MHT CET 2017 – The Commissioner of State Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell, Maharashtra to conduct MHT CET on May 11, 2017. The online registration for MHT CET 2017 has ended on March 23. Candidates who have successfully filled up and submitted the application form of MHT CET has been issued the admit card on April 24. Candidates can download their hall ticket by entering the application number, password and security code until May 11. MHT CET will be held in the offline mode across 46 districts in the state of Maharashtra. After the completion of the exam, the examination conducting authority will also display the OMR sheets and answer key of MHT CET 2017 in the online mode. Canddiates qualifying in the entrance exam will be granted admission into various B.Tech courses offered by around 360 engineering institutes in the state of Maharashtra. Interested candidates may read the article below to know MHT CET 2017 important date, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result and more.
What’s new in MHT CET 2017?
- 15% All India Quota Seats in Private Unaided Institutions will be changed from the Academic Year 2017-18. The merit list for All India Quota will be prepared on the basis of scores obtained by the students in Paper I of JEE Main 2017. In case, the seats under All India Quota remain vacant, such seats will be allotted to candidates as per the merit list prepared on the basis of MHT CET 2017 Score.
The Important Dates of MHT CET 2017 has been announced. It consists of the deadline for each event of the examination. Candidates may check it all from the article below.
|1||Online registration and application process starts from||February 14, 2017|
|2||Last date for registration and application process||March 23, 2017|
|3||Application form can be submitted by paying late fee from||March 24 to 30, 2017|
|4||Downloading of online admit card||April 24 to May 11, 2017|
|5||MHT CET 2017 exam date||May 11, 2017|
|6||Submission of certificates/ documents||1st week of May 2017|
|7||Online display of answer key||3rd week of May 2017|
|8||Availability of OMR answer sheet||Last week of May 2017|
|9||Declaration of Result||On or before June 04 2017|
|10||Last date for submission of objections on Answer key/ question paper/ typographic errors||Within four days of result announcement|
|11||Declaration of Merit List||2nd week of June 2017|
|12||Downloading of scorecard||2nd week of June 2017|
The issuance of MHT CET Admit Card 2017 has begun on April 24, 2017. Candidates can download it online, until the exam day, i.e. May 11, 2017. The admit card of MHT CET is not being sent through post or any other medium. To download the admit card of MHT CET, candidates have to enter the application number, password and security pin.
Candidates will have to mandatorily carry MHT CET 2017 Hall Ticket on the exam day. It should be produced in good condition and as a hard copy. It will also be required during the counselling and the admission. Hence, candidates must secure it properly.
The Application Form of MHT CET 2017 was made available online. The entire procedure was carried out in the online mode. Aspirants had to enter their personal, academic, communication details etc. in the form. They were also required uploading scanned images of their recent passport sized photograph (5 KB to 50 KB) and signature (5 KB to 20 KB). After completing the filling up of the form, they also had to pay the application fee amount.
The amount of fee for General category candidates, J&K Migrants, and Outside Maharashtra State candidates is Rs. 800. However, candidates belonging to reserved category, including the PWD, just need to remit Rs. 600. The medium to submit the fee are:
- Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro)
- Internet Banking
- Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets
Note: The application form had to be submitted by remitting the late fee of Rs. 500, over the actual fee amount, from March 24 to 30, 2017.
Candidates must check the eligibility criteria to know if they are eligible to apply for the examination. Only the candidates who fulfill the criteria will be allotted seats. Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2017 given in the table below:
The candidates must have passed Class XII or its equivalent examination with mathematics and physics as the main subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Vocational subjects as an option subject.
Candidates must secure at least 50% aggregate marks in the subjects taken together.
