MHT CET Answer Key 2020: 1st October (Phy, Chem, Biology) Shift 1/ 2 Paper Analysis, Explained

CET Cell of Maharashtra is set to release MHT CET Answer key for PCB scheduled 1st October 2020 Online exam. Common Entrance Test Cell organizes Online Computer Based Test (CBT) MHT CET in two shifts

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 01, 2020 15:30 IST
MHT CET Answer Key 2020: 1st October (Phy, Chem, Biology) Shift 1/ 2 Paper Analysis, Explained
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Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell organizing the MHT CET 2020 (PCB) exam on 1st October, would display answer key. CET Cell on Thursday conducts MHT CET for PCB applicants in Computer Based Test at allotted centres. The Examination is conducted in 2 shifts, following the social-distancing norms and safety instructions. Candidates appear for the MHT CET Oct 1, 2020 Online exam in Shift 1/ 2 can check the availability of MHT CET 2020 Answer key from the web site of the MHT CET Cell.

Ahead of the display of answer key/ a detailed analysis of MHT CET October 1, 2020 Shift 1 and 2, is explained. Candidates can view the Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) asked questions with weightage given to particular section in Morning and Afternoon session respectively. Students reactions on shift 1/ 2 paper along with overall analysis and difficulty level, are briefed.

After getting the approval from the Higher and Technical Education Department, CET Cell has scheduled to conduct MHT CET 2020 for PCB on 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th October 2020. MHT CET October 1, 2020 Online Computer Based Test (CBT) held successfully at allotted centres. Entry for the 1st Shift was allowed at 7:30 AM and for Shift 2 at 2:30 pm. Last entry permitted in examination hall was given at 8:45 AM and 1:45 PM respectively for shift 1 and 2. Online MHT CET began at 9:00 AM for 1st Shift and 2:00 PM for shift 2nd.

The MHT CET PCB on October 1 conducted following the Social Distancing Norms and directions regarding this and the precautions were taken by the candidates as mentioned in the Hall Ticket. Candidates were allowed carrying original Hall ticket and original Valid Photo id and Name change document to the Centre. No candidate without these document was allowed inside the Examination Centre. A proper social-distancing was followed inside and outside of the exam hall. To avoid the rush at exam centre, entry was staggered. To avoid the risk of infection thermal testing/ screening was carried-out at the entry points and students were strictly advised to wear face masks. Only candidates wearing face masks, bringing hand sanitizers were allowed entry at the exam hall.

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Earlier the MHT CET 2020 was scheduled to be held in the months of July and August 2020, which later postponed due to Covid-19. For MHT CET 2020 PCB a total 1,92,075 candidates from Maharashtra state (98.36 %) and 678 candidates from other states have applied.

CET Cell conducts Online MHT CET (PCB) 1st October exam in two shifts i.e Morning shift starting from 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM and Afternoon shift from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM. In October 1, organized MHT CET examination 20% weightage was given to the questions from Std XI syllabus and 80% weightage to the questions from Std. XII syllabus while setting the Question Papers. It should be noted that there is no negative marking in the examination for wrong answers marked by candidates. The questions asked in the MHT-CET 2020 for PCB were from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The question papers were Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) having four options. A total 200 questions were asked from PCB sections and the time duration was allotted 180 minutes (3 hours).

From Physics section Questions were from Measurements, Scalars and Vectors, Force, Friction in solids and liquids, Refraction of Light, Ray optics, Magnetic effect of electric current, Magnetism.

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From Chemistry questions were from- Basic concepts of Chemistry, States of matter: Gases and liquids, Redox reaction, Surface Chemistry, Nature of chemical bond, Hydrogen, s-Block elements(Alkali and alkaline earth metals), Basic principles and techniques in Organic Chemistry, Alkanes.

In Biology- Section I contained questions from Botany- Diversity in organisms, Biochemistry of cell, Plant Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition, Plant Growth and Development. Section II contained questions on Zoology i.e Organization of Cell, Animal tissues, Human Nutrition, Human Respiration. 

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