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GATE Exam Pattern 2022

GATE Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

With the release of official notification, the conducting authorities will also release the GATE Exam Pattern 2022. The question paper will consist of two types of questions; MCQs and NAT. 

GATE Entrance Exam Pattern

As already discussed, GATE Exam 2022 will be held in online mode for 24 disciplines with 3 sections namely, General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and specific subject of the paper. The following are the specifications of the MCQs and NAT types of questions.

(i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): This type of question carry 1 or 2 marks for each in all papers and sections. These are objective in nature, and each will have a choice of four answers, out of which the aspirants have to mark the correct answer(s).

(ii) Numerical Answer Type (NAT):  This type of question will also carry 1 or 2 marks for each in all papers and sections. For NAT, an answer is a real number that must be entered by the aspirants using the virtual keypad. No choices will be given for this type of question.


Total No. of Questions

No. of Questions

Marks Per Question

Total Marks

General Aptitude

1 to 5




Technical + Engineering Mathematics

1 to 25




26 to 55




GATE Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

Total Duration

3 Hours

Total Questions


Technical Section

Engineering Mathematics

General Aptitude




Total Marks


Note: Numericals will carry 25 to 40 marks in GATE 2022.

Paper Code

Exam Pattern


CE, CS, EC, EE, IN, ME, AE, AG, BT, CH, MN, MT, TF, XE, PE, ST, and PI

General Aptitude (GA) – 15%

Engineering Mathematics – 15%

The subject of the Paper –  70%


AR, CY, EY, XL, GG, MA, and PH

General Aptitude (GA) – 15%

The subject of the Paper – 85%

GATE Paper Pattern 2022

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