MAH MBA CET 2021 Exam: Notification, Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Preparation

MAH MBA CET 2021 Exam: Notification, Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Preparation

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Nov 1, 2021Check all details for MAH CET 2021 MBA Exam, along with Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Question Paper and lot more information.
Check all details for MAH CET 2021 MBA Exam, along with Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Question Paper and lot more information.
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MAH MBA CET Exam Dates 2021  -Sep 16, 2021- Sep 18, 2021

MAH MBA CET 2021 Exam Latest News

MAH MBA CET Result 2021 Released. The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell has announced the MBA CET Result 2021 on the official website. Candidates who appeared for the MAH MBA CET exam 2021 can now check the Maharashtra CET result and scorecard. The direct link to check the MBA CET result is mentioned here. 

After the MBA CET Result 2021, candidates will be called for counselling. 

MAH CET MBA Result 2021

The MBA CET exam 2021 was conducted on 16, 17 & 18 September 2021. MAH MBA CET Exam 2021 was a computer-based test (CBT) held across 48 test cities. The MBA CET 2021 was conducted in two shifts for three days. 

  • Shift 1 Time- 9 AM to 11:30 PM
  • Shift 2 Time - 2 PM to 4.30 PM

Latest Updates on MAH MBA CET 

  • 29 October 2021: MAH MBA CET Result 2021 announced
  • October 2021: A total of 38 students have filed a petition with the Bombay High Court, alleging that their question papers were inaccurate. The MBA CET Result 2021 release date has been postponed
  • 17 September 2021: Day 2 of MH MBA CET Exam 2021
  • 16 September 2021: Day 1 of MH MBA CET Exam 2021
  • 09 September 2021: MAH MBA CET Admit Card 2021 released. 
  • 08 September 2021: MAH MBA CET dates 2021 announced. 
  • 11 August 2021: MAH CET 2021 registration fro MBA re-opens. 
  • 22 June 2021: MAH CET MBA Notification 2021 released. Registration for MBA CET 2021 exam begin. Apply now. 
  • 09 January 2021: MAH CET Exam 2021 Exam Pattern changed. In the latest notice by Maharashtra Common Entrance Test, The MAH CET Exam time has been reduced from 150 minutes to 120 minutes. Check the latest MAH CET Exam Pattern 2021

MBA CET also known as MAH CET MBA Exam or MAH CET MBA/MMS exam is a much-awaited entrance test conducted at a state level for aspirants who seek admission to MBA/MMS programmes in-state colleges and universities. MBA CET 2021 registration have been updated here along with the official notification pdf. 32,190 candidates will be appearing for the MAH CET MBA admission test 2021.

Download MAH CET MBA Notification 2021

MAH CET is conducted by DTE Maharashtra for admission to MBA programs offered by participating colleges of Maharashtra. 

  • Candidates holding a graduation degree or who are in the final year in any discipline can apply for admission in MBA courses across Maharashtra.
  • Over 300 private and government colleges and universities are participating in the MAH CET MBA Admission Process.
  • The Exam Pattern and syllabus is almost similar to CAT.

Learn from the expert preparation tips to crack MH MBA Exam 2021. Download MAH CET MBA Question Papers to get acquainted with the upcoming exam. Go through the MH CET Study Material 2021 and prepare all the topics in a comprehensive manner. Regularly practice MAH MBA CET mock test to improve your score and minimise mistakes. 

What is MAH CET?

The MAH CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) is a computer-based management entrance exam. The MAH MBA/MMS-CET test is administered by the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell for admission to MBA programmes at various institutes throughout the state. MAH CET MBA is followed by the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) or Counselling, in which candidates are assigned MBA seats in MAH CET participating colleges based on their scores. Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension are among the topics included in the MAH MBA CET exam.

