MHT CET 2018 – Details, Schedule, Fees, Syllabus, Application & Eligibility

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Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell shall conduct Common Entrance Test MHT-CET (MHCET) for admission to First Year of Full Time Degree Courses of Health Sciences and Technical Education (Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Pharm. D.).

Pattern

  • The MHT-CET-2018 will be a pen-and-paper based test.
  • It will consist of three question papers of one and half hours each.
  • Each paper is of 100 marks.
  • 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.
  • The candidate desirous of selection to Engineering degree courses are required to appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
  • Candidates will be provided with separate OMR answer sheets with each question paper.
  • Candidates are permitted to take the Question Booklet outside the exam hall only after completion of test.
 

No. of Questions:

PaperNo. of MCQTotal Marks
Paper I (Mathematics)50100
Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)50+5050+50
Paper III (Botany & Zoology)100100

Schedule

Date

May 10, 2018 (Thursday)

Timing

Paper I (10:00AM-11:30AM), Paper II (12:30PM-02:00PM), Paper III (03:00PM-04:30PM)

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.

Syllabus

Syllabi of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics for the MHTCET-2018 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.

Fees

The prescribed fee for MHT-CET 2018 is ₹800 for General Candidates and ₹600 for Reserved Category candidates.

Registration

  • The registration for MHT-CET 2018 will begin on January 18, 2018.
  • UPDATE: MHT-CET 2018 Registrations have started, read more here.

Application Procedure

  1. Candidate has to visit the MHTCET website and click on Apply Online.
  2. Fill the online application form and upload photograph & signature.
  3. Pay the application fee online by Credit Card/Debit Card, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards, etc.
  4. On successful payment of the application fee, a confirmation of the same will be displayed online. Candidates shall save the receipt for future references.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

  • The admit card can be downloaded from the DTE Maharashtra 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.

Test Centres

Test Cities

Test Cities

  • It will be conducted at all the district headquarters in the State of Maharashtra.

Note

Note

  • For Maharashtra candidates, the examination center will be within the same district from where the candidate has passed / appearing in the qualifying examination (class XII).
  • The eligible candidates passing qualifying examination from outside the state of Maharashtra 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.

Answer Keys

  • Provisional Answer key of each version of question paper will be made available on DTE website after it’s notified.
  • The OMR Sheet of candidates will also be made available to each candidate after entering Password and Registration ID.

Result

  • The result of the exam will be declared on DTE website on or before June 3, 2018.
  • The Competent Authority will declare the result after evaluating the answer sheets of candidates.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidate Type

Maharashtra State Candidate

Type A

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

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

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

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

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) 2018 over MHT-CET 2018.

Others

  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National are exempted from appearing for MHTCET 2018.

Eligibility for First Year Engineering

Maharashtra State Candidate

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 2018.
  • 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

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 2018.
  • 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 18, 2018
Last Date for filling online Application FormMarch 25, 2018
Filling of online Application Form (with late fee)March 26, 2018 to March 31, 2018
Issue of Admit CardApril 24, 2018
Date of MHT-CETMay 10, 2018
Declaration of ResultJune 3, 2018

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