MBA CET 2019

MBA CET 2019 – The notification for MAH CET 2019 will release soon in the month of January 2019. Candidates interested in Maharashtra MBA Common Entrance Test (MBA CET) will able to apply in the one-month application window. The Registration for MBA CET 2019 is expected to start in the third week of January 2019. The CET cell of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra conducts MHT CET for various graduate and postgraduate programmes. For admission in the MBA & MMS programme to the b-schools in Maharashtra, the MBA CET 2019 will conduct. The expected exam date for MBA CET is March 9 & 10, 2019. For more details regarding MMS/ MBA CET 2019 exam date, pattern, syllabus, books, preparation tips, admit card and result, refer to the complete information given below.

When is the notification for MBA CET 2019 Releasing? 
DTE Maharashtra releases the notification for the exam in the month of January every year. MHT CET conducts for other graduate and undergraduate exams also. From this year, these exams are also expected to conduct in online mode. So, once the final decision is taken, the notification for all the exams will release altogether. It will release latest by the second week of January 2019.

MBA CET 2019

Last year, there were in total 3000 seats for MBA/ MMS in the state of Maharashtra. The topper gets the 165 marks out of 200. So, getting into the top college of Maharashtra is not that easy. Thus, prepare for the examination accordingly. Some of the colleges in Maharashtra are very well known for academics, placements etc. So, don’t miss the chance to get admission via MBA CET 2019.

MBA CET 2019 Exam Date

MBA CET examination will conduct in March 2019 online 49 cities in a two-day window. Usually, on Saturday and Sunday of the second week of March. Last year, the exam was conducted on 10th March (Saturday) & 11th March (Sunday), 2018. So, it is expected that MBA CET 2019 Date is 9th March (Saturday) & 10th March (Sunday), 2019.

MBA CET 2019 Important Dates
MAH CET/MMS CET 2019 Registration Date 3rd week of January 2019
Last Date of MBA CET 2019 Online Registration 2nd week of February 2019
MBA CET 2019 Hall Ticket 4th week of February 2019
MAH CET 2019 Exam Date 09-10 March 2019 (Expected)
MBA CET 2019 Result 2nd week of March 2019

For more detailed information, follow the quick links given below.

MBA CET 2018 Highlights

Here are some statistics regarding the exam took place last year.

  • Number of Candidates Registered in MBA CET 2018 – 106448
  • Number of Candidates appeared in MBA CET 2018 – 98606
  • Total Number of Seats – 3000(Approx)
  • Top Score in MBA CET 2018 – 165/200
  • Candidates having a total of 165 marks – 1
  • Candidates with lowest marks(Zero) – 37
  • Students with a score of 150 or above – 12
  • Students with a score of 100 or above – 5241
  • Number of Colleges in Maharashtra – 329
  • Number of Seats for MBA/ MMS – 34971

What is the Difference Between MBA CET and CAT?

Many of our readers were asking us to explain the difference between Maharashtra CET and CAT.

Maharashtra MBA Common Entrance Test is conducted for admission in the colleges of Maharashtra state only. Candidates who appear for it and qualify the exam by scoring minimum cut off will be considered for the admission in state colleges only.

On the other hand, the Common Admission Test (CAT) is an online test which is conducted across India. An applicant who scores minimum cut off will be eligible for admission in all participating colleges and institutes across India. Many colleges all over India accept CAT score for admission in MBA programs.

Important Exams: CAT 2018 | XAT 2019 | IIFT 2019 | NMAT 2018

MBA CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants applying for MBA CET 2019 must fulfill basic eligibility criteria to appear for the exam. Failing to meet the eligibility will lead to disqualification of candidature. Below we have mentioned the details of eligibility criteria laid down by DTE, Maharashtra for MAH CET 2019. Let’s have a look:

  • Qualification – Applicant must have completed at least 3 years of Bachelor’s degree in any field. Candidate must have appeared in final year exam of Bachelor’s degree.
  • University – The University must be recognized by the University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities.
  • Reservation – Candidate must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying education. However, 5% relaxation is there for candidates belonging to the Reserved or PWD category.

MBA CET 2019 Selection Process

To get admission in MBA programme in the Maharashtra state, the following selection procedure follows.

MBA CET 2019 Selection Process

  1. Application Form – It is the first step to become eligible for admission in the selection process. So, it is advisable that you fill the MAH CET 2019 Application Form in time.
  2. Entrance Examination – Next step is to appear for  MBA CET 2019 exam takes place in many states of India.
  3. Result – The result will announce in PDF format containing the total score and percentile.
  4. Centralized Admission Process (CAP) – According to the order of merit, the counseling will take place to allocate seats in the college of Maharashtra.
  5. Final Admission – Once the seat is allocated, you can take the final admission according to the procedure prescribed by the institutes.

MBA CET 2019 Exam Pattern

It is important that you are well aware of the exam pattern of MBA CET 2019. Once you know it you can manage your time accordingly to it. MBA CET 2019 is a computer-based test consisting of 200 Multiple Choice Questions with a time limit of 150 minutes.

