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.
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.