MHT CET Important Dates 2023 (Released): Check Exam DatesMay 11, 2023
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The State Common Entrance Test Cell (SCETC), Maharashtra, conducts the MHT CET yearly. According to the latest notice, the MHT CET 2023 exam for PCM will be held from May 9 to 13, 2023, and for the PCB group, the exam will be from May 15 to 20, 2023. Candidates willing to get admission in Pharmacy, Engineering, and Technology courses at private and government colleges of Maharashtra must clear the MHT CET 2023 with good scores.
The MHT CET application process started on March 8, 2023 and will continue till April 7, 2023. However, candidates can also submit the application form from April 8 to 15, 2023, but with late fees. Scroll down to get the direct link to apply for the MHT CET 2023. Aspirants must start their MHT CET preparation by referring to the syllabus, pattern, and marking scheme mentioned on this page.
Before getting into the details of the MHT CET exam 2023, candidates can check the following table to get an overview of the exam:
|Exam Name||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET)|
|Exam Conducting Body||State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (MAHA CET cell)|
|Mode of Exam||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Number of Papers||Paper 1, 2 & 3 – PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) OR– PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)|
|Sections||Section 1 – Mathematics
Section 2 – Physics and Chemistry
Section 3 – Biology
|Language||English/ Urdu/ Marathi, however, Mathematics will be in the English language only.|
|Duration||90 Minutes for Each Paper|
|Number of Questions||250 MCQs|
|Total Marks||300 (100 Marks for Each Section)|
|Marking Scheme||Mathematics: +2 marks for every correct answer.
Physics & Chemistry: +1 mark for every correct answer.
No Negative Marking
|Number of Seats||1,27,537|
|Official Website Link||http://cetcell.mahacet.org|
The MHT CET 2023 brochure is available on the MHT CET official website.
The conducting body has released the MHT CET exam dates for 2023. Candidates can check the table below to know the important MHT CET 2023 events and dates.
|Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application||March 8, 2023|
|Last Date for Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application||April 7, 2023|
|Dates to Register for MHT CET with Late Fee||April 15, 2023|
|Application Correction Window for MHT CET 2023||April 2023|
|Release of MHT CET Admit Card 2023||April 2023|
|MHT CET 2023 (Announced)||May 9 to 13, 2023 (PCM)
May 15 to 20, 2023 (PCB)
|Submission of Objections on the Question Paper||To Be Announced|
|Declaration of MHT CET Result||To Be Announced|
|MHT CET Counselling 2023||To Be Announced|
Candidates preparing for the MHT CET 2023 exam must fulfil the eligibility criteria defined by the authorities. Some of the important points of MHT CET eligibility criteria are as below:
To fill out the MHT CET 2023 application form online, candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps:
The application fee for MHT CET 2023 is expected to be Rs. 800 for general category candidates and Rs. 600 for reserved category candidates. Click on the MHT CET application form to get complete details on the application process.
MHT CET exam 2023 will be divided into Papers 1, 2, and 3. Paper 1 comprises Mathematics. Paper 2 comprises Physics and Chemistry and is common for both streams, i.e., PCM and PCB, while Paper 3 includes Biology.
Each paper, i.e. Paper 1, 2 and 3, must be completed within 90 minutes. In 2023, 20% of the weightage in the total marks will be given to the Class 11 syllabus, and 80% of the weightage will be given to the Class 12 syllabus.
Check the table below to know the MHT CET exam pattern:
|Paper I (Mathematics)||90||100|
|Paper II (Physics and Chemistry)||90||100|
|Paper III (Biology)||90||100|
To know the subject-wise number of questions, total marks, duration and more details, candidates can check out the MHT CET exam pattern.
Candidates must check the table below to know the subject-wise MHT CET syllabus.
|Biology (Botany/ Zoology)||100|
The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET 2023 Physics syllabus from Class 12:
Candidates can refer to the list below to know the MHT CET Physics syllabus from Class 11:
The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET Mathematics syllabus from Class 12:
Candidates can refer to the below-tabulated data to know the MHT CET Mathematics syllabus from Class 11:
The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET Chemistry syllabus from Class 12:
Candidates can refer to the below-tabulated data to know the MHT CET Chemistry syllabus from Class 11:
To know complete details about the syllabus of MHT CET 2023, candidates can click the following link:- MHT CET Syllabus 2023
Embibe offers free online MHT CET mock tests and provides advanced feedback analysis after every test. Candidates can check the direct links below to access the MHT CET mock series and score well in the upcoming exam:
|MHT CET 2023 Mock Tests (Subject-wise Tests)|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 1||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 1|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 2||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 2|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 3||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 3|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 4||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 4|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 5||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 5|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 6||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 6|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 7||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 7|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 8||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 8|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 9||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 9|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 10||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 10|
|MHT CET Physics and Chemistry Full Test- 11||MHT CET Mathematics Full Test- 11|
To learn more about how mock tests are helpful, refer to our MHT CET mock tests page.
Candidates who appear for MHT CET 2023 must prepare a study strategy to score well in the exam. Everyone will have a different strategy to clear the exam with flying colours. However, we have given a few tips that candidates can include to score high marks in the exam.
Candidates can follow the below-mentioned preparation tips to improve their MHT CET preparation levels:
Before a few days of MHT CET 2023 exam preparation, one should revise the chapters from which more questions or questions with more marks will be asked. Then, one should go for the fewer weightage chapters.
Here are the important chapters for MHT CET 2023 preparation in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics:
In addition to the important chapters, students also know the weak and strong chapters that they might have to face in their MHT CET exam 2023. Therefore, they should practice their weak chapters for a few days before the examination.
