FTII JET 2021 – Joint Entrance Test for FTII, SRFTI Admission

FTII JET 2021 – The FTII JET exam date 2021, and application form will be out soon. Film & Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test is a common entrance exam for admission to Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) and Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI). It is the basis of admission to PG Diploma and Certificate courses in the institutes. Get complete details of FTII JET 2021 exam date, application form, syllabus, exam pattern, and other details here.

FTII JET 2021

Notification for FTII JET 2021 will be out soon.

Overview of FTII JET

Candidates check the overview of FTII JET from the table given below:

Exam NameFTII JET
Full Form of ExamFilm & Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test
Conducting BodyFTII, Pune
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Exam Type Both (Objective & Descriptive)Objective Questions
Mode of ExamOffline (Paper Based Test)
LanguagesEnglish
Duration3 Hours
Programs / Courses OfferedPG Diploma Courses and Certificate Courses
Academic QualificationBachelor Degree
SeatsFTII (72 Seats)
Application feeRs 2000 (GEN), Rs 600 (SC, ST, OBC and PwD)
Participating CollegesFTII and SRFTI

What is FTII JET 2021?

FTII JET (Film & Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test) is a national level entrance test. Candidates belonging to any part of India can apply for this exam.

FTII JET 2021 will be organized as a joint venture by the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) and Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI).

Through this entrance test, eligible candidates can get admission Film and Television courses offered by the FTII & SRFTI.

Both of the institutions offer various PG Diploma and Certificate courses based on the results of the FTII entrance exam.

About FTII (Film & Television Institute of India):

FTII is a heritage institute of India imparting education in Films and Television courses. The institute was established in 1960 in the erstwhile premises of Prabhat Studio in Pune, the District of Maharashtra.

The famous film and television celebrity Mr Shekhar Kapoor is the Chairman of this Institute. The FTII is working towards producing skilled professionals in the field of Films and Television.

The FTII offers various PG Diploma and Certificate courses in the fields of Direction, Cinematography, Music, Screenplay, Digital Media and Acting.

About SRFTI (Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute):

SRFTI is one of the largest Film school campuses in the world. The name of the campus is after the name of the famous filmmaker and role model of the film history Mr Satyajit Ray. The institute is located in Kolkata, the city of West Bengal.

The SRFTI is a world-class film institute imparting professional and higher education in the field of direction, acting and technical education in Films & Television.

The SRFTI was established in 1995. The institute imparts PG diploma programmes in various fields.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Dates

The FTII JET 2021 exam dates and other important dates are to be announced soon. Candidates can check the tentative dates from the table given below:

FTII JET 2021 EventsDates
Release of FTII JET 2021 Application FormLast week of March 2021
Last Date to Apply for FTII JETLast week of April 2021
Issuance of FTII JET Admit CardsSecond week of May 2021
FTII JET 2021 Exam DateThird week of May 2021
Declaration of FTII JET ResultsSecond week of Jun 2021
Interview RoundsFourth week of Jun 2021
Release of final Merit ListFirst week of Jul 2021
Classes CommenceFirst week of August 2021

FTII JET 2021 Offered Courses

Programmes Offered by FTII:

Programmes under the Film Wing Group

3 year Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Direction and Screenplay writing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Sound Recording & Sound Design
  • Art Direction & Production Design

2 year Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Acting

1 Year Post Graduate Certificate Course

  • Feature Film Screenplay Writing

Programmes under the TV Wing Group

1 Year Post Graduate Certificate Course

  • TV Direction
  • Electronic Cinematography
  • Video Editing
  • Sound Recording and Television Engineering

Programmes Offered by SRFTI:

Programmes under the Film Wing Group

3 year Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Direction and Screenplay writing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Sound Recording & Sound Design
  • Producing for Film & Television
  • Animation Cinema

Programmes under the TV Wing Group

2 year Post Graduate Diploma Courses

  • Producing for Electronic and Digital Media
  • Cinematography for Electronic and Digital Media
  • Editing for Electronic and Digital Media
  • Sound for Electronic and Digital Media
  • Electronic and Digital Media Management
  • Writing for Electronic and Digital Media

FTII JET 2021 Application Form

The FTII JET 2021 application form will be available in the last week of March 2021. The application form will be released via online mode on the official website of the authority.

Candidates have to register themselves first then complete the application form filling process. The candidates have to upload the scan copy of the color photograph & signature in the prescribed format.

The candidates can fill the application form by the last of March 2021. The application fee can be submitted through the online mode only by using the Debit/credit card or net banking.

Candidates have to enter the personal, academic and residential details in the application form carefully. Also, they have to take the print out of the filled and submitted application form for further use in the admission procedure.

The application fee for the general student for one course is Rs 2000/- (+1000 for an additional course). The application fee for the SC, ST, OBC and PwD categories is Rs 600/- only (+300 for an additional course).

FTII JET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for some courses are different. The criteria are given below:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor degree from a recognized university.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam may also apply.
  • Candidates must complete the age of 21 years on the date of admission.
  • The candidate must possess Indian or NRI or OCI or PIO nationality.

