Bombay HC issues notice to DTE for ‘not revealing’ syllabus of MH CET Law 2016
Apratim Chatterjee, 16 May 2016, #MAHA CET

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.


Careers360 brings MH CET Law 2016 Exam Pattern and Syllabus –


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MH CET Law aspirants can also find below the info-graph to have an overview of the paper pattern and subject-wise marks of MH CET Law 2016 –

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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Im studying in class 12 currently so can i give mhcet law 2020

Aditya kumar Student Expert 31st Oct, 2019
Hello there!


Yes, you are eligible for mhcet 2020 for 5 year llb course as to be eligible , a candidate should be either appearing for 12th exam or should have passed High School and the qualifying exam senior secondary with 45% aggregate marks while for SC/ST only 40% marks is required while the candidates from VJNT, SBC and OBC Category will require a minimum of 42% marks in their qualifying exam to be eligible. Since , you are in class 12th now and in 2020 you will be appearing for your board exam so you are eligible.

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Which are the best coaching institute in Mumbai for the preparation of MH CET LAW 3 YEAR COURSE?

Ronak Gala Student Expert 30th Oct, 2019

Yes I stay in Mumbai too and I've known some institutes for sure which are pretty famous for the Mht Cet law 3 years course entrance exam. I'll enlist down some famous classes that I know..


You can search about this institutes, their contact numbers, location, etc on google and contact them.

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which book should I preferred for English section in mh cet law 5 year programme

Hello V Oberoi Videos

For the English section, you can refer the book mentioned below

  • Verbal and Non verbal Ability by TMH PUB.(Arun Sharma).

Practice previous year question papers. Kindly visit the link mentioned below for the sample papers .

Hope it helps you.


how should I prepare for general knowledge section for mh cet law five year programme

Payal 28th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

Here I am mentioning few books which will help you out for general knowledge section for mh cet law five year programme. These are

General Knowledge 2019 Capsule with Current Affairs Update

CSAT Simplified 2019 - 23 Years GS Solved Papers with General Knowledge & Current Affair.

AIIMS General Knowledge with Logical Thinking with Monthly Current Affairs

All these books are of disha publishcation.

For more details regarding which topic you have to study in general knowledge you can visit the site

I hope my answet will be helpful for you Good luck


how much minimum marks are need in mh cet law to get addmission in any law college in Mumbai

Ronak Gala Student Expert 28th Oct, 2019

Careers360 has published an article where they have discussed the exam eligibility and various other factors affecting the cutoff.

Well it totally deoends on cut off as there is nothing like passing marks. You will be given seat according to the cut off trend.

This is the proper article of careers360 please visit

Good luck. Thank you.

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