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MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 12 Aug, 2021 10:39

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MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra defines the eligibility criteria for MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 and the MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Domicile Criteria in a notification released on its official website (mahacet.org) every year. The MAH MBA CET registrations restarted from August 12 till August 16. Candidates who are interested in appearing for MAH MBA/ MMS CET or taking admission through the MAH MBA/ MMS CET Common Admission Process (CAP) to MBA/ MMS Colleges in Maharashtra must be aware of the eligibility criteria laid down by the conducting body. There are various candidature types when applying for MBA admissions in Maharashtra and a candidate can claim only one type. The eligibility criteria for each candidature type is slightly different and it is important to find out your eligibility for any particular candidature type in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 before applying for admission. The candidature-types in MAH MBA/ MMS CET include:

  • Maharashtra State Candidature
  • All India Candidature
  • Minority Candidature
  • NRI Candidature
  • Foreign Student/ OCI/ PIO Candidature

85% seats are allocated to Maharashtra State candidates, 15% to All India candidates and then there are supernumerary seats reserved for candidates falling under other candidature-types. For this reason, it is also important to understand the eligibility criteria for each MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 candidature-type in addition to having the knowledge of the overall eligibility.

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The complete details about the MAH MBA CET 2021 eligibility criteria can be found on this page. Check out the important highlights, category-wise eligibility and other important details you should know before filling the MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Application Form. Information regarding the academic requirements, minimum marks required, domicile requirements, seat reservation and allocation policy of MAH MBA CET 2021 can be checked here.

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    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Exam Dates

    Event

    Date

    Applications Open

    June 22, 2021

    Last Date to Apply

    July 19, 2021

    Applications Reopen

    August 12, 2021

    New Last Date to Apply

    August 16, 2021

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Overview

    The eligibility criteria for applying to MAH MBA CET 2021 is as follows.

    • The candidate must have completed a bachelor's degree course in any stream from a recognized university/ institute.

    • The candidate must have scored at least 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category candidates) in their bachelor's degree course.

    • Candidates who are studying in the final year of their bachelor's degree courses or those awaiting their final year results are also eligible to apply. Such candidates will be required to submit a proof of completing graduation before final the commencement of the current academic year.

    • The candidate must either be an Indian national to appear in the exam or fall under any of NRI/ OCI/ PIO/ CIWGC/ FN categories to qualify for CAP. The eligibility details regarding these can be found below on this page.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Maharashtra State (MS) Candidature - Domicile Rules

    Candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra can claim any one of the available five Maharashtra State (MS) candidature-types -- from Type-A to Type-E. The eligibility for each of these candidature types is different and governed by the norms provided by SCET. These are also known as the MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Domicile Rules. Any candidate who wishes to apply under the MS category for admission has to have a non-zero score in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021. No other entrance exam scores are accepted for this category. The domicile rules for MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 are as follows.

    Category 

    Eligibility

    Type A

    • A candidate who has completed HSC from Maharashtra is a Maharashtra candidate.
    • If any candidate did not complete HSC but passed other such courses like Diploma in Technology/Pharmacy/Engineering or any other qualifying examination from a recognized institute in Maharashtra.
    • A candidate who is Domicile of Maharashtra and/ or is born and brought up in Maharastra.

    Type B

    • A candidate who does not fall in Type A.
    • A candidate whose father and/ or mother is domiciled in Maharashtra.

    Type C

    • A candidate who does not fall in Type A or Type B.
    • A candidate whose father or mother is an employee under the Government of India or the Government of India Undertaking and reported and posted to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date to submit application form for CAP.

    Type D

    • A candidate who does not fall in Type A, Type B and Type C.
    • A candidate whose father or mother is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra/Government of Maharashtra Undertaking or are retired employees of above. The candidature remains valid even if they are posted outside of Maharashtra.

    Type E

    • Candidates who have passed HSC or Diploma in Technology or Engineering or any such qualifying examination from an institute located in the disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border (MKB) area. OR
    • Maharastra candidates residing in the disputed MKB area and whose mother tongue is Marathi.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for All India (AI) Candidature

    The eligibility criteria for candidates claiming All India candidature in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 is as follows.

    • The candidate must be a national of India.

    • The candidate must have passed a min. 3-year bachelor's degree awarded by a UGC or AIU-recognized university.

    • The candidate must have at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in the qualifying degree course.

