GCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern

GCET 2021GCET 2021 examination will be conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa. Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) is a state level examination. This examination will be conducted for various professional degree programmes. Candidates will get admission on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance exam. The admission will be offered to candidates in the state government/ aided engineering colleges of Goa state. NEET Qualified candidates will get admission to MBBS, BDS, BHMS (Homeopathy), BAMS (Ayurveda), Allied Health Science (Paramedical), and B.Sc. in nursing courses. Here we are providing details as application form, its fee, exam dates, eligibility criteria, and much more regarding GCET 2021.

GCET 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table regarding tentative schedule for GCET 2021:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Prospectus upload4th week of February
Application Form releases4th week of March
Last date to submit application form at application centre (without late fee)4th week of March
Last date to submit application form at DTE (with late fee of Rs. 1500/-)4th week of April
Admit card availability4th week of March to 4th week of April
GCET 2021 Exam Date1st week of May
Result declaration3rd week of May
Counselling process4th week of May

GCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding GCET 2021 Application Form:

  • GCET 2021 Application Form will be made available via offline mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the application form from last week of March 2021.
  • The application form must be submitted at notified locations as per center opted on specified dates along with fee submission.
  • Candidates who will submit the late application fee will have to submit 1500/- extra charges along with application fee.
  • Candidates will be able to download the application form either from website or from the application center.
  • The application form will be accepted only after payment of application fee.
  • Along with all academic, basic, personal & communicational details candidates must also fix recent passport size photograph.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will be able to submit the application fee in the form of Demand Draft “DD”.
  • DD must be drawn in the favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji, Goa, on any scheduled bank.
  • The application fee will be of 2000/-.

GCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must read following GCET Eligibility Criteria before applying for the examination:

  • Nationality: Indian national citizen candidates will be eligible to apply for GCET 2021.
  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify 12thlevel examination with Science to be eligible for examination.
  • Mandatory subject: Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their mandatory subject with additional subject among any one from Biotechnology/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Computer Science.
  • Percentage: He/ She must score minimum 45% marks for general category (40% for reserved category) candidates.
  • Score Card: Candidates seeking admission to degree courses in Architecture must appear & must have a valid score in National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2021.

GCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding GCET Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: GCET 2021 examination will be organized through offline mode (OMR).
  • Exam Duration: Candidates will get 2 hours to complete the examination.
  • No. of Questions: Question paper will consist of total 75 questions.
  • Questions Type: The Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will consist of 1 mark.

Candidates must check following table for marks distribution in each subject:

SubjectMaximum marksNo. of Questions

GCET 2021 Syllabus

GCET Syllabus will be prescribed by the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Education, Porvorium. Candidates are advised to study from 12th level examination. They must study from Science subject as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Candidates are advised to read complete information brochure to check complete syllabus. We will update it further in our article whenever official will release it.

GCET Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to follow following tips & tricks while preparing for GCET 2021 examination:

  • Make proper time table & strictly follow it.
  • Go through complete official syllabus.
  • Study previous year questions & practice mock tests.
  • Make short notes & revise it regularly.
  • Eat healthy & nutritious food.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: It will get released in fourth week of March 2021.

Answer: No, the application form will be made available only via offline mode.

Answer: No, the application fee will be non-refundable in any case.

Answer: Yes, 12thappearing candidates will be also eligible for GCET 2021.

Answer: No, there will be no negative marking.

Answer: Yes, other states candidates will be also eligible for GCET 2021 examination.

Answer: No, candidates are not allowed to use calculators or any other electronic device during JEE Main 2020 entrance test.

Answer: No, Mathematics will be necessary to apply for examination.

GCET 2021 Hall Ticket

GCET Hall Ticket will be made available in the first week of April 2021 till the exam date. Candidates will have to enter their login credentials to download their admit card.

It will be mandatory for all candidates to carry admit card at the examination centre. No candidate will be allowed to sit in the exam hall without admit card. Candidates are advised to also carry one valid ID proof (Driving License/ Aadhar card etc.) along with admit card.

GCET 2021 Answer Key

GCET 2021 Answer Key will be released in the third week of May 2021 via online mode. The answer key for all different paper will be released separately. Answer key will contain answer of all the questions asked in the question paper.

Candidates will also be able to challenge the answer key with right evidence. First, authority will release preliminary answer key & then final answer key. Once final answer key will get released, no challenge will be entertained later.

GCET 2021 Result

GCET Result will be made available in the third week of May 2021. It will be released on website via online mode & on notice board at DTE. Authority will release merit list for all offered courses based on GCET scores.

Candidates will have to enter their login credentials to check their result. No individual score card will be provided to the candidates. A separate merit list will be prepared for each course. On the basis of merit list, candidates will get shortlisted for counselling rounds.

GCET 2021 Counselling

GCET 2021 counselling process will get commence after the result declaration. It will be mandatory for all qualified candidates to participate in the counselling process. It will get commenced from last week of May 2021 via online mode.

After submission of admission form, candidates will be called for counselling process. Candidates will also have to bring original as well as photo stated documents for verification & submission.

Candidates will get admission on the basis of candidates marks obtained in the GCET exam. Final Admission will be offered to candidates after fee payment.

If you have any other queries regarding GCET 2021, you can write your queries in the comment section given below.

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