MH CET Law Syllabus 2024: Exam patterns, subjects-wise syllabus

03 May, 2024
Priyal Kakaye

It’s time to shift our focus to the MH CET Law syllabus. As of now, the exam dates for MH CET Law 2024 have been announced.

MH CET Law syllabus

However, it’s time to start preparing for the exam as it will start soon. So, In this blog will get to know about exam patterns, subject-wise syllabus, preparation tips and more.  Familiarize yourself with the syllabus and pattern will give you an idea about the exam.  Analyzing previous years’ papers, giving mock test will  provides valuable insights into the topics and sections from which questions will likely be asked.

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Whether you aim for the 5-year LLB program or the 3-year LLB program, understanding the syllabus is a key step in your preparation.

Here are the highlights of the syllabus for MH CET Law:

  • The State CET Cell, Maharashtra, releases the MH CET Law 2024 syllabus alongside the admission notification.
  • The MHCET Law 3-year LLB syllabus consists of four sections: Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge of Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning, and English.
  • The MHCET Law syllabus 2024 is divided into five sections for the 5-year LLB program: Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge of Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, and English and Mathematical Aptitude.

MH CET Law Paper Pattern 2024 for 5-Year LLB 

Refer to the table of MH CET Law 5 Years paper pattern 2024:

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Legal Aptitude & Legal Reasoning4040
General Knowledge & Current Affairs3030
Logical & Analytical Reasoning4040
Mathematical Aptitude1010


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Subject-wise MH CET Law Syllabus for 5 Year LLB Program

The MHCET Law syllabus 2024 has five sections for the 5-year LLB program: Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning, General Knowledge of Current Affairs, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, and English and Mathematical Aptitude.

MH CET LAW Syllabus for Legal Aptitude and Legal Reasoning:

This section aims to assess candidates’ interest in the field of law, their legal aptitude, and their problem-solving abilities. Questions in this section will be constructed using legal statements (prepositions) and a set of facts to which these statements must be applied. 

It’s important to note that some of these statements may not necessarily reflect reality. Candidates must assume the truth of these statements and provide answers based on logically supported conclusions.

  • Legal Prepositions
  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Law of Torts
  • Law of Contracts
  • Legal Maxims
  • Important Landmarks in Legal History

MH CET LAW Syllabus for General Knowledge & Current Affairs:

The subject matter includes History (covering Ancient, Medieval, and Modern periods), Geography, General Science, Economics, Civics, and Current Affairs from the previous year. This subject aims to evaluate individuals’ understanding of recent events and their awareness of global developments.

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Major developments in the fields of politics, sports, awards, and honors
  • History of India (Ancient, Medieval, Modern)
  • Geography of India and the World
  • Indian Economy and its various sectors
  • Environmental issues and sustainable development
  • General Science and Technology
  • Books and Authors

MH CET LAW Syllabus for Logical & Analytical Reasoning:

This subject evaluates the candidate’s skills in recognizing patterns and logical connections and correcting illogical arguments. It encompasses various activities, including drawing analogies, completing arguments, forming well-supported conclusions, reasoning through analogies, and applying principles or rules. 

Furthermore, it assesses the candidate’s capacity to comprehend the structure and relationships within given information and make logical inferences based on that structure. This involves deductive reasoning based on sets of statements, rules, or principles that outline the relationships among individuals, objects, or events.

  • Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Blood Relations
  • Series Completion
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Games
  • Analytical Puzzles

Here are some books to boost your MH CET Law syllabus Preparation:

Book TitleAuthor Name
Legal Awareness and Legal Reasoning for CLAT and LL.B ExamsA. P Bhardwaj
Legal Aptitude for CLAT and Other Law Entrance Exams WorkbookA. P Bhardwaj
Objective General EnglishRS Aggarwal
Verbal and Non-verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal
Quantitative Aptitude RS Aggarwal
Thinking Like a Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal ReasoningFrederick Schauer
General KnowledgeLucent’s Publications
CLAT PostLegalEdge
Economic and Political Weekly Sameeksha Trust
Pratiyogita DarpanUpkar Prakashan
GO TO Guide for CLAT & other Law Admission TestsDisha Experts
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHCET) for Law Entrance Exam Solved PapersArihant Experts
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHCET) for Law Entrance Exam GuideDisha Experts

MH CET Law 2024 Preparation Tips

  1. Understand the Exam Pattern: Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern, including the number of questions, marking scheme, and time allocation for each section.
  2. Gather Study Materials: Obtain the relevant study materials, including last year’s exam paper, text books and preparation guides.
  3. Create a Study Schedule: Develop a comprehensive study schedule covering all syllabus subjects and topics. Allocate time for each subject and ensure regular breaks for relaxation.
  4. Focus on Legal Aptitude: Legal aptitude is a crucial section. Practice legal reasoning, case studies, and questions related to legal principles and facts. Work on improving your understanding of legal concepts.
  5. General Knowledge and Current Affairs: Stay updated with current affairs, especially in the fields of politics, sports, awards, and international developments. Read newspapers, and magazines, and watch news programs regularly.
  6. English Proficiency: Enhance your English language skills by reading novels, newspapers, and magazines. Practice vocabulary, grammar, and comprehension passages. Focus on idioms, phrases, and sentence improvement.
  7. Logical and Analytical Reasoning: Sharpen your logical and analytical reasoning skills by solving puzzles, analogies, and critical reasoning exercises. Work on improving your ability to draw logical conclusions.
  8. Mathematics: Practice mathematics topics relevant to the exam, such as percentages, profit and loss, time-speed-distance, ratios, and averages. Work on speed and accuracy in solving mathematical problems.
  9. Legal Awareness: Stay updated with current legal developments and landmark judgments. Understand fundamental rights, legal terminology, and the Indian Constitution.
  10. Mock Tests and Practice Papers: Regularly take mock tests and practice papers to simulate exam conditions. This helps you assess your progress, identify weak areas, and improve time management.

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Understanding the MH CET Law syllabus and creating a study plan is fundamental for effective preparation. Regular practice, especially with mock tests and previous year’s papers, is crucial for familiarising oneself with the exam pattern and improving speed and accuracy.