Eligibility Criteria For MH CET Law

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Eligibility Criteria For MH CET Law:

(1) Maharashtra State Candidature:––

(i) Eligibility Criterion For Five Year Integrated Degree Course (LL.B-5 Yrs.):-

  • The Candidates passing SSC and HSC Examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State or the candidates passing equivalent examination (such as 11+1, A-level

in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized University of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government, which is in Maharashtra; and

Type A Maharashtra State Candidature: A candidate who is Domicile of Maharashtra or born

in Maharashtra, or

Type-B Maharashtra State Candidature: The Father or Mother of the Candidate is domiciled

in the State of Maharashtra, or

Type-C Maharashtra State Candidature: The Father or Mother of the Candidate is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking who is posted and reported to duty in the Maharashtra State before the last date for submitting the Application Form for CAP, or

Type-D: Maharashtra State Candidature: The Father or Mother of the Candidate is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking or Type-E: Maharashtra State Candidature:- The candidates passing SSC and or HSC Examination or Equivalent Examination from a recognized institution from a disputed Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

  • All India Candidature: – The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this
  • Minority Candidature:- The Maharashtra domiciled Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from within the State and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category.
  • NRI Candidature:- The Candidate who fulfills the conditions as defined in clause (n) of section 2 of the Act are eligible under this Category.
  • Foreign Student or OCI or PIO Candidature :- The Foreign Student Candidates, as defined in clause (i) of section 2 of the Act, the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Candidate, as defined under clause (n) of rule 2 and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) as defined in clause (o) of section 2 of the Act are eligible under this Category.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature.—

(a) The children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities; or

(b) The children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belonging to military and

paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission; or

(c) The children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism; are eligible under this category.

  1. Sanctioned Intake and Supernumerary Seats
  • The Sanctioned Intake for First Year of Five Years Integrated Degree Course shall be as per the approval is given by the Authority which is competent for giving the approval to said Course and affiliation given by the respective Affiliating University.
  • The supernumerary seats shall be available to the Private Professional Educational Institutions as per the Policy of the Government, from time to time.
  1. Allocation of Seats:- The percentage of allocation of seats for various types of Candidates

in the State, Level Seats shall be in accordance with the policy of the Government as specified in the Schedule: I and Schedule: II enclosed at the end of the Information Brochure.

  • Maharashtra State Candidature Seats:- The Candidates having Maharashtra State Candidature as specified in rule 5(1) of these rules, shall be eligible for these seats.
  • All India Candidature Seats:- The Candidates having Candidature as given in rule 5(2) of these rules shall be eligible for these seats.
  • Minority Quota Seats:- The Candidates having Candidature mentioned in rule 5(3) of these rules shall be eligible for these seats as specified in Schedule. These seats shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 6 of the Act.

Institutional Quota Seats: The Unaided Institution can admit Eligible Candidates as specified in schedule, subject to following conditions:–

(i) The Candidates having Candidature mentioned in rule 5(1), 5(2), 5(3), 5(4), 5(5) and 5(6) of Government Extra-Ordinary Gazette Part IV-B –No 113, 5th May 2017,* shall be eligible for these seats;

(ii) The maximum 5% seats may be filled in from the NRI or Foreign Student or OCI or PIO Candidates, at the Institution level on the basis of Inter-Se-Merit of candidates, as given in rule 8 of these rules.

(iii) The seats reserved for this NRI or Foreign Student or OCI or PIO quota remains vacant, those vacant seats may be filled in by the Institution, from the Eligible Candidates:

Provided that while filling of these vacant seats the preference shall be given to the Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates on the basis of Inter-Se-Merit.

  • Supernumerary Seats for Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature:-

(i) The Candidates having candidature as given in rule 5(6) of these rules* shall be eligible for these seats;

(ii) The number of seats for this quota shall be as per the Policy of the Government; (iii) These seats shall be filled in by the Competent Authority/ (iv) These seats will be lapsed, if remains vacant.

7.1         Reservations:

All the reservations given below shall be applicable to candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria specified by respective authorities from time to time.

  • Reservation for Backward Class Category Candidates:

The percentage of seats reserved for candidates of backward class categories belonging to Maharashtra State only is as given below. The percentage of

Reservation is the percentage of seats available for Maharashtra Candidates, coming under the CAP. Backward class candidate shall claim the category to which they belong to at the time of submission of application form for CAP.

