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What Is a Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022?

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliUpdated On: September 11, 2022 10:03 pm IST

MAH MBA CET 2022 score is essential for anyone seeking admission to MBA and MMS colleges in Maharashtra. Check our analysis of what is a good score in MAH MBA CET 2022 in this article.

What Is a Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022

Now that the MAH MBA CET result 2022 has been declared, students would want to know if there score/percentile is good enough to get admission in their desired business schools in Mahrashtra. In this article, we have provided a detailed analysis of what is a good score in MAH MBA CET 2022 for admission to top, average and low ranking colleges in Maharashtra. Candidates can also take a look at the MAH MBA CET score vs percentile analysis and understand the relationship between the marks scored and their percentile in the MAH MBA CET 2022 exam, which was conducted on 23rd, 24th, and 25th August 2022. 

Also Read:MAH MBA CET Result 2022 Released: Direct Link, Steps to Check

MAH MBA CET 2022 is a state-level MBA entrance exam conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell for admission to the management colleges in Maharashtra. Both MBA colleges in Maharashtra and MMS colleges in Maharashtra consider the MAH MBA CET 2022 Score of a candidate when selecting them for admissions. Hence, getting a good score in MAH MBA CET 2022 is an essential requirement for any candidate who wishes to take admission in MBA and other post graduate management courses through the state-level counseling in Maharashtra.

What is a Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022?

Every year, thousands of aspirants appear for MAH MBA CET exam to compete for a seat in one of the 100+ MBA/MMS colleges in Maharashtra. Not only MAH MBA CET 2022 Cutoff for each of these colleges is different but it can also vary with the MBA specialization you choose. It will also depend on whether a candidate has applied for an All India category seat or an MH and Minority seat. Hence, the meaning of a "good" score will vary depending on your target college. As per the past trends, the highest MAH MBA CET cut off goes up to 99.97 percentile and the lowest cut off goes around 60 percentile. In 2021, the highest MAH MBA CET cut off was 99.97 percentile for JBIMS under the All India Rank (AIR) category. It was followed by SIMSREE (99.93 percentile), Prin. LN Welingkar (99.82 percentile), and PUMBA (99.71 percentile).

Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022 for Top MBA/ MMS Colleges

To be able to secure admission to the top MBA/MMS colleges in Maharashtra, a candidate has to ensure that he gets a good score to satisfy the qualifying percentile for that college. As per the previous year trends, following is the expected cutoff and good MAH MBA CET score required to qualify for admission to top colleges in 2022.




JBIMS, Mumbai

99.97 percentile



99.93 percentile


Welingkar, Mumbai

99.82 percentile



99.80 percentile



99.71 percentile


XIMR, Mumbai

99.58 percentile


Chetana's, Mumbai

99.2 percentile


MET Mumbai

98.55 percentile


LLIM, Mumbai

98 percentile


Thakur Institute, Mumbai

97.5 percentile


Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022 for Average MBA/ MMS Colleges

Candidates who are not able to score 97 percentile or above can still get admission in some of the reputed colleges in Maharashtra. The cut off score for an average college offering MBA/ MMS in Maharashtra would be around the 85 to 95 percentile mark. This means that a score of 60 to 80 in MAH MBA CET 2022 will be required to get admission in an average MBA or MMS college in the state. In this percentile range, candidates will be able to find many good colleges. Some of these have been given in the table below.




ADMI, Mumbai

95 percentile


BVIMSR, Navi Mumbai

92.5 percentile


Atharva Group Of Institutions, Mumbai

89 percentile


VIT, Mumbai

89 percentile


IGBS, Pune

87 percentile


Good Score in MAH MBA CET 2022 for Low-Ranking MBA/ MMS Colleges

Candidates must hit the 70 percentile mark in MAH MBA CET 2022 at the minimum to be able to get admission in any decent MBA or MMS college in Maharashtra. While there is no absolute lower limit to the cutoff that can be specified by the college, this should be a minimum target for anyone who is serious about getting an MBA degree that will boost their career. This is because percentile and ranking is not the only thing that goes into selecting an MBA college but there is a lot more. Here is the list of colleges in Maharashtra accepting low scores in MAH MBA CET 2022.




Sri Balaji University Pune

70 percentile


MET Mumbai

60 percentile


GNIMS Mumbai: Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies (GNIMS) Mumbai

60 percentile


ITM Navi Mumbai

60 percentile


VES Business School Mumbai

60 percentile


DSIMS Mumbai: Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies

50 percentile


MAH MBA CET 2022 Score vs Percentile Analysis

Another way to achieve a good score in MAH MBA CET 2022 is to set your target percentile. Since the CET Maharashtra made changes to the exam pattern of MAH MBA CET last year, the score required to get 99 percentile in MAH MBA CET 2022 dropped due to the reduced time duration. Here is a look at the score vs percentile analysis of MAH MBA CET 2022.

MAH MBA CET Percentile



120 - 125


100 - 105


95 - 100


88 - 90


80 - 82


68 - 70


60 - 62


58 - 60


54 - 56



MBA Colleges Offering Direct Admission in Maharashtra

Here are some MBA colleges that offer direct admissions in Maharashtra.

Factors Affecting MAH MBA CET 2022 Cut Off

Candidates who appeared for the exam should know the following factors that affect the MAH MBA CET 2022 cutoff:

  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of candidates taking the exam
  • Number of candidates clearing the exam
  • Number of MBA/MMS seats available
  • Availability of category-wise seats
  • Ranking of the institute

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What are the different factors that affect a good score in MAH MBA CET?

There are several factors such as the difficulty level, cutoff marks, number of candidates etc. that can influence a good score in MAH MBA CET.

How is a good score in MAH MBA CET calculated?

A good score in MAH MBA CET would be a score that would be able to get you admission in your choice of college. Hence it is important to first have a target college before setting a target score in MAH MBA CET and prepare accordingly for the exam.

What is a good score in MAH MBA CET for admission to average colleges?

As per the new exam pattern, an average score of around 65 - 75 is a must for any candidate to get admission in a good MBA college in Maharashtra.

What is a good score for admission to the top colleges accepting MAH MBA CET?

Candidates seeking admission to top colleges accepting MAH MBA CET must aim for a 99+ percentile or 99.5+ percentile in the exam. To achieve this, candidates must aim for a minimum score of 95+ or 100+ in the exam.

What is the lowest score required in MAH MBA CET for admission?

There is no minimum limit specified for admission to an MBA college. However, candidates are advised to target at least 70 percentile in MAH MBA CET to get admission in a decent college i.e. a score of at least 50 - 55.

Has there been any change in the exam pattern of MAH MBA CET?

Yes, the MAH MBA CET exam pattern has changed from 2021. The exam duration has been reduced from 150 minutes to 120 minutes.

Has the changed exam pattern had an impact on the good score of MAH MBA CET?

Yes, the overall marks scored by the candidate have been reduced due to the reduced exam pattern.

How is MAH MBA CET percentile calculated?

MAH MBA CET percentile is calculated based on the rank of a candidate in the exam. The percentile basically signifies the percentage of candidates who have a lower score than the candidate.

How is MAH MBA CET score calculated?

Candidates are awarded +1 mark for every correct answer in MAH MBA CET. There is no negative marking in the exam.

What is MAH MBA CET?

MAH MBA CET is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra.

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