MHT CET 2019
Samiksha Jain, 20 Aug 2018, #MAHA CET

MHT CET 2019 - DTE Maharashtra will conduct MHT CET 2019 tentatively in second week of May in offline mode. MHT CET 2019 will be conducted for the candidates who will be seeking admission to various programmes offered by its participating institutes. The application form for the entrance exam will be released in online mode tentatively in third week of January. Candidates before filling the application form must check and meet the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 prescribed by the authorities. Admit card for MHT CET 2019 will be issued to the candidates tentatively in last week of April in online mode. After the conclusion of entrance test, authorities will release the provisional answer key tentatively in last week of May. 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 may conduct MHT CET 2019 online. The authorities have invited students for feedback regarding the mode of the MHT CET 2019.
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MHT CET Overview



Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Commonly known as


Exam Type

State Level

Conducting authority

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra

Exam Category

Undergraduate (UG)

Number of MHT CET Applicants

Over 4 lakh per year

Mode of Exam

Offline (Pen and Paper based)

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



Commencement of online registration & confirmation of application submission

Third week of January 2019

Online registration & confirmation with late fee of Rs. 500

Last week of March 2019

Issue of MHT CET admit card

Last week of April 2019

MHT CET 2019

Second week of May 2019

Release of provisional answer key

Last week of May 2019

End date to submit objections on question paper/answer key

Last week of May 2019

Availability of OMR answer sheet

Last week of May 2019

Declaration of result

First week of June 2019

Commencement of registration for counselling

First 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 Statistics

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


MHT CET 2018 Statistics of Registered Candidates





Total Number of Registered Candidates



Number of Registered Female Candidates

179288 (41.2%)


Number of Registered Male Candidates

256306 (58.8%)


Number of Transgender Candidates

12 (0.0%)

MHT CET 2018 Statistics of Candidates Present in Number & Percentage


Paper I (Mathematics)

Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)

Paper III (Biology)

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MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019

Before proceeding towards applying for entrance exam, candidates must refer and meet MHT CET 2019 eligibility criteria as prescribed by the authorities. The eligibility criteria varies 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 will be available from third week of January in online mode. Before proceeding towards filling the application form, candidates will have 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 Get Register: candidates will have to register themselves by submitting their personal, academic, contact, education, bank and other details.

Step-2 Generate Password: Once registered, generate the password and keep it 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, pay MHT CET 2019 application fees either through credit/debit card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Netbanking, Cash cards/mobile wallets.


MHT CET 2019 Application Fee


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 Exam Centres 2019

The venues where entrance exam will be conducted will be 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 chose 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:


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How to Prepare for MHT CET 2019?

To prepare for MHT CET 2019, candidates must be aware of it’s 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 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



Mode of Examination


Number of Papers

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

Duration of Exam

1.30 hours 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


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

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.


MHT CET Sample Papers 2019

DTE Maharashtra will release the MHT CET 2019 sample papers for the candidates 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 Admit Card 2019

DTE Maharashtra will issue MHT CET 2019 admit card tentatively in third week of April in online mode. Admit card will be issued to those candidates only who will successfully fill 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 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 Answer Key 2019

After the conclusion of entrance test, the official answer key will be released by DTE Maharashtra tentatively in last week of May. The answer key  will include the correct responses of the questions asked in entrance test. Using the swer 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 within the given time frame. Based on the complaints/feedback, authorities will release the final MHT CET 2019 answer key.


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. Its 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, 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 tentatively in first week of June. 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 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 activate)

  • 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 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 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 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



Counselling Fees (Rs)


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



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



Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Foreign National


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 close to 200 participating institutes of MHT CET 2019. During 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 pass trends.


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

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