Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MBA)

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MAH CET (MBA) Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra (DTE MH)
  • Courses:MBA , MMS
  • Streams:Management

MAH CET (MBA) 2021: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Updated On - May 13 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 is also known as the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test and is conducted annually at State level for Post Graduate students for MBA and MMS courses by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. This exam is organized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra Government. On qualifying, this exam applicants can get admission in various Business Schools of Maharashtra. The MBA CET 2021 exam date will be announced soon. To know more about the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test the applicants can go through the full article below.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the MAH CET (MBA) 2021 exam status from the below table:
Exam statusOfficial notification is yet to release

Latest Update

MH CET MBA Exam 2021 Syllabus has been released.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Important Dates

Students can check tentative MAH CET exam dates for various events:

MAH CET MBA 2021 Exam Date(Tentative)
EventsDates 2021
Starting of online registrationMay 2021
Last date to applyMay 2021
Release of Hall TicketJune 2021
MAH CET 2021 ExamJune 2021
Declaration of resultJuly 2021
Beginning of counsellingJuly 2021

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Application Form

Applicants can apply for the MAH CET 2021 from May 2021 tentatively on the official website. Check the given below information of MAH CET 2021 Application Form:
  • Candidates have to register themselves for further process by entering the name, contact details and email.
  • After registration ID and password will generate.
  • Fill all the information in MAH CET online application form such as personal details, qualification and so on.
  • Upload the scanned copy of required documents like photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Make payment through online mode only, no mode accepted by the authority.
  • Candidates are advised to take the print out of application fees e-receipt for future reference.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Application Fee 

The MAH CET 2021 application fees details can be checked in the table below:

Payment Mode - Application form processing fees as stated below is to be paid through online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees.
MH CET Examination Fees 2021
For Open Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidatesRs 1000/-
For SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only. Rs 800/-

Fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian resident (NRI, OCI, PIO) to be eligible to apply for his exam.
  • Educational Qualification Required: The candidate should have completed their Bachelor’s degree from a recognised body.
  • Appearing: The final year graduate students can also apply.
  • Minimum required marks: The general category candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 50% marks and OBC /PwD of Maharashtra state must have a minimum aggregate of 45% marks. 

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates can refer to this section to know all about the MAH CET exam pattern 2021 and the marking scheme.
  • Mode of exam: The exam would be conducted through Online mode (Computer-based test).
  • A total number of questions: The question paper will contain a total of 200 questions.
  • Question type: The question paper will contain multiple-choice questions.
  • Exam Language: The question paper would only be available in the English language.
  • Exam Duration: The candidates will get 150 minutes to solve the question paper.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will consist of 200 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will be given 1 mark.
The candidates can check the pattern of question distribution and marks given in the table hereby:
Section-Wise MAH CET Question Pattern 2021
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks

Logical Reasoning



Abstract Reasoning



Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension



Quantitative Aptitude






MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Syllabus

The MAH CET 2021 Syllabus will include the following subjects: Logical and Abstract Reasoning and Verbal and Comprehension Ability, Quantitative Aptitude. The subject wise information about the topics is given hereby:
  • Quantitative Aptitude: It includes the question about Accuracy, Number System, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Work, Speed and Distance, Average, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, etc. 
  • Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension: This portion is used to check the reading ability of the candidates and it includes Comprehension, Verb, Adjective, Antonym, Synonym, One Word, Errors, etc.
  • Logical and Abstract reasoning: This portion will include Relationship, Puzzles. It is for checking the candidate’s decision-making power. 

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Admit Card

The MAH CET Admit Card 2021 will be available through online mode. The candidates must have their admit cards with them on the exam day without which they would not be allowed to appear for the exam. The other details for the same are as follows:
  • The candidates need to enter their application/registration number and password to download their admit card.
  • Also, the candidates need to take out a print-out of their admit card for further admission procedure. The candidates must also bring a photo id proof which is valid on the examination day.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Result

The MAH CET result 2021 would be announced on the official portal. The candidates can check the other details for Result below:
  • The candidates need to enter their login credentials and hence check their results.
  • The candidates need to take out a print out of their scorecard/rank card for further admission procedure.
  • Also, a merit list will be released online for the counselling process.
  • The candidates can participate in the counselling process as per their merit. In the case of a tie between the candidates, the first resolution will be based on the marks which the candidate has got and in case of a tie again the older candidate would be getting the preference.

