MHT-CET 2018 Overview

Exam Type:
State Level
Format:
Offline/PBT
Language:
English,Marathi,Urdu

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra for taking admission to engineering, technology, pharmacy and Pharm D courses. There is a lot of confusion among students regarding MHT CET 2018 engineering exam. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra State has made clear that it will conduct MHT CET 2018 exam for admission of applicants in various engineering, technology, health science and pharmacy degree programmes. The exam is conducted every year to help the students get admission in reputed government and private colleges of Maharashtra State. The exam is expected to be organized in May 2018. So the candidates who want to pursue B.Tech, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, BASLP, BPTh, Nursing, Pharmacy and Animal Husbandry courses from colleges in Maharashtra can fill the application form once these are available on the official website.

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MHT-CET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering and Technology Programmes

Age Limit

There is no age limitation.

Nationality

The candidate should be an Indian citizen

Education Qualification

The applicant must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects.

 

For Pharmacy and Pharm D Programmes

Age Limit

There is no age limitation.

Nationality

The candidate should be an Indian citizen

Education Qualification (Pharmacy)

The applicant must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biotechnology or Biology.

Education Qualification (Pharm D)

The aspirant must have completed 10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biotechnology or Biology.

And

Candidates having Diploma in Pharmacy from a State Board affiliated institute can also apply.

 

For Health Science Courses

Age Limit

·         Candidates who want to take admission in Unani and Ayurvedic courses should be born on or before October 1, 2001.

·         Candidates seeking admission in other health science course should have born on or before December 31, 2001.

Nationality

The candidate should be an Indian citizen

Education Qualification

The applicant must have passed class 12thexam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as main subjects

Physical Criteria

The candidate should be medically fit to apply for the exam

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MHT-CET 2018 Application Details

MHT CET 2018 application form will be available on the official website from the first week of March 2018. Once the form link is activated, candidates will be able to apply for MHT CET 2018 exam. MHT CET 2018 application form will be available only in online mode and the form submitted offline will not be accepted. To avoid any mistakes which can result in rejection of the form, candidates should first carefully go through the guidelines.

While filling the application form, candidates also need to submit a passport size image and signature in JPEG format. 

In the end, print the confirmation page and keep an extra copy of the same for future use.

MHT CET 2018 Important Dates

MHT CET 2018 exam is expected to be conducted in May 2018. However, no official schedule of MHT CET 2018 has been released by the authorities. Candidates who want to appear in the exam and have been waiting for MHT CET 2018 calendar can check tentative dates in the table below.

Events

Dates

Online application commence from

March 2018

Last date for online application

March 2018

Last date for fee deposit at Bank through Challan

March 2018

Admit card will available to download from

April 2018

Date of MH CET exam 2018

May 2018

Submission of documents and certificates

May 2018

MH CET 2018 answer key will display on

May 2018

Display date of OMR Sheet

May 2018

Final date for objection on answer key

May 2018

Result will be declared on

June 2018

Date of announcement &downloading of merit list

June 2018


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Application fees detail

Category

Fee

For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates

INR 800/-

For Candidates of Backward Class Categories and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only

INR 600/-

 

Exam Pattern

MHT-CET Exam Pattern

The authorities have decided to align the exam at par with the national level engineering entrance exam JEE from 2018. To do this, there will be a few changes in the exam pattern, syllabus and marking scheme. MH CET 2018 exam will be held in the second week of May 2018. Engineering students need to take Paper 1 and Paper 3 while candidates applying for Health Science and Pharmacy courses need to appear for Paper 1 and Paper 2.

·         MHT CET 2018 will be an offline exam where candidates need to mark their answers on an OMR sheet

·         The question papers will be available in English, Marathi or Urdu for PCB while Mathematics paper will be in the English language

·         The exam will have Multiple Choice Questions of total 100 marks

·         Candidates will get 1 hour and 30 minutes in each paper

Till now there is no negative marking in MHT CET. However, the authorities are planning to introduce it in near future

Paper

Subject

No of MCQs

Mark(s) per Question

Total Marks

Paper I

Mathematics

50

2

100

Paper II

Physics

50

1

50

Chemistry

50

1

50

Paper III

Biology (Botany)

50

1

50

Biology (Zoology)

50

1

50

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MHT-CET 2018 Exam Syllabus

Maharashtra state government has decided to bring some changes in MHT CET 2018 syllabus from this year. To help candidates prepare for both state and national level entrance exam and to match the standard of JEE, the authorities have decided to raise the standard of MHT CET 2018. Syllabus of MH CET 2018 is expected to cover class XI and class XII syllabus instead of just class 12th syllabus.

The MHT CET usually consists of three question papers. Each paper is of 100 marks and is 1.5 hours long.

•  Paper I:  Physics & Chemistry (50 marks each)

•  Paper II:  Biology (Botany & Zoology - 50 marks each)

•  Paper III: Mathematics (100 Marks)

All questions need to be answered. Answers are to be marked in an OMR sheet with a black ball point pen only. There is no negative marking. For Engineering/Technology degree courses one should appear for Paper I and Paper III and for applying for a Pharmacy degree course one should appear for Paper-I & Paper-II and/or Paper-III. The syllabus for the Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics papers for the MHT-CET will be the same as for the HSC Examination of HSC Boards of Maharashtra for that particular year.

There are separate competent authorities for the selection procedures for every course:

  • Health Sciences courses: The Director, Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai
  • Engineering and Pharmacy courses: The Director, Technical Education (DTE), Mumbai
  • BVSc & AH degree courses: The Registrar, Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries Science University, Nagpur

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MHT-CET 2018 Exam Centres

Divisional Authority

District

Code

Divisional Authority

District

Code

Mumbai

Mumbai

11

Aurangabad

Aurangabad

28

Mumbai Suburban

12

Jalna

29

Thane

13

Beed

30

Palghar

14

Osmanabad

31

Raigad

15

Nanded

Nanded

32

Pune

Pune

16

Parbhani

33

Ahmednagar

17

Latur

34

Solapur

18

Hingoli

35

Satara

19

Amravati

Buldhana

36

Sangli

Sangli

20

Akola

37

Kolhapur

21

Washim

38

Ratnagiri

22

Amravati

39

Sindhudurga

23

Yavatmal

40

Nashik

Jalgaon

24

Nagpur

Wardha

41

Dhule

25

Nagpur

42

Nandurbar

26

Bhandara

43

Nashik

27

Gondia

44

 

 

 

Chandrapur

45

 

 

 

Gadchiroli

46

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MHT-CET Cut-off for Top Medicine / Health Care Colleges

MAH CET Cut Off 2016 for Top Colleges

S.No

Name of the College

Closing Rank

1

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

3472

2

Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai

1828

3

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai

2998

4

Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai

8750

5

Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune

4683

6

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai

14033

7

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune

9218

8

KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Mumbai

4839

9

Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai

4267

10

Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune

8664

 

MHT-CET 2018 Contact Details

Commisionerate Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai
305, Government Polytechnic Building, 49, Kherwadi
Ali Yawar Jung Marg, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051 (M.S.)

Tel No.: 91-22-26476034
Email ID: maharashtra.cetcell@gmail.com

Contact Details for Queries-

Health Science Courses- (022) 22652257
Engineering & Pharmacy Courses- (022) 30233446

 

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