MAH CET 2019 or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is an annual, state-level, computer-based post graduate management entrance test. MAH CET 2019 exam is scheduled to take place in March 2019. It is organized by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra for aspirants want admission to postgraduate programs in management in participating institutes of Maharashtra.
Some key points about MAH CET 2019 are mentioned below.
Around 400 B-schools in Maharashtra including Bhartiya Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies & Research, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research accept MAH CET scores for admissions.
|Date of Exam||March 2019|
|Organizing Body||Directorate of Technical Education, Maharastra (DTE)|
|Method of Exam||Online|
|Period of Exam||2 hour 30 minutes|
|Eligibility (may vary for various exams)||A Bachelors’ Degree in any branch from a recognised university with an at least aggregate score of 50% (45% for reserved category aspirants)|
The dates of MAH CET 2019 are yet to be released by DTE. Based on past trends, a tentative dateline for the events involved in the procedure can be charted. Candidates are advised to keep a tab on the official website for updates.
Here’s a tentative schedule for MAH CET 2019.
|Availability of MAH CET 2019 Online Application Form||January 2019|
|Application Form Editing window closes by||February 2019|
|Last date for obtaining prints of filled-in online Application Form||February 2019|
|Availability of MAH CET 2019 Hall Ticket||A Week prior to Scheduled Exam Date|
|MAH CET 2019 Scheduled Date||March 2019|
|MAH CET 2019 Result Releasement||March 2019|
|MAH CET 2019 Counseling||May 2019|
Interested candidates for the exam must fulfill general eligibility criteria for MAH CET 2019 and the same are mentioned below.
Aspirants in specific categories are advised to look up the detailed eligibility conditions listed in the Information Brochure of State Common Entrance Test Cell available on the official website.
The Registration of MAH CET 2019 has to be finished online via the official website. MAH CET Application Form 2019 will be available from January 2019 until February 2019. The steps involved in the Registration for MAH CET 2019 are mentioned below.
Participants who register successfully for MAH CET 2019 and submit the Application Form clear in all respects will be allocated the hall ticket about a week before the scheduled exam date. Participants can reach and download their hall tickets from the official website using their login credentials.
The steps involved in downloading the Hall Ticket are:
MAH CET 2019 Hall Ticket is a compulsory document without which aspirants will not be allowed to appear for the exam. The Hall Ticket will display the following details: Aspirants are advised to preserve their hall ticket copies until the admission procedure gets over.
Any discrepancy in the details printed on the Hall Ticket should be reported immediately the exam coordinator.
Participants can, during the application procedure, select any three locations, in order of preference, as their choice of exam center. Please note that once selected, the choice of the center cannot be changed. The allotment of exam center is done by DTE on the basis of the aspirant’s preference, though the DTE’s judgment in this regard is final and binding on all.
MAH CET 2019 is likely to be organized at the following locations:
|Latur||Mumbai||Mumbai Sub Urban|
|Rest of India Locations|
Please note that DTE reserves the right to cancel or add any locations to the MAH CET 2019 exam centers if the situation so demands.
MAH CET 2019 is a computer-based test comprising multiple-choice questions. The total number of questions that can be expected is 200 and the time period for the same is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
The table here depicts the number of questions that can be expected in each section of MAH CET 2019:
|Sections||Questions||Total Marks for the section||Mark per Question|
|Abstract Reasoning||25 Questions||25||1|
|Quantitative Reasoning||50 Questions||50||1|
|Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension||50 Questions||50||1|
|Logical Reasoning||75 Questions||75||1|
|Total marks for the test||-||200||-|
Here’s a detailed look at the MAH CET 2019 Syllabus
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||Synonyms and Antonyms|
Idioms and Phrases
Phrases/ Sentence Improvement
|Logical/Abstract Reasoning||Critical Reasoning; Statement and Conclusion/Assumptions/ Arguments/Courses of Action; Arrangements; Blood Relations; Coding-Decoding; Data Structures; Analogy and Odd-One-Out; Alphabetical and Numerical Series; Direction, Time and Clock Test; Quant Based Reasoning; Venn Diagram; Visual Reasoning; Cube and Dice;|
Analytical Reasoning and Puzzles; Triangular Bar Diagram/Passage-Based Data; Data Comparing and Sufficiency
|Quantitative Aptitude||Number System; Percentage; Interest; Profit, Loss, and Discount;|
Average; Ratio and Proportion/Mixtures; Time and Work; Speed and Distance; Algebra; Progression; Set Theory; Geometry; Tables, Graphs, and Charts; Mensuration; Trigonometry; Permutation, Combination; Probability
Some of the reference books that aspirants can consider for preparation for the MAH-MBA/MMS-CET are:
|Name of the Book||Publisher/Author|
|MH-CET(MBA/MMS) Entrance Guide||Disha Publications|
|Target MHCET (MBA/MMS) – Past papers + 6 Mock Tests||Disha Publications|
|Study material on all sections of MBA CET Maharashtra||Chandresh Agarwal|
|MBA Entrance Guide||Verma|
|Maharashtra MBA CET Books||CETking|
|Maharashtra MBA CET Guide by RPH Editorial Board||Priyanka Prakashan|
|The Pearson Guide to CET: MBA Maharashtra||Vandana Thorpe|
Based on earlier trends, the results for MAH CET 2019 can be expected to be declared within a week from the scheduled test date. After publication of the results, the merit list will be drawn using the standardized equi-percentile method, equating scores of all examinees.
Admission and seat allocation will be done on the basis of merit list. Post-publication of the result, candidates are advised to apply to the participating institutes of their Choice via DTE. The scorecards, as well as merit ranking, will be available to download/reach from the aspirant’s login page on the official website.
The MAH CET 2019 Result can be downloaded by following these steps:
The counselling and seat allocation for admission is organized by DTE Maharashtra on the basis of merit ranking via a Centralized Admission Procedure or CAP for admission to nearly 400 B-schools in Maharashtra. CAP is the final admission round for MBA admission to institutes like Bhartiya Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies & Research, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research etc.
The CAP for MAH CET 2019 is expected to be held in May 2019 and will be organized in 3 rounds which comprise:
Depending on the merit rank obtained by an aspirant as well as seat availability, the final allocation takes place. An aspirant must mandatorily carry the scorecard and hall ticket for MAH CET to the counseling venue as specified by the authority.