Until 2016, law colleges in Maharashtra used to enroll students for LL.B on the basis of aggregate marks scored in graduation. In the beginning of 2016, Government of Maharashtra issued a notification, declaring LL.B as a professional course. Subsequently, MAH law CET was announced to screen law aspirants for 3 year LL.B course, pursued after graduation.
MAH law CET is conducted by state common entrance test cell. Nearly 37,000 appeared for first ever MAH Law CET conducted by the state government on June 18 and 19. Of these, 22,698 have applied for 3-year LLB program and 14,214 applied for 5-year LLB program. MAH Law CET 2017 is scheduled on 21st May 2017.