MHT CET is the common entrance test in Maharashtra for the admission in B.Tech course conducted by Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell. MHT CET 2021 is the online mode (Computer Based Test) exam conducted at various centres across Maharashtra as well as outside Maharashtra State. The application procedure of the MHT CET takes place in an online mode. Thus the MHT CET 2021 application form will be released tentatively in the month of January 2021. And the exam is likely to happen in April 2021. Candidates appearing for the MHT CET must check the eligibility criteria because not all can participate in the MHT CET 2021 procedure.
Check Eligibility For MHT CET Exam
There will be two papers in the exam i.e Paper 1 (Mathematics) & Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry). The medium of examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. However Mathematics Paper Shall be in English only. 85% of the seats in private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra will be filled through MHT CET, while 15% seats will be filled/reserved for All India Quota based on MHT CET. Read the article to get to know about the full detail of MHT CET 2021.
MHT CET 2021- Important Dates
Candidates appearing for the MHT CET 2021 must be aware of the important dates regarding the MHT CET procedure. Since the official notification is not out, so keep the below dates for the general reference. Will update the dates once the official announcement is made.
|MHT CET Application Form Release||January 2021|
|Deadline for MHT CET Application Form Submission||February 2021|
|Issue of MHT CET Admit Card ( through candidate login)||April 2021|
|MHT CET Exam 2021||April 2021|
|Release of Provisional Answer Key||May 2021|
|Answer Key Challenge||May 2021|
|Declaration of MHT CET Result 2021||June 2021|
|MHT CET Counselling process 2021 Admission||June 2021|
MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2021
The conducting body is strict with the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2021. Candidates need to check the eligibility requirement before filling the application form. And candidates must make sure that whatever information they will be adding must have a valid proof of it in terms of documents.
|Who can Apply?||Candidature of Maharashtra State, All India, Minority, NRI, Foreign Student or OCI or PIO and Jammu and Kashmir Migrant|
|Age Criteria||There is no age limit|
|Qualifying Exam||Candidates must have passed HSC or its equivalent examination. Appearing candidates of 2021 can also apply. Diploma holders are also eligible. B.Sc degree holders with Maths in class XII are also eligible to apply for MHT CET 2021.|
|Subjects To Be Qualified||Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects|
|Qualifying Marks||Minimum of 50% aggregate marks in class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board/ University. SC/ST/OBC category candidates must have 45% and above in class 12.|
MHT CET 2021 Application Form
The application process of MHT CET will take place in an online mode. Authority will release the MHT CET application form in an official site. In order to fill the form, candidates have to first register for the MHT CET 2021. The process involves in the MHT CET application form 2021 are:
- Registration – Creation of Username and Password
- Application Form – Filling up Application Form for MHT-CET 2021
- Upload of Photograph and Signature – Candidate must upload their recent Photograph and
Signature in Online system
|Photograph||File size should be between 15 KB to 50 KB in “.jpg” format with the file name as photo.jpg|
|Signature||Must be in running letters and should be in black ink on a white paper. File size should be between 5 KB to 20 KB in “.jpg” format with the file name as sign.jpg|
|Photo Identity & Other related documents||15 KB to 256 KB in PDF format|
- Payment of Fees – Candidate can make payment of Fees using Online Payment mode only.
Application Fee As Per Category
|Category||Application Fee (Without Late Fee)|
|Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant)||800|
|Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra||600|
|Application Fee for PWD candidates||600|
With Late Application Fee
|Category||Application Fee (With Late Fee)|
|Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant)||800 + 500 = 1300|
|Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra||600 + 500 = 1100|
|Application Fee for PWD candidates||600 + 500 = 1100|
MHT CET Application Form Correction 2021
Candidates applying for MHT CET 2021 must be aware that there is no such facility. MHT CET authority does not provide any facility of the application correction. Thus it is advised that candidates must be attentive while filling the application form. Once the information is entered and the final submission is made, candidates won’t be able to make any changes in it. Hence be attentive with regards to the information, document size, application fee, etc.
MHT CET Syllabus 2021
In order to carry the exam, candidates must know the syllabus of the MHT CET. This is the base on which the exam is held. Questions are asked from the syllabus mention by the examination authority. The MHT CET syllabus contains the syllabus of the XIth and XIIth class. Check out the syllabus of MHT CET 2021 of class XIth
|Subjects||Chapter of Class XIth|
|Physics||Measurements, Scalars, and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids,|
Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current,
|Chemistry||Some basic concepts of chemistry, States of Matter: Gases and liquids,|
Redox reaction, Surface chemistry, Nature of chemical bond, Hydrogen,
s-Block elements(Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Basic principles and
techniques in organic chemistry, Alkanes.
|Mathematics||Trigonometric functions, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles,|
Factorization Formulae, Straight Line, Circle and Conics, Sets, Relations
and Functions, Probability, Sequences, and series.
Class XIIth whole syllabus.
