MAH CET Preparation 2021

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Updated on
September 10, 2021

Important Update: MAH CET 2021 Preparation for MAH MBA CET 2021 exam must be started well in advance as per the revised MAH CET 2021 exam pattern and syllabus. MAH CET 2021 exam dates are September 16, 17 and 18, 2021. So, this MAH CET will be conducted on three dates in multiple sessions instead of earlier two dates.


MAH CET 2021 is the important MBA entrance test for admission in JBIMS, SIMSREE, PUMBA and other top MBA colleges. The extended time period due to late conduct of MAH CET 2021 offers you good opportunity to prepare well for the exam and improve your score to get shortlisted by some of the top MBA colleges in Maharashtra.  

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Mission MAH CET 2021: Score High in Reasoning Section
Two parts of Reasoning in MAH CET exam command 50% share in overall exam. Your preparation to crack MAH CET 2021 should be to focus more on Logical Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning questions. If you understand how to crack 100 Reasoning questions in MAH MBA CET 2021, your high score in MAH CET 2021 will go up. MAH CET exam toppers with 99+ percentile share following tips to accomplish your Mission MAH CET 2021 preparation:

  • Read and practice with Best MAH CET Preparation Books
  • Practice more on a variety of Reasoning questions relevant to MAH CET 2021 exam
  • DTE Maharashtra has released the MAH CET syllabus. Scan the MBA CET 2021 Syllabus  well and prepare on all the key topics
  • To crack MAH CET 2021, improve your Reading speed for RC passages and for Reasoning problems as they consume more time
  • Practice with previous MAH CET  test papers and MAH CET Mock tests
  • Monitor your time while attempting the MAH CET Mock RC passages, Reasoning questions. One problem set followed by 4-5 questions should not take more than 7-9 minutes to answer 

MAH CET 2021 Preparation Time: An Important Factor
As the MAH CET 2021 preparation time goes on reducing month after month with every passing day, you need to revisit your MAH MBA CET 2021 preparation strategy and synchronise it with remaining MAH CET preparation Time. MAH CET  preparation tips by toppers who suggest ‘How to prepare MAH CET  in 2 months’; ‘How to prepare MAH CET  in 1 month’ and so on, are more relevant as the MAH CET 2021 preparation time is short now.

5 Steps for MAH CET Preparation


MAH CET Coaching or MAH MBA CET 2021 Preparation at Home
After synchronizing the MAH CET 2021 preparation time, you need to find out whether to go for MAH CET coaching or prepare for MAH CET at home. One of the important MAH CET 2021 preparation tips for beginners is to come out of this dilemma of moving between MAH CET  coaching and MAH CET  preparation at home and decide on it.


MAH CET 2021 Preparation through Coaching: Tips from Toppers

If you wish to prepare with MAH CET Coaching, it is important to find out the best coaching for MAH CET 2021 exam preparation. Please note that even the best coaching for MAH CET 2021 exam may have its draw backs in regard to imparting MAH CET coaching on certain topics and with same difficulty level questions. So alongwith your prepration through the best MAH CET coaching, you should find out an individual best coach for MAH CET 2021 preparation for the topics that need your greater attention.  

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Top MAH CET 2021 Preparation Institutes
You can check and join the best and most affordable coaching institute to prepare for MAH MBA CET 2021 out of T.I.M.E., Cet King, Career Launcher (CL), IMS, Bulls eye. Apart from these national coaching institutes who offer MAH CET 2021 preparation offline as well as online, you may locate specific coaching institutes which have expertise only in MAH MBA CET exam preparation.


MAH CET 2021 Self  Preparation
If you wish to self-prepare for MAH CET, you need to understand first how to prepare for MAH MBA CET 2021 exam at home with the help of right books for MAH CET preparation and other appropriate MAH CET preparation material.


So instead of getting involved into MAH CET coaching without giving it a proper thought, choose the best Preparation Books 2021 For MAH CET as recommended by toppers, like MAH CET preparation books by Arun Sharma, MAH CET  exam book by Nishit Sinha, abundantly available good MAH CET  preparation material, MAH CET  Study material online, freely available MAH CET  preparation online facility, MAH CET  exam Quiz 2021, MAH CET  Mock test 2021 that can hone your MAH CET preparation and make you aware how to prepare for MAH CET 2021 without coaching.


Beginning the MAH CET Preparation: Know how to Start MAH CET 2021 Preparation?
The key MAH CET 2021 Preparation tips which will guide you how to start MAH MBA CET preparation at home as per the revised MAH CET 2021 exam pattern, are focused on following points to guide you how and when you should start your MAH CET 2021 exam preparation: 


MAH CET Pattern: You must be aware about the MAH CET 2021 exam pattern

  1. MAH CET 2021 Syllabus: Find out your strong and weak areas
  2. MAH CET Preparation Time: Devote more time to your weak areas
  3. How to start MAH CET preparation at home? Begin with weak area in strong section
  4. How to prepare for MAH CET 2021 in 2 months? Follow topper tips
  5. How to prepare for MAH CET 2021 in 1 month? Make right preparation strategy
  6. How to prepare for MAH CET without coaching and with self-study? Revise every day
  7. Preparation Books For MAH- CET Exam: Arun Sharma, Nishit Sinha, Word Power
  8. MAH CET 2021 Preparation with Coaching: Join top coaching for MAH CET
  9. MAH CET Sample paper & Mock Test 221: Take twice a Week
  10. Strategy to score 95+ percentile in MAH CET 2021: All sections are equally important

