FTII JET 2021: Exam Date, Full Form, Syllabus, Eligibility, Books, Result, Question Paper, Answer Key

Exam Date

Jun 15, 2021

Result Date

Apr 8, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Arts, Mass Communication

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If filmmaking is something that you want to pursue professionally, the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)  might be the college you can pursue this career at. To make it to FTII, Pune, you must write the FTII JET that is conducted once a year. FTII JET stands for Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Exam, which is a national level entrance examination conducted for the candidates who want pursue PG and PG Diploma courses offered by the college. The Film wing offers various programmes such as writing, editing, acting, screenplay, cinematography, sound designing and recording, etc. The Television wing offers courses such as directions, electronic cinematography, sound recording & television engineering and video editing, etc. To know more about FTII JET 2021, read the article given below.

What is the FTII JET?

FTII JET stands for Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test. The FTII Entrance Exam is intended for aspirants who want to study courses in Direction & Screenplay Writing, Editing, Acting, Cinematography, Feature Film Screenplay Writing, Sound Designing & Recording, and Art Direction & Production Design at the Film and Television Institute of India. The students will be conferred with a Post Graduate Diploma.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Dates

The official notification announcing the FTII JET exam dates is awaited. The tentative dates related to all the important events are tabulated below for your reference: 

Important Events Dates (Tentative)
FTII JET 2021 Application Form Start Date May 8, 2021 
FTII JET 2021 Application Form End Date May 31, 2021
FTII JET 2021 Admit Card Date Jun 5, 2021
FTII 2021 Entrance Exam Date Jun 15, 2021
FTII JET 2021 Written Result Date Apr 7, 2021 
FTII JET 2021 Interview and Orientation Schedule To Be Announced 
FTII JET 2021 Final Merit List To Be Announced 

FTII JET 2021 Courses Offered

Candidates interested in films and filmmaking can learn about the different courses offered through FTII. A Post Graduate Diploma or a Post Graduate Certificate is offered for the following courses. There are two types of FTII courses offered, they are Film Wing course and Television Wing Courses. The various courses offered by FTII through FTII JET 2021, is mentioned in the below list.

Flim Wing Courses

  • Direction & Screenplay Writing
  • Editing
  • Acting
  • Cinematography
  • Feature Film Screenplay Writing
  • Sound Designing & Recording and
  • Art Direction & Production Design

Television Wing Course

  • Directions
  • Electronic Cinematography
  • Sound Recording & Television Engineering and
  • Video Editing

FTII JET 2021 Application Form

To fill the FTII JET 2021 application form, candidates should visit the official website and apply online. Follow the instructions to complete the FTII online form 2021.

  • All applicants must fill in the essential details - personal and educational details.
  • Upload all documents, photographs, and signatures. The image must be in Jpeg file format.
  • Candidates can also select the cities according to the preference given in the registration form.
  • A candidate can select two cities for their choice.

FTII JET 2021 Application Fee

The Payment for the application should be done via online mode only through credit or debit card. Applicants need to have look at the below table to know about the fee or the cost of the application:

Course Wing General Category Application Fee Fee for SC/ST/PwD category candidates
Film Wing INR 4000 INR 1250
Television Wing INR 4000 INR 1250

FTII JET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate's application might be rejected at any time during the process of admission if the candidate is found to be ineligible for the examination. Before appearing for any examination, candidates need to be well versed with the eligibility criteria scenario, such that any important events related to eligibility criteria should not be missed out in any circumstances. Applicants must go through the FTII JET 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form which is given below.

The minimum qualification for candidates aspiring to get into Direction & Screen Play Writing, Electronic Cinematography, and Video Editing, Acting is a bachelor's degree in any discipline.

For Sound Recording & Television Engineering all interested candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Physics as a compulsory subject in Class 12.

The minimum qualification for candidates interested in Art Direction & Production Design courses is a Bachelor’s Degree in any one of the following Applied Arts, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Interior Design, Related Field in Fine Arts, or an equivalent diploma.

