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Government of Maharashtra

STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL


MUMBAI

INFORMATION BROCHURE

COMMON ENTRANCE TEST

MH-AAC-CET 2017

FOR

ADMISSION TO FIRST YEAR OF


FOUR YEAR FULL TIME DEGREE COURSE
IN BACHELOR OF FINE ART
(B.F.A)

STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL, MUMBAI


305, Government Polytechnic Building, 49, Kherwadi,
Ali Yawar Jung Marg, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051. (M.S.)

Regional Office: CET Cell, Directorate of Art,


Art School Campus, Dr. D.N.Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001.

TEL NO: +91-22-22620231 / 22620232 / 22632063


Email ID : doamumbai0@gmail.com Website : http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/
PUBLISHED BY DIRECTOR, DIRECTORATE OF ART, MUMBAI

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Government of Maharashtra
STATE ENTRANCE TEST CELL, MAHARASHTRA, MUMBAI
Head Office: 305, Government Polytechnic Building, Kherwadi, Ali Yawar Jung Marg, Bandra (E) Mumbai 400 051
Regional Office: CET Cell, Directorate of Art, Art School Campus, Dr. D. N. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001.
MH-AAC-CET 2017 For Admission To Undergraduate Visual Art Courses (Fine Art and Applied Art)
For The Year 2017-18
As per the provision in section 2(e) and section 10(4) Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational
Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (Mah. XXVIII of 2015), the Competent Authority is
conducting CET (MH-AAC-CET 2017) for admissions to Visual Art Under Graduate Courses for Academic Year
2017-18.
The Online applications are invited for CET for admission to First Year of Full Time Professional Undergraduate
Visual Art Courses (Fine Art and Applied Art) in the Government, Govt. Aided and Unaided Institutes in the
Maharashtra State, as per following schedule.
MH-AAC-CET 2017 - Activities Schedule website http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/
Sr. Activity Schedule
No From To
1 Online registration & Confirmation of application form on Website 18-05-2017 05-06-2017
2 Issue of Hall Ticket ( Through Candidate login) 18-05-2017 11-06-2017
3 Date of MH-AAC-CET 2017 11-06-2017 10.00 Am to 4.30 Pm
5 Declaration of Result of MH-AAC-CET 2017 on website through login 30-06-2017 Fri at 4.00 pm
Application form processing fees as stated below is to be paid through online system only by Credit Card/ Debit Card
(RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, for which the service charges, as per rules, shall be applicable in
addition to the application form Processing fees. No other mode of payment shall be permitted. This fee is non-refundable
under any circumstances.
For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State, All India Candidature Candidates & 1700/-
J & K Migrant Candidature Candidates
Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC, ST, VJ/DT- NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), NT(D), OBC, SBC] 1200/-
and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
1. Aspiring candidates shall visit website http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/ for detail information.
2. It is mandatory for all aspiring candidates to Register & Confirm the Online Application Form through candidate login by
himself/herself on website.
3. Applications sent by Post/Courier etc., will be rejected and no communication in this regard will be made.
4. It should be noted that no documents are required to be submitted at the stage of registration for CET. However,
Candidates are advised to keep the necessary original documents ready for verification at the time of Document verification
stage, during Centralized Admission
Process (CAP).
5. The schedule displayed above is provisional and may change under unavoidable circumstances. The revised schedule, if
any, will be notified on website.
*Help Line 022-22620231/32 & 22632063 [Between 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.] Email:doamumbai0@gmail.com

Sd/-
Date: 16 -05-2017 (Chandrashekhar V. Oak,IAS)
Commissioner & Competetent Authority,

Head Office : 305, Government Polytechnic Building, Kherwadi, Ali Yawar Jung Marg, Bandra (E) Mumbai 400 051
Regional Office : CET Cell, Directorate of Art, Art School Campus, Dr.D.N.Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001.

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MH-AAC-CET 2017
INDEX
Sr. No Particulars Page No.
1 EXAMINATION SCHEDULE FOR MH-AAC-CET 2017 04
2 INTRODUCTION 06
3 DEFINITIONS 06
4 SCHEME OF EXAMINATION 07
5 ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO UNDERGRADUATE VISUAL ART COURSES 08
6 ONLINE APPLICATION FORM & INFORMATION BROCHURE 09
7 PROCESS FLOW DIAGRAM 12
8 DECLARATION OF RESULT 13
9 LEGAL JURISDICTION 13
10 ACTION AGAINST RAGGING 13
11 CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE 14
12 DETAILS OF EXAMINATION MH-AAC-CET 2017 14
13 STRUCTURE OF THE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST 15
Syllabus For The Examination And Duration 15
Specimen Sample Questions And Answer Papers 15
Method of Filling the OMR Sheet and Showing Answers for G.K. 18
14 LIST OF EXAM CENTERS FOR MH-AAC-CET 2017 20

For MH-AAC-CET 2017


Help line for Technical Assistance of Online application form filling - (022)- 22620231 /32 and 22632063
(Help lines are available between 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. except Holidays)
Website : http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/
Email :- doamumbai0@gmail.com

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1. EXAMINATION SCHEDULE FOR MH-AAC-CET 2017

