MHT CET Notification 2020: The Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test or MHT CET 2020 revised exam dates have been announced. MHT CET 2020 is to be held from October 1 to 9 for PCB group and for PCM it is scheduled to be conducted from October 12 to 20. As per the Commissioner of CET Cell, Sandeep Kadam, the examination will be conducted online. There is no chance of considering the JEE Mains scores for engineering admissions.
MHT CET is an annual entrance exam conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra for admission to engineering courses in various colleges in the state of Maharashtra, India. In this article, we have provided you with all the detailed information regarding MHT CET 2020 notification, like important dates, eligibility, application, exam pattern, admit card and more.
MHT CET 2020 Latest Updates
|9th September 2020: The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has announced the revised exam dates for MHT CET 2020. For PCB group the exam is scheduled to be conducted on October 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, 2020.Whereas for PCM the exam is to be held on 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 19th and 20th of October 2020.|
|24 August 2020: The students and parents had held their demand for cancellation of the entrance exams owing to the deaths caused by the pandemic. However, the Supreme Court refuses to cancel Maharashtra CET. The apex court said that the orders to conduct NEET and JEE Main had already been issued and will not postpone exams in one state.|
|13 August 2020: Commissioner of CET Cell, Sandeep Kadam said that the MHT CET would be conducted online, but not in a proctored manner. JEE Mains scores will not be considered for engineering admissions.|
|22 June 2020: Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant had tweeted that all state entrance examinations for various courses under the Department of Higher Education and Technical Education have been postponed due to the rising cases of COVID-19 across the country and the state.|
There was a constant demand from the students and parents to postpone the exams. This decision has been take for the health safety of the students. Also, he announced that the new exam dates will be announced shortly.
|19 May 2020: According to a recent notice the MHTCET 2020 will be conducted from July 4 to Aug 5, 2020. Click Here to view the MHT CET exam dates.|
|May 16, 2020: Candidates who had registered for MHTCET 2020 but had failed to make payment and submit the Application form can visit the official website mhtcet2020.mahaonline.gov.in to make the final payment before 23rd May, 2020 (11.59 pm). Click Here to view the notice.|
|March 24, 2020: MHTCET 2020, which was scheduled from 13th April 2020 – 23rd April 2020 has been postponed till further orders. This is being clarified in the interest of the candidates who have registered for MHT CET 2020. Click Here to view the notice.|
MHT CET 2020: Highlights
Let us have a look at the highlights of MHT-CET Notification 2020:
|Exam Name||Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test|
|Commonly Known as||MHT CET|
|Exam Type||State Level|
|Exam Category||Undergraduate (UG)|
|Conducting Authority||State Common Entrance Test Cell|
|No of MHT CET Applications / Applicants||Over 4 Lakhs Per Year|
|Mode of MHT CET 2020||Online/CBT|
MHT CET 2020 Exam Dates
The important dates for Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test 2020 are mentioned in the following table. This will help to keep track of the various MHT CET exam events:
|Important Events||Important Dates|
|Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application||January 7th to February 29th, 2020|
|Last Date for Online Registration & Confirmation of Online Application (With INR 500/- Late fee)||23rd May 2020|
|Payment (Online mode only)||23rd May 2020|
|Release of Admit Card||To be Announced|
|MHT CET 2020||PCB – October 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, 2020|
PCM – October 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 19th and 20th, 2020
|Submission of Objections on the Question Paper||To be Announced|
|Declaration of MHTCET Result||To be Announced|
|MHT-CET Counselling||To be Announced|
What’s New In MHT CET 2020?
There are some additions done in MHT-CET this year. Check out the following points:
- 20% weightage in the examination will be given to the 11th standard syllabus while the remaining 80% weightage will be given to the 12th standard syllabus.
- The difficulty level of Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test 2020 will be raised and be almost equal to JEE Main for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and to NEET for Biology.
- The approximate number of questions based on the 11th standard will be 10 and the 12th standard will be 40. The questions will be application-based.
Note: Candidates can check the MH CET application fee details and eligibility criteria for reference purpose, as the application process has already been completed for the year 2020.
MHT CET 2020 Application Fee
MHT CET Notification 2020 Application Fee details are given below:
|MHT CET 2020 Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant Candidates.||Rs. 800|
|MHT CET 2020 Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra.||Rs. 600|
MHT CET Eligibility Criteria
Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test 2020 eligibility criteria are different for candidates belonging to different categories as well as for candidates from home state and from states outside Maharashtra. Eligibility criteria include eligibility conditions related to age, qualifying examination, marks scored in the qualifying exam, number of attempts, etc.
