GATE 2023 Exam - Date (Out), Registration (August 30), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers

GATE 2023 Exam - Date (Out), Registration (August 30), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Papers

GATE 2023 - IIT Kanpur has announced the GATE exam date 2023. The online registration for GATE 2023 will commence on August 30. GATE 2023 official website is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2023 will be conducted on February 4, 5, 11 and 12 for 29 papers. The last date for GATE registration 2023 is September 30.
Latest- GATE 2023 syllabus is released at GATE official website.

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kanpur has released the official GATE 2023 notification on July 27.Candidates who submit the application form before the deadline will be issued IIT Kanpur GATE 2023 admit card. For more details regarding the GATE 2023 exam, read the complete article below.

GATE 2023 News and Updates

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  • IIT Kanpur has released the GATE 2023 information brochure at the official website

  • GATE 2023 official website launched at

  • The authorities will begin the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 registration process from August 30.

  • The last date to fill GATE application form 2023 is September 30 (without late fee).

GATE 2023 Exam Date

IIT Kanpur has announced the GATE exam date on the official website. Candidates can check the below mentioned GATE exam date 2023 from the table.

GATE 2023 Important Dates


GATE 2023 Dates

Release of GATE notification 2023

July 27, 2022

GATE 2023 registration start date

August 30, 2022

GATE registration 2023 last date

September 30, 2022

GATE 2023 registration last date with late fee

October 7, 2022

GATE application form correction date

November 4 to 11, 2022

GATE admit card release date

January 3, 2023

GATE 2023 Exam Date

February 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2023.

Release of GATE response sheets

February 15, 2023

GATE answer key release date

February 21, 2023

GATE 2023 answer key challenge date

February 22 to 25, 2023

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering result date

March 16, 2023

Availability of scorecard

March 21, 2023

GATE 2023 Notification

IIT Kanpur has released the GATE exam 2023 notification at The notification of GATE 2023 consists of application date, admit card date, exam date, result date and more. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 information brochure includes details such as eligibility criteria, important dates, exam pattern and syllabus, exam centre details, frequently asked questions and more.

GATE 2023 Exam Highlights



Examination Name

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Commonly Known As


GATE 2023 organising Institute

IIT Kanpur

GATE 2023 Official website

Administered By

Jointly by IISc Bangalore and Seven IITs

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying Examination for M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D admissions and PSU Recruitment

Application Mode


Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Mode

Examination Duration

180 Minutes (3 Hours)

Frequency of Examination


Number of GATE Papers


Validity of GATE Score/Grade

3 Years

GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

IIT Kanpur have announced the eligibility criteria along with IIT Kanpur GATE notification. Candidates need to fulfil the GATE exam eligibility requirements in order to apply for the exam.

  • Nationality - Candidates should be Indian citizens. However, candidates from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are also eligible to apply.

  • Age - There is no age limit for appearing in the GATE exam 2023.

  • Academic Qualification - Candidates should have completed or be in their pre-final/ final year of Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in any relevant subject.

GATE 2023 Qualifying Examination

Qualifying Degree

Qualifying Degree / Examination


Year of Qualification not later than

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm.

Candidate must be a Bachelor in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering / Technology)

Qualified or in pre-final/final year



Candidate must have completed Bachelor of Architecture (5 years course)

Qualified or in pre-final/final year



(Research)/ B.S.

Candidates need to have completed a Bachelor of Science degree (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2)

Qualified or in pre-final/final year


Pharm.D. (after 10+2)

Candidate must have completed 6 years programme having internship or residency training during the sixth year as part of it

Qualified or in pre-final/final year


M.Sc./ M.A./ MCA or


Candidates need to have Masters in Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications, or equivalent

Qualified or in pre-final/final year


Int. M.E./ M.Tech.


Candidates should have done Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology (4 years programme)

Qualified or currently in 2nd/3rd /4th year


Int. M.E./

M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)

Candidates should have completed Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology (5 years programme)

Qualified or in pre-final/final year


Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Candidates applying must have completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program

Qualified or in pre-final/final year


Professional Society Examinations* (equivalent to B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch.)

