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MHT CET 2020 Exam: Application, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus



MHT CET 2020 Exam: Application, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

MHT CET 2020: The official registration for The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test, conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, has begun on 7 January 2020. The test is conducted annually for admissions to courses in the fields of engineering and technology in more than three hundred colleges and universities under the jurisdiction of the government of Maharashtra. Admissions to Bachelor in Engineering/ Technology (B.E/B.Tech)/ Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm/Pharm.D), Agriculture and Allied Courses/ Fisheries Science/ Dairy Technology are sought through the exam. Interested candidates can visit the official site of the exam – – and submit their online applications, or visit to do the same.

Eligibility Criteria for MHT CET 2020

All Indian nationals who have cleared HSC/12th standard or its equivalent examination with either Physics-Maths-Chemistry combination or Physics-Biology-Chemistry combination are eligible for the entrance examination. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in 2020 are also eligible for the entrance test. There is no age limit for the test.

As per the Department of Technical Education Maharashtra, 85% of the seats in private unaided engineering institutes in Maharashtra will be filled through MHT CET, while 15% of seats will be filled/reserved for All India Quota based on MHT CET.

MHT CET Format

The examination would be in a multiple-choice question format and have three papers – Physics, Chemistry and an option of either Mathematics or Biology. 90 minutes will be allotted for every paper, with 50 MCQ questions in each of them. Each question will carry one mark, whereas Maths will carry two marks per question. There will be no negative marking. The syllabus pertains to the Maharashtra Board syllabus of classes 11 and 12. However, only about 20% of the question would be from class 11 syllabus and close to 80% question would be from the syllabus of class 12.

Application Process for MHT CET 2020

To apply, candidates can visit the official website of MHT CET and register themselves if they do not have a pre-existing account. Registrations require the candidate’s email address, phone number, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth, username and password. A one-time-password would be needed to verify the account. After registration, candidates need to fill in their educational details, upload supporting documents, a digital photograph of themselves and their e-signature.  After filling in the necessary information, a registration fee is to be paid, following which the registration would be processed.

The registration fee for General Category students is rupees 800 and for Reserved Category students, as well as Persons-With-Disability, it is rupees 600. Candidates must note that the last date to submit the online applications is 29 February 2020, following which, an additional late application fee of rupees 500 would be levied on each application that would be submitted between 1 March to 7 March 2020.

After the Registration

After registering for the CET online, students would receive their examination identity cards between 5 April to 23 April 2020. The examination will be conducted on four days i.e. 13 April, 17 April 2020, 20 April and 23 April 2020, GroupWise shifts for which would be announced later. The results of MHT CET 2020 are estimated to be released on or before 30 June 2020.

Important dates for MHT CET 2020

7 January 2020Commencement of online registrations
1 March 2020Online registrations with an additional late fee of INR 500
7 March 2020Online registrations close
5 April 2020 – 23 April 2020Issuing of candidate ID Cards through online portal
13 April 2020 – 23 April 2020Examination dates
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OJEE 2020 Registration Date Extended Again




Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) registration date has been extended till April 25, 2020, by the committee due to COVID-19 lockdown. The last date to pay the registration fee has been extended up to April 30, 2020. Candidates can now take advantage of this second opportunity of filling the OJEE Application Process. The candidates are advised to visit the OJEE official website for updated information.

The detailed schedule regarding dates of application form correction, downloading of admit cards, examination date and result declaration will be notified after assessing the situation from April 14, 2020.

Read the official notification released by OJEE committee: Click here

The notice also states that the candidates are advised to properly utilize the available time under the current situation and focus on critical concepts in order to close learning gaps and prepare for the Examination.

OJEE is an online computer-based examination in the English Language conducted to fill seats in B.Pharm, MBA, Int. MBA, M.Plan, M.Tech, M.Arch, MCA, M.Pharm, and lateral B.Tech / B.Pharm, MCA courses. Total of 5 forms are released for applying for OJEE in different fields:


The application fee for Form A, B, C, D is INR 1000 and for Form, E is INR 1500.

OJEE Exam Duration

The OJEE question paper is based on multiple-choice questions carrying one mark negative marking for each wrong answer and 4 marks for the correct answer.  It includes Quantitative Techniques, Verbal Reasoning and Comprehension, General Awareness and Business Fundamentals, Analytical and Logical Reasoning and other course-specific topics.

  • 3 hours duration – BPharm
  • 2 hours duration – LE BTech, LE BSc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA, MBA, MTech and MArch
  • 1 hours duration – Integrated MBA, Mpharm and LE BPharm

OJEE 2020 Exam Dates

Through this entrance, examination candidates can get admitted to more than 43 colleges in India. The courses offered are Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Lateral Entry.

