MHT CET (DTE MAHARASHTRA) 2020 RESERVATION
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MHT CET provides admission to several engineering and other courses in colleges in the state of Maharashtra. It is performed annually by Maharashtra's State Government Entrance Test Cell in which candidates who qualify for the MHT CET 2020 are admitted to different courses in Engineering and Technology, Medical, and Pharmacy. This article will give you all the information regarding the MHT CET Seats 2020 Reservation. Students should make every possible effort to qualify for the MHT CET 2020 exam. The exam was supposed to be conducted from July 4-31, 2020 and August 3-5, 2020. Due to COVID-19, the exam has been postponed and revised dates will be announced soon. Click here to check the status of MHT CET Admit Card 2020
The MHT CET reservation would only apply to applicants belonging to the Maharashtra State, conditional to the compliance with the eligibility criteria provided by the authorities concerned from time to time.
Candidates can refer to the table provided below for details on the different Maharashtra state seat reservations. Around 50% of backward-class seats are reserved in the state of Maharashtra. The 200 MHT CET Seats Reservation will be based on Maharashtra's diverse backward class. OBC (Other Backward Class) has 19 per cent more seat reservations than Maharashtra 's Schedule Tribe and Scheduled Caste. Then, the rest will be for the categories of General and others.
|Serial Number||Reservation Category||Reservation Percentage|
|01||Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converts to Buddhism (SC)||13.0 %|
|02||Schedule Tribes (ST)||7.0%|
|03||Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes(DT) (NT-A)||3.0%|
|04||Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)||2.5%|
|05||Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)||3.5%|
|06||Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)||2.0%|
|07||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||19.0%|
|08||Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)||16.0%|
All the reservations provided will only apply to candidates who belong to the Maharashtra State. This is subject from time to time to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria stated by the respective authorities. The percentage of reservations is the percentages of seats available for candidates from Maharashtra which comes under the CAP.
The percentage of seats reserved for candidates from backward class groups from the state of Maharashtra is as shown below.
In accordance with the provisions of Government Resolution No. (123/2000)/ GEC-1000 / Tech. Edu.-1, which is dated April 17, 2000, there is a reservation of 30 per cent seats for women candidates. There will be no reservation for female candidates who come under the categories of Defense, Persons with Disabilities, and Orphans.
Five percent (5 percent) of an institution's total approved intake, subject to a limit of five ( 5) seats in each CAP institution, is reserved for students of ex-service workers residing in Maharashtra State (DEF-1). Children of active military personnel domiciled in the State of Maharashtra (DEF-2).
Five percent (5 percent) of all CAP institutions' overall approved intake seats are reserved for applicants with a minimum threshold disability of 40 percent.
Given below are the disabilities:
|Locomotor or disability||Intellectual disability|
|Leprosy cured person||Specific learning disabilities|
|Cerebral palsy||Autism spectrum disorder|
|Muscular dystrophy||Multiple sclerosis|
|Acid attack victims||Parkinson's disease|
|Deaf||Sickle cell disease|
|Hard of hearing||Multiple Disabilities|
|Speech and language disability|
In accordance with the provisions of Government Resolution No. राआधो -4019/31/16-अ which is dated 12 February, 2019, 10 percent of seats will be reserved for candidates from the EWS. The Competent Authority will fill these seats through CAP as stated from time to time by the Government's policies. These seats are to be in excess of the sanctioned intake.
One percent (1 percent) of CAP seats are reserved for Orphan Candidates (with the exclusion of Minority institutions, All India Seats, if any). The Competent Authority will fill these seats through CAP according to the Government Resolution, Department of Women and Child Welfare, No. AMJ-2011/C.R. 212 / Desk 3 which is dated 2 April, 2018 and the Government's policies stated from time to time.
Caste/Tribe Validity Certificate: The authorities which would grant the Caste/Tribe Validity Certificate are:
Caste certificate issuing authority: Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Executive Magistrate /Metropolitan Magistrate in Maharashtra will provide the certificate that recognizes the caste under a particular backward category.
