GATE 2024: Rectify defective application forms by tomorrow at

GATE 2024: The exam will be conducted on February 3, 4, 10, and 11 in online mode.


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Candidates can rectify the GATE 2024 application forms at (Image: Pixels)Candidates can rectify the GATE 2024 application forms at (Image: Pixels)

Alivia Mukherjee | December 10, 2023 | 05:14 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2024 registration process has been concluded by the exam authority. Candidates have got another opportunity to rectify the application forms that have been scrutinised and identified to be defective.

“In case you received communication from us that your application was scrutinized and found to be defective, please login to GOAPS ( login) immediately and rectify the defect on or before December 11, 2023” read the official tweet.

The GATE 2024 exam will be conducted on February 3, 4, 10, and 11 in online mode. Unlike previous year, the GATE exam 2024 will be held for 30 subjects this year, as compared to 29 subjects last year. Furthermore, it has been determined that the GATE 2024 exam would not be held outside of India.

GATE 2024 exam pattern

Candidates can refer to the exam pattern below.



Exam mode

Computer-based-test (CBT)

Exam duration

3 hours

Number of subjects

30 subjects


General aptitude + subjects selected by candidates

Type of questions

According to subjects selected by candidates

(a) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

(b) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and/or

(c) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Marks in AR, CY, DA, EY, GG, MA, PH, ST, XH and XL papers

General aptitude: 15 marks

Subject questions: 85 marks

Total: 100 marks

Marks in all papers excluding the above mentioned papers

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)

Marking scheme

Correct answer- 1 or 2 mark

No negative marking in MSQ and NAT answers.

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