CET 2021

MH CET is organized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) every year. This is a state-level exam for selecting students for courses like MBA and MMS. Aspirants can apply through online mode for the MAH MBA CET 2021 exam from January 2021. Qualifying CET 2021 will open gates for the candidates to get admission in various known Business Schools of Maharashtra for which they applied. All the necessary information is provided by DTE from time to time. The application process for this exam will start in the 3rd week of January 2021.

MAH CET 2021 – Exam Overview

Formal Name of Exam Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam Name MAH CET
Conducting Body State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra
Exam category PG (Post graduate level)
Periodicity 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 200
Negative Marking No negative marking
Total exam time duration 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Test pattern Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

CET 2021 Important Dates

MAH CET 2021 Online Registration Starts Third week of January 2021
Closing of MAH CET 2021 Registration Third week of February 2021
Availability of admit card Fourth week of February 2021
MAH CET 2021 March 14 and 15, 2021
MAH CET 2021 Result Date Third week of March 2021
Counselling Jun-21

CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate who wishes to take admission through CET 2021 must ensure that they fall into an eligibility criterion given by DTE
  • Candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized institute across the country
  • General candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks in aggregate and candidates belonging to reserve category/ OBC/ PWD must have obtained 45% marks in aggregate
  • Final year graduation students can also apply for CET 2021
  • The candidate who wishes to apply for CET 2021 should be a citizen of India and OCI/PIO/NRI candidates can also apply for this exam
  • Candidates from other states have to fill non-local eligibility clauses as asked by the Govt to be eligible for this exam

CET 2021 Application Form

The application form of Maharashtra Common Entrance Test – MAH CET 2021 will be released in the third week of January 2021 and can only be filled online along with online/offline mode of payment of registration fees

Important Dates of MAH CET 2021 Application Form

Online Registration for MAH CET 2021 Third week of January 2021
Last date to fill application form of MAH CET 2021 Second week of February 2021
Start date for the correction of MAH CET 2021 application Form Second week of February 2021
Last date to print the MAH CET Application Form 2021 First week of March 2021
Start date for downloading MAH CET Admit Card 2021 First week of March 2021
MAH CET exam date Second week ofMarch 2021
Announcement of the result of MAH CET 2021 Last week of March 2021

Important documents to keep handy while filling the application form for CET 2021

Candidates must keep the following information ready with them before they start filling the application form of MAH CET 2021. They should be aware about all the important details and documents that they need to keep ready before the filling MAH CET application form.

  • All the documents related to academic record of the candidate like 10th, 12th marksheet and graduation result
  • A scanned copy of candidate’s photograph and signature which is to be uploaded while filling the application form of MAH CET 2021.
  • Category certificate of the candidate who belongs to SC/ST and OBC categories or any other category certificate. Also candidate should have a scanned copy of the certificate to upload while filling out the application form.


Specifications of documents to be uploaded

Passport Size Photograph 20-50kb 200*230 pixels
Signature 10-20kb 140*160 pixels

MAH CET Application Fee 2021

Open category candidates (from Maharashtra and outsiders of Maharashtra)/ J&K Migrants Rs 1000/-
Reserved category candidates (SC/ ST/ DT-NT(A)/ NT(B)/ NT(C)/ NT(D)/ VJ/ OBC/ SBS/ PwD) Rs 800/-

Steps to fill MAH CET Application Form 2021

Step 1: Visit the official website and click on the New Registration’ link which will be available from 3rd week of January 2021

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 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 2021 application form after that no changes will be allowed.

Step 5: Payment can be done online as well as offline mode via challan or debit/credit card/net banking

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

CET 2021 Exam pattern

CET 2021 will only be held in an online mode. The paper will consist of 200 questions with a time duration of 2 hours 30 minutes. The question type will be MCQ with marking scheme of +1 for every right correct answer and there is no negative marking for wrong answers. The main sections for CET 2021 are Abstract Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension.

Logical Reasoning 75 75
Abstract Reasoning 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 50 50

CET 2021 Syllabus

Logical Reasoning & Abstract ReasoningQuantitative AptitudeVerbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  • Tables
  • Pie charts
  • visual reasoning
  • verbal reasoning
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence completion
  • Antonyms
  • Passages

CET 2021 Admit Card

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will issue the MAH CET 2021 admit card in online mode tentatively in the fourth week of February 2021. Candidates have to download the admit card by filling the login credentials. Candidates have to mandatorily carry the admit card in the examination

How to download MAH CET 2021 Admit Card?

Candidates will have to follow the steps that are given below to download the admit card of MAH CET 2021:

Step 1 – Click on the official link and it will be sent over email or SMS as well

Step 2 – The login window to download MAH CET MBA admit card will be displayed on the screen

Step 3 – Now enter the registration number, roll number, date of birth in the format DD-MM-YY

Step 4- Click on the submit button

Step 5 – After entering the login details, the admit card will be exhibited on the screen

Step 6 – Download and take print out of MAH CET 2021 admit card

CET 2021 Answer key

The answer key will be accessible to the candidates for MAH CET 2021 in online mode. The objective of providing the answer key of MAH CET 2021 is to help the candidates get a rough idea about their performance in the test and what their score will be. All the topics will have separate answer keys and students have to cross the minimum cut-offs to take admission to various MBA colleges across the state

How to Download MAH CET Answer Key 2021?

  • Firstly, visit the official website of MAH CET
  • Click on the link of “MAH CET answer key 2021”
  • Download the Answer Key for future references
  • Compare the answers and calculate your MAH CET 2021 score

Challenging of MAH CET 2021 Answer Key

  • After downloading MAH CET 2021 answer key, there is an option to challenge if candidates find that there is any type of discrepancy in the MAH CET answer key
  • Candidates can mail the discrepancy to “maharashtra.cetcell@gmail.com” on or before the end date of challenging MAH CET 2021 answer key.
  • Candidates have to explain with proof why the provided answer in the answer key in incorrect while challenging.
  • Candidates also have to mention the correct question number, the response to which question is incorrect in MAH CET 2021 answer key.
  • Candidates can send a single mail and they have to highlight their comments with a valid explanation of the discrepancy. Do not send multiple emails for different questions.

CET 2021 Results

The result of MAH CET 2021 tentatively will be announced in the third-fourth week of March 2021. Candidates have to log in will correct credentials to check their results on the official website. MAH CET 2021 result will be declared in the form of All India Rank (AIR) and the scorecard will carry the total percentile and score of the candidate

Steps to Checks MAH CET Result 2021

DTE will announce the result of MAH CET 2021 tentatively in the last week of March 2021. Students must follow the steps mentioned below to download the MAH CET 2021 result:

Step 1 – Visit the official link provided- Click Here (Link will be available as soon as authorities release it.)

Step 2 – Click on the tab “MAH CET Result”.

Step 3 – Screen will display the MAH CET result

Step 4 – Participants can check their overall score and percentile.

Step 5 – Download the file and take print of it for future references

Details to Check for on the MAH CET Result 2021

  • Participant’s name
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • All India Rank (Serial Number)
  • Total Score
  • Overall Percentile

CET 2021 Counselling

The declaration of the result is followed by counselling sessions for candidates so that they can make a wise choice of college. MAH CET counselling will be held through online mode. The candidate will have to fill a list of colleges according to their merit rank and then candidates will be called for further processes of the respective colleges

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