MHT CET 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

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Maharashtra Common Entrance Test [MHT CET]

MHT CET - Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

MH CET or MHT CET is widely known as Maharashtra Technology Common Entrance Test. MHT CET is the popular state level examination which is scheduled by the state government of Maharashtra for the admissions to Undergraduate programs in various engineering institutes in the state of Maharashtra. MHT CET Applications will be made available from 1st week of March on the official website.

Every year, MHT CET will be conducted by The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra in order to examine the eligibility of the candidates for screening. To apply for this entrance exam the applicant has to be a citizen of India.

MHT CET will be conducted for 2 papers – Paper I for the Mathematics subject, Paper II for Physics and Chemistry. This exam will be conducted via offline mode (Pen and Paper Based).

Aadhaar Card: Aadhaar card is mandatory for applying to MHTCET exam. One must have Aadhaar card details in order to fill MHTCET Application details.

Participating Institutes: Undergraduate Programs offered by many engineering institutes located in the Maharashtra state. One must select an engineering institute based on their respective marks.

Let us have a look on the Latest & New updates on MHT CET

  • For MHT CET exam, 20% weightage will be provided to the syllabus of 11th standard and 80% weightage will be provided to the syllabus of 12th standard
  • Approx. 10 questions will be asked from 11th standard and 40 questions will be asked from 12th standard.
  • MHT CET exam has raised its difficulty level which is almost similar to JEE Main exam.
  • Questions asked in MHT CET exam will be on Application Based.

MHT CET 2022 Exam Date


Dates (Tentative)

MHT CET 2022 Online Registration

3rd week of January 2022

Last date to submit the Application Form

4th week of March 2022

Online Registration with Late Fees


Release of Admit card 2022

4th week of April or 2nd week of May 2022

MHT CET  2022 Exam Date 

2nd week of May 2022

Declaration of MHT CET 2022 Results

1st week of June 2022



Starting of MHT CET Counseling

1st week of July 2022


MHT CET 2022 Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria for the MHT CET entrance examination will depend on various aspects, however the minimum criteria for appearing for the entrance examination is 10+2 completion with minimum of 50% aggregate score in  subjects like physics, chemistry and mathematics. The eligibility criteria for the MHT CET will be set by the examination conducting authorities under the leadership of Government of Maharashtra.


A minimum of 17 years


12th completion with minimum 50% (45% for reserved category students)


Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical/Vocation subjects.




  • The applicants should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects 50% for general category.
  • The reserved category like ST/SC/OBC should have with 45%, as their will be relaxation for 5% for these candidates.
  • The applicants should have the domicile of Maharashtra; however the candidates being an Indian citizen can also apply for the MHT CET entrance examination.
  • The candidate has to pass the 10+2 Examination from any recognized board of India are eligible to apply for the MHT CET
  • The applicant registering for MHT CET should has to be minimum of 17 years of age in regards to apply, and there will be no maximum age limit for appearing for the examination.
  • Candidates appearing for engineering course through diploma score will have to secure a minimum of 50% aggregate score.
  • All India candidates and Jammu and Kashmir candidates will have to attain a valid score in JEE Main Paper 1. 

MHT CET 2022 Application Form

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET), also known as MH CET, is a common entrance test conducted every year by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Govt. of Maharashtra. The entrance examination will be held in May 2022, while MHT CET 2022 application form shall be released in January 2022. At this state level, entrance exam candidates qualified in the exam will be provided admissions in private and government institutions located in Maharashtra. Students qualified for the exam will be offered admissions to the courses like Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy etc. In the below article, complete details are provided related to MHT CET 2022.

  • MH CET 2022 Application Form will be published in January through online mode.
  • Before the last date, which will be in March  MHT CET 2022 application form must be completed and submitted.
  • The entire application process of MHT CET 2022 comprises various steps such as Registration and Application Form fill up, images and documents uploading, and payment of application fee.
  • Images of documents will have to be uploaded in the prescribed format and size as mentioned in the form.
  • Applicants must submit only one application form as multiple forms submitted only the last submitted application form will be considered.
  • It is advised to candidates to fill in the complete details asked in the application form because incomplete forms shall not be accepted.
  • After the complete procedure, applicants must take a printout of the filled application form for further reference.

