Maharashtra Master in Architecture CET

Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode

MAH M.ARCH CET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (SCETC MH)
  • Courses:M.ARCH
  • Streams:Architecture

MAH M.Arch CET 2023: Application Form(Soon), Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date(Announced)

Updated On - March 01 2023 by Akriti Maurya

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Registration will probably start in March 2023. Maharashtra Architecture Common Entrance Test 2023 will be 30-04-2023, as per the tentative notification by State Common Entrance Test Cell (State CET Cell), Maharashtra State. This exam aims to enroll the eligible candidates in the Post Graduate Technical course in Architecture (M. Arch). The exam is conducted once every year. In order to score good marks, the applicants must read and prepare from the MAH M.Arch CET Study Materials and Question Papers. Candidates need to carefully go through the eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. The applicants must read the complete article to know all about MAH M.Arch CET 2023.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the MAH M.Arch CET 2023 exam status from the below table:


Maharashtra Master in Architecture CET 2023 Status

Tentative Dates announced by the authorities.
Latest Updates:
  • MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Application Form has been released on 22 March 2023 on the official website. The last date to apply is 11 May 2023. Candidates can apply here--- Apply Now.
  • MAH M.Arch CET 2023 is going to be held on 02 August 2023.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Important Dates

The test is conducted in the online mode, those who have filled the application form can check the below table for more dates about MAH M.Arch CET 2023:

MAH M.Arch 2023 Dates
EventsImportant Dates 
Application Form March, 2023
Last date to apply for MAH M.Arch CET March, 2023
Application form reopenApril, 2023
MAH M.Arch CET 2023 exam date30 April, 2023

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Application Form

MAH M. Arch CET 2023 Application form has been released. Candidates can apply for the M.Arch CET exam by visiting the official website. Check all the details about MAH M.Arch Common Entrance Test 2023 Registration mentioned below:

  • The Application form is available on the official website of CET Cell.
  • Candidates can apply through online mode only. No other mode of application will be accepted.
  • The MAH Master of Architecture CET Application form 2023 window has been closed now. 
  • Candidates have to provide certain details such as Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, Communication, and other necessary information in the application form.
  • Also, need to upload the scanned photograph (size 20 KB – 50 KB) and signature (size 10 KB - 20 KB) in JPG/JPEG format while filling the online application form.
  • Signature in capital letters will not be accepted.

How to Apply for M.Arch CET 2023 Registration? (Online)

The candidate is advised to see the following steps to fill the M.Arch CET Registration

  • Candidates can visit the ( OR ( website and click on the option "MAH M.Arch CET 2023" which will open a new screen.
  • Candidates have to register themselves by entering their Name, Contact details, and Email-id. 
  • A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and will also be sent on the registered email id and phone number through Email & SMS.
  • Applicants are advised to carefully fill and recheck the details filled in the application form as no correction can be made after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT button.
  • Candidates need to validate the filled details and Save the application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next button.
  • Now, upload the photograph (Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels) & Signature (Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels) as per the specification.
  • After that click on the Preview option to preview and verify the completed application form before finally submitting it.
  • Click on the 'Payment' Tab and proceed with payment.
  • At last, when all the steps are completed Click on the 'Submit' button to complete the registration process.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Application Fee

Check the complete structure of the M. Arch CET Examination fee for various categories given below:

M.Arch CET Entrance Test Fee
Open Category Candidates of Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) Rs. 1000/-
Backward Class Category Candidates [ ST, SC, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SEBC, and SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State onlyRs. 800/-
Mode of Payment

Candidates can pay the MAH M.Arch CET application form fee through online mode only by using any of the methods: Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

  • Applicants will be required to submit a caste certificate & Caste Validity Certificate and Non-Creamy Layer Certificate if it is applicable at the time of filling the CAP Application form to be considered under the category.
  • If the payment is successful, an e-Receipt will generate and if it is not generated then it indicates Payment Failure.
  • In this case, candidates have to repeat the payment process by login in using their Provisional Registration Number and Password.
  • The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Payment done other than online mode will not be accepted.
  • The above-mentioned fee does not include the service charges that will be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

All the applicants need to carefully go through the MAH M.Arch Eligibility 2023. Also, they must make sure that they fill the application form only after ensuring their eligibility for mah-m. arch-set 2023 exam. Following are the details about MAH M.Arch Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applying candidate must have Indian citizenship.
  • They should have completed their Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from All India Council for Technical Education or Council of Architecture or Central or State Government approved institutions or equivalent
  • Besides this, they must have scored 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to Backward class categories and persons with disabilities belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • Those who are in the final year of their qualifying exam will also be eligible to apply.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Exam Pattern

All the candidates need to be completely familiar with the MAH M.Arch CET 2023 exam pattern so that they have an idea about the question paper structure. this will help them to score good marks. Following are the details about Exam Pattern:

  • There will be an online entrance test.
  • Question Paper will be available in English language only.
  • Furthermore, questions will be asked in the form of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • A total of 50 questions will be asked.
  • Also, candidates will have only 1 hour to solve the complete question paper. Any questions as per the convenience can be attended to within this 1 hour. 
  • No negative marking will be done.
  • Mobile, Calculators, Written Notes, or any electronic device are strictly prohibited.

