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MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Exam Date, Registrations, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and Results

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MAH M.Arch CET is a state level examination conducted for admissions in postgraduate courses for architecture in the colleges situated in Maharashtra. The DTE, Maharashtra is the conducting authority for this examination. The basic eligibility criteria to appear in MAH M.Arch CET is to have a bachelor degree in architecture with at least 50% aggregate marks(45% for SC/ST candidates) from an AICTE recognized institution. The entrance exam is conducted online every year around the month of July. Candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination of B.Arch can also apply for MAH M.Arch CET 2021.

  • CET Cell Mumbai will open the form submission window for MAH M.Arch CET 2021 tentatively in March 2021. Apply here

  • MAH M.Arch CET 2021 Admit Card will be released in May 2021. Read more

  • MAH M.Arch CET 2021 will now be conducted between October 27, 2021. This is the fourth time that the date of examination has been rescheduled.

  • MAH M.Arch CET 2021 Results will be announced in June 2021. Check Results here

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Exam Highlights

The examination will be conducted only in online mode. The application process for the examination shall be completely online and no other modes of application will be accepted. Some important features of the examination are mentioned below:

Registration Registration process for MAH M.Arch CET 2021 will start in March 2021 and the last to date to submit the application will be April 2021
Syllabus for entrance exam The syllabus comprises five main topics-Building Technology, Environment, Architecture History and Humanities, Settlement, design and planning, and Current Architecture Practice. These are almost similar to the B.Arch syllabus studied at graduation level.
Validity of Exam The exam is accepted by all the government aided as well as unaided institutes subjected to the recognition as per the act. The seats will be allotted to the candidates through a centralized admission process
Reservation Criteria The reservations for backward class and persons with disabilities are available only for the students belonging to Maharashtra. Candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT(NT-A, NT-B, NT-C, NT-D), OBC, SBC and SEBC categories domiciled in the state of Maharashtra are eligible to avail reservation.

Exam Dates

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Exam Date

Events Dates
Release of Application Form March 2021
Last date to apply April 2021
Release of admit card May 2021
Date of examination Last week of May 2021
Declaration of results June 2021

Eligibility Criteria

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria to appear in MAH M.Arch CET are mentioned below:

  1. Only Indian nationals can apply

  2. Must have a bachelor degree in architecture from an institute recognised by AICTE or council of architecture or central or state government.

  3. Minimum marks in graduation shall be 50%(45% in case of backward class and PwD students belonging to the state of Maharashtra only)

  4. The students appearing for final year degree examination can also apply.

Registration Details

MAH M.Arch CET 2021:Registration and Application 

Candidates have to register online on the official website of the state CET cell.All the personal and academic details are required to be entered in the form.Application shall be filled only through online mode and no other modes of application will be valid.The steps to fill the application form are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of state CET cell

  • Click on ‘MAH M.Arch CET 2021’

  • Click on ‘click here for new registration/login’

  • A new window will appear in which click again at ‘click here for new registration’

  • Enter the details in the required fields

  • Upload scanned copy of passport sized photograph and signature

  • Pay the amount of application through online mode of payments

  • Submit the application and print the acknowledgement for future reference

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Application Fee

The amount of application is less for the reserved category.The discounted amount will not be applicable to any backward class or differently abled students who do not belong to the state of Maharashtra.

Category Amount
General candidates of Maharashtra 1000.00 INR
ST/SC/OBC/PwD/SBC/SEBC/EWS candidates of Maharashtra  800.00 INR
All candidates outside Maharashtra 1000.00 INR

Patten and Syllabus

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The examination will be conducted in online mode only. All the questions in the online exam will be in MCQ form and each question will carry two marks. For all the questions there will be 5 options out of which one will be the correct answers. There shall be no penalty for incorrect answers or unanswered questions. Total time allotted for online exam will be 60 minutes and the medium of examination will be English language only. The questions will basically cover the course structure studied by the candidates at the graduate level. The syllabus for the exam will consist of topics like Building Technology, Environment, Architecture history, Settlement, design and planning, and Current Architecture Practice. From every topic, there will be 10 questions of 2 marks each and the total number of questions will be 50. In case of any unforeseen circumstances, the authority may conduct an offline mode of test. The candidates will be intimated if any such occurrence came into action. In case of scribe, the candidate shall bring duly filled scribe form and the candidates have to arrange the scribe on their own. A person entitled as a scribe for a candidate cannot be a scribe for any other candidate. In case if any rules regarding the scribe violated by any candidate then the candidature for scribe and the concerned candidate will be cancelled.

