MAH CET 2020 is a prominent state management entrance test for admission to 300+ colleges in the state of Maharashtra. The exam was conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell on March 14 and 15, 2020 across 47 test cities. Due to the outbreak of Covid 19, the result date has been postponed. For further details you can check the official website of MAH CET.
Registration for MAH CET 2020 session was started on January 10, 2020 and the last date to apply was February 2. The exam is conducted annually in a computer based format. MAH CET 2020 application form was released by the State Common Entrance Test Cell of Mumbai.
200 Questions are put up for candidates to be attempted in 150 minutes. MAH CET 2020 Admit Cards was released on March 1, 2020. Admission process includes an aptitude test followed by a Centralized Admission Process. Candidates outside Maharashtra state are required to have valid CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT scores to apply for MBA colleges in MAH CET 2020 Counselling.
|Highlights of exams|
|Name of the exam||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test|
|Duration of test||150 minutes|
|Type of questions||MCQs|
|Total number of options per each question||5|
|Type of exam||State level PG|
|Validity of score||1 year|
|Conducting body||DTE Maharashtra|
|Total number of colleges accept CET score||330+ colleges|
The Government of Maharashtra has established an Admissions Regulating Authority and State Common Entrance Cell to conduct CETs (Common Entrance Tests)
|Start of MAH CET 2020 Registration||January 10, 2020|
|End of Registration ||February 22, 2020 (Extended)|
|Release of Admit Card||March 1, 2020|
|Exam Date||March 14 and 15, 2020|
|Declaration of MAH CET Result||To be announced later|
|Beginning of MAH CET 2020 CAP||4th Week of June 2020 (Tentative)|
|End of MAH CET 2020 CAP ||1st Week of August 2020|
DTE determines eligibility criteria for candidates who wish to apply for MAH MBA 2020 exam. It can be broadly classified into two types: the general eligibility criteria and norms to qualify as a candidate from Maharashtra.
5 eligible categories come under Maharashtra State candidature. Qualifying for any one of the categories will make the candidate eligible for Maharashtra State reservation.
Type 1 Maharashtra State Candidate
Type 2 Maharashtra State Candidate
Type 3 Maharashtra State Candidate
Type 4 Maharashtra State Candidate
Type 5 Maharashtra State CandidateJanuary
Notification for MAH CET was released on January 14, 2020. Application process was completely online and available for a window of 40-45 days from January to the last week of February.
Prior to commence the application process, candidates should make sure they have a valid email id and active contact number. In case candidates do not have the aforementioned they should create new credentials.
In addition to this qualification documents should be kept handy along with mode of payment to be opted by the candidate.
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Upload your scanned documents
Step 3: Form filling
In the next step, the candidates require to fill the form as per the given instruction. In this regard, you need to submit the detailed information like personal, academic and the contact details of the candidates.
Step 4: Payment of Fees
|Category||Fee of MAH CET 2020 Application form|
|Fees for General category aspirants||INR 1000|
|Fees for SC/ST and other backward class aspirants||INR 800|
In order to complete the registration process, the candidates are required to choose and click the ‘Register and Confirm’ ption. The final MAH CET 2020 Application will be sent to the aspirants through courier or post. In this stage, you do not need to submit any documents. Now, the applicants should check their MAH CET 2020 application status if they pay the application fee. It is noted that the aspirants need to submit the required documents during the time of registration for CET. The candidate registration to right allotment of candidates are determined by the State CET cell. This is the unique provision of registration, which is referred to as ‘one time’ measurement.
If the candidates require to make any change in the MAH CET 2020 Application form, then they need to login their account from the official website and then need to provide the application number and password. Now, the aspirants need to click the edit profile option for bringing changes in the form and then require to click the submit option.
Scanned Photograph and Signature in the below mentioned specifications are to be uploaded by the candidate. In case the requirements are not in the correct size and format, candidates can make use of the online available tools to resize their Photo and Signature.
|Size||Not more than 50 Kb||Between 10 Kb to 20 Kb|
|Background||Light Coloured( Preferably White)||Preferably White|
Payment of fees to register for MAH CET 2020 can be done via Debit card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS and Mobile Wallets. After successful payment of the application fees an e-receipt will be generated which indicates fee payment confirmation.
|Category||Application Fee in INR|
|Reserved (SC,ST, OBC,PWD)||800|
Candidates should make sure they do not press back or refresh the button while fee payment is under process, this can cause fee deduction twice.
DTE issued admit cards for MAH CET on its official website on March 1, 2020. Candidates who successfully registered and paid the application fee can download the same by entering their registration number and password.
