GATE Application Form 2024! Eligibility, Registration, Exam Dates, Apply Online



On 24/08/2023, submission of GATE Application Form 2024 Process will be started at Interested and willing candidates can apply online by submitting the GATE Registration Form till the closing date that is 29/09/2023 (without late fee).

Before filling the GATE Online Application Form, candidates will have to check the GATE Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024. This year, two new GATE 2024 Papers – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Geomatics Engineering are added in making the total GATE Subject Papers to be 29. The exam conducting authority has decided to organize the GATE 2024 exam in online mode on 03, 04, 10 & 11 Feb 2024.

GATE 2024 Overview:

Particulars Overview
Examination Name Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Commonly Known As GATE
Conducting Institute Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) .
GATE 2024 Website
Administered By Jointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs
Purpose of Examination Qualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment
Application Mode Online
Mode of Examination Computer-Based Mode
Examination Duration 180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Frequency of Examination Annual
Total Number of Exam Cities 219
Number of GATE Papers 30
Number of Questions in Each Paper 65
Total Marks of Examination 100
Validity of GATE Score/Grade 3 Years
Number of Test Takers 858,890

GATE 2024 – Important Dates:

Events Dates 2024 (Announced)
Release of GATE Notification 4, August  2023
Release of GATE Application Form 24/08/2023
End of application process 29/09/2023
Last date of registration with late fee payment 13/10/2023
Last date to make changes in category, paper and exam city with additional fee payment 07-11 Nov 2023
Release of GATE Admit Card 03/01/2024
GATE 2024 Exam 03, 04, 10 & 11 Feb 2024
Release of GATE Answer Key 21/02/2024
Declaration of GATE Result 16/03/2024
Availability of GATE Scorecard 23/03/2024

GATE Application Form

GATE 2023 Paper Codes:

Paper Code Paper Code
Architecture and Planning AR Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG Biotechnology BT
Chemical Engineering CH Civil Engineering CE
Computer Science and Information Technology CS Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
Electrical Engineering EE Ecology and Evolution EY
Chemistry CY Geology and Geophysics GG
Engineering Sciences XE Instrumentation Engineering IN
Life Sciences XL Mathematics MA
Metallurgical Engineering MT Mining Engineering MN
Mechanical Engineering ME Physics PE
Production and Industrial Engineering PI Petroleum Engineering PE
Statistics ST Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Biomedical Engineering BM Environmental Science and Engineering ES
Humanities and Social Science XH Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering NM
Geomatics Engineering GE

GATE 2024 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers

XE Paper Sections Code XL Paper Sections Code
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory) A Chemistry (Compulsory) P
Fluid Mechanics B Biochemistry Q
Materials Science C Botany R
Solid Mechanics D Microbiology S
Thermodynamics E Zoology T
Polymer Science and Engineering F Food Technology U
Food Technology G
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences H

GATE 2024 Registration Fees:

For Exam Centres in India Application Fee (Regular Period) During the Extended Period (Application fee + late fee)
Female candidates Rs. 900 Rs. 1400
SC/ST/PwD category candidates Rs. 900 Rs. 1400
All other candidates Rs. 1800 Rs. 2300
For Foreign nationality/ NRIs
Exam Centres in India Rs. 1800 Rs. 2300

GATE 2024 Important Links:

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern:

Particulars Details
Examination Mode Computer Based Test (Online)
Duration 3 Hours
Number of Papers in GATE 2024 30 Papers
Section General Aptitude (GA)Candidate Selected Subject
Type of Questions
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Design of Questions The questions are designed to test the listed abilities

  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Comprehension
  • Recall
  • Synthesis
Number of Questions 65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)
Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL
  • Engineering Mathematics – 13 Marks
  • Subject Questions – 72 Marks
  • General Aptitude – 15 Marks
Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL
  • Questions from Subject Concerned – 85 Marks
  • General Aptitude – 15 Marks
Total Marks 100 Marks
Marking Scheme All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks

Marks Distribution:

Paper Code General Aptitude (GA) section Subject Marks Total Marks
AR, AE, BT, AG, CH, CE, CY, CS, EE, EC, EY, ES, MA, IN, MN, ME, PE, MT, PI, PH, ST, TF & BM 15 85 100
GG (Part A + Part B (Section 1 Geology OR Section 2 Geophysics)) 15 25 + 60 100
XE (Section A + Any two sections) 15 15 + (2 x 35) 100
XH (Section B1 + Any one section) 15 25 + (1 x 60) 100
XL (Section P + Any two sections) 15 25 + (2 x 30) 100

GATE 2024 Registration Instructions

  • When candidates are going to fill the Online GATE Registration Form, they are suggested to read the GATE Information Brochure carefully before starting GATE Online Registration 2024.
  • You have to fill all of the required fields very carefully and completely in correct manner.
  • After that, save and verify the filled information before pressing on the “Submit and Proceed to Payment” button.
  • Once the GATE Application form is submitted, the candidates will not be allowed to make any changes to the entered details.
  • Candidates who are going to fill GATE 2024 Online Registration Form should download GATE 2022 Registration Slip or take print out copy for avoid any problem in future.

