GATE 2022: Apply Online, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates

GATE 2022: The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level PG Entrance exam, and it is organized every year by IISC Bangalore and other IITs. But, GATE 2022 is being organized by IIT Kharagpur and the other six Indian Institutes of Technology in Mumbai. Candidates can apply online for GATE 2022 till 1st October 2021, and the exam will be conducted on 5th February 2022. Today in this blog post, we will share information about GATE 2022 application form, eligibility criteria, and exam dates.

The online application for GATE 2022 has started on 2nd September 2021. The last date for submission of the application is 24 September 2021 without a late fee. Applicants must qualify GATE exam to get admission to master and doctoral programs.

So, candidates can apply through the official website, i.e. till 1st October 2021 with a late fee. So let’s have a look at the important dates of GATE 2022.

GATE 2022 Important Dates

Candidates have to remember the important dates for GATE 2022.

Events Dates
Start Date of Online Application Process
2nd Sept 2021
Closing Date of Regular Online Application (without a late fee)
24th Sept 2021
Closing Date of Extended Online Application (with a late fee)
1st Oct 2021
Application Correction Start Dates
26th Oct 2021
Application Correction Last Dates
1st Nov 2021
Last Date for Change of Category, Paper, and Exam Centre
12th Nov 2021
Admit Card Availablity
15th Jan 2022
GATE 2022 Exam Date
5th Feb 2022
Announcement of Results
17th March 2022
Check here – GATE Admit Card 2022

GATE 2022 Application Form

GATE application form for 2022 has been released, and candidates can apply through the official website till 1 October 2021. However, the last date for GATE 2022 regular registration is 24 September 2021. Time is short; Interested candidates can apply for GATE online mode. So to apply online, you have to follow the basic steps given below.

How To Apply Online?

Candidates in the third year of their undergraduate degree or who completed a bachelor’s degree can apply online for GATE 2022. Step by step guide is as follows.

1: Visit the official website.

GATE 2022 Apply Online
GATE 2022

2: On the home page, the ‘apply online’ option will appear; click on it.

GATE 2022 apply Online

3: On the next page, first-time users must have to register with essential details.
4: Fill the application form correctly, such as name, phone number, email id, city, certificates, and pay the application fee through debit card, credit card, or net banking.
5: Upload the image of the photograph and essential documents in the described format.
6: Click on the Submit option.

Those are the simple steps for candidates to complete the registration process and apply for GATE 2022.

GATE 2022 application form
GATE 2022
Application Fee Struture
Fees for an extended period
Rs 1500/-
Rs 2000/-
Rs 750/-
Rs 1250/-
Women ( for all categories)
Rs 750/-
Rs 1250
Foreign candidates
Rs 1500/-
Rs 2000/-
Check here – Download GATE 2022 Admit Card

GATE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the GATE exam are as follows; candidates must have completed their UG program from a recognized university. For eligibility details, candidates can check the table given below.

Eligible Candidates
B.E/B.Tech/ B.Pharm
Bachelor’s degree in engineering/B.Sc/Diploma in engineering
Final year/already completed
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
Final year/already completed
B.Sc (research)/B.S
Bachelor’s degree in Science
4th year/already completed
Pharm.D. (after 10+2)
6 years program
already completed 4th/5th/6th year
Four and a half years program
7th, 8th, 9th or already completed
M.Sc./ M.A./MCA or equivalent
Master’s degree in any branch of Science/ Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Applications
Currently in the final year or already completed
M.E./ M.Tech
Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology
Currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for GATE 2022 through the official site of GATE, i.e.

Age limit:

There is no upper age limit for the candidates.

GATE 2022 Exam dates

GATE 2022 exam dates have been announced; candidates must prepare well to get admission in the master’s and doctoral programs. The exam date is 5th February 2022. Check the question paper pattern of GATE 2022 through the official website.

Check here – GATE Model Paper
Q: How to apply for GATE 2022?

A; It is straight; To apply for GATE 2022, you must visit the official website before the last date.

Q: When will the GATE exam be held in 2022?

A: The GATE exam will be held on 5th February 2022.

Q: When is the last date to apply for GATE 2022?

A: The last date to apply for GATE 2022 is 1 October 2021 (with a fee), and the regular last date is 24 September 2021.

Q: What is the Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2022?

A: The eligibility criteria for the GATE 2022 is that candidates must have completed their UG programs in engineering, science, architecture, etc.

Q: Is there any age limit for the GATE exam?

A: No, there is no age limit for the candidates.

Q: If I have 50% marks in the UG program, can I be eligible for GATE?

A: There is no mention in the eligibility criteria of GATE 2022 about the pass percentage obtained in the UG program. The pass percentage matters during M.Tech/M.E/M.Arch admission as some universities asks for 50% or more, while some do not.

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