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PERA CET 2020: Eligibility, Important Dates, Fees, Application Process, Participating Colleges

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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. 

  • Online application window is currently open and will be live till July 28, 2020. 
  • PERA CET 2020 exam is scheduled on July 31, August 01 and 02. 
  • Application fee for appearing in PERA CET is INR 1500 which must be paid in offline mode. 
  • PERA CET is an online examination in which students must appear on a windows operated laptop or desktop with a web camera and stable internet connection. 
  • This exam is for professional courses only. Question paper for each program will be different. 
  • PERA CET is conducted twice every year. 
  • Candidates can attempt this examination for 3 consecutive years. Two attempts in one year will be considered as a single attempt. 
  • Total marks of this exam is 200 marks and duration is 3 hours.
  • Most questions in PERA CET are MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) based with the exception of a few aptitude questions in specific papers. 
  • Result for the exam conducted in July - August will be declared on August 05, 2020. 

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Important Highlights of PERA CET 2020

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 
Established in 2013
Frequency of conducting examsTwice every year
Mode of application Online and offline 
Mode of exam Online (CBT; Computer Based Test)
Total marks 200
Total duration 3 hours 
Registration fee INR 1500
Official website http://www.peraindia.in

PERA CET Important dates 2020:

Exam detailDate 
Online registration last date September 10, 2020
Exam date September 16, September 17, September 18, 2020

PERA CET Eligibility Criteria

PERA CET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates seeking admission in private institution Maharashtra via PERA CET must fulfil the eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

  • Eligibility for PERA CET 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 to be eligible for the 2020 exam. 
  • Candidates must have passed their graduating exam from a recognized institution. 
  • There is no age limit/ minimum age criteria set by the conducting body. 

PERA CET 2020 Syllabus

PERA CET Syllabus 2020

Candidates appearing for this examination must familiarize themselves with the syllabus in order to have an effective preparation strategy.

  • Question paper for undergraduate courses will be based on 12th standard syllabus. 
  • Question papers for postgraduate courses will be based on the level of respective degree syllabus. 
  • Syllabus for all programs has been tabulated below:
ProgramTopics to be covered
B. Tech / B. Pharm CETPhysics: 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 CETNumerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, English Language, Aptitude for Service Sector
B. Ed CETGeneral 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 CETSubject specific questions based on GATE Level Syllabus.
MBA CETQA 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 CETSubject specific questions based on B. Pharm Syllabus
MFA CETSubject specific questions based on BFA Syllabus.
M. Des. CETSubject-specific questions based on B. Des specialization.
LLM CETSubject-specific questions based on LLB specialization.
M.Ed CETSubject specific questions based on B.Ed Syllabus.

PERA CET Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates must understand the exam pattern of PERA CET 2020 to know what to expect in the exam hall. 

  • PERA CET is an online exam (CBT; Computer Based Test)
  • There will be 100 questions, each carrying 2 marks
  • Total duration of this exam is 3 hours. 
  • PERA CET paper will be of 200 marks for all courses.
Program NameMarking SchemeTotal marksTotal 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 )2003 hours 
B. Tech Bioengineering B. Tech Food Technology B. PharmPhysics (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Chemistry (25 MCQ, each of 2 marks ) Biology (50 MCQ, each of 2 marks )2003 hours 
BFA / MFA / B.Des / M.DesDrawing + Aptitude + Interview2003 hours 
BHMMCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview2003 hours 
B. EDMCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview 2003 hours 
M. TechMCQ type subject specific questions based on GATE syllabus. 2003 hours 
M. PharmMCQ type subject specific questions.2003 hours 
MBA / MCAMCQ type examination based on CAT syllabus2003 hours 
M. EdMCQ type subject specific questions.2003 hours 
LLB / LLM MCQ type AptitudeTest + Interview MCQ type examination based on MH CET syllabus.2003 hours 

PERA CET Application Process 2020

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:

  • Visit the official website of PERA CET www.peraindia.in
  • On the top navigation bar, choose “PERA CET online registration” from “PERA CET” dropdown. 
  • This will land you in the PERA CET - 2020 online application form page.
  • Choose your course details from the dropdown list such as course type (UG Programs or PG Programs)
  • Depending on the course type/level you can select the course from the dropdown. 
  • Fill in personal details such as name, gender, marital status, date of birth, email address, residential address, mobile number, state, etcetera. 
  • Check all the details entered, check the declaration box and click on the submit button. 
  • You will be directed to the payment gateway page with bank details for the transaction. 
  • The online application form snapshot has been attached below. 

PERA CET 2020 Registration

PERA CET Offline registration:

  • Visit the official website of PERA CET www.peraindia.in
  • On the top navigation bar, choose “PERA CET offline registration” from “PERA CET” dropdown. 
  • This will land you in the PERA CET - 2020 offline application form page.
  • The offline registration form will be available in PDF format
  • Download the same and take a printout.
  • Fill in all the details carefully in clear writing. 
  • Take a photocopy of the form and mail it to enquiry.peracet@gmail.com 

PERA CET Application Fee

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
A/c No.:50200026367246
Branch Address:Mayur Colony, Kothrud, Pune
IFSC Code:HDFC0000149
MICR Code:411240009

PERA CET 2020 Result

PERA CET Result 2020

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:

  • Visit the official website http://www.peraindia.in/
  • From the navigation links on the top of the page, select “PERA CET RESULT”
  • Enter your exam number and click on the submit button
  • Your result will be displayed.
  • Save a copy for future reference

PERA CET Affiliated Universities 

Some participating universities and colleges of PERA CET are:

  1. MIT ADT University, Pune
  2. D Y Patil International University, Pune
  3. Symbiosis Skills and Professional University, Pune
  4. D Y Patil University, Pune, Ambi
  5. Ajeenkya D.Y Patil University , Pune
  6. MGM University , Aurangabad
  7. Spicer Adventist University, Pune
  8. MIT World Peace University, Pune
  9. Sanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur
  10. Vishwakarma University, Pune
  11. Sandip University

PERA CET Contact Details

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:

  • Address: Preeminent Education & Research Association

MIT Campus, Sr No. 124 Kotharud, Pune- 411038

  • Email : enquiry.peracet@gmail.com
  • PERA CET Enquiry Number : 9606046968 

Frequently Asked Questions

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.