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MHT CET 2018 also known as Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a single Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government of Maharashtra for Engineering, Architecture and Pharmacy degree courses for the academic year 2018- 2019. MHT CET 2018 is conducted in order to offer admission to BTech/ B.E, B.Pharm courses in all the participating Government/ Municipal Corporation, Government aided and Private Colleges/Institutions. The online registration for the MHT CET 2018 has been started and the candidates can fill the form through online mode.

  • As per the latest Notification, B.E and B.Tech admissions of 15 percent All India Quota Seats in the Private Unaided Institutions from the Academic Year 2018-19 will be based on JEE Main Paper 1. The vacant seats (if any) in All India Quota will be allotted to the candidates as per the merit list prepared on the basis of MHT CET Score.

MHT CET 2018 Dates



MHT CET 2018 Application Starts

18 January 2018

MHT CET 2018 Application Ends

25 March 2018

MHT CET 2018 Application

(With Late Fee)

26 to 31 March 2018

MHT CET 2018 Admit Card

24 April 2018 onwards

MHT CET Exam Date

10 May 2018

Declaration of Result

On or Before 3 June 2018


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MHT CET Eligibility criteria

Nationality: The MHT CET Exam is only for Indian Nationals. Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National candidates are exempted from appearing in MHT CET Exam.

Age Limit: There is no age limit for appearing in the entrance exam. Birth Certificate/ Class 10 Certificate/ Class 12 Certificate or School Leaving Certificate will be taken as the valid date of birth proofs.

MHT CET Eligibility for BTech Admission

The candidate should have passed in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects, and obtained minimum required a percentage of marks in these subjects taken together.

Female candidates are not eligible for admission to Mining Engineering course.

MHT CET Eligibility for BPharm Admission

The candidate should have passed in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biotechnology or Biology and obtained at least required percentage of marks in these subjects taken together.

MHT CET Eligibility for Pharm D Admission

The candidate should have passed in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biotechnology or Biology and obtained at least required percentage of marks in these subjects taken together.


Candidates who have passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy from institutes affiliated to State Board and having approval of competent central authority and State Government

Class 12 Appearing Candidates: Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in the month of March 2018 can also apply for the examination based on the condition that their result must be declared at the time of filling up of preference form.

Maharashtra Domicile for appearing in MHT CET

  • The candidates who have successfully passed their Class 10 exam from an institute outside Maharashtra and Class 12 exam from any institute located in Maharashtra are eligible to appear for the examination if they are Domicile of Maharashtra state.
  • Wards of Government of India’s employees who are posted in the state of Maharashtra before the last date of submission of preference are also eligible for admissions irrespective of the fact that from where they passed their qualifying examination.
  • Wards of Government of Maharashtra’s employees who are posted outside the state of Maharashtra are also eligible for admissions depending on the condition that they reported for duty at the designated place before the last date of the preference submission.

Maharashtra Domicile Categories

Number of Candidates Appeared in MHT CET ( Last Year)

According to the Government of Maharashtra, only 397768 candidates appeared in MHT CET 2017; details are given in the table below: 


 No. of Candidates

Total number of candidates given MH CET Admit Card


Total number of candidates Appeared in MHT CET 


 No. of candidates absent from MHT CET 


MHT CET Application form and Admit Card

The online registration process for MHT CET 2018 has started. The application form can be filled through online mode. Hence, the candidates who are seeking admission into the Engineering, Architecture and Pharmacy degree courses have to fill the form. The candidates have to fill and submit the form on or before the last date. However, there is an option to fill the form later with late fee payment.

MHT CET 2018 Application Form - Apply Here

Submission of the Application Form

After filling up the application form, the candidates have to submit the same to complete the procedure of filling up the form. Before final submission of the form, the candidates are suggested to inspect and ensure that all the information filled by them are correct in all aspect. After the submission, the applicants should keep at least two printouts with them for future reference.

