MAHCET Exam

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test or MAH CET is an important entrance exam for students applying for management studies conducted once every year by the State CET Cell – Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra. The exam makes students eligible to pursue their MBA education from around 330+ of the most prominent colleges across Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra such as JBIMS, SIMSREE, WeSchool, SIES etc. 

There will be a Centralised Admission Process (CAP) after the exams which will allot the students to colleges that accept MAH CET based on the scores the candidate is awarded. The validity of the score the candidate achieves will be eligible for up to one year. 

 

Eligibility

  • Candidates are expected to score a minimum of 50% in any bachelor’s degree from recognized universities. In the case of reserved candidates, there is a minimum cutoff of at least 45%
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories will have to produce necessary documents to be considered under the category
  • Final year students who are awaiting their final results can also apply for MAH CET 2021
  • Exam Fees (Category-Wise)

CATEGORY

QUOTA

MODE OF EXAMINATION

GENDER

AMOUNT

General

Online

Male, Female, Transgender

1,000 Rs

ST, SC,
OBC

Online

Male, Female, Transgender

800 Rs

ST, SC,
OBC, GENERAL

PWD

Online

Male, Female, Transgender

800 Rs

  • Students that are applying from outside Maharashtra need to have a valid score on CAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT (February) /XAT/ATMA to be eligible for CAP

Exam Pattern

Below is the exam pattern that was used in MAH CET 2020 which will give you a brief idea of how to prepare for the exam.
MAH CET 2020 had 200 questions which were divided as shown in the table below: –

Sr No.

Topics

No of Questions

Mark Per Question

Maximum Marks

Total Marks

1

Logical Reasoning

75

1

75

200

2

Abstract Reasoning

25

1

25

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

1

50

4

Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension

50

1

50

The test will comprise of MCQ type questions (5 options)

There is no negative marking system for this test

There is no sectional time limit. Candidates can check the answers as
many times as they want.

Test duration: 150 Minutes

Medium of exam: English

Kindly note – This pattern will be subject to any change if made by the State CET Cell.

Exam Syllabus

Below are the important topics that will be covered in MAH CET: –

Topics covered

Logical
Reasoning

Abstract
Reasoning

Quantitative
Aptitude and
Data Interpretation

Verbal Ability and
Reading Comprehension

Input/Output

Fill in the blanks

Number System

Sentence Connectors

Analytical Decision Making

Series

Series

Interchange

Syllogism

Type of Logics

Averages

Fill in the blanks

Data Sufficiency

Seven Figures

Equations

Error Spotting

Analogy Classification

Analogy

Ratio

Sentence Improvement

Alphabet Test

Interchange

Percentage

Synthesis of sentences

Series

Pair Dissimilar

Profit Loss

Cloze tests

Blood Relation

Pair Similarity

Time Work

Idioms and Proverbs

Directions/Distance

Three Figure

SI/CI interest

Odd sentences

Coding/Decoding

Odd Man Out

Time Speed

Sentence Connectors

Mathematical Operations

Analogy Double

Probability

Vocabulary

Number Ranking

Pie Charts

Para Jumbles

Evaluation inferences

Caselets

Reading Comprehension

Statements & Arguments

Data Sufficiency Comparison

New Mixed type

Statement & Assumptions

DI Fill in the blanks

Vocab based

Statement & Conclusions

DI Quant Based

Cause Effects

DI Ratios

Critical Reasoning

Day Based

Box and Floor based

Matrix Based

Square and Triangle DI

Symbol
based Puzzles

   

Linear
Arrangement

   

Parallel
Arrangement

   

Circular
Arrangement

   

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How to register for MAH CET 2021?

Below, the Registration Process for MAH CET is given. The registration process for MAH CET 2021 is supposed to be the same. But kindly note, this process is subjective to any change made by the State CET Cell.

