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Updated on - Feb 23rd, 2018 | 05:12 PM by Manikandan Danish
About: The Maharashtra MCA common entrance test abbreviated as MAH MCA CET 2018 is a gateway for admission to first or second year (Lateral entry full-time postgraduate degree course in computer applications
Conducting Authority: The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra shall conduct the MAH MCA CET 2018 for admission to the first year/direct second year (separate division & lateral entry) of three years full-time postgraduate degree course in Master of Computer Applications (MCA), for Academic Year 2018 -19.
Exam Level: The MAH MCA CET 2018 test is a state level examination for students seeking admissions into PG courses.
Courses: MAH MCA CET 2018 helps candidates who are seeking admission to MCA courses.
Frequency: MAH MCA CET 2018 examination is conducted only once every year for the candidates to provide admission into MCA Course.
Admissions: Candidates who successfully clear the MAH MCA CET 2018 examination, they can study in Top MCA colleges in Maharashtra affiliated to Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra offering MCA courses.
MaH MCA CET 2018 Highlights
Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test
MAH MCA CET 2018
Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra
State Level PG
24th March 2018
Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
(+)2 Marks for every correct response
(-) 0.5 Mark deducted for every incorrect answer
Exam Date Announced: The MAH MCA CET 2018 exam date is 24th March 2018, officially announced by the Authority.
Application Form: MAH MCA CET 2018 application form will be available from 7th February 2018. The deadline for the application process is 5th March 2018.
Admit Card: MAH MCA CET 2018 Admit card will be available from 15th March 2018.
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Qualification: Candidates should have Passed minimum three-year duration Bachelor’s Degree awarded by a recognised university or in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent (at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only).
Qualification for Lateral Entry: For MCA Direct second year admissions, the candidate should have passed Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications or Science (Information Technology or Computer Science).
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Details: In order to complete the application process successfully, candidates have to enter details such as qualification details, personal details, contact details, course details, exam centre etc.
Payment: Candidates can register for MAH MCA CET 2018 by paying the MAH MCA CET 2018 registration fee of INR 1000 for General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates candidates and INR 800 for SC/ST/VJ/DT/NT/OBC/SBCPH category candidates which are payable by credit card/debit card only.
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Credentials: For the purpose of downloading the MAH MCA CET 2018 admit card, candidates should log in with Registration Number/Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth.
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Mode: MAH MCA CET 2018 Examination is a Computer-based exam.
Duration & Questions: The time duration for MAH MCA CET 2018 exam is 90 minutes. There will be 100 multiple choice questions having 4 sections in MAH MCA CET 2018 examination. For every correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded and 0.5 marks will be deducted for wrong answers marked by the candidates.
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Level: The level of questions will be similar to the undergraduate BCA qualifying examinations.
Concepts: The syllabus of MAH MCA CET 2018 will be based on the topics such as Computer Concepts (CC) and English Comprehension and Verbal Ability, Logical/Abstract Reasoning, and Mathematics & Statistics.
Result Date: The Candidate should have to enter Registration Number and Date of Birth in order to check their results. The result of MAH MCA CET 2018 will be declared on 3rd April 2018 at the official website of MAH MCA CET 2018.
Result details: The MAH MCA CET 2018 result will have details like Registration Number, Roll Number, Name of the Candidate, Marks obtained out of 200 and the percentile secured.
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Commencement: The process of MAH MCA CET 2018 counselling starts from 2nd June 2018. The list of candidates who will make through the final merit list will be allowed to appear/ participate in the counselling.
Seat Allotment: The MAH MCA CET 2018 counselling and seat allotment process will be done through centralized allotment process(CAP). There shall be three rounds of CAP.
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Application Availability: The commencement of the online MAH MCA CET 2018 applications submissions is on 7th February 2018.
Application End date: The last date for MAH MCA CET 2018 Online Applications is on 5th March 2018.
Admit Card: The date of release of the MAH MCA CET 2018 admit card is 15th March 2018.
Exam Date: The MAH MCA CET 2018 exam date is scheduled to be on 24th March 2018.
Result Declaration: The Announcement of the MAH MCA CET 2018 Results is on 3rd April 2018.
Nationality: Candidates need to be Indian to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MAH MCA CET 2018.
Education Qualification: Candidates who want to appear for the MAH MCA CET 2018 must complete their 10+2+3 or a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent from a recognized University or College to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MAH MCA CET 2018.
Minimum Marks: Candidates from general category must have 50 percent marks in total while candidates from OBC, SC, ST, and PD are required to obtain 45 percent marks in their graduation to satisfy the eligibility criteria.
