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GUJCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

GUJCET
GUJCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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GUJCET stands for Gujarat Common Entrance Test. It is a state-level Common Entrance Test. It is conducted by GSEB. The Exam is for students aspiring to get admission into Engineering, Diploma & Pharmacy courses.

The Entrance Exam is followed by the admission & Counselling process. It is done by the ACPC. All the private colleges, Govt colleges & other state colleges take part in the GUJCET to select candidates for admission.

 

GUJCET News

The tentative dates for the 2022 exam are said to be out. Check the table for reference.

Date

Event

UPCATET Notification 2022

Last week of April 2022

UPCATET 2022 Exam date

2nd Week of July

UPCATET 2022 Result

1st week of August 2022

 

Details regarding the second and third phases of the exam in 2022 are still unavailable. It will be reflected here as the dates are announced. However, till then one can conjecture the time gaps seeing the details of the 2021 exam mentioned ahead in the description.

 

The GUJCET 2021 was held on 6th August 2021. Some of the important updates about the exam are below:

  1. GSHSEB released the on 21st August 2021. Students can find their results on the official website.
  2. The GUJCET 2021 Provisional merit list got released on 6th September 2021 by ACPC. The final merit list will get released soon.
  3. Authorities have released the GUJCET 2021 Revised Counselling schedule plan. Candidates can fill up the choices for the Mock round of GUJCET 2021.
  4. There were in total 1.17 lakh registrations for GUJCET 2021 Exam. Out of a total, 1.13 lakh students took the exam.

Table of Contents

 

ABOUT GUJCET

GUJCET stands for Gujarat Common Entrance Test. The exam conducting board is GSEB. GSEB stands for the Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board. It is a state government body. It regulates the Administration and Policymaking areas of the Educational system. The important areas covered by the board are academics, Research & Development.

GSEB is also responsible for Conducting State level Exams. It conducts SSC level & HSC level exams.

The Gujarat Board was formed after the passing of ‘The Gujarat Secondary Education Act 1972’. The other functions of the board include preparing the syllabus, & Inspecting state schools. GSEB changed the state-level exam from JEE (Mains) to GUJCET.

 

Some of the important points before proceeding further are:

  1. The GCET is a UG & State level Exam conducted for candidates seeking admission in B.E, B.PHARMA & B.TECH Courses.
  2. GUJCET consists of three subjects – Physics, Chemistry & Maths.
  3. The Students applying for GUJCET should not be less than 17 years of age. They should have completed their 10+2 from the recognized board.
  4. The Students Must have scored at least 45% (General Category) & 40% (Reserved Category) in the 10+2 exam.
  5. The candidate must have a Domicile certificate of Gujarat (In case of Reservation)
  6. The candidate must be a citizen of India.

 

GUJCET  HIGHLIGHTS

The table below mentions all important details regarding the exam:

FACTORS DETAILS
Full Exam Name Gujarat Common Entrance Test
Short Exam Name GUJCET
Conducting Authority Gujarat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board
Exam Level Under Graduate (UG) & State Level Exam
Official Website gujcet.gseb.gov.in
Courses Provided B,Tech/ B.Pharma, B.E
Course Duration 4 to 5 years
Conducting Frequency Yearly
Exam Mode Offline
Paper Language Gujarat, English & Hindi
Total questions 120
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
Time Duration 180 Minutes
Application Procedure Online
Application Fee Requirement of DD of Rs. 300 in name of the ‘Secretary, Gujarat Common Entrance Test Cell, Gandhinagar’.
Total participating Institutions More than 110
Admission Organization ACPC

 

GUJCET Exam Date

The tentative dates for the 2022 exam are said to be out. Check the table for reference.

Date

Event

GUJCET Notification 2022

Last week of April 2022

GUJCET 2022 Exam date

2nd Week of July

GUJCET 2022 Result

1st week of August 2022

 

Details regarding the second and third phases of the exam in 2022 are still unavailable. It will be reflected here as the dates are announced. However, till then one can conjecture the time gaps seeing the details of the 2021 exam mentioned ahead in the description.

