GATE 2023 Exam Schedule Announced, Check Date and Time Here

New Delhi, November 28, 2023 – GATE 2023 Exam Schedule – The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur) has announced the examination schedule for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2023 today i.e. November 28th. The exams are scheduled to be held on February 4th, 5th, 11th, and 12th, 2023.


All the exams will be held in two sessions:

  • Morning – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Applicants can check the section below to find all the important information about the exam schedule.

GATE 2023 Exam Schedule – General Overview


Dates of Examination
  • February 4, 2023
  • February 5, 2023
  • February 11, 2023
  • February 12, 2023
Total Sessions Two sessions

  • Morning Session
  • Afternoon Session
Timing of Morning Session 9.30 to 12.30 a.m
Timing of Afternoon Session 2.30 to 5.30 p.m
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GATE 2023 Exam Schedule – Examination Timetable


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Date of ExaminationΒ  Subjects
February 4, 2023
  • First Session – CS (Computer Science and Information Technology)
  • Second Session – AR (Architecture and Planning), ME (Mechanical Engineering)
February 5, 2023
  • First Session – EE (Electrical Engineering), ES (Environmental Science and Engineering), XH (Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Second Session – BM (Biomedical Engineering), CY (Chemistry), EC (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
February 11, 2023
  • First Session – GG (Geology and Geophysics), IN (Instrumental Engineering), MA (Mathematics), PE (Petroleum Engineering), XE (Engineering Sciences), XL (Life Sciences)
  • Second Session – AE (Aerospace Engineering), AG (Agricultural Engineering), BT (Biotechnology), CH (Chemical Engineering), EY (Ecology and Evolution), MT (Metallurgical Engineering), PH (Physics), PI (Production and Industrial Engineering), TF (Textile Engineering and Fibre Science)
February 12, 2023
  • First Session – CE1 (Civil Engineering), ST
  • Second Session – CE2 (Civil Engineering), MN (Mining Engineering)

GATE 2023 Exam Schedule – Other Details, Highlights and Important Dates

  • IIT Kanpur has added 23 new cities and towns to the list of GATE examination centres.
  • IIT Kanpur has increased the registration fee. The fee has increased to INR 100 for female candidates and candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Personal with Disabilities (PWD) categories.
  • For other candidates, the fee has increased to INR 200 (this is also applicable to candidates from other nationalities.)
  • The GATE exam authority has also added two new papers (Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture along with Geomatics Engineering) this year.
  • The General Eligibility Criteria for the GATE examination includes candidates who have already completed any degree program in Technology/ Engineering/ Science/ Commerce/ Arts from any government recognized institution.



Particulars Details
Name of the Examination Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
Organising Body IIT Kanpur
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Examination Computer-based Test (Online)
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Duration 3 hours
Number of Subject Papers 29
Number of Questions 10 (General Aptitude) and 55 (Subject oriented) = 65
Question Type
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Numerical Answer Test (NAT)

Important Dates


Activity Date
GATE Admit Card release date January 3, 2023
Candidate’s response sheet will be available in the application portal February 15, 2023
GATE Answer Keys release date February 21, 2023
Submission of challenges by candidates on Answer Keys February 22 to 25, 2023
GATE Result announcement March 16, 2023
GATE Score Card release dateΒ  March 21, 2023

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to access the GATE 2023 syllabus?

The syllabus for the GATE 2023, which includes 29 subjects, has been released on the official website – Candidates can download the PDF of the syllabus for their future reference.

How many types of questions are there in the GATE exam for the year 2023?

There are three types of questions in the GATE 2023 exam, and they are: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Test (NAT).

What are the subjects included in the GATE 2023 syllabus?

The GATE 2023 exam consists of three sections: General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and other subject-specific papers.

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