MAH MCA CET 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria

MAH MCA CET 2023MAH MCA CET 2023 is the state-level entrance exam. It is regulated by the Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra. It offers admission to a first or second-year (Lateral Entry) full-time PG degree course in computer application (MCA). By clearing this examination candidates can get admission to various Government and Private colleges in the state of Maharashtra.To get admission into the courses candidates need to fill out the application form. The entrance exam will be conducted in online mode (Computer Based Test). In this article, we have provided all the information regarding the MAH MCA CET 2023 examination such as Exam dates, eligibility criteria, the application process etc.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Overview

Name of the examMAH MCA CET 2023
Full-FormMaharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test
Courses OfferedMCA course
Who conducts the exam?State Common Entrance Test Cell Maharashtra
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of examComputer Based Test

MAH MCA CET 2023 Exam Dates

We have provided below MAH MCA CET exam date (tentative):

Online registration commence from3rd week of March 2023
Last date for online registration2nd week of May 2023
Admit card release dateLast week of July 2023
Date of entrance exam1st week of August 2023
Result announcementAugust/ September 2023
Counselling will commence fromSeptember 2023

MAH MCA CET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can check the procedure to fill and submit the MAH MCA CET 2023 application form from here:

  • The application form of MAH MCA CET 2023 will be available in online mode only, there no offline mode will be available to anyone.
  • Candidates can fill their application form from the third week of March 2023.
  • Candidates will have to first register themselves by entering the required details.
  • After the successful registration, a registration number and password will be issued.
  • Candidates will need to fill in all the details in the application form carefully including personal, academic etc.
  • Upload all the scanned documents i.e. signature and photographs in the prescribed format.
  • Application form will be continued till second week of May 2023.
  • To complete the process candidates will have to pay the fee for the application form through online mode.
  • Candidates will have to take the printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • The online fee payment gateways will be Debit Card/ credit cards and net banking, etc.
  • For General category candidates of Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), and J & K Migrants fee will be Rs.1000/-.
  • For SC, ST, VJ/DT-NT (A), NT (B), NT (C), NT (D), OBC, SBC, EWS, and PwD category candidates of Maharashtra state only: Rs. 800/-.
  • Fee will be non-refundable once paid.

MAH MCA CET 2023 How to Apply

  • Step-1: Go through the official website and register yourself.
  • Step-2: Candidate will receive an email with the account information after registering with a valid email-id.
  • Step-3: One should follow the instructions given in the email for resetting the password and further login.
  • Step-4: Fill domicile and category certificate details carefully.
  • Step-5: Enter qualification details, academic details and other asked.
  • Step-6: Choose exam centre preferences and submit it.
  • Step-7: Upload scanned documents i.e. photograph and signature in the given format.
  • Step-8: Upload other required documents for proof of identity.
  • Step-9: Now preview and validate information given on the application form.
  • Step-10: Pay the application fee through online mode using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • Step-11: Take printout of the filled application form.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of the MAH MCA CET 2023 entrance exam are given below. To fill out the application form candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria:

  • Nationality: The candidate should be Indian Citizen.
  • Subjects: Mathematics will be the compulsory subject in the qualifying examination.
  • Qualifications: Candidate must have at least three years of Bachelor’s Degree approved from the Recognized University must be approved by UGC or Association of Indian University (AIU).
  • Marks: Candidate must have 50% marks for general and 45% marks for the reserved candidates.
  • Appearing: Those who are appearing in the final year of their qualifying examination can apply for the exam.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Exam Pattern

All candidates must go through the details of the exam pattern before starting the exam preparation. With the help of the MAH MCA, CET 2023 exam pattern candidates can get an idea about the type of questions, marking scheme, exam duration, subjects covered, etc.

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be conducted through Online mode (Computer Based Exam).
  • Duration: Exam duration will be 90 minutes.
  • Medium of Exam: Question paper will be available in English language.
  • Total Marks: Exam will be of total 200 marks (Total 100 questions, 2 marks each).
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions will be asked.
  • Marking Scheme: Two marks will be awarded for each correct response.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.
  • Sections: There will be 4 sections (Mathematics & Statistics, Logical / Abstract Reasoning, English comprehension, and verbal ability, Computer Concepts).

