FAQ on MAH-MMS-CET

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) on Maharashtra CET

Q. I am a reserved category Maharashtra CET candidate, I have secured 44% marks in aggregate at Graduation and 49% marks in aggregate at Post Graduation. Am I eligible to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014?
Ans. No, you are not eligible.

Q. I have passed my Graduation in more than one attempt with more than minimum percentage of marks. Am I eligible to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014?
Ans. Yes, you are eligible to appear at the Maharashtra CET, however your admission will be subject to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria of the University wherein you may get the admission. Candidates are advised to approach eligibility section of the respective University (wherein the candidate is interested in seeking the admission) and get the provisional eligibility certificate issued from the University well before the commencement of the CAP.

Q. I am a Maharashtra State candidate and have not appeared for the All India CET [CAT-2012]. Is it necessary for me to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014?
Ans. Yes, it is necessary. You are required to register and appear for both MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 and GD&PI.

Q. I have appeared for the All India CET [CAT-2013]. Is it necessary for me to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2012?
Ans. No, it is not necessary to appear at MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014.
Your score of All India CET will be valid for the admission provided the score is more than the cut-off.
However you are required to register both for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 as well as for GD&PI.
Further it is mandatory to appear for the GD,PI conducted by Competent Authority of State of Maharashtra for seeking admission through CAP.
Q. What is meant by the Cut-off mark in CET?
Ans. The cut-off marks in CET is the minimum score by the candidate, which makes him/her eligible to seek the Admission to MBA/MMS course in the State of Maharashtra. The cut-off mark in MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 is 30 marks out of 200. In case of All India CET [CAT-2013] the Cut-off is the percentile in these CETs equivalent to percentile corresponding to 30 marks in MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014.

Q.My score is less than cut-off in the CET. Can I participate in GD, PI? Will my name appear in Merit List?
Ans. You are permitted to participate in GD, PI provided you have registered for the same. However your name will not appear in Merit list and you are not eligible to get admission to MBA/MMS course in the State of Maharashtra.

Q. Explain who is eligible to appear for MAH-CET & GD, PI?
Ans. Refer following table :-
Candidate Appeared for All India CET? Can I Appear at MAH-CET? Should I Appear for GD,PI?
Maharashtra NO Yes, Mandatory Yes, Mandatory
Maharashtra YES Yes, but not Mandatory Yes, Mandatory
OMS NO Yes, Mandatory Yes, Mandatory
OMS YES Yes, but not Mandatory Yes, Mandatory

Q. Explain how the Merit List will be prepared for CAP?
Ans. Refer following table :-
Type of Candidate Appeared for? Appeared for GD/PI? Merit List in which the name will appear*
Maharashtra MAH-MBA-CET 2014 Yes Maharashtra State Merit List
Maharashtra Only for All India CET Yes All India Merit List on the basis of score of All India CET only
Maharashtra Both MAH-MBA-CET 2014 and All India CET Yes
In Maharashtra state Merit list on the basis of MAH-MBA-CET 2014
In All India Merit List only on the basis of score of All India CET.
OMS Only for MAH-MBA-CET 2014 Yes All India Merit List
OMS Only for All India CET Yes All India Merit List
OMS Both MAH-MBA-CET 2014 and All India CET Yes All India Merit List (Best of the scores of these two CETs will be considered for the Merit list preparation)
* subject to the fulfillment of eligibility conditions

Q. I am OMS candidate and have appeared for All India CET and also for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014, how my merit will be decided for ALL India Seats?
Ans. If you have scores in both of the CETs then best of the two scores shall be considered for deciding the merit for ALL India Seats subject to the fulfillment of condition of the cut-off marks.

Q. What is the importance of registration for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014? Is it necessary to register for CET even if I have appeared for All India CET?
Ans. Registration for MAH- MBA/MMS-CET 2014 is Mandatory for all candidates irrespective of their appearance in All India CET. Such candidates may not appear for MAH-CET 2014. However they are required to register and appear for GD & PI.

Q. Which one of the scores of the MAT exams is considered valid?
Ans. For the year 2014-15, the score of the MAT will be considered for admission to MBA/MMS course through CAP.