Registration started onFebruary 6, 2020
Last Date of RegistrationMarch 20, 2020 March 27, 2020 April 25, 2020
Last Date of Fee PaymentApril 30, 2020
OJEE Application Form Correctionto be announced
OJEE 2020 Admit Card downloadApril 20, 2020
OJEE 2020 Exam date (CBT)1st week of May 2020
OJEE 2020 Result declaration1st week of Jun 2020


In India, as of now dated April 6, 2020 (IST 11:20 am), there are 4,067 confirmed cases together with 109 deaths and 292 recovered.

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DU Entrance Exam: DUET 2020 Application Form Delayed




DU Entrance Exam 2020: The application forms of Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET) 2020 was about to release on April 2, 2020, but has been delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the country. No official notice has been released so far but is expected to release today. In this regard, NTA has already extended application date for several entrance examinations namely JEE Main, JEE Advanced and NEET UG.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts DUET 2020 examinations in order to offer students admission in various undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, MPhil, diploma and certificate courses which are offered by the Delhi University (DU). DUET was held in 2019 for admission to the following undergraduate courses:

  • B.A. (Honours) Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Management Studies
  • Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Financial Investment Analysis)
  • B.Tech. (IT and Mathematical Innovations)
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education, Physical Education, & Sports
  • B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication

For undergraduate (UG) courses, the DU entrance test is based on multiple-choice questions with negative marking. The exam duration will be of 2 hours and has total 100 questions carrying 4 marks each and for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted. The entrance test will be of practical nature for admission to Music courses.

For postgraduate (PG) courses, the DUET 2020 structure is different for different courses. The syllabus for the entrance examination will be the same as the Delhi University syllabus for corresponding undergraduate course.

DUET 2020 Exam Dates

The important dates for the DU entrance examination 2020 have been given below:

Application Forms Release DateApril 2, 2020,  Delayed
Last date to apply for DUET 2020April 30, 2020 (likely to be delayed)
DUET Admit Card Issue Date(Hall Ticket)May 15, 2020
DUET 2020 ExamJune 2, 2020, to June 9, 2020
Result DeclarationJune 25, 2020
Official website


DUET 2020 application forms are available online at the official website,, Last year the application fee for UR, OBC was INR 750, and for SC, PWD, ST, EWS was INR 300. DUET 2020 is the computer-based examination.

Here’s is the last notification released by University of Delhi

Source: DU Website

In India, as of now dated April 3, 2020 (IST 10:45 am), there are 2,301 confirmed cases together with 56 deaths.

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JEE Advanced 2020: Admission to 23 IITs Postponed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak




JEE Advanced 2020: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Advanced admission has been postponed to 23 IITs due to COVID-19 outbreak. The JEE Advanced exam was about to be held on May 17, 2020 (Sunday). On Wednesday (April 1, 2020) the National Testing Agency (NTA) announced that the JEE Main exam would now be held in the last week of May, which was supposed to be held on April. IIT Delhi is the organizing institute for JEE Advanced exam.

The 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) all over the country, through JEE (Advanced) offer admissions to the following undergraduate courses leading to Integrated Master’s or Bachelor’s, or Bachelor’s-Master’s Dual Degree in Science, Engineering, or Architecture.

According to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi schedule, the JEE Advanced 2020 registration was set to begin on May 1, 2020, and to be concluded on May 6, 2020. The JEE Advanced admit cards were expected to be released on May 12, 2020.

This year in JEE Main exam 2020, 9 candidates have scored 100 percentile. The top 2,50,000 candidates who passed JEE Mains will be eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced exam. However, the number may be higher due to any tied scores/ranks in any category. JEE Main is considered as a qualifying exam for admission in JEE Advanced to engineering colleges across the country.

With this announcement, JEE Advanced has now joined other top exams which got postponed due to coronavirus outbreak. This entrance exam includes Industrial Relations (CSIR), NEET 2020, JEE Mains, National Council for Hotel Management, ICAR, MHT CET, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, UPSEE, and so on.

JEE Advanced is conducted every by either of the 7 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) namely IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Bombay and IIT Roorkee or IISc Bangalore under the aegis of the JAB (Joint Admission Board).

According to an announcement by the HRD ministry on Wednesday (April 1, 2020), more than 12 million CBSE students studying up to Class 8 will be automatically promoted to the next class. The Class 10 and Class 12 board exams will be conducted only for 29 subjects once the situation normalizes.

