MHT CET (DTE MAHARASHTRA) 2020 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
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MHT CET Exam Pattern has been released by DTE Maharashtra with an official notification on the web portal. The questions in the entrance exam will be based on the syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Approximately 20% weightage will be given to class 11th curriculum and 80% weightage will be given to class 12th curriculum while setting the question paper. Read More MHT CET Syllabus
The exam consists of 3 papers conducted in online mode. These are MCQ-based questions and the duration is 180 minutes. Students appearing for engineering stream will have to sit for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics paper. Aspirants must keep in mind that mathematics paper will be published in the English language only. Students who wish to pursue a career in Pharmacy must appear for Physics & Chemistry and can choose between Maths or Biology.
2 marks will be awarded for every correct answer in mathematics paper and 1 mark in other papers. MHT CET 2020 has been postponed as per the latest update and fresh dates will be notified as soon as the normalcy is attended after the lockdown. Read the following article to know more about MHT CET exam pattern such as mode of examination, types of questions, marking scheme and preparation books, etc.
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|Mode of Examination||Online Mode (Computer Based Test)|
|Medium of Examination||English, Marathi, Urdu|
|Number of Papers||3 (Physics/Chemistry, Zoology/Botany and Mathematics)|
|Time Duration of Exam||1 hour and 30 minutes|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of Questions|
50 from each Subject
The questions will be based on the syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. MHT CET holds paper for 3 subjects that is Mathematics/Biology, Physics & Chemistry.
The difficulty level will be on par with the JEE (Main) for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and difficulty level for Biology will be on par with NEET. The questions will be mainly application based. The question will be set on the whole syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects of Std. XII. However, 10 questions from each subject will be based on class 11th. MHT CET 2020, being a common entrance test, the examination has been divided into three papers.
Candidates applying for a particular course are required to appear for a specified set of papers. Provided below is the distribution of subjects, questions, duration, and marks in various papers:
Note: Exam will be conducted at all the district headquarters in the State of Maharashtra.
MHT CET 2020 exam consists of 3 sections- Section 1 will comprise of Physics and Chemistry, Section 2 will be based on Botany and Zoology while Section 3 will include questions related to Mathematics. Only the difference varies in per mark question in the 3 papers. Check the marking scheme for each paper in table below:
|Section||Subject||Number of questions||Marks||Total marks|
As 80% questions are asked from class 12th and 20% from 11th obviously the weightage of topics from earlier will be higher. Given below are the topics with highest weightage in the exam for the subjects
|Kinetic Theory Of Gases And Radiation||12|
|Atoms, Molecules And Nuclei||8|
|Magnetic Effects Of Electric Current||6|
|Interference And Diffraction||4|
|Electrons And Photons||2|
|Wave Theory Of Light||2|
|Three Dimensional Geometry||8|
|Applications of Derivatives||5|
|Bernoulli Trials And Binomial Distribution||4|
|Pair Of Straight Lines||3|
|Linear Programming Problem||3|
|Applications of Definite Integrals||3|
|Chemical Thermodynamics And Energetics||13|
|p-Block Elements - Group 15 To 18||11|
|d And f Block Elements||8|
|Alcohols, Phenols And Ethers||8|
|Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen||8|
|Solutions And Colligative Properties||6|
|Halogen Derivatives Of Alkanes And Arenes||5|
|Aldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic Acids||5|
|Chemistry In Everyday Life||5|
Check: Detailed MHT CET 2020 Syllabus
MHT CET 2020 will consist of the syllabus from Class XI and Class XII textbooks of Maharashtra board. Listed below are some preparation books for MHT CET exam:
|Chemistry||Marvel Chemistry for MHT CET||Mayur Mehta, Chitra Joshi, Rekha Diwekar||8193264746|
|Physics||MHT CET Physics (Marvel)||AJ Bapat||8193264754|
|Mathematics||Marvel MHT-CET Mathematics||Hemant G. Ainapure||8193264738|
|Biology||Marvel Biology for MHT-CET||K. Shankaran, Devaki Rema Devi||8192993345|
As per the data of MHT CET exam conducted in 2017, 2018, 2019 you can see a rise in the number of candidates registered.
Ques. Are we allowed to carry our Calculator in MHT CET 2020 exam?
Ans. No, you are not allowed to carry any electronic item with you in the exam. Doing so could result in your disqualification from the whole process. Certain rules and regulations will be written in your admit card and you have to follow them. The exam will be conducted on April 13 – 17, 2020 and April 20 – 23, 2020.
Ques. What is the time duration of MHT CET 2020 exam?
Ans. The exam will have 3 papers and for each paper, you will get 180 minutes. No extra time will be provided to any candidate. The mode of the exam is online. To attempt a maximum number of questions in a given interval of time you need to practice a lot. Try to go for some online mock exams so that you can practice online and can calculate your speed of answering the questions.
Ques. What will be the difficulty level of MHT CET 2020 exam?
Ans. The difficulty level will be on par with the JEE (Main) for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and difficulty level for Biology will be on par with NEET. So candidates are advised to start preparing for exam well in advance.
Ques. What will be the marking scheme of questions?
Ans. 2 marks will be awarded for every correct answer in mathematics paper and 1 mark in other papers. You have to attempt 3 papers in 180 minute each and each paper will have 50 questions. The level of difficulty will be equal to other competitive exams like JEE, NEET. You can try to answer all the questions because there will be no negative marking in the exam.
Ques. How can I prepare for MHT CET exam 2020?
Ques. What will be MHT CET 2020 exam syllabus weightage?
Ans. Approximately 20% weight will be given to class 11th curriculum and 80% weight will be given to class 12th curriculum while setting the question paper that means you have to give more preparation time to class 12th syllabus. Read More MHT CET Syllabus
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College