GATE Registration 2025 - Application Form Release Date, Fees

GATE 2025 Registration: The Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee will commence the GATE 2025 application process tentatively in August 2024. Candidates can fill and submit their GATE 2025 registration form before the last date. The GATE registration 2025 last date will also be mentioned in the official notification. The GATE 2025 registration link will also be updated on this page soon after the official release. Before applying, candidates must check the GATE 2025 eligibility criteria. The GATE 2024 exam dates have been announced online. The authority will conduct the GATE exam on February 1, 2, 15, & 16, 2024.

Interested candidates must fill out the GATE application form 2025, pay the registration fee, and upload necessary documents. The GATE exam application process will include registration, form filling, document upload, and payment of GATE registration fees. The GATE 2025 exam will be conducted in online mode. Read the complete article for more details on GATE 2025 registration.

GATE Application form 2025 Date

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee will announce the GATE 2025 registration dates online on its official website. GATE registration link 2025 will be activated at Candidates will have to fill out and submit the GATE 2025 application form by uploading the necessary documents before the last date. Check out the GATE 2025 registration dates below.

GATE 2025 Registration Date



Start date of GATE 2025 registration through GOAPS

August 2024

GATE 2025 registration last date

October 2024

Last date for submission of the GATE exam application form 2025 (by registered candidates) with an additional late fee of Rs. 500

October 2024

GATE 2025 application scrutiny

October 2024

End of an extended period

October 2024

Start of application correction

November 2024

Last Date for change of Category, Paper, and Examination City (an additional fee will be applicable)

November 2024

Release of Admit Card

January 2025

GATE 2025 exam date

February 1, 2, 15 & 16, 2025

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GATE 2025 Registration - Highlights



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Exam Conducting Body

IIT Roorkee

GATE 2025 Official website

GATE 2025 registration last date and time (without late fee)October 2024
GATE 2025 registration last date and time (with late fee)October 2024

GATE Registration Fee

  • Female/ SC / ST / PwD* category candidates - Rs. 900
  • All other candidates including foreign nationals - Rs. 1800
Late Fee for GATE 2025 (September 30 to October 13)
  • Female/ SC / ST / PwD* category candidates - Rs. 1400
  • All other candidates including foreign nationals - Rs. 2300

GATE 2025 Exam Date

February 1, 2, 15 & 16, 2025

GATE Application Form 2025- Documents required while filling registration form






  • The passport-sized photograph should be coloured in nature.
  • Has to be taken professionally on a white or very light background.
  • Should have been taken after August 1, 2023, and the face of the candidates has to occupy 50% of the area in the photograph. The face has to be clear and the candidates should be looking directly at the camera. Sunglasses or tinted glasses will not be accepted. Only clear glasses will be permitted
  • Dimension: 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
  • Maximum Resolution: 480 x 640 pixels
  • Minimum Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels


  • Candidates will have to do the signature in a rectangular box of 2 cm x 7 cm size on A4 white paper.
  • The signature has to be done in capital letters with black or dark blue ink. The signature should be scanned and cropped to the specified dimensions.

  • Maximum Resolution: 160 x 560 pixels
  • Minimum Resolution: 80 x 280 pixels


  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate in pdf format (if applicable).

  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate in pdf format (if applicable).

  • Scanned copy of Certificate of Dyslexia (if applicable) in pdf format.

  • A scanned copy of any of the valid photo Identity documents: Aadhar-UID (preferable), Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, and Driving License (should have the Name, Date of birth of the candidate, and unique Photo ID number. This must be carried in original to the examination hall for verification)

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Steps to fill GATE 2025 Registration Form

  • Visit the GATE registration 2025 official website
  • Click on the GATE registration link portal and complete the registration process
  • Fill GATE 2025 application form.
  • Upload scanned images of requisite documents.
  • Pay the GATE registration fee.
  • Preview of filled application form of GATE 2025.
  • Submit the GATE registration 2025.

Details Required for GATE Application Form 2025

Candidates will be able to find all the details that are required in the GATE information brochure. Below are some of the details that are required while filling out the GATE 2025 registration.

