MH CET Law 2020 - The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will conduct the online-based MH CET Law 2020 exam for admitting candidates to 3 year LLB and 5-year integrated law programs offered by participating colleges. The MH CET law applicatiom form for 5-year program has been released in online mode on January 21 and can be filled till March 2. Applications for the 3-year program will commence on March 19. The exams for the 3-year and 5-year programs will be conducted on separate dates. MH CET law 2020 exam for 5-year integrated program will be conducted on April 12, while exam for the 3-year program will be conducted on June 28. The intake capacity for the 5-year program is around 10,000 and is attempted by around 20,000 candidates. The 3-year LLB course has around 15,000 seats and over 40,000 applicants. Admit cards for the exam will be released on March 27 (5-year) and June 5 (3-year). Candidates who qualify in the respective MHT CET law exams will be shortlisted for counselling and seat allotment. Go through the rest of the article to learn the full details of MH CET law 2020.
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MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)
Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra
State-level, Undergraduate entrance test
Law colleges in Maharashtra (MH CET Law 2020 scores will also be accepted in many other govt & private law colleges in Maharashtra)
3-year LLB - More than 15000 seats
5-year LLB - Around 10,000 seats
Exam mode and type
Online mode, objective test paper
Gen - Rs. 800
Reserved category - Rs. 500
MH CET Law 2019 Statistics
Know your college admission chances based on your MH CET Law(5 Yr L.L.B) Rank
13 - Outside Maharashtra
61 - Within Maharashtra
The conducting body has released a schedule to cover all the events related to MH CET Law 2020 and its admission process. The entrance test for 5-year LLB is scheduled to be conducted on April 12, while the 3-year LLB entrance test of MH CET Law will be conducted on June 28. All MH CET Law events such as release of application form, admit card, MH CET Law exam etc will be in tune with MH CET Law important dates 2020.
Issue of Notification
December 4, 2019
Commencement of Application Form for 5 yr LLB
January 21, 2020 (RELEASED)
End of Application form for 5 yr LLB
March 02, 2020
Release of Admit card for 5 yr LLB
March 27, 2020
MH CET Law 2020 exam for 5 yr LLB
April 12, 2020
Declaration of Result for 5 yr LLB
April 28, 2020
Commencement of Application Form for 3 yr LLB
March 19, 2020
End of Application form for 3 yr LLB
May 6, 2020
Release of Admit card for 3 yr LLB
June 5, 2020
MH CET Law 2020 exam for 3 yr LLB
June 28, 2020
Declaration of Result for 3 yr LLB
July 14, 2020
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 5 yr LLB
May 15, 2020
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 3 yr LLB
July 21, 2020
The DHE, Maharashtra has prescribed the eligibility criteria for candidates going to appear in MH CET Law 2020. The eligibility criteria of MH CET Law are the minimum required standard for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes. It is very important on part of the candidate to read carefully the prescribed MH CET Law eligibility criteria 2020. Only after satisfying the eligibility criteria one should apply for MH CET 2020. While the educational qualification will vary according to the requirements of the above-mentioned programmes, there are some common eligibility criteria for both the undergraduate programmes. The basic eligibility criteria are mentioned below.
Eligibility criteria for entrance test of 5-year LLB programme
Candidate appearing for 5-year LLB entrance should have completed Intermediate or any equivalent exam (for eg. 3-year diploma in engineering) from any recognized board or university.
Minimum aggregate percentage - Candidate must meet the minimum aggregate criteria while applying for MH CET Law 2020. The minimum aggregate criteria is mentioned below.
Minimum aggregate required in qualifying exam
General candidates belonging to Maharashtra (as per domicile certificate)
SC/ST candidates from Maharashtra
VJ / DT / NT(A) / NT / O.B.C./ S.B.C. Category belonging to State of
Candidates from other states (All category)
Candidates who have completed their senior secondary or obtained first-degree certificate through distance education or correspondence method are also eligible to apply for MH CET Law, provided such candidates have already acquired basic qualification (class - 10th, class - 9th) before completing the minimum required qualification i.e. class - 12th.
Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. Further, candidates should note that the 10+2+3 pattern is mandatory for MH CET Law 3-year LLB.
Minimum aggregate percentage - Candidates will have stick with minimum required aggregate criteria to appear in MH CET Law 2020, which is mentioned below.
An applicant who has completed an undergraduate degree of minimum 3 years and PG degree of ⅔ -years duration along with the basic qualifications in 10+2+3 format are eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2020.
Candidates having a degree from the open university, recognized by UGC are also eligible.
Candidates in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2020, Such candidates will have to produce the documents related to qualifying exam at the time of counselling and admission process.
The application forms for 5-year LLB has been released on January 21; the last date of application submission is March 2. Application forms for 3-year LLB will be released on March 19, 2020. MH CET Law 2020 application form can be availed in online mode by following the link given above in this article. Candidates will have to apply by registering on the CET Cell website. After registration, candidates will need to fill their personal details, such as name, address, mobile number, email id, educational qualifications etc. Along with MH CET Law application form 2020, candidates will have to submit the application form fees.
Filling of basic information
Photo and Signature upload
Preview of MH CET Law application form 2020
While submitting MH CET Law application form, candidates will have to pay the application fee. The application form fees will vary according to the category of the candidate, the fee structure is given below in the table.
* General category will include general category candidates from Maharashtra and all candidates from other states.
^ OBC, SC and ST categories will include only candidates from Maharashtra who are from these categories.
The Maharashtra law colleges will offer seats on the basis of reservation criteria. To get the benefits of reservation, candidates will have to apply for category reservation at the time of registration and filling-up of MH CET Law 2020 application form.
Candidates should that category reservation benefits will be available to only those who are domiciled in the state of Maharashtra. Other candidates from outside of Maharashtra will have to apply under general category. The category-wise reservation criteria is mentioned below.
The admit cards for MH CET Law 2020 will be released separately for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB courses. Candidates will be able to download admit card from the official CET website (alternatively, the download link will be provided in this section). MH CET Law admit card 2020 is an important document for sitting in the MH CET Law entrance exam. It will contain information regarding MH CET Law exam 2020 like exam centre, exam date, timings, exam instructions along with candidates name, category and other important information. To download MH CET Law 2020 admit card, candidates will need to follow a few steps as given below.
Visit the official website mahacet.org
Click on your programme and a new window will open MH CET login link.
Click on ‘log in’, the new window will ask your username and password that you have created at the time of filing your application form.
Log in using the credentials and then click on ‘admit card’
The new window will open the admit card. Download and print it for your MH CET Law exam.
Keep the following things with you while going to the exam centre
Hall ticket with affixed photo
Original valid photo ID card
Original proof for change in name if any
One ballpoint pen
While filling the online applications candidates can pick a maximum of 3 choices (centres), preferably in the order of priority. MH CET Law 2020 exam centres will be made available throughout the state of Maharashtra and in some major cities outside Maharashtra, While filling the exam centre choice, candidates should select the exam centres in the order of preference. The conducting body will not entertain any request for change of exam centre once MH CET application form is filled and submitted by the candidate.
On the basis of last year’s MH CET Law, the exam centres are given below. However, the conducting body may add more centres depending upon the application received and seat available in MH CET Law.
Jammu & Kashmir
Mumbai – Suburban Western
Mumbai – Suburban Central
The online exam for MH CET Law will be conducted separately for both 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB programme. The entrance test for 5-year LLB will be conducted on April 12, 2020 while the entrance test for 3-year LLB will be conducted on June 28, 2020. The exam will be conducted in online mode. And 120 minutes will be given to attempt the test.
The exam pattern of MH CET 2020 is available on its official website and official information brochure. For both undergraduate programmes, MH CET Law exam pattern 2020 will be the same only syllabus will differ in some aspects.
MH CET Law exam pattern 2020
Online, CBT (Computer Based Test)
Marathi and English
Type of paper
Multiple choice question paper
Total number of questions
1 mark for each correct answer
While most of the sections of the syllabus are common for both the undergraduate programme. The 5-year LLB will have also have maths. Moreover, exam standard will also vary as per the requirement of the programme. For eg. in 3-year LLB, questions will be prepared keeping graduation level in mind and in 5-year LLB question paper will be of intermediate level.
