GCET Exam Pattern 2017
Manashjyoti, 27 Jan 2017, #GCET
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GCET Exam Pattern 2017 - The Exam Pattern of Goa CET 2017 provides students key insights into the type and total number of questions asked, time allotted to take the test, subjects covered, syllabus, and the marking scheme of the entrance test. The GCET exam 2017 was held on May 9 and 10 for the undergraduate courses in engineering by the DTE Goa. Candidates appearing in Goa CET 2017 can benefit immensely and avoid confusion on exam day be getting familiar with the exam pattern of GCET 2017. Preparation for the entrance test can go better if candidates are clear and have an indepth know how of the Exam Pattern for GCET 2017 exam. The Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) is a state level entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in Goa state engineering colleges.  In addition to the GCET Exam Pattern which is clearly specified in this article, candidates can also find tips for the exam and the best methods to prepare for the same.


The Goa CET 2017 exam is an offline exam and candidates must carry just the pens and pencils to the exam hall along with their GCET Admit Card 2017. The GCET Syllabus and the details of the books to prepare are also specified at the end of this page.


Exam Pattern of Goa CET 2017

Exam Details


Exam Mode




Question type

Multiple-choice questions

Total Papers

Three: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Total number of questions( per paper)


Time allotted to attempt the test

Two hours for each paper

Marking scheme

Each correct response carries one mark, while there is no negative marking for wrong/ multiple answers.

Candidates are required to mark their responses in Objective Response Sheets (ORS), which acts as an answer sheet. So it is important to read the instructions printed on the ORS carefully and get used to its usage beforehand.


Subjects covered in GCET 2017


No. Of Questions


Date of Exam


75 (Seventy Five)

120 minutes

May 9, 2017


75 (Seventy Five)

120 minutes


75 (Seventy Five)

120 minutes

May 10, 2017

Tips to Crack the GCET 2017 Exam:

Students should consult the GCET Syllabus 2017 to stay up to date with the types of questions they might be asked during the exam. The syllabus of GCET 2017 will be based on the class XII syllabus as prescribed by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). Candidates must study the topics covered in their Class XI and XII for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the questions asked in the GCET exam will be based on these topics.


The exam pattern given above also help students to understand what to expect in terms of the questions, marking scheme, time allotted to complete the paper etc.


Along with these tools, candidates will also benefit with the GCET Sample Papers 2017 to put their learning and study into practice. It is rightly said that practice makes a person perfect therefore it is imperative that candidates answer the sample papers to know where they stand in tehri preparation for the GCET exam.


GCET 2017 Exam Day Guidelines:

  • Candidates must reach at least half an hour early at the exam centre before the exam starts.

  • Candidates must ensure that they carry their GCET 2017 Admit Card with them and show it when required.

  • They must read the instructions carefully and follow them

  • They must go through the GCET paper first before starting to answer the questions.

  • When faced with a difficult question, candidates are advised not to waste time answering them. Instead they are advised to move to the next one and come back to the difficult ones after the easy ones are answered.

  • This way they ensure that they don’t lose any marks.

  • Candidates will be allowed to take the copy of the ORS after the exam is completed.

  • After the answer key is published, candidates can use the same to complare and estimate their scores and chances for admissions.


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Which documents are required for GCET exam?

ÑÍthesh 20th Oct, 2019

Hello !! Documents required are :3 passport size photos that should be taken 3 months before application,copy of ssc passing certificate,copy of +12 passing certificate,copy of DD of application fee. Hope above information helps you.All the best!


Which documents are required for GCET exam?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019

Documents to be submitted along with GCET application form 2019?

3 passport size photographs. The photographs should not be taken more than 3 months before filling the application form.
Copy of SSCE Passing Certificate
Copy of class XII Passing certificate
DD for the Application Fees


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