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MAH MCA CET 2023 - The State CET Cell, Maharashtra has declared the MAH MCA CET 2023 seat allotment result round 3 on August 14, 2023. The authority concluded option entry for round 3 of MAH MCA CET counselling 2023 on August 11. The authorities released the vacant seat list for round 2 on July 30. The authority has released the Final MAH MCA CET merit list on July 20, 2023. The MAH MCA CET 2023 exam was successfully conducted on March 27.
The State CET Cell, Maharashtra has released the MAH MCA CET provisional merit list 2023. The counselling process of MAH MCA CET 2023 comprises choice filling, seat allotment, payment of fee and document verification.
MAH MCA CET 2023 Latest News and Updates
- The authorities announced the MAH MCA CET 2023 seat allotment result round 3 on August 14.
- The authorities has announced the MAH MCA CET 2023 seat allotment result round 2 on August 02.
- The authorities commenced option entry for round 2 on July 31.
- The authorities has released the MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff for round 1 on July 25.
- The authorities has released the Final MAH MCA CET merit list on July 20.
- The authorities has released the provisional MAH MCA merit list 2023 on the official wesite.
- The authorities has closed the MAH MCA CET 2023 Counselling on the official website.
- The authorities has declared the MAH MCA CET Counselling on the official website.
- The authorities has declared the MAH MCA CET scorecard on the official website.
- MAH MCA CET 2023 exam sucessfully conducted on March 27, 2023.
- MAH MCA CET 2023 admit card has released on the official webiste.
- MAH MCA CET 2023 registration starts on February 27.
- The authorities have announced the MAH MCA CET exam dates at the official website.
About MAH MCA CET
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 exam is conducted in online mode for a duration of 90 minutes in multiple sessions. According to the marking scheme for Maharashtra MCA CET 2023, 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 will be divided into four sections consisting of Mathematics and Statistics, Logical/ Abstract reasoning, English comprehension and verbal ability and Computer Concepts. 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.
The authorities released the MAH MCA CET 2023 application form process. Applicants could fill the MAH MCA CET application 2023 on the official website cetcell.mahacet.org. After the conclusion of the MAH MCA CET 2023 application process, the exam authority commenced the application form correction facility. Candidates who made any mistake during the application process of MAH MCA CET will be able to correct details within a specified period of time. Applicants will advised to check the MAH MCA CET 2023 eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The application process of MAH MCA CET 2023 comprised registration, filling application form, uploading documents, and payment of fees.
To apply for MAH MCA CET, candidates must have passed bachelor’s in any stream with a minimum of 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to backward classes and PwD residing in Maharashtra only) mark overall. Applicants appearing for their final year exam of graduation or awaiting their final year results are also eligible to apply for MAH MCA CET 2023.
Applicants appeared for the exam are advised to refer to the MAH MCA CET 2023 syllabus for their preparations. Candidates must also go through the exam pattern and previous year question papers of MAH MCA CET to score well in the exam.
The authorities has released MHA MCA CET answer key at the official website cetcell.mahacet.org. Candidates could challenge the answer key of MAH MCA CET till a specified date. The authorities announced the MAH MCA CET 2023 result after considering all the objections.
Applicants could check the result of MAH MCA CET through their login credentials. Applicants declared qualified in the result are called for the counselling process.
