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MAH CET 2017 Counselling

DTE (Directorate of Medical Education), Maharashtra is organized MAH CET Counselling. The counselling schedule will be conducted in the month of May 2017. The counselling and seat allotment will be carried out through CAP (Centralized Allotment Process) after the declaration of MAH CET Results. The result was declared on March 2017. Candidates are required to score equal to more than MAH CET Cutoff in order to grab a place in the merit list. On the basis of merit list, they will be considered for MAH CET counselling process. It comprises several stages like filling of application form, document verification, seat allotment, preferences filling by candidate and reporting to colleges for confirming the seat allotment.

MAH CET is conducted by DTE Maharshtra for admissions to MBA/ MMS programs in various institutes in Maharashtra. There are 40,000 seats available in the colleges or universities of Maharashtra state affiliated to DTE. Check the complete details about counselling process, important dates, documents required etc. in this article.

MAH CET 2017 Counselling for MBA/MMS

It is a web-based admission and seat allotment process. The counselling will be organized in multiple rounds. It will be based on the number of seats remaining vacant at the end of each round. The first step of MAH CET 2017 Counselling is verification of documents. It will include verification of the application form for admission to different institutes along with their requisite documents. It is important to carry the original documents during document verification. Candidates who have secured cutoff marks are eligible to participate in DTE MBA 2017 Counselling rounds. Check the following table to know the counselling schedule of MAH CET 2017 as mentioned below.

Online registration for MAHCET CounsellingSecond week of May 2017
Document verification processLast week of May 2017
Release of provisional merit listFirst week of June 2017
Release of final merit listSecond week of June 2017
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 1Last week of June 2017
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 2Second week of July 2017
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 3Third week of July 2017
Release of provisional allotment for CAP round 4Last week of July 2017
Reporting to the institutes for admissionFirst week of August 2017

Eligibility to participate in MAH CET 2017 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 2017, 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 2017 will be able to directly login through their registration details
  • Candidates who do not appear in MAH CET 2017, but have valid CAT, XAT or ATMA score are also eligible to register for the counselling process.

The counselling fee for MAH CET 2017 is INR 2000 for general category candidates from Maharashtra and outside Maharashtra. For reserved category candidates, the counselling fee is INR 1800.

MHA CET 2017 CAP (Centralized Admission Process) Rounds

The admission and seat allotment process for MAH CET 2017 will be conducted through Centralized Admission Process. Candidates are required to submit the online application forms at designated centers on pre-notified dates. Candidates can fill a maximum of 300 choices of Institutes and courses in decreasing order of their preference. Here are the complete details of all the rounds of CAP in MAH CET.

  • Direct Allotment – Seat allotments for Home University seats and State level seats for other university candidates will come under CAP.
  • Stage-I and Stage-II shall be used for CAP Round –I. There are seven stages in this round.
  • MAH CET 2017 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. They are also required to pay the requisite fees.

Documents required at the time of Counselling Process

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 2017 Score Card
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Identity Proof
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Caste Certificate


MAH CET Counselling 2017: Seats Intake

Here, we are providing the list of universities participated in the Centralized Admission Process in 2016. 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. The qualified candidates in MAH CET 2017 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%



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