GCET Exam Pattern 2023: Marking Scheme, Negative Marking, Total Marks

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Nov 15, 2023

GCET exam pattern 2023 will consist of information such as the model of the examination, the number of questions asked, GCET exam total marks, etc. Candidates appearing for the examination must go through GCET exam pattern carefully. The candidate can plan a suitable and accurate study plan for success. By understanding the pattern candidate can prepare a perfect plan for GCET 2023.

GCET Exam Pattern 2023 Highlights

The Goa Common Entrance Test (Goa CET) is a state-level entrance exam administered by the Department of Technical Education in Goa (DTE Goa) for admission to professional degree courses in Engineering offered at various colleges in Goa. The key highlights of the exam pattern are given below.

GCET Exam Pattern 2023
Exam Details Specifications
Exam Mode Offline
Language English
Question type Multiple-Choice questions
Total Papers
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
Total number of questions( per paper) 75
Time allotted to attempt the test Two hours for each paper
GCET exam total marks 225

GCET 2023 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of GCET 2023 is tabulted below. The candidates are advised to go through th marking scheme carefully. 

GCET 2023 Marking Scheme
Type of Answer  Marking Scheme
Correct answer +1
Incorrect answer 0
Unattempted question 0

GCET Exam Pattern - Subject Wise Distribution

As per the GCET exam pattern, there are three subjects. The subject wise distribution is given below. The candidates can have a look at the subject wise distribution to get in-depth detail of the GCET exam pattern.

GCET Exam Pattern - Subject-wise distribution
Subjects Number of Questions Marks Duration (Hours)
Physics 75 75 2
Chemistry 75 75 2
Mathematics 75 75 2
Total 225 225 6

 

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Physics

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Physics
Total Questions 75
Difficulty Level Moderate to Hard
Maximum Marks 75
Total Duration 2 Hours
Frequently Asked Topics Mechanics, Electricity, and Magnetism

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Chemistry

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Chemistry
Total Questions 75
Difficulty Level Moderate to Hard
Maximum Marks 75
Total Duration 2 Hours
Frequently Asked Topics Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Mathematics

GCET 2023 Exam Pattern for Mathematics
Total Questions 75
Difficulty Level Moderate to Hard
Maximum Marks 75
Total Duration 2 Hours
Frequently Asked Topics Number System, Calculus, and Trigonometry

GCET 2023 Syllabus

It is essential for candidates to have in-depth details of the GCET syllabus. The GCET Goa syllabus includes questions from Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Refer to the table given below to get full details of the GCET syllabus. 

Subject Syllabus
Physics
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • p-Block Elements
  • d and f - Block elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
Mathematics
  • Relations and Functions
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Vector and 3D Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Probability

FAQs

Are there be negative marking for the wrong answers in GCET 2023 exam?

For each correct answer given in the GCET 2023 exam carries one mark, while there is no negative marking for wrong/ multiple answers.

What are the guidelines that are required to prepare for the GCET 2023 exam?

The candidates must understand the pattern of the GCET Syllabus to stay updated. Questions will be based on the class 12th syllabus as prescribed by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). The applicants must cover the topics in their Class XI and XII for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Read above to know more.

What is the marking scheme for GCET 2023?

In GCET 2023, one mark will be allotted for every correct answer. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Are there separate 120 minutes given for each GCET 2023 paper?

Yes, there will be 120 minutes for each GCET 2023 i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and Biology. Students will have to solve 75 questions for each subject within two hours.

What are the tricks a candidate can follow to score good marks in the GCET 2023 entrance exam?

Candidates must know the question pattern and syllabus to score well. The questions of the GCET 2023 exam will be based on the class 12th syllabus as prescribed by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).

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