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GOA CET 2016: Apply from March 28

Mathrubhumi Education Online

 |  3rd March 2016

Kochi: The Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa shall conduct Goa Common Entrance Test 2016 (GCET-16) for admissions to Professional Degree courses in Medical, Dental, Engineering, Pharmacy and Homeopathy in the State of Goa, for the academic year 2016-17. Admissions to Degree course in Architecture shall be on the basis of NATA as per details given under eligibility. All candidates desirous of seeking admissions to Professional Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Pharmacy and Homoeopathy in the colleges within the State of Goa (Except AIQ & GOI) during the academic session 2016-2017, must appear and have a valid score in GCET-16, and should fulfil other eligibility criteria for admission as mentioned below.

Courses
Medicine (MBBS)
Dentistry (BDS)
Engineering (BE)
Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
Architecture (B.Arch)
Homoeopathy (BHMS)
Ayurveda (BAMS)
Allied Health Sciences (BPT, BOT, B.Opt., B.Sc MIT, B.Sc AT)
B.Sc. in Nursing

Institutions:
1. Goa Medical College, Bambolim Goa
2. Goa Dental College & Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Medical Complex, Bambolim, Goa-403202
3. Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa-403401
4. Padre Conceicao College of Engineering, Agnel Technical Education Complex, Verna, Goa-403722
5. Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engg. & Info Tech., Shiv-Shail Karai Shiroda, Goa - 403103
6. Don Bosco College of Enginnering, Fatorda, Margao-Goa
7. Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Assagao, Bardez, Goa.
8. Goa College of Pharmacy, 18th June Road, Panaji Goa-403001
9. P.E. S.Rajaram & Tarabai Bandekar College of Pharmacy, Post Box no. 73, Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa 403401
10. Goa College of Architecture, Dr. T.B.Cunha Educational Complex, Altinho, Panaji, Goa
11. Shri Kamaxidevi Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, “Shiv-Shail”, Karai, Shiroda-Goa
12. Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya & Research Centre
13. Institute of Nursing Education, Opp. Station Workshop, EME Bambolim Camp- Goa, 403 202.

Eligibility:
Nationality:
Admission to professional courses in State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may also apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) /Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admissions to seats under NRI Category.
Foreign Nationals and Persons of Indian Origin holding non-Indian passport must apply to Govt. of India.

Age:
An applicant to Degree courses in Medicine, Dentistry and Homoeopathy must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the academic year of admission to become eligible for admission to First Year. No age limit, minimum or maximum, is specified for admission to Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture.

Qualifying Examination & Minimum Marks:
An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the H.S.S.C. examination of Goa Board, and must have obtained the minimum percentage of marks in the specific subjects, as prescribed for the admission to respective professional courses, as under.

a.1 First Year MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, AHS 
Applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate (Std. XII) examination of Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English and secured not less than 50% marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together. (40% for the applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC only and 45% for applicants belonging to PH category for MBBS and BDS Course).

a.2 B.Sc. in Nursing
Applicants should have passed HSSC with minimum 50% aggregate marks, as well as secure 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology for General Category, (45% aggregate marks in all subjects for candidates belonging to SC/ST category, as well as min. 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

b. First Year B.E.
The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science /Biology and secured not less than 45%* marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics & Mathematics with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology. (40%* for the applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC only).

c. First Year B. Pharm.
The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science /Biology and secured not less than 45%* marks in the aggregate of subjects of Physics & Chemistry with one of the following subjects Mathematics/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology. (40%* for the applicants belonging to SC, ST and OBC only). As per Pharmacy Council of India Regulations, candidates passing Senior Secondary School examination conducted by National Open School, New Delhi are not approved/eligible for admissions to B.Pharm.

d. First Year B.Arch.:
The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects and secured at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% aggregate marks for applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC). OR 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks. OR International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
Applicants scoring minimum 80/200 at NATA will be eligible for admission to B.Arch.

e. Kashmiri Migrants Only in Engineering Courses:
The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) examination or its equivalent examination with English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology and secured not less than 45% marks in the subjects of Physics & Mathematics with one of the following subjects Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/Biology.

Applications:
The prospectus shall be available at notified places on payment of Rs. 1500/- in cash (Extra service charge notified payable to designated branches of notified Bank.)

Outstation candidates can obtain the prospectus and application form by sending request to Director, Directorate of Technical Education, Alto- Porvorim, Goa, 403521 along with a DD of Rs.1500/- payable in favour of “Director of Technical Education” at Panaji. 

Candidates may utilize downloaded Application Form –A from http://dtegoa.gov.in/cad2016/prosp/form_A_2016.pdf for appearing at GCET-16 and submit the same in person at notified Application Reception Centre as per centre opted, along with a DD of Rs. 1500/-  by demand draft payable in favour of “Director of  Technical Education” at Panaji – Goa, drawn on any Scheduled Bank and three identical photographs as indicated, and other relevant certificates (self attested photo copies) to obtain the Photo-Admit Card, from the Admission Committee. Admit cards will be issued only to candidates in person.

Schedule of GCET-2016:
1. Start of receiving of application forms for GCET-16 (FORM A) at Application Reception Centre: 28-03-16
2. Last date for receiving forms for GCET-16 (FORM A) at Application Reception Centre & Collecting Admit Cards: 02-04-16
3. Last date for receiving of GCET-2016 (Form A) at DTE and collecting Admit Cards (with late fees): 29-04-16 (Mon)
4. Dates of GCET-16: 10-05-16 (Tue) & 11-05-16 (Wed)
5. Result of GCET-16 (Expected): 18-05-16

For details, logon to the link: http://dtegoa.gov.in/cad2016/prosp/gcet2016.pdf
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