MAH MCA CET 2024: Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Eligibility

MAH MCA CET 2024MAH MCA CET 2024 Syllabus & Pattern has been released on 5th December 2023. Exam Date has been announced. It is a state level entrance examination conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. It offers admission to the candidates into PG degree course in the field of computer application (MCA). Candidates will get admission to the various Government and Private colleges in the state of Maharashtra by clearing this entrance examination. Only eligible candidates will be able to apply for the examination. In this article candidates can check the details related to MAH MCA CET 2024 exam such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam dates, pattern etc.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Notifications – Syllabus & Pattern Released 

newiconMH CET Law 2024 Syllabus & Pattern has been released on 5th December 2023. Click here to check Syllabus & Pattern details.

newiconMAH MCA CET 2024 Exam Date has been announced. It will be held on 30th March 2024. Check here for exam details.

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MAH MCA CET 2024 Overview

Name of the examMAH MCA CET 2024
Full-Form of the examMaharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test
Offered CoursesMCA course
Conducting AuthorityState Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra
Application ModeOnline
Mode of examComputer Based Test

MAH MCA CET 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the official exam dates for MAH MCA CET 2024 below in the table:

EventsDates 2024
Online registration from1st week of January 2024
Last date for online application4th week of January 2024
Admit card1st week of March 2024
Entrance Exam30th March 2024
Result1st week of April 2024
Counselling Procedure fromJune 2024

MAH MCA CET 2024 Application Form

Candidates can check the following details related to MAH MCA CET 2024 application form:

  • The application form will be available through online mode, no offline application will be released.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the registration form from the first week of January 2024.
  • A registration number and password will be issued after completing the registration procedure.
  • Candidates will be required to fill the application form carefully with details such as personal, academic and other asked.
  • Upload the scanned documents such as signature and photograph as per the given specifications.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the application form till fourth week of January 2024.
  • Candidates must fill details carefully in the application form to avoid rejection.
  • Take a printout of the confirmation page for further usage in admission procedure.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will be able to submit the application fee through online mode only.
  • Debit Card/ Credit Card and Net Banking will be the online payment gateways for transaction.
  • The application fee will be nonrefundable under any circumstances.
CategoryApplication Fee
General Category candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidatesRs. 1000/-
Reserved Category candidates of backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT-NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, EWS] and Persons with Disability candidates of Maharashtra state onlyRs. 800/-

How to Apply for MAH MCA CET 2024

  • Step-1: Visit the website of MAH MCA CET (link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Now register yourself by providing the valid details.
  • Step-3: Email will be received to the candidates with the account information after validating the email-Id.
  • Step-4: Now fill domicile and category certificate details carefully.
  • Step-5: Fill the form with qualification, academic and other asked details.
  • Step-6: Before submitting the form, choose the exam centre preferences.
  • Step-7: Upload the scanned documents in the given format.
  • Step-8: Preview the validate details mentioned in the application form.
  • Step-9: To complete the final procedure, submit the online application fee.
  • Step-10: Take printout and keep it save for admission.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the complete MAH MCA CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria in the section below:

  • Nationality: To apply for the exam, candidates must be an Indian Citizen.
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have three years of Bachelor’s degree approved from the recognized university and by UGC or association of Indian (AIU).
  • Marks: For general category candidates must have 50% marks and 45% marks for the reserved category candidates.
  • Subjects: In the qualifying exam, candidates must have Mathematics as a mandatory subject.
  • Appearing: The appearing candidates in the final year of their qualifying exam will also be able to apply.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through the given MAH MCA CET 2024 exam pattern:

  • Duration: 90 minutes will be provided to the candidates to solve the exam.
  • Medium: Question paper will be available in English medium only.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam mode will be online (CBT) computer based exam only.
  • Type of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked in the exam.
  • Total Marks: Question paper will be of 200 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: Two marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking will be there.
  • Sections: There will be 4 sections in the exam including (Mathematics & Statistics, Logical/ Abstract Reasoning, English Comprehension, and verbal ability, computer concepts).

Given below are the details related to the questions as per the subjects:

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

MAH MCA CET 2024 Syllabus

Here we have provided the important topics of the MAH MCA CET 2024 syllabus:

Mathematics & Statistics
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Arithmetic
  • Basic Set Theory and Functions
  • Mensuration
English Comprehension and Verbal Ability


  • Basic English Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Summary Writing
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Ordering of Sentences
  • Para Jumbles etc.
Logical/ Abstract Reasoning
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relations
  • Sets based on groping and pattern
  • Mapping and Best Routes
  • Data Sufficiency etc
Computer Concepts


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

MAH MCA CET 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check out the given below preparation tips to prepare for the examination in effective way:

  • Check out the complete syllabus and exam pattern before preparing for the exam.
  • Divide equal time for all the subjects and prepare a timetable.
  • Go through the officially prescribed syllabus for the entrance exam.
  • Take help from the best book and study material available on the internet.
  • Practice last year of question paper as much as you can.
  • Try to include every single topic of the syllabus in your preparations.
  • Take care of your healthy firstly and don’t take the stress.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Yes, candidates with 50% marks will be able to fill the form.

Answer: Correction facility may or may not be provided in the MAH MCA CET 2024 to rectify the details.

Answer: No, the MAH MCA CET 2024 application form will be available through online mode.

