MAH CET Exam Pattern – MAH CET 2019


MAH CET is a state level entrance examination for admission into colleges/institutes across the state of Maharashtra. Candidates appearing for the examination should be aware of the section wise MBA CET Syllabus and the MAH CET Exam Pattern.

The MAH CET Exam Pattern for MBA is designed by the governing body – DTE (The Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra. As per the exam pattern stated by the DTE the test is divided into sections namely, Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical Ability.

According to the dates the exam is in the second of week of March 2019. Also, the exam structure states that the exam is of 150 minutes with 200 questions in the online mode.

Here is the MAH CET Paper pattern for MBA Entrance Exam.

MAH CET Exam Pattern

  • Here are some of the key features of the MAH CET Exam Pattern
  • The exam is divided into two test windows which will be conducted on March 11 and 12.
  • The test will be conducted in the online mode only.
  • MAH CET Exam will only be conducted in English
  • You can attempt any question at any point within the time limit
  • The test will be of 150 minutes which is 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • The test will consist of only objective type MCQs
  • The total number of questions in the exam is 200.
  • For each of the question in the exam, the candidates will have to choose the correct option from 5 options
  • There is no negative marking for any incorrect answer.
  • The Exam will consist of 3 sections while Reasoning section will contain Logical & Abstract Reasoning questions separately.
  • As per the Maharashtra CET Syllabus, the logical reasoning section is the most objective section of the entrance exam. Also, logical reasoning and abstract reasoning question have the most number of question.
Section name Number of questions Mark per question Total marks for the section
Logical Reasoning 75 1 75
Abstract Reasoning 25 1 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 1 50
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension 50 1 50
Total marks for the test     200

MAH CET Syllabus

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

MAH CET Syllabus

This is the MAH CET Pattern and syllabus for the MAH MBA CET Exam. Candidates must abide by the exam pattern on the day of the exam. Also, there is no negative marking in the examination which gives a little room for candidates to attempt some questions on the basis of speculation. However, the exam proves to be difficult because of the limit is given to the candidates. As per the time limit, candidates have less than a minute for each question. Abiding by the time limit might be a bit tricky in the Quantitative Aptitude Section and Logical ability section. So, it is advised that candidates keep a close watch on the time left and the time spent on each question.