 

Some of the Important Notification Regarding Exam Dates are mentioned below:

  • The Official Notification for the exam was released on 22nd June 2021 followed by a Filling up of the registration form from 23rd June 2021.
  • The last date to fill up the application form is extended from 4th July 2021 to 14th July 2021.
  • The Seat allotment list will get released by the end of September after the final merit list gets uploaded.
  • The Tentative dates for the GUJCET 2021 regarding the application process, admit card, and exam dates have been released. The table below mentions the same:

 

EVENTS DATES
Official Notification Release 22nd June 2021
Release of Application Form 23rd June 2021
Final date to fill the application form 14th July 2021 (Extended Date)
Admit Card Availability 24th July 2021
Examination Date 6th August 2021
Uploading of Provisional Answer key 13th August 2021
Challenging Provisional Answer Key Till 17th August 2021
Result Date 21 August 2021
Start of Counselling Registration 26th July 2021 to 22nd August 2021
Provisional Merit List 1st September 2021
Final Merit list 8th September 2021
Seat Allotment list 22nd September 2021

 

GUJCET NOTIFICATION

The latest notification regarding the Exam are as follows:

  1. On 14 August 2021, GUJCET released the answer key on the official website. The board will permit the students to raise objections against the 2021 answer key. The students are supposed to pay Rs 500 for every objection. The payment will be done through the E-Challan Form. The objection fee will get refunded if the raised objection is correct.
  2. On 21st August 2021, GUJCET Result got declared. Students can download the result from the official website by logging in with provided credentials. Counseling process details will get announced with the results. The final answer key will also get released.
  3. The merit list will include students who passed the qualifying test organized by the board. The merit marks will be based on the 60% weightage of marks obtained in PCM with 40% weightage of marks obtained in GUJCET Exam.

 

GUJCET ELIGIBILITY

The Candidates have to fulfill the GUJCET Eligibility Criteria to take the exam. The eligibility is based on factors such as nationality, age limit, academic qualification, marks, domicile state, etc. The students who will not meet the above criteria will not get admission. The detailed criteria are mentioned below:

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. The candidate should be an Indian citizen
  2. The candidate must have the domicile of Gujarat.
  3. The minimum age limit of the candidate must be 17.
  4. Candidates in the last semester are eligible to apply.

 

DOMICILE ELIGIBILITY

  1. The applicants must have a Gujarat domicile. People from outside carrying a Gujarat domicile are also eligible.
  2. Applicants who completed their 10+2 from Gujarat Board are eligible.
  3. Applicants who have studied from CBSE/ISC board Schools in Gujarat are eligible.
  4. The Applicants who have completed 10+2 from schools in Dadra & Nagar haveli will be eligible if their parents belong from Gujarat.

 

ACADEMIC CRITERIA

  1. Engineering Degree Course: The Applicants must have completed 10+2 with physics and maths. 45% for General Category. 40% for Reserved category.
  2. Pharmacy Degree Programme: The Applicants Must have completed a 10+2 level with Physics & Chemistry. Minimum of 45% for General category. 40% for the Reserved Category.
  3. Diploma Degree: The applicant must have qualified 10+2 with physics & Chemistry.

 

RESERVATION

The below tables consist of the seats provided to the reserved category for GUJCET 2021:

 

                                               CATEGORY RESERVED SEATS (%)
SC 7%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, including widows and orphans of any caste 27%
ST 15%
Children of Defence Personnel and Ex-Servicemen

 

1%
Unreserved Economically Weaker Sections 10%
PwD 5%

 

SELECTION

The applicants seeking admission to the BTECH program through GUJCET have to complete the steps below.

 

  • Filling up of GUJCET Application Form
  • Appearing for the exam.
  • Qualifying the exam
  • Registration for counseling from ACPC Portal
  • Participating in Counselling for admission.

 

GUJCET REGISTRATION

GSEB Reopened the window for the application form on 14th July 2021 for GUJCET. The registered candidates can download the hall tickets for the 2021 exam.

 

Procedure

  1. The candidate has to click on the link ‘New User Registration on the home page of the official website.
  2. The Registration form will appear. The candidate has to fill up the form by entering all required information.
  3. The login ID will be generated with a password after registration.
  4. The candidate can log in with the provided mobile number, password & captcha code.
  5. Payment of Application fee of Rs 300 shall be made through online SBI Epay. Offline payment can be made at any SBI Branch, Credit/Debit Card, or Net banking.
  6. Candidates should then upload the scanned document images of their photo & sign.
  7. Candidates should then submit the application after agreeing to the declaration.
  8. The candidates should take a print of the application form for the future.

 

DETAILS TO FILL

The following are the details to be filled in by the applicants:

  1. Candidate name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Gender
  4. Nature of Physical problem (for physically disabled candidates)
  5. Caste Information
  6. Home Address of the candidate
  7. Landline number
  8. Selection of board code from the list
  9. Option for exam center
  10. HSC details
  11. Education Medium
  12. Passport size photo
  13. Sign

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

The documents required for GUJCET 2021 are:

  1. Email Id and mobile number.
  2. Academic qualification documents for proof.
  3. Aadhaar card number.
  4. Family income detail.
  5. Scanned images of photos and signs.

