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MAH CET (MBA) 2021: Counselling (Started), Cut off, Seat Allotment, Result, and Toppers

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Counselling is being conducted online on the official website i.e. cetcell.mahacet.org. MAH CET round 2 counselling is underway and CAP round 2 seat allotment has been released on Dec 18, 2021. Candidates can accept the offered seats and pay the required admission fee from Dec 18 to 21, 2021. Check MAH CET 2021 Counselling

  • MAH CET 2021 Cut off for CAP round 2 has been released on Dec 18, 2021, for both All India and Maharashtra State candidates. The cut off is the highest for JBIMS at 99.95 percentile followed by 99.85 and 99.71 for SIMSREE and Prin. L N Welingkar respectively. MAH CET 2021 Cut off for CAP round 1 was released by the authorities on Dec 5, 2021. Check MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Cut off
  • MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Result is available in the scorecard format for the candidates who appeared for the exam from Sept 16 to 18. Also, the result of 38 candidates earlier withheld was released on Nov 18 as per the Writ Petition & the decision given by the court on Nov 17, 2021. Check MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Result
  • The exam shift-wise paper analysis has been updated based on the difficulty level and weightage of topics in the question paper. Check MAH CET 2021 Paper Anlaysis

What is MAH CET (MBA)? MAH MBA/MMS-CET, also known as MAH CET exam is a state-level management exam conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell to provide candidates an opportunity for admission to MBA/MMS programs offered by top management institutes across the state of Maharashtra.

MAH CET 2021 Syllabus has been divided into 4 sections, namely, Logical reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension. The exam was conducted across 47 cities in MaharashtraAs per MAH CET Eligibility, candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) from a recognized institution to be eligible for MAH CET 2021 exam.

MAH CET Highlights

MAH CET 2021 Highlights

Particulars Details
MAH MBA/ MMS-CET Full Form Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body State Common Entrance Test Cell
Mode of MAH CET Exam Online
Test Duration 120 minutes
Type of Questions MCQ’s
Number of Options per question 5
MAH CET Exam type State Level PG
Validity of MAH CET Result 1 year
MAH CET Colleges 330+ colleges
MAH CET Official website mba2021.mahacet.org

MAH CET Exam Dates

MAH CET 2021 Exam Dates

Events Dates 
MAH CET 2021 registration date June 22, 2021
Closing date of application

July 19, 2021 (11:59 pm)

August 16, 2021 (11:59 pm)

Online Form Correction August 14 to 16, 2021
Issue of MAH CET Admit Card 2021

September 9, 2021

MAH CET 2021 Exam Date September 16, 17, 18, 2021 
Announcement of MAH CET Result 2021 October 30, 2021
Online Registration for MAH CET 2021 Counselling

November 10 to 20, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

November 10 to 22, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

Documents uploading, verification & confirmation of Application Form

November 10 to 21, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

November 10 to 24, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

Publishing of provisional merit list

November 22, 2021

November 24, 2021

Submission of grievance if any

November 23 to 25, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

November 25 to 27, 2021 up to 5:00 PM

Display of the final merit list

November 26, 2021

November 29, 2021

Display of Provisional Category wise Seats for Round-I

November 26, 2021

November 29, 2021

CAP Round 1 (Revised)
Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form of CAP Round-I

November 30 to December 2, 2021, up to 5:00 PM

Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round-I December 5, 2021
Release of MAH CET 2021 CAP Round 1 Cut off (Out) December 5, 2021
Accepting the offered seats by the candidates December 6 to 9, 2021 up to 3:00 PM
Reporting to Allotted Institute December 6 to 9, 2021 up to 5:00 PM
CAP Round 2 (Revised)
Display of Provisional Vacant Seats for CAP Round-II December 12, 2021
Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form of CAP Round-II December 13 to 15, 2021 up to 5:00 PM
Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round-II December 17, 2021
Release of MAH CET 2021 CAP Round 2 Cut off (Out) December 18, 2021
Accepting the offered seats by the candidates December 18 to 21, 2021 up to 3:00 PM
Reporting to Allotted Institute December 18 to 21, 2021 up to 5:00 PM
(For Government/ Govt. Aided/ Unaided Institutes) For Vacant seats, if any at the institute December 22 to 29, 2021
Commencement of academic activities for All institutes December 10, 2021
Cut-off Date for all types of admissions for the Academic Year 2021-22 December 29, 2021, up to 5:00 PM
For Institutes: Last date of uploading the data (details of admitted candidates) December 30, 2021, up to 5:00 PM
For Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidates
Counselling Round at SIMSREE, B-Road, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020 December 8 to 10, 2021
Reporting to the Allotted Institute and Confirmation of Admission December 9 to 14, 2021

