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GATE 2023 Exam - Get Admission in IITs for MTech Courses

 GATE 2023 Exam

What is GATE Exam 2023?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a national-level examination. It is conducted by 7 IITs & IISc on a rotational basis. This is the direct gateway for jobs in public sectors as well as research fields. Through this exam, you can get admissions in Postgraduate Engineering & Technology courses.

So, if you are an engineer and want to study in IITs for MTech and other postgraduate courses, then GATE Exam 2023 is perfect for you.

To get success in GATE 2023, you must have a fundamental idea of the examination. At Eduncle, we have provided you with the complete details of the GATE exam.

Check what details we have included in this blog: -

Highlights of GATE 2023

GATE 2023 Exam Dates

GATE Exam Notification 2023

GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Exam Centres of GATE 2023

Application Form of GATE 2023 Exam

GATE Exam Pattern

Syllabus for Graduate Aptitude Test 2023

GATE Admit Card 2023

GATE Answer Key

GATE Exam 2023 Result & Cut-off

Admitting Institutes for GATE 2023 Exam

List of Courses Of Graduate Aptitude Test



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GATE Exam 2023 Highlights 


Below are the important highlights of the 2023 exam: -



GATE 2023

GATE Full form

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Conducting Authority 2023

IIT Kanpur 

Exam Mode


Exam frequency

Once a year

Exam level

PG Level

Exam Duration

3 hours

Medium of Exam


GATE 2023 Official Website



Important Dates of GATE Exam 2023 


IIT Kanpur has announced the GATE 2023 Exam Dates and other important dates. If you are going to appear in the upcoming exam, then you can check all the important dates for GATE 2023 below:



GATE 2023 Important Dates 

Commencement of GATE 2023 Online Application Process

30th August 2022 

Last Date to Apply

07th October 2022 (Revised)

GATE Admit Card 2023 Download Date

3rd January 2023

GATE Exam Date 2023

4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th February 2023

GATE Result Date 2023

16th March 2023



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GATE 2023 Notifications & Latest Changes


If you are appearing in the GATE 2023 Exam, then you must know all the important updates and notifications as per the officials. Following are the latest news for GATE Notification 2023:

As per the recent update, the extended period of filling the GATE Online application form for 2023 with late fees is till 14th October 2022. 

The officials have extended the last date of filling out the GATE 2023 Application form to 07th October 2022 (without late fees). 

The officials have opened up the rectification portal for candidates to rectify the defects in their applications. The portal will close on 20th October 2022. 

The officials have newly added Ludhiana city in the IIT Roorkee zone as an exam center city. And had removed Puttur city from the IISc Banglore zone.

The candidates can now log in on the official website of GATE to fill out the online application form. The last date to register is 30th September 2022. 

GATE officials have added some new cities for exam centres this year. Now the GATE exam will be conducted in 219 cities/towns. 

New combinations of GATE subjects have been added this session. There is 82 combination of papers this session. 

GATE Exam Pattern has been changed for Geology and Geophysics (GG), Humanities and social science(XH), & Life sciences (XL).

The officials have combined the syllabus for the XL, XH & XE paper codes. Previously it was released separately for all subjects. You can check the subject name along with the paper code for combined syllabus below

The GATE 2023 exam will be held on 4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th February 2023.

 The application form for 2023 session will be released on 30th August 2022. The last date to fill the form is 30th September 2022.

 The GATE 2023 admit card will be released on 3rd January 2023 for all the candidates who will successfully apply for the exam.

 The final result for 2023 exam will be declared on 16th March 2023.

 The officials have made major changes in GATE Application Fee. You can check the GATE 2023 Application fees here

 This year, the exam will be conducted in 176 exam cities.

IIT Kanpur is conducting the GATE 2023 Exam.

To get the information about all the important dates, you must check the GATE 2023 Notifications.



GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria 


Before applying for the GATE 2023 exam, you must ensure the eligibility criteria i.e., education qualification and age limit. You have to fulfill all the eligibility criteria to get registered for the exam.

You must check out the below points for GATE 2023 eligibility:

Nationality- Indian and Foreign candidates are eligible.

GATE Age Limit- There is no age limit for GATE exam.

