The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) is an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India and aided by the Central Government of India. It is situated on the premises of the erstwhile Prabhat Film Company in Pune. FTII has become India’s premier film and television institute, with its alumni becoming technicians, actors and directors in the film and television industry. FTII is a member of the International Liaison Centre of Schools of Cinema and Television (CILECT), an organisation of the world’s leading schools of film and television.

FTII 2019 FTII 2020

FTII Admission

The dates for commencement of various events for FTII Admission is provided in the table below:

Events 2019 2020 
Date of FTII exam 24 Feb 2019 3rd week of Feb 2020

Courses and Specialization offered at FTII

The following specializations are offered at the Film and Television Institute of India:

PG Diploma and Certificate Courses in Films

  1. Direction & Screenplay writing
  2. Cinematography
  3. Editing
  4. Acting
  5. Feature Film Screenplay Writing
  6. Sound Recording & Sound Design
  7. Art Direction & Production Design

PG Certificate Course in Television

  1. Direction
  2. Electronic Cinematography
  3. Video Editing
  4. Sound Recording & Television Engineering

Eligibility Criteria

For PG Diploma and Certificate Courses in Films

Name of the Specialization courses Minimum Educational Qualification
Direction & Screenplay writing / Cinematography / Editing /Acting / Feature Film Screenplay Writing Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
Sound Recording & Sound Design Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level
Art Direction & Production Design Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/ Painting /Applied Arts / Sculpture/ Interior Design in or any related field in the Fine Arts or an equivalent qualification

For PG Certificate Course in Television

Name of the Specialization courses Minimum Educational Qualification
Direction / Electronic Cinematography / Video Editing Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized University/ Institute
Sound Recording & Television Engineering Should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level

Exam Pattern

  1. The entrance exam for FTII will be of 3 hours duration.
  2. There will 100 number of questions in the entrance test
  3. There will be descriptive and objective type questions.
Section A Marks
General Aptitude Test (MCQ): 50 Marks
General Awareness (National / International) 15 Marks
General Mental Ability (Mathematical / Abstract Reasoning) 15 Marks
Indian History, Culture, Art, Architecture, Music, Folk-art, Cinema, Television etc 20 Marks
Total 50 Marks
Section B Marks
Specific Area Aptitude Test (Descriptive): 50 Marks
This section is designed to test the ability and aptitude of a candidate in the specific field of cinematic expression.A total of eight questions will be given.Out of these, a candidate is required to attempt any five. Each question carries Ten Marks. 5 x 10 = 50 Marks

Television Wing Courses

Section A Marks
Common Aptitude Test (MCQ): 50 Marks
General Awareness (National / International) 15 Marks
General Mental Ability (Mathematical / Abstract Reasoning) 15 Marks
Indian History, Culture, Art, Architecture, Music, Folk-art, Cinema, Television etc 20 Marks
Total 50 Marks
Section B Marks
Specific Area Aptitude Test (Descriptive): 50 Marks
This section is designed to test the ability and aptitude of a candidate in the chosen audiovisual field. A total of eight questions will be given. Out of these, a candidate is required to attempt any five. Each question carries Ten Marks. 5 x 10 = 50 Marks

FTII Cut Off

The Film and Television Institute of India is the exam conducting authority which will declare the cut off for FTII. As of for now, no such announcement is done. Interested candidates can check last year’s cut off for qualifying the examination and prepare accordingly. However, every candidate should have a goal to score more in the entrance test.

Category Minimum cut off percentage
General 50%
OBC (NCL) 45%
SC/ST 40%

Previous Year’s Question Papers

Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing Check Here
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography Check Here
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound Design Check Here
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Editing Check Here
Three Year Post Graduate Diploma in Art Direction and Production Design Check Here
Two Year Post Graduate Diploma in Acting Check Here
One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Feature Film Screenplay Writing Check Here
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in TV Direction Check Here
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Electronic Cinematography Check Here
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Video Editing Check Here
One Year Post Graduate Certificate Course in Sound Recording and TV Engineering Check Here


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