MAH CET 2020

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MAH CET 2020 is an important state level MBA entrance exams with moderate difficulty level. The MAH MBA CET 2020 exam will offer admission opportunity in JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA and other MBA colleges in Maharashtra. The tentative MAH CET 2020 exam dates are March 7 & 8, 2020.  The two days MAH CET exam will be conducted in Morning and afternoon slots. The MAH MBA CET 2019 is gateway not only to JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA but also to other 300+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra. Read More  

 

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra conducts MAH CET exam every year not only for MBA admission but also for admission to Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy, MCA and other courses. However, the information shared below is for MAH MBA CET 2020 for admission to various MBA/MMS courses offered by MBA colleges in Maharashtra to Maharashtra State (MS) and Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) candidates. The exam is conducted in 47 cities in India. Apart from the maximum number of exam centres located in Maharashtra, many state capitals in the country are the MAH CET exam cities.

 

Last year 102851 candidates appeared in the MAH MBA CET exam. No candidate had scored 100 percentile. 15 Candidates with 153-164 Score were Awarded Highest Percentile of 99.99 in MAH CET last year. There are many candidates in MAH CET result who score zero marks. Read More

 

MAH CET 2020 Registration & Application Dates
MAH MBA CET 2020 Registration & Application process will open in the second week of January 2020. MAH MBA CET 2020 Registration process is online. The submission of online applications for MAH CET will lead to MBA admission opportunity to 1st Year of 2 year full time Post Graduate Degree course in Management (MBA/MMS) in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the Maharashtra State

 

The last date to apply for MAH CET 2020 will close on or around February 18, 2020. MAH MBA CET 2020 exam Fee is Rs.800/- for Maharashtra State (MS) candidates and Rs.1000/- for All India Category (OMS) candidates.  Read More about MAH CET Registration Process

 

MAH CET 2020: Exam Highlights
One of the most important but an easier MBA entrance exam – MAH CET 2020 has following key features:

MAH MBA CET 2020 Conducting Body
Director of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra
Number of MBA colleges under MAH CET 2020 Exam
330+
Top MBA Colleges in MAH MBA CET 2020
JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA, Welingkar, IESMCRC, CIMR, N L Dalmiya, SIES
MBA Seats Available for Admission 2020
40000+
Mode of MAH CET 2020 Exam
Computer Based Test
MAH CET 2020 Exam Dates
March 7 & 8, 2020
MAH MBA CET Testing Window
2 days, 4 sessions
MAH CET 2020 Test Duration
150 Minutes (2½ Hours)
MAH CET 2020 Scoring Pattern
+1 for correct answer
Negative Marking in MAH CET 2020
No, Negative marking for wrong answer
MAH CET 2020 Application Fee
Rs.1000/- for OMS candidates
Rs.  800/- for MS candidates
MAH CET Full Form
Maharashtra MBA Common Entrance Test
MAH CET 2020 Score Validity for MBA Admission
For MBA Admission 2020
Admission Process through MAH CET 2020
Through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra in June/July
Total Questions in MAH CET
200 (All MCQs)
Sectional Division of MAH CET Exam 2020
4 Sections with varying number of Questions in Each Section
MAH CET Test Sections with number of questions
Logical Reasoning-75; Abstract Reasoning-25; Quantitative Aptitude-50; Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension-50 questions
Choice of Answer Options
5
MAH MBA CET Difficulty Level
Moderate
Required MAH CET Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
95+
Importance of Taking MAH MBA CET 2020
Last MBA CET that offers MBA admission opportunity in 2020 in more than 330 MBA colleges in Maharashtra
MAH CET Application process
Online

MAH CET Notification 2020
DTE Maharashtra will release the MAH MBA CET 2019 notification in the second week of January 2020 with the complete MAH CET Schedule 2020.

MAH CET 2019

 

MAH CET 2020 - Last Important MBA Entrance Test in the year
MAH CET 2020 in the month of March 2020 is the last most important MBA CET for admission 2020 in some of the best MBA colleges in india like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, CIMR, Welingkar among others. The application  process for MBA CET remains online only.   

