MH CET Law 2017: DHE Maharashtra to conduct LLB entrance tests on April 22 and 23
Updated on Jan 30, 2017 - 6:26 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee

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.

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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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hey i want questions on mh cet law ???

LAKSHMI AMBIKA 12th Jan, 2020

Hello Deepak,

Are you aspiring to crack the MH CET Law exam? then you need to go through regular revision and practice much sample papers. candidates preparing for DHE administered law entrance exam are advised to practice MH CET Law 2020 sample papers. The law entrance test, commonly known as MH CET Law will be conducted for admissions to 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB courses.

here is the link for your question:

Hope you prepare and perform well.

All the Best.


there is mh cet law preparation

Kanupriya Gupta 14th Dec, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is conducted by Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra. It is a state level exam and for applicable for undergraduate students. The programmes offered are 3- year LLB course and 5-year integrated law course. It is an online objective type paper.

For preparation of the exam, you need to know the schedule of the applications to understand your planning and how to schedule your time-table.

For 5 year LLB:-

The application starts 20, Jan 2020

The application ends 2nd March, 2020

The exam will be on April 12, 2020

The results will be declared on 28th April, 2020

For 3 year LLB:-

The application starts 19th March, 2020

The application ends 6th May, 2020

The exam will be on 28th June, 2020

The results will be declared on 14th July, 2020

So, this means that if you are applying for 3 year LLB, you have more time to prepare and so you must schedule your studies within that time limit and vice versa.

The next step towards preparation is knowing the exam paper pattern and syllabus.

There will be 150 questions in the exam which will be objective-type. There will be no negative marking and each correct answer will be give 1 mark. The duration of the paper will be 120 minutes/ 2 hours.

The syllabus is as follows:

1. Legal aptitude and legal reasoning (30 marks) :

  • Indian polity including Executive, Judiciary and Legislature, etc.
  • Law prepositions with facts
  • Constitution

2. General Knowledge and Current affairs (40 marks) :

  • History
  • Geography
  • Latest rules and amendments
  • Current affairs (news, events, awards, etc.)

3. Logical and analytical reasoning (30 marks):

  • Completing arguments, drawing well-supported conclusions
  • Reasoning by analogy
  • Applying principles or rules
  • Sets and statements
  • Puzzle
  • Blood relation
  • Series and related concepts

4. English (30 marks) :

  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • One-word Substitution
  • Sentence Improvement and rearrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Errors - Common errors, Spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, spelling mistakes etc, English Comprehension etc.

5. Maths (50 marks) :

  • Profit and Loss
  • Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Average
  • Venn diagram and more...

For get a hang of both of these things, solve previous years question papers and mock tests given online.

Some more things to remember:

  • Planning the schedule will always help you. Start as early as you can for the exam to ace it.
  • Stick to that schedule and respect your time and manage it well.
  • Read newspaper daily.
  • Improve vocabulary in English by taking in information in English through newspaper, magazines or books.
  • Review your mock tests results.
  • Revise as much as you can! Make notes and follow them.

Hope this helps. All the best!


Can you provide me the detailed syllabus of MH CET LAW(5 year)?

Atharva Yeolekar 30th Nov, 2019

Hello aspirant!

You can view the syllabus for MHCET on our website.You can use the following link:

Good Luck


when will online registration process for MH CET LAW exam 2020 start ?.

Shareef 21st Nov, 2019
As the dates for the examination has not been released yet but it was guessed for releasing in particular months. Have a look at Important Dates for years MH CET LAW  examination,
  • Online registration starts in 2nd week of January
  • online registration ends in 2nd week of march
  • Hall ticket will be released in 2nd week of April
  • Exam will be held in 3rd week of April
  • Results will be held in 2nd week of may

After registration for MH CET LAW exam do we get any study material from the institution conducting the exam.

Sanjanaleekha 21st Nov, 2019

Hi there,

No there is no book provided by the university for entrance preparation purposes, although the market is flooded with books which can help you in cracking the entrance  exam, but finding the right book is a herculean task, for this you will need to analyse previous year exam questions and go through sample papers, but i have attached a link for your help which will guide you through the syllabus for the exam, paper pattern and also the books which you should refer,

Also you can access sample papers for MH CET Law here,

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