MH CET Notification 2019 – Registration, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Result


MH CET is a state level examination conducted by the Government of Maharashtra for the admission of engineering and other programmes. The DTE, Maharashtra announces the application for this particular exam for the candidates. The entrance exam will be in the month of May 2019. The entrance exam will be held in 2 papers- Paper I for Mathematics and Paper II for Physics and Chemistry. The entrance exam will be conducted offline only according to the MH CET notification.

MHT CET Important Dates

Candidates enrolling for MHCET 2019 exam need to study the whole syllabus of class 12th and 11th. The Application form for the candidates will be available online made in the second week of February. After the application process, the admit card will be released in the fourth week of April. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website. Candidates will be able to appear for MHCET Engineering Entrance exam and after the result is declared, merit list will be released. After that, counselling process for MHCET Entrance exam kicks in and seat allotment for engineering aspirants begins. After the seat allotment, candidates need to go to college to submit the documents and required fees. At the end, aspirant will get admission in their preferred college as per the final list.

MHT CET Notification Overview

Exam Details Specifications
Name of the Exam Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Common Name MHTCET Exam
Exam Type State Level
Exam Category Undergraduate (UG)
Authority of this Exam DTE, Maharashtra
No of MH CET Application Over 4 Lakh
Mode of Exam Offline (Pen and Paper Based)

Over 4 lakh aspirants appear for MHCET Engineering exam and is conducted by DTE, Maharashtra every year. They release the notification in the month of November for the engineering entrance exam and counselling process starts after the result in the month of July. Mode of the examination is Offline and MHCET is a State level exam where MH CET full form is Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.

MHT CET or MHCET both are used as short form for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.

MH CET Important Dates

Know about the important dates for MHCET Engineering exam like Exam Date, Application Date, Result date. After the result, counselling process starts in the month of July.

S.No  Particulars Dates
1 MH CET Application Form January 2019
2 MH CET Online Registration and Confirmation March 2019
3 MH CET Admit Card April 2019- May 2019
4 MH CET Exam Date May 2019
5 Declaration of Result June 2019
6 Release of Merit List (Provisional) June 2019

Dates to remember

New Update in MHT CET Notification 2019

The weightage of Syllabus with 11th and 12th will be like 20% and 80% respectively. The difficulty level of exam will be raised and is almost equal to the JEE Mains, in terms of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and NEET for Biology.

The number of questions based on 11th and 12th will be 10 and 40 respectively. The questions will be application based.

MHT CET Eligibility criteria

MH CET Eligibility criteria are according to the different categories, home state or the state outside Maharashtra. Eligibility Criteria conditions are related to age, qualification, category, number of attempts and the marks scored in qualifying exams.

According to the MH CET notification, 2019 candidates of general category must have scored minimum 50% of aggregate marks in 12th standard or the exam equivalent from a recognized board with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Whereas for the reserved category candidates need to scored 45 % and above in 12th standard.

Admission Criteria for MH CET Examination 2019

Students Category Eligibility Criteria
Candidates of Maharashtra Nationality: Indians are only Eligible

Qualification: Aspirants must have passed HSC/proportional exam with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects with any of the subjects – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical/Vocational subjects. In these subjects taken together, the hopefuls ought to have anchored at least 50 % marks (for General Category) and no less than 45% (for saved classification and Persons with Disability competitors) having a place with Maharashtra State as it were).

All India Candidates Candidates must have a diploma in Engineering with at least of 55% marks (general category) and 45% marks (reserved category)
Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidates Candidates must have B.Sc degree for a recognized university with at least 55% aggregate marks (general category) and 45% aggregate marks (reserved category) belonging to Maharashtra State only. Candidates should have passed in XII class with a Mathematics subject.
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO/ Indian workers in Gulf countries(CWIG) or Foreign Country Candidates These applicants must have passed HSC or equal exam with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects with one of these – Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical/Vocational subjects and acquired no less than half checks in the above subjects taken together

All Indian Candidates for MH CET Eligibility criteria 2019

Under this category, only Indian Nationals can apply.

For Minority Candidates

Aspirants belonging to a particular linguistic or religious minority community from the Maharashtra State (notified by the government) are considered eligible under this category.

MH CET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Wards of Defence Personnel

  • Children/spouse of defence personnel (resident of Maharashtra).
  • Children/spouse serving defence service personnel (transferred to Maharashtra) are also eligibile.

MHCET Eligibility Criteria

MH CET Application Fee 2019

Application fees for MHCET Engineering Entrance exam is Rs. 800 for General Category people whereas its Rs. 600 for Reserved Category.

Application fees for MHCET have to be paid in CASH through Bank Challan only.

MH CET Application Fee For General Category (Candidates of Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant) Rs  800 +(Service Charge)
MH CET Application Fee For Reserved Category (SC, ST, VJ/DT, NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC) and candidates with disability belonging to Maharashtra Rs  600+ (Service Charge)

MH CET Exam pattern

The exam pattern of MH CET 2019 is released by DTE, Maharashtra. The MH CET exam pattern includes various aspects to test like marking scheme, number of questions, mode of the test, the total number of questions and marks.

Paper I Marks Duration
Mathematics 100 90 minutes
Paper II Marks Duration
Physics 50 90 minutes
Chemistry 50
Paper III Marks Duration
Botany 50 90 minutes
Zoology 50

The MHCET Entrance exam will be conducted in offline mode only.

Objective type question (MCQs) will be given in Paper I and Paper II.

As per the latest notification of MH CET 2019, there is no negative marking.

MHCET Exam Pattern

MH CET Exam Syllabus

A question will be asked from the complete syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of Class 12th and 11th. Question Paper will contain 80% of class 12th and 20% of a class 11th syllabus. To know more about MHCET Syllabus, click on the below link.

MH CET Syllabus

MH CET Exam Centers

The latest notification of MH CET announced that the MH CET exam will conduct in various exam centers in 36 cities and towns of Maharashtra. The number of test centers of MH CET can be up and down as per the authority decision. Candidates are allowed to select their exam centers according to the nearest location via the application form.

Mumbai Sub Urban

MH CET Admit Card 2019 – MH CET Notification

DTE Maharashtra releases the admit card in the last week of April. The Admit Card will be provided to the students through online mode only. As per the notification, the MH CET Admit Card will be granted to those only who have successfully submitted the application form. Candidates have to download their admit card and for downloading they need the application number and the password (entered the time of submitting application form). Admit Card is one of the most important document without MH CET admit card no candidate is allowed to sit in the exam.

Candidates are required to check the details in the admit card.

MHCET Admit Card 2019

MH CET Counseling and Admission Process

The process of MH CET counseling starts from the first week of June 2019. The registration process is mandatory for the candidates as per the notification of MH CET. After qualifying the examination the candidates are further called for the for the counseling process. Counseling process will be held by the authorities, candidates are required to verify all the details and documents in the counseling session.

MHCET Counselling and Seat Allotment