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All notifications related to admission shall be notified in the four newspapers of the State of Goa, viz. Navhind Times, Herald, Gomantak (Marathi) and Tarun Bharat (Marathi). Director of Technical Education is authorized to release notifications related to admissions in the newspapers.

A. For Candidates

All applicants seeking Admission must comply with rule 3.04 and 3.05 of this prospectus.

The Application Form (B/B1/B2) for admission is also included in the Common Prospectus. These forms shall be accepted at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa, and other notified locations, as per schedule. Applicants seeking admissions to B.Arch. course are required to submit Form B1, (Annexure V). However, a single Acknowledgement Card shall be issued.

Mere submission of Application Form (B/B1/B2) according to this prospectus does not confer any right/claim to the applicant, for admission to any course in professional colleges.

The Application Form (B/B1/B2) should be filled in accordance with the rules given in this chapter, by the applicant in his/her own handwriting and duly signed by him/her.

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.

Name of the candidate shall be entered as it appears on the SSC/HSSC certificate.

Applicant must enter all the categories in the relevant application form (B/B1/B2) he/she is eligible and wishes to apply for. Requests for change in category will not be entertained after last date of receipt of application form.

Applicant must note that the following combination of categories is not permissible.

(I)  Category 1 and 7; (ii) Any of categories from 1 to 9 [except 7] and from 10 to 13. i.e an applicant cannot combine any of the categories 1 to 9 (except 7) with any of the categories from 10 to 13 (except cases covered under provisions at 6.16).

Candidates may note that separate application forms (B/B1/B2) are to be submitted, together with specified enclosures, to be considered for different courses. Candidates may therefore exercise maximum care and caution to ensure that they have submitted the relevant application form (B/B1/B2) specified for the respective courses.

In case it is found that an applicant has submitted more than one Application Form for a particular course, the application submitted last will be considered and his/her earlier application(s) and registration numbers shall automatically stand cancelled.

Applicant claiming seat in the reserved category of SC/ST/OBC is required to submit the caste certificate in the prescribed proforma given in Annexure I from the Competent Authority. If the required certificate is not enclosed with the form, his/her application will be considered for the General Category only, if eligible.

Applications shall not be accepted after last date as mentioned in the prospectus. Any request for granting extension of time for submission of form or admission shall not be entertained.

The applicant is advised to personally submit the Application Form complete in all respects, before the due date, at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa and other notified locations, and obtain the Acknowledgement Card, with registration number, as proof of submission of the form.

 Incomplete applications shall not be accepted. Incomplete applications however may be accepted, only on the last date of submission of forms, for genuine reasons, subject to condition that the Acknowledgement Card shall be issued only after complying with deficiencies, within time limit specified by the Admission Committee. The decision of the Admission Committee shall be final in this regard.

Applications received after expiry of the last date shall be summarily rejected. The Admission Committee shall not be responsible for loss in transit or postal delay in receiving the application. Any correspondence in this regard shall not be entertained.

In case an applicant has applied for supplementary examination, improvement, verification, revaluation of HSSC marks, and his/her revised marks changes his/her eligibility or order of merit to any course, he/she should inform to the Chairman, Admission Committee, about his/her revised results in writing along with a certified copy of the revised mark sheet immediately (within 24 hours), failing which, his/her admission may be cancelled. However, such applicants must have submitted their admission forms in accordance with Rule 4.12. Revised marks, if any, will be reckoned only from such point of time onwards and list of applicants already admitted shall remain unchanged.

Eligibility will be finalized as per the provisions of this prospectus, irrespective of whether or not verification of marks has been completed by the examining authority.

Eligibility list with remarks regarding objections/shortfalls, if any, shall be prepared for all applicants and for all categories, including those who are not eligible, and shall be displayed on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa and also will be made available on website. Applicants should verify their eligibility from the list displayed. In case of any detected errors, they should immediately (within 24 hrs.) inform the Chairman, Admission Committee, in writing, failing which Admission Committee shall not be held responsible for the consequences of such errors.

Only those applicants who have applied in response to prospectus of 2017-2018 and submitted their applications, duly completed in all respects, at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa and other notified locations, on or before the prescribed date and time (refer to Schedule of Admission process), and have valid score in NATA and satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down, will be considered for admission to professional courses.

