MH CET Law 2021 Eligibility, Age Limit, Qualification Criteria – Get Here

MH CET Law 2021 EligibilityMH CET Law 2021 Eligibility Criteria must be checked by the students 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 & 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 Eligibility Criteria 2021.

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MH CET Law 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates those fulfill the complete eligibility criteria can appear in the MH CET Law 2021 entrance exam. Candidates must check the given below eligibility before filling the MH CET Law 2021 Application form.

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.

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 2021. For 3 year LLB age limit will be 30 year (35 years for SC/ST of Maharashtra only).
  • 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 (42% for OBC/ SCB/ VJNT & 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 have obtained 45% in the qualifying exam (42% marks for VJNT, SBC and OBC, Category and 40% for ST/SC category).
  • Distance/ Correspondence: Students who have obtained 10+2 Pass certificate or first degree certificate by distance or correspondence method are also eligible to apply.
  • Students passed qualifying exam (10+2, U.G. & P.G.) in a single sitting exam without having basic qualification of 10+2+3 is not eligible. 10+2 is the basic qualification for LLB 3 yrs course.

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.

If you have any query related to the MH CET Law 2021 Eligibility, you may ask us by leaving your queries in the given below comment box.

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  1. Sameer says:

    I have completed my degree from mumbai university having 49% in Tyba but cumulative marks from fyba to tyba my percentage is 43:95% but in MBA i have above 70% marks the university is approved by UGC but not showing in CET FORM submission website. with this cumulative marks on submission process of website its showing not eligible for admission, please assist what can be done in this.

  2. Abd says:

    Can i apply for cet exams if i have done my 12th std from home science stream

  3. Bharti sahu says:

    I have not got any update regarding CAP after passing CET llb 3 years exam with 56 marks. How can I apply now? Pls suggest I want to study LLB 3years cours.

  4. Azmi nasrullah s says:

    I am 44 yr old and taking admission to llb 3 years will i practice after 3 years in court

  5. Ashish says:

    Sir, i scored 54 marks in law cet for 3 year law and i am belong to sc category so can i get admission

  6. Shoeb kazi says:

    To take admission in llb3 year what is the passing marks in cet llb3 exam

  7. Sanjay says:

    Is it negative mark for cet llb 3 yrs exam

  8. anil says:

    I have done diploma in instrumentation. i have not done 12th std . can i apply for llb 3 year program.

  9. Dimple Patil says:

    I directly did the preparatory exam from Yashwantrao Chavan university which is equivalent to 12th. Then I completed my BA from Yeshwantrao Chavan University. Thereafter I completed my MA from University from Mumbai.
    Can I apply for 3 years LLB course?

  10. Aarti kishor nemade says:

    If i have atkt in second year ad there is one year gap but later on i passed my graduation 2003 now i want to take admission for law three year course can i get admit card for mhcet exam

  11. Unknown says:

    can a B.E/ final year appearing student appear for Law 3rd year CET exam.

  12. Rubina tabassum says:

    My age is 44 years can I apply for llb course

  13. Rubina tabassum says:

    Rubina My age is 44 years can I apply for llb course

  14. Rakhi says:

    I’m born outside India and I’ve been living In mumbai since 14years. Due to some reasons my domicile certificate couldn’t be made. Is it necessary for 3yrs LLB?

  15. Swetha vaishnavi says:

    How to fill a form of mhcet law exam for 3 years LLB from government college

  16. Prajwal Raskar says:

    My age is 44 years can I apply for llb course

  17. Vk says:

    Hi, I have 40% in HSC and from NT cast. May I eligible for 5 years law?

  18. Vk says:

    Hi, I have 40% in HSC, n I m from NT cast, may I eggligible for 5 years law, pls update for yr-2021

  19. Vk says:

    Hi, I have 40% in HSC, can I apply for 5 years law cet exam, I m from NT cast

  20. rajesh mandavkar says:

    I passed in graduation in passed class in the year 1999, less than 45%. may I eligible for 3 yeears LLB cet

  21. Gaurav shinde says:

    Respected Sir,
    I am graduated with 42% in B.COM and I am from General Open Category student. What can I do Please inform me.
    Waiting for your reply.
    I would like to appear for the MHCET Law Examinatioon-2021

  22. ASMITA MISHRA says:


  23. Shriya says:

    Hello I wanted to apply for LLB 3 years I have done my 10th and 12th from Maharashtra university and graduation from Annamalai university but I haven’t received my marksheet from college yet they are giving excuses can I still apply for 3 years llb?

