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DTE Goa to conduct GCET Counselling 2017 in June

Last Updated - March 21, 2017

GCET Counselling 2017 will be conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Goa, for admissions to undergraduate engineering programme, for the academic year 2017-2018. GCET 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on May 9 and May 10, 2017, in offline mode. GCET is a perfect gateway for those students seeking admission in Architecture, Engineering degree courses in the state of Goa.

The first round of GCET Counselling 2017 will tentatively start in the third week of June 2017; the second round of counselling will take place soon after the first round completes. To participate in GCET Counselling 2017, candidates must have a valid score in Goa CET and should meet the GCET 2017 eligibility criteria, as prescribed by the DTE, Goa. A merit list of candidates will be made based on their performance in GCET 2017 and will be called for counselling, with priority given to higher ranked candidates. There will also be a separate merit list for different categories, including that for SC, ST and OBC categories.

GCET 2017 Counselling Dates

The important dates of GCET 2017 are given below(tentative):

First Round of GCET Counselling 2017

Counselling for merit list candidates3rd week of June 2017
Document verification and payment of fee3rd week of June 2017

Second Round of GCET Counselling 2017

Counselling for merit list candidatesThird week of July 2017
Document verification and payment of feeThird week of July 2017

Know About GCET 2017 Result

GCET 2017 Counselling Procedure

GCET Counselling 2017 will begin in June 2017 for admission to all GCET Participating Institutes 2017. The procedure for GCET Counselling 2017 will include 2 steps. They have been described below:

Step 1: Filling up of the GCET Counselling Form (Form B)

During the registration process, a candidate will be required to fill two forms- A & B. While Form A is the GCET 2017 Application Form, Form B is the counselling form.

GCET 2017 Application Form will be released in online mode only, from the last week of March 2017. The last date to submit the application form without the late fee will be the first week of April 2017 and with the late fee, it will be the last week of April 2017.

After the due date, the application form will not be accepted under any circumstances. Candidates need to download the counselling form i.e. Form B, to apply for GCET Counselling 2017:

GCET 2017 Counselling
  1. Visit the official website of GCET 2017 i.e.
  2. Click on the link for GCET 2017 counselling form (The link will be available soon)
  3. Click on ‘Download’ to download counselling form of Goa CET 2017.
  4. Candidates need to get print copy of GCET counselling form 2017 on A4 size paper
  5. Affix recent passport size photograph at the space provided in GCET 2017 counselling form
  6. Candidates need to submit the form of GCET 2017 by enclosing in an envelope along with Demand Draft to the Chairman of Admission Committee, DTE, Goa.
  7. Candidates need to remit the application fee of GCET 2017 i.e. INR 1500 through a Demand Draft of any scheduled bank. The DD should be drawn in favour of ‘Director of Technical Education’ to be payable at Panaji- Goa, India.

Candidates must also attach the following documents along with the application form:

  • Marks Sheet/Certificate/Provisional certificate of passing Class XII
  • Certificate of residence
  • Documents for relaxing period of residency
  • Certificate for Reserved category (if applicable)
  • Date of Birth certificate
  • School/College leaving certificate
  • Certificate of Eligibility from Goa University (for applicants other than Goa State board)
  • Income Certificate for Tuition Fee waiver
  • Copy of GCET Admit Card
  • Acknowledgement Card with photo

Step 2: Appearing in Goa CET 2017 and securing good marks

Securing the minimum marks in Goa CET 2017 is a pre-requisite to participate in GCET Counselling 2017. Clearing the GCET Cutoff 2017 will make a candidate eligible for the counselling rounds.

Step 3: Attending the GCET Counselling 2017in person

  • Candidates are required to attend the counselling in person at the admission centre at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim as per the admission schedule
  • Candidate should have Acknowledgement card, Original documents and Fees with them at the time of the Counselling.
  • Candidates will be allowed to select a seat of their choice in the order of their rank in the GCET 2017 merit list.
  • Candidates are advised to obtain the acknowledgement of their admission.
  • After submission of the original documents and payment of the specified fees, Candidates must report within three days of grant of admission at the specified college/institution.
  • Their admission is provisional till they report to the allotted institute with the admission card and complete their admission formalities

NOTE: The acknowledgement card is the proof of acceptance of the form B/B1 for GCET 2017 Counselling. The registration number must be mentioned in the card. The admission card has to be submitted to the institute before the given time. Admission card will be issued to students only if the original documents are received and the fees paid.

GCET Counselling 2017: Important Highlights

  • Counselling Schedule Announcement: Counselling for the first round of GCET is tentatively scheduled for the 3rd week of June.
  • Merit List: The merit list of GCET 2017 will be announced on the website of DTE, Goa. Only such candidates who are listed in the merit list will be called for GCET 2017 counselling.
  • Display of list of selected candidates: After each round of counselling, the list of selected candidates will be uploaded on the GCET 2017 official website.
  • Vacant Seats will be filled in subsequent rounds by General category candidates: For the seats that will remain unoccupied in a counselling round, such seats will be filled in subsequent rounds. Also, these vacant seats will be open to general category candidates
  • Candidates who wish to seek admission under a particular category must produce corresponding caste certificates on the day of counselling.
  • The candidate has to be present in person on the day of the counselling along with their original documents and the application form.
  • Candidates have to fill form “B” to take part in the Goa CET 2017 Counselling.



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