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The online counselling process for B.Tech admission in Gujarat is underway, and the final merit list will be released on September 25, 2020. The GUJCET 2020 counselling schedule for admission into B.Tech and B.Pharma programmes offered in the state of Gujarat has been released by Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC). With the help of the login details, candidates can check their allotment status and download their admission slip from candidate login and pay the requisite fees.
Date of GUJCET 2020 Examination
July 30, 2020
Purchase of Online PIN
Registration and Submission of Application Form and Documents
July 30 to September 11, 2020
Finalization of Seat Matrix
September 17, 2020
Release of Provisional Merit List
September 18, 2020
Mock Round - Choice Filling
September 18 to 22, 2020
Mock Round - Result Declaration
September 25, 2020
Release of Final Merit List
September 25, 2020
Final List of Seat Matrix and Institutes
September 25, 2020
Round 1 - Filling & Editing of Choices by Candidates
September 25 to 30, 2020
Result of Round 1 Allotment
October 03, 2020
Payment of Fee and Online Generation of Admission Slip
October 03 to 08, 2020
Vacancy after Round 1
October 13, 2020
Online Cancellation of Admission
October 03 to 12, 2020
Round 2 - Consent for Reshuffling and Alteration of Choices (if any)
October 15, 2020
Release of Second Allotment List
To be Notified
Fee Payment and Generation of Admission Slip
To be Notified
Online Cancellation of Admission
To be Notified
Display of Vacancy after Round 2
To be Notified
Commencement of Academic Term
To be Notified
Eligible candidates after the GUJCET 2020 merit list is declared, will be called to participate in the GUJCET 2020 counselling process which will be conducted by the concerned authorities. After submitting the GUJCET 2020 counselling fee, the candidates will be provided with a 14 digit PIN code which will help them register for the counselling procedure. The counselling process registration fee is INR 350 which is payable at any branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank across the state of Gujarat. The concerned body will first conduct a mock counselling session and only after the final merit list is released, the eligible candidates will be invited in the counselling process. The seat allotment process will conclude once the candidates submit their tuition fee.
The candidates can refer to the following pointers for a detailed process to participate in the GUJCET 2020 counselling process:
The candidates have to, first of all, obtain the Information Booklet and PIN code before filling and submitting their application form. The candidates will not be able to proceed further with the counselling procedure without the PIN.
The candidates will be able to register themselves for the GUJCET 2020 counselling process after they have bought the PIN. While filling up the counselling process application form, the candidates have to provide all their academic, personal and contact information along with their GUJCET roll number to create a new User ID. The candidates have to read the terms & conditions/declaration first before clicking on the submit button to submit the application form. The candidates then have to take a print out of the filled application form for future use.
The candidates have to report at the Help Centres along with the print out of the filled application form and other requisite documents for verification purpose. Both the original and the copies of the documents have to be produced for the same. The candidates will be given a registration slip with signature and seal from the concerned authorities after the verification is complete.
The candidates have to choose from the list of courses and Institutes after logging in to the official website by entering their valid User ID, password and PIN. The candidates will have two lifelines for choice filling and alteration in the form. The candidates will also have the options of saving, modifying and locking their choices. The candidates can also alter their locked choices by clicking on the “Unlock Choices” button.
The candidates can check the online seat allotment results in online mode from the official GUJCET website. To check the seat allotment result, the candidates have to log in using their valid credentials such as User ID, Password and PIN number. Candidates who are content with their allotment of the seat have to click on the “Freeze” button after which they will not be able to participate in further rounds of the GUJCET 2020 counselling process. To accept the seat offered, the candidates have to download the information letter and bank fee challan which will contain information regarding the tuition fee as well. The candidates will have two options of paying the fee. The online fee can be paid via credit card/debit card/net banking or the candidates can pay the fee at any branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank (across the state). The candidates will only be able to access their admission slip after the completion of fee payment via any of the modes mentioned above. To check the number of vacant seats after the conclusion of each counselling round, the candidates have to visit the official website where the counselling conducting body will release the number of vacant seats for next GUJCET counselling round.
Those candidates who are content with their allocated seats have to report at the Institute where they have been allocated a seat. The candidates have to report at their alloted Institute along with all the relevant documents such as payment receipt, admission slip, information letter and their copies for the purpose of verification.
The candidates who are invited for the GUJCET 2020 counselling process, must carry with them the following documents for verification purpose. Candidates failing to furnish even a single requisite document during the verification process will not be able to participate in the further admission procedure. Here is a list of required documents that the candidates have to produce at their counselling centre:
Marksheet of Class X
Marksheet of Class XII
GUJCET 2020 result/scorecard
School Leaving Certificate
Caste Certificate(for candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/Other minority groups)
Unreserved category certificate(for economically weaker sections)
Physically handicapped certificate(for a person with disabilities)
Ex-servicemen certificate(along with 1 copy)
Copy of Certificate issued by Authority
Additional Certificates asked by the Universities
A certain percentage of seats will be reserved for students belonging to various socially and economically backward groups under the GUJCET 2020 Reservation Criteria. All those candidates who fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria for the GUJCET 2020 reserved seats will be offered admission into various GUJCET 2020 participating colleges. The number of seats reserved for students belonging to certain categories will differ. It is important for the candidates to meet both the GUJCET 2020 reservation eligibility criteria and general eligibility criteria to get admission in the GUJCET participating institutes. The GUJCET 2020 counselling process is all set to commence from June 2020 for those candidates who qualified the GUJCET 2020 entrance exam. The candidates will only be able to apply for the reserved seats provided they have all the requisite documents. The percentage of seats reserved for various categories is provided below.
