Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for admissions to law programs (MH CET Law 2017) is scheduled to be held on May 20 & 21. The State CET Cell will be organizing the test for admissions to three-year and five-year integrated law programs offered in different law schools across the Maharashtra state.
Earlier, Directorate of Higher Education Maharashtra had announced April 22 and 23, 2017 as tentative dates for the entrance exam, but as the official notification was rolled out on March 30, the exam was pushed back by one month. Last year, the exam was held in June.
The online application process for MH CET Law 2017 began on March 31 and will conclude on April 25, 2017. Candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 650 (Rs. 350 for SC, ST and reserved categories of Maharashtra State) in online mode before submitting the application form. Earlier, the MH CET Law application form was to be available on March 30 but was postponed by a day. Admit Cards for the exam will be available for download from May 09, while the results are expected to be announced on May 30, 2017.
The Maharashtra CET Law will be conducted as an online computer-based test of two hours (120 minutes). The questions in the examination will be provided in English and Marathi languages. The exam will comprise of 150 multiple-choice answer options, carrying total 150 marks. The candidates will be assessed for their knowledge on Legal Aptitude & Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge with Current Affairs, Logical & Analytical Reasoning and English language.
MH CET Law is an All India Exam but 85% seats are reserved for the students from Maharashtra. The students clearing the entrance test can seek admission to the following Institutes: All Government Colleges offering LLB 3/ 5 Year Integrated Course, all Government Aided Colleges (including Minority) offering LLB 3/5Year Integrated Course, all University Departments offering LLB 3/5 Year integrated Course, all University Managed Institutes offering LLB 3/5 Year Integrated Course and all Unaided colleges (including Minority) offering LLB 3/5 Year Integrated Course, covered as per the Act.