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MH CET Law 2018 Result, Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus

Updated On - May 8th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra has declared the MH CET Law 2018 result for 5-year LLB programs on May 7. MH CET Law was held on April 22, 2018, from 11 a.m onwards, for admissions to five-year integrated law programs and for the three-year LLB programs will be held on June 17, 2018.

Along with the publication of MH CET Law merit list and release of the score card. Afterwards, the DHE Maharashtra will organise MH CET Law 2018 Counselling between June and August, even as the classes at respective law colleges are to begin in the same month.

Latest: To Check MH CET Law Result 2018 for five-year integrated law program – Click Here

The law exam will include 150 MCQs each carrying 1 mark to be completed within 2 hours. Candidates can appear for the entrance test if,

  • He/she has acquired a minimum of 45% marks in 10+2 examinations (for 5-year LLB program)
  • He/she has acquired a minimum of 45% marks in undergraduate degree course (for 3-year LLB program)
About MH CET Law 2017
Last year, the competition was high as more candidates scored high in the Common Entrance Test for five-year integrated LLB program. The highest score was 134 out of 150. Also, of the 14559 candidates who took the test, 295 crossed 112 marks and 1099 scored more than 100 marks. Check Maharashtra CET 2017 Paper Analysis 

Latest Update

  • The official MH CET Law Mock Test for 5 year program is available now.Click Here
  • The official MH CET Law Mock Test for 3 year program is available now.Click Here

Highlights of MH CET Law 2018

Exam NameMH CET Law or Maharashtra Law CET
Conducting BodyDTE Maharashtra
Official or 
Exam LevelState Level
Exam Date

3 Year program- June 17, 2018

5 Year Program- April 22, 2018

Eligibility Criteria3-year Program: Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks
5-year Program: Qualifying exam with 45% marks
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
MH CET Law | 022-26473719 (between 10 am to 6 pm)

MH CET Exam Official Schedule Screenshot


Exam Calendar (Released)

Tabulated below are the official MH CET Law 2018 Exam Dates:

EventsDate (5 year)Date (3 year)
Availability of MH CET Law 2018 Application FormFeb. 23 – Mar. 26, 2018Apr. 16 – May 16, 2018
Issue of MH CET Law 2018 Admit CardApril 11, 20181st week of June, 2018
MH CET Law 2018 Exam Date

April 22, 2018

June 17, 2018
Release of MH CET Law 2018 ResultMay 7, 2018Last week of June 2018

MH CET Law 2018 Eligibility – Can you Apply?


  • A candidate should be an Indian national.
  • Aspirants must have the domicile of Maharashtra state

Academic Qualification

LLB (5 years) course

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from any recognized board.
  • Applicants must have 45% in the qualifying exam and 40% for reserved categories.

LLB (3 years) course

  • Candidate must hold the graduate or post graduate degree from any recognized institution in any stream.
  • Aspirants must have 45% in the qualifying exam and 40% for reserved categories.
Note: Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible and can apply for MH CET exam.

Check detailedMH CET Law Eligibility

Registration for MH CET Law 2018 (Open)

Application Form Dates: 5 year prog. (Feb. 23 – Mar. 26) | 3 year prog. (Apr. 16 – May 16)

The application form filling procedure is completely online. Visit MH CET Law Official Website to register for the state level law examination.  

Ques. What credentials are required before starting the registration procedure?

Ans: Listed below are the required credentials:

  • Valid email ID
  • Valid Mobile Number
  • Candidate’s Name as on official documents
  • Date of birth
  • Scanned Passport size Photograph
  • Scanned Signature 

There are three major steps to apply online for MH CET Law namely Registration, Uploading Documents and Fee Payment. A brief about the same are listed below:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of DHE i.e. or
  • Click ‘Apply Online’ and choose ‘Click here for New Registration’
  • Enter Name, Contact details and Email-id, to get a Provisional Registration No. and Password.
  • Save application by clicking 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button.

