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MAH MCA CET 2018 Application Form

Last Updated - August 01, 2017

MAH MCA CET 2018 is a state level entrance exam conducted by DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra in order to admit eligible candidates to full-time PG courses in computer application. The exam is conducted every year for filling in the seats of MCA program offered by various colleges in the state of Maharashtra.

  • Aspirants can apply for MAH MCA CET 2018 from February 2018 in the online mode
  • The basic eligibility criterion is that a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, with computer science as one of the subjects. 
  • The major steps in filling the form are: Registration, uploading documents and remitting application fee.
  • Application fee of INR 1000 has to be paid by general candidates and INR 800 by SC/ST/PwD candidates.
  • On the official website, they must register there to get a username and password to log in.

MAH MCA CET 2018 is scheduled in the month ofMarch 2018. Candidates will be able to download their admit cards from DTE Maharashtra website a week before the examination.

MAH MCA CET 2018 Application Form Highlights

Application Form Highlights
Availability of Application Form First week of February 2018
Minimum qualification to fill Application FormBachelor’s Degree with computer science as a subject
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Documents to be uploadedPhotograph and signature
Application Fee INR 1000 for General Category INR 800 for Reserved Category

MAH MCA CET 2018 Application Form Dates

Candidates who are planning to take MAH MCA CET 2018 should keep a tap on the important dates related to the releasing of notification, beginning of the application, release of the admit card etc. For further dates, refer to the table below.

EventDate (tentative)
Online Registration Starts fromLast week of February 2018
Last date of online registrationSecond week of March 2018
MAH MCA CET 2018 Admit CardThird week of March 2018
MAH MCA CET 2018 ExamLast week of March 2018
MAH MCA CET 2018 Result DeclarationSecond week of April 2018

Candidates must note that the exact dates related to the exam events would be notified by the conducting authority through a notification on the official website. Candidates on their part are advised to visit the official website regularly in order to get the latest updates.

MAH MCA CET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are willing to undertake MAH MCA CET 2018 must check whether they fulfill the desired eligibility criteria or not. The eligibility criteria are one essential aspect of your exam cum admission process which a candidate is required to satisfy. If you fail to satisfy these criteria’s then your candidature would be subject to cancellation and would be barred from taking part in the examination. The detailed eligibility criteria’s are mentioned below:

  • Candidate must be an Indian National.
  • Candidate must hold the three years Bachelor Degree in any discipline (related to computer science application/technology) from a recognized university.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as one of the subject and they must obtain at least 50% marks in aggregate (40% marks for reserved candidates).
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible for taking the exam.

How to Fill MAH MCA CET 2018 Application Form?

Candidates willing to appear for MAH MCA CET 2018 would have to make an application for the same on the official website. Candidates are required to perform the following steps in order to make a successful application for MAH MCA CET 2018.

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra. 
  • Click on ‘MAH MCA CET 2018 Registration.’
  • Fill in the details asked to complete the registration.
  • Click on ‘submit’ button. 
  • Log in credentials will be sent on your registered email id.

Step 2: Form Filling

After successful completion of registration process candidates would receive two separate e-mails containing User ID and Password respectively. Use these log in credentials to have access to the application form.

  • After log in candidates would be directed to the application screen.
  • Fill the necessary details asked under separate heads.
  • Fill the required details carefully to move ahead with the application process.
  • Save and submit the details carefully after previewing the application form.

Step 3: Uploading Documents

In next step, candidates would be required to upload their photograph and signature as a part of application process. It is important to adhere to the specifications mentioned by the authorities before uploading the scanned documents.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature

There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.

  • Click on the respective link "Upload Photograph/Signature".
  • Browse and select the location where the scanned photograph/signature file has been saved.
  • Select the file.
  • Click the 'Open/Upload' button.

Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photograph and signature as specified.


  • In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate's application may be rejected.
  • After uploading the photograph/ signature in the online application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have been uploaded correctly.
  • In case the photograph or signature is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit their application and re-upload their photograph or signature, prior to submitting the form.

Step 4: Remitting Application Fee 

After uploading of photograph and signature candidates would be required to submit the application fee of INR 750 (INR 550 for Maharashtra domicile candidates belonging to OBC /SC/ST/PWD). The application fee must be paid via online mode, following are the steps to be followed:

  • On the payment gateway, choose the method of payment i.e., Credit Card/Debit Card.
  • Enter the required credentials such as card number, CVV and name on the card.
  • Pay the application fee by clicking on ‘Submit’ tab.
  • After submission of application fee candidates would be asked to make a final submission of the form.
  • Take a printout of the completely filled form for future reference.

Details on Application Form

At the time of making an application for MAH MCA CET 2018, it is required to provide all the necessary details asked in the Detailed Application Form. The important details asked in the application form are tabled below.

Details askedFilling Criteria
NameEnter your name as mentioned in Matriculation Marks sheet
GenderChoose your gender accordingly that is Male, Female, Other
Academic DetailsEnter your academic details right from Matriculation to UG level
Correspondence detailsFill in your contact details and address

Candidates must fill in the application form carefully as there is no mechanism for modification or correction of details mentioned in the application form once they get submitted. However, there is a mechanism to edit the application form before its submission. Candidates can make the required editing of details that are filled in the form by clicking on the EDIT button provided at the juncture of the preview of the filled application form.

Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques 1: How do I know that my application is registered?

Ans:  On successful completion of the application process a Registration Number would be generated. The generation of this number marks the submission of your application. Note this number for future references.

Ques 2: How do I re-confirm that my application is saved?

Ans: In case of any doubt candidates are advised to visit the page for Reprint of Application, generate the printout and preserve the soft copy and hard copy of Application.

Ques 3: I did not receive the reply to my e-mail communication?

Ans: Reply to E-mail id for the application is created for the convenience of candidates for genuine communications. Do not use this address to send back the E-mails for Acknowledgement. The e-mail server is configured to delete such e- mails.

Ques 4: I got Blank/Zero Registration Number after submission of application?

Ans: In some cases, candidates may get such a registration number. Candidates are advised to re-register the application and check for application number again.



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