GATE 2024, Notification, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Registration Dates!

GATE 2024 Admit Card has been released on 5th January 2024. The Exam will be held on 3rd 4th and 10th, 11th February 2024. The GATE 2024 Notification was out on 30th August 2023. GATE 2024 exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering, also known as the GATE exam, is an entrance exam for all Graduate candidates who want to either pursue M.Tech programs at Top Indian institutes like IIT, NIT, etc. or get a job in top PSUs like IOCL, ONGC, NPCL NTPC, BPC, CIL, PGCIL, etc. which accepts GATE Score. Read the further article to learn the GATE 2024 syllabus, registration, exam pattern, exam centre, answer key, GATE cut-off, preparation tips, what’s new in GATE 2024, and more.

Date
Update
5th January 2024
GATE Admit Card Out
 
The GATE 2024 Admit Card has been released.
 
The exam will be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February.
 
Candidates can use the direct link given above to download the GATE 2024 Hall Ticket.
3rd January 2024
GATE 2024 Admit Card to be Out on 3rd January 2024.
 
The Exam will be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2024.
8th December 2023
GATE 2024 Exam Dates Out!
 
The Exam will be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2024.

GATE Full Form

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Conducting Body

IISc Bangalore

Official WebsiteGATE IISc

Total Exam Papers

30

Notification release date28th August 2023

Starting for online applications

30th August 2023

Deadline for online applications without Late Fees

29th September 2023

12th October 2023 (Extended)

Admit Card release date

5th January 2024

Exam Date

3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2024

Response Sheet

16th February 2024

Answer Key

21st February 2024

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Number of Questions

10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject)= 65 

Marks Distribution

15 Marks (General Aptitude) + 85 Marks (Subject Questions)= 100 Marks (Total)

Question Type

MCQ, NAT, MSQ

Result announcement

16th March 2024

Scorecard Availability Window23rd March 2024 to 31st May 2024
Scorecard Availability Window with Rs. 500 fee
per test paper
1st June 2024 to 31st December 2024

Language of Exam

English

Marking Scheme

Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks

Negative Marking

For a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will be a negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark MCQ, a 2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answer(s) to MSQ and NAT questions.

GATE 2024 Notification

The GATE Notification 2024 has been officially released by the GATE 2024 organising institute IISc Bangalore.  The GATE 2024 Official Notification stated that the GATE 2024 Registration Date was from 30th August 2023 to 29th September 2023 (Extended till 13th October 2023 with late fees). The GATE 2024 Exam Date as per the official notification is scheduled on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th of February 2024.

GATE Exam Papers and Codes

The GATE 2024 Exam will now have 30 papers instead of 29 papers. One additional paper Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA) has been added this year. Below is the list of GATE 2024 Papers and their Corresponding Codes.

GATE Paper

Code

GATE Aerospace Engineering

AE

GATE Agricultural Engineering

AG

GATE Architecture and Planning

AR

GATE Biomedical Engineering

BM

GATE Biotechnology

BT

GATE Civil Engineering

CE

GATE Chemical Engineering

CH

GATE Computer Science and Information Technology

CS

GATE Chemistry

CY

GATE Data Science and Artificial IntelligenceDA

GATE Electronics and Communication Engineering

EC

GATE Electrical Engineering

EE

GATE Environmental Science and Engineering

ES

GATE Ecology and Evolution

EY

GATE Geomatics Engineering

GE

GATE Geology and Geophysics

GG

GATE Instrumentation Engineering

IN

GATE Mathematics

MA

GATE Mechanical Engineering

ME

GATE Mining Engineering

MN

GATE Metallurgical Engineering

MT

GATE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

NM

GATE Petroleum Engineering

PE

GATE Physics

PH

GATE Production and Industrial Engineering

PI

GATE Statistics

ST

GATE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science

TF

GATE Engineering Sciences

XE*

GATE Humanities and Social Sciences

XH**

GATE Life Sciences

XL***

The application fee for the GATE 2024 is neither refundable nor transferable. Payments have to be made online by using net banking / debit card / credit card / wallet / UPI / etc. As per the prevailing norms, additional online transaction charges or bank charges may be applicable. These charges will be specified on the payment portal.

