The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB), which is the exam conducting body of Gujarat CET has announced the exam date for the entrance test. The Board conducts the entrance exam for admission to degree engineering and degree and diploma pharmacy courses for non-medical (group A), medical (group B) and both (group AB) streams.

As per the notification, the GUJCET 2018 is scheduled to be held on April 23, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM.

The standard of GujCET 2018 will be on the basis of class 12th standard. Earlier the admissions for engineering, pharmacy and diploma courses were done on the basis of JEE Score. However, the state government opted out as they observed that the Gujarati-medium students were not able to do well in JEE examination. So, from 2017 onwards, the admission was granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in GujCET.

The entrance exam will consist of MCQ questions from subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. The paper for Physics and Chemistry will be combined. This means there will be 80 number of questions of 80 marks which the students to complete ina duration of 120 minutes. While the paper for Biology and Mathematics will be separate and so the OMR Answer Sheet will also be provided differently. For Biology and Mathematics, 40 questions of 40 marks for each subject will be asked and 60 minutes for one subject will be given to students.

The examination papers will be given in three mediums namely, Gujarati, English, and Hindi. Last year, 1.32 lakh students appeared in GujCET out of which 66,473 had taken the test in A Group and 65,542 in B Group.

The application form for Gujarat CET 2018 is to be filled completely by online mode. However, the date for the commencement of the application process is not yet announced. The candidates will be able to apply online at gseb.org. In the online application form, the students need to enter their Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, etc. Also, the candidates need to upload scanned images of their photograph and signature in the online application.

It is expected that the application fee for Gujarat CET 2018 shall be same as last year, i.e., Rs. 300.

After the entrance test is over, the exam conducting body releases the Answer Key at its official website. Since the result is published late till then curious minds of the examinees run to check their performance. To ease the stress, the exam conducting bodies releases the Answer Key. It is usually available for download a day or two after the exam is conducted successfully at all the test centers.

As per the previous year’s pattern, it can be expected that the result for GujCET 2018 shall be announced either on the same day of GSEB Class 12th result or a week or two after the exam is conducted. Only those will be considered as qualified who will obtain marks equal to or above the cut off marks.