Q.When do I need to submit documents? What is the last date of submission of documents?
Ans. The documents are required to be submitted during the Stage of Registration for Centralized Admission Process. This stage is tentatively scheduled in May 2014. Candidates are required to arrange for the requisite documents in time (preferably before 30th April 2014). No documents will be accepted after the last date for the confirmation of the Application of Registration for Centralized Admission Process at ARC. Exact schedule for this activity will be notified.
No documents are need to submitted at the time of online Registration for CET (in Jan./Feb. 2014) or at the time of online Registration for CET (in April 2014). However personal details such as name (as appearing on the mark list of Std. X), email-id, birth date, permanent address, phone no. etc. are to be entered correctly at the time of Registration for CET. No change is these personal details will be permitted and the candidate alone will be responsible for issues arising out of errors in such entries.

Q. I am J & K Migrant candidate. Which rules should I refer to?
Ans. Refer rule 1.3.2 for seats available, rule 2.1 and 2.4 for the eligibility, rule 6.3 for the Admissions Process and Annexure-I for steps of registration for CET, GD&PI etc.

Q. Where do I need to submit my Work experience certificates?
Ans. Candidates having valid work experience certificates should send their original Work Experience certificates (strictly as per the proforma-G) by speed post/courier/hand delivery to following address, so as to reach as par schedule.
The Director,
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies & Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE),
B Road, Churchgate, Mumbai 400 020
Marks for work experience will be awarded only after the scrutiny of the certificates received and same will be displayed on the website.
Note: Work Experience certificates which are not as per proforma will be rejected and no marks on account of work experience will be awarded to such candidates.

Q.Which are different Application Forms? What is schedule of filling up the forms?
Ans. In order to participate in the CAP, aspiring candidate has to fill in and confirm :-
Online Application form for MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2014 i.e. Register for CET in Jan. 2014
Online Application form for GD, PI i.e. Register for GDPI in May 2014
Centralized Admission i.e. Register for CAP in May 2014. Confirmation and document verification at ARC
Online Option form for CAP Round-I/II/III in July 2014

Source DTE website.

51 thoughts on “FAQ on MAH-MMS-CET

  1. Respected Sir
    I have completed 10th and 12th from pune but my father works under central government undertaking in mumbai. So my home university will be pune or mumbai or both.It would be very helpful if u could reply to my query.

    • Answer following questions to know the status of your category-
      HSC: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Graduation: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Domicile: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Father / Mother domicile: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Father / Mother job: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS) – Government of India or Government of India Undertaking who is posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State

  2. Sir,
    I am from Mumbai and I have completed my B.E.Mech from The Institution of Engineers (India),(AMIE).
    As this not being a full time degree course, am I eligible for MAH MBA/MMS CET 2014
    Awaiting for your precious reply.

  3. Sir,
    I called on your help line and talked to one of your correspondents and she told me that students from outside Maharashtra are not eligible for cet but at the same time a saw a video for oms students in which it says that outside Maharashtra students can give cet, please clarify my doubts.
    1)Can an non Maharashtraian student with schooling graduation and domicile of an other state appear for cet??
    2)If not then what exam should i give to get admission in MAH MMS colleges??
    3)If i am eligible for CET and i have given CMAT also then which of the two scores will be accepted??

    • 1. yes u can appear for CET, JB will take tht score or not will be decided later. in Jan picture will become clear
      2. take CMAT CET both and wait for the final criteria from DTE
      3. Best of the two scores accepted

  4. Sir, i have done my SSC and HSC from Mumbai, have a domicile in Maharashtra, Parents have a domicile and working in Maharashtra, however i have done my BE from Manipal University, Karnataka.
    Which Category do i fall into?

  5. hello sir.
    i have my 10th and 12th from Mumbai and Engineering from Pune University, i come under home university or Other Home University
    i heard 80% seats are reserved for the people who have done their graduation from Mumbai, or it is person who had done schooling from Mumbai
    I am confused, please let me know sir, how many seats are there for the people like me, i am from general category

    • Answer following questions to know the status of your category-
      HSC:
      Graduation:
      Domicile:
      Father/ Mother Domicile:
      Father / Mother Job Status if Central/Maharashtra state govt job:

      Mumbai HU , Maharashtra OHU (City name: ), Outside Maharashtra (OMS) (City name: )

  6. Sir i have done my 10 (ICSE) & 12 (CBSE) and Graduation from mumbai university (All three from mumbai),
    I am not a domicile of maharshtra and neither are my parents.

