GATE Registration 2022 (August 30) – How to Fill GATE Application Form, Last Date

GATE 2022 – Exam Dates (Announced), Application Form (Soon), Eligibility, Syllabus, Paper Pattern, Subjects

GATE 2022GATE 2022 registration will be opened by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kharagpur) starting August 30, online at gate.iitkgp.ac.in The last date to submit GATE 2022 applications without late fees is September 24, GATE 2021 will be conducted online by the exam conducting authority on February 5, 6, 12, 13, and 14.
Candidates will need to verify their eligibility for the GATE exam 2022 before filling out the application form. Two new GATE 2022 papers – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, and Geomatics Engineering – have been added to the list. This makes the total number of GATE subject papers at 29. GATE exam 2022 has seen a decrease in the number of exam centers at IIT Kharagpur. Candidates who are interested in M.Tech admissions, other PG courses, or recruitment by PSU through GATE might be eligible for the GATE exam 2022.

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GATE 2022 – What’s new?

  • GATE 2022 will be held at IIT Kharagpur this year. This year’s papers are Geomatics Engineering and Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.
  • Some zones have seen their GATE 2022 exam centers reduced by the exam conducting authority.
  • Only one application form can be used by a candidate who is appearing on more than one paper. Multiple applications will not be accepted. All other applications will be returned without refund.
  • Direct recruitment for Group A posts in Central government (i.e. Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Researchers Officer (Crypto), and Senior Research officer (S&T in Cabinet Secretariat (Government of India) is currently being done on the basis of GATE score.
  • Candidates who apply for more than one paper must pay the GATE 2022 application fees separately.
  • Candidates appearing in Geology and Geophysics (GG), Humanities and Social Sciences, (XH), and Architecture and Planning will receive a separate score and ranking.
  • Multiple sessions will be used to conduct CE, CS and EE papers. A candidate can only appear in one session.
  • After the declaration of their result, applicants must keep the GATE 2022 scorecard safe.
  • EWS candidates are eligible to receive the same qualifying marks as General candidates, which is 90%.

GATE 2022GATE 2022 registration will be opened by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Kharagpur) starting August 30, online at gate.iitkgp.ac.in The last date to submit GATE 2022 applications without late fees is September 24, GATE 2021 will be conducted online by the exam conducting authority on February 5, 6, 12, 13, and 14.

Candidates will need to verify their eligibility for the GATE exam 2022 before filling out the application form. Two new GATE 2022 papers – Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, and Geomatics Engineering – have been added to the list. This makes the total number of GATE subject papers at 29. GATE exam 2022 has seen a decrease in the number of exam centers at IIT Kharagpur. Candidates who are interested in M.Tech admissions, other PG courses, or recruitment by PSUs through GATE might be eligible for the GATE exam 2022.

GATE 2022 – What’s new?

  • GATE 2022 will be held at IIT Kharagpur this year. This year’s papers are Geomatics Engineering and Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.
  • Some zones have seen their GATE 2022 exam centers reduced by the exam conducting authority.
  • Only one application form can be used by a candidate who is appearing on more than one paper. Multiple applications will not be accepted. All other applications will be returned without refund.
  • Direct recruitment for Group A posts in Central government (e.g. Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Researchers Officer (Crypto) or Senior Research Officer(S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat (Government of India) is currently being done on the basis of GATE score.
  • Candidates who apply for more than one paper must pay the GATE 2022 application fees separately.
  • Candidates appearing in Geology and Geophysics (GG), Humanities and Social Sciences, (XH), and Architecture and Planning will receive a separate score and ranking.
  • Multiple sessions will be used to conduct CE, CS and EE papers. A candidate can only appear in one session.
  • After the declaration of their result, applicants must keep the GATE 2022 scorecard safe.
  • EWS candidates are eligible to receive the same qualifying marks as General candidates at 90%

GATE 2022 Overview – What is GATE exam?

