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Posted by : Shreya Bhattacharya

Author Designation : Senior Counselor

Details about GATE 2024

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an entrance examination conducted in India that primarily tests the comprehensive understanding of undergraduate subjects in engineering and sciences for admission into postgraduate programs. GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven Indian Institutes of Technologies at Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Chennai (Madras) and Mumbai (Bombay) on behalf of the National Coordination Board – GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

IISc Bangalore has released the GATE 2024 hall ticketIISc GATE Admit Card 2024 link has been also activated at Candidates can download their hall ticket using GATE admit card 2024 download link provided below.

Candidates can check here the GATE 2024 syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, and paper details. GATE 2023 question paper pdf, and the GATE previous year paper with solutions are available here. The exam will have a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out of which 10 questions carrying a total of 15 marks will be from General Aptitude (GA) and the remaining questions from the subject selected by the candidate. The GATE exam will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.

How to Download GATE 2024 Admit Card

Students can download their GATE admit card 2024 by following the simple steps:

  • Visit the official website
  • Enter your GATE Enrollment ID/Email ID and Password and click Submit
  • Click on the link available to download the GATE Admit Card
  • Download and take multiple coloured printouts of the document

What's New in GATE 2024

Two major changes introduced in GATE 2024 are

  • IISc Bangalore has started a new paper on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DA). The syllabus for the newly included paper can be checked here as well as on the official website
  • The application fees for all categories have been raised for GATE 2024. Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates need to pay INR 900 while all other category candidates will have to pay INR 1800 as application fees.

GATE 2024 Exam Date Branch-Wise

February 3, 2024 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm/ 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

February 4, 2024 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm/ 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

February 10, 2024 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm/ 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

February 11, 2024 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm/ 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

GATE 2024 Highlights

Exam Level - All India Level

Mode of Application – Online

Mode of exam - Mode of exam

Exam Frequency - Once a year

Exam Duration - 3 hours (180 minutes)

Number of Subject Papers - 30 (1 new paper added)

Number of Questions - 10 (GA) + 55 (subject)= 65

GATE 2024 Syllabus

IISc Bangalore has released the GATE 2024 syllabus along with the information brochure. Candidates can download the GATE 2024 syllabus pdf online through the link given below. The exam syllabus varies from paper to paper selected by the candidates however, the syllabus of the General Aptitude (GA) section will be the same for all 29 papers.

The section of General Aptitude will hold 15% weightage, while 85% of marks would be given to the core subjects. Candidates must prepare for the entire topics included in the GATE syllabus 2024. Apart from that, candidates should also take up GATE Mock Test. 

The benefits of passing the GATE exam include:

  • Better placements in top PSUs, MNCs, and Indian companies
  • A minimum stipend of 12,400/- per month for regular students joining colleges under MHRD
  • Opportunity to work in research positions like JRFs, in ISRO/DRDO/BARC/IITs, etc. 
  • GATE qualified candidates are also eligible for the award of Junior Research Fellowship in CSIR Laboratories and CSIR sponsored projects.
  • Focused GATE Preparation also helps in other prestigious PSU recruitment examintions like CIL, AP Genco, AP Transco, NTPC, BSNL etc.
  • MS program at Singapore, New Zealand & Germany.
  • Helps in better preparation for B.Tech semesters.
  • Brushing up technical skills for Campus Recruitment.

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