GATE 2024 registration commences, apply till 29 Sept 23 with no late fee, direct link avbl here

GATE 2024 registration has started, students can start applying at ‘https://gate2024.iisc.ac.in/’ till 29 September 2023 without late fee. The process of application submission was to start on 24 August 2023.

But was postponed to 30 August 2023, now the link for taking up GATE 2024 registration has been made active on 30 August and the applicants can start registering for the exam. They can visit the official website at above mentioned link till 29 September 2023 to apply for the exam without any late fee.

GATE 2024 registrationSchedule

GATE 2024 registration started on 30 August 2023. Candidates registering on or befere 29 September 2023 need not pay the late fee. Candidates could apply till 13 October 2023 by paying a late fee. Modification in GATE 2024 application can be taken up from 7 to 11 November 2023.

Candidates who have completed their GATE 2024 registration will be able to download admit cards for the test from 3 January 2024 onwards.

The exam will be conducted on 3,4,10,11 February 2024. Candidate’s response will be available on the official portal on 16 February 2024.

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Answer keys are to be available on the website on 21 February 2024. Candidates can submit challenges to the answer keys from 22 to 25 February 2024.

The results for GATE 2024 will be announced on 16 March 2024 and score cards would be available for download from 23 March 2024 onwards.  More details are in the tabular format below:

Activity Day Date
(All dates are liable to change)
Online Application Process Opens (https://gate2024.iisc.ac.in/) 30 August 2023
Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process (Without Late Fee) Friday 29th September 2023
Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process (With Late Fee) Friday 13th October 2023
Modifications in GATE 2024 Application Tuesday to Saturday 07th to 11th November 2023
Availability of GATE Admit cards for download Wednesday 3rd January 2024
GATE 2024 Examinations Saturday & Sunday 03, 04 and 10, 11 February 2024
Candidate’s response available in Application portal Friday 16th February 2024
Answer keys available on Application portal Wednesday 21st February 2024
Submission of challenges by candidates on Answer Keys Thursday to Sunday 22nd to 25th February 2024
Announcement of Results for GATE 2024 Saturday 16th March 2024
Availability of Score Card for download by candidates Saturday 23rd March 2024

The day of the exam

Candidates who have taken up GATE 2024 registration can attend the exam on 3,4 and 10,11 February 2024. These dates would be very important for all those desiring to study postgraduation in engineering in esteemed institutions located across the country.

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This all about the exam schedule in connection with GATE 2024. The new schedule is mentioned below for the sake of students. However, they have to remember that the schedule is tentative and it could change.

Students can visit the official website for the exam periodically for more information about the exam schedule. The exam schedule is below:

Day; Date Time (IST) Test Papers
Saturday; 3rd February, 2024 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
(Forenoon Session – FN)2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
(Afternoon Session – AN)
TBA

TBA

Sunday; 4th February, 2024 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
(Forenoon Session – FN)2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
(Afternoon Session – AN)
TBA

TBA

Saturday; 10th February, 2024 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
(Forenoon Session – FN)2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
(Afternoon Session – AN)
TBA

TBA

Sunday; 11th February, 2024 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
(Forenoon Session – FN)2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
(Afternoon Session – AN)
TBA

TBA

TBA: To be announced.

About the exam

The full name of the exam is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, its popularly known to all as GATE. It is a national level exam conducted once a year.

GATE 2024 is meant to be conducted for the year 2024. The GATE score obtained by the candidates will remain valid for a period of three years from the date of announcement of results.

GATE score is also used by some colleges and institutions for admission to postgraduate programs. Several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have also been using GATE score for recruitment.

The exam is conducted by IITs and IISc Bangalore on behalf of National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education of Government of India.

GATE 2024 registration

Who can take up GATE 2024 registration?

Candidates who have completed graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized educational institution can take up GATE 2024 registration.

The bachelors degree can be from the field of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture/ and Humanities.

Even those who have appeared for their qualifying degree exam and are waiting for the results or are about to appear for the final exams can also take up GATE 2024 registration.

