Last updated on September 28th, 2021
MHT CET 2021 has been conducted from 20 September to 1 October 2021. MHT CET 2021 Paper Analysis is available now, aspirants can check the shift wise exam analysis. MHT CET 2021 Answer key will be released post exam.
MHT CET 2021 Syllabus has been released along with the marking scheme. MHT CET 2021 question paper will have 3 papers- Paper 1 (Mathematics), Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry), and Paper 3 (Biology). Check MHT CET 2021 Exam Pattern.
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a state-level entrance exam conducted once a year to offer admissions to undergraduate degrees in B.E, B.Tech, B.Pharm, and D.Pharm courses. Candidates appearing for the MHT-CET 2021 can refer to this article for the latest updates and other important information regarding the examination.
MHT CET 2021 Important Dates
|Release of MHT CET 2021 Application Form||June 8, 2021|
|Last date to fill MHT CET 2021 Application Form|
|Last date to fill MHT CET 2021 Application Form (with late fees)|
|MHT CET 2021 Form Correction||Aug 14 – 16, 2021|
|MHT CET Admit Card Release 2021||September 2021|
|MHT CET Exam Date 2021 (New Dates)||20 September to 1 October, 2021|
|MHT CET 2021 Answer Key release and challenge||TBA|
|MHT CET 2021 Result||TBA|
|MHT CET 2021 Counselling||TBA|
MHT CET 2021: Highlights
|Conducting Authority||State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra|
|Exam Type||State Level Exam|
|Subjects||Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry, Biology|
|Duration of Exam||90 Minutes|
|Examination Medium||English, Marathi, Urdu|
MHT CET 2021 Paper Analysis
MHT CET 2021 exam begins on 20 September 2021. The overall difficulty level of shift wise paper is available in the table below.
|MHT CET 2021 Exam Dates||Paper||Shift I||Shift II|
|20 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCM||Moderate||Difficult to Moderate|
|21 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCM||Moderate||Moderate|
|22 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCM||Difficult to Moderate||Moderate|
|23 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCM||Moderate||Difficult to Moderate|
|24 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCM||Moderate||Moderate|
|27 September 2021||MHT CET 2021 PCB||Moderate||Moderate|
MHT CET 2021 Paper Analysis: Most Asked Questions
Candidates can check the most questions asked in each section for better preparing of exam.
|Shift I –September 20, 2021||Optics and Wave||Coordinate Compounds and Chemical Bonding||Integration, Vector 3D, and Differential Calculus|
|Shift II –September 20, 2021||Measurement, SHM& Waves, and Optics||Alcohol/Phenol/Ether, Electrochemistry, and s,p,d & f block elements||Integration, trigonometry, probability, and Vector 3D|
|Shift I – September 21, 2021||Gravitation, Optics, SHM and Waves, Mechanics||Basic Concepts, Chemical Bonding, S,p,d, and f- block elements||Integration, and Vector 3D|
|Shift II – September 21, 2021||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Shift I – September 22, 2021||Optics and Gravitation||Chemical Bonding||Integration, Vector, and 3D|
|Shift II – September 22, 2021||Optics, Modern Physics, Waves, Electrostatics||s, p, dand f-block elements||Differentiation and Integration, Calculus, Vector and 3D|
|Shift I – September 23, 2021||Optics, Gravitation, Waves||Chemical Bonding||Integration, Vector, and 3D|
|Shift II – September 23, 202||Optics,Modern Physics, Waves,Electrostatics||s, p, dand f-block elements||Differentiation and Integration, Matrices Calculus, Vector and 3D|
|Shift I – September 24, 2021||Optics, Gravitation, Current Electricity||Chemical Bonding, Coordination Compounds, Chemical Kinetics||Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Vector and 3D, Calculus|
|Shift II – September 24, 2021||Magnetic Effect of Current, Modern Physics, Electrostatics, Magnetism||s, p, d, and f-block elements, Alkanes, Organic Chemistry||Differentiation and Integration, Calculus, Matrices, Trigonometry, Geometry|
|Shift I – September 27, 2021||Gravitation,Optics,SHM and Waves,Mechanics||Chemical Bonding,Chemical Kinetics,Solutions||Animal Tissues,Molecular Basis of Inheritance,Genetic Engineering, Plant Reproduction and Photosynthesis,Mineral Nutrition|
|Shift II – September 27, 2021||Gravitation, Rotational Motion, Stationary Waves, Magnetic Effect of Electric Current||Chemical Bonding, Chemical Kinetics, Solutions||Circulation and Reproduction, Molecular Basis of Inheritance, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, Plant Reproduction and Photosynthesis, Mineral Nutrition, Molecular Basis|
MHT CET Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for MHT CET are declared by the Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra. The eligibility of students depends on few important factors. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria, as mentioned below, can appear for MHT-CET 2021.
