Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test-MHCET


MHT-CET (MHCET) is conducted by the Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell for admission to the first year of full-time degree courses of Health Sciences and Technical Education (Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy) in the state of Maharashtra.

Exam NameMaharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test
Also Known AsMHT-CET
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelState
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byState Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

UPDATE (June 23, 2022): The facility to correct one’s particulars in the Application Form is available now.

UPDATE (May 4, 2022): Last date to apply for MHT-CET 2022 has been extended.

UPDATE (May 2, 2022): MHT-CET 2022 exam dates have been revised again.

UPDATE (Apr 22, 2022): MHT-CET 2022 exam dates have been revised.

UPDATE (Apr 21, 2022): MHT-CET 2022 exam has been postponed, revised dates to be announced later.

UPDATE (Mar 30, 2022): Last date to apply for MHT-CET 2022 has been extended.

UPDATE (Mar 26, 2022): MHT-CET Applications will be closing soon.

UPDATE (Mar 25, 2022): MHT-CET 2022 exam dates announced.

UPDATE (Feb 10, 2022): MHT-CET 2022 Applications are open now.



  • The exam will be a computer-based test (CBT).
  • Group I (PCM) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Physics+Chemistry.
  • Group II (PCB) will consist of two subject papers namely, Mathematics, and Biology.
  • Each subject paper will be of one and half hours duration and 100 marks.
  • 20% of questions in each subject paper will be from Class XI while the remaining 80% of questions will be from Class XII.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) i.e. each question will have four choices, only one being the correct choice.
  • There will be no Negative Marking.
  • The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, the Mathematics paper shall be in English only.




GroupGroup-I PCM
Total Duration180 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (50+50 Questions, 50+50 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinMathematics (50 Questions, 100 Marks)



GroupGroup-II PCB
Total Duration180 Minutes
01 Min to 90 MinPhysics + Chemistry (50+50 Questions, 50+50 Marks)
91 Min to 180 MinBiology (100 Questions, 100 Marks)




  • PCM Group: August 5 to August 11, 2022
  • PCB Group: August 12 to August 20, 2022 (excluding August 15, August 16, August 17)



  • Shift I: 0900-1200 Hours
  • Shift II: 1400-1700 Hours



  • Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.



  • Candidates must be passed/ appearing in the HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination.



  • There is no age limit.


Class XI Syllabus

  • Mathematics Syllabus: Trigonometric functions, Trigonometric functions of Compound Angles, Factorization Formulae, Straight Line, Circle and Conics, Sets, Relations and Functions, Probability, Sequences, and series.
  • Physics Syllabus: Measurements, Scalars, and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids, Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current, Magnetism.
  • Chemistry Syllabus: Some basic concepts of chemistry, States of Matter: Gases and liquids, Redox reaction, Surface chemistry, Nature of chemical bond, Hydrogen, s-Block elements(Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Basic principles and techniques in organic chemistry, Alkanes.
  • Biology (Botany) Syllabus: Diversity in organisms, Biochemistry of cell, Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition, Plant Growth and Development.
  • Biology (Zoology) Syllabus: Organization of Cell, Animal tissues, Human Nutrition, Human Respiration.

Class XII Syllabus

  • Mathematics Syllabus: Mathematical Logic, Matrices, Trigonometric functions, Pair of straight lines, Circle, Conics, Vectors, Three-dimensional geometry, Line, Plane, Linear programming problems, Continuity, Differentiation, Application of derivative, Integration, Applications of definite integral, Differential equation, Statistics, Probability distribution, Bernoulli trials and Binomial distribution
  • Physics Syllabus: Circular motion, Gravitation, Rotational motion, Oscillations, Elasticity, Surface tension, Wave motion, Stationary waves, Kinetic theory, Wave theory, Interference and diffraction, Electrostatics, Current electricity, Magnetic effects of electric current, Magnetism, Electromagnetic inductions, Electrons and Photons, Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei, Semiconductors, Communication systems.
  • Chemistry Syllabus: Solid State, Solutions and colligative properties, Chemical Thermodynamics and energetic, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Halogen derivatives of alkanes (and arenes), Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life.
  • Biology (Botany) Syllabus: Genetic Basis of Inheritance, Gene: its nature, expression and regulation, Biotechnology: Process and Application, Enhancement in Food Production, Microbes in Human Welfare, Photosynthesis, Respiration, Reproduction in Plants, Organisms and Environment -I.
  • Biology (Zoology) Syllabus: Origin and the Evolution of Life, Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance, Genetic Engineering and Genomics, Human Health and Diseases, Animal Husbandry, Circulation, Excretion and osmoregulation, Control and Coordination, Human Reproduction, Organisms and Environment-II


MHT-CET 2022 Application Fee for each group (PCM and PCB) is as follows:

All General Category Candidates₹800
Reserved category candidates belonging to Other than Maharashtra State₹800
Reserved category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State₹600
All PwD Category candidates₹600
*Reserved Categories include SC, ST, DT, VJ, NT1, NT2, NT3, OBC, SBC, EWS



  • The registrations for MHT-CET 2022 examination will begin on February 10, 2022.
  • The last date to apply without any late fee is March 31, 2022 April 15, 2022 and the last date to apply with a late fee of Rs. 500 is April 7, 2022 April 23, 2022 May 11, 2022.
  • UPDATE (Mar 30, 2022): Last date to apply for MHT-CET 2022 has been extended



  1. Visit the MHT-CET site & click on “Registration (For New Candidates)”.
  2. Read the instructions carefully and click Ok.
  3. Fill the online application form with appropriate details and Upload your scanned photograph and Signature.
  4. Pay the examination fee online using a Debit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking.
  5. Save the generated confirmation page for future use.




  • The answer keys of the computer based examination will be made available on the MHT-CET website as per schedule.
  • The recorded responses of the candidates will also be made available to candidates along with the answer keys.



  • The result of the exam is expected to be declared on the MHT-CET website after it’s notified.


  • The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this category.



  • The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from the State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this category.



  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National are exempted from appearing for MHTCET.
  • In order to normalize the candidate scores across multiple sessions, Percentile scores will be used.
  • The Percentile Score is a score calculated based on the relative performance of all the candidates who appeared in the exam. It will be calculated up to 5 decimal places to avoid the bunching effect and reduce ties.
  • Candidates will be ranked by their Percentile score.
  • The score and rank secured by a candidate will be shown in the result.



Start Date of online Application Form FillingFebruary 10, 2022
Last Date for filling online Application FormMarch 31, 2022 April 15, 2022
Last date to apply with late Late FeeApril 7, 2022 April 23, 2022 May 11, 2022
Issue of Admit CardTBA
Date of MHT-CETPCM: June 11 – June 16, 2022 August 5 – August 11, 2022
PCB: June 17 – June 23, 2022 August 12 – August 20, 2022 (excluding August 15 – August 17)
Display of Candidate’s responsesTBA
Submission of objections on Question PaperTBA
Declaration of ResultTBA


Candidates can contact CET Cell through written communication, phone or email.

CET Cell Contact Information
AddressState Common Entrance Test Cell,
8th Floor, New Excelsior Building,
A. K. Nayak Marg, Fort,
Mumbai – 400001, Maharashtra (India)
Support Phone022-49150801
Admission Helpline+91-8975857462, +91-8856860692, +91-8857834644, +91-8857954644, +91-9028625695


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