Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test 2017

Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test MAH MCA CET 2017 for Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 2017-18

As per the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (MAH XXVII of 2015), the Competent Authority is conducting CET (MAH MCA CET 2017) for admission to MCA Course

The Online Applications will be invited for CET for admission to First Year/Direct Second Year (Separate Division and Lateral Entry) of Three Year Full Time Post Graduate Degree Course in Master of Computer Application (MCA) in the Government, Govt. Aided, University Managed, University Departments and Unaided Institutes for the Academic Year 2017-17 in the Maharashtra State

Eligibility Criteria

1. Maharashtra State Candidates:

A candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E

Eligibility for admission for First Year: Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed minim7um three year duration Bachelors Degree awarded by University recogniszed 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) and should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at (10+2) level or at Graduate level exam and obtained score in MAH-MCA-CET-2017

Such candidates can be considered for provisional admission subject to passing the Degree exam with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate* or equivalent CGPA (45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only)

All India Candidature: The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this Category

Minority Candidature: The Maharashtra domiciled Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority Community from within the State and as notified by the Government are eligible under this Category

NRI Candidature: The Candidate who fulfils the conditions as defined in clause (n) of section 2 of the Act is eligible under this Category

Foreign Student or OCI or PIO Candidature: The Foreign Student Candidates, as defined in clause (i) of section 2 of the Act, the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidate, as defined under clause (p) of rule-2 and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) as defined in clause (o) of Section 2 of the Act are eligible under this Category

2. Eligibility Criteria for admission to Maharashtra State Candidates through CAP:

a) First Year MCA - (i) Candidates should be an Indian National and should posses basic qualification; (ii) Appeared and qualification qualified in the Common Entrance Test MHA -MCA CET 2017

b) Second Year MCA for Lateral Entry/Separate Division - (i) Candidate should be an Indian National & possess basic qualification prescribed in computer application, Computer science or Science (IT/Computer) i.e. BCA, BCS or Bachelor of Science (IT/Computer) spread and qualified in the Common Entrance Test MHA-MCA-CET 2017; (ii) Appeared and qualified in the Common Entrance Test MHA-MCA-CET 2017

3. Eligibility Criteria for Admissions to OMS Candidates:

a) First year MCA – (i) Candidates should be an India National and should possess basic qualification as specified in rule no 2.1 and; (ii) Appeared and qualified in AIMCET 2017 for seeking admission to MCA; or Appeared and qualified in the MHA-MCA-CET 2017

4. Eligibility Criteria for admission to J&K Migrant Candidate:

(1) Candidate should be an Indian National and should possess basic qualification as specified and

(2) Appeared and qualified in the Common Entrance Test MHA-MCA-CET 2017

5. Eligibility Criteria for admissions against seats for NRI /Foreign National/PIO/Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries:

i) Basic educational qualification as specified and

ii) Appeared and qualified in AIMCET 2017 or; Appeared and qualified in the Common Entrance test MHA-MCA-CET 2017 or; any other equivalent entrance examination conducted for the academic year 2017-18

6) MHA MCA CET Eligibility Criteria for Minority/Institute Level seats:

a) First Year MCA

(i) Candidate should be an Indian National and should possess basic qualification as specified and; (ii) Appeared and qualified in the Common Entrance Test MHA-MCA-CET 2017 (OR) Appeared and qualified in the MHA-MCA-CET 2017 (OR) Any other equivalent entrance exam conducted for the academic year 2017-18

MAH-MCA-CET-2017 Online Exam Pattern

MAH-MCA-CET 2017 will be conducted Online at all examination centers which will include multiple choice objective type questions (MCQs), using standardized equivalent - percentage method, will be equating scores across session

The question paper for the CET will be set in English only. Translation in any other languages will not be available. Maharashtra online CET 2017 would be comprised of two online papers of 100 Marks each of 45 minutes duration

Maharashtra MCA Online CET 2017 Entrance Exam duration is 90 minutes viz, General Aptitude (GA), Computer Concepts (CC)

MHA MCA CET 2017 will have Negative Mark system. Each correct answer will carry 4 marks. Each wrong answer will carry 1 negative mark. Unanswered questions will carry zero marks
The syllabus & sample question paper are available on the website and also in the online brochure. Each paper has 25 questions and is expected to be completed in 90 minutes

