MHT CET 2019
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MHT CET 2019 - State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released the MHT CET 2019 answer key on May 15 in online mode. Candidates can check the answer key by logging in to the MHT CET 2019 portal using their login ID and password. The MHT CET 2019 was conducted on May 2 and 3 (PCM) in a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. The online application process of MHT CET 2019 was available till March 23, 2019. Candidates were also allowed to complete their registration process from March 24 to 31 with an additional late fee of Rs. 500. MHT CET 2019 was conducted for the candidates who are seeking admission to various B.Tech programmes offered by its participating institutes. Candidates before filling the application form must check and meet the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 prescribed by the authorities. MHT CET has been re-introduced in the year 2016. Before that (in 2014 and 2015), the state level engineering colleges offered admission to candidates based on JEE Main score. Candidates can read the full article to know about the MHT CET 2019 eligibility criteria, admit card, result, rank list etc.
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  • DTE Maharashtra will conduct the entrance examination as a Computer Based Test (Online Mode) from this session.
  • The level of difficulty will be similar to JEE Main.

Important: The schedule for the practice tests at various centres has been released by the authorities. More than 55,000 candidates have registered for the test. The schedule for Thane and Raigad districts have been released. The detailed schedule for the rest of Districts will be announced soon.

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S.No

Name of the College/Institute

District

Date of the Practice Test

1

Datta Meghe College of Engineering

Thane

April 15, 2019

2

Smt Indira Gandhi College of Engineering

Thane

April 15 & 16, 2019

3

Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology

Thane

April 16, 2019

4

Konkan Gyanpeeth College Of

Engineering,Raigad

Raigad

April 16, 2019

5

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Institute of Technology

Raigad

April 16, 2019

6

K. C. College of Engineering and

Management Studies and Research

Raigad

April 16 & 17, 2019

MHT CET Overview

Particulars

Specifications

Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Commonly known as

MHT CET

Exam Type

State Level

Conducting authority

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Exam Category

Undergraduate (UG)

Number of MHT CET Applicants

Over 4 lakh per year

Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

MHT CET Important Dates 2019

Candidates who will be appearing for the entrance exam can check the MHT CET 2019 important dates from the table given below. The dates mentioned in the table are tentative. Important dates of MHT CET 2019 will be updated as soon as it is released, officials.

MHT CET 2019 Important Dates

Events

Date

Commencement of online registration & confirmation of application submission

January 1, 2019

Final date to submit application formMarch 23, 2019

Online registration & confirmation with late fee of Rs. 500

March 31, 2019

Issue of MHT CET admit card

April 23-May 2, 2019

MHT CET 2019

May 2 & 3, 2019 (PCM)

Release of provisional answer key

May 15, 2019

End date to submit objections on question paper/answer key

May 15-18, 2019

Availability of OMR answer sheet

May 15, 2019

Declaration of result

June 3, 2019

Commencement of registration for counselling

Second week of June 2019

Release of provisional merit list

Third week of June 2019

Final merit list release date

Third week of June 2019

Round-1 counselling of MHT CET 2019

Last week of June to first week of July 2019

Round 2- counselling of MHT CET 2019

First to second week of July 2019

Round 3- counselling MHT CET 2019

Third week of July 2019

MHT CET 2019 Statistics

Day and Date

Shift

Expected Candidates

Candidates Present

No. of Candidates Absent

No. of Centres

Group

May 2, 2019 (Thursday)

Morning

30,581

28,065

2516

129

PCM

Afternoon

30,286

27,974

2312

128

PCM

May 3, 2019 (Friday)

Morning

30,061

27,783

2278

125

PCM

Afternoon

29,426

27,328

2048

121

PCM

May 6, 2019 (Monday)

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Afternoon

23,185

22,157

1028

108

PCMB

May 7, 2019 (Tuesday)

Morning

20,977

19,696

1281

96

PCB

Afternoon

23,092

22,300

792

107

PCMB

May 8, 2019 (Wednesday)

Morning

20,850

19,705

1145

96

PCB

Afternoon

23,093

22,298

795

107

PCMB

May 9, 2019 (Thursday)

