MHT CET Study Materials 2023: Best Books, Mock Tests & MoreMarch 29, 2023
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The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, prescribes the exam pattern for the MHT CET on its official website. The MHT CET exam 2023 will be conducted from May 09 to 13, 2023, for the PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) group and from May 15 to 20, 2023, for PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) group. So candidates must know the stream-wise exam pattern for MHT CET 2023 with weightage.
The MHT CET examination pattern includes information like the marking scheme, exam mode, number of sections, weightage, duration, type of questions, total marks, and much more. Candidates can prepare better when they are well-acquainted with the exam pattern. Read on to understand the MHT CET exam pattern thoroughly.
March 8, 2023: MHT CET 2023 Registration started on March 8, 2023, for Engineering, Agriculture, and Pharmacy streams.
January 09, 2023: State Common Entrance Test Cell has announced the MHT CET Exam Date 2023.
Before proceeding with the MHT CET exam pattern 2023, let us check the MHT CET exam overview. Refer to the table below to know the overview of MHT CET.
|MH CET Full Form||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET)|
|Exam Conducting Body||State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra|
|Mode of Exam||Computer-Based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Papers||Paper 1 – PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)|
Paper 1 – PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
|Sections||Section 1- Physics and Chemistry|
Section 2- Mathematics
|Language||Mathematics will be in the English Language.|
Physics and Chemistry will be in English/ Urdu/ Marathi.
|Duration||90 Minutes for each paper|
|Type and Number of Questions||150 MCQs (50 Questions for Each Section)|
|Total Marks||200 (100 Questions for Each Section|
|MHT CET Exam Marks Distribution||– Mathematics: +2 Marks for every correct answer|
– Physics, Chemistry and Biology: +1 Mark for every correct answer
– No Negative Marking
|MH CET Official Website||cetcell.mahacet.org|
The MHT CET exam is divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The MHT CET exam dates for PCM and PCB groups are released on the official website. So check the exam pattern in the section below:
Check the MHT CET exam paper pattern in detail below:
|Papers||Duration (In Minutes)||Total Marks|
|Paper I (Physics and Chemistry)||90||100|
|Paper II (Mathematics or Biology)||90||100|
Note: For the first 90 minutes, only Physics and Chemistry papers will be enabled. After 90 minutes, Physics and Chemistry paper will be disabled, and it will be auto-submitted. From 91 to 180 minutes, only Maths or Biology papers will be enabled, which will auto-submit at the end of the duration.
Candidates appearing for the MHT CET 2023 must know the marking scheme.
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions|
from Class XI + XII, along with Marks allotted per question
|Paper 1||Physics||Questions: 10 + 40 |
Total Marks: 50 (1 Mark Per Question)
|(Physics + Chemistry) –|
|Paper 1||Chemistry||Questions: 10 + 40|
Total Marks: 50 (1 Mark Per Question)
|(Physics + Chemistry) –|
|Paper 2||Mathematics||Questions: 10 + 40|
Total Marks: 100 (2 Marks Per Question)
|Paper 2||Biology||Questions: 20 + 80|
Total Marks: 100 (1 Mark Per Question)
Candidates can check below the chapter-wise weightage for MHT CET 2023 for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Check the chapter-wise weightage for MHT CET Physics in the table below:
|MHT CET Physics Chapters||Weightage|
|Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation||12%|
|Atoms, Molecules, and Nuclei||8%|
|Magnetic Effects of Electric Current||6%|
|Interference and Diffraction||4%|
|Electrons and Photons||3%|
|Wave Theory of Light||2%|
Check the chapter-wise weightage of MHT CET Chemistry in the table below:
|MHT CET Chemistry Chapters||Weightage|
|Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics||15%|
|p-Block Elements – Group 15 To 18||9%|
|d and f Block Elements||8%|
|Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers||8%|
|Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen||8%|
|Solutions and Colligative Properties||6%|
|Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes and Arenes||5%|
|Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids||5%|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life||5%|
Check the chapter-wise weightage of MHT CET Mathematics in the table below:
|MHT CET Mathematics Chapter||Weightage|
|Three Dimensional Geometry||8%|
|Applications of Derivatives||5%|
|Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distribution||4%|
|Pair of Straight Lines||5%|
|Linear Programming Problems||2%|
|Applications of Definite Integrals||4%|
Biology Chapter-wise Weightage
Check the chapter-wise weightage of MHT CET Biology in the table below:
|MHT CET Biology Chapters||Weightage|
|Cell Biology & Cell Division||10%|
|Genetics & Biotechnology||24%|
|Biology in Human Welfare||2%|
|Structural Organisation in Animals||2%|
|Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health||18%|
|Origin & Evolution||10%|
|Human Health & Diseases||9%|
Candidates must know the MHT CET important points before appearing for the exam:
The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, has released the syllabus for CET on the official website for candidates to prepare well for the exam. The MHT CET syllabus will help candidates in understanding the topics and sub-topics. By going through the syllabus, candidates can prepare well for the exam and score better. Check the subject-wise topics of MHT CET 2023.
Check the table given below to get acquainted with the MHT CET subject-wise syllabus 2023:
|Trigonometric II||Motion in a Plane||Some basic concepts of Chemistry||Biomolecules|
|Straight Line||Laws of Motion||Structure of atom||Respiration and Energy Transfer|
|Circle||Gravitation||Chemical Bonding||Human Nutrition|
|Measures of Description||Thermal Properties of Matter||Redox reactions||Excretion and Osmoregulation|
|Probability||Sound||Elements of groups 1 and 2||–|
|Complex Numbers||Optics||States of Matter |
(Gaseous and Liquids)
|Permutations and Combinations||Electrostatics||Adsorption and Colloids|
|Limits||–||Basic principles of Organic Chemistry||–|
Candidates who wish to appear for MHT CET are advised to start their preparation early instead of waiting till the last minute. Check below for some of the preparation tips for MHT CET.
Embibe also provides the MHT-CET Full Test Series to help students crack both Engineering and Medical papers with a better score. Candidates can follow the steps below to take the Test series:
|MHT-CET Full Test – 1 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 2 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 3 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 4 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 5 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 6 (PCM)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 1 (PCB)||Full Test Link|
|MHT-CET Full Test – 2 (PCB)||Full Test Link|
Please check the frequently asked questions related to the MHT CET paper pattern below:
Ans: The MHT CET exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks.
Ans: While the exam pattern of the MHT CET exam mentions that it is on par with JEE Main and NEET, it can be said that the difficulty level of the MHT CET exam is easy to moderate.
Ans: The MHT CET exam will have a total of 150 questions. There will be 50 questions per subject.
Ans: Looking at the percentile scores derived from marks in the past years, a score range of 149-165 is considered excellent, and a score above 113 is recommended for admission in some of the top institutes within Maharashtra.
Ans: 80% can be considered an average or above-average score depending on the number of students that have appeared in the MHT CET exam and the cut-off for the year.
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