Procedure To Submit GATE Application Form 2024

Step1: GOAPS Registration/ GOAPS Login

  • First of all, candidates who are willing to participate in the GATE 2024 Exam are required to visit to the official web portal of Indian Institutes of Technology Bombay that is “”
  • Then you have to scroll down the cursor and press on the “GOAPS” link available in the ‘Quick Links’ section at the left side of the home portal.
  • Already registered candidates need to go for GATE Login 2024 Link.
  • New users are required to press GATE Registration link and enter asked details in the format.
  • Afterwards you will receive ID and Password For GATE 2024 Login.
  • Login your ID with the help of generated Password.

Step2: Filling of GATE Application Form

  • Now the candidates have to Fill GATE 2024 Application Form.
  • For this concern, first of all, you have to press on the “Start the GATE 2024 application” button and proceed.
  • Now candidates will have to upload their eligibility certificates, Category certificates, scanned photograph, signature and thumb impression as according to the requirements along with GATE Application Form Download.

Step3: Payment of GATE Application Fees

  • After that, candidates will have to pay the application fees through online (net banking or debit/ credit card).
  • According to the prevailing norms, additional online transaction charges or bank charges can be applicable.
  • The fees amount and bank charges will be shown to the candidates and they will have to confirm that the payment is for GATE 2022.
  • At the end, you are required to download the PDF Copy of application form by hitting “Download Application Form” button.

 Step4: Submission of Filled GATE Application Form

  • Candidates have to submit their filled GATE Application form on the official web portal.
  • It is important that candidate fills-in all the details in GOAPS without any error.
  • The GATE Online Application Form is liable to be rejected if there is an error, so you have to recheck twice and then submit the application form.
  • Also don’t forget to take a print out of the filled GATE 2022 Application form for future usage during examination.

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Steps to Check GATE 2022 Application Status

Step1: When GATE Application Form of the contenders will be found accurate, complete, correct and in order then it will be accepted by the operator.

Step2: If not, then defects will be highlighted in the GATE Registration form and candidate will be informed about the same for rectification purpose.

Step3: GATE Application Status and defects identified in the application form will be informed to the candidates through email and/ or SMS.

Step4: You can easily check the status of the GATE Online Application form anytime by logging into through their GOAPS email ID and password.

Recovery of Enrolment ID or Password

In case you will forget your enrollment id or password then stop worrying as here on the below section we are providing you the detailed info through which you can recover it without any difficulty:

Forgot Enrolment ID or not received their Enrolment ID via Email:

For this concern, you have to select this option and submit your registered mobile number and password. The enrolment ID will be sent via SMS to the candidate’s mobile number.

Forgot Password:

In this case, provide your enrolment ID and password. Similarly, the password will be sent to the registered mobile number.

Forgot Registration Number – Steps to Recover Registration ID

GATE 2022 Application Correction

The candidates will have to send an email titled “Correction in data (Enrollment Number)” to the authorities along with the document proof for GATE Application Form Correction. You can only be able to change only the following categories for GATE Application Correction:

  • Name of the candidate (minor change in spelling)
  • Date of birth (minor change in year)
  • Name of Parent/Guardian (minor change in spelling)
  • Category status from General to OBC and OBC to General
  • Have you graduated in the above degree (changes in Yes/No)
  • Year of Qualifying Degree (minor change in year)

Documents Required While Filling Online GATE Application Form

At the Time of the submission of GATE 2022 Online Application Form, candidates must have the following list of documents:

  • Personal details (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.)
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • GATE paper (subject)
  • Choice of GATE examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate’s
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature
  • Scanned copy of the Eligibility Certificate in PDF format (Degree Certificate or Provisional Certificate or Certificate from the Head of the Department/ Institute)
  • Valid Photo Identity Card (Driving License/ Passport/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar UID/ College ID/ Employee Identification Card/ Notarized Affidavit with Photo, Signature, Date of Birth and Residential Address).
  • For International students valid proofs are Passport/ Government Issued ID/ College ID/ Employee ID.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation in 2022 or earlier – Degree Certificate/ Provisional Certificate/ Course Completion Certificate.
  • In case of final year students – Copy of the Marks Sheet of the fifth or sixth or seventh semester as the case may be.
  • Final year students – Provisional Certificate Letter as per format issued by the Head of Institute/ Dean/ Registrar/ Head of Department.
  • For candidates in final year of AMIE – mark sheet for section A of AMIE in case of professional equivalent qualifications.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Disability or PwD Certificate.
  • Candidates who are pursuing higher degree or masters must submit the qualifying degree certificate or provisional one.
  • Candidates with backlogs must upload copy of any of the mark sheet of the final year issued from the Institute where studying.

