MBA CET 2019

MBA CET 2019 – State Common Entrance Cell of Maharashtra has issued the MBA CET 2019 Result. Candidates can check their All India Rank at As per the MBA CET 2019 Result Analysis, 15 candidates have scored 99.99 percentile. Soon, DTE Maharashtra will conduct the CAP or Centralized Admission Process 2019 for admission to MBA/ MMS/ PGDM. MAH MBA / MMS CET 2019 conduct in online mode. MBA CET 2019 is a state level examination, through which candidates get seats in management courses, offered by the B-schools in Maharashtra. Check MBA CET 2019 dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, and more information from this page.

Latest: Result for MBA CET has been published. Click Here to check your AIR.

MBA CET 2019 Result

The exam conducting body has released the MBA CET 2019 Result in the PDF format. It issues on the official website at Candidates can check their All India Rank (AIR), total marks scored in one common list. Further, aspirants can participate in the counselling round or CAP 2019 to take admission in the academic year 2019-21.

Later, candidates will also able to download the soft copy of the individual scorecard. For this, you may have to enter MAH CET 2019 login validation details which are Registration Number/ Roll Number and Password/ Date of Birth. An applicant can check MBA CET 2019 Result and download it for future reference.

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

MBA CET 2019

The admission to the B-schools in Maharashtra takes place on the basis of MBA CET 2019 and the counseling round. Candidates can also apply via CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/ CMAT scores. Such candidates have to participate in the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra.

MBA CET 2019 Exam Date – MBA CET examination conducts the entrance exam in a two-day window on Saturday and Sunday of March 2019. Candidates have to appear in the allotted time session and exam centre only. There is no provision to change the same.

MBA CET 2019 Events Important Dates
MAH CET/MMS CET 2019 Registration Date 10 Jan 2019
Last Date of MBA CET 2019 Online Registration/ Payment/ Form Editing 15 Feb 2019
18 Feb 2019
Printing of application form until 02 Mar 2019
MBA CET 2019 Hall Ticket 01 Mar 2019 onwards
MAH CET 2019 Exam Date 09 and 10 March 2019
MBA CET 2019 Result 30 Mar 2019

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

MBA CET 2019 Exam Analysis

Once the exam over, we will able to analyze the difficulty level of the paper. The exam is taking place in two slots per day. Slot 1 and Slot 2 timings are 10 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 4:30 pm. The exam analysis includes a sectional review for all the sections of the exam. All the Best and stay tuned to us to get the latest updates.

MBA CET 2019 Login

MBA CET 2019 login is available to all the candidates who have registered for the exam. However, only candidates who have paid the fees can use it to access the admit card. The MBA CET login is available Maharashtra CET cell website. Students clearing the exam need to use the same login credentials to participate in the counselling/ CAP round. Aspirants applying via other national level exams need to register DTE Maharastra website to take part in CAP.

MBA CET 2019 Selection Process

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

  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.
  3. Result – The result announces in PDF format containing the total score and percentile.
  4. Centralized Admission Process (CAP) – According to the order of merit, the counseling takes 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 Selection Process

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 admissions are open at all MBA/ MMS colleges recognized and approved by the Government of Maharashtra. Also, at the colleges affiliated to any of the Non- Agricultural University in Maharashtra State. 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 and 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.

MBA CET 2019 Hall Ticket Download

The entrance cell of Maharashtra issuing the MBA CET Hall Ticket 2019 nine days before the exam date. Candidate can download MAH CET 2019 Admit Card after clicking the link on the Enter the login credentials ie. Registration Number and Password to access it. After downloading it, candidates must read important instructions written on it.

MBA CET 2019 Exam Day Important Instructions

MBA CET 2019 Admit Card

All the candidates who have successfully filled the MBA CET 2019 application form receive online hall ticket on March 01 onwards. Students get the intimation for the same on their registered email-id and number. 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 the MBA CET entrance exam day. If a candidate is unable to produce it on the exam day, then they do not get the entry to give the test. The exam takes place in 36 and 13 cities in Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra respectively. After the conduction of the exam, the MBA CET Result announces 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 valid and original documents and other important things as required. Below is the checklist which you must not forget before going for the test. Candidates must have the same name on admit card and identity proof.

Importantly, candidates who have changed their name have to produce an original marriage certificate/ Gazette notification/ affidavit.

  • 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

Ration card and Learning Driving License are not valid documents to carry.

  • PAN
  • Voter Id
  • Aadhar
  • Passport etc.

Reporting Time

Candidates must reach the exam centre as per the reporting time mentioned on the admit card. Any latecomers are not allowed inside the exam hall. Also, candidates may have to stay at test premises for a total of 4 hours although the exam is for 150 minutes. The total time includes verification, logging in etc.