MH CET Law 2020 syllabus will be prepared to test candidates basic knowledge of legal aptitude, general knowledge, English, and reasoning etc. the marks and topic wise distribution for MH CET Law is given below.
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning
Indian polity including Executive, Judiciary and Legislature, etc.
Law prepositions with facts
General knowledge with current affairs
History (with special reference to modern history and legal history such as GOI acts, Freedom struggle, etc).
Indian geography (up to 12th standard).
Latest rules and amendments
Current affairs like new events of national and international importance, appointments, sports, awards etc.
Logical and analytical reasoning
Completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions,
Reasoning by analogy
Applying principles or rules.
Sets and statements,
Synonyms & Antonyms
Idioms and Phrases
Sentence Improvement and rearrangement
Fill in the blanks
Errors - Common errors, Spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, spelling mistakes etc, English Comprehension etc
Profit and Loss
Speed and Distance
Time and Work
Venn Diagram etc.
For 5-year LLB
For 3-year LLB
Number of questions
The CET CELL, Maharashtra will release MH CET Law 2020 result on the official website of CET. The result for MH CET Law 5-year LLB will be released on April 28, 2020, while the result for MH CET Law 3-year LLB will be declared on July 14, 2020. The result declaration will be accompanied by the release of the rank cards, which will contain information like the name of the candidate, category, combined rank/all India rank, marks, and qualifying status etc.
Following the result declaration, CET Cell, Maharashtra will release the MH CET Law merit list 2020. Candidates who feature in the merit list will have to attend MH CET Law counselling. The MH CET law merit list will be released separately for 5-year and 3-year law programs and will be category-specific. The merit list will prepared using marks on MH CET law 2020 exam; so to get a high merit rank, one must get a good score.
MH CET law 2019 result - statistics for 5-year LLB
Number of candidates who appeared in CET law
No of candidates with non-zero eligible score
Highest marks in CET law
No of candidates scoring Zero (0) marks
MH CET law 2019 result - statistics for 3-year LLB
MH CET Law counselling 2020 counselling and seat allotment will start after the declaration of results, at the final stage. Candidates who were found eligible as per the merit list released by the authorities will be called for counselling. The counselling process involves a series of steps like candidates’ online registration, collecting admission letter, remitting the counselling fees and then finally submitting the original documents. There will be multiple rounds of counselling. And, the total number of counselling rounds will depend on how much seats are left vacant after each round of counselling
The seat allotment will be based on the parameters of merit cum preference and availability of seats. Candidates scoring higher marks and finding better rank will be given preference on seat allotment as they will have more options while selecting colleges.
After each round of counselling, all participating colleges of MH CET Law will release category wise cut off list separately for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes. The cut off will depend on multiple factors like the number of candidates appearing for MH CET Law exam, difficulty level of the paper, the number of seats available for admission etc. Below the general category cutoff for last year is given in a table, candidate’s may refer to previous year cutoff to understand what minimum rank they will need to achieve for admissions to different law colleges in Maharashtra.
