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GCET 2018 Goa Common Entrance Test for Engineering Admissions

Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2018- GOA CET


Admissions to MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, Allied Health Sciences (Para Medical) & B.Sc. in Nursing Courses shall be based on NEET (National Entrance cum Eligibility Test) - 2018 to be conducted by CBSE and eligibility criteria prescribed by respective regulatory authority


GCET 2018 - DTE Goa will conduct GCET 2018 for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in State Engineering Colleges in Goa on 08th & 09th May 2018. Application Forms will open tentatively in 01st week of April


The Goa CET 2018 will only be held for the admission in B.E. and B. Pharm Courses. The admission in MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, Allied Health Sciences (Para Medical) and B.Sc. in Nursing Courses will be done on the basis of NEET. Also, the admission in B.Arch Course will be done as per NATA scores


There will be two sets of GCET 2018 Application Forms - Form A and Form B. To appear in GCET 2018 candidates have to fill Form A


The Prospectus shall be uploaded on the website soon at; the candidates may check all the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process and more details on GOA CET 2018 from below


Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of GOA CET 2018 is as mentioned below. It has to be fulfilled by all the candidates

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian national.NRI candidates can also apply but will be considered only for seats reserved for NRI category. OCI and PIO are also eligible for NRI seats

Age Limit: Minimum age requirement is 17 years on or before 31st December

Educational Qualification for B.Tech Course - Candidates must have passed HSSCE Exam from a recognized institution with minimum 50% for General and 40% for SC/ST/PH and 45% for PH in Physics, Chemistry and Biology for admission to MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS and AHS

Educational qualification for B.Sc. in Nursing - Candidates must have cleared HSSC with 45% for General and 40% for SC/ST in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, subjects

Additionally, the candidate needs to qualify GCET 2018 to be in contention for an engineering seat.


Information regarding the admission process, schedule, eligibility criteria, meritlist preparation, and other relevant details shall be duly notified.


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.

a) 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

b) Admissions to B.Arch. Course shall be on the basis of scores obtained atNATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture), conducted by Council ofArchitecture, and qualifying exam(Std. XIIth /HSSC.)


Exam Pattern for GCET 2018

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


GCET Reservation of Seats 2018

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.

1. Schedule Caste (SC) - 02%

2. Schedule Tribe (ST) - 12%

3. Other Backward Classes (OBC) - 27%

4. Physically Handicapped (PH) - 03%

5. Wards of Freedom Fighters (FF) from Goa - 01%

6. Children of Central & State Personnel - 03%

7. Wards of Ex-Servicemen - 01%

8. GN (Parent/Grandparent born in Goa) - 02%

9. NRI Up to 05%

10. Kashmiri Migrant On supernumerary basis for AICTE course



To fill up the application form, follow the given below steps:

Go to the main site

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.1500/- 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.1500/- (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 aslookout for advertisements, circulars, notifications being issued by abovebodies


Important Dates for GCET 2018


Announcement of Dates of GCET 2018: 11th September 2017


Start Date of downloading Prospectus from Website: 04th week of March 2018


Dates for Receiving Application Forms at Application Reception Centre: 01st week of April 2018


Final Date for Receiving Forms at Application Reception Centre and Collection Admit Card: 02nd week of April 2018


Final Date for Receiving Application Form and Collecting Admit Cards (with Late Fees): 04th week of April 2018


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


Result Declaration expected Dates: 03rd week of May 2018


GCET 2018 Entrance Exam Dates:

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


Government of Goa

Director of Technical Education, DTE Building, ALTO - Porvorim, Bardez, Goa-403521, Phone No.: 0832-2413571, Website


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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