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MHT CET

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020

Exam Date: 01 Oct 2020,02 Oct 2020,04 Oct 2020,05 Oct 2020,06 Oct 2020,07 Oct 2020,08 Oct 2020,09 Oct 2020,12 Oct 2020,13 Oct 2020,14 Oct 2020,15 Oct 2020,16 Oct 2020,19 Oct 2020,20 Oct 2020

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Exam Date: 01 Oct 2020,02 Oct 2020,04 Oct 2020,05 Oct 2020,06 Oct 2020,07 Oct 2020,08 Oct 2020,09 Oct 2020,12 Oct 2020,13 Oct 2020,14 Oct 2020,15 Oct 2020,16 Oct 2020,19 Oct 2020,20 Oct 2020

MHT CET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (SCETC MH)
  • Courses:B.Tech, BSc Agri
  • Streams:Engineering, Agriculture

MHT CET 2020(Announced): Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card

Updated On - September 11 2020 by Akriti Maurya

MHT CET 2020 Exam dates have been announced. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 will be organized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (SCETC, MH) State Government. MHT CET 2020 is a State level entrance exam conducted once in a year. The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test will be held for admission of Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy & Management courses. Candidates should go through the given article regarding the information of Maharashtra CET 2020 such as application form, eligibility, exam pattern, exam syllabus, etc.

Latest update of MHT CET 2020 

  • MHT CET 2020 exam dates have been rescheduled.
  • New dates are for PCB group (01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08 & 09 October 2020) & for PCM group (12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19 & 20 October 2020)

MHT CET 2020 Admit card

Candidate appearing for Maharastra Exam Must download the MHT CET 2020 Admit card/Hall Ticket before appearing in the exam. Given below are some important points related to admit card:

  • Due to coronavirus pandemic, MHT CET 2020 Admit card releasing date has been postponed. New dates will be announced soon by the authority.
  • The MHT CET 2020 Admit card will only be available for the candidates with valid application form after verification.
  • The official website will release the Admit card which can further be downloaded by the students by entering their enrollment number/registration number, password/date of birth.
  • After downloading the Admit card, applicants are supposed to affix their recent photograph on the printed Admit card.
  • Candidates on the exam day must carry the admit card with a valid photo id proof to get entry into the examination hall.

MHT CET 2020 Application Form

The authority started the MHT CET 2020 registration process from 07 January 2020 to 29 February 2020 on the official website. Go through the below points of MHT CET 2020 Application Form:

  • MHT CET 2020 registration form online was available on the official website.
  • Before filling the application form candidates must read the information brochure available on the website.
  • Candidates must register themselves before filling the form.
  • Upload the scanned copy of all the required documents in the prescribed format.
  • In case more than one application forms are submitted, the Board will treat the last submitted application form as valid and the rest invalid.
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Application Fees can be paid through the online mode only.
  • Application fees once paid, can not be refunded in any condition.

MHT CET Application Fees 2020

Check the given mentioned table of category wise MHT CET 2020 Application Fee:

MHT CET Registration Fee 2020
Categories
Application Fee

General/J&K Migrants/OMS candidates

Rs 800/-

ST/SC/OBC/PWD/NT/SBC candidates

Rs 600/-

Mode of Payment: Aspirants could make payment of registration fees through online mode via using debit card/credit card/net banking/e-challan system and mobile wallets.

MHT CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

MHT CET Eligibility criteria 2020 for the candidates who wish to appear for the test is stated below:

Eligibility criteria for Engineering aspirants:
Undergraduate (BE/B.Tech)

For candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra,

  • He/ She should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes.
  • Passed Diploma in engineering with at least 50% marks aggregate and 45% marks for backward classes.
For all India candidates, J&K migrants candidature candidates:
  • He/She should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes and should score a nonzero JEE Main examination or score a nonzero in the CET.
  • Passed Diploma in engineering with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes.
For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries:
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate.
Direct second year (Lateral entry):
  • He/She should be an Indian national.
  • Passed Diploma in engineering with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes from AICTE approved college or a State Government approved college.
  • Passed BSc degree (UGC approved) with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes or passed HSC with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • The candidate should be able to pass engineering graphics or drawings, engineering mechanics along with the subjects of the second year of engineering.
Postgraduate (ME/M.Tech)

For Maharashtra candidature and all India candidates,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of engineering and technology from AICTE, Central government, or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 50% or 45% for students belonging to backward classes.
  • Obtain a nonzero GATE score to fall in the right category.
  • For sponsored candidates, a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a registered firm/company/institution or a research organization.

