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MH CET LAW Exam 2022: Exam Dates,Registration, Eligibility, Preparation, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result and Counselling

Pritam Waytoadmissions Team

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Updated On - Dec 30,2021

MH CET Law 2022: MAH CET Cell has issued Admit Card for MH CET 3-year LLB Program on July 24, 2022. Candidates who had successfully registered for MH CET Law 2022 will be able to download MH CET Law 2022 Admit Card from the official website- MH CET 3-year Law 2022 Admit Card was earlier scheduled to be released on July 17, 2022. Admit Card for MH CET 5-Year LLB has been issued on July 23, 2022.

  • MH CET Law for 5 year and 3 year Law Program will be conducted on August 2, August 3-4, 2022 respectively. 
  • MH CET Law 2022 will be conducted in online mode for a duration of 2 hours.The question paper for 3 year as well as 5-year LLB will consist of 150 multiple-choice questions from five sections-  Legal Aptitude and Reasoning, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, General Knowledge including Current Affairs, English, and Mathematics (only for 5-year LLB program). Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. There is no negative marking.

Based on MH CET Law Cut Off, candidates will be eligible to seek admission in around 147 colleges offering 10, 920 seats for 5-year LLB program and 16, 420 seats for the 3-year LLB programs.

What is MH CET Law 2022? MH CET Law or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law is a state-level entrance exam conducted once every year by State CET Cell, Maharashtra for admissions to 3-year and 5-year LLB programs offered by 147 participating colleges across the state of Maharashtra.

MH CET Law 2022 Exam Dates

MHT CET Law 2022 will be conducted on different dates for three-year LLB and five-year LLB Courses. The important dates for the exams are tabulated below:

MHT CET Law 2022 5-Year LLB Exam Dates

Event Date
Registration Commences March 19, 2022 
Last Date for Registration June 22, 2022
Last Date for Application Form Correction June 29, 2022
Availability of MHT CET Law Admit Card July 15, 2022  July 23, 2022
 Exam Date August 2, 2022
Declaration of Result 3rd week of August 2022
MH CET Law Counseling Starts 4th week of August, 2022

MHT CET Law 2022 3-Year LLB Exam Dates

Events Dates 
 Registration Opens March 24, 2022 
Last Date for Registration June 22, 2022 
Last Date for Application Form Correction June 29, 2022
Availability of Admit Card July 13, 2022   July 24, 2022
Exam Date August 3 - August 4, 2022 
Declaration of Result 3rd week of August 2022
MH CET Law Counseling Starts 4th week of August 2022

MH CET Law 2022 Highlights

MH CET Law Eligibility
Particulars Details
Exam Name Maharashtra Common Entrance Test, Law
Conducting Body Directorate 
Frequency of Exam  Once a Year
Courses Offered 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB courses
Exam Level State Level 
Mode of Exam Offline 
Duration of Exam  2 hours
Mode of Application  Online 
Application Fees INR 800 (General Category )
Accepting Colleges 161 Colleges
Official Website
Number of candidates who appear in MH CET Law  18112

MH CET Law 2022 Eligibility

MH CET Law Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria provides the nationality, domicile, educational qualification, and age limit that is required for all applying aspirants. Applicants who do not meet the criteria will not be allotted seats if they cannot provide proof of eligibility during any part of the admissions process. 

MHT CET Eligibility for 5-year Integrated Law

  • Candidates appearing in MHT CET Law for admission to 5- year integrated law program should have completed Senior Secondary School 10+2 or an equivalent exam from a recognised board with minimum 45 % aggregate marks for Open, EWS and outside Maharashtra State Candidates, 40% aggregate marks for SC/ST candidates belonging to Maharshtra State and VJNT, SBC and OBC candidates with minimum 42 % aggregate.
  • Candidates who have completed 10+2 or obtained First Degree certificate, from Distance or Correspondence education are also eligible.
  • However, candidates who have completed 10+2 from Open University without basic Qualification will not be eligible. 

MHT CET Eligibility for 3-year Integrated Law

  • Candidates appearing in MHT CET Law for admission to 3-year Law Program should be a Graduate with minimum 45% aggregate marks for Open, All India, and EWS Candidate, 40 % aggregate marks for SC/ST category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State, 42% for VJNT, OBC and SBC candidates.
  • Applicant should have completed UG degree and 2/3 Year PG Degree.

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible and can apply for MH CET Law exam.

