GATE 2022, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Mock Test, Pattern

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is the National Level Engineering Exam, conducted by the IITs on a rotational basis; Through the GATE exam, candidates can get admission in Programs are offered by IITs, IISc, IISERs, and some other government and private institutions. The GATE 2022 official notification will be released in the 3rd week of July 2021. Through this article, the candidates will get complete information regarding the GATE 2022 examination.


Exam NameGATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2022
Conducting BodyIITs on a rotational basis
Mode of ExaminationOnline – Computer Based Test
No. of Papers & Questions27 | 65
Total Marks & Maximum Score100 | 1000
Duration of GATE 20203 Hours
No. of Test TakersOver 9 lac
Use of GATE Score Card for EmploymentPSUs, Central Government and Government of India Organization
GATE Helpdesk0361-258-6500 | registration

What is GATE Exam?

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is the National Level Engineering Entrance Exam conducted by the IITs on a rotational basis. every year many numbers of candidates appear in the exam. GATE 2021 was conducted by IIT Bombay and GATE 2022 Exam is conducted by the IIT Kharagpur. GATE 2022 exam will be held between the 1st to 2nd week of February 2022. GATE 2022 exam will be conducted in the online mode.

GATE Important Dates

The tentative exam dates schedule for GATE 2022 is given below:

Online Application starts2nd week of September 2021
Last date to submit the application form1st week of November 2021
Last date for requesting a change of Examination Centre2nd to 3rd week of November 2021
Availability of Admit Card2nd week of January 2022
Date of Exam1st to 2nd week of February 2022
Announcement of Result3rd week of March 2022

GATE Application Form

  • GATE Application Form was available from the 2nd week of September 2021
  • The Application Form was made available in online mode only.
  • Candidates can fill the GATE Application Form via the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS).
  • Candidates can visit the GATE Official Website.
  • Candidates will be able to register for the GATE Examination by verifying their email addresses and mobile number.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee in the online mode only.
  • It is advised to the candidates that take a printout of the application for further purposes.

Documents to be uploaded while filling the GATE Application Form

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Certificate of qualifying degree
  • Category certificate, if applicable.
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GATE Application Form Correction

The GATE Application Form correction will begin from the 2nd to the 3rd week of November 2021. The conducting authority of the GATE 2021 will release the list of rejected applications that must be corrected by the candidates. IIT Kharagpur will be the conducting authority of the GATE 2022.

Correction in Examination City

Candidates can edit/modify the Examination

Documents Required for Application Form Correction

Candidates can check the documents required for GATE Application form correction, which are as given  below:

Type of correctionDocuments to be accepted as proof for correction
Name of the Candidate10th class/SSLC certificate, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID Driving License
Date of BirthBirth certificate, 10th class/SSLC certificate, Passport
Name of Parent/GuardianVoter ID, Passport, Aadhaar ID, Driving License
Qualifying DegreeDegree certificate or Final year/Semester mark sheet or Certificate with seal and signature of HoD/principal/competent authority
Year of Qualifying Degree
Have you Graduated with the above Degree?

GATE Exam Pattern

Check the GATE Exam Pattern below:

  • Number of Papers: GATE is held for a total of 27 papers. Candidates can appear for only one of the 27 papers.
  • Mode of Examination: The examination mode will be online only (CBT).
  • Exam Duration: The examination duration will be 3 hours.
  • Number of Questions: A total of 65 questions with a maximum of 100 marks will be asked in GATE.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT) will appear in the GATE examination. For MCQ, 4 choices will be provided while there will be no options provided for NAT. Students are required to enter the real number in Numerical Answer Type Questions with the help of a virtual keypad.
  • Section Common in All GATE Papers: General Aptitude (GA) section is common for all papers. It will contain a total of 150questions with a maximum of 15 marks (5 questions of 1 mark and 5 questions of 2 marks)
  • New Section: In the paper of XE, a new section (H), namely Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has been included from the year 2017.
  • Marking Scheme: MCQ and NAT questions will carry 1 or 2 marks in all papers.
  • Negative Marking: For every incorrect answer, 1/3 marks were deducted from the questions carrying 1 mark. Likewise, for questions carrying 2 marks, 2/3 marks will be deducted. No negative marking for Numerical Answer Type questions.

