GUJARAT PGCET (Information Booklet)

Updated By Neha Kumari on 08 Jan, 2020 16:25

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GUJARAT Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) is a test which is conducted for admission to Post Graduate Engineering, Pharmacy and Planning courses in Gujarat colleges. Candidates who want to go for higher education in the Engineering, Pharmacy and Planning courses but do not have a GATE/ GPAT scorecard can appear for PGCET examination. 

GUJARAT PGCET scorecard is used for admission in M.E./M. Tech./M. Pharm./M.Plan degree courses. The universities/ Colleges / Institutes gives preference to students who have a qualifying GATE or GPAT scores. However, many seats remain vacant after the first round of the merit list. In the second choice, students with GUJARAT PGCET valid scores are considered for admission in professional courses. 

Admission  Committee for Professional Courses ACPC, Gujarat Admission manages the admission process for GUJARAT PGCET candidates. Notifications related to GUJARAT PGCET is released by ACPC like PGCET admission process, PGCET Important dates, etc.  

The mode of GUJARAT PGCET is offline. The test is usually conducted in the month of July. The registration process starts in the last week of June. 

Check all details of GUJARAT PGCET here:

The candidate must ensure to meet the eligibility criteria


GUJARAT PGCET is usually conducted in the month of



GUJARAT PGCET is an offline examination and the pattern


Online application form for Gujarat PGCET is available on 


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Admit card is a mandatory document to appear for


Candidates who take GUJARAT PGCET can get enrolled in


Two separate merit lists are declared by the  Admission


Admission Committee publishes the merit list of candidates who


Seat allotment process is handled by the Admission Committee


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Table shows important GUJARAT PGCET highlights: 

Number of Tests 

Single Paper (for each discipline)

Paper Pattern 


Mode of Exam

Offline/ Paper- Pen Mode 

Application Process


Question Type 

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

Maximum Marks


Number of Questions



Duration of Examination

  • 90 minutes for Engineering /Technology and M.Plan

  • 100 Minutes for Pharmacy


Negative Marking


GUJARAT PGCET 2020 Important Dates

Check the following table for GUJARAT PGCET Important Dates: 


Tentative Dates 

Distribution of PIN Cover at  designated ICICI bank branch 

Last week of June to the first week of July

Online Registration and Submission of Registration Form

Last week of June to the first week of July

PGCET Examination Date

Second Week of July 

Last date of Submission of Pending documents

Third Week of July 

Declaration of Provisional Merit List

Third Week of July 

Filling, alteration, and locking of choices by the candidates

for Actual Admission Round-1

Last Week of July 

Declaration of First Allotment List Round-1

First Week of August 

Declaration of token Tuition Fees in the designated Bank branches/ Online Payment

First Week of August 

GUJARAT PGCET Exam Centre List

GUJARAT PGCET examination is conducted at four centers. While completing the registration form, the candidate has an option to select the choice of the examination centers. GUJARAT PGCET is conducted at the following test centers:

1. L. D. College Of Engineering, Ahmedabad
2. Government Engineering College, Rajkot
3. Government Engineering College, Surat
4. Faculty Of Technology, M. S. University, Baroda

Important Dates

Gujarat PGCET 2020 Important EventsDates
Exam Date 13 Jul to 14 Jul, 2020 (*Tentative)
Answer Key Release Date 13 Jul to 14 Jul, 2020 (*Tentative)

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