GATE 2023: CCMT Counselling, Cut Off, Allotment (Released)

GATE 2023GATE 2023 CCMT National Spot Round Result has been released on 17th August 2023. COAP Admission Offers for additional round 12 has been released. It is a national level engineering entrance exam. The Gratitude Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is conducted every year jointly by IISC Bangalore & seven IIT’s. For year 2023, it will be conducted by IIT Kanpur. Admission will be offered to candidates into master’s & doctoral programs in the field of Engineering, Technology, Architecture etc. Candidates will be given admission into PG degree courses such as M.Tech/ M.E & Ph.D courses. Qualification in GATE is also mandatory for candidate’s seeking admission in the various institutions. In this article, candidates can get complete information about GATE 2023 examination.

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GATE 2023 Cut Off has been released by IIT Kanpur via online mode. Check here for cut off details.

GATE 2023 Score card has been released on 21st March 2023. Check here for score card details.

GATE 2023 Result has been released on 16th March 2023. Check here for result details.

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GATE 2023 Highlights

Name of the examGATE 2023
Full-formGratitude Aptitude Test in Engineering
Level of ExamNational Level
Conducting bodyIIT Kanpur
No. of subjects29 subjects
Courses offeredM.Tech, M.E, Ph.D etc.
Application modeOnline mode
Exam modeOnline (Computer based) mode
Date of Exam4th, 5th, 11th & 12th February 2023

GATE 2023 Highlights

When will GATE 2023 result release? – Released,  Check result

When will GATE 2023 cut off release? – Released,  Check cut off

In which mode result will be released? – Online mode

Is result & score card different? Yes

When will score card released? Released, Check score card

When GATE 2023 Exam conducted? – Conducted, On 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th February 2023 

In which mode GATE 2023 is held? – Online mode.

GATE 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table regarding official exam dates for GATE 2023:

EventsDates (Announced)
Notification releases27th July 2022
Application form starts30th August 2022
Last date to apply7th October 2022
Last date to register with late fee16th October 2022
Modification8th to 14th November 2022
Rectification in formTill 28th December 2022
Admit card releases9th January 2023
GATE 2023 Exam4th, 5th, 11th & 12th February 2023
Response15th February 2023
Answer Key releases21st February 2023
Submission of challenge22nd to 25th February 2023
Result declaration16th March 2023
COAP Counselling 18th March 2023
Score card availability21st March 2023
CCMT Counselling5th June 2023

GATE 2023 Answer Key

GATE 2023 answer key has been released on 21st February 2023. Candidates can check answer key through online mode only. Authorities releases a provisional answer key after conducting the examination.

Response Sheet is available from 15th February 2023. Candidates can also raise objections against the answer key from 22nd to 25th February 2023. After evaluation of the answers, a final answer key is released.

With the help of answer key, candidates can get an estimate idea of their marks obtained in the examination.

GATE 2023 Result

GATE 2023 Result has been declared by the authorities on 16th March 2023 through online mode. Candidates can check their result through login details i.e. application number and date of birth.

Candidates must check details carefully which will be printed in the result. In case of any mistake in the details, contact the official authority. Do not forget to take printout of the result for future references.

GATE 2023 Score Card

GATE 2023 score card has been released in the website few days after the declaration of result. It is made available through online mode. Candidates can download their score card from 21st March 2023.

 Qualified candidates are eligible to download their score card from the website. Score card is valid for three years from the date of declaration of result. Candidates must take printout of the score card and keep it safe for future references.

GATE 2023 Cut Off

Cut Off is the minimum marks which candidates have to score in the examination. Candidates can access the cut off for GATE 2023 through online mode after declaration of the result.

Cut off marks varies as per the category of the candidates. It is necessary to score minimum cut off marks in order to get admission in various participating institutes.

In the given table, we have mentioned GATE 2023 cut off marks:

GATE Paper CodeQualifying Cut off Marks
Electrical Engineering2522.516.6
Mechanical Engineering (ME)28.425.518.9

Also Check: GATE 2023 Rank Predictor GATE 2023 College Predictor

GATE 2023 Counselling

GATE 2023 COAP Counselling Registration has been started from 18th March 2023.