Step 2: Upload Documents

After entering all the details in MH CET Law 2018 Application form, you have to scan and upload your photo and signature. There are certain guidelines defined by the authorities to upload these documents. 

Photograph20 kb – 50 kb
Signature10 kb – 20 kb

Check detailedGuidelines for Uploading Documents

Step 3: Application Fee Payment

Application fee is set as per candidate’s category. It can be paid through online mode only. There are three modes of payment or for depositing the fee. They are as follows:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card (RuPay/Visa/Master card/Maestro)
  • Internet banking
  • IMPS
  • Cash cards
  • Mobile wallet
CategoryApplication Fee (INR)
General Category from Maharashtra State, All Candidates belonging to Outside Maharashtra State (OMS/All India Candidature), J & K Migrant800
Reserved Category of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only Reserved category400

Download MH CET Law 2018 Admit Card

Issue Date of MH CET Law Admit Card: 5 year – April 11 | 3 year – June 2018 

DTE Maharashtra will release the document on the official website. Enter application number/registration number and password to access MH CET Law Admit Card. It is mandatory to carry admit card to the exam center on the day of examination.

Details on Admit Card

Candidates must cross-check all the details mentioned on the admit card. The details mentioned on admit card includes:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Venue or name of the examination center
  • Timings of the examination
  • Rules and regulations to be followed on exam day

Documents Required with Admit Card

Along with the admit card, candidates are required to carry below-mentioned documents along with them on the day of the examination.

  • Photo IDs such as PAN card and Aadhar Card
  • Print out of the Application Form
  • One recent photograph that the candidate uploaded during applying for MH CET application form
Note: If any of the candidates forget to carry the above-mentioned documents, along with the admit card then she/he may not be allowed to appear for the examination.

MH CET Law 2018 Exam Center

  • Candidates have to select any three centers of their own choice at the time of registration.
  • After entering the choice of MH CET Law exam center, it will be considered final.
  • Complete details of the exam venue will be mentioned on the admit card. 

Important Points

Some points which candidates must keep in mind before they go for the law exam:

  • Reach the exam hall 30 minutes before the exam commences.
  • Carry admit card and the Photo ID to the examination hall.
  • No electronic gadgets are allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Candidates are not allowed to leave the examination hall before the completion of time.
  • No request for change of Centre/Venue/Date/ Session for MH CET Law 2018 will be entertained.
  • The competent authority reserves the right to cancel any of the centres and /or add some other centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility
  • Competent Authority also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted.

Pattern and Syllabus for MH CET Law

MH CET Law 2018 Exam Date: 5 year (April 22) and 3 year (June 17)

MHCETLawExamPattern, CETLawPattern

Detailed Exam Pattern of LL.B 5-year Program

  • The Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell, has scheduled the examination for April 22. 
  • MH CET Law 2018 Exam held for 5-year Integrated LLB program will comprise 150 MCQs each carrying 1 mark. 
  • There is NO negative marking. 

The section-wise distribution of marks and questions in the exam is tabulated below:

Section nameNumber of QuestionsTotal marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning4040
General Knowledge with current affairs3030
Logical and Analytical Reasoning4040
Mathematical Aptitude1010

Detailed Exam Pattern for 3-year LLB program

  • The conducting body has scheduled the law exam for June 17.
  • The paper will contain 150 MCQs. 
  • There is NO negative marking and the time duration of exam will be 2 hours. 

The section-wise distribution of marks and questions in the exam is explained below in the given table:

Name of the sectionTotal number of questionsTotal marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning3030
General Knowledge and current affairs4040
Logical and Analytical Reasoning3030

Important Topics for MH CET Law 

  • DTE Maharashtra releases MH CET Law syllabus each year.
  • The syllabus for both the programs remains almost same.
  • No change in the syllabus of MH CET Law has been notified as yet.

The topics covered for the exam are as mentioned below:

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning  

  • In this section, the problem-solving ability and candidate’s interest towards the study of law will be checked.
  • The questions will be based on legal prepositions and sets of facts.
  • Test takers are required to assume the truth of these prepositions and answer accordingly.