GATE 2022 Cut Off:

Streams General OBC SC/ ST/ PH
Computer Science 25 22.30 16.23
Civil Engineering 26.70 18.1 24.20
Electronics and Communication 25 25.5 16.50
Chemical Engineering 37.1 34 25.0
Mechanical Engineering 34.6 31.5 23.4
Petroleum Engineering 39.5 35.2 26.3

GATE Exam Conducting Authorities:

Year Organizing Institute
2022 IIT Kharagpur
2021 IIT Bombay
2020 IIT Delhi
2019 IIT Madras
2018 IIT Guwahati
2017 IIT Roorkee
2016 IISc Bangalore
2015 IIT Kanpur
2014 IIT Kharagpur
2013 IIT Bombay
2012 IIT Delhi
2011 IIT Madras
2010 IIT Guwahati
2009 IIT Roorkee
2008 IISc Bangalore
2007 IIT Kanpur
2006 IIT Kharagpur
2005 IIT Bombay
2004 IIT Delhi
2003 IIT Madras
2002 IISc Banglore
2001 IIT Kanpur
2000 IIT Kharagpur
1999 IIT Bombay
1998 IIT Delhi
1997 IIT Madras
1996 IISc Banglore
1995 IIT Kanpur

FAQ’s Related To GATE Application Form

Question 1: Which IIT will conduct GATE 2024?

Answer: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc)  will conduct the GATE 2024 on February 5, 6, 12 & 13.

Question 2: Will Gate 2024 be postponed?

Answer: There is no information regarding the postponement of the GATE 2024 exam. In case of postponement, the notification will be released on the official website. It is also expected that the GATE notification regarding the exam will be released soon. 

Question 3: For how many papers, a candidate can apply in GATE 2024?

Answer: A candidate can apply for only two (2) of the 29 papers listed in the GATE 2024 Information Brochure or GATE website.

Question 4: Who is eligible for GATE 2024?

Answer: The authority has released the in detail GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024 on its official website.

Question 5: Is a candidate allowed to change his/her GATE Examination Paper or GATE Examination City after submission of the application?

Answer: YES. A request for the change of the GATE Examination Paper will be entertained against payment. A specific date for the same will be notified by conducting authority.

Question 6: What items are not permitted to be brought with me inside the examination venue?

Answer: Candidates can only carry GATE 2024 Admit Card, Identification Card, and a pen inside the examination hall.

Question 7: How would I be able to use a virtual calculator in GATE 2024 as never used it before?

Answer: You need to practice using the virtual calculator by taking the GATE 2024 mock test available on before the exam.

Question 8: Is there any age limit for applying for GATE 2024? Are there any criteria regarding the nationality of candidates?

Answer: No, there is no age limit for applying for GATE 2024. Further, candidates from other countries as well can apply for GATE 2024. Check GATE 2024 eligibility criteria.

Question 9: What was the general category GATE Cut Off for Computer Science Engineering?

Answer: Last year, the GATE cut off for the general category in Computer Science Engineering was 28.5 marks.

Question 10: Do colleges offer scholarships to GATE Qualified candidates?

Answer: Yes, the higher education institutes across India offer scholarships to GATE qualified candidates.

Question 11: Are GATE qualified candidates allowed to apply for MTech/ME admission in institutes of National Importance only?

Answer: No, in addition to the institutes of national importance, GATE qualified candidates can apply for admissions in any institute offering MTech/ME/MS/Direct PhD admissions.

Press Here: GATE 2024 Official Website

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2024

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2024 (GATE 2024) is one of the premier exams conducted in order to shortlist the candidates from M. Tech admission. The application form for GATE 2024 will be available on 24-08-2024 and mode of application will be online.

The normal cutoff is around 650-700 GATE score (could be a bit higher too sometimes). To get such a score, you need to secure atleast 55-60 out of 100. GATE score is calculated out of 1000.

This GATE score computed based on the marks (normalized) obtained by the candidate and mean marks of top 0.1% or top 10 of the candidates who appeared in the same paper including multi-session.

GATE Entrance Exam Updates

Years Candidates appeared for
GATE examination
2020 10,00,000 (Expected)
2019 Wait …
2018 7,81,854
2017 7,87,148
2016 8,18,850
2015 8,04,463
2014 8,89,156
2013 9,84,855
2012 6,86,614
2011 5,53,654
2010 4,02,723
2009 2,21,564
2008 1,70,432

Check Here: Engineering Exam Calendar

GATE 2024 Percentile

GATE Percentile is a relative term which tells where you rank in a set of people. For example, if you’ve scored 99.00 percentile means that your score is above 99.00% students who’ve appeared the same exam. GATE Percentile Score of a candidate reflects his/her relative performance in the exam.

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