GUJCET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 30 Dec, 2019 10:06 IST

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GUJCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring to apply for GUJCET 2020 will have to fulfil some standard qualifications, which may include certain requirements related to age, nationality or academics. Candidates who satisfy these conditions will be termed eligible to take the exam and eventually apply for admission in engineering and degree/diploma pharmacy colleges. Candidates may note that the GUJCET 2020 eligibility criteria have been specified by the admission committee, i.e. ACPC. Those planning to take the exam must keep all the necessary documents ready to prove their eligibility during all the stages of selection. Follow the article below to get more details about GUJCET eligibility criteria 2020. GUJCET 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on March 31, 2020, for admission of eligible candidates into the GUJCET participating colleges of the state.

GUJCET 2020 Domicile Criteria/ Rules

Primarily, the candidates need to satisfy the domicile rules specified below -

Domicile Rule 1: The candidate must be the permanent resident of the Gujarat state. 

Domicile Rule 2: The candidate must have completed his/ her Class 10th & 12th from Gujarat Board. Candidates who have passed Class 10th & 12th from CBSE board are also eligible for the entrance exam. However, he/ she must have studied in a school located in Gujarat state.

Domicile Rule 3: The candidates who have studied Class 10th & 12th from schools located in Dadra Nagar & Haveli, Daman & Diu are also eligible for the entrance exam. However, the candidate's parents should be of Gujarat origin.

Domicile Rule 4: The candidates who have passed Class 10th & 12th from ICSE/ ISE board from any of the schools located in Gujarat are also eligible for the entrance exam.

Domicile Rule 5: Candidates who have passed Class 10th & 12th through NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling) are also eligible for GUJCET. However, the study centre of the candidates must be located in Gujarat state only.

Educational Qualification Required for GUJCET 2020

Apart from the domicile rules, the candidates need to satisfy the educational qualification as specified below to be eligible for the entrance exam -

  • The candidate must have passed Class 12th with PCM/ PCB stream.
  • The candidates must have passed Class 12th with a minimum of 45% of marks. 
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories and PH category will have 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks.

GUJCET 2020 Reservation Policy

Candidates belonging to the reserved categories can apply for GUJCET 2020 under the GUJCET 2020 reservation policy. While reporting for the counselling, all the candidates who have been allotted seats through reservation will have to produce their category certificates. Candidates will be able to get admission through the unreserved seat in case, a reserved category candidate is allotted in an unreserved seat as per their rank. Candidates can take a look at the table given below to know about the percentage of seats reserved for the candidates:

GUJCET 2020 Categories

Percentage of Seats Reserved

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Tribe (ST)


Unreserved Economically Weaker Sections


Physically Disabled Category


Children of Defense Personnel and Ex-Servicemen


Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, including widows and orphan of any caste


What After Fulfilling the GUJCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria?

All the candidates who will fulfill the eligibility criteria of GUJCET 2020 can proceed with the application form filling procedure of GUJCET 2020. Candidates will have to fill the application form in online mode and while filling the application form candidates had to ensure that they are submitting the valid information corresponding to the documents which will later be required for verification. Once fulfilling the online application form, registered candidates will receive their admit card of GUJCET 2020. Candidates must ensure that they check all the details mentioned in the admit card of GUJCET 2020 and contact admission authority in case of any discrepancies. The GUJCET admit card 2020 must be preserved until all admission process is complete.


Can students from other states apply for B.Tech admission in Gujarat?
Students from other states can apply for B.Tech admission in Gujarat. 5% of seats in all the private engineering colleges across Gujarat are allocated for non-Gujarat students. Candidates with JEE Main score can also apply for admission through this quota.
What is ACPC Gujarat?
ACPC is Admission Committee for Professional Courses, which conducts admission process for B.E/ B.Tech admissions in Gujarat.
How many seats are reserved in Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology through GUJCET?
50% of seats in Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology are filled through GUJCET and 30% of seats are reserved for other state students and JEE Main qualified candidates.
How many seats are reserved in Nirma University through GUJCET?
50% of seats in Nirma University are reserved for candidates with a valid rank in GUJCET.
What is the eligibility for Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) scheme through GUJCET?
The candidate whose parent's annual family income is less than Rs. 8,00,000 are eligible for Tuition Fee Waiver scheme.
What is the age limit or age criteria for GUJCET?
Candidates lower age limit for GUJCET is 17 years and the upper age limit is 25 years.

If I made some mistakes in the application form. How can I correct it later on?

Once the application form is submitted, no correction is allowed at later stages.

Can I modify the choices of City/Centre of Examination after completion of last date?

No, the city/centre of examination once chosen and allotted will not be changed and no requests in this regard will be entertained.

How can I get the admit card?

Admit card is issued online through the official website of GSEB.

How can the registration details be edited before and after confirming?

Before confirmation of registration, the candidates can edit their registration details online. After confirmation of registration, the candidates will have to reach the Help Centre for editing registration details.

If filled choices are not locked, is it safe to logout?

There is no need to lock filled choices until the candidates have completed their choice filling. However, the choices filled so far should be saved before logout.

How many times can choices be edited?

The choices can be edited as many times as possible till the final date.

I have a valid score in JEE Main? Am I eligible for 75% state quota admission in Gujarat?
Students with a valid score in JEE Main are eligible for admission through 25% quota seats that are available in self-financing or unaided institutions.

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