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The MHT-CET or Common Entrance Test is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Government of Maharashtra.  The entrance exam is mainly held for admissions to engineering and pharmacy courses in the various colleges in the state.  It is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education. Let us discuss MHT-CET Application Form 2019 that has been released on 1st January 2019 online.

The Common Entrance test is scheduled to be held from 2nd May to 13th May 2019. The syllabus will be based on the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) course. The major focus, approximately 80 percent, will be given to the syllabus of class 12 and the remaining will be given to the class 11 syllabus. Students are recommended to study accordingly and fill CET Online Application form in time.

Directorate of Technical Education has also notified that there will be no negative marking. But the difficulty level in maths, physics, and chemistry will be at par with Joint Entrance Examination, Main. Also, Biology will be equal to that of NEET. The mode of examination will be pen and paper. The questions will be of Multiple choice type. For Paper I, each question will carry two marks and in the rest, two papers – Paper I and Paper II, one mark will be given for each right answer.

MHT-CET Online Application Form 2019 and other Important Dates

Sr. No. Event Dates
  1 Availability of the MHT-CET Online Application 01st January, 2019
  2 Last date for the submission of MHT-CET Online Application 31st March, 2019
  3 Registration with late fees of Rs. 500/= Last week of March 2019
  4 MHT CET 2019 Admit Card Last week of April 2019
  5 Entrance examination 02nd May to 13th May 2019

Continue reading in order to gain more information about MHT CET Online Application Form 2019.

Eligibility Criteria for MHT-CET 2019

  • For participation in the admission committee, the applicants will have to meet the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019.
  • The applicants should have completed their 10+2 qualifying examination with an aggregate of 50% marks in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics (SC/ST/OBC applicants should have secured 45% marks).
  • It is also important that the applicants fall in one of the domicile categories of the state.
  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • No age limit criteria for engineering courses.
  • Students must have passed HSC or equivalent examination from any recognized board.
  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

Documents Required for MHT-CET Application form 2019

  • Before filling the CET Online Application form, keep the scanned images of your photograph and signature in the specified dimensions ready.
  • MHT CET Online Application form filling procedure involves registration, form filling, uploading photograph and signature and fee payment. All of the information provided should be correct.
  • The email ID and mobile number should be registered for CET Online Application form.
  • Aadhaar Card number of the applicant is not a mandatory field to be filled in CET Online Application form.
  • No other mode of submission will be accepted by the admission committee.
  • No documents should be sent to the office of the admission committee of MHT CET.

Application Procedure for MHT-CET Application form 2019

Filling of MHT CET Online Application Form 2019 involves the following four steps –

  • Registration and Form Filling
  • Uploading scanned photograph and signature
  • Application fee payment
  • Fee for Open Category – Rs. 800 + Payment Gateway Charges
  • Fee for Reserved Category – Rs. 600 + Payment Gateway Charges
  • Confirmation Page

Steps for filling MHT-CET Application form 2019

  • Visit the official link to register. For registration, fill all the required details.
  • While registering, create your own password. You must keep this password safe with you for all future communications and references.
  • After completing that, upload your photograph and signature in not more than 50 KB in size.
  • The payment of the application fees must be done in online mode. Take a print-out of the bank challan and make the payment.
  • The generated confirmation page must be printed.
  • Once the application fee has been paid, you will be redirected to the website.
  • The application number will be generated after the successful submission of the application form.
  • Click on “Generate MHT CET 2019 Registration Confirmation Page” and take a print-out or download the confirmation page.
  • A print-out of the Payment Acknowledgement should also be taken out.

MHT-CET 2019 Schedule

Kindly remember that this is just a tentative schedule according to the previous years’ dates and some official information obtained from the website. Complete information will be updated on this page as soon as the official dates are released.

Issue of Admit Card 20th April to 02nd May, 2019
Date of Examination 02nd to 13th May 2019
Answer Key Two weeks post the date of examination
Results On or before 03rd June 2019

Important Instructions

Here is the complete list of instructions that the candidates are required to remember for MHT CET 2019:

  • Candidates will not be allowed to write the examination if they are unable to produce original ID proof along with the hall ticket at the exam centre.
  • The names on the Admit Card should be similar to that of the names appearing on the ID proof.
  • Answers should be marked in either black or blue ballpoint pen.
  • Mathematical tables like log table etc. will be provided along with the test paper. Candidates are not allowed to carry any reference/rough sheets to the exam hall.
  • Candidates will be allowed in the examination hall before 45 minutes from the time exam is scheduled to commence.
  • Once allotted, there will not be any changes acknowledged with respect to the test centre. The exam centre, however, will be allotted to candidates within the district of the candidate.