|Nationality of a Candidate||Indian nationality|
|Age Limit||No age limit prescribed|
|Educational Qualification||Candidates must have passed their HS/ 12th standards in order to appear for the MHT CET exams. Also, candidates with 12th equivalent qualification with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology from a recognized university are eligible to appear for the examination|
|Minimum Marks||Candidates belonging to the general category must score a minimum 50% aggregate marks in their 12th. Whereas for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC categories, the minimum marks to be eligible for MHT CET is 45%.|
MHT CET 2021 Application Form
The application form was released online on the official website of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test on 8th June 2021. The last date of application form submission was 12th August 2021. However, the conducting authority decided to extend the application form filling again from 12th August to 16th August. The final form correction date was scheduled from 14th to 16h August 2021. Candidates who have successfully submitted their application form with the given time will be allowed to appear for the examination.
How To Fill MHT CET 2021 Application Form?
The steps to complete the application form process for MHT CET 2021 are as follows:
- Visit the official website of MHT CET and register on the website.
- Click on the hyperlink “MHT CET Application Form 2021”.
- Provide all the details as asked in the application form, such as personal information, qualification, identification, contact details, etc.
- Upload all the documents as mentioned in the application form.
- Make sure you have put all the details correctly and then make the application fee payment.
- Once the submission is done successfully, candidates can save the pdf and take a printout of the same.
Candidates must have a passport size photograph and their signature with a white background. Note that the documents must be either in JPEG or JPG format.
|Photograph of the candidate||5KB – 50KB|
|Signature||5KB – 20KB|
MHT CET 2021 Application Fee
The application fee for MHT CET varies as per the category of the candidates. The application fee for different category candidates is mentioned below:
|Category||Application Fee (in Rs.)|
|SC, ST, OBC, SBC, VJ/DT, NT[A], NT[B], NT[C], NT[D]||600|
|Additional Fee for Late Submission (from 12th – 16th)||500|
MHT CET 2021 Admit Card
The conducting authority has delayed the release of the MHT CET 2021 Admit Card. However, it is now expected to be released soon by the month of September 2021. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website once it has been released. Candidates must carry their admit card to the examination hall along with ID Proof (PAN Card, Aadhar, Voter ID, or school ID card). The steps to download the MHT CET admit card 2021 is given below:
- Open the official website of MHT CET.
- Find and click on the link “MHT CET Admit Cards 2021”.
- Login using your user ID and password.
- Candidates can download the pdf file of the admit cards directly and take multiple printouts for future purposes.
MHT CET 2021 Exam Dates
The MHT CET Phase I exam was supposed to be conducted from 4th – 10 September 2021, while the Phase II exam was scheduled from 14th – 20th September 2021. However, because of the sudden delay in releasing the admit cards, the exams have been further postponed. The State Common Entrance Test Cell shall release the new schedule for the MHT CET exams soon.
