FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern and Syllabus

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    FTII Entrance Exam (FTII JET) is conducted by Film and Television Institute of India for various postgraduate courses on February 24, 2020 (Tentative). FTII will be conducted across the country with 26 exam centres for the students making it more accessible.

    Film and Television Institute of India will release the admit card on February 4, 2020 (Tentative). Visit the official portal (ftiindia.com) to download their admit card by using application number, date of birth and Email id (Any of two).

    • FTII consists of 100 questions depending upon the course. 1 mark is provided for every correct answer.
    • The exam consists of objective type question and 3 hours are provided to complete the test. CheckFTII Exam Pattern
    • FTII will be conducted across the country with 26 exam centres for the students making it more accessible. CheckFTII Exam Center 
    • There are no specific nationality rules for a candidate. Students must have a bachelor’s degree otherwise.
    • FTII Entrance Exam Results will be declared on April 22, 2020, in the form of Merit List.
    • Counselling process begins in the last week of May 2020. It includes Personal Interview, Orientation and Medical Test.

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Highlights

    Conducting BodyFilm and Television Institute of India
    Mode of FTII 2020Offline
    Duration of FTII Entrance Exam3 hours
    EligibilityBachelors degree in any discipline
    Courses offered3 years, 2 years and 1-year diploma and other short term courses in Television and Filming
    Number of Seats72 postgraduate and certificate courses in film 40 postgraduate courses in television

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Dates

    Film and Television Institute of India will announce the important dates for the entrance examination for admission to various postgraduate courses. Here is the list of important tentative dates according to previous year dates-

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    FTII Application form will be available fromDecember 30, 2019
    Last Date for Submission of Application FormFebruary 07, 2020
    Admit cardFebruary 14, 2020 
    FTII Entrance ExaminationFebruary 24, 2020
    Result DeclarationApril 22, 2020

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility

    AGE LIMIT- Candidate must be above 21 years of age. There is no upper limit specified by the Institute for candidates.

    RESIDENTIAL CRITERIA/NATIONALITY- There are no nationality or residential criteria specified by the Institute. Candidate can belong to any nationality or can be a resident of any area.

    ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS- Following are the Eligibility criteria given by the University for Different courses-

    Name of SpecializationEligibility Criteria
    Direction and Screen playwritingBachelors degree in any discipline
    CinematographyBachelors degree in any discipline
    EditingBachelors degree in any discipline
    Sound recording and Sound DesignBachelors degree in any discipline with physics as a subject at senior secondary level 10+2
    Art Direction and Production designBachelor’s degree in applied arts, architecture, sculpture, interior design or related fields in fine arts or equivalent diploma in any of the above
    ActingBachelors degree in any discipline
    Feature Film Screenplay WritingBachelors degree in any discipline

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form

    Applicants can apply online and register themselves through the official website of FTII- http://www.ftiindia.com/. Follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the application form-

    • Log onto the official website of FTII
    • Click on the APPLY ONLINE link available on the page.
    • Click on APPLICATION FORM option from the list.
    • Fill the application form online with your particular details which include-
    1. Candidates Name
    2. Parent’s details
    3. Address and Phone Number
    4. Academic Qualification
    5. Course Details
    6. Demand Draft Number
    7. Issuing Bank
    • Take a print out of the application form and attach the following documents with the same- 
    • 2 passport size photographs 4.5x3.5 cm
    • Demand Draft
    • Declaration by parents/Guardian and by students.
    • Photocopy of required certificates.

    After you attach the required certificates and documents, submit your application form to “The Controller of Examination, Film and Television Institute of India, Law of college road, Pune- 411 004”

    Application Fee

    • Payment can be made through demand draft in the name of the Institute.
    • A Demand Draft drew on any nationalized bank in favour of Film and Television Institute of India payable at Pune.
    • Don’t forget to write the demand draft number in the application form.
    • Take a print out of the draft for future reference.
    CategoryApplication fee
    GeneralINR 4000/-
    OBCINR 4000/-
    SCINR 1250/-
    STINR 1250/-
    SEBCINR 1250/-

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card

    Admit card for FTII Entrance Test 2020 will be released on February 14, 2020 (Tentative). Aspirants can download the admit card through the official website of FTII.

    • Log onto the official website of FTII.
    • Fill in your name and application number in the box provided.
    • Click on download admit card option from the page.
    • Download the admit card and keep it for future use.

    Admit card contains some of your very important details which include-

    • Candidates Name
    • Candidates Photograph
    • Registration Number
    • Date of Examination
    • Name of Examination
    • The venue of Center for the Exam
    • Important instructions related to FTII 2020 Admit Card

    It is very important to carry the Admit card along to the exam center as without it; examination coordinator will not allow the student to enter come what may.

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Center

    Film and Television Institute of India allocate the examination center to the students according to candidates reach and easiness.

