MAH CET (MBA) 2021 has been conducted successfully from Sept 16 to 18. The authority is expected to release MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Result in the 1st week of October 2021 to offer admission in MBA/ MMS courses. Based on the trends of previous years, candidates scoring above 95 percentile can expect admission offers from JBIMS, SIMSREE, SIMSR. Check MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Cut off
The exam shift-wise paper analysis has been updated based on the difficulty level and weightage of topics in the question paper. MAH CET MBA answer keys will also be released before the declaration of result on the official website. Check MAH CET 2021 Paper Anlaysis
What is MAH CET (MBA)? MAH MBA/MMS-CET, also known as MAH CET exam is a state-level management exam conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell to provide candidates an opportunity for admission to MBA/MMS programs offered by top management institutes across the state of Maharashtra.
MAH CET 2021 Syllabus has been divided into 4 sections, namely, Logical reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. MAH CET 2021 exam will consist of 200 questions carrying 1 mark each. Check MAH CET 2021 Exam Pattern. It will be conducted across 47 cities in Maharashtra. As per MAH CET Eligibility, candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized institution to be eligible to apply for MAH CET 2021 exam.
MAH CET 2021 Highlights
|MAH MBA/ MMS-CET Full Form||Maharashtra Common Entrance Test|
|Conducting Body||State Common Entrance Test Cell|
|Mode of MAH CET Exam||Online|
|Test Duration||120 minutes|
|Type of Questions||MCQ’s|
|Number of Options per question||5|
|MAH CET Exam type||State Level PG|
|Validity of MAH CET Result||1 year|
|MAH CET Colleges||330+ colleges|
|MAH CET Official website||mba2021.mahacet.org|
MAH CET 2021 Exam Dates
|MAH CET 2021 registration date||June 22, 2021|
|Closing date of application|| |
August 16, 2021 (11:59 pm)
|Online Form Correction||August 14 to 16, 2021|
|Issue of MAH CET Admit Card 2021|| |
September 9, 2021
|MAH CET 2021 Exam Date||September 16, 17, 18, 2021|
|Announcement of MAH CET Result 2021||1st week of October 2021|
|MAH CET CAP 2021 begins||To be announced|
MAH CET Result 2021
MAH CET 2021 Result will be announced by DTE, Maharashtra tentatively in the 1st week of October 2021. Candidates will be able to download their results for MAH CET 2021 in the form of scorecards. Candidates must note that the final scores mentioned in MAH CET 2021 Scorecard are called ‘Equated Scores’. The steps to check the result are mentioned below:
- Visit the official website of DTE Maharashtra.
- Click on MAH CET 2021 result.
- Enter your login credentials.
- Candidates can their result displaying on the screen.
- Candidates can download the same and save it for further purpose.
Details to be checked in MAH CET 2021 Scorecard
|MAH CET 2021 Scorecard|
|Name of the Candidate||Registration Number of Candidate|
|Overall Score of Candidate||Overall Percentile of Candidate|
|Category of candidate||Section-wise Scores of Candidate|
MAH CET Cut Off & Counselling Process 2021
MAH CET Cut Off is released during the counselling process for shortlisting candidates and preparing the final merit list. Given below are some of the top colleges and expected MAH CET MBA 2021 Cut Off:
|Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (Open)||99.95|
|Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai||99.78|
|Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai||99.60|
|S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai||99.00|
|N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai||98.90|
|K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai||95.61|
|University of Pune – DMS (PUMBA), Pune||93.74|
|Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai||93.21|
|MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai||91.21|
Check MAH CET Cut off
MAH CET Counselling 2021
MAH CET 2021 Counselling is conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, to provide the candidates who clear MAH MBA CET 2021 exam to secure admission to the respective participating institute. A centralized Counselling process is conducted for MAH CET MBA admissions. It is likely to be scheduled from August 2021 onwards post declaration of results.
Key points related to MAH CET Counselling:
- The application fee for MAH CET Counselling 2021 is INR 1000
- Candidates are provided with an option of selecting 300 institutes and colleges while MAH CET 2021 Counselling registration.
- MAH CET 2021 Counseling and Selection Procedure will be carried through the Centralized Admission Procedure.
- There will be three rounds in the whole selection procedure and it will be done through online mode only.
For more details check MAH CET Counseling Procedure.