ParticularsOverview
Examination NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Commonly Known AsGATE
Conducting InstituteIIT Kharagpur
GATE 2022 Websitegate.iitkgp.ac.in
Administered ByJointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs
Purpose of ExaminationQualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Mode
Examination Duration180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Frequency of ExaminationAnnual
Total Number of Exam Cities195 (excluding 6 international centres)
Number of GATE Papers29 (Two new Subject papers added)
Number of Questions in Each Paper65
Total Marks of Examination100
Validity of GATE Score/Grade3 Years
Number of Test Takers858,890

GATE 2022 Paper Codes for XE and XL Papers

XE Paper SectionsCodeXL Paper SectionsCode
Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)AChemistry (Compulsory)P
Fluid MechanicsBBiochemistryQ
Materials ScienceCBotanyR
Solid MechanicsDMicrobiologyS
ThermodynamicsEZoologyT
Polymer Science and EngineeringFFood TechnologyU
Food TechnologyG
Atmospheric and Oceanic SciencesH

GATE 2022 Important Dates

IIT Kharagpur has declared GATE 2022 exam date. Candidates are advised to check the below-mentioned GATE exam date 2022 to track the events on time.

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GATE 2022 Important Dates

EventsDates (Tentative)
Release of GATE notificationAugust 1, 2021
Start Date of GATE 2022 registration through GOAPSAugust 30, 2021
GATE 2022 application form last dateSeptember 24, 2021
Last date for submission of application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500October 1, 2021
Last date of intimation to Registered Candidates after ScrutinyTo be announced
Availability correction facility for GATE application formNovember 12, 2021
GATE 2022 Admit card releae dateJanuary 3, 2022
GATE 2022 datesFebruary 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2022 (Announced)

Register for GATE 2022

The GATE application form 2022 will be available online by candidates through the GOAPS website starting August 30. GATE exam registration involves uploading a photograph, signature, certificate or qualifying degree, category certificate (SC/ST/PwD), and/or Dyslexic certificate whenever applicable during the filling out of the online GATE-2022 application form.

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Candidates will need to input the ID number in their Passport, PAN Card or Voter ID. Before, proceeding towards filling the GATE 2022 registration, keep the following documents

GATE Application Form 2022 Documents/Information Required

The following documents/information is required while filling the application form of GATE 2022-

  • Personal information such as name of candidate, date and birth, mobile number, parents name, parents mobile number, etc.
  • Address of communication (including PIN code).
  • Details about eligibility degree
  • Name and address of the college (with PIN code).
  • GATE paper (subject).
  • Selection of cities for GATE examination
  • Scanned image of the candidate’s signature and photograph, in the prescribed format and dimensions
  • Scanned copy in pdf format of the eligibility certificate (Degree, Provisional certificate or certificate of the Head of Department/Institute)
  • Scanned copy (SC/ST), Dyslexic or PwD certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Declaration for Jammu and Kashmir candidates (candidates who are not able to obtain documents)
  • Due to restrictions in the area
  • You should bring details of your valid ID (in original) to the examination hall.
  • For fee payment details, please use net-banking/debit/credit card/UPI

Specification of Photograph for GATE 2022 Application Form

DocumentsDetailsDimensionsFormat
PhotographThe passport-sized photograph should be colored in nature.Has to be taken professionally on a white or very light background.Should have been taken after August 1, 2019, and the face of the candidates have to occupy 50% of the area in the photograph. The face has to be clear and the candidates should be looking directly at the camera. Sunglasses or tinted glasses will not be accepted. Only clear glasses will be permittedDimension: 3.5 cm x 4.5 cmMaximum Resolution: 480 x 640 pixelsMinimum Resolution: 240 x 320 pixelsJPEG

Specifications for Signature

DocumentsDetailsDimensionsFormat
SignatureCandidates will have to do the signature in a rectangular box of 2 cm x 7 cm size on A4 white paper.The signature has to be done in capital letters with black or dark blue ink. The signature should be scanned and cropped to the specified dimensions.Maximum Resolution: 160 x 560 pixelsMinimum Resolution: 80 x 280 pixelsJPEG

Note: Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. The scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the GATE application form.

