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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paras mishra 4 days ago

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Paras MishraLast Seen: 7 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 16-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Rank required to get cse in gcet

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abhishek gade 3 days ago

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Abhishek GadeLast Seen: 23 hours 39 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
CSE branch, you will get it if you have rank below 125.
All the best for admissions.

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Sheikh Hanaan 6 days ago

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Sheikh HanaanLast Seen: 6 days 4 hours agoJoined on: 15-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is this scholarship available in Kashmir university, GCET COLLEGE

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Garvita kant 6 days ago

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Garvita KantLast Seen: 15 hours 45 min agoJoined on: 20-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

No there is no scholarship availabe there. 


ATISH KURADE 9 days ago

ATISH KURADELast Seen: 6 days 18 hours agoJoined on: 15-Apr-2018Education Interest: PharmacyEducation Level: Class 12

I want to fill GCET form should I get DD of amount 1800 + 1500 as total amount or both DD of separate amount

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abhishek gade 9 days ago

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Abhishek GadeLast Seen: 23 hours 39 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
You should get DD of 3300.

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Simranraghav93 11 days ago

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Simranraghav93Last Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I wrote wrong cbse seat no. How to correct it

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Raveesh Rattan KumarLast Seen: 1 day 6 hours agoJoined on: 08-Jan-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Please mention the college you are talking about. Of it is GCET Jammu, contact JKBOPEE immediately.

+91 191 - 2470102

+91 191  2479371

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Manisha Naik 22 days ago

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Manisha NaikLast Seen: 3 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 02-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Can I get admissions in architecture college by answering goa cet? I have not applied for NATA

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Rohan K 22 days ago

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Rohan KLast Seen: 2 days 21 hours agoJoined on: 11-May-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello Manisha Naik. Thanks for contacting Careers360.  I am very much confused by your tags and your question. You ask how to get admission into an architecture college by writing GCET, whic...Read More