GATE 2023 Qualification- You should have cleared BE/B.Tech/B.Sc./, M.Sc./M.A./MCA from a state /Central government-recognized institution. If you are pursuing the final year of a bachelor's or equivalent exam, then you are eligible to apply for the exam.

There are many other qualifications that have been released by the officials. You can check GATE Eligibility Criteria here.



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GATE 2023 Exam Centres


Graduate Aptitude Test is conducted in 8 zones (one IISc and 7 IITs) due to administrative purposes. You can choose three centers from the same zone.

Below, you can check the list of eight exam zones that are responsible to held the upcoming GATE exam:


Zone No.

Zonal GATE Office

Number of Examination Cities


IISc Bangalore



IIT Bombay



IIT Delhi



IIT Guwahati



IIT Kanpur



IIT Kharagpur



IIT Madras Chennai



IIT Roorkee




This is a tentative list of examination cities. If any changes are made by the officials, we will update here.

The GATE Committee 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 Application Form 2023 


The registration procedure is the first step for participating in the GATE 2023 exam. IIT Kanpur has started the application form for the 2023 exam from 30th August 2022.

So, if you want to appear in the GATE Examination must check the procedure before applying for the exam.

You can check the complete steps to fill the GATE 2023 Application Form here.



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GATE 2023 Exam Pattern 


After filling the form, you should start preparing for the exam. For this, you must be aware of the GATE paper pattern. It helps you to prepare for the exam accordingly.

You can check the latest  GATE Exam Pattern 2023 with complete details from the given table below:




Total Number of questions


Maximum Marks


Type of Question

MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)

NAT (Numerical Answer Type)

Marking Scheme

For the 1-mark MCQs question, there is 1/3 negative marking.

For the 2-mark MCQs question, there is 2/3 negative marking.

For un-attempted questions, there are zero markings.

There is no negative marking for the NAT section.



GATE Syllabus 2023 


The syllabus provides you an idea of the number of units, and which units are most important, and which are less.

Since, two more subjects were added in the GATE examination last year, the exam will now be conducted in 29 subjects. The officials have changed the syllabus for the 2023 exam.

You should check GATE Syllabus for your subject to make a timetable and to cover all the topics asked in the exam.



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GATE Admit Card 


GATE Admit Card 2023 is an essential document to appear for the exam.

While downloading the admit card, you must ensure that the details mentioned on the admit card are correct.

In case of any discrepancy, you can contact the official authorities.

You should carry the original photo id and its zerox copy along with the admit card.



GATE 2023 Answer Key 


Answer keys provide you an idea about your marks and help you to know that you will select in the examination or not. The official will release the answer key 10-15 days after conducting the exam. You can easily download the key by login into the website.

You may also challenge the answer key if you are not satisfied with the official answer key. For this, you have to pay 500 INR for each question.



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GATE Exam 2022 Result & Cut-off 


As per the officials, the GATE 2022 result was declared on 17th March 2022 by IIT Kharagpur. 

The GATE 2022 cut-off was released on the basis of the number of aspirants appeared, available seats & the GATE paper difficulty level.

Below, we are sharing a brief idea of the GATE cut-off 2022. It will help you to set your target for the upcoming exam.



Cutoff Marks

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science and Information Technology

Electronics and Communication

Civil Engineering




























Admitting Institutes for GATE 2023 Exam


If you are pursuing MTech courses in IITs or IISc Bangalore, you are required to register in the COAP portal first.

All the GATE Exam Participating IITs and IISc Bangalore publish the seat allotment result on Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) portal.

For MTech courses at NITs and GFTIs, you can get Admission through the CCMT portal.



List of Courses Offered through Graduate Aptitude Test


You can study in M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan./M.Des. courses by applying GATE exam.

After qualifying for the exam, you have to appear in the GATE counseling process through which you will get renowned institutes for these courses.



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Summing Up 


In this blog, we have mentioned all the details you need to know regarding GATE 2023 Examination.

If you want admission to a post-graduation program at IIT or NIT, you must appear for the GATE 2023 exam.

Hope the above information will help you. If you have any queries regarding the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, please feel free to ask us in the below comments box.

We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

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  • Tanisha

    I am a bsc graduated is it good to apply for gate now


    Hello Tanisha,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As per the GATE Eligibility Criteria, any candidate who has a Bachelor degree in any branch of Science are eligible to apply for the GATE exams 2023.
    Thank You!!


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