MAH CET 2020
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 - 11:38 a.m. IST by Himanshu.shekhar

MAH CET 2020 - State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra released the MAH CET 2020 Application form on January 10 at official website. Also, authorities have released the exam dates for MAH CET 2020. Exam will be conducted on March 14 and March 15, 2020 in online mode. The last date to fill MAH CET 2020 registration form is February 15. MAH CET application form 2020 is now available in online mode. The availability of MAH CET 2020 admit card will be from March 1 onwards. State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra conducts MAH CET for admission to the MBA program. MAH CET 2020 result will be announced on March 31. After result declaration, shortlisted candidates will have to appear for counselling rounds, which will be held in June. Know more about MAH CET 2020 such as it’s eligibility criteria, important dates, application procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, selection procedure, result etc.
LATEST: Application form of MAH CET 2020 is now available. MAH CET 2020 is to be conducted on March 14 and March 15, 2020 in online mode.

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Know More about MAH CET 2020

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will organize the MAH CET 2020. MAH CET is a state-level entrance test organized every year for those candidates who want to take admission in MBA and MMS courses. Candidates have to appear for MAH CET 2020 must qualify it to take admission in different participating institutes various institutions located in entire state.

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MAH CET 2020 - Exam Overview



Formal Name of Exam

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Exam Name


Conducting Body

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Exam category

PG (Post graduate level)


Conducted Annually

Exam type

State level PG Entrance Test

Why take the MAH CET

Qualifying test for admission to B-School across Maharashtra

Scorecard Validity

One year

Number of Test Takers

Around 1 Lakh

Mode of conduct

Online mode (Computer based test)

Number of Questions


Negative Marking

No negative marking

Total exam time duration

2.5 hours (150 minutes)

Total number of questions


Test pattern

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


Questions are asked from Quantitative Aptitude, Logical/ Abstract Reasoning, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

MAH CET Important Dates 2020

Candidates can check the MAH CET 2020 dates which are listed below.



MAH CET 2020 Online Registration Starts

January 10, 2020

Closing of MAH CET 2020 Registration

February 15, 2020

Availability of admit card

March 1, 2020

MAH CET 2020

March 14 and 15, 2020

MAH CET 2020 Result Date

March 31, 2020


June 2020

MAH CET Eligibility Criteria 2020

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will prescribe the eligibility criteria for MAH CET 2020. Candidates must meet the following parameters before applying for MAH CET 2020.

  • Candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

  • Required Marks: General candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks in aggregate and those who belong to reserved category/ OBC/ PWD must have obtained 45% marks in aggregate.

  • Those candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for MAH CET 2020.

MAH CET Application Form 2020

MAH CET 2020 online registration has begun from the January 10. The last date to fill the application form is February 15. MAH CET 2020 application form is available in online mode on the official website. Candidates can also check the steps of how to fill MAH CET (MBA CET) application form 2020. Before filling MAH CET online application form candidates need to register first by entering a valid email ID and generate a unique password. After registration, candidates need to re-login and fill out the application form. Candidates need to enter their academic and personal details. While filling out the application form of MAH CET 2020, candidates will have to upload the scanned documents and pay the application fee.

MAH CET Application Fee 2020


Amount of Application Fee

Open category candidates (from Maharashtra and outsiders of Maharashtra), J&K Migrants

Rs 1000/-

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

Rs 800/-

MAH CET Exam Centres 2020

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will release the list of MAH CET 2020 exam centre where exam can be taken. While filling MAH CET 2020 application form candidates can choose three exam centres from the given options.

MAH Exam Centre List - In Maharashtra State














Mumbai Sub Urban























MAH CET Exam Centre - Outside Maharashtra





Delhi/ Delhi-NCR









Steps to fill MAH CET Application Form 2020

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and click on the ‘New Registration’ link.

  • Step 2: Now candidates need to re-login with user ID and password and provide all personal and educational details.

  • Step 3: Candidates need to upload a scanned copy of photograph and signature with the required format and submit the application form.

  • Step 4: Before final submission candidates can edit their MAH CET 2020 application form after that no changes will be allowed.

