MHT CET Exam 2013 – Dates, Eligibility & Application Procedure

Last updated on 01-November-2014

What is MHT-CET

MHT CET Exam 2013 – Dates, Eligibility & Application Procedure:-  Common entrance test-Maharashtra (MHT-CET) is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, and Director, Medical Education and Research, Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra, for the candidates, who desire to seek admission in all Health sciences, Pharmacy, Technology and Engineering programs offered at undergraduate level in government/government aided and few unaided private colleges across the state of Maharashtra.

Examination Pattern

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) is usually held in month of May. The entrance examination is divided into the following three papers and its duration is one and half hours.

Paper I consists of Physics and Chemistry

Paper II consists of Biology (Botany & Zoology)

Paper III consists of only Mathematics

The candidates, who aspire to study Health Science and BVSc & AH courses, should appear in Paper I & Paper II. The applicants desirous of selection to engineering degree courses needs to appear in Paper I and Paper III and the candidates, who desire to seek admission in Pharmacy degree course should appear in Paper I & Paper-II and/or Paper-III.

Each paper of entrance examination comprises maximum of 100 marks. Further, each section (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology) of a paper consists of 50 marks. All the questions are of objective type with multiple options to be answered in an OMR answer sheet. More than one answer indicated against a question will be considered as wrong. However, there is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Important Dates

Examination Date:- 16 May, 2013

Application form Last Date:- 07 April, 2013

Application Fee:- Rs. 700/- for Open Category candidates and Rs. 500/- for Backward Class Category candidates of Maharashtra State.

Eligibility criteria

Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Maharashtra, conducts a single combined common entrance test (MHT-CET) for admission into Medical, Dental, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Occupational Therapy, Unani, Physiotherapy, Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Nursing, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Pharmacy, Technology and Engineering programs, at undergraduate level. The entrance examination is a pre-requisite condition to seek admission in government/government aided and few unaided private colleges located in the state of Maharashtra.

The marks obtained by the candidates in Maharashtra- Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) determine their selection. In order to appear in the entrance examination, one has to follow the eligibility criteria listed below.

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • The candidate should have attained the minimum age of 17 years as on 31st December of the year of admission. In order to seek admission in Ayurveda and Unani courses, the candidate should have attained the minimum age of 17 Years as on 1st October of the Year of admission.
  • The upper age limit for the candidates is fixed as 25 Years as on 31st December of the Year of admission. However, relaxation of five years is there for SC/ST candidates.
  • The candidate can attempt MHT-CET for three times only.
  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics) from an institution situated in the state of Maharashtra. For engineering program, the candidates should have studied Mathematics as a subject of study at 10+2 level.
  • For admission into MBBS, BAMS, BDS, and BSc. Nursing, the candidates are required to obtain minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English put together at HSC (or equivalent) examination. Exemption of 10% is there for SC/ST candidates.
  • For admission into MBBS & BDS Courses, the candidates should have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology put together at Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET).
  • For BUMS program, the candidates are required to pass senior secondary examination with Urdu as a subject of study.
  • The candidates, who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination outside Maharashtra, are eligible, provided they fulfil the Domicile criteria.


Syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and Mathematics for the MHT-CET is the same as for the HSC Examination of HSC Board of Maharashtra. Detailed topics of the syllabus are given in the following lines.


Rotational Motion, Simple Harmonic Motion, Thermionic Emission, Wave, Theory of Light, Semi-Conductors, Properties of Fluids, Magnetic Effect of Electric Current, Gravitation, Electrostatics, Atoms Molecules and Nuclei, Circular Motion, Current Electricity, Electo magnetic Induction, Electrons and Photons, Kinetic Theory of Gases, and Radiation.


Nuclear and Radiochemistry, Organic Hydroxy Compounds, Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics, Acids and Esters, Adsorption and Colloids, Amines, Aldehydes and Ketones, Ionic Equilibria, Ethers, Electrochemistry, Halogen, Derivatives of Alkanes, and Fluorine and Hydrogen Fluoride, Silicon, Synthetic Fibres and Third Row Elements.


Linear Programming, Vectors, Probability, Application of Derivatives, Circle, Continuity, Definite Integrals, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Indefinite Integrals, Limits, Matrices, Numerical Methods, and Mathematical Logic.


Bioenergy, Biotechnology, Circulation, Reproduction, Respiration, Classification Sexual Reproduction in Angiosperms, Classification of Chordate, Community Health Services & Measures, Conquest of Land, Domestication of Plants, Photosynthesis, Pollution, Domestication of Animals, Evolution, Excretion and Osmoregulation, Fertilizers, Pesticides and Biological Methods of Pest Control, Human Diseases and their Control, Genes, Hormonal Coordination, Human Evolution, Human Population, Human Skeleton, Locomotion, Mendel’s Law of Inheritance, Nervous Coordination, and Sex Determination and Sex Linkage.


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