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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 2021: Result (Declared), Counseling

Updated On - April 30 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

GU ART PG 2021 Round-1 Result has been declared on 09 April 2021. This exam was conducted on 14,21, 27, and 28 March 2021. Goa University Admission Ranking Test-Post Graduate is an exam conducted by Goa University. The exam is conducted at the State level once a year. On qualifying for this exam the candidates will be given admission to various courses in Postgraduate Programmes and B.Ed. The application process for P.G. or B.Ed courses at affiliated Goa University colleges is now over. Admission to these courses is solely dependent on the success of the GU-ART 2021 curriculum. Those who are interested in seeking admission need to go through the details so that no troubles come across further. Candidates can refer to this article to know eligibility, courses, the application process, syllabus, etc.

GU ART PG 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the GU ART PG 2021 exam status from the below table:

Exam statusRound-1 result has been declared

Latest Update:

  • GU ART PG 2021 Round-1 Result has been declared on 09 April 2021. Candidates can check their results here- Check Now.
  • GU ART PG 2021 Round-1 seat confirmation fee payment last date has been extended to 30 April 2021.

GU ART PG 2021 Dates

Given below are GU ART PG 2021 important dates:

Application DateJanuary 2021 (Released)
Last Date to Apply19 February 2021
Round 114, 21, 27, and 28 March 2021
Result09 April 2021

GU ART PG 2021 Result

GU ART PG 2021 Round-1 Result has been declared. Following are the steps to check GU ART 2021 result:

  • 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 2021 Counseling

The process of Goa University PG 2021 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 2021 Admit Card

GU ART PG 2021 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 2021 Application Form

The candidates are advised to check the eligibility before applying for GU ART PG 2021. The details regarding GU ART PG 2021 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 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 2021-21.
  • The applicants must take the printout of the filled form for future use.

GU ART 2021 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 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

The GU ART PG 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern

GU ART PG 2021 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 2021 Syllabus

The GU ART PG 2021 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 2021 Important Books

Candidates can check the books for preparation of GU-ART 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Important Links

GU ART PG 2021 Round 1 NotificationDownload here

GU ART PG 2021 Highlights

The highlights  for Goa University PG 2021 are as follows:

Goa University Admission Ranking Test PG Details 2021
Exam NameGU ART PG 2021
Full NameGoa University Admission Ranking Test -Post Graduate
Conducting BodyGoa University
FrequencyOnce a year
Goa University Official website
Application link

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 2021 Form Date19 Jan - 19 Feb 2021
GU ART PG 2021 Result09 Apr 2021

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:

19 Jan 2021

Form End Date:

19 Feb 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 19 Feb 2021
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