Sr. No.Category of ReservationPercentage of Seats Reserved
01Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste13%
converted to Buddhism (SC)
02Schedule Tribes (ST)7%
03Vimukta Jati (VJ)/ De Notified Tribes (DT)3%
(NT-A)
04Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)2.5%
05Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)3.5%
06Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)2%
07Other Backward Classes (OBC)19%
Total50.0%

(Source: Maharashtra ACT No. XXX of 2006)

  • In case of the Castes NT-A,NT-B, NT-C, NT-D,OBC and SBC Valid Non Creamy layer certificate is required to be produced. Without the Non Creamy layer certificate these candidates will be considered as Open category candidates.,

All candidates belonging to Maharashtra State and belonging to SC,ST, DT-VJ,NT,1,2,3,OBC and SBC

category will have to submit Caste Certificate for admission to reserved category seat.

(B)As per communication from Department of Higher and Technical Education vide letter No. TEM-2015/C.No.479/TE-4 Dated 19th May 2017 excepting ST candidate all other reserved category candidates will have to produce Caste Validity Certificate within Three months from the date of admission) The candidates can seek admission by submitting declaration on ‘H’ form. If the ST Category candidate does have caste validity at the time of admission, he will have to submit undertaking in ‘H’ Form and submit the Caste Validity Certificate to the Admitting College.

  • Candidates holding Caste certificate from any state other than Maharashtra will be considered as Open Category Candidate.
  • Provision for Special Backward Class: Some of the castes under SBC category were earlier included in Other Backward Categories. Therefore, such SBC candidate shall be held eligible for reservation in the backward class in which they were included previously.
  • After implementing admission process by following the merit list, if some of the reserved seats remain vacant, and then SBC candidate will be given admission to fill up the seat on priority basis to the maximum limit of 2% of the total intake capacity.

Reservation for sons/daughters of Defence Service Personnel:

Five percent (5%) seats of the total sanctioned intake of an institute, subject to a maximum of five (5) seats in each institute coming under CAP shall be reserved for Children of Ex-service personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State ( Def-1), Children of Active Service Personnel who are Domiciled in Maharashtra State (Def-2), Children of the Active Service Personnel (Def-3) who are transferred to Maharashtra State but are not Domiciled in Maharashtra State , or who are not domiciled in Maharashtra State but their families are stationed in Maharashtra State under the provision of retention of family accommodation at the last duty station on grounds of children’s education provided further that, such candidate should have appeared and passed the HSC examination from a school/college situated in the State of Maharashtra.

These seats are within the sanctioned intake and are available as State Level seats

  • A combined single merit list of all eligible Def-1, Def-2, Def-3 candidates shall be prepared.
  • Candidates claiming these seats shall produce additional documents in Proforma C,D, and /or E as applicable.
  • This provision is NOT available to the children of CIVILIAN STAFF who is working/ who has worked in the Indian Defence Service.
  • Reservation for Persons with Disability Candidate:

Three percent (3%) seats of total sanctioned intake of all the Institutions under CAP shall be reserved for Candidates with Disability.

  • 1% seats for Visually impaired (Blind) candidates (P1)
  • 1% seats for Speech & Hearing impaired (deaf & dumb) candidates (P2).
  • 1% seats for Orthopedic disorders, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Spastic (P3)

The allotment of seats reserved for the candidates with Disability shall be done on the basis of an inter-se merit of respective type of handicap of such candidates. These seats are available for Maharashtra domiciled candidates.

The candidates claiming reservation under this category shall submit the

certificates strictly as per the Proforma – F/F-1.

Note:- Candidate with Disability should note that on admission to degree course they will not be given any exemption or additional facility in the academic activities other than those which may be provided by the respective Universities.

7.2 Eligibility Criteria for LLB-5 Yrs. Course

Eligibility conditions and requirement for admissions to LLB-5 Full time Regular Integrated Undergraduate Degree Course are detailed below:-

7.2-1Age Limit: — There is no upper age limit at present for admission to LLB-5 Yrs. Course in view of the cases pending in Hon. Supreme Court of India, and the order passed by the Hon. High Court, Bombay in WP. No3235/2016. The admissions to LLB-5 Yrs. Course will be subject to the final outcome of the various writ petitions pending before various Hon. Courts.

First Year of LL.B 5 Year Degree.

  1. For Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates:-

    1. The candidate should be an Indian National.
  1. The candidates passing SSC and HSC Examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State or the candidates passing equivalent examination (such as 11+1, A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized Board/university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government, which is in

Maharashtra with at least 45% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in aggregate in case of SC and ST applicants from the State of Maharashtra.

