Eligibility Criteria for Foreign National/ Foreign
student/ PIO/ Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries/ Children of NRI
Candidate should have passed the HSC (Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of
Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with subjects English,
Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics and secured minimum 45% marks in the subjects
Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics added together (Maximum of marks obtained in
Biology/ Mathematics shall be considered for the purpose of addition).
The eligibility of the candidates passing the HSC (Std. XII) or its equivalent
examination from a school/ college/ Examination Board situate outside India shall be further
decided by the University Authorities to which the candidate is admitted. Hence such candidates
are advised to get their eligibility verified by the respective University Authorities before
seeking admission to the Pharmacy degree course in the State of Maharashtra.
The candidate belonging to this type Stated in rule 2.2, is not required to appear
for the MHT-CET.
Refer Rule No 2.6 regarding Rounding off of percentage of marks for deciding the
eligibility, if applicable.
Eligibility Criteria for Candidates who are sons/
daughters of Defense Service Personnel
In addition to the basic eligibility criterion mentioned in rule no.2.1, candidates who have
appeared & obtained a non-zero score in the MHT-CET 2012 and satisfying any one of the following
criterions are eligible to seek admission against seats for sons/daughters of Defence service
Candidate is a son/ daughter of ex-service personnel who is domiciled in Maharashtra
State (Type Def-1).
Candidate is a son/ daughter of active service personnel who is domiciled in
Maharashtra State (Type Def-2).
Candidate is a son/ daughter of active service personnel (Type Def-3) – Who is transferred to
Maharashtra State but is not domiciled in Maharashtra State Who is not domiciled in Maharashtra
State but his/ her family is stationed in Maharashtra State under the provision of retention of
family accommodation at the last duty station on the grounds of children's' education, provided
further that, s uch candidate should have appeared and passed the HSC (Std. XII) examination of
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent
examination from a School/ College situate in the State of Maharashtra.
Note : This provision is NOT available to the
children of CIVILIAN STAFF who is working/ who has worked in the Indian Defence Service.
Eligibility criteria for Candidates who are Physically Handicapped: In addition to the basic
qualification mentioned in rule no. 2.1, candidate who has appeared & obtained a non zero score
in the MHT-CET and suffering from any one of the following disability is eligible to seek
admission against seats for Physically Handicapped candidates [Maharashtra State candidates of
Type A, B and D are only eligible to apply for admission against these seats]
- Candidate who is visually impaired (blind) candidate (P1)
- Candidate who is speech & hearing impaired (deaf & dumb) candidate (P2)
- Candidate who is with orthopedic disorders, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia,
Dysgraphica, Spastic (P3).
Note: The certificate
(proforma F/ F-1) should clearly state that the extent of disability is more than 40% and the
disability is permanent in nature.
Eligibility Criteria of Candidates who have passed/ passing Diploma in Pharmacy and
seeking admission to First Year of Pharmacy:
Diploma holders who have passed the Diploma course in Pharmacy with minimum of 50%
marks and medium of instruction as English from AICTE approved Polytechnics.
To resolve a tie i.e. more than one candidate securing equal aggregate marks in Final
year of the Diploma exam, following order of preference shall be adopted: marks in
Mathematics at SSC, Grand Total at SSC.
Eligible Diploma candidates shall be considered for Admission against the Institute level
seats in Unaided Private Institutes only. The details of the admission process for
filling seats are specified in Annexure-II.
Such Diploma candidates are not eligible to appear for the MHT-CET.
Rounding off of percentage of marks for deciding eligibility for admission.
In case percentage, marks (converted out of 100) in the subjects Physics, Chemistry
and Biology/ Mathematics added together at HSC (std. XII), comes in fraction then percentage of
marks shall be rounded off as explained in the example for the purpose of deciding the
eligibility of the candidate. Example: If the percentage of marks comes out to be 39.50% to
39.99% then it shall be rounded to 40% and if the percentage of marks comes out to be 39.01% to
39.49% then it shall be rounded to 39%.