Morning

18,738

17,891

847

92

PCB

Afternoon

23,020

22,267

753

107

PCMB

May 10, 2019 (Friday)

Morning

15,548

14,870

678

92

PCB

Afternoon

20,013

19,406

607

105

PCMB

May 11, 2019 (Saturday)

Morning

14,875

14,211

664

85

PCB

Afternoon

18,963

18,425

538

99

PCMB

May 12, 2019 (Sunday)

Morning

14,362

13,770

592

82

PCB

Afternoon

18,283

17,739

544

96

PCMB

May 13, 2019 (Monday)

Morning

16,914

16,045

870

82

PCB

Afternoon

21,017

20,374

643

99

PCMB

10 Days

19 Shifts

4,13,284

3,92,304

20,931




%


94.94%

5.06%



Comparison of Offline MHT CET 2018 and Online MHT CET 2019

S.No

Name of CET

Number of Candidates Registered

Number of Candidates Appeared for CET

1

MHT CET 2018 (Off Line)

4,35,606

4,19,408

2

MHT CET 2019 (Online CBT)

4,13,284

3,92,304


MHT CET Admit Card 2019

DTE Maharashtra has issued the MHT CET 2019 admit card on April 23 in online mode. Admit card is issued to those candidates only who have successfully filled the application form. It will carry information like exam centre details, candidate’s name, hall ticket number, exam timing etc. Candidates can download the admit card of MHT CET 2019 by entering their application number and password. However, before downloading the admit card, ensure that all the details furnished on it are correct.

The MHT CET 2019 admit card is an important document as failing to carry it to the examination centre will not allow candidates to appear for the exam.

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Before proceeding towards applying for entrance exam, candidates had to refer and meet MHT CET 2019 eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authorities. The eligibility criteria vary from candidates belonging to different states/cities, state quota etc. Not only has this, eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 included the qualifying examination, marks, age criteria etc.

  • Nationality: Must be of Indian nationals

  • Age Criteria: No age limit for appearing in MHT CET 2019.

  • Qualifying Examination &Marks for General Category: Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognised board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

  • Qualifying Examination &Marks for Reserve Category: Candidates belonging from SC/ST/OBC categories must have 45% and above in class 12.

  • Candidates appearing for class 12 board or equivalent examination in 2019 will also be eligible to appear for MHT CET 2019.

MHT CET Application Form 2019

The application form of MHT CET 2019 was available in online mode. The last date to register was March 23. However, with late fee, the candidates could apply till March 31, 2019. Before proceeding towards filling the application form, candidates had to keep scanned images of their photograph and signature in the prescribed format. For the reference of the candidates, mentioned below are the steps to fill the MHT CET application form 2019:

Steps to Fill MHT CET 2019 Application Form

Step-1 Register: candidates had to register themselves by submitting their personal, academic, contact, education, bank and other details. Candidates could opt for Registration through Aadhaar where details were fetched or Non-Aadhaar where they could fill the details.

Step-2 Generate Password: Once registered, the generated password had to be kept safe for all future communications.

Step-3 Fill the Application Form: Enter the other requisite details.

Step-4 Upload Scanned Images: Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature in Jpg/ Jpeg format which should not be more than 50 KB.

Step-5 Pay Application Fee: Once enter all the details, MHT CET 2019 application fees had to be paid either through credit/debit card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Netbanking, Cash cards/mobile wallets. Candidates could pay through challan also.

MHT CET 2019 Application Fee

Category

Application Fees (Rs)

Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant)

800 + (Service Charges)

Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra

600 + (Service Charges)

Step- 6 Submit MHT CET 2019 application form and take a printout of the confirmation page

MHT CET Statistics

Mentioned below are the tables which show the MHT CET 2018 statistics. With the help of these number, candidates can get an idea about the number of candidates to appear for the entrance exam, pass percentage etc.

