Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, the entrance exam for top M. Tech universities in India is held every year jointly by the IITs and IIsc. Candidates who want to apply for the GATE 2022 exam have to clear the eligibility criteria. Eligibility for the GATE exam is based on various factors like academic qualification, age limit, nationality etc.

Are you seeking admission for M.Tech programs in engineering technology at renowned universities? Check out the GATE eligibility criteria for the 2022 exam.

Eligibility for GATE Exam 2022

Academic Qualification While there is no minimum pass percentage that has been recommended for appearing in the GATE 2022 exam, candidates who want to apply for GATE must, however, meet eligibility for the GATE exam related to the qualifying exam which has been explained in the table below.
Qualifying exams Qualifying Degree that is equivalent to B.Tech Qualifying Degree/ Examination Description
B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharm. A candidate seeking admissions must be a Bachelor in Engineering/ Technology (4 years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./ Diploma in Engineering/ Programs in Engineering Technology) Qualified or is in the year
B.Arch. The candidate wishes to apply for GATE must have completed Bachelor of Architecture (5 years course) Qualified or is in the year
B.Sc. (Research)/ B.S. A candidate seeking admissions need to have completed a Bachelor of Science degree (Post-Diploma/ 4 years after 10+2) Qualified or is in the year
Pharm.D. (after 10+2) The candidate wishing to apply for GATE must have completed a 6 years programme having internship or residency training during the sixth year as part of it. Qualified or is in 4th/ 5th or 6th year
M.Sc./ M.A./ MCA or equivalent Candidates seeking admissions need to have a Masters in Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Applications, or equivalent. Qualified or is in the final year.
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. (Post-B.Sc.) Candidates should have done Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree in Engineering or Programs in Engineering Technology (4 years programme). Qualified or is currently in the 2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year.
Int. M.E./ M.Tech. or Dual Degree (after Diploma or 10+2) Candidates who wish to apply for GATE should have completed Integrated Master’s degree programme or Dual Degree in Engineering or Technology (5 years programme). Qualified or is currently in the 4th/ 5th year.
Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S. Candidates applying for GATE 2022 must have completed Integrated M.Sc. or 5 years integrated B.S.-M.S. program. Qualified or is in the final year.
Professional Society Examinations* (equivalent to B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Arch.) Candidates need to have completed B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Equivalent to examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of professional courses Engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India). Completed Section A or equivalent professional course.
GATE eligibility criteria based on nationality Indian nationals are eligible to apply for the GATE 2022 exam. Additionally, candidates from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) can also apply.
GATE exam eligibility based on Age Limit There is no age limit for the exam.

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Hopefully, this article will help you with all your queries regarding eligibility for GATE exam 2022. So, now that you know everything about the required GATE eligibility criteria, how are you going to start preparing for the exam? Have you enrolled in any online GATE classes yet? Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.

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