MHT CET BPharm, PharmD 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2024 ( MHT CET )

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Registration: 16 Jan '24 - 1 Mar '24

This exam is conducted for courses given below:
Updated on Feb 21, 2024 14:46 IST

MHT CET 2024: The Maharashtra CET Cell has released the MHT CET Application form 2024. Candidates can apply using the MHT CET 2024 registration link given below on this page. MHT CET 2024 application form can also be filled from the official website cetcell.mahacet.org. MHT CET 2024 last date to apply is March 1. Candidates interested in appearing for the MHT CET 2024 can fill the application form within MHT CET 2024 Registration last date.

MHT CET exam date 2024 for Pharmacy is April 16 to 23. MHT CET 2024 exam date for engineering is April 25 to 30.

MHT CET 2024 syllabus PDF, exam pattern, and marking scheme have been released. Candidates can check the MHT CET Syllabus 2024 with Weightage PCM and PCB, pattern, and marking scheme from this page or the CET official website.

Important points related to the MHT CET 2024 exam are

  • The questions in MHT CET 2024 will be based on the class 11 and 12 syllabus prescribed by the State Council of Educational Research and Training, Maharashtra
  • Approximately 20% weightage will be given to the class 11 syllabus and 80% weightage to the class 12 syllabus while setting the question paper
  • There will be NO Negative Marking in MHT CET but the difficulty level of the exam will be similar to JEE Mains.
  • MHT CET 2024 PCM exam will consist of 2 sections, each of which will be 100 marks. The first section will be on Mathematics and the second section of Physics and chemistry. Similarly, In the PCB exam, the first section will be Biology, and the second section of Physics and Chemistry.
  • The question paper will be set on the complete syllabus of class 12 while only a few topics listed below will be considered for the exam.
MHT CET 2024 exam dates MHT CET 2024 Syllabus with weightage
MHT CET Application Form 2024 MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024
MHT-CET-Exam=Pattern-2024

What is MHT CET Exam?

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET), is a state-level entrance test used to select applicants for admission to engineering and pharmacy programs at various colleges throughout Maharashtra. The exam is conducted every year by the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell.

There will be 3 question papers in the MHT CET 2024 examination. Paper 1 will be Mathematics; Paper 2 of Physics and Chemistry combined, and Paper 3 will be Biology. Candidates willing to join the Engineering course should appear for Papers 1 and 2. Aspirants of Pharmacy courses should appear for Papers 2 and 3. The highlights of the MHT CET 2024 are given in the table below.

MHT CET 2024 Highlights

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test or MHT CET

Conducting Body

Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell

Exam Level

State-Level Undergraduate Examination

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Online as Computer Based Test (CBT)

Courses offered through the Entrance Exam

BE/BTech, B. Pharma, D. Pharma

Question Paper

  • Paper 1 (Mathematics)
  • Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry)
  • Paper 3 (Biology)

Exam Duration

  • Paper 1 (90 minutes)
  • Paper 2 (90 minutes)
  • Paper 3 (90 minutes)

Total Marks

  • Paper 1 (100 marks)
  • Paper 2 (100 marks)
  • Paper 3 (100 marks)

Total Questions and Marks

  • Paper 1 (Mathematics - 50 Questions)
  • Paper 2 (Physics - 50 Questions + Chemistry - 50 Questions)
  • Paper 3 (Biology - 50 Questions)

Marking Scheme

  • 1 Mark for each correct response in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • 2 Mark for each correct response in Mathematics
  • No negative marking

Language/Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

Around 400 Institutes

Official Website

cetcell.mahacet.org

Contact Details

Email ID: maharashtra.cetcell@gmail.com

MHT CET Helpline: 022-2264 1150 | 2264 1151 | 2262 0601 | 2269 0602

 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of MHT CET?

A:

As per the Maharashtra CET Cell, the difficulty level of MHT CET is similar to JEE Main. The exam conducting authority has stated that the exam will be quite similar to JEE Main in terms of difficulty level. Additionally, the difficulty level of Biology has been at par with NEET UG exam.

Therefore, it can be concluded that the difficulty level of MHT CET is moderate to difficult, with a slight edge towards being on the harder side. However, it's important to note that the actual difficulty level may vary based on the individual candidate's preparation and familiarity with the exam pattern and syllabus.

Also, the syllabus of MHT CET is similar to class 11 and 12 syllabus. However, the questions asked in MHT CETs are tricky and required in-depth understanding of the subjects. Students need to have conceptual understanding of each topics to get a good score in the exam. Students who studies NCERT and have good understanding of topics can get a decent score in MHT CET.

Q:   Is MHT CET syllabus same as syllabus of JEE Mains?

A:

The syllabus of MHT CETs is not same as JEE. Candidates must note that MHT CETs and JEE Mains are two different exam meant for different purposes. MHT CET is conducted for admission toB.Techcourses in institutes of Maharashtra while JEE Mains is conducted for admission to NITs, IIITs and other CFTIs.

