MHT CET Result 2020

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 05 Dec, 2019 13:08 IST

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MHT-CET 2020 Result

MHT CET 2020 result will be declared by the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell in the month of June 2020. MHT CET score is applicable for admission into Engineering and Pharmacy courses offered by various Government and Private Colleges in the state of Maharashtra. The results can be obtained by the candidates from the official Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell website. The MHT CET 2020 result card will consist of details such as aggregate score, sectional score and qualification status of the candidates who appeared for the MHT CET entrance examination.

The mark sheet can also be downloaded by the candidates along with the MHT CET 2020 result card when they login to the official website using their valid student credentials such as Login ID and password. The MHT CET 2020 exam will be conducted in May 2020, and the eligible candidates will be invited to participate in the MHT-CET 2020 counselling process for the admission into Engineering and Pharmacy courses. Candidates who want to see their names in the MHT CET 2020 Cutoff list need to score at least 50% marks in the entrance exam.

MHT-CET 2020 Result-Important Dates

The candidates can refer below for the important dates related to the MHT CET 2020 exam so that they can prepare themselves for the events following the MHT CET 2020 result declaration. 


Tentative Dates

MHT CET 2020 Exam Commenced

April 13 to 17, 2020 and April 20 to 23, 2020

MHT CET 2020 Result

Fourth week of June 2020

Steps to View MHT-CET Results 2020

The candidates have to follow the given steps when they login to the official exam website to access their MHT CET 2020 result.

  • Go to the official website of Directorate of Technical Education or State Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

  • On the website, click on the link 'Candidates Login'.

  • A new page will open where you will have to fill up all the necessary details.

  • Click on the 'Submit' tab.

  • MHT-CET 2020 result will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download MHT-CET 2020 result and also keep a printed copy of the scorecard for future reference.

Details Mentioned on MHT CET 2020 Scorecard

MHT CET 2020 scorecard will contain certain details such as the marks scored by the candidates in the entrance exam and many more. The candidates must carry a copy of the MHT CET 2020 scorecard when they report at their counselling centre. Other than the marks details, the MHT CET 2020 scorecard will contain the following details: -

  • The name of the candidate

  • The MHT CET 2020 roll number of the candidates

  • Marks obtained by the candidates paper-wise

  • Total marks obtained by the candidates

  • Rank secured by the candidates in the MHT CET 2020 entrance exam

  • The qualification status of the candidates

  • The category to which the candidates belong

Calculation of MHT CET 2020 Result

The MHT CET 2020 entrance examination will be conducted in multiple shifts which bring out the possibility of difference in difficulty level of the question paper sets. Some candidates may get a relatively tougher set of MHT CET 2020 question paper and vice-versa. In such a case, those candidates who attempt the tougher set of question paper will be able to secure fewer marks compared to the ones who attempted the easier set. To make sure, the candidates are neither benefitted nor disadvantaged due to the difficulty level of the question paper sets, Normalization method of calculating marks is employed for fair marking practice. A similar method of calculating marks is also employed in several other major entrance examinations such as JEE.

The MHT CET 2020 merit list will be prepared on the basis of their Normalized score.

How to Calculate MHT CET 2020 Percentile Score

Based on the relative performance of the candidates appearing for MHT CET 2020 entrance exam, the authorities will prepare percentile scores. The marks secured by the candidates will be transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0. The percentile scores will reflect the percentage of candidates who have scored less than that particular score in the examination. The percentile score will be calculated up to 5 decimal points to minimum ties.

With the help of the following formula, the Percentile Score of the candidate will be calculated:

(Number of Candidates in Exam with Normalized Marks < The Candidate) *100/The Total Number of candidates in the Exam – Number of Toppers in the Shift

Note: Percentage of Marks obtained by the candidates will be different from the Percentile Score.

MHT-CET 2020 Merit List

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will release the final MHT-CET 2020 merit list in the last week of June 2020. Candidates may check the MHT-CET merit list 2020 online using their application ID and date of birth. In the final merit list of MHT-CET, the name of shortlisted candidates and their overall ranks will be mentioned. Based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the MHT CET 2020 exam, the concerned authorities will release the merit list of MHT CET 2020 entrance exam. Based on the merit obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam of MHT CET 2020, they will be invited to attend the MHT CET 2020 counselling process for allocation of seats.

State Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra releases the MHT-CET provisional merit list in June, and the candidates have an option to submit their grievances (if any). The final merit list of MHT CET is prepared after taking all the feedback and grievances into account.

Steps to Check MHT-CET 2020 Final Merit List

  • Visit the official website.

  • Click on 'Check Final Merit List Status' link available on the left-hand side of the page.

  • A new page will open where you will be required to enter your Application ID and Date of Birth

  • Click on the 'Submit' button.

  • The merit list will be displayed. Take a print out and preserve it until the admission process concludes.

Based on the ranks secured in the final merit list of MHT-CET 2020, the seat allotment will be done for admission in colleges of Maharashtra. Seats will be allotted first to those with higher ranks and, therefore, such candidates will have higher chances of getting admission in their desired course and college.

Tie-Breaking Policy for MHT CET 2020

In a scenario where two or more candidates obtain the equal number of marks, an MHT CET 2020 tie-breaking policy will be employed to determine who will get admission first. Following are the details regarding the MHT CET 2020 tie-breaking policy:

  • Candidates with minimum incorrect attempts in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology will be given first preference

  • Candidates with least number of incorrect attempts Mathematics/Biology will be preferred

  • Candidates with less number of incorrect attempts in Chemistry will have an advantage

  • Those candidates will be prioritised who have secured better marks in Class XII examination

  • Candidates who are older in age will be given preference

Post MHT CET 2020 Result Declaration

After the result of MHT CET 2020 is declared, the eligible candidates will be called up for MHT CET 2020 counselling procedure for allocation of the seat in various MHT CET 2020 participating colleges. To participate in the counselling process, the qualified candidates have to register online first for the same. For the reference of the candidates, the expected cutoff marks of some of the top participating institutes have been provided below in tabular format.

Institute Name

Expected Cutoff (2019)

Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai


Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi Mumbai


Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai


KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai


KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Mumbai


Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune


Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Pune


Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai


Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai


Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune



Who is responsible for releasing the MHT CET result for the year 2020?
Ans: The MHT CET 2020 result will be released by the Maharashtra State CET cell tentatively during the fourth week of June month in 2020.
What is the minimum required marks that one must score to get his/her name in the MHT CET cutoff list?
Ans: The candidates must at least score 50% of marks in order to get their names in the cutoff list for MHT CET 2020.
Up to what decimal points, the percentile scores will be calculated?
Ans: The percentile score of the candidates will be calculated up to 5 decimal points to reduce the possibility of ties.
What is the expected 2020 cutoff scores for Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune?
Ans: As per the previous year expected cutoff score of Maharashtra Institute of Technology Pune, this year the awaited cutoff for the Institute is expected to hover between 1900 to 7000. However, the candidates are suggested to wait until the exam is conducted as the expected cutoff depends on various factors.

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