Preeminent Education and Research Association (PERA) is an association of private institutions within the state of Maharashtra. Aimed at improving the quality of higher education in India, it conducts CETs (Common Entrance Tests) for various undergraduate and postgraduate level professional courses.
Candidates can seek admission into a number of engineering, management, pharmaceutical, teching, and other courses in PERA participating colleges only. It is equivalent to national or state level exams such as JEE, MH-CET, Uni-Gauge, ATMA, CAT, and MAT.
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Key details of PERA CET 2020 has been summed up below:
|Exam name||PERA CET (Preeminent Education and Research Association)|
|Exam level||Graduate and postgraduate|
|Participating institutions||Private colleges/universities in Maharashtra|
|Frequency of conducting exams||Twice every year|
|Mode of application||Online and offline|
|Mode of exam||Online (CBT; Computer Based Test)|
|Total duration||3 hours|
|Registration fee||INR 1500|
|Online registration last date||September 10, 2020|
|Exam date||September 16, September 17, September 18, 2020|
Candidates seeking admission in private institution Maharashtra via PERA CET must fulfil the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:
Candidates appearing for this examination must familiarize themselves with the syllabus in order to have an effective preparation strategy.
|Program||Topics to be covered|
|B. Tech / B. Pharm CET||Physics: Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems Chemistry: Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Isolation of Elements, p-Block Elements, d- and f-Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life Mathematics: Relations and Functions, Algebra, Calculus, Vectors and 3-D Geometry, Linear Programming, Probability Biology: Reproduction, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its Applications, Ecology and Environment|
|BHM CET||Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, English Language, Aptitude for Service Sector|
|B. Ed CET||General Knowledge, Language – Hindi / English, General Aptitude and Subject Ability – Arts, Science, Commerce and Agriculture|
|BFA CET B. Des.||G K MCQ along with Drawing creativity test. General aptitude test based on 10+2 level and syllabus similar to MH CET of LLB.|
|M.Tech CET||Subject specific questions based on GATE Level Syllabus.|
|MBA CET||QA Topics for Arithmetic: Number Systems, Percentages, LCM & HCF, Profit, Loss & Discount, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Speed, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Averages, Ratio & Proportion, Mixtures and Alligation QA Topics for Algebra: Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Complex Numbers, Logarithm, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds and Indices, Inequalities, Functions and Graphs, Other Topics: Permutation and Combination, Probability, Set Theory, Geometry, Mensuration, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry Reading Comprehension: 5 RC passages with 24 questions (3 long passages of 900 words and 2 short passages of 600 words). Long passages have 6 questions and short passages have 3 questions each. RC passages from current affairs, social and economic issues, literature, science & culture; abstract, history and fiction. Verbal Ability: 10 questions of non-MCQ type with no penalty for wrong answers. Topics include Para-Jumble, Para-Summary: Essence of short paragraph, Odd-Sentence Out|
|M. Pharm CET||Subject specific questions based on B. Pharm Syllabus|
|MFA CET||Subject specific questions based on BFA Syllabus.|
|M. Des. CET||Subject-specific questions based on B. Des specialization.|
|LLM CET||Subject-specific questions based on LLB specialization.|
|M.Ed CET||Subject specific questions based on B.Ed Syllabus.|
Candidates must understand the exam pattern of PERA CET 2020 to know what to expect in the exam hall.
|Program Name||Marking Scheme||Total marks||Total duration|
|B. Tech B. Pharm (all branches of Engineering)||Physics (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Chemistry (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Mathematics (50 MCQ, each of 2 marks )||200||3 hours|
|B. Tech Bioengineering B. Tech Food Technology B. Pharm||Physics (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Chemistry (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Biology (50 MCQ, each of 2 marks )||200||3 hours|
|BFA / MFA / B.Des / M.Des||Drawing + Aptitude + Interview||200||3 hours|
|BHM||MCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview||200||3 hours|
|B. ED||MCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview||200||3 hours|
|M. Tech||MCQ type subject specific questions based on GATE syllabus.||200||3 hours|
|M. Pharm||MCQ type subject specific questions.||200||3 hours|
|MBA / MCA||MCQ type examination based on CAT syllabus||200||3 hours|
|M. Ed||MCQ type subject specific questions.||200||3 hours|
|LLB / LLM||MCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview MCQ type examination based on MH CET syllabus.||200||3 hours|
Candidates can apply for PERA CET 2020 in both offline and online mode. Steps to complete registration using either one of theses modes have been given below:
PERA CET Online registration:
Candidates must pay a sum of INR 1500 to complete their application. Your application will be taken into consideration only if payment is successful. Payment has to be made in offline mode irrespective of whether you filled the form online or offline. Payment information of the branch account has been detailed below:
|Account Name:||PREEMINENT EDUCATION & RESEARCH ASSOCIATION|
|Bank Name:||HDFC Bank|
|Branch Address:||Mayur Colony, Kothrud, Pune|
PERA CET results will be announced on August 05, 2020 in online mode for all papers. Candidates can check their scores at the official website by following the steps mentioned below:
Some participating universities and colleges of PERA CET are:
In case you are facing any issues or need help with anything related to PERA CET, you can contact the authorities via the details given below:
MIT Campus, Sr No. 124 Kotharud, Pune- 411038
Ques. What is the last date for PERA CET 2020 application?
Ans. Last date for PERA CET 2020 application is July 28, 2020.
Ques. What is the application fee for PERA CET 2020?
Ans. Application fee for PERA CET 2020 is INR 1500 per candidate.
Ques. When will PERA CET 2020 result be declared?
Ans. PERA CET 2020 result will be declared on August 05, 2020.
Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for PERA CET 2020?
Ans. Eligibility criteria for PERA CET 2020 is similar to that of exams such as CAT or JEE Main. Candidates must have graduated their 10+2 level or qualifying or equivalent exam in the year 2018 or 2019 from a recognized institution.
Ques. How many times can I appear for PERA CET examination?
Ans. You can appear for 3 consecutive years for PERA CET. this exam is conducted twice a year and candidates can attempt both the time which will be considered as a single attempt.
Ques. What are some of the participating colleges for PERA CET 2020?
Ans. Some participating colleges for PERA CET 2020 include MIT ADT University, Pune D Y Patil International University, Pune, Symbiosis Skills and Professional University, Pune,D Y Patil University, Pune, Ambi and Ajeenkya D.Y Patil University, Pune.