DTE-MH-CET Detailed Admission Process

MAH-CET 2017 Admission process

The journey to your dream bschool in Maharashtra doesn’t end by taking the MH-CET. DTE follows an Online CAP round process to offer admission. The DTE CAP rounds admission process to offer admission to top MBA institutes in Maharashtra is lengthy and hence this page shall help you understand each step in detail.

Download MH-CET Admit card/Hall Ticket.

  • Candidates can download the MH-CET admit card from 23rd February 2017

Appearing for the MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2017.

Declaration of MAH-MBA/MMS-CET 2017 results.

  • The MH-CET 2017 results shall be declared on 10th March 2017.

Confirmation of “Application Form for Admission” and Document Verification at Facilitation Centres to confirm Category and Candidature type.

  • Candidates who have already registered/ appeared for MAH-CET and wish to participate in the DTE CAP rounds need to login as an New Registration
  • Candidates who have taken CMAT/CAT/GMAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA and want to participate for the DTE CAP rounds can also click on New Registration, fill the Application form and pay the Application fees to register for the DTE CAP rounds.
  • All the Candidates (Already Registered/New Registrations) should confirm the Application Form in person at Facilitation Centres only as per schedule. Do not send by post.
  • To view the document verification process & List of Documents required please click here. To check the list of Facilitation centres on DTE website, please click here
  • Candidates need to visit the Facilitation Centres in person with the Mah-CET application form and required documents for Verification purposes.
  • This verification round is conducted to check all details and in case there are any mistakes in the form that can be corrected during the verification round. Once all the verification is complete the merit list is published based on the Candidate’s entrance test performance, category and University type.

Display of Provisional Merit List to verify the applicant's category and candidature type.

  • Once all the verification is complete the Provisional merit list is published based on the candidates’ entrance test performance, category and University type. Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned (Name, Registration Details, Candidature Type Details, Home University & Reservation Details, Qualification Details, All India Exam Detail) In case of any discrepancies, candidates can submit their grievances at the Facilitation centres. A candidate needs to visit the Facilitation centres again and rectify the error. This process needs to be completed within the window period announced by DTE.

Display of Final Merit list and issue of score card with State General Merit Number and All India Merit Number.

  • Post the rectification period, DTE shall display the Final Merit list and Final score card.
  • A candidate needs to make a note of his State General Merit Number and All India Merit number as this shall be considered for online CAP round seat allotment.

Display of available Category-wise Seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP Rounds I, II and III.

  • This year DTE shall display Category-wise Seats (Seat Matrix) available for each CAP Rounds( I, II, III and additional round).

  • DTE shall display of sanctioned intake, Seat Distribution of Institutes along with their Choice codes on website. Hence, candidates can make a note of their choice of institute’s and note their choice codes.

Submission and confirmation of online option form for CAP (Common Admission Process) Round I, II and III.


  • Candidates need to login with the registered user id and password to fill and Confirm Online Option Form with preferences of Courses and Institutions before CAP Round. Candidates may fill in minimum 1 and maximum 300 choices of Institutes and Courses in decreasing order of their preference.

  • Points to remember:
    • Allotment against the first available option in the order of preference filled in shall be retained as final allotment. The serial number of block in the option form indicates preference of choice. Thus, the choice code of the institute filled by the candidate in block No. 1 will be his/her first preference (Highest Priority Choice).
    • This year Candidates can edit the Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form for each CAP Round (I, II, III and additional round) by using candidates Login through the website unlike last year.
    • Candidate shall confirm the submitted on-line Option Form himself/herself by re-entering Application ID and Password. The candidate can take a printout of the confirmed Option form for his record and future reference.

Candidates are advised to go through the tab "Instructions for Candidates" (as given on DTE website)

Display of Allotment for Round(s), Rules of Reporting to the “Respective Institutes” and confirmation of the admission of Cap Round(s) as per the schedule.


