What is GCET?
GCET is a state-level entrance test organized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa. The admission will be provided to the applicants based on the marks obtained in the entrance exam. The candidates will get admission in the Goa colleges and state government colleges. The NEET qualified applicants will seek admission in varied courses like BDS, MBBS, BHMS (Homeopathy), BAMS (Ayurveda), Allied Health Science and B.Sc in nursing courses. As per the information, GCET 2022 will be organized on May 11, 2022- May 12, 2022.
Check out the below article, get information about GCET 2022 Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, exam pattern, Syllabus, etc.
GCET 2022 Exam Dates
|Official Notification of GCET 2022 will be released on||4th week of March 2022|
|Application Form releases on||2nd week of April 2022|
|Last date to submit the application||4th week of April 2022|
|GCET 2022 Exam Date (Physics)||May 11, 2022 (Out)|
|GCET 2022 Exam Date (Chemistry)||May 11, 2022 (Out)|
|GCET 2022 Exam Date (Mathematics)||May 12, 2022|
|Result declaration||4th week of July 2022|
|Counseling Process||1st week of July 2022.|
GCET 2022 Highlights:
|Name of the Exam||Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET)|
|Organized by||Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa|
|Examination Type||State Level examination|
|Exam Mode||Pen and Paper Based|
|Duration of exam||2 hours for each exam (PCM)|
|Application Fee||INR 2,000|
GCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria:
The candidates who are appearing/passed and have appeared for the HSSC (Std.12th Science) or any equivalent exam before the beginning of the new academic session, are eligible to give GCET 2022.
|Engineering Courses||The applicant must have cleared their 12th or equivalent examination with PCM and English as their main subject. The candidate must have done 10+2 from a recognized board. And, can take any of the following additional subjects, Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science. At Least 45% are mandatory for the general category and 40% are mandatory for ST/SC/PH candidates.|
|B.Arch||The candidates must have cleared their 12th or equivalent exam with Math as the main subject. 50% marks are mandatory for the general candidates and 45% are for SC/ST/OBC candidates. Plus, candidates must clear the NATA exam.|
|BHMS and AHS||The candidate must have cleared their 12th class or equivalent exam. Physics, Chemistry & Biology are the mandatory subjects. For the general group, 50% are mandatory and For SC/ST/PH candidates, 40% are mandatory.|
|B.Sc Nursing||The candidate must have cleared their 12th class or equivalent exam. Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English are the mandatory subjects. The general candidate must secure 45% marks and SC/ST/OBC candidates must secure 40% marks.|
|B.Pharma||The candidate must have cleared their 12th class or equivalent exam. Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English are the mandatory subjects.|
Apart from these subjects, the candidates must opt for any one of the additional subjects, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Biology, and Computer Science
GCET 2022 Application Form
The candidates, who want to participate in GCET 2022, have to fill out an application form in online or offline mode. GCET 2022 application form includes below forms:
Form A: This form is for applicants, who want to seek admission in GCET based professional courses like Pharmacy & Engineering.
Form B: This form has to be filled by applicants who want to seek admission in NEET based professional courses like BDS/MBBS/BHMS/BAMS/Nursing.
Form C: This form has to be filled by applicants who want to get admission in a BArch Degree based on NATA.
GCET 2022 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Check out the following information given in the below table:
|Type of questions asked||MCQ|
|Number of questions asked||75|
|Exam Duration||2 hours for each ( Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)|
|Marking Scheme||+1 for the right answer and there is no negative marking.|
GCET 2022 Syllabus:
The GCET 2022 Syllabus covers the important topics of 10+2 PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics). Check out the below syllabus from the table:
|Physics: Electrostatics and Current electricity, Atoms and nuclei, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic waves, Optics, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Election devices and Communication systems.|
|Mathematics: Relations and Functions, Algebra, Calculus, Vectors and three-dimensional geometry, Linear programming, Probability.|
|Chemistry: Solid state, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface chemistry, General principles and processes of isolation of elements, P-block elements, D and F block elements, Coordination compounds, Alcohols, phenols and ethers, Organic compounds, Biomolecules, Polymers.|
GCET 2022 Exam Centers:
GCET 2022 will be organized in the below-given test centers. After the issue of the admit card, requests for the change of test centers will not be entertained.
Participating Colleges in GCET 2022:
- Goa Medical College
- Goa College of Engineering
- Goa Dental College & Hospital
- Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
- Don Bosco College of Engineering
- Goa College of Pharmacy
- Angel Institute of Technology and Design
- Goa College of Architecture
- P.E.S Rajaram & Tarabai Bandekar College of Pharmacy
- Shri Kamaxidevi Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital
- Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Research Center
- Vrindavan Institute of Nursing Education, Colvale
- Institute of Nursing Education
Documents require with GCET Application form
The candidate must attach the following documents with their application form:
- Certificate of residence
- Certificate of reserved category
- Statement of marks/certificate/provisional certificate of passing H.S.S.C
- School/College leaving certificate
- Date of birth certificate
- Eligibility certificate from Goa University ( for candidates other than Goa state board)
- Income Certificate for Tuition Fee waiver
- Copy of GCET 2022 Admit Card
- Acknowledgement Card with photo
Some Preparations Tips:
- Do the mock test of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
- Do previous years question papers
- Make your daily practice schedule and practice all the important topics.
- Watch out for some online learning portals, where you can understand some important topics and get professional guidance.