MHT CET 2019 – Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Registration, Syllabus

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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.

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

UPDATE (Nov 14, 2018): MHT-CET 2019 Pattern and Syllabus announced.

MHT-CET 2019: Check Pattern | Check Syllabus

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

About

Pattern

  • The exam will be a computer based test (CBT).
  • It will consist of three question papers, each of one and half hours duration and 100 marks.
  • There will be no Negative Marking.
  • The candidate desirous of selection to Engineering degree courses are required to appear for both Paper-I (Mathematics) and Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry).
  • The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only.
 

No. of Questions:

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

Schedule

Date

To be Announced

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-2019 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

  • An official mock test will be 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.

Fees

Registration fees for MHT-CET 2019 is yet to be announced. The prescribed fee for previous year was ₹800 for General Candidates and ₹600 for Reserved Category candidates.

Registration

  • The registrations for MHT-CET 2019 examination are expected to begin in the 3rd week of January 2019.
  • The last date to apply is expected to be in 4th week of March 2019.

Application Procedure

  1. The aspiring 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 using any of 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.

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.

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.

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 will be declared on DTE website after it’s notified.
  • The score and rank secured by a candidate will be shown in the result.

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) 2019 over MHT-CET 2019.

Others

  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National are exempted from appearing for MHTCET 2019.

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 2019.
  • 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 2019.
  • 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 FillingTBA; Expected: 3rd week of January 2019
Last Date for filling online Application FormTBA; Expected: 4th week of March 2019
Start of Filling of online Application Form (with late fee)TBA; Expected: 4th week of March 2019
End of Filling of online Application Form (with late fee)TBA; Expected: 1st week of April 2019
Issue of Admit CardTBA; Expected: 4th week of April 2019
Date of MHT-CETTBA; Expected: May 2019
Provisional Answer KeysTBA; Expected: 4th week of May 2019
Submission of objections on Question Paper/Answer keyTBA; Expected: 4th week of May 2019
Declaration of ResultTBA; Expected: 1st week of June 2019

Contact Information

Candidates can contact DTE Maharashtra through written communication, phone or email.

DTE Maharashtra Contact Information
AddressDirectorate Of Technical Education,
3, Mahapalika Marg,
Mumbai – 400001, Maharashtra (India)
Admission Helpline022-22652261, 022-22652262
Email[email protected]

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