MAH-CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test) for MBA/MMS/PGDM courses for the associated institute of Maharashtra is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE),a Government Authority in Maharashtra. This aptitude test is a state level exam which is re-introduced in 2014 by DTE after giving a break for a year in 2013 when the admissions were done on basis of CMAT.
The admission is a two-step process
Aptitude Test (Online Test)
Centralised Admission Process (CAP Round)
Rules by DTE also govern the aspects of the Entrance Test, Centralised Admission Process (CAP) and it also gives the rules and information regarding the Distribution of seats under various heads i.e CAP Seats, Institute Level Seats, Minority Seats etc.; various types of candidates, details of the Reservation of seats, Fees concession offered to eligible candidates, details of the Centralised Admission Process, details of the Admission rounds and Institute wise Information.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR MH-CET
REGISTRATION START DATE:
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION: Register
Friday, 27 February 2015
MH-CET TEST DATES :
14, 15 March 2015
MH-CET RESULTS : Link
MH-CET & ELIGIBILITY
Candidate passed/appearing in final year with minimum of 50% marks in aggregateor equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons With Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) in any Bachelor’s degree awarded by any of the Universities recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Eligibility Criteria for admission to Maharashtra State candidates through CAP
Apart from above Basic Eligibility, a Candidate should also be an Indian National and should have appeared for MAH‐CET
Eligibility Criteria for admission against All India Seats (Rest of India) through CAP
Apart from above Basic Eligibility, a Candidate should be an Indian National and should have appeared for CAT / GMAT / CMAT / MAT / XAT / ATMA / MAH‐CET.
MH-CET 2015 PATTERN
MAH-CET 2015 is an online exam with 200 multiple choice objective type questions (MCQS). The exam is for 2.5 (Two & Half) hours duration and would have a maximum of 200 marks without any negative marking.
There is no fixed Pattern for MAH-CET but it does follow the aptitude test pattern which broadly covers the following topics.
Verbal Ability & Verbal Reasoning
Below table gives us the trend of number of questions asked in each section of the past exams.
MH-CET 2015 ANALYSIS
The test had 200 questions which were to be answered in 150 minutes. The surprising factor (positive for students) this year was that each questions was followed by 4 options (and not 5 as in the case of previous editions of MAHCETs).
Overall the questions in the test can be divided into 3 broad categories:
Following is the section wise analysis of this year’s MAHCET
1. Logical and Visual Reasoning:
2. Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation:
3. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension:
All in all MAHCET 2015 was an entirely speed based paper wherein well prepared and fast student would have had close to 190 genuine attempts. The cutoffs for this year will be slightly higher than that of previous year. A score of 150 will fetch approximately 98 percentile.