GATE Previo​us Year Questions

Graduation aptitude test in engineering(GATE) papers are curated by different IITs every year, GATE 2023 question paper will be organized by IIT Kanpur. Graduation aptitude test in engineering(GATE) is conducted every year for 29 different subjects and new subjects are added every few years. A list of all GATE previous year question papers year and subjects wise and their solved solutions are mentioned on this webpage.

GATE Previous Year Questions (PYQ)

GATE Previous years paper- Free Download PDF

GATE previous year papers links are mentioned below in the table. Moreover, candidates can access all the GATE previous year question paper of all years and shifts in 29 subjects like Computer science and information technology engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Civil engineering, Electronics and communication engineering, Chemical engineering, etc. Question papers and solved solutions for all shifts and years are made available in the table below.

GATE paper Code link
Computer science and information technology engineering CS View/ Download (Link)
Electronics and communication engineering EC View/ Download
Electrical engineering EE View/ Download
Mechanical engineering ME View/ Download
Civil engineering CE View/ Download
Chemical engineering CH View/ Download
Aerospace engineering AE View/ Download
Agricultural engineering AG View/ Download
Architecture and planning AR View/ Download
Biomedical engineering BM View/ Download
Biotechnology BT View/ Download
Chemistry CY View/ Download
Environmental science and engineering ES View/ Download
Ecology and evolution EY View/ Download
Geomatics engineering GE View/ Download
Geology and Geophysics GG View/ Download
Instrumental engineering IN View/ Download
Mathematics MA View/ Download
Mining engineering MN View/ Download
Metallurgy engineering MT View/ Download
Naval architecture and marine engineering NM View/ Download
Petroleum engineering PE View/ Download
Physics PH View/ Download
Production and industrial engineering PI View/ Download
Statistics ST View/ Download
Textile engineering and fibre sciences TF View/ Download
Engineering sciences XE View/ Download
Humanities and social science XH View/ Download
Life sciences XL View/ Download

Benefits of practising GATE previous year questions

Previous year's question papers help GATE aspirants for a better understanding of exam patterns and the difficulty level of the question. Also helps them to evaluate the level of their preparation and learn the art of time management. The habit of solving GATE's previous year’s question papers creates a cycle of learning, practising, evaluating, and doubt-solving which boosts the preparation, which is a need for a competitive exam like a GATE exam.

Frequently AskedQuestions (FAQs)

Q1. Am I permitted to change my GATE Examination Paper, after submission of the application?

Ans. Yes, Candidates are allowed to change their paper, address, exam city, DOB, gender, name, category, etc to their GATE application form once the GATE application form correction window opens. For GATE 2023 the application form correction window will be open from November 4th to November 11th, 2022.

Q2. Where can I download GATE question papers?

Ans. Candidates can download the previous year's GATE question paper from the official GATE website- GOAPS portal, by logging in using their enrolment ID/ Email id and the password. Candidates can only access the previous year's question paper on their subject.

Q3. What are the benefits of solving GATE Previous Year Question Papers?

Ans. There are many benefits of solving the GATE previous year papers:-

  • Improvement in time management and speed of solving the GATE-level questions.
  • A better understanding of the GATE exam pattern.
  • Helps in clearing doubts and covering weak topics.
  • Develops an understanding of the difficulty level of the GATE examination etc.

Q4. How Impactful are GATE Old Papers?

Ans. Solving gate previous year’s question paper impacts heavily how a candidate is going to perform in the GATE examination. Solving GATE's previous years' question paper improves the understanding of each topic and also the level of questions that you will have to face, helps you evaluate your overall performance, and what are your weak areas.

Q5. Do previous year's GATE questions get repeated?

Ans. No, GATE does not repeat the previous year's question. However, the pattern of the question can get repeated.

Q6. How many years of GATE previous year question papers should I practice?

Ans. For best results, you should try to completely solve at least a five-year minimum of gate question papers from the prior year. However, it's preferable if you try to complete all of the previous year's question papers.

Q7. Which IIT organized the GATE 2021 question paper and the GATE 2022 question paper?

Ans. IIT, Bombay for the conducting body for the GATE 2021 examination, and IIT, Kharagpur was the conducting body for the GATE 2022 examination.

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