GATE 2023: 7 international exams centers withdraw from conducting exams

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In response to some operational issues, some international centers have withdrawn from conducting the GATE 2023 exams, according to the report of The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-Kanpur). A candidate can check the official website for more information about examinations and notifications.

The international centers are located in Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Male (Maldives), Port Louis (Mauritius), Singapore (Singapore), and Thimpu (Bhutan).

GATE 2023: These are the international centers that withdraw from conducting the exams due to some operational issues- Dhaka, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Male, Port Louis, Singapore, and Thimphu.

How To Get To The Official Notice

Candidates can view the GATE 2023 official notification by following the instructions outlined below.

  • GATE’s official website may be found at
  • Click on the GATE 2023 option on the homepage.
  • A new page will appear.
  • Scroll down until you reach the notification bar.
  • Click the “See the notice for the GATE 2023 Examination at International Centers” link.
  • A new webpage with a message will appear on the screen.
  • To acquire the most up-to-date information, carefully read the notification.

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Important Notice To International Students

It has been officially announced that the GATE 2023 test will not be conducted in Dubai (UAE) on February 5 and 12, 2023. The BM, CY, EC, EE, ES, and XH papers were to be conducted on February 5, and CE1, CE2, MN, and ST papers were to be conducted on February 12.

Candidates who enrolled for the GATE exam in the aforementioned cities have the option to withdraw their application and receive a full refund of their application costs. Otherwise, they can choose one of the cities in India and receive a refund for their registration expenses. They will, however, have to pay the fees for the papers for which they appear.

These international candidates have two possibilities at IIT Kanpur:

  • Option 1: Candidates may opt out of the GATE 2023 examination and obtain a full refund of their application expenses.
  • Option 2: Candidates may take the test at one of the conducting cities in India. Candidates will also receive a full refund of their initial payments, but in order to take the examination, they must pay the following paper fees:

All Indian nationals in the SC, ST, PwD, and female categories must pay INR 850, while others, including international nationals, must pay INR 1,700. To use Option B, candidates must first log in to their account on the official website, They must send their decision to by December 5, 2022, along with their enrolment id and name.

GATE 2023 Exam Dates

The GATE 2023 exam will be administered online by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur on February 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2023.

The first shift will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while the second shift will run from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Eligibility Criteria for GATE 2023

The general eligibility criteria of GATE exam is given below:

  • Applicants must have to completed or should have currently studying in the third year of UG degree in the field of Architecture/ Engineering/ Arts/ Commerce or Science can apply in this exam
  • There is no upper age limit criteria to apply in the GATE exam 2023.

Exam Pattern of GATE 2023

There are no changes have been made in the GATE 2023 Exam Pattern, except the Architecture and Planning exam pattern this year.

  • GATE exam 2011 will be held through online mode and it is a computer-based entrance test
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours and the total weightage of 100 marks.
  • The two new papers will be added in the GATE 2023 exam pattern- i.e. Geomatics Engineering (GE) and Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
  • GATE 2023 exam, Question Paper will consist 65 questions- where 10 questions from the General Aptitude section while 55 questions in the Core Discipline section.
  • For each correct answer there will be awarded 1 or 2 marks will be awarded depending on the type of question. While for each incorrect answer there will lead to a deduction in marks.

1 mark will be awarded for MCQs: while ⅓ mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

2 marks will be awarded for MCQs: while ⅔ mark will be deducted for the every wrong answer

GATE 2023 Syllabus

Applicants can check the GATE 2023 exam syllabus form the official website through online mode. To crack the exam applicants must have to aware about their syllabus. Here are some important topics under the GATE subjects are listed below:

Statistics (ST): Probability, Calculus, Inference, Linear Algebra, Multivariate Analysis, Design of Experiments, Stochastic Processes & Regression Analysis.

Bio-medical Engineering (BM): Signals and Systems, Engineering Mathematics, Measurements and Control Systems, Electrical Circuits, Sensors and Bioinstrumentation, Analog and Digital Electronics, Biomechanics, Measurements and Control Systems, Biomaterials, Medical Imaging Systems.

Civil Engineering (CE): Structural Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, etc.

Mathematics (MA): Algebra, Linear Algebra, Functional Analysis, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Real Analysis, and many other.

Architecture and Planning (AR): Construction and Management, Architecture and Design, Environmental Planning & Design, Building Materials, Building and Structure, etc.

Chemical Engineering (CH): Process Calculations, Engineering Mathematics, Thermodynamics, Mechanical Operations, Fluid Mechanics, etc.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC): Networks, Engineering Mathematics, Signals and Systems, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, etc.

Petroleum Engineering (PE): Petroleum Formation Evaluation, Linear Algebra, Oil
& Gas Well Testing, etc.

Instrumentation Engineering (IN): Signals and Systems, Engineering Mathematics, Control Systems, Electrical Circuits, etc.

GATE 2023 Syllabus Preparation Tips

Before to start the Preparation Tips of GATE exam 2023, applicants must have to check all related syllabus of their subject from the official website

  • Go through all topics and start preparation for each topic
  • Make the proper routine bofore to start the preparation
  • For best practice, solve previous year question papers
  • Make short notes of each topics and revise them on regular basis
  • Solve mock and sample papers through online or offline mode
  • Stay update about the exam any changes that will be happen in the exam

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