GATE Exam 2023: Application Form, Form Correction, Exam Date, Syllabus PDF, Question Paper, Cut off

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE exam is a national-level entrance test organised annually by IISc Banglore and seven IITs (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) on a rotational basis, on behalf of NCB-GATE. The main purpose of GATE exam is to provide admission to M.Tech/ PhD programs offered at IITs, NITs and other participating colleges. GATE scores are also used by Public Sector companies for recruiting Graduate Engineers in entry-level positions.

GATE Exam 2023 Highlights

Who will conduct GATE 2023?IIT Kanpur
When can I apply for GATE 2023?August 30, 2022 to September 30, 2022 (without any late fee)
Are 3rd year candidates eligible for GATE 2023?Yes, 3rd year candidates can also apply for GATE exam
Does GATE have negative marking?Yes
How many attempts are there for GATE?Unlimited
Can I write two GATE papers?Yes, Candidates can choose more than 1 paper code for appearing in GATE
Is there any age limit in GATE?No, there is no age limit criteria in GATE.
Is GATE held twice a year?No, GATE is held only once in the month of February every year

GATE 2023 Notification

GATE Exam 2023: Application Form, Form Correction, Exam Date, Syllabus PDF, Question Paper, Cut off 1

GATE 2023 Notification has been released on July 27, 2022. The Organizing Institute usually releases GATE Notification on the last Sunday of July, however this year, IIT Kanpur has already released the notification on July 27, 2022 (Wednesday). GATE 2023 Notification PDF has been released by IIT Kanpur, GATE 2023 Organising Institute, on the official website-

GATE YearGATE Notification Date
GATE 2023July 27, 2022
GATE 2022July 31, 2021
GATE 2021July 26, 2020
GATE 2020July 9, 2019
GATE 2019July 15, 2018
GATE 2018July 5, 2017
GATE 2017June 20, 2016  

GATE 2023 Organizing Institute

GATE 2023 Organizing Institute is IIT Kanpur. The institute is responsible for the overall coordination among the eight administering institutes. Previously, IIT Kanpur conducted GATE exam in 1989, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2015. GATE exam is conducted jointly by IISc Banglore and seven IITs (at Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee). One of these administering institutes is designated as GATE Organizing Institute (OI).

GATE Organizing Institute (OI)Year Website
IISc Banglore1984, 1990, 1996, 2002, 2008,
IIT Bombay1987, 1993, 1999, 2005, 2013,
IIT Delhi1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2012,
IIT Guwahati2010,
IIT Kanpur1989, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2015,
IIT Kharagpur1988, 1994, 2000, 2006, 2014,
IIT Madras1985, 1991, 1997, 2003, 2011,
IIT Roorkee2009,

GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

ParticularsGATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Minimum Qualification10+2+3
Degree RequirementBachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology / Arts / Commerce or Post Graduation in a relevant discipline
Age LimitNo upper age limit
NationalityIndian or Foreign/ NRIs

GATE Exam 2023 Highlights

GATE 2023 Exam Pattern

  • GATE Exam Pattern is different for each of the 29 papers. Candidates get 3 hours to answer all the questions in GATE exam. The exam is conducted online as a computer-based test.
  • GATE question paper consists of 65 questions carrying total marks of 100.
GATE Examination ModeComputer – Based Test (CBT)
GATE Exam LanguageEnglish
GATE Duration3 Hours (180 Minutes)
GATE Sectional Time LimitNone
GATE Total Marks100
GATE Total Number of questions65
GATE Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ);
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ);
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
GATE Number of SectionsTwo/ Three (depending on the paper)
GATE Section-wise Number of QuestionsGeneral Aptitude- 10 questions,
Core Discipline- 55 questions
GATE Section-wise WeightageGeneral Aptitude- 15 marks,
Core Discipline- 85 marks
GATE Marking Scheme1 or 2 marks for each correct answer
GATE Negative MarkingFor 1 mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
For 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer;
No negative marking for MSQs and NATs

GATE Exam 2023 Highlights

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