GATE 2024 Application form is opening on 24 August

GATE 2024 application form is opening on 24 august

The GATE 2024 application form is opening on 24 August. The window for the application form will open on 24 August 2023. IIS Bengaluru will conduct this year’s GATE exam for 30 Papers.

The new paper added this year is DATA Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Admission will be offered to candidates into master’s & doctoral programs in the fields of Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Humanities etc. Candidates will be given admission into PG degree courses such as M.Tech/ M.E & PhD courses. Qualification in GATE is also mandatory for candidates seeking admission to various institutions

GATE 2024-The notification for GATE 2024 is released around the last week of August and the first week of September 2023. Once the notification is out candidate will be able to apply for 30 papers.

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GATE 2024 Schedule

Application opening Date24-Aug-23
Application closing Date29-Sep-23
Apply with a late fee13-Oct-23
Admit card3-Jan-24
Exam Dates3,4,,10,& 11 Feb 24

The GATE examination will be held in the month of February and it will be administered by one of the IITs along with IISc Banglore in two shifts from 9 AM to 12 PM and from 2:30 PM to 5 PM.

GATE 2024 Admit card
The admit card is issued online only to those candidates who successfully fill out the application with a fee.

Application Fee

CategoryAmountLate Fees
Male (General, OBC and Others)Rs. 1,700Rs. 2,200
SC/ ST/ PwDRs. 850Rs. 1,350
Female candidatesRs. 850Rs. 1,350


Gate 2024 exam pattern:

Mode of examinationComputer-Based Test (Online)
Duration of exam3 Hours
Number of Sections Two – General Aptitude GA and the candidate-selected subject
Total number of questions 65 Questions including 10 questions from General Aptitude
Total marks of the examination100
GATE Score Validity3 Years
Total number of exam cities195 (excluding 6 International Centers)
GATE Papers30 (Two new subjects added – DATA Science & Artificial Intelligence) DA
Types of QuestionMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Marking SchemeAll the questions will be worth 1 or 2 Marks


You can fill out the application form between August and September. But before you start weaving your dreams, check your GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024:

GATE 2024 Eligibility

NationalityIndian candidates will be eligible to appear for the exam.

Candidates from outside India, living in countries like – Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for GATE 2024.

Age LimitThere is no such age limit.
Academic QualificationsCandidates must be graduates in Engineering/Technology or M.Sc in any relevant Science subject. Candidates in the final and pre–final of their qualifying degree can also sit for GATE 2024 examination.

Candidates who are pursuing their degree course other than India must be in the 3rd or above or have completed their Bachelor’s degree in (Engineering/Science/Technology/Arts/Commerce)   There are no minimum pass percentage criteria defined.


Other Important Points regarding the documents requirements:

GATE Eligibility Criteria 2024 – Candidates who want to apply for GATE 2024 need to upload certain documents as given below:

  • Candidates would need to submit their degree certificate/provisional degree certificate/membership certificate as issued by the designated authorities.
  • A candidate has to complete the qualifying criteria in 2024 or later. Then, he/she has to upload the Provisional Certificate Letter or a copy of the marks card.
  • Persons with Disabilities would need to upload a PWD certificate issued by a recognized authority.
  • Candidates with backlogs in any of the subjects in their qualification examination would need to upload a copy of the mark sheet of the final year issued by the institute. The Internet-downloaded mark sheets will not be accepted.
  • SC/ST category candidates must upload a valid document proof in order to avail of a concession in the application fee.
  • Dyslexic candidates must submit a certificate that states the same issue by authorities.

Application Fee

CategoryAmountLate Fees
Male (General, OBC and Others)Rs. 1,700Rs. 2,200
SC/ ST/ PwDRs. 850Rs. 1,350
Female candidatesRs. 850Rs. 1,350


Charges for Modification in Application form



Name ChangeRs.500
Date of Birth ChangeRs.500
Change of Exam CityRs.500
Change of Existing PaperRs.500
Adding a second paperRs.500 plus application fee for additional paper
change of GenderRs.500
Change of Gender from female to any other genderRs.500+900
Change of Category to SC/STRs.500
Change of Category from SC/ST to Any otherRs.500 for Female, Rs.500+900 for all other candidates
Change of Non Pwd/Dyslexic to Pwd/Dyslexic 
Change of PWD/Dyslexic to Non-Pwd/DyslexicRs.500+900
Any other categoryRs.500
Change in Parents/Guardian/Correspondence AddressRs.500
Change of Name, Roll Number, Registration NumberRs.500


GATE 2024 Papers and their Code

Aerospace EngineeringAEGeology and GeophysicsGG
Agriculture EngineeringAGInstrumentation EngineeringIN
Architecture and PlanningARMathematicsMA
BIO Medical EngineeringBMMechanical EngineeringME
Bio-TechnologyBTMining EngineeringMN
Civil EngineeringCEMetallurgical EngineeringMT
Chemical EngineeringCHNaval Architecture and Marine EngineeringNM
Computer Science and ITCSPetroleum EngineeringPE
Data Science and AI(New)DAProduction and Industrial EngineeringPI
Electronics & Communication EngineeringECStatisticsST
Electrical EngineeringEETextile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF
Environmental Science and EngineeringESEngineering SciencesXE
Ecology and EvolutionEYHumanities and Social SciencesXH
Geomatics EngineeringGELife SciencesXL



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