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MBAUniverse.com | 04, Dec 2013 0405IST

DTE Mumbai had confirmed that it shall conduct MAH CET 2014 for MBA/MMS Admission 2014 Maharashtra. This article gives you an in-depth analysis of MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014.

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As many as 406 institutes with a total of 45,621 seats will use MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014 for admission to their MBA/MMS courses in Maharashtra

Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai has announced the exam date for MAH CET 2014 for Admission to First Year MBA/MMS for 2014-2015 in Maharashtra.

The notification released by Director of technical education Dr. Subhash Mahajan on November 21st, 2013 stated that, “The Online Common Entrance test (MAH MBA/MMS CET 2014) will be conducted on Saturday, March 15, 2014 and Sunday, March 16, 2014.”

Last year, admissions to the MBA institutes in the Maharashtra were carried out on the basis of Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

MBAUniverse.com was the first media platform to bring latest updates on CMAT and other key policy developments related to MBA education.

This article will give you an in depth analysis of MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014 and all you wanted to know about MAH CET 2014.

Our earlier articles include:

MAH CET 2014 Exam pattern and updates

MAH CET 2014 exam dates announced by DTE Maharashtra

What is MAH MBA/MMS CET 2014?
Candidates seeking admission to AICTE approved first year of two years full time post graduate degree courses in MBA/MMS/PGDBM/PGDM for the year 2014-15 in Maharashtra state have to give MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014.

Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai shall conduct the Common Entrance Test for Admission to First Year MBA/MMS for 2014-2015 in Maharashtra.

According to a notification released by DTE, 85% seats in the government run and aided MBA /MMS institutes in the state and 65% seats at private unaided and minority institutes will be filled through the 'MAH-MBA / MMS-CET' from 2014. Another 15% seats will be filled through the all India quota.

The all India quota refers to students who appear in the nationally recognized tests, such as the CAT conducted by the IIMs, JMET conducted by the IITs, MAT conducted by the AIMA, XAT conducted by the XLRI, and ATMA conducted by the AIMS. Students who appear for the CMAT will now be allotted seats at institutes in the state through the all India quota, the notification said.

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Implications of MAH CET 2014
Admission to all MBA/MMS programmes of B schools in Maharashtra will be done thorough MAH CET 2014. 

As many as 406 institutes with a total of 45,621 seats will use MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014 for admission to their MBA/MMS courses in Maharashtra.

Table 1: No: of B schools and total seats across Maharashtra for MBA/MMS Courses


Division

Districts

No: of Institutes

Total Seats

Mumbai

(Konkan)

Mumbai, Mumbai Suburban (Mumbai Upanagar), Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg

83

10125

Pune

(Western Maharashtra)

Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur, and Kolhapur

179

22581

Nashik(North Maharashtra)

Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, and Nandurbar

47

4230

Aurangabad (Marathwada)

Aurangabad, Jalna, Latur/Lattalur, Nanded, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Hingoli, and Beed

28

2745

Amravati (Vidarbha)

Amravati, Akola, Washim, Buldhana and Yavatmal

11

840

Nagpur (Vidarbha)

Nagpur, Chandrapur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, and Gadchiroli

58

5100

 

Total

406

45621

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MAH CET MBA 2014: FAQs for Aspirants

  • Candidate must have passed with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA ( 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and physically handicap belonging to Maharashtra State only) in any Bachelor’s degree to appear for MAH CET MBA 2014

  • Registration for MAH- MBA/MMS-CET 2014 is Mandatory for all candidates irrespective of their appearance in All India CET. Such candidates may not appear for MAH-CET 2014. However they are required to register and appear for GD & PI.

  • If you have appeared for nationally recognized tests, it is not necessary to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014. Your score of All India CET will be valid for the admission provided the score is more than the cut-off.

    However you are required to register both for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 as well as for GD&PI. Further it is mandatory to appear for the GD,PI conducted by Competent Authority of State of Maharashtra for seeking admission through CAP.

  • Nationally recognized tests refers to CAT 2013 conducted by the IIMs, JMET conducted by the IITs, MAT conducted by the AIMA, XAT 2014 conducted by the XLRI, ATMA conducted by the AIMS and CMAT 2013-14 conducted by AICTE.

