GATE 2022 Paper Codes: Names of Subjects & Their Paper Codes

Hi readers! This post will be of help to GATE aspirants from across India! Here, I’ve listed down paper codes of all subjects. If you are planning to appear for GATE 2022, you must be knowledgeable about relevant paper code. It will come handy while applying for the exam.

GATE 2021 Paper Codes

GATE exam is very popular among Engineering graduates. This is due to the fact that this exam can help Engineering graduates in many ways. For example, it can help them in –

  • Securing admission into IITs, NITs and other reputed Engineering Colleges for M.E. or M.Tech.
  • Enter the R&D sector.
  • Secure a job in reputed PSUs.


In this article, we will focus on Paper codes. Why paper codes, you may ask. GATE examination consists of 23 subjects! A candidate must choose one subject. It is better to choose a relevant subject. But at the end of the day, a candidate is eligible to choose any subject that he/she wants.


Each subject has a paper code associated with it. It is used to identify the subject easily. While filling up the application form (online), a candidate has to highlight his/her chosen subject through the paper code!


This is why you mus be aware of the relevant paper codes! After reading this post, you will be able to identify relevant paper code and use it in the future!


Here are paper codes for GATE 2022 –


GATE 2022 Paper Codes

Sr NoGATE paperPaper code
1Aerospace EngineeringAE
2Agricultural EngineeringAG
3Architecture and PlanningAR
5Civil EngineeringCE
6Chemical EngineeringCH
7Computer Science and Information TechnologyCS
9Electronics and Communication EngineeringEC
10Electrical EngineeringEE
11Ecology and EvolutionEY
12Geology and GeophysicsGG
13Instrumentation EngineeringIN
15Mechanical EngineeringME
16Mining EngineeringMN
17Metallurgical EngineeringMT
18Petroleum EngineeringPE
20Production and Industrial EngineeringPI
21Textile Engineering and Fibre ScienceTF
22Engineering SciencesXE
23Life SciencesXL


Before finishing the post, let me provide you an overview of the examination. Here it is –

Exam Conducted by:IIT Bombay
Mode of examination:Online
Total subjects:23
Total Marks:100
Number of Questions:65
Duration:3 hours
Types of Questions:MCQs and Numerical Type Questions
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