Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For Law [MH CET Law]

MH CET LAW 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 6th May 2018 To 6th May 2018
Result Date : 28th May 2018

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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.

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) 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.

Discussion Forum View all 14 Questions

hello, I m a housewife with 52.28% scores while graduation in 2003. I want to go for law. But will it be difficult to attend lectures regularly? Can I pursue law now? Also, want to do it from recognised university.

Asked By: meghna,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, it is possible for you to pursue your Law dreams even after the long break through MH CET Law.

As there are no age bars for the exam, and as you have the basic eligibility qualifications required for MH CET Law, such as:

  • Candidates of Indian nationality are eligible to apply for the MH CET Law 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 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. 
  • Students who are appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the MH CET Law exam. 
  • There is no age limit to be eligible for the 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.

The lectures may be difficult to cope up with at times, but with regular practise you know you can do it yourself.

You need to score well to get into the recognised universities like the NLU's.

So, make sure you prepare well for MH CET Law.

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What is the eligibility criteria for the MH CET Law 2017?

Asked By: Ramya T,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

MH CET LAW 2017 Eligibility is:

  • Eligibility criteria regarding Nationality: The candidate should be an Indian national.
  • Eligibility criteria regarding qualification for the five-year law programme: The candidate must have passed 12th standard or any equivalent examination from any recognised board. The candidate should have scored minimum 45% marks in the qualifying examination. (minimum 40% marks for the SC/ST category candidates).
  • Eligibility criteria regarding qualification for the three-year programme:  The candidate must have passed 12th standard or any equivalent examination from any recognised board. The candidate should have scored minimum 45% marks in the qualifying examination. (minimum 40% marks for the SC/ST category candidates).
  • Students who are appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible.
  • Eligibility criteria regarding age limit: There is no age limit.
  • Candidates who possess a 10+2 qualifying certificate through Open University system without having any basic qualifications will not be eligible.
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I have mark sheet of 10th but not the mark sheet of 12th because I failed in 12th. Now I'm appearing of TYBcom 2016 - 2017 at Yashwantrao Chawan Open Maharashtra University. Am I eligible to give MH CET 2017?

Asked By: sukhveer kaur,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The basic Eligibility Criteria for LLM through MH CET Law are as follows:

  • Candidates who are of Indian Nationality are eligible to apply for MH CET Law exam.
  • For LL.B (Five years) programmes, students must have passed 12th 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 exam. 
  • For LL.B (Three years) 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. 
  • 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. 

You must make sure that you qualify these to be eligible for MH CET Law.

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