MAH CET Exam 2021Overview
  • Master in Business Administration Common Entrance Test
  • Master in Management Studies Common Entrance Test
MAH CET Full FormMaharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam Conducting BodyState CET Cell - Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Mode of MAH CET ExamOnline
Frequency of the exam once a year
MAH CET Exam typeState Level MBA Entrance Exam
Validity of MAH CET Result1 year
MAH CET Colleges330+ colleges
MAH CET Official Details Official Website:
Official Email:
Official Contact No.: 022-22016157/59
Official Address

State CET Cell, Maharashtra State,
Mumbai.8th Floor, New Excelsior Building,
A. K. Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai- 400 001.
Tel: 022 – 22016157 / 59/ 53/ 34/ 19/ 28

MAH CET Notification 2021

The notification for MAH CET MBA has been released on 22 June 2021 by the Govt. of Maharashtra in its official site which is The MAH CET MBA Notification 2021 pdf is now available on the official webiste- The official MAH CET MBA Notification pdf contains all the details about the exam such as exam date, application form, eligibility and more. 

Candidates who hold a graduation degree from a recognized university or are in their final year are eligible to apply for MAH CET 2021 for admission into the MBA Program of the state.

Download MAH CET MBA Notification 2021 PDF 

MAH CET 2021 Important Dates

The dates for MAH CET 2021 have been released and have been tabulated below. The official registration dates are updated here as per the MAH CET MBA Notification 2021 released by the Govt. of Maharashtra. The MBA CET Exam date 2021 will be released soon. 

MAH CET MBA 2021 Important Dates

MAH CET 2021 Events



MAH CET 2021 registration start date

22 June 2021

MAH MBA CET 2021 registration link is now live. The Maharashtra MBA CET 2021 registration date have been announced on the official website. 

MAH CET 2021 Registrations last date

19 July 2021

Candidates must note the last date to fill the MBA CET 2021 application form to avoid missing the deadline. 

MAH MBA CET 2021 registration date - Re-opens

From 12 August 2021 to 16 August 2021

Restart of MBA CET online registration & confirmation of Application Form on the website

MBA CET 2021 application form correction

14 August 2021 to 16 August 2021

Applicants can edit the name, photo, sign, and exam centres on the application form

MAH CET 2021 Admit Card Release Date

10 September 2021 (tentative)

The MH CET MBA Hall Ticket Download 2021 will be released soon. All applicants who successfully register for the CET exam must download the admit card. 


MAH CET 2021 exam date

16, 17 & 18 September 2021

The MBA CET 2021 exam date was released. Candidates preparing for the exam must solve MAH MBA CET Mock Test

MAH CET 2021 result date

29 October 2021

The MAH CET Result for MBA Admissions is released in form of a scorecard.


To be announced

MAH CET MBA Counseling Details and Dates will be released on the official website. 

MAH CET Apply Online 2021

MBA CET 2021 registration form re-opens. The extended MBA CET 2021 registration date is from 12 August 2021 to 16 August 2021. Applicants can confirm their details in MBA CET 2021 application form and fill it before the extended last date. 

The MBA CET 2021 application form correction date is from 14 August 2021 to 16 August 2021. Check the MBA CET Form 2021 link below. 

MAH CET MBA Registration 2021, Apply Now

How To Apply For MAH CET 2021?

You can apply only through online mode for MAH CET 2021 for admission into the MBA Program. The steps to apply for MAH CET MBA 2021 Online is given below:

  • Registration: Visit the official website of MAH CET ie. and click on the “Click here for Online Registration” tab.
  • Register yourself by providing the details and then you will be allotted a provisional registration no. and a password. The same will be sent to your registered email and contact number.
  • Log In: After successful registration, log in by using your registration no. and a password to complete the application process.
  • Enter your details such as personal details, educational qualification, and other details.
  • Upload your photograph and signature in the required format as mentioned below.


Documents to Upload For MAH CET MBA 2021 Online Form

The following documents are required to upload while filling up the MAH CET MBA 2021 Online Form in the required format and dimensions.

  • The photograph must be uploaded in color only.
  • You have to sign on white paper with a Black ballpoint pen in SMALL Letters only. 


