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About MH CET Law

MH CET Law 2018 is a law entrance exam conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra for admission to various law colleges in the state. This is the third year that the law Colleges are conducting a combined entrance exam for LLB Admissions to colleges in Maharashtra. MH CET Law is conducted by the Directorate of Higher Education Maharashtra. The candidates applying for the MH CET Law 2018 are required to check the details like eligibility, application process, result etc. which is given on this page.

Maharashtra Law CET is an All India Exam but 85% seats are reserved for the students from Maharashtra. MH CET Law 2018 is for admission to the following Institutes: 

  • All Government Colleges offering LLB 3/ 5 Year Integrated Course
  • All Government Aided Colleges(including Minority) offering LLB 3/5Year Integrated Course
  • All University Departments offering LLB 3/5 Year Integrated Course
  • All University Managed Institutes offering LLB 3/5 Year Integrated Course
  • All Unaided colleges (including Minority)offering LLB 3/5 Year Integrated Course, covered as per the Act. 

MH CET Law Important Dates


2017 Dates

2018 Dates

MH CET Law Application Begins

31 March 2017


MH CET Law Application Ends

1 May 2017


MH CET Law Admit Card

9 May 2017 -

MH CET Law (Integrated Course) Exam Date

20 May 2017

22 April 2018

MH CET Law Exam Date - 3 yrs LLB (H)


17 June 2018

MH CET Law Result

1 & 2 June 2017



MH CET Law Mock Test 2018 - Available for LLB 3 and 5 years Course

Maharashtra CET Cell will start the mock test for the practice of the candidates. Candidates should appear in the practice test before the online test which will be held on 22 April 2018 and 17 June 2018.

Candidates Registered for MH CET Law (Last Year)

Course No. of registered candidates
LLB (3 years course) 22,636
LLB (5 years course) 14,147

The CET Cell will release links to take the mock test for those candidates who are going to appear in the LLB (3 years programme) and LLB (5 years programme). The link to appear for the mock test will be given separately for both, the LLB 3 years course and LLB 5 years course. The link to take the mock test will be available on this page below.

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MH CET Law Eligibility criteria

  • A candidate who is Domicile of Maharashtra or born in Maharashtra
  • The Father or Mother of the Candidate is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra. or is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra/ Govt of India or Government of Maharashtra / India Undertaking.
  • The Candidates who have passed SSC (Class 10) and or HSC Examination or Equivalent Examination (Class 12) from a recognized institution from a disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.
  • Foreign students, Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Indian Citizen (OIC) can also apply for the exam.
  • All India Candidates are also eligible for appearing in the MH Law CET Exam 2018.

MH CET Law Educational Qualification

  • Candidate must have passed Class 12 Examination which is being conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or any other Equivalent examination.
  • Candidates must have secured minimum 45% marks or any other examination for admission to the first Year of five year law course. (5% for the relaxation for the reserved categories).
  • For candidates representing the boards following the grading system, their grades would be converted into marks for processing the eligibility criteria of CET.
  • The candidates who have done their Senior Secondary and Higher Secondary Education from Outside Maharashtra State Board/ University will be considered as Open Category Candidate and the criteria applicable to Open Category candidates will be applicable to them

Candidates who are not eligible for the exam

  • The person who has successfully completed the senior secondary education from a recognized board or university can apply for the course, but for those candidates who have passed class 10 but were not a part of full-time course curriculum from Class 1 to 9 are not eligible to apply for the exam.

MH CET Law Application form and Admit Card

MH CET Law application process will be started in the last week of March 2018 and the candidates can fill the application form through online mode. The candidate has to apply online to appear in MH CET Law 2018. To apply candidate will have to first register on the official website of Directorate of Technical Education and follow the following procedure.

  • Fill the application form.
  • Upload the photograph and signature.
  • Pay the Application Fee: Application fee can be paid online through internet payment using Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking/ IMPS/ Cash Cards etc.
  • Take a printout of the system generated online application form.