Centralized counselling is started from 5th June 2023. Counselling is organized by CCMT & COAP. Candidates who have qualified the GATE examination need to apply for the counselling.

Candidates have to apply separately for COAP and CCMT to get admission to the participated institutes. CCMT counselling is organized to get admission in IITs, NITs and GFITs while, COAP 2023 counselling is organized for admission by IIT Kanpur.

In the counselling procedure seats are allocated to the candidates based on the marks obtained in the GATE 2023 examination. There are three regular rounds of counselling.

Counselling is completed in various steps including registration, fee payment, choice locking, document verification process etc.

GATE 2023 Admission

Candidates who get seats in the counselling process, need to report at the allocated institute. Firstly, candidates must download provisional admission letter (PAL). It is made available online on the website.

Provisional allotment letter will include details i.e. allotted institute’s name and other marks related details. Candidates must bring their original documents with photocopies which will be required for verification.

Final admission can be done after verification of the documents and submission of the admission fee.

Here we have mentioned the documents which are needed for the verification:

  • 12th class mark sheet
  • Photo ID proof
  • Category certificate
  • Passport size colored photograph
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Self-attested photocopies of the documents
  • Seat acceptance fee proof
  • Brith certificate
  • Copy of GATE 2023 score card

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: No, application form has been made available through online mode only.

Answer: No, one email address is applicable for one application form only.

Answer: No, there is no need to send printout of the application form by post.

Answer: There is no attempt limit in GATE examination, one can appear for the any number of times.

Answer: Yes, correction window is opened till 28th December 2022.

Answer: You can check status of the application form through login details.  

Answer: Yes, 3rd year graduation appearing candidates can apply for GATE 2023 exam.

Answer: There is no lower ahd upper age limit criteria to apply for GATE examination.

GATE 2023 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding GATE 2023 Application Form:

  • GATE 2023 application form has been made available via online mode. No other mode via post or any other offline medium is applicable.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from 30th August 2022.
  • While filling application form, candidates must not forget to upload passport size images & signature in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates can register for the GATE 2023 till 7th October 2022 without any late fee.
  • The last date to submit the application form is till 16th October 2022 with late fee.
  • Candidates are allowed to appear for any one or two papers from total 29 subjects (papers).
  • The application form can be accepted only of eligible candidates, so candidates are advised to check complete eligibility norms before applying for the exam.
  • While filling application form, candidates must also choose three exam city as per their choices from the list of examination cities.
  • Candidates interested for two papers also have to fill single application form. More than one application form can not be accepted.
  • Authority also provide correction facility to edit category, paper & exam city choice for limited time period.
  • Once application form can be submitted, candidates must take its print out for the future use.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates can submit the application fee via online mode.
  • The mode of payment includes credit card, debit card, net banking, UPI etc.
  • The application fee as per different category is as follows:
CategoryApplication Fee (without late fee)Application Fee (with late fee)
Female candidatesRs. 850/-Rs. 1350/-
SC/ ST/PwD categoryRs. 850/-Rs. 1350/-
All other categoryRs. 1700/-Rs. 2200/-  
For Foreign National/ NRI’s 
Exam centers in IndiaRs. 1700/-Rs. 2200/-

GATE 2023 – How to Apply

  • Step-1: Visit the official website of GATE
  • Step-2: To register, candidates have to Click on “Register Here” link on the Home Page.
  • Step-3: Fill name, personal details, email ID, contact no. etc. To register for GATE 2023.
  • Step-4: Candidates receive an GOAP enrollment Id in the registered mail ID.
  • Step-5: Now Login using enrollment ID/ Email ID & password.
  • Step-6: Fill other required & asked details and complete your process.
  • Step-7: Re–check all mentioned details & then click on, “Submit” option.
  • Step-8: Upload passport size photograph & signature in jpg format.
  • Step-9: Now submit application fee as per your category.
  • Step-10: Once confirmation page gets appear in your computer screen, take its printout & keep safe till further use.
Check HereHow to Fill GATE Application Form

GATE 2023 Application Correction

GATE 2023 Application Correction has been started via online mode. It is made available to edit incorrect details (if any) in the form. Candidates can edit their details after the registration process gets over. No candidates can edit details once correction process gets over. Candidates can edit any changes in the category, paper & exam city with additional fee payment till 14th November 2022Also rectification option is enabled till 28th December 2022. The correction process is the only time opportunity to edit incorrect details. If any candidate fails to make correction in the form, it will lead to rejection.