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

  • The questions in this section will be based on wide analogies, completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, applying rules, etc.
  • Also, this section will test candidate’s ability to understand structure, relationship and drawing logical conclusions about structures

GK and Current Affairs

  • For the current affairs section, aspirants are required to follow the current events in politics, economy, education, etc.
  • To prepare for the GK section, candidates can study topics such as History, Geography, General Science, Civics, etc.


Questions in this section checks candidate’s command over English vocabulary.

Important Topics
Comprehension passagesSynonyms and Antonyms
Choosing correct wordsIdioms and phrases
Jumble words and sentencesFill-in the blank
Spotting errorsspelling mistakes

Mathematical Aptitude

  • In this section, candidate’s aptitude for elementary Mathematics is tested.
  • To prepare for this section, aspirants can revise the syllabus of Class 10.
Important Topics
Speed and DistanceVenn Diagram
Profit and LossAverage
Time and WorkAlgebra
    Note – For 5-year LLB Course, candidates will have to prepare and attempt questions from Basic Mathematics as well. There various sub-topics covered under all the above-mentioned topics.

    MH CET Law 2018 Result

    Release of MH CET Law Results: 5 year (May 7) | 3 year (June 2018)

    • MH CET Law 2018 Result is declared by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra.
    • The results are released on MH CET Law official website i.e. 
    • Enter your registration no. & DOB to check your results.
    • It will be released in the form of scorecard, carrying scores and qualifying status of the candidate.
    • The merit list is prepared on the basis of scores obtained in the law examination.
    Total Registrations for MH CET Law 201719,000 approx.
    Candidates who appeared for MH CET Law14,559
    Highest Score134 out of 150
    Candidates crossing 112 marks benchmark295
    Candidates crossing 100 marks benchmark1099

    * The data tabulated above is for the 5 year bachelor of law course.

    Know more about MH CET Law Results

    MH CET Law 2018 Cut Off

    Cut off is the minimum score set by the conducting authority for all the candidates. Candidates who score equal or more marks as per the specified cutoff score will be declared as qualified.

    Cut off is calculated on various factors, namely:

    • Number of Candidate appeared for MH CET Law exam
    • No of candidates passed the exam
    • Difficulty level of question paper
    • Number of vacancy for this exam
    • Cut Off may also be section-wise

    CheckMH CET Law Cut Off

    Counselling for MH CET Law 2018

    • DHE Maharashtra holds the counselling for MH CET Law through Centralised Admission Process (CAP).
    • Through this procedure, candidates are granted admissions to various law programs offered in the state of Maharashtra.

    To participate in the counselling procedure, candidates are required to follow the listed steps:

    MH CET
    • Register online by entering your Login ID on the official website of the law entrance exam.
    • After successfully registering for the online counselling, exercise choice option to select the preferred callege.
    • After completion of this process, authorities release the name of shortlisted candidates eligible for document verification process.
    • Once this is over candidates need to submit admission fee in order to secure a seat in the college of their choice.
    • As per the trends, there are approximately four rounds of MH CET Law Counselling.

    MH CET Law Seat Reservation

    Institute Type

    Percentage of Sanctioned CAP Seats

    Maharashtra Domiciled

    All India Seats

    NRI, OCI, PIO, Foreign Quota

    Minority Quota

    Govt. Institutes





    Govt. Aided Institutes





    Govt. Aided Minority Institutes





    University Dept/ Courses (Govt. Aided)





    Seat Allotment Process

    The seat allotment process is the last and final step of admission process. If seats are still vacant after third round of counselling, then only fourth round of counselling will be organized.

    • If a candidate has been allotted a seat then he/she has to download the ‘Provisional Seat Allotment Letter’.
    • Students have to draw a demand draft in favour of Competent Authority and deposit it at the admission reporting centre at the time of seat acceptance.
    • After verification of documents, the centre-in-charge will give the online receipt of acceptance to the candidate.