The Provisional merit lists of all professional courses and categories will be displayed on the Notice Board at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa as per the time and date mentioned in the schedule of Admission and also will be made available on website.

All applicants should verify the correctness of their marks & merit position in the provisional merit list. In case of any detected errors, they should immediately (within 24 hours) inform the Chairman, Admission Committee, in writing, failing which, the Admission Committee shall not be held responsible for the consequences of such errors.

Merit lists will be displayed at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa and on website as per the schedule given in the prospectus.

Every eligible candidate who is desirous of seeking admission shall remain present in person at the admission rounds at the Admission Centre at Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa as per specified schedule along with Acknowledgement Card, Documents in original & fees. Admitted Candidates permitted to withdraw submitted original documents for any purpose, shall have to submit the same to the Admission Committee before the subsequent round of admission. Chairman, Admission Committee may relax the above provision in genuine cases.

Applicants present/ reporting for admission will be given an opportunity to select a seat of choice from the seats available at the point of his/her order of merit (merit number). The admission shall be treated to have been completed only after the deposit of original documents and payment of fees. Applicants granted admission during any round shall report to the respective institution within 3 working days of grant of admission, and obtain acknowledgement thereof, failing which their admission is liable to be cancelled, and/or they may not be permitted to attend further admission rounds.

If the applicant fails to turn up for admission rounds as specified in the admission schedule, or does not accept admission offered, he/she shall forfeit the claim of seat as per his/her turn in merit position for that round, and the seat will be offered to the next person in the merit list.

In case the applicant reports late for admission (during any round of admission) his/her candidature shall be considered only for the seats available, at that point of time. The list of applicants already admitted shall remain unchanged and under no circumstances, such candidate shall replace the candidates already admitted.

Seats remaining vacant, for whatsoever reasons, shall be filled up in the subsequent rounds, by following the same procedure as in the first round, and as per the given schedule. Candidates shall not approach for admissions in between the rounds.

Unclaimed/vacant seats if any, from the reserved categories shall be de-reserved and transferred to General Category at the end of admission of reserved category in each round. Claim of the applicants from reserved category, who remained absent during any round, shall not be accepted for such de-reserved seats.

        (a) An applicant listed in the merit list shall be eligible for all rounds of admission, irrespective of whether he/she has attended / availed admission in the earlier rounds or not. If the candidate has taken admission and cancelled the same for whatsoever reasons, he/she shall forfeit his/her claim for that allotted seat (i.e. course and institution) in same/ further rounds of admission.

   (b) A candidate once admitted to a particular seat (i.e. course and institution) under any category shall not be eligible to seek admission to the same seat (i.e. same course and same institution) again under same/ any other category (for applicants eligible for more than one category), in same / subsequent admission rounds, under vertical mobility. The provision of rule 4.31 (b) shall not apply for the purpose of taking admission to any seat under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme, and to candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC.

   (c) All eligible candidates from General Category Merit List shall be considered eligible for availing seats under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme, provided they submit an Income Certificate in specified format together with their application Form B stating that annual total income of their parents from all the sources is less than Rest. 6.00 Lakhs in the Year 2016-17. Candidates who fail to produce original Income Certificate during admission round shall NOT be considered for seats under AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme.

    All candidates are advised to exercise maximum care and caution while opting for seats during the admission rounds.

During Second, Third and any other subsequent round of admission (if any), vacancies created in  a particular category/course during the round shall be filled in the same round. Candidates interested in applying for such vacancies shall remain present till the end of that admission round. Vacated Tuition Fee Waiver Seats shall be filled up from General Category Merit List and Tuition Fee Waiver shall be offered to eligible candidates, admitted in the order of merit, to the course.

The fees for admission to specific Institutions shall be accepted only in the form of Demand Draft, as mentioned in the Chapter-9, or any other approved mode of remittance, as may be duly notified. Candidate must write his/her name, registration number, college and course to which admitted, on the back of demand draft before submitting the same to the Institution.

All the applicants selected for admission to Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture courses shall be given provisional admission, subject to being found medically fit. The admission of the applicant stands cancelled in case he/she is found medically unfit.

Applicants, who have passed the qualifying examination from Universities/ Boards other than the Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education are required to produce Eligibility Certificate from Registrar, Goa University.

