MAH CET 2022: Application Form (Till Jun 22), Exam Dates

Exam Date

Aug 23, 2022

May 10, 2022 | Management


MAH CET LLB 5 years application form extended to Jun 22, 2022. The exam will be conducted on Aug 2, 2022. 

MAH CET 2022 exam hall tickets are expected in Jun 2022 and the exam is set to be conducted from Aug 23, 2022, to Aug 25, 2022, for MBA CET. 

The candidates looking to opt for JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, and other top MBA Colleges in Maharashtra are recommended to attend MAH CET Exam. Aspirants are suggested to check regularly to receive the latest updates of MAH CET. Candidates can find the detailed schedule for all the integrated courses through MAH CET 2022 in the article below. 

Latest Updates on MAH CET

  • May 10, 2022: MAH LLB 5 years CET 2022 application deadline deferred till Jun 22, 2022. Read More
  • May 4, 2022: MAH CET 2022 exam admit card to be released in Jun 2022. Exam to be conducted from Aug 23-25, 2022. Read More

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MAH CET 2022 Exam Dates

MAH CET LLB 5 years application form extended to Jun 22, 2022.  MAH CET 5 years LLB exam will be held on Aug 2, 2022, and the admit card will be distributed on Jul 15, 2022.

The below-mentioned are the important dates related to MAH CET. Candidates can follow this table as it will be constantly updated as per the official website.

MAH CET 2022 Complete Schedule
Course Registration Start Date Registration End Date Hall ticket Exam date Result
MBA/MMS Mar 17, 2022 Apr 20, 2022 (Extended) To be announced Aug 23, 2022 - Aug 25, 2022 To Be Announced
B.A,-B.Ed, B.Sc, B.Ed (Four Year Integrated Course) Mar 19, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 May 9, 2022
B.Ed,-M.Ed. (Three Year Integrated Course) Mar 19, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 May 9, 2022
B.P.Ed. Mar 22, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 Apr 22, 2022 May 11, 2022 - May 15, 2022
L.L.B (5-Year Integrated Course) Mar 19, 2022 Jun 22, 2022 Jul 15, 2022

Aug 2, 2022

M.P.Ed Mar 22, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 Apr 22, 2022 May 19, 2022 - May 22, 2022
M.Ed Mar 22, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 Apr 22, 2022 May 19, 2022
B.Ed (General & Special) Mar 24, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 May 5, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
B.Ed. CET + ELCET Mar 24, 2022 Apr 21, 2022 May 5, 2022 Jun 2, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
LLB (3-Year Integrated Course) Mar 24, 2022 Apr 12, 2022 May 5, 2022 Jun 7, 2022 - Jun 8, 2022

MAH CET 2022 Application

MAH CET LLB 5 years 2022 last date to apply is on Jun 22, 2022. Candidates can apply for the exam on the official website before midnight. The registration process for MAH CET 2022 has been announced and is completely online. It is important for the candidates to check if they fulfil the eligibility criteria before registering for MAH CET 2022. It is important for the candidates to go through the instructions carefully. This is because the registration will not be valid if the candidates do not meet the eligibility criteria. Candidates will also be required to produce proper proof and documentation of personal details and educational qualifications.

Steps to Apply for MAH CET 2022

The candidates are required to follow the given steps in order to apply for MAH CET 2022:

  • Visit the Official Site: The candidates should visit the Official Website to get the Application Form. Click on the "MAH CET Application Form" tab and then a new page will be displayed on the screen.
  • Select the Right course: Choose MAH CET Exam Application Form section and then choose the required course (MBA, MMS, PGDBM, PGDM).
  • Fill in the Relevant Information: After choosing the course and filling up the correct and proper information, upload the required scanned documents. The Application Form should be complete in all senses before submitting it.
  • Submit and Save: Click on "Submit" to enter MAH CET Application Form and then a new page will be open up. The candidate should then pay MAH CET Application Fees. Save and Print MAH CET Application Form for future use.

Read More: MAH CET 2022 Application Form


MAH CET is the common entrance test for admission into Post Graduate courses in Management in Maharashtra. It is a State Level entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra for admission in MBA, MMS, PGDBM, PGDM courses. MAH CET will be conducted online at various centres across Maharashtra and a few centres outside the state. The candidates who have appeared for or appearing for CAT, ATMA, XAT, MAT February are eligible for counselling in all the colleges under the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra. The final selection will depend on other factors like GD, PI, etc., in addition to the written exam. MAH CET will be tentatively held in August 2022. There are four sections in MAH CET namely Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reading Comprehension/Verbal Ability.

