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For admission to Architecture Degree course, an applicant must fulfil the following criteria:


Admission to professional courses in State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) /Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are considered eligible for admissions to seats under NRI Category. Foreign Nationals must apply to Govt. of India.


An applicant to Degree courses in Architecture must have competed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the academic year of admission to become eligible for admission to First Year. No age limit, minimum or maximum, is specified for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy Courses.


An applicant for Degree Course in Architecture must have appeared and obtained qualifying score at NATA conducted by Council of Architecture.


An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the H.S.S.C. examination of Goa Board, and must have obtained the minimum percentage of marks in the specific subjects, as prescribed for the admission to architecture course, as under.

  First Year B.Arch.:

The applicant should have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std.XIIth) examination of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects and secured at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% aggregate marks for applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC).


10+3 Diploma (any stream) passed/appearing recognized by Central/State Govts with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics.


International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks  in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.

Information for Admission to The First Year of Bachelor of Architecture Course


In this section, you will find information on admission procedures comprising of eligibility,merit list,distribution of seats,fees structure as well as application forms and various annexures and certificates required for admission process.

In this section..

The Government of Goa

in 1986 created Directorate of Technical Education to :

1. Facilitate new Technical Education     institutions and courses in the State of     Goa.

2. Facilitate Technician Education through     Board of Technical Education, in the     State of Goa.

3. Facilitate centralized admission to     technical and professional institutes to     the students of the State of Goa

4. Prepare Budget, distribute funds for     Technical Education, in the State.

5. Facilitate, Manage and Control Technical     Education and institutes in the State of     Goa through rules and regulations of the     statutory bodies like AICTE, PCI, COA,     etc., as approved by the State     Government

6. Management of human resource of    Technical Educational Institutions (Faculty    in Group A & B).

7. Management of human resource of     Directorate of Technical Education (Group     A, B, C, & D).

Directorate of Technical Education , Porvorim - Goa



                                                                                             GUIDELINES FOR MERIT LIST

Merit List of the eligible candidates  shall be prepared in the descending order of the marks as follows.


• The merit list shall be based on aggregate of marks obtained in NATA and the aggregate marks obtained at the qualifying examination (HSSC/Diploma) added in the ratio of 1:1 i.e with 50% weightage each for NATA score and aggregate marks in the subjects of qualifying examination.

• In case the above combined marks are equal, applicant with higher NATA marks will be placed higher in order of merit.

• If  the  NATA  marks  are  also  equal,  then  applicant  with  higher  marks  in Mathematics will be placed higher in the

merit list.

• If the above marks are also equal, then the applicant with earlier date of birth will be placed higher in the merit list.


                       DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS




                          FEES STRUCTURE

                                                                                          For classification of categories ,please refer prospectus..


Institutional Fees

Hostel Fees

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Rs.1200/- by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Director of Technical Education” payable at Panaji or in cash at the time of admission or any other approved mode of remittance, as may be notified.

                                                                                          For classification of categories ,please refer prospectus..






Govt. of Goa offers concession in the Tuition Fee (only) to the students pursuing professional education, having continuous residence in Goa for 10 yrs. Or more, preceding the date of application, and admitted in the Government Institutions as follows:

1.The candidates belonging to reserved category i.e SC/ST/OBC shall be eligible for 50% concession of fees for a minimum                 prescribed period of course of study.

2.Candidates admitted against the seats reserved for the category of FF/PH/ESM shall be eligible for concession of 30% for a                minimum prescribed period of course of study.

3.Candidates admitted against the seats of General, PH, FF & ESM, categories only shall be eligible for concession of 50% for a                minimum period of course of study, provided the income of both the parents from all the sources does not exceed Rs. 3,00,000/-                per annum.

4.Maximum concession offered under any of above clauses shall not exceed 50%. (Combination of two clauses not permitted).                There shall be no concession in unaided colleges for any category, or for the students of States other than State of Goa.


1.Admitted candidates belonging to SC/ST categories are advised to obtain details of Fee Waiver Scheme notified by Directorate of                Higher Education for SC/ST students pursuing Higher Education and avail the same through the Institution in which they are                admitted.

2.Admitted candidates may obtain details on “Dayanand Bandodkar Scheme for Higher Education for orphans” notified by                 Directorate of Higher Education and avail the same through the Institution in which they are admitted.


To avail concession as above, an applicant shall follow procedure as under:

1.An applicant admitted under category SC, ST, & OBC need not produce any income certificate/ file declaration.

2.An applicant admitted under Category 1, 5, 6 & 8 shall have to produce an income certificate in original as per Clause 7.06 under                 Certificates & Testimonials.