MAH MCA CET 2023 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 2023 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
18 Aug, 2023 - 23 Aug, 2023
Counselling - (For Government/ Govt. Aided/ Unaided Institutes) For vacant seats if any at institute the respective institute will complete the admission activity in the following manner - | Mode: Online
23 Aug, 2023
Counselling - For institutes: Last date of uploading the data (details of admitted candidates) - Start Date | Mode: Online
23 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Cut-off date for all type of admissions for the academic year 2023 - Start Date | Mode: Online
14 Aug, 2023 - 17 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Reporting to the allotted institute and confirmation of admission by submitting required documents and payment of fee after CAP round III | Mode: Online
14 Aug, 2023 - 17 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Accepting to the offered seat by candidate through his/her login as per allotment of CAP round III | Mode: Online
13 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional allotment of CAP round-III - Start Date | Mode: Online
09 Aug, 2023 - 11 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Online submission & confirmation of option form of CAP round-III through candidate’s login by the candidate. | Mode: Online
08 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Commencement of academic activities for all institutes - Start Date | Mode: Online
08 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional vacant seats for CAP round-III - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Aug, 2023 - 07 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Reporting to the allotted institute round II | Mode: Online
05 Aug, 2023 - 07 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Accepting to the offered seat by candidate through his/her login as per allotment of CAP round II | Mode: Online
04 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional allotment of CAP round-II - Start Date | Mode: Online
31 Jul, 2023 - 03 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Reporting to the allotted institute and confirmation of admission by submitting required documents and fees, as per final allotment. | Mode: Online
31 Jul, 2023 - 02 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Online submission & confirmation of option form of CAP round-II | Mode: Online
31 Jul, 2023 - 02 Aug, 2023
Counselling - Counselling round at to “Director, Sydenham Institute of Management Studies & Research & Entrepreneurship Education(SIMSREE), Churchgate, Mumbai 400020” | Mode: Online
30 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional vacant seats for CAP round-II - Start Date | Mode: Online
26 Jul, 2023 - 28 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Reporting to the allotted institute round I | Mode: Online
26 Jul, 2023 - 28 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Accepting the offered seat as per allotment of CAP round I. | Mode: Online
25 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional allotment of CAP round-I - Start Date | Mode: Online
21 Jul, 2023 - 23 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Online submission & confirmation of option form of CAP round-I | Mode: Online
20 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Final MAH MCA CET merit list - Start Date | Mode: Online
20 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Display of provisional category wise seats (Seat Matrix) for CAP round I - Start Date | Mode: Online
16 Jul, 2023 - 18 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Submission of grievances | Mode: Online
15 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Display of the provisional MAH MCA CET merit list - Start Date | Mode: Online
26 Jun, 2023 - 11 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Document verification and confirmation of application form | Mode: Online
26 Jun, 2023 - 10 Jul, 2023
Counselling - Online registration and document uploading | Mode: Online
27 Mar, 2023
Exam | Mode: Online
27 Feb, 2023 - 11 Mar, 2023
Application | Mode: Online
MAH MCA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The authorities of Maharashtra State CET Cell released the eligibility criteria of MAH MCA CET 2023. Candidates appearing for the MAH MCA CET 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 2023 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Paytm | BHIM
The authorities released the MAH MCE CET application form 2023 online at cetcell.mahacet.org 2023. Candidates could fill the MAH MCA CET 2023 application form by March 11. Candidates applying for MAH MCA CET can 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||Male, Female, Transgender||₹ 1000|
MAH MCA CET 2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern
The authorities released the MAH MCA CET exam pattern 2023 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 2023 Admit Card
The Maharashtra State CET Cell has released the MAH MCA CET admit card 2023 in online mode. Candidates have been informed of the release of MAH MCA CET 2023 hall tickets via SMS or email. Applicants required to login using registration number or roll number along with the password or candidate's date of birth, whatever is easily available.
Candidates are 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 admit card download window
MAH MCA CET 2023 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- MAH MCA CET 2023 admit card
- Photo identity proof
MAH MCA CET 2023 Answer Key
The authorities has released the MAH MCA CET answer key 2023 online on the official website. It contain the correct options against the question code and candidates will get a chance to challenge the same within a certain period.
This is followed by the release of final answer key for MAH MCA CET 2023 along with the declaration of the result. It may be noted that the final answer key will not be subject to challenge.
MAH MCA CET 2023 Result
The authorities declared the MAH MCA CET 2023 result in online mode on the official website. The MAH MCA CET result 2023 pdf is provided on the official website and candidates can find their equated scores along with the percentile obtained. Candidates can follow a series of steps as provided below for accessing the result for the Maharashtra MCA entrance:
- Visit the official website at cetcell.mahacet.org.
- Here, click on the MAH MCA CET 2023 portal.
- Now log in using your registration number or roll number, and date of birth or password.
- The MAH MCA CET result 2023 will show on the screen.
- Download the same for future reference.
The result page contains the total marks obtained in the online entrance test.
MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff
The authorities has released separate cutoff marks for candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra and outside, i.e. All India level. Admissions through MAH MCA CET 2023 is 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 the admission process.
MAH MCA CET Cutoff
|Particulars||MAH MCA CET Cutoff Links|
|All India Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 1|
|Maharashtra and Minority Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 1|
|All India Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 2|
|Maharashtra and Minority Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 2|
|All India Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 3|
|Maharashtra and Minority Seats||MAH MCA CET 2023 Cutoff Round 3|
MAH MCA CET 2023 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
The exam authority commenced the MAH MCA 2023 counselling after the declaration of the result. The process of MAH MCA CET counselling includes online registration of application along with documents uploading and verification of documents. Candidates first need to complete the MAH MCA CET 2023 choice filling with preferred choices of colleges and courses. After the option entry, the exam authority will release the MAH MCA CET seat allotment result the official website. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of allotment result will have to complete the document verification and admission fee payment.
The following documents will be required
MAH MCA CET Rank card 2023
Two copies of a 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:What is the last date of MAH MCA CET 2023 registration?
The last date to fill the MAH MCA CET 2023 application form is March 11.
Question:What is MAH MCA CET 2023 result date?
MAH MCA CET result 2023 has announced on May 21, 2023.
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 2023.
Question:Where can I find the syllabus for MAH MCA CET?
The syllabus for Maharashtra MCA entrance is provided on the official website.
Question:I pursued 10+2 without Mathematics but had Maths as a mandatory subject during graduation. Am I eligible for MAH MCA CET 2023?
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:Is MAH MCA CET compulsory for MCA in Maharashtra?
It is mandatory for MCA admissions in government institutes in the state of Maharashtra.
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Cet exams 100marks I know but 1 question 2marks Or 1 mark please tell me
Greetings of the day dear Harshal
KCET (Karnataka - Common Entrance Test) is an entrance examination conducted for admission into various bachelor degree courses. The marking scheme is +1 for every correct answer and no negative mark is awarded for a wrong answer.
You can take a detailed look at the KCET examination and everything related to it from the link given above.
Hope this helps!!
All the best for your future career
how to get admission in CET exam In Maharashtra (Mumbai) , what is the date of application form? in 2021
It seems that you are seeking information regarding MHT CET 2021 Application form so let me know you that an application form was already released by the competent authorities on June 8th and you have to fill it out as soon as possible because last date is July 7th without any late fee.
It is released on the official website as given below by The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell :-
For correct application process you can follow the complete application process as described below :-
- You have to fill the registration form very firstly by visiting to the above mentioned official website.
- To register, you will have to enter your basic details such as your name, father's name, mother's name, contact details and so on.
- Then after you will also be required to create a username (4 to 15 characters) and password (8 to 20 characters).
- Now the registered candidates will have to visit the MHT CET home page and required to login using their username and password created in the third step.
- Now coming to the last part, you are required to enter your preferences in the MHT CET application form 2021 for exam day like language of exam, exam centers, etc.
- Then you have to proceed for uploading of images in the prescribed format :-
15 KB to 50 KB
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- Now you have to proceed for payment of application fee which is Rs. 800/- + Bank Charges for candidates from Maharashtra State belonging to general category, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates and Rs.600/-+Bank charges for candidates of backward Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DTNT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, SEBC] and persons with disability; Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.
For complete details about MHT CET 2021 , check out the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.
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!
Best Top 10 MCA Government College in Maharashtra under MAH MCA CET which is good in placement and study overall. with a total fee for 2 years , under 1 lakh ?
Hi, so basically the top goverment colleges for Masters of computer application under MAH CET are as follows
- Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University - [BAMU], the fees for 1 year is about 45000RS.
- Government College of Engineering - [GCEK], the fees for 1 year is about 34000RS.
- Department of Management Science, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, the fees for 1 year is about 45000RS.
- Manikchand Dhariwal Institute of Management and Rural Technology - [MDIMRT], the fees for 1 year is about 30000RS.
Hope this is helpful
Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test MAH MCA CET question papers
Previous year question papers for MAH MCA CET are not available but you can refer the exam pattern from this link: https://it.careers360.com/articles/mah-mca-cet-2014-exam-pattern
You can also look for some online test series as well.