Eligibility of a candidate for admission to the course for the degree of Bachelor of Fine Art (B.F.A.) in Applied Art. A candidate – i. Must have passed the Higher-Secondary School Certificate Examination (H.S.C.) with English being one of the subjects, held at the end of XIIth standard, conducted by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher-Secondary Education or an Examination of the another University or any other Board recognized as equivalent thereto with not less than 50% marks in the aggregate (45% marks in case of Backward class candidates from the Maharashtra State only). ii. Must have passed the Intermediate Drawing Grade Examination of Directorate of Art, Maharashtra State, except the candidates coming from the states other than Maharashtra and are eligible for Government of India reserved seats, so also candidates coming from other countries may be exempted from passing the Intermediate Drawing Grade Examination and should be allowed appear for entrance Test. iii. Should pass an Entrance-Aptitude Test prescribed by the University and conducted by the college/institution concerned. iv. The nature of the aptitude test will be as follows : Subject Duration Marks 1 Object Drawing 1Hour 10 2 Design 1 Hour & 30 minutes 15 3 Memory Drawing 1 Hour 15 15 v. A candidate who secures “A” grade in Intermediate Drawing Grade Examination obtains 10 marks. vi. A candidate who secures “B” grade in Intermediate Drawing Grade Examination obtains 05 marks. vii. A candidate who secures ”C” grade in Intermediate Drawing Grade Examination obtains no marks. 50% marks of the XIIth Standard examination secured by the candidate will be added in the above marks to finalise the admission in the First Year B.F.A. for the respective branches.