GUJARAT PGCET 2019

Exam Date : July 12, 2019
Result Date : July 26, 2019

Gujrat PGCET 2019 Exam, conducted by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) offers admission to various professional courses in M.Tech/M.E to various institutes/universities in the Top M.Tech/M.E. colleges in Gujarat.

Prepare yourself for the exam by going through the syllabus, exam pattern and reference books for Gujrat PGCET 2019 given in the article below.  

What is Gujarat PGCET Exam?

The Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (Gujarat PGCET) is conducted by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) for the ME/M. Tech seats in government, Grant-in-aid and self-financed institutes in the state of Gujarat.

  • Conducting Authority: The Gujarat PGCET 2019 exam will be conducted by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC).
  • Courses: The Gujarat PGCET 2019 will offer admission to various professional courses in M.Tech/M.E to various institutes/universities in the Top M.Tech/M.E. colleges in Gujarat. 
  • Level: The Gujarat PGCET 2019 is a State level Exam which is similar to the UPTET 2019 exam that is conducted in Uttar Pradesh. Those candidates who have completed their 10+2 in the state of Gujarat are eligible for PGCET exam. 
  • Frequency: The Gujarat PGCET 2019 exam is conducted once in a year.

Gujarat PGCET

Important Details

Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) conducts the Gujarat PGCET Exam 2019 for admissions into the M.E. courses offered by the participating institutes. All the important details regarding the Gujrat PGCET Exam are mentioned below - 

Gujarat PGCET - Important Details
Exam Name
Gujarat Post Graduate Common entrance test
Commonly Known as Gujarat PGCET
Exam level
State Level Examination
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Language English
Conducted by
Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC)
Courses Offered M.Tech/M.E.

Specializations

Given below is a list of Gujarat PGCET 2019 Specializations - 

Gujrat PGCET 2019 - Specializations
Specialization (M.Tech/M.E)
Networking, Communication and Web Technology (NW)
Biomedical Engineering (BM)
Metallurgy (MT)
Electronics & Communication
Environmental Engineering (EC)
Computer Engineering & Information Technology (CO)
Civil Engineering (CE)
Textile Engineering (TE)
Mechatronics Engineering (MC)
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Instrumentation & Controls (IC)
Electrical Engineering (EE)
Chemical Engineering (CH)
Pharmacy (PY)

 

Exam Dates

Make sure that you take a look at all the important dates so that you dont miss out on any important events regarding the GUJARAT 2019 PGCET Exam. All the Gujarat PGCET 2019 important dates are listed below - 

  • Application Form: The application form of Gujarat PGCET 2019 will be available from 3rd July 2019 and the last date to fill the application form is 10th July 2019.
  • Admit Card: Admit card will be issued to the candidates on July 8, 2019.
  • Exam Date: The Gujarat PGCET 2019 Exam will be conducted on 15th July 2019.
  • Merit List: Provisional merit list will be announced on 28th July by the conducting authority.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the candidates appearing for the Gujarat PGCET are listed below.

  • Domicile: The candidates must be a resident of Gujarat and should have completed his 10+2 in the state of Gujarat.
  • Qualification: To qualify in the exam, the candidates must have passed the 12th class qualifying examination from the state of Gujarat only. The candidates must have cleared the B. Tech/B.E. Degree course with a minimum score of
    • 50% in aggregate for general category candidates and
    • 40% for SC/ST/SEBC category candidates.
  • GATE qualified candidates are eligible to fill the Gujarat PGCET 2019 application form online and they need not take the entrance test.

Application Form

The application form of Gujarat PGCET 2019 will be released on 3rd July 2019, by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC).

  • Payment: Candidates need to Purchase PIN from any designated bank branches. PIN consists of a user ID and the Password. The Gujarat PGCET 2019 application fees are INR 1000 and should be paid in the online mode.
  • Enter the details and upload the passport size colour photo.

How to apply for Gujarat PGCET?

Candidates who are seeking admission to M.Tech courses have to submit their Gujarat PGCET Application Form. Follow the steps given below to fill the online application form.

Pin Purchase

First of all, the candidates willing to appear in Gujarat PGCET exam have to purchase a PIN from one of the branches of Kotak Mahindra Bank. A Pin and User ID will be required for the registration which you will receive from the Kotak Mahindra Bank.

Online Registration

After you finish purchasing the Pin and User Id, candidates have to register themselves online. Candidates have to provide all the necessary personal details in the Gujarat PGCET 2019 registration form. Take a print out of submitted registration form, as it will be required at the verification centre.

After the registration, a unique registration id will be generated.

