MAH CET 2017 MBA Exam Pattern

The MAH CET 2017 MBA Exam Pattern specifies the structure of the exam which will help the student to prepare and plan in advance for the examination.  The MAH CET commonly known as Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a state level exam. The exam pattern specifies the candidates about the duration of the exam, language of paper, total number and type of questions, marking scheme etc. Applicant can fill the application form online from the official website from February, 2017. The MAH CET 2017 MBA is going to be conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE). The selection procedure will be on the basis of the marks scored by the applicant in CET and GDPI round will be conducted by respective college. The MAH CCET 2017 exam shall be conducted in the month of March, 2017. Applicants can check the exam pattern before appearing for the examination below.

MAH CET 2017 MBA Exam Pattern

The paper consists of 200 multiple choice objective type questions and it is computer based exam.

The length of the exam will be 150 minutes.

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The question paper is set in English only.

For each right answer 1 mark will be added and no marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

MAH CET 2017 MBA Syllabus

  • Verbal ability
  • Reading Compression
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Data sufficiency
  • Data interpretation
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-verbal reasoning

MAH CET 2017 MBA Exam Dates

Registration for MAH MBA / MMS CET 2017 begins February 2017, second week
Last date to apply online February 2017, last week
Online fee payment ends February 2017, last week
Issue of Admit Card / Hall Ticket through candidate’s login of successfully registered candidates. March 2017, first week


Date of Online MAH MBA / MMS CET 2017 March 2017, third week
MAH MBA CET 2017 Result declaration March 2017, last week

87 thoughts on “MAH CET 2017 MBA Exam Pattern

  1. Sunil Dsouza says:

    I am 23 years old and i want to apply for fulltime MBA. Will i be able to apply for CET and when can i register for it

  2. Prasad more says:

    Hii my name is Prasad I want to do correspondence MBA in finance from Mumbai university so is there is compulsory to give cet exam?

  3. Riddhi Jain says:

    Am i supposed to give CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT or other exams as well?

  4. Siddharth Vadoliya says:

    Can you help us with list of top MBA colleges in Mumbai who are accepting CET scores.

    • Hi,
      The top MBA colleges in Mumbai accepting CET scores are:
      Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
      Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai
      Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai
      ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai
      KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai

  5. how much do i need to score(approx) in CET to get into PUMBA?
    i am from delhi

  6. Akshay Kharche says:

    hi, i m a engineering final year student. I want to give mah-cet for b-school but currently i m 20 yrs old and i.e.21 running So am i eligible for the entrance exam>

  7. sandip jambhalkar says:

    can you help us with list of top mba college in pune

    • Hi,
      The list of top mba colleges in Pune are as follows:
      1. Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune, Pune
      2. MAEER’s MIT School of Business, Pune
      3. Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune
      4. Vishwakarma Institute of Management, Pune
      5. Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Pune
      6. MIT School of Telecom Management, Pune
      7. IBS Business School, Pune

  8. mohit bhalerao says:

    hi my name is mohit and i wanted to ask whether there is negative marking in mah cet ?

  9. Hi i am 27 year old can i get addmission in MBA

  10. Neha Nabar says:

    Hi m neha… cet exam applicable for distance n regular both MBA admission…..pls give eligible age also

  11. Hi I am Prarthana,I have completed my BE in telecom,can u suggest me which mba side will be useful for me ,as per my qualification.

  12. Hie I want to know what is the cut offs for JBIMS usually..
    The score as well as percentile pls

    • Hi,
      The cut-offs for JBIMS are as follows:
      Category CAT Percentile MH-CET Percentile
      General 95 95.37
      Reserved 75 90
      PH 75 85
      PIO and children of Indian workers in gulf countries 85 85

  13. What’s is eligibility criteria for final year students

  14. Sneha jadhav says:

    Which are the top colleges in pune who accept mh cet score??

    • Hi,
      Sri Balaji Society’s Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM) & Indira Institute of Management (IIMP) are the top colleges located in Pune which accept MH CET scores.

  15. Prasad N. Ingale says:

    Hi….I am Prasad.
    I completed And similarly Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Which MBA is best for me….MBA in finance or MBA in operation management???

  16. Surbhi Karmankar says:

    Hi, I am graduated as an engineering in branch Computer science and engineering, so which branch will be suitable for me in mba

    • Hi,
      You can opt to do MBA in any of the following streams:
      MBA Engineering
      Human resource management
      Information Technology
      project management
      International business

  17. Sejal Maru says:

    Hi, i m sejal, i want to know that which are the best college in mumbai for MBA and eligible criteria for reserve catagory.

  18. hi,
    i am Payal. I want to know which stream in MBA is suitable for me. I completed my graduation in BMS(bachelor of management studies). & note that i have done my 12th from science stream than i switched to BMS. Except finance in which stream i can apply?

    • Hi,
      You can select any of the following streams of MBA:
      1.International trade
      3.Human resources
      5.Information Technology

  19. NIMESH GOHIL says:

    Hi, can you suggest me some good books for preparation for the cet17.

    • Hi,
      Some of the best books to prepare for MAH CET 2017 MBA are as follows:

      • Target MHCET (MBA/MMS) – Past papers + 6 Mock Tests, by Disha Publications.

      • MH-CET(MBA/MMS) Entrance Guide, by Disha Publications

      • The Pearson Guide to CET : MBA Maharashtra by Vandana Thorpe

      • Maharashtra MBA CET Guide by RPH Editorial Board / Priyanka Prakashan

      • Maharashtra MBA CET Books by CETking

      • Study material on all sections of MBA CET Maharashtra by Chandresh Agarwal

      • MBA Entrance Guide by Verma

  20. Hi,
    I am 27 year old, currently working in service provider industry in IT, I have completed BSc biotech. Please suggest the best suitable MBA category which can enhance my skills?
    Also if part time MBA should be done through college? Or is it ok to apply for online MBA?

