MHT CET 2017 Engineering DTE – News, Dates and Fees


The MHT CET 2017 Engineering commonly known as Maharashtra Technology Common Entrance Test is a state level exam. As you may know that this exam was conducted for the admission of candidates in various Engineering Colleges in the state of Maharashtra. You should know that the JEE Main was replaced by MH CET and from 2017 the admission to various engineering colleges will be done through CET marks scored by the applicants in the exam. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra is going to conduct the MT CET entrance exam every year. All interested candidate will be able to fill the application form from official website as soon as the schedule of the exam is declared. In order to apply you need to be a citizen of India. The structure of the exam pattern will help you to prepare and plan well in advance before appearing for the examination.

Latest News on MHT CET Engineering 2017

March 4, 2017 – The Maharashtra common entrance test (MH-CET) conducted for admission into engineering and pharmacy courses could go par with the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) from 2018-19.

Admission Notification 2017

  • Apply online for B.Tech from Manipal University - Apply Now
  • Apply online courses offered by SRM University - Apply Now
  • Application forms are available for Bennett University – Apply Now
  • Admission 2017 open for Alliance University – Apply Now

February 15, 2017 – MHT CET 2017 Undergraduate Notification Out. Apply Now For BE, B Tech And B Pharm. Admissions to the courses, B.E, and B Pharm/ Pharm. D. will be done through MHT CET 2017.

January 5, 2017 – The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) will be held as planned. MHT-CET 2017 will be conducted on May 11. Registrations for MHT-CET 2017 will begin from mid-March.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Eligibility Criteria

Those of you who are interested ought to satisfy the conditions laid down below by the conducting authority in order to be eligible. The MHT CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria are mentioned below:

  • If you desire to apply you need to have completed your Higher Secondary Examination or 10+2 or its equivalent exam from a recognized Board in order to be eligible.
  • You need to be a citizen of India to be eligible for the examination.
  • Those of you who have secured an aggregate of 50% of marks in their qualifying examination for general category and 40% of marks in case of SC/ ST/ PH applicants.
  • You need to be at least 17 years of age in order to apply.
  • You need to have taken Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology as their subjects.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Application Form

Those of you who have satisfied the eligibility criteria can only apply for the examination. Steps to apply for MHT CET 2017 Application Form are as below:

  • You will have to fill the application form online on the website
  • You will have to collect the Application Kit from the Junior College as described above as per schedule.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Application Fees

  • The application fee is Rs.800 for general category candidates
  • The application fee is Rs. 600 for SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC & PwD candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.
  • The fee payment is made through Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep the printouts of the application form for further use.
  • You then have to click on “Apply Online” and log in using Application Kit Number & Password provided in the Application Kit.
  • You will need to fill in your personal, qualification, contact and other details as mentioned in the application form and save it.
  • After filling the form you will need to upload your recent scanned passport size photograph and signature and confirm the Online Application Form by clicking “Confirm Application From” button.
  • You have to take two printout of the application form duly signed by the parents and submit it to your respective college/ school.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Admit Card

The MHT CET 2017 Engineering Admit Card will be available to download from the 24th April to 11th May 2017. Candidates can download the admit card through the official website of the authority with their respective candidate login. The admit card will contain information like candidates name & roll number, exam center, exam date & timing. It is mandatory that the candidate bring their admit card along with any one photo ID proof at the time of examination day. The following are some details need to follow by the candidates:-

  • PAN Card
  • Indian Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s Card
  • Bank Passbook with Photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with photograph
  • Recent Identity Card issued by a recognised School/College/Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar Card with a photograph.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern helps you prepare for the exam better. The details of the MHT CET 2017 Exam Pattern are enlisted below.

