GATE EE Exam Notification 2023: Official Mock Test Link Active Now!

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GATE 2023 Official Mock Test Link is Active now, candidates need to visit the official website and login using their credentials to attempt the mock test. GATE EE 2023 exam schedule Out! The exam will be conducted on 5th February 2023 in the Forenoon shift from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The Admit card will be available from 3rd January 2023. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an Entrance exam that works as a gateway for Engineering aspirants to get into the leading PSUs or get a Master's Degree. This exam is conducted under Central Ministry HRD jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and 7 IITs. The GATE 2023 is going to be conducted by IIT Kanpur. Knowing all important details about the exam pattern, exam date, eligibility, previous year cut-off marks, and so on is a prerequisite for the candidates as this will take them forward towards success in the GATE EE Exam 2023. 
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  • GATE is a computer-based exam that focuses on testing the candidate’s comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in Engineering and Science.
  • GATE exam screens the candidates for admission to the most reputed educational institutions & for recruitment in reputed Public Sector Units (PSUs ) like BHEL, GAIL, etc.
  • GATE scores stand valid for three years.
  • Candidates must possess a graduation degree to be able to apply for the GATE EE exam.
  • Currently, PSU Recruitment through GATE is ongoing in various PSUs like NTPC, Hindustan Copper Limited, and others on the basis of GATE 2022/ 2021 scores. Other PSUs like ONGC, GAIL, etc. have also announced the recruitment on the basis of GATE 2023 score.

GATE EE Exam Overview 2023


Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering

Subject Name

Electrical Engineer

Starting for online applications

30th August 2022

Deadline for online applications

7th October 2022 (without late fee)

14th October 2022 (with late fee)

Admit Card release date

3rd January 2023

Exam Date

5th February 2023

Result announcement

16th March 2023

Official Website

GATE Official Website

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GATE EE Updates

13th December 2022: GATE Mock Test Link Active!

The GATE 2023 Official Mock Test Link for each discipline is active now. Candidates need to log in using their credentials to attempt the mock test for the respective subject. Check the relevant links below. 

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Direct Link to Attempt the GATE Mock Test 

28th November 2022: GATE EE Exam schedule Out!

The GATE EE 2023 exam is scheduled on 5th February 2023. It will be conducted in the forenoon shift from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The admit card will be available on 3rd January 2023.

Direct link to check GATE EE Exam Schedule

1st October 202: GATE EE Application Date Extended

The application date for GATE EE has been extended by IIT Kanpur. Now, candidates can apply till 7th October 2022 without paying any late fees and till 14th October 2022 with a late fees. 

21st September 2022: Recruitment through GATE EE Score Announced by Various PSUs

ONGC, and IOCL have released the notification for recruitment of  candidates to various posts through GATE 2023 in the Civil Engineering (EE Discipline). The detailed notifications and vacancies for the same will be released later. 

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21st July 2022: GATE EE Important Dates Out!

The GATE 2023 is going to be conducted IIT Kanpur. The GATE 2023 Notification will be released in September 2022 and the exam will be conducted on 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February 2023.

GATE EE PSU Vacancies 2023

Every year, the PSU's releases the notification to recruit the candidates through the GATE Score Currently, the recruitment is conducted through the GATE Scores – 2021, 2022, and 2023. Check the vacancies of PSU;s through GATE EE below.

Name of PSU

Number of Posts

Year of the GATE Exam

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Last Date to Apply


864 (Separate Vacancy for the Electrical Will be Out Soon)


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11th November 2022




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31st October 2022




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Will be Notified




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15th September 2022




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30th September 2022




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18th February 2023




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12th October 2022

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GATE EE Exam Apply Online 2023

Below are the steps to apply for the GATE EE Examination.

Direct link to apply for GATE EE Here

Step 1: Click on the direct link given above. 

Step 2: Register by filling up the necessary information.

Step 3: Save the Registration ID and password for future reference.

Step 4: Log in with the Registration ID and password.

Step 5: Fill up important details.

Step 6: Upload a recent photograph and signature.

Step 7: Submit your application form.

Step 8: Proceed for payment of application fees.

Step 9: Alternatively, you can also find the link on the GATE Official Website.

