MH CET Law 2021 – Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Books

MH CET Law 2021 – Maharashtra Law Common Entrance Test is expected to be held in April and June for 5-yr LLB, and 3-yr LLB respectively. MH CET Law exam date 2021, application form will be released by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra tentatively in January. It is a computer-based test of 2 hours duration with 150 questions. On basis of this law entrance exam, candidates are called for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) for admissions in law colleges of Maharashtra. Check more information about MAH LLB CET 2021 including date, application form, syllabus, exam pattern, how to prepare, admit card, result.

MH CET Law 2021

– The MH CET Law 2021 Syllabus is available now. Get complete syllabus here.
– The MH CET Law 2021 Application Form will be available soon. Check here.

MH CET Law 2021 Exam Date

It is expected that MH CET Law 201 exam for LLB (5 years-Integrated) will take place in the 2nd week of Apr 2021 whereas, for LLB (3 years), the exam will be scheduled in 4th week of Jun 2021. Following is the expected schedule.

MH CET Law 2021Important Dates for LLB 5 years
LLB 3 years
Availability of form3rd week of Jan 20213rd week of Mar 2021
Last date to fill the form1st week of Mar 20211st week of May 2021
Issuance of hall ticket4th week of Mar 20211st week of Jun 2021
Exam date 2nd week of Apr 20214th week of Jun 2021
Declaration of result3rd week of May 20212nd week of Jul 2021
Commencement of CAP3rd week of May 2021to be announced

Last year, the exam for both the courses was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check the previous year exam dates of MH CET Law given below.

YearLLB (5 Years Integrated)LLB (3 years)
202011 Oct 202002-03 Nov 2020
201921 Apr 201901 June 2019
201822 Apr 201817 June 2018

MH CET Law 2021 Application Form

MH CET Law 2021 application form can be filled online only at Note that there is no form correction facility available once the form has been submitted. Before filling the application form, keep the valid email id and mobile number ready. Check the application process given below.

  • First of all, visit the official website and click on the ‘New Registration’ button.
  • Next, enter the basic details.
  • Then, upload the scanned images.
  • Now, enter other basic details, personal, address, and educational details.
  • After entering the details, cross-check the details and pay the application fee.
  • At last, download the submitted application form and the e-receipt generated after payment.

Application Fee: The amount given below is as per last year’s details:

Open category, EWS candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State /
All India Candidates belonging to all categories, J & K Migrants
Rs 800
Candidates belonging to backward class categories (SC, ST, VJ / DT – NT (A) / NT-1 (B) /
NT – 2 (C) / NT – 3 (D), OBC and SBC, SEBC categories from Maharashtra state only
Rs 600

Mode of payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using debit card / credit card / net banking / IMPS / cash card / wallets.

MH CET Law 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To be apple to appear for MH CET Law 2021, the candidates must first fulfill the eligibility conditions given below.

Common for both courses

Nationality: The candidates must be an Indian citizen.

Age Limit: Right now, there is no upper age limit criteria for LLB (5 years) Integrated and LLB 3 years. However, it can be decided as per the decision Honorable Supreme Court of India.

Note: The candidates who are Non-Resident Indian or Person of Indian Origin or who are Overseas Citizen of Indian or Foreign National students, Children of Indian Workers in Gulf countries with minimum eligibility as mentioned above must not appear for CET. They can straightaway appear for CAP.

Educational Qualification For LLB (5 year) Integrated Course

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board / University in India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent.
  • The candidates must have secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate (Open, SEBC and EWS category candidates and Outside Maharashtra i.e All India Candidates.
  • A minimum of 40% is required for the candidates for SC / ST category of Maharashtra. On the other hand, a minimum of 42% is required for the candidates belonging to VJNT, SBC and OBC category of Maharashtra state.
  • All those candidates who have obtained +2 pass degree certificate or first degree after certificate after correspondence or distance method are also eligible.