|MHT CET Phase–I||To be announced|
|MHT CET Phase-II||To be announced|
MHT CET 2021 Exam Centres
MHT CET Exam Centres has been released along with the official brochure. The authority will allocate the exam centre as per the candidate’s choice. One allocated, exam centre will not be changed. The list of MHT CET 2021 Exam Centres is:-
MHT CET 2021 Exam Pattern
The MHT CET exams are mainly based on the syllabus of the 11th and 12th standards of the state level. It carries a total weightage of 20% from the Class 11 syllabus whereas 80% from the Class 12th syllabus. The questions will be of multiple choice question type and there is no negative marking. The medium of MHT CET paper I is English and for papers 2 and 3, the medium is English, Marathi, and Urdu.
|Mode of Examination||Online Mode (Computer Based Test)|
|Time Duration of Exam||180 Minutes|
|Question Paper Type||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total No. of Questions in PCM||150|
|Total No. of Questions in PCB||200|
|Medium of MHT CET Exam||Paper 1: English Paper 2 and 3: English, Marathi, Urdu|
MHT CET 2021 Marking Scheme
As per the MHT CET marking scheme, in Paper I i.e., mathematics, candidates will score +2 marks for every right attempt. While for Paper II & III, candidates will score a +1 mark for all right attempts. There is no negative marking for the wrong attempts. The marking scheme for MHT CET 2021 is further tabulated below:
|Paper||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks per attempt||Total Marks|
|Class XI||Class XII|
|PAPER-III||Biology – Zoology||10||40||+1||100|
|Biology – Botany||10||40||+1|
MHT CET 2021 Syllabus
|Mathematics||XI||Circles, Compound Numbers, Compound Angles, Geometric Progression, Probability, Quadratic Equations, Limits & Continuity, Relations & Functions, Straight Lines & Slopes, Trigonometric Ratios & Identities|
|XII||Relations & Functions, Circles, Differentiation, Integration, Differential Equation, Linear Programming, Matrices & Determinants, Vector, Statistics, Probability|
|Physics||XI||Electrostatics, Electromagnetism, Semiconductors, Laws of Motion, Force, Gravity, Sound, Optics|
|XII||Atoms & Molecules, Electricity & Current, Magnetism, Wave Motion Theory, Surface Tension, Circular Motion & Oscillation, Systems of Communication|
|Chemistry||XI||Chemical Bonding, Redox Reaction, States of Matter, Surface Chemistry, Principles of Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons|
|XII||Electro Chemistry, Coordination Bonding, Chemical Kinetics, Principles and Processes of Isolation, Chemical Thermodynamics, Polymers and Organic Compounds|
|Biology – Botany||XI||Plant Biochemistry, Plant Water Relations, Nutrition in Plants, Diversity, Growth and Development in Plants, Plant Reproduction Process|
|XII||Respiration, Photosynthesis, Microbes, Genetics, Biotechnology|
|Biology – Zoology||XI||Respiration in Humans, Animal Cells & Tissues, Nutrition, Biomolecules, Excretion, Transfer of Energy|
|XII||Animal Husbandry, Human Reproduction, Circulation, Genetic Engineering, Health & Diseases, Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance|
MHT CET 2021 Best Books
Apart from the Class 11th and 12th NCERT books, candidates should prepare for MHT CET from reference books. Some of the best books are as follows:-
|Chemistry||Marvel Chemistry for MHT CET||Mayur Mehta, Chitra Joshi, Rekha Diwekar||8193264746|
|Physics||MHT CET Physics (Marvel)||AJ Bapat||8193264754|
|Mathematics||Marvel MHT-CET Mathematics||Hemant G. Ainapure||8193264738|
|Biology||Marvel Biology for MHT-CET||K. Shankaran, Devaki Rema Devi||8192993345|
MHT CET 2021 Results
MHT CET 2021 results will be declared after successfully conducting the exams. The results for the MHT CET 2021 shall be declared by the 4th week of October. Candidates can download their respective result cards from the official website of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test. Candidates with higher scores will be allotted to their desired seats in the top colleges of Maharashtra. Candidates can also check their papers for rework in case they do not get a convincing score. The rechecking fee for each paper is worth Rs. 1000 which is to be paid by the candidate through a bank draft to the Director of Education and Research, Mumbai.
