MCAER PG CET 2020 Result(Declared), Answer Keys, Cutoff and Selection Process

    Samrat Roy Samrat Roy
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    MCAER PG CET Result 2020 has been declared in PDF format on March 29, 2020 at in online mode. The final subject wise merit list that has been released contains the name of candidates along with their marks. 

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    • The scorecard will display the performance details of the candidates.
    • The personal details, along with the rank and scores obtained by the candidates will also be mentioned in the result MCAER PG CET 2020.
    • Candidates will need to carry the scorecard to the counselling centre. Without the scorecard, their candidature for admissions will not be considered.
    • The scorecard for MCAER PG CET 2020 must be preserved till the completion of the admission process.

    Direct link to download MCAER PG CET 2020 All Subject Merit List

    How to Check MCAER PG CET 2020 Result?

    Follow the steps given below to download the MCAER PG CET result 2020.

    1. Visit the official website MCAER PG CET i.e.
    2. On the website, click on MCAER PG CET 2020 Result ’ link.
    3. Log in to by using your Application Number and Subject.
    4. The result will be displayed on the screen for the candidates.
    5. The candidates will be required to download and print out the MCAER PG CET result 2020 for future use.

    Details Mentioned on MCAER PG CET 2020 Scorecard

    The following information will be available in the result of MCAER PG CET 2020 for the candidates to check:

    • Candidate’s Name
    • Hall Ticket Number
    • Rank scored by that candidate
    • Name of the course for which the aspirant appeared
    • The series of preferences of colleges as chosen by the applicant.

    MCAER PG CET 2020 Merit List

    • The admission in PG programs offered is based on the ranks in the merit list released by MCAER, which is constructed on the basis of marks secured on the entrance test.
    • A common merit list with the names and roll numbers of all the selected candidates has been displayed on the MCAER website.
    • No separate invitation will be extended to candidates to attend the counselling session via post or any other medium.
    • Along with the common list, a separate list for the reserved category candidates will also be released.
    • Reserved Category Candidate, who is selected under general category, will not be counted for seats the reserved for Reserved Category.

    MCAER PG CET 2020 Cut off

    Authorities usually release a minimum of four cut off lists depending on the number seats left vacant after each counselling session. The cut off for the exam will be decided based on the factors listed below

    • Number of Applicants
    • Category of Applicants applying for any particular University and Course
    • Difficulty Level of Question paper
    • Seats available for particular course/programme
    • No. of Applications for particular courses/programme

    Download MCAER PG CET 2020 Official Answer Key here

    MCAER PG CET 2020 Counselling Process

    • MCAER CET counselling schedule and process is released on the official website of the Common Entrance Test for undergraduate and postgraduate admissions.
    • All candidates whose names are displayed in MCAER merit list need to take part in the counselling round for admission in Colleges Accepting MCAER CET Scores/Ranks for Admission.
    • In MCAER CET counselling round, candidates are offered seats for admission on the basis of their score in MCAER 2020 as well as CGPA of the aspirant.
    • On the basis of these criteria the rank of an aspirant is determined.
    • Candidates are called to take part in the counselling process conducted for admission basis the ranks/merit list released by Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research.

    MCAER CET Counselling: Registration Process

    • In order to take part in MCAER CET 2020 counselling round aspirants need to submit their application online on the official website of CET conducted by Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER).
    • After two rounds of MCAER CET counselling process are over, the authorities conduct an additional Sport admission round.

    MCAER CET Counselling Round: Important Documents

    Candidates need to carry the below documents in original as well as photocopies of the same at the time of their counselling for MCAER admission:

    S No

    Details of Certificates/Documents


    (i) Domicile Certificate/School Leaving Certificate containing place of birth from Maharashtra/birth Certificate issued by the competent authority from Maharashtra.

    (ii) Domicile certificate / Residential certificate / Community, Nativity and Date of birth certificate from Other State Candidate.


    Mark sheet / Grade Card of qualifying examination.


    College/ Institute Leaving/ Transfer Certificate (last attended)/ Bonafide certificate of the college where admission has already been taken.


    Caste Certificate issued by competent Authority designated in the State.


    Caste Validity Certificate or receipt of submission to Scheduled Tribe Caste Scrutiny committee with undertaking as per mentioned in Appendix ‘C’ for Scheduled Tribe Candidates.


    Non-Creamy Layer Certificate issued after April 1, 2020, or valid upto the date of submission of application form.


