MHT CET Exam 2018

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will conduct MHT CET 2018 on May 10 for admission to UG engineering courses in nearly 360 participating institutes. Registration for MHT CET 2018 has started online from January 18. Last date to fill the application form of MHT CET 2018 is March 25, 2018. As per MHT CET eligibility criteria, Indian national candidates having cleared or appeared 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50% (45% for reserved category candidates) are eligible to appear for the exam. MHT CET 2018 is a pen and paper based test which comprises two compulsory papers- Paper I (Mathematics) and paper II (Physics and Chemistry). Questions in the entrance test will be based on class XI and XII syllabus prescribed by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education and Higher Secondary Education. Apart from MHT CET 2018, admission will also be granted to All India candidature students based on JEE Main 2018 scores. In 2017, a total number of 3,89,520 registered for MHT CET out of which 3,76,282 candidates appeared for the exam. For more information on MHT CET 2018 such as important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, syllabus and more, go through the information given below.

MHT CET 2018 – Overview

Exam name Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level State
Conducting Body Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Commonly known as MHT CET
Programmes covered B.Tech/ B.E.
Exam Duration Paper 1- 1 hour 30 minutes
Paper 2- 1 hour 30 minutes

MHT CET Important Dates 2018

DTE Maharashtra has announced the important dates of MHT CET 2018. Candidates must keep track of MHT CET important dates to ensure that they do not miss any event. Aspirants can check all dates of MHT CET 2018 below:

S.No. Events Important Dates
1 MHT CET application form available from January 18, 2018
2 Last date for registration and application process March 25, 2018
3 Submission of application form with late fee March 26 – 31, 2018
4 Availability of admit card April 24, 2018
5 MHT CET 2018 exam May 10, 2018 (announced)
6 Submission of certificates/ documents Second week of May 2018
7 Online display of OMR sheet and answer key Fourth week of May 2018
9 Last date for submission of objections on Answer key/ question paper/ typographic errors First week of June 2018
10 MHT CET result 2018 declaration On or before June 3, 2018
11 MHT CET counselling starts First week of June 2018

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2018

DTE Maharashtra has laid down some norms that candidates need to fulfill to appear in MHT CET 2018. Check MHT CET eligibility criteria such as nationality and qualification requirements below:

Nationality- Candidates who are citizens of India are eligible for MHT CET 2018.

Academic qualification- Candidates must have passed class 12 or its equivalent examination with Mathematics and Physics as the main subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Vocational subjects as optional subject.

Minimum qualifying marks- Candidates must secure at least 50% in the subjects taken together. The minimum qualifying marks for reserved category candidates is 45%.

MHT CET Application Form 2018

The application form of MHT CET has been made available online on January 18, 2018. The entire application procedure will be carried out in the online mode. Candidates planning to appear for the exam can fill MHT CET 2018 application form till March 25. MHT CET 2018 application fee is Rs. 800 (Rs. 600 for reserved categories) which has to be paid online via net banking or debit/ credit card along with additional charges. Aspirants must keep scanned images of necessary documents ready before filling MHT CET application form. Candidates have to follow the steps given below to successfully register for MHT CET 2018:

Step 1: Filling details in MHT CET application form 2018

Step 2: Uploading of scanned images of photograph and signature

Step 3: Payment of MHT CET application fee

Step 4: Print out of MHT CET registration confirmation page

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2018

Particular Details
Total number of papers Paper I- Mathematics
Paper II- Physics and Chemistry
Type of questions Multiple choice questions
Total number of questions Paper I- 50
Paper II- 100 (50 per section)
Duration Paper I- 90 minutes
Paper II- 90 minutes
Marks distribution Paper I- 100 (Physics- 50, Chemistry- 50)
Paper II- 100
Marking scheme Paper I- Correct answer: +2
Paper II- Correct answer: +1