MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 - Merit List, Seat Allotment, Counselling, Cutoff

MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 - Merit List, Seat Allotment, Counselling, Cutoff

MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 - State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra will declare the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) Provisional merit list on November 24, 2021, in online mode - The documents verification and confirmation of the MAH CET counselling application form after November 23 will be considered as Non-CAP seats. The MAH CET MBA seat allotment result will be declared on November 29, 2021.

Latest Updates for MAH MBA CET

  • 30 Oct 2021:

    Maharashtra CET MBA/MMS scorecard 2021 is now available to download. 

  • 11 Oct 2021:

    Check the latest MAH CET MBA 2021 result update here.

  • 06 Oct 2021:

    MAH CET Result 2021 for MBA/ MMS to be released anytime soon.

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The registration process for MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 in online mode - till November 22. Since 2020, State Common Entrance Test Cell has been handed over the responsibility of conducting CAP, before which the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) was authorized to conduct CAP rounds.

MAH CET MBA was conducted in online mode from September 16 to 18 and the MAH CET 2021 result has announced for MBA/ MMS on October 29. The MAH CET MBA counselling 2021 includes four stages, out of which CAP holds an important position.

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What is MAH CET MBA Counselling 2021?

Shortlisted candidates will be allotted seats in the participating colleges through counselling of MAH CET MBA 2021. State Common Entrance Test Cell has started the counselling process on November 10, 2021. The participating institutes of MAH CET MBA 2021 will release individual cutoff on the basis of which further rounds of counselling will be conducted.

MAH CET MBA 2021 is conducted annually. Then, the shortlisted candidates who fall within the range of cutoff will be called for CAP or counselling rounds. Henceforth, candidates who will secure a position in the merit list of MAH CET MBA 2021 will only be able to participate in counselling or CAP rounds. Check the MAH CET MBA dates given below to know the schedule.

Exam Dates of MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 (Revised)

MAH CET Events



September 16, 17, and 18, 2021

MAH CET Result 2021October 29, 2021(Declared)

Start Date of CAP 2021 Registration

November 10, 2021

CAP 2021 Registration Last Date

November 20, 2021

November 22, 2021, up to 5 PM(Closed)

Start Date of Document Verification at FC

November 10, 2021

End Date of Document Verification at FC

November 21, 2021

November 23, 2021, up to 5 PM

Provisional Merit List (MAH CET MBA allotment result)

November 22, 2021

November 24, 2021

Final Merit List (MAH CET allotment result)

November 26, 2021

November 29, 2021

CAP Round 1

November 27 to 29, 2021November 30 to December 2, 2021

Display of Provisional MAH CET MBA seat allotment list of CAP Round-IDecember 2, 2021December 5, 2021

Reporting For Admission

December 3 to 5, 2021

December 6 to 8, 2021

CAP Round 2

Display of Provisional Vacant Seats for CAP Round-IIDecember 9, 2021

Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form of CAP Round-II

December 7 to 9, 2021

December 10 to 12, 2021

Display of Provisional MAH CET allotment result of CAP Round-IIDecember 12, 2021December 14, 2021
Reporting to the Allotted Institute and Confirmation of AdmissionDecember 13 to 15, 2021December 15 to 17, 2021
Commencement of academic activities for All institutesDecember 6, 2021December 9, 2021
Cut off date for all types of admissions for the academic year 2021-22December 23, 2021
For Institutes: Last date of uploading the data (details of admitted candidates)December 24, 2021
For Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidates
Counselling Round at Sydenham Institute of Management Studies & Research & Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE)December 8 to 10, 2021
Reporting to the Allotted Institute and Confirmation of Admission by submitting required documents and fees, as per Final Allotment.December 9 to 14, 2021

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Stages of MAH CET MBA Counselling 2021

S. No.


Stage 1


Stage 2

Verification of Documents

Stage 3

Seat Allotment and Preference Filling

Stage 4

Appear for CAP i.e. Centralized Admission Process

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MAH CET MBA CAP 2021: Steps From Application to Selection

Let us look at each stage one by one to have a better understanding.

