Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Law (MHCET LAW) is conducted by Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Maharashtra. It is a common entrance test for the selection of candidates for BA LLB (5 years integrated course) and LLB (3 years course) in the colleges offering these courses in the state of Maharashtra. The admission into the aforementioned courses is determined by the score of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test.
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The entrance test will consist of 150 questions and the allotted time will be of 2 hours. The paper will be an objective type in nature with no negative marking. The questions will be asked in Marathi and English Languages.
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New- As per the latest released notification, the Application Form of MH CET Law will be available from 10th January 2019. The exam of MH CET Law will be held on 21st April 2019 for LLB 5 years and 11th May 2019 for LLB 3 years.
Application Procedure for MH CET LAW 2019
Candidates aspiring to get enrolled in BA LLB (5 years integrated) and LLB (3 years) courses in the colleges of Maharashtra offering these courses are to appear for MHCET LAW conducted by DHE. The first step towards the entire admission procedure will be of filling the application form.
Before filling the application form, it was necessary to ensure that you meet the minimum eligibility conditions required to appear in the entrance exam.
The application procedure includes the following steps:
- Visit the official website of DHE, Maharashtra dhe.mhpravesh.in.
- Click on the link “Click here for new registration”
- Register yourself by entering Candidate’s name, address, mobile number and Email ID.
- On submitting the above details, you will be provided with a Registration number and password for future login. You shall be notified regarding your Registration number and Password on your mobile number and Email ID provided by you while registering.
- Fill the main application form. You will have to furnish all the particulars regarding your personal, academic, category details etc.
- After entering the mandatory details, upload the scanned image of signature (140 x 60 pixels of file size 10-20kb) and photograph (200px x 230px of file size 20-50kb).
- Before the final submission of your application form, you were asked to review your details. Check your entries and verify and then submit.
- Next step included the payment of the application fees. The application fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/Maestro/MasterCard), IMPS, Cash Cards, Mobile Wallets or NetBanking. A printout of the fee receipt had to be retained and a copy of your online application form for future reference.
Eligibility Criteria for MH CET LAW 2019
DHE outlined certain eligibility conditions which the candidates had to fulfil in order to be eligible to appear in the entrance test and eventually take admissions in the law courses. There is no alternative for not fulfilling the minimum eligibility conditions laid out by the competent authority.
The minimum eligibility conditions are mentioned below:
- The candidate must be a citizen of India.
- For BA LLB (5 years integrated) programme: The candidates must have passed the examination of class 12th or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board. They must have scored a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying exam.
- For LLB (3 years course): The candidates must hold a graduate or postgraduate degree with a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates) marks. They must have passed the qualifying examination after studying in recognized boards in the 10+2+3 pattern.
- Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in the current year may also apply but they shall have to pass the exam with the minimum score as mentioned above on the declaration of their results.
- Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from any board or university outside Maharashtra shall be considered in the Open Category irrespective of the caste/category they actually belong to.
- Age: There is no upper age limit for applying for the BA LLB and LLB courses.
Candidature Types for MH CET LAW 2019
The candidates are eligible for the following types of candidature depending upon the conditions discussed below:
- Maharashtra State Candidature
The following types of candidature are assigned to the candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra:
- Type A Maharashtra state Candidature: A candidate whose state of domicile is Maharashtra or he/she was born in Maharashtra.
- Type B Maharashtra State Candidature: Any of the parents of the candidate is domiciled in the state of Maharashtra.
- Type C Maharashtra State Candidature: Any of the parents of the candidate is an employee of Government of India or government of India Undertaking and is posted in the state of Maharashtra.
- Type D Maharashtra State Candidature: Any of the parents of the candidate is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
- Type E Maharashtra state Candidature: Candidates who have passed SSC or HSC examination or equivalent from a recognized institution from a disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.
- All India Candidature: Candidates who are citizens of India.
- Minority Candidature: Candidates from the state of Maharashtra belonging to a particular religious or linguistic minority within the state and as recognized by the government.
- NRI Candidature: Candidates who fulfil the conditions for being an NRI as laid down by the Government of India.
