MH CET LAW

Law Introduction, Law Entrance Exams

MH CET LAW

The MH CET Law, or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law, is a state-level exam conducted by the State CET Cell, Maharashtra to admit students to law schools in the state. MH CET Law will be held tentatively in the third week of April by the CET Cell. A law entrance exam will be conducted for admission to three-year and five-year LLB programmes offered by Maharashtra’s law colleges. Maharashtra’s CET Cell releases the MH CET law application form online tentatively in the last week of December. There will be questions on general knowledge, legal aptitude, logical reasoning, and English in the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law. MH CET law scores will be used in the Centralized Admission Process (CAP), which is the final stage of admission.

Eligibility criteria for MH CET Law

Candidates wishing to appear in MH CET law must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra. The MH CET law eligibility criteria for 3-year LLB and MH CET 5-year LLB is different in terms of educational qualifications.

MH CET 5-year LLB eligibility criteria 2023

Educational qualification

The candidate must have passed the Class 12 exams or an equivalent examination from a recognized board or institution.

Minimum marks required in qualifying examination

· All India Category, General, EWS or Orphan candidates – 45%

· SC and ST of Maharashtra – 40%

· VJNT, SBC and OBC of Maharashtra – 42%

Candidates who are taking their board exams in April/May are also eligible to take the entrance exam. The admission will be subject to the completion of the educational qualification with a minimum qualifying score.

MH CET 3-year LLB eligibility criteria

Educational qualification

A candidate must have graduated from a university recognized by the Maharashtra government in any discipline. Students appearing in their final year/semester of graduation are also eligible to apply.

Minimum marks required in final year of graduation

·        All India Category, General category of Maharashtra,

         EWS or Orphan candidates – 45% aggregate marks

·        SC and ST of Maharashtra – 40% aggregate marks

·        VJNT, SBC and OBC of Maharashtra – 42% aggregate marks

MH CET Law application form

The MH CET 5-year LLB application form will be opened tentatively in the third week of January. A 3-year LLB application form for MH CET will also be available around the same time or in the first week of February. Online registration and application forms will be available at cetcell.mahacet.org for eligible candidates. MH CET law requires candidates to register with their name and contact information and enter personal, educational, and communication details. Candidates also have to upload the documents and submit the registration fee online, using the payment gateway.

MH CET law registration fee

Category

Fees

General*

Rs. 800

OBC^

Rs. 600

SC^

Rs. 600

ST^

Rs. 600

*Maharashtra General category candidates, including unreserved and reserved candidates from all India.

^SC, ST, and OBC candidates include only Maharashtra-domiciled candidates.

 

 

MH CET Law Syllabus

The Cet Cell Maharashtra has released the law syllabus for the 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB examinations. While preparing for the examination, candidates should carefully read the syllabus. MH CET law syllabuses for 3-year and 5-year LLBs share a number of common subjects, but the level of difficulty varies. MH CET law will be a 5-year LLB at the Class 12 level, and MH CET law will be a 3-year LLB at the graduation level. Below are the topic-wise syllabus details.

Subject/Topics

CET 5-year integrated LLB

CET 3-year LLB

Number of questions

Marks

Number of questions

Marks

Legal aptitude & reasoning

40

40

30

30

General knowledge with current affairs

30

30

40

40

Logical and analytical reasoning

40

40

30

30

English

30

30

50

50

Basic Mathematics

10

10

Total

150

150

150

150

 

 

MH CET law exam pattern

To gain an overall understanding of the examination, candidates should also check the exam pattern for MH CET law. In addition, it will help candidates understand various rules and test modalities, such as mode, duration, type of questions, and other relevant information. Below are the details of the test pattern.

 

Particular

Details

Test mode

Online, CBT (Computer Based Test)

Type of paper

Multiple choice question paper

Exam duration

120 minutes

Total number of questions

150

Total marks

150

Marking scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

Negative marking

No

 

Tips for MH CET Law preparation

MH CET law candidates should first familiarize themselves with the exam pattern and syllabus. Thus, they will know what topics to prepare and how to prepare keeping the test requirements in mind. The following preparation tips will help candidates plan their preparation and score well on the exam.

· Make a study plan and dedicate about three to four hours a day to MH CET law preparation.

· Preparation for each subject should be based on the syllabus.

· Refer to the standard MH CET law preparation books and monthly current affairs books for more information.

· MH CET law syllabus should be completed around a month before the exam.

· Keep short notes and revise them regularly.

· Stay up-to-date on legal news, events, and articles by reading a daily newspaper

· In the last month, solve the MH CET law previous year’s papers, and mock tests to give a

final shape to your preparation.

Subject-wise preparation tips for MH CET Law

Legal aptitude & reasoning

This is one of the most important sections of both the MH CET 3-year LLB and the MH CET 5-year LLB. Candidates would benefit from making short notes and revising them regularly as they prepare for this section. It is also extremely useful to prepare for this section by reviewing law entrance exam question papers.

General knowledge with current affairs

MH CET law will consist of two types of questions. The first type of questions will cover topics such as Indian history, geography, environment, and economy. In the current affairs section, you can find out what is happening in India and around the world at the moment. Awards, nominations, sports, international bodies and legal developments are important for this section.

Logical and analytical reasoning

This section tests the critical thinking and analytical skills of the candidates. Questions are mostly asked about topics such as puzzles, blood relations, age and direction, statements and arguments. Candidates can prepare for this section with regular practice of questions based on the various logical reasoning topics.

English

In this section, candidates will read comprehension passages followed by a series of questions designed to test their grammar and vocabulary. There will also be questions on antonyms and synonyms, word meaning, fill-in-the-blanks, and sentence correction. For this section, candidates can study a standard grammar book of Class 12 level or Word Power Made Easy. Candidates will also be able to prepare for this section by reading English newspapers, articles, and journals.

All the Best.

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