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MHT CET 2016 for Health Science Courses

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Maharashtra CET for MBBS BDS BAMS BHMS (MHT CET) 2016. The Commissioner of Maharashtra State CET Cell has announced notification for Common Entrance Test 2016 for admission to Health Science Courses  MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BPTH/BOTh/BASLP/BP&O/B.Sc (Nursing)/BVSc & AH)

The Commissioner of State CET Cell, has been designated as Competent Authority for conducting MHT-CET 2016 and selection of candidates for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTh, BOTh, BASLP, BP&O, B.Sc (Nursing) and B.VSc & AH courses(Health Science courses) for the academic year 2016-17

Eligibility Criteria

For Health Science Degree Courses: The candidate must be an Indian National. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Non Resident Indian (NRI)/overseas citizen of India (OCI) are not eligible
The candidate must be born on or before 31st December 1999 to be eligible to appear for MHT-CET-2016. However, for admission to Ayurved and Unani courses, candidate must be born on or before 01st October 1999

The Birth certificate indicating name of the candidate, Secondary School Certificate i.e. SSC or equivalent examination certificate or School Leaving Certificate endorsing the date of birth will constitute a valid proof

The candidate must have passed the SSC or equivalent exam from an Institution situated in the state of Maharashtra
The candidate must have passed the qualifying exam i.e., HSC/12th Standard or equivalent exam, from an Institution situated in the State of Maharashtra with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology)

CET-Marks Eligibility for Admission to MBBS & BDS Courses: A candidate belonging to open category must secure not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology (PCB) taken together at Common Entrance Test i.e. MHT-CET-2016

A candidate belonging to constitutional reservation and constitutional reservation with Person with Disability (PWD) must secure not less than 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology (PCB) taken together in the MHT-CET-2016

Person with Disability in General category must secure not less than 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology (PCB) taken together in the MHT-CET-2016
CET Marks for admission to BAMS/BHMS/BUMS/BPTh/BOTh/BASLP/BP&O & B.Sc Nursing: A candidate will be selected on the basis of merit in Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET-2016) to above stated courses

Additional Eligibility for BUMS: Candidate should have passed SSC (or equivalent) examination from the recognized board with Urdu or Arabic or Persian Language as one of the subject
Admission to Health Science Courses is subject to the grant of eligibility by Maharashtra University of Health Science, Nashik

For Eligibility to B.V.Sc & A.H. Degree Course in Veterinary Faculty: The merit list of MHT-CET-2016 will be utilized for the selection to Veterinary Colleges in Maharashtra
The Registrar, Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Science University (MAFSU), Nagpur, who is the Competent Authority for selection to Veterinary colleges, will notify the details of selection process separately
For detailed eligibility conditions in various Programmes and other information, visit Institute Website, Contact No.: +91-22-22652251

MHT CET 2016 Exam Pattern

The examination will be conducted at various centres in Maharashtra on 05th May 2016 (Thursday, 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)
MHT-CET-2016 will consist of three question papers. Each paper is of 100 marks
Paper-I [Physics - 50 questions, 50 marks; Chemistry - 50 questions; 50 marks]
Paper-II [Biology (Botany) - 50 questions, 50 marks and Biology (Zoology) - 50 questions; 50 marks]
Paper-III [Mathematics - 50 questions, 50 marks]
There is no choice among the questions, i.e. all questions have to be answered
The candidate desirous of selection to Health Science courses and BVSc & AH should appear for MHT-CET 2016
The candidates will be provided one OMR Answer Sheet and Question Booklet
At the end of paper, candidate will hand-over the OMR Answer sheet and Question booklet to the invigilator
No candidate is allowed to leave the examination Hall till the end of examination
The answer once marked is final any change in the option once marked, done by any method, will amount to a invalid/incorrect response
Answer sheet of each candidate will be evaluated by computerized scanning method only (Optical Mark Reader)

Syllabus of Exam

Syllabi of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics for the MHTCET-2016 will be the same as for the current year for HSC Examination (i.e March 2016) of HSC Board of Maharashtra
There will be three papers of one and half hours each. The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Mathematics paper shall be in English only

Exam Centre

The MHT-CET-2016 will be conducted at all the district headquarters of the State of Maharashtra. The MH-CET Exam Center will be within the same district from where the candidate has passed/is appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Std. Exam
For the eligible candidates passing qualifying exam from outside the state of Maharashtra, the Competent Authority shall allot the examination center.

