GCET 2018 Exam Date Application Form Eligibility Criteria


GCET or Gujarat Common Entrance Test is held for admitting suitable  candidates into the MBA or Master of Business Applications and MCA or Master of  Computer Application courses. The full-time courses, as well as three-year  evening courses, are made available through this exam. The GTU or Gujarat  Technical University conducts this state-level management test. Numerous  prominent institutes and universities of the Gujarat state consider the scores  of this entrance test. It was first conducted in the year 2002. This article  offers detailed information about GCET 2018.

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GCET 2018 Eligibility

All those who are wishing for admission in the management courses through  GCET 2018 must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Candidates must be graduated from an instituted and university recognized by  the central or state government.
  • They must be originated from Gujarat.
  • Candidates who have obtained their graduate degree of at least three-year  duration from a non-Gujarat institute or university, but have cleared the class  twelfth exam from a school situated in the state of Gujarat will have the  eligibility to apply for the exam.
  • At least fifty percent marks must have been secured by the candidates in  their graduate degree.
  • A relaxation of five percent will be given to the candidates of the reserved  category. Hence, a minimum of forty-five percent must have been secured by such  candidates.
  • All those who will be appearing in the final year exam of their bachelor’s  degree may also apply.
  • All those who do not reside in Gujarat, and has passed the qualifying exam  from the non-Gujarat state will have the eligibility for getting admission in  the private unaided universities or institutes through the management quota. The  same applies for Gujarati-NRI candidates.
  • The candidates belonging to the non-resident Gujarati category will need to  provide certain documents at the admission time. These documents include the  domicile certificate in either applicant or mother or father’s name, passport or  birth certificate of the parent, or the school leaving certificate.
  • In accordance with the Income Tax Act, the Gujarati-NRI candidates will  belong to the NRI category. Such candidates will need to produce the  above-mentioned documents.
  • The relaxation in percentage given to the reserved category candidates will  also be applicable for the Kashmiri Migrants’ wards. The requirements pertaining  to domiciliary will not be applicable to such candidates.

GCET 2018 Application Form (Guidelines to Apply)

  1. Candidates will need to refer the GTU’s official portal, and from there,  they will have to open the web page named ‘integrated course’.
  2. The home page of the portal will contain a tab named ‘GTU Help Centers; at  the left side. Candidates will be able to open the list of the help centers for  integrated MBA that takes part in the admission procedure.
  3. The details regarding the general guidelines and admission procedure of the  integrated MCA and MBA can be obtained by the candidates at these  centers.
  • Guidelines to apply online:
  1. The official portal of the Gujarat Technical University must be opened  first.
  2. The tab named ‘Application Form’ will be present at the home page’s left  side. This tab must be clicked.
  3. The required information, such as first, middle and last name, mobile number  and email id must be filled in correctly. A username, as well as the password,  will be emailed to the candidates on the email id given by them.
  4. For editing the application, the tab named ‘login’ present at the top right  corner must be clicked after the application form is opened.
  5. Candidates will be directed to the online form after providing personal  information. In the form, they will need to fill their permanent and  communication address, basic demographic information and three institutes or  college for admission in accordance with their preference.
  6. After completing the above step, the academic details like SSC, exam seat  number, year and month of passing the qualifying exam, total marks, HSC, stream,  education board, marks obtained etc must be filled in.
  7. The following documents must then be uploaded one by one: sign and the photo  of the candidate, mark sheets of the HSC and SSC exam, transfer certificate,  physical disability certificate (for physically handicapped candidates), and  caste certificate.
  8. The application fee must be submitted by utilizing the hyperlink labeled  ‘Fee Payment’ present at the bottom of the web page.
  • The following steps must be followed for making the fee  payment:
  1. Candidates must first enter the state of the intuition or the corporation,  type of the institute or corporate and the name of the educational institute.
  2. They must then choose the category of the payment, and enter the name of the  applicant and the course being applied for.
  3. After entering the application number and the personal details, the payment  mode must be selected.
  4. The payment reference number must be collected at the end.
  5. The online application form must then be filled by using this reference  number.
  • After the payment of the fee, candidates will need to fill in the name of  the branch of the SBI bank where the payment is made (N.A. must be written if  the online payment mode is used), challan date and the transaction reference  number.
  • After completing the above step, the form must be submitted.
  • Candidates will need to visit the help center after submitting the form.  They must carry original documents with them while visiting the center for  document verification. The user id must be kept safe for future usage.

GCET 2018 Exam Pattern

There will be two sections in the question paper of the GCET 2018 exam. The  pattern of these two sections is discussed below:

  1. There will be eighty questions in this section.
  2. Sixty-four minutes will be given to complete this section.
  3. It will contain three parts, which are logical & analytical reasoning,  quantitative aptitude, and English language skills.
  4. Each section will include thirty questions.
  5. This section will consist of twenty questions.
  6. The total duration of this section will be sixteen minutes.
  7. It will contain questions from General knowledge.
  • Four marks will be awarded for each correct response, and one mark will be  taken for each incorrect one.

GCET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card will be made available on the official portal of the GTU.  Candidates will need to log in using their user id (obtained during the  application form filling procedure) and the password to access it. The hall  ticket is an important document, hence must be kept securely.

GCET 2018 Result

The result of the GCET 2018 exam will be accessible on the university’s  official portal. It must be printed out for future references.

  • The marks secured by the candidates in the GCET 2018 exam will form the  basis of their shortlisting for admission.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be notified of the group discussion and  interview rounds, and will be allotted schedules of the same.

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