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MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 12th 2018 by VIVEK BANSAL

4MAH BHMCT CET 2018 has been conducted on May 27, 2018. The exam has been conducted in online mode only.

  • The question paper consists of 100 multiple choice questions.
  • The questions in MAH BHMCT CET will be asked from three sections- Reasoning, English Language and General Awareness.
  • The test will comprise multiple choice objective type questions i.e. four options.
  • Test Duration is 90 minutes. The language of MAH BHMCT CET 2018 will be English only.

Directorate of Technical Education, Mumbai conducts Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to various courses across the state of Maharashtra. Candidates can appear for the exam to get admission to Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BHMCT).

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights

Following table highlights MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Exam Pattern:

Exam ModeOnline
Number of papers 1
Number of sections 3 (Reasoning and Logical Deduction, English Language and General Knowledge and Current Affairs)
Question Paper TypeMCQ
JEE Advanced 2017 Total Marks100 marks 
Exam duration 1:30 hour(90 minutes)
Exam language English

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Exam Pattern

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 will include 3 subjects. English Language contains 40 Questions. Reasoning (Verbal and Arithmetic) contains 30 Questions. General Awareness  include questions on current national, international affairs, culture, trade and commerce, sports, scientific inventions and discoveries, travel and tourism which contains 30 Questions.

Following are some points which highlight MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Mode of Exam: MAH BHMCT CET 2018 will be a computer based test.
  • Duration of Exam: 1 hour 30 minutes. 
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (Objective types)
  • Negative Marking: There will be no Negative marking for MAH BHMCT CET
  • MAH BHMCT CET 2018 will be conducted online at all examination centres.
  • The question paper for CET will be set in English only. Translations in any other languages will not be available.

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Marking Scheme

Following table highlights MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Marking Scheme which includes subjects like Reasoning and Logical Deduction, English Language and General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

 TopicsNumber Of QuestionsMarks per QuestionMaximum MarksTotal MarksTest Duration
Reasoning and Logical Deduction3013010090 Minutes
English Language40140
General Knowledge and Current Affairs30130

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Syllabus 

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Syllabus will consists of these 3 sections:

  • Reasoning and Logical Deduction
  • English Language
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Reasoning and Logical Deduction

This measures how quickly and accurately a student can think. It contains questions based on figures and diagrams and also contains questions on verbal reasoning.

Following is the syllabus of Reasoning and Logical Deduction:

  • Logic based questions to find the correct conclusion from 4 sentences.
  • Odd one out.
  • Geometrical designs and Identification.
  • Fill in the blanks of the series based on the numerical pattern and logic of the series.
  • Completion of numerical series based on the pattern or logic.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Following is the syllabus of General Knowledge and Current Affairs:

  • Sports and Games
  • Latest events
  • Historical events
  • Geography including Tourist Places and Spots
  • Political, Social, Cultural and Economic current affairs and events
  • Countries and Currencies
  • Current affairs relating to Business and Trade
  • Aptitude for Service Sector

English Language

This is to test your English language. In this syllabus there will be passages with questions based on their contents to test your comprehension.

Following is the syllabus of English Language:

  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Adverbs and Adjectives
  • Complete / Improvement of the sentences with correct use of Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Reading comprehension

Recommended books for MAH BHMCT CET 2018

Here are the important books for all three subjects i.e. General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude Section, English Language and Reasoning and Logical Deduction Section.

This table shows MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Subjects, Books name and their Author names:

Book NameAuthor
General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude SectionManorama Yearbook 2017
General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude SectionPratiyogita Darpan
General Knowledge and Scientific Aptitude SectionPearson India Yearbook
English LanguageWren and Martin
English LanguagePearson’s English
English LanguageTata McGraw-Hill
English LanguageArihant General English for all Competitive Examinations
Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal

MAH BHMCT CET 2018 Important Instructions

  • Applicants are advised to reach the exam center well before the commencement of the exam.
  • Each aspirant will be assigned a computer system along with the seat number in the exam hall.
  • Follow the instructions given by invigilators inside the examination hall to avoid any type of disturbance.
  • Read each question carefully. Determine the correct answer out of the four available options given for each question.
  • Candidates will be asked to select one out of the four available options and ascertain whether it is correct or not before finalising it.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




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