MH CET Law

MH CET Law was introduced by the Government of Maharashtra in 2016 conducted by Maharashtra CET Cell once a year usually in February or March to grant admission to students in top law colleges including government law college, BAMU, and many more in the state. The seat intake capacity of a 5-year MAH-LLB integrated program remains around 5000. The exam will be conducted across 18 cities of Maharashtra consists of 150 objective type questions and the time duration is 2 hours. The exam paper is divided into 5 sections for a 5-year program, which are the core areas to test a candidate’s ability. The score obtained in the exam remains valid for the academic year in which the student has given the exam. There will be a total of 141 colleges for a 5-year program that will participate in the process which will release category-wise cutoffs and grant admission to students after having MH CET Law counseling. Maharashtra CET cell has the right to add and remove colleges from the list of participating colleges in MH CET Law.

 

Eligibility of MH CET Law

Here are the standards that are applied to the program MAH-LLB (5 years) offered by the colleges under the MH CET Law Exam. 

 

  • Nationality – Candidate should have Indian citizenship only
  • Age Limit – There is no upper age limit set for both the programs
  • Registration – Final year candidates are eligible to register and apply for the law exam
MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria: Candidature
There is various sort of candidature under which the eligibility standards are stated by the competent authority. They are as follows:
1) Maharashtra State Candidature
  • Various types of candidatures fall under this category. They are as follows:
  • Type A – a candidate who has Domicile of Maharashtra or born in Maharashtra provided candidate should have completed his/her graduation or post-graduation from the state of Maharashtra, or
  • Type B – candidate’s father or mother is domiciled within the State of Maharashtra, or
  • Type C – candidate’s father/ mother is an employee of the Govt. of India or has GOI Undertaking and is posted or reported to duty in Maharashtra State before submission of application form for CAP, or
  • Type D – candidate’s father or mother is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra or having undertaking from Government of Maharashtra, or
  • Type E – candidates passing SSC and HSC Exams or Equivalent Examination from a recognized institution or a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and having mother tongue as Marathi.
2) All India Candidature
Candidates having Nationality as Indians are eligible to fill the application form for MH CET Law Exam under this category.
 
3) Minority Candidature
The candidate must have Maharashtra domicile and should belong to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community within the State.
 
4) NRI/ Foreign Students/ OCI/ PIO Candidature
There is no need for the candidate to apply and appear for MHCET Law Exam and the same can be expected in 2021. They can directly register for CAP after the completion of the CET examination and declaration of results
 
5) Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature
  • Children of J&K citizens, who are dislodged from J&K to any part of India or from the hazardous fringe territory of J&K to a generally more secure spot in J&K from 1990 onwards because of fear-based oppressor exercises.
  • Children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belong to military and paramilitary forces or transferred to J&K to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission.
  • Children of staff and officers of J&K police engaged in combating terrorism; are eligible under this category.
 

Exam Structure

Sr. No.

Area

No. of

Questions

Marks per Question

Total Marks

1

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

40

1

40

2

General Knowledge with Current Affairs

30

1

30

3

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

40

1

40

4

English

30

1

30

5

Mathematical Aptitude

10

1

10

6

Total

150

1/ Question

150

Content of the Syllabus

  • Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning: This section will examine the candidate’s interest in the study of Law, Legal aptitude, and problem-solving ability.
  • General Knowledge with Current Affairs: The subject is to assess the knowledge of the recent happenings and awareness of the world
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning: The subject will test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links, and rectify illogical arguments. 
  • English: This section will consist of questions from the areas like Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies, etc.) Proficiency (Idioms and Phrases, one-word Substitution, Sentence Improvement, and rearrangement, fill in the blanks, etc) English Usage Errors (Common errors, Spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, spelling mistakes, etc.) English Comprehension 
  • Mathematical Aptitude: This section will test the numerical ability of candidates. The mathematics questions will be set as per 10th Std. various topics including Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Venn Diagram.
 

MH CET Law Registrations

Candidates have to apply on the official website of MAH LLB 5-Years https://info.mahacet.org/cet2020/LL.B5/ and can check the steps to fill the application form of MHCET Law  as under 

Step 1: Registration

The candidate will be visiting the official website of the Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Maharashtra, and click on the “MAH LLB 5-year registration link”.

  1. Afterward, candidates need to register their details such as name, email ID, mobile number, and other contact information.
  2. After submitting these details, the provisional registration number will be sent which candidates need to save and keep for future reference.
  3. Further, candidates will receive their application number as well as passwords on the email ID and mobile number registered by them.

Step 2: Fill the Application Form

Thereafter, candidates will have to log in on DHE’s official website using the provided application number and password 

  • They need to provide their details such as their father’s/ husband’s name, correspondence address as well as educational details such as certificates/ mark sheets for SSC/ HSC/ Convocation/ Degree or equivalent degree.
  • After filling in the details, candidates need to click on the ‘Validate your details’ link and should check all the details provided by them, click on the ‘Save’ and ‘Next’ tab.

