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FTII 2018 Apply From 4th Dec 2017 to 25 Jan 2018.

FTII 2018 Application Form has been released on 24th December 2017. JET (Joint Entrance Test) is an all India level entrance test. It is organized to offer admission in various courses offered by FTII and SRFTI. FTII offers admission to students in different TV and Film programmes. The exam will be conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based). Here we have mentioned details about FTII Entrance Exam 2018, including application form, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern and many others.

Named after the  legendary film maestro Satyajit Ray, the Institute has emerged as a national center of excellence which offers post-graduate program  in Cinematic studies. SRFTI has succeeded in articulating and disseminating classical and contemporary theories of praxis for the creative minds to leap into the world of professional practice: be it mainstream, parallel, art-house, experimental or non-fiction narratives. The Institute has crossed  many mile stones towards a new paradigm of the art and craft of Film making.



No. of Seats

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing

Bachelor's Degree


Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography

Bachelor's Degree


Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design

Bachelor's Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level


Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Editing

Bachelor's Degree


Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting

Bachelor's Degree


Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/ Painting /Applied Arts / Sculpture/ Interior Design in or any related field in the Fine Arts or an equivalent qualification


One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing

Bachelor's Degree


One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in TV Direction

Bachelor's Degree



One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography

Bachelor's Degree



One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Video Editing

Bachelor's Degree


One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Sound Recording and TV Engineering

Bachelor's Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level



Events Dates

Application form starts  24th December 2017

Last date to submit the application form 25th January 2018 (5:00 PM)

Downloading of admit card 8th February 2018

Exam date 18th February 2018

Result declaration End of March 2018

Admission process starts April 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Students can check here the eligibility for various Film and TV courses:



PG Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing/ Acting/ Editing/ Cinematography

Qualification: Students must hold a bachelors degree from any recognized university.

PG Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design

Qualification: Graduation degree.
Subjects: Students must have Physics subject at 10+2 level.

PG Certificate Course in TV Direction

Qualification: Students should have completed a bachelor’s degree.

PG Certificate Course in Sound Recording and TV Engineering

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree.
Subjects: Candidates should have Physics subject at 10+2 level.


There are 2 ways, you can apply for admission :

(A) Procedure

Procedure for online application


Prepare a Demand Draft (Rs.2150 for General / OBC [Non Creamy Layer] Candidate and Rs.650 for SC/ST Candidate /Economically backward candidate) drawn on any of the branches of the Indian Bank or any Nationalised Bank , in favour of "Accounts Officer" FTII, Pune.


Be sure about the Course and Centre you want to apply for.


After you have filled up the online form. Following documents only should be sent to Film and Television Institute of India, Pune :


Two passport size photographs and Demand Draft. 
( Photograph can also be uploaded online) (Please write down your Name, Address and category (caste) on the backside of D.D.)


Declaration by Candidate and Parent/Guardian along with Photocopy of Certificates


After receipt of DD by Post or Courier, status of your application will be changed within about a week's time. Online Printing of Admit Card may start after 1st week of April 2012, your will be informed via E-mail.


You can check status of your application online using your Username and Password which you created while applying online.



  1. Candidates are required to apply online through website: 
  2. Entries in the application form shall be required to be filled only in English.      


STEP 1:  New Candidate to Create Log In (New Log In)

  • New Candidate to visit the website: and click :  Fresh Candidate to create  Log In (New Log In)
  • Fill the details to register for any programme. You must have a valid email ID for applying online. 
  • Press the button “Submit”. Once the information filled here will not be changed. The confirmation for the registration will also be sent on your email entered. 
  • Note: Kindly note the Email‐ID and Date of birth as filled by you will be used to login to the website to  fill the online application form. 

 Essential Documents to be made ready

Before starting to fill up the online application, keep ready with you the following details / documents /  Information  

  1. Valid Email ID (the email should be valid for atleast 1 year) 
  2.  Personal and Educational qualification details  
  3.  Caste / Tribe/ Class certificate (for SC / ST/ OBC candidate) 
  4.  Disability Certificate for Persons with Disabilities  
  5.  Image of scanned photograph in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 100 KB  
  6.  Image of scanned signature in jpg / jpeg format and size should not exceed 100 KB 
  7. Image of scanned SC/ST/OBC,NCL/PwD certificates (where ever applicable) in jpg/ jpeg format and  size should not exceed 200 KB  
  8. Debit / Credit Card details (For making online payment)  Contd.    

