MHT CET Syllabus 2021: Subject-wise Syllabus and Weightage PDF Download

Exam Date

Sep 20, 2021

Sep 9, 2021 | Agriculture, Engineering


The MHT CET 2021 syllabus is finalized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra. The regulating authority has decided to alter the syllabus for MHT CET 2021 exam. The candidates must also note that 80% of weightage will be given to the syllabus of class 12 and the remaining 20% to class 11. Candidates who opted for the PCB or PCM subject combinations in classes 11 and 12 can attempt this exam. A subject-wise list of all the deleted topics has also been provided on this page.

MHT CET 2021 Syllabus Important Topics

MHT CET 2021 has many topics to cover in both class 11 and class 12. The table below gives students an idea of which topics have more weightage and require more attention from the exam perspective. The table below shows the main topics to concentrate on.

Important topics for MHT CET 2021 preparation
Chemistry Physics Mathematics
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Measurements Three Dimensional Geometry
Surface Chemistry Magnetism Vectors and 3D Geometry
Redox Reactions Ray optics Continuity & Differentiability
Nature of Chemical bond Electrostatics Trigonometric Functions
Hydrogen Interference and Diffraction Integral Calculus
p-Block elements Group 15 elements Electrons and Photons Differentials Equations
s-Block elements (Alkali & Alkaline Earth Metals) Inductions Matrics
Basic Principles Techniques in Organic Chemistry Wave Motion -
Alkane Gravitation
Electro-Chemistry Semiconductors

MHT CET 2021 Subject-wise Syllabus

MHT CET 2021 exams are conducted under 3 subjects categorized as Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper 1 consists of Mathematics; Paper 2 consists of Physics and Chemistry, and Paper 3 consists of Biology. Given below are the MHT CET 2021 syllabus under each subject, i.e., Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

MHT CET 2021 Physics Syllabus

MHT CET 2021 syllabus for Physics consists of 20% of class 11th and 80% of class 12th syllabus. This subject comes under Paper 2 along with Chemistry and carries a total of 50 marks. The topics for MHT CET 2021 Physics syllabus have been listed below.

MHT CET 2021 Physics Syllabus
Physics Topics
Atoms Stationary Waves
Kinetic theory of gases and radiation Electrons and Photons
Molecules And Nuclei Elasticity
Oscillations Wave Theory of Light and Communication System
Rotational Motion Force
Electrostatics Refraction Of Light
Electromagnetic Induction Measurements Ray optics
Magnetic Effects of Electric Current Scalar and Vectors
Semiconductors Friction in Solids and Liquids
Wave Motion Interference and Diffraction
Surface Tension Magnetism

MHT CET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus

Chemistry is part of Paper 2 of the MHT CET 2021 exam and has to be attempted along with Physics. All students attempting the MHT CET 2021 have to attempt this paper no matter which group has been chosen, i.e. PCB, PCM, or PCMB. Given below is the detailed MHT CET 2021 syllabus for Chemistry.

MHT CET 2021 Chemistry Syllabus
Chemistry Topics
Basic Concepts of Chemistry Biomolecules
Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics s-block elements
Coordination Compounds Chemistry in Everyday Life
Nature of Chemical Bond Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes and Arenes
Redox Reactions Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Alcohol Phenol Ether Aldehydes
d and f block elements Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Solid State, Solutions and Colligative Properties Electrochemistry and General Principles
Polymers Surface Chemistry
States of Matter (gases and liquids) The process of Isolation of Elements
Chemical Kinetics Hydrogen

MHT CET 2021 Mathematics Syllabus

Mathematics is part of Paper 1 of the MHT CET 2021 Exam, and all PCM candidates must attempt this paper. The questions will be based on the following topics, and candidates can go through these topics according to the portions of class 11th and 12th. The main topics in Mathematics are listed below.

MHT CET 2021 Math Syllabus
Maths Topics
Linear Programming Limits
Vectors Matrices
Relations Numerical Methods
Probability Mathematical Logic
Straight Line Trigonometric Functions
Application of Derivatives Factorization
Circle, Continuity Circle and Conics
Definite Integrals Functions
Ellipse Sets
Hyperbola Probability
Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles Sequence and Series
Indefinite Integrals --

NOTE: The chapter on Complex Numbers in Mathematics is no longer a part of the Class 11th syllabus. Hence, that particular chapter will not be a part of MHT CET 2021 Mathematics syllabus either.