Date of birth can also be used in place of password in DD/MM/YY format. Downloading the admit card well in advance is beneficial to avoid last minute hassle. Candidates should make a hard copy of the admit card and carry it to the test center with a photograph and valid Id proof.
|Candidates have to affix a photograph on the hall ticket (preferably the one used in the application form). Entry in the exam hall will not be granted without verifying the candidates photograph. |
As the entrance test is conducted in online mode candidates have to go through a certain biometric and identification process. Exam day instructions are mentioned on the admit card, candidates should go through them before appearing for the test.
|Centers in Maharashtra |
|Latur||Mumbai||Mumbai Sub Urban|
|Centers Outside Maharashtra|
|Topics||Number of questions||Maximum marks|
|Verbal ability/ Reading Comprehension||50||50|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50 ||50|
For each correct answer, the candidates will get one mark
There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.
DTE releases MAH MBA CET results along with the merit list. In 2019, 102851 candidates were included in the result list. No candidate scored perfect 100 percentile and many candidates had zero score count. 15 candidates were awarded 99.99 percentile with scores ranging from 153-164 out of 200.
For the past few Years. No candidate has scored a perfect 100 percentile in MAH CET. A range of scores correspond to candidates who acquire 99 percentile. The range varies depending on normalised scores, sectional scores and percentile calculation method. Candidates clearing MAH CET 2020 Cut Off will be called for further round of counselling.
MAH CET 2020 cut off marks vary from college to college and the seat allocation is dependent upon the cut off marks. There are several factors, which are considered for determining the cut off marks and these factors are such as the difficulty level of the question paper, total number of aspirants appearing in the entrance and the number of available seats.
|S. No.||Institute Name||Course||Cut off Marks|
|1||Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai||M.M.S||99.177|
|2||Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai||Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Business Management)||99.111|
|3||K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai||M.M.S.||98.195|
|4||Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai||M.M.S.||97.143|
|5||N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai||M.M.S.||95.93|
|6||S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai||M.M.S.||95.611|
|7||University of Pune – DMS (PUMBA), Pune||M.B.A.||93.739|
|8||Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai||M.M.S.||93.205|
|9||MET’s Institute of Management, Mumbai||M.M.S.||91.213|
|10||Chetana’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai||M.M.S.||90.286|
|11||Indian Education Society’s Management College & Research Centre, Mumbai||M.M.S.||89.57|
Declaration of MAH CET 2020 result will be followed by CAP ( Centralised Admission Process) . This will lead to admission into prominent management institutes like JBIMS, SIMSREE, KJ Somaiya, PUMBA and other 300+ colles=ges accepting MAH CET scores.
Tentative schedule of MAH CET 2020 Counselling process is tabulated below:
|Declaration of MAH CET 2020 Results||To be announced later|
|Notification for DTE CAP 2020||To be announced later|
|CAP Registration Begins||3rd Week of May 2020|
|Last date for CAP 2020 Registration||1st Week of June 2020|
|Start of CAP Document Verification||3rd Week of May 2020|
|Declaration of Provisional Merit List||1st Week of June 2020|
|Last date for Grievance Redressal||2nd Week of June 2020 (Might be varied)|
|Admission Reporting 2020||After Seat Allotment|
From June 2020 onwards, the registration for the counselling procedure of MAH CET 2020 is going to be scheduled (most likely), more specifically, after the result is out. There will be three rounds of confirmation exams and allotment of seats, which will be conducted by the Centralized Admission Process (CAP).
Online Web Counselling is the only one counselling process of MAH CET 2020.
Step 1: Online Registration
Step 2: Free Submission
During the submission time, the counselling fee is needed to pay, which is non-refundable.
|Applicant Category||Counselling fee|
|Candidates in reserved category||INR 1800|
|General category (candidates from Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra)||INR 2000|
Step 3: Document Verification
Step 4: Choice Filling
Step 5: Seat Allotment
Step 6: Reporting to Allotted Institute
Step 7: Confirmation Letter
Ques. Is it mandatory to appear for the MAH CET 2020 exam (even for those, who live in Maharashtra) for CAT?
Ans. Yes, the aspirants from Maharashtra also require to register their names and appear in MAH CET 2020 exam.
Ques. Is the MAH CET 2020 exam eligible for Bangladeshi Students?
Ans. The aspirants of Bangladesh will need to come under the category like OCI/PIO/Foreign Students. Out of 140 students, 6 seats are reserved for MAH CET 2020.
Ques. Is it necessary to appear for MAH CET 2020 if they have taken CAT?
Ans. If the candidates participate in CAP based exams like CAT/XAT/CMAT, they also need to register for MAH CET 2020 and require to take a print out of the application form.
Ques. Is it required to sit MAH CET 2020 for getting into Sri Balaji?
Ans. If your preferred college is Sri Balaji, then you need to appear at least one of those exams, such as MH-CET/CAT/XAT/CMAT.
Ques. Can the final year graduate students sit in the MAH CET 2020 exam?
Ans. Yes, the aspirants are eligible to apply for MAH CET 2020. However, do not forget to fetch the documents and marksheets in the counselling process.
Ques. Is it necessary to fill the PUMBA and JBIMS apart from MAH CET form?
Ans. The aspirants do not require to fill separate admission forms if you have submitted the MAH CET 2020 form.