MHT CET 2022: As per the revised schedule, MHT CET 2022 for the PCM group will be conducted from August 5 to August 11, 2022, while the exam for PCB group will be conducted from August 12 to August 20, 2022. MHT CET 2022 will be conducted in online mode across various districts of Maharashtra. MHT CET 2022 Application Form submission with late fees has commenced from April 16, 2022. Candidates who could not submit MHT CET 2022 Application Form earlier can pay late fees in addition to the application fees and complete registration till May 11, 2022 (Extended).
The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released MHT CET 2022 Syllabus and marking scheme. As per MHT CET 2022 notification, 20% weightage will be given to the class 11 curriculum and 80% weightage will be given to the class 12 curriculum while setting MHT CET question paper. As per the latest notification, equal weightage would be given to Class 12th marks and marks scored in MHT CET for preparing merit list for the academic year 2023- 24. Check MHT CET previous years' question papers.
Candidates are advised to check MHT CET Eligibility Criteria laid down by the State Common Entrance Test Cell to appear for the exam. 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
What is MHT CET Exam? Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a state-level exam conducted for admission in B.E, B.Tech, and 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. As per the reports, a total of 6,27,790 candidates had begun MHT CET 2022 Registration process out of which a total of 5,49,613 applicants have successfully completed registration by paying the application fee so far.
The official website to check MHT CET 2022 exam dates is mahacet.org. MHT CET 2022 official notification has been released on the official website.
|MHT CET 2022 Application form Start Date||February 10, 2022|
|Last date for submitting MHT CET application form||April 15, 2022 (Extended)|
|Last date for submitting MHT CET application form (with a late fee of INR 500)||April 16 â€“ May 11, 2022 (Extended)|
|MHT CET 2022 Admit Card||4th week of July 2022|
|MHT CET 2022 Exam Date|| |
August 5 â€“ August 11, 2022 (PCM Group)
August 12 â€“ August 20, 2022 (PCB Group)
|MHT CET 2022 Answer Key||4th week of September 2022|
|MHT CET 2022 Result Date||1st week of October 2022|
|MHT CET 2022 Counseling Date||1st week of November 2022|
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State Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant have said that the performance of students in class 12 and Common Entrance Test (CET) in Maharashtra will be considered equally while declaring the merit list for undergraduate professional and technical courses from the next academic year i,e., 2023-2024.
|Events||MHT CET 2022 Shift 1 Timing||MHT CET 2022 Shift 2 Timing|
|Entry into the examination hall||7:30 AM||12:30 PM|
|Last entry into the examination hall||8:45 AM||1:45 PM|
|First Login||8:50 AM||1:50 PM|
|Start of examination||9 AM||2 PM|
|End of MHT CET 2022||12 AM||5 PM|
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|
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 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:
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 /-|
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|
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.
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 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 will be the same as of Class 11 and 12 syllabus of the Maharashtra state board.
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|
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|
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Maths syllabus are mentioned below:
|Measures of Description||Probability|
|Complex Numbers||Permutations and Combinations|
Some of the important topics from MHT CET Biology syllabus are mentioned below:
|Biomolecules||Respiration and Energy Transfer|
|Human Nutrition||Excretion and Osmoregulation|
Ques: What is the date of MHT CET Exam 2022?
Ans: MHT CET 2022 for the PCM group will be conducted from August 5 to August 11, 2022, while the exam for the PCB group will be conducted from August 12 to August 20, 2022.
Ques: How can I apply for MHT CET 2022?
Ans: MHT CET 2022 application forms will be released online on the official website. Candidates planning to appear for MHT CET 2022 will have to fill the application form by paying the required application fees.
Ques: Which book is best for MHT CET 2022?
Ans: Candidates can refer to Class 11 and 12 books to prepare for MHT CET 2022. Other than that you can also refer to H.C Verma books, MHCET Books by Arihant Publications, etc.
Ques: Is MHT CET easier than JEE Main?
