MAH MBA CET 2023: Result (Link Out), Dates, Answer Key, Question Paper Analysis, Pattern, Cutoffs

MAH MBA CET 2023: Result (Link Out), Dates, Answer Key, Question Paper Analysis, Pattern, Cutoffs

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Jun 5, 2023
MHSCETC has declared MBA CET 2023 result on its official website. Check all details for MBA CET 2023 cutoffs, top colleges, CAP round, question paper, syllabus, exam pattern and more.

MBA CET 2023 result is now declared online. As per the latest updates, MHCET MBA for the A.Y 2023-24 was conducted on 25 and 26 March 2023 at 191 centres across the country and re-exam was conducted on 6 May 2023. MBA CET is a state-level exam conducted annually by MHSCETC for those who are interested to join in the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra. Our experts have shared the day-wise and slot-wise analysis after the exam.

The MAH MBA CET 2023 day 1 exam was easy but the candidates faced several mismanagements in both sessions of the exam. However, day 2 of MHCET MBA 2023 was glitch-free. Thereby, on the recommendation of the exam enquiry committee, the exam conducting body will conduct MBA CET for this year again for all the appeared candidates. Get all the relevant information regarding MAH MBA CET 2023 here including re-exam schedules, eligibility, admit card, registration process, fees, pattern, syllabus and more.

Important Dates
MBA CET 2023 Exam Date (Re-Exam)  -May 6, 2023

MBA CET 2023

Every year, MH-SCETC conducts MH CET MBA to shortlist the candidates for MBA admission to top MBA colleges in Maharashtra. The official website published the MBA CET 2023 notification, along with the exam dates, which were 25 & 26 March 2023. In the day 1 exam, the candidates faced several technical glitches and mismanagement. For that reason, the exam conducting body has re-taken MHCET MBA 2023 again on 6 May 2023.

MAH MBA CET Latest Updates

The authority has released the exam dates for the upcoming MHCET MBA Exam along with a PDF file. It enriches the candidates with the elaborated details centring on the MBA CET 2023.

  • 3 June 2023: The authority has released the results for all appeared candidates online on its official website. Login to the portal and download MBA CET result in the form of a scorecard PDF.
  • 6 May 2023: The appeared candidates can re-appear again in MBA CET for the A.Y 2023-24 on this scheduled date, instead of 30 April 2023.
  • 6 - 14 April 2023: The exam conducting authority has activated a re-registration link for MBA CET 2023, as there were technical glitches in the day 1 exam.
  • 25 and 26 March 2023: As per the latest official updates, the exam conducting authority MH SCETC will conduct MBA CET on these scheduled dates in 2 shifts.
  • 19 March 2023: The officials have released the admit card cum hall ticket on the official website for all who have successfully registered for MBA CET.

MBA CET 2023 Exam Date

The MH-SCETC released re-exam dates on its official website for all the appeared candidates. Candidates preparing for the MBA CET must know the exam dates so they won't miss any upcoming events and deadlines. All the exam dates for MHCET MBA 2023 are mentioned here in the table below.


MBA CET 2023 Exam Date


MBA CET 2023 notification

9 January 2023

The official MBA CET notification is released online for the upcoming session 2023-2024

Registration Date

23 February 2023 - 11 March

The registration for MBA CET was extended till 11 March 2023.

Declaration of Admit Card

19 March 2023

MH-SCETC has released the admit card for MHCET MBA 2023 online after registration. The candidates must download it from the official website using their login details.

MBA CET 2023 Exam Date

25 & 26 March 2023

The official MBA CET 2023 Dates for the upcoming exam are 25 and 26 March 2023.


6 - 14 April 2023

The exam conducting body has activated the re-registration link for MAH MBA CET, to take the exam again.

MBA CET 2023 Exam Date (re-exam)

6 May 2023 (Revised)

A re-exam will be conducted on this scheduled date, as on day 1 MBA CET, the candidates faced mismanagement and technical glitches.

Declaration of Result and Scorecard

3 June 2023

The authority has declared MHCET MBA 2023 result online for all the appeared candidates.

