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MAH CET 2018 Counselling Date, Procedure, Fee (MBA/MMS)

Updated On - March 22nd 2018 by SOUMYA SEHGAL

MAH CET Counselling 2018 will be organized by DTE (Directorate of Medical Education), Maharashtra from May onwards. The counselling and seat allotment is carried out through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP), after the announcement of MAH CET Result (declared on March 19).

Candidates securing a position in the merit list are considered for counselling. The stages of MAH CET Counselling Procedure include filling of application form, document verification, seat allotment, preference filling and reporting to college for confirmation of seat. The final merit list, containing names of selected candidates, will be announced in the third week of June 2018.

MAH CETis conducted by DTE Maharshtra for admissions to MBA/ MMS programs in various management institutes in Maharashtra. There are nearly 440 colleges that offer 44,000 seats through MAH MBA CET.

Key Points to Know about MAH MBA CET Counselling
1. The counselling rounds are a web-based admission and seat allotment process.
2. MAH CET counselling is organized in multiple rounds. It is based on the number of seats remaining vacant at the end of each round.

MAH CET 2018 Counselling Date

The result for MAH CET 2018 has been released by DTE. You can check below all the important dates relating to the counselling and merit list:

EventTentative Date 
MAH CET 2018 Exam DateMarch 10 & 11, 2018
MAH CET Result Date 2018March 19, 2018
MAH CET Counselling 2018Second week of May 2018
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 1First week of June 2018
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 2Second week of July 2018
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 3Third week of July 2018
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 4Last week of July 2018
Release of final merit listJune 2018
Reporting to the institutes for admissionFirst week of August 2018

Check HereMAH CET Exam Pattern: Past 5 Years Trends & Analysis

Eligibility to Participate in MAH CET 2018 Counselling

Candidates seeking admission in MBA and MMS programs in the colleges of Maharashtra state must ensure the eligibility criteria to participate in DTE MBA counselling process. Check the following points to know the complete eligibility criteria for different categories as given below.

  • For Maharashtra state candidates – Candidates must have a graduation degree in any stream with at least 50% of marks in aggregate from a recognized university. They must have a valid MAH CET Score.
  • For Kashmiri Migrants – Candidate should be a citizen of India. They must have graduation degree with at least 50% of marks by any of the university recognized by UGC. They must have qualified any of the following entrance exams such as MAH CET 2018, GMAT, CAT, MAT, XAT and CMAT.
  • For children of NRI and Foreign Nationals – Any graduate with minimum 50 of marks from aa recognized university.

Registration Process of MAH CET Counselling

Candidates can register for MAH MBA CET Counselling in two ways which are following:

  • Candidates who have appeared for MAH CET will be able to directly login through their registration details
  • Candidates who do not appear in MAH CET, but have valid CAT, XAT or ATMA score are also eligible to register for the counselling process.

The counselling fee for MAH CET 2018 is INR 2000 for general category candidates from Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra. For reserved category candidates, the counselling fee is INR 1800.

MAH CET 2018 Counselling Procedure

  • The admission and seat allotment process for MAH CET 2018 is conducted through Centralized Admission Process.
  • Candidates are required to submit the online application forms at designated centers on pre-notified dates.
  • Candidates can fill their choice of Institutes and courses in decreasing order of their preference.

Here are the complete details of all the rounds of CAP in MAH CET.

  1. Direct Allotment – Seat allotments for Home University seats and State level seats for other university candidates will come under CAP.
  2. Stage-I and Stage-II shall be used for CAP Round –I. There are seven stages in this round.
  3. MAH CET 2018 Counselling Round-III: Candidates belonging from Maharashtra will only be eligible for admission whose name have appeared in Maharashtra State Merit list.


  • Candidates who have obtained First choice allotment, will not be considered eligible to appear for further rounds of CA.
  • They are advised to confirm their admission at their allotted institutes respectively.
  • Candidates who have obtained an allotment other than their first option but are satisfied with the allotment of CAP round I and not willing to participate in next rounds can also confirm their admission at allotted institutions.
  • All the seats which are filled in CAP round I will no longer be available for subsequent rounds.


  • Candidates who have obtained allotment for any one of the first seven options.
  • They will not be considered eligible to appear for next rounds of CAP and their names will be deleted from subsequent lists.
  • They should confirm their admission at their allotted institutes.
  • Rest of the candidates who have obtained an allotment other than their first Seven options but are satisfied with the allotment of CAP round II and are not willing to participate in subsequent rounds can also confirm their admission.
  • All the seats which are filled (candidates have confirmed admission) in CAP round II will no longer be available for subsequent rounds.


  • Candidates who belong to OMS (Outside Maharashtra State) category are not eligible to take part in CAP Round III.
  • The vacant seats after CAP round I & II and are within the control of competent authority will be available for Round III.
  • All the seats which fall under the category of OMS seats as well as those under Backward, PH, HU, OHU etc. will be a part of State Level General seats.
  • Within the specified duration, candidates must report to the college and confirm the seat allotted to them. 

Documents required for MAH MBA CET Counselling

Candidates are required to produce the original certificate along with their photocopies which are following:

  • 10th and 12th class certificate and mark sheet
  • Graduation Degree Mark sheet
  • MAH CET 2018 Score Card
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Identity Proof
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Caste Certificate

MAH CET 2018 Seat Intake

Here, we are providing the list of universities participated in the Centralized Admission Process in 2018. Candidates can go through the following table to know the number of seats in the various colleges or universities as mentioned below:

Name of UniversityNumber of Colleges/Institutes Under UniversityIntake Capacity
Pune University17922506
Mumbai University8210065
Solapur University121125
Shivaji University252400
Swami Ramanand Tirtha Marathwada University09765
North Maharashtra University10780
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University191980
Sant Gadgebaba Amrawati University11840
RTM Nagpur University554680
SNDT Women’s University0160
Gondwan University03420

Reservation of Seats

  • In Maharashtra state level seats, there are categories which are Home University and other than home university. T
  • he qualified candidates in MAH CET 2018 will be assigned a state level merit number on the basis of scores obtained in the examination.
  • Seat allotment under CAP for various colleges and the available seats for admission through CAP is as follow.
Type of InstituteNo. of seats in % of sanctioned intake
Maharashtra State SeatsAll India SeatsInstitute Level seatsMinority community /group seats
Home University area candidatesOther than Home University area candidates
University Department and Government Institute70%15%15%--
Government Institute (Sydenham Institute of Management and Research & Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai)70%15%15%--
Institute Under SNDT Women’s University85% (State Level seats) Women Candidates15%--
Unaided Non-Minority Institutes70% of 65% of SI) coming under CAP30% of 65% of SI coming under CAP15%20%-
Unaided Minority Institutes70 % of M.S. Seats30 % of M.S. Seats15% of seats coming under CAPMaximum 20%Minimum 51%

*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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