MHT CET 2018 Statistics of Registered Candidates

S.No

Particulars

Details

1

Total Number of Registered Candidates

435606

2

Number of Registered Female Candidates

179288 (41.2%)

3

Number of Registered Male Candidates

256306 (58.8%)

4

Number of Transgender Candidates

12 (0.0%)

MHT CET 2018 Statistics of Candidates Present in Number & Percentage

Division

Paper I (Mathematics)

Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)

Paper III (Biology)

Candidates Present in Number

Candidates Present in %

Candidates Present in Number

Candidates Present in %

Candidates Present in Number

Candidates Present in %

Amravati

28267

97.00%

38736

97.00%

32636

97.40%

Aurangabad

25648

97.00%

38306

97.00%

32120

97.20%

Mumbai

58617

94.10%

75155

93.00%

37277

95.90%

Nanded

15405

96.30%

32603

97.00%

25904

97.00%

Nagpur

39720

95.00%

48372

96.00%

31327

96.10%

Nashik

37558

97.40%

49606

97.00%

39104

97.40%

Pune

68139

96.00%

100330

96.00%

69187

97.00%

Sangli

23428

97.90%

36078

98.00%

22700

97.70%

Total

296782

95.90%

419186

96.20%

290255

96.90%

MHT CET Exam Centres 2019

The venues where the entrance exam will be conducted are known as the MHT CET 2019 exam centres. DTE Maharashtra in 2018 held the entrance exam in 36 cities and towns of Maharashtra. The count of exam centres may increase or decrease depending upon the decision of exam conducting body. Candidates will have to choose the exam centres of MHT CET 2019 while filling the application form in order of their preference. Mentioned below are the name of some districts where MHT CET 2019 will be conducted:

S.No.

Exam Districts

1

Mumbai

2

Pune

3

Sangli

4

Nashik

5

Aurangabad

6

Nanded

7

Amravati

8

Nagpur

How to Prepare for MHT CET 2019?

To prepare for MHT CET 2019, candidates must be aware of its exam pattern and syllabus. Knowing MHT CET syllabus and exam pattern will help candidates to make their study plan accordingly. Also, it will enable candidates to segregate the topics and units that need to be given more focus and time to prepare. Therefore, for the reference of candidates, below is the MHT CET exam pattern and syllabus in brief:

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of MHT CET 2019 carries the information like duration of exam, mode, type of questions that will be asked, marking scheme and more. Knowing MHT CET 2019 exam pattern will help candidates to prepare for the entrance exam with more clarity.

MHT CET 2019 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Specifications

Mode of Examination

Online (Computer Based Test)

Number of Papers

2 (Paper I for Mathematics and Paper II for Physics & Chemistry)

Duration of Exam

1 hour 30 minutes for each paper

Total Number of Marks

100 marks (for each paper)

Number of Questions

100 (Paper-1 50 questions in Mathematics. Paper-2 50 each in Physics and Chemistry)

Marking Sceheme

Every correct response in Paper-I will be awarded 2 marks, while 1 marks will be given for every correct answer in paper-II. There will be no negative marking

Language

Paper I- in English only, while Paper-II in English/Hindi/Marathi languages

WeightageApproximately, 20% weightage will be given to 11th standard syllabus and 80% to 12th standard syllabus while setting the question paper.

Marking Scheme of MHT CET 2019

Paper

Subject

Approximate No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) based on

Mark(s) per Question

Total Marks

Std. XI

Std. XII

Paper I

Mathematics

10

40

2

100

Paper II

Physics

10

40

1

100

Chemistry

10

40


MHT CET Syllabus 2019

MHT CET 2019 syllabus will enable candidates to know the topics and units that need to be studied for the entrance examination. The syllabus will carry topics and units from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. MHT CET 2019 will carry questions from the syllabus of Physics, Maths and Chemistry of Class XII. The whole syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of Std. XII will be included in MHT CET 2019 syllabus. Selected topics will have to be studied from Std. XI syllabus.

