Maharashtra LLB Common Entrance Test (MAH LLB CET)
Exam Date: 02/05/2023 Exam State: All India Last Date: 25/03/2023

Exam Details

Government of Maharashtra has established a State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL) under Admission Regulatory Authority (ARA) as per the provision in Section 10 of Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015, (Herein after called the Act). 

According to G.R. No. CET-2015/C.No.379/MSHI-2, Dated 4 th December, 2015 and G.R. No. CET-2016/F.No.84/MSHI-2, Dated 7th April, 2016 the Competent Authority shall conduct the MAH-LL.B.- 3 Yrs. Course CET 2022 for the admission to the First Year of the Three Year Full Time-Regular Professional Degree Course in Law, for the Academic Year 2023-2024. 

The admissions to the following institutes will be done by the Competent Authority, provided they are approved and recognized by Government of Maharashtra and are Affiliated to any of the Non-agricultural University in the State of Maharashtra State:

1. The Government College offering LL.B.3 Yrs. Degree Course,

2. All Government Aided Colleges (including Aided Minority Institutions) offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course,

3. All University Departments offering LL.B.3 Yrs. Degree Course,

4. All University Managed Institutes offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course,

5. All Un-aided colleges (including Minority Institutions) offering LL.B. 3 Yrs. Degree Course, covered as per the Act.

Syllabus and Marking Scheme for MAH-LL.B. 3 Year CET 2023:

The On Line CET comprises of One paper with Four Sections:


No of Questions

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning


General Knowledge with  Current Affairs


Logical and Analytical Reasoning






MAH-LL.B. 3 YEAR CET-2023 shall be conducted only in the On-Line Mode

Marks per question: 1

The Questions will be Objective Multiple Choice Questions with Four Options.

There is No Negative Marking.

The time allotted is 2 Hours i.e. One Hundred and Twenty Minutes.

The Questions will be in English and Marathi.

The Mock Test link for Practice will be provided for the Candidates to prepare them- selves for online CET.


(a) Candidate should be a graduate in any faculty of any University in Maharashtra established by an act of Parliament or by a State Legislature or an equivalent National Institution recognized as a Deemed to be University or Foreign University recognized as equivalent to the status of an Indian University by an authority competent to declare equivalence, With Minimum 45% of Marks in aggregate (That is 45 % marks for all the parts of the Degree Examination taken together ) in qualifying examination in case of the candidates belongings to OPEN Category, ALL INDIA CANDIDATURE (OMS), EWS & SEBC candidates from the state of Maharashtra, (Candidate belonging to SC and ST Category need only 40% marks and VJNT, SBC and OBC, Category with minimum 42% marks in the qualifying examination.)

(b) Candidate should have passed  three years and P.G degree of 2/3 Yrs, duration from University mentioned in (a) after processing the studies in the pattern of 10+2+3+2/3 with regular studies at secondary and higher secondary schooling. Post Graduate diploma will not be considered as Post Graduate Degree. Provided that, the applicants who have obtained 10+2 Higher Secondary Pass Certificate or First Degree Certificate by distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for CET of the 3 Years Law Courses. [the applicant who has passed the qualifying examination (10+2, U.G. & P.G.) in a single sitting examination without having basic qualifications of (10+2+3) is not eligible.] 10+2 is the Basic Qualification for LL.B.-3 Yrs. Course.

Further provided that, NO candidate from the Open University having a degree contrary to the U.G.C. Act and Regulations and contrary to Rules of Legal Education shall be eligible. Further provided that, the candidates who are appearing/appeared for the qualifying examination UG or PG (regular examination of that Academic Year) are also eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Such candidates become eligible for admission only if they produce the provisional/Degree certificate of the qualifying examination and the mark lists of all parts of qualifying examination at the time of CAP Application form filling

There is no upper age limit for admission to LL.B. 3 Yrs.


Contents of the Syllabus:

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

General Knowledge with Current Affairs

Logical and Analytical Reasoning


Detail Contents of the Syllabus:

i) Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning: This subject will test candidate’s interest towards the study of Law, Legal aptitude and problem solving ability. Questions will be framed with the help of legal prepositions and a set of facts to which the said prepositions have to be applied. Some prepositions may not be true in the real sense. Candidates will have to  assume truth of these prepositions and answer the questions drawing well supported conclusions.

ii) General Knowledge with Current Affairs: The topics such as History, Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics and the Current Affairs of the past One Year. The subject is to assess the knowledge of the recent happening and awareness of the World. 

iii) Logical and Analytical Reasoning: The subject is to test the candidate’s ability to identify patterns, logical links and rectify illogical arguments. It will include wide analogies, completing arguments, drawing well supported conclusions, reasoning by analogy, applying principles or rules. Further the subject is to measure the ability to understand the structure, relationship and to draw logical conclusions about the structures. It includes reasoning deductively from the set of statements and rules or principles that describes the relationship among persons, things or events.

iv) English: This section will consist the questions on the areas like Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, analogies etc.) Proficiency (Idioms and Phrases, One-word Substitution, Sentence Improvement and rearrangement, Fill in the Blanks etc.) English Usage Errors (Common errors, spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, spelling mistakes etc.) English Comprehension with minimum two passages followed by Five to Ten questions that test reading and reasoning abilities.


