MHCET Law (5-year LL. B) - 2020

MH CET Law (5 Yr. LL. B) was conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) format on 11th October 2020 in two shifts viz., 9 AM to 11 AM and 12:30 PM to 2 PM 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 150 MCQs in all spread across five sections with no negative marking. The students found the paper a bit moderate in difficulty level 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 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 (19 questions), Torts (5 questions), Criminal law (9 questions), Constitution (3 questions) and miscellaneous topics (4 questions). A score of about (30+/-1) could have been easily achieved and can be considered as a reasonably good score.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

This section had almost 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, International days, headquarters, etc. The questions from Static GK were from Indian History, geography, various establishments, etc. An attempt of 14(+/-1) can be considered a good attempt in this section.

Basic Mathematics

Most of the questions were from Arithmetic and were easy and direct in nature. Questions from the areas like SI/CI, Mensuration, percentages, mixtures, Profit Loss and Discount, Equations, etc were asked in the paper. One could have easily 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 12 (6+6) questions were also there. Overall, the section was on the easier side. One could have easily attempted about 22-24 questions in this section.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

This section had questions from seating arrangements, blood relationship, direction sense, syllogisms, Input-output, Number/letter series, Direction sense. A few questions were relatively lengthier. A serious candidate could have attempted 29-31 questions in this section.

Expected Cut-off

The score is expected to be around 110-116 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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Team T.I.M.E.