GATE 2025 Exam To Be Conducted by IIT Roorkee, Official Website Launched

GATE 2025 Exam will be conducted by IIT Roorkee and official website for the exam is ‘https://gate2025.iitr.ac.in/’

The official website in connection with GATE 2025 Exam was launched on 1 July 2025. The exam will be a computer based test, which means it will be held online.

GATE 2025 ExamOnline test is where the questions in the exam have to answered on a computer screen at the test center. There is more to it than meets the eye as far as GATE 2025 Exam is concerned.

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 2025 Exam is meant to be conducted for the year 2025. 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.

Who can take up GATE 2025 Exam registration?

Candidates who have completed graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized educational institution can take up GATE 2025 Exam 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 2025 Exam registration.

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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:

How to take up GATE 2025 Exam registration?

The process to take up GATE 2025 Exam registration is online and candidates can submit applications at the official website that is reachable with the URL ‘https://gate2025.iitr.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. Clicking this link will open another webpage with another URL

4. When the webpage with another URL opens, candidates can click the link for registration and register to create an account with username and password.

5. Post account creation, candidates can login and start applying for GATE 2025 Exam.

GATE 2025 ExamDocuments

Candidates have to attach these documents while taking up GATE 2025 Exam 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).

Link to official website of GATE 2025 Exam is Here

How to download the admit card?

The process to download admit card for GATE 2025 exam is online. Candidates have to visit the official website to download the hall ticket with the help of URL ‘https://gate2025.iitr.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 2025 exam 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 2025 ExamExam Pattern

GATE 2025 exam 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 2025 exam registration. More details are present below:

Particulars Details
Mode of Examination 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 or 2 marks
Negative Marking For a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will be negative marking.
For a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
For a 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer.
There is 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, 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
CY, DA, EY, MA, PH, ST 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

GATE 2025 Exam

Exam Centers

The test centres will be located across the country. Candidates have to choose the centres for writing the exam while taking up GATE 2025 exam registration.

Candidates have to choose exam centres carefully, as chances to alter them at a later stage may not be provided.

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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:

GATE Office,
IISc,
Bengaluru – 560 012
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
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

ZONE-2: IIT BOMBAY

GATE Office,
IIT Bombay, Powai,
Mumbai – 400 076
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Vapi
Maharashtra: Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Baramati, Chandrapur, 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
GATE Office,
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi – 110 016
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Haryana: Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar
Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu-Samba, Srinagar
Ladakh: Leh
Madhya Pradesh: Indore, Ujjain
New Delhi: New Delhi
Rajasthan: Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Uttar Pradesh: Greater NOIDA, Mathura
GATE Office,
IIT Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781 039
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
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
GATE Office,
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur – 208 016
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna
Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi , Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
GATE Office,
IIT Kharagpur,
Kharagpur – 721 302
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Andhra Pradesh: Eluru, Kakinada-Surampalem, Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry), Srikakulam, Tadepalligudem, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Chhattisgarh: Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
Jharkhand: Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Odisha: Balasore, Bhubaneswar, Brahmapur, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Kakatpur (Puri), Rourkela, Sambalpur
West Bengal: Bankura, Berhampur-Murshidabad, Hooghly, Howrah, Kharagpur-Midnapur, Kolaghat, Kolkata, Suri (Birbhum)
GATE Office,
IIT Madras,
Chennai – 600 036
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Andhra Pradesh: Chirala, Chittoor, 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, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Thanjavur, Theni, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar
Telangana: Adilabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kodad, Kothagudem, Nizamabad, Suryapet, Warangal
GATE Office,
IIT Roorkee,
Roorkee – 247 667
Tentative List of Examination Cities/Towns
Haryana: Ambala, Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh: Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla-Solan
Punjab: Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali-Chandigarh, Patiala, Pathankot
Uttar Pradesh: Ghaziabad, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, NOIDA, Saharanpur
Uttarakhand: Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

This is a tentative list of examination cities. Any changes will be updated on the website.

Choice of Examination City: A candidate can choose three cities from the list given above. All the three choices must be from the same GATE 2025 exam zone. GATE 2025 reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one, and allot a city that may not be from any of the choices selected by the candidate.

Point to remember

GATE 2025 exam 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 2025 exam 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 2025 exam registration.

Committing mistakes while taking up GATE 2025 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 2025 exam registration must be carried along with them when the admission process is on.

GATE 2025 ExamPoint to remember 2

The details provided above in connection with GATE 2025 exam may change as the time moves ahead due to various reasons. Candidates can visit the official website of the exam mentioned above regularly for updates.

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