GATE 2024

Post Name : GATE 2024
Post Date : 18 January , 2024
Post Description : GATE 2024 Admit Card has been released on 5th January 2024. The Exam will be held on 3rd 4th and 10th, 11th February 2024. The GATE 2024 Notification was out on 30th August 2023. GATE 2024 exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

GATE 2024

What’s New in GATE 2024?

The official GATE 2024 Brochure has been released on 30th August 2023. This year, the GATE Exam will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc). Let’s check out the latest GATE 2024 news and updates below.

  • The GATE 2024 application fees have been increased to Rs. 1800 from previous fee of Rs. 1700 as well as extended period fee is increased to Rs. 2300 which was Rs. 2200 earlier.
  • Data Science & Artificial Intelligence is a new paper introduced to the GATE 2024 Exam. As a result, instead of 29 papers, a total of 30 GATE exam papers will be administered.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) and Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (DA) are the two new paper combinations introduced in GATE 2024.
  • The Exam centres in international cities have been removed. There will be no exam centre outside India.
  • As per the latest GATE 2024 information brochure, The GATE committee has set up new centers in Telangana such as Adilabad, Kothagudem, Medak, and Nalgonda to help students prepare for the IIT GATE 2024 exam. Previously, only Nizamabad, Suryapet Khammam, Kodad, Warangal, Karimnagar, and Hyderabad Gate Examination Centers were available within IIT Madras and IISc Zone.
  • Candidates pursuing Engineering/Technology/
    Architecture/Science/Humanities in their third or higher years of their UG program can now apply for the GATE Exam, according to the most recent update to the GATE 2024 Brochure.

GATE 2024 Highlights

The Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering or the GATE Exam is conducted every year by one of the IITs namely IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, IIT Madras, IIT Bangalore, or the IISc Bangalore. IISc Bangalore will be organising the GATE 2024 Exam.

  • A candidate is allowed to appear for one or a maximum of two subject papers only. Two Paper combinations have to be chosen from the given list of combinations of papers. The final allotment of two papers will still be subject to the availability of infrastructure and dates.
  • The GATE 2024 Exam will be conducted in a Computer Based Test (CBT) format with centres in 200 cities/towns across India.

GATE 2024 Exam Overview

GATE Full Form Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
Conducting Body IISc Bangalore
Official Website GATE IISc
Total Exam Papers 30
Notification release date 28th August 2023
Starting for online applications 30th August 2023
Deadline for online applications without Late Fees 29th September 2023

12th October 2023 (Extended)

Admit Card release date 5th January 2024
Exam Date 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2024
Response Sheet 16th February 2024
Answer Key 21st February 2024
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (CBT)
Number of Questions 10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject)= 65
Marks Distribution 15 Marks (General Aptitude) + 85 Marks (Subject Questions)= 100 Marks (Total)
Question Type MCQ, NAT, MSQ
Result announcement 16th March 2024
Scorecard Availability Window 23rd March 2024 to 31st May 2024
Scorecard Availability Window with Rs. 500 fee
per test paper
1st June 2024 to 31st December 2024
Language of Exam English
Marking Scheme Questions carry 1 mark and 2 marks
Negative Marking For a wrong answer chosen in an MCQ, there will be a negative marking. For 1-mark MCQ, 1/3 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Likewise, for 2-mark MCQ, a 2/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answer(s) to MSQ and NAT questions.

GATE Paper Codes

Now while filling GATE form, candidates can apply for two subject papers from the prescribed set of combinations out of the 29 papers listed in the table given below. Candidates are expected to appear in a paper appropriate to the discipline of their qualifying degree. However, candidates are free to choose any paper according to their admission plan, keeping in mind the eligibility criteria of the institutions in which they wish to seek admission.

Aerospace Engineering AE
Agricultural Engineering AG
Architecture and Planning AR
Biotechnology BT
Bio – medical Engineering BM
Civil Engineering CE
Chemical Engineering CH
Computer Science & Information Technology CS
Chemistry CY
Electronics and Communication Engineering EC
Electrical Engineering EE
Engineering Sciences XE
Petroleum Engineering PE
Geomatics Engineering GE
Geology and Geophysics GG
Instrumentation Engineering IN
Life Sciences XL
Mathematics MA
Mechanical Engineering ME
Mining Engineering MN
Metallurgical Engineering MT
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering NM
Physics PH
Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Textile Engineering & Fibre Science TF
Ecology and Evolution EY
Statistics ST
Envirnomental Science and Engineering ES
Humanities and Social Sciences XH
Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (NEW) DA

GATE 2024 Eligibility

Anyone who has successfully completed 10+2+2 or 10+3+1 and currently studying in 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate degree program OR has already graduated in any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible to apply for GATE.

Qualifying Degree Qualifying Degree/Examination Description of eligible candidates
BE/BTech/BPharm Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering /Technology) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed
B.Arch Bachelor’s degree holders of Architecture (5 years course) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed
B.Sc (Research)/BS Bachelor’s degree in Science (Post-Diploma/4 years after 10+2) Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed
MSc/MA/MCA or equivalent Master’s degree in any branch of Science/Arts/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent Currently in the first year or higher or already completed
Int ME/ M.Tech (Post-B.Sc) Post-B.Sc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology (4 year program) Currently in the 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/4th year or already completed
Int ME/ M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 year program) Currently in the 3rd/ 4th/5th year or already completed
Int M.Sc/ Int BS-MS Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program Currently in the 3rd year or higher or already completed
Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to BE/BTech/BArch) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognised by MoE/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on) Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

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