MAH CET 2022 Highlights
Exam Name MAH CET
Full-Form Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam Level State
Conducted Body Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra
Application Mode Online
Language English
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Duration 2.5 hrs or 150 min
Official Website
Helpdesk +91-7406711095

MAH CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be an Indian National. Children of NRI/ OCI/ PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, and Foreign nationals are exempted from appearing for the exam. The candidates who appeared for CAT, ATMA, XAT, MAT February are also eligible for the counselling process.

MAH CET has a reservation policy for seats which is given below:

MAH CET 2022 Reservation Policy
Type of Seats Reservation Percentage
Seats of Maharashtra State 85% (70% for HU & 15% for OHU)
All India Seats 15%
SC 13%
ST 7%
VJ/ DT (NT - A) 3%
NT – B 2.5%
NT – C 3.5%
NT – D 2%
OBC 19%
J&K Seats 1 seat in every institution
Foreign Nationals/PIO 15%
Ward of NRIs 5% of sanctioned intake
Institute Level Seats 20% only in Unaided non-minority institutes
Minority Seats Minimum 51% in Unaided-minority institutes

Read More: MAH CET Eligibility 2022

MAH CET Admit Card 2022

The admit card will be issued online only on the official website of DTE, Maharashtra and no hard copy will be sent through the post. The candidate has to enter his/her Registration number and password/Date of Birth to access MAH CET 2022, Admit Card.

If any discrepancies are there in the admit card, the candidate needs to immediately contact the conducting authority.

How to Download MAH CET 2022 Admit Card?

The candidate needs to follow the given steps:

  • Step 1: Visit MAH CET official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'Admit card' link.
  • Step 3: Enter your registration number and password/Date of Birth.
  • Step 4: Download and take a printout of your admit card.

Read More: MAH CET Admit Card 2022

MAH CET Exam Centres 2022

The candidates have to choose their desired Exam centre at the time of applying for the exam. A candidate has to choose 3 exam centres in the order of their preference. The choice of the centre will be final and once selected, the centre cannot be changed.

The various exam centre for the exam are as follows:

MAH CET 2022 Exam Centres
Exam Centres In Maharashtra Exam Centres outside Maharashtra
Ahmednagar Jalgaon Parbhani Ahmedabad
Amravati Jalna Pune Bengaluru
Akola Kolhapur Raigad Bhopal
Aurangabad Latur Ratnagiri Delhi
Bhandara Mumbai Sub Urban Satara Gandhinagar
Beed Mumbai Sangli Hyderabad
Buldhana Nagpur Sindhudurga Jaipur
Chandrapur Nandurbar Thane Kolkata
Dhule Nanded Solapur Lucknow
Gadchiroli Nashik Wardha Panaji
Gondia Osmanabad Washim Patna
Hingoli Palghar Yavatmal Raipur

Documents Required at the Exam Centre

The candidates must carry the following documents to the Exam Centre:

  • MAH CET Admit card
  • A valid Photo ID

Read More: MAH CET Exam Centres 2022

MAH CET Exam Pattern 2022

MAH CET 2022 Exam Pattern is set by its organizing body. It is very important for the candidates to go through the exam pattern thoroughly prior to preparing for MAH CET 2022 Exam. It gives an overview of the types and distribution of questions based on different topics. Understanding the exam pattern also helps the candidates to learn efficiently and strategize their preparation.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of MAH CET 2022 is as follows:

Particulars Details
Mode CBT (Computer-Based Test)
Language English
Duration 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Total questions 200
Marks 1 mark for each correct answer
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Sections 4 sections (Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Abstract Reasoning, and Comprehension/ Verbal Ability)

Paper Pattern

The Exam Pattern for MAH CET Exam is as follows:

MAH CET Exam Pattern
Section Marks per question Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Logical Reasoning 1 75 75
Abstract Reasoning 1 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 1 50 50
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension 1 50 50
Total   200 200

MAH CET Exam Pattern

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MAH CET 2019 Paper Analysis

MAH CET 2019 was conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra on March 14-15, 2019 in two slots. A common observation throughout all the slots was that the paper was found lengthy and it was a struggle for the test takers to attempt the paper in the given duration. The overall section-wise difficulty level of MAH CET 2022 is tabulated below:

MAH CET 2019 Paper Analysis
Section Name Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning Difficult
Abstract Reasoning Moderate to Difficult
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate
Verbal Ability and Reasoning Comprehension Easy to Moderate
  • There was a major change in the question paper on Verbal Ability creation. The questions were based on the contextual use of vocabulary, English language usage, para completion, and other topics.
  • Many questions were also easier for candidates to score high in uniform marking patterns.
  • Logical Abstract reasoning 50% weightage in the exam. Questions in Abstract Reasoning were quite easy as compared to other sections.
  • The Quantitative aptitude section was moderate to difficult. Out of 50 questions, more than 20 questions were on Data Interpretation and the rest were based on quantitative aptitude

