FTII Admissions 2018 - Film and Television Institute of India, Pune shortlist candidates for FTII 2018 admission on the basis of the performance of the candidate in the Joint Entrance Test (JET) and the selection procedure followed by the institutes thereafter. FTII, which is the host institute has released JET admit card 2018. FTII admission 2018 commences with the announcement of the JET result. Candidates who qualify JET will have to meet the admission criteria of FTII which has been mentioned by the institute.They will have to undergo orientation, followed by an interview and finally the medical test. The admission process for FTII 2018 for PG Diploma in Acting is different from the other courses. The selection process for FTII 2018 admission will be held at FTII Pune. In order to be offered admission, 20% weightage will be given to JET 2018, 50% weightage will be given to orientation (20% for practical and 30% for the written exam. The interview and the medical test will carry 30% weightage for candidates under the admission for FTII 2018. Candidates will be finally offered admission to FTII only if they clear the medical test. There are a total of 112 seats across the seven PG programmes and four certificate courses which are being offered at FTII. Graduates from any discipline are eligible to apply for the courses that are being offered at FTII except for the PG diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design and Art Direction and Production Design after the qualify JET 2018 exam. To know the complete details of the FTII admissions 2018 like the important dates, eligibility, application procedure, exam details, admit card, result, read the article given on this page.
The JET application form for FTII admission 2018 was available in online mode from December 24, 2017 and the last date for filling it was January 31, 2018. Candidates belonging to the general/obc-ncl category will have to pay Rs 4,000 and those who are SC, ST or economically backward will have to pay Rs 1200 as fee for JET application form for FTII admission 2018. Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute had announced that they will offer admission to candidates who qualify the JET 2018 entrance exam. In the past, admission to FTII was through FTII entrance exam and now it will be through JET 2018.
Quick Facts - FTII Admission 2018
Exam Name: JET 2018
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: PG Exam
Conducting Institute: Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
What's New in FTII Admissions 2018?
- FTII will conduct the Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2018 for admission to FTII and SRFTI
The application fee has been increased to Rs 4000 for Gen and OBC candidates while SC/ST candidates have to pay Rs 1250.
The entrance exam will be held in 2 sessions (forenoon & afternoon) and will be the screening test for the further selection process of FTII AND SRFTI.
- The number of test cities has increased to 26 from 23.
FTII Important Dates 2018
The important dates of FTII admissions include the complete schedule which will help the candidates from not missing onto any deadlines. The table given below mentions the important dates of FTII admission 2018.
FTII 2018 admissions Important Dates
Availability of Application form
December 24, 2017
January 31, 2018
Release of Admit Card
February 8, 2018
Joint Entrance Exam (JET)
February 18, 2018
FTII Result 2018
The final stage of FTII admission 2018 will comprise of the selection procedure that will be followed by the institute after the announcement of the JET result.
FTII Selection Procedure 2018
The selection procedure of FTII admission starts with the announcement of the JET result. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam must attend the orientation and finally the medical test. The selection process for the FTII 2018 for PG Diploma in Acting varies slightly from the others. The selection will be held at FTII Pune. The detailed information related to the selection procedure for FTII admission 2018 is given below.
FTII Selection for all PG Diploma and Certificate Programes (Except Acting)
Candidates who qualify JET 2018 will have to attend an orientation session comprising of a practical and theoretical session with different weightages. Candidates who qualify in this will be subject to a medical test which will be the final stage of the FTII 2018 admission process.
Selection process weightage
50 % (20 % for practical + 30% for the written exam)
Interview and Medical Test
FTII Selection Process for PG Diploma in Acting:
Candidates who qualify in the JET will be called for an audition. Candidates who clear the audition will be called further for the orientation, personal interview and subsequently for the medical test. The weightage i.e. given for audition will be 50% while the rest of the selection stages will carry a weightage of 50%
The FTII 2018 Final Result will be on the basis of Result 1+ Result 2 for the Acting students. The process will be conducted at Pune only.
FTII 2018 Merit List
The final result for FTII 2018 admission, after the selection rounds, will be announced for students belonging to different categories. A list will be released, mentioning the full name and seat number of the candidates.
