GCET 2023

Goa Common Entrance Test

Goa Common Entrance Test

Mode of ExamOffline
Level of ExamState Level

GCET 2023 Counselling Process

Step 1 : Filling up of the GCET 2023 application form for counseling

Candidates must fill the following details:

  • Reg No – Registration number of GCET 2023
  • GCET No –unique id provided to candidates
  • Category – The category of student
  • Name of Candidate
  • Gender
  • The contact number of the candidate provided at the time of registration
  • H.S.S.C details
  • GCET Marks

Note: They must have 2 recent photographs taken not earlier than 3 months from filling the application form. These are for the application forms.

Candidate must attach the following documents along with the application form:

  • Statement of marks/Certificate/provisional certificate of passing H.S.S.C
  • Certificate for reserved category
  • Certificate of residence
  • Documents for a relaxing period of residency
  • School/College leaving certificate
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Eligibility certificate from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa state board)
  • Income Certificate for Tuition Fee waiver
  • Copy of GCET 2019 Admit Card
  • Acknowledgment Card with photo

Step 2: Attending the counseling in person

  • The candidates must attend the GCET 2023 counseling in person at the admission center at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim according to the admission schedule
  • The candidates must attend the counseling with the acknowledgment card, original documents, and also the counseling fee.
  • Herein the candidates will be allowed to select a seat of their choice in the order of their merit number.
  • After the submission of the original documents and payment of the specified fees, the candidates must report within three days of the grant of admission.
  • The candidates must also obtain the acknowledgment of their admission.
  • They will be given provisional admission till they report to the allotted institute with the admission card and complete their admission formalities

Note: The acknowledgement card is proof of acceptance of the form B/B1 for counselling. The registration number must also be mentioned in the card. The admission card should be submitted to the institute before the stipulated time. This admission card will be issued to the candidates only if the original documents are received and the counselling fee is paid.

Documents required for GCET 2023 counseling verification

  • Caste/Category Certificate: Candidate must provide valid documents (if applicable)
  • Candidates will need the printout of the GCET Admit Card 2023
  • Candidates will need the GCET 2023 Acknowledgement Card with Photograph
  • 10th standard mark sheet or certificate - 10th standard/equivalent examination marks card.
  • For age proof, a candidate needs to submit the 10th Admit Card/Pass Certificate issued by the Board/ Council.
  • 12th standard Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate - 12th standard/equivalent examination marks card.
  • Candidates will need school leaving certificate
  • Candidate will need an eligibility certificate from Goa University

GCET 2023 Reservation

GCET 2023 Reservation Criteria


Reservation (%)

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Other Backward Classes (OBC)


Physically Handicapped (PH)


Freedom Fighter (FF)


Central & State Personnel


Ex-Defence Service Personnel


GN (Grandparent/Parent from Goa)



Up to 5%

Kashmiri Migrant

On the supernumerary basis for AICTE courses

GCET 2023 Application Form

How to Apply for GCET 2023?

GCET 2023 application forms have to be filled in online and offline mode. GCET 2023 Application Form consists of the following forms:

  • Form A: For admission to GCET based professional degree courses in Engineering & Pharmacy 2023-22.
  • Form B: For admission to NEET based professional degree courses in MBBS /BDS/AHS/ BHMS /BAMS/ Nursing 2023-22.
  • Form C: For admission to B.Arch degree course 2023-22 based on NATA.  

GCET 2023 Admit Card

GCET Admit card will be obtained from the admission committee. The admit card will be issued only to candidates in person. Candidates must produce ‘Photo Admit Cards’ for appearing in the test at the designated center. 

  • The admit card will not be issued to those who have submitted incomplete application forms and/or documents.
  • Admit card will not be reissued if it is lost.
  • Admit card will consist of all the important details about the exam like dates & timing, candidate's name & roll number, venue for the exam.
  • Candidates must bring their original admit card on the day of the exam to the venue.
  • It is recommended to carry one Photo ID proof along with all the required documents.

GCET 2023 Exam Centers

GCET 2023 will be held at the following test centers in the state of Goa. The code for center preferred should be correctly entered on the application form. Any request for a change in choice of papers and/or center selected/allotted shall not be entertained after the issue of the Admit Card.

Depending on the availability of accommodation at GCET test centers, The Admission Committee will allot the examination center. Allotment of Centre to applicants submitting forms (with late fees) will be done by the Admission Committee.



