CET in snapshot:
Conducted by DTE, Maharashtra
Frequency Once a year
Exam Date First week of March
Mode of Exam Online
Total questions 200
Type of questions Multiple choice
Time 150 minutes
Number of Sections 4
Sectional cut off n/a
Difficulty level Moderate but Reasoning lengthy
Scoring pattern 1 mark for each correct answer
Negative marking No
Total marks 200
Time per Question 45 seconds
No. of Good Colleges in Maharashtra through CET 10+
Exam Centers Almost in Every District of Maharashtra
MBA CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
MBA CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility criteria laid down by DTE, Maharashtra for MH CET 2019 is

  • Qualification – Candidate must have completed at least 3 years of bachelor’s degree in any field OR appeared in final year exam of bachelor’s degree. Candidate must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying exam. However, 5% relaxation is there for candidates belonging to the Reserved or PWD category.
  • University – The University must be recognized by the University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities.
  • Candidates applying under All India Category – Candidates who have appeared for CAT (conducted by IIMs)/ GMAT(conducted by GMAC)/ CMAT(Conducted by AICTE)/MAT(conducted by AIMA)/ XAT (conducted by XLRI)/ ATMA (conducted by AIMS) are considered to be eligible for admission against the All India Seats subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria (mentioned in the document further)
  • Eligibility for NRI / OCI/ PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National.
    • Passed minimum Three years duration bachelor’s Degree awarded by the University recognized by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or its equivalent
    • Any other criterion declared by appropriate authority from time to time.

The candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT (NT (A)), NT (B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC and SBC categories should produce “Caste Validity Certificate” issued by Scrutiny Committee of Social Welfare Department and the Candidate belonging to ST category should submit “Tribe Validity Certificate” issued by Scrutiny Committee of Tribal Department and valid Non Creamy Layer certificate except SC, ST candidates at the time of verification of documents.

Selection Process

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MH-CET Seat Allocation and Reservation Policy
Sl No Type of Seats Reservation Gateway
1 Maharashtra State Seats 85% (70% for HU & 15% for OHU) MAH-CET Exam
2 All India Seats 15% MAH-CET + CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT/GMAT Exams
4 J &K Seats 1 seat Over & above the sanctioned Intake in every Institute MAH-CET + CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT/GMAT Exams
5 Institute Level Seats 20% only in Unaided Non Minority Institutes Apply Directly to the Principal/Director of the respective Institute
6 Minority Seats. Min 51% in Unaided Minority Institutes MAH-CET Exam
MBA/MMS MH-CET Institute level Minority seat
College Name Minority Quota Total Seats Total CAP seats Institute Level Seats Minority Seats
KJ Somaiya (SIMSR) Gujarati 120 96 24 61
SIES Tamil 120 96 24 61
N.L. Dalmia Hindi 120 120 NA 61
Xaviers Inst of Mgmt Roman Catholics 60 48 12 31
Lala Lajpat Rai Inst of Mgmt (MMS) Punjabi 180 144 36 92
Lala Lajpat Rai Inst of Mgmt (PGDM) Punjabi 60 48 12 31
Thakur Inst of Mgmt Hindi 120 96 24 61
Rizvi Inst of Mgmt Muslim 120 96 24 61
Fr. C. Rodrigues Inst. of Mgmt, Navi Mumbai Christian 60 48 12 31
Don Bosco Inst of Technology (second shift only) Roman Catholics 60 48 12 31
Top MBA Colleges in Maharashtra
Sr. No MBA Colleges Program Intake Fees Avg Salary Highest Salary OPEN (HU) Cut off
1 Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies* MMS 120 2 18.13 26 99.92
2 Sydenham Institute of Management Studies (MMS) MMS / PGDM 120 + 60 1.38 10.08 15 99.72
3 KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research MMS / PGDM 120 + 120 4.28 / 8.8 9.4 / 7.8 15 99.62
4 Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research MMS / PGDM 120 + 180 5.09 / 10.44 7.31 NA 99.93
5 Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA) MMS / PGDM 180 1.3 5.4 8.75 99.69
6 SIES College of Management Studies MBA 120 + 120 3.5 / 5.6 6.5 17 / 11.4 99.89
7 MET Institute of Management MMS / PGDM 180 + 120 3.75 / 4.5 5.5 NA 99
8 Xavier Institute of Management & Research MMS 60 4.18 NA NA 99.77
9 Shree C. E. Society's Indira Institute of Management MMS/PGDM 180 + 120 3.4 / 5.5 3.84 9 to 11 95.96


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