3.An applicant admitted under Category 1, 5, 6 & 8 who is unable to produce the required income certificate shall pay the full fee                 at the time of admission. He may submit the same within 60 days from the date of admission and claim refund/ adjustment from                 the institute.


All institutes and admissions covered in this prospectus are bound by these rules for  the refund of fees. Institutions are not permitted to impose any other additional clause. Directorate shall not entertain any complaint by the students, for refund from any institution or course not included in this prospectus, when they cancel their admission from other institution to join courses included in the purview of this prospectus.

Cancellation of Admission by Admitting Authority or Heads of the Institute.

An applicant who has paid the admission fees at the Admission Centre but fails to report at the college within 3 working days of grant of admission may forfeit the claim for admission and his/her entire admission fee paid shall be forfeited.

If any information/certificate submitted by the applicant in connection with his/her admission is found to be incorrect later on at any time, his/her admission shall be cancelled forthwith and the entire fees shall be forfeited.

Admission offered to the applicants shall be cancelled, if at a later stage, the Goa University declares that the applicant is not eligible for admission. In this case, the entire fees, except admission fees (Rs.1200/-) will be refunded.

If the candidate expires or becomes invalid within 90 (Ninety) days of the date of final round of admission, the entire fee including admission fee shall be refunded.

Cancellation by Candidate

Vertical Mobility or transfer from one course/ institute to another; from one category to another or from one branch to another in the same institute for the courses included  within this prospectus during the admission rounds shall not be treated as cancellation of admission. There shall be no deduction on this account. In such cases, the bank draft submitted by the student shall be returned to him and a new bank draft shall be accepted. Candidate taking admission to NIT under seats reserved for Goa State shall be treated as vertical mobility. However, in all cases referred to above, no refund of fees will be permitted, in case applicant seeks Vertical mobility/ transfer from a course/institution, where no further rounds of admissions are scheduled and/or conducted, except in case of applicants seeking vertical mobility, who could not avail such seats, during the earlier rounds, owing to being lower in the order of merit.

Admission fee of Rs.1200/- shall not be refunded under any circumstances except clause 4 above.

A cancellation fee of Rs. 1,000/- shall be levied for cancellations before commencement of term(as notified by University) and cancellation fee of Rs.2000/- shall be levied for cancellations before last notified date of admission round ( by DTE or as per norms of Regulatory Authorities, e.g., AICTE, MCI, etc.,) There shall be no refund of fees for cancellation (including transfer/vertical mobility, etc) after last notified date of admission round for that particular course/institute( by DTE or as per norms of Regulatory Authorities, e.g., AICTE, MCI, etc.,), except in case of applicants seeking vertical mobility, who could not avail such seats, during the earlier rounds, owing to being lower in the order of merit.


The application forms, original documents, and the bank drafts of the fee paid shall remain in the custody of the Admission Committee through the representative of the respective institutions until the Second/ any other subsequent round of admission (if any). The bank drafts  shall not be encashed till this time to facilitate on the spot refund  of the fee, during vertical mobility. Heads of Institutions shall be solely responsible for the refund of fees. Receipt of fees shall be issued by the respective Institute, if required.

After the Second/ any other subsequent round of admission (if any), the refund  of  fees shall be sought from the Principal of the Institutions. The Principals of the institute should ensure that the refund is made within 15 days from the date of cancellation and valid request for refund. Fee receipt shall be issued by respective institutions.

The Admission Committee shall be responsible for transfer of application form and Original documents of the applicants from one institute to other, on account of vertical mobility, during the process of admission.

All fees and deposits pertaining to hostel shall be paid to and refunded by the Heads of respective institutes only and no correspondence should be made to the DTE.

In case of any legal dispute on refund of fees, Directorate of Technical Education or Admission Committee shall not be the party to the dispute, except for the purpose of clarification of the rules


Self-attested photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials should be attached to the Application Form (B/B1/B2) and the same shall be tick marked in the checklist, on the form.


Two recent, identical passport size photographs (taken not earlier than 3 months from the date of application), one of which should be affixed to the Application Form (B/B1/B2) in the space provided and the other photograph should be affixed to the Acknowledgement Card.

Statement of marks of H.S.S.C. (Std. XIIth) or its equivalent examination.

Birth Certificate from Competent Authority.

Certificate of residence from the Mamlatdar, indicating period of continuous residence (minimum last 10 years) of the applicant in Goa, preceding the month of application.

