MHT CET (DTE MAHARASHTRA) 2020 ELIGIBILITY

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    MHT CET 2020 Eligibility, Age Limit and Educational Qualification

    Atul Yadav Atul Yadav
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    Candidates have to satisfy certain eligibility criteria laid down by the conducting authority to appear for MHT CET 2020. All Indian Nationals who have passed HSC/12th class exam or its equivalent examination are eligible to appear for MHT CET 2020. Also, the candidates appearing in the qualifying examination (HSC/12th) in 2020 are considered eligible. There is no age limit for appearing in MHT CET 2020.

    Update: MHT CET 2020 exam was scheduled to be conducted on April 13 – 18, 2020 and April 20 – 23, 2020 (excluding April 14, 2020) now stands postponed and further details of rescheduling the exam will be notified soon.

    As per DTE Maharashtra, 85% of the seats in private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra will be filled through MHT CET, while 15% seats will be filled/reserved for All India Quota based on MHT CET. Candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria can fill the Application form from Jan 7 to Feb 29, 2020.

    Read the following article to know more about MHT CET eligibility conditions such as domicile, age, educational qualification, qualifying examination, and subject combinations.

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    Eligibility Criteria

    Eligibility Criteria for MHT CET 2020

    The candidates should be Indian nationals and should have completed their 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board/university with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates appearing for the class 12th board exams in 2020 will also be eligible. There is No age limit will be there to appear for the exam.

    Candidature Type Eligibility

     Students’ CategoryEligibility Criteria

    Candidates of Maharashtra State

    (State Quota)

    NationalityIndian Nationals are ONLY eligible.
    Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed HSC/equivalent exam with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects with any one of the subjects – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects. In these subjects, the candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks (for General Category) and at least 45% marks (for reserved category and PwD candidates) belonging to Maharashtra State only).

    OR

    Candidates must have passed Diploma in Engineering and secured a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for reserved/ backward category/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only.
    OR
    Should have passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized university as defined by UGC with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for backward class/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only. These candidates should have passed XII class with Mathematics as a subject

    All India Candidates

    (AI Quota)

    Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates
    Children of NRI/OCI/PIO/Indian workers in Gulf Countries (CWIGC), Foreign National (FN) CandidatesThese candidates must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of these – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together

    Maharashtra State Candidature

    A Candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E.Candidates who have domicile of Maharastra state fall under this category.

    Candidature TypeEligibility Criterion
    Type A

    Candidates passing SSC and also Diploma in Engineering or HSC or Bachelor of Science Exam from a recognized institution in the state of Maharashtra.

    Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in Maharashtra

    Type BCandidate not falling in Type A but his/her mother or father are domiciles of Maharashtra. (They must possess domicile certificate).
    Type CCandidates who do not fall in Type A or Type B but their mother or father is a Government of India or Government of India Undertaking employee. Either of the parents should be posted and reported to the duty in Maharashtra before the deadline of MHT CET application submission.
    Type DCandidates who do not fall in (Type A, B and C category), but either of their parents is employees of or are retires as Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
    Type ECandidates passing SSC and/or HSC Exam from a recognized institution situated in a disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

    All India Candidature

    Candidates who don't have a domicile of Maharastra and seeking admission into the engineering colleges in Maharastra fall under this category.

    • The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this category.

    Minority Candidature

    • The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from the State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this category.

    Other State Candidature (OMS)

    • The Candidates having a Domicile Certificate / Residential Certificate / Residence and Date of Birth Certificate issued from the competent authority other than Maharashtra state are eligible under this category.
    • Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidates will be considered as OMS candidates.

    Children of NRI / OCI / PIO

    • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries can apply only if they have studied Maths and Science for their qualifying exam, Foreign National are exempted from appearing for  MHT-CET 2020.

    NOTE:

    • It is mandatory to appear for MHT-CET 2020 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to B.E./B.Tech.
    • The score of JEE(Main) shall be preferred over MHT-CET 2020 for admission to B.E./B.Tech.

    Important Instructions

    Important Instructions for MHT CET 2020 Candidates

    • The Question Paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
    • Each question will have Four options (answers).
    • Only one option among the four will be correct.
    • Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects will have 1 mark for each question
    • Mathematics subject will have 2 marks for each question.
    • Total duration for the MHT-CET Examination is 180 Minutes.
    • Candidate has to solve 150 questions.
    • There is no Negative Marking.
    • Candidates are advised not to spend too much time on any particular question.
    • Questions will be available in English/Urdu/Marathi languages.
    • Question Paper in Urdu & Marathi will only be available to the candidates who have opted for that particular language in the online CET Application form.
    • In case of any dispute regarding the question, the Original English version will be considered as Final. 

