Goa Polytechnic Admissions 2020 - Eligibility, Application, Dates

Published: | September 20, 2019
 Goa Polytechnic Admissions

Goa offers various polytechnic courses in Engineering/Technology, Hotel Management and Pharmacy. This article has all the information on Goa Polytechnic admissions 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 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:

  • Government Polytechnic, Panaji

  • Government Polytechnic, Mayem

  • Goa College of Pharmacy

  • Government Polytechnic, Curchorem

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

Goa Polytechnic Important 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

Last week of May 2020

Application Deadline

First week of June 2020

Display of Eligibility List

Mid- June 2020

Display of Final Merit List

Third week of June 2020

First Round of Admission

Last week of June 2020

Second Round of Admission

Last week of July 2020

Third Round of Admission

Mid-August 2020

The above dates for 2020-21 Goa polytechnic are tentative. Director of Technical Education Goa reserves the right to make changes in the dates and admission schedule.

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Goa Polytechnic Application Process 2020

Following are the points related to Goa polytechnic application process 2020:

Goa Polytechnic Application Form: Directorate of Technical Education releases the notification for admission in the newspaper. The prospectus is released on the official website of Directorate of Technical Education. Candidates must download, print and submit the application form in offline mode at specified location and date.

Goa Polytechnic Application Fee: The application fee for the Goa Polytechnic course is Rs. 1300/-. Candidates who are from outside Goa can submit the application fees via DD payable in the name of ‘Director of Technical Education’ at Panaji-Goa.

Documents Required: Self-attested documents must be submitted on or before the last date of submission of the application form.

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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