Exam Pattern For All Papers Except GG, XE, XL:

  • 25 questions of 1 mark each.
  • 30 questions of 2 marks each.
  • 10 questions from GA.

Exam Pattern For Paper GG:

  • Part A – 25 questions of 1 mark each. This part is common for all candidates.
  • Part B – 30 questions of 2 marks each. This part has two sections, section-1 is of Geology and the section is of Geophysics.
  • 10 questions from GA.

Exam Pattern For Paper XE:

  • Section A – Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory Section) – A total of 11 questions will be asked. 7 questions of 1 mark each and 4 questions of 2 marks each. It is common for all candidates.
  • Any two of XE sections from B to H – 22 questions. 9 questions carrying 1 mark and 13 questions carrying 2 marks.
  • 10 questions from GA.

Exam Pattern For Paper XL:

  • Section P – Chemistry (compulsory section) – It contains a total of 15 questions (5 questions of 1 mark and 10 questions of 2 marks).
  • Any two of XL sections Q to U – Total 20 questions (10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks).
  • 10 questions from GA.

GATE Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must meet the GATE Eligibility Criteria to be able to apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria are as given below:

Required Qualifying DegreeStatus of the DegreeYear of Passing
B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharm4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in any stream or 3-years B.Tech lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology). Final year candidates may also apply.Pursuing final year examination or completed2021
B.Arch5-years bachelor’s degree in ArchitecturePursuing final year examination or completed2021
B.Sc. Research/B.S.4-years Bachelor’s degree in Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)Pursuing final year examination or completed2021
M. Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalentCurrently in the final year or completed2021
Int. M.E/M.Tech(Post-B.Sc.)4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in 2nd/3rd/4th year or completed2022
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/TechnologyCurrently in 4th/5th year or completed2021
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B. S./M. S. programPursuing final year examination or completed2021
Professional Society Examination (equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./B.Arch)B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers India)Completed section A or equivalent of such professional coursesNA

GATE Exam Centers

Exam centers are the venue where students need to attempt the GATE Examination. Each GATE zonal center comprises GATE exam centers that come under its zone. The national level exam will be conducted across 199 cities of India and 6 cities in other countries abroad. The authority will give a facility to the candidates for choosing three centers from two are in the same zonal and one from others.

GATE Zonal Centers IISc Bangalore

Below is the list of 27 GATE exam centers from zone IISc Bangalore.

S.No.GATE Exam Centres (Exam Cities)
23Port Blair

GATE Zonal Centre IIT Bombay

Below is the list of 27 GATE exam centers from the zone IIT Bombay.

S.No.GATE Exam Centres (Exam Cities)
17Navi Mumbai

GATE Syllabus

GATE Exam will be conducted for 24 (Stream) Papers. For each discipline syllabus is different. For good preparation, the students must know every topic from where the questions can be asked. The candidates can download the GATE Syllabus for AE, AG, AR, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, EY, XE, GG, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, PE, PH, PI, TF, XE_G, XE_F, XE_E, XE_B, XE_C, XE_D and XL from the official site.

Previous Years GATE Statistics

YearRegisteredAppearedQualifiedQualified (%)

GATE Previous Years Question Paper and Answer Key

GATE Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Keys are a great way to practice for the exam as the candidates can get an idea regarding the syllabus, the difficulty level of the exam, the paper pattern, and many such important details.