A.B.M.S.P's Yashwantrao Chavan Law College
Abhinav Education Society's Law College
Adv. Datta Patil College Of Law, Alibag
Agnel School Of Law
Ahmednagar Jilha Maratha Vidya Prasark Samaj's New Law College, Ahmednagar
Akola Law College
Amar Sewa Mandal's Govindrao Wanjari College Of Law
Amolakchand Vidhi Mahavidyalaya Yavatmal
Asmita College Of Law, Vikhroli (E)
Balasaheb Thackeray Law College
Bharati Vidyapeeth's New Law College, Kolhapur
Bharati Vidyapeeth's New Law College, Sangli
Bharati Vidyapeeth's Yashwantrao Chavan Law College, Karad
Central India College Of Law Godhani Nagpur
Children Welfare Centre College Of Law
D G B Dayanand Law College, Solapur
D.E.S.Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College
Dayanand College Of Law Latur
Dr. Ambedkar College Of Law, Aurangabad
Dr. B.R.A. College Of Law
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial College Of Law, Dhule
Dr. D. Y. Patil Unitech Society's Dr. D. Y. Patil Law College, Pimpri, Pune - 18
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh College Of Law, Amravati
Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar College Of Law
Dr.D.Y.Patil College Of Law, Nerul Navi Mumbai 400706
Dr.Milind Yerne College Of Law
Dr.Ulhas Patil Law College,Jalgaon
G.E.Society's N.B.Thakur Law College Nashik 422005
G.H.Raisoni Law College
Government Law College
Hindi Vidya Prachar Samiti's Hindi Vidya Prachar Samiti's College Of Law
Hutatma Rajguru Shikshan Prasarak Mandal's Law College, Rajgurunagar
Ibsar School Of Law
Ils Law College
Ismailsaheb Mulla Law College,Satara
J.B.S.P. Sanstha's Bhagubai Changu Thakur College Of Law, New Panvel
Karamveer Audumbar Patil Law College, Pandharpur
Kce's S.S.Maniyar Law College, Jalgaon
Kes' Shri. Jayantilal H. Patel Law College
Kle Society's Kle College Of Law, Kalamboli
M.K.E.S. College Of Law
M.S. College Of Law
M.S. College Of Law, Wada
M.S.S. Law College, Jalna
Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Law College
Manjara Charitable Trust College Of Law
Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj's Law College,Nashik
Marathwada Legal & General Education Society's Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad
Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Shankarrao Chavan Law College
Marathwada Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Aurangabad's Shri Shivaji Law College, Parbhani.
Mce's A.K.K. New Law Academy
Mukul Wasnik College Of Law, Buldhana
Nalanda Law College
Nandurbar Taluka Vidhayak Samiti's College Of Law, Institute Of Legal Education & Research, Nandurbar
Narayandas Sarwottamdas Soti Law College, Sangli
Narayanrao Chavan Law College Nanded
Nari Gursahani Law College
Navjeevan Law College
Noorjahan Begum Salam Ahmed Women's College Of Law, Buranda
Oriental College Of Law
Param Poojya Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti Deekshabhoomi Nagpur's Dr Ambedkar College, Department Of Law, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur
People's Education Society's Adv. Balasaheb Apte College Of Law
Peoples Welfare Society Camp Amravati's Late Yadavraodada Deshmukh Law College Achalpur Camp Paratwada
Pravin Gandhi College Of Law
Priyadarshini Dnyan Prabhodhini's Law College, Phaltan
Progressive Education Society's Modern Law College
Pune District Education Association's Law College, Hadapsar
Rajarshi Shahu College Of Law
Rajarshi Shahu Law College Barshi
Rizvi Law College
S.N.D.T. Women's University's Law School
Sanmati Law College, Washim
Sant Tukaram Law College,Udgir
Seva Mandal Education Society's Smt.K.G.Shah Law School
Shahaji Law College
Shahu Shikshan Sanstha (P) Devjibhai Hariya Law College
Shantaram Potdukhe College Of Law
Sharadchandra Pawar Law College Nanded
Sharda Education Society's Anand Vishwa Gurukul College Of Law, Thane
Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha's Shri Omkarnath Malpani Law College Sangamner
Shiva Trust's Late M.L.C Vasantrao Kale Law College Aurangabad
Shivajirao S Jondhale Institute Of Law And Research
Shree L. R. Tiwari College Of Law
Shri Nathmal Goenka Law College
Shri Shivaji Maratha Society's Law College, Pune
Shri Shivaji Mofat Education Society's, Shri Shivaji Law College, Kandhar
Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha, Kolhapur's Law College, Osmanabad
Shriman Bhagojisheth Keer Law College, Ratnagiri
Shrirambhau Shelke Law College Khamgaon Dist Buldhana
Siddhayog Law College,Khed
Sinhgad Law College
Sri Balaji Society's Balaji Law College
St. Wilfred's College Of Law, Panvel
St.Rock's Degree College Of Law
Subhadra's Educational Society's S.N.B.P. Law College
Sundarbai Maganlal Biyani Law College, Dhule
Sw.Shri.Namdevrao Parjane Patil Law College, Kopargaon
Swatantra Senani Ramrao Awargaonkar Law College, Beed
Thakur Ramnarayan College Of Law
