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GATE 2024 Application Form: Step-by-Step Guide to Apply Online

Updated On - November 20 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

GATE 2024 application form will be available online from August 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023. The application fee for the exam will be INR 1700 for General/OBC/EWS candidates and INR 850 for Female/SC/ST candidates. The last date to correct the GATE 2024 application form will be February 14, 2023. The exam dates have been announced. GATE 2024 will be conducted on February 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2024. The admit card will be released on January 19, 2024. Candidates will be able to make corrections to their application form before the last date.
The GATE 2024 application correction window opens today, November 18, 2023.

GATE 2024 Application Form

  • GATE 2024 Application Deadline with Late Fee: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc Bangalore) will close the application process for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2024 today. Eligible candidates can apply with a late fee until midnight at
  • GATE 2024 Exam Date: The GATE 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on February 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2024.
  • GATE 2024 Form Correction: IISc Bangalore will provide a GATE 2024 correction facility starting on November 7. Candidates can edit specific sections of their registration form until November 11, 2023. Some sections like Gender and Category may require an additional fee for changes. It's recommended to check document format and dimensions before uploading.
  • New Subject Added: GATE 2024 introduces Data Science and Artificial Intelligence as a new subject, and a sample paper for this subject was released on October 19.
  • Opening of Window: The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) has opened a window for new two-paper combinations for GATE 2024.
  • Additional Combinations: Several new two-paper combinations have been introduced, supplementing the ones announced during the regular and extended registration periods.
  • Official Website: Candidates can check the new two-paper combinations through the official GATE 2024 website at

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is a national-level examination conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay on behalf of the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is a gateway for admission to postgraduate programs in engineering and technology, as well as for jobs in the public sector. The GATE 2024 exam will be conducted in two phases. The first phase will be held on February 2 and 3, 2024, and the second phase will be held on February 9 and 10, 2024. The exam will be conducted in online mode. The GATE 2024 exam will be a computer-based test (CBT). The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. The exam will consist of 65 questions, each of which will carry 1 mark. The questions will be of multiple-choice, single-correct answer type.
Registration Start Date: The Application process for GATE 2024 is expected to begin on August 24. Applicants can find detailed information and updates on the official website,
  • GATE 2024 registration process will commence tomorrow on the official website
  • The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru is initiating the online application process for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2024) examination.
  • Interested candidates can submit their GATE 2024 applications on the official website.
  • GATE 2024 is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10, and 11, and it offers admission to MTech programs in IITs and IISc, Bengaluru.
  • The initial registration window (without a late fee) will close on September 29, while candidates have the option to apply with a late fee until October 13.
  • Applicants should review the eligibility criteria and application fee details on the official website before starting the registration process.

GATE 2024 Application Form Dates

Candidates can check the schedule of events and dates about the GATE 2024 Application Form in the table given below:

GATE Exam Application Dates
Release of GATE notificationAugust 5, 2023
GATE application start dateAugust 24, 2023
GATE application end dateSeptember 29, 2023
Release of GATE admit cardJanuary 3, 2024
GATE exam dateFebruary 3, 4, 10, & 11, 2024
Release of GATE response sheetsFebruary 16, 2024
Release of GATE answer keyFebruary 21, 2024
GATE result announcementMarch 16, 2024
GATE counsellingMarch-April 2024

GATE 2024 Application Form: Key Information and Guidelines

The application form for GATE 2024 has been released in online mode. Candidates can register and fill out the application form via online mode only at the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). Candidates can check the information below regarding the application process:

  • Candidates can apply for the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering 2024 through GOAPS. The webpage can be accessed from the official website
  • From filling up the form to uploading documents, the entire process is in online mode only.
  • Candidates cannot send any hard copy of the application form/documents to IIT Delhi or any other Zonal Gate offices.
  • Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be rejected.
  • The candidates should provide a valid email id, and mobile number as all the communications will be made through e-mail or SMS.
  • The payment mode is also online via a payment gateway.
  • Take multiple copies of the application form for future reference.

Before applying for the application form, candidates must keep the following checklist ready.

  • A valid email id.
  • An active mobile number.
  • All the scanned documents to be uploaded in the application form with the specifications given.
  • A valid Id proof.
  • Gate 2022 information brochure for checking the eligibility criteria.
  • Choice of test centers.

List of documents required for GATE 2024 Application Form

  • Scanned passport size photo
  • Scanned signature
  • Qualifying degree certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Dyslexic certificate (as applicable)

How to Retrieve GATE 2024 Login Credentials?

In certain situations, the enrollment id and password can be misplaced by a candidate. There are two options available to access the application form login credentials for further uses:

  1. Request for an OTP:
    • If a candidate remembers the Enrollment ID/Email Address but has forgotten the password, click on "Request for an OTP" to get a Time Password.
    • Provide registered mobile number and Enrollment ID/Email Address.
    • Click on Reset Password to obtain a new one.
  1. Already have an OTP? :  If OTP is already there, click on "Already have an OTP?" to reset the password. Enter the following details to create a New Password- 
    • Enrollment ID/Email Address
    • OTP
    • New Password
    • Confirm New Password
Password Specifications: Choose a password that cannot be guessed easily. It should be unique, and have 8-15 characters. 

How to Fill the GATE 2024 Application Form Correctly?

GATE Application form 2024 will be available online mode only through a registration portal called GOAPS.

What is GOAPS?