- Foreign Student or OCI or PIO candidature: Candidates eligible to be considered as a foreign student or OCI or PIO under the Government of India Act.
- Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidature:
To be eligible for this candidature, candidates must fulfil any of the following conditions:
- Children of citizens displaced from any part of Jammu and Kashmir to safer places due to terrorist activities from 1990 onwards.
- Children of the officers of IAS, IFS, IPS, Military and Paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorism.
- Children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus of MH CET LAW
The exam is conducted in the pen and paper mode. The question papers for BA LLB (5 years integrated) and LLB (3 years) are different. The questions shall be MCQs in nature with four options for each question of which one shall be the correct answer.
The exam pattern for MH CET LAW is highlighted in the following points:
- Duration: 2 hours
- Type: Objective type
- Total number of Questions: 150
- Maximum marks: 150
- Negative marking: There shall be no negative marking.
BA LLB (5 years integrated)
The syllabus and topic-wise distribution of marks and questions in the BA LLB entrance exam are described in the table below:
Total No. of Questions
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning
General Knowledge with Current Affairs
Logical and Analytical Reasoning
LLB (3 years)
The syllabus and topic-wise distribution of marks and questions in the LLB entrance exam are described in the table below:
Total No. of Questions
General Knowledge with Current Affairs
Logical & Analytical Reasoning
To know more about the MH CET Law 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus.
List of Participating institutes in the BA LLB 5 years course admission through MH CET LAW:
Participating University for MH CET Law (5-year LLB)
|1.||Dr Bhabhasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University||Aurangabad|
|3.||North Maharashtra University||Jalgaon|
|4.||Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University||Nagpur|
|5.||Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University||Amravati|
|6.||Savitribai Phule Pune University||Pune|
|8.||Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University||Mumbai|
|10.||Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University||Nanded|
|11.||University of Mumbai||Mumbai|
List of Participating institutes in the LLB 3 years course admission through MH CET LAW:
MH CET LAW Admit Card
MH CET Law (3 years) 2019 Admit Card will be available for download. No admit card shall be available to be sent by post to any candidate.
The candidates are intimated through SMS and mail on their registered mobile number and Email ID when the admit cards are made available for downloading online.
The admit cards can be downloaded in the following steps:
- Visit the Admit Card link given above.
- Click on the link to download the admit card that is flashed on the homepage of the website.
- Enter Registration Number and Password/ Date of Birth.
- Click on ‘Download’
- Take a printout of the admit card and retain it safely.
The admit card contained all the important information such as Date, time and venue of the exam and the Roll number and other details of the candidates.
It is necessary to bring the admit card to the examination hall. You must also carry a valid photo ID proof (Aadhar card, PAN card, Driving license, Passport etc.) along with the admit card.
Results of MH CET LAW
The results of MH CET LAW will be declared online on the official website of DHE, Maharashtra. All the candidates who have appeared in the common entrance exam shall be able to view their scores in the exam and also know their All India Rank in the exam.
The procedure to view the results shall include the following steps:
Results of LLB (3 years) Course
- Visit official website of MH CET for BA LLB (3 years integrated course) admissions llb3.mhpravesh.in
- Click on link “Check CET Result”
- Enter MHCET Law 2019 registration number
- Click on ‘Submit’ button
- View MH CET Law 2019 scorecard
- Download and save CET scorecard for LLB admissions 2019
Counselling for MH CET LAW 2019
After the results have been declared, allotment of seats for the BA LLB and LLB courses shall be done by a Centralised Admission Process (CAP) which shall be conducted by DHE, Maharashtra. The allotment of seats shall be done entirely based on the score obtained by the candidate in the common entrance examination.
The CAP shall include the following steps:
- Release of official notification and Information brochure for CAP.
- Online Application formalities
- Display of provisional merit lists
- Display of Seat Matrix for CAP I and II
- Filling The Option Form
- Provisional Allotment and Payment of Acceptance Fee
- ‘FREEZE’ or ‘FLOAT’ the Alloted Seat
- CAP Round III
- Reporting at allotted institute and Confirmation Of Admission
Check here for the MH CET Law 2019 Counselling.
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