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. 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 conducts 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 are 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

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. Practice arithmetic problems involving ratio and proportions, percentage etc. This section will also test the interpretation of tables, common graphs, charts, and quantitative reasoning. The questions 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, sentence completion, antonyms, synonyms, and reading speed helps to clear this section easily. English ability tests the understanding of the passage, choice of appropriate words, phrases, expression, and similar language skills.

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 takes the maximum of 20 minutes.

Similarly, keep 80 minutes for Maths and 50 minutes for logical and abstract reasoning. Moreover, this planning goes correctly 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 Test Centre

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

Important points to note regarding MBA CET 2019 Test Centre

  • Exam conducting body allots venues on the basis of candidates strength in the particular centre.
  • The body will not consider any requests for the change in centre/ venue/ session.
  • The body reserves the right to add or cancel any particular centre.

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 leads to the 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:

MBA CET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Qualification – Applicant must have completed at least 3 years of Bachelor’s degree in any field. Also, candidates in the final year Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.
  • 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 backward class categories or PWD category.

Reservation for SEBC Category

This year, the Maharashtra government is in view that Maratha Community is Socially and Educationally backward. So, special provision has been given to them for their advancement. The fees for such students are less and they have to produce the proof of their reserved category during the counselling rounds.

7 Steps to Fill MBA CET 2019 Application Form

Candidates have to fill the MBA CET 2019 application form as follows.

1. Registration

It is the first step to apply for MAH CET 2019. So, candidates must make a fresh registration using the link available on the website, It is necessary to provide valid email id and phone number to receive any intimation by DTE.

After the details submission, note down the MBA CET 2019 registration number and password generated during the process. From there, students can either continue to fill the form or log in later to complete the application.

2. Login for Online Application Form

Candidates who wish to appear for the MBA CET 2019 need to fill online application form using the login credentials. After the registration process, an applicant can continue with MBA CET application form filling. It includes four steps that need to be completed before the last date.

Candidates can fill the form in multiple sessions but in sequence only. In order to successfully complete the application process candidates have to to pay the fee as decided by DTE, Maharashtra.

3. 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 is considered incomplete. Candidates must make sure that upload the documents in their respective fields only. Caste certificates need to be submitted during the counselling process.

Format Specifications
  • Photo: 20kb–50kb
  • Sign: 10kb-20 kb
Background White
  • Photo: 200 x 230 pixels
  • Sign: 140 x 60 pixels
Image Format JPG or JPEG

4. Basic Details

After the uploading of documents, candidates have to process to fill the caste, category, educational and other personal details. Aspirants seeking reservation must fill the category details correctly. Make sure that you have proofs for the same. In the educational details, you need to enter graduation details only.

5. Preview and Declaration

Candidates can preview all the details and sign the declaration. In case there are errors, then change the same at this stage. Once the declaration is signed, the MBA CET 2019 Form is not editable.

6. 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. Once the fee is paid it is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Category Fee
Open Category Candidates, J&K migrant candidates INR 1000
Backward class category ( SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B),
NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC) and PWD candidates from Maharashtra only
INR 800

7. Download Form and  Fee Receipt

After a successful payment, you 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 Registration Trends–

Last year, the candidates registering for the exam crossed 1 Lakh mark. This is the trend seen in MBA CET Registration in the last few years.

Number of MBA CET Registration

Year Candidates Registered Candidates Appeared
2016 60000 48889
2017 94679 88556
2018 106448 98606
2019(Expected) 120000 105000

MBA CET Statistics

Here are some quick facts about MHT CET 2019 that candidates can check in a glance.

  • Conducting Body – State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State, (under the supervision of DTE)
  • Number of Candidates Registered in MBA CET Last Year – 106448
  • Number of Candidates appeared in MBA CET Last Year – 98606
  • Top Score in MBA CET Last Year – 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 takes place for admission in the colleges of Maharashtra state only. Candidates who appear for it and qualify the exam by scoring minimum cut off are considered for the admission in state colleges only. The exam takes place yearly in a two-day window.

On the other hand, the Common Admission Test (CAT) is an online test which conducts across India. An applicant who scores minimum cut off is eligible for admission in all CAT participating colleges and other 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

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 2019, read the latest 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.

    • You can apply for Thakur Inst of Mgmt, Rizvi Inst of Mgmt, Fr. C Rodrigues Inst of Mgmt, Vivekanand (VESIMSR), Alkesh Dinesh Modi Inst.
      Check their official website for more information.

    • You can apply at VESIM, Francis Institute of Management, Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute, Agnel Charities Agnel Seva Sangha’s Fr. C. Rodrigues Inst. of Management, MAEER’s M.I.T. College of Engineering, Atharva Inst of Mgmt, Vidyalankar Inst of Tech, Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Inst of Mgmt, Vidyalankar Inst of Tech, Jankidevi Bajaj Inst of Mgmt, Gurunanak Inst of Mgmt, Pillai’s Inst of Mgmt

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