CET

 | May 11,2010 04:00 pm IST

Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education and is accepted by over 80 institutes in Maharashtra , including the prestigious Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS). Last year around 27000 students took up the CET .

Also, non-Maharashtra students were reportedly required to score 135 marks out of 200 in order to make it to JBIMS. For Maharashtra students it was 130.

The written test is held in May or June and GD / Interviews are conducted in June/July.

The Total marks are 240 and the distribution is as follows
Written Test 200 marks
Group Discussion 17 marks
Personal Interview 17 marks
Academic record 4 marks
Work experience 2 marks

CET 2003 was a 2-½ hour paper consisting of 200 questions. Each question carried 1 mark, with no negative marking. It tests the following areas:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Verbal Ability
  3. Logical Reasoning
  4. Quantitative Ability
  5. Analytical Reasoning
  6. Mathematical Reasoning
  7. Visual Reasoning
  8. Data Interpretation
  9. Data Sufficiency


Eligibility

1. Eligibility criteria for admission against the seats coming under CAP (Centralised Allotment Process)
In order to secure admission through CAP to this first year of two-year full Time MBA/MMS course, the candidate should fulfill the following

+ Passed with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (40% in case of backward Class candidates from Maharashtra State only) in any Bachelors degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.
OR

+ Appeared for the final year examination of any Bachelors degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.

+Appeared for the Common Entrance test (CET), GD & PI conducted by the Component for the academic year 2003- 2004 and secured nonzero CET scores for the year 2003 - 2004.

 

2. Eligibility criteria for admission under Foreign National / foreign Student/ PIO / Management seats
The first two clauses are same as above.
Have CAT 2003 score/ GMAT 2003 score/ Appeared for the Common Entrance Test along with GDPI conducted by the competent authority for the academic year 2003-2004 and secured nonzero CET score for the year 2003-2004 / CET, GDPI conducted by the institute for the academic year 2003-2004 and secured non-zero CET score for the year 2003-2004 / any equivalent examination conducted for the year 2003-2004.

 

3. Eligibility criteria for admissions under Minority seats in Minority institutes
The candidate should belong to the minority community / group for which the institute has secured minority status.
Passed with minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in any Bachelors degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline recognised by the association of Indian Universities.
OR
Appeared for the final year examination of any Bachelors degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline recognized by the association of Indian Universities.
Appeared for the CET, GD and PI for the academic year 2003-2004 conducted by the minority institute and secured nonzero CET score for the year 2003-2004 for minority quota in that particular institute.
OR
Appeared for the CET along with GD&PI conducted by the competent authority for the academic year 2003-2004 and secured nonzero CET score for the year 2003-2004.
Age Limit:
There is no age limit for admission into the MBA/MMS degree courses.

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