GATE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through following eligibility norms before applying for GATE 2023:

General Eligibility:

Qualification: Interested candidates must have completed study in 3rd year or higher year of any undergraduate degree program in the field of Engineering/ Commerce/ Technology/ Arts/ Architecture/ Science. Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear for GATE exam.

Course wise Eligibility:

Qualifying DegreeQualifying Degree ExaminationEligibility Year of Qualification (not later than)
B.E/B.Tech/ B.PharmBachelor’s degree holders in Engineering Technology (4 year after 10+2 OR 3 year after B.Sc/ Diploma in Technology/ Engineering)Currently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2024
B.Sc. Research/ BSBachelor’s degree in Science (Post Diploma/ 4 years after 10 +2)Currently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2024
Pharm D (after 10+2)6 year of diploma degree program, consisting of Internship OR residency training.Currently in 3rd/4th / 5th/ 6th year OR already completed2026
B.ArchBachelor’s degree of Architecture (5 year course)/ Planning (4 year course)/ Naval Architecture (4 year course)Currently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2025 (for 5 years) & 2023 (for 4 year)
MBBSDegree holders of MBBS 5th , 6th, 7th OR higher semester OR already completed2024
M.A/ M.Sc/ MCA or equivalentMaster’s degree in any branch of Science/ Computer Application/ Statistics/ Mathematics/ Arts or equivalentCurrently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2024
Int. M.E/ M.Tech (Post B.Sc.)Post-BSC Integrated Master’s degree program in Engineering Technology (4 year programs)Currently in 1st/2nd/3rd/ 4th year OR already completedAny Year
Int. M.E/ M.Tech  or dual degree (after diploma or 10 +2)Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 year program)Currently in 3rd / 4th/ 5th year OR already completed2025
Int. M.Sc. / Int. BS-MSIntegrated M.Sc. OR 5 year Integrated BS-MS programCurrently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2025
B.Sc./ B.Com/ BABachelor’s degree in branch of Arts/ Commerce/ Science (3 year program)Currently in 3rd year OR higher grade OR already completed2023

GATE 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding exam pattern for GATE 2023:

  • Exam Mode: GATE 2023 will be conducted via online (computer based) mode.
  • No. of subjects/ paper: There will be total 29 papers/subjects.
  • Questions Type: Question paper will consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions.
  • No. of Sections: There will be two sections in the question paper i.e General Aptitude (GA) & candidate’s selected subjects.
  • No. of Questions: GA will include 10 questions & candidate’s selected subject will consists of 55 questions. There will be total of 65 questions in the question paper.
  • Time Duration: Candidates will be given 3 hours to solve the paper.
  • Maximum Marks: Question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: Questions will consist of 1 mark & 2 marks.
  • Negative Marking: In MCQ, 1/3 marks will be deducted for 1 mark MCQ & likely 2/3 for 2 marks MCQ. There will be no negative marking in MSQ & NAT type questions.

Here candidates can check details marking scheme for GATE 2023 examination:

Paper CodeGeneral Aptitude (GA) MarksSubject MarksTotal Marks TIme
AE, BT, AG, CH, CE, CY, CS, EE, EC, EY, ES, MA, IN, MN, ME, PE, MT, PI, MH, ST, TF, BM1585100180 minutes
GE (part A + B)   (section I or section II)1555+30100180 minutes
XE (section A + any two sections)1515+(2×35)100180 minutes
XL (Section P + any two sections)1525+(2×30)100180 minutes
XH (section B1 + any one section)1525+60100180 minutes
CG (part A + part B) (Section 1 geology or section 2 geophysics)1525+60100180 minutes
AR (part A + part B) (B1: Architecture or B2: Planning)1560+25100180 minutes

GATE 2023 Syllabus

GATE 2023 syllabus has been released by the authorities through online mode on the website. Below we have provided some important topics for some branches:

Civil Engineering: Structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, engineering mathematics.

