MHT CET 2017 - DTE Maharashtra has now declared the MHT CET 2017 final merit list. All of the candidates whose names are present in the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counselling process.The counselling session of MHT CET 2017 has commenced from June 5, 2017. DTE will be conducting the counselling session in online mode. The exam concluded on May 11, 2017, and the official answer key for MHT CET (provisional) was available from May 26. The result was declared on June 3, 2017. The MHT CET 2017 admit card was available from April 24. The application form was made available by DTE Maharashtra from February 14 to March 23 without late fees and from April 7 to 10 with late fee. The application fee of MHT CET 2017 could be paid online only. MHT CET 2017 was conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra on May 11 for admissions to engineering programmes available across the state engineering colleges of Maharashtra. DTE Maharashtra had scrapped MHT CET in 2014 & 15 to incorporate admissions through JEE Main scores. However, from 2016, the MHT CET exam was re-introduced for undergraduate engineering admissions. The academic year 2017-18 would be the second year for conducting MHT CET across the participating institutes of MHT CET 2017. Read on to know all details about MHT CET 2017 like eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, counselling, etc.
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A brief about MHT CET 2017
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Commonly called as
Undergraduate Entrance Exam
Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Applicants in number
Over 4 lakh
What's new in MHT CET 2017?
No offline application fee payment option is available for the admission year of 2017-18, unlike last year where bank challan facility was available for application fee payment.
For the admission year 2017, while filling the MHT CET 2017 application form Aadhaar Card Number will be required.
Educational eligibility criteria for admission to B.Tech/B.E. programmes for 15% All India Quota seats through MHT CET 2017 in private unaided colleges/institutions has been changed from the academic year 2017-18. According to the new eligibility criteria, unlike previous years, candidates seeking admission under 15% All India Quota seats need not to appear in MHT CET 2017, as the candidates will be admitted under this quota based on the merit list of JEE Main 2017 Paper I Score. However, as per DTE Maharashtra officials, in case seats in this 15% All India Quota remain vacant, then the seats will be offered to candidates of MHT CET 2017 as per their merit prepared on the basis of their CET score.
MHT CET Important Dates 2017
The Important Dates of MHT CET 2017 give details about all the dates related to events associated with the state engineering entrance exam. MHT CET Important Dates 2017 include dates related to registration, application form, result, admit card, merit list, counselling, etc. For all the important dates of MHT CET 2017, go through the table below.
MHT CET 2017 Important Dates
Online Registration & and confirmation of online application submission
February 14 to March 23, 2017
Online Registration & and confirmation of online application submission with late fee of Rs. 500
April 7 to 10, 2017 (till 3 pm)
Edit/Update details in application form
from March 24 to 30, 2017
Issue of Admit Cards (Online)
April 24 to May 11, 2017
Date of Examination
May 11, 2017
Period for submission of certificates/documents
Second week of May to third week of May 2017
Online display of Question Paper Booklets of each version on website
May 26, 2017
Online Display of Provisional Keys of each version on website
May 26, 2017
OMR Answer Sheets will be available on website
May 26 to June 2, 2017
Last date of Online submission of objections on Question Paper/Answer Key/Typographic errors
May 28, 2017
Declaration of Result/Marks
On June 3, 2017
Counselling Schedule of MHT CET 2017
Online Registration of Application for Counselling
June 5 to June 18, 2017
Documents Verification, Uploading and Confirmation of Application Form for Admission,
June 5 to June 18, 2017 (up to 5 PM)
Display of the Provisional Merit List for Maharashtra State/All India/J & K Migrant/NRI/PIO/OCI/CIWGC/FN candidates on website,
June 19, 2017 (Up to 5 PM)
Submission of Grievance, if any, for all type of Candidates at Facilitation Centres
June 20 to June 21 (Up to 5 PM)
Online Display of the Final Merit List
June 22, 2017
Round-I - Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP
June 28, 2017 (5 PM)
Round-II - Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP
July 10, 2017 (5 PM)
Round-III - Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP
July 21, 2017 (5 PM)
Display of Provisional Allotment for Additional Round
August 3, 2017
MHT CET Answer Key 2017
The official answer key for MHT CET which is provisional has been declared on May 26, 2017. DTE Maharashtra has announced that 4 questions are invalid in the MHT CET question paper. Therefore all candidates will be awarded 5 bonus marks in lieu of the same. The answer key of MHT CET 2017 is released by many coaching centres like Vidyalankar, Aakash, Rao IIT etc. Candidates can download the question paper with solutions provided by the institutes. Candidates who have objections to the provisional answer key will be required to write to the authorities by May 28 in the given format. They must use their registered email ID to submit their objections online to [email protected] The scanned OMR sheets of the candidates will be available from May 26 to June 2, 2017. After considering the objections, the admission committee will publish the final answer keys of MHT CET 2017. check the MHT CET answer key 2017 and download the same.
