MHT-CET 2012: Exam Pattern

Nishatha Abraham Bijeesh updated on : 03 Mar 2014

The exam pattern of MHT-CET 2012 in detail:


The government of Maharashtra has decided to conduct a single Combined Common Entrance Test (CET) for selection to all degree courses in Health ScienceBVSc & AHEngineering and Pharmacy. The entrance test (known popularly as MHT-CET 2012 i.e. Maharashtra Health - Technical Common Entrance Test) will be held on Thursday 10th May 2012 at all the district headquarters in Maharashtra.

The exam pattern of MHT-CET 2012 is as follows:

The MHT-CET-2012 will consist of three question papers. Each paper is of 100 marks:

Paper I : Physics & Chemistry (50 marks each)
Paper II : Biology (Botany & Zoology - 50 marks each)
Paper III : Mathematics (100 Marks)

There is no choice among the questions, i.e. all questions have to be answered.

The candidate desirous of selection to Health Science courses and B. VSc & AH should appear for Paper I & Paper II.
The candidate desirous of selection to Engineering degree courses should appear for Paper I and Paper III.
The candidate desirous of selection to Pharmacy degree course should appear for Paper I & Paper-II and/or Paper-III.

Candidates will be provided with separate OMR answer sheets with each question paper. At the end of each paper, candidate will handover the OMR Answer sheet and Question booklet to the invigilator.

The candidate will be required to mark the correct answer by blackening the corresponding circle against the serial number of the question in the answer sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only. Out of four circles provided for selection of an answer against a question, the candidate should fill up one circle only. Each correct answer will be given mark/(s). There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.

CHANGING AN ANSWER IS NOT ALLOWED: The candidates must fully satisfy themselves about the accuracy of the answer before darkening the appropriate circle, as no change in the Answer once marked is allowed. The answer once marked is final; any change in the option once marked, done by any method, will amount to an invalid/incorrect response.

Time & duration of Examination: There will be three papers of 1.5 hours each.


Language of Question Paper: The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only. The option once exercised about the medium by the candidate shall be irrevocable.


Source: Official Website of DTE

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