About Maharashtra Applied Arts and Crafts Common Entrance Test

This Entrance Exam Maharashtra Applied Arts and Crafts Common Entrance Test (MH-AAC-CET) is applicable for admission to the first year of the 4 year full time degree course in Bachelor of Fine Art in Govt. Institutes/Colleges and AICTE Approved Un-Aided Colleges in the Maharashtra State. The test will have three practical papers each of 50 marks and 1 theory paper (Objective Type) of 40 marks. Assignment of merit number will be out of 200 marks, out of which 150 marks for practical examination, 40 marks for general knowledge (Objective type) examination. And 10 marks are as credit marks to the candidates who have passed Intermediate drawing grade examination.

Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Conducting Authority
Directorate of Art - Maharashtra State

Test Format

360 Min

Duration of Test


Frequency per year

0 - 190

Score Range

1 Year

Test Score Validity


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 MAH-AAC-CET . There is no age limit for admission and appearing to MAH-AAC-CET 


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Departments for which this exam is relevant
Art & Design

Application Process

  • Aspiring candidates can download CET Information brochure from web site www.doa.org.infor details.
  • It is mandatory for all aspiring candidates to Register & Confirm the  Online Application Form through candidate login by himself/ herself on the web site.
  • 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).
  • Application  sent  by  Post/  Courier  etc.  will  be  rejected  and no  communication  in  this  regard will be made.
  • MAH-AAC-CET shall be conducted only in offline mode by Competent Authority.
  • The    schedule    displayed    above    is    provisional    and    may    change    under    unavoidable circumstances. The revised schedule, if any, will be notified on web site


Required Time: 3 months / 4 months

Preparation Tips

Maharashtra Applied Arts and Crafts Common Entrance Test is competitive. Securing a good score in the examination is very important in order to secure admission.To secure a good rank in the entrance test it is very important to prepare accordingly. It is recommended that students obtain complete clarity on the examination pattern and then make a clear preparation plan.