Who are not eligible? The candidates who have obtained 10+2 from the Open University system directly without having any basic qualification (class 10th) cannot apply for the course.

Maharashtra State Domicile Requirements

  • The candidates passing SSC and HSC from a recognised institute in Maharashtra state or the candidates passing any equivalent exam from arecognized board / university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, recognized or constituted by the Union Govt. which is in Maharashtra.

Type A: A candidate who is Domicile of Maharashtra or born in Maharashtra (Must have domicile certificate from Maharashtra or a date of birth certificate showing place of birth as Maharashtra)

Type B: The father or mother of candidate is domiciled in Maharashtra (Either father or mother must have domicile certificate from the state of Maharashtra if candidate is not born in Maharashtra / candidates who do not possess domcile certificate from the state of Maharashtra).

Type C: The father or mother of candidate is an employee of the Govt. of India or Govt. of India undertaking who is posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra state before the submission of CAP application form. These candidates must have, however, completed SSC and HSC from Maharashtra state.

Type D: The father or mother of candidate is an employee of the Govt. of Maharashtra or Govt. of Maharashtra Undertaking. But, the candidates must have completed SSC & HSC or any equivalent exam from Maharashtra.

Type E: In this category, all those candidates fall who have passed SSC and HSC exam or equivalent exam from a recognized institution from a Disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border and whose mother tongue is Marathi.

Click here to check details about candidature type.

Eligibility Criteria for LLB (3 years)

Educational Qualifications:

  • The candidates must be a Graduate in any faculty of any university in Maharashtra that has been established by an Act of Parliament or by a State Legislature or an equivalent National institution recognized as deemed to be university or Foreign University recognized as equivalent to Indian University by a competent authority.
  • With this, the candidates must have passed Graduation with minimum 45% marks in aggregate (For Open category, All India Candidature OMS, EWS and SEBC).
  • For SC / ST category candidates, candidates need 40% marks. Whereas, candidates belonging to VJNT, SBC and OBC category, minimum 42% marks are required (Candidates from the state of Maharashtra).

Who else can apply?

  • The candidates who have passed UG degree of minimum 3 years or PG degree of minimum 2/3 years after completing 10+2 schooling can also apply.
  • All those candidates who have obtained +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree certificate by Distance or Correspondence method can also apply.

Who are not eligible?

  • Note that, the candidates who have a PG Diploma shall not be considered eligible.
  • The candidate who has passed the qualifying examination 10+2, UG, PG in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification of 10+2+3 are not eligible.
  • No candidate from the Open University having a degree is eligible.

Maharashtra Domicile Requirements

Type A: A candidate who is domicile of Maharashtra or must be born in Maharashtra. Plus, the candidates must have done Graduation or Post-Graduation from Maharashtra (the candidates must have certificate of Domicile of Maharashtra or date of birth certificate mentioning the place of birth as Maharashtra.

Type B: The father or mother of the candidate is domiciled in Maharashtra (Either father or mother have a domicile certificate from the state of Maharashtra). The candidates must have done Graduation or Post-Graduation from Maharashtra

Type C: The father or mother of the candidates must be an employee of Govt. of India or Govt. of Undertaking of India who is posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra before the last date of submitting of CAP application form. Also, the candidates must have done Graduation or Post-Graduation from Maharashtra.

Type D: The father or mother of the candidates must be an employee of Govt. of Maharashtra or Govt. of Maharashtra Undertaking. Provided, the candidates must have done Graduation or Post-Graduation from Maharashtra.

Type E: In this category, all those candidates are included who are passing the Graduation of Post-Graduation from a recognized institution situated at disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose mother tongue is Marathi.

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MH CET Law 2021 Syllabus

State CET Cell, Maharashtra has released the syllabus for MH CET Law at its official website. Given below are the general topics from which questions are framed in the exam. Get complete syllabus here.

Legal Aptitude (Principle and Fact based questions)

This section judges the candidate’s interest in the study of law, legal aptitude and problem solving ability.

