MAH MBA CET 2024: Result Declared, Final Answer Key, Expected Cutoffs, Counselling

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2024 ( MAH CET )

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MAH MBA CET 2024 exam was conducted by Maharashtra State CET Cell on March 9, 10 and 11, 2024. The MBA CET result 2024 was announced on May 15, 2024. Check here MBA CET 2024 live updates, analysis, question paper, answer key, cut offs. Know all about MAH MBA CET 2024 answer key, cut offs, syllabus, pattern, preparation tips, etc.

MAH MBA CET 2024 Exam

MAH MBA CET 2024 Exam

MAH MBA CET 2024 was conducted on March 9, 10 and 11, 2024. The MAH MBA CET 2024 result has been announced today, May 15, 2024. The result can be checked at cetcell.mahacet.org website. Candidates will be able to download their scorecards by using their application number and date of birth. This year, it is expected that the Maharashtra State CET Cell will also release the MAH MBA CET merit list 2024 containing the names and scores of toppers.

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The MBA CET 2024 exam had a mixed difficulty level. On Day 1 and 3 the questions were easy but on Day 2, the questions were difficult. So, the MAH MBA CET cut offs can go down this year. This year, the Maharashtra State CET Cell had released the official MAH MBA CET answer key 2024 alongwith question paper and candidate response sheet. Candidates could also raise objection against the official answer key by filling the objection form. MAH MBA CET result 2024 will be prepare after all the objection will be examined by the team of experts. If any of the objections raised by candidates is found to be valid, the official answer key will be revised and the result will be prepared basis that. The revised answer keys have been released  today. They have been released as MAH MBA CET 2024 objection clarification. 

Q:   Are MAH CET application form and counselling form the same?

A:

No, the MAH CET application form and MAH CET Counselling form are different and candidates have to fill them separately. The MAH CET application form is valid for the entrance test only and the MAH CET counseling application form has to be filled by only those candidates who qualify the entrance test and wish to participate in the seat allotment process. The MAH MBA CET counseling registration form is released about 2 months after the entrance test result announcement. The candidates will have to fill the counseling form at the MAHA CET counseling portal.

Those who shall have filled the MAH CET MBA/MMS application form and appeared for the exam, will not have to pay the registration fee at the time of CAP. However, those who will be participating in MAH CET CAP through CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT score will have to pay the registration fee of Rs 1000 (Rs 800 for registered category candidates).

Q:   How to apply for MAH CET Counselling for ASM's Institute of Business Management and Research?

A:

Follow these following steps to apply for MAH CET Counselling for ASM's Institute of Business Management and Research. 

1)Visit the official Website: Go to official website of MAH ASM's institute of Business Management and Research and check all the updates regarding the admission process.

2) Registration: to participate in the counselling process you first have to register for MAH CET Counselling. Note: You need to have a valid MAH CET score.

3) Document Verification: After registration you have to visit designated document verification centre schedule. The required documents includes your MAH CET score card, educational certificates, residence proof, other necessary documents.

4) Choice Filling: After document verification you will be given access to their official website. Fill your preferred choices of institutes.

5)Seat Allotment: Based on various factors like number of candidates, cutoff, availability of seats, your MAH CET score, your preferences etc., the DTE Maharashtra conduct multiple rounds of seat allotment. If you a allotted a seat you will receive a provisional admission letter.

6) Payment of fees: Once you receive a letter, pay the required fees within the stipulated time.

7)Reporting to the Institute: At last you will need to report to ASM's Institute of Business Management and Research with the stipulated time. Complete all the admission formalities and submit all the necessary documents.

Please note these steps are general guidelines. Please visit the official website of the institute for the latest update regarding counselling.

Although MAH MBA CET is conducted for Maharashtra State candidates, students from rest of India can also appear for it. The exam is followed by a common counselling process called - Centralised Admission Process or CAP through which seats are allotted to candidates in MBA/MMS programmes offered by over 300 Maharashtra institutes. Read here all about MAH MBA CET 2024 exam.

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MAH MBA CET Result 2024 

The MAH MBA CET 2024 result will be announced online at the Maharashtra State CET Cell website. Candidates will be required to download their scorecard by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website: cetcell.mahacet.org
  • Click on the 'MBA/MMS scorecard download' section
  • Enter application number and date of birth
  • PDF result containing your name, registration number, MBA CET score and percentile will be displayed
  • Click on download and save your scorecard on the desktop

MAH MBA CET 2024 Highlights

MAH MBA CET is conducted in online mode at over 60 exam centres in Maharashtra and a few cities across India. Check key highlights of the exam below.