 

MAH MBA CET 2020 Exam: Important Dates
Following are the important dates for MAH CET 2020 Exam:

 

MAH MBA CET 2020 Exam Activity
Important Date
Comments
MAH MBA CET 2020  Notification Release
January 14, 2020
Contains MAH CET Schedule
MAH MBA CET 2020 Registration Starts
January 14, 2020
Only Online Registration
MAH CET Registration & Exam Fee
Rs.1000 for Open category
Rs.800 for Reserved category
Fee to be paid Online only
Last date to apply for MAH CET 2020
February 18, 2020
Date is sometimes Extended
MAH CET Admit card Download Starts
March 1, 2020
Available through Candidate Login
Last Date for Printing of MAH CET Application Form
March 5, 2020
Download from MAH CET website
Last date to Download MAH CET Admit Card
March 8, 2020
Last date of MAH CET exam
MAH MBA CET 2020 Exam Dates
March 7 & 8, 2020
Computer Based Test in Multiple sessions
MAH MBA CET 2020 Result Declaration
March 31, 2020
Result with Score Card is available on official MAH CET website 

MBA CET Cell of DTE to Conduct MAH CET 2020
To conduct the exam smoothly and without any technical issues, Government of Maharashtra has created a special State CET Cell within DTE Maharashtra. The candidates from Maharashtra as well as from all other states can appear in MAH CET. 

 

MAH CET MBA Intake 2020
There are about 40,000 MBA/MMS 2020 seats available in MBA colleges of Maharashtra. 15% seats are reserved in JBIMS and other Maharashtra MBA colleges for All India candidates who appear in MAH MBA CET 2020 or apply through other National level exams as prescribed by DTE Maharashtra

 

MAH CET Syllabus by DTE Maharashtra
MAH MBA CET Syllabus for the MAH CET exam with key changes has already been released by DTE Maharashtra State CET Cell. Check here the revised MAH CET syllabus

 

MAH MBA CET 2020 Exam Pattern
MAH CET Exam for admission to MBA/MMS 2020 will be held in multiple sessions as an online computer based test. MAH MBA CET 2020 exam pattern as informed by DTE Maharashtra consists of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) divided in 4 sections but make only 3 effective sections. There is no negative marking in MAH CET exam.. Read More about MAH CET Exam Pattern

 

How to Download MAH CET 2020 Admit Card?
MAH CET Admit card for MBA/MMS exam will be out on March 1, 2020. All the candidates who have successfully registered and have paid the requisite MAH CET exam fee can download their MAH CET call letter from official website link for MBA/MMS CET 2020 exam through candidate login. The last date for MAH CET Admit card download is last day of MAH MBA CET exam. Check here to know how to download MAH CET Admit card

 

MAH MBA CET: Admission Regulating Authority Established
To facilitate MBA/MMS admissions through MAH MBA CET 2020 and other CET exams, the Government of Maharashtra has established "ADMISSIONS REGULATING AUTHORITY AND STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL" as per the provisions of the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions & Fees) Act. 2015 (Mah. Act No. XXVIII of 2015). The Commissioner of State CET Cell is Competent Authority for conducting CETs.

 

MAH MBA CET 2020 Preparation
MAH CET preparation, as per the experts should be planned as per the MAH CET syllabus and the exam pattern. Reasoning with 50% weightage in MAH MBA CET exam is one of the key areas to crack MAH CET with high score. Past MAH CET toppers suggest following preparation tools:

  • Read and practice with Best Preparation Books For MAH CET
  • Practice more on a variety of Reasoning questions
  • Scan MAH CET syllabus and prepare on all the topics
  • Improve your Reading speed for RC passages and for Reasoning problems
  • Practice with previous MAH CET test papers and Mock tests
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MAHCET 2020: Important testing room tips  
The 2 day 4 sessions, MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2020 exam will have 200 multiple choice objective type questions (MCQs) in each session of the exam. The MAHCET 2020 exam duration for each slot is 2 hours 30 minutes. Maximum score is 200 marks. DTE Maharashtra has confirmed that there would not be any negative marking in the exam.  Read below the key testing room tips:

  • Visit the test venue a day before the exam day
  • Take a ball pen with you to the exam centre
  • Each question will have 5 Answer options 
  • Don’t touch key board: Exam will be locked 
  • Penalty will be imposed for similarities 
  • Don't forget Signature on Attendance sheet & Admit card 
  • Take exam carefully, no retest will be there despite any technical glitch

JBIMS Mumbai Admission Process through MAH CET CAP
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), University of Mumbai will offer Admission to its two years full time MMS 2020-22 batch through Centralised Admission Process (CAP) to be conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra in June 2020 after MAH CET Result declaration. The registration and application process for DTE CAP 2020 would open around May 15, 2020 and will be online process.

 

JBIMS Mumbai admission policy and admission process for MMS 2020-22 batch is not changed so far and therefore the B-school will accept CAT 2019, MAHCET 2020 and CMAT 2020 scores. The admission process will be through DTE CAP 2020 as was last year. Although JBIMS does not announce individual cut offs but the JBIMS MAH-CET cut offs as announced by DTE Maharashtra after different CAP rounds reveal a percentile cut off at 98-99 for JBIMS.

