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GU ART PG Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Goa University (GU)
  • Courses:MCA, MSc, MA, B.Ed., M.COM
  • Streams:Commerce, Science, Arts, Computer Application, Education

GU ART PG 2023: Notifications(Out), Result(Out), Exam(Over), Application Form(Out), Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - February 20 2023 by Akriti Maurya

Goa University has released the schedule and roll number list for the Change of Discipline Test (CDT) for PG Admission 2023. Goa University Admission Ranking Test-Post Graduate is an exam conducted by Goa University. Once a year, the exam is held at the state level. Candidates who pass this exam will be admitted to a variety of postgraduate programs and B.Ed. programs. The application period for P.G. or B.Ed. programs at affiliated Goa University colleges are ended. The achievement of the GU-ART 2023 curriculum is the sole criterion for admission to these programs. Those interested in applying for admission should read the materials carefully so that no problems arise in the future. Goa university pg admission 2023-2023 application form has been released.   Candidates can use this article to learn about eligibility, courses, the application process, and the curriculum, among other things.

Latest Updates

  • The last date of registration of GU ART PG 2023 is  25th January 2023.
  • The last date to submit the preference form is February 2023.
  • The exam for Goa University Admission Test  PG 2023 1st round is scheduled for 19th,26th February 2023 & 5th,12th,19th March 2023.
  • The result for Goa University Admisison Test PG 2023 is scheduled to be released on 22nd March 2023. 


GU ART PG 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the GU ART PG 2023 exam status from the below table:


Goa University Admissions Ranking Test 2023 Status


GU ART PG 2023 Important Dates

Given below are GU ART PG 2023 important dates:

Beginning of Online ApplicationRegistration Ended
Last Date of Registration 25th January 2023
Last Date to submit Preferences FormFebruary 2023
GU ART schedule for CDT for PG AdmissionApr 2023
Rank List for all programsJun 2023
 Last date to pay the Seat Confirmation Fee Jun 2023
GU ART PG 2023 exam 1st round19th,26th February & 5th,12th,19th March, 2023
GU ART PG 2023 Result22nd March 2023

The official date for Goa University Admission PG test for 2023-2024 has been declared by the official authority. 

GU ART PG Result

GU ART PG 2023 Result will be declared soon after the exam.

  • Go to the official website of the university
  • Navigate to the ‘Examinations’tab on the top-center side of the home page
  • Click on ‘Results’ from the drop-down menu
  • On the next page, find the associated link for PG results
  • The applicants will have to click on the respective link as per their course and semester.
  • Click on ‘Click here to download’ on the next page
  • Download the ‘.pdf’ file format to check your result
  • Students can print and save their results for future use

GU ART PG 2023 Application Form

The candidates are advised to check their eligibility before applying for GU ART PG . The details regarding GU ART PG Application Form are as follows:

  • Applicants are requested to visit the official website and submit the application form online.
  • The candidates will have to fill in their personal, academic, etc details in the form.
  • Also will have to upload the scanned images of the photograph & signature.
  • The candidates can choose the test center as per their preference.
  • For details please refer to Ordinance OA-19A of Goa University (available on the University website) applicable from the academic year 2021-22.
  • The applicants must take the printout of the filled form for future use.

GU ART Application Fee

The candidates can check below the details of the given points of the GU ART application fee:

  • Mode of Payment is Online via  Credit Card / Debit Card / Online Banking on GUMS portal only.
  • Rs 600 per subject/specialization Except MCA & MBA-FS
  • Rs 300 in case of SC/ST of Goa Except for MCA & MBA-FS.
  • Rs1,000/- for MCA & MBA-FS and Rs 500 in case of SC/ST of Goa
  • PWD candidates are exempted.

GU ART PG Eligibility Criteria 

GU ART PG eligibility criteria are listed below for all the candidates.
  • Admission to the Post Graduate Programmes shall be based on the Goa University Admissions Ranking Test (GU-ART).
  • The candidate must pass the Bachelor’s examination with a minimum of 40% marks in the relevant subject. Admission is based on the merit list prepared based on marks obtained in the Goa University Admissions Ranking Test (GU-ART) Test in the relevant subject.
  • Further details regarding the eligibility criteria (including interdisciplinary subjects) will be available on the University website.
  • Selected candidates who are in the Final Year of Graduation shall be granted Provisional Admission. Their admission will be confirmed after the results are declared based on eligibility. In case a candidate fails to clear the Graduation Examination, the admission shall be canceled and the fees shall be refunded.
Note- Candidates are eligible to apply for a maximum of three subjects for the PG program and a maximum of two subjects for the B.Ed program.