MHT CET 2022 Application Fee

  • MHT CET 2022 application fee will have to be submitted in the online mode
  • The online payment shall be done by credit/debit or through internet banking
  • For various categories, the application fee differs


MHT CET 2022 Application Fee

General/ OMS candidates/ J&K Migrants

INR 800

OBC/ ST/ SC/ PWD/ SBC/ NT candidates

INR 600

MHT CET 2022 Exam Dates

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Govt. of Maharashtra has scheduled to conduct MHT CET in May 2022. MHT CET 2022 application will be released from January 2022, and applicants need to fill and submit the form before the last date. Applicants must be aware of the schedule to not miss out on any events.


MHT CET 2022 Dates (Tentative)

MHT CET 2022 Application Start Date

3rd week of January 2022

Last date to apply and submit the MHT CET 2022 application

4th week of March 2022

MH CET 2022 Exam Date

2nd week of May 2022

Announcement of Result

1st week of June 2022

Counselling starts

1st week of June 2022

MHT CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be aware of the eligibility conditions before applying for the application form of MHT CET. A few of the eligibility conditions applicants need to be eligible for applying to the course includes Nationality, Education qualification, appearing etc.

Nationality: Applicant must be a citizen of India

Education Qualification: Applicants interested in applying should have passed their class 12th exam with a minimum of 50% aggregate (45% for reserved categories) from a recognised board.

State Candidates: Students who are domicile of Maharashtra and have a domicile certificate/birth certificate issued by the authority of Maharashtra/ school leaving certificate are eligible to apply.

Other State Candidates: Applicants holding domicile certificate/ DOB certificate/ residential certificate issued by authorities other than Maharashtra are also eligible to apply.

Appearing: Students appearing for their qualifying examination in 2022 are eligible to apply for MHT CET.

How to Fill MHT CET 2022 Application Form?

Step 1: Registration Process

  • Go to the official website of MHT CET and seek the registration link.
  • Click on the button new user and fill up the details like applicants name, email ID, phone number, password, gender, father's name and DOB.
  • Then, to the registered email ID or phone number, candidates will receive a unique user ID and password.

Step 2: Application Form Fill Up

  • Download MH CET 2022 Application Form and correctly enter the applicant's personal information, academic details as well contact details before submitting the form.
  • In addition to this, any reservation details must also be filled in.
  • Followed by, aspirants are instructed to select the language or medium of the question paper before submitting the form for MHT CET.
  • The medium of examination for Chemistry, Physics and Biology subjects would be English, Marathi or Urdu. However, Mathematics papers would be available only in the English language.

Step 3: Uploading Documents

  • A passport size picture of the candidate against a white background with a scanned copy of their signature must be submitted.
  • Applicant needs to provide a signature in black ink and scanned at 200 dpi.
  • Also, the signature size must range between 5 kb and 20 kb.
  • The picture format must be .jpg, with a dimension ranging from 15 kb to 50 kb.
  • Apart from this, applicants need to submit one ID Proof within 15 to 256 KB in pdf format.

Step 4: Application Fee Payment

  • MHT CET application fee payment is done either online or offline.
  • For the general category, MHT CET 2022 application fee is INR 800. Applicants from the reserved categories will have quite an affordable fee of INR 600.
  • If the candidate prefers the online payment, one shall use the net banking facility or pay via credit card/debit card to complete the payment. The offline payment can be done through an e-challan created automatically.
  • Applicants willing to apply after the last date to apply will be an additional late fee of INR 500. Applicants then shall be allowed to fill out the forms from March 1 to 7, 2020.

Step 5: Confirmation Page

A confirmation page will be displayed on your submission screen based on the successful payment of the MHT CET 2022 application fee. The applicant could take the printout of the same confirmation page for further reference after the successful payment.

