How to prepare for MH CET Law 2020 - Over 40,000 candidates will be appearing for MH CET law 2020 leading to a tough competition among candidates. And, above everything, the syllabus for 3-year LLB is more or less similar to the one given for 5-year LLB, except that exam standard will vary considerably which makes MHCET Law Paper a bit tricky for the candidates. Thus, to make a way out of the ongoing competition and secure a good rank, an effective MH CET law 2020 preparation strategy becomes unavoidable for candidates. Thus, the article, how to prepare for MH CET law 2020 suggests a preparation framework covering all the important preparation tips and guidelines that one needs to execute to secure good marks in the test. Further, along with MH CET law preparation tips, candidates will get to know much about MH CET law 2020 exam, important topics and other details, read below to know more about how to prepare for MH CET law 2020.


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MH CET Law 2020 - Exam dates


Exam date (Announced)

5-year LLB

April 12, 2020

3-year LLB

June 28, 2020

MH CET Law preparation strategy - How to make the right start?

Reading random books without much clarity is no good for entrance exams like MH CET law, where targeted preparation counts above everything. Thus, knowing the exam pattern and syllabus becomes very important. Candidates must keep themselves familiar with MH CET law exam pattern 2020 and syllabus for an effective preparation. To pick out a few important points, the exam pattern of MH CET law contains the following points.

  • An offline entrance exam consisting of 150 MCQs.

  • Candidates will be given 120 minutes to attempt the test.

  • As part of the marking scheme, 1 mark will be given for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking.

  • MH CET law syllabus 2020 contains subjects like law, General knowledge and current affairs, reasoning and English. For 5-year LLB, elementary maths will be an additional subject carrying 10 marks.

How to prepare for MH CET Law 2020?

After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern of MH CET law, candidates should start looking for the right study material. Candidates should be mindful of the time limits, thus rather than looking for a variety of books, referring to the standard books would be a smart way for MHCET law preparation 2020. Some of the standard books are mentioned below.

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MH CET law 2020 recommended books


Books/study material for 5-year LLB

Books/study material for 3-year LLB

Legal aptitude and legal reasoning

  • Indian Polity books up to class 12th

  • Indian Polity by Laxamikant

  • Previous year papers to understand the type of questions asked in the exam

General knowledge with current affairs

  • NCERT books of History, Geography and Economics

  • Newspaper

  • Monthly current affairs

  • NCERT books of History, Geography and Economics

  • Newspaper

  • Read any one monthly current affairs

Logical and analytical reasoning

  • Verbal and Non-verbal Ability by TMH PUB.

  • Practice mock tests

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

  • Practice mock tests


  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

  • Any general grammar book

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

  • Any grammar book of up to class 12 level

Maths (Only for 5-year LLB)

  • NCERT Books


MH CET Law preparation tips 2020

To get started, candidates should be clear of the time left for MH CET law 2020 preparation, starting early will always be beneficial as it gives ample time to cover the entire syllabus. Below the general preparation tips for MH CET law 2020 are mentioned.

Understand the difference between entrance test of 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB

The syllabus, as given by the conducting body is quite similar for both the entrance tests. However, candidates must be aware of the exam standard of the course they are applying for. In the entrance test for 5-year LLB, the questions will be asked from the intermediate level. Thus, the exam will be of moderate level, while the 3-year LLB entrance test will be at graduation level and candidates will have to understand the intricacies of the legal aptitude and facts.

Make a daily study plan

For success in MH CET Law 2020, having a daily routine with clear strategy is very important. Either you join a good coaching or do self-study, preparation plan must be there, as it provides much-needed clarity about how long it will take to cover the topics mentioned in the syllabus. Follow the daily study plan with utmost dedication and consistency.

Target the MH CET law 2020 important topics

The syllabus of MH CET law consists of different subjects, each carrying different weightage in terms of marks. So, candidates should be smart enough to focus more on important topics than topics that carry less weightage. For eg, in 5-year LLB entrance test, maths will carry only 10 marks, while legal aptitude and reasoning carries as much as 40 marks. So, candidates should allocate time to each subject as per the weightage it carries in the exam.

