Film and Television Institute of India - [FTII], Pune - Admission Details 2020

Film and Television Institute of India - [FTII], Pune - Admission Details 2020

Pune, Maharashtra Estd 1960 Public Institute (Autonomous)

FTII Pune Admission 2020: Course, Fees, Eligibility, Entrance Exam

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Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), established in 1971, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India, is a benchmark institution in the history of film-making, with its alumni leaving a major impact in the Indian Film and Television industry and the recipients of National and International awards respectively.

FTII Quick Updates

July 13: FTII to release FTII JET result on September 15. Check Here

July 9: FTII Launches Online Short Course, Alocana: Cinema & Role of Critics, last date to apply is July 13. Check Here

June 10: FTII releases the list of selected participants for Basic Smart Phone Film Making Course. 

The institution offers Bachelors and Masters degrees, as well as Diploma and Certificate courses in subjects like Direction & Screenplay Writing, Cinematography, Radio and Sound Design, Editing, Acting, Direction and Production Design, Feature Film Screenplay Writing, TV Direction, Electronic Cinematography, Video Editing and Sound Recording and TV Engineering.

The Admission Process for the year has begun and the last date of the submission of applications is March.

You can find the application form on this link

Admission Schedule 2020

The Written Examination will be held on these centers viz; Agartala, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Lucknow, Ranchi, Dehradun, Jaipur, Imphal, Jammu, Gangtok and Thiruvananthapuram.

Film Courses (PG Diploma and Certificate courses)

Through lectures, practicals, exercises and specific modules, emphasis is placed on enhancing the creativity of students, amalgamation of reality and past history, conceptualization, ideation and practice.

Direction &Screenplay Writing3 years (6 semesters)10*Bachelors’ degree in any discipline
Cinematography3 years (6 semesters10*Bachelors’ degree in any discipline
Editing3 years (6 semesters10*Bachelors’ degree in any discipline
Sound Recording and Design3 years (6 semesters10*Bachelors’ degree + Physics in 10+2
Art Direction & Production Design3 years (6 semesters10*Bachelor’s degree in applied arts, architecture, interior design/Diploma in similar
Acting2 years (4 semesters)10*Bachelors’ degree
Feature Film Screenplay Writing1 year (2 semesters)12*Bachelors’ degree

* (subject to change)

Selection Procedure (Entrance Exam and Interview)

Feature Film Screenplay Writing3 hours100Qualifying candidates are called for an Orientation, Interview Medical Test at Pune.
Direction &Screenplay Writing3 hours100Same as above
Cinematography3 hours100Same
Editing3 hours100Same
Sound Recording and Design3 hours100Same
Art Direction & Production Design3 hours100Same
Acting3 hours100Merit basis + Results 1 & 2

PG Certificate Courses in Television

The course aims to impart students an understanding of the Television medium as well as teach it’s pedagogy and practical implementation.

There are 3 phases in this course:

1) Introduction to basics of audio-visual programmes.

2) Gaining skills in specialized fields.

3) Implementation of the said skills through workshops, classroom programmes and exercises with the help of in-house teachers and industry professionals.

Direction1 year10Bachelor’s degree
Electronic Cinematography1 year10Bachelors’ degree
Video Editing1 year10Bachelor’s degree
Sound Recording and TV Engineering1 year10Bachelor’s degree and Physics in 10+2.

Selection Procedure

Written examination of 100 marks in 3 hours, conducted in various centres around the country. Candidates qualifying the written examination will be subject to an Interview and Medical Test at Pune on merit basis.

Fee Structure (Film Courses)

Direction & Screenplay Writing59211 INR + hostel charges and other deposits
Sound Recording and Sound Design
Art Direction & Production Design
Feature Film Screenplay Writing

Fee Structure (Television Courses)

Direction59211 INR
Electronic Cinematography
Video Editing
Sound Recording and TV Engineering


For all Film Courses, out of 10 seats, 5 seats are allotted to the GEN category, 3 to OBCs and 1 each for SCs and STs respectively.

The TV courses also have reservations allotted in the same manner.


There are several departments like Production, Music, Tv Graphics and Animation and Screen Studies and Research which has both excellent faculty and apparatus.

Also, there are other amenities and necessary facilities for the students for their complete convenience and comfort.

There is an Academic Office which takes care of all the academic needs of the students viz; Results, Marksheets, Student records. There are Book, Film and Video libraries, Multimedia and Computer sets, Film Processing libraries and a community radio called Radio FTII as well, which provides a voice to its students and is an informative source.

FTII, Pune Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
PG Diploma₹77,812Graduation
PG Certificate₹77,813Graduation
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Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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First round written. Second round interview and audition. Third round 3 day workshop. It is the best film institute in Asia with great infrastructure, industry professionals as visiting faculty and great philosophy of learning and living.

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July 10, 2020

FTII Launches Online Course on Role of Critics in Cinema, Apply by 13 July

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has come up with yet another impact-creating insightful short course, Alocana: Cinema & Role of Critic. This online course by FTII will be delivered in an online mode for 20 days. Registration process has begun, and the last date to

July 07, 2020

FTII JET 2020 Result to Be Announced Soon

Film and Television Institute of India, Pune will release the JET result anytime soon in online mode. Earlier, the FTII JET result was to be declared in the third week of May 2020. However, the decision to release the result was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FTII JET is a joint entra

June 23, 2020

FTII Launches Online Course on Basic Visual Storytelling

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has introduced an online course on Basic Visual Storytelling Course via audio-video, photographs, and texts. Interested students can apply on the official website of FTII and the last date to register is June 23, 2020. The online co

June 10, 2020

FTII Pune Released List of Selected Participants for Basic Smartphone Film-Making Course

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune has released the list of selected participants for the short online course on Smartphone Filmmaking.  The course is scheduled to be held in online mode between June 16-June 20, 2020. This uniquely designed course was started in 2019 by&nbsp

May 29, 2020

FTII Introduces Short Course on Online Film Appreciation

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) along with National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has introduced a short course on Online Film Appreciation.  The last date to apply for the course is June 2, 2020. The course will be conducted from June 15, 2020 to Ju

January 31, 2020

FTII Entrance Result 2020: Merit List, Score Card

FTII is abbreviated as “Film and Television Institute of India”. University offers various undergraduate and postgraduate Film and Television course. Various courses are Direction and Screenplay Editing, Cinematography, Sound Recording and Design, Art Direction and Production, Editing, A

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