To assess the level of preparation for the MHT CET 2023 exam, aspirants should go for MHT CET mock tests and analyse their loopholes and accordingly should prepare again. Also, it helps the candidate to enhance their speed according to the given timeline.
Practising the previous year question papers play an important role during the preparation. It gives us an idea of what questions will be asked, and accordingly, one can prepare for the exam.
Candidates must regularly practice formulas, equations, and reactions to understand the concepts better.
Check the MHT CET best books and preparation tips of MHT CET here for more references.
Candidates will receive the MHT CET admit card a few days before the exam on the official website. Check the below steps to download the MHT CET hall ticket 2023:
Candidates can check the following table to know the exam centres for the MHT CET 2023:
The MHT CET result 2023 will be declared after the completion of the exam. The dates to download the result will be announced on the MHT CET official website. Check the steps to download the MHT CET 2023 result.
The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, releases the MHT CET cut-off for Round 1 after the exam. Candidates can also know the expected cut-off from previous years’ MHT CET cut-off trends. Test takers must know that the MHT CET cut-off 2023 will differ according to various colleges, courses and categories.
However, it also depends on the topper’s preferences. Therefore, candidates must score as high as possible to increase their admission to the top institutes of the MHT CET participating colleges.
The MHT CET 2023 cut-off will be declared after the result declaration on the official website.
By going through the previous year’s cut-off, candidates can understand the expected cut-off and the opening and closing rank under which admissions were offered in the previous years.
Candidates can refer to the below table to know the MHT CET cut-off 2021:
|Details||Round 1||Round 2|
|MHT CET Cut-off (State)||CAP Round 1||CAP Round II|
|All India Rank||All India Seats of CAP Round 1||All India Seats of CAP Round II|
The MHT CET 2023 toppers list will be available soon after the result declaration. Candidates will be able to find the previous year toppers list in this section, also. For now, check the previous year’s toppers list from the table below.
Check the table below to know the toppers of MHT CET 2022:
|Name of the Candidate||Score|
|Gohil Hardik Pratap||100|
|Jay Haresh Mehta||100|
|Shah Tarang Rishikesh||100|
|Deshmukh Sharayu Shivajirao||100|
|Ekansh Ravi Shankar||100|
|Kulkarni Amogh Gurunath||100|
|Wadkar Srujan Nitin||100|
|Sacchit Moreshwar Kale||100|
|Kamakshi Venkataganesh Ramamurthy||100|
|Kher Manan Sonali||100|
|Velaskar Tanzeel Mansoorali||100|
Candidates can check the MHT CET 2022 topper’s list for the Pharmacy stream in the table below:
|Name of the Candidate||Score|
|Kulkarni Anushka Ashish||100|
|Siddharth Shyam Nair||100|
|Jadhav Varad Vaibhav||100|
|Shikhare Vaishnavi Anandrao||100|
|Neeraj Kailash Kakrania||100|
|Aarya Vinay Sahani||100|
|Tembhurnikar Aditi Anand||100|
|Ekhande Vishal Chandrakant||100|
|Shubham Dhananjay Gatkal||100|
|Patil Asmita Satish||100|
|Moralwar Sainath Santosh||100|
|Nishad Sanjay Shirke||100|
|Phadatare Vasudha Gangadhar||100|
The SCETC will conduct counselling for college admission for candidates who clear the MHT CET 2023. This process will include registration, choice filling, seat allotment, document verification, and final admission.
However, the MHT CET 2023 results will be declared, and the counselling process will start after that.
There is no counselling fee for candidates who clear the MHT CET. The selection process is based on the merit list.
For the MHT counselling process candidate needs to fill in the following information:
Candidates must carry the following documents on the day of counselling for the verification:
The MHT CET 2023 will start after the result declaration, and we will give MH CET 2023 new update in this section after the official release. Meanwhile, the MHT CET 2023 counselling session will tentatively start in July 2023. Candidates can check the counselling procedure below:
The MHT CET 2023 counselling will be conducted as per the following schedule:
|MHT CET Result Date 2023||To Be Announced|
|Commencement of Registration for MHT CET Counselling||To Be Announced|
|Release of Provisional Merit List||To Be Announced|
|Final Merit List Release Date||To Be Announced|
|MHT CET Round-1 Counselling Through CAP||To Be Announced|
|Round 2- MHT CET 2023 Counselling||To Be Announced|
|MHT CET Round 3 of CAP Counselling||To Be Announced|
Some commonly asked questions on the MHT CET 2023 exam are below. Check the questions and find answers to all your doubts:
Q.1: When will SCETC conduct MHT CET 2023?
Ans: The MHT CET 2023 will be conducted from May 9 to 20, 2023, for the PCM group and from May 15 to 20, 2023, for the PCB group. Check this article for more details.
Q.2: Can an outsider appear for MHT CET 2023?
Ans: Yes, candidates who are not residents of Maharashtra State are eligible for All India seats of private colleges and not the government colleges of the state.
Q.3: How many times can I attempt MHT CET?
Ans: Candidates can attempt the MHT CET only 3 times.
Q.4: When will SCETC release the MHT CET application form?
Ans: The officials released the MHTCET application form 2023 on March 8, 2023.
Q.5: When is the last date to fill out the MHT CET 2023 application form?
Ans: The last date to fill out the MHT CET 2023 application form is April 7, 2023.
Also, Check the following:
|MHT CET Previous Year Papers||MHT CET Counselling|
|MHT CET Exam Pattern||MHT CET Study Plan|
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