MAH CET 2021 Colleges
MAH CET MBA Aspirants can get admission to the following Universities/Institutes based on their MAH CET scores:
- University Departments of Management Education
- University-managed Management Education Institutes
- All Government of Maharashtra Management Education Institutes
- All Un-Aided Management Education Institutes
MAH CET MBA Colleges
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute Of Management Development & Research - [WESCHOOL], Mumbai
Balaji Institute Of International Business - [BIIB], Pune
ITM Business School Kharghar - [ITM], Navi Mumbai
Ies's Management College And Research Centre - [IES MCRC], Mumbai
N. L. Dalmia Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [NLDIMSR], Mumbai
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University - [RTMNU], Nagpur
Universal Business School - [UBS], Karjat
Atharva Institute Of Management Studies - [AIMS], Mumbai
Balaji Institute Of Management And Human Resource Development - [BIMHRD], Pune
Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute For Financial And Management Studies, Mumbai
Neville Wadia Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [NWIMSR], Pune
Sasmira's Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [SIMSR], Mumbai
Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute Of Management Studies & Research - [BVIMSR], Navi Mumbai
Durgadevi Saraf Institute Of Management Studies - [DSIMS], Mumbai
Mit College Of Management - [MITCOM] Kothrud, Pune
Ves Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [VESIM], Mumbai
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University- [YCMOU], Nashik
Dr. V.n. Bedekar Institute Of Management Studies - [DRVNBIMS], Thane
International Institute Of Management Studies - [IIMS], Pune
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth - [VNMKV], Parbhani
MAH CET 2021 Registration & Eligibility
MAH CET 2021 Registration process will be online, and cannot be filled any other way. To fill the application form, candidates have to visit the official website and register through their email before filling the complete form and submitting the documents. Make sure to cross-check before submitting the form. MAH MBA CET 2021 Application fee is INR 1000 (Open) and INR 800 (Reserved categories). For more details about the Fees and Registration Process of MAH CET 2021, Click here
MAH CET (MBA) Eligibility
|MAH CET 2021 Educational Qualifications||3 years Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks from a university recognized by UGC/AIU.|
|Reserved categories and disable person (belonging to Maharashtra State only) an aggregate of 45% is required|
|Final Year Students are eligible to apply|
|Age Limit||Minimum Age - 21 Years Old|
Read Complete MAH CET Eligibility Criteria
MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction
Maharashtra CET has opened MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction window for candidates who have successfully registered for the exam. Candidates can make the required changes, if any, to their application form. Candidates can make changes to their name, photo, signature, and exam center till August 16, 2021.
Steps for MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction are:
- Visit the official website for MAH CET (MBA) 2021
- Click on the link for ‘Already Registered’ Candidate Login
- Enter your login credentials- application number and password
- Go to the relevant sections to make changes to the required details
- Review the entries and save the changes.
MAH CET 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus
|MAH CET MBA section||Number of questions||Maximum marks||MAH CET Syllabus|
|Logical Reasoning||75||75|| |
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50|| |
|Verbal Ability/Reading Competition||50||50|| |
- The time duration for MAH CET MBA is 2 hours. Check detailed MAH CET Exam Pattern
- Each correct answer will fetch you 1 mark. There will be no negative marking in the examination.
- The question paper will have 200 objective-type questions with 5 options for each question.
- MAH CET Syllabus is similar to MBA Exams such as CAT/ SNAP/ XAT.
Why take MAH CET Exam?
Here are some pros of MAH MBA CET Exam over other entrance exams for management courses:
- MAH CET exam syllabus is similar to that of other management exams and hence you can give MAH CET MBA exam while preparing for other exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, etc.
- MAH CET (MBA/ MMS) Scores can fetch you admission to more than 330+ management colleges located in Maharashtra which have an intake of more than 40000 students.
- There is no negative marking for incorrect answers in MAH CET exam.
- Some of the best colleges offering admission to MBA/ MMS programs on the basis MAH CET exam include Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (Open), Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai, etc.
Here are the placement statistics for the top 5 colleges under MAH CET:
|Institute||Average Placement Salary (INR)|
|Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (Open)||20 LPA|
|Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai||10.43 LPA|
|Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai||11 LPA|
|S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai||7.14 LPA|
|N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai||6.33 LPA|
MAH CET 2021 Books and Preparation
|Name of the section||Preparation||Books|
|Logical Reasoning||Practice at least 15-30 questions from multiple topics/sections of MAH CET Syllabus every day.||Logical Reasoning by Ajay Sharma|
|Abstract Reasoning||A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Clear basics, revise, take care not to make any silly mistakes, and learn basic tables||Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Singh|
|Verbal Ability/Reading Competition||Read newspapers/articles and solve reading comprehension exercises daily along with VA Questions||Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh|
MAH CET 2021 Admit Card
MAH CET 2021 Admit Card has been released and candidates can download it from the official website. You can download MAH CET 2021 Admit Card by logging in using your registered number and password. For more details, Check MAH CET Admit Card.
MAH CET 2021 Exam Centers
MAH CET MBA 2021 is scheduled to be conducted at 100+ exam centers across 48+ test cities across India. Candidates will be given the option of providing 3 preferences for MAH CET test cities. Check MAH CET Exam centers
MAH CET 2021 Paper Analysis
Candidates can check the shift-wise paper analysis soon after the conclusion of the exam. The paper analysis will be based on the initial reaction of test-takers and will contain information about the difficulty level and weightage of topics in the paper.
