MAH CET 2024: Application (Out), Exam Dates

Exam Date 02 Apr '23
Rajalakshmi BK
Rajalakshmi BK

Updated on - Jan 20, 2024

MAH CET 2024 exam application form has been released on the official website. Eligible candidates can access the MAH CET 2024 application form on the official website at The last date to apply for the MAH MBA CET is Jan 31, 2024. The MAH CET exam dates have been revised from Mar 23-24, 2024 to Mar 9-10, 2024.

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The candidates looking to opt for JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, and other top MBA and MMS 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 2024 in the article below. 

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MAH CET 2024 Application Form

The MAH CET MBA application form is currently available on the official website. The application form for MAH CET MBA 2024 was released on Jan 11, 2024, and the registration deadline is Jan 31, 2024. The registration process for MAH CET 2024 is completely online and candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying.

It is important to carefully read the instructions and provide accurate personal and educational documentation to complete the registration process successfully.

Steps to Apply for MAH CET 2024

The candidates are required to follow the given steps in order to apply for MAH CET 2024:

  • 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 the 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.

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MAH CET 2024 Exam Dates

MAH CET MBA/MMS 2024 exam dates have been detailed in the table below. The application process for MAH MBA CET has commenced and students can apply till Jan 31, 2024. Other dates related to the MBA exam and other courses exam will be updated in the table below after the official announcement. 

MAH CET 2024 Complete Schedule
Course Registration Start Date Registration End Date Hall Ticket Availability Exam Date Result Date
MBA/ MMS Jan 11, 2024 Jan 31, 2024 Mar 2024 Mar 9 - 10, 2024 Jun 2024
B.A,-B.Ed, B.Sc, B.Ed (Four Year Integrated Course) Mar 2024 Apr 2024 Apr 2024 May 2024 Jul 2024
B.Ed,-M.Ed. (Three Year Integrated Course) Mar 2024 Apr 2024 Apr 2024 May 2024 Jul 2024
B.P.Ed. Mar 2024 Apr 2024 Apr 2024 Aug 2024 Sep 2024
L.L.B (5-Year Integrated Course) Mar 2024 Apr 2024 Jul 2024 Aug 2024 Sep 2024
M.P.Ed Mar 2024 Apr 2024 Jul 2024 Aug 2024 Sep 2024
M.Ed Mar 6, 2024 Mar 20, 2024 Mar 27, 2024 Apr 2, 2024 May 2024
B.Ed (General & Special) Mar 2024 Apr 2024 May 2024 Jun 2024 Aug 2024
B.Ed. CET + ELCET Mar 2024 Apr 2024 May 2024 Jun 2024 Aug 2024
LLB (3-Year Integrated Course) Mar 2024 Apr 2024 May 2024 Jun 2024 Aug 2024

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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, PGDMBM, 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. There are four sections in MAH CET namely Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reading Comprehension/Verbal Ability.

MAH CET 2024 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 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the exam, the candidate must be an Indian National. However, children of NRI/OCI/PIO, children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, and foreign nationals are exempted from appearing for the exam. Additionally, candidates who have appeared for CAT, ATMA, XAT, or MAT in February are also eligible for the counseling process.

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

MAH CET 2024 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

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MAH CET Admit Card 2024

MAH CET 2024 admit card for the exam will be made available on the official website a week before the exam. Candidate are required to enter the application number and date of birth to download the MAH CET 2024, admit card.

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

How to Download MAH CET 2024 Admit Card?

The candidate needs to follow the given steps:

  • Step 1: Candidates must 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.

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MAH CET Exam Centres 2024

Candidates can choose their desired Exam centre at the time of applying for the exam. A candidate had 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 2024 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

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MAH CET Exam Pattern 2024

MAH CET 2024 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 2024 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 2024 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 2024 Syllabus

In order to score well in the MAH CET exam, candidates must prepare by going through the syllabus beforehand. The MAH CET paper consists of four sections: Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reading Comprehension/Verbal Ability. However, the exact syllabus has not been defined by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). Based on previous year's papers, a probable MAH CET syllabus for the current year can be concluded.

MAH CET 2024 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 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates who are appearing for MAH CET 2024 Exam are required to follow certain techniques and strategies to prepare well. These strategies and tips help the candidates to plan and prepare accordingly in order to score high in the Exam. Given below are the tips and methods that can help the candidates to crack MAH CET 2024 Exam.

  • 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 2024. 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 2024, especially in Mumbai, some of them are:

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

MAH CET 2024 Reference Books

MAH CET 2024 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 2024 Reference Books. Important MAH CET 2024 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

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MAH CET 2024 Paper Analysis

MAH CET 2024 for MBA/MMS day 1 exam was held on Mar 25, 2024, According to the student's reaction, the overall difficulty level was moderate. 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 2024 is tabulated below:

MAH CET 2024 Paper Analysis - Day 1
Section Name Slot 1 Slot 2
Overall Difficulty Level Moderate Easy to Moderate
Logical Reasoning Easy to Moderate Easy
Abstract Reasoning Easy Easy
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate to Lengthy Easy
Verbal Ability and Reasoning Comprehension Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No of Good Attempts 170+ 160+

MAH CET 2024 exam for day 2 was held on Mar 26, 2024, in two shifts, the morning shift from 9 AM to 11:30 AM and the evening shift from 2 PM to 4:30 PM. Candidates can find the detailed paper analysis for day 2 in the tabular below.

MAH CET 2024 Paper Analysis - Day 2
Section Name Slot 1 Slot 2
Overall Difficulty Level To Be Updated To Be Updated
Logical Reasoning To Be Updated To Be Updated
Abstract Reasoning To Be Updated To Be Updated
Quantitative Aptitude To Be Updated To Be Updated
Verbal Ability and Reasoning Comprehension To Be Updated To Be Updated
No of Good Attempts To Be Updated To Be Updated

MAH CET Result 2024

MAH CET 2024 result for M.P.Ed/MBA course will be released by the exam authority on the official website. The result will be announced after the completion of exam. 

The result of MAH CET 2024 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 Check MAH CET 2024 Result?

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

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of MAH CET -
  • Step 2: Click on "MAH CET 2024 Result"
  • Step 3: Enter your registration number, password, etc., and click on the Submit button.
  • Step 4: Download and take a printout of the result for future reference.

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MAH CET 2024 Cut Off

MAH CET 2024 Cutoff will be based on the marks secured by the candidates. The desired cutoff scores are required for various institutions coming under MAH CET 2024 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 2024 Cutoff 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 2024 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 2024 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.

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MAH CET 2024 Counseling

The counselling dates for MAH CET 2024 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 2024 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 2024 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 2024 counselling.

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Guidelines for MAH CET Exam 2024

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 2024 Contact Details

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following 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 2024?

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

Can a non-Maharashtrian student appear for MAH CET 2024?

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 2024?

Over 1 lakh students appear for MAH CET each year.

What are the courses offered through MAH CET 2024?

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 2024 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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