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Important Update: Registration process for MAH CET 2020 Exam has started on January 10 and will close it on February 15, 2020. MAH CET exam for MBA/MMS Admission 2020 in Maharashtra will be held on March 14 and 15, 2020. Read More  


What is MAH CET Exam?
MAH CET 2020 is an important MBA entrance exam for admission 2020. It’s scores are accepted by more than 330 MBA colleges including some of the best MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, among others. 


MAH CET 2020: An Overview

MAH CET 2020 MCA exam application process is open from January 15, to February 22, 2020. MAH MCA CET 2020 exam will be conducted on 28th March 2020 in multiple sessions as computer based test. The exam will be conducted by State Common Entrance Cell (CET Cell), Government of Maharashtra.  MAH MCA CET 2020 exam offers admission opportunity to first or second year of three years MCA course offered by the post graduate colleges in Maharashtra - both to Maharashtra State (MS) and Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) candidates. Read More


MAH CET 2020: Exam Highlights
One of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exam – MAH CET 2020 has following key features:

MAH CET 2020 Conducting Body
State CET Cell - Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Number of MBA colleges under MAH CET 2020 Exam
Top MBA Colleges in MAH CET 2020
JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA, Welingkar, IESMCRC, CIMR, N L Dalmiya, SIES
MBA Seats Available for Admission 2020
Mode of MAH CET 2020 Exam
Computer Based Test
Exam Dates
March 14 & 15, 2020
Testing Window
2 days, 4 sessions
Test Duration
150 Minutes (2½ Hours)
Scoring Pattern
+1 for correct answer
Negative Marking in MBA CET 2020
No Negative marking for wrong answer
MBA CET 2020 Application Fee
Rs.1000/- for OMS candidates
Rs.  800/- for MS candidates
MBA CET 2020 Score Validity for Admission
For MBA Admission 2020
Admission Process through MBA CET 2020
Through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra in June/July
Total Questions in MAH MBA CET
200 (All MCQs)
Sectional Division of Exam
4 Sections (Effectively 3) with varying number of Questions in Each Section
MBA CET 2020 Test Sections with number of questions
Logical Reasoning-75; Abstract Reasoning-25; Quantitative Aptitude-50; Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension-50 questions
Choice of Answer Options
Exam Difficulty Level
Required Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
Importance of Taking MAH MBA CET 2020
Last MBA CET which offers MBA admission opportunity in 2020 in more than 330 MBA colleges in Maharashtra
MAH CET Application process

MAH CET 2020 Exam: Important Dates
Following are the important dates for MAH CET 2020 exam:

Important Date
Notification Release Date
January 9, 2020
Contains MAH CET 2020 Schedule
Registration Start Date
January 10, 2020
Only Online Registration
Registration & Exam Fee
Rs.1000 for Open category
Rs.800 for Reserved category
Fee to be paid Online only
Last date to apply
February 15, 2020
Date is sometimes Extended
Admit card Download Start date
March 1, 2020
Available through Candidate Login
Last Date for Printing of Application Form
March 15, 2020
Download from MAH CET website
Last date to Download MAH CET Admit Card
March 15, 2020
Last date of MAH CET exam
Exam Dates
March 14 & 15, 2020
Computer Based Test in Multiple sessions (2 sessions on each day)
Result Declaration
March 31, 2020
Result with Score Card is available on official MAH CET website 

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MAH CET 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern consists of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) divided in 3 broad sections. The exam is free from negative marking. 

MAH CET 2020 Section name
Number of questions
Mark per question
Total marks for the section
Logical Reasoning
Abstract Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension
Total marks for the test

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Top MBA Colleges
Top MBA Colleges including JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA among others will offer admission on the basis of MAH CET 2020 exam scores and DTE CAP 2020. The exam score is accepted for admission in more than 300 MBA colleges in Maharashtra. Read More  


Registration Process
MAH MBA CET Registration process is online and closes on February 15, 2020. The application is accepted for MBA admission to 1st Year of 2 year full time Post Graduate Degree course in Management (MBA/MMS) in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the Maharashtra State.