 

JBIMS Vs MAH CET: Admission Blues Last Year
Last year, due to pending decision on the Autonomy Status of JBIMS Mumbai and presentation of Fake score cards in CAP rounds, MBA admission in JBIMS and other MBA colleges in Maharashtra got into hot hour. The session commencement was delayed for more than a month due to the lingering issue. Following the decision by High Court of Maharashtra, the CET Cell of DTE Maharashtra on August 3 announced the Seat allotment status of JBIMS Mumbai for 120 CAP seats, but the stay by Supreme Court of India on Aug 14 directing to maintain status quo, the MBA/MMS admission process for 2019-21 batch was stopped again.

 

Later, JBIMS was granted Autonomous status for the academic year 2019-20 as per the decision delivered by Hon'ble Supreme Court of India on the Autonomy status of the B-school where admission process was inordinately delayed. Because of JBIMS, the MBA/MMS Admission process 2019 across Maharashtra had come to a stand-still. 

 

DTE Maharashtra had earlier announced the seat matrix and seat allotments after the CAP rounds but the process could not be finalised due to the writ petition filed in the High court of Maharashtra. Taking the first step to start DTE CAP 2019 process for MBA/MMS admission 2019, the CET Cell of Directorate of Technical Education  Maharashtra had announced a list of 340 'Setu Suvidha Kendra' (Facilitation Centres) where document verification process after online registration for DTE CAP 2019 had begun. The next step also started with the DTE CAP 2019 online registration process. MAH CET Cell had shared with MBAUniverse.com that DTE CAP round 2019 for MBA/MMS in 300+ MBA colleges of Maharashtra had started after last date of CAP registration and after document verification was over but then the academic session across Maharashtra was delayed.   

 

MAH MBA CET 2019 result was declared by DTE Maharashtra on March 31, 2019. A total number of 102851 candidates were included in the merit list released along with the MAH CET 2019 result. The highest scores awarded in MAH CET 2019 were 164 out of 200. With no candidate scoring 100 percentile, the cut offs at JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA, Welingkar, N L Dalmia remained low as compared to last year. MAH CET 2019 exam was held in 4 separate sessions on March 9 & 10, 2019.. Read More

 

All India Candidates: MBA Admission Process in MAH CET 2020 
All India Candidates seeking admission for 15% All India seats in MBA/MMS 2020 programmes in Maharashtra B-schools will be considered for admission on the basis of MAH CET , CAT 2019 and CMAT 2020, XAT 2020, ATMA 2019 & 2020, MAT (Dec 2019, Feb 2020) entrance exam scores.

 

Earlier DTE Maharashtra vide its notification ref. 2A/ADM/MBA-MMS/2017/1221 dated October 18, 2017 had clarified that except MAH CET, CAT and CMAT, the all India category candidates could not apply for MBA admission to the B-schools whose admission process is governed by DTE Maharashtra. However, later on it was changed and many B-schools in Maharashtra were allowed to accept scores of other exams also for All India category candidates.  

 

FAQs
 

Q. When will MAH CET 2020 Registration process open?

A. MAH MBA CET 2020 registration and application will open in the second week of January 2020

 

Q. What is the application fee for MAH CET 2020?

A. MAH CET 2020 application fee is different for different categories. For All India category/open category it is Rs.1000/-, for Maharashtra State reserved category it is Rs.800/-

Register for MAH CET exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Notification date: 14-01-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)
    Registration – Online: 14-01-2020 10:00 AM to 18-02-2020 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Admit Card Release: 01-03-2020 10:00 AM to 08-03-2020 05:00 PM (Tentative)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00 (Tentative), Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:00 (Tentative)
    Result: 31-03-2020 10:00 AM (Tentative)

MAH CET toppers

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About the Exam

MAH CET 2019 for admission to MBA/MMS courses in 300+ Maharashtra MBA colleges is to be held on March 9 & 10, 2019 as an online computer based exam of  2½ hours (150 minutes) duration. The exam consists of 200 questions in MCQ format. The best part is that there is no negative marking in the DTE MAH MBA/MMS CET 2019 entrance exam.

 

The exam is the gateway to MBA/MMS 2019-21 batch in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, N L Dalmiya, DSIMS, Dy Patil and other 300+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra.

 

15% to 35% seat allocation is available for All India candidates appearing in MAH-CET 2019 exam. These candidates will also be offered admission on the basis of their scores in two All India MBA entrance exams – CAT 2018 and CMAT 2019.

