MHT CET 2020

Exam Date : 2nd May 2020 To 13th May 2020
Result Date : 3rd June 2020

A state-level test that is conducted in Maharashtra. Every year over 4 lakh students participate in the exam. It is an exam meant for students who aspire to do engineering and pharmacy courses.

What is MHT CET?

MHT CET (Maharashtra Health & Technical Common Entrance Test) is an entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra. This is a state level selection test. MHT CET - Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Admission

Exam Name
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Acronym MHT CET
Conducting Body Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharastra
Level
State Level UG and PG
Courses offered
B.Tech, B.Pharm, Pharm D, MBA, and MMS
Mode Online Mode
Exam Date The second week of May 2020 
Medium
English, Urdu, Marathi
Duration
3 hours (180 Minutes)
Official Website
MHT CET 2020 Official Website
Helpdesk Number 022 2264 115

Exam Dates

The MHT CET Exam Dates will be announced on the official website of the conducting authority. The tentative dates are announced and they are as follows:

MHT CET 2020 Exam dates

Events

Dates

MHT CET 2020 Application Form Availability

2nd week of February 2020 

Last date for Registration

4th week of March 2020 

MHT CET 2020 Exam

2nd week of May 2020 

Declaration of Results 

1st week of June 2020 

What is the Eligibility Criteria of MHT CET?

The candidates have to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria to take up the MHT CET Exam. The candidate appearing for MHT CET 2020 should be a citizen of India. The candidates who are applying should pass 10+2 mode of Examination to be eligible to take the MHT CET Exam.

There is no age limit to apply for MHT CET Exam.

Age Limit There is no Upper age limit
Education Qualification 10+2 must be Passed
Nationality Citizen of India

Syllabus

Syllabus now includes additional new topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics from the XI standard. The Syllabus for the MHT CET 2020 examination will be based on the syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Education.

Candidates should have a look at Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, and Biology for their respective papers. Paper I, will include questions on Mathematics, paper II on Physics and Chemistry and paper III on Botany and Zoology.

The 50 questions in each subject will be divided into 10 questions from class 11 syllabus and 40 questions from class 12 syllabus. A total of 50 questions out of 250 will now be from the syllabus of Class 11. 

MHT CET 2020 Syllabus
Mathematics Linear Programming, Vectors, Relations, Probability, Straight Line, Application of Derivatives, Circle Continuity, Definite Integrals, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles, Indefinite Integrals, Limits, Matrices, Numerical Methods, Mathematical Logic, Trigonometric Functions, Factorization, Circle and Conics, Functions, Probability, Sequence and Series
Chemistry Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics, Coordination Compounds, Nature of Chemical Bond, Redox Reactions, Alcohol Phenol Ether, D and F block elements, Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Solid State, Solutions and Colligative Properties, Polymers, States of Matter (gases and liquids), Chemical Kinetics, Biomolecules, S-block elements, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes and Arenes, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Electrochemistry and General Principles, Surface Chemistry, The process of Isolation of Elements, Hydrogen
Physics Atoms, Kinetic theory of gases and radiation, Molecules And Nuclei, Oscillations, Rotational Motion, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Induction, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Semi-Conductors, Wave Motion, Surface Tension, Interference and Diffraction, Magnetism, Gravitation, Stationary Waves, Electrons and Photons, Elasticity, Wave Theory of Light and Communication System, Force, Refraction Of Light, Measurements Ray optics, Scalar and Vectors, Friction in Solids and Liquids.

Application Form

The registration for the MHT CET Exam 2020 will start from 2nd week of February 2020. The candidates who satisfy the minimum eligibility can apply for the exam. The Application form will be available on the official website of the MHT CET.

How To Apply for MHT CET?

  • Step I: Register to generate a password.
  • Step II: Filling the Personal Details.
  • Step III: Uploading the details.
  • Step IV: Final fee payment for the application form.

The MHT CET 2020 Application Form will be available on the official website of the conducting Authority. The candidates can start filling the forms from 2nd week of February 2020. 

The Application form Fee is INR 800 for the General category students and for the candidates who belong to Reservation quota the Application fee is INR 600.

