MHCET 2020 – Application Forms Released, Exam Dates Revised, Register & Apply Online…

MHCET 2020 exam pic
MHCET 2020 exam pic

MHCET also titled as Maharashtra Law CET is conducted by Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra. This is a state-level entrance exam that offers admission to candidates into 3 year and 5 year degree law courses. 

Candidates can glance through the important dates for MH CET 2020 exam

EventsDates for 5 years Law CourseDates for 3 years Law Course 
Online Registration Starts21st January 202019th March 2020
Close Registration Dates2nd March 20206th May 2020
Edit application Last Date2nd March 20206th May 2020
Hall Ticket27th March 20205th June 2020
Exam Date12th April 202028th June 2020
Result Declaration15th May 202014th July 2020
Counselling20th May 202021st July 2020

MH CET 2020 Application Form

The applications for MH CET 2020 5year course have started on 21st January 2020. All application forms for 3year Law Course is available from 19th March 2020.  The candidates can register themselves online and complete the application process.  Application form filling comprises steps like Registration, filling of application form, uploading of mandatory documents, fee payment details and printing of filled application forms.

The last date for filling the application form is 6th May 2020. And for the 5 year LLB courses, the last date is 2nd March 2020. All details entered in the application form should be filled correctly as the form cannot be edited later.

However, the students can make the necessary changes before the last dates of 2nd March 2020 and 6th May 2020. Application Fee for general candidates is Rs.800/- and Rs.600/- for reserved candidates.  Application fees can be paid online via debit card/credit card/net-banking. 

All applicants must follow the steps for filling of the Application Form:

Visit the official website and click on that link. Click on Click Here for New Registration. Enter your details such as name, mobile number, email id, etc. next, click on Save & Next button. once you feel that you have entered the details correctly click on Submit. Please note that no edition of applications afterwards is allowed.

It’s time to download your provisional registration number and password.  Next, proceed to your scanned photo and signature for uploading. Choose Upload to upload the scanned images. 

Photograph dimensions should be 200 x 230 pixels (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm).

Signature dimensions should be 140 x 60 pixels (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm).

File size should be between 20 KB-50 KB (photograph) & 10 KB-20 KB (signature) in JPEG format.  Click on Next. 

Enter your details such as category, belonging to Maharashtra or not, passed 11th standard, exam preferences, etc. Fill your basic details like date of birth, gender, father’s name, mother’s name, address, etc. Verify your details by clicking on Validate your Details.

Click on Save and Next. Fill your qualification details and Validate your Details. click on Save and Next. Check for filled details and click on Final Submit button.

Make the necessary payments and you will be redirected to the online payment gateway. Choose the mode of payment and click on Submit and pay the fee. Upon successful completion, take necessary printouts and use them for future use.

MH CET 2020 Exam Dates Summary

EventsDates 2020 (Announced)
3 years LL.B5 years Integrated-LL.B
Online registration Begins19th March 202021st January 2020
Online registration & editing Last date6th May 20202nd March 2020
Fee Payment Online6th May 20202nd March 2020
Edit application Last  DateMay 20202nd March 2020
Printing of your application last DateLast week of March 202017th March 2020
Hall Ticket Availability 5th June 202027th March 2020
Exam Schedule28th June 202012th April 2020
Declaration of result14th July 202028th April 2020
Online centralized admission form for Part I21st July 202015th May 2020
Verification of NRI, OCI, PIO documents of candidates for Government and Government Aided colleges1st week of July1st week of June
Provisional alphabetical list Display 2nd week of July1st week of June
Submission of grievances2nd week of July1st week of July
Approved colleges List 2nd week of July1st week of June
Candidature type wise Final Merit List3rd week of July2nd week of June
Online option form filling fro Part II3rd week of July2nd week of July
Starting of counsellingLast week of July3rd week of July

Online centralized counselling (Part-I) begins from 21st July 2020 for 3 years LL.B and from 15th May 2020 for 5 years of LL.B. NRI, OCI, PIO. Candidates must verify their documents for getting admitted to government aided colleges in the first week of July 2020.