MAH CET 2022 Syllabus

Candidates are required to go through MAH CET 2022 syllabus beforehand for preparing and accordingly scoring in the examination. MAH CET paper is divided into four sections namely Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reading Comprehension/Verbal Ability. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has not defined the exact syllabus anywhere. From the previous year's papers, the conclusions have been made and the probable MAH CET 2022 syllabus is:

MAH CET 2022 Syllabus
Subject  Topics
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension



Reading Comprehension

Quantitative Aptitude







Logical Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning

Blood Relation



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MAH CET 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates are required to follow certain techniques and strategies for preparing for MAH CET 2022 Exam. These strategies and tips help the candidates to plan well and prepare accordingly in order to score very high in the Exam. The tips and methods to crack MAH CET 2022 Exam with flying colours are given below for the candidates to take a look at it.

  • MAH CET is a highly regarded exam for admission into MBA, and thus the level of competition is very high. The top colleges under MAH CET are having a cutoff percentile around 99, showcasing the level of competition.
  • MAH CET is a race against time, where the candidate is required to complete 200 questions in 150 minutes. Thus practising a lot of questions can help the candidate to reduce the average time to complete each question. This way time efficiency will be achieved.
  • This is the prime strategy to be followed in the Reasoning and Aptitude sections. Hence, candidates should be well versed with the same by practising a lot of reasoning and aptitude-related topics.
  • The candidate is also required to read a lot of articles from newspapers and magazines to develop a good reading habit for the Verbal Ability section.
  • Also, the candidate can read several grammar books for the same, in order to be very clear with the grammar topics and concepts.
  • The candidate can refer to previous year's papers, sample papers, and reference books for MAH CET 2022. Practising a lot of previous years and sample papers will help the candidates to understand the types and distribution of questions generally in the question papers.

Mock Tests

The mock tests will help the candidate to analyze his/her speed of doing questions in the exam. Moreover, as a result of solving the mock test, the candidate can become aware of the areas that are taking more time and thus require more practice. Another important aspect of practising Mock Tests is that the candidates will be able to answer all the questions within the allotted time, without leaving any behind. They will also be able to prioritize their time for questions based on the difficulty and time required for answering them. This way excess time waste can be minimized.

Previous Year Question Papers

The candidates can get a fair amount of ideas about the syllabus after solving the previous year papers. Moreover, the candidate can analyze his/her weak spots in the syllabus and the time required to solve the entire paper. Thus MAH CET previous year papers will help him/her in planning his/her preparation. They will also be able to understand and get an idea about the overview of questions that can be expected in the question paper.

Coaching Centres

Several coaching centres are there for MAH CET 2022, especially in Mumbai, some of them are:

  • MBA Pathshala LLP
  • IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd
  • Manoeuvre
  • Unique classes
  • Study Campus

MAH CET 2022 Reference Books

MAH CET 2022 Reference Books are very essential for the candidates to go through and refer from, in order to prepare well for scoring higher in the examination. Candidates can get a clear idea of the topics that are needed to be covered in the examination. Topics and concepts can be covered easily by going through MAH CET 2022 Reference Books. Important MAH CET 2022 Reference Books are mentioned below for the candidates to make a note of.

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Time
  • The Pearson Guide to CET MBA Maharashtra by Vandana Thorpe
  • Target MH CET (MBA/ MMS) - Past Papers + 6 Mock Tests by Disha Publications
  • Maharashtra MBA CET Guide by RPH Editorial Board / Priyanka Prakashan
  • MH CET (MBA/ MMS) Entrance Guide by Disha Publications
  • Maharashtra MBA CET Books by CET King Publications
  • Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examination, Guha.
  • Mathematics for MBA Entrance Exams by R.S. Agarwal
  • Study Material on all sections of MBA CET Maharashtra by Chandresh Agarwal

Read More: MAH CET Books 2022

MAH CET Result 2022

The result of MAH CET 2022 will be available on the official website. Candidates can view their results by entering their registration number and password to access. A merit list is prepared on the basis of the exam. The list will contain State merit numbers, regional merit numbers, and category merit numbers. The results will be published after the official announcement.

How to View MAH CET Result?

To view the result, the candidate needs to undertake the following steps:

  1. Visit the official website of MAH CET.
  2. Click on "MAH CET 2022 Result"
  3. Enter your registration number, password, etc., and click on the Submit button.
  4. Download and take a printout of the result for future reference.

Read More: MAH CET Results 2022

MAH CET 2022 Cutoff

MAH CET 2022 Cutoff will be based on the marks secured by the candidates. The desired cutoff scores are required for various institutions coming under MAH CET 2022 Exam. Candidates are required to perform very well in the exam in order to score and secure high cutoff marks. Only those who secure good marks will be allotted seats based on the minimum cutoff requirements for each institution.

