MHT-CET is an entrance exam conducted for admission to all private, Government, Aided & Unaided engineering universities/colleges in Maharashtra for Undergraduate Engineering courses. MHT-CET is the most important Engineering Entrance Exam for getting admission in Maharashtra Engineering Colleges.
Govt of Maharashtra shall conduct a single combined common entrance test MHT-CET for all Health Sciences, Engineering and Pharmacy degree courses.
The merit list of the above said examination will be utilized for admission in (i) Govt/Municipal corporation/govt aided colleges of Health sciences degree coruses (ii) Govt/govt. aided/university managed colleges/university departments/autonomous colleges including ICT, Mumbai and unaided private colleges (those colleges who have given consent to participate in MHT-CET-2010) of engineering and pharmacy degree courses (iii) BVSc and AH degree course
For selection process there will be separate competent authorities. For selection to Health science degree courses, the director, medical education and research (DMER), Mumbai is the competent authority. For selection to engineering and pharmacy degree courses, the director, Technical education (DTE), Mumbai will be the competent authority. The authority for selection to BVSc and AH degree course is the Registrar, Maharashtra Animal and Fisheries science university Nagpur
The qualifying examination for appearing at MHT-CET-2010 is HSC (12th std) or equivalent examination with the conditions for eligibility as defined in the respective brochure(s). Maharashtra state candidates appearing for HSC (12th std) or equivalent examination or who have passed their qualifying examination earlier i.e. 2009 or before and desire to appear for the MHT-CET-2010 will receive their application form from their respective Jr. college/school (from where they have passed/appearing qualifying examination)
A single application form and three brochures (Health science, Engineering and Pharmacy) will be made available from 12.03.2010. The schedule and place of receiving and submission of application form is as per following
Sale of application form with information brochure and submission of application form at respective Jr. college/High school, at divisional authorities (for candidates who have appeared/passed HSC 12th std) or equivalent examination from outside Maharashtra: 12.03.2010 to 25.03.2010
All the three brochures (Health science, Engineering and Pharmacy) are available on the website of DMER (www.dmer.org) and DTE (www.dte.org.in). Aspiring candidates should go through the eligibility criteria as per the respective MHT-CET.
Important note only for Health Science degree courses
Eligibility for Health science courses of candidates who have passed SSC (10th std) and/or HSC (12th std) or equivalent examination
HSC/SSC, Maharashtra state, eligible for Health science courses
HSC Maharashtra but SSC out side Maharashtra, domicile certificate required, eligible for Health Science courses
Important note for only for Engineering and Pharmacy degree course
Outside Maharashtra state (OMS) candidates are permitted to appear for MHT-CET in order to become eligible for admission to first year of; four year full time degree courses in engineering/technology in unaided private institutes who have given consent to participate in MHT-CET-2010; four year full time degree course in Pharmacy in unaided private institutes who have given consent to participate in MHT-CET .
Eligible OMS candidates who are appearing for MHT-CET and seeking admission to engineering degree courses shall be considered eligible for admission against the institute level seats only in unaided private colleges
Following type of candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT-CET examination for admission to engineering/technology courses (i) foreign national/foreign student/person of Indian origin (PIO)/children of indian workers in the gulf countries/children of NRI (ii) government of India nominees (iii) Jammu and Kashmir migrant candidates
Candidates who are eligible to apply against the provision of Jammu and Kashmir migrant candidate as well as the Maharashtra state candidate are entitled to claim only one type of seat i.e. either Maharashtra state seat of J&K migrant seat for admission to engineering/technology/ Pharmacy degree courses.
Separate notification for the following types of candidates regarding the schedule of admission process will be issued by the Directorate of Technical education, Maharashtra state, Mumbai, in the month of May/June.
AIEEE qualified candidates seeking admission to engineering/technology degree courses in unaided institutes who have given consent to participate in CAP; foreign national/foreign student/PIO/children of Indian workers in the gulf countries/children of NRI (iii) J&K migrant candidates
A candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with English, Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics with atleast 50% aggregate marks in PCM. There is 5% relaxation for Maharashtra backward classes. Candidates appearing for 10+2 examinations in 2011 can also apply.
Availability of Application Forms:
There will be a common form for Engineering, Health Science and Pharmacy Courses. Application forms along with brochures for MHT-CET will be available at the schools/junior colleges of students where they have studied in Maharashtra. Candidates have to submit the completely filled application forms in their schools before the last date.
• Availability of CET Forms: 2nd-4th week of March, 2011
• Last Date for submission of CET forms: 4th week of March, 2011
• Date of CET: 1st week of May, 2011
• Declaration of Results: Mid June, 2011
Pattern of Examination:
The entrance exam for engineering entrance will consist of two papers of 1 and a half hours each:
1. Physics & Chemistry (50+50 marks)
2. Mathematics (100 marks)
All the questions will be objective type with 4 options each. There will be no negative marking so the candidates are advised to attempt all the questions. The syllabus of the exam will be same as HSC Examination of Board of Maharashtra.