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.

GATE 2024 Schedule

Application opening Date 24-Aug-23
Application closing Date 29-Sep-23
Apply with a late fee 13-Oct-23
Admit card 3-Jan-24
Exam Dates 3,4,,10,& 11 Feb 24
Result 16-Mar-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

Category Amount Late Fees
Male (General, OBC and Others) Rs. 1,700 Rs. 2,200
SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 850 Rs. 1,350
Female candidates Rs. 850 Rs. 1,350


Gate 2024 exam pattern:

Particulars Details
Mode of examination Computer-Based Test (Online)
Duration of exam 3 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 examination 100
GATE Score Validity 3 Years
Total number of exam cities 195 (excluding 6 International Centers)
GATE Papers 30 (Two new subjects added – DATA Science & Artificial Intelligence) DA
Types of Question Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Marking Scheme All 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

Nationality Indian 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 Limit There is no such age limit.
Academic Qualifications Candidates 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

Category Amount Late Fees
Male (General, OBC and Others) Rs. 1,700 Rs. 2,200
SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 850 Rs. 1,350
Female candidates Rs. 850 Rs. 1,350


Charges for Modification in Application form



Name Change Rs.500
Date of Birth Change Rs.500
Change of Exam City Rs.500
Change of Existing Paper Rs.500
Adding a second paper Rs.500 plus application fee for additional paper
change of Gender Rs.500
Change of Gender from female to any other gender Rs.500+900
Change of Category to SC/ST Rs.500
Change of Category from SC/ST to Any other Rs.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/Dyslexic Rs.500+900
Any other category Rs.500
Change in Parents/Guardian/Correspondence Address Rs.500
Change of Name, Roll Number, Registration Number Rs.500


GATE 2024 Papers and their Code

Paper Code Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AE Geology and Geophysics GG
Agriculture Engineering AG Instrumentation Engineering IN
Architecture and Planning AR Mathematics MA
BIO Medical Engineering BM Mechanical Engineering ME
Bio-Technology BT Mining Engineering MN
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgical Engineering MT
Chemical Engineering CH Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering NM
Computer Science and IT CS Petroleum Engineering PE
Chemistry CY Physics PH
Data Science and AI(New) DA Production and Industrial Engineering PI
Electronics & Communication Engineering EC Statistics ST
Electrical Engineering EE Textile Engineering and Fibre Science TF
Environmental Science and Engineering ES Engineering Sciences XE
Ecology and Evolution EY Humanities and Social Sciences XH
Geomatics Engineering GE Life Sciences XL



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