The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) have released the online application for the GUJCET 2018 on 23rd March 2018. The registration window will close on April 7th, 2018. The GSHSEB will conduct the GUJCET 2018 on April 23rd, 2018.
The candidates can start applying from this date by visiting the official website – gujcet.gseb.org. The GUJCET 2018 result is scheduled to be declared either in May end or June. The GUJCET is held for securing admissions to engineering and degree/diploma pharmacy courses in government, government-aided and self-finance institutes of Gujarat. The examination will be conducted in Gujarati, Hindi and English medium for which online applications are to be submitted, the date of which will be declared later.
Earlier, the state government replaced the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) that was introduced in June 2013 with previously held Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GujCET) from the academic year 2017 for students in Gujarat through a notification issued last year.
The students will be admitted in engineering and pharmacy courses on merit list with 60 per cent weightage given to marks scored in four semesters and 40 per cent to GujCET percentile.
Here are some of the important details to keep in mind:
Eligibility criteria: Students who have passed the 10+2 examination from a recognised board/institution can appear for the test. They need to secure a minimum of 45 per cent marks to apply for the GUJCET 2018 exam (40 per cent marks for reserved category candidates).
Exam pattern: Only multiple-choice questions having four alternatives will be asked in the exam. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
Syllabus: Physics, chemistry and maths/ biology subjects will be of Higher Secondary or equivalent examinations level.
- Online Registration begins: March 23, 2018
- Last date to apply for online application: April 7, 2018
- Admit card release date: April 2018
- Exam date: April 23, 2018
- Result declaration: May/June 2018
- Counseling date: June 2018
The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board is also known as GSEB and it is a government of Gujarat body responsible for determining the policy-related, administrative, cognitive, and academic direction the state's higher learning system takes. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board were recognized on 1 May 1960.