In terms of syllabus, although both MHT CETs and Mains have class 11 and 12 topics of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, there are some topics which are a part of Mains syllabus but not in CET. Also, the difficulty level of JEE is way ahead of MHT CET. Students preparing for the JEE Main and MHT CET exam can download the syllabus from the Shiksha page.

Q:   Which book should I refer to prepare for MHT CET exam?

A:

Candidates are provided here MHT CET best books for all three subjects- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Check out the books and prepare for the exam effectively

Best Chemistry Book for MHT CET

NCERT Class 11 and 12 Text Book

MHT CET Triump Chemistry (Target Publication)

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Chemistry (Arihant Publication)

MHT CET Chemistry by Arihant Publishers

Marvel Chemistry for MHT CET by Mayur Mehta, Chitra Joshi, Rekha Diwekar

Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ) by Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi (Marvel Publication)

Best Physics Book for MHT CET

NCERT Textbook for class 11 and 12

Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma – Volume 1 and 2

MHT CET Physics by AJ Bapat (Marvel Publication)

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Physics M.K. Dikshit (Arihant Publication)

MCQ Physics for MHT CET by A J Bapat (Marvel Publication)

Best Mathematics Books for MHT CET

NCERT Text Books for Class 11 and 12

MCQ Mathematics for MHT CET by Hemant G. Ainapure (Marvel Publication)

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Mathematics by Sushil Verma (Arihant Publication)

MHT CET 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of MHT CET 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

16 Jan '24 -

01 Mar '24

MHT CET 2024 Application Form

ONGOING

Apr '24

MHT CET 2024 Admit Card

TENTATIVE

16 Apr '24 -

30 Apr '24

MHT CET 2024 Exam

May '24

MHT CET 2024 Answer Key

TENTATIVE

May '24

MHT CET 2024 Result

TENTATIVE

Jun '24 - Aug '24

MHT CET 2024 Counselling

TENTATIVE

MHT CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the MHT CET 2024 exam should check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The detailed MHT CET eligibility criteria can be checked below

For Maharashtra State Candidates

  • Candidates must have passed class 12/appearing in class 12 in 2024
  • Candidate should have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one subject among Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Computer Science/Information Technology/ Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/Business Studies in class 12
  • Candidate must obtain at least 45% marks in class 12. Candidates belonging to the backward class, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category should obtain at least 40 % marks in class 12

Non-Maharashtra Candidates

  • Candidates who are not from Maharashtra are also eligible to appear in MHT CET. However, they may or may not appear in MHT CET as the score of JEE Main will be preferred over MHT CET 2024 for admission to B.E./B.Tech. Also, MHT CET reservation policies are not applicable to candidates not belonging to Maharashtra.

OCI/PIO/NRI Candidates

  • OCI/PIO and NRI candidates are exempted from appearing in MHT CET. Such candidates can apply for admission based on class 12/equivalent exams. Separate counselling for OCI/PIO/NRI candidates is held separately after the admission process of MHT CET. 

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria- Courseswise

Courses Subjects in Class 12 Percentage of Marks
BTech

Candidates must have passed or appearing in HSC or its equivalent examination in 2024 with compulsory subjects of Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/ IT/Agriculture/Engineering Graphics/Business Studies/ Technical Vocational subject or Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology

Candidates must have obtained at least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)
BPharma

Candidates must have passed or appearing in 2024 HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry along with either Mathematics/ Biology

Candidates must have obtained at least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)
DPharma

Candidates must have passed or appearing in HSC in 2024 or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry along with either Mathematics/ Biology or Passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy from affiliated institutes

Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks(45% marks for SC/ST/OBC)

 

Q:   How many times MHT CET is conducted in a year?

A:

Maharashtra CET Cell conducts MHT CET exam only once a year in April/May. The details about exam date and registration process is released in January on the official website. MHT CET 2023 was conducted on May 9 to 15 for PCM group and May 16 to 20 for PCB group.

Q:   What are the qualifying marks in MHT CET?

A:

There is no minimum qualifying marks in MHT CETs exam. Candidates gets all India rank in MHT CET on the basis of the score they get in the exam. Admission to the institutes is given on the basis of all India rank of candidates. After the release of result, Maharashtra CET Cell releases the merit list which is formulated by considering marks of class 12 and MHt CET. The merit list serves the purpose of admisison in the institutes.

Q:   Can other state candidates apply for MHT CET exam?

A:

The exam is open to all Indian nationals, including candidates from other states. However, please note that reservation policies are applicable only for candidates belonging to Maharashtra. Also, candidates from outside Maharashtra/All India Candidature candidates may or may not appear for MHT CET 2024 as Score of JEE Main is preferred over MHT CET for admission to BE/BTech course. 

