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Maharashtra – Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET) 2024


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The Government of Maharashtra has established "ADMISSIONS REGULATING AUTHORITY AND STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL" as per the provisions of the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions & Fees) Act. 2015 (Mah. Act No. XXVIII of 2015), (herein after the Act).


The Commissioner of State CET Cell, has been designated as Competent Authority for conducting MHT-CET 2024 and selection of candidates for admission to the first year of Bachelor of Engineering and Technology, Planning, Planning Courses and First Year of Master of Engineering and Technology (Integrated), Pharm. D PG course for the Academic Year 2024-25.


Courses & Degree’s Offered


  • Bachelors of Engineering & Technology (BTech)
  • Bachelors of Pharmacy (B Pharma)
  • Bachelors of Architecture (B Arch)
  • Bachelors of Planning (B Plan)


Eligibility Criteria


  • The candidate should be 12th pass with minimum 45 % & subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology.
  • Nationality – Indian only.
  • Maharashtra State Candidate - A Candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E.


A (i) Candidates passing SSC and also HSC from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State
 (ii) Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in Maharashtra
B A Candidate who does not fall in Type-A above, but whose Father or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile Certificate.
C A Candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking and who has been posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date for submission of Application Form for CAP.
D A Candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type B and Type-C but whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
E Candidates passing SSC and/or HSC Examination from a recognized institution located in a Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi. The 865 village of Maharashtra Karnataka Border area notified by the State Government for this purpose shall be considered.


  • The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category.
  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National – These types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT-CET 2024.



How to Apply


Registration Fees for –

  • Only PCM or PCB – Rs 1000 (General)
  • Only PCM or PCB – Rs 800 (Reserved)
  • Both PCM & PCB – Rs 2000 (General)
  • Both PCM & PCB – Rs 1600 (Reserved)


NOTE - Keep a copy of MHT-CET-2024 Application No., Log-In ID & Password. Download your Application Form as well.


Click Here to Apply!



Syllabus, Weightage and Pattern of Examination


  • Approximately 20% weightage will be given to Std. XI curriculum and 80% weightage will be given to Std. XII curriculum while setting the question paper.
  • MHT-CET 2024 will consist of 3 question paper of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) and each paper will be of 100 marks, Details are as given below:


SUBJECT Class 11th Class 12th Mark(s) per Question Total Marks Duration in Minutes
Mathematics 10 40 2 100 90
Physics 10 40 1 100 90
Chemistry 10 40
Biology 20 80 1 100 90



  • Whole Syllabus of Class 12th  & 11th prescribed by state Council of Educational Research and Training, Maharashtra, as mentioned below 


Sl. No. SUBJECTS Chapters / Units of Class 11th SYLLABUS
1 Physics Motion in a plane, Laws of Motion, Gravitation, thermal properties of matter, Sound, Optics, Electrostatics, Semiconductors.
2 Chemistry Some basic concepts of Chemistry, Structure of atom, Chemical Bonding, Redox reactions, Elements of group 1 and 2, States of Matter (Gaseous and Liquids), Adsorption and Colloids (Surface Chemistry), Hydrocarbons, Basic principles of organic chemistry.
3 Mathematics Trigonometric II, Straight Line, Circle, Measures of Dispersion, Probability, Complex Numbers, Permutations and Combinations, Functions, Limits, Continuity.
4 Biology Biomolecules, Respiration and Energy Transfer, Human Nutrition, Excretion and Osmoregulation.



Click here to know more - https://cetcell.mahacet.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/Information-Brochure-MHT-CET-2024_.pdf


Important dates


Online registration & Confirmation of Application Form on website 16th January 2024 (Tuesday) to
01st March, 2024 (Friday)
Online registration & Confirmation of Application Form on website (with additional Late Fee of Rs. 500/- for all categories) 02nd March 2024 (Saturday) to 08th March, 2024 (Friday)
Payment – Only through Online mode Upto 01st March, 2024 (Friday)
Issue of Admit Card (through candidate login) To be notified later

Date of the Examination (Tentative Dates) (Group wise shifts will be announced later on.)

16 April 2024 (Tuesday) to 30 April 2024 (Tuesday)
Centre of the Examination As indicated in the Admit Card