Everything You Should Know About MH-CET 2022


MH CET LAW 2022 is a state-level Common Entrance Test conducted annually by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra. MH-CET 2022 will be held online for the law aspirants seeking admission in 3 & 5 year Law programs across the Maharashtra state. 

With the help of this examination, the official authorities will provide admission to the deserving applicants in various private and government law colleges located under the Maharashtra Government. 

This article has covered all the details a candidate must be aware of before appearing for MH-CET 2022.

MH CET Law 2022 Highlights :

  • Application Mode: Online

  • Exam: MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test of Law)

  • Exam Level: State Level 

  • Conducting Body: State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra.

  • Exam mode: Online

  • Application fee: Rs. 800 for the general category and Rs. 400 for reserved category.

  • Exam Date: 4th week of April 2022 (5- year LLB) - 1st week of June 2022 (3-year LLB)

  • Exam Duration: 2 hours 

  • Question: The question paper will consist of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 150 Marks.

  • Language: English and Marathi.

  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer 

  • No Negative Marking 

  • Official websitecetcell.mahacet.org/

MH CET Law 2022 Important Dates:

The following are the important dates for MH CET Law for the 2022 session:


For 5 Year LLB

For 3 years, LLB

Application form date

4th week of January 2022

3rd week of February 2022

Last date to submit an application

3rd week of March 2022

4th week of April 2022

Availability of admit card

2nd week of April 2022

2nd week of May 2022

Exam date

4th week of April 2022

1st week of June 2022

Result announcement 

3rd week of May 2022

3rd week of June 2022

Law Counseling

4th week of July 2022

3rd week of July 2022

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MH CET Law 2022 Syllabus and Exam pattern:

MH CET Law 2022 Syllabus and exam pattern should be known to the candidates before beginning their exam preparation. The following is the subject matter on which the questions are framed in the examination:





General Knowledge 

Current Affairs, Geography, History, Economics, Civics



English Usage error, Reading Comprehensions, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Spelling Error, Common Error



Profit and loss, Speed and Distance, Algebra, Time and Work, Venn diagram 


Logical Reasoning

Analogies, Relationships, Completing arguments, Drawing logical conclusions, Reasoning to the analogy.

MH CET Law 2022 Exam pattern:

The pattern is given in the article separately for three years law course and five years law course. 

Exam Pattern for 3 Years of LLB: 


No. of Questions


Total marks

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning




General Knowledge of current affairs




Logical and Analytical Reasoning










One per question


Exam Pattern of 5 Years of LLB:


No. of Questions

Marks per Questions

Total Marks

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning




General Knowledge with Current Affairs




Logical and Analytical Reasoning








Mathematic Aptitude






1 per question


MH CET Law 2022 eligibility criteria :

  • Nationality: Any Indian citizen, Foreign, PIO, and OCI applicants are eligible.

  • No upper age limit 

  • Educational Qualification: 

    • For five years LLB courses: The Candidate must have cleared secondary and higher secondary, i.e., 10+2 from a recognized board. 

    • For three years LLB course: The Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.

  • Minimum of 45% Marks for General category

  • Minimum of 40% Marks for Reserved category

MHT- CET 2022 Significant Links:

MH CET Law 2022 Admit Card:

It is mandatory to carry an admit card on the examination day. The admit cards will only be available online post their release from the authority. One can download their admit card by login into cetcell.mahacet.org.

MH CET Law 2022 Result:

The authority will release the result in the 3rd week of May 2022 for a 5year law course and in the 3rd week of June 2022 for a 3-year law course. It can only be accessed online by entering the login details on the cetcell.mahacet.org portal. 

MH CET Law 2022 Cut Off:

The authority will release the cut-off for shortlisting the candidates for the counseling procedure. Based on this, the authority will release a final merit list containing the names of shortlisted candidates for the counseling procedure. 

MH CET Law 2022 Counseling:

Authority will conduct separate online counseling procedures for both 3 & 5 years law programs. Candidates will be able to register themselves for the counseling procedure from the 3rd and 4th week of July 2022. Registered candidates will be shortlisted for admission based on their rank and availability of seats in applied institutions.

Post Counseling:

Post-Counselling, the candidates will have to report to the allotted centers along with the important documents like MH CET Law 2022 result, admit card, passing certificates, DOB proof, etc.

How to Apply for MHT-CET LAW 2022:

Step 1: Application Form Filling
  • The process to apply for the MH CET Law 2022 Exam is online. 

  • The Application Form will be released from the fourth week of January 2022 for 5 Year LLB and from the 3rd week of February 2022 for three-year LLB). 

  • The Candidate has to log in to the portal with the provisional ID and password allotted to them. 

  • The candidates are supposed to fill in all the complete details such as personal details, academic details, contact number, address, etc.

  • Click the “Save and Next” button.

  • Click on the “Submit” tab once you are sure of the information.

  • Candidates must submit the application form before the prescribed date for submission as no application form will be accepted after that date.

Step 2: Uploading of Documents

Upload the scanned images of required documents, photographs, and signatures. Make sure that you have uploaded the scanned images in a prescribed manner as : 

  • Passport size photograph - 200 x 230 dimensions.

  • Scanned Signature - 140x 60 dimensions 

  • With a file size of less than 20 kb

  • All the images must be uploaded in JPEG format.

Step 3: Final Submission

Before finally submitting the application form, click the ‘Preview’ tab and verify all the details in the application form. Modify the details if needed and click on ‘Final Submit Only’ and then proceed to make the payment.

Step 4: Payment of MH CET Law Application Fee

The application fee for CET can be paid via online mode only. Candidates can use Credit Card, Debit Card (Rupay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), and Net Banking payment gateways to transaction application fees. The applicant must bear bank Transaction Charges. 

Tabulated below is the fee structure:



Outside Maharashtra State (OMS)


Open Category from Maharashtra






Note: The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

An e-receipt will be generated once the application fee is received; take a printout of the form then.

Important Takeaway:

  • Prepare a timetable for study and plan your day accordingly.

  • Make sure you have gone through the complete syllabus and exam pattern for the examination.

  • Note down your strengths and weaknesses. 

  • Choose appropriate resources to prepare for Law entrance examinations.

  • Prepare short notes of the topics and revise at regular intervals. here is a comprehensive guide on effective note-making.

  • Solve previous year’s question paper, sample papers, and unsolved papers from a reliable source. 

  • Do not skip any part of the syllabus.

  • And most importantly - Revise on a regular basis.

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Can you fill out the application form offline?

No, it can only be submitted through online mode.

How to download an admit card?

The MHT CET admit card download link will be made available on its official website- cetcell.mahacet.org. Use your application number and enter your password to download the MHT CET 2022 admit card. 

Will there be any negative marking in the examination?

No, there won’t be any negative marking.

We hope this article was helpful for those who are willing to appear for MHT CET 2022. Visit Rest the Case for more informative blogs. We wish you good luck in all your future endeavors.

Author: Payal Patil