Explanation: An applicant who have successfully completed         Senior Secondary School

course (‘+2’) or equivalent such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized University of India or outside or from Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the Government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the Course Examination, with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate. (SC and ST Category candidates belonging to the State of Maharashtra with valid Caste Certificate from State of Maharashtra with minimum 40% Marks in aggregate). (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Page 5-6) Govt. Extra-ordinary Gazette dated 11/3/2016 and Extra ordinary Gazette No. 102 dated 24th April 2017.

Candidates having passed SSC (X Std.) or equivalent Examination following regular mode/pattern and having Completed +2 – Higher Secondary Pass Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the integrated 5 Yrs. Course with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate. (Candidates belonging to SC and ST Category belonging to the State of Maharashtra and valid caste certificate from the state of Maharashtra with minimum 40% Marks in aggregate) are eligible for admission.

The candidates who have obtained 10th Std./Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination, in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification (1st to 9th Standard of schooling) and completed 12th Std. (HSC) equivalent examination in single sitting is not eligible for admission. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Explanation: Page 6)

An applicant who has passed the 11th(old Pattern)/12th std. /Pre Degree Course(old pattern) examination from State/Central Boards of Schooling or from Open Schooling System/regular system recognized & established by the Government of the State/India or International Board of School Education, after prosecuting the basic course of studies in the pattern of 1st to 10th standards in Regular mode, at Secondary Schooling is eligible for admission to five year Integrated LL.B Course. The Basic qualifications i.e. X Std. (SSC.)Must not be obtained from Open School/University System. (Reference: BCI Legal Education Committee Minutes of the Meeting, held on 17th April 2011 Item No 18.)

Non Zero Score in MAH-LLB-5 2017 CET.

First Year of LL.B 5 Year Degree Course.
  1. All India Candidature Candidates:-
    1. The candidate should be an Indian National.
  1. The candidates passing SSC and HSC Examination from a recognized institution or the candidates passing equivalent examination (such as 11+1, A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized Board/university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government, with at least 45% marks in aggregate.

Explanation:

An applicant who have successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (‘+2’) or equivalent such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from a

recognized University of India or outside or from Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the Government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the Course Examination, with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Page 5-6) Govt. Extra-ordinary Gazette dated 11/3/2016.

Candidates having passed SSC (X Std.) or equivalent Examination following regular mode/pattern and having Completed +2 – Higher Secondary Pass Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the integrated 5 Yrs. Course with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate are eligible for admission.

The candidates who have obtained 10th Std./Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination, in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification (1st to 9th Standard of schooling) and completed 12th Std. (HSC) equivalent examination in single sitting is not eligible for admission. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Explanation: Page 6)

An applicant who has passed the 11th(old Pattern)/12th std. /Pre Degree Course(old pattern) examination from State/Central Boards of Schooling or from Open Schooling System/regular system recognized & established by the Government of the State/India or International Board of School Education, after prosecuting the basic course of studies in the pattern of 1st to 10th standards in Regular mode, at Secondary Schooling is eligible for admission to five year Integrated LL.B Course. The Basic qualifications i.e. X Std. (SSC.)Must not be obtained from Open School/University System. (Reference: BCI Legal Education Committee Minutes of the Meeting, held on 17th April 2011 Item No 18.)

Non Zero Score in MAH-LLB-5 2017 CET.

First Year of LL.B 5 Year Degree Course.
  1. Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidates:-
    1. The candidate should be an Indian National.
  1. The candidates passing SSC and HSC Examination from a recognized institution or the candidates passing equivalent examination (such as 11+1, A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized Board/university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government, with at least 45% marks in aggregate.

Explanation:

An applicant who have successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (‘+2’) or equivalent such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from a

recognized University of India or outside or from Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the Government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the Course Examination, with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Page 5-6) Govt. Extra-ordinary Gazette dated 11/3/2016 and Extra ordinary Gazette No.102 dated 24th April 2017.

Candidates having passed SSC (X Std.) or equivalent Examination following regular mode/pattern and having Completed +2 – Higher Secondary Pass Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the integrated 5 Yrs. Course with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate are eligible for admission.

The candidates who have obtained 10th Std./Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination, in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification (1st to 9th Standard of schooling) and completed 12th Std. (HSC) equivalent examination in single sitting is not eligible for admission. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Explanation: Page 6)

First Year of LL.B 5 Year Degree Course.
  1. Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidates:-
    1. The candidate should be an Indian National.
  1. The candidates passing SSC and HSC Examination from a recognized institution or the candidates passing equivalent examination (such as 11+1, A level in Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate Course) from a recognized Board/university of India or outside or from Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government, with at least 45% marks in aggregate.

