MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019

MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria for 2019 lists out what different conditions are applied for the candidates belonging to different categories to be able to appear for the MHT CET 2019 examination. MHT CET is prescribed by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra. It is the authority which regulates MHT CET examination. It is a state level examination which is organized for providing admission to the UG courses, i.e. Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Agriculture and Fisheries Technology/Dairy technology courses under MAFSU

Domicile, age, educational qualification, qualifying exam and the marks scored in it, subject combination in the qualifying test, etc are few of the points considered for eligibility. Candidates can go through the entire Eligibility criteria for MHT CET 2019.

It is mandatory for candidates to appear for subjects that is important for specific course. Read the table below for the information on mandatory subjects:

Course Subjects
1st year Engineering and Technology degree courses Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
1st year Pharmacy/Pharm.D degree course. Physics, Chemistry as well as Mathematics or Biology
1st year B.Sc. (Honours) (Agriculture)/B.Sc. (Honours) (Horticulture)/B.Sc. (Honours (Community Science)/B.Tech. (Biotechnology) degree courses PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) or
PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
1st year B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)/B.Tech. (Food Technology) degree courses PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
1st year B.Sc. (Honours) (Forestry) and B.F.Sc. (Fisheries Science) degree course PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology)
1st year Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) degree courses PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology)
1st year Bachelor of Technology (Dairy Technology) [B.Tech.(D.T.)] degree courses PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
Note

The candidate availing the facility of scribe / writer shall be given compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination. (30 minutes compensatory time for the one and half hour duration paper).

Eligibility for admission to first year Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy, Pharm D. courses

The candidates who have passed/appearing in the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination and should be a citizen of India. Such candidates are eligible for appearing for MHT CET 2019. There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MHT CET 2019.

A. Candidature Type

  • Maharashtra State Candidature: A Candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E.
    Type Eligibility criteria
    Type A Candidates, those pass 10th & also 12th or Diploma in Engineering or B.Sc examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra state. Candidates, those have a domicile of Maharashtra or born in Maharashtra.
    Type B Candidates, those not fall in Type A, but those fathers or mother is domiciled in Maharashtra & have domicile certificate
    Type C Candidates, those not fall in the Type A & B but those fathers or mother is a government employee of India & posted in Maharashtra State before last date of submission of application for CAP.
    Type D Candidates, those not fall in any of the Type A, B & C but those fathers or mother is an employee or retired employee of Government of Maharashtra.
    Type E Candidates who pass 10th & 12th examination from a recognized board situated in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area or from Maharashtra and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.
  • All India Candidature: Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible in this criteria.
  • Minority Candidature: Candidates belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from the State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible in this Category.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature:
    1. The children of the citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or are from the unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities; or
    2. The children of the officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission; or
    3. The children of the staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism are eligible in this category.
      Note

      However as preference is given to the J & K Migrant candidates appeared for JEE(Main) 2019 over MHT-CET 2019 are advised to appear for JEE(Main) 2019.

  • Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National .Such types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT CET 2019.
    Note
    1. It is mandatory to appear for MHT CET 2019 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to B.E./B. Tech. However All India Candidature & Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature candidates may or may not appear for MHT CET 2019 as Score of JEE(Main) Paper I shall be preferred over MHT CET 2019 for admission to B.E./B. Tech.
    2. It is mandatory to appear for MHT CET 2019 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Minority Candidature All India Candidature, & Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature seeking admission to B. Pharm. / Pharm. D.

B. Eligibility conditions and requirements for admissions to:

1. Engineering / Technology

  • Maharashtra State Candidature Candidate:
    1. The Candidate should be an Indian National
    2. Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects as Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational, and should have been obtained at least 50% marks (at least 45% marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) in the above subjects taken together; and the marks obtained in MHT-CET 2019. Or
    3. Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology course and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45 % marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only)
    4. Or Passed B.Sc. Degree from a Recognised University as defined by UGC. and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45% marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject.
  • All India Candidature Candidates, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidates:
    1. The Candidate should be an Indian National
    2. Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as the compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects as Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational and must have obtained at least 50% marks (at least 45% marks, in case of Backward class categories and with Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) in the above subjects taken together and Obtained score in JEE(Main) Paper I or MHT-CET 2019.
    3. Or Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45 % marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only)
    4. Or Passed B.Sc. Degree from a Recognised University as defined by University Grants Commission and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45 % marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) and passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject.