Important Information For Entrance Examination

Online registration & Confirmation of application form on website 18-05-2017 to 05-06-2017


Issue of Hall Ticket ( Through Candidate login) 18-05-2017 to 11-06-2017
Date of MH-AAC-CET 2017 11-06-2017 (Sunday)
10.00 Am to 4.30 Pm
Centre of Examination As indicated in Hall Ticket

EXAMINATION & BELL SCHEDULE

Paper I :- Object Drawing Practical


Entry in examination hall 9.30 a.m.- Long bell
Distribution of Question & Answer Sheets 9.50 a.m.
Last entry permitted in examination hall 10.00 a.m.
(No candidate will be permitted after 10.00 a.m. under any circumstances.
Candidate should enter into examination hall at 10.00 a.m.
Candidate coming at 10.00 a.m. will be treated as late by 30 minutes.)
Examination commences 10.00 a.m.- Long bell
Paper I Concludes at 11.00 a.m.- Long bell
Instruction: Submit answer sheet of Object drawing practical.
Candidates may continue to sit for Paper II.

Paper II :- Design Practical


Entry in examination hall 11.15 a.m.- Long bell
Distribution of 11.20 a.m.
Last entry permitted in examination hall 11.30 a.m.
(No candidate will be permitted after 11.30 a.m. under any circumstances.
Candidate should enter into examination hall at 11.15 a.m.
Candidate coming at 11.30 a.m. will be treated as late by 15 minutes.)
Examination commences 11.30 a.m.- Long bell
Paper II Concludes at 1.00 p.m.- Long bell
Instruction: Submit answer sheet of Design practical.
Candidates may continue to sit for Paper IiI.

Paper III :- Objective Type Theory ( General Knowledge)


Entry in examination hall 1.45 p.m.- Long bell
Distribution of OMR answer sheets 1.50 p.m.
Distribution of question booklets 1.55 p.m.
Last entry permitted in examination hall 2.00 p.m.
(No candidate will be permitted after 2.00 a.m. under any circumstances.
Candidate should enter into examination hall at 1.45 p.m.
Candidate coming at 2.00 p.m. will be treated as late by 15 minutes.)
Examination commences 2.00 p.m.- Long bell
Paper II Concludes at 2.45 p.m.- Long bell
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Instruction: Submit OMR answer sheet of General Knowledge and question booklet.
Candidates may continue to sit for Paper Iv.

Paper IV :- Memory Drawing Practical


Entry in examination hall 2.50 p.m.- Long bell
Distribution of OMR answer sheets 2.55 p.m.
Last entry permitted in examination hall 3.00 p.m.
(No candidate will be permitted after 3.00 a.m. under any circumstances.
Candidate should enter into examination hall at 2.50 p.m.
Candidate coming at 3.00 p.m. will be treated as late by 10 minutes.)
Examination commences 3.00 p.m.- Long bell
Paper II Concludes at 4.30 p.m.- Long bell
Instruction: Submit answer sheet of Memory Drawing Practical

Declaration of Result of MH-AAC-CET 2017 on website through login 30-06-2017 Fri at 4.00 pm
Submission of grievances applications if any or verification CET marks at 23-06-2017,27-06-2017
ARC And 28-06-2017

Exam Paper I Paper II Paper III Paper IV


MH-AAC-CET Object Drawing Design Practical General Memory Drawing
2017 Practical Knowledge Practical
10.00 a.m. 11.30 a.m. 2.00 p.m. 3.00 p.m.
to to to to
11.00 a.m. 1.00 p.m. 2.45 p.m. 4.30 p.m.

Note: -
The candidate seeking admission to Bachelor of Fine Art (B.F.A.) degree courses it is mandatory that the
candidate must appear for all MH-AAC-CET 2017 papers.