To apply for MHT CET, candidates need to register online and fill out the application form. The application form will be released tentatively in February. MHT CET 2024 exam is likely to be held in May.

 

MHT CET 2024 Application Form

The application form for MHT CET 2024 has been released. Application forms are available online on the website mahacet.org. Candidates interested in BTech admission in Maharashtra need to fill out the MHT CET 2024 application form.

The process of filling application form is a multi-step process that includes

Step 1- Registration

Step 2- Filling personal and educational details

Step 3- Upload scanned images of the photo, signature, and category certificate. Category certificate has to be uploaded only by reserved category candidates.

Step 4- Pay application fees

The application form will be automatically submitted once the application fee is paid. Candidates need to download and take a printout of their filled application form. The print copy has to be kept safe till the completion of the admission process as it is required at the time of college admission. The detailed step-by-step process to fill out the MHT CET application form is given below.

Fill MHT CET 2024 Application Form

Step 1: Registration

The candidate must visit the official website to submit the application form. The first step is registration. Registration has to be done by entering a few personal details, a valid email address, and a phone number. The candidate will receive the application form login credentials at the registered email address.

Step 2: Filling Personal and Educational Details

  • The candidate should fill their name in the application form exactly as it is mentioned in the Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheets.
  • The candidate must fill in the required personal details and education details in the application form.
  • Candidates should carefully mention PCM or PCB or both while filling out the application form.
  • The question paper will be available in English/Hindi/Marathi/Urdu. The candidate should mention the language in which they want to take up the examination while filling out the application form.

Step 3: Uploading Documents

  • The candidate should upload his/her photograph and signature in the proper format and size.
  • If the candidate has applied for the reserved seat, then the candidate must upload the caste certificate.
  • Proof of identity, mark sheets, and other documents should be uploaded in the correct format and size.

MHT CET 2024 Image Specification

Document

Size

Format

Photograph

15 KB to 50 KB

JPG/JPEG

Signature

15 KB to 50 KB

JPG/JPEG

ID Proof and other Certificates

15 to 256 KB

PDF

Step 4: Application Fee Payment

The application fee can be paid either online or offline. The application form will be automatically submitted after the successful payment of application fees. Candidates will need to download the pdf of the filled application form and keep it safe as it will be required at the time of the admission process.

MHT CET 2024 Application Fees

Type of Candidates Fees
For General category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra, J & K Migrant candidates INR 800
For Candidates of Backward Class (SC/ST/OBC/SBC)and Persons with Disability (PwD) belonging to Maharashtra State INR 600

MHT CET Application Form Correction 2024

The Maharashtra State CET Cell will provide the facility to make corrections in the filled application form. To edit the submitted application form, the candidates have to log into their account using the Application Number and password. In case, the candidate has forgotten the password, they should click on the link that says “I cannot access my account”. After logging in successfully, the candidates will find three new links under the important link Menu.

  1. Change Subject Group
  2. Add Subject Group
  3. Edit My Application Form

Change Subject Group: Under the change subject group, the subjects can be changed from PCM to PCB or PCB to PCM.

Add Subject Group: Candidates can also add the subject group PCM or PCB if they missed adding it while filling out the application form. The candidate must pay the application fee along with the late fee for the new subject group added.

Edit My Application Form: Using this link, the candidate can change the name, date of birth, photo, and signature.

Q:   What is MHT CET 2024 registration date?

A:

The application form of MHT CET 2024 has been released. The application form is available online on the website cetcell.mahacet.org. Candidates who are interested in applying for BTech admission in Maharashtra need to fill the application form and appear in the exam. The exact MHT CET application form 2024 date will be notified on the website. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for regular updated on the application dates as well as schedule of other important events related to the exam.

 

Q:   What is the age limit to apply for MHT CET?

A:

As per the MHT CET eligibility criteria released by the MAHARASHTRA CET CELL, there is no age limit to apply for MHT CET. Candidates of any age can apply and appear in the MHT CETs exam. The only condition is that candidate should have passed class 12 or appearing in the exam on the year os apply for MHT CET.

Q:   What is MHT CET 2024 application form last date?

A:

The last date to apply for MHT CET 2024 is March 1. MHT CET application form 2024 has been released on January 16. MHT CET 2024 registration form is available online on the official website mahacet.org. MHT CET 2024 exam date for engineering is April 25 to 30. For Pharmacy courses, the exam will be held from April 16 to 23. 

 

MHT CET 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the entrance exam is similar to class 11 and 12 topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology. Students opting for BTech courses need to attempt Mathematics while those opting for BPharma have to appear in Biology. Candidates preparing for the exam can download the MHT CET previous year's papers here. As per the MHT CET paper pattern, the exam will be conducted online in computer-based test mode. The question paper will have multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The details of topics covered in the MHT CET syllabus are given below.

