MHT CET 2018 is a state level entrance test conducted by a specially designed cell ( State Common Entrance Test Cell). Overseen by Government of Maharashtra for admission process into 1st year full time degree courses in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and 5 year full time degree Pharm. D course. Candidates have to undergo this entrance test only after they satisfy the eligibility conditions. Students who want to prepare for MHT CET 2018 can see the tips.

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How to prepare for Maharashtra CET 2018? – Know Exam pattern

The exam will consist of three papers namely Paper I, Paper II and Paper III.

The exam is conducted in offline (pen and paper-based) mode consisting of 300 multiple type questions. The question paper will have the topics covering Mathematics, Physics, Biology and chemistry. The candidates get a total of 1 hour 30 minutes to in which they can avail a maximum of 300 marks. There is no Negative marking in the paper. However, for unattempted questions, you get 0 marks.

Paper Subject No. of MCQs Marks 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

How to prepare for Maharashtra CET 2018? – Know Syllabus

The exam is mainly based on the 12th class syllabus of Maharashtra State Board. Therefore, go through all the important topics covered in HSC and summarise them during your last segment of preparations. You are strongly advised to consult only NCERT textbooks. There are a few topics in MHT CET syllabus that are not covered in NCERT books for example In Physics, certain topics like Interference and Waves, Semiconductors are not covered extensively in NCERT and thus they need to be prepared from other reference books.

How to prepare for Maharashtra CET 2018? – Know how to mark answers

There will be 4 options out of which only 1 option will be correct. Mark your answers using only black ball ink to shade the answer dark. Ensure that the answer is darkened correctly. As marks will be deducted for not marking the answers clearly. A lightly darkened response circle is treated as an incorrect method of marking. The answer may not be read by the Optical Scanner. Mark only 1 circle. Fully satisfy yourself and then marks the answer because change in answer is not allowed.

How to prepare for Maharashtra CET 2018? – Solve questions from Practice papers

One of the best methods to boost your confidence is to attempt as many sample papers as you can from the previous years or mock tests. It helps us to achieve an idea of the exam pattern plus important questions, and figure out how much time one needs to spend on one topic. Suppose, if there is one topic you have read but is not asked in the question paper, then you can grab the basics of it rather than spending weeks trying to understand it.

How to prepare for Maharashtra CET 2018? – Revision

It is best to formulate a viable revision plan and stick to it till the end. You must remain very careful in implementing the timetable plus the time table must be effective. Spending days on one topic is a waste of time. Divide your study hours equally and revise the formulae, diagrams, mock papers and equations. Remember preparation is only successful if it gives you result. Result is possible only when you have a solid and concrete plan. Utilise your resources well. Get NCERT first. Do not keep a topic lagging believing that you will buy new books for new concepts and then you will start preparation. Do not pick up new topics in the last few days. It might leave you clueless. Instead revise more and more

Keep calm during MHT CET 2018 Preparation, and on exam day

Candidates tend to panic as the exam day approaches near and unwittingly lose out on sleep. Keep the books away and try to relax on the last day. Sleep well but wake up early, reach the exam centre on time and give it your best shot.