GCET Counselling Process 2019

Reena Saini Updated On: 02 Apr, 2019 16:17 IST

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GCET 2019 Counselling Process

The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa will organise the Goa Common Entrance Test (GCET) Counselling Process 2019 from the 3rd week of June 2019. GCET Counselling will be held in two rounds and it will be compulsory for candidates to participate in all the rounds.

GCET 2019 Counselling Dates



GCET 2019 Result Date

2nd week of May 2019

GCET 2019 Provisional Merit List Date

2nd week of June 2019

GCET 2019 Final Merit List Date

2nd week of June 2019

GCET Counselling Dates

1st Round of Counselling Dates

4th week of June 2019

2nd Round of Counselling Dates

2nd week of July 2019

3rd Round of Counselling Dates

2nd week of August 2019

Step by Step Counselling Process of GCET 2019

  • The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa prepares the Merit List of Goa CET, for the candidates who will qualify in the entrance examination. 

  • The provisional merit list is expected to be available on the DTE’s official website along with the schedule of counselling of Goa CET 2019 in the 2nd week of June while the final merit list is expected to be released after that.

  • Only the candidates who will fill the application form at the reporting center will be allowed admission in Engineering, Pharmacy and Sciences courses.

  • All the candidates must report to the admission center of Directorate of Technical Education, Goa, in person along with the relevant documents, acknowledgement slip and tuition fees.

  • If candidates fail to submit any document at the time of GCET counselling, then it might lead to the cancellation of the candidature.

  • During the counselling process, those who are present at the time of counselling will be allowed to give the preferences of seats as per their choice from the seats available at that point.

  • On the basis of merit rank and preferences of seats, the candidates will be allotted seats in the first round of Goa CET Counselling.

  • If the candidates fail to participate in person for the counselling of GCET 2019 or withdraw from the admission offered to them, then in such case the candidates will lose their claim of the seat. 

  • The seats will then be offered to the next candidate in the merit list.

  • If the candidate reaches late to the admission centre, he/she will be allotted the seat available at that particular point of time. No changes in the admitted list will be done.

  • After every round of Goa CET counselling, the list of provisional admitted candidates will be displayed on the official website, which will also indicate the name of the institution, branch, category, and marks.

  • If the seats are left vacant, then it will be filled in by the subsequent rounds of counselling.

  • In each round, the unclaimed and vacant seats are transferred to the general category candidates.

Documents Required for Verification

The following requisite documents must be attached with the form while submitting it to the admission in charge.

  • 3 recent passport size photographs

  • Mark sheet of Class XII or equivalent

  • Birth Certificate from the competent authority

  • Resident Certificate

  • Leaving/Transfer certificate from the school last attended, duly signed by the principal

  • Income Certificate

  • Non-Migrant Caste certificate (For SC/ST category)

  • Non-Creamy and Non-Migrant Caste certificate (For OBC category)

  • PH certificate

  • Children of Goa State/ Central Government Employees must submit the service certificate of their parents

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Certificate of Nativity

FAQs on GCET Counselling Process 2019

1. What do you mean by counselling fee?

The counselling fee is the payment made by a candidate to show his/her seriousness/commitment in taking admission in the desired course. Counselling fee is not a separate fee; it is the adjustable advance paid that subsequently gets adjusted at the time of admission from the fee payable to the respective University by a candidate.

2. How is seat allocation done?

The first indicative seat allocation list may comprise of some additional seats over and above the total available seats among the participating institutions.

3. What does the counselling process comprise of?

The counselling for GCET will be conducted in the 3rd week of June 2019 until 1st week of August 2019 by DTE. To participate in the counselling, candidates need to first fill and submit the form. Counselling for GCET will be conducted purely on the basis of the merit list prepared by the DTE.

4. What are the important documents that need to be submitted at the time of admission?

Given below is the list of documents required by the candidates at the time of GCET 2019 counselling process:

  • Date of Birth Proof

  • GCET Admit Card

  • Candidate’s Photograph

  • Acknowledgment Slip of GCET with photograph

  • Class X Mark Sheet

  • Class X Certificate

  • Class XII Mark Sheet

  • Class XII Passing Certificate

  • School Leaving Certificate

  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)

  • Residence Proof

  • Documents to claim relaxation in the period of residence (if applicable)

  • Family income certificate (or tuition fee waiver)

  • Certificate of eligibility from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa Board).

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