ADCET 2020-2021 – Selection List (Out), Counselling (Start from 16 Feb), Art and Design Common Entrance Test Cancelled

ADCET 2020-2021 – Selection list has been released by APSCHE. Candidates can check the Selection in PDF Form. Counselling process will begin on February 16, 2021, at Administrative Building, Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, MSR hill Valley, Kadapa. Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) along with Yogi Vemana University is cancelled to conducting ADCET 2020-2021. The ADCET 2020 Exam which was scheduled held on February 12, 2021, is cancelled now. Admissions will be done through the counselling process, aspirants can take admission in Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelors of design Courses. Get complete details on ADCET 2020-2021, eligibility, important dates, exam pattern and much more in this article.

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ADCET 2020-2021 Selection list for various courses is released now. Check Here.

ADCET 2020-2021 Counselling Schedule has been released. Check more details here

ADCET 2020-2021 has been cancelled now admission through the counselling. Click here to check the details

ADCET 2020-2021

Candidates who wish to take admission in the courses must appear for ADCET-2020 first. Thereafter, they can take admission in BFA and B.Des courses offered in Dr YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University. Check all the important dates regarding ADCET 2020-2021 from the table below.

EventsImportant Dates
Start of online applications16 Jan 2021
Last date to apply30 Jan 2021
Last date to submit applications with late fee02 Feb 2021
Correction in the online application form03 Feb 2021 to 05 Feb 2021
Download ADCET Admit Card06 Feb 2021
ADCET 2020 Exam Date10 Feb 2021 Cancelled
Result Declaration12 Feb 2021
ADCET Counselling Schedule
BFA in Applied Art (10:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
BFA in Painting (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
BFA in Sculpture & (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM)
B. Design (Interior Design) (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM)
16 Feb 2021
BFA in Animation (10:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
BFA in Photography (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
17 Feb 2021

ADCET 2020-2021 Counselling

Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa on behalf of APSCHE has conducted the counselling for admission into Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, Kadapa. This year the entrance exam is cancelled and admission will be held through the counselling process. Counselling process will start on February 16, 2021, at Administrative Building, Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University, MSR hill Valley, Kadapa. Candidates must bring the original certificates should produce at the time of Counselling.

Documents Required for ADCET 2020-2021 Counselling

  • Transfer Certificate from the college last studied (TC).
  • Marks memo of Qualifying Examination (Intermediate/ 10+2/ Diploma etc.).
  • Date of Birth Certificate (SSC/ 10th Classmarks memo).
  • Caste in case of SC/ST/BC (from Caste Certificate issued by MRO).
  • PH, NCC, Sports, CAP etc. (from the certificate issued by competent authority)
  • EWS Certificate.
  • The income of parents (from the latest ‘Income Certificate’ issued by MRO).
  • 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).
  • Recent passport size colour photograph – 2
  • Printout of the online filled Application.

Two sets of photocopies of all the above certificates.

ADCET 2020-2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for the courses must meet the eligibility criteria first. Read about the ADCET eligibility criteria below.

  • Aspirants who have passed 10+2 in MPC/MEC/BiPC/MBiPC/CEC/HEC etc. are eligible for ADCET-2020.

ADCET Application Form 2020-2021

The application procedure for ADCET is conducted online at Applicants first have to register themselves online and then proceed to submit the online application form. Refer to the brief ADCET application form below.

  • The first step is to go to the official website,
  • Then, click on “ADCET-2020” link.
  • To start the ADCET application procedure, click on the “fee payment” link.
  • Enter all the details and pay the requisite application fee.
  • After checking the application status candidates can proceed to submit the ADCET application form.
  • The last step is to take a print out of the submitted application form.

Application Fee

Without late feeRs. 1000/- (Rs 500/- for SC/ ST candidates)
With late feeRs. 2000/- (Rs. 1000/- for SC/ ST candidates)

Mode of payment

Candidates can pay the application fee for ADCET through credit card/ debit card/ net banking.