The course-wise eligibility is given below:

For Programmes Offered Under Film Wing
Sound Recording & Sound DesignCandidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.Candidates also must have Physics at senior secondary (10+2) level.
Direction and Screenplay Writing, Cinematography, Acting, Feature Film Screenplay WritingBachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Art Direction & Production DesignCandidates must have a Bachelor Degree in any one of the following disciplines:ArchitectureApplied ScienceInterior DesignPaintingInterior Design.
For Programmes Offered Under Television Wing
Sound Recording & Television EngineeringCandidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.Candidates also must have Physics at senior secondary (10+2) level.
Direction, Video Editing, Electronic CinematographyBachelor’s degree in any discipline.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Pattern

Exam ParticularsExam Pattern
Mode of ExamOffline (Paper Based Test)
Exam Medium (Language)English
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Types of QuestionsBoth (Objective & Descriptive)Objective Questions – 30Descriptive Questions – 70
Total Questions100 Questions
Marking Scheme1 mark for one correct answer (for Objective questions only)

Get here to check FTII JET Previous Year Question Papers 

FTII JET 2021 Syllabus

There is no specific syllabus prescribed for the FTII JET examination. Candidates need to make clarity on the topics from their qualifying exam course. However, no module of the specific syllabus is released by the authority but candidates get the idea about FIT JET Syllabus from the topics given below:

  • General Awareness (National/ International), Indian History, Culture, etc.
  • Architecture
  • Cinema
  • General Aptitude Course
  • Questions related to TV, Electronic Media, and digital media

FTII JET 2021 Admit Card

FTII will release the JET 2021 admit card from the 1st week of April 2021. The FTII JET 2021 admit card will be released via online mode through the official website.

Candidates will be able to get the admit card by login into the official site using the login credentials. The admit card will contain important information about the candidates and exam centre.

The admit card will contain the name of the candidate, exam date, exam time, exam duration, exam centre name, exam centre address, a photograph of the candidate, signature of the candidate and important rules for the exam.

All candidates are suggested to keep the admit card safe till the admission procedure is over. The FTII JET admit card is an important document and the ticket to the exam hall. No candidates will be allowed to sit in the exam without an admit card.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Centres

The candidates have to choose at least two exam centres while filling the online application form. The list of FTII JET 2021 exam centres is given here:

Name of the Exam Centre City
AhmedabadBhubaneswarBhopal
KolkataImphalGangtok
New DelhiRanchiThiruvananthapuram
AllahabadChennaiChandigarh
GuwahatiPort BlairLucknow
JammuRaipurJaipur
AgartalaBengaluruDehradun
HyderabadPatnaPune
MumbaiSrinagarLeh

FTII JET 2021 Result

FTII (Film & Television Institute of India) will release the FTII JET 2021 Result in the 2nd week of May 2021. The entrance test will commence in the 3rd week of April 2021.

The result will be released via online mode on the official site of FTII. The result can be downloaded by entering the application number, admit card number, date of birth and password in the result releasing window.

The result will contain the scorecard and call letter. A separate merit list for the shortlisted candidates will be released in PDF format. The call letter will contain the date, time and venue for the further second round of the admission procedure.

Candidates should reach the designated venue mentioned in the call letter on time for the further round of orientation, audition and admission.

Reservation Criteria:

The category-wise reservation policy is given below:

CategoriesReservation %
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Other Backward Class – Non-Creamy Layer  (OBC-NCL)27%
A Person with Disability (PwD) with 40% disability5%

FTII JET 2021 Cut Off

FTII JET cut off is the last score/rank obtained by the candidate that is selected for any course. The cut off varies for each year and each category.

The cut off is determined based on the number of applicants for admission, availability of seats, the difficulty level of the exam and previous years trends.

The final cut off will be released by the authority in later stages. Candidates can get the idea from the previous years’ trends as:

Cutoff for PG Diploma and Certificate Courses in Film:

Cutoff for PG Certificate Courses in Television:

FTII JET 2021 Admission Procedure

FTII JET 2021 admission procedure will consist of 3 stages like Orientation, Audition (for the acting course), Interview.

All shortlisted candidates will be sent a call letter for the further steps of admission procedures. The admission will go on in June 2021.

Candidates have to clear all rounds of admission. All shortlisted candidates have to go through the medical test before the interview and audition.

All selected candidates have to report to the college for further admission requirement and payment of the course fee.

FTII JET 2021 Required Documents

The list of documents apart from the exam particulars required for the admission process is given below.

  • Caste certificate in case of ST/OBC/SC (Wherever applicable)
  • Certificate of Disability if applicable
  • Degree Certificates and Marksheets
  • Class X certificate
  • If there are any medical history papers
  • Candidates will have to carry with them any one of the following photo identity proof:
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Voter Id
    • PAN Card

FTII JET 2021 FAQs

Q- Who will conduct FTII JET 2021?

A- It is conducted by the joint venture of FTII and SRFTI.

Q- When will FTII JET application form 2021 be released?

A- It will be released in the last week of February 2021.

Q- What if a candidate fails the medical test?

A- In that case, the candidate will become ineligible.

Q- Can I apply for more than one course in a single wing?

A- No, only one course can be applied.

Q- What is the age limit criteria for this exam?

A- There are no age criteria.

Read the above article to get complete details of the FTII JET 2021 entrance test.

Official website – ftii.ac.in.

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