MBA CET CAP Round 2023

To be Declared

The MBA CET Counselling entails steps such as online registration, document verification, uploading, and confirmation of admission by candidates at a designated Setu Suvidha Kendra.

What is MBA CET?

The MH CET MBA or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for MBA is a computer-based management entrance exam. It is a state-level MBA Entrance Exam that tests candidates' skills in 4 chapters, including, Logical and Abstract Reasoning, VARC and Quantitative Aptitude. As per the latest updates, MBA CET 2023 registration is now closed on the official website and it was extended till 11 March 2023. The candidates who will clear the cutoff will get an opportunity to attend the CAP round, conducted by MBA CET participating colleges based on candidates' scores.

Candidates must also be thorough with the complete details about the upcoming MHCET MBA. Check complete information about MBA CET through the following table:




Also, Known as MAH MBA/MMS CET

Master in Business Administration Common Entrance Test

Master in Management Studies Common Entrance Test


Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

State CET Cell - Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra

Mode of MBA CET



Once a year

MAH MBA CET Exam type

State-Level MBA Entrance Exam

Validity of MBA CET Result


MH CET Colleges

330+ colleges

MBA CET Official Details

Official Website:

Official Email: maharashtracetcellgmailcom

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

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MBA CET 2023 Result cum Scorecard Declaration

The authority of the MAH CET MBA has declared the result on the official website on 3 June 2023: The MBA CET Result is released in the form of a scorecard and you can download it by using your login credentials. You must note that the MHCET MBA Result 2023 features an All India Rank (AIR) and a scorecard with the aspirant's total percentile and score. The MBA CET 2023 scorecard shall contain the following details.

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

How to Check the MBA CET Result?

Note the step below to know the process to check MAH CET MBA Result

  • Step 1: Go to
  • Step 2: Select the 'MBA CET 2023 Result' tab.
  • Step 3: The 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 2023 CAP Round

Once the result for MBA CET 2023 is declared, you will be required to attend the MBA CET Counselling. The aspirants who match the CET MBA Cut Off will be shortlisted for the counselling process. The MBA CET cap round is a centralized process covered by the Centralized Admission Process to select the aspirants for making the final list. The State Common Entrance Test Cell conducts this process to award seats to MBA CET 2023 applicants in participating institutes.

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 admission to Maharashtra management institutions through MBA CET 2023 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 MBA CET Seat Allotment process.

MAH MBA CET 2023 Cut Off

The CET Authority has released the previous year's MHCET MBA cutoff on its official website. 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. The MBA CET Cut Off for top colleges gives you a fair idea about the level of the competition and helps you set a target score.

MAH CET Cut Off 2022

Given below is MBA CET Cut Off for CAP Round 2 for the top 10 MBA/MMS colleges in Maharashtra.

Top MBA CET Colleges in Maharashtra

MBA CET Cut Off 2022

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai




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


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


Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune


Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai


COEP Technological University


Chetana's Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai


MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai


Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management, Mumbai


Note: Maharashtra MBA CET 2023 cut-off will be updated here after the commencement of the exam.

Top 10 MBA Colleges in Maharashtra Through CET

The MHCET MBA is an entrance exam for MBA colleges in the state of Maharastra. Many famous institutes for MBA programs are located in Maharashtra, including SPJIMR, and many others. You must check the details about MBA CET Colleges below.


Top 10 MBA Colleges in Maharashtra Through CET


SJMSOM IIT Bombay, Mumbai


Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai


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


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


Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune


Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai


COEP Technological University


Chetana's Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai


MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai


Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management, Mumbai

MBA CET 2023 Selection Process

There are two phases of the MHCET MBA selection process. Those candidates who have secured 50% marks (for reserved categories 45% marks) in graduation from a recognized institution can fill out the application form for the upcoming MBA CET.

