MBA Colleges Accepting MAH CET

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Updated on
May 4, 2022

MAH CET 2022 Exam is scheduled from August 23 to August 25, 2022 in multiple slots. The candidates are anxious to know which MBA college they could get based on their MAH MBA CET 2022 score through CAP or otherwise. The help is at hand and the application process for MBA admission 2022 based on MAH CET 2022 score is open in all the MBA colleges accepting MAH CET exam score. The CAP round for MBA admission 2022 based on MAH CET 2022 cut off is likely to begin in September/October 2022.

 

MAH CET 2022 Exam & CAP: Important Dates
If you wish to explore MBA admission opportunity through MAH CET 2022 in top MBA colleges of Maharashtra, you should register and apply for MAH CET 2022 exam. Some of the key benefits of appearing in MAH CET 2022 exam are that it offers the opportunity to improve your percentile score, the exam fee paid is adjusted in Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra among others. Key dates to apply and appear in MAH CET 2022 are:

Activity
Start Date
Last Date
MAH CET Registration 2022
March 17, 2022
May 11, 2022
MAH CET Registration & Exam Fee
Rs.1000 for Open category
Rs.800 for Reserved category
Fee to be paid Online only
MAH CET 2022 Exam Date
August 23, 2022
August 25, 2022 (Exam will be held on all 3 days in Multiple sessions (2 sessions on each day)
MAH CET 2022 Result Declaration
September 5/6, 2022
Result with Score Card will be available for download on official MAH CET website 
DTE CAP 2022
September last week/October first week onwards
October 2022 second/third week (Check detailed Schedule below)

MAH CET 2022 is the last and very important MBA entrance exam for MBA admission 2022 with admission opportunity in top MBA colleges like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, Dy Patil, among others. This article will share details about the category wise admission process in Maharashtra MBA colleges, top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022, Programs offered, MAH CET cut offs, Fee, Admission Status and more

 

Table of Contents

  1. Admission in MBA Colleges Accepting MAH CET: Key Facts
  2. MAH CET 2022: MBA Admission parameters
  3. MAH CET 2022: MBA Admission Process for MS and AI Category
  4. MAH CET MBA: Program Types
  5. Top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score: Expected Cut Offs for Maharashtra State (MS) Category Candidates
  6. Top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score: Expected Cut Offs for All India category candidates
  7. MBA Colleges under MAH CET 2022: Offering Direct Admission   
  8. Top MBA colleges Accepting MAH MBA CET 2022: Key Information
  9. Total MBA Intake for 2022-24 Batch in MAH CET
  10. MBA colleges under MAH CET with Low Fee
  11. DTE CAP 2022: Final Selection Process for MBA Admission 2022
  12. MAH CET 2022: Activity Schedule for MBA Admission 2022

1. Admission in MBA Colleges Accepting MAH CET: Key Facts
Before we go deep to know the best MBA options available to choose from among the colleges accepting MAH CET exam score, let us understand few key facts about the MBA CET colleges in Maharashtra:

  • MAH CET 2022 exam score will be accepted by more than 330 MBA colleges for MBA/MMS admission 2022 in the State of Maharashtra
  • Total seats available for MBA admission 2022 in these MBA colleges accepting MAH CET are between 36000 – 40000
  • Out of the total seats 65 to 85 percent seats are reserved for Maharashtra Domicile candidates and 15 to 35% seats are reserved for All India category candidates for example JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA have 15% seats for All India candidates
  • The admission process is conducted by DTE Maharashtra through Centralized Admission Process (CAP). The selection process through CAP 2022 would begin in the month of September/October 2022
  • MAH CET Cut off in CAP round is different for Maharashtra State category candidate and for All India Category candidate. Separate Merit List is generated for MS category and AI category candidates for admission
  • The online admission registration and application process for CAP opens after MAH CET result declaration at DTE CAP portal for Maharashtra domicile as well as for All India Category candidates with a nominal registration fee of Rs.1000/-
  • Only single registration for CAP is required for admission to all the 330+ B-schools including JBIMS, SIMSREE PUMBA

2. MAH CET 2022: MBA Admission parameters
After the DTE CAP round 2022, the candidate will be allocated MBA seat in the assigned college on the basis of overall performance which includes MAH MBA CET score, past academic performance, quality of work experience and other achievements. The admission to these MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score is through DTE CAP 2022.  