MHT CET 2021 Biology Syllabus

Biology is part of Paper 3 in the MHT CET 2021 exam and consists of 2 parts, Botany and Zoology. This is only attended by candidates who are interested in courses related to pharmacy and other health sciences. The MHT CET syllabus 2021 for Biology is as follows:

MHT CET 2021 Biology Syllabus
Biology Topics
Biotechnology: Process And Application Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition
Genetic Engineering And Genomics Organisms and Environment II
Control and Coordination Enhancement of Food Production
Human Reproduction Biochemistry of Cell
Microbes in Human Welfare Organisms and Environment I
Genetic Basis of Inheritance Circulation
Photosynthesis, Gene: Its Nature Human Nutrition and Human Respiration
Expression and Regulation, Respiration Animal Husbandry and Excretions
Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance Animal Tissues
Human Health and Diseases Osmoregulation
Reproduction in Plants Development and Plant Growth
Origin and the Evolution of life  

MHT CET 2021 Deleted Topics

The State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra has removed several topics from the syllabus of MHT CET 2021. In the table given below, the candidates can find the PDF files containing the topics from MHT CET syllabus which have now been deleted, arranged subject-wise.

Physics Chemistry
Mathematics Biology
Topics deleted from MHT CET 2021 Syllabus

MHT CET Syllabus 2021 Weightage

The table given below has been prepared after observing the MHT CET question papers from previous years. Hence, it is a rough estimation of the MHT CET syllabus with weightage, which has been shared below. This is to give a fair understanding of what topics are more important than the others.

  • Mathematics
Weightage of Topics from Mathematics
Topics Weightage
Integration 10%
Trigonometric Functions 9%
Three Dimensional Geometry 8%
Differentiation 7%
Probability Distribution 8%
Matrices 5%
Circles 7%
Conics 6%
Vectors 7%
Continuity 5%
Applications of Derivatives 5%
Differential Equations 6%
Bernoulli Trials And Binomial Distribution 4%
Pair Of Straight Lines 5%
Line 3%
Plane 4%
Linear Programming Problems 2%
Applications of Definite Integrals 4%
Statistics 4%
Mathematical Logic 2%
  • Physics
Weightage of Topics from Physics
Topics Weightage
Kinetic Theory Of Gases And Radiation 13%
Oscillations 9%
Atoms, Molecules, And Nuclei 9%
Rotational Motion 6%
Electrostatics 6%
Magnetic Effects Of Electric Current 6%
Electromagnetic Induction 6%
Semiconductors 6%
Wave Motion 5%
Magnetism 5%
Circular Motion 5%
Surface Tension 4%
Interference And Diffraction 4%
Current Electricity 4%
Gravitation 3%
Stationary Waves 3%
Electrons And Photons 3%
Elasticity 2%
Wave Theory Of Light 1%
Communication Systems 1%
  • Chemistry
Weightage of Topics from Chemistry
Topics Weightage
Chemical Thermodynamics And Energetics 14%
p-Block Elements – Group 15 To 18 10%
Coordination Compounds 8%
d And f Block Elements 8%
Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers 8%
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen 8%
Solid State 6%
Solutions And Colligative Properties 5%
Chemical Kinetics 5%
Halogen Derivatives Of Alkanes And Arenes 5%
Aldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic Acids 5%
Biomolecules 4%
Polymers 4%
Chemistry In Everyday Life 5%

MHT CET 2021 Reference Books

There are various MHT CET reference books to choose from. Some of which have been given below.

  • Complete reference manual MHT CET Mathematics by Sushil Verma
  • Complete reference manual MHT CET Physics by MK Dikshit
  • Complete reference manual MHT CET Chemistry by RP Singh
  • 24 Practice Sets MHT CET Engineering by Arihant Experts
  • MHT CET Biology by Arihant Publications


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