FTII Admissions 2019
Nancy Johri, 26 Sep 2018

FTII Admissions 2019- Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, will be conducting FTII admissions 2019 for eligible candidates. Aided by the Central Government of India, the Institute will offer admissions to a total of 112 seats across seven postgraduate programmes and four certificate courses. 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. For these programmes, candidates are required to qualify Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2019. The selection procedure for FTII 2019 admission will be held at FTII Pune. For FTII admissions 2019, as much as 20 per cent weightage will be given to JET 2019, 50 per cent to orientation (20 per cent for practical and 30 percent for the written exam). The interview and the medical test will carry 30 per cent weightage for candidates under the admissions for FTII 2019. In this article, candidates can check the complete details of FTII 2019 admissions including important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, exam details, admit card, result, etc.    

In 2018, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute declared that the admissions will be offered to those candidates who will qualify JET 2019. Earlier, admissions to FTII were through FTII entrance exam. 

FTII Admission 2019: Quick Facts

Particulars 

Details

Exam name

Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2019

Exam type

National

Exam category

Postgraduate 

Conducting institute

Film and Television Institute of India, Pune


New elements in FTII admissions

  • From 2018 onwards, FTII will admit the students on the basis of performance in JET 2019. Earlier, admissions to FTII were through FTII entrance exam. 
  • Last year, the application fee was also increased for General, OBC and SC/ST candidates. 
  • The entrance test for admissions will be conducted in two sessions. This will be screening test for the further selection process of FTII. 
  • The number of test cities was increased to 26 from 23 in 2018.

FTII Important Dates 2019

The Institute will release the detailed schedule of FTII 2019 important dates for candidates who are seeking admissions. The table given below mentions the important dates of FTII admission 2019 related to entrance test, admit card availability, orientation, interview, medical test, document verification, and more. 

FTII 2019 Admissions Important Dates

Event

Date

Availability of JET application form

4th week of December 2018

Last date to apply

Last week of January 2019

Availability of admit card

2nd week of February 2019

Joint Entrance Exam (JET) 2019

3rd week of February 2019

Result declaration

3rd week of April 2019

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII - PG certificate course in Direction 

2nd week of May 2019

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for PG certificate course in Direction

1st week of May 2019

Orientation/Interview of FTII - Three year PG diploma course in direction and screenplay 

1st and 2nd week of May 2019

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for three years PG diploma course in direction and screenplay

1st week of May 2019

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII - One Year PG Certificate Course in Video Editing

4th week of May 2019

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for- One Year PG Certificate Course in Video Editing

3rd week of May 2019

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII - One Year PG Certificate Course in Sound Recording & Television Engineering

Last week of May 29- June 1

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for One Year PG Certificate Course in Sound Recording & Television Engineering

May 28, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII -One Year PG Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography

May 15- May 18, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for One Year PG Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography

May 14, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII for One Year PG Certificate Course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

June 5-10, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for One Year PG Certificate Course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

June 4, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII -Three Year PG Diploma Course in Editing

May 18-23, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for Three Year PG Diploma Course in Editing

May 17, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII -Three Year PG Diploma Course in Sound Recording & Sound Design

May 25-30, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for Three Year PG Diploma Course in Sound Recording & Sound Design

May 24, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII -Three Year PG Diploma Course in Cinematography

May 11- 16, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for Three Year PG Diploma Course in Cinematography

May 10, 2018

Selection process - Orientation/Interview of FTII - Three Year PG Diploma Course in Art Direction & Production Design

June 1-6, 2018

Medical Test of candidates shortlisted for Three Year PG Diploma Course in Art Direction & Production Design

May 31, 2018

Release of final merit list 

June 4, 2018 

Final merit list for PG Diploma Course in Direction & Screenplay Writing, PG Diploma Course in Sound Recording & Sound Design

 June 11, 2018 


Important: Candidates shortlisted for acting will be informed about the audition dates through email. 

