Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test MH-CET 2017 may replace by NEET. Maharashtra Government prefers Medical admissions through MH-CET for current academic session 2016.
The Medical Education Minister Mr. Vinod Tawde said since the NEET is based on CBSE syllabus, the government will have to upgrade its Maharashtra HSC syllabus and then Maharashtra can join the NEET from 2017.

MHT CET 2016: Registration Starts – Apply Now

MHT-CET 2016 Dates

Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell shall conduct “Common Entrance Test” MHT-CET-2016 for admission to First Year of Full Time Degree Courses of Health Sciences (MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTh, BOTh, BASLP, BP&O and BSc. Nursing, B.V.Sc. & AH) and Technical Education (Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Pharm. D.) for the academic year 2016-2017.

The said Common Entrance Test will be held on Thursday, 05th May 2016

Important Dates
Start Date of Online Application Form Filling  : 01st March 2016
Last Date for filling online Application Form  : 22nd March 2016
Last Date for payment of Application Fee at Bank  : 28th March 2016
Start Date of Hall Ticket Download  : 25th April 2016
Date of Common Entrance Test  : 05th May 2016
Declaration of Result  : 01st June 2016

MHT E 206 Registration Procedure

MHT-CET-2016 Online Registration Step by Step Process:

Procedure for MHT-CET-2016 Registration for payment through State Bank of India branches

A candidate has to first register for MHT-CET-2016 at and only then he / she can make the payment at the branches of SBI.

MHT-CET-2016 Registration : In order to register online for MHT-CET, the candidate has to visit the website and click “MHT-CET-2016 Registration”. The MHT-CET-2016 Registration page opens up wherein he/she has to fill-in the online form. The information to be provided includes personal details and uploading of your recent colour passport size photograph and signature.

Complete Form : The candidate will be prompted to enter his/her valid email id, mobile No. and a password on the first login. All these three must be carefully noted and retained by the candidate for all future correspondence with MHT-CET Office, downloading MHT-CET Admit card etc. at
The candidate continues and completes his / her education details.

Please note that all the applicants are required to upload their scanned(digital) recent colour photograph and signature and the file size of each of the Photograph and Signature should not be more than *50 KB per file. The online application system will not allow to upload files larger than 50 KB. All Candidates have to upload his / her Photograph and Signature only in “Jpeg” format and file name of Photograph and signature should preferably be photo.jpeg and sign.jpeg respectively.

For Uploading photograph
Take your recent colour passport size photograph digitally. The picture should be taken against a light/white background. In case the face on the photograph is not clear , your application is liable to be rejected.

File size of the Photograph should not be more than 50 KB per file, otherwise it will not be allowed by the System to upload.

To reduce the size, crop the image of the passport size photograph in MS Paint or any other Photo Editor.

Please ensure that only the full face portion is cropped and not the entire photograph.

For Uploading Signature
The candidate himself/herself should sign( no capital letters) on a white paper with a black ink pen.

Scan the signature in 200 dpi( dots per inch) scanner resolution settings and the file size should be less than 50 KB in jpeg format.

To reduce the size, crop the image of the signature in MS Paint or any other Photo Editor. Please ensure that only the signature portion is cropped and not the entire A4 paper on which you have signed.

Once the photograph and signature files are uploaded by the candidate successfully, the system will show on the screen the Photograph and Signature that has been uploaded. If these have been correctly uploaded, you should now proceed further to generate the bank challan for the payment through ‘State Bank of India’.

How to ensure that the Photograph and Signature are within 50 KB per file?

Should you have a digital or scanned photograph and signature, please open the same in MS Paint by right clicking the photographs
Press Ctrl + W ,a window will open which will have an option ‘resize by %’. Here enter anything between 10 to 50% and save the file with an extension .jpeg.
Check for the size of the file in ‘properties’. If the file size is still higher than 50 KB, once again open in paint and resize it to bring it down to less than 50KB.
Repeat this process till the file size is less than 50 KB.
Save this file with the file Name as mentioned above as photo.jpeg and sign.jpeg
Download MHT-CET-2016 Bank Challan : Next, the candidate has to download and print the MHT-CET bank challan on an A4 size paper on a single page. Please adjust your printer settings suitably to take the print on an A4 size paper. The bank challan will have the MHT-CET-2016 Registration No., Name of the candidate, Date of Birth and date of registration printed on it. The printed bank challan is in two parts. You have to take this bank challan to the SBI branch.

