MH CET Law 2021 - Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Syllabus & Pattern
MH CET Law 2021 - Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra will conduct MH CET law exam for admissions to 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes offered by the law colleges in the state. Candidates may appear in the MH CET law exam by filling and submitting the application form which is released separately for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB. The application form for MH CET law 5-year LLB will be released tentatively in the month of February. Whereas, the MH CET law registration for 3-year LLB will start from around in the third week of March. The entrance exam of MH CET Law is conducted in online CBT mode and consists of 150 objective type questions. Questions in the paper are asked from a given syllabus which includes subjects like legal aptitude, general knowledge, English and others. Read the complete article to learn more about MH CET law 2021 exam dates, pattern, syllabus, application form and other related information.
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MH CET law 2021: Exam Highlights
Name of exam
MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)
Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra
State-level, Undergraduate entrance test
Law colleges in Maharashtra
Exam mode and type
Online mode, objective test paper
Application form fees
Dates for 5-year LLB
Dates for 3-year LLB
Issue of notification
First week of December 2020
First week of December, 2020
Release of application form
Third week of January 2021
Third week of April, 2021
Last date apply
First week of March 2021
First week of May 2021
Release of admit card
Last week of March 2021
First week of June, 2021
MH CET Law exam date
Third week of April, 2021
Fourth week of July 2021
Declaration of result
Second week May 2021
Second week of July 2021
Commencement of counselling and seat allotment
Third week of July 2021
Third week of July 2021
MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates applying for MH CET law 2021 must read the eligibility criteria of MH CET Law 2021 before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria of MH CET law for both 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB is given below.
MH CET Law 3-year LLB Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must have passed graduation with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized university. SC and ST category candidates domiciled in Maharashtra must score at least 40% marks in the qualifying exam.
VJNT, SBC and OBC category candidates of Maharashtra must score at least 42% marks in the qualifying examination.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to appear in the MH CET law entrance examination for 3-year LLB admissions.
MH CET Law 2021 5-year LLB Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for the 5-year LLB admission test of MH CET law should have passed Class 12th from a recognized board or institution.
The candidates must score at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination. SC and ST category candidates must score at least 40% marks. Whereas the VJNT, SBC and OBC category candidates must score minimum 42% marks in the qualifying exam.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible for appearing the state level law entrance examination.
The CET Cell, Maharashtra will release the application form of MH CET law 2021 tentatively in the month of February. The application form will be available in online mode at mahacet.org. To fill the application form, eligible candidates will have to register at the admission portal of the CET Cell, Maharashtra. The details of MH CET law application process are given below.
How to fill MH CET Law Application Form 2021?
Visit the official website of MAHA CET.
Select your course - 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB
Click on the registration link
Enter your name, parents name, mobile number and email Id.
Upload the recent passport size photograph and signature. The size of the photo should be 20kb - 50 Kb. And, signature size should be from 10 kb to 20 kb.
Enter basic details in MH CET Law Application Form
Enter the permanent address and correspondence address.
Also, fill the bank account details.
Select any three exam centres in the order of preference.
Enter educational qualification details
Enter Class 10th, Class 12th marks, board, percentage details.
For 3-year LLB, enter graduation details in addition to the school education details.
Submit MH CET law application form
After entering all the details, candidates should take a preview of the filled-in application form. After confirming that all details are entered correctly, the candidates should submit the application form.
MH CET law 2021 Application Fee Payment
Candidates may submit the application fee in online mode, using a credit card, debit card, net banking or UPI payment facilities. The application fee details are given below.
MH CET law 2021 application fee
General category and all candidates of other states
SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT (A), NT-1 (B), NT-2(C), NT-3(D), OBC and
SBC & SEBC categories belonging to Maharashtra State only
The State CET Cell, Maharashtra provides the exam centres across the country. However, most of the test centres will be provided in various cities of Maharashtra. The list of cities where the MH CET law will be held is given below.
MH CET law test centres 2021
Jammu & Kashmir
Mumbai – Suburban Western
Mumbai – Suburban Central
Mumbai – Suburban Central
The exam authorities will release the admit card of MH CET law a few weeks before the exam date. The MH CET Law admit card 2021 will be released separately for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB admission tests. The admit card of MH CET law will inform some of the key exam details such as exam date, timings, exam centre address, roll number etc. Also, it is mandatory for candidates to carry MH CET law admit card to the exam centre where it is used as a hall ticket for appearing in the test.
How to download MH CET law 2021 admit card?
Visit the official website of MH CET law - mahacet.org
Click on the link given for your programme (3-year LLB or 5-year LLB)
Click on MH CET law admit card link
Log in using the registration ID and password.