Candidates must qualify diploma in engineering & technology or B.SC. Degree from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
A certain number of seats is reserved for candidate of specific categories belonging to the state of Maharashtra. The reservation for the Backward Class is given below:
|S.No.||Category||Seats Reserved (in percentage)|
|01||Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism||13.0%|
|02||Vimukta Jati (VJ)/ De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)||3.0%|
|03||Nomadic Tribes I (NT-B)||2.5%|
|04||Nomadic Tribes II (NT-C)||3.5%|
|05||Nomadic Tribes III (NT-D)||2.0%|
|07||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||19.0%|
MHT CET 2017 scores will be taken into account by the Participating Institutes of MHT CET 2017 to allot seats to the desirable candidates. The participating institutes include Government Colleges, University Colleges, Government Aided Private Colleges and Private professional educational institutes in the state of Maharashtra. The first 10 list of Participating Institutes of MHT CET 2017 can be checked in the table given below:
|S.No||Institute Name||Institute Code|
|1||Government College of Engineering, Amravati||1002|
|2||Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati||1005|
|3||Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering, Shegaon||1101|
|4||Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology & Research||1105|
|5||P. R. Pote (Patil) Education & Welfare Trust’s Group of Institution(Integrated Campus), Amravati||1107|
|6||P.R. Patil College of Engineering & Technology, Amravati||1108|
|7||Sipna Shikshan Prasarak Mandal College of Engineering & Technology, Amravati||1114|
|8||Shri Shivaji Education Society’s College of Engineering and Technology, Akola||1116|
|9||Janata Shikshan Prasarak Mandal’s Babasaheb Naik College Of Engineering, Pusad||1117|
MHT CET 2017 will be held in different cities across the state of Maharashtra. The choice of exam centre has to be made while filling up the online application form. Candidates can check the names of the first 10 Exam Centres of MHT CET 2017 below:
|S No.||Exam Centre|
|2.||Mumbai Sub Thane|
The syllabus of MHT CET 2017 will comprise topics from the subjects Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. The syllabus is similar to the syllabus for HSC examination of HSC board of Maharashtra. The subject wise syllabus is given in the table below:
|Physics||Physical World And Measurement, Electromagnetic Waves, Electrostatics, Kinematics, Optics, Behavior Of Perfect Gas And Kinetic Theory, Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents, , Properties Of Bulk Matter, Thermodynamics, Atoms And Nuclei, Gravitation, Electronic Devices, Oscillations And Waves, Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism, Laws Of Motion, Current Electricity, Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation, Work, Energy And Power, Motion Of System Of Particles And Rigid Body|
|Mathematics||Continuity, Pairs of Lines, Application of Derivatives, Probability, Circle, Derivatives, Differential, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Indefinite Integrals, Limits, Linear Programming, , Matrices, Numerical Methods, Parabola, Definite Integrals, Equations, Mathematical Logic, Vectors.|
|Chemistry||Coordination Compounds, Some Basic Concepts Of Chemistry, P- Block Elements , Structure Of Atom, Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles And Techniques, Electrochemistry, Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure, Chemical Kinetics, States Of Matter: Gases And Liquids, Surface Chemistry, Solutions, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Thermodynamics, General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Elements, Equilibrium, , Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties, Redox Reactions, S-Block Element (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals), Solid State, Haloalkanes And Haloarenes, , Phenols, Alcohols And Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic Acids, Some P-Block Elements, Hydrocarbons, , Environmental Chemistry, Biomolecules, D And F Block Elements, Polymers, Hydrogen, Chemistry In Everyday Life|
The Exam Pattern of MHT CET 2017 will give an insight to the pattern of the question paper such as the duration, total marks, no. of papers, etc. The Exam Pattern of MHT CET 2017 is given below:
|Total no. of papers||Paper I: Mathematics
Paper II: Physics and Chemistry
|Type of questions||MCQs|
|Total no. of Questions||Paper I: 50
Paper II: 100, 50 per section
|Duration||Paper I: 1 ½ hour
Paper II: 1 ½ hour
|Marks Distribution||Paper I
Physics: 50 & Chemistry: 50
|Marking scheme||Every correct answer in paper I will be awarded 2 mark. In paper II, every correct response will be allotted 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer.|
Candidates who wish to perform well in MH CET 2017 must make it a habit to practice sample papers. Solving sample papers will make the aspirants acquainted to the test pattern. Candidates will be able to analyse their preparation level and improve their weak areas. Candidates will get an idea about the type of questions to be expected in the examination. It will also improve their time management skill. Therefore, candidates should download MHT CET 2017 Sample Papers and benefit by it with regular practice.
The Answer key of MHT CET 2017 will be published in the 3rd week of May 2017. The Answer key will be published online after the conclusion of MHT CET 2017. The answer key is published so that candidates who have appeared in the examination can crosscheck their answer with that of the answer key and calculate their expected score.
The Result MHT CET 2017 will be declared on or before June 04, 2017. It will be announced online and candidates may check it through the login. It will state the marks secured by the candidates. After the declaration of the result, a merit list will be prepared on the basis of which qualified candidates will be selected for admission to various courses of engineering. Candidates must download their result and keep it safe.
After the result is announced, the Participating Institutes of MHT CET 2017 will individually release the cut off. The cutoff will be based on various factors like availability of seat, the difficulty level of examination, total no. of students etc. Only the candidates who meet the cutoff set by the institutes for different courses will be able to take admission.
MHT CET 2017 Counselling
The counselling will be done on the basis of the candidates’ performance in MHT CET 2017. The Competent Authority will invite the qualified candidates for the admission process. Candidates will require submitting the necessary documents for verification. Only the candidates who successfully verify their documents and eligibility will be allotted seats into engineering courses at different engineering institutes in Maharashtra.
MHT CET 2017 Contact Detail:
Adress: 3, Mahapalika Marg, Opp. Metro Cinema, Dhobi Talao,
Post Box No. 1967,
Telephone: 022-22641150, 22641151
Helpline: 022-30233438/468, 022-22612139/22644859/22644861
Fax: 022-22692102, 22690007
Official Website: www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in