MAH MCA CET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

MAH MCA CET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

The DTE (Directorate of Technical Education), Maharashtra is the examination organizing authority that organizes MAH MCA CET 2023 on yearly basis. This is a state level entrance examination conducted to provide admission in 1st & 2nd year (Lateral Entry) of MCA program. These are the full time programs offered by DTE, Maharashtra. The admissions will be offered in the best government & private colleges of the state. The admissions will be provided strictly on the basis of merit. The relevant details about MAH MCA CET 2023 have been described in this article below.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Key dates

The tentative schedule of the entrance examination is listed below. The actual dates of the important events are not yet confirmed as the official notification is yet to release. Even though, the key dates for MAH MCA CET 2023 based on previous year’s data are given below.

Events Key dates
Online application forms will be available from 4th week of February 2023
Online application forms have to submitted till 2nd week of March 2023
Authority will issue the admit cards In 3rd week of March 2023
Entrance examination MAH MCA CET 2023 will be conducted In 4th week of March 2023
Result will be declared In 2nd week of April 2023
Counseling will starts From April 2023
Admissions will start In June 2023

MAH MCA CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates waiting for the application forms for MAH MCA CET 2023 should meet the eligibility criteria. These are the criteria described by the examination authority needed to apply for the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria are as below-

  • The candidates should have the nationality of India.
  • The candidates must have completed 3 year’s graduation program in any stream from a recognized university.
  • The Higher Secondary must have completed having Mathematics as a subject.
  • The candidates applying for Lateral Entry should have passed graduation in Computer Applications or Science stream (Computer Applications or IT) scoring at least 50% marks (in case of reserved category candidates it should be 40%) in aggregate in qualifying examination.
  • The candidates who are appearing in the final year of Bachelor’s degree can also apply for MAH MCA CET 2023.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Application Form

The examination authority will issue the application forms in February 2023. The information brochure will also be released with the application form. The candidates should read the instructions carefully to understand the application procedure better. The step-wise process to submit the application forms is as follows-

  • The complete process of submission of application form will be based on online mode.
  • The applicants wish to apply through any other mode except online mode will not be accepted by the authority.
  • The candidates need to register their name online by entering few basic information.
  • The registration number & password will be allotted to the candidates on successful registration.
  • Now you can start filling up the application process. To start the process, you have to enter the registration number & password obtained during registering your name.
  • In the application form, the candidates need to provide all the correct information to avoid the rejection application.
  • The scanned images of the photograph & signature also need to be uploaded in specified format.
  • The payment of application fee also has to be completed in this stage of application process.
  • It is very important that you read the completely filled application form before you submit the same.
  • It is advised to all the candidates appearing for MAH MCA CET 2019 to take the print out of the application form that will be needed in future stages of admissions.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Application Fee

All the candidates appearing for MAH MCA CET 2023 can pay the application fee via debit/credit card, online banking, IMPS, cash card, mobile wallets. The application fee has to be paid only through online mode, any other mode of payment will not be accepted. The application fee paid will not be refunded.

  • The application fee is Rs. 750/- for the candidates who belongs to open category from Maharashtra, outside Maharashtra and J&K migrants.
  • The fee for reserved category candidates will be Rs. 550/-.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Exam Pattern

The examination preparation requires the knowledge of examination pattern. By knowing the examination pattern, the candidates can make the strategies to study well for the examination. The knowledge of examination pattern along with the syllabus is very important to score good in the entrance exam.

  • The examination will be scheduled through Computer Based Test (CBT) or also known as Online mode.
  • The language of the question paper will be only English.
  • The question paper will have 2 sections- General Aptitude & Computer Concepts.
  • The applicants will have to complete the examination in 1 hours & 30 minutes.
  • The question paper will have MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Each correct answer will get you 4 marks, whereas each incorrect answer will minus 1 mark.
  • The total marks & the total number of questions for MAH MCA CET 2019 is as follows-
Sections No. of Questions Max. Marks
General Aptitude 25 100
Computer Concepts 25 100
Total 50 200

MAH MCA CET 2023 Syllabus

The examination syllabus will cover these two areas- Computer Concepts and General Aptitude. The computer concepts will includes the topics related to computer such as Computer basics, Computer Architecture, Operating System Basics, Computer language, Data Representation etc.

The General Aptitude is a section that will cover these fields of Mathematics such as Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Arithmatic etc.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Admit Card

The admit cards will be published in the 3rd week of March 2023. The authority will issue the hall tickets in its official website of DTE, Maharashtra. It will require your application number and password/DOB to get your admit card. The admit card will have the basic information such as venue, date, time, applicant’s name etc. of the entrance exam.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Result

The entrance examination will be held in the last week of March 2023. Hence, the result will be declared 2-3 weeks after the examination day. The DTE, Maharashtra will release the list of successful candidates in the website. Downloading of the score card also need to enter your application number. On the basis of examination result, the candidates will be called for counseling.

MAH MCA CET 2023 Counseling

The counseling is the final stage to get admission followed by declaration of result. The call letter for counseling will be issued to the candidates listed in the merit list. There will be 2-3 rounds of counseling to select the eligible candidates. The expected date to begin the counseling procedure is in the month of April 2023.The seats will be allocated as per the number of seats available.


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