 

Document Size Format Dimension
Photo 5 KB to 50 KB JPG 120 X 120 pixels
Sign 5 KB to 50 KB JPG 120 X 120 pixels

 

 

CONTACT HELPLINE

If a candidate has any query regarding GUJCET Application form 2021, S/he can contact the authority at:

Mobile number: (079) 23220538

Email: gshseb_gnr@yahoo.in

Address: Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Sector 10, Near Old Sachivalaya,

Gandhinagar – 382043

 

GUJCET SYLLABUS

The GUJCET 2021 Syllabus consists of Chemistry, Physics, Maths, and Biology. The syllabus is of HSC Level conducted by GSEB Board. GUJCET syllabus can be checked below in the table:

 

PHYSICS

SUBJECTS TOPICS
PHYSICS
  1.  Communication System
  2. Nucleus
  3. Dual Nature of Radiation & Matter
  4.  Electromagnetic Induction
  5. Wave Optics
  6. Semi-Conductor Electronics Atoms
  7. Magnetism & Matter
  8.   Electric Charge & Electric Field
  9. Electro-Magnetic Waves
  10. Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
  11. Ray Optics
  12. Current Electricity
  13. Alternating Current
  14. Electrostatic Potential & Capacitance

 

PHYSICS REFERENCE BOOKS

  1. Concepts of Physics – H.C Verma
  2. Fundamentals of Physics-Halliday, Resnik, and Walker

 

CHEMISTRY

SUBJECTS TOPICS
CHEMISTRY
  1. Complex Salts or Co-ordination Compound
  2. Chemistry in Everyday Life
  3. Solutions
  4. Phenols and Ethers
  5. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  6.  f Block Elements
  7. Polymers
  8. Surface Chemistry
  9. Solid State
  10. Aldehydes
  11. Alcohols
  12. Chemical Kinetics
  13. P Block Elements – II
  14. Halo Alkanes and Halo Arenes
  15. Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  16. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  17. Biomolecules
  18. Electro-chemistry

 

CHEMISTRY REFERENCE BOOKS

Concepts Of Organic Chemistry- OP Tandon

Organic Chemistry- Morrison Boyd

 

MATHS

SUBJECTS TOPICS
MATHEMATICS
  1. Vectors
  2. Indefinite Integration
  3. Permutation & Combination
  4. Theory of Equations
  5. Sets, Relations & Functions
  6. Three Dimensional Geometry
  7. Complex Numbers
  8. Definite Integration
  9. Limit
  10. Probability
  11. Matrices Determinant

 

MATHS REFERENCE BOOKS

  1. Handbook of Maths- Amit Rastogi
  2. Maths – RS Agrawal, IA Maroon

 

BIOLOGY

SUBJECT TOPICS
BIOLOGY
  1. Biology & Human Welfare
  2. Biotechnology and its application
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  4. Diversity in Living World
  5. Ecology and its environment
  6. Genetics and Evolution
  7. Human Physiology
  8. Plant Physiology
  9. Reproduction
  10. Structural Organization in animals and plants

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • GUJCET 15 Practice Sets – Dr. Chandresh Agrawal.
  • Papers For GUJCET/ JEE/NEET (in Gujarati) – Raj Prakashan.
  • GUJCET guide-S. Dinesh.
  • Test series GUJCET (PCM) in English – Devesh Bhardwaj.

 

GUJCET EXAM PATTERN

The Exam pattern helps candidates understand the basics of the paper. It helps in the preparation strategy. The question paper will contain two parts. Paper 1 will contain questions from physics & chemistry. Paper 2 will contain questions from maths.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The question paper will have questions from physics, chemistry & maths.
  • Exam mode: Offline (Pen & Paper).
  • Question Type: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Exam Medium: Gujrati, Hindi & English.
  • Paper 1 will be conducted in the morning shift with a total of 80 questions.
  • Paper 2 will be conducted in the afternoon shift with a total of 80 questions.
  • Engineering candidates have to solve the maths part in Paper 2. Pharmacy. candidates have to solve the biology part in Paper 2.

