Maharashtra is one of the most preferred destinations for pursuing MBA course in India. B-schools located in cities like Mumbai and Pune are always in the list of top rankings. Almost, all the B-schools in Maharashtra consider the score of all the national-level management entrance exams for MBA admissions. Students with a valid score in any of the management entrance exams can find a management college that suits his/ her needs and requirements. On the other hand, Maharashtra is one among the states that conduct Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for the state-level MBA admissions. Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra is responsible for conducting the state-level MBA entrance exam and MBA admission in Maharashtra. DTE Maharashtra will initiate the MBA admission process for the academic session 2019-20 soon. Students can check all the details pertaining to MBA admissions in Maharashtra 2019 here.
MAH CET Seat Allotment 2019
The institute-wise seat allotment list for CAP round under MAH CET counselling process has been released. According to the first list, the seat allotment list for all the categories has been released for 358 colleges. Candidates can check that on the official website.
MAH CET Final Merit List 2019
Candidates can check the final merit list of candidates for MBA/MMS admission through MAH CET Counselling 2019 on the official website. Candidates can take a look at their status under both Maharashtra State and All India categories.
Click here for Final Merit List 2019 for All India Candidates
Click here for Final Merit List 2019 for Maharashtra State Candidates
Entrance Exams Accepted by Maharashtra MBA Colleges:
DTE Maharashtra conducts state-level MBA entrance exam, i.e., MAH-CET for the admission to MBA/ MMS course in government, private and semi-government management colleges. Apart from MAH-CET, most of the B-Schools in Maharashtra accept the score of other national-level entrance exams for MBA/ MMS admissions. The list of entrance exams is listed below: -
Private or deemed varsities in Maharashtra conduct separate entrance exams for MBA course. However, students with a valid score in above exams can also apply for these universities without appearing for the varsity-level entrance exam.
Note: Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra conducts Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for only candidates with a valid score in MAH-CET/ CAT/ GMAT/ CMAT.
Eligibility Criteria for MBA Admissions in Maharashtra:
Basic Requirements: For MBA admission in Maharashtra management colleges, students should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks. These students are eligible to apply for state-level or national-level management exams.
Entrance Exam: Almost, all the popular B-Schools in Maharashtra accept the score of all the national-level entrance exams and MAH-CET for MBA admissions. However, students need to score minimum qualifying marks in the entrance exam to be considered for the admission.
Domicile Rules: Students willing to get admission under state quota through DTE Centralised Admission Process (CAP) must be the residents of Maharashtra state. Only Maharashtra domicile students can take part in DTE CAP. Similarly, only the residents of Maharashtra state can apply for MAH-CET.
Maharashtra MBA Admission Procedure and Important Dates:
MAH-CET 2019 Important Dates:
MAH-CET 2019 entrance test notification and DTE CAP schedule for the academic session 2019-21 is not yet released, Meanwhile, students can check the tentative MAH-CET 2019 schedule here.
MAH-CET 2019 application process commencement date
January 10, 2019
MAH-CET 2019 deadline to apply
February 18, 2019
Availability of MAH-CET 2019 admit card
March 1-March 10, 2019
MAH-CET 2019 Exam Date
March 9-10, 2019
MAH-CET 2019 Results Date
March 31, 2019
DTE CAP 2019 Commencement Date
June 30, 2019
Click on the links below for the dates of other entrance exams: -
- MAT 2019 Important Dates
- NMAT 2019 Important Dates
- CMAT 2020 Important Dates
- CAT 2019 Important Dates
- SNAP 2019 Important Dates
- XAT 2019 Important Dates
Maharashtra MBA Selection Process:
DTE CAP MAH CET 2019/ CAT/ GMAT/ CMAT Selection Process: DTE Maharashtra will commence the registration process for CAP (Centralised Admission Process) in June 2019. Candidates with a valid MAH CET 2019/ CAT/ GMAT/ CMAT score are eligible to register for DTE CAP. The selection process is based on the MBA/ MMS merit list released by DTE Maharashtra. The seat allocation will be based on rank or merit of the candidates in the entrance exams.
During the counselling process, the candidates will have to exercise web options. Based on the rank and college preferences, DTE will allocate the seats. Usually, DTE Maharashtra conducts four rounds of CAP, and the candidates who are not able to secure a seat in the first round of Cap can take part in subsequent rounds.
Students of Maharashtra domicile are eligible to take part in DTE CAP.
Selection Process based on Other Entrance Exams: Students who are not interested to take part in DTE CAP, can apply for popular B-Schools individually with a state or national-level entrance test core. These institutes may shortlist the candidates based on their entrance test scores. The shortlisted candidates will have to take part in other stages of the selection process that involve Group Discussion/ Written Ability Test/ Personal Interview. The institutes will decide the mode of the selection process. The final selection for MBA/ MMS course is based on the candidate’s performance in all stages of the selection process.
Direct MBA Admission/ Management Quota Admission: Students who did not take part in DTE CAP or unable to secure seats can approach the private colleges and deemed universities directly for admission under management quota. The individual institution decides the eligibility criteria for management quota admission. DTE sanctioned 20% of seats to each private management institute that can be filled through management quota.
Maharashtra MBA Admission Reservation Policy:
Under DTE CAP, the MBA seats in Maharashtra are divided into four categories: -
- Maharashtra State Candidature Seats or State Quota Seats
- All India Candidature Seats
- Minority Quota Seats
- Institutional Quota Seats
DTE Maharashtra will follow the reservation policies of the state government strictly for all the categories of MBA seats. DTE will prepare category wise merit list to comply with Maharashtra state reservation policies.
Documents Required for MBA Admission in Maharashtra:
The following are the mandatory documents required to take MBA admission in Maharashtra: -
- Domicile Certificate (only for candidates applying under state quota)
- Proof of Identity
- Category Certificate (applicable to reserved categories)
- Class 12 Certificate
- Transfer Certificate (TC)
- UG Marks Sheet and Provisional Certificate
- Score Card and Admit Card of Entrance Test
- Class 10 Certificate
Top MBA Colleges in Maharashtra:
Here is the list of some of the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra: -
- SPJIMR Mumbai
- NMIMS Mumbai
- JBIMS Mumbai
- ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
- Janki Devi Bajaj Institute of Management Studies Mumbai
- Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune
- Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
- SIMSREE Mumbai
- KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
- MIT School of Business, Pune
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