MHT CET Admit Card 2018

MHT CET Admit Card 2018 will be available to download from 24 April 2018 onwards until the date of exam. The admit cards will be available only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date. Admit Card will not be dispatched through the post, so no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

MHT CET 2018 Admit Card


The application fee for the General as well as SC/ ST and DA categories are different. The amount of fee payable by each category is given on this page below. Hence, the candidates are suggested to make the payment of the fee as per their category. 

  • General Category - The candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates.
  • Other Categories - 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.

MHT CET 2018 Application Fee

Category Application Fee

Application fee after
extended date
(including late fee)


Rs. 800 Rs. 1,300

SC/ST and DA categories

Rs. 600 Rs. 1,100

MHT CET Result and Counselling

The MHT CET Result 2018 is likely to be declared on or before 3 June 2018. The candidates can get the OMR Answer sheet by the third week of May 201. MHT CET 2018 provisional first selection list is expected to be declared in the month of June 2018. The candidates can find the selection details for the same by following the link below.

The seats will be allocated to the candidates as per the rank which they achieved on the merit list and the availability of the seats in the given subject as per candidate’s category. 

MHT CET Result 2018

Dates for Question Paper, Answer Key and Display of OMR Sheet


Date (Tentative)

Online display of MHT CET 2018
Question booklets

May 2nd week 2018

MHT CET 2018 Provisional keys
online display

May 2nd week 2018

MHT CET 2018 OMR sheets
Online display

May 3rd week 2018

Objection submission on Question paper,
Answer key and Typographical errors

May 3rd week 2018

MHT CET Result Date

June 1st week 2018

The last date to submit application form for
verification of marks to the divisional
the authority with prescribed fee

Within four days of Result 

MHT CET 2018 Merit List

July 2018

MHT CET Mark sheet will be
available for download

July 2018


MHT CET 2018 Question Paper

MHT CET 2018 Answer Key

MHT CET Exam pattern

  • Total Questions: There will be 50 questions each in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology. It will be Multiple Choice Questions
  • Candidates have to mark the answer on the answer sheet with black ink ball point pen only.
  • There shall be no negative marking
  • The language of Question Paper: The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Mathematics paper will be in English Language only.
  • The candidates seeking admission to Engineering course should appear in both Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • The candidate seeking admission to Pharmacy / Pharm. D. degree course it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for Paper 2 as well as in Paper 1 and/or Paper 3.

Paper Subject

Number of Questions
Based on Class 11, 12

Marks Per question
Total Marks

Class 11

Class 12
Paper 1 Mathematics 10 40 2 100
Paper 2


10 40 1 50


10 40 1 50
Paper 3


10 40 1 50

Biology (Zoology)

10 40 1 50


Time and duration of MHT CET 2018

 There will be three papers of one and half hours each. 

  • Part I- Mathematics - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Part II- Physics Chemistry - 12:30 p.m. to 2 pm 
  • Part III- Biology - 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m

On the day of MHT CET 2018 exam, the candidate has to bring a valid Photo ID proof and printouts of downloaded admit card.

MHT CET 2018 Syllabus 

  • Syllabus of Class 12: Syllabi of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics for the MHT CET 2018 will be the same as for the current year for Class 12 Examination of Maharashtra HSC Board.
  • Syllabus of Class 11:  MHT CET 2018 will cover the following topics of Class 11 Level.

MHT CET 2018

 MHT CET 2018 Participating Colleges

MHT CET Important details

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra will soon release the MHT CET Exam Date soon. The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is going to be held on 10 May 2018 in the following cities.

MHT CET 2018 Exam Cities


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MHT CET Contact

Directorate of Medical Education & Research,
CET Cell, Opp. Govt. Dental College & Hospital Building,
Near CST Railway Station,
Mumbai – 400 001

Contact Number: 022-22652261/62
E-mail - : mhtcet2018@dtemaharashtra.gov.in,

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