MH CET Law 2016: Exam taking guidelines


MH CET Law 2016, the state level common entrance test for undergraduate law admissions in various Government law colleges across Maharashtra state is scheduled to be held on June 18 and June 19 for five-year integrated and three-year law programmes, respectively. With the exams overhead, Careers360 brings you an advisory piece before you appear for Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test for law programmes (MH CET Law) 2016.

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Guidelines for appearing in MH CET Law 2016 will help aspirants like you in drawing an overview of exam taking strategy and beat the exam blues. The exam taking guidelines of MH CET Law 2016 also aids you in knowing the paper pattern and do’s and don’ts for the state level law entrance examination.

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MH CET Law 2016 Paper Pattern – If you are appearing in the law entrance test of MH CET 2016, it is imperative for aspirants like you to go through the exam pattern, which would also help you in knowing the marking scheme.

As per the exam pattern of MH CET Law 2016, candidates will have to answer as many as 150 questions carrying total marks of 150. The online question paper, as it’s a computer-based test (CBT) will have multiple-choice questions of objective nature in English and Marathi languages.

MH CET Law 2016 doesn’t follow negative marking policy, hence, for each correct answer one mark will be awarded and no marks will be deducted for the incorrect response. Further to this, zero (0) marks will be awarded for non-attempted questions.

Candidates, appearing in MH CET Law 2016 for admissions in five-year integrated law programmes will have to answer questions from a total of five sections, where Legal Aptitude and Logical & Analytical Reasoning sections carry 30 marks each, General Knowledge & Current Affairs carries 40 marks and English, 50 marks.

Moreover, the candidates who are taking the law entrance exam for three-year LLB programmes will have to respond to the questions covering different sections, wherein Legal Aptitude section carries 40 marks, Basic Mathematics carries 20 marks and the other three sections namely General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning and English carry 30 marks each.

Do’s and Don’ts for appearing in MH CET Law 2016

  1. Stay calm as nothing’s going to be bad on the day before exam, if you don’t read the topics which you have not prepared all these days

  2. Believe in your hard work and preparations you have been doing all through these days

  3. Ensure that all documents/ items as per your check list of MH CET Law 2016 is in place (find the list of documents below)

  4. If there is time, it is advised to locate the examination centre address and visit the venue a day before the exam, as it’ll help you in reaching the exam centre in time on the test day

  5. Wake up early on the day of examination and re-ensure the list of articles

  6. No need to go through the topics elaborately, however, it’s advised to take a glance for the important ones, before your leave for the exam centre

  7. Reach the exam centre as early as possible as the exam conducting body has also notified that applicants must reach the centre at least 30 minutes before the reporting time indicated on their hall tickets

  8. Check your allotted seat / computer number from the notice board at the exam centre

  9. Don’t feel stressed as take the exam in good mood

Important documents / items to be carried on exam day - DTE Maharashtra will be conducting MH CET Law 2016 on the scheduled date and the applicants who have downloaded their admit cards of MH CET Law 2016 need to report at the allotted exam centre on the examination day with the list of following documents/ items–

  1. MH CET Law 201 6 (Hall Ticket) Admit Card

  2. Original Identity Proof (Aadhar Card / PAN Card / Driving Licence/ any other valid ID proof)

  3. Two coloured photographs

  4. One hard copies of the identity proof

  5. Pen/Pencil

Careers360 wishes you all the best for Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test for law programmes (MH CET Law) which is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra for offering admissions in the undergraduate law programmes at various government law colleges of the state.

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First Published On : 17 Jun 2016 06:42 PM IST

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