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2. INTRODUCTION
2.1. The Government of Maharashtra has established "ADMISSIONS REGULATING AUTHORITY AND
STATE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST CELL" as per the provisions of the Maharashtra Unaided Private
Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions & Fees) Act. 2015 (Mah. Act No.
XXVIII of 2015), (herein after the Act).
2.2. The Commissioner of State CET Cell, has been designated as Competent Authority for conducting MH-
AAC-CET 2017 and selection of candidates for admission to 4 Year Duration Full Time Under Graduate
Degree courses in for the academic year 2017-2018.
2.3. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional
Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (Mah. XXVIII of 2015), the
Government of Maharashtra has notified the rules to regulate the admissions to the First Year of Full
Time Professional Undergraduate Visual Art Courses (Bachelor of Fine Art). These rules are called the
Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions to the Full
Time Professional Undergraduate Visual Art Courses) Rules, 2016. The admissions shall be carried out as
per these Rules and its amendment from time to time. These rules are also applicable for admissions in
Government and Government Aided professional educational institutions vide Government Resolution
of Higher & Technical Education Department No. MIS-1111/CR 03/17)TE-6 Dated 24th April 2017.
2.4. Director, Directorate of Art, Maharashtra State, Mumbai shall act as Nodal Officer for the MH-AAC-CET
2017.
3. DEFINITIONS. -
(a) Act means the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of
Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015 (Mah. Act XXVIII of 2015);
(b) Admission Reporting Centre means a centre where the Candidate shall report for confirmation of
admission by submission of documents and payment of fees;
(c) All India Seats means seats available to an eligible Indian National Candidate;
(d) Application Form means prescribed form filled up online by the Candidate for admission;
(e) Autonomous Institution means the institution to which autonomy is granted by the University
Grants Commission;
(f) CAP Seats means the seats filled in through the centralized process of admission carried out by the
Competent Authority;
(g) Courses means the full time undergraduate and post graduate Visual Art courses in Fine Art
Drawing and painting, Textile Design, Interior Decoration, Sculpture, Metal Works, Ceramics and
Applied Art;
(h) Department" means the Higher and Technical Education Department of Government of
Maharashtra;
(i) Eligible Candidates means the candidates who are eligible for different professional courses as
notified by the Government, from time to time under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Act;
(j) Facilitation Centre means a centre where the facilities like sale of application kits, filling online
forms, verification of documents and grievances, etc., are provided;
(k) HSC means the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Standard XII) examination conducted by
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent certificate
awarded by recognized Boards;
(l) Institutional Quota means seats available for admission to eligible Candidates at Institution level as
declared by the Government or appropriate authority from time to time;
(m) Inter-Se-Merit means the order of merit in respect of various classes/category of Candidates;
(n) Minority Quota means seats earmarked for the Minority Community students from within the
State, belonging to the Minority Community to which the institution belongs;
(o) Non-Autonomous Institution means those institutions which are not Autonomous Institutions;

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(p) Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) means a candidate/person registered as an Overseas Citizenship of
India as declared by the Central Government under section 7A of the Citizenship Act 1955 and
includes Persons of Indian Origin (PIO).
Explanation: For the purposes of this clause, all the existing Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)
cardholders registered under notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No.
F. No. 26011/04/98- F. I dated 19th August 2002 and shall now be deemed to be Overseas Citizens
of India (OCI) card holders by virtue of Notification of Government of India, Ministry of Home
Affairs, No. 25024/9/2014-F.I. Dated 9th January, 2015;
(q) Qualifying Examination means examinations on the basis of which a candidate becomes eligible
for admission or its equivalent examination;
(r) SSC means the Secondary School Certificate (Standard X) examination conducted by Maharashtra
State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent certificate awarded by
a recognized Boards;
(s) Supernumerary Seats means seats which are over and above the Sanctioned Intake approved by
the appropriate authority and the Government, from time to time;
(t) "Visual Art" means the undergraduate and post graduate Educational Courses that are imparted in
the Educational Institutions under the supervision of Directorate of Art.

4. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
4.1. Date of Examination: The examination will be conducted at various centers in Maharashtra on
Sunday, 11th June 2017.
4.2. Schedule & Test Design: The MH-AAC-CET 2017 will consist of three practical papers each paper is of
50 marks and one objective type theory paper which is of 40 marks.
Paper Subject No of Questions Mark(s) per question Total Marks
Paper I Object Drawing Practical 1 50 50
Paper II Design Practical 1 50 50
Paper III General Knowledge 40 1 40
Paper IV Memory Drawing Practical 1 50 50
There is no choice among the questions, i.e. all questions have to be answered.
The candidate seeking admission to Undergraduate Visual Art Courses (Fine Art and Applied Art)
degree courses it is mandatory that the candidate must appear for all papers.
Candidates will be provided with separate OMR answer sheets with question paper for General
Knowledge. At the end of paper, candidate will hand over the OMR Answer sheet as well as question
paper booklet to the invigilator.
4.3. The candidate will be required to mark the correct answer by blackening the corresponding circle
against the serial number of the question in the answer sheet with black ink ballpoint pen only. Out of
four circles provided for selection of an answer against a question, the candidate should fill up one
circle only. Each correct answer will be given mark/(s). There shall be no negative marking for wrong
answers.
CHANGING AN ANSWER IS NOT ALLOWED: The candidates must fully satisfy themselves about the
accuracy of the answer before darkening the appropriate circle, as no change in the Answer once
marked is allowed. The answer once marked is final, any change in the option once marked, done by
any method, will amount to a invalid/incorrect response.
4.4. Candidate should completely darken one and the only one best response (circle)
e.g. A B C D

