MHT CET 2018 Entrance Exam
State common entrance test cell, maharashtra, Mumbai ( MHT CET ) invites admission application for B.E / B.Tech and B.Pharm./ pharm. D programs for the academic session 2018 – 2019.
As per the provision in section 2 ( e ) and section 10 ( 4 ) of Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions ( Regulation of Admissions and Fees ) Act, 2015 ( Mah. XXVIII of 2015), the Competent Authority is conducting CET ( MHT CET 2018 ) for admissions to Engineering and Pharmacy Under Graduate Courses for Academic Year 2018 – 2019.
The Online applications are invited for CET for admission to First Year of full time Under Graduate Degree courses in Engineering / Technology ( B.E. / B.Tech ) and Pharmacy ( B.Pharm / Pharm D. ) in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the Maharashtra State, as per following schedule.
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MHT CET 2018 Eligibility
Eligibility for admission to Engineering / Technology, Pharmacy, Pharm D. Courses :
All the candidates passed / appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC /12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination and having Indian Nationality are eligible for appearing forMHT CET 2018. There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MHT CET 2018.
Maharashtra State Candidature
A Candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E.
|Type - A||(i) Candidates passing SSC and also HSC or Diploma in Engineering or Bachelor of
Science Examination from a recognised institution in Maharashtra State;
(ii) Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in Maharashtra;
|Type - B||A Candidate who does not fall in Type-A above, but who or whose Father or Mother
is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile Certificate.
|Type - C||A Candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose Father or Mother
is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking and
who has been posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date
for submission of Application Form for CAP.
|Type - D||A Candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type B and Type-C but
whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee of the Government of
Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
|Type - E||andidates passing SSC and/or HSC Examination from a recognised institution located
in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area or from Maharashtra, residing in
the disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border area and whose Mother tongue is
All India Candidature
The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this Category.
Minority Candidature : The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category.
Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature
The children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities; or
The children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services ( IAS ) or Indian Police Services ( IPS ) or Indian Foreign Services ( IFS ) and children of staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir 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 category;
Note : However as preference is given to the J & K Migrant candidates appeared for JEE ( Main ) 2018 over MHT-CET 2018 are advised to appear for JEE ( Main ) 2018.
Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National – These types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT CET 2018.
It is mandatory to appear for MHT CET 2018 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to B.E. / B.Tech. However All India Candidature & Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature candidates may or may not appear for MHT CET 2018 as Score of JEE ( Main ) Paper I shall be preferred over MHT- CET 2018 for admission to B.E. / B.Tech.
It is mandatory to appear for MHT CET 2018 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Minority Candidature All India Candidature, & Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature seeking admission to B. Pharm. / Pharm. D.
|Year and Course||Eligibility conditions and requirements for admissions|
|First Year - Engineering / Technology||(1) Maharashtra State Candidature Candidate. - |
along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects,
and obtained at least 50% marks ( at least 45% marks, in case of Backward class categories and
Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only ) in the above subjects
taken together; and Obtained score in MHT-CET 2018. (or)
(2) All India Candidature Candidates, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidates. -
|First Year - Pharmacy||Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates and All India Candidature Candidates. |
|First Year - Pharm D.||Maharashtra State Candidature and All India Candidature Candidates, |
of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State );
Eligibility criteria for Candidates belonging to Person with Disability
In addition to the basic qualification mentioned above, candidate who is suffering from any one of the following permanent disability is eligible to seek admission against seats reserved for Persons with Disability candidates ( i.e. Candidate who is visually impaired ( blind ) Candidate type – P1, Candidate who is speech & hearing impaired ( deaf & dumb ) Candidate type – P2, Candidate who has orthopedic disorders, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Spastic Candidate type -P3 ), provided they submit a certificate clearly stating that the extent of disability is not less than 40% and the disability is of permanent nature.
Admission to Mining Engineering course
- Female candidates are not eligible for admission to Mining Engineering course.
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MHT CET 2018 Scheme of Examination
The MHT CET2018 will consist of three question papers. Each paper is of 100 marks.
|Paper||Subject||Approximate No. of |
Multiple Choice Questions
( MCQ ) based on
|Std. XI||Std. XII|
|Paper III||Biology ( Botany )||10||40||1||100||90|
|Biology ( Zoology )||10||40|
The candidate seeking admission to first year Engineering and Technology degree courses it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
The candidate seeking admission to first year Pharmacy / Pharm. D. degree course it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper I and / or Paper III.
