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Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 - The State Common Entrance Cell, Maharashtra will conduct Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission every year to provide admission to the candidates in 3 year’s engineering diploma program. The eligible candidates will be provided admission to the participating institutions based on their rank and availability of the seats. The official notification for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 has been released. The online registration for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 has begun from August 10, 2020, and the last date to submit the online form has been extended till September 21, 2020.
|Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Notification 2020 (PDF)|
The candidates who are interested to take admission through Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 will have to visit the official website and apply online or click on the direct link mentioned on this page on the prescribed date. The following article overviews the complete details related to Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 including dates, application form, process, eligibility, colleges, etc.
List of New Changes in Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020
Considering the Covid-19 pandemic, the following changes have been introduced in Maharashtra Polytechnic admission process 2020 -
Registration and Documents Upload through FC (Facilitation Centre)
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Dates 2020
It is very important for all the candidates who will be registering for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission to stay updated with the important dates of the exam.
Release of official notification and commencement of Online Application
August 10, 2020
Last date to fill the application form
September 21, 2020
|Documents Verification and Confirmation of Application Form (Online/ Offline)||August 11 to September 21, 2020|
Release of provisional merit list
September 24, 2020
|Submission of objections on provisional merit list (if any)||September 25 to 27, 2020|
Release of final merit list
September 29, 2020
Counselling start date
To be Notified
Reporting at the allotted institute
To be Notified
Commencement of classes
To be Notified
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Application Form 2020
The application form for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 has been released. The candidates who are interested in admission will have to visit the official website to fill the application form or click on the direct link mentioned below. No offline application will be accepted for admission
How to fill the Application Form for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020?
The candidates will have to follow the given below steps to fill the application form for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020: -
|Direct Link to Fill Maharashtra Polytechnic Application Form 2020|
Visit the official website or click on the direct link updated in the above section.
On the homepage, click on the link to apply online for admission.
Fill the application form using all the required details carefully and click on proceed button.
Submit all the documents including scanned photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
Pay the application fee using any of the online methods including either debit/ credit/ net banking mode.
The application fee for different candidates is given in the table below:
Application Fee (INR)
General category and candidates outside of Maharashtra state
Reserved and PwD candidates from Maharashtra
Download and store the application form for further references.
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Eligibility 2020
The candidates must be aware of the complete eligibility criteria before filling the application form for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission. The detailed eligibility criteria for different candidates for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 is given below:
The candidate must have passed class 8th, 9th and 10th from a recognised institute.
The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 35% in the qualifying examination.
The place for passing the qualifying exam must come under the jurisdiction of one’s district area.
The candidates who don’t come under Type A but have parents having domicile of Maharashtra.
The place of issuing the domicile certificate must come under the jurisdiction of one’s district area.
The candidates who don’t come under Type A and Type B but the parents are posted in Maharashtra government job at the current time of filling the application form.
The place of issuing the government post must come under the jurisdiction of one’s district area.
The candidates who don’t come under Type A, B and C but the parents are posted in Maharashtra government job at the current time or are retired from a Maharashtra government job.
The place of last government post must come under the jurisdiction of one’s district area.
The candidate must have passed class 8th, 9th or 10th from an institute recognised and located under Maharashtra border.
The candidate must be fluent in the Marathi language.
The candidates will be considered as an outsider from Home district or for the state-level seats.
The candidates must be an Indian national.
The candidate who has a domicile of Maharashtra and comes under the SC/ ST/ OBC or other monitory candidates will be considered under this category.
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Categories 2020
The allocation of seats for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 will be done on the basis of different categories of the candidates. The seat allocation will be done on the basis of guidelines prescribed by the Maharashtra government which will be allocated for the given below categories:
Maharashtra State Candidature Seats
The candidates who have a domicile of Maharashtra state will be allocated seats under this category.
The candidates who belong from Maharashtra and are from SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS or other minority categories will be allocated seats.
Institutional Quota Seats
These seats will be allocated on the basis of rules of the respective institution in which the 5% of the seats will be allocated to NRI candidates.
