MAH MCA CET: Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test

The MAH MCA CET or the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) course is a state level common entrance examination. The MAH MCA CET is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam should fill the online application form through official website of the Directorate. On the basis of test score applicants can get admission in first year and direct admission in second year full time MCA course. The exam is is scheduled in the month of March. Please note MAH MCA CET is Computer Based Test (CBT). No special computer skills require to take this test. Only very basic computer skills are enough to attempt the MAH MCA CET Questions. So you have a before hand experience of Computer Based Test MAH MCA CET, the Directorate provides Mock Test through its official website.

Eligibility Criteria MAH MCA CET 

For appearing for the MAH MCA CET, one should be at least 21 years of age. However, those above the age of 25 are not eligible to sit for this examination. All the appearing applicants or those applying for the MAH MCA CET  should be graduates in Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent examination from any of the recognized universities across the country. Candidates also need to secure at least 50% marks aggregate to qualify for this exam or their equivalent CGPA for open category applicants. For those who are in the SC/ ST or OBC categories, at least  45% marks must be secured from a recognized university to apply for MAH MCA CET.

One of the other perquisites for this examination is that the candidates should have studied Maths in their 12th standard or plus two levels. The candidates must also have Maths as one of their subjects at the graduation level to apply for the examination. Though it is mandatory for the candidates to have passed their graduation when appearing for MAH MCA CET, those appearing for their third year are also eligible to apply.

Application Form MAH MCA CET

Those who are interested in taking the MAH MCA CET should ensure that they fill the forms before the given data. The process is again online and hence one should ensure accuracy to avoid your application from getting rejected. For applying online, you have to visit the official site of the MAH MCA CET. On visiting the site, the applicants need to select the MCA option and then click on registration. The applicants should then fill in all their personal info and qualification along with some of the other details mentioned. Once this is done, the applicants should then upload their current passport size photo in JPEG/JPG format and submit the same. After this process is done, you have to ensure that you make the payment of the same via Debit/ Credit Card.

Application fees MAH MCA CET 

The fee structure for the MAH MCA CET  exam is as following:
  • All General Category Category candidates: Rs. 1000/-
  • Reserved Category Candidates: Rs. 800/-
  • Application fees is payable through Credit   Card/   Debit   Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • No other payment mode is available

MAH MCA CET Test Pattern

The MAH MCA CET shall ask total 200 questions to be answered in a duration of 90 minutes. The questions are multiple choice type. Below each question there shall be given FOUR choices and you have to select the right answer from available choices. Following given Question Paper Pattern

 Section  No of Questions
 Marks Per Question
 Maximum Marks
 Mathematics & Statistics
 30  2  60
 Logical / Abstract Reasoning
 30  2  60
 English Comprehension & Verbal Ability
 20  2  40
 Computer Concepts
 20  2  40

Negative Marking in MAH MCA CET 

For each wrongly marked answer you will be penalized by 0.5 negative marks.

MAH MCA CET  Important Dates

  • Commencement of Registration: January – February 
  • Issue of MAH MCA CET Admit Card: March 
  • MAH MCA CET Exam Date: March
  • Release of MCA CET Result: April
  • MAH MCA CET Counselling: April – May
  • CET Counselling: April – May
MAH MCA CET Contact Details

Directorate Of Technical Education, Maharashtra State, Mumbai
3, Mahapalika Marg, Post Box No.1967,
Opp. Metro Cinema, Mumbai - 400 001

Colleges Accepting MAH MCA CET Scores in Maharashtra

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Mumbai

  • Audyogik Shikshan Mandal’s Institute of Management & Computer Studies
  • Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management & Information Technology
  • Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan’s Sardar Patel Institute of Technology
  • IBSAR Trust’s IBSAR Institute of Management Studies
  • K.J. Somaiya Institute in Management Studies & Research
  • Late Shri Vishnu Waman Thakur Charitable Trust, Viva Institute of Technology
  • Mumbai Education Trust’s Institute of Computer Science
  • NCRD’s Sterling Institute of Management Studies
  • SIES College of Management Studies
  • Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI)
  • YMT College of Management
  • Finolex Academy of Management and Technology
  • Jawahar Education Society’s Annasaheb Chudaman Patil College of Engineering
  • Late Bhausaheb Hiray S. S. Trust’s Institute of Computer Application
  • Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering
  • Navinchandra Mehta Institute of Technology & Development
  • Saraswati Education Society’s Yadavrao Tasagaonkar School of business Management
  • Thakur Institute of Management Studies Career Development Research
  • Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Pune

