Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For Law [MH CET Law]


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

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Application forms, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for MH CET Law:

MH  CET Law Exam:

  • MH CET Law 2018  is a state level entrance exam for law aspirants.
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET Law) is conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell.
  • The candidates can get the admission in law courses, such as LL.B (3 years) and LL.B (Integrated-5 years).
  • On the basis of the MH CET LLB entrance test score, candidates will be admitted to around 10,000 five-year integrated and 15,000 three-year LLB seats of the various government law colleges.
  • There are 12 Law Universities/Colleges of Maharashtra which will participate in MH CET Law.
  • Candidates will be tested on various topics such as Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning and English.

Application Form for MH CET Law 2018:

  • The application form for MH CET Law 2018 available on the official website from 31st March 2018  till 1st May 2018.
  • Candidates can fill the application form online from the official websites.
  • The candidates are requested to recheck the filled details before submitting the forms.
  • To know about how to fill application form candidate can click on application process
  • The candidates have to pay the application form fees, the application fee for general category candidates is INR 650 (INR 350 for reserved category).
  • The candidate can get more details about the application form and payment ways by clicking on the application form

Admit Card for MH CET Law 2018:

  • The admit card for MH CET Law 2018 will be available on the official website.
  • The admit card will be available 9th May 2018.
  • The candidates who filled the application form can download the admit card from the official website.
  • The admit card is equivalent to the hall ticket.
  • It is mandatory to carry admit card along with identity card to the examination hall,  failing in it the candidate will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • Candidates can click on admit card for more details about the admit card.

Books for MH CET Law 2018: 

  • The list of important books which candidates can refer for scoring good marks in MH CET Law 2018.
  • As the difficulty level of the exam is high, choosing right books becomes one of the crucial factors.
  • Candidates are advised to solve mock papers to understand the difficulty level of the exam.
  • To know about the books click on Reference books.
  • Candidate can also refer different books apart from the books listed on the list.

Counselling for MH CET Law 2018:

  • Candidates can register themselves if they clear the set cut off.
  • The process of counselling starts from 7th June 2018
  • Seat allotment process takes place in online mode through Centralised Admission Process (CAP).
  • Candidates applying in online counselling process can choose between Freeze and Float options to mark preferred colleges. 
  • Candidates have to register themselves for the counselling process by paying the counselling registration fees.
  • To know more about Freeze, Float, and counselling process click on counselling.
  • MH CET Law scores are taken into consideration by many governments and private law colleges.

Eligibility criteria for MH CET Law 2018:

  • The candidate must satisfy the eligibility criteria to write MH CET Law 2018.
  • To know about the eligibility criteria in detail candidates can click on eligibility criteria.
  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • The candidate must be completed their 10+2 with minimum 45% aggregate.
  • Relaxation in aggregate is provided to the reserved categories.
  • Candidates appearing in 12th in 2018 are also eligible for MH CET Law 2018.
  • There are no age limit criteria for MH CET Law 2018.

Exam Pattern of MH CET Law 2018:

  • The Exam is will be an online method.
  • The duration of exam is 2 hrs and maximum marks are 150.
  • MH CET Law conducts in 2 language English and Marathi.
  • The exam comprises of objective type questions with different sections.
  • Candidates can click on exam pattern to know examination pattern in detail.

Result for MH CET Law 2018:

  • This entrance test will be conducted in various centres of Maharashtra on 20th May 2018.
  • The result of MH CET Law 2018 declares few weeks after the exam.
  • This year the result of MH CET Law declares on 2nd June 2018.
  • Candidate can see their result from the official websites. 
  • The candidates are requested to take the printout of the result.

Syllabus for MH CET Law 2018:

  • The Syllabus for MH CET Law includes Legal Aptitude, General Knowledge, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, English, Basic Mathematics.
  • Candidate should follow the latest syllabus, as every year the examination authority make changes in the syllabus.
  • candidate can see the full detailed syllabus for MH CET Law 2018 by clicking on the syllabus.

Important Details regarding for MH CET Law:

Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For Law

Also Known as




Conducting Authority

Government of Maharashtra

Course offered



MAH CET 2018 Exam Highlights:


Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.

Conducted By

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra

Exam Type

State Level Under Graduate


LLB programmes (3-year and 5-year integrated)



Exams Involved



Exam Type

Objective (MCQs)

Official Address to HQ

The Directorate Of Technical Education

No. 3, Mahapalika Marg,

Opp. Metro Cinema,

Dhobi Talao,

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area,

Mumbai - 400001

Phone: 022 2264 1150 

MH CET Law Seats and Reservation:

DHE Maharashtra will be offering reservation benefits to candidates belonging to the reserved categories including SC, ST, and OBC.

However, they should belong to the Maharashtra state, which means a candidate from any of these reserved categories but belonging to other state or Union Territory of India will not be able to avail the benefits and will be treated as General/ Open Category candidates.

The following percentage of seats will be reserved for each of these categories:

  • OBC – 27% of total seats
  • SC   – 15% of total seats
  • ST   – 7.5% of total seats

NEWS for MH CET Law 2018 

  • Directorate of Higher Education (DHE) Maharashtra has announced MH CET Law Mock Test on April 24.
  • Candidates who will be appearing in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law (MH CET Law) this year can practice for the state level law exam through the official mock test of MH CET Law.
  • The State Common Entrance Test Cell of Government of Maharashtra on recommendations of previous year’s MH CET Law test takers and their parents introduces the MH CET Law mock test links for each of the undergraduate law entrances– five-year integrated and three-year LLB programmes.
  •  The registration process for MHT CET Law 2018 will begin in the month of March 2018.

