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Goa University GU Art 2021 for Postgraduate and B.Ed Program Admission 2021

Goa University PG & B.Ed Courses Admission 2021 – Goa University invites online application for admission to various Post Graduate and B.Ed Program offered at Goa University and affiliated colleges for the academic year 2021-22. Admission to Post Graduate and B.Ed Program will be based on Goa University Admissions Ranking Test (GUART).

For more information about Goa University PG Courses Admission 2021 such as application form, admission process and more can be checked from the page below:


PG Degree Programs offered

Admission to following Post Graduation Degree Programmes will be based on Common GU-ART

  • M.Sc. Marine Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Microbiology Programme
  • MSc. Environmental Science
  • MA Environmental Studies
  • B.Ed Programme

Admission to following Post Graduation Degree Programmes will not be based on GU-ART:

  • M.A. Wellness and Counseling, Nirmala Institute of Education
  • M.B.A., Goa Business School
  • M.B.A.–Executive, Goa Business School
  • Integrated M.B.A., Goa Business School
  • M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Goa University
  • MBA – Financial Services, Goa Business School
  • M.Sc. International Hospitality and Tourism Management program (M.Sc. IHTM), V. M. Salgaocar
  • Institute of International Hospitality Education

Goa University PG & B.Ed Courses Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last Date for submission of applications is

19th February 2021

Last date to fill and submit the Google Form is

15th March 2021

Date of GU-ART Round I

14th March & 21st March 2021

27th March 28th March 2021

Results of GU-ART Round I

09th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Goa University PG & B.Ed Courses Admission 2021

For Postgraduate Program

  • Admissions to the Post Graduate Programs shall be entirely based on the Goa University -Admissions Ranking Test (GU-ART). The marks/percentage obtained by the students while graduating would only be used to ascertain the eligibility of candidates for the Programme. The purpose of the GU-ART is only to rank the prospective students and not for determination of pass/ fail.
  • Candidates who are in their Final Year of Graduation are also eligible to apply.
  • Selected candidates who are in the Final Year of Graduation shall be granted Provisional Admission. Their admission shall be confirmed after the results are declared based on the eligibility. In case a candidate fails to clear the Graduation Examination, the admission shall stand cancelled and the fees shall be refunded.

For B.Ed Program

  • GU-Art 2020 will also have a B.Ed program under its scheme. However, only the candidates of Goan domicile can apply for this course. Also, only Post Graduates are eligible to apply for the higher secondary school subjects/subject pedagogic of Commerce/Political Science/Economics Sociology/Psychology.

Goa University PG & B.Ed Courses Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online only through the official website
  • Candidates who wish to apply for more than one programme are required to use the same login details. No changes shall be entertained after the application is submitted online.
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not wait till the last date for applying/payment of application fee to avoid the possibility of disconnection/inability/ failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on the website.
  • Goa University does not assume any responsibility to candidates in case they are unable to submit their application by the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Goa University.
  • Submission of Preferences – Candidates applying for the following programmes which are offered at multiple locations/Institutions are required to submit their preferences of Institutions through the Google Form by accessing the following link:

Application Fee

For General Candidates

Rs. 600/- per subject/specialization

For SC/ST Candidates of Goa

Rs. 300/-  per subject/specialization

For Persons with Disability

No fees

Mode of Payment

Online Through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking

Admit Card

  • The GU-ART 2021 Admit Card will be available to download on the website. Admit cards will only be released for the candidates who have submitted the application form on or before the last date. Admit card contains the important details regarding the exams like examination time, venue and instruction which candidates must follow during the examination time.

GU-ART 2021 Exam Pattern

Mode of the Exam

Offline mode only

Duration of the exam

90 minutes

Types of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

No. of questions

50 MCQ

Total Marks

100 marks

Question paper Section

Section I (Least difficult) – 15 Questions

Section II (Difficult) – 15 Questions

Section III (Most difficult) – 20 Questions

Marking Scheme

MCQ of 2 marks each. There shall be negative marking, where half a mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer. No marks shall be deducted for unanswered questions

GU-ART syllabus

  • The GU-ART syllabus of the respective programmes is available on the University website at:

Admission Process

  • Admission to Post Graduate Programs will be based on GU-ART. Admissions to the B.Ed Programme for the academic year 2021-22 offered at the Affiliated Colleges shall also be based on GU-ART along with the other eligibility criteria as prescribed  by the Directorate of Higher Education [DHE], Government of Goa.
  • The results of GU-ART Round I will be displayed on the University Website tentatively by 9 th APRIL 2021.
  • For Programmes offered only at the University Schools/Departments or at a single College, seats shall be allotted to candidates based on their performance in the GU-ART.
  • For Programmes offered at both the University as well as the Affiliated Colleges or at multiple Colleges, seats shall be allotted based on the preferences submitted by Candidates through the Google Form.

Test Centers

  • Dhempe College of Arts & Science, Miramar, Panaji
  • Don Bosco College, Panaji
  • S.S. Dempo College of Commerce & Economics, Cujira, Bambolim
  • St. Xaviers College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mapusa
  • Dnyanprassarak Mandal’s College and Research Centre, Assagao
  • Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye Govt. College of Arts & Commerce, Pernem
  • Government College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Quepem
  • Government College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Khandola
  • Narayan Zantye College of Commerce, Bicholim
  • Government College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Sanquelim
  • Rosary College of Commerce & Arts , Navelim
  • Shree Damodar College of Commerce & Economics, Margao
  • Gopal Govind Poy Raiturcar College of Commerce and Economics, Farmagudi (GVM)
  • Ponda Education Society’s Ravi S. Naik College of Arts & Science, Ponda (PES)
  • Murgaon Education Society’s College of Arts & Commerce, Zuarinagar (MES)
  • Carmel College of Arts, Science & Commerce for Women, Nuvem
  • Candidates are required to select one Test Centre at the time of applying for GU-ART. After payment and submission of the application candidates will not be permitted to change their Test Centre.


 For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

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