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Candidate should not use any other method for answering i.e. half circle, dot, tick mark, cross etc. This
may not be read by the scanner. Answer sheet of each candidate will be evaluated by computerized
scanning method only (Optical Mark Reader). There will not be any manual checking during evaluation.
4.5. Grievance Redressal Committee: A Grievance Redressal Committee will be constituted at each
sub center comprising following members:
i) Sub Centre In-charge - Chairperson
ii) A Supervisor - Member Secretary
iii) An Invigilator - Member
The committee will function from 8.00 am to the end of the examination on the day of examination. If
there is any grievance during this period (regarding loss of time due to administrative error or any
other examination related important matter), the candidate will report it to the invigilator of his/her
examination block. It will be communicated to the Subcenter-Incharge through supervisor. The
committee will examine the Grievance on the spot and take necessary decision regarding the
Grievance/s.
4.6. If a candidate has objection against any question in the question paper of this examination, the
same may be submitted through website http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/, as per the schedule in the
Information brochure. Representation received after this period shall not be considered.
4.7. Syllabus of Examination: Syllabi of All Practical & Theory Subjects will be same as previous year.
4.8. Time & duration of Examination: There will be four papers. Schedule of examination is given in the
Information brochure.
4.9. Language of Question Paper: The medium for examination shall be English for all papers.
4.10. Examination Centre: The MH-AAC-CET 2017 will be conducted at various centers in the State of
Maharashtra. The eligible candidates can select the examination center of their choice while filling the
online application form. The center once allotted to the Candidate shall not be changed under any
circumstances.
5. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO UNDERGRADUATE VISUAL ART COURSES (FINE ART AND APPLIED
ART)
All the candidates passed / appearing at the qualifying examination i.e. HSC/12th Standard
examination or its equivalent examination and having Indian Nationality are eligible for appearing for
MH-AAC-CET 2017. There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MH-AAC-CET 2017.
(A) Candidature Type. -
(1) Maharashtra State Candidature. - A Candidate can claim only one type of Maharashtra State
Candidature Type i.e. from Type A to E.
Type Eligibility Criterion
(i) Candidates passing SSC and also HSC from a recognized institution in
Type-A Maharashtra State;
(ii) Candidate who is either Domicile of Maharashtra and/or is born in
Maharashtra;
A Candidate who does not fall in Type-A above, but who or whose Father
Type-B or Mother is domiciled in the State of Maharashtra and possess Domicile
Certificate.

A Candidate who does not fall in either Type-A or Type-B but whose
Father or Mother is an employee of the Government of India or
Type-C Government of India Undertaking and who has been posted and reported
to duty in Maharashtra State before the last date for submission of
Application Form for CAP.