FTII JET 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of the FTII JET 2021 exam is different for Film Wing and Television Wing. The topics involved and the number of sections involved are discussed below.

The Film Wing has two sections - A & B. In Section A candidates will be asked questions from the General Aptitude Test which includes questions from Architecture, Art, Cinema, etc.

In section B, candidates will be asked questions from the Specific Area Aptitude Test. This section will ideally have long descriptive questions, descriptive type questions & short notes type questions.

In Television Wing, there are essentially 3 sections - A, B & C. Section A comprises of General Aptitude Test which will have questions related to General Awareness & Television, Digital Media & Electronics.

Sections B will have questions based on long descriptive type questions and Section C in Television Wing will also have Special Area Aptitude Test.

FTII JEE 2021 Exam Pattern

The syllabus and exam pattern are the two most essential components that a candidate must know before taking any exam. Candidates can learn about the  FTII JET 2021 Exam Pattern here.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Pattern Overview
Elements Details
Mode of the exam Offline Mode
Time Duration 3 Hours
Question Types MCQ & Descriptive Type
Total Marks 100
Mark per right answer 1 mark

Film Wing Course

The exam pattern is given based on the sections in this course. The first table represents topics in section A and the next table gives data about the topics in section B.

Section A Topics Marks allotted
General Aptitude Test 30
Cinema 15
General Awareness (National/ International), Indian History, Culture, etc. 15

All the topics which would be asked in the next segment, along with the corresponding marks are tabulated below:

Section B Topics Marks allotted
Specific Area Aptitude Test 70
Long Descriptive Questions 20
Descriptive-Type Questions 30
Short Answer-Type Questions 20

Television Wing Course Pattern

Candidates aspiring for Television wing courses must refer to the below table which represents Exam Pattern for Television wing.

Section A Topics Marks Allotted
General Aptitude Test 30
Questions on TV, Electronic Media, and Digital Media 15
General Awareness (National/ International), Culture, Art, folk art, etc. 15
Other Sections Marks Allotted
Section B (Long Descriptive Answers) 20
Section C (Special Area Aptitude Test) 50

FTII JET Entrance Exam 2021 Admit Card

The admit card for the JET exam will be released on the official website. The call letter or hall ticket will not be sent to anyone by post. 

FTII JET Admit Card will hold information like the name of the candidate, exam center, and other instructions. All candidates must carry the admit card to the test center, without it no one will be allowed inside the exam hall. Along with the hall ticket candidates must bring along with them a photo identity proof like Aadhar Card or Pan Card.

FTII JET 2021 Exam Centres

FTII JET 2021 Exam can be attempted from any one of the following 27 cities mentioned in the below table:

Leh (Ladakh)

Imphal

Agartala 

Jaipur

Ahmedabad

Jammu 

Bengaluru

Kolkata

Bhubaneshwar

Lucknow

Chandigarh

Mumbai

Chennai

New Delhi

Dehradun

Patna 

Guwahati

Port Blair 

Gangtok

Pune 

Hyderabad

Raipur 

Allahabad

Ranchi

Bhopal

Srinagar

Thiruvananthapuram 

 

FTII JET 2021 Results

The FTII JET 2021 results will be declared in Apr 7, 2021 tentatively on the official website of FTII. Post the declaration of the FTII Exam result, a merit list will be prepared as per the marks scored by a candidate.

Based on the merit list, eligible candidates will be called for the interview. Only selected candidates can attend the following rounds conducted for admission. 

FTII 2021 Admission Process

Based on the score obtained by the candidate, he or she will be called for the admission rounds. These include personal interviews and auditions (in the case of Acting courses). There will also be medical tests also for candidates before the interview.

Finally, call letters will be sent to the eligible aspirants for admission. During the time of counselling or admission, document verification will be done. Relevant and original documents as specified must be carried to the designated centers. 

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