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  • Last Modified on 23-09-2022
  • Written by aparna
  • Last Modified on 23-09-2022

MHT CET 2023 Exam

About Exam

State Common Entrance Test Cell (SCETC) of Maharashtra conducts the MHT CET every year. The MHT CET 2023 will be held tentatively in March 2023, and the exam notification will be released soon on the official website. Candidates willing to get admission in pharmacy, engineering and technology courses of private and government colleges in Maharashtra must clear MHT CET.

The MHT CET application process is expected to start in January 2023. The direct link to view the notification and apply for the MHT CET 2023 will be available here. The exam will be held separately for Engineering and Medical streams, and the dates will be announced on the official website. Aspirants can start their MHT CET preparation by referring to the syllabus, pattern and preparation mentioned on this page.

MHT CET 2023 Overview

Test

Before getting into the details of the MHT CET exam 2023, let us have an overview of the exam from the table below:

Overview Specifications
Exam Name 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, 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

MHT CET Brochure 2023

Exam Pattern

The MHT CET 2023 notification will be available tentatively in January 2023 on the official website.

MHT CET Latest Notification

Exam Syllabus

MHT CET 2023 Important Dates

Study Plan to Maximise Score

The conducting body has not yet released the MHT CET exam dates for the year 2023. However, candidates can check the table below to know the tentative dates of MHT CET 2023.

Events Dates
Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application January 2023
Last Date for Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application January 2023
Dates to Register for MHT CET with Late Fee February 2023
Application Correction Window for MHT CET 2023 February 2023
Release of MHT CET Admit Card 2023 February 2023
MHT CET 2023 March 2023
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

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria

Previous Year Analysis

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:

  • Nationality: Candidates applying for the exam should be Indian citizens.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for the MHT CET exam; however, they must satisfy the other conditions mentioned in the eligibility criteria.
  • Qualifying Examination: Candidates should have passed 10 + 2 (Class 12) or an equivalent level of examination from a recognised board or university with the PCM group of subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates should have scored at least 45% in the qualifying exam. However, reserved category candidates must score 40% in the qualifying exam.

MHT CET Application Process

To fill out the online application form, candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • 1st Step: Candidates willing to register for the MHT CET exam should first go to the official website. Click on the “New Registration” button.
  • 2nd Step: Check out the pre-requisite note for MHT CET registration, and click on “I Accept and Proceed”.
  • 3rd Step: Candidates must add personal details and create an ID and password to complete the MHT CET application form.
  • 4th Step: After creating a registered ID, candidates must mention if they are domicile of Maharashtra, belong to a particular reservation category, and suffer from a disability.
  • 5th Step: Next, candidates must enter their qualification details for SSC / HSC. After that, candidates have to select their subjects and preferred exam centres.
  • 6th Step: Then upload the photo, scanned signature and preview the form once to check if all the details are correct. After reviewing all the details, candidates must submit the form and pay the application fee. 
  • 7th Step: Candidates must pay the application fee online via credit/ debit card/ net banking/ mobile wallets.

MHT CET Application Fee

The application fee for MHT CET 2023 is 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 2023 Exam Pattern

Topper List Success Stories

MHT CET exam 2023 will be divided into Paper 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 weightage will be given to the class 12 syllabus.

Check the table below to know the MHT CET exam pattern:

Papers Time Duration Marks
Paper I (Mathematics) 90 100
Paper-II (Physics and Chemistry) 90 100
Paper-III (Biology) 90 100
  • 2 marks will be given for every correct answer in Mathematics.
  • 1 mark will be given for every correct answer in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

To know the subject-wise number of questions, total marks, duration and more details, candidates can check out the MHT CET exam pattern

MHT CET 2023 Syllabus

Exam counselling

Candidates must check the table below to know the subject-wise MHT CET syllabus.

Section Questions
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
Mathematics 50
Biology (Botany/ Zoology) 100

MHT CET 2023 Physics Syllabus From Class 12th

The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET 2023 Physics syllabus from Class 12:

  • Circular Motion
  • Rotational Motion
  • Oscillations
  • Gravitation
  • Elasticity
  • Electrostatics
  • Wave Motion
  • Magnetism
  • Surface Tension
  • Wave Theory of Light

MHT CET 2023 Physics Syllabus From Class 11th

Candidates can refer to the below-tabulated data to know the MHT CET Physics syllabus from Class 11:

  • Force
  • Measurements
  • Friction in Solids and Liquids
  • Scalars and Vectors
  • Ray Optics
  • Refraction of Light
  • Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
  • Magnetism