However, these people have to pass the exam and provide a proof for it by the time the admission process begins. More details are provided below:

Degree/Program Qualifying Degree/ Examination Description of Eligible Candidates Expected Year
of Completion
B.E. / B.Tech. /
B. Pharm.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering /Technology
(4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc. / Diploma in Engineering / Technology)
Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2024
B. Arch. Bachelor’s degree of Architecture (5- year course) / Naval Architecture (4- year course) / Planning (4- year course) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2025 (for 5-year program), 2024 (for 4-year program)
B.Sc. (Research) / B.S. Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma /
4 years after 10+2)
Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2024
Pharm. D.
(after 10+2)
6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards Currently in the 3rd/ 4th/ 5th/ 6th year or already completed 2026
M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. / B.V.Sc. Degree holders of M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. / B.V.Sc and those who are in the 5th/ 6th/ 7th semester or higher semester of such programme. 5th/ 6th/ 7th or higher semester or already completed 2024
M. Sc. / M.A. / MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Arts / Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the first year or higher or already Completed 2024
Int. M.E. / M.Tech.
(Post-B.Sc.)
Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (4-year program) Currently in the 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year or already completed Any year
Int. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Pharm or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (5-year program) Currently in the 3rd/ 4th/ 5th year or already completed 2025
B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com. Bachelor degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 year program) Currently in the 3rd year or already completed 2023
Int. M.Sc. / Int. B.S. / M.S. Integrated M.Sc. or 5-year integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed 2025
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch.) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MoE / UPSC / AICTE (e.g. AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses Enrolled Upto 31st May 2013*
B.Sc. (Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry) 4-years program Currently in the 3rd/ 4th year or already completed 2024

How to take up GATE 2024 registration?

The process to take up GATE 2024 registration is online and candidates can submit applications at the official website that is reachable with the URL ‘https://gate2024.iisc.ac.in/’

1. The URL mentioned above must be typed into the browser and submitted to allow the webpage to download.

2. Once the webpage is ready, candidates can click the information brochure to know about the exam.

3. After knowing about the exam, candidates can click the link for registration.

4. After clicking the link, they can register and create an account with username and password.

5. Post account creation, candidates can login and start applying for the exam.

Direct link to take up GATE 2024 registration is here

GATE 2024 registrationRegistration fees

GATE 2023 registration fees is Rs 900 per paper for women and SC/ST/PwD applicants if paid of applying in regular duration of 24 August to 29 September 2023.

The same is Rs 1400 per paper if applying during the extended time duration of 30 September to 13 October 2023. All other candidates will be paying Rs 1800 per paper if applying in the regular duration.

The same is Rs 2300 per paper if applying during the extended duration. Details are below:

Candidate Category Regular Period
(24th Aug to 29th Sept 2023)
During the Extended Period
(30th Sept to 13th Oct 2023)
Female candidates SC/ST/PwD (per paper) ₹ 900 ₹ 1400
All other candidates including foreign nationals (per paper) ₹ 1800 ₹ 2300

Please note:

PwD means Persons with Benchmark Disability.

The above Application fees are for single paper. The fees for candidates opting for double-paper would be twice of the above-mentioned fees.

CHARGES FOR CHANGES/ MODIFICATION IN GATE 2024 APPLICATION/(APPLICABLE FROM 8TH TO 14TH NOVEMBER 2023)

No. Description of Changes / Modifications Fee Charges (per paper)
1. Change in Name ₹ 500
2. Change in Date of Birth ₹ 500
3. Change in choice of examination cities ₹ 500
4. Change of existing paper ₹ 500
5. Add a second paper (from given combinations with respect to the primary paper) ₹ 500 plus suitable amount per paper for the candidate’s category
6. Change of gender to female ₹ 500
7. Change of gender from female to any other gender ₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
8. Change of category to SC/ST ₹ 500
9. Change of category from SC/ST to any other ₹ 500 (For female candidates or PwD candidates)
₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
10. Change from Non-PwD/Dyslexic to PwD/Dyslexic
11. Change from PwD/Dyslexic to Non-PwD/Dyslexic ₹ 500 (For female candidates or PwD candidates)
₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
12. Any other change in category (not mentioned above) ₹ 500
13. Details of Parents/Guardian/Correspondence Address ₹ 500
14. College Name and Location, Roll No., Registration No. ₹ 500

There will be NO REFUND of any fee, other than for multiple transactions.

