GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)

GCET 2024 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 admission into various UG courses. The University has more than 440 partnered Institutes and 15 perceived Institutions. GCET 2024 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 2024 Notification

GCET 2024 Notification has been released now. The application form will be released on May 2024.

GCET 2024 Exam Date 

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form releases 1st week of March 2024
Last date of application form 2nd week of April 2024
Last date to apply with late fee 3rd week of April 2024
Admit card 1st week of May 2024
Exam date 2nd week of  May 2024
Answer Key 3rd week of May 2024
Announcement of Result 1st week of June 2024
Counselling starts  3rd week of June 2024

 GCET 2024 Application FormThe application form for GCET 2024 is likely to be available in May 2024. There are two sets of Forms A and Form B associated with GCET 2024 admission. Candidates need to fill out only Form A to sit in the entrance examination. If a candidate qualifies for the entrance examination, the candidate has to fill out Form B, as it is meant for the counseling round.How to fill GCET 2024 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, and 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 the 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:Chairman,Admission Committee,Directorate of Technical Education,Porvorim, Goa 403521GCET 2024 Eligibility CriteriaThe minimum basic GCET eligibility criteria are as mentioned below:Age limit:The age of candidates seeking admission in the area ofHomeopathy, Ayurveda, allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, and Nursing courses must have been completed by the age of 17 years as on 31 December of the admission year.There will be no lower and upper age limit restriction for admission in Architecture, Pharmacy, and Engineering courses.Nationality:Only Indian nationals can apply.Non-resident Indians or NRI with a valid passport can also apply under the seat reserved for the NRI category.The Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card holders are also eligible for admission to seats under the NRI category.GCET 2024 Exam PatternThe exam pattern of GCET (Goa CET) 2024 isn’t yet released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa. Going by previous years’ trends, GCET 2024 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 2024


Marking scheme

No negative marking

GCET 2024 SyllabusThe syllabus of GCET 2024 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.Mathematics

  • 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 2024 Admit CardThe admit card of GCET 2024will be issued in offline mode tentatively in the fourth week of May 2024. 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 authorityHow to get the admit card for GCET 2024:

  • Go to the official website of GCET 2024.
  • 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 2024 ResultThe result of GCET 2024 will be published tentatively in June 2024. The merit list of GCET 2024 will be published based on the GCET result 2024 and candidates will be invited for counseling. Candidates will be called for counseling based on their GCET 2024 merit list, with higher-ranked candidates called first.How to check the result for GCET 2024?

  • 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 2024 Counselling The counseling of GCET 2024 will be conducted in offline mode. The counseling process will start most probably in the month of June/July 2024. Shortlisted candidates will have to fill out Form B to sit to participate in counseling of GCET 2024. Two rounds of counseling will be held initially, followed by additional rounds if required. Candidates are required to bring along the originals of all relevant documents and photocopies for verification to the counseling venue.For the GCET counseling, the candidates should bring:

  • Date of Birth Proof
  • GCET 2024 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 2024 Preparation Tips

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