  • The below process of Provisional allotment shall be followed for CAP Rounds I, II, and III as per DTE website
    • Candidate needs to submit the Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form himself/herself for CAP Round- I by using candidate’s Login by through the admission portal
    • DTE shall display Provisional Allotment of CAP Round I indicating allotted institute and Course.
    • Reporting to the Admission Reporting Center(ARC) as per Allotment of CAP Round I: Reporting and accepting the offered seat as per the allotment of the CAP Round I by the Candidate at Admission Reporting Centre. Before accepting the allotted seat, we suggest all the candidates to check the ‘Freeze’, ‘Slide’ or ‘Float’ options introduced by DTE for MBA/MMS CET CAP rounds. (If seat is allotted, Report to Admission Reporting Centre (ARC), Select Freeze/Slide/Float option. Produce Original Documents for Verification & Pay Seat Acceptance Fee in the form DD.) Refer Instructions for Candidates for details.
    • Note: If candidate fails to report for the acceptance of allotted seat at Admission Reporting Center in scheduled time. It will be treated as if candidate has rejected the allotted seat. However such candidates will be able to participate in subsequent CAP rounds by filling new Option Form.
    • Display of Vacant Seats for CAP Round-II
    • From this year, candidate can edit and submit the Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form for CAP Round- II by using candidate’s Login through the admission portal.
    • Candidates who do not want to change the options already filled in for CAP Round I or II, their already filled in & confirmed options will be considered for allotment for subsequent rounds.
    • DTE shall display Provisional Allotment of CAP Round II indicating allotted institute and Course.
    • Reporting to the Admission Reporting Center(ARC) as per Allotment of CAP Round II: Reporting and accepting the offered seat as per the allotment of the CAP Round II by the Candidate at Admission Reporting Centre. Before accepting the allotted seat, we suggest all the candidates to check the ‘Freeze’, ‘Slide’ or ‘Float’ options introduced by DTE for MBA/MMS CET CAP rounds. (If seat is allotted first time i.e. in Round II, Report to Admission Reporting Centre (ARC), Select Freeze/Slide/Float option. Produce Original Documents for Verification & Pay Seat Acceptance Fee in the form DD.) Refer Instructions for Candidates for details.
    • The same process as above shall be followed for CAP round III.

  • This year DTE has followed the last year’s process with a few changes* whereby before accepting the allotted seat, a Candidate can opt to ‘Freeze’, ‘Slide’ or ‘Float’ the choice of academic program for subsequent round(s), if any, of seat allocation, as provided below:-
    1. Freeze: Candidates accept the offered seat and they do not want to participate in any further rounds of seat allocation. Such Candidates will not be considered in subsequent rounds of admission.
    2. Slide: Candidates accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to the academic program of higher preference is offered within the same Institution, they will accept it. Such Candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission;
    3. Float: Candidates accept the offered seat and indicate that, if admission to an academic program of higher preference in any Institution is offered, they will accept it. Else, they will continue with the currently accepted academic program. Such Candidates will be considered in subsequent rounds of admission;
    4. For Candidates who choose the Float or Slide option, and secures a seat of his choice of higher preference, then it would automatically result in the forfeiture of the seat accepted by the Candidate in the earlier round;
    5. Sliding and Floating options will not be available to a Candidate who is offered admission to his first choice.
    6. *This year Candidates can edit the Online Submission & Confirmation of Option Form for each CAP Round (I, II, III and additional round) by using candidate Login through the website unlike last year.
    7. *This year DTE has announced an additional CAP rounds which is for all candidates who have CAP Merit Number and are desirous of participating in this Additional Round unlike last year.
    8. *If candidate fails to report for the acceptance of allotted seat at Admission Reporting Center in scheduled time. It will be treated as if candidate has rejected the allotted seat. However such candidates will be able to participate in subsequent CAP rounds by filling new Option Form.

Candidates are advised to go through the tab"Instructions for Candidates" (as given on DTE website)

Reporting and confirming admission at the Institute

A Candidate needs to Report to the Allotted Institute and confirm his/her Admission by submitting required documents and remaining fees, if any, as per Final Allotment.

Stage 12 : Additional CAP round for MBA/MMS 2017-19
This year DTE has announced an additional CAP round which is for all candidates who have CAP Merit Number and are desirous of participating in this Additional Round.

  • The schedule for Additional Round for Government/Govt. Aided Institutes only is published here
  • DTE shall display of Vacant Seats for additional round like CAP round I, II and III candidates need to Submit & Confirm online option Form for additional Round through candidates by using their Login through the admission portal.
  • This additional CAP round is for all candidates who have CAP Merit Number and are desirous of participating in this Additional Round.

We shall update the IMS Website with the Instructions or other details as per DTE website. Stay tuned.

Disclaimer:
The above information and process is based on the DTE 2017 Notification

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