Points To Be Noted

  • Candidates will be able to access their MHT CET Admit Card 2019 only in online mode. The candidates will have to log into their created account and take a print-out of the admit card. The Admit card will not be sent by post.
  • In case, there is any incorrect information that is furnished on the admit card, candidates must bring to the notice of the authorities at the earliest and get it corrected.
  • The candidates will need to carry any Photo ID proof and application form printout to the exam center of MHT CET 2019 along with the downloaded admit card which has to be shown of the invigilator. The identity of the candidate will be verified using the admit card.
  • The admit card must not be soiled, tampered or mutilated in any manner. Such admit cards will not be accepted and the student will not be permitted to appear in the entrance test.

Test Cities

The test centres are usually available in almost all the districts and cities of Maharastra.

1 Mumbai
2 Mumbai Sub Urban
3 Thane
4 Palghar
5 Raigad
6 Pune
7 Ahmednagar
8 Solapur
9 Satara
10 Sangli
11 Kolhapur
12 Ratnagiri
13 Sindhudurga
14 Jalgaon
15 Dhule
16 Nandurbar
17 Nashik
18 Aurangabad
19 Jalna
2 Beed
21 Osmanabad
22 Nanded
23 Parbhani
24 Latur
25 Hingoli
26 Buldhana
27 Akola
28 Washim
29 Amravati
30 Yavatmal
31 Wardha
32 Nagpur
33 Bhandara
34 Gondia
35 Chandrapur
36 Gadchiroli

MHT CET 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

MHT CET, being a common entrance test, the examination has been divided into three papers. Candidates applying for a particular course are required to appear for a specified set of papers. Provided below is the distribution of subjects and their marks in various papers:

Paper Subject MCQ Mark per question Total Marks
Paper I Physics 50 1 50
Chemistry 50 1 50
Paper II Biology (Botany) 50 1 50
Biology (Zoology) 50 1 50
Paper III Mathematics 50 2 100

Here is the syllabus and some important points from each topic.


