GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

Saturday, February 3, 2024

GATE 2024

Notification | Eligibility | Exam Dates | Application Form | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Admit Cards | Result | Counselling

Organising Institute for GATE 2024 is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Kharagpur

GATE 2024 is an Entrance exam for postgraduate Engineering courses offered by IITs and several premier engineering colleges. Students who are in their final semester of engineering courses or students who have passed the undergraduate course in engineering appear for GATE to go further for higher studies. The entrance test is a pathway for students to get admission to reputed colleges and universities to pursue their Master’s Degree. The GATE 2024 entrance exam is conducted by seven zonal IITs and IISc on a rotational basis. Complete details of GATE 2024 viz, notification, eligibility, application forms, important dates, exam pattern, admit cards, results etc are given below.

GATE Sample Question Papers


GATE 2024 Result


GATE 2024 Important Notifications

GATE 2024 Exam Dates has been released. GATE 2024 exam is administered by IIT Kharagpur. The application process for GATE 2024 starts on August 24, 2023, and ends on 13th October 2024. GATE 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted on the 3rd, 4th, 10th, and 11th Feb 2024. 

GATE 2024 Information Brochure


GATE 2024: New Changes Introduced this Year

Geomatics Engineering (GE)

  • The Paper contains the General Aptitude (GA) section (15 Marks) as applicable for all papers of GATE 2024.
  • The rest of the Paper consists of two parts covering the syllabus: Part A (55 marks) and Part B (30 marks).
  • Part A is compulsory for all the candidates.
  • Part B contains two optional sections: Section I and Section II. Candidates have to choose any one of these during the examination. No separate score and ranking will be provided based on the selection of sections.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM)

  • The Paper contains the General Aptitude (GA) section (15 Marks) as applicable for all papers of GATE 2024.
  • The rest of the Paper will have 85 marks covering the syllabus.

GATE 2024 Important Dates


GATE 2024 Dates

Release of GATE notification 2024

August 4, 2023

GATE 2024 registration date

August 24, 2023

GATE application form 2024 last date

September 29, 2023

Last date for GATE 2024 registration with late fee

October 13, 2023

Dates of GATE form correction

November 7 to 11, 2023

Release of GATE admit card 2024

January 3, 2024

GATE 2024 Exam Date

February 3,4,10, & 11, 2024

Release of GATE response sheets

February 16, 2024

GATE answer key release date

February 21, 2024

GATE 2024 answer key challenge date

February 22 to 25, 2024

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering result date

March 16, 2024

Availability of GATE scorecard

March 23, 2024

Pattern of Examination

Particulars Details
Examination Mode Computer Based Test (CBT)
Duration 3 Hours
Number of Subjects (Papers) 27
Sections General Aptitude (GA) + Candidate’s Selected Subject
Type of Questions (A) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

(B) Remaining types
  1. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or
  2. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions for testing these abilities
  • Recall
  • Comprehension
  • Application
  • Analysis and Synthesis
Number of Questions 10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 Questions
Distribution of Marks in all Papers EXCEPT papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Questions: 72 Marks = Total: 100 Marks
Distribution of Marks in papers AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL General Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Questions: 85 Marks = Total: 100 Marks
Marking Scheme All of the questions will be of 1 mark or 2 marks

GATE 2024 Application Form

  • The Submission of Online Applications for GATE 2024 will begin on August 24, 2023.
  • The Last date for Application Form Online Submission is October 13, 2023.
GATE Preparation Tips

GATE 2024 Registration Procedure

1) To register for the GATE 2024 entrance examination, candidates need the following

  • Valid e-mail address
  • Mobile Number

2) Students should note that only one person can register with one e-mail address.

3) Once registered, the candidate receives a GOAPS Enrolment ID.


Fill the GATE 2024 Application Form

1) Login using the GOAPS enrolment id and password

2) Fill the Application form with the required information and choose a city for the exam centre.

3) Choose the paper which the candidate intends to give the exam.

 4) Upload the necessary documents along with photograph and signature/thumb impression.

5) Pay the application fees as mentioned below by Debit Card/Net Banking/e-challan.

6) Fill the Application form with the required information and choose a city for the exam centre from GATE 2024 Exam Cities List

GATE 2024 Registration and Application Form

GATE 2024 Application Form Corrections

Candidates must fill the application carefully, the correction will not be allowed in any fields except exam city centre. Other details about GATE Application correction are given below:

  • Candidates can make the correction in the exam city from 3rd week of November 2024 with correction fee of Rs. 500.
  • Last year, the correction was done in Gender, Category and PwD status with Rs. 750 as correction fee.
  • The correction will be allowed in the fields like Name of the candidate, Date of Birth, Name of Parent / Guardian, Year of Qualifying Degree etc.
  • Apart from this, the institution has also provided correction facility in Name of the Candidate, Date of Birth, Name of Parent/Guardian, Qualifying Degree, Year of Qualifying Degree & Have you graduated in the above degree? by sending a request to officials along with document proof. 

Fee Charges for changes/modifications (One-Time Only) in GATE 2024 Application.