2. Pharmacy

  • Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates and All India Candidature Candidates
    1. The candidate should be an Indian National
    2. Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects as Mathematics or Biotechnology or Biology and obtained at least 50% marks (at least 45% marks in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) in the above subjects taken together
    3. Obtained Score in MHT-CET 2019.

3. Pharm D

  • Maharashtra State Candidature and All India Candidature Candidates
    1. The candidate should be an Indian National
    2. Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects as Mathematics/Biotechnology /Biology and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45 % marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
    3. Or Passed Diploma Course in Pharmacy from institutes affiliated to State Board and having approval of competent central authority and State Government and obtained at least 50 % marks (at least 45 % marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging only to Maharashtra State)
    4. The candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks in the MHT-CET 2019.
Note
  1. Eligibility criteria for Candidates belonging to Person with Disability:
    Type of disability Sub type
    BL/LV Blind
    Low Vision
    OH One leg affected
    Both legs affected
    One arm affected (Dominant Hand)
    Both arms affected
    Others Cerebral Palsy
    Hearing Impaired
    Locomotor Disability (Affecting writing speed)
    Learning Disability/Dyslexia
    Autism
  2. The candidates should submit a certificate clearly stating that the extent of disability is not less than 40% and the disability is of permeant nature.
  3. Admission to Mining Engineering course: Female candidates are not eligible for admission to Mining Engineering course.

Eligibility for admissions to first year professional degree courses in agriculture universities

Candidates who have passed/appearing in the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination and must be a citizen of India. Such candidates are eligible for appearing for MHT CET 2019. There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MHT CET 2019.

Candidature Type

  • Maharashtra State Candidature: The Candidates having Domicile of Maharashtra State / School Leaving Certificate which as the place of birth from Maharashtra/birth Certificate issued by the competent authority from Maharashtra are eligible under this Category.
  • Other State Candidature: Candidates who are having Domicile Certificate/Residential Certificate / Residence and date of birth Certificate issued from the competent authority other than Maharashtra state are eligible in this category.
  • Minority Candidature: Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature: (applicable only for constituent / aided colleges):
    1. The children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities or
    2. The children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism are eligible in this category

5. Children of NRI, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National. Such types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MHT CET 2019.

Note

It is mandatory to appear for MHT CET 2019 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra State Candidature, Other State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to undergraduate courses in agriculture universities. But other common entrance tests such as JEE / NEET / AIEEA-UG (ICAR, New Delhi conducted All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission) will also be considered equivalent to MHT CET for admission.

  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Sc. (Honours) Agriculture
    1. XII Std.(Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology /Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Inter Agriculture (with Physics, Chemistry) and English.
    2. The obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCB / PCM) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology / Mathematics must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Sc. (Honours) horticulture
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Inter Agriculture (with Physics, Chemistry) and English.
    2. The obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCB / PCM) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology / Mathematics must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Sc. (Honours) Forestry
    1. XII Std.(Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Inter Agriculture (with Physics, Chemistry) and English.
    2. Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCB) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology/Mathematics must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering)
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology.
    2. The obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCM) of the respective year which is conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Tech. (Food Technology)
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology.
    2. Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCM) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Sc. (Honours) Community Science
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English
    2. Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCB/PCM) of the respective year which is conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology / Mathematics must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four year integrated programme leading to B.Tech. (Bio-Technology)
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English
    2. Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (PCB/PCM) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    3. The candidate who have passed qualifying examination without Biology / Mathematics must have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.
  • First year of four years integrated programme leading to B. F. Sc. Degree Course
    1. XII Std. (Science) passed in 10 + 2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics or Inter Agriculture (with Physics, Chemistry) and English
    2. Obtain score in Common Entrance Test (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.The candidate who has passed qualifying examination without Mathematics shall have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university
      Note
      1. The Candidate should be a citizen of India.
      2. The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination / (XII Std.-Science) securing not less than 50% marks for General category (Open) and 40% marks in aggregate for reserved categories (SC/ST/VJa/NTb /NTc /NTd / OBC / SBC).
      3. The candidate other than Maharashtra State (OS) and Institutional quota will be admitted through MHT CET / JEE / NEET / All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission (AIEEAUG conducted by ICAR, New Delhi)
      4. Admission to all Undergraduate degree programmes under State Agriculture Universities shall be on the basis of 70% marks obtained in CET conducted by competent authority [MHT CET / JEE / NEET / All India Entrance Examination Test for Admission (AIEEA-UG conducted by ICAR, New Delhi)] and 30% marks of total percentage at qualifying examination / (XII Std.-Science) and the other weightages will be as per the existing provisions / rules of MCAER, Pune.
      5. These rules of eligibility and requirement for admission to undergraduate professional degree courses of State Agriculture Universities shall also be applicable to all constituent and affiliated aided colleges.
      6. Eligibility criteria for Candidates belonging to Person with Disability: In addition to the basic qualification mentioned above, candidate who is suffering from any one of the following permanent disability is eligible to seek admission against seats reserved for Persons with Disability candidates, provided they submit a certificate clearly stating that the extent of disability is not less than 40% and the disability is of permanent nature.

