Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For Law [MH CET Law]

MH CET LAW 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 20th May 2018 To 21st May 2018
Result Date : 2nd June 2018

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Eligibility Criteria for MH CET Law 2018:

The candidates are required to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The candidates satisfying the following eligibility criteria are eligible for admission to LLB Programmes

  • Candidates of Indian nationality are eligible to apply for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • For LL.B (five-year) programmes, students must have passed their Class 12 or equivalent exam from any recognised board securing 45% marks for general and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates to be eligible for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • For LL.B (Three-year) course, candidates must hold a graduate or post-graduate degree with obtaining minimum 45% marks for general candidate and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates to be eligible for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • Students who are appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • There is no age limit to be eligible for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • If the possesses a 10+2 qualifying certificate through Open University system without having any basic qualifications, the candidate will not be considered eligible for MH CET Law exam.

Maharashtra State Candidates:

Candidates must fulfil one of the below-mentioned conditions to claim Maharashtra State candidature

  • The candidate must possess a domicile of Maharashtra or must be born in Maharashtra.
  • The candidate’s father or mother must be domiciled in the State of Maharashtra
  • An applicant, whose mother/ father is a central government employee. The candidate whose mother/father is working in a Government of India undertaking and their posting is in the State of Maharashtra, or
  • The candidate is eligible if the candidate’s parent (Father/Mother) is an employee of Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking or
  • A candidate who has passed HSC/SSC from a Maharashtra-Karnataka border school and whose mother tongue is Marathi.

Eligibility for Other Category Candidates:

  • All India Candidature- Only Indian nationals are eligible to appear for MH CET Law 2018.
  • Minority Candidates- The Maharashtrian candidates belonging to a specific Linguistic or Religious Minority Community within the state and as mentioned by the Government are eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2018.
  • NRI Candidates- The Non-Resident Indians are eligible to give the MH CET Law 2018.
  • Foreign Students or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
  • Jammu and Kashmir Migrants- The children of citizens of J&K who were migrated to a safer place in Jammu and Kashmir during terrorist attacks in 1990 are eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2018.
    The children of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) sent to combat terrorist activities. The children of staff and officers of Jammu and eligible under this category.

MH CET Law 2018 Reservation:

  • The candidates can claim the MH CET Law 2018 Reservation under various categories. The domiciled candidates have an advantage of a large number of seats over other categories.
  • The categories which can claim the MH CET Law 2018 Reservation are mentioned below:

Sanctioned Intake and Supernumerary Seats

  • The intake of the candidates in the first year of the 3 years or 5 year programme is done as per the competent authority.
  • The supernumerary seats shall be provided to the Private Professional Educational Institutions as per the government policy.

Maharashtra State Candidature Seats

  • The candidates who possess the domicile of Maharashtra are eligible to claim reservation under this category.

All India Candidature Seats

  • The Candidates with Indian nationality can claim Reservation for MH CET Law 2018 under this category.

Minority Quota Seats

  • The candidates who are a resident of Maharashtra and belong to a religious and linguistic minority can claim the reservation under this category.

Institutional Quota Seats

  • Any institution can admit the eligible candidates in the 20% sanctioned seat intake.
  • Maximum 5 seats can be filled by the candidates belonging to the NRI or Foreign Student or OCI or PIO candidates at the institutional level.
  • The candidates must note that the Maharashtrian candidates hold an advantage over other candidates during the allocation of seats.

Supernumerary Seats for Jammu & Kashmir Migrants

  • The candidates mentioned for MH CET Law 2018 Eligibility under the J&K migrants can claim the MH CET Law 2018 Reservation.
  • The seats shall be filled by the competent authority and as per the policy of the Government.

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