Mode of Examination

  • The test is a computer-based test.
  • The paper will conduct in English medium.

Test Duration

  • Maximum time for the exam is 150 Minutes.
  • There is no sectional limit in MAH CET 2019.

Marking Scheme

  • Each question consists of one mark each.
  • There is no negative marking in the test.

Type of Questions 

  • There are only Multiple Choice Based questions in the exam.
  • In total, there will be 5 choices per question.
Topic Number of questions
Abstract Reasoning 25
Logical Reasoning 75
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension 50

MBA CET 2019 Syllabus

Candidates appearing for the exam must ensure that they know the syllabus and prepare according to it. For your assistance below we have provided the complete syllabus of MAH CET 2019 that you must go through and prepare accordingly.

Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension
Antonyms & Synonyms Reading Comprehension
Fill in the blanks Grammar
Sentence completion, arrangement Spelling/Inappropriate usage
Vocabulary Para Jumbles
Error Correction
Logical Reasoning
Symbol-based Comparison Linear and Circular Arrangement
Sequential Output Series Completion
Selection Criteria Venn Diagram
Blood Relations Coding/Decoding
Conditional Coding Syllogisms
Input/Output Direction Sense
Quantitative Ability
Arithmetic Algebra
Mensuration Probability
Trigonometry Numbers
Quantitative Reasoning Data Sufficiency
Geometry Ratio & Proportion
Percentage Data Interpretation – Graphs, Charts, Tables
Economy and Finance
Schemes Budgets
RBI Rates Current GDP or Forecast

MBA CET 2019 Books

Here are some books which you can refer to prepare for MBA CET 2019. If you are preparing for other exams like CAT, XAT, NMAT, SNAP then MAH CET only requires that you practice mock papers according to the exam pattern. For section wise books for MBA CET Preparation, Click Here.

MBA CET 2019 Preparation

The preparation of MBA CET 2019 can be easily done with other exams. The basics are mathematics and English. Questions are not so much difficult to attempt. You just need to prepare yourself to attempt the maximum number of questions in the minimum time.

MBA CET 2019 Section Wise Preparation Tips Click Here

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

This section consists of questions which measure candidates’ agility and accuracy. Diagrams, puzzles, verbal reasoning are some of the questions in this section. With continuous practice, candidates can easily score good marks in this section.

Quantitative Ability

This section test students’ quantitative reasoning and ability to work with numbers. Solving CAT/ XAT/ IIFT level questions will help to crack this section without any difficulty.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

This section has an equal dose of questions from verbal ability and reading comprehension. Working on the vocabulary, grammar, and reading speed will help to clear this section easily.

What are the 2 Important Things to Crack MBA CET?

Time Management

The MAH CET 2019 consists of 200 questions. So, you have merely 1.33 minutes for each question. Thus, it is necessary for you to manage your time well in the exam. For this, you can attempt English section which will take the maximum of 20 minutes.

Similarly, keep 80 minutes for Maths and 50 minutes for logical and abstract reasoning. Moreover, this planning will go correct only if you prepare like this beforehand. So, while taking mock tests, divide the time like this.

MockTest & Practise   

For the preparation of MBA CET, it is important that you practice well. This can come only when you practice enough number of mock tests according to the exam pattern. Moreover, taking mocks will boost your confidence to give your best in the exam.

MBA CET 2019 Mock Test Paper

Candidates appearing for MAH CET 2019 can take the idea of the test from the official mock test paper released by the exam conducting body.

MBA CET 2019 Application Form

Registration – An applicant needs to register as a new user on the registration portal. While registering for MAH CET 2019, the candidate must provide a valid contact number and email for further communication. Also, note down the MBA CET 2019 registration number and password generated during the process.

Online Application Form – Candidates who wish to appear for the MBA CET 2019 will need to fill online application form by visiting the website, After registration, an applicant can continue with MBA CET application form filling. In order to successfully complete the application process candidates have to to pay the fee as decided by DTE, Maharashtra.

Document Uploading –  Every applicant needs to upload the scanned copy of photograph and signature in the specified format and size only. Failing of which, a form will be considered incomplete.

Size 20kb–50kb
Background White
Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels
Image Format JPG or JPEG

Application Fee – Candidate needs to make the payment for MAH CET 2019 to complete the application process. You must pay the fee via online using Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet Banking, Cash Cards, IMPS, or Mobile Wallets. No other mode of payment for MBA CET is acceptable.

Category Fee
Open Category Candidates, J&K migrant candidates INR 1000
Backward class category and PWD candidates from Maharashtra only INR 800

Download Fee Receipt –  After a successful payment, you will get a fee e-receipt. Candidate must download the filled MAH CET 2019 application form along with fee receipt. Take a print out of it for future use.

