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GCET 2018 | Goa CET 2018 Notification – dates, application

Goa Common Entrance Test 2018

GCET 2018 - Admissions to Professional Degree Courses MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.E., B.Pharm, B.Arch., AHS & B. Sc. Nursing in the State of Goa for the academic year 2018-19 are required to appear and qualify at NEET UG-2018 (National Entrance cum Eligibility Test) to be conducted by CBSE.


GCET 2018 will be held on 08th & 09th May 2018. It is a State Level Entrance Exam which is organized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Goa. Under Goa CET 2018 the exam for Physics and Chemistry will be held on 08th May 2018. The paper for Mathematics will be held on 09th May 2018


Goa GCET 2018 Details

  • All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Professional Degree Courses in MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.E., B.Pharm, B.Arch., AHS & B.Sc. Nursing in the colleges within the State of Goa during the academic session 2018-19, must appear and have a valid score in NEET UG-2018, and should fulfil other eligibility criteria for admission as given in this prospectus. Merit list for these courses shall be based only on NEET UG-2018 scores.
  • All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Professional Degree Courses in Engineering and Pharmacy, in the Colleges within the State of Goa (except GOI) during the academic session 2018-19, must appear and have a valid score in GCET-18 and should fulfill other eligibility criteria. Merit list for these courses shall be based only on the GCET-18 score.
  • All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Degree Courses in Architecture must appear and have a valid score in National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA-2018), conducted by Council of Architecture, and should fulfill other eligibility criteria for admission, as notified by Council of Architecture.

 

Courses Offered

  • For admission to the first year of Professional Degree Courses session 2018-2019 in
  • Medicine (M.B.B.S.)
  • Dentistry (B.D.S.)
  • Engineering (B.E.)
  • Pharmacy (B. Pharm)
  • Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • Homoeopathy (B.H.M.S.)
  • Ayurveda (B.A.M.S.)
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • (B.P.T., B.O.T., B.Opt., B.Sc.M.I.T., B.Sc.A.T.)
  • B.Sc. in Nursing

 

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Important Dates

Announcement of Dates of GCET 2018: 30th November 2017

Start Date of downloading Prospectus from Website: 31st March 2018

Start of Receiving Forms for GCET: 02nd April 2018

Last Date for Receiving Applications & Issue of Admit Cards: 07th April 2018

Last Date for Receiving Applications & Issue of Admit Cards (with additional Late Fees of Rs.1500/-): 27th April 2018

Date of GCET 2018: 08th May & 09th May 2018

Result declaration expected dates: 03rd May 2018

Start of receiving of Application Forms for Admission (FORM A/B/C) at notified location: 17th May 2018

Last Date for Receiving Forms for Admission (FORM A/B/C) at notified location: 25th May 2018

Display of Eligibility List at Admission Centre: 06th June 2018

Last date for compliance with deficiencies in eligibility: 08th June 2018

Display of Provisional Merit List at Admission Centre: 13th June 2018

Display of Final Merit List at Admission Centre: 15th June 2018

01st Round of Admission: 18th to 22nd June 2018

02nd Round of Admission: 12th to 18th July 2018

03rd Round of Admission: 09th to 13th August 2018

 

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GCET 2018 Entrance Exam Schedule:

  • Physics: 08th May 2018 (Tuesday, 10.00 to 12.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Chemistry: 08th May 2018 (Tuesday, 14.00 to 16.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Mathematics: 09th May 2018 (Wednesday, 10.00 to 12.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs

