GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)



Tuesday, May 8, 2018

GCET 2018 Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result and Counselling

Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) which is directed by the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa. GCET is the State level entrance examination conducted every year to get admissions into various UG courses. The University has more than 440 partnered Institutes and 15 perceived Institutions. GCET 2018 is anticipated by directed for the admissions into Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Allied Health Sciences, and B.Sc. in nursing.

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GCET 2018 Notification

GCET 2018 Notification has been released now. The application form will be released on 2nd April 2018.

GCET 2018 Exam Date 

Event Name


Start date for submission of application form (Form A)

2nd April, 2018

Deadline to submit application form

7th April, 2018

Admit Card availability

27th April, 2018

GCET 2018

May 8-9, 2018

Declaration of result

16th May, 2018

GCET 2018 Application Form

The application form of GCET 2018 is likely be available in the third week of March 2018. There are two sets of Forms A and Form B associated with GCET 2018 admission. Candidates need to fill only Form A to sit in the entrance examination. If a candidate qualifies in the entrance examination, only then the candidate has to fill Form B, as it is meant for counselling round.

How to fill GCET 2018 application form

  • Download the application form (Form A) and print it on a good quality A4 size bond paper
  • Candidates fill in fields like personal, academic, category-related details
  • Affix a recent photograph in the allotted slot. Also, enclose two additional photographs with the form
  • The name of the candidate should be in Capital letters while the date of birth should be the same as mentioned in Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) certificate.
  • Enter postal code and address
  • Pay the application fee through demand draft (DD)

After filling in all necessary details, enclose the form in an envelope along with the DD and send it to the following address:


Admission Committee,

Directorate of Technical Education,

Porvorim, Goa 403521

GCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum basic GCET eligibility criteria are as mentioned below:

Age limit:

The age of candidates seeking admission in the area of

Homeopathy, Ayurveda, allied Health Sciences, Dentistry and Nursing courses must have completed the age of 17 years as on 31 December of the admission year.

There will be no restriction on the lower and upper age limit for admission in Architecture, Pharmacy and Engineering courses.


Only Indian nationals can apply.

Non-resident Indians or NRI with valid passport can also apply under seat reserved for NRI category.

The Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card holders are also eligible for admissions to seats under NRI category.

GCET 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of GCET (Goa CET) 2018 isn’t yet released by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa. Going by previous years’ trends, GCET 2018 is likely to be pen/pencil and paper based test.



Exam Mode


Duration of Exam

Each subject will be held separately and will be of 2 hours duration.

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics            

Total number of questions per subject


Marks alloted per paper


Total Marks of GCET 2018


Marking scheme

No negative marking

GCET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of GCET 2018 will be released by the exam conducting authority and will contain details about the topics and sub-topics that will be covered in the entrance examination.


  • Relations and functions
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
  • Linear programming
  • Probability


  • Electrostatics
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Atoms and nuclei
  • Electronic devices
  • Communication systems


  • 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
  • Bio-molecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in everyday life

GCET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of GCET 2018 will be issued in offline mode tentatively in the first week of April 2018. The admit card will carry vital information about the candidate and the exam, like details about the exam centre, exam date and time, and instructions to be followed on exam day. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate must immediately get in touch with the admission authority

How to get the admit card for GCET 2018:

  • Go to the official website of GCET 2018.
  • Click on the link provided to access the admit card.
  • Fill in the required details such as name, mail ID, phone number, and state.
  • Click on submit.

GCET 2018 Result

The result of GCET 2018 will be published tentatively in May, 2018. The merit list of GCET 2018 will be published based on the GCET result 2018 and candidates will be invited for counselling. Candidates will be called for counselling based on their GCET 2018 merit list, with higher ranked candidates called first.

How to check the result for GCET 2018?

  • Log on to the official website of GCET.
  • Fill in your roll no and date of birth.
  • Click Submit and check your GCET result.

GCET 2018 Counselling

The counselling of GCET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode. The counselling process will start most probably in the month of June/July, 2018. Shortlisted candidates will have to to fill Form B to sit to participate in counselling of GCET 2018. Two rounds of counselling will be held initially, followed by additional rounds if required. Candidates are required to bring along originals of all relevant documents and photocopies for verification to the counselling venue.

For the GCET counselling, the candidates should bring:

  • Date of Birth Proof
  • GCET 2018 Admit Card
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Class X Mark Sheet
  • Class X Certificate
  • Class XII Mark Sheet
  • Class XII Passing Certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Residence Proof
  • Documents to claim relaxation in the period of residence (if applicable)
  • Family income certificate (or tuition fee waiver)
  • Certificate of eligibility from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa Board)

GCET 2018 Preparation tips

  • Solve easy questions first to save time
  • Focus on weak subject and practice hard.
  • Make study notes and revise them time to time.
  • Stay up to date and solve previous year exam to know the type of questions.
  • Download information brochure and reach about exam pattern and syllabus.
  • As there is no negative marking, candidate should attempt whole paper.