MH CET 2020 – MHT CET Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus

MH CET 2020: Maharashtra Common Entrance Test MHT CET 2020 is conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra. MH CET registration 2020 shall commence from tentatively in the third week of January 2020. Candidates can submit the MHT CET Application Form 2020 till the last week of March 2020. MH CET is a state-level entrance exam is providing the admission to the 1st and direct 2nd year UG courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Architecture, and Hotel Management and Catering at the various Government and Private institutions located in the state of Maharashtra.

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MHT CET 2020 examination will be conducted in the second week of May 2020. From here, candidates can get the details related to the MH CET 2020 exam such as exam date, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility, result, counselling and admission procedure, etc.

Summary of MHT CET 2020 Exam

Examination Name Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET) – 2020
Known as MH CET
Exam Conducting Body Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra
Frequency of Examination Once a year
Offered Courses B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm./Pharm.D/B.Arch./BHMCT/B.Planning
Examination Level State Level
Official Websites http://cetcell.mahacet.org, http://www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in
Helpline Number 022-49150801

MH CET 2020

Important Exam Dates of MH CET 2020 Exam

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting Date of Online Application Form 3rd Week of January 2020
Last Date for Submission of Application Form 4th Week of March 2020
Last Date for Pay the Application fee 4th Week of March 2020
Downloading of Admit Card Last Week of April 2020
MHT CET 2020 Exam 2nd Week of May 2020
Announcement of Answer Key Last Week of May 2020
Declaration of Result 1st Week of June 2020
Downloading of Merit List 2nd Week of June 2020
Counselling Last Week of June 2020

Eligibility Criteria of MH CET 2020

Nationality

Candidates should be a citizen of India

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Age Limit

There is no age limit for appearing in the MHT CET 2020 examination.

Qualifying Examination

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Candidates should have passed or appeared in the 10+2 pattern examination or its equivalent examination from a recognized Board.

Candidature Types

1). Maharashtra Candidates

A candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type from the Type A to Type E as mentioned as follows.

Type Eligibility
Type A
For 1st year: Students should have passed the HSC or Diploma in Engineering Examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State

Students who are either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or born in Maharashtra.

For 2nd year Engineering: Candidates should have passed HSC and also Diploma in Engineering or Technology or Bachelor of Science or its equivalent examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State.

For 2nd year Pharmacy: Candidates should have passed HSC and Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution in Maharashtra State.

Candidates who are either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or born in Maharashtra.

Type B
A candidate who does not fall in Type-A, but who or whose Father or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile Certificate
Type C
A candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking and who has been posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date for submission of the Application Form for CAP.
Type D
A candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type-B, and Type-C but whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra Undertaking
Type E
For 1st year: Students should have passed the HSC Examination from a recognized institution located in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area or from Maharashtra, residing in the disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

For Direct 2nd year: Candidates should have passed HSC and also Diploma in Engineering and Technology or Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized institution from a Disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area or from Maharashtra, residing in the Disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and whose Mother tongue is Marathi.

2). All India Candidates

Candidates from the Indian Nationality are eligible under this category

3). Minority Candidates

Candidates from the domiciled of Maharashtra belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from within the State and as notified by the Government are eligible under this category.

4). Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates

a) The Children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or from unsafe border areas of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities.

b). The Children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belonging to military and paramilitary forces  transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorist activities and joined the post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission.

c). The Children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating terrorism are eligible under this category.

5). Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries, Foreign National.

Candidates from these categories are exempted from appearing for the MH CET 2020 examination.

Seat Reservation

The reservation of seats has mentioned in the table format below as per the candidate’s category wise. This reservation is applicable for the candidates who belong to the Maharashtra State only.

Category Reservation Percentages
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (SC) 13.0%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 7.0%
Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A) 3.0%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B) 2.5%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-C) 3.5%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-D) 2.0%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 19.0%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) 16.0%
Total 66.0%

 

  • Sons/Daughters of Defence service personnel – 5%
  • Persons with Disability – 5%
  • EWS candidates – 10%
  • Orphan Candidates – 1%
  • Female Candidates – 30%

Educational Qualification

Year and Course Eligibility
1st year – Engineering and Technology
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates.

Candidates should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects of Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical Vocational subject and obtained with 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

(or)

 Passed Diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 50% (40% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

Direct 2nd year (Lateral Entry) – Engineering and Technology
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates.

Student should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology with minimum of 45% (40% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks in appropriate branch of Engineering and Technology from recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (or) State/Central Government.

(or)

Passed B.Sc Degree recognized by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities with at least 45% marks and passed HSC with Mathematics as a subject.

