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Maharashtra B.Tech Admissions 2021 – Dates, Entrance Exam, CAP Registration, Option Form, Merit List, Seat Allotment

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: April 22, 2021 | MHT-CET

The admission process for B.Tech in Maharashtra is expected to begin in August. Get all the details about the CAP Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2021 in this article. 

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission 2021 - State Common Entrance Test Cell under the ambit of DTE Maharashtra (Directorate of Technical Education) is responsible for conducting Maharashtra B.Tech admissions. Maharashtra is one of the popular states in India with numerous engineering colleges, universities and deemed universities. Apart from first-year B.Tech admissions in Maharashtra, DTE conducts the admission process for second-year B.Tech courses through lateral entry mode. Engineering is one of the popular education disciplines in Maharashtra, and lakhs of students compete for B.Tech admissions every year. All the details pertaining to Maharashtra B.Tech admissions such as admission/ counselling dates, eligibility criteria, selection process and application procedure here.

Maharashtra Engineering Admission Important Dates 2021

State Common Entrance Test of Maharashtra will release official B.Tech admissions information brochure after the announcement of MHT CET results. Given below are the dates for Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2021: -

Event

Date

Online registration, documents upload

TBA

Verification of documents and confirmation of application form

TBA

Display of provisional merit list

TBA

Submission of objections on provisional merit list (if any)

TBA

Display of final merit list 

TBA

CAP Round 1 - Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Entry

TBA

Provisional Allotment - Round 1

TBA

Accepting Seat

TBA

Reporting to Allotted Seat and Fee PaymentTBA

Display of vacant seats for CAP Round 2

TBA

CAP Round 2 - Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Entry

TBA

Provisional Allotment - Round 2

TBA

Accepting Seat

TBA

Reporting at Allotted Institute & Fee PaymentTBA

Entrance Exams Accepted by Maharashtra Engineering Colleges

Engineering colleges in Maharashtra accept different entrance exam scores for B.Tech admissions. The list of entrance exams accepted by Maharashtra engineering colleges for B.Tech admissions 2021 can be checked below –

*Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is conducted Symbiosis International Deemed University for admission in different courses including B.Tech. Students aspiring to secure admission in Symbiosis can appear for SET.

Students with a valid MHT CET score are eligible to register for Maharashtra Engineering Admissions 2021 under state quota.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech Admissions in Maharashtra 2021

DTE Maharashtra grants B.Tech admission to candidates with Maharashtra candidature, All India Candidature, NRI/ OC/ PIO candidates. The detailed eligibility criteria for all candidates can be checked below.

Name of the Category

Eligibility Criteria

Maharashtra State Candidature Candidate

  • The applicants must be Citizens of India.
  • The applicants must have passed HSC (Class 12) with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects. Apart from these two subjects, the candidates must have studied Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology in Class 12.
  • The applicants must have 50% of marks in Class 12 or HSC (45% for reserved and PH categories).
  • The applicants must have passed SSC and HSC or Diploma in Engineering from a recognised school or institution in Maharashtra state.
  • Candidates whose father or mother is domiciled in Maharashtra are also eligible for admission. These candidates must submit a domicile certificate.
  • The candidates must have a Non-Zero score in MHT CET.
  • Diploma in Engineering candidates can apply for second-year B.Tech admission through Lateral Entry Scheme.

All India Candidature Candidates and Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidature Candidates

  • The applicants must be Citizens of India.
  • The applicants must have passed HSC (Class 12) with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects. Apart from these two subjects, the candidates must have studied Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology in Class 12.
  • The applicants must have 50% of marks in Class 12 or HSC (45% for reserved and PH categories).
  • Students from any state can apply for B.Tech admission in Maharashtra.
  • The candidates must have a non-zero positive score in MHT CET.
  • Diploma in Engineering candidates can apply for second-year B.Tech admission through Lateral Entry Scheme.

Also Read: JEE Main: Marks vs Rank – A Detailed Analysis

Maharashtra Engineering (B.E/ B.Tech) Admission Procedure 2021

The Maharashtra B.E/ B.Tech admission procedure begins with the preparation of the merit list for different categories. Some of the important stages involved in the B.Tech admission procedure of Maharashtra are elaborated below.