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Syllabus

The syllabus will cover the topics which the candidate has studied at the graduate level. There are mainly five topics prescribed for the exam-Building Technology, Environment, Architecture History and Humanities, Settlement, design and planning, and Current Architecture Practice. Every section will carry 10 questions of 2 marks each. The detailed syllabus is discussed below:

Subject Topic
Building technology Building systems, building science and services, the concept of green building, and construction material
Environment Concept and ecology and landscape design, Environmental laws and regulations, Environment Design and strategy with respect to site
Architecture History and Humanities Awareness of art and culture and architectural theory, major architecture movement in the world, the architecture movement in India
Settlement, Design and Planning Urbanization, urbanism, urban and rural system, infrastructure planning, theory and history
Current Architecture Practice Awareness of national building code, town planning laws and development control regulation,knowledge of regulatory and professional bodies on architecture.

Admit Card

MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Admit Card

The admit card for MAH M.Arch CET 2021 is likely to be released by 2nd week of May 2021. The admit card will be released when the date of the examination will be finalized. Admit card can be downloaded online from the official website of the exam conducting authority. Candidates are supposed to download and print the admit card as no hard copy of admit card shall be sent to any candidate through post. Candidates can download the admit card online by entering registration id and password. The admit card is one of the most important documents related to the exam. Without an admit card no candidate shall be allowed to enter the examination hall. Admit card contains the personal details of the candidate including photograph, signature and the exam roll number. It has all the details regarding the venue and schedule of the examination.

Direct Link to download MAH M.Arch CET Admit Card


MAH M.Arch CET 2021: Results

Candidates can check and download the results/scorecard from the official website. The result for MAH M.Arch CET 2021 is likely to be declared around the 2nd  week of June 2021. Candidates can check their result online by entering the registration id/roll number and password.

The conducting authority will release the merit list soon after the results based on the performance of the candidate in the online examination.

  • Sectional and overall marks both will be considered while calculating the rank of the candidate.
  • After the declaration of results candidates have to submit the application acknowledgment through the centralized admission process.
  • Seats will be allotted to the candidates considering the rank secured and the choices preferred by them.
  • The document verification process will be conducted separately at the colleges.

Direct Link to Check MAH M.Arch CET 2021 Results

MAH M.Arch CET 2021 Counselling

MAH M.Arch CET is conducted for admissions in all the government as well as private colleges and universities that are situated in the state of Maharashtra only. There are no single window counseling procedures for admission and allotment of seats in the colleges. After the declaration of result candidates can apply for the colleges individually according to their preferences. Candidates must check individual eligibility criteria and the cutoff for the colleges in which they are applying for admission.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What are the new dates for MAH M.Arch CET 2021?

Ans. As per the last year trends, MAH M.Arch CET 2021 will be conducted in Last week of May 2021. The registration and application process will be active from March 2021.

Question: Can I apply in offline mode?

Ans. The application procedure is completely online and no offline form is available. Also, the candidates are required to submit the form online and no hard copy shall be sent through the post.

Question: Can I make the payment through e-challan?

Ans. The payment for application shall be made online through debit/credit card, net banking or e-wallets. Any offline mode of payment shall not be accepted.

Question: My result for graduation has been delayed. Can I apply for MAH M.Arch CET 2021?

Ans. The appearing candidate can apply for MAH M.Arch CET 2021 subjected to the eligibility criteria. The minimum aggregate marks after the final result of graduation shall be 50%(45% in case of reserve category).

Question: Can I take the examination in offline mode?

Ans. Candidates cannot claim any option from their side to appear in the offline examination. The exam shall be conducted online unless the authority is compelled to conduct offline exam due to any unforeseen circumstances.

Question: I missed the examination on the scheduled date. Can I take the exam in the next session?

Ans. If the exam is conducted in multiple sessions then the allotment of session shall be final and binding on the candidates.No option to shift the session is available for the candidates.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.