Answer: No, only the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in the exam.

Answer: The MAH MCA CET 2024 exam will be conducted in only one language i.e. English.

Answer: There will be no negative marking for incorrect responses or un-attempted question.

Answer: Total 100 questions will be asked in the examination.

Answer: Candidates will be given 90 minutes to solve the entrance exam.

Answer: Yes, candidates belonging to OBC category will have to submit only Rs. 800 application fee.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Admit Card

The MAH MCA CET 2024 admit card will be released by the exam conducting authority through online mode. Candidates will be able download the admit card from the first week of March 2024.

Candidates will be able to access the admit card through login details. Details such as registration number and date of birth will be required to download the admit card. It will consist of details such as name, exam date, exam venue, exam timings, reporting time, and other exam day instructions.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Answer Key

The authority will release the MAH MCA CET answer key in the form of PDF on the website. Candidates will be able to check answer keys through online mode in first/ second week of April 2024.

After few days of the completion of the entrance exam, the answer key will be made available. Candidates will be required to provide the details like application number and date of birth, hall ticket number to download the answer key. Answer key will consist of correct answers of each question asked in the entrance exam.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Result

The MAH MCA CET result will be declared in online mode on the website. Candidates will be able to find their scores along with the percentile obtained in the exam. Applicants will be required to follow a series of steps to download the result.

Candidates will need to enter login credentials i.e. application number or date of birth used to download the result. Candidates who will qualify the entrance exam will be able to participate in the counselling procedure accordingly.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Cut Off

The separate MAH MCA CET 2024 cut off marks will be released separately by the authority for candidates belonging to the state of Maharashtra and outside. The admission into MAH MCA CET will be based on the cut off marks & other procedure.

Candidates who will score more than the cut off marks, will have to report at the stipulated centres for the further admission process. Cut off will be released after the declaration of result.

MAH MCA CET 2024 Counselling

The MAH MCA CET counselling will be last process of admission. After clearing the entrance exam candidates will be able to called to participate in the counselling procedure. It will be organized in the month of June 2024.

Qualified candidates in the MAH MCA CET 2024 examination will be able to participate in the counselling rounds. The authority will call the shortlisted candidates for the counselling procedure. There will be various factors in counselling such as registration, choice filing, seat allotment, and reporting rounds.

During the counselling procedure, candidates will be required to carry some of the important documents for the verification procedure.

Documents required for the Counselling Procedure:

  • Proof of Nationality
  • Category Certificate
  • IISC & SSC Mark Sheet
  • HSC & SSC Passing certificate
  • MAH MCA CET 2024 Admit Card
  • MAH MCA CET 2024 Result
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Seat Allotment letter
  • Counselling Fee payment receipt

Participating Institutes of MAH MCA CET 2024

Candidates can check the given Participating Institutes of MAH MCA CET:

  • Institute of Management and Computer Studies, Thane
  • Dr DY Patil Institute of Management And Research, Pune
  • Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri
  • Government College of Engineering, Karad
  • Indira College of Engineering and Management, Pune
  • RC Patel Institute of Management Research and Development, Shirpur
  • Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad
  • MIT School of Management, Pune
  • Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering, Pune
  • Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur
  • Sinhgad Institute of Business Administration and Research, Pune
  • Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Tulsiramji Gaikwad Patil College of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur
  • Abhinav Education Society Institute of Management and Research, Pune
  • Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune

In case of any query related to MAH MCA CET 2024, feel free to ask below in the comment section. 

Displaying 24 Comments
  1. shrinivas kalal says:

    sir or mam I don’t have the mathematics in my 11th and 12th standard so will I am BCA degree TY last semester so I eligible for giving the MAH-CET exam 2024.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, final semester appearing candidates will also be eligible to apply. You must satisfy other eligibility norms also.

  2. Rupa says:

    Sir now I am in a last year of BBA(CA) in May my year will complete can I appear for 2024 MCA Entrance

  3. Sakshi says:

    My graduation complete in 2024,so I can eligible for giving MAH MCA CET

  4. Mayuri says:

    My graduation is completed in 2021, so can i eligible for giving the MAH MCA CET entrance exam.

  5. Mayuri says:

    My graduation is completed in 2021,so can i eligible for giving the MAH-CET Exam.

  6. Unnati Gajanand choudhary says:

    I have no math in 12th Or graduation so I can apply?

  7. Vishakha says:

    Are you 100% sure that there will be No negative marking this time ??

  8. Shweta sharma says:

    Mera bsc 2024 me last year hoga kya hm 2024 me MCA ka entrance exam ka form fill kar sakte hai up ke Jaunpur se hai aur Maharashtra se hm MCA ka entrance exam Dena chahte hai

  9. Rahul Kamble says:

    Diploma Electrical with B.E.Electronics & telecommunication engineering student can fill the CET form or not

  10. tanisha says:

    can sy students of bca appear for mah mca cet 2024?or can we appear only during our final year?

  11. Adarsh Vishwakarma says:

    What will be the impact on my result if I am a OMS (Other then Maharastra Student), i want to take admission in SPIT, Andheri Mumbai ?

  12. Prabhpreet says:

    I don’t have the mathematics in my 11th and 12th standard so will i eligible for giving the MAH-CET exam .

  13. Farhat says:

    Where can we get old question papers ?

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