Maharashtra online CAP admissions for Undergraduate Technical courses 2016-2017

Are you seeking admissions to UG technical courses in colleges in Maharashtra? You will first need to register for the Common Admission Process (CAP). This article provides complete information of the CAP, including eligibility requirements, fees and application procedure.

The Govt. of Maharashtra State Common Entrance Cell has issued the notification for the common admission process for admissions to the first and direct second year of full time professional undergraduate technical courses for the academic year 2016-2017. The Director, Technical Education will be the Nodal Officer to carry out the admissions under the supervision & control of the Competent Authority. The last date for online registration is 23rd July 2016.

About UG technical courses CAP

The Common Admission Process (CAP) is for online registration, documents verification and application form confirmation at Facilitation Centres (FC) by those seeking admission to Direct Second Year of 4-year full time degree courses in Engineering/Technology in Government, Government-aided, University managed, University Departments & unaided private professional educational institutions for the academic year 2016-2017 in the State of Maharashtra.

The courses are for: Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Pharm D., Architecture, Hotel Management and Catering Technology.

Eligibility requirements

  1. You should be an Indian national.

  2. You should have passed Diploma course in Engineering and Technology with 45% marks in the appropriate branch of engineering and technology from an All India Council for Technical Education or Central or State Government approved institution or its equivalent (score of 40% will be the minimum for candidates of backward class categories & persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra State only).
    You should have passed B.Sc. degree from a UGC-recognized or Association of Indian Universities-recognized university with at least minimum 45% marks and also passed HSC with Mathematics as a subject, provided that you also clear the subjects of engineering graphics/engineering drawing and engineering mechanics of the first year engineering program along with second year subjects (score of 40% will be the minimum for candidates of backward class categories & persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra State only).

How to register online

  1. Purchase the application kit from any Facilitation Center (FC) against the payment of Rs.500/- in cash for General Category & Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) candidates. The payment is Rs.400/- for reserved category and persons with disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

  2. In the application kit you will get an application ID and passwords. These will be required to fill the online application form.

  3. Register and confirm the online application form at

Important notes

  • It is mandatory for all candidates to get registered and their documents verified & confirmed at a Facilitation Center (FC). Only those who have verified and confirmed documents at FC and having CAP merit number will be eligible for admission for all types of seats/quota.

  • You must produce all certificates & requisite documents in original for verification and confirmation of the application form at FC. If applying under a specific category, you will be required to produce the requisite documents as applicable.

  • Reserved category candidates unable to process caste/tribe validity certificate should produce Proforma H on Rs.100/- non-judicial Bond paper for verification. Those applying under reserved category but are unable to produce the requisite documents for reservation claim during documents verification will have to pay the difference of fees of Rs.100/- at the FC in cash.

Important dates

  1. Online registration of application for admission: 14th July 2016 to 23rd July 2016.

  2. Documents verification, updating and confirmation of application form for admission in person at facilitation center: 14th July 2016 to 23rd July 2016, up to 5p.m.

  3. Display of provisional merit lists at the official website: up to 26th July 2016.

  4. Submission of grievance, if any, at facilitation center: 27th July 206 to 29th July 2016, 5p.m.

  5. Display of the final merit lists for all types of candidate at the official website: up to 30th July 2016.

For revised schedule, if any, refer to notification updates at the official website.

Contact information

Government of Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell
305, Government Polytechnic Building,
49, Kherwadi,
Bandra (East),
Mumbai – 400051
Registration website:
Helpline numbers: 022-30233446

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