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 should be satisfying the following eligibility criteria:

  • Indian nationality candidates are eligible to apply for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • For LL.B (five-year) programme, the candidate should have passed Class 12 or equivalent exam from any recognised board with minimum 45% marks ( 40% for SC/ST) to get eligible for the MH CET Law 2018 entrance exam. 
  • For LL.B (Three-year) course, candidates should have graduate or post-graduate degree with minimum 45% marks for general candidate and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates to be eligible for the MH CET Law 2018 exam. 
  • The candidates who are appearing in the above qualifying exam in 2018 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 candidate has 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:

  • Only the candidates with Indian nationality 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 also 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 staff and officers of Jammu and eligible under this category.
  • The children of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) sent to combat terrorist activities.

MH CET Law 2018 Reservation:

  • The candidates can claim the MH CET Law 2018 Reservation under various categories. however, 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 candidate's admission in the first year of the 3 years or 5 year programme is done as per the competent authority.
  • The Private Professional Educational Institutions as per the government policy provides the supernumerary seats.

Maharashtra State Candidature Seats:

  • The candidates who have 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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