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The Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET) 2024 application process is expected to start soon. The notification is expected to be released in December 2023. Candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria of FTII JET will have to register online on the Joint Admission Test (JET) admission portal. The FTII JET application process will last for about two months. Those candidates who submit the application form successfully will be issued the FTII JET admit card by the end of February 2024. The FTII JET exam will be conducted in offline mode. The FTII JET exam consists of two papers- Paper I and Paper II. Paper II will be evaluated for only those candidates who will qualify for the FTII JET 2024 Paper I. The FTII JET 2024 results of papers I and II will be declared tentatively in the first week of April 2024.
Candidates qualifying for the written test will be called for an interview/audition round and orientation. The schedule will be released tentatively in May 2024. The FTII JET 2024 result final will be declared in June 2024 and selected candidates will be called for FTII JET counselling through the Joint Seat Allocation (JSA) system in July 2024. Candidates will be given a chance to register themselves for counseling as per their preference in the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata.
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What is FTII JET?
The FTII JET is a national-level entrance exam conducted annually for candidates who want to be admitted to postgraduate and post-graduate diploma courses. A Joint Entrance Test (JET) is conducted by the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata to shortlist candidates for admission offered by the two institutes. There are two wings under FTII viz.
- Film Wing: It offers courses such as direction & screenplay, writing, editing, acting, cinematography, feature film screenplay writing, sound designing and recording and art direction & production design
- Television wing: It offers courses such as directions, electronic cinematography, sound recording & television engineering, and video editing.
FTII JET Exam Highlights
Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET)
Film and Television Institute of India
March, 2024 (Tentative)
Admission to various PG Diploma and PG certificate courses in Television and Filming
Objective and Subjective (both)
Any one course i.e. under group A/B/C: INR 2,000/- (General candidates) and INR 600/- (SC / ST/ PWD/ Female)
For two courses (one subject from each group) A & B or B & C or C & A: INR 3,000/- (2,000 + 1,000) (General candidates) and INR 900/- (600 + 300) (SC / ST/ PWD/ Female)
Three courses (one subject from each group) A, B & C: INR 4,000/- (2,000/- + 1,000/- + 1,000/-) (General candidates) and INR 1,200/- (600 + 300 + 300) (SC / ST/ PWD/ Female)
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata
No. of test cities
28 cities across the country
Exam helpdesk number
(020) 25580022 / 24
FTII JET 2023-24 Exam Dates & Schedule
Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of FTII JET 2023 exam
|Dates||Upcoming Exam Dates|
Nov '23 - Jan '24
Online Registration for FTII JET 2023-24TENTATIVE
FTII JET Admit Card 2023-24TENTATIVE
FTII JET Exam 2023-24TENTATIVE
FTII JET Result 2023-24 (Paper I)TENTATIVE
FTII JET Result 2023-24 (Paper I and Paper II)TENTATIVE
Apr '24 - Jun '24
FTII JET 2023-24 Audition, Orientation & Interview for Group C coursesTENTATIVE
Apr '24 - Jun '24
FTII JET 2023-24 Audition, Orientation & Interview for Group B coursesTENTATIVE
FTII JET 2024 Application Process
Candidates interested in taking admission in either of two institutes (FTII or SRFTI), will have to fill out the FTII JET 2024 application form. The candidates applying for the examination will have to ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions as per the instructions and advertisement declared by the institute. Candidates will have to follow the below-mentioned steps to successfully register themselves for FTII JET.
Step 1: Register for JET
Candidates will have to fill the JET 2024 application form which will be available on the official website of the entrance exam. Aspirants will have to create a login ID and provide their details. Once the details are filled in, candidates will have to confirm their registration.
Step 2: Completion of application form
Candidates will have to login with their application number and date of birth to complete the second step of their registration. In this step, candidates will have to fill in their personal information like address, id proof number, educational details etc.
