MHT CET 2020: Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will conduct the annual Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for the academic session 2020-21 2020. The exam will take place provisionally, during the second week of May 2020. The exam is conducted for the admission in B.E/B.Tech, B.Pharmacy and Agriculture courses in various government and private institutions situated in the state of Maharashtra. Candidates who are interested in applying for this common entrance test can start registering from the third week of January 2020. The applications are to be submitted online from the official website of DTE. After the application submission, candidates will have to download the MHT CET Admit Card around the last week of April 2020. MHT CET Result will be out in the first week of June, the whole admission process will continue till July 2020.
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In this article, readers will learn about the MHT CET Examination, its important dates, registration dates, exam dates, and related important details.
About MHT CET 2020
- Each year, over 4 lakh candidates show their interest in applying for this state level examination which is a threshold for various engineering programmes.
|Exam Name||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test|
|Exam Type||Under Graduate (UG)|
|Mode of Examination||Computer Based Online Test|
|Conducting Authority||State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra|
|Exam Level||State Level|
MHT CET 2020 Dates and Schedule
DTE will start the Common Entrance Test (CET), tentatively, from the 3rd week of January 2020. The examination will take place in the month of May 2020. Candidates must be aware of the dates and schedule for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test so as to not miss out any important events during the MHT CET 2020 Admission season.
|MHT CET Notification 2020||December 2019|
|MHT CET Application Form Release||3rd week of January 2020|
|Deadline for MHT CET Application Form Submission||Last week of March 2020|
|Release of MHT CET Admit Card||Last week of April 2020|
|MHT CET Exam 2020||May 2020|
|Release of Provisional Answer Key||Last week of May 2020|
|Answer Key Challenge||Last week of May 2020|
|Declaration of MHT CET Result 2020||The first week of June 2020|
|MHT CET Counselling process 2020 Admission||June – July 2020|
MHT CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates, in order to be able to apply for MHT CET, must satisfy certain guidelines set forth by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). These guidelines make the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Eligibility Criterion and candidates must make sure that they clear them before starting with the MHT CET Registration.
Given below are the eligibility criterions
|Nationality||Candidates must be a citizen of India|
|Age Criteria||There is no specific age limit for appearing in MHT CET Exam|
|Qualifying Examination||Candidates must qualify the class XII or equivalent examination from any government recognized board/ university.|
|Qualifying Subjects||It is mandatory that candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.|
|Exceptions||Candidates appearing in the 2020 qualifying examination can also apply.|
MHT CET 2020 Application Form
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) will begin from the 3rd week of January 2020 when DTE will release the MHT CET 2020 Application Form.
To successfully submit the MHT CET Application Form, candidates can follow the steps given below.
- To apply for MHT CET 2020, candidates must follow the link to the official website of State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra.
- Candidates must get themselves registered in order to fill the application form.
- Read the instructions carefully and proceed
- There are two methods for Registration – one is Aadhaar, and other is non- Aadhaar.
- For Aadhaar registration, candidates will be asked to enter in the unique UIDAI number
- Candidate’s Aadhaar Number can be validated either by Biometrics or by sending an OTP password to the registered mobile number
- Once the Aadhaar is validated, a candidate’s basic details will be displayed on the screen automatically.
- For the non-aadhaar candidates, the basic details have to be entered manually for every detail.
- Candidates then have to enter the academic details
- Scanned images of recent passport size photo and signature have to be uploaded
- The application form will only be finalized after the payment of the application fee.
Application Fee Payment
Application form processing fees as stated in the table given below is to be paid through the online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards, etc. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
|For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates||₹ 800/-|
|For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/ DTNT(A), NT (B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.||₹ 600/|
MHT CET 2020 Admit Card
Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) will release the MHT CET hall ticket during the last week of April 2020. Candidates who successfully register themselves will get the Admit Card for MHT CET 2020. The admit card contains information such as MHT CET exam venue, time, and exam shift. Applicants must keep the MHT CET Admit Card safe and produce it at the time of the commencement of the Examination. Admit cards are essential for the candidates as it the sole document that will grant them access to the examination venue.
MHT CET Syllabus 2020
Candidates prepare the exam from the syllabus given to them. Thus MHT CET 2020 Syllabus as per the subject is given below:
Physics – Laws of Motion; Work, Energy, and Power; Properties of Matter; Electrostatics; Current Electricity; Magnetic Effects of Electric Current; Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents etc
Syllabus for Chemistry – Atomic Structure; p, d, and f block elements; Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry; Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, and Chemical Kinetics; Electrochemistry; Isomerism in Organic Compounds etc
Syllabus for Mathematics – Sets, Relations, & Function ; Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations ; Matrices & Determinants ; Permutation & Combination ; Mathematical Induction ; Binomial Theorem ; Sequences and Series etc.
MHT CET Exam Pattern
DTE has formulated the MHT CET 2020 Exam Pattern for the upcoming editions of Maharashtra Common Entrance Examination. Interested candidates should have an understanding of the exam pattern beforehand. Given below is the exam pattern for the MHT CET 2020 Examination.
|Time Duration||1hr 30 minutes (for each paper)|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of Question||Paper 1: 50 questions|
Paper 2 and 3: 100 questions each
|Languages||English, Marathi and Urdu.|
|Sections||3 sections with each section having 100 marks|
|Number of Papers||There will be 3 papers i.e.|
Paper 1 – Mathematics and Paper 2 – Physics and Chemistry and Paper 3 – Biology. Pharmacy students have to appear for Paper 2 and can choose either Paper 1 or Paper 3.
|Marking Scheme|| For Paper 1 candidates will get 2 marks each while Paper 2 and Paper 3 they will get 1 marks each.|
There is no provision for negative marking.
MHT CET Answer Key
Directorate of Technical Education, commonly known as DTE Maharashtra, will release the MHT CET Answer Key 2020 in a week or two after the conclusion of MHT CET Examination in its official site. Furthermore, the exam will be held in the month of May 2020. In order to view the answer key candidates have to log in to their registered account by entering their user name and password. Moreover, MHT CET Answer key will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the main Exam. Candidates can cross-check their responses during the exam with the answers given in the MHT CET Answer Key. This will allow candidates to make an estimation about the MHT CET score they might have secured in the MHT CET.
MHT CET 2020 Result
Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell will analyze and release the MHT CET Result for the candidates who will be appearing in the entrance exam 2020. The results for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 will release during the first week of June 2020. Candidates can check their respective MHT CET 2020 Result from the official website of State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. The Result will comprise the candidate’s Test score and rank.
MHT CET 2020 Merit List
The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra will release a merit list after the exam has been conducted. The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Merit list will publish the list in the 3rd week of June 2020. The exam conducting body will publish the merit list based on the performance of the candidate. First, a provisional merit list will be released against which candidates have to file grievances (if any). In a few days, the final merit list will be released and eligible candidates are called for counselling on the basis of final merit list.
MHT CET Entrance Exam Cut off
The cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidate must obtain in order to qualify the examination. MHT CET cut off will be released after the results have been announced. In order to be eligible for admission to various institutes affiliated to MHT CET, candidates must obtain the cut-off. There will be separate cut-offs released by each institute and candidates must meet the cut off to be listed in the merit list.
MHT CET 2020 Counselling
The MHT CET counselling will commence from the 1st week of June 2020. The eligible and qualified candidates will be invited for the counselling. The counselling will be held through Central Admission Process (CAP) in three rounds. If need be, there will be an extra CAP round called the spot round. Seat allotment for all candidates will be done on the basis of the merit list released. Candidates with a higher rank will be given more preference than those with a lower rank.