GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

Saturday, February 5, 2022

GATE 2022 Application Form

GATE 2022 Application Form

GATE 2022 application forms are available from 30th August 2021. Candidates have to fill the application form in online mode only. Registration is required to fill the application form. All the details related to GATE 2022 registration, application form and GATE 2022 application fee payment options are given in this article. Last date for GATE 202application form submission is 1st October 2021.


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GATE 2022 Registration


  • Valid e-mail address
  • Mobile Number
  • Provide a valid e-mail address and mobile number as all the communications from Gate offices will be sent through e-mail or SMS to your given e-mail id and mobile number.
  • Only one person can register with one e-mail address.
  • While enrolment or registration, the candidate chooses a password (GOAPS password). The password should be remembered to login to GOAPS. Ensure that the password is strong enough.
  •  Once the registration is completed, an e-mail containing the GOAPS Enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate.


Documents and Data required for filling GATE Application form 2022:

1) Personal information (name, date of birth, your personal mobile number, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.)

2) Full and Complete Address for Communication along with PIN Code.

3) Eligibility degree as applicable scanned with size between 10-300 kb in pdf, upload only one page of any one document, only issued by the college/Institute/University

Candidates with back log papers are also eligible

4) For Engineering Degree-Degree completed certificate/Provisional Certificate/Course completion certificate/8th Semester mark sheet/7th-semester mark sheet/6th-semester mark sheet/Pre-final year mark sheet in case of integrated degree/AMIE and similar- completed/Completed one section/Provisional Certificate Letter (as in Brochure)

5) For Science Degree- Degree completed certificate/Provisional Certificate/Course completion certificate/4th Semester mark sheet/3rd-semester mark sheet/2nd-semester mark sheet/1st-year mark sheet/Pre-final year mark sheet in case of integrated degree/Provisional Certificate Letter (as in Brochure)

6) College address, PIN code of college

7) GATE paper, choice of GATE examination cities

8) Quality Scanned image of your photograph (5-200 kb in jpeg/jpg)

9) Quality Scanned image of your signature (5-150 kb in jpeg/jpg)

10) Quality Scanned image of your thumb impression (2-150 kb in jpeg/jpg)

11) Scanned copy of Category: SC/ST/PwD Certificate (10-300 kb in pdf)

12) ID Proof: Passport/PAN Card/Voter ID/Aadhaar UID/Driving License/College ID/Employee ID card

13) Bank details for application fees (not necessary for challan payment)


GATE 2022 Application Form

Apply Online:

  1. Login using the GOAPS enrolment id and password created from registration.
  2. Candidate has to fill the application form with authentic information, else results in rejection of the application/registration.
  3. While filling the application form candidate has to choose a city as an exam centre.
  4. Candidate has to choose the test paper to which he/she want to appear.
  5. Upload the necessary documents along with photograph and signature/thumb impression as per given instructions.



Thumb Impression

1. Latest, after 1st September 2019

2. Size: 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Width x Height)  5-200 kb

3. Background: white or a very light colour

4. Format: JPG/JPEG format

5. Pixel Resolution:  240 × 320 to 480 × 640

1.  Size: 2 cm × 7 cm (Width x Height) 5-150 kb

2. Colour: Use Blue or Black Pen

3. Background: A4 white paper.

4. Format: JPG/JPEG format

5. Pixel Resolution:  80 × 280 to 160 × 560

1.  Size: 3 cm × 5 cm (Width x Height) 2-150 kb

2. Finger: Left Thumb/Right Thumb/Any Finger

3. Colour: Use Blue or Black Stamp Pad

4. Background: A4 white paper.

5. Format: JPG/JPEG format

6. Pixel Resolution:  80 × 280 to 160 × 560



Application Fee:


Application Fee in Rs

Women Candidates


SC/ST/PwD Candidates


All Other Candidates


Gate International Candidates

US dollars 50


Payment Options:

The payment of application fee is of two modes

  1. i) Electronic Mode: Net Banking, Debit Card
  2. ii) E-challan Mode: At Bank Counters using e-challan

E-challan mode: If e-challan mode is selected, you have to print the generated challan and pay the application fee through any of the State Bank of India branches.

Electronic Mode: Online Net Banking or Debit Card Banking

  1. You will be redirected from Gate Application to the payment page of the bank of your choice.
  2. The GATE 2022 Fee amount and the bank charges are shown to you and then you have to confirm the payment for Gate 2022.
  3. Once the payment is successful, you are redirected back to Gate Application Website.
  4. If you are not sure whether payment is successful or not due to poor internet connection or power failures, Login to GOAPS and check the status of your payment.
  5. If the fee amount is debited from your bank account and GOAPS does not acknowledge your payment, in such cases the money will be credited back to your account within seven working days.
  6. In the above case, you have to initiate a fresh payment using GOAPS without waiting for the money to credit back to your account.
  7. “Fee Payment Number” is generated on successful payment which is unique and MUST be saved by the candidate to use in later stages of Gate 2022 application form.
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