    The fee to be paid by the candidate under various categories are as follows:

    CategoryFee (INR)
    GeneralINR 3000
    SBC/ OBCINR 3000
    Vimukta Jatis/ De-notified TribesINR 3000
    Nomadic TribesINR 3000
    SC/STINR 1000

    MH CET Law 2018 FAQs

    Ques. What is the basic eligibility for MH CET LAW 2018?

    Ans. MH CET LAW 2018 is conducted for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB Program. Students writing exam for 5-year LLB program must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from any recognized board with a minimum of 45% (40% for reserved categories).

    Aspirants appearing for 3-year LLB Program through MH CET LAW must have graduated from any recognized university or college with a minimum of 45% (40% for reserved categories).

    Ques. I am in my final year of graduation. Can I apply for MH CET LAW?

    Ans. Yes. You can appear in MH CET LAW for 3-Year LLB Program. However, you should have completed your graduation by the time of admission.

    Ques. I have registered for MH CET LAW under SC/ST Category but I don’t have valid documents. Will my application be rejected?

    Ans. No. If you fail to submit valid documents approved by the concerned authority, you MH CET LAW 2018 Application Form will be considered under general category.

    It is highly recommended that you fill MH CET 2018 Application Form with the utmost attention to avoid any such errors.

    Ques. I have made some mistakes in my MH CET LAW Application Form. Is there any way to rectify those?

    Ans. No. There is no MH CET LAW Form Correction window made available to registered students by MAHACET.

    Ques. My father’s name is misspelled in MH CET LAW Admit Card. How do I get it changed?

    Ans. Any sort of discrepancy in your MH CET LAW 2018 Admit Card can affect your candidature in the exam and admission process thereafter. MAHACET encourages students to report at the following address in case of any discrepancy in students’ Admit Cards.

    305, Government Polytechnic Building,

    49, Kherwadi, Ali Yavar Jung Marg, Bandra East

    Mumbai – 400051

    Phone Number: +91-22-26476034



    Ques. I am not proficient in English. Can I take MH CET LAW 2018 in my native language?

    Ans. MH CET LAW 2018 is taken state-wide bilingually. You can write MH CET LAW in any of the following languages.

    • English
    • Marathi

    Ques. What is the exam pattern of MH CET LAW 2018?

    Ans. Exam Pattern forMH CET LAW 2018 5-Year and 3-Year LLB Program is similar in many terms. The exams are conducted for a total of 150 marks divided equally among 150 questions.

    Ques. What are the tie-breaking criteria in MH CET LAW 2018?

    Ans. Tie-breaking criteria of the MH CET LAW is similar for 5-year and 3-year LLB program. Preference is given to students with higher scores in the qualifying exam.

    Ques. How do I retrieve my lost MH CET LAW Scorecard?

    Ans. MH CET LAW 2018 Scorecard is one of the important documents to be produced at the time of counselling and admission. Students who have lost their MH CET LAW Scorecard must report to the concerned authority as soon as possible at the following address:

    305, Government Polytechnic Building,

    49, Kherwadi, Ali Yavar Jung Marg, Bandra East

    Mumbai – 400051

    Phone Number: +91-22-26476034



    Ques. How is the MH CET LAW 2018 Cutoff decided?

    Ans. The cutoff is decided on the basis of average marks scored in the exam, total number of students appearing in the exam and number of seats available in LLB programs.

    Ques. What should I do if there is a lot of delay in accessing the page?

    Ans. Delay in accessing the registration page can be caused due to various factors like internet speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application form at the same time. You can try again at the gap of 15 minutes or at the time of night when less number of candidates register.

    Ques. How do I know that my application is registered successfully?

    Ans. Successful registration is indicated when the ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ is generated successfully. You must preserve the registration number carefully as it is required at the time of printing Application form and downloading Admit Card.

    Ques. I did not receive the email for registration of my application?

    Ans. Registration Number and Password will also be mailed by auto-response Confirmation emails. Receiving of these emails depends on the correctness of E-Mail ID provided, Policy of your E-Mail Service Provider to accept and Divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails or bounce back such emails without accepting it due to a heavy number of emails generated by our Applications. In case of Govt. /official /company Email Ids, delivery is controlled by your Company Policies.