    There are total 26 examination centers allocated to students every year. Number of Exam center may vary every year as it depends on the number of students appearing for the exam.

    Exam centers for FTII are spread across different states across the country for the convenience of students to appear for the examination. Check center list below:

    Exam Cities
    New DelhiPatna
    Port BlairPune

    FTII Entrance Exam Pattern

    FTII gives a brief about the entrance exam for admissions only. Here is the exam pattern for FTII Entrance Exam 2020:

    • Question paper comprises 100 objective type questions in total.
    • Paper is qualifying in nature and each right answer is awarded 1 mark.
    • 3 hours are given to a candidate for completing the paper.
    • Entrance exam is usually held between 10 pm to 1 pm

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights 

    Mode of ExaminationOffline
    Number of Questions100
    Maximum Marks100
    Duration of Exam3 hours

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 has no such specific syllabus for the courses and examination with regard to film and television. Since majority of the courses offered by FTII are skilled based or performing art subjects there is no bound syllabus for the exam

    There are questions from general knowledge and general mental ability. One should be aware of the socio-economic developments that are going around like awards and recognition, countries and happenings in them etc.

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Result

    Sheets will be scanned and scored and the results will be prepared on the basis of separate merit list by FTII. Results will be uploaded online on April 22, 2020 (Tentative). Following is the procedure to check it-

    • Log onto the official website of FTII http://www.ftiindia.com/.
    • CLICK on the RESULTS option available on the NOTICE BOARD.
    • Choose your course for which you gave the exam.
    • Your results will appear in front of you in a PDF format.
    • Download and save your scorecard for future reference.

    There are a few factors which influence the merit list prepared by the authority holders. Here are few factors affecting the merit List-

    • Number of students that will appear for the entrance test.
    • Marks scored by the candidates.
    • The difficulty level of examination
    • Merit list trends in previous years
    • Intake of candidates in every course in the university.
    • Reservation of seats according to the university reservation policy.

    CheckFTII Entrance Exam Result

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Merit List

    Based on the performance of written and oral examination, a final merit list is prepared by the Institute for the selection of candidates.

    Result-1 is prepared on the basis of written examination and auditions which carry a weightage of 50%.

    Result 2- is followed by after it and is done on the basis of Orientation and Interview.

    Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of 1st and 2nd result lists each carrying 50% weigtage in subject to qualifying on medical test.

    FTII Entrance Exam 2020 Counselling

    After the results are announced, candidates must reach the allotted venue on the given time for counselling and further admission process.

    The Counselling process will be held by the end of July 2020 and consists of 2 rounds of personal interview and orientation. The process is further followed by a Medical test of candidate which leads to final selection.

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

    Fee Structure

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    Rahul Kumar

    How we join?...

    06 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rahul, you can check the application procedure of this exam from here: FTII Application Process

    06 Jan, 2020 10:42
    Avash karmakar

    i am doing BA in theatre, can i join for cinematography ?

    25 Nov, 2019 14:39
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Avash, as any student who has done graduation (any stream) is eligible to apply for this course, thus, you are eligible too. You can check the Admission Procedure in detail for the concerned course in the institute from here.

    25 Nov, 2019 15:32
    Akansha rastogi

    I have a master's degree in Cinema (direction) now I want to apply for a course in fashion design... What is the process for that ?

    21 Sep, 2019 15:16
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akansha, kindly mention the concerned college/university in which you want to take admission so that we can provide you the admission procedure of the same.

    21 Sep, 2019 17:05
    Arvind Sharma

    When I should apply form ,I want to join this but I don't know time to apply form

    09 Jul, 2019 06:58
    mannu singh

    Hi Arvind, the last date for submission of application form is 7 Feb 2019.

    10 Jul, 2019 14:16
    Garima Saini

    hi! i have correspondence degree. am i eligible for direction course?

    11 Feb, 2019 12:30
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Garima, yes, you are eligible for direction course.

    11 Feb, 2019 12:43


    07 Feb, 2019 18:35
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vipin, the last date for application submission was Jan 31, 2019.

    07 Feb, 2019 18:46
    Vijay Kumar Srivastava

    In Acting,Bachelors degree in any discipline. For this I have completed b.tech.so that degree can be applicable or not?

    29 Jan, 2019 03:50
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vijay, you are eligible.

    29 Jan, 2019 17:42
    Daulappa Hadapad

    Sir I am 30 years old can i apply this etrance exam

    26 Dec, 2018 23:17
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Daulappa, Yes you are eligible i.e. Candidate must be above 21 years of age. There is no upper limit specified by the Institute for candidates.

    27 Dec, 2018 13:23
    Satyam Kumar

    I am reading ISC so can I apply form

    24 Dec, 2018 00:20
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Satyam, You may please contact the exam authority to get the relevant information.

    29 Dec, 2018 15:15

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