  1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  2. States of matter : Gases and liquids
  3. Structure of atom
  4. Periodic table
  5. Redox reactions
  6. Chemical equilibrium
  7. Surface chemistry
  8. Nature of chemical bond: Ions are atoms or molecules which have either gained or lost one or more electrons thereby lending the ion a net positive or a net negative charge. There are two types of ions; Cations and Anions. Cations are ions carrying a net positive charge and anions are ions carrying a net negative charge.  Hence, the basic difference between a cation and an anion is the ion’s net electrical charge. Covalent bonds are formed when atoms share electrons (instead of gaining or losing them) to become more steady. When atoms share one, two or three pairs of electrons between themselves, it results in single, double or triple bonds respectively. The strength of the bond depends on the number of electrons that are shared between two atoms. More the number of electrons shared between two atoms, the stronger the bond between them. Covalent bonds are more commonly found in the molecules of all living organisms and also in smaller inorganic molecules like H2O, CO2, and O2.
  9. Hydrogen: Hydrogen and its isotopes: Hydrogen, while a non- metal, is very stable in its +1 oxidation state. Like Halogens, it exists as a diatomic molecule (H2), it gains one electron to attain inert gas configuration and forms H. Hydrogen has two other isotopes Deuterium (having 1 neutron) and Tritium (having 2 neutrons) composing 0.02% and 10-15% of all hydrogen. Protium (1H1) has lower Boiling point, Melting point, Latent heat of fusion and Latent heat of vaporization than Deuterium. Tritium is radioactive but harmless, as it emits only low energetic β radiation. Hydrogen is produced industrially through steam decomposition of hydrocarbons and coal. This hydrogen is used to make industrially important chemicals like ammonia, hydrochloric acid, methanol and hydrocarbons. Liquid hydrogen was used as fuel in rockets. Oxy-hydrogen torch is used for welding purpose. Vanaspati ghee is prepared by catalytic hydrogenation of oils over nickel catalysts.
  10. s-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals):The elements in which the last electron enters the outermost s-orbital are called s-block elements. The s-block elements have two groups (1 and 2).
    • The Group 1 elements are called alkali metals. These elements are called alkali metals as they form hydroxides by reacting with water that is strongly alkaline in nature.
    • The Group 2 elements are called alkaline earth metals as their oxides and hydroxides are alkaline in nature and exist in the earth’s crust.
  11. Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry:  The most fundamental in Reaction Chemistry are the following
    1. Intramolecular Reactions are faster than Intermolecular Reactions
    2. Reactions happen to form the stabler of all the possible products.
    3. Strong Acids react with the stronger base, of the available.
  12. Alkanes
  13. Alkenes
  14. Alkynes: Darzen Condensation, Hydrolysis of Ketal to give Ketones, Micheal Addition, Ozonolysis of Alkynes, Nucleophilic Addition reactions
  15. Aromatic compounds
  16. Environmental chemistry
  17. Biomolecules: There exists life on earth. Life is a complex phenomenon, which is based on non living molecules interacting with each other, which we call biomolecules ! Now how come these entities spring up life out of no where ? No one has been still able to answer it. However, following have been listed as some types of biomolecules.
  18. Polymers
  19. Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  20. Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
  21. Alcohols, phenols and ethers
  22. Halogen derivatives of alkanes
  23. Coordination compounds
  24. D block elements:D-block elements occupy the space between the s-block and p-block in the periodic table. Since they bridge the two blocks and show a transition in the properties from the metals to the non-metals, they are also called Transition elements.The valence electrons fills up the penultimate d-orbital energy level – according to the Aufbau principle, giving rise to four series of d-block elements – 3d, 4d, 5d and the 6d series. However 6d series is considered incomplete. In addition, as the criteria goes, the d-block elements Zinc, Cadmium and Mercury are not considered transition elements as they have completely filled d-orbitals in their ground and excited states.
  25. F Block Elements: The f-block elements are so called because they have unfilled f orbitals. They are also referred to as the ‘inner transition’ elements as they are sandwiched between the s-block and the d-block elements. They are also sometimes referred to as the rare earth elements. All the f-block elements belong to Group 3. The f-block elements in the first row are called lanthanoids. The f-block elements of the following row are called actinoids. They are named after each of the corresponding d-block elements at the beginning, namely, Lanthanum (La) and Actinium (Ac), due to their similarity in properties.
  26. p-Block elements: Elements in Groups 13-18 of the Periodic Table are called P-block elements.  These include metals, metalloids, noble gases and halogens. Some of the commonly known elements in the P-block are:
    1. Metals: Aluminium (Al), Boron (B), Tin (Sn).
    2. Metalloids: Silicon (Si), Germanium (Ge)
    3. Noble Gases: Helium (He), Neon (Ne), Argon (Ar).
    4. Halogens: Fluorine (F), Chlorine (Cl), Bromine (Br).
  27. Chemical kinetics
  28. Electrochemistry
  29. Chemical thermodynamics and energetic
  30. Solid State: Solid state chemistry, also sometimes referred to as materials chemistry, is the study of the synthesis, structure, and properties of solid phase materials, particularly, but not necessarily exclusively of, non-molecular solids. It, therefore, has a strong overlap with solid state physics, mineralogy, crystallography, ceramics, metallurgy, thermodynamics, materials science and electronics with a focus on the synthesis of novel materials and their characterization.Solids are the chemical substances which are characterised by define shape and volume, rigidity, high density, low compressibility. The constituent particles (atoms, molecules or ions) are closely packed and held together by strong inter-particle forces


