MHT CET 2022 will be conducted by Maharashtra State Cell in the online mode for admission in Engineering, Pharmacy, Agriculture courses. MHT CET 2022 is expected to be held in the 2nd week of May but the delay in the current academic session may lead to the postponement of the exam dates. Check MHT CET 2022 Exam Dates
- MHT CET 2022 will have 3 papers i.e. Paper 1 - Mathematics, Paper 2 - Physics & Chemistry combined, and Paper 3 - Biology. Check MHT CET Exam Pattern
- Aspirants planning to take admission in engineering will have to appear for Paper 1 & 2 and the candidates seeking admission in Pharmacy have to take Paper 2 & 3. Check MHT CET Syllabus
- To know more about exam pattern and important topics from where the questions can be asked in the paper, candidates are advised to download MHT CET previous years question papers.
What is MHT CET Exam? Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a state-level exam conducted for admission in B.E, B.Tech, B.Pharm courses offered by Government and Private institutions across the state. MHT CET is conducted every year and candidates belonging to other states of India are also eligible to appear for the exam.
MHT CET 2022 Exam Dates
The official website to check MHT CET 2022 exam dates is mahacet.org. MHT CET 2022 official notification will be released on the official website along with all the important dates tentatively in the 2nd week of January 2022.
|MHT CET 2022 Application form Start Date||3rd week of January 2022||MHT CET 2022 Application Form|
|Last date for submitting MHT CET application form||4th week of March 2022|
|MHT CET 2022 Admit Card||4th week of April/ 2nd week of May 2022||MHT CET 2022 Admit Card|
|MHT CET 2022 Exam Date||2nd week of May 2022||MHT CET 2022 Exam Dates|
|MHT CET 2022 Answer Key||4th week of May 2022||MHT CET 2022 Answer Key|
|MHT CET 2022 Result Date||1st week of June 2022||MHT CET 2022 Result|
|MHT CET 2022 Counseling Date||1st week of July 2022||MHT CET 2022 Counselling|
MHT CET 2022 Eligibility
MHT CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria enables Indian nationals to appear for the exam for admission in engineering and pharmacy courses. Candidates must note that there is no upper and lower age limit to appear for the exam but the candidates must have qualified class 12 with a minimum of 45% marks and in the subjects as mentioned below in the table:
|Nationality of Candidate||Indian Nationals are eligible|
|Age Limit||No age limit in MHT CET 2022|
MHT CET 2022 Eligibility: Qualifying Exam & Marks
All the candidates should have passed the HSC/12th examination or equivalent examination and the candidates appearing for the class 12 examination are also eligible. However, course wise mandatory subjects and minimum qualifying marks are provided in the table below:
|Course||Qualifying Exam||Qualifying Marks|
|BE/B.Tech||Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with compulsory subjects of Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/ IT/Agriculture/Engineering Graphics/Business Studies/ Technical Vocational subject Or Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology||At least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)|
|B.Pharma||Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry along with either Mathematics/ Biology||At least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)|
|Pharma D||Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry along with either Mathematics/ Biology Or Passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy from affiliated institutes||At least 50% marks( 45% marks for SC/ST/OBC)|
MHT CET 2022 Application Form
MHT CET 2022 Application Forms can be filled online by visiting the official website mahacet.org. After creating the login credentials candidates will have to fill the online application form with correct information like Personal Details, Contact Information, Reservation, Educational Qualifications, etc. The important steps required to complete the application form is as follows:
How to Apply for MHT CET 2022?
- Step 1: Creating MHT CET 2022 Login Credentials
- Step 2: Filling MHT CET 2022 Application Form
- Step 3: Uploading MHT CET 2022 Documents
- Step 4: Paying MHT CET 2022 Application Fees
- Step 5: Submitting the online application form
MHT CET 2022 Application Fees
MHT CET 2022 Application Fee can be paid online using net banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Mobile wallets, etc. Candidates must note that MHT CET 2022 application fee is not refundable and without paying the fees the application form will not be considered submitted.
|Type of Candidates||Fees|
|For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates||INR 800 /-|
|For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.||INR 600 /-|
|Additional Late Registration fee (March 1 to 7, 2021 for all categories)||INR 500 /-|
MHT CET 2022 Documents Upload Guidelines
Candidates will have to upload the documents in MHT CET 2022 application form as per the guidelines of the Maharashtra state cell. The important details to be kept in mind while uploading the documents are provided below:
|Photograph||15 KB to 50 KB||JPG/JPEG|
|Signature||15 KB to 50 KB||JPG/JPEG|
|Id Proof||15 to 256 KB|
MHT CET 2022 Exam Pattern
Based on MHT CET 2022 Exam Pattern, the paper will be held for a total of 150 and 200 questions for PCM and PCB group candidates respectively.