Size of file



20kb–50 kb 

200 x 230 pixels (preferred)


10kb – 20kb 

140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

The image file should be in JPG or JPEG format. 

  • The next step would be to pay the application fee as required. 
  • Verify your details before paying the application fee.

Application Fee for MAH CET 2021

You will be required to pay an application fee in the online mode only. You can pay MAH CET 2021 application fee through Internet Banking, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets along with service charge. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances. 


Application Fee

For Open Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates  

Rs. 1000/-

For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [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/-

  • Lastly, take a printout of the e-receipt and application form for future procedures.

MBA CET Eligibility Criteria 2021

The eligibility criteria laid down for MAH CET 2021 online test is as follows:

  • You must have a valid bachelor's degree from a UGC recognised university or institute. 
  • You should have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent and at least 45% for backward class categories and Persons with Disability (PwD) belonging to Maharashtra State only or its equivalent.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year examination of any Bachelor’s degree to be awarded by any of the Universities recognized by the University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline are also eligible to apply


What is the exam pattern for MAH CET MBA?

Before you kickstart your preparations for the  MAH CET 2021 exam it is important that you know the exam pattern and syllabus. The MAH CET MBA 2021 Exam will be held in an online mode only. Detailed MAH CET Exam Pattern 2021

  • There are four sections as depicted below.
  • The test will consist of multiple-choice objective type questions with five options in each question.
  • The medium of the MAH CET Online Test will be English.
  • The duration of the test is 120 minutes. Earlier, the exam was 150 minutes long.
  • There is no negative marking system for an incorrect answer marked by you in the online test.


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Marks per question

Logical Reasoning



1 Mark per Question

Abstract Reasoning



Quantitative Aptitude 



Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension 






What is the syllabus for MBA CET 2021?

The syllabus for MAH CET MBA  includes topics to be covered under four sections. The MAH CET Notification releases an overview of the syllabus, However BYJU'S Exam Prep experts have curated a list of topics to be covered under each section below. The MBA CET Syllabus includes the following sections: Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension.


MAH CET MBA Syllabus: Logical and Abstract Reasoning

The Reasoning Section comprises Logical Reasoning of 75 marks and Abstract Reasoning of  25 marks. It tests how quickly and accurately you can think. This test comprises questions based on figures and diagrams along with verbal reasoning.

The topics for MAH CET Logical and Reasoning Ability are given below:

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Input-Output
  • Figure-Based Statement
  • Set Theory
  • Series Completion
  • Puzzles including linear and series arrangement
  • Statements and Arguments
  • Analogy
  • Fact-Inference
  • Syllogism
  • Questions based on Venn Diagram, Network Diagram
  • Sequential Output
  • Miscellaneous

MAH CET MBA Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude 

This includes questions that will measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs, and charts. The topics for MAH CET Quantitative Aptitude is as follows.

MAH CET MBA Syllabus: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 

This section includes passages with questions based on their contents to test your comprehension. Your English Language ability would be tested through this test. The topics for MAH CET 2021 have been mentioned below:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Cloze Test
  • Para Jumbles
  • Error Correction
  • Sentence completion
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Comprehension of passages

How to prepare for MAH MBA CET Exam 2021

MAH CET is similar to other MBA Exams such as CAT, MAT, and XAT. The only difference is that it is a state-level exam. To excel through the MAH CET 2021 MBA Exam and get a percentile score of more than 99, the following tips will come in handy. check the detailed MBA CET Preparation Strategy for the upcoming exam. 

  • Take as many MBA CET mock tests as possible as this will improve your accuracy level. The MBA Coaching institutes provide study material as well as Mock Test Books. However, you can also find mock test series online as well. 
  • MAH CET Exam will be conducted soon and the students who apply for CAT also apply for MAH CET as well. So, the occurrence of both exams is only four months away. Hence, one only needs to practice as many mock tests as possible for MAH CET.
  • Completing the MAH CET Online Test on time with maximum accuracy and speed is critical. So, make sure that you focus on your weak areas to improve the time limit.
  • MAH CET has no negative marking nor does it have a sectional time limit. Hence, target those questions where you are sure to get those first.
  • Learn to manage time effectively as there is a possibility that you might get stuck in a few reasoning ability or numerical questions.
  • If you do not know any answer then move to the next question to avoid time lapse.

