MHT CET - Syllabus

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Form Date: 08 Jun - 07 Jul 2021

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MHT CET 2021 Syllabus: New Syllabus Released, Download PDF Here

Updated On - December 26 2020 by Swagota Nandi

MHT CET 2021 Syllabus has been released by the conducted authority i.e the State Common Entrance Test Cell. Candidates can check the syllabus in the online mode or the link given below. MHT CET 2021 is a state level entrance examination which is organised to offer the admission in state government/private universities/college to candidate. Candidate will be offered various undergraduate/postgraduate through the MHT CET exam 2021. Candidate can read the complete article to know more about the MHT CET syllabus 2021 and can download MHT CET 2021 Syllabus pdf given below.

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MHT CET 2021 Syllabus Details

For MHT CET 2021 examination there will be five subjects in the syllabus which is listed below:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology (Botany)
  • Biology (Ziology)

The question will be set from the above listed subjects and the topic which will be covered in these subjects are given below:

For Physics
  • Motion in a plane
  • Laws of motion
  • Gravitation
  • Thermal properties of matter
  • Sound
  • Optics
  • Electrostatics
  • Semiconductors
For Chemistry
  • Some Basic Concept of Chemistry
  • Structure of atom
  • Redox Reactions
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Elements of Group 1 & 2
  • States of Matter (Gaseous & liquids)
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Nature of Chemical Bond
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Basic principles of Organic Chemistry
For Mathematics
  • Trigonometric II
  • Straight Line
  • Circle
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Probablity
  • Relations and Functions
  • Probability
  • Premutations
  • Limits
  • Continuity
  • Functions
For Biology (Botany)
  • Diversity in organisms
  • Biochemistry of cell
  • Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition
  • Plant Growth and Development
For Biology (Ziology)
  • Organization of Cell
  • Animal tissues
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Respiration

MHT CET 2021 Exam Pattern

MHT CET exam pattern is divided into two session which is listed below:

  • PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • PCM (Physics, Chemsitry, Mathematics)

PCB Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be in online CBT (Computer Based Test) examination
  • Medium of Examination: English, Marathi or Urdu 
  • Type of Questions: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Total Question: 200 question and 1 marks for each question
  • Maximum Marks: 200 marks
  • Duration: 90 Mins

PCM Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be in online CBT (Computer Based Test) examination
  • Medium of Examination: English, Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be only in English
  • Type of Questions: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Total Question: 150 question and 1 marks for each question for Physics, Chemistry and  Mathematics will have 2 marks for each question. 
  • Maximum Marks: 150 marks
  • Duration: 90 Mins

MHT CET 2021 Important Books for Preparation

Candidate can refer the important books for preparing of the MHT CET examination 2021 in the given table below:

MHT CET 2021 Important Books
Mathematics (11th and 12th Standard)NCERT
Chemistry (11th and 12th Standard)NCERT
Biology (11th and 12th Standard)NCERT

MHT CET 2021 Preparation Tips

All the preparation tips listed here are going to help the candidates to prepare better for the MHT CET 2021.
  • Candidate must read the important preparation books for MHT CET 2020 examination.
  • Focussing on the important topics and cover them properly qualified in the exam.
  • Focus on the study and get clarity on the practical and theory concepts.
  • Practice the formulas theoretically. Focus on the derivations of the formulas.
  • Practice makes a man perfect, more practice will help the applicant for a better result.
  • Candidates should practice on the mock tests and evaluate their performance, it will to get an idea about the type and timing of the questions in each section.

What has changed in the MHT CET 2021 Syllabus?

There are a number of changes in the syllabus for MHT CET 2021. To start with, the syllabus is reduced as per the reduction of syllabus of class 11-12 syllabus of the state board. It has been clearly stated that all the portions that were deleted for the board exams will also not be asked in the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.

Other than that, if you compare the topics mentioned under class 11 topics, of the last year syllabus and this year, there is a lot of difference.

Last year, the following topics were included in the MHT CET syllabus from class 11:

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


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