Gujarat PGCET 2019

Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) conducts the Gujarat PGCET each year for admission in First Year of the Professional Post-Graduate Courses. Gujarat PGCET 2019 will thus be conducted in the month of July 2019, tentatively. However, the GATE qualified candidates will not have to appear in Gujarat PGCET 2019. On the basis of the performance of the non-GATE qualified candidates in PGCET 2019, a merit list will be prepared and thereafter the counselling process will start. The first merit list will be comprised of names of the GATE qualified candidates and the second merit list will comprise of the names of the Gujarat PGCET 2019 qualified candidates. After the admission of candidates in the first list, if seat remains vacant the admission will be granted to the candidates in the second merit list. To know more about the admission process, PGCET exam pattern, syllabus, preparation tips, application process and eligibility criteria, keep reading below.

Gujarat PGCET 2019

Admission will be granted in 15 engineering PG courses across various Government, Grant-In-Aid and Self Financed Institutions Located in the state of Gujarat. The examination will be in offline mode across test centres in the state of Gujarat. The schedule of the entire admission process is given in table below.

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Dates
Distribution of PIN Cover starts 4th week of Jun 2019
Online registration & Submission of filled registration forms with necessary documents at the Help centre 4th week of Jun 2019
Gujarat PGCET 2019 2nd week of July 2019
Declaration of Provisional Merit List 4th week of Jul 2019

Candidates must read the eligibility criteria before proceeding with the online application form. The GATE qualified candidates will not have to appear for the PGCET 2019, but they will have to fill the online application form. Therefore, it is important that all the aspiring candidates go through the process of online application.

Note: Like GUJCET 2019, candidates have to collect the pin from the various designated help centres. using this pin they have to log in and fill their online application form.

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for admission candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Passed the qualifying examination in the relevant discipline, with 50% for Engineering (45% in Engineering for SC/ST/SEBC candidates) marks at the qualifying examination.
  • Obtained the qualifying marks in GATE in the relevant discipline for engineering.

Courses Offered via Gujarat PGCET 2019

Admission to the following courses will be done on the basis of marks in Gujarat PGCET 2019 and GATE marks:

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Agriculture Engineering
  3. Architectural Engineering
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Computer Science and Engineering
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  9. Environmental engineering
  10. Marine engineering
  11. Material and Metallurgical Engineering
  12. Mechanical Engineering
  13. Mining Engineering
  14. Production Engineering
  15. Textile Engineering

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Application Form

Now the candidates who find themselves eligible for admission based on the eligibility criteria discussed above, they have to fill the online application form of Gujarat PGCET 2019. The steps to fill the online application form is given below in brief:

  1. Buy Pin by paying the requisite amount from the designated centres.
  2. Next candidates have to visit the official website,, or click here, to apply online by logging in using the Pin.
  3. Select the course that you wish to apply for.
  4. Fill the online application form with all correct details.
  5. Check all the details and click on the “confirm registration button”.
  6. Take the printout of the Registration Details.

➡ After buying the Gujarat PGCET 2019 Pin, Click Here to fill the online application form.

  • Application Fee: Rs. 500/- to be paid while buying the Pin.
  • Mode of payment: Offline only (in cash).

How To Prepare For Gujarat PGCET 2019

To prepare for Gujarat PGCET 2019, candidates have to make sure that they have the resources with them. Using these resources they can prepare a strategy and schedule for preparation. The resources will include important books, syllabus, exam pattern and an ideal timetable/strategy to follow. Below we will discuss all of them one by one.

#1 Gujarat PGCET 2019 Syllabus

ACPC has prescribed the syllabus for Gujarat PGCET 2019. As per the syllabus, there are topics defined in details from which questions will be asked in PGCET. Thus, candidates have to prepare accordingly.

Name of the Subject Code Syllabus
Civil Engineering CE Click Here
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

#2 Gujarat PGCET 2019 Important Books

Great Books are the key to good preparation. Thus, it is important that you have the right books for the kind of preparation required for Gujarat PGCET 2019. Therefore we have collected and listed the name of the books that will help the candidates aspiring to take PGCET 2019 prepare in the right direction.

  • Click Here to get the important Gujarat PGCET 2019 Books.

#3 Gujarat PGCET 2019 Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern is important as it will give you an edge to your preparation. You will be able to know the marking scheme, number of questions and time duration that you will have for completing the examination. Thus let us check what is the exam pattern of Gujarat PGCET 2019:

GUJCET 2019 Exam Pattern
Mode of Examination Offline Only, OMR Sheet will be provided
Duration of Exam 90 minutes
Type of Questions Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions 100 Questions
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be allotted for each correct question
Negative Marking There will be no negative marking in the exam.

#4 Gujarat PGCET 2019 Preparation Tips

Candidates almost have a whole year left for Gujarat PGCET 2019. Which means that they can strategise their preparation very wisely and can prepare with ease. Also, they can devise a timetable that will allow them to save last 1 month for revision and practice only. Thus, we have in mind a month wise timetable that will help ace the preparation for Gujarat PGCET 2019.

  • Click Here to know how to prepare for Gujarat PGCET 2019.

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Hall Ticket / Admit Card

Candidates must remember that the Gujarat PGCET 2019 Hall Ticket will not be available online. The admit card has to be collected from the designated help centres. To collect the admit card/hall ticket the candidates have to visit there preferred help centre with the printout of the registration details that was taken at the time of submitting the online application form. On producing the same the candidates will be given the Registration acknowledgement Slip cum Hall ticket/Admit card for PGCET 2019.

The officers ate the help centres will collect the registration details and also a set of self-attested documents for the verification process. All the GATE Qualified candidates shall have to submit a Self-attested copy of GATE scorecard. Thereafter, the non-GATE qualified candidates will be issued the Registration acknowledgement Slip cum Hall ticket for PGCET 2019 with signature and seal.

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Result / Merit List

After admitting GATE qualified candidates as per merit of the valid GATE qualifying marks/score, the vacant seats if any, will be filled as per merit secured in PGCET 2019. Thus, there will be 2 separate merit list. The first merit list will contain the names of the GATE qualified candidates. The second will be for the candidates who will qualify Gujarat PGCET 2019. As per the names of the candidates in the respective merit list, they have to register for online choice filling. The name of the candidates will be displayed who will successfully submit their choices along with their allotted seats. To confirm the allotted seats, the tuition fee has to be paid next.

ACPC will also conduct the mock choice filling rounds, where the candidates can get used to the choice filling process before actually practising the same.

Gujarat PGCET 2019 Choice Filling

On declaration of the result, the candidates have to register online and fill the choice of college from the available list of institutes. This process must be completed in the online mode itself. Before the actual choice filling, candidates will be also able to participate in the mock choice filling rounds. Thus candidates who will qualify the entrance examination must participate in the online Gujarat PGCET 2019 choice filling process. Candiadtes who will not register for choice filling, will not be considered for admission.

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