Eligibility Criteria for MH CET Law:
The candidates satisfying the following eligibility criteria are eligible for admission to LLB Programs:
- Candidates of Indian nationality are eligible to apply for the MH CET Law exam.
- There are no age criteria for MH CET Law 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.
- 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 exam.
- For LL.B (five-year) programs, students must have passed their Class 12 or equivalent exam from any recognized board to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MH CET Law 2018.
- Candidates must secure 45% marks for general and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates to satisfy the eligibility for the MH CET Law exam.
- Students who are appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the 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 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MH CET Law 2018.
- The candidate’s father or mother must be domiciled in the State of Maharashtra to satisfy the eligibility criteria to write MH CET 2018.
- The candidate whose mother/father is working in a Government of India undertaking and their posting is in the State of Maharashtra, or an applicant, whose mother/ father is a central government employee.
- The candidate is eligible if the candidate’s parent (Father/Mother) is an employee of Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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) are also eligible to apply for MH CET 2018.
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:
All India Candidature Seats:
- The candidates with Indian nationality can claim Reservation for MH CET Law 2018 under this category.
Sanctioned Intake and Supernumerary Seats
- The intake of the candidates in the first year of the 3 years or 5 year program 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.
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.
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.