Go to SBI Branch :The candidate has to take this printed MHT-CET Bank challan to any of the SBI branches ( to make the payment after 48hrs of registration. On tenderingRs 800.00 + Rs 60.00 Bank Commission for Open Candidates and Rs 600.00 + Rs 60.00 Bank Commission for Reservation Category Candidates. This amount is not refundable (being MHT-CET fees). On making the payment in cash, the bank will enter the date of payment, Journal No/Bank Transaction ID, Branch Name & Code and put a bank seal on each part of the bank challan. The bank will retain the Bank’s copy of the bank challan with them and return the rest of the bank challan to the candidate. The said amount is not refundable.

Complete Form : The candidate visits and logs in MHT-CET-2016 registration using his/her MHT-CET-2016 Registration No and password after 24 hours of making the payment and confirms if the Bank transaction ID No. and date of payment have been updated. If it has been, click on the generate MHT-CET Confirmation Page. A Confirmation Page will open up. Please save this and also take a print out of the same. This completes the Registration process.

Keeping a copy of MHT-CET-2016 Registration No. & Password : The candidate is advised to keep a copy of the Bank challan, MHT-CET-2016 Registration Confirmation Page printout and note the MHT-CET-2016 Registration No. and password for all future correspondence with MHT-CET Office.

Download Admit Card : For Admit Card, the candidate has to visit our website any time between 25th April 2016 to 04th May 2016 and take a print out of the same where your MHT-CET-2016 Roll No., the address of the test centre will be mentioned.

MHT-CET-2016 Important Notes

Once you finish your registration for MHT-CET 2016 you shall be provided with a unique MHT-CET-2016 Registration No. & password.

  1. Please note that emails to candidate and Login on (Accessed by MHT-CET Registration No. & password ) will be the standard mode of communication.

  2. The email address that you enter in the registration form will be treated as your primary email address and all communications will also be sent to the same.

  3. Please ensure that you provide a valid email address.

  4. Please ensure that you use your personal email address only as your primary email address in the application.

  5. Please add, as trusted sources in the anti-Spam software of your email. Otherwise, either you will not receive important emails or they will get delivered to your Spam/junk folder.

  6. Please access your emails regularly and ensure that your inbox is accessible.

  7. Please note that the MHT-CET Registration No. and password gives you an individual login on and on frequent intervals, you need to check for mails from MHT-CET.

Note: If you do not receive the confirmation message within 24 hours of Registering, please check your spam/junk folder just in case the confirmation email got delivered there instead of your inbox. If you are unable to locate the email, please write to citing your primary email id or call us up on 0120-4055011 between 10.00 am and 6.00 pm on all working days.

Students should note that it will be compulsory for them to bring the downloaded admit card, application form & challan printouts /valid Photo ID proof for identity verification on the day of examination.

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  1. Points to remember before registering.
    • You must have a valid email id. Only one registration is allowed using the same email id.
    • You must have a valid mobile number. Only one registration is allowed using the same Mobile No.
    • You need to upload your scanned photo while registering, hence keep ready a scanned clear photograph of yours. The photograph should be in .JPG format and the size of this photo should not be more than 50 KB.
    • You need to upload your scanned signature while registering, hence keep ready your scanned clear signature done on a white background. The size of this signature file should not be more than 50 KB.
    • Educational details
    • Select the subject(s) you wish to appear in MHT-CET-2016 viz. Mathematics / Biology
    • Check all the data filled in the Online Application Form before submitting the same.
    • No changes in Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Mobile No. and Email ID are permitted to the data once confirmed and submitted.
    • Password entered while filling the Online Application Form should be a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 15 characters and must contain at-least one upper case character, one lower case character and one numeric.
  2. Online Application form filling starts on – 1st March 2016
  3. Last date for online submission of application form – 22nd March 2016
  4. Application Fee payment can be made at any branch of State Bank of India.
  5. Application Fee payment can be made on the second working day of submission of the Online Application form and generating the Bank Pay-in-Slip.
  6. Application Fee payable is as follows :
    • General/Foreign National candidates: Rs.860/- (including Bank commission)
    • Reserved Category candidates: Rs.660/- (including Bank commission)
  7. Last date for making Application Fee payment – 28th March 2016
  8. On payment of the Application Fee, the same will reflect in your application profile online after 24 – 48 hrs of making the payment.
  9. You may take a print of your Application Acknowledgement form generated, for your records and future reference.
  10. No documents/Forms are required to be sent to MHT-CET office.

The MHT CET 2016 entrance examination is conducted by the DTE Maharashtra for admissions into full-time undergraduate courses in Heath sciences and undergraduate technical courses for the academic session 2016. The Health Sciences programmes are MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPTh, BOTh, BASLP, BP&O, BSc. Nursing, B.V.Sc. & AH Technical Education programmes are Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy,  Pharm. D.