Process

  1. Candidates can go to the official website – http://cetcell.mahacet.org/ and click on the option “MAH – MBA/MMS CET-2020” which will direct the candidate to a new screen.
  2. Choose “Click here for New Registration” and enter the necessary details as mentioned. Candidates must keep a note of the Provisional Registration Number and Password which will be generated by the system.
  3. There will be a “SAVE AND NEXT” option for students if they are unable to fill the application in one go. And we advise the candidates to use this option prior to submitting the application.
  4. Candidates must make sure that the details filled are accurate before submitting as no changes will be entertained.
  5. The parent details filled by the candidate must match with the ones that are given in their Marksheets/Certificates/Identity proof.
  6. Candidates need to validate their details by clicking the “Validate your details” option.
  7. Candidates will be prompted to upload a scanned photograph and signature.
  8. After filling in all the required details, the candidate is advised to go through it again and modify wherever necessary before clicking the “FINAL SUBMIT” option. Once the option is selected, no changes will be entertained.
  9. Click on “Payment Tab” and proceed to payment.
  10. Click on the “Submit” button
  11. After doing all the necessary procedures, you can log in using the MAH CET login page to check your progress.
 

Important Dates

Stages

Dates (Tentative)

MAH CET 2021 application starts

Second week of January 2021

MAH CET 2021 application ends

Last week of February 2021

MAH CET admit card 2021 release

First week of March 2021

MAH CET 2021 exam dates

Second week of March 2021

MAH CET result 2021 publish

Last week of March 2021

MAH CET 2021 CAP

First week of June 2021

List of colleges accepting MAH CET 2021

List of the top 20
colleges accepting MAH CET

Sr
No.

College

Location

Website Link

1

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
(JBIMS)

Mumbai

https://jbims.edu/

2

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies,
Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE)

Mumbai

http://simsree.org/Simsree/

3

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management
Development & Research

Mumbai

https://www.welingkar.org/

4

N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and
Research

Mumbai

https://www.nldalmia.in/

5

S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies

Mumbai

http://www.siescoms.edu/

6

Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai
Phule Pune University

Pune

https://www.pumba.in/

7

St. Xavier College Soc.’s, Xavier Institute of
Management & Research

Mumbai

https://ximr.ac.in/

8

Chetana’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of
Management & Research

Mumbai

https://www.crkimr.in/

9

MET’s Institute of Management

Mumbai

https://www.met.edu/institute/institute_of_management

10

Indian Education Society’s Management College
& Research Centre

Mumbai

https://www.ies.edu/management/

11

Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management

Mumbai

https://llim.edu/

12

Zagdu Singh Charitable Trust’s Thakur Institute
of Management Studies & Research

Mumbai

https://www.timsrmumbai.in/

13

Rizvi Institute of Management Studies &
Research

Mumbai

https://rmi.rizvi.edu.in/

14

Shree C. E. Society’s Indira Institute of
Management

Pune

https://indiraiimp.edu.in/

15

Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of
Management Studies & Research

Mumbai

https://vesim.ves.ac.in/

16

Indira College of Engineering & Management

Pune

http://indiraicem.ac.in/

17

Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute for Financial &
Management Studies

Mumbai

http://admi.mu.ac.in/

18

S.C.E.S. Indira School Of Business Studies

Pune

https://indiraisbs.ac.in/

19

Agnel Charities Agnel Seva Sangha’s Fr. C.
Rodrigues Inst. of Management Studies

Mumbai

https://vidyarthimitra.org/

20

Don Bosco Institute of Management and Research
(DBIMR)

Mumbai

http://www.dbimr.org/

Other prominent colleges candidates can apply using MAH CET 2021 score

Sr No.

College

Location

Website Link

1

Balaji
Institute of Modern Management

Pune

https://bimmpune.com/

2

MIT
School of Business

Pune

https://mitpune.ac.in/

3

Sinhgad
Institute of Business Administration and Computer Application

Pune

http://www.sinhgad.edu/SinhgadManagementInstitutes/SIBACA-MBA/

4

ITM
Business School

Mumbai

https://itm.edu/

5

Bharati
Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management
Studies & Research

Mumbai

https://bvimsr.org/

Percentile Cut-offs for top 20 colleges

Sr No.

