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MHT-CET 2022: Exam Dates, Pattern, Application Form, Syllabus, Results and More

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MHT-CET 2022: Exam Dates, Pattern, Application Form, Syllabus, Results and More

MHT CET 2022: Compared to last year, registrations have spiked for MHT CET. More than 6 lakh candidates have applied for the Maharashtra CET 2022 for the engineering, pharmacy and agriculture entrance exams.

By Topperlearning Expert 30th May, 2022 11:29 am

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, has released the revised exam and hall ticket schedule for MHT-CET 2022 engineering and pharmacy admission. Candidates can view the program at cetcell.mahacet.org, the official website. The hall ticket for the PCM group for the Maharashtra CET 2022 test was released on July 26, 2022. The exams are scheduled from August 5 to August 11, 2022. The hall ticket for the PCB group will be released by August 2, 2022, and the exam  is scheduled from August 12 to August 20, 2022. Click on the link below to download your admit card (PCM Group).

 Link: https://admitcardbuilder2.azurewebsites.net/app/E2030K91B5E/

Students preparing for the Maharashtra CET 2022 exam should check this website frequently for updates.

What is the MHT-CET 2022 exam?

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MCET) is a state-level exam for admission to B.E, B.Tech, and B.Pharm courses offered by government and private colleges and institutions. The MHT-CET exam is held every year, and students from other Indian states are also eligible to take the exam. According to reports, 6,27,790 students began the MHT-CET 2022 registration process, with 5,49,613 applicants completing registration by paying the registration fee to date.

Table of Contents

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Dates

MHT-CET 2022: Examination / Timings

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Pattern

MHT-CET 2022: Marking Scheme

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Syllabus

MHT-CET 2022: Eligibility Criteria

MHT-CET 2022: Application Form

MHT-CET 2022: Application Fees

MHT-CET 2022: Documents Required

MHT-CET 2022: Mock Test and Sample Papers

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Preparation

MHT-CET 2022: Best Reference Books

MHT-CET 2022: Admit Card

MHT-CET 2022: Results

MHT-CET 2022: Solution Key

Conclusion

FAQs


MHT-CET 2022: Examination Dates

Important Information on MHT-CET 2022 Entrance Examination

 

MHT-CET 2022 application form submission starting date

10 February 2022

MHT-CET 2022 application form submission last date

15 April 2022

Last date for submitting MHT-CET 2022 application form (with a late fee of INR 500)

16 April – 11 May 2022 (Extended)

MHT-CET 2022 Admit Card

26 July 2022

MHT-CET 2022 Exam Date

5 August – 11 August 2022 (PCM Group)

12 August – 20 August 2022 (PCB Group)

MHT-CET 2022 Answer Key

4th week of September 2022

MHT-CET 2022 Result Date 

1st week of October 2022

MHT-CET 2022 Counselling Date

1st week of November 2022


MHT-CET 2022: Examination /Timings

Types of MHT-CET 2022 Online Computer-Based Examination

Timings of Examination Papers

● PCM Group

● PCM Group

● Morning Time: 09:00 AM To 12:00 AM

● Afternoon Time: 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

● PCB Group

● PCB Group

● Morning Time: 09:00 AM To 12:00 AM

● Afternoon Time: 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM

 

GROUP 1: PCM

Shift 1

Shift 2

Entry timings to the examination hall

7:30 AM

12:30 PM

Last authorised admittance into the examination hall (No applicant will be authorised after 08:45 AM Shift and 1.45 PM Shift.)

8:45 AM

1:45 PM

Reading instructions

8:50 AM

1:50 PM

Commencement of online examination

9:00 AM

2:00 PM

End/Completion of online examination

12:00 PM

5:00 PM

 

GROUP 2: PCB

Shift 1

Shift 2

Entry timings to the examination hall

7:30 AM

12:30 PM

Last authorised admittance into the examination hall (No applicant will be authorised after 08:45 AM Shift and 1.45 PM Shift.)

8:45 AM

1:45 PM

Reading instructions

8:50 AM

1:50 PM

Commencement of online examination

9:00 AM

2:00 PM

End/Completion of online examination

12:00 PM

5:00 PM

Important Information

● The students are considering admission to the first year B. Sc. (Hons) (Agriculture) / B. Sc (Hons) (Community Science)/ B. Sc (Hons) (Horticulture) / B. Tech (Biotechnology) / B. Agri. Business Management Degree courses are required to take PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) group.