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3. MAH CET 2022: MBA Admission Process
The MBA admission process and requirements are different for Maharashtra State (MS) Category and for All India (AI) Category candidates who seek admission to MMS/MBA programs in top B-schools in Maharashtra like JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA and others. For example all the Maharashtra State category candidates must appear in MAH CET exam but this is not necessary for All India category candidates. However, irrespective of the category, all the candidates have to participate in DTE CAP round. Shared below are the key details elaborating the MAH-CET MBA admission process for different category of candidates

 

3.1 MAH-State Category: MBA Admission process
The seven step MBA admission process for MAH State category candidates is as below

3.2 All India Category: MBA Admission process
The eight step MBA admission process for All India category candidates is as below

4. MAH CET MBA: Program Types
All the MAH MBA CET 2022 participating institutes offer either MMS (JBIMS, SIMSREE etc.) in case it is autonomous, aided, private B-school, or if it is University department or University affiliated, the college will offer MBA programme for example PUMBA. 

 

On the basis of MAH CET 2022 score trends -for example low scores leading to higher percentile or high score getting low percentile, the MAH CET 2022 score cut offs are decided by DTE for top MBA colleges. The highest score in MAH CET 2022 is between 155 and 165 out of 200 marks leading to 99.99 percentile. 

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5. Top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score: Expected Cut Offs for Maharashtra State (MS) Category Candidates
Below are the Maharashtra MBA colleges who will offer admission to Maharashtra State category candidates to the MBA/MMS programs which are regulated by DTE Maharashtra and admission process is through DTE CAP round. Many of these MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score, also offer PGDM programs and the admission to the PGDM programs is not regulated by DTE CAP.

 

The basic difference between MMS/MBA offered through DTE and PGDM offered by the Institute is the fee. The MBA/MMS fee is lower than PGDM fee. The Mah CET Cut off and Fee mentioned in the table below is for DTE Maharashtra regulated MMS/MBA programs:

Name of MBA college 
Cut off score range for Mah. State category
Program Name & Fee (Rs. In Lakhs)
Admission Status
126-132
MMS:Rs. 6 lakhs
Open
120-127
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs)
Open
115-120
MMS:Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other fees)
Open
110-117
MBA: As per University Norms (Expected Rs.3 lakhs)
Open
110-117
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other Fees)
Open
XIMR Mumbai
100-106
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other Fees)
Open
 80-90
MMS: Rs.2.37 lakhs per annum
Open
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Research (DYPIMR), Pimpri, Pune 
 90-100
MBA: Rs.1.50 lakhs
Open
Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research (RIMSR), Mumbai
 80-90
MMS: Rs.2.15 lakhs
Open
80-90
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs + Other Fee)
Open
80-90
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+ Other Fees)
Open

6. Top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score: Expected Cut Offs for All India category candidates
Below are the Maharashtra MBA colleges who will offer admission to All India Category candidates to the MBA/MMS programs which are regulated by DTE Maharashtra and admission process is through DTE CAP round. Some of these MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score, also offer PGDM programs at higher Fee while DTE regulated MBA/MMS programs have low fee structure. The Mah CET Cut off and Fee mentioned in the table below is for DTE Maharashtra regulated MMS/MBA programs:

