Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern


Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) under the government of Maharashtra. Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is held for the admission of various undergraduate engineering courses and post graduate MBA courses. The score obtained in this exam will be considered by almost all the top engineering and management colleges of Maharashtra.

Structure and Syllabus for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET)

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET) exam will be an objective type exam with multiple choice questions. The medium of the question paper will be English.  The maximum time allowed will be 150 minutes and the exam will be for 200 marks. No negative marking will be there for incorrect answers. For the admission to MBA courses the exam will be followed by a group discussion and personal interview

The engineering entrance exam will consists of questions from Maths, Physics and Chemistry of higher secondary level. The syllabus for these subjects is as follows


  • Application of Derivatives
  • Circle
  • Continuity
  • Definite Integrals
  • Derivatives
  • Differential Equations
  • Ellipse
  • Hyperbola
  • Indefinite Integrals
  • Limits
  • Linear Programming
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Matrices
  • Numerical Methods
  • Pairs of Lines
  • Parabola
  • Probability
  • Vectors


  • Atoms Molecules and Nuclei
  • Circular Motion
  • Current Electricity
  • Elasticity
  • Electrons and Photons
  • Electomagnetic Induction
  • Electrostatics
  • Gravitation
  • Interference of Light
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
  • Magnetism
  • Properties of Fluids
  • Radiation
  • Rotational Motion
  • Semi Conductors
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Stationary Waves
  • Thermionic Emission
  • Thermodynamics
  • Wave Motion
  • Wave Theory of Light


  • Acids and Esters
  • Adsorption and Colloids
  • Amines
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Carbohydrates Proteins and Fats
  • Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetics
  • Ethers
  • Electrochemistry
  • Fluorine and Hydrogen Fluoride
  • Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes
  • Ionic Equilibria
  • Nature of Chemical Bond
  • Nuclear and Radiochemistry
  • Organic Hydroxy Compounds
  • Silicon
  • Synthetic Fibres
  • Third Row Elements

MBA entrance exam will include questions from

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
  • Reasoning Ability

Preparing for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH-CET)

The candidates should prepare very well for the exam. The candidates should practice very well so that, they can answer all the questions in the allowed time itself. They can get an idea about the pattern of exam by solving previous year question papers. Candidates can also join entrance coaching centers like IMS, Career Launcher and TIME. This will help them to increase their performance. It will be better if the students are studying with the help of a study time table. This helps them to complete the syllabus in the allowed time and also improves the confidence level of candidates. It will be better if the candidates are revising the topics one or two times before the examination.



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One Response to “Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern”

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    lalit pardeshi:

    where MBA forms get& what is a process for online application forms submision?