Mumbai: The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra has announced that the common entrance test for admissions to the two year management courses such as MBA, MMS, PGDBM, PGDM will be conducted online for academic session 2014 – 2015. The exam, known as MAH-MBA/ MMS-CET 2014 will be conducted on 15th & 16th March, 2014.
or the 2013 – 2014 MBA/ MMS academic session, admissions were done through CMATconducted by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) instead of the CET, but Maharashtra saw a 50 per cent decline in MBAadmissions this year. MAH – MBA/ MMS – CET was last conducted in 2012 and was replaced by CMAT 2013 this year.
This decision to bring back CET was made by the state aftermanagement colleges in Maharashtra complained about the awareness of CMAT among students.
According to Dr. Subhash Mahajan, Director in Charge, DTE, 20% seats will be with the management, the 15% all-India quota seats can be filled by colleges using scores of CMAT, CAT, XAT, MAT and ATMA or any other national-level MBA entrance exams. The remaining 65% seats under the state quota will be filled using the MAH-MBA/ MMS-CET 2014scores.
Further details about MAH-MBA/ MMS-CET 2014 application procedure, eligibility etc. will be announced by January, 2014. Keep watching this space for updates.