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parent's name, parent's mobile number, etc.).

(Please note that the name of the candidate in the GATE application form must exactly be the same as that in the valid photo ID, which the candidate MUST produce in original while appearing for examination at the centre. GATE 2025 scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form.)

  • Prefix/titles such as Mr / Shri / Dr / Mrs / Smt / Prof / Capt / Maj / Lt / Col / Er / Ar, etc. must not be used before names.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code).
  • Eligibility degree details.
  • GATE paper(s) / subjects and their codes in which the candidate wishes to appear.
  • Three Choices of GATE examination cities (from the same zone).
  • Net-banking /debit card/credit card / UPI / wallet details for fee payment.

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GATE 2025 Registration- Step-wise Process

Read the step-by-step procedure to fill and submit the GATE application form 2025:

Step-by-step procedure to fill GATE application form

Step 1 - GATE Registration: This is the initial step in the GATE 2025 registration. Candidates can register through the GATE online application processing system (GOAPS) using the registration link. Enter the following to register for the GATE exam 2025.

  • Candidate’s first, middle name and surname
  • Valid email ID
  • Country of residence
  • Mobile number
  • Password for future login

After entering all the above-mentioned details, click on the submit ‘tab’. A system-generated One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number. Use the OTP to complete the GATE 2025 registration. Thereafter, a unique enrollment ID will be allotted to the successfully registered candidates.

Note: If there is a delay in receiving the OTP, the candidates can proceed with payment with verification of either email ID or mobile number. The remaining one has to be verified at a later stage.

Step 2 - Access the GATE login portal and fill out the online application form - Enter the following details to fill out the application form once the GATE 2025 registration is completed:

  • Personal Details: Information like the name of the candidate, father’s & mother's name, date of birth, nativity etc need to be entered.

  • Academic Detail: Information related to academic qualifications from HSC till graduation needs to be entered.

  • Communication Details: Address as well as the permanent address needed to fill.

  • GATE Paper: Select the GATE paper appearing for. Note: Change of GATE 2025 exam paper is not allowed after submission of the form.

  • GATE 2025 Exam Centre: Select a total of three exam cities from the given list. The first two centres must be from the same zone while the third can be from any GATE 2025 regional zone.

  • Photo Identity Proof: The photo ID number and type of ID have to be entered

Step 3 - Upload scanned images of photo, signature and other documents

Step 4 - Preview of GATE 2025 application form before submission: Review and verify all the details entered before submission.

Step 5 - Pay GATE 2025 application fees: GATE exam fees can be paid online through net banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee varies according to the category of the candidates. Mentioned below is the GATE 2025 registration fee that candidates will have to pay:

GATE 2025 application form fees: For exam centres in India

Candidate Category

GATE exam fee for Regular Period

GATE registration fee during the Extended Period

Female candidates (per paper)

₹ 900


SC / ST / PwD* category candidates (per paper)

₹ 900

₹ 1400

All other candidates including foreign nationals (per paper)

₹ 1800

₹ 2300

Step 6 - Submit the GATE exam application form: After successfully paying the GATE exam fee, submit the GATE 2025 application form. Only those candidates who will register successfully will be able to access the admit card of GATE 2025. Therefore aspirants should complete the registration process before the GATE last date to apply.

GATE Application Form 2025: Two-paper Combination

How to Check GATE 2025 Application Status?

To check the application status, candidates will have to log in at the GATE 2025 registration link using login credentials. If the application status of GATE is ‘Under Scrutiny/Under Process’, then the candidates need not worry. The responsible authorities scrutinize all the GATE application forms 2025 and those candidates whose application needs to be rectified in photograph/signature/supporting document get an automatic email/SMS.

GATE 2025 Registration: How to edit GATE application form 2025 after submission

In case candidates commit any mistake in the application form, they can avail of the GATE 2025 application form correction facility. However, only a few details could be rectified by the candidates. IISc Bangalore will commence the GATE 2025 application form correction process in November 2024.