FTII Admission Criteria 2019

As per the FTII admission criteria 2019, the candidates must qualify JET 2019, the offline entrance exam.

FTII JET 2019 eligibility criteria for PG diploma courses

Course

Duration of the programme

Eligibility

Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design

Three Year

Bachelor's Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level

Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography

 Three Year


Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

One Year

Bachelor's Degree

Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing

 Three Year

Bachelor's Degree

Post Graduate Diploma in Editing

Three Year

Bachelor's Degree


Post Graduate Diploma in Acting

Two Year

Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design

Three Year

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/ Painting /Applied Arts / Sculpture/ Interior Design in or any related field in the Fine Arts or an equivalent qualification


Candidates who will qualify JET 2019, will be required to undergo orientation and interview. The weightage is 20%, 50% (20% practical + 30% written) and 30% respectively subject to clearing the medical test. 

Eligibility criteria of FTII JET 2019 for PG certificate courses

Programme

Duration

Direction

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Electronic Cinematography

Video Editing

Sound Recording and Television Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Physics as a subject at senior secondary (10+2) levels


Candidates will have to qualify in JET 2019 in order to be considered for admissions. The shortlisted ones will be required to undergo an orientation programme, interview and medical test. There will be weightage of 50% for each stage, and candidates will be offered admission only after they clear the medical test.

FTII Application Procedure 2019

Aspirants will be required to fill the application form of JET 2019 and appear in the entrance exam in order to get considered for the admissions at FTII. JET 2019 application form will be available in online mode from fourth week of December onwards. The deadline for filling the FTII application form 2019 will be in the last week of January.  

FTII JET Exam Centres 2019

JET 2019, the entrance exam for FTII admissions 2019, will be held across 26 cities. Applicants will have to choose an exam centre while filling the application form,

FTII Test Cities 2019 

S.No.

Exam City

S.No.

Exam City

S.No.

Exam City

1

Agartala

10

Guwahati

19

New Delhi

2

Ahmedabad

11

Gangtok

20

Patna

3

Allahabad

12

Hyderabad

21

Port Blair

4

Bengaluru

13

Imphal

22

Pune

5

Bhopal

14

Jaipur

23

Raipur

6

Bhubaneshwar

15

Jammu

24

Ranchi

7

Chandigarh

16

Kolkata

25

Srinagar

8

Chennai

17

Lucknow

26

Thiruvananthapuram

9

Dehradun

18

Mumbai



FTII Admission 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates seeking admissions to FTII will be required to appear for JET 2019. The Joint Entrance Exam (JET) will be conducted in offline mode in English language only. A total of 100 multiple choice questions have to be answered in three hours. There will be no negative marking. 

FTII Sample Paper 2019

Candidates appearing for JET 2019 for FTII admissions 2019 should solve the previous years’ question papers and sample papers. Some question papers have been listed below for the benefit of the candidates so that they can download the same for practice. They can download the sample papers of FTII in order to know the types of questions that may be asked in JET 2019. 

FTII previous year question papers

Programme

Question Paper (2016-17)

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing

Click here to Download

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography

Click here to Download

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design

Click here to Download

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Editing

Click here to Download

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design

Click here to Download

Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Video Editing

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Sound Recording and TV Engineering

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in TV Direction

Click here to Download


FTII Selection Procedure 2018

Film and Television Institute of India will announce the result of JET 2019 in third week of April which is the first step of FTII selection procedure 2019. Qualified candidates are required to attend the orientation and the medical test. The selection procedure for the FTII admissions 2019 for PG diploma in acting varies slightly from the others. The selection will be held at FTII Pune. Candidates can check the detailed information of the selection procedure for FTII admission 2019 below.

FTII selection for all PG diploma and certificate programmes (except acting)

Qualified candidates will have to attend an orientation session comprising a practical and theoretical session with different weightage. The shortlisted ones will be subject to a medical test which will be the final stage of the FTII 2019 admission process.