The admit card of MH CET law 2021 will be displayed on the screen.
Download and print the admit card for the test day.
MH CET law 2021 - Important Guidelines for Appearing in the Test
The admit card of MH CET law will carry the exam day guidelines to be followed by the candidates. Some of the important guidelines are given here.
Candidates must carry the valid MH CET law hall ticket and a valid ID card to the exam centre. No candidate will be allowed to sit in the exam without showing the admit card and ID card.
Candidates should report to the exam centre on the date and time mentioned in the admit card. Those reporting late or any other date will not be allowed to appear for the MH CET law 2021.
No candidate will be allowed to carry mobile phones, calculators, watch or any other electronic device inside the examination hall.
The admit card of MH CET must be kept safe till the admission process is over. It will be required at the time of counselling and seat allotment process.
The authorities have prescribed the test pattern of MH CET law 2021. It informs about the various test modalities such as exam mode, language, marking scheme, type and number of questions and other such details. Candidates before starting the MH CET law preparation should read the exam pattern carefully. It will help them in shaping the preparation as per the requirements of the test. As per MH CET 2021 law exam pattern, the test will be held in online mode, with 150 multiple choice type questions. Each question will carry one mark and there will be no negative marking. Full details of the test pattern are given below.
MH CET law 2021 exam pattern
Online, CBT mode
Marathi and English
Type of paper
Multiple choice question paper
Total number of questions
1 mark for each correct answer
*The exam pattern of MH CET law is the same for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes.
The syllabus informs about subjects from which questions will be asked in MH CET law 2021. Candidates preparing for MH CET law should refer to the syllabus while preparing for the exam. MH CET law syllabus for 5-year LLB is divided into 5 sections whereas the syllabus for 3-year LLB will have four sections. The details are given below.
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning
General knowledge with current affairs
Logical and analytical reasoning
Marths (Not for 3-year LLB)
MH CET Law 2021 syllabus and subject wise marks distribution
For 5-year LLB
For 3-year LLB
Number of questions
Number of questions
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning
General knowledge with current affairs
Logical and analytical reasoning
MH CET Law Result 2021
The CET Cell will declare the MH CET law 2021 result a few days after the conduct of the test. The result of MH CET law 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB will be released separately. The result is declared in the form of a provisional list. It carries the details such as the name of the candidates along with their marks and rank. Following the provisional list, the CET Cell, Maharashtra will also release the individual scorecard of MH CET law 2021 which will be available for download at mahacet.org.
MH CET Law Counselling 2021
The State CET Cell will release the MH CET law 2021 counselling schedule soon after the declaration of the result. The MH CET law counselling is also known as Centralized Admission Process (CAP). The registration for CAP will start in online mode at the counselling portal. The MH CET law counselling process includes online registration, document submission, verification, and providing college preferences. The State CET Cell, after verifying the documents and ascertaining the eligibility of the candidates, rolls out the seat allocation list. The MH CET law counselling is conducted in multiple rounds. After each round, category-wise seat allocation list is released.
Candidates shortlisted for admission will have to report at the allotted college and complete the admission process by submitting the course fee.
MH CET Law Cut Off 2021
The State CET Cell will release the MH CET law seat allocation list at the time of counselling. Among other things, the seat allocation list will inform about the MH CET law cutoff. The MH CET law 2021 cut off will be available for each participating college separately. It informs about the minimum marks or rank required for getting admission to a particular college. Also, the cut off of MH CET law will be available after each round of counselling. Candidates who could not secure admission in one round may find themselves in the subsequent round. Candidates who couldn’t secure admission in the final round will not be considered for admission. Candidates by observing the past years’ MH CET law cut off, candidates may get an idea about the minimum rank they need to secure to get a preferred college. The previous years’ cutoff are given below for the reference of the candidates.
MH CET Law 2019 Cut Off
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
Being a state-level law entrance exam, many government and private colleges are participating in MH CET law. For 3-year LLB, there are 145 colleges and universities that will accept MH CET law scores. Similarly, 125 law colleges will offer 5-year integrated LLB based on the MH CET law 2021 scores. The list of participating universities is given below.
MH CET law 2021 participating universities
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MH CET Law 2021 - Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Syllabus & Pattern
Question: When will MH CET law 2021 be conducted?
The MH CET law 2021 will be held around in the month of June or July 2021, in online mode.
Question: How can I apply for MH CET law 2021?
You can apply for MH CET law 2021 in online mode. The application form of MH CET law 2021 will be available at mahacet.org.
Question: How many seats are available in MH CET law 2021 for all India category candidates?
