MH-CET (MBA) 2022: Important Tips to be Remembered for Logical and Abstract Reasoning Section

By Aditi Joshi|Updated : June 6th, 2022

The Logical and Abstract reasoning section carries 50% of weightage in the MH-CET (MBA) entrance exam. The questions in this section are based on series, statements, true-false, coding-decoding, etc to check the candidate's problem-solving skills and decision-making ability. In this article, candidates will get to know some important tips that they should keep in mind while preparing for the Logical and Abstract Reasoning Section in MH-CET (MBA) 2022.   

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MH-CET (MBA) Exam Pattern 2022

The tentative exam dates for MH-CET MBA 2022 has been released however the confirmed exam dates are yet to be released and they have  MH-CET MBA 2022 will follow the following exam pattern:

Conducting Body

State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra

Mode of exam 

Computer Based

Duration of paper

150 minutes

Tentative Dates of Exam

  • 23rd August
  • 24th August
  • 25th August

No. of Questions

200 MCQs

Marking Pattern

+1 for every correct exam 

Negative Marking

        No negative marking

MH-CET (MBA) Sections

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Marks per Section

  • Logical Reasoning- 75
  • Abstract Reasoning-25
  • Quantitative Aptitude- 50
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension- 50

MH-CET MBA Logical and Abstract Reasoning Syllabus 2022

This section tests the candidate's reasoning ability skills. The Logical and Abstract Reasoning topics are listed below –

MH-CET MBA Logical and Abstract Reasoning Syllabus

Logical Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning

Linear Arrangement

Figure In The Series 

Symbol-based Comparison

Number Of Triangles In a Figure 


Figure Analogies 

Sequential Output

Find The Odd Figure In a Series Of Figures 

Blood Relations


Direction Sense


Circular Arrangement


Series Completion




Selection Criteria


Conditional Coding


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Important Tips to be Remembered

  • Developing Visualization Skills: -  In the Logical and abstract reasoning section, candidates can visualize the problem and create an image or draw patterns, which will help them in solving the problems. In total 100 questions were asked from these sections of MH-CET (MBA).  It is important to develop visualization skills to solve problems as it will help the candidates in solving the questions faster in this section.
  • Practice Regularly: - The difficulty level of the questions in this section is easy to moderate. It is very important to solve 10-20 questions regularly to solve this section as there are no formulas to be memorized or no shortcut tricks to apply. Daily practice will help in understanding the different patterns asked in questions as well as improve the candidate's speed and accuracy while solving the problems.
  • Use option method: - The questions asked in this section tests candidates' decision-making abilities and problem-solving skills. While solving the questions in this section, candidates should always try to eliminate the inappropriate options till they get the correct answer. This method will help in saving a lot of time for other sections.
  • Do not neglect mock and samples: - To ace the logical and abstract reasoning section with a good score, it is best to practice mock and sample questions paper as much as possible.
  • Time management: - While appearing for MH-CET (MBA) 2022, candidates should attempt the logical and abstract reasoning section first as this section carries the maximum weightage. This section has many tricky questions. Candidates should skip the questions in which they are getting stuck or the questions taking too much time to solve. Focus on solving the easier questions first and then come back to the questions that were skipped.

To crack MH-CET (MBA) 2022, candidates should aim to solve 70-80 questions with proper accuracy and speed. If practice is done regularly then it is not difficult to score well in the Logical and Abstract Reasoning section.



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