MAH MCA CET 2024 is scheduled to take place on March 30, 2024, and is conducted by the State CET Cell. For comprehensive information on the Maharashtra Masters in Computer Application Common Entrance Test (MAH MCA CET), including exam date, application form details, and syllabus, you can find all the necessary details here. MAH MCA CET is a state-level MCA entrance exam organized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell. The primary objective of this exam is to facilitate admissions into Government/Government Aided Institutes offering MCA courses, University Departments offering MCA courses, University Managed Institutes offering MCA courses, and Un-Aided MCA Institutes as per the Act in MCA. If you are preparing for the MAH MCA CET exam, it is crucial to check eligibility on, complete the application process, download the admit card, practice with previous year question papers, and stay updated with the answer key and result announcements.


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Government of Maharashtra has established a State Common Entrance Test Cell
(CET CELL) under Admission Regulating Authority (ARA) as per the provision
in Section 10 of Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015, (Herein after called the Act). The Competent Authority shall conduct the Online MAH-MCA-CET 2024 for admission to first year/ direct second year (separate division & lateral entry) of two-year full time post graduate degree course in Master of Computer Applications (MCA), for Academic Year 2024-25.

About MAH-MCA CET Exam

Exam Name:Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for MBA and MMS
Conducting Institute:DTE Maharashtra
Commonly called as:MCA CET
Exam Level:State Level

MAH MAH-MCA CET Exam Important Dates

Release of MAH MCA CET Application FormAs per State CET Cell
Application Form Last DateAs per State CET Cell
Admit Card Release DateAs per State CET Cell
MAH MCA CET 2024 Exam Date30 Mar 2024
Publication of Answer KeyAs per State CET Cell
MAH MCA CET Result Announcement DateAs per State CET Cell

MAH MCA CET – Overview

Name of ExamMAH MCA CET
Full Form of MAH MCA CETMaharashtra Masters in Computer Application Common Entrance Test
Organizing BodyState CET Cell
Full Form of State CET CellState Common Entrance Test Cell
Type of ExamMCA Entrance Exam
Level of ExamState
Courses Where Admission is Through MAH MCA CETMCA
Colleges Where Admission is Through MAH MCA CETGovernment/ Government Aided Institutes offering MCA course, University Departments offering MCA course, University Managed Institutes offering MCA course, Un-Aided MCA Institutes covered as per the Act
Minimum Educational Qualification Graduation
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice objective type
Number of Questions100
Total Marks200
Marking Scheme+2, 0
Exam Duration90 Minutes
Subjects in Question PaperMathematics & Statistics, Logical/ Abstract Reasoning, English comprehension and verbal ability, Computer Concepts
MAH MCA CET – Overview

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Appearing to Online MAH-MCA-CET 2023 The candidate should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

(i) The candidate should be an Indian National;

(ii) The should have Passed B.C.A or B.Sc. (Computer Science) or B.Sc (IT) or B.E. (CSE) or B.Tech (CSE) or B.E. (IT) or B.Tech. (IT) 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) The candidate should have any graduation degree (e.g : B.E. or B.Tech or B.Sc or B.Com or B.A. or B.Voc. etc) preferably 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 Reserved 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 for CET)

MAH MAH-MCA CET Examination Fee

Application form processing fee as stated below is to be paid through online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fee. No other mode of payment shall be permitted. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.

General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside
Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates
₹. 1000/-
Reserved Category 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.
₹. 800/-
MAH MAH-MCA CET Examination Fee

MAH MCA CET 2023 Application Form

  • State CET Cell releases the MAH MCA CET application form 2023 at,
  • Students should fill and submit the MAH MCA CET online application form before the last date.

MAH MCA CET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern was as follows

  • Mode of Exam – The exam  is a Computer Based Test.
  • Question type – The questions are Multiple choice objective type.
  • Number of Questions – There are 100 questions in the entrance exam.
  • Total Marks – Maximum marks in the exam is 200.
  • Exam Duration – The entrance exam is of 90 Minutes.
  • Language of Question Paper – The question paper is in language English.

Marking Scheme – 

  • Candidates get +2 marks for correct answer.
  • And negative marks is 0 for incorrect answers

MAH MCA CET Syllabus

The syllabus of MAH MCA CET exam includes topics from which questions will be asked in the question paper. 

  • You should study all topics in the MAH MCA CET syllabus 2023. 
  • Also solve chapter wise questions to prepare for the Maharashtra Masters in Computer Application Common Entrance Test.

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

As per the schedule, Candidates will have to visit the website for downloading Hall Ticket for online test. Intimation for downloading Hall Ticket will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for Hall Ticket download. The candidate is required to use
(i) Registration Number/Roll Number,
(ii) Password/Date of Birth for downloading the Hall Ticket. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph on the Hall Ticket preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination center with
(i) Hall Ticket
(ii) Photo Identity Proof as stipulated below and also specified in the Hall Ticket and Photo Identity Proof as brought in original.
Refer Hall Ticket download guidelines available on CET CELL website


The MAH MAH-MCA CET 2023 Result. This will be published only in the online mode. To check the result, the candidate needs to enter his registration number carefully. The result will be declared only once and request for alteration will not be furnished by the official authority. Also, the result includes the scores and percentile obtained by the candidate. The result depicts the candidate’s performance in the MAH MAH-MCA CET 2023 Exam.

Contact Details

8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A.K. Nayak Marg,
Fort, Mumbai 400 001.
Enquiry Tel. No.+022-22016157/53/59