MH CET Law Eligibility 2018, Age Limit, Qualification Criteria

MH CET law 2018MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2018 is important to read before applying for exam. If candidate is eligible then only he/she can apply. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for law (MAH CET law) is managed by the Government of Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, Mumbai. MH CET Law entrance exam offers the admission into 5 years of LLB and 3 years of LLB regular programmes. It is a state level entrance exam through which candidates can get admission in various law institutions in the state. In this article, candidates can check the complete MH CET Law 2018 Eligibility Criteria in detail.

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates those fulfill the complete eligibility criteria can appear in the MH CET Law 2018 entrance exam.

Candidature Type:

All India Candidature: Candidates of Indian National & having completed SSC & HSC from outside Maharashtra state belonging to all categories are eligible in this category.

Minority Candidature: Candidates completed SSC & HSC from Maharashtra state  & have Maharashtra domicile or born in Maharashtra belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community within the State as issued by the Government are eligible to apply.

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NRI Candidature: Candidates those fulfill the eligibility clauses given for the NRI candidates are eligible. They don’t have to apply for CET.

Foreign Candidate or OCI or PIO Candidature: Candidates those come under this category can also apply on fulfilling the complete eligibility clauses. They don’t have to apply for CET.

Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidature: The children of citizens, those shifted from Jammu & Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir can apply.

Maharashtra State Candidature: Candidates can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature which is mentioned below.

  • Type A: A candidate who born in Maharashtra or having domicile of Maharashtra.
  • Type B: The father or mother of a candidate is domiciled in the state of Maharashtra.
  • Type C: The father or mother of a candidate is employed in Government of India or posted or reported in duty in Maharashtra state before the last date of submission application form for CAP.
  • Type D: The father or mother of a candidate is an employee of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking.
  • Type E: Candidates those passed SSC or HSC or equivalent examination from a recognized institution from a divided Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

Age Criteria:

  • Lower Age Limit: Candidates age limit should be 20 years (22 years for SC/ST of Maharashtra only) as on 1st July 2018.
  • Upper Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to appear in both the exams.

Qualification Criteria:

For 5 years LLB course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must pass the SSC(+2) or its equivalent examination such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from the recognized board of Maharashtra state or from outside.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have the 45% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam (40% marks for reserved categories of Maharashtra state).
  • Candidates, those complete their 12th class from Distance or Correspondence method, they can also apply. (gap of not less than Two Years between 10th Std. (SSC) and 12th Std.(HSC))
  • Candidates who obtained 10 Std./Secondary Schooling Certificate Examination, in a Single Sitting Examination without having any Basic Qualification (1st To 9th Standard of Schooling) are not eligible.
  • Appearing Candidates are also eligible to apply.

For 3 years LLB course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have the graduate or post graduate degree in any stream from any of the recognized university of Maharashtra or India.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must obtain 45% in the qualifying exam (40% for reserved categories).

Note: Candidates those belong to the outside of Maharashtra state will be eligible to apply and they will be considered as Open Category candidates irrespective of the caste/category.

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  1. Shakeer says:

    I completed my B.Com in 1996 from Bangalore University. I have never studied or stayed in Maharashtra. However, I wish to do my degree in 3 year Law degree course from Maharashtra. Is it possible ? What will the requirements be ? And can I get the links to download the required forms for CET 3 year Law course?

  2. Tejal says:

    I’ve just given my ty exam in april. But my results are not out yet..what should I fill in the qualifications selection of form ?

  3. pradnya kulkarni says:

    My daughter who is a US citizen and has an OCI card appeared for her 10th CBSE board from Pune in 2018 and will also complete her HSC from Pune in 2020. Will she be eligible to appear for CET from Maharashtra in 2020?

  4. pratik k magdum says:

    I completed ssc+ 3 yr diploma in electronics + bachalor of arts in open university .
    so pls tell me that these my qualification is applicable to MHCET LLB 3 yr course ?

  5. Jayman says:

    I did school till 7th. Then 8th, 10th, and 12th from NIOS. then BA in journalism from SMU distant education. Am I eligible for 3 year LLB maharashtra

  6. Harshit says:

    I am from rajasthan. I did my from mumbai. I did my HSC and SSC from rajasthan. I am eligible for maharastra quota ?

  7. dulari says:

    i am a grduate 45% from odisha . can i eligible for mhcet law?

  8. Priyanka Abute says:

    I want to apply for 3 years course for Law, today Mhcet form are released however I’m unable to access any form can h plz tell me exact site

  9. swapnil says:

    hi i have complete my in yashvantrao open university in 2012 of 52% . now can i able apply to llb for 3year course

  10. Vijay says:

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    I later come to know that i am fail ( Project Not Submitted, hence fail in last )in MCom. but the LLB 3 yrs course eligibility criteria is Graduation
    I am having disticion in BCom
    I want to take admission in GLC Mumbai and BCom done though Pune university.

