GATE 2023 Papers Selection – GATE examination conducted in 29 subjects (also referred to as “papers”) by an ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). A candidate can choose any one or two of the following listed subjects. A candidate is expected to choose papers that are relevant to his / her qualifying Degree. Ultimately, candidates are free to choose any one or two of the 29 papers as per the combination provided by GATE office.
GATE 2024 Highlights
|GATE 2024 Conducting Body||IISc, Bangalore|
|GATE 2024 Exam Date||3, 4, 10, 11 February, 2024|
|GATE 2024 Total Subjects||29|
|GATE 2024 Exam Mode||ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|GATE 2024 Exam Duration||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|GATE 2024 Number of Questions||10 (GA) + 55 (subject)= 65|
|GATE 2024 Question Type||MCQ, MSQ, NAT|
A candidate may appear either in ONE or TWO subject papers. For candidates who choose TWO papers, the combination must be from the approved list of combinations and subject to the availability of infrastructure and date.
GATE 2023 Paper Selection (One or Two)
|Code of the First Paper (Primary)||Codes of Papers allowed as the Second Paper|
|AE||NM / XE|
|AG||ES / GE / XE / XL|
|AR||CE / GE|
|BM||BT / EC / IN / XL|
|BT||BM / XL|
|CE||AE / AR / ES / GE / NM / XE|
|CH||PE / XE|
|CS||EC / GE / MA / PH / ST|
|CY||XE / XL|
|EC||IN / PH / EE / CS / GE|
|EE||EC / IN / PH|
|ES||AG / CE / GE|
|GE||CE / MN / GG / ES|
|GG||GE / MN / PE / PH / XE|
|IN||BM / EC / EE / PH|
|MA||CS / GE / PH / ST|
|ME||AE / CH / NM / PI / XE|
|MN||GE / GG / XE|
|MT||PH / XE|
|NM||AE / CE / XE|
|PE||CH / GG / XE|
|PH||EC / GE / GG / IN / MA / MT / ST / XE|
|PI||ME / MT / XE|
|ST||MA / PH|
|XE||AE / AG / CH / ME / MN / MT / NM / PE / PI / TF|
|XL||BM / BT / CY / EY|
Note : Candidates opting to appear in TWO subject papers must have primary choice of paper, which will be their default choice and the second choice of paper, which has to be chosen from the allowed combinations.
GATE 2023 does NOT take any responsibility of wrong choices of either primary (first) or second paper as well as both papers by candidate. For change of paper, the candidate has to request for change by paying appropriate fee.
GATE 2023 Papers and Corresponding Code
|GATE Paper Code for Aerospace Engineering||AE|
|GATE Paper Code for Agricultural Engineering||AG|
|GATE Paper Code for Architecture and Planning||AR|
|GATE Paper Code for Bio-medical Engineering||BM|
|GATE Paper Code for Biotechnology||BT|
|GATE Paper Code for Civil Engineering||CE|
|GATE Paper Code for Chemical Engineering||CH|
|GATE Paper Code for Computer Science and Information Technology||CS|
|GATE Paper Code for Chemistry||CY|
|GATE Paper Code for Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC|
|GATE Paper Code for Electrical Engineering||EE|
|GATE Paper Code for Environmental Science and Engineering||ES|
|GATE Paper Code for Ecology and Evolution||EY|
|GATE Paper Code for Geomatics Engineering||GE|
|GATE Paper Code for Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|GATE Paper Code for Instrumentation Engineering||IN|
|GATE Paper Code for Mathematics||MA|
|GATE Paper Code for Mechanical Engineering||ME|
|GATE Paper Code for Mining Engineering||MN|
|GATE Paper Code for Metallurgical Engineering||MT|
|GATE Paper Code for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering||NM|
|GATE Paper Code for Petroleum Engineering||PE|
|GATE Paper Code for Physics||PH|
|GATE Paper Code for Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|GATE Paper Code for Statistics||ST|
|GATE Paper Code for Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
|GATE Paper Code for Engineering Sciences||XE*|
|GATE Paper Code for Humanities and Social Sciences||XH**|
|GATE Paper Code for Life Sciences||XL***|
XE, XH and XL papers collectively represent the several papers of engineering and science. you have to choose any one of these below listed subjects as one of your GATE paper.
|*XE Paper Sections||Code|
|Engineering Mathematics (Compulsory)||A|
|Any two optional sections (2×35 = 70 marks)|
|Polymer Science and Engineering||F|
|Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences||H|
|**XH Paper Sections||Code|
|Reasoning and Comprehension (Compulsory) (25 Marks)||B1|
|Any two optional sections (60 marks)|
|***XL Paper Sections||Code|
|Any two optional sections (2×30 = 60 marks)|
Note: CE and ME papers: Examination may be conducted in multiple sessions. However, a candidate is allowed to appear in only ONE / TWO specified session.
GATE 2023 Paper Selection FAQs
How many papers are there in GATE 2023 exam?
So, candidates planning to appear for GATE 2023 exam must be aware of GATE 2023 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. GATE is conducted for 29 papers and one can attempt any one or two of these papers.
Can we give two GATE papers?
Applicants will get the option to choose 1 or 2 papers in GATE 2023. Applicants will be allowed to choose the second paper from the set of combinations that will be displayed in the information brochure.
What is 2 paper in GATE 2023?
A candidate may appear either in ONE or TWO subject papers in GATE 2023. For candidates who choose TWO papers, the combination must be from the approved list of combinations and subject to the availability of infrastructure and date.
Who will set GATE 2023 paper?
IIT, Kanpur (IITK).
What are the two NEW papers in GATE 2022?
The two new papers has been added in GATE 2022:
GE : Geomatics Engineering (GE)
NM : Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NM)
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