MHT CET 2020 - Preparation Tips, Important Topics and Books
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MHT CET 2020 - The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will conduct MHT CET 2020 from April 13 to 17 and April 20 to 23. Candidates seeking admission in the undergraduate engineering programs should fill the application form of MHT CET 2020 before the last date of application. MHT CET is an online entrance exam conducted for admission to B.E/B.Tech courses offered at 342 institutes across the state of Maharashtra. Aspirants of MHT CET 2020 must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus of the entrance test. Knowledge of MHT CET exam pattern 2020 will help the candidates to have an overview of the entrance exam while knowledge of syllabus will help the candidates to study right topics for the exam. As applicants for the exam always search for topics like preparation tips, important books for MHT CET 2020, here we are providing you with all such details in this article. Thus, all the candidates should read the following article to know more about MHT CET 2020 preparation tips, important topics and books.

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Overview of MHT CET 2020

Particulars

Specifications

Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Commonly known as

MHT CET

Type of Exam

State Level

Exam Conducting authority

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Category of Exam

Undergraduate

Mode of Exam

Online

Number of exam centres

166

Number of participating institutes (as per 2019 statistics)

342 Institutes

Number of Seats Available (as per 2019)

127537 Seats

Important Dates of MHT CET 2020

Candidates must be aware of MHT CET 2020 important dates in order to have an overview of the timelines of the admission process. The application form of MHT CET 2020 is expected to be released on January 1. The following table can be referred to know about the important dates of MHT CET 2020.

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MHT CET Important Dates 2020

Events

Dates (tentative)

Commencement of online registration & application process

January 1, 2020

Last date to submit application form

Second week of March 2020

Online registration & confirmation with late fee of Rs. 500

Third week of March 2020

Issue of MHT CET admit card

Last week of March 2020

MHT CET 2020

April 13 to 17, 2020 (Announced)

April 20 to 23, 2020 (Announced)

Release of provisional answer key

May last week, 2020

End date to submit objections on question paper/answer key

First week of June 2020

Availability of OMR answer sheet

First week of June 2020

Availability of Final Answer Key

First week of June 2020

Declaration of result

Second week of June 2020

Commencement of registration for counselling

Last week of June 2020

Release of provisional merit list

First week of July 2020

Final merit list release date

First week of July 2020

Round-1 counselling of MHT CET 2020

First week of July 2020

Round 2- counselling of MHT CET 2020

First week of July 2020

Round 3- counselling MHT CET 2020

Last week of July to first week of August 2020

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates preparing for MHT CET 2020 must be aware of the exam pattern of the online entrance test. Knowledge of MHT CET exam pattern 2020 will help the candidates to know about the type of questions asked in the exam, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. MHT CET 2020 will have two papers- Paper I of Mathematics and Paper II of Physics & Chemistry. The following table can be referred to understand the exam pattern of MHT CET 2020.

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MHT CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of examination

Computer based Examination

Number of Papers

There will be two papers-

Paper I – Mathematics

Paper II- Physics & Chemistry

Duration

90 Minutes for each Paper

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Number of Questions in Paper I and Paper II

Paper I – Mathematics – 50 Questions

Paper II- Physics & Chemistry– 100 Questions (50 each)

Total Marks

100 Marks (Each Paper)

Marking Scheme

Paper I- 2 marks will be allotted for each correct answer.

Paper II- 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer.

There is no negative marking in the exam.

MHT CET Syllabus 2020

Candidates appearing for MHT CET 2020 must know about the syllabus of the exam. MHT CET 2020 syllabus will be based on the topics from Class 11th and 12th of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. It should be noted that in the syllabus of MHT CET 2020, 20% weightage will be given to topics from class 11th and 80% weightage to topics from class 12th. With the help of MHT CET syllabus 2020, candidates will be able to understand the syllabus of each paper and will also be able to study right topics for the exam. The following table can be referred to know about the syllabus of MHT CET 2020.

MHT CET 2020 Syllabus

Subject

Chapters/Units from Class XI

Chapters/Units from Class XII

Physics

  • Circular motion

  • Gravitation

  • Rotational motion

  • Oscillations

  • Elasticity

  • Surface tension

  • Wave motion

  • Stationary waves

  • Kinetic theory of gases and Radiation Thermodynamics

  • Wave theory of light

  • Interference and diffraction
    Electrostatics

  • Current electricity
    Magnetism

  • Electromagnetic inductions

  • Electrons and photons

  • Atoms

  • Molecules and Nuclei

  • Semiconductors

  • Communication systems

Chemistry

  • Solid State

  • Solutions and colligative properties Chemical thermodynamics

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical kinetics

  • General principles and processes

  • p-Block elements

  • d and f Block Elements

  • Coordination compounds

  • Halogen derivatives of alkanes

  • Alcohols

  • phenols and ethers

  • Aldehydes

  • ketones and carboxylic acids

  • Organic compounds

  • Biomolecules

  • Polymers

  • Chemistry in everyday life

Mathematics

Part 1: Mathematical Logic, Matrices, Trigonometric functions, Pair of straight lines, Circle, Conics, Vectors, Three-dimensional geometry, Line, Plane, Linear programming problems,

Part 2: Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of derivative, Integration, Applications of definite integral, Differential equation, Statistics, Probability distribution, Bernoulli trials and Binomial


How to Prepare for MHT CET 2020?

