GUJCET: Gujarat Common Entrance Exam 2023

The GUJCET, or Gujarat Common Entrance Test, is a state-level entrance examination for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses across Gujarat state. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) conducts the GUJCET annually. All eligible candidates can appear for the GUJCET, which is conducted offline.


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GUJCET (Gujarat Common Entrance Test) is an annual entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to Engineering and pharmacy courses. The exam is overseen by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB). However, the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) conducts the admission and counselling process.

GUJCET 2023 Overview

Gujarat Common Entrance Test 2023
Frequency Annually
GUJCET exam dates 03 April 2023
Mode of examination Offline mode
Duration of examination 180 minutes
Official website
Number of colleges accepting GUJCET ~38
Courses Engineering and Pharmaceutical courses
Subject Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology
Question type Multiple- choice Questions
Total number of questions 120

GUJCET Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates have to ensure that they fulfil the following criteria to be eligible for GUJCET:

  • Candidates should be Indian citizens.
  • Candidates must be domiciled in Gujarat (If claiming reservation).
  • The candidate’s age must not be less than 17 years.
  • Candidates must have cleared their Class 12 exam from a recognised board.
  • Candidates appearing for their Class 12 exam are also eligible to apply.

Click here to check the detailed eligibility criteria for GUJCET 2023.

GUJCET 2023 Application Form

The GUJCET 2023 admission process starts with the application form, which can be accessed from the GUJCET official website – Candidates must fill in relevant details and upload prescribed documents on the portal to submit the online application form successfully. It is mandatory to submit the application form to appear for the GUJCET 2023. The following steps are involved in filling out the GUJCET application form.

Step 1: Registration

Step 2: Log in

Step 3: Payment

Step 4: Process of filling out the application form

Visit the linked article to learn how to fill out the application form for GUJCET 2023.

GUJCET – Important Documents for Application

Candidates are requested to ensure that they possess hard and soft copies of the following documents during the application process for GUJCET.

  • Class 10 marks card
  • Class 12 marks card
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile certificate ((if claiming reservation)
  • Family income certificate

GUJCET 2023 Syllabus

The NCERT-based syllabus, adopted by GSEB for the HSC Examination of Class 12 Science Stream, is also the syllabus for GUJCET 2023. As we know, the GUJCET 2023 syllabus comprises three core subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. Given below is an overview of all topics for the exam.

Mathematics Syllabus for GUJCET 2023
Relations and Functions Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Three-dimensional Geometry Linear Programming
Matrices and Determinants Probability
Continuity and Differentiability Applications of Derivatives
Integrals Applications of the Integrals
Differential Equations Vectors


Chemistry Syllabus for GUJCET 2023
Solid State Solutions
Electrochemistry Chemical Kinetics
Surface Chemistry General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
p-Block Elements d Block Elements and f Block Elements
Coordination Compounds Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Biomolecules
Polymers Chemistry in Everyday Life


Physics Syllabus for GUJCET 2023
Electric Charges and Fields Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
Current Electricity Moving Charges and Magnetism
Magnetism and Matter Electromagnetic Induction
Alternating Current Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Atoms and Nuclei Semiconductor Electronics


Biology Syllabus for GUJCET 2023
Reproduction Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Human Reproduction

Reproductive Health 

Genetics and Evolution  Principles of Inheritance and Variation 

Molecular Basis of Inheritance 


Biology and Human Welfare Human Health and Diseases

Microbes in Human Welfare

Biotechnology and Its Applications Biotechnology – Principles and Processes

Biotechnology and Its Applications

Ecology and Environment Organisms and Populations


Biodiversity and Its Conservation

GUJCET 2023 Exam Marking Scheme

The marks awarded for each question are as follows:


  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct response
  • – 0.25 mark is deducted for every incorrect response


  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct response
  • – 0.25 mark is deducted for every incorrect response

Below are the GUJCET 2023 exam pattern and marking scheme details.

Exam Marking Scheme
Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Mathematics/Biology 40 40
Total 120 120

GUJCET 2023 Admit Card – Download Procedure

  • Visit the GSHSEB Board official website –
  • Click on the tab “GUJCET Hall Ticket”. (Please note: The link will be made available a few weeks before the commencement of the exam.)
  • Select one of the two modes of accessing the hall ticket – Name and Captcha” or Application Number.”
  • Click “Search”, and the hall ticket will be displayed on the screen.
  • To save it to take a printout or to view it offline, right-click on the hall ticket and select the “save as” option. Select the format as PDF and then click “save.” The admit card will now be available on the candidate’s local machine.

Important Instructions for the Exam: Candidates are requested to carry the GUJCET admit card, along with a photocopy of any ID proof, to the examination hall. (Either a voter card, PAN card, Aadhar card, passport or driving licence)

GUJCET Question Paper 2023

The GUJCET 2023 question paper contains multiple-choice questions for the prescribed subjects. There shall be one combined question paper for Physics and Chemistry. That means 40 questions of Physics (40 marks) and 40 questions of Chemistry (40 marks). Thus, a total of 80 questions, 80 marks and 120 minutes will be allocated to Physics and Chemistry together. Also, there will be one OMR answer sheet for 80 answers. There will be separate question papers for Biology and Mathematics; thus, a separate OMR answer sheet shall also be given for 40 answers. Therefore, 40 questions in Biology (40 marks & 60 minutes) and 40 in Mathematics (40 marks & 60 minutes).

GUJCET Answer Key and Results 2023

The GSEB will first publish the GUJCET 2023 provisional answer key, which will also be open to raising objections or challenges. The GUJCET 2023 answer key will be available online on the official website – Candidates can download the answer key using the link provided in PDF format. After the release of the final answer key, the exam conducting body will declare the results.

GUJCET Selection Process 2023

After appearing for the GUJCET exam, candidates will be allocated a rank according to the marks they have secured. Based on these marks, they can choose their desired course and institution in the counselling process (Seat availability is subject to rank secured and reservation status of the candidates).

Frequently Asked Questions on GUJCET 2023


What is GUJCET?

GUJCET is an annual entrance exam for candidates seeking admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses in the state of Gujarat.

How to register for the GUJCET 2023?

Candidates can register for the GUJCET 2023 through the application form, which can be accessed from the GUJCET official website –

When is the date of the GUJCET exam 2023?

The GUJECT 2023 exam is scheduled to be held on 03 April 2023.

How many times will GUJCET be conducted in a year?

The GUJCET will be conducted once a year. Thus, interested candidates should apply for the exam when the notification is published.

How many times can candidates appear for the GUJCET?

There is no restriction on the number of attempts for GUJCET.

What is the use of GUJCET 2023?

Through the GUJCET 2023 score, students can get admission to B. Tech. and B Pharm courses in various colleges of Gujarat state.


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