  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • The paper comprises of 200 multiple choice objective type questions.
  • No marks will be deducted for any incorrect answer and 1 mark will be added for each correct answer.
  • The structure of for MT CET is as follows:
Subject Marks Duration
Physics and Chemistry 50+50 = 100 marks 1 hour and 30 minutes
Mathematics 100 marks 1 hour and 30 minutes
Total 200 marks 3 hours

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Exam Dates

MHT CET Exam Events Important Dates
Online Registration & filling of Application Form 14th February, 2017
Online Application Starts with late fee of Rs.500 24rd March 2017
Online Application Fee End 30th March 2017
Admit card issue 24th April to 11th May 2017
MHT CET 2017 Date of Examination 11th May, 2017
Period for submission of certificates/documents which will be asked by the notification to be published by on the website 2nd week of May, 2017
Exam centers As indicated in Admit Card
Online Display of Provisional Keys of each version on website 3rd week of May, 2017
OMR Answer Sheets will be available on website Last week of May, 2017
Last date of Online submission of objections on Question Paper/Answer Key/Typographic errors Last week of May, 2017
Declaration of Provisional MHT CET 2017 Result/Marks On or Before 4th June 2017
Last Date of Submission of Application form for Verification of Marks at office of the Divisional authority with prescribed fee (Place -Mumbai, Pune, Miraj, Dhule, Aurangabad, Nanded, Nagpur & Akola) within 4 days of declaration of result
Declaration of Merit List on or before 3rd week of June, 2017
Downloading of Marksheet from website 3rd week of June, 2017

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Syllabus

Generally in MH CET examination, the questions is asked from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics subjects. The MHT CET syllabus will be the same as for the HSC examination of HSC Board of Maharashtra. To score well in the examinations, candidates should prepare for the exam according to officially prescribed syllabus.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Reservation of Seat

The reserved seats in MT CET 2017 are as below:

Type of Institute No. of Seats in %
Seats With Competent Authority Seats With Other Authorities
For Maharashtra Candidates All India Seats Institution Level Seats Minority community/groupseats
HU Seats OHU Seats
Autonomous Institutes(Government/ Government Aided) 100% (State Level Seats) Nil * Nil
BATU 85% seats shall be considered as State level Seats.15% seats shall be reserved for candidates from District of Konkan Region viz. Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg.All these seats shall be available only for Maharashtra state candidates.
University Managed Institutes 100% (State Level Seats) Nil Nil Nil
Autonomous Unaided Non Minority Institutes 100% State Level Seats Nil Nil Nil
Autonomous Unaided Non Minority Institutes 65%(State Level Seats) 15% 20% Nil
Autonomous Unaided Minority Colleges 10% of M.S. Seats $(State Level Seats) 15% of seatsComing under CAP Maximum20%£ Minimum51%**
Non AutonomousUnaided MinorityColleges 70 % ofM.S. Seats$ 30 % ofM.S. Seats$
Non AutonomousGovernment,Government AidedInstitutes &



70% 30% Nil Nil Nil
Non AutonomousUnaided Non– Minority Colleges 70 % of(65 % seats of SI) 30 % of(65 % seats of SI) 15 % 20 % Nil
ICT, Mumbai 70%(State Level Seats) 30% Nil Nil

Note – All of the above information are tentative. We would recommend you to wait for the official notification for MHT CET Engineering Exam details. Stay connected with us for more updates.

MHT CET 2017 Engineering Result

The MH CET 2017 Result News will be announced on or before 4th June 2017. Candidates can view their respected result online from the official portal itself. A merit list will be prepared separately for all the courses on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test in order to carry out admission process. Candidates should take printout of the result and keep it safe till the admission procedure. The authority shall invite the application for admissions after the verification of documents & eligibility.

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  1. Hi Sir , I want to know which documents are to be submitted in the ” Period of submission of certificates/documents which will be asked by the notification to be published by on the website “” “. Please tell me as soon as possible because its already 15th may and the last date of submission of those documents is 16th may.

    • Hi,
      The documents which would be needed for MHT CET 2016 would be a valid id which has a photograph, Copy of downloaded online application form, photo copy of the downloaded admit card, copy of the downloaded MHT CET 2016 score card, a document stating your nationality like a nationality certificate, passport copy, domicile certificate for proof of residence in Maharashtra, HSC and SSC mark sheets, SSC and HSC school leaving certificates.

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