GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

GCET 2021 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 2021 is anticipated by directed for the admissions into Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Allied Health Sciences, and B.Sc. in nursing.

The University additionally runs sectorial / particular projects in Port Management, Nano Technology, and Tissue Culture. GTU likewise leads specific workshops to build up the resources in view of the holes distinguished amid perceptions. You are encouraged to take after the critical dates, an arrival of the application shape, the method to apply, concede card downloading, result and directing for effectively applying for the exam.

GCET 2021 Notification

GCET 2021 Notification has been released now. The application form will be released on 4th week of March 2021.

GCET 2021 Exam Date 



Release of GCET application form

May 10, 2021

Commencement of submission of GCET 2021 application form

May 17, 2021

Last date to submit application

May 22, 2021

Availability of GCET admit card

To be notified

GCET 2021

June 15 and 16, 2021 (New Dates)

GCET 2021 Application Form

The application form of GCET 2021 is likely be available in the 4th week of March 2021. There are two sets of Forms A and Form B associated with GCET 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of GCET (Goa CET) 2021 isn’t yet released by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa. Going by previous years’ trends, GCET 2021 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 2021


Marking scheme

No negative marking

GCET 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of GCET 2021 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 2021 Admit Card

The admit card of GCET 2021will be issued in offline mode tentatively in the fourth week of May 2021. 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 2021:

  • Go to the official website of GCET 2021.
  • 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 2021 Result

The result of GCET 2021 will be published tentatively in June, 2021. The merit list of GCET 2021 will be published based on the GCET result 2021 and candidates will be invited for counselling. Candidates will be called for counselling based on their GCET 2021 merit list, with higher ranked candidates called first.

How to check the result for GCET 2021?

  • 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 2021 Counselling

The counselling of GCET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode. The counselling process will start most probably in the month of June/July, 2021. Shortlisted candidates will have to to fill Form B to sit to participate in counselling of GCET 2021. 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 2021 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 2021 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.