Stage 1- Registration

  • Step 1: Once the result of MAH MBA CET 2021 is declared, candidates have to further apply and register themselves for the counselling process. The registration can be done by candidates in online mode. To register themselves candidates will have to enter their personal details like name, contact information, category, correspondence address, email ID, etc.,
  • Step 2: Proceed further by filling educational qualification to participate in the Centralised Admission Process i.e. MAH CET MBA CAP 2021

Stage 2- Verification of Documents

  • Step 3: Candidates will be required to upload documents as per the specification provided by authorities
  • Step 4: State Common Entrance Test Cell will meanwhile release the provisional merit list of selected candidates. Those candidates who will face any issues can submit their grievances. The Final Merit Lists will be displayed on the official website.
  • Step 5: Candidates will be able to see category wise seats i.e. the seat matrix for CAP Rounds I and further (if there will be any)

Stage 3- Seat Allotment and Preference Filling

  • Step 6: Candidates will be given preferences of courses which they wish to opt and Institutions in which they wish to enrol themselves before MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 round one. The option form once filled and confirmed by candidates will be considered for allotment of CAP rounds without any further changes.
  • Step 7: State Common Entrance Test Cell will display the provisional allotment list of CAP rounds. This list will indicate the institute and courses allotted to candidates. The allotment of seats by State Common Entrance Test Cell will be based on candidate’s scores in MAH CET MBA 2021, Xavier’s Aptitude Test, GMAT, MAT, Common Admission Test, CMAT, ATMA, academic qualification as well as other determining factors.

Stage 4- Appear for CAP i.e. Centralized Admission Process

  • Step 8: Shortlisted candidates will have to report and if agreed, then accept the seats offered according to the CAP allotment rounds by the Admission Reporting Centre (ARC)
  • Step 9: Around 300 to 340 FCs i.e. Facilitation Centres in participating institutes of MAH CET MBA 2021 will be set up by the State Common Entrance Test Cell for admission in the year 2021-2022
  • Step 10: If candidates are not satisfied with the allotment, they can surrender their seats to participate in the next CAP round in order to get a better MBA college in Maharashtra State.

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Availability of Options For CAP 2021

In MAH CET CAP rounds 2021, candidates will be given three options in the Common Admission Process of MAH CET MBA 2021:

(a) Freeze: Candidates who accept the seats offered to them and do not want to participate in any further rounds of seat allocation have the option to freeze their seats. Such candidates will not be called for further admission rounds.

(b) Slide/Float: Candidates who wish to accept the seat offered by the State Common Entrance Test Cell will have this option. Along with accepting, these candidates also indicate if admission to the higher preference is offered they will accept it. Such candidates will be considered in subsequent admission rounds and will be intimated about the same.

MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 Application Fees

Candidates who will apply for MAH MBA CET 2021 will not be required to pay any fees for the CAP rounds. But the candidates who will apply for the CAP round through other exams like CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA entrance exams will have to pay CAP fees in online mode as per the below-mentioned table.

Application Fees for MAH CET MBA CAP 2021:


Expected Fees

Reserved Category Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC, EWS] & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only

Rs. 800

General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates & children of Indian workers in Gulf countries (CIWGC)

Rs. 1000

Availability of Seats Through CAP 2021

  1. Maharashtra State Seats- Candidates who belong to Maharashtra State will be eligible for these seats.

  2. All India Seats- Candidates belonging to other states and having All India candidature will be eligible for the All India seats.

  3. Minority Quota Seats- Candidates having Minority candidature can apply for these seats.

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MAH CET MBA CAP 2021 Cutoff

State Common Entrance Test Cell has announced the MAH CET MBA cutoff 2021 for All India category candidates and Maharashtra State candidates separately on its official site. Cutoff of MAH CET MBA 2021 is the minimum marks that candidates have to score in MAH CET 2021 for admission to the MBA programme.

Top MBA college Accepting MAH CET 2021 Score

The list of Top 20 MBA colleges accepting MAH CET scores 2021 are given below. Students can use the same to create a list of preferences while applying for MBA admissions.

List of Colleges Accepting MAH CET Score 2021

Name of MAH CET accepting colleges

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MAH CET Scores

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai




Prin. LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai




Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai




Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune




Pune Institute of Business Management




FLAME University, Pune

Universal Business School, Raigad



Balaji Institute of International Business, Tathawade




Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resource Development, Tathawade




Balaji Institute of Telecom and Management, Tathawade




ITM Business School Navi Mumbai




NL Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai




Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education, Mumbai




Vivekanand Education Society's Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai




Department of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune




IES's Management College and Research Centre, Mumbai




Indira School of Business Studies, Pune




MIT School of Management, Pune




Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur




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