DTE Goa has announced the GCET exam dates 2021. The Goa Common Entrance Test will be held on 04, 05 May 2021.
Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2021 is the state-level entrance exam for engineering (BE) and pharmacy (B.Pharm) courses. There will be 3 papers – physics, chemistry, mathematics – of 2 hours each. Government, government-aided and un-aided colleges of Goa will accept GCET scores for admission. Know all about GCET 2021 here including date, syllabus, exam pattern, registration, application form.
Latest News on GCET 2021 –
20 Nov 2020: GOA CET 2021 to be held on May 4 and 5, 2021; Check official notice here
GCET 2021 Exam Date and Other Important Dates
|GCET 2021||Important Dates|
|Students can register for Goa CET 2021 from||4th week of Mar 2021 (expected)|
|Last date to apply online||1st week of Apr 2021 (expected)|
|Availability of admit card||1st week of Apr 2021 (expected)|
|GCET 2021 exam date||04, 05 May 2021|
|Publishing of Answer Key||08 or 09 May 2021 (expected)|
|Declaration of result||2nd week of May 2021 (expected)|
|Physics||04 May 2021||10.00 AM – 12.00 PM|
|Chemistry||04 May 2021||2.00 PM – 4.00 PM|
|Mathematics||05 May 2021||10.00 AM – 12.00 PM|
Official Notification Released [NEW]
Centralized Admission Division, Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa published the first official notification for GCET exam 2021 on 20 November 2020. Read the complete notice here.
Key points of the notice are as follows
- Goa MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, Paramedical, B.Sc Nursing, BVSc&AH admission 2021 will be on the basis of NEET 2021 exam.
- Likewise, Goa B.Arch Admission 2021 will be on the basis of NATA 2021 exam.
- Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2021 will be held for admission to BE, B.Pharm courses.
- There will be exam centers for GCET across Goa.
- There will be 3 papers namely physics, chemistry, mathematics. Candidates who wish to get admission in BE will have to appear in all 3. Those who want admission in B.Pharm have to appear in physics, chemistry only.
- GCET 2021 will be held on 04, 05 May 2021.
GCET 2021 Syllabus
Every year DTE Goa prescribes that the syllabus of Goa Common Entrance Test to be based on the syllabus prescribed by the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Porvorim, for Standard XIIth (Science) examination for the current year in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Which means GCET 2021 syllabus should be same as class 12 GBSHSE syllabus 2021 for PCM.
As per past year brochure, the expected syllabus for GCET 2021 is as follows.
|S.No.||Physics Syllabus||Chemistry Syllabus||Mathematics Syllabus|
|1||Electrostatics||Solid State||Relations And Functions|
|3||Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism||Electrochemistry||Calculus|
|4||Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents||Chemical Kinetics||Vectors And Three-dimensional Geometry|
|5||Electromagnetic Waves||Surface Chemistry||Linear Programming|
|6||Optics||General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Elements||Probability|
|7||Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation||P-block Elements|
|8||Atoms And Nuclei||D And F Block Elements|
|9||Electronic Devices||Coordination Compounds|
|10||Communication Systems||Haloalkanes And Haloarenes|
|11||Alcohols, Phenols And Ethers|
|12||Aldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic Acids|
|13||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|16||Chemistry In Everyday Life|
Exam Pattern of GCET 2021
Check the expected exam pattern for GCET 2021.
- Mode of exam: The exam is a pen-paper based test (offline exam).
- Type of questions: There are multiple-choice questions in the test.
- Duration of the exam: The candidates get 2 hours for each paper.
- No. of questions: There are 75 questions in each paper.
- Marking scheme: Each question carries 01 mark. There is no negative marking for the incorrect answers.
|Paper||No. of Qs (expected)||Max Marks (expected)||Time|
Correct answers of the exam are displayed in GCET 2021 answer keys.