MHT CET Class 11 Topics

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

  • Motion in a plane
  • Laws of Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Thermal properties of matter
  • Sound
  • Optics
  • Electrostatics
  • Semiconductor
  • Some basic concepts of chemistry
  • Structure of atoms
  • Chemical bonding
  • Redox reactions
  • Elements of groups 1 and 2
  • States of matter (Gaseous and Liquids)
  • Adsorption and colloids (Surface Chemistry)
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Basic principles of organic chemistry 
  • Trigonometry
  • Straight lines Circles
  • Measures of dispersion,
  • Probability
  • Complex numbers,
  • Permutations and combinations,
  • Functions, limits, and continuity

MHT CET Class 12 Topics

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

  • Circular motion
  • Rotational motion
  • Oscillations
  • Gravitation
  • Elasticity
  • Electrostatics
  • Wave Motion
  • Magnetism
  • Surface Tension
  • Wave Theory of Light
  • Stationary Waves
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation
  • Interference and Diffraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  • Electromagnetic Inductions Electrons and Photons
  • Atoms, Molecules, and Nuclei, Semiconductors
  • Communication Systems
  • Solid State
  • Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic
  • Electrochemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation
  • Solutions and Colligative Properties
  • p-Block elements
  • Group 15 elements
  • d and f Block Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes (and arenes)
  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ether Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Biomolecules Carbohydrates
  • Mathematical Logic Statements
  • Matrices
  • Pair of Straight Lines
  • Circle
  • Line
  • Conics
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Vectors
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Plane
  • Linear Programming Problems
  • Continuity
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Integration
  • Differentiation
  • Applications of Definite Integral
  • Differential Equation
  • Probability Distribution
  • Statistics
  • Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distribution

Q:   How many questions are asked in MHT CET exam?

A:

The MHT CET exam has a total of 150 questions from all three subjects. The exam has 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. All the 150 questions are multiple choice questions. Students need to answer all 150 multiple choice questions. Students need to complete all the 150 questions in 3 hours.

Q:   Is MHT CET syllabus similar to the syllabus of and Maharashtra board class 11 and 12?

A:

The MHT CET syllabus is similar to the class 11 and 12 syllabus of the Maharashtra board, but not identical. The MHT CET syllabus includes standard class 11 and 12 topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, but not all topics of class 11 are covered in the MHT CET syllabus whereas all topics of class 12 are included in the CET syllabus. Additionally, some topics may have slightly different emphases or weightages in the MHT CET syllabus compared to the Maharashtra board syllabus.

It's important to note that the MHT CET syllabus is set by the Maharashtra CET Cell, and the best way to verify the syllabus is to download it from the official website or the Shiksha page. It's also advisable to follow the NCERT textbooks as the base for studying the syllabus of MHT CET.

MHT CET 2024 Exam Pattern

As per the exam pattern of MHT CET, the question paper will be set with 20% weightage to class 11 topics and 80% weightage to class 12 topics. The exam will be held online as a computer-based test and will have multiple-choice questions (MCQ). There will be 3 question papers,

  • Paper 1 of Mathematics - Total 50 questions. A total of 10 questions from the class 11 syllabus and 40 questions from the class 12 syllabus. Each question will be of 2 marks. The total duration of the paper will be 90 minutes. No negative marking.
  • Paper 2 of Physics and Chemistry- Total 100 questions. The physics part will have 50 questions and the rest 50 from Chemistry. Out of 50 questions in each subject, 10 questions will be from the class 11 syllabus and the remaining 40 will be from the class 12 syllabus. The total duration of the paper will be 90 minutes. No negative marking.
  • Paper 3 of Biology (To be appeared by only Pharmacy candidates) - Total 100 questions. A total of 20 questions will be from the class 11 syllabus and the remaining 80 from the class 12 syllabus. The total duration will be 90 minutes. No negative marking.

MHT CET 2024 Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Computer Based Examination

Exam Duration

PCM - 180 minutes

PCB - 180 minutes

Type of Questions

MCQs

Total Number of Questions

PCM - 150 Questions

PCB - 200 Questions

Total Marks

PCM - 200 Marks

PCB - 200 Marks

MHT CET 2024 Marking Scheme and Number of Questions

Paper

Subject

Number of MCQs

Marks Per Question

Total Marks

Duration of Examination (In minutes)

Class 11

Class 12

Paper 1

Mathematics

10

40

2

100

90

Paper 2

Physics

10

40

1

100

90

Chemistry

10

40

1

Paper 3

Biology

10

40

1

100

90

Q:   What type of questions are asked in MHT CET?

A:

As per the MHT CET pattern, the questions asked in the exam will be multiple choice questions (MCQs) with four options, and there will be no negative marking. The exam will be conducted online as a Computer-Based Test (CBT).