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria For Engineering
- Candidate must be an Indian national.
- The student must have passed the 12th exam from a recognized board/university.
- General category candidates must have scored minimum 50% aggregate marks in Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board/University with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, while reserve category (SC/ST/OBC) candidates need to have scored 45% and above in Class 12.
- The student must secure qualifying marks in JEE Main Paper 1.
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria For Pharmacy
- Candidate must be an Indian national.
- General category candidates must have scored minimum 45% aggregate marks in Class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board/University with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, while reserve category (SC/ST/OBC) candidates need to have scored 40% and above in Class 12.
- No age limit is applicable.
MHCET 2020 Exam Centres
As per the latest Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Notification, State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will conduct MHTCET 2020 at various exam centres in cities and towns of Maharashtra. The number of test centres of MHTCET 2020 may go up or down as per the exam conducting authority’s decision.
Candidates could choose the MH CET exam centre of their choice as to where they want to appear for the state-level test, while filling the application form of MHTCET 2020.
MHTCET exam centres as per the MHT CET Notification are given below.
|2. Mumbai Sub Urban|
MHT CET Exam Pattern 2020
The MHT CET exam pattern is determined by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, which is the exam conducting body for the state level engineering entrance test. MHTCET exam pattern 2020 includes various important aspects of the test like marking scheme, the total number of questions and marks, the nature of the questions, mode of the test, etc.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
Number of the question asked from Class 11 & 12:
|Subject||Total No of Questions |
from Class 11
|Total No of Questions |
from Class 12
MHCET 2020 Syllabus
MHT CET Syllabus consists of topics and concepts partially from Physics, Maths and Chemistry of Class XI and whole syllabus of Physics, Maths, and Chemistry of Class XII. It is advised that the candidates must go through the entire syllabus before they appear for the exam. Experts recommend moving to the mock tests only after you have gone through the entire syllabus. Click the link below to know the latest syllabus.
MHCET Admit Card 2020
The admit card of Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 will be released online on the official website. It must be noted that MHT CET Admit Card 2020 will be available for only those candidates who have successfully submitted their application form for the test and have paid the application fee. In order to download the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 admit card online, candidates have to enter their application number and password (entered at the time of the application filling).
Candidates must note that MHTCET Admit card 2020 is a very important document and no candidate will be allowed to sit for the test on the scheduled day if they do not possess the admit card. Thus, all candidates must bear in mind seriously to carry the admit card on the exam day. They must also ensure after downloading the admit card that all the information reflecting on the admit card is correct to the best of their ability.
MHT CET 2020 Answer Key
The answer key includes correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Candidates appearing for MHT CET 2020 can compare their answers (which they have opted for or marked in the answer sheet) with the official answer key. The exam conducting authority will also release the scanned OMR sheets of the candidates. The candidates will also be given time to raise their complaints/feedback and challenge the MHT CET 2020 answer key if they are not satisfied with it.
MHT CET Result 2020
The exam authorities release the MHT CET result on its official website only. Candidates have to log in to their portals and check their results. A final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in the exam. Based on the merit list, candidates will be able to participate in the MHT CET 2020 counselling process. You can check your result from the link below.
MHCET Counselling 2020
The process of counselling of the Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test 2020 will commence after the results are declared. All candidates who wish to participate in MHT CET 2020 counselling will be required to clear the examination. The counselling procedure will comprise the Registration, Choice Filling, Seat Allotment, Document Verification and final Admission process. MHT CET counselling can be held online this year.
Important FAQs Regarding The MHT CET 2020
Some of the FAQs related to MHCET Notification which every student has on their mind are as under:
Ans: As per the latest notice from the officials, the exams will be held from October 1 to 20, 2020.
Ans: No, as per the MHTCET Notification, the admit card will be available in online mode only. Candidates can download it by logging in using their MHT CET application number and password.
Ans: The exams are postponed due to the rise of COVID-19 cases across the state and country.
Ans: The result date is yet to be announced by the officials. The results can be declared a week after the exams are concluded.
Ans: Go to the merit list link and click on it (link will be available later) then enter your MHCET application ID and date of birth and click on the submit button and you can check the merit rank.
Ans: No, MHT CET 2020 exam will not be cancelled this year. Exams will be held from 1st to 20th October.
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