Goa Polytechnic Admissions 2020 (Started) - Dates, Application Form (till Sept 10), Eligibility, Counselling

Neha Kumari
Neha KumariPublished On: September 07, 2020

Goa offers various polytechnic courses in Engineering/Technology, Hotel Management and Pharmacy. This article has all the information on Goa Polytechnic admissions 2020. The last date to submit the online application form is September 10, 2020. 

 Goa Polytechnic Admissions

Goa Polytechnic Admission 2020 - The admission schedule for Polytechnic admission in Goa has been announced, and the last date to submit the application form is September 10, 2020. Goa Polytechnic or Technical Diploma is a technical course which is managed by the Directorate of Technical Education in Goa. Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Goa defines the admission process for the polytechnic courses in Goa. There are various polytechnic courses offered in the fields of Engineering/Technology, Hotel Management and Pharmacy in the State. In this article, we will discuss the details on Goa Polytechnic Admissions. Scroll down to check the Eligibility criteria, List of Institutes, Admission Process, Admission dates for Goa polytechnic course. 

Goa Polytechnic Admission Dates 2020

Candidates who want to apply for Polytechnic course at Goa Institutes can refer to the following table for important dates of admission:



Application Start Date

August 14, 2020

Application Deadline

September 10, 2020

Display of Eligibility List

To be Notified

Display of Final Merit List

To be Notified

First Round of Admission

To be Notified

Second Round of Admission

To be Notified

Third Round of Admission

To be Notified

Goa Polytechnic Eligibility Criteria 2020

Following are the eligibility criteria for Goa polytechnic admissions:

  • Candidate must have passed Secondary School Certificate Examination from a recognised board

  • The minimum percentage for Engineering course is 35% in SSC (Std. Xth) or equivalent examination

  • The minimum percentage for Hotel Management & Catering Technology/ Modern Office Practice (MOP) Course is 35% in HSSC (Science/Commerce/Arts/Vocational) or equivalent examination

  • The minimum percentage for Pharmacy course is 35% in the HSSC (Science) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics as compulsory subjects

  • There is no age limit for admission

  • Non- Residential Indian holding an Indian passport can apply for the course under NRI quota

  • Candidates with foreign nationality must apply to Government of India under GOI nomination

  • Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders can apply under NRI quota

Also Read: Goa Institute of Management Selection Criteria 2020

List of Govt Colleges Offering Polytechnic Courses in Goa

Here is the list of Government institutes in Goa which offer the polytechnic course:

Here is the list of aided and unaided institutes in Goa which offer the polytechnic course:

Goa Polytechnic Application Process 2020

The process to fill the application form for the academic session 2020-21 has been changed. The detailed process to fill the application form can be checked below -

Official Websitehttps://goa-diploma-admissions.in/
Step 1 - Application Fee PaymentClick on the official website link mentioned above. Firstly, click on the application fee payment link and pay the application fee of Rs. 1,500.
Step 2 - Reference IDAfter the payment of application form, a 10-digit Reference Number will be displayed on the screen. The candidates will have to note down the reference id/ number.
Step 3 - Download Fee Payment ReceiptDownload the fee payment receipt in PDF format. The candidates must upload the fee payment receipt along with application form. 
Step 4 - Form FillingThe candidates will have to fill the form now by registering through the official website. Reference ID is mandatory to activate the application form. Fill the form carefully and submit. 

Goa Polytechnic Selection Process 2020

Given below is the selection process for Goa polytechnic 2020:

Merit-based Admission

Admission to Goa Polytechnic is merit-based. It depends on the marks obtained in the academic subjects in SSC. The candidates who are shortlisted for the course must report at the Admission Centre (DTE) in person for admission rounds. They must carry with them the acknowledgement cum admit card, documents in original and fees. Candidates who complete SSC examination must also show the Certificates from the qualifying board.

The decision of the Admission Committee and the Director of Technical Education is final. Director of Technical Education reserves the right to modify application schedules as per the need.

Goa Polytechnic Course Duration and Seat Matrix

There are various polytechnic courses offered in the fields of Engineering/Technology, Hotel Management and Pharmacy. The duration and seat matrix as per is given in the following table:





3- 4 years


Hotel Management

3 years



2 years


Modern Office Practices

3 years




Polytechnic is a foundation course in the respective area of study. The course is designed to help students understand the basics of the subject with the practical learning approach. It is approved by AICTE and there are ample opportunities for polytechnic candidates at the junior level.

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