DTE CAP 2020 for MBA/MMS Admissions

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Updated on
May 23, 2020

DTE CAP 2020 registration process for MAH MBA/MMS admission 2020 will start in the last week of May 2020 on the official MAH CET 2020 website. Candidates who have appeared in MAH CET 2020 on March 14 & 15, 2020; CAT 2019, CMAT 2020 can register for MBA/MMS Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2020. The CAP dates 2020 will be announced shortly by DTE Maharashtra as the MAH CET 2020 exam result is out on May 22, 2020.  JBIMS Mumbai will also offer admission to its flagship MMS program through the DTE CAP 2020.

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DTE Maharashtra CAP: First Two Steps
The process of Centralised Admission Process (DTE CAP) 2020 will start after the notification for CAP registration is released in the month of May 2020 by DTE.


To start DTE CAP 2020 process for MBA/MMS admission 2020, the CET Cell of Directorate of Technical Education  Maharashtra will also announce a list of 330-340 'Setu Suvidha Kendra' (Facilitation Centres) where document verification process after online registration is conducted.


The second step is DTE CAP 2020 online registration process which will start in June first week 2020 on DTE ‘SAAR’ portal.  


DTE CAP 2020: Important Dates & Schedule
DTE Maharashtra Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2020 starts in June 2020. Important CAP 2020 dates are as under:

Activity details
Tentative dates
DTE CAP 2020 Notification
May 31, 2020
On DTE Maharashtra Website
DTE CAP 2020 Registration start date
June, 2020 First week
Fill up form online at DTE website with application fee
Last date for DTE CAP 2020 Registration
June 2020 second week
11.59 PM Online at DTE Website
CAP 2020 document verification start date at FC
June 2020 First week
At 240+ Facilitation Centres (FCs) across Maharashtra
Last date for CAP document verification at FC
June 2020 second week
At 5PM. Better to do it before last date
Display of Provisional Merit List for Admission 
June 2020 third week
On website and at FCs
Grievances submission facility at FCs 
June 2020 third week
Submit by 5PM, if any
Display of final Merit list of candidates 
June 2020 last week
Seat Allocation is done as per merit score. Separate merit list for Maharashtra and All India category candidates
CAP Round 1
July 2020 first week
Seat allotment on June 14
Reporting for Admission based on CAP Round 1
July 2020 second week
Candidates should report and confirm admission after the respective CAP round at Admission Reporting Centre (ARC) else admission will stand cancelled
Dates for Payment of Admission Fee
July 2020 second week to third week
If not paid, seat may be allotted to others in CAP Round II

What is CAP?
CAP is the Centralized Admission Process for MBA admission in Maharashtra B-schools and is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra. DTE CAP 2020 process starts with fresh registration after MAH CET result is declared. The process is followed by document verification after which merit list is announced. Candidates seeking admission in MBA/MMS 2020-22 courses in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, N L Dalmiya, DSIMS and other Maharashtra MBA colleges need to register and apply for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2020 by making the payment of prescribed application and participation fee. 


The highest percentile score awarded in MAH CET is 99.99 percentile. No candidate scores 100 percentile. The cut offs in DTE CAP 2020 final selection and allotment of top MBA college, are expected to remain low as compared to last year. 


DTE CAP 2020: 10 Stages From Application to Selection 

  • Step-1: Candidate Registration: Starts in May 2020
  • Step-2: Filling Online Application Form by Candidate for participation in the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) 2020
  • Step-3: Confirmation of Online Application Form and Document Verification and counselling alongwith brief GD, PI at Facilitation Centre (FC) by the Candidate in person in June 2020 first week
  • Step-4: Display or publishing of Provisional merit lists, Submission of grievances, if any, and Display or publishing of Final Merit Lists
  • Step-5: Display of available Categorywise Seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP Rounds I, II and III.
  • Step-6: Filling up and Confirmation of Online Option Form having preferences of Courses and Institutions before CAP Round I. Candidates may fill in choices of Institutes and Courses in decreasing order of their preference as specified by Competent Authority. The option form once confirmed shall be considered for allotment in CAP Round I, II, and III.
  • Step-7: Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round I, II, and III indicating allotted institute and Course. This allotment of seats will be based on your scores in MAH CET; CAT; XAT; GMAT, MAT; CMAT; ATMA exams, Academics & other parameters leading to merit score in CAP round. 
  • Step-8: Reporting and accepting the offered seat as per the allotment of the CAP Round I, II, and III by the Candidate at Admission Reporting Centre (ARC) 
  • Step-9: DTE will set up 300 to 340 FCs in different MBA colleges of Maharashtra to appear for DTE CAP 2020 for admission to MBA/MMS 2020
  • Step-10: Surrendering the seat to participate in next CAP round to get a better MBA college 