Preparation of Merit List: The preparation of Maharashtra B.Tech admission merit list involves –

Assignment of Merit Number: All the eligible candidates who registered for Common Admission Process (CAP) will be assigned a merit number by the admission authority. The merit number is issued based on the candidate’s performance in entrance exams such as MHT CET. In case of a tie, the merit issue of the candidate will be resolved as per the methodology specified below. The preference is given for –

  • Higher marks in Mathematics in MHT CET
  • Higher marks in Physics in MHT CET
  • A higher percentage of marks in qualifying or board exams
  • A higher percentage of marks secured in Mathematics in Class 12 exams
  • A higher percentage of marks secured in Physics in Class 12 exams
  • Overall marks scored in HSC (higher marks will be given preference)

Change of Marks due to Verification: If the marks scored by candidates in the qualifying exam are changed after the re-verification or re-evaluation process, the admission authority will make changes in the merit number before the publication of final merit list. However, it is the responsibility of the applicants to inform the competent authority if they are changes in marks of qualifying exams.

All the candidates who feature in Maharashtra B.E/ B.Tech admission merit list are eligible for Centralised Counselling Process (CAP), which is the next stage of the admission process. Let us look at Maharashtra CAP for B.Tech courses in brief.

Maharashtra B.Tech Counselling Process 2021

All the government and private engineering colleges across Maharashtra take part in Centralised Admission Process for B.Tech admissions. The B.Tech counselling process begins with the display of merit list, and all the candidates who feature in the merit list can proceed with counselling and seat allotment process.

The B.Tech counselling process of Maharashtra involves different stages, and all those details can be checked below –

Submission of Online Application Form for Maharashtra CAP – B.Tech:

All the aspiring candidates with a valid MHT CET score can fill the online application form for B.Tech admission in Maharashtra through the official website of DTE Maharashtra. If the candidates have a valid MHT CET, it is not necessary to register on the official website for counselling. The candidates can log in with the MHT CET login credentials to register for CAP.

Applicants with a valid JEE Main score must register on the official website and generate login credentials to submit the online application form for CAP.

Payment of CAP Fee or Counselling Fee: After the successful submission of the online application form, the candidates must pay the CAP fee or counselling fee. The counselling fee details for all categories can be checked below.

Name of the Category

Counselling Fee

General category

Rs. 800

Reserved Categories

Rs. 600

NRI/ OCI/ PIO

Rs. 5,000

Candidates can also visit the Facilitation Centres to submit the online application form, upload relevant documents, and pay counselling fee. It is mandatory to take the printout of application form after counselling fee payment.

Document Verification at Facilitation Centres

After submitting the online application form for Maharashtra CAP, the candidates must visit the nearest facilitation centres (the list of centres will be available on DTE website) to complete the document verification process. The candidates must be present at the facilitation centre with all the documents prescribed in the application form. The candidates must also carry the printout of the filled-in application form.

The In-Charge of Facilitation Centre verifies the documents of candidates (both original and xerox) and confirms the application of the candidate by issuing a receipt or acknowledgement. Once the application is confirmed, the candidates are not allowed to make changes in it.

Display of Provisional & Final Merit List

DTE Maharashtra will display the provisional merit list of the candidates on its official website. The merit list just gives information on the relative position of the candidate. Candidates in the merit list may or may not get admission, as the seat allocation process is completely based on the order of merit. The admission authority gives a merit number to the candidates. Candidates can raise objections on provisional merit list (If any).

After sorting out issues, objections and discrepancies in the provisional merit list, DTE Maharashtra will release the final merit list for B.Tech admissions. The seat allotment process follows next.