FTII 2019 Selection process weightage

Factor

Weightage

JET 2019

20%

Orientation

50% (20% for practical and 30% for the written exam)

Interview and medical test

30%


FTII 2019 selection process for PG diploma in acting

Qualified candidates of JET 2019 will be called for an audition. Those, who will clear the audition, will be required to attend the orientation programme, personal interview, and subsequently the medical test. The weightage given to the audition will be 50% while the rest of the selection stages will carry an overall weightage of 50%.

The FTII 2019 final result will be based on the result one and two for the acting students. The process will be held in Pune only.

FTII Cutoff 2019

Cutoff of FTII 2019 will be released by the Institute in second week of September for PG diploma certificates across various programmes in the television wing and in the film wing. FTII cutoff 2019 will be the minimum marks which the candidate has to obtain in JET 2019 to be considered eligible for FTII 2019 admissions. The cutoff for FTII 2019 will vary across courses and categories. Cutoff for FTII admissions 2019 will be determined on several parameters including difficulty level of JET 2019, total test-takers, seat intake, etc. Candidates can check below the FTII cutoff of past years in order to have a fair idea:

FTII cutoff 2018

Programmes 

Download Link 

PG certificate courses in Television 

Download Here 

PG diploma and certificate courses in Film 

Download Here


Previous year’s cutoff of FTII

Programme 

Gen

OBC

SC

ST

PG Diploma Course in Direction & Screenplay Writing

68.3

54.2

32.3

49.5

PG Diploma Course in Cinematography

64.5

54.2

66.4

73.7

PG Diploma Course in Editing

60.7

59.2

54.7

51.5

PG Diploma Course in Sound Recording & Sound Design

59.1

47

63.6

47.6

PG Diploma Course in Art Direction & Production Design

52.9

49.4

65.1

-

PG Diploma Course in Acting

70.92

62.75

65.5

73

PG Certificate Course in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

56.08

50.24

53.64

61.58


FTII Result 2019

Film and Television Institute of India will declare the result of FTII 2019 in third week of April. The final stage of FTII admission 2019 will comprise the selection procedure that will be followed by the institute after the announcement of the JET result 2019.

FTII will release the final result of fourth waitlist in third week of August. It will comprise name of the candidates, who have been offered admission in PG Diploma course in sound and recording. They will be required to make payment of the fee by fourth week of August to confirm their admission. Failure to make payment by the stipulated date will result in the cancellation of admission. Similarly, the third and second lists for FTII admissions 2019 will be announced in second week of August and fourth week of July respectively. 

FTII Merit List 2019

The final result for FTII admissions 2019 will be released for candidates belonging to different categories after the selection rounds. FTII 2019 merit list will be released mentioning the full name and roll number of the selected candidates. 

FTII Seat Reservation 2019

The institute will follow the reservation criteria specified by the Government of India for FTII admissions 2019. Candidates can check the FTII 2019 reservation criteria in the below given table:

FTII 2019 Seat Reservation

Category

Seats Reservation

PwD category

3%

Schedule Tribe

7.5%

Scheduled Caste

15%

Other Backward Class (Non Creamy)

27%


FTII Category-Wise Seats

Programme

Seats 

General

OBC

SC

ST

Feature film and Screenplay writing

12

6

3

2

1

Acting

10

5

3

1

1

Art Direction and Production Design

10

5

3

1

1

Sound Recording and Sound Design

10

5

3

1

1

Editing

10

5

3

1

1

Cinematography

10

5

3

1

1

Direction and Screenplay Writing

10

5

3

1

1


Total seats for television certificate courses (1 year)

Programme

Seats 

General

OBC

SC

ST

Sound Recording and Television Engineering

10

5

3

1

1

Electronic Cinematography

10

5

3

1

1

Video Editing

10

5

3

1

1

Direction

10

5

3

1

1


Contact Info
Film and Television Institute of India
No.11, Telephone Exchange, Law College Road,
Deccan Gymkhana, Pune, Maharashtra 411004
Email Id: [email protected]

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