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.

EventsTentative Dates
MHT CET Application Form ReleaseJanuary 2021
Deadline for MHT CET Application Form SubmissionFebruary 2021
Issue of  MHT CET Admit Card ( through candidate login)April 2021
MHT CET Exam 2021April 2021
Release of Provisional Answer KeyMay 2021
Answer Key ChallengeMay 2021
Declaration of MHT CET Result 2021June 2021
MHT CET Counselling process 2021 AdmissionJune 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 CriteriaThere is no age limit
Qualifying ExamCandidates 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 QualifiedPhysics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects
Qualifying MarksMinimum 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
PhotographFile size should be between 15 KB to 50 KB in “.jpg” format with the file name as photo.jpg
SignatureMust 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 documents15 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

CategoryApplication 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 Maharashtra600
Application Fee for PWD candidates600

With Late Application Fee

CategoryApplication 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 Maharashtra600 + 500 = 1100
Application Fee for PWD candidates600 + 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

SubjectsChapter of Class XIth
PhysicsMeasurements, Scalars, and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids,
Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current,
ChemistrySome 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.
MathematicsTrigonometric 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:

PaperSubjectNo. of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) based onMark(s) Per QuestionTotal MarksExam Duration
1Mathematics1040210090 Min
2Physics104015090 Min

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:

S.No.Exam Districts

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.


  • 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.

CategoryCounselling Fee
General, Outside Maharashtra State candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries800
Candidates belonging to Reserved Category of Maharashtra State and PwD applicants from Maharashtra600
Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Foreign National5000

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



What is the application procedure of MHT CET?
One can apply for MHT CET in an online mode.
MHT CET exam will be conducted in online or offline mode?
MHT CET exam will take place in online mode.
What to do if I forget my MHT CET password?
Visit the site and locate and click on the Forget password. Enter the details required and you will be able to set a new password.
Is it necessary to upload the signature and photograph within the given specification?
Yes, otherwise it won’t be upload and hence the application process will not be complete.
What is the mode of the question paper of MHT CET?
The medium of examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. However Mathematics Paper Shall be in English only.
What is the exam pattern of MHT CET?
There will be two papers. Paper 1 consists of Mathematics section having 50 questions of 2 marks each and Paper 2 includes Physics & Chemistry section having 50 questions in each section of 1 mark each.


    • There is no information regarding application form correction in the official notification. If DTE will provide some information regarding the same then we will update on this page. You can send a mail to the concerned authorities regarding the same or call on the Helpline Number – 022-49150801.

  1. Hi.. To have Domicility in Maharashtra, how many years should hv a student been here..? Any other rules? Pl inform..

    • There are no sample papers for MHT CET 2019 released officially. You can check the sample papers that are available online.

  2. Hi
    I am from Delhi .
    I will appear in JEE Mains and MHT CET both
    can I apply to COE Pune or VJTI under ALL india quota with MHT CET SCORE ( considering my JEE score is low )

  3. Sir,l choose physics, chemistry, maths and also bio.l have correct form. In my non-creamalayer certificate ,they write issue date not a valid date, they, wrong? Please say sir.

  4. I have chooses my category as open in MHTCET application form instead of choosing SEBC . Can I able to correct my mistake.
    Please help me
    …an enjeenearing aspirant

    • Hi, since there is no application form correction, it is less likely that you can correct the information in the application form. You can send a mail to the concerned authorities regarding the same or call on the Helpline Number – 022-49150801.

  5. If MHT-CET application photo attached horizontally and make payment and submitted the form …Then CET cell can Reject this form?

    • Hi, since there is no mention about the MHT CET 2019 Application form correction, it is less likely that you will be able to make changes in the submitted application form. We will inform you if it is made available.

    • Hi, if you belong to the non-creamy layer, you must produce the NCL certificate at the time of document verification. Otherwise, it is not necessary.

  6. My application form is filled wrong and I reject this but Now I do not fill other application forms because I have already registered

    • Hi, if you haven’t submitted the form you can still edit it. If you have submitted the form then you can cancel the form and submit it again with the new fee.

