GATE 2024: The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru is organizing the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for the year 2024 and online application forms for the same will be accessible from the 24th of August, 2023. The IISc Bengaluru will organise the examination in computer-based test (CBT) mode from the 3rd of February to the 11th of February, 2024.
The GATE examination is conducted every year to check the comprehensive understanding of candidates in various undergraduate-level subjects in Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture, and Humanities. It is being conducted by IISc Bengaluru and seven IITs comprising IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee, on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.
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Candidates will be considered eligible to sit for the GATE 2024 examination if they fulfil any of the mentioned options:
- The candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already completed any government-approved degree program in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science/ Commerce/ Arts
- Candidates who have obtained/ are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: Must be currently in the 3rd or higher years or completed their Bachelor’s degree (duration: at least 3 years) in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science/ Arts/ Commerce.
GATE 2024: Test Paper
- The GATE 2024 will have a total of 30 test papers comprising full papers and sectional papers.
- Candidates have the option to appear for one or two test papers from the allowed two-paper combinations.
- This year in GATE 2024 examination, a new paper on Data Science and AI has been added.
- The examination will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode, and it is scheduled from the 3rd of February to the 11th of February, 2024.
Benefits of a GATE score
The GATE score obtained by the candidates will remain valid for a period of three years from the date of announcement of results. A valid GATE 2024 score can be used for:
- Admission with possible financial assistance to Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, and Humanities; and Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Engineering, Science, and Humanities, in institutions supported by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and other Government agencies.
- GATE score is also used by some colleges and institutions for admission to postgraduate programs without MoE scholarships.
- Several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) also use the GATE score for recruitment purposes.
- Candidate’s photograph
- Candidate’s signature
- Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable)
- PwD Certificate (if applicable)
- Certificate of Dyslexia (if applicable)
- A valid photo Identity document: Aadhar-UID (preferable)/ Passport/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Driving License
How to apply?
- Visit the official website of GATE 2024 by clicking on the link given below
- Click on the log-in option and register yourself by entering your basic details
- Then log in and fill out the form with your personal and educational details
- Upload the necessary images/ documents
- After completion of these steps, preview the form and pay the application fees
- Lastly, submit the form and download a PDF copy of the same for further reference
|In regular period
|In the extended period
|Female candidates (per test paper)
|SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates (per test paper)
|All other candidates including foreign nationals (per test paper)
|Starting of registration
|24th of August, 2023
|Closing of regular registration
|29th of September, 2023
|Closing of the extended period
|13th of October, 2023
|Modifications in GATE 2024 application
|07th to 11th of November, 2023
|Availability of Admit Cards
|3rd of January, 2024
|Exam dates of GATE 2024
|3rd, 4th and 10th, 11th of February, 2024
|Availability of Candidate’s response
|16th of February, 2024
|Availability of answer keys
|21st of February, 2024
|Submission of answer key challenges
|22nd to 25th of February, 2024
|GATE 2024 results
|16th of March, 2024
|Availability of scorecards
|23rd of March, 2024
|Official website of GATE 2024
|Previous Papers & Syllabus
|List of Two Paper Combinations
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