Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
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MHT CET Exam 2024: Answer Key, Result, Seat Intake, Seat Allotment, Eligibility

The MHT CET exam 2024 is scheduled to be conducted from April 22 to May 17, 2024. MHT CET registration 2024 started on January 16, 2024. The registration ends on March 15, 2024.
MHT CET Exam 2024

MHT CET Exam 2024

MHT CET Exam 2024: The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released the MHT CET answer key 2024 for PCM and PCB students on its official website. Students can raise challenges against the answer key till May 26, 2024. For PCB students, the last date to raise objection is May 24, 2024.

MHT CET Answer Key 2024 (Download)

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra conducted the MHT CET 2024 exam from April 22 to May 17, 2024. Now, students can expect the MHT CET result 2024 to be announced soon. Once the result is announced, students can download their scorecard.

What is MHT CET Exam 2024?

MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Government of Maharashtra's State Common Entrance Test Cell. The exam is conducted for admission to various undergraduate courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Agriculture in colleges in the state of Maharashtra. The exam is usually held in the month of May every year, and the application process for the same starts in January. The exam is conducted in an online mode and consists of multiple-choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology. The MHT CET score is used by various colleges and institutions in Maharashtra to offer admission to students. MHT CET application form 2024 is out on the official website. Eligible candidates can apply for MHT CET 2024 is March 01, 2024.

MHT CET Mock Test Link 2024

The Maharashtra State Entrance Test Cell has activated the MHT CET mock test link on the official website. Students can attempt the mock test who have registered for the exam.

MHT CET Exam Dates 2024

This year, MHT CET 2024 exam will be held from April 22 to May 17, 2024. Candidates can check the exams dates for both PCB and PCM papers in the table below:

Events

Tentative Dates

Release of Notification

January 16, 2024

MHT CET 2024 Application Form Starts

January 16, 2024

MHT CET 2024 Application Form Ends

March 15, 2024 (Extended)

Release of MHT CET Admit Card 2024

April 2024

MHT CET 2024 Exam Date (PCB)

April 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, and 30, 2024

MHT CET 2024 Exam Date (PCM)

May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, and 17, 2024

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Aspiring students must meet the eligibility criteria to fill out the application form. Aspirants failing to meet the eligibility requirements will be disqualified from the selection process by the conducting authority. Interested students can check the eligibility criteria below:

Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/ IT/Agriculture/Engineering Graphics/Business Studies/ Technical Vocational subject in order to take admission to B.E/B.Tech course. For admission to pharmacy courses, the candidate must have Physics & Chemistry along with Biology or Mathematics.

Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for the exam.

Nationality: Students must be an Indian citizen.

MHT CET Application Form 2024

Applicants can fill out the application form once they have ensured they meet the eligibility criteria. The application forms are available on the official website of the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. While filling out the application form candidates have to upload certain documents. These documents are as follows:

  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Scanned images of candidate’s photograph & signature
  • Aadhar Card or any other Valid ID proof

MHT CET Application Form 2024 Dates

Events

Dates

Release of Notification

January 16, 2024

MHT CET 2024 Registration Starts

January 16, 2024

MHT CET 2024 Registration Ends

March 15, 2024 (Extended)

MHT CET Admit Card 2024

Once the application process is successfully completed, the conducting body will release the admit card. The admit card is released a few days before the scheduled exam date. Candidates must note that the admit card is an important document that they must carry with them to the examination centre. Students failing to bring their admit cards will not be allowed to take the examination. Also, students must check important details mentioned on the admit card. These details are as follows:

  • Candidate's Name
  • Candidate's Roll Number
  • Candidate's Registration Number
  • Candidate's Photograph and Signature
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Exam Venue and Address
  • Exam Instructions
  • Category of the Candidate (if applicable)
  • Gender of the Candidate
  • Date of Birth of the Candidate

Below is a snippet of the official website where candidates can download their admit card:

MHT CET Admit Card 2023

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MHT CET Exam Pattern 2024

For students who want to enrol in engineering and pharmacy programmes, the MHT CET examination is conducted. So, for the MHT CET examination, students must select either PCM or PCB as their subject. The exam format varies for the two groups. Those who are interested might see the PCM & PCB exam pattern below.

MHT CET Exam Pattern for PCM

Particulars

Details

Subjects 

Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Medium of Examination

Physics & Chemistry: English/Urdu/Marathi

Mathematics: English

Number of Questions

50 questions each for Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Marking Scheme

2 marks for each question in Mathematics

1 mark for each question in Physics and Chemistry

Negative Marking

Negative Marking not applicable

Duration of Exam

Physics & Chemistry: 90 Minutes

Mathematics: 90 Minutes

MHT CET Exam Pattern for PCB

Particulars

Details

Subjects 

Physics, Chemistry & Biology

Medium of Examination

English/Urdu/Marathi

Number of Questions

50 questions each for Physics & Chemistry, 100 questions for Biology

Marking Scheme

1 mark for each question in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

Negative Marking

Negative Marking not applicable

Duration of Exam

Physics & Chemistry: 90 Minutes

Biology: 90 Minutes

MHT CET Syllabus 2024

Candidates who are preparing for the exam must know the detailed syllabus. It is important that students must have knowledge of each and every topic & subtopic mentioned in the official syllabus PDF for comprehensive preparation. Interested students can check the table below to know more about the MHT CET syllabus.

