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Maharashtra B.Tech Admissions 2022 - Dates, Option Form, Merit List, Seat Allotment, Cutoff, CAP Registration

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: November 10, 2022 11:15 am IST | MHT-CET

The State Common Entrance Test Cell carries out the Maharashtra B.Tech admission process. Aspirants can apply for B.Tech admission in various reputed engineering colleges situated in Maharashtra through this process. Check out the detailed admission process below.

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission 2022

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission 2022 - State Common Entrance Test Cell under the ambit of DTE Maharashtra (Directorate of Technical Education) is responsible for conducting Maharashtra B.Tech admission. Candidates who want to apply for the Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2022 need to sit for the MHT CET. The last date to apply for the MHT CET 2022 was April 15, 2022 and with late fee, the last date to apply was April 16, to 23, 2022. The MHT CET 2022 exams will be conducted from August 5 to 10, 2022. The authorities will release the admit card one or two weeks before the exam. Candidates are granted admission counselling process and seat allotment.  Apart from first-year Bachelor of Technology (BTech) 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 admission 2022 such as admission/ counselling dates, eligibility criteria, selection process and application procedure are here.

Maharashtra B.Tech Admission Process Video

Maharashtra Engineering Admission Important Dates 2022

State Common Entrance Test of Maharashtra has released the official B. Tech admissions information brochure. The application portal is closed now. The authorities will issue the admit card soon. Given below are the dates for Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2022: -



Online registration, documents upload

February 10, 2022

Last date to apply April 15, 2022
Last date to apply with late feesApril 16 to 23, 2022
MHT CET 2022 exam dateAugust 5 to 10, 2022

Online registration, documents upload

September 21, 2022 to October 4, 2022

Verification of documents and confirmation of application form

September 21, 2022 to October 4, 2022

Display of provisional merit list

October 7, 2022

Submission of objections on provisional merit list (if any)

October 8 to 10, 2022

Display of final merit list 

October 12, 2022

CAP Round 1 - Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Entry

October 13 to 15, 2022

Provisional Allotment - Round 1

October 18, 2022

Accepting Seat

October 19 to 21, 2022

Reporting to Allotted Seat and Fee Payment

October 19 to 22, 2022

Display of vacant seats for CAP Round 2

October 22, 2022

CAP Round 2 - Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Entry

October 27 to 29, 2022

Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round-II

October 31, 2022

Accepting Seat

November 1 to 3, 2022

Reporting at Allotted Institute & Fee Payment

November 1 to 3, 2022
Display of Provisional Vacant Seats for CAP Round-III

Novermber 4, 2022

Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form of CAP Round-III through candidate’s Login 

November 5 to 7, 2022

Display of Provisional Allotment of CAP Round-III

November 9, 2022

Round 3 Online Self-Reporting and Download of Allotment Letter10th November 2022
Physical Reporting at Allotted Institute10th November 2022
MHT CET Round 4 (conducted by institutes separately)13th November 2022

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech Admissions in Maharashtra 2022

DTE Maharashtra grants B.Tech admission to candidates with Maharashtra candidature, All India Candidature, NRI/ OC/ PIO candidates. The detailed MHT CET 2022 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 the Lateral Entry Scheme.

Maharashtra B Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2022

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

















Documents Required for the Maharashtra B Tech Admissions 2022

To fill out the application form, candidates should hold the certain relevant documents. The documents must be authentic and verified. All the documents should be uploaded as per the specified format and dimensions only.

Document to be uploadedSize Format 


File size should be between 15 KB to 50 KB. 

JPG format with the file name as photo.jpg


File size should be between 5 KB to 20 KB. Must not be in capitals and should be in black ink on white paper.

JPG format with the file name as sign.jpg

Maharashtra B Tech Application Form 2022

The application process for the MHT CET is done via online mode. The application portal for the Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2022 was closed on April 15, 2022. The authorities will open the correction facility soon.  Candidates can follow the steps given below to fill the MHT CET application form 2022

Step 1: Candidates must register for the MHT CET by providing personal, academic, education, bank, and other information.  After completing the registration process, a password will be generated for future logins. Candidates may register using Aadhaar, in which case their information would be auto-fetched, or non-Aadhaar, in which case they would have to fill in their information.

Step 2: Candidates had to log in via log in ID and password generated and fill out the MHT CET application form 2022. 

Step 3: Candidates must upload a recent photograph and signature as per the specification

Step 4: After submitting the required documents, candidates can use the Online Payment option to pay the application fee for their category.

Step 5: Take a printout of the confirmation page after submitting MHT CET application form 2022. 

Application Fee

The MHT CET 2022 application fee will be paid via online mode through net banking, credit card, debit card, mobile wallets etc. Candidates should pay the application fee as per the category. The online registration fees varies as per the candidate's category and is as follows- 

Candidate's CategoryApplication fee  (Without Late Fee)Application fee (With late fee)

For both Groups (PCM and PCB)

Applicants from Maharashtra State who fall into the general category; candidates from Maharashtra State who fall into the OMS category; and J & K Migrant candidatesRs 800 + Bank charges800+500 - 1300Rs 1600
Candidates from backward categories [SC, ST, VJ/DTNT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC] and those with disabilities; Maharashtra residents only.Rs 600 + Bank charges600+500 - 1100Rs 1200

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 2022 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 2022 under the state quota.

Maharashtra Engineering (B E/ B Tech) Admission Procedure 2022

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 the Maharashtra B.Tech admissions 2022 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 the 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 the 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.

MHT CET Admit Card 2022

Candidates who apply for the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell must download the MHT CET admit card 2022 when the authorities will open the portal for it. The admit card is a vital piece of identification that must be brought to the test centres. Candidates who do not bring it with them to the testing centre will not be permitted to take the entrance exam. The admit card will be issued via online mode. By entering their application number and password, candidates may get their MHT CET 2022 hall ticket.  Exam centre information, candidate's name, hall ticket number, exam timing, and other facts will be included on the hall ticket.  After downloading the MHT CET 2022 admit card, candidates must double-check that all of the information on it is valid. 

Maharashtra B Tech Counselling Process 2022

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


Rs. 5,000

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

Online Document Verification

After submitting the online application form for Maharashtra CAP, the online document verification will be carried out. The candidates are not required to visit the Helpline Centre. 

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 the 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)

Maharashtra B.Tech Seat Allotment 2022

The seat allotment is done post the completion of the MHT CET 2022 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 MHT CET 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 a 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 seats 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.

Top B.Tech Colleges in Maharashtra 2022

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 scores 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


Intake Capacity

Government College of Engineering



Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering



Shri Shivaji Education Society’s College of Engineering and Technology



Prof Ram Meghe College of Engineering and Management



Manav School of Engineering and Technology



Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology



Hi-Tech Institute of Technology



Aurangabad College of Engineering



CSMSS Chh. Shahu College of Engineering



Sardar Patel College of Engineering



MGM’s College of Engineering and Technology

Navi Mumbai


KJ Somaiya College of Engineering



Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering

Navi Mumbai


Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering



St. Francis Institute of Technology



Don Bosco Institute of Technology



New Horizon Institute of Technology & Management



Vidarbha Institute of Technology



College of Engineering



MIT Academy of Engineering



Dr. DY Patil Institute ofEngineering and Technology



Kolhapur Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering



Similar to MHT CET, UPSEE exam is conducted in Uttar Pradesh for a number of government engineering colleges. Candidates having a good grasp over the  UP Board Class 12 Syllabus can crack this exam. 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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