Category of Students
Percentage of Seats Reserved
Other Minority Groups (orphan and widows of any caste)
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)
A person with Disability (PwD)
Wards of Defense Personnel & Ex-Servicemen
For reservation-based admission, the candidates have to produce a Certificate of Inclusion in the concerned category. In addition to producing a caste certificate, the candidates are required to produce a certificate to the effect of non-inclusion in the creamy layer as well
Physically handicapped candidates have to produce a Disability Certificate signed and issued by a competent authority
Candidates applying under the Ex-servicemen category have to produce a certificate issued by the Director, Sainik Welfare Board, District Sainik Welfare Officer or Gujarat State
The caste certificate produced by the candidates must carry the signature and stamp of an empowered authority by the Government of Gujarat
The certificate to the non-inclusion in creamy layer will be considered invalid unless it carries the signature and stamp of an empowered authority by the Government of Gujarat
The candidates have to produce all the requisite certificates within the allotted time period otherwise they will be considered for the process of admission under the unreserved category
if a reserved category candidate gets admission on the basis of merit (Unreserved seat), admission of such candidates will be granted on the unreserved seats according to his/her preference
A candidate will not be able to claim his/her admission on the reserved seat if
1. If the candidate has already been granted admission
2. Caste certificate found invalid during verification
In case there are still vacant seats for reserved categories after the admission of all reserved category students, those seats will be transferred to the unreserved category seats
The following pointers will play an important role during the process of filling up of the Management Quota seats:
It is mandatory for each GUJCET 2020 Participating College to conduct a fair, non-exploitative and transparent admission process
Nothing should become a hindrance for an eligible candidate to obtain his/her admission form
Every Institute must nominate a nodal officer from within who would supervise the Management Seat admission. The Institute must inform the Admission Committee about the nodal officer they appointed and must provide his/her details like name and contact number to the Committee
The Nodal Officer would be contacted both by the Admission Committee and the students regarding any issue they are facing which is admission related and it must be solved by the Nodal Officer within the stipulated time-period
The Admission Committee will issue a time table which must be followed by each Institute for the process of admission granting on the Management Seats
The admission process for the Management Seats will commence in July 2020. The Participant Institute (PI) module of the ACPC web portal must contain the list of all the students who have been admitted.
Group of Institutions or Individual Institution on a common platform can conduct the process of admission of the Management Seats. Every detail regarding the same shall be published on the Institute’s website as well as in a leading state newspaper which has a circulation of more than 50,000 copies
All the details regarding the admission process schedule must be published by the Institutions in a single advertisement and the details regarding the same must be fed to the Admission Committee
A record of acceptance of admission forms and it’s distribution should be maintained by the Institute separately. It is also the responsibility of the Institute to prepare the merit list from the applications of the students who are eligible and occupy the merit number of the admission committee and thereafter display it on the notice board. The Institute must also upload the same on the official website and a copy should also be sent to the Admission Committee.
All those students who are a part of the merit list, they must be individually intimated, for the counselling process, by the Institute via registered post or speed post at least seven days before the commencement of the counselling process
The admission form fee for the Management Seats must not exceed than INR 350/-
Any Institute found violating the above-mentioned guidelines will be severely dealt with under the Gujarat Professional Technical Education Colleges or Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Fixation of Fees) Act, 2007 (Gujarat Act No. 2 of 2008)
Students who did not clear their qualifying examination from the state of Gujarat can apply for the Management Seats in the Self-Financed Institutions. The eligible candidates will be admitted on the basis of their merit. 5% of the total Management Seats will be available for such students
The Institute does not have any right to deny issuing and accepting the admission form to any candidate within the stipulated time period
In case an Institute denies issuing and accepting the admission form submitted by a candidate within the stipulated time period, then the candidate may download an admission form from the official Admission Committee website and send it back to them after duly filling the form. The admission form along with an affidavit on a stamp paper (INR 50/-) and the admission form fee must be personally submitted by the students at the Admission Committee Grievance Cell. For separate Institutes, the students have to submit separate forms and affidavits. The same will be then forwarded to the Institutions and the Institutions will accept these forms and include the students in the merit list.
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If the seats in reserved quota are full, can the candidate from SC/ST/SEBC/PH/ESM/get admission in Open category?
This question does not arise because category candidates are allotted first in open category seats. If the seats are not available, then only reserved category seats will be allotted.
How is the counselling of GUJCET conducted?
The counselling is conducted in online mode only.