MHT CET 2019 Syllabus from Std. XI

S.No

Subject

Chapters/Units

1

Physics

Magnetism, Magnetics effect of electric currents, Ray Optics, Refraction of Light, Friction in Solids and Liquids, Force, Scalars and Vectors, Measurements

2

Chemistry

Alkanes, Basic principles and techniques in Organic Chemistry, s-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Hydrogen, Nature of Chemical Bond, Surface Chemistry, Redox Reaction, Gases and Liquids, States of Matter, Some basic concepts of Chemistry

3

Mathematics

Sequences and Series, Probability, Relations and Functions, Sets, Circles and Conics, Straight Line, Factorisation Formulae, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles, Trigonometric functions

MHT CET Sample Papers 2019

DTE Maharashtra will release the MHT CET 2019 sample papers for the candidate's reference. The sample papers will include previous years question papers. Therefore, solving sample papers of MHT CET 2019 will enable candidates to understand the type and nature of the questions that will be asked during the entrance exam.

MHT CET Answer Key 2019

The MHT CET 2019 official answer key has been released by DTE Maharashtra on May 15. The answer key include correct responses of the questions asked in the entrance test. Using the answer key, candidates can match their answers and calculate their probable scores. In case of any discrepancies in the answer key candidates can raise the objections along with the documented proof from May 15 to 18. Based on the complaints/feedback, authorities will release the final MHT CET 2019 answer key. Various coaching institutes will also release the answer key of MHT CET 2019 prepared by their experts.

MHT CET Rank Predictor 2019

To check the rank before the actual result is declared, candidates can use the MHT CET 2019 rank predictor developed by Careers360. It's an easy to use tool which will predict the rank of the candidates based on their expected scores in the state level entrance test before it is officially declared. To use the rank predictor of MHT CET 2019, the candidate will have to enter their registration number, expected marks, date of birth and difficulty level of examination. Based on the details entered by the candidates, the tool will predict the rank.

MHT CET Result 2019

MHT CET 2019 result will be announced in online mode on June 3. DTE Maharashtra will release the result only for those candidates who will appear for the examination. The result will be downloaded in the form score card. Candidates should keep in mind that result of MHT CET 2019 will not be sent individually to any candidates.

How to Download MHT CET 2019 result?

  • Visit the result window

  • Click on the result link and enter MHT CET 2019 application number, password, and security code displayed on screen

  • Click on ‘submit’ tab

  • The MHT CET 2019 result will be displayed.

Candidates will have to download their result in form of MHT CET 2019 score card and kep it safe till the admission process get over.

MHT CET College Predictor 2019

Careers360 has developed MHT CET 2019 college predictor. By using college predictor candidates can get and idea about their chances of getting admission into their desired colleges/institutes. The college predictor will predict the result based on the score obtained the entrance test. To use the tool, candidates will need to enter the requisite details related to the exam and marks obtained in the entrance test.

Steps to Use MHT CET 2019 College Predictor?

  • Click on College Predictor tool link (will update the link as soon as it is activated)

  • Enter MHT CET 2019 rank, score, category, preferred branches

  • Click on ‘Predict Now’ tab

  • A list of colleges which the chances will appear on the screen

MHT CET Merit List 2019

Admission to various B.Tech programmes offered by the participating institutes will be offered on the basis of merit list/rank list of MHT CET 2019. The authorities will publish the provisional merit list tentatively in the third week of June. Candidates can check the merit list by submitting their application ID and date of birth. Candidates can In case of any grievances against the MHT CET 2019 merit list, candidates can file it within the given deadline.

MHT CET Counselling & Seat Allotment 2019

MHT CET 2019 counselling and seat allotment procedure will commence tentatively from the first week of June in online mode. The counselling will be conducted in three rounds along with one additional round to fill the vacant seats. The counselling is Centralized Counselling Process (CAP). Based on the merit list and preference of the candidates, MHT CET 2019 counselling will be conducted. Candidates who will be placed higher will be preferred over the lower-ranked candidates while the seat allotment and counselling of MHT CET 2019. To participate in the MHT CET 2019 counselling candidates will have to register themselves. Along with the registration, candidates will have to pay the counselling fee also.

Steps Included in MHT CET 2019 Counselling Procedure

Step 1: Online registration to participate in MHT CET 2019 Counselling (Centralised Admission Process). While registering for the counselling, candidates will have fill and lock their choices in order of their preference.

Step 2: Visiting Facilitation (FC) in person for Document Verification

Step 3: Display of provisional merit list of eligible candidates

Step 4: Reporting at the allotted institute to confirm allotted seat after final CAP round. Once seat is allotted to the candidate, they will have the options like freeze, slide, and float.

