We have witnessed tremendous transformation in education over the decades. Education has proven to be a significant tool for human advancement. However, as this advancement progressed, special focus diverted to attaining industry-standard skills that will make students ready for employment.
Students who aspire to pursue higher education from the top colleges of business and management in Maharashtra, have to pass through the MBA CET exam.
Through this blog, we have tried to simplify the process by answering frequently asked questions and by compiling the prerequisites for appearing on the test.
MAH CET (Common Eligibility Test), is the mandatory exam for students who want to pursue their studies at MBA colleges. This exam is moderately tough and is one of the most prestigious exams in India that is conducted by Maharashtra state.
The CET exam is conducted once every year by the Maharashtra government. Every year there are thousands of aspirants who fill out the form and wish to clear the exam to further achieve the dream college for their future goals.
Students from different states take part in the entrance exams. CET exam 2022 application date has already been released by the authorities. CET aspirants can fill out the form between 17th Mar–11th May 2022.
After clearing the test, students are eligible to join the top MBA colleges like SIMSREE, JBIMS, K J Somaiya, Welingkar, and PUMBA among others. There are more than 330 colleges to choose from that are provided solely based on the candidate’s exam results.
The Complete Admission process for MBA CET exam.
Students who have cleared the exam then proceed to the counselling process. In counselling candidates get seats allotted. This process is known as the Centralized Admission Process (CAP).
“we will discuss it later in the blog”
But before the clearance of the exam, you need to know how to apply for this prestigious exam
- Aspirants must create a login and password on MAH CET’s official website.
- The candidates must log in and fill in the CAP application with required details and upload scanned original documents and pay the application fee.
- Finally, after submitting the application, students must take a printout for further reference.
- Before 2020, students had to visit a facilitation centre to confirm their application and documentation. However, since, 2020 the process has been completely online, wherein the document verification can be done by the online E-scrutiny center.
- Further, if the submitted document is found to be in order, the verification status and receipts with acknowledgment are updated to the candidate’s login id website.
- If there is an error in document verification then the students have to re-submit the application form after rectifying the error.
Once all the process mentioned above is complete, a category-wise merit list is released on the official website.
Merit list and submission Grievances:
If a candidate’s details are misspelt or have any grievances on the provisional list, they can raise their concerns through their website login.
Candidates who have grievances are allowed to make corrections by submitting documents that support their claim; accordingly, the status of their grievance is also uploaded on their login.
Application correction form.
If the candidate has made a mistake while filling the form, they can later change the details in the correction form.
The correction forms allow a set of things that a candidate can change. Those are mentioned below.
- Change in qualification
- Change in gender
- Change in type of candidature
- Change in home university
- Change in caste category: a candidate can change their caste\class from backward to general if they fail to submit required documents. However, a general class candidate is not permitted to change their class to a reserved category.
Display final merit list:
The final merit list is released after all the required corrections are finalized.
The merit list is displayed on the official website and the list is further used in the CAP rounds to allocate seats.
Candidates who want a better college and are willing to re-apply for another seat, have to report to the ARC department. However, candidates who finalize their college through counselling also have to visit ARC for their allotted seats and their institutes for confirmation.
After verifying their documents, institutes upload their admission status in the online system.
The candidate who has confirmed their admission has to submit fees and get a receipt for the applied institution.
By now, you might have understood the complete process of online registration to final seat allotments but what about the syllabus.
Let us also explore the Syllabus details for the MHACET 2022:
The MAH CET 2022 syllabus has 4 sections, namely- Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension.
- The exam has 200 questions altogether.
- The reasoning section carries 50% with 100 questions. The section is divided into 2 parts logical Reasoning with 75 questions and abstract reasoning with 25 questions.
- The exam is a multiple-choice question (MCQ)type only.
- The CET exam 2022 is divided into 2 days and 4 sections.
- CET2022 is an online computer-based exam
- Test duration is 2hrs and 30min (150min).
- Each question values 1 mark and 5 options to choose the right answer.
- The MAH CET doesn’t deduct marks on wrong answers. The paper is one of the few with no negative markings.
Logical reasoning (100 questions):
- This paper evaluates your thinking skills, accuracy, and how well you do under pressure in the exam. This section of the paper may consist of questions on figures, diagrams, and also on verbal reasoning.
- Sometimes it is seen that the board members purposely include some tricky questions in the paper to further check the candidate’s aptitude skills.
So be vigilant for those questions and don’t fall into their trap!
Quantitative Aptitude (50 Questions)
- This section of the MHA CET exam is based on mathematics. The syllabus is lengthy and covers a wide range of topics that you may or may not expect. The questions are based on multiple topics like Arithmetic, Algebra, Modern Math, Geometry, Mensuration, Trignometry, and the topics on data Interpretation among others.
- This section measures your arithmetic efficiency and to know how good you are with numbers. The section consists of questions like percentages, ratios, and simple calculations.
- Previous year’s questions were based on the topics like Interest, Percentage, Time and Work, Profit, Loss, Partnership, Equations, Ratio, Proportion & Variation, Geometry & Mensuration, Permutation & Combinations, and Probability among others.
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Syllabus(50 Questions)
It is a combination of questions from English grammar and paragraph reading. It is the easiest for most candidates and a high-scoring section. This section is only based on basic English to intermediate-level English.
We hope the blog successfully served its purpose and clarified your lingering doubts regarding the exam.
All the best for your exam.