Books Recommended by Officials To Prepare for GCET Exam
Students must refer the books published by Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to prepare for GCET exam.
|Mathematics||Mathematics Part I Textbook for class XII|
Mathematics Part II Textbook for class XII
|Physics||Physics Part I Textbook for class XII|
Physics Part II Textbook for class XII
|Chemistry||Chemistry Part I Textbook for class XII|
Chemistry Part II Textbook for class XII
Colleges and Seats for GCET Exam 2021
The following engineering colleges in Goa accept GCET scores
- Goa Engineering College (GEC)
- Padre Conceição College of Engineering (PCCE)
- Shri Rayeshwar Institute Of Engineering Information Technology (RIT)
- Don Bosco
- Agnel Institute of Technology and Design
Number of Seats – Check the seat intake given below (as per last year’s information).
|GEC||ET – 75|
ME – 75
CIV – 75
EE – 75
CO – 75
IT – 75
Total seats in GEC – 450
|PCCE||ET – 75|
IT – 75
CO – 75
ME – 75
Total seats in PCCE – 300
|RIT||ET – 75|
IT – 75
CO – 75
ME – 75
Total seats in RIT – 300
|Don Bosco||ET – 60|
CO – 60
ME – 120
CID – 60
Total seats in Don Bosco – 300
|AITD||EC – 75|
ME – 75
CO – 75
Total seats in AITD – 225
Check the expected eligibility criteria for GCET 2021 here. Once the prospectus is out, we will know if there are any changes this time.
Non – resident candidates who have Indian passports can apply under NRI category
|Age Limit||No age limit for BE, B.Pharm|
For medical courses (admission through NEET) – 17 years as on cut off date
|Qualifying Exam||Class 12th|
|Subjects Required for Engineering||Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects from Chemistry / Bio-Technology/ Biology / Technical Vocational|
|Minimum Marks||45% marks in Physics and Mathematics with one of the following subjects Chemistry / Bio-Technology/ Biology / Technical Vocational / Computer Science / Information Technology / Information Practices / Agriculture / Engineering Graphics / Business Studies|
OR passed Diploma (Engg & Technology) with at least 45% marks
GCET 2021 Registration, Application Form
Eligible candidates who wish to appear in GCET exam 2021 need to apply for it first. The important things to note about registration and application form are as follows.
- Last year DTE Goa had issued offline as well as online application forms . The mode of GCET 2021 application form will be known when prospectus is out.
- For the GCET online application form 2021, candidates will have to visit the official website dte.goa.gov.in.
- If offline form is available, then that too one has to download from dte.goa.gov.in.
- In order to apply for Goa CET, you have to do registration, fill up details in the application form, upload documents, and pay fee.
Application Fee: Last year the application fee was Rs 2000. DTE Goa is yet to announce GCET 2021 fee.
Those who apply, get the GCET 2021 admit card to appear in exam.
About Directorate of Technical Education (DTE)
DTE was established in the year 1986 by the Government of Goa. Its main objectives includes:
- To facilitate new technical institutes and courses in Goa.
- To facilitate centralized admission to technical and professional institutes to the students of Goa.
- Prepare budget and distribute funds for technical education in the state .
- Manage and control technical education and institutes in Goa through rules and regulations of the statutory bodies like AICTE, PCI, COA.
FAQs for Goa Common Entrance Test 2021
Q1. What is the official website of GCET 2021?
Ans. The official website for GCET 2021 is dte.goa.gov.in.
Q2. Can I fill GCET 2021 application form only via offline mode?
Ans. As per last year’s information, the candidates were given a chance to fill GCET 2021 application form through online mode as well.
Q3. Is there any negative marking in GCET 2021?
Ans. No, there is no negative marking in GCET 2021.
Q4. For which courses, GCET is conducted?
Ans. The candidates seeking admission in B.E and B.Pharm courses can appear for GCET 2021.
Q5. When will GCET 2021 take place?
Ans. GCET 2021 will take place on May 04 and 05, 2020.
GCET 2021 official website: dte.goa.gov.in
|Last Year’s Information Brochure||Download Here|
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