MAH CET Selection Process 2021: Phases, Qualifying Marks, Interview

MAH CET Selection Process 2021: Phases, Qualifying Marks, Interview

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Jun 10, 2021
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MAH CET MBA Selection Procedure 2021

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, will soon conduct the MBA CET 2021 as per the MAH CET MBA Admission Process. All aspiring candidates must know all about the MAH CET MBA Exam Pattern 2021 and MAH CET MBA Selection Process 2021. A clear understanding of the Selection Process will help you prepare for the exam more systematically. 

MAH MBA CET 2021 Exam Notification and other details will be announced soon. It is conducted to select suitable candidates to fill the seats of prestigious B-Schools across Maharashtra state. Below you will find all important details associated with the MAH CET MBA selection process and exam pattern for your quick, convenient and ready reference. 

The admission process of the MAH MBA CET Exam begins with the release of the application form and then the exam is conducted. After the result is announced, CAP is conducted to summarise the selection procedure.

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MAH CET MBA Selection Process 2021: Stage-wise details

There are two phases of the MAH CET MBA Selection Process 2021. Those candidates who have secured 50% marks (for reserved categories 45% marks) in graduation from a recognized institution can fill the application form.

  • The first phase consists of an online computer-based exam where you need to answer multiple-choice questions in a stipulated time frame. Understand the MAH CET Exam Pattern for the MBA Entrance Exam in detail. 
  • Qualified candidates from the first phase of MAH CET MBA 2021 will be considered for the second phase that is the counselling session.
  • Counselling is carried out through CAP (Centralized Admission Procedure) by Maharashtra DET authorities. This year, counselling is likely to be scheduled in June 2021 after the first phase's declaration of results is done. 

MAH CET MBA CAP Round 2021

A total of three to four rounds of counselling are expected to be conducted after the preliminary written exam. You need to submit the counselling registration fee of INR 1000 when filling the online application form.

DTE Maharashtra will release Cut Off Merit List for Maharashtra & Minority Seats along with All India Seats CAP Round-I. Provisional vacancies will be announced after CAP Round 2 for admission to MBA/MMS. If you are able to clear MAH CET MBA 2021 cut off marks set by participating institutions, you will qualify for the MAH CET MBA Selection Process 2021. 

The cut-off marks are different for OPEN, SC, ST, VJ/DT, NTB, NTC, NTD and OBC candidates. All the candidates are required to fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria as are necessary for seat allotment in the respective colleges associated. If you are from some other state than Maharashtra, you must have a valid CMAT/CAT/GMAT/ GMAT//MAT (score from the February 2021 session)/XAT or ATMA score to be eligible to apply for admissions to management colleges of Maharashtra under MAH CET MBA Counselling 2021.

MAH CET MBA Exam Details 2021

Before you take the exam, you must be aware of some Important MAH CET MBA 2021 Exam Details. The table below will give you the same.

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Mode of exam

Online (CBT) mode over two days


Attempt Limit 

Candidates can appear once a year


Type of Questions

MCQ with five options to choose from


Time Duration of the Test

120 minutes


Number of sections in the question paper

Four Sections

(a) reading comprehension

(b) logical reasoning

(c) abstract reasoning and 

(d) quantitative aptitude and verbal ability


Total number of questions



Scheme of Marking

1 mark for the correct answer. There is no negative mark for wrongly marked answers


Important points to remember

You need to reach your designated exam centre for at least two hours before the exam starts in order to complete the identification process.

MAH CET MBA Exam Pattern 2021

Below table will give you the detailed MAH CET MBA Exam Pattern 2021 for your easy understanding.

S. No.


Total number of questions

No. of marks per question


Logical reasoning 




Abstract Reasoning




Quantitative Aptitude




Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 






MAH CET MBA Selection Process FAQs

  • No. If you obtain the first choice allotment, you would not be considered eligible to appear for further MAH CET MBA counselling rounds.

  • Yes. You are supposed to carry the following documents with you – 10th and 12th class certificate and mark sheet, MAH CET 2021 scorecard, graduation degree mark sheet, school leaving certificate, identity proof, domicile certificate, reservation category related documents if applicable. 

  • Yes, PAN Card will be accepted as a valid identity proof during MAH CET MBA 2021 counselling as per the university guidelines. 

  •  Yes, candidates from countries other than India are allowed to apply. However, they must meet all MAH CET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021. 

  • More than 300 colleges in the state of Maharashtra.

  • MAH CET MBA 2021 exams are likely to be conducted at several exam centres in over 40 cities of Maharashtra.



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