  • The GATE 2024 Registration fee does not include any service charges, processing fees, and any other charges that the banks may levy. 
  • For two papers the amount of fee is twice that of a single paper.
  • Candidates with benchmark disability will be eligible for fee concession.

Details of Application Fee for GATE 2024 for Indian Nationals:

Examination Centres

Fees to be Paid 

(During Regular Period)

Late Fees to be Paid 

(During the Extended Period)

Female candidates

Rs.900

Rs.1400

SC/ST/PwD* category candidates

Rs.900

Rs.1400

All other candidates 

Rs.1800

Rs.2300

Details of Application Fee for GATE 2024 for Foreign National Candidates:

Examination Centres 

Fees to be Paid 

(During Regular Period)

Late Fees to be Paid 

(During the Extended Period)

Centres in India

Rs.1800

Rs.2300

The GATE 2024 Selection Process has been officially announced along with latest notification 

  • There will be two cutoffs- one GATE Qualifying Cutoff which will be released by the GATE Committee and the other one is the GATE Admission Cutoff released by respective institutions for the admission process. Candidates need to qualify for both to secure admission in the IITs and NITs. 
  • Call for admissions to M.Tech. /PhD or any other program will be advertised separately by the respective institutions and GATE Committee is NOT responsible for the admission process.
  • GATE qualification does not assure a PSU job, as that depends on the recruitment procedure of the concerned PSU. GATE Committee is not responsible for any employment opportunities. The qualified candidates must check newspapers and other reliable sources for any such information.
  • For securing a PSU Job candidates will have to sit for an interview and the recruitment decision will be taken solely by the PSU Recruitment Authorities. 

The GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024 is released. However, there will be no age limit to appear for the GATE 2024 examination. A candidate who is currently studying in the third or higher years of any undergraduate degree program or has already completed any Government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible for appearing in the GATE 2024 Exam. Candidates must ensure the below-mentioned educational qualifications under GATE Eligibility Criteria before applying for the GATE Exam 2024 Applications. Candidates should take note that certificates/qualifications awarded by professional bodies/institutions upto 31st May 2013 will stand recognized. 

Degree/Program

Qualifying Degree/Examination

Description of Eligible Candidates

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

2025

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

2026 (for the 5-year program), 2025 (for the 4-year program) 

B.Sc. (Research) / B.S.

Bachelor’s degree in Science (PostDiploma/4 years after 10+2)

Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed

2025

Pharm. D. (after 10+2)

6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during third year onwards 

Currently in the 3 rd/4th/5th/6th year or already completed

2027

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 5 th/6th/7thsemester or higher semester of such program.

5 th/6 th/7 thor higher semester or already completed

2025

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

2025

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 / 2 nd/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

2026

B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com. 

Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3-year program) 

Currently in the 3rd year or already completed

2024

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

2026

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 EngineersIndia, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on)

Completed Section A or the equivalent of such professional courses

Recognized Upto 31st May 2013*

B.Sc. (Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry)

4-year program 

Currently in the 3rd/4th year or already completed 

2025

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has officially announced the GATE 2024 exam date along with timings for two sessions to be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th February 2024. Let’s check out the complete GATE Exam Date 2024 below. 

GATE 2024 Exam Schedule (Tentative)

Day

Date

Time (IST)

Session 

Test Papers

Saturday

3rd February, 2024

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Forenoon Session – FN

To be announced

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Afternoon Session – AN

To be announced

Sunday

4th February, 2024

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Forenoon Session – FN

To be announced

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Afternoon Session – AN

To be announced

Saturday

10th February, 2024

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Forenoon Session – FN

To be announced

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Afternoon Session – AN

To be announced

Sunday

11th February, 2024

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Forenoon Session – FN

To be announced

2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Afternoon Session – AN

To be announced

Once you successfully qualified the GATE 2024 exam, you can pursue other further education or career option like:

  • You can  Pursue M.Tech/M.S/ M.E/Ph.D from IITs, NITs, and other institutes.
  • Candidates can pursue a post-graduate diploma in various fields like Manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, etc.
  • You can pursue a career in Maharatna and Navratna PSUs like NTPC, BHEL, PGCIL, etc.
  • Candidates can even become Junior Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows, Research Associates, And even scientists. 
  • You’ll find many opportunities in Research and Development.
  • You can even pursue MS or Ph.D. from some international universities.
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