Maharashtra CET 2021 – State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has issued MHT CET 2021 admit card. The candidates can download the admit cards from the direct link given below. MHT CET 2021 will be held from September 20 to October 01, 2021. In the state of Maharashtra, admission in various Technical, educational, agriculture, fine arts etc courses is based on the candidate’s performance in the Maharashtra CET or also known as MHT CET. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) is the state-level entrance exam for admission to BE, B.Tech, B.F.Sc, B.Sc, Pharm.D, B.Pharm, and B.Plan courses in Maharashtra. Check MHT CET 2021 exam dates, latest news, syllabus, exam pattern, and more details from this page.
– MHT CET 2021 admit card is now available. Click here to download.
– MHT CET 2021 syllabus, exam pattern announced. Check here
– Maharastra CET 2021 Notification has been released. Scroll down to check.
– State CELL Maharashtra has released the notice for Higher Education CET 2021 Current Status. Download Notice.
Maharashtra CET 2021
More than 360 colleges participate in MHT CET. It is one of the most popular state level entrance examinations for which around 3 lakh candidates appear each year. Keep track of important dates of MHT CET 2021 from the table below:
|MHT CET 2021||Date|
|Online application form filling starts||08 Jun 2021|
|Registration closes without late fee|
|Online registration with late fee|
|Download admit card available||12 Sep 2021|
|MHT CET 2021||20 Sep – 01 Oct 2021|
|Official answer key issue||to be announced|
|Submission of objections on Question paper||to be announced|
|Result declaration||to be announced|
MHT CET 2021 Notification
Check the revised exam dates of MHT CET 2021 given below.
- Click here to download the below-given notification.
MHT CET 2021 Admit Card
All registered candidates of MHT CET 2021 are issued admit card to appear for the exam in online mode. The candidates have to visit mahacet.org and using their login id and password access the link to download MHT CET 2021 admit card.
On the day of the exam students have to carry the printed copy of the admit card accompanied by a photo identity card in original and a PWD certificate if applicable. A photo ID proof can be any one of the following:
- PAN Card, or
- Indian Passport, or
- Driving License, or
- Voter’s Card, or
- Bank Passbook with Photograph, or
- Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph, or
- Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with photograph, or
- Recent Identity Card issued by a recognized School / College, or
- Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar Card print with a photograph
Please note that the Ration card and Learning Driving License are not valid ID proof for MHT-CET 2021 and hence are not accepted at the exam center.
MHT CET 2021 Syllabus
Since the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is for admission to undergraduate courses in the fields of Engineering, Technology and allied fields, the syllabus is accordingly as per the level of Class 11 and Class 12. The syllabus for the entrance exam includes (1) Complete syllabus of class 12 PCMB as prescribed by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (Excluding the portions deleted this time due to covid), (2) Some topics from class 11 PCMB syllabus.
The class 11 topics that are in the syllabus are as follows. For class 12, please study complete Maharashtra Board syllabus (except the excluded portion this time due to pandemic).
Check the complete syllabus of MHT CET 2021 here
The syllabus and marking scheme for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is as follows.
- Syllabus: There will questions from the syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE).
- Weightage of questions: Approximately 20% questions in the exam will be from class 11 syllabus. And 80% will be from class 12 syllabus.
- Marking scheme: There will not be any negative marking in the exam.
- Difficulty level: The level of difficulty of the physics, chemistry, mathematics exam will be at par with the JEE Main exam. Whereas the biology exam will be of equal difficulty level of NEET exam. All the questionbs will be mainly application based.
- Papers: There will be 3 papers in the MHT CET 2021 exam. They will be (1) mathematics, (2) physics + chemistry, and (3) biology. Each paper will be of 100 marks.
MHT CET 2021 Exam Pattern
The candidates can check below the exam pattern of MHT CET 2021:
|Paper||Subject||No. of Qs from|
|No. of Qs from|
|Marks per qs||Max Marks||Time|
|Paper I||Mathematics||10||40||2||100||90 mins|
|Paper III||Biology||20||80||1||100||90 mins|
MHT CET 2021 Books for Preparation
You can check below some recommended preparation books for MHT CET 2021:
Books to prepare for PCM group
|MHT CET PCM Books||Link To Buy|
|Objective Physics Vol-2 for Engineering Entrances||Buy here|
|MHT CET Triumph Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM) Books Combo||Buy here|
|MHT CET 20 Question Paper Set Book||Buy here|
|TARGET MHT-CET Online Engineering Test||Buy here|
Books to prepare for PCB group
|MHT CET PCM Books||Link To Buy|
|MHT CET Triumph Biology Book|
for Medical and Pharmacy Entrance Exam
|MHT CET Triumph Physics Chemistry Maths Biology (PCMB) Books||Buy here|
|MHT CET Physics Chemistry Biology Online Model Tests|
(Mock Tests for MHT CET (PCB) preparation)
|MHT CET Biology Online Test Series preparation||Buy here|
MHT CET 2021 Examination Schedule
Candidates can check the shift-wise examination schedule from the table below:
|Group I – PCM and Group II – PCB||Shift 1||Shift 2|
|Entry in the examination hall.||7:30 AM||12:30 PM|
|Last entry permitted in the hall.||8:45 AM||1:45 PM|
|First Login to the read instructions.||8:50 AM||1:50 PM|
|Commencement of the exam||9:00 AM||2:00 PM|
|End of the exam||12:00 PM||5:00 PM|
MHT CET 2021 Answer Key
The answer key of MHT CET is available for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology a few days after the exam is over. The answer key is released as pdf over the official website, in which answers to questions are mentioned. The candidates can use MHT CET answer key to predict score in the exam. Marking scheme is +1 / +2 and no negative marking.
