MAH CET 2018 Result Analysis - Over 5 percent of 98,602 test takers score above 100
MAH CET 2018 Result Analysis - Compared to last year, MAH CET 2018 performance has improved in both quantitative as well as qualitative aspects. This year, the number of applicants and test takers have hit an all-time high of 1.06 lakh and 98,606 respectively, the top score has also improved as compared to last year. However, compared to last two years, MAH CET 2018 result is similar to that of MAH CET 2016. Out of 200, the highest score obtained by the topper securing AIR 1 is 165, which is 82.5 percent. Out of 98,606 test takers, the result of four candidates has been withheld. Out of the 98,602 candidates, around 95 percent candidates have secured less than 50 percent marks.
Another observation for this year’s MAH CET MBA result is, no candidate has secured a perfect 100 percentile. The highest percentile secured by the topper is 99.99. As many as 14 candidates, scoring 148 to 165 has secured 99.99 percentile. Majority of the candidates have scored between 50 and 99 followed by the score range of zero to 49. Take a look at the MAH CET result comparison over the past three years.
MAH CET Result Comparison Over Past Three Years
MAH CET 2018
MAH CET 2017
MAH CET 2016
MAH CET 2015
Number of test takers
98,606 (result of 4 candidates withheld)
Highest score obtained
Total number of candidates obtaining highest score
Candidates scoring 100 and above
Candidates scoring between 50 and 99
Candidates scoring between 0 to 49
As compared to last year, there has been slight increase in the number of candidates scoring in the range of 50 to 99. On the other hand, number candidates scoring 0 to 49 has decreased compared to MAH CET 2017. As many as 37 candidates have scored zero.
Lower difficulty level of the exam may have led to higher scores
Compared to last year, the overall difficulty level of MAH CET 2018 was lower. Logical Reasoning, which carried the highest weightage of the exam with 75 questions was the toughest section. On the other hand, Abstract Reasoning, the easiest section carried only 25 questions.
Till 2015, there was no sectional demarcation in the exam pattern. From 2016 onwards DTE had changed the MAH CET exam pattern as follows:
MAH CET 2018 Structure
No. of Questions
Marks per Question
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension
Each question carries one mark and there is no negative marking scheme for wrong answers. There is no negative marking for unattempted questions. The total marks in the exam is 200.
According to DTE, the following procedure is adopted to obtain the scores:
(i) Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the corrected score.
(ii) The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the minor difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different sessions to arrive at the Equated Scores*
*Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the distribution of scores of all the forms.
(iii) Test-wise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal points up to two digits.
MAH CET Cutoff expected to increase owing to higher score
Owing to the overall higher score, the MAH CET 2018 cutoff for the participating institutes are expected to further go down. The final selection at the top B-schools accepting MAH CET 2018 scores such as JBIMS, SIMSREE, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research etc. will take place through Common Admission Process (CAP) or MAH CET Counselling rounds to be conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) most likely in May.
MAH CET 2018 result was announced on March 19. The computer-based test was held over two days window on March 10 and 11, 2018.
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Questions related to MAH MBA CET
is MAH MBA CET exam accepted by PUMBA?
Yes Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune accepts MAH MBA CET for admissions. Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune was established in the year 1971 and is a co-ed college. For Maharashtra candidates, students have to qualify MH-CET exam. For Outside Maharashtra Candidates (OMS), students can apply through CMAT/CAT/MH-CET.
- Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
i got 69.04 percentile in MAH MBA CET which college should I go in Pune ,mumbai , aurangabad.?
Rakshit, your percentile is quite low, so there are no chances to get into top colleges at all.
As per previous years records, you can join following colleges
1. MAEER MIT college of engineering pune
2. Shree Chanakya Edu. Society’s Indira School Of Business Studies, Tathwade
3. Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Mumbai
4. Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies, Malad (W), Mumbai
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I am getting a feeling that after medical cap rounds DTE will begin Mah MBA CET 2020 Cap rounds. what do you guys think?
Due to corona crisis there is a delay and the dates are not yet notified for MAH-MBA/MMS CET-2020 counselling. We cannot speculate anything now because the safety is a matter of concern. The schedule will be announced soon for that you may have to wait and check for updates and news regularly.
I got 69 percentile in MAH MBA CET 2020 which collages i should apply in pune.
You can consider the following colleges in Pune: -
- PUMBA (Department of Management Sciences University of Pune)
- Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Research (DYPIMR), Pimpri, Pune
- Sri Balaji University Pune
- IIMS Pune: International Institute of Management Studies
- MIT School of Telecom Management (MITSOT)
- Pune Institute of Business Management
Does J&K migrant quota apply for admissions for MBA-CET, if it does how many seats are given for migrant students?
As you knowo Mba cet is conducted by dte to get into top business Colleges in Maharashtra. Colleges such as JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, etc.
As per your question their is only 1 seat reserved for Jammu and Kashmir migrant over and above the sanctioned intake in every institution.
Hope you find it helpful.