The payment can be made either via Credit/Debit Card(RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro) or via Net Banking or via an E-Challan payable via cash, at any State Bank of India branch near you.

Documents Required To Apply For MHT CET

The following documents are required to fill the MHT CET Exam Application Form:

  • Academic details of the candidate
  • Marksheet of class 10 and 12
  • Scanned image file of Photograph and digital signature
  •  A valid credit/debit/net banking for Application Fee payment

Exam Pattern

MHT CET pattern 2020 includes various important aspects of the test like marking scheme, the total number of questions and marks, nature of the questions, mode of the exam, etc. The MHT CET 2020 examination will be held in Online Mode.

All MHT CET 2020 papers except the Mathematics paper will be available in Marathi, Urdu, and English. The exam format will be in OMR format. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers and unattempted questions in MHT CET 2020. OMR sheets are to be filled using only a black ballpoint pen.

  • Sessions: The candidates are tested via three papers split into three different groups which are PCMB, PCM, and PCB.
  • Exam Duration: The examination will provide 90 Minutes for each paper to complete the examination.
  • Weightage: Approximately 20% weightage will be given to Std XI curriculum and 80% weightage will be given to Std XII curriculum while setting the question paper.
  • Pharmacy: For the candidate seeking admission to Pharmacy/ Pharm. D degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as Paper-I and/or Paper-III.
  • Engineering Candidates: The candidate seeking admission to Engineering and Technology degree courses it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
  • Medical Candidates: Medical candidates will need to appear for both Paper II and Paper III.
  • Marking: In MHT CET 2020 each answer with correct response shall be awarded one (1) mark for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. For Mathematics, each right answer will be awarded 2 marks.
  • Division of Marks: For MHT CET 2020, 50 questions in each subject will be divided. There will be 10 questions from Std XI syllabus and 40 questions from Std XII syllabus. A total of 50 questions out of 250 will now be from the syllabus of Std XI.
  • Blackening OMR sheet: The candidate will be required to mark the correct answer in MHT CET 2020 by blackening the corresponding circle against the serial number of the question in the answer sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only. Out of four circles provided for selection of an answer to a question, the candidate should fill up one circle only.
  • No alteration of the marked answer: The candidates must fully satisfy themselves about the accuracy of the answer before darkening the appropriate circle in MHT CET 2020, as no change in the Answer once marked is allowed. The answer once marked is final, any change in the option once marked, done by any method, will amount to an invalid/incorrect response.
  • Marking of answers: Candidate should completely darken one and the only one best response (circle) for Correct Answer in MHT CET 2020.
Mode MHT CET 2020 will be in Online mode
Sessions MHT CET 2020 will have three papers (PCMB, PCM, PCB)
Duration Students will get 90 Minutes to Complete the Exam as per the MHT CET 2020 Pattern.
Format The MHT CET 2020 answers would be marked in an OMR sheet
Languages The MHT CET 2020 Exam will be in English, Marathi, Urdu. Students Can give the exam as per their convenience.
Writing Black Ballpoint Pen
Negative Marking Negative marking is not applicable for wrong answers and unattempted questions

MHT CET Admit Card

The admit card will be issued in the 4th week of April. The MHT CET Admit card is equivalent to a hall ticket and can be downloaded on the official website by entering the candidate's login credentials.

The Admit Card is an important document to be carried by the candidate on the day of MHT CET 2020 examination. The candidate should also carry a photo ID proof with the admit card.

The candidate has to keep a hard copy of the admit card as it acts as a hall ticket to attend the exam.

How To Download MHT CET Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the following steps to download the Admit card from the official website:

  • Step 1: Visit the official MHT CET website.
  • Step 2: You will have to enter your application number and password obtained while filling the Application Form to log in and download the admit card.
  • Step 3: Click on the Submit button and download the admit card.
  • Step 4: Take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

MHT CET Exam Centers

The MHT CET Exam 2020 will be held in the 2nd week of May 2020. Candidates can choose an exam center according to their preference while filling the MHT CET 2020 application form.

The authorities will try their best to provide the candidate with an exam center in the city of their first preference.

