MH CET 2021: Application Form (Out), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (commonly called MH CET) is a common state level entrance exam for admission in colleges conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra every year for admission to various courses such as undergraduate engineering (B.Tech), pharmacy (B.Pharma) and agriculture courses such as B.Tech/ B.E, Pharma D and B.Pharma offered at colleges only in Maharashtra state.

This examination is conducted at various centres across Maharashtra as well as outside Maharashtra State by Online mode which is Computer Based Test tentatively in August 2021 usually MH CET occurs in the month of May but due to covid-19 crisis, the Class 12th exams in Maharashtra are postponed and expected to begin in the last week of May so MH CET has been also delayed this year.


The  MH CET exam will comprise three papers. Paper 1: Mathematics, Paper 2: Physics and Chemistry and Paper 3: Zoology and Botany. Questions will be of Objective Type only( MCQ type) and the time duration of the test will be 90 minutes for each paper.

Latest Update – 


  • 09-June-2021: MH CET 2021 will commence the Online Application Process on its official website from 8th June. Candidate can visit the online portal to submit their applications. Form will be available till 7 july, 2021.

  • 07-05-2021: MH CET 2021 has been postponed till August due to the delay of Class 12th exams that are scheduled to begin on April 23,2021. The Class 12th exams in Maharashtra are expected to begin in the last week of May however till now no official dates have been announced for class 12 Examination. 

MH CET 2021 - Highlights


Take a look at the table provided below to know the more and crucial details of MH CET 2021

Examination Name

  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra

Exam Level

State Level   

Exam Frequency

      Once in a year

Exam Date

To be Announced 

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

90 Minutes

Type of Questions

Objective Type (MCQs)

Total Marks 


No of Test Centres


Exam Fees

Rs.800/- (For General)

           Rs.600/- (For Reserved Category)

Paper Medium

English, Marathi, Urdu

Official Website

MH CET 2021 Important Dates

MHT CET 2021 exam date is not yet announced by the Education Ministry of Maharashtra,this delay occurs due to covid-19 crisis however the exam has been delayed until June 2021. CBSE class XII exams have been postponed and hence the exam dates for MHT CET are expected to be released only after CBSE finalises the new will be updated with the exam date and regularly check the site to keep yourself updated.


MHCET 2021

Important Dates

Release of Application form

8th June to 7th July , 2021

Last date for registration 

Third week of May, 2021

Last Date for Fee Payment

Third week of May, 2021

Last date to printing application form

Third week of May, 2021

Release of admit card or hall ticket

May last week, 2021

MHCET 2021 exam date

Second week of June, 2021

Declaration of result 2021

Last week of June, 2021

MH CET 2021 - Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for MHCET EXAM 2021, candidates have to fill details regarding age and educational qualification in order to be eligible for the exam. Verification of the eligibility of the candidates will be done at the time of admission. If any candidate is found to be not eligible then he/she will not be entitled for the admission. The details of eligibility criteria are given below.


To be qualified for applying for MH CET 2021, a candidate must fulfil below referenced qualification rules:

  • Citizen: The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • State Candidates: Candidates who reside in Maharashtra can apply for MH CET and  need to present a domicile certificate/school leaving certificate/ certificate issued by the authority of Maharashtra as proof.
  • Other State Candidates: Candidates  who reside outside maharashtra are also eligible to apply in this exam and they need to present valid documents such as domicile certificate/ DOB certificate/ residential certificate issued by  any recognized  state authority of India.
  • Passing Exam & Marks: Applying applicants must have passed his/her 10+2 level exam securing a minimum of fifty marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized Board or Authority.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for the candidate appearing for MH CET 2021.
  • Students appearing for his or her final year qualifying exam also are eligible to apply.


Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature:

  • Those Individuals, who are displaced from J & K to any neighbourhood of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards because of terrorist activities.
  • The offspring of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and kids of staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces moved to J & K to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission; or
  • The children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism are eligible under this type.


Note: However, as favour is given to the J & K Migrant candidates appearing for JEE (Main) over MHT CET are advised to appear for JEE(Main).