A detailed exam pattern is given in the table below:

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Exam Pattern
Serial No.
Topic Name
Number of Questions
Marks per Question
Maximum marks
Total Marks


Building Technology 


2 marks

20 marks

100 Marks




2 marks

20 marks


Architecture History and humanities 


2 marks

20 marks


Settlement, design, and planning 


2 marks

20 marks


Current Architecture Practice 


2 marks

20 marks

The candidate is advised to go through all the topics and touch every part of the lesson for better performance in the exam.

Candidates can download the MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Information Brochure Pdf here.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Syllabus

The candidates must have complete knowledge about the MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Syllabus so that they cover all the topics for MAH M.Arch CET 2023 entrance test and hence do not miss any topic. The detailed M.Arch CET Syllabus is provided below:

Building Technology:
  • Building systems
  • Building Science and services
  • concept of green building
  • construction materials.
  • Concept and Ecology and landscape design
  • Environment laws and regulations
  • Environment design strategies w.r.t site.
  • History and humanities
  • Awareness of Art and culture and architectural theory
  • Major architecture movements in the world and India
Settlement, design, and planning
  • Urbanization
  • Urbanism
  • Urban and rural system
  • Infrastructure planning theory and history
Current Architecture Practice
  • Awareness of National building code
  • Town planning laws and development control regulation
  • Knowledge of Regulatory and professional bodies on architecture

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Preparation Tips

Following are the preparation tips that will help the candidates to prepare for MAH M.Arch CET 2023 exam:

  • A proper timetable should be made and it must be followed.
  • Candidates must study from m.arch get books by renowned authors only.
  • They must solve questions from the MAH M.Arch CET question paper of the previous year.
  • A balanced diet must be taken and junk food should be avoided.
  • Yoga can be practiced to manage stress.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Admit Card

All the applicants need to read the details given about MAH M.Arch CET Admit Card 2023 very carefully so they do not miss out on the last date for downloading the admit card. Following is the important information about MAH M.Arch CET Hall Ticket:

  • Applicants will have to download their admission tickets online through the link which will be there on the official website.
  • A notification will also be sent on the registered email id or mobile number for downloading the Hall Ticket.
  • Besides this, candidates will have to provide their Roll Number/ Registration Number for downloading their Hall Ticket, Date of Birth/Password to download their online Admit Card.
  • Furthermore, they must paste their recent photograph in the space provided.
  • Applicants must not forget to carry a valid photo id proof along with their admit card to the exam center.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Exam Centre

While filling the form, the applicants had to choose an exam center. Check the test centers given below for MAH M.Arch CET 2023. 

Mumbai / Navi Mumbai

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Result

Conducting Body (State CET Cell, Maharastra) will release the MAH M.Arch 2023 Result after the exam. Go through the details related to the Maharastra M.Arch Test Score Card mentioned below:

  • The MAH M.Arch CET Result 2023 will be declared.
  • Candidates can go to the website ( and check their results. DTE Maharashtra
  • M.Arch CET 2023 Result will be declared after some days of the successful conduction of the M.Arch CET Online Test.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Admission Process

Given below are points that candidate need to remember during MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Admission Process:

  • Candidates are required to apply online as no other mode of application will be accepted
  • For applying online, candidates will need their photograph and signature handy.
  • Both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given under guidelines prescribed by the exam conducting body that State Common Test Cell.
  • Candidates should have a valid personal email ID and mobile number which should be kept active till the completion of M.Arch. admission process.
  • In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and get a new mobile number before applying online.
  • Arrange for MAH M.Arch. CET 2023 application fees (Non-refundable), Bank Transaction charges for online payment will have to be done by the candidate.

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 CAP

After the declaration of the result, candidates will have to submit the admission application form through CAP. Seats will be allotted based on the rank and choices filled by the candidates in the admission form. Allocation lists will be released by the Maharashtra state for CET. Allocation for different rounds will be released by the state cell. After the seat allocation candidates will have to report to the allotted center and have to produce the documents for verification

MAH M.Arch CET 2023 Highlights

Candidate can go through this section for the overall view for Maharastra M.Arch Exam

Exam NameMaharashtra Master in Architecture CET 2023
Conducting Body
State Common Entrance Test Cell (State CET Cell), Maharashtra State
LevelState Level 
MAH M.Arch CET Official website
Application LinkApply Now
Exam ModeOnline (CBT)
Exam Purpose To offer admission into the Post Graduate Technical course in Architecture 

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Maharashtra Government established a State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL) under Admission Regulating Authority (ARA). This Authority is responsible for the successful conduction of Maharashtra Master in Architecture CET. The State CET CELL is situated on the 8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A. K. Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai- 400 001.

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MAH M.ARCH CET Important Dates

Form Date05 Mar - 05 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date30 Apr 2022

Maharashtra Master in Architecture CET Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

05 Mar 2023

Form End Date:

05 Apr 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 05 Apr 2023
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