MHT CET 2019 Counselling Fees

S.No

Category

Counselling Fees (Rs)

1

General, Outside Maharashtra State candidates, and Children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries

800

2

Candidates belonging to Reserved Category of Maharashtra State and PwD applicants from Maharashtra

600

3

Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Foreign National

5000

MHT CET Participating Institutes 2019

MHT CET 2019 participating institutes are the one that offers admission to various B.Tech programmes on the basis of MHT CET 2019. According to the officials, there are around 130356 seats in 347 colleges available for admission through MHT CET 2019. During the counselling process, candidates while filling choice and branches for admission must take into account the finer points of each of the participating institute, like courses offered and past trends.

MHT CET Participating Institutes 2018 (Only 5 institutes are listed here)

MHT CET 2019 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q. Is MHT CET 2019 going to be conducted in online mode or not?

Ans: Yes, DTE Maharashtra has announced that MHT CET 2019 will be conducted as a Computer Based Test.


Q. Is there any age limit for MHT CET 2019

Ans: No, there is no age limit for MHT CET 2019.


Q. How much marks do I need to score to be eligible for MHT CET 2019?

Ans: You will be required to secure minimum 50% (45% if you belong to SC/ST/OBC category) in 12th standard (or equivalent) examination.


Q. Will the application form be available only in online mode?

Ans: Yes, the candidates will be able to apply for MHT CET 2019 only in online mode. No other mode of applications will be available.


Q. How can I pay the application fee?

Ans: The application fee can be paid through credit/debit card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Netbanking, Cash cards/mobile wallets. Payment can also be through challan.


Q. How will the exam centres be allotted?

Ans: The exam centres will be allotted to candidates from Maharashtra within the same district from where they have passed or will be appearing in their qualifying exam, however, candidates from outside Maharashtra will be able to choose their choice of exam centre.


Q. Is there any negative marking for MHT CET 2019?

Ans: No, there is no negative marking for MHT CET 2019.


Q. What is the division of weightage of marks in MHT CET 2019?

Ans: In MHT CET 2019, approximately, 20% weightage will be given to 11th standard syllabus and 80% to 12th standard syllabus while setting the question paper.


Q. Do we have to study the entire syllabus of MHT CET 2019?

Ans: Selective topics and units from 11th standard have to be studied. The list of topics to be studied from 11th standard syllabus has been released by the authorities.


Q. How will I be able to access my admit card?

Ans: If you have successfully registered, then you will be able to download the generated admit card in online mode after submitting your application number and password.


Q. Will the answer key be released?

Ans: Yes, the answer key will be released by the DTE Maharashtra authorities along with some coaching institutes.


Q. How can I check my secured scores in the examination?

Ans: The result will be declared in online mode and the scores secured by you will be present in the form of scorecard.


Q. How will the counselling of MHT CET 2019 be conducted?

Ans: A centralized counselling process (CAP) will be conducted by the authorities for seat allotment. Allotment of seats will be done as per preference, rank, category and availability of seats.


Q. My CBSE result is declared, however, I do not have the Original Marksheet. I have downloaded the result from the CBSE website. Shall it be accepted?

Ans: Yes. The result will later be verified by the Facilitation Center officer from the Official Website of the concerned International / Central/ State Board.


Q. If I appear for MHT-CET 2019 as well as JEE(Main) Paper I. Should I fill two separate form for Maharashtra Quota and All India Quota?

Ans: No. You will have to enter the scores of the JEE(Main) in a single application form and do not fill separate application.


Q. I will appear for State CET as well as JEE(Main). I belong to Maharashtra State Candidature Type A Candidate. Is it mandatory to fill JEE Details?

Ans: The allotment for All India Quota will be on the basis of score in JEE(Main) Paper 1. Hence to also get a seat in All India quota, fill the JEE details.


Q. I belong to the Maharashtra Type A candidate. Can I send the documents for Document Verification by Post to FC or State CET Cell?

Ans: No, you will be required to come to the FC Center for Document Verification. The applications received by Post/Courier will not be processed.

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