MAH CET Eligibility 2021

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Updated on
September 9, 2021

MAH CET 2021 eligibility criteria is released by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Government of Maharashtra. The candidates can check below their eligibility to apply for MAH CET 2021 exam.


For MBA admission 2021, CET Cell had reopened the MAH MBA CET 2021 application process on Aug 12. Earlier the process was closed on July 19. MAH CET exam dates are September 16, 17 & 18, 2021. The exam will be conducted in multiple slots as computer based test in three days. MAH CET offers MBA admission opportunity in 330+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra. 


MAH CET Eligibility: Key Points
Following are the major points that determine the eligibility criteria to apply and appear in MAH CET 2021 exam

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Graduates in General/Open category with 50% marks in any discipline can apply for MAH CET 2021 exam.
  • Graduates with 45% marks in Reserved category can apply
  • Final year students of Graduate Courses (10+2+3) whose result will be declared before commencement of admission for academic year 2021-22 can also apply for MAH CET 2021 online exam.
  • Registration fee for MAH MBA CET exam is Rs.1000/- for all India candidates/open category and Rs.800/- for reserved category candidates
  • All India category candidates can seek admission in Maharashtra B-schools on the basis of CAT 2020 and CMAT 2021 entrance exams also.

Eligibility for Maharashtra State (MS) Candidate
There are 4-5 types of category division to get the status of Maharashtra State category candidate. Qualifying on any of these types could place your candidature as the Maharashtra State (MS) candidate. Registering and applying for MAH CET 2021 as MS candidate opens more opportunities and more admission options in MBA/MMS 2021-23 batch in top MBA colleges in Maharashtra. 

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MS Candidate: Type A
An aspirant who has passed HSC and qualifying examination from Maharashtra state is a Maharashtra Candidate.  If the applicant didn’t pass HSC but passed Diploma in Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy and any other qualifying examination from Maharashtra State, he/she is to be termed as Maharashtra State Candidate. In addition to this fact, if the Candidate is Domiciled or Born in the State of Maharashtra, he/she is the Maharashtra State Candidate and should mention it while registering and applying for MAH CET 2021 online. 


MS Candidate: Type B
You could be Maharashtra State (MS) Candidate if you or your Father or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra. It is not necessary that you were born or studied in the State of Maharashtra. In case it is the place of domicile of any 3 of you as shared above, you could reap the benefits of being an MS candidate.


MS Candidate: Type C
If either of your parents i.e. Father or Mother, is an employee of the Government of India or Government of India Undertaking who is posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date for submitting the application for admission, you are a Maharashtra State candidate.


If you wish to appear in MAH MBA/MMS CET 2021 as a Maharashtra State candidate and your parents are supposed to report for duty in Maharashtra state but are delaying it, if they report for duty you can apply for MAH CET 2021 as an MS candidate to gain all the benefits of Maharashtra State candidature.


MS Candidate: Type D
An applicant will be considered as Maharashtra State Candidate if his/her Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra/Government of Maharashtra Undertaking or are retired employees of above. Although such employees are usually not posted out of the state, in case they are posted in some other states or are on deputation to some other departments, the candidate would still be considered as Maharashtra state candidate. . 

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MS Candidate: Type E
Candidates passing HSC or passing diploma in Engineering or Technology or Pharmacy and also Qualifying Examination from a recognized institution located in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border area or from Maharashtra, residing in the disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border area and whose mother tongue is Marathi.


All India candidates: 15% to 35% seats reserved
15% to 35% seat allocation is available for All India candidates appearing in MAH CET exam. These candidates are also offered admission on the basis of their scores in All India MBA entrance exams CAT 2020, CMAT 2021.


JBIMS Mumbai: To have same eligibility
For the MMS batch 2021-23, JBIMS Mumbai has decided to participate in the DTE CAP 2021 and will offer admission as per the seat allotment process by DTE Maharashtra. JBIMS will accept MAH MBA/MMS 2021 score, CAT 2020 score and CMAT 2021 score for admission. The eligible candidates need not apply to JBIMS, Mumbai separately as the seat allotment will be through DTE CAP round 2021.  

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