MHT CET 2020 Exam (Dates Announced) – Admit Card, Dates, Fees, Syllabus

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Maharashtra Health and Technical CET 2020

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Overview

MHT-CET (MHCET) is conducted by Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell for admission to first year of full-time degree courses of Health Sciences and Technical Education (Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy) in the state of Maharashtra.

UPDATE (Sep 9, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 exam dates have been announced, read MHT CET 2020 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (Feb 29, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 Official Mock Test now available, check MHT-CET Official Mock Test.

Exam NameMaharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test
Also Known AsMHT-CET
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelState
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byState Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

One important change from 2019 is MHT-CET is conducted as an Online Computer based Test instead of Pen-Paper based examination.

MHT-CET 2020: Check Pattern | Check Syllabus

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Papers

CoursePapers
B.E./B.Tech.Paper I (PCM) or Paper III (PCMB)
PharmacyPaper II (PCB) or Paper III (PCMB)
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Mode

  • Paper I (PCM): Online (Computer Based Examination)
  • Paper II (PCB): Online (Computer Based Examination)
  • Paper III (PCMB): Online (Computer Based Examination)

Pattern

  • The exam will be a computer based test (CBT).
  • Paper I (PCM) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Physics+Chemistry.
  • Paper II (PCB) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Biology.
  • Paper III (PCMB) will consist of three subject papers namely, Mathematics, Physics+Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Each subject paper will be one and half hours duration and 100 marks.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) i.e. each question will have four choices, only one being the correct choice.
  • There will be no Negative Marking.
  • The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only.

Paper Pattern

Paper-I PCM

PaperPaper-I PCM
Total Duration180 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (100 Questions, 100 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinMathematics (50 Questions, 100 Marks)

Paper-II PCB

PaperPaper-II PCB
Total Duration180 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (100 Questions, 100 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinBiology (100 Questions, 100 Marks)

Paper-III PCMB

PaperPaper-III PCMB
Total Duration270 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (100 Questions, 100 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinMathematics (50 Questions, 100 Marks)
Break Time15 Minutes
181 Min to 270 MinBiology (100 Questions, 100 Marks)

Schedule

UPDATE (Sep 9, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 exam dates have been announced, read MHT CET 2020 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (June 23, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 exam has been postponed again, read MHT-CET Exam Postponed Again.

UPDATE (Mar 24, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 exam has been postponed, read MHT-CET Exam Postponed.

Dates

PCB Group
October 1, 2020
October 2, 2020
October 4, 2020
October 5, 2020
October 6, 2020
October 7, 2020
October 8, 2020
October 9, 2020
PCM Group
October 12, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 14, 2020
October 15, 2020
October 16, 2020
October 19, 2020
October 20, 2020

Timings

  • Shift I: 0900-1200 Hours
  • Shift II: 1400-1700 Hours

Eligibility

Nationality

  • Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.

Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must be passed / appearing in the HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination.

Age

  • There is no age limit.


Applications Open

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NIIT University (New)

Sharda University (Scholarships Available)

Manav Rachna - MRIIRS (New)

Syllabus

Syllabi of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics for the MHTCET will have 20% weightage of class XI curriculum and 80% weightage of class XII curriculum.

Questions will be set on:

  • Whole syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics of class XII.
  • Selected topics of class XI listed here.

Mock Test

  • The official mock test is made available to the candidates appearing for MHT CET.
  • Candidates can take the Mock Test to understand the pattern of the computer-based test and make themselves familiar with the interface.
  • Mock test is for practice purpose only.
  • UPDATE (Feb 29, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 Official Mock Test now available, check MHT-CET Official Mock Test.

Fees

MHT-CET 2020 Application Fee is as follows:

CategoryFee
All General Category Candidates₹800
Reserved Category candidates belonging to Other than Maharashtra State₹800
Reserved Category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State₹600
All PwD Category candidates₹600
*Reserved Categories include SC, ST, DT-VJ, NT1, NT2, NT3, OBC, SBC, EWS

Registration

  • The registrations for MHT-CET 2020 examination will begin from January 7, 2020.
  • The last date to apply is February 29, 2020; Phase 2: June 1, 2020.
  • The last date to make payment is March 7, 2020; Phase 2: June 1, 2020.
  • NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.
  • UPDATE (May 16, 2020): Special Facility for registered candidates to make Application Fee payment is made available, read MHT CET 2020 Application Fee Payment Facility.
  • UPDATE (May 26, 2020): MHT-CET 2020 Applications are open again, read MHT CET 2020 Registration Window Reopened.