Subjects

Topics

Physics 

Motion in a plane, Laws of motion, Gravitation, Thermal properties of matter, Sound, Optics, Electrostatics, Semiconductor

Chemistry 

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 

Maths

Trigonometry II, Straight lines, Circles, Measures of dispersion, Probability, Complex numbers, Permutations and combinations, Functions, limits, and continuity.

Biology 

Biomolecules, Respiration and energy transfer, Human Nutrition, Excretion and osmoregulation

Read More: MHT Syllabus 2024

MHT CET Answer Key 2024

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra releases the answer key on its official website after the exam is successfully concluded. Candidates who appeared for the examination will be able to download the answer key and response sheet using their roll number and date of birth. It must be noted that the answer key released by the conducting body before the result will be provisional in nature. In other words, students can raise objections against the answer key if they are not satisfied with the answer provided in the answer key.

The MHT CET final answer key, however, is released along with the result. The final answer key is not objectionable, though.

Read More: MHT CET Answer Key 2024

MHT CET Result 2024

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra releases a few days after the exam has been conducted. The result includes an overall percentile score as well as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subject-specific marks. After the results are announced, the authority also publishes the MHT CET merit list. The merit list will contain the names of the candidates who have been shortlisted for the MHT CET 2024 Counselling.

MHT CET Result: Tie-Breaking Policy

In case of a tie in the MHT CET exam, the following tie-breaking policy is applied:

  • Applicants who scored better in the mathematics section of the MHT CET will be given priority.
  • Candidates with better MHT CET Physics scores will be given preferential precedence if the tie continues.
  • Candidates who scored better in Chemistry on the MHT CET will be given preferential precedence if the tie remains.
  • In the event of a tie, preference would be given to the applicant who received the highest percentage of marks in the Class 12 examination.
  • If there is still a tie, consideration will be given to the candidate who is older in age.

Read More: MHT CET Result 2024

MHT CET Counselling 2024

The MHT CET Counselling is conducted for those candidates who qualify the exam. The counselling process includes registration, document verification, choice filling & choice locking, seat allotment and payment of admission fees. The counselling process is conducted in three rounds and after the completion of each round, the State Common Entrance Test Cell releases the MHT CET cutoff 2024. 

The MHT CET counselling fee is Rs. 600 for applicants in the reserved category (SC, ST, VJ/DT-NT (A), NT-1 (B), NT-2(C), and NT-3(D), as well as OBC and SBC) and Rs. 800 for applicants in the general category. There are several online payment methods available for counselling fees, including credit cards, debit cards, net banking, and others. The fact that the counselling fees are non-refundable must be noted.

Read More: MHT CET Counselling 2024

MHT CET Cutoff 2024

The MHT CET Cutoff is released by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra on its official website. The cutoff is released in the form of opening and closing ranks for each participating institute. Candidates falling in the cutoff range are required to report to the allotted college or institute with their original documents. Selected students are also required to pay an admission fee to confirm their admission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is MHT CET Exam 2024?

MHT CET Exam 2024 is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. It is conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in various fields like engineering, pharmacy, and agriculture offered by colleges in Maharashtra.

When will MHT CET Exam 2024 be conducted?

MHT CET 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted from April 22 to May 17, 2024 as per the exam date calendar released by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra.

What are the eligibility criteria for MHT CET Exam 2024?

The eligibility criteria for MHT CET Exam 2024 vary depending on the course for which you are applying. In general, candidates must have passed Class 12th or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subjects. They should also be a citizen of India and a resident of Maharashtra.

How can I apply for MHT CET Exam 2024?

Candidates can apply for the MHT CET Exam 2024 online by visiting the official website of the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. The application form is expected to be available in the month of March 2024.

What is the exam pattern of MHT CET Exam 2024?

The exam pattern of MHT CET Exam 2024 varies depending on the course for which you are applying. In general, the exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with no negative marking. The exam is divided into two papers - Paper 1 for Mathematics and Paper 2 for Physics and Chemistry.

What is the syllabus for MHT CET Exam 2024?

The syllabus for MHT CET Exam 2024 varies depending on the course for which you are applying. In general, the syllabus covers topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology. Candidates are advised to refer to the official website for the detailed syllabus.

When will the MHT CET Exam 2024 results be declared?

The MHT CET Exam 2024 results are expected to be declared in the month of June 2024.

What is the counselling process for MHT CET Exam 2024?

The counselling process for MHT CET Exam 2024 will be conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. It will be conducted in multiple rounds and candidates will be allotted seats based on their rank and preference.

What is MHT CET registration date 2024?

MHT CET 2024 registration date is the first week of March 2024. The official dates of the MHT CET application form 2024 will be announced by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra on cetcell.mahacet.org.

How to check if MHT CET application forms 2024 are released?

Candidates must keep visiting the official website of the MHT CET exam to check if application forms are released or not. As soon as MHT CET application forms are released, the same will be updated on this page.

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