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MH CET Law 2019 Counselling, Schedule, Fee, Procedure

Updated On - February 4th 2019 by DEEKSHA

MH CET Law 2019 Counselling: Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra is conducting MH CET Law 2019 counselling on June 25, 2019 for both the undergraduate law programs. All the candidates having their names on the merit list are eligible to appear for counselling and seat allotment process for final admissions in MH CET Law.

MH CET Law Reservation CriteriaMH CET Law Participating Colleges & FeeMH CET Law Cut off
  • There will be three rounds in the MH CET Law 2019 Counselling.
  • Candidates attending MH CET Law counselling 2019 will have to deposit a counselling fee for accepting seats, as per their respective categories.
  • Candidates, who do not report at the allotted college within the alloted time will lose their offered seat and such candidates cannot participate in the next rounds of MH CET Law 2019 Counselling.
  • If any candidate fails to get their documents verified, they will not be eligible for the next rounds of counselling of MH CET Law 2019.
  • If any candidate withdraws his/her seats, a deduction of INR 1000 will be made from the total amount and then refunded.

MH CET Law Counselling 2019 Date

The authority conduct the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) through online mode. Candidates can get here the official counselling schedule of MH CET Law Counselling 2019:

For 5 year Law Course:

Notification for registration of collegesJune 25, 2019
Colleges filling online registration formJune 25, 2019
Colleges to submit printout of registration form with Demand Draft and other documentsJune 25, 2019
Upload of CAP BrochureJune 25, 2019
Online Centralised form filling by candidatesJune 25, 2019
Verification of college documents and approval of colleges for online admissionJune 25, 2019
NRI, OCI, PIO candidates registration and fee submissionJune 25, 2019
Document verification for NRI, OCI, PIO candidatesJune 25 - July 24, 2019
Uploading of verified status of NRI/ OCI/ Foreign candidatesAugust 3, 2019
Display of provisional alphabetical listJuly 9, 2019
Candidature-wise Final Merit ListJuly 24, 2019
Upload of list of approved collegesJuly 27, 2019
Publishing of first list of MH CET Law seat allotmentJuly 24-27,2019
Reporting of candidates to collegesJuly 28, 2019
College to publish online first list of admitted candidatesJuly 28, 2019
Uploading of merit list of NRI, OCI and PIO candidatesAugust 7, 2019
Publishing of second list of MH CET Law seat allotmentAugust 10, 2019
Downloading of admission letters of NRI, OCI, and PIOAugust 10, 2019
NRI, OCI and PIO candidates report to collegesAugust 11-18, 2019
College to publish online second list of admitted candidatesAugust 11-20, 2019
Edit options available for candidatesAugust 21-27, 2019
Publishing of third list of MH CET Law seat allotmentSeptember 4, 2019
Students to report to their respective colleges with admission formSeptember 5-8, 2019
Colleges to update vacant seats onlineSeptember 5-10, 2019
Colleges display vacant seats online and offlineSeptember 12, 2019
Institutional round MH CET Law 2019 CounsellingSeptember 12-22, 2019
Display of MH CET Law 2019 merit listSeptember 25, 2019
Colleges to admit candidates as per merit list and generate provisional admission letterSeptember 26-29, 2019
Colleges to upload status of admitted students onlineSeptember 26-October 4, 2019
Release of MH CET Law 2019 Cut offOctober 6, 2019 

Steps in MH CET Law Counselling

There are several steps involved in the counselling process for MH CET Law 2019. Candidates can simply follow the steps mentioned below to participate in the counselling.

Step 1: Visit the official website of MH CET Law according to your program -

  • 3 year LLB Program – (Available shortly; Click Here)
  • 5 year LLB Program – (Available shortly; Click Here)

Step 2: Click on 'New Registration' tab.

Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions to provide the requisite details.

Step 4: Provide your Registration number/ Roll Number. Click on Submit tab.

Step 5: Once registered, visit the facilitation center for document verification step and proceed to CAP.

Note: If a candidate fails to report at the allotted college within the given time, he will lose his/ her seat and will not be eligible to participate in further rounds of counselling.

What is a Facilitation Center?

A facilitation center means a center where the facilities like the sale of application kits, online forms, document verification and grievances are dealt by the authorities. CheckMH CET LAW Facilitation Centres

What is the Counselling Fee for MH CET Law?

The counselling fee is prescribed as per the category of a candidate. Tabulated below is the same:

CategoryFee (INR)
General, VJ/DT, NT, SBC/ OBC3000
SC/ ST1000
1) In case of seat cancellation, the counselling fee will be refunded only after a deduction of INR 1000 for General, VJ/DT, NT, SBC/ OBC category.
2) INR 300 will be deducted in case of SC/ ST category candidates.