The exam will consist of two sections - Section 1 (Physics and Chemistry) and Section 2 (Mathematics). Mathematics section will have 50 questions while Physics & Chemistry section will have 100 questions, 50 each from both subjects. The total duration of the exam will be 180 minutes, with 90 minutes for each section.

Q:   Are NCERT books enough to complete MHT CET syllabus?

A:

The syllabus of MHT CET is all covered in NCERT textbooks of class 11 and 12. NCERT books are considered the best to clear exam like MHT CET. NCERT books have easy to understand language and a lot of solved questions which make it the best fit to begin MHT CET preparation. Also, many previous year toppers and subject-matter experts have advised to use NCERT books.

Q:   How many questions are asked in MHT CET exam?

A:

The MHT CET exam has a total of 150 questions from all three subjects. The exam has 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. All the 150 questions are multiple choice questions. Students need to answer all 150 multiple choice questions. Students need to complete all the 150 questions in 3 hours.

MHT CET Question Papers

The previous year question papers of MHT CET are available here. Candidates can use these MHT CET question papers to understand the difficulty level of the exam, exam pattern, and chapter-wise weightage of topics. Candidates studying for the MHT CET 2024 can download previous years' question papers with solutions from numerous educational websites to get a better understanding of the examination pattern.

After the test, candidates will be provided here the MHT CET 2024 question paper. Candidates will also be able to download the 2024 exam papers from the official website by login using their application number and password after the completion of the exam. 

Question Paper

Download Link

 

MHT CET 2020 Question Paper

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MHT CET 2019 Question Paper

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MHT CET 2018 Question Paper

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MHT CET 2024 Preparation Tips

The MHT CET is one of the most important exams for admission to undergraduate engineering programs, and its level of difficulty is equal to the JEE Main. To pass the exam, candidates should thoroughly prepare for it. Aspirants must have a thorough understanding of the MHT CET exam pattern and syllabus before beginning their preparation. Candidates should learn from the Class 11 and Class 12 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology syllabi of the Maharashtra State Board. MHT CET 2024 aspirants can start preparing for the examination by downloading and solving past years’ MHT CET question papers to get familiar with the format, syllabus, and types of questions asked.

Q:   How to prepare for MHT CET?

A:

To prepare for MHT CET 2024 exam, here are some tips that can be helpful for you:

  1. Know the Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Before starting your preparation, it's essential to have a good understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus. The syllabus is based on classes 11 and 12, so you should focus on studying the topics from these classes.
  2. Prepare a Time Table: Make a study plan that covers all the topics and allows for regular revisions. Allocate time for physical activities and mock tests.
  3. Study Material: Use authentic study materials such as NCERT and reference books recommended by mentors or previous year exam toppers.
  4. Revision: Regular revision is crucial to retain the information you've studied. Revision will help you remember the concepts and formulas studied earlier.
  5. Sample Papers and Mock Tests: Practice as many sample papers and mock tests as you can. These will help you manage your time and increase your speed.

Remember, preparing for MHT CET requires dedication and hard work. Stay focused, and don't hesitate to ask for help if you need it. Good luck with your preparation!

 

Q:   How much time is required for MHT CET preparation?

A:

The amount of time required for MHT CET preparation depends on various factors, such as your current level of knowledge, the amount of time you can dedicate to studying, and your goal score.

However, in general, 6 month time is good enough to prepare for MHT CET. The general outline of the time required and plan for MHT CET preparation:

  1. Initial preparation phase (1-2 months): 2-3 hours per day
  2. Intensive preparation phase (2-3 months): 4-5 hours per day
  3. Revision and practice phase (1 month): 2-3 hours per day

Based on these phases, you can allocate your time accordingly. It's essential to remember that consistent effort and dedicated time are crucial for success in MHT CET.

Remember, practice is key! Solving previous year papers, mock tests, and exercises will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, improve your problem-solving skills, and boost your confidence.

 

Q:   How can I prepare for MHT CET 2024 without coaching?

A:

Taking help of coaching is not necessarily required for clearing the MHT CET exam. Many students score good marks in MHT CET by self-studying, without help from coaching. To crack MHT CET without coaching, students need to make a study plan considering the time they have before exam.

Students can take help of online tutorials and videos from previous year toppers who have cleared the exam without coaching to understand their strategy. One thing that is required when students are not taking coaching is regular study.

Make a daily time table of study and devote at least 5-6 hours for MHT CET preparation. Students who are in class 11 or 12 can give 3-4 hours specifically for CET beside school studies. Students who have passed class 12 should also study at least 6 hours daily.

 

MHT CET 2024 Mock Test

To help the MHT CET aspirants become used to the Computer Based Test, the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell will make the MHT CET 2024 mock test papers available online on the official website. By taking up the mock tests, the candidates will learn a lot about their level of preparation, the complexity of the exam, the types of questions that will be asked, and much more. The mock tests will follow the same format as the actual examination and will cover the entire MHT CET syllabus. It is strongly recommended that the candidates solve mock test question papers regularly.