Step 10: Candidates will find a link that says, “GOAPS is open now! “

Important points:

  • After filling the application form, candidates need to upload the scanned copy of the photograph, signature, and category certificate (if needed) as per the specifications by the exam conducting authority.
  • Any change can NOT be made in the application form after the payment of the fee. So, make sure that all the details are correct. If everything is as per the guidelines, only then the application form will be accepted or else rejected.
  • In a rectangular box sized 2 cm × 7 cm (Height × Width) on an A4 sized white paper and sign it with black/dark blue ink pen within this box. The signature should occupy 70~80% of the box size. File size should lie between 10 kB (minimum) – 200 kB (maximum). Candidates can crop the size of image and signature as per dimensions by using PrepForSure photo resizing tool.
  • Colored passport size photo size 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Height × Width) with white background is required for the GATE Application Form.
  • The PwD/ Dyslexic candidates can avail scribe assistant EE for the GATE 2023 examination.



Passport size photograph

2 kb -200 kb

Signature in running handwriting

2 kb-150 kb

Category Certificate (if applicable)

10 kb -300 kb

PwD Certificate (if applicable)

10 kb – 300 kb

Application Fee for GATE 2023

GATE EE application fee is different for Indian and Foriegn exam centres. Mentioned below is the application fee for the exam center of GATE in India and for the exam center outside of India. Fee can only be paid online via internet banking, visa card, etc.

For Examination Centres in India

Fees to be Paid (Rs.)

During the Extended Period

Female candidates



SC/ST/PwD* category candidates



All other candidates



For Examination Centres outside India (All Candidates)

Fees to be Paid

During the Extended Period

Addis Ababa, Colombo, Dhaka, and Kathmandu

US$ 50

US$ 70

Dubai and Singapore

US$ 100

US$ 120

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GATE EE Selection Process 2023

Mode of GATE EE 2023 exam shall be online. This is a 1 stage exam without any interview. Only successful candidates equal to the number of seats available will be taken in. Hence the candidates will have to undergo only a written exam. GATE allows candidates to get admission to M.Tech programs in IITs. Institutes are allotted to candidates for admissions with the normalized GATE Score/Interview + normalized GATE score.

GATE EE Eligibility Criteria 2023

The GATE EE Eligibility criteria is so important that every candidate must cross-check it before applying for the exam. GATE has also set educational qualification eligibility for all the streams of the examination. Read the information below to know about the eligibility for the GATE Electrical Engineer 2023 exam.

  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit in GATE CS, candidates from any age group can apply for the exam. They need to be a Graduate but there is no upper age limit.
  • Nationality: Indian & Foreign candidates can apply for the exam however the later need to fulfill the required eligibility criteria for the Foreign nationals.

Educational Qualifications

Here, we are providing the educational qualifications for GATE EE which have been required before appearing in the exam. Refer to the table below for detailed information on the eligibility criteria for Electrical Engineer. Candidates who have completed/ are currently in the final year or have completed their Bachelor’s degree in their field of Engineering / Technology / Science / Arts / Commerce are eligible for GATE EE 2023. Candidates must have a qualifying degree for the stream he/she is applying for. Read the detailed information below for the same:

Qualifying Degree

Qualifying Degree/Examination

Eligible Candidates Description


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology (four years after 10+2 or 3 years after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology)

Currently in the 3rd year or higher grade or already completed

B. Arch.

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (5 years course)/Naval Architecture (four years course)/Planning (four years course)

Currently in the 3rd year or higher grade or already completed

B.Sc. (Research)/B.S.

Bachelor’s degree holder e in ScienME Stream (Post-Diploma/four years after 10+2)

Currently in the 3rd year or higher grade or already completed

Pharm. D.(after 10+2)

6 years degree program, consisting of internship or residency training, during 3rd year onwards

Pursuing in the 3rd/4th/5th/6th year or already completed


M.B.B.S. Degree holders and those who are in the 5th/6th/7th semester or higher

5th, 6th, 7th or already completed

M.Sc./M.A./MCA or equivalent

Master’s degree in any branch of Arts/Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent

Currently in the 1st year or higher or already Completed


Post-BSc Integrated Master’s degree programs in Engineering/Technology of 4 years program

Pursuing in the 2nd/3rd/4th year or already completed

Int. M.E./M.Tech. or Dual Degree(after Diploma or 10+2)

Integrated Master’s degree program or Dual Degree program in Engineering/Technology (5 years program)

Candidate must be currently in the 4th/5th year or already completed

B.Sc. / B.A. / B.Com.