As per the reservation policy of the state, 10% of seats will be available for all India category candidates.
Question: How many seats are offered in 3-year LLB through MH CET law 2021?
In the 3-year LLB programme, around 16000 seats will be offered through MH CET law 2021. There are 145 law colleges and universities that will offer a 3-year LLB.
Question: I have completed Diploma in engineering without passing Class 12th, can I apply for MH CET 5-year LLB?
Yes, your diploma will be considered equivalent to Class 12th, so you can apply for MH CET law 5-year LLB.
Question: When will MH CET law admit card be released?
The admit card of MH CET law 2021 will be released at least 10-15 days before the exam.
Question: How many seats are offered in 5-year LLB through MH CET law 2021?
Through MH CET law 2021, the law colleges will offer around 10,000 seats in 5-year LLB course.
Question: What type of questions will be asked in MH CET law 2021?
In MH CET law 2021, 150 objective type questions will be asked.
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Questions related to MHCET Law
I opened the MH CET LAW portal but when i try to register it says its closed. Are registrations already closed for 2021?
No MH CET LAW 2021 registration has not yet started. The application form will tentatively release in the third week of April 2021 for 3 year LLB course and for 5 year LLB course the application from was supposed to release in the third week of January but it is not yet released. Keep an eye on the official website for the latest information. Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra will conduct MH CET law exam for admissions to 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes offered by the law colleges in the state. Candidates may appear in the MH CET law exam by filling and submitting the application form which is released separately for 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB.
i am from Mumbai is CLAT and MAHCET LAW entrance both are compulsory for pursuing 3 yr llb course?
LLB, aslo known as Bachelor of Legislative Law, is an undergraduate law programme of 3 years duration that can be pursued after graduation. One can take admission to LLB law degree course after graduation. Admission to LLB courses can be done through two channels:
2) based on scores of qualifying exams.
The candidate can choose an entrance exam based on the college they want to get admission to; for example for admission to Delhi University , one has to qualify DU LLB 2020 entrance exam.
Direct admission based on qualifying exam marks is also a common admission route, with KSLU admission being a good example. In this case, there is no entrance exam, and the candidate is only expected to fulfil eligibility requirements like qualifying exam passed, minimum marks, and also nativity requirements. The merit list, in this case, is prepared considering marks of qualifying (graduate) exam.
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I have given MHCET LLB 3YRS and scored 74 marks but in CAP ROUND 1 no seat is alloted what am I suppose to do?
Hello student,T hat you have got 74 in MHTCET LLB 3year. In this marks you have not listed in cap round 1.
So you have to wait for the next term of counselling. Main bhi nahin hai apna selected then n yah to prepare for the next year aptitude test.
Hope this helps.
can i use maharashtra CLET 2020 books for mhcet law 2021
The State Common Entrance Test (CET) Maharashtra will conduct the law entrance exams for admissions to the five-year LLB and the three-year LLB courses.
Best books for studying law are:
- Pradnya's MH-CET: Law for L.L.B for 3 years & 5 years LLB exam by Adv. Revati Mohril, Gajanan Shewalkar (Nikita Publications)
- MHCET CLAT - Best book for Law entrance by C J Pooniwala
- CLAT Master Box by Karan Mehta and Harsh Gagrani
You can refer to the General Knowledge Year Book by Arihant, Quick General Awareness for Competitive Exams by Disha Experts, Lucent's General Knowledge, and Pratiyogita Darpan as well. A K Gupta, and Mathematics for CLAT and AILET by LAWGICIANS.
Hope this helps!!!!
What is the timing of MH CET 3 yearLLB exam?
MHT CET Law for three years LLB is conducted for two hours in MCQs format, there is no negative marking scheme, the paper will be bilingual in Marathi and English, it consists of four sections as follows
English consists of 50 questions for 50 Marks
Syllabus: Vocabulary(Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies etc), Proficiency regarding Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Improvement & Re-Arrangement, Fill in the blanks, Common Errors, Spotting Errors, Inappropriate Usage of Words, Spelling Errors, English Comprehension with two passages consisting of five to ten questions.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs consists of 40 questions for 40 Marks, it includes geography, history(ancient, medieval, modern), general science, economics, civics, current affairs from the past one year in order to test candidate's awareness of latest happenings.
Logical and Analytical Reasoning consists of 30 questions for 30 Marks, it includes wide analogies, arguments, analogy, sets of statements and rules etc.
Legal Aptitude consists of 30 questions for 30 Marks to test candidate's legal aptitude, knowledge regarding law, problem solving ability.
You can download sample papers of MHT CET LLB at https://law.careers360.com/articles/mh-cet-law-sample-papers