Directorate of Technical Education(DTE), Maharashtra has announced the date of MHT CET 2019. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) will commence from 2nd of May and will conclude on 13th of May 2019. The registration process is expected to begin in the third week of January 2019 till the first week of April in an online mode.
It is a state level entrance exam directed for admission into Engineering and Allied Health Sciences courses in Maharashtra. The state government of Maharashtra has announced to conduct MHT CET 2019 in online mode (Computer-Based Test) for the first time in 2019. The test will be conducted every day from 2nd of My till 13th of May in two-session.
The applicants are given an opportunity to chose a day and slot according to their preferences. The examination will be conducted in all the districts of Maharashtra. Last year the exam was conducted on 10th May 2018.
Until last year, the authorities used to administer the exam in an offline mode. This year, there will be no negative marking for incorrect answers and the difficulty level of the exam will be according to JEE Mains. MHT CET will consist of two question papers and each paper will carry 100 marks. The type of questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Candidates will be provided 90 marks to attempt each paper. In order to get admission in various engineering, pharmacy, and agriculture courses the applicants need to qualify this exam. The time duration for the exam is kept 1 hour 30 minutes. The medium of question paper in English. For every correct answer, you will be allotted +2 marks and no marks will be deducted for the wrong answer. Syllabus of Maharashtra Common Entrance test consists of class 10th and 12th course.
Important Dates - MHT CET 2019
Initiation of Application form
3rd week of January 2019
Last date to fill Application form
1st week of April 2019
Admit card released
From last week of April till 2nd week of May 2019
Exam Date of MAH CET 2019
2nd of May till 13th of May 2019
OMR sheet released
4th week of May
On or before 1st week of June 2019
Paper I (mathematics)
10 AM to
Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Paper III (biology)
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Answer key release
2nd week of June 2019
Eligibility criteria for MHT CET 2019:-
- Nationality: the applicants must of Indian nationality.
- Age limit: there is no age limit for this exam.
- Educational qualification: Applicants must have cleared 10+2 from a recognised board with physics, Chemistry, and Maths as main subjects.
- Marks required: For general category candidates must have scored minimum 50% marks in 10+2 and for other categories like ST/SC/OBC the percentage required is minimum 45%.
Distribution of questions in each paper is given in the table below
Duration of Exam
As the MHT CET 2019 date has been released the applicants have ample time for the preparation. The admit card will be released on the last week of April 2019.
Note:- The applicants are advised to take their admit cards in the examination centre, as without the hall ticket they will not be allowed to sit in the examination.