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Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State conducts MAH MCA CET for admission to First Year/ Direct Second Year (Separate Division & Lateral Entry) of Three ­year full time Post Graduate Degree course in Master of Computer Applications (MCA)  in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes in the Maharashtra State.
MAH MCA CET 2023 Eligibility:-

i) The candidate should be an Indian National;

ii) Passed BCA or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate (at least 45% in case of candidates of Backward Class categories, economically weaker section and Persons with Disability category belonging to Maharashtra State); Or

ii) Passed B.Sc. or B.Com. or B.A. with Mathematics at 10+2 Level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University) and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate (at least 45% in case of candidates of Backward Class categories, economically weaker section and Persons with Disability category belonging to Maharashtra State); (Candidates appearing for final year of qualifying examination are also eligible to appear forCET)

MCA CET Maharashtra Registration / Application Form

Maharashtra MCA CET 2023 Application Form / Registration:-


Apply online at website - https://mcacet2023.mahacet.org from 27/02/2023 to 09/03/2023

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Exam Fee -

For Open Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidate - Rs 1000/-

For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A),NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC, EWS] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only - Rs 800/-

Mode of Payment - Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/ MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

MCA CET Maharashtra Exam Dates

MCA CET 2023 Date:- 


MAH MCA CET 2023 Date (Tentative) - 



MCA CET Maharashtra Syllabus

Maharashtra MCA CET 2023 Syllabus:-

a) Mathematics and Statistics -
The question paper will cover the following topics of high school mathematics (up to the 12thStandard)
Algebra: Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, Quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations.
Co-ordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinates, equations of a line, mid point,intersections etc., equations of a circle, distance formulae, pair ofstraightlines, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, simple geometric transformations such as translation, rotation, scaling.
Differential Equations: Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations.
Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solutionof triangles, height and distance, inverse function.
Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures of dispersions, skewness and kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, Binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, curve fitting, and principle of least squares, correlation and regression.
Arithmetic: Ratios and proportions, problems on time-work, distance-speed, percentage,etc.
Basic Set Theory and Functions: Set, relations and mappings.
Mensuration: areas, triangles and quadrilaterals, area and circumference of circles,volumes and surface areas of simple solids such as cubes, spheres, cylinders andcones.
b) Logical/ Abstract Reasoning -
This shall include the questions to measures how quickly and logically you can think. This section will cover logical situations and questions based on the facts given in the passage. This test shall check the problem solving capability of the candidate.
c) English comprehension and verbal ability -
Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidate's general understanding of theEnglish language. There will be questions on the topics such as Basic English grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, synonyms antonyms, sentence correction, word & phrases, jumbled paragraph.
d) Computer Concepts -
Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, memory organization,back-up devices.
Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers, and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, signed arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra,truth tables, Venn diagrams.
Computer Architecture: Block structure of computers, communication between processor and I / O devices, interrupts.
Computer Language: Assembly language and high level language, Computer Programming in C.
Operating System basics.


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Paper Pattern

Maharashtra MCA CET 2023 Pattern:-

Duration - 90 Minutes
Mode - Online
Medium -  English
Sr.No. - Section - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks -
1. Mathematics & Statistics - 30 Qs - 60 marks
2. Logical/ Abstract Reasoning - 30 Qs - 60 marks
3. English comprehension and verbal ability - 20 Qs - 40 marks
4. Computer Concepts - 20 Qs - 40 marks
Total - 200 marks
There is negative marking System for this CET. Each correct answer will carry 2 marks. Each wrong answer will carry 0.5 negative marks. Unanswered questions will carry zero marks.


MCA CET Maharashtra Preparation

MCA CET  Preparation: Systematic and dedicated study is the key to MCA CET preparation. Stick to your timetable of study and also be prepared to give some more of your time to revision and reading of related study material. Mathematics forms an important part of this exam as such practise also forms the key. There is no limit to how much you can practise, as such, the more you do the better. Since this is an online test devote fair amount of time to solving mock online papers to get a feel of the exam.

MCA CET Books:-

MCA CET books forms the source and summit of preparations such following are the best recommended books for MCA CET preparation:

•NU MCA Entrance Exam Guide by Rph Editorial Board
•Logical reasoning and DI section by S Chand or by Pearson Education
•Mathematics for MCA Entrance Examination by Amit Choudhary Neelam Choudhary
•MCA Entrance Exam Guide by  Rph Editorial Board
•MCA Entrances by Amit M Agarwal
•Quantitative ability by O.P Sinhal
•The Pearson Guide to MCA Entrance Examinations by Edgar Thorpe
•Verbal Ability by Wren and Martin

MCA CET  Coaching Centers:-

Top MCA Coaching Centers in India
• Triumphant Institute of Management Education (T.I.M.E.)
• Relic Academy
• Wisdom Academy

MCA CET Maharashtra Notification

Maharashtra MCA CET 2023 Notification:-


Apply online at website - https://mcacet2023.mahacet.org from 27/02/2023 to 09/03/2023



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