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MAH LLB CET 2021 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, study plan, vacancies, salary, and more

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MAH-LL.B CET is a state-level entrance examination for admission into 140+ participating Law Colleges in the State of Maharashtra. Separate tests are conducted for 5-year and 3-year LL.B courses. Find all the information - dates, application form, examination pattern, syllabus, results, etc. in this article.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 - At a glance

Exam nameMAH-LL.B Common Entrance Test
Conducting bodyState Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
ModeOnline
Exam Duration120 minutes
Maximum Marks150
Date of Examinationto be announced
Selection processOnline test followed by Common Admission Procedure
Examination purposeFor admission into three-year and five-year LL.B courses into participating institutions.
Latest updateOnline application portal for five-year LL.B degree open from 15 July 2021.
Official websitehttps://cetcell.mahacet.org/

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Important dates

For five-year LL.B degree-

EventDate
Online registration for MAH-LL.B CET 2021 begins28 June 2021
Late date to apply for MAH-LL.B CET 202112 July 2021
Issue of admit cardto be announced
MAH-LL.B (3 years) CET 2021 online exam dateto be announced
Declaration of resultsto be announced
Common Admission Procedureto be announced

For three-year LL.B degree-

EventDate
Online registration for MAH-LL.B CET 2021 begins15 July 2021
Late date to apply for MAH-LL.B CET 202129 July 2021
Issue of admit cardto be announced
MAH-LL.B (3 years) CET 2021 online exam dateto be announced
Declaration of resultsto be announced
Common Admission Procedureto be announced

Eligibility Criteria for MAH - LL.B CET 2021

Nationality

Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification

For a five-year LL.B degree - Candidates who have passed the 10th and 12th or equivalent from a recognised board with a minimum of 45% in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply.

For a three-year LL.B degree - Candidates must have a minimum three-year bachelor's degree or equivalent (under the 10+2+3 format) from a recognised university with a minimum 45% aggregate in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply.

The minimum qualifying marks for SC, ST candidates is 40% and 42% for VJNT, SBC and OBC candidates.

Age

There is no age limitation applicable for both the three-year and five-year LL.B courses.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Application fee

CategoryFee
General category and all candidates of other states₹ 800
SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT (A), NT-1 (B), NT-2(C), NT-3(D), OBC and SBC & SEBC of Maharashtra₹ 600

How to Apply for MAH - LL.B CET 2021

  1. Visit the official website of the State Common Entrance Test Cell - http://www.mahacet.org/.
  2. You will find the link for MAH-LL.B CET 2021 under the "Undergraduate courses" section.
  3. As you click on the examination link, you will be redirected to a new page.
  4. Click on "New Registration"
  5. Read the prerequisites mentioned for the examination carefully.
  6. Fill in the registration details and set a strong password for your profile.
  7. Now go to "Registered Candidate's Login" and enter your credentials.
  8. Complete the rest of the application form.
  9. Upload the required documents.
  10. Pay the examination fee through any one of the acceptable payment methods.
  11. After the transaction is successful, take a printout of your application form for future reference.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Admit Card

The admit card for MAH-LL.B CET 2021 will be released soon on the official website.

Vacancy and Reserve list

The State CET Cell will release vacancy and seat distribution details during the Common Admission Procedure.

Selection Process

Admission into LL.B degree through MAH-LL.B CET happens in two stages -

  1. Common Entrance test
  2. Common Admission Procedure

After the declaration of the test results, the state CET cell will release a counselling schedule for Common Admission Procedure. Candidates must register for CAP through an online portal and upload documents for verification. After verification of documents, the cell will rule out the seat allocation. Candidates who have been granted seats in participating colleges must report to the college and secure their seats by paying the course fee.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Examination Pattern

For five-year LL.B degree-

SectionNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning4040
General knowledge with current affairs3030
Logical and analytical reasoning4040
English3030
Mathematics1010
TOTAL150150

For three-year LL.B degree-

SectionNumber of questionsMaximum marks
Legal aptitude and legal reasoning3030
General knowledge with current affairs4040
Logical and analytical reasoning3030
English5050
TOTAL150150

Marking Scheme: All questions will be provided with four alternatives, out of with one is correct.

