MAH M.Arch CET 2020 Application Form(Available), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

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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 2020.

    Latest Updates for MAH M.Arch CET 2020

    • The DTE(Directorate of technical education), Maharashtra has extended the form submission deadline for MAH M.Arch CET 2020 upto May 31, 2020.

    • MAH M.Arch CET 2020 will now be conducted on July 19, 2020 (tentative). This is the third time that the date of examination has been extended.

    • 1307 applications have been received as of May 18, 2020.

    • As per the recent notification of DTE the admit card shall be released when the date of examination will be finalized.

    MAH M.Arch CET 2020: 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:

    RegistrationRegistration process for MAH M.Arch CET 2020 was started on March 2, 2020 and the last to date to submit the application is May 31, 2020 (extended)
    Syllabus for entrance examThe 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 ExamThe 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 CriteriaThe 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 2020: Examination Schedule

    Release of Application FormMarch 2, 2020
    Last date to applyMay 31, 2020
    Release of admit cardLast week of June(tentative)
    Date of examinationJuly 19, 2020 (tentative)
    Declaration of resultsFirst week of August(tentative)

    Eligibility Criteria

    MAH M.Arch CET 2020: 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 2020: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 2020’

    • 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 2020: 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.

    General candidates of Maharashtra1000.00 INR
    ST/SC/OBC/PwD/SBC/SEBC/EWS candidates of Maharashtra 800.00 INR
    All candidates outside Maharashtra1000.00 INR

    Patten and Syllabus

    MAH M.Arch CET 2020: 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 2020: 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:

    Building technologyBuilding systems, building science and services, the concept of green building, and construction material
    EnvironmentConcept and ecology and landscape design, Environmental laws and regulations, Environment Design and strategy with respect to site
    Architecture History and HumanitiesAwareness of art and culture and architectural theory, major architecture movement in the world, the architecture movement in India
    Settlement, Design and PlanningUrbanization, urbanism, urban and rural system, infrastructure planning, theory and history
    Current Architecture PracticeAwareness 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 2020: Admit Card

    The admit card for MAH M.Arch CET 2020 is likely to be released by the last week of June 2020. Earlier it was scheduled for May 1, 2020 but all the dates have been revised due to the ongoing circumstances.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.


    MAH M.Arch CET 2020: Results

    Candidates can check and download the results/scorecard from the official website. The result for MAH M.Arch CET 2020 is likely to be declared around the first week of August 2020. The date can be extended further depending on the situation. The results were scheduled for May 30, 2020 but the dates have been extended due to the coronavirus pandemic. 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 acknowledgement through the centralised 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.

    What to do After Results?

    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 counselling 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 2020?

    Ans. As per the DTE, Maharashtra MAH M.Arch CET 2020 will be conducted on July 19, 2020. The registration and application process will be active by May 31, 2020.

    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 2020?

    Ans. The appearing candidate can apply for MAH M.Arch CET 2020 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

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