Explanation:

An applicant who have successfully completed Senior Secondary School course (‘+2’) or equivalent such as (11+1, ‘A’ level in Senior School Leaving Certificate Course) from a

recognized University of India or outside or from Senior Secondary Board or equivalent, constituted or recognized by the Union or by a State Government or from any equivalent institution from a foreign country recognized by the Government of that country for the purpose of issue of qualifying certificate on successful completion of the Course Examination, with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Page 5-6) Govt. Extra-ordinary Gazette dated 11/3/2016 and Extra ordinary Gazette No.102 dated 24th April 2017.

Candidates having passed SSC (X Std.) or equivalent Examination following regular mode/pattern and having Completed +2 – Higher Secondary Pass Certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the integrated 5 Yrs. Course with minimum of 45% Marks in aggregate are eligible for admission.

The candidates who have obtained 10th Std./Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination, in a single sitting examination without having basic qualification (1st to 9th Standard of schooling) and completed 12th Std. (HSC) equivalent examination in single sitting is not eligible for admission. (Reference: Rules of Legal Education, 2008 (5(b) Explanation: Page 6)

An applicant who has passed the 11th(old Pattern)/12th std. /Pre Degree Course(old pattern) examination from State/Central Boards of Schooling or from Open Schooling System/regular system recognized & established by the Government of the State/India or International Board of School Education, after prosecuting the basic course of studies in the pattern of 1st to 10th standards in Regular mode, at Secondary Schooling is eligible for admission to five year Integrated LL.B Course. The Basic qualifications i.e. X Std. (SSC.)Must not be obtained from Open School/University System. (Reference: BCI Legal Education Committee Minutes of the Meeting, held on 17th April 2011 Item No 18.)

Non Zero Score in MAH-LLB-5 2017 CET.

An applicant who has passed the 11th(old Pattern)/12th std. /Pre Degree Course(old pattern) examination from State/Central Boards of Schooling or from Open Schooling System/regular system recognized & established by the Government of the State/India or International Board of School Education, after prosecuting the basic course of studies in the pattern of 1st to 10th standards in Regular mode, at Secondary Schooling is eligible for admission to five year Integrated LL.B Course. The Basic qualifications i.e. X Std. (SSC.)Must not be obtained from Open School/University System. (Reference: BCI Legal Education Committee Minutes of the Meeting, held on 17th April 2011 Item No 18.)

Non Zero Score in MAH-LLB-5 2017 CET.

  1. Facilitation Center will verify and check the Application form, Original documents, and will certify that the candidate fulfills the basic Academic Eligibility criteria as per the Common Admission Process Brochure.
  1. NRI, OCI, PIO candidates are not required to fill in the on Line Option form if he is desirous of seeking admission in unaided colleges.
  1. If the Candidate is desirous of seeking admission in Government and Government Aided Colleges, then he /she have to fill the College Option Form.
  1. Facilitation Centre will update the approved status on line on http://dhe.mhpravesh.in
  1. NRI, OCI, PIO candidate will approach the unaided institutes for admission of their choice before as per the time table given below.
  1. Institute will check the Eligibility, Documents and give him admissions by generating on line admission letter from their log in.
  1. The NRI, OCI, PIO quota in the Government and Aided colleges will be filled in by Competent Authority through CAP.
  1. Institute will update online his admission on http://dhe.mhpravesh.in Portal before the beginning of the III Round or in the Institutional Level Round without fail. The unfilled NRI, OCI, PIO seats will be automatically transferred to All India Candidature.
  1. Even If NRI. OCI, PIO candidate has appeared for CET, he has to register himself for NRI, OCI, PIO quota.
  1. Institutes will submit the separate report of admitted NRI, OCI, PIO Foreign students Course wise to Directorate of Higher Education and to Admission Regulatory Authority in the format given by Director, Higher Education, Maharashtra State, Pune who is acting as a Nodal Officer for Higher Education Centralized Admissions.
  1. Special Instructions for NRI, OCI, PIO candidates :

The candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready:

Sr.Type of candidatureDocuments to be produced for verification/ attached with
No.the application
1Foreign National/ Foreign1)Interim Eligibility certificate from University in which
studentsthe candidate is seeking admission
2)Certificate/Proof of Foreign National or Foreign
Student Status
2Persons of Indian Origin1)Interim Eligibility certificate from University in which
the candidate is seeking admission
2)Certificate/proof of persons of Indian Origin Status
3Workers in Gulf1)Interim Eligibility certificate from University in which
Countries/Non Residentthe candidate is seeking admission
Indians2) Certificate/Proof of Persons Working in Gulf
countries/NRI Status.