How To Download MHT CET Results 2021?
MHT CET results will be released on the official website by the conducting authority followed by the merit list. Candidates can follow the steps below to download their MHT CET results 2021:
- Visit the official website of MHT CET.
- Click on the link “MHT CET Results 2021”.
- Login by entering your credentials.
- This will open your MHT CET result card on a new window.
- Candidates can download the scorecard and save it for future use.
MHT CET 2021 Cut Off
MHT CET cut-off is released after the seat allotments by the DTE. The cut-offs for MHT CET 2021 will be released after each round of seat allotments. In order to achieve your desired seat in a good college, candidates need to score the cut-off marks of an institution or more. The MHT CET cut-off is dependent on various factors, such as the difficulty of the exam, the number of students who applied for the examination, total seats available, etc. Candidates can refer to the previous year MHT CET cutoff:-
|Participating Institute||Branch||Expected Rank Cutoff 2021||2019 Round 1||2019 Round 2||2019 Round 3|
|Institute of Chemical Technology, (Mumbai)||Dyestuff Technology||3420- 5600||3283||5312||–|
|Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi (Mumbai)||Information Technology||3576-5879||4371||5607||5293|
|KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1124-1454||12550||13695||13955|
|Maharashtra Institute of Technology, (Pune)||Polymer Engineering||1996-6980||20664||23413||68592|
|Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1793-2018||1640||1923||1992|
|KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1195-1545||12550||13695||13955|
|Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, (Mumbai)||Bio-Medical Engineering||9000-1045||9143||9476||–|
|Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (Pune)||Electronics, and Telecommunication Engg.||4656-1794||4848||6195||16944|
|Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, (Mumbai)||Bio-Medical Engineering||1234-3698||13027||35782|
MHT CET 2021 Imporant Instructions
- Since MHT CET is a highly competitive examination and a lot of students apply for it every year, you must be well prepared to clear the examination with good scores to get a seat in a good college.
- Students should practice the practical subjects (Physics and Mathematics) as much as possible to score higher marks in the papers.
- Chemistry is the most scoring paper in the examination, therefore make sure you prepare well and have good knowledge about all the topics in the syllabus. Follow the same procedure for the Biology paper as well.
- Do not try to cover the entire syllabus within a brief time before the examination.
- Go through all the important topics in detail and remember the formulas for the numerical.
- Practice from the sample papers, and previous year’s questions. Take mock tests to get used to the examination pattern.
- Focus on time management as you complete the papers. Try to complete a few minutes before the given time so that you can revise before submission.
- Do not get nervous if you come across an unknown question. In case try the rest of the questions and leave the complicated ones for later.
MHT CET 2021 Counselling
MHT CET Counselling will be done in two rounds known as Common Admission Process (CAP). Seat allocation process is based on the candidate’s preference of seats and merit list.
- The 3rd round of counselling will be hep only for the Maharastra state candidates.
- There will be no reservation for 3rd round of counselling.
- Candidates must fill the preference form for counselling to choose the course and college as per their choice in decreasing order of preference.
How to register for MHT CET Counselling?
The counselling registration process involves 6 steps:-
- Type of candidature
- Qualification and exam details
- Uploading Scanned documents
- Fees Payment
- Print counselling form
MHT CET 2021 FAQs
Last updated on September 7th, 2021
Ans: The MHT CET 2021 admit cards will be released 10 – 12 days before the examination date. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website.
Last updated on September 7th, 2021
Ans: No there are no negative markings for any wrong answers in the examination.
Last updated on September 7th, 2021
Ans: The MHT CET 2021 result will be valid for 1 year only.
Last updated on September 7th, 2021
Ans: The MHT CET 2021 exam dates are yet to be announced. However, we hope the exams shall start soon by September 2021.
Last updated on September 7th, 2021
Ans: The MHT CET exams are conducted in English, Marathi, and Urdu language. The Mathematics paper i.e., Paper-I will be held in English whereas Paper-2 and Paper-3 will be held in English, Marathi, and Urdu language.