  • Legal Maxims and Terms
  • Law of Torts
  • Indian Constitution
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law

General Knowledge

This section basically judges the candidate’s knowledge about happenings and awareness of the world

  • History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern)
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Science
  • Civics
  • Environment Based GK questions
  • International Organizations
  • Current Affairs: Awards, Latest Events, National and International News, Science and Technology etc


  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One-word substitution
  • Sentence improvement and rearrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Common Errors
  • Inappropriate Errors
  • Spellings
  • Inappropriate Usage of Words
  • Reading Comprehension

Logical Reasoning

This section tests the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links correct illogical arguments.

The subject is basically there to judge the candidate’s ability to understand the structure, relationships and to draw conclusions about the structures.

It also includes reasoning deductively from the given set of statements and rules or principles which describe the relationship among persons, events or things.

  • Series Completion
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Puzzle Test
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Inserting the Missing Character

Critical Reasoning

  • Assumptions
  • Statements & Conclusion
  • Forcefulness of Arguments
  • Evaluating Inferences
  • Evaluating given Courses of Action
  • Strengthening and Weakening of Arguments
  • Cause and Effects
  • Syllogisms
  • Assertion and Reason

Mathematical Aptitude (10th std level topics)

  • Average
  • Time and Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Speed & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Venn Diagram

MH CET Law 2021 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern given below MH CET Law 2021.

  • The test for both LLB (3 years) and LLB (5 Years Integrated) is held in the online mode
  • To complete the test, the candidates are given 2 hours
  • The questions are displayed in English and Marathi languages
  • The test is objective in nature. It consists of multiple-choice questions
  • There are total 150 MCQs in the test
  • Each question carries 01 marks
  • There is no negative marking

Distribution of Questions

SectionsNo. of Questions for LLB 3 YearNo. of Questions for LLB 5 Year (Integrated)
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning3040
GK with Current Affairs4030
Logical and Analytical Reasoning3040

Books to Prepare for MH CET Law 2021

The candidates can check the list of the books given below to prepare for MH CET Law.

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningBuy Here
Magical book series analytical reasoning Buy Here
Numerical Ability 18 Days Wonder Buy Here
Objective General EnglishBuy Here
Legal Awareness and Logical Reasoning 2020Buy Here

MH CET Law 2021 Mock Test

State CET Cell, Maharashtra enables a mock test window every year for the candidates appearing for MH CET Law. The mock tests consists of the sample questions.

Know that mock test provided by the official authority is just for reference and in actual the questions in the exam must be of higher difficulty level. The exam may also contain the question types that are not mentioned.

Check the links of the mock test given below.

CourseMock Test Link
LLB 5 year IntegratedClick here
LLB 3 yearsClick here

Preparation Tips for MH CET Law 2021

Check the preparation tips given below for MH CET Law 2021.

Know the syllabus and make a proper study plan: The first thing all the law aspirants must do is to check the syllabus of the exam. Know what are the topics from which questions are framed. Jot the important topics and then move onto to know the exam pattern. After knowing these, make a proper study plan and give proper slots to each section for the preparation.

Make a habit of reading a newspaper: It is important to be in the habit of reading the newspaper if aiming to crack MH CET Law. Reading newspapers is important so as to know the latest events and happenings in the world. Alternatively, a newspaper is a component from which the vocabulary can be improved. So, be consistent when it comes to reading newspapers.

Pick good study material: There are a lot of books available in the market for law entrance examinations. However, its is advised to those books which have the concepts clearly stated in them. Try not to refer too many books. Stick to 2-3 books for the preparation of each section.

Solve mock tests: Once the preparation is complete, give mock tests. This will help in knowing how far the preparation has been going and what more has to be done. By giving mock test, the candidates can also get to know the basics of a computer-based test.

Revision: Keep on revising the topics that you will study regularly in order to remember the important points for a longer period of time.