Ans: The difficulty level of MHT CET and JEE Main is said to be the same. But the questions asked in MHT CET paper are based on the syllabus of the state board whereas JEE Main is a notation level and is prepared considering the NCERT syllabus.
Ques: What is the good score in MHT CET?
Ans: Scoring above 70 percentile can be considered a good score. However, the cut off marks for admission in top colleges change every year.
Ques: Which college can I get with 120 marks in MHT CET 2022?
Ans: With this score chances of getting admission to Don Bosco Institute Of Technology, MIT College of Engineering are good.
Ques: Is MHT CET only for admission in B.Tech?
Ans: No, After qualifying MHT CET 2022 examination candidates will become eligible for admission in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Agricultural courses.
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 â€“ Session 1||Click Here||Click Here|
|MHT CET PCM 2019 â€“ 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 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.
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.
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%|
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 â€“ Group 15 To 18||9%|
|d And f Block Elements||8%|
|Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers||8%|
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%|
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%|
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 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.
Along with MHT CET 2022 Admit Card candidates must carry a valid photo Id proof to the exam center.
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.
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 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.
The authority will release MHT CET 2022 Answer Key within a few weeks of the conclusion of the exam. Candidates will be able to download the answer keys from the official website of MHT CET 2022. The application number and date of birth will be the credentials for logging in to download MHT CET 2022 answer key.
The provisional answer key of MHT CET 2022 will be released first and be open for challenge. Candidates will be allowed to raise objections online against the provisional answer key of MHT CET 2022. The authority will release the final answer key after reviewing the challenges raised by the candidates.
Check, Detailed MHT CET 2022 Answer Key
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|
|Year||Seat Matrix||CAP Round-I Cut Off||CAP Round-II Cut Off||CAP Round-III Cut Off|
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 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.
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. Can a non-Maharastra candidate apply for MHT CET?
Ans. Candidates from outside of Maharashtra can also apply for MHT CET. As per the admission policy, candidates who do not have a Maharastra domicile will be eligible for admission under ALL India Quota seats.
Ques. How do I get a login credential for logging in to MHT CET 2022 portal?
Ans. During the process of online registration, candidates will generate their passwords. After submission of the MHT CET 2022 application form, the system will automatically generate the Application Number. Aspirants are advised to keep the application no. and password confidential till the end of the process.
Ques. In how many languages does MHT CET is conducted?
Ans. MHT CET is held in English, Urdu, and Marathi. However paper in Urdu and Marathi will only be available to those who opt for it in the preferred language section while filling up the form.
Ques. Can a diploma holder apply for MHT CET to get admission into the first year of engineering courses?
Ans. Diploma holders can apply for admission to first-year BTech through the MHT CET exam but they can apply for admission directly to the second year under the lateral entry scheme.
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, please refer the official website of the exam.
Hi Anisha, you can download the admit card by following these steps:
Hi Soumya, yes, you can apply for MHT-CET but 85% seats are reserved under state quota while only 15% seats are reserved for all India Quota through which you will be applying. You can check other eligibility criteria for this exam from here: MHT-CET Eligibility Criteria
Hi Pahel, this depends on the college in which you are applying for admission as selection criteria varies from college to college. However, you may check the list of the colleges accepting MHT-CET score from here: MHT-CET Participating Colleges
Hi Awdhesh, kindly mention the course in which you want to take admission. However, you can check the eligibility criteria and Admission Procedure of the concerned course (if available) in the college from here.
Hi Vasant, there is no criteria for a specific state, thus you are eligible to apply for the exam. However, you may check other Eligibility Criteria in MHT CET from here.
Hi Srinivas, you can check Counselling Details from here.
Hi Parth Patel, here is the list of colleges in India accepting MHTCET. Please check on the link provided.
Hi Rachna, MHT CET 2019 Counselling is being conducted but the registration for the same is over. CoE Pune also accepts JEE Main Score.
Hi Anusha, You may please contact the exam authorities at 022-49150801 to get the status of the payment.