MAH CET 2016 Analysis - Moderate difficulty level test across slots
Urvashi Dalal, 15 Mar 2016, #MAHA CET
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The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) conducted its state level entrance MBA test- MAH CET on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13, March 2016. The overall test was of Moderate level and had similar difficulty level across its slots on each day. According to the experts and test takers, the Logical Ability section, with 75 questions was on the higher side of the difficulty level as the analytical puzzle questions were a bit tough for the students to attempt. There have been no reports of technical glitch in the MAH CET 2016 across centers. 

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As a part of changes in this year’s MAH CET 2016 Exam Pattern, there were fixed number of questions in each section with 5 options to select the answer from. The majority of the questions were from LR section, followed by Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension with 50 questions each. The Abstract Reasoning has 25 questions to attempt.

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Ranjit Calangutkar, Product Head, Maharashtra MBA CET, T.I.M.E. said, “No technical glitches reported as of now. As far as the exam is concerned, the test had the same level of difficulty across its two-day slots.”

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The following paragraphs will share with you the detailed analysis:

Logical Reasoning: With 75 questions, this section had the most weight-age with an overall difficulty level being- Moderate. This section had no surprise element; however, the analytical puzzles were on the difficult side for the students.

This section had questions based on figures and diagrams and also questions on verbal reasoning. The majority of the questions were on Series, Linear Arrangement and Coding-Decoding, Direction, and Family Tree, and Circular Arrangement.

Quantitative Aptitude: This section had 50 questions which were tricky and calculation based. The overall difficulty level was of moderate level. The questions in this section were similar to that of last year’s MAH CET. With no new type of questions, QA had questions based on arithmetic problems involving ratio and proportion, percentage, etc.

Last year there were reports of few erroneous questions in this section, however, there were no such reports for this year’s QA section.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension: This section included passages with questions based on their contents to test student’s comprehension. This section was also structured in a way to test English Language ability through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. The overall difficulty level of this section was of Easy level.

Calangutkar says, “Verbal ability section was the savior and students should have made the most of it, it was one of the easiest sections.”

Abstract Reasoning: This section was the easiest for the MAH CET 2016 students, with 25 questions to attempt. According to the expert, the abstract reasoning section was unusually easy with simple questions, unlike the usual MBA CET trend.

MAH CET 2016 had 200 questions to attempt in 150 minutes. According to the experts, a score of 110+ will be sufficed to get into the top 5 colleges. “Overall the paper across all slots was tougher than the usual CET paper every year. The cut offs for top colleges will be relatively lower this year. It is likely that the cutoffs for JBIMS would approximately be around 135-140” says T.I.M.E. expert Calangutkar.

MAH CET 2016 Results will be announced on March 29 and the scores will be accepted by over 400 B-schools in Maharashtra. The test was taken by around 70,000 students across 166 centers across India.

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Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Sep, 2019

hello aspirant,

yes you may apply for Maharastra CET exam. The basic eligibility criteria is Candidates must have a bachelors’ degree in any discipline from any recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks, and at least 45% in case of sc/ st candidates .  Final year students can also apply. This exam is admission to MBA courses in different institutes.


i got 47.18 percentile in MH-CET 2019 so which ranked at im

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 24th Sep, 2019


If your query is about MAH CET result, the result was announced on March 30 and the result carries the candidates' secured Rank, Scores and Percentiles.

Also, the seat allotment list is declared. Check the details using the link below and do let us know if you have any other queries:

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hello, other than mah cet exams for jbims is there any other exam which is conducted by jbims ?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 26th Sep, 2019


Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai offers two-year full-time postgraduate Master of Management Studies (MMS) course.

MMS is the flagship course of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

According to the eligibility criteria for admission to the course, all JBIMS applicants should have a valid score of at least one examination, namely. MAH CET/CAT/CMAT/XAT/MAT.

Admission process is executed through Centralised Admission Process (CAP) of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra.

Do let us know if you have any other queries.

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Is their possibility of additional round for Mh Cet 2019 ?

Shatabdi Singh 7th Aug, 2019

Hello , 

as all query is you want to know that whether there is any possibility of additional round of counselling for MH CET 2019. 

I would like to tell you that there is fixed counselling as there no any of the counselling process apart from that there is a mop up round counselling for spot round counselling or a special round counselling introduced by the different counselling sets so in MH CET there is a special round counselling apart from that there is no any possibility for any of the students to have any additional round of counselling. 

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May I know its colleges ? Allowing MAH CET entrance.

Mahima Student Expert 31st Jul, 2019


A few Colleges under MHCET providing diploma and Pg courses in Labour law are-

Indian Law Society Law College, Pune

 Yashwantrao Chavan Law College, Pune

Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad

Dr Ambedkar College of Law, Mumbai

 Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Shankarrao Chavan Law College, Pune

Shantaram Potdukhe College of Law, Chandrapur

Ahmednagar Jilha Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samajs New Law College, Ahmednagar

Other colleges in Maharashtra providing diploma/PG courses in Labour law are-

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, New Law College, Pune

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune

Symbiosis Law School Pune

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