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MH CET LAW 2018 Important Dates

                                                    MH CET Law 2018 Important Dates Summary

The important dates for MH CET Law 2018 given below:

  • Candidates can apply for application form online from the official website from 31st March 2018.
  • Candidates can fill the application form till 1st May 2018.
  • Candidates who filled the application form can download his/ her admit card from 9th May 2018.
  • MH CET Law 2018 exam will be held on 20th May 2018.
  • MH CET Law 2018 declares on 2nd June 2018.
  • Candidates qualify the cut-off can apply for counselling process from 7th June 2018.

MH CET LAW 2018 Eligibility

                                                    Eligibility Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

Nationality and Domicile of the candidates:

  • Nationality: All Indian candidates can apply for this exam.
  • NRI: NRI candidates, those fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by the authority are eligible to apply.
  • Minority: The candidates belonging to any religious or linguistic community under the state of Maharashtra can apply for this exam.
  • Foreign/OCI/PIO: Candidates belonging to these three categories are eligible to apply.
  • J&K Migrants: The children’s of citizens of J&K who has been displaced due to terrorist activities.
  • Domicile: The candidates belonging to Maharashtra state or born in Maharashtra are eligible to apply. Candidates those parents are working here and are born in the state can also eligible to apply.

Education Qualification for the Candidates:

  • For LLB (3 Year): Must pass in Graduation/Post Graduation in any discipline from any recognized university.
  • For LLB (5 Year): The candidates should have cleared 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Percentage: 45% marks for general candidates and 40% marks for SC & ST candidates.

MH CET LAW 2018 Application Process

                                                    Application Process Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • The application form of MH CET Law 2018 will be available in online mode only.
  • The MH CET Law application form will be released.
  • The MH CET LLB application process can be divided into steps.

MH CET Law 2018  application process:

  • Step 1: Register for the test to obtain registration number and password.
  • Step 2: Fill the MH CET Law 2018 application form.
  • Step 3: Upload Scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Step 4: Pay the Application Fee.

MH CET LAW 2018 Application Form Details

                                            Application Form Details Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • MH CET Law 2018  Application form will be available only through online mode.
  • Candidates can access the application form from the website.
  • Enter all the required details such as personal, academic, communication, etc.
  • Candidates have to pay the application fee through online mode.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned photograph and signature.

Application Fee for the MH CET Law 2018 

  • The application fee is INR 650/- for general candidates.
  • For reserved categories, the application fee should be INR 350/-.
  • The fee payment can be done via online mode through net banking/credit card/debit card.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.

MH CET LAW 2018 Admit Card

                                                        Admit Card Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • Admit card will available on the website.
  • The admit card for MH CET law is an important document and will be issued online two weeks prior to the exam date.
  • A notification regarding the availability of MH CET LLB hall ticket will be sent to the registered email address or mobile number of the candidate.
  • Without hall ticket, no candidate will allow entering in the exam centre.
  • Candidates can use their date of birth/registration number/password/roll no. to download their admit card.

Steps to download the Admit card for MH CET Law 2018 

  • Firstly, aspirants have to go to the official website of MH CET Law. 
  • Then aspirants have to click on the appropriate link to MH CET Law 2018 Admit card.
  • The next step is to enter their login details including the registration number and Password/Date of Birth.
  • The aspirants need to download and print the MH CET Law 2018 Admit Card for further reference.


MH CET LAW 2018 Exam Pattern

                                            Exam Pattern Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • The test will be held online and the questions will be in English and Marathi.
  • The exam duration is two hours and in both the MH CET 5-year and 3-year LLB entrance test there will be 150 Multiple Choice Questions.
  • For each correct attempt, candidates will be awarded 1 mark while there is no negative marking for wrong answers.



Total number of Questions

3-year LLB

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge with Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, English and Mathematical Aptitude


5-year LLB

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge with CurrentAffairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning and English


MH CET LAW 2018 Syllabus

                                                         Syllabus Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • MH CET Law entrance examination contains the syllabus of subjects related to the law.
  • With the help of the syllabus of MH CET Law 2018  (3-year and 5-year integrated), The candidate will become familiar with the various topics and sub-topics on which questions will be based.
  • DHE Maharashtra will release the details about MH CET Law 2018.

Both the 3-year and 5-year integrated MH CET Law 2018 entrance test will have questions on topics as

  • Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning
  • General Knowledge with Current Affairs
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning
  • English

MH CET LAW 2018 Results

                                                         Results Summary for MH CET Law 2018

  • DHE Maharashtra will announce the MH CET LLB result within two weeks after the conduct of the test.
  • The MH CET Law 2018  Admit Card is available at the official website.

Candidates can follow steps indicated below to download the MH CET Law 2018 Admit card.

  • Visit the official site
  • Enter “Application Number” and “Date of Birth” as a password.
  • Click on the link “Download Admit Card”.
  • Download and save MH CET Law 2018 Admit Card.
  • Take Printouts of MH CET Law 2018 Admit card for future reference.

MH CET LAW 2018 Counselling

                                                         Counseling Summary for MH CET Law 2018 

  • Candidates are required to register for the MH CET Law counselling process after the results are announced.
  • The counselling process takes place in online mode through Centralised Admission Process (CAP). 
  • Candidates seeking admissions to five-year integrated and three-year LLB programmes can register through the official 

For every MH CET Law 2018  counselling round, the following process will be followed:

  • Issuance of category-wise seat matrix for CAP rounds
  • Release of CAP information brochure
  • Eligible candidates can fill the Online option form to participate in the CAP rounds
  • Display of Provisional merit lists and candidates can Submit grievances (if any)
  • Release of Final Merit Lists
  • Confirmation of Online option form
  • Release of Provisional Allotment list of CAP Rounds which will indicate the allotted institute and course
  • Candidates must report and accept the offered seat as per allotment at the reporting centre

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