MH CET 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus, Type & Mode

MH CET 2020 Exam PatternMH CET 2020 Exam Pattern contain details about mode of exam, number of questions, marking scheme, and complete exam pattern. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is administered by Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai. It is a state level entrance exam through which admissions will be offered in the professional first year degree courses in the field of Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture and Pharmacy. It also provide the five years of Pharm.D course. It is also known by the name of MHT CET through which candidates can get admission in various engineering and medical institutions of Maharashtra State. In this article, candidates can check the details of MH CET 2020 Exam Pattern. 

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MH CET Exam Pattern 2020

In this section, candidates can check the complete exam pattern of MH CET 2020.

  • Date of Examination: The written exam will be conducted in various exam centers of Maharashtra state from 1st, 2nd, 4th to 9th October 2020 for PCB and 12th to 16th, 19th & 20th October 2020 for PCM.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode (Computer based mode).
  • Answering Mode: Candidates must use black ink ball point pen to mark their answers.
  • No. of Papers: There is a total of three papers.
  • Total Marks: Each paper will be consisting of 100 marks.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will be comprised of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Time & Duration of Examination: There will be three papers which is one and half hour (90 minutes) for each paper.
  • Language of Question Paper: Mathematics will be asked in English language only. The medium of examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Choices for Answering Questions: Candidates have to attempt all questions.
  • Marking Scheme: In Mathematics, for the correct answer, 2 marks will be allotted to the candidates. For other subjects, one mark will be given to the candidates for the correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in the circle the wrong option.



No. of Question (MCQ) Based on

Total Marks

Class XI

Class XII

Paper 1





Paper 2








Paper 3

Biology (Botany)




Biology (Zoology)



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Syllabus of Examination

The  MH CET 2020 Syllabus is comprised of the subjects which are included in the above exam pattern. Questions will be asked same as per the current year of HSC (10+2) & class 11th of HSC Board of Maharashtra. The 20% weightage is given to the class 11th syllabus & 80% weightage is given to class 12th syllabus.

Some Instructions for Attempting the Exam

  • The candidates those seeking admission to the Engineering and Technology courses have to must attend the Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • The candidates those seeking admission to Pharmacy or Pharm.D should appear for Paper 2 as well as in Paper 1 and/ or Paper 3.
  • A separate OMR answer sheet will be provided to the candidates for each paper. After completion of the exam, candidates have to hand over the OMR answer sheet to the invigilator.
  • Candidates have to circle the correct answer from given option with black ballpoint pen.
  • Once candidate will circle the answer, he/she cannot change the answer later on.
  • Candidates cannot use another method of marking such as dot, tick, half circle, etc. It will be considered as invalid answer.

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    1. Vrushali patil says:

      During filling the CET form i have selected all 4 subjects i.e. physics,chemistry,maths, biology. So now how will be my pattern of exam and how the marks will be distributed for each subject?

    2. Kajal Gupta says:

      His I am Kajal
      I want to ask you …
      Can I give in 1 subject examination

    3. Parvez Sayyad says:

      What are the opportunities are there if I gave CET of Biology. I want to be a pharmacist what should I. Which exam I should give

    4. Narendra Thakur says:

      If you take pcmb in mht cet, engineering admission does just hold pcm marks it is true or wrong

    5. Santoshinipadhi says:

      Hii I m from odisha can I write MHA CET
      I want to write MAT CET for b.pharma so is it compulsory to attempt mathematics paper

    6. Neha Vasavada says:

      Exam will be conducted online. We are staying in Gujarat at Baroda.

      We want to appear MHCET exam & We know details are available on the website but still if we want to visit centre than where & to whom we can meet?
      Can we give exam from Baroda online?

    7. Shubham Phatangare says:

      Please make update me on time via sms or email 🙏

    8. Shaikh namrah says:

      Which type of process on online exam…allowed to solve the que on paper..and this is the online exam so in ur instruction u write full the circle black or blue but on computer u tik the answer not fillup not using pen.plz clear my doubts..

    9. Sakshi says:

      I want to know, all three papers are compulsory….

    10. Khalid Ansari says:

      I want to do D.pharma how much marks i scored in cet for good college plzz reply

    11. Abhishek Surve says:

      I am Maharashtrian but I live in MP,do mhcet consider more Maharashtrian students than other states students,if yes, then please tell the requirements for Maharashtrian .

    12. RAHUL MORE says:

      sir i am doing an engineering 1st year can i able to attend the exam please reply me

    13. Jisha mariyam joseph says:

      Iam from it possible for me to write this exam as well as it is a state level exam

    14. Nadeem says:

      We will get 180 min for paper 1and2

    15. Usama says:

      In which mode mh cet 2019 is conducted ? please give me your answer

    16. Dhondiba Madhukar Dhawale says:

      B pharmcy 2019 admission are conducted for which exam.
      MH cet syllable of 2019 exam.

    17. Diksha says:

      Will CET be there in 2020??

    18. Mrunali says:

      Is it compulsory to attend the all three papers -paper1,paper 2, paper3 for Mhcet

    19. Sakshi says:

      If I am going for medicals,so is it compulsory to give maths paper? Can I drop maths paper in mht-cet exams?

    20. Shital Patle says:

      MHT CET is a good option for doing B Pharmacy.

    21. Srushti narkar says:

      Will mh-cet be held in 2018 ??

