MH CET Law (5-Year) Exam

MH CET Law (5 Year Integrated) Exam- Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

MH CET Law or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for Law is a national level exam conducted by the Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra for admissions to law courses. Admission will be offered in the Various Law Colleges of Maharashtra State.

MH CET Law tests the candidates potential to get admission into 5 Years Law Course and 3 Years Law Course in Maharashtra State. 

For you, we have provided details related to eligibility, exam pattern and syllabus of the entrance exam for 5-Year MH CET Law course. 



  • A candidate should be an Indian national.
  • Candidates with Maharashtra domicile will be eligible for 85% seats in the law colleges
  • Only 15% seats will be reserved for Outside Maharashtra candidates. 

Age Limit

  • Lower Age Limit: Candidates’ age limit should be 20 years (22 years for SC/ST of Maharashtra only). 
  • Upper Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to appear.

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Applicants must have 45% marks in the qualifying exam, however, reserved category candidates should have 40% marks. 

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year exams are also eligible and can apply for MH CET (5-year) Law exam.

Exam Pattern

MH CET LAW Exam Pattern for 5 year Course is given below: 

  • Mode of Examination – Online mode
  • Nature of Questions – Objective type i.e. Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Number of Questions  – 150
  • Duration of Exam – 120 minutes for general/ reserved category and 30 minutes extra for PwD category candidates.
  • Medium of Exam – Bilingual (English and Marathi)
  • Marking Scheme – No negative marking and one mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

Marking Scheme

Find marking scheme along with the question paper pattern and subjects to be covered in the exam below:

Section NameNo. Of QuestionsMarks per QuestionsTotal Mark
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40140
General Knowledge and current affairs30130
Logical and Analytical Reasoning40140
Basic Mathematics10110


Detailed syllabus for MH CET Law ( 5-Year) is provided below. Candidates can expect a level of difficulty of questions as per their qualifying exam:

Legal Aptitude

This section will have questions that will challenge the candidate’s interest in the study of Law, Legal Aptitude, and ability to solve problems. Based on a set of facts and legal prepositions, questions will be framed. Candidates are required to answer the questions considering the provided prepositions with strong conclusions

General Knowledge of Current Affairs

To prepare for this section, aspirants must have knowledge of History (ancient, medieval and modern), Geography, Civics Economics, etc. Also, candidates must follow the newspapers regularly to stay updated with the latest events.

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

The questions in this section will test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links, and correct illogical arguments. Questions will include wide analogies, competing arguments, to draw well-supported conclusions, applying rules and reasoning by analogy.


In this section, questions will be based on topics like synonyms, antonyms, analogies, idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, sentence improvement, and rearrangement, fill in the blanks, common errors, spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, spelling mistakes, etc. Also, questions there will be questions based on a comprehension passage.

Mathematical Aptitude/ Basic Mathematics

This section is prepared to test the candidate’s interest in Mathematics which would broadly include the numerical ability. The Mathematical questions will be asked from the 10th Standard. It will contain various topics like Profit and Loss, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Average, Venn Diagram, etc.

For more details, visit

  1. Law Library: Notes and Study Material for LLB, LLM, Judiciary and Entrance Exams
  2. Legal Bites Academy – Ultimate Test Prep Destination

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