MH CET Law Eligibility Norms 2020

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 13 Dec, 2019 18:48 IST

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Eligibility Criteria of MH CET Law 2020

Meeting the MH CET Law 2020 eligibility criteria is regarded as one of the essential factors for applying for MH CET Law 2020. The eligibility criteria of MH CET Law is prescribed by the State Common entrance test cell, Maharashtra which is also the conducting authority of MH CET Law. MH CET Law 2020 is one of a popular state level exams of Maharashtra which is conducted across various exam cities in India. Candidates interested in applying for MH CET Law must fulfill the eligibility norms of MH CET Law 2020 which are based on the criteria of age, nationality and on the basis of the academic qualifications of the candidates. 

All those who are applying for the exam may note that are separate eligibility requirements of MH CET Law 2020 for both 3 years and 5 years LLB courses and candidates found ineligible at any stage will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

To know more about the MH CET 2020 law eligibility norms, check out the details mentioned below:

Common Eligibility Criteria of MH CET Law 2020

On the Basis of Nationality:

The candidate should be an Indian national.

On the Basis of Age Criteria:

As per the eligibility criteria of MH CET Law 2020, there is no age limit to appear for the examination.

Eligibility Criteria For MH CET Law (3 Year)

  • For being eligible for MH CET Law (3 year), candidates should be a Graduate (10+2+3 year) and or Post Graduate (10+2+3+2/3 year) in any discipline from any University in Maharashtra or Foreign University  having an equal status of an Indian University.

  • The Open category candidates (Candidates who have finished the above education from an institution from outside Maharashtra State) should have an aggregate score of at least 45%.

  • SC/ST candidates and the candidates who belong to the State of Maharashtra must have an aggregate score of 40% in Graduate (10+2+3) or Post Graduate (10+2+3+2/3) level of education.

  • Candidates who have secured +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate by distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for MH CET Law 3 Years course.

Eligibility Criteria For MH LL.B (5 Year) CET

  • Candidates who have secured +2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate after processing studies in Distance or Correspondence Method are eligible for admission to the course.

  • Candidates who have their class 12 through Open (University) system directly without having any basic qualification (Standard X) will not be considered eligible for 5 year MH CET law course.

  • Candidates who have successfully completed their Senior Secondary School course (+2) or equivalent (such as 11+1, A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate course) from a recognized University of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, or from any equivalent institution from a Foreign Country recognized by the Government of that Country having 45% marks in aggregate for Open Category candidates and All India Candidates (candidate belonging to SC and ST Category from the State of Maharashtra with at least 40% marks and VJNT,SBC, OBC & SEBC Category belonging to State of Maharashtra with Minimum 42% marks) will be eligible for this course.

  • Candidates who have secured 10th Std./Secondary Schooling Certificate Examination, in a Single Sitting Examination without having the basic qualification (1st to 9th Standard of Schooling) will not be eligible for admission.

  • All the candidates for the qualifying examination (regular examination of that academic year) are also eligible to apply for the entrance examination. Such candidates will be eligible for admission only if they produce the provisional/Degree certificate of the qualifying examination and the mark lists of all parts of qualifying examination at the time of admission.

Reservation Policy of MH CET Law 2020

The reservation criteria of MH CET Law 2020 is applicable in every Maharashtra law colleges as the seats are offered on the basis of reservation criteria of MH CET law 2020. It must be noted that by those applying for the exam that the category reservation benefits will be available to only those who are domiciled in the state of Maharashtra, however, candidates who are from outside of Maharashtra will have to apply under General category. 

Following criteria of reservation shall be applicable for the candidates.

  • 10% seats are reserved laterally for the candidates from all over the country in all the Government/Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University department/ courses.

  • 85% seats are laterally reserved for students of the state of Maharashtra in all the Government/Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University department/ courses.

  • 5% seats are reserved under the NRI/OCI/PIO quota for foreign nationals or Indian candidates with foreign nationality in all the Government/Government aided/ Government aided minority institutions/ University department/ courses.

  • In unaided institutes, there is no minority quota and 65% seats are reserved for students of Maharashtra state.

  • In unaided minority institutes, 51% seats are reserved for minority candidates.

  • 20% seats are reserved for NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign candidates in all the unaided institutes. This includes 5% quota defined for NRI/OCI/PIO/Foreign candidates.

What After Meeting Eligibility Criteria of MH CET Law 2020?

Fulfilling the eligibility norms of MH CET Law 2020 is considered as one of the first and foremost aspects for appearing in MH CET Law 2020. Once after satisfying the MH CET Law 2020 eligibility criteria, the next step involves the application form filling of MH CET Law 2020. The application form will of MH CET Law 2020 will be available in online mode for the candidates and to know the detailed process of filling the MH CET Law 2020 application form, candidates can take a look at MH CET Law 2020 application process and begin with the application form filling.

FAQs

What are the tie-breaking criteria in MH CET Law 2020?
For both 5-year and 3-year LLB programme, the tie -breaking criteria of the MH CET Law is similar. The preference is given to candidates with higher scores in the qualifying examination.
I am appearing in my board exams this year, can I apply for MH CET Law 2020?
Yes, as per the eligibility criteria of MH CET Law, candidates appearing in their qualifying exams are eligible to fill MH CET Law application form. However, at the time of admission, you will have to produce a document of your qualifications to the authorities.
Do I need to have a Bachelor's degree in law programme for admission in LLB 3 year?
No, for taking admission, candidates can have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline or stream.
For 3-year LLB course, is the 10+2+3 pattern necessary through MH CET 2020?
Yes, all the candidates who are applying for 3-year LLB course will have to pass the educational qualification in the sequential order of 10+2+3.

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