DART 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Cut Off

Exam Date

Aug 1, 2021

Result Date

Sep 1, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Arts, Design

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D-ART Exam 2021  Registration, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Pattern and Result

Contents

D-ART 2021 Introduction

  • About: Dalham - Assessment & Review Tool (D-ART) is India's first-ever national level common entrance exam for NON-STEM programmes like a creative and liberal education.

  • More than 30 colleges including Chitkara University, Lovely Professional University, Manav Rachna University, World University of Design, Sharda University will accept D-ART quotient at undergraduate level from 2021.

  • About DALHAM Foundation: The DALHAM Foundation is an independent not-for-profit social organisation dedicated to advance, promote and practice NON-STEM education in the country.

  • Level: D-ART exam is a national level entrance test which will be conducted from 2021 twice a year, in January and August.

  • Exam Date: Part A (Human Factor Exam) of D-ART 2021 exam is expected to be held in the month of July 2021 and the Part B (Knowledge Validation Exam) will be conducted in August 2021.

  • Exam Centre: Part A will have to be taken online and the candidates have to submit the test within 7 days. Whereas Part B will be conducted at various test centres in 30 major cities across India.

  • Courses: The D-ART 2021 exam quotient will be accepted by both government-run and privately managed institutions in India for the following UG courses:

    • Arts (B.A.),

    • Media (B.A. in Media),

    • Architecture (B.Arch.),

    • Liberal Arts (B.L.A. / A.L.B),

    • Design (B.Des.),

    • Humanities (B.A.).


D-ART 2021 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Dalham - Assessment & Review Tool

Acronym

D-ART

Conducting Body

DALHAM Foundation 

Level

National

Category

Undergraduate (UG)

Exam Date

Part A: July 2021 

Part B: August 2021

Mode

Both Online & Offline 

Medium

English

Duration

3 Hours + Part A

Total Marks

700

Official Website

Dalham Foundation

Helpdesk

+91-11-41023100

[email protected]


D-ART 2021 Exam Important Dates

The exam dates relevant to D-ART is tabulated below:

Important Events/ Schedules

 Exam Dates 

Application Form Start Date

March 2021

Application Form Last Date

May 2021

Admit Card Availability

August 2021

D-ART 2021 Exam Date

August 2021

Release of Answer Keys

August 2021

D-ART 2021 Results

September 2021

Sending Results to Institutes

September 2021

Sessions: The Part B (Knowledge Validation Exam) will be conducted in 3 slots:

  • Morning Session: 9 AM - 12 PM.

  • Afternoon Session: 1 PM - 4 PM.

  • Evening Session: 5 PM - 8 PM.


D-ART 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification: Students should have passed/studying in 10+2 or equivalent, from a recognized university/board are eligible to apply for D-ART 2021 exam.

  • Age Limit: The lower age limit to apply is 16 years and upper age limit is 26 years to write D-ART 2021. Also, students who have taken the +2 or 12th exam before 2016 and students expected to take 12th after 2021 cannot apply for the D-ART 2021 exam.

  • Number of Attempts: There is no limit to the number of attempts a candidate can take D-ART.

  • Nationality: Even though right now D-ART quotients are accepted only by colleges in India, students of all nationality can apply and write D-ART 2021 exam.

  • Validity: The D-ART quotient is valid for 2 years.

Education

Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent 

Age Limit

16 to 26 years

Nationality

No restrictions

No. of Attempts

Unlimited

Validity

2 years 

D-ART 2021 Application Form

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website of Dalham Foundation at dalhamfoundation.org/register.

  • Login: Candidates have to first register by entering their full name, email ID and a new password.

  • Academic and Personal Details: After logging in candidates have to provide their personal details like parents name, gender, address, contact number. And academic details like marks obtained in 10th and 12th or equivalent, qualifying board, year of passing etc.

  • Choose Test City and Elective: Out of 20 D-ART 2021 test centres, candidates have to choose 3 cities in the order of their preference. Candidates also have to choose any 3 electives out of Arts, Architecture, Design, Liberal Arts, Humanities and Media (DALHAM). 

  • Documents to Upload: Next step is to upload the scanned copies of the following documents:

    • Recent colour photo,

    • Signature,

    • Portfolio,

    • Marksheet of 10th,

    • Marksheet of 12th (if already have).

  • Examination Fee: Every candidate irrespective of their category, has to pay the D-ART 2021 test fee of INR 4999+GST. This fee also includes mock tests for candidates to practice.

  • Registration with late fee: The candidates can register till the specified date if they miss the last date of registration, by paying added late fee.

  • Payment Mode: Candidates can pay the Application Fee only online through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

  • Updation of Details: After the payment of the fee, the D-ART dashboard will be available for the candidates to edit and update their personal and academic details.


