MH CET Law 2020

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra is all set to release the exam dates for MH CET Law 2020. The officials will release the information brochure of both the UG LLB courses, tentatively in the third week of December 2019. MH CET Law forms the basis for admissions to several state government universities in Maharashtra and some other government and private law institutions. The admission process will begin with filling up of MH CET Law 2020 application form. Candidates who are planning to appear in MH CET 2020 Law will have to apply through an online application form that will be made available in the official CET website. Successfully registered candidates will be issued admit cards for appearing in MH CET Law 2020. Later, the exam authorities will release answer keys and result. MH CET Law provisional admission process will be completed only after the counselling and seat allotment process.

The state level entrance test is conducted once in a year for admissions to undergraduate course of law, namely 3-year LLB and 5-year integrated LLB. MH CET Law 2020 will be open for candidates from all over India including candidates from Jammu & Kashmir. There will be more than 15000 seats in 3-year LLB and around 10,000 seats in 5-year LLB programmes offered by all participating universities and their affiliated colleges.


MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)

Conducting body

Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra

Exam level

State-level, Undergraduate entrance test

Programmes offered

  • 5-year LLB

  • 3-year LLB

Participating institutes

Law colleges in Maharashtra (MH CET Law 2020 scores will also be accepted in many other govt & private law colleges in Maharashtra)

Seats offered

  • 3-year LLB – More than 15000 seats

  • 5-year LLB – Around 10,000 seats

Exam mode and type

Online mode, objective test paper

Application form fees

  • GEN – 800

  • Reserved category – 500

MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of MH CET Law are the minimum required standard for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB programmes. It is very important on part of the candidate to read carefully the prescribed MH CET Law eligibility criteria 2020. Only after satisfying the eligibility criteria one should apply for MH CET 2020. While the educational qualification will vary according to the requirements of the above-mentioned programmes, there are some common eligibility criteria for both the undergraduate programmes. The basic eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

ligibility criteria for entrance test of 5-year LLB programme

  • Candidate appearing for 5-year LLB entrance should have completed Intermediate or any equivalent exam (for eg. 3 year diploma in engineering) from any recognized board or university.

  • Minimum aggregate percentage – Candidate must meet the minimum aggregate criteria while applying for MH CET Law 2020. The minimum aggregate criteria is mentioned below.


Minimum aggregate required in qualifying exam

General candidates belonging to Maharashtra (as per domicile certificate)


SC/ST candidates from maharashtra


VJ / DT / NT(A) / NT / O.B.C./ S.B.C. Category belonging to State of



Candidates from other states (All category)


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