MAH CET result 2021: Check merit list, cut-offs & more

  • By Sneha Dasgupta
  • 6 October 2021
mahcet result

5800 students unlocked their dream jobs with UG/PG programs in top colleges. Apply Now!

MAH CET Result Highlights

MAH CET Result 2021 – The candidates who have appeared for MAH CET 2021 on September 16, 17, and 18, 2021 will be able to see their results and download the scorecard on the official website. MAH CET results will be released on October 5, 2021. The result will be available on the official website for download after the announcement of release is made. 

Candidates will be able to download the MAH CET answer keys for all paper codes shortly after the exam is concluded. The answer key lists the correct answers to the questions asked in this state entrance test and helps the students predict their score even before the announcement of the final result. The students can access these MAH CET 2021 answer keys online by visiting the official website –

MAH CET Result 2021 Important Dates

We have listed below all the important dates with regard to MAH CET Results 2021. 

Admit card release 10 September 2021 onwards
Date of exam 16, 17 & 18 September 2021
Date of results 5 October 2021
Admission process starts 5 October 2021 onwards

How to Download MAH CET Results

After the results are released, candidates can follow a few simple steps to check their results and download the scorecard. The result can be checked only in the online mode and physical copies are never dispatched. The steps to download MAH CET results have been given below.

  1. Go to the official website 
  2. Click on MBA/MMS CET 2021 option
  3. On the next page, click on the MAH CET results tab
  4. Your MAT CET 2021 result will be available for download as a PDF
  5. Save it and take several print-out for college admissions

Details Mentioned on the MAH CET Scorecard

After the MAH scorecard is released, candidates can use it to apply to different government and private management colleges in Maharashtra. The scorecard is an important document that will be necessary to complete the formalities of admission. The following are mentioned on the MAH CET scorecard. 

  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll number of candidate
  • Registration number of the candidate
  • Rank achieved on all India basis
  • Overall percentile

How to Calculate MAH CET Results

There is a set of criteria that acts as guiding principles in the calculation of MAH CET results. The first task in understanding the method is to know them. We have listed the guiding principles as bullet points below.

Guidelines for Calculating MAH CET Scores

  • There is 1 mark for every correct answer and 0 marks for every wrong answer
  • There is no negative marking in the MAH CET exam
  • The total number of correct answers is the ‘Corrected Score’ 
  • The scores are normalized across the 3 sessions - this is called ‘Equated Score’
  •  The scores are reported up to two decimal points

The Formula for Calculating MAH CET Scores

The following formula is used to calculate the final percentile score of a candidate. 

MAH CET Percentile score = 100* (Number of candidates in the exam with normalized marks <= the candidate) / Total number of candidates in the exam 

 MAH CET Cut-offs

Cut-offs at different colleges accepting MAH CET scores are released after the results are declared. Based on the trends in cut-offs in the previous years, it is possible to make predictions about the range of cut-offs in MAH CET 2021. 

We have given below a list of expected cut-offs in the top colleges accepting MAH CET scores.  

Sr. No. Institutes Expected cut-offs
1 Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai (SIMSREE) Above 99 percentile
2 Department of Management Sciences, Pune (PUMBA) Up to 99 percentile
3 Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 98 - 99 Percentile
4 Chetana’s Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai 97- 98 Percentile
5 Lala Lajpat Rai Institute of Management, Mumbai 97 Percentile
6 IES Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai 96 - 97 Percentile
7 Rizvi Institute of Management, Mumbai Up to 96 percentile
8 FLAME University 95 - 96 percentile
9 MIT World Peace University 96 percentile
10 Don Bosco Institute of Management and Research (DBIMR) Up to 95 percentile

Factors Affecting MAH CET Cut-offs

Since cut-offs vary every year, it is impossible to predict with complete accuracy how the cut-offs will be this year. However, it is important to know the factors on which the cut-offs for the MAH CET exam depend. You can find them in the list below: 

  • Total number of candidates appearing for MAH CET
  • Number of candidates qualifying the pass marks
  • Number of available seats
  • The difficulty level of the MAH CET exam

MAH CET Admission Process

Admission through the MAH CET exam is conducted by the State Joint Entrance Test Cell. There is a Centralised Admission Process for MAH CET where candidates are offered seats through a common counselling portal. So, the first step in the admission process is to successfully complete the counselling process. After that, the colleges shortlist candidates who meet their criteria for further rounds of selection. 

