ADMISSION FOR MCA – 2018
Date of the Online MAH-MCA-CET 2018 : 24 March 2018
Eligibility Criteria for appearing to MAH-MCA-CET 2018 :
The candidate should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
(i) The candidate should be an Indian National;
(ii) )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);
(iii) Studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at (10+2) level or at Graduate level examination;
(iv) 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 examination are also eligible to appear for CET)
Aggregate marks means the grand total of marks obtained by the candidate in
subjects on which the class declaration is made in the particular University from
which the candidate is passing the qualifying examination.
In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of
grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by
the University/institution from where they have obtained the bachelor’s degree.
The percentage of marks shall be calculated by rounding off to two places after
The candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT (NT (A)), NT (B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC and SBC
categories should produce “Caste Validity Certificate” issued by Scrutiny Committee
of Social Welfare Department and the Candidate belonging to ST category should
submit “Tribe Validity Certificate” issued by Scrutiny Committee of Tribal
Department and valid Non Creamy Layer certificate except SC, ST candidates at the
time of verification of documents.
General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J & K Migrant candidates
Reserved Category Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DTNT(A),NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] and & Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.
The Online CET would be comprised of Four (4) sections viz. Mathematics & Statistics,
Logical / Abstract Reasoning, English Comprehension and Verbal ability and Computer Concepts of 200 marks, with composite time of 90 minutes’ duration.
a) Mathematics & Statistics:
The questions will cover the following topics of high school mathematics (up to the 12th standard)
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.
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 the English 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.
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