Alternatively, applicants may submit ‘Bonafide student’ certificate from recognised schools in the State, provided the period of Residence is clearly established from the same. In case of any ambiguity regarding the Residence, applicants shall submit Residence Certificate issued by the Mamlatdar.

Onus of consequences of any dispute arising, as regards fulfilment of Residence requirement by the applicant shall lie solely upon the applicant.

a. In case, the continuous residence in Goa is less than 10 years but more than 5 years, and the applicant wants to claim, concession on the grounds of parents/grandparents being born in Goa, the birth certificate of either of the parents/grandparents from the Registrar of Births & Deaths, and documents to establish their link with the applicant.

b. An applicant claiming concession in period of residence under category 1 must produce attested photocopy of the Goa Government order indicating the place & period of deputation and posting outside the State of Goa or a certificate stating that he is a student of Navodaya Vidyalaya from Goa.

c. In case Residence Certificate is issued by Mamlatdar on or before 31/12/16, applicant shall provide documentary evidence to establish his/her continuous residence in the State of Goa, immediately preceding the last date/month of application.

Leaving/Transfer certificate from school or college attended last, signed by the Headmaster / Principal of the institute (if applicable).

All those claiming concession in tuition fees (Category 1, 5, 6 & 8) must submit at the time of admission ‘Certificate of Income’ in original issued by Panchayat (for village areas) or Chief Officer of Municipalities (for Municipal areas) stating the annual gross income of both the parents, from all the sources (including agricultural Income).


Applicants claiming seats under SC/ST Category  (2  &  3)  must  produce  a  valid  Non Migrant Caste Certificate in the prescribed pro-forma (Annexure-I) from the Dy. Collector of the area concerned. Certificates issued by Village Panchayat/Mamlatdar shall not be accepted.

Applicants claiming seats under OBC Category (4) must produce Caste Certificate (non-creamy layer and non-migrant) in the prescribed pro-forma (Annexure I) from the Dy. Collector of the area concerned. Certificates issued by Village Panchayat / Mamlatdar shall not be accepted.

Applicants claiming seats under Physically Handicapped Category (5) must produce a certificate from the Medical Board of Goa Medical College regarding his/her disability and ability/ fitness to undergo all parts of syllabus for the course, such as theory, practical, workshop, etc.

Applicants claiming seats under the Children of Freedom Fighters of Goa Category (6) must produce a certificate in the prescribed pro-forma, from the Home Department, (Secretariat, Goa) that either of his/her parent is registered as a Freedom Fighter of  Goa indicating the date and registration number.

Applicants claiming seats under the Children of Goa State / Central Government Employees including Goa State / Central Government/Public Sector Undertaking and Defence Personnel and Educational Institutions recognised by Govt. of Goa [7a & 7b] must produce till date Service Certificate of the parent from the Head of Office/Department about posting of the parent. The Service Certificate should indicate the full name of the parent, designation, date of transfer order, date of joining and present status of posting. Specimen format of the certificate to be furnished on official letter head is available at ANNEXURE I.

Applicants claiming seats under the Children of Persons residing in Goa [7c] must produce a residence certificate from Mamlatdar, in respect of  his/her  parent’s residence in Goa, preceding the date of submission of application for admission, and applicant having passed qualifying exam from schools in Goa. Applicants claiming seats under Category [7d] must produce certificate from their employer, in respect of his/her parents having retired from their service, when posted in the State of Goa, and that their wards continued to study in the schools in State of Goa, and passed the qualifying exam from schools in Goa.

Applicants claiming seats under the Children of Ex-Servicemen Category (8) must produce a certificate from the Secretary, Rajya Sainik Board/Department of Sainik Welfare, Goa indicating the full name, the registration date, Registration Number of Ex-Serviceman. Certificate shall clearly specify that it is issued for admissions which will be valid for that particular academic year for which the admission is sought.

Applicants claiming seats under the children of Goan Natives Category (10) must produce a certificate of nativity, (by birth in Goa), of either parent / grandparent, from the competent authority, i.e. documentary evidence based on documents issued by Government authorities clearly establishing their link with the applicant.

Applicants claiming seats under NRI/OCI/PIO/Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries Category must furnish the following documents:

a) A certificate from Indian Diplomatic Mission, Chancellery, or Commission abroad under their seal that the either of the parents of the applicants is an Indian Resident in that country.

b) OCI /PIO Card /document issued by the Competent Authority.

c) A certified copy of the passport as proof of being an Indian Citizen or in its absence a certificate to this effect from Department of Home, Secretariat, Goa.

d) Provisional eligibility certificate from Goa University.

Directorate of Technical Education , Porvorim - Goa

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