MAH CET Counselling 2021

MAH CET Counselling 2021

MAH CET 2021 Counseling is conducted by State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra, to provide the candidates who clear MAH MBA CET 2021 exam to secure admission to the respective participating institute. A centralized Counselling process is conducted for MAH CET MBA admissions. Online confirmation and submission of options form for CAP Round-2 counselling was available from Dec 13 to 15. 

Key points related to MAH CET Counselling:

  • The application fee for MAH CET Counselling 2021 is INR 1000
  • Candidates must note that 2 rounds of CAP counselling process are being conducted for MBA/ MMS admissions 2021. 
  • Candidates are provided with an option of selecting 300 institutes and colleges while MAH CET 2021 Counselling registration.
  • MAH CET 2021 Counseling and Selection Procedure will be carried through the Centralized Admission Procedure.
  • There will be three rounds in the whole selection procedure and it will be done through online mode only.

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MAH CET Cut Off 2021

MAH CET Cut Off 2021 CAP round 1 has been released. Given below are the MAH CET MBA 2021 Cut Offs for top colleges:

Institute Cut off 
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai  99.97
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai 99.86
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 99.76
S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai 99.63
University of Pune – Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), Pune 99.63
College of Engineering, Pune 99.62
Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 99.54
Chetana’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 99.25
MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai 98.89
Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Management, Mumbai 98.64

Check MAH CET 2021 Cut off

MAH CET Colleges

MAH CET 2021 Colleges

MAH CET MBA Aspirants can get admission to the following Universities/Institutes based on their MAH CET scores:

  • University Departments of Management Education
  • University-managed Management Education Institutes
  • All Government of Maharashtra Management Education Institutes
  • All Un-Aided Management Education Institutes

Check MAH CET Participating Colleges with Fees

MAH CET MBA Colleges

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute Of Management Development & Research - [WESCHOOL], Mumbai

Balaji Institute Of International Business - [BIIB], Pune

ITM Business School Kharghar - [ITM], Navi Mumbai

Ies's Management College And Research Centre - [IES MCRC], Mumbai

N. L. Dalmia Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [NLDIMSR], Mumbai

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University - [RTMNU], Nagpur

Universal Business School - [UBS], Karjat

Atharva Institute Of Management Studies - [AIMS], Mumbai

Balaji Institute Of Management And Human Resource Development - [BIMHRD], Pune

Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute For Financial And Management Studies, Mumbai

Neville Wadia Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [NWIMSR], Pune

Sasmira's Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [SIMSR], Mumbai

Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute Of Management Studies & Research - [BVIMSR], Navi Mumbai

Durgadevi Saraf Institute Of Management Studies - [DSIMS], Mumbai

Mit College Of Management - [MITCOM] Kothrud, Pune

Ves Institute Of Management Studies And Research - [VESIM], Mumbai

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University- [YCMOU], Nashik

Dr. V.n. Bedekar Institute Of Management Studies - [DRVNBIMS], Thane

International Institute Of Management Studies - [IIMS], Pune

Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth - [VNMKV], Parbhani


MAH CET Result

MAH CET Result 2021

MAH CET 2021 Result is announced by DTE, Maharashtra on October 30, 2021. Candidates can download their results for MAH CET 2021 in the form of scorecards. Candidates must note that the final scores mentioned in MAH CET 2021 Scorecard are called ‘Equated Scores’. The steps to check the result are mentioned below: 

  • Visit the official website of DTE Maharashtra.
  • Click on MAH CET 2021 result.
  • Enter your login credentials. 
  • Candidates can their result displaying on the screen. 
  • Candidates can download the same and save it for further purposes.