  7. Are admissions in colleges under MHT CET also done on the basis of jee main s marks. I am from Delhi. If I do not take the Maharashtra State exam can I apply on the basis of jee mains marks

  8. Is MH CET required for Bachelors in Physiotherapy course of 4 and half years in Maharashtra colleges or NEET score will be considered

    • The MHT CET 2019 will be conducted for engineering, pharmacy and agriculture courses. Admissions to affiliated colleges of Maharashtra can only be done for courses that are mentioned in the information brochure. Since Bachelors in Physiotherapy is not offered by any of these colleges, you cannot apply for it under MHT CET 2019.

      To take admission in colleges where Bachelors in Physiotherapy is offered, you will be required to take the JIPMER entrance exam.

    • No, candidates who haven’t taken class 12th exam or are not taking class 12th exam in 2019 cannot take MHT CET 2019.

    • Hi, you will need the following documents for filling up the MHT CET application form:
      1.Class 10 mark sheet
      2.Class 12 mark sheet
      3.Date of Birth proof
      4.Address proof
      5.Caste category certificate (if applicable)
      6.Domicile certificate
      7.Credit/debit card or net banking credentials
      8.Scanned images of photograph and signature

  9. My self have cancelled my admission Fe pharmacyat facilitation center itself in the year of 2018 also documents regarding my bank account submitted at the center itself .But till date the refund is not deposited .Pl tell whom to contact.

    • Hello, we cannot help you regarding the refund. You must contact the official authority for the same purpose.

    • Please tell us the category and the course for which you are applying so that we can tell you the qualifying percentage of 12th.

  10. I am living in Pune since 2002. My son is born in Jamshedpur in 2002. All his schooling is in Pune. We do not have Maharashtra domicile. Can he get admission at COEP through MHTCET exam?

    • Hello, since you do not have a domicile of Maharashtra, your son will fall under ALL INDIA CANDIDATURE. He can appear for MHT CET but to take admission in COEP, he will be required to obtain the cutoff marks released by the institute after the examination has been held.

  11. Sir, i want to take admission in giving mhtcet( this year ), so which grp should I select for that in MHT-CET examination ,either PCB or PCM or both i.e.PCMB ?

    • Hi, till now there is no information regarding the facility for correction in the application form. There is likely any chance that the correction can be made. According to the official brochure, you can cancel the form and fill another one. However, the fee has to be paid again and the previous fee will not be refunded.

    • According to the official brochure, Candidates will be required to submit the Caste certificate and Caste Validity
      and Non-Creamy Layer Certificate if applicable at the Time of filling in CAP Application Form to be considered under Category.

  12. Sir by mistakenly in my mhtcet for I gave my mother’s name as Anita but on my hsc boards exam it is anjana .Can name on cet for be corrected

    • There is no application form correction but you can re-submit your application form with a new one. The candidate will be permitted to submit his/her application only once. If the candidate wishes to submit his/her application once again, then he/she should cancel his/her previous application before filling the new application. The process of cancellation of the filled application is available in the user manual for filling up the online application form.
      Also, In any case, the candidate has canceled his/her application, the fees paid for the same will not be refunded under any circumstances.

  13. I have applied for Caste vality and it will receive by me in April/March month. Then for filling application form for validity which no. I should give or what O should do? Please anyone reply

    • Does your application have a field where it is asking for Caste validity number? Because according to the brochure, you will have to submit details of caste validity during the CAP round only, which will be released after April only.

  14. I have given SSC and HSC in Mahar ashtra ,did I get admission through mhcet score if I don’t have domicile certificate of Maharashtra

    • Please check if you belong to any one of the categories where you will not need a domicile certificate:
      (i) Candidates passing SSC and also HSC or Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor of
      Science Examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State;
      (ii) The candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in Maharashtra;

      Since you will require a domicile certificate for the above-mentioned category, you might fall in the 2nd category which is:
      A Candidate who does not fall in Type-A above, but who or whose Father or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile Certificate.

      If your father and mother don’t have a domicile certificate:
      A Candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking and who has been posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date
      for submission of Application Form for CAP.

      And if you dont fall in any category above then:
      A Candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type B and Type-C but whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.

    • There is no information mentioned about the application form correction in the MHT CET 2019 brochure, so there is no chance that there will be any application form correction facility.

  15. Sir,can I go to medical course like bams,mbbs,bds through mhtcet 2019
    And I request you to please give me information about other best course in PCB group plz


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