For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,

  • Should have passed a bachelor's degree in the relevant field of engineering and technology from AICTE, Central government, or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 50%.
Eligibility for Pharmacy aspirants:
Undergraduate (B.Pharm)

For candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes.

For all India candidates, J&K migrants candidature candidates,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes and should score a nonzero NEET examination or score a nonzero in the CET.

For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,

  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with either mathematics or biology with at least 50% aggregate.

Direct second year (Lateral entry),

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed diploma course in Pharmacy with at least 45% aggregate and 40% for backward classes from AICTE approved college or a State Government approved college.
Postgraduate (M.Pharm)

For Maharashtra candidature and all India candidates,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy AICTE, Central government or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 55% or 50% for students belonging to backward classes.
  • Obtain a nonzero GPAT score to fall in the right category.
  • For sponsored candidates, a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a registered firm/company/institution or a research organization.

For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,

  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from AICTE, Central government, or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 55%.
Eligibility for Architecture aspirants:
Undergraduate (B.Arch)

For candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra, All India candidates, and J&K migrants:

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes.
  • Passed diploma (10+3) from AICTE approved college with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes and mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • The candidate should have obtained nonzero marks in NATA or JEE main examination to fall in the right category.

For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,

  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% aggregate.
  • Passed diploma (10+3) from AICTE approved college with at least 50% aggregate and mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • The candidate should have obtained nonzero marks in NATA or JEE main examination to fall in the right category.
Postgraduate (M.Arch)

For Maharashtra candidature and all India candidates,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from AICTE, Central government, or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 50% or 45% for students belonging to backward classes.
  • Obtain a nonzero CET score to fall in the right category.
For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,
  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of Architecture from AICTE, Central government or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 50%.
Eligibility for Hotel management and catering technology:
Undergraduate (B.HMCT)

For Maharashtra candidates, all India candidates and J&K candidature candidates,

  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with at least 45% aggregate and 40% for backward classes.
  • The candidate should have obtained nonzero marks in CET to fall into the right category.
For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with at least an aggregate of 45%.
Postgraduate (M.HMCT)
For Maharashtra candidates, all India candidates and J&K candidature candidates,
  • It should be an Indian national.
  • Passed a bachelor’s degree in hotel management and catering technology with at least 50% aggregate and 45% for backward classes.
  • The candidate should have obtained nonzero marks in CET to fall into the right category.
  • For sponsored candidates, a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a registered firm/company/institution or a research organization.
For NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers working in Gulf countries,
  • Should have passed a bachelor’s degree in hotel management and catering from AICTE, Central government, or State government-approved institutions with at least an aggregate of 50%.

MHT CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidate before appearing for the exam must follow the MHT CET 2020 exam pattern for an exam for better preparation. Go through the given below details of the exam pattern:

MHT CET 2020 Paper Pattern
Exam ModeCBT Mode
Type Of QuestionsMultiple-Choice Questions
Number of Question PapersThree
Total Marks100 Marks
Duration Of Exam

Mathematics-90 minutes

Physics and Chemistry- 90 minutes

Biology-90 minutes

SyllabusPhysics, Mathematics/Biology, and Chemistry
Marking Scheme Paper I+2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
Marking Scheme Paper II & III+1 mark will be awarded for each answer
Negative MarkingNo negative marking 
Medium of Examination

Paper 1: English

Paper 2: English/ Marathi/Urdu

Candidates can download the MHT CET 2020 Information Brochure Pdf (For B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharmacy/Pharm.D)
Candidates can download the MHT CET Information Bulletin Pdf 2020 (For Agriculture)
Candidates can also check the marking scheme for each paper given in the table below-
PapersSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks allottedTotal Marks
Part 1Physics50150
Chemistry50150
Part 2Botany50150
Zoology50150
Part 3Mathematics50150

MHT CET 2020 Syllabus

The MHT CET 2020 syllabus for the examination will contain various topics from subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology.

