MHT CET (DTE MAHARASHTRA) 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
The MHT CET 2017 for admission to Health Sciences and Technical courses in the state of Maharashtra will have three papers. Paper I consists of 50 MCQs from Physics and 50 MCQs from Chemistry. The Paper II will have 100 questions from Biology – 50 questions from Botany and 50 questions from Zoology. There will be 50 questions from Mathematics in Paper III. All the three papers will be set from the Class 12th Syllabus of HSC Board of Maharashtra. Candidates are therefore advised to go through the syllabus of HSC examination recommended by HSC Board of Maharashtra for all the subjects i.e., Physics, Chemistry, biology and Mathematics.
All the candidates applying for the entrance test will have to appear for different papers as per the stream and course opted by them respectively. For example, those aspiring to take admission in Health Sciences will appear in Paper I and Paper II. Those looking to get into Engineering degree courses will apply for Paper I and Paper III. The aspirants for Pharmacy Degree courses have to appear for Paper I mandatorily while they have an option of either appearing for Paper II or Paper III, or else appear for both the papers together.
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All the multiple choice questions in Paper I and Paper II will carry the weightage of 1 mark each. The questions in Paper III will carry 2 marks each. A candidate can attempt a maximum of 200 questions for Health sciences and 150 questions for Engineering degree courses while those applying for Pharmacy degree courses can attempt either 150, 200 or 250 questions depending on which paper and how many papers they are appearing for. One mark will be awarded to the examinees for each correct response. There is no provision for negative marking in MHTCET 2017 so candidates will have the option of making thoughtful guesses.
All the 3 papers are of One Hour and Thirty Minutes duration each. Candidates appearing for Paper I and Paper II will have to answer 100 MCQs in 90 Minuctes which is even less than a minute per question. Those appearing for Paper III will have to answer 50 questions in 90 Minutes. Paper I (Physics & Chemistry) and Paper II (Biology) would be conducted in English, Marathi and Urdu while Paper III (Mathematics) would be conducted in English only.
It is very important for aspiring candidates to know the important sections of a particular paper based on their weightage in order to plan their preparation well. Those who are appearing for MHT CET 2017 will be particularly benefitted from this section. The detailed syllabus for all the subjects is mentioned below. The syllabus is primarily based on the class 12th syllabus of HSC Board of Maharashtra:
|CIRCULAR MOTION||SOLID STATE||GENETICS AND EVOLUTION (BOTANY)||MATHEMATICAL LOGIC|
|GRAVITATION||SOLUTIONS AND COLLIGATIVE PROPERTIES||BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATION (BOTANY)||MATRICES|
|ROTATIONAL MOTION||CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND ENERGETIC||BIOLOGY AND HUMAN WELFARE (BOTANY)||CONTINUITY|
|OSCILLATIONS||ELECTROCHEMISTRY||PLANT PHYSIOLOGY (BOTANY)||DIFFERENTIATION|
|ELASTICITY||CHEMICAL KINETICS||REPRODUCTION IN ORGANISMS (BOTANY)||APPLICATIONS OF DERIVATIVE|
|SURFACE TENSION||GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES OF ISOLATION OF ELEMENTS||ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT (BOTANY)||INDEFINITE INTEGRATION|
|STATIONARY WAVES||P-BLOCK ELEMENTS||GENETICS AND EVOLUTION (ZOOLOGY)||DEFINITE INTEGRALS|
|WAVE MOTION||D AND F BLOCK ELEMENTS||BIOTECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATION (ZOOLOGY)||RATIO, PROPORTION AND PARTNERSHIP|
|KINETIC THEORY OF GASES AND RADIATION||COORDINATION COMPOUNDS||BIOLOGY AND HUMAN WELFARE (ZOOLOGY)||COMMISSION, BROKERAGE AND DISCOUNT|
|WAVE THEORY OF LIGHT||HALOGEN DERIVATIVES OF ALKANES (AND ARENES)||HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY (ZOOLOGY)||INSURANCE AND ANNUITY|
|INTERFERENCE AND DIFFRACTION||ALCOHOLS, PHENOLS AND ETHERS ALCOHOLS||REPRODUCTION IN ORGANISMS (ZOOLOGY)||DEMOGRAPHY|
