MH CET 2024 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Type & Mode

Filed in Exam by on May 12, 2021

MH CET 2024 Exam Pattern contains details about the mode of exam, number of questions, marking scheme, and complete exam pattern. Also known by the name of MHT CET through which candidates can get admission in various engineering and medical institutions of Maharashtra State.

In this article, candidates can check the details of the MH CET 2021 Exam Pattern.

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is administered by Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai. It is a state-level entrance exam through which admissions will be offered in the professional first-year degree courses in the field of Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture and Pharmacy. It also provides the five years of Pharm.D course.

MH CET Exam Pattern 2024

In this section, candidates can check the complete exam pattern of MH CET 2021.

  • Date of Examination: The written exam will be conducted in various exam centers of Maharashtra state from July 2023 for PCB & PCM.
  • Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode (Computer-based mode).
  • Answering Mode: Candidates must use a black ink ballpoint pen to mark their answers.
  • No. of Papers: There is a total of three papers.
  • Total Marks: Each paper will be consisting of 100 marks.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will be comprised of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Time & Duration of Examination: There will be three papers which is one and half hours (90 minutes) for each paper.
  • Language of Question Paper: Mathematics will be asked in the English language only. The medium of examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Choices for Answering Questions: Candidates have to attempt all questions.
  • Marking Scheme: In Mathematics, for the correct answer, 2 marks will be allotted to the candidates. For other subjects, one mark will be given to the candidates for the correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in the circle the wrong option.

MH CET 2024 Marking Scheme



No. of Question (MCQ) Based on

Total Marks

Class XI

Class XII

Paper 1





Paper 2








Paper 3

Biology (Botany)




Biology (Zoology)



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Syllabus of Examination

The  MH CET 2024 Syllabus is comprised of the subjects which are included in the above exam pattern. Questions will be asked the same as per the current year of HSC (10+2) & class 11th of HSC Board of Maharashtra. The 20% weightage is given to the class 11th syllabus & 80% weightage is given to the class 12th syllabus.

Some Instructions for Attempting the Exam

  • The candidates seeking admission to the Engineering and Technology courses have to must attend Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • The candidates seeking admission to Pharmacy or Pharm.D should appear for Paper 2 as well as in Paper 1 and/ or Paper 3.
  • A separate OMR answer sheet will be provided to the candidates for each paper. After completion of the exam, candidates have to hand over the OMR answer sheet to the invigilator.
  • Candidates have to circle the correct answer from the given option with a black ballpoint pen.
  • Once a candidate will circle the answer, he/she cannot change the answer later on.
  • Candidates cannot use another method of marking such as dot, tick, half-circle, etc. It will be considered as an invalid answer.

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