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GCET

Goa common Entrance Test 2021

Form Date: 21 Mar - 21 Apr 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 21 Mar - 21 Apr 2021

GCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa (DTE, Goa)
  • Courses:B.Tech, MBBS, BPMT, B.PHARM, B.Arch
  • Streams:Engineering, Medical, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Architecture

GCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - November 23 2020 by Khusboo

GCET 2021 application form will be released in the 4th week of March 2021. GCET 2021 or Goa Common Entrance Test is a state-level entrance exam which is conducted for various professional degree programmes. The admission will be offered based on marks obtained in the entrance exam. Candidates will able to get admission in the state government/aided engineering colleges of Goa state. Candidate must read the below-given article to know more about GCET 2021 like eligibility criteria, application form, etc.

Latest Update:

  • GCET 2020 final allotment list has been released now. Candidate can check the merit list by clicking on the link here--> GCET 2020 Final allotment list

GCET 2021 Important Dates

GCET 2021 important dates can be checked below in the given table:
GCET 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)
EventsDates 
Prospectus upload4th week of February 2021
Application Form releases4th week of March 2021
Last date to submit application form at the application centre (without late fee)4th week of March 2021
Last date to submit application form at DTE (with late fee of Rs. 1500/-)4th week of April 2021
Admit card availability4th week of March to 4th week of April 2021
GCET 2021 Exam Date1st week of May 2021 
Result declaration3rd week of May 2021
Counselling process4th week of May 2021

GCET 2021 Application form

Directorate of Technical Education, Goa will release the GCET application form 2021 application form dates soon. Candidates can check the basic information regarding registrations from below:
  • Candidates are advised to read all the guidelines before applying and make sure not to fill in the wrong details.
  • Candidates have to download the application form and take a printout of it.
  • The GCET application form has to be filled in the candidate’s handwriting.
  • The filled-in application form has to be submitted at the specified locations in person.
  • Payment must be made in the GCET form 2020 of a demand draft in the favour of “Director of Technical Education”. This must be submitted along with three identical photographs of the candidate and the printout of your duly filled application form A GCET-2020 in person at the notified Application Reception Centre at the location you have opted.
  • The candidate is advised to take out the print of the registration form for further process. 

GCET 2021 Application Fee

Applicants can check fee details below in the given table:

GCET 2021 Registration Fee
CategoriesFee
For all category candidatesRs 3500/-
Late fee Rs 1500/-

The application fees will be accepted in the form of demand draft at the HDFC bank. Fee once deposited will not be refunded.

GCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to follow certain norms related to eligibility. Thus, read the below points to know the GCET 2021eligibility criteria:
Nationality:
  • Firstly, all Indian Nationals can apply for GCET 2021.
  • NRI candidates holding Indian Passport can also apply.
  • Also, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible to apply.
Age Limit
  • There is no Age limit for admissions in engineering courses.
Educational qualification:
  • An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the H.S.S.C. examination of Goa Board.
Minimum Marks in Qualifying Examination:
For MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS & AHS
  • Candidate must have passed their Higher Secondary Certificate(12 class) examination of Goa
    Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English and secured a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology took together.
  • 40% for the applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC only and 45% for applicants belonging to PH category, for MBBS and BDS Course.  
B.Sc. in Nursing
  • Candidate must have passed  the HSSC (qualifying exam) in subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, and obtained a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology for General Category,
  • 40% aggregate marks in subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology for candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC category. 
First Year B.E.
  • The aspirant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (12 class) examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science /Biology
  • They just secured a minimum of  45% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics & Mathematics with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology. (40% for the applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC only). 
First Year B. Pharm.
  • The candidate must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2) Examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/Biology subjects. 
First Year B.Arch.:
  • Council of Architecture has notified amended regulations related to minimum standards of
    Architectural Education, to come into force from the academic year 2020-21, specifying that:
    “No Candidate will be admitted to Architecture course unless they have passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+ 3 Diploma.
  • Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.”
  • No direct lateral admission is allowed at any other year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification.
 Kashmiri Migrants Only in Engineering Courses:
  • The aspirant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2) examination or its equivalent examination with English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology and secured not less than 45% marks in the subjects of Physics & Mathematics with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology.

GCET 2021 Exam Pattern

GCET 2021 Exam Pattern should be known to each candidate who is willing to apply:
  • There will be 3 papers (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).
  • 2 hours is the duration of each paper.
  • MCQ type questions will be asked.
  • +1 mark will be awarded to the candidates for the correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • The mode of the examination will be Offline.
Paper
Number of Questions
Total Marks
Physics
75
75
Chemistry
75
75
Mathematics
75
75

GCET 2021 Syllabus

GCET 2021 syllabus will be based on the syllabus prescribed by the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education.  The syllabus will be set from Standard 12th (Science) examination for the current year. The subjects that will be included in the GCET syllabus are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
 Physics
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p-Block Elements
  • d and f – Block elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
Mathematics
  • Relations and Functions
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Vector and 3D Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability

GCET 2021 Admit Card

All the candidates who will successfully fill the application form will be able to obtain their GCET 2021 Admit Card from the application reception centre.
  • Secondly, candidates must note that the admit card will not be available in online mode for downloading. 
  • Moreover, it is mandatory to bring the admit card on the exam day at the test centre to verify the candidate. 
  • However, no candidate will be allowed to appear for the entrance test if they don’t have a valid admit card.

