Mumbai: The Government of Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell will conduct CET (MHT-CET 2017) for admissions to Engineering and Pharmacy Under Graduate Courses for Academic Year 2017-18 on May 11. Last date to apply online is March 23, an official release said.
According to the time table releaed by Maharashtra State Common Entrance Cell, the application process for MHT CET 2017 has begun from Tuesday Februray 14. It will continue till March 23. Willing candidates however can apply with late fee of Rs 500 till March 30.
"As per the provision in section 2(e) and section 10(4) of Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (Mah. XXVIII of 2015), the Competent Authority is conducting CET (MHT-CET 2017) for admissions to Engineering and Pharmacy Under Graduate Coursesfor Academic Year 2017-18", DTE Maharashtra said in the official notification.
"The Online applications are invited for CET for admission to First Year of full time Under Graduate Degree courses in Engineering/Technology (B.E./B.Tech) and Pharmacy (B.Pharm/Pharm D.) in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the Maharashtra State, as per following schedule. MHT-CET 2017", it added.
The State Common Entrance Cell will release MHT CET 2017 Admit Card / Hall Ticket on April 24, 2017. Candidates will be able to download and take printouts from dtemaharashtra.gov.in
The MHT CET is a single combined entrance test for admission to all Engineering and Pharmacy degree courses in Maharashtra.
Detailed program regarding issue of application forms and information brochures have already been announced and are available on the website for reference.
Admissions to Maharashtra state engineering colleges for the year 2014 and 2015 were done through JEE Main. But, since the year 2016, DTE decided to conduct its own, one single combined “Common Entrance Test” MHT-CET for all Engineering and Pharmacy degree courses.
MHT CET 2016 conducted last year was held on May 5.
Students, who seek admissions to undergraduate engineering an pharmacy courses in the state of Maharashtra should have cleared class XII or equivalent and should meet all the eligibility requirements to appear for MHT CET 2017.
Students appearing for MHT-CET 2017 can find more details about the exam on Maharashtra Directorate of Technical Education website.
The role of the Directorate is to maintain, enhance the standard, quality of technical education by laying the policies, establishing developing Govt. Institutions, guiding supervising the aided, private institutions, interacting with industry and national level institutions, co-ordinating with other departments of State Government, Government of India Statutory Organisations and to contribute to the development of industry society at large.