MAH CET 2020 registration Fee is Rs.800/- for Maharashtra State (MS) candidates and Rs.1000/- for All India Category (OMS) candidates. Read More about MAH CET Registration Process


Exam Syllabus

MAH CET Syllabus with key changes in the topics for the question paper has already been released by DTE Maharashtra State CET Cell. Check here the revised  MAH CET syllabus


MBA Intake 2020: Maharashtra & Outside Maharashtra candidates

  • There are about 40,000 MBA/MMS 2020 seats available in MBA colleges of Maharashtra.
  • 15% to 35% seats are available in JBIMS and other Maharashtra MBA colleges for All India category (OMS) candidates who appear in MAH MBA CET 2020 or apply through other National level exams as prescribed by DTE Maharashtra
  • 65% to 85% Seats are available for different categories of Maharashtra State (MS) candidates through MAH CET exam

MAH CET 2020 Admit Card Download: Starts from March 1, 2020
All the candidates who have successfully registered and have paid the requisite MAH CET exam fee can download their MAH CET call letter wef March 1, 2020 from official website link for MBA/MMS CET 2020 exam through candidate login. The last date for MAH CET Admit card download is March 15, 2020. Check here to know how to download MAH CET Admit card


Exam Preparation
MAH CET preparation, as per the experts should be planned as per the MAH CET syllabus and the exam pattern. Reasoning with 50% weightage in MAH MBA CET exam is one of the key areas to crack the exam with high score. Past MAH CET toppers suggest following preparation tools:

  • Read and practice with Best Preparation Books For MAH CET
  • Practice more on a variety of Reasoning questions
  • Scan MAH CET syllabus and prepare on all the topics
  • Improve your Reading speed for RC passages and for Reasoning problems
  • Practice with previous MAH CET test papers and Mock tests
  • Learn to Manage Time as 150 Minutes are available to attempt 200 questions Read More about How to Prepare for MAH CET

JBIMS Mumbai Admission Process 
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), University of Mumbai will offer Admission to its two years full time MMS 2020-22 batch through Centralised Admission Process (CAP) to be conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra in June 2020 after MAH CET Result declaration. The registration and application process for DTE CAP 2020 will open around May 15, 2020 and will be online process.


JBIMS Mumbai admission policy and admission process for MMS 2020-22 batch is not changed so far and therefore the B-school will accept CAT 2019, MAHCET 2020 and CMAT 2020 scores for All India candidates.


Although JBIMS does not announce individual cut offs but the JBIMS MAH-CET cut offs as announced by DTE Maharashtra after different CAP rounds reveal a percentile cut off at 98-99.


Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra conducts MAH MBA CET exam every year along with other CETs for admission to Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, MCA and other courses on different dates. The information bulletin and notification for MAH MBA CET was released by State CET Cell on January 9, 2020.


Last year 102851 candidates appeared in the MAH MBA CET exam. No candidate had scored 100 percentile. 15 Candidates with 153-164 Score were Awarded Highest Percentile of 99.99. There are many candidates who score zero marks in the exam yet they score some positive percentile. Read More


Q. What are the MAH CET 2020 Exam dates?
A. MAH CET 2020 exam dates are March 14, & March 15, 2020.


Q. How many MAH CET testing slots are there in one day?
A. There are two slots of MAH CET exam in a day – morning and afternoon.

Q. When MAH CET 2020 Registration process opens?
A. MAH MBA CET 2020 registration and application has opened on January 10, 2020


Q. What is the last date to apply for MAH CET exam 2020?
A. The last date to apply for MAH CET 2020 is February 15, 2020


Q. What is the application fee for MAH CET 2020?
A. The application fee is different for different categories. For All India category/open category it is Rs.1000/-, for Maharashtra State reserved category it is Rs.800/-


Q. If I have passed graduation in 2017 can I give MAH CET 2020?
A. Yes, you are eligible to appear in MAH CET 2020 provided you fulfil other eligibility criteria.