MHT CET 2022 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

MHT CET examination will be conducted through offline (pen and paper based) mode. The question paper will comprises of objective type questions which the candidates are required to use only black ink ballpoint pen to mark answers in the OMR sheet. Candidates opting for engineering course are required to appear for paper 1 and paper 3, whereas heath science and other courses aspirants are required to appear for paper 1 and paper 2. There will be no negative marking for incorrect response or unanswered questions.




MHT CET exam will be conducted in Offline Mode i.e., pen & paper-based exam


MHT CET consist of three different papers (PCMB, PCM, PCB)


MHT CET will be conducted for the duration of 90 minutes


MHT CET answers should be marked in OMR sheet


English, Marathi, Urdu


Black Ballpoint Pen

Negative Marking

No negative marking for wrong answers or unanswered questions.


MHTCET Syllabus:

To appear for MHT CET candidates will have to focus more on the respective subjects from 12th class syllabus. Most of the topics will be covered by the syllabus studied in class 12th and 11th.


Linear Programming





Numerical Methods


Mathematical Logic

Straight Line

Trigonometric Functions

Application of Derivatives


Circle, Continuity

Circle and Conics

Definite Integrals






Trigonometric Functions of Compound Angles

Sequence and Series

Indefinite Integrals




Basic Concepts of Chemistry


Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics

S-block elements

Coordination Compounds

Chemistry in Everyday Life

Nature of Chemical Bond

Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes and Arenes

Redox Reactions

Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry.

Alcohol Phenol Ether


D and F block elements

Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Organic compounds containing Nitrogen, Solid State, Solutions and Colligative Properties

Electrochemistry and General Principles


Surface Chemistry

States of Matter (gases and liquids)

The process of Isolation of Elements

Chemical Kinetics






Kinetic theory of gases and radiation


Molecules And Nuclei

Stationary Waves


Electrons and Photons

Rotational Motion



Wave Theory of Light and Communication System

Electromagnetic Induction


Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Refraction Of Light


Measurements Ray optics

Wave Motion

Scalar and Vectors

Surface Tension

Friction in Solids and Liquids

Interference and Diffraction




Biotechnology: Process And Application

Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition

Genetic Engineering And Genomics

Organisms and Environment II

Control and Coordination

Enhancement of Food Production

Human Reproduction

Biochemistry of Cell

Microbes in Human Welfare

Organisms and Environment I

Genetic Basis of Inheritance


Photosynthesis, Gene: Its Nature

Human Nutrition and Human Respiration

Expression and Regulation, Respiration

Animal Husbandry and Excretions

Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Animal Tissues

Human Health and Diseases


Reproduction in Plants

Development and Plant Growth

Origin and the Evolution of life



MHT CET Reference Books:


  • XII: Sci. Triumph Physics by multiple authors (Target Publication)
  • Physics for MHT CET (MCQ) by A J Bapat (Marvel Publication)
  • Physics(Volume I and II) by H.C. Verma


  • XII: Sci. Triumph Chemistry by multiple authors-Target Publication
  • Complete Reference Manual MH-CET 2016 Chemistry-Arihant Publication
  • Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ) by Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi-Marvel Publication


  • XII: Sci. Triumph Mathematics by multiple authors-Target Publication
  • Mathematics for MHT CET (MCQ) by Hemant G. Ainapure-Marvel Publication

MHT CET 2022 Admit Card

MHT CET Admit card will be issued for the registered candidates in the before the commencement of MHT CET entrance examination. Admit card acts as an entry ticket to MHT CET examination. The  candidates willing to appear for eth MHT CET entrance exam will mandatorily have to carry the admit card to the examination hall. For Admit Card, the candidate has to visit MHT CET official website any time between April to May and take a print out of the same where your MHT-CET Roll No., the address of the test center will be mentioned.

