MAH CET Exam Pattern 2018

MAH CET Exam PatternMAH CET Exam Pattern 2018 – Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra, the exam conducting body is expected to announce MAH CET 2018 exam pattern in the third week of January 2018 along with the notification. The MAH CET will be conducted on March 10 and 11, 2018. The MAH CET 2018 exam pattern is expected to remain unaltered this year. According to the exam pattern of MAH CET 2018, it is a computer-based test of 150 minutes duration carrying 200 questions. Careers360 provides the MAH CET exam pattern 2018 for the betterment of the prospective candidates. MAH CET 2018 exam pattern is divided into four sections, namely, Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal ability/Reading Comprehension. There are five options or answer choices for each objective type question, and the candidates have to select the correct answer option from the given choices. As per the marking scheme for MAH CET 2018, candidates will score one mark for each correct answer. There is no negative marking scheme for MAH CET. The aspirants have the advantage of switching from one section to the other as there are no sectional time limits followed in the MAH CET exam pattern.

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Since 2016, few revisions have been made in exam pattern of MAH MBA/MMS CET. After the alteration in the MAH CET exam, the maximum weightage was rendered to the Logical Reasoning section. Out of the 200 questions, 75 are from Logical Reasoning section. Minimum weightage is given to Abstract Reasoning section which carries 25 questions. On the other hand, Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension sections carry the equal number of questions, which is 50.  Till date, no structural or content based changes have been proposed by DTE Maharashtra for the upcoming MAH CET 2018 exam.


MAH CET Exam Pattern 2018 - MBA/MMS


Structure of the MAH CET 2018 Exam Pattern is as stated below.


MAH CET Exam Pattern

S. No.


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Marks per question

Total marks


Logical Reasoning






Abstract Reasoning





Quantitative Aptitude





Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension




Key points related to MAH CET syllabus

  • Logical/Abstract Reasoning- These sections have questions based on tables, pie charts, visual reasoning, and verbal reasoning.

  • Quantitative Aptitude- This section has questions based on arithmetic problems involving ratio and proportion, percentage, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, higher maths, etc.

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension- This section usually includes passages with questions to test candidates’ comprehension skills. English Language ability would be tested through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc.

  •  The mode of the MAH CET test remains unaltered, i.e. it will be conducted online (computer-based test)

  •  The test will be conducted in English language only

  •  The type of all the questions will be multiple-choice (MCQs). Out of the five answer options to a particular question, only one would be the correct option. Candidates have to select the most appropriate answer and ‘mouse click’ on the same which they feel is appropriate or correct. The alternative/option that is clicked on will be marked as the answer to that particular question.

  • In order to select a question to answer, following steps might be followed by the examinees:-

Highlights of MAH CET Exam Pattern 2018

  • Question number is placed on the question palette at the right of the screen and can be accessed directly. Please be noted that using this option does NOT save the answer to the current question.

  • To save the answer, ‘Save & Next’ should be clicked to proceed to the next question in sequence.

  • The existing answer can be reviewed by clicking on ‘Mark for Review and Next’ and save answer to the current question. 

Question Palette

The question palette at the right of the screen shows one of the following statuses of each of the questions numbered:

1.You have not visited the question yet.

2.You have not answered the question

3.You have answered the question

4.You have NOT answered the question but have marked the question for review

5. You have answered the question but marked it for review. 

  • Candidates need to click on one of the options which are the most appropriate.

  • In order to change an answer,  one needs to click on another option.

  • Next ‘Save and Next’ tab needs to be clicked to save the answer.

  •  During the evaluation, the answer that is marked for Review will be considered as the final answer.

  • On top of the bar screen, Section name(s) remains displayed. By clicking on the section name, questions can be viewed immediately.

  •  Examinees will automatically be directed to the next question once the tab “Save & Next” is clicked once the last question for a particular section is answered.

  • To check the status of the questions of the test, one can move the mouse cursor over the section names.

  • According to the test takers’ convenience, while taking the examination, one can shuffle between sections and questions anytime during the test tenure. The sections are not time bound

  • Candidates failing to adhere to the instructions of the “Test Administrator” might lead to a case of misconduct and he/she would be liable for debarment from appearing for examinations for a period that is decided by CET Cell.

  • Examinees may seek any clarification in an event of a doubt from the test Administrator before the test begins but none of the doubts will be cleared, once the examination begins.

  • On completion of 150 minutes, the candidates will not be permitted to take up any question or check the answers. Even if the candidate fails to click on the “Submit button” the answers of the candidate would be automatically saved by the computer system.

MAH-CET 2018 will be conducted as an online exam for admission to AICTE approved MBA/MMS/ PGDM courses 2018-20 batch in B-schools across the state of Maharashtra. The announcement of other MAH CET important dates 2018 and commencement of application form of MAH CET 2018 is expected from the third week of January 2018 and conclude in Mid-February 2018.


Candidates need to carry the MAH CET admit card to the test centre as it is a mandatory document apart from photo identity card. The officials will announce the MAH CET results tentatively during the third week of March 2018. Usually, the ratio of examinees for MAH CET exams reaches 94,000 plus candidates out of which 90,000 candidates actually appear for the exam.

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T got 60 percentile in Cat then how much i can score in MAH-CET?

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Hey bro, there is no link of percentile between cat and cet. You just focus on your weak zone and time management. Because cet is much easier than cat. Last year I scored only 24% in cat but in cet it...Read More

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You can download the sample papes from the given below link

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How much score is requred in mah cet for getting admission in bedekar institute,thane for mms

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The cutoff marks is around more than 71 through MAH CET to get admission in Bedekar Institute. To check the other information about the college you can go through with the given below link.Bedekar Ins...Read More
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There is no specific date declared by officials but it is expected to be released  on third week of January 2018. To know in detail you can refer below linkMAH CET 2018 Application Form...Read More

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