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MAH CET 2018 Syllabus

Updated On - March 22nd 2018 by AYUSHMAAN MISHRA

MAH CET (Maharashtra Common Eligibility Test) 2018 Syllabus is prepared by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. The question paper consists of questions from the topics of Logical Reasoning, Abstract reasoning, Quantitative aptitude and Verbal and Reading Comprehension.

  • The level of question paper is based on graduation level.
  • Question paper contain the questions based on Blood Relation, Sets, Bar Graph, Para Jumble, Geometry and Calculus, etc. 
  • MAH CET 2018 is conducted in online mode.
  • MAH CET contains 200 questions to be done in a duration of 150 minutes.

MAH CET is conducted once every year in the month of March. It is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra for the aspirants seeking admission in various post-graduate courses. MAH CET 2018 is scheduled on March, 10 & 11 2018. Read MoreMAH CET Exam Pattern: Past 5 Years Trends & Analysis

MAH CET 2018 Logical Reasoning Syllabus

The section of Logical Reasoning checks candidate’s skill to interpret pattern, sequence, relations and shapes. This section contains the highest number of questions. Candidates must prepare this section well. For the convenience of applicants, syllabus for logical reasoning has been given below:

  • Assumptions
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Data Arrangement
  • Propositions
  • Puzzles
  • Sets
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Statements
  • Syllogism
  • Venn diagram

MAH CET 2018 Abstract Reasoning Syllabus

The section of Abstract Reasoning checks the candidate’s skill to interpret patterns, sequences, relations and shapes at complex and intangible level. This section contains less number of questions. Given below is the syllabus for Abstract Reasoning candidates can check.

  • Bar Graph
  • Case lets
  • Combination of Graphs
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Tables

MAH CET 2018 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Syllabus

The section of Verbal Ability checks the candidate’s ability in word power, analogies, sentence correction and verbal reasoning. To score well in this section candidates need to improve their vocabulary and strong command on English language. Given below is the syllabus for Verbal ability candidates can check.

  • Fact Inference Judgement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Jumble
  • Para completion
  • Sentence Correction
  • Word usage

MAH CET 2018 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The section of Quantitative Aptitude checks the candidate’s ability to calculate the numerical ability and accuracy in mathematical calculations. Candidates can check the syllabus given below to prepare well.

ArithmeticNumber System, HCF, LCM, Ratio & Proportion, Simplification, Percentage, Average, Age Calculation, Time & Work, Distances, etc.
AlgebraTheory of Equations, Quadratic Equation, Permutation & Combination, Sequence & Series etc.
GeometryAngles, Lines, Triangles, Circles, etc.
MensurationAreas and Volumes – Rectangles, Squares, Triangles, Circles, Cubes, Cones, Spheres, Pipes and Cistern, etc.
CalculusMaxima and Minima , Function
TrigonometryTrigonometric Ratios, Heights and Distances, etc.

Recommended Books for MAH CET 2018

Books plays an important role in the life of candidates preparing for entrance exam. It is necessary for the candidates to choose the book which does not contain any mistake. Given below are some of the important subject wise recommended books for the candidates preparing for MAH CET 2018.

Recommended Books for Logical and Abstract Reasoning

Book NameAuthor/ Publisher
Trishna's Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA ExaminationsTIME Publisher: Pearson
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT Arun Sharma
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR. S Aggarwal

Recommended Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Book NameAuthor
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT Arun Sharma
Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CATNishit Sinha
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips, Techniques, and Short-cut MethodsAbhijit Guha

Recommended Books for Verbal and Reading Comprehension

Book NameAuthor
 English GrammarWren and Martin
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionAjay Singh

MAH CET Question Analysis

Given below is the analysis of MAH CET questions from the year 2011 – 2016 candidates can check. The section of reasoning contains the highest number of question from the past year. According to the analysis, candidates must prepare well certain topics like reasoning, Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Analytical Puzzle, etc. to score well in exam.

YearTopicsNumber of Questions
2016Logical Reasoning75
Abstract Reasoning25
Quantitative Aptitude50
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension50
2015Quantitative Aptitude45
Data Interpretation5
Logical Reasoning60
Visual Reasoning22
Verbal Ability50
Reading Comprehension18
2014Quantitative Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning90
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension60
2012Analytical Reasoning32
Verbal Reasoning7
Non Verbal Reasoning30
Data Interpretation15
Data Sufficiency7
Quantitative Ability17
Verbal Ability42
Reading Comprehension10
Analytical Puzzle34
Quantitative Comparison6
2011Analytical Reasoning28
Verbal Reasoning19
Non Verbal Reasoning25
Data Interpretation20
Data Sufficiency5
Quantitative Ability18
Verbal Ability18
Reading Comprehension32
Analytical Puzzle30
Quantitative Comparison5

MAH CET 2018 Exam Pattern

MAH CET 2018 is conducted in online mode i.e. computer based. There are a total number of 200 questions in exam to be completed in a duration of 2 and half hour. The type of question paper is objective type. The language of question paper is English. Candidate will gain 1 mark for every single correct answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect response. There are two section in the question paper, each section contains 200 questions of 200 marks. One section contains the questions from two subjects.

Exam ModeCBT- Computer based test (Online)
Number of papers 1
Number of questions 200 questions
Number of sectionsTwo
Questions in each sectionSection A: 75 + 25 Section B: 50 + 50
Question Paper TypeObjective Type Question Paper
MAH CET 2018 Total marks200 Marks
Exam durationTwo and half hour
Exam language English
Marking Scheme1 mark per question
Negative MarkingNo negative marking

The section of reasoning contains 100 questions from which 75 questions are based on logical reasoning and remaining 25 questions set on abstract reasoning. This section of is 100 marks. Section B contains 100 question divided equally between the question of Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Ability. Each subject contain 50 marks. MAH CET 2018 Question paper is set of 200 marks.

TopicNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksMarks per QuestionTotal Marks
Logical Reasoning75751200
Abstract Reasoning25251
Quantitative Aptitude50501
Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension50501

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*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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