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Goa Common Entrance Test


GCET exam is a state-level exam that offers a huge range of professional degree courses. Applicants will be able to take admission based on the obtained marks in the GCET entrance exam. After clearing the GCET entrance exam, applicants can get admission into BDS, BHMS, BAMS (Ayurveda), MBBS, B.Sc Nursing, Allied Health Science (Paramedical), and many other popular programs. 

If you wish to apply for the GCET exam then applicants must know the detailed information about their application form, application fee, exam dates, eligibility criteria of the exam, etc.

Highlights of GCET Exam:

Particulars Information
Name of the exam GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)
Conducted by DTE (Directorate of technical education)
Type of exam State-level
Mode of application form Offline
GCET exam mode Offline mode (Pen and paper-based)
Duration of the exam Two hours (Physics, mathematics, chemistry)
Frequency of the GCET exam Once in a year
Reservation of seats According to Goa Regulations

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The eligibility criteria of GCET exam may vary from one course to another course. Applicants who are willing to apply for this exam should need to intermediate or any equivalent exam. The eligibility criteria for every course are listed below:

Engineering Course- Applicants should have to complete their Intermediate or any equivalent exam from any recognized board with Mathematics or Physics or English as mandatory subjects.Applicants the following subject in Chemistry/ Biology/ Computer science/ Biotechnology with at least 45% aggregate marks for the general category candidates and required 40% for the PH/ ST/ SC applicants.

B. Arch Course- Applicants should have to clear the intermediate or equivalent examination with mathematics subject with 50% marks for general category candidates and 45% for reserved categories.

B. Sc Nursing Course- Applicants should have an intermediate degree in English, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology with 45% aggregate marks for the general category and 40% marks for reserved category candidates.

BHMS and AHS Course- Applicants must have passed the intermediate or equivalent exam with Biology, Physics, and Chemistry subjects with at least 50% marks (for general category candidates) and 40% marks for PH/ SC/ ST candidates.

B. Pharm Course- Candidates must need to clear 12thor any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, and English as compulsory subjects.


The syllabus of the GCET entrance exam will be prescribed by the GOA board of secondary higher education. Candidates must have to complete the intermediate exams with Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics in their qualifying exam. The subject wise topics are as follows:

Physics- Magnetic effects of current & magnetism, Electrostatics and Current electricity, Electromagnetic induction, Atoms and nuclei, Alternating currents, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Optics, Electronic devices, Communication systems, Electromagnetic waves, etc.

Chemistry- General principles and processes of isolation of elements, Coordination compounds, Electrochemistry, Coordination compounds, Alcohols, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Aldehydes, Ketones, phenols and ethers, and carboxylic acids, Bio-molecules, Solutions, etc.

Mathematics- Relations and Functions, Vectors and three-dimensional geometry, Linear programming, Algebra, Probability, Calculus.

Exam Pattern

The GCET exam pattern exam is given below:
The application mode will be organized through the offline mode
There are MCQs multiple-choice questions available in the GCET exam
75 questions will be the total number of questions in the exam
For every right answer, Applicants will get 1 mark

Subject Minimum Marks Total number of questions
Mathematics 75 75
Physics 75 75
Chemistry 75 75
English 75 75
Biology 75 75

Exam Paper

Aspirants must have to follow all important points in one place and revise weak points regularly
Check the syllabus of GCET exam from the website only
Always use good study material for better practice.
Don’t forget to practice previous year question papers and sample papers

Exam Prepare

Aspirants must have to follow all-important points in one place and revise weak points regularly
Check the syllabus of GCET exam from the website only
Always use good study material for better practice.
Don’t forget to practice previous year question papers and sample papers

Exam Important Date

Exam events Important dates
GCET Prospectuswill upload March, last week 2022
Starting date of application form May, first week 2022
Last dateof application form June, First week 2022
Last date to pay application fee without late fee June, Second week 2022
Releasing date of admit card June, Second week 2022
GCET Exam Date June, Third week 2022
Declaration of Result June, Fourth week 2022
Counseling process July, First week 2022

Exam Application Process

The registration process is the first step and candidates need to enter their information to complete the registration process Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s name, etc.
Applicants can fill their application form through offline mode or online mode
Applicants can able to fill out their application form before the due date
Applicants can download their application form from the GCET website

Registration Fees of GCET Exam:
Applicants will need to submit their GCET application fee in the form of (DD) Demand Draft, but make sure the DD must be in favor of the Director of technical education at Panaji in Goa
Rupees 2000 will be the application fee for all category applicants

Selection Process of GCET exam:
Applicants need to first clear the exam to get selected for the exam
After clearing the exam, the authority will release the cut-off
Once applicants check their name in the cut off list    
After this, applicants will be called for the counseling process 

Cut off of GCET Exam:
The GCET exam cut-off will be based on multiple factors like the difficulty level of the exam, the previous year’s cut-off, the total number of available vacancies in the exam, exam pattern, total number of seats, and other factors.

Exam Center

  • The exam centers of the GCET entrance exam are as follows:
  • Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science, Tiswadi Kujira
  • Fr. Angel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School, Verna
  • Deep Vihar High School, Vasco
  • A.J.D Almeida High School, Ponda I
  • G. V. Ms. Smt. N. J Aguiar Higher Secondary School, Ponda
  • Vidya Prabhodini Higher Secondary School, Porvorim
  • Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sanquelim
  • BBSS Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School, Dharbandora
  • DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School, Assagao
  • Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School, Curchorem
  • Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School, Mapusa


Ques: What is the exam duration of the GCET Exam?
The exam duration will be two hours and will be done through offline mode.

Ques: From where a candidate can get the application form for GCET ?
The application form will be available on the official website from 20, June .

Ques: What is the validity of the GCET exam score?
The scorecard of the GCET exam is valid for only one year.

Ques: How many total numbers of questions will be asked in the GCET question paper?
The total number of questions will be 225 where each section contains 75 questions from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry.

Ques: Can a candidate pay their application fee through online mode?
No, applicants only can pay their application through Demand Draft via offline mode.

Ques: Can NRI applicants appear in the GCET exam?
Yes, NRI candidates with Indian passports can apply for the GCET exam.

Ques: What is the medium of the question paper?
The question paper is available only in the English language.

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