● The students are considering admission to the first year B. Tech. (Food Technology) / B. Tech. (Agriculture Engineering) Degree courses must register only for the PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) group.

● The students who are considering admission to the first year B. F. Sc. (Fisheries Science) and B. Sc. (Hons) (Forestry) Degree course must register for the PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) group only.

● Students and parents are recommended to select the appropriate group (PCM/PCB or both) based on their course selection.

●PWD applicants who use the scribe / writer service will be given compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination. (30 minutes compensatory time for the one-and-a-half-hour paper).

● MHT-CET 2022 results will be announced in percentages.

●Students should be aware that if they participate in both groups, PCM and PCB, their percentile score in Physics or Chemistry will not be interchanged.

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Pattern

The Maharashtra Entrance Test cell has published the MHT-CET 2022 examination pattern in an information brochure. The MHT-CET 2022 examination pattern is likely to remain identical to previous years. Students can review the MHT-CET 2022 exam pattern to learn about the manner of examination, length of the paper, and set of questions in each PCM and PCB section, among other things. Aspirants can check this information in the table below.

Particulars

Details

Mode of examination 

Online computer based examination

Duration of examination

180 Minutes

Types of questions

Multiple choice question

Total number of questions (in PCM)

150

Total number of questions (in PCB)

200

Total examination papers

Paper 1 - Maths

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry

Paper 3 - Biology

Medium/Language of examination

English, Marathi, Urdu

 

MHT-CET 2022: Marking Scheme

Understanding the MHT-CET 2022 examinations marking scheme is important for students appearing in the examination. It will help them prepare for the questions offered and the number of questions allotted with the marks required for each question. Students can examine the marking scheme in the table below.

There will be NO NEGATIVE MARKING; however, the difficulty level for Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry will be comparable to JEE (Main), and the level of difficulty for Biology will be comparable to NEET. The questions will mostly be application-based.

Paper

Subject

Number of MCQs Based on

Marks (per question)

Total Marks

Duration (in minutes)

Class 11

Class 12

Paper 1

Mathematics

10

40

2

100

90

Paper 2

Chemistry

10

40

1

100

90

Physics

10

40

Paper 3

Biology- Zoology

10

40

1

100

90

Biology- Botany

10

40

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Syllabus

There is a comprehensive syllabus for the MHT-CET 2022 examination. It covers topics such as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology. According to the CET cell, Class 11 topics will receive 20% of the weightage, while Class 12 topics will receive 80% of the weightage. Students must keep these weights in mind as they prepare for the MHT-CET 2022 examination based on their learning strengths.

● The questions will be drawn from the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education's Syllabus.

●The entire Class 12 syllabus of 2021-2022 of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics disciplines, excluding the portion eliminated by Maharashtra Rajya Pathyapustak Nirmiti Va Abhyaskram Sanshodhan Mandal for H. S. C. examination because of the Covid-19 pandemic scenario.

● The following is the Class 11 syllabus:

MHT-CET 2022: Physics Syllabus

These are some of the most significant topics from the MHT-CET 2022 Physics syllabus: 

Laws of Motion

Semiconductors

Motion in a Plane

Electrostatics  

Gravitation

Thermal Properties of Matter

Sound

Optics

MHT-CET 2022: Chemistry Syllabus

These are some of the most important topics from the MHT-CET 2022 Chemistry syllabus:

Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Basic principles of Organic Chemistry

Structure of Atom

Hydrocarbons

Chemical Bonding

Absorption and Colloids

Redox Reaction

States of Matter

MHT-CET 2022: Mathematics Syllabus

These are some of the most important topics from the MHT-CET 2022 Mathematics syllabus:

Straight Line

Trigonometric II

Circle

Continuity      

Measures of Description

Limits

Probability

Functions

Complex Numbers

Permutations and Combinations

MHT-CET 2022: Biology Syllabus

These are some of the most important topics from the MHT-CET 2022 Biology syllabus:

Biomolecules

Excretion and Osmoregulation

Respiration and Energy Transfer

Human Nutrition

MHT-CET 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates of Indian nationality who have passed or are appearing in the qualifying examination, i.e. HSC /12th Class examination or its equivalent, with a minimum of 45% are eligible to take the MHT-CET 2022 examination. There is no upper age limit for admission or taking the MHT-CET 2022 examination.