DTE CAP 2020: Application Submission Flow Chart
The First point to participate in DTE CAP process is to register online. After completing the CAP application form with all the details, taking print of it and submitting it, the candidate has to visit the Facilitation Centre (FC) to finalize the CAP round on the assigned date. Following are the key steps in the process:


Documents Verification at FCs
The CET Cell of Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra sets up more than 240 Facilitation Centres (FCs) where document verification process after online registration is scheduled.


DTE CAP Application Fee

  • No Fee Candidates: The Candidates who have registered for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2020 are not required to pay any fees for registration for admission.
  • Fee Paying Candidates: Other candidates who have obtained score which is valid for admission in academic year 2020-21 in CAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA and have not registered for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2020 are required to pay CAP Registration fees
  • Mode of CAP Fee Payment: CAP 2020 registration fee must be paid only by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking through Online mode
  • Fee Not Refundable: DTE CAP Fees once paid is non-refundable

Amount of DTE CAP Application Fees 2020

DTE CAP Category of candidates
CAP 2020 Application Fee
General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra S t a t e (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates & children of Indian workers in Gulf countries (CIWGC)
Reserved Category Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC, EWS] & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only
Rs. 800/-
NRI/OCI/PIO/FN Candidates

Eligibility for DTE-CAP 2020
Before registering and applying for DTE CAP 2020 for MBA/MMS admission please note the following eligibility conditions for DTE CAP 2020 and the available opportunity in the process:

  • All Maharashtra State (MS) category candidates who wish to participate in MBA/MMS CAP round must have appeared in MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2020 and should have obtained non zero score in CET
  • All India and J&K Migrant category candidates are eligible for DTE CAP 2020 round provided they have obtained non zero positive score in one of the following 7 examinations namely, MAH-MBA CET 2020/CAT 2019/CMAT 2020/XAT 2020/MAT 2019-2020/ATMA 2019-2020/GMAT

CAP 2020 to have 4 admission rounds 
CAP 2020 will be conducted in 4 rounds. The process will consist of Online Application submission; Option form submission, document verification, counselling alongwith brief GD-PI, generation of merit list and allotment of MBA seat. Final allotment of seats will be based on your scores in MAH CET; CAT; GMAT, CMAT exams, academics & other parameters leading to merit score in CAP round.


Types of MBA seats available for admission through DTE-CAP 2020:

  • Maharashtra State Candidature Seats: The Candidates having Maharashtra State Candidature shall be eligible for these seats
  • All India Candidature Seats: The Candidates having All India Candidature shall be eligible for these seats.
  • Minority Quota Seats: The Candidates having Minority Candidature shall be eligible for these seats. These seats shall be filled in accordance with the various provisions of the Act.
  • Institutional Quota Seats: The Institution can admit Eligible Candidates against 20% of the Sanctioned Intake. The maximum 5% seats may be filled in from the NRI Candidates, if it is approved by the Appropriate Authority at the Institution level.

DTE CAP Registration: Required Exam Details
Following are the required entrance exam details in DTE CAP 2020 online registration process.


MAH CET Final Merit List
After completion of the MAH CET 2020 CAP round document verification process, DTE Maharashtra displays the provisional Merit List MBA 2020 admission. The display of final Merit List MBA 2020 is scheduled after submission of grievances.


DTE CAP Cut offs
DTE CAP cut offs for All India category candidates and MAH State candidates are separately announced by DTE Maharashtra. It may be noted that many All India Category candidates are allotted JBIMS, SIMSREE colleges in the additional CAP round.


DTE CAP 2020: Step by Step Registration Guide
The three stage Registration to participate in DTE CAP 2020 starts in the month of May at SAAR portal of DTE-CET Cell of Maharashtra. MBA Admission in JBIMS, SIMSREE, K J Somaiya, N L Dalmiya, PUMBA, Dy Patil and more than 300 MBA colleges in Maharashtra depends you’re your entrance exam score, academics, achievements, work experience among others.


