MAH HM CET 2018 is being held by Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (MAH. XXVIII of 2015). The Competent Authority is conducting CET (MAH­ B.HMCT CET 2018) on May 27, 2018. The candidate who wishes to apply for admission to Bachelor of Hotel Management and Catering Technology can apply online at the official website of DTE. The aspirants shall have to fill and submit the application form by online mode. To appear for the entrance examination, the applicants should download the admit card and bring it to the exam center. The CET will be a computer-based test of 60 minutes duration. Get here complete Information regarding MAH HM CET 2018 such as application form, application fee, eligibility criteria and so on.

Latest: MAH HM CET 2018 exam date has been announced. Check it below.


Admission to B.HMCT for the academic session 2018-19 will be done on the basis of merit in the entrance examination. Candidates can check the exam date and expected schedule for other events of MAH HM CET 2018 in the table below.

Event Dates
Online Registration starts for MAH B.HMCT CET 2018 1st week of Apr 2018
Last date for online registration 4th week of Apr 2018
Issue of Hall Ticket 1st week of May 2018
MAH B.HM CET 2018 exam date 27 May 2018
Declaration of Result 3rd week of May 2018

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Eligibility Criteria for MAH HM CET 2018

The candidate before proceeding to apply online for MAH B.HMCT CET 2018 should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should be an Indian National;
  • Passed HSC or its equivalent examination and obtained at least 45% marks in aggregate (at least 40% marks in aggregate for backward class category and Persons with Disabilities candidates belonging to Maharashtra state only);
  • Candidates appearing for qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for CET.


  • Aggregate marks means the grand total of marks obtained by the candidate in subjects on which the class declaration is made in the particular Board from which the candidate is passing the qualifying examination.

MAH HM CET 2018 Application Form

For registering online for MAH HM CET 2018 candidates should click on the direct link which will be given on this page or visit of the official website at In the online application form, the applicants shall have to provide their Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, and other necessary information. Also, the applicants shall have to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications. After uploading the images, candidates can proceed to pay the application fee. The application fee shall be payable by online mode via Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Application Fee

As per last year’s information, the applicants shall have to pay the following amount for MAH HM CET 2018:

Categories Application Fee Charges
General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates Rs. 800
Reserved Category Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only Rs. 600

MAH HM CET 2018 Admit Card / Hall Ticket

The admit card for MAH HM CET 2018 will be issued online for only those candidates who will successfully register for the exam. The MAH HM CET 2018 Hall Ticket will consist of basic information about the exam such as exam date, timings and its venue. To download the admit card, the applicants shall have to enter details such as Registration Number, Password, etc. The applicants should download and take a print out of the admit card. Along with the admit card, the applicants need to bring a valid photo id proof to the exam center.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Computer-based Online Test
  • Duration of the exam: 90 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Type of Questions: MCQ
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for any incorrect answer.
Topics Number of question Marks per question Maximum Marks Total Marks
English Language 40 1 40 100
Reasoning (Verbal and Arithmetic) 30 1 30
General Knowledge &
Awareness including questions on current national, International
Affairs, Culture, Trade & Commerce, Sports, Scientific Inventions and Discoveries,
Travel/ Tourism etc.
30 1 30
  • Click Here to check the syllabus and marking scheme.
  • Click Here to download the Sample Questions for MAH HM CET.

Preparation Tips and Recommended Books for MAH HM CET

In order to qualify an entrance exam, it is important that the candidate must be well aware of its syllabus and marking scheme. Since there is no negative marking for this entrance exam, it will be quiet easy for students to score good marks. However, a lot will depend on the preparation and hard work, a student puts for clearing this entrance exam.

  1. Start practicing the topics which are your strong point and then move forward to the weaker areas.
  2. Read books, newspaper to increase your knowledge of Grammar and Current Affairs.
  3. Take mock tests, solve previous year question papers as much as possible.
  4. From the preparation point of view, Maharashtra Hotel Management-CET by Dr. Chandresh Agrawal is the best book for MAH HM CET. 
  5. Practice a lot and study as per the sylabus only.

For More Details candidates can also refer the last year Information Brochure regarding MAH HM CET.

Insofar, DTE Maharashtra has only issued the exam date, notification regarding Syllabus and marking scheme. Rest all the Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra releases MAH BHMCET 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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