What Is the Syllabus for MAH CET 2021?


The MAH CET is the common entrance test held by the Maharashtra Government every year for admission to MBA programs. The date for the exam has already been published, and it will be conducted in the 2nd or 3rd week of March. Applicants qualifying the MAH CET will get admission to top business schools of Maharashtra. MAH CET 2021 will be conducted in over 40 cities throughout India. 

The MBA CET syllabus has also been declared on the official website https://view.mahacet.org/mahacet/admin/news_document/MBA_MMSCET2021Syllabus2512020.pdf. 

Highlights of MAH CET MBA 2021:

Name of exam MAH CET MBA 2021
Exam for  Postgraduate admission 
Mode of examination  Online 
Type of questions MCQs
Duration of exam 120 minutes 
Number per question 
Scorecard validity  For one year 
Negative marking  No negative marks 
Number of questions  200
Number of sections 3 section
  1. Quantitative aptitude 
  2. Logical /abstract reasoning 
  3. Verbal ability and reading comprehension 

Content of MAH CET 2021 Syllabus:

  1. Logical/abstract reasoning: This section includes questions that analyse a candidate’s thinking skills and accuracy. It consists of figures, diagrams, decision-making, direction problems, and verbal reasoning questions. 
  2. Quantitative aptitude: This section includes the mathematical aspect. It is to assess the candidate’s accuracy and speed of solving mathematical and aptitude questions. The section mainly consists of charts, graphs, and table interpretations.
  3. Verbal ability and reading comprehension: This section tests the candidate’s English language proficiency through questions on vocabulary, antonyms, synonyms, sentence completion, grammar, paragraphs, etc. The types of questions include passage reading, choice of correct words etc. 
Topics  Number of questions  Marks per question  Maximum marks  Total marks 
Logical reasoning  75 1 75 200 marks 
Abstract reasoning  25 1 25
Quantitative aptitude  50 1 50
Verbal ability/ reading comprehension  50 1 50

MBA CET Syllabus: 

  1. Logical/ abstract reasoning
  • Conditional coding
  • Selection criteria
  • Series completion
  • Fact inference
  • Passage conclusion
  • Statement-argument
  • Clocks
  • Calendars
  • Decision making
  • Puzzles 
  • Venn diagram 
  • Symbol- based comparison
  • Verbal ability 
  • Linear and circular arrangement 
  • Direction 
  • Blood relation 
  • Coding/decoding
  • Syllogisms
  • Sequential output 
  • Input /output  
  • Quantitative aptitude:
  • Probability 
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Set theory
  • Trigonometry 
  • Interest (simple and compound)
  • Profit loss
  • Elementary mathematics
  • Mixtures and allegation
  • Permutation and combination 
  • Triangles and circle
  • Sequences and series 
  • Speed, time, and distance 
  • Analogy 
  • Binary logic 
  • Numbers 
  • Caselet based data
  • Coordinate geometry 
  • Arithmetic 
  • Algebra 
  • Geometry 
  • Percentage 
  • Mensuration
  • Data sufficiency 
  • Data interpretation
  • Quantitative reasoning  
  • Verbal ability and reading comprehension 
  • Antonyms & synonyms
  • Reading comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Grammar
  • Sentence completion 
  • Sentence arrangement 
  • Spelling/inappropriate usage 
  • Paragraph jumbles 
  • Error correction
  • Vocabulary 
  • Phrase replacement 
  • Verbal reasoning 

Tentative Schedule of MAH CET 2021:

Online registration of MAH CET 2021 2nd week of January 2021
Closing registration of MAH CET 2021 4th week of February 2021
Admit card release date  1st week of March 2021
MAH CET 2021 exam date  2/3rd week of March 2021
Declaration of the result of  MAH CET 2021 To be notified later 
Counselling rounds  To be notified later 

Many factors determine the cut-offs, and it changes every year. Factors such as seats available, number of qualifying candidates, reservation criteria and level of MAH CET exam determine the cut-off every year.

After the MAH CET 2021 exam, the result and the cut-offs will be announced. Selected candidates after the publishing of the cut-off of MAH CET 2021 will be called for counselling for seat allocation by centralised admission process (CAP).