Provisional alphabetical lists are released in the first week of July 2020 for 5 years LL.B and in second week of July 2020 for 3 years LL.B. A Merit List for candidature-type candidates will be released in the second-third week of July 2020. 

Option form filling (Part-II) begins from the second-third week of July 2020. The counselling dates will be conducted from the third week of July 2020.

MH CET 2020 Exam Eligibility Criteria

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility clauses given for the NRI candidates are eligible. They don’t have to apply for CET.  

There is no age limit to apply.

Those candidates applying for 5 year LLB course should pass their SSC (+2) or its equivalent examination such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from the recognized board of Maharashtra state or from outside.

Candidates must score 45% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam and 40% marks for reserved candidates of Maharashtra).  

Candidates who complete their 12th class from Distance or Correspondence method can also apply. (A gap of not less than Two Years between 10th Std. (SSC) and 12th Std. (HSC) should not be present.

Appearing Candidates are also eligible to apply.

A 3 year LLB applicant must have the graduate or post graduate degree in any stream from any of the recognized university of Maharashtra or India.

Candidates must score a minimum of 45% in the qualifying exam for General and 40% for reserved categories. 

MH CET 2020 Exam Pattern

A 3 year LL.B exam has questions asked from four subjectsOne mark is awarded for each correct answer. The number of questions I equated to the total marks. Candidates can prepare on these topics and score well in the examination.

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks/QuestionTotal marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning30130
General Knowledge with current affairs40140
Logical and Analytical Reasoning30130
Total150One per question150

 A 5 year integrated-LL.B will have questions asked from various topics. The number of questions is marked equal to the total marks. Candidates can study these subjects to be qualified in the examination. One mark a is awarded for each correct answer.

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarks per QuestionsTotal Marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning40140
General Knowledge with Current Affairs30130
Logical and Analytical Reasoning40140
Mathematic Aptitude10110
Total1501 per question150

MH CET 2020 Admit Card

Students will be able to download the MH CET Law Hall Ticket 2020 from the website. The intimation of downloading of admit card will be sent via Email/SMS by the authority. The admit card will contain required details such as name, category, sub-category, exam centre, exam date & time, city, language of exam & other exam related instructions.

Download the MH CET Admit Card

  • Visit the official link of MH CET 2020.
  • Press the link related to “MH CET Law Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2020”.
  • A new page will be opened.
  • Fill in all the required details like Registration Number/Roll Number & Password/Date of Birth.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Hall ticket appears on your screen.
  • Take printout of it and keep it safe for further process. 

MH CET 2020 Cut Off Marks

Maharashtra will release cut-off marks for MHT CET 2020 on its official website at Candidates can log in using their roll number or application number and password to check the cut off marks. 

Based on the scores and rank obtained, the applicants would be shortlisted for the counselling process. Separate cut off marks are there for each institute hiring shortlisted candidates.

MH CET 2020 Counselling

The counselling will be in online mode for qualified candidates. The MH CET counselling is scheduled to begin from 24th June 2020. 

MH CET 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can prepare for a mock test every week to check their speed & accuracy. It helps candidates to find out where he/she has to focus.  Practice solving Maths questions at least 8 to 10 times. Solve as many mock tests as possible.

Candidates must make a proper study-plan. Give equal time to each section. Candidates must focus on reducing the time according to the question.  Time management is the key in every exam. Try to solve as many questions under the time frame allotted. 

Candidates should not only be aware about the exam pattern of MHCET 2020, but also with  nature of the examination.  Focus on important topics such as current affairs, GK, etc.  Make a note of all the important things required for revision.  

Candidates need to highlight a number of subjects such as General Knowledge, English, Logical Reasoning & Legal Aptitude.


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