Details Rectified in GATE 2025 Application Correction

Items that can be corrected



According to the document submitted in the application

Date of Birth

According to the document submitted in the application


1) Male to Female: Status could be changed, but Fees were not refunded

2) Female to Male: Candidates had to pay the difference amount of Rs 750 (not applicable for SC/ST and PwD candidates)


1) SC/ ST to Gen/ OBC: Candidates had to pay the difference amount of Rs 750 (not applicable for Female and PwD candidates)

2) Gen/ OBC to SC/ ST: Candidates were able to change the status but there is no fees refund

PwD status

1) No to Yes: Candidates were able to change their status but did not get the fee refund (Scribe status to be captured)

2) Yes to No: With fees of Rs 750(not applicable for Female and SC/ST candidates)

Dyslexia and other similar learning disabilities

1) No to Yes: Candidates could correct the status but with a valid proof

2)Yes to No: Candidates could correct the status

Details of Parents/ Guardian/ Correspondence address

According to the document submitted in the application

College name and location, Roll no, Registration no.

According to the document submitted in the application

Exam paper

Correction with fees

Exam city

Correction with fees

Steps to Avail GATE 2025 Application Form Correction

  • Login through GOAPS by entering your GATE enrolment number and password.

  • Correct the permissible details.

  • Pay the difference in fee if applicable and submit.

  • Save the application form for GATE 2025.

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GATE 2025 Application Form Correction Fees

Description of Changes / ModificationsFee Charges (per paper)
Change in Name₹ 500
Change in Date of Birth₹ 500
Change in choice of exam cities₹ 500
Change of existing paper₹ 500
Add a second paper (from given combinations with respect to the primary paper)₹ 500 plus application fee for the additional paper
Change of gender to female₹ 500
Change of gender from female to any other gender₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
Change of category to SC/ST₹ 500
Change of category from SC/ST to any other₹ 500 (For female candidates or PwD candidates)₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
Change from Non-PwD/Dyslexic to PwD/Dyslexic
Change from PwD/Dyslexic to Non-PwD/Dyslexic₹ 500 (For female candidates or PwD candidates)₹ 500 + ₹ 900 = ₹ 1400 (For All other candidates)
Any other change in category (not mentioned above)₹ 500
Details of Parents/Guardian/Correspondence Address₹ 500
College Name and Location, Roll No., Registration No.₹ 500

Have you forgotten the GATE 2025 Enrolment ID or Registration ID? Follow the given steps:

In case candidates have forgotten their GATE 2025 registration number, they can follow the below steps to retrieve their GATE enrolment ID or registration ID

  • Go to the GOAPS page

  • Click on ‘Forgot GATE 2025 Enrolment ID or Registration ID’

  • If you remember your Email Address but have forgotten Enrolment ID and Registration ID, Click on 'Request for an OTP' to get One Time Password

  • If you already have an OTP, click on "Already have an OTP?" to reset the password

*In case of any discrepancy while filling out the application form, candidates may contact the authorities through the GATE 2025 helpline number at 022-2576 7068, 022-2572 4054

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What after GATE Application Form 2025?

Candidates who complete the GATE 2025 registration can download their admit cards from the official website. Only students with an admit card will be allowed to appear for GATE 2025. The GATE admit card will be released on the official website. The authorities will also release the GATE exam pattern 2025, which candidates should refer to for a better understanding of the question paper. Aspirants are encouraged to practice previous years' question papers for thorough preparation.

GATE 2025 Exam Centres

IISc Bangalore will release a tentative list of GATE 2025 exam centres. Candidates have to select their preferred GATE exam centre 2025 while filling out the application form.

GATE Exam Centres 2025


2025 cities

IISc Bangalore


IIT Bombay


IIT Delhi


IIT Guwahati


IIT Kanpur


IIT Kharagpur


IIT Madras


IIT Roorkee




GATE 2021 Registration Statistics



Total number of GATE Registrations

8.82 lakh approx

Total number of female applicants

2.9 lakh approx

Number of candidates applied for the humanities branch

14,916 approx

Number of applicants for environmental science

14,804 approx

GATE registrations for XE

28,300 approx

GATE 2020 Statistics


Number of Registered Candidates

Number of Appeared Candidates

All India