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GCET Application Form 2023: Steps to Apply and Eligibility


GCET Application Form 2023: The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa, releases the GCET application form on its official website. The authorities have released the exam dates for GCET 2023. It will be conducted on May 13 and 14, 2023. The application process for GCET 2023 comprises registration, filling application form, uploading documents and fee payment.

Candidates who successfully submit the GCET application form will be eligible to download the GCET admit card from the official website. Continue reading the article to know the step-wise process to fill out the application form, eligibility criteria, documents required for admissions and more.

Overview of GCET Exam 2023

Candidates can go through the below table to have a brief overview of the exam:

Exam NameGoa Common Entrance Test (GCET)
Conducting OrganizationDirectorate of Technical Education Goa
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelState Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOffline / Online
Application Fee (General)2000 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of ExamOffline
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Participating Colleges6

GCET Exam Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants interested in applying for GCET 2023 examination are required to be well-informed of the eligibility criteria. A candidate should meet the below criteria to be eligible for GCET 2023:

  1. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have cleared their 10+2 examination with a minimum percentage of 45%
  2. Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens. NRI and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) /Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are also eligible for admission under NRI quota.
  3. Subject Selection: Candidates must have studied English, Physics, and Mathematics. Also, it is mandatory for candidates to select one of the four subjects- Chemistry, Bio-Technology, Computer Science, Biology.

How Can I Apply for GCET 2023?

The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa, released the GCET application on the official website.  Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill GCET application form:

  • 1st Step: Visit the DTE official website for GCET 2023- dte.goa.gov.in
  • 2nd Step: Go to the “Register” tab.
  • 3rd Step: Register through a valid email ID and create a password.
  • 4th Step: Verify the email ID by clicking on the verification link sent to the registered email address.
  • 5th Step: Log in to GCET 2023 application account, and follow the instructions to fill out the form.
  • 6th Step: Upload a recent photograph and signature as per the GCET guidelines.
  • 7th Step: Choose the subject options (PCM or PC) as per your course.
  • 8th Step: Click and proceed to pay the GCET application fee.
  • 9th Step: After you have selected the exam centre and paid the application fee, submit the form.
  • 10th Step: Download and print the GCET admit card.

Note: Candidates must submit the application form online at the DTE GCET 2032 website. No hard copy of applications will be accepted via post/courier.

Things To Keep In Mind While Filling the GCET Form

  1. It is very important to carefully go through each and every instruction mentioned in the application, as even a single mistake can lead to the rejection of the application. 
  2. The application form has to be submitted online before the last date of application submission.

Documents To Be Uploaded for GCET Application Form

Here is the list of details required to be filled in by the candidates while filling out the GCET application form:

  1. Name
  2. Place of birth
  3. Gender
  4. Address
  5. Contact Number
  6. Academic Details of Class 10 and Class 12
  7. Subjects for which appearing
  8. Payment details
  9. Exam Centres

GCET Application Form Submission for Late Applicants

After the application process closes, the authorities will allow late applicants to submit GCET application form 2023. Late applicants could submit their GCET 2023 application forms in person at the CAD section of the Directorate of Technical Education in Porvorim, with an application fee of Rs. 3500/- (including late fees of Rs. 1500/-) remitted at HDFC Bank in Porvorim.

GCET Exam Centres

The chart below provides the centre code and address for each place in which the exam will be conducted.

Tiswadi Cujira(Bambolim)10Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts and Science
Panaji11Goa College of Pharmacy
Verna12Fr. Agnel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School
Navelim13Rosary College / Higher Secondary of Arts and Commerce
Vasco14Deep Vihar High School
Napusa15Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School
Ponda-116A. J. De Almeida High School
Ponda(Farmagudi)17G. V. Ms Smt. N. J. Aguiar Higher Secondary School
Bicholim18Shantadurga High School
Curchorem19Govt. Polytechnic, Curchorem
Porvorim20Vidya Prabodhini Higher Secondary School
Assagao21DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School
Sanquelim22Govt. Higher Secondary School
Cuncolim23Maria Bambina Higher Secondary School
Dharbandora24BBSS, Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School

FAQs on Application Form of GCET 2023

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions on the GCET exam:

Q: What is the GCET exam for?

Ans: GCET, or Goa Common Entrance Test, is a state-level engineering entrance test conducted in the state of Goa.

Q: When will the officials release the GCET 2023 application form?

Ans: The GCET 2023 application form is expected to be released in the last week of March 2023.

Q: Where can I apply for GCET 2023?

Ans: Candidates can apply for GCET by visiting the official website dte.goa.gov.in.

Q: Can students residing outside apply for the GCET exam?

Ans: Yes, NRI or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders can also apply for the GCET exam.

Q: Who will conduct the GCET examination 2023?

Ans: The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa, will conduct the GCET Examination 2023.

Also, read:

GCET Notification GCET Important Dates
GCET ExamGCET Admit Card

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