GATE Exam Pattern & Eligibility

04 June, 2022

GATE Eligibility Criteria:

Nationalitya. Indian students are eligible

b. International students of Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are also eligible

Educational QualificationA candidate who is currently studying in the 3rd year or final years of any undergraduate degree program or has already completed any government-approved undergraduate degree program in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Science, Commerce, Arts.
Age LimitNo age limit

 GATE Exam Pattern:

Examination ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration180 min or 3 Hours
Sections1) General Aptitude

2) Candidate Selected Subject

Type of Questions1) MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions

2) MSQ: Multiple Selection Question

3) NAT: Numerical Answer Type Question

Number of Questions65 Questions
Mark Distribution1) MCQ: 1M or 2M

2) MSQ: 1M or 2M

3) NAT: 1M or 2M

Total mark100 Marks
Negative markingMCQ 1M: 0.33 or 33%

MCQ 2M: 0.66 or 66%

MSQ: No negative marking

NAT: No negative marking