GUJCET Exam

GUJCET 2023 – Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling

Last Modified on : 05 Apr 2024

The Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) is a state-level examination for admission to Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy courses in government, government-aided, and self-financed engineering institutes in Gujarat. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) conducts the GUJCET entrance exam via offline mode. Further admission processes, such as counselling, seat allotment, etc., are conducted by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC). Let’s check out the complete details related to the GUJCET 2023 exam, such as eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, the application process, admit card, results, etc.

GUJCET 2023 Latest Updates - 

- The notification was released on 2nd January 2023.

- The application forms were released on 6th January 2023, and the last date to submit the application form is 31st January 2023.

GUJCET 2023 - Quick Overview

Exam Name

Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET)

Exam Conducting Authority

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board

Exam Level

State-Level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Mode

Offline

Mode of Application

Online

Exam Languages

Hindi, English, Gujarati

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GUJCET Exam 2023 Important Dates

Here is the schedule for the Gujarat Common Entrance Test 2023:

GUJCET 2023 Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of official advertisement

2nd January 2023

GUJCET 2023 Application process begins

6th January 2023

GUJCET 2023 Application process ends

31st January 2023

Correction Window

January 2023

Admit card availability

February 2023

GUJCET 2023 exam

3rd April 2023

Release of answer key

April 2023

GUJCET 2023 result

May 2023

Counselling registration

May 2023

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 The counselling schedule is as follows:

GUJCET 2023 Counselling Events

Important Dates

Online registration & submission of a filled registration form with necessary documents at Help Centres

May 2023

Last date for counselling registration

July 2023

Declaration of Provisional Merit List

August 2023

Choice filling for mock round

August 2023

Mock round result

August 2023

Final merit list display

August 2023

Filling & alteration of choices for actual admission- Round 1

August 2023

1st round allotment list

September 2023

Display of vacancy – Round 1

September 2023

Merit List for JEE

September 2023

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GUJCET Exam 2023 Pattern & Syllabus

GUJCET 2023 Exam Pattern

It is a good idea to get information about the number of stations, marking scheme, type of questions, etc., about the exam. Here is the pattern for the exam:

For B.Tech. Course

The exam will be conducted in offline mode, and the question paper will be in Hindi, English, and Gujarati languages.

Papers

Subjects

Number of Questions

Duration

Paper-I

Physics and Chemistry

80 (40 each)

120 minutes

Paper-II

Mathematics

40

60 minutes

TOTAL

 

120

180 minutes

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Marking Scheme - Each question will be 1 mark, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.

For B.Pharm. Course

It will be a pen, paper-based exam (offline), and the question paper will be in Hindi, English, and Gujarati languages.

Papers

Subjects

Number of Questions

Duration

Paper-I

Physics and Chemistry

80 (40 each)

120 minutes

Paper-II

Mathematics/Biology

40

60 minutes

TOTAL

 

120

180 minutes

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Marking Scheme - 1 mark will be awarded for every correct response, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.


GUJCET 2023 Syllabus

There is no specified syllabus for the exam. Questions are asked from the curriculum of class XI and class XII. Candidates can prepare for the exam with JEE's Main competitive books. Some of the good books for the GUJCET exam are:

  • Physics by DC Pandey
  • Physics by HC Verma
  • Cengage series
  • Mathematics by R.D. Sharma (Basics)
  • Chemistry by P. Bahadur, Morrison, and Boyd, etc.

GUJCET Exam 2023 Eligibility

The eligibility conditions need to be fulfilled in order to appear for the GUJCET exam. Candidates must check the respective eligibility criteria for the courses they are interested in before applying for the exam.

Common Eligibility Conditions

Nationality

Candidates must be of Indian nationality.

State Eligibility

Candidates must be a bonafide residents of Gujarat. If the candidate has a domicile of Gujarat and is residing in some other place out of the state, he/she is eligible for the exam.

Course-Specific Eligibility Conditions

For B.Tech. Program

Academic Qualification

Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent level education from the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board or any other recognized board with a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category).

Candidates appearing in the final examination of class 12th are also eligible for the exam.

For B.Pharma Program

Academic Qualification

Candidates should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) level of education from the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board/ CBSE/ CISCE/ NIOS/ International School Board. Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to fill out the application form. The minimum marks required in the qualifying exam are 45% (40% for the reserved category candidates).

GUJCET Exam 2023 Application Process

The application process for the GUJCET 2023 exam began on 6th January 2023. Candidates can submit the application form by 31st January 2023. The application process will be online, and candidates must apply within the specified time. Do check the eligibility conditions before moving ahead with the application process.

Steps to apply for the GUJCET 2023 Exam

  • Visit the official website - https://gujcet.gseb.org.
  • Click on the link for the GUJCET application form.
  • Enter the details to complete the registration process.
  • After registration, you will receive the login details.
  • Now again, visit the candidates’ log-in section and enter the log-in details to access the application form.
  • Enter your personal details, academic details, and other details to complete the application form.
  • Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature.
  • After checking all the details in the application form, move ahead with the application fee payment. The application fee for all categories is the same. Candidates are required to pay ₹ 300 as the application fee.
  • On successful fee payment, submit the form.
  • The application number will generate on submission of the form, not down for future reference.

