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GCET 2019 – Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Goa will be conducting GCET 2019 in offline mode on May 7 & 8 respectively. The application form for GCET 2019 will be available from March 25. All candidates will be required to download, fill and submit the application form of GCET 2019 in person or through post to participate in the examination process. The determined GCET 2019 eligibility criteria also have to be met by the candidates. The admit card will be generated for the candidates as soon as the application form is submitted. While registering for the counselling session, a separate application form has to be filled. Allotment of candidates will be done according to the performance of the candidates in GCET 2019. Over 1300 B.Tech seats are offered through GCET. For information about important dates, eligibility, application process, counselling and more, read the full article on GCET 2019.
Quick Facts about GCET 2019
Goa Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known As
Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Goa
Purpose of Exam
For admissions into the engineering colleges of Goa
Mode of Examination
Offline (Paper and Pen-Based)
Duration of Exam
2 hours per paper
Seats Offered for Admission
GCET Important Dates 2019
Candidates can check the important dates of GCET 2019 from the table given below to know when the various exam and admission events will probably be held by the authorities.
GCET 2019 Important Dates
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August 28, 2018
Release of information brochure
February 11, 2019
Start of receiving of application forms for GCET 2019 19 from the reception centre
March 25, 2019
Last date for receiving application from and collecting of admit card
March 30, 2019
Last date for receiving form at DTE and collecting admit cards (with late fees)
April 26, 2019
May 7, 2019 - Physics (10 am to 12 pm)
May 7, 2019 - Chemistry (2 pm to 4 pm)
May 8, 2019 - Mathematics (10 am to 12 pm)
Availability of answer key
Second week of May 2019
Announcement of Result
May 15, 2019
Filling and submission of counselling form at the notified centres (Form A and C)
May 17 to 24, 2019
Declaration of Provisional Merit List
June 12, 2019
Release of Final Merit List
June 14, 2019
Counselling – Round 1
June 17 to 21, 2019
Counselling – Round 2
July 15 to 17, 2019
Counselling – Round 3
August 8 to 13, 2019
GCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
All candidates are required to meet the eligibility criteria of GCET 2019 to participate in the examination process. Various requirements such as age factor, academics, qualifying marks and more. Inability to meet the criteria will lead to the disqualification of the candidates.
GCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit – There is no age limit in GCET 2019 for the candidates.
Nationality – The candidates should be of Indian nationality. Candidates who belong to NRI category will also be considered for admission under the NRI seats (PIO and OCI candidates will also be eligible for this category).
Qualifying Examination – Should have qualified H.S.S.C examination of Goa Board or any examination conducted by CBSE, New Delhi or an equivalent examination. The candidates should have studied English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects any one of the following – Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology.
Marks Required – In the above mentioned subjects, the candidates should have secured minimum 45% (for SC/ST/OBC candidates, the marks to be secured has to be 40%).
GCET 2019 Reservation Criteria
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Physically Handicapped (PH)
Freedom Fighter (FF)
Central & State Personnel
Ex-Defence Service Personnel
GN (Grandparent/Parent from Goa)
Up to 5%
On supernumerary basis for AICTE courses
DTE Goa will be releasing the application form of GCET 2019 from March 25. Candidates will be able to access the application form in online mode but it has to be submitted in offline mode. The application form will be available as Form A (Form B will be for B.Arch). All of the candidates will have to fill and submit the GCET 2019 application form to participate in the examination process. After printing out the application form, the candidates will have to fill it with their own handwriting.
Steps to fill GCET 2019 Application Form
Firstly, the application form has to be downloaded and print out in A4 size paper (the print out has to be of good quality)
The candidates will have to submit their personal, academic and category related information. All details have to be valid in nature.
A recent photograph of the candidates has to be affixed in the allotted slot. Two additional photographs also have to be enclosed by the candidates.
It has to be noted that the name of the candidate should be in capital letters while the date of birth should be the same as mentioned in Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) certificate. The postal code and address also has to be submitted by the candidates
Candidates will have to pay the application fee through demand draft drawn in favour of “Director of Technical Education” to be payable at Panaji – Goa India at the corresponding bank.