How to fill GATE 2022 Application Form

  1. Visit the GOAPS portal and complete the GATE registration process
  2. Fill GATE 2022 application form
  3. Upload scanned images of requisite documents
  4. Pay GATE registration fee
  5. Preview of filled application form of GATE 2022
  6. Submit the GATE registration 2022

Check Video on “How to Fill GATE Application Form”

GATE 2022 Registration- Step-wise Process

Read the step by step procedure to fill and submit the GATE application form 2022:

Step 1 – GATE Registration: Register through GATE online application processing system 2022 (GOAPS) using GATE 2022 registration link given in the article (will be updated as and when activated) for GATE 2022 login. Enter the following to register for GATE exam 2022.

  • Candidate’s first, middle name and surname
  • Valid email ID
  • Country of residence
  • Mobile number
  • Password for future login

After entering all the above-mentioned details, click on the submit ‘tab’. A system-generated One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number. Use the OTP to complete the GATE registration 2022.

Thereafter, a unique enrollment ID will be allotted to the successfully registered candidates.

Note: If there is a delay in receiving the OTP, the candidates can proceed for payment with verification of anyone either email ID or mobile number. The remaining one has to be verified at a later stage.

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Step 2 – Login and fill GATE 2022 application form – Enter the following details to fill the application form once the GATE registration is completed:

  • Personal Details: Information like the name of candidate, father’s & mother name, date of birth, nativity etc need to be entered.
  • Academic Detail: Information related to academic qualifications from HSC till graduation need to be entered.
  • Communication Details: Address as well as the permanent address need to fill.
  • GATE Paper: Select the GATE paper appearing for. Note: Change of GATE exam paper is not allowed after submission of the form.
  • GATE Exam Centre: Select total of three exams cities from the given list. The first two centres must be from the same zone while the third can be from any GATE 2022 regional zone.
  • Photo Identity Proof: The photo ID number and type of ID have to be entered

Step 3 – Upload scanned images of photo, signature and other documents

Step 4 – Preview of GATE 2022 application form before submission: Review and verify all the details entered before submission.

Step 5 – Pay GATE 2022 application fees: GATE exam registration fee can be paid online through Net-banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee vary as per the category of the candidates. Mentioned below is the application fee that candidates will have to pay:

GATE 2022 Registration Fee

CategoryFeesFees during extended period
Male (General, OBC and Others)Rs. 1,500Rs. 2,000
SC/ ST/ PwDRs. 750Rs. 1,250
Women (All Category)Rs. 750Rs. 1,250
International Students (For Indian centres)Rs 1,500Rs. 2,000

Step 6 – Submit the application form: After the successful payment of fee, submit the GATE 2022 application form. Only those candidates who will register successfully will be able to access the admit card of GATE 2022.

How to Check GATE 2022 Application rStatus?

To check the application status candidates will have to login at GATE 2022 registration link using login credentials. If the application status of GATE is ‘Under Scrutiny/Under Process’, then the candidates need not to worry. The responsible authorities will scrutinize all the GATE application forms 2022 and those candidates whose application needs to get rectified in photograph/signature/supporting document will get an automatic email/SMS. The scrutiny process will continue until a few days after the application form is over.

Mistakes in GATE 2022 Application Form? Check How to Correct it Here

In case candidates commit any mistake in application form, they can avail the GATE application form correction facility. However, only a few details could be rectified by the candidates.

Details Rectified in GATE 2022 Application Correction

Items that can be correctedComments
NameAccording to the document submitted in application
Date of BirthAccording to the document submitted in application
Gender1) Male to Female: Status could be changed, but Fees was not refunded2) Female to Male: Candidates had to pay the difference amount of Rs 750 (not applicable for SC/ST and PwD candidates)
Category1) SC/ ST to Gen/ OBC: Candidates had to pay the difference amount of Rs 750 (not applicable for Female and PwD candidates)2) Gen/ OBC to SC/ ST: Candidates were able to change the status but there was no fees refund
PwD status1) No to Yes: Candidates were able to change their status but did not get the fees refund (Scribe status to be captured)2) Yes to No: With fees of Rs 750(not applicable for Female and SC/ST candidates)
Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities1) No to Yes: Candidates could correct the status but with a valid proof2)Yes to No: Candidates could correct the status
Details of Parents/ Guardian/ Correspondence addressAccording to the document submitted in application
College name and location, Roll no, Registration no.According to the document submitted in application
Exam paperCorrection with fees
Exam cityCorrection with fees

Steps to Avail GATE 2022 Application Form Correction

  • Login through GOAPS by entering GATE enrolment number and password.
  • Correct the permissible details
  • Pay the difference in fee if applicable and submit.
  • Save the application form of GATE 2022.

