GCET 2019: Admission Dates, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus


GCET 2019 Examination Dates are announced now. The examination will be conducted on 07 and 08 May 2019. GCET 2019 (GOA-CET or GOA Common Entrance Test) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education under the Government of Goa. This state-level examination is conducted online, and only in the English medium. It is a state level entrance exam which is held once in a year. The exam conducting body will issue a score and ranks that aid in the admission of students into courses of Medical (MBBS), Engineering, BDS, BHMS, B.Pharm, Architecture, Technology and Homeopathy pertaining to Institutes that fall under Goa. Application Form for this exam will be available from the first week of April 2019. And Candidates intent to write the exam are required to fill out the form and download the admit card if they wish to appear for the entrance exam.

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GCET Entrance Highlights 2019

Name of Exam of Examination

Directorate of Technical Education

Commonly Known As

Exam Conducting Body Directorate of Technical Education
Examination level

State Level Exam

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Purpose of Exam

Admissions inMedical (MBBS), Engineering, BDS, BHMS, B.Pharm, Architecture, Technology and Homeopathy.

Mode of Examination



2 hours

Total Marks

75 marks

GOA CET 2019 Important changes

  • Find detailed information about JEE Main 2019 January Session Exam Here.
  • Applicants must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% in their Higher Secondary Education (from the government of Goa or from a recognised board) if from General category and 40% if from SC/ST.
  • The application fee in the form of a DD of Rs.1800/- payable in favour of “Director of Technical Education”.
  • The admission into MBBS course will be offered through NEET score and in B.Arch course through NATA score. 

 Around 6000 students are expected to participate in the GOA Common Entrance Test 2019 exam.

GOA CET 2019 Important Dates:

The important dates and schedule of GCET-2019 are announced by DTE.


GCET Events



GCET Notification

March 2019


Availability of Application Form GCET-17 (Form A)

April 2019 


Last Date of GCET-17 (Form A) Submission at DTE

April 2019


Collection of Admit Card

April 2019


Last Date of Application form Submission with

Late Fee

Fourth week of April 2019


GCET-2019 Exam Dates

(Physics & Chemistry)


07 May 2019 

08 May 2019


GCET 2019 Result

Third week of May 2019 (expected)


Application form for admission (Form B/B1/B2) 

May 2019


Last date of admission form B/B1/B2 at notified locations

May 2019


Announcement of Eligible Candidates list

at Admission centre

June 2019


Last date for compliance with deficiencies in eligibility

June 2019


Announcement of Provisional Merit List

at Admission Centre

June 2019


Announcement of Final Merit List

at Admission Centre

June 2019


First Round Admission

June 2019


Second Round Admission

July 2019


Third Round Admission

August 2019

GOA CET Exam Schedule First

  • The B.E. & B.Pharm courses Admissions for the academic year 2019-19 in the State of Goa shall be carried out on basis of GCET-2019 Scores,(Goa Common Entrance Test).
  • The test will be conducted at various test centres across the state of Goa.
  • The prescribed syllabus for GCET 2019 is based on Std. XIIth (Science) i.e.  Physics, Chemistry and Maths, which is also prescribed in these subjects by Goa Board, for March- 2019 exam as per following schedule
Subject Day & Date Time(Announced)
Physics Tuesday, 07 May 2019 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
Chemistry Tuesday, 07 May 2019 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Mathematics Wednesday, 08 May 2019 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

GOA CET 2019 Application form

  • The application will be available at GCET2019 official website dtegoa.gov.in from April 2019.
  • Please do read all the guidelines before applying and make sure not to fill in the wrong details.
  • Candidates have to download the application form and take a printout of it.
  • The GCET application form has to be filled in the candidate’s own hand writing.
  • The filled-in application form has to be submitted at the specified locations in person.
  • The application fee for GCET 2019 will be Rs. 1800/-.
  • Payment must be made in the GCET form 2019 of a demand draft in the favour of “Director of Technical Education”. This must be submitted along with three identical photographs of the candidate and the printout of your duly filled application form A GCET-2019 in person at the notified Application Reception Centre at the location you have opted.

GCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria by DTE Goa is given below.