- MHT CET Exam Pattern gives 20% weightage to the questions from the class 11 syllabus and 80% weightage to the questions from the class 12 syllabus.
- The total time duration to complete the paper is 90 minutes.
- Each paper in MHT CET 2022 will be of 100 marks.
All the important details related to exam pattern and marking scheme are provided in the tables below:
|Mode of Examination||Online Mode|
|Duration of Exam||180 Minutes|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total number of Questions in PCM||150|
|Total number of Questions in PCB||200|
|Total Number of Paper||3 Papers: |
|Medium of examination||English, Urdu, Marathi|
MHT CET 2022 Marking Scheme
MHT CET 2022 Marking Scheme for each paper is provided in the table below:
|Paper||Subject||No of MCQs based on||Marks per question||Total Marks|
|Class 10||Class 12|
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus will be the same as of Class 11 and 12 syllabus of the Maharashtra state board.
- Some of the chapters from class 11 will not be covered in MHT CET syllabus whereas the complete syllabus of class 12 will be used while preparing the question paper.
- It is because as per the exam pattern of MHT CET, the 20% weightage is of class 10 syllabus and 80% weightage is of class 12 syllabus
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus for Physics
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Physics syllabus are mentioned below:
|Laws of motion||Motion in a plane|
|Gravitation||Thermal Properties of Matter|
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus for Chemistry
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Chemistry syllabus are mentioned below:
|Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Structure of Atom|
|Chemical Bonding||Redox Reaction|
|States of Matter||Absorption and Colloids|
|Hydrocarbons||Basic principles of Organic Chemistry|
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus for Maths
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Maths syllabus are mentioned below:
|Measures of Description||Probability|
|Complex Numbers||Permutations and Combinations|
MHT CET 2022 Syllabus for Biology
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Biology syllabus are mentioned below:
|Biomolecules||Respiration and Energy Transfer|
|Human Nutrition||Excretion and Osmoregulation|
MHT CET Practice Papers & Mock Tests
MHT CET Practice Papers are helpful in understanding the pattern and syllabus of the exam. Also, including practice papers in the preparation plan will help you in improving the speed of answering the questions and maintaining a good accuracy level. Some of the previous year practice papers are provided in the table below:
|MHT CET Papers & Year||MHT CET Question Paper||MHT CET Answer Key|
|MHT CET PCM 2019 – Session 1||Click Here||Click Here|
|MHT CET PCM 2019 – Session 2||Click Here||Click Here|
|MHT CET Physics & Chemistry 2018||Click Here||Click Here|
|MHT CET Mathematics 2018||Click Here||Click Here|
|MHT CET PCM 2017||Click Here||Click Here|
MHT CET 2022 Mock Test
MHT CET 2022 Mock Tests will be released a few weeks before the exam on the official website of Maharashtra state cell. MHT CET 2022 mock tests will be the replica of the actual exam, however, no question in the final paper will be similar to the ones asked in the mock test.
Benefits of MHT CET 2022 Mock Test
- It will help you in understanding the syllabus and exam pattern.
- Candidates can get an idea about the type of questions asked in the paper and they can also judge the level of their performance.
- MHT CET mock tests will also help in understanding the difficulty level of the test.
- Based on the marks obtained in the mock test candidates can also access their percentiles according to their scores.
MHT CET 2022 Preparation
While creating MHT CET 2022 Preparation plan, candidates must include practice papers and mock tests. But only solving the practice papers is not enough for MHT CET preparation. Candidates must also include the following in their strategy.