Details to be checked in MAH CET 2021 Scorecard

MAH CET 2021 Scorecard
Name of the Candidate Registration Number of Candidate
Overall Score of Candidate Overall Percentile of Candidate
Category of candidate Section-wise Scores of Candidate
MAH CET Registration

MAH CET 2021 Registration & Eligibility 

MAH CET 2021 Registration process will be online, and cannot be filled any other way. To fill the application form, candidates have to visit the official website and register through their email before filling the complete form and submitting the documents. Make sure to cross-check before submitting the form. MAH MBA CET 2021 Application fee is INR 1000 (Open) and INR 800 (Reserved categories). For more details about the Fees and Registration Process of MAH CET 2021, Click here

MAH CET (MBA) Eligibility

Category Eligibility
MAH CET 2021 Educational Qualifications 3 years Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks from a university recognized by UGC/AIU.
Reserved categories and disable person (belonging to Maharashtra State only) an aggregate of 45% is required
Final Year Students are eligible to apply
Age Limit Minimum Age - 21 Years Old

Read Complete MAH CET Eligibility Criteria

MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction

Maharashtra CET has opened MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction window for candidates who have successfully registered for the exam. Candidates can make the required changes, if any, to their application form. Candidates can make changes to their name, photo, signature, and exam center till August 16, 2021. 

Direct Link for MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction

Steps for MAH CET (MBA) 2021 Form Correction are:

  • Visit the official website for MAH CET (MBA) 2021
  • Click on the link for ‘Already Registered’ Candidate Login
  • Enter your login credentials- application number and password
  • Go to the relevant sections to make changes to the required details
  • Review the entries and save the changes.
MAH CET 2021 Exam Pattern

MAH CET 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

MAH CET MBA section Number of questions Maximum marks MAH CET Syllabus
Logical Reasoning 75 75
  • Symbol-based Comparison
  • Linear and Circular Arrangement
  • Sequential Output
  • Series Completion, etc. 
Abstract Reasoning 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Probability, etc. 
Verbal Ability/Reading Competition 50 50
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Grammar, etc. 
Total 200 200 -
  • The time duration for MAH CET MBA is 2 hours. Check detailed MAH CET Exam Pattern
  • Each correct answer will fetch you 1 mark. There will be no negative marking in the examination. 
  • The question paper will have 200 objective-type questions with 5 options for each question.
  • MAH CET Syllabus is similar to MBA Exams such as CAT/ SNAP/ XAT.

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Why take MAH CET Exam?

Here are some pros of MAH MBA CET Exam over other entrance exams for management courses: 

  • MAH CET exam syllabus is similar to that of other management exams and hence you can give MAH CET MBA exam while preparing for other exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, etc.
  • MAH CET (MBA/ MMS) Scores can fetch you admission to more than 330+ management colleges located in Maharashtra which have an intake of more than 40000 students. 
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect answers in MAH CET exam.
  • Some of the best colleges offering admission to MBA/ MMS programs on the basis MAH CET exam include Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (Open), Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai, etc. 

Here are the placement statistics for the top 5 colleges under MAH CET: 

Institute Average Placement Salary (INR)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (Open) 20 LPA
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai 10.43 LPA
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 11 LPA
S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai 7.14 LPA
N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 6.33 LPA

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MAH CET Preparation

MAH CET 2021 Books and Preparation

Name of the section Preparation Books
Logical Reasoning Practice at least 15-30 questions from multiple topics/sections of MAH CET Syllabus every day.  Logical Reasoning by Ajay Sharma
Abstract Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
Quantitative Aptitude Clear basics, revise, take care not to make any silly mistakes, and learn basic tables Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Singh
Verbal Ability/Reading Competition Read newspapers/articles and solve reading comprehension exercises daily along with VA Questions Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh
Check MAH CET Preparation Strategy, Tips & Tricks, Notes, and Study Plan
MAH CET Admit Card

MAH CET 2021 Admit Card

MAH CET 2021 Admit Card has been released and candidates can download it from the official website. You can download MAH CET 2021 Admit Card by logging in using your registered number and password. For more details, Check MAH CET Admit Card

MAH CET 2021 Exam Centers

MAH CET MBA  2021 is scheduled to be conducted at 100+ exam centers across 48+ test cities across India. Candidates will be given the option of providing 3 preferences for MAH CET test cities. Check MAH CET Exam centers

MAH CET 2021 Paper Analysis

Candidates can check the shift-wise paper analysis soon after the conclusion of the exam. The paper analysis will be based on the initial reaction of test-takers and will contain information about the difficulty level and weightage of topics in the paper. 

