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DTE Maharashtra may change MHT CET 2017 Pattern and Syllabus

Last Updated - November 12, 2016

Candidates have to face many problems last year during the medical admission. DTE Maharashtra decides to change the syllabus and pattern of the entrance examination which is still to be approved by the state government. If state government approved the changes then it will be applicable from the academic year 2018-19.

The DTE (Directorate of Technical Education) Maharashtra organizes the MHT CET  entrance exams and counselling for admission to the various UG and PG courses in colleges/ universities of Maharashtra. On the basis of DTE exam, candidates can take admission to the various institutes.

Candidates can register online for the admission in the month of May-June, 2017. The Result will be announced in the month of June, 2017.

Important Dates

Availability of Application FormMarch 1, 2017
Last Date to ApplyMarch 22, 2017
Last Date for Fee RemittanceMarch 28, 2017
Availability of Admit CardApril 25, 2017-April 30, 2017
Exam DateMay 5, 2017
Submission of Documents and CertificatesMay 9, 2017-May 16, 2017
Display of Question Paper OnlineMay 16, 2017
Release of Answer KeyMay 18, 2017
Display of OMR SheetMay 24, 2017
Result DeclarationJune 1, 2017
Display of Merit ListJune 14, 2017

MHT CET & NEET Syllabus

Candidates faced lot of problems this year because DMER Maharashtra made NEET test mandatory instead of state Common Entrance Test (CET).

Following is the detailed syllabus of previous year MHT CET test but NEET is the syllabus in which DTE trying to change its syllabus:


CET syllabus is based on the class XII syllabus of the state board of Maharashtra. The MHT CET 2017 entrance examination is comprised questions asked from the subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.


NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) will be conducted in the month of May. In the entrance examination, questions will be asked from the syllabus of XI and XII class. Following is the detail of topics asked from the different subjects which are as follows:


Following table shows the topics asked from the subject of XI and XII class.

XI classXII class
GravitationNuclei and Atoms
KineticsElectromagnetic Waves
Laws of MotionElectronic Devices
Waves and OscillationsElectrostatics
Power, Energy and WorkMagnetic Effects or Magnetism and Current
Bulk MatterDual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Measurement and Physical World 
Gas and Kinetic Theory 


Those who are appearing for the Examination need to prepare from the syllabus of XI and XII class. The following table shows the topics from which the questions asked

XI classXII class
Environmental ChemistrySurface Chemistry
HydrocarbonsSolid State
Redox reactionsElectrochemistry
Basic concepts of ChemistryBio molecules
P block elementsCoordination compounds
Structure of AtomD and F-block elements
ThermodynamicsEthers, Phenols, and Alcohols


The following table shows the topics asked from subject of XI and XII class.

XI classXII class
Function and Cell StructureHuman Welfare and Biology
Human PhysiologyEnvironment and Ecology
Plant PhysiologyReproduction
Living World DiversityEvolution and Genetics

Read More  MHT CET Syllabus

MHT CET & JEE Examination Pattern

As the DMER Maharastra made NEET mandatory, there is also change in the pattern of entrance examination. Therefore DTE Mahrashtra decides that MHT CET examination pattern will be aligned to the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).

Candidates can check the previous year MHT CET paper pattern as compare to JEE the pattern in which DTE trying to change its exam pattern is as follow:

MHT CET Pattern

The MHT CET entrance exam pattern of previous year is comprised of three papers and candidates have to appear for all the three papers. First paper contains the questions from Physics and Chemistry subjects and Second paper paper contains questions from Mathematics subject.

The availability of paper is in English, Marathi and Urdu language. For every correct answer candidate will be rewarded by 1 mark and there will be no negative marking if the answer is wrong.

Following table shows the No. of questions, and Marks per question

SubjectsNo. of questionMarks per question
Physics and Chemistry100100

JEE Pattern

JEE paper will be conducted through both the Online and Offline modes. Offline paper will be Pen and Paper based examination whereas online mode will be the computer based examination.

JEE examination comprised of 30 objective types questions with equal weightage. The questions will be asked from the subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

For every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted and for every correct answer, candidates will be awarded 4 marks. Following table shows the No. of questions, and Marks per question:

SubjectsNo. of questionMarks per questionTotal marks

Read More  MHT CET Exam Pattern



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