Details mentioned on MHT CET Admit Card

  • Candidate’s Father's/ Husband's full name
  • Candidate’s MHT CET Application number
  • Candidate’s Mother's first name
  • Candidate’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Important instructions
  • Medium of question paper
  • MHT CET exam schedule
  • MHT CET Roll number
  • MHT CET test center details
  • Subjects opted in MHTCET
  • Things to carry in exam along with admit card
  • Type of disability (if any)

How to download MHT CET?

Step 1: Visit the MHT CET official website and click on “Registered Candidates Login” icon.

Step 2: Enter the required details and enter “Submit” Option.

Step 3: The MHT CET Admit Card will be displayed on score, download and take the printout for further reference.

MHT CET 2022 Results & Score Card

The results for the MHT CET will be declared on or before the 1st week of June every year. The result will be declared by the Directorate of Technical Education, functioning under the aegis of Government of Maharashtra through its official website. Applicants can login with their registered id and password to access their results.

Candidates can view their results through the official website of the authority. The MH CET Result will be announced in the first week of June every year. For admissions, the merit list will be prepared separately for all the courses on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test. It is to bring to the candidates notice that in case of appearing for both PCM and PCB the score attained in Physics and Chemistry shall not be interchanged among the groups.

Important Dates related to MHT CET results



MHT CET Online entrance exam

3rd week of April

MHT CET Result announcement

1st week of June

Release date of provisional Merit List

1st week of July

Release date of final Merit List

1st week of July


Details mentioned on MHT CET score card:

  • Application number
  • Category
  • Name of the candidate
  • Overall score and rank
  • Parent’s name
  • Qualification status
  • Sectional score
  • Subject

Steps to check MHT CET Results

Step 1: Visit MHT CET official website and navigate to the link ‘Score Card’.

Step 2: Fill in the required credentials like application number, date of birth and security key and login.

Step 3: Once the score card is displayed, download and take the print out of the same for further reference. 

MHT CET 2022 Counselling & Admission

State Common Entrance Test Cell conducted the MHT CET entrance exam for knowing the candidates eligibility to take admissions in engineering course. The counseling process begins soon after the declaration of MHT CET entrance exam and ends with the candidate’s admission process. The seat allotment process, counseling dates, admission criteria will be declared through MHT CET official website. Post seat allotment candidates are supposed to visit the respective institutes for document verification process.

MHT CET Counseling Dates:


Dates (Tentative)

Registration for Admission

1st week of June to the 3rd week of June

Documents Uploading and Verification

1st week of June to the 3rd week of June

Provisional Merit List declaration

3rd week of June

 CAP Round 1

3rd week of June

MHT CET Final Merit List Declaration

3rd week of June

CAP Round 1 – Confirmation of Options

4th week of June

CAP Round 1 Provisional Allotment

4th week of June


4th week of June to the 1st week of July

CAP Round 2 Display of Vacant Seats 

1st week of July

CAP Round 2 – Submission of Options

1st week of July

CAP Round 2 Provisional Allotment

2nd week of July

Reporting  Center for Admission

2nd week of July

CAP Round 3 Display of Vacant Seats

3rd week of July

CAP Round 3 Display of Vacant Seats

3rd week of July to the 4th week of July

Seat Allotment Additional Round

4th week of July to the 1st week of August


Steps for MHT CET Counseling Registration Process:

Step 1


Step 2

Uploading Documents

Step 3



Registration: Candidates will have to register for MHT CET counseling through its official website by submitting the required details. After submitting the details OTP will be generated .

Uploading Documents: Upload the below mentioned documents along with the scanned copy of candidates photograph and signature of file 4KB to 100KB.

Documents required for MHT CET Counseling

  • 10th Standard Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • 12th Standard Pass Certificate & Mark Sheet
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate of Maharashtra (if applicable)
  • MHT CET Admit Card 2020
  • MHT CET Result 2020
  • Migration Certificate
  • School Leaving Certificate

Payment: Candidates will have to make the payment based on their categories through net banakainag, credit card or through debit card.  