    Is i am eligible to take admission in Mumbai university because i need to submit my project which i do 3-4 month time and i am sure that i will get good marks by Dec

    I am eligible to take admission in GLC Mumbai

    Pleasd help.

  11. Jagannath says:

    Registration date for MH CET LAW is from 16th April.
    I have recently completed my TYBCom exam.
    Can i apply for MH CET LAW for obtaining my final result ????

  12. Shriram lotkar says:

    28 age I have 44.25% in graduation in ycmon university can i appy for 3 years of llb cet 2018

  13. Bhaskar says:

    I did my B.Tech from Maharashtra but HSC ,SSC from outside Maharashtra.Also don’t have domicile of Maharashtra.I need to apply as OMS or Maharashtra candidate for 3 Year LLB?

  14. Shripriya says:

    Respected sir/maam

    My friend has secured 44.5 percent in gradution.
    So can she give 3 year cet or she has to fill 5 year cet form?
    Do reply me asap
    Because today is the last day for 5 year form

  15. Amo Babu Shitap says:

    My age is 32, I have passed SSC in 2nd attempt and passed HSC with 44%.

    I am eligible for the entrance test?

  16. Pramod says:

    I had K.T in one subject in T.Y.….but I hv complete my at 1st attempt. Do I apply for 3 year LLB….

  17. Soniya says:

    My age is 17 and I am appearing 12th so I am eligible for apply or not

  18. SIMA SHINDE says:

    I have completed ssc+ diploma in mechanical can I eligible for law 5 yrs course

  19. PBs says:

    I have passed my HSc last year & graduation not completed am I eligible for llb 3yrs course

  20. Radhika Karekar says:

    I am in my last year and will be appearing my 6th semester next month can I apply for the 3yr entrance exam

  21. Dipu says:

    Hi,pls which documents required for 3years law entrance exam.i am completing my M.B.A in finance

  22. Shanbhu says:

    How many attempts of MH Law CET for open category??

  23. Sachin says:

    I have Completed my graduation with 56% but my i have passed my HSC EXAM with 42%, can i apply CET for 3 year LLB program.

  24. Dympna says:

    Do we need the domicile certificate of Maharastra even if we have the birth certificate of Maharastra when filling the form?

  25. abhay jadhav says:

    i am bcom but pass in second chance sir can i fil cet for 3year course and can i get admission for 3years course

  26. Rajasekhar says:

    Sir, I am Rajasekhar and I am residence of AP STATE,, so Pls send me the details to be eligible for 5 yr llb

  27. Sandeep says:


    I did regular 10th from pune board. Due to some reason i was not able continue my education. Then i applied for Yashwantrao chavan open university. They have there own exam for 12th equivalent. After passed that exam i got admission for BA and i had completed 3yrs BA. Can i eligible for MH CET LAW. BCOZ my pattern is not 10+2+3 in ideal condition.

  28. Sapna says:

    My son born in Mumbai but we live in Gujarat.will he we eligible for domicile seat in my vet law

  29. sandesh says:

    Can last year graduate student can apply exam?

  30. WAJJRANG says:

    I have 44.45% in graduation. Can I apply for 3yr. LLB Course.

  31. Jayaram s shetty says:

    I am graduate from mysore university 1982-83 Bach I have passed In second attempts get 39% marks.can I am eligible for appear for llb enterence exam.

  32. Umang says:

    Is there any age limit for cet exam?

  33. Ayushi says:

    I am from UP. Have pased class 12th from UP and am 20 years old. Am I eligible for mhcet law 5 year law?

  34. Sakshi singh says:

    I am from kolkata….am i eligible for mh cet law 2k18??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      If you have done your schooling form Maharashtra state.

      • Sakshi singh says:

        Bt in the last few line it is mentioned we can applyin open category?????

        Candidates those belong to the outside of Maharashtra state will be eligible to apply and they will be considered as Open Category candidates irrespective of the caste/category…….what abt it??

  35. Qudsiya says:

    I have done my B.A from sikkim manipal university which is diatance can i apply

  36. Tukaramlabade says:

    LLb age of years

  37. Shivam says:

    I am from uttar pradesh………..
    Am i eligible for mhcet 2018 for law

  38. Krish jain says:

    I will be giving my final exam of tybcom in apr or may am i eligible for the entrance test?

  39. Sachin Suhas Biranage says:

    I am government employee so can I do law while working in job?please give me information about it.

  40. Ruchi says:

    I am at final year mcom regular (choice base) can I do mcom along with llb in

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