FTII Entrance Exam 2018

FTII Entrance Exam FTII Entrance Exam 2018 - The Film and Television Institute of India will conduct the FTII 2018 entrance exam tentatively in March. The entrance exam of FTII 2018 is for admissions to the seven PG diploma programmes and four certificate courses offered by the institute. The application forms of the FTII entrance exam will be available online from February 2018 for candidates who fulfil the specified eligibility criteria. Graduates from any discipline can generally apply for the courses except for the PG diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design as well as Art Direction and Production Design.  The FTII entrance exam 2018 will be held in the offline mode in 23 centres across the country. Candidates are expected to answer a total of 100 multiple choice questions asked in the entrance test which will be held in 3 hours. Candidates who successfully apply for the FTII 2018 entrance exam can download their admit card in March, a few days prior to the exam. A total of 72 seats are offered across the seven PG programmes offered at FTII. Candidates who qualify will be able to check their FTII result 2018 in April. The result will list out the students who have qualified along with the cutoff marks for the respective course.  Selection will be based on an interview and a medical test. To know the complete details of the FTII entrance exam 2018 like the important dates, eligibility, application procedure, exam details, admit card, result and admission after selection below in the article below.

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FTII 2018 Entrance Exam Fast Facts

Exam Name: Film and Television Institute of India Entrance Examination

Common Name: FTII Entrance Exam

Exam Type: National
Exam Category: PG Exam
Conducting Institute: Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

Campuses: Pune

Rounds: Written Test, Orientation, Interview, Medical Test

Number of Seats offered: For PG. Diploma- 72, For Certificate- 40

Periodicity: Once a year

Time Allotted: 3 hours

Total Marks: 100

Application Fee: Rs. 3500 for General/OBC-NCL candidates, and Rs. 1000 for SC/ST and Economical Backward candidates

Type of Questions: Objective

Mode of Exam: Offline

FTII Important Dates 2018

 

The important dates for FTII 2018 entrance exam relate the important events along with the time line to help students avoid missing any deadlines. Candidates can use the given table below to keep track of the important dates of FTII entrance exam 2018.

 

FTII 2018 Important Dates

Event

Date

Availability of Application form

February 2018

Application Deadline

March 2018

Release of Admit Card

March 2018

Entrance Exam

March 2018

Result

May 2018

Selection process

May  2018

*The FTII dates in the table are tentative and based on previous year timeline. This wil be updated as and when the 2018 dates are announced.

 

FTII Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The FTII 2018 eligibility criteria are detailed below course wise. Candidates must check the details before filling in the application form and appearing for the entrance exam. Check the details below.

 

General Eligibility Criteria of FTII Entrance Exam 2018

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognised institute in any discipline

  • General candidates must have obtained at least 50% in their graduation

  • OBC candidates must have obtained a minimum of 45%  in their graduation

  • SC/ST Category must have obtained a minimum of 40% in their graduation

  • Final year candidates can also apply provided they complete their graduation by August 2018. Such candidates must mail their certificates by the specified dates to the institute.

FTII 2018 Eligibility Criteria for PG Diploma Courses

Course

Duration of the programme

Eligibility

Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing

 Three Year

Bachelor's Degree

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography

 Three Year

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 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

Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

One Year

Bachelor's Degree

Eligibility Criteria of FTII 2018 for PG Certificate Courses

Course

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

FTII Application Form 2018

 

Procedure to fill FTII 2018 Application Form

The application form of FTII 2018 Entrance exam is online and will be available from the first week of February 2018. Check the procedure to fill the application form of FTII 2018 below.

 

What to keep ready before filling the application form?

  • Scanned copy of passport size Photograph in colour

  • Scanned copy of the Signature

How to apply for FTII entrance Exam 2018?

 

Registration: Candidates must register first by entering details like Name, Email and Mobile No. They will be required to enter a password of 6 characters for future logins. Candidates will be sent their User ID and password to their registered email IDs.

 

Filling the details in the Application Form: Candidates must enter their personal details, academic details and address and submit the form after checking all the details.

 

They must also upload a scanned copy of their photograph and signature as per specifications.

 

Payment of application fees: Candidates must pay the application fees online through SBI Collect. The fee details are given below. After payment, candidates must download and take a printout of the application form

 

FTII 2018 Application Fees

Category

Fee

General

Rs. 3500

OBC-NCL

Rs. 3500

SC

Rs. 1000

ST

Rs. 1000

Economically Backward

Rs. 1000

FTII Exam Centres 2018

 

The FTII 2018 entrance exam will be conducted at 23 cities, as mentioned in the table. Candidates must enter their choice of exam centre while filling the application form.