No. Description of Changes / Modifications Fee Charges
(i) Change in choice of examination cities  500
(ii) Change of existing paper  500
(iii) Add a second paper (from given combinations with respect to the primary paper)  500 plus suitable amount per paper for the candidate’s category
(iv) Change of gender to female  500
(v) Change of gender from female to any other gender  500 +  750 =  1250
(vi) Change of category to SC/ST  500
(vii) Change of category from SC/ST to any other  500 +  750 =  1250
(viii) Change from Non-PwD to PwD  500
(ix) Change from PwD to Non-PwD  500 +  750 =  1250
(x) Any other change in category (not mentioned above)  500


Application Fee

For Examination Centres in India Regular Period During the Extended Period
Female candidates (per paper)  750  1250
SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)  750  1250
All other candidates (per paper)  1500  2000


  • The application fee has to be deposited through online mode by using either net banking or debit card or credit card.
  • The fee will be non-refundable & non-transferable.


GATE 2024 Exam Cities List

GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

1) Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology (after 10+2/Diploma/B.Sc) and those who are in final year can also apply.

2) Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture (5-year course) and those who are in the final year.

3) Bachelor’s Degree in Science (after 10+2/Diploma).

4) Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics / Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are the final year.

5) Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / Technology (4-year program) and those who are in 2nd/3rd/4th year

6) Post-Diploma/10+2 Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering / Technology (5-year program) and who are in the 4th/5th year.

7) Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B. S. /M. S. program and those who are in the final year.

8) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)

GATE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern                         

Exam Mode: It will be organized in online mode (computer-based test).

Papers: GATE examination will be conducted for 29 subjects/papers on February 3,4,10, & 11, 2024.

Type of Questions: In the examination, MCQs & Numerical type questions will be asked. Session: Examination will be held in two sessions, i.e. forenoon (9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) & afternoon (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM).

Duration: Exam duration will be of three hours.

Attempt: Candidates can appear only in any one paper of GATE examination.

Number of Questions: Total of 65 questions will be asked in the examination.

Section Common in All GATE Papers: It is compulsory to attempt the General Aptitude (GA) section.

Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.

GATE 2024 Exam Pattern

GATE 2024 Examination Schedule

GATE 2024 entrance test will be conducted on February 3-4 and 10-11, 2024. The examination may be conducted in two sessions (i) Morning Session – 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and (ii) Afternoon Session – 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM.


GATE 2024 Syllabus

For the papers bearing the codes AE, AG, BT, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, MN, MT, PE, PI and TF

1) General Aptitude – Verbal and Numerical Ability

2) Engineering Mathematics

3) Core Subject

For papers bearing the codes AR, CY, EY, GG, MA and PH

1) General Aptitude – Verbal and Numerical Ability

2) Core Subject

GATE 2024 Syllabus

GATE Sample Papers / Model Papers

Candidates who are currently preparing for the upcoming examination can check GATE 2024 sample papers from the article given below. The previous year's question papers can be utilized by the candidates for practice purposes. The official answer key of GATE has also been provided to make the preparation process of GATE 2024 easier and more efficient. By using the sample papers of GATE 2024, the candidates will be able to know the exam pattern and the type of questions which might be asked in the examination.

GATE Sample Question Papers

GATE 2024 Admit Card

GATE 2024 entrance exam admit cards will be released on 3rd January 2024. Candidates have to use their enrolment id, password etc to download their admit cards.


GATE 2024 Answer Key

The GATE 2024 entrance exam answer key will be released after a few days of completion of the GATE 2024 entrance examination. Students can match their answers with the released answer key and if needed they raise objections by paying the nominal fee.


GATE 2024 Results

1) GATE 2024 entrance exam results will be released on March 2024.

2) The results will be valid for up to 3 years from the time of results are declared.

3) GATE 2024 Score Cards will be released after the release of GATE exam results

GATE exam result

GATE 2024 Score Card

The scorecard will be made available only to qualified candidates. It will be released after the declaration of the result.

  • GATE scorecard 2024 will be valid for three years after the announcement of the result.
  • Candidates should download their scorecard from 23rd March 2024. 

GATE 2024 Counselling

GATE 2024 counselling procedure will be Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan (CCMT). Candidates get admission in NITs, IISc, through the counselling procedure which will be based on their scorecard. Students can also apply individually to the IITs when they release the admission notification. Counselling procedure will be scheduled after the results announcement.

Top Institutions Accepting GATE 2024 Score


NO, one e-mail address can be used to submit only one application form.
Please login to the GATE 2024 application website again and continue the application process
When you can get back online, first check the status of your payment on the GATE application website. a) If the payment was received by GATE, you can continue the process of printing the application form. b) If the payment was not received by GATE, you have to start with the payment step again, to complete payment.
This happens because of some failure in internet transactions. You MUST initiate a fresh payment process on the GATE application website, and make the payment again. The money that was debited from your account in the first attempt will be credited to your bank account within seven working days. You will be charged only once. Any excess/unaccounted debits will be returned to you.
You can check the status of your application by logging into GOAPS website.
Only numbers of the following identification cards shall be accepted: Passport, PAN card, Voter ID, Aadhaar UID, College ID, Employee Identification Card for Indian candidates and for International candidates, ONLY a valid Passport/ Government issued ID/College ID/ Employee ID/Driving License shall be accepted as the recognized identification.