Candidates aspiring to appear for MHT-CET need to satisfy certain criteria to be eligible to appear for exam. These criteria, laid down by State Common Entrance Cell, Maharashtra, consist of details about nationality, age limit, type of candidature and other such clauses. It is essential to satisfy these clauses in order to be eligible to appear for the exam and then to get admission into Maharashtra engineering colleges.
As per DTE Maharashtra, 85% of the seats in private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra will be filled through MHT CET, while 15% seats will be filled/reserved for All India Quota based on MHT CET.
Only Indian nationals are eligible under this category.
Candidates should have passed HSC/equivalent exam with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects with any one of the subjects – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects. In these subjects, the candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks (for General Category) and at least 45% marks (for reserved category and PwD candidates) belonging to Maharashtra State only.
Candidates must have passed Diploma in Engineering and secured a minimum of 50 % marks in aggregate (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for reserved/ backward category/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only.
Should have passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized university as defined by UGC with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (for General category) and at least 45% aggregate marks (for backward class/ Persons with Disability) belonging to Maharashtra State only. These candidates should have passed XII class with Mathematics as a subject.
These candidates must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with one of these – Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical/ Vocational subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together
Candidates having domicile of Maharashtra state come under this. These candidates can claim only one type of candidature type. Below are five types of candidatures:
Candidates who are Indian Nationals but don't have a domicile of Maharashtra fall under this category.
Candidates belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from the State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government fall under this category.
Candidates having a Domicile Certificate / Residential Certificate / Residence and Date of Birth Certificate issued from the competent authority other than Maharashtra state are eligible under this category. Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidates will be considered as OMS candidates.
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