MHT CET 2023 Mathematics Syllabus From Class 12th

The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET Mathematics syllabus from Class 12:

  • Mathematical Logic Statements
  • Matrices
  • Pair of Straight Lines
  • Circle
  • Line
  • Conics
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Vectors
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • laneLinear Programming Problems

MHT CET 2023 Mathematics Syllabus From Class 11th

Candidates can refer to the below-tabulated data to know the MHT CET Mathematics syllabus from Class 11:

  • Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles
  • Factorization Formulae
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Straight Line
  • Circle and Conics
  • Sets, Relations, and Functions
  • Sequences & Series
  • Probability

MHT CET 2023 Chemistry Syllabus From Class 12th

The following table provides information regarding the MHT CET Chemistry syllabus from Class 12:

  • Solid State
  • Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic
  • Electrochemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation
  • Solutions and Colligative Properties
  • Elements
  • p-Block elements Group 15 elements
  • d and f Block Elements d-Block Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Coordination Compounds

MHT CET 2023 Chemistry Syllabus From Class 11th

Candidates can refer to the below-tabulated data to know the MHT CET Chemistry syllabus from Class 11:

  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Redox Reactions
  • Nature of Chemical Bond
  • Hydrogen
  • s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • Basic Principles and Techniques in Organic Chemistry
  • Alkanes

To know complete details about the syllabus of MHT CET 2023 candidates can click the following link:

MHT CET Syllabus 2023

MHT CET 2023 Mock Tests

Exam talks

Embibe offers the online MHT CET mock tests for free, and it also 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:

Mock Tests Direct Link
MHT-CET 2023 Predicted Paper (PCM) Check Here
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 2022 Predicted Paper (PCB) Check Here
MHT-CET Full Test – 1 (PCB) Full Test Link
MHT-CET Full Test – 2 (PCB) Full Test Link
MHT-CET Full Test – 3 (PCB) Full Test Link
MHT-CET Full Test – 4 (PCB) Full Test Link
MHT-CET Full Test – 5 (PCB) Full Test Link

To learn more about how mock tests are helpful, refer to our MHT CET mock tests page.

MHT CET 2023 Preparation Tips

About Exam

Candidates willing to 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 which candidates can include in their plan to score high marks in the exam.

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned preparation tips to improve their MHT CET preparation levels:

1. Revision of Important Chapters

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 in Physics for MHT CET 2023 preparation:

  1. Semiconductors
  2. Gravitation
  3. Wave Motion
  4. Inductions
  5. Electrons and Photons

Some important chapters in Mathematics for MHT CET 2023 preparation are as follows:

  1. Matrices
  2. Differential Equations
  3. Integral Calculus
  4. Trigonometric Functions
  5. Continuity and Differentiability

Some important chapters in Chemistry for MHT CET 2023 preparation are as follows:

  1. Chemical Thermodynamics And Energetics
  2. p-Block Elements – Group 15 To 18
  3. Coordination Compounds
  4. d And f Block Elements
  5. Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers

Some important chapters in Biology for MHT CET 2023 preparation are as follows:

  1. Biomolecules
  2. Respiration and Energy Transfer
  3. Human Nutrition
  4. Excretion and Osmoregulation

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.

2. Take Mock Tests

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.

3. Go Through Previous Year Questions

Practicing 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.

4. Practice Formulas, Important Equations, or Reactions

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.

MHT CET 2023 Admit Card

About Exam

Candidates will receive the MHT CET admit card a few weeks before the exam on the official website. Check the below steps to download the MHT CET hall ticket 2023:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of MHT CET.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link – View/Print Admit Card PCM/PCB.
  • 3rd Step: The login screen will appear. Enter the application number, hall ticket number and select the subject.
  • 3rd Step: Click on Submit.
  • 5th Step: The MHT CET admit card will appear on the screen. Download and take printouts of the same. Keep it safe for future reference.

MHT CET 2023 List of Exam Centres

Following are the exam centres for the MHT CET 2023 exam:

Centre Code Districts
990 Palghar
508 Gadchiroli
520 Raigarh
526 Solapur
498 Dhule
503 Amravati
501 Akola
515 Aurangabad
523 Beed
528 Ratnagiri
511 Nanded
522 Ahmednagar
497 Nandurbar
517 Thane
504 Wardha

MHT CET 2023 Result

Eligibility Criteria

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 official website. Check the steps to download the MHT CET 2023 result.

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website, i.e.cetcell.mahacet.org.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the home page's login window on the left-hand side and enter the login ID, Password and Captcha.
  • 3rd Step: Click on “Sign in to Account”.
  • 4th Step: After signing in, click on the link available for MHT CET Result 2023.
  • 5th Step: Check the details on the scorecard, save it and take a printout for further reference.