Every candidate needs a perfect exam strategy to ace any exam. Thus, here we are providing you important tips to crack MHT CET 2020. Candidates can consider the following MHT CET 2020 preparation tips to score good marks in exam.

  • Know the Syllabus & Exam Pattern- Candidates must understand the exam pattern & syllabus of MHT CET 2020 before starting their preparation. As the syllabus of MHT CET 2020 is based on the topics of Class 11th & 12th, thus candidates must understand which topics to study from the syllabus of both the classes.

  • Prepare a Time Table- After understanding the syllabus of MHT CET 2020, candidates should prepare a time table for studying. Candidates should divide their available preparation time in such a way that all the topics are covered before the exam.

  • Study Material- Right books and study material is very important element of any study plan. Thus, candidates must start their preparation with NCERT books and refer to other books after that.

  • Revision- Candidates must keep extra time for revision in their study plan. As the syllabus of the exam is vast, it is imperative that the candidates revise all the topics once before the exam.

  • Sample Papers & Mock Tests- Candidates are advised to practice more and more sample papers and mock tests of MHT CET 2020 in order to increase their speed and time management. These sample papers & mock tests are based on the actual pattern of the exam and candidates will also be able to analyse their performance by attempting them.

MHT CET 2020 Tips From Toppers

Every student wants to know the preparation strategy of toppers in order to incorporate the same for them. Thus, here we are providing MHT CET preparation tips 2020 from the toppers of last years.

Ameya Dileep Zarkaar who secured the second rank in MHT CET 2019 said that it is very important to learn topics from the books and understanding the concepts. Since most of the questions are based on the syllabus of board exams, Ameya concentrated on studying well from the books.

Abhang Aditya Subhash who got the top rank in MHT CET 2018 said that the mock tests helped him to analyze his weaker areas and he worked on them. He further added that he studied all the topics thoroughly, listened to his teachers and followed their guidance which eventually proved to be very beneficial for him.

MHT CET 2020 Tips From Experts

Exam strategy by subject experts is very beneficial for students as their tips can really help the students to crack any exam. Most of teachers when asked about MHT CET 2020 preparation tips said that the students should start their preparation from class 11th only. Nagesh Sawant, Mathematics teacher of Ghonse Academy also agreed that candidates should start their preparations early from Class 11th and practice more and more mock tests to analyze their weaker areas. He emphasized that the candidate must check all his incorrect answers in the mock test and understand what is going wrong. Other than this, candidates must give proper time to each subject of the exam.

MHT CET 2020 Important Topics

Subject

Important Topics

Physics

  • Integration

  • Trigonometry

  • Functions

  • Calculus

  • Three Dimensional Geometry

  • Differentiation

  • Probability, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability

  • Vectors

Chemistry

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases and radiation

  • Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei

  • Oscillations

  • Rotational Motion

  • Electrostatics

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Magnetic Effects of Current

  • Semiconductors

  • Wave Motion

Mathematics

  • 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

MHT CET 2020 Important Books

Name of the book

Author

Publication

Marvel Physics for Medical & Engineering Entrance Exam

A. J. Bapat

Marvel Prakashan

MH-CET Engineering Solved Papers 2019-2004 with 5 Complete Mock Tests

Various Experts

Arihant Publications

Pradnya's Objective Mathematics

C. S. Patil

Nikita Publication, Latur

Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ)

Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi

Marvel Publication

XII- Sci. Triumph Physics/ Chemistry /Mathematics

Multiple Authors

Target Publication

Other than the above mentioned books, candidates can refer also RD Sharma of Class 11th and 12th for Mathematics, Concepts of Physics by H.C Sharma, MHT CET chemistry by Arihant Publishers, etc.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MHT CET 2020 - Preparation Tips, Important Topics and Books

Question: How Can I fill the application form of MHT CET 2020?

Answer:

Candidates can fill the application form of MHT CET in online mode.

Question: What is the mode of MHT CET 2020 examination?

Answer:

MHT CET 2020 will be conducted in the online mode i.e. computer based test.

Question: What is the marking scheme of MHT CET 2020?

Answer:

Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for each correct answer in Paper I and 1 mark for each correct answer in Paper II. There is no negative marking in the exam.

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I am a student from haryana state. Can I apply & compete in MHT CET. If yes, is their any percentage of seat for other state student. pl clarify.

Burhan Khan 30th Nov, 2019

Hello Raj!

Yes. you can give MHT-CET, but Outside Maharashtra candidate will not be eligible for Govt. or Govt. aided colleges.

You can apply for private colleges in maharashtra.

You can refer to the link below for more details:

https://www.careers360.com/question-is-other-state-candidate-can-give-mhtcet

Also, for eligibility details refer below:
https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/mht-cet-eligibility-criteria

All the best!

Hope this helps!

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I am a B.Tech Student . I have scored 603 composite score and 71.12 percentile. Which college i can get????

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019

Hey!There.

Seeing your score and previous year cuttoff of MAT,you seems to have chance of getting these Colleges;

AIIMS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, BANGALORE

INDUS BUSINESS ACADEMY, BANGALORE

SCMS COCHIN

AIMIT BANGALORE

FIIB NEW DELHI etc.


I hope this will be helpful to you..


NEW DELHI etc

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