Candidate should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
The candidate should be an Indian National;
Candidates should have Passed minimum three year duration Bachelor’s Degree awarded by University recognised by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities 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);
Studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at (10+2) level or at Graduate level examination;
For Direct second year admissions, the candidate should have passed Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications or Science (Information Technology or Computer Science) (Candidates appearing for final year of qualifying exam are also eligible to appear for CET)
Note: Aggregate marks means the grand total of marks obtained by the candidate in subjects based on which the class declaration is made in the particular University from which the candidate is passing the qualifying exam
Exam Duration2 Hours
Results27th Mar 2017
General Aptitude :
The main objective of this paper is to assess the general aptitude of the candidate to pursue a computer applications and software profession.
The MAH MCA CET questions in this paper will cover: logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, high school mathematics, vocabulary, English comprehension and verbal ability. A good grasp of the following topics of high school mathematics ( up to the 12th standard ) will be useful:
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 of straight lines, 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, solution of 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 and cones.
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, Multiprogramming and time sharing operating systems, Computer Programming in C.
Operating System Basics Multiprogramming and timesharing operating systems.
MAH-MCA-CET will be conducted Online at all examination centres which will include multiple choice objective type questions (MCQs), using standardized equivalent - percentage method, will be equating scores across session
The question paper for the CET will be set in English only. Translation in any other languages will not be available. Maharashtra online CET would be comprised of two online papers of 100 Marks each of 45 minutes duration
Maharashtra MCA Online CET Entrance Exam duration is 90 minutes viz, General Aptitude (GA), Computer Concepts (CC)
MHA MCA CET will have Negative Mark system. Each correct answer will carry 4 marks. Each wrong answer will carry 1 negative mark. Unanswered questions will carry zero marks
The syllabus & sample question paper are available on the website and also in the online brochure. Each paper has 25 questions and is expected to be completed in 90 minutes