 

EXAM PATTERN

Paper Subjects Questions Duration
Paper 1 Physics 40 120 minutes
Chemistry 40
  Maths 40 60 Minutes

 

MARKING SCHEME

Each answer will carry 1 mark. There will be a deduction of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

SUBJECTS DETAILS
Physics 40 marks
Chemistry 40 Marks
Maths 40 Marks
 Marks 120 Marks
Negative Marking 0.25 Marks (Per incorrect answer)

 

GUJCET ADMIT CARD

The GUJCET 2021 Admit card is an important paper. The students won’t be permitted to take the exam without the admit card. The admit card will consist of information like the candidate’s name, registration number, exam date, exam time, signature, Email ID, etc. The candidates should keep the admit card safely until the counseling process. Candidates can download their Admit Card from the official website.

 

Below are the steps to download the Admit Card:

  • Go to the official website of GSEB, Gandhinagar.
  • Click on the tab ‘board website’.
  • Click on the link ‘GUJCET 2021 Hall Ticket’.
  • Type your application number & Date of Birth.
  • Click on the Submit option.
  • Download the Admit card. Take a printout for future reference.
  •  

NOTE: Candidates should cross-check the details entered on the admit card. The candidates should go through all the rules & regulations printed on the admit card.

 

DOCUMENTS

Candidates should bring the photocopy of one of the below-mentioned documents with their admit card:

  • PAN Card
  • Voter Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Passport
  • Employee ID
  • Driving License
  • College ID

 

GUJCET RULES

  • The candidates should reach the exam center at a given time.
  • The candidates should follow social distancing.
  • Candidates are supposed to wear masks during exams.
  • NO ELECTRONIC GADGETS ARE ALLOWED.
  • If a candidate is found with an electronic device, the paper will get canceled
  • Candidates should sanitize themselves before the exam.

 

ADMIT CARD DATE

For 2022 updates, visit the site regularly. Meanwhile, you can guess the time gaps by having a glance at the 2021 exam schedule ahead.

EVENTS DATES
GUJCET 2021 Admit Card Release Date 24th July 2021
Exam date 6th August 2021

 

GUJCET RESULT

For 2022 updates, visit the site regularly. Meanwhile, you can guess the time gaps by having a glance at the 2021 exam schedule ahead. The GUJCET 2021 result was declared on 21st August 2021. Candidates can check their results from the website. Details of marks & rank will be on the site.

 

RESULT DATE 2021

EVENTS DATES
GUJCET 2021 Exam Date 6th August 2021
Answer Key Release 13th August 2021
Objections on Answer Key 13th August 2021 to 17th August 2021
Result Date 21st August 2021
Registration for Counselling 26th July 2021 to 27th August 2021
Provisional Merit list 6th September 2021
Final Merit List 15th September 2021

 

How to check the result?

GUJCET 2021 Result got released on the official website. The below is the process to check the same:

  • Visit gseb.org
  • Click on the Result link after login.
  • Enter the 6-digit seat number.
  • GUJCET 2021 Scorecard will display on the screen in PDF Format.
  • Check the particulars mentioned on the result properly to avoid any misunderstanding.
  • Download the result. Take the printout for future reference

NOTE: Candidates can receive their OMR mark sheets from the GSEB District office

 

INFO ON RESULT

The result will have information about the candidate & the exam. They should cross-check the details. The following will be there on the GUJCET 2021 Result card:

  1. Name of the candidate
  2. Roll number
  3. Seat number
  4. Group
  5. Marks secured in each subject
  6. Total Marks obtained
  7. Rank in the exam

 

GUJCET MERIT LIST

The GUJCET 2021 provisional merit list got released on 6th September 2021. The merit list has been prepared based on the result. Students can check their merit-based ranks by signing in from the official portal gujacpc.nic.in. by entering the Application number & course applied.

The merit list students will only be eligible for GUJCET 2021 Counselling & Seat allotment. The Exam conducting authority will give students a chance to challenge the merit list. The final Result & merit list will be released on 15th September 2021. The details are provided below:

  • The merit list will be based on 60% marks weightage secured in PCM & 40% weightage of marks secured in the GUJCET Exam.
  • The second merit list will be made for students who appeared in JEE MAIN 2021 Exam. The merit will be on the basis of 60% marks weightage obtained in PCM after making it with 100 together with the 40% marks weightage secured in JEE Main.