Also. check MH CET MBA Study Material 2021

Best Books for MBA CET 2021

To ease your preparation for MAH CET 2021 we have listed down the MAH MBA books that are needed to get through the examination.

  • Mathematics for MBA Entrance Exams: R.S. Agarwal
  • MBA Mock Papers: R.K. Jha
  • MAH CET (MBA/ MMS) Entrance Guide: Disha Publications
  • Maharashtra MBA CET: Arihant Publications
  • Logical Reasoning: Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Sarvesh. K.Sharma
  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: Ajay Singh

MAH MBA CET Question Papers 

The MAH CET MBA Question Paper will assist you in gaining a better understanding of the exam pattern. MAH MBA Previous year papers give you a clearer idea of the types of questions that will be asked in the exam and how important each topic is. You may download the MAH CET MBA Question Paper pdf from the link below. 

MAH MBA CET Previous Years’ Question Papers 

You can also check detailed MAH MBA Question Paper 2020 Analysis and understand the past year paper in a more comprehensive manner. 

MAH CET MBA Top Colleges

MAH CET is an entrance exam for MBA Colleges in the state of Maharastra. Many famous institutes for MBA programmes are located in Maharashtra, including SPJIMR, SJMSOM IIT Bombay, NITIE-Mumbai, SIBM-Pune, and many others. You must check the details about MAH CET MBA Colleges below. 




SJMSOM IIT Bombay, Mumbai


NITIE, Mumbai


SPJIMR, Mumbai


Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune


Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai

Check the complete list of MAH CET Participating Colleges and college details. 

MAH CET Previous Year Cut Off

In order to secure admission to top colleges of Maharashtra one has to get a percentile of more than 99 as this is the criteria for those colleges. This means that you have to get 140 questions correct out of a total of 150 questions.

The MAH CET MBA Cutoff for previous years for top colleges presents you with a fair idea about the level of the competition and help you set a target score. 

MAH CET MBA Cut Off 2020

The Result for MAH CET MBA 2020 was released on 23rd May 2020. The MAH CET MBA Cut off for 2020 is given below. 

Institute Name

MAH CET Cutoff Percentile 2020

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


Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai


N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai


K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai


MET’s Institute of Management, Mumbai


University of Pune - DMS (PUMBA), Pune


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


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



MAH CET MBA Admit Card 2021

The admit card for MAH CET MBA 2021 has been released on 09 September 2021. The MAH MBA CET hall ticket serves as an important document for appearing for the MAH CET MBA 2021 Exam. Without the hard copy of the MAH CET MBA Hall Ticket with correct credentials and an original valid ID Proof, you will not be permitted to take the test. After taking a printout of the CET admit card you have to affix a recent recognizable photograph on the Hall Ticket preferably the same as provided during registration.

Download MAH MBA CET Admit Card 2021

How To Download MAH CET MBA 2021 Admit Card 

Follow the steps below to download the hall ticket for MAH CET MBA 2021.

  • Enter your login credentials which include your Login ID or Registration ID.
  • Enter Your Date of Birth/Password
  • The MAH CET MBA Admit Card 2021 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of it.

Discrepancy in Downloading MAH CET 2021 Admit Card

In case there is any discrepancy in the hall ticket, contact DTE Maharashtra on any of the following details during office timing hours.

  • Phone No.: 91-022-2264 1150, 2264 1151, 2262 0601 or 2269 0602 
  • Fax: The applicant can fax on 91-022-2269 2102, 2269 0007
  • E-mail on:

MH MBA CET Exam Analysis 2021

BYJU’s Exam Prep Exam experts conducted a detailed MBA CET 2021 Analysis which includes MBA CET Topic Wise Weightage, section-wise analysis, the difficulty level of the exam, good attempts and more. You can also download the memory-based MBA CET question paper 2021 along with answers. After the exam analysis 2021, check the expected MBA CET cutoff marks. 

