For the third consecutive year, the highest score at the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH-CET) for engineering dipped. It stood at 196 as compared to 198 last year and 199 in 2010. The top score in health science, however, increased from 195 in 2011 to 196 this year.
On Friday, the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) announced scores of the top 25 students off the 3.34 lakh aspirants who took the test. In health sciences, the pass percentage of girls stood at 15.87 %, almost double that of boys - 8.78%.
“Results have been annou-nced a week earlier to speed up the admission process,” said Dr Pravin Shingare, director, DMER.