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

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GUJCET Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to participate in the exam, it is necessary for the applicant to satisfy the eligibility conditions as prescribed by the exam conducting body. Every year GSEB conducts the GUJCET exam to select the students for engineering and medical courses. The important guidelines are:

  • Candidates must be Indian and have a Gujarat domicile
  • The minimum age of the candidates must be 17 years or above
  • Candidates should have completed a 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% on 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.

Factors Determining Gujarat CET Eligibility Criteria 2021

The GUJCET Eligibility Conditions are determined after considering a few factors. Hence, the factors that are taken into consideration are as follows:

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

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. In addition, a percentage of seats are reserved for reserved category students. The seats under the reserved category are allotted only after the verification of documents. Further, the 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 Application Form 2021

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) releases the application form in online mode. GUJCET 2021 Application Form has to be submitted on or before the due date. However, after that, the form can be submitted with an additional fee of INR 1,200. The application procedure includes Registration, Payment of Application Fee, Filling the Form, Uploading Documents, and taking out a printout of the filled form. Moreover, the applicants are also advised to check out the eligibility criteria before form filling. As it is necessary for each applicant to satisfy the prescribed eligibility conditions.

GUJCET Eligibility FAQs

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for the GUJCET?
Ans. Candidates must be Indian and have a 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 the reserved category needs 40% marks in aggregate.
Ques. Can students outside from Gujarat can apply for GUJCET?
Ans. Yes, candidates outside Gujarat can also apply if they have a domicile certificate from Gujarat state.
Ques. Can I get admission in Gujarat engineering colleges without taking the GUJCET?
Ans.Yes, but only on a 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 the 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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