Candidates can get questions as per the subjects and topics. Given below is the details:

TopicNo. of QuestionsMarks
Logical/ abstract reasoning3060
English comprehension and verbal ability2040
computer Concept2040

MAH MCA CET 2023 Syllabus

Here we have provided some important topics from the MAH MCA CET syllabus:

Mathematics & Statistics

Topics will be from the high school mathematics syllabus up to the standard 12th.

  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Arithmetics
  • Basic Set Theory and Functions
  • Mensuration

Logical/Abstract Reasoning

  • ​​​​Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relations
  • Sets based on Grouping and Pattern
  • Mapping and Best Routes
  • Data Sufficiency etc.

English Comprehension and Verbal Ability

  • Basic English Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Summary writing
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Para jumbles etc.

Computer Concepts

Topics such as computer architecture and operating system basics will be given special importance other than the topics given below:

  • Computer Basics
  • Data Representation
  • Binary Arithmetic
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Language
  • Operating System basics

MAH MCA CET Preparation Tips

Following are the very effective tips for you to score well in Following are the very effective tips for you to score well in the MAH MCA CET 2023 entrance examination:

  • Know the syllabus and the exam pattern before starting your preparation.
  • Make a proper timetable & follow it strictly.
  • Solve previous year’s question paper and sample papers for practice.
  • Take guidance from the experts or professionals to know the best books for the exam.
  • East healthy and stay hydrated.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The registration process for MAH MCA CET 2023 will commence from the third week of March 2023.

Answer: No, 12th appearing candidates will not be eligible to apply for MAH MCA CET 2023 exam.
Answer: No, offline facility will not be available to fill the application form.
Answer: Yes, 1 Mark will be deducted on every negative response.
Answer: There is no age limit criteria prescribed by the authority.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Admit Card

The MAH MCA CET Admit Card will be released by the authority for every participating candidate on the website through online mode. Admit card is expected to release in the last week of July 2023. 

Admit Card will consist of details regarding the candidate and examination time, date etc. The candidate must have to appear with the admit card on the day of the exam, without admit card no one will be allowed to enter the exam center. Candidates will be able to download their admit card through login details.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Answer Key

Answer key will be released by the authority through online mode on the website. The MAH MCA CET answer key will be released after a few days from the completion of the examination. Answer key will be available in the first week of August 2023.

The answer key will be made available in PDF format. The answer key will be consists of correct answers to every asked question in the entrance examination.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Result

The Result will be declared by the exam conducting authority for each candidate who have participated in the MAH MCA CET 2023 examination through online mode. The candidate will be able to download the result after the release of it on the website of the authority.

Candidates can check their result through login details i.e. application number or date of birth. Take printout of the result for future references. Result will be made available on the website in the month of August/ September 2023.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Cut Off

The MAH MCA CET cut-off will be released by the authority based on the candidate’s performance in the exam. Based on the cut off candidate will be called for the counselling process. It will be released with the declaration of result.

Candidates need to score more than the prescribed cut-off marks to be eligible for the counseling procedure. The cut-off will be available through online mode on the website of the exam conducting authority. The cut-off list will be prepared by the authority for the shortlisted candidates for the counselling procedure.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Counselling

This will be the last process for admission after clearing the MAH MCA CET 2023 entrance examination. The counselling process will be done in September 2023.  The candidates will be able to participate in the counselling process when the authority will call them.

The MAH MCA CET counselling process will be conducted for a successfully qualified form examination. Candidates need to carry some of the important documents for the verification process. Counselling procedure will be completed in various factors.

The counselling procedure for the MCA course will be followed by multiple rounds including Registration, Choice Filling, Allotment of seats, and Reporting Rounds. The seats will be allotted to the candidates based on their rank in the merit list.

Candidates need to report to the center on time with some of the required documents for the verification process. Following are the documents to carry on the time of admission:

  • Proof of Nationality
  • Category certificate
  • IISC & SSC Mark sheet
  • HSC & SSC Passing certificate
  • MAH MCA CET 2023 Admit Card
  • MAH MCA CET 2023 Result
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Seat allotment letter
  • Counselling fee payment receipt.

If candidates have more queries about MAH MCA CET 2023, then they can ask us by leaving their queries below.

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