The process of counselling is carried out in three rounds. In the final round, the admission is confirmed and the seat is finalised. We have given a round-wise list of steps involved in the MAH CET admission process.

Round 1 of MAH CET Counselling

  1. Candidates need to report to the admission centre as per the allotment made
  2. Complete formalities by providing the relevant documents and paying the counselling fee

 Round 2 of MAH CET Counselling

  1. Provisional vacant seats will be released based on the first round
  2. Candidates need to submit an online form to confirm their participation for further processes
  3. Reporting to the counselling centre and completing the formalities by submitting relevant documents and paying the exam fee

Round 3 of MAH CET Counselling

  1. The vacant seats for round 3 will be released first
  2. Candidates need to fill up a form online confirming their participation
  3. If the seat is allotted, then candidates need to report to the exam centre to finalise it
  4. Next, the candidates have to report to the institute and confirm their admission 

Documents to Carry on the Day of Selection

After a seat is confirmed at a management institute, the final formalities will be left for the candidates to complete. Several documents related to the candidates' records are required to complete this process. The documents are verified on the day of selection, as a result, candidates must produce them in original. 

At times, colleges ask for photocopies along with the originals for archival purposes. The following documents are likely to require on the day of selection for MAH CET admission.

  1. Class 10 and 12 Marksheets
  2. Graduation mark sheet
  3. Copy of the MAH CET scorecard
  4. Domicile certificate (if applicable)
  5. Category certificate (If applicable)
  6. A government photo ID proof
  7. Copy of the MAH CET admit card

Top Colleges Accepting MAH CET Scores

With the MAH CET score, you can get admission into over 300 participating institutes in Maharashtra and other states as well. We have given a list of the top 5 colleges in Maharashtra and other states that accept MAH CET scores for admission into various management courses. 

  1. K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
  2. SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai
  3. Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (JBIMS)
  4. Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai
  5. FLAME University

About Sunstone 

Sunstone is a leading higher education service provider that works with academic institutions in up-skilling students to boost their employability. With an aim to contribute to a future-ready workforce across diverse domains who possess practical skills, Sunstone gives students an immersive opportunity to work with industry leaders on live projects and internships.

Sunstone is committed to democratising opportunities and helping higher education aspirants achieve the future they envision by connecting learning and career growth with better opportunities through a fluid skill-development experience. Sunstone’s training programs are designed for hybrid delivery with an unparalleled focus on soft skills and personality development. 

Currently, Sunstone offers career-oriented training interventions for undergraduate and postgraduate students at 30+ institutions across 25 cities.

Must Read

  1. Management skills employers look for
  2. How to become industry-ready and earn high salary?
  3. Frequently asked GD/PI questions
  4. Worth of an MBA degree under threat? 
  5. Do business school rankings really matter?

FAQs About MAH CET 2021 Answer Key

How do I check my MAH CET 2021 answer key?

You can check your MAH CET 2021 answer key by following these easy steps:
Click Here to download the MAH CET 2021 answer keys.

On the redirected page, look for the answer key matching your question paper code.

Click on it and download the PDF file.

Open this downloaded file in a PDF reader and start matching your answers.

Is MAH CET easier than CAT?

Since MAH CET is a state-level exam, it is considered relatively easier than CAT, which is a national-level exam. More candidates appear for the CAT exam than MAH CET which also makes the difficulty level of CAT higher than MAH CET.

What is the highest score in MAH CET 2021?

The all-India topper of MAH CET 2021 is Shashank Chandrahas Prabhu, who has obtained a score of 159/200 with 99.99 percentile. The second rank holder is Ankit Udit Thakker with a score of 155/200 with 99.99 percentile. The third rank has been secured by Akansha Srivastava with a score of 153/200 with 99.99 percentile

How can I check my MAH CET Result?

MAH results can be checked by visiting the official website of MAH CET. The link to download the scorecard will the there on the home page. Candidates just have to enter the login credentials and click submit to view and download their MAH CET results. 

Which colleges accept MAH CET scores?

There are over 300 institutes accepting MAH CET scores. You can apply for the institutes of your choice through the Common Admission Process (CAP) conducted by the State Joint Entrance Test cell. If you clear the cut-offs, you will be called for the next rounds of admission.

Take the first step towards your dream job.

Enter a world of


Apply for graduate or postgraduate program and shape your career now!

Full Name
Mobile Number
I want to pursue