Eligibility For Admission To First Year Professional Degree Courses In Maharashtra Animal And Fishery Sciences University.

All the candidates passed / appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard examination or its equivalent examination and having Indian Nationality are eligible for appearing for MHT-CET 2019. No age limit.

  • Candidature Type.
    1. Maharashtra State Candidature: The candidates who have passed X, XI & XIIth examination from the institutions situated in the State of Maharashtra will be eligible for admission on the seats available for Maharashtra domicile candidate. The candidates who have passed XIIth or equivalent examination from the institutions situated out of Maharashtra and whose parents are domiciled in Maharashtra, will be eligible for admission on merit basis subject to the condition that they should upload the required Domicile/Residence certificate issued by Competent Authority from Maharashtra state in the name of his/her parent indicating minimum 3 years stay in preceding 10 years in Maharashtra state.
    2. Other State Candidature: The other state candidate or those candidates who and whose parents have not resided in the state of Maharashtra for minimum 3 years in the preceding 10 years from the date of submission of application for admission shall be eligible for admission under 2% seats reserved as OS quota. Such candidate should submit Domicile / Residential certificate issued by concerned Competent Authority from their state in the name of candidate or his/her parent, or School/College Leaving Certificate (indicating the place of birth) or Birth Certificate along with the application form.
    3. Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature: The wards of citizens displaced due to terrorist activities from Jammu & Kashmir and also from the wards of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services, Indian Police Services and other officers and staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu & Kashmir to combat terrorist activities as per Govt. Resolution No. AGU-2095/23106/CR-181/19- A, dated 5th September, 1996 and No. AGU/1197/28688/CR-94/97/19-A, dated 27th October, 1997.
    4. NRI/FN/PIO Candidature:
      1. The candidate should secure 50% marks in the individual subject of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English at XIIth Std. or equivalent examination for B.F.Sc. degree course.
      2. The candidate should secure 50% marks in the individual subject of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English at XIIth Std. or equivalent examination for B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) degree course.
      3. The candidate who have passed XIIth Std. or equivalent examination from India must have appeared in MHT-CET-2019. However, the candidate who have passed XII Std. or equivalent examination from abroad need not appear for MHT-CET-2019.
  • Eligibility Criteria as per notification dated 14th June 2018 or its amendment from time to time :
    SI No Professional Educational Courses Eligibility Conditions and Requirements for Admission
    1. First year of four year integrated programme leading to Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) (1) Candidate who have passed XII Std. (10+2) with 50% marks for Unreserved category and 40% marks for Reserved category in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English taken together are eligible for admission to B. F. Sc. Degree Course.
    (2) Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
    2. First year of four year integrated programme leading to Bachelor of Technology (Dairy Technology) B. Tech (D.T.) 1) Candidate who have passed XII Std. (10+2) with 50% marks for Unreserved category and 40% marks for Reserved category in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English taken together are eligible for admission to B.Tech. (D.T.) Degree Course.
    (2) Obtained score in Common Entrance Test (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) of the respective year conducted by the competent authority.
Note
  1. The Candidate should be an Indian National.
  2. The admission of candidate to B. F. Sc. degree course shall be made on the basis of his / her merit of corrected points (the percentage / percentile of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at MHT-CET 2019 plus the applicable weightage). Whereas, the admission of candidate to B. Tech. (D.T.) degree course shall be made on the basis of his / her merit of corrected points 9 (the percentage / percentile of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at MHTCET 2019 plus the applicable weightage).

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