Gujarat PGCET 2018 – The Admission Committe for Professional Courses (ACPC) will conduct Gujarat PGCET in offline mode on July 14 and July 15. Gujarat PGCET 2018 will allow admission to candidates in 13 M.Tech programmes offered by the participating institutes of the exam. The application form of Gujarat PGCET 2018 were available from June 28. During the application process which is over now, candidates had to provide their personal, academic, qualifying exam and contact details and submit the application on or before July 6. It was important for candidates to check the complete eligibility criteria of Gujarat PGCET 2018 as prescribed and then fill the application form. However, GATE qualified candidates are eligible for direct admissions in the participating institutes of Gujarat PGCET 2018, whereas, candidates who did not qualify in GATE will have to appear in the Gujarat PGCET entrance exam which will be held on July 14 and July 15 and qualify in it for admission purpose. Gujarat PGCET 2018 counselling will commence on July 27 after the declaration of merit list which will be released on July 23. All the details pertaining to Gujarat PGCET 2018 like application form, eligibility, admit card availability, result, counselling and seat allotment can be checked by candidates from the complete article given below.
A brief about Gujarat PGCET 2018
Exam Name : Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Commonly called as : Gujarat PGCET
Type : Postgraduate (PG)
Level : State Level
Conducting Body : Admission Committee for Professional Courses, Gujarat (ACPC)
Gujarat PGCET Important Dates 2018
The important dates of Gujarat PGCET 2018 will allow candidates to know and keep themselves updated with the exam related events. All the Gujarat PGCET 2018 important dates have been compiled in the table given below.
Gujarat PGCET Important dates
Distribution of PIN cover from designated branches of Kotak Mahindra Bank
June 28, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Online registration & submission of filled registration forms with necessary documents at Help Centres
June 28, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Gujarat PGCET 2018 Exam
July 14, 2018 to July 15,2018
Provisional Merit List Announcement
July 23, 2018
Trial Round Choice Filling
July 24, 2018 to July 25, 2018
Trial Round Result
July 27, 2018
Round 1 - Choice Filling, Alteration and Locking for Gujarat PGCET 2018
July 27, 2018 to July 28, 2018
Round 1 - Allotment of seat
July 31, 2018
Round 2 - Consent for Reshuffling/ Upgradation and Choice Filling for Actual Admission
August 3 to August 4, 2018
Round 2 - Declaration of Allotment List
August 7, 2018
Gujarat PGCET 2018 Examination Dates
Name of the Course
Date and Time (Tentative)
July 14, 2018 (9 AM to 10:30 AM)
Electronics and Communication
July 14, 2018 (12 Noon to 1:30 PM)
July 14, 2018 (3 PM to 4:30 PM)
Computer Engineering and Information Technology
July 15, 2018 (9 AM to 10:30 AM)
July 15, 2018 (12 Noon to 1:30 PM)
July 15, 2018 (3 PM to 4:30 PM)
Instrumentation & control
Gujarat PGCET Eligibility Criteria 2018
As prescribed by ACPC, the eligibility criteria of Gujarat PGCET 2018 for candidates is provided below :
Candidates must have passed the 10+2 qualifying exam or any other equivalent in the relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST / SEBC categories).
Candidates need to have qualified GATE exam in the relevant discipline, they are applying for admission.
Gujarat PGCET Application Form 2018
The application form of Gujarat PGCET 2018 was available from June 28. Candidates were required to fill the application form and submit it on or before the end prescribed date, that was July 6, 2018.
Procedure to Fill Gujarat PGCET Application Form 2018
Candidates need to follow the steps given below while filling the application form of Gujarat PGCET 2018 :
Step 1 - Purchase of pin : Candidates will have to purchase a PIN from the designated branches of Kotak Mahindra Bank for the purpose of registration. Upon paying the required amount, candidates will receive a User Id and PIN of 14 digits, which will be used further.
Step 2 - Registration : Candidates will have to login using their received User ID and PIN and provide their personal, academic, qualifying exam and contact details. Candidates will also have to upload their photograph in the prescribed format.
Step 3 - Verification of Information and Submission of form : After providing all the details, candidates will have to submit the form. Upon successful submission of the form, a unique registration number for a particular discipline will be generated and candidates will be required to remember it. Candidates will have to confirm the registration number and take a print out of the filled application form for future references.
Step 4 - Role of Designated Help Desk : Candidates will have to get their acknowledgement slip from the designated help centres and carry their original documents for verification at the help centre.
Step 5 - Category of candidates who have to report at Help centre at L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad : The following candidates will have to get their documents verified at Help centre at L. D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad only :
Candidates who have qualified GATE
Candidates who are sponsored
Candidates who are from outside Gujarat
Note - Outside candidates means those candidates who have cleared their 10+2 and Science) / Diploma Engineering and B.E./ B.Tech./ from schools/ institute/ universities situated outside Gujarat state.
