Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility of Maharashtra State Candidate, OMS candidate for appearing for MH-AAC-CET 2016:
Eligibility criteria for admission to Maharashtra State and OMS Candidates:
Eligibility criteria for admission to GOI nominees::
Special Eligibility for B.F.A. (Visual Art course)
Eligibility criteria for admission to J & K Migrants:
Eligibility criteria for admission to Foreign Nationals/ Foreign Students/PIO:
Eligibility Criteria to be considered for admission to Maharashtra State Quota seats through CAP:-
Eligibility Criteria to be considered for admission to Outside Maharashtra State :

Eligibility of Maharashtra State Candidate & OMS candidate for appearing for MH-AAC-CET 2016 :
  • Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed/appeared the HSC (Std.XII /10+ 2 Level) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (any stream) or its Equivalent examination with English as one of the subject and secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate. (40% marks in aggregate for backward class Category candidates belonging to M.S. only).
  • In case percentage, Marks (converted out of 100) in the subject added together at H.S.C. (std.XII), comes in fraction then percentage of marks shall be rounded off as explain in the example for the purpose of deciding the eligibility of the candidate. Example: - if the percentage of marks comes out to be 44.50% to 44.99% then it shall be rounded to 45% and if the percentage of marks comes out to be 44.01% to 44.49% then it shall be rounded to 44%.

NOTE:

  • Candidates who have appeared for qualifying examination i.e. HSC (Std. XII) or its equivalent examination during the academic year 2016-17 and whose results are not declared till the last date of submission of application form are eligible to appear for MH-AAC-CET 2016, however for admission to first year of degree course in B.F.A. such candidates must fulfill the criteria as mentioned in rule no. 2.2.
  • Maharashtra State Candidates (defined as per rule no. 2.5) and OMS candidate (defined as per rule no.2.6) are eligible to appear for the MH-AAC-CET 2016 conducted by the competent Authority of Govt. of Maharashtra for the academic year 2016-17.
  • Even through Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) Candidates are eligible to appear for the MH-AAC-CET 2016, it is specifically made clear that such OMS Candidate will not be able to participate in the Centralized Admission Process (CAP) on the basis of score in MH-AAC-CET 2016. This OMS Candidate will be able to apply for the admissions against the Institutes Level Seats ONLY.
  • The facility of Constitutional Reservation is not available for the OMS candidates. Therefore all OMS candidates will be treated as OPEN/GENRAL Category candidates in the entire admission process.

Eligibility criteria for admission to Maharashtra State and OMS Candidates:
  • Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed the HSC (Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education its equivalent examination with English as one of the subject and secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate (40% marks in aggregate for backward class Category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.) Final result HSC fulfilling 45% criteria and 40% require for reserved Category achieved not necessarily in first attempt.
    AND
  • Appeared and obtained non zero score at MH-AAC-CET 2016

Eligibility criteria for admission to GOI nominees:
  • Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed the HSC(Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education its equivalent examination with English as one of the subject and secured minimum 45% marks in aggregate (40% marks in aggregate for backward class Category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.) Fulfill the criteria as mention in rule no. 2.2

NOTE:

  • G.O.I. Nominees, as they are selected by their respective states for the course are exempted from appearing for the MH-AAC-CET 2016 conducted by the Competent Authority of Government of Maharashtra.

Special Eligibility for B.F.A. (Visual Art Course).:
  • The visually impaired (blind) candidate is not eligible for admission to B.F.A. Visual Art Course..

Eligibility criteria for admission to J & K Migrants:
  • Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed the HSC(Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education its equivalent examination with English as one of the subject and fulfill the criteria as mention in rule no. 2.2
    AND
    Appeared and obtained non zero score at S-CET 2016 examination separately conducted.

Eligibility criteria for admission to Foreign Nationals/ Foreign Students/PIO.:
  • Candidate should have passed the HSC (Std. XII) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with English as one the subject and fulfill the criteria as mention in rule no. 2.2 ( refer rule no 1.4.5)
    AND
    Appeared and obtained non zero score at S-CET 2016 examination separately conducted.

NOTE:

  • For the J & K Migrants, PIO candidates, Foreign Nationals /Foreign Students, a separate S-CET 16 examination will be conducted in the month of July 2016 (Similar structure as that MH-AAC-CET 2016) and on the inter-se-merit of this examination, candidates will be allotted seats for admission by counseling.

Eligibility Criteria to be considered for admission to Maharashtra State Quota seats through CAP:-
  • A candidate is considered eligible for admission to the seats coming under the purview of competent authority subject to fulfillment of any one of the eligibility criteria as listed in the following table.
  • No. Type Of Candidature Eligibility Requirements
    1. Type - A (Maharashtra State candidate) Candidate Passing SSC (Std. X) and HSC (Std. XII/10+2 level) examination (any stream) or equivalent examination from a recognized institution in Maharashtra state & candidate is Domiciled in State of Maharashtra.
    2. Type - B (Maharashtra Domiciled candidate) Candidate Passing SSC (Std. X) and HSC (Std. XII/10+2 level) examination (any stream) or equivalent examination from a recognized institution in Outside Maharashtra state. And Candidate Father/ Mother/ Husband of the candidate is domiciled in the state of Maharashtra.

NOTE:

  • Type-A candidate should produce the leaving or Bonafide certificate issued by the School / College where the candidate passed / appeared the HSC (Std XII). These candidates should also produce the Domicile Certificate of candidate at the time of submission of "Application form for Admission through CAP"
  • Type-B candidate should produce Domicile Certificate of candidate at the time of submission of "Application form for Admission through CAP" The Candidate should refer to the documents required in Annexure - II.

Eligibility Criteria to be considered for admission to Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) Quota seats :
Type Of Candidature Requirement
Outside Maharashtra State candidate (OMS) OMS Candidate should be an Indian National candidate and should have passed SSC (Std. X) and or HSC (Std.XII) examination or Equivalent from an institute situate outside state of Maharashtra. Those Indian National candidates who are not fulfilling the criteria of Maharashtra state candidates will be treated as OMS candidates.