The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, or GATE, is an upcoming competitive examination conducted jointly by IISc Bangalore and seven IITs. It is an important exam for those seeking admission to IIT for higher education, as well as job opportunities in Public Sector Undertakings or PSUs. IIT Kanpur will conduct GATE 2023. GATE 2023 notification and brochure are already released on the GATE official website.
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.
Opportunities after GATE Exam
The biggest question that must come to mind before preparing for any exam is why one should appear for the exam and what opportunities it provides. That reason itself can be the motivation for the exam. Some of the opportunities awaiting after the GATE exam are listed below.
- Public Sector Undertaking (PSU)
- Research institute recruitment
- Post-graduate (M.Tech) admission
- MNCs job offers
- Teaching jobs
Important Dates Related to GATE 2023
|Online Application Process Opens||Tuesday||30th August 2022|
|Closing Date of REGULAR Online Registration/Application Process||Friday||30th September 2022|
|Closing Date of EXTENDED Online Registration/Application Process||Friday||7th October 2022|
|Availability of GATE Admit Cards for Download||Tuesday||3rd January 2023|
|GATE 2023 Examination||Saturday & Sunday||4th, 5th and 11th, 12th February 2023|
|Announcement of Results for GATE 2023||Thursday||16th March 2023|
|Availability of Score Card for Download by Candidates||Tuesday||21st March 2023|
Overview of GATE 2023 Exam
|Examination Mode||Computer-based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Subjects (Papers)||29|
|Sections||General Aptitude (GA) +
Candidate’s Selected Subject
|Type of Questions||(a) Multiple-choice Questions (MCQ)
(b) Multiple-select Questions (MSQ) and/or
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
|Number of Questions||10 (GA) + 55 (Subject) = 65 Questions|
GATE 2023 Syllabus
The official website has published the GATE syllabus 2023 and other notifications regarding the GATE exam dates and more. Students need the GATE syllabus in order to get an idea about the topics and subjects covered in the GATE exam.
Students must qualify for the GATE Exam 2023 as it will determine their admission and financial assistance to Postgraduate Programmes (Master’s and Doctoral) with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and other Government Scholarships/Assistantships, based on the admission criteria of the admissions institution. As mentioned earlier, PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) also consider GATE scores for recruitment. The exam is also used by several other universities in India and abroad when admitting students. They will therefore be able to plan their studies accordingly to ace the exam by knowing the GATE exam syllabus.
Before you begin your preparation for the GATE 2023, make sure you check the updated syllabus. There will be no changes to the GATE syllabus for the General Aptitude (GA) section, which will be weighted 15%, while the core subject will be weighted 85%.