How to crack MHT CET 2019?
Surbhi Mehtani, 02 Jan 2019, #MAHA CET
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How to crack MHT CET 2019 - MHT CET is the biggest engineering entrance exam at state level for B.Tech admissions and that is why the buzz around it is huge. It attracts around 4 lakh aspirants impling that competition is substantial in this case and cannot be ignored. Grabbing a seat by beating the maximum number of aspirants in a state level exam won't be easy if you don't know – how to crack MHT CET 2019. To make it big in the exam, you need to know everything related to it, be it syllabus, exam pattern, dates or counselling procedure. On having information related to MHT CET, you will be able to think about how to crack 2019 MHT CET and take the preparation process ahead. Careers360 is here to help you with some tips and suggestions on how to crack MHT CET 2019. Read the article below to know about it.

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It is important that before starting the preparation for MHT CET 2019, you know it all – syllabus, exam pattern, books to study from, marking scheme etc.

Make sure that MHT CET 2019 syllabus which you will follow is officially prescribed by the exam conducting body.

The syllabus of MHT CET is based on Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education's syllabus of class XI and class XII.

MHT CET 2019 Syllabus – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (Class XII)




Circular Motion



Wave Motion

d and f Block Elements d-Block Elements


Communication Systems

Chemical Kinetics



Solid State

Pair of Straight Lines


Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic

Trigonometric Functions

Rotational Motion


Probability Distribution





Coordination Compounds

Mathematical Logic Statements

Electrons and Photons

General Principles and Processes of Isolation


Stationary Waves

Chemistry in Everyday Life


Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Biomolecules Carbohydrates

Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distribution

Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei

Alcohols, Phenols and Ether Alcohol

Applications of Definite Integral

Interference and Diffraction

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carbooxylic Acids

Differential Equation


Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen


Electromagnetic Inductions

Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes (and arenes)


Wave Theory of Light

p-Block elements Group 15 elements

Circle & Conics

Current Electricity

Solutions and Colligative Properties

Three Dimensional Geometry

Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation


Linear Programming Problems



Applications of Derivative

Surface Tension



MHT CET 2019 Syllabus – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (Class XI)




Magnetic Effect of Electric Current

Basic Principles and Techniques in Organic Chemistry

Trigonometric Functions

Ray Optics

Redox Reactions

Sequences & Series



Straight Line


Surface Chemistry

Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles

Scalars and Vectors

States of Matter: Gases and Liquids

Circle and Conics

Friction in Solids and Liquids

Nature of Chemical Bond



Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Factorization Formulae

Refraction of Light


Sets, Relations and Functions


s-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)


Where to study?

The books to cover the syllabus of MHT CET as prescribed by Maharashtra Board must be referred to first of all.

Following which, candidates can move to reference books to get better clarity and understanding of the concepts.

Some of the reference books have been mentioned below.

Books for MHT CET




Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ)

Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi

Marvel Publication

Marvel Physics for Medical & Engineering Entrance Exam

A. J. Bapat

Marvel Prakashan

Pradnya's Objective Mathematics

C. S. Patil

Nikita Publication, Latur

MH-CET Engineering Solved Papers with 5 Complete Mock Tests

Various Experts

Arihant Publications

Be on the right track 

While appearing in the exam, maintaining speed and efficiency itself is a task.

The ability to keep up the balance between the two will come with regular practice.

Therefore, it is important to know the time duration of the exam, language in which questions will be asked, number and type of questions etc.

Refer to the table given below to know about all the aforementioned things.

MHT CET 2019 Exam Pattern 



Medium of Examination

English, Marathi, Urdu

Number of Papers

Paper 1-Mathematics, Paper 2 - (Physics/Chemistry)

Time Duration of Exam

1 hour and 30 minutes for each paper

Mode of examination

Online (Computer Based Test) Mode

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Questions

No. of Questions

Paper 1- 50 questions, Paper 2 - 50 questions each from Physics and Chemistry

Total Marks


Negative marking


Play it smart

Knowing only the syllabus of the exam is not enough, you also need to know the marking scheme of the exam so that you can conveniently divide it according to its marks in the exam.

Divide the syllabus according to your convenience – subject wise, topic wise and marks wise.

This will help in quick, easy and organized preparation.

Candidates can check the detailed marking scheme of MHT CET from the table below

Marking Scheme of MHT CET 2019



MCQ questions on the basis of class

Marks per question

Total Marks

Duration in Minutes

Standard XI

Standard XII

Paper 1







Paper 2










Don't forget the Must-do topics

After analyzing the trend of questions, experts have concluded that there are some topics from which questions are frequently asked. Don't forget to study and practice those topics. They are a must-do!

The important topics of MHT CET have been provided in the table given below. 

MHT CET Important Topics








Three Dimensional Geometry,


Probability, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,


Kinetic Theory of Gases and radiation;

Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei; Oscillations,

Rotational Motion, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Induction, Magnetic Effects of Current, Semiconductors,

Wave Motion

Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics,

Coordination Compounds,

p-Block elements,

d-Block and f-Block elements,

Alcohol Phenol Ether, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen,

Solid State,

Chemical Kinetics,

Solutions and Colligative Properties

Revise to become wise

Once you are done with the syllabus of MHT CET, revise it till you appear in the final exam on the big day.

You can revise by taking up mock tests.

To revise, solving sample papers is a necessity. Without solving a good number of sample papers before the exam, you will not be able to infer your shortcomings and hence will not be able to overcome them timely.

Therefore, don't forget to practice sample papers.

Be good to yourself

This is an entrance exam. Don't make it tooooooo big a mountain for yourself to climb. Just stay in the preparation process when required and give the necessary time to yourself. For that:

  • Take breaks

  • Stay positive in the preparation process

  • Keep up your hopes and spirit high

  • Don't stress yourself

  • Maintain good and healthy lifestyle

Best wishes to all MHT CET 2019 candidates!

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