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MHCET Law is a national level common entrance exam conducted by Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra to shortlist aspirants for admission in law programmes offered in the state. On the basis of an aspirant's performance in MHCET Lawexam, candidates can secure admission in BA LLB (5 years integrated course) and LLB (3 years) programmes offered in law colleges of Maharashtra state.

Candidates need to be Indian citizens in order to be eligible to apply for MHCET Law 2018. Aspirants need to fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria in order to secure admission in five year integrated law programmes offered in government law colleges in the state of Maharashtra:

  • Should have cleared Senior Secondary School Examination/ Intermediate Examination/ 12th Board Examination from any recognised educational institution following 10+2 school pattern.
  • Should have secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam. SC/ST candidates (from Maharashtra) are offered 5% relaxation in aggregate marks.
  • Age Limit: Candidates meet the age limit eligibility criteria for MHCET Law for LLB (5 years) admissions if they are below 20 years of age in the year in which they are seeking admission through CET for law. However, for candidates from OBC, ST and SC candidates from Maharashtra state are eligible to apply even if they are 22 years of age as on the date of admission.

A. English
B. Legal Aptitude
C. Legal Reasoning & Analytical Reasoning
D. General Knowledge & Current Affairs
E. Basic Mathematics

  • MHCET Law exam pattern is such that the test comprises of 150 objective type questions that candidates need to attempt in two hours duration.
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for law admissions has question papers in both English and Marathi languages.
  • The marking scheme for MH-CET for both LLB (5 years) and LLB (3 years) course admissions is such that for every correct answer aspirants are awarded one mark.
  • There is no negative marking in the exam.

MHCET Law 2018 Exam Pattern for LLB (5 years) Admissions

Subject No. of Question Maximum Marks
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40 40
General Knowledge with Current Affairs 30 30
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40 40
English 30 30
Mathematical Aptitude 10 10
Total 150 150

MHCET Law 2018 Exam Pattern for LLB (3 years) Admissions

Subject Total No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Legal Aptitude 30 30
General Knowledge with Current Affairs 40 40
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 30 30
English 50 50
Total 150 150
A. English:
  • Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies etc)
  • Proficiency (Idioms and phrases, one word substitutions, sentence improvement and rearrangement, fill in the blanks etc)
  • English usage errors (common errors, spotting errors, inappropriate usages of words, spelling mistakes etc.)
  • English comprehension with minimum two passages followed by 5-10 questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.
B. Legal Aptitude:
  • This section tests candidate's interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving ability.
  • Questions are framed with the help of legal prepositions and a set of facts to which the said propositions have to be applied.
  • Some prepositions may not be true in the real sense, candidates will have to assume truth of these prepositions and answer the question drawing well supported conclusions.
C. Legal Reasoning:
  • In this subject candidates are tested on their ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectifying illogical arguments.
  • It includes a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies etc.
D. Analytical Reasoning:
  • In this subject candidates are evaluated on their ability to understand the structure of a relationship and to draw logical conclusions about the structures.
  • o It includes reasoning deductively from a set of statements and rules of principles that describe the relationship among persons, things or events.
E. General Knowledge & Current Affairs:
In this sections, topics such as:
  • History, Geography
  • General Science
  • Economics
  • Civics
  • Current Affairs of the past one year are asked.
  • The subject assesses the knowledge of the candidate in recent happening as well as awareness of the world.
F. Basic Mathematics:
Questions in this sections are from Class 10 and Class 12 levels of various topics including:
  • profit and loss
  • speed and distance
  • time and work
  • algebra
  • average
  • permutation and combustion

MAH LAW CET application form has to be submitted online only. Fee - Rs. 800/- General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates Rs 400 - Candidates of Backward Class Categories and & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.

Course offered by TUTORJAR:

  • A comprehensive entrance training programme for MAH-LAW-CET.
  • The total duration of the course is 120+ hours for long term training.

Study Material:
In these, the basic concepts of each topic of the subject are given with examples. These are followed by exercises to impart the basic knowledge of the subject to the students.
Test papers: The test papers are prepared with questions covering all the basic concepts. The tests have time limit and are conducted in the classroom. The tests are useful for the students for practice.

Classroom coaching: The classroom coaching has two modules - Basic Module, Individual Test Paper.

  • Basic Module: In this module, the basic concepts are taught to the students. The classes are designed such that the teaching of the concepts progresses from the absolute basic level to the level of MAH-CET.
  • Individual Test Papers: Once the basic concepts are taught, individual test papers are conducted at the end of each chapter/topic. The tests are followed by the discussions on the paper in the classroom. These sessions help to reinforce the concepts already learnt.


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