MHCET Law (5 yr LLB) - 2019 Analysis

MH CET Law (5 Yr. LL.B) was conducted in online format on 21st April, 2019 from 10 AM to 12 Noon for admissions to various LAW schools in Maharashtra. The duration of the paper was 120 minutes and there was no sectional time limit. There were a total of 150 questions spread across five sections with no negative marking. The students found the paper a bit lengthier and a little trickier as compared to last year’s paper.

Sections No. of Questions
Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning 40
General Knowledge and Current Affairs 30
Basic Mathematics 10
English 30
Logical & Analytical Reasoning 40
Total 150

Let us analyse each of these sections in detail:

Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning

There were a total of 40 questions in this section. All the questions were from legal reasoning and questions on Legal GK were not there. Questions were mostly straight forward and easy in nature. This section had ‘Principle-Facts’ type questions. The questions were from topics like Contracts, Torts, Criminal law, Family law, and miscelleneous topics. A score of about (32+/-1) could have been easily achieved and can be considered as a reasonably good score.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

This section had an equal number of questions from current affairs and static GK. As usual, the current affairs mainly had questions from polity, awards & honours, personalities, sports, world news, forums, etc. The questions from Static GK were from Indian History, geography, various establishments, etc. An score of 13-15 can be considered a good number of score in this section.

Basic Mathematics

Most of the questions were from Arithmetic and were easy and direct in nature. Questions from SI/CI, Mensuration, percentages, mixtures, PLD, Quadratic equations/inequalities, etc were the dominant ones. One could have easliy attempted about 7-8 questions in 10-12 minutes.


The questions were from vocabulary, para jumbles, phrase replacement, sentence correction, fill in the blanks and cloze test. Two RC passages with a total of 13 (8+5) questions were also there. Overall the section was an easier one. One could have attempted about 21-23 questions in this section.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

This section had questions from seating arrangements (linear, circular, matrix), Data Sufficiency (based on blood relationship, direction sense), coding-decoding, syllogisms, Input-output, Number/letter series, Direction sense. A few questions were relatively lengthier. A serious candidate could have attempted 27-29 questions in this section.

Expected Cut-off

The score is expected to be around 100-105 for the top Law colleges.

Disclaimer: All information on cut-offs, analysis, and scores are based on independent analysis and evaluation made by T.I.M.E. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information

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