Everything You Wanted To Know About MH-CET 5 Year LLB


In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about MH-CET 5-Year LLB- the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!

MH-CET 5-Year LLB Overview

Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra State conducts Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for admissions to law programmes (MH CET Law) . MH CET Law, a state level law entrance examination is a gateway to three-year and five-year integrated law programmes offered in different law schools across the Maharashtra state. Candidates aspiring for MH CET 5-year Law can check here details of the Maharashtra state law examination and admission process including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam pattern, cut off, result and counselling.

The participating universities are:

  • Dr Bhabhasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
  • Gondwana University
  • North Maharashtra University
  • Rastrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  • Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University
  • Shivaji University
  • Smt Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University
  • Solapur University
  • Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
  • University of Mumbai

Eligibility for MH-CET 5 Year LLB

  • students must have passed 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board securing 45% marks for general and 40% marks for SC/ST candidates.
  • Students who are appearing in the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.
  • Indian National candidates are eligible to apply for this exam.

Pattern of MH-CET 5-Year LLB

  • The examination will be organized in online mode (computer based test).
  • The question paper will be asked in English and Marathi language.
Exam Description
Total Marks 150
Number of multiple-choice questions of one mark each 150
Duration of Examination Two hours (02:00 hours)
Subject areas with Weightage
English including Comprehension 30 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30 Marks
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 10 Marks
Legal Aptitude 40 Marks
Logical Reasoning 40 Marks

Note: There is no negative marking in this exam.

Subject Areas of MH-CET 5 Year LLB

1. English including comprehension

The English section will test the candidates’ proficiency in English based on comprehension passages and grammar. In the comprehension section, candidates will be questioned on their understanding of the passage and its central theme, meanings of words used therein etc. The grammar section requires correction of incorrect grammatical sentences, filling of blanks in sentences with appropriate words, etc.

2. General Knowledge and Currents Affairs

The candidates will be tested on their general awareness including static general knowledge. Questions on current affairs will test candidates on their knowledge of current affairs (broadly defined as matters featuring in the mainstream media between March 2015 to April 2016)

3. Mathematics

This section will test candidate’s knowledge on elementary mathematics, i.e. maths taught up to Class XII.

4. Legal Aptitude

This section will test candidate’s interest towards study of law, research aptitude and problem solving abilities. Questions will be framed with the help of legal propositions (described in the paper), and a set of facts to which the said proposition has to be applied. Some propositions may not be “true” in the real sense (e.g. the legal proposition may be that any person who speaks in a movie hall and disturbs others that are watching the movie will be banned from entering any movie theater across India for one year). Candidates will have to assume the “truth” of these propositions and answer the questions accordingly.

5. Logical Reasoning

The purpose of the logical reasoning section is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include a wide variety of logical reasoning questions such as syllogisms, logical sequences, analogies, etc. However, visual reasoning will not be tested.


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