FTII Seat Reservation Policy 2018: The FTII follows the reservation policy laid down by the Government of India and the seat matrix is based accordingly. Candidates can check the FTII 2018 reservation criteria from the table below.
FTII Seats Reservation 2018
Other Backward Class (Non Creamy)
FTII Category wise seats
Direction and Screenplay Writing
Sound Recording and Sound Design
Art Direction and Production Design
Feature film and Screenplay writing
**One seat is reserved for PwD candidate under OH (Orthopedically Handicapped) category
**One seat is reserved for PwD candidate under VH (Visually Handicapped) category
FTII Number of seats for Television Certificate courses
Sound Recording and Television Engineering
FTII 2018 Admission Criteria
For admission to various courses at FTII, candidates have to fulfill the admission criteria laid down by the institute. As per the FTII Admission criteria firstly candidates must qualify JET 2018, the offline entrance exam which is being conducted for the first time by FTII.
FTII JET 2018 Eligibility Criteria for PG Diploma Courses
Duration of the programme
Bachelor's Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level
Post Graduate Diploma in Acting
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/ Painting /Applied Arts / Sculpture/ Interior Design in or any related field in the Fine Arts or an equivalent qualification
Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing
Candidates who successfully qualify JET 2018, they will have to undergo orientation and interview. The weightage is 20%, 50% (20% practical +30% written) and 30% weightage respectively subject to clearing the medical test.
Eligibility Criteria of FTII JET 2018 for PG Certificate Courses
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Sound Recording and Television Engineering
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Physics as a subject at senior secondary (10+2) levels
The Joint Entrance Test (JET) for FTII 2018 admission is merely qualifying in nature. Candidates will have to undergo an orientation, interview and medical test. There is weightage of 50% for each stage and candidates will be offered admission only after they clear the medical test.
Application Process for FTII 2018
FTII 2018 admission process will depend on the performance of the candidate in JET and selection process to be followed after that by FTII. To appear in JET candidates have to fill JET application form which is available in online mode from December 24, 2017. The last date for filling the form was January 31, 2018 (5:00 p.m). Candidates can check the steps that need to be followed while filling the application form.
FTII JET Exam Centres 2018
The JET 2018 will be conducted at 26 cities, as mentioned in the table. Candidates must enter their choice of exam centre while filling the application form.
List of Exam Centres
Exam Pattern for FTII Admission 2018
Candidates who aspire to take admission at FTII, they can go through the exam pattern of JET 2018. The Joint Entrance Exam (JET) will be conducted in offline mode in English language only. The written test will have 100 multiple choice questions to be answered within three hours. There is no negative marking. The exam pattern has been provided in the table below,
Details of the FTII Exam Pattern
FTII Sample Paper 2018
Candidates who will be appearing for the Joint Entrance Test (JET) admission to FTII 2018, they can solve the previous years question papers and other sample papers. Some question papers have been listed below for the benefit of the candidates such that they can download the same to practice. Candidates can hone their time management skills and speed with the help of the sample papers of FTII 2018 admission. The below given official previous year FTII sample papers will provide insights about the type of test along with the type of questions, which may appear in the FTII admission test -JET 2018.
FTII Previous year question papers
Question Paper- 2016-17
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Editing
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design
Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting
One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Video Editing
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Sound Recording and TV Engineering
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in TV Direction
FTII Cutoff 2018
The cutoff for FTII admission test is the minimum marks which the candidate must score in JET 2018 to be eligible for FTII 2018 admission. The FTII 2018 cutoff varies for different courses and categories. The cutoff of FTII 2018 is determined on the basis of the difficulty level of JET 2018 entrance exam, the total number of candidates who appeared for the exam, seats available in each programme and trend of past years cutoff. Candidates can check the FTII cutoff in the table that is given below.
Previous year’s Cutoff of FTII
Name of the course
PG Diploma Course in Direction & Screenplay Writing
PG Diploma Course in Cinematography
PG Diploma Course in Editing
PG Diploma Course in Sound Recording & Sound Design
PG Diploma Course in Art Direction & Production Design
PG Diploma Course in Acting
PG Certificate Course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing
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