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Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) 2016 Notification & Exam Date


Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa invites applications for admissions to Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) for the academic year 2016- 17.

GCET is an yearly exam conducted for admissions to Direct Second Year of Degree Courses in Engineering (B.E) and Pharmacy (B.Pharm) in the State of Govt. for the academic year 2016-17

Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa

Courses Offered:

Diploma holders in Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engg
- Electronics & Comm
- Electronics & Instrumentation (GPP)
- Mining Engineering
- B.Pharm

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

For Engineering Program
For being eligible to seek admission to Engineering Degree Programs at Second Year/Third Semester Level included in this prospectus, an applicant must fulfil the following criteria:
- The candidate must be an Indian National
- The candidate must have passed from Polytechnics or colleges in the State of Goa, or as a Goa State nominee, under GOI seats or reciprocal arrangement, if passed Diploma from other States
- Candidate must have passed the Diploma in Engineering in the relevant branch with minimum of 45%* (40%* in case of SC/ST/OBC) aggregate marks at the - Diploma course exam conducted by the Goa Board of Technical
- Education or an equivalent exam, conducted by a recognised Board of Technical Education in India or abroad

For Pharmacy Program
- Candidate must be an Indian National
- Candidate must have passed the Diploma in Pharmacy with minimum 45%* (40%* in case of SC/ST/OBC#) aggregate marks (Second Year) from Board of - Technical Education, Goa, including specified practical training.

- Application forms from candidates who have not completed their practical training will be provisionally accepted However, they shall be considered eligible for admissions, only after completion of specified Practical Training.

- Candidate must have passed the Diploma course from Goa College of Pharmacy, Panaji, and Goa
The D.Pharm Students admitted under above provision to Second Year B.Pharm Science course will have to appear and pass in subjects, as specified by Goa University

- Candidate who has passed Diploma from other States shall be eligible only for the seats remaining vacant after admitting all the candidates from Goa, only if he/she fulfils other eligibility criteria

Eligible Diploma/B.Sc Degree holders to vacant First Year Seats in Engg./Pharmacy:
- 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 are exhausted
- Merit list of such candidates shall be prepared as per provision under 'Guidelines for merit list. Diploma holders in Pharmacy' are eligible for admissions to First Year of Pharmacy Degree Course under this provision

Application Procedure:

All applicants seeking admission must comply with provisions of this Prospectus. This prospectus is uploading on website of the Directorate of Technical Education
Applicants shall download, print and submit application form on specified dates, along with self attested copies of specified documents and application fee of Rs.1000/- 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 may be duly notified
All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Second Year Degree courses in Engineering and Pharmacy in the colleges within the State of Goa, during the academic session 2016-17, should fulfil eligibility criteria for admission as given in this prospectus

Fee Details:

1. Admission Fee (one time only) Rs.1000/- (for Engg /Pharmacy)
2. Tuition Fee (Per Semester) Rs.17,000/- (for Engg /Pharmacy)
3. Institutional Fee (including deposits) Rs.2000/- (for Engg /Pharmacy)
4. Development Fee (Per Semester) Rs.6000/- (for Engg /Pharmacy)
Total Fee: Rs 26,000/- (for Engg /Pharmacy) (For more details, see the Prospectus)

Important Dates:

GCET Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Uploading of Prospectus with Admission Form on Website: 31st March 2016
  • Receiving Application form at Admission Centre at Porvorim: 27th June to 30th June 2016
  • Display of Eligibility List at Admission Centre: 05th July 2016
  • Last Date for Compliance with Deficiencies in Eligibility: 06th July 2016
  • Display of Provisional Merit List at Admission Centre: 07th July 2016
  • Display of Final Merit List at Admission Centre: 08th July 2016
  • First Round of Admission: 11th July 2016
  • Second Round of Admission: 22nd July 2016
  • Extra Round of Admission due to unexpected circumstances (if required): As notified in news papers

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Government of Goa
Director of Technical Education,
DTE Building,
ALTO - Porvorim,

Phone No.: 0832-2413571



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