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GCET 2017, Goa Common Entrance Test 2017
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Government of Goa

Director of Technical Education, DTE Building, ALTO - Porvorim, Bardez, Goa-403521, Phone No.: 0832-2413571, Website www.dtegoa.gov.in

Goa Common Entrance Test GCET 2017     Notification and Dates announced have been announced. The candidates who want to get admission to B.E., B.Arch & B.Pharm., BHMS, Allied Health Sciences (BPT, BOT, B.Opt., B.Sc.M.I.T., B.Sc.A.T.) B.Sc in Nursing in the State of Goa for the academic year 2017 will have to appear in the Goa Common Entrance Test GCET 2017.
Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa shall conduct Goa Common Entrance Test - GCET 2017 for admission to Professional Courses in the State of Goa 2017.

Eligibility Requirements

GCET admission to Professional Degree courses included in this prospectus, an applicant must fulfil the following criteria:
Nationality: Admission to professional courses in State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. 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 to seats under NRI Category only

Foreign Nationals must apply to Govt. of India

Age: An applicant to Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Homoeopathy Allied Health Sciences and Nursing must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December 2017 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, Pharmacy and Architecture

Valid score at GCET-2017: An applicant for Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Pharmacy, Homoeopathy, Allied Health Sciences and Nursing must have appeared and obtained valid score at the Goa Common Entrance Test GCET conducted by Govt. of Goa for the year of admission
GCET score of the previous year/s shall not be valid; for Medicine and Dentistry Degree courses, minimum GCET score should be 50% (40% in case of SC/ST/OBC and 45% for applicants belonging to PH category) aggregate in specified subjects

No minimum limit is specified for other courses

An applicant for Degree Course in Architecture must have appeared and obtained valid score at NATA conducted by Council of Architecture
Qualifying Exam & Minimum Marks: An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Exam of the Goa Board or an Exam conducted by the CBSE New Delhi, or any other exam, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the HSSC exam of Goa Board, and must have obtained the minimum percentage of marks in the specific subjects, as prescribed for the admission to respective professional courses, as under

a) First Year MBBS, BDS, BHMS, AHS & B.Sc in Nursing

MBBS, BDS, BHMS & AHS: Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (Std. XII) exam of Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with English & secured not less than 50% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together. (40% for the applicants belonging to SC/ST & OBC only and 45% for applicants belonging to PH category for MBBS /BDS Course)
B.Sc in Nursing: Applicants should have passed HSSC (qualifying exam) in subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, and obtained minimum 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology for General Category, (40% aggregate marks in subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology for candidates belonging to SC,ST and OBC category)

b) First Year B.E.: The applicant should have passed the HSSC (Std. XIIth) Exam of the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with English, Physics & Maths as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Sci./Biology, & secured not less than 45% marks in the aggregate to SC/ST and OBC only)

c) First Year B.Pharm: The applicant should have passed the HSSC (Std.XIIth) Exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with English, Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology, and secured not less than 45% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics & Chemistry with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology (40% for the applicants belonging to SC/ST & OBC only)

d) First Year B.Arch.: The applicant should have passed the HSSC (Std. XIIth) exam of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exam with Mathematics as one of the subjects and secured at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% aggregate marks for applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC); or
10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks; or International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10-years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject
Applicants scoring minimum 80/200 at NATA will be eligible for admission to B.Arch., provided NATA score is obtained by answering NATA exam before last date of submission of admission form

e) Kashmiri Migrants Only in Engg Courses: The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XIIth) exam or its equivalent exam with English, Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology & secured not less than 45% marks

f) Admission of Eligible Diploma/B.Sc Degree holders to First Year of Engg/Pharmacy Degree Courses: Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering /B.Sc Degree with Mathematics as a subject at Std XIIth , with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC), shall be eligible for admission to First Year of Engg Degree Courses, subject to vacancies in First Year, after vacancies at Lateral Entry into Direct Second Year are exhausted
The merit list of such candidates shall be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks scored at qualifying exam.

GCET 2017 Entrance Exam Dates

Physics: 09th May 2017 (Tuesday, 10.00 to 12.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs
Chemistry: 09th May 2017 (Tuesday,, 14.00 to 16.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs
Mathematics: 10th May 2017 (Wednesday, 10.00 to 12.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs
Biology: 10th May 2017 (Wednesday, 14.00 to 16.00 hrs) - Duration: 2 Hrs

Exam Pattern

The exam will consist of four papers as physics, mathematics, chemistry and biology
Each paper will consist of 75 (Seventy Five) questions to be answered in two hours (One hundred & twenty minutes)
Each question shall have four choices for answers, out of which only one shall be correct
Correct answer shall carry one mark for each question. There will be no negative marking for wrong/multiple answers
The examination will be in English language only
The questions will be composed from the 11th & 12th syllabus prescribed by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

Selection Process

The selection will be made through the counselling process; the candidates will be ranked as per their individual score in GCET result 2017 and called for counselling
After the successful processing of counselling, the candidates will be allotted the institutions and seat as per their ranks.

Application Procedure

To fill up the application form, follow the given below steps:
Go to the main site http://www.dtegoa.gov.in
Fill in all the details carefully
Take a print out of the application form and submit the form in person at the notified Application Reception Centre according to the centre provided. Along with this, pay the demand draft of Rs.1500/- in favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji, and three photographs. Obtain the Photo-Admit Card, from the Admission Committee, on the same day.

Application Fee

Candidates can pay Rs.1500/- as the application fee along with the DD: The GCET 2017 Application Fee need to be paid via DD in favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji – Goa, on any Scheduled Bank.

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