MHT CET 2022 Physics Preparation
For MHT CET physics preparation, candidates can divide the syllabus into 3 parts i.e. easy topics, moderate topics, and difficult topics. This division can also be done on the basis of the weightage of the topic or the time required to prepare for that topic. Based on the weightage of topics candidates can divide the syllabus into the following.
|Magnetic effects of electric Current||6%|
MHT CET 2022 Chemistry Preparation
Similarly, for MHT CET Chemistry Preparation, candidates can divide the topics into 3 parts i.e. Physics Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry which can also be further divided based on the weightage of the topics.
|Important Topics||Weightage of Marks|
|Chemical Thermodynamics And Energetics||15%|
|p-Block Elements – Group 15 To 18||9%|
|d And f Block Elements||8%|
|Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers||8%|
MHT CET 2022 Mathematics Preparation
The difficulty level of maths is high in comparison to other subjects as it involves complex valuations. Therefore, for MHT CET Maths preparation you can prepare notes of important formulas and some tips or ticks starting from the first chapter that you pick for preparation. So that during the time of final preparation you can have all the important notes handy for a quick go-through.
|Important Topics||Weightage of Marks|
|Three Dimensional Geometry||8%|
MHT CET 2022 Biology Preparation
The biology question paper will be divided into 2 parts i.e. Zoology and Botany, therefore, candidates are also advised to start MHT CET Biology preparation by separating the syllabus of Class 11 and 12 into these two parts.
|Important Topics Botany||Weightage of Marks||Important Topics Zoology||Weightage of Marks|
|Plant Diversity||12%||Animal Diversity||10%|
|Cell Biology & Cell Division||10%||Human Physiology||45%|
|Plant Physiology||13%||Origin & Evolution||10%|
|Plant Reproduction||9%||Human Health & Diseases||9%|
|Genetics & Biotechnology||24%||Human Reproduction||18%|
MHT CET 2022 Books
Some of the important MHT CET Books are mentioned in the table below. These books will help candidates in understanding the basic concepts required to solve the questions.
|MHT CET Physics (Marvel) for Class XII||Bapat|
|Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ)||Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi|
|Mathematics for MHT CET||Hemant G. Ainapure (Marvel Publications)|
|Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Biology||Arihant Publishers|
MHT CET 2022 Admit Card
MHT CET 2022 Admit Card will be released 2-3 weeks before the exam date. All the important details like exam center address, date and time of exam, roll number, etc will be mentioned in your admit card. Along with the list of important instructions to be followed on the exam day will also be mentioned MHT CET admit card. Candidates are also advised to check all the important details carefully like name, address, etc and report any discrepancy to the authority before the exam date.
How to download MHT CET 2022 Admit Card?
- Step 1: Visit the official website at cetcell.mahacet.org
- Step 2: Enter your login details and click submit.
- Step 3: MHT CET 2022 Admit Card will appear on your screen.
- Step 4: Download the admit card, take 2-3 printouts and save the soft copy for future use.
Documents Required with MHT CET Admit Card
Along with MHT CET 2022 Admit Card candidates must carry a valid photo Id proof to the exam center.
- Driving License
- Aadhaar Card
- Indian Passport
- Any Photo ID proof issued by the Gazetted Officer/ People’s Representative
- Recent ID card issued by recognized college or university
MHT CET 2022 Exam Centers
MHT CET 2022 exam centers will be in the 36 districts of the Maharashtra state. Candidates will get the opportunity to select the reference of exam centers while filling the online application forms.
- Maharastra state cell will try to allocate MHT CET exam centers as per the choices filled by the candidate.
- However, if a candidate has opted for both PCM and PCB groups then they may get the different examination centers for the different groups.
MHT CET 2022 Exam Day Schedule
The tentative exam day scheduled is provided below:
|MHT CET Exam Group||Timings of Papers|
|PCM Group||Morning shift 09:00 AM To 12:00 AM Afternoon shift 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM|
|PCB Group||Morning shift 09:00 AM To 12:00 AM Afternoon shift 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM|
MHT CET 2022 Result
MHT CET 2022 Results will be declared by Maharashtra State CET a few weeks after the conclusion of the exam. MHT CET result will be released in the scorecard format which can be downloaded using the login credentials provided during the time of registration process.
- Along with the declaration of result, MHT CET 2022 answer keys will be provided.
- Based on the marks obtained in MHT CET Result candidates will be offered admission to various courses.
How to Check MHT CET Result?
