DTE MBA/MMS MH-CET Exam 2018 Structure and Syllabus

DTE Maharashtra has released the MBA CET 2018 exam syllabus and marking scheme for MBA/MMS Academic year 2018-20. The DTE Maharashtra has continued to follow the same CET structure as MH-CET 2016.


A. Logical/Abstract Reasoning

This shall include the questions to measure how quickly and accurately you can think. This test may have questions based on figures and diagrams and also questions on verbal reasoning.

B. Quantitative Aptitude

This shall include the questions 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.

C. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

This shall include 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.

Sl. No Topics No. of questions Mark per question Maximum marks
1 Logical Reasoning 75 1 75
2 Abstract Reasoning 25 1 25
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 1 50
4 Verbal Ability/Reading comprehension 50 1 50
Total 200 200

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The test will comprise of multiple choice objective type questions (five options)

Test Duration: 150 minutes

Medium of CET: English

MH-CET will be divided into four Areas (as mentioned in above table). Every Area as per the notification is referred to as a Test. Test name(s) will be displayed on the top bar of the screen. Questions in a test can be viewed by clicking on the test name. You can shuffle between test and questions anytime during the examination as per your convenience.

Please note : (a) Candidates will not be allowed to “finally submit” unless they have exhausted the actual test time. (b) Under no circumstances should a candidate click on any of the ‘keyboard keys’ once the exam starts as this will lock the exam.

IMS offers SimCETs as per the new format (Take 8 SimCETs as per the new MH-CET exam format and enhance your scores. Check details here)

IMS has change the Test as per the MH-CET 2016 format. Screenshot of the IMS SimCETs interface is mentioned below:

CET Structure

The most important stage of preparation is to take simulated tests. IMS's simulated Tests, or SimCETs provides you with a detailed Performance Evaluation Report which shall help you analyze your performance. Taking Regular Proctored SimCETs and take home SimCETs ensures that every student is thoroughly prepared for the final test.

The following table gives the question type break up over the last few years:

Sl. No Area Number of Questions
    2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 Quantitative Ability 40 20 25 22 15 15
2 Data Interpretation 10 20 15 20 20 25
3 Data Sufficiency 5 7 7 5 5 10
4 Logical Reasoning 45 70 58 48 54 53
5 Visual Reasoning 25 25 30 25 30 30
6 Verbal Ability & Verbal Reasoning 70 55 55 48 61 52
7 Reading Comprehension 5 10 10 32 15 15
  TOTAL 200 200 200 200 200 200


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