GUJCET Eligibility Criteria: Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) conducts the GUJCET exam every year. GUCET is the entrance exam which is held for the selection of the candidates in the Engineering, Medicine, and Paramedicine.  Thousands of students participate in the Gujarat Common Entrance TestGSEB has set certain eligibility criteria for GUCET 2021. Not every student can participate in the GUCET 2021 examination. Students have to fulfill certain eligibility criteria in order to fill the GUCET Application form. Before having a registration, candidates are asked to look into the eligibility criteria in order to be the part of GUJCET exam. There is compensation in the marks for the reservation category. Hence check the eligibility for GUCET before applying for it. Read the article given below to get more updates on GUCET 2021 exam.

Check Eligibility For GUJCET Exam

Factors Determining GUJARAT CET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Eligibility criteria for GUJCET are determined by various factors. Those factors are :

  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Qualifying examination
  • Main subjects in 12th
  • Qualifying Marks/Percentage

GUJCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be aware of the fact that they have to fulfill certain eligibility criteria in order to participate in the GUJCET exam. Every year GSEB conducts the GUJCET exam to select the students for engineering and medical courses. The important guidelines of the eligibility process are given below:

  • Candidates must be Indian and have a Gujarat domicile
  • Minimum age of the candidates must be 17 years or above
  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination from CBSE, ICSE or Gujarat State Board.
  • Candidates who are going to appear for the 2021 board exam can also apply for the GUJCET 2021.
  • General Candidates need to have at least 45% in the 12th board and the reserved category needs 40% to fill the form.
  • Must have PCM/PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology) as the main subject in 12th class.

GUJCET 2021 Reservation Policy

Candidates belonging to the reserved category have the advantage over the minimum marks requirement and on GUJCET seats. Reserved candidates have to show the community certificate in order to claim the reservation.

Categories as per the reservation percentage are given below:

CategoriesPercentage of Seats Reserved
Scheduled Caste (SC)7%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)15%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, including widows and orphan of any caste27%
Unreserved Economically Weaker Sections10%
Physically Disabled Category5%
Children of Defense Personnel and Ex-Servicemen1%

GUJCET Eligibility FAQs

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for the GUJCET?
Ans. Candidates must be Indian and have Gujarat domicile and have completed or appearing the 12th board exam 2021. They must also have the subjects PCM/PCB as per the requirement of the course. The general category needs 45% while reserved category needs 40% marks in aggregate.
Ques. Can students outside from Gujarat can apply for GUJCET 2021?
Ans. Yes, candidates outside Gujarat can also apply if they have domicile certificate of Gujarat state.
Ques. Can I get admission in Gujarat engineering colleges without taking the GUJCET ?
Ans.Yes, but only on management and NRI basis where you have to pay a heavy amount.
Ques. Why Candidates outside Gujarat are not eligible for admission in government Colleges at Gujarat?
Ans. They are eligible if they get themselves registered through ACPC Registration portal which is available online, to reserve the seat.
Ques. How ACPC merit rank is calculated?
Ans. ACPC Merit rank is calculated on the basis of the GUJCET rank.


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