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

MAH MBA/MMS-CET or MAH-CET

Conducting Body

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Exam Level

Postgraduate exam at the state level

Exam Frequency

Annual

Mode of Exam

Computed Based Test (CBT)

Total Registrations

About 1 lakh

Courses offered through Entrance Exam

MBA/MMS/PGDM

Exam Fees

INR 1,000 (General category)

INR 800 (Reserved category)

Exam Duration

2.5 hours

Total Marks

200

Total Questions

200

Marking Scheme

One mark for each correct entry

Zero marks for each incorrect entry

Language/Medium of Exam

English

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, Prin. LN Welinkar, Balaji Institute of Modern Management, ITM Business School, etc.

No. of Test Cities

48

Official Website

https://cetcell.mahacet.org/

Contact Details

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State, Mumbai
8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A.K.Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai-400001

Helpline Number (10:00 AM to 06:00 PM)
  91-9513850008

MAH MBA CET 2024 Exam Dates

MAH MBA CET 2024 dates have been announced by the examination body. Check below MAH CET 2024 events and dates.

MAH CET 2024 Events

MBA CET Exam Date 2024

MAH MBA CET 2024 registrations

11-Jan-2024 to 12-Feb-2024

Admit card download starts

28-Feb-2024

MAH MBA CET 2024 exam

9-Mar-2024 to 11-Mar-2024

MBA CET answer key release and challenge

01-Apr-2024 to 03-Apr-2024

Final answer key release

14-May-2024

MAH MBA CET 2024 result declaration

15-May-2024

MAH CET CAP 2024 for MBA/MMS

First week of June to Third week of July 2024

MAH MBA CET Counselling

After the declaration of MAH MBA CET 2024 result, a counselling process will be held to allot seat to candidates in participating colleges. Officially called, the Centralised Admission Process or CAP, it will be conducted about two months after MBA CET 2024 result declaration. The MAH CET CAP process will include the following stages:

  • Online registration for MBA CAP
  • Round wise MAH MBA CET 2024 cut off releaseand seat allotment
  • Completion of admission formalities by candidates

Candidates who will pass the MAH CET 2024 will be eligible to participate in the CAP round. They will have to fill the online registration form for selecting colleges for admission. If they meet the college cut off, they will be allotted a seat in that college. Once the seat is allotted, the candidate will have to pay admission fee and complete other formalities. Candidates with CAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/GMAT scores can also participate in MAH CET CAP. But such candidates will have to register by paying INR 1000 as registration fees.

Also Read: What After MAH MBA CET result 2024?

MAH MBA CET Cut Offs

The MAH CET cut offs are released round wise during the CAP.  Check the below table for MBA CET cut offs of top MBA colleges accepting the exam score.

MBA Colleges

MBA CET Cut Offs

Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai

99.98

SIMSREE, Mumbai

99.95

Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai

99.89

S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai

99.68

Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune

99.67

Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

99.62

COEP Technological University

99.60

Chetana's Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

99.24

MET's Institute of Management, Mumbai

98.57

Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management, Mumbai

98.36

Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai

98.00

Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai

97.87

Indira College of Engineering & Management, Pune

97.79

Shree C. E. Society's Indira Institute of Management, Pune

96.49

Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai

96.49

Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute for Financial & Management Studies, Mumbai

96.06

S.C.E.S. Indira School Of Business Studies, Tathwade

95.88

St. Francis Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai

95.55

Indira Global Business School, Parandwadi Tq. Maval Dist. Pune

95.39

Fr. C. Rodrigues Inst. of Management. Studies, Vashi, Navi Mumbai

95.14

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MAH MBA CET Answer Key 2024

This year, the state CET cell has decided to release the official MAH MBA CET answer key along with question paper and candidate response sheet. The examination body will also allow candidates to raise objection against the official answers, if they have a valid reason. The MAH MBA CET 2024 answer key was released at the exam website on April 1, 2024 and the objection window was open till April 3, 2024.

MAH MBA CET answer key 2024 dates

MAH MBA CET answer key 2024 dates

Check here, how to download MAH CET answer key and raise objection:

  • Go to cet.cell.mahacet.org
  • Go to login page
  • Enter login credentials and go to Objection Tracking tab
  • Check the official answer key for MAH MBA CET 2024
  • Raise objection in the objection tracking window
MAH MBA CET answer key 2024 objection window

MAH MBA CET answer key 2024 objection

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MAH MBA CET Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university
  • The minimum score required is 50 per cent in aggregate (at least 45 per cent in case of reserved category candidates).
  • Final year students awaiting their result are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates appearing for CAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA can apply for MAH CET counselling.

Also Read: MAH CET Eligibility Criteria for MBA/MMS

MAH MBA CET 2024 Registration cum Application Process

MAH CET MBA/MMS application forms can be filled in online mode only. Candidates have to fill the MAH CET registration cum application form at the Maharashtra CET website.