  1. Diversity in Living World
  2. Structure and function of cell
  3. Plant Physiology
  4. Structural organization in plant
  5. Kingdom Animalia
  6. Organization of Cell
  7. Study of Animal Tissues
  8. Study of Animal Type
  9. Human Nutrition
  10. Human Respiration
  11. Human skeleton and Locomotion
  12. Genetic Basis of Inheritance
  13. Gene: its nature, expression and regulation
  14. Biotechnology: Process and Application
  15. Enhancement in Food Production
  16. Microbes in Human Welfare
  17. Photosynthesis
  18. Respiration
  19. Reproduction in Plants
  20. Organisms and Environment -I
  21. Origin and the Evolution of Life
  22. Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
  23. Genetic Engineering and
  24. Human Health and Diseases
  25. Animal Husbandry- Management of Farms and Farm Animals, Dairy, Poultry, Animal Breeding, Bee-Keeping, Fisheries, Sericulture, Lac culture
  26. Circulation
  27. Excretion and osmoregulation
  28. Control and Co-ordination- Nervous System, Structure and functions of brain and Spinal cord, Transmission of nerve impulse, Reflex action, sensory receptors (eye and ear), Sensory perception, general idea of other sense
    organs, Endocrine System, Endocrine glands,Hormones and their functions
  29. Human Reproduction


  1. Trigonometric functions
  2. Trigonometric functions of compound angles
  3. Factorization Formulae
  4. Locus
  5. Straight Line
  6. Circle and Conics :  standard equation, centre-radius form, diameter form, general equation, parametric equations of standard equation, Conics Napees – Intersection of Napees of a cone and Plane, introduction, focus-directrix property of parabola, ellipse, hyperbola, parabola, standard equation (different forms of parabola), parametric equations, ellipse, standard equation, hyperbola, standard equation, parametric equations. Application of conic section.
  7. Vectors- localized vectors, types of vectors, zero vector, unit vector, equality at vectors, negative of a vector, collinear vectors, coplanar vectors, coinitial vectors, like and unlike vectors, scalar multiple of a vector, triangle law, parallelogram law, polygon law, properties of addition of vectors,
  8. Linear Inequations
  9. Determinants
  10. Matrices
  11. Sets, Relations and Functions
  12. Logarithms
  13. Complex Numbers
  14. Sequences & Series-  sequence, A.P., Sum of first n terms of A.P., properties of A.P., geometric progression – introduction, general term, sum of the first ‘n’ terms, (n terms from the end of G.P.) containing finitely many terms & sum to infinite terms, properties of G.P., H.P. as a special type of A.P, Means
  15. Permutations & combinations
  16. Mathematical Induction and Binomial
  17. Theorem
  18. Limits
  19. Differentiation
  20. Integration
  21. Statistics
  22. Probability-  Types of events – events and algebra of events, axiomatic definition of probability, mutually exclusive and exhaustive events, mutually exclusive events, addition theorem – for any two events A and B, Result on complementary events. Conditional probability – definition, multiplication theorem, independent events, Baye’s theorem, odds in favor and against.
  23. Three-dimensional geometry- Direction cosines and direction ratios: direction angles, direction cosines, direction ratios, the relation between direction ratio and direction cosines, the angle between two lines, the condition of perpendicular lines.
  24. Line
  25. Plane
  26. Linear programming problems- Introduction of L.P.P. definition of constraints, objective function, optimization, constraint equations, nonnegativity restrictions, feasible and infeasible region, feasible solutions
  27. Limits: Limit is estimating the value of a given function at a particular point. Theoretically, this means finding the value of function f(x) as it approaches a particular point (say x=a) from either side (left or right on the coordinate axis). Mathematically,1 Where g(x) is the function obtained after estimation. This is basically assuming the value of function f(x) at x=a, but in most cases, the function does not exist at x=a (like the log(x) function which does not exist at x=0) and hence an estimation is required. But for continuous functions (such as polynomials), the limit is simply the value of function at the point, that is,2
  28. Continuity
  29. Differentiation
  30. Applications of derivative
  31. Integration
  32. Applications of definite integral
  33. Differential equation
  34. Statistics
  35. Probability distribution- Probability distribution of a random variable-definition of a random variable, discrete and continuous random variable, probability mass function (p.m.f.), probability distribution of a discrete random variable, cumulative probability distribution of a discrete random variable, expected value, variance and standard deviation of a discrete random variable, probability density function (p.d.f.), distribution function of a continuous random variable.
  36. Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution


  1. Kinetic Theory of Gases and radiation
  2. Atoms, Molecules, and Nuclei
  3. Oscillations
  4. Rotational Motion
  5. Electrostatics
  6. Electromagnetic Induction
  7. Magnetic Effects of Current
  8. Semiconductors
  9. Wave Motion.

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