Academic Qualification Required for DU JAT Entrance Exam 2020

  • Every candidate, in order to apply for the DU JAT 2020 exam must have qualified/cleared the board examinations, conducted by a recognized board.
  • The students who are awaiting their 12th board examination result, are also eligible to apply for DU JAT.

MH CET 2021 - Course Offered

Through MH CET 2021, the subsequent programmes with several specialties are offered:

    • B.Tech

    • B.Arc

    • B.Pharm

    • Pharm D

    • MBA

    • MMS

MHCET 2021-Application Form

To get admission for MH CET 2021, candidates will have to follow and complete some procedures to sit for the examination. Steps to fill MH CET 2021 Application form are given below:


  • MH CET 2021 has now released the application form on the official website in online mode.

  • Students must fill the application form before 7th July 2021.

  • The complete application process will consist of varied steps – Registration, filling of form, uploading of images & documents, and paying the appliance fee.

  • The images of documents must be uploaded as per the prescribed format and size within the application form.

  • Students must avoid filling multiple application forms. The board will consider only the last submitted form.

  • Payment mode: Students are going to be ready to pay the appliance fee through online mode by internet banking/debit/credit card.


Application Fee

General/ J&K Migrants/ OMS

Rs. 800


Rs. 600

How to fill the MHT CET 2021 application form?

Step 1- Go to the official website of MH CET.

Step 2 – Login yourself in the portal and fill all your details accurately such as personal details and academic details.

Step 3- Candidates select their course in which he/she want to apply. Also, choose an examination centre according to your convenience.

 Step 4- Upload all necessary documents like signature, candidate’s passport size picture all in required format.

Step 5- After filling all details the candidate must have to pay the fees to complete the admission process for paying the Application fee payment.

Step 6– After filling check all details carefully and note down the application number that is generated after successful registration for future reference.

Step 7- Take the print out of duly filled application form.

Documents required for filling the MHCET 2021 registration form

The subsequent documents must be kept prepared while filling the application form of MH CET 2021:

  • Class 12th passing certificate from recognized board.

  • Class 10th passing certificate from recognized board.

  • Date of Birth proof

  • Address proof

  • Caste category certificate (if applicable)

  • Domicile certificate

  • Scanned images of photograph and signature

Note that Ration Card and E-Aadhar Card are not valid id proofs for MHT CET 2021.

MH CET 2021 Syllabus

MH CET Syllabus is often checked by the students online from the online site. The syllabus will contain topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology subjects.

Students can check below various topics coming within the doorway test in various subjects:

Physics: Measurements, Friction in solids and liquids, Scalars and Vectors, Force, Ray optics, Magnetism, Refraction of sunshine, Magnetic effect of electrical current, etc.

Chemistry: Some basic concepts of chemistry, States of Matter: Gases and liquids, Redox reaction, Basic principles and techniques in chemistry, Surface chemistry, Hydrogen, S-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Nature of bond, Alkanes, etc.

Mathematics: Trigonometric functions, Circle and Conics, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles, Factorization Formulae, Relations and Functions, line, Sets, Sequences and series, Probability, etc.

Biology: Botany – Diversity in organisms, Plant Growth and Development and Mineral Nutrition, Biochemistry of the cell. Zoology – Organization of Cell, Human Nutrition, Human Respiration.

Best Books to Prepare for MH CET 2021

Quality books and practise are the central thing for good preparation for any exam. Given below name of some of the books that are suggested by experts and tutors for the preparation of MHCET exam:




Rekha Devakar, Chitra Joshi, Mayur Mehta


Marvel Chemistry for MHT CET

AJ Bapat


MHT CET Physics (Marvel)


G. Ainapure


Marvel MHT-CET Mathematics

K.Shankara, Devaki Rema Devi


Marvel Biology for MHT-CET

Note: Refer to DU JAT previous year question papers for better understanding. 