  24. snehal sakpal says:

    hello, I am Bsc student. mujhe LLB for 3 years ka form fill up krna hai ,mujhe link nhi mil rhi you can please help me or send me the link.

  25. Shayra Banta says:

    If I have done my graduation from overseas (i.e. Bachelors from United States), am I eligible to sit for the MH Law CET exam? I am an Indian citizen with domicile in Maharashtra.

  26. Somesh says:

    I have done my graduation B. Com (A&F) from IGNOU in collaboration with ICAI where I was only required to give exam once. The numbers obtained in CPT/IPCC exam of ICAI and internship experience are taken into account for issuing degree and marksheet. Am I eligible for 3 year LLB course from Mumbai University?

  27. Hemant Sankhe says:

    I am engineering graduate i.e. B.E. I have scored 48% marks in multiple attempts. May I eligible for course 3 yrs LLB ?

  28. Mathew says:

    I’ve done HSC from NIOS ON 2013. Am I eligible?

  29. Raju Prabhakar Nalawade says:

    When are the cet exam

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have release any dates for 2021 session, so please wait patently and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  30. Rahul Trivedi says:

    I have given mhcet law 3yr and currently waiting for the college allotment list to be announced and I am also pursuing mcom correspondence from Mumbai university and I have cleared part 1 of mcom so is it possible to do both the degrees simultaneously and what should I do about transfer certificate as I am mcom as well.

  31. pranab kumar dey says:


    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Authority will release the list of participating candidates in the information brochure, so please wait for it and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  32. SR jadhav says:

    I had completed my in the year 2012 in the grade of pass class, Can I apply for llb Cet Exam.

  33. Sameer Agiwale says:

    I am B. A. graduate from YCMOU in distance education 50% marks, can I eligible for LLB

  34. Harsh gupta says:

    Can I take admission in 3years llb after Dpharm Diploma (2years) course

  35. Amit says:

    I have completed my BCOM with 44%, however i have completed DLL with 55% from Pune university, shall i eligible for MH CET under open category.

  36. Madhuri Arun Nagare says:

    Sir my education 10/1993
    BA /2005 open university MA /2016 Pune University and 12/2018 can ineligible to llb three years course

  37. Pranali kode says:

    I get 43 marks in llb 3 year exam.. can I get admission to any Mumbai collage in OBC

  38. Khatal says:

    Law 3 years cet la passing kiti marks cha ahe

  39. Akansha says:

    3 year llb passing marks??

  40. Janice Alva says:

    Hello, I’m a BA graduate in Eco, M.A. in Eng Literature and B.Ed. and have scored 59 in MH-CET. Is my CET score acceptable or qualifying to get an admission.

  41. vidya says:

    i got 39 marks on llb 3years 2020 i am belong OBC catergory, am i passed or failed??

  42. Rakhi das says:

    Sir am appearing my s.y.bcom and am 22 years old can I apply for clat is there any age criteria please help me out so I can prepare for my entrance exam
    Is am eligible for the entrance exam ?

  43. Mohammed Zeeshan says:

    Ongoing 3rd year Under graduate students of 2021 can apply for this entrance examination???

  44. Dhara Dave says:

    Sir, I hv completed my 12th securing 69 percent and in ty bcom only 35percent please guide me m i eligible for entrance exam of law. If secured 45percent can I go for 3 years of llb and 2 years of llM I hv completed 35 years of age. I hv also done 1 year diploma course of bachelor of business administration after tybcom

  45. Gargu says:

    What is the passing mark for cet? To get admission

  46. Sir I had completed Bcom with 62 % in second attempt. Am I eligible to write mhcet law entrance exam of 3 years says:

    Sir I had completed my Bcom with 62% in Second Attempt. Am I eligible for the mhcet law entrance exam?

  47. Rooshan says:

    I am pass my sy bcom can I apply for mha cet law

  48. kumaresan p says:

    hi sir i am completed sslc and diploma and BE MECHANICAL ENGINEER,so tell me sir shall iam eligible for LLB3yr course.i dnt stydied 12th std

  49. Shubham mohod amravati says:

    I have fail in 12th but i have completed my graduation from open university so can i gate admission to three years law

  50. Naveen says:

    Iam from telangana
    I completed my
    From dr br Ambedkar Open University
    Can I apply for 3 year llb

  51. Sayeed says:


    I missed to apply for MH Cet, how can i appear for Exam, else how can I get admission of 5 year LLB.

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