MHCET Law (5 yr LLB) Analysis

MH CET Law (5 Yr. LL.B) was conducted in online format on 20th May, 2017 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 over 5 sections with no negative marking.

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 questions from various topics like contracts, torts, Criminal law, constitution, Family law, etc. About 27-29 questions could have been easily attempted and can be considered as a reasonably good attempt.

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 the economy, polity, various establishments, etc. An attempt of 16-18 can be considered a good number of attempts 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 were the dominant ones. One could have easily attempted about 7-8 questions in 10-12 minutes.


The questions were from vocabulary, para jumbles, phrase replacement, sentence correction, and cloze test. A single RC passage with 10 questions was also there. Overall the section was an easier one. One could have attempted about 23-25 questions in this section.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning

This section had questions from seating arrangements (linear, circular), blood relationship, direction sense, coding-decoding, syllogisms, data sufficiency. 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 100-106 for the top Law colleges