The MBA CET Exam 2021 for 16 September 2021 was of moderate difficulty level. Check the detailed exam analysis and topic-wise weightage. 

MH MBA CET Exam Analysis -16 September 2021

MH CET MBA 2021 Analysis September 16th 2021 (morning slot)

  • Easiest section - AR Section
  • Toughest section - VARC Section
  • Overall difficulty level - Moderately-Easy

MH CET MBA 2021 Analysis September 16th 2021 (evening slot)

  • Easiest section - QA Section
  • Toughest section - VARC Section
  • Overall difficulty level - Moderately-Difficult

The MBA CET Exam 2021 for 17 September 2021 was of moderate difficulty as compared to day 1. Check the detailed exam analysis and topic-wise weightage. 

MH MBA CET Exam Analysis -17 September 2021

MAH CET Result 2021

After completion of the MAH CET MBA Online Exam 2021, the result is released in a month or two. You will need to visit the official site of MAH CET in order to check your result.. The MAH CET MBA Result 2021 will be released in form of a scorecard. Using their login credentials, students will be able to check their MBA CET results. The MAH CET MBA result 2021 will feature an All India Rank (AIR) as well as a scorecard with the candidate's total percentile and score. The MAH CET Scorecard shall contain the following details. 

  • Name of the applicant
  • The candidate's roll number
  • Rank
  • Total MAH CET Score
  • Percentile Percentage

How to check the MAH CET MBA Result 2021?

Step 1: Go to or click here to go to the official website.

Step 2 - Select the ‘MAH CET MBA Result 2021' tab.

Step 3 - The MAH CET MBA 2021 result will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4 - Participants can review their overall score and percentile ranking.

Step 5 - Save the file to your computer and print it off for future reference.

MAH CET CAP or Counselling 2021

Once the result for MAH CET 2021 is declared, you will be required to attend the MAH CET counselling procedure. Candidates who match the MAH CET MBA cutoff's minimum eligibility criteria will be required to take part in the exam. MAH MBA Counseling, which is a centralised process covered by the Centralized Admission Process, is included in the MAH MBA CET (CAP). For the awarding of seats to MAH CET applicants in participating institutes, the State Common Entrance Test Cell conducts this process.

The Centralized Admission Process (CAP) is held in three rounds for the allotment of seats for both Maharashtra State and Outside Maharashtra State candidates. To apply for admissions to Maharashtra management institutions through MAH CET counselling, students from outside Maharashtra must have a valid CAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT(February session)/XAT/ATMA score.

An application fee of Rs. 2000 for General candidates and Rs. 1800 for Reserved candidates of Maharashtra has to be paid for the seat allotment process. 

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  • To prepare for MAH MBA CET Exam 2021, you must be well versed with the latest exam pattern and syllabus to begin with. Download the MAH MBA CET Question paper to get acquainted with the kinds of questions asked and prepare accordingly. You can also practice MAH CET Mock Test to consistently revise and level up.

  • To apply for the MAH MBA CET, you must check the eligibility and apply online once the registration begins. The MAH CET MBA Form 2021 is now available from 22 June 2021 to  17 July 2021. 

  • Over 400 MBA institutions and colleges in Maharashtra recognise the MAH CET result and Score. Few of the MAH MBA CET Colleges are JBIMS, SIMSRESS, KJ Somaiya. 

  • Candidates who have a bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognised university with minimum 50 per cent are eligible for MAH MBA CET Exam. 

  • The MAH CET MBA Notificatiion 2021 has been announced. The MAH CET MBA Exam Date 2021 will be announced soon. 

  • No, the MAH CET MBA Score is not applicable to colleges outside the state of Maharashtra. 

  • The MAH CET MBA Exam is conducted by  State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, also known as Maharashtra CET.