MHT CET Result 2017
The Result of MHT CET 2017 has been announced for candidates who have taken the national level engineering entrance test for B.Tech programmes on June 3, 2017 at 5 pm. Through MHT CET 2017 Result, DTE Maharashtra will release rank card/score cards online of the candidates who have appeared for the exam. MHT CET 2017 Result will carry the actual scores of the candidates they have secured in MHT CET 2017. Candidates have to download their result of MHT CET 2017 by entering their application number, date of birth and security key. MHT CET 2017 examinees must not forget to take printout of their MHT CET 2017 result and should keep it safe till the admissions are over. The test takers must carry MHT CET 2017 Admit Card, along with application form & challan printouts/valid Photo ID proof for identity verification to the exam centre on the examination centres. A separate merit list will be prepared by as per the scores of the candidates for different B.Tech courses.
MHT CET Merit List 2017
The final merit list of MHT CET 2017 has been released by DTE Maharashtra for those candidates who have appeared for the state level engineering entrance test. DTE Maharashtra has published the final merit list of MHT CET 2017 for admissions to B.Tech programmes across the participating institutes of MHT CET 2017 on June 21, 2017. The candidates were able to file their grievances regarding MHT CET Merit List 2017 from June 20 to June 21. Admissions to the state engineering colleges of Maharashtra will be based on test takers Merit/Rank List of MHT CET 2017.
MHT CET Counselling 2017
Online registrations for MHT CET Counselling 2017 has commenced from June 5, 2017. The Counselling of MHT CET 2017 will be conducted by DTE Maharashtra on the basis of merit of the examinees in MHT CET 2017. All of the candidates who qualified the entrance examination with the required marks had to register themselves for the counselling session from June 5 to June 18, 2017. Uploading of documents for verification has to be done after which the final merit list was declared. The selected candidates will have to fill the option form where their preferences will have to be submitted following which the allotment of seats will be done. All admissions will be done based on the merit and preference of colleges and course. DTE Maharashtra conducts counselling, seat allotment and admission process for qualifying candidates of MHT CET 2017 into undergraduate engineering programmes across the engineering colleges in the state. DTE Maharashtra will also announce the closing rank of all engineering institutes/colleges of MHT CET once the counselling is over. There will be four rounds including an additional round of counselling.
MHT CET Participating Institutes 2017
The Participating Institutes of MHT CET 2017 are the institutes that offer admissions to qualifying candidates of MHT CET 2017 into undergraduate engineering programmes available at these institutes. Admissions to qualifying candidates of the entrance examination are expected to be offered by 193 participating institutes of MHT CET. However, the final number of participating institutes of MHT CET is subject to change. See the list of MHT CET participating institutes 2017 below.
MHT CET 2017 Participating Institutes
To know the complete list of MHT CET 2017 participating institutes, click here
MHT CET Admit Card 2017
The Admit Card of MHT CET 2017 was available from April 24 to May 11, 2017 by DTE Maharashtra for candidates who have successfully filled in the application form of MHT CET 2017. The admit card of MHT CET 2017 could be downloaded by the candidates by entering the Application Number, Password (obtained during MHT CET 2017 Application Form submission) and Security Key. MHT CET 2017 Admit Card is an important document, hence candidates must ensure that they don’t damage the admit card and carry it to the test centre on the exam day.
Note: Without a valid admit card of MHT CET 2017, no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall or take the entrance test.
MHT CET 2017 Admit Card carries the following details in it:
Candidate’s roll number
Candidate’s registration number
MHT CET 2017 Exam Date
MHT CET 2017 Examination Centre
MHT CET 2017 Examination centre address
MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2017
The Eligibility Criteria of MHT CET 2017 are the conditions that are required by the candidates to be met in order to be considered eligible for the entrance exam. MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2017 includes eligibility conditions like academic qualification, age, marks and percentage secured in the qualifying marks, number of attempts, etc.
MHT CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech/B.E. admissions differ for different category of candidates and for home state candidates and outside Maharashtra candidates.
MHT CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Applicants are required to have passed class XII or equivalent examination in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) with atleast 50% aggregate marks from any recognized board/university.Check below
Eligibility requirement for qualifying exam for all other categories (SC, ST and OBC) is 45% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM).
MHT CET Application Form 2017
The Application Form of MHT CET 2017 with late fee was available from April 7 to 10. Earlier the application form of MHT CET 2017 with late fee was available till March 30. MHT CET 2017 application form without late fee was available from February 14 to March 23. Editing or Updation of details in the MHT CET Application Form 2017 was available from March 24 till 30, 2017. This facility accorded only once for any candidates who has filled the application but needs to correct some details or update the same. The application form of MHT CET 2017 is available online. Candidates must bear in mind to keep ready scanned images and photograph of the signature in the required dimensions before filling up MHT CET 2017 application form.