Application Procedure

NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

  1. Visit MHT-CET site & click on “Registration (For New Candidates)”.
  2. Read the instructions carefully and click Ok.
  3. Fill the online application form with appropriate details and Upload your scanned photograph and Signature.
  4. Pay the examination fee online using Debit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking.
  5. Save the generated confirmation page for future use.

Test Centres

Test Cities

  • It will be conducted at all the district headquarters in the State of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra DistrictDistrict Code
Ahmednagar522
Akola501
Amravati503
Aurangabad515
Beed523
Bhandara506
Buldana500
Chandrapur509
Dhule498
Gadchiroli508
Gondiya507
Hingoli512
Jalgaon499
Jalna514
Kolhapur530
Latur524
Mumbai City519
Mumbai Suburban518
Nagpur505
Nanded511
Nandurbar497
Nashik516
Osmanabad525
Palghar990
Parbhani513
Pune521
Raigarh520
Ratnagiri528
Sangli531
Satara527
Sindhudurg529
Solapur526
Thane517
Wardha504
Washim502
Yavatmal510

Note

  • The eligible candidates passing qualifying examination can select the examination center of their choice while filling the online application form.
  • The center once allotted shall not be changed under any circumstances.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

  • The admit card can be downloaded from the MHT-CET site after it’s notified.
  • Please note that admit card will be issued only to those eligible candidates who have submitted their application form complete in all respect, on or before the last date.
  • Candidates are required to bring the printout of the Admit Card and valid Photo ID proof on the day of examination.

Answer Keys

  • The answer keys of Computer based examination will be made available on the MHT-CET website as per schedule.
  • The recorded responses of the candidates will also be made available to candidates along with the answer keys.

Result

  • The result of the exam is expected to be declared on MHT-CET website during June 2020.
  • In order to normalize the candidate scores across multiple sessions, Percentile scores will be used.
  • The Percentile score is score calculated based on the relative performance of all the candidates who appeared in the exam. It will be calculated up to 5 decimal places to avoid bunching effect and reduce ties.
  • Candidates will be ranked by their Percentile score.
  • The score and rank secured by a candidate will be shown in the result.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidate Type

Maharashtra State Candidate

Type A

  • Candidates passing SSC AND also HSC or Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor of Science Examination from a recognised institution in Maharashtra State.
  • Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in Maharashtra

Type B

  • A Candidate who does not fall in Type-A, but who or whose Father or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile Certificate.

Type C

  • A Candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking and who has been posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date for submission of Application Form for CAP.

Type D

  • A Candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type B and Type-C but whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.

Type E

  • Candidates passing SSC and/or HSC Examination from a recognised institution located in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area or from Maharashtra, residing in the disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

All India Candidate

  • The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this Category.

Minority Candidate

  • The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category.

Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidate

  • The children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities.
  • The children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission.
  • The children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism are eligible under this category.
  • NOTE: Preference is given to the J&K Migrant candidates appeared for JEE (Main) over MHT-CET.

Others

  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National are exempted from appearing for MHTCET.

Eligibility for First Year Engineering

Maharashtra State Candidate

  • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and obtained score in MHT-CET 2020.
  • Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • Passed B.Sc. Degree from a Recognised University as defined by UGC and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject.

All India / J&K Migrant Candidates

  • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and Obtained score in JEE(Main) Paper I or MHT-CET 2020.
  • Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • Passed B.Sc. Degree from a Recognised University as defined by UGC and obtained at least 50% marks (45% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject.

Important Information

Students must bring the printout of the Admit Card, valid Photo ID proof for identity verification on the day of examination.

Important Dates

Start Date of online Application Form FillingJanuary 7, 2020
Last Date for filling online Application FormFebruary 29, 2020
Start of Filling of online Application Form (with late fee)March 1, 2020; Phase 2: May 26, 2020
End of Filling of online Application Form (with late fee)March 7, 2020; Phase 2: June 1, 2020
Last date to make PaymentMarch 7, 2020; Phase 2: May 23, 2020; Phase 3: June 1, 2020
Issue of Admit CardApril 5, 2020 TBA
Date of MHT-CETApril 13, 2020 – April 23, 2020 July 4, 2020 – August 5, 2020 October 1 – October 20, 2020
Display of Candidate’s responsesTBA
Submission of objections on Question PaperTBA
Declaration of ResultTBA

Contact Information

Candidates can contact CET Cell through written communication, phone or email.

CET Cell Contact Information
AddressState Common Entrance Test Cell,
8th Floor, New Excelsior Building,
A. K. Nayak Marg, Fort,
Mumbai – 400001, Maharashtra (India)
Support Phone022-49150801
Admission Helpline022-22652261, 022-22652262
Email

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