  • General category candidates has to pay INR 800/-
  • Reserved category candidates will have to pay INR 600/-
  • NRI/OCI/POI candidates will have to pay INR 5000/-

List of MHT CET 2022 examination centres

Candidates appearing for the MHT CET can select the city to appear for the exam on their wish. But once ether exam center is chosen it cannot be changed.  The candidates will have to choose the test centers before submitting the MHT CET application from. In total, government of Maharashtra has placed 36 test centers across 8 districts of the state.


Exam City

















Miraj (Sangli) 







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MHT CET Contact Information

Govt. Dental College & Hospital Building,
St. George’s Hospital Compound, Near V.T., Mumbai – 400 001
Tel. No: +91-22-22620361-65 Fax No. +91-22-22620562/22652168
E-mail :

Ask & Answers

When will MHT CET Btech online registration begins?

For Btech program, MHT CET online application form will be released on the 21st January. The eligible candidates can apply for it. 


When will be MHTCET Application form will be made available and where should i fill the Application form?

  • MHTCET Application form will be made available from the 1st week of March . Last Date for the submission of the MHTCET Application form will be on the 4th week of March . 
  • Process of filling the MHTCET Application form:
  • The candidates need to visit the official website in order to fill the MHTCET Application form.
  • The candidates need to fill the MHTCET Application form via online mode.
  • They need to enter their respective email id, password and mobile number in order to login.
  • Then they need to upload their recent passport size photo and signature.
  • Then they should fill the complete details in the MHTCET Application form.


I want to know the MHTCET Eligibility criteria for Btech program in order to apply for the MHTCET exam?

MHTCET Eligibility criteria for Btech program:

  • Qualification criteria: The candidates must have qualified their 12th standard or its equivalent exam from a recognized university.
  • Mandatory subjects: Physics and Mathematics with one of the Chemistry /Biology/Biotechnology/Technical subjects.
  • The candidates who are appearing for 12th examination can also apply as they also fulfill the MHTCET Eligibility criteria.
  • Citizenship: the candidate should be citizen of India.
  • Age criteria: There is no criterion for age limit in the MHTCET Eligibility criteria. 


May I know what is the MHTCET Application Form fee amount?

MHTCET Application Fee:

  • After MHTCET Registration, the candidates need to make the required payment.
  • For General cadre, MHTCET Application Form fee costs Rs 800, for reserved cadre, MHTCET Application Form fee costs Rs 600.
  • The candidates are required to download the challan and print the same and need to submit the MHTCET application fee via SBI branches.

Can I know the marks distribution for MHTCET Paper 1 & Paper 2 in MHTCET Exam Pattern?

MHTCET Exam Pattern for Paper 1 & Paper 2:

  • The candidates need to appear for both MHTCET Paper-1 as well as MHTCET Paper-2.
  • MHTCET Paper -1 will have Mathematics subject.
  • MHTCET Paper -2 will have Physics and Chemistry subjects.
  • MHTCET exam will be conducted via offline mode (Pen and Paper mode).
  • MHTCET Paper-1 will comprise of 50 MCQs where 2 marks will be allotted for each correct answer. 
  • MHTCET Paper- 2 will comprise of (50+50) MCQs where 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer. 
  • The Duration of the MHTCET exam is of 1 hour 30 Minutes.


which are the important sections asked in MHTCET Syllabus for Physics and Mathematics?

MHTCET Syllabus for Physics and Mathematics:

MHT CET Syllabus for Physics:

  • Consists of 20 chapters which will be asked from both 11th and 12th class syllabus. As per the complete analysis made on the Physics syllabus, majorly 6 questions will be from Kinetic Theory of Gases and Radiation and other important sections are Atoms, Molecules, Oscillations and Nuclei.

MHT CET Syllabus for Mathematics: 

  • Consists of 20 chapters which will be asked from both 11th and 12th class syllabus. As per the complete analysis made, majorly 9 questions will be from Integration and other important sections are Differentiation, Trigonometry and 3D Geometry.