About MT-CET Exam

Engineering Entrance , MHTCET (Engg)

Maharastra Common Entrance Test (MT CET) Exam:


One of the main reasons for advancement in Maharastra Technological studies is that this state houses two economic power houses of India, Mumbai and Pune. Maharastra is the third largest state in terms of area and population, and one of the favorite destinations for aspiring technocrats. The State of Maharastra is home to 155 engineering colleges or some of the universities in maharashtra with an annual intake of 48250 students (according to 2004 Statistics). Among all the engineering colleges  VJTI, D J Sanghvi College of Engineering, Government Engineering College Pune are some of those institutions, which have established themselves as instances of perfect quality for studies and research among students, academicians, educationists and scientists.

MT CET entrance test, one of the premier engineering entrance exam in India. The MT-CET is an annual entrance exam conducted by Maharashtra Government. One of the distinguishing features of the MT CET exam is that, it does not carry any strict domicile requirement. Candidates from Maharastra and other states of India are welcome to appear for this examination. On this context one aspect needs special mention that the non Maharashtra candidates can apply for the admissions against the Institute level seats and the vacant seats after completion of Centralized Admission Process. But this condition is completely applicable in case of the Unaided Private  MHT CET Engineering Colleges/Institutes.

The autonomous colleges of maharashtra take a bit different approach for selection of the candidates. The selection is held through a separate Admission Process, followed by Counseling.
Here follows names of those institutions which are falling under this category:

1.) College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) (

2.) University Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (UICT) (

3.) Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai (VJTI) (

4.) Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded. (SGGSIET) (

5.) Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli (WCE) (


Offered Courses in Maharashtra CET:

Through Maharashtra common entrance test (MTCET admission test), candidates is offered to pursue their degree courses in following streams:

1.) Engineering (BE); 2.) Technology; 3.) Pharmacy, 4.) BVSc & AH, Health sciences


 Maharashtra CET Admission Procedure:

Maharashtra government has come up with a set of established rules for admitting students in the vacant seats left with various colleges after the Centralized admission process is over. Step by step admission process:

1.) Combined CET for Engineering or Technology, Pharmacy and Health Science Courses (MT-CET)
2.) CET is applicable for Maharashtra and Outside State candidates also.
3.) First three rounds are through centralized allotment process by Direct Allotment for Maharashtra and All India (AIEEE).
4.) Fourth Round by is a Centralized Counseling process on the basis of MTCET marks only for Maharashtra candidates.
5.) Seats remaining vacant after fourth round to be filled at Institute level with the Priorities specified. For Govt. Institutes, on the basis of MTCET-2012 marks. For Unaided Institutes as per guideline in Information Brochure.


MT CET Exam Pattern:

The MT CET Entrance Exam consists of three question papers of subjects mathematics, Physics & chemistry, Biology - Botany & Zoology.

Paper I: Physics & Chemistry (50 marks each)
Paper II: Biology -Botany & Zoology (50 marks each)
Paper III: Mathematics (100 Marks)

All three papers are of 100 marks each. All questions are compulsory. Detailed question paper pattern MTCET entrance.


Qualification Criteria MTCET Admission Test:

Each candidate who is desirous to be part of reputed colleges of Maharashtra Technological studies must fulfill qualification criteria strictly.

1.) Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed 12th class examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent exams with minimum 50% marks and in case of candidates of Backward categories (only for Maharashtra State) with minimum of 45% marks and Candidate should have a positive AIEEE Score.

2.) Completed State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with subjects English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign National or Children of NRI:

In addition to the above basic eligibility criterion the candidate should also prove their eligibility verified by the respective University Authorities before seeking admission and are not required to appear for the MT-CET or AIEEE.

Eligibility criteria for specialized branches of Engineering:

i.) Admission to Bio- Medical Engineering course:
Candidate should have passed in the subject of Biology in the qualifying examination in addition to the above eligibility criteria’s.

ii.) Admission to Bio-Technology Engineering course:
Candidate should have passed in the subject of Biology or Biotechnology in the qualifying examination in addition to the above eligibility criteria’s 

iii.) Admission to Mining Engineering course:
Female candidates are not eligible for Mining Engineering course.

iv.) Admission to Marine Engineering Course
Candidates aspiring to take Marine Engineering Course should directly contact the Principal of the college for eligibility criteria.

Go through complete qualification criteria of MTCET entrance for candidates of different country or states as well as candidature for different family background or for different courses or eligibility physically challenged etc.


Important Dates MT CET Entrance Test:

Schedule & Sale of information brochure and application forms:

Through Jr. College/High School/Divisional Authority, from February to March

Month of Examination:  May

Other Important Links
MT CET Eligibility Criteria
Exam Pattern MTCET
MT CET Contact Details
MT CET Points to Ponder
MTCET Affiliated Colleges-1
Colleges List2 MT CET
MT CET Syllabus
MT CET Results
MT CET Counselling
MT CET Cut Off



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