Have you forgotten the GATE 2022 Enrolment ID or Registration ID? Follow the given steps:

  • Go to the GOAPS page
  • Click on ‘Forgot GATE 2022 Enrolment ID or Registration ID’
  • If you remember Email Address but have forgotten Enrolment ID and Registration ID, Click on ‘Request for an OTP’ to get One Time Password
  • If you already have an OTP, click on “Already have an OTP?” to reset the password

*In case of any discrepancy while filling the application form, candidates may contact the authorities through GATE 2022 helpline number at 022-2576 7068, 022-2572 4054

What after GATE Application Form 2022?

Candidates who successfully do the GATE registration 2022, will be issued admit card of GATE. Candidates who have an admit card will only be allowed to appear for GATE 2022. The authorities shall release the GATE exam pattern which should be referred to by candidates for better understanding of the question paper. They should also find out the previous year question papers for practice as it will enhance their confidence.

GATE 2021 Registration Statistics

ParticularDetails
Total number of GATE Registrations 20218.82 lakh approx
Total number of female applicants2.9 lakh approx
Number of candidates applied for humanities branch14,916 approx
Number of applicants for environmental science14,804 approx
GATE 2021 registrations for XE28,300 approx

GATE 2020 Statistics

ParticularsNumber of Registered CandidatesNumber of Appeared Candidates
All India858,890685,088
Jammu54244270
Srinagar51024046

GATE 2018 Statistics

Paper CodeTotal no.of Registered CandidatesTotal no.of Appeared Candidates
AE50764144
AG19861775
AR91247497
BT113749304
CE177609153078
CH1902615858
CS134454107893
CY2419119500
EC151733125870
EE140796121383
EY15061110
GG69735795
1N1469911852
MA110648765
ME227735194496
MN30492532
MT49484040
PE23771940
PH1688213524
PI36993092
TF21501847
XE42343440
XL1761614140

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) – GATE Registration 2022 (August 30) – Know How to Fill Application Form, Last Date

Question: How to apply for GATE 2022?

Answer: 

In order to apply for the entrance examination, candidates will have to fill and submit online application form of GATE 2022. Candidates can refer above to know the detailed procedure to fill and submit GATE 2022 application form.

Question: Can one e-mail address be used to fill multiple application form of GATE 2022?

Answer: 

No. One e-mail address can be used to submit only one GATE application form 2022. Candidates are discouraged to fill multiple application forms using different e-mail addresses.

Question: Only SC/ST/PwD candidates have been asked to upload the category certificates. What about the OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates? Do they have to upload the category certificate too?

Answer: 

No. Category certificate is required only for Indian nationals (appearing from exam centres within India), who wish to avail a concession in application fee. As far as the GATE 2022 is concerned, only SC/ST/PwD candidates and all women candidates are eligible for application fee concession.

Question: How to make the fee payment for GATE 2021?

Answer: 

The application fee of GATE 2022 will be paid only in online mode. There will be a link to the payment gateway from the application portal. The candidate can opt for any of the payment options listed over there. The additional charges such as service charges, processing fees or bank charges, have to be borne by the candidate.

Question: Net banking account has been debited more than once. How do I get the money back?

Answer: 

Any unaccounted or excess money that was received on behalf of GATE 2022 from this account, will automatically be returned (credited) to the same bank account. However, this may take a week or more, after the closure of the application process.

Question: Do I have to send the printout of the application form?

Answer: 

No. The printout of the application form is not required to be sent to the organizing institute or any other GATE zonal offices.

Question: If I have not uploaded a photograph as per the specifications mentioned, will my application be rejected?

Answer: 

Yes, the application will be rejected.

Question: I have missed to take a print-out of my ONLINE application at the end of my application process. How will I get access to it?

Answer: 

Candidates can login using GOAPS Enrollment ID and password and take a printout for your own reference.

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