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GATE Exam Pattern and Eligibility

04 June, 2022

GATE Eligibility Criteria:

Criteria Eligibility
Nationality a. Indian students are eligible

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

Educational Qualification A 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 Limit No age limit

 GATE Exam Pattern:

Particulars Detail
Examination Mode Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration 180 min or 3 Hours
Sections 1) General Aptitude

2) Candidate Selected Subject

Type of Questions 1) MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions

2) MSQ: Multiple Selection Question

3) NAT: Numerical Answer Type Question

Number of Questions 65 Questions
Mark Distribution 1) MCQ: 1M or 2M

2) MSQ: 1M or 2M

3) NAT: 1M or 2M

Total mark 100 Marks
Negative marking MCQ 1M: 0.33 or 33%

MCQ 2M: 0.66 or 66%

MSQ: No negative marking

NAT: No negative marking