Recruitment of various in Art and Design Common Entrance Test Conducted by Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University

Alzyo | Thursday 3 February 2022

ADCET – 2021
( Art and Design Common Entrance Test Conducted by Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University Kadapa on behalf of APSCHE for Admissions into
Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa (State-Level specialized University) (Established under Sub Section (2) of the Section (1) of the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine

Admissions into the first year of the following professional courses offered by Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa (State level specialized University) (Established under Sub Section (2) of the Section (1) of the Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (Amendment) Act, 2019 of
A.P Legislature Act No.15 of 2020) by conducting computer based Art and Design Common Entrance Test-2021 (ADCET-2021) of Andhra Pradesh through Dr YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa on behalf of APSCHE for the academic year 2021-2022:
a) Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Painting/Sculpture/Animation/Applied Arts/Photography/Art History b) Bachelor of Design (B.Design) in Interior Design.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 in any group (MPC/MEC/BiPC/MBiPC/CEC/HEC (or) Equivalent etc.) are eligible to  appear for  ADCET-2021. Eligible  candidates who  wish  to  apply for  ADCET-2021 shall submit  their application  through  online  mode  only.  The  detailed  information  regarding  eligibility,  age,  syllabi,  related instructions are available in the website: https://sche.ap.gov.in/ADCET (or) www.ysrafu.ac.in .

Prof.EC.Surendranatha Reddy

Convener, ADCET-2021,

Dr.YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa

Place: Kadapa, Date: 06-08-2021.


1.  Convener,  Art  and  Design  Common  Entrance  Test-2021  (ADCET-2021)  invites  applications  from eligible candidates for admission through Art and Design Common Entrance Test ADCET-2021 into Bachelor of Fine Arts (Applied Arts/ Painting/ Sculpture / Animation/ Photography/Art History) and Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) Courses for the academic year 2020-21.

2. The details of ADCET-2021 are as follows:

Syllabus for the test – General Knowledge, Art & Communication Skills, Technical details of Applied Art, Painting,  Sculpture,  Animation,  Photography,  Art  History,  Design  skills  –  100
MCQs - 100 Marks.
Candidates who want to apply for both Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Design (Interior Design)
have to pay prescribed fee (Opt for a specific BFA/B. Design course in the order of priority).
3. Candidates  who  have  passed  10+2  in  any  group  (MPC/MEC/BiPC/MBiPC/CEC/HEC  or  Equivalent
Course,etc.) are eligible to appear for ADCET-2021.
4. Candidates seeking admission into various courses of study should appear for ADCET-2021.
5. The minimum eligibility for admission into all courses is attaining qualifying marks (OC & BC - 25% , SC/ST - No minimum qualifying marks ) in ADCET- 2021 and allotment of seats will be based on the rank obtained in ADCET-2021.
A  candidate  must  satisfy  the  eligibility  criteria  as  given  above.  Candidates  allowed  to  take  the entrance  test  and  subsequently  getting  seats  by  furnishing  false  information  are  liable   for prosecution and cancellation of seats without notice. The decision of the admitting authority is final.
7. Candidates who have already completed one U.G/P.G. course (Professional or Non-Professional) will not be provided hostel accommodation and will not be considered for any type of scholarship whatsoever, as per G.O.s. in force. As per Govt of A.P. Social Welfare (Edn) Department Memo No.
10537 / SW. Edn. 2/2011 dated. 01.11.2011: The Maximum eligible age for obtaining scholarship in respect of SC, ST, BC is 34 years and in respect of EWS / Minorities / Disabled is 30 years for PG and above courses.
8. The University reserves the right to fill or not to fill the seats earmarked for a particular course on administrative reasons. All admissions are purely provisional and the concerned University reserves the right to cancel the admission at any stage. Further, it also reserves the right to run or not to run a particular course depending on the number of candidates joined in it.
10. All disputes pertaining to ADCET-2021 shall fall within the court’s jurisdiction of KADAPA only.
1. The Candidates are advised to refer to the Eligibility, Intake, Tuition Fee, Pattern of Examination, Time Table and Rules of Reservation for admission before filling the application form.
2. The  candidates  who  wish  to  apply  for  the  ART  AND  DESIGN  COMMON  ENTRANCE  TEST  –
2021(ADCET-2021) are requested to fill the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM by collecting the required information from the relevant certificates.
3. The following information must be kept ready for filling the online application form.
i.  Hall ticket number of the qualifying examination (from the intermediate/10+2 Certificate (or) Equivalent certificate from the Concern Boards & Govt Agencies).
ii.  Percentage of marks in qualifying examination (from marks memo of intermediate /10+2
Certificate (or) Equivalent Certificates)
iii  Hall ticket Number and Percentage of 10th Class (from 10th class Memo Certificate)
iv.  Name & Date of Birth (from 10th Class Memo)
v. Caste in case of SC/ST/BC (from Caste Certificate issued by MRO)
vi. PH, NCC, Sports, CAP etc.(from certificate issued by competent authority)
vii.Income of parents (from latest ‘Income Certificate’ issued by MRO).
viii.  Study / bonafide certificate from 6th class to Intermediate or residence certificate or relevant certificate for proof of local status (from study / bonafide certificates issued by School / College).
ix. Aadhar Card Details (from Aadhar card).
x.    Recent passport size digital colour photograph (file size less than 100KB in JPEG file format) and signature of the candidate (file size less than 50KB in JPEG format) should be uploaded in the space provided.