 Candidates will then upload scanned copies of the signature and photograph of themselves. The signature needs to be done with a black ink pen on white paper.

Document

Format

Dimensions

Photograph

JPG/JPEG

20 KB to 50 KB

200X230 pixels

Signature

JPG/JPEG

10 KB to 20 KB

140X60 pixels

Step 4: Pay the Application Fee
Candidates can pay the application fee for MHCET law admissions through Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/ Visa/ Maestro/ MasterCard), IMPS, Cash Cards, Mobile Wallets, or Net Banking. The application fee paid by each candidate is mentioned below:

Category

Fee in INR 

General category candidates from Maharashtra State and J & K
migrant candidates

Rs 800

Outside Maharashtra State Candidates

Rs 800

Reserved category candidates from the state of Maharashtra

(ST, SC, VJ/DT (NT-A), NT-1(B), NT-2(C), NT-3(D), OBC and SBC)

Rs 400

Step 5: Submit the Application Form
  • Once candidates submit the application fee they will be provided with an e-receipt informing them about the payment received from their end.
  • Candidates are advised to take a clear print of this e-receipt of application fee payment.
  • After this, candidates can preview the information provided by them and once they are sure that all the information fields are correctly filled, they must click on the ‘Final Submit’ button. 
  • On submitting and completing this step, the application process for MHCET Law 2020 will complete.
 

Details on This Page

Important Dates

For the 5-year program

Activity

Scheduled Dates (Tentative)

Online Registrations for  MAH-LLB CET on the website http://cetcell.mahacet.org/ for 5-year program start
of application form

Last week of January 2021

 

 

Last date to apply

2nd week of March 2021

Last date (fees payment)

Last week of January to 2nd week of March2021

Admit card

2nd week of April 2021

Exam date

4th week of April 2021

Announcement of MH CET Law result

2nd week of May 2021

Starting of counseling (CAP)

Last week of July 2021

TOP COLLEGES & EXPECTED CUTOFF

Expected Cutoff marks Top 20 MH CET Law colleges for MAH-LLB program 

S.No.

Law College

Location

Expected
cutoff-21

Website link

OPEN

OMS

1

Government Law College

Mumbai

102

110

http://glcmumbai.com/

2

Rizvi Law College

Mumbai

96

92

https://law.rizvi.edu.in/

3

Indian Law Society’s Law College

Pune

95

107

https://ilslaw.edu/

4

University of
Mumbai Law
Academy

Mumbai

94

104

https://mu.ac.in/university-of-mumbai-law-academyumla

5

Deekshabhoomi Nagpur’s Dr. Ambedkar
Law

Nagpur

86

64

http://dacn.in/display/page/LawDepartment

6

Adv. Babasaheb Apte College of Law

Dadar

84

69

http://www.abalawcollege.edu.in/

7

Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College

Pune

80

102

https://www.deslaw.edu.in/

8

Pravin Gandhi
College of Law (First Round Cut
off)

Vile Parle

99

99

http://pgcl.ac.in/

9

University of Mumbai’s School Of Law

Mumbai

72

99

https://mu.ac.in/thane-sub-campus

10

Dr.D.Y. Patil College Of Law

Mumbai

71

58

http://www.dypatil.edu/schools/schooloflaw/

11

Shankarrao Chavan
 Law College

Pune

71

40

https://www.sclc.edu.in/

12

Nari Gursahani Law
College (First Round Cut off)

Mumbai

76

65

https://www.nglawhsnc.edu.in/

13

R.T.M.N. U`S Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
College Of
Law

Nagpur

68

58

http://www.rtmnubacl.org/

14

Nalanda Law College

 

68

https://nalandalawcollege.com/

15

Oriental College Of
 Law

 

67

46

https://ocl.edu.in/

16

Modern Law College

Pune

67

56

http://modernlawcollege.org/

17

Vivekanand
Education Society’s
College of Law

Mumbai

64

76

https://ves.ac.in/law/

18

N.B. Thakur Law
College

Nashik

64

https://nbtlawcollege.com/

19

Asmita College of
Law

Mumbai

63

59

http://asmitacollegeoflaw.com/

20

Mahatma Gandhi
Missions Law College

Mumbai

61

25

https://mgmlaw.edu.in/page/index.php

 

MH CET Law 5- the year 2019 exam, held on 21 April 2019 from 10 AM – 12 Noon. The online exam had 150 Questions having one mark each. The difficulty was on the easy-moderate side, had some surprises in the exam

Click Here to Check MH CET Law Previous Year Paper Analysis of 2019, 2018 and 2017

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