  • Go to Maharashtra State CET Cell website
  • Click on ‘New Registration’ tab
  • Read instructions and click on ‘I accept and proceed’ tab
  • Enter personal details and a password
  • Click on save and proceed
  • Log in with application number generated and password
  • Enter personal details, domicile and category
  • Upload required document for proof of identity
  • Upload photo and signature
  • Enter test city preference
  • Pay application fee of INR 1,000 to complete the process

Also Read: MAH CET MBA 2024 eligibility criteria

MAH MBA CET Syllabus and Pattern 2024

MAH CET MBA/MMS syllabus and pattern are similar to other MBA entrance exams. Check the below table for highlights of latest MBA CET syllabus and pattern.

MAH MBA CET Syllabus and Pattern

Details

Number of sections, questions and marks

Logical Reasoning

75 questions

 75 marks

Abstract Reasoning

25 questions

25 marks

Quantitative Aptitude

50 questions

50 marks

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

50 questions

50 marks

Exam duration

150 minutes

Mode of examination

Computer Based Test

Medium of examination

English

Marking scheme

One mark for each correct answer

No negative marking

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MAH MBA CET Preparation 2024

Aspirants must start preparing for the MBA CET exams about 8-9 months before, so that they have ample time to cover the syllabus and practice a good number of sample questions. The difficulty level of MAH CET MBA is moderate and there is more emphasis on Logical Reasoning. So, candidates must plan their MAH MBA CET preparation strategy accordingly. They can opt for coaching or self study as per their choice or stronghold on the MAH CET MBA syllabus. 

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MAH MBA CET Admit Card 2024

The MAH MBA CET admit card 2024 has been released in online mode at the exam website. Candidates are required to download their MAH MBA CET admit card by using their login credentials. Check the process below:

  • Go to the MBA/MMS 2024 website or click here
  • or click here
  • Click on 'download admit card/hall ticket'
  • Enter MBA CET 2024 application number and date of birth
  • Go to admit card option on dashboard
  • Download your MBA CET hall ticket
  • Take out two prints of the admit card
MAH MBA CET admit card 2024 email

MAH MBA CET admit card 2024 email

Also Read: MAH MBA CET 2024 exam dates revised; check here

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FAQs on MAH MBA CET 2024

Q: When will MAH MBA CET result 2024 be announced?

A: MAH MBA CET 2024 result is expected to be announced anytime soon. The result cum scorecard will be available for download at the cetcell.mahacet.org website. Candidates will be able to download it by using their application number and password. The scorecard will be available for download until the end of CAP process. 

Q: What is the MAH MBA CET cut off for JBIMS?

A: The MAH MBA CET cut off for JBIMS is usually around 99.98 percentile. The MAH MBA CET cut offs are released roundwise during counselling process. The cut offs are released up to 2-3 rounds and JBIMS cut offs remain unchanged from first to last round.

What is the MBA CET 2024 exam date?

A: MBA CET 2024 was held on March 9, 10 and 11, 2024. The Maharashtra State CET Cell had earlier announced the exam dates as March 23 and 24, 2024, but later revised it. The exam was held in 2 sessions on all three days. The exam slot was allotted to registered candidates by the examination authority.

What is the exam pattern for MBA CET 2024?

A: MBA CET 2024 was conducted in computer based test mode at designated examination centres. The MBA CET 2024 question paper had 200 questions in MCQ format on VARC, Quantitative Aptitude, Abstract Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. The questions appeared in sections and were of moderate difficulty level. The duration of MBA CET was 2.5 hours.

What is the fee for MBA CET 2024?

A: The MBA CET 2024 fee is INR 1000 for General and All India category students and INR 800 for Reserved and Maharashtra State category students. The fee is to be paid at the time of MBA CET application form submission. The fee can be paid online via debit/credit card or net banking. Candidates must note that the fee is non-refundable.

Is CET MBA exam easy?

A: One can say that the CET MBA exam is easier than CAT or XAT, as the difficulty level is moderate. However, the types of questions asked in MAH MBA CET may pose a challenge to unprepared candidates. The MAH CET is mainly dominated by Reasoning questions and some of the Reasoning questions often pose challenge.

Is it easy to crack MBA CET?

A: If you have a good command on Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude, then you will find MBA CET an easy exam. The VARC questions of MAH MBA CET are usually easy and doable even for candidates from engineering background. However, you need to prepare for it for at least 6 months to be able to solve the questions with ease and confidence.  

Q: What is the MAH MBA CET 2024 registration last date?

A: MAH MBA CET 2024 registration last date was February 12, 2024. The registration process for MBA CET 2024 started on January 11, 2024 and the deadline was January 31, 2024. The authorities extended the registration process till February 6 and then again till February 12, 2024.

Q: When will MAH MBA CET 2024 admit card be released?

A: MAH MBA CET 2024 admit card was released on February 28, 2024. The admit card was available for download through login. Candidates must preserve their MAH MBA CET admit card until the end of admission process as it can be required for document verification.

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