xi.     Candidate shall furnish a valid mobile number and Email ID.
4. All the entries should be correct and the candidate will be held personally responsible for any incorrect entry that he/she makes.
5. Any false or incorrect statement in the application detected at any stage will render the admission of the candidate null and void.
6. The candidates are therefore required to check the filled in particulars before pressing the SUBMIT
button. No changes will be allowed after the submission button pressed.
7. The Registration fee for OC - 1000/- (for BC -750/-and for SC / ST Rs. 500/-) has to be paid online only using Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking/Unified Payment Interfaces. The last date for the online application & fee payment is 06-09-2021 (without late fee) with   First late fee of Rs1500 (For all Categories)   up to 16-09-2021 and with Second late fee of Rs 2000(For all Categories) upto 18-09-2021.
8. Candidates should then take the printout of the submitted application form and receipt for future reference.
9. Registration fee once paid will not be refunded, even if the application is rejected either before or after the Entrance Test/ Admission.
10. The Candidate should download the Hall Ticket from the website www. ysrafu.ac.in
1. Art & Design Common Entrance Test -2021 (ADCET-2021) will be conducted at the following Test
Centres & Codes:
Ananthapuramu (01), Kadapa (02), Kurnool (03), Tirupati (04), Nellore (05), Rajamahendravaram  (06), Guntur (07), Vijayawada (08), Ongole  (09), Sri Kakulam  (10), Visakhapatnam (11), Vizianagaram (12), Eluru (13), Hyderabad (14).
2. Candidate should mention the Centre code and name of his / her choice of Test Centre in Online Application Form. Candidates applying for more than one test are advised to opt for the same Centre. Requests for change of Test Centre and Subject opted by the candidate in the Application Form will not be considered under any circumstances.
3. Convener, ADCET-2021 reserves the right to: (i) allot a Centre other than the candidate’s choice, (ii) conduct or not to conduct any test and (iii) cancel a Test/Test - Centre based on the number of candidates opted for the Test / Test Centre.
1. The Syllabi for the entrance test can be had from the University website www.ysrafu.ac.in
2. Candidates shall come to the Examination hall at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the
3. Candidates   will   not   be   allowed   into   the   examination   hall   without   Hall-ticket   or   after   the commencement of the Test i.e., 10:00 am. They will not be allowed to leave the examination hall before the stipulated time.
4. Calculators, pagers, cell phones, books, papers, logarithm tables, slide-rule or any other calculating aids are NOT ALLOWED into the Examination hall.
5. Candidates should write his name and hall ticket number only on the specified area in the OMR Answer  sheet.  If  any  candidate  writes  any  other  details than  answers,  he  will  be  disqualified  in ADCET-2021.
6. The Chief Superintendent of the test centre can take disciplinary action on candidates involved in indiscipline, malpractice, impersonation, etc., answer sheets of such candidates will not be valued.
1. All candidates appeared for the Entrance Test will be awarded ADCET-2021 test-wise Ranks as per marks secured in the test appeared.
2. In case of a tiebetween candidates securing the same mark in a test, the order of merit will be decided on the basis of date of birth of the candidate with priority to older candidate.
3. Candidate has to download Rank Card from the website only.
4. There is no provision for revaluation or personal verification of the answer sheet.
1. Admission shall be based on the ADCET-2021 Rank, subject to the fulfilment of eligibility criteria.
2. The admission schedule will be made available in the website.
3. The University shall not be responsible for either non-receipt or delayed receipt of communications in this regard.
4. (a) The University  reserves the  right to deny entry into ADCET-2021 If  the University finds  the antecedents of the candidates are bad subsequent to the appearance of ADCET-2021, his/her rank can be cancelled and the candidate can be denied admission into any course under ADCET-2021 or admission can be cancelled even if admission is given.
*  The admission process will be purely based on the ‘Reservation Policy” of Andhra Pradesh
Government in-force.
*  All the admissions are purely provisional and the University reserves the right to cancel the admission at any stage.
a) The conversion of reserved seats into other category will not be made in the first phase of counselling. b) The student has to select the course of study through web options.
