MAH MCA CET 2022: Eligibility Criteria, Application, Syllabus, Pattern

The Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra will conduct the MAH MCA CET 2022 exam to select the candidates for admission to MCA course in various colleges across the state of Maharashtra. The candidates looking for a lateral entry admission to MCA can also apply for this exam. The online registration for MAH MCA CET 2022 is expected to start from the 2nd week of February 2022.

The exam will be conducted in online mode and the candidates need to submit the application form before the last date. In this post, we will discuss complete detail about the MAH MCA CET 2022 exam including application form, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

Important Dates for MAH MCA CET 2022

The tentative schedule for MAH MCAT CET 2022 is illustrated in the table given below. The exact dates will be updated on this post after the release of official notification.

Important Events Tentative Dates
Starting to online registration 2nd week of February 2022
Last date to register online 1st week of March 2022
Availability of Hall ticket 3rd week of March 2022
Date of Exam 4th week of March 2022
Declaration of Result 1st week of April 2022

MAH MCA CET Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria given below can apply for the MAH MCA CET 2022 exam.

  1. The candidate must be an Indian National.
  2. The candidate should have a bachelor degree in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for the candidates from reserved categories)
  3. Additionally, the candidate must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects in 10+2 or graduation level.  
  4. For lateral entry admission to 2nd year, the candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Computer application or B.SC (IT/CS)

Note: The students appearing in the final year exam of qualifying examination can also apply.

MAH MCA CET Application Form 2022

The eligible candidates can apply for the MAH MCA CET 2022 in online mode from the official website. In order to apply for the exam, the candidates need to register themselves by providing some basic details. After registration, the candidates need to login using the registration no. and password. The candidates will be able to access the application form after registration. The applicants need to provide all the mandatory contact and educational details in the application form.

Along with the details, the applicants have to upload the scanned images of their photo and signature in a prescribed format. After submitting the application form, the aspirants should pay the prescribed application fee and take a printout of submitted application form for future reference.

Application Fee

The MAH MCA CET 2022 application fee for different categories will be as follows:

Category Application Fee
General category candidates from Maharashtra, Outside Maharashtra or J & K Migrants Rs. 1000/-
Backward class categories candidates from Maharashtra (SC, ST, VJ/DTNT(A),NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC) and PwD candidates from Maharashtra Rs. 800/-

Mode of Payment

  • The application fee can be paid only in online mode by using a Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Card, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

MAH MCA CET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for MAH MCA CET 2022 will be as follows:

Mode of Exam: Online (Computer Based Test)

Number of Questions: 100

Type of Questions: Multiple choice objective type questions (Four Options)

Duration of Exam: 90 Minutes

Language of Exam: English

Maximum Marks: 200

Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be given for every correct answer. 0.5 marks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.  

Section wise distribution of Questions and Marks

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
English comprehension and

verbal ability

20 40
Logical / Abstract Reasoning 30 60
Mathematics & Statistics 30 60
Computer Concepts 20 40
Total 100 200

MAH MCA CET Syllabus 2022

The section wise syllabus for the MAH MCA CET 2022 exam will be as follows:

Mathematics & Statistics: Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, differential Equations, Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, Arithmetic, Basic set Theory and Functions, Mensuration

Logical / Abstract Reasoning: The questions will be asked to determine the candidates’ ability to think logically. This section will cover questions based on facts given in the passage and logical situations.

English comprehension and verbal ability: Basic English grammar, comprehension, vocabulary, antonyms, synonyms, word & phrases, sentence correction, jumbled paragraph

Computer Concepts: Computer Basics, Data Representation, Computer Architecture, Computer Language and Operating System basics

How to prepare for MAH MCA CET 2022?

Here are some tips that can be helpful for the candidates preparing for the MAH MCA CET 2022 exam.

  1. Make a well-structured time table which you can practically follow.
  2. Collect high-quality study material from renowned writers as per the syllabus.
  3. Make short notes of all the important formulas and shortcut tricks to do well in the Mathematics & Statistics section.
  4. Follow a good English newspaper and magazine in order to improve your vocabulary which can be helpful in English Comprehension and verbal ability section.
  5. Go through some previous year question papers to be more familiar with the exam.

Recommended Books for MAH MCA CET 2022 exam

Some of the recommended books for MAH MCA CET preparation are as follows:

  • A Comprehensive guide for MCA by R.S. Aggarwal
  • 11 Years Solved Papers MCA Entrances by Amit M. Aggarwal
  • MCA CET Maharashtra by Team of Experts
  • The perfect study resource for MCA by Experts compilation
  • A Complete study package for MCA Entrances by  Amit M Aggarwal

MAH MCA CET 2022Admit Card

The candidates can download the admit card for the exam from the official website. The intimation about the availability of an admit card will also be sent via email/ SMS on the registered mobile number and email id of the candidate. In order to download the admit card, the candidates have to enter the registration number/ roll number and date of birth.

After downloading the admit card, the candidates have to paste their photo on the prescribed space in admit card. It is compulsory for every candidate to carry a valid admit card along with a photo ID proof at the exam center.

MAH MCA CET Result 2022

The result of MAH MCA CET 2022 exam will be declared on the official website. In order to check their result, the candidates need to enter their registration number/ roll number and date of birth. The result card will have to information like marks obtained by the candidate, percentile. After the declaration of result, the authorities will publish the merit list of the selected candidates.

MAH MCA CET 2022 Counselling

The student declared successful after the release of MAH MCA CET result will be allowed to participate in the counselling process. The counselling process will be concluded in many rounds depending upon the availability of seats. During the counselling process, the candidates have to provide their choice of colleges. The seat will be allotted as per the merit.  The admission will be confirmed only after the verification of documents.


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