GCET Goa Common Entrance Test

Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2015Goa CET 2019 is a state level common entrance examination, for UG engineering and Pharmacy admissions. Directorate of Technical Education conducted GCET 2019.  Now, it has released the Goa CET 2019 admission notification. The candidates can check the admission detail for B.E., B.Pharm courses of 2019-2020 session.  The candidates may check all the important dates, eligibility criteria, merit details and more information on GCET 2019 from below.

Latest: The Government of Goa Directorate of technical education has released important announcement regarding the admission for 2019-2020 session. Scroll down to check the same.

Goa CET 2019 / GCET 2019

Admission in MBBS, BDS, BHMS(Homeopathy), BAMS(Ayurveda), Allied Health Sciences and Nursing courses will be done on the basis of NEET 2019. In Architecture courses, the admission will be granted on the basis of NATA 2019 scores.

Through Goa CET 2019 Result, candidates will get admission to Professional Degree courses in Engineering and Pharmacy, in the colleges within the State of Goa (except GOI).

Schedule for Goa CET 2019 is given below:

Event Important Date
Announcement of dates of GCET 2019 for B.E., B.Pharm courses August 2018
Start date of downloading prospectus from the website last week of Mar 2019
Start of receiving forms for GCET 1st week of Apr 2019
Last date for receiving applications and issue of admit cards 1st week of Apr 2019
Last date for receiving applications and issue of admit cards last week of Apr 2019
Exam Date of GCET 2019 for B.E., B.Pharm courses (subjects)
Physics exam for B.E., B.Pharm courses under GCET 2019 07 May 2019
Chemistry exam for B.E., B.Pharm courses under GCET 2019 07 May 2019
Mathematics exam for B.E., B.Pharm courses under GCET 2019 08 May 2019
Result declaration 2nd week of May 2019
Start of receiving of application forms for Admission (FORM A/B/C) at notified location 3rd week of May 2019
Last date for receiving forms for Admission (FORM A/B/C) at notified location last week of May 2019
Display of Eligibility List at Admission Centre 1st week of Jun 2019
Last date for compliance with deficiencies in eligibility 2nd week of Jun 2019
Display of Provisional Merit List at Admission Centre 2nd week of Jun 2019
Display of Final Merit List at Admission Centre 2nd week of Jun 2019
First Round of Admission 3rd week of Jun 2019
Second Round of Admission 2nd week of Jul 2019
Third Round of Admission 2nd week of Aug 2019

Goa CET 2019 Notification

Goa CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of Goa CET 2019 is as mentioned below. It has to be fulfilled by all the candidates.

Nationality – Admission to professional courses in the State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may apply for seats reserved under NRI category.

Age – An applicant to Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Homoeopathy, Ayurveda, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31 st December of the academic year of admission to become eligible for admission to First Year. No age limit, minimum or maximum, is specified for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy Courses.

Education Qualification

An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the H.S.S.C. examination of Goa Board, and must have obtained the minimum percentage of marks in the specific subjects.

Goa CET 2019 Application Form

Candidates have to fill up the particulars and submit the form at notified locations as per Centre opted. The candidate has also enclosed application fee payable via demand draft as per last year. Application forms shall be accepted at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa, and other notified locations, as per schedule. The late fee will be charged if the application form is submitted after the prescribed date. The incomplete form shall be rejected.

Applicants are advised to submit the application form by themselves. Please ensure that the validity of the Demand Draft is at least 3 months from the date of issue.

Application fee

Application fee of Rs. 1800/- as per last year payable vide demand draft drawn in favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji – Goa, on any Scheduled Bank(or any other approved mode of remittance, as notified), and three identical photographs as indicated, and other specified certificates (self-attested photocopies), to obtain the Photo-Admit Card, from the Admission Committee.

Goa CET 2019 Admit Card

The candidates wishing to obtain their admit Card were required to ascertain from the Admission Committee. Admit cards will be issued only to candidates who appear in person at the admission committee.