1st year – Pharmacy
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates.

Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology and obtained 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

Candidature Types: NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National.

Candidate should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology with at least 50% marks.

Any other criterion declared from time to time by the appropriate authority as defined under the Act.

Direct 2nd year (Lateral Entry) – Pharmacy
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India Candidates.

Any other criterion declared from time to time by the appropriate authority as defined under the Act.

1st year – Pharm D
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates, NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National.

Candidates should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology and obtained 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

(or)

Passed Diploma in Pharmacy from institutes affiliated to State Board and having the approval of competent central authority and State Government with minimum of 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

1st year – Architecture
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant candidates.

Students should have passed HSC or its equivalent examinations with at least 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

(or)

Student should have passed full-time Diploma or its equivalent examination with subject of Mathematics as compulsory subject with minimum of 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks in aggregate recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (or) Central/State Government.

Candidature Types: NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National.

Students should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with at least 50% (40% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

(or)

Student should have passed full-time Diploma or its equivalent examination from recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (or) Central/State Government with the subject of Mathematics as compulsory subject with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

Bachelor of Planning
Candidature Type: Maharashtra State candidates, All India candidates, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant candidates.

Candidates should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects of Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Engineering Drawing or Computer Science or Biology or Technical Vocational subject and obtained with 50% (45% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

Candidature Types: NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National.

Candidates should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with subjects of Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Engineering Drawing or Computer Science or Biology or Technical Vocational subject and obtained with 50% marks.

1st year – Hotel Management and Catering Technology
Candidature Types: Maharashtra State Candidates, All India candidates, Jammu and Kashmir Migrant candidates.

Students should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination with at least 45% (40% for Backward class and PwD candidates in the Maharashtra State only) marks.

Candidature Types: NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National

Students should have passed HSC or its equivalent examination and secured with a minimum of 45% marks.

MH CET Application Form 2020

Students can start filling the application form of MHT CET 2020 Application Form who has met the eligibility criteria. The online registration will start in the 3rd week of January 2020. Aspirants may fill the application form via the online mode in the MHT CET 2020 examination. Here we have mentioned the application process for how to fill the application form.

How to fill MHT CET Application Form 2020?

Step 1: Registration

Applicants can register themselves for the MH CET 2020 examination through the registration process. In this stage, students must have to provide a valid email id and password for registering purposes. After submitting the details the unique Application/Registration number will be sent to the registered mail id.

Step 2: Uploading necessary documents

Candidates should log in with the valid details for filling up the remaining part of the application form. They have to submit personal details like Name, Father Name, Mother Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Caste, Educational Details, Communication address, etc. Finally, students must upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature in the format of JPEG. The scanned images of photograph size should be in the range of 15 – 50 KB and the signature size should be between 5 – 20 KB. Before submitting the entered details in the application form, candidates should check and ensure all the details on the application form.

Step 3: Application Fees

The applicant should have to pay the application fees for completing the application process. The application fee can be paid in the way of online mode such as Credit/Debit/Net Banking. Candidates can make a payment of the MHT CET 2020 examination by choosing any one of the options from the above-mentioned types.

Course Category Application Fees
1st year Engineering and Technology, Planning, Hotel Management and Catering Technology (Only JEE candidates) General candidates, Outside Maharashtra candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries Rs. 800/-
Reserved candidate and Person with Disabilities from Maharashtra state Rs. 600/-
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Foreign National Rs. 5000/-
1st-year Architecture General candidates, Outside Maharashtra candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries Rs. 800/-
Reserved candidate and Person with Disabilities from Maharashtra state Rs. 600/-
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Foreign National Rs. 5000/-
Direct 2nd year Engineering and Technology General candidates, Outside Maharashtra candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries Rs. 800/-
Reserved candidate and Person with Disabilities from Maharashtra state Rs. 600/-
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Foreign National Rs. 5000/-
Direct 2nd year Pharmacy General candidates, Outside Maharashtra candidates, and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries Rs. 800/-
Reserved candidate and Person with Disabilities from Maharashtra state Rs. 600/-
Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Foreign National Rs. 5000/-

Students are advised to download and keep safe the confirmation page for the proof of fees paid after the successful payments of application fees.

Step 4: Print the Application Form

Finally, Aspirants should have to download the filled application form from the official page of the MHT CET 2020. It is a must to keep safe the filled application form until the admission process over.

