GATE 2022 registration begins on August 30; Check eligibility, important dates, fee

GATE 2022 application process will be held from August 30 to September 24. Interested students can check GATE 2022 eligibility criteria, dates and fees here.

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Anu Parthiban | Aug 24, 2021 - 5:39 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, GATE 2022, registration will begin from August 30. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be organising GATE 2022. Interested candidates can fill the GATE 2022 application form on the official website - gate.iitkgp.ac.in.

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A candidate appearing in one or two papers should fill only one application form. In case of multiple applications, only one will be accepted and the remaining applications will be rejected without any refund for the paid fee. The GATE 2022 registration last date is September 24, 2021.


GATE 2022: Important dates

GATE aspirants can check all the important dates of the entrance examination from the table below. The GATE exam dates are February 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2022.


GATE 2022 events

Important dates

Opening date of online application portal

August 30, 2021 (Monday)

Closing date of online application portal (regular period)

September 24, 2021 (Friday)

Closing date of online application portal (with a late fee)

October 1, 2021 (Friday)

Display of defective application for rectification (correction window)

October 26, 2021 (Tuesday)

Last date for correcting application

November 1, 2021 (Monday)

Last date for change of paper, category and exam city (with addition fee)

November 12, 2021 (Friday)

GATE 2022 exam dates

February 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2022



GATE 2022: Eligibility criteria


Applicants are advised to go through the GATE 2022 eligibility criteria announced by IIT Kharagpur before applying for the exam.


  • A candidate who is currently studying in the third or higher years of any undergraduate degree programme.
  • A candidate who has already completed any government-approved degree programme in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science/ Commerce/ Arts is eligible for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam.
  • However, the candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MoE/ AICTE/ UGC/ UPSC as equivalent to BE/ BTech/ BArch/ BPlanning etc.
  • Candidates who have obtained/ are pursuing their qualifying degree from countries other than India: Must be currently in the third or higher years or completed their bachelor’s degree (at least 3 years of duration) in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Arts/ Commerce.

GATE 2022: Application fee


For Examination Centres in India

Regular Period

(August 30 to September 24, 2021)

During the Extended Period

(September 25 to October 1, 2021)

Female candidates (per paper)

Rs 750

Rs 1,250

SC / ST / PwD category candidates (per paper)

Rs 750

Rs 1,250

All other candidates (per paper)

Rs 1,500

Rs 2,000


This year, two new papers namely, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, and Geomatics Engineering have been introduced. Now, the total number of GATE 2022 subjects has been increased from 27 to 29.


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