MHT CET 2024 Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted in around 100 cities across the state and in a few cities outside Maharashtra. The exact details about the MHT CET exam centre of the candidate will be mentioned in the admit card. Candidates will be allotted an exam centre based on the choices of exam city filled by the candidate at the time of filling the application form. The exam city once allotted can not be changed. It is thus advised that candidates fill the exam city preference in the application form carefully. 

  • MHT CET 2024 will be conducted online in almost all the districts of Maharashtra
  • Outside Maharashtra, the Capital Districts of the selected states like Delhi-NCR, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka,  Jharkhand, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh could be the centres for examination
  • The test centre will be allotted to candidates based on the preference filled in the application form
  • The exam centre once allotted will not be changed under any circumstances

Q:   How important is taking mock test for MHT CET 2024?

A:

Mock tests form an important aspect of MHT CET preparation. Exam preparation will be incomplete without taking MHT CET mock tests and success in this highly competitive medical entrance exam is impossible. MHT CET 2023 mock test will give students exposure towards the exam structure and question pattern and will also help them understand their preparation level and mistakes to avoid. After taking mock tests, it is important to get the performance analysed thoroughly by an expert or mentor. The analysis will provide insights about the areas of improvement, causes of mistakes, correct approach to attempt questions, time management, etc. The objective of the analysis is to provide an in-depth viewpoint on their performance.

 

Q:   Is MHT CET mock test helpful?

A:

MHT CET mock test are very helpful in understanding the paper pattern of Joint Entrance Examination Mains. MHT CET mock tests are based on the actual exam pattern of the exam thus gives an overview of the actual to the candidates. Attempting MHT CET mock tests also increases the speed of the candidates which will help in completing the actual exam on time. Candidates can practice free MHT CET 2024 mock test at cetcell.mahacet.org.

 

Q:   Is MHT CET mock test available in online mode?

A:

Mock tests of MHT CET are available in both online as well as offline modes. Candidates can download MHT CETs mock test free online from the MAHARASHTRA CET CELL website. Mock tests for MHT CET are also available on Shiksha page. Solving the MHT CETs online mock test is very beneficial to students in the exam preparation. It will help in analyzing the preparation for the exam.

 

MHT CET 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for MHT CET 2024 will be released a week prior to the exam date. Candidates will be able to download their admit card online from the website mahacet.org. To download the admit card, candidates will need to login to the website using their application number and date of birth. After downloading, candidates need to take its printout to be carried to the exam centre on the day of the exam.

The admit card will include information regarding the MHT CET 2024 exam date and time, exam centre address, the paper for which the candidate is appearing, as well as the candidate's basic information (name, photograph, and signature). If the admit card has any errors, candidates need to contact the MHT CET Cell. The step-by-step guide to downloading the admit card is

  • Log on to the MHTCET 2024 official website (cetcell.mahacet.org or mhtcet2023.mahacet.org).
  • Click on the MHT CET 2024 admit card download link.
  • Login using your MHT CET 2024 Application number and date of birth.
  • Click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Your MHCET hall ticket 2024 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the same and take a printout for all future references.

MHT CET 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

The details about exam day guidelines will be mentioned in the MHT CET admit card of the candidates. Provided here are some of the general instructions which every candidate needs to follow on the exam day. As the exam will be conducted amid the COVID-19 situation, candidates need to follow the following precautions at the exam centre:

  • Maintain social distancing in and around the exam centre
  • Avoid public gatherings in and outside the exam centre
  • Report to the exam centre as per the time allotted in the admit card
  • Wear a face mask and hand gloves
  • Carry a bottle of hand sanitiser 

List of Items Allowed and Prohibited in the MHT CET Exam

Candidates can also check below the list of items that are allowed and prohibited in the exam centre. Any items which are prohibited must not be carried inside the exam centre as it could lead to debarment from the exam.

Items to Carry Items Prohibited 

Carry one ballpoint pen along with you for rough work on a sheet at the exam hall.

Anyone ID proof among the following listed below

  • Driving license
  • Student Identity Card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID
  • Mobile Phones
  • calculators
  • watch
  • alarm clocks
  • digital watches with built-in calculators/memory
  • scanner devices,
  • Bluetooth-enabled devices

Q:   What is the official website to download MHT CET 2024 admit card?

A:

The official website to download MHT CET admit card is cetcell.mahacet.org. Please note that the admit card will be available online only, and candidates will not receive it via post or any other means. To download the admit card, you will need to log in using your application number and date of birth. Please ensure that you download the admit card carefully and take multiple copies for future reference. If you face any issues, you can get in touch with the officials at the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai.

 

Q:   Is it mandatory to carry the print copy of MHT CET admit card to exam centre? Can I carry soft copy of admit card in mobile?

