MAH MCA CET 2020 Syllabus: Download Section-wise Syllabus PDF

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    The syllabus of MAH MCA CET 2020 has been released. It would be comprised of 4 sections. A total of 100 questions will be asked from Maths & Statistics, Logical or Abstract Reasoning, English Comprehension & Verbal Ability, and Computer concepts. 

    The maximum number of questions in MAH MCA CET 2020 will be asked from Mathematics & Statistics and Logical Reasoning. The test will be comprised of MCQs and will be conducted in online mode on March 28, 2020. 

    All the aspiring candidates seeking admission in MCA must take note of the syllabus mentioned below while preparing for the exam. 

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    MAH MCA CET Syllabus

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus is designed to assess candidates aptitude on the following parameters:

    • Mathematics & Statistics – The questions will cover topics of high school mathematics (up to the 12th standard)
    • Logical / Abstract Reasoning – This section is designed to measures the speed and logical thinking of candidates and check the problem-solving capability of the candidate.
    • English Comprehension and Verbal – Questions in this section are designed to test the candidate’s general understanding of the English language.
    • Computer Concepts – This section will consist of questions to test the candidate’s extent of knowledge about computers and their systems. 

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus for Mathematics & Statistics

    AlgebraFundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, Quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations.
    Co-ordinate GeometryRectangular cartesian co-ordinates, equations of a line, mid-point, intersections, etc., equations of a circle, distance formulae, pair of straight lines, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, simple geometric transformations such as translation, rotation, scaling.
    Probability & StatisticsBasic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures of dispersions, skewness and kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, Binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, curve fitting, and the principle of least squares, correlation, and regression.
    Differential EquationsDifferential equations of the first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogeneous linear differential equations.
    TrigonometrySimple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse function.
    ArithmeticRatios and proportions, problems on time-work, distance-speed, percentage, etc.
    Basic Set Theory and FunctionsSet, relations and mappings
    MensurationAreas, triangles and quadrilaterals, area and circumference of circles, volumes and surface areas of simple solids such as cubes, spheres, cylinders, and cones.

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus for Logical/Abstract Reasoning

    Important Topics
    Seating ArrangementsCircular Arrangements
    Blood RelationsSets based on Grouping and Pattern
    Mapping and Best RoutesSelection and Conditionals

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus for English comprehension and verbal ability

    Important Topics
    Basic English GrammerVocabulary
    ComprehensionSummary writing
    Synonyms and AntonymsOrdering of Sentences
    Para jumblesError Spotting

    MAH MCA CET Syllabus for Computer Concepts

    Important Topics
    Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input/output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices.
    Data RepresentationRepresentation of characters, integers, and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, signed arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.
    Computer ArchitectureBlock structure of computers, communication between processor and I / O devices, interrupts.
    Computer LanguageAssembly language and high-level language, Computer Programming in C and Operating System basics.

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    Preparation Books

    Recommended Book for MAH MCA CET Preparation

    MAH MCA CET Preparation Books for Computer Science:

    MAH MCA CET Recommended Books
    Books NameAuthor
    Computer FundamentalsP. K. Sinha
    Object-Oriented Programming with C++Balagurusamy
    Java: The Complete ReferenceHerbert Schildt
    Operating System ConceptsSilberschatz

    Apart from the table, one should be familiar with computer basics and data representation which holds comparable importance.

    MAH MCA CET Recommended Books

    The following books can be followed by candidates to prepare for MAH MCA CET 2020:

    MAH MCA CET Recommended Books
    Book NameAuthor
    Mathematics for MCA Entrance ExaminationAmit Choudhary and Neelam Choudhary
    A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
    Verbal AbilityWren and Martin
    MCA-CET MaharashtraChandresh Aggarwal
    MCA Entrance Exam GuideRph Editorial Board

    Marking Scheme

    Marking Scheme and Time Duration

    Given below is the weight of every section. Candidates can very well follow the marking scheme to prepare well for the exam. Moreover, negative marking is there in the exam. Every correct answer will carry 2 marks and 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Any unanswered question will carry 0 marks.

    SectionNo of QuestionsMarks per QuestionMaximum MarksTotal Marks
    Mathematics & Statistics30260200
    Logical / Abstract Reasoning30260
    English comprehension and verbal ability20240
    Computer Concepts20240

    Preparation Tips

    • To score good rank always refer to the reference books.
    • Make a proper time table and allocate time to each section. This can done by going through the syllabus of MAH MCA CET. With the help of the syllabus, you can easily make a preparation plan.
    • Check your preparation level by solving the previous years question papers.
    • Make notes and revise daily. The revision could prove very beneficial for students. 
    • Learn some tips and tricks that can help you in saving some time while solving the questions.
    • Do not use calculators during the time of preparation. 
    • Calculate your speed of answering a question.  

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    Ques: How much time will I get to complete my exam?

    Ans: You will get 90 minutes to complete 100 questions. Each question carries 2 marks. For each wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted. The maximum number of questions will be asked from Mathematics & Statistics and Logical Reasoning that is 30 questions from each section. 

    Ques: How should I prepare for MAH MCA CET 2020?

    Ans: You should start your preparation after getting a good knowledge of the syllabus. Once you have an idea about the major topics of the exam then you can easily start with your preparation. The syllabus will help you in making a preparation plan for the exam. 

    Ques: What would be the major topics of MAH MCA CET Maths section?

    Ans: Maths section will cover the maximum topics of high school mathematics up to the 12th standard. Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Differential Equations, Trigonometry, Probability & Statistics, Arithmetic, Basic Set Theory, Functions, Mensurations are some of the major topics of MAH MCA CET maths section. 

    Ques: Can use Calculator to solve questions in the exam?

    Ans: No. Candidates are not allowed to carry calculators with them to the examination hall. All the candidates are advised to practice and prepare without using calculators that will help them in the exam. If any candidate found will any prohibited item then his/her candidature could be canceled by the authorities

    Ques: It is necessary to answer all the questions in the exam?

    Ans: No. It is not necessary to answer all the questions in the exam. Candidates can leave questions unattempted and 0 marks will be awarded to the same whereas for wrong answers 0.5 marks will be deducted. 

    *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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