GATE Registration 2022 - Correction (Started), Know How to Fill Application Form, Fees

GATE Registration 2022 - Correction (Started), Know How to Fill Application Form, Fees

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GATE Application Form 2022- IIT, Kharagpur has started the GATE correction window 2022 on November 1 at the official website - Applicants can now corrections in the GATE 2022 application form through their login credentials till November 15. Applicants were able to check defective GATE 2022 application forms for rectification from October 26.

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GATE 2022 registration was open at To access the GATE 2022 registration link, candidates had to register at the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). GATE 2022 exam dates are February 5, 6, 12, and 13.

GATE 2022 application form last date without late fee was September 30. The process of filling GATE application form 2022 includes registration, filling form, uploading documents and payment of application fees for GATE 2022. Before filling out the GATE exam form, the candidates must check GATE exam eligibility criteria 2022. Only those candidates who will complete the GATE 2022 registration within the last date will be issued GATE admit card 2022. GATE is conducted to screen the candidates to offer admission into M.E./M.Tech/PhD at the IITs, NITS, IIITs and CFTIs and also for recruitment in PSUs. Read the complete article to know more about the GATE 2022 application form.

GATE 2022 Important Dates



Release of GATE notification

August 1, 2021

Start Date of GATE 2022 registration through GOAPS

September 2, 2021 (revised)

GATE 2022 application form last date

September 30, 2021

Last date for submission of application form (by registered candidates) with additional late fee of Rs. 500

October 7, 2021

Display of Defective Applications to rectifyOctober 26, 2021
Start of application correction

November 1, 2021 (Started)

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

November 15, 2021

GATE 2022 Admit card release date

January 3, 2022

GATE 2022 dates

February 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2022 (Announced)

GATE Registration 2022

Candidates could access the GATE application form 2022 through the GOAPS website till October 7 (without a late fee). GATE exam registration process includes uploading of photograph, signature, certificate of qualifying degree, category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate, wherever applicable, during filling the online GATE 2022 application form.

For GATE registration 2022, candidates were required to enter the ID number specified in any one of the following IDs - Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Aadhaar - UID, College ID, Employee ID and Driving License. Before, proceeding towards filling the GATE 2022 registration, keep the following documents ready:

GATE Application Form 2022 Documents/Information Required

The following documents/information is required while filling the application form of GATE 2022-

  • Personal information like candidate’s name, date of birth, mobile number, parents' name, parents' mobile number, etc.

  • Communication address (including PIN code)

  • Eligibility degree details

  • College name and address (with PIN code)

  • GATE paper (subject)

  • Choice of GATE examination cities

  • Scanned image of candidate's photograph and signature as per the prescribed format and size

  • Scanned copy of the eligibility certificate in pdf format (Degree or Provisional certificate or certificate from the Head of the Department/Institute (in the format specified)

  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST), PwD or Dyslexic certificate (if applicable) in pdf format

  • Declaration for candidates of Jammu and Kashmir (candidates who are unable to obtain documents

  • due to restrictions in the region).

  • Details of the valid identity document(the same ID, in original, should be carried to the examination hall)

  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card/UPI details for fee payment

Specification of Photograph for GATE 2022 Application Form






The passport-sized photograph should be colored in nature.

Has to be taken professionally on a white or very light background.

Should have been taken after August 1, 2019, and the face of the candidates have 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


Specifications for Signature






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


Note: Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as that in the qualifying degree certificate or the certificate issued by the Head of the Department/Institute in which the candidate is pursuing his/her study. The scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the GATE application form.

Video - How to fill GATE application form 2022

How to fill GATE 2022 Application Form

  1. Visit the GOAPS portal and complete the GATE registration process

  2. Fill GATE 2022 application form

  3. Upload scanned images of requisite documents

  4. Pay GATE registration fee

  5. Preview of filled application form of GATE 2022

  6. Submit the GATE registration 2022

GATE 2022 Registration- Step-wise Process

Read the step by step procedure to fill and submit the GATE application form 2022:

Step 1 - GATE Registration: Register through GATE online application processing system 2022 (GOAPS) using GATE 2022 registration link given in the article (will be updated as and when activated) for GATE 2022 login. Enter the following to register for GATE exam 2022.

  • 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 registration 2022.

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 for payment with verification of anyone either email ID or mobile number. The remaining one has to be verified at a later stage.

Step 2 - Login and fill GATE 2022 application form - Enter the following details to fill the application form once the GATE registration is completed:

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

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

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

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

  • GATE Exam Centre: Select total of three exams cities from the given list. The first two centres must be from the same zone while the third can be from any GATE 2022 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 2022 application form before submission: Review and verify all the details entered before submission.

Step 5 - Pay GATE 2022 application fees: GATE exam registration fee can be paid online through Net-banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee vary as per the category of the candidates. Mentioned below is the application fee that candidates will have to pay:

GATE 2022 Registration Fee



Fees during extended period

Male (General, OBC and Others)

Rs. 1,500

Rs. 2,000


Rs. 750

Rs. 1,250

Women (All Category)

Rs. 750

Rs. 1,250

International Students (For Indian centres)

Rs 1,500Rs. 2,000

Step 6 - Submit the application form: After the successful payment of fee, submit the GATE 2022 application form. Only those candidates who will register successfully will be able to access the admit card of GATE 2022.

How to Check GATE 2022 Application Status?

To check the application status candidates will have to login at GATE 2022 registration link using login credentials. If the application status of GATE is ‘Under Scrutiny/Under Process’, then the candidates need not to worry. The responsible authorities scrutinize all the GATE application forms 2022 and those candidates whose application needs to get rectified in photograph/signature/supporting document got an automatic email/SMS.

Mistakes in GATE 2022 Application Form? Check How to Correct it Here

In case candidates commit any mistake in application form, they can avail the GATE application form correction facility. However, only a few details could be rectified by the candidates.

Details Rectified in GATE 2022 Application Correction

Items that can be corrected



According to the document submitted in application

Date of Birth

According to the document submitted in application


1) Male to Female: Status could be changed, but Fees was 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 was no fees refund

PwD status

1) No to Yes: Candidates were able to change their status but did not get the fees 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 application

College name and location, Roll no, Registration no.

According to the document submitted in application

Exam paper

Correction with fees

Exam city

Correction with fees

Steps to Avail GATE 2022 Application Form Correction

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

  • Correct the permissible details.

  • Pay the difference in fee if applicable and submit.

  • Save the application form of GATE 2022.

Have you forgotten the GATE 2022 Enrolment ID or Registration ID? Follow the given steps:

  • Go to the GOAPS page

  • Click on ‘Forgot GATE 2022 Enrolment ID or Registration ID’

  • If you remember 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 the application form, candidates may contact the authorities through GATE 2022 helpline number at 022-2576 7068, 022-2572 4054

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What after GATE Application Form 2022?

Candidates who successfully do the GATE registration 2022, will be issued admit card of GATE on January 3. Candidates who have an admit card will only be allowed to appear for GATE 2022. The authorities shall release the GATE exam pattern which should be referred to by candidates for better understanding of the question paper. They should also find out the previous year question papers for practice as it will enhance their confidence.

GATE 2021 Registration Statistics

Particular Details
Total number of GATE Registrations 20218.82 lakh approx
Total number of female applicants2.9 lakh approx
Number of candidates applied for humanities branch14,916 approx
Number of applicants for environmental science14,804 approx
GATE 2021 registrations for XE28,300 approx

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