  • If you have scores in both All India tests and MAH CET MBA 2014, then best of the two scores shall be considered for deciding the merit for ALL India Seats subject to the fulfillment of condition of the cut-off marks.

  • In order to participate in the CAP, aspiring candidate has to fill in and confirm :-

  • Online Application form for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 i.e. Register for CET in Jan. 2014

  • Online Application form for GD, PI i.e. Register for GDPI in May 2014

  • Centralized Admission i.e. Register for CAP in May 2014. Confirmation and document verification at ARC

  • Online Option form for CAP Round-I/II/III in July 2014

Top B schools accepting MAH CET 2014

Some of the top B schools in Maharashtra which accepts the MAH CET 2014 scores are as follows:


MBAUniverse.com B school Ranking 2013-14

Institute Name

Courses Under MAH CET 2014

Intake

Other Courses

14

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

MMS

120

MFM, MHRDM

 30

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai

MMS

120

PGDM, PGDM-IB, PGDM-RM

36 

Sydenham Institute of Management Studies & Research & Entrepreneurship Education(SIMSREE), Mumbai

MMS

120

PGDBM

 48

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

MMS

120

PGDM,

 57

S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai

 MMS

120

PGDM

 95

Audyogik Shikshan Mandal's Institute of Professional Studies, Pimpri Waghere, Pune

MBA

216

None 

  NP

Kohinoor Business School, Kurla (West), Mumbai

MMS

180

PGDM

 NP 

Indira Institute of Management, Pune

MBA

180

 PGDM

 NP

Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies, Malad (W), Mumbai

MMS

120

PGDM

  NP

Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune

MBA++, MBA

180

None 

 NP

Indian Institute of Cost & Management Studies & Research (IndSearch), Pune

MBA-IT, MBA-HRM

270

None 

 NP

Bharti Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies & Research, Navi Mumbai

MMS

120

PGDBM

 NP 

Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Researchi, Pimpri

MBA

120

None 

  NP

MAEER's MIT School of Management, Pune

MBA

180

PGDBM

 NP

Audyogik Shikshan Mandal's Institute of Business Management & Research MBA Institute, Pune

MMM, MBA

240

 None

MAH CET 2014 Exam Pattern:
DTE has not yet announced MAHCET 2014 exam pattern but it is expected that the MAH CET 2014 Exam Pattern will be same as before. MBAUniverse.com will continue to update you on MAH CET 2014 exam pattern.

Unlike past year, MAHCET 2014 will be held in an online test format.The duration will be 150 minutes or 2.5 hours. There will be 200 questions asked from 5 different areas including Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation/Data Sufficiency and Reasoning. MAH CET 2014 exam pattern does not contain any negative marking in the paper.

Total Number of Questions: 200

Total Time allotted : 150 minutes

No. of Choices per question: 5 choices

Negative Marks: No negative marking

Number of Sections: No sections – jumbled paper


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B schools welcome MAH CET 2014
Last year, admissions to the MBA institutes in the Maharashtra were carried out on the basis of Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). But the state witnessed 66% drop in number of applicants across various B schools in Maharashtra last year. MAH CET 2014: Mumbai-Pune educationists welcome MAH-MBA / MMS-CET 2014

Dr Pandit Mali, Director, Indira Institute of Management Pune, said, ‘’ the restart of Maharashtra CET is certainly a positive step for the management institutes in the state. The reduction in enrollment to MBA programmes last year due to change in admission process had hit the institutes in Maharashtra very badly’’.

Dr N K Kondap , director, Kohinoor Business School (KBS) and former Vice chancellor of NMIMS, Mumbai while talking to MBAUniverse.com said, ‘’ the restart of Maharashtra CET is definitely a positive step’’. He advised the students to make the best use of this opportunity in seeking the admission to the B-Schools and enhance their career growth.

While talking to MBAUniverse.com regarding the development Dr Ashok Joshi, Director, Indian Institute of Cost and Management Studies and Research (IndSearch) said, ‘’ It is a positive development as a result of which the number of students taking up the test will certainly rise’’. 

MAH CET 2014 Result
The dates of MAH CET 2014 results are not announced yet but MAH CET 2014 result is expected to be out in April 2014 as per last exam trends.

The next article in this series will be Expert article on MAHCET 2014 preparations.

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