MAH CET Exam Analysis 2021 | MBA & MMS All Shifts Exam Analysis

MAH CET Exam Analysis 2021 | MBA & MMS All Shifts Exam Analysis – MAH MBA CET Exam 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on 16, 17 & 18 September 2021. We have provide detailed exam analysis for all three days including both shifts. The MBA CET 2021 Analysis provide all important details about the exam such as the difficulty level of the exam, section-wise analysis, memory-based MBA CET question paper 2021

MAH CET Exam Analysis 2021 | MBA & MMS All Shifts Exam Analysis

MHT MBA CET Exam 2021 Highlights

The MBA CET exam 2021 is being conducted for 3 days by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. The exam is being conducted in 36 district headquarters along with several exam centres outside Maharashtra.

  • Each question will have five options, and the test will consist of multiple-choice objective style questions.
  • The MH CET Online Test will be conducted in English.
  • The test will take 120 minutes to complete. Previously, the exam lasted 150 minutes.
  • For an erroneous response indicated by you in the online test, there is no negative marking system.
Topics No. of Qs Max Marks
Logical Reasoning 75 75
Abstract Reasoning 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

MBA CET Topic Wise Weightage & Analysis

Check out the table below for a breakdown of the MAH CET 2021question paper by section, including the number of questions asked on various topics:

Sections and topics Number of questions

Logical Reasoning

Puzzles 4
Seating Arrangement 2-3
Missing tables 5
Blood Relations 3-4
Syllogism 2
 Direction Sense 3

Quantitative Aptitude

Missing Number Series 2-3
Quadratic equations 2-3
Geometry-Mensuration 3-4

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Vocabulary (Synonym Antonym) 10
Reading Comprehension 16-18
 Error Spotting 3-4
Match the column Phrase Rephresement Para Jumbles 1 question each from

MH MBA CET 2021 Analysis – Difficulty Level

Sections Difficulty Level (As per MBA CET 2021 Analysis) Difficulty Level (As per MBA CET 2020 Analysis)
Logical Reasoning Medium Easy Moderate to Tough
Abstract Reasoning Easy Tough
Quantitative Aptitude Easy Easy to Moderate
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension  Moderately Difficult Moderate to Tough
Overall Moderately-Easy Moderate to Tough

MAH CET 2021 Exam Analysis Slot 1 (Sept 16)

MAH CET Sections No. of Questions (approx.) Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 70 to 75 Easy to Moderate
Abstract Reasoning 20 to 25 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 50 to 55 Easy
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 45 to 50 Moderate
Total 200 Moderate

MAH CET 2021 Exam Analysis For Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • The VARC section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 1 question paper had approximately 45 to 50 questions.
  • There were more Vocabulary and Verbal Ability questions than Reading Comprehension questions.
  • The number of RC passages were more this year but the number of questions were same as previous years.
  • There were four RC passages with 15-17 questions.
  • All RC questions were inference-based.
VARC Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Reading Comprehension 15 – 17
Vocabulary 13 – 15
Grammar 6 – 8
Miscellaneous 5
Jumbled Paragraphs 2
Total Around 50

MAH CET 2021 Exam Analysis For Quantitative Aptitude

  • In the Quantitative Aptitude section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 1, there were about 50 questions.
  • This section was dominated by Arithmetic and surprisingly, there was no Data Interpretation question.
  • There were no questions on Quantitative Comparison, Approximations and Data Sufficiency, either.
  • In Arithmetic, the questions were from  Percentages, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time-Speed-Distance, Averages, Ratio-Proportion and  Mixtures & Alligations.
Quantitative Aptitude Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Arithmetic 25
Number Series 5
Geometry 3 to 4
Numbers 4 to 5
Modern Math 4
Algebra 2 to 3
Total Around 50

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Abstract Reasoning & Logical Reasoning

 Abstract Reasoning

  • In the Abstract Reasoning section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 1, there were about 25 questions on series completion, analogies and odd man out, paper folding, etc.
  • The section was easy and could be attempted within the time limit.