Name of MBA college 
Cut off score range for All India category
Program Name & Fee (Rs. In Lakhs)
Admission Status
135-140
MMS:Rs. 6 lakhs
Open
130-135
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs)
Open
126-130
MMS:Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other fees)
Open
122-125
MBA: As per University Norms (Expected Rs.3 lakhs)
Open
112-115
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other Fees)
Open
XIMR Mumbai
110-112
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+Other Fees)
Open
DSIMS Mumbai: Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies
 85-90
MMS: Rs.2.37 lakhs per annum
Open
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Research (DYPIMR), Pimpri, Pune 
 85-90 
MBA: Rs.1.50 lakhs
Open
Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research (RIMSR), Mumbai
90-100
MMS: Rs.2.15 lakhs
Open
Kohinoor Business School, Mumbai
85-90
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs + Other Fee)
Open
Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
 85-90
MMS: Decided by DTE Maharashtra (Expected Fee Rs.2.50 Lakhs+ Other Fees)
Open

7. MBA Colleges under MAH CET 2022: Offering Direct Admission
While the admission to MAH MBA CET Colleges, regulated by Government of Maharashtra is through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) conducted by DTE Maharashtra, the admission to other flagship PGDM programmes in many top MBA colleges under MAH CET like Welingkar, N L Dalmia, SIES, IESMCRC among others is direct on the basis of MAH CET 2022 as well as CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT and other exam scores.

 

There is no category wise restriction in admission to the PGDM programs also. The final admission is offered on the basis of GD-PI round conducted by these MBA colleges separately. The PGDM programme in these top MAH MBA CET colleges is AICTE approved and is as per industry requirement and the curriculum is updated with the changing Global MBA trends.

 

Important details in regard to exam score accepted in the colleges under MH CET MBA is shared below: 

Name of MBA college 
Programme offered
Score accepted for PGDM & institute level seats  
Cut off percentile
K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
MBA
CAT, XAT, CMAT
83 to 86
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, ATMA, GMAT
80 
Chetana’s Institute of Management and Research - CIMR Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA
80
SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
80
IES Management College And Research Centre, Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
80 
VES Business School Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
60 
DSIMS Mumbai: Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
50 
ITM Navi Mumbai
PGDM iConnect
CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, MAH CET, NMAT by GMAC
60
GNIMS Mumbai: Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies (GNIMS) Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, SNAP, ATMA
60 
MET Mumbai
PGDM
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
60
Sri Balaji University Pune
MBA
CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAH CET, MAT, SBEST
70

8. Top MBA colleges Accepting MAH MBA CET 2022: Key Information
The admission process in top 10 MBA colleges under MAH CET accepting MAH CET 2022 score is shared below. 

 

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai

  • Expected Cut off percentile: 98
  • Exam Score accepted for Maharashtra State category candidates: MAH CET 2022
  • Exam Score accepted for All India Category Candidates: MAH CET 2022, CAT 2021, CMAT 2022
  • Flagship Programme: MMS 2022-24
  • Total Seats: 120
  • Seats for Maharashtra State Candidates: 102
  • All India category Seats: 18

Admission Process
The Seat Allotment at JBIMS Mumbai is through DTE CAP 2022. There is no need to apply separately.

 

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will open the registration process for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2022 in July 2022 at a registration fee of Rs.1000/- for the candidates who have appeared in MAH CET 2022 written exam and at a fee of Rs.2000/- for the candidates who have not appeared in MAH CET 2022. Interested candidates should apply to participate in CAP 2022. There will be five rounds of Centralized Admission Process and after each round respective merit list will be generated and published in public domain.

 

On the basis of written exam score, academic profile, work experience, diversity and other factors, DTE will prepare a merit list of candidates separately for Maharashtra State and All India Category candidates after each CAP round and will allot the seat in the MBA college as per merit score.

 

Only 1-2 days will be allowed to report at the respective college/ARC to finalize and confirm the admission for the seat. Afterwards, it may be allotted to other candidate.  

 

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

  • Expected Cut off percentile: 95-96
  • Exam Score accepted for MAH Category candidates: MAH CET 2022
  • Exam Score accepted for All India Category: MAH CET 2022, CAT 2021, CMAT 2022
  • Flagship Programme: MMS 2022-24
  • Total Seats: 120
  • Maharashtra State Category Seats: 102
  • All India category Seats: 18
  • Other Key programmes offered: PGDBM with 60 seats

Admission Process
Seat Allotment is through DTE CAP 2022 so there is no need to apply separately. Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will open the registration process for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2022 in July 2022 at a registration fee of Rs.1000/- for the candidates who have appeared in MAH CET written exam and at a fee of Rs.2000/- for the candidates who have not appeared in MAH CET. Interested candidates should apply to participate in CAP. There will be five rounds of Centralized Admission Process and after each round respective merit list will be generated and published in public domain.