MHCET 2021 - Admit card

MHT CET 2021 Admit Card is predicted to be available within the fourth week of July 2021. Candidates must all details carefully which is mentioned on the admit card then download it by following the steps given below:

  • Go through the official website of MHT CET i.e.,

  • Find the “MHT CET 2021 Admit Card” link and click on the link thereon

  • Enter the user id and password

  • Click on the ‘submit button, the admit card is going to be displayed on the screen

  • Printout the multiple copies of the MHT CET 2021 Admit Card


MHT CET 2021 Admit Card will contain the exam centre address alongside the date and time of the examination. Candidates will need to check the every small details mentioned within the admit card.

MH CET 2021 Exam Centres

The MHCET exam is conducted in almost 36 cities throughout the country. Candidates have to choose their test centre as per their choice or preference while filling the MHCET application form 2021. Below we have mentioned the test centres where the exam will be conducted and the candidate can select anyone of them while filling the application form:





Mumbai Suburban

































Important: It is to be well-known and understood that any of the above-mentioned test centres may be cancelled, combined, added or changed depending on the number of candidates in a specific centre. 

MHCET 2021 - Exam Pattern


Applicants should know the following MH CET 2021 Exam Pattern before appearing the examination: –




Mode of Examination


Total Questions

50(each section)

Negative  Marking

No Negative marking

Duration of Exam

1.5 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Check the distribution of questions and marks within the paper within the below table: 



Number of MCQs

Marks Awarded per question

Total Marks











Biology (Zoology)




Biology (Botany)


MHCET 2021 - Marking Scheme


Marking scheme is as followed by MHCET 2021:


1 mark will be given for each correct choice in Physics and Chemistry and 2 marks will be given for each correct choice in Mathematics. Also remember and kindly note that there is no negative marking for the exam. That no will be deducted/minus from your score for every wrong choice of answer and 0 marks for no answer.

MHCET 2021 - Results


The MHCET 2021 Results are going to be declared on the official website supporting qualified marks. The official date is yet to be announced. Candidates are going to be ranked within the list on the idea of their scores, respective category-wise.

Applicants can see the results by following the steps given below:


  1. Visit the official website of MHT CET and search the ‘result’ link.

  2. Enter your MHT CET roll number.

  3. Click on submit and thus the result is getting to be displayed on your screen.

  4. Keep the printout of MHT CET 2021 Results at the time of counseling in conjunction with other required documents.

MHCET 2021 - Cut-Offs

  • MHCET 2021 cut off scores are going to be released after publishing the result.

  • Cut off score may be a minimum mark that has got to be secured by the candidate to be eligible for the counseling round.

  • Cut off score for MH CET 2021 is calculated supported by various factors like the number of candidates who appeared within the examination, availability of the seat for the examination, the difficulty level of the test paper, score secured by the candidate in MHCET 2021, and reservation category.

  • There are different stop marks for a special level of courses.

Important FAQs Related to MHCET 2021

Ans 1. Every correct answer carries one mark for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology Papers and 2 marks for Mathematics Paper. There is no negative marking in the entrance examination.

Ans 2. Best Books for MHT CET Physics

  • Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Physics M.K. Dikshit (Arihant Publication)
  • MHT CET Physics (Marvel) by AJ Bapat.
  • Physics for MHT CET (MCQ) by A J Bapat (Marvel Publication)
  • Concepts of Physics Vol. 1 by H.C. Verma.
  • Concepts of Physics Vol. 2 by H.C. Verma.
  • Uttam MHT-CET Physics

Ans 3. Students from other states can appear for MHT CET. However, the exam centre will be allocated in Maharashtra state only.

Ans 4. MHT CET 2021 registration dates are yet to be notified. The application form is expected to be released in April.

Ans 5. You are strongly advised to consult NCERT textbooks. There are a few topics in the syllabus that are not covered in NCERT books for MHT-CET and thus they need to be prepared from other reference books.

Ans 6. SRMJEEE 2021 result announcement is going to be announced within the last week of June 2021 for phase 1 and thereafter for phase 2. SRMJEEE 2021 counselling is going to be conducted after the announcement of the result of both phases.

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