Step 3: Select the test centre
FTII JET will be conducted in 28 cities across the country. At the time of registration, the candidates will have to select two test cities as per their preference from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the two preferred cities. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city.
Step 4: Upload the documents
Candidates will have to upload their photograph, signature, educational documents and reservation certificates (if any).
Step 5: Pay the application fee
After successfully submitting the form, candidates will have to proceed to payment option and pay the application fee. Candidates could pay the fee online through Credit Card/ Debit Card etc. Candidates had to pay the below mentioned application fee:
|Courses||Fee (General Candidates)||Fee (SC/ST/PWD Candidates)||Female applicants across all categories|
|Any one course i.e. under group A/B/C||INR 2,000/-||INR 600/-||INR 600/-|
|For two courses (one subject from each group) A & B or B & C or C & A||INR 3,000/- (2,000 + 1,000)||INR 900/- (600 + 300)||INR 900/- (600 + 300)|
|Three courses (one subject from each group) A, B & C||INR 4000/- (2000 + 1000 + 1000)||INR 1200/- (600 + 300 + 300)||INR 1200/- (600 + 300 + 300)|
Note: Please note that for the courses which are offered by both institutes, a candidate will have to pay registration fee only once, and he/she will be considered for admission to both institutes. Fee paid will be non–refundable, non–transferable and non–adjustable under any circumstances. Bank charges for online transaction will have to be borne by the applicant.
Step 6: Get the FTII JET admit card
Candidates will have to download their admit card from the official website of the entrance exam. The hall tickets will be released online only and it will be a mandatory document that one must produce at the time of examination. Failing to do so might result in the cancellation of candidature. Admit cards will not be sent by post or by email.
FTII JET Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who wish to take admission in FTII or SRFTI must be eligible to sit for the FTII JET 2024 entrance exam. Aspirants must be above 21 years of age and the minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for application for all courses except 3 Year PG Diploma in Art Direction & Production Design and 3 Year UG Certificate course in Animation & Visual Effects Design is Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in any discipline.
For 3 Year PG Diploma in Art Direction & Production Design and 3 Year UG Certificate course in Animation & Visual Effects Design the eligibility is as under:
|Name of the Course||Minimum Educational Qualification|
|3 Year PG Diploma in Art Direction & Production Design||Bachelor’s degree in applied arts, architecture, painting, sculpture, interior design or related fields in fine arts or equivalent.|
|3 Year UG Certificate course in Animation & Visual Effects Design||H.S.C or Diploma of minimum 2 year after S.S.C from Government recognised Board or equivalent|
Note: Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree and awaiting results, can also apply for all PG Diploma and PG Certificate courses. Similarly, candidates appearing H.S.C (12th standard) or final year of Government recognised diploma (Minimum of 2-year) after S.S.C and awaiting results, can also apply for UG Certificate course.
However, it may be noted that such candidates, if selected, are allowed to join the course, only if they submit a mark sheet, passing certificate, on or before 31st May 2024, from the Controller of Examinations /Principal /Registrar or any other equivalent competent authority of the University /Institution /College, stating that the candidate has appeared for his/ her graduation examination / H. S. C. Board examination /final year of minimum 2-year Government recognised diploma after S.S.C and he/she is a graduate/ Passed.
In each course, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST), 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (OBC-NCL), and 10% for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) as Gen-EWS. Further, 5% of total seats are reserved on horizontal basis for Persons with benchmark Disabilities.
FTII JET 2023-24 Admission Process
After receiving the admit cards, candidates will be able to sit for Written Test [(Paper-I & Paper- II). The exam duration will be of three hours and will be offline (pen and paper test). The exam will be divided into two parts – MCQ (multiple-choice questions) and Descriptive. The exam will be of 100 marks. On the basis of the performance in Paper-I, Paper-II of only selected nos. of top scoring candidates (based on the respective category) will be evaluated, as per the ratio mentioned in evaluation process. Roll numbers of the candidates shortlisted for evaluation of Paper-II, will be published on the website of JET 2024.