How to Apply

The information brochure for MHT CET 2016 is available on web site and Candidate is advised to download and print the brochure
For submission of online application form the candidates should login website. The detail procedure for online submission of application form & registration is as follows:
a) Procedure for MHT-CET 2016 Registration & Ppayment through SBI branches: A candidate has to first register for MHT-CET 2016 at and only he/she can make the payment at the branches of SBI
b) Filling of Online Application Form: The candidate will be prompted to enter his/her valid Email ID, Mobile No. and Password on the First Login. All these three must be carefully noted and retained by with MHT-CET Office, download MHT-CET Admit Card etc; candidate can continue and complete his/ her filling up of educational details
c) To Upload Photographs & Signatures: Please note that all the applicants are required to upload their scanned/digital recent colour photograph and signature. File size of each of the Photograph and Signature should not be more than 50 KB per file. The online application system will not allow uploading files larger than 50 KB. All Candidates have to upload his/her Photograph and Signature only in "Jpeg" format and file name of Photograph and signature should preferably be photo.jpeg and sign.jpeg respectively
Please ensure that only the full face portion is cropped and not the entire photograph

Admit Card

The Admit Cards will be downloaded from website after login during 25th April to 30th April 2016
Candidate has to appear for examination with downloaded Admit Card and any Photo ID proof (School /College Identity Card, Passport)
Issue of Admit Card is merely an enabling document for appearing at the MHT CET 2016 and does not imply that the candidate satisfies all the requirements of eligibility conditions of admission to health Science Courses
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Important Dates

Online Registration & Filling of Application Form: 01st March to 22nd March 2016
Schedule for Fee Acceptance at SBI Bank, through Computer Generated Challan: 03rd March to 28th March 2016
Issue of Admit Cards (Online): 25th April to 30th April 2016
Date of Examination: 05th May 2016 (Thursday, 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.)
Centre of Exam:  As indicated in Admit Card

Examination Schedule

a) Entry in Examination Hall: 09.15 a.m. - Long Bell
b) Distribution of answer sheets: 09.40 a.m.
c) Distribution of question booklets: 09.50 a.m.
d) Examination Commences: 10.00 a.m. - Long Bell
e) Latest Entry permitted in Examination Hall: 10.00 a.m.
f) Examination concludes: 01.00 p.m. - Long Bell
Period for submission of certificates/documents, which will be asked by the notification to be published by on the Website: 09th May to 16th May 2016
Online Display of Question Paper Booklets of each Version on Website: 16th May 2016
Online Display of Provisional Keys of each Version on Website: 18th May 2016
OMR Answer Sheets will be available on Website: 24th May 2016
Last Date of Online Submission of Objections on Question Paper/Answer Key: 25th May to 27th May 2016
Declaration of Provisional Result/Marks: 01st June 2016
Last Date of Submission of Application form for Verification of Marks at office of the Divisional authority with prescribed fee (Place: Mumbai, Pune, Miraj, Dhule, Aurangabad, Nanded, Nagpur & Akola) within 4 days of declaration of result
Declaration of Merit List on or before: 14th June 2016
Downloading of Marksheet from Website: 14th June 2016

Directorate of Medical Education & Research

(Govt of India), Medical Education & Drugs Department, CET Cell, Opp. Govt. Dental College & Hospital Building, ST. George's Hospital, Compound, Near CST Railway Station, Mumbai-400001, Gram: MEDUCATNSEARCH, Mumbai, Tel: +91-22-22652251, Website http://ww