MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024: PCM, PCB Marking Scheme

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Apr 30, 2024

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MHT CET exam pattern 2024 for various engineering and pharmacy courses is released by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai. Familiarizing oneself with MHT CET paper pattern is important for MHT CET 2024 preparation.

MHT CET 2024 exam pattern consists of MCQ questions, MHT CET 2024 total marks, mode of exam, MHT CET 2024 marking scheme, MHT CET 2024 passing marks, total number of questions, and more. Read below to learn more about the exam paper's MHT CET pattern.

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MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024 Highlights

MHT CET will be conducted online by the conducting authorities. 80% of the total questions asked in the MHT CET 2024 question paper will be based on the syllabus of Class 12. The remaining 20% will be based on the syllabus of Class 11. Some of the general highlights related to the MHT CET 2024 exam pattern are discussed in the table below.

Mode Online/CBT
Groups
  • PCM: Apr 16 - 30, 2024
  • PCB: Apr 16 - 30, 2024
Subjects
  • PCM: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • MHT CET PCB: Physics, Chemistry, Zoology & Botany
Test Duration 180 minutes, 90 Minutes Each Paper
Languages English, Urdu, and Marathi
Total Questions 150
Type of Questions MCQs
Maximum Marks 200
MHT CET Negative Marking No Negative Marking
MHT CET 2024 Exam Pattern Highlights

Read More: MHT CET Syllabus 2024

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024 for PCM Group

The entrance exam for PCM and PCB is held separately. The general common highlights are discussed in the table given above. MHT CET exam pattern 2024 for the PCM group is as follows.

  • The question paper will have a total of 150 questions.
  • 30 questions will be based on the syllabus of class 11
  • 120 questions will be based on the syllabus of class 12

Physics

50

10

40

Moderate to Difficult

Chemistry

50

10

40

Moderate to Difficult

Mathematics

50

10

40

Moderate to Difficult

MHT CET 2024 PCM Exam Pattern

Subjects

Total Number of Questions

Questions from the Class 11 Syllabus

Questions from the Class 12 Syllabus

Difficulty Level 

Sectional Time Limit in MHT CET 2024 for PCM

MHT CET time duration to solve the entire MHT CET question paper will be 3 hours respectively. They will be given 90 minutes to solve both the Physics and Chemistry questions combined. In the remaining 90 minutes, they will have to solve the 50 questions from the Mathematics section.

MHT CET Marking Scheme 2024 for PCM Group

Candidates already know that they will have to attempt a total of 150 multiple-choice questions in the exam. However, the question paper carries 200 marks. Test takers must check the MHT CET mark ditribution in the tabular format below.

Subjects Number of Questions Marks per Question Total Marks in MHT CET Time Duration
Class 11 Class 12
Physics 10 40 1 Mark 50 90 Minutes
Chemistry 10 40 1 Mark 50
Mathematics 10 40 2 Marks 100
MHT CET 2024 PCM Marking Scheme

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024 for PCB Group

The Physics and Chemistry section is common for both groups carrying 50 questions each. In this section, the candidates will have to answer 50 questions based on Zoology and 50 on Botany.  The paper carries 200 MHT CET total marks PCB. The detailed MHT CET exam pattern 2024 and MHT CET Marks for this group are discussed below.

Subject No. of Questions Marks per Question
Physics 50 1 Mark
Chemistry 50 1 Mark
Zoology 50 1 Mark
Botany 50 1 Mark
Total Marks MHT CET Paper 200
MHT CET 2024 PCB Exam Pattern

MHT CET Important Topics 2024

Candidates can go through the list of important topics from each of the subjects. These are the topics they should pay more attention to, as it has been observed that they carry the maximum weightage in the exam.

MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Physics

Some of the important topics in MHT CET Physics subject are mentioned below:

MHT CET 2024 Physics Important Topics
MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Physics
Motion in a Plane Sound
Laws of Motion Optics
Gravitation Electrostatics
Thermal Properties of Matter Semiconductors

MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Chemistry

Some of the important topics in Chemistry, on which multiple questions are asked each year are discussed below:

MHT CET 2024 Chemistry Important Topics
MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Chemistry
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Structure of Atom
Chemical Bonding Redox Reactions
Elements of Groups 1 and 2 States of Matter (Gaseous & Liquids)
Adsorption and Colloids (Surface Chemistry) Hydrocarbons
Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Mathematics

While preparing for the Mathematics section, the candidates must pay special attention to the below-mentioned topics:

MHT CET 2024 Mathematics Important Topics
MHT CET 2024 Mathematics Important Topics
Trigonometry II Straight Line
Circle Measures of Dispersion
Probability Complex Numbers
Permutations and Combinations Functions, Limits and Continuity

MHT CET 2024 Important Topics in Biology

The important topics to be covered in Biology for the preparation of the MHT CET 2024 exam are given below.

  • Biomolecules
  • Respiration and Energy Transfer
  • Human Nutrition
  • Excretion and Osmoregulation.

Candidates should refer to good preparation books to prepare each subject in the best way possible.

FAQs

Does MHT CET exam pattern 2024 have a negative marking?

There is no negative marking in MHT CET exam pattern 2024.

Is MHT CET paper pattern 2024 pdf available?

Yes MHT CET Paper Pattern PDF is available on the official website.

What is MHT CET English Language exam question type?

MHT CET English Language Exam Questions will be MCQ-type questions.

Is there any negative marking in MHT CET PCM paper 2024?

There is no negative marking in MHT CET PCM Paper.

What is the exam pattern of MHT CET 2024?

The MHT CET exam paper consists a total of 100 questions, each consists of one mark. The exam duration is 90 minutes. The exam paper is divided into two sections: Section I contains 20% of questions from the class 11 syllabus, and Section II includes 80% from the class 12 syllabus.

How many questions are asked in MHT CET pattern 2024?

MHT CET exam has a total of 150 questions from all three subjects. The exam has 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. All the 150 questions are multiple choice questions.

What languages MHT CET exam is conducted?

Maharashtra CET Cell conducts MHT CET in a total of 3 languages. The languages in which the paper is conducted are Marathi, Urdu, and English.

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