GCET or Goa Common Entrance Test 2018 examination date has been now released. GCET 2018 will be held on 8th May (Physics and Chemistry) and 9th May (Mathematics) 2018. GCET is a state-level entrance examination conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, Goa every year. The examinations is conducted for admission in to Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Homeopathy, Nursing, Architecture and other professional courses in the state of Goa. Candidates should note that admission in to MBBS, BDS and Degree in Architecture courses will be through NEET and NATA 2018 respectively.
GCET 2018 - Important Dates
|GCET 2018 Notification||November 2017 (Last Week)|
|Application Form Availability||March 2018 (Last Week)|
|Last Date to Submit Application Form||April 2018 (Last Week)|
|GCET 2018 Examination Date||8th and 9th May 2018|
|GCET 2018 Result||June 2018 (First Week)|
GCET 2018 Examination Details
GCET examination is based on 11th and 12th standard syllabus of Goa state. The examination covers 4 subjects or topics namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. The examination will consist of 75 multiple-choice, objective type questions from each subject valued at 1 mark each. Time duration for the GCET examination is 2 hours and there is no negative marking.
|Subject||No. of Question||Marks|
GCET 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Engineering - Candidates should have completed 10+2 with English, Mathematics and Physics as subjects from a recognised university or institution and should have scored a minimum of 45% marks for general category students and 40% marks for reserved category students.
BHMS and AHS - Candidates should have completed 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects from a recognised university or institution and should have scored a minimum of 50% marks for general category students and 45% marks for reserved category students.
B Pharma - Candidates should have completed 10+2 with English, Physics and Chemistry as subjects from a recognized university or institution.
B Sc Nursing - Candidates should have completed 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects from a recognised university or institution and should have scored a minimum of 45% marks for general category students and 40% marks for reserved category students.
Candidates should be a citizen of India; NRI, OCI and PIO candidates can apply under the NRI quota
For some courses, there is a minimum age limit of 17 years that the candidates should have attained as or on 31st December
GCET 2018 Step by Step Application Procedure
Aspiring candidate will first have to procure the application forms either by downloading them online from the official website or Directorate of Technical Education or they can procure it offline from the Application Reception centre.
Candidate will receive Application Form A and Form B along with Photo Admit card in the prospectus. They need to fill only Application Form A by providing all required personal and educational details. Application Form B will have to be submitted after the entrance examination.
Candidate will submit the filled Application Form A in person at any of the two below mentioned GCET application form receiving centres.
- Ravindra Bhavan, Margao in South Goa District
- Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim in North Goa District
GCET 2018 Centres: Tiswadi Cujira (Bambolim), Panaji, Verna, Navelim, Vasco, Mapusa, Ponda 1, Ponda (Farmagudi), Bicholim, Curchorem, Porvorim, Assagao, Sanquelim, Cuncolim and Dharbandora.