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About MBA degree, how to prepare for the CET

Anushka Wagh
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 27th Mar 2017
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YoungBuzz Career Counsellor
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 27th Mar 2017

For preparation, you should better take tutions from a class like IMS, 1/45, Tardeo A. C. Market Building, Tardeo, Mumbai, www.imsindia.com

In any case, we are giving you some details on CET.

CET of Maharashtra - MBA/MMS

Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State

3, Mahapalika Marg, Post Box No. 1967, Mumbai - 400 001.

Ph: 22641150, 2264 1151, 22620601, 22690602, Fax: 22692102


All university and university affiliated colleges in Maharashtra.

Eligibility: A candidate who has either passed with minimum 50% of marks in aggregate (45% in case of backward class candidates from Maharashtra State only) or appeared at the final year examination of a post 10 + 2 course of minimum three years duration leading to an award of a Bachelors Degree, in any discipline of a statutory university in India (so recognized by the Association of Indian Universities), OR, passed with minimum 50% of marks in aggregate (45% in case of backward class candidates from Maharashtra State only) or appeared at an examination considered equivalent thereto, would be treated as eligible for Common Entrance Test (CET).

Notification in April

Entrance Test in May

Distribution of Total Marks

The following will be the Head wise distribution of the total marks of 240, on the basis of which the Final University wise/Category wise/State level Merit lists will be drawn

Head Marks

Common Entrance Test (CET) 200

Group Discussion (GD) 17

Personal Interview (PI) 17

Past Academic Record (PAR) 04

Work Experience (WE) 02

Total 240

Test Syllabus

The CET comprises multiple choice objective type questions in the areas of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and Logical/Abstract Reasoning. In all there would be 200 questions to be answered in a total time of two and half hours (i. e one hundred and fifty minutes).

The CET would not have negative marking. All the candidates who appear for the CET will be eligible for the GD and PI. The centres for the GDs and PIs would be the head quarter towns of the nine statutory, non-agricultural, non-technical Universities in the State of Maharashtra viz. Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded and Pune.


This is a test to see how well you know English language. In this test there will be passages with questions based on their contents to test your comprehension. Your English Language ability would be tested through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. Your English language ability would be tested through questions on (1) understanding of the contents of the passage and (2) choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills.


This test helps to know how fast and accurate you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio and proportion, percentage, etc. This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs and charts.


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