Read More at CBSE to conduct class 10 and 12 exams for 29 main subjects only

Also, Read Classes 1 to 8 CBSE students to be promoted without exams


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CBSE Board Exam 2020: CBSE to conduct class 10 and 12 exams for 29 main subjects only




CBSE Board Exam 2020: As per the latest notification released by The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the board will conduct class 10 and 12 board examinations for only 29 main subjects. These examinations are said to be crucial admission and promotion to higher educational institutions. All board exams have been stand cancelled except these 29 subjects. This year, 2020, CBSE board exams have been postponed twice.

Direct link to latest CBSE class 10 and 12 board examination update: Click here

class 10 Subjects for which

exams will be held

class 12 Subjects for which exams will be


Rest of IndiaNorth East DelhiRest of IndiaNorth East Delhi
1.Hindi Course A,1.Business Studies,1.English Elective – N,
2.Hindi Course B,2. Geography,2. English Elective -C,
3.English Comm,3.Hindi (Elective),3. English Core,
4.English Lng &4.Hindi (Core),4.Mathematics,
Lit,5.Home Science,5. Economics,
5. Science,6.Sociology,6.Biology,
6.Social Science7.Computer Science (Old),7.Political Science,
8.Computer Science(New),8.History
9.Information Practice(Old)9.Physics,
10.Information Practice10.Accountancy,
11.Information Technology,11.Chemistry
12. Bio-Technology
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The students should also note that the Board will not hold the examination for the rest of the subjects. The CBSE board will separately issue an instruction for making/assessment in all such cases.

CBSE will give stakeholders 10 days before starting the board examinations, as it is difficult to announce the new schedule for 29 subjects. Any decision taken by the Board will be taken under consultation with higher education authorities, keeping in mind all related entrance exams, admission dates and all necessary things.

The 29 subjects include 12 subjects for Class 12 (whole India), six subjects for Class 10 only for northeast Delhi that was hit by violence, and 11 for northeast Delhi.

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the decision on Twitter on Wednesday (April 1, 2020) evening. The statement states CBSE has been directed to promote all CBSE students till class 8 to next grade in consultation with NCERT, due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation.

CBSE Board Secretary also advised schools to promote students class 9 and 11 to the next class on the basis of the school-based assessments including periodic tests, project work and term exams conducted so far.

Any student who is unable to clear this internal process under any circumstances, the concerned school may utilize this period for the opportunity of appearing in school-based tests or providing remedial interventions, online or offline. The promotion of such student may be decided on the basis of such tests,” CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said.

CBSE School in Foreign Countries

The CBSE Board has also decided that no examinations will be conducted for class 10 and class 12 students from schools located outside India due to suspension of academic activities. Board will shortly inform the system of assessment/marking for the purpose of declaring results.

CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said there are schools outside 25 countries which are affiliated under CBSE are under a lockdown or have decided to close down the schools. The board felt that under such circumstances, it will not be in a position to hold for each of these countries. Also, it will be difficult to bring answer books for evaluation to India”.


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CBSE students of classes 1 to 8 to be promoted without exams



CBSE students of classes 1 to 8 to be promoted without exams

In view the present coronavirus inflicted lockdown Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools should promote all students of classes I to VIII to the next grade .

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has said that  “these schools that students of class IX and XI will also be promoted to the next grade based on the school based assessments, projects, periodic tests, term exams conducted so far”.

Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank took this decision after having detailed meetings with top official led by Education Secretary Amit Khare.

The minister tweeted that “In the view of the current situation due to COVID 19, I have advised CBSE to promote all students studying in classes I to VIII to the next class or grade.

He said “students of class IX and XI will be promoted based on school-based assessments including project, periodic tests, term exams etc”.

Significantly, it has also been decided that students not promoted this time can appear in school based tests online or offline.

According to an official, the CBSE schools may also soon begin online classes.

The HRD ministry and CBSE are also closely examining the possibilities for providing the best possible solution to the students of class X and XII, whose annual exams have been disrupted.

He also diad that “It has come to our notice that though several schools affiliated to CBSE have completed their examination, evaluation and promotion process for students who were studying in grades 9 and 11 in the 2019-20 academic session, there are several schools that have not been able to do so. This includes among others, Kendriaya Vidyalays, Navodaya Vidalayas, State/UT government schools, private schools, schools located in India and abroad, etc.

All such schools are advised to promote students of grades 9 and 11 to the next grades on the basis of all the school-based assessments including project work, periodic tests, term exams, etc. conducted so far. For any child who is unable to clear this internal process, (in any number of subjects), the school may utilise this period for providing remedial interventions, and school may give the opportunity of appearing in school-based test/s, online or offline. The promotion of such children may be decided on the basis of such tests”.

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