A:

Yes, it is mandatory to carry a print copy of the MHT CET admit card to the exam centre. The exam authorities will not allow candidates to carry soft copies of the admit card on their mobile phones. They require a physical copy of the admit card for verification purposes. So, it's best to take a printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre.

However, it's always a good idea to keep a digital copy of the admit card on your mobile phone as well, in case you need to show it to anyone else. But, make sure to carry the printed copy to the exam centre. 

 

Q:   How to download MHT CET admit card 2024?

A:

To download the MHT CET admit card 2024, you can follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the official website of MHT CET 2024, which is cetcell.mahacet.org.
  2. Click on the link for admit card download.
  3. Enter your application number and date of birth to login.
  4. Click on the "Submit" button.
  5. Your MHT CET 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Download and take a printout of the admit card for future references.

Please note that the admit card will only be available for download on the official website and not on any other platform. Also, make sure to carry the admit card and a valid photo ID proof to the exam center on the day of the exam.

 

MHT CET 2024 Answer Key

The answer key of MHT CET 2024 will be released within a week after the completion of the exam. Maharashtra CET Cell will first release the provisional answer key which will be open for challenge. Candidates who might have any doubt related to the answer in the MHT CET provisional answer key can raise objections online by login.  

The CET cell reviews the challenge raised by the students and if they find the answer given by the student is correct, the answer key is updated. Candidates can refer to the MHT CET answer key 2024 to calculate their scores.

Q:   How to raise objections in MHT CET answer key?

A:

The facility to raise objections in MHT CET answer key 2024 will be open for a period of 3-4 days after the exam concludes. Once the facility opens, candidates need to login to the official website using their application number and date of birth. After login, candidates will see the answers to all the questions given by the CET Cell as well as the answer marked by the candidate. If any candidate wish to raise the objection to any answer, they need to select the respective answer and click on the raise a dispute option. Candidates should note that they will also have to pay INR 250 per question for raising the objection.

 

Q:   Can I raise objection in MHT CET final answer key?

A:

The facility to raise objections is not provided for the final answer key. Candidates are advised to check thoroughly the provisional answer key and raise objections in the provisional key only, if they have any doubt to the answer provided by the CET Cell. The facility to challenge MHT CET provisional answer key will be open after the CET Cell releases the key. The challenge facility will be open for a period of 2-3 days.

 

MHT CET 2024 Result

The result of MHT CET 2024 will be announced in June. The exact date for the announcement of the MHT CET result will be notified after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates who will appear in the MHT CET 2024 will be able to check their results online at cetcell.mahacet.org, the official website. To view the MHT CET 2024 results, candidates must log in using their application number and password. Candidates must follow these steps to check for the result.

  • Visit the MHT CET official website.
  • Select the link that says "MHT CET 2024 Result".
  • Click "Submit" after entering your login information.
  • The MHT CET 2024 results will be shown on the screen.
  • Download, and print the result for future reference

Q:   What is MHT CET 2024 result date?

A:

The result of MHT CET 2024 will be declared around 15 days after the conclusion of the examinations. MHT CET result will be declared together for both PCM and PCB group. The exact MHT CET 2024 result date will be announced once the exam concludes. Candidates are advised to keep checking the Shiksha page as well as official website for the latest updates regarding the result date.

 

Q:   How to download MHT CET 2024 scorecard?

A:

Candidates who appear in MHT CET will be able to download their scorecard from the website mahacet.org once the result is announced. To download the scorecard, candidates will need to login on the website using their application number and date of birth. After login, MHT CET 2024 result scorecard will be displayed on the screen. The scorecard will have details of percentile scores secured by the candidate in each subject, aggregate percentile score and basic details like name, parents details, category.

 

MHT CET 2024 Counselling

The MHT CET 2024 counselling will be conducted in July. The MHT CET counselling 2024 will be conducted in three rounds. The schedule for MHT CET 2024 counselling will be announced after the declaration of the result. To participate in the counselling, candidates will need to register online at mahacet.org. 

After registration, the CET Cell will release a merit list of all registered candidates based on their MHT CET score and class 12 marks. Candidates having their names on the merit list will be required to fill in choices of colleges and courses. The allotment of seats will be done in three rounds on the basis of ranks/positions in the MHT CET merit list.

All the information regarding MHT CET 2024 counselling will be available on this page as well as the official website. For candidates from J&K and Ladakh, the CET Cell will organize separate counselling sessions.

 

Q:   When will MHT CET 2024 counselling start?

A:

The schedule for MHT CET counselling will be announced after the declaration of result. The MHT CET counselling is conducted by Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell. The counselling and seat allotment process is done in the month of June to August in several rounds. Candidates who have appeared in MHT CET or JEE Main can participate in the counselling for the allotment of seats in BTech courses in Maharashtra.

 

Q:   How to register for MHT CET counselling 2024?