MHT CET 2018 Exam Schedule
Examination & Bell Schedule
|Paper I :- Mathematics|
|Entry in examination hall||9:15 AM - Long bell|
|Distribution of OMR answer sheets||9:40 AM|
|Distribution of question booklets||9:50 AM|
|Last entry permitted in examination hall ( No candidate will be permitted |
after 10:00 AM under any circumstances. Candidate should enter into
examination hall at 9:15 AM. Candidate coming at 10:00 AM will be
treated as late by 45 minutes. )
|Examination commences||10:00 AM - Long bell|
|Paper I concludes at||11:30 AM - Long bell|
|Instruction : Submit OMR answer Sheet of Mathematics. Candidates appearing for Physics & Chemistry may continue to sit for Paper II.|
|Paper II : Physics and Chemistry|
|Entry in examination hall||12:00 Noon - Long bell|
|Distribution of OMR answer sheets||12:10 PM|
|Distribution of question booklets||12:20 PM|
|Last entry permitted in examination hall ( No candidate will be permitted |
after 12:30 PM under any circumstances. Candidate should enter into
examination hall at 12:00 Noon. Candidate coming at 12:30 PM will be
treated as late by 30 minutes. )
|Examination commences||12:30 PM - Long Bell|
|Paper II concludes at||2:00 PM - Long Bell|
|Instruction : Submit OMR answer sheet of Physics &
Chemistry. Candidates appearing for Biology may continue to sit for Paper III.
|Paper III :- Biology|
|Entry in examination hall ( Candidates appearing for Paper III )||2:30 PM - Long bell|
|Distribution of OMR answer sheets||2:40 PM|
|Distribution of question booklets||2:50 PM|
|Last entry permitted in examination hall ( No candidate will be permitted |
after 3:00 PM under any circumstances. Candidate should enter into
examination hall at 2:30 PM. Candidate coming at 3:00 PM will be
treated as late by 30 minutes. )
|Examination commences||3:00 PM - Long Bell|
|Paper III concludes at||4:30 PM - Long Bell|
|Instruction : Submit OMR answer sheet of Biology.|
|Online Display of Provisional Keys of each version on website||Schedule will be notified separately|
|OMR Answer Sheets will be available on website||Schedule will be notified separately|
|Last date of submission of objections on Question Paper / Answer Key / Typographic errors.||Schedule will be notified separately|
|Declaration of Result||On or before 3rd June, 2018|
|Type of Examination |
Center for MHT CET 2018
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
|MB ( PCMB Group )||Mathematics||Physics & Chemistry||Biology|
|MM ( PCM Group )||Mathematics||Physics & Chemistry||----|
|BB ( PCB Group )||----||Physics & Chemistry||Biology|
- The candidate seeking admission to Engineering and Technology degree courses it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for both Paper I and Paper II.
- The candidate seeking admission to Pharmacy / Pharm. D. degree course it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper II as well as in Paper I and / or Paper III.
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MHT CET 2018 Online Application Form
Online application form & information brochure
The information brochure for MHT-CET 2018 is available on web site www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in. Candidate is advised to download and print the brochure. For submission of online application form the candidates should login at www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in website. The detailed procedure for online submission of application form & registration is as follows.
Procedure for MHT CET 2018 Registration and payment through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / e- wallet
A candidate has to first register for MHT CET 2018 at www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in and only then he / she can make the payment online.
MHT-CET 2018 Registration : In order to register online, the candidate has to visit the website www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in and click ”Apply Online”. The MHT-CET 2018 Registration page opens up wherein he / she has to fill-in the online form.
The information to be provided includes personal details and uploading of your recent color passport photograph and signature.
Filling of Online Application form : The candidate will be prompted to enter valid personal email id, personal mobile No. and a password along with other required information while filling the online form. Remember the password set. Use this password during the application form filling. An email and SMS will be sent to this registered email id and mobile no. Please quote your Application no. in all future correspondence with MHT- CET Office.
To Upload Photograph And Signature
Please note that all the applicants are required to upload their recent scanned / digital colour photograph and signature. The file size of the Photograph should be between 15 KB to 50 KB and Signature should be between 5KB to 20 KB per file. The online application system will not allow to upload files smaller or larger than the specified size. All Candidates have to upload their Photograph and Signature in “.jpg” format only and file name of Photograph and signature should preferably be photo.jpg and sign.jpg respectively.
For Uploading photograph
- Take your recent colour passport size photograph. The picture should be taken against a light / white background. In case the face on the photograph is not clear, your application is liable to be rejected. Candidate should upload such scanned / digital photograph.
- File size of the Photograph should be between 15 KB to 50 KB, otherwise it will not be allowed by the System to upload.
- To reduce the size, crop the image of the passport size photograph in MS Paint or any other Photo Editor.
- Please ensure that only the full face portion is cropped and not the entire photograph.