  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The questions will be in English and Marathi.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Syllabus

For five-year LL.B degree-

SectionSyllabus
Legal aptitude and legal reasoningQuestions will be asked on Legal Aptitude, Legal prepositions and facts. Questions on hypothetical cases will also be asked wherein the candidate must assume the given prepositions and answer accordingly.
General Knowledge with Current AffairsGeneral Awareness of events happening worldwide and General Knowledge of History, Geography, Economics, Politics and Science.
Logical and analytical reasoningQuestions will be based on the Continuation of patterns, logical links, analogies, completing arguments, drawing conclusions, reasoning, relationships among people, things or events.
EnglishVocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Sentence completion, spotting errors in grammar and spellings.
Mathematics (10th Standard level)Algebra, Mensuration, Averages, percentage, sets, Venn diagrams, Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work

For three-year LL.B degree-

SectionSyllabus
Legal aptitude and legal reasoningQuestions will be asked on Legal Aptitude, Legal prepositions and facts. Questions on hypothetical cases will also be asked wherein the candidate must assume the given prepositions and answer accordingly.
General Knowledge with Current AffairsGeneral Awareness of events happening worldwide and General Knowledge of History, Geography, Economics, Politics and Science.
Logical and analytical reasoningQuestions will be based on the Continuation of patterns, logical links, analogies, completing arguments, drawing conclusions, reasoning, relationships among people, things or events.
EnglishVocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Sentence completion, spotting errors in grammar and spellings.

MAH - LL.B CET 2021 Result

Will be notified.

MAH - LL.B CET Cut-off

The individual colleges decide the cut-off. The previous years' cut-off for some of the top Law colleges in Maharashtra is given here-

Participating collegeCut-off marks for General category
Government Law College, Mumbai127 - 144
Indian Law Society Law College, Pune111 - 143
Gopaldas Jhamatmal Advani Law College, Mumbai101 - 139
Dr Ambedkar College of Law, Mumbai101 - 134
Kishinchand Chellaram Law College, Mumbai101 - 133
Rizvi Law College, Mumbai88 - 138
New Law College, Mumbai112 - 139
St. Wilfred's College of Law, Mumbai88 - 127
Shri Shivaji Maratha Law College, Pune98 - 127
Vidya Prasarak Mandal TMC LAw College, Thane98 - 129

MAH - LL.B CET - Exam Analysis

The section-wise response from students for MAH-LL.B CET 2020 is given here-

SectionDifficulty level
Legal aptitude and legal reasoningModerate but lengthy
General Knowledge with Current AffairsModerate
Logical and analytical reasoningDifficult
EnglishEasy
MathematicsEasy

Preparation tips for MAH - LL.B CET 2021

  • Take up mock tests to assess your level of preparation. It gives you a chance to work on areas in which you are lagging and improve the efficiency of your practice. Solving online mock tests will also help with time management skills.
  • For general awareness, make a habit of reading newspapers every day. The Hindu and Indian Express are recommended. Make a note of important events as you go.
  • Know your weak areas - take a few mock tests before starting your preparation. Analyse the results and note the areas in which you lag. You can pay special attention to these topics. Allot some specified time in your study plan to focus on them.
  • Eliminate pointless distractions, which steals your precious time to prepare for something so big that it will shape your future. Don't waste your precious time on your cell phone, visiting relatives, watching TV etc. Instead, pick up one hobby and stick to it. That will help you eliminate stress and exam anxiety.

Question papers

  • Click here to view MAH-LL.B (five-year) CET sample paper.
  • Click here to view MAH-LL.B (three-year) CET sample paper.

Recommended Books for MAH - LL.B CET 2021

Legal Reasoning

Book nameAuthor/Publication
Legal Awareness and Legal ReasoningA.P. Bharadwaj
Legal G.K. for Competitive ExaminationsUniversal Publications

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Book nameAuthor/Publication
General KnowledgeArihant
Yearly General KnowledgePearson

Logical Reasoning

Book nameAuthor/Publication
Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Agarwal
Logical ReasoningArun Sharma
Analytical ReasoningM.K. Pandey

English

Book nameAuthor/Publication
High School English Grammar CompositionWren and Martin
Objective EnglishR.S. Agarwal
Six WeeksWilfred Funk
Better EnglishNorman Lewis

Study Plan for MAH - LL.B CET 2021

Selecting the suitable study material: recommended books for the MAH-LL.B CET examination are given in this article. Refer to your textbooks and materials from grad school for fundamentals, as you'll already be familiar with the structure and concepts.

Stick to a schedule:

  1. Devote time for preparation and revision.
  2. Make a study schedule to cover the syllabus at the right time.
  3. Set aside a few hours of your time for revision at the end of the day.

Why wait? Start your preparation today and reach your dream Law College!