Candidates Type

●Candidates with Maharashtra State Domicile / school leaving certificate specifying birthplace from Maharashtra / birth certificate issued by the competent authority from Maharashtra state are eligible for MHT-CET 2022 candidacy.

●Candidates with a residential certificate / domicile certificate / residence and date of birth certificate issued by a competent authority other than Maharashtra state are eligible for this category. Candidates from Jammu and Kashmir would be assessed as OMS candidates.

● Minority Candidature - This category is open to candidates that belong to a specific Religious or Linguistic Minority Community and live in the state of Maharashtra, as determined by the government.

● Children of NRIs, children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries, and foreign nationals are excluded from taking the MHT-CET 2022 examination.

Course

Qualifying Exam

Qualifying Marks

BE/B.Tech

Passed HSC, Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as obligatory subjects and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/IT/Agriculture/Engineering Graphics/Business Studies/Technical Vocational subject.

At least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)

B.Pharma

HSC or comparable examination with Physics and Chemistry, as well as either Mathematics or Biology

At least 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)

Pharm D

Passed HSC or equivalent exams in Physics and Chemistry, as well as either Mathematics or Biology or completed a Diploma Course in Pharmacy from an affiliated institute

At least 50% marks( 45% marks for SC/ST/OBC)


Important Information

● The candidate must be of Indian origin.

● The candidate must have cleared the qualifying examination / (Class 12 Science) with not less than 50% marks in aggregate for general category (Open) and 40% marks in aggregate for Reserved Categories (SC / ST / OBC / SBC / VJ(A) / NT(B) / NT(C) / NT(D) / EWS).

● The proposal for applicants achieving 40% aggregate marks in Class 12 Science / qualifying examinations for physically impaired candidates has been submitted to the Maharashtra government. It shall be executed when the Government's Resolution is obtained accordingly.

● Besides Maharashtra State (OMS) and institutional quotas, candidates will be admitted by MHT-CET / JEE / NEET).

●Merit will be determined by the percentage of marks acquired in the competent authority's CET (MHT-CET / JEE / NEET) and other weights specified in the admission rules declared by the gazette notification authorised and released by the Government of Maharashtra.

●These eligibility and requirement rules for admissions to undergraduate professional degree courses at state agriculture universities applied to all constituent and connected aided colleges.

● Government Resolutions make changes in admission eligibility from time to time.

● Candidate eligibility criteria for persons with disabilities:

● Candidates with permanent disabilities can apply for admission to seats reserved for persons with disabilities, providing a certificate identifying their disability. The certificate should clearly express that the level of disability is greater than 40% and that the disability is permanent.

MHT-CET 2022: Application Form

Candidates can complete the application forms online on the official MHT-CET 2022 website. After creating login credentials, candidates must complete the online application form with correct information such as personal details, reservation, contact information, educational qualifications, etc. The following are the key steps in completing the application form:

How to Complete the MHT-CET 2022 Application Form?

● Step 1: Generate MHT-CET 2022 exam login information.

● Step 2: Complete the MHT-CET 2022 application form.

● Step 3: Upload all the required documents for the MHT-CET 2022 exam.

● Step 4: Make the payment of the MHT-CET 2022 application form.

● Step 5: Submit the online application form.

MHT-CET 2022: Application Fees

MHT-CET 2022 application fee can be paid online using online banking, credit card, debit card, digital payments, and other payment methods. As shown in the table below, candidates must pay the application form processing fees online, and service charges will be applied in addition to processing fees. The fee is non-refundable or non-transferable under any circumstances.

● Suppose a candidate chooses only PCM or only PCB in the general category. In that case, they must pay Rs 800/- as an MHT-CET 2022 examination fee, while a reserved category candidate from Maharashtra must pay Rs 600/-.

● If a candidate chooses both groups, PCM and PCB, they must pay Rs 1,600/- for the general category and Rs 1,600/- and reserved category candidates from the state of Maharashtra must pay Rs. 1,200 as MHT-CET 2022 examination fee.

Types of Applicants

Fees

For general category applicants from Maharashtra state, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), and J&K Migrant Candidates

INR 800/-

Applicants from Maharashtra's backward class categories (SC, ST, OBC, SBC, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D)) and persons with disabilities are eligible.

INR 600/-

Additional late registration fee (applicable from March 1 to 7, 2021 for all categories)

INR 500/-

 

Important Note

To be considered under the reserved category, candidates must submit their caste certificate and caste validity and their Non-Creamy Layer Certificate and EWS Certificate, if applicable, when filling out the CAP application form.

