MH CET (Law) 2020: About
The Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra has extended the last date to submit the MH CET law application form for 3-year LLB from May 06 to May 20. As per the updates, the exam will be conducted on July 28, 2020. The entrance exam for five year LLB stands postponed Till Further orders on account of COVID-19 outbreak in the country. For MH CET law 2020 5-year LLB, the official notification says a new schedule for all upcoming events will be notified soon on its official website. MH CET law 2020 exam will be conducted in online mode. The application form for five years LLB under MHCET law 2020 was closed on March 06.
MHCET Law 2020 Application Form for 3 Year LLB Extended till May 20: APPLY HERE
MH CET (Law) 2020: Overview
|Examination||MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)|
|Conducting body||Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra|
|Exam level||State-level, Undergraduate entrance test|
|Programmes offered||5-year LLB|
|Participating institutes||Law colleges in Maharashtra (MH CET Law 2020 scores will also be accepted in many other govt & private law colleges in Maharashtra)|
|Seats offered||3-year LLB – More than 13000 seats|
5-year LLB – Around 10,000 seats
|Exam mode and type||Online mode, objective test paper|
|Application fees||Gen – Rs. 800|
Reserved category – Rs. 500
MH CET (LAW) 2020: Important Dates
|Registration Open||21 Jan 2020|
|Registration Deadline||06 March 2020|
|Downloading Hall Ticket||27 March 2020|
|MH CET (5 Yr LLB) Examination||Postponed till Further Orders|
MH CET LAW 2020 Application Form for 5 Year LLB: APPLY HERE
|Registration Open||19 March 2020|
|Registration Deadline||20 May 2020|
|Downloading Hall Ticket||05 June 2020|
|MH CET (3 Yr LLB) Examination||28 June 2020|
|Results||14 July 2020 (Tentative)|
MH CET (Law) 2020: Eligibility Criteria
The conducting body has prescribed the eligibility criteria for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB. Candidates looking for admissions to the law courses offered by the MHCET law participating institutes must ensure that they meet the required eligibility criteria as mentioned below.
Educational Qualification – Candidate should have completed Intermediate or any equivalent exam (for eg. 3-year diploma in engineering) from any recognized board or university.
- Candidates who have completed their senior secondary or obtained first-degree certificate through distance education or correspondence method are also eligible to apply for MH CET Law, provided such candidates have already acquired basic qualification (class – 10th, class – 9th) before completing the minimum required qualification i.e. class – 12th.
Educational Qualification – Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. Further, candidates should note that the 10+2+3 pattern is mandatory for MH CET Law 3-year LLB.
- An applicant who has completed an undergraduate degree of minimum 3 years and PG degree of ? -years duration along with the basic qualifications in 10+2+3 format are eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2020.
- Candidates in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for MH CET Law 2020.
- Candidates having a degree from the open university, recognized by UGC are also eligible.
Read More About the MH CET (Law) 2020 Eligibility Criteria: CLICK HERE
MH CET (Law) 2020 – Minimum required percentage in the qualifying exam
The conducting body has also set some minimum standards in terms of the minimum required marks in the qualifying exam and are applicable to all candidates appearing for 3-year LLB or 5-year LLB. The details are given in the table.
MH CET law 2020 minimum marks required
|Category||Minimum aggregate required in qualifying exam|
|General candidates belonging to Maharashtra (as per domicile certificate)||45%|
|SC/ST candidates from Maharashtra||40%|
|VJ / DT / NT(A) / NT / O.B.C./ S.B.C. Category belonging to State ofMaharashtra.||42%|
|Candidates from other states (All category)||45%|
MH CET (Law) 2020: Application Process
Candidates can fill the application form of MHCET law 2020 in online mode. The application form for 5-year LLB has been closed, while the applications for 3-year LLB will commence has been released on March 19. To apply for MHCET law 2020, candidates will have to register at the admission portal of CET Cell, Maharashtra and fill the application form along with uploading the documents. Once the application form is filled, candidates will be required to pay the application form fee. The MHCET law application form 2020 can be filled in the following steps.
Tips for Form Filling for MH CET 5 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
Tips for Form Filling for MH CET 3 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
How to apply for MH CET Law 2020
Basic information – Register at the admission portal by providing personal information such as name, contact details, email id.
Photo and Signature Upload – Candidate will need to upload the scanned photo (20kb – 50 kb) and signature (10kb – 20kb) in .jpg format.
Details – In this section candidate will have to fill the details such as category, domicile, centre of examination preference, date of birth, parents name, address details and others.
Education qualification – Candidate will have to provide all the educational qualification details in this section such as 10th, 12th and graduation marks, year of passing, school name, university name etc.
Preview of MH CET Law application form 2020 – Once the application form is filled in totality, candidate can take a preview of it. The preview will show all the details provided by the candidate. After verifying that all details are correct and authenticate, the candidate can move for payment section.
Application fee payment – The application form fee can be submitted in online mode using net banking/credit card or debit card facilities.
Candidature Type Documents for MH CET 5 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
Candidature Type Documents for MH CET 3 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
MH CET Law 2020 – Reservation criteria
The Maharashtra law colleges will offer seats on the basis of reservation criteria. To get the benefits of reservation, candidates will have to apply for category reservation at the time of registration and filling-up of MH CET Law 2020 application form.
Candidates should that category reservation benefits will be available to only those who are domiciled in the state of Maharashtra. Other candidates from outside of Maharashtra will have to apply under general category. The category-wise reservation criteria is mentioned below.
MH CET (Law) 2020: Exam Pattern
The conducting body has prescribed an exam pattern of MH CET 2020 through the official information brochure. For both undergraduate programmes, MH CET Law exam pattern 2020 will be the same only syllabus will differ in some aspects. The entrance test will be conducted in online mode and 150 objective type questions will be asked in the test. Candidates will be given 120 minutes to attempt the test. For detailed MH CET law exam pattern, candidates can refer to the table given below.
Mock Test for MH CET 5 Year LLB: Click Here
Mock Test for MH CET 3 Year LLB: Click Here
MH CET Law exam pattern 2020
|Exam mode||Online, CBT (Computer Based Test)|
|Language||Marathi and English|
|Type of paper||Multiple choice question paper|
|Exam duration||120 minutes|
|Total number of questions||150|
|Marking scheme||1 mark for each correct answer|
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning||40||40|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||30||30|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||40||40|
Syllabus and Marking Scheme for 5 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning||30||30|
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs||40||40|
|Logical and Analytical Reasoning||30||30|
Syllabus and Marking Scheme for MH CET 3 Year LLB: CLICK HERE
Guidelines for Calculating Marks Obtained: CLICK HERE
MH CET (Law) 2020: Counselling and Seat Allotment
MH CET Law counselling 2020 counselling and seat allotment will start after the declaration of results, at the final stage. Candidates who were found eligible as per the merit list released by the authorities will be called for counselling. The counselling process involves a series of steps like candidates’ online registration, collecting admission letter, remitting the counselling fees and then finally submitting the original documents. There will be multiple rounds of counselling. And, the total number of counselling rounds will depend on how much seats are left vacant after each round of counselling
The seat allotment will be based on the parameters of merit cum preference and availability of seats. Candidates scoring higher marks and finding better rank will be given preference on seat allotment as they will have more options while selecting colleges.