MHT CET

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Age Limit, Passing Marks

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Examination End Date
17th May 2024

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Ridhima Jindal
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New Update About MHT CET 2024

IIM Lucknow has revised CAT Admit Card 2023 release date. CAT Admit Card will now be released on 7 November 2023 @iimcat.ac.in. The release date of CAT Admit Card was previously set to be 25 October. Candidates will be able to download their respective CAT Admit Cards until the exam day by using their CAT login ID and password. The CAT 2023 Exam will be held on November 26 at approximately 400 test centres across 150 cities. The exam will be divided into three slots and will last two hours. Candidates will be able to take the test at the centre only if they bring a hard copy of their CAT 2023 Admit Card.

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DTE Maharashtra releases the MH CET Eligibility Criteria for defining the eligibility conditions which the aspiring candidates would be considering to be eligible for State Level Engineering examination. The eligibility criteria of MH CET includes the requirements relating to domicile, age, qualification, qualifying examination and the marks that have been scored.  For admissions in the participating institutes of the state level engineering entrance examination, all aspirants must fulfill the MH CET Eligibility Criteria concerned with every aspect. Prior to filling the MH CET Application form, the candidates should check if they have fulfilled the MH CET Eligibility Criteria. 

Candidates found ineligible at any stage of the MH CET Application Procedure would be disqualified, even if they qualify the examination. As per DTE Maharashtra, 85% of the seats in private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra shall be filled through MH CET, 15% seats shall be filled/ reserved for All India Quota that would be based on MH CET. 

MH CET Eligibility Criteria in detail are as follows:

  • Indian Nationals who have passed HSC/ 12th Grade exam or its equivalent are eligible for appearing in MH CET 2024. 
  • There would be no age limit for appearing in MH CET 2024. There is no restriction about passing the examination in a particular year. 
  • Candidates appearing in Grade 12 or equivalent in 2024 would be eligible for writing MH CET 2024. 

MH CET Eligibility Criteria for Admissions

Maharashtra State Candidates/All India Candidates/J&K Migrant Candidates

1) Only Indian Nationals would be eligible.

2) Candidates should have passed HSC/Equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with any one of the following:

Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical/Vocational Subjects

In all of these subjects taken in aggregate, candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% (General category) and 45% (Reserved and Persons with Disability) belonging to the State of Maharashtra. 

OR

Candidates should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and secured a minimum of 50% aggregate (General) and 45% (Reserved/Backward/Persons with Disability) who belong to the State of Maharashtra. 

OR

Should have passed a Bachelor of Science Degree from a recognized university as per the UGC with a minimum of 50% marks (General) and at least 45% aggregate ( Backward Classes/PwD) who belong to the State of Maharashtra. The candidates should have passed Grade 12 with Mathematics as a subject.

3) Candidates should have secured a valid score in MH CET 2024 or JEE Main Paper 1.

Children of NRI/PIO/OCI/Indian Workers in Gulf Countries/Foreign National

The candidates should have passed HSC or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with either of these - Chemistry/ Biotech/Biology/Technical/Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in the subjects taken together. 

Candidate Type Eligibility Criterion University
Type A Candidates passing SSC/Diploma in Engineering/HSC/Bachelor of Science Place of passing the exam should fall within the jurisdiction of the university area
Type B Candidate not falling in Type A but his/her mother or father are domiciles belonging to Maharashtra Place of domicile certificate issuing authorityshould fall within the jurisdiction of the university area
Type C Candidates who do not fall in Type A or Type B/ but their mother or father is an Indian Government employee /Either of parents should be posted and report to duty in Maharashtra prior to deadline MHT CET CAP Application form submission The parents posting area should fall within the jurisdiction of the university area.
Type D Candidates who do not fall in either of these categories, but either of their parents are employees of or retire from the Maharashtra Government or related undertaking Place of posting/settlement should fall within the jurisdiction of the University Area.
Type E Candidates passing SSC/HSC from a recognized institution situated in a Maharashtra/Karnataka border with mother tongue being Marathi Candidates would be considered under outside Home University or for outside Maharashtra State Seats

Colleges Accepting MHT CET Score

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)4

Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT)

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹3.24L (4 Yrs)

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KJ Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE)4.1

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering (KJSCE)

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹11.44L (4 Yrs)

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Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (LIT)4.5

Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (LIT)

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹4.96L (4 Yrs)

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Government College of Engineering - Amravati4.1

Government College of Engineering - Amravati

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹0.60L (4 Yrs)

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Government College of Engineering - Karad3.7

Government College of Engineering - Karad

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹3.38L (4 Yrs)

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Fr Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering3.2

Fr Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹5.64L (4 Yrs)

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Walchand College of Engineering4.5

Walchand College of Engineering

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹1.48L (4 Yrs)

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Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT]5

Symbiosis Institute of Technology [SIT]

Maharashtra

B.Tech

₹10.60L (4 Yrs)

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