|ELECTROSTATICS||ALDEHYDES, KETONES AND CARBOXYLIC ACIDS||ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT (ZOOLOGY)||BIVARIATE DATA AND CORRELATION|
|CURRENT ELECTRICITY||ORGANIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING NITROGEN||-||REGRESSION ANALYSIS|
|MAGNETIC EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT||BIOMOLECULES||-||RANDOM VARIABLE AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION|
|ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTIONS||CHEMISTRY IN EVERYDAY LIFE||-||-|
|ATOMS, MOLECULES AND NUCLEI||-||-||-|
|A Supervisor||Member Secretary|
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MHTCET Exam was conducted successfully on May 05, 2017. Overall the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) 2017 for MBBS and BDS course was not very difficult. The Chemistry and Mathematics sections of the Exam were comparatively easier than Biology and PhysicsSection. The MHT CET Cut off for ‘A’ grade Engineering College is assumed to be around 140 this year and 170 and above to get admission into government medical college.
MHT CET 2017 Exam was a 3-hour duration test that consisted of 100 questions from Biology section and 50 questions each from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Section. Each question was of one mark and there was no negative marking.
Section wise Analysis of MHT CET 2017:
The Mathematics Section of MHT CET 2017 was easy. No questions were asked out of syllabus. The students who prepared well for Mathematics should have found this section easy to attempt.
The Biology section was quite tough as it has some tricky questions. A candidate has to read the questions at least twice or thrice before answering them so that they can understand them correctly.
Physics section was not easy for the students to attempt. It was difficult for the candidates to answer all the 50 questions of this section. On an average a candidate was able to attempt 35-40 questions of Physics.
The chemistry Section of MHT CET 2017 paper was easy. Students were able to attempt majority of the questions in this section.
MHT CET is conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra every year for admission to all Health Sciences, BVSC & AH, Engineering and Pharmacy degree courses for the academic year 2017-2018. There will be 3 papers of 1 hour and 30 Minutes each. Paper I and Paper II will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions carrying 1 Mark each. Paper III will have 50 questions carrying 2 marks each. Candidates seeking admission in various Health sciences courses and BVSc and AH must appear for Paper I and Paper II. Those applying for Engineering degree courses should appear for Paper I and Paper III while Applicants planning to take admission in Pharmacy degree course should attempt Paper I & Paper II and/or Paper III.
The online MHT CET Registration will start from March 1, 2017 and will end on March 22, 2017. The MHT common entrance test 2017 will be held on May 5, 2017. Aspirants should carefully go through the MHT CET Exam Pattern 2017 to prepare well for the entrance test. It would be a Pen and Paper based test.
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|Conducted by||State CET Cell, Government of Maharashtra|
|Exam stream||Medical / Engineering / Pharmacy Entrance Exam|
|Courses Offered||Health Sciences (MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, B PTh, B OTh, BASLP, BP&O and BSc. Nursing, B.V.Sc. & AH) and Technical Education (Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Pharm. D.)|
|Type||Undergraduate (UG) –State Level Exam|
|Exam Date||May 5, 2017|
|Exam Duration||Total 3 hours (One Hour and 30 Minutes for Each Paper)|
|Number of Papers||Paper I – Physics & Chemistry – 1000 to 1130 hours|
Paper II – Biology (Botany) & Biology (Zoology) – 1200 to 1330 hours
Paper III – Mathematics – 1500 to 1630 hours
|Total Number of Questions||100 questions – Paper I and Paper II|
50 questions – Paper III
|Medium of Question Paper||English, Marathi or Urdu|
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