The candidates whose parents are working in Gulf countries or the candidates from Jammu & Kashmir will be allocated seats under this category.
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Merit List 2020
The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra prepares the merit list of candidates for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020. The merit list consists of the names of all the candidates who are eligible for the counselling process.
The merit list for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission is prepared on the basis of different factors such as:
Merit Number Assignment: The merit number will be assigned to all the candidates who have applied for admission which will consist of the number assigned on the basis of eligibility of the respective candidates.
Change of Marks due to Verification: If there have been any modifications in the eligibility of the candidates, they must report it to the admission authority on or before the counselling process.
Method of Calculating Merit Marks: The following methods are used while calculating the merit marks for students on the basis of their eligibility:
The percentage of qualifying marks for the candidates will be calculated while rounding off the percentage to the nearest integer.
If the total marks for any qualifying subject are other than 100, then the marks will be converted out of 100 and the fraction obtained will be rounded off.
If the marks obtained in the HSC level of the candidate are in grades, then the candidate will have to submit the grade conversion by the respective board authority at the time of application.
If the candidate has appeared for a re-appear exam, then the marks obtained by the candidate in the latest exam will be considered.
Merit list for admission: The merit list for admission to various programs will be calculated on the basis of percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination with all the subjects put together.
Tie-Breaking Rule for Merit List: In case of a tie between two candidates while preparing the merit list for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020, the following factors will be considered:
Highest marks of the candidate at HSC Level
Highest marks of the candidates at HSC level for individual subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry)
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Counselling Process 2020
After the merit list for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 is released, the qualifying candidates will be called for the counselling process. The counselling for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 will be conducted through the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) in various rounds. The candidates who qualify for counselling will have to fill the counselling form and choose the option for the preferred institute through the official website.
Counselling for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 will be conducted in three rounds: round I, round II, and round III. The candidates will who fail to mee the eligibility criteria for round I or miss the counselling process will be called for round II and further for round III in the same condition. The candidates will be allocated seats on the basis of their merit, reservation policy and the choice filled by the respective candidates. After the verification of documents and payment of application fee, the admission process will be completed.
Stages for Counselling Admission Process (CAP)
The Centralised Admission Process for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 will be conducted in the following given stages:
Stage 1: Through stage 1, the seats will be allocated to all the candidates based on the merit of the candidate.
Stage 2: Through stage 2, the seats will be allocated among the male and female candidates. The seats will be allocated to the male candidates if the seats remain vacant after allocating to the female candidates.
Stage 3: Through stage 3, the seats will be allocated to SBC candidates. The seats will be allocated if remained vacant after allocating to OBC candidates.
Stage 4: Through stage 4, the seats will be allocated to religious groups of OBC category.
Stage 5: Through stage 5, the seats will be allocated to all the candidates of OBC category.
Stage 6: Through stage 6, the seats will be allocated to all the candidates with physical disabilities.
Stage 7: Through stage 7, the seats will be allocated to all the candidate who doesn’t come under reserved categories.
Stage 8: Through stage 8, the remaining vacant seats will be allocated to all the candidates who don’t come under reserved categories.
Documents Required for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020
The candidates will have to submit the following documents at the time of counselling for Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020:
HSC level mark sheet
School Leaving Certificate
Photo Identity Proof
Passport size photographs
Reservation Certificate (If applicable)
Domicile Certificate (If applicable)
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission Reservation Policy 2020
The State Common Entrance Test Cell prescribes some reservation policy for Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for different candidates. The reservation policy for different candidates of Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 is given below:
Candidates with disabilities
Daughter/ son of Defence Service Personnel
30% on Institute level seats
Weaver Communities of Solapur District
Minority Religious Group: Muslim
Minority Religious Group: Buddhist
Minority Religious Group: Christian
Minority Religious Group: Sikh
Minority Religious Group: Jain
Minority Religious Group: Parsi
Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020: Participating Colleges
The different participating colleges of Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2020 is given in the list below:
Government Polytechnic, Ambad
Government Polytechnic, Jalna
Government Polytechnic, Nanded
Government Polytechnic, Bramhapuri
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