About Us


The National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) plays a crucial role in endorsing the integration of technology into the education framework. Aligned with the Digital India initiative, the Department of Education, Government of Gujarat has promoted the incorporation of Information Technology in the education sector.

The Gujarat Common Admission Service (GCAS) is a visionary portal launched by the Department of Education, Government of Gujarat to streamline the admission registration process across various disciplines offered by the Government Universities within the state of Gujarat. This portal serves as the State Government’s Common Admission portal encompassing all the disciplines such as arts, commerce, science, rural studies, and others under a single umbrella.

GCAS is a one-stop solution for all Government Universities, Higher Education Institutes, Government Colleges, Grant-In-Aid Colleges, and SFIs affiliated with Public Universities across the state of Gujarat. This comprehensive portal is strategically crafted to simplify the admission procedure, consolidating all requisite information and services to facilitate a seamless experience for the students of Gujarat.

Key Features

  • Bilingual Interface: The GCAS portal is available in two languages i.e. English & Gujarati for easy information access and better reachability.
  • Simplified Registration: Streamlined application process for registration into multiple government universities through a unified and user-friendly interface.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Tailored for students, the GCAS portal provides a seamless application experience with a straightforward interface, keeping the applicants updated about the application status.
  • Effortless Document Management: Easy management and uploading of documents through GCAS, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free submission process for applicants.
  • Real-time Notifications: Keeping the candidate well-informed throughout the entire process by providing regular updates regarding their application status, document verification and other information announcements.
  • Accessible Help Centres: Dedicated help centres at every State Public Universities and over 480 affiliated colleges across Gujarat, supporting students in experiencing hassle-free application process from even the most remote locations.   


  • It will be easier for the students to get information related to the courses available, as well as the information of the Colleges/ Universities offering the said courses.
  • With GCAS, the candidate can apply for unlimited Universities, Colleges, and Courses with a one-time fee payment.  
  • A significant reduction in the time & effort required for admission into diverse courses within the state.
  • A unified time frame for students to apply for admission into any University or Course across the state.
  • The Candidates will no longer be required to apply to at each University/ College separately. Now, they can apply to multiple Universities through the Common admission process for their respective courses.