GATE 2024 Exam Date, Registration, Admit Card

GATE 2024: The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science for admission into the Masters’s Program and Recruitment by some Public Sector Companies. GATE Examination is conducted jointly by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology at Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai, Roorkee & Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

GATE 2023 examination was conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

GATE Overview

GATE Full form Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Exam Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Frequency of ExamOnce a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Application modeOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam Duration3 Hours

GATE 2023 Important Dates

EventsGATE 2024 Dates (Tentative)
GATE 2024 notification releaseJuly 2023
GATE 2024 registration start dateAugust 2023
GATE registration 2024 last dateOctober 2023
GATE 2024 registration last date with late feeOctober 2023
GATE application form correction dateNovember 2023
GATE admit card release dateJanuary 2024
GATE 2024 Exam DateFebruary 2024
Release of GATE response sheetsFebruary 2024
GATE answer key release dateFebruary 2024
GATE 2024 answer key challenge dateFebruary 2024
GATE 2024 result dateMarch 2024
Availability of scorecardMarch 2024

GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Indian nationals and also foreign nationals are eligible to apply for GATE 2024.

Academic Qualification: Candidates must have passed graduation in engineering/technology or a Master’s degree in any relevant science subject. Candidates in the pre-final or final year of their qualifying degree are also eligible to appear for GATE 2024 Candidates who have obtained/are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: Must be currently in the 3rd or higher years or completed their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 3 years) in Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce.

Age Limit: There is no age limit for GATE 2024

GATE 2024 Application Form

The foloowing are the steps to download to GATE 2024 Application form:

  • Visit GOAPS’s official site.
  • Fill up the GATE application form.
  • Upload the required documents, like photographs and signatures.
  • Make the payment of GATE exam fees.
  • Click on the submit button.

GATE 2024 Application Fees

Below we have mentioned the GATE 2024 Application fees:

CategoryAmountLate Fees
Male (General, OBC and Others)Rs. 1700Rs. 2200
SC/ ST/ PwDRs. 850Rs. 1350
Female candidatesRs. 850Rs. 1350

GATE 2024 Admit Card – How to download

Following are the step to download the GATE 2024 Admit Cars

  1. Visit the official website of GATE 2024.
  2. Log in using your registration number and password.
  3. Click on the ‘GATE Admit Card’ download link.
  4. The admit card will be displayed in PDF format.
  5. Save the admit card and take a printout for further reference.

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through the following details regarding the GATE 2024 pattern:

Exam ModeGATE 2024 will be conducted via online (computer-based) mode.
No. of subjects/ paperThere will be a total of 29 papers/subjects.
No. of SectionsThere will be two sections in the question paper i.e
General Aptitude (GA) & candidate’s selected subjects.
Questions TypeThe question paper will consist of
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ),
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.
No. of QuestionsGA will include 10 questions & candidate’s selected subject will consist of 55 questions. There will be a total of 65 questions in the question paper.
Maximum MarkThe question paper will be 100 marks.
Time Duration3 Hours
Total Marks100/-
Marking SchemeQuestions will consist of 1 mark & 2 marks.
Negative MarkingIn MCQ, 1/3 of marks will be deducted for 1 mark MCQ & likely 2/3 for 2 mark MCQ. There will be no negative marking in MSQ & NAT type questions.

GATE 2024: Question Format

Paper CodeGeneral Aptitude (GA) MarksSubject MarksTotal MarksTotal Time (Minutes)
AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, CY, EC, EE, ES, EY, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PH, PI, ST, TF1585100180
AR [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)]B1 or B2 can be selected during Exam.1560 + 25100180
GE [Part A + Part B1 or B2 (B1 – Surveying and Mapping or B2 -Image Processing and Analysis)] B1 or B2 can be selected during the Exam.1555 + 30100180
GG [Part A + Part B] (Section 1: Geology or Section 2: Geophysics)1525 + 60100180
XE (Section A + Any TWO Sections) Sections can be selected during Exam.1515 + (2 x 35)100180
XH (Section B1 + Any ONE Section)1525 + 60100180
XL (Section P + Any TWO Sections) Sections can be selected during Exam.1525 + (2 x 30)100180

GATE 2024Result

Candidates must check the step How to Check GATE 2024 Result?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Go to the results page and click on GATE Result.
  • GOAPS portal for GATE would appear.
  • Fill in the login details on the portal.
  • Click on the submit tab.
  • GOAPS candidate dashboard for GATE would open.
  • Click on the results section.
  • Your GATE Result will be displayed on the screen.

GATE 2024 Counselling

The Centralized Counseling for M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan (CCMT) is Conducted for admission of candidates into IITs and NITs, IIEST Shibpur, and GFTIs. Candiadate will be alloted seats in the counselling session based on their GATE Score.

List of Participating NITs

  1. NIT Jalandhar
  2. MNNIT Allahabad
  3. NIT Calicut
  4. NIT Delhi
  5. NIT Durgapur
  6. NIT Jaipur
  7. NIT Kurukshetra
  8. NIT Rourkela
  9. NIT Silchar
  10. NITK Surathkal
  11. NIT Tiruchirappalli
  12. NIT Warangal

List of Participating IITs

  1. IISc Bangalore
  2. IIT Bhubaneswar
  3. IIT BHU
  4. IIT Bombay
  5. IIT Delhi
  6. IIT Guwahati
  7. IIT Hyderabad
  8. IIT Jodhpur
  9. IIT Kanpur
  10. IIT Madras
  11. IIT Mandi
  12. IIT Patna
  13. IIT Roorkee

Gate 2024 Exam Centre

Below mentioned the GATE 2024 exam centre. Let’s have a look.

NamePrevious year cities2024 cities
IISc Bangalore3026
IIT Bombay3030
IIT Delhi1917
IIT Guwahati2118
IIT Kanpur1412
IIT Kharagpur2624
IIT Madras4034
IIT Roorkee2115