MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019
Saakshi Lama, 21 Dec 2018, #MAHA CET
Admissions Open Now
MIT World Peace University- B.Tech Admissions
IcfaiTech B.Tech Admissions

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019 – DTE Maharashtra has released the eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2019 for all candidates who are interested to participate in the admission process. MHT CET 2019 eligibility criteria list all the conditions and requirements that the candidates require to appear in MHT CET 2019. 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.
Latest: MHT CET 2019 will be conducted on May 2 & 3 (PCM)

Latest: [Want to Know Colleges, Specialization to Apply on the basis of your MAHA CET Scores, Click here]

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.

MHT CET Sample Paper

Download Free Sample Paper for MHT CET

Download Now

General MHT CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria 

Admissions Open Now
SRM B.Tech Admissions 2019
SRMJEEE Application Open for B.Tech Admissions 2019 | 5100+ Students placed in 2018. Apply now
Amrita University M.Tech Admis..
Ranked 8th Best University in India by NIRF | M.Tech Admissions 2019 Open
  • 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.

  • Foreign National

  • Children of NRI/OCI/PIO

  • Children of Indian workers in the Gulf Countries

Category Wise MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019


Category of students

Eligibility Criteria


Maharashtra State Candidates

NationalityOnly Indian Nationals are eligible
Educational QualificationCandidates must have passed HSC/equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with any one of the subjects – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects. In these subjects taken together, the candidates should have secured a minimum of 50 % marks (for General Category) and at least 45% marks (for reserved category and Persons with Disability candidates) belonging to Maharashtra State only).


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.
Must have passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized university as defined by UGC with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for backward class/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only. These candidates should have passed XII class with Mathematics as a subject

Entrance TestCandidates 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

Candidature Type

Eligibility Criterion

Home University

Type A

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

University area.

Type B

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.

Type C

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.

Type D

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.

Type E

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.

College Applications 2019

Bennett University B.Tech 2019
Chandigarh University
UPES - School of Engineering
GNA University
MIT World Peace University M.T..
JB Institute Of Technology Deh..
View All Application Forms

More like MAHA CET

Questions related to MAHA CET

Is there any best app/website for mhtcet mock test?

58 Minutes ago

Hello S deshmukh,I would personally suggest you to go for books instead of the smartphones app or online website as nothing can beat book.As in cas...

Can anyone tell me what score i need in MHT CET for computer science in any college in maharashtra?

2 Hours ago

Hello,I would like to tell you that cutoff always varies from college to it any stream, a college like VJTI in Mumbai which is reputed c...

Hii I am from Maharashtra ..plzz tell me how many marks required to mht cet for plastic engineering government college of pune ...

4 Hours ago

Laxminarayan Institute of technology, nagpur(round 1)  111 in cet- for open category. University Institute of Chemical Technology, North Mah...

I am Athlete and hope that mht cet score may above I eligible for bsc Agri in mpkv shivajinagar pune

23 Hours ago

Heyy Gaikwad Shilpa Arun.....For getting admission in the MPKV Shivajinagar Pune for the course of bsc in agriculture the expected cutoff is a...

From where i should download my score card of mba mms cet 2019 because their is only result in pdf format not in score card

1 Day ago

Dear candidateThere is no format Of scorecard..Every year MBA cet result is declared in PDF format only..When You applied Through CAP process Then ...

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books