MAH AAC CET 2024 Application form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus

MAH AAC CET stands for Maharashtra Applied Arts and Crafts Common Entrance Test that provides admission into various visual arts undergraduate courses. It is conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra. Any candidate who wants to take admission into any visual art college in the state of Maharashtra must apply for the MAH AAC CET entrance examination. The candidate who successfully passes the examination will become eligible to take admission into the colleges. In this article, we will discuss MAH AAC CET 2024 Application form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, etc.

MAH AAC CET 2024 Important Exam Dates

EventDates (Tentative)
Online registration starts from2nd week of February 2024
The application form ends on4th week of March 2024
Selection of CET Centre for Practical Exam after payment of Fees1st week of February 2024
Issue of Hall Ticket3rd week of April 2024
Date of Practical Exam (Object, Design, Memory)2nd week of May 2024
Date of General Knowledge Exam Paper (Online)2nd week of May 2024
Evaluation of Practical and General Knowledge Exam Paper3rd week of May 2024
Declaration of Result1st week of June 2024
Declaration of Result2nd week of June 2024

MAH AAC CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for MAH AAC CET-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India and a domicile of Maharashtra
  • The candidate must have cleared class 12th from a recognized board
  • The candidates who are appearing for the qualification exam can also participate in the examination.

MAH AAC CET 2024 Application Form

The following are the step by step methods of applying for the MAH AAC CET examination-

  • Visit the official website of Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test cell by following this link-
  • Now, navigate to the admission tab where you get MAH AAC CET and click on the link
  • You’ll be redirected to the application section of the website where you’ll find the registration option
  • Just register yourself using your email ID and password followed by again logging into your account
  • Once logged in, you’ll see a tab with application form filling, click there and a new application form for MAH AAC CET can be seen
  • Fill the application form with the right details and click on the Next button
  • Now, upload all the documents that are mentioned below in a pdf format and then click next
  • You’ll be redirected to the payment page where you have to pay the application fee and submit the application form
  • After the payment is done, your application form is submitted and you can download the application form and payment receipt for future use.

Documents required for MHA AAC CET 2024 Application Form

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the Maharashtra University AAC application form-

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  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

MAH AAC CET 2024 Application Fee

The following are the application fee for MAH AAC CET-

CategoryApplication Fee
For general category candidates of Maharashtra stateRs.1700/-
Candidates of backward class categoriesRs.1200/-

MAH AAC CET 2024 Exam Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for MAH AAC CET 2024-

PaperSubjecttime givenNo. of QuestionMarks per QuestionTotal Marks
IObject Drawing Practical60 Minutes15050
IIDesign Practical30 Minutes15050
IIIMemory Drawing Practical30 Minutes10550
IVGeneral Knowledge (Online)60 Minutes40140

MAH AAC CET 2024 Syllabus

The following are the syllabus of MAH AAC CET 2024-

Object Drawing Practical

  • The interest of the candidate in drawing
  • Proportions
  • Rendering in lead pencil
  • Overall observation

Design Practical

  • Interest in the arrangement of various forms to create a good design in the given area
  • Rendering in color
  • Finishing skill

Memory Drawing Practical

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

General Knowledge  

  • Local, National, International Events
  • Past Events
  • Current Affairs
  • Science and Technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Political Science
  • Literature in General.

Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document that the candidate has to carry with himself/herself to the examination center. The candidates are required to follow the guidelines mentioned on the admit card otherwise, your examination can be canceled. The admit card for MAH AAC CET 2024 is not yet released. We will update soon when the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test cell releases the admit card.

MAH AAC CET 2024 Exam Result

The result of MAH AAC CET 2024 is not yet released. We will keep you updated when the result of the examination is released.

Reservation for Category Candidates

The following are the reservation for different category students-

CategoryPercentage of Reservation
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (SC)13%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)12%
Vimukta Jati (VJ)/De Notified Tribes (DT) (NT-A)3%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7%
Nomadic Tribes 1 (NT-B)2.5%
Nomadic Tribes 2 (NT-C)3.5%
Nomadic Tribes 3 (NT-D)2%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)19%


Counseling is a session where all the candidates who have successfully cleared the entrance examination will be provided college admission. Each college in the state of Maharashtra releases counseling session details with the venue. The candidates are required to visit the venue with all the documents mentioned below and block his/her admission seat.

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counseling session-

  • Counseling Call Letter
  • MAH AAC CET Entrance examination scorecard
  • Original mark sheet & certificate of class 10th / 12th
  • Aadhaar Card copy and original
  • School leaving / Transfer Certificate from Institution in which you had studied last.
  • Caste Certificate (in case of candidates of reserved category)
  • Domicile certificate and Migration Certificate
  • Character Certificate from a responsible person / Headmaster of School.
  • Three new passport size photographs and three stamp size snaps with your names written on the backside.


What is MAH AAC CET?

MAH AAC CET is known as the Maharashtra Applied Arts and Crafts Common Entrance Test. It’s an exam that is conducted for candidates who want to be admitted to the field of arts and crafts.

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