 

On the basis of written exam score, academic profile, work experience, diversity and other factors, DTE will prepare a merit list of candidates separately for Maharashtra State and All India Category candidates after each CAP round and will allot the seat in the MBA college as per merit score.

 

Only 1-2 days will be allowed to report at the respective college to finalize and confirm the admission for the seat. Afterwards, it may be allotted to other candidate.  

 

Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool)  

  • Expected Cut off percentile: 90-92 for MMS; 82+ for PGDM
  • Exam Score accepted for MMS: MAH CET 2022, CAT 2021, CMAT 2022
  • Exam score accepted for PGDM:  CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022, MAH CET 2022, ATMA, GMAT
  • Flagship Programme: MMS; PGDM (8 full time PGDM programmes)
  • Total Seats: 121 for MMS; 600 for PGDM full time
  • All India category Seats: 18 for MMS; 600 for PGDM programs

Admission Process MMS: Seat Allotment is through DTE CAP . No need to apply separately

 

Admission Process PGDM: Own final selection round with GD-PI conducted to find the best fit candidates.

 

Final Selection For MMS: Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will open the registration process for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2022 in July at a registration fee of Rs.1000/- for the candidates who have appeared in MAH CET written exam and at a fee of Rs.2000/- for the candidates who have not appeared in MAH CET. Interested candidates should apply to participate in CAP 2022. There will be five rounds of Centralized Admission Process and after each round respective merit list will be generated and published in public domain.

 

On the basis of written exam score, academic profile, work experience, diversity and other factors, DTE will prepare a merit list of candidates separately for Maharashtra State and All India Category candidates after each CAP round and will allot the seat in the MBA college as per merit score.

 

Only 1-2 days will be allowed to report at the respective college/ARC to finalize and confirm the admission for the seat. Afterwards, it may be allotted to other candidate.  

  

Department of Management Sciences University of Pune (PUMBA)

  • Expected Cut off percentile: 92
  • Exam Score accepted for Mah category candidates: MAH CET 2022
  • Exam Score accepted for All India category: MAH CET 2022, CAT 2021, CMAT 2022, ATMA
  • Flagship Programme: MBA
  • Total Seats: 180
  • All India category Seats: 27

Admission Process: Seat Allotment is through DTE CAP 2022. No need to apply separately. Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will open the registration process for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2022 in June/July at a registration fee of Rs.1000/- for the candidates who have appeared in MAH CET written exam and at a fee of Rs.2000/- for the candidates who have not appeared in MAH CET. Interested candidates should apply to participate in CAP 2022. There will be five round of Centralized Admission Process and after each round respective merit list will be generated and published in public domain.

 

On the basis of written exam score, academic profile, work experience, diversity and other factors, DTE will prepare a merit list of candidates separately for Maharashtra State and All India Category candidates after each CAP round and will allot the seat in the MBA college as per merit score.

 

Only 1-2 days will be allowed to report at the respective college/ARC to finalize and confirm the admission for the seat. Afterwards, it may be allotted to other candidate. 

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  9. Total MBA Intake for 2022-24 Batch in MAH CET
The total MBA/MMS/PGDM seats in these MBA colleges through MAH CET 2022 are 38000 to 40000+ for 2022-24 batch.  After completion of all the CAP rounds 2022, some of the MBA colleges can offer admission at the institute level to All India candidates also as per the DTE guidelines. Accordingly, apart from the DTE CAP seats based on MAH CET 2022 scores and other National exam scores, these MBA colleges have institute level intake also. 

