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MT-CET 2013 Eligibility Criteria

Updated on: Apr 8, 2013

Minimum eligibility criteria for the Maharashtra Technology-Common Entrance Test (MT-CET) 2013 is explained below.

Maharashtra and Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) candidates

To appear for the test, candidates should be Indian nationals and must have appeared for the class 12 qualifying exam or the equivalent in the academic session 2013 to 2014 (and results must not have been declared until the last application form submission date).

Pharmacy course

Candidates should be Indian nationals, have passed the class 12 qualifying exam of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or equivalent with English, physics, biology/mathematics and physics. Forty-five percent marks are required in biology/mathematics, chemistry and physics combined. The minimum is 40 percent marks for backward class categories and Persons with Disabilities (for those belonging to Maharashtra only). You must also receive a non-zero score on MT-CET 2013.

Engineering course

Candidates must be Indian nationals, have passed the class 12 qualifying exam of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or equivalent with English, physics, mathematics and physics. Forty-five percent marks are required in mathematics, chemistry and physics combined. The minimum is 40 percent marks for backward class categories and Persons with Disabilities (for those belonging to Maharashtra only). You must also earn a non-zero score on MT-CET 2013.

Additionally, candidates need a valid Paper 1 Joint Entrance Examination, or JEE (Main) Score (a positive total score) for 2013 to 2014. Maharashtra candidates who qualify through JEE 2013 and appeared for MT-CET 2013 need to submit a single application and option form for CAP.

Certain specialized engineering courses have further eligibility criteria (bio-medical engineering, bio-technology engineering, aeronautical engineering and mining engineering).

Government of India nominees do not need to appear for the test if they fulfill the basic eligibility criteria.

OMS candidates

Certain candidates from outside Maharashtra state may appear for the test:

  • Foreign nationals
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Children of Non-resident Indians (NRIs)
  • Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries
  • Jammu

Kashmir Migrant candidates and Government of India (GOI) Nominees are exempt from appearing for the test for admission to engineering/technology courses. For pharmacy courses, PIOs, children of NRIs, children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries and foreign nationals, GOI Nominees and Jammu and Kashmir Migrant candidates are exempt. However, this is subject to approval by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). If approval is not received by 30 June, 2013, candidates are treated as Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) candidates and must appear for the test.

Educational requirements for these candidates is the class 12 exam of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or the equivalent with English, physics, biology/mathematics and chemistry. Forty-five percent marks in biology/mathematics, physics and chemistry is required. Those who passed the equivalent of the class 12 exam outside India should verify their eligibility before seeking admission to Maharashtra schools.

Further details on eligibility are available in the MT-CET 2013 Engineering/Technology and Pharmacy Information Brochure.

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