An online confirmation will be presented when the application fee is successfully paid. Candidates are requested to print the receipt for future reference. Following successful payment, the candidate must print the online application form for MHT-CET 2022.


MHT-CET 2022: Documents Required

Candidates must upload their documents in the MHT-CET 2022 application form following the Maharashtra state cell's guidelines. The following are the essential specifications to remember when uploading documents:

Document

Size

Format

Candidates photograph

15 KB to 50 KB

JPG/JPEG

Candidates signature

15 KB to 50 KB

JPG/JPEG

ID proof

15 to 256 KB

PDF

 

Important Information

Helpline numbers for MHT-CET 2022 are available on the online application portal:

https://mhtcet2022.mahacet.org.

Email support: mhtcet22.cetcell@gmail.com


MHT-CET 2022: Mock Test and Sample Papers

You can visit our Topperlearning website for complete MHT-CET 2022 mock test prepared by our experts that will aid you in the preparation of the examination and boost your score.

Practice paper for PCM group:

Year

Solution

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2022 Mock paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2021 Memory based Previous year paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2019 Memory based Previous year paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2018 Memory based Previous year paper

Download


Practice paper for PCB group:

Year

Solution

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2022 Mock paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2020 Memory based Previous year paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2019 Memory based Previous year paper

Download

MHT-CET (PCM)- 2018 Memory based Previous year paper

Download


By solving these mock and previous year paper candidates will be able to determine their level of preparation, difficulty in the exam, the type of questions asked in past years' exams, and much more by completing the MHT-CET sample papers. They will also be able to devise an effective time management approach for the exam. Practicing MHT-CET 2022 mock tests can reduce candidates' exam stress and anxiety levels.

Benefits of MHT-CET 2022 Mock Test

● It will assist candidates in comprehending the MHT-CET 2022 examination syllabus and format.

● Candidates can get a sense of the questions framed in the examination paper and easily assess their performance level.

● MHT-CET mock test 2022 will also help students comprehend the exam's difficulty level.

● Based on the mock test results, candidates will be able to identify their strengths and limitations.

MHT-CET 2022: Examination Preparation

Candidates must incorporate practice papers and mock exams in their MHT-CET 2022 preparation plan. However, simply completing practice papers is insufficient for MHT-CET 2022 preparation. Candidates' strategies must also incorporate the following elements.

Important MHT-CET 2022 Physics Topics

Candidates can divide the course into three sections for MHT-CET Physics preparation: easy, moderate and tough topics. Candidates can do it based on the topic's weightage or the time required by candidates to prepare that topic. Candidates might break the syllabus into the following categories based on the weightage of topics.

Important Physics Topics

Topic-wise Weightage

Electrostatistics

7%

Rotational Motion

7%

Electromagnetic Induction

6%

Magnetic effects of electric Current

6%

Semiconductors

6%


Important MHT-CET 2022 Chemistry Topics

Similarly, for MHT-CET Chemistry preparation, candidates can split the topics into three sections, namely Physics Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry, which can be further divided based on the weightage of the topics.

Important Chemistry Topics

Topic-wise Weightage

Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics

15%

Coordination Compounds

9%

P-block Elements - Group 15 to 18

9%

D and F-block Elements

8%

Alcohols, Ethers and Phenols

8%

Important MHT-CET 2022 Mathematics Topics

Maths has a high difficulty level in correlation to other subjects because it requires extensive valuations. As a result, candidates must prepare comprehensive revision notes, including all important formulas, derivations, and tips or tricks for the MHT-CET 2022 Maths examination. Candidates can use all these important notes for a quick go-through during final preparation.

Important Mathematics Topics

Topic-wise Weightage

Integration

9%

Three Dimensional Geometry

8%

Trigonometric Functions

8%

Probability Distribution

8%

Differentiation

8%

Important MHT-CET 2022 Biology Topics

Because Zoology and Botany will separate the MHT-CET 2022 Biology question paper into two parts, namely Zoology and Botany, candidates are encouraged to begin MHT-CET Biology preparation by dividing the Class 11 and 12 syllabi into these two parts.

Important Botany Topics

Weightage

Important Zoology Topics

Weightage

Genetics and Biotechnology

24%

Human Physiology

45%

Plant Physiology

13%

Human Reproduction

18%

Plant Diversity

12%

Origin and Evolution

10%

Cell Biology and Cell Division

10%

Animal Diversity

10%

Plant Reproduction

9%

Human Health and Diseases

9%

 MHT-CET 2022: Best Reference Books

 

The table highlights some of the best MHT-CET 2022 reference books. These books will assist candidates in grasping the fundamental principles needed to answer the questions.

