Exam Pattern of MAH CET 2019

Last Updated - February 12 2018

Exam Pattern of MAH CET 2019

MAH CET 2019 is an online exam comprising 200 objective type questions.  MAH CET 2019 Exam Format lets aspirants know the format of questions, marking scheme, period and syllabus. MAH CET 2019 exam will include questions from Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension.

The exam is held for a period of 2 hours 30 minutes. As per MAH CET 2019 Marking Scheme, 1 mark is honoured for every accurate response and there is no negative marking for any inaccurate answer. The medium of the exam is English only.   

MAH CET 2019 is scheduled to take place in March 2019. Students who wish to pursue MBA/MMS/PGDM from Maharashtra required to appear for MAH CET 2019 exam. Aspirants can find all relevant details regarding MAH CET 2019 Exam Format further in the article. Registration for the same shall commence from January 2019.

Exam Format Highlights of MAH CET 2019

Exam modeOnline
Number of papers1
Number of sections4
Question paper typeMCQ
Total marks of MAH CET 2019200
Exam duration2 hours 30 minutes
Exam languageEnglish

MAH CET Exam Format 2019 in Detail

No changes have been reported in MAH CET Exam Format from 2017, however, aspirants will be notified once the official notification is announced in the month of January 2019.

As per the general trends, there will be 200 MCQ type questions, where the marking scheme will remain same for the all the questions irrespective of the section details. Students can check all details regarding MAH CET 2019 Exam Format below.

MAH CET Exam Format for Logical Reasoning

  • 75 questions of MCQ type carrying 1 mark each
  • No negative marking for any inaccurate response.

MAH CET Exam Format for Abstract Reasoning

  • 25 MCQ type questions with 1 mark each
  • No negative marking

MAH CET Exam Format for Quantitative Aptitude

  • 50 questions of MCQ type carrying 1 mark each
  • No negative marking for inaccurate response

MAH CET Exam Format for Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension

  • No negative marking for any inaccurate response.
  • 50 questions of MCQ type carrying 1 mark each.

Sectional weightage of MAH CET 2019 Exam Format has been tabulated below.

SectionTotal Number of QuestionsTotal Marks
Logical reasoning7575
Abstract reasoning2525
Quantitative aptitude5050
Verbal ability/ Reading comprehension5050

MAH CET 2019 Marking Scheme

All aspiring aspirants for MAH CET 2019 should check below the marking scheme.   

Total number of questions200
Marks honored for every accurate response+1
Marks deducted for wrong response0
Marks deducted for un-attempted questions0

Syllabus and Advisable Books of MAH CET 2019

Aspirants must check below the syllabus, advisable books for all sections of MAH CET 2019 exam.

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension


  • Odd Sentence Para Jumble
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Sentence completion
  • Sentence Correction
  • Vocabulary
  • Phrase replacement
  • Sentence arrangement
  • Grammar
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Spelling/Insuitable usage
  • Comprehension of passages

Preparation tips: As the section is designed to check the understanding and usage of the English language in everyday life, so students must keep a check on following points:

  • Learn to identify the accurate usage of phrases, interpretation of tables, charts and graphs.
  • Read the passage thoroughly and understand the main theme of the passage.

Advisable Books  

Book namePublisherISBN
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CATMcGraw Hill Education9352602269
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension CatARIHANT 
Wiley's Verbal Ability and Reasoning for Competitive ExaminationsWileyB01M0E1UH9
The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CATPearsonB071ZMKJP
  1. Quantitative Aptitude


  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Numbers
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation โ€“ Graphs, Charts, Tables
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Probability
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic

Preparation Tips

  • A good understanding of ration and proportion, percentages, interpretation of tables, charts and graphs is required.
  • Keep a check on the accuracy and speed.

Advisable Books

Book namePublisherISBN
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMsArihant Publication9311123870
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CATMcgraw Hill Education9352602242
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExamS. Chand Publishing9789352534029

      3. Logical/ Abstract Ability


  • Conditional Coding
  • Symbol-based Comparison
  • Coding/Decoding
  • Selection Criteria
  • Series Completion
  • Input/Output
  • Venn Diagram
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogisms
  • Sequential Output
  • Verbal Ability
  • Linear and Circular Arrangement
  • Direction

Preparation Tips

  • The section is designed to check the aspirantโ€™s ability to think quickly and accurately.
  • Questions are generally based on analyzing diagrams and figures.

Advisable Books

Book namePublisherISBN
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CATPearson Education933257121X
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CATMHEB076V2H3BM
CAT 2017 Data Interpretation & Logical ReasoningG.K. Pub9386309475
Maharashtra CET-MBA 2018 with Solved Papers & Mock PapersArihant Publication9311125555
Master CET-MBA (Maharashtra) With Solved Papers & 10 Mock PapersArihant Publications9789352034451

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