Documents

Candidates have to attach these documents while taking up GATE 2024 registration and their details are mentioned below:

$ High quality image of candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified

$ High quality image of candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified

$ Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate in pdf format

$ Scanned copy of PwD Certificate in pdf format

$ Scanned copy of Certificate of Dyslexia (if applicable) in pdf format

$ Scanned copy of any of the valid photo Identity document: Aadhar-UID (preferable), Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID and

$ Driving License (should have Name, Date of birth of the candidate and unique Photo ID number. This must be carried in original to the examination hall for verification).

How to download the admit card?

The process to download admit card for GATE 2024 is online. Candidates have to visit the official website to download the hall ticket with the help of URL ‘https://gate2024.iisc.ac.in/’

1. The URL mentioned above has to be typed into the browser and submitted to allow the website to download.

2. Once the website is ready, candidates have to click the link to download the hall ticket.

3. After clicking the link, they can enter their roll number/application number and other required details and submit them to obtain the hall ticket.

Point to remember

Candidates who have successfully completed their GATE 2024 registration will alone be able to download the admit card. The link to download hall ticket will be made active at the appropriate time, a few days before the commencement of the exam.

GATE 2024 registrationExam pattern

GATE 2024 will be conducted in online mode and the questions have to answered on a computer screen at the test centre. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours and number of subject papers are 30.

The questions will be asked in two sections, while one section has questions related to General Aptitude which may be common to all candidates.

Next section has questions from the subject chosen by candidates while taking up GATE 2024 registration. More details are provided below in a tabular format:

Particulars Details
Examination Mode The test papers will be in English. Computer Based Test (CBT) [will be conducted at select centers in select cities].
Duration 3 Hours*
Number of Subjects (Papers) 30
Sections General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subjects
Type of Questions Candidate’s Selected Subject(s)
(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
(c) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilities (a) Recall
(b) Comprehension
(c) Application
(d) Analysis & Synthesis
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Engineering Mathematics**: 13 Marks +
Subject Questions: 72 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
(**XE includes Engineering Mathematics section XE-A of 15 Marks)
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks +
Subject Questions: 85 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks
Marking Scheme Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative Marking For a wrong answer chosen in a MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
Likewise, for a 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
No negative marking for wrong answer(s) to MSQ or NAT questions. There is no partial marking in MSQ.

 

Paper Code General Aptitude (GA) Marks Compulsory Section Subject Marks Total Marks Total Time* (Minutes)
AE, AG, BM, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ES, IN, MA, ME, MN, MT, NM, PE, PI, TF; Subject marks in these papers include questions on Engineering Mathematics (13 marks), which are paper-specific. 15 85 100 180
AR [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B1 or Part B2 can be selected during Exam. B1: Architecture or B2: Planning] 15 60 25 100 180
GE [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B1 or B2 can be selected during the Exam.
B1 – Surveying and Mapping or B2 -Image Processing and Analysis.]
15 55 30 100 180
GG [Part A is Common and Compulsory for all; Part B can either be Geology (B1) or Geophysics (B2) — which must be chosen at the time of Application.] 15 25 60 100 180
XE [Section A (Engineering Mathematics) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any TWO additional Sections during the Exam] 15 15 2 x 35 100 180
XH [Section B1 (Reasoning and Comprehension) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any ONE additional Section at the time of Application] 15 25 60 100 180
XL [Section P (Chemistry) is Common and Compulsory for all; Applicants must select any TWO additional Sections during the Exam] 15 25 2 x 30 100 180
CY, DA, EY, MA, PH, ST 15 85 100 180

Please note:

PwD candidates with benchmark disability are eligible for a total compensatory time of one hour.

