About MAH MCA CET 2021
The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL) conducts MCA Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET). It is the entrance examination for admission into MCA course in Maharashtra state. MAH MCA CET 2021 will be conducted in online mode for a duration of 90 minutes in multiple sessions. According to the marking scheme for Maharashtra MCA CET 2021, a correct response shall be rewarded with +4 marks and an incorrect response shall result in deduction of 1 mark. The MAH MCA CET question paper shall be divided into four sections consisting of Mathematics and Statistics, Logical/ Abstract reasoning, English comprehension and verbal ability and Computer Concepts. MAH MCA CET application form 2021 will be released online on the official website mahacet.org. Interested candidates have to fill the form within specified last date and qualify the exam. The allotment of seats will be based on marks in MAH MCA CET through a centralised online counselling.
MAH MCA CET 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||MAH MCA CET|
|Conducting Body||State Common Entrance Test Cell - Maharashtra State|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||State Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||90 Hours|
MAH MCA CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The authorities of Maharashtra State CET Cell released the eligibility criteria for MAH MCA CET 2021. Candidates aspiting for the entrance exam have to comply with the following conditions:
- His/ Her Nationality should be Indian.
- Should have passed bachelor's degree from a University recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) or Association of Indian Universities with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for other categories (or 45% for categories of backward classes or persons with disabilities).
- Should have studied Mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level.
- Students appearing in the final year of qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for MAH MCA CET.
MAH MCA CET 2021 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Paytm | BHIM
The authorities will release the MAH MCE CET application form 2021 online in February. Candidates applying for MAH MCA CET need to go through various steps as mentioned below:
1. Visit the official website at cetcell.mahacet.org.
2. Select 'MAH MCA CET' and click on 'New Registration'
3. Enter the basic details like name, contact details and candidate email ID.
4. Fill the application form by carefully adding the requisite details.
5. Now upload the photograph and signature as per specifications.
6. Submit and proceed with payment of application fee in online mode.
General category candidates from and outside Maharashtra
J&K Migrant candidates
Reserved category candidates of Maharashtra State only (SC,ST,VJ/DT-NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC and Persons with disability)
Candidates may note that the application fee could be paid in online mode only through Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
|General||Online||Transgender, Female, Male||₹ 1000|
MAH MCA CET 2021 Syllabus
Mathematics and statistics
|Fundamental operations in algebra, expansion, factorization, quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric, and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations|
|Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, equations of a line, mid point, intersections etc, equations of a circle, distance formulae, pair of straight lines, parabola, ellipse, hyperbola, simple geometric transformations such as translation, rotation, scaling|
|Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations|
|Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse function|
Probability and Statistics
|Basic 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 principle of least squares, correlation, and regression|
|Ratios and proportions, problems on time-work, distance-speed, percentage, etc|
Basic set theory and functions
|Set, relations, and mappings|
|Areas, triangles and quadrilaterals, area and circumference of circles, volumes, and surface areas of simple solids such as cubes, spheres, cylinders, and cones|
Logical/ abstract reasoning
English comprehension and verbal ability
Basic English grammar
Word and phrases
|Organization of a computer, central processing unit (CPU), structure of instructions in CPU, input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices|
|Representation 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|
|Binary arithmetic: Normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams|
|Block structure of computers, communication between processor, and I/ O devices, interrupts|
|Assembly language and high level language, computer programming in C|
Operating system basics
MAH MCA CET 2021 Exam Pattern
The authorities released MAH MCA CET exam pattern 2021 to be referred by candidates preparing for the examination. It provides crucial details about the mode etc. in which the entrance exam is conducted.
Exam Pattern of MAH MCA CET
Mode of Exam
Duration of Examination
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Sections in Question Paper
+4 for each correct response
-1 for each incorrect response
MAH MCA CET 2021 Admit Card
The Maharashtra State CET Cell will release the MAH MCA CET admit card 2021 in online mode. Candidates are also be informed of the release of MAH MCA CET 2021 hall tickets via SMS or email. They are required to login using registration number or roll number along with the password or candidate's date of birth, whatever is easily available.
Candidates will be required to paste their recent photograph on the MAH MCA CET admit card, preferably one that was uploaded at the time of online registration for the entrance exam. The following details will be mentioned on the admit card:
- Candidate's name
- Roll number
- Name and address of the examination centre
- Time of entrance exam
MAH MCA CET 2021 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- MAH MCA CET 2021 admit card
- Photo identity proof
MAH MCA CET 2021 Answer Key
The authorities will release MAH MCA CET answer key 2021 online on the official website. It will contain the correct options against question code and candidates will get a chance to challenge the same within a certain period.
This will be followed by the release of final answer key for MAH MCA CET 2021 along with declaration of result. It may be noted that the final answer key will not be subject to challenge.
