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After Southern states, Maharashtra is the next state in India, which shares a special space in those aspirants’ hearts, who aim of achieving higher position in Science; be it in Engineering, Medical or Pharmacy. The State has always been a hot destination for aspiring technocrats and doctors. The prime reason for this, the State houses plenty of engineering and medical colleges. At present, there are 470 engineering colleges and 32 medical colleges in Maharashtra. Moreover, this State has two financial hubs i.e. Mumbai and Pune, which have opened up new scope in the field of Engineering and Medical Science as these cities have some reputed and premier institutes like VJTI, D J Sanghvi College of Engineering Pune, Armed Force Medical College Pune, Grant Medical College Mumbai, Topiwala National Medical College Mumbai and many more.
Every year, these prestigious colleges jointly get lacs of applications for admission. Many of us tend vivid and bright imagination that admission process will be cakewalk. But, getting admission in these institutes is not as easy as it sounds. To get admission in any college in Maharashtra, it is mandate for candidate to appear for the State’s entrance test i.e. MHT CET. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test or simply MHT CET is one of the premier entrance exams in India. The exam is held every year in the month of May by the Government of Maharashtra. Directorate of Technical Education is the apex body that regulates and controls MHT CET.
Through MHT CET, candidates can get admission to courses like Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, BVSC & AH and Health Science at Under Graduate level. The exam will be known as MT-CET from academic year 2013.
The Government of Maharashtra announced that it would conduct MHT CET entrance exam for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTh, BOTh, BASLP, BP&O, BSc Nursing & BPMT courses for academic year 2014-15.
The syllabus for MHT CET 2014 will be same as prescribed for NEET UG 2013 Exam and would cover topics of Class 11 and 12 respectively.
The exam will be single question paper containing 180 MCQ's with four options with single response type from Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
The duration of the exam will be of three hours.
Each question will carry 4 marks and exam will have total score of 720 marks.
Each correct answer will fetch 4 marks. There will be no negative marking system which means that for every wrong answer one mark will be deducted from the corrected total.
The question paper will be printed in languages of English, Marathi and Urdu and students can attempt the paper depending on the choice preferred at the time of application.
MHT CET Registration / Application Form
Application forms for MT- CET can be obtained from various high schools and junior colleges in the State. The forms for MT- CET 2013 will be made available from March 2013 onwards. Candidates from Outside Maharashtra can get the information brochure at Divisional Authorities.
The brochure can also be obtained from the official website of DMER and DTE.
Cost of the application form is Rs. 700 (Rs 500 for reserved categories). Candidates who are interested in getting the form through post must send a demand draft of Rs 700 in the favour of “Competent Authority, MT-CET, Mumbai” payable at Mumbai.
MHT CET Exam Dates
Admissions to First Year Engineering/Tehnology 2014-2015 Maharashtra State
The Directorate of Technical Education Mumbai, has informed that admission to first year engineering programmes for the academic year 2014-15 would be done on the basis of qualifying score in All India JEE Main (Paper- I) and class 12 marks. Interested applicants wishing to seek admission are hereby informed to prepare for All India (JEE Main Paper I).
MHT CET Syllabus
The syllabus for MT-CET exam will be purely based on Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics of 10+2 level.
MT CET Syllabus
MT CET Pattern:-
MTCET will consist of three question papers. Each paper is of 100 marks.
Paper I:- Physics & Chemistry (50 marks each)
Paper II:Biology (Botany & Zoology- 50 marks each)
Paper III: Mathematics (100 Marks)
Language of Question Paper:-
The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only.
MHT CET Preparation
The most important thing that candidate should known that MT-CET is purely based on Class 12 portion. The exam is not easy but it’s not even hard at the same time. To score high in this exam, candidate should start preparing at least one year before the exam. Joining coaching classes or crash course will be of great help for candidate. Students should keep constant touch with the portion of Class 12 as the questions asked in MT-CET are based on the theories, laws and its application based on HSC curriculum. Allot equal time to every subject, as this will enable you to cover every topic in detail. Practicing several hours of previous years’ papers will be conducive for aspirants.
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MHT CET Notification
MT-CET will be held on 16th May 2013. Further notification will be announced soon.