  • Abhinav Education Society’s Institute of Management and Research
  • Alard Institute of Management Sciences
  • Audyogik Shikshan Mandal’s Institute of Business Management & Research
  • Audyogik Shikshan Mandals, Institute of Computer Studies
  • B. P. Hivale Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies
  • Bansilal Ramnath Agarawal Charitable Trust’s Vishwakarma Institute of Technology
  • C.H.M.E. Society’s Dr. Moonje Institute for Management & Computer Studies
  • Chanakya Education Society’s Indira College of Engineering & Management
  • Siddhant Institute of Computer Application
  • Siddhant College of Engineering
  • College of Engineering, Nashik
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Management & Research
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Master of Computer Applications
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Management
  • G.H.Raisoni College of Engineering & Management
  • Gokhale Education Society, College of Engineering
  • Indira Institute of Management
  • Institute of Technology, Lonavala
  • Institute of Industrial & Computer Management & Research
  • J.S.P.M.’s Rajarshi Shahu College of Engineering
  • Jayawant Institute of Computer Applications
  • Jayawant Institute of Management Studies
  • Genba Sopanrao Moze College of Engineering
  • Abacus Institute of Computer Application
  • ENIAC Institute of Computer Application
  • Jaywantrao Sawant College of Engineering
  • K. K. Wagh Institute of Engineering Education and Research
  • Pratibha Institute of Business Management
  • MAEER’s Maharashtra Academy of Engineering
  • G. H. Raisoni Institute of Management & Research
  • MAEER’s MIT School of Management
  • Institute of Management and Career Courses (IMCC)
  • Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Engineering
  • MET Bhujbal Knowledge City MET League’s Engineering College
  • Padmashree Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Institute of Business Management
  • Pandit Shivdatta Shastri Education Foundation’s Asma Institute of Management
  • Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering
  • Progressive Education Society’s Modern College of Engineering
  • Manikchand Dhariwal Institute of Management and Rural Technology
  • Sinhgad Institute of Business Administration and Computer Application (SIBACA)
  • Sinhgad Institute of Management
  • Vidya Pratishthan Institute of Information Technology
  • Zeal Education Society’s Dnyanganga Institute of Career Empowerment & Research

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Jalgaon

  • North Maharashtra University
  • G. H. Raisoni Institute of Information Technology
  • K.C.E. Society’s Institute of Management and Research

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Aurangabad

  • Dr. B. A. Marathwada University
  • Bharatiya Gramin Punarrachana Sanstha’s Rajashri Shahu Institute of Management
  • Government College of Engineering
  • Gramodyogik Shikshan Mandal’s Marathwada Institute of Technology
  • M.G.M.’s Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College
  • Mahatma Gandhi Missions Institute of Management
  • Maulana Azad Educational Trust’s Tom Patrick Institute of Computer & Information Technology

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Amravati

  • P.R.Patil College of Management
  • Shree Hanuman Vyayam Prasark Mandal’s P.G. Department of Computer Science & Technology
  • V.Y.W.S’s Prof. Ram Meghe Institute of Technology & Research
  • Vidya Bharati Mahavidyalaya Department of Research and PG Studies in Science & Management
  • Department of Computer Science, SGB Amravati University

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in Nagpur

  • Amar Seva Mandal’s Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya
  • Nagar Yuvak Shikshak Sanstha, N.Y.S.S. College of Engineering & Research
  • Ankush Shikshan Sanstha’s G.H.Raisoni College of Engineering
  • G. H. Raisoni Institute of Information Technology & Computing Research
  • Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Shikshan Sanstha’s, Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Pandav College of Engineering
  • Priyadarshani College of Engineering
  • Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  • Shri Shivaji Education Society Amravati’s Science College (MCA)
  • Shri. Ramdeobaba Kamla Nehru Engineering College
  • Smt. Bhagwati Chaturvedi College of Engineering
  • V. M. Vasant Commerce, J.M. Thakar Arts & J.J. Patel Science College
  • Vidarbha Bahu-Uddeshiya Shikshan Sanstha’s Tulshiramji Gaikwad Patil College of Engineering & Technology
  • Wardhaman Bahu Uddeshiya Sanstha, Institute of Management & Research

Colleges accepting MAH MCA CET score in other cities

  • Dnyanopasak Shikshan Mandal’s Institute of Information Technology & Management
  • S.V.S.P. Mandal’s Swami Vivekanand Institute of Technology and Management
  • Dr.Babasaheb Nandurkar College of Physical Education
  • Gondiya Education Society’s J.M. Patel College of Computer Science
  • Government College of Engineering, Karad
  • Jai Mahakali Shikshan Sansthan’s Ranibai Agnihotri Institute of Computer Information
  • Jeevan Prabodhini MCA College
  • KFS - Krishna Institute of Computer Application & Management
  • KIT’s Institute of Management Education & Research
  • KSGBS’s Bharat- Ratna Indira Gandhi College of Engineering
  • Sadhana Shikshan Mandal, Saraswati College
  • Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
  • Sarvasiddhanta Education Soc’s Nuva College of Engineering and Technology
  • Sarvodaya Shikshan Mandal’s Sardar Patel Mahavidayalaya, Department of Computer Studies & Research
  • Satara College of Engineering & Management, Limb
  • Shree Sharda Bhavan Education Society’s Institute of Technology & Management
  • Sinhgad Institute of Business Management
  • Sinhgad Institute of Computer Sciences
  • Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada Vidyapeeth
  • Vodithala Education Society’s Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS)
Information Source: Official Website State CET Cell Maharashtra

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