Exam Center



Tiswadi Kujira


Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science



Goa College of Pharmacy



Fr. Angel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School



Rosary College/ Higher Secondary of Arts and Commerce



Deep Vihar High School



Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School

Ponda I


A.J.D Almeida High School

Ponda (Farmagudi)


G. V. Ms. Smt. N. J Aguiar Higher Secondary School



Narayan Zantye College of Commerce



Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School



Vidya Prabhodini Higher Secondary School



DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School



Govt. Higher Secondary School



Maria Bambina Higher Secondary School



BBSS Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School

Important Instructions

  • Candidates will be required to be seated in the exam center at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the paper. 
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the test center after 30 minutes of commencement of the test.
  • No candidate will be permitted to leave the examination hall until the GCET will be completed and all the answer sheets will be collected by the invigilators.

Participating Colleges in GCET 2023

  1. Goa Medical College
  2. Goa Dental College & Hospital
  3. Goa College of Engineering
  4. Padre Conceicao College of Engineering
  5. Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engg. & Info Tech.
  6. Don Bosco College of Engineering
  7. Agnel Institute of Technology and Design
  8. Goa College of Pharmacy
  9. P.E. S.Rajaram & Tarabai Bandekar College of Pharmacy
  10. Goa College of Architecture
  11. Shri Kamaxidevi Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital
  12. Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Research Centre
  13. Institute of Nursing Education
  14. Vrindavan Institute of Nursing Education, Colvale

How to prepare for GCET 2023?

All the candidates must prepare a strategy to get rank in the exam. Below are some of the tricks and tips to help you prepare better. Have a look:

  • The candidates should go through the GCET Syllabus to stay updated with the types of questions they might be asked during the exam.
  • The GCET 2023 syllabus will be based on the class XII syllabus as prescribed by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).
  • The candidates must study the topics covered in their Class XI and XII for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and Biology as the questions asked in the GCET 2023 exam will be based on these topics.
  • The exam pattern given above will also help students to understand what to expect in terms of the questions, marking scheme, time allotted to complete the paper etc.
  • Along with these tools, candidates will also benefit with the GCET Sample Papers 2023 to put their learning and study into practice.
  • It is rightly said that practice makes a person perfect therefore it is imperative that candidates answer the sample papers to know where they stand in their preparation for the GCET 2023 exam.

GCET 2023 Eligibility 

Candidates who have already passed/have appeared, or are appearing at HSSC (Std. 12th Science) or equivalent examination, before the start of the academic session, are eligible to appear for GCET 2023. Candidates seeking admissions only to Pharmacy Course need not appear in Mathematics.


Eligibility Requirements

Engineering Courses

Candidates must have pass 10 + 2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
He/she should have Physics, Mathematics, and English as a mandatory subject and any one of following the additional subject in Chemistry/ Biotechnology/Biology/ Computer Science. Candidates must have scored at least 45% marks aggregate for the general group and 40% for SC/ST/PH candidates.

B. Arch.

Candidates must have pass 10 + 2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics subject.
They should have scored a minimum of 50% marks aggregate for the general group and 45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Candidates should also qualify for the NATA exam.


Candidates must have pass 10 + 2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subject.
They must have secured at least 50% marks aggregate for the general group and 40% for SC/ST/PH candidates.

B. Sc. Nursing

Candidates must have pass 10 + 2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subject.
He/she should have scored at least 45% marks aggregate for general group and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

B. Pharma.

Candidates must have pass 10 + 2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and English as a compulsory subject.
Apart from the above subject, candidates should have an additional subject in Mathematics, Biotechnology, Biology, and Computer Science.

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates should be conversant with GCET 2023 Exam Pattern. Check the following information in respect to that:

Mode of Exam

Offline | Pen & paper-based.

Type of Questions

Objective type questions



Number of Questions

75 MCQ type questions.

Exam Duration

2 hours for each (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)

Marking Scheme

+1 mark for the correct answer.

There is no negative marking in the paper.

GCET 2023 Syllabus

GCET 2023 Syllabus

Syllabus of the paper will be prepared on the basis of 10+2 level. The syllabus of the paper will include Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. The whole question paper will only be asked from these subjects only. Read the syllabus below





Electrostatics and Current electricity

Relations and functions

Atoms and nuclei


Magnetic effects of current and magnetism


Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

Vectors and three-dimensional geometry

Electromagnetic waves

Linear programming



Dual nature of matter and radiation


Electronic devices and Communication systems


For Chemistry:



Chemistry Syllabus

Solid state



Chemical kinetics

Surface chemistry

General principles and processes of isolation of elements

P-block elements

D and F block elements

Coordination compounds

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

Alcohols, phenols and ethers

Aldehydes, Ketones and carboxylic acids

Organic compounds containing nitrogen




Application Start Date :

10th April 2023

Application End Date :

5th May 2023

Exam Date :

13th May 2023

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa

Official Website : http://www.gcet.ac.in/