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A Candidate who does not fall in any of the above Type-A, Type B and
Type-D Type-C but whose Father or Mother is an employee or retired employee
of the Government of Maharashtra or Government of Maharashtra
Undertaking.
Candidates passing SSC and/or HSC Examination from a recognized
Type-E institution located in a disputed Maharashtra Karnataka Border Area and
whose Mother tongue is Marathi.
(2) All India Candidature - The Candidates having Indian Nationality are eligible under this Category.
(3) Minority Candidature-The Candidate belonging to a particular Linguistic or Religious Minority
Community from State of Maharashtra and as notified by the Government are eligible under this
Category.
(4) NRI Candidature The Candidate who fulfils the conditions as defined in clause (n) of section 2 of
the Act are eligible under this category.
(5) Foreign Student or OCI or PIO Candidature- The Foreign Student Candidates, as defined in clause
(i) of section 2 of the Act, the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidate, as in under clause (p) of
rule 2 and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) as defined in clause (o) of section 2 of the Act are eligible
under this Category.
Children of NRI / OCI / PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, Foreign National
These types of Candidature Candidates are exempted from appearing for MH-AAC-CET 2017.
(6) Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Candidature -
(a) The children of citizens, who are displaced from Jammu and Kashmir to any part of India or
from unsafe border area of Jammu and Kashmir to a relatively safer place in Jammu and Kashmir
from 1990 onwards due to terrorist activities; or
(b) The children of officers belonging to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) or Indian Police
Services (IPS) or Indian Foreign Services (IFS) and children of staff belonging to military and
paramilitary forces transferred to Jammu and Kashmir to combat terrorist activities and joined the
post on or before the last date for submission of application for admission; or
(c) The children of staff and officers of Jammu and Kashmir police engaged in combating
terrorism, are eligible under this category;
Note:-(a) It is mandatory to appear for MH-AAC-CET 2017 for candidates belonging to Maharashtra
State Candidature, Minority Candidature seeking admission to B.F.A.
(a) Eligibility criteria for Candidates belonging to Person with Disability:
In addition to the basic qualification mentioned above, candidate who is suffering from any one of
the following permanent disability is eligible to seek admission against seats reserved for Persons
with Disability candidates (i.e. Candidate who is visually impaired (Blind) Candidate (type - P1), (Not
eligible for B.F.A.) Candidate who is speech & hearing impaired (deaf & dumb) Candidate type- P2,
Candidate who has orthopedic disorders, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia,
Spastic Candidate type -P3), provided they submit a certificate clearly stating that the extent of
disability is not less than 40% and the disability is of permanent nature.
6. ONLINE APPLICATION FORM & INFORMATION BROCHURE: - The information brochure for MH-AAC-CET
2017 is available on web site "http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/".Candidate is advised to download and
print the brochure. For submission of online application form the candidates should login at
""http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/" website. The detailed procedure for online submission of application
form & registration is as follows.
6.1. Procedure for MH-AAC-CET 2017 Registration and payment through Debit/Credit Card/Net
Banking.
A candidate has to first register for MH-AAC-CET 2017 at "http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/"and only
then he/she can make the payment online.
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6.1.1. MH-AAC-CET 2017 Registration: In order to register online, the candidate has to visit the
website "http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/" and click Apply Online. The MH-AAC-CET 2017
Registration page opens up wherein he/she has to fill-in the online form.
The information to be provided includes personal details and uploading of your recent color
passport photograph and signature.
6.1.2. Filling of Online Application form: The candidate will be prompted to enter valid personal
email id, personal mobile No. and a password along with other required information while
filling the online form. Remember the password set. Use this password during the application
form filling. An email and SMS will be sent to this registered email id and mobile no. Please
quote your Application no. in all future correspondence with MH-AAC- CET Office.
6.1.3. TO UPLOAD PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNATURE
Please note that all the applicants are required to upload their recent scanned/digital
colour photograph and signature. The file size of the Photograph should be between 15 KB
to 50 KB and Signature should be between 5KB to 20 KB per file. The online application
system will not allow to upload files smaller or larger than the specified size. All Candidates
have to upload their Photograph and Signature in ".jpg" format only and file name of
Photograph and signature should preferably be photo.jpg and sign.jpg respectively.
For uploading photograph
Take your recent colour passport size photograph. The picture should be taken against a
light/white background. In case the face on the photograph is not clear, your application is liable
to be rejected. Candidate should upload such scanned/digital photograph.
File size of the Photograph should be between 15 KB to 50 KB, otherwise it will not be allowed
by the System to upload.
To reduce the size, crop the image of the passport size photograph in MS Paint or any other
Photo Editor.
Please ensure that only the full face portion is cropped and not the entire photograph.
For Uploading Signature
The candidate himself/herself should sign (no capital letters) on a white paper with a black ink
pen.
Scan the signature in 200 dpi (dots per inch) scanner resolution settings and the file size should
be between 5 KB to 20 KB in .jpg format.
To reduce the size, crop the image of the signature in MS Paint or any other Photo Editor. Please
ensure that only the signature portion is cropped and not the entire A4 paper on which you
have signed.
Once photograph and signature files are uploaded by the candidate successfully, the system will
show on the screen Photograph and Signature that has been uploaded. If these have been
correctly uploaded, you should now proceed further to make the online payment.
To ensure the Photograph and Signature are within specified file size follow the following
instructions
Open the digital or scanned photograph or signature in MS Paint by right clicking the photograph
or signature.
Press Ctrl + W, a window will open which will have an option 'resize by %'. Here enter anything
between 10 to 50% and save the file with an extension .jpg.
Check for the size of the file in 'properties'. If the file size is still not between 15 KB to 50 KB for
Photograph and 5 KB to 20 KB for sign, once again open in paint and resize it to bring it to within
specified range.
Repeat this process till the file size is between specified range.
Save this file with the file Name as mentioned above as photo.jpg and sign.jpg
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6.1.4. MH-AAC-CET 2017 Application Fee Payment: Application form processing fees as stated in
the table given below is to be paid through online system only by Internet Payment, Credit Card/
Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, for which the service charges,
as per rules, shall be applicable in addition to the application form processing fees. No other
mode of payment shall be permitted. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any
circumstances.
For Candidates of Backward Class Categories [SC,ST,VJ/DT, NT(A), NT(B), NT(C), Rs. 1200/-
NT(D),OBC,SBC] and Persons with Disability Candidates belonging to Maharashtra
State only.
For General Category Candidates from Maharashtra State only. Rs. 1700/-
All India Candidature Candidates, J & K Migrant Candidature Candidates. Rs. 1700/-
6.1.5. Registration Process Completion: On successful payment of the application fee, a
confirmation of the same will be displayed online. Candidates shall print the receipt for future
references. After successful payment, Candidate shall take the print out of MH-AAC-CET 2017
Registration Confirmation.
6.1.6. Keep a copy of MH-AAC-CET 2017 Application No. & Password: The candidate shall keep
a copy of MH-AAC-CET 2017 Registration Confirmation printout. Please quote the MH-AAC-CET
2017 Application No. in all future correspondence.
6.1.7. Download Admit Card: For downloading Admit Card, Candidate should visit the website
http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/ as per the schedule. Issue of Admit Card is merely an enabling
document for appearing at the MH-AAC-CET 2017 and does not imply that the candidate satisfies
all the requirements of eligibility conditions of admission.
Important Note:
a) An incomplete application form will be rejected. Application form sent by post/courier
will be rejected. The candidate shall submit one and only one application form. In case,
candidate submits more than one application form. The last submitted online application
form along with payment will be treated as valid.
b) The email id and mobile number entered in the registration form will be treated as
primary contact details and all communications will be sent to the same.
c) In case of mail not received in INBOX, also check the Spam / Junk folder.
d) Please access emails regularly.
For any support/grievance email to doacetgrievances@gmail.com citing your primary email id or
call on (022) 22632063 between 10.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. on all working days.
Identity Verification
Candidates should note that it is mandatory for them to bring the printout of the Admit Card,
valid Photo ID proof for identity verification on the day of examination.
In the examination hall, the Admit Card along with original of the candidates photo identity
(bearing reasonably the same name as it appears on the Admit Card) such as PAN Card / Indian
Passport / Driving License / Voters Card / Bank Passbook with Photograph/ Photo identity proof
issued by a Gazzetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph / Photo identity proof
issued by a Peoples Representative on official letterhead along with photograph / recent
Identity Card issued by a recognized School / College/ Aadhaar Card / E-Aadhaar Card with a
photograph should be shown to the invigilator for verification. The candidates identity will be
verified with respect to his/her details on the Admit Card, in the Attendance List and requisite
documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed
to appear for the Examination. Ration Card is not valid id proof.
The Person with disability claiming the facility of allotment of extra time should bring all relevant
supporting documents.
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7. Process Flow Diagram

Visit http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/ website and click Apply Online.