The complete steps and other important information regarding the MH CET Law contained in the link given below. Therefore, the candidates are suggested to follow the given link

MH CET Law Application Form 2018

MH CET Law Admit Card 2018

MH CET Law Admit card 2018 will be available to download from the first week of April 2018 on the official website. Candidates who will submit the duly filled application form along with the application fee on or before the final date of submission can download the admit card.

Please note that MH CET Law Admit card 2018 will not be sent by post. The candidates can also download the admit card from the link given below. The link below also help the candidates by providing guidance on how to download the admit card.

The candidates need to log in with their registration number and password/ date of birth to download MH CET Law Admit Card 2018.

MH CET Admit Card - Download Here

MH CET Law Fees

The application fee for MH CET Law is given below for different category. The candidates belonging to the respective categories must pay their application fee accordingly. The fee has to be paid through online mode only that is Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking/ IMPS/ Cash Cards etc.. The Application fee once paid by the candidates is non-refundable.

MH CET Law Application Fee


Application Fee

  • Outside Maharashtra State (OMS)
  • open category candidates from Maharashtra State
  • J&K Migrant candidates,
  • NRI ,OCI & PlO
 Rs. 800

Backwards class Categories of Maharashtra State
(SC, ST, VJDT, NT (A),NT (B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC
and SBC categories

Rs. 400

MH CET Law Result and Counselling

MH CET Law Result 2018 is expected to be declared in June 2018. The candidates who are going to appear in the exam will be able to check the result on the official website of the DTE Maharashtra as well as on the website of motachashma.

DTE Maharashtra will not send any hard copy of the results to any candidate. The link given below holds the information about the result and also helps the candidates with the instructions to check the result. Candidates are suggested to follow the link below.

MH CET Law Result - Download Here

MH CET Law Counselling 2018

MH CET Law Exam pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based
  • Type of Question: Objective Types
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Duration of Examination: 2 Hours
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking

The Medium of the question paper will be in English and Marathi. The marks which will be allotted for each subject is given in the table below. The exam is consist of total 150 marks.

Subject  Weightage 
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40 Marks
General Knowledge with Current Affairs 30 Marks
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40 Marks
English 30 Marks
Mathematical Aptitude 10 Marks
Total   150 marks


Maharashtra Law CET Syllabus

Legal Aptitude: 
This subject will test the interest of candidates towards the subject of law, research aptitude and problem-solving ability. Questions will be the help of legal propositions and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be true in the real sense, candidates will have to assume the truth of these propositions and answer the questions drawing well-supported conclusions.

General Knowledge including Current Affairs:  The topics such as History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern Period), Geography, Civics, General Science, Economics, Current Affairs of the past one year. The subject is to assess the knowledge of the recent happening and awareness of the world.

Logical Reasoning: 
The subject is to test the candidates' ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, applying principles or rules.

Analytical Reasoning: The subject is to measure the ability of students to understand the structure of relationship and to draw logical conclusions about the structures. It includes reasoning deductively from a set of statements and rules or principles that describe the relationship among persons, things or events.

English:  Vocabulary (synonyms, antonyms, analogies etc.) proficiency (idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, sentence rearrangement, fill in the blanks etc.) English usages errors (common errors)

Basic Mathematics: This section is to test the numerical ability of candidates. The mathematics question will be set from the 10th level, of various topics including Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Venn Diagram.

MH CET Law Important details

Allocation of Seats for admissions to the Professional Undergraduate Degree Courses in Law into the Government, Aided Professional Educational Institutions and Aided Undergraduate Degree Departments/Courses in Law into Non-Agricultural Universities

MHCET Law - Reservation of Seats

*maximum 5% of seats will be filled through 

Allocation of Seats for admissions to the Professional Undergraduate Degree courses in Law into the unaided (vina-Anudanit) Professional Educational institutions and Unaided/Self-Financed Undergraduate Degree Departments/ courses in Law into Non-Agricultural Universities.

Reservation of Seats

MH CET Law Colleges


MH CET Law Contact

State Common Entrance Test Cell
305, Government Polytechnic Building
49, Kherwadi, Ali Yavar Jung Marg, Bandra
East' Mumbai-400051, Maharashtra

Phone :+91- 2 2- 2647 6034
Fax:  +91 - 22-2647 6034

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