The topics included in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology are as follows:

Physics:
  • Measurements
  • Scalars and Vectors
  • Friction in solids and liquids
  • Force
  • Ray optics
  • Refraction of Light
  • Magnetic effect of electric current,
  • Magnetism, etc.
Chemistry:
  • Some basic concepts of chemistry
  • Redox reaction
  • States of Matter: Gases and liquids
  • Surface chemistry
  • Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry
  • Nature of chemical bond
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  • Alkanes, etc.
Mathematics:
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles
  • Relations and Functions
  • Factorization Formulae
  • Circle and Conics
  • Straight Line
  • Sets
  • Sequences and series
  • Probability, etc.
Biology: Biology is divided into two parts namely-
Botany
  • Diversity in organisms,
  • Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition,
  • Plant Growth and Development,
  • Biochemistry of the cell, etc.
Zoology
  • Organization of Cell,
  • Human Nutrition,
  • Animal tissues,
  • Human Respiration

MHT CET 2020 Answer key

The answer key for the Maharastra CET will release just after the exam. The description given below has all the information related to it.

  • The MHT CET 2020 answer key will be released after the commencement of the examination on the official website so the students can calculate their marks following the answer key and marking scheme.
  • The answer key helps the students to predict their score and based on that score they can know about the chances of getting a certain college.

MHT CET 2020 Result

The following section have all the updates related to the Score Card of the candidate who will appear for the Maharastra Common Entrance Test. See the details provided below.

  • The MHT CET 2020 result will be released on the official website by the First week of June 2020.
  • The students are supposed to download their scorecards for further proceedings.
  • Students need to put their application number and password to check with their results on the official website.
  • According to the marks scored by individual applicants, the board will release a merit list and publish it on the official website following which the shortlisted students will sit for Counselling.

MHT CET 2020 Counselling

Counseling for Maharastra CET will begin after the publishing of the Result card and Merit list. Further, the eligible candidate will be called to announce their admission at a specific college.

  • MHT CET 2020 Counselling will start after shortlisting the eligible candidates in the merit list.
  • Candidates will be able to participate in the Counselling process in the first week of June 2020.
  • The Board will conduct the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) in various rounds.
  • According to the rank of the candidates, admission will be provided to the candidates.
  • During the Counselling process, seat allotment and document verification of the candidates will be done.
  • Candidates must carry all the required documents for verification.

MHT CET 2020 Highlights

Candidates should check the MHT CET 2020 entrance exam basic information from the given below mentioned table:

Exam Name

MHT CET 2020 or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body of MHT CET

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai (previously conducted by DTE)

Level

State Level

Courses offered

Various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses

MHT CET 2020  Official website
Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses Offered by various colleges in Maharashtra

All the information or basic details of the MHT CET can be seen through the above table.

About State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State is set up by the government of Maharashtra to conduct common entrance tests for admission in various courses in the state of Maharashtra. This body is responsible for the conduction of entrance exams in online mode across the state. The candidates who wish to take admission in any of the courses in the participating college if MHT CET, have to appear in the exam conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State.

 

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MHT CET Important Dates

TitleDates
MHT CET 2020 Form Date07 Sep - 08 Sep 2020
MHT CET 2020 Exam Date01 Oct, 02 Oct 2020

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:

250

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Mathematics502100
2Physics50150
3Chemistry50150
4Biology50150

Instructions:The candidates who wish to take admission in Engineering and Technology courses have to appear for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates who wish to take admission in of Pharm.D courses have to appear for Physics, Chemistry as well as Mathematics and/or Biology.

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Form Start Date:

07 Sep 2020

Form End Date:

08 Sep 2020

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