Read daily current affairs

Being the most dynamic section, current affairs should be prepared on a daily basis. One should follow a two-pronged strategy for current affairs ie, reading last 6-month current affairs from magazines on one hand and reading a daily newspaper on the other hand. Even while preparing current affairs, candidates should give special attention to the legal aspects of current events and important news. The following newspapers are helpful in preparing the current affairs.

  • The Hindu

  • The Indian Express

  • The Telegraph

  • Danik Jagaran

Attempt MH CET law mock tests for an effective preparation

Mock tests are a very important part of MH CET law preparation. Regarding the importance of solving mock tests, the 2019 topper, Bharat Harne says ‘merely studying a subject won’t fetch you marks, you have to learn how to implement it during a mock’. Mock tests will carry a timer and will give you a sense of remaining time while attempting a test. Further, mock tests will give you a reality check of your preparation and by analyzing the outcomes of mock tests you can work on your weak points to further solidify your preparation.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - How to prepare for MH CET Law 2020

Question: When will the MH CET Law 2020 be conducted for 5-year LLB?


The 5-year LLB entrance test of MH CET law 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on June 28, 2020.

Question: Can I prepare for MH CET law 2020 without coaching?


Yes, you can, many have done it in the past. What you need is the right preparation strategy with dedication to execute the study plans.

Question: Why solving MH CET law mock tests are important?


Solving the mock tests gives the real exam experience, and lets you know your grey areas so you can work on them. Thus for effective preparation, mock tests are very important.

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A student appearing for mhcet law, does also have to apply to the participating colleges separately? or the seats will be alloted through this exam itself?

anurag khanna 5th Apr, 2020


After appearing in exam(MHCET Law)  you need to secure good rank for getting seats in top law colleges of Maharashtra. You need not to apply in different colleges, after declaration of results common admission process will start in which you have to register yourself in online mode

Than you will have to submit the required documents for verification along with the choices of you preference.

For more details about counselling process of MHCET Law you should read this article .

Good Luck!!


Is the exam postponed mhcet law 5 yrs

Sudarshan kumar 24th Mar, 2020

Hi Blishered,

The exam is not rescheduled yet but there are high possibilities that the exam will be delayed due to the corona virus as mah MCA cet 2020 is rescheduled to 30 April 2020  and the other exam like mah cet for and B.Pharma is also delayed.

for more information you can visit the official website of mah-cet by link given below:-

Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank You and be safe!


can i apply to law college admission without crack cet exam

Suvakanta Sahu 15th Mar, 2020

Dear Aspirants,

Its a good news for you , you can apply to law college admission without cracking CET exam but not every collage offer theses kind of facilities.Some of colleges provides these types of facilities they are ..

Government Law college (Mumbai) these collage admission process based on merit list.

Balaji Law collage (PUNE)

ILS law collage (Pune)

and there are lots of Collage provided these kinds of admission but you have to clear all criteria should mandatory for admission procedure


need a sample paper of this exam

Shubham Dhane 9th Mar, 2020


Solving the sample papers will help you to know the exam pattern and will make you understand the level of your preparation it will also help you to increase your speed. Please click the below link to for the maharashtra common entrance test law


How many students apply for MH cet law 2020 for 5 years integrated Course??

Smrity 29th Feb, 2020


To apply for MH CET 2020 5 year integrated course the studenst have to fill the online application form which has been released on 2nd January,2020 and will close on 2nd March,2020. The day for Examination of 5 year Integrated course in scheduled on April 12,2020. The applicant has to take the exam and then after the results are announced which is tentatively scheduled on May 15th,2020 the applicant can proceeed with the counselling and choice of college.

The eligibility criteria for 5 year courses are:

  • A candidate should be an Indian national.
  • Candidates with Maharashtra domicile will be eligible for 85% seats in the law colleges
  • Only 15% seats will be reserved for Outside Maharashtra candidates.
  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Applicants must have 45% marks in the qualifying exam, however, reserved category candidates should have 40% marks.

For any further details you can visit the official site and gather other necessary information:

Hope it helps.

All the best!

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