MBA CET 2019 Admit Card

All the candidates who have successfully filled the MBA CET 2019 application form will receive online hall ticket in the fourth week of February 2019. Candidate will able to download MAH CET 2019 hall ticket after clicking the link on the official website. On the login,  candidates have to enter the login credentials ie. Registration Number/ Roll Number and Password/ Date of Birth. After downloading the same, candidates must paste passport size photograph on the space provided for it.

Keep this hall ticket safe to take it on MBA CET entrance exam day. If a candidate is unable to produce it on the exam day, then they will not get the entry to give the test. The exam will take place in 36 and 13 cities in Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra respectively. After the conduction of the exam, the MBA CET Result will announce in the form of scorecard cum rank card.

Candidate must ensure that they strictly follow the test timings and venue. If a candidate fails to appear on the exam day, he/ she will not be allowed to appear for the exam in any other session.

Documents Required during for MBA CET exam

While appearing for the MAH CET 2019 candidate must carry all the necessary documents and other important things as required. Below is the checklist which you must not forget before going for the test.

  • Hall Ticket of MBA CET 2019 with a photograph attached
  • Government-issued Identity Proof
  • One Ballpoint pen
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD) should bring duly filled Scribe form if applicable.

Acceptable Id Proof: PAN, Voter Id, Aadhar, Passport etc

MBA CET 2019 Test Centre – The exam for MBA CET 2019 will take place in selected cities in Maharashtra and also in some cities outside Maharashtra. Candidates will get the exam city according to preferences filled in the registration form. Though final decision will be taken by exam conducting body only.

MBA CET 2019 Result

All the applicants who have appeared for MBA CET 2019 will able to check the result from the official site of DTE, Maharashtra. In order to check the result, candidates will be required to click the direct link present on the Result page. Thereafter, they will need to enter MAH CET 2019 login validation details which are Registration Number/ Roll Number and Password/ Date of Birth. An applicant will be able to see MBA CET 2019 Result and download it for future reference.

Importantly, DTE releases the result after the normalization process using the standardized equi-percentile method. Once Result is out, candidates will able to apply to various colleges for admission in MBA programme at the official site. A merit list will release individually by state colleges declaring eligible candidates who may get the admission in the college stated.

Institutes Accepting MBA CET 2019 Scores

These are the following Universities/ Institutes that accept MBA CET 2019 Scores for admission in the new academic year. The MBA CET 2019 is a gateway for admission in top b-schools like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA etc.

  • All Government of Maharashtra Management Education Institutes.
  • University Departments of Management Education.
  • University -managed Management Education Institutes.
  • All Un-Aided Management Education Institutes covered as per the Act.

There are more than 300 colleges in Maharashtra that are accepting the MBA CET 2019 scores. Jamla Bajaj Institute of Management Studies is one of the top colleges accepting the MAH CET 2019 scores. The admission process is according to the Centralized Admission Process only. There are many other colleges also who accepts CET scores but take follow the admission process of there own.

  • JBIMS Admission Process, Placement, Fee Structure 2019 – Click Here for Admission 2019
  • Sydenham Institute of Management Studies&Research & Entrepreneurship Education(SIMSREE), Mumbai
  • Prin. L. N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai
  • Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune
  • Top Colleges in Maharashtra

MBA CET 2019 Reservation Policy

According to the DTE notification, 85% of government and MBA/MMS aided institutes will take admission via MBA CET. Similarly, 65% of seats in private colleges are reserved for admission via MBA CET Exam 2019. Also, 15% of total seats are there for all India Quota via other national level exams CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA.

MAH MBA CET 2019 Centralized Admission Process(CAP)

Once the result is available, the CAP round will start online at the official website of DTE Maharashtra. For the MBA CET 2019 CAP process candidates have to log in with the specified time period. After that counseling round will commence on the basis of merit, colleges selected by the students, number of seats available etc. Aspirants will have the option for seat locking and freezing.

In case a candidate does not want a particular seat, then he/she can wait for the next round of MAH CET 2019 counseling process. The whole process for counseling is online. So, in order to check the cut off list, rank list, seat allotment list etc, keep checking the official website of MHT CET 2019 for MBA for the latest updates.

About Maharashtra CET Cell

The Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell of the government of Maharashtra was formed under Admission Regulating Authority (ARA). The competent authority is responsible to conduct exam for MAH- MBA/MMS CET 2019. It takes place for admission in management courses in the state of Maharashtra for admission in the academic year 2019-21.

Official website:

For more information regarding MBA CET, read the last year information brochure.

If you have any questions regarding MBA CET, please write in the comment section below. 

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  1. Hiii…… Thank you this is very very useful information about MBA…Nd it presented very easily nd nicely
    I just want to know that how many courses in MBA like.. Finance,HRM, operation, event management, can you explain this

  2. thanks for the information. what i want to ask is should i have a chance of getting a call from sydenham/jbims/welinkar and such colleges if i am from kolkata?

    • For admission in these colleges, you have to register for counselling round. On the basis of cut off and rank, you will able to take admission in colleges accepting MBA CET scores.

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