ADCET 2020-2021 Exam Timings

The entrance exam for ADCET entrance test takes place for a duration of 02 hours. Aspirants appearing for the test can check the reporting time for the exam through admit card only. Check the ADCET 2020-2021 Exam Timings below.

Exam nameExam timings
ADCET10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

ADCET 2020-2021 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern for the ADCET-2020 entrance examination below. Aspirants who are preparing for the entrance test must refer to the scheme of exam while they prepare. It will help them to understand the fundamentals based on which questions are asked.

  • Mode of exam: Online exam
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Maximum marks: 100 marks
  • Number of questions: 100 questions
  • Duration of exam: 120 minutes

ADCET Syllabus 2020-2021

The detailed exam pattern and syllabus for is also available in the ADCET model papers. Moreover, The syllabus for the Art and Design Common Entrance Test mainly consist of 05 topics which are as follows:

  • General Knowledge & Art and Communication skills
  • General knowledge of the history of art – General knowledge about art, architecture, Indian culture and heritage
  • Topics on Film literature, music, theatre
  • English basic communication
  • Technical details of Applied Art
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Animation
  • Photography
  • Design Skills

ADCET 2020-2021 Test Centre

While applying, aspirants have to enter their preference of the test centre. However, the conducting body reserves the right to allocate test centres other than the preference to aspirants. Aspirants can check the ADCET 2020-2021 Test Centres below.

  • 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)

ADCET Admit Card 2020-2021 – Exam Cancelled

The call letter for ADCET entrance exam releases a few days before the commencement of the exam. Candidates can download ADCET 2020-2021 Admit Card from the official website They require their login credentials such as the login id and password. Aspirants can check all the crucial details about the exam, exam timings, reporting timings and important instructions through the call letter only. Moreover, it is compulsory for a candidate to carry the print out of the call letter to the test centre. Aspirants are not allowed to bring any electronic gadget, communication device, study material inside the exam centre.

ADCET 2020 Admission Process

As per the latest update, the exam is cancelled and the admission process will be done through the counselling process. It mainly includes the online examination followed by the allotment of seats. Earlier this admission process was in which aspirants have to first take the online ADCET 2020 exam. But this year exam has been cancelled. All the further details regarding the seat allotment are available on the official website.

ADCET 2020-2021 Result

The result for ADCET entrance test releases online at the official website APSCHE declares the result in the rank list format. Candidates can check the rank and test marks through this rank list. Also, there is no provision of revaluation or personal verification of the answer sheets. In case, there is any tie while preparing the rank list, the same is resolved on the basis of date of birth (the older candidate is given preference). After the declaration of the final result, candidates next have to participate in the seat allotment procedure.

Details About Undergraduate Courses

On qualifying the ADCET, aspirants can take admission in undergraduate courses. In this section, we are going to discuss the intake, duration of courses and tuition fee of courses offered.

CourseIntakeDurationTuition Fee
(per annum)
Bachelor of Fine Art40×4 =1604 yearRs. 35,000/-
Animation604 yearRs. 35,000/-
Bachelor of Design604 yearRs. 35,000/-


APSCHE or Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education is a state-level conducting body. The main purpose of this council is to conduct the Common Entrance Test. APSCHE conducts ICET, EdCET, LAWCET, PGLCET, PGECET, EAMCET, etc exams. It is also entrusted with the responsibility to conduct ADCET exam. These entrance exams are conducted with various Andhra Pradesh universities. On qualifying these exams, candidates can take admission in various undergraduate, postgraduate courses.


Q1. What is the admission process under ADCET?

Ans 1. Candidates have to take part in the ADCET entrance test followed by the seat allotment. But this year exam is cancelled now and admission is done through the counselling.

Q2. Why is ADCET Exam conducted?

Ans 2. The entrance exam for ADCET is conducted to provide admission to the B.Des and BFA courses in Dr YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University.

Q3. What is the minimum qualifying mark to clear ADCET?

Ans 3. Aspirants need to secure minimum 35% marks in the entrance exam.

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