STEP 1:  New Candidate to Create  Log In (New Log In) Essential  documents to  be made ready STEP 2: Already Logged In candidate to  complete the process of filling online  application form   (Log In to your account) 


  • Action 1: Fill application form  · Personal Details  · Qualification & Other Details 
  • Action 2: Upload images 
  • Action 3: Select Courses  
  • Action 4: Make Payment 
  • Action 5: Print Application 

STEP 4:   Download the  admit card  STEP 3:   Keep  visiting  website for  updates

Action 1: Fill Application (Click on the button to fill application form)

  1. Personal Details
  2. Qualification and Other Details Fill  the  details  on  the  online  application  form.  Since  your  eligibility  will  be  screened  based  on  the  information furnished by you, you are required to exercise sufficient care to correctly furnish the details  of your Qualification, etc. While filling the application form online, please save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”.  In case you wish to edit any information you can do that by log in again using Email,ID and Date of birth  and after editing the information, make sure to save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”. 

Action 2 : Uploading images  

  • Upload Photograph  ‐ Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture. Make sure that the  picture  is  in  colour,  taken  against  a  lightcolored,  preferably  white  background,  and  has  no  harsh  shadows. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.  Also, ensure that both ears are visible in the picture. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable.  Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face. The image should only be in .jpg or .jpeg  format. Size of file should be minimum 20 kb and maximum 50 kb.
  • Upload Signature ‐ Sign on white paper with Black ink pen and scan it. Please scan the signature area  only and not the entire page and ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 100 kb.  Please note that this signature would appear on the Admit Card, and if it does not match the signature  on the answer sheet at the time of the written test and at the time of Interview, the candidature will  be cancelled. The image should only be in .jpg or .jpeg format. Size of file should minimum 20 kb and  maximum 100 kb
  • Upload  Certificate  –  SC/ST/OBC‐NCL/PwD  Candidates  are  required  to  upload  scanned  category/disability  certificate. The  original  certificate must be  scanned in  colour. The image  should  only be in .jpg or .jpeg format. Size of file should minimum 50 kb and maximum 200 kb

Action 3 : Select Courses 

  • Candidate may opt for maximum 2 Courses, one each from Film Wing & TV Wing. In case Courseopted is offered at both the campuses i.e. Pune & Kolkata, the candidate will have to specify their  preference for same.  The Application fee per course is  1250/‐ for SC, ST and PwD and  4000 for all other categories. 

Action 4 : Make Payment   

  • There is only one options available for payment of admission fee as given below:   Debit / Credit Card  On selection of option click button “Submit”. On clicking button “Submit” the information about Name,  Category, Examination fees will be displayed.   NOTE: Once  the payment has been made  through Debit/Credit Card ; you will not be allowed  to  change/modify any information.  Payment through Debit Card / Credit Card: Keep the Debit Card / Credit Card Details handy.   In  case you wish  to  change  the  category,  click button  “Home” and  then  click  button  “Action  1: Fill  Application” so that the application form will be opened. After editing the information, make sure to save the information by clicking the button “SAVE”. Now click button “Home” and then click button  “Action 3: Make Payment” and proceed for the payment.  

Action 5 : Print Application 

  • Candidate can view the by clicking the button “Action 5: Print Application” and can take print out of  the same for their record. Do not send any document to FTII.

STEP 3:  Keep visiting website for updates  

STEP 4:  Download (Print) the Admit Card  

  • On  the  basis  of  information  given  in  the  JET  Application  Form,  Admit  Card  of  provisionally  eligible  candidates will  be available  for download  from website:  from  8th  February 2018 (Thursday).  

  • Download  Admit  Card  –  On  the  due  date  for  Admit  Card,  re‐login  to  the  website:  to  download  the  admit  card  containing    the  details    of    the  centre/venue for  the  examination, etc.,. 
  • Print Admit Card ‐ Take a printout of the admit card.  Candidates will not be allowed to enter the Written  Test Venue without a valid Admit Card.   NOTE:  The admit card  for written  test will NOT be  sent by  post  or  email.  Candidates are advised  to  regularly check JET 2018 website for updates.