MH CET Law Registration

MH CET Law 2022 Application Form

MH CET Law 2022 Application form for 5 year LLB program as well as 3 year LLB programs available on the official website- Applicants can apply for MH CET Law Exam online mode till June 22, 2022. The step-by-step process of filling MHT CET Law Application Form is There are three major steps to apply online for MH CET Law namely Registration, Uploading Documents, and Fee Payment. A brief about the same are listed below:

Step 1: MH CET Law Registration

  • Visit the official website of State Common Entrance Test Cell
  • Click ‘Apply Online’ and choose ‘Click here for New Registration’
  • Enter your Name, Contact details, and Email-id, to get a Provisional Registration No. and Password.
  • Save application by clicking the 'Validate your details” and the 'Save & Next' buttons.

Step 2: Fill MHT CET Law Application Form

After successfully registering for MHT CET Law, 2022, candidates can login with their registered credentials and fill the application form. At the time of filling Application Form, candidates would be required to submit the following documents:

MHT CET Law Application Form: Documents to be uploaded

Documents Specifications
Photograph 20 kb – 50 kb
Signature 10 kb – 20 kb

Step 3: MH CET Law Application Fee Payment

MH CET Law Entrance Exam Application fee can be paid through online mode only. The following mediums can be used for paying the fees:Credit card, Debit card (RuPay/ Visa/ Master Card/ Maestro), Internet banking, IMPS, Cash cards, Mobile wallet

MH CET Law 2022 Registration Fees

MH CET Law Registration Fee varies as per candidate’s category:

Category Application Fees
General Category from Maharashtra State, All Candidates belonging to Outside Maharashtra State (OMS/All India Candidature), J & K Migrant INR 800
Reserved Category of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only Reserved category INR 400

MH CET Law 2022 Exam Pattern

MH CET Law Exam Pattern for 3-year and 5-year is given below:

Particulars  Details
Mode of Exam  Online or Computer Based Examination
Type of Questions  Objective Type Questions or MCQs
Total Number of Questions  150 Questions
Languages English, Marathi
Duration of Exam  120 Minutes
Marking Scheme +1 will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking No Negative marking

For 3-year LLB- Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning, General knowledge and Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, English

For 5-year LLB- Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge with Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, English and Mathematical Aptitude

MH CET Law Exam Pattern for 3-year LLB: Question Distribution

Given below are the section-wise question distribution in MH CET Law exam:

Sections Number of Questions
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 30
General Knowledge and current affairs 40
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 30
English 50
Total 150

MH CET Law LLB Exam Pattern for 5-year: Question Distribution

Given below are the section-wise question distribution in MH CET Law exam:

Sections Number of Questions
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40
General Knowledge/ Current Affairs 30
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 40
English 30
Mathematical Aptitude 10
Total 150

MH CET Law 2022 Syllabus

MH CET Law Syllabus

MH CET Law 2022 Syllabus for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB program is tabulated below. Candidates should ensure that they prepare well in accordance with the syllabus for MH CET Law 2022. The syllabus for 3-year LLB as well as 5-year LLB is the same. However MH CET Law 2022 for 5-year LLB Program will contain questions from an additional section – Basic Mathematics. 

Subject Topics
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning Indian Constitution, Indian Penal Code, Indian Contract Act, Family Law, Law of Torts, Legal Fundamentals and Trems, Indian Polity, Legal Aptitude and Problem Solving Ability, Legal Maxims, Important Landamarks, Supreme Court Judgements
Logical Reasoning  Venn Diagram, Puzzle, Blood Relation, Reasoning, Direction Based Questions, Sets and Arguements, Series, Statements and Conclusions, Analogies, Identifying Different Patterns
General Knowledege including Current Affairs History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics, Geogragphy, Politics, Science and Technology, General Science, Awards and Achievements, Economics, Environment and Ecology, Books and Authors
English Language  Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, One-word substitution, Fill in the blanks, Spotting Errors, Subject Verb Agreement, One Word Substitution. Sentence Improvement and Arrangement, Homonyms, Nouns, Pronouns, Articles and Conjunction, Grammatical Errors, Tense, Voice, Preposition Usage
Mathematics Profit and Loss, Spped and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Number System, HCF and LCM, Logarithms, Functions, Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Profit, Loss and Discount, Percentage, Clocks and Calendars, Graphs, Data Interpretation, Permutation and Combination
MH CET Law Sample

