MAH - MBA / MMS CET 2024

The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra conducts MAH - MBA / MMS - Common Entrance Test (CET) every year for admission to MBA / MMS courses offered by over 300 colleges and institutes across the state of Maharashtra. The exam generally takes place during the month of March and April of every year and is primarily for students residing in Maharashtra State. However students from all across India can also apply for this exam. 

The test is conducted through 60 exam centers in Maharashtra and a few cities across India. 

MAH - MBA / MMS CET 2024 Highlights 

The highlights of MAH - MBA / MMS CET 2024, are tabulated below:

Conducting BodyMaharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell
Exam LevelPostgraduate exam at the state level
Exam FrequencyAnnual
Mode of ExamComputed Based Test (CBT)
Total RegistrationsAbout 1 lakh
Courses offered through Entrance ExamMBA/MMS/PGDM
Exam Fees

INR 1,000 (General category)

INR 800 (Reserved category)

Exam Duration2.5 hours
Total Marks200
Total Questions200
Marking Scheme

One mark for each correct entry

Zero marks for each incorrect entry

Language/Medium of ExamEnglish
Colleges Accepting Exam ScoreJBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA, Prin. LN Welinkar, Balaji Institute of Modern Management, ITM Business School, etc.
No. of Test Cities48
Official Website
Contact Details

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State, Mumbai
8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A.K.Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai-400001

Helpline Number (10:00 AM to 06:00 PM)


MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 - Application Process

To apply for MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024, candidates have to fill in the application form online. It can be done at Maharashtra CET Cell website. 

To fill the application form and apply for the exam one must go through the following steps -

  1. Go to Maharashtra CET Cell"s official website
  2. Click on ‘New Registration’ tab
  3. Read instructions then click on ‘I accept and proceed’ tab
  4. Fill in personal details and a password
  5. Click on save and proceed
  6. Log in with application number generated and password
  7. Enter personal details, domicile and category
  8. Upload required document for proof of identity
  9. Upload photo and signature
  10. Enter test city preference
  11. Pay application fee of INR 1,000 to complete the process

MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 - Admission Process 

Upon completion of MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024, candidates have to wait for result declaration. After that, qualifying candidates will have to go through a counselling process called Centralised Admission Process (CAP), which takes place 2 months after the results declaration. 

The CAP takes place in the following stages -

  1. Online registration for MBA CAP
  2. Round wise MAH MBA CET 2024 cut off release and seat allotment
  3. Completion of admission formalities by candidates


MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 - Eligibility Requirements

There are certain eligibility requirements one must meet in order to appear in MAH MBA / MMS CET. They are -

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university
  • The minimum score required in Bachelor"s Degree is 50 per cent in aggregate (at least 45 per cent in case of reserved category candidates).

NOTE - students in their final year, awaiting their result are also eligible to apply.


MAH - MBA / MMS CET 2024 - Important Dates

The MAH - MBA / MMS CET 2024 notification is expected to come out between February and March of 2024. The dates related to the exam are tabulated down below:

MAH MBA CET 2024 registrationsFebruary to March 2024
Form correctionMarch 2024
Admit card download startsMarch 2024
MAH MBA CET 2023 examMarch 2024
MAH CET 2023 result declarationApril 2024


MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 - Exam Details, Pattern and Syllabus 

MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 has a similar syllabus as that of other Postgraduate Management entrance exams like CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA / CMAT.

The following tables show the details of MAH MBA / MMS CET along with the exam pattern.

Exam Pattern 

Section No. of Questions Marks Carried 
Logical Reasoning75 75 
Abstract Reasoning25 25 
Quantitative Aptitude50 50 
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension50 



Exam Details 

Exam duration150 minutes
Mode of examinationComputer Based Test
Medium of examinationEnglish
Marking scheme

One mark for each correct answer

No negative marking


Candidates will have to fill the online registration form and select colleges for admission. If they meet the college cut off, they will be allotted a seat in that college. Once the seat is allotted. 

The following list shows the cut off marks of some of the top Colleges in Maharashtra, one can get admitted to through MAH MBA / MMS CET -

MBA CollegesCut Offs (Percentile)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai99.98
SIMSREE, Mumbai99.95
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai99.89
S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai99.68
Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune99.67
Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai99.62
COEP Technological University99.60
Chetana"s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai99.24
MET"s Institute of Management, Mumbai98.57
Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management, Mumbai98.36
Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai98.00
Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumba97.87
Indira College of Engineering & Management, Pune97.79
Shree C. E. Society"s Indira Institute of Management, Pune96.49
Vivekanand Education Society"s Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai96.49
Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute for Financial & Management Studies, Mumbai96.06
S.C.E.S. Indira School Of Business Studies, Tathwade95.88
St. Francis Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai95.55
Indira Global Business School, Parandwadi Tq. Maval Dist. Pune95.39
Agnel Charities Agnel Seva Sangha"s Fr. C. Rodrigues Inst. of Management. Studies, Vashi, Navi Mumbai95.14


Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell (MAH MBA / MMS CET )-FAQs


What is a good score in MAH MBA / MMS CET ?

A good score for MAH MBA / MMS CET will be about 97-99 percentile for students seeking to pursue Postgraduate Courses in Management.

What is the syllabus for MAH MBA / MMS CET ?

The syllabus for MAH MBA / MMS CET is similar to that of exams like CAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA / CMAT. 

When will the application form come out for MAH MBA / MMS CET 2024 ?

The online registration will begin and continue from the end of February to the end of March in 2024. 

What is the eligibility criteria for applying in MAH MBA / MMS CET ?

Students possessing a Bachelor"s Degree with 50 % or above marks  (students belonging to reserved categories have to get 45% or above) can apply for MAH MBA / MMS CET.

What is the Full Form of MAH MBA / MMS CET ?

The Full Form of MAH MBA / MMS CET is Maharashtra MBA / MMS Common Entrance Test.