MH CET Exam Pattern 2020

Examination Mode Computer Based Test (CBT mode)
No. of Papers Paper-1 (Mathematics)

Paper-2 (Physics & Chemistry)

Paper-3 (Biology)

Medium of Question Papers English. Marathi, Urdu
Time Duration 90 Minutes (per paper)
No. of Questions Paper-1 – 50 Questions

Paper-2 – 100 Questions

Paper-3 – 100 Questions

Question Paper Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Maximum Marks 100 Marks

Question Pattern of MH CET 2020

Paper Subject Class XI Class XII Marks
Paper-1 Mathematics 10 40 50 X 2 = 100
Paper-2 Physics 10 40 50 X 1 = 50
Chemistry 10 40 50 X 1 = 50
Paper-3 Botany 10 40 50 X 1 = 50
Zoology 10 40 50 X 1 = 50

Marking Scheme of MHT CET 2020

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is conducted for 100 marks in the online mode of the examination. All the questions will be asked in the format of Objective/Multiple Choice Questions.

Question Types No. of Questions Marks Maximum Marks
Multiple Choice Questions Paper-1 – 50 Questions

Paper-2 – 100 Questions

Paper-3 – 100 Questions

Correct Answer: +1 Marks 100

For each correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark for Paper 1 and 2 marks for Paper 2 & Paper 3 and there are no negative marks for the incorrect responses. There are no marks that will be provided for unattempted questions.

MH CET 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus pattern of MHT CET 2020 examination is under the exam pattern in the level of 11th and 12th standard. MH CET syllabus consists of 20% of topics from the 11th standard and the remaining 80% of topics from the 12th standard. Below we have mentioned the syllabus of the MH CET from the subjects of concerned papers.

Subjects Important Topics
Physics
Class XI
  • Physical-world
  • Units and Measurements
  • Motion in a Straight Line
  • Motion in a Plane
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion
  • Oscillations
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanical Properties of Solids
  • Mechanical Properties of Fluids
  • Thermal Properties of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory
Class XII
  • Waves
  • Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  • Wave Optics
  • Electric Charges and Fields
  • Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
  • Current Electricity
  • Moving Charges and Magnetism
  • Magnetism and Matter
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  • Atoms
Chemistry
Class XI
  • Atomic Structure
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Stoichiometry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Acids, Bases, and Salts
  • Hydrogen and its Components
  • s-Block Elements
  • p-Block Elements
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
Class XII
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles of Metallurgy
  • p-Block Elements
  • d and f-Block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Organic Compounds containing C, H, and O
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Principles and Techniques of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compound containing Nitrogen
Mathematics
Class XI
  • Functions
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Matrices
  • Complex Numbers
  • De Moivre’s Theorem
  • Quadratic Expressions
  • Theory of Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Partial Fractions
  • Addition of Vectors
  • Product of Vectors
  • Trigonometric Ratios up to Transformations
  • Trigonometric Equations
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Hyperbolic Functions
  • Properties of Triangles
Class XII
  • Locus
  • Transformation of Axes
  • The Straight Line
  • Pair of Straight Lines
  • Circle
  • System of Circles
  • Parabola
  • Ellipse
  • Hyperbola
  • 3D Coordinates
  • Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
  • Plane
  • Limit and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Derivatives
  • Integration
  • Definite Integrals
  • Differential Equations Measures of Dispersion
  • Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Probability Distributions
Biology
Class XI Botany
  • Diversity in organisms
  • Biochemistry of Cell
  • Water Relations &Mineral Nutrition
  • Plant Growth & Development
  • Plants, Microbes, and Human welfare
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Systematic
Zoology
  • Structural Organization in Animals
  • Animal Tissues
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Respiration
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Human Health and Diseases
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
Class XII Botany
  • Diversity in Living World
  • Structure and Function of Cell
  • Structural Organisation in Plants and Plant Physiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Integral Organisation of Plants
  • Reproduction in Plants
Zoology
  • Diversity in Living World
  • Animal Diversity
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Structure and Function of Cell
  • Structural Organisation in Animals and Human Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Human Reproduction
  • Applied Biology
  • Genetic Engineering and Genomics

MH CET Preparation Tips

Candidates should make a plan to start their preparation to clear the MHT CET 2020 examination with the required percentage of marks. Here we have mentioned some useful tips for the preparation of the examination

  • Design a preparation time table before starting the exam preparation.
  • Aspirants should have to prepare the previous year question papers of MHT CET examination
  • Split the time for preparing the exam syllabuses
  • Take a number of online tests available in the mode of online
  • Spend more time to the toughest part of the syllabus

MH CET 2020 Admit Card

MHT CET Admit Card will be uploaded at the official page of the exam conducting authority for the candidates who have submitted the application in the online mode. The admit card will be available for download in the last week of April 2020. It is an important thing to bring on the examination day at the examination centre. Candidates can download MHT CET 2020 admit card by providing the necessary details in the mode of online at the official page. No candidate will not be permitted to participate in the entrance examination without having the admit card.

