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DTE Maharashtra conducts CET (Common Entrance Test) for MBA Aspirants, for those who want to take admission to MBA & MMS post graduation course. This article covers info about MAH MBA CET 2017 exam date, Syllabus, Online Registration & Application form, eligibility criteria, Exam Structure & Marking Scheme, Exam Fee, Best Books, Exam Centres list, Admission Procedure, CAP Rounds, List of Facilitation centers (Formerly ARC Centers), Schedule & Time Table, Hall ticket download link & procedure & latest Notifications from DTE Maharashtra. We have also tried to give last years, MBA CET 2016 Cut Off. This CET will make you eligible for admission to MBA, MMS and other Post Graduate Diploma in management courses affiliated to various Universities in Maharashtra including Pune University, Shivaji University Kolhapur, Solapur University, Nagpur University, BAMU etc.

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Latest Updates

  • No. of Forms filled for MAH MBA CET 2017: Approx. 95000
  • No. Seats available for MBA admission: Approx. 35000*
  • Student Ratio: 1:2.5
  • No of Students with positive (Non Zero) score: 88177
  • CET Form filling Date extension: Date of MAH MBA CET 2017 form filling is not extended by DTE Maharashtra.

*based on reliable sources

Important Dates

The below given is the detailed schedule & Time Table for admission through MAH MBA CET 2017.

Activity Date
Online Registration of Application Started January 21, 2017
Last Date of Registration of Application February 13, 2017
Last date for Editing Application Form February 13, 2017
Last Date for Printing Application February 28, 2017
Online Fee Payment Starting January 21, 2017
Last Date for Online Fee Payment February 13, 2017
Hall Ticket through candidate’s login Feb. 23 to March 5, 2017
Exam Date (Online) March 4 & 5, 2017
MAH MBA CET Results March 10, 2017
Online registration for CAP Round May 2017*
Documents verification June 2017*
Provisional Merit List: Display of the provisional merit list June 2017*
Submission of grievance (if any) June 2017*
Final Merit List June 2017*
CAP Round I: Provisional Allotment & Reporting to ARC June 2017*
CAP Round II: Provisional Allotment & Reporting to ARC July 2017*
CAP Round III: Provisional Allotment & Reporting to ARC July 2017*
CAP Round IV: Registration, Provisional Allotment & Reporting to ARC July 2017*
Reporting to allotted Institute Aug 2017*

*The Dates & schedule displayed above is provisional and may change under unavoidable circumstances. The
revised schedule, if any, will be notified on website

Disclaimer: This Disclaimer is given by DTE Maharashtra. Read it Carefully.

On-Line Application validation rules and design are based on the Advertisement requirement. Candidates are advised to read the advertisement carefully and refer “How to Apply” & “FAO” pages on the main page. Application submitted through On-Line form does not imply that candidate has fulfilled all the criteria given in the advertisement. Application is subject to subsequent scrutiny and can be rejected if found to be ineligible at any point of time.


MAH MBA CET is Common Entrance Test for MBA & MMS which is conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell & DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Govt. of Maharashtra every year.

Purpose of CET

To make candidates eligible to take admission to first year (Academic year 2017-18) of two year full-time post-graduate degree courses in Management in various institutes in Maharashtra –

  1. MBA: Master of Business Administration
  2. MMS: Master of Management Studies
  3. PGDBM: Post Graduate Diploma Course in Business Management
  4. PGDM: Post Graduate Diploma Course in Management

Where you can take admission?

This is the list of Universities & affiliated colleges or institutes where you can take admission through MAH MBA CET 2017.

a) All Government Management Institutes in Maharashtra
b) All University Departments of Management in Maharashtra
c) All University Managed Management Institutes in Maharashtra
d) All Unaided Management Institutes and/or its Association who have given consent to take part in the CAP rounds conducted by the State Government of Maharashtra.

Benefits of admission through CET

  • Better Options Available
  • Eligible for Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria

Basic Criteria Appeared for the final year examination of any Bachelor’s degree or Passed minimum Three-year Duration Bachelor’s Degree awarded by any of the Universities recognised by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline
Open Category At least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent
Backward class and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only At least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent

To Read Full Details about Eligibility Criteria  Click here

Registration Procedure

Below given is the procedure for Online Registration of Application. These guideline can help you get better idea about MAH MBA CET 2017 Online Registration.

  • Step 1: Go to Registration Page Click Here
  • Step 2: Click on the link “Click Here For New Registration”(Login if already Registered)
  • Step 3: Enter Details – Enter Name, Contact details and E-mail ID.
  • A provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Applicant should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  • Step 4: Save & Next, then use final submit button

Registration Fees

₹ 1000/- For Open Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates

₹ 800/- For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.

  • Payment Mode: Online system only by Credit Card or Debit Card (RuPay Card, Visa Card, MasterCard or Maestro Card), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards, Mobile Wallets. No other mode of payment shall be permitted.
  • Service charges: as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees. (Approx. Rs. 20)
  • Non Refundable: This fee is non- refundable under any circumstances.