  • The first phase consists of an online computer-based exam where you need to answer multiple-choice questions in a stipulated time frame.
  • Qualified candidates from the first phase of the MBA CET will be considered for the second phase, which is a counselling session.
  • Counselling is carried out through CAP (Centralized Admission Procedure) by Maharashtra DET authorities. It is the last phase of the MBA CET 2023 selection process

MHCET MBA 2023 Notification

The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell announced the MBA CET 2023 notification on the official website ( on 9 January 2023. The MAH CET Notification 2023 PDF is available on the official website. The MBA CET for the academic year 2023-2024 was conducted on 25 and 26 March 2023 (2 slots each day). But the exam conducting authority has decided to re-take the MHCET MBA 2023 on 6 May 2023 for all the appeared candidates for several complaints related to technical issues.

MBA CET 2023 Exam Date Re-exam Revised Schedule

Who is Eligible for MBA CET?

There is a set of eligibility parameters for the candidates appearing for MAH CET MBA 2023 as prescribed by the SCETC on their official website. Candidates who are applying for the upcoming exam for the academic year 2023-2024 should ensure they fulfil all the MBA CET eligibility norms. Otherwise, their candidature might be cancelled at any stage. They must fit into the prescribed official MBA CET 2023 Eligibility are as follows:

  • The aspirants must pass a 3-year Bachelor's degree from a recognized university (UGC Recognised or equivalent) in any discipline to appear in the MBA CET.
  • 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.

MAH MBA CET Registration 2023

The official authority has closed the MHCET MBA registration link online on its official website. The candidates who are eligible and interested to appear in MBA CET must complete the registration and fill out the application form, as soon as it is released. As per the official notification, the last date to submit MBA CET 2023 application form was extended to 11 March 2023. You can follow the step-by-step process registration below to avoid any mistakes or silly errors at the last minute while filling out the form.

MBA CET Exam 2023 Registration

How to Apply for MHCET MBA 2023?

The aspirants must be conversant with all the details of the application online process. The steps to apply for MBA CET 2023 Online are given below:

  • Registration: Visit the official website of MBA CET, and click on the 'New Registration' tab.
  • Register yourself by providing all the details; a provisional application no. and password will be allotted. The same will be sent to your registered email and contact number.
  • Log In: After successful registration, log in by using your application no. and password to complete the application process for MBA CET 2023.
  • Enter your details, such as personal details, educational qualifications, and other details.
  • Upload your photograph and signature as per the required format.

Documents to Upload For MAH MBA CET Application Form

The following documents must be uploaded online while filling up the MAH CET MBA application form in the required format and dimensions.

  • A coloured photograph needs to be uploaded.
  • The application form must be signed 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.

  • Candidates need to pay the application fees after verifying the details.
  • Lastly, take a printout of the e-receipt and CET MBA 2023 application form for future procedures.

MBA CET Form Fee

The MHCET application fee is mandatory for all candidates to submit the application form successfully. The MBA CET 2023 fees can be paid online through Internet Banking, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets along with service charges. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

Below are the MBA CET form fees details for different categories of candidates:


MBA CET 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/-

MBA CET Exam Pattern 2023

Before you kickstart your preparations for the MAH MBA CET, you must know the exam pattern and syllabus. The complete details of the paper pattern for the MHCET MBA exam have been tabulated herewith.

MBA CET Exam Pattern 2023

  • There are four sections: Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension.
  • The MBA CET 2023 will consist of multiple-choice objective-type questions with five options for each question.
  • The medium of the MBA CET online Test will be English.
  • The total time duration is 120 minutes. Earlier, the exam duration was 150 minutes.
  • There is no negative marking for the incorrect response.

MBA CET Exam Sections

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Marks per Question

Logical Reasoning



1 Mark per Question

Abstract Reasoning



Quantitative Aptitude



Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension






MAH CET MBA Syllabus

As per the official update, MBA CET 2023 Syllabus consists of the below sections:

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension

Note the below table to get an overview of the topic covered in the MBA CET 2023.