Bachelor degree in any branch of Science / Arts / Commerce (3 years program)

Currently in the 3rd year or already completed

Int. M.Sc./ Int. B.S.-M.S.

Integrated M.Sc. or Five years integrated B.S.-M.S. program

Currently in the 3rd year or already completed

ProfessionalSociety Examinations(equivalent to B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.)

B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MHRD/UPSC/AICTE (e.g., AMIE by Institution of Engineers-India, AMIME by the Institute of Civil Engineers-India and so on)

Completed Section A or equivalent of such professional courses

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GATE EE Syllabus 2023

The Syllabus for GATE EE 2023 is really vast but there is a lot to prepare. Know the GATE syllabus in detail so that you understand how to prepare for the GATE EE 2023 exam and where to start. To make you understand better, we have also added the subject wise weightage of marks. Get started with your preparation for GATE EE 2023 and practice test series by downloading the PrepForSure App and enroll now! Get detailed information about the exams here.

The GATE EE 2023 exam paper has been divided into two sections –

GATE EE Exam Pattern 2023

Section 1

General Aptitude (10 Questions)

Section 2

Core Subject (55 Questions)


65 Questions will be asked

GATE EE General Aptitude Syllabus 2023

Quantitative Aptitude – Data interpretation: data graphs (bar graphs, pie charts, and other graphs representing data), 2- and 3-dimensional plots, maps, and tables Numerical computation and estimation: ratios, percentages, powers, exponents and logarithms, permutations and combinations, and series Mensuration and geometry Elementary statistics and probability

  • Analytical Aptitude – Logic: deduction and induction Analogy Numerical relations and reasoning
  • Spatial Aptitude – Transformation of shapes: translation, rotation, scaling, mirroring, assembling, and grouping Paper folding, cutting, and patterns in 2 and 3 dimensions.
  • Verbal Aptitude – Basic English grammar: tenses, articles, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, verb-noun agreement, and other parts of speech Basic vocabulary: words, idioms, and phrases in context Reading and comprehension Narrative sequencing

GATE EE Core Subjects Syllabus 2023

Engineering Mathematics:

  • Linear Algebra: Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors.  
  • Calculus: Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals,  Partial Derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Fourier series, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line integral, Surface integral, Volume integral, Stokes’s theorem, Gauss’s theorem, Divergence theorem, Green’s theorem.  
  • Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy’s equation, Euler’s equation, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial Differential Equations, Method of separation of variables.  
  • Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Cauchy’s integral formula, Taylor series,  Laurent series, Residue theorem, Solution integrals.  
  • Probability and Statistics: Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard  Deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Poisson distribution, Normal distribution,  Binomial distribution, Correlation analysis, Regression analysis.

Electric Circuits

Network elements: ideal voltage and current sources, dependent sources, R, L, C, M elements; Network solution methods: KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis; Network Theorems: Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorem; Transient response of dc and ac networks, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance, two port networks, balanced three phase circuits, star-delta transformation, complex power and power factor in ac circuits.

Electromagnetic Fields

Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’s Law, Divergence, Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Effect of dielectric medium, Capacitance of simple configurations, Biot‐Savart’s law, Ampere’s law, Curl, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magnetomotive force, Reluctance, Magnetic circuits, Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations.

Signals and Systems

Representation of continuous and discrete-time signals, shifting and scaling properties, linear time-invariant and causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous and discrete-time periodic signals, sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform for continuous and discrete-time signals, Laplace Transform and Z transform. R.M.S. value, the average value the calculation for any general periodic waveform.

Electrical Machines

Single-Phase Transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three-phase transformers: connections, vector groups, parallel operation; Auto-transformer, Electromechanical energy conversion principles; DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, speed control of dc motors; Three-phase induction machines: the principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked-rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control; Operating principle of single-phase induction motors; Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance and characteristics, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motors; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric machines

Power Systems

Basic concepts of electrical power generation, ac and dc transmission concepts, Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Economic Load Dispatch (with and without considering transmission losses), Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, Per‐unit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, Gauss- Seidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of over‐ current, differential, directional and distance protection; Circuit breakers, System stability concepts, Equal area criterion.