Best Reference Books

Authors Name

Mathematics for MHT CET

Hemant G. Ainapure (Published by Marvel Publications)

Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ)

Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Biology

Arihant

MHT CET Physics (Marvel) for Class 12

Bapat

MHT-CET 2022: Admit Card

MHT-CET 2022 admit card will be available approximately 2-3 weeks before the final examination. The admit card will include all pertinent information such as the exam centre address, exam date and time, roll number, etc. The MHT-CET 2022 admit card will also include a list of important instructions to be followed by candidates on exam day. Candidates are suggested to carefully check all important details such as name, address, etc. In case of any discrepancies, report the problem to the authority before the exam date.

How to download MHT-CET 2022 Admit Card?

● Step 1: Go to the official website.

● Step 2: Enter the login information and click the submit button.

● Step 3: The MHT CET 2022 admit card will be displayed.

● Step 4: Download the admit card, print 2-3 copies, and store the soft copy for future reference.

Important Note

Candidates must bring valid photo ID evidence to the exam centre in addition to their MHT-CET 2022 admit card.

●       Aadhaar card

●       Driving licence

●       Indian passport

●       Recent ID card issued by a respected college or university

●       Any Photo ID proof was given by the Gazetted Officer/People's Representative

MHT-CET 2022 Result

Maharashtra state CET will release MHTC-ET 2022 results within a few weeks after the exam. MHT CET results will be available in a scorecard, which can be easily downloaded using the candidate's login credentials presented during the registration process.

The authorities will also distribute the MHT-CET 2022 answer keys to announce the results. Candidates can get admission to various courses based on their MHT-CET result scores.

How to View the MHT-CET 2022 Result

● Go to the MHT-CET 2022 official website.

● Click on the 'MHT CET 2022 result' link.

● Candidates must enter their enrollment (registration) Id and password.

● The computer screen will show the results of the candidates.

● Candidates can download and print the mark sheet for future use.

MHT-CET 2022 Solution Key

The authority will issue the MHT-CET 2022 solution key a few weeks after the exam's accomplishment. Candidates can get the solution keys from the MHT-CET 2022 official website. Students can use their application number and date of birth to log in and get the MHT-CET 2022 solution key.

The MHT-CET 2022 tentative solution key will be published first and will be flexible for the question. Candidates will be able to raise concerns online against the MHT-CET 2022 tentative solution key. After considering the problem presented by the candidates, the authority will provide the final answer key.

Conclusion

MHT-CET 2022 counselling will be online as part of a Centralised Allotment Process (CAP). All qualifying candidates must register for the MHT-CET counselling and select colleges based on their preferences. The candidates' grades and rank in the MHT-CET 2022 exam will determine seat allocation. Candidates preparing for the MHT-CET 2022 exam should review this information and arrange their preparations properly to ace the exam in one sitting!

FAQs

Q. Is a score of 160 in the MHT-CET 2022 examination considered good? Will these scores allow me to gain admission to prestigious universities?

Ans. Applicants scoring above 160 have a good chance of reaching the 99th to 100th percentile. If a candidate achieves a 99+ percentile, they will be able to get admission to a diverse array of colleges.

Q. Will I be permitted to enter the examination centre if I do not have my MHT-CET 2022 admit card?

Ans. No candidate will be permitted to take the exam unless they have a valid MHT-CET admit card 2022. Applicants must carry all the required documents to appear in the examination.

Q. Can a non-Maharashtra resident apply for the MHT-CET 2022?

Ans. Candidates residing outside of Maharashtra may also apply for the MHT-CET 2022 examination. According to the admission policy, candidates who are not a Maharashtra domicile would be eligible to enter under the All India Quota seats.

Q. Is the MHT-CET 2022 only for B.Tech admission?

Ans. No, it does not. Candidates who pass the MHT-CET 2022 examination will be eligible for admission to engineering, agricultural, and pharmacy programmes.

Q. Is the MHT-CET 2022 easier than the JEE Main?

Ans. The MHT-CET 2022 and JEE Main 2022 have the same difficulty level. However, the questions in the MHT-CET 2022 paper are based on the state board syllabus, whereas JEE Main is a national level and is designed using the NCERT syllabus.

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