MHT CET 2021 Preparation Tips, Important Topics and Books  The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has released MHT CET 2021 syllabus. The authorities will conduct MHT CET 2021 in May. Candidates seeking admission in the B.Tech programs should fill the application form of MHT CET 2021 from within due dates. MHT CET is an online entrance exam conducted for admission to B.E/B.Tech courses offered at 342 institutes across the state of Maharashtra. Aspirants of MHT CET 2021 must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus of the entrance test. Knowledge of MHT CET exam pattern 2021 will help the candidates to have an overview of the entrance exam while knowledge of syllabus will help the candidates to study right topics for the exam. As applicants for the exam always search for topics like preparation tips, important books for MHT CET 2021, here we are providing you with all such details in this article. Thus, all the candidates should read the following article to know more about MHT CET 2021 preparation tips, important topics and books.Latest: Official MHT CET Syllabus 2021 and MHT CET exam pattern 2021 has been released
Particulars  Specifications 
Exam Name  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 
Commonly known as  MHT CET 
Type of Exam  State Level 
Exam Conducting authority  State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra 
Category of Exam  Undergraduate 
Mode of Exam  Online 
Number of exam centres  166 
Number of participating institutes (as per 2020 statistics)  342 Institutes 
Number of Seats Available (as per 2020)  127537 Seats 
Candidates must be aware of MHT CET 2021 dates in order to have an overview of the timelines of the admission process. The following table can be referred to know about the important dates of MHT CET 2021.
Events  Dates 
Commencement of online registration & application process  March, 2021 
Last date to submit application form  March, 2021 
Online registration & confirmation with late fee of Rs. 500  April, 2021 
Issue of MHT CET admit card  To be notified 
MHT CET 2021  May, 2021 
Release of provisional answer key  To be notified 
End date to submit objections on question paper/answer key  To be notified 
Availability of OMR answer sheet  To be notified 
Availability of Final Answer Key  To be notified 
Declaration of result  To be notified 
Commencement of registration for counselling  To be notified 
Release of provisional merit list  To be notified 
Final merit list release date  To be notified 
Round1 counselling of MHT CET 2021  To be notified 
Round 2 counselling of MHT CET 2021  To be notified 
Round 3 counselling MHT CET 2021  To be notified 
Candidates preparing for MHT CET 2021 must be aware of the exam pattern of the online entrance test. Knowledge of MHT CET exam pattern 2021 will help the candidates to know about the type of questions asked in the exam, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. MHT CET 2021 will have two sections  Section I is Mathematics and Section II is Physics & Chemistry. Candidates who fill MHT CET 2021 application form are expected to know the exam pattern to do well. The following table can be referred to understand the exam pattern of MHT CET 2021.
Particulars  Details 
Mode of examination  Computer based Examination 
Number of Papers  There will be two papers Paper I – Mathematics Paper II Physics & Chemistry 
Duration  90 Minutes for each Paper 
Type of Questions  Objective (Multiple Choice Questions) 
Number of Questions in Paper I and Paper II  Paper I – Mathematics – 50 Questions Paper II Physics & Chemistry– 100 Questions (50 each) 
Total Marks  100 Marks (Each Paper) 
Marking Scheme  Paper I 2 marks will be allotted for each correct answer. Paper II 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer. There is no negative marking in the exam. 
Candidates appearing for MHT CET 2021 must know about the syllabus of the exam. MHT CET 2021 syllabus is based on the topics from Class 11th and 12th of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. It should be noted that in the syllabus of MHT CET 2021, 20% weightage will be given to topics from class 11th and 80% weightage to topics from class 12th. With the help of MHT CET syllabus 2021, candidates will be able to understand the syllabus of each paper and will also be able to study right topics for the exam. The following table can be referred to know about the syllabus of MHT CET 2021.
Subject  Chapters/Units from Class XI  Chapters/Units from Class XII 
Physics 


Chemistry 


Mathematics 
 Part 1: Mathematical Logic, Matrices, Trigonometric functions, Pair of straight lines, Circle, Conics, Vectors, Threedimensional geometry, Line, Plane, Linear programming problems, Part 2: Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of derivative, Integration, Applications of definite integral, Differential equation, Statistics, Probability distribution, Bernoulli trials and Binomial 
Every candidate needs a perfect exam strategy to ace any exam. Thus, here we are providing you important tips to crack MHT CET 2021. Candidates can consider the following MHT CET 2021 preparation tips to score good marks in exam.
Know the Syllabus & Exam Pattern Candidates must understand the exam pattern & syllabus of MHT CET 2021 before starting their preparation. As the syllabus of MHT CET 2021 is based on the topics of Class 11th & 12th, thus candidates must understand which topics to study from the syllabus of both the classes.
Prepare a Time Table After understanding the syllabus of MHT CET 2021, candidates should prepare a time table for studying. Candidates should divide their available preparation time in such a way that all the topics are covered before the exam.
Study Material Right books and study material is very important element of any study plan. Thus, candidates must start their preparation with NCERT books and refer to other books after that.
Revision Candidates must keep extra time for revision in their study plan. As the syllabus of the exam is vast, it is imperative that the candidates revise all the topics once before the exam.
Sample Papers & Mock Tests Candidates are advised to practice more and more sample papers and MHT CET 2021 mock tests in order to increase their speed and time management. These sample papers & mock tests are based on the actual pattern of the exam and candidates will also be able to analyse their performance by attempting them.
Every student wants to know the preparation strategy of toppers in order to incorporate the same for them. Thus, here we are providing MHT CET preparation tips 2021 from the toppers of last years.
Ameya Dileep Zarkaar who secured the second rank in MHT CET 2019 said that it is very important to learn topics from the books and understanding the concepts. Since most of the questions are based on the syllabus of board exams, Ameya concentrated on studying well from the books.
Abhang Aditya Subhash who got the top rank in MHT CET 2018 said that the mock tests helped him to analyze his weaker areas and he worked on them. He further added that he studied all the topics thoroughly, listened to his teachers and followed their guidance which eventually proved to be very beneficial for him.
Exam strategy by subject experts is very beneficial for students as their tips can really help the students to crack any exam. Most of teachers, when asked about MHT CET 2021 preparation tips, said that the students should start their preparation from class 11th only. Nagesh Sawant, Mathematics teacher of Ghonse Academy also agreed that candidates should start their preparations early from Class 11th and practice more and more mock tests to analyze their weaker areas. He emphasized that the candidate must check all his incorrect answers in the mock test and understand what is going wrong. Other than this, candidates must give proper time to each subject of the exam.
Subject  Important Topics 
Physics 

Chemistry 

Mathematics 

Name of the book  Author  Publication 
Marvel Physics for Medical & Engineering Entrance Exam  A. J. Bapat  Marvel Prakashan 
MHCET Engineering Solved Papers 20192004 with 5 Complete Mock Tests  Various Experts  Arihant Publications 
Pradnya's Objective Mathematics  C. S. Patil  Nikita Publication, Latur 
Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ)  Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi  Marvel Publication 
XII Sci. Triumph Physics/ Chemistry /Mathematics  Multiple Authors  Target Publication 
Other than the above mentioned books, candidates can refer also RD Sharma of Class 11th and 12th for Mathematics, Concepts of Physics by H.C Sharma, MHT CET chemistry by Arihant Publishers, etc.