Candidates need to have completed B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of professional courses Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)

Completed Section A or equivalent professional course


Upto 31st May


GATE 2023 Application Form

IIT Kanpur will release the GATE application form on August 30. GATE exam 2023 registration portal will be activated in online mode only. Candidates will have to follow the below mentioned steps to complete GATE exam registration:

  • Initial Registration of IIT Kanpur GATE 2023- In the first step, candidates have to register through GATE online application processing system (GOAPS) using Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 registration link with details like Candidate’s first, middle name and surname, Valid email ID, Country of residence, Mobile number, Password. After adding the details, candidates have to enter the OTP received on the mobile number and registered Email ID. A unique enrollment ID will be allotted to the successfully registered candidates.

  • Filling of GATE application form 2023 - Once registered, candidates have to complete the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 application form with details like Personal details, Academic details, communication details, paper appearing for, exam centre details, photo ID proof, Signature and category certificate (for reserved categories).

  • Uploading Required documents - Upload scanned images of photo, signature and other documents as per the specification.

  • Application fee payment - Next, candidates have to pay the GATE application fee in online mode.

GATE 2023 Application Fees



Late Fees

Male (General, OBC and Others)

Rs. 1,700

Rs. 2,200


Rs. 850

Rs. 1,350

Female candidates

Rs. 850

Rs. 1,350

  • Submitting GATE 2023 registration form.

After submission of the GATE exam application form and payment of fee, candidates will also be able to check the status of their application. They will have to login at the COAP portal. .

GATE 2023 Application Form Correction

IIT Kanpur will open the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 application form correction for a certain period of time. Candidates will have to login at GOAPS 2023 portal to make corrections. Those registered candidates who have made any mistake while filling GATE application form 2023 will be able to rectify the defects. Candidates can edit the below mentioned particulars in their Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 registration form.

Details to be edited in GATE Application

  • Name of the candidate

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Category

  • Country of Residence

  • Parent/Guardian’s Mobile Number

  • Correspondence Address

  • Exam centre and exam city details

  • Qualifying Degree Details

GATE 2023 Exam Pattern

IIT Kanpur have announced the GATE exam pattern along with the official brochure. The exam pattern of GATE 2023 defines the mode of exam, the number of papers, total questions asked and much more. Candidates may find the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2023 exam pattern in the table below.

GATE Exam Pattern



Examination Mode

Computer Based Test (Online)


3 Hours

Number of Papers in GATE 2023

29 Papers


  • General Aptitude (GA)

  • Candidate Selected Subject

Type of Questions

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Design of Questions

The questions are designed to test the listed abilities

  • Application

  • Analysis

  • Comprehension

  • Recall

  • Synthesis

Number of Questions

65 Questions (including 10 questions from General Aptitude)

Distribution of Questions in all Papers except AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH and XL

  • Engineering Mathematics - 13 Marks

  • Subject Questions - 72 Marks

  • General Aptitude - 15 Marks

Distribution of Questions in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH and XL

Questions from Subject Concerned - 85 Marks

General Aptitude - 15 Marks

Total Marks

100 Marks

Marking Scheme

All of the questions will be worth 1 or 2 marks

Negative Marking

Two types of MCQs:

MCQs - 1 mark for each correct answer; 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

MCQs - 2 marks for each correct answer; 2/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. There are no negative marking for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions

NO negative marking for MSQ & NAT.

GATE 2023 Syllabus

IIT Kanpur have released the syllabus for GATE 2023 in online mode along with the brochure. The syllabus consists of the subjects and topics which will be asked in the GATE exam 2023. The GATE exam syllabus of each paper will be different, thus, candidates will have to check according to the specialisation they are opting for. Candidates may note that the General Aptitude section has to be attempted compulsorily for every IIT Kanpur GATE 2023 paper.

Best books for GATE Preparation 2023

Candidates preparing for the exam should know the best books for GATE 2023. The best books for GATE 2023 help the candidates to know the paper pattern and important topics asked in the examination. Provided below are the factors to keep in mind while selecting GATE 2023 best books:

  • The language of study material should be understandable.

  • The books should have accurate information about the chapters and topics present in the syllabus of GATE 2023.

  • Candidates should try to use GATE books that explain the topics using diagrams.

GATE Preparation tips 2023

Candidates should check the below GATE 2023 preparation tips to ace the examination:

  • Know the GATE 2023 exam pattern and syllabus to start preparation.

  • Create a study pattern and follow it rigorously.

  • Know the high-weightage topics of GATE 2023 and pay special attention to them.

  • Pick the Correct Reference Materials

  • Know your strengths and work on weaker areas.

  • Attempt mock tests to know the paper pattern.