c) Candidates who did not claim their reservation / special category at the time of submission of their applications will also  be  allowed under  that particular category subject to production of original certificates at the time of certificate verification.
d) Cancellation of seats: Cancellation of seats will be made with 90% refund of total fee prescribed before completion of first phase of counselling and 80% refund of the total fee prescribed before completion of second phase counselling and with no fee refund after second phase of counselling.
e) Candidates should produce original certificates for verification after the provisional allotment, at the offices of the principal concerned (All the certificates will be returned except TC).
‘Rules of Reservation’ for admission into Under-Graduate Courses
1. The allocation of reservation seats percentage detailed below is as per G.O.M.S.No.184, Education (EC-2) 8 Department, dt. 20-8-1993, and G.O.M.S.No.116 SW (CV-1) dt. 10-12-1999 as amended up- to-date.
2. Among the seats sanctioned in each course, 85% of the seats are given to reserved categories of local (L) candidates who belongs all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh while 15% of the seats are given to local and non-local candidates (L/NL) on merit.
3. The 85% reserved seats are filled by local candidates belonging to total 13 Districts of Andhra Pradesh.
i)    Schedule Caste (SC)                                    :    15%
ii)    Schedule Tribe (ST)                                     :    6%
iii)    Back ward Communities (BC)                   :    29% (A-7%, B-10%, C- 1%, B D- 7%, E -4%)
4. Other Category Reservations:
i. Differently abled                                             :             3% ii) CAP (Children of Armed Persons)                :             2% iii) NCC/ECA                                                         :             1.5%
iv. Sports                                                               :             0.5 %
v) Woman                                                            :             33.3% (overall in each category)
vi) EWS (Economically Weaker Section
in OC Category)                                             :             10% over and above sanctioned intake
At any cost the total number of candidates admitted under non-local category  should not exceed
15% putting together in all categories of OC, SC, ST, BC, ECA, CAP and PH. However, filling up of 15% of seats with Non-local candidates is not a must in case of non-availability of such candidates. The University scrupulously follows the reservations in accordance with GOI Policy and the guidelines of the UGC from time to time.
5. If qualified candidates belonging to Backward Class of a particular group are not available, the leftover seats can be adjusted for the candidates of next group. If qualified candidates belonging to Backward Classes are not available to fill up the 29% seats reserved for them, the left-over seats shall  be treated as unreserved and shall be filled up with candidates of General Pool. No candidates seeking reservation for admission under above categories be allowed to participate, in the Counselling for admission unless he/she produces the Integrated Community Certificated prescribed by the Govt. and issued by the Revenue Authorities in the Government (vide G.O. MS. No:58, Social Welfare (J), Dept., Dated: 12-5-1997).
6. A maximum of 10% of the total seats over and above sanctioned intake in each course (Regular/Self
Finance) is available under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category (as per G. O. Ms No: 39, Dt:
30-07-2019) for the candidates who are not covered under existing scheme of reservations.
7. For admission into Extracurricular Activities (ECA) seats, participation during the period of study of the qualifying examination is alone considered. The priorities in respect of the special categories mentioned above shall be in accordance with Government Orders issued from time to time.
8.  Expert  committees  nominated  by  the  University  will  certify  the  suitability  and  priority  of  the candidates under special categories (ECA/PH/CAP) by following the up-to-date guidelines.
9. Reservation for women: One third of the seats are reserved for women candidates in each category (i.e., OC, SC, ST, BC, ECA, PH and L/NL). This rule is not applied if women candidates selected on merit in a category from one third or more of the seats therein. If there are no suitable women candidates in a category, the seats will be directed to the men candidates of the same category. Absence of adequate number of women candidates in a category cannot be compensated by giving more seats for women in another category.

Prof. EC.Surendranatha Reddy,
Convener, ADCET-2021,
Dr YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa

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