The syllabus and paper pattern for the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test (MHCET 2018) has been released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).
Why is MHCET 2018?
The exam is held for admissions to engineering and pharmacy courses in the various colleges in the state.
MHCET 2018 dates
The CET will be conducted in May 2018, dates will be released soon.
MHCET 2018 Syllabus
The syllabus will be based on the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) course. Approximately 20 per cent weightage will be given to class 11 syllabus while major focus will be on class 12 syllabus (80 per cent).
- According to DTE there will be no negative marking
- The difficulty level in maths, physics and chemistry will be at par with JEE Main
- For biology, the difficulty level will be of NEET level
MHCET 2018 will be conducted in offline mode and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked. The test will have three papers - Paper I (mathematics), Paper II (physics and chemistry) and Paper III (biology which will include botany and zoology). All three papers will carry a weightage of 100 marks.
For Paper I, each question will carry two marks and in the rest two papers - Paper I and Paper II, one mark will be given for each right answer.
Nearly 3.89 lakh candidates registered for the exam of which 3.76 appeared in 2017.