CET Analysis

Common Entrance Test (CET) is the MBA entrance test for the admission to the colleges in Maharashtra. The MBA colleges accept the CET scores for the purpose of direct admission or there is a separate entrance procedure . On the basis of the CET score, the candidates are shortlisted and there is a case study discussion or group discussion procedure followed by a personal interview.

CET provides the platform to the students to get admission in the top MBA colleges in Mumbai, Pune and the other cities of Maharashtra. CET preparation also helps the students to prepare for the other MBA entrance exams including CAT. Also it helps the students who want to pursue the correspondence MBA.

CET 2018 Exam Dates,Application Procedure

CET 2018 Exam Pattern, Application Procedure

MBA MAH-CET is state level entrance exam for post graduation in management course such as MBA, MMS and PGDM across Mumbai and Pune. It is  conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra.

Exam Dates 2018

Here are Tentative Dates for MAH-CET 2018. As soon as there will be announcement for the CET 2018 dates it will be updated.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Online registration begins from3rd week of January 2018
Last date of online registration2nd week of February 2018
Last date to edit the details2nd week of February 2018
Last date to print the application formLast week of February 2018
Payment of application fee3rd week of January to 2nd week of February 2018
Hall Ticket Release4th week of February 2018
MAH CET Entrance Exam1st week of March 2018
Result Declaration2nd week of March 2018
 Counselling starts from3rd week of May 2018

Application Form 2018

  • Eligible candidates has to fill MAH-CET form online.
  • Candidates are advised to fill all the details carefully.
  • Candidates are also required to upload their scanned photograph and signature.
  • Fee Payment is the last step of application procedure.
CategoryApplication Fee
For Open Category Candidates from Maharashtra State
Rs. 1000/-
For Candidates of Backward Class Categories (SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC) and & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State onlyRs. 800/-


Eligibility Criteria
If Candidates are eligible according to eligibility criteria than they can proceed to fill the application form :

  • Candidates should have passed minimum 3 years of Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university.
  • Candidate must score 50% marks in aggregate in any discipline (45% for OBC/PD belonging to Maharashtra State only).
  • Candidates those appearing in final year are also eligible to apply.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be conducted online.
  • There will be  Multiple Choice questions in question paper.
  • There will be total 200 questions in the exam.
  • Duration of exam will be two and half hours (150 minutes).
  • Language of paper will be English only.
  • 1 mark will be provided for each correct response. For incorrect response, no marks will be deducted.

It is very necessary to prepare this 4 sections :-

SubjectsMaximum Questions
Abstract Reasoning25
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension50
Logical Reasoning75
Quantitative Aptitude50

Which is the easier one NMAT / MAH-CET ?

An Overview of CET
MAH CET 2018 is the state level entrance exam for taking admission in Top B-School . It is conducted by Maharashtra’s Directorate of Technical Education (DTE).
The Common Entrance Test is a competitive exam conducted for the students who wants to take admissions in Top B-Schools. CET exam is in the month of March..To study in one of most revered b-school Jamanalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies(JBIMS) it is necessary to crack CET CET needs time management skill because you have to crack 200 questions in 150 minutes. MAH CET 2018 has no chnages in marking scheme and the candidates will score one mark for every correct answer. There is no negative marking.

The student had the advantage of switching from one section to the other. There are five options to each question, and the student have to select the correct from the options provided.









Tips to crack CET
Focus more on Quant and DI preparations
Around 1/4 of the CET paper is covered with Quant and Di i.e around 45-50 marks. You must solve this problems with perfect accuracy.

1. Permutation / Combination / Probability:
You have to mug up events, arrangements and concepts of selection.
Always clear difference between probabilty is no of ways and permutation is arrangements.

In probablity : in how many ways the event occurs.
eg: spining a coin has 2 possible outcomes Head H or Tail T .
Possiblity of head is 1/2

In Permutation/Computation : in how many ways the event is arranged .
eg 3 letters ABC n=3 …. so formula is n! i.e 6

2. BODMAS and approximation questions:
You must mug up all the square roots upto 30 and cube root upto 20.
Learn tables upto 30 to speedite the calculations.
You must know the fractions i.e 1/4th of the number and percentages.
The approximations based questions can be solved verbally instead using paper and pencil .

7 + (6 × 52 + 3) such questions has to be solved verbally
like 343 is cube of 7

3. Time /Speed / Work/ Distance.
Questions are simple and generally in relative speeds, races, number of days and time taken to conplete the work. You need to be very fast in such questions .

