JET Exam Pattern 2019
Nancy Johri, 24 Feb 2019, #JET Exam

JET Exam Pattern 2019- Film and Television Institute of India announced the exam pattern of Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2019 for the aspiring candidates. The JET 2019 exam pattern  helps them in knowing the type of questions that are asked in the entrance exam, mode of the test, marking scheme, and other important details. The language of the question paper, as well as subjects and topics, which is also be part of JET exam pattern 2019. JET 2019 was conducted on February 24 in offline mode, and it includes objective and subjective questions. According to the exam pattern of JET 2019, some part of the entrance exam was held in the morning session while the remaining part in the afternoon session. JET exam pattern 2019 also states that the test for film wing courses was held during the morning session while the exam for TV wing courses was conducted in afternoon. Complete details about the JET 2019 test pattern can be checked in the article below.
LATEST: Candidates can check FTII SRFTI JET 2019 Exam Analysis and FTII JET 2019 Cutoff here. The result of FTII JET 2019 will be declared on April 22. 

JET Exam Pattern 2019

Objective as well as subjective questions will be asked in the Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2019. Candidates have to answer Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on a separate OMR sheet with a black or blue pen.

JET Exam Pattern 2019- An Overview



Exam mode

Offline (paper and pen based)


Three hours (180 minutes)

Medium of exam



Two (objective and descriptive)

Sectional marks

50 marks each

Total marks

100 marks


Not announced yet

JET 2019 Exam Pattern: Section-wise break up 

JET 2019 was conducted for three hours. The exam for the film wing was held in morning. Paper 1 to 9 took place in the morning session. The descriptive section of the film wing programme will evaluate the candidate’s aptitude in a specific field of cinematic expression. There has been a minor change in the exam pattern of JET 2019. In 2018, there were three sub-parts in Section and it was of 50 marks. However, in JET 2019, there are are two sub-sections in Section A. There were 15 questions each from General Aptitude Test and questions related to cinema. Section A questions was multiple choice questions. 

 The JET exam pattern 2019 for Film Wing Courses 


Section A: General Aptitude Test (MCQ) - Film Wing Courses ( Multiple Choice Questions which will be common to all specialisations )


Break Up Of Marks 


General Aptitude Test which will comprise General Awareness (National /International), Music, Culture, Art, Indian History, Architecture, Folk-art etc.

15 questions
1 mark for every question 

15 marks

Questions related to cinema 

15 questions
1 mark for every question


Total marks

30 Marks

Section B: Specific Area Aptitude Test (Descriptive)

There has also been a change in JET 2019 exam pattern for section B. Previously candidates had to answer 5 questions out of the eight questions. However, in JET 2019, candidates had to answer total five questions that are given. In the descriptive quetsions, candidates will had the choice to answer three out of five questions. 

Type of Questions 

Break up of marks 


Long Descriptive Questions 

(One question of 20 marks)


Descriptive questions. (These will include sketches and / or black & white photographs. )

(candidates will have to answer 3 out of five questions)

Short note question. (This may comprise sub questions.)

1x20 marks
(Candidates will have to answer 4 out of 6 sub-questions)

Total marks

70 marks

In the descriptive part of Television Wing Courses, candidates’ ability and aptitude and aptitude in the audio-visual field was evaluated. The JET exam pattern 2019 (Television Wing Courses) can be checked below.

 JET Exam Pattern 2019 - Television (FTII) / Electronic and Digital Media (SRFTI) Courses

Section A (MCQ): Common Aptitude Test - Television Wing Courses 


Division of Marks 


General Aptitude Test, General Awareness (National /International), Indian History, Culture, Art, Architecture, Music, Folk-art etc. 

Number of questions- 15
Marks - One mark for each question  

15 Marks

Questions related to Television, Electronic and Digital Media.

Number of questions- 15
Marks - One mark for each question

15 Marks

Total marks

30 Marks

Section B (Descriptive): Specific Area Aptitude Test

In this part of JET exam pattern 2019, candidates had to answer one long descriptive question of 20 marks. In 2018, candidates had to answer 5 questions of 10 marks each. The objective of this section is to assess the aptitude of the students towards the audio-visual medium.

Type  of questions 

Break up of marks and Total number of questions asked 


Long Descriptive Questions 

1  question of 20 marks 


Total marks

20 marks

JET 2019 Exam Pattern - Section  C (Respective Specialization) Specific Area Aptitude Test (Descriptive) 

In this section of JET 2019 exam pattern, candidate’s aptitude in the chosen audio-visual field will be assessed. 

Type of questions 

Break up of marks and total number of questions asked 


Short descriptive / objective / pictorial questions.

Number of Questions - 5 

Marks for each question - 10

Candidates will have to answer any five of the six questions that are asked 

50 marks

Total Marks 

Section A+Section B+Section C 


Note: The multiple choice questions have to be answered only in the OMR sheet and candidate will be permitted to apply only one course in the Film Wing group and only one course from the Television (FTII) / Electronic and Digital Media (SRFTI) group

JET 2019 Result and JET Selection Procedure

The result of JET 2019 will be announced on April 22. The scorecard of JET 2019 will comprise of the marks scored by candidates and percentile, which will also be shared with both FTII and SRFTI institutes. Both the institutes will contact the shortlisted candidates for the next stage.

The JET 2019 was conducted by Film and Television Institute of India, Pune on February 24.

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