Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET/ Goa CET) is a state level entrance examination. Candidates must fill up application form who are interested to get enrolled for under graduate course in various Programmes in the field of Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy and Homeopathy offered by the Government and Private colleges/institutions of Goa.

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This article will provide the information about the important dates /updates/exam centre of GCET 2018 Examination.

Important Update of GCET 2018

DTE has recently announced that the Candidates have to download and take a printout of the application form(A) which will be received from 2nd April till 7th April 2018. The offline mode (i.e pen – paper based) exam will be held on 8th and  9th  May, 2018. For admission to Medical and Dental courses Candidates have to appear for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) – 2018 conducted by CBSE. For admission to Architecture course candidates have to appear for  NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture.

Important dates Regarding GCET 2018

S.NoEventsDates (tentative)
1.Announcement of official notification11th  September, 2017
2.Application form will available fromMarch 2018 Announced
3.Closing date to submit the application form7th April 2018 Announced
4.Last date for the submission of online application form (with late fee of Rs.1500/-) 27th April 2018
5.Admit Card will available from 27th April 2018
6.GCET 2018 exam date8th – 9th May 2018 Announced
7.Result declaration16th May 2018
8.Start of receiving of application forms for Admission (FORM B/B1/B2) at notified locationMay 2018
9.Display of Eligibility List at Admission CentreJune 2018
10.Last date for compliance with deficiencies in eligibilityJune 2018
11.Display of Provisional Merit List at Admission CentreJune 2018
12.Display of Final Merit List at Admission CentreJune 2018
13.First Round of AdmissionJune 2018
14.Second Round of AdmissionJuly 2018
15.Additional Round of Admission (if required)July 2018
16.Special Round of Admission to fill vacant seats (if any) in MBBS/BDS CoursesSeptember 2018

Exam Centers of GCET 2018

GCET 2018 Exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 8th and 9th,2018 in multiple shifts at various exam centers. Candidates must be very careful while selecting GCET exam centers as request for change of centre will not be entertained after the submission of the application form. The name and complete address of GCET exam centre allotted to candidates will be mentioned on the Admit Card. The official list of exam centres will be uploaded here as soon as DTE releases the same. Here is list of exam expected exam centers with cities, centre code and exam centre address :-

S.NoCitiesCentre CodeExam Centre Address
1Tiswadi Cujira(Bambolim)10Dhempe Higher Secondary School of Arts & Science
2Panaji11Goa College of Pharmacy
3Verna12Fr. Agnel Multipurpose Hr. Secondary School
4Navelim13Rosary College/Higher Secondary School of Arts & Commerce
5Vasco14Deep Vihar High School
6Mapusa15Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School
7Ponda 116A.J. De Almeida High School
8Ponda (Farmagudi)17G. V. Ms. Smt. N. J. Aguiar Higher Secondary School
9Bicholim18Narayan Zantye College of Commerce
10Curchorem19Smt. Chandrabhaga T. Naik Higher Secondary School
11Porvorim20Vidya Prabodhini Higher Secondary School
12Assagao21DM’s PVS Sarojini M. Kushe Higher Secondary School
13Sanquelim22Govt. Higher Secondary School
14Cuncolim23Maria Bambina Higher Secondary School
15Dharbandora24BBSS, Vishweshwar Shankar Laad Higher Secondary School

Here are some important points that aspirant must keep in their mind while filling up the exam centers in application form :

  • Candidates are advised to choose the exam centers for GCET 2018, which is not very far from their residing address.
  • DTE, Goa can cancel any exam centre if there are very few applicants for that particular centre. If any examination centre is cancelled by DTE, then a new centre will be allocated according to the preference of the Candidates. In that case, The authority will inform each and every Candidate about the change in the exam centre.
  • Candidates must reach their respective exam centers for GCET 2018 Exam an hour before the scheduled time mentioned in the Admit Card.


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