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GATE 2022 Exam - Get Admission in IITs for MTech Courses

GATE Exam 2022

What is GATE Exam 2022?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering also known as GATE Exam is a national level examination 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 2022 is perfect for you.

To get success in GATE 2022, you must have a fundamental idea of the examination. At Eduncle, we have provided you with the complete details of the GATE 2022 exam.

Check what details we have included in this blog: -


Highlights of GATE 2022

GATE 2022 Exam Dates

GATE Exam Notification 2022

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Exam Cities of GATE 2022

Application Form of GATE 2022 Exam

GATE Exam Pattern

2022 Syllabus for Graduate Aptitude Test

GATE Admit Card 2022

GATE Answer Key

GATE Exam 2022 Result & Cut-off

Admitting Institutes for GATE 2022 Exam

List of Courses Of Graduate Aptitude Test



GATE Exam 2022 Highlights


Below are the important highlights of the 2022 exam: -



GATE 2022

GATE Full form

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Conducting Authority 2022

IIT Kharagpur

Exam Mode


Exam frequency

Once a year

Exam level

PG Level

Exam Duration

3 hours

Medium of Exam                                        


GATE 2022 Official Website


Important Dates of GATE Exam 2022


IIT Kharagpur has released the dates of various events for the 2022 exam.

If you are going to appear in the GATE 2022 session, then check all the important dates below:



GATE Important Dates

Online Application Process Opens

2nd September 2021

Date of GATE Registration

30th September 2021 (Without Late Fee)

Last Date of Submission of Application 1st October to 7th October (With Late Fee)

GATE Correction Form (change category, Paper, and Exam city with an additional fee)

1st to 12th November 2021

GATE Admit Card 2022 Download Date

3rd January 2022

GATE Exam Date 2022

5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th February 2022

GATE Result Date 2022

17th March 2022



GATE 2022 Notifications & Latest Changes


If you are appearing for the GATE 2022 Exam, then you must know all the important updates and notifications as per the officials. Following are the latest news for GATE Notification 2022:

IIT Kharagpur will open the correction window on 1st November 2021. Candidates who made any mistakes in the application form can make changes till 12th November 2021.

The conducting authority has extended the GATE Application form dates from 28th September to 30th September 2021. 

As per the latest updates, candidates can submit their application form with a late fee from 1st October to 7th October 2021.

IIT KGP has added Leh as a new GATE Exam Centre 2022.

GATE 2022 exam will conduct on 5th, 6th, 12th, and 13th February 2022.

Candidates are advised to keep their essential documents ready with them as they will require them for the counseling process.

There is a total of 29 subjects included from 2022. Two new subjects have been introduced in the exam which are:

(NM) Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

(GE) Geomatics Engineering

Due to the current crisis of pandemics, the official has decided to drop the GATE exam 2022 on the international level. However international applicants can appear for the exam in Indian centres.

The exam organizing authority has decreased GATE 2022 centres in some zones.

The exam cities Sonepat, Panipat, and Idukki have been canceled.

To get the information about all the important dates, you must check the GATE 2022 Notifications on a regular basis.



GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria


Before applying for the GATE 2022 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 2022 eligibility.

Nationality- Indian and Foreign candidates are eligible.

GATE Age Limit- There is no age limit for GATE 2022.

GATE 2022 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.



GATE 2022 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.

As per the latest updates, the exam cities Sonepat, Panipat, and Idukki have been canceled. Candidates who have selected these cities are requested to change the city choice in the application form without additional fees.



GATE Application Form 2022


The registration procedure is the first step of the GATE 2022 exam. IIT Kharagpur has released the application form for the 2022 exam from 2nd September to 30th September 2021.

If you are unable to submit the online form till 30th September 2021, then you can submit it from 1st October to 7th October 2021 with a late fee.

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 2022 Application Form here.



GATE 2022 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.

As per the latest updates, the exam pattern of AR (Architecture and Planning) has been changed.  You can check the latest  GATE Exam Pattern 2022 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 2022


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

As per the new notification, the GATE examination 2022 will be conducted in 29 subjects. The officials have changed the syllabus for the 2022 exam. You should check GATE Syllabus for your subject to make a timetable and to cover all the topics asked in the exam.



GATE Admit Card


GATE 2022 Admit Card is an essential document to appear for the exam. As per the latest official notification, admit card will be available for download from 3rd January 2022 on the official website. 

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 xerox copy along with the admit card.



GATE 2022 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.



GATE Exam 2022 Result & Cut-off


As per the officials, the GATE 2022 result will declare in the month of march by IIT Kharagpur.

After the result declaration, the GATE 2022 cut-off will release on the basis of the number of aspirants who appeared, the number of available seats & the GATE paper difficulty level.

You can easily download the result from the official website.

Below, we are sharing a brief idea of the GATE cut-off 2021. It will help you to set your target for an upcoming exam.



Cutoff Marks

Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science and Information Technology

Electronics and Communication

Civil Engineering




























Admitting Institutes for GATE 2022 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.


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.

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