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Cut Off

The individual colleges accepting MAH CET 2021 scores would be declaring their individual MAH CET Cut Off 2021 marks. The category wise cut off would be released by institutions. The candidate who will get the cut off marks would qualify the MAH CET exam and therefore will be eligible to get admission into the MBA programs offered by the institutions.
The various factors that would be taken into consideration while deciding the cut off marks are as follows: The difficulty level of the exam, Number of candidates qualifying, Number of test-takers, Number of available seats in colleges, reservation policy, etc. 

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Counselling

The MAH CET counselling 2021 will start after the results would be declared in various institutions and colleges. Please check the details for the same below:
  • The candidates can check the updates regarding counselling on the website.
  • The candidates would be allotted to the management colleges based on their merit.
  • The counselling will take place through the online mode and the candidates are required to report at the allotted colleges for the counselling process.
  • The centralized admission process (CAP) will be organized by DTE Maharashtra for allotting the seats.
  • Also, the candidate's students are supposed to book their seats according to their priority of colleges and the course.
  • The candidates will also have to show the relevant documents during the admission process for the document verification rounds.

MAH MBA CET 2021 Reservation Policy

Candidates can check the reservation of as per the different categories mentioned below.

CategoryReservation Percentage (%)
Schedule Caste and Scheduled Caste Convert to Buddhism 13.0
Schedule Tribes7.0
Vimukta Jati/ De Notified Tribes3.0
Nomadic Tribes 12.5
Nomadic Tribes 23.5
Nomadic Tribes 32.0
Other Backward Class 19.0
Socially and Educationally Backward Class16.0
Total 66.0

MAH MBA CET 2021 Score Accepting Institutes

Below are some of the top institutes in Maharashtra which provide admission based on MAH MBA CET 2021 scores:

  1. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai
  2. Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
  3. Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune, Pune
  4. Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai
  5. K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR), Mumbai
  6. Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, Navi Mumbai
  7. N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  8. MIT School of Business (MITSOB), Pune
  9. MIT School of Management (MITSOM), Pune
  10. Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  11. Chetana’s Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai
  12. Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune
  13. SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai
  14. MET Institute of Management, Mumbai
  15. Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai
  16. Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resource Development, Tathawade
  17. ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
  18. IES Management Institute, Mumbai
  19. Rizvi Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
  20. Atharva Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Test Centres

MBA Common Entrance Test is going to be held in many cities of Maharashtra as well in other cities of India too. Check the exam centre list below:

Mumbai suburbGondia
Test Centre outside Maharashtra
  1. Patna
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Bangalore
  4. Jaipur
  5. Hyderabad
  6. Kolkata
  7. Panaji
  8. Ranchi
  9. Delhi / Delhi NCR
  10. Gandhinagar
  11. Lucknow

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Highlights

The highlights of the MAH CET 2021 are as follows:

Exam Name                                                 

MAH CET (MBA) 2021


Maharashtra Common Entrance Test For MBA

Exam Level               

State Level

Courses Offered      

Management Courses

Conducting Body     

Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra

MAH CET MBA 2021 Application Mode    


Exam Mode              


Official Website

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Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra

The Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra has more than 2000 educational institutions in the state use DTE Maharashtra exams. The Directorate conducts entrance test including MH-CET, the state entrance test for admission in technical institute degree courses, including Diploma courses for Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Hotel Management and catering technology.


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MAH CET (MBA) Important Dates

MAH CET 2021 Exam Date28 Apr, 29 Apr 2021
MAH CET 2021 Form Date20 Feb - 20 Mar 2021 (Tentative)
Result Date17 Apr 2021 (Tentative)

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MBA) Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1English & Logical Reasoning75175
2 Abstract Writing25125
3Quantitative Aptitude50150
4Verbal Ability50150

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

20 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

20 Mar 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 20 Mar 2021
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