MAH CET 2021 Pattern
MAH CET exam pattern followed by CAP round has gone with perceptible changes since last few years. Going by the tradition in changes in different type of questions in MAH CET, you cannot rule out a different MAH CET 2021 Exam pattern. MAH CET 2021 exam is expected on June 19 & 20, 2021. The available time till MAH CET 2021 exam date is a crucial period to devise a well chalked out plan for your MAH CET preparation as per the MAH CET 2021 pattern.


As per the revised MAH CET exam pattern 2021, the MAH CET 2021 exam will consist of 4 sections with a total of 200 questions. However, effective sections are only three as 100 Reasoning questions are split into Logical Reasoning with 75 questions and Abstract Reasoning with 25 questions. The question paper is to be solved in two and half hours. You need to ensure high score in each section as there is also a sectional score cut off in JBIMS and other top MBA colleges of Maharashtra.


MAH CET 2021: Know the Exam & Scoring Pattern
MAH CET 2021 will have questions related to Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension as under:

Section Name
Number of questions
Max. Marks for each Question
Total Maximum marks for the section
Logical Reasoning
Abstract Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
Verbal Ability/Reading Comprehension
Total marks for the test

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MAH CET 2021 Preparation with Syllabus
Once you know about the MAH CET Pattern 2021, your next step for MAH CET preparation is to scan the MAH CET Syllabus 2021. CET Cell which conducts MAH CET releases the revised MAH CET syllabus every year 3-4 months before the exam.


In fact, MAH CET Exam Syllabus has never had any boundaries and this fact also applies to define the MAH CET 2021 exam preparation strategy. MAH CET 2021 exam syllabus is based on past trend of MAH CET exams and putting it the right way, the MAH CET syllabus is the outcome of the topics which have earlier appeared in MAH CET exam although the type of questions, their composition, format and number may change in each subsequent MAH CET exam.


MAH CET exam syllabus and pattern overall tests the candidate on Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension; Quantitative Aptitude; Logical and Abstract Reasoning. Major focus area in MAH CET syllabus is the Reasoning section with 100 questions. MAH CET exam Syllabus covers all the major topics on these test sections which are further divided into sub-sections. 


How to Start MAH CET Preparation 2021 at home?
MAH CET preparation 2021 should be started at home now without waiting any further. MAH CET toppers and JBIMS Mumbai students advise to start MBA CET preparation at home without being dependant on any coaching. MAH MBA CET preparation tips to start MAH CET 2021 preparation at home are:

  • Go through the revised MAH CET exam pattern
  • Read thoroughly the MAH CET syllabus 2021
  • Pick out your strong and weak areas in all the three sections
  • Gather the best books and preparation study material for MAH CET 2021 preparation
  • Improve on your weak areas and monitor the improvement regularly
  • Take as many MAH CET Mocks during your MAH CET 2021 preparation and do the analysis of each Mock. Without analysis of Mock, attempting a mock test may not be useful.
  • If you are weak in VARC, reading different articles and novels, conversing in English with friends and even watching English TV series and movies will be helpful.
  • Write down whatever new words you encounter after reading at least 5-6 newspaper articles every day
  • Reasoning and Data Interpretation are considered a bit more time consuming. Start practicing on their questions. Use short cuts and approximation techniques for quick calculations.

Books for MAH CET Preparation 2021
MAH CET 2021 preparation books and MAH CET study material online or offline play a major role in helping you score high in the MAH CET exam. A few of the best books for MAH CET exam preparation 2021 recommended by toppers are:


MAH MBA CET 2021 Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning & Data Interpretation

  • ‘How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)
  • ‘Logical Reasoning and data Interpretation for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha (Published by Pearson)

MAH CET 2021 Preparation Books for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’- by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha
  • Latest RC Passages and practice questions provided by Study centres like TIME, CL among others
  • Editorial and short articles published in English news papers
  • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ – by Norman Lewis
  • ‘High School English Grammar & Composition’ – by Wren & Martin
  • Regularly solve the Verbal Ability questions from your study material especially on Para summary, Jumbled Paragraphs
  • There is also number of MAH CET preparation books PDF free download available online for MAH CET 2021 aspirants
  • Use the study material of best online coaching for MAH CET 2021

MAH CET 2021 Preparation Books for Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
Following books and study material have remained a good MAH CET preparation tool for Quant for past many years:

  • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT’ – by Nishit K.Sinha, Published by Pearson
  • ‘The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams’
  • Quant study modules by TIME, CL, IMS

How to Score 95 percentile in MAH CET 2021?
It may be noted that even half of the total questions, if attempted right can fetch you a percentile of 97-98. So prepare accordingly. MAH MBA CET Preparation 2021 does not require you to study round the clock, instead you need to study smartly and with intelligent approach to crack the questions correctly in minimum time to achieve high score.


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