Maharashtra Common Entrance Test


Overview of the Exam

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test of Maharashtra is a state level entrance exam conducted by Government of Maharashtra. The entrance exam is conducted for the candidates who are seeking admission in B. Pharma courses. The test is conducted for graduate and postgraduate programmes like BHMCT, B.C. A, B. Tech and M. Tech, M.C.A, MBA, MHMCT. and for various medical courses. The admission in private, government and self-financed institutes is done after qualifying this exam.

Mode of Exam


Exam Frequency



Mathematics-English Physics, Chemistry, Biology-English, Hindi, Marathi,Urdu

Validity of Exam Result

Subsequent Academic Session

Affiliated Institutes

30 Participating Colleges

Exam Preperation

Age Limit

No Age Limit

Minimum Qualification Needed

Cleared 12th Standard Board exams from a recognised boards and passed in all 5 Subjects. Physics, Chemistry,mathematics and Biology are mandatory.

Subject Requirements and minimum percentage

General/ Unreserved- 50% OBC/SC/ST- 45%

Other eligibility criteria


Special provisions for reserved seats

Citizen of India (both Residential & Non- Residential) Must be bonafide resident of Maharashtra

Exam Pattern


General/ Unreserved: Rs 800/- OBC/SC/ST/PWD : Rs. 600/- General for both group(PCM OR PCB)-Rs. 1600/- OBC/SC/ST/PWD for both group(PCM OR PCB)-Rs. 1200/-

Format Objective

Objective- MCQ

Domains tested (syllabus)

    Physics Chemistry Biology Mathematics

Weightage given to each domain

Subjects & Marks

    Physics-50 Marks Chemistry-50 Marks Biology-100 Marks /Mathematics- 100 Marks


    Physics-50 Questions Chemistry-50 Questions Biology-50 Questions /Mathematics- 50 Questions

Important Dates

Announcement of the exam

07 January 2020

Application Timeline

07 January 2020- 07 March 2020

Provision of Admit Cards

To be announced

Date of Exam

Postponed due to COVID- 19

Adminssion Date

Individual Institutes Declare

To Be Declared (Postponed due to COVID-19)