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Coding and Decoding

Set Theory

Blood Relation




Statements and Arguments

Input and Output


Venn Diagram, Network Diagram




Ratio and Proportion

Mixtures and Allegations


Number System


Profit and Loss, discount

Permutation, and Combinations, Binomial Theorem


Simple and Compound Interest

Speed, Time, Distance

Data Interpretation: Charts, Graphs, Tables


Error Correction


Sentence completion

Synonyms and antonyms

Cloze Test

Para Jumbles

Comprehension of passages

MAH MBA CET 2023 Admit Card

The official MH CET MBA Admit Card is now released online. The candidates who have successfully filled out the application form can download their admit card online by using their login details. MBA CET hall ticket serves as an important document for appearing for the exam. No candidates will be permitted to take the test without a hard copy of it with correct credentials and an original valid ID Proof. After taking a printout of the MBA CET 2023 admit card, you have to affix a recently recognizable photograph on it, the same as provided during registration.

How To Download MBA CET Admit Card?

Follow the steps below to download the hall ticket for MAH CET 2023.

  • Enter your login credentials which include your Application Number.
  • Enter Your Date of Birth/Password
  • The MBA CET admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of it.

In case there is any discrepancy in the MBA CET 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


How to Prepare for MBA CET?

The candidates preparing for the upcoming MHCET MBA 2023 for the academic year 2023-2024 should have complete knowledge of the paper pattern and syllabus. Along with these, conceptual clarity, daily practice, and time management are key to acing the MBA CET with a good score. Here are some expert tips that you can follow for MAH CET Preparation.

  • Work on your mistakes to build 100% accuracy while solving the question papers.
  • Daily revisions are extremely important to score a good rank in the exam.
  • Solve past year question papers and sample papers of MBA CET so that you can understand the exam difficulty level and question types.
  • Make notes for all the important questions, theories and formulas and revise them in your free time.

MBA CET Previous Year Question Paper

The MHCET MBA Question Papers will help you in gaining a better understanding of the exam pattern. MBA CET previous year papers give you a clear idea of the types of questions that will be asked in the exam and how important each topic is. You may download the question papers with answers PDF and make a schedule to solve it at your convenience.


The candidates can follow the expert's recommended Best MHCET Books for Preparation. It will help them to complete the syllabus and other important topics on time. Below are some books that you can follow to score well in MBA CET.

  • Abstract Reasoning Test
  • Word Power Made Easy
  • NCERT Books (from class 8-12 standard)
  • Study notes as given by BYJU'S Exam Prep experts

Studying the best MBA CET books will help you to gain the below-mentioned benefits.

  • Regular habits of reading books will help you to gain subject-specific knowledge.
  • It will enhance your intelligence to solve the questions with accuracy
  • The candidates can learn new words which will help them to improve their English Vocabulary ability.

MHCET MBA Analysis 2023

The candidates must check MBA CET 2023 Exam Analysis, which is conducted by BYJU’S Exam Prep experts after the exam. It includes CET MBA topic-wise weightage, section-wise analysis, difficulty level, good attempts, and more. Go through the below section to get basic details for the day-wise MBA CET Analysis 2023.

MAH CET 2023 Analysis 25 March - Day 1 (slot 1)

The MBA CET Exam 2023 conducted on 25 March 2023 (Slot 1) was moderately easy. Check the detailed exam analysis and topic-wise weightage.

  • Overall difficulty level - Moderate
  • The total duration was 150 minutes, but some exam centres have faced technical glitches and the exam timer went on 180 minutes.

MBA CET 2023 Analysis 26 March - Day 2 (slot 1)

The MAH CET Exam 2023 on 26 March 2023 (Slot 1) was Moderate. The logical reasoning section consisted of 59 questions instead of 75, and the QA section consisted of 66 questions instead of 50.

  • The QA section consisted of both QA and DI-based questions. Most of the questions in QA were asked from Arithmetic.
  • The LR section was mostly dominated by Calendars. 
  • The RC and VOCAB questions were not so easy to solve.

MAH MBA CET 2023 Analysis 26 March - Day 2 (slot 2)

The overall difficulty level is easy to moderate, as most of the questions are easily doable. A total of 200 questions are asked, which are further divided into

  • LR: 53 LR + 22 VR
  • AR: 25
  • QA: 50 QA (No DI)
  • Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension: 50

MBA CET Mock Test

After completing the syllabus, the candidates must attempt MBA CET 2023 Mock Test to check their preparation level. It helps them to analyse their mistakes so that their accuracy can be improved.

