MHT CET 2022: Counselling(Started), Result(Out), Application Form, Exam Date, Admit Card, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Last Modified on : 20 Nov 2022

The MHT CET or MH CET is the abbreviated form of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test. This is a state-level entrance exam organized by the Government of Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell for admission to UG courses in engineering/technology, pharmacy and professional degree courses in Agriculture. Clearing the exam can place interested candidates in the top-notch technical government as well as private colleges in the state of Maharashtra. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) is the exam conducting body of MHT CET 2022.

MHT CET 2022 Latest Notification –

- The MH-CET Counselling started on 21st September 2022.

- The Result for MHT CET 2022 will be announced on 15th September 2022.

- The Answer Key for MHT CET 2022 was announced on 1st September 2022.

- The Exam date for Engineering is between 5th to 11th August 2022.

- The Exam date for Agriculture is between 12th to 20th August 2022.

- The Admit card of PCB was released on 28th July 2022.

- The Admit card of PCM was released on 26th July 2022.

MHT CET 2022 Overview

Exam Name

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET 2022)

Conducting Authority

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE)


Admission to UG courses in Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy

Exam Level


Mode of Application


Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper (Offline)

Exam Occurrence

Once a year

Exam Date

August 2022

Official website

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MHT CET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • IIT JEE Main 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download
  • IIT JEE 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download

MHT CET Exam 2022 Important Dates

MH CET 2022 exam schedule for exam related events as per official notification.

MHT CET 2022 Events

Important Dates

Release of application form

10th February 2022

Last date to apply (along with fee payment)

31st March 2022 is now extended till 15th April 2022

Last date to apply (with late fee)

between 16th April 2022 and 11th May 2022

Admit card availability

26th July 2022 (PCM)

28th July 2022 (PCB)

MHT-CET Exam 2022

5th to 11th August 2022(Engineering)

12th to 20th August 2022(Agriculture)

Answer Key

1st September 2022

Result declaration

15th September 2022

MH CET Counselling 2022

21st September 2022

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Note: The State CET Cell 2022 would also announce the details about the mode of the exam and its format; hence candidates appearing for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2022 are advised to keep visiting the official website to get the latest updates about the exam.

Group-Wise Exam Dates for PCB and PCM students –

Candidates appearing for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2022 must note that the MHT CET exam will be performed for two groups i.e. PCM and PCB students. Candidates can find the group-wise exam dates for MHT-CET 2022 once the notification is released

State CET 2022 exams are also conducted to screen candidates for admission to Higher Education Professional Courses. The courses and tentative schedule are as under:

CET Name

CET Exam Date

MAH M.Arch CET 2022

2nd August 2022


15th September 2022


4th - 5th August 2022


21st August 2022

MAH M.P.Ed CET 2022

21st August 2022

MAH M.P.Ed CET 2022 (Field Test)

22nd - 25th August 2022

MAH M.Ed CET 2022

2nd August 2022

MAH B.Ed / M.Ed CET 2022

2nd August 2022

MAH LLB - 5 Years CET 2022

2nd August 2022

MAH B.P.Ed - 5 Years CET 2022

2nd August 2022

MAH B.P.Ed - 5 Years CET 2022  (Field Test)

3rd - 6th August 2022

MAH BA/BSc B.Ed Integrated CET 2022

4th August 2022

MAH B.Ed & B.Ed(ELCT) CET 2022

21st - 22nd August 2022

MAH  LLB - 3 Years CET 2022

3rd and 4th August 2022


19th June 2022

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MHT CET Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

MHT CET 2022 Exam Pattern -

The MHTCET 2022 exam will consist of 3 papers. Paper-I and II are compulsory for candidates willing to take up the engineering course. An applicant seeking admission to Pharm.D degree course is required to appear for Paper-I and/or Paper-III as well as Paper-II. The pen and paper mode exam will have objective type questions.

MHTCET 2022 Exam Pattern Details



Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper based mode

Type of questions

Objective type questions

Number of Papers

3 Papers

Number of questions

50 questions in Paper I and 100 questions each in Paper-II and III

Total Marks

300 marks

Duration of exam

90 minutes for each paper.

Medium of Exam

English/Urdu/Marathi for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. For Mathematics, the question paper will be in English.

