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

CET Cell is all set to release MHT CET 2020 PCB Answer Key for October 2 exam. After holding a computer-based test for PCB subjects, Cell to intimate on publication of provisional and final answer key for MHT CET 2020 exam.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 03, 2020 10:19 IST
MHT CET Answer Key 2020: 2 October (Phy Chem Bio) Shift 1 / 2 Paper Analysis, Explained
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Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra on behalf of Department of Higher and Technical Education would display the MHT CET Answer key 2020 for PCB. Maharashtra CET Cell on October 2, 2020 conducts MHT CET for PCB applicants in online mode, successfully. The Common Entrance Examination was conducted in 2 shifts, across the allotted exam centres in Maharashtra and adjecent states. The exam was held following the social-distancing norms and safety instructions.

Cell conducts MHT CET Online Computer Based Test for PCB applicants on second consecutive day i.e October 2, 2020. Candidates appear for the MHT CET Oct 2, 2020 Online exam in Shift 1/ 2 can check the availability of MHT CET 2020 answer key from the web site 

Ahead of the official publication of the MHT CET answer key, a detailed analysis of MHT CET October 2, 2020 Shift 1 and 2, is explained. Candidates can view the Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) asked questions with solutions, hints and weightage given to particular section in Morning / Afternoon shifts respectively. Students reactions on MHT CET 02/10/2020 paper along with overall analysis and paper difficulty level shift 1/2, are elaborated.

MHT CET October 2, 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 second.

The MHT CET PCB on October 2 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. Only candidates wearing face masks, bringing hand sanitizers were allowed entry at the exam hall.

Should Read- MHT CET Question Paper Analysis of PCB Exam 1 Oct


A total 466214 applications, Cell received for the MHT CET 2020 PCB. Among the total 11,177 applications rejected due to incomplete details and a total 4,55,037 Applications successfully accepted.

In October 2, 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.