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GATE 2022: All you need to know about the Exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

 

GATE Exam 2022 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is one of the most reputed examinations in India. It opens so many opportunities for the candidates to grow their career. GATE Exam 2022 is a computer-based standardized test conducted at the national level in India with an aim to examine the understanding of students in subjects like Engineering and Science.

 

GATE Exam is an all India test authorized and managed in eight regions across the nation. The exam is conducted by the GATE committee, Indian Institute of Science(IIS) and seven IITs (Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Bombay) on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Coordinating Board and Department of Education. Read the article below to get the complete information of GATE 2022.

 

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GATE 2022 Exam : Overview

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE)  is a national level test for engineering graduates. Have a glimpse on the table below for further details.

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              GATE 2022 Exam : Overview
Name of the Exam Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Science (IIS) & seven IITs
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Exam Online
Language of exam English
Total number of papers 29

 

 GATE Exam 2022 : Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of GATE  2022 Exam include a list of parameters such as academic qualification, nationality, age limit and more. To know more, read the details below:

 

Nationality:

  • Candidates having Indian nationality are eligible for the GATE Exam.
  • International candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and the United  Arab Emirates(UAE) are also eligible for the GATE Exam.

 

Education Qualification:

As per the Guidelines of GATE, a candidate must have a minimum qualification of 10+2+3.

  • Candidates who have completed any government approved degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Science/Commerce/Arts are eligible for the GATE 2022 Examination.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of such programs are also eligible for GATE 2022 Examination.
  • GATE 2022 Exam Eligibility criteria for international candidates is also the same as mentioned above.

Age Limit:

  • There is no age limit criteria defined by the exam conducting authority to appear in the GATE Exam. 

Required Documents:

  • Name, Date of Birth, Valid mobile number, Parent’s name, Valid address with an area pin code.
  • Any ID Proof – PAN/Aadhar card/Driving License/college Id/ Passport/Voter Id.
  • Government approved documents showing your educational qualifications.

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GATE 2022 Exam Pattern

The examination pattern for Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE) 2022 is given below. Have a look to uncover some vital pointers related to GATE 2022 exam:

 

S. No. Feature Description
1. Examination mode Online
2. Duration of Exam 3 hours
3. Sectional Time Duration no sectional timing
4. Total Marks 100
5. Total Number of Questions 65
6. Total Number of subjects 29
7. Number of sections (i) 2-3 depending on the subjects.

  • General Aptitude
  • Engineering Mathematics (excluded to AR, GG, EY, PH, CY, MA)
  • Subject Questions
8. Type of Questions (i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

(ii) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

(iii) Numerical Answer Type Questions(NATQ)

9. Marking scheme (i) 1 or 2 marks for each right answer

(ii) There will also be negative marking for wrong answers.

 

Type and Marking Scheme of Questions:

The GATE 2022 Exam contains 3 types of questions in all the papers (excluded to AR, GG, EY, PH, CY, MA)

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Types of Questions Marking Scheme
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) (i) Carry 1-2 marks each, in every section and paper.

(ii) Negative marking of ⅓ of original marks for every wrong answer.

Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) (i) Carry 1-2 marks each, in every section and paper.

(ii) There is NO negative marking for wrong answers.

(iii)Also there is NO partial credit of marks .

Numerical Answer Type Questions (NATQs) (i) Carry 1-2 marks each, in every section and paper.

(ii) There is NO negative marking for wrong answers.

(iii)Also there is NO partial credit of marks .

 

Distribution of marks :

The marks distribution for each types of questions in GATE Exam 2022 is as follows:

 

Subject No. of Questions Marks 
General Aptitude 10 15
Engineering Mathematics 55 13
Subject Questions 72
TOTAL 65 100

 

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GATE 2022 Exam: Name of papers and their codes

 In the GATE Exam 2022, there are a total of 29 papers and a candidate may appear either in ONE or TWO papers, provided the combination must be from the approved list of combinations.

 

GATE 2022 Exam:  Name of papers and their codes
Name of Paper CODE Name of Paper CODE
Aerospace Engineering AE Mathematics MA
Agricultural Engineering AG Mechanical Engineering ME
Biotechnology BT Mining Engineering MN
Biomedical Engineering BM Metallurgical Engineering MT
Civil Engineering CE Physics PH
Chemical Engineering CH Production & Industrial Engineering PI
Computer science & Information Technology CS Textile Engineering & Fibre science  TF
Chemistry CY Ecology & Evolution  EY
Electronics & Communication Engineering EC Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Environmental Science & Engineering  ES
Engineering Sciences XE Humanities and Social Sciences XH
Petroleum Engineering PE Geomatics Engineering GE
Geology & geophysics GG Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering NM
Instrumentation Engineering IN Architecture and Planning AR
Life Sciences XL

 

GATE Exam 2022 : Fee Structure

To fill the GATE Exam 2022 application form, candidates are required to pay registration fee as mentioned below:

 

S. No. Category Application Fee
1. Female Candidates  INR 750
2. SC/ST/PWD Candidates INR 750
3. All other Candidates INR 1500
4. International Candidates- Dubai and Singapore US$ 100
5. Other International Candidates US$ 50

 

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GATE Exam 2022: Organizing Institutes

Every year the GATE Exam is conducted by the GATE committee , IISc and IITs on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Coordinating Board and Department of Education. Here is a list of Institutes and their relevant years in which they organized the GATE Exam.

 

GATE Exam : Organising Institutes
Name of Institutes Years
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008, 2016
IIT Madras 1985, 1991, 1997, 2003, 2011, 2019
IIT Delhi 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2012, 2020
IIT Bombay 1987, 1993, 1999, 2005, 2013, 2021
IIT Kharagpur 1988, 1994, 2000, 2006, 2014, 2022
IIT Kanpur 1989, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2015
IIT Roorkee 2009, 2017
IIT Guwahati 2010, 2018

 

GATE EXAM 2022 : Advantages

Marks scored in the GATE Exam provides several opportunities to the candidates in the country as well as outside the country. Here are some of the advantages candidates get by the scores of the GATE Exam.

  1. The GATE Exam 2022 scores can open doors of many reputed universities for the admission in master’s degree .
  2. Also, the GATE Exam 2022 scores will be considered by several foreign universities.
  3. For the master’s degree in engineering , the GATE Exam 2022 scores will remain valid for 3 years.
  4. GATE Exam 2022 scores play an important role to apply in reputed PSUs, Central government jobs and also in the private sectors.
  5. And the GATE Exam scores 2022 will remain valid for 1 year for government jobs.

 

 

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