    Am i a Home university student or Outside home university ??

  7. Sir, I have done my SSC AND HSC (10 th and 12 th ) Maharashtra State Board . Completed Grauduation BBA from Symbiosis International University Pune,I have a domicile of Maharastra, Father is a domicile of Maharastra…I have been residing for more than 10 yrs in Mumbai…in which category will I fall?
    Also can you please tell us cutoff scores top 5 colleges of Mumbai out of 200.

  8. Sir I have done my 12th from Maharastra and Graduation under Pune Varsity.Am i a home or outside home candidate? Does Graduation done from Pune Varsity makes my competition tougher to get into good MBA college as have heard Mumbai University is given more

    Waiting for your valuable Rply..

  9. do I need to fill forms for colleges separately which take MAHMBA CET scores? I am OMS candidate from chennai planning to give CET in March

  10. Thank u sir..Sir can i get admission thru MBA-CET or only thru national level exam like CMAT?
    Is the percentage of quota higher for Mumbai varsity student?
    I will be given quota as per a Pune varsity graduate or as a OMS candidate?

  11. Sir,
    I did my 10th and 12th from Odisha and my graduation from Bangalore.
    But my father is a central govt employee and he had worked in Maharashtra for around 15yrs.
    So i want to know whether i come under Maharashtra quota or not???
    !!!!!!WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY!!!!!!

    HSC: OMS(Angul,Odisha)
    Graduation: OMS(Bangalore)
    Domicile: Hyderabad
    Father/ Mother Domicile:Hyderabad
    Father / Mother Job Status if Central/Maharashtra state govt job:Currently in orissa and previously in Maharashtra for 15yrs

    Mumbai HU , Maharashtra OHU (City name: ), Outside Maharashtra (OMS) (City name: )

  12. If I wish to appear for MAH-CET 2014 do i need to give the paper in Mumbai only or there are other cities in which i can appear for it..?

  13. Hello!

    I’m not from Maharashtra. I’ve taken CMAT. Now, if I take MAH-CET, under which category would I be considered for admission (85% MH-CET Category or 15% All India Category)?

  14. I am from all india quota am i eligible to give CET 2014 as my CAT 14 score is low …
    i mean candidates from other states are eligible or not ??

  15. Class X (CBSE) – Pune
    Class XII (CBSE) – Pune
    Graduation – Symbiosis International University Pune

    Domicile (i.e. the state in which I was born) – Tamil Nadu
    Domicile of parents – Tamil Nadu
    Job Status of Father/Mother – My mother is a retired officer (Indian Army)who was posted here from 2001 through 2005. Her final posting was not in Maharashtra.

    Considering the above and the fact that I have lived in Pune for over 12 years, am I a Maharashtra candidate belonging to Category C?

  16. I m from Mumbai n domicied in maharashtra

    98%ile in MAT
    190 in CMAT
    110 in MH CET 2014

    any chances to convert NL Dalmia with any of the score.

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51 thoughts on “FAQ on MAH-MMS-CET

  1. Respected Sir
    I have completed 10th and 12th from pune but my father works under central government undertaking in mumbai. So my home university will be pune or mumbai or both.It would be very helpful if u could reply to my query.

    • Answer following questions to know the status of your category-
      HSC: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Graduation: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Domicile: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Father / Mother domicile: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS)
      Father / Mother job: _____ (Mumbai HU , Maharashtra (outside mumbai OHU)/ Outside Maharashtra (OMS) – Government of India or Government of India Undertaking who is posted and reported to duty in Maharashtra State

  2. Sir,
    I am from Mumbai and I have completed my B.E.Mech from The Institution of Engineers (India),(AMIE).
    As this not being a full time degree course, am I eligible for MAH MBA/MMS CET 2014
    Awaiting for your precious reply.

  3. Sir,
    I called on your help line and talked to one of your correspondents and she told me that students from outside Maharashtra are not eligible for cet but at the same time a saw a video for oms students in which it says that outside Maharashtra students can give cet, please clarify my doubts.
    1)Can an non Maharashtraian student with schooling graduation and domicile of an other state appear for cet??
    2)If not then what exam should i give to get admission in MAH MMS colleges??
    3)If i am eligible for CET and i have given CMAT also then which of the two scores will be accepted??