For Uploading Signature
- The candidate himself / herself should sign ( no capital letters ) on a white paper with a black ink pen.
- Scan the signature in 200 dpi ( dots per inch ) scanner resolution settings and the file size should be between 5 KB to 20 KB in .jpg format.
- To reduce the size, crop the image of the signature in MS Paint or any other Photo Editor. Please ensure that only the signature portion is cropped and not the entire A4 paper on which you have signed.
- Once photograph and signature files are uploaded by the candidate successfully, the system will show on the screen Photograph and Signature that has been uploaded. If these have been correctly uploaded, you should now proceed further to make the online payment.
- To ensure the Photograph and Signature are within specified file size follow the following instructions
- Open the digital or scanned photograph or signature in MS Paint by right clicking the photograph or signature.
- Press Ctrl + W, a window will open which will have an option ‘resize by %’. Here enter anything
- between 10 to 50% and save the file with an extension .jpg.
- Check for the size of the file in ‘properties’. If the file size is still not between 15 KB to 50 KB for Photograph and 5 KB to 20 KB, once again open in paint and resize it to bring it to within specified range.
- Repeat this process till the file size is between specified range.
- Save this file with the file Name as mentioned above as photo.jpg and sign.jpg
- MHT CET 2018 Application Fee Payment: Application form processing fees as stated in the table given below is to be paid through online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card / Debit Card ( RuPay / Visa / MasterCard / Maestro ) , Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards / Mobile Wallets for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees. No other mode of payment shall be permitted. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
- Registration Process Completion: On successful payment of the application fee, a confirmation of the same will be displayed online. Candidates shall print the receipt for future references. After successful payment, Candidate shall take the print out of MHT CET 2018 Registration Confirmation.
- Keep a copy of MHT CET 2018 Application No. & Password: The candidate shall keep a copy of MHT CET 2018 Registration Confirmation printout. Please quote the MHT CET 2018 Application No. in all future correspondence.
- Download Admit Card: For downloading Admit Card, Candidate should visit the website www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in as per the schedule. Issue of Admit Card is merely an enabling document for appearing at the MHT-CET 2018 and does not imply that the candidate satisfies all the requirements of eligibility conditions of admission.
Application Form Fee
|For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, |
Outside Maharashtra State ( OMS ) , J & K Migrant candidates
|800 / -|
|For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ / |
DT- NT ( A ) , NT ( B ) , NT ( C ) , NT ( D ) , OBC, SBC] and
Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.
|600 / -|
- An incomplete application form will be rejected. Application form sent by post / courier will be rejected. The candidate shall submit one and only one application form. In case, candidate submits more than one application form. The last submitted online application form along with payment will be treated as valid.
- The email id and mobile number entered in the registration form will be treated as primary contact details and all communications will be sent to the same.
- In case of mail not received in INBOX, also check the Spam / Junk folder.
- Please access emails regularly.
For any support / grievance email to firstname.lastname@example.org citing your primary email id or call on ( 022 ) 22652261, 22652262 between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM on all working days. Candidates should note that it is mandatory for them to bring the printout of the Admit Card, valid Photo ID proof for identity verification on the day of examination.
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MHT CET 2018 Exam Centres
Examination Centre : The MHT CET 2018 will be conducted at all the district headquarters in the State of Maharashtra. The MHT CET examination center will be within the same district from where the candidate has passed / is appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC / 12th Standard examination. The eligible candidates passing qualifying examination from outside thestate of Maharashtra can select the examination center of their choice while filling the online application form. The center once allotted shall not be changed under any circumstances.
Districts with District Code
MHT CET 2018 Results
MHT CET Exam Date
MHT CEt 2018 Entrance Exam will be conducted on 10th May, 2018.
MHT CET Results Date
MHT CET 2018 Entrance Exam Results has been declared
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MHT CET 2018 Important Dates
|1||Online registration & Confirmation of Application |
Form on website
|18th January, 2018||25th March, 2018|
|2||Online registration & Confirmation of Application |
Form on website ( with Late Fee of 500/- )
|26th March, 2018||31st March, 2018|
|3||Issue of Admit Card ( through candidate login )||24th April, 2018||10th May, 2018|
|4||Date of MHT CET 2018 Examination||10th May, 2018 ( Thursday )|
|5||Declaration of Result||On or before 3rd June, 2018|
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Directorate of Medical Education & Research,
Government Dental College & Hospital Building,
St. George’s Hospital Compound,
3, Mahapalika Marg, Post Box No. 1967,
Near V.T., Mumbai – 400 001,
Phone No. : 91 – 22 – 22620361 – 65,
Website : www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in.