Gujarat Common Entrance Test : (GUJCET) is a test which students need to clear if they  want to get admission in medical, dental and pharmacy colleges in Gujarat. This GUJCET examination is conducted by Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) (www gseb org), the board which also conducts the SSC and HSC examinations every year in the state.

 

The test is mandatory for students e looking to get admission to undergraduate medical and paramedical courses. In 2014, GUJCET 2014 was conducted on 8th May and approximately 47,000 took the test. It was conducted at 194 centres in 33 districts across Gujarat. In 2014, no of girls exceeded  boys in total number of students. The girls students taking the exam were 28,661 while the boys were 18,349. Across total students who appeared for the examination , around 37,644 belonged to Gujarati medium while only 9,015 students belonged to English medium. 3,456 students were from boards other than GSEB. This year, Class 1 officers were hired to be as observers in the exam halls in order to ensure no cheating during the three hour long GUJCET exam.

The GUJCET paper generally comprises of 3 sections ie. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Each section will have 120 questions and there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. Surat leads in the district wise students by having 4272 students from there while Dang district had the lowest number of mere 157 students. The GUJCET Merit list is prepared based on marks obtained by students in subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology in HSC (Class 12) exam and marks obtained in GUJCET. 60% weightage is given to Class 12 marks and 40% weightage is given to GUJCET marks.

 

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