 

TIE-BREAKING

The final list tie-breaking list will be based on the following pattern:

 

  1. Maths and Physics
  2. Maths and chemistry
  3. Physics and Chemistry
  4. Maths
  5. Physics
  6. Chemistry English
  7. Score

 

GUJCET PREPARATION TIPS

Few GUJCET Exam tips are:

  1. Mock exams and sample papers will be a copy of how the entrance test would be, so students may use them to educate themselves with the style. Students can learn their errors and correct them before the entrance exams by applying what they have learned.
  2. Students should read extra study materials in addition to textbooks since it will offer them a wider view on the topics they need to learn. This will make sure that the students are mentally ready from all areas and will help them in doing well in the test.
  3. In some cases, students may find it difficult to remember a given topic or concept. Candidates can create note cards or short notes to make sure that these topics can be studied at any time and from any location. This will allow candidates to see which subjects or formulas they are dealing with and revise them as needed.
  4. It goes without saying that if your ideas are not clear, it will be difficult for you to move forward with your study. Understand the subject from every side. Give your study enough power so you can answer all of the ifs and buts on your own.

 

FAQ

Q1. What is GUJCET Exam?

A. GUJCET stands for Gujarat Common Entrance Test. It is an entrance exam conducted for candidates seeking admission into Pharmacy and engineering programs. The exam is conducted GSEB.

 

Q2. Do questions repeat in GUJCET?

A. Questions do get repeated in the GUJCET Exam. Students should solve the previous year’s papers. It will help while taking the exam.

 

Q3. How to prepare for GUJCET?

A. By preparing a timetable, the students will get adapted to the daily schedule. They will be able to manage time for other tasks too. Students can divide their study time into different subjects. An equal amount of focus should be given to other topics. Dividing time will help students to give more time to the subject with which they are facing difficulty. The students should solve mock papers. This will give the students an idea about the pattern of the exam too.

 

Q4. Is 60% a good score for GUJCET?

A. The minimum score for the tech program is 55% in the 10+2 PCM stream. Students have to score 80% marks in 10+2 as 60% weightage is given to 12th marks & 40% to GUJCET. A rank within 500 in the exam will be enough for getting admission to the chosen course.

 

Q5. How many seats are available in GUJCET?

A. GUJCET 2021 participating institutions will contain the list of all colleges which will offer admissions based on GUJCET scores. Around 112 institutes are offering 68,343 seats to candidates.

 

Q6. Is GUJCET compulsory for Engineering?

A. GUJCET is a mandatory exam for admission into engineering, pharmacy, and diploma courses.

 

Q7. What is Cut off for GUJCET 2021?

A. GUJCET cut-off is the minimum score required by a candidate to pass. Candidates can check opening and closing rank in the Examination cut-off pdf for admissions in GUJCET linked colleges. The cut-off score will release after the counseling & seat allotment round.

 

Q8. Is GUJCET important?

A. The GUJCET is a state-level entrance exam in Gujarat. Many candidates give annual attempts. It offers students courses such as MBBS, BDS, homeopathy, and Ayurveda

 

Q9. Are students from outside eligible to give GUJCET?

A. Students from abroad cannot appear for GUJCET. All the candidates should be citizens of India. Applicants should have qualified class XII from Gujarat State Board. Students must score an at least 60% in the qualifying exam to take the test.

 

Q10. Can CBSE students give GUJCET?

A. Students from the CBSE board can appear for the GUJCET exam. The Exam scores and the board exam score will be checked. Students can apply for online admissions in Govt College based on merit.

 

Q11. What is the Study Plan for Chemistry?

A. Maintain a diary of all key equations, reactions, and formulae and practice them on a regular basis.
Solve an acceptable number of problems for each topic. If you don’t study the topic on a regular basis, you won’t be able to remember the ideas. Take a look at the questions and begin revising the topics.

 

Q12. Why are Mock Tests Important?

A. Solving previous year papers and practice exam series will get you far. Making  this habit in your study schedule will surely provide you with an excellent preparation for the future. Because of the high level of the test, doing past year problems can help you know the weightage of different topics.

 

Q13. Why should students practice difficult question papers?

A. When you finish a chapter, solve a possible number of GUJCET practice tests of growing difficulty. The tough questions should be handled at a later time. You will also answer JEE Main practice tests because the syllabuses for JEE Main and GUJCET are largely same.

 

Q14. How many students took the GUJCET 2021?

A . There were 106164 students took the GUJCET 2021 exam out of a total of 127625 who registered.

 

Q15. What is a Good GUJCET 2021 Score?

A. The GUJCET 2021 test is 120 points, and students who score more than 90 points can believe their result to be good. A percentile above 80, on the other hand, can help students gain entry to top private universities.

 

Q6. How is the ACPC merit list for 2021 created?

A. The ACPC 2021 merit list is based on grades in class 12 and the GUJCET 2021. The theory percentile given by various boards in mathematics or biology, together with physics and chemistry is 50% weightage, with the remaining 50% weightage going to the GUJCET result.

 

 

 

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