Important for MHT-CET

Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) will be conducted by DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra. In 2014 and 2015 the state level engineering colleges in Maharashtra offered admission based on JEE Main score. But now you will get admission in various colleges in Maharashtra in your B.Tech, B.Pharm, LLB, MBA etc programs on the basis of marks you score in MHT CET.

In Maharashtra, this exam is very competitive. As per the data released by DTE Maharashtra, in 2018, the number of candidates registered for MHT CET were around 4,35,606 . While in 2017 and 2016 the number of candidates registered for MHT CET was around 3,89,520 and 4,09,276 respectively.

If you are eligible as per the criteria determined DTE then you can fill the online application form which would be released tentatively in the 3rd week of January. After clearing MHT CET exam which would be around 2nd week of May you will get the call for counseling process where according to your preferences and marks scored in the entrance examination of MAHA CET you will be allotted to colleges in Maharashtra.

According to MHT CET Exam Pattern which is released by DTE Maharashtra, The syllabus for the questions which would be asked in the entrance exam is same of that syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. The question paper of this exam will be consist of approximately 20% weightage of class 11th and around 80% weightage will be from class 12th .

MHT CET 2019 Overview

Particulars Details
Exam Name Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam Type State Level
Conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Category of Exam Undergraduate (UG)
Number of registered Applicants Over 4 lakh per year
Mode of Exam Offline Pen and Paper test
The medium of the Examination English, Marathi, Urdu
Total number of Papers 2 Paper I-Mathematics Paper II-Physics & Chemistry
Time Duration per paper 1 hour and 30 minutes for each paper
Type of Question asked Multiple Choice Questions
Paper wise no. of questions Paper I-50 questions in Mathematics Paper II- 50 questions in Physics 50 questions in Chemistry
Negative Marking No

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Important dates of MHT CET

Please check the important dates for MHT CET from the table given below. The dates which are mentioned in the table are tentative.

Events Date 2019 (Tentative)
Online registration starts from 3rd week of January
Deadline to submit the application form 4th week of March
Admit card will be released on 4th week of April
Date of entrance exam 2nd week of May
Date of release for provisional answer key 4th week of May
Deadline to submit objections on either question paper or answer key or both 4th week of May
OMR answer sheet will be available on 4th week of May
Date of result declaration 1st week of June
Registration for counseling Starts from 1st week of June
The Release date of provisional merit list 3rd week of June
Release date final merit list 3rd week of June
Counseling Round-1 4th week of June to 1st week of July
Counseling Round-2 1st to 2nd week of July
Counseling Round-3 3rd week of July

How to Prepare for MHT-CET

Check out complete Syllabus for MHT-CET

Important books & Online resources for MHT-CET

ALL NCERT – Class XI Mathematics NCERT – Class XII Chemistry Part 1 NCERT – Class XII Physics Part 2
Complete Course | Combo MHTCET + JEE Main
Physics H. C. Verma – Concepts of Physics Part-1
Chemistry Dr.O. P. Tandon – Inorganic Chemistry (Ist Year Programme)
Maths Dr. SK Goyal – Algebra (Arihant)

Course Material

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