On the examination day, candidates are should have to bring any one of the ID proof (Aadhar, PAN, Passport), passport size photograph, Disability certificate, etc.

Note: If any problem occurs for downloading the hall ticket, candidates can contact the MHT CET helpline number.

How to Download MH CET 2020 Admit Card?
  1. Visit the official page of MHT CET dtemaharashtra.gov.in
  2. Check the appropriate option for Download MHT CET Admit card
  3. Provide the required details for downloading the hall ticket then submit it
  4. Finally, MHT CET 2020 Hall Ticket will appear on the screen.
  5. Take a printout for exam purposes.

Mentioned Details on the MH CET 2020 Hall Ticket

Candidates should check the mentioned details have been printed as correctly. Below we have mentioned the details to be checked on the examination admit card.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Photograph & Signature
  • Examination Date & Day
  • Timing and Session of the Exam
  • Examination Venue Details
  • Important Instructions to be followed on examination day

MH CET 2020 Examination Centre

MHT CET 2020 examination will be conducted in various districts and cities situated in the state of Maharashtra. There are some exam conducting cities are mentioned as follows.

Ahmednagar Dhule Mumbai Pune
Amravati Gadichiroli Mumbai Sub Urban Parbhani
Akola Gondia Nandurbar Raigad
Aurangabad Hingoli Nashik Ratnagiri
Bhandara Jalgaon Nanded Solapur
Bhuldana Jalna Nagpur Satara
Beed Kolhapur Osmanabad Sindhudurga
Chandrapur Latur Palghar Thane

MH CET Answer Key 2020

The exam conducting authority will announce the answer key after the examination has been completed. Candidates can download the answer key from the official website by login with valid credentials. From the Answer Key, aspirants can know the correct and incorrect responses in the examination. Students can calculate the average score in the entrance examination through the verifying their responses with the downloaded answer key.

Candidates can raise their objections for any questions or answers that they are thinking wrong. If any queries or complaints against the answer key, aspirants should have to submit their suggestions or opinions to that the concerned answer on the due date.

MH CET 2020 Result

After the examination concludes, MHT CET 2020 result will be released in the online mode of the official page by the concerned exam authority. Students who have participated in the MH CET 2020 examination can check their results by login with sufficient details such as application number and password. Approximately the result will be announced in the first week of June 2020. The merit list will be prepared for the MH CET 2020 qualified candidates for participating in the counselling process.

How to Download MH CET 2020 Result?
  1. Go to the official page of MHT CET dtemaharashtra.gov.in
  2. Select the option for MHT CET Results 2020
  3. Enter the needed details then submit it
  4. MH CET 2020 Result will display on the screen.
  5. Take a printout for further admission purposes.

MH CET 2020 Score Card / Merit List

The merit list will be prepared by the concerned authority for the exam qualified candidates. Candidates can get admission at various Government and Private colleges based on merit list obtained in the MH CET 2020 examination. The score will be downloaded by the eligible candidates who will participate in the counselling on the official page. The scorecard contains details about the examiner and examination details.

Details Mentioned in MHT CET 2020 Score Card
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Registration Number
  • Caste and Gender of candidate
  • Obtained Rank
  • Paper attempted by the candidate
  • Paper wise score
  • Reservation Category
  • MH CET Score and Total Marks

MH CET Cutoff 2020

MHT CET cutoff is the necessary thing to get admission to an institution based on the reservation and marks obtained in the MHT CET 2020 examination. The participating institutions are will release their opening and closing rank for providing admission for the courses. Students should visit the official page of the concerned participated institution for knowing more details about the eligible cutoff marks.

MH CET 2020 Counselling

Counselling will be conducted for all the shortlisted candidates in the entrance examination of MHT CET 2020. MH CET Counselling shall commence from tentatively in June 2020. The counselling will be in the online mode. Aspirants should log in to participating institutes to checking the eligible cutoff marks for the specific courses. They have to check the reservation policy and seat availability of the participating institution through its counselling conducting authority. Based on the merit list they can get admission from the participating institution across the Maharashtra State.

The seat will be finalized by the allotted institution after the verification process has been done. In the verification, process candidates should submit the original documents at the time of counselling. Students should report the allotted institution to confirm the seat availability or else the admission will be cancelled and allocated to another candidate. Students are advised to check the Counselling Procedure, Counselling Schedule, seat availability of the participating institutions/colleges by visiting the MH CET official page

Documents needed for Counselling Procedure
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • SSLC/HSC Mark Sheets
  • Community Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • PwD Certificate
  • MH CET 2020 Admit card

Candidates must bring the above-mentioned documents for the verification and admission process at the allotted institution/college.