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MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Government of Maharashtra’s State Common Entrance Test Cell. 

The exam is conducted for admission to various undergraduate courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Agriculture in colleges in the state of Maharashtra.

MHT CET 2024 Overview

Exam Particulars Exam Details
Exam Name Maharashtra Common Entrance Test or MHT CET
Conducting Body Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell
Exam Level State-Level Undergraduate Examination
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of Exam Online as Computer Based Test (CBT)
Courses offered through the Entrance Exam BE/BTech, B. Pharma, D. Pharma
Question Paper

Paper 1 (Mathematics)

Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry)

Paper 3 (Biology)

Exam Duration

Paper 1 (90 minutes)

Paper 2 (90 minutes)

Paper 3 (90 minutes)

Total Marks

Paper 1 (100 marks)

Paper 2 (100 marks)

Paper 3 (100 marks)

Total Questions and Marks

Paper 1 (Mathematics – 50 Questions)

Paper 2 (Physics – 50 Questions + Chemistry – 50 Questions)

Paper 3 (Biology – 50 Questions)

Marking Scheme

1 Mark for each correct response in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

2 Mark for each correct response in Mathematics

No negative marking

Language/Medium of Exam English, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu
Colleges Accepting Exam Score  Around 400 Institutes

MHT CET 2024 Exam Dates

Events Dates 2024 (Tentative)
Application Form starts 4th week of February 2024
Last date to apply 4th week of April 2024
the deadline for late applications 4th week of April 2024
Correction Facility 1st week of May 2024
Admit card 2nd week of May 2024
MHT CET 2024 2nd to 3rd week of May 2024
Answer Key 4th week of May 2024
Declaration of Result 1st week of June 2024
Counselling 2nd week of June 2024

MHT CET Syllabus 2024

Chemistry Syllabus

Class 11th Topics-

Some basic concepts of chemistry

States of matter: Gasses and liquids

Redox reaction

Surface chemistry

Nature of chemical bond


s-Block elements (Alkali and alkaline earth metals)

Fundamental concepts and methods in organic chemistry


Class 12th Topics –

Solid State,

Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic,


General Principles and Processes of Isolation,

Solutions and Colligative Properties,

p-Block elements,

Group 15 elements,

d and f Block Elements,

Chemical Kinetics,

Coordination Compounds,

Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes (and arenes),


Ketones and Carboxylic Acids,

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen,


Phenols and Ether Alcohol,


Chemistry in Everyday Life,

Biomolecules Carbohydrates

Maths Syllabus-

Class 11th Topics-

Trigonometric functions

Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles

Factorization Formulae

Straight Line

Circle and Conics


Relations and Functions


Sequences and series.

Class 12th Topics-

Mathematical Logic


Trigonometric functions

Pair of straight lines




Three-dimensional geometry



Linear programming problems



Applications of derivative


Applications of definite integral


Probability distribution

Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution

Biology Syllabus

Class 11th Topic-

Biochemistry of cell

Diversity in organisms

Plant Growth and Development

Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition

Class 12th Topic-

Genetic Basis of Inheritance

Gene: its nature

Expression and regulation

Biotechnology: Process and Application

Enhancement in Food Production

Microbes in Human Welfare



Reproduction in Plants

Organisms and Environment -Il

Phsics Syllabus –

Class 11th Topic-


Scalars and Vectors


Friction in solids and liquids

Refraction of Light

Ray optics

Magnetic effect of electric current


Class 12th Topics-

Circular motion,

Rotational motion,





Wave Motion,


Surface Tension,

Wave Theory of Light,

Stationary Waves,

Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation,

Interference and Diffraction,

Current Electricity,

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current,

Electromagnetic Inductions,

Electrons and Photons,





Communication Systems

MHT CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the MHT CET 2024 exam should check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The detailed MHT CET eligibility criteria can be checked below

For Maharashtra State Candidates 

  • Candidates must have passed class 12/appearing in class 12 in 2024
  • Candidate should have Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any one subject among Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Computer Science/Information Technology/ Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/Business Studies in class 12
  • Candidate must obtain at least 45% marks in class 12. Candidates belonging to the backward class, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category should obtain at least 40 % marks in class 12

Non-Maharashtra Candidates

  • Candidates who are not from Maharashtra are also eligible to appear in MHT CET.
  • However, they may or may not appear in MHT CET as the score of JEE Main will be preferred over MHT CET 2024 for admission to B.E./B.Tech. Also, MHT CET reservation policies are not applicable to candidates not belonging to Maharashtra.

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