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   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021

The full form of MAH CET is Maharashtra Common Entrance Test.   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is conducted by State Common Entrance Cell (CET Cell), Government of Maharashtra for admission in more than 300 MBA colleges located in the state of Maharashtra.   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is a CBT (Computer Based Test) conducted across 48 cities all over India. The registration for the test will begin from the month of January, 2021 and examinations will be conducted in the month of March 2021. The subjects and topics that is the part of the MAH CET syllabus are Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. There is a Centralized Admission Process followed by   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 examination by the authorities in which there is counseling is conducted and the seats are allotted to the candidates as per their MAH CET scores.

Eligibility for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021:

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The eligibility criteria for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is same for all colleges, here we list some of the basic eligibility criteria which is mandatory to fulfill in order to get admissions:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation or in their final year of graduation are eligible for MBA/PGDM course.
  • Candidates must have secured 50% of marks in the graduation.
  • 5% relaxation of marks is for reserved category i.e. SC/ST/PwD.
  • For the candidates who are in their final years are granted provisional admissions until the final graduation mark sheet is submitted to the college authorities.
  • Candidates who are appearing in other management entrance tests like CAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/ATMA/XAT will also be considered eligible for admission alongside All India Seats.

Fast Facts about   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021:

Features Details 
Exam NameMAH MBA/MMS-CET or MAH-CET
Conducting BodyState Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra
Exam LevelState
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam FeesRs 1,000 (General category) and Rs 800 (Reserved category)
Exam PurposeAdmission into over 200 MBA institutes in Maharashtra
Course OfferedMBA/PGDM
No. of applicantsOver 1 lakh
No. of Test Cities48
Exam Helpdesk No.022-22016153/57/59
Exam Websitehttp://cetcell.mahacet.org/

Important Dates for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021:

As the official announcements of the dates is still to come, belowmentioned is the tentative months in which the events mostly like to occur as per previous year trends.

  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Events  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Dates
  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 registrations beginFirst week of January, 2021
Registrations endSecond week of February, 2021
Issue of admit cardFirst week of March, 2021
  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 examSecond week of March, 2021
  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 result declarationLast week of March, 2021
  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 CAP beginsThird week of June
  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 CAP endsFirst week of August

MAH CET MBA 2021 Registration/Application Process:

Like other Entrance Exams, the registration process is almost the same. The complete application cum registration process is online and the application form for MAH CET MBA 2021 is available at the official website of MAH CET i.e. http://cetcell.mahacet.org/. The steps to register for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 are provided below:

Step – 1 Online registration via entering the basic details of the aspirant like

Name, Date of Birth, E-mail ID, Contact No, etc.

Step – 2 Creation of a MAH CET account with the User ID and Password, this

Could done by confirmation of registration via OTP/email

Step – 3 Filling the complete Application form by furnishing the personal and

Academic details.

Step – 4 Uploading passport sized photograph and signature in a prescribed

Format and file size.

Step – 5 Choose the mode of test that the candidate wish to take.

Step – 6 Payment of the application fee for MAH CET MBA 2021 via debit/credit

card or Other online payment modes.

Step – 7 Take the Print out of the confirmation page for future reference.

  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Application Fee:

The application fee for MAH CET MBA 2021 is different for different categories of society. The application fee is provided below in the table:

Application CategoryFee
General category (from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State(OMS), J&K Migrant candidatesINR 1000
Backward class category [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and persons with disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra StateINR 800
Foreign national, PIO living in foreignINR 5000

  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Exam Pattern:

  Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 exam is divided into 4 sections i.e. Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. The total number of questions is 200 and the time provided is 150 minutes. All the questions are in MCQ’s format. There is no negative marking for an incorrect answers. Brief description of the exam pattern is provided below in a tabular format.

MAH CET Exam PatternDetails
Number of sections, questions and marksLogical Reasoning75 questions 75 marks
Abstract Reasoning25 questions25 marks
Quantitative Aptitude50 questions50 marks
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension50 questions50 marks
Exam duration150 minutes
Mode of examinationComputer Based Test
Medium of examinationEnglish
Marking scheme·         One mark for each correct question

·         No negative marking

 Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Exam Centres:

There are 40 cities for CBT mode exam in MAH CET MBA 2021 is going to be conducted. Candidates will choose the centers which are nearest to them and these options will be provided to the candidates at the time of filling up the application form. The list of the cities with the states is mentioned below in tabular format:

Maharashtra State
AhmednagarAkolaAmravati
AurangabadBeedBhandara
BuldhanaChandrapurDhule
GadchiroliGondiaHingoli
JalgaonJalnaKolhapur
LaturMumbaiMumbai Sub Urban
NagpurNandedNandurbar
NashikOsmanabadPalghar
ParbhaniPuneRaigad
RatnagiriSangliSatara
SindhudurgaSolapurThane
WardhaWashimYavatmal
Outside Maharashtra State 
AhmedabadGandhinagarBangalore
BhopalDelhiDelhi-NCR
JaipurKolkataLucknow
RanchiPanajiVerna

Admit Card for MAH CET MBA 2021:

Candidates can follow the given steps to download their admit card.