Q. How many number of attempts are possible in MAH CET?
A. You can appear in MAH CET any number of times till you get a good MBA college.


Q. Is there any age restriction to appear in MAH CET 2020?
A. No,  there is no such age restriction prescribed by DTE Maharashtra for MAH CET 2020.


Q. What is the eligibility criteria of MAH CET 2020?
A. Minimum eligibility is 50% marks in graduation in any discipline.


Q. Can I edit my birth of day after payment of MAH CET 2020?
A. You can edit the information before clicking on submit button for MAH CET Application 2020.


Q. When registration will start for MBA CET 2020?
A. Registration process has already started on January 10, 2020


Q What is the date of examination of MAH CET 2020?
A. MAH CET 2020 exam dates are march 14 & 15, 2020


Q. What is the exam pattern of MAH CET 2020?
A. MAH CET 2020 is computer based exam of two and half hours duration.


Q.What is the exam syllabus of MAH CET 2020?
A. MAH CET 2020 exam syllabus covers topics on logical & Abstract Reasoning; Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & comprehension.


Q. Can I apply to colleges outside Maharashtra with MAH CET score?
A. A few colleges outside Maharashtra also accept MAH CET score, you can apply to those colleges


Q. Who will conduct MAH CET 2020?
A. DTE Maharashtra through its State CET Cell will conduct MAH CET 2020.


Q. What is the MAH CET application fees? Is there any fee relaxation for non-Maharashtra candidates?
A. MAH CET application fee is Rs.1000/- for open category candidates of All India and Maharashtra category alike. The fee for reserved category candidates of Maharashtra State is Rs.800. There is no fee relaxation for Non-Maharashtra candidates


Q. When will MAH CET result be announced?
A. MAH CET 2020 Result date is March 31, 2020


Q. What is the admission process through MAH CET?
A. After declaration of MAH CET 2020 result, DTE Maharashtra will open the registration process for Centralized Admission process (CAP) in mid May 2020. The CAP will start in the month of June and will have 3 to 5 selection rounds. The seat in MBA colleges will be allotted as per the CAP merit lists


Q. Is MAH CET counselling cut off-based?
A. Yes, cut offs in final merit list are calculated based on entrance exam performance, academic profile, achievements, work experience and other components. The cut offs are not applied to call for the counselling process.


Q. I have completed graduation from correspondence. Am I eligible to apply for MAH CET MBA?  
A. If your graduation is duly approved by UGC/AIU and has been a three years course, you are eligible to apply.  

Register for MAH CET exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 09-01-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Registration – Online: 10-01-2020 10:00 AM to 15-02-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-03-2020 10:00 AM to 15-03-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:00 (Confirm), Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 31-03-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)

MAH CET toppers

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MBA CET 2020

MBA CET 2020 is the common entrance test for MBA/MMS admission 2020 in 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra. Among the Common Entrance Tests (CETs) for various courses, the MBA CET is the specific MBA entrance exam conducted by DTE Maharashtra.


MAH MBA CET offers opportunity of MBA admission 2020 in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, N L Dalmia, CIMR and other top MBA colleges. Through the MAH CET MBA exam not only Maharashtra State domicile candidates get admission in MBA colleges in Maharashtra but also 15% seats in the top MBA colleges of Maharashtra are reserved for All India category candidates. 

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MAH CET Eligibility 2020

MAH CET 2020 eligibility criteria has been released by Government of Maharashtra on January 9, 2020. The candidates can check below their eligibility to apply for MAH CET 2020 exam.


MAH CET 2020 application process has started on January 10, 2020 and will close on February 15, 2020. MAH CET exam dates are March 14 & 15, 2020. The exam offers MBA admission opportunity in 330+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra. The exam is conducted in multiple slots as computer based test.


MAH CET Eligibility: Key Points
Following are the major points that determine the eligibility criteria to appear in MAH CET 2020 exam

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MBA CET Registration & Application process

MAH CET Registration 2020 has opened on January 10, 2020. The last date for fill in and submit MAH CET Application Form is February 15, 2020.


