National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical aspirants was recently conducted on 1st May 2016 and wreaked havoc. The state level Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) will be held as scheduled on 5th May 2016 for future engineering, medical and pharmacy students. NEET is being made mandatory by the Supreme Court of India for medical aspirants in India. Below are key pointers for MHT CET vs NEET 2016.
Not mandatory for medical aspirants
Applicable for multiple medical courses
Conducted by Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test Cell
Valid for engineering and pharmacy students
Exam conducted on a single day
45% marks criteria for general category and 40% for SC/ST/OBC
200 marks paper with each correct answer worth one mark
Mathematics is one of the subjects as engineering aspirants appear for the exam
No negative marking prevalent
MHT CET was first conducted for the academic year 2004-2005
Mandatory for medical aspirants
Applicable for MBBS and BDS
Conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education
Invalid for engineering and pharmacy students
Exam conducted in two phases
50% marks criteria for general category and 40% for SC/ST/OBC
720 marks paper with each correct answer worth four marks
Physics, chemistry and biology are the subjects for the exam
Negative marking prevalent
NEET was first conducted for the academic year 2013-2014
Now that you know the major characteristics of MHT CET and NEET, you can prepare for the respective entrance tests with complete motivation and clarity.
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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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