Step 2: Appear for Audition (for screen Acting) Orientation and Interview
On the basis of the performance in Paper-I + Paper- II, Candidates will be further shortlisted for Audition (only for Screen Acting), Orientation and Interview for all other courses except Screen Acting.
Step 3: JET entrance exam result
(For all other courses except Screen Acting) On the basis of the performance in Written Test (Paper-I & Paper-II) + Orientation + Interview, final joint merit list of FTII & SRFTI will be published. (For Screen Acting) On the basis of the performance in Written Test (Paper-I & Paper-II) + Audition, Result-1 will be prepared. Further, on the basis of orientation and Interview, Result -2 will be prepared. Final selection will be on the basis of Result-1 and Result-2, each containing 50% weightage.
After publishing joint merit lists, preferences will be obtained from the shortlisted candidates. Based on the preference(s) and merit, candidates will be selected to a particular course in FTII & SRFTI. This counselling may be carried-out offline in Pune/Mumbai/ Kolkata OR online OR through system software etc.
Step 4: Undergo the medical test
Candidates who are selected for the courses will be required to undergo Medical Test as per the selection criteria of both institutes. Procedure of the Medical Test shall be communicated to the selected candidates by the respective institutes. Candidature of a selected candidate can be cancelled on the basis of the outcome of Medical Test. Decision of respective institutes in this regard would be final & binding on all concerned.
Test Centres: Every year, FTII JET exam is conducted in about 28 cities across the country. Check the detailed list of FTII JET 2024 test centres.
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FTII JET 2024 Syllabus
FTII JET syllabus includes topics like Art & craft of Film & TV, Allied Arts, Literature, General Awareness, Environmental Awareness, General Knowledge related to Art and culture and Media, etc for Part A of Paper I and in Part B of Paper I specific questions are asked. Paper II is subjective and it includes long descriptive questions, questions (including sketches photographs, etc.), and short note questions based on the subject. Candidates are advised to start their preparation in advance. Get detailed information about FTII JET 2024 syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly.
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FTII JET 2024 Pattern
The FTII JET exam is conducted annually in offline (pen-paper) mode. The paper will have two parts: Paper I and Paper II. While Paper I is objective type, Paper II is descriptive. The exam pattern for FTII JET is such that aspirants will have to attempt all the questions in three hours duration. Question Paper will consist of a maximum of 100 marks, which will be further sub-divided as below:
Paper I: (Time provision 60 min.)
Part A: Multiple Choice Questions (Single Answer type): 20 marks [on OMR sheet]
Part B: Multiple Select Questions (MSQs): 30 marks [on OMR sheet]
Paper II: (Time provision 120 min.)
Descriptive Answer Questions: 50 marks
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FTII JET 2024 Preparation Tips
While preparing for FTII JET, it is important for candidates to have a plan in mind. This is how candidates should plan their FTII JET exam preparation:
- Have a proper preparation strategy in place
- Know exam patterns thoroughly and go through sample papers and syllabus for FTII JET.
- Pick the best text books to prepare.
- The aim should be to score well in entrance exam.
- Focus on your time management skills and improving speed of answering questions based on English and General Knowkedge.
- Solve as many sample papers and previous years' question papers as possible to know your strong and weak areas for the exam.
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FTII JET 2023-24 Admit Card
FTII JET admit card will be available for download on the official website of the institute in the second week of February 2024. The hall ticket is a mandatory document that a registered student will have to produce at the time of the JET exam. The admit card for FTII JET exam will be issued to only those candidates who will duly fill out and submit their application form. Candidates will be asked to bring the admit card for admission to the center during the examination.
Q: From where can I download the FTII JET admit card?
Q: What details will be mentioned in the FTII JET admit card?
Q: How much to score to qualify the FTII entrance exam?