MAH CET 2020 is an important state level MBA entrance exam with moderate difficulty level for MBA admission 2020 in many top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, PUMBA among others. The exam dates are March 14 and 15, 2020.


MAH CET 2020 is an online computer based test. The exam consists of 200 questions of MCQ type and is divided into 3 major sections. The exam duration is of 2½ hours. There is no negative marking for wrong answer.  .

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MAH CET Pattern 2020

MAH CET 2020 exam for MBA/MMS admission will be held on March 14 & 15, 2020. MAH MBA CET 2020 will be held in multiple slots as an online computer based test. MAH CET leads to admission in AICTE/UGC approved MBA/MMS/ PGDM courses in 300+ MBA colleges across the state of Maharashtra. No structural and content based changes in MAH MBA CET 2020 exam are announced by DTE Maharashtra. 

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MAH CET Syllabus 2020

MAH CET Syllabus 2020 has been released by DTE Maharashtra. The syllabus is broadly split into three sections although there are four sections in  the MAH CET 2020 question paper. The MAH CET syllabus topics are at par with the syllabus prescribed for other national and state level MBA entrance exams. DTE Maharashtra will conduct MAH CET 2020 exam on March 14 & 15, 2020 in multiple sessions in 47 test cities for MBA/MMS admission 2020 in more than 330 MBA colleges of Maharashtra State.    

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MAH CET 2019 Exam Analysis

MAH CET 2020 analysis will be released immediately after the MAHCET exam is over on March 14 & 15, 2020. The MAH CET 2020 analysis by to be published here will consist of following:

Overall Exam Structure with key changes

Exam Difficulty Level

Section wise MAH CET exam analysis

Expected cut offs for JBIMS, SIMSREE and others

Exam Analysis by other top preparation institutes like CL, IMS, TIME


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MAH CET Admit Card 2020

MAH CET 2020 Admit card will be released on March 1, 2020 by DTE Maharashtra for MBA/MMS exam. Candidates can download their MAH CET 2020 call letter from official website link for MBA/MMS CET 2020 exam. 


MAH CET 2020 Admit Card Download: Important Dates

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MAH CET 2019 Cut off

MAH CET 2019 cut offs may remain low as compared to last year as the highest percentile of 99.99 in MAH CET 2019 has gone down at 164 this year as compared to 165 last year. The result of MAH MBA CET 2019 exam has been declared on March 31, 2019. Number of candidates looking for admission in MBA programmes in Maharashtra has gone up to 102851 in 2019 as compared to 98606 last year. So there are more candidates per MBA seat and this may keep the MAH CET 2019 cut off high. 

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MAH CET Exam Centres 2020

MAH CET 2020 exam centres are 49. DTE Maharashtra has announced the locations of MAH CET exam centres 2020. The MAH CET exam dates are March 14 & 15, 2020. DTE does not announce the venues of the MAH CET centres and the list of MAH CET MBA exam centres consists of the cities for MAH CET MBA exam centres. The MAH CET Centres 2020 are located across the country although maximum number of MAH CET test centres are in the state of Maharashtra alone. 


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MAH CET 2019 Answer Key

MAH CET 2019 Answer keys on the lines of other national level exams are expected to be released by DTE Maharashtra before declaration of MAH CET result in the 3rd week of March, 2019. Since, MAH CET is a two days, four session exam, it would be not be easy for DTE Maharashtra to release the MAH CET answer keys for MBA exam. Besides, DTE Maharashtra has not yet announced whether it would release the MAH CET Answer Key 2019 Pdf wherefrom you could download MAH CET exam response keys 2019. 

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MAH CET Result

MAH CET Result 2020 will be declared on March 31, 2020 by DTE Maharashtra. The MAH MBA CET 2020 Result will open admission opportunity in JBIMS, PUMBA, SIMSREE and more than 300+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra for the MBA/MMS batch 2020-22. DTE has announced the MAH CET 2020 exam result date as March 31, 2020. Going by the past trends it can be expected that DTE Maharashtra may declare the MAH CET result before the announced result date.