  • Advance Plan: To know MHT CET 2020 Exam centers well in advance will help you to plan well in advance to choose the exam center.
  • Choice of MHT CET 2020 Exam Centres: The preference of MHT CET 2020 Exam Centres once exercised will be final.
  • Candidates from outside Maharashtra: Those who have passed 12th class or equivalent exams from outside the state of Maharashtra, they have to choose their MHT CET 2020 exam center as per their preference while filling the Application form.
  • Allocation of MHT CET exam centers 2020: The allotment of MHT CET 2020 Exam Centres will be done within the same district headquarters of Maharashtra from where you have passed your qualifying exam.

Documents Required On MHT CET Exam Day

The candidates will have to carry the following documents to the MHT CET Exam hall along with them:

  • Admit Card
  • Government ID proof
  • Passport Size Photograph.

MHT CET Results

The Results of the MHT CET 2020 examination will be announced in the 1st week of June 2020. Candidates will have to use their application number, password and security code to access the Result. Candidates are advised to take a hard copy of the Results in pdf format.

  • No personal notification: Candidates should note that the Results will not be emailed or posted to them.
  • Discrepancies: Candidates who have discrepancies with their Results and are willing to verify their marks will have to submit a written request to the concerned authority, along with a Demand Draft of INR 1000/- in favor of the Commissionaire, State CET Cell, Mumbai, payable at Mumbai. 
  • Ultimate decision: If any changes are made, the candidates will be notified. The answer sheet will be sent to the candidate via post after the results have been changed. The decision of the concerned authority will be final and no representations will be entertained after the specified period

How To Download MHT CET Result?

Candidates have to follow the below given steps to check MHT CET 2020 results:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website dtemaharashtra.gov.in. 
  • Step 2: Click on the MHT CET 2020 Result link enter the Application Number, Password (which was produced in the MHT CET 2020 Admit card) along with Security Key. Click on Login Button and the results will be displayed.
  • Step 3: The candidates need to download and take a printout of the result as it will be required for future admission process including MHT CET 2020 counseling.

MHT CET Rank List

The candidates can get the rank or merit list of MHT CET 2020 from the official website of MHT CET. The rank list for colleges participating in MHT CET is given below:

MHT CET Exam Rank List

Sr. No.

Name of Institute

Engineering Branch

Closing Rank

1

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai

Electronics Engineering

2998

2

Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai

Biomedical Engineering 8750

3

Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune

Electronics and Telecommunication Engg. 4683

4

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune

Polymer Engineering 9218

5

Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai

Electronics Engineering 1828

6

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai

Biomedical Engineering 14033

7

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Dyestuff Technology 3472

8

KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Mumbai

Electronics Engineering 4839

9

Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune

Industrial Engineering 8664

10

Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai

Information Technology 4267

MHT CET Cutoff

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) is conducted every year by DTE, Maharashtra. The MHTCET 2020 Cutoff is decided by the different colleges that accept the MHT CET Exam as the benchmark for admission into their college.

The cutoffs will be released online and the candidates will be able to get the seats under the colleges through the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP).

MHT CET Selection Process

The candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can apply for MHT CET Exam. The candidates who score the marks that are eligible for the courses will be called for counseling. And in the counseling process, they will be given the seats to courses which they are eligible.

MHT CET Counseling

MHT CET 2020 Counselling process will tentatively start in the 1st week of June 2020. Candidates selected for the Counselling Process will be informed via a notification on their registered E-mail address or Mobile number.

Candidates who have qualified for MHT CET Exam will have to appear for the Counselling process that is conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research for health sciences and pharmacy courses. For Engineering courses, the Board has a separate body.

Candidates who meet all the criteria will receive a notification regarding the counseling.

Documents Required For MHT CET Counseling

Candidates have to carry original documents to the counseling process, and candidates should submit the below-mentioned documents during the Counseling:

  • 10th Standard Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • 12th Standard Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • MHT CET 2020 Result
  • MHT CET 2020 Admit Card
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra (if applicable)

How To Prepare For MHT CET?