In case the candidate is admitted to any course, he/she will be required to submit the School Leaving Certificate or Transfer Certificate, as the case may be, within 15 days from the date of admission, to the Head of the Institution, failing which the admission may be cancelled.

GOI seats are reserved and allotted by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India, for other States/Union Territories in the institutes of Goa in Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy, over and above sanctioned intake capacity. These supernumerary seats shall not be available to local candidates even if they remain vacant.

Change in the applicant’s contact details should be intimated to the Admission Centre.

Applications sent by post should be clearly addressed to the “Chairman, Admission Committee, Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim, Goa 403521”. Admission Committee shall not be responsible for postal delay or for applications sent to the Director of Technical Education. Last date shall also be applicable to the applications sent by post.

The decision of the Admission Committee & Director of Technical Education will be final in interpreting the rules of admission.

Rules, Discipline: All admitted candidates shall be required to strictly abide by the provisions of rules and regulations prescribed by Goa University/Institute, as regards their conduct and discipline. Ragging in any form is strictly prohibited and in case any applicant for admission is found to have indulged in ragging in the past or if it is noticed later that he has indulged in ragging, admission may be refused or he shall be expelled from the educational institution, if his explanation is not found satisfactory.

Attention of all applicants is drawn towards Annexure III containing UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009, and provisions of Goa Prohibition of Ragging Act, 2008 (Goa Act 9 of 2009) published in official Extra Ordinary Gazette series I, No. 26 dated 17/07/09. Candidates and their parents are informed to refer the website of UGC( and submit the  Undertaking in the specified manner therein, to the respective Institutions.

B. For Institutes

All the institutes shall depute at least one faculty member as a member of the Admission Committee, who shall also act as the link officer between DTE, Admission Committee, and the Institute. Institution nominated members shall be responsible for application forms, original documents of the applicants, and fees collected for that institute.

All Heads of the institutes covered under Centralized Admission are hereby empowered to admit candidates against the seats remaining vacant at their end, in any branch, after the third /last round of admission, with prior approval of this Directorate. The admissions shall be given strictly in order of merit. The Institutes shall follow the merit list prepared by the Admission Committee. However, if only up to five seats are vacant, and more than 5 candidates are available in the merit list, they shall be called by recorded communication in ratio of 1:3 (i.e. 3 candidates per vacant seat).

In case the Merit list of Centralized Admission is exhausted, fresh Merit list of new applicants shall be prepared on the same basis by the institute. All the admissions shall be done after public notification in the specified newspapers. The admission shall be granted in presence of all the candidates as done by Admission Committee.

The Institutions shall not change any of the provisions of the prospectus including eligibility, fees or rules for refund, while granting above admissions.

The Head of the institution (and the Management, in case of non-Government institutes) shall be solely responsible for the settlement of any dispute, court case, etc. arising out of such admissions.

The Institutes shall not admit Foreign Nationals without permission of the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. Such candidates should as far as possible be admitted on nomination by ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) or GOI.

The Institutions shall not encash/deposit the bank drafts of fees until end of round of admissions, to facilitate immediate refund of fee during change of course/institute.

C. For States /Agencies

GOI candidates nominated by the concerned States shall be admitted only if they fulfil the eligibility conditions as laid down in this prospectus, other than GCET and residence, and will have to obtain eligibility certificate from Goa University.

GOI candidates for admission to Architecture Course shall have to pass NATA.

GOI nominees should confirm for themselves the status of hostel facilities in the Institutes before securing admissions.

 All nominating agencies/Governments should send the candidates so as to join within one month of the date of starting of the academic session or the last date notified, whichever is earlier failing which the University may or may not grant the term due to possible “shortage of attendance”. Directorate of Technical Education, Goa shall not be held responsible for such admissions.

In the event, seats remain vacant after conducting the above specified rounds, Directorate of Technical Education is authorized to formulate and notify additional rounds of admission, as per schedule to be drawn up in consultation with University/Admission Committee, after taking into consideration all relevant aspects.

In the event of any mandatory directives from National Level Regulatory Bodies, Central/State Government, Hon. Supreme Court/High Court, rules of admissions, as well as other provisions   in this prospectus may be suitably modified, with Government approval, and duly notified

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

Directorate of Technical Education , Porvorim - Goa