  • Step 5: Pay the amount of application fee by using a credit or debit card.

  • Step 6: Candidates have to take a print of their application form for future use.

MAH CET Exam Pattern 2020

MAH CET 2020 will conduct by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra in online mode. As per MAH CET exam pattern, there will be a total of 200 multiple choice questions which are distributed into five sections. The total time duration of MAH CET exam is two and a half hours (150 minutes). Candidates will get one mark for every right answer and negative marking scheme is not applicable which means no mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. Candidates can check the details of MAH CET 2020 exam pattern in the table that is given below.

MAH CET 2020 Exam Pattern


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Logical Reasoning



Abstract Reasoning



Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension



Quantitative Aptitude






MAH CET Syllabus 2020

MAH CET 2020 exam syllabus is divided into four sections. MAH CET 2020 section-wise syllabus provided below.

  • Logical and Abstract Reasoning: Through this section, authorities will know the decision making power of a candidate. Questions will be asked from relationship and puzzles.

  • Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension: To check the reading ability of candidates, questions will be asked from Comprehension, Adjective, Verb, Synonym, Antonym, Errors, One word etc.

  • Quantitative Aptitude: Questions will be asked from Number System, Accuracy, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Speed and Distance, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest etc.

MAH CET Admit Card 2020

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will release MAH CET 2020 admit card from March 1 onwards. Before downloading MAH CET admit card 2020 candidates need to login to the official website by their credentials. Applicants can download MAT CET 2020 hall ticket till the day of the exam. The authorities will not send the hard copy of admit card to any of the candidates. Without admit card and at least one ID proof candidate are not allowed to appear in MAH CET 2020.

MAH CET Answer Key 2020

Answer key of MAH CET 2020 exam will tentatively release in the fourth week of March 2020. Candidates can evaluate their performance which they have written in MAH CET 2020. Answer key of MAH CET will be uploaded by the authorities on the official website. Candidates can download set wise MAH CET 2020 answer key by using their paper code. If candidates find any kind of discrepancy in MAH CET 2020 answer key, they can raise an objection against it.

MAH CET Percentile Predictor

After examination, one should go under self-evaluation by using MAH CET percentile predictor. Through this candidates will be able to know their tentative percentile. Must follow steps are provided below to know their percentile.

  • Enter Personal Details: candidates have to provide few details such as category, date of birth and other basic details.

  • Tell Us How Was Your Exam: Candidates have to share how well they attempt the MAH CET 2020 and what was the accuracy level, so that they can calculate percentile prediction.

  • Know where you stand: Now candidates can get to know about their result or performance of MAH CET 2020.

MAH CET Cutoff 2020

Participating institute of MAH CET 2020 will release the cut off for MAH CET 2020 exam. Around 100 B-Schools will offer admission in MBA on the basis of MAH CET 2020 cutoff. After the announcement of MAH CET 2020 result, participating institutes which accept MAH CET score will announce their respective cutoffs.

MAH CET Result 2020

Candidates can check their MAH CET 2020 result on March 31. To check the MAH CET result candidates need to login by using their credentials. MAH CET scorecard will not be sent to candidates. They will be required to download it by using credentials. Candidates will be shortlisted for the counselling on the basis of MAH CET result.

MAH CET Cut Off 2020

Participating institute will release category wise cut off list. Individual cut off marks will release by various colleges which accepts MAH CET 2020 score. Cut off list will be prepared on the basis of following parameters including difficulty level of the exam, the number of qualifying candidates, the number of available seats in colleges, number of test takers, reservation criteria etc. Those candidates who are able to secure cut off marks as prescribed by participating institutes will get admission into MBA programme.

Past year Cutoff of MAH CET 2019 Participating Institutes

MAH CET Counselling 2020

After the declaration of result on March 31, 2020 MAH CET counselling process will start in various colleges. On the basis of merit list, candidates will get shortlisted for admission into respective management colleges. MAH CET counselling will be held through online mode. Candidates have to book their seats as per their prioritise colleges. During the admission process candidates need to produce relevant documents for verification rounds.

