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MAH MBA CET is a state-level entrance exam conducted for admission to the postgraduate management courses offered by MBA colleges of Maharashtra. The exam is conducted in online mode and candidates will be provided 150 minutes to complete the exam. MAH MBA CET will be divided into four sections namely Logical Reasoning, Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability / Reading Comprehension.
The Verbal Ability section of the MAH MHA CET is the most scoring section which tests the communication and grammatical skills of the candidates. In this article, we have provided tips to crack the verbal ability section of the MAH MBA CET 2021 exam.
Weightage of Verbal Ability Section in MAH MBA CET Exam Pattern
The Verbal Ability section covers 25% of the total number of questions available in the MAH MBA CET exam. The section comprises 50 questions with each question carrying one mark. There will not be any negative marking for any incorrect answer in the MAH MBA CET exam. The table provided below contains the detailed exam pattern of the MAH MBA CET entrance exam.
No. of Questions
Mark Per Question
Verbal Ability/ Reading Comprehension
Tips to Score Well in Verbal Ability Section of MAH MBA CET 2021
Provided below are the tips that will help the candidates to ace the Verbal Ability section of the MAH MBA CET entrance exam.
Around 14- 15 questions from this section are from the Reading Comprehensions while the rest of the questions are from English grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, para jumbles, synonyms, antonyms and other topics. Candidates are advised to prepare their own strategy to handle each type of question.
Candidates should read newspaper and articles daily. This will help them improve their reading speed and communication skills.
Candidates are advised to practise a maximum number of RC passages. Besides this, they are advised to solve a variety of Reading Comprehension passages.
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Candidates can follow the rule of elimination while answering the questions from the spot the error, fill in the blanks, cloze test and other topics.
Candidates should choose the questions wisely. Those who are good at attempting reading passages should answer the reading passages first and those who are comfortable with answering para jumbles questions should answer the para jumbles questions first.
Candidates should note that they will have to complete the exam within 150 minutes hence they should take around 30-35 minutes to complete the Verbal Ability section. This will help them to allocate the rest of the time to the Quantitative Ability and Reasoning sections.
Candidates who get stuck at any question are advised to skip that question and move ahead.
While answering the RC questions, candidates should first read the information provided in the RC carefully and then only they should proceed to answer the questions.
Candidates are advised to answer all the questions from the Verbal Ability section since there is no negative marking in the exam.
Candidates should learn at least 5-6 new words daily. This will help them improve their vocabulary.
Candidates should solve a maximum number of MAH MBA CET previous years’ question papers to know what type of questions were asked in this section.
Candidates are also advised to check the MAH MBA CET syllabus to know all the important topics of the Verbal Ability section.
Syllabus of the Verbal Ability Section of MAH MBA CET 2021
Some of the important topics of the Verbal Ability section are provided in the table below.
Error corrections in sentences
Synonyms - Antonyms
Idioms and Phrases
Completion of paragraphs
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Best Books for Verbal Ability Section of MAH MBA CET 2021
Here are some of the best books for the Verbal Ability section of the MAH MBA CET entrance exam.
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary Mass Market Paperback by Wilfred Funk & Norman Lewis/ Simon & Schuster
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension For The CAT by Nishit Sinha
High School English Grammar by Wren & Martin
How to Attempt the Verbal Ability Section of MAH MBA CET 2021?
Candidates should note that there is no sectional time limit in MAH MBA CET hence they can attempt any section in any order. Candidates will be provided with four option with each question, they can answer the questions by choosing one option that they feel is correct. Candidates are advised to take less time to answer the questions in the Verbal Ability section so that they can utilise the remaining time for calculations in the Quantitative Ability and Reasoning sections.
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Candidates who want to know more about the preparation strategies for MAH MBA CET can ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone. Besides this, those who want admission related assistance can fill our Common Application Form.