MAH HM CET Exam Pattern 2020
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 - 10:11 a.m. IST by Prerna Goel

MAH HM CET Exam Pattern 2020 - State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra state released the official notification regarding the exam pattern of MAH HM CET 2020 for BHMCT on December 5, 2019. MAH HM CET 2020 exam pattern includes information about the mode of the examination i.e. a computer based exam which will be conducted on May 10, 2020. The online test will comprise 100 questions based on Reasoning(Verbal as well as Arithmetic), English language and General Awareness. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes. Candidates who wish to appear for MAH HM CET must know the exam pattern and the syllabus for better preparation of the exam. The MAH HM CET exam pattern 2020 will help students to get familiar with the weightage of each section and how the exam is carried out so that they can prepare for it accordingly.

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MAH HM CET 2020 Exam Pattern

Based on last years’ exam, MAH HM CET 2020 will follow the same pattern. Candidates can go through the table given below to know about the mode and medium of the exam, duration of the exam and the number of questions asked.

Overview of MAH HM CET Exam pattern 2020



Mode of MAH HM CET exam 2020

Computer based mode(CBT)

Medium of the exam


Duration of the exam

90 minutes

Number of questions asked


Types of questions asked

Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ’s)

Negative marking

No negative marking

Exam Pattern of MAH HM CET 2020 - Topics and Marking Scheme

As per the MAH HM CET 2020 exam pattern for BHMCT, the test will be conducted in computer based mode. Maximum marks that candidates can score in the exam are 100 as one mark is awarded for every correct answer with no negative marking for incorrect answer.

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Number of questions

Maximum Marks

Total Marks

Reasoning-Verbal and Arithmetic





English language




General awareness

  • Cultural

  • Current news

  • National affairs

  • International affairs

  • Sports

  • Trade & commerce

  • Scientific inventions and discoveries

  • Travel/tourism




The English language section comprises maximum marks in the question paper.So candidates must prepare well for this section in order to score good marks.

MAH HM CET Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of MAH HM CET 2020 for BHMCT consists of the topics from which the questions will be asked. Candidates can examine the entire syllabus of MAH HM CET 2020 before starting the preparation. In this way they will get to know what are the topics they must pay more attention to. The sectional wise breakup of the syllabus is:



General knowledge

  • Cultural

  • Current news

  • National affairs

  • International affairs

  • Sports

  • Trade & commerce

  • Scientific inventions and discoveries

  • Travel/tourism

English language

  • Synonyms and antonyms

  • Parajumbles

  • Sentence corrections

  • Cloze test

  • Idioms and phrases

  • Nouns,adjectives,verbs,adverbs

  • Parts of speech

  • Active and Passive voice

  • Spelling and grammar mistakes(vocabulary)


  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Arithmetic reasoning

MAH HM CET Sample Paper 2020

Candidates must solve previous years sample papers of MAH HM CET 2020 to have a better grasp of the question paper. Sample papers play a crucial role in the preparation of any exam. They assess their strong and weak points helping them to identify their weak areas and work on them. The primary objective of providing the sample papers is for candidates to know the MAH HM CET 2020 exam pattern.

Thus once you clear the entrance exam, you can certainly make it big with hard and smart work.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - MAH HM CET Exam Pattern 2020

Question: Will MAH HM CET 2020 be conducted in offline mode?


No the candidates have to appear for the test only in online mode. The exam is a computer based test.

Question: What will be the duration of the exam?


MAH HM CET 2020 is a total of 90 minutes i.e 1 hour 30 minutes.

Question: Is there a change in exam pattern of MAH CET 2020 in regard to the previous years?


No there is no change.The exam follows the same pattern as the previous year’s question papers had.

Question: How many marks will be deducted for marking an incorrect answer?


There is no negative marking in the exam paper.So for an incorrect answer you will not be awarded any marks.

Question: What are the topics in the general awareness section from which questions can be expected?


Candidates must study topics from static GK, current news,national and international affairs, sports, trade and commerce, scientific inventions and discoveries, travel and tourism.

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Questions related to MAH-B.HMCT CET

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I want help regarding CAP rounds of MBA CET 2019

Shubhangi Aditi 13th Jul, 2019

Hi Akshay,

Do not worry as the seat allotment in Cap 2 is done to fill the seats left and seats unoccupied due to no admission or admission withdraw from any particular college. So be calm and apply as you wish in Cap round 2 as the results might alter from Cap 1.

Hope you are answered.

All the best.


Will be there any dress code for the exam? What are the regulations and what things are allowed like watch etc, during exam ? For mah hm cet

Priya 4th Jun, 2019
Hello Divya!

No, there is no specific dress code for MAH HM CET examination.
Though you must dress appropriately and in any non objectionable fashion.
Non programmable Watches would be allowed inside, but if any invigilator specifically does not let you wear a watch, there will be a provision of wall clock inside every classroom so don't panic.

For further information regarding MAH HM CET and rules to follow, kindly visit this link:
Hope this helps :)
Best of luck!

On which site we have to fill up our application form for MAH HM CET 2019

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 1st Apr, 2019


MAH HM CET 2019 application forms has been released in online mode on February 18. The last date for filling the MAH HM CET application form 2019 was March 18, 2019.

I hope you might have filled the application form.

Good Luck!


cet exam bsc in hotel manegment

Sreyashi Das 4th Feb, 2019

Hello. The MAHA HM CET 2019 will be conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) on 20th May 2019 for admission to undergraduate courses of Hotel Management & Catering Technology. The application form will be available from 3rd week of April to 1st week of May 2019 tentatively. It is a computer based online exam containing 100 questions for a total of 90 minutes. Each correct answer will be awarded one marks and there is no negative marking.

You can check the below link for more details like eligibility, application form, exam etc.

Hope this helps. Good luck!


Send the questions pattern for hotel management questions paper

Muskan pandey 1st Jun, 2018
Dear friend ,

Exam pattern -  Exam Mode  -Offline

Duration of Exam - Three hours

Total Marks - 200 marks

Type of Questions - Objective type questions

Questions distribution-

General Knowledge & Current Affairs-30 questions

English Language- 60 questions

Numerical Ability & Scientific Aptitude-30 questions

Reasoning & Logical Deduction-30 questions

Aptitude for Service Sector -50 questions

Marking scheme -

One mark will be given for every correct response under Numerical Ability & Analytical Aptitude, Reasoning & Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language components.

0.25 mark will be deducted for every wrong response.

Good luck !!!!

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