    Ques. I did not receive the acknowledgment/ reply to my email communication?

    Ans. "Reply to" Email Id for the Application is created for the convenience of the Candidates for genuine communications. Please do not use this address to send back the emails for "Acknowledgment", "Vacation Mail", "Friendship Offers", "Sales Offers" etc. Email Server is configured to delete such emails automatically.

    Ques. What details should I retain while replying to auto-response emails?

    Ans. You will receive a mail containing "REGISTRATION NO." and "PASSWORD". You must preserve the credentials required to reprint the application form and downloading admit card.

    Ques. Due to some unavoidable reason, I will not be able to appear for the examination for the allocated session. What should I do?

    Ans. No candidate will be allowed to appear for MH CET Law 2018 in other than the allotted session. Any request for Centre, Venue and Session change will not be entertained under any circumstances.

    Ques. Can I make the payment for the application fee via offline mode?

    Ans. No, MH CET Law fee can be paid via online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form Processing Fees.

    Ques. Can I go back and forth while answering the questions in MH CET Law 2018?

    Ans. Yes, candidates can attempt any question at any point in time within the stipulated time i.e. 120 minutes.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    Eulalia dsilva

    Hi I am a graduate and looking for a 3 year LLB course. Just wanted to know when do i apply for the CET exam or when do i have to fill the form. Waiting for a reply

    14 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Eulalia, You get information about the LLB program through this link: MH CET Application Procedure.

    16 Mar, 2018 14:52

    I want list of colleges in Maharashtra for LLB course

    09 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Vaishali, I am giving you the college list of Maharashtra which offers the LLB program please check the college list through this link: LLB Colleges List.

    09 Mar, 2018 13:24
    bhagwan singh chaudhary

    Is this possible for a student from outside of Maharashtra to appear in MH- CET Law 2018 and getting admission in LLB?

    06 Mar, 2018 16:17
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Bhagwan, Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible to fill in the application form for MH CET Law under this category.

    06 Mar, 2018 17:41
    richa chhabra

    please provide the link for registration for 3 year llb mh cet exam form 2018

    23 Feb, 2018 13:55
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Richa, To get information about the LLB program please check this link: Admission Guidelines.

    23 Feb, 2018 15:19
    abhi bhujbal

    Hey I'm in Ty.b com can I appear for upcoming 2018 MH-CET

    03 Jan, 2018 22:45
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Abhi, Final year/Semester students are eligible to appear for 3 year law program.

    18 May, 2018 12:23

    what was the cut of mark in 2016 and 2017 and what is the fee structure?

    07 Dec, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Asha, CUTOFF score varies for every category and for every course. So if you want information regarding CUTOFF score in 2017 & 2016 you can use this link CUTOFF.

    16 May, 2018 11:21

    How to prepare for CET exams?

    19 Nov, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Prerna,While preparing you should be familiarize with exam pattern.

    Make a time table for all sections.

    Make sure to consider & cover full syllabus.

    Work more on your weak section.

    For general awareness & Current affairs, it is a must to read newspaper, magazines and reading digital content everyday.

    15 May, 2018 10:33

    i have completed my in the year dec 2016 and would like to study LLB , what is the procedure for admissions in LLB college in mumbai ?

    23 Jul, 2017 00:20
    sangeeta rawat

    Hello Sampada, To take admission LLB course in Mumbai, Candidate must have to qualify MH-CET LLB exam, for more information find this link and check Admission

    24 Jul, 2017 14:37
    Reshma Saka

    hiii... I am trying to download admit card for 5 yr law cet 2017, but unable to download . pls provide the link to download the same.

    12 May, 2017 00:20

    will the date for law cet to fill application extended more?

    03 May, 2017 00:20

    Hi Shailesh, as of now, there is no information like that. To catch more details on MH-CET-Law, please find the link

    05 May, 2017 12:48
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