Engineering Admission Process in Maharashtra

Engineering Admission Process in Maharashtra

Engineering Admission Process in Maharashtra

Engineering is a versatile career which provides lots of opportunities to the students and gets them attracted towards engineering admission in Maharashtra. If to be explained in one line, engineering is a field that provides creative solutions to real-world queries in cost effective manner. Engineering is a wide-ranging concept comprising different streams like computer science, electronics, mechanical, software, civil, industrial, construction, etc. those candidates who want to take engineering admission in Maharashtra have to give entrance exam.

Entrance Exams:

The entrance exam for engineering admission in Maharashtra is MHT CET. This is a single common entrance exam conducted by Maharashtra state for Engineering and Medical UG programs. The exam is held in all district headquarters of Maharashtra.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criterion for engineering admission in Maharashtra is that the candidates should be an Indian citizen. They passed their senior secondary exams with physics and mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the biotechnologies, chemistry, biology, technical or vocational subject. The minimum percentage criterion is 50% and 45% in case of backward class and disability candidates, and the score in MHT CET is also important. For Jammu and Kashmir Migrant candidates, there is one more entrance exam called JEE main paper I. There is a reservation for sons and daughters of defence service personnel. And the other reservations are as follows:

Sr. No.

Reservation category

Reservation %


Vimukta Jati (VJ)/Denotifies tribes (DT) (NT-A)



Nomadic tribes 1 (NT-B)



Nomadic tribes 2 (NT-C)



Nomadic tribes 3 (NT-D)



SC & SC convert into Buddhism











Application Procedure:

Those candidates who want to take admission in engineering colleges in Maharashtra have to fill their application form online by paying required fees through CAP under all India seats or to be eligible for admission under Institutional Quota seats. The fee of examination is 700, and the duration of this course is four years.


MHT CET is an entrance exam for engineering admission in Maharashtra which is conducted in May. This exam is organised by State common entrance test cell for getting admission to undergraduate degree courses. The pattern for MHT CET exam is as follows:



No. of question


Paper I







Paper II

Biology (Botany)



Biology (Zoology)



Paper III




The candidates who want to take admission in engineering college should give the Paper I and Paper III. At the end of paper, the student will give the OMR Answer sheet and Question booklet to the invigilator. There is no choice among the questions it means all questions have to be answered.  There is no negative marking for wrong answers. The syllabus of the exam will be the same as for the current year for senior secondary examination of senior secondary Boards of Maharashtra.  The medium for examination shall be English or Marathi or Urdu for Physics, Chemistry only and mathematics paper comes in English.

Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra:

The top engineering colleges in Maharashtra are as follows:

  • College of Engineering, Pune

  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

  • Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli

  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

  • IIT Bombay

  • Symbiosis International University, Pune

  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai

  • Army Institute of Technology, Pune

  • International Institute of information Technology, Pune

  • MCT’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Mumbai

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0 # Vinay umanwar 2017-06-07
Need clarification regarding domicile
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0 # Vinay umanwar 2017-06-07
Sir,i want to take admission but I have one doubt I have passed SSC from Gujarat state and I have passed hsc exam from Pune region and my father having domicile from Maharashtra and issueing authorities for same is nanded from which region should I get domicile and which caterigery I felt for home which caterigery should I mention on registration from
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0 # Vivaan 2017-06-05
Hello, I want to make career in engineering but so confused about its branch, Please suggest me the best branch which would have good scope in future, also suggest good colleges in Sirmaur.
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0 # Pallavi 2017-06-06
You should take branch according to your interest, if you have interest in software or programming choose computer science, if you have interest in machines, choose mechanical, etc, some good engineering colleges are Akal College Of Engg. & Technology ; I.I.T.T. College Of Engg ; Himalayan Institute of Engineering and Technology
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-1 # Smaiksha 2017-05-22
Hello, I'm from Gujarat and I want to get admission in Maharashtra. So may I known when and how admission process starts for engineering? I have already given mhtcet and hoping for good result.
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0 # Lakshay 2017-05-22
Hii, I am from Nagaur, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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+2 # Jagan 2017-05-23
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in Nagaur or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii , I am from West Tripura,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from West Tripura, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Rohan Sharma Older than three months
How many seats for other state student in B tech and date of form apply for entrance exam 2017.
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