    • AI category candidates do not have to appear for MAH MBA/ MMS CET if they already have a valid CAT or CMAT score.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Minority Candidature

    Only candidates with a Maharashtra State domicile who belong to particular Religious or Linguistic Communities from within the state are eligible for admission under the Minority Candidature in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for NRI/ PIO/ OCI/ FN Candidature

    Candidates who are not Indian nationals can apply under the foreign student or NRI category provided that they satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for their category. The categorisation of candidates under each of these candidature types i.e. NRI, FN, OCI, PIO, CIWGC and FN has been defined in the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015. Apart from that, the eligibility criteria for foreign students in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 is as follows.

    • The candidate must have completed a bachelor's degree course of minimum 3 years duration from a university recognized by UGC or AIU.

    • The candidate must have scored at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in the qualifying course.

    • Additionally, the candidate must satisfy any other criteria as declared under the "Act' specified above.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for J&K and Ladakh Migrant Candidature

    The criteria to be eligible for the UT of Jammy & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh Migrant Candidature in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 is as follows.

    • The candidate must be the child of a citizen who is displaced from UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh to any part of India from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities.

    • Children of IAS, IPS, IFS officers or military and paramilitary staff transferred to UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh who has joined the post on or before the last date of application.

    • Children of officers and staff of UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh police.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Seat Allocation

    The category-wise seat allocation in MBA colleges in Maharashtra is as follows.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Seat Allocation in Government and Government-Aided Institutes

    Type of Institution

    Per cent of Sanctioned Intake

    MS

    AI

    Minority

    Government/ Government Aided Institutes

    • Autonomous - 85%

    • Non-Autonomous University Departments - 70% for HU & 15% for OHU

    15%

    0%

    SNDT University

    85%

    15%

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Seat Allocation in Unaided Private Professional Institutions

    Type of Institution

    Per cent of Sanctioned Intake

    MS

    AI

    Minority

    Institution Quota

    Unaided Private Professional Institutions
    (Excluding Minority Institutions)

    65%

    15%

    0%

    20%

    Unaided Minority Educational Institutions

    100% of MS Seats i.e CAP Seats - (AI Seats + Minority Quota)

    15% of CAP Seats i.e (Sanctioned Intake - Institution Quota)Min. 51%

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Seat Reservation Policy

    Seat reservations in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 are provided for special category candidates belonging to Maharashtra only. Candidates applying for All India category seats will not be able to claim any type of seat reservations. Besides the reservations in MS category seats, supernumerary seats are also reserved for certain other categories of candidates. All of the details about the seat reservation policy of MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 can be found given below.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Seat Reservation for MS Category

    Following is the percentage of CAP Seats reserved for various categories of candidates eligible for reservation in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021.

    Category

    Reservation

    SC

    13%

    ST

    7%

    OBC

    19%

    VJ / DT NT-A

    3%

    NT-B

    2.5%

    NT-C

    3.5%

    NT-D

    2%

    PwD

    5%

    Orphan

    1%

    Supernumerary Seats Under MS Category

    EWS

    10%

    Given below are the meaning of various categories listed above.

    • SC - Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converts to Buddhism

    • ST - Scheduled Tribes

    • VJ - Vimukta Jati

    • DT NT-A - De-notified Tribes

    • NT - Nomadic Tribes

    • OBC - Other Backward Classes

    • PwD - Person with Disability

    PwD seats are reserved for candidates having 40% benchmark disability of any of the following categories.

    Locomotor Disability

    Blindness

    Dwarfism

    Intellectual Disability

    Leprosy Cured Person

    Mental Illness

    Acid Attack Victims

    Parkinson's Disease

    Hard of Hearing

    Deaf

    Low-vision

    Cerebral Palsy

    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Multiple Sclerosis

    Haemophilia

    Thalassemia

    Sickle Cell Disease

    Muscular Dystrophy

    Specific Learning Disabilities

    Multiple Disability

    Speech and Language Disability

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 Supernumerary Seat Reservation

    Supernumerary seats in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 are available for various category of candidates but they may be subject to certain conditions or restrictions. Given below is the supernumerary seat reservations in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021.

    Category

    Reservation

    CIWGC

    5%

    OCI/ PIO/ Foreign Students

    10%

    J&K and Ladakh Migrants

    As per Govt. Policy

    TFWS

    Max. 5%

    The conditions of filling supernumerary seats in MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 are as follows.

    • In case seats reserved for CIWGC category remain vacant, then they shall be filled by OCI/ PIO/ Foreign students and vice versa. If seats in any of the above categories remain vacant, they can be filled by NRI candidates.

