GCET Exam 2024: Exam Date, Application, Syllabus, and Results Check at @gcet.in

Goa Common Entrance Test

The Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) is the state-level entrance examination conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa, for admission into professional degree courses in the state. The GCET aims to assess a candidate's suitability to pursue technical and professional education programs offered by various colleges in Goa. The GCET exam consists of multiple choice objective-type questions covering Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology subjects for different streams. It is typically a 3-hour long pen and paper based test. Some premier institutes like BITS Pilani, Goa Campus also accept GCET scores for engineering admissions.

The GCET results are usually declared within a month of the entrance exam. In 2023, the GCET exam is scheduled to be conducted from May 8-10 while in 2024, the tentative exam dates would be in the first or second week of May. The results would be declared most likely by the first week of June for respective years. Students qualifying in the GCET exam and meeting required cut-offs can seek admission into degree programs like MBBS, BDS, B.E, B.Pharm, among others offered at various colleges affiliated with Goa University as well as private institutions based on counselling and merit.

GCET 2024 Exam Dates

Event Tentative Dates
Admit Card Release 1st week of May 2024
Exam Date 2nd week of May 2024
Answer Key Release 3rd week of May 2024
Result Announcement 1st week of June 2024

GCET 2024 Highlights

Feature Details
Exam Name Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET)
Exam Conducting Body Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa
Exam Level State
Exam Mode Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Exam Dates May 13, 2023 (Morning Session) and May 14, 2023 (Afternoon Session)
Exam Pattern 3 sections: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry
Total Questions 120
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Marking Scheme Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark and each incorrect answer will deduct 0.25 marks
Duration 3 hours
Eligibility Criteria Passed 12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
Application Fee INR 1000/- for General Category and INR 500/- for SC/ST Category
Application Process Online
Admit Card Available online
Result Date May 17, 2023
Counselling Start Date May 19, 2024

GCET 2024 Cutoff

Course Closing Rank Category
B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering 100 General
B.Tech. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 150 General
B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering 200 General
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering 250 General
B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering 300 General

GCET 2024 Eligibility 

Criteria Eligibility
Nationality Indian citizen
Educational Qualification Passed 12th standard examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Minimum Age 17 years as on 31st December 2023
Maximum Age 25 years as on 31st December 2023
Marks Minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the 12th standard examination.

GCET 2024 Reservation Criteria

Category Reservation (%)
Central & State Personnel 3%
Ex-Defence Service Personnel 1%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 12%
Freedom Fighter (FF) 1%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 2%
Kashmiri Migrant On the supernumerary basis for AICTE courses
Physically Handicapped (PH) 3%
NRI Up to 5%
GN (Grandparent/Parent from Goa) 2%

GCET 2024 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Number of Questions 75 MCQ-type questions.
Exam Duration 2 hours for each (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)
Pattern OMR
Type of Questions Objective type questions
Mode of Exam Offline | Pen & paper-based.
Marking Scheme +1 mark for the correct answer.There is no negative marking on the paper.

GCET 2024 Syllabus

Physics Mathematics
Atoms and nuclei Algebra
Electrostatics and Current electricity Relations and functions
Dual nature of matter and radiation  -
Electronic devices and Communication systems  -
Electromagnetic waves Linear programming
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism Calculus
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
Optics Probability

GCET 2024 Exam Centers

Exam Center Code Address
Verna  10 Fr. Angel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School
Sanquelim 11 Govt. Higher Secondary School
Vasco 12 Deep Vihar High School
Assagao 13 DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School
Ponda I 14 A.J.D Almeida High School
Tiswadi Kujira 15 Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science
Bicholim 16 Narayan Zantye College of Commerce
Panaji 17 Goa College of Pharmacy
Navelim 18 Rosary College/ Higher Secondary of Arts and Commerce
Dharbandora 19 BBSS Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School
Curchorem 20 Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School
Porvorim 21 Vidya Prabhodini Higher Secondary School
Ponda (Farmagudi) 22 G. V. Ms. Smt. N. J Aguiar Higher Secondary School
Cuncolim 23 Maria Bambina Higher Secondary School
Mapusa 24 Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School

GCET Exam Pattern 2024

Particulars Details
Negative marking There is no negative marking
Duration 2 hours
Marking Scheme 1 marks is awarded for every correct response
Mode of Exam Offline
Total Questions 75 Questions
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions

Goa CET Previous Year Statistics

Number of Applicants 3400 (20% dip from the previous year)
Goa CET Physics Topper Uttam Desai
GCET Math Topper Jaiprakash Suresh Gaurav
Particulars Details
Total Number of Test-Takers 3268
Goa CET Result Declared 11 May 2019
%age of Applicants Eyeing Admission into Engineering Programmes 50% Approximately
Goa CET Chemistry Topper Rahul Damodar Shanbhag

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