INDIA’S FIRST COMMON ENTRANCE TEST
FOR CREATIVE AND LIBERAL EDUCATION

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A: duration
PART A - HUMAN FACTOR SECTION NAME NUMBER OF
QUESTIONS
DURATION
SECTION 1 Application Rating 10 40 minutes
SECTION 2 Video SOP 1 10 minutes
SECTION 3 Thematic Apperception Test 5 30 minutes
SECTION 4 Social Skills Test 80 20 minutes
Total Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
PART B - KNOWLEDGE
VALIDATION
SECTION NAME NUMBER OF
QUESTIONS
DURATION
SECTION 1 Comprehensive Section 100 80 minutes
SECTION 2 Elective based Section 50 50 minutes
SECTION 3 Aptitude Section 50 50 minutes
Total Duration 3 hours

In case of choice of TWO electives:

Sectional Duration = 50 minutes (50 questions) + 50 minutes (50 questions)

In case of choice of THREE electives:

Sectional Duration = 50 minutes (50 questions) + 50 minutes (50 questions) + 50 minutes (50 questions)

B: REPORTING

Candidates will be permitted to occupy their allotted seats 40 minutes before the scheduled start of the examination. Candidates can login and start reading the instructions 20 minutes before the start of examination. Candidates will NOT be permitted to enter the examination hall after 08:30 AM in the morning session, after 12:30 PM in afternoon session and after 4:30 PM in the evening session. Candidates will NOT be permitted to leave the examination hall before the end of the examination.

C: PATTERN OF QUESTIONS

The D-ART exam consists of different types of questions across each section which are given below:

Part A

HUMAN FACTOR

SECTION 1:

Application Rating:

Open Ended Descriptive Questions

SECTION 2:

Video SOP:

Topics on life understanding

SECTION 3:

Thematic Apperception Test:

Series of 5 images will be displayed on the screen. Candidate is expected to write a creative story on each.

SECTION 4:

Social Skills Test:

Psychometric Questions

Part B

KNOWLEDGE VALIDATION

SECTION 1:

Comprehensive Section:

SECTION 1: Comprehensive Section: Multiple Choice Questions
True- False Questions
Assertion Reason Questions
Statement-Conclusion Questions
Application Based Questions

SECTION 2:

Elective based Section:

Open Ended Questions (In case of Design)
Drawing Questions
Picture based Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
True- False Questions
Assertion Reason Questions
Statement-Conclusion Questions

SECTION 3:

Aptitude Section (Logical Reasoning/ Verbal Ability/ General Awareness):

Multiple Choice Questions
True- False Questions
Assertion Reason Questions
Statement-Conclusion Questions
Reading Comprehension Questions
Paragraph based Questions
Puzzles
Riddles
Quizzes

D: MARKS

HUMAN FACTOR

SECTION NUMBERS NAME MARKS
SECTION 1 Application Rating 100
SECTION 2 Video SOP 100
SECTION 3 Thematic Apperception Test 100
SECTION 4 Social Skills Test -
TOTAL 300

KNOWLEDGE VALIDATION

SECTIOn NUMBERS NAME MARKS
SECTION 1 Comprehensive Section 200
SECTION 2 Elective based Section 100
SECTION 3 Aptitude Section 100
TOTAL 400

Each question in Knowledge Validation carry 2 marks. The candidate is awarded 2 marks for each correct answer and -0.50 for each incorrect answer.

In Human Factor, the scoring is done on the basis of the various parameters defined by D-ART. There is no right or wrong way. The idea is to get as honest answers and opinions as possible.

Total Marks = Human Factor Marks + Knowledge Validation Marks = 300 + 400 = 700

C: CODE OF CONDUCT
01

Candidates appearing for D-ART must bring admit card and the valid identity proof to the examination hall. Entry is not allowed even if one of them is not available.

02

Carrying mobile phones, calculators and electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the examination hall.

03

The sheets if required will be provided to the candidate in the examination hall. They should not carry any kind of paper other than admit card and identity proof. The candidates have to write their name and roll number on each sheet and submit to the invigilator before leaving the examination hall.

04

All means of communication inside the examination hall is strictly prohibited.

05

Candidate should not try to harm the computer or any hardware or facilities provided inside the examination hall. If someone is found doing so, his/her candidature will be cancelled and legal action will be taken against the same.

06

Candidate should carry any ball point pen for the paperwork. For candidates having design and architecture as elective, they must bring their own pencils, sketch pens, poster colors and other drawing materials for the examination. Drawing sheets will however be provided in the examination hall.

07

Candidates should be dressed in formals or smart casuals.

08

Candidates are advised to bring their own medicines or prescriptions in case of any health problem. Water bottles are allowed inside the examination hall.

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