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MH CET Law 2020, one of the most popular common entrance exams, conducted by the state of Maharashtra, abides by the reservation policy as specified by the government of the state. All the MH CET Law aspirants who come under the category of reservation must avail the same. MH CET Law is conducted on a yearly basis for admission to 3-year and 5-year law programmes offered by institutes in the state of Maharashtra that are approved and recognised by the state government.
Reservation policy for MH CET Law 2020 is prescribed to govern the admission process in MH CET law participating colleges. The rule is fairly applicable to government colleges, aided colleges, undergraduate degree departments/courses in law, all un-aided and university-managed institutes. Scroll through to find all the MH CET Law 2020 Reservation Policy, the types of institutes and reservation categories.
Highlights of MH CET Law 2020 Reservation Policy
Below mentioned are the important pointers with relation to the reservation policy of MH CET Law 2020:
- 85% of the total seats shall be reserved for candidates of the state of Maharashtra in all the Government/Government aided minority institutions/ Government aided/ University department/ programmes.
- 5% of the total seats shall be reserved under the NRI/OCI/PIO quota for foreign nationals or Indian candidates with foreign nationality in all the Government/ Government aided minority institutions/Government aided/University department/ courses.
- 10% of the total seats shall be reserved for candidates from all the entire country in all the Government/Government aided/University department/courses and Government aided minority institutions.
- In unaided minority institutes, 51% of the total seats shall be reserved for minority aspirants.
- In unaided institutes, there shall be no minority quota and 65% seats are reserved for students of Maharashtra state.
- 20% of the total seats shall be directly reserved for NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign candidates in all the unaided participating institutes. This includes 5% quota defined for NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign candidates.
Also Read: MH CET Law 2020 Sample Papers
Institute-Wise Aided MH CET Law 2020 Reservation Policy
Check out the reservation policy for the aided institutes participating in MH CET Law 2020:
Type of Institute
Number Of seats – Percentage of Granted Seats
Rest of India Candidates
Maharashtra State Candidate
Quota for NRI/PIO/OCI/Foreign national
Government Aided Minority Institutions
Institute-Wise Unaided MH CET Law 2020 Reservation Policy
Here is the reservation policy followed by all the unaided institutes taking part in MH CET Law 2020:
Type of Institute
Number Of seats –Percentage of Granted seats
All India Seats
Maharashtra State Candidate
Institute Level Seats (including 5% quota for NRI, OCI, PIO, Foreign candidate)
Unaided (Vina- anudanit) Minority institutions
100% of MS seats
Unaided (Vina- anudanit) Institutions
University Department/Course (self-financed/unaided)
Eligibility Criteria For MH CET Law (3-Year LL.B)
Following are the eligibility criteria for MH CET Law (3-Year LL.B):
- In order to eligible for MH CET Law (3-year), candidates must have completed graduation under the 10+2+3 pattern or postgraduation under the 10+2+3+2/3 pattern in any discipline from any recognised university in the state of Maharashtra or foreign university that has the equal status of an Indian university.
- In order to be considered as an Open category candidate, applicants must have an aggregate score of not less than 45%. They must have completed their graduation or postgraduation from an educational institute, not in the state of Maharastra.
- SC/ST category candidates from the state of Maharastra must have an obtained at least 40% marks in aggregate in graduation (10+2+3) or postgraduation (10+2+3+2/3).
- Candidates who have obtained 10+2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or Degree Certificate by correspondence or distance learning will also be held eligible for MH CET Law 3-year course.
Eligibility Criteria For MH CET Law (5-Year LL.B)
Following are the eligibility criteria for MH CET Law (5-Year LL.B course):
- Candidates who have secured 10+2 First Degree Certificate or Higher Secondary Pass Certificate through distance or correspondence mode will be held eligible for admission to the 5-year LL.B course.
- Candidates who have qualified 12th standard through open education system directly without having any basic qualification (Standard X) will not be considered eligible for 5-year MH CET law course.
- Candidates who have obtained 10th or Secondary Schooling Certificate (SSC) Examination certificate, in a Single Sitting Examination without having the basic qualification (class 1 to 9) will not be considered as eligible for admission to the course.
- All the candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination (regular examination of that academic year) shall also eligible to apply for the admission test. Such candidates will be permitted to continue with the admission process only if they don’t fail in producing the provisional/Degree certificate of the qualifying examination. They must also produce all the mark sheets of qualifying examination at the time of admission.
- Applicants who have successfully completed their Senior Secondary School course (+2) or equivalent (for instance A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate, 11+1, course) from a recognized University of India shall be held eligible for the test.
- For Open Category candidates, applicants who are from outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, or from any equivalent educational institution from a Foreign Country approved and recognized by the Government of that Country must have scored not less than 45% marks in aggregate
- All India Candidates and candidate under SC and ST categories belonging to the State of Maharashtra must have at least 40% marks in aggregate. SBC, VJNT, OBC & SEBC Category candidates belonging to the State of Maharashtra with at least 42% marks will also be considered eligible for the course.
All About MH CET Law
Provided below are all the crucial information related to MH CET Law. Click on the links below to know more about the law exam.
Candidates willing to appear for the MH CET Law exam can also check out the list of Private Law Colleges in Maharashtra Accepting MH CET Law Scores. In case they require any admission related assistance, they can simply dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 and talk to our admission experts. By filling up the Common Application Form, they can also make the application process easier. Hope the article solved all your queries. In case of any questions, write to us in the QnA zone.
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