Sept 18, 2021 MAH MBA CET Paper Analysis:

Section Difficulty Level Types of Questions
Logical Reasoning Easy  to Moderate Family Tree: 8x5, Number Series: 6
Abstract Reasoning Easy 25 Questions – Series, Odd one out, Missing Part, etc
Quantitative Ability Easy Pie Chart: 5, Venn Diagram: 5, DI set: 1
Reading Comprehension/ Verbal Ability Moderate VA: 34 to 36, RC: 14
Overall Easy to Moderate 200

Sept 16, 2021 MAH MBA CET Paper Analysis:

Section Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning Easy 
Abstract Reasoning Easy
Quantitative Ability Moderate
Reading Comprehension/ Verbal Ability Moderate
Overall Easy to Moderate

MAH CET FAQs

MAH CET 2021 FAQs

Ques. What is the Application fee for MAH MBA/MMS-CET 2021?

Ans: The application fee for MAH CET 2021 is INR 1000 for general category candidates and INR 800 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.

Ques. Which is the exam conducting body for MAH CET 2021?

Ans. MAH CET MBA/MMS exam 2021 will be conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra.

Ques. Can I apply to institutes and colleges outside Maharashtra with MAH CET 2021 scores?

Ans. No, you can not apply to colleges outside Maharashtra because MAH CET 2021 score is not accepted by the colleges out of Maharashtra. However, you can apply to more than 600 MAH CET Participating Colleges in Maharashtra.

Ques. What are the top colleges that accept MAH CET (MBA) scores?

Ans. Scores of MAH CET exam are accepted by more than 600 colleges located in Maharashtra. The top colleges among them are:

  • Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai
  • Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai
  • Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai
  • N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

Ques. Will MAH MBA CET 2021 be conducted online?

Ans. Yes, MAH CET 2021 will be conducted online on September 16, 17, and 18, 2021.

Ques. I am an OMS Candidate and my attempt for MAH CET is between 135-140. Can I get JBIMS?

Ans. A candidate with a score around the 99.99 percentile should get into any of the top colleges under CET. The percentile for JBIMS (OMS) category students is expected to reach around 99.98% which can be covered if a candidate is able to attempt around 148 with accuracy. However, the final list is not out yet and chances of getting selected to JBIMS cannot be completely ruled out.

Ques. Is there any sectional cut off in MAH CET that one needs to clear along with the overall cut off?

Ans. No. MAH CET does not involve any sort of sectional cut offs that are required to be met by appearing candidates.

Ques. What will be the cut off of PUMBA for OMS candidates?

Ans. Cut off of PUMBA for OMS candidates is expected to be high. A score of 99.7+% is required to get into PUMBA. The cut off is normally very high for OMS candidates as they can get into the college through CMAT, MAT, and ATMA.

Ques. How many seats are available in JBIMS M.Sc. Finance?

Ans. In JBIMS M.Sc. Finance, 30 seats in total are available for which students need to qualify MBA CET and then appear for a separate GD-PI process, which was earlier scheduled to be held in May, but now it is postponed.

Ques. Are General Knowledge marks considered at the time of percentile calculation?

Ans. No. General Knowledge marks are not counted at the time of percentile calculation. A false rumor has been spread by some, but such is not the case in reality.

Ques. I am a Maharashtra state candidate and have appeared for CAT. Do I need to make a fresh registration for MAH CET to seek admission in an MBA/MMS course?

Ans. Yes. Even if you have appeared for CAT, you’re required to register and sit for MAH CET.

Ques. I am a Bangladeshi student. Am I eligible to apply for MAH CET?

Ans. Being a Bangladeshi national, you would come under the category OCI/PIO/Foreign students. 6 seats are reserved for this category for a batch of 140 for the Masters of Management MS Course in JBIMS along with 6 seats for NRI and 6 seats for the CIWGC quota.

Ques. I have taken CAT. Is it necessary for me to appear for MAH CET?

Ans. Candidates who wish to participate in the Centralised Admission Process based on CAT/XAT/CMAT etc. are required to register for MAH CET Counselling and keep a printout of the application form. 

Ques. I wish to take admission in Sri Balaji. Is it necessary for me to appear for MAH CET?

