GCET Cut Off 2024 will be released on the basis of the average marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam. Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET/ Goa CET) is organized and conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Authority of Goa. After the completion of the exam, the authorities will announce the result and the cut-off marks. Cut-off marks of GCET is the minimum marks required to get a seat in a particular course/ college. It varies from college to college and year to year. The GCET Cut Off is declared category-wise and the students who qualify for the minimum cut-off marks are eligible to take admission. Only those students who will qualify for the minimum cut-off for a particular course will be shortlisted in the merit list. This article provides information about the GCET cut-off 2024 and seat reservations for the exam.

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GCET 2024 Cut Off

The DTE Goa will release the various cut off lists for admission of the candidates who have appeared in the entrance test. Here are a few important points regarding the GCET 2024 cut off list. Candidates must check the important points regarding the cut off list of GCET from the instructions given below:

  • Few days after the announcement of the Result, DTE, Goa (Directorate of Technical Education) will determine the minimum scores that the candidates need to obtain and will release an online definite cut off mark for admission to various undergraduate courses at the universities and colleges in Goa.
  • Candidates are advised to visit the official website on a regular basis in order to keep themselves updated.
  • DTE determines the GCET 2024 cut-off depending on various factors like candidate’s performance, seat capacity for the respective courses and the college, total number of test-takers, difficulty level of the paper, and reservation policy.
  • Applicants failing to meet GCET cut off 2024 will not be considered eligible for admissions to undergraduate programmes at the universities and colleges in Goa.
  • On the basis of the GCET 2024 cut-off, Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Goa prepares the GCET merit list for the examinees.
  • Seats are allocated to candidates as per their ranks in GCET 2024 merit list.

GCET 2024 Seat Reservation

Directorate of Technical Education, Goa reserves a definite number of seats for the candidates belonging to special categories such as Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Physically Disabled, etc. Candidates have to mention their category while filling the application form of GCET 2024. Students claiming reservations are required to produce valid supporting documents in the prescribed format at the time of counselling in order to avail the benefit of GCET reservation of seats 2024. The seat matrix of GCET 2024 will be uploaded here as soon as it gets released by DTE.

Meanwhile, Candidates can check the reserved seats for each category of GCET 2024 by having a look at the table below:-

GCET 2024 reservation table for seats under Government Quota

S. No.CategoriesPercentage of Reservation
1.Scheduled Caste (SC)2%
2.Scheduled Tribe (ST)12%
3.Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%
4.Physically Handicapped (PH)3%
5.Freedom Fighter (FF)1%
6.Central & State Personnel3%
7.Ex- Defence Service Personnel1%
8.GN (Grandparent/Parent from Goa)2%
9.NRIUp to 5%
10.Kashmiri MigrantOn supernumerary basis for AICTE courses

Eligibility Criteria for Different Caste

SC Category (2%): There are 5 castes mentioned below which will be considered under the list of Scheduled Castes in the State of Goa. Candidates belonging to the below-mentioned castes will have to provide the caste certificate from Competent Authority with the view to avail of all the benefits in Goa CET reservation criteria.

2.Chambhar (Hadi)
4.Mahyavanshi (Vat)

ST Category (12%): There are eight castes mentioned below. If there are candidates belonging to any of these castes, they will be considered for the reservation benefits under Scheduled Caste in the State of Goa. Candidates belonging to this category, have to provide the caste certificate from Competent Authority for availing all the benefits in Goa CET 2024 reservation criteria.

1Dhodia (Halpati)
2Dubla (Talavia)
3Naikda (Nayaka)

OBC Category (27%): Candidates coming from the 20 backgrounds (as mentioned below), will be considered in the list of OBC (Other  Backward Class) in the State of Goa and can avail the benefits of reservation criteria under OBC-Non Creamy Layer.

Applicants belonging to this category will have to provide the caste certificate from the Competent Authority for availing all the benefits.

S. No.CasteS. No.Caste
1Bhandari Naik11Kumbhar (I/c Christian Kumbhar)
2Christian Barber12Mahalo, Nabhik, Nai, Napit, Nhavi
3Christian Mahar13Nathjogi
4Vishwakarma /Cbari/ Mesta14Pagui Gabit
6Dhobi, Rajak, Madval (I/c Christian Dhobi)16Shimpi
9Kharvi (I/c Christian Kharvi)19Christian Renders
10Kalaikad Black SmitWT in Smith20Komarpant

GCET 2024 Participating Institutes

Below is the list of the institutes that are participating in GCET 2024.

S. No.Participating Institutes
1.Goa Engineering College, Farmagudi
2.Padre Conceicao College of Engg, Verna
3.Shree Rayeshwar Institute of E. & Info Tech., Shiroda
4.Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda
5Agnel Institute of Technology & Design

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