GATE 2024 registrationExam centres

The test centres will be located across the country. Candidates have to choose the centres for writing the exam while taking up GATE 2024 registration.

Candidates have to choose exam centres carefully, as chances to alter them at a later stage may not be provided. They should also remember, that the test centres provided in the list below are tentative, more centres for the exam could be added as time moves ahead if there is a requirement:

IISc Bangalore

GATE Office,
IISc Bengaluru,
Bengaluru – 560 012

Andhra Pradesh Ananthapuramu, Kurnool

Kerala Angamaly, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Payyanur, Thrissur, Vatakara, Wayanad

Karnataka Bagalkot, Ballari (Bellary), Belagavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bidar, Chikkballapur, Chikkamagaluru, Davanagere, Hassan, Hubballi (Hubli)/Dharwad, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Kolar, Mandya , Mangaluru, Manipal-Udupi, Mysuru (Mysore), Shivamogga (Shimoga), Tumakuru

Telangana Hyderabad, Medak, Nalgonda

Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair

 

IIT Bombay

GATE Office,
IIT Bombay, Powai,
Mumbai – 400 076

Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Vapi

Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Akola, Ambajogai, Amravati, Aurangabad, Baramati, Bhusawal, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi-Mumbai-Thane, Panvel-Raigad, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangamner-Loni-Shirdi, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Vasai-Palghar, Wardha, Yavatmal

 Goa Goa

 

IIT Delhi

GATE Office,
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi – 110 016

Haryana Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar

Jammu and Kashmir Jammu-Samba, Srinagar

Ladakh Leh

Madhya Pradesh Indore, Ujjain

New Delhi New Delhi

Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Uttar Pradesh Greater NOIDA, Mathura

 

IIT Guwahati

GATE Office,
IIT Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781 039

Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar

Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Bihar Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad

Manipur Imphal

Meghalaya Shillong

Mizoram Aizawl

Nagaland Dimapur-Kohima

Sikkim Gangtok

Tripura Agartala

West Bengal Asansol-Durgapur, Burdwan, Kalyani, Siliguri

 

IIT Kanpur

GATE Office,
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur – 208 016

 

Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna

Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Ayodhya, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi , Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

 

IIT Kharagpur

GATE Office,
IIT Kharagpur,
Kharagpur – 721 302

Andhra Pradesh Eluru, Kakinada-Surampalem, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

Jharkhand Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Odisha Balasore, Brahmapur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri , Rourkela, Sambalpur

West Bengal Baharampur-Murshidabad, Bankura, Howrah, Kharagpur, Kolaghat , Kolkata

 

IIT Madras

GATE Office,
IIT Madras,
Chennai – 600 036

Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Nellore, Ongole, Tirupati

Kerala Alappuzha, Aluva-Ernakulam, Attingal, Chengannur, Kanjirapally, Kollam, Kothamangalam , Kottayam, Muvattupuzha, Thiruvananthapuram

Pondicherry Puducherry

Tamilnadu Chennai South, Chennai West, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Kanyakumari-Nagercoil, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Telangana Adilabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Kothagudem, Nizamabad, Suryapet, Warangal

 

IIT Roorkee

GATE Office,
IIT Roorkee,
Roorkee – 247 667

Haryana Ambala, Kurukshetra

Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Shimla-Solan

Punjab Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali-Chandigarh, Patiala

Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA

Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

 

 

Point to remember

GATE 2024 registration is just one part of the whole effort to gain admission into postgraduate courses. There is a lot of things that happen after GATE 2024 registration.

Applicants have to pass the exam with the required qualifying marks which are also known as cutoff marks, these are the minimum marks the candidates have to score in the exam to be eligible for the next phase of admission.

Score of the candidates, have to either greater than cutoff or equal to it to be eligible for the next stage of the process. Also, students must ensure there is no room left for errors while taking up GATE 2024 registration.

Committing mistakes while taking up GATE 2024 registration may later on lead to rejections, so the applicants have to exert caution while filling the application forms.

They should also have the required documents with them when they attend admission process, the documents that have been uploaded while taking up GATE 2024 registration must be carried along with them when the admission process is on.

 

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