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MH CET Law Counselling 2020: Know Counselling Process, Seat Allotment & More!

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test ( MHCET )
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test ( MHCET )

MH CET Law 2020 Counselling will be started from the third week of July 2020. The exam will be conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell every year. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law is organized to offer admission in the law courses. Candidates can get the admission in law courses, such as LLB (3 years) and LLB (Integrated-5 years) after appearing in the counselling session.

This exam is also known by the name of Maharashtra Law CET. The various colleges/institutions participated in the counselling to offer admissions. MH CET Law entrance test score is an important parameter to get admission. Candidates can check here the updated information of MH CET Law Counselling 2020, including, counselling schedule, other important instructions regarding counselling.

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MH CET Law Counselling

MH CET Law Counselling details of various courses are given here. This page will be updated with the latest update on MH CET Law 2020 Counselling. Failure to attend the counselling or to pay the fees on spot and submission of all necessary documents will result in automatic forfeiture of the claim of the candidates for the selection.

Exam Overview

Examination MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)
Conducting body Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra
Exam level State-level entrance test
 Exam Category Undergraduate
Programmes offered 5-year LLB ( BA LLB or BBA LLB) & 3-year LLB
Total Number of Questions 150
Duration of Examination 150 Minutes
Application form fees
  • GEN – 800
  • Reserved category – 500
Participating institutes 141 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)
Languages for the Examination English & Marathi
Official Website

MH CET Law (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law)  of 5 Year LLB exam and 3 Year LLB exam held in the month of 24 July and 6 August respectively, due to COVID 19.

Important Dates

Candidates applying for the Maharashtra CET Exam needs to check these important dates related to the entrance test. Check out these important Dates for MH CET.

Events Dates
Issue of Notification December 4, 2019
Commencement of Application Form for 5 yr LLB January 21, 2020
End of Application form for 5 yr LLB Jun 8, 2020
Release of Admit card for 5 yr LLB March 27, 2020
MH CET Law 2020 exam date 5 yr LLB July 24, 2020
Declaration of Result for 5 yr LLB the first week or second week of August 2020 (Expected)
Commencement of Application Form for 3 yr LLB March 19, 2020
End of Application form for 3 yr LLB Jun 8, 2020
Release of Admit card for 3 yr LLB the second week or fourth week of July 2020 (Expected)
MH CET Law 2020 exam date of 3 yr LLB August 6, 2020
Declaration of Result for 3 yr LLB the second week or fourth week of August 2020 (Expected)
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 5 yr LLB the second week or fourth week of August 2020 (Expected)
Counselling and seat allotment begins for 3 yr LLB the second week or fourth week of August 2020 (Expected)

The physical presence of the candidate at the counselling is mandatory. The choice of course made by the candidate is final and binding and will not be altered later under any circumstances. If any candidate finds it impossible to be physically present for the MH CET Law Counselling due to unavoidable circumstances, he/she may authorize any other responsible individual to represent him/her at the counselling. This representative must carry with him/her the letter of authorization in the specified format and all the documents mentioned.

Counselling Dates

DHE Pune has released the exam dates and schedule for the upcoming law entrance exam:

Events Dates for five-year LLB course Dates for -year LLB course
Starting of the online application window January 21 March 19
Last date of submitting application forms Jun 8 Jun 8
Availability of hall tickets March 27 June 5
MH CET Law 2020 exam date April 12 June 28
Declaration of results April 28 July 14
Starting of the counselling process May 15 July 21

Counselling Procedure

The candidates want to appear in the counselling process must follow the steps to successfully complete the Admission Procedure.

  • The candidates need to check their ranking on the basis of Merit List then they need to confirm the counselling dates through online at the official website of the MH CET Law counselling.
  • The candidates those who want to get admission in Law professional studies, they will have to get qualified in the MH CET Law 2020.
  • After the declaration of result candidates will have to check their result and the qualified candidates will have to register themselves through online mode at the official website.
  • After registration candidates need to fill the application form for counselling.
  • The form will be available at the official website, candidates need to fill the choices of colleges and courses as per their preferences and choice.
  • Then candidates have to lock the choices, which was filled by them.
  • After this process, candidates will have to submit the application with the fees required to be paid.
  • Then candidates will be called for the document verification process.
  • Candidates need to appear in the document verification process along with the required documents in original on specified date and time.
  • After this process, candidates will receive the Call Letter for seat allotment by the authority.
  • Candidates have to obtain the call letter of seat allotment from the official website.
  • On the prescribed date and time, candidates must report at the allotted College and be present in person otherwise the attendance will not be considered.
  • The candidates have to carry the documents and admission fees to confirm their seats and admission in the allotted college.