What is Centralised Admission Process (CAP)?

CAP is a digital portal which is used by the Unaided Private Institutions to enroll candidates at the time of MH CET Law Counselling. The notification for it will be released along with the admission-cum-registration form for counselling. 

What are the Stages of CAP?

The various stages involved in the process are stated below:

  • Display of Information Brochure by the Competent Authority / Nodal Officer online at
  • Registering for CAP by filling in counselling registration form.
  • Publishing of Provisional Merit Lists, Submission of grievances (if any) and publishing of final Merit List.
  • Display of available category-wise seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP Round I and II.
  • Filling and Confirmation of Online Option Form having a preference of Institutions before CAP Round I.
  • Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round I and II indicating allotted institute
1) Fill in the preferences in decreasing order as specified by the authorities.
2) Option Form once confirmed shall be considered for allotment in Round I and II.

What are Freeze and Float option available during the CAP?

During the CAP, before accepting the allotted seat a candidate can opt to ‘Freeze’ or 
‘Float’ the choice of the institute for subsequent rounds. 

  • Freeze Option: Accepting the offered seat by paying the full fee in the College/ Institution allotted. Such Candidates will not be considered in subsequent rounds of admission.
  • Float Option: Accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to a program in any Institution of higher preference is offered, they will accept it. Else, they will continue with the currently accepted program. Such candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission, such candidates accept the seat by paying seat acceptance fee.   
Note: Candidates choosing Float option, and securing a seat of his/ her choice of higher preference, then it would automatically result in the forfeiture of the seat accepted by them in the earlier round.

Documents Required for CET Law Counselling

SHortlisted candidates appearing for the counselling process must carry the requisite documents on the day of reporting. Candidates should keep both the original as well as photocopies of the documents at the time of counselling.

  • SSC (Std. X) Mark sheet and Certificate
  • HSC (Std. XII) Mark sheet
  • Degree Mark Sheet
  • Post Graduate Mark sheet
  • CET Score Card
  • CET Hall Ticket
  • Option form
  • School Leaving Certificate, if required
  • Certificate of Indian Nationality
  • Domicile / Birth / Leaving certificate Indicating place of Birth as the State of Maharashtra
  • Maharashtra Domicile certificate of candidate or father/mother of candidate
  • Category Certificate (if required)

Reservation Criteria for MH CET Law 2019

The DHE has defined various reservation criteria for the candidates of Maharashtra State. The criteria listed below are applicable to candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria specified by respective authorities. 

Reservation for Backward Class Category Candidates:

Percentage reserved for the category is the percentage of seats available for Maharashtra candidates under the CAP. It is important to claim the category to which they belong to at the time of submission of application form for CAP.

CategoryPercentage of Seats Reserved
SC and SC converted to Buddhism13%
Vimukta Jati (VJ)/ De-Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)3%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)2.5%
Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)3.5%
Nomadic Tribes (NT-D)2%
1) A valid Caste Certificate is required at the time of document verification, failing to do so will result in cancellation of candidature. 
2) Seat allotment will be cancelled if the documents are not verified or they are found with illicit information.

Reservation for Sons/ Daughters of Defence Services Personnel:

There is only 5% i.e. 5 seats that are reserved for each institute coming under CAP for the following candidates:

  • Def. 1 – Children of Ex-service personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State
  • Def. 2 – Children of Active Service Personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State
  • Def. 3 – Children of Active Service Personnel, transferred to Maharashtra State but are not Domiciled in Maharashtra, or who are not domiciled in Maharashtra but their families are stationed in the State.
1) A combined single merit list of all eligible Def. 1, Def. 2 and Def. 3 candidates will be prepared. 
2) To claim seats under this, produce an additional document proving that you are eligible for this quota.
3) Children of Civilian Staff will not be considered under this category.

Reservation for Persons with Disability:

Percentage of seats reserved for the category is 3%  of the total sanctioned intake of all the Institutions under CAP.  These candidates are required to submit the PwD certificates in order to claim seats under this quota. The break up is tabulated below:

CategoryPercentage of Seats Reserved
P1 – Visually Impaired i.e. Blind candidates.
P2 – Speech and Hearing Impaired i.e. Deaf & Dumb candidates
P3 – Orthopedic disorders, Learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphic, Spastic candidates.

How is CAP Round III conducted?

If there are any vacant seats left after Round I and Round II, Round III takes place. The status of vacant seats is published online on MH CET Law website. In this round also computerized allotment on Inter-se-Merit basis will be done.