A:

To participate in the MHT CET 2024 counselling, candidates need to register online on the official website mahacet.org. At the time of registration, candidates need to fill all the required details in the form and upload the necessary documents. After registration, Maharashtra CET Cell will release a merit list based on MHT CET score and class 12 marks. All the candidate with their name in the merit list will be required to fill choices of colleges for seat allotment. The allotment of seats will be done on the basis of rank in the MHT CET merit list.

 

Q:   What documents are required to participate in MHT CET counseling?

A:

To participate in the MHT CET counselling, candidates will need to upload the following documents at the time of registration.

  • Class 10 Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • Class 12 Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • Copy of MHT CET Result/Scorecard
  • Character Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra (if applicable)
  • MHT CET Admit Card

The original copy of all the above listed documents will have to be uploaded while filling the counselling registration form and also have to be submitted to the institute for verification at the time of admission to the allotted institute.

 

Q:   I have not appeared in MHT CET 2024 exam. Can I participate in MHT CET counselling 2024?

A:

Candidates who have not appeared in MHT CET exam can participate in the counselling based on their JEE Main score, if appeared. Candidates who did not appeared either in JEE Main or MHT CET can participate in the counselling based on their class 12 percentage.

Admission in BTech courses in Maharashtra is given on the basis of three exams

  • MHT CET
  • JEE Main
  • Class 12 Marks

A certain number of seats are reserved under Home-State quota and All India quota. All India quota seats are filled on the basis of JEE Main scores while Home-State quota seats are filled on through MHT CET scores. At the end of counselling/seat allotment on the basis of MHT CET and JEE Main, seats that remain vacant are filled on the basis of class 12 marks.

At the time of registration for MHT CET counselling, candidates need to provide the detail of applying for admission on the basis of JEE Main/MHT CET or class 12.

 

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MHT CET 2024 FAQs

Check Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to MHT CET.

Q:   What is MHT CET Eligibility Criteria?

A:

The eligibility criteria to appear in MHT CET is

Candidate must have passed or appearing in class 12

There is no age limit to appear in MHT CET

Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/any other vocational subject for PCM group (BE/BTech). For PCB group (BPharm), candidates need to have Biology, Physics and Chemistry in class 12.

 

Q:   What is the syllabus of MHT CET?

A:

MHT CET is conducted for multiple courses and the syllabus is different for each course. The syllabus of MHT CET PCM Group (BE/BTech) includes class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics topics. For MHT CET PCB Group (BPharma), the syllabus consists of Biology, Physics and Chemistry. Candidates can check and download the detailed topics-wise MHT CET syllabus on the Shiksha page as well as on the official website cetcell.mahacet.org. The syllabus of MHT CET consists of all topics of class 12 while only a few topics of class 11 are covered in the CET syllabus.

 

Q:   How can I score more than 150 marks in MHT-CET exam?

A:

To score good marks in MHT CET, solve previous year question paper and mock tests regularly. Complete the MHT CET syllabus and solve CET question papers every now and then, try finding questions that require a multi step approach to solve. In case of any difficulty, ask your doubts, it is necessary to have your doubts cleared. Once you master a topic, solve as many tough questions as you can. All the best for your exams and admission!

 

Q:   Is MHT CET syllabus similar to class 11 and 12?

A:

The syllabus of MHT CET is similar to class 11 and 12 however not all the topics of class 11 are covered in MHT CET. As per the official syllabus released by the Maharashtra CET Cell, only some topics of class 11 are covered in MHT CET and all the topics of class 12 are covered. Students can download the official MHT CET syllabus from Shiksha page or from the CET website.

 

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Dhaduk Darshil

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Answered 2 days ago

Candidates looking forward to pursuing a BTech course must fulfill the requirements laid down by the colleges. Aspirants who meet the eligibility conditions can apply for the course. Check the common eligibility criteria for admission to BTech college in Maharashtra that accept MHT CET:

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 days ago

Hi, to determine the No. 1 BTech college in Maharashtra that accept MHT CET score, you need to check the NIRF ranking over the past three years. Some of them are mentioned below along with their NIRF rankings:

College Name

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

NIRF 2023

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

15

18

24

COEP, Pune

52

72

73

Hope this information proves beneficial for you!

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

The following colleges required MHTCET above 90 percentile.

  1. COEP Pune
  2. VJTI Mumbai 
  3. ICT Mumbai
  4. GHRCE Nagpur 
  5. SPIT Mumbai 

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

Answered 2 months ago

The table below lists the Aerospace Engineering colleges in Pune that have received MHT CET scores, as well as their total tuition costs:

College Name

 

Total Tuition Fee

MIT School of Engineering & Science Admission

INR 9 lakh

Indian Institute for Aeronautical Engineering and Information Technology Admission

INR 6 Lacs – INR 15 lakh

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Tasbiya Khan

Contributor-Level 10

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