MHT CET 2022 Application forms are released on the official website i.e cetcell.mahacet.org. MHT CET 2022 Registration for undergraduate courses has been started from 10 February 2022. Aspirants can fill out the application form till 31 March 2022. Candidates can pay the MHT CET 2022 Application Fee in the extra time provided by the authorities from 1 to 7 April 2022. MHT CET 2022 is expected to be held in the 2nd week of May 2022.
What is MHT CET 2022?
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 2022 can refer to this article for the latest updates and other important information regarding the examination.
|Release of MHT CET 2022 Application Form||10 February 2022|
|Last date to fill MHT CET 2022 Application Form||31 March 2022|
|Last date to fill MHT CET 2022 Application Form (with late fees)||1 to 7 April 2022|
|MHT CET 2022 Form Correction||TBA|
|MHT CET Admit Card Release 2022||TBA|
|MHT CET Exam Date 2022||TBA|
|MHT CET 2022 Answer Key release and challenge||TBA|
|MHT CET 2022 Result||TBA|
|MHT CET 2022 Counselling||TBA|
|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|
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 2022.
|Nationality of a Candidate||Indian nationality|
|Age Limit||No age limit prescribed|
|Educational Qualification||Candidates must have passed their HSC/ 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%.|
The application form had released online on the official website of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test on 10 February 2022. The last date of application form submission is 31 March 2022. Candidates who have successfully submitted their application form with the given time will be allowed to appear for the examination.
The steps to complete the application form process for MHT CET 2022 are as follows:
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|
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 2022 Admit Card is expected to be released 2 to 3 weeks before exam date. 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 2022 is given below:
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 2022 Exam Centres is:-
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 1 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 Paper 3: English, Marathi, Urdu
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 2022 is further tabulated below:
|Paper||Subjects||Class XI No. of Questions||Class XII No. of Questions||Marks per attempt||Total Marks|
|PAPER-III||Biology – Zoology||10||40||+1||100|
|Biology – Botany||10||40||+1|
|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|
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 2022 Paper Analysis will be provided here after the conclusion of an exam. Candidates can take references from last year’s paper analysis in order to know the difficulty level, type of questions asked, important topics and more. 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|
Candidates can check the most questions asked in each section for better preparation of the 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, d and 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 2022 results will be declared after successfully conducting the exams. The results for the MHT CET 2022 shall be declared by the 1st week of June 2022. 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.
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 2022 results:
MHT CET cut-off is released after the seat allotments by the DTE. The cut-offs for MHT CET 2022 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's MHT CET cutoff:-
|Participating Institute||Branch||Expected Rank Cutoff 2022|
|Institute of Chemical Technology, (Mumbai)||Dyestuff Technology||3420- 5600|
|Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi (Mumbai)||Information Technology||3576-5879|
|KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1124-1454|
|Maharashtra Institute of Technology, (Pune)||Polymer Engineering||1996-6980|
|Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1793-2018|
|KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, (Mumbai)||Electronics Engineering||1195-1545|
|Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, (Mumbai)||Bio-Medical Engineering||9000-1045|
|Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (Pune)||Electronics, and Telecommunication Engg.||4656-1794|
|Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, (Mumbai)||Bio-Medical Engineering||1234-3698|
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 counselling registration process involves 6 steps:-
Ques. When will the MHT CET 2022 admit card be released?
Ans: MHT CET 2022 admit cards will be released 10 – 12 days before the examination date. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website.
Ques. Are there any negative markings for wrong attempts?
Ans: No there are no negative markings for any wrong answers in the examination.
Ques. Up to how much time the results of the MHT CET will be valid?
Ans: The MHT CET 2022 result will be valid for 1 year only.
Ques. When will the MHT CET 2022 exam start?
Ans: The MHT CET 2022 exam dates are yet to be announced. However, the tentative date for MHT CET 2022 is the 2nd week of May 2022.
Ques. In how many languages MHT CET exams are conducted?
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.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.