Logical Reasoning

  • In the Logical Reasoning section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 1, there were 50-55 questions on Non-Verbal Reasoning and about 20 questions on Verbal Reasoning.
  • About 40 Non-Verbal Reasoning questions were set based – eight sets of five questions each.
  • Rest 15 were standalone questions on directions, letter coding and puzzles.
  • This year, the Logical Reasoning section of MAH CET had no Sequential Output or Selection Criteria questions.
  • In Verbal Reasoning, there were about 19 to 20 questions based on Analogies and Syllogisms, Cause-Effect reasoning, Assertion – Reason, Strengthen / Weaken the Argument, etc.
Logical Reasoning Topics Description No. of Questions 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Arrangement 2 sets of matrix arrangement

2 sets of linear arrangement

( each set had 5 questions)

20
Caselet One set having 5 questions on Time & Work 5
Numbers One set having 5 questions 5
Family Tree One set having 5 questions 5
Standalone questions 15 questions on letter coding, directions and puzzles 15

Verbal Reasoning

Syllogisms 8 – 9
Analogies 2 – 3
Assertion – Reason 2 – 3
Strengthen – Weaken 2 – 3
Cause – Effect 2 – 3
Total 75

MAH CET 2021 Analysis Slot 2 (Sept 17)

  • The MAH CET question paper of second slot was on the same lines as that of first slot.
  • The paper was overall easy to moderate.
  • As per the experts, good attempts in Slot 2 will be around 160.
MAH CET Sections No. of Questions (approx.) Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 80 to 85 Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 55 – 60 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 55 – 60 Easy
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 45 – 50 Moderate
Abstract Reasoning 8 to 10 Moderate
Total 200 Moderate

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • This section of MAH CET 2021 question paper Slot 2, had about 50 questions.
  • There were 10 Reading Comprehension questions and 40 Verbal Ability questions.
  • While in the second slot paper, the RC questions were less, they were challenging nonetheless.
VARC Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Reading Comprehension 10
Choose the correct spelling 8
Select the odd one from word-meaning pairs 8
Jumbled Paragraphs (5 statements) 6
FIB – 1 Blank 5
Antonyms 5
One word substitution (Passage-based) 2
Anagram-based odd word 3
Replace the underlined word in the passage with a similar word 2
Total Around 50

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Quantitative Aptitude

  • This section of the second slot paper of MAH CET 2021 has 60 questions in total.
  • While in the first slot there were no Data Interpretation or Data Sufficiency questions, in the second slot, there were three questions on Data Interpretation and only one question on Data Sufficiency.
Quantitative Aptitude Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Arithmetic 12
Modern Math 12
Geometry 10
Limits, Integration, Differential Equations, Statistics 8
Numbers 7
Algebra 4
Data Interpretation 3
Miscellaneous 2
Data Sufficiency 1
Approximation 1
Total 60

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Abstract Reasoning & Logical Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning

  • Unlike Slot 1 in which there were 25 Abstract Reasoning questions, Slot 2 had only 10 questions based on series completion and paper folding.
  • The questions of Abstract Reasoning section of MAH CET 201 Slot 2 were slightly tougher than previous years’ papers.

Logical Reasoning

  • In this section there were 70 questions on Non-Verbal Reasoning and 20 questions on Verbal Reasoning.
  • The number of set-based questions was much lower than stand alone questions.
  • There were five sets on Arrangement out of which three sets were based on matrix arrangement and two were on circular arrangement.
  •  There was Sequential Output set with two questions and a Data Sufficiency set with one question.
  • The standalone questions were from Directions, Linear Arrangement, Coding, Family Tree and Data Sufficiency.
Logical Reasoning Topics Description No. of Questions 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Arrangement 5 sets and 11 standalone questions 26
Coding 7 standalone questions 7
Directions 6 standalone questions 6
Family Tree 5 standalone questions 5
Data Sufficiency 3 standalone questions 3
Selection Criteria Set of 2 questions 2
Sequential Output 2 standalone questions 2
Miscellaneous Standalone questions 19

Verbal Reasoning

Statement-Conclusion 9
Courses of Action 4
Situation-Response 3
Statement-Assumption 1
Syllogisms 1
Statement-Assertion 1
Critical Reasoning (Weaken the argument) 1
Total 80 – 85

MAH CET 2021 Analysis Slot 3 (Sept 18)

  • Slot 3 of MAH CET 2021 exam conducted on September 18, 2021.
  • The paper was moderate in terms of difficulty level.
  • Here’s the MAH CET 2021 exam analysis of Slot 3 question paper.
MAH CET Topics No. of Questions (approx.) Difficulty Level
Logical Reasoning 63 – 65 Easy to Moderate
Abstract Reasoning 25 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 58 – 60 Easy
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 48 – 50 Moderate
Total 200 Moderate