GU ART PG Exam Pattern

GU ART PG exam pattern are mentioned below:

  • Question Type - The GU-ART will be one paper of a total of 100 marks, containing 50 objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) of 2 marks each.
  • Marking Scheme - There will be negative marking, where half a mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Exam Duration- The duration of the GU-ART PG will be of 90 minutes.
  • The breakup of 100 marks for the GU-ART Question paper shall be as follows:
    1. Section I (Least difficult) – 15 Questions
    2. Section II (Difficult) – 15 Questions
    3. Section III (Most difficult) – 20 Questions

GU ART PG Syllabus

The GU ART PG syllabus will be based on the third-year syllabus of the degree program of Goa University in the respective subject/specialization. The test will be based on the general knowledge, analytical ability, logical reasoning, and the specific subject syllabus, where applicable, of up to the level of HSSC.

GU ART PG Important Books

Candidates can check the books for preparation of GU-ART from below :

Author NameBooks Name
M.H. AbramsA glossary of literary terms 
Diego A. AgundezGerman Made Easy
Trishna Knowledge SystemsGATE General Aptitude & Mathematics
RPH Editorial BoardDelhi University M.A. Political Science Entrance Exam Guide
R. GuptaDelhi University M.A. Hindi Entrance Test Guide
Dr B.B SinghBiotechnology and Biochemistry for Post Graduate (M.Sc.) Entrance Exam Guide
ArihantSelf Study Guide for LLB Entrance Examination 2021
Ascent’sLaw Guide For Ll. M Entrance

GU ART PG Admit Card

GU ART PG admit card is available after the application form has been submitted on the official website of the University.

  • The applicants can download the hall ticket till the exam date from the official website.
  • It is necessary to carry the hall ticket to the examination hall as an invigilator will allow any candidate to appear in the exam without it.
  • It will have information about the candidate, exam, exam center, etc.
  • Also, the applicants are advised to carry documents (10th, 12th & Bachelor's Marksheets, Photo Id proof, etc.) with them to the exam hall for verification purposes.

GU ART PG Tie-Breaker

In case two or more than two candidates have answered the GU-ART and have gained equal marks then the following ways will be followed to solve the ties:

  • Section III scores shall be the first level of tie-breaker for them.
  • In the case of a tie after the first level, Section II scores shall be the second level of tie-breaker.
  • In case the tie still exists, the University shall decide the order of merit.

GU ART PG Counseling

The process of Goa University PG counseling generally starts after the result declaration. Candidates need to carry some crucial documents along with them while a move for the counseling process. candidates need to check out the date for counseling from the official website. The counseling facility at the University is available to evolve self-awareness/ self-education through
embodied somatic transformative practice. This includes:

  • How to cultivate self-awareness to recognize debilitating patterns of thought, emotions, and
    action and shift to more healthy and harmonious ways of being.
  • How to recognize one’s strengths, and connect to one’s intuition, insight, and innate
  • How to consider moving out of being a victim of one’s story, to moving and shifting the story,
    and perhaps even coming to be creators of a new story.
  • Teaching how to be connected to self, environment, education, and their lives.
  • Broadening perception and cognitive abilities through experiential practices.

GU ART PG Highlights

The highlights  for Goa University PG are as follows:

Goa University Admission Ranking Test PG Details
Exam NameGU ART PG
Full NameGoa University Admission Ranking Test -Post Graduate
Conducting BodyGoa University
FrequencyOnce a year
Goa University Official website
Application linkActive Soon

About Goa University

The Goa University was formed under the Goa University Act of 1984 & commenced operations in June 1985. NAAC is an autonomous body set up by India's University Grants Commission (UGC) to assess and accredit higher education institutions. Goa University is currently accredited with a grade by India's National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University offers graduate and post-graduate studies and research programs. It is currently accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council in India with a rating of A grade. Goa University offers western languages-Portuguese & French.
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GU ART PG Important Dates

GU ART PG 2023 Form Date27 Dec - 26 Jan 2023
GU ART PG 2023 Exam Date26 Feb, 05 Mar 2023
GU ART PG 2022 Result20 Mar - 31 Mar 2023 (Tentative)

Goa University Admissions Ranking Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:0.5 Mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.


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Form Start Date:

27 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

26 Jan 2023

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