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GATE Exam: Explore Notification, Registration and Application Form

The GATE 2023 is an upcoming competitive exam organised jointly by seven IITs and IISc Bangalore. Every year, around 9 lakhs of students apply for the GATE exam. Most students aim to crack this exam because of the plenty of opportunities after GATE. Moreover, it intensifies their career growth and makes their future bright and secure. If a candidate wants to crack the GATE 2023 exam, it is necessary to go through some of its highlighting points.

There will be 29 disciplines included in GATE 2023. On the official website, you can also find the official exam dates. Additionally, IIT Kanpur has released the GATE brochure, which contains all the details about the exam. Candidates can find essential information related to GATE 2023, such as GATE eligibility criteria, examination fees, and the GATE exam syllabus.

Overview of GATE Exam



Full Form

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Organising Body

IIT Kanpur

Mode of Application


Mode of Examination

Computer-based Test (Online)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subject Papers


Number of Questions

10 (General Aptitude) + 55 (Subject)= 65 

Applications Per Year

Around 9 Lakhs

Total Marks

100 Marks

Type of Questions

There will be two types of questions:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

Number of Sections

The three sections are:

  • General Aptitude

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Subject/Technical (Civil Engineering)

Marking Scheme

For 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.

There are no negative markings for Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.

Official Website


GATE 2023 Important Dates



GATE Online Application Processing

30th August, 2022

Closing of Submission of Application Form

30th September, 2022

Last Date of Extended Period for Online Registration Application (With Late Fees)

7th October, 2022

Last Date for Requesting a Change of Examination City

4th to 11th November, 2022

Admit Card

3rd January, 2023

GATE 2023 Examination

4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February, 2023

Announcement of Result

16th March, 2023

GATE 2023 Registration

The registration process for GATE 2023 began on August 30, 2022. Registration is completely online. The last date for the online registration/application process is the end of September. However, candidates can apply for an extended period by paying a late fee. The steps for the GATE 2023 registration and application form are provided below.

The following steps describe the registration process.
Go to GOAPS Portal
Enter candidate's name (according to valid ID) 
Valid email ID
Country of residence
Mobile number

Once registration is complete, you will be issued a registration ID. A mobile phone number or the email ID is required to pay the registration fee. Verification is done by sending an OTP (one-time password) to your email ID and mobile number.

GATE Application Form

Steps for filling out GATE 2023 application form:

This is the first place to go to complete the GATE Application 2023 using your registration ID and password. You will need to select your preferred subject and the test city. There are three GATE 2023 exam centres to choose from. 

Once this is done, you will need to verify your email address and mobile number. After confirming, OTP will be sent to your registered email ID and mobile number. Be sure to fill in details, such as date of birth, gender, nationality, category and contact information. 
Next, you will need to provide details of your qualification degree, including the name and degree of your qualification degree, university name, previous academic years, etc.
Upload required documents for GATE registration. All the documents are to be uploaded in JPEG and PDF format.
Candidates can find the required dimensions and sizes of the documents in the GATE brochure.
Candidates are also required to pay the exam fees and finally confirm the declaration and submit it.

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