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Marking and Question Distribution in MHTCET 2022 Exam

Name of Paper


No. of questions

Marks per questions

Total Marks

Paper -1





















Biology ( Botany)










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MHTCET 2022 Syllabus -

The MHTCET Syllabus 2022 will comprise the study structure or curriculum of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. 80% weightage will be given to XII standard curriculum, while 20% weightage will be given to the standard XI curriculum. This means you will mainly have to study topics from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. You need to plan your preparation strategy as per the chapters and topics prescribed by the Directorate.

How to Prepare for MHT CET 2022?

  • Thorough understanding of the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Create a timetable
  • Previous years’ question papers and mock tests
  • Work on sample papers
  • Prepare notes regularly
  • Revision is very important. Make it a habit!
  • Take breaks
  • Eat healthily, sleep well and maintain good health

MHT CET Exam 2022 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria of the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2022 constitute information about the educational qualification of the candidates, their age, nationality, etc. These measures would determine whether they can go ahead with the application process or not. Let’s take a quick look at some of the important MHT CET 2022 eligibility criteria.

  • Nationality: The applicants should be citizens of India.
  • Academic Qualification: They should have passed Class 12th or equivalent test from a recognised University/ Board in PCM or PCB subjects.
  • Minimum Marks: To be eligible for MHT CET 2022, the minimum mark you need to score in the 12th standard is 50%. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC categories need to possess 40% marks in aggregate.
  • Qualifying Exam: The candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in 2022 are also eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: No age bar for the MHTCET exam.

Note: Students from overseas countries (NRI, PIO, OCI, Gulf Countries, etc.) can get direct admissions to technical colleges without appearing in the exam. However, such candidates must have passed the minimum qualifying exam with the required marks.

MHT CET Exam 2022 Application Process

The application form for the MHTCET 2022 exam can only be filled online. The application forms have been available on the official website from 10th February 2022. Read the instructions carefully before remitting the application fee amount. Forms submitted without the required fee amount will be rejected.

MHT-CET 2022 Exam Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of the MHTCET.
  • Click on the registration page and fill in the fields with details like name, address, mobile number and valid email id.
  • Upon registration, the login ID and password will be sent to the registered email id.
  • With the login credentials, candidates can get access to the application form.
  • Fill all the necessary columns with appropriate details.
  • Upload the scanned copies of photograph, signature and educational documents.
  • Remit the application fee amount as prescribed by DTE.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

Document Specifications -

The scanned copies should be in JPEG/JPG format. The size of the photograph and signature should be between 15KB to 50 KB and between 5KB to 20 KB respectively.

MHTCET 2022 Exam Application Fee


Application Fee

SC/ST VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), /OBC/SBC & PWD candidates from the state of Maharashtra.

INR 600/-

General candidate either from Maharashtra or from outside; J & K

INR 800/-

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Mode of Payment

The Application fee can be paid through online mode. The applicants have to register for MHT-CET 2022 at - and then only the payment can be made via

  • Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking/ IMPS/e-wallet.

MHT CET Exam 2022 Other Details

MH CET Admit Card 2022

  • The State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra will release the MHT CET hall ticket 2022.
  • Both PCM and PCB candidates may visit the MHT CET 2022 official website and download their admit card.
  • Candidates will have to enter their application number and the subject which they applied for in order to download MHT CET admit card 2022.
  • The candidates should use their login details to download their admit cards.
  • The call letter will carry information such as the candidate’s name, roll number, date of the exam, time and address of the examination centre.
  • It is mandatory to produce one photo identity card along with the admit card at the examination centre.

The photo identity card can be -

  • Voter ID
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Pan card
  • Driving license
  • Bank Pass Book

How to download MHT CET 2022 Admit Card?

Steps to download the MHT CET Special exam admit card 2022.

  • Visit the MHT CET 2022 official website.
  • Click on the special exam admit card link available.
  • Enter the login details in the special admit card link provided.
  • Download the MHT CET 2022 Special Exam admit card for further reference.

The MHT CET 2022 special exam admit card includes details such as the name and roll number of the students, the name of the examination, slots of exams, reporting time to the exam center, exam center name and address, and the instructions to be followed on the day of the exam.

According to the notification available on the official website, students appearing for the MHT CET 2022 examinations are also required to download the ‘Unconditional Undertaking’ for the exam day.