D-ART 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Stages/Parts: The D-ART 2021 exam has 2 parts. Part A also called as Human Factor, is completely online and candidates will be given 7 days to submit. This paper is prerequisite to appear for Part B.

  • Mode: Part B which is also known as Knowledge Factor, has to be taken from designated exam centres. It is online for Arts, Liberal Arts, Humanities and Media. And, it is offline for  Architecture and Design papers.

Part/Stages

Part A - Human Factor

Part B - Knowledge Validation

Marks

300

400

Durations

7 Days

180 Minutes or 3 Hours

Mode

Online

Online and

Offline only for Design and Architecture

Language

English 

Negative Marking

No

-0.5 marks

Type

Descriptive

Objective except Design and Architecture Elective

Sections

  • Application Rating,

  • Video SOP (10 min),

  • Thematic Apperception Test (Creative story for images),

  • Social Skills Test

  • Comprehension 

  • Elective (DALHAM) 

  • Aptitude 

D-ART Human Factor Exam

  • The instructions about this stage will be sent to the candidates through emails. According to these guidelines, within 7 days candidates have to submit the Human Factor paper. 

Section

Description 

Marks

Section 1: Application Rating

  • Educational Background

  • Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Positions of Responsibility

  • Projects & Certifications

  • Achievements

  • Social Activities/Community Service

  • Leadership Roles

100

Section 2: Video SOP

10 Minutes video on the given topic

100

Section 3: Thematic Apperception Test

Come up with a creative story with a title, an introduction, a body, a hero and an ending after viewing given 6-12 images.

100

Section 4: Social Skills Test

Assessing the typical behaviour of candidates when presented with different situations and preferred way of going about things through a set of questions.

NA

D-ART Knowledge Validation Exam

  • This will take place at the designated exam centres at the slots mentioned on the candidates' hall ticket. 

  • All 3 papers Comprehension, Elective and Aptitude will contain objective type i.e. multiple-choice questions (MCQs). However, the Elective paper of Architecture and Design will contain open-ended questions to test the drawing and visualisation skills of the candidates.

  • The topics of comprehension may include Accounting, Anthropology, Architecture, Economics, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Environmental Studies, Geography, Psychology, Sports, Leadership, Contemporary Studies, Journalism, History, Archaeology, Literature, Metaphors and Narratives, TV & Media, Gender, Cultural Studies, Mythology, Performing Arts, Social Enterprise, Design &   Sociology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Political Science, Visual Arts, Theatre and Films.

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Section 1: Comprehension

100

200

80 Minutes

Section 2: Elective (DALHAM)

50

100

50 Minutes

Section 3: Aptitude

50

100

50 Minutes

Total

200

400

3 Hours


D-ART 2021 Exam Centre

  • The D-ART 2021 will take place at 20 test centres across India, in August 2021. Below is the list of the exam centres:

D-ART 2021 EXAM CENTRES 

AHMEDABAD

LUCKNOW

BANGALORE

LUDHIANA

CHANDIGARH

MUMBAI

CHENNAI

NAGPUR

COCHIN

PANAJI

COIMBATORE

PATNA

DEHRADUN

PONDICHERRY

DELHI

PUNE

GUWAHATI

RAIPUR

HYDERABAD

RAJKOT

INDORE

SHILLONG

JAIPUR

SHIMLA

JAMMU

SRINAGAR

JODHPUR

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

KOLKATA

VISHAKHAPATNAM

Map Representation of D-ART 2021 Exam Centres


D-ART 2021 Admit Card

  • Availability: D-ART 2021 hall ticket for Knowledge Validation exam will be available on the official website at dalhamfoundation.org, 10 days before the exam in August 2021.

  • Id Proof: Candidate must carry government-issued photo ID proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.

  • Note: Candidates those who have chosen more than one elective, will have to appear for the additional electives, each elective adding 50 minutes to the exam time.


D-ART 2021 Results

  • Results: Results will be available on the candidates' dashboard 30 days after the exam at the official website. The DALHAM will send a copy of the result to the candidates' registered email ID too. 

  • D-ART Quotient: Normalised marks of both Part A and B marks will be used to calculate the final score called D-ART Quotient. It is calculated using the following formula:

DALHAM QUOTIENT = Marks Obtained after normalisation/Total Marks

  • Star Rating: Along with D-ART Quotient each candidate will be star rated according to the marks obtained and competencies measured.

  • Recommendation: After the declaration of the result, candidates will have to apply to the colleges listed on the dashboard. The scores will be automatically sent to the applied colleges. Students can choose up to 10 colleges/universities to send their scores. 
  • Note: The colleges will start accepting D-ART scores from 2021 enrollment.


Contact Details

  • Address: B1-B2, Mohan Cooperative Estate, Mathura Road, New Delhi, Pincode - 110044, India.

  • E-mail: [email protected]

  • Website: dalhamfoundation.org
  • Contact: +91-11-41023100.

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