GUJCET Exam 2023 Other Details

GUJCET Admit Card 2023

  • The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board will release the admit card for its common entrance test (GUJCET) 2023 in February 2023 on its official website.
  • Candidates can download the admit card only through the official website using their login ID and password.
  • The admit card will appear on the screen. Download it and take a print.
  • Carry the admit card to the examination hall for making entry to the hall.
  • Keep the admit card safe till the admission process gets over.

Here’s how you can download GUJCET 2023 hall ticket easily:

  • Visit the official website of GUJCET.
  • On the homepage, click on the Download admit card link.
  • Key in your registered mobile number and date of birth and captcha.
  • Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take its printout.

The GUJCET 2023 admit card will include the important details of the applicant and exam, including the name and roll number of the students, the name of the examinations, subjects appearing for, examination details, photograph and signature image of the candidates, examination center details and the instructions to be followed by the students.

Candidates are also required to carry with them an ID proof, and their photograph along with the GUJCET admit card.

Read more details here.

GUJCET Answer Key 2023

  • The GUJCET 2023 answer key will be released on the official website.
  • Candidates can check the answer key and analyze their results for the state entrance exam.
  • Applicants are also provided with an opportunity (for two or three days) to raise objections against it.
  • After considering the objections, the updated (final) answer key is released on the official website.
  • The merit list/ result is declared on the basis of the final answer key. No objections against the final key will be considered.

Candidates can submit their objections through the GUJCET 2023 objection-raising window till the specified date. More than this, applicants who are unsatisfied with the released answer key need to submit ₹ 500 per challenge they raise against the answer key.

How to download GUJCET 2023 Provisional Answer Key?

In order to download the Gujarat Common Entrance Test 2023 provisional answer key online, candidates can follow the simple steps given below.

Step 1: Open the official exam portal i.e., gseb.org.

Step 2: Click on Board Website Link.

Step 3: Find and Click on Notification for GUJCET 2023 Provisional Answer Key.

Step 4: Download the answer key for GUJCET 2023.

Step 5: Compare your answers against the official answer key.

Step 6: File Objection / Challenge against the answer key if required.

GUJCET Exam Result 2023

  • GUJCET 2023 Results will be released in May 2023.
  • The Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) is the body responsible for releasing the GUJCET exam result.
  • Candidates will be able to access the result at the official website of the exam conducting authority.
  • The details, such as the six-digit seat number, are important to check the GUJCET result.
  • Candidates will get to know about their marks in the different subjects as well as their status (Qualified/Not Qualified) through this sarkari result.
  • GUJCET merit list will release on the basis of performance in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

The result will consist of marks and percentile scores of the candidate. The Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) will prepare the merit list for the counselling process.

How to Check GUJCET 2023 Results?

  • Visit the official website - www.gseb.org.
  • Then fill in the six digits seat number in the given space.
  • Click on the “Go” button.
  • GUJCET scorecard will appear on the screen in PDF format.
  • Check the details available on the result carefully.
  • Take the printout of it and keep it safe for further use.

GUJCET Result 2023 – Tie Breaking Policy

The eligible criteria for deciding the GUJCET merit list in case of the candidates have equal scores will be completed based on the percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying in the following sequences, namely:

  • Maths and Physics
  • Maths and chemistry
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry English
  • Aggregate marks

GUJCET 2023 Counselling

  • The Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) will start the GUJCET 2023 Counselling registration in May 2023.
  • The seats are allotted on the basis of the merit list. Candidates need to fill in the choices and lock them during the registration process.
  • The counselling process/ seat allotment will begin in the first week of August and will continue until the third week of August 2023.
  • Seats are allotted on the basis of a merit list and choice filled by the candidates during registration.
  • Candidates must freeze the allotted seat and report to the allotted college to confirm their admission.

GUJCET 2023 Counselling Procedure

The complete GUJCET counselling process comprises various stages, such as

  • Purchase the Information Booklet and PIN from ICICI.
  • Fill out the GUJCET counselling application form.
  • Submit the application form at the GUJCET help center.
  • Choice Filling and Choice Locking
  • GUJCET Seat Allotment
  • Reporting to the Allotted Institute

GUJCET Exam Frequently Asked Questions

The seat allotted to you will be cancelled if you do not report at the allotted college within time.

The seats are allotted on the basis of merit list and preferences given by the candidate at the time of counselling registration.

The GUJCET result will be released by the exam conducting authority in May 2023.

Yes, candidates are provided with the chance to raise objections against the answer key.

The exam will be conducted on 3rd April 2023. 

The admit card can be downloaded from the official website in February 2023.

No, you cannot withdraw the application and the application fee is non-refundable.

Yes, you can submit the application form with a late fee.

The application process started on 6th January 2023.

The Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) is conducted for admission to Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy courses in the engineering institutes in Gujarat.

1 Comments

Dharmesh Pandya , January 3, 2023

How are seats allotted for admission? What is criteria for CBSE students?