 

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MBA CET 2019

MBA CET 2019 is the common entrance test or MBA entrance exam for MBA/MMS admission 2019 in 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra. The MBA CET 2019 exam dates have been announced and the MAH MBA CET 2019 will be held on March 9 and 10, 2019 as a computer based test.

 

MAH MBA CET 2019 offers opportunity of MBA admission 2019 in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, N L Dalmia, CIMR and other top MBA colleges. Through MAH CET MBA exam not only Maharashtra State domicile candidates get admission in MBA colleges in Maharashtra but also 15% seats in the top MBA colleges of Maharashtra are reserved for All India category candidates.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Eligibility

DTE has announced the eligibility criteria for the candidates to apply for MAH MBA/MMS CET 2019 exam. Following are the major points that determine the eligibility criteria to appear in MAH CET 2019 exam

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MAH CET 2019 Registration & Application process

MAH MBA CET 2019 Registration Last date has got over on February 18, 2019 at 5 PM. MAH MBA CET 2019 exam will be held on March 9 and 10, 2019 in multiple sessions. The last date to download and take print of your MAH CET application form is March 5, 2019 from MAH CET official website. The extended MAH CET Application date from Feb 15 to Feb 18, 2019 did not increase the registration or application fee. Candidates were allowed to apply online only to appear in MAH CET. The application fee for MAH CET was INR 1000 for Open category and INR 800 for reserved category candidates. DTE Maharashtra started the online MAH CET Registration and application process on January 10, 2019 even before the release of MAH CET Notification which was released on January 14, 2019.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Exam Pattern

MAH CET 2019 exam for MBA/MMS admission will be held on March 9 & 10, 2019. MAH MBA CET 2019 will be held in multiple slots as an online computer based test. MAH CET leads to admission in AICTE approved MBA/MMS/ PGDM courses 2019 in 300+ MBA colleges across the state of Maharashtra. No structural and content based changes in MAH MBA CET 2019 exam are announced by DTE Maharashtra.

 

Following are the key features of MAH CET 2019 exam pattern:

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MAH CET 2019 Syllabus

MAH MBA CET 2019 Syllabus as released by DTE Maharashtra is broadly split into three sections although there are four sections in  the MAH CET 2019 question paper. The MAH CET syllabus topics are at par with the syllabus prescribed for other national and state level MBA entrance exams. DTE Maharashtra will conduct MAH CET 2019 exam on March 9 & 10, 2019 in multiple sessions in 47 test cities for MBA/MMS admission 2019 in more than 300 MBA colleges of Maharashtra State.  

 

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MAH CET 2019 Exam Analysis

MAH CET 2019 exam on March 9, 2019 has got over now with many changes and surprises to the test takers. The MBA CET 2019 was marked with a lengthy and difficult Logical Reasoning but moderate Abstract Reasoning. While Quantitative Aptitude section remained moderate, Verbal Ability was on higher difficulty side. Overall exam difficulty level was similar to last year with expected cut off at JBIMS remaining around 140+.

 

MAH CET 2019 was found on changed pattern. Different type of questions in Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning were placed in the exam.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Admit Card

MAH CET 2019 Admit Card has been released on February 28, 2019 by DTE Maharashtra instead of pre announced date of March 1. MAH MBA CET 2019 admit card is the mandatory document to be carried to MAH CET test centre to appear in MAH CET MBA/MMS exam. Candidates can download their MAH CET call letter from official website link for MBA/MMS CET 2019 exam. 

 

MAH CET 2019 Admit Card Download: Important Dates

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MAH CET 2019 Cut off

MAH CET 2019 cut offs may remain low as compared to last year as the highest percentile of 99.99 in MAH CET 2019 has gone down at 164 this year as compared to 165 last year. The result of MAH MBA CET 2019 exam has been declared on March 31, 2019. Number of candidates looking for admission in MBA programmes in Maharashtra has gone up to 102851 in 2019 as compared to 98606 last year. So there are more candidates per MBA seat and this may keep the MAH CET 2019 cut off high. 

 

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MAH CET 2019 Exam Centres

MAH CET 2019 exam centres are 49-50. DTE Maharashtra will announce the locations of MAH CET exam centres 2019 in the last week of January 2019. The expected MAH CET exam dates are March 9 & 10, 2019. DTE does not announce the venues of the MAH CET centres and the list of MAH CET MBA exam centres will consist of the cities for MAH CET MBA exam centres. The MAH CET Centres 2019 are located across the country although maximum number of MAH CET test centres are in the state of Maharashtra alone. 

