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GCET Overview

GCET Exam Notification, Application Form availability

GCET exam dates for the year have been revised and the application form date postponed. It is a state-level exam and offers a huge range of professional degree programs. Applicants will take admission based on obtained marks in the GCET entrance exam. After clear the GCET exam, students can get admission to BHMS, BDS, MBBS, BAMS (Ayurveda), Allied Health Science (Paramedical), B.Sc nursing, and many other popular courses. If you want to apply in GCET exam then must know the detail about application form, exam dates, application fee, eligibility criteria of the exam, etc.

GCET Exam Highlights



Name of the exam

GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)

Conducted by

DTE (Directorate of technical education)

Type of exam

State level

Official website


Mode of application form


Mode of the exam

Offline (Pen and paper based)

Duration of the exam

Two hours (Physics, mathematics, chemistry)

Frequency of the exam

Once in a year

Reservation of seats

According to Goa Regulations

GCET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria may differ for every course. Applicants who are appearing or already passed an intermediate or equivalent exam can apply for this exam. The eligibility criteria for every course are listed below:

  • For Engineering Course- applicants should have passed the intermediate or equivalent exam from the recognized board with Mathematics/ Physics/ English as mandatory subjects and anyone following subject in Computer science/ Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology with 45% marks for general category candidates and 40% for ST/ PH/ SC candidates.
  • For BHMS and AHS Course- Applicants must have to pass intermediate or equivalent exam with Biology, Physics, and Chemistry subjects with at least 50% marks (for general category candidates) and 40% marks for PH/ SC/ ST candidates.
  • For B. Sc Nursing Course- Applicants should have an intermediate degree with English, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology with 45% aggregate marks for the general category and 40% marks for reserved category candidates.
  • For B. Pharm Course- Candidates must have to clear the intermediate or equivalent exam with Chemistry, Physics, and English as compulsory subjects.
  • For B. Arch Course- Applicants should have to clear the intermediate or equivalent examination with mathematics subject with 50% marks for general category candidates and 45% for reserved categories.

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GCET Important Dates

Exam events

Important dates

(GCET) official website

20, June 2021

Starting date of application form

To be notified soon

Last dateof application form

To be notified soon

Last date to pay application fee without late fee

To be notified soon

Last date to pay application fee with late fee

To be notified soon

Releasing date of admit card

To be notified soon

GCET Exam Date of for Physics

27, July and 28, July 2021

GCET Exam Date of for Chemistry

27 and 28 July 2021

GCET Exam Date of for Mathematics

27 and 28 July 2021

Result Declaration

To be announced soon

GCET Application Form

  • Applicants can fill their application form through offline mode
  • Candidate can fill their application form from June
  • Applicants can download, the application form from the GCET official website
  • The last date to submit the application form till the second week of July

GCET Application Fee

  • Applicants will need to submit application fee in the form of (DD) Demand Draft, but make sure the DD must be in favor of the Director of technical education at Panaji in Goa
  • The application fee for all category candidates will be Rupees 2000

GCET Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Exam Pattern: GCET Exam

The exam pattern of GCET exam is given below:

  • The mode of the will be organized through offline mode
  • There are multiple-choice questions available in the exam
  • There are 75 questions available in the question paper
  • For every correct answer, Applicants will get 1 mark


Minimum Marks

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 Syllabus of GCET Exam

The syllabus of the GCET entrance exam is prescribed by the GOA board of secondary higher education. Applicants must have intermediate examinations with Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics as mandatory subjects. The subject wise topics are as follows:

  • Physics- Electrostatics and Current electricity, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Atoms and nuclei, Optics, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Electronic devices and Communication systems, Electromagnetic waves.
  • Chemistry- Coordination compounds, General principles and processes of isolation of elements, Coordination compounds, Electrochemistry, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Alcohols, phenols and ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones, and carboxylic acids, Bio-molecules, Solutions, etc.
  • Mathematics- Vectors and three-dimensional geometry, Relations and Functions, Algebra, Linear programming, Probability, Calculus.

GCET Admit Card

Only those candidates will able to get their admit card whose have successfully submitted their application form. Don’t forget to carry your admit card before entering the examination hall. Applicants must have to bring the original copy of their to admit card and one ID proof with Photograph.

Exam Centers of GCET exam

The exam centers of the GCET entrance exam are as follows:

  1. Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science, TiswadiKujira
  2. Fr. Angel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School, Verna
  3. Deep Vihar High School, Vasco
  4. A.J.D Almeida High School, Ponda I
  5. V. Ms. Smt. N. J Aguiar Higher Secondary School, Ponda
  6. Vidya Prabhodini Higher Secondary School, Porvorim
  7. Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sanquelim
  8. BBSS Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School, Dharbandora
  9. DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School, Assagao
  10. Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School, Curchorem
  11. Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School, Mapusa

GCET Result

Applicants will able to see their results either on the official website or on the notice board at DTE. The result will be based on the candidate’s performance in the exam. Make sure, based on the candidate’s scorecard the merit list will be prepared.

Cut off of GCET Exam

The GCET entrance exam cut-off will depend on multiple factors like the previous year’s cut-off, the difficulty level of the exam, the number of vacancies in the exam, exam pattern, the number of seats, and many other factors.

College Accepting GCET score

There are 5 participating colleges of the GCET exam.

  • Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda
  • Goa Engineering College, Farmagudi
  • Shree Rameshwar Institute of E. and information technology, GOA
  • PardeConceicao College of Engg, Verna
  • Agnel Institute Of Technology and Design

Counselling Process of GCET exam

Applicants need to fill the GCET application form for the counseling process and fill in the below details:

  • Registration number of GCET exam
  • Unique ID provided to the candidates
  • The category of students
  • Gender
  • 10 and 12th educational details
  • Contact number
  • GCET Marks


Ques. What is the exam duration of the GCET Exam?

Ans:- The exam duration will be two hours and will be done through offline mode.

Ques. From where a candidate can get the application form for GCET ?

Ans:- The application form will be available on the official website from 20, June 2021.

Ques. What is the validity of the GCET exam score?

Ans:- The scorecard of the GCET exam valid for only one year.

Ques. How many total numbers questions will be asked in the GCET question paper?

Ans:- The total number of questions will be 225 where each section contains 75 questions from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry.

Ques. Can a candidate pay their application fee through online mode?

Ans:- No, applicants only can pay their application through Demand Draft via offline mode.

Ques. Can NRI applicants appear in the GCET exam ?

Ans:- Yes, NRI candidates with Indian passports can apply for the GCET exam.

Ques. What is the medium of the question paper?

Ans:- The question paper available only in the English language.

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