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GATE Online Form 2024 – Graduate Aptitude Test In Engineering

GATE Notification 2024

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has released the official notification for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2024. GATE 2024 will be conducted for 30 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) and it would be distributed over 03rd, 04th and 10th, 11th February 2024. The examination would be purely a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an All-India examination administered and conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE Committee comprising of faculty members from IISc, Bangalore and other seven IIT’s on behalf of the National Coordinating Board, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development.

Qualifying in GATE is a mandatory requirement for seeking admission and/or financial assistance to: (i) Master’s programs and direct Doctoral programs in Engineering/Technology/Architecture and (ii) Doctoral programs in relevant branches of Arts and Science, in the institutions supported by the MoE and other Government agencies. Even in some colleges and institutions, which admit students without MoE scholarship/assistantship, the GATE qualification is mandatory. 
Further, several Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have used GATE score to shortlist the candidates for employment. A few such organizations are: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL).

Direct recruitment to Group A level posts in Central government, i.e., Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto) and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, is now being carried out on the basis of GATE score.

GATE Exam Details

Name of Exam: 
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2024

Organizing Institute:
 Indian Institute of Science,  Bangalore

Type of Test:
 Fully Computer Based Test (CBT)
Validity of GATE 2024: Valid for three (3) years from the date of announcement of results

Total number of subject papers:
Number of questions: 65 
Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) & Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Duration of Exam:
 3 Hours

Examination Date/s: 03rd, 04th and 10th, 11th February 2024

Official website:

Eligibility Criteria for GATE Examination

Educational Qualification: Candidates who are currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program or who have completed any government approved degree program in Engineering/ Technology/ Science/ Architecture/ Humanities are eligible to appear for GATE 2024. For detail educational qualification pl check here .

Age Limit: There is NO age limit to appear for GATE 2024 examination

Application Fee of GATE 2024

Category/ paper
Regular Period
Extended Period
Female/SC/ST/PwD₹ 900₹ 1400
Others₹ 1800₹ 2300

Examination Centres under  IIT Guwahati

There is a total of 22 examination centres for GATE 2024 under IIT Guwahati zone

City/ Town
Arunachal Pradesh
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad
Dimapur, Kohima
West Bengal
Asansol, Durgapur, Burdwan, Kalyani, Siliguri

How to Apply for GATE Exam ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) by visiting official GATE Portal. Candidates may follow below mentioned steps to apply for GATE 2024.

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on the "Online Application Form" .

# Fill your all personal and educational details and upload necessary documents.

# Pay the necessary application fee as per your category .

# At the end, submit the application form and take a print out of the application form .

Important Dates of GATE Online Form 2024

# Starting date of submission of online application: 24th August 2023
# Last date of submission of online application: 29th September 2023
# Availability of GATE Admit cards for download: 3rd January 2024
# Date of GATE 2024 Examinations: 03, 04 and 10, 11 February 2024
# Announcement of Results for GATE 2024: 16th March 2024

Important Web-links of GATE Online Form

Online Application Form
Click Here
GATE Exam Schedule
Click Here
GATE Syllabus
Click Here
GATE Question Papers
Click Here
GATE Notification
Click Here
Official Website
Click Here