Exceptions are there in the MHT CET 2020 reservation categories. All candidates from any class of Scheduled Tribes (ST), Vimukta Jati (VJ / DT – v), Nomadic Tribes (NT & c), Nomadic Tribes (NT & d), Nomadic Tribes (NT & M), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) that include SBC. These applicants will be asked to display their name in the non-creamy layer certificate as stated in government resolution to assert the benefits under the reserved category. If the applicant does not obey the same, and demands the reservation illegally, he / she will be prosecuted under the Caste Certificate Act, 2000.
The candidates must be Indian nationals and should have finished their 12th standard or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry , and Mathematics from a recognized board / university. Applicants who are to appear for the Class 12th board exams in 2020 can also apply. There will be no age limit to appear for the examination.
|Candidates of Maharashtra State (State Quota)|
Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible. Educational Qualification: Applicants who have passed HSC / equivalent examination with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects with any of the subjects – Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical / Vocational. The applicants should have acquired at least 50 percent marks in these subjects (for the general category) and at least 45 percent marks (for reserved category and PwD candidates who belong to the Maharashtra State only).
Applicants should have passed an engineering diploma and have scored an aggregate mark of at least 50 percent (for the general category) and an aggregate mark of at least 45 percent (for the reserved / backward category / persons with disabilities who belong to the Maharashtra State only.)
Must have passed B.Sc.Degree from a recognized university as established by UGC with at least 50% percent aggregate marks (for General category) and a minimum of 45 percent aggregate marks (for Backward Class/ Persons with Disabilities who belong only to Maharashtra State). Such candidates must have passed class XII in the field of Mathematics.
|All India Candidates (AI Quota)|
|Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates|
|Children of NRI/OCI/PIO/Indian workers in Gulf Countries (CWIGC), Foreign National (FN) Candidates||TThese applicants should have passed HSC or equivalent physics and mathematics examinations as compulsory subjects along with one of these subjects – Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical / Vocational subjects and have acquired at least 50 percent marks in the subjects mentioned above together.|
Since reservation is provided only to candidates from Maharashtra, it is essential to know the Maharashtra State Candidature.
|Candidature Type||Eligibility Criterion|
|Type A||Applicants from a recognized institution in the state of Maharashtra who pass SSC and also Diploma in Engineering or HSC or Bachelor of Science Exam. Candidates for whom Maharashtra is home and/or their birth place.|
|Type B||Candidates not falling in Form A but Maharashtra's domiciles are his / her mother or father. (They must have a certificate of domicile).|
|Type C||Candidates not falling into Type A or Type B but their mother or father is an employee of the Indian Government or Government of India Undertaking. Before the deadline for submission of MHT CET applications, either of the parents should be posted and reported to duty at Maharashtra.|
|Type D||Candidates not falling into (Type A, B and C category), but either of their parents are employees of or retired from Maharashtra Government or the Maharashtra Undertaking Government.|
|Type E||Candidates completing SSC and/or HSC Exam from a recognized institution located in a disputed border region of Maharashtra-Karnataka and whose native language is Marathi.|
Ques. Is there a reservation for female candidates in MHT CET?
A: Yes, there is a reservation for female candidates in MHT CET. According to the provisions of Government Resolution No. (123/2000)/ GEC-1000 / Tech. Edu.-1, that is dated April 17, 2000, a reservation of 30 per cent seats for female candidates is provided. No reservation will be given for female candidates who fall within the categories of Defense, Persons with Disabilities, and Orphans.
Ques. What are the documents needed for MHT CET reservation?
A: The documents needed to apply for MHT CET reservations are:
Ques. Who can avail benefits of MHT CET reservations?
A: MHT CET reservation benefits can be availed by the following categories:
Ques. Which authority issues caste validity certificates?
A: The authorities which issue caste validity certificates are:
Ques. Is there any reservation for orphan candidates?
A: Yes, there is reservation for orphan candidates. About one percent (1 percent) of CAP seats are reserved for Orphan Candidates (with the exception of Minority institutions, All India Seats, if any). The Competent Authority fills these seats through CAP as per the Government Resolution, Department of Women and Child Welfare, No. AMJ-2011/C.R. 212 / Desk 3 that is dated 2 April, 2018 and the Government's policies stated from time to time.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College