The candidates who are aspiring to write MHT CET 2020 can use the following tips:

  • There will be 2 papers for 90 minutes each the candidates should learn to manage time. 
  • Stay focused and prepare well in advance for the MHT CET Exam.
  • Refer previous year Question papers and Mock papers.
  • Candidates can use study materials that are available for each subject.

Courses Offered Through MHT CET

Admissions for the courses offered through MHT CET are Engineering/Technology (B.E./B.Tech) and Pharmacy (B.Pharm/Pharm.D.) as well as some allied health sciences programs in the Government aided and private universities/institutions in Maharashtra. Candidates can also apply for MBA through this test.

MHT CET FAQs

Q. What is the Syllabus for MHT CET?

Ans. MHT CET is based on the State Board Syllabus. It is strongly recommended that the candidates can prepare what they have studied in class 11 and 12.

Q. Which are the Subjects Engineering aspirants should opt for?

Ans. They can opt for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and English.

Q. What should I do if any details on MHT CET Admit Card is given wrong?

Ans. In this case, the candidates will have to contact the conducting Authority immediately.

MHT CET Latest News

Earlier MHT CET used to be based entirely on Class 12 syllabus of HSC Board of Maharashtra. Now, You will have to study Class 11 syllabus as well.

In MHT CET Syllabus 2020, 20% weightage is given to class 11th standard syllabus and 80% weightage is given to class 12th standard syllabus. 

The level of difficulty of MHT CET 2020 will be raised in terms of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. 

The approximate number of questions based on the 11th standard will be 10 and 40 from class 12. In MHT CET 2020, questions will not be asked from the chapter on complex numbers of Class 11. 

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Colleges which accept [MHT CET]


Want to get in ?
Pranita
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Instrumentation Engineering), batch of 2021
21 May 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
10/10

The undergraduate courses are Bachelor of Engineering (BE) The eligible candidates will have to appear in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) for admission in BE program. Admission in the B.E. Lateral program is done on the basis of marks scored in Diploma in relevant discipline. The cut off for instrumentation engineering in vesit is about 100 to 110 out off 200 in MHT CET.



Want to get in ?
Shital
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Telecom Engineering), batch of 2022
14 May 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

If talk about my course so I am pursuing B tech in Electronics and Telecommunication department. So for that We need to appear for jee exam conducted by the government. For addition, the cut off for this entrance exam is near about more than 50 after that only we are eligible for this course. I took the JEE exam, also MHT CET, for engineering.



Want to get in ?
Vaibhav
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2022
11 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

Admission is done on basis of MHT CET score. 



Want to get in ?
Juhi
B. Pharm, batch of 2018
05 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

You should be 10+2 with PCB/M. MHT CET entrance exam... Any national level or state level b. Pharm entrance exam.. With a good score.. So as it comes in merit list..



Want to get in ?
Aarya
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Biotechnology), batch of 2018
03 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

50% aggregate in 10+2 exam and entrance exam attempted MHT CET. No idea about cutoff my course.



Want to get in ?
Aditi
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture), batch of 2018
03 Jun 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

MHT CET entrance exam I had given. Eligibility criteria to get appropriate marks in MHT CET to get admission BSc agriculture college.



Want to get in ?
Vaibhav
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2020
28 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
4/10

The criteria for the admission in college is that student should crack the MHT CET and JEE exam,and cleared 12 from the recognized board with 50 %.The college has civil, mechanical, electric and telecommunications, information technology branches.



Want to get in ?
Akshay
Bachelor in electrical engineering, batch of 2019
10 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

After completing diploma I selected for a direct second year in degree course and acted 12th. You have to give MHT CET exam.



Want to get in ?
Piyush
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2020
06 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
10/10

Pillai college of engineering has minimum criteria for admission One can apply through MHT CET for students who have qualified hsc Typical cutoffs are minimum of 60% pcm for science students.   



Want to get in ?
Suresh
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2021
04 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10

You have to get minimum 65 to 60 marks in MHT CET to secure admission in this college. For IT/ CS: your marks should be above 80. For all other branches minimum 60 is a must.



Discussion Forum



Q
I am expecting 140 marks in MHCET, will I get admission in COEP, Pune?

I am expecting 140 marks in MHCET, will I get admission in COEP, Pune?