The answer keys are available for challenge and after reviewing the challenges the final answer key is published with changes if any. Based on the final answer key the result is calculated.
MHT CET 2021 Response Sheet
CET cell also uploads the response sheet of the candidates under their respective logins. In response sheet candidates can check the answers marked by them on the day of the exam. Using the response sheet and answer key candidates can check how many answers they have marked right in the exam and get an estimate of their scores.
To check the response sheet under the login, candidates have to use their login id and password.
MHT CET 2021 Result
CET cell declares the scorecard of MHT CET 2021 online under the login if the candidates. In the scorecard, candidates can check their score, percentile score, and personal details. To download MHT CET 2021 scorecard candidates have to use their login ID and password.
The raw score for MHT CET 2021 score is calculated as per the marking scheme and the following formula is used:
MHT CET 2021 Raw Score = (Total correct answers in Maths x 2) + (Total correct answers in Chemistry & Physics x 1)
The raw score of the candidates are converted into percentile score as the exam is held over a period of days.
Percentile score calculation: Basically the marks obtained are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0. The Percentile Score indicates the percentage of candidates that have scored below that particular score in examination. Therefore, the topper (highest scorer) of Examination get the Percentile of 100. The Percentile Scores will be calculated up to 5 decimal places to avoid bunching effect and reduce ties. Formula to calculate percentile score is:
MHT CET 2021 Counselling – CAP
MHT CET 2021 counselling is held via a centralised admission process called the CAP. The process of CAP includes the below given steps:
Step 1: Filling Online Application Form by Candidate for participation in the Centralised Admission Process (CAP).
Step 2: Document Verification at Facilitation Centre
Step 3: Display or Publishing of Provisional merit list, Submission of grievances, if any, and Display or Publishing of Final Merit Lists
Step 4: Display of Category wise Seats (Seat Matrix) available for respective CAP Rounds
Step 5: Filling up and confirmation of online option form having preferences of Courses and Institutions prior to respective CAP Rounds
Step 6: Display of Provisional Allotment of respective CAP Round indicating the allotted institute and Course to the candidate
Step 7: Reporting and accepting the offered seat at Admission Reporting Centre by the Candidate
MHT CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must be compliant with the specified minimum eligibility conditions in order to apply for the MHT CET 2021 for admission to the 2021 academic session. Check out the details below.
- Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.
- Candidates must have passed/appearing in Class 12th exam (with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects) with at least 50% marks.
- Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology with at least 50% marks are eligible to apply.
- Likewise, those who have passed B.Sc. degree with at least 50% marks and passed Class 12th with Mathematics as a compulsory subject are also eligible to apply
Note: There is no specified age limit. Candidates are requested to go through the detailed advertisement for the complete details of eligibility criteria.
Courses Under MHT CET 2021
MHT CET is held for admission of candidates in:
- Technical education courses
- Agriculture courses
Technical education courses are as follows:
- 1st year full time engineering and technology degree courses.
- 1st year full time pharmacy degree course.
- 1st year full time Pharm.D degree course.
- 1st year full time B.Planning course.
Agriculture courses are as follows: 1st year full time degree courses in:
- B.Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture)
- B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture)
- B.Sc. (Honours) (Forestry)
- B.Sc. (Honours) (Community Science)
- B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)
- B.Tech. (Food Technology )
- B. Tech. (Biotechnology)
- B. F. Sc. (Fisheries Science)
MHT CET 2021 Application Form
The application form of MHT CET 2021 is available online, on mhtcet2021.mahacet.org. To apply, candidates need to visit the website and then click on the red tab for “Registration (for new candidates)”. Following it, a small instruction window appear on the screen. Candidates have to read all the instructions and when done, click on the “Ok” button. After the steps above, candidates have to register by entering e-mail id, mobile number, parents details, etc. Once registered, candidates can fill details and upload images in the application form of MHT CET 2021.
Application fee of MHT CET 2021: The amount of MHT CET application fee is as follows:
|General category candidates of Maharashtra State|
Outside Maharashtra State (OMS),
J & K Migrant candidates
|SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC, EWS and|
PWD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only
Mode of application fee payment: Candidates can only pay application fee through:
- Net banking
- Credit card
- Debit card
- Mobile wallets
About State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State
The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State is set up by the government of Maharashtra to conduct common entrance tests for admission in various courses in the state of Maharashtra. This body is responsible for the conduction of entrance exams in online mode across the state. The candidates who wish to take admission in any of the courses in the participating college if MHT CET, have to appear in the exam conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State.
Official Website: mahacet.org
You can check more details on MHT CET 2021, download below!
- MHT CET Brochure for Technical Courses – Click here to download
- MHT CET Brochure for Agriculture Courses – Click here to download
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