MHT CET 2020

The MHT-CET or Common Entrance Test is an annual entrance exam conducted by the Government of Maharashtra. It is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education.


Engineering and Pharmacy


12th Standard Science Students


150 Questions in 3 Hours

CET 2020 (Overview)

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released a notification on October 25 stating that MHT CET 2020 will be held in computer based mode between the second and third week of May in a span of 16 to 20 days. The application form of MHT CET will be available in the first week of January, 2020. The last date to fill the application form will be tentatively the third week of March. Candidates may be able to fill MHT CET 2020 application with a late fee of Rs 500 in the last week of March. Candidates who meet the MHT CET eligibility criteria will be able to fill and appear for the entrance exam for admissions to the B.Tech or B.E programmes offered in the state. The admit card of MHT CET will be available in the third week of April in online mode. The result of MHT CET 2020 will be announced in June. Qualified candidates can participate in the MHT CET counselling in the third week of June 2020. MHT CET is the entrance test for admissions to B.Tech/B.E courses in 342 institutes across the state To know all about MHT CET 2020 from the notification dates, application process, eligibility, exam pattern, preparation, downloading admit card, result and finally counselling, read the article below.

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who meet the prescribed MHT CET 2020 eligibility criteria can apply for the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria of MHT CET 2020 denotes the academic qualifications required, age limit, nationality etc. The MHT CET eligibility criteria 2020 can be checked below:

  • Nationality: Must be Indian nationals
  • Candidature: Maharashtra or All India.
  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit to appear for MHT CET
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed HSC or its equivalent examination. Students who are appearing for their class 12 or equivalent in 2020 are also eligible to apply. Diploma holders are also eligible. B.Sc degree holders with Maths in class XII are also eligible to apply for MHT CET 2020.
  • Subjects in 10+2: Candidates must have studied with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects.
  • Marks obtained in qualifying exam: General category candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board/ University. SC/ST/OBC category candidates must have 45% and above in class 12.

MHT CET 2020: Important Dates

Check out the important dates of MHT CET 2020 exam-

Events Exam Dates
Commencement of online registration & application process January first week, 2020
Last date to submit application form March third week, 2020
Online registration & confirmation with late fee of Rs. 500 March last week, 2020
Issue of MHT CET admit card April third week, 2020
MHT CET 2020 Second and third week of May, 2020
Release of provisional answer key May last week, 2020
End date to submit objections on question paper/answer key June first week, 2020
Availability of OMR answer sheet June first week, 2020
Availability of Final Answer Key June first week, 2020
Declaration of result June second week, 2020
Commencement of registration for counselling June last week, 2020
Release of provisional merit list July first week, 2020
Final merit list release date July first week, 2020
Round-1 counselling of MHT CET 2020 July first week, 2020
Round 2- counselling of MHT CET 2020 July last week, 2020
Round 3- counselling MHT CET 2020 July last week to August first week, 2020

MHT CET Application Form 2020

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will release the application form of MHT CET 2020 in online mode in the first week of January. While the last date to register would be the third week of March, candidates can yet fill the application till the last week of March with a late fee of Rs 500. The steps to fill the MHT CET 2020 application form are as follows:

Step 1: MHT CET Registration – Creation of Username and Password. Candidates must submit their personal, academic, contact, education, bank and other details. Candidates have the option of Registration through Aadhaar where details will be auto fetched or Non-Aadhaar where they can fill the details. After successful registration, a password would be generated to be used for future logins.

Step 2: Filling up Application Form of MHT CET 2020 - Candidates must fill all the requisite details as asked

Step 3: Upload of Photograph and Signature – Candidate must upload their recent Photograph and Signature

  • Photograph - File size should be between 15 KB to 50 KB in ".jpg" format with file name as photo.jpg
  • Signature - Must not be in capitals and should be in black ink on a white paper. File size should be between 5 KB to 20 KB in ".jpg" format with file name as sign.jpg


Step 4: Payment of MHT CET 2020 Application Fees – After uploading the images, candidate can make payment of of the application fee as per their category using Online Payment mode through credit/debit card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Netbanking, Cash cards/mobile wallets or Offline through Bank Challan Payment.