
(i) Change in choice of examination cities  500
(ii) Change of existing paper  500
(iii) Add a second paper (from given combinations with respect to the primary paper)  500 plus suitable amount per paper for the candidate’s category
(iv) Change of gender to female  500
(v) Change of gender from female to any other gender  500 +  750 =  1250
(vi) Change of category to SC/ST  500
(vii) Change of category from SC/ST to any other  500 +  750 =  1250
(viii) Change from Non-PwD to PwD  500
(ix) Change from PwD to Non-PwD  500 +  750 =  1250
(x) Any other change in category (not mentioned above)  500
There will be NO REFUND of any fee, other than for failed transactions.

Exam Cities

Zone 1 -IISc Bangalore

Zone 2- IIT Bombay

Zone 3- IIT Delhi

Zone 4- IIT Guwahati

Zone 5- IIT Kanpur

Zone 6- IIT Kharagpur

Zone 7- IIT Madras

Zone 8- IIT Roorkee

This is a tentative list of examination cities, and any change will be updated on the website. Choice of Examination City: A candidate can choose THREE cities from the list of examination cities given above. All the three choices must be from the same GATE 2022 zone. GATE 2022 reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one, and allot a city that may not be from any of the choices selected by the candidate. GATE 2022 will not be conducted in any International centres due to current COVID-19 pandemic.


Contact Hours:      Monday to Friday      10:00 AM to 1:00 PM,   2:00 PM to 5:30 PM     (Government working days only)
Zones Contact Address Phone Number E-mail ID
Zone-1 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Bengaluru 560 012 080-22932392 080-23601227 gate @
Zone-2 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076 022-25767068 022-25767022 gateoffice @
Zone-3 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016 011-26591749 gate @
Zone-4 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati 781 039 0361-2582751 0361-2582755 gate @
Zone-5 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur 208 016 0512-2597412 gate @
Zone-6 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur 721 302 03222-282091 03222-282095 gateonline @
Zone-7 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai 600 036 044-22578200 gate @
Zone-8 Chairperson, GATE Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee 247 667 01332-284531 gate @
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