GATE 2019 Question Papers and Answer Keys
Aerospace Engineering (AE)Question PaperAnswer Key
Agricultural Engineering (AG)Question PaperAnswer Key
Architecture and Planning (AR)Question PaperAnswer Key
Biotechnology (BT)Question PaperAnswer Key
Civil Engineering (CE)Question Paper (CE1)
Question Paper (CE2)
Answer Key (CE1)
Answer Key (CE2)
Chemical Engineering (CH)Question PaperAnswer Key
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)Question PaperAnswer Key
Chemistry (CY)Question PaperAnswer Key
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Question PaperAnswer Key
Electrical Engineering (EE)Question PaperAnswer Key
Ecology and Evolution (EY)Question PaperAnswer Key
Geology and Geophysics (GG)Question PaperAnswer Key
Instrumentation Engineering (IN)Question PaperAnswer Key
Mathematics (MA)Question PaperAnswer Key
Mechanical Engineering (ME)Question Paper (ME1)
Question Paper (ME2)
Answer Key (ME1)
Answer Key (ME2)
Mining Engineering (MN)Question PaperAnswer Key
Metallurgical Engineering (MT)Question PaperAnswer Key
Petroleum Engineering (PE)Question PaperAnswer Key
Physics (PH)Question PaperAnswer Key
Production and Industrial Engineering (PI)Question PaperAnswer Key
Statistics (ST)Question PaperAnswer Key
Textile Engineering and Fibre Science (TF)Question PaperAnswer Key
Engineering Sciences (XE-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)Question PaperAnswer Key
Life Sciences (XL-P, Q, R, S, T, U)Question PaperAnswer Key

GATE Admit Card

Candidates can download the GATE Admit card from the GOAPS website. The conducting authority will not send the admit card via email/post. Those who have successfully registered for GATE and do not receive any message for duplicate and defective application forms will be able to download their Hall ticket. It is advised the hat candidates take a copy of ID proof along with the admit card. ID proof may be any of these:

  • Passport,
  • PAN Card,
  • Voter ID,
  • Aadhaar UID,
  • Valid College ID,
  • An employee identification card or Driving License.
  • For international students,
  • only valid Passport/ Government issued ID/College ID/ Employee ID will be accepted as ID proof.

GATE Paper Analysis

Paper Analysis in the aftermath of an examination. It is like a study on the paper that tells about the change in the trend and pattern of the examination from the previous year. It contains information such as the change in the number of questions, difficulty level, and weightage of questions from the previous year. Our team of experts has done an extensive analysis on the GATE Papers which is now available for the students to benefit from.

GATE EE Paper Analysis 2021

  • The exam was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • The difficulty level of the exam was moderate.
  • Power System carried 13 marks
  • 24 questions were numerically based
  • Questions from Analog Electronics were the toughest

GATE ECE Paper Analysis 2021

  • The exam was conducted from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • The difficulty level of the exam was from Moderate to Difficult
  • The Maths, General Aptitude, Analog Circuits, and EDC sections were fairly easy.
  • 10 mark questions were formed from the Engineering Mathematics and Analog Circuits.
  • 11 mark questions were formed from the communications

GATE CE Paper Analysis 2021

The CE exam was held in two sessions more than 1.5 lac students appeared in it. The number of questions from the environment section was increased this year. Most of the questions were asked from Geotech Engineering and Environment. Other topics in the paper were Building Material, Fluid Mechanics, RCC, Steel Structure, Hydrology, Surveying, Transportation, Structural Analysis, SOM.

GATE CS Paper Analysis 2021

The CS exam of GATE this year was comparatively easy and the question paper was not that lengthy. Difficult questions were asked from Algorithm, complexity, data structure, and computer organizations. As compared to the previous year, the test paper was not that difficult this year. The NAT questions were lesser as compared to theoretical questions.

GATE ME Paper Analysis

  • The difficulty level of the examination was Medium
  • The General Aptitude Section was fairly easy.
  • Maths section was difficult as compared to last year.
  • Conceptual questions were asked from Design Topics
  • 10 Marks questions were asked from Fluid Mechanics
  • 20+ time-taking and lengthy questions were asked from Numerical Ability.
  • 2 questions from Vibration Section were confusing.

GATE Results

GATE Result 2022 will be released in the 3rd week of March 2022. The exam conducting authority will not send the results to students offline through any method like post or mail. Only the students who had successfully applied and appeared for the examination can check their results from the official website. They can download and see their result/scorecard by filling in their “Enrollment Id”, “Registration No.” & “Date of Birth” in the given download result link.

