MAH CET Syllabus 2018

MAH CET SyllabusMAH CET Syllabus 2018 - Aspiring candidates who are planning to appear for the MAH CET should be aware of the section wise break up of the syllabus for MAH CET 2018. Careers360 has brought the detailed MAH CET 2018 syllabus for the convenience of the candidates. The MAH CET syllabus 2018 is designed according to the exam pattern as decided by DTE (The Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra. MAH CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) 2018 is the state level MBA entrance examination for the various management institutes in Maharashtra only. According to the exam pattern of MAH CET 2018, the test is divided into sections namely, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Ability. The body that conducts the MAH CET examination, DTE (The Directorate of Technical Education) Maharashtra, does not provide any official syllabus for MAH CET. However, Careers360 has equipped this article with the section wise MAH CET syllabus 2018 based on the previous year’s analysis sample questions released by DTE.

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According to important dates of MAH CET 2018, the examination was held on March 10 and 11, 2018 in computer-based mode in two sessions each day. The MAH CET exam pattern comprised of 200 multiple choice objective type questions (MCQs) with five options for each question. The total duration of the Computer Based Test MAH CET was 150 minutes. Before running through the MAH CET 2018 syllabus, one needs to know the exam structure of MAH MBA/MMS CET 2018.


MAH CET 2018 Test Pattern

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Sections/ Areas

No. of Questions

Computer based test (CBT)

150 minutes

Logical Reasoning


Abstract Reasoning


Quantitative Ability


Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension


MAH CET Syllabus 2018


The most favourable type of questions in different sections of MAH MBA/ MMS CET 2018 are stated below for students’ benefit.


MAH CET Syllabus 2018

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

Quantitative Aptitude


Logical/Abstract Ability

  • Antonyms

  • Comprehension of passages

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Para Jumbles

  • Synonyms

  • Sentence completion

  • Sentence arrangement

  • Sentence Correction

  • Spelling/Inappropriate usage

  • Phrase replacement

  • Odd Sentence Para Jumble

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Arithmetic

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Mensuration

  • Probability

  • Ratio & Proportion

  • Numbers

  • Percentage

  • Quantitative Reasoning

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Data Interpretation – Graphs, Charts, Tables


  • Symbol-based Comparison

  • Linear and Circular Arrangement

  • Direction

  • Sequential Output

  • Series Completion

  • Conditional Coding

  • Selection Criteria

  • Venn Diagram

  • Verbal Ability

  • Input/Output

  • Blood Relations

  • Coding/Decoding

  • Syllogisms


Points to Remember

  •  The total duration of MAH CET 2018 exam was 2 hours and 30 minutes.

  • The medium of instruction and the questions in the MAH CET 2018 examination paper was English.

  • During the 150 minutes of MAH CET exam, one could attempt any question at any point of time.

  • There will only be one correct answer out of the five options given.

  •  Candidates had to click on the option, which they thought is the most appropriate for the given question.

  • There is no negative marking for any of the questions.

According to experts from IMS Learning, the exam analysis of MAH CET 2018 shows that the overall difficulty level of the exam was lower than the previous year's exam with marginally tougher Abstract section. 


The notification for MAH CET 2018 including the MAH CET other important dates was released on January 20, 2018. Aspirants fulfilling the MAH CET eligibility criteria could fill the application form of MAH CET 2018 from January 22 to February 17. The scores of MAHCET will be accepted by more than 400 participating B-schools in the state of Maharashtra. The MAH CET 2018 result will be declared on March 19, 2018. Last year statistics confirmed that around 90,000 candidates who took the test out of 94,500 applicants.

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