The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national level exam that assesses students' overall mastery of several undergraduate topics in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Science/ Commerce/ Arts. The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur will organise the GATE 2023 computer-based test (CBT). IISc Bangalore and seven IITs (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, and IIT Roorkee) will administer the test on behalf of the National Coordination Board - GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India (GoI).

Important Dates
Registration Begins :
August 30, 2022
Last Date for Application :
October 16, 2022
Admit Card Release :
Jan 3, 2023
Exam Date :
Feb, 4/5/11/12 2023
Result :
March 16, 2023
Exam Details
Website :
Mode :
Exam Fee :
Female candidates ₹ 850,SC/ST/PwD* category candidates ₹ 850, All other candidates ₹ 1700,
Exam Frequency :
Once a Year
Duration :
3 hours
Conducted By :
IIT Kanpur
Languages :
Min Age : There is no age limit defined to apply for the GATE exam 2023
Max Age : There is no age limit defined to apply for the GATE exam 2023
Number of Attempts : 180 Minutes
Marking Scheme, Pattern & Cut-Offs
Exam Mode :
Stages :
Negative Marking :
Number of Ques. :
Maximum Marks :
Cut-Offs :
General: 36.00- 40.00. OBC-NCL/ EWS: 32.00- 36.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the full name of the GATE Exam?
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering exam is the full name of the GATE test. It is a national level test held by IISc Bangalore and IITs to choose applicants for Post-Graduate courses, Fellowship programmes, or PSU recruitments.

Who will administer the GATE test in 2023?
GATE 2023 was held at IIT Kanpur. The GATE test is administered by one of the following institutes:

IITs (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Madras, and Roorkee) and IISc Bangalore are among the seven IITs. IIT Kharagpur hosted the GATE 2022 examination.

How many times the GATE exam is conducted in a year?

The GATE entrance test is given just once a year. It is held every year for Indian citizens as well as international candidates to get admission to Post-Graduate programmes in reputable companies and to be hired by PSUs.

How many GATE exam attempts are there in 2023?
There is no restriction to the number of tries stated by authorities for GATE 2023 sessions. Candidates can take the GATE test as many times as they choose, regardless of their age. Candidates must meet the educational qualifying standards to be considered.

What is the age restriction for the GATE 2023 exam?
There is no upper age limit for applicants. Candidates of any age can sit for the GATE test, and they can take it as many times as they like. The age limit is not one of the GATE exam's qualifying criterion.

What qualifications are required for the GATE 2023 exam?
BE/B.Tech/B.Pharma/B.Arch/B.Sc (Research)/B.S Professional Society Examination/M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent/Integrated M.E/M.Tech/Integrated M.Sc/Integrated B.S-M.S/Integrated M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree is required to apply for the GATE 2023 test.

What is the minimum CGPA for GATE?
There is no minimum CGPA necessary to take the GATE test, according to the qualifying requirements. Candidates with outstanding backlogs may appear for the test if they meet the exam's educational eligibility standards.

Can I take the GATE test after finishing my BCA?

Students with a BCA degree are not eligible to take this test. Students enrolled in the following courses are eligible to take the exam:
BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Research)/B.S Professional Society Examination/B.Pharma/B.Arch/MCA/M.Sc./M.A. or equivalent/Integrated M.E/M.Tech/Integrated M.E/M.Tech or Dual Degree/Integrated M.Sc/Integrated B.S-M.S

Is an MCA student qualified to take the GATE exam?

Candidates in their last year of MCA can take the GATE test. Candidates can learn more about their eligibility by reviewing the GATE eligibility requirements.

Can I take the GATE test in my third year?
Yes, according to the most recent update to the qualifying requirements, applicants in the third year of a four-year degree programme are also qualified to take the GATE exam.

How many GATE examinations may we take?
The number of individuals that can take the GATE test is unlimited. Age and number of attempts are not decisive criteria in the selection of candidates to sit for the GATE test.