Courses of Study and Seats

  • M.B.B.S.Duration: 5½; Seats - 150
  • B.D.S. Duration: 5; Seats - 40 GDC
  • B.E (Information Technology) - Duration: 4 Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E (Information Technology) - Duration: 4 Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E (Information Technology) - Duration: 4 Seats - 60+3
  • B.E. (Computer) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E. (Computer) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Computer) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Computer) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Computer) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Electronics & Telecom.) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E. (Electronics & Telecom.) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Electronics & Telecom.) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Electronics & Telecom.) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E.(Electronics & Communi.) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Electrical & Electronics) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E. (Mechanical) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E. (Mechanical) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Mechanical) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Mechanical) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B.E. (Civil) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3*+9(3)
  • B.E. (Civil) - Duration: 4; Seats - 60+3
  • B.E. (Mining) - Duration: 4; Seats - 30+2*+5(2)
  • B. Pharm. 4; Seats - 60+3
  • B. Pharm. 4; Seats - 60 +3
  • B. Arch. Duration: 5; Seats - 40 GCA
  • B.H.M.S. Duration: 5 ½; Seats - 50
  • B.A.M.S 5 ½ 60 GAMRC
  • B.Sc. in Nursing - Duration: 4(includes internship); Seats -100
  • B.Sc. in Nursing - Duration: 4(includes internship); 50
  • BPT(Bachelor of Physiotherapy) - Duration: 4 ½ (includes 6 months internship); Seats - 20
  • BOT- Duration: 4 ½ (includes 6 months internship)Seats - 20
  • B.Opt. - Duration: 4 (includes 12 months internship Seats - 20
  • B.Sc.M.I.T(B.Sc. in Medical ImagingTechnology) - Duration: 4 Seats - 20
  • B.Sc.AT(B.Sc. in AnaesthesiaTechnology) - Duration: 4 (includes 12 months) Seats - 20
  • *Out of 60 seats, 15 seats are reserved for Management Quota, admission for which shall be done at Institution(Subject to review)
  • **Seats under AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme Supernumerary Quota

Total Seats - 3188

 

Eligibility Criteria for GCET 2018

  • For admission to Professional Degree courses included in this prospectus, an applicant must fulfil the following criteria:

 

Nationality

  • Admission to professional courses in State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) /Persons of Indian Origin(PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admissions to seats under NRI Category

 

Age Limit

  • An applicant to Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Homoeopathy, Ayurveda, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the academic year of admission to become eligible for admission to First Year
  • No age limit, minimum or maximum, is specified for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy Courses

Valid Score at Entrance Test (GCET-2018 /NEET UG-2018 /NATA):

  • An applicant for Degree Courses in Engineering & Pharmacy, must have appeared and obtain valid score at the Goa Common Entrance Test GCET conducted by Govt. of Goa for the year of admission. GCET score of the previous year/s shall not be valid. For Medicine, Dentistry,BHMS(Homeopathy), BAMS(Ayurveda), Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Degree Courses, an applicant must have appeared and obtained valid score/rank at NEET UG-2018 conducted by CBSE
  • Minimum eligibility criteria and minimum qualifying valid scores as prescribed by Regulatory Authority guidelines, for merit list preparation, based on NEET UG-2018, shall be applicable
  • An Applicant for Degree Course in Architecture must have appeared and obtained qualifying score at NATA conducted by Council of Architecture

Qualifying Exam & Minimum Marks:

  • An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Exam Of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other exam, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the H.S.S.C. Exam Of Goa Board, and must have obtained the minimum percentage of marks in the specific subjects, as prescribed for the admission to respective professional courses, as under

First Year MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, AHS & B.Sc. in Nursing
MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS & AHS

  • Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (Std. XIIth) Exam Of Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with English and secured not less than 50% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together(40% for the applicants belonging to SC/ST & OBC only and 45% for applicants belonging to PH category for MBBS and BDS Course)

B.Sc. in Nursing

  • Applicants should have passed HSSC (qualifying exam) in subjects of Physics, Chemistry,Biology and English, and obtained minimum 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.

  • Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam 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 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/STand OBC only)

First Year B. Pharm

  • Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with English, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science /Biology, and secured not less than 45%marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics & Chemistry with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology. (40% for the applicants belonging to SC/ST and OBC only)

First Year B.Arch.:

  • Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth)exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with Mathematics as one of the subjects and secured at least 50% marks in aggregate(45% aggregate marks for applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC) or;
  • 10+3 Diploma (any stream) passed/appearing recognized by Central/State Govts with 50%aggregate marks with Mathematics or; International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of exam
  • 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:

  • Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth)exam or its equivalent exam 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

Admission of Eligible Diploma/B.Sc. Degree holders to First Year of Eng. /Pharmacy Degree Courses:

  • Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering /B.Sc. Degree with Mathematics as a subject at Std. XIIth, with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC), shall be eligible for admission to First Year of Engineering Degree Courses, subject to vacancies in First Year, after vacancies at Lateral Entry into Direct Second Year are exhausted
  • Merit list of such candidates shall be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks scored at qualifying exam

 

Selection Process

  • The selection will be made through the counselling process; the candidates will be ranked as per their individual score in GCET result 2018 and called for counselling
  • After the successful processing of counselling, the candidates will be allotted the institutions and seat as per their ranks.
  • Admissions to B.E. & B. Pharm Courses in the State of Goa for the academic year 2018-19 shall be carried out on basis of GCET-2018 (Goa Common Entrance Test), which shall be conducted in various Centres, across Goa State, in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Maths, based on Std. XIIth (Science) syllabus prescribed in these subjects by Goa Board, for March-2018 exam as per following schedule
  • Admissions to B.Arch. Course shall be on the basis of scores obtained at NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture), conducted by Council of Architecture, and qualifying exam(Std. XIIth /HSSC.)

 

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will consist of four papers as physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology
  • Each paper will consist of 75 (Seventy-Five) questions to be answered in two hours (One hundred & twenty minutes)
  • Each question shall have four choices for answers, out of which only one shall be correct
  • Correct answer shall carry one mark for each question. There will be no negative marking for wrong/multiple answers
  • The examination will be in English language only
  • The questions will be composed from the 11th & 12th syllabus prescribed by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

Goa CET 2018 Admit Card

  • Candidates wishing to obtain them admit Card were required to ascertain from the Admission Committee
  • Admit cards will be issued only to candidates who appear in person at the admission committee

Test Centres

  • Admission committee shall allow the candidate their test centre along with the code
  • The cities assigned are as follows: Tiswadi Cujira(Bambolim), Panaji, Verna, Navelim, Vasco, Mapusa, Ponda-1, Ponda(Farmagudi), Bicholim, Curchorem, Porvorim, Assagao, Sanquelim, Cuncolim, and Dharbandora
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall after 30 minutes of the exam

 

Syllabus

  • The question paper will incorporate questions from subjects taught by the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Porvorim, for Standard XIIth (Science) Exam
  • It may include topics from the following subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology

 

Reservation of Seats

  • Below is the table given for candidates who belong to the reserved category and percentage of seats reserved for the admission. Candidates must note that information will be updated as soon as the brochure of GCET 2018 is released.
  • Schedule Caste (SC) - 02%
  • Schedule Tribe (ST) - 12%
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) - 27%
  • Physically Handicapped (PH) - 03%
  • Wards of Freedom Fighters (FF) from Goa - 01%
  • Children of Central & State Personnel - 03%
  • Wards of Ex-Servicemen - 01%
  • GN (Parent/Grandparent born in Goa) - 02%
  • NRI Up to 05%
  • Kashmiri Migrant On supernumerary basis for AICTE Courses

 

Goa CET 2018 Result

  • Results will be available on Notice Board at DTE
  • No individual scorecard shall be issued. Any change in schedule will be notified in designated newspapers. No correspondence with regard to revaluation and re-totaling is to be requested

 

Application Procedure

  • To fill up the application form, follow the given below steps:
  • Go to the main site http://www.dtegoa.gov.in
  • Fill in all the details carefully
  • Take a print out of the application form and submit the form in person at the notified Application Reception Centre according to the centre provided. Along with this, pay the demand draft of Rs.1800/- in favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji, and three photographs. Obtain the Photo-Admit Card, from the Admission Committee, on the same day.

 

Application Fee

  • Candidates can pay Rs.1800/- (last year) as the application fee along with the DD: The GCET 2018 Application Fee need to be paid via DD in favour of "Director of Technical Education" at Panaji-Goa, on any Scheduled Bank
  • For further details regarding the Schedule, Centres, pattern,application form and other relevant information, regarding NEET-2018,candidates are advised to refer to the website of MCI/CBSE, as well as lookout for advertisements, circulars, notifications being issued by above bodies

 

Government of Goa

 Website http://dte.goa.gov.in/