 

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MAH CET Result

MAH MBA CET 2019 result has been declared by DTE Maharashtra on March 31, 2019 with 102851 candidates included in the merit list released along with the MAH CET 2019 result. The highest scores awarded in MAH CET 2019 are 164 out of 200. With no candidate scoring 100 percentile, the cut offs at JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, PUMBA, Welingkar, N L Dalmia are expected to remain low as compared to last year. MAH CET 2019 exam was held in 4 separate sessions on March 9 & 10, 2019.

 

MAH CET 2019 Result Highlights

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MAH CET 2019 DTE CAP Round

JBIMS MMS Admission 2019: Autonomous Status Restored
JBIMS Mumbai has been granted Autonomous status for the academic session 2019-20 by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on September 2, 2019. In its judgement disposing the petition against the order of Mumbai High Court which restored the Autonomous status of JBIMS Mumbai, students approached Supreme Court to grant Non-Autonomous status to JBIMS, the Supreme Court has found that the decision of the High Court should be upheld and let JBIMS remain an Autonomous college under Mumbai University.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Final Merit List

After completion of the MAH CET 2019 CAP round document verification process, DTE Maharashtra will display the provisional Merit List for MBA 2019 admission. The display of final Merit List MBA 2019 is scheduled after submission of grievances in the first week of July 2019.

 

The document verification at FCs for MAH CET CAP round which starts in June 2019 first week will end in last week of June 2019. The CAP rounds are conducted with the provision to make seat allotments in MBA colleges in Maharashtra after conduct of three MAH CET CAP Rounds.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Answer Key

MAH CET 2019 Answer keys on the lines of other national level exams are expected to be released by DTE Maharashtra before declaration of MAH CET result in the 3rd week of March, 2019. Since, MAH CET is a two days, four session exam, it would be not be easy for DTE Maharashtra to release the MAH CET answer keys for MBA exam. Besides, DTE Maharashtra has not yet announced whether it would release the MAH CET Answer Key 2019 Pdf wherefrom you could download MAH CET exam response keys 2019.

 

 5 Facts About MAH CET Answer Keys 2019

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MAH CET 2019 Preparation

MAH CET 2019 Preparation for MAH MBA CET 2019 exam on March 9 & 10, 2019, with an aim to get admission in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya and other top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score must be started well in advance as per the revised MAH CET exam pattern and syllabus. 

 

In view of the experts and past MAH CET exam toppers, the preparation for MAH CET exam must be well defined. A key component in MAH CET preparation strategy is your MAH CET preparation time schedule as per MAH CET 2019 exam pattern and MAH CET exam syllabus for all the 200 questions divided in 4 test sections of MAH CET.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Sample Paper

MAH CET 2019 Sample Paper to guide about the MAH CET question paper 2019 is released by DTE Maharashtra along with the release of MAH CET Notification and beginning of registration in January 2019. You can download MAH CET sample paper from the official DTE Maharashtra website for MAH-MBA/MMS CET 2019 exam. There is more than a month to practice for MAH CET exam after the MAH CET Practise Paper 2019 Download is available at DTE website.

  

Besides, with the help of MAH CET Sample paper 2019 or Model MAH CET Question paper, you can well familiarize yourself with the exact nature and pattern of MAH CET actual test paper.

 

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DTE CAP 2019 for MBA/MMS Admissions

MBA/MMS Admission 2019 Delayed
Pending decision on the Autonomy Status of JBIMS Mumbai and presentation of Fake score cards in CAP rounds, the MBA/MMS Admission process 2019 across Maharashtra has come to a stand-still. Following the decision by High Court of Maharashtra, the CET Cell of DTE Maharashtra on August 3 announced the Seat allotment status of JBIMS Mumbai for 120 CAP seats, but the stay by Supreme Court of India on Aug 14 directing to maintain status quo, the MBA/MMS admission process for 2019-21 batch has stopped again 

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MMS Colleges

DTE Maharashtra has released a list of 325 MMS colleges located across Maharashtra. These MMS colleges have to participate in Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra after the result of MAH CET exam is declared.

 

The 325 MMS colleges accepting MAH CET score have total intake of 35000 seats in various management programmes offered by them. Some of the top MMS colleges include JBIMS Mumbai, SIMSREE Mumbai, DY Patil Pune among others.

 

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MAH CET 2019 Percentile Predictor

You will be eager to know your MAH CET 2019 percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate MAH CET percentile calculation, after taking your MAH CET exam in March 2019. The best MAH CET percentile predictor should give you the nearest MAH CET percentile calculation so that you may come to know whether you would be shortlisted by the top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya among others for MBA/MMS/PGDM admission 2019 based on your MAH CET predictions of your percentile score.

 

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