GCET Syllabus 2018 Topic Wise Complete Syllabus, Latest Exam Pattern, Study Material Download

GCET Syllabus

Aspirants, who are going to appear for all the engineering programmes, must go through the latest GCET Syllabus and prepare themselves consequently. Goa Common Entrance Test is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa.  For the admissions in first year of specialized degree courses like Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Dentistry, Homeopathy, Pharmacy and Nursing and other associated courses offered by colleges located in Goa.

Well candidates for your benefit, we are going to provide you GCET 2018 Topic Wise Complete Syllabus, Study Material and GCET Latest Exam Pattern on this page. Directorate of Technical Education Goa will be conducting GCET exam 2018 for admission to UG engineering courses in engineering colleges in Goa on 08-05-2018 and 09-05-2018.  Goa Common Entrance Test Application forms will open tentatively in 1st week of April.

Goa CET syllabus will help you in preparing for GCET Entrance exam 2018. The applicants must follow the Goa Common Entrance Test syllabus which includes topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and it will based on class XI and Class XII topics. To get more information about GCET Syllabus 2018, you need to go through the whole page which is well prepared by the team of indguru.com

GCET 2018 Topic Wise Complete Syllabus

The candidates have to prefer the syllabus for enhanced preparation of examination and those candidates will prefer the syllabus, they will be able to prepare well.

Physics Syllabus

  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation
  • Atoms And Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems

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Chemistry Syllabus

  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • P-Block Elements
  • D And F Block Elements
  • Solid State
  • General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Ofelements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Haloalkanes And Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers
  • Aldehydes, Ketones, And Carboxylic Acids
  • Chemistry In Everyday Life
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Mathematics Syllabus

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Relations And Functions
  • Vectors And Three-Dimensional Geometry
  • Probability
  • Linear Programming


  • Genetics And Evolution
  • Iii Biology And Human Welfare
  • Reproduction
  • V Ecology And Environment
  • Iv Biotechnology And Its Applications

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Section A

Unit.1 Mathematical Physics

  • Review of Vector Algebra
  • Scalar and Vector fields
  • Gradient of a Scalar field
  • Divergence and curl of a vector field and their physical significance
  • Solenoidal fields
  • Guess Divergence theorem
  • Stokes theorem and their applications
  • Vector Identities

Unit. II Electromagnetic fields and waves

  • Guass’s law in vector notation
  • Cylindrical and Spherical charge distributions.
  • Derivation of Ampere’s Circuital law
  • Application of Ampere’s circuital law to find magnetic intensity due to long cylindrical wire
  • Due to a long solenoid
  • Differential & Integral form of Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction
  • Equation of continuity
  • Displacement current and its significance
  • Applications of Guass’s law to find electric fields due to a long straight charged wire
  • Maxwell’s field equations (differential and integral forms)
  • Definition of Poynting Vector
  • Poynting theorem
  • Electromagnetic wave propagation in free space (e.m wave equations for fields for free space and their solutions (plane wave solution)
  • Velocity of e.m. waves
  • Relation between Eo & Bo

Section B

Unit III- Applied optics

  • Theory of Newton’s rings by reflected light
  • Interference in thin films
  • Determination of wave length and refractive index of monochromatic light by Newton’s theory
  • Fraunhofer & Fresnel’s diffractions Fresnel’s half period zones and rectilinear propagation of light
  • Fraunhofer diffraction due to a single slit
  • Plane diffraction grating & its theory for secondary maxima and minimum
  • Unpolarized and polarized light, Nicol Prism
  • Quarter & half wave plates
  • Mathematical representation of polarization of different types

Unit IV – Oscillations

  • Logarithmic decrement
  • Power dissipation & Quality factor
  • Free damped and forced oscillations and their differential equations
  • Ultrasonic waves and their production by piezoelectric method and applications

Unit V – Fibre optics

  • Propagation of light in fibers
  • Numerical aperture
  • Single mode and multimode fibers
  • General applications

GCET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Number of Questions: 75 questions
  • Exam Duration: Two hours will be given for each paper
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for each correct answer
  • Question Paper Pattern: The pattern of the question paper will be based on OMR sheet
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
GCET 2018 Study Material
TitleAuthor Name
Vector AnalysisSpiegal
Mathematical PhysicsRajput & Gupta
PhysicsReisnick & Halliday
OpticsBrijlal & Subramaniam
Fibre OpticsGhatak, Tyagrajan

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