Check below GATE 2021 Toppers list in tabular form:

S.NoRegistration idGATE 2021 PaperName of the ToppersMarks out of 100
I.AE20S47323015Aerospace EngineeringBharath Kumar K81
2AG20S48015013Agricultural EngineeringVikrant Chauhan77
3AR20S32020052Architecture and PlanningKintan Shah72
4BM20S31218408Biomedical EngineeringGanesh Shivajirao Kulkarni41.67
5BT20S38037020BiotechnologyPranav Milind Deo73.67

GATE Answer Key 2022

GATE 2022 Official Answer Key for Forenoon and Afternoon Shift will be released in the 3rd week of March 2022. The candidates can challenge the GATE 2022. The authority will release the official Answer key along with some of the coaching institutes like The GATE Academy, Made Easy. The authority has released separate answer keys for every GATE Paper.

GATE AE Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Institute Name      AE 
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE BT Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Institute Name      BT Cutoff
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE CE Answer Key 2021 Previous year

The GATE CE answer key has been released by different institutes now, candidates can check their answer key below;

Institute Name      CE (Forenoon Session)      CE (Afternoon Session)
The Gate Academy Click Here (Published) Click Here (Published)
Made EasyClick Here Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here Click Here (Published)
Engineers Academy Click Here Click Here

GATE EE Answer Key

Institute Name      EE 
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE ECE Answer Key 2021 Previous year

Institute Name       GATE EC
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE CH Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Institute Name      CH Answer Key
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE CY Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Institute Name      AE 
The GATE Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE IN Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Institute Name      IN
The Gate Academy Click Here
Made Easy Click Here
GATE  Forum Click Here
Engineers Academy Click Here

GATE ME Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Coaching Institute Name

Forenoon session

Afternoon Session

GATE Academy

ME 1 – Click Here

ME 2 – Click Here

GATE Forum

Click Here

ME 2 – Click Here

ACE Academy

Click Here

Click Here

Made Easy

ME 1 – Click Here

ME 2 – Click Here

GATE CS Answer Key 2021 Previous year 

Coaching Institute Name

Forenoon session

Afternoon Session

GATE Academy

Click Here

Click Here

GATE Forum

Click Here

Click Here

ACE Academy

Click Here

Click Here

Made Easy

Click Here

Click Here

GATE Cutoff

GATE Cut-off is the minimum mark to be eligible for admission to IITs and IISc. This is a factor deciding whether or not has the candidates qualified for the exam. GATE cut-off marks vary stream-wise and category-wise. The cut-off marks are less for reserved category candidates as compared to the unreserved category candidates. The GATE cut off for the previous year  is given below:

S. No.Paper NamePaper CodeQualifying Marks
1Life SciencesXL31.728.521.1
2Civil EngineeringCE32.929.621.9
3Electrical EngineeringEE33.430.022.2
4Computer Science and Information TechnologyCS28.525.619.0
5Mechanical EngineeringME34.030.622.6
6Petroleum EngineeringPE39.835.826.5
7Electronics and Communication EngineeringEC28.825.919.2
8Chemical EngineeringCH35.732.123.8
11Engineering Sciences MinorXE26.023.417.3
12Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF37.133.324.7
13Aerospace EngineeringAE27.224.418.1
14Agricultural EngineeringAG26.323.617.5
15Architecture and PlanningAR34.831.323.2
16Ecology and EvolutionEY42.237.928.1
18Instrumentation EngineeringIN34.631.123.0
20Mining EngineeringMN32.729.421.8
21Metallurgical EngineeringMT49.244.232.8
23Production and Industrial EngineeringPI36.632.924.4
25Biomedical EngineeringBM25.022.516.6

How to Prepare For GATE 2022?

The hard and full dedication towards GATE Exam Preparation will give you success. We are listing here a few preparation tips for GATE Exam, follow them to succeed in the exam:

  • Review your syllabus for which you are preparing.
  • Prepare your schedule on the daily basis as well as on monthly basis.
  • Divide your study hours according to your subjects.
  • Try to find your strengths and weakness.
  • Practice a lot of Previous Years Question Papers.
  • Attempt online Mock Tests.
  • Select the best study material and book for covering the GATE syllabus.
  • Take care of your health.

