GATE 2024 Exam Date | Syllabus | Preparation Guide

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GATE 2024 Exam Date | Syllabus | Preparation Guide

Are you preparing for GATE 2024?

Here are frequently asked questions and you should aware of them.

Which IIT is conducting the GATE 2024?

Answer: Every year, the GATE exam is conducted by one of the IITs. In 2024, IISc Bangalore is going to conduct the exam.

In 2021, IIT Bombay conducted the exam. In 2022, IIT Kharagpur conducted the GATE exam. In 2023, the GATE exam was conducted by IIT Kanpur.

What is the date for the GATE 2024 exam?

Answer: The date is not yet finalized. As per every year, the exam mostly will be conducted in the first week of February.

Eligible Criteria for GATE

Answer: BCA/BSc (three-year graduation degree program) students are not allowed for the GATE exam. Students are eligible after completing MCA.

How to apply for GATE 2024?

Answer: You can apply for the GATE on the IISc Bangalore official website. The link is not active yet. You can expect the GATE notification to apply for GATE in September.

Note: We will update this post with the link as soon as they will start taking applications for the GATE exam.

What is the syllabus for GATE 2024?

Answer: There is no change in the syllabus and paper pattern from GATE 2019 so far. You can check the syllabus and paper pattern for Computer Science Engineering (CSE, CS, and IT).

How to prepare for the GATE exam?

Answer: Based on my personal experience and talking with many of the GATE top rankers, I have curated a complete self-study plan for GATE 2024. Go through it.

If you are from a Computer Science background, join our GATE CS group on Facebook. It is one of the most active groups for GATE preparation where you can ask your questions and clear your doubts.

Answer: I have listed all the GATE materials and recommended reference books for each subject.

Is GATE compulsory for the Government job?

Answer: Most of the PSU companies are offering jobs through the GATE. Based on your GATE rank you will get the call for a face-to-face interview.

If you are preparing for the GATE exam to get into a Government job, work hard to secure a good rank.

Some PSUs conduct their own exam followed by the GATE exam. You have to apply it separately.

If you are from core branches like Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical, there will be so many PSUs and job opportunities in the government sector.

What are the best colleges to join after GATE?

Answer: You will get college admission for a master’s based on your GATE score/rank.  If your categories the institutes and colleges, your preference for the colleges should be in order to IITs, NITs, IIITs/BITs, and then regional state level colleges.

But this is not so straightforward. Some of the top NIT colleges are better than low-rank IITs.

Every year Human Resource Development (HRD) lists all the top engineering colleges with rank. Here is the complete guide on how to choose the best engineering college rank-wise.

Admission for NITs is centralized and they offer the colleges based on your rank. There will be no interviews.

To get into the IITs, you will get the call for further rounds based on your rank. Selected candidates have to go through rounds like online tests and face-to-face interviews.

To understand the pattern and difficulty level for interviews, check below experience shared by the students.

Important Tips:

If you have any questions or doubts, feel free to comment. I will reply to you as soon as possible.

Best Wishes!


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