Fill the information, enter a password of your choice and click NEXT. The candidate
receives an email confirming the registration.
(Future Login will be allowed with your Application Number and password only).

On the next screen, complete registration information is displayed.


Click EDIT to change any of the displayed information or click
Upload Photograph & Signature to proceed to the next step.
No changes in the submitted data are possible after online payment
of application fee.

On the next screen, upload your scanned photograph and signature.


Uploaded files are displayed on the screen. Click SUBMIT to confirm or
RELOAD to change the selected images.
Applicant is required to upload his/her scanned digital photograph
and signature in jpg/jpeg format only.

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8. DECLARATION OF RESULT
The Competent Authority will conduct the examination, evaluate the answer sheets and declare the
result. The result will be declared on website http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/ as per the schedule.
8.1. The Competent Authority shall invite application for admission and after verification of documents
and eligibility, publish the Merit Lists as per the Rules.
8.2. The downloadable mark sheet will be made available on website http://bfa17.doa.org.in/bfa17/ as
per schedule.
9. LEGAL JURISDICTION
All disputes pertaining to the conduct of examination and selection shall fall within the jurisdiction
of Courts, at Mumbai only. The Commissioner State CET CELL shall be the legal person in whose
name the Government of Maharashtra may sue or may be sued.
10. ACTION AGAINST RAGGING
Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act 1999 and Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging (Appendix
12 published in AICTE Approval Process Handbook 2011-12) and their amendments which may be
published from time to time. The Maharashtra Prohibition of Ragging Act 1999 is in effect from 15 th
May, 1999 has the following provisions for Action against Ragging.
a) Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is prohibited.
b) Whosoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets, or propagates ragging within
or outside any educational institution shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a
term up to 2 years and / or penalty, which may extend to ten thousand rupees.
c) Any student convicted of an offence of ragging shall be dismissed from the educational institution
and such student shall not be admitted in any other educational institution for a period of five
years from the date of order of such dismissal.
d) Whenever any student or, as the case may be, the parent or guardian or a teacher of an
educational institution complains, in writing, of ragging to the head of the educational
institution, the head of the educational institution shall, without prejudice to the foregoing
provisions, within seven days of the receipt of the complaint, enquire into the matter mentioned
in the complaint and if, prima facie, it is found true, suspend the student who is accused of the
offence, and shall, immediately forward the complaint to the police station having jurisdiction
over the area in which the educational institution is located, for further action. Where, on
enquiry by the head of the educational institution, it is found that prima facie there is no
substance, in the complaint received; he / she shall intimate the fact, in writing, to the
complainant. The decision of the head of the educational institution shall be final.
e) If the Head of the educational institution fails or neglects to act in the manner specified in section
d above when a complaint of ragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted
the offence and shall, on conviction, be punished as provided for in section b above.
f) Undertaking from the candidate shall be taken while admitting the candidate in the Institute. Any
Acts or its amendments which may be published from time to time by AICTE, Government or
Judgments by Hon. Supreme Court of India, Hon. High Court of Bombay etc will be applicable to
Candidates and Institutions covered under these rules of admission.
If any of the statement made in application form or any information supplied or any certificate(s)
submitted by the candidate in connection with his or her admission is later on at any time, found
to be false or incorrect, his or her admission will be cancelled, fees forfeited and he or she may
be expelled from the college by the Principal/Director. An appeal against the order of expulsion,
however, may be sent within 7 days to the Director of Technical Education, Maharashtra State,
Mumbai, whose decision in such cases will be final. Such candidates are also liable for penal
action as per the provisions in the law.

