All you need to know about MH CET 2021

What is MH CET 2021 Law exam?

MH CET Law or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law is a state-level exam conducted by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra for admissions to law courses offered at the law colleges of Maharashtra.

Through the entrance exam, law aspirants are shortlisted for admissions to more than 10,000 seats of Five-year LLB courses offered at 120 law colleges.

The candidates are also shortlisted for admission to Three-year LLB courses offered at various law colleges in Maharashtra.

MH CET Law exam 2021 Dates:

MH CET Law 2021 exam for three-year LLB was held on October 4-5.

The exam for five-year LLB was held on October 8. 

MH CET Law 2021 Important Dates

MH CET exam dates 2021 have been announced as below:

Events Dates Details
Release of MH CET Law 2021 notification 28-Jun-2021 State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharastra has released the official notification for MH CET Law 2021 admissions for 5-year courses on the official website of the exam.
MH CET Law 2021 online applications (5-year LLB) 28-Jun-2021 to 20-Jul-2021 The online application window for MHCET Law is open on the CET Cell website for 5-year courses from June 28 to July 20.
MH CET Law 2021 online applications (3-year LLB) 15-Jul-2021 to 29-Jul-2021 The online application window for three-year LLB is open from July 15-29.
MH CET Law 2021 online applications (5-year LLB and 3-year LLB) reopens 02-Aug-2021 to 09-Aug-2021 The online application process reopened on the official website.
MH CET Law registration re-opens (5-year LLB and 3-year LLB) 14-Aug-2021 to 17-Aug-2021 The registration will re-open for both 3-year and 5-year LLB courses again on the official website.
Application edit window 14-Aug-2021 to 17-Aug-2021 The MH CET Law application form edit link for both 3-year and 5-year LLB courses will be made live on the official website.
Release of admit cards 28-Sep-2021 The admit card for three-year LLB courses has been made available on the official website of the state CET cell.
Release of admit cards 04-Oct-2021 The admit card for five-year LLB courses has been made available on the official website of the state CET cell.
MH CET Law 2021 exam (5-year LLB) 03-Oct-2021

08-Oct-2021

MH CET Law 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode.
MH CET Law 2021 exam (3-year LLB) 04-Oct-2021 to 05-Oct-2021 MH CET Law 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode.
Declaration of MH CET Law 2021 results To be announced The state cell will declare the result for 5-year and 3-year LLB course along with toppers list, first merit list and a tentative schedule for counselling rounds.
MH CET Law 2021 counselling begins To be announced The counselling process of MH CET Law 2021 admissions will begin with online choice/ options filling and locking by the candidates in the first merit list.

MH CET law 2021: Exam Highlights

Name of exam

MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)

Conducting body

State CET Cell Maharashtra

Official website

mahacet.org

Exam level

State-level, Undergraduate entrance test

Programmes offered

  • 5-year LLB

  • 3-year LLB

Participating institutes

Law colleges in Maharashtra

Seats offered

  • 3-year LLB – Around 16000 seats

  • 5-year LLB – Around 10,000 seats

Exam mode and type

Online mode, objective test paper

Application form fees

  • GEN – 800

  • Reserved category – 500

MH CET Law Exam Pattern 2021

The authorities have prescribed the test pattern of MH CET law 2021. It informs about the various test modalities such as exam mode, language, marking scheme, type and number of questions, and other details.

Candidates before starting the MH CET law preparation should read the exam pattern carefully. It helps them in shaping the preparation as per the requirements of the test.

As per MH CET 2021 law exam pattern, the test is held in online mode, with 150 multiple choice type questions. Each question carries one mark and there is no negative marking. Full details of the test pattern are given below.

MH CET law 2021 exam pattern

Exam mode

Online, CBT mode

Language

Marathi and English

Type of paper

Multiple choice question paper

Exam duration

120 minutes

Total number of questions

150

Total marks

150

Marking scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

Negative marking

No

*The exam pattern of MH CET law is the same for both 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes.

MH CET Law Syllabus 2021

The syllabus informs about subjects from which questions are asked in MH CET law 2021. Candidates preparing for MH CET law should refer to the syllabus while preparing for the exam. MH CET law syllabus for 5-year LLB is divided into 5 sections whereas the syllabus for 3-year LLB will have four sections. The details are given below.

MH CET Law 2021 syllabus and subject wise marks distribution

Subject/Topics

For 5-year LLB

For 3-year LLB

Number of questions

Marks

Number of questions

Marks

Legal aptitude and legal reasoning

40

40

30

30

General knowledge with current affairs

30

30

40

40

Logical and analytical reasoning

40

40

30

30

English

30

30

50

50

Maths

10

10

N/A

N/A

Total

150

150

150

150

The CET Cell will declare the MH CET law 2021 result a few days after the conduct of the test. The result of MH CET law 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB will be released separately.

MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates applying for MH CET law 2021 must read the eligibility criteria of MH CET Law 2021 before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria of MH CET law for both 5-year LLB and 3-year LLB is given below.

MH CET LAW 2021 Eligibility Criteria

3-year LLB

  • The candidate must have passed graduation with a minimum of 45% marks from a recognized university. SC and ST category candidates domiciled in Maharashtra must score at least 40% marks in the qualifying exam.

  • VJNT, SBC and OBC category candidates of Maharashtra must score at least 42% marks in the qualifying examination.

  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to appear in the MH CET law entrance examination for 3-year LLB admissions.

5-year LLB

  • Candidates applying for the 5-year LLB admission test of MH CET law should have passed Class 12th from a recognized board or institution.

  • The candidates must score at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination. SC and ST category candidates must score at least 40% marks. Whereas the VJNT, SBC and OBC category candidates must score minimum 42% marks in the qualifying exam.

  • Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible for appearing in the state-level law entrance examination.

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