GUJCET 2019: The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board has changed the date for the Gujarat Common Entrance Test 2019 (GUJCET) 2019 exam. “With the election date coinciding with GUJCET exam we have decided to change the date. Being a holiday, the new date could not be worked out yet. It will be done in a day or two,” Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama told The Indian Express.
The exam was earlier scheduled to be conducted on April 23 which coincided with the date of General Election 2019. Now, the exam has been scheduled to be held on April 26 (Friday).The Gujarat Board had earlier changed the date of the board examination and the reason cited by the board was the clash with CBSE exams. Initially, the state board had announced that GUJCET would be conducted on March 30, which was then postponed to April 4, giving the same reason.
As per the circular issued by GSHSEB on January 21, keeping in mind the change in the schedule of CBSE examination, the GUJCET date announced on April 4, will now be conducted on April 23. Previous year too, the exam was conducted on April 23.The earlier change in the GUJCET schedule from March 30 to April 4 was announced by the GSHSEB on January 10. The chairman said that before announcing this third revised date, the CBSE chairman was consulted.
About Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB)
The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) was established on May 1960, to administer and regulate the higher education system in the state, it prepares and prescribes the syllabus and textbooks in the affiliated schools. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) conducts the annual exams for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and the Higher Secondary (School) Certificate (HSC). Apart from the secondary and higher secondary examination, the board also conducts Engineering Entrance Examination (GUJCET).