Test Centres

Admission committee shall allow the candidate their test centre along with the code. You must carefully note down the code. The cities assigned are as follows: Tiswadi Cujira(Bambolim), Panaji, Verna, Navelim, Vasco, Mapusa, Ponda-1, Ponda(Farmagudi), Bicholim, Curchorem, Porvorim, Assagao, Sanquelim, Cuncolim, and Dharbandora.

No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall after 30 minutes of the examination.

Goa CET 2019 Exam pattern

Each paper will comprise of 75 questions all of which must be answered in 2 hours. Each question will have 4 choices for answers, out of which only one shall be correct. The correct answer shall carry one mark for each question. There will be no negative marking for wrong/multiple answers.


The question paper will incorporate questions from subjects taught by the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Porvorim, for Standard XIIth (Science) examination. It may include topics from the following subjects:- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

Courses of study and seat intake

Course Duration Seat Intake 
M.B.B.S. 5 ½ years 150
B.D.S 5 40
B.E (Information Technology) 4 years 216
B.E. (Computer) 4 years 342
B.E. (Electronics & Telecom.) 4 years 279
B.E.(Electronics & Communi.) 4 years 63
B.E. (Electrical & Electronics) 4 years 63
B.E. (Mechanical) 4 years 279
B.E. (Civil) 4 years 153
B.E. (Mining) 4 years 42
B. Pharm. 4 years 126
B. Arch. 5 years 40
B.H.M.S. 5½ years 50
B.A.M.S 5 ½ years 60
B.Sc. in Nursing 4 years (includes internship) 150
Allied Health Sciences
B.P.T.(Bachelor of Physiotherapy) 4 ½ (includes 6 months internship) 20
B.O.T. (Bachelor of Occupational therapy) 4 ½ (includes 6 months internship) 20
B.Opt. (Bachelor of Optometry) 4 (includes 12 months internship) 20
B.Sc.M.I.T(B.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology) 4 (includes 12 months internship) 20
B.Sc.A.T.(B.Sc. in Anaesthesia Technology) 4 (includes 12 months internship) 20
Total 3188

Reservation Policy

Category Reservation Category Reservation
ST 12 % SC 2 %
OBC 27% FF 1 %
CSP 3 % PH 3 %
LA No Reservation ESM 1 %
NRI Up to 5 % GN 2 %

Participating Colleges

Sr. No. College Name Sr. No. College Name
1 Goa Medical College 8 Goa Dental College & Hospital
2 Goa College of Engineering 9 Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
3 Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engg. & Info Tech. 10 Don Bosco College of Engineering
4 Agnel Institute of Technology and Design 11 Goa College of Pharmacy
5 P.E. S.Rajaram & Tarabai Bandekar College of Pharmacy 12 Goa College of Architecture
6 Shri Kamaxidevi Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital 13 Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Research Centre
7 Institute of Nursing Education 14 Vrundavan Institute of Nursing Education, Colvale

Goa CET 2019 Result

No individual scorecard shall be issued. Any change in schedule will be notified in designated newspapers. No correspondence with regard to revaluation andre-totallingg is to be requested.

Merit list

The Provisional merit lists of all professional courses and categories will be displayed on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa as per the time and date mentioned in the schedule of Admission and also will be made available on the website. For all categories, separate provisional merit lists shall be prepared and displayed as under:

  • Medicine, Dentistry, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing based on NEET-UG-2019.
  • Engineering for all eligible candidates based on GCET-2019.
  • Pharmacy for all eligible candidates based on GCET-2019.
  • Architecture for all eligible candidates based on NATA.

All applicants should verify the correctness of their marks & merit position in the provisional merit list. In case of any detected errors, they should immediately (within 24 hours) inform the Chairman, Admission Committee, in writing, failing which, the Admission Committee shall not be held responsible for the consequences of such errors.

Official website: www.dtegoa.gov.in.

For getting more idea about GCET 2019 – Download last year Prospectus.

Insofar, only exam schedule for B.E., B.Pharm courses of GCET 2019 has been announced. Other Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Government of Goa Directorate of technical education Centralized admission division releases GCET 2019 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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  1. The fee amount mentioned in GCET 2017 notification is 1500. But in the downloaded instruction page of the form its mentioned as 1800. Which one is the correct figure? How much is the student supposed to pay. please rectify the numbers.

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