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FTII Entrance Exam 2019: Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Admission Process

Updated On - November 9th 2018 by JAINAB ALVI

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 is conducted by Film and Television Institute of India for various postgraduate courses on February 18, 2019 (tentative).

  • There are no specific nationality rules for a candidate. Students must have a bachelor’s degree otherwise.
  • Application form is to be submitted to the Institute directly and can be obtained from the official website of FTII.
  • Candidates can pay the requisite fee through a demand draft through any nationalized bank in favor of FTII payable at Pune.
FTII Entrance Exam 2019 Application FormsFTII Entrance Exam Admit CardFTII Entrance Exam Results
  • Admit Card for the exam will be available from third week of March 2019 on the official website of Film and Television Institute of India. It can be downloaded easily by providing your Name and Application number.
  • FTII is held across the country with 24 exam centers for the students making it more accessible.
  • 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.  
  • Results are announced in the form of Merit List. Candidates can check the same by login into the official website of FTII and choose their respective courses for which they want to view the results. Result sheet will appear in front of them in a PDF format.
  • Counseling process is began in the last week of May 2019. It includes Personal Interview, Orientation and Medical Test.

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 Highlights

Date of FTII Entrance Exam 2019February 18, 2019
Conducting BodyFilm and Television Institute of India
Mode of FTII 2019Offline
Official Website
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 2019 Dates

Film and Television Institute of India announces the important dates for entrance examination for admission to various postgraduate courses. Here is the list of a few important dates-

EventsDates (tentative) 
FTII Application form will be available fromDecember 24, 2019
Last Date for Submission of Application FormJanuary 31, 2019
Admit cardFebruary 8, 2019
FTII Entrance ExaminationFebruary 18, 2019
Result DeclarationApril 15, 2019

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 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 play writingBachelors 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 2019 Application Form

Applicants can apply online and register themselves through the official website of FTII- 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 favor 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 2150/-
OBCINR 2150/-
SCINR 650/-
STINR 650/-

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 Admit Card

Admit card for FTII Entrance Test 2019 is available from April 8, 2019. 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
  • Venue of Center for the Exam
  • Important instructions related to FTII 2019 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 2019 Exam Center

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

There are total 24 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.

FTII Entrance Examination 2019 Exam Pattern

FTII gives a brief about the entrance exam for admissions only. Here is the exam pattern for FTII Entrance Exam 2019:

  • 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 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights 

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

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 Syllabus

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 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 2019 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 15, 2019. Following is the procedure to check it-

  • Log onto the official website of FTII
  • 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 score card 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.
  • 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.

FTII Entrance Exam 2019 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 weigtage 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 2019 Counselling

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

Counseling process will be held by the end of July 2019 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


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