MHT-CET 2020 Engineering Entrance Exam of Maharashtra

Examination Details

Exam name MHT-CET-Eng
Notification Status Announced
Examination Body

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government Polytechnic Building, Mumbai 

Examination Body Type Other
Popularity Popular - All India
Summary

The examination will be conducted in PCM and PCB group separately. PCM and PCB group timetable will be announced by mid June 2020 once the validation of examination Test Centers will be over.

Course(s) : 5 Year B.Planning, 4 Year B.Tech (including Biotechnology, Food Technology, Agriculture Engg), 4 Tear B.Sc. (H) (Agriculture/ Horticulture / Forestry / Community Science), 4 Year Bachelor of Fisheries Science.

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 and selection of candidates for admission to First Year of 4 Year Duration Full Time Under Graduate Degree courses in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, 6 Year Duration Full Time Under Graduate Degree course in Pharm D and First Year of 4 Year Full Time Under Graduate Professional Degree courses in Agriculture Universities for the academic year 2020-21.

Normalization : Since the exam will be conducted in multiple shifts, a process of Normalization will be used for comparing Candidate scores across multi shift/Sessions papers. MHT-CET candidates will be ranked by their Normalized Score. Percentile Method will be used for ranking the candidates.

Candidate should note that if he/she appearing for both the groups i.e. PCM and PCB, the Percentile score of Physics or Chemistry will not be interchanged among the groups.

Syllabus : The questions will be based on Syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.

Weightage : 20% weightage will be given to Std. XI curriculum and 80% weightage will be given to Std.XII curriculum while setting the question paper.

For agriculture & Allied courses

(a) It is mandatory to appear for MHT-CET 2020 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Other State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to undergraduate courses in Agriculture Universities. But other Common Entrance Tests such as JEE / NEET / AIEEA-UG (ICAR, New Delhi conducted All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission) will also be considered equivalent to MHT-CET for admission.

(b) Merit shall be on the basis of marks in percentile obtained in CET conducted by competent authority [MHT-CET / JEE / NEET / All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission AIEEA-UG conducted by NTA for  ICAR, New Delhi)] and the other weightages as per the admission rules notified by gazette notification approved and issued by Government of Maharashtra.

(c) CET subjects combinations

The candidate seeking admission to First year B. Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture) / B. Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture) / B. Sc. (Honours) (Community Science) / B. Tech. (Biotechnology) Degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).

2. The candidate seeking admission to First year B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) / B. Tech. (Food Technology) Degree courses, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

3. The candidate seeking admission to First year B. Sc. (Honours) (Forestry) and B. F. Sc. (Fisheries Science) Degree course, it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).

Mock test : Mock test link will be activated on the application portal soon.

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