Online MHT CET results out – 37 students secured 190 plus marks
The online results for MHT CET 2011 were declared at 10 am on Tuesday. Over 3.02 lakh students had enrolled for MHT-CET 2011 and 298897 appeared for the combined entrance examination for medical, engineering and pharmacy on May 12. Admission process for autonomous as well as other engineering and pharmacy colleges will begin on June 21.
Of these, a total 192685 students appeared for health science courses and 23,147 were declared eligible for admission. This works out to a pass percentage of 12.76, which is 2.33% less than last year’s success rate of 15.09%.
Directorate of Technical Education said 2.98 lakh students appeared for the test, out of which 2.5 lakh were for engineering. While a total of 37 students secured 190 plus marks, performance of Pune division was not satisfactory as only four students secured more than 190, a press note said.
With 19 state government-aided colleges with an intake capacity of 5768 students and 290 unaided colleges that can accommodate 108500 students, the state has a total capacity to train 114268 students for engineering. The number is 9,170 in case of Pharmacy. The intake is expected to increase for the year 2011-12.
According to eligibility norms prescribed by the DMER, a candidate from the open category must secure minimum 50% in the physics, chemistry and biology (PCB) group in the MHT-CET as well as in the std XII exams to qualify for admission to medical and dental seats.
Vidarbha and Marathwada accounted for 41,511 and 33,449 students, who appeared for the test, respectively. Of these, 5,215 and 4,902 were declared eligible for admission.
Region-wise, Marathwada recorded the highest 14.66% pass percentage followed by Vidarbha’s 12.56% and Rest of Maharashtra’s 11.07%. Rest of Maharashtra accounted for the largest chunk of 1,17,725 students who appeared for health science courses, and 13,030 of these were declared eligible for admission.