Conditions for Seat Allocation are as follows:

  • No allocation of seat in any of the previous rounds
  • Who did not participate (failure of filling option form) in the previous round  
  • Taken and cancelled admission in the earlier rounds or rejected seats
  • Froze the admission in earlier rounds but are desirous of Floating in this final round is eligible to participate in this round. 
  • Opted for Floating option by paying seat acceptance fee and also applying for Round III shall not fill in the allotted institution in their choice list.
Note: Float options are not available for the seats allotted in this round.

Stages involved in Round III of CAP

  1. Checking the status of seats and conditions as mentioned above.
  2. Reporting at the institution
  3. Accepting and conforming the offered seat.

What is the meaning of Inter-Se-Merit?

The meaning of Inter-Se-Merit is the order of merit declared by the Competent Authority in respect of various classes or category of candidates. In MH CET Law, the allotment in CAP Round I, II and II of State Level Seats will be carried out as per Inter-Se-Merit of Maharashtra candidates. 

Colleges accepting MH CET Law Scores (5-year/ 3-year)

Name of College City
University of Mumbai Mumbai
Dr. Bhabhasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
Gondwana UniversityGadchiroli
 North Maharashtra University Jalgaon
Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur
Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati UniversityAmravati
Savitribai Phule Pune UniversityPune
Shivaji UniversityKolhapur
Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s UniversityMumbai
Solapur UniversitySolapur
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada UniversityNanded

CheckMH CET Law Participating Colleges

*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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Sarah Fernandes

Is there counselling for 3 years? Please can you provide a link ?

06 Aug, 2018 18:39
Akansha Expert

Hi Sarah,. HERE IS A LINK:-

06 Aug, 2018 18:48
Manu Dhayal

Allotment list is not released yet.. Why it's late

27 Jul, 2018 19:14
Akansha Expert

Hi Manu, It is depend upon the Authority you can check on the Official website.

30 Jul, 2018 17:13
sonal kumari

my oms merit rank is 121, can i get ils pune in mhcet law 5 yrs?

26 Jul, 2018 01:32
Garima Bansal

Hi Sonal, To check which college you will get according to your rank you may check this link:- Rank predictor.

26 Jul, 2018 10:42
Tanvi Phatak

is it necessary to convert the marksheet grades into percentage? and then upload the conversion marksheet

19 Jul, 2018 13:04
Garima Bansal

Hi Tanvi, Yes it is necessary to convert the marksheet grades into percentage

19 Jul, 2018 15:21
Tanvi Phatak

hello sir/madam i have not got the graduation marksheet from the college? can i register in the cap process?

19 Jul, 2018 13:02
Garima Bansal

Hi Tanvi, original mark sheet is mandatory for the cap process

19 Jul, 2018 15:19

hello sir/madam can i get link of online counselling with CAP round of 3 year llb?

11 Jul, 2018 15:09
Garima Bansal

Hi ESHA, HERE IS A LINK:- The tentative schedule for counselling will declared on 9th July 2018

11 Jul, 2018 17:47

Hello Sir, Could you please help me with the Counselling date for LLB 3 year 2018 as per this Link: it should be get started on 9th July 2018. But the window is still not open. Please help.

11 Jul, 2018 12:57
Garima Bansal

Hi AkshaY, Candidate Registration application have not started, tentative schedule will declared on 9th July 2018

11 Jul, 2018 15:16
Yash Chheda

Hello sir, When would the Admission process start for 3 years LLB. Also do colleges also give offline forms too?

03 Jul, 2018 12:13
Garima Bansal

Hi Yash, MH CET Law 2018 Counselling: Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra is conducting MH CET Law 2018 counselling on June 25, 2018 The application mode is online only

03 Jul, 2018 16:46
Disha Jain

hi sir/madam, can you please help me out with the dates for 3year lab course admissions as the result is already out. and also I will have to travel to UK in month of September, will I be able to secure my admission online?

02 Jul, 2018 13:42
Garima Bansal

Hi Disha, Notification for registration of colleges is already started from June 25, 2018

03 Jul, 2018 10:32
Shweta Nair

Mam please provide the link for registration of 3 year LLB 2018-19

04 Jul, 2018 13:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Shweta, Please check this link for getting the information about 3 year LLB Course counselling Session i..e

04 Jul, 2018 17:52
shivani shahane

 Can i get the link for online Counselling link, which for CAP rounds for 3 years LLB?

05 Jul, 2018 11:59
Garima Bansal

Hi Shivani. The online counselling registration for the 3 year llb has not started yet The tentative date is 9 july

05 Jul, 2018 13:15
vaibhavi sudhir vichare

hello could ypu explain the difference between counselling and cap round ...and where to apply first ???

29 Jun, 2018 20:07
Akansha Expert

Hi Vaibhavi, The Counselling rounds is also knows as Cap Round.

25 Jul, 2018 18:30

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