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MHT-CET is a state level exam for Maharashtra to get admission into all state level engineering and Pharmacy Courses
  • Field
    Engineering and Pharmacy
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics and Maths/Biology
  • Applicants
    1.2 Million
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    150 Questions in 3 Hours
  • Colleges
    Top Colleges in Maharashtra
  • Difficulty Level
  • Time to Prepare
    2 years
  • When
    May to June

All you need to know about MHT-CET


Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is MHT - CET?
  • Syllabus for MHT - CET
  • Exam Pattern for MHT - CET

How to apply for MHT - CET

  • Eligibility Criteria for MHT - CET
  • Registration for MHT - CET
  • Application Fees for MHT - CET

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for MHT - CET

Results and Cut-off

  • Cut-off for MHT-CET

How to Prepare for MHT - CET

  • Preparation Tips for MHT - CET
  • Study Material for MHT - CET
  • Previous Years’ Papers for MHT - CET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is MHT-CET?

MHT - CET is conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Maharashtra

  • It facilitates admission to full time degree courses of health sciences and technical education in colleges of Maharashtra.
  • It includes courses like: MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Pharm. D.

Syllabus for MHT-CET

maths Mathematics
  1. Measurement of Angles
  2. Factorization Formulae
  3. Mathematical Logic
  4. Linear Inequations
  5. Determinants
  6. Matrices
  7. Trigonometric Functions
  8. Locus
  9. Pair of Straight Lines
  10. Circle and Conics
  11. Vectors
  12. Three-dimensional Geometry
  13. Linear Programming Problems
  14. Sets, Relations and Functions
  1. Logarithms
  2. Complex Numbers
  3. Sequences & Series
  4. Limits & Continuity
  5. Differentiation
  6. Applications of Derivative
  7. Integration
  8. Applications of Definite Integral
  9. Differential Equations
  10. Statistics
  11. Permutations & Combinations
  12. Probability & its Distribution
  13. Bernoulli Trials, Binomial Theorem & its Distribution
Physics Physics
  1. Measurements and Errors
  2. Scalars and Vectors
  3. Projectile Motion
  4. Force
  5. Friction in Solids and Liquids
  6. Thermal Properties of Matter
  7. Ray Optics
  8. Circular Motion
  9. Gravitation
  10. Rotational Dynamics
  11. Oscillations
  12. Elasticity
  13. Surface Tension
  14. Sound Waves
  1. Wave Motion
  2. Stationary Waves
  3. Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation
  4. Wave Theory of Light
  5. Interference and Diffraction
  6. Electrostatics
  7. Current Electricity
  8. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  9. Magnetism
  10. Electromagnetic Inductions
  11. Electrons and Photons
  12. Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei
  13. Semiconductors
  14. Communication Systems
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  2. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  3. Atomic Structure
  4. Periodic Table and its Classifications
  5. Redox Reactions
  6. Chemical and Ionic Equilibrium
  7. Surface Chemistry
  8. Chemical Bonding
  9. Solid State
  10. Solutions and Colligative Properties
  11. Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics
  12. Electrochemistry
  13. Chemical Kinetics
  14. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  15. Hydrogen
  1. s-Block Elements
  2. p-Block Elements
  3. d and f-Block Elements
  4. Coordination Compounds
  5. Basic Principles and Techniques in Organic Chemistry
  6. Hydrocarbons and Aromatic Compounds
  7. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  8. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  9. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  10. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  11. Biomolecules
  12. Polymers
  13. Chemistry in Everyday Life
  14. Environmental Chemistry
biology Biology
  1. Diversity in Organisms
  2. Biochemistry of Cell
  3. Plant water Relations and Mineral Nutrition
  4. Plant Growth and Development
  5. Organization of Cell
  6. Animal Tissues
  7. Human Nutrition
  8. Human Respiration

Exam Pattern for MHT-CET

MHT-CET consists of two papers:

Paper 1: Physics and Chemistry

Paper 2: Mathematics

Paper 3: Biology (Botany and Zoology)

Paper 1
Particulars Details
Subjects Physics and Chemistry
Duration 90 minutes
Questions 100 (50 each)
Marking scheme 1 mark for every correct answer
Negative marking No negative marking
Paper 2
Particulars Details
Subjects Mathematics
Duration 90 minutes
Questions 50
Marking scheme 2 mark for every correct answer
Negative marking No negative marking
Paper 3
Particulars Details
Subjects Biology (Botany and Zoology)
Duration 90 minutes
Questions 100 (50 Each)
Marking scheme 1 mark for every correct answer
Negative marking No negative marking
Here’s the detailed MHT-CET paper pattern analysis.

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Eligibility Criteria for MHT-CET

  • Age:

    Minimum age requirement is 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

    The age limit is 25 years for a general category candidate.