Electronics & Communication Engineering: Signal and system, digital circuit, analog circuits, electronic devices, engineering mathematics.

Architecture and Planning: Environmental planning and design, building and structure, architecture and design, construction, and management.

Mathematics: Functional analysis, complex analysis, linear algebra, numerical analysis, algebra.

Chemical Engineering: Fluid machinic and mechanical operations, process calculations and thermodynamics, engineering mathematics.

Petroleum Engineering: Oil and gas well testing, petroleum formation evaluation, algebra etc.

Aerospace Engineering: Flight mechanics, space dynamics, engineering mathematics, structures, aerodynamics, propulsion

GATE 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates must check following tips & tricks while preparing for GATE exam:

  • Make proper notes & study it on regular basis.
  • Prepare time table & follow it strictly.
  • Know complete syllabus & exam pattern and prepare accordingly.
  • Practice from sample papers, mock tests & previous year question paper.
  • Do yoga & meditation and keep your mind fresh.
  • Take help from best book & study material available.
  • Do not get panic. Keep balance & maintain good concentration for study.

GATE 2023 Admit Card

Admit card for GATE 2023 has been made available on the official website on 9th January 2023. It has been released through online mode only, admit card does not be sent by post or email attachment to the candidates.

On the day of examination, it is compulsory to bring printout of the admit card along with original valid photo identity proof which is used at the time of registration.

Without hardcopy of the admit card candidates will not be permitted take the exam. Candidates must verify all details printed on the admit card carefully, in case of any mistake immediately contact the official authorities.

GATE Papers & Codes

Aerospace EngineeringAEMathematicsMA
Architecture & PlanningARInstrumentation EngineeringIN
Agricultural EngineeringAGMining EngineeringMN
Bio medical EngineeringBMMechanical EngineeringME
BiotechnologyBTMetallurgical EngineeringMT
Chemical EngineeringCHPhysicsPH
Civil EngineeringCEPetroleum EngineeringPE
ChemistryCYProduction & Industrial EngineeringPI
Computer Science & Information TechnologyCSTextile Engineering & Fibre ScienceTF
Electrical EngineeringEEStatisticsST
Electronics and Communication EngineeringECEngineering SciencesXE
Ecology & EvolutionEYLife SciencesXL
Environmental Science & EngineeringESHumanities & Social SciencesXH
Geology & GeophysicsGGGeomatics EngineeringGE
Naval Architecture & Marine EngineeringNM

Also Check: GATE Exam Guidelines GATE Books GATE Virtual Calculator

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  1. My gate result has been withheld and I mailed the relevant documents multiple times to get it rectified. But it is very disappointing that I received no response while the officials tweet that they have released the withheld results. How do I take my Id to their notice? Can you please help me out🙏🥺

    1. You will still get rank if you qualified for obc cutoff even if you cone under general category person. Reason behind this gate rank is valid for 3 years.

    1. You will still get rank if you qualified for obc cutoff even if you cone under general category person. Reason behind this gate rank is valid for 3 years.

  2. Is there any chance that I can get my second preference of Exam centre, Unfortunately I won’t be able to travel to my given exam centre due to some unavoidable reasons.

    1. candidates will have to bring a color printed copy of the GATE Hall Ticket 2023 along with the original & valid photo identification card.

  3. There’s a defect in my details how can I recorrect it there is no link and any information for me through any mails

  4. Hello sir,
    I don’t have any option for correction or payment. I am using both chrome and edge but I am not getting any payment link/correction options

  5. I want to change my passed out year in application form. but in my appliaction there is no visible of edit option how can I change sir?

  6. How can I rectify category details in application form. I added my graduation details instead of postgraduation details.

  7. Sir,I did mistake of graduation year,I have entered 2022 instead of entering 2023.Please tell me how can I rectify this mistake…is there any chance to reject my application form???

  8. My gate application found a defect and I corrected it later . already paid the amount . And how can I know my problem is rectified ??

  9. I didn’t receive mail after payment.AmI eligible for exam or not? If not how to refund my exam fee amount?

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