CET/NEET is conducted by the Director of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Mumbai, which is designated as the Competent Authority for the written examinations by the Government of Maharashtra. It is a single exam conducted for selection to all the degree courses in Engineering, Health Science, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry. This year, CET/NEET will be conducted on 1st week of May 2011.

There are two Competitive Authorities who will preside Counseling and Allotment of Seats however – DMER for Health Sciences, and Director of Technical Education, Mumbai for Engineering and Pharmacy.

Pattern of Examination:
The entrance exam for engineering entrance will consist of two papers of 1 and a half hours each:

1. Physics & Chemistry (50+50 marks)
2. Mathematics (100 marks)

The questions asked in CET/NEET will be objective type with 4 options in each question. Students are not marked for any wrong question and therefore no negative marking is done in the exam, So the students are allowed to attempt all the questions. The syllabus of the exam will be same as HSC Examination of Board of Maharashtra.