CET 2018 Day 1 Analysis

Maharashtra-CET (MH-CET) is the state-level entrance test conducted for admissions to MBA and MMS Programs, offered by management colleges in Maharashtra. MH-CET 2018 is conducted on the 10th and 11th of March, by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. After giving MH-CET, candidates have to go through a Common Admission Process (CAP).

This article analyses the MH CET 2018 Day 1 Analysis exam for students to refer toCET 2018 Expected Cut-Off



Total No. Of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation


Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension


Logical Reasoning


Abstract Reasoning




Total Marks: 200

No. of Slots: 3

Marks: 1 mark per question

Negative Marking: NO

No. Of Options: 5

Total Duration: 150 mins

CET 2018 D-Day Analysis

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation:

This section was tough as compared to the previous year, where the section was pretty easy. Questions were tricky and were based on calculations. Arithmetic Questions were in majority. There were 4 sets of Data Interpretation. Out of these 4, two were easy, one was moderate and the other was calculation-intensive. The sets covered Tables, Line Graphs, Pie Charts and Caselets. No questions from Numbers this year. A few questions were asked along with Data Sufficiency. No new types in any of the questions. No reports of any errors in the questions. Very few Questions on Geometry and Modern Maths.


Good Attempt: 35 questions and above with high accuracy.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

This section was moderate but full of Surprises !. No questions were on cloze test, parajumbles questions had a very different pattern, grammatical errors questions were easy, vocabulary very unique questions were there. Reading comprehension questions had numeric data and each passage had more questions like 6-7.

Good Attempt: 40 questions and above with high accuracy.


Logical Reasoning

This was the toughest section of the exam with a moderate difficulty level. Many surprises in this section. Arrangements questions dominated the section, Critcal reasoning also had a great weightage with 15 questions. Questions were from Cause & Effect, Statement & Course of Action, Statement & Conclusions, Statement-Assumptions, Critical Reasoning and Syllogisms. Students found some questions on analytical puzzles to be a bit tough. Many questions included figures and diagrams. There were some basic questions, based on Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations and Directions which were not time-consuming. To our surprise slot 1 didn’t have any input-output questions, however, that did appear in the slot 2

Good Attempt: 45 questions and above with high accuracy.


Abstract Reasoning

This was the easiest section for the students. Questions were standard and not something new. There were around 12 questions on Series and 13 questions on analogies.

Good Attempt: 20 questions and above with high accuracy


Overall, the difficulty level of the exam was moderate and the difficulty level was almost similar for every slot. The test was computer-based with no technical glitches reported across the centres.

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MBA CET :- CAP round 2017


Following the declaration of the outcome of the MAH CET examination for admission to the MBA on 10.3.2017, the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra will conduct the Central Admission Process (CAP) in the last week of May 2017 to the number of MBA colleges in Maharashtra. CAP is the final selection cycle for admission to more than 400 MBA colleges in Maharashtra offering more than 40,000 seats. Distinct merit list will be generated by the Department of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra for all candidates from India and Maharashtra State candidates for the allocation of MBA seats in 400 MBA colleges of Maharashtra , Including JBIMS, SIMSREE, KJ Somaiya, PUMBA, NL Dalmiya, DY Patil among others.

What is cap round?


10 Tips to Crack CET

The Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra for admission to MBA colleges. It is a test of speed which contains 200 questions supposed to be answered in 150 minutes. Though the relieving part is that there is no negative marking. To ace the exam:

1. First of all, get hold of practice papers/mock tests that help build speed that is of utmost importance during this test. It is a test of speed and accuracy, and practice makes an aspirant perfect in this aforementioned test.


CET 2017 Expected Cut-Offs


CET 2017 has seen an increase in the number of registrations as compared to the last year.

Talking about the first cut analysis from the Morning Slot of CET 2017, the paper did surprise. The students felt that the exam was difficult, lengthy and comparable to CAT but was manageable provided your concepts were clear. This is well reflected in the Results 2017.



Strategy for CET

Maharashtra-CET (MH-CET) is the state-level entrance test conducted for admissions to MBA and MMS Programs, offered by management colleges in Maharashtra. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra conducts the MH-CET every year.

The syllabus of CET covers most of the usual topics that appear in an MBA entrance exam, save for GK.