Sept 18, 2021 MAH MBA CET Paper Analysis:
|Section||Difficulty Level||Types of Questions|
|Logical Reasoning||Easy to Moderate||Family Tree: 8x5, Number Series: 6|
|Abstract Reasoning||Easy||25 Questions – Series, Odd one out, Missing Part, etc|
|Quantitative Ability||Easy||Pie Chart: 5, Venn Diagram: 5, DI set: 1|
|Reading Comprehension/ Verbal Ability||Moderate||VA: 34 to 36, RC: 14|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate||200|
Sept 16, 2021 MAH MBA CET Paper Analysis:
|Reading Comprehension/ Verbal Ability||Moderate|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate|
MAH CET 2021 FAQs
Ques. What is the Application fee for MAH MBA/MMS-CET 2021?
Ans: The application fee for MAH CET 2021 is INR 1000 for general category candidates and INR 800 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.
Ques. Which is the exam conducting body for MAH CET 2021?
Ans. MAH CET MBA/MMS exam 2021 will be conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra.
Ques. Can I apply to institutes and colleges outside Maharashtra with MAH CET 2021 scores?
Ans. No, you can not apply to colleges outside Maharashtra because MAH CET 2021 score is not accepted by the colleges out of Maharashtra. However, you can apply to more than 600 MAH CET Participating Colleges in Maharashtra.
Ques. What are the top colleges that accept MAH CET (MBA) scores?
Ans. Scores of MAH CET exam are accepted by more than 600 colleges located in Maharashtra. The top colleges among them are:
- Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai
- Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai
- Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai
- N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
Ques. Will MAH MBA CET 2021 be conducted online?
Ans. Yes, MAH CET 2021 will be conducted online on September 16, 17, and 18, 2021.
Ques. I am an OMS Candidate and my attempt for MAH CET is between 135-140. Can I get JBIMS?
Ans. A candidate with a score around the 99.99 percentile should get into any of the top colleges under CET. The percentile for JBIMS (OMS) category students is expected to reach around 99.98% which can be covered if a candidate is able to attempt around 148 with accuracy. However, the final list is not out yet and chances of getting selected to JBIMS cannot be completely ruled out.
Ques. Is there any sectional cut off in MAH CET that one needs to clear along with the overall cut off?
Ans. No. MAH CET does not involve any sort of sectional cut offs that are required to be met by appearing candidates.
Ques. What will be the cut off of PUMBA for OMS candidates?
Ans. Cut off of PUMBA for OMS candidates is expected to be high. A score of 99.7+% is required to get into PUMBA. The cut off is normally very high for OMS candidates as they can get into the college through CMAT, MAT, and ATMA.
Ques. How many seats are available in JBIMS M.Sc. Finance?
Ans. In JBIMS M.Sc. Finance, 30 seats in total are available for which students need to qualify MBA CET and then appear for a separate GD-PI process, which was earlier scheduled to be held in May, but now it is postponed.
Ques. Are General Knowledge marks considered at the time of percentile calculation?
Ans. No. General Knowledge marks are not counted at the time of percentile calculation. A false rumor has been spread by some, but such is not the case in reality.
Ques. I am a Maharashtra state candidate and have appeared for CAT. Do I need to make a fresh registration for MAH CET to seek admission in an MBA/MMS course?
Ans. Yes. Even if you have appeared for CAT, you’re required to register and sit for MAH CET.
Ques. I am a Bangladeshi student. Am I eligible to apply for MAH CET?
Ans. Being a Bangladeshi national, you would come under the category OCI/PIO/Foreign students. 6 seats are reserved for this category for a batch of 140 for the Masters of Management MS Course in JBIMS along with 6 seats for NRI and 6 seats for the CIWGC quota.
Ques. I have taken CAT. Is it necessary for me to appear for MAH CET?
Ans. Candidates who wish to participate in the Centralised Admission Process based on CAT/XAT/CMAT etc. are required to register for MAH CET Counselling and keep a printout of the application form.
Ques. I wish to take admission in Sri Balaji. Is it necessary for me to appear for MAH CET?
Ans. To get admission in Sri Balaji, it is necessary to appear for at least one management entrance examination. It may be CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT or MAH MBA CET
Ques. I am currently in the final year of my graduation. Can I sit for MAH CET 2021?
Ans. Yes. You can apply for MAH CET 2021. However, you will be asked to provide relevant documents along with mark sheets at the time of counselling process.
Ques. Do I need to fill a separate form JBIMS and PUMBA besides filling in MAH CET form?
Ans. You’re not required to fill separate admission forms to these institutes if you have already filled the MAH CET form. The entire admission process will be administered by DTE.
Ques. How can I prepare for MAH CET in 30days to ace through the cut off of top b-schools?
Ans. Preparing for an examination requires hardcore practice stretching over months. However, if you are left with a time span of 30 days, you can still be a pioneer. All you need to do is go through the previous year's question papers, practice mock tests regularly, and clear your basics.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.