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11. CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE
11.1. Failure of the candidate in entering full and correct information in the online application form
and/or suppression of any information would lead to disqualification of the candidate for MH-
AAC-CET 2017 or even at later date. Such a candidate will be debarred from the examination /
entire selection process.
11.2. Adopting an unfair means or engaging in malpractice in the examination shall render a
candidate liable for punishment under, Maharashtra Prevention of Malpractices Act,
Universities, Board and Other Specified Examination Act, 1982 and disqualify the candidate
for MH-AAC-CET 2017 examination.
11.3. If any person(s) or officer(s) dealing with the conduct of the MH-AAC-CET 2017 are found
engaged in act(s) that would result in the leakage of question paper or attempt to use or help
in the use of unfair means in this examination, he/she shall be liable to prosecution under
Indian Penal Code.
11.4. Any issue not dealt here-in above will be dealt with, when arising, fully and finally by the
Competent authority. Any amendments made by Government of Maharashtra from time to
time will be implemented.
12. DETAILS OF EXAMINATION MH-AAC-CET 2017
12.1. This annexure contains details pertaining to various aspects of the CET you are going to take and
important instructions about the related matters.
12.2. Candidates will have to bring the color, brushes, pencil, cotton rag, pallet, scale, eraser and other
related material for drawing.
12.3. Answer sheet will be provided by the DOA, separately for each paper.
12.4. After the test is over you should hand over the answer sheet to the invigilator before leaving the
room. Any candidate who does not return the answer sheet or is found to attempt to take or pass
on the answer sheet inside or outside the examination hall will be disqualified and further action
against him/her will be taken as per rules.
12.5. Write Roll No .on the answer sheet: You should write your Roll No. in the space provided. If you do
not write your Roll No. your answer sheet will not be assessed.
12.6. Punctuality in Attendance: You should be present at the Examination Hall at the time given in the
call letter. Candidates arriving late will not be permitted to enter the Examination Hall.
12.7. Compliance with instructions: You should scrupulously follow the instructions given by test
administrators and the invigilators at the examination venue at all the stages of the examination
for which you have been called. If you violate the instructions, you will be disqualified and may
also be asked to leave the examination hall.

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13. STRUCTURE OF THE COMMON ENTRANCE TEST

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

SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAMINATION AND DURATION:

Specimen sample question and answer papers:

Subject: I) Object Drawing Practical - (50 Marks) 10.00 am 11.00 am

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 Interest of candidate in drawing, proportions, rendering in lead pencil and overall
observation.

Subject: II) Design Practical - (50 Marks) 11.30 am 01.00 pm

The question will be based to test the Interest of candidate in arrangement of various forms to create good
design in the given area, rendering in color, and the finishing skill.

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[One Hour Break]

Subject: III) Objective Type Theory - (40 Marks) - 02.00 pm 02.45 pm

There will be questions related to art, craft, design, colour and computer graphics/ computer basics 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 OMR sheet provided to him/her.

Subject: GENERAL KNOWLEDGE


Time: 45 Minutes Max Marks: 40
1) Which one of the following is not a primary colour?
A) Yellow B) Red C) Blue D) Green
2) This is not a part of a camera
A) Flash B) Sharpner C) Shutter D) Lens
3) CPU is know as
A) Computer Power Unit B) Central Processing Unit C) Central Power Unit D) Coal Power Unit
4) Lourve museum is situated in
A) Amsterdam B) Germany C) Japan D) Paris
5) The search engine on the internet is
A) Windows B) Apple C) Google D) Excel
6) The study of beauty in art is
A) Deformed B) Communication C) Aesthetics D) Western
7) Panhala Fort is situated in
A) Kanpur B) Kolhapur C) Nagpur D) Solapur
8) Leonard da Vinci has painted
A) Story teller B) Scream C) The Last Supper D) True Smile
9) Taj Mahal is situated in
A) Mathura B) Delhi C) Kolhapur D) Agra
10) Satyajit Ray is famous for
A) Painting B) Dancing C) Film Making D) Singing
11) Tribal Art is done by
A) Indigenous natives B) Fishermen C) Mimic D) Poets
12) Blue, yellow and red on the colour wheel are
A)Secondary colours B) Primary Colours C) Opposite Colours D) Quartermary colours
13) Top portion of the Temple is called
A) Garbhagriha B) Side Section C) Praveshdwar D) Shikhar
14) Bronze metal is generally used for
A) Painting B) Ceramics C) Sculpture D) Collage
15) Which is not a social media
A) Facebook B) Twitter C) Times of India D) Wassup
16) Monalisa is famous for
A) Her dress B) Her eyes C) Her smile D) Her hands
17) The following is the output device of the computer
A) Excel B) Mouse C) Photoshop D) Printer
18) Secondary colours are formed with the combination of
A) Any two colours B) Complimentary colours C) Primary colours D) Red and Blue colours
19) Mughal miniature is a type of

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A) Painting B) Monument C) Instrument D) Sculpture
20) Following is a drawing tool
A) MS Excel B) Bow Pen C) Power Point D) Pen Drive
21) He is a world famous artist
A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Pablo Picasso C) Karl Marx D) Dr Homi Bhaba
22) Konark Temple is situated in
A) Rajasthan B) Kerala C) Orissa D) Madhya Pradesh
23) Poster colours are
A) Water based B) Acrylic based C) Oil based D) None of the above
24) The original Warli paintings are done with the help of
A) Rice Paste B) Fevi Colours C) Poster Colours D) Coloured Inks
25) Ajanta caves are located in
A) Gujarat B) Andhra Pradesh C) Maharashtra D) Arunachal Pradesh
26) The rainbow has
A) Five B) Seven C) Nine D) Eleven colours
27) The art of beautiful handwriting is called
A) Geogrpahy B) Calligraphy C) Photography D) Orthography
28) Eqyptians have created
A) Ziggurats B) Stupas C) Tortoise D) Pyramids
29) Yellow colour when mixed with Blue colour in equal proportions gives us
A) Grey colour B) Green colour C) Blue colour D) Brown colour
30) One centimeter is equal to
A) 10 mm B) 100 mm C) 1000 mm D) 10000 mm
31) I-pod is used for
A) Writing B) Music C) Dance D) Drawing
32) A still picture produced with a camera is called
A) Pictograph B) Photograph C) Typography D) Video
33) This is a type of Textile
A) Bidri B) Dhokra C) Kalamkari D) Khurja
34) Charles Correa is famous as a
A) Scientist B) Lawyer C) Architect D) Singer
35) The study of beauty especially in art is called
A) Deformed B) Aesthetics C) Communication D) Artistic
36) Out of the following which one is a grade of pencil
A) ST B) OB C) HB D) GB
37) One foot is equal to
A) 12 mm B) 15 inches C) 12 inches D) 12 cm
38) Still life painting is done using,
A) Objects B) Nature C) Sketching D) Digital
39) Coloured glass painting is called
A) Wall painting B) Mosaic C) Stain glass work D) Fibre glass
40) Who is not an artist?
A) M.F.Hussain B) R.K.Laxman C) Joe Frazier D) S.H. Raza
Use a Black Ink ball pen to write the answers of theory paper.

