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Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET)


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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. MBA Application form
  4. Exam Pattern
  5. Syllabus
  6. Hall Ticket / Admit Card
  7. Cutoff
  8. Answer Key
  9. Results
  10. MBA Counselling
  11. Contact Details

MHA CET is the official state level entrance test for admission to MBA/ MMS programs affiliated to universities in Maharashtra. The test is conducted by Maharashtra's Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). Many private colleges in Maharashtra also accept CET scores for their PGDM programs. MAH CET is held once in a year all over Maharashtra. The test is conducted in online mode.

Important Dates

MHA CET Exam Dates / Exam Schedule



Registration of MHA CET 2017 begins

Second Week of February 2017

Last date to Apply Online

Last Week of February 2017

Online Fee payment ends

Last Week of February 2017

Issue of Admit Card/ Hall Ticket for successfully Registered Candidates

First Week of March 2017

MHA CET Exam Date

Third Week of March 2017

MHA CET 2017 Result Declaration

Last Week of March 2017

DTE Maharashtra has not yet released details of MHA CET 2017 for MBA/ MMS. The dates mentioned in the website are tentative dates and will be updated as soon as the MHA CET 2017 dates are declared.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be an Indian
  • Candidate should have passed minimum Three-year duration Bachelors Degree awarded by any of the Universities recognised by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent ( at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons With Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • Final Year graduates can also apply for the exam.

MBA Application form

The candidate has to Register for MHA CET 2017 Examination online on the official website by the following process:

  • Candidates have to open MHA CET 2017 website and complete the Registration process by entering Personal details, Photograph and Signature (Photograph and Signature has to be entered in jpeg format)
  • Enter valid Email Address, Mobile No. and Password
  • Candidates are required to fill complete Education details
  • They have to generate the Bank Challan. Take a printout of the same for payment of Application Fees (Rs 800 + Bank charges) through “State Bank of India”
  • Take a printout of the MHA-CET confirmation page for your reference

Exam Pattern

MHA CET 2017 MBA examination will consist of multiple choice objective type questions from Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical/ Abstract Reasoning.


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension



Quantitative Aptitude



Logical Reasoning



Abstract Reasoning





200 Marks

  • Duration of Exam: 150 Minutes (2 Hours and 30 Minutes)
  • There will be Total 200 questions
  • The questions are objective in nature
  • Exam is conducted in english only
  • 1 Mark will be given for correct answer
  • No negative marking for incorrect answer


The MHA CET syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, Biology will be same as the syllabus for the current year for HSC examination of Maharashtra HSC board.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

The candidate has to visit the official website for download Admit Card and take a print out of the same where your MHT-CET-2017 Roll No., the address of the test centre will be mentioned.

Without the Admit Card, no students will be allowed entry into the examination hall. It is important for students to login into the website. Click Admit Card and download the same because they need to carry a hardcopy to the examination centre where it will be checked by the invigilator of examination. The Admit Card contains Name of the Candidate, date and time of the exam, Venue, Reporting Time, Roll No.


Candidates have who score more than cutoff Marks would feature in the merit list. Candidates names included in the merit list will be called for counselling rounds. Candidates can check previous years cutoff marks to get an idea of Cut off for the current year as cut-off will be declared after the declaration of Result.

Answer Key

Candidates can check their MAH CET answers in the official website. If there any complaints in the marks the candidates send their doubts before the last date.


MAH CET 2017 MBA Result is supposed to be announced in the last week of March 2017. The Result will be available on the official website. Students can check their Result online on the website by entering their Registration Number. The Result includes the Scores and Percentile obtained by the candidate. The Result shows the performance of the candidate in MAH CET 2017.

MBA Counselling

The process of MAH CET 2017 counselling is called Centralized Admission Process (CAP). There shall be 4 rounds of counselling to be conducted by DTE. In the first 3 rounds, candidates have to fill an online option forms. They have to mark their options of colleges and courses according to preference, the most preferred first and then the rest. The 4th round will be held exclusively for eligible Maharashtra state candidates. Based on the choices filled, availability of seats, reservation norms, and merit listing, allotment will be made.

Contact Details

Directorate Of Technical Education ,
Maharashtra State, Mumbai
POST BOX NO.1967, MUMBAI 400 001

Phone No:91-022-2264 1150, 2264 1151, 2262 0601, 2269 0602
Fax No: 91-022-2269 2102, 2269 0007

E-Mail : [email protected]

List of suggested books for MAH CET exam preparations.

  • CET Maharashtra MBA Guide (English) 3rd  Edition by G K P


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