Documents Required

For Online Registration

No documents are required to be submitted at this stage. Following soft copy / details are required while filling form.

  1. Scanned Photograph*
  2. Scanned Signature*
  3. Valid e-mail ID
  4. Valid Mobile no.

*Read Guidelines for photograph & signature scan and upload carefully. Application with unclear face or signature may get rejected.

Photograph Image:

  • Passport Size
  • Colour Photo: A White or light-coloured Background
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
  • No “red-eye”
  • No reflection of glasses, eyes clearly seen
  • No Caps, hats and dark glasses
  • Religious headwear: Allowed
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size: 20 KB to 50 KB

Signature Image:

  • Sign on white paper with Black Ink pen. (By Applicant Only)
  • Use same sign all over during CET & Admission process
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size: 10KB to 20KB
  • Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS: NOT accepted

Scanning the photograph & signature:

  • Scanner Resolution: Min. 200 dpi
  • Colour: True Color
  • Crop the image properly
  • File Type: Save as JPG or JPEG format for e.g. studentphoto.jpg
  • Use MS Paint or Picture Manager or any other toll to crop and resize photo

Information Required for CET Form Filling

Keep following details ready while filling MAH MBA CET 2017 Online Registration Form.

  • First Name:
  • Middle Name:
  • Last Name:
  • Phone Number:
  • Alternate Phone Number:
  • Email Id:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Father’s Name:
  • Mother’s Name:
  • Permanent Address:
  • Correspondence Address: (leave blank if same as above)
  • Educational Qualification
  • Graduation Stream: Science/Commerce/Law/Arts/Pharmacy/Engineering/Others
  • Graduation:
  • Duration:
  • Status: Appearing/Passed
  • If pass out: Aggregate mark obtained/CGPA:
  • Total Marks / CGPA:
  • Date of passing as per mark sheet:
  • % of marks:
  • Class/grade:
  • Other Details
  • Caste: Open/SC/ST/NT/VJ/OBC/SBC/others mention
  • Physically disabled: (yes/ No) ( )
  • If Yes, Then Type of disability:
  • If Yes, Then % of disability:
  • Religion:
  • Minority: Yes/No
  • Non creamy layer: Yes/No
  • Belongs to: Maharashtra state/ OMS/J&K
  • Bank Details
  • Bank account Number:
  • IFSC code:
  • Branch:
  • Name of the bank:

For ARC Verification (Not Now)

You may need following documents at the time of ARC Verification i.e. Verification of documents at FC Center.

Important: These documents are not required for Online Registration for CET Exam. These documents required after exam result at the time of Document Verification at Facilitation Center.

  • Scorecard (Marksheet) or Certificate of SSC (10th)
  • Marksheet or Certificate of HSC (12th)
  • Graduation Passing Mark-sheet or Certificate (Latest Passing Marksheet if appearing for final year)
  • Nationality, Age and Domicile Certificate
  • TC/LC/Migration Certificate
  • Caste Validity: The candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT (NT (A)), NT (B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC and SBC categories should produce “Caste Validity Certificate issued by Scrutiny Committee of Social Welfare Department.
  • Tribe Validity Certificate & Non Creamy Layer Certificate: The Candidate belonging to ST category should submit ”Tribe Validity Certificate’ issued by Scrutiny Committee of Tribal Department and valid Non Creamy Layer certificate except SC, ST candidates at the time of verification of documents.
  • Gap Certificate (If there is an educational Gap)
  • Income Certificate (For EBC Benefit) Know more about Scholarships here

List of Exam Centres

Click here for updated list of Exam Centres for MAH MBA CET 2017

Important Instructions:

  • Candidate must bring valid ID proof in the exam hall. For e.g. Driving License, Aadhar Card etc. Ration card is not valid proof.
  • Candidates will not be permitted to take the examination after the reporting time specified on the Hall Ticket.

Syllabus & Marking Scheme

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Below given is the list of popular or best books available for preparation of MAH MBA CET 2017. This is list of our favorite books useful for MAH MBA CET 2017.

  • Book 1: Maharashtra CET-MBA 2017 with Solved Papers (2006-2016) & 10 Mock Papers by by R.K. Jha
  • Book 2: Maharashtra MBA – CET – 10 Practice Sets by G.K.publications
  • Book 3: Maharashtra MBA-CET Guide (Popular Master Guide)

FC Centers

List of Facilitation (FC or ARC) Centers. Facilitation centres are available in almost all districts of Maharashtra. For full list of facilitation centers with address & contact details Click here 

Cut off List

Helpline No.*

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Important Links

  • Official Website of DTE Maharashtra: Click Here
  • Information Brochure MAH MBA CET 2017: Download Here
  • Persons with Disability: Guidelines & Scribe Declaration Form: Download Here


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