Ans. To get admission in Sri Balaji, it is necessary to appear for at least one management entrance examination. It may be CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT or MAH MBA CET

Ques. I am currently in the final year of my graduation. Can I sit for MAH CET 2021?

Ans. Yes. You can apply for MAH CET 2021. However, you will be asked to provide relevant documents along with mark sheets at the time of counselling process.

Ques. Do I need to fill a separate form JBIMS and PUMBA besides filling in MAH CET form?

Ans. You’re not required to fill separate admission forms to these institutes if you have already filled the MAH CET form. The entire admission process will be administered by DTE.

Ques. How can I prepare for MAH CET in 30days to ace through the cut off of top b-schools?

Ans. Preparing for an examination requires hardcore practice stretching over months. However, if you are left with a time span of 30 days, you can still be a pioneer. All you need to do is go through the previous year's question papers, practice mock tests regularly, and clear your basics.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


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Anonymous
I got 48.83 %marks in bachelor's degree. Can I eligible for this exam
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Hi Megha, candidates who have scored 50% (45% for reserved categories) in graduation are eligible for this exam. Therefore, if you belong to general category, then, you are not eligible.
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how to fill application form
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Hi Geetanjali, The registration steps are given below:

Step:1 Visit the official website dtemaharashtra.gov.in/mba2019

Step:2 Click on “ APPLY    ONLINE”

Step:3 For new registration choose the tab “Click for New Registration” and enter relevant details.

Step:4 Note down the provisional registration number generated by the system.

Step:5 Enter the details of the relevant entrance exam in regards to your candidature.

Step:6 Determine your applicant category, belonging to Maharashtra State or Outside  Maharashtra State category.

Step:7 Check your candidature type on the basis of entered particulars.

Step:8 Select your category -General or Reserved.

Step:9 Enter your academic qualification details of grade 10th onwards.

Steps to follow post submission of details on the portal

Step:1 Validate your details to proceed for further steps.

Step:2 Upload your photo and signatures

Step:3 Modify and recheck all your details for final submission of application

Step:4 Make payment of application form through any of the modes of payment given  below

Step:5 On successful payment of application fee, an e-receipt will be generated

Step:6 Take a printout of the e-receipt and the online application form.

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Anonymous
which branch is best for growth in MBA?
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Hi Birju, Every college is good, but it based on you that which college do you choose for the future career as there are many colleges in India which provide MBA Course.
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Hi I m complete llb but which I have take side Mean HR finance...etc which is side better for MBA
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Hi Shravani, To get information regarding mba course you may check this link:- MBA course.

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Hey sir,i got 67% in MAH-CET 18 ,may i go for mms or mba ? and I am reserved category candidates.so which college you will suggest me in mumbai?
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Hi Sai, I am giving you the college list of MBA which accept admission on the basis of MAH-CET score, please check the college list through this link: MBA Colleges List
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Sir I am 2017 OPEN Category Graduate. I have secured 96 marks and 93.14 percentile in MAH MBA-CET 2018. Which good B-school can i get (HomeUniv) at this score?
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you can get admission in University of Pune – DMS (PUMBA), Pune
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2019 cha MBA entrance chi date diclard jali ka
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Hi Sir, Please check the official website to get the relevant information.
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hey hi, I got 88.2% in mba cet 2018.I belong to SC cat. so i want to ask that which are the best possible colleges for me?
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According to your rank you can opt college as per you choice. I am providing you a link of top colleges that accept MAH CET score : Participating college

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Hi, I got 51% in MAH-CET-18 Which college you suggest me in Pune
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Hi Nagesh, I am giving you the college list of MBA which accept admission on the basis of MAH-CET score, please check the college list through this link: MBA Colleges List.
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when will the scorecard be available for mah cet 2018?
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MAH CET 2018 scorecard are available from March 19, 2018.
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Sir I forget to give MAT CET 2018 exam so can I get admission in MBA COLLEGE without MAT CET exam in mumbai
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NO, MAT CET score is accepted to get admission in Mumbai colleges.
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SIR I HAVE DONE MY 12TH FROM DAV PUNE ,I DO NOT HAVE DOMICILE OF MAHARASTRA. SO I AM MAHARASTRA CANDIATE OR NOT?
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Hi Aditi, If you don't have the domicile then you can only get private colleges through MHTCET Exam and to get the more information regarding this exam please check this link: MHTCET Eligibility Criteria

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