MAH CET 2021: Exam date to be announced soon; Know syllabus and quick tips to prepare for the exam

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) exam date to be announced soon. Check the MAH CET syllabus for all sections and some quick preparation tips to ace MAH CET 2021.

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Prerna Goel | Aug 23, 2021 - 7:03 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The official MAH CET syllabus for MBA is available on the official website, Candidates appearing for the Maharashtra CET this year must prepare for the exam as per the MAH CET 2021 syllabus. All the important topics which must be prepared to ace this MBA entrance test with a good score are listed in the MAH CET MBA syllabus 2021. Along with the syllabus, the candidates are also advised to keep the MAH CET exam pattern 2021 in mind while preparing for the exam. MAH CET 2021 exam syllabus comprises important topics from four sections- logical reasoning, abstract reasoning, quantitative aptitude and verbal ability, and reading comprehension.

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As per the past year's trends, the MAH CET 2021 exam is expected to have a moderate difficulty level. Multiple-choice questions (MCQ) will be asked in Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) for MBA. The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra, is yet to announce the official MAH CET exam date 2021. MAH CET 2021 is expected to be held in the first week of September tentatively.

Here's the MAH CET syllabus 2021, along with some MAH CET preparation tips to help candidates crack this exam.

MAH CET Syllabus 2021: Key highlights

  • MAH CET 2021 syllabus comprises overall four sections.

  • There will be a total of 200 MCQs in the MAH CET 2021 question paper.

  • The logical reasoning section has a maximum weightage of 75 questions.

  • The questions in the MAH CET 2021 paper will have five options.

  • The MAH CET 2021 questions will not carry negative marking for any wrong answers.

MAH CET Exam Pattern 2021: Sectional breakup of questions

MAH CET Sections

Number of questions

Mark per question

Total marks for each section

Logical Reasoning




Abstract Reasoning




Quantitative Aptitude




Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension




Total marks for the test


MAH CET 2021: Detailed Syllabus for MBA

Given below are section-wise topics on which candidates should base their MAH CET exam preparation.

MAH CET Logical/ Abstract Reasoning Syllabus

The questions will be asked from topics such as Linear and Circular Arrangement, Venn Diagram, Symbol-based Comparison, Series Completion, Coding/Decoding, Syllogisms, Sequential Output, Selection Criteria, Blood Relations, Conditional Coding, Direction Sense.

MAH CET Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

This section is designed to assess the problem-solving and mathematical ability of candidates. The quantitative aptitude questions will be based on topics such as Arithmetic, Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, Data Sufficiency, Mensuration, Geometry, Probability, Ratio & Proportion, Numbers, Percentage, Trigonometry, Data Interpretation – Graphs, Charts, Tables.

MAH CET Syllabus 2021 for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

The MAH CET VARC section preparation must be done from topics such as Reading Comprehension, Antonyms & Synonyms, Spelling/ Inappropriate Usage, Error Correction, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Completion and Word Arrangement, Para Jumbles, Grammar, Vocabulary and more.

MAH CET Preparation Tips 2021

  • Scan the MBA CET MBA 2021 syllabus well and prepare all the key topics

  • Refer to some of the best MAH CET preparation books recommended by toppers and experts.

  • Solve 2-3 MAH CET mock tests daily along with analyzing them thoroughly.

  • Improve your reading speed for RC passages and get familiar with the various author tones.

  • Solve maximum logical reasoning problems in a day as the weightage of this section is high.

  • Keep track of time while attempting the MAH CET mock RC passages, reasoning questions.

  • If you are weak in VARC, reading different articles and novels will help a lot.

  • Note down 4-6 words daily from the editorial section of English newspapers.

  • The major MAH CET 2021 preparation tip is to solve the past 10 years’ MAH CET MBA question papers.

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