GATE Mock Tests

GATE online mock test will assist you with boosting your test preparations and in understanding the actual test pattern. Further, it will help you in making a benchmark against a large number of GATE candidates. Hence, challenge yourself today with GATE mock test free. We have listed the Best GATE Mock Tests below:

1. GATE Mock Test Series 2022 by Gradeup

On the off chance that you are trying to score better in the GATE test, you can endeavor a free mock test for GATE MechanicalCivilElectricalElectronics, and Computer Science. The specialists made online test series have been managing competitors who are getting ready to take an engineering selection test and profited from the online test series. The GATE online test series is accessible on a solitary stage which will assist you with improving your scores and in breaking the GATE ME, CSE, ECE, EE, and CE test without any problem.

GATE Mock Tests by Gradeup

You can buy from here

2. GATE-2022 Online Test Series by MadeEasy

This series has the perfect combination of all the kinds of tests that a candidate would need to crack the GATE examination. They have test series for all the branches and provide some great features. Their interface is similar to that of the actual GATE exam and provides detailed solutions for every question for students’ reference. They also provide the facility to clear doubts directly through the experts and get video solutions from faculties.

GATE Mock Tests by Made Easy

You can buy from here

3.GATE Test Series – Premium by The GATE Academy

This series has a variety of tests available. They provide 500+ problems and solutions for all the subjects along with 1700+ problems and their solutions under 85+ Chapters. They also provide special discounts to meritorious students. Not just that but they also have the facility to provide the post-GATE Guidance which guides the students on how to use their GATE score to get admission to the best college.

GATE Mock Tests by Gate Academy

You can buy from here

4. Online GATE Plus by GATE Forum

This test series gives a stage to candidates to help their GATE planning by benchmarking themselves against many genuine GATE applicants across the nation. The test consists of Numerical Answer Type questions (NATs) and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). This online Test Series stage causes you to create certainty utilizing Full Syllabus Tests, though Section Tests check your inside and out information for each segment in GATE Syllabus. Each Online Test is planned with colossal exertion to guarantee you get the chance to unravel excellent questions.

GATE Mock Tests by GATE Forum

You can buy from here

Best GATE Books 2022

The most effective way to prepare for an exam is to choose the best study material available. Although there are endless books available in the market, the books are what make or break the deal. Therefore, we have curated the best GATE Books bse list best GATE Books branch-wise lists list best GATE Books branch-wise list GATE Books branch-wise lists to ace this exam.

1. Civil Engineering

1.1 GATE 2022 – Civil Engineering (33 Years Solution) by IES Master Team

As the name suggests, the book consists of the question paper as well as the solution of the past 33 years questions that have been asked in the GATE Civil examination. This is more than sufficient to give the student an idea about what kind of questions are asked in the GATE exam. By the end of studying from this book, you will be thorough with the complete syllabus as well as the paper pattern of the exam. The book is written in a very simple and easy-to-read manner. Many students have claimed this book as a “must-have” for every GATE aspirant. This book is priced at INR 850.

You can buy this book here.

1.2 A Handbook for Civil Engineering Paperback by ME Editorial Board

This is a bible for civil engineers who will be appearing in the GATE examination. Coming from the reputed house of Made Easy, this book is a complete guide for the GATE Civil Engineering exam. It consists of all the important formulae and theoretical concepts that are required for the exam. This is an all-inclusive book, and you don’t need to purchase any other book if you have this one. This book is a great option for students who want to revise the syllabus for the exam. The book is straightforward and easy to understand. This book is priced at INR 244.

You can buy this book here.

2. Electrical Engineering

2.1 A Handbook for Electrical Engineering by ME Team

This book provides the zest of Electrical Engineering in a very brief manner so that the students can revise the formulae and important topics that are necessary to clear the exam. This book covers all the segments of the exam and all the topics covered in the book are presented in a very simple and easy-to-understand manner. This book is great for students who want to do a thorough revision and need solid guidance before the exam. This is a huge 692-page book and is priced at INR 283 for the paperback version.

You can buy this book here.

2.2 GATE 2020 – 28 Years’ Chapterwise Solved Papers by GKP

As the name suggests, this book consists of the question papers as well as the solutions of all the papers that appeared in the GATE electrical examination for the past 28 years. This book will help the students understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the GATE exam. This book consists of papers from the year 1992 to the year 2019. With a detailed solution for every question and insights into each one of them, the students will be better able to prepare efficiently for the exam. The candidates can buy this book at the price of INR 372 for the paperback edition.

