Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State has released an official notification regarding MHT CET 2019 exam. As per the notification, a few changes to be made in MHT CET. From the year 2019 onward, the exam would be conducted in online mode. DTE Maharashtra has also released syllabus and marking scheme for the Computer Based Test (CBT) MHT CET 2019. The schedule for the entrance test is yet to be released by the conducting body; however, based on last year’s admission schedule, the online mode application process is expected to begin in February 2019.
Till the year 2018, MHT CET exam was conducted in offline mode only but the candidates going to take up MHT CET exam in 2019 will take up the exam in online mode only. According to the released official notification, MHT CET exam will have total 3 papers and exam papers will have multiple choice question type questions. Paper I will be Mathematics, paper II will be Physics and Chemistry, and Paper III will be Biology (Zoology and Botany).
Each paper will carry 100 marks and will have objective questions and each paper will contain 100 marks. In case of Mathematics, the question paper will have 50 questions carrying 2 marks each thus making the total 100 marks. Paper II and III will be carrying 100 objective questions carrying 1 mark each. In MHT CET 2019 exam, there will be no negative marking. Difficulty level of mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects will be of JEE Main 2019 level and the difficulty level of Biology paper will be of NEET 2019 exam level. So, the candidates are suggested to go through the syllabus of these both exam as determined by NTA.
The questions in the MHT CET 2019 exam would be asked from the syllabus determined by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education for the students of class 11th & 12th. The examination conducting body that is Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra has clearly mentioned in the released notification that the question in MHT CET 2019 exam would be asked from both class 11 and class 12. Approximately 20% question will be asked from class 11th syllabus and 80% questions will be asked from class 12th syllabus.
While the question paper will cover entire syllabus of class 12, only certain topics from class 11 syllabus will be covered in the question paper. Students can find the syllabus and marking scheme details for MHT CET 2019 on the official website for Maharashtra CET and also our separate page for MHT CET Syllabus 2019 and MHT CET Exam Pattern 2019.