MHT CET 2020

MHT CET 2020

Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test in short MHT-CET is a State level Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government of Maharashtra for admissions to B.Tech, B.Pharm courses, etc.. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is conducted by DTE in online (CBT) mode.

  1. Exam Name: Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT CET)
  2. Conducting Authority: State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra
  3. Exam Level: State level
  4. Exam Frequency: Once a year
  5. Exam Category: Undergraduate (UG)
  6. Mode of Application: Online.
  7. Exam Mode: Online - Computer Based Test
  8. Exam Date: April 13 - 17 and April 20 - 23, 2020.
  9. Accepting Colleges: 300+ Colleges.
  10. Official Website:

MHT CET 2020 Important Dates

MHT CET 2020 offers admission into Engineering and Allied Health Sciences courses in the Government aided and private universities/institutions all throughout Maharashtra. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra has announced that MHT CET 2020 will be held in Computer Based Mode (CBT) only. The calendar of events for MHT CET 2020 include - Online Application release, Exam date, Admit card release, Result announcement, Counselling and Seat allotment schedule.

Important dates for MHT CET 2020

Events Date(tentative)
Application form release date January 7, 2020
Application form last date February 29, 2020
Admit card availability date April 5, 2020
MHT CET 2020 April 13 to 17, 2020
April 20 to 23, 2020
Provisional answer key release date May last week, 2020
Availability of OMR answer sheet June 1st week, 2020
Availability of Final Answer Key June 1st week, 2020
Declaration of result June 2nd week, 2020
Counselling Starts July last week to August 1st week, 2020

MHT CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria includes requirements related to domicile, age, educational qualification, qualifying exam and the marks scored in it. For admissions into the participating institutes of the state level engineering entrance exam through MHT CET cell all candidates should fulfill the MHT CET eligibility criteria 2020.

  1. Nationality: The candidate must be the citizen of Indian nationals.
  2. Age Limit: There is no age limit to appear in MHT CET 2020.
  3. Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed HSC or class 12 or equivalent examination recognized by state or central government.
  4. Qualifying Subjects: Candidates must have passed Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects.
  5. Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have passed with minimum aggregate of 50% marks (40% for ST/SC/OBC candidates).

MHT CET Application Form 2020

Application form for MHT CET 2020 will is made available online . Application form has to be filled by candidates by providing their personal details, education details and all the details required by the exam conducting board.

MHTCET 2020 application form filling procedure

  • Registration – Creation of Username and Password
  • My Application – Filling up Application Form for MHT-CET 2020
  • Upload of Photograph and Signature – Candidate must upload their recent Photograph and Signature in Online system
  • Payment of Fees – Candidate can make payment of Fees using Online Payment mode or Offline (i.e Bank Challan Payment)

MHT CET 2020 Admit Card

Admit cards will be available to download in online mode. The Admit card can be accessed by entering Application Number, Password and a Security Key. Candidates need to check if all the details mentioned in the Hall ticket is correct. If any mistake is found, it should be reported to concerned authorities.

Steps to download the 2020 MHT CET Admit card/Hall ticket

  • Click on "Candidate Login Window".
  • Enter your login credentials like Application Number, Password and Security Key.
  • Click on 'login'.
  • The document will appear on your computer screen.
  • Download it and print it out for further use.

MHT CET 2020 Exam Pattern

MHT CET examination will consist of three papers – Paper I – PCM, Paper II – PCB, Paper III – PCMB. and the questions will be based on syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. There will be no Negative marking. The examination will be conducted in the Online mode for the first time.

MHT CET Questions and Marks Distribution 2020

Mode of the Examination Online mode (Computer based test)
Subjects Paper I – PCM
Paper II – PCB
Paper III – PCMB
Duration Paper I and Paper II – 180 minutes
Paper III – 270 minutes
Number of questions for each subject Physics – 50
Chemistry – 50
Mathematics – 50
Biology (Botany) – 50
Biology (Zoology) – 50
Total marks Physics – 50
Chemistry – 50
Mathematics – 100 (50 × 2)
Biology (Botany) – 50
Biology (Zoology) – 50
Marking scheme Physics – One mark for each correct response
Chemistry – One mark for each correct response
Mathematics – Two marks for each correct response
Biology (Botany) – One mark for each correct response
Biology (Zoology) – One mark for each correct response
Negative marking – No mark will be deducted for incorrect answer
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Language The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only.
Syllabus Syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.

MHT CET Questions and Marks Distribution 2020

Paper Questions Marks
Mathematics 50 100 (50 × 2)
Physics and Chemistry 50 + 50 100 (50 × 1)
Botany and Zoology 50 + 50 100 (50 × 1)

MHT CET 2020 Answer Keys

Answer keys for MHT CET 2020 will be released after the exam is done. Candidates can check the answer keys and compare it with their responses to fairly estimate their respective results. By doing so candidates can estimate their scores before the actual results are announced.

Steps to download MHT CET Answer Keys 2020

  • Click on the MHT CET 2020 official website
  • Click on “View MHT CET 2020 Answer Key” option
  • A list with different versions of the question booklet will be displayed on the screen for each paper. Make selection to download
  • The MHT CET 2020 answer key will be downloaded in pdf format

MHT CET 2020 Results

MHT CET Results will be declared online in the month of in online mode. The results will be released in the form of Scorecards and candidates can access them using their credentials – Hall ticket number.

Steps to check MHT CET 2020 Result

  • Visit the MHT CET 2020 official website
  • Click on 'Score card'
  • Enter Application number, Date of Birth and Security key
  • Click on 'Login' button
  • MHCET 2020 result will be displayed
  • Download and print the same for future references

MHT CET 2020 Helpline and Contact details

The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra (DTE) has released the MHT CET 2020 Helpline Numbers. Both Candidates and Parents can call those number and resolve their queries. The complete MHT CET Helpline Numbers are given below.

MHT CET 2020 DTE Contact details

Directorate Of Technical Education
Maharashtra State,
Mumbai 3, Mahapalika Marg,
Post Box No.1967,
Opp. Metro Cinema,
Mumbai - 400 001
Phone numbers
(022) 2264 1150
(022) 2269 2102
(022) 2264 1151
(022) 2262 0601
Fax Number
(022) 2269 0602
(022) 2269 0007

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