Subject: All candidates willing to appear for MAH MCA CET 2018 must have Mathematics as their main subject in 10+2 or graduation to satisfy the eligibility criteria.
Appearing Candidates: Candidates pursuing their final year of the graduation can also appear for the examination. However, they will be required to show their passing certificate at the time of counselling to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MAH MCA CET 2018.
For Lateral Entry (LE): For Direct second year admissions, the candidate should have passed Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications or Science (Information Technology or Computer Science).
The application form for MAH MCA CET 2018 can be filled by online mode only.
The application form of MAH MCA CET 2018 will be available from 7th February 2018 to 5th March 2018.
The candidate should click on the link that will be provided on the official website of MAH MCA CET 2018.
Register online by entering the Name, email id, and phone number and submit it. On submitting the following details, candidates will receive a system generated Registration Number and Password.
Fill in other required details such as Personal Details, Educational QualificatioN Details, Communication Details etc. in the online application and proceed to upload photograph and image.
The candidate should then pay the MAH MCA CET 2018 Application Form Fees via Net Banking/Debit/Credit Card or by means of the E-Challan.
Registration: Candidates aspiring to apply for MAH MCA CET 2018 must register on the official site of MAH MCA CET 2018.
Details: Candidates have to provide personal, educational details in the application form.
Exam centre: Candidates are allowed to choose their exam centres according to their preference.
Scanned copies: Candidates have to upload all the scanned original documents along with the MAH MCA CET 2018 Application.
MAH MCA CET 2018 Admit Card/Hall Ticket for the examination can be downloaded from the Official Website of DTE.
It should be noted that MAH MCA CET 2018 Admit Card/Hall Tickets will not be dispatched to the address of candidates. It will be available only through online mode. Hence, The candidate must keep a tab on the website for updates.
The Admit card for MAH MCA CET 2018 will be available from 15th March 2018.
MAH MCA CET 2018 Hall Ticket/Admit Card contains information such as Exam Centre Name, Roll Number, Examination Date and Time, etc.
The candidate will not be allowed to enter without your MAH MCA CET exam centre without your Admit Card.
No candidate will be allowed to appear for the MAH MCA CET 2018 examination without the MAH MCA CET 2018 admit card and the downloaded MAH MCA CET 2018 admit card will be considered as a valid admit card.
The candidates need to carry a photo identity proof along with the MAH MCA CET 2018 admit card in the examination.
Mode: MAH MCA CET 2018 will only be held in the online mode which will be a Computer Based Test. Candidates are required to mark answers on the computer screen.
Medium: The exam paper will be conducted in English only.
Exam Duration: Time allotted for the MAH MCA CET 2018 test is 90 minutes.
Types of Questions: Questions in the MAH MCA CET 2018 test will be Objective Type Multiple Choice questions. For every question, four options will be given out of which only one option will be correct.
Sections: MAH MCA CET 2018 will be conducted in two sections of 100 marks each with 25 questions in each section. The two sections in the exam are General Aptitude and Computer Concepts.
Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded.
Negative Marking: 0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
To prepare well for the MAH MCA CET 2018 examination, the candidate of Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET), 2018 must know the syllabus properly.
The Syllabus for MAH MCA CET 2018 will be base on the following topics:
The results of Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET), 2018 will be released on the Official Website of MAH MCA CET # by Directorate of Technical Education.
To check MAH MCA CET #yearresults on the Official Website, candidates are required to enter their MCA application ID and password.
Once they have logged in to their account, they can easily see their Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET), 2018 result subject wise.
Details Mentioned in the MAH MCA CET 2018 Result:
Date of Exam
Name of the Candidate
Marks obtained out of 200
The counselling dates will be announced officially on the website after the MAH MCA CET 2018 results are out. Candidates are required to follow some instructions to be a part of the counselling process.
The counselling process for MAH MCA CET 2018 will start from 2nd June 2018.
To participate in the counselling process, candidates are required to register online by filling details such as Father’s name, email ID, contact no., etc.
Once the form has been fulfilled candidates are required to submit the form online.
This step will issue them a temporary provisional letter based on their ranking.
Candidates must verify their document after receiving their temporary provisional letter at the counselling venue. You must also carry originals.
Candidates must reach their respective colleges to verify their documents.
The seat of the candidate is confirmed once they have paid the feed. If in case candidates fail to pay the fee or verify their documents, then the seat is transferred to the next eligible candidates who meet all the requirements.
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