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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 Cities 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 2022 Result & Cut-off

Admitting Institutes for GATE 2022 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 2022

IIT Kanpur (Expected)

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 2023


IIT Kanpur hasn't released the dates for various events for the 2023 exam.

If you are going to appear in the GATE 2023 session, then you can check all the important dates for GATE 2023 below for reference:



GATE 2023 Important Dates (Tentative)

Online Application Process Opens

August 2022

Date of GATE Registration

September 2022

Last Date of Submission of Application Last Week of September 2022

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

October 2022

GATE Admit Card 2023 Download Date

January 2023

GATE Exam Date 2023

First Week of February 2023

GATE Provisional Answer Key Third Week of February 2022

GATE Result Date 2023

March 2023

GATE Scorecard Download March 2023



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GATE 2022 Notifications & Latest Changes


If you have appeared in 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:

Additional Rounds in the COAP 2022 Counselling process has been started. After completion of round A, officials have opened the offer portal for round B from 30th June 2022. Candidates can login and take action till 1st July 2022, 23:59 Hrs.

As per the latest CCMT 2022 Counselling process updates, Candidates who have been allotted a seat for the first time in round 2 have to upload their documents online.

Also, candidates have to specify their willingness (Freeze/Float/Slide) and Withdrawal in Round – 2 and submit the Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee before 1st July 2022 till 02:00 P.M.

As per the latest notification of CCMT Round-1, the last date for payment of seat acceptance fee, document submission, willingness (freeze/float/slide) and withdrawal has been extended up to 21st June 2022.

As per latest update, round V of GATE counselling has been started from 17th June 2022. Candidates logged in to participate till 19th June 2022.

Round IV of GATE counselling was organised from 10th -12th June 2022.

As per the latest news, some institutes changed the seat matrix and fees and added some new programs in CCMN counselling.

Candidates who have filled the counseling form on or before 6th June 2022 can reconsider their choice and make changes as per their preference. Check here the complete notification released by the officials.

As per the latest update, the registration procedure for the CCMT Counselling Process has started on 23rd May 2022. The last date to apply is 12th June 2022.

The First Round of GATE counselling has been conducted successfully. The next round will be held from 27th - 29th May 2022.  

As per the latest update, GATE Counselling has been started on 20th May 2022.  

The officials have released the tentative schedule for GATE on the official web portal of COAP.

According to the latest notifications, GATE 2022 Scorecard is available for download from 22nd March. You can log in to the website with your enrollment ID and password to download the scorecard.

According to the latest notifications, the officials have released the GATE 2022 Result on 17th March. You can log in to the website with your enrollment ID and password to view the scores.

As per latest updates, the GATE 2022 Exam Provisional Answer Key will release on 21st February 2022. Candidates can challenge the answer key till 25th February 2022.

As per the latest update, the GATE Admit Cards are available for download on the official website from 15th January 2022. You can check the step by step procedure to get the GATE 2022 Admit Card here.

IIT Kharagpur has closed the correction window on 12th November 2021.

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

According to the official website, 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.

The officials have relased the GATE 2022 examination schedule.

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 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.

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 2023


The registration procedure is the first step for participating in the GATE 2023 exam. IIT Kanpur will release the application form for the 2023 exam in the month of September 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.

As per the latest updates, the exam pattern of AR (Architecture and Planning) has been changed in 2022 session. 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.

As per the new notification, the GATE examination 2023 will 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 xerox 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 has been declared on 17th March 2022 by IIT Kharagpur.

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

From 22nd March 2022, the GATE 2022 scorecard is available for download on the official website for candidates who have qualified the examination.

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.



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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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