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GCET 2021: Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

GCET 2021 stands for Gujarat Common Entrance Test 2021. This exam is conducted to choose the candidates for admission into engineering and pharmacy courses. Directorate of Technical Education is the authority responsible for conducting and managing this exam. It is an offline exam for which the application forms are expected to be released in offline mode only. The application process is expected to begin in the month of March 2021. All the details related to the GCET 2021 examination are provided in the post given below.

GCET 2021 Important Dates

Main EventsTentative Dates
Announcement of GCET datesLast week of October 2020
Availability of the official notification with prospectusLast week of February 2021
Start of receiving of application forms4th week of March 2021
Last date for receiving application formsLast week of March 2021
Last date for receiving application forms with late fees of Rs. 1500/-4th week of April 2021
Availability of Admit cardAt the time of submitting application forms
Date of GCET2nd week of May 2021
Declaration of result3rd week of May 2021
Starting of receiving application forms for admission3rd week of May 2021
Last date of receiving application forms for admission4th week of May 2021
Display of eligibility list for GCET based courses1st week of June 2021
Last date for compliance with deficiencies in the eligibility list2nd week of June 2021
Display of provisional merit list2nd week of June 2021
Display of final merit list3rd week of June 2021
First round of admission in engineering and pharmacy course3rd week of June 2021
Display of eligibility list for admission into NEET based coursesLast week of June 2021
Last date for the compliance with deficiencies in the eligibility list1st week of July 2021
Display of provisional merit list1st week of July 2021
Display of final merit list1st week of July 2021
Final round of admission into NEET based courses1st week of July 2021
2nd round of admission to engineering, pharmacy courses3rd week of July 2021
Publication of eligibility list for B.Arch based courses4th week of July 2021
Publication of merit list4th week of July 2021
1st round of admission to B.Arch based coursesLast week of July 2021
2nd round of admission to NEET based and B.Arch courses2nd week of August 2021
3rd round of admission to engineering, pharmacy courses2nd week of August 2021

GCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria given below.

Avialable Application Form 2020

MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BAMS & AHS

  • Aspirants must have passed class 12th or equivalent examination with English as a subject and a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry subjects (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC and 45% for PWD candidates)

B.Sc. in Nursing

  • Those candidates who will clear the 10+2 or equivalent examination with English as a subject and a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry subjects (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC and 45% for PWD candidates).

Bachelor of Engineering

  • The candidate must have passed the class 12th examination or equivalent with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ Biology with at least 45% marks in aggregate of these subjects. 40% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates. Clearing English as a subject in class 12th is also necessary.

Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • Aspirants should have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ Biology with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate of these subjects (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates). Passing the English subject in class 12th is also compulsory for such candidates.
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  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

GCET 2021 Application Form

The application process of GCET 2021 will take place in offline mode only. Candidates will be able to download the application form from the official website. All the necessary details regarding the application process are as follows.

  • First of all, candidates need to download the application form that will be available on the official website.
  • In the application form, aspirants have to provide their educational, personal, and contact details.
  • Apart from this, candidates need to paste their photograph on the application form and sign at the appropriate place.
  • Aspirants should make sure that they enter accurate details in the application form without making in mistake.
  • The duly filled application form must be submitted with a self-attested photocopy of 10th, 12th class certificate and other documents enclosed.
  • A copy of the application form should be kept safe by the candidates for future requirements.

Application Fee

  • The application fee for all candidates is the same i.e. Rs. 2000/-.
  • Please note that the application fee should be submitted at the time of submitting the application form.

GCET Admit Card 2021 

  • The admit card will be handed to the candidates at the time of submitting the application form.
  • An admit card consist of the information regarding the date, time, and venue of the examination.
  • No candidate will be permitted to enter the examination hall without an admit card.
  • The admit card will be kept safe and it should not be mutilated or torn.

GCET Exam Pattern 2021

Interested candidates should check out the exam pattern given below in order to know more about the GCET 2021 examination.

  • Mode of Examination: Offline (Pen and Paper-based exam)
  • Number of Questions: 225
  • Type of Questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours for each paper
  • Maximum marks: 225
  • Marking pattern: Each question will carry 1 mark
  • Negative marking: there is no provision for negative marking
PaperNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
Physics7575
Mathematics7575
Chemistry7575
Total225 questions225 marks

GCET 2021 Syllabus

A brief syllabus applicable for the GCET 2021 exam preparation is given below.

  • Physics: Electromagnetic waves, Electrostatics, Waves, Optics, Communication systems, Atoms and Nuclei, etc.
  • Mathematics: Relations and functions, Algebra, Vectors and three dimensional geometry, probability, calculus, etc.
  • Chemistry: Solid State, Electrochemistry, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes And Haloarenes, Chemistry In Everyday Life, etc.

Exam Centers

The expected examination centres for GCET 2021 examination are as follows.

  • Tiswadi Cujira (Bambolim)
  • Panaji
  • Verna
  • Navelim
  • Vasco
  • Mapusa
  • Ponda-1
  • Ponda (Farmagudi)
  • Bicholim
  • Curchorem
  • Prvorim
  • Assagao
  • Sanquelim
  • Cuncolim
  • Dharbandora

GCET Result 2021

  • After conducting the exam, authorities will declare in the result tentatively in the month of May 2021.
  • In addition to the result, a merit list will also be published on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education and on the official website.
  • The candidates who will appear for the exam should check the merit list and in case of an error should report immediately to the Chairman, Admission Committee, in writing.
  • After doing all the corrections, a final merit list will be released and candidates will be invited to the counselling process.

Counselling

  • Candidates who will get their names in the merit list will then be invited to take part in the counselling process.
  • In the counselling process, candidates will be able to choose the college as per the merit
  • Selected candidates then need to visit the allotted institution within 3 working days and complete the rest of the admission process.
  • In case the aspirant fails to report to the colleges within stipulated time then his candidature will be cancelled.

Frequently Asked Questions


Ans: The duly filled application form must be submitted along with the following documents.
Two recent, identical passport size photographs
Statement of marks of class 12th or equivalent
Birth Certificate from Competent Authority
Certificate of residence from the Mamlatdar
Leaving/ Transfer certificate from school or college attended last, signed by the Principal of the institute
Certificate of Income’ in original issued by Panchayat for those claiming concession in tuition fees
Non Migrant Caste Certificate for SC/ST/ OBC candidates
Certificate from the Medical Board of Goa Medical College or equivalent authority for PWD candidates

Ans: Please note that it is an offline (Computer based test) exam.

Ans:Yes, submitting the NATA scores are compulsory for architectural courses.

Ans: The number of rounds of the counselling depend upon the availability of seats.

Ans: No, any request for a change in the exam center will not be entertained.

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