MH CET Law 2021 Hall Ticket / Admit Card

MH CET Law 2021 hall ticket is issued online at It is not sent individually via post to the candidates.

  • The candidates can download their hall ticket by entering the login credentials namely registration number / roll number and date of birth / password.
  • On the availability of the hall ticket, the candidates are required to affix a passport size photograph in the space provided (the photograph must be the same as the one uploaded in the form).
  • MH CET Law is an important document that has to be carried to the exam centre along with a valid id proof and a ballpoint pen.
  • Details like exam date, exam time, roll number, address of the exam centre etc is printed on the admit card.
  • The candidates need to hand over the hall ticket to the invigilator for verification and signature on the day of the examination. Note that this hall ticket must be collected from the invigilator at the end of the exam.

Important Instructions for MH CET Law 2021

The candidates are required to follow the instructions given below on the day of the examination.

  1. Report to the exam centre 180 minutes before the starting of the test for the completion of verification, logging in etc.
  2. Reach the exam centre on time as latecomers are not allowed.
  3. Follow the instructions given by the invigilator failing which, you will be disqualified.
  4. Do not bring any prohibited items like cell phones (with or without camera facility), notes, calculators, books etc to the exam centre.
  5. A rough sheet shall be provided at the exam centre. However, once the test is over you are required to submit these sheets back to the invigilator.

MH CET Law 2021 Result

The candidates can check MH CET Law 2021 result at The result is released in the pdf format. The pdf displays the details like:

  • Registration number
  • Roll number
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Name of the candidate
  • Equated total score out of 150

MH CET Law 2021 Counselling – CAP

MH CET Law Counselling is also known as Centralized Admission Process (CAP). The candidates who qualify the entrance test take part in CAP. The CAP process is given as follows:

  • First of all, register for CAP
  • Next, upload the documents
  • Then, report at the admission reporting centre
  • After this, the provisional merit list is published. Then, the final merit list is released.
  • Next, the seat matrix is published
  • Now, candidates have to do the choice filling
  • Then, the seat allotment result is published
  • Lastly, report at the allotted centre for completing final admission process

MH CET Law 2021 Score Accepting Colleges

The scores of MH CET Law are accepted by these colleges:

  • Govt College offering LLB 5 Year Integrated Course and LLB (3 years)
  • All Govt. Aided Colleges offering the prescribed Law courses (including aided minority institutions)
  • All Universities Offering LLB (5 years Integrated and 3 years)
  • Universities Managed Institutes
  • Un-aided colleges (including Minority institutions)

About State CET Cell, Maharashtra

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has been established by the Government of Maharashtra. It has been established under Admission Regulating Authority (ARA) according to the provision in Section 10 of Maharashtra Unaided Professional Educational Institutions. Some of the exams conducted by CET Cell Maharashtra are:

  • MAH M.Ed CET
  • MAH B.Ed CET

Frequently Asked Questions on MH CET Law 2021

Ques. For which courses MH CET Law 2021 is conducted?

Ans. MH CET Law is held for the admission into LLB (3 years) and LLB (5 years Integrated).

Ques. In which mode MH CET Law is held?

Ans. MH CET Law is held in the online mode. It is a computer-based test.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in MH CET Law?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in MH CET Law.

Ques. Can I request for the change of exam centre?

Ans. No, State CET Cell does not entertains the request for the change in exam centre.

Ques. Can I change the details in the application form after its submission?

Ans. No, you cannot change the details in the application form once you click on the final submit button and pay the application fee.

Ques. Is it necessary to affix a photograph on the admit card?

Ans. Yes, it is necessary to affix a passport size photograph on the admit card.

Ques. Will the official authority send the admit card via post?

Ans. No, the admit card is not sent via post. It is only uploaded online.

Ques. How is the selection done after qualifying MH CET Law?

Ans. After qualifying MH CET Law, the qualified candidates need to take part in Centralized Admission Process (CAP).

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