MH-CET Law Eligibility Criteria

For admissions to undergraduate courses in Law, the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, conducts MH-CET Law to admit students to the top law colleges in Maharashtra. To appear for MH-CET Law, students must fulfil the required eligibility criteria. Having proper knowledge about the MH-CET Law eligibility criteria is essential before filling the application form. However, if the candidate is found ineligible at any stage, their candidature will be rejected at the very moment.
The applications for MH-CET Law are now open, and candidates can apply until 17 August 2021. However, the exam is scheduled for 3 October 2021. Therefore, the candidates must know the exact information and essential details about the examination and its eligibility criteria.
 Below mentioned are the MH-CET Law eligibility criteria for the MH- CET Law Entrance.
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MH-CET (Law) Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidate should be an Indian Citizen to apply for the exam.
  • There is no upper age limit to appear for the exam.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with an aggregate of 45% marks for the general category and 40% for the SC/ST category from a recognized board or university.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum aggregate criteria for MH-CET Law.
  • Students appearing for their 10+2 examinations can also apply for the MH-CET Law.
  • Even candidates who completed their senior secondary or high school or acquired a first-degree certificate from correspondence or distance education are also eligible to apply for the MH-CET Law examination. Yet, the candidate must provide that they have already received basic qualifications (9th or 10th) before obtaining the minimum required academic qualification.
MH-CET Law: Reservation Criteria
Every law college in Maharashtra follows common reservation criteria as prescribed by the State Common Entrance Test Cell. However, candidates applying for the exam must be aware that the candidates domiciled in Maharashtra will only benefit from the reservation. Candidates applying from other states than Maharashtra must apply under General Category.
Following criteria of the reservation shall be applicable for the candidates.
  • 10% seats are reserved laterally for the candidates from all over the country in all the Government/ Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University departments/ courses.
  • 85% seats are laterally reserved for students of Maharashtra state in all the Government/ Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University department courses.
  • 5% seats are reserved under the NRI/ OCI/ PIO quota for foreign nationals or Indian candidates with foreign nationality in all the Government/ Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University department courses.
  • There is no minority quota in unaided institutes, and 65% of seats are reserved for students of Maharashtra state.
  • In unaided minority institutes, 51% of seats are reserved for minority candidates.
  • 20% of seats are reserved for NRI/ OCI/ PIO/ Foreign candidates in all the unaided institutes. This includes a 5% quota defined for NRI/ OCI/ PIO/ Foreign candidates.
MH-CET Law: Reservation Policy
All of the reservation benefits of the mentioned categories will be availed by the candidates belonging to Maharashtra. Candidates applying from different states must apply under General Category.
Category of Reservation
Percentage of Seats Reserved
Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converted to Buddhism (SC)
13.00 %
Schedule Tribes (ST)
7.00 %
VimuktaJati (VJ)/ De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)
3.00 %
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)
2.5%
Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)
3.5%
Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)
2.00 %
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
19.00 %
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All of the points, as mentioned above, must be kept in mind before applying for MH-CET Law. However, the candidate must take care of the details and information they provide. The application form release date will soon be announced. You can refer to their official website for the upcoming updates regarding the admit card release and examination dates.
So, be careful while applying for the exam and adhere to the eligibility requirements as mentioned.
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