4. Clocks and calendars :
You must know some concepts that the clock always has 360 degrees. So 1 minute makes 360/60 i.e 6 degrees.
About Calenders you must know the leap year calculations and general rule about days recognition like “divisibility by 7”.
eg : Yesterday was 4 jan 2012 which was tuesday so what day will be on 26 jan 2012 so the difference between 26 and 4 is 22 so divide it by 7 so the remainder is 1 so add 1 in 4 so its wednesday.

5. Venn – Diagrams
Formulas like n(AuB) and n(AuBuc) is sufficient to solve the problems.

6. Datainterpretation
You must make your calculation part very strong . Use approximate values where there is a big difference in numbers . Make your percentage logic strong as there are number of questions based on percentages.
There are problems like percentage increase ? always use formula like
(200 – 100 / 100) * 100 to calculate percentage increase.
There are basically bar, line and pie charts come in exams and mostly given
productions / earnings / output verses years.

An Overview of NMAT
Every student wants to aspire in life.To study in one of the most revered b-schools in our country, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, you will have to crack a tricky test named Narsee Monjee Management Aptitude Test (NMAT). The NMAT exam is also recognized by other prestigious institutions.This article aims to make your preparation a bit easier by offering you tips to crack the exam and successfully enroll in the institution of your choice. NMAT has 3 rounds of test.

Quantitative skills section is the 2nd section in NMAT exam. This section consists of 48 questions with maximum time allotted is 60 minutes.

How is NMAT different from other exams?

a) The Marking System – NMAT does not involve any negative marking although your marks are standardized according to the difficulty level.
b) Timed Sections – Unlike other exams, each sections (3 in total) of the exam is timed separately. The three sections – Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Ability also carry different weightage.
c) Attempts – You get 3 attempts to pass the exam.








Tips to crack NMAT

1.Clear all the concepts, fundamentals, formulas etc beforehand. Important topic should not be kept for last moment. Last moment preparation always creates confusion.
2.Try to solve as many mock test, online test, sample papers, previous year question papers you can manage. Spend at least 2-3 hours in solving problems related to all important topics.
3.While appearing for any mock/online tests, never put a habit of using calculators as this may decrease your speed in solving questions.
4.Learn the short cut methods to solve the tricky questions.
Always avoid making random guesses.
Learn to manage your time properly. Don’t waste too much of time on one particular question. It is advisable to solve easy and medium level questions first as these questions can save some extra time for difficult level questions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

CET 2017 Analysis

CATKing : CET Day 1 Slot 1 Analysis
– Most closest to CATKing Mock 4
– Overall Lengthier paper
– LR Arrangement Puzzles Difficult
– Rest LR Easy
– Quants Easy to Moderate
– Verbal Moderate
– Visual Reasoning : Easy
Good Attempts : 150- 170 plus smart guess
Expected Cutoffs : 145-150
Expected CutOffs for Top Colleges Mumbai
Sydneham MMS : 142-144
Sydenham PGDM : 140-142
Kj Somaiya MMS : 136-140
Welingkar MMS : 132-135



MH- CET 2014 Analysis

MH- CET 2014 Analysis

After a gap of one year, MH-CET returned as the traditional last exam of the exam season. However, unlike earlier exams, there was a lot of anticipation in terms of the nature and difficulty level of the exam as it went online for the first time. The exam was conducted over a two-day period on 15 and 16 March in two slots per day. While the exam retained its distinctive flavour, there were some changes in terms of increased difficulty level of some question types, a couple of new types, change in approach required for online questions (in areas like Visual Reasoning etc). Also, the exam interface had some plus and minus points which will be discussed in greater detail later. MH- CET 2014 Analysis



MH- CET 2015 Analysis

MHCET, traditionally the last exam of the season was conducted over four slots in two days on 14th and 15th March 2015. Below is the entire CET 2015 Analysis
Though the exam went online last year, the test this year had many issues, both in terms of the quality and correctness of questions as well as the exam interface.



MH- CET 2010 Analysis


MH-CET 2010 had 200 questions without any distinct sections. The questions were from the following topics: Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Visual Reasoning, Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency.

The overall difficulty level of the paper was simple to moderate, but the difficulty lay in selecting the simpler questions first.


MH- CET 2009 Analysis

MH- CET 2009 was a lengthy as well as time consuming test. It was mostly on the same lines as previous year’s papers, but with a few new types of questions. The new question types increased the amount of time taken, and also reduced the confidence levels. But, for the well-prepared student, it was doable.
Below is the entire CET 2009 Analysis –