· Official website for Mah CET: www.dte.org.in/mba
· Merit list is made twice in MAH CET: First a Provisional Merit List I made followed by Final Merit List after few days. This is to help the aspirants to sort out their grievances and corrections, if any, about Home University, state of Domicile, category of reservation etc. claimed by the candidates.
· There is separate Merit List for Outside Maharashtra students. (OMS) announced immediately after the one for State students.
· Students have to fill up an online Option Form indicating their college preference (www.mkcl.info/mba) at the time of applying for Mah CET.
· Failure to submit the option form online or submitting an incomplete form, will lead to the student not being considered for allotment through the centralized allotment process.
· The direct allotment of seats on a specified date is done through the computer as per the merit of the candidate, option marked by the candidate and the availability of seats.
· The Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted by the Directors of Technical Education, Maharashtra, for MBA/MMS programmes offered in various colleges spread across the sate, in the year 2005, 103 colleges in the state carried out admissions for their management programmes based on the score of this test.
· Although this is a state level test, CET has 15% of the seats reserved for candidates residing outside the state of Maharashtra, as well as a quota for J & K migrant candidates.
· In February 2005, approximately 34,000 candidates took the CET for more than 4000 seats in colleges across the state participating in the test.
· The CET written test does not act as a screening step and there is no cut-off to appear for GD/PI. Taking the written test makes one eligible for GD/OI too. The selection is based on the summation of the scores obtained in GD, PI, work experience and PAR.
The Written Test
There are 200 questions to be solved in150 minutes in CET. This gives you only 0.75 minutes to solve one question. Besides there are five options per question in CET, unlike several other competitive tests that give four options. This makes speed very important in CET.
GD and PI
GD and PI comprise 17 marks each in CET.