MH CET Law Reservation Policy 2021

MH CET Law Reservation Policy 2021

MH CET Law Reservation Policy 2021 - State Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell announces the reservation policy of MH CET law through the admission notifications for 3-year LLB and 5-year LLB. The reservation policy of MH CET law informs about the distribution of seats across the categories and rules of seat allocation in government as well as private universities participating in the admission process.

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Why is it important to know about MH CET Law Reservation Policy

Every year, more than 70,000 candidates apply for MH CET Law. These include both Maharashtra state candidates and all India candidates.

All India candidates applying for MH CET law 2021 are treated under the open category hence, no seats are specifically reserved for such candidates irrespective of their social caste status.

However, many Maharashtra domiciled candidates also find themselves in the open category irrespective of their caste status due to various reasons. Not having the category benefits thus affects their chances of admission to desired colleges. Hence, it is important to have a prior understanding of MH CET law reservation policy.

For all India candidates, the MH CET law 2021 reservation policy would help understand the number and type of seats available under their category. Furthermore, the seat allocation in various participating law colleges and universities is also carried out in a predetermined method under which all India category candidates are eligible for 10-15% of total seats.

MH CET law 2021 - An overview

Law programme

Number of seats offered

Number of applicants last year

Three-year LLB

16000 seats

43579

Five-year LLB

10,000 seats

16351

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MH CET Law 2021 Reservation Policy - Based on Social and Economic Criteria

The reservation for backward classes is offered only to the candidates belonging to the Maharashtra state only. The social categories considered for reservation include SC, ST, OBC, EWS and Notified Tribes. The details of the reservation are given below.

MH CET Law Reservation Policy 2021

Sr.

No.

Category of Reservation

Percentage of Seats Reserved

01

Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converted to Buddhism (SC)

13.00 %

02

Schedule Tribes (ST)

7.00 %

03

Vimukta Jati (VJ)/ De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)

3.00 %

04

Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)

2.5%

05

Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)

3.5%

06

Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)

2.00 %

07

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

19.00 %

Total

50.00 %

To avail of the benefits of the caste reservation, the candidates will have to upload their caste certificate, Caste/Tribe validity certificate while filling the online application form for CAP (MH CET law counselling). Such candidates will also be required to produce their documents at the time of verification in the allotted college.

Candidates holding caste/category certificate from any other state will be considered under the open category.

Reservation for sons/daughters of Defense Service Personnel

Candidates belonging to the Defense Service Personnel category will be offered 5% seats within the sanctioned intake of an institute of MS quota. The Defense Service Personal category will include the following candidates.

  • Children of Ex-service personnel who are domiciled in Maharashtra State (Def-1),

  • Children of Active Service Personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State (Def-2),

  • Children of the Active Service Personnel (Def-3) who are transferred to Maharashtra State but are not Domiciled in Maharashtra State,

  • Children of Active Service Personnel (Def-3) who are not domiciled in Maharashtra State but their families are stationed in Maharashtra, such candidate should have appeared and passed the Graduation/ Post Graduation/ Qualifying examination from a school/college situated in the State of Maharashtra.

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MH CET Law Seat Allocation Rules

The State CET Cell conducts the Centralized Admission Process candidates belonging to MS and OMS, OCI/NRI and J&K categories. However, it is pertinent to note that around 80% of seats will be filled under MS candidates. The remaining 20% of seats are filled under All India category (OMS), foreign (NRI/OCI/PIO) category and minority category. The detailed breakup of seats are given below.

Allocation of seats within sanction Intake - Type 1

Sr.

No.

Type of Institution

No. Of Seats- As % of sanctioned Intake

CAP Seats

Maharashtra State

Candidates

All

India

Seats

*Quota for NRI, OCI, PIO,

Foreign

Candidate

Minority

Quota

1

Government

Institution@

85%

10%

5%

Nil

2

Government Aided Institution

85%

10%

5%

Nil

3

Government Aided Minority Institution

35%

10%

5%

50%

4

University

Department/Course (Government Aided)

85%

10%

5%

Nil

Allocation of seats within sanction Intake - Type 2

Sr.

No.

Type Of Institute

No. of Seats- as % of Sanctioned Intake

CAP Seats

Institute Level Seats

Maharashtra State (M.S.) Candidates

All

India

Seats

Minority Quota

Institute Level Seats

(Including 5%

Quota for NRI, OCI, PIO,

Foreign

Candidate if

applicable)

1

Unaided* (Vina

Anudanit)

Institution

65%

15%

Nil

20%

2

Unaided* (Vina

Anudanit) Minority Institution

100% of M.S. Seats $

15% #

51% @

20%

3

University

Department/Course (Self-Financed/

Unaided)

65%

15%

Nil

20%

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