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GUJCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - December 15th 2017

GUJCET 2018 Exam will be conducted on May 11, 2018 in offline mode for admission in engineering and medical courses. GUJCET 2018 Exam Pattern comprises of 3 subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. There will be 40 multiple choice questions (MCQ) each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects.

  • Candidates have to complete their exam in 3 hours.
  • 1 mark will be allotted for every correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • A candidate can score maximum 120 marks in the exam.
  • GUJCET exam can be attempted in three languages viz. English, Hindi and Gujarati.

The questions in the GUJCET 2018 will be asked from the syllabus of Class XII as prescribed by the GSEB Board.

GUJCET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

The mode of exam will be conducted in offline mode. There will be a single question paper consisting of 120 multiple-choice questions based on subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology.

Candidates are required to fill in their desired mode of language during the application process. The GUJCET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights are given in the table: -

Exam ModeOffline (Pen Paper Based)
Number of papers 1
Number of sections 3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Total Marks120 marks
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Exam language English, Hindi and Gujarati
Marking Scheme1 mark for every correct answer and 0.25 marks for incorrect answer

GUJCET 2018 Exam Pattern

GUJCET 2018 exam will consist of total 120 questions. Multiple choice questions will be asked and four options will be provided out of which one option will be the answer. The maximum marks of the examination will be 120 marks

Here is the subject wise tabulation of number of questions, subjects and marks allotted to each subject. The subject wise breakdown will follow.

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Total120 questions120 marks

Marking Scheme

Every correct answer will be allotted one mark while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. No marks will be given or deducted for an unanswered question.

GUJCET 2018 Exam Syllabus

GUJCET will comprise questions from the class 12th syllabus as approved by GSEB Board. The syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology are given below: -

Important topics that candidates should cover for Physics paper are:

Electric Charge & Electric FieldElectromagnetic waves
Electrostatic Potential & CapacitanceRay Optics
Current ElectricityWave Optics
Magnetic Effect of Electric CurrentDual nature of Radiation and Matter
Magnetism and MatterAtoms
Electromagnetic InductionNucleus
Alternating currentsSemiconductor Electronics
Communication System -

Important topics that candidates should cover for Chemistry paper are:

BiomoleculesChemical Kinetics
Chemistry in Solid StateSurface Chemistry
Chemistry in Solutionsd and f-Block Elements
Electro chemistryComplex Salts or Co-ordination Compound
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of ElementsAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
P-Block Elements - IIOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Halo Alkanes and Halo ArenesBiomolecules
Alcohols, Phenols and EthersPolymers
Chemistry in Everyday Life -

Important topics that candidates should cover for Mathematics (optional) paper are:

Complex NumbersProbability
Definite IntegrationSets
Indefinite IntegrationRelations & Functions
LimitTheory of Equations
Matrices DeterminantsThree-Dimensional Geometry
Permutation & CombinationVectors

Important topics that candidates should cover for Biology (optional) paper are:

Plant Biology and PhysiologyGenetics and Molecular basics of inheritance
Photosynthesis and Cellular RespirationBiology and Human Welfare
Reproduction in OrganismBiotechnology: Principles and Processes
Human Anatomy and Physiology-IEcology and Evolution
Human Anatomy and Physiology-II -

GUJCET 2018 Reference Books

GUJCET 2018 books that are available in the market comprise of subject wise detailed topics, previous year’s exam papers, model questions papers and important highlights for examination. Here is a list of books candidates can refer to prepare for the entrance exam.                                                                                                

SubjectBook NameAuthorISBN
Physics/Chemistry/BiologyGUJ-CET 15 Practice SetsDr. Chandresh AgrawalB00OHO5F28
Physics/Chemistry/MathematicsTEST SERIES GUJCET (PCM) in EnglishDevesh BhardwajB06Y1BBVC2
Physics/Chemistry/Biology/MathematicsPAPERS FOR GUJCET/ JEE/NEET (in Gujarati)Raj PrakashanB06Y344WKW
Physics/Chemistry/Biology15 Mock Tests & Solved Papers for Gujarat CET Medical EntranceArihant Experts9352511298

GUJCET 2018 Important Instructions

The answer is to be recorded in an OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) sheet that will be given with the question paper in the examination hall. There are a few guidelines candidates should follow:

  • OMR sheet and question paper will have A, B, C, D type written on it. Candidates are required to fill the OMR sheet details accordingly.
  • Candidates should check whether the pre-printed type of booklet and answer sheet are same.
  • Candidates are required to circle the correct alternative with a blue or black pen. The circle should be darkened completely.
  • Redoing and darkening two circles or cancelling the darkened circles is not allowed. Candidates must darken only ONE circle.
  • Here is an example:

Ques. Mumbai is the capital of which state?

  1. Tamil Nadu   B. Karnataka C. Gujarat  D. Maharashtra

Ans. Candidate is required to darken the alternative ‘D’ in the given circle in the OMR sheet.

  • If any changes are made after darkening the circle once, it will not be accepted. The negative marking will be applicable for such answers.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




1 Comment
pradeep patel


24 Apr, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Pradeep Patel, It is depend on the college or university. They provide Entrance Exam Merit list on that behalf they provide admission in the colleges to the students. Please check previous year cut off to get an idea of merit list for the top university in Gujrat.

24 Apr, 2018 18:49

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