  • MAH CET is released by each institute after the results are declared. The Cutoff varies from one college to another. The cutoff is also different for each category.
  • MAH CET 2022 cutoff depends upon many factors like the number of seats available, the difficulty level of the paper, and the number of candidates appearing for the exam.

Candidates can visit this page regularly for further updates and information regarding MAH CET 2022 Cutoff and other associated events.

Selection Process

The Selection Process for Admission through MAH CET starts with the written exam. Based on the result of the written exam, cutoffs are released by the individual institutes and candidates above the cutoff are called for further process. The further process is called CAP (Centralized Admission Process )

The institutes then have their uniques procedures for selection, which may involve Group Discussion, Personal or panel Interviews, WAT, etc. Finally, based on the score obtained in all the rounds each having their weightage, the students will be given a call letter to join the institute.

Read More: MAH CET Cutoff 2022

MAH CET 2022 Counseling

The counselling dates for MAH CET 2022 will be determined based on the official notification released by Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell. MAH CET CAP i.e. Centralised Admission Process also referred to as Counselling, is conducted for admissions across 400 management institutes including JBIMS, SIMSREE, among others. All shortlisted candidates on the basis of MAH CET 2022 cutoff score are eligible to participate in MAH CET counselling starting with the online registration and submission of documents for verification.

  • The candidates will get notified about the counselling either through mail or SMS.
  • The candidates can take part in MAH CET 2022 Counselling by visiting the official website of the DTE and adding their login credentials.
  • The process of counselling comprises 3 steps document verification, photo verification, and signature verification.
  • CAP is the Centralized Admission Process introduced by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) to 400 - B-Schools in Maharastra.
  • CAP consists of four rounds. The candidates who qualify for MAH CET will be allocated in any one of the sessions depending on their score of the candidate.

Proof: Any government authorized identity proof like Aadhar Card, Voter Card, etc is required for MAH CET 2022 counselling.

Read More: MAH CET Counselling 2022

Guidelines for MAH CET Exam 2022

MAH CET Guidelines

  • Candidates without the Admit Card and the photograph pasted on the admit card will not be permitted to appear for MAH CET examination.

MAH CET Guidelines

  • The candidate is requested to report to the exam venue at least 30 minutes before the reporting time mentioned on the admit card.

MAH CET Guidelines

  • Candidates are not allowed to enter the examination hall after the commencement of the examination.
  • The candidate’s photograph affixed to the hall ticket should reasonably match with the uploaded in the online application form failing which the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the examination.

MAH CET Guidelines

  • The signature that the candidate has done in the exam and the one that is uploaded should be the same. In case of discrepancy, the candidate will not be allowed to write the examination.

MAH CET Guidelines

  • The candidate is not allowed to carry any personal belongings to the exam centre including but not limited to wrist-watch, cell phones, calculators, etc., If the candidate is carrying any personal item, it should be kept outside the class at the candidate's risk. The examination centre will not responsible for any loss or damage to such items

MAH CET Guidelines

  • If the candidate completes the exam before the scheduled end time, he/she will not be allowed to leave the exam hall.

MAH CET Guidelines

  • Having in possession of any notebook(s) or notes or chits or any other unauthorized material concerning the subject of the examination paper's respective action will be taken by the authority.

MAH CET 2022 Contact Details

  • Address: State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State, 8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A.K.Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai-400001. (M.S.)
  • Helpline Number (10:00 AM to 06:00 PM) : +91-9021768184, +91-9322083443, +91-9326394907,+91-7066827093
  • Website:


How many attempts are allowed in MAH CET?

A candidate can appear for MAH CET for 3 times only.

Can a non-Maharashtrian student appear for MAH CET?

Yes, a non-Maharashtrian can appear for the exam, however, he/she will be fighting for 15% of the total seats which are known as All India Seats.

Will there be GD/PI after MAH CET written exam?

Only JBIMS conducts GD, PI and other selection rounds after the written test. Rest all colleges give admission only based on the written test.

How many candidates generally appear for MAH CET?

Over 1 lakh students appear for MAH CET each year.

What are the courses offered through MAH CET?

The courses offered through MAH CET are MBA, MMS, PGDM, PGDBM. Candidates can check the above section for details.

How many sections are there in the exam?

The exam consists of 4 sections; Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Abstract Reasoning, and Comprehension/ Verbal Ability.

If there are any discrepancies on the MAH CET admit card what can the candidates do?

If there is any incorrect information on the admit card, candidates must immediately connect with the conducting authorities. Telephone: 022 – 22016157 / 59/ 53/ 34/ 19/ 28.

Will there be any hard copy of the admit card sent to the candidate?

No, the admit card can only be downloaded from the official website and no hard copies will be sent. Candidates need to take multiple printouts of the admit card.


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