Regular practice with BYJU'S Exam Prep MBA CET test series will ensure that you are prepared to handle all kinds of questions in the exam. These tests are designed by experts based on the latest exam pattern and question trends. The MBA CET 2023 online mock test also helps you solve all your doubts and strengthen your concepts.

MAH MBA CET Online Coaching

Level up your online preparation for MBA CET with the guidance of India's top teachers with a proven track record. The MH CET MBA online Coaching will help you cover the syllabus promptly with a good understanding of all the critical concepts. You will also be able to learn the best tricks to solve the questions with ease and speed.

As the MBA CET is held online, it is a good option to prepare for the exam in online mode. It is also convenient for aspirants preparing for the exam while working or studying. MBA CET 2023 online preparation allows you to study at your own pace and per your schedule.


  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for MBA, abbreviated as MBA CET Exam, is a management entrance test to study MBA in top B-schools within the state boundary of Maharashtra. It is conducted by STCET (State Common Entrance Test Cell), Maharashtra, yearly. The aspirants aiming at MAH MBA CET can get an opportunity to MBA in various management institutes in Maharashtra.

  • As per the latest official updates, the aspirants who have completed their Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks (45% for the reserved category) are eligible to apply for the MBA CET 2023. Final-year students can also apply for this exam if they fulfill MBA CET eligibility.

  • The aspirants, who are thinking of appearing for this exam, need to fill out the MHCET MBA 2023 Form online. Note the steps below to fill this form online:

    • Visit the official website of MBA CET
    • Click on “New Registration Tab”.
    • Register with the required details, and you will get the application number and password
    • After successful registration, click on the “Already Registered Tab”.
    • Log in using login credentials
    • Enter details and upload a photo and signature
    • Complete the Payment
  • As per the official notification, MBA CET syllabus will include four sections: Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension.

  • There is no upper age limit for MAH MBA CET 2023 exam. the aspirants only need to complete their graduation studies with 50% marks (45% for the reserved category). Additionally, the final-year aspirants can also apply for this exam if they qualify for these criteria.

  • In order to prepare for MBA CET, the aspirants need to clear all the basic understanding related to its syllabus. You can join BYJU’S Exam Prep Online Classes to clear your doubts by getting suggestions directly from the experts. Attempts BYJU’S Exam Prep Online Test Series and analyse your preparation level. 

  • There are no limits on the number of attempts for the MBA CET. the aspirants can appear for this exam as many times they wish to. But remember one thing, you will get only one chance to appear for this exam in a year as this exam is conducted only once by MBA CET Authority.

  • As per expert analysis, MAH MBA CET is not too tough to ace. The aspirants need conceptual clarity, and they must cover all the topics covered in this exam. The main thing is that there is no negative marking in this exam, so, no chance for marks deduction.

  • The basic difference between CAT and MHCET MBA is that CAT is a national-level exam, while MAH CET is a state-level exam. Thereby the competition level for MBA CET is comparatively lower than the other one.

  • The aspirants can download MBA CET 2023 admit card by the below-mentioned process.

    • Visit the official website and click on the Already Registered Tab
    • Enter your Login Credentials
    • Your admit card will be displayed.
  • After successfully completing the MBA CET Exam, the authority will declare the result on the official website of MAH CET. Note the steps below to view and download MAH CET 2023 Result.

    • Visit the official website.
    • Click on MAH CET MBA Result Tab.
    • Your result will be displayed.
  • No. If you obtain the first choice allotment, you will not be considered eligible to appear for further MAH CET MBA counselling rounds.

  • It consists of the entire process of the MHCET MBA. Candidates who have scored 50% marks (45% marks for the reserved category) in graduation from a recognized university can fill out the application form to appear in the exam. If you clear the cutoffs in MBA CET, only then will you be shortlisted for the final counselling process, which is the documents verification round.

  • Yes, candidates from countries other than India are allowed to apply. However, they must meet all MAH MBA CET eligibility to apply for this exam.

  • For universities accepting MBA CET scores for MBA/MMS/PGDM programmes, the MAH CET admission procedure entails an entrance exam followed by the Centralised Admission procedure, or CAP. 


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