MHT-CET Exam 2018: Important Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Results


The MHTCET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a state level entrance exam. It is organised by the Government of Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell for admission in the Maharashtra technical colleges. The exam is conducted for admission in UG courses in Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy and professional degree courses in Agriculture. However, after the Supreme Court ruling admissions in the Maharashtra Medical admissions are done only on the basis of the NEET score.

MHT CET Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

Available Application Forms

MHT CET Exam 2018 Important Dates

About the MHT CET 2018

Important Dates

Exam Date

 10 May 2018

Get online Application Form from

18 January 2018

Closing Date of Application Form submission

25 March 2018

Online Application form submission (with late fee of ₹ 500/-)

26 to 31 March 2018

Admit Card issuance

24 April to 10 May 2018

Result Declaration

On or before 03 June 2018

MHT CET Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

The MHTCET exam consists of 3 papers. It has objective type questions. Those candidates who want to take admission in the Engineering course should compulsorily take the Paper -1 and Paper-2.

MHTCET 2018 Exam Pattern Details –

About the Exam


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 question paper will be in English.

Marking and Question Distribution in MHTCET 2018 Exam-

Name of Paper


No. of questions

Marks per questions

Total Marks

Paper -1





















Biology ( Botany)










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MHT CET Exam 2018 Eligibility

  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • He/ She should have done Class 12thor equivalent from any recognised University/ Board in PCM or PCB subjects.
  • The candidates appearing in the final year exams are also eligible to apply.
  • No age bar for the MHTCET exam.

MHT CET Exam 2018 Application Process

The application form for the MHTCET 2018 Exam can be filled online. The candidates avail the application form from 18 January 2018 until 25 March 2018. Candidates can also apply on later dates from 26 March to 31 March with the late fee of ₹ 500.

How To Apply

  • A candidate can apply online by visiting the official website of the MHTCET.
  • By clicking on the official link, the candidate will be directed to the registration page.
  • A candidate should get registered by filling his/ her details - Name, Address, Mobile number and valid Email id.
  • Upon registration, the login ID and Password will be sent to candidate’s email id.
  • With the login credentials, candidates can get access to the application form.
  • A candidate should fill all the necessary columns of the application form.
  • A candidate should also upload the scanned copies of his/ her Photograph, Signature and educational documents along with the application form.
  • The scanned copies should be in JPEG/JPG format. The dimensional size of the Photograph should be between 15KB to 50 KB, and the signature should be between 5KB to 20 KB.
  • A candidate should also pay the application fee.
  • He/ She should take the print out of the confirmation page.

Application Fee

Category of candidate

Application Fee

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


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


Mode of Payment

The Application fee can be paid through online mode. A candidate should click on the mode of the application fee payment.

  • A candidate can pay the application fee online through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Internet Banking/ IMPS/e-wallet.

Other Details

MHTCET 2018 Exam: Admit Card

The admit cards can be downloaded online from the MHTCET official website from 24 April to 10 May 2018. The candidates should use their login details to download their admit cards. The admit card contains, the candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Date of the exam, Time and address of the examination center. It is mandatory to carry one’s identity card along with the admit card in the examination center. The Identity Card can be Voter Id, Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Driving License, Bank Pass Book with a photograph, recent id proof issued by the college or institution or being signed by the Gazetted officer.

MHTCET 2018 Exam: Result

The result will be declared on or before 03 June 2018. The candidates can see their result online on the MHTCET official website. The merit list is prepared from the marks obtained by the candidates in the exam. A candidate should take the print copy of his/ her result and keep it safe until the completion of the exam procedure.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will the MHTCET 2018 Exam will be held?

It will be held on 10 May 2018.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for the exam?

The candidate should have done his 12th standard from any recognised university/board or institution.

Q. How much is the application fee of the MHTCET 2018 Exam?

The application for the candidate belonging to the general category from the state of Maharashtra or outside is ₹800. For SC/ST/OBC candidate from the state of Maharashtra, it should be ₹600.

Q. What should be the educational qualification for the exam?

Candidate should have done his 12th standard or equivalent from any recognised university/board or institution.

Q. When one can get the admit card for the exam?

One can get the admit card from 24 April to 10 May 2018.

Q. How to get the admit card for the exam?

Candidate can download the admit card from the official website of the MHTCET.

Q. What is the question pattern for the MHTCET 2018 Exam?

The exam has objective type questions.

Q. How many papers are there in the MHTCET 2018 Exam?

There are 3 question papers in the exam.

Q. What is the marks of each question paper in the exam is held?

Each question paper carries 100 marks, and the duration of each paper is 90 minutes.

Q. When will the result of the MHTCET 2018 Exam get published?

The result will be declared on or before 03 June 2018.