GATE 2024 Application Form Date: Know schedule, question paper pattern

GATE registration 2024 begins on August 30 at, as per the revised dates. IISc announced the question paper pattern, marking scheme.

GATE 2024 Application Form Date: Know schedule, question paper pattern IISc Bangalore will close the GATE 2024 application window on October 13. (Image: Official website)
Anu Parthiban | Aug 26, 2023 - 2:41 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore is expected to start the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2024) registration process on August 30. The GATE 2024 application link will be available at

Eligible candidates will be able to apply for the GATE 2024 scheduled to be conducted on February 3, 4, 10, and 11 for MTech admission. The exam will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode in two sessions - morning shift will be conducted from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and afternoon shift from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

GATE 2024 exam pattern

There will be negative marking for wrong responses. For a 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer and for a 2-mark MCQ, 2/3 mark will be deducted. However, there will be no negative marking for wrong answers to MSQ or NAT questions.

Students can find the detailed GATE 2024 question paper pattern in the table given below.

GATE question paper pattern



3 hours

Number of subjects papers



General Aptitude (GA) and selected subjects

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or

Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

Questions for testing these abilities




Analysis and Synthesis

Distribution of marks in all papers except papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL

General aptitude: 15 marks

Engineering mathematics*: 13 marks

Subject questions: 72 marks

Total: 100 marks

(*XE includes Engineering Mathematics section XE-A of 15 marks)

Distribution of marks in papers AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL

General Aptitude: 15 marks

Subject Questions: 85 marks

Total: 100 marks

GATE 2024 revised schedule

Recently, IISc Bangalore revised the GATE 2024 registration date. Here’s the schedule.

GATE exam 2024


Expected registration date

August 30

Last date to register

September 29

Closing date of extended registration

October 13

Modifications in GATE 2024 application

November 7 to 11

Admit card download link

January 3

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