MAH AAC CET - Syllabus

Maharashtra Applied Arts and Craft Common Entrance Test

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MAH AAC CET 2023 Syllabus: Topic and Paper Wise Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern

Updated On - April 11 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

MAH AAC CET 2023 Syllabus will be set by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. There will be four papers in the examination. Candidates who want admission in undergraduate Visual Art Courses (Fine Art And Applied Art) for the academic year 2023-23 can check the AAC CET syllabus from the given article. An applicant who wants good scores must have good knowledge of the syllabus, exam pattern. Read the given below article to check the syllabus, important books for MAH AAC CET 2023.

MAH AAC CET 2023 Syllabus

The exam will consist of four papers i.e. Paper I – Object Drawing Practical, Paper-II – Design Practical, Paper III – General Knowledge and Paper IV- Memory Drawing Practical. Given below the  complete MAH AAC CET 2021 Syllabus including subjects and topics: 

Syllabus For the Paper I -Object Drawing Practical

The questions will be based on the following topics:

  • The interest of the candidate in drawing
  • Proportions
  • Rendering in lead pencil
  • Overall observation.
Syllabus For the Paper-II- Design Practical

The questions will be based on the following topics:

  • Interest in the arrangement of various forms to create a good design in the given area
  • Rendering in colour
  • Finishing skill
Syllabus For the Paper III -General Knowledge

The questions will be based on the following topics:

  • Art
  • Craft
  • Design
  • Colour
  • Computer graphics/ computer basics
Syllabus For the Paper IV- Memory Drawing Practical

The questions will be based on the following topics:

  • Drawing and arranging the sequence with memory for the subject given
  • Rendering in colour
  • Placement of elements in memory drawing
  • Creating the environment

MAH AAC CET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates applying for MAH AAC CET 2023 can check the exam pattern of the exam for better preparation. The MAH-AAC-CET 2023 will consist of three practical papers each paper is of 50 marks and one objective type theory online paper which is of 40. Given below the subjects wise distribution of marks

Exam Pattern for MAH AAC CET 2023
No of Questions
Mark(s) per question
Total Marks

Paper I

Design Practical





Paper-IIObject Drawing Practical




Paper III

Memory Drawing Practical




Paper IV

General Knowledge (Online)




There will be no choice among the questions, all questions have to be answered.

Recommended books for MAH AAC CET 2023

Candidate can refer to the below-given books to prepare for MAH AAC CET entrance exam.

Arts and Crafts books Combo for UPSC Students with free Autofact Anti Slip Mat-------
Drawing Made Easy with Selections from Practical Drawing Darren R Rouser E G Lutz
Memory Drawing: Perceptual Training and RecallDarren R. Rouser 
Set for Applied Art CET Vasudeo Kamath, Pratap Mulick and  Tushar Moleshwari Rahul Deshpande (Author)

MAH CET 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidate can refer to the below given MAH AAC CET 2023 preparation tips to score well.

  • Make a study schedule that fits your way of studying and do not leave anything for the last minute. 
  • Write down how many exams you have, how many pages you have to learn, and the days you have left. Afterwards, organize your study habits accordingly.
  • Closer to the exam, transform your revision notes in a diagram. In that manner, the visual remembrance can aid your readiness considerably when taking the exam.s
  • Solving the previous year paper will help you see the format and formulation of the questions and it will be good for you to know what to expect but also as a worthy practice for measuring the time you need for the actual test.
  • Regular breaks must be taken for the brain to regain its focus. It is not the best tactic to study long hours because long-term retention of knowledge is almost impossible.

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Where is the link of online application form of mah aac cet. 2021?

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Can u help me please. I wanted to know which field should I choose after 10th if I wanted to give the mah acc cet after 12th?

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