MHT CET Law Preparation

  • Knowledge of exam pattern and syllabus- For appearing in MHT CET Law, you must be well versed with the exam pattern and syllabus as per 3-year or 5-year LLB program. This will help you to shift through the topics and eliminate any doubt that you might have about the topics. Understanding the exam pattern will prepare you for the questions with higher marks that you need to focus upon.
  • Prepare a Study Plan- Making a study plan will ensure that you are aware of the preparation strategy that is required to be followed for the exam. 
  • Consistent Revision-With revision you become well aware of the topics and the chances of forgetting topics at the last moment during the examination. Revision within regular intervals of time will also increase your speed and efficiency for solving the papers. 
  • Solving Previous Year’s Papers- Solving MH CET Law Practice Papers will help you in understanding the exam pattern and the questions that are often repeated in MHT CET Law Papers 
  • Analyse Strength and Weakness- You should analyse your strengths and weaknesses at the time of solving MH CET Law Previous Year Papers and during the course of preparation for the exam. This will allow you to dedicate more time to the topics that you think you are weak in and revise the topics that you are ae ease with.

Books for MHT CET Law Preparation

Some of the subject-wise books that will help candidates in MHT CET Law Preparation are:

Subject Books
Legal Aptitude and Reasoning
  • Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning by A.P. Bharadwaj 
  • Legal GK for Competitive Examination by Universal Publications 
  • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by RS Agrawal
  • Objective General English by RS Agarwal
Logical Reasoning 
  • Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by RS Agarwal
  • Logical Reasoning for CLAT, SLAT, LSAT India and other Law Entrance Exams by Universal Publication
  • Quantitative Aptitude Book by RS Agarwal
  • Objective Mathematics by RD Sharma
  • Fast Track Objective Mathematics by Arihant Publication

MH CET Law Sample Paper/ Mock Test

Candidates who have registered for the law entrance test can also practice official mock tests provided by CET. The tests are available on the official website and students will have to log in to their respective accounts to attempt the test.

MH CET Law Paper Analysis

MH CET Law 5 Year LLB Exam Paper Analysis

MH CET Law 2020 Exam for 5-year LLB was successfully conducted on October 11, 2020, in online mode. Given below are some key points that came up during the paper analysis:

  • The 2-hour paper consisted of 5 sections and the total marks were 150.
  • A good attempt would ideally be 115 – 120 marks for candidates wishing to seek admission into top colleges in Maharashtra.
  • The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate.
  • GK and Current Affairs were moderate and so was Mathematics.
  • English was easy. Logical and Analytical Reasoning was moderate to difficult.
  • Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning were moderately difficult and rather lengthy.
MH CET Law Results
MH CET Law 2022 Admit Card
  • MH CET Law 2022 Admit Card will be released on July 15, 2022, for the 5-year LLB course and on July 13, 2022, for the 3-year LLB course. 
  • State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released MH CET Law 2022 Admit Card on the official website.
  • Candidates can download MH CET Law Admit Card by logging in with their Roll no./ Registration no. and Password/ Date of Birth (dd/mm/yy). Applicants must make sure that they carry MH CET Law admit cards to the exam center on the day of the examination.
  • Candidates must cross-check all the details mentioned on the admit card. The details mentioned on admit card are:Name of the candidate, Roll number, Venue of the examination center, Timings of the examination, Rules to be followed on exam day

Documents Required with MH CET Law Admit Card

Candidates are supposed to carry the below-mentioned documents along with the admit card on the day of the examination:

  • Photo IDs such as PAN card/ Aadhar Card or any other ID proof.
  • Print out of MH CET Law Application Form
  • One recent photograph that the candidate uploaded during MH CET Law Registration.

Note:If any of the candidates forget to carry the above-mentioned documents, along with the admit card then she/he may not be allowed to appear for the examination.

MH CET Law 2022 Result

  • MH CET Law 2022 Result is likely to be released in the 2nd week of August, 2022 for the 5-year LLB course and in the 4th week of August, 2022 for the 3-year LLB courses. 
  • MH CET Law Entrance Exam Result is released in the form of a merit list from the State CET Cell website.
  • Applicants can also download their MH CET Law Scorecards from the official website.

MH CET Law 2022 Result: How to Download?