Gujarat PGCET Application Fee
The application fee of Gujarat PGCET 2018 had to be submitted along at the time of PIN purchasing. Candidates had topay Rs 1000 in cash at the designated bank branches. The amount was non-refundable. In case, candidates applied for more than one course, then they had to pay separately for each one of them.
Gujarat PGCET Exam Centres 2018
The exam centres of Gujarat PGCET 2018 are the colleges, institutes or schools where candidates will have to visit on the day of the exam. The name and address of their allotted Gujarat PGCET 2018 exam centre is given on their respective admit cards. It was advisable that candidates choose their Gujarat PGCET exam centres 2018 wisely considering distance and time taken to reach there on the day of exam. This will allow candidates to avoid delay and hussle on the exam day.
Gujarat PGCET Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern of Gujarat PGCET 2018 is released by The Admission Committe for Professional Courses (ACPC).
Type of questions - Multiple choice Questions (MCQs)
Total number of questions - 100
Language of the question paper - English
Mode of exam – Offline
Time duration of the exam - 1 hour 30 minutes
Marking scheme - 1 mark for each correct answer
No negative marking
Pen used - Only black ball point pen is allowed to be used in the OMR sheet
Gujarat PGCET Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of Gujarat PGCET 2018 is prescribed by ACPC for all the candidates who will appear in the exam. The questions in the entrance exam will be asked from Gujarat PGCET 2018 syllabus. Candidates must know the complete Gujarat PGCET syllabus 2018 before they appear in the entrance exam.
Gujarat PGCET Admit Card 2018
Candidates got the admit card of Gujarat PGCET 2018 upon submission of the application form. It was important for candidates to know that Gujarat PGCET 2018 admit card is an important document to be carried to the exam hall on the day of examination. Along with Gujarat PGCET admit card/ hall ticket 2018, candidates will have to carry a Photo identity proof in original at the time of test otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear in the exam. Gujarat PGCET 2018 admit card/ hall ticket will contain the name of the candidate, date, time and name and complete address of the exam centre allotted etc.
Gujarat PGCET Answer Key 2018
The answer key of Gujarat PGCET 2018 will be released by the admission committee for all the candidates who appeared in the exam. Gujarat PGCET 2018 answer key will allow candidates to check their answers with the one's provided by the experts and hence calculate their scores in the exam. Candidates will also be estimate their admission chances following Gujarat PGCET 2018 answer key.
The answer key of for previous year can be checked from the table given below.
Previous Year Gujarat PGCET Answer key
Computer Science Engineering
Gujarat PGCET Result 2018
The result of Gujarat PGCET 2018 will be announced in the form of merit list on July 23, 2018. ACPC will release separate merit list for candidates applying through GATE and for candidates who qualified in the entrance exam. The admission to M.Tech programmes will be done on the basis of released Gujarat PGCET result or merit list.
Merit List Criteria for Gujarat PGCET 2018
Merit List Criteria
One merit list will be prepared for candidates who have cleared GATE
One merit list will be prepared for candidates who have cleared the Gujarat PGCET entrance exam
One merit list will be prepared on the basis of the category of the candidates.
Gujarat PGCET Counselling 2018
The counselling of Gujarat PGCET 2018 will commence on July 24. Gujarat PGCET 2018 counselling will follow these steps - mock round, first round, seat allotment result, second round, seat allotment result and reporting to the institute allotted. The mock round of counselling will be conducted to help candidates know which college they would get by filling which course of engineering. After mock round, first and second round of counselling will be conducted and candidates who will be allotted seats will have to report at the allotted institute with their provisional allotment letter and complete their admission procedure.
Gujarat PGCET Seat Allotment 2018
The seats in Gujarat PGCET 2018 will be allotted to candidates on the basis of their choice filling, merit and availability of seats. Candidates who will accept the seats allotted in Gujarat PGCET 2018 seat allotment will have to pay the institute's prescribed fee for admission confirmation. The result of round 1 Gujarat PGCET seat allotment 2018 will be released on July 27 and for the second round will be declared on August 7.
Gujarat PGCET Participating Institutes 2018
The participating institutes of Gujarat PGCET 2018 are those offering admission to M.Tech programmes on the basis of GATE and entrance exam scores. Candidates will have to choose colleges from Gujarat PGCET 2018 paticipating institutes during choice filling.
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Gujarat PGCET Contact Details
Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC)
Admission Building, Nr. Library,
L. D. College of Engg. Campus,
Ahmedabad 380015, INDIA
e-mail : [email protected]
Helpline number : 079 - 265 66 000