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GCET 2020 - The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) will conduct GCET 2020 for admissions in engineering colleges in the state of Goa. The exam conducting authority has released an official notification stating the eligibility criteria, exam dates and other important information related to Goa Common Entrance Test 2020. Candidates seeking admission in engineering colleges in Goa will be required to submit the GCET 2020 application form in person along with photocopies of all the required documents. The exam will comprise of 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and the syllabus will comprise topics from class XII of Goa board. GCET 2020 will be conducted on May 5 and 6, 2020, the Physics and Chemistry exam will be conducted on May 5 whereas the Mathematics paper of GCET will be conducted on May 6. The entrance test for admission in engineering colleges in Goa will be held in offline mode. Go through the complete article to know more about application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and other important aspects of GCET 2020.
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Name of the examination
Goa Common Entrance Test
Popularly Known As
Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Goa
Level of exam
Purpose of Exam
Admissions in engineering colleges of Goa
Offline (Paper and Pen-Based)
2 hours per paper
Total number of marks
Total seats for admission
October 17, 2019
Release of information brochure
To be notified
Start of receiving of application forms for GCET 2020 from the reception centre
Third week of March 2020
Last date for receiving application from and collecting of admit card
Last week of March 2020
Last date for receiving form at DTE and collecting admit cards (with late fees)
Last week of April 2020
May 5, 2020 - Physics (10 am to 12 pm)
May 5, 2020 - Chemistry (2 pm to 4 pm)
May 6, 2020 - Mathematics (10 am to 12 pm)
Availability of answer key
Second week of May 2020
Announcement of Result
Filling and submission of counselling form at the notified centres (Form A and C)
Third week of May 2020
Candidates seeking admissions in engineering colleges in Goa through GCET must first go through the eligibility criteria specified by the conducting authorities to check whether they are eligible for admission. The detailed eligibility criteria of GCET 2020 is given below:
Age Limit: There is no specific age limit for appearing in GCET 2020.
Nationality: Candidates appearing for the entrance exam must hold Indian nationality. Non Resident Indians (NRIs) will be eligible for admission in NRI seats. PIO and OCI candidates are also eligible for admission under this category.
Qualifying exam: Candidates who have passed their class 12 from Goa board or CBSE or any other equivalent board will be eligible to appear for GCET 2020. Along with this, candidates must have also compulsorily studied English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects any one of the following – Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology.
Minimum marks: Candidates must have scored a minimum of 45% (for SC/ST/OBC candidates, the marks to be secured has to be 40%) in the above mentioned subjects.
GCET 2020 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 the supernumerary basis for AICTE courses
The application process of GCET 2020 will be conducted in offline mode. The detailed application process of GCET 2020 is given below:
Steps to fill GCET application form 2020
Candidates are required to download the GCET application form from the official website of DTE Goa and take a print of the same.
After taking a print of the application form, candidates are required to duly fill all the necessary details asked in the application form.
Along with all the academic, personal and communication details candidates must also affix a recent passport size photograph in the given slot and also enclose two additional photographs.
After completing all the above steps candidates will have to pay an application fee of rupees 2000 in online mode.
Once the application form of GCET 2020 is completely filled, candidates will have to send the application form to the following address:“Chairman,Admission Committee,Directorate of Technical Education,Porvorim, Goa – 403521Application Fee of GCET 2020 – Rs. 2000
GCET 2020 exam centres are the venues where the entrance exam will be conducted. Candidates will have to select their preference of GCET 2020 exam centre while filling the application form of GCET 2020. Given below are the exam centres of GCET 2020 where the exam will be conducted:
GCET Exam Centres 2020
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
Students preparing for GCET 2020 must acquaint themselves with the exam pattern of GCET 2020 to strengthen their preparation and get a basic know-how of the entrance test. GCET will be conducted offline through a pen and paper test mode. The detailed exam pattern of GCET 2020 is given below:
Mode of Examination
Pen and Paper Based (Offline)
Duration of Exam
2 hour for each paperrefernce
Type of Questions
Objective. Multiple Choice Questions
Physics – 75 Questions
Chemistry – 75 Questions
Mathematics – 75 Questions
For every correct answer, one mark will be awarded
No marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Before starting the preparations, candidates must check the GCET syllabus 2020 to know what subjects and topics that will comprise the question paper of GCET 2020. The entrance test wil constitute 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and the topics will be from class 12 syllabus of Goa board.
GCET 2020 Syllabus
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
The Directorate of Technical Education Goa will issue the GCET 2020 admit card after the successful submission of the application form. The GCET admit card 2020 will be generated as soon the application form is submitted at the designated centres of DTE Goa. Candidates can collect their admit card from the DTE centres. In case of any discrepancies in the admit card, candidates are required to immediately contact the exam conducting authorities for rectification. Students must also note that GCET 2020 admit card is a mandatory document that every student is required to carry on the exam day.
The exam conducting authorities will release the answer key of GCET 2020 in pdf format through the official website of DTE Goa. The answer key will carry all the correct responses from all the 3 papers - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Using the GCET 2020 answer key, candidates can check their probable marks in the entrance exam. Using the marking scheme and answer key students candidates can find the correct responses and calculate their probable scores in GCET 2020.
DTE Goa will release the GCET 2020 result in online mode through its official website. Candidates will be able to access their subject wise scores through the result of the entrance test. Students must note that the result of GCET will be declared in pdf format and candidates need to find their roll number and name in the list to check their result.
After the announcement of the results of the entrance exam, the authorities will release the GCET 2020 merit list based on the performance of candidates in the test. The admission authorities will release the GCET merit list in online mode through a pdf which will carry the merit ranks and details of the candidates. DTE Goa will first release a provisional merit list and after checking all the details the authorities will release the final merit list. Students must note that DTE Goa will release category wise GCET 2020 merit list.
Candidates whose name will appear in the merit list will be eligible to appear for GCET 2020 counselling. Students seeking admissions through GCET must fill the counselling form and submit in person at the DTE office. The authorities will allot seats to candidates on the basis of their merit ranks, preferences entered by the candidate and the availability of seats. The authorities will conduct 3 rounds of counselling.
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The application form of gcet will be available in official website.Candidates can submit the GCET applications by end of march. Exam will be conducted on 5th and 6th of may for undergraduate courses in different colleges. Use below link for more information
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