  • Open the official website of MAH CET MBA 2021 e. http://cetcell.mahacet.org/
  • Enter the credentials with login id and password provided at the time of application.
  • Click on to ‘download admit card’
  • Candidates who have schedule their   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 date and time will only be able to download their admit card.
  • Check the details of the downloaded admit card.
  • Download and take a print out of the admit card.

Exam Day Guidelines for MAH CET MBA 2021:

Preparation for the exam as well as for the exam day is one of the crucial things that an aspirant must keep in his mind. Keeping this in mind there are some points that is to be taken into consideration on exam date:

  • Carry your admit card of MAH CET MBA 2021 as hard copy, soft copy/digital copy is not acceptable at the exam centers.
  • Reach 2 hours before the examination timing.
  • Don’t carry valuables/electronics gadgets as these are not allowed in the examination room.
  • Carry one of the below-mentioned Photo Id Proof at the examination center:

Aadhar card

PAN card

Voter ID card

Passport

Driver’s license

MAH CET MBA 2021 CAP (Common Admission Process):

Common Admission Process is the counseling process carried out by the State Common Entrance Test Cell for allotment of seats after the MBA CET exams. Few colleges which accepts MAH CET scores also accepts scores of CAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA and allows the candidates living outside Maharashtra to present these scores for CAP. The Counselling process generally takes place in the month of June and July. The candidates have to register themselves for MAH CET MBA 2021 counselling process. The steps to register are given below:

  • Registration cum Application form must be fill by the candidates willing to take admission in the college.
  • Visit the official website of MAH CET.
  • Click on the link stating ‘Counselling Procedure of   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 registration’.
  • Enter the basic details like name, roll number, date of birth, etc.
  • Pay the counseling fee
  • Take the print out of the confirmation page for reference.

MAH CET MBA 2021 CAP Application Fee:

Applicant categoryCounseling fee
General category (candidates from Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra)INR 2000
Candidates in reserved categoryINR 1800

Documents required at the time of Counselling of   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021:

Below mentioned are the lists of document that needed to be presented at the time of the counseling. The original and photocopy of the document is required at the respective college.

  • MAH CET Admit Card
  • MAH CET Rank Card
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet and certificate
  • Residence proof i.e. Aadhar card/Driving license/Passport/etc.
  • Migration certificate
  • Category certificate
  • PwD certificate

 Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 Choice filling, Seat Allotment and Reporting to the College:

Choice Filling

After the verification of the document the candidates have the option of choice filling after logging into the website of the MAH CET. Once the choice have been it cannot be changed.

Seat Allotment

On the basis of the vacancy and the merit score the seat is allotted to the candidates. On selection of the candidate into any college a provisional admission letter is provided to the candidate.

Reporting to the college:

This is the last step for the admission where the candidate have to report to the allotted college with the necessary documents failing to which his seat will be confiscated by the authority. From the college the candidate would get a confirmation letter post completion of the above mentioned procedures.

FAQs:

Q.1     Which agency conducts MAH CET MBA 2021?

Ans.    The test is conducted by the State Common Entrance Cell (CET Cell), Government of Maharashtra

 Q.2     What is the application fee for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021?

Ans     The application fee for MAH CET MBA 2021 is different for different categories of the society. The application fee is provided below in the table:

Application CategoryFee
General category (from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State(OMS), J&K Migrant candidatesINR 1000
Backward class category [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and persons with disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra StateINR 800
Foreign national, PIO living in foreignINR 5000

Q.3     Is   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is an online or offline exam?

Ans       Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is an online CBT (Computer Based Test).

Q.4     What are the eligibility criteria for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021?

Ans     The eligibility criteria for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 is same for all colleges, here we list some of the basic eligibility criteria which is mandatory to fulfill in order to get admissions:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation or in their final year of graduation are eligible for MBA/PGDM course.
  • Candidates must have secured 50% of marks in the graduation.
  • 5% relaxation of marks is for reserved category i.e. SC/ST/PwD.
  • For the candidates who are in their final years are granted provisional admissions until the final graduation mark sheet is submitted to the college authorities.
  • Candidates who are appearing in other management entrance tests like CAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT/ATMA/XAT will also be considered eligible for admission alongside All India Seats.

Q.5     What is the exam pattern for   Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021?

Ans       Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) 2021 exam is divided into 4 sections i.e. Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. The total number of questions is 200 and the time provided is 150 minutes. All the questions are in MCQ’s format. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. Brief description of the exam pattern is provided below in a tabular format.

MAH CET Exam PatternDetails
Number of sections, questions and marksLogical Reasoning75 questions 75 marks
Abstract Reasoning25 questions25 marks
Quantitative Aptitude50 questions50 marks
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension50 questions50 marks
Exam duration150 minutes
Mode of examinationComputer Based Test
Medium of examinationEnglish
Marking scheme·         One mark for each correct question

·         No negative marking

Q.6     What is the counseling fee for MAH CET MBA 2021?

Ans     The counseling fee for MAN CET MBA 2021 is

Applicant categoryCounselling fee
General category (candidates from Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra)INR 2000
Candidates in reserved categoryINR 1800