    Check  MHT CET 2020 Exam Pattern


    Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQs

    Question: I will complete my qualifying exam (HSC/12th) in March 2020, will I be eligible to apply for MHT CET 2020?

    Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply for MHT CET 2020 exam. But you have to provide your provisional mark sheet of class 12th during the time of admission. 

    Question: I have got compartment in class 12th, can I apply for MHT CET 2020?

    Answer: Yes, you can apply but your admission will be finalized only if you clear the compartment of that subject. You can apply for the exam in the first week of January 2020 online by visiting the official website. 

    Question: What are the requirements of the minimum mark to apply for MHT CET 2020?

    Answer: You need a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in class 12th. If you are appearing in 12th then also you are eligible to apply but you have to provide the mark sheets of the same at the time of admission.

    Question: What is the minimum age limit requirement?

    Answer: There is no minimum age limit to apply for MHT CET 2020. Online application forms will be out in the first week of January 2020. 

    Question: I am an NRI, what will be the eligibility criteria for me?

    Answer: These candidates must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of these Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical/Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50 % marks in the above subjects taken together.

    Question: Is Aadhar Card mandatory for MHT CET 2020?

    Answer: No Aadhar Card is not the only valid ID proof. Other than this you can have Voter Card, Driving License, Aadhaar Card/e-Aadhaar card with a photograph, PAN Card, Indian Passport, Bank Passbook with photo, Any Photo ID proof issued by the Gazetted Officer/ People’s Representative, Recent ID card issued by recognized college or university. Ration card will not be accepted as a valid ID proof.

    *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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    Comments

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    14 Comments
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    Ibtesam Pathan

    Minimum marks in PCM to NT B CASTE STUDENT to take admission in engineering ?

    04 Mar, 2020 10:10
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ibtesam, you can check the cut off marks required in various affiliated colleges from here: MHT-CET Cut Off

    04 Mar, 2020 10:47
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    Ankit Dubey

    Hi,how many times one can appear for mhcet?, Is there any fixed no of attempts one can give?

    25 Feb, 2020 09:41
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ankit, no, there are no fixed number of attempts for this exam.

    25 Feb, 2020 11:55
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    Antara Tandon

    i am born in maharashtra . am i eligible for MHCET in state quota or all india quota

    16 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Payal, yes, you are eligible to apply for this exam under state quota.

    16 Jan, 2020 16:41
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    Abhishek rajkumar Sanas

    Sir in mht cet 2020 EWS quata is conserved or not

    15 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Abhishek, no, EWS quota is not provided in MHT-CET.

    15 Jan, 2020 09:52
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    J K Patankar

    We are staying in GUlf country for the past 6 years and my daughter is studying in CBSE school here . Being an NRI is she eligible for appearing MHT CET 2020

    14 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Patankar, yes, NRI candidates can apply for MHT-CET.

    14 Jan, 2020 11:27
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    Praneet Dighe

    I am an NRI. My son is appearing for XII HSC exam in 2020. He has passed his. He is Indian citizen and resident of India, domiciled in Mumbai, Maharshatra. As I am an NRI , is my son exempted from MHT-CET and if so how does he get admission to Universities in Maharashtra for BTech Engineering

    14 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Atul, yes, he can apply under Maharashtra quota for this exam.

    14 Jan, 2020 11:24
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    Terrel celsus braganca

    I am from Goa can I answer Maharashtra cet 2020

    14 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Terrel, yes, you can apply for this exam provided but you will be considered only for the 15% of the total seats under All India Quota.

    14 Jan, 2020 11:21
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    Chahak borkar

    i born in chattisgarh and my parent are born in maharashtra i m eligible or not? for this emtrance exam

    10 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Chahak, yes, you are eligible to appear in this exam but under All India Quota.

    10 Jan, 2020 11:14
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    Sachin Singh

    If I am a student of outside Maharashtra and I do not live in Maharashtra then am I eligible to give the CET 2020 exam? And also do I need to fill the form for CET 2020 or my marks from NEET 2020 exam is eligible for the same?

    04 Jan, 2020 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sachin, yes, you are eligible to appear in this exam.

    04 Jan, 2020 10:48
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    RISHABH VERMA

    My Son is studying in 12th std Maharashtra board. he is born in Uttar Pradesh but we are staying in Mumbai for last 12 years. his whole schooling is pursued in Mumbai only. We both parents are working in Private sectors. Is my son eligible for MH CET in any category?

    13 Sep, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rishabh, no, your son will be considered as a general candidate only as the candidates are provided benefits only when they belong to Maharashtra state.

    13 Sep, 2019 11:23

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