Document verification

After successfully registering for the GUJARAT PGCET Exam, the applicants have to submit the printout of the filled application form along with self-attested copies of the certificates that are required at the help centre.

The candidates must bring their original documents along with the photocopies for the verification purposes.

Admit Card 

Candidates who have successfully submitted the Gujarat PGCET 2019 Application Form can download the admit card from 12th July 2019 at the official website of ACPC.

  • Credential: To download the Gujarat PGCET 2019 Admit card, the candidates are required to enter their Application Number and Password.
  • Print Out: Candidates are required to take the print out of the admit card for future reference.

How to prepare for Gujarat PGCET Exam?

To appear and crack this exam in the very first time, candidates have to follow some important preparation tricks and trips which are given below:

  • Practise well for the Exam - Go through the Previous Year question papers, sample test papers and take up mock tests. This will help you get familiar with the question paper pattern and syllabus of Gujarat PGCET Exam. Collect at least the last 5 years question papers and try to solve them.
  • Prepare a Time Table - Prepare a time table for yourself. This will help you become more organised while studying. Early morning is the best time to study. Make sure that you wake up early and prepare for the exam. However, studying during the evening time can be also considered. Late night study is not good. 
  • Time Management - Candidates who have written this exam often end up leaving some questions unanswered because they do not have enough time to finish the paper. So make sure that you practise well for the exam and this would help you to learn how to manage time. 
  • Revision - Daily revise the points that you have studied. This will sharpen your memory, and on every weekend revise all the major topics what you have studied throughout the week. Take breaks in between which would help you relax and enjoy studying.

Exam Pattern

The mode of Examination is Offline (pen and paper) mode. The time duration is about 90 minutes for 100 Objective MCQ's. Candidates get one mark for every right answer and there is no negative marking.

GUJARAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Examination Mode Pen and Paper Based (Offline Mode)
Exam Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Medium of Examination English
Type of Questions  Objective MCQs - (Multiple Choice Questions)
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Marking Scheme  One mark for every right answer. There is no negative marking in Gujarat PGCET 2019 

Syllabus

For better preparation of PGCET examination make sure that you go through the syllabus details mentioned below. 

GUJRAT PGCET - Syllabus

Name of the Subject

Subject Code

Civil Engineering CE
Mechanical Engineering ME
Electrical Engineering EE
Electronics & Communication EC
Instrumentation & Control Engineering IC
 Chemical Engineering CH
Environment Engineering EN
 Metallurgy MT
Textile Engineering TE
Computer Engineering and CO Information Technology CO
Bio-Medical Engineering BM
Mechatronics Engineering MC
Networking, Communication NW & Web Technology NW
  • Level:  The exam level will be similar to that of the undergraduate qualifying exam.
  • Syllabus: The Gujarat PGCET Syllabus differs for every programme as there are various postgraduate courses. 

Reference Books

All the important reference books required to prepare for Gujarat PGCET 2019 are mentioned in the table below -  

GUJARAT PGCET 2019 Reference Books
Subject Books

Civil Engineering

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Civil Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering: Conventional and Objective Types 

  • Conventional & Objective Type Question and Answers On Mechanical Engineering for Competitions

Electrical Engineering

  • ESE Prelims Exam: Electrical Engineering–Topicwise Objective Solved Paper – Vol. II

Electronics & Communication

  • GATE: Electronics & Communication Engineering – Solved Papers - VOLUME-01

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering GATE 2019

Instrumentation & Control Engineering

  • GATE 2018: Instrumentation Engineering – Solved Papers 

  • Instrumentation Engineering GATE 2019

 Chemical Engineering

  • Perry’s - Chemical Engineering Handbook

Environment Engineering

  • Wastewater Engineering Treatment and Reuse

  • Industrial Water Pollution Control

 Metallurgy

  • Objective Type Questions and Answers In Metallurgical Engineering

  • Gate Guide Metallurgical Engineering 2018

Textile Engineering

  • Textile Engineering: An Introduction

Computer Engineering and Information Technology

  • GATE Computer Science and Information Technology 2019

Bio-Medical Engineering

  • Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

  • Principles of Medical Electronics & Biomedical Instrumentation

Mechatronics Engineering

  • Mechatronics: Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Networking, Communication NW & Web Technology

  • Data, Network, & Internet Communications Technology

Results

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Results will be declared on 28th July 2019 at the official website.  

Follow the steps given to check out the Gujarat PGCET 2019 Results -  

  • Step 1: Visit the Official Website.
  • Step 2: Click on the link which has "GUJARAT PGCET Results 2019".
  • Step 3: Enter the Application Number/ Roll Number & Password. Click on the "Submit" Button.
  • Step 4: The result will appear in the screen with the marks of each section separately.
  • Step 5: Candidates can download and take a print out of it.