MHT CET Cut-off

Admit Card

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 candidates’ preferences who are on the topper’s list. 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.

Previous Year Cut-off

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

MHT CET Previous Year Toppers List

Exam Answer key

The MHT CET 2022 toppers list will be available soon after the result declaration. Candidates will be able to find the 2022 toppers list in this section, also. For now, check the previous year's toppers list from the table below.

MHT CET 2021 Toppers List for PCM Course

Check the table below to know the toppers of MHT CET 2021:

Name Percentile
Chiknis Tapan Avinash 100
Vedant Vikash Chandewar 100
Vinchhi Dishie Dipesh 100
Harsh Shah 100
Maknojia Arsh Ajubhai 100
Sugadare Sachin Ganesh 100
Pajai Sneha Raosaheb 100
Neeraja Vishwanath Patil 100
Mehta Aditya Narbdeshwar 100
Khandel Wal Janam Ramesh Bhai 100
Krisha Rakhesh Sha 100

MHT CET 2021 Toppers List in PCB Course

Name Percentile
Ayman Fatema Mohd Amjadullah 100
Ainwale Aniruddha Arunrao 100
Rajveer Lakhani 100
Kalyani Kudalkar 100
Prajakta Dattaray Kadam 100
Ashani Joshi 100
Patil Mohit Jitendra 100
Zope Sarvesh Ajay 100
Thorat Adarsh Vishnu 100
Krishnapriya R Namboothiri 100
Prachi Sunil Dhote 100
Benake Shubham Sadashiv 100
Kale Jenika Ramkishan 100
Maurya Nikita Phoolchand 100
Nair Gayathri Sethumadhavan 100
Raut Dnyaneshwari Santoshkumar 100
Tanvi Santosh Gahukar 100

MHT CET Counselling

Cut off

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 2022 results will be declared, and the counselling process will start soon. MHT CET counselling will likely start in October 2022, and the exact dates will be informed in this section.

  • The counselling process will take place via online mode.
  • The Centralised Admission Process (CAP), under the guidance of the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra, will handle the MHT CET counselling.
  • Candidates need to fill out the online application form for the centralised admission process (CAP) to get admission into UG courses of the colleges of Maharashtra.

There is no counselling fee for candidates who clear the MHT CET. The selection process is based on the merit list.

Required Information for Counselling of MHT CET

For the MHT counselling process candidate needs to fill in the following information:

  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Father’s Name
  3. Mother’s Name
  4. Gender
  5. DOB (DD/MM/YYYY)
  6. Religion
  7. Region
  8. Mother Tongue
  9. Annual Family Income

Required Documents for Counselling of MHT CET

Candidates must carry the following documents on the day of counselling for the verification:

  1. 10th and 12th mark sheet original copies.
  2. Graduation degree and all semester mark sheets.
  3. School leaving certificate
  4. Caste certificate
  5. ID proof (Aadhar card/ PAN card/ Driving Licence)
  6. MHT CET scorecard
  7. Domicile certificate

MHT CET Counselling: Procedure

The MHT CET 2023 will start after the result declaration, and the details will be updated in this section after the official release. Meanwhile, the MHT CET 2022 counselling session will start in October. Candidates can check the counselling procedure below:

    • The seat allotment for admission in different UG Colleges through MHT CET 2023 is conducted through the Centralized Admission Process (CAP).
    • Candidates must  submit the online application forms before the last date.
    • In the counselling registration form, candidates must fill their choices in decreasing order of their preference.

MHT CET Counselling 2023 Dates

The MHT CET 2023 counselling will be conducted as per the following schedule:

Event Date
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

 

FAQs on MHT CET 2023

Exam Result

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 tentatively in March 2023.

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 exam 3 times.

Q.4: When will SCETC release the MHT CET application form?
Ans: The officials will tentatively release the MHT CET application form 2023 in January 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 will be notified in the official notification after the release.

Q.6: Does MHT CET 2023 exam have a negative marking?
Ans: There is no negative marking in the MHT CET exam.

Q.7: Can an NRI student apply for MHT CET 2023?
Ans: MHT CET exam is not for NRI students. Indians can only give this exam.

Q.8: Are state board books enough for MHT CET?
Ans: Yes, state board books are enough for the MHT CET exam. Students from CBSE backgrounds can easily crack this exam as in NCERT. All the topics are covered, and students should have understood all the topics properly.

Also, check

MHT Mock Test Papers MHT CET Counselling
MHT CET Exam Pattern MHT CET Preparation

 

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