MAH MBA CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 05 Dec, 2019 13:20 IST

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MAH CET 2020 Eligibility

MAH CET 2020 eligibility rules/criteria/norms are specified by the State Common Entrance Test (Maharashtra). The eligibility criteria of MAH CET 2020 is available now, and the candidates can check all the eligibility rules of the entrance exam here. MAH CET eligibility 2020 is important for the candidates to have a look, as it determines the candidates' eligibility for the entrance exam. Only those candidates who satisfy the MAH CET eligibility norms such as age criteria, domicile rules, academic qualifications etc will be eligible to appear for the entrance exam. If the candidates are eligible for MAH CET entrance exam 2020 as per the eligibility norms specified, he/ she can start submitting the MAH CET application form 2020. Candidates need not expect any changes in the MAH CET 2020 eligibility, as the previous years' or existing rules will be implemented for MAH CET exam 2020. All the details about MAH CET 2020 eligibility such as academic qualification, minimum qualifying marks, reservation rules, domicile rules etc can be checked here.

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MAH CET Eligibility 2020 (Detailed Norms)

MAH CET 2020 detailed eligibility criteria can be checked below -

MAH CET Nationality Rules 2020

Similar to various national-level and state-level MBA entrance exams, candidates who are the citizens of India are eligible to register for MAH CET exam 2020. NRI/ PIO/ International students are not eligible to apply for the MAH CET exam 2020.

How Many Times Can a Student Appear for MAH CET Entrance Exam?

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. 

MAH CET Age Criteria (Upper Age Limit)

There is no upper age limit for the MAH CET 2020 entrance exam. All the candidates who are eligible for the MAH CET exam as per the eligibility rules mentioned here can apply for the entrance exam irrespective of the age limit. 

Academic Qualifications Required for MAH CET 2020

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline can register for MAH CET 2020 exam. On the other hand, the candidates who are pursuing final-year Bachelor's degree course can also register for MAH CET exam 2020. However, these candidates will have to submit their Bachelor's degree qualifying certificate or exam mark sheet before the commencement of the academic session for MBA courses in Maharashtra. 

Minimum Marks Required:

  • For General and Other Category Candidates (OBC) category, candidates must score 50% in their Graduation, whereas for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Physically Handicapped Candidates (PwD), they must score 45% in their Graduation.

MAH CET Category Wise Eligibility Criteria 2020 (MAH CET Domicile Rules)

In Maharashtra, applicants of MAH CET 2020 exam are divided into various categories, i.e., Category A - E. The eligibility norms of each category candidates are different. The below norms are also called as MAH CET domicile rules. 

Name of the Category 


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 Maharashtra.
  • If any candidate is born and brought up in Maharastra, then he/she is considered Maharashtran domicile. 

Type: B

  • This category is applicable to candidates whose parents are the domicile of Maharashtra

Type: C

  • If anyone parent of the candidate is an employee under the Government of India or the Government of India undertaking who has been posted to duty in Maharashtra  State. 

Type: D

  • An applicant will be considered as Maharashtra State Candidate if his/her father or mother is an employee of the Government of Maharashtra/Government of Maharashtra Undertaking or are retired employees of above. Some of such employees are not posted out of the sate, but if in case they are posted out of the state even then their wards are considered as Maharashtra candidate. 

Type: E

  • Candidates who have passed HSC or Diploma in Technology or Engineering or any such qualifying examination who either stay in Maharashtra Karnataka border or Marathi speaking candidate lives in the Karnataka disputed land. 

MAH CET Additional Eligibility

As per the exam conducting body, the additional eligibility criteria are prescribed to choose more capable candidates:

MAH CET, MAH MBA and MMS CET 2019 usually reserve 15%-30% seats 

Candidates might be granted admission basis their marks in All India MBA entrance exams such as 

CAT which is conducted by IIMS

CMAT which is conducted by NTA

XAT which is conducted by XLRI 

MAT conducted by AIMA

ATMA conducted by AIMS

Candidates must mention their category while filling up the application form. It is also advisable to upload the caste certificate while filling up the application form. 

Applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes should provide a Caste Validity Certificate this certificate must be issued by Scrutiny Committee of the welfare department. 

Scheduled Tribe Candidates must submit the Tribe Validity certificate which is issued by the Scrutiny Committee of Tribal Department. 

Other candidates will have to provide a non-creamy layer certificate. 

Additional Information about MAH CET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Some of the additional details pertaining to MAH CET 2020 eligibility criteria can be checked below - 

  • Grades or CGPA scored in Graduation will be converted as per the method prescribed by the University.

  • Aggregate marks mean the grand total of marks obtained by the candidate in subjects on which the class declaration is made in the particular University from which the candidate is passing the qualifying examination.

  • The percentage of marks will be calculated by rounding off to two places after the decimal.

  • Candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT (NT (A)), NT (B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC and SBC categories will have to produce Caste Validity Certificate issued by the Scrutiny Committee of Social Welfare Department.

  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes (ST) category will have to submit Tribe Validity Certificate issued by Scrutiny Committee of Tribal Department at the time of document verification.


What is the maximum Age Eligibility Criteria?

There is no upper or lower age limit.

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.

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.

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.

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