MAH CET 2020 Exam for admission to MBA/MMS 2020 is to be held on March 14 and 15, 2020 in 4 slots across the 47 test cities in India. No candidate in MAH CET scores 100 percentile although many candidates score 99.99 percentile in the score range of 150 to 165.  


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MAH CET 2019 DTE CAP Round

JBIMS MMS Admission 2019: Autonomous Status Restored
JBIMS Mumbai has been granted Autonomous status for the academic session 2019-20 by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on September 2, 2019. In its judgement disposing the petition against the order of Mumbai High Court which restored the Autonomous status of JBIMS Mumbai, students approached Supreme Court to grant Non-Autonomous status to JBIMS, the Supreme Court has found that the decision of the High Court should be upheld and let JBIMS remain an Autonomous college under Mumbai University.


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MAH CET 2019 Final Merit List

After completion of the MAH CET 2019 CAP round document verification process, DTE Maharashtra will display the provisional Merit List for MBA 2019 admission. The display of final Merit List MBA 2019 is scheduled after submission of grievances in the first week of July 2019.


The document verification at FCs for MAH CET CAP round which starts in June 2019 first week will end in last week of June 2019. The CAP rounds are conducted with the provision to make seat allotments in MBA colleges in Maharashtra after conduct of three MAH CET CAP Rounds.

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MAH CET Preparation 2020

MAH CET 2020 Preparation for MAH MBA CET 2020 exam on March 14 & 15, 2020, with an aim to get admission in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya and other top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score must be started well in advance as per the revised MAH CET exam pattern and syllabus. 


In view of the experts and past MAH CET exam toppers, the preparation for MAH CET exam must be well defined. A key component in MAH CET preparation strategy is your MAH CET preparation time schedule as per MAH CET 2020 exam pattern and MAH CET exam syllabus for all the 200 questions divided in 4 test sections of MAH CET.  

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MAH CET Sample Paper 2020

MAH CET 2020 Sample Paper to guide about the MAH CET question paper 2020 has been released by DTE Maharashtra along with the release of MAH CET Notification and beginning of registration on January 9, 2020. You can download MAH CET sample paper from the official DTE Maharashtra website for MAH-MBA CET 2020 exam. There is more than a month to practice for MAH CET exam after the MAH CET Practise Paper 2020 Download is made available at DTE website.


Besides, with the help of MAH CET Sample paper or Model MAH CET Question paper, you can well familiarize yourself with the exact nature and pattern of MAH CET actual test paper.


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DTE CAP 2019 for MBA/MMS Admissions

MBA/MMS Admission 2019 Delayed
Pending decision on the Autonomy Status of JBIMS Mumbai and presentation of Fake score cards in CAP rounds, the MBA/MMS Admission process 2019 across Maharashtra has come to a stand-still. Following the decision by High Court of Maharashtra, the CET Cell of DTE Maharashtra on August 3 announced the Seat allotment status of JBIMS Mumbai for 120 CAP seats, but the stay by Supreme Court of India on Aug 14 directing to maintain status quo, the MBA/MMS admission process for 2019-21 batch has stopped again 

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MMS Colleges

DTE Maharashtra has released a list of 325 MMS colleges located across Maharashtra. These MMS colleges have to participate in Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra after the result of MAH CET exam is declared.


The 325 MMS colleges accepting MAH CET score have total intake of 35000 seats in various management programmes offered by them. Some of the top MMS colleges include JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, DY Patil Pune among others. 

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MAH CET Percentile Predictor 2020

You will be eager to know your MAH CET 2020 percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate MAH CET percentile calculation, after taking your MAH CET exam in March 2020. The best MAH CET percentile predictor should give you the nearest MAH CET percentile calculation so that you may come to know whether you would be shortlisted by the top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya among others for MBA/MMS/PGDM admission 2020 based on your MAH CET predictions of your percentile score.


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