MH CET Law 2017: DHE Maharashtra to conduct LLB entrance tests on April 22 and 23
Apratim Chatterjee, 30 Jan 2017, #MAHA CET

Directorate of Higher Education Maharashtra will be conducting MH CET Law, a common entrance test for admissions to undergraduate law programmes on April 22 and April 23, 2017. According to MH CET Law 2017 official notification, the entrance test for 3-year LLB programmes will be held on the earlier date and that for 5-year LLB on the latter one. It’s expected that the application form for Maharashtra common law entrance test will be available in February. However, the official notification says that the announced examination dates are still tentative and may change at a later stage. Candidates can read below to know more on MH CET Law 2017 notification.

LATEST - MH CET Law 2017 Application Form will be available soon


The State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra in accordance with DHE Maharashtra has notified the entrance examination dates for Maharashtra law programmes. “The final dates with detailed schedule of MH CET Law will be published through the official website and different media,” said Chandrashekhar V. Oak, Commissioner of Maharashtra State CET Cell, while adding information on MH CET Law 2017 notification.


What are MH CET Law 2017 important dates?


Candidates can find the expected dates for Maharashtra Law Common Entrance Test from the table below.


MH CET Law 2017 Events

MH CET Law 2017 Dates*


Exam Notification



Application form window

February – March


Admit card



MH CET Law for 3-year LLB programme

April 22


MH CET Law for 5-year LLB programme

April 23


Result announcement



Counselling window

June – August

*Tentative dates; subjected to change


Am I eligible for MH CET Law 2017?


DHE Maharashtra will be announcing eligibility criteria of MH CET Law 2017 along with the official brochure of common entrance test. Candidates, however, can read here the MH CET Law eligibility criteria for each of the law programmes– three-year and five-year integrated LLB.

Eligibility for 3-year LLB programme– Candidates appearing for three-year law programmes need to have a graduation degree with a 45 per cent marks in the aggregate of the subjects in the qualifying entrance examination. In addition to the academic qualification, candidates also need to comply by the age bar of MH CET Law.

Eligibility for 5-year integrated LLB programme– Candidates appearing for the five-year integrated law programmes need to have passed 12th examination from CBSE or any other examination board recognised by Maharashtra state government, securing a minimum of 45 per cent marks in the aggregate of the subjects in the 12th board examination. In addition to the academic qualification, candidates also need to comply by the age bar of MH CET Law.


What is exam pattern of MH CET Law 2017?


Candidates interested in appearing for the undergraduate law programmes can find below the important topics for each of the law entrance tests of Maharashtra state.


MH CET Law Entrance Exams

Important Topics


3-year LLB programmes

Legal Aptitude, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical & Analytical Reasoning and English


5-year integrated LLB programmes

Legal Aptitude, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning, English and Basic Mathematics


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which are the colleges in Maharashtra accepting mh cet law Exam scores?.

Aditya kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hello there!


Top law  colleges in Maharashtra accepting mh cet score are listed

  • Government Law college  , Mumbai.( Ranked 28)
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Law college, Pune.
  • Rizvi Law  college, Mumbai.
  • Thakur Ramnarayan College of law  , Mumbai.
  • Dr DY Patil College of law , Navi Mumbai.
  • University of Mumbai Law Academy, Mumbai.
  • DES Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College, Pune.
  • Dr Ambedkar College of law  , Mumbai.

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Which are some of the best and most used books for mh cet law Exam? Please suggest

Manisha Gupta Expert 11th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

If you are preparing CLAT then it would be helpful for MH CET law. You can also Avhad's Guide to Maharashtra CET Common Law Entrance Test which is very good for the programme. Here are some preparation tips you can follow given below:

Make your study plan in two parts, one is study plan and other is routine plan of your daily activities.

Join Mock test to analyze your performance and do practice as much you can.

Good Luck!


I want to ask when will online registration for mh cet law 2020 start?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019
Hello there!


MH CET Law 2020  application form for 5 year LLB course will be available from second week of January 2020 & for 3 year LLB course will be available from third week of February 2020. The last date to submit the application form will be till second week of March 2020 & third week of April 2020 for 5 year & 3 year law courses respectively. While filling application form, candidates will have to provide valid/ working email id & mobile number.General category candidates will have to submit Rs. 800 .Application fee for reserved category candidates will be Rs 400. Candidates will be able to submit the application fee via online mode.The mode of payment includes credit card, debit card, net banking, IMPS, & mobile wallets.The fee will be non-refundable in any case.


is Maratha reservation ( SEBC ) applicable for mh cet law and admission process ?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 28th Sep, 2019

Dear Harshal, OBC means other Backward Category. SEBC is Socially and Economically Backward Category and is especially for those Candidates who belong to OBC and whose annual income is less . Now coming to your question, the available reservations for MH CET Law are:

OBC: 27%

SC: 15%

ST: 7.5%

Now as SEBC falls under OBC, MH CET law has resevration for SEBC Category as well.


my question is for LLB three year , when is the final merit list displayed? is the first list availble alredy?

Manisha Gupta Expert 10th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

Kindly specify more your query about which university or college, you are asking the final merit list so that you can get answer of your query.

Good Luck!

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