GOAPS is an online interface through which a candidate can :

  • Apply for the Examination GATE 2024.
  • Upload photograph, signature, and other documents like qualifying degree certificate/ Certificate from the Head of the Department (HOD)/Institute in the prescribed format and category certificate (SC/ST/PwD) and/or Dyslexic certificate as suitable.
  • Pay the Registration Fee through any of the Electronic payment modes, i.e., Net Banking, Debit Cards, Credit Cards, etc.
  • Monitor the status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit Card ready for download, etc.
  • Download Admit Card/ Hall Ticket.
  • View his/her answers, marks obtained, and GATE scorecard.
  • Download the GATE scorecard.
  • The portal for GOAPS has been activated from 03 September 2019 for the commencement of the Application form.
  • All the important announcements will be made on this interface only, where the candidate will have to log in every time to check the upcoming events.
To fill out the application form for GATE 2024, candidates must be aware of the following steps:
  1. Registration at GOAPS.
  2. Filling in the Application Form with correct details.
  3. Uploading the requisite documents.
  4. Payment of Application Fee.
  5. Download the Admission Form after submission.
Step-by-step procedure to fill the application form:
  • Step 1: Registration at GOAPS

A candidate must first register by providing the following details:

  • Candidates full name
  • A valid e-mail id
  • An active mobile number
  • Setting of password

After the successful registration, an enrollment id will be generated and sent to the candidate via email and SMS.

  • Step 2: Log in to fill the application form

After the successful registration at GOAPS, candidates now can fill out the application form by logging in on the log-in page using the enrollment id and password.

  • Step 3: The candidates are now redirected to the Application page, where they have to fill in the following details:
Exam details
  • In the first column, the candidate has to select the subject they wish to appear for in GATE 2024 examination.
  • The country they want to appear in for the exam.
  • The exam center (if a candidate appears for the exam in India)- the three cities' selection is mandatory.
  • The first and second choices must be from the same Gate zonal area, and the third choice can be from any other GATE zone.
Personal details: The following details have to fill in the personal detail section in the application form.
  • Enrollment ID
  • Name of the candidate
  • Email Address
  • Mobile number
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender ( Male/ Female /Transgender)
  • Nationality ( Indian / Other)
  • Category( Gen/ OBC/ SC/ST)
  • A person with Disability (Yes/No)
  • Candidates with Dyslexia( Yes/No)
  • Country of Permanent Residence
  • State of Permanent residence
  • ID Proof
  • ID Proof number
  • Name of Parent/Guardian
  • Country of  Residence Parent/Guardian
  • Correspondance address
Note: Only a valid Password/Government issued ID/College ID/Employee ID is accepted as the recognized identification document for international candidates.
Qualification details: The candidates have to fill the following qualifying degree details in the application form:
  • Institute registration/ Roll number
  • Qualifying degree
  • The discipline of qualifying Degree
  • Have you graduated with the above Degree?
  • Year of Qualifying Degree
  • Country of College/University
  • State/Union Territory 
  • City/Town 
  • Degree of awarding University/Institute
  • Name of College
  • Pin code 
Upload Necessary Documents: The candidates have to upload scanned copies of the following documents in specific size and format:
Scanned Image Specification in GATE Application
Passport size photograph3.5 cm Width x 4.5 cm Height (in JPEG/JPG format)
Signature size ( draw a rectangular box with black or dark blue ink)2 cm Height x 7 cm Width (in JPEG/JPG format)
Qualifying degree certificatePDF format
Category ( SC/ST) Certificate PDF format
A person with Disability (PwD) CertificatePDF format
Dyslexic CertificatePDF format

Before proceeding with payment, the candidates are advised to view the filled-in application form by clicking on the "Save and View Application" button. After clicking on the button, no further changes can be made.

  • Step 4: Payment of fees

The payment of application fees is through electronic mode after filling out the application form.

  • Payment can be made online only by using either a Debit card/Credit card or Net Banking.
  • Once the payment is successful, the candidate can download the application form's pdf copy by clicking on the 'Download Application Form' button.
  • If due to internet connection or power failure problems, a candidate is unsure about the payment is being processed or not, they can log in back to GOAPS after some time and check the status.
  • If the fee amount has been deducted from the account and GOAPS does not acknowledge any fee payment, then the money would be credited back to the account (this may take a week after the application form's closure).
  • In such conditions, candidates are advised to initiate a fresh payment without waiting for the money to be credited to the account. This will ensure the application submission on time.
Step 5: Downloading of Application Form

After the successful submission of the application form for GATE 2024, a candidate can download the application form's pdf for future reference.

GATE 2024 Application Fee 

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid through online mode only via Debit card/Credit card/Net banking.
  • The application fee is neither refundable nor transferable. 
  • Additional online transaction charges or bank charges can be applicable (these charges would be specified on the payment gateway).

The given table contains the fee details about the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2024:

GATE Application Fee 2024
For Test Centres in IndiaBy 24 last dateDuring the extended period
All other candidates1500/-2000/-
SC/ST/PwD category750/-1250/-
Female candidates750/-1250/-


For Test Centres outside India( All candidates)
By 24 last date
During the extended period
Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and KathmanduUS$ 50US$ 70
Singapore & DubaiUS$ 100US$ 120

GATE 2024 Application Form Correction 

The competent authority provided the correction facility to make changes in the application form for those who will submit the form.

  • All the applications submitted for the GATE 2024 examination were scrutinized for data accuracy, including the uploaded documents, clarity of photograph, and signature.
  • If everything was found in order, the application was selected.
  • Otherwise, defects in the application were marked and intimated to the candidates for correction.
  • The status of the defects was intimated to the candidates by email and/or SMS.
  • Candidates had to log in to their GOAPS registered account and make the required changes.
  • The application process's current status would be updated after the scrutiny by the respective zonal GATE offices.
  • Candidates can check the status of their applications anytime by logging into the GOAPS website.

GATE 2024 Admit Card

GATE 2024 admit card is available to download at the official GOAPS website. The Admit Card contains important information like exam slot, date, time, and venue. The candidates can find themselves out of the facility to download the hall ticket online through an application number and password.

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