You can buy this book here.

3. Electronics & Communication Engineering

3.1 A Handbook for Electronics Engineering by Made Easy Editorial Board

This book consists of all the formulae and important topics that are included in the GATE ECE syllabus. It helps the students in doing a very comprehensive preparation where no part of the syllabus is left unprepared. The specific presentation of the book will help the students grasp all the concepts very easily. It also consists of special notes with every topic that emphasizes the concepts and aids the students in understanding them quickly. Some quick tricks have also been introduced to save the students’ time. This book is priced at INR 250.

You can buy this book here.

3.2 Wiley Acing the GATE: Electronics and Communication Engineering by Nakul Maini Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal

This book is written by eminent authors with excellent credentials. It provides a systematic approach towards completing the entire syllabus of the exam at both macro and micro levels. It builds the students’ problem-solving capacity by providing numerously solved and unsolved questions in the book. These questions cover all the topics of the syllabus and are organized according to their difficulty level so that the students can scale up their preparation as they go through the book. This book is priced at INR 752 for the paperback edition and INR 416 for the Kindle Edition.

You can buy this book here.

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GATE Selection Process

IIT Kharagpur will conduct GATE Examination 2022 for enrolling students in the programs offered by top IITs. There are certain steps of phases that a candidate must qualify to clear the GATE exam. In this article, you will get complete information about the GATE selection process.

  • On this basis of your result or scorecard, the authority will allow you admission to M.Tech programs offered by the top IITs.
  • Once the exam will be concluded, the score will be converted to a normalized GATE Score.
  • Institutes will be allotted to the candidates for admission through Normalized GATE marks only or Normalized GATE marks and Interview/Written Test.

IITs Admission Procedure

IITs will conduct GATE Counselling through GOAPS. Candidates have to register to GOAPS and respective IIT for admission in the M.Tech program. The GOAPS will offer admission based on the GATE Score. The registration for admission in IITs will start after the result declaration or before that.

NITs, IIITs & GFTIs Admission Procedure

NITs, IIITs & GFTIs will conduct the GATE Counselling through Centralised Counselling for M.Tech (CCMT) for admission. The application forms for the admission of NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs will be available for the candidates in March/April. Candidates have to fill in the choices of their colleges and courses in the application form.

GATE Preparation Tips

GATE is one of the most competitive examinations that needs complete focus and a good understanding of basic concepts. To clear the exam, the candidates must have a very thorough preparation. In this article, you will get the best preparation tips for GATE Exam preparation.

  • Identify and improve on your weak areas.
  • Get a personalized improvement plan & track your progress.
  • Collect previous question papers and solve them.
  • While solving the problems, students must have a balance between speed & accuracy.
  • Get a list of probable colleges based on the current preparation level.
  • Check the past year’s papers and exam analysis.
  • Make Short Notes while you study because it will be helpful during revision.
  • Write down Formulae that you find difficult to remember so that they are handy for revision.
  • Keep the solved problems and notes separately indexed so that you can refresh and revise later when required.
  • Create your own plan as you know best what works for you.
  • Take a nutritious diet.
  • Eat fresh vegetables and fruits.
  • Avoid junk food.
  • GATE Exam is not based on completing the syllabus for preparation; it is based upon completing and understanding the basic concepts.
  • If you found a problem taking too much time, you need to move forward to a new solution.
  • Candidates need to keep a balance between speed & accuracy.
  • Candidates need to divide their preparation time according to the topics/section they need to prepare like aptitude, fundamentals, attitude, concentration level, etc.
  • Always try to track your own performance that how you are prepared for the examination.

GATE Helpline

For any kind of query candidates can contact with below details:

ZoneContact Address Phone Number email Id
1Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Science,
Bengaluru 560 012
[email protected]
2Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
022-25767068[email protected]
3Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016
[email protected]
4Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati 781 039
[email protected]
5Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur 208 016
0512-2597412[email protected]
6Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur 721 302
[email protected]
7Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai 600 036
044-22578200[email protected]
8Chairman, GATE
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee,
Roorkee 247 667
01332-284531[email protected]

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