Candidates applied for the Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET/ Goa CET) 2018 must start preparing for the exam.  This article is about the Exam Pattern and Syllabus for GCET Exam 2018.

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Candidates are advised to be well acquainted with GCET 2018 exam pattern in order to make the preparation more effective. Exam Pattern of GCET gives the candidate an idea about the mode of exam, duration, subjects and questions asked from each section, marking scheme.

To get a clear idea about the exam pattern, see the table below

GCET 2018 Exam Pattern

1.)Exam ModeOffline (Pen – Paper Based)
2.)SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry & Mathematics
3.)Duration of ExamEach subject will be held separately and will be of 2 hours duration.
4.)Total number of Question per subject75
5.)Marks alloted per paper75
6.)Total Marks of GCET 2018 Exam225
7.)Question TypeMCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
8.)Marking Scheme1 Mark will be awarded for correct answer. There is no negative marking.

Candidates can check and analyze previous year question paper in order to get a clear idea of the question difficulty and pattern by visiting the below link

GCET 2018 Time Table

The Tentative Dates and Time for GCET 2018 have been released and are as follows:

1.Physics08.05.1810AM – 12NoonTuesday
2.Chemistry08.05.182PM – 4PMTuesday
3.Mathematics09.05.1810AM – 12NoonWednesday

Syllabus for GCET 2018

The Syllabus of GCET 2018 is based on subjects including physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology of 11th and 12th standard of Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education. The whole question paper will be asked on only these subjects. The topics under the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology are as follows :

1.ElectrostaticsSolid State
2.Current ElectricitySolutions
3.Magnetic Effects Of Current And MagnetismElectro Chemistry
4.Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating CurrentsChemical Kinetics
5.Electromagnetic WavesSurface Chemistry
6.OpticsGeneral Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Elements
7.Dual Nature Of Matter And RadiationP-Block Elements
8.Atoms And NucleiD And F Block Elements
9. Electronic DevicesCoordination Compounds
10. Communication Systems


Haloalkanes And Haloarenes
11.Alcohols, Phenols And Ethers
12.Aldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic Acids
13.Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
14. Biomolecules
15.Polymerschemistry In Everyday Life


1.Relations And FunctionsReproduction
2.AlgebraGenetics And Evolution
3.CalculusBiology And Human Welfare
4.Vectors And Three-Dimensional GeometryBiotechnology And Its Applications
5.Linear ProgrammingEcology And Environment

So, candidates who have applied for the GCET 2018 Exam must know the exam pattern and syllabus for the GCET 2018 before appearing in the examination.


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