    • 1. yes u can appear for CET, JB will take tht score or not will be decided later. in Jan picture will become clear
      2. take CMAT CET both and wait for the final criteria from DTE
      3. Best of the two scores accepted

  4. Sir, i have done my SSC and HSC from Mumbai, have a domicile in Maharashtra, Parents have a domicile and working in Maharashtra, however i have done my BE from Manipal University, Karnataka.
    Which Category do i fall into?

  5. hello sir.
    i have my 10th and 12th from Mumbai and Engineering from Pune University, i come under home university or Other Home University
    i heard 80% seats are reserved for the people who have done their graduation from Mumbai, or it is person who had done schooling from Mumbai
    I am confused, please let me know sir, how many seats are there for the people like me, i am from general category

    • Answer following questions to know the status of your category-
      HSC:
      Graduation:
      Domicile:
      Father/ Mother Domicile:
      Father / Mother Job Status if Central/Maharashtra state govt job:

      Mumbai HU , Maharashtra OHU (City name: ), Outside Maharashtra (OMS) (City name: )

  6. Sir i have done my 10 (ICSE) & 12 (CBSE) and Graduation from mumbai university (All three from mumbai),
    I am not a domicile of maharshtra and neither are my parents.

    Am i a Home university student or Outside home university ??

  7. Sir, I have done my SSC AND HSC (10 th and 12 th ) Maharashtra State Board . Completed Grauduation BBA from Symbiosis International University Pune,I have a domicile of Maharastra, Father is a domicile of Maharastra…I have been residing for more than 10 yrs in Mumbai…in which category will I fall?
    Also can you please tell us cutoff scores top 5 colleges of Mumbai out of 200.

  8. Sir I have done my 12th from Maharastra and Graduation under Pune Varsity.Am i a home or outside home candidate? Does Graduation done from Pune Varsity makes my competition tougher to get into good MBA college as have heard Mumbai University is given more

    Waiting for your valuable Rply..

  9. do I need to fill forms for colleges separately which take MAHMBA CET scores? I am OMS candidate from chennai planning to give CET in March

  10. Thank u sir..Sir can i get admission thru MBA-CET or only thru national level exam like CMAT?
    Is the percentage of quota higher for Mumbai varsity student?
    I will be given quota as per a Pune varsity graduate or as a OMS candidate?

  11. Sir,
    I did my 10th and 12th from Odisha and my graduation from Bangalore.
    But my father is a central govt employee and he had worked in Maharashtra for around 15yrs.
    So i want to know whether i come under Maharashtra quota or not???
    !!!!!!WAITING FOR YOUR REPLY!!!!!!

    HSC: OMS(Angul,Odisha)
    Graduation: OMS(Bangalore)
    Domicile: Hyderabad
    Father/ Mother Domicile:Hyderabad
    Father / Mother Job Status if Central/Maharashtra state govt job:Currently in orissa and previously in Maharashtra for 15yrs

    Mumbai HU , Maharashtra OHU (City name: ), Outside Maharashtra (OMS) (City name: )

  12. If I wish to appear for MAH-CET 2014 do i need to give the paper in Mumbai only or there are other cities in which i can appear for it..?

  13. Hello!

    I’m not from Maharashtra. I’ve taken CMAT. Now, if I take MAH-CET, under which category would I be considered for admission (85% MH-CET Category or 15% All India Category)?

  14. I am from all india quota am i eligible to give CET 2014 as my CAT 14 score is low …
    i mean candidates from other states are eligible or not ??

  15. Class X (CBSE) – Pune
    Class XII (CBSE) – Pune
    Graduation – Symbiosis International University Pune

    Domicile (i.e. the state in which I was born) – Tamil Nadu
    Domicile of parents – Tamil Nadu
    Job Status of Father/Mother – My mother is a retired officer (Indian Army)who was posted here from 2001 through 2005. Her final posting was not in Maharashtra.

    Considering the above and the fact that I have lived in Pune for over 12 years, am I a Maharashtra candidate belonging to Category C?

  16. I m from Mumbai n domicied in maharashtra

    98%ile in MAT
    190 in CMAT
    110 in MH CET 2014

    any chances to convert NL Dalmia with any of the score.

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