FTII 2023 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility

FTII stands for Film and Television Institute of India which offers candidates admission into the institute via an entrance examination. It is commenced by Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI) and Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) for admission. The candidate must go through an entrance examination called JET or Joint Entrance Examination. In this article, we will discuss FTII Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility, etc.

FTII 2023 Important Date

Start the Application form submitDecember 2023
Last date of application form ReceiptJanuary 2023
Downloading the admit card dateFebruary 2023
FTII Entrance Exam 2023 February 2023
Result date declarationTo be announced later
Interview startedTo be announced later
FTII Pune Admission 2023 process to startTo be announced later

Courses Offered through FTII JET

The following are the courses offered through FTII JET-

Group A

Paper NumberProgrammesCourse DurationInstitute
1Producing for Film & Television3 year PG DiplomaSRFTI
2Animation Cinema3 year PG DiplomaSRFTI
3Art Direction & Production Design3 year PG DiplomaFTII*
4Screen Acting2 yearFTII
5Screenwriting2 yearFTII

Group B

Paper NumberProgrammesCourse DurationInstitute
1Direction and Screenplay writing3 year PG DiplomaFTII*, SRFTI
2Cinematography3 year PG DiplomaFTII*, SRFTI
3Editing3 year PG DiplomaFTII*, SRFTI
4Sound Recording & Sound Design3 year PG DiplomaFTII*, SRFTI

Group C

Paper NumberProgrammesCourse DurationInstitute
1Direction & Producing3 year PG DiplomaSRFTI
2Direction1 year CertificateFTII
3Cinematography2 year DiplomaSRFTI
4Electronic Cinematography1 year CertificateFTII
5Editing2 year DiplomaSRFTI
6Video Editing1 year Certificate 
7Sound for Electronic and Digital Media2 years DiplomaSRFTI
8Sound Recording and Television Engineering1 year CertificateFTII
9Electronic and Digital Media Management2 years DiplomaSRFTI
10Writing for Electronic and Digital Media2 year DiplomaSRFTI

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria that the candidate must have to participate in the examination-

Direction & Screen Play Writing, Electronic Cinematography, & Video Editing Acting

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from any recognized university

Sound Recording & Television Engineering

  • Candidate must have qualified for a 12th level exam with Physics as a compulsory subject

Art Direction & Production Design

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Applied Arts, Sculpture, Architecture, Painting, Fine Arts, Interior Design, or an equivalent diploma

FTII 2023 Registration Form

The following are the steps that you can follow to register for the FTII entrance examination-

  • The registration for FTII can be done online by Visiting the official website of the FTII- https://www.ftii.ac.in/
  • Click on the Registration button followed by clicking on the signup button
  • Now, signup using mobile number, email, name, and other important details
  • Confirm your registration using an email sent to you from FTII
  • Now login to your website and click on the registration form
  • Fill the form using correct details followed by uploading the document mentioned below
  • Now payment page appears, you can pay the application fee using UPI, Credit/debit card, net banking, etc.
  • After paying the application fee, download the Payment confirmation followed by a printout of the filled application form for future use

Documents Required for FTII application

  • Colored photograph
  • Signature on white background with black/ blue ink pen
  • Mark sheets/ grade cards from class 10th & 12th
  • Caste certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL candidates
  • Disability certificates for PWD candidates
  • Graduation Degree/ Marks Sheet

Application Fee

The application fee for FTII is as follows-

WingGeneral categorySC/ ST/ PWD category candidates
Film Wing GroupRs.4000/-Rs.1250/-
Television Wing GroupRs.4000/-Rs.1250/-

FTII 2023 Exam Pattern

The duration of the time needed to finish each section is 3 hours and the first section is 30 marks, whereas the second section is 70 marks making it a total of 100 marks for 100 questions. The following are the examination pattern of the IS entrance examination-

Film wing course

Section AMarks
General Awareness (National/ International), Indian History, Culture, etc.15
General Aptitude CourseTotal-30
Section B  Marks
Long descriptive questions20
Descriptive questions30
Short questions20
Specific Area Aptitude TestTotal- 70

Television Wing Course

Section AMarks
General Awareness (National/ International), Art, Culture, folk art, etc.15
Questions related to TV, Electronic Media, and digital media15
General Aptitude CourseTotal-30
Section B20
Long descriptive questions
Section C50
Special Area Aptitude Test

FTII 2023 Syllabus

The following are the list of the syllabus for the FTII entrance examination-

For Film Wing Courses

Section AGeneral Aptitude Questions, General Knowledge, Questions related to cinema, art, music, and theatre
Section BThis section includes questions from the Specific Area Aptitude Test such as long descriptive questions, descriptive questions and short notes type questions.

For Television Wing Courses

Section AGeneral Aptitude Test, General Awareness, Television, Digital Media, and Electronics
Section BLong descriptive type questions
Section CSpecial Area Aptitude Test

FTII Reservation Criteria

The following are the reservation criteria for FTII-

Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)27%
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.50%
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)5%

FTII Examination Centres-

The following are the examination centers for FTII-

Leh (Ladakh)Imphal
Agartala Jaipur
ChennaiNew Delhi
GuwahatiPort Blair 

FTII Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document which enables the candidate to participate in the examination. If the candidate fails to present the admit card in the examination center then the candidate will not be allowed to participate in the examination. Some important guidelines are mentioned in the admit card the candidate must follow those guidelines. The admit card can be downloaded from the official website of the FTII.

FTII Result

The result of the FTII will be released on the official website of FTII. The scorecard usually released after4 days of examination. The FTII scorecard will be valid for 2 years from the date of examination.

FTII Admission Process

The admission into FTII will be based on the entrance examination. A merit list with a minimum cut-off mark will be released. Candidates who have scored more marks than the cut-off marks will be selected for the admission. After passing the entrance examination, the candidates will be contacted through a call letter. After getting the call letter, the candidate will have to block the seat by attending the counselling session.

FTII Counselling

Counselling is and event where the candidates who have passed the entrance examination seek admission. There are multiple colleges under a University both private as well government and counselling session is organised by the colleges to invite the candidates for admission. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents and confirm your seat. You have to select the college that you want to choose however the availability of the college also depends on the merit list and your ranking.

Documents Required for Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counselling session-

  • SSC Mark Sheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • SSC Passing Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • HSC Mark Sheet
  • Admit card
  • HSC Passing Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Entrance Exam Scorecard
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Migration Certificate

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