 

10. MBA colleges under MAH CET with Low Fee
Out of the 300+ MBA colleges in Maharashtra, all of them offer MBA on the basis of MAH CET exam scores. MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score offer low fee MBA programmes. The MBA fee under MAH CET accepting colleges is decided by the Government agency ‘Shikshan Shulka Samiti.’ The fee in these MBA colleges is in the range of Rs.1.30 Lakhs to Rs.3 Lakhs for the programme.

 

11. DTE CAP 2022: Final Selection Process for MBA Admission 2022
MBA colleges in Maharashtra are autonomous, University departments, university affiliated, private aided, private unaided or can be minority B-schools.  If they are offering MBA/MMS affiliated to Mumbai University or any other State Universities, all of them will participate in DTE CAP 2022 and will accept MAH CET scores along with CAT and CMAT score in admission 2022 as per the category requirement.

 

Admission and MBA seat allotment is done by DTE Maharashtra through the Centralized Admission process after MAH CET result is declared.

 

Number of test takers in MAH CET are increasing year after year. Every year more than 1 lakh candidates apply for MAH CET 2022. In 2020, 110,631 appeared and qualified in MAH CET exam and before that 102,851 candidates took this exam. DTE Maharashtra released the merit list of all the candidates who had appeared in MAH CET. The next step for the successful candidates is to participate and get through the Centralized Admission Process to get MBA admission in good B-school in Maharashtra. 

 

Key points to note
If you are looking for the MBA admission on the basis of MAH CET 2022 exam score card, you should note the following important points and take quick steps to apply and secure your MBA admission:

  • MAH CET 2022 score cut offs are applicable in 330+ MBA colleges.
  • Admission on the basis of MAH CET 2022 score is available in the institutes which are autonomous, University B-schools offering MBA degree, private PGDM colleges among others.
  • MAH CET exam score is not accepted by the MBA colleges outside Maharashtra.
  • These MBA colleges will accept MAH CET 2022 score alongwith other exam scores like CAT 2021, CMAT 2022
  • MAH CET cut offs in these MBA colleges accepting MAH CET scores vary from institute to institute.
  • Admission to MBA programme in the MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score will be through DTE CAP 2022, unless the college has its minority or management quota for admission.
  • MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score are spread in the cities of Mumbai, Pune, and rest of Maharashtra.
  • Among the 330+ MBA colleges accepting MAH CET score, the most sought after MBA colleges are located in Mumbai and Pune

12. MAH CET 2022 DTE CAP: Activity Schedule for MBA Admission 2022
After declaration of MAH MBA CET 2022 result, the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) will be started by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra. Initially, there are three CAP rounds and after each round of MAH CET CAP, seat allotment status is released by DTE Maharashtra. A high percentile score is required for MBA admission in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA and other top MBA colleges accepting MAH CET 2022 score. All the MBA colleges accepting MH CET 2022 score need to finalize their admission process by the last date. The tentative dates regarding the MBA admission by conducting CAP and making seat allotment are as under: 

 

(All dates are tentative)

MAH CET 2022 CAP: Activity Schedule
Start Date
End date
CAP Round-1: Display of Category wise Seats
September 20, 2022
September 23, 2022
Reporting to the Admission Reporting Centre (ARC) as per Allotment of CAP Round I
Sep 21, 2022
Sep 23, 2022
CAP Round-II: Display of Provisional Seat Allotment
Sep 24, 2022
Sep 26, 2022
Reporting to the ARC as per Allotment of CAP Round II  
Sep 25, 2022
Sep 27, 2022
CAP Round-III:  Display of provisional SEAT Allotment
Sep 28, 2022
Sep 30, 2022
Reporting to the ARC as per Allotment of CAP Round III
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 1, 2022
Reporting to the Allotted Institute and Confirmation of Admission
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 3, 2022
Display of Vacant Seats for additional CAP round
Oct 4, 2022
Oct 6, 2022
Display of Provisional Seat Allotment for Additional Round
Oct 5, 2022
Oct 6, 2022
Reporting to the Allotted Institute
Oct 6, 2022
Oct 8, 2022

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