Stage-1: Application Stage
While the DTE Maharashtra has assigned the Activity -1 role to FCs, it has made clear that none of the 340 FCs would charge any amount for these services. Besides, it is not mandatory for the students to use the Facilitation Centre (FC) services for the Activity-1. 

  1. Submission of Online Application Form
  2. Scanning and Uploading of Required Documents
  3. Printing of Submitted Application Form

Stage-2: Document Verification, Confirmation of Application Form

  • Document verification as per the list of documents on the Application form
  • Scanning & uploading of documents.
  • Candidates will come to FC with print of online filled & confirmed application form & one set of copy of uploaded documents. FC shall verify all documents and put FC stamp with date & signature on all copies of documents and return the same set of documents to the candidate along with receipt – cum-Acknowledgement of application form. (Candidate shall submit FC stamped & verified set of documents to ARC for re-verification after the allotment and then to the institute for admission as per the schedule)
  • Handling of Grievances received from the Candidates (As per the notified schedule)


  • It is mandatory for the candidate to report to FC for this activity.
  • No charges should be collected from the candidate for this activity.

Stage-3: Submission of Online Option form for CAP Round I, II, III and Others, if any

  • Facilitate the candidate for Submission of Online Option Form.
  • Printing of Submitted Option Form


  • No charges should be collected from the candidate for filing of online option Form.
  • It is not mandatory for the candidate to use the facilitation of FC for this activity.

Apart from the CAP 2020 registration and participation dates, DTE will announce the list of ARCs. The State CET Cell of Maharashtra will also release the available seat matrix for CAP rounds for admission to MBA/MMS 2020-22 batch in various colleges affiliated to Mumbai, Pune, and other Universities in Maharashtra. The candidates will have to submit the Option Form of CAP Round online through candidate’s Login by himself/herself through the admission portal.   

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Role of Facilitation Centre in MAH CET 2020 CAP
Out of 340 Facilitation Centres (FCs) appointed for DTE MBA CAP Round, you can check the nearest FC which is convenient to you to process your MBA admission application for the colleges under MH CET MBA. Please note that some of the activities in MHCET DTE CAP round, in regard to MBA/MMS admission will be carried out only at the Facilitation Centres. So choose the Facilitation Centre carefully


Important instructions for MBA/MMS admission seekers

  • The List of the institutes identified as Admission reporting Centers (ARC) will be available on the website.
  • The candidate can report to any nearest ARC.
  • Once the candidate confirms his/her Option form online through his/her Login for the respective admission rounds, Candidate will not be allowed to change/cancel the option/preference submitted under any circumstances.
  • A Candidate who has been allotted a seat shall download the “Provisional Seat Allotment Letter”
  • The Seat Acceptance Fee shall be Rs. 5,000/- for Candidates of General Category, VJ/DT, NT, SBC/OBC Category and Rs. 1,000/- for SC, ST Category Candidates.
  • The candidate has to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee during first reporting only. This fee shall be transferred to the institution after deducting Rs. 1,000/- towards processing fee.
  • The Seat Acceptance fees is to be paid at ARC through ONLINE MODE only.
  • Allotted Seat will be cancelled if, at any time, any of the documents or certificates is found to be invalid or fraudulent and/or the Candidate does not meet the eligibility norms.
  • Candidates who want to reject the allocated seat can do so by not remitting the seat acceptance fee at the Reporting Centre in scheduled period
  • For cancellation of admission before reporting to the institution, the candidate shall apply to the Admission Reporting Center to which he has paid Seat Acceptance Fee
  • Candidate can avail the facilities for filling & confirmation of online option/preference form free of cost at Facilitation Centre (FC).
  • All ARC’s shall remain open on all days including holidays and Sundays for confirmation of admission during the schedule.

All India candidates: Admissions available against CAP Vacancies
Since not all the MBA admissions in Maharashtra B-schools are finalised through CAP round, there are still many vacant seats in MBA colleges. DTE Maharashtra clarifies ‘The seats remaining vacant after offering admissions to the candidates through CAP due to non reporting and cancellation after CAP Round-III will be filled in by the managements of the respective institutes. Admission authorities of the respective institutes will have to process these admissions strictly as per the guidelines given in Annexure -III.


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