Control Systems

Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steady‐state analysis of linear time invariant systems, Stability analysis using Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Root loci, Lag, Lead and Lead‐Lag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, Solution of state equations of LTI systems.

Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes, Error analysis.

Analog and Digital Electronics

Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response; oscillators and feedback amplifiers; operational amplifiers: characteristics and applications; single stage active filters, Active Filters: Sallen Key, Butterworth, VCOs and timers, combinatorial and sequential logic circuits, multiplexers, demultiplexers, Schmitt triggers, sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters.

Power Electronics

Static V-I characteristics and firing/gating circuits for Thyristor, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost Converters; Single and three-phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers; Voltage and Current commutated Thyristor based converters; Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters; Magnitude and Phase of line current harmonics for uncontrolled and thyristor based converters; Power factor and Distortion Factor of ac to dc converters; Single-phase and three-phase voltage and current source inverters, sinusoidal pulse width modulation.

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GATE EE Exam Pattern 2023

The GATE Electronics & Communication exam is a computer-based test (CBT) which will have a mix of questions like numerical answer test (NAT) and multiple choice questions (MCQ). The detailed GATE EE exam pattern is discussed below.

GATE EE Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination

Online/ Computer-based Test

Total no. of questions


Maximum Marks


Duration of Exam

3 hours


General Aptitude and Subject Specific

GATE Marking Scheme

Refer to the table below to know the detailed marking scheme of GATE 2023 as per the subjects.



Subject Mark






  • Candidates are asked 65 questions over a duration of 3 hours.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 rd for 1 mark MCQ questions.
  • There is a negative marking of 2/3rd for 2 mark MCQ questions.
  • The GATE exam consists of a total of 100 marks.
  • There is NO negative marking for a wrong answer in MSQ and NAT questions. However, there is NO partial credit also.
  • GA questions carry a total of 15 marks which includes 5 questions of 1 mark and 5 questions of 2 marks each making the total of 15 marks.
  • Question paper will have 25 questions carrying 1-mark each and 3 questions of 2 marks each.

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GATE EE Exam Dates 2023

The GATE EE 2023 exam dates have been released by the authorities. Candidates appearing for the exams must know the important details about the exam dates as It is a great opportunity for candidates. Refer to the table below for more information:

Exam Events


Application start

30th August 2022

Application last date

7th October 2022 (without late fees)

14th October 2022 (with late fees)

Day of exam

5th February 2023

Result date

16th March

GATE EE Admit Card 2023

GATE EE admit card is one of the most important documents. The admit card for GATE EE 2023 will be available for download on 3rd January 2023. The admit card can be downloaded by using the registration number and password. Download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid the last-minute hassles. Candidates could either click on the direct link given below or follow the steps mentioned below to download the GATE Hall Ticket 2023.

Direct Link to Download GATE Admit Card

Note* Link will be activated once the admit card is released.

Step 1: Click the GATE 2023 admit card link.

Step 2: Enter your Registration Number and Password.

Step 3: Admit Card will have your exam center, name photograph, and signature.

Step 4: Candidates must verify the given information before downloading the GATE Admit Card.

Step 5: Candidates must print multiple copies of the admit card for GATE 2023 to avoid discrepancies on the exam day.

Step 6: In case of any discrepancy, you should immediately report the conducting authority.

Step 7: Your GATE Hall Ticket will be displayed on the screen.

Step 8: Take the Printout of GATE Admit Card 2023.

GATE EE Cut Off 2023

GATE will release the cut off marks once the exams are concluded. The board releases the cut off marks along with the results on its official website. Cut-off marks are the minimum amount of marks that the candidates need to attain to move forward in the selection process. Prior information about minimum qualifying marks will help you to know the level in the exam. The table hereunder covers GATE previous years’ cut off. It includes category-wise cutoff marks for EE. Make the subject-wise note of the GATE EE cut off marks to prepare accordingly for the upcoming GATE exam.