GATE 2023 Mock test

IIT Kanpur will release the mock test of GATE 2023 on the official website. Through the mock test of GATE, candidates will get to know the GATE exam pattern 2023. The GATE mock test 2023 is based on the actual examination pattern, hence, candidates should solve them to get good marks. Authorities release separate mock tests for all the papers conducted by them.

GATE 2023 Exam Centres

IIT Kanpur has provided the list of GATE exam centres along with the official notification at Candidates have to choose the GATE 2023 exam cities at the time of filling out the application forms. The authorities have reduced the number of exam cities for the year 2023. Candidates can check the zone-wise GATE test centres from below.


Previous year cities

2023 cities

IISc Bangalore



IIT Bombay



IIT Delhi



IIT Guwahati



IIT Kanpur



IIT Kharagpur



IIT Madras



IIT Roorkee



GATE 2023 Admit Card

IIT Kanpur will issue the GATE admit card online at the official website on January 3. Candidates who successfully register for the GATE exam 2023 before the last date will be issued GATE hall tickets by the authorities. Candidates appearing for the exam will have to carry the GATE admit card 2023 along with a valid photo ID for identification purposes.

How to download the GATE admit card?

  • Visit the GATE 2023 official website.

  • Enter the enrollment number and password

  • Click on GATE Login

  • Click on the GATE admit card download link

  • Admit card will be downloaded in the pdf format

  • Save it and take a print out to be carried while appearing for the exam

GATE 2023 Question Paper

The authorities will release the GATE 2023 question paper online to the official after the exam is concluded. However, various coaching institutes will release the unofficial GATE question papers right after the exam. Candidates appearing for GATE 2023 should refer to the previous year question papers to understand the paper pattern and questions asked in the examination.

GATE 2023 Answer Key

IIT Kanpur will release GATE answer keys in online mode at the official website. First, the provisional GATE 2023 answer key will be released, candidates will be able to challenge GATE answer key 2023 for a specific period. After considering all the challenges, the final GATE answer key will be released by the authorities. IIT Kanpur will prepare GATE 2023 results based on the final answer key.

GATE 2023 Result

The authorities will declare the GATE exam result online. Candidates will have to login using their enrolment ID/ email and password to access the GATE result 2023. The direct link to check GATE results will be activated at Candidates can understand how to check the result of GATE exam 2023 from below:

How to check GATE 2023 result?

  • Visit the GOAPS portal and log in.

  • To login, enter the GATE enrollment ID or email address and password.

  • Click on the ‘result’ tab.

  • GATE 2023 result shall appear on the screen.

  • Candidates may check details and save the GATE result for future reference.

GATE scorecard 2023

IIT Kanpur will release the GATE 2023 score cards for qualified candidates once the GATE results are declared. The GATE scorecard will be available online on the GOAPS portal. Candidates need to enter their enrollment ID and password to download GATE scorecard. The scorecard of GATE 2023 will contain details like candidates marks, score, all India rank, qualifying marks, total number of candidates appeared and more.

GATE 2023 Cutoff

The exam conducting authorities will announce the qualifying GATE 2023 cutoff for each paper. The GATE cutoff marks 2023 will be the minimum marks obtained in order to qualify the exam. The counselling conducting authorities will announce the GATE cutoff marks for every participating institute of GATE 2023. The GATE 2023 qualifying cutoff marks for all 29 subject papers will be different from each other.

GATE Counselling 2023

There will be no common counselling for GATE 2023. The candidates have to apply for admissions at the preferred institutes individually. However, the GATE 2023 counselling and admission process for IITs are done through the Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP). Similarly, for admissions into NITs, IIEST Shibpur, and IIITs & GFTIs, Centralised Counselling for M.Tech. (CCMT) is conducted. GATE COAP and CCMT portals have to be used for counselling purposes.

GATE 2023 Participating Institute

S. No



IIT Madras - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Delhi - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Bombay - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Kanpur - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Kharagpur - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Hyderabad - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Roorkee - Indian Institute of Technology


IIT Guwahati - Indian Institute of Technology


NIT Trichy - National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli


Jadavpur University, Kolkata

GATE 2023 Organising Institute

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2023 exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. It will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.


Candidates willing to get admission in M.Tech, other PG courses or PSU recruitment through GATE have to fill the GATE application form at the earliest. However, candidates have to check the GATE exam eligibility beforehand.