What is GCET?

Directorate of Technical Education, Goa State (DTE Goa) conducts Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET/Goa CET) for admissions to undergraduate engineering exams in Goa. The admission is conducted for around 1,300 seats across various engineering institutes in the state. Read More

GCET Important Dates

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date


07/Apr/2018 to 27/Apr/2018  

Late Fee Application Date
Late Fee Application Date


08/Apr/2018 to 27/Apr/2018  

Exam Date
Exam Date


08/May/2018 to 09/May/2018  10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Result Date
Result Date



Counselling Application Date
Counselling Application Date


17/May/2018 to 25/May/2018  

13/Jun/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

15/Jun/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Counselling Date
Counselling Date


18/Jun/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

12/Jul/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

09/Aug/2018 to 13/Aug/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

GCET Application Details

  • The prospectus of GCET has two application forms. 

  • Candidates will apply for the entrance exam by filling Form A. 

  • GCET Prospectus also consist of Form B which is required during GCET counselling. It is advised to the examinees to keep Form B safe till result of GCET is announced.

Application Fee of GCET - Rs. 1800


Goa CET Application Form A

Applicants have to download and take the print out of GCET Application Form A

They have to post the application form A at location as per the centre opted by them, on specified dates along with application fee of GCET with a demand draft drawn in favor of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji in Goa in any scheduled bank. They have to send three photographs other relevant certificates (self- attested photo copies).

Applicants shall ensure that the validity of the DD is atleast 3 months from the date of issue.


Details to be filled in GCET Application Form A

  • Photograph

  • Name

  • Address

  • Contact number

  • Subject code

  • Centre code

  • Self-attested photo copies of certificates of  class XII and class X passing certificate or passing certificate of  equivalent exam.

 GCET Application Form B

  • Candidates shall also submit Goa CET Application Form B during counselling of GCET.

  • This form will be accepted at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa, and other notified locations, as per schedule.

  • Documents to be carried with GCET Application Form B include 2 passport size photographs (taken not earlier than three months from the date of application), one of which should be affixed to Application Form B and the other photograph should be affixed to the acknowledgement card of GCET.



GCET Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility based on Nationality

  • It is also important that a candidate must be a resident of Goa to apply for entrance exam.

  • Candidates from states other than Goa are not allowed to apply for GCET.

  • Admission to engineering programmes in Goa is open to Indian nationals. 

  • Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may also apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admissions under NRI Category.

 Eligibility based on Qualifying Examination

  • Applicants must have passed class XII from Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination.

  • They must have studied English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology with minimum aggregate marks of 45% for general category candidates.  Applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories must have studied English, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology  with minimum aggregate marks of 40%.


Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

GCET Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective

GCET Counselling Details

Qualified candidates have to appear in GCET Counselling in person. GCET Counselling will be conducted at  the process of document verification of GCET Counselling.

  • The candidates must ensure to bring valid documents before appearing for the counselling of GCET. 

  • The original documents of verification along with one set of photocopy is required to appear in GCET counselling.

  • Passport size photographs identical to that of photograph affixed on Application Form of GCET

  • Certificate for proof of Date of Birth (class X certificate)

  • Class XII passing certificate or statement of marks

  • School/college leaving certificate

  • Residence Certificate

  • Certificate to claim reserved category

  • Documents to claim relaxation in the period of residence (if applicable)

  • Acknowledgement card of GCET with photograph affixed to it

  • GCET Admit Card

  • Income Certificate (For Tuition Fee Waiver)

  • Certificate of Eligibility from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa Board of Exam)




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Yawer Abbas KhanLast Seen: 2 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 17-Jul-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is GCET safapora also in the list of institutions that can opted in the jkcet councelling. Also please make me aware about the branches..

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Bala 247 3 days ago

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Bala 247Last Seen: 11 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 25-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Yes it is under the j&k government It has the branches of Mechanical engineering Electric and electronic engineering Computer science and engineering Civil engineering Biomedical engineering If ...Read More

Jaydeep Parmar 11 days ago

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Jaydeep ParmarLast Seen: 1 week 2 days agoJoined on: 24-Dec-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Which is best for IT.. GCET or LDRP or LJIT?

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Samrin Khan 10 days ago

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Samrin KhanLast Seen: 4 days 10 hours agoJoined on: 08-Jun-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above

LJit is better as per placements,ldrp provdes good learning



Sneha shet 1 month ago

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Sneha ShetLast Seen: 1 week 2 days agoJoined on: 05-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

What is the minimum rank required in gcet to get admission into agnel institute of technology and design

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Zubin Mehta 1 month ago

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Zubin MehtaLast Seen: 9 hours 17 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/gcet-merit-listTop 2000 rnaks have fantastic chances of conversion at Agnel Institute of technology and design under General category. Within 5000 rank...Read More
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Toyab Hussain 1 month ago

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Toyab HussainLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 11-Jun-2017Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Class 12

Hey I got 41.75 marks in jkcet and i also have STGB . SO can I get Civil branch in GCET Ganderbal or SSM Srinagar

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Sravan 28 days ago

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SravanLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 25-Sep-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
i think your mark is a bit less to have chances in either of the engineering colleges , but you are trying for civil, branches lyk civil have amny seats left over , so dont give up try until you get&n...Read More

Hardik Jain 1 month ago

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Hardik JainLast Seen: 1 week 6 days agoJoined on: 01-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Can I get Galgotias college of engineering and technology (GCET), greater Noida in 3rd round of upsee counselling.My upsee rank is 22123

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Shreya SrivastavaLast Seen: 55 min 45 sec agoJoined on: 31-May-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Hardik,Yes, you can get Galgotias college of engineering and technology(GCET) with this rank. As the results are recently declared the cutoffs of the colleges are not yet decided, it will be dec...Read More