Steps to fill MHT CET 2017 Application Form
Click on the link here to register by entering personal details like email ID, phone number, etc
During the registration, the applicants have to create their own password. Preserve this password for all future communications and references.
After registration process is complete, start filling in the online application form
Once they have filled the application form of MHT CET 2017, the desirous candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature not more than 50 KB in size.
Now they have to pay the application fee, which can be done only through online mode. The online application fee payment channels for MHT CET 2017 are Credit Card/Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Internet Banking, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets. Once the fee payment is done, candidates must take printout of the confirmation page of the application form submission page after the application filling process is complete. This printout is not supposed to be sent through post.
MHT CET Application Fee 2017
MHT CET 2017 Application Fee (For General Category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra and J&K Migrant Candidates
Rs. 800 + (Service Charges)
MHT CET 2017 Application Fee [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra
Rs. 600 + (Service Charges)
Note: Some registered candidates have been sent emails/sms by DTE Maharashtra to reload Photograph and/or Signature files as they were not uploaded as per the specification mentioned by the exam conducting authority or were not suitable after the quality check. Such candidates are required to login through student portal and upload the image as per the instructions by DTE Maharashtra for MHT CET 2017.
MHT CET Exam Centres 2017
MHT CET Exam Centres 2017 are the venues where DTE Maharashtra will conduct MHT CET 2017 for admissions to 193 participating institutes. Check below the list of test centres in different districts along with their codes and divisional authorities. MHT CET 2017 was conducted across test centres across 36 cities/districts of Maharashtra.
MHT CET 2017 Exam Centres
Mumbai Sub Urban
MHT CET Exam Pattern 2017
The Exam Pattern of MHT CET 2017 gives details to the aspiring candidates about how the question paper of MHT CET 2017 would be? MHT CET Exam Pattern 2017 gives detailed information about the type of questions that come in the entrance test, mode of the test, sectional weightage given to different subjects, marking scheme, total number of questions, etc. Before preparing for the entrance test, it’s important for aspirants to completely understand the test pattern of MHT CET 2017. Know in detail about MHT CET Exam Pattern 2017 from the table below.
MHT CET 2017 Exam Pattern
Total number of Questions (MCQs)
Marks allotted per question
Physics & Chemistry
50+50 = 100
Botany & Zoology
Aspiring candidates for undergraduate engineering programmes need to appear in Paper I and Paper II.
For Health Science degree and other courses, the candidates have to appear in Paper III.
For incorrect answers, there will be no negative marking.
Each of three subjects, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will have 50 questions each, making it a total of 150 questions.
Each correct answer in Physics and Chemistry will be awarded 1 mark, while each correct answer in Mathematics section will be given 2 marks.
Each paper will be allotted 1.30 hours or 90 minutes
For physics and chemistry, the test will be conducted in English or Urdu or Marathi while Mathematics will be conducted in English only.
MHT CET 2017 will be offline or Pen & Paper based test wherein candidates have to blacken the answer options on OMR sheet.
MHT CET Syllabus 2017
The Syllabus of MHT CET 2017 is prescribed by DTE Maharashtra for candidates aspiring for B.Tech admissions through MHT CET 2017. The syllabus of MHT CET 2017 was the same as that of HSC exam of HSC Board of Maharashtra. Candidates aspiring to appear in MHT CET 2017 must prepare for the entrance examination basis the syllabus of MHT CET 2017, which will help them prepare in an organised manner without getting troubled about what to expect in the entrance test and what not to.
MHT CET Cutoff 2017
The Cutoff of MHT CET 2017 is the closing rank at which admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes across the participating institutes of MHT CET 2017 gets closed. MHT CET 2017 cutoff will be announced by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra on the basis of several factors like the total number of candidates appeared in the test, availability of the seats, difficulty level of the entrance test, etc. DTE Maharashtra has not yet released the cutoff for MHT CET 2017. Meanwhile, aspiring candidates can go through MHT CET 2017 Cut-off ranks of last 2 years from the table below.
Click here to check last year’s MHT CET cutoff of CAP Round III for B.Tech/B.E. admissions
Click here to check MHT CET Cutoff of last year of CAP Round I for admissions to undergraduate engineering programmes across the participating institutes of MHT CET.
Candidates can also check branch-wise closing ranks (2015) of All India (AI) category of top 10 branches after the last round (round 2):
MHT CET Branch-Wise Cutoff
Pharmaceuticals Chemistry and Technology
Oil, Oleo-chemicals and Surfactants Technology
Check top 10 sought-after colleges in Maharashtra along with their closing rank in 2015:
Top 10 colleges in Maharashtra
Bio Medical Engineering
Electronics and Telecommunication Engg.
Bio Medical Engineering
MHT CET 2016 Statistics
Attendance report of MHT CET 2016
Total number of candidates
Region-wise attendance report
% of absentee
Rest of Maharashtra
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