MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020
Team Careers360, 21 Oct 2019, #MAHA CET

MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra will publish MH CET law 2020 eligibility criteria on its official brochure. The eligibility criteria of MH CET LAW 2020 will mention the educational qualification, age limit, reservation criteria, nationality and other requirements that a candidate will have to fulfil in order to appear in MH CET 2020 exam. The candidates are advised to read carefully MH CET law eligibility criteria before they apply for undergraduate law programmes. Moreover, the educational qualification will differ for different law UG programmes offered through MH CET exam 2020. Application forms of candidates who doesn’t meet the eligibility criteria of MH CET will be rejected/cancelled either at the time of application form submission or during the document verification process. To know more about MH CET law eligibility criteria 2020 in details read the complete article.

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To get admission to the law colleges of Maharashtra, it is very important for candidates to appear in MAHA CET. Admissions through MH CET law exam will be given in 3-year LLB course and 5 - year integrated LLB course offered by the participating law colleges of Maharashtra.

MH CET Law 2020 - eligibility criteria

There will be some common eligibility criteria for both the law courses, while the educational qualification will vary according to the law course selected by the candidate. Read below the complete eligibility criteria.

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Educational qualification

  1. 3-year LLB programme -

  • The candidate should have passed graduation degree in any discipline from any recognized university/institution that is deemed to be a university in India. Candidates who have passed graduation from any foreign university that is equivalent to the status of India universities are also eligible to appear in MH CET Law exam.

  • Moreover, the candidates should have passed minimum educational qualification with 45 % aggregate marks. Candidates belonging to SC/ST of Maharashtra will need only 40 % aggregate marks in their graduation. Further, candidates belonging to VJNT, SBC and OBC Category will require a minimum of 42% aggregate marks in their graduation.

  • Candidates who are in the final year/semester of their graduation course are also eligible to appear in MH CET law exam 2020. Such candidates will have to produce the documents related to the qualifying exam (graduation) as and when asked during the admission process.

  • The applicants having qualifying degree without having the basic qualification (10+2+3 order) will not be eligible for MH CET Law 2020.

  1. 5-year LLB programme -

  • Candidate should have passed High School and the qualifying exam senior secondary with 45% aggregate marks. Candidates belonging to SC/ST will need only 40% marks while the candidates from VJNT, SBC and OBC Category will require a minimum of 42% marks in their qualifying exam.

  • Candidates who have completed a 3-year Diploma in Engineering may also apply for MH CET 2020. Having such a diploma will be considered as equivalent to senior secondary.

  • Candidates who have passed their qualifying exam from distance education or correspondence method will also be considered eligible for 5-year LLB course, provided that the candidate has completed the basic qualification, i.e class 10th.

MH CET Common eligibility criteria -

Apart from educational eligibility criteria, the information brochure has also mentioned the common eligibility criteria that is equally applicable to both LLB courses.

Nationality -

  • The applicant should be an Indian national.

Age criteria -

  • As per the policy of the Bar Council of India, there is no age limits to appear in MH CET

Who are not eligible for MH CET 2020?

The conducting body has prescribed some criteria for applicants. Applicants failing to meet the above-mentioned eligibility criteria will become ineligible. Below are some conditions that may render a candidate ineligible for MH CET 2020.

  • If an applicant completes a qualifying exam without prior completion of basic qualification, the candidate will become ineligible.

  • Applicants not following the pattern of 10+2+3 are not eligible for MH CET 3-year LLB course.

  • Applicants not following 10+2 pattern for 5-year LLB programme will also become ineligible. In 5-year LLB class 10 is the basic qualification, while intermediate is minimum required qualification,

  • No candidate from open university having a degree contrary to the UGC regulations will be eligible for MH CET.

MH CET Law application form 2020

The application forms for MH LAW CET 2020 will be released separately for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB. While the application forms for 5-year LLB will be released tentatively from the fourth week of January 2020, the applications for 3-year LLB will be released around the second week of February 2020. Applicants will have to apply in online mode only. To fill the application form of MH CET Law, 2020 candidates will need to follow the steps like registration, filling up of personal details in the application form, uploading scanned documents, fees submission etc.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: I have completed Diploma in Engineering after class 10th, am I eligible for MH CET Law 2020?


Yes, in this case, you can apply for a 5-year LLB course through MH CET 2020 law exam. The diploma qualification will be considered as equivalent to intermediate.

Question: Are the candidates holding caste certificate from states other than Maharashtra eligible to apply under their category in MH CET 2020.


No, all candidates from states other than Maharashtra will apply under open category only.

Question: In which college I may get admission after clearing MH CET Law 2020?


There are many govt and private law colleges that accept MH CET Law score. The list of participating colleges will be made available at the time of admission, and a candidate will be allocated the college on the basis of his/her performance in MH CET exam 2020.

Question: Is the 10+2+3 pattern mandatory for 3-year LLB course through MH CET 2020?


Yes. Candidates applying for 3-year LLB course will have to pass the educational qualification in the sequential order of 10+2+3. 12th standard will be the basic qualification for a 3-year LLB course and graduation will be the minimum required qualification for the programme.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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