MAH CET MBA CAP Registration, Dates, Cut Off

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 1 March 2023
MAH CET MBA CAP Registration, Dates, Cut Off

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Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra, conducts the MAH MBA CET exam or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test. It is an important state-level exam for MBA course admissions in more than 330 MBA colleges in Maharashtra. For MBA admission to various top colleges, the State CET Cell will conduct the exam on behalf of the Maharashtra Government. 

There are 47 test centres in India for the MAH CET MBA CAP entrance exam. The Centralised Admission Process (CAP) offered admission to 36000 test takers into the MBA program in Maharashtra last year, out of more than 132000 applications.

Find all about the MAH CET MBA CAP entrance exam registration, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, cut-off and seat allotment below.


  • The MAH-SCETC or Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell conducts MAH MBA CET each year for shortlisting candidates for MBA admission to top MBA colleges in Maharashtra.
  • MAH MBA CET tests candidates' skills in four sections: VARC, Logical and Abstract Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • According to the official website, MBA CET 2023 will occur on March 18 and 19, 2023.
  • Make a strategic study plan to ace MBA CET in the upcoming session if you are interested in joining state-level MBA colleges in Maharashtra.
  • This Common Entrance Test is a computer-based exam for entry to MBA programs.
  • MBA CET Exam 2023 registration will begin during the second week of February 2023.

MAH CET participating colleges will conduct the MBA CAP round based on the scores of candidates who clear the cutoff.


CAP Rounds



  • Candidates whose names appear in the first allotment list will not be eligible for further CAP rounds.
  • The candidate will be responsible for confirming their admission to the institute assigned to them.
  • The filled CAP round 1 seat will no longer be available for subsequent rounds.


  • The names of candidates who get allotment in the first seven stages will not be allowed to participate in subsequent rounds of CAP selection.
  • Candidates must confirm their admission at their allotted institutes.
  • The filled CAP round 2 seats will no longer be available for subsequent rounds.


  • Non-Maharashtra candidates are not eligible to participate in CAP round 3.
  • Seats from rounds 1 and 2 will carry forward to round 3 of CAP.
  • Candidates must then confirm their assigned seats at the college.

MAH MBA CET CAP Round 2023 – Registration and Seat Allotment

Below are the four steps of the MBA CET CAP round 2023:

Step 1: Candidate registration

  • Create an account on the official website by registering as a new user.
  • Use the same login credentials to upload documents and complete the CAP form on the official website.
  • Scan and upload the required documents (passport-size photo and signature in recommended dimensions) along with your application.
  • Print the completed application form and send it by speed/registered mail or visit the Facilitation Centre to verify documents and confirm submission.
  • Upon verification of the application form, candidates will receive an acknowledgement of fee payment.

Step 2: Provisional merit list announcement

  • After submitting the application forms, DTE will announce the provisional merit list and MBA CET cut-offs.
  • Applicants can submit grievances and required documents to the same Facilitation Center, where they verify their application.

Step 3: Final merit list announcement

  • DTE will announce the final merit list and available seats in all three CAP rounds.
  • A candidate appearing for any MAH CET CAP round must report to the ARC (Admission Reporting Center) for document verification and admission confirmation.

Step 4: Seat Allotment

  • The exam conducting body will allocate seats according to the candidate's rank on the merit list.
  • Students issued a seat according to their first preference must accept and freeze it, as they cannot participate in further rounds of the CAP process.

Regarding seat allocation and acceptance, candidates have the following options:




Seats allotted to candidates according to their first choice will not be available for participation in subsequent CAP rounds.


Candidates who are satisfied with their seats can freeze and avoid participation in further rounds.


Candidates unsatisfied with their CAP allotment can participate in the next round.

MAH CET MBA CAP – Application Fee Details


Application Fee

Applicants from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), and J&K Migrants.

₹ 1000

Candidates belonging to the backward Categories (SC, ST, VJ/DT-NT(A), NT(B, C & D), OBC, SBC, SEBC) and Persons with Disabilities only from Maharashtra State.

₹ 800

MAH CET MBA CAP Round – Important Dates

Below are the important dates of MAH CET MBA CAP 2023.


Important dates

MAH MBA CET 2023 Notification Release

Jan 8, 2023

Registration start date

The second week of Feb 2023

Last date to apply


Admit card download

1st week of March 2023 (Expected)

Last date to download admit card

Third week of March 2023 (Expected)

MAH MBA CET exam date

March 18th and 19th 2023

Result declaration

March 31, 2023 (Expected)

MAH CET MBA CAP – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

  • Candidates must know the MAH CET exam patterns and syllabus before they begin their preparations. Herewith you will find a complete description of the MAH CET paper pattern.
  • The three sections of the MAH CET syllabus are logical and abstract reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and verbal ability.
  • For each question, there will be five options for the multiple-choice MBA CET 2023.
  • The medium of the MAH CET exam is English.
  • The total duration of the exam is 120 minutes. The exam used to last 150 minutes earlier.
  • Incorrect responses do not result in negative markings.


  • To be eligible for admission, students must achieve the cutoff marks in the exam.
  • Students can check the MAH CET cutoff for various categories on the official website.
  • Various factors, such as the number of seats, the number of candidates who appear, the difficulty level, etc., are considered when determining the cutoff mark.
  • On average, MAH CET MBA cutoffs reach 99.99 percentiles, while the lowest cutoffs are usually around 60 percentiles.
  • The highest MBA CET cutoff in 2022 was 99.98 percentile for JBIMS, followed by 99.95 percentile for SIMSREE.


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FAQ - MAH CET MBA CAP: Registration, Dates, Cut Off

How many cap rounds are there in MBA CET?

Three CAP rounds are there in MBA CET.

What is a good rank in MBA CET?

A 99+ percentile or 99.5+ percentile in the MAH MBA CET is a good rank for an MBA CET.

What is a CAP seat?

CAP seats are filled in through the common admission process of MBA MAH CET entrance exams carried out by the state DTE.

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