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.

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

S.No Particulars Details
1.) Exam Mode Offline (Pen – Paper Based)
2.) Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
3.) Duration of Exam Each subject will be held separately and will be of 2 hours duration.
4.) Total number of Question per subject 75
5.) Marks alloted per paper 75
6.) Total Marks of GCET 2018 Exam 225
7.) Question Type MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)
8.) Marking Scheme 1 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:

S.No Subject Date Time Day
1. Physics 08.05.18 10AM – 12Noon Tuesday
2. Chemistry 08.05.18 2PM – 4PM Tuesday
3. Mathematics 09.05.18 10AM – 12Noon Wednesday

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 :

S.No Physics Chemistry
1. Electrostatics Solid State
2. Current Electricity Solutions
3. Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism Electro Chemistry
4. Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents Chemical Kinetics
5. Electromagnetic Waves Surface Chemistry
6. Optics General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Elements
7. Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation P-Block Elements
8. Atoms And Nuclei D And F Block Elements
9.  Electronic Devices Coordination 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


S.No Mathematics Biology
1. Relations And Functions Reproduction
2. Algebra Genetics And Evolution
3. Calculus Biology And Human Welfare
4. Vectors And Three-Dimensional Geometry Biotechnology And Its Applications
5. Linear Programming Ecology And Environment
6 Probability

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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