MAH CET Exam Analysis

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for the admission in the MBA or MMS programmes in the B-schools of Maharashtra is one of the most coveted state level MBA entrance exams. The exam is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra for around 35,000 seats in around 400 B-schools of the state.

MAH CET Exam Pattern

S.No. Topics Questions Marks Per Question Maximum Marks
1 Logical Reasoning 75 1 75
2 Abstract Reasoning 25 1 25
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 1 50
4 Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension 50 1 50
Total 200 1 200

Till 2015, MAH CET MBA entrance exam did not have any section-wise demarcation or a particular number of questions in each section. From 2016 onwards, MAH CET has announced the sectional number of questions.

1. Quantitative Aptitude 

Out of 50 questions, this section had 23 questions on Data Interpretation and rest 27 on Quantitative Aptitude. The topics covered were DI sets on Tables, Caselet, Line graph and Pie Chart. Under QA, the topics included Arithmetic, Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Modern Mathematics and Data Sufficiency. 

2. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 

There were two Reading Comprehension passages. The questions were inference based and some were vocabulary based as well. Other topics for Verbal Ability area were cloze passage, grammar, sentence correction, synonym-antonym and Reading Comprehension passages.   

3. Logical Reasoning 

The questions were distributed among Verbal Reasoning and non-Verbal Reasoning. Majority of the questions on Non-Verbal Reasoning were dominated by Arrangement. The Verbal Reasoning questions were on Critical Reasoning and Syllogisms. 

4. Abstract Reasoning

The topics were Series Completion and Analogies.