Candidates can check their names in the list by following the steps given below:  

  • Visit the official website of MHT CET
  • Go to “Click Here for CET Exam Portal”.
  • Look for the “MAH-LLB Entrance Exam (3 Year/ 5 Year) CET” tab and click on it.
  • The new webpage will open.
  • Click on the link stating “Click Here for MAH- LLB (3 Year/ 5 Year) CET 2022 Result”
  • A list of qualified candidates will open.
  • Candidates can search their names in the provided list.
MH CET Law Counselling

MH CET Law 2022 Counselling

  1. MH CET Law 2022 Counselling is likely to begin in the 2nd week of June, 2022 for 5-year LLB courses and in the 1st week of August, 2022 for 3-year LLB courses.
  2. State Common Entrance Test Cell Maharashtra holds the counselling for MH CET Law Entrance Exam through Centralised Admission Process (CAP).
  3. Through this procedure, candidates are granted admissions to various law programs offered in the state of Maharashtra.

MH CET Law 2022 Counselling: How to Register?

To participate in the counselling procedure, candidates are required to follow the listed steps:

  • Register online by entering your CET 2022 roll number on the official website.
  • After successfully registering for the online counselling, exercise choice option to select the preferred college.
  • After completion of this process, authority will release the name of shortlisted candidates eligible for the document verification process.
  • Once this is over candidates need to submit admission fees in order to secure a seat in the college of their choice.
  • As per the trends, there are approximately four rounds of MH CET Law Counselling.
MH CET Law Seat Reservation

MH CET Law 2022 Seat Reservation

Applicants are selected to colleges based on the reservation criteria set by the Government of Maharastra.

MH CET Law Reservation Policy

Given below are the catrgory-wise reservation policy through MH CET Law Exam:


Percentage of Seats Reserved

Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converted to Buddhism

13.00 %

Schedule Tribes (ST)

7.00 %

Vimukta Jati (VJ)/ De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)

3.00 %

Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)


Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)


Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)


Other Backward Classes (OBC)




MH CET Law 2022 Seat Allotment Process

The seat allotment process is the last and final step of the admission process. If the seats are still vacant after the third round of counselling, then a fourth round of counselling will be organized.

  • If a candidate has been allotted a seat then he/she has to download the ‘Provisional Seat Allotment Letter’.
  • Students have to draw a demand draft in favor of Competent Authority and deposit it at the admission reporting center at the time of seat acceptance.
  • After verification of documents, the center-in-charge will give the online receipt of acceptance to the candidate.

The fee to be paid by the candidate under various categories are as follows:

Category Fees
General INR 3000
Vimukta Jatis/ De-notified Tribes INR 3000
Nomadic Tribes INR 3000
SC/ST INR 1000
MH CET Law Cutoffs

MH CET Law 2022 Cutoff

The participating colleges release category-wise cutoffs to grant admission to CET qualified candidates. The cutoff is in the form of opening and closing ranks. Candidates who fall in that rank range will get admission in the college. MH CET Law Entrance Exam cutoff rank is based on various factors such as:

  • No. of candidates qualified the exam
  • The difficulty level of question paper
  • Number of seats available in participating colleges

MH CET Law 2022 Expected Cut Off

Marks Obtained Expected Rank Range
Less than 30 45,000
30 – 40 45000 – 30000
41 – 61 30000 – 16000
61 – 70 16000 – 8000
70 – 80 8000 – 6000
80 – 91 6000 – 4000
91 – 113 4000 – 1000
112 – 120 1000 – 250
120 + 250 – 1
MH CET Law Participating Colleges

MH CET Law 2022 Participating Colleges

All law colleges in Maharashtra with the status of Government/ Government Aided/ University Department/ University Managed Colleges/ Institutions, Minority Institutions/Colleges as well as Aided and Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions accept MH CET Law Entrance Exam Scores. Here’s a list of the colleges under two universities that will be granting admission for MH CET Law Entrance Exam 2022 3 year program.

Colleges Seats (3-year LLB) Seats (5-year LLB)
Indian Law Society, Law College, Pune 60 240
Government Law College, Mumbai 300 240
SKVMs College of Law, Mumbai - 120
Dr DY Patil Law College,  120 120
Rizvi Law College, Mumbai 180 120
Bharti Vidyapeeth New Law College, Kolhapur 60 60
Singhad’s Law College, Pune 120 120
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Law 240 360
Progressive Education’s Society Modern Law College, Pune 180 180
Yashwantrao Chawan Law College, Pune 360 300
DES Shri Navalmal Firodia Law College, Pune 180 180

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