Asked By: Pooja,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Pooja,

You need to score a minimum of 170 marks for getting admission in COEP, Pune through MHT CET.

Click here to know about the previous year MHT CET cutoff.


Q
What minimum marks should I score in MHTCET to get admission in good college for ECE branch?

What minimum marks should I score in MHTCET to get admission in good college for ECE branch?

Asked By: mrinal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Mrinal,

You must score 130 and above to get Admission through MHT CET.

Click here to know the previous year MHT CET cutoff.


Q
B.Pharm through MHT CET 2017

As all the Medical admissions have been derived to be taken in through NEET, is it still possible to get admitted to B.Pharm through MHT CET?

Asked By: Jyothyprakash ,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, it is.

MHT CET still offers admission to B.Pharm courses in various institutes across Maharashtra.

Candidates are advised to fill in the Application Form to MHT CET soon as it will be closing soon.


Q
Masters' degree through MHT CET at College Of Engineering, Pune [COEP]

Will it be possible for me to get an admission into the College Of Engineering, Pune for my Masters' Degree through MHT CET?

Asked By: Sarath,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, you're not.

MHT CET only offers admissions to Undergraduate courses in Engineering through the exam.


Q
Transgender column in MHT CET Application Form.

I heard that DTE has now introduced a transgender column on the Application Form to MHT CET. Is it true?

Asked By: Ritu Faris,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

"The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has now introduced a transgender column in its admission for engineering and pharmacy courses that will allow for more accurate gender identification." - DNA

This is a new reform by the Board and hopes to bring more to the field of education through MHT CET by setting prominent examples.


Q
Admission in Maharashtara with JEE Main and MHT CET

Is it possible for me to get admissions to Engineering Institutes in Maharashtra by JEE Main as well along with MHT CET?

Asked By: Ranveer Kandal,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, it's possible for a candidate to get admission to various institutes in Maharashtra with the scores in JEE Main as well.

MHT CET will be considered the State Level exam for your admissions to various institutes in Maharashtra while JEE Main will be considered the National Level exam which offers you a chance in admissions to various Engineering Colleges all across India.


Q
Edit/make changes to the data filled online for the MHT CET 2017

Am I allowed to edit/make changes to the data filled online for the MHT CET 2017?

Asked By: Naren Kumar,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes, you will be prompted to verify the data entered by you after you click "NEXT" on the registration form. You can view your complete data and should you want to make any changes, click on "BACK" button on the screen to make changes. Once you have submitted the data online, you may choose to "EDIT" the information. If you find that the data is correct, click "Upload Photograph & Signature". Please note that no change in the three name fields(Candidate's Name, Father's / Husband's First Name, Last Name), Date of Birth, Email and Mobile No is possible for the MHT CET
  • Once you have submitted the data, 'Edit Profile' link will appear after you login to the website using your unique application no. and password. Please note that no change in the three name fields(Candidate's Name, Father's / Husband's First Name, Last Name), Date of Birth, Email and Mobile No is possible for the MHT CET 2017.

Q
District of College falls under Mumbai(11) or Mumbai Suburban(12) for the MHT CET 2017

If I have passed /appearing for (HSC)12th / Equivalent Examination from a School/Jr. College in Mumbai, how do I know if the ‘District of College’ falls under Mumbai(11) or Mumbai Suburban(12) for the MHT CET 2017?

Asked By: Nikitha Jain,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • If your School / Jr. College is situated anywhere between Colaba and Mahim or Colaba and Sion, then select Mumbai(11) and if it is beyond Sion and Mahim, then select Mumbai Suburban(12) for the MHT CET 2017.

Q
Documents to get registered Online for the MHT CET 2017

Do I require any documents to get registered Online for the MHT CET 2017?

Asked By: Nadhiya H,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, You will only be required to fill the information in the online application form like birth-date, residential address, contact details like mobile no, email id etc for the MHT CET 2017.


Q
Report to any CET office for Online registration?

Do I have to report to any CET office for Online registration for the MHT CET 2017?

Asked By: Kaishma S,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

No, Online Registration can be done from any place of convenience (including from home) using the internet for the MHT CET 2017.


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