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Subject: IV) Memory Drawing Practical - (50 Marks) - 03.00 pm 04.30 pm
The question will be based to test the Interest 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-1 Sample-2

Sample-3 Sample-4
Important points to note:
* Do not leave any un-intended or stray marks or smudges anywhere on the answer sheet.
* Drawing sheets shall be given for each individual practical separately.

METHOD OF FILLING THE OMR SHEET AND SHOWING ANSWERS FOR

Objective Type Theory (General Knowledge):

The candidate has to write the Roll No., Name, Centre, Date on the OMSR answer sheet as per the sample given
herewith in the first 10 minutes (from 2.00 to 2.10 pm) The question booklet shall be issued to the candidate
and the candidate has to open the question booklet.
There shall be 50 multiple choice questions. The time is 30 minutes (2.15 pm to 2.45 pm)
Important Instructions - How to Mark in the OMR Answersheet

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1. Use only BLACK ink ball point pen to darken/mark the appropriate circle.
2. Mark should be dark and should completely fill the circle.
3. Mark/darken only one circle for each entry. The answer once marked is final; any change in the
option once marked, done by any method, will amount to an invalid/incorrect response.
4. A lightly/faintly marked/darkened circle may also be treated as a incorrect/wrong method of
marking and may not be read by the Optical Scanner.
5. Marking should only be done in the space provided.
6. Please do not fold the answer sheet and do not make any stray marks on it.
Marking of Responses:-
There will be four answer options for each question. The candidate will indicate his/her response to
the question by darkening the appropriate circle completely with BLACK ink ball point pen.

For example Question No.52 in the Question Paper reads as follows:-

52. Coronary Arteries supply blood to the


(A) Lung (B) Brain (C) Heart (D) Intestine

The correct answer is C Heart. The candidate will locate the place for response to Q.no.52 in the
OMR Answer sheet and darken the circle where the option C is printed as shown below:-

52. A B C D

Candidate should not use any other method for answering i.e. Half circle, dot. tick mark, cross etc. This
may not be read by the scanner.

CHANGING AN ANSWER IS NOT ALLOWED


The candidates must fully satisfy themselves about the accuracy of the answer before darkening
the appropriate circle, as no change in the Answer once marked is allowed. The answer once marked
is final, any change in the option once marked, done by any method, will amount to a
invalid/incorrect response.

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14. LIST OF EXAM CENTERS FOR MH-AAC-CET 2017

Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai


1 Dr. D. N. Road, Fort,Mumbai - 400001 250

Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai


2 Dr. D. N. Road, Fort.Mumbai - 400001 400

Rachana Sansad College of Applied Art & Craft, Mumbai


3 278, Shankar Ghanekar Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400025 250

Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Fine Art Pune


4 Pune Satara Road,Pune - 411044 250

Government college of Art and Design, Nagpur ( Formerly known as Government Chitrakala
Mahavidyalaya.Nagpur)
5 Opposite Diksha Bhoomi, Laxmi Nagar.Nagpur - 440022 300

Government College of Art and Design, Aurangabad ( Formerly known as Government school of Art
Aurangabad)
6 Quil E Ark , Jalgaon Road, Aurangabad - 431001 150

Chitrakala Mahavidhyalay Morshi Road, Amravati


7 Morshi Road,Amravati - 444604 100

Sophia Polytechnic Art & Design Department, Mumbai


8 Bhulabhai Desai Road Mumbai - 400026 200

B.S. Bandekar College of Fine Art (Applied Art)


9 Survey No.54/01, Near Forest Bhavan, Salayiwada, Tal. Sawantwadi. Sindhudurg - 416008 50

VIVA Institute of Applied Art.


10 Block A, Veer Sawarkar Marg, Shirgaon, Virar-East, Dist: Palghar 401 303 300

K. K.Wagh College of Fine Art ,Nashik


11 Survey No.240/1, Saraswati Nagar, Agra Road, Dindori Link Road,Panchwati, Nashik - 422003 100

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Applied Arts & Crafts, Pune


12 Sector No. 29, Nigadi Pradhikaran, Behind Akurdi Railway Station, Akurdi, Pune - 411044 150

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