MH CET Law 2016: Exam taking guidelines
Apratim Chatterjee, 17 Jun 2016, #MAHA CET

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.

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.

[Enroll for 3 year LLB programs and 5 year integrated LLB programs and Crack Admission in Top Law Institutions]

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.

Stay tuned to for more feature articles and updates on MH CET Law

Applications Open Now

UPES - Integrated LLB Programs
UPES - Integrated LLB Programs
UPES LLM Admissions 2020
UPES LLM Admissions 2020
View All Application Forms

More like MAHA CET

Questions related to MAH-LL.B (5 years) CET

Showing 975 out of 975 Questions

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.

For detailed information go through :-


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.

Thank you.


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.

The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books