Bombay HC issues notice to DTE for ‘not revealing’ syllabus of MH CET Law 2016
Apratim Chatterjee, 16 May 2016, #MAHA CET
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Bombay High Court has issued a notice to Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra for ‘not revealing’ syllabus. However, an official notification detailing MHCET Law 2016 syllabus is being displayed on the DTE website for last 2 months now.

The Bombay HC has asked DTE Maharashtra to respond by June 7, 2016, scheduled date for next hearing. A common entrance test, MH CET Law 2016 is being conducted, in as first, for admissions to 3-year and 5-year integrated undergraduate law programmes on June 18 and 19, 2016, respectively. Check here for important dates of MH CET Law 2016.

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A writ petition was filed by a law aspirant who claimed that the examination authority, DTE has not released the syllabus and paper pattern of the law entrance test which was, however, announced in March 2016. The Writ Petition was filed on May 9, 2016, in the Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court. The petitioner also claimed that aspirants of MH CET Law 2016 had to rely on information provided by, which can’t be treated as the official version.

A scrutiny to the DTE website, however, still shows entrance exam syllabus and paper pattern on its notice page.


According to the official notification published two months ago by the DTE, MHCET Law 2016 will be conducted in English and Marathi language. The question paper will comprise 150 questions carrying one mark each. As per the official document, duration of the offline test will be 2 hours.


The document also carries details of test paper syllabus. As per the announcement, the 3-year LL.B syllabus of MH CET Law 2016 shall comprise questions from Legal Aptitude, General Knowledge with Current Affairs, Logical & Analytical Reasoning and English subjects. Whereas, the five-year integrated LL.B programme will have questions from the various subjects including Legal Aptitude, General Knowledge with Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, English and Basic Mathematics.


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MH CET Law is the state level law entrance exam conducted by DTE Maharashtra for admissions to undergraduate law programmes including 3-year and 5-year integrated LLB in the government law colleges of the state.


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