MAH / ART / CET Entrance Exam Pattern

Students can apply for B.F.A. degree by giving the state common entrance test i.e. MAH-AAC-CET. The CET, held in June, is a 4.5 hour test for 200 marks with questions on Memory Drawing, 2D Design, Object Drawing and Objective Questions.

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The test will have 3 practical papers each of 50 marks and 1 theory paper (Objective Type) of 40 marks. The student should report at 10.00 AM at the examination venue with Hall Ticket.


Subject: I) Object Drawing Practical - (50 Marks) 10.30 – 11.30
This is the practical paper, wherein a manmade/natural specimen will be provided to the candidate. He / She will have to draw a drawing of the specimen on the answer sheet as directed in the question paper.
The question will be based to test the Entrance of candidate in drawing, proportions, rendering in pencil and overall observation.

Subject: II) Design Practical - (50 Marks) 12.00 – 01.30
The question will be based to test the Entrance of candidate in arrangement of various forms to create good design in the given area, rendering in color, and the finishing skill.
[Half Hour Break]

Subject: III) Objective Type Theory - (40 Marks) - 02.00 – 02.45
There will be questions related to art, craft, design, and color and computer graphics in this paper. These questions will be of objective type. There will be multiple choices of answers to each question.
Candidate will have to select a correct answer and to mark it on the OMSR sheet provided to him/her.

Subject: IV) Memory Drawing Practical - (50 Marks) - 03.00 – 04.30
The question will be based to test the entrance of candidate in drawing and arranging the sequence with memory for the subject given, rendering in colour, placement of elements in memory drawing and creating the environment.

Sample Question Paper:

Subject: 1) Memory Drawing Practical: - Draw, memory drawing on the subject given to you.
Render the same in poster color or watercolor medium. You can also use color pencil medium. Your memory drawing should show following important qualities.
a) Imagination
b) Characteristics & mood of the situation
c) Effective rendering of the medium

Subject: 2) Design Practical: -
Draw an area of the given size on a paper given to you. Arrange the Shapes mentioned in your question paper to prepare a good design in the area given.
Your design should show good sense of design and color combination. You are free to repeat, overlap and or change the size of the shapes in your design. Render the same in water color or poster color in the color scheme as directed in the question paper.

Subject: 3) Object Drawing Practical: -
Observe the object / natural specimen given to you. Draw the same in pencil medium indicating your keen observation, good draftsmanship and sensitive response to the object / natural specimen. Render the same effectively with light & shade and with true tonal values of the object / natural specimen.

Subject: 4) Objective Type Theory: (General Knowledge)Cool colour is.
a. Red
b. Gray
c. Yellow
d. Orange

Ajanta caves are located in
a. Maharashtra
b. Karnataka
c. Goa
d. Gujarat

Soft grade of pencil is
a. 4H
b. HB
c. H
d. 2B

Advertising Design is also known as.
a. Applied Art
b. Painting
c. Sculpture
d. Craft

Input device of computer is a.
a. Monitor
b. Key Board
c. Hard Disk
d. Printer

Eldora caves depicts the culture of a.
a. Buddhism
b. Munhall
c. Partisan
d. Hinduism

Drawing of an article is known as a.
a. Object Drawing
b. Design
c. Perspective
d. Free hand

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SILICA Course Modules2 Term Course 1 Term Course
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Visual Thinking using Imgae Editor 4 classes (16 hrs) -
Visual Thinking using Drawing Software 4 classes (16 hrs) -
Advanced Art 22 classes (88 hrs) 22 classes (88 hrs)
Test series (18 sample papers) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
Spl Coaching for Objective Type TestArt & Design Sensitivity 4 classes (16 hrs) 4 classes (16 hrs)
Total 62 classes (312 hrs) 43 classes (244 hrs)
Module nameModule description and contents
Drawing & Design Foundation Developing skills in design principles, human figure drawing, perspective, isometric drawing, compositions, object drawings.
Visual Thinking Using Digital Software Students explore visualization and design thinking using digital softwares. This medium helps them explore and experiment with thousands of shapes, effects, colors, compositions, designs and then replicate that on paper.
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Spl Coaching for Objective Type TestArt & Design Sensitivity Objective Type test requires special coaching to increase awareness and aptitude about art, craft, design, and color and computer graphics. SILICA’s experienced teachers guide students through this vague but interesting knowledge journey.
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