    The age limit for SC and ST category student is 30 years.

  • Subjects:

    Compulsory subjects include Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology.

  • Score in 12th standard or equivalent examination:

    As a general category candidate, you must have scored a minimum of 50% in your 10+2 or equivalent examination.

    As an SC, ST or OBC candidate, you must have scored a minimum of 45%.

  • Education:

    You must have passed or must be appearing for your 12th standard or equivalent examination.

  • Number of attempts:

    You can only attempt MHT-CET 3 times.

  • Domicile

    You must have a domicile certificate of Maharashtra.

Registration for MHT-CET

  • You can register for MHT-CET online
  • Submissions of the online application will begin in the second week of January, 2019
  • You can go to the official MH-CET exam website to fill in the application form
To register you must go through the following steps:
  1. Registration by filling the form on the official website.
  2. Complete the form by filling in personal details.
  3. Upload photograph and signature.
  4. Pay the application fee online
  5. A confirmation page will appear, keep a copy of the same for future references.

Application Fee for MHT-CET

Category Fee Bank Charges
General and OBC Rs. 800 Rs. 60
SC, ST and PH Rs. 600 Rs. 60

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Exam Dates for MHT-CET

Registration Deadlines
Submission of admission forms 7th January to 29th March 2019* 00:01 AM
Edit and update details in the Application Form 25th to 29th March 2019* 11:59 PM
Extended date for submitting the Application Form (With late registration fees) 7th to 10th April 2019* 3:00 PM
Online Admit Cards available for download 25th April to 6th May 2019* 11:59 PM
Exam Dates
MHT-CET examination 6th May 2019*
Result Dates
Submission of documents 2nd week of May 2019* 11:59 PM
Online display of question papers 3rd week of May 2019* 00:00 AM
Online display of provisional Answer Keys 22nd May 2019* 00:00 AM
Availability of scanned OMR Sheets 26th May to 30th May 2019* 00:00 AM
Dates for challenging questions 26th to 28th May 2019* 00:00 AM
Declaration of results 11th June 2019* 00:00 AM

* Dates are tentative and subject to change.

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Cut-off for MHT-CET

As such there is no cut-off for the counselling procedure. But in order to get admission in good colleges your score must be 150+ out of 200.

Here's the department-wise closing rank for MHT-CET 2018:

Department Closing Rank
Chemical Engineering 86,527
Computer Engineering 1,02,308
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 1,02,386
Electronics Engineering 1,01,124
Food Engineering and Technology 87,535
Information Technology 1,02,176
Mechanical Engineering 1,02,447
Oil, Oleochemicals and Surfactants Technology 1,855
Polymer Engineering and Technology 1,376
Pharmaceuticals Chemistry and Technology 1,472

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Preparation Tips for MHT-CET

  • Most of the CET paper is based on Maharashtra Board textbooks. Maths and Chemistry are easy targets to score. Physics can be a bit tricky if your fundamentals are not clear.
  • Try to solve questions of different types from reference books. This will help you clear concepts and improve your performance. Toppr offers 3.5 lakh questions for unlimited practice to make your concepts in each chapter strong.
  • Practice as much as you can. Most of the questions asked in the exam are of easy to medium level.
  • Solve previous year papers and give timed tests in an exam like environment to improve your efficiency of attempting questions. Toppr offers you many test series for this very purpose.
  • It is extremely important to take in the right amount and quality of content. Toppr’s Learn solves this problem for you, with our detailed lectures on individual topics having been prepared by India’s top teachers.
  • Besides, you can also follow us for specific tips and tricks.
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Study Material for MHT-CET

maths Maths
  • Maharashtra State Board Mathematics Book for Theory
  • Target Publications Books for Problem Practice
Physics Physics
  • Maharashtra State Board Physics Book for Theory
  • Pradnya Publication Books for Appropriate Problems
Chemistry Chemistry
  • Maharashtra State Board Chemistry Book for Theory
  • Target Publications Book for Problems

Previous Years’ Papers for MHT-CET

Previous years’ papers are an essential component in the preparation of any exam. They will help you judge the level of questions generally asked, and also give you a general idea of the paper pattern followed in an exam.

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Q1: Which colleges can I get into after appearing for MHT-CET?

Ans: Government and government-aided private colleges and Institutes of Maharashtra provide admission to the eligible candidates of MHT-CET. Here are the top 10 colleges for MHT-CET.

Sr. No Top 10 Colleges
1 Veermata Jijabai Technology Institute
2 Jawahar Education Society’s Institute of Technology, Management & Research
3 Sardar Patel Institute of Technology
4 Pune Institute of Computer Technology
5 Maharashtra Institute of Technology
6 Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management
7 College of Engineering, Pune
8 Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad
9 International Institute of Information Technology
10 Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering

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