    (a) Whether the ‘Certificate of the Freedom Fighter’ issued in favour of parents / Grandparents of the Candidate is issued under the signature of the Hon. Prime Minister / Chief Minister, Maharashtra State.

    (b)If yes, whether an Affidavit of the Freedom Fighter and if the Freedom Fighter is not alive then his/her wife/husband on the Stamp Paper of Rs.100/- has been enclosed

    (c) If yes, whether the following points have been mentioned in it:

    • The candidate is son/daughter of the Freedom Fighter or son/daughter of son/daughter of the Freedom Fighter.
    • The Freedom Fighter has not used this concession for any relative here before.
    • The Freedom Fighter shall not use the concession for any relative hereafter, if the benefit is availed at this time.


    ‘Certificate of Defense Personnel (DP)’ issued by the Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer/ Discharge Certificate issued by the Officer Commanding the Regiment or Serviceman Certificate issued by the Competent Authority.


    ‘Certificate of Physically Handicapped (PH)’ issued by District Civil Surgeon or equivalent Government hospital/ Medical board.

    [The percentage of disability shall not be less than 40% in case of candidate seeking reservation for physically handicapped category.]


    ‘Certificate of Project Affected Person (PAP)’ issued by District Resettlement Officer/ Rehabilitation Officer / OR the competent officer, empowered (with letter of competent officer if empoweredþ) of Government of Maharashtra in the prescribed form that his/her parents’/grand parents’ land has been acquired by the Government for Agricultural University/ Irrigation/ Power/ Defence Project having the name of beneficiary.


    ‘Certificate of Agriculturist (AG)’ for the year 2015-16 or 2016-17 issued by the Tahsildar/ Naib Tahsildar OR issue in the format available with Tahasildar / Naib Tahasildar showing that the applicant or his/her parents or grand parents (Paternal) is/ are owner or tenant, holds agricultural land and whose main source of income is derived from personal cultivation of land.


    ‘NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ Certificate’ (Air/ Naval/ Army wing) issued by the Commandant (during degree course) during his degree programme.


    Certificate of Games / Sports (except intercollegiate level competition) that the applicant has participated in 'Krida Mahotsav' Sports Tournaments issued by the Students’ Welfare Officer / Vice Chancellor / competent authority of the organising University.

    In case of international Competition, certificate issued by concerned competent authority of Association.

    International games competition:

    (i) Olympic games

    (ii) Common wealth games

    (iii) Common wealth youth games

    (iv) Asian games


    Certificate of Debate / Essay / Elocution Competition of State Level Competition issued by the concerned Organization during the degree programme.


    NSS Certificate (for atleast 240 hours / special camp) issued by Student’s Welfare Officer or Programme co-ordinator for admission to postgraduate courses.


    ‘Economical Backward Class (EBC) Certificate’ issued on or after January 1, 2020 issued by the concerned Tahsildar. (This provision is only for the students admitted through the centralised admission process in non-grant Colleges.)


    ‘No objection Certificate’ of the current academic year from an employer if employed.


    Self-Declaration letter in the prescribed format confirming the authenticity of the uploaded original copies.

    MCAER CET Reservation of Seats

    Reserved CategoryPercentage of Reservation
    Scheduled Castes/ Nav Budha(SC)13%
    Scheduled Tribes (ST)7%
    Vimukta Jati (VJ)(a) (14 and others)3%
    Nomadic Tribes (NT)(b)(28 listed prior to 1990 and others)2.5%
    Nomadic Tribes(NT)(c)3.5%
    Nomadic Tribes(NT)(d) (Vanjar, Vanjari, Vanjara)2%
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)19%
    Other ReservationPercentage of Reservation
    Children of Freedom Fighter (FF)2%
    Handicapped Candidates (low vision, hearing impairment, locomotor disability or cerebral palsy (PH)3%
    Children of Defence Personnel / Ex-serviceman (DP)2%
    Project Affected Person and their children as defined in the Maharashtra Resettlement of Project Displaced Act,1976 (PAP)4%
    Agriculturist and those children of Agriculturist who possess minimum qualification or experience in Agriculture. (AG)6%
    Female Candidates30%
    Candidates and their parents have not resided in the State of Maharashtra at least 3 years during the period of 10 years immediately preceding the date on which admission is sought. (OS)2%

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




    1 Comment

    Hi this is Sajana I got 116marks outoff 200marks in mcaer pg cet will I get any msc Agriculture course

    09 Apr, 2019 10:43
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Sajana, kindly visit the official website of the college in which you want to take admission as the cut off varies for each college.

    09 Apr, 2019 11:12

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