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MAH MCA Syllabus

Between 21 - 25 years.
Qualification Pursuing or completed Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate; passed class 12th with mathematics as mandatory. Direct second year admissions: passed Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications, Information Technology or Computer Science.
Reservation Pursuing or completed Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 45% aggregate.

Eligibility for the First-Year Admission :
• Candidates must be a citizen of India.
• Aspirants should have passed 10+2 or graduation level with Mathematics as one of their main subjects.
• Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria before they head towards the MAH MCA CET Application Process.
• Candidates must have passed a bachelor degree (3 years) in any disciplines from any recognized university and should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate.
• In case candidates belong to the backward category and PwD category to Maharashtra State only they must secure at least 45% aggregate.
• If any aspirant is in the final year of qualifying examination then also they are eligible to apply for MAH MCA CET 2020 examination.

Eligibility for Lateral Entry Admission :
• The eligibility criteria are same as the first-year admission except candidate must have passed a bachelor degree in computer application (BCA) or B.Sc. in (CS, IT) from any recognized university.
• Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate bachelor degree in computer application (BCA) or B.Sc. in (CS, IT) from any recognized university and in case they belong to the backward category and PwD category to Maharashtra State only then they should have secured a minimum of 45% aggregate marks.

Overview table for MAH MCA CET Eligibility :

Exam Details MAH MCA CET Eligibility Highlights
Nationality The candidates must be a citizen of Indian.
Qualification Candidates should have passed a minimum duration of three years bachelor’s degree awarded by university recognized by university grants commission or association of Indian universities in any discipline.
Subjects The candidates must have passed 12th exams with Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects.
Aggregate At least 50% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent for general category candidates and at least 45% aggregate in case the candidates belongs to backward class categories or persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra state only.
Lateral Entry Candidate should have passed a bachelor's degree in Computer applications or science (Information technology or computer science).

Required Caste Certificate :
If aspirants come under the given category then they must produce the caste certificate from the competent authority as mentioned below :
• If candidates belonging to SC, VJ/DT (NT (A)), NT (B), NT(C), NT (D), OBC and SBC categories they should submit “Caste Validity Certificate” issued by scrutiny committee of social welfare department.
• If candidates belonging to ST category then they should produce “Tribe Validity Certificate” issued by scrutiny committee of tribal department.

Disabilities come under the PWD category :
• Visually Impaired : The visually impaired candidates are those candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for some reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination.

• To prepare well for the MAH MCA CET examination, the candidate must know the syllabus properly.
• Knowing the syllabus in advance helps an individual arrange important study materials to score well.

• 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.

• 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.

• Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, backup 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 the processor and I/ 0 devices, interrupts.
• Computer Language: Assembly language and high-level language, Multiprogramming and time-sharing operating systems, Computer Programming in C.
• Operating System basics: Multiprogramming and time sharing operating systems.

• Algebra: Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, Quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations, and combinations.
• Coordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, equations of a line, midpoint, intersections etc., equations of a circle, distance formulae, the 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, the 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 the 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.
• Locomotors Disability: The candidates whose dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of the function(minimum of 40% impairment).

Mode : Online
Duration : PART 1: 45 minutes; PART 2: 45 minutes
Paper Pattern : PART 1: General Aptitude- 25 questions; PART 2: Computer Concept- 25 questions
Subject : General Aptitude, Mathematics and Computer Concepts
Marking Scheme : Correct answer: (+) 4 marks; Incorrect answer: (-) 1 mark.
Maximum Marks : PART 1: General Aptitude- 100 questions; PART 2: Computer Concept- 100 questions
Total Marks : 200 marks
Language / Medium : English

• Mode: MAH MCA CET will only be held in the online mode which will be a Computer Based Test. Candidates are required to mark answers on the computer screen.
• Medium: The exam will be conducted in English only.
• Exam Duration: Time allotted for the MAH MCA CET test is 90 minutes.
• Types of Questions: Questions in the MAH MCA CET test will be Objective Type Multiple Choice questions. For every question, four options will be given out of which only one option will be correct.
• Sections: MAH MCA CET will be conducted in four sections of 200 marks. The four sections of the exam are Logical / Abstract Reasoning, Computer Concepts, English Comprehensions and verbal ability and Mathematics & Statistics.
• Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 2 marks will be awarded.
• Negative Marking: 0.5 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

MAH MCA CET Pattern details :

Summary of Paper Pattern
No of Section 4
No of Questions 100
Total Marks 200
Duration 90 Minute
Mode Online
Marking Scheme 2
Negative Marking 0.5

MAH MCA CET Section wise Pattern :

Section Marks
Logical / Abstract Reasoning 60
Computer Concepts 40
English Comprehensions And Verbal Ability 40
Mathematics & Statistics 60