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Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Entrance Test (MAH-HM-CET)


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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Fee
  4. How to Apply
  5. Exam Cities
  6. Exam Pattern
  7. Syllabus
  8. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  9. Results
  10. Cutoff
  11. Counselling
  12. Accepting Colleges
  13. Contact Details

MAH HM CET ( Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Test ) 2017 will be organised by the Directorate of Technical Education for admission to 4 years Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HMCT) in various Government, Un-aided Institutes approved by AICTE and Government aided university department across the Maharashtra state. The MAH HM CET Exam 2017 is conducted in the month of May every year.

In this article, candidates can find the complete details of MAH HM CET 2017 Notification such as eligibility criteria, application form procedure, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, application fee, contact details etc.

About MAH HM CET Exam
Exam Name: Maharashtra Hotel Management Common Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Directorate Of Technical Education
Commonly called as: MAH HM CET
Exam Level: State Level
Stream: Common Entrance Exam

Important Dates

MAH HM CET Exam Dates
Events Dates
Online registration process for MAH B.HMCT CET 2017 will be commenced from 1st Week Of May 2017
Last Date of Submission of Application Form 2nd Week Of May 2017
Admit card would be issued 3rd Week Of May 2017
Examination Date & Timings 4th Week Of May 2017
Date of publication of Results Last Week Of May 2017

Eligibility Criteria

To get eligible in MAH HM CET entrance examination and study in State of Maharashtra candidates are required to meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates need to complete their HSC (Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination in Science/Home Science/MCVC/Commerce/Arts with English as one of the subjects and Secured minimum 45% aggregate marks ( 40% aggregate marks for backward class & Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only)
  • Candidate’s age should be more than 17 years can apply for the entrance examination.

Application Fee

MAH HM CET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee For General Category Rs. 700
Application Fee For Backward classes and PwD candidates ( belonging to Maharashtra state only) Rs.500

How to Apply

  • In order to apply for MAH HM CET 2017, all candidates require visiting the official website i.e
  • Candidates will get application ID and password in the application kit. They are required to register themselves from official website of DTE by entering that application ID and password available in the application kit.
  • Additionally candidates will have to upload their photograph and signature as per the official instruction.
  • Candidates are advised to keep the application kit safe, secure and private.
  • Only online application will be accepted by the concerned authority; no other modes of application will be accepted.
  • The online application starts from the first week of April 2017
  • Candidates need to fill the application form

Exam Cities

MAH HM CET 2016 will be conducted in the selected cities in Maharashtra State. There are total nine test centers, the candidates will have to give three test center preferences while filling the application form.

Amravati Aurangabad Jalgaon
Nagpur Nashik Pune
Thane  Kolhapur Mumbai/Navi Mumbai

Exam Pattern

  • It will be an online test.
  • Candidate will find only one question paper of 100 marks.
  • Exam duration will be for 90 minutes.
  • Language mode of the question paper will be English only.

Topics No. Of Questions Mark/s Per Question Maximum Marks
English Language 40 1 40
Reasoning (Verbal and Arithmetic) 30 1 30
General Knowledge & Awareness including questions on current national, international affairs, culture, trade & commerce, sports, scientific inventions and discoveries, travel/ tourism etc 30 1 30


The syllabus for MAH HM CET 2017 consists of following subjects :

  • English language
  • Verbal as well as Arithmetic reasoning
  • General Awareness.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Admit card download from Directorate Of Technical Education.

The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.


The respective authority will declare the provisional result of MAH HM CET 2017 at the official website i.e. After the declaration of the result, applicants would be capable of obtaining the merit list from the official portal Scorecard would be sent to candidates’ permanent address through ordinary post. In the case of any discrepancy, a duplicate score card will be released on payment of Rs. 200/- via Institute where the candidate has admitted to the particular course.


Candidates have who score more than cut off 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 cut off marks to get an idea of Cut off for the current year as cut off will be declared after the declaration of Result.
Click here for Previous years cut off marks


Shortlisted candidates are supposed to login in to the official site and check their counselling dates. Selected candidates have to carry their original mark-sheets and certificates at the time of counselling and if they fail to carry their original certificates and mark-sheets their admission will be cancelled. Downloaded mark-sheets and certificates are not allowed. The counselling process information kindly visit official website.

Accepting Colleges

- Lady Amritbai Daga College for Women of Arts, Comm & Sci, Nagpur
- R.Purohit College of H.Sci & H. Sc. Technology, Nagpur
- Shri Balasaheb Tirpude College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology,Nagpur
- Tuli College of Hotel Management, Nagpur
- A.J.M.V.P.S. Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology College, Ahmednagar
- Mahatama Gandhi Vidyamandir's College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology , Nashik
- Maharashtra State Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology,Pune
- All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society's College of HMCT, Pune
- Dr.D.Y.Patil Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Tathawade,Tal:Mulshi Pune
- Sinhgad Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Lonavala

Contact Details

Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State
3, Mahapalika Marg,
Opp. Metro Cinema, Dhobi Talao, Post Box No. 1967,

Telephone Nos : (022) 22641150 / 22641151 / 22612139 / 22644859 / 22644861
Fax Nos : (022) 22692102 / 22690007

E-Mail : [email protected]

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