MAH MCA CET 2021 Result
The authorities will declare MAH MCA CET result 2021 in online mode. The MAH MCA CET result pdf is provided on the official website and candidates can find their equated scores along with the percentile obtained. Candidates may also to follow a series of steps as provided below for accessing the result for Maharashtra MCA entrance:
- Visit the official website at cetcell.mahacet.org.
- Here, click on the MAH MCA CET 2021 portal.
- Now login using your registration number or roll number, and date of birth or password.
- The MAH MCA CET result 2021 will show on screen.
- Download the same for future reference.
The result page contains the total marks obtained in the online entrance test.
MAH MCA CET 2021 Cutoff
The authorities will release separate cutoff marks for candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra and outside, i.e. All India level. Admissions through MAH MCA CET 2021 will be based on these cutoffs only. Those candidates who have a score above that in the MAH MCA CET cutoff will have to report at the stipulated centres for admission process.
MAH MCA CET Cutoff
MAH MCA CET 2021 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
The authorities will conduct MAH MCA CET 2021 counselling in online mode. The process of MAH MCA CET counselling includes online registration of application along with documents uploading and verification of documents. MAH MCA CET final merit list has been released which is to be followed by candidate reporting on the stipulated date and venue.
The following documents will be required
MAH MCA CET Rank card 2021
Two copies of recent passport size photograph
Class 10th Admit card/ certificate or birth certificate (for verification of age)
Madhyamik or equivalent examination certificate
SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD certificate issued by competent authority (if applicable)
Higher secondary (10+2) level or equivalent certificate
Degree mark sheets (10+2+3) as applicable
Any other documents as are required for eligibility as per the criteria set by different Universities/ Institutes
To check the previous year's seat matrix for MAH MCA CET - Click here.
Documents Required at Counselling
- MAH MCA CET Rank card
- Two copies of recent coloured passport size photograph
- Class 10 certificate or birth certificate
- Madhyamik or equivalent examination certificate
- SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD certificate issued from a competent authority (if applicable)
- Domicile certificate
- Higher secondary (10+2) level or equivalent certificate
- Qualifying examination mark sheets and degree
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Is MAH MCA CET compulsory for MCA in Maharashtra?
It is mandatory for MCA admissions in government institutes in the state of Maharashtra.
Question: I pursued 10+2 without Mathematics but had Maths as a mandatory subject during graduation. Am I eligible for MAH MCA CET 2020?
Yes, as per the eligibility criteria for MAH MCA CET, candidates should have Mathematics as a subject in 10+2 level or during graduation.
Question: Where can I find the syllabus for MAH MCA CET?
The syllabus for Maharashtra MCA entrance is provided on the official website.
Question: Is the amount of MAH MCA CET application fee any less for OBC category?
Yes, Maharashtra candidates belonging to OBC category have to pay only Rs 800 application fee for MAH MCA CET 2021.
Questions related to MAH MCA CET
Please help me.. Someone please tell me when the registration open for mah mca cet 2021-22 admission ??
The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell (CET CELL) conducts MCA Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET) in online mode every year. The application form for MAH MCA CET for 2021 has not started yet.
Please check the link below for more details:
Which is the Best Top 8 MCA Government College In Maharashtra Accepted in MAH MCA CET which is good in placement and study overall. with a total fee for 2 years MCA course is around 1 lakh ? please reply... im confused.
Government colleges in Maharashtra for MCA are :-
Government College of Engineering, Karad
Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad
Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai
Institute of Distance and Open Learning, University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded
University Department of Management Science, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
Yashwantrao Chavan School of Rural Development, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
The total course fee for 2 years is different for different colleges,for some it is lesser than 1 lakh while for some it is more than 1 lakh.
Please read this article if you want to know further about this :-
Hope this helps,
All the best!
my registration number has been lost please help me how can can get it ..exams are nearer please
You must have recieved amessage of mail on your email ID when you regidtered for the CET 2020 exam or you must have recieved the Challan or payment reciept when you paid for the exam. It must contain the registration number, you can get it from there.
I recently have a issue with my computer, and I lost my MAH MCA CET application print in it, and i cant find it in anywhere else. And the re-print is also over now , So if anyone knows anything about how can I get my application print plese help me
The only thing now you can do is to contact the officials of MAH MCA CET the contact details can be found in the official website. You can call the number 91222265226 so that you will know what to do next. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra had announced that MAH MCA CET will be conducted tentatively on July 19, but now the education minister of Maharashtra announced further postponement of MAH MCA CET entrance till further notice. Please click the below link to know more.
Mca. i am from Maharashtra.. please can you provide MAH MCA CET previous year question papers?? please mam request anyone can help me?? maharashtra previous year mca question paper please?its humble request
We cant provide you the direct question paper but I can surely give you a link through which you will be able to check previous year MAH MCA CET question papers. Please revert to the link below mention :
I hope it helps