GATE 2023

GATE is an upcoming exam for undergraduate students in engineering and postgraduates in arts, science, and commerce. It is mainly conducted for students who aspire to work in Public Sector Undertakings (PSU). As many as 37 PSUs – government organisations, like BARC, IOCL, etc., use GATE qualification as a requirement. It can also provide financial assistance for the candidates who want to pursue postgraduate and doctorate programmes.

IIT Kanpur will be organising the GATE 2023 tentatively by February 2023. The official notification has not been released yet. The GATE Exam is conducted in online mode every year. GATE 2023 will be conducted for 29 papers, including the newly added Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NM) and Geomatics Engineering (GE) papers, which were included for the first time in GATE 2022.

GATE 2023 Highlights

Exam NameGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Organising InstituteIIT Kanpur
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Number of Questions10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject)= 65
Exam ModeCBT (Online)
Question Papers TypeMSQ, MCQ, NAT
Exam Duration3 Hours

GATE 2023 Registration, Application and Exam Date

ParticularsDates (Tentative)
GATE Online Application ProcessingAugust/September 2022
Closing of Submission of Application Form4th week of September 2022
Last Date of Extended period for Online Registration Application (With Late Fees)2nd Week of October 2022
Last Date for Requesting a Change of Examination City3rd week of November 2022
Admit Card1st week of January 2023
GATE 2023 Examination1st and 2nd week of February  2023
Announcement of Result3rd week of March 2023

The above dates are anticipated on the basis of the previous year’s timetable.

GATE 2023 Registration and Application Process

For the registration process, candidates must follow the steps below:

  • Open the GOAPS portal and fill in the candidate’s name as per their ID proof
  • Then they need to provide a valid email ID and the country of residence of the candidate
  • Followed by mobile number and password

Once the registration is done, the candidates need to fill in the following details in the application form to complete the application process:

  • Candidates need to provide the address for communication with the PIN code
  • Details of the eligibility degree are required to be filled
  • College name and address of the institution with PIN code
  • GATE paper(s) (subject)
  • Choice(s) of GATE examination cities
  • A high-quality image of the candidate’s photograph
  • Good quality image of candidate’s signature
  • Scanned copy of valid photo identity document (ID), which you MUST carry to the examination hall
  • Scanned copy of category (SC / ST) certificate in pdf format to be uploaded (if applicable)
  • Scanned copy of PwD certificate in pdf format (if applicable)
  • Scanned copy of the dyslexic certificate in pdf format (if applicable)
  • Fee payment can be made through net-banking/debit card/credit card/e-wallet details

GATE 2023 Application fees

To complete the application process, one must pay the GATE application fee before the closing date. If someone fails to pay the fee before the deadline, then they will be charged a late fine along with the application fee.

The GATE 2023 exam fee for each subject is given in the table below:

For Examination Centres in IndiaRegular PeriodDuring Extended Period
Female Candidates (per paper)₹ 750₹ 1250
SC / ST / PwD* Category Candidates (per paper)₹ 750₹ 1250
All Other Candidates (per paper)₹ 1500₹ 2000

Note that the above dates and information are based on the GATE 2022 notification. IIT Kanpur will release the official GATE 2023 notification tentatively by September 2022.


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