Academic Qualification:

  • Candidates must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination from a school recognised by an apt board of education. Candidates from the general category must hold a minimum of 45%. And for SC/ST category a minimum of 40%.
  • Applicants should have majored in Physics, English and Mathematics subjects in the final year of their schooling. And must have undertaken Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science or Biology as one of the optional subjects.

Age Limit:

  • In order to apply for the courses of Dentistry, Homeopathy, and medicine undergraduate courses. And the candidate must have attained 17 years of age on or before the 31 December, 2016.
  • If the applicant wishes to opt for a Degree Course in Architecture, he/she must have taken and obtained a valid score in the NATA exam, conducted by the Council of Architecture.

GCET 2019 Syllabus:

  • Since this exam covers both Medical and Engineering courses, the syllabus is quite branched out.
  • GOA Common Entrance Test 2019 covers the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology.
  • The syllabus will be from the Higher Secondary Examination and the syllabus prescribed in these subjects by Goa Board, for March- 2019 exam.
  • Candidates can get the detailed prospectus and syllabus pdf here and subject wise syllabus PDF is linked below.

Exam Center

Applicants can select the exam centre as per his/her comfort.

S. No Exam Centre
1. Tiswadi
2. Cujira(Bambolim)
3. Panaji
4. Verna
5. Vasco
6. Mapusa
7. Ponda-1
8. Ponda (Farmagudi)
9. Bicholim
10. Curchorem
11. Porvorim
12. Sanquelim
13. Cuncolim
14. Dharbandora


Download Subject Wise Syllabus Here >> Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology.

GCET 2019 Examination Pattern

The paper pattern for Goa CET is mentioned below. Read the detailed information about exam pattern in prospectus attached PDF here.

  • The paper covers 75 questions over a time period of 2 hours.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • Negative marking is not applicable; hence it is advised to attend all questions.
  • Questions will be in the form of multiple choice types.
  • Each subject will have 25 questions from it.

GCET Preparation Tips

  • Must know the complete details about exam pattern & syllabus.
  • Prepare a timetable for the study and give an equal attention to all the subjects.
  • Also go through previous year’s question papers & model papers.
  • Do revisions on a daily basis.
  • Stay healthy and fit.

How to Download GCET 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit cards for the GCET-19 will be available form last week of April 2019.
  • The hall ticket of GCET 2019 will be available to the candidate at the notified Application Reception Centre when the payment is made and the verified application form is submitted.
Find Official GCET 19 Form A  and complete Goa CET Information brochure here.

How to download GCET 2019 Answer Key?

  • The answer key is vital for any candidate as it gives him/her an idea of how well he/she has taken.
  • It also gives the candidate time to prepare for further steps.
  • The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa state will provide the answer keys for GCET 2019 after examination.
  • The answer key will be available on the website a couple of weeks after the exam is over.

GCET 2019 Results

  • As mentioned earlier, the Goa CET 2019 exam results will be announced in May 2019.
  • And the scorecard carries all the details of the candidate including the merit list and state rank.
  • Furthermore, The result is based on the score/marks obtained in the Goa Common Entrance Test.

GCET 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling for the various seats will be done by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa state.
  • It is conducted in the month of June and July 2019.
  • The counselling will be done purely based on the merit list and rank of the candidate.
  • If any fraudulent is found, or the eligibility criteria does not met, the application of the candidate will be dismissed.

GCET 2019 Seat Allotment

  • Allotment of the seats under GCET 2019 will be purely on the basis of merit list, rank, and a number of vacancies, seat ground, and reservation criteria.
  • It is an absolute must that the candidate must attend the counselling.

GCET 2019 Participating Institutes

A great many institutes under various domains in Goa use GCET scores to allocate undergraduate program seats.  Some of the best Engineering colleges that use GCET scores are:

  • Goa College of Engineering
  • Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
  • Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engg. & Info Tech.
  • Don Bosco College of Engineering
  • Agnel  Institute of Technology and Design
  • Goa College of Architecture

Diploma/Polytechnic Admission

  • The Goa polytechnic or Diploma admission is also conducted by DTE, Goa.
  • And, The counselling will process will start in May 2019.
  • Read about Goa Polytechnic admission here.
Goa Polytechnic 2019 Goa Diploma Admission


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