MHT CET 2024

MHT CET 2024: Registration, Admission, Counselling, Participating Colleges, Syllabus, and More

MHT CET 2024: Registration, Admission, Counselling, Participating Colleges, Syllabus, and More  

MHT CET 2024 Exam date is announced recently by the conducting authority Maharashtra CET Cell. The registration is likely to be started in February 2024. The exam dates are announced by the CET Cell which is from April 16 to May 2’ 2024. The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell is the conducting authority of the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test. Candidates can visit for the latest updates.

MHT CET 2024 is one of the top entrance test examinations like JEE Mains to grant admission in Engineering and Pharmacy programs through Maharashtra and around 400 colleges/universities in the Maharashtra region. Candidates interested in pursuing advanced Undergraduate programs in Engineering or Pharmacy must register for MHT CET 2024 in January 2024. 

MHT CET 2024 exam is conducted once a year through which more than 400 Engineering Institutions and Pharmacy colleges grant admission to eligible candidates throughout Maharashtra. There are 30 Universities in Maharashtra that offer admission to Engineering programs based on the MHT CET Score. 

Candidates need to qualify for the MHT CET 2024 Exam followed by the counselling conducted by In the following article, you will learn more about MHT CET 2024 Registration, Exam pattern, Syllabus, Admission process, and more.



Exam Name

Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test

Popular Name

MHT CET 2024

Conducting Body

Maharashtra Common Entrance Cell

Exam Level

University Level

Language of Exam





Courses Offered

B.E./B.Tech, B.Pharm, D.Pharm 

Mode of Exam

Online (CBT Computer Based Test)

Application Fee

Rs. 800/600/5000 (Explained below)

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Mode of Counselling


Participating Colleges

K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology Mumbai, Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, and 400 other Engineering and Pharmacy Institutions


MHT CET 2024: Exam Dates

MHT CET 2024 is going to be conducted from April 16 to May 2, 2024. The application process is likely to start from January 2024. Interested candidates can certainly apply online at with a valid email id and mobile number. Candidates are advised to fill in all correct details of their academics and identity.

Candidates are advised to attempt more of the mock tests facilitated by the CET CELL Maharashtra online to be aware of the question pattern and the syllabus covered during the exam preparation. A detailed tentative schedule is mentioned below to better understand the candidates. Candidates can certainly visit for the latest updates.

Important Events


Commencement of MHT CET 2024 Application Form

February 2024 (Expected)

Last date to apply for MHT CET 2024

Last week of March 2024

MHT CET 2024 Admit card

1st Week of April 2024

MHT CET 2024 Exam Date

April 16-May 2, 2024 (Tentative)

MHT CET 2024 Result Declaration

Last week of May 2024

MHT CET 2024: Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be a Resident/Non-Resident Indian/OCI/PIO

  • Candidates must have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and adequate proficiency in English.

  • Candidates must have scored 45% aggregate in the PCM and 40% in the same for the reserved category.

  • Candidates born on or after July 1st, 2002 are eligible for the MHT CET 2024.

  • Candidates belong to the state of Maharashtra shall be eligible for the reservation granted by the state government.

  • MHT CET 2024 entrance exam allows admission in courses like B.Pharm and D.Pharm; for which candidates need to qualify for 12th with 45% aggregate in PCB and 40% in the same for the reserved category. 

MHT CET 2024: Application Form

MHT CET 2024 is going to be held between 16th April to May 2nd, 2024. Prior to that candidates need to apply online for the exam with certain details and uploading of documents followed by the payment of Application Fees. 

There is a sequence of processes involved in the MHT CET 2024 Application Process which is mentioned below. More details can be found at

How to Apply for MHT CET 2024?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to fill out the application form online to appear for the MHT CET 2024.

MHT CET 2024 Registration: At the very first candidates need to create a new register by providing a valid email id and a mobile number, which will be used for future communication and to access the application form for future correspondence.

MHT CET 2024 Form Filling: After registration, candidates need to fill out the application form carefully. Candidates need to provide academic details, personal and family details, correspondence address, and parents' details. Candidates need to provide preferences for the exam centers and candidates are advised to choose at least 3 exam centers of their choices based on their convenience.

Uploading of Documents: Candidates then need to upload the documents i.e. Photograph of the Candidate and the Signature of the same in the prescribed format.

MHT CET 2024 Application Fee:

Candidate Types

Application Fee

For General Candidates of Maharashtra/Outside Maharashtra/J&K Migrants

Rs. 800

For Candidates of Reserved Category like OBC/SC/ST/PwD (Maharashtra Domicile)

Rs. 600


MHT CET 2024: Exam Pattern

MHT CET 2024 is going to be conducted between April 16th to May 2nd, 2024 tentatively and so the candidates who are interested in pursuing Undergraduate Engineering programs from more than 400 Academic Institutions located in the state of Maharashtra, 

must be aware of the exam pattern and the marking scheme so that they can prepare accordingly and attempt more of their mock tests offered by the CET CELL itself. Detailed exam pattern with marking scheme is explained below. Candidates can obtain more details from

MHT CET 2024 will be 3 hours (180 minutes) long without breaks and consist of 2 papers.

Paper 1 Mathematics

Total of 100 questions need to be attempted in 90 minutes carry 2 marks each with No Negtaive Marking

Paper 2 Physics and Chemistry

Total of 100 questions need to be attempted in 90 minutes carry 2 marks each with No Negtaive Marking

Paper 3 Biology

Total 100 questions need to be attempted in 90 minutes carry 2 marks each with No Negtaive Marking

All questions will be of objective type and carry 2 mark for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking for any wrong attempt. There will be no mark for unattempted questions. Candidates can skip a question if do not want to attempt. The computer will not allow any candidate to select more than 1 answer (considering the correct answer).

MHT CET 2024: Syllabus

MHT CET 2024 is conducted once a year and offers a range of excellent programs with a spectrum of specializations. Candidates preparing to pursue Undergraduate Degree Programs in a spectrum of specializations must be familiar with the syllabus of the MHT CET 2024. As per the latest brochure published on the Maharashtra CET CELL official website; the syllabus will be of the 11th and 12th standard of NCERT. However for a better understanding; a detailed syllabus is mentioned below.

Paper 1: Mathematics



Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Differential Calculus

Integral Calculus

Ordinary Differential Equations




Linear Programming

Mathematical Modeling

Paper 2: Physics and Chemistry

Units & Measurement


Newton’s Law of Motion

Impulse and Momentum

Work and Energy

Rotational Motion


Mechanics of Solids and Fluids



Heat and Thermodynamics


Current Electricity

Magnetic Effect of Current

Electromagnetic Induction

Light and Optics

Modern Physics

Electronic Devices

States of Matter

Atomic Structure

Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure


Physical and Chemical Equilibria


Chemical Kinetics

Hydrogen and s- block elements

P- d- and f- block elements

Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons


Organic Compounds with Function Groups containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

Part 3: Biology

Human Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Principles of Inheritance and Variation

Molecular Basis of Inheritance


Human Health and Disease

Photosynthesis in Higher Plants

Respiration in Plants

Body Fluids and Circulation

Excretory Products and their Elimination

Neural Control and Coordination

Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production

Biotechnology and its Application

Biotechnology Principles and Process

Human Physiology

Animal Tissue

Animal Husbandary

Genetics & Biotechnology

Biotechnology in Human Welfare


Cell Biology & Cell Division

Plant Diversity

Plant Anatomy

Plant Morphology

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