Candidates need to have a Registered email ID and Password to check out the Gujarat PGCET Results.

Note: Candidates need to take a print out of the result/scorecard for future communications.

Cut Off

The conducting body releases two separate Gujarat PGCET cutoff, one for candidates who have qualified the GATE and the other one for the Gujarat PGCET qualified candidates. Two rounds of counselling will be conducted for allotting seats to candidates. The ACPC will prepare merit list separately for GATE candidates, PGCET candidate and reserved category candidates.

The Gujarat PGCET 2019 Cut-off depends on the conditions mentioned below -

  • Total number of candidates who have appeared and qualified in PGCET 2019.
  • Total number of students appeared and qualified in GATE Exam.
  • Total number of seats available for admission.
  • PGCET Previous year’s cutoff trends.
 Counselling 

The counselling process of Gujarat PGCET 2019 will start from August 5, 2019  by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses. Candidates will be called to the counselling process based on the merit list prepared by the admission committee.

  • Number of Rounds: Gujarat PGCET Counselling will be conducted in two rounds, will be notified to the candidates on the official website.
  • Verification: Candidates are required to bring all the relevant original documents along with recent passport size photos for document verification purpose.
  • Counselling Fee: The admission fee of INR 10000/- must be paid through online or through PNB bank challan. Then the candidates shall be called for document verification at the help centres.

Contact Details

  • Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC)
  • Admission Building, Nr. Library,
  • L. D. College of Engg. Campus,
  • Ahmedabad 380015, INDIA

FAQs

Q: From where and when the application form for Gujarat PGCET can be acquired?

The application form can be obtained from the official website on June 3, 2019.

Q: What is the application form fee for Gujarat PGCET?

The application form fee will be INR 500. This can be paid in cash in the designated centre.

Q: How can a candidate register for the exam?

Aspirants should visit the designated centre to purchase the user ID and 14 digit pin after paying the application form fee.

Q: Is GATE compulsory for Gujarat PGCET?

No. It is not compulsory. Candidates with a valid GATE score must apply for the exam but are exempted from writing the exam.

Q: Who is eligible to write the exam?

Candidates who passed 10+2 or equivalent in Gujarat are eligible to write the exam. Candidates with 50% aggregate (general category) in their Bachelor's degree are eligible to write the exam. There is a 5% relaxation for reserved category students.

Q: What per cent of the reservation is provided for candidates from Gujarat?

95% of seats are reserved for candidates from Gujarat. 5% of the seats are for students from outside the state.

Q: Who are all eligible to write the exam?

Applicants from India are eligible to write the exam. Candidates with a valid GATE score should apply for the exam but are exempted from writing the exam.

Q: How does the counselling process take place?

Counselling process of Gujarat PGCET happens through online. Aspirants will be trained with a mock counselling to familiarise with the process.

Q: Who can participate in the counselling process?

Applicants who have cleared Gujarat PGCET and the candidates with a valid GATE score can participate in the counselling.

Q: How to know the details about the exam centre allotted?

Admit card will provide all the necessary information regarding the exam centre. It will also contain other important details.

Q: Who are all exempted from writing the exam?

Candidates with the valid GATE score are exempted from writing the exam.

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Discussion Forum



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What is the last date to apply for Gujarat PGCET 2018?

What is the last date to apply for Gujarat PGCET 2018?

Asked By: stella,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Stella,

The last date to apply for Gujarat PGCET is 10th July 2018.

Click here to know about the application process.

Good Luck!!


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I am from Madhya Pradesh. Can I apply for Gujarat PGCET 2018?

I am from Madhya Pradesh. Can I apply for Gujarat PGCET 2018?

Asked By: Rishab,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Risha,

You are eligible for Gujarat PGCET 2018. 5% seats are reserved for the candidates from other states.

To know about other Gujarat PGCET eligibility criteria, Click here.

Good Luck!!


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I have to contact the official authorities of the examination. can you send me the contact details?

I have to contact the official authorities of the examination. can you send me the contact details?

Asked By: Piyush Patel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Piyush,

Find the contact details below.

  • Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC)

  • Admission Building, Nr. Library,

  • L. D. College of Engg. Campus,

  • Ahmedabad 380015, INDIA

To know more about the exam, click here.


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Can you tell me the general details about the Gujarat PG CET exam?

Can you tell me the general details about the Gujarat PG CET exam?

Asked By: Jignesh Patel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Jignesh,

You can find the complete details of the Gujarat PG CET exam in the link here.


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