What Is GATE Exam Eligibility?

By Ishika Satwika Singh

17th May, 2023

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is an All-India test authorised and managed in eight regions across the country. The exam is conducted by the GATE Committee, comprising faculty members from IISc and seven other IITs. The purpose of the exam is to test the knowledge of candidates in the field of science and engineering.


“Here’s a list  of the eligibility criteria for  GATE 2023”

– The minimum qualification expected for applicants is 10+2+3 i.e. students who are in the third year, higher or already completed their undergraduate course can also register for the GATE entrance test.

Mimimum Qualification For GATE 2023

Educational Qualifications For GATE 2023

– Graduated students in Engineering/ Technology/ Arts/ Commerce or PG in relevant disciplines are also counted as eligible applicants. – Any candidate who has already completed any government approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts is eligible for appearing in the GATE 2023 exam.

– There is no attempt limit, candidates have to meet eligibility criteria for GATE 2023, and that’s it. – However, the candidates who possess certification from any of the professional societies must ensure that those examinations conducted by the societies are approved by MoE/AICTE/UGC/UPSC as equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Planning, etc.

Age Limit For GATE 2023

Nationality Criteria For GATE 2023

– Indian nationality students will be eligible – International candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be also eligible

The GATE scorecard is also used by multiple PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings) to recruit applicants for distinguished jobs at Indian Oil, GAIL and Hindustan Petroleum, etc.