After filling all of the required information, the candidates will have to send the application form along with a demand draft to the following address:
Directorate of Technical Education,
Porvorim, Goa – 403521”
Application Fee of GCET 2019 – Rs. 200
GCET 2019 Exam Centres
The exam centres of GCET 2019 are the list of venues where the entrance examination will be conducted. While filling the application form, the candidates will have to select their preferred exam centre. In the previous year, there were 15 exam centres of GCET 2019. Allotment of exam centres will be done as per the candidates’ preference and availability of venue.
GCET Exam Centres 2019
Tiswadi Cujira (Bambolim)
Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts & Science
Goa College of Pharmacy
Fr. Agnel Multipurpose Hr. Secondary School
Rosary College/Higher Secondary School of Arts & Commerce
Deep Vihar High School
Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School
A. J. De Almeida High School
G. V. Ms. Smt. N. J. Aguiar Higher Secondary School
Narayan Zantye College of Commerce
Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School
Vidya Prabodhini Higher Secondary School
DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School
Govt. Higher Secondary School
Maria Bambina Higher Secondary School
BBSS, Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School
How to Prepare for GCET 2019?
GCET Exam Pattern 2019
To prepare well for the examination, the candidates are requested to first check the exam pattern of GCET 2019. Detailed information about the pattern of the examination, types of questions asked, marking scheme and more will be available in GCET 2019 exam pattern. Using the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to effectively strategize their preparation process.
GCET 2019 Exam Pattern
Mode of Examination
Pen and Paper Based (Offline)
Duration of Exam
2 hour for each paper
Type of Questions
Objective. Multiple Choice Questions
For every correct answer, one mark will be awarded
No marks will be deducted for wrong answers
GCET Syllabus 2019
DTE Goa will be releasing the syllabus of GCET 2019. Candidates will be able to check the topics and units which have to be studied for the exam using the syllabus. The candidates will have to study from the three subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. While preparing their study strategy, the candidates can refer to the syllabus.
Syllabus of GCET 2019
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Dual nature of matter and radiation
Atoms and nuclei
Relations and functions
Vectors and three-dimensional geometry
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
d and f block elements
Haloalkanes and haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Chemistry in everyday life
GCET 2019 Admit Card
Registered candidates will be able to access the admit card of GCET 2019 from March 25. GCET 2019 admit card will be generated as soon as the candidates submit the application form at the designated centres of DTE. Candidates will also be able to collect the admit card from DTE Goa with late fees. The admit card has to be checked for any discrepancies. The candidates will have to carry the admit card of GCET 2019 to the examination venue. Without the admit card, the candidates will not be allowed to sit for the examination.
The official answer key of GCET 2019 will be downloaded by the authorities of DTE Goa tentatively in the second week of May. All of the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination will be made available in the answer key. Using the answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores before the results are announced. To calculate the scores, the candidates will have to compare their responses to the correct answers as per the key.
DTE Goa will be declaring the result of GCET 2019 on May 15. The candidates will be able to access the result in online mode. Subject wise scores secured by the candidates along with their registration number will be available in the result of GCET 2019. Candidates will be able to check their result in PDF format.
As per the scores secured in the examination, the merit list of GCET 2019 will be prepared by the authorities. Candidates will be able to check their secured merit number along with other information in the merit list which will be released in PDF format. GCET 2019 merit list will; be released category-wise. A provisional merit list will be released first and after checking all of the information, the final merit list will be declared. Admissions will be done according to the merit achieved by the candidates in the list.
To register for the counselling of GCET 2019, the candidates will have to fill and submit the counselling form (Form A) in person at the DTE office. An acknowledgement card will be generated after the candidates submit the counselling form. Three rounds of GCET 2019 counselling will be conducted by the authorities. Allotment will be done according to the candidates’ merit, specified preferences and availability of seat. Verification of documents will also be done by the authorities.
GCET Participating Institutes 2019
Chairman, Admission Committee
Directorate of Technical Education
Alto-Porvorim, Bardez, Goa, 403 521.
Phone (0832) 2416370