MHT CET 2021 Exam (Result) – Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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Overview

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

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

UPDATE (October 27, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 result declared, read MHT-CET Result.

UPDATE (October 12, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Answer Keys released, read MHT-CET Answer Keys.

UPDATE (September 20, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Mock Test is now available, read MHT-CET Mock Test.

UPDATE (September 12, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Admit Cards released, read MHT-CET Hall Ticket.

UPDATE (September 7, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 exam dates have been announced, read MHT CET 2021 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (August 11, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Applications are open again, read MHT CET 2021 Registration Window Reopened.

UPDATE (August 5, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 exam dates announced, read MHT-CET 2021 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (July 7, 2021): Last date to apply for MHT-CET 2021 examination has been extended, read MHT-CET 2021 Last Date Extended.

UPDATE (June 8, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Applications are open now, check MHT-CET Application Procedure.

UPDATE (Jan 1, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Pattern and Syllabus announced. Check Pattern | Check Syllabus

For All India candidates, preference shall be given to the candidates obtaining a non-zero positive score in JEE (Main) Paper I over the candidates who obtained a non-zero score in CET.



About

Groups and Mode

CourseGroupMode
B.E./B.Tech.Group I (PCM)Online (Computer Based Examination)
Pharmacy/ Pharm. DGroup II (PCB)Online (Computer Based Examination)
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Pattern

  • The exam will be a computer-based test (CBT).
  • Group I (PCM) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Physics+Chemistry.
  • Group II (PCB) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Biology.
  • Each subject paper will be of one and half hours duration and 100 marks.
  • 20% of questions in each subject paper will be from Class XI while the remaining 80% of questions will be from Class XII.
  • 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, the Mathematics paper shall be in English only.

Paper Pattern

Group-I PCM

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

Group-II PCB

GroupGroup-II PCB
Total Duration180 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (50+50 Questions, 50+50 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinBiology (100 Questions, 100 Marks)

Schedule

UPDATE (September 7, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 exam dates have been announced, read MHT CET 2021 Exam Dates.

Dates

  • September 20, 2021 to October 1, 2021

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.


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 excluding the portion which is deleted by Maharashtra Rajya Pathyapustak Nirmiti.
  • 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.
  • The mock test is for practice purpose only.
  • MHT-CET Official Mock Test can be checked here.

Fees

MHT-CET 2021 Application Fee for each group (PCM and PCB) 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 2021 examination will begin on June 8, 2021; Phase 2: August 12, 2021.
  • The last date to apply is July 7, 2021 July 15, 2021; Phase 2: August 16, 2021.
  • The last date to make payment is July 15, 2021.
  • UPDATE (July 7, 2021): Last date to apply for MHT-CET 2021 examination has been extended, read MHT-CET 2021 Last Date Extended.
  • UPDATE (August 11, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Applications are open again, read MHT CET 2021 Registration Window Reopened.
  • NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

Application Procedure

NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

  1. Visit the 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 a 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 as well as at capital districts of selected states outside Maharashtra namely Bihar, Chattisgarh, Delhi-NCR, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh depending on the availability of the candidates.
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 the qualifying examination can select the examination centre of their choice while filling the online application form.
  • The centre once allotted shall not be changed under any circumstances.
  • If a candidate opts for both the groups i.e. PCM and PCB, he/she may get different examination centres for them.

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 a valid photo ID proof on the day of examination.
  • UPDATE (September 12, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Admit Cards released, read MHT-CET Hall Ticket.

Answer Keys

  • The answer keys of the 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.
  • UPDATE (October 12, 2021): MHT-CET 2021 Answer Keys released, read MHT-CET Answer Keys.

Result

  • The result of the exam is expected to be declared on the MHT-CET website after it’s notified.
  • In order to normalize the candidate scores across multiple sessions, Percentile scores will be used.
  • The Percentile Score is a 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 the 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.
  • A 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 the State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this category.

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 45% marks in these subjects taken together (40% for Backward class categories, EWS, and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and Obtained a non-zero score in MHT-CET 2021.
  • Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 45% marks (45% for Backward class categories, EWS, and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).

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 45% marks in these subjects taken together (40% for Backward class categories, EWS, and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and Obtained a non-zero positive score in JEE (Main) Paper I or MHT-CET 2021.
  • Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 45% marks (40% for Backward class categories and PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • For All India candidates, preference shall be given to the candidates obtaining a non-zero positive score in JEE (Main) Paper I over the candidates who obtained a non-zero score in CET.

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 FillingJune 8, 2021; Phase 2: August 12, 2021
Last Date for filling online Application FormJuly 7, 2021 July 15, 2021; Phase 2: August 16, 2021
Last date to make PaymentJuly 15, 2021; Phase 2: August 16, 2021
Issue of Admit CardTBA
Date of MHT-CETSeptember 20 – October 1, 2021
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[email protected]

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