    • TFWS seats will be available only of 30% of the sanctioned seats in a course are filled by the institute.

    MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021 NRI Quota Seats

    A maximum of 5% of the seats out of the 20% reserved under Institutional Quota can be made available for NRI candidates by the institute. If any of these seats remain vacant, they can be offered to All India candidates.

    How Many Times Can You Appear for MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2021?

    As per the eligibility rules specified by State Common Entrance Test Cell (Maharashtra), there is no limit on the number of attempts for the MAH CET exam. If a candidate fails to clear the MAH CET exam for the current academic session and wants to appear for the same next year can apply for the entrance exam.

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    I am domicile of UP. Can I apply for MAH CET MBA 2021 in the EWS category if i have certificate?

    -AnonymousUpdated on June 30, 2021 02:05 PM
    • 1 Answer
    Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Domiciles of UP cannot apply for admission under the EWS category in MAH CET MBA 2021. The EWS category reservation is only available for Maharashtra State candidates and since you are a UP domicile, you will have to apply under the All India quota. You can check the information on the MAH MBA CET Eligibility Criteria and the MAH MBA CET Domicile Rules for more information.

     Thank you.

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    I have scored 99.786 percentile in CMAT 2020. Is this CMAT Score acceptable for MAH MBA CET Counselling 2020, given that I had only registered for MAH MBA CET 2020 (OMS Candidate) and didn't appear for the exam?

    -anirudh jhawarUpdated on June 27, 2021 06:31 PM
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    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    Yes, you can appear for MAH MBA CET Counselling with CMAT scores. The counselling process will remain the same for the type of candidates. You will be grouped according to your scores in entrance exam and category. Since you have scored 99.786 percentile in the CMAT exam, you have higher chances of selection in a top B-School of Maharashtra, You can choose a minimum of 1 and maximum of 300 college choices while registering for the exam. Once you are selected for admission, you can visit the college to confirm your admission. You will also have to ...

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    Am I eligible for MAH MBA CET with 48% in graduation?

    -Akash KulkarniUpdated on March 08, 2021 11:32 AM
    • 1 Answer
    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student,

    You must have scored at least 50% marks in graduation to get eligible for the MAH MBA CET entrance exam. If you have scored 48% marks in graduation, you can apply for direct admission to any MBA college. Some of the colleges where you can apply for direct admission are listed below.

    Flame University, Pune

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    FAQs about MAH MBA CET Eligibility

    What is the importance of registration for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET? Is it necessary to register for CET even if I have appeared for All India CET?

    Registration for MAH- MBA/MMS-CET is Mandatory for all candidates irrespective of their appearance in All India CET. Such candidates may not appear for MAH-CET. However, they are required to register and appear for GD and PI.

    I have passed my Graduation in more than one attempt with more than minimum percentage of marks. Am I eligible to appear for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET?

    Yes, you are eligible to appear at the Maharashtra CET, however, your admission will be subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria of the University wherein you may get the admission.

    I am a reserved category Maharashtra CET candidate, I have secured 44% marks in aggregate at Graduation and 49% marks in aggregate at Post Graduation. Am I eligible to appear for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET?

    No, you are not eligible. A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate from any recognized university is necessary for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

    What is the maximum age eligibility criteria for MAH CET?

    There is no upper age limit for MAH CET. However, the minimum age required to apply for the is 21 years.

    What happens if my documents cannot be verified online?

    In case the college is not able to verify all the documents online, then the applicants will be granted provisional admission and thereafter the students have to submit the mandatory original documents for verification.

    What is meant by aggregate marks/scores?

    Aggregate marks refer to the total score obtained in all the years of graduation which consists of either six or eight semesters. For candidates appearing in the final year have to show marks until the last semester of their graduation programme. Candidates are required to calculate the percentage by rounding off to two places after the decimal.

    I have passed my Graduation in more than one attempt with more than minimum percentage of marks. Am I eligible to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET?

    Yes, you are eligible to appear at the Maharashtra CET, however, your admission will be subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria of the University wherein you may get the admission.

    I am a reserved category Maharashtra CET candidate, I have secured 44% marks in aggregate at Graduation and 49% marks in aggregate at Post Graduation. Am I eligible to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET?

    No, you are not eligible.

    What is the maximum Age Eligibility Criteria?

    There is no upper or lower age limit.

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