The registration deadline for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE 2022 has been extended till tomorrow. Earlier, the last date for registration was September 28, 2021. But now, the date for regular applications has been extended to September 30, 2021 (Thursday), without any additional fees. Candidates who are yet to fill up their application forms can do so at gate.iitkgp.ac.in.
Similarly, the closing date of online application (for extended period) along with the late fee is October 07, 2021. The defective applications for rectification will be displayed on October 26, 2021. However, the last date for rectification of applications is November 01, 2021. GATE 2022 will be conducted on February 05, 06, 12 and 13, 2022. Candidates who will qualify for this examination will be eligible to seek admission in masters and doctoral programmes in engineering and science subjects.
Online applications have to be submitted via the official website – gate.iitkgp.ac.in. First, visit the website and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button under the GATE 2022 online application tab. After that, complete the registration process by entering the candidate’s name, email ID, mobile number, etc. Upon successful registration, the enrollment ID and password will be generated. Now, use these credentials to log in and select the paper choices and examination cities. Enter personal details and mention the educational qualifications. Next, upload scanned copies of the required documents and pay the application fee.
The application fee for GATE 2022 is Rs 750 for female candidates, Rs 750 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates and Rs 1500 for all other candidates. Coming to eligibility criteria, candidates who have completed their government-approved degree in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, Commerce and Arts can apply. Moreover, students who are presently in the third or higher year of their undergraduate degree can also apply. The program-wise eligibility criteria have been laid down in the information brochure. Download the same from the official website and go through the details.
Candidates will also get time up to November 12, 2021, to change the category, paper and examination city of GATE 2022. For this, an additional fee has to be deposited. The admit cards for GATE 2022 will be available to download on January 03, 2022. There will be two shifts for conducting the GATE 2022 examination. The tentative time for the first shift is 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon while the same for the afternoon shift is 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Results for GATE 2022 will be announced on March 17, 2022 in the online application portal.