MAH-LLB CET 2023 Entrance Exam fee

CET Fee for Open Category, EWS candidates from MaharashtraState, Out Side Maharashtra State (OMS)/All India Candidatesbelonging to all Categories, and J&K Migrant Candidates.

Rs. 800/-

CET Fee-For Candidates belonging to Backward Class Categories(SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT (A), NT-1 (B), NT-2(C), NT-3(D), OBC andSBC, SEBC* categories) belonging to Maharashtra State onlyhaving valid Caste Certificate and having valid Non-CreamyLayer Certificate for DT-VJ, NT1, 2,3,OBC & SBC, SEBC Candidates.

Rs. 600/-

Admission process

Application Form for MAH-LLB CET 2023 will be filled through Online Mode (CBT-Computer Based Test) only.

Before applying online, applicants should-

Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to therequired specifications as given under Guideline for photograph & signature Scan and Upload.

Have a valid e-mail ID and Mobile No., which should be kept active till the completion of this Admission Process. In case the candidate does not have the valid personal e-mail id, he/she should create his/her new e-mail id and Mobile No. before applying on line and must maintain that email account and mobile no. till the process is over.

Arrange for Application Fees (Non- refundable), Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the Applicant/Candidate.

How to fill up MAH- LLB 3 Yrs. CET-2023 Online Application Form

First candidate should download and read the Information Brochure carefully and then Scan Photo and Signature separately as per the directions given in the Information Brochure and save it on your PC’s Desktop, and then follow the following steps. Candidate should be careful to upload photo in place of photo and signature in place of signature.

Step 1 : Go to website :-----

Step 2: Click on link : MAH-LL.B (3 Years) CET-2023

Step 3: You go to the form filling site. Click on: Click here for “New Registration”

Step 4: Register yourself by filling in the details.

Step 5: Already registered candidates should: Login in by filling in details for “Already Registered Candidates”

Step 6: Validate your filled in details

Step 7: Save and Submit form

Step 8: Take print out of the Form.

Step 09: If you have any problem: kindly send mail to: 1) In case of Emergency call on 022-2201657/59 during Office Hours on all working days. The Candidates will have to use the link given on:

Pay application fee.

  • Application form processing fees is to be paid through onlinesystem only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card(RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ MobileWallets.
  • No other mode of payment shall be permitted.This fee is non-refundable and non transferable under any circumstances.

On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.

Test Centres

Test Centers for CET:

1. MAH-LLB. 3 Year CET 2023 will be conducted in the selected Cities in Maharashtra and Outside Maharashtra State.

The cities in which MAH-LL.B. 3 Year CET 2023 will be conducted are designated as “Centers” for the CET.

2. Each Centre may have many “Venues” depending upon the number of candidates appearing at that Centre

3. A candidate appearing for CET shall give his/her preference for the Centre, however, the Competent Authority reserves the right to allocate the Centre and Venue.

4. The examination will be conducted On-Line at Venues given in the respective Hall ticket.

5. No request for change of Centre/Venue/Date/ Session for the Examination shall be entertained. 

6. Competent authority, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and /or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrativefeasibility etc.

7. Competent Authority also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted.

8. Candidate will appear for the CET examination at the Examination Centre at his/her own risk and expenses and Competent Authority will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.

 9. Choice of Centre once exercised by the candidate will be Final.

 10. If sufficient number of Candidates do not opt for a particular Centre for Online Examination, Competent Authority reserves the right to allot any other  adjunct Centre to those candidates


if the number of the candidates is more than the capacity available for online examination for a Centre, Competent Authority reserves the right to allot any other Centre to the Candidate.

Important Dates

MAH-LLB CET 2023 Dates

Date of On-Line MAH-LL.B 3 YEAR CET 2023

02 May to 03 May 2023

Online registration starts

05 March 2023

Online registration ends

25 Mach 2023

Issue of hall ticket


Result declaration

to be notified

State CET Cell, Maharashtra State,
Mumbai.8th Floor, New Excelsior Building,
A. K. Nayak Marg, Fort,
Mumbai- 400 001.
Tel: 022 – 22016157 / 59/ 53/ 34/ 19/ 28