- Click on the official website of MHT CET
- Click on the link for ‘MHT CET 2022 Result’
- Candidates will be required to enter their Registration Id and Password.
- Candidates result will be displayed on the screen
- Candidates can download the mark sheet and take a printout of the same
MHT CET Cut Off 2022
MHT CET 2022 Cut Off will be released after the declaration of result. Till that time candidates can check the previous year cut off to get an idea about the marks required to get admission in the colleges of the state.
|Branch||Expected Cut-Off 2022||Participating Institute|
|Electronics Engineering||1124-1454||KJ Somaiya Institute of Information and Technology(Mumbai)|
|Electronics Engineering||1793-2018||Sardar Patel Institute of Technology( Mumbai)|
|Electronics Engineering||1195-1545||KJ Somaiya College of Engineering( Mumbai)|
|Bio- Medical Engineering||1234-3698||Thadomal Shahani Engineering College ( Mumbai)|
|Bio- Medical Engineering||9000-1045||Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering( Mumbai)|
|Information Technology||3576-5879||Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai|
|Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering||4656-1794||Pune Institute of Computer Technology|
|Dyestuff Technology||3420-5600||Institute of Chemical Technology|
|Polymer Engineering||1996-6980||Maharashtra Institute of Technology|
MHT CET 2022 Counselling
MHT CET 2022 Counselling will be conducted only for qualified candidates. Students should ensure that they carry original documents with them during the counseling process. The admission to candidates will be based on their college preference, seats available and the scores obtained.
MHT CET Counselling Process
- First of all, candidates will have to register online for the counselling process. Candidates who fail to register will not be considered eligible for counselling even if they have qualified in the exam.
- During the time of online registration of MHT CET counselling, candidates will have to provide accurate details like their type of candidature, academic qualifications, scores obtained in the exam.
- Provide the preference of colleges and courses based on which the final seat allotment will be released on the official website.
- Pay the online application fees for counselling.
MHT CET 2022 seat allotment result will be released and if a candidate is satisfied with the allotted seat then they can complete the admission process by reporting at the allotted institute. Otherwise, candidates can appear for the next round of cousnelling to get admission to the preferred college.
MHT CET 2022 FAQs
Ques: When will MHT CET 2022 exam be held?
Ans: Maharashtra State CET cell will release the official notification regarding MHT CET 2022. Candidates can expect the examination to be held in May 2022, with the registration process commencing from January tentatively.
Ques: Is 150 a good score in MHT CET exam. Will I be able to get admission in top colleges based on these scores?
Ans. Candidates scoring above 150 have good chances of getting into the range of 99 to 100 percentile. If a candidate is able to achieve the 99+ percentile then he will become eligible for admission to various colleges.
Ques: What is MHT CET 2022 eligibility criteria?
Ans: If you have passed HSC/ Class 12 examination, appearing for the examination or its equivalent examination then you are eligible to appear for MHT CET 2022.
Ques: Can I prepare for MHT CET 2022 from NCERT books or do I need to refer to Maharashtra state board syllabus books?
Ans: Candidates can prepare for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology from NCERT books of class 12th and class 11th.However since the syllabus primarily focuses on Maharashtra State Board, candidates are advised to study in accordance.
Ques: Will the weightage of MHT CET 2022 syllabus from classes 11 and 12 be the same for all the subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics?
Ans: Yes, the entire syllabus of Class 12 Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics will be covered in MHT CET 2022 Syllabus. The weightage is divided in such a way that 80% of questions will be asked from class 12 and 20% from the class 11 syllabus.
Ques: Based on MHT CET 2022 Exam Pattern what will be the duration for PCM Paper?
Ans: MHT CET 2022 will consist of two papers. Paper 1 will be Physics and Chemistry while Paper 2 will be Mathematics. For each paper, the candidate will be given 90 minutes. The total duration of the PCM paper for MHT CET 2022 will be 180 minutes.
Ques: How many marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in MHT CET 2022?
Ans: None, there is no negative marking in MHT CET 2022. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer.
Ques: How many questions will be asked in the Mathematics section in MHT CET 2022 exam?
Ans: Candidates will be asked 50 questions in the Mathematics section for MHT CET 2022, unlike other sections, candidates will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.