GCET 2021 Test Centre

Given below the list of Goa Common Entrance Test 2021:

1 Tiswadi Cujira(Bambolim)
2 Panaji 
3 Verna 
4 Navelim 
5 Vasco 
6 Mapusa
7 Ponda-1 
8 Ponda(Farmagudi) 
9 Bicholim 
10 Curchorem 
11 Porvorim 
12 Assagao 
13 Sanquelim 
14 Cuncolim 
15 Dharbandora

 GCET 2021 Result 

GCET result 2021 will be available on the website and Notice Board at DTE.  It will be released in the third week of May 2021. 
  • Any change in the schedule of publication of result will be notified in designated newspapers. No individual scorecard will be provided to the candidates.
  • The authority will also release the answer key before the declaration of result. 
  • Candidates can check it through online mode. 
  • A separate merit list will be prepared for each course. 
  • Based on this merit list candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling rounds.

GCET 2021 Merit List

GCET 2021 merit List of the eligible applicant (as per the provisions of the previous year prospectus), for admissions to various courses, will be prepared as follows:

For MBBS,BDS, BHMS(Homeopathy),BAMS(Ayurveda),AHS,B.V.Sc.&A.H. & NURSING
Merit List of admissions for these courses will be prepared based on applicant’s performance at NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) 2020 conducted by NTA, using NEET UG-2020 AIR (All India Rank/ Percentile/ Score Card) issued, as applicable.
  • For these courses, eligibility and merit list criteria specified by the respective regulatory authority will be applicable. 
For Bachelor of Engineering 
  • The merit list for B.E will be based on aggregate marks of GCET–2020 in the subjects of Physics and Mathematics.
     
For Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • The merit list for B.Pharma will be based on aggregate marks scored at GCET-2020 in the subjects
    of Physics and Chemistry.

 For Bachelor of Architecture
  • The merit list for B.Arch will be based on an aggregate of marks obtained in NATA and the aggregate marks obtained at the qualifying examination (HSSC), added in the ratio of 1:1 i.e with 50% weightage each for NATA score, and aggregate marks in the subjects of the qualifying examination.

GCET 2021 Tie Breaker Rule 

For Bachelor of Engineering 

In case the marks of two or more candidates are equal, an applicant with more marks in GCET-2021 Mathematics shall be placed higher in the merit list.

  • In case the marks in Mathematics are also equal, an applicant with more marks in
    GCET-2020 Chemistry will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • In case the marks in GCET-2020 in Chemistry are also equal, an applicant with more aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics at the qualifying examination (10+2) will be placed higher in the merit list. In case of a tie at this stage, applicant scoring more marks in Mathematics at the qualifying examination (10+2) will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • If all the above are also equal, then the applicant with an earlier date of birth will be placed higher in the order of merit.
For Bachelor of Pharmacy

In case the above marks of two or more applicants are equal, an applicant with more marks in GCET-2021 Chemistry will be placed higher in the merit list.

  • In case the marks in GCET-2021 in Chemistry are also equal, an applicant with more aggregate marks in Physics and Chemistry at the qualifying examination (10+2) will be placed higher in the merit list. In case of a tie at this stage, applicant scoring more marks in Chemistry at the qualifying examination (10+2) will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • If all the above are also equal, then the candidate with the earlier date of birth will be placed higher in the order of merit.
For Bachelor of Architecture

In case the above-combined marks are equal, an applicant with higher NATA marks will be placed higher in order of merit.

  • If the NATA marks are also equal, then applicant with higher marks in Mathematics will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • If the above marks are also equal, then the applicant with the earlier date of birth will be placed higher in the merit list.

GCET 2021 Counselling 

After the declaration of result, the authority will release the admission form for participating in GCET 2021 counselling.  
  • The counselling will be conducted through offline mode.
  • After each round of the counselling, the authority will publish the names of the selected candidates for admission in the admission list. Candidates have to report the allotted college along with all required original documents after the seat allotment.

 GCET 2021 Highlights

Given below are the major points of GCET 2021:

Exam Name

Goa Common Entrance Test

Acronym

GCET 

Conducting Body

Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Goa

Exam Level

State Level

Admission Centres

Directorate of Technical Education, Alto-Porvorim, Goa

Exam Mode

Offline

GCET 2021 Official Website

https://dte.goa.gov.in/

Stay connected for more update about GCET 2021 at Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Goa

Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Goa

The Government of Goa in 1986 created Directorate of Technical Education to:- 

  • Facilitate new Technical Education Institutions and Courses in the State of Goa.
  • Facilitate Technical Education through Board of Technical Education in the State of Goa.
  • Facilitate Centralized Admission to Technical and Professional Institutes to the students of the State of Goa.
  • Prepare Budget, Distribute funds for Technical Education in the State.
  • Facilitate, Manage and Control Technical Education and Institutes in the State of Goa through rules and regulations of the statutory bodies like AICTE, PCI, COA, etc., as approved by the State Government.
  • Management of Human Resource of Technical Educational Institutions (Faculty in Group A & B).
  • Management of Human Resource of Directorate of Technical Education (Group A, B, C, & D).

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GCET Important Dates

TitleDates
GOA CET 2020 Form Date21 Mar - 21 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
GOA CET 2020 Exam Date01 May - 07 May 2021 (Tentative)

Goa common Entrance Test 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:

300

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

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NOTE:No Negative Marking

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Physics75175
2Chemistry75175
3Mathematics75175
4English75175
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Instructions:The Exam will be held on May 7,2021 and it will be held in two parts. First part (Physics) 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Second will be 14:00 pm to 16:00 pm.

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Form Start Date:

21 Mar 2021

Form End Date:

21 Apr 2021

The forms will open on 21 Mar 2021

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01 May - 07 May 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 2,000

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