Trimurti Pawan Pratishthans Kha. Shri Govindrao Adik Law College
University Of Mumbai Law Academy
University Of Mumbai's, School Of Law, Thane Sub Campus
Utkranti Vidhi Mahavidhyalaya, Jarud
V. N. Patil Law College, Aurangabad
Victor Dantas Law College, Kudal
Vidya Pratishthan's Vasantrao Pawar Law College
Vidya Vikas Education Trust's Lords Universal College Of Law
Vinayak Vidhi Mahavidhyalaya, Amravati
Vivekanand Education Society's College Of Law
Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Wardha
There will be around 10 state government colleges that will participate in MH CET Law for admission to 3-year LLB, whereas, around 11 state government colleges will participate for admissions to 5-year LLB programmes. Candidates should note that there will be some other colleges that will also be considering MH CET Law 2020 score for giving admissions. The names of MH CET Law participating colleges are given below in the table, however, the list is subject to change for 2020 as some other colleges may also take part in MH CET Law.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
North Maharashtra University
Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
University of Mumbai
Government Law College, Mumbai
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
Candidates should start their preparation as early as possible, this will help them cover the entire syllabus well within time limits, starting early will also give extra time for revision.
Make a study plan, it will be difficult to cover all topics without a proper planning. Stick to your plan, because consistency will be the key for success.
Read a daily newspaper and note down the important news and events to prepare current affairs. Reading an English newspaper is particularly beneficial as it will also improve English grammar and vocabulary.
Attempt regular mock tests for targeted study. The mock tests are specifically benefits by giving a review and identifying the weaknesses of the candidate.
During the last days, give maximum time for revision. Revise all short notes and current affairs multiple times to give a boost to your MH CET Law preparation.
Yes, it is mandatory to appear in MH CET Law entrance exam to get admission to state government law colleges of Maharashtra. Moreover many private law colleges in Maharashtra also consider MH CET Law scores during the admission process.
The authorities may provide a correction window for MH CET Law applicants within which they can modify their application forms. After the closure of correction window, no request for any changes or modifications will be accepted.
No, the conducting body will not send admit cards by post. The MH CET Law admit cards will be available in online mode only, and candidates will have to download and print their admit card.
The counselling process consists of registration for admission, document verification and seat allotment. MH CET Law 2020 counselling will be conducted after the declaration of MH CET result and merit list. Candidates who will feature within the merit list can participate in MH CET Law counselling 2020.
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You can prefer for MH CET law preparation given below:
LLB 3 years guide by RA Gupta
Go through with the previous year papers and do practice as much you can it will be very helpful for the exam.
Yes you can again give the exam and start your law studies. You have to start it from the starting, you will not get any privelage of being the student of the same course. It's okay.
It's never too late to start, so go ahead with your passion, all the best.
To make a way out of the ongoing competition and secure a good rank, an effective MH CET law 2020 preparation strategy is unavoidable for candidates.
Here are the tips for strategic preparation for mhcet -
You should be well aware of exam pattern and syllabus for an effective preparation.
The entrance exam consists of 150 MCQs. And 120 minutes is given for the exam. 1 mark is awarded for correct answer and there is no negative marking.
The syllabus contains subjects like law, General knowledge and current affairs, reasoning and English.
You can refer the following books -
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning -Indian Polity by Laxamikant
General knowledge with current affairs -Ncert books of History, Geography and Economics, newspaper
Logical and analytical reasoning - verbal and Non-verbal Ability by TMH PUB. (Arun Sharma)
English - word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis and any grammar book upto class 12th level
Read Daily current affairs
Always follow your daily routine and give 5 hours to self study.
Solve previous year question papers.
Hope it helps :)
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