MAH CET Participating Institutes 2020

Qualified candidates of MAH CET 2020 can take admission to the various participating institutes of MAH CET which are affiliated with Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra. There are more than 100 participating institutes. Here are some top B-schools which will accept MAH CET 2020 scorecard.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MAH CET 2020

Question: How much percentage is required for MAH CET?


Basic eligibility criteria of MAH CET is candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks for general category and at least 45% marks for SC/ ST category candidates.

Question: What is the exact file size for Photograph and Signature?


The exam conducting body has prescribed the file size of passport size scanned photograph which should be 15 KB to 50 KB and the signature file size should be 5 KB to 50 KB.

Question: What is the time limit for answering questions in MAH CET 2020?


Candidates will get 2 and a half hours (150 minutes) to solve the questions.

Question: When will be the MAH CET 2020 results be announced?


MAH CET 2020 result will be announced in the third week of March 2020.

Question: Do candidates require any documents to get registered online?


Candidates need to fill the details like DOB, Residential address, Mobile number, Email ID, Bank details, Aadhar number etc.

Question: If a candidate make a mistake while filling the personal details such as name/ father’s name/ husband name/ last name/ mother’s first name/ date of birth etc. Is there any way to correct it?


Yes, of course they can correct their mistake by sending a letter to the authority, MHT-CET Mumbai. However, the mentioned letter must be submitted before the declaration of MAH CET result and should be accomplished by SSC mark sheet of the candidate.

Question: How to retrieve a forgotten password I created during the process of registration?


If a candidate forget their created password, then they can retrieve the same. From the official website of MAH CET, click on ‘Forgot Password’ tab. Here, candidates need to enter certain details like MAH CET application number, date of birth and mother’s first name as filled at the time of registration. Now system will validate the candidates registered data. After matching required entries, system will allow to create a new password.

Question: If a candidate belong to ST category of Madhya Pradesh, will they get the reservation benefit of ST category candidate?


No, they are not eligible for the reservation. The reservation benefit will be offered to the backward class candidates of Maharashtra state only.

Question: I come from OBC-creamy layer family of Maharashtra and have the caste certificate as well. Shall I get the benefit of OBC category?


No, you are not eligible for availing the OBC reservation. The OBC category candidates of Maharashtra will have to produce a valid NCL upto 31st March 2020 at the time of document verification round. Otherwise, they will be treated as General category candidates for granting admission.

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list of mba college in mumbai that accepts mah cet entrance

Leon George 20th Jan, 2020

Hello Sneha,

List of MBA colleges that accepts MAH CET entrance exam are-

  • ITM Business School,  Navi Mumbai- Fees- 9,30,000
  • Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education,  Mumbai - Fees- 1,34,000
  • N L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai- Fees- 3,53,000
  • SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai- Fees-4,70,250
  • IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai- Fees- 4,20,000
  • MET Institute of Management, Mumbai- Fees-3,64,000

And many more colleges are there.

I hope it helps and all the best

Thank you


What is date of exam of engineering MAH CET 2020

Manisha Gupta Expert 16th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

MHT CET Exam is expected to be held from April 13 to 17, 2020, April 20 to 23, 2020.

You can check the further information to go through with the given below link.

Good Luck!


Is there any restriction oj the number of attempts an aspirant ? how many times can we write mah cet mva mms exam?

Arya 13th Jan, 2020

Hi Vishal,

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test MBA/MMS is held annually for admissions to the various MBA/MMS courses in the state of Maharashtra. The application form of MAH CET MBA/MMS 2020 was released on January 10, 2020. There is no age limit, neither is there a cap on the number of times one can answer the examination.


can i edit the application form of MAH CET form because I uploaded wrong information

Arya 12th Jan, 2020

Hi Surabhi,

The correction facility for the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2020 is expected to be opened by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra in the second week of February, 2020. In that correction window, you can correct any mistakes that you may have made while filling the form.


Link for applay to MAH CET for MBA

Masira 11th Jan, 2020

You can type the following link and this will take you to the official website.
When the page opens up on the left side there is menubar, you can find the tab to register.

For more information on MAHCET, visit the below attached link:

Hope this helps, Good Luck.
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