All information you need to know about MHT CET 2020

A complete guide on the Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Exam or MHT CET for engineering, medical, agricultural and pharma-courses.



Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test or MHT- CET is a state level examination conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra. This examination is conducted annually for admission in 4-year undergraduate courses such as B.E./B.Tech, B Pharmacy, B. Planning courses and agricultural courses; and 6-year undergraduate course Pharm D. 

Important Information about MHT CET 2020

Date of Examination 

Morning- 09:00 am-12:00 am or 

Afternoon shift 02.00 pm- 05.00 pm  

13.04.2020 to17.04.2020 


20.04.2020 to 23.04.2020 

Date of Application

07.01.2020 to 29.02.2020 11:59 pm

Date of Application (with additional Late Fee of ₹ 500/- for all categories)  

01.03.2020 to 07.03.2020

Application Fees for one group*


(Late fee of Rs.  500 for all categories)

For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates

Rs. 800

For Candidates of Backward Class Categories SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC and EWS and Persons with Disability (PwD) Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only. 

Rs. 600

Result Date

On or before 03.06.2020

Exam Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Exam Duration

180 Minutes (3 Hours)

(90 Minutes for Physics & Chemistry; 90 Minutes for Biology or Mathematics)

Exam Mode 

Online Mode/ Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Medium

English/Marathi/Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Only English for Mathematics

Marking Scheme 

Total Marks: 200; No Negative Marking 

Official Website 


(022)-49150801 (IVR Based) (Help line is available on 24 × 7 basis) 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • All the candidates passed / appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination and having Indian Nationality are eligible for appearing for MHT-CET 2020. There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MHT-CET 2020.  

  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National – These types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT-CET 2020.

Examination Pattern and Syllabus

  • The examination will be conducted in two groups*:-

  1. PCM- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

  2. PCB- Physics, Chemistry, Biology

  • The pattern is Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), where one right answer has to be chosen over four options. 

  • No negative Marking

  • The syllabus will cover almost 20% from 11th class and 80% from 12th class curriculum.  The subjects covered in MHT CET 2020 exam include Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics as stated by DTE (Directorate of Technical Education) Maharashtra.

  • Complete 12th class syllabus has to be prepared and some topics from 11th class curriculum will be included in the examination. 

Physics: Measurements, Scalars and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids, Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current, Magnetism. 

Chemistry: Some basic concepts of chemistry, States of matter: Gases and liquids, Redox reaction, Surface chemistry, Nature of chemical bond, Hydrogen, s-Block elements(Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry, Alkanes.  

Mathematics: Trigonometric functions, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles, Factorization Formulae, Straight Line, Circle and Conics, Sets, Relations and Functions, Probability, Sequences and series.  


Section l Botany

Diversity in organisms, Biochemistry of cell, Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition, Plant Growth and Development.  

Section ll Zoology

Organization of Cell, Animal tissues, Human Nutrition, Human Respiration 


  • The Competent Authority declares the result on the official website- as per the schedule. 

  • Provisional Answer key of each version of question paper & Candidate’s response will be made available on the official website. The Candidate’s response will be available to each candidate after entering Password and Registration ID. 

  • The Competent Authority invites application for admission and after verification of documents and eligibility, publishes the Merit Lists as per the Rules. The downloadable mark sheet will be made available on the official website as per schedule. 

Special Note: 

  •  Percentile score is not the same as percentage of marks obtained. 

  • Candidate applying for MHT-CET 2020 is deemed to have accepted this Method. 

  • Candidate should note that if he/she appearing for both the the groups i.e. PCM and PCB, the Percentile score of Physics or Chemistry will not be interchanged among the groups. 

Examination Centre

  • The MHT-CET 2020 will be conducted by online mode at all the district headquarters in the State of Maharashtra as well as Capital District of the selected states outside Maharashtra like Bihar, Chattisgarh, Delhi-NCR, Gujrat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh depending of the availability of candidates. 

  • The center once allotted may not be changed under any circumstances. 

Some of the colleges accepting MHT CET Score 

Do well and achieve success….. Best wishes to all the students from Futurevolve

Information Source- Official Websites:  

mhtcet2020 Engg_Tech_Pharmacy_Pharm_D , mhtcet2020 Agriculture_and_allied_courses


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