Subjects for the Aptitude Test:
1) Drawing in Pencil
Drawing in Pencil A group of manmade and natural objects will be arranged in front of the candidates from which they will have to do a proportionate and accurate drawing in the given size. This drawing, then should be shaded in pencil to show a 3 dimensional effect (shade and light).
2) Drawing in Colour
A natural object/s (fruit, flowers, vegetables, etc.) will be arranged in front of the candidates from which they will have to prepare an accurate drawing and paint the same in colour. The final work should then be rendered (shaded/painted) in an appropriate colour scheme corresponding to the light and shade on the objects. The candidate can choose any medium, such as poster colour, water colour, pastel, etc.
3) Memory Drawing
A choice of subjects will be provided to the candidate which will comprise of topics related to our environment and the activities around us. The candidate will have to select any one subject and prepare a drawing of the same from memory. The candidate is allowed to draw and/or paint in a medium of his/her choice. (Pencil, poster colour, water colour, pastel, etc.) This test is to determine the candidate’s ability to observe and draw/paint from memory.
Duration: One and Half hour
4) General Knowledge of the Arts
The theory paper ‘General Knowledge of the Arts’ will comprise of objective and subjective questions pertaining to the various forms of arts, i.e. painting, sculpture, theatre, film, music, dance, architecture, literature, advertising, etc. Hence, the candidates will be required to update their knowledge on the above mentioned topics.
Duration: One hour