    • Hi,
      You can pursue any of the following:
      MBA in Information Technology
      MBA in Telecommunications
      MBA in Media
      MBA in Services
      MBA – Business Administration
      MBA – Business Management
      MBA – Clinical Research
      MBA – Construction Management
      MBA – Economics
      MBA – Fashion Designing
      MBA – Finance
      MBA – Health Care
      MBA in Finance
      Special Management Programs
      MBA in Finance
      MBA in Health
      MBA in Consultancy
      MBA – Hospital Administration
      MBA – Hospitality Management
      MBA – Hotel Management
      MBA – Human Resources ( HR)
      MBA – Information Technology
      MBA – Infrastructure Management
      MBA – Insurance & Risk Management
      MBA – International Business
      MBA – Logistics
      MBA – Marketing
      MBA – Materials Management

  21. Hi I am Meet
    I wanted to know what is th aggregate percentage required in TY Bcom to secure seat in JBIMS.

  22. vandita kabdule says:

    What is cut off of CET exm every year approximately?

  23. I have completed my graduation in bcom (Accounting & Finance)2015 and which MBA would be suitable for me?

  24. Hrishikesh Patil says:

    Hi my name is hrishikesh i have done my engineering in Computer field and working as a software trainee in a software company.I am planning to do MBA in 2017.Can you suggest me which specialization will be suitable for me???

  25. Konika Momaya says:

    Hi my name is Konika i wanted to know whether the subjects of CAT and CET are same or different?

  26. do they have any examination center in jaipur?

  27. Hrishikesh patil says:

    Hi My name is Hrishikesh i have done engineering in computer branch.Doing MBA is good option for me?If yes then which specialization is suitable for me

  28. Sherly Mani says:

    Hey ! I’m Sherly. I’m doing BMM FY currently.
    I wanted to know if all colleges in Mumbai like MET bandra, weilngar etc accept CET scores or do they require CAT, XAT, GMAT etc
    Also how much scope does MBA in marketing and media have in terms of salary ( 1 lakh)?

  29. Hii
    I have completed my Bsc from PCM which is best suitable categary of MBA for me

  30. vikrant verma says:

    birthdate:- 20/08/1996.
    am i eligible?

  31. Hi…I wanted to know whether cet exam has to be supplemented by a good cat score as well or if only a good score in cet examination will help me get into JBIMS….

  32. Hey,
    I am Shubani, i will complete my graduation in bcom in 2017. I will be 20 in feb 2017.m I eligible to appear CET in 2017.

  33. Lana Dopaishi says:

    Hi my name is lana. I did my bachelors in mass media. I want to do my MBA in Human Resources. If i give the CET exams in 2017, will that be enough to get admission or do i have to give CAT or GMAT as well?

  34. Ayushi Raj says:

    hi am graduated this year i.e,2016 and my age is 20 am i eligible for cet mah. 2017

  35. will this exam be valid in karnataka as well?
    if i need to take admission over there.

  36. hi I am pranay I was completed my education in BA ( bachelor of art) so I can do MBA

  37. hi am graduated last year i.e 2015 and my age is 22 ..please tell me registration date of MBA CET 2017…and also tell me full procedure how to apply MBA CET…

  38. Sonika Juneja says:

    Hi I am not from Maharashtra so will I be eligible for giving the exam???Is there any fixed seats for the Maharashtra candidate???
    One more thing the exam has negative marking or not???

  39. Sonika Juneja says:

    Also please tell me if there is any sectional cutoff or not ??

  40. VENU RATHOD says:

    Hie,I am graduated in civil engineering . Which course in MBA would be suitable according to my field?

  41. Hii am umesh am final year in b com am satiesfay to MBA CET yes ya no

  42. hi I am doing a job, I want to do full time MBA from pumba, is it possible & How ?

  43. mugdha jaitpal says:

    Hi,i have 5 years of experience which MBA is suitable for me??also what exams should i give??also m looking at less expensive college..
    Please advice!

  44. Mayur Chouksey says:

    hi i have done & i want make my carrier in IT field. I am planning to do MBA in IT is it good for me after done my MBA IT, will i get the job in IT field after done this…?

  45. Vishnu Shaji says:

    Hi , I am Vishnu i would like to register for the MAH CET EXAM for MBA, May i know the dates of registration and further procedure to select the centre.


  47. Hii may i know the dates fot registration

  48. Hi Sir..
    I have completed my graduation in BSc Chemistry… So which course in MBA is suitable for me ??

  49. tejas jadhav says:

    hi im tejas im in final yr engineering in electronics and tele. so which mba would b better for me to get a well package job ?

  50. Yogesh Shivnekar says:

    Hi, i am student of BA ECONOMICS, which branch suitable for me in mba

  51. Rohit Patekar says:

    Hi I am in final year can I eligible for exam this year?

  52. Onkar Mhatre says:

    hi , my name is onkar,, i have completed my bsc in hospitality management and have a experince of 3 years working in the industry … shall i opt for mba in operations or mba in marketing.

  53. Ajinkya Pande says:

    im graduated from pune university, and im having less than 45% in my gradution,can i get addmission for mba in pune uneversity

  54. Pranjal mishra says:

    i m 20yrs months right now so can i writeexam and if i score good marks than i will b called or not as i have heard 21 is legal age to apply n slect?

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