MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019 – DTE Maharashtra will release the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 for all candidates who are interested to participate in the admission process. MHT CET 2019 eligibility criteria lists out all of the conditions and requirements that the candidates are required to satisfy. The various MHT CET eligibility criteria 2019 consists of information regarding age limit, nationality, candidature type eligible and more. It is essential for candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 to participate in the entrance examination. Ineligible candidates will be disqualified by MHT CET authorities. For more details about MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019, read the full article.
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Candidates should also note that according to DTE Maharashtra, 85% of the seats in the private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra will be filled through MHT CET, while 15% seats will be filled/reserved for All India Quota.
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General MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Nationality – The candidates should be of Indian nationality.
Age Limit – There is no age limit for the candidates
Qualifying Examination – The candidates should have completed their 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board/university with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Those who will be appearing for the qualifying exam in 2019 will also be eligible
Marks Required – General category candidates should have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in 12th standard examination (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates).
The following categories are exempted from appearing in MHT CET 2019. They will be offered direct admissions based on their qualifying exam.
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO
Children of Indian workers in the Gulf Countries
Category Wise MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019
Category of students
Maharashtra State Candidates
Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible
Candidates must have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and secured a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for reserved/ backward category/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only.
Entrance Test: Candidates must have secured a valid score in MHT CET 2019 (PCM) or JEE Main 2019 Paper I
All India Candidates (AI)
Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO/Indian workers in Gulf Countries (CWIGC), Foreign National (FN) Candidates
These candidates must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of these – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together
Candidature Type MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates passing SSC and also Diploma in
Engineering or HSC or Bachelor of Science Exam
from a recognized institution in the state of Maharashtra
Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra
and/or is born in Maharashtra
Place of passing the Qualifying
Exam should fall within the
jurisdiction of the respective
Candidate not falling in Type A but his/her mother or father are domiciles of Maharashtra. (They must possess domicile certificate).
Place of domicile certificate issuing authority must fall within the jurisdiction of the respective University area.
Candidates who do not fall in Type A or Type B but their mother or father is a
Government of India or Government of India Undertaking employee. Either of the parents should be posted and reported to the duty in Maharashtra before the deadline of MHT CET CAP application submission (which means the counselling application form).
The parents posting area must fall within the jurisdiction of the respective University area.
Candidates who do not fall in (Type A, B and C category), but either of their parents are employees of or are retires as Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
Place of posting of mother or father or place of settlement in case of retirement or place of last posting in case posted outside Maharashtra state falling within the jurisdiction of the respective University area.
Candidates passing SSC and/or HSC Exam from
a recognized institution situated in a disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose
Mother tongue is Marathi.
Candidates were considered under outside home University or for outside Maharashtra state seats.
Minority Candidature MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Should belong to a particular linguistic or religious minority community from Maharashtra (as notified by the Government).
MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Domicile of Maharashtra Karnataka Disputed Border Area (MKB)
Domiciled candidates of a place situated in the area specified as Maharashtra-Karnataka disputed border are will be eligible.
Should have passed 10+2th standard from an institute situated in the disputed border area.
Domicile certificate has to be produced from the Principal/Head Master of the College/School reflecting that the candidates belong to that institute.
Candidates belonging to MKB are required to have Marathi as their mother tongue and a certificate has to be produced from the Principal/Head Master of the College from where they qualified 12th standard examination.
Marathi should have been studied as one of the subjects by the candidates in 10+2 (or equivalent) examination.
MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Wards of Defence Personnel
Ward/Spouse/Children of former defence service personnel (residents of Maharashtra).
Ward/Spouse of serving defence personnel (transferred to Maharashtra)
MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Persons with Disability (PwD)
The candidates should meet the following requirements. The certificate (Proforma F/F-1) has to be produced by the candidates where the extent of disability i.e., whether it is more than 40% or permanent in nature has to be written.
Candidates blind under type P1
Candidates deaf and dumb under type P2
Candidates with orthopaedic disorders, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphica, Spastic (Type P3)
MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for J&K Migrant Candidature
Children of displaced citizens from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India.
Children of displaced citizens relocated to a little safer place in J&K from an unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities.
Children of officers belonging to India Foreign Services (IFS), Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and Indian Police Services (IPS).
Children of military staff and paramilitary forces staff transferred to J&K to combat terrorist activities and joined their on or before the last date of application form for admission.
Note: It is important to know that despite the given criteria, preference will be given to J&K Migrant candidates who qualify JEE Main 2019 over MHT CET.
MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Specialized Branches
Bio-Medical/Bio-Tech Engineering – The candidate should have Biology in their 10+2th standard examination and should have qualified.
Mining Engineering – Female Candidates will not be eligible for this course.