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • In this section of MAH CET 2021 analysis there were about 48 to 50 questions.
  • There were 34 to 36 questions on Verbal Ability and 14 questions on Reading Comprehension.
  • The number of passages was two – one was long and one was short.
  • The longer passage had nine questions and the shorter passage had five questions.
VARC Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Reading Comprehension 14
Cloze paragraph 10
Fill in the Blanks 5
Synonyms & Antonyms 5
Spotting the error 5
Jumbled Paragraph 5
Analogies 3
Miscellaneous 3
Total 48 – 50

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Quantitative Aptitude

  • As per the MAH CET 2021 analysis, this section of Slot 3 paper had 55 to 60 questions.
  • Among the three slots, this one had the maximum number of Data Interpretation questions.
  • There were six Data Interpretation questions in MAH CET 2021 Slot 3 with 24 questions.
  • The questions were on variable Venn Diagram and Caselets.
  • They were easy to calculate.  
Quantitative Aptitude Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Arithmetic 27
Geometry 2
Modern Math 4
Numbers 2
Data Interpretation Topics No. of Questions (approx.)
Caselets 11
Pie chart 5
Venn diagram 5
Table 3
Total 58 to 60

MAH CET 2021 Analysis For Abstract Reasoning & Logical Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning

  • This section of MAH CET 2021 paper, there were 25 questions on Abstract Reasoning.
  • The questions were based on Series Completion (11 questions) Odd Man Out (10) and Analogies (3).
  • Like Slot 1 and 2, Slot 3 also had one question on paper cutting.
  • Overall, the Abstract Reasoning section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 3 was easy.

Logical Reasoning

  • This section of MAH CET 2021 Slot 3 was dominated by Non-Verbal Reasoning.
  • There were about 60 questions on Non-verbal Reasoning and only six questions on Verbal Reasoning.
  • There were several standalone questions as well as a number of set based questions.
  • The set based questions included two sets on Arrangement, two sets on Coding-Decoding and one on Family Tree.
  • Other topics included Number Series and Scheduling.
Logical Reasoning Topics Description No. of Questions 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Series, Number Series Odd Man Out: 6

Series Completion: 6

Odd Man Out of Group: 3

Alphanumeric Series: 1

Letter Series: 1

17
Coding-Decoding One set of 2 questions

11 standalone questions

13
Arrangements Two sets of 5 questions each 10
Family Tree One set of 5 questions and 3 standalone questions 8
Directions 4
Scheduling 4

Verbal Reasoning

Statement – Assumption 3
Syllogisms 2
Courses of Action 1
Total 63 – 65

MAH CET Expected Cut Off

Institute
MAH CET Cut Off
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 99.95
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai 99.78
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 99.6
S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai 99
N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai 98.9
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (KJSIMSR), Mumbai 95.61
Department of Management Studies, Pune University (PUMBA) 93.73
ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai 93.5
Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 93.25
MET Institute of Management, Mumbai 91.21

MAH CET MBA Cut Off 2020

The college-wise cut off for various participating colleges is given below for your reference.

MBA College
MAH CET Cut Off (percentile)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai 99.97
Sydenham Institute of Management Studies & Research & Entrepreneurship Education(SIMSREE), Mumbai 99.93
Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), University of Pune 99.71
Xavier Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 99.58
Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai 99.82
Thakur Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 97.57
Chetana’s Ramprasad Khandelwal Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 99.39
MET’s Institute of Management, Mumbai 98.86
Lala Lajpatrai Institute of Management, Mumbai 98.44
St. Francis Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai 94.62
College of Engineering, Pune 99.61
Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 97.44
Indira College of Engineering & Management, Pune 103 (raw score)
Shree C. E. Society’s Indira Institute of Management, Pune 102 (raw score)
Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai 95.84
S.I.E.S. College of Management Studies, Mumbai 99.68
Alkesh Dinesh Modi Institute for Financial & Management Studies, Mumbai 95.16
Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur 94.78
S.C.E.S. Indira School Of Business Studies, Tathwade 97
Indira Global Business School, Parandwadi Pune 95

MAH CET Exam Day 2021 Guidelines 

  • Please note the date, reporting time and venue address of the examination given in the call letter. Candidates are advised to read your exam centre before time to avoid any delay
  • The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it.
  • No use of calculators (separate or with a watch), books, notebooks or written notes, cell phones (with or without camera facility), or any other electronic device will be allowed during the examination. You should NOT carry any of these inside the examination room. After AarogyaSetu status display at the entry gate, candidates will be required t
  • Mapping of ‘Candidate Roll Number and the Lab Number’ will NOT be displayed outside the exam venue, but the same will be intimated to the candidates individually at the time of the entry of the candidate to the exam venue.

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