    22. Pranav vitankar says:

      I have got 68 mark in pcm group and 88 in pcb group which should be allot me this mark can i give goverment enggering

    23. Yugal balpande says:

      Sir i want to do BSC agriculture in MH.It is copmlsary to give MHCET exam

    24. Vinay says:

      MB MM BB exam centers
      What is this

    25. Rush says:

      Sir, we have selected pcmb in exam but we have not interested for pcmb so i will solve only pcb

    26. Ritiks Soni says:

      Is it necessary for a non maths to attend the maths ppr too… n be on time on the exam… means if i come directly for paper 2 is it ohk?

    27. Mayur Jadhav says:

      What’s the exam time for PCB group student??

    28. Mayur Jadhav says:

      I choosed PCMB group but I don’t want to give maths paper ….so, will I drop the maths paper??

    29. mayur says:

      Approx merit is what?

    30. Vishal says:

      CET is based on cbse or ssc?

    31. Your Name...Anwar says:

      PCMB candidate can give CET

    32. prinshu rastogi says:

      Sir.. my subjects are PCM, I’m unable to prepare paper 3

    33. Prabhat says:

      Sir, I am giving mathematics paper
      Chemistry and physics as well as biology but i want to do engineering. so can i skip biology paper will it affect my overall ranking

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        Candidates, those apply for engineering, they only have to appear for paper 1 (mathematics) & paper 2 (physics & chemistry).

    34. Raksha says:

      Sir I want admission in BAMS. how much marks are needed in mht cet 2018 for getting admission in a government college .
      I have taken print out of admit card in black and white. is it kk.????

    35. Akash maske says:

      There is necessary all 3 paper should be attempt or not?

    36. Anwar hussain says:

      Is there any negative marking in the marking scheme of mhtcet?

    37. anuja shinde says:

      is maths nessesary for this exam

    38. Pallavi says:

      I’m having pcmb grp will I have give p1 p2 p3 on a single day
      Plz reply me

    39. nadeem faneeband says:

      can we change the medium of question paper from urdu to english

    40. Sonali says:

      Sir when admission start for pharmacy after CET exam and have group PCB or pcm??

    41. Aahana says:

      Is there break between papers?:D

    42. Himanshu Daharwal says:

      Will the marks of paper 3 decide the cutoff for pcm group

    43. Himanshu Daharwal says:

      I am from pcm grp so what about my paper3

    44. Pramod says:

      Neet exam question takes from CBSE board syllabus or HSC board?

    45. Juveriya says:

      I hv selected PCMB, but now I want to change my topics, can I change my topics PCB only ??

    46. supriya says:

      i fill pcmb grp but now i am not intrested in maths can i leave maths in exam

    47. Mahavir says:

      Sir, I fill up the form.But in form i had fill up all subjects.But i want to do pharmacy.If there is an effect in my admission process,If i had get low marks in maths,and my result will down.
      Please help me

    48. Nitesh says:

      They will provide us black pen or we have to take

    49. md sajjad says:

      The deficulty of cet and jee are same or different

    50. shweta says:

      What is the marking scheme for pcmb group

    51. Sheetal says:

      My subject is physics chemistry and biology so what my paper date and pattern please tell me

    52. Abhay Bhangrath says:

      My subjects are PCB . I dont take Math in mh-cet exam .then what is my paper 1

    53. pratik says:

      Will there be negative marking for cet

    54. Namrata sathe says:

      Books mhtcet 2008 are sufficient for study mhtcet 2018 exams??

    55. Ahmed Ranasariya says:

      I want to go in pharmacy field so which subject I choose PCM OR PCB

    56. Varsha sharma says:

      I want syllabus of cet exam 2018 and structure of addmition and fees

    57. Bhoomi says:

      What is the marking scheme for pcmb group?

    58. rahul pagar says:

      i am native of Maharashtra and now living in Chennai.
      Can I write my CAT exam in Chennai on 10th May 2018?

    59. Sudha says:

      on 10th may there is neet exam is conducted and on same day cet is arranged too . how is that possible?

    60. Khyati Gupta says:

      I would like to see the sample paper of entrance exam

    61. Your Name... says:

      but the exams dates are same of neet as well as mht-cet.plz try to change the exams dates and plz reply me….
      and update all the info.realted exams

    62. Your Name... says:

      date of apllication pl update it.. as soon as possible. and some additional info. for PCB students of various courses

    63. Pratiksha Rodewad says:

      They wrote wrong information about marking scheme. in mathematics 2marks for each question and they gave as 4 marks. plz correct it.

    64. Yash Dewangan says:

      I am domicile of mp state. Can i will appear in ibid exam? Any weightage or seat reserved for other states candidate?

    65. manish patil says:

      I lives in MP state
      so can I also aply for MHT CET 2018

    66. shivpratapsingh says:

      Sir my state is up . Then apply mhcet exam.

    67. Akash says:

      Will mht cet level as difficult as jee main

    68. siddhant says:

      is the question is cet are asper jee level??

    69. Kingre shubham gajanan says:

      Sir i want to know that have mht cet become compulsary to take admission for bsc agri?

    70. Tanmay says:

      What if the person has given PCB and he want to give CET exam but not

    71. Abhay Satishrao Motaphale says:

      Will there JEE main(national level) and MHT CET (state level) both entrance exam for engineering in 2018???and distinguish between syllabus of CET and JEE main….. Plz reply to E-mail ID.waiting..

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        JEE main is the different exam and cet exam is different. Through jee you can get admission in anywhere in engineering college in India and through mh cet you can get admission in Maharashtra state.

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