How to Apply for MAH MCA CET 2017

MAH MCA CET 2017 Availability of Information Brochure along with Application Kit: The Director of Technology Education, Maharashtra State, Mumbai continues the system of online receipt of application form for MCA for the year 2017-18

Maharashtra MCA Application Kit for the aspiring candidates will be available at the select Axis Bank Branches mentioned below only during working hours of the respective Axis Bank Branches as per schedule (excluding Public Holidays) against the payment of the application form processing fees

Application fee for open category candidates from Maharashtra State, Outside Maharashtra State (OMS), J&K Migrant candidates and NRI/Foreign National/Foreign Students/PIO/Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries Candidates Rs.750/-.

Candidates of backward class categories (SC/ST/VJDT/NT (A)/NT (B)/NT (C)/NT (D)/OBC/SBC) belonging to Maharashtra State only Rs.550/-

Maharashtra State and J&K Migrant candidates who wish to apply against OMS based are required to purchase only single MHA MCA CET 2017

Application Kit; this is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances

Application Fees

1. Maharashtra State Candidates (Person with Disability) - Rs.550/-

2. Maharashtra State Candidates (Reserved Category) [SC/ST/VJDT/NT1/NT2/NT3/SBC/OBC] - Rs.550/-

3. Maharashtra State Candidates (Open Category) - Rs.750/-

4. Outside Maharashtra State (OMS) Candidates) - Rs.750/-

5. Jammu & Kashmir Migrant Candidates - Rs.750/-

6. Persons of Indian Origin / Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries - Rs.750/-

7. Foreign National / Foreign Student / Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Candidates - Rs.750/-

Note

The candidate needs to pay additional processing charges (as per RBI guidelines) as follows:

Credit Card: 1.80% of the application fee plus service tax as applicable

Debit Card: 0.75% of the application fee plus service tax as applicable

Internet Banking: 1.80% of the application fee plus service tax as applicable

E-Challan: No Additional Charges

Application fee once paid will not be refunded (full or partial) under any circumstances. Application fees may be submitted either by any Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking or by e-Challan to be submitted at any Axis Bank Ltd in India

The candidate is allowed to fill only one Application Form. Multiple Applications of a candidate are liable to be rejected. Payment of fees for Online Application form may be done by the following two modes

i. Challan to be submitted in any branch of Axis Bank Ltd in India (Generated online at the time of registering for CET)

ii. e-payment* of the application processing fees, through net banking/Credit Cards/Debit Cards at the website www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in/mca2017

Important Dates for MAH MCA CET 2017

Schedule of Activities for Admission to First Year/Direct Second Year of Post Graduate Technical Courses in Computer Applications for the Academic Year 2017-18:

Online Submission of Application Form by Registered Candidates through Web: June 2017, 2nd week

Documents verification, Updating & Confirmation of Application Form for Admission in Person at FC for Maharashtra State/All India Candidates: June 2017, 2nd week

J & K Migrant Candidates should send the Application Form & required documents by hand/speed post/courier for verification & confirmation to SIMSREE: June 2017, 3rd week

Display of the Provisional Merit List for all types of candidates on the Website: June 2017, 3rd week

Submission of grievance, if any, for Maharashtra, All India Candidates at FC: June 2017, 3rd week

Display of the Final Merit Lists all types of Candidates on Website: June 2017, last week

Schedule of Activities for NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National Candidates:

Online Submission of Application Form by Registered Candidates through Web: June 2017, 3rd week

Documents verification, Updating & Confirmation of Application Form for Admission in Person at FC for Maharashtra State/All India Candidates: June 2017, 3rd week

Display of the Provisional Merit List for Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National on Website: June 2017, last week

Submission of grievance, if any, for Children of NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in Gulf countries, Foreign National Candidates: June 2017, last week

Display of the final merit list on website: June 2017, last week

(Directorate of Technical Education)

Maharashtra State, 3, Mahapalika Marg, Opp. Metro Cinema, Dhobi Talao, Post Box No. 1967, Mumbai-400001, Tel.: 022-22641150, Email: [email protected], Website www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in

 

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