Documents Required for B.Tech Admission in Maharashtra

The applicants are required to carry the following documents (original and xerox) to Facilitation Centres for B.Tech Admission in Maharashtra –

  • Transfer Certificate (TC)or School Leaving Certificate
  • HSC or Class 12 Mark Sheet or Pass Certificate
  • SSC or Class 12 Mark Sheet or Pass Certificate
  • MHT CET Score Card or JEE Main Score Card/ Rank Card
  • Domicile Certificate (If Necessary)
  • Category Certificate (Only for Reserved Categories)
  • Physical Disability Certificate (Only for PH Category)
  • Income Certificate (Only for Students Applying under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme)

Also Read: Secure B.Tech Admission in these Colleges without JEE Main Score

Maharashtra B.Tech Seat Allotment 2021

The seat allotment is done post the completion of the MHT CET 2021 counselling, and it takes place in three rounds. Given below is the detailed seat allotment process:

Filling and Confirmation of Online Option: After the release of the final merit list, all the eligible candidates will be allowed to fill online option form on the official website. DTE will release the list of colleges, B.Tech courses and seats on the website, and the candidates are allowed to choose a maximum number of options to improve the chances of admission. The candidates can fill a maximum of 300 choices. After choice filling, the candidates must confirm the option entry form. Once confirmed, the candidates cannot edit the same.

Display of Provisional Allotment and Final Allotment: Based on the preferences filled by the candidates, MHT CET merit/ Order or Merit/ Previous Academic Record, the admission authority will release a provisional allotment list to give candidates an idea of their allotment. Within a couple of days, the admission authority will issue the final seat allotment list, and the candidates who secure admission must report to the Reporting Centre to confirm the admission.

CAP Round I, Round II and Round III: DTE Maharashtra conducts three rounds of CAP, and the process for all the rounds is the same as mentioned above.

Accepting or Rejecting the Allotment: If the candidates are allotted seat in a college as per their first preference in the option entry form, they will have to report to the Reporting Centre and confirm the admission. These candidates are not allowed to take part in subsequent rounds of CAP.

On the other hand, if the candidates are not allotted seat as per their first preference, they will have a chance to accept or reject the allotment. If they wish to reject the allotment, they can choose to take part in subsequent rounds of the admission process.

Reporting to Institute: After confirming the admission through RC, the candidates must report to the respective engineering college with all the required documents. The college will upload the admission details of the candidates on the server. The admission process completes with the fee payment.

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission Reservation Policy

50% of engineering seats in Maharashtra are reserved for Backward or Reserved Categories. The distribution of B.Tech seats for reserved categories in Maharashtra is given below –

Name of the Reserved Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

SC

13%

ST

7%

VJ, DT, NT-A

3%

NT-B

2.5%

NT-C

3.5%

NT-D

2%

OBC

19%

Total

50%

Top B.Tech Colleges in Maharashtra 2021

Around 374 engineering colleges participate in Maharashtra CAP for B.Tech courses. There are close to 1,30,356 engineering seats available in all the engineering colleges across the state that take part in CAP. These colleges accept MHT CET score or JEE Mains core for engineering admissions. Here is the list of some of the top engineering colleges in Maharashtra along with intake capacity.

Name of the College

Location

Intake Capacity

Government College of Engineering

Amravati

390

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering

Shegaon

360

Shri Shivaji Education Society’s College of Engineering and Technology

Akola

300

Prof Ram Meghe College of Engineering and Management

Badnera

480

Manav School of Engineering and Technology

Akola

120

Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology

Nanded

610

Hi-Tech Institute of Technology

Aurangabad

180

Aurangabad College of Engineering

Aurangabad

192


CSMSS Chh. Shahu College of Engineering

Aurangabad

360

Sardar Patel College of Engineering

Andheri

180

MGM’s College of Engineering and Technology

Navi Mumbai

720

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering

Mumbai

600

Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering

Navi Mumbai

480

Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering

Mumbai

540

St. Francis Institute of Technology

Mumbai

480

Don Bosco Institute of Technology

Mumbai

300

New Horizon Institute of Technology & Management

Thane

300

Vidarbha Institute of Technology

Nagpur

360

College of Engineering

Pune

570

MIT Academy of Engineering

Pune

600

Dr. DY Patil Institute ofEngineering and Technology

Pune

960

Kolhapur Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering

Kolhapur

660

For the list of other engineering colleges in Maharashtra, click on the link below –

B.Tech Colleges in Maharashtra, Location and Fee Structure

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