MHTCET Answer Key 2022

  • The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell will release the MHTCET 2022 answer key along with the OMR sheet on the official website.
  • Once the answer key is released, candidates who have appeared in the MHT CET 2022 examination will be able to check the answer key online at
  • Candidates who have appeared in the examination will be able to raise objections against the MHT CET answer key by providing appropriate representations.
  • With the help of the answer key and OMR sheet, the candidates can get a tentative idea about the marks they will get in the exam.
  • The answer key can be accessed using the login credentials – registration ID and password.

How to check MHT CET answer key 2022 once it is out?

Step 1: Visit the official website at

Step 2: Click on the answer key link that will be flashing on the homepage.

Step 3: Key in your login credentials.

Step 4: The MHT CET answer key 2022 will be displayed on the screen, download and take its printout.

Marking Scheme of MHT CET Answer Key – How To Calculate

The marking scheme of the MHT-CET 2022 answer key is as follows:

  • For the correct answer, two marks are allotted to the candidates in Mathematics.
  • For other subjects, one mark is given to the candidates for correct answers.
  • There is no negative marking in the entrance exam.

MHT CET 2022 Final Answer Key

  • The final answer key of MHT CET 2022 will be made available by the CET cell.
  • The final MHT CET answer key is released based on the challenges received by the candidates on the provisional key.
  • If there are any changes in the provisional key, then the final answer key of MHT CET 2022 will be updated accordingly.
  • Based on the final answer key, MHT CET 2022 raw score is calculated for result preparation.
  • Candidates can download the MHT CET 2022 final answer key from the official website

MH CET Result 2022

  • As per the official announcement, the MHT CET 2022 result will be declared on the official website.
  • The merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the exam.
  • It is advised to take a print copy of the result/marks and keep it safe until the completion of the admission procedure.
  • Candidates can obtain their results from the official website of Maharashtra’s State Common Entrance Test Cell, which is
  • At the time of result checking, they do need to follow the step-by-step procedure to obtain MHT CET 2022 results online.

Steps to check MHT CET 2022 result online

Candidates have to follow the steps given below to check their official results for MHT CET 2022 through the official website:

  • Visit the official website of the Directorate of Technical Education or State Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra.
  • On the website, click on the link "Candidates Login".
  • A new page will open where students will be required to enter their login credentials.
  • Click on the "Submit" tab.
  • MHT CET 2022 results will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the MHT CET result and also take the printout of the scorecard for future reference.
  • Click here to see the details imprinted on the MHT CET 2022 scorecard.

Then commences the counselling process!

MHTCET Counselling 2022

  • The MHTCET counselling 2022 will begin after the declaration of the result.
  • Candidates are encouraged to participate in the procedure by registering on the website.
  • Keep the original documents beforehand for verification during the process.
  • You need to select your preferred colleges and courses.
  • If shortlisted, the physical presence of the candidates is highly recommended.

Colleges Accepting MHT CET 2022 Score

The participating institutes of the exam accept MHT CET scores. Candidates can choose their preferred institute for admission during the MHT CET counselling and seat allotment process. Take a look at some of the colleges accepting MHT CET scores 2022.

  • K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering
  • Sinhgad Academy of Engineering
  • Sardar Patel College of Engineering
  • Government College of Engineering, Amravati
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • NBN Singhad School of Engineering
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society
  • Sinhgad Institute of Technology and Science
  • Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering
  • ICT - Institute Of Chemical Technology

MHT CET Exam Frequently Asked Questions

5th to 11th August (Engineering) and 12th to 20th August 2022 (Agriculture)

Like every year, the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) will organise the MHTCET 2022 exam.

Yes, he can.

A candidate should have completed the 12th standard from a recognised university/board or institution with 50% marks in aggregate.

Application forms submitted without the payment of the prescribed amount will be rejected immediately. The general category candidates are required to pay INR 800/-. For the SC/ST/OBC candidates from the state of Maharashtra, it should be INR 600/-.

Yes, it is possible. Payment can be done through credit card, debit card and net banking.

28th July 2022 (PCB group)

26th July 2022 (PCB group)

Login to the official website and using the login credentials you can download the admit card for MHT CET 2022.

The exam has objective type questions. There will be 3 question papers in the exam.

DTE will begin the counselling process after the result is out. Candidates are suggested to register for the process and select their choices.

Yes, absolutely. Students from other states are eligible for MHT CET 2022. They must fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.