 

List of Exam Centres

S.No

Exam Centre

1

Agartala

2

Ahmedabad

3

Allahabad

4

Bengaluru

5

Bhopal

6

Bhubaneshwar

7

Chandigarh

8

Chennai

9

Guwahati

10

Hyderabad

11

Kolkata

12

Mumbai

13

New Delhi

14

Patna

15

Pune

16

Raipur

17

Ranchi

18

Lucknow

19

Dehradun

20

Jaipur

21

Imphal

22

Jammu

23

Gangtok

24

Thiruvanathapuram

FTII Admit Card 2018

 

The officials will release the Admit cards of registered candidates in an online mode only. The same will not be shared over mail with any of the candidates. Although the officials does not mention any specific dates regarding the FTII admit card, it is likely that it will be available soon after the registration process completes. Candidates will have to log in and download their admit card. After downloading the same, they must check for any discrepancies and get them rectified. Any candidate without the admit card will be not be allowed to appear for the FTII entrance exam 2018.

 

Candidates must also check the information provided on the FTII admit card, and if they find any corrections to be made, they must contact the officials at the earliest.

 

How to prepare for FTII 2018?

Since the entrance exam carries a weightage of 20%, candidates are advised to perform well in the same. The best method to go ahead with the preparation for FTII entrance test 2018 is to understand the FTII exam pattern, check the syllabus thoroughly and practise with the sample papers.

 

FTII Exam Pattern 2018

 

The FTII 2018 entrance exam will be conducted in an offline mode in English language only. The written test will have 100 questions to be answered within three hours of the duration. The questions of the test will be multiple choice questions (MCQs). There is no negative marking. The exam pattern has been provided in the table below,

 

Details of the FTII Exam Pattern

Subject

Duration

Marks

MCQs

(Total-100)

3 hours

100

FTII Syllabus 2018

 

Since most questions are to understand the aptitude of the candidates, it is advisable for candidates to focus on the following sections more.

  • General Knowledge

  • English Skills

  • History of Cinema and its developments over the years

 1. Focus on General Knowledge

2. Study about the History of Cinema and its developments over the years

3. Improvise on English skills

 

FTII Sample Paper 2018

 

Candidates appearing for the entrance test of FTII 2018 will be able to put their knowledge to better use and check their levels of preparation by attempting the previous year’s question papers and other sample papers. Some question papers have been listed below for the benefit for the candidates such that they can download the same to practise. Candidates can hone their time management skills and speed with the help of the sample papers of FTII 2018 entrance exam. 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 entrance exam 2018.

 

FTII Previous year question papers

Programme

Question Paper- 2015-16

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing

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Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography

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Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design

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Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Editing

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Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design

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Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting

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One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

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One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography

Click here to Download

One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Video Editing

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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 Cutoff 2018

 

The cutoff for FTII 2018 entrance exam is the minimum score that a candidate must score to avail admissions. The institute announces the last marks that availed the admissions after the process is completed. This last mark obtained by a candidate who has availed admission can be deemed at the FTII cutoff 2018. Candidates may note that the cutoff depends upon factors like the number of applicants, seats available, difficulty levels of the question paper etc. Candidates can check the FTII 2018 cutoff for the table below.

 

Previous year’s Cutoff of FTII Entrance Exam

Name of the course

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 2018

 

The FTII 2018 result will be declared in the last week of May. The names of the qualifying candidates will be listed in the result of FTII entrance exam. Candidates who qualify will be required to attend the orientation session at the Institute on the specified dates. Candidates will be intimated about the details by the institute also.

 

FTII Selection Procedure 2018

 

The selection procedure of FTII 2018 entrance exam starts with the announcement of the results. Candidates who qualify must attend the orientation and finally the medical test if they qualify in the same. 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 details are mentioned below.

 

FTII Selection for all PG Diploma and Certificate Programes (Except Acting)

Candidates who qualify in the written FTII entrance exam 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.

 

Selection process weightage

Factor

weightage

Written test

20%

Orientation

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

Interview and Medical Test

30%

FTII Selection Process for PG Diploma in Acting:

Candidates who qualify in the written test 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 for the FTII entrance exam and 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, after the selection rounds, will be announced for all category students. A list will be released, mentioning the full name and seat number of the candidates. This will be for all programmes and category students.

 

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

Category

Seats reserved

Scheduled Caste

15%

Other Backward Class (Non Creamy)

27%

Schedule Tribe

7.5%

PwD category

3%

FTII Category wise seats

Programme

Seats

General

OBC

SC

ST

Direction and Screenplay Writing

10

5

3

1

1

Cinematography

10

5

3

1

1

Editing

10

5

3

1

1

Sound Recording and Sound Design

10

5

3

1

1

Art Direction and Production Design

10

5

3

1

1

Acting

10

5

3

1

1

Feature film and Screenplay writing

12

6

3

2

1

**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

Programme

Duration

Seats

General

OBC

SC

ST

Direction

1 year

10

5

3

1

1

Electronic Cinematography

1 year

10

5

3

1

1

Video Editing

1 year

10

5

3

1

1

Sound Recording and Television Engineering

1 year

10

5

3

1

1

Address: Film and Television Institute of India

No.11, Telephone Exchange, Law College Road,

Deccan Gymkhana, Pune, Maharashtra 411004

Email Id: academicsftii@gmail.com

 

Disclaimer: The article is according to information provided in the previous year brochure. The same will be updated as and when the FTII 2018 academic session information is released.