Documents Required

1) Original counselling letter along with the photocopy of counselling letter
2) Original Admit card along with the photocopy of admit card
3) Bank draft has to be made as per the guidelines mentioned on MH CET Law prospect
4) All the original and at least 2 photocopies of certificates of 10th & 12th class
5) Rank Card/Hall Ticket
6) Scorecard (if applicable)
7) Original degree/provisional certificate if the candidate is appearing
8 ) Community certificate(SC/ST/OBC/Other) signed by the authorized authority
9) Medical documents mentioned in the MH CET Law application form.
10) 4-6 Passport size photographs colour and black and white
11) Other supportive documents mentioned in the MH CET Law application form.

How to register for MHCET Law Counselling 2020?

Candidates required to register online on the official website of DHE Maharastra:

  1. Candidates require to visit the official website –
  2. Register as a new candidate through filling the required details for MH CET Law counselling process
  3. Once registered, log in again to fill the choice of colleges from the given list as per your preference and pay the counselling fee Rs. 5000/-
  4. Provisional allotment list is published by the examination authority on the official website based on the preferences given by candidates

CAP Rounds Details

CAP Round I

  • Candidates shortlisted as per the final merit list have to appear for CAP round 1
  • They need to fill option form, mark their preferred colleges, and accept colleges after allotment list is published
  • Once, the seat is frozen on acceptance, the candidate will no longer be able to participate in next round
  • Candidates accepting the seat allotted to them have to report to the allotted colleges
  •  Candidates who do not want to accept the allotted seat have to exercise float option and in such cases, they will be eligible to participate in next round for better seat allotment

CAP Round II

  • Freshly registered candidates will be allotted seat in this round
  • Candidates from the first-round can participate in this round for better seat allotment option
  • Candidates who did not accept the seat in the first round will be allotted seat in this round
  • Those participating in this round for upgrading their seats (as allotted and accepted in CAP I) won’t be able to participate in next round


  • Candidates filling fresh option form as well as editing their options will be allotted seats in this round

Option Entry Process

During the counselling process, applicants before accepting their seats have the option to ‘Freeze’ or ‘Float’ their choices.
Float option – If candidates are not satisfied with the allotted colleges, they can choose the ‘Float’ option. Candidates exercising this option are eligible for appearing in the subsequent counselling rounds. In case they are not offered seats, they can choose the previously allotted college.

Freeze option – Candidates can exercise ‘Freeze’ option to confirm their allotment and if they do not want to participate in the further counselling rounds. They will accept the allotted college and pay the admission fee. Such candidates will not be considered for further counselling rounds.

Seat Reservation Criteria

The category-wise seat reservation for all the colleges accepting MHCET Law scores will be as under:

Institute Type Maharashtra State Candidates All India Seats
Govt Institutes

(5% quota for NRI, OCI, PIO, and Foreign candidates)

85% 10%
Govt Aided Institutes

(5% quota for NRI, OCI, PIO, and Foreign candidates)

85% 10%
Govt Aided Minority Institutes

(50% quota for Minority category)

(5% quota for NRI, OCI, PIO, and Foreign candidates)

35% 10%
University Dept/ Courses (Govt Aided)

(5% quota for NRI, OCI, PIO, and Foreign candidates)

85% 10%

List of colleges for MHCET Law Counselling

The colleges/ university departments, university-managed colleges under the jurisdiction of below-mentioned universities will be accepting admissions on basis of MH CET Law scores:

Name of College City
University of Mumbai Mumbai
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
Gondwana University Gadchiroli
Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University Nagpur
Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University Amravati
Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune
Shivaji University Kolhapur
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University Nanded
Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University Jalgaon
Ahilyabai Holkar Solapur University Solapur
SNDT Women‘s University Mumbai

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q. Is MH CET only Offered Law courses?

A. No, MH CET offered courses various UG & PG.

Q. When will be the first Admission Notification of MH CET Law 2020 be issued?

A. Admission Notification of MH CET Law 2020 will be issued on 4 December 2019.

Q. How many students appeared for Mhcet Law 2019?

A. The students appeared for Mhcet Law 36513 in 2019.

Q. How to apply for MH CET Law 2020?

A. 1. The Admission seekers have to visit on the official site Click here
2. Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
3. Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature in the prescribed format.
4. Candidates must note down their unique application number which will be generated during registration.
5. Candidates can make a correction in the application during the verification process at the designated centres.
6. There is no need to send the printed application to the board.

Q. What will MH CET Law Rank Expected in 2020?
A. MH CET Law obtained mark and rank Expected in 2020 as fallows.

Marks          Expected Rank
Less than      45,000
30-40           45000-30000
41-61           30,000-16,000
61-70           16,000- 8,000
70-80           8,000-6,000
80-91           6,000-4,000
91-113         4,000-1,000
112-120       1,000-250
120+           250

Q. Is there any negative marking MH CET Law examination?

A. There is no negative marking MH CET Law examination.

Q. What is a good score MH CET Law examination 2020?

A. MH CET Law examination is good marks 120+. To takes admission in various law colleges in Mumbai.

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