College

Percentile Cut off

Reserved Category
Percentile Cut Offs

2019 Cut off

2018 Cut off

1

Jamnalal Bajaj
Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS)

99.98

99.98

99.35

2

Sydenham Institute
of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE)

99.95

99.98

98.46

3

K. J. Somaiya
Institute of Management Studies & Research

99.94

99.98

NA

4

Prin. L. N.
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research

99.89

99.95

97.61

5

N. L. Dalmia
Institute of Management Studies and Research

135 (raw score)

99.86

NA

6

S.I.E.S. College of
Management Studies

99.77

99.91

NA

7

Department of
Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University

99.65

99.74

NA

8

St. Xavier College
Soc.’s, Xavier Institute of Management & Research

99.65

99.84

NA

9

Chetana’s Ramprasad
Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research

99.47

99.44

91.85

10

MET’s Institute of Management

99.01

98.89

91.85

11

Indian Education
Society’s Management College & Research Centre

98.91

98.79

91.41

12

Lala Lajpatrai
Institute of Management

98.62

98.55

NA

13

Zagdu Singh
Charitable Trust’s Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research

97.81

97.8

NA

14

Rizvi Institute of
Management Studies & Research

97.75

97.25

NA

15

Shree C. E.
Society’s Indira Institute of Management

97.4

96.66

NA

16

Vivekanand Education
Society’s Institute of Management Studies & Research

97.13

96.38

NA

17

Indira College of
Engineering & Management

96.64

95.93

NA

18

Alkesh Dinesh Modi
Institute for Financial & Management Studies

95.97

96.17

78.53

19

S.C.E.S. Indira
School Of Business Studies

95.89

93.93

NA

20

Agnel Charities
Agnel Seva Sangha’s Fr. C. Rodrigues Inst. of Management Studies

95.76

94.68

NA

Reserved Category Cutoffs for some top colleges

JBIMS Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

99.95

Open (OHU)

SC NT (HU)

99.21

SC (OHU)

ST (HU)

92.28

ST (OHU)

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

99.49

OBC (HU)

OMS/AI

99.99

SIMSREE Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

99.82

Open (OHU)

99.84

SC NT (HU)

97.67

SC (OHU)

98.94

ST (HU)

89.34

ST (OHU)

91.32

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

98.82

OBC (HU)

99.51

OMS/AI

99.95

Welingkar Reserved Category 
Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

99.5

Open (OHU)

SC NT (HU)

97.89

SC (OHU)

ST (HU)

83.03

ST (OHU)

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

98.82

OBC (HU)

OMS/AI

99.91

 

S.I.E.S Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

98.94

Open (OHU)

99.43

SC NT (HU)

SC (OHU)

ST (HU)

ST (OHU)

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

OBC (HU)

OMS/AI

99.81

PUMBA, Pune Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

98.81

Open (OHU)

99.2

SC NT (HU)

98.08

SC (OHU)

70.89

ST (HU)

82.26

ST (OHU)

97.26

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

98.7

OBC (HU)

99.7

OMS/AI

99.69

Chetana, Mumbai Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

97.89

Open (OHU)

98.57

SC NT (HU)

95.02

SC (OHU)

96.5

ST (HU)

57.37

ST (OHU)

77.19

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

96.64

OBC (HU)

98.41

OMS/AI

99.2

MET, Mumbai Reserved Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

97.69

Open (OHU)

97.89

SC NT (HU)

93.55

SC (OHU)

96.22

ST (HU)

10.35

ST (OHU)

76.3

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

93.55

OBC (HU)

97.02

OMS/AI

98.47

Lala Lajpatrai, Mumbai Reserved
Category Cut-off

Category

Percentile

Open (HU)

96.5

Open (OHU)

96.77

SC NT (HU)

SC (OHU)

ST (HU)

ST (OHU)

OBC EWS SEBC (HU)

OBC (HU)

OMS/AI

97.99

 

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