Qualifying Marks




GATE EE Cut-Off 2023 30.07 27.6 20.4

GATE EE Cut-Off 2021




GATE EE Cut-Off 2019




GATE Qualifying Cut-Off Vs. Admission Cut Off

There is much of a difference between the GATE qualifying cut-off and the GATE admission cut-off. Candidates often get confused between the two. So, for your ease here we have provided some points that will help you differentiate between the two.

GATE Qualifying Cut Off

GATE Admission Cut Off

Not applicable for admission

Applicable for admission

This is published by the organizing IIT

This is published by the institutes individually

The GATE qualifying cutoff is decided on the basis of performances of the candidates, various categories and the previous cut offs.

The GATE Admission Cut off is decided on the basis of number of applications received, no. of seats available, and the categories of the candidates.

GATE EE Answer Key 2023

The institute conducting the GATE EE 2023 exam will also release GATE EE Exam Solutions 2023 shift-wise on its official website. Candidates can access the GATE Electrical Engineering Answer Key 2023 from the official website of the exam conducting authority. With the help of the answer key candidates can estimate their exam marks. Candidates can see the GATE EE exam score before the GATE EE 2023 result. PrepForSure will provide the downloading link for candidates to download the GATE Electrical Engineering Answer key 2023 as soon as it has been declared by the exam conducting authority.

GATE EE Books for Preparation 2023

Books play an important role in your preparation. So, it's very important to get yourself the best books for GATE EE available. Given below are some of the recommended books by the experts for your reference. You can find many more books online but these are some of them shortlisted just for you. The GATE EE Books will help you learn all the important topics.





Modern Digital and Analog Communications Systems

B.P. Lathi

Signals & Systems

Signals and Systems

Alan V. Oppenheim, AlanS.Willsky, S.Hamid Nawab

Electronic Devices

Semiconductor Physics and Devices

Donald A. Neamen

Electromagnetic Theory

Principles of Electromagnetics

Matthew N. O. Sadiku

Control Systems

Control Systems Engineering

M. Gopal, I. J. Nagrath

Digital Electronics

Digital Design

M. Morris Mano

Analog Circuits

Microelectronic Circuits: Theory and Applications

Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth Carless Smith

Engg. Maths

Higher Engineering Mathematics

B. S. Grewal

Network Theory

Engineering Circuit Analysis

William H. Hayt

GATE EE Preparation Tips 2023

As mentioned above also, the GATE EE exam is a 1 stage only exam that consists of MCQs, MSQs and MAT. The candidates must focus a lot on accuracy level so that there is no scope for a penalty. Here are some useful tips that will help you to get good scores in the GATE 2023 Exam.

  • The first step is to be thorough with the syllabus and exam pattern This will help you know what all the exam covers and what all you need to work upon.
  • Don’t forget to make GATE study notes and highlight all that seems important to you so that you can go through them at odd hours as well as before the exam date. This would also be helpful before the exam as you could easily skim over what all you had studied till then instead of going through the whole fatso book.
  • Time Management – Time Management for GATE EE plays an important role in the preparation of the exam. GATE applicants should make effective use of each minute. An appropriate time division for the syllabus, the practice of sample papers, and the last-minute planning should be planned in such a way that the applicant doesn’t forget anything till completing the exam
  • Practise as many mocks as you can. Don’t forget to give one mock test every day. This not only helps you to cover the good questions but also gives you knowledge about what types of questions are being asked in the exam. Mocks would also help in reducing your exam fear. Gradually your confidence level would be good and you will be able to handle time properly while attempting your exam. Also, while solving mocks you will be able to point out your weak subjects and topics and so, you can work hard on them in particular. To get started with your preparation for GATE EE 2023, attempt the GATE EE test series now.

GATE EE Result 2023

 The GATE result for EE will be released. The selection will be based on the merit obtained in the CBT examination depending upon the category of the candidate. It will have a qualifying cut off that candidates should be aware of.

Step 1: Go to the link mentioned and log in with your credentials i.e. registration ID and password.

Step 2: Download your scorecard and print it for future reference

Step 3: You can alternatively log on to the official website for the same.

We hope that you found this article on the GATE EE Exam 2023 useful and informative. We have provided the candidates with in-depth details of the exam. You can also reach out to us in case of any doubts or queries. Candidates can also start preparing for all types of Government exams and get quicker access to any required information through our PrepForSure Application.