MHT CET Exam Pattern 2021
The MHT CET exam is going to be held in an online mode. Candidates must have knowledge of the MHT CET exam pattern in order to appear for the exam. The question will be set on:
a) the Whole syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects of Std. XII &
b) syllabus of Std. XI
Look at the MHT CET Exam Pattern 2021 below:
|Paper||Subject||No. of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based on||Mark(s) Per Question||Total Marks||Exam Duration|
MHT CET 2021 Mock Test
Aspiring candidates must take the mock test of MHT CET. Apart from knowing the exam pattern, it will also highlight the types of the questions asked in the exam. This will also indicate the weightage of the topics as per the class i.e Class XIth & XIIth. MHT CET mock test 2021 is beneficial for the candidates who are preparing for the exam. Without login into the account, candidates can access the mock test. There will be a timer so as soon as the candidates start the test, timer will be started. So this will give the real feeling of the exam
MHT CET Question Paper 2021
MHT CET question paper consist the questions asked in the previous exams. The reason behind focusing on the MHT CET previous years question paper is to practice for the exam. They get to know about the types of questions asked in the exam. One can easily download the MHT CET question paper and analyze his/her performance. In this way, candidates can check the progress level and work accordingly.
MHT CET Admit Card 2021
MHT CET hall ticket will be issued in an online mode. Thus, Candidates who will apply for the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra can download the MHT CET 2021 admit card from the official site. In order to download the admit card, candidates have to log in to their account by entering their application number and password. MHT CET hall ticket contains a list of information such as exam center venue, candidate’s name, hall ticket number, exam timing, etc. Candidates must ensure that the information in the admit card is correct. Any kind of discrepancy in the MHT CET hall ticket has to be informed immediately to the concerned authority. It is a very important document to take the exam as it acts as an identity of the person. No candidates are allowed to enter the examination hall without the MHT CET admit card.
MHT CET Exam Centre 2021
MHT CET exam will be held across Maharashtra taking various cities into account. Since this is the state level engineering exam, so Maharashtra is the only state to have the MHT CET exam. Exam centre is the place at which the MHT CET exam will be held. The information about the MHT CET exam center is mention in the MHT CET admit card. Check the list of the exam centre here:
MHT CET Answer Key 2021
Both the official and unofficial answer key will be released for MHT CET 2021. Coaching institutes like Vidyamandir, Aakash will release the unofficial answer key. Immediately after the exam, students seek the answer key. At this point in time, candidates may look at the unofficial answer key. But they should not rely upon the unofficial answer key. MHT CET 2021 Official Answer Key will be released after the days of the commencement of the exam. MHT CET answer key holds the correct responses of the questions asked in the exam. After checking the official answer key, if the students have any objection then they can raise their voice against it. For this, they have to pay the requisite amount along with the proofs to claim it. MHT CET answer key challenge window is open for a short period. Hence candidates must be updated regarding the answer key and challenging dates.
MHT CET Result 2021
MHT CET result process in an online mode. The conducting body will release the MHT CET Result 2021 on an official site. The result reflects the performance of the candidates in the exam. It includes percentile scores of candidates in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/ or Biology along with an overall percentile score obtained in the exam. Candidates need to download the MHT CET 2021 result in the form of a scorecard/rank card.
STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE FOR NORMALIZATION AND PREPARATION OF PERCENTILE SCORE WHILE PREPARING FOR THE MHT CET RESULT:
- Distribution of Examinees in two days and in two shifts per day Candidates would be distributed into four sessions randomly so that each session has approximately an equal number of candidates.
- Preparation of Results for each Session
- Compilation of Total CET score
MHT CET Merit List 2021
On the basis of the MHT CET result, authority prepares the MHT CET Merit List/Rank List. Thus as per the MHT CET rank, candidates get admission in various engineering institutes of Maharashtra Candidates who will qualify the MHT CET exam, must check the merit list. First of all the MHT CET provisional merit list will be released. If there is any objection by candidates then they can file grievances against the MHT CET provisional merit list. Once the matter is clear, the authority will release the MHT CET final merit list. No further modification will be accepted after the announcement of the final merit list.
MHT CET Cut Off 2021
Cut off is the minimum qualifying marks which the candidates have to secure in order to take part in the admission procedure. Authorities set the cut off as per the category, courses, and institutions. Thus cut off differs as per the category of the students, braches which he/she adopts and the institutions. There are different factors on which the MHT CET cut off is set up. These factors are no. of students registered & appeared for the exam, seat availability, difficulty level of the paper, previous years cut off trends.
MHT CET Counselling 2021
On the basis of the rank and performance of the candidates, counselling procedure take place. In order to participate in the MHT CET Counselling 2021, candidates have to register, fill their choices of colleges and colleges in the order of their preference. They also have to pay the counselling fee. Verification of the documents will take place at the designated FCs. There is a centralized counselling process (CAP) round.
|General, Outside Maharashtra State candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries||800|
|Candidates belonging to Reserved Category of Maharashtra State and PwD applicants from Maharashtra||600|
|Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Foreign National||5000|
MHT CET Seat Allotment 2021
Seat Allotment of MHT CET 2021 will take place in an online mode through the Centralized Allotment Process. A total of three rounds will be taken into account for the MHT CET Seat Allotment process. The process is based on the rank secured by the candidates in the MHT CET examination. Seat allotment depends on various factors such as seat availability in the institution as per the courses and choices preferred by the candidates, category of the students. The steps involve in seat allotment process are:
- Reporting at Admission Reporting Centre (ARC)
- Students Who Are Eligible For CAP Round II and CAP Round III Of MHT CET 2021 take part in the seat allotment process
- Reporting to Allotted Institute
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