MHT-CET is an entrance exam conducted by the Government of Maharashtra every year. MHT-CET is an acronym for  Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test. This exam is used to get admission in State colleges in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, B. Planning. Earlier medical seats were also filled through MHT CET but by the order of the Supreme Court, it is scraped for medical colleges. This exam was conducted online for the first time in 2019. Over 4 Lakh students registered for MHT CET 2019 out of which around 3.92 lakh appeared for the exam.

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  • The exam will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) conducted online.
  • Either student can choose PCM or PCB. 
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • Physics and Chemistry paper is of 90 minutes and Maths/Biology Paper is of 90 minutes.
  • The format of the questions paper is shown in the image below.
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks

There are a total of 150 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) with 4 options out of which one is correct. There are 50 questions each in Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology. For each correct answer in Physics and Chemistry, +1 mark is awarded and  Maths/Biology +2 mark is awarded. There is no negative marking. Most importantly, Zero mark is awarded for not answering the question. The maximum marks for the exam are 200.


NOTE: 80% Portion comes from 12 class textbooks and 20% portion comes from 11 class textbooks.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology

Physics Syllabus of Class 11

1. Force
2. Measurements
3. Friction in Solids and Liquids
4. Scalars and Vectors
5. Ray Optics
6. Refraction of Light
7. Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
8. Magnetism

Physics Syllabus of Class 12

1. Circular Motion
2. Rotational Motion
3. Oscillations
4. Gravitation
5. Elasticity
6. Electrostatics
7. Wave Motion
8. Magnetism
9. Surface Tension
10. Wave Theory of Light
11. Stationary Waves
12. Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation
13. Interference and Diffraction
14. Current Electricity
15. Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
16. Electromagnetic Inductions
17. Electrons and Photons
18. Atoms, Molecules, and Nuclei
19. Semiconductors
20. Communication Systems

Chemistry Syllabus of Class 11

1. States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
2. Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
3. Surface Chemistry
4. Redox Reactions
5. Nature of Chemical Bond
6. Hydrogen
7. s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
8. Basic Principles and Techniques in Organic Chemistry

9. Alkanes

Chemistry Syllabus of Class 12

1. Solid State
2. Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic
3. Electrochemistry
4. General Principles and Processes of Isolation
5. Solutions and Colligative Properties
6. Elements
7. p-Block elements Group 15 elements
8. d and f Block Elements d-Block Elements
9. Chemical Kinetics
10. Coordination Compounds
11. Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes (and arenes)
12. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
13. Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
14. Alcohols, Phenols and Ether Alcohol
15. Polymers
16. Chemistry in Everyday Life
17. Biomolecules Carbohydrates

Mathematics Syllabus of Class 11

1. Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles
2. Factorization Formulae
3. Trigonometric Functions
4. Straight Line
5. Circle and Conics
6. Sets, Relations, and Functions
7. Sequences & Series
8. Probability

Mathematics Syllabus of Class 12

1. Mathematical Logic Statements
2. Matrices
3. Pair of Straight Lines
4. Circle
5. Line
6. Conics
7. Trigonometric Functions
8. Vectors
9. Three Dimensional Geometry
10. Plane
11. Linear Programming Problems
12. Continuity
13. Applications of Derivative
14. Integration
15. Differentiation
16. Applications of Definite Integral
17. Differential Equation
18. Probability Distribution
19. Statistics
20. Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distribution

Biology (Botany) Syllabus:

Class 12 

  1. Genetic Basis of Inheritance
  2. Gene: its nature, expression and regulation
  3. Biotechnology: Process and Application
  4. Enhancement in Food Production
  5. Microbes in Human Welfare
  6. Photosynthesis, Respiration, Reproduction in Plants
  7. Organisms and Environment -I

Class 11 

  1. Diversity in organisms
  2. Biochemistry of cell
  3. Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition
  4. Plant Growth and Development

Biology (Zoology) Syllabus:

Class 12 

  1. Origin and the Evolution of Life
  2. Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
  3. Genetic Engineering and Genomics
  4. Human Health and Diseases
  5. Animal Husbandry
  6. Circulation, Excretion and osmo regulation
  7. Control and Co-ordination
  8. Human Reproduction
  9. Organisms and Environment-II

Class 11 

  1. Organization of Cell
  2. Animal tissues
  3. Human Nutrition
  4. Human Respiration


  • Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant Candidates) is Rs. 800
  • Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC], and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra is Rs. 600

Forms can be filled by visiting Official


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The examination medium should be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. However Mathematics Paper Shall be in English only. The option once selected about the medium by the candidate will be irrevocable. Candidates are instructed to select the Medium/ Language of Question paper very carefully before submitting the application of MHT-CET 2020 examination.


  • Candidate must be of Indian nationality.
  • Candidate should secure a minimum of 50% marks in PCMB in the Class 12 examination.
  • There is no age limit to appear for MHT CET 2020.


NOTE: MHT CET 2020 Exam dates are 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th,13th, 14th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st July AND 3rd, 4th & 5th Aug 20


PCM Mock Link

PCB Mock Link

One can also visit the official website for the mock tests.



Admit cards are expected to be released online shortly. They can be downloaded from the website by logging onto the applicant account created during filling of the forms by entering the Application number and password. Download the admit card and take print out.

Admit cards are a very important document as it needs to be carried during the exam day on the test center. Do check if the information on the card is accurate.

Note:  Valid ID proof is to be carried out during examination along with the Admit card.

Valid ID proof includes:

  • PAN Card
  • Indian Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with photograph
  • recent Identity Card issued by a recognized School / College
  • Aadhar Card with photograph

Note: Ration card and learning driving license are invalid. A person with a disability will have to carry proof of it.


The official answer key is released a few weeks after the exam by the exam board. Response OMR sheet of the individual candidate is mailed. One can check the answers and calculate the marks. In case of any discrepancy, candidate can raise feedback/complain.


MHT-CET  Result will be declared in Percentile. Results will be declared on the official website. Candidate can log in to see the overall percentile as well as individual subject percentile.

Normalization Method: Download 


Once the results are announced counseling process starts and choice filling is to be done based on merit college seats are allotted to the candidate. There are generally 4 rounds of counseling.

Final Cut off list(2018): Download Here


For any support/grievance, call on help line number is +91-22-49150801 (Help line is available on 24 × 7 basis).


Based on National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Data 

  1. Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT), Mumbai
  2. College of Engineering(COEP), Pune
  3. Army Institute of Technology(AIT), Pune
  4. Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute(VJTI), Mumbai
  5. G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur
  6. Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur
  7. Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  8. Rashtrasant Tukadogi Maharaj Nagpur University
  9. Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagar Yuwak Shiksha Sanstha, Nagpur
  10. Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli.



Will the MH CET 2020 admit card be sent to the candidate by post?

No, it is available only online. The candidate is required to download from website.

How many college Participate in counseling?

Around 510 colleges.

Can NRI students apply for MHT CET 2020?

You don’t have to fill the MHT CET application form as NRI / OCI / PIO students, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign Nationals will be offered direct admission. You will be only required to register for counselling.

How many attempts are allowed for the MHT CET?

There is no limit.


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