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MHT-CET

MHT-CET is an entrance exam conducted by Director of Technical Education, Maharashtra State Mumbai to facilitate admissions for various courses in universities and colleges across Maharashtra. The popular courses for which students apply are BE/B.Tech, B. Pharma/Pharma, B. Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Forestry)/B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)/B.Tech. (Food Technology)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Community Science)/B. Tech. (Bio-Technology)/B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)/ B.Sc. (Honours) (Animal Husbandry).

MHT-CET Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate passed/appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination is eligible to register for the exam.
  • The candidate must be an Indian by nationality.
  • There is no age limit for appearing in MHT-CET 2018.


Official website: https://www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in/mhtcet2018/

MHT-CET Exam Schedule for 2019

The following table gives schedule of MHT-CET exam in 2019:

ActivityScheduled Date
Online registration and Confirmation of Application Form on website01/01/2019 to 31/03/2019(with late fees)
Date of ExaminationMay 02 to 13, 2019


MHT-CET Admit Card

Admit Card for MHT-CET 2019 will be available from April 25 to May 02, 2019 on the official website of MHT-CET (https://mhtcet2019.mahaonline.gov.in/).


MHT-CET Result

MHT-CET 2019 exam result will be released on or before first week of June 2019.

MHT-CET Exam Pattern

The following table gives details of the exam patter of MHT-CET:

PaperSubjectApproximate No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) based onMark(s) Per QuestionTotal MarksDuration (in Minutes)
Std. XIStd. XII
Paper IMathematics1040210090
Paper IIPhysics1040110090
Chemistry1040
Paper IIIBiology (Botany)1040110090
Biology (Zoology)1040


  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Difficulty level will be at par with the JEE (Main) for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and difficulty level for Biology will be at par with NEET.
  • The questions will be mainly application based.
  • For the candidate seeking admission to Engineering and Technology degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
  • For the candidate seeking admission in Pharmacy/Pharm. D degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper-I and/or Paper-III.
  • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture) / B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture) / B.Sc. (Honours) (Community Science) / B. Tech. (Bio Technology) degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper I and/or Paper III.
  • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) / B.Tech.(Food Technology) degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
  • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Sc.(Honours) (Forestry) degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper II and Paper III.


MHT-CET exam Syllabus

1. Whole syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects of Std. XII
2. Syllabus of Std. XI is mentioned below:
S. No.SubjectChapters/Units of Std. XI Syllabus
1PhysicsMeasurements, Scalars and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids, Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current, Magnetism.
2ChemistrySome 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.
3MathematicsTrigonometric functions, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles, Factorization Formulae, Straight Line, Circle and Conics, Sets, Relations and Functions, Probability, Sequences and series.
4Biology
Section I – BotanyDiversity in organisms, Biochemistry of cell, Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition, Plant Growth and Development.
Section II – ZoologyOrganization of Cell, Animal tissues, Human Nutrition, Human Respiration
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Frequently Asked Questions About MHT-CET

  1. Q1. What is MHT-CET?
  2. MHT-CET is conducted by Director of Technical Education, Maharashtra State Mumbai to facilitate admissions for courses namely BE/B.Tech, B. Pharma/Pharma, and B. Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Forestry)/B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)/B.Tech. (Food Technology)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Community Science)/B. Tech. (Bio-Technology)/B.F.Sc. (Fisheries)/ B.Sc. (Honours) (Animal Husbandry), in universities and colleges across Maharashtra.

  3. Q2.When notification for MHT-CET registration is released?
  4. The notification for MHT-CET registration is usually released in January or February.

  5. Q3. When MHT-CET is conducted?
  6. MHT-CET is usually conducted in the month of May.

  7. Q4.When results of MHT-CET are released?
  8. The results of MHT-CET are usually announced in June.

  9. Q5. What are eligibility criteria for appearing for MHT-CET?
  10. The following are eligibility criteria for MHT-CET:

    • The candidate passed/appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination is eligible to register for the exam.
    • The candidate must have Indian Nationality.

  11. Q6. What is exam pattern of MHT-CET?
  12. The following table gives details of the exam patter of MHT-CET:

    PaperSubjectApproximate No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) based onMark(s) Per QuestionTotal MarksDuration (in Minutes)
    Std. XIStd. XII
    Paper IMathematics1040210090
    Paper IIPhysics1040110090
    Chemistry1040
    Paper IIIBiology (Botany)1040110090
    Biology (Zoology)1040


    • There will be no negative marking.
    • Difficulty level will be at par with the JEE (Main) for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and difficulty level for Biology will be at par with NEET.
    • The questions will be mainly application based.
    • For the candidate seeking admission to Engineering and Technology degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
    • For the candidate seeking admission in Pharmacy/Pharm. D degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper-I and/or Paper-III.
    • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture) / B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture) / B.Sc. (Honours) (Community Science) / B. Tech. (Bio Technology) degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper I and/or Paper III.
    • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) / B.Tech.(Food Technology) degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
    • For the candidate seeking admission in first year B.Sc.(Honours) (Forestry) degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper II and Paper III.