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GATE 2023: GATE Eligibility Criteria, Qualification Required

GATE Eligibility Criteria: GATE 2023 official dates have been announced, the application form will be made available by IIT Kanpur on August 30, 2022., and the examination will be held on February 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2023. Only eligible students can apply.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an examination conducted across India for postgraduate and Ph.D. level courses offered by IITs. It is conducted on a rotational basis by IISc Bangalore and 7 IITs i.e. Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati, and Roorkee. GATE 2023 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur.

Candidates are supposed to apply for one of the 29 papers offered for the GATE examination as per their degree and the subjects they qualify in. In this article, aspirants will find all the important detail regarding GATEGraduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Eligibility Criteria 2023, Qualification Required.

GATE 2023 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for applying to GATE 2023:

QualificationQualifying DegreeDegree StatusYear of Passing
4-years B.Tech (after 10+2) in
any stream or 3-years B.Tech
lateral entry (after B.Sc./Diploma
in Engineering/
Final year candidates may also apply.
Pursuing final
year examination or completed
B.Arch5-years bachelor’s degree in
Pursuing final
year examination or completed
B.Sc. Research/
4-years Bachelor’s degree in
Science (post-diploma or after 10+2)
Pursuing final
year examination or completed
M. Sc./M.A./
MCA or equivalent
Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics/
Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent
Currently in final year or completed2023
Int. M.E/M.Tech
4-years Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering / TechnologyPresently in 2nd/3rd/4th
year or completed
Int. M.E./M.Tech or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2)5-years Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/
Currently in 4th/5th year or completed2023
Int. M.Sc/Int. B.S.-M.S.Integrated M.Sc. or Five-year integrated B. S./M. S. programPursuing final
year examination or completed
Professional Society Examination equivalent to B.Tech/B.E./
B.E/B.Tech/B.Arch equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/
AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India)
Completed section A or equivalent of such professional

Other Important Details

  • There are no upper or lower age limits for candidates to apply.
  • Candidate must be of Indian nationality to apply, but can also be from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia, and the United Arab Emirates
  • A single candidate can only apply for one paper out of the 29 GATE papers as per his/her academic qualifications. Candidates applying for multiple examinations are bound to have their application forms rejected.
  • For candidates having any backlogs, they must submit a final year mark sheet of a semester of their program signed by their head of the institution. The same must be uploaded during the application.

The examination will be computer-based in online mode, the duration will be of 3 hours, and questions will be objective type as well as numerical.

For multiple choice questions, negative markings will also be done per the wrong answer.

Candidates can download their results from the official website which will be valid for a period of three years.

Find the detailed article here: GATE 2023: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

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