Programmes Offered Through FTII JET 2024
The FTII JET 2024 is a pre-requisite for admission to all the courses mentioned below of FTII & SRFTI. A candidate can apply maximum of one course from Group A, one course from Group B, and one course from Group C.
|Name of the Course||Duration||Level of Course||Course offered by|
|Art Direction & Production Design||3 Year||PG Diploma||FTII*|
|Screen Acting||2 Year||PG Diploma||FTII*|
|Screenwriting (Film, TV & Web Series)||2 Year||PG Diploma||FTII|
|Animation Cinema||3 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Producing for Film &Television||3 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Electronic & Digital Media Management||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Animation & Visual Effects Design||3 Year||UG Certificate||FTII|
|Direction & Screenplay writing||3 Year||PG Diploma||FTII* & SRFTI|
|Cinematography||3 Year||PG Diploma||FTII* & SRFTI|
|Editing||3 Year||PG Diploma||FTII* & SRFTI|
|Sound Recording & Sound Design||3 Year||PG Diploma||FTII* & SRFTI|
|Direction||1 Year||PG Certificate||FTII&|
|Direction & Producing for EDM||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Electronic Cinematography||1 Year||PG Certificate||FTII&|
|Cinematography for EDM||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Video Editing||1 Year||PG Certificate||FTII&|
|Editing for EDM||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Sound Recording & Television Engineering||1 Year||PG Certificate||FTII&|
|Sound for EDM||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
|Writing for EDM||2 Year||PG Diploma||SRFTI|
* These courses are granted Master’s Degree equivalence by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Government of India.
** These course are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
Q: Does FTII offer a course in Sound Design?
Q: Does FTII offer Masters courses?
FTII JET 2024 Contact Information
FTII website: http://ftiindia.com/
SRFTI website: http://srfti.ac.in/
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
News & Updates
FTII JET Exam
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There is a cut off which is defined after the exam is conducted. The FTII JET cut off is defined based on various factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, total number of applicants who appeared in the exam and the shifts under which the exam is conducted. Candidates who score equal to or m
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The Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET) admit card will consist of details of the candidate such as their name, date of birth, roll number, exam centre details, exam timings and exam day guidlines. Apart from these, the admit card of FTII JET will also consist of sc
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In the Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET) there are two papers - Paer 1 and 2. The paper 1 has two parts A & B, each consist of Muitlple Choice Questions (MCQ-type) while the paper 2 has descriptive questions where candidates will have to answer in short notes, the
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It is a bit tough to crack the FTII JET exam because FTII is the premier film making school in India and aspirants from all over India apply for this coveted exam making the competition a bit tough. To pass through the competition candidates will have to make a proper exam strategy and allot equal t
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As per the official notification date of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) the syllabus consists of topics such as Art & craft of Film & TV, Allied Arts, Literature, General Awareness, Environmental Awareness, General Knowledge related to Art & Culture and Media etc. Candidates prepa
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The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) exam is one of the most popular Film and TV exams in India. Every year lots of students apply for the this coveted exam to make a career in the glorious industry of television and media. It is indeed a tough exam but not tougher as compared to other
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To fill the application form of the Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET) examination. Candidates must be minimum 21 years of age. The minimum educational qualification required for candidates to apply for the FTII JET examination is graudation in any discipline. Howe
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The minimum passing marks for the Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test varies, however, the minimum final cut-off marks to qualify for admission in FTII are: i) 50% for General category. ii) 45% for OBC NCL category. iii) 40% for SC/ST category.
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Candidates who qualify in the Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test will be called for the orientation and interview process or audition round (for screen acting). Candidates will be shortlisted for the second round based on the scores secured in the entrance test. After that th
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The FTII JET admit card will be made available from the official website of FTII. The admit card of FTII JET will be made available atleast 18-20 days after candidates have successfully filled the application form. who will be required to register in order to download the FTII JET admit card.