MH CET Law Eligibility Criteria 2020, Qualification, Age – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here

It is important to read the MHCET 2020 eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. If the candidate is eligible, only he/she can apply.

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Examination (MAH CET Law) is administered by the Common Entrance Examination Cell of the State of Maharashtra, Maharashtra, Mumbai. The MH CET Entrance Exam offers admission to the regular LLB 5-year and 3-year LLB programs.

It is a state-level entrance examination by which candidates can be admitted to various state law schools. In this article, applicants can check in detail the complete eligibility criteria of the MH CET 2020 law.

MH CET Law 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who meet all the eligibility criteria can take the 2020 MH CET Law entrance exam.

All India Candidates:

Indian National applicants who have completed SSC and HSC from out of the state of Maharashtra belonging to all categories are eligible in this category.

Minority Candidates:

Applicants who have completed the Maharashtra State SSC and HSC and are domiciled in Maharashtra or were born in Maharashtra and belong to a particular linguistic or religious minority community within the state as issued by the government are eligible.

NRI Candidates:

Applicants who meet the eligibility conditions given for NRI applicants are eligible. They do not have to apply for the CET

Foreign Candidate or OCI or PIO Candidates:

Applicants who fall into this category can also apply to fulfill the full eligibility clauses. They do not have to apply for the CET

Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates:

Children of citizens, displaced people from Jammu and Kashmir, can apply to any part of India or dangerous border areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Maharashtra State Candidates:

Applicants can only qualify for one type of application from the state of Maharashtra, mentioned below.

  • Type A: candidate born in Maharashtra or domiciled in Maharashtra.
  • Type B: the father or mother of a candidate is domiciled in the state of Maharashtra.
  • Type C: A candidate’s father or mother is employed in the government of India or posted or declared in service in the state of Maharashtra before the last submission date of the CAP application form.
  • Type D: A candidate’s father or mother is an employee of Maharashtra or the Maharashtra corporate government.
  • Type E: Candidates who have passed in SSC or HSC exam or an equivalent exam from a recognized institution in a divided border region of Maharashtra Karnataka and whose mother tongue is Marathi.

Age Criteria:

  • Lower Age Limit: Applicants age limit must be 20 (22 for SC / ST Maharashtra only) as of July 1, 2020.
  • Upper age limit: There is no upper age limit to sit for both exams.

MH CET Law 2020 Important Information

Candidates who obtained 10 + 2 directly through the Open School / Universities system without having a basic diploma are not eligible for the MH CET 2020 law.

Candidates for law who appear on the year-end exam will be considered eligible for the three-year LLB programs. They can take the exam for access to the legal profession. However, it should also be noted that their admission will be provisional and will only be offered if they present the LL.B certificate with the achievement of more precise minimum grades.

Qualification Criteria:

For 5 years LLB course:

  • Qualification Exam: Candidate must pass the SSC (+2) or its equivalent exam, such as (11 + 1, Level “A” in the course of High School Completion Certificate) from the Maharashtra State Recognized Board. or from outside.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have 45% overall marks on the qualifying exam (40% marks for Maharashtra state reserved categories).
  • Applicants, those who complete their class 12 from the distance or correspondence method, can also apply. (gap of at least two years between the 10th standard (SSC) and the 12th standard (HSC))
  • Candidates who have earned 10 standard / high school certificate exams, in a single session exam without having any basic grades (1-9 educational level) are not eligible.
  • Candidates who appear can also apply.

For 3 years LLB course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applicant must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in any branch from any of the recognized universities in Maharashtra or India.
  • Minimum Scores: Candidates must achieve 45% on the qualifying exam (40% for reserved categories).

Note: Applicants from outside the state of Maharashtra will be eligible to apply and will be considered open category applicants regardless of caste/category.