Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test

Pen & Paper Mode

FTII JET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 4,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body: Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)

FTII JET 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - May 30 2022 by Vanshika Johari

FTII JET 2022 or Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test will be organized by Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.  This exam is conducted once in a year.  Candidates have to apply through online mode only for this National Entrance Test. Candidates get admission in FTII, Pune and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata which offers Postgraduate Diploma and some Postgraduate Certificate Courses after qualifying the entrance test. This article will give in-depth knowledge of how to go on preparing for the examination and stay updated about all the events occurring before and after the examination.

FTII JET 2022 Exam Status

Candidates can check FTII JET status from below:
FTII JET 2022 exam date

Not announced

Application form

Yet to start

FTII JET 2022 Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the JET 2022 form the below-given table:

FTII JET 2022 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Application window opensApril 2022
Application window closes3rd week of May 2022
Admit card availability4th week of May 2022
JET 2022 exam date1st week of June 2022
JET 2022 result date2nd week of June 2022
InterviewJuly 2022
Admission startsJuly 2022

FTII JET 2022 Application Form

FTII JET 2022 Application Form will be released soon on the official website. Aspirants must keep these points in their mind while filling up the Application Form:
  • The application form will be through online mode only.
  • All the information about the candidates should be correct and if found incorrect at the admission time, actions would be taken accordingly.
  • Multiple application forms of the single candidates lead to the cancellation of the exam for that candidate.
  • Recheck all the filled details before the final submission of the form to avoid rejection.
  • Aspirants must check their eligibility criteria before filling up the form otherwise they will face problem at the time of admission.

FTII JET 2022 Application Fee

Film and Television Institute of India fee is mentioned below concerning the category of the Applicants and the wing they’ll be paying the fees for.

FTII JET 2022 Registration Fee 
S.No.CoursesFees (Rs.) SC / ST/ PWD (Rs.) 
1.Anyone course i.e. under group A/B/C4000/- 1250/- 
2.For two courses (one subject from each
group) A & B or B & C or C & A 
8000/- (4000 + 4000) 2500/- (1250 + 1250)
3.Three courses (one subject from each
group) A B & C
(4000 + 4000 + 2000) 
(1250 + 1250 + 625) 

*Applicants need to pay the fees only once for taking admission in either of the two institutes.

Mode of payment: Payment can their application fee online through internet banking/credit card/debit card.

FTII JET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

FTII JET 2022 Eligibility Criteria for the Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate courses are mentioned below:

FTII JET Exam Eligibility Requirements 2022
Eligibility Criteria

Direction & Screenplay Writing

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline


Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Sound Recording & Sound Design

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Physics as a subject at senior secondary (10+2) level

Art Direction & Production Design

Bachelor’s degree in applied arts, architecture, painting, sculpture, interior design or related fields in fine arts or equivalent diploma from a recognized institute in any of the above


Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Feature Film Screenplay Writing

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Candidate can keep visiting this page for the latest updates as notifies by the officials of FTII JET.

FTII JET 2022 Exam Pattern

FTII JET 2022 Exam Pattern is mentioned below knowing which the Applicants can plan up on how to take the exam to score well:

FTII JET Question Pattern 2022
Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen & Paper)


180 minutes (3 hours)

Number of Questions

100 Questions

Language of Questions

English or Hindi

Section-wise marks distribution in both Film and television wing is given in the tables below:
Film Wing
Section A – General Aptitude Test

30 (total)

General Awareness (National/International)
Indian History, Culture etc.




Section B – Specific Domain Aptitude Test

70 (total)

Long Descriptive Questions


Medium Descriptive Questions


Short Descriptive Questions


Television Wing
Section A – General Aptitude Test

30 (total)

General Awareness (National/International)
Art, Folk Art, Culture etc.


Questions Related to Electronics Media, TV and Digital Media


Section B – Long Descriptive Questions

20 (total)

Section C – Special Domain Aptitude Test

50 (total)

FTII JET 2022 Syllabus

FTII JET Syllabus 2022 is mentioned below according to which Applicants can prepare for the FTII JET 2022 Entrance Examination:

FTII JET Syllabus for Television Wing

The syllabus for the Television wing is largely divided into three sections which are as follows:

  • Section A - General Awareness (National/International), Art, Folk Art, Culture etc. Questions Related to Electronics Media, TV and Digital Media will also be a part of Section A.
  • Section B – This section will contain Long Descriptive Questions.
  • Section C - This section will contain questions from the Specific domain so we call it the Special Area Aptitude Test.

FTII JET Syllabus for Film Wing

The syllabus is mainly divided into two sections for film wing which are as follows;

  • Section A – General Aptitude Test for which Applicants will be asked about Architecture, various Art forms, General Awareness (National/International), Cinema related Questions etc.
  • Section B – This section is going to be descriptive and Applicants will be asked about a specific domain.

FTII JET 2022 Preparation Tips

FTII JET Preparation Tips 2022 are posted below which are useful for all the candidates appearing for FTII JET 2022 Examination:

  • Applicants must go through the examination syllabus before they start preparing for it.
  • Candidates should look up famous books related to the syllabus or if there is a book available for that particular examination that includes practice sets and previous years.
  • All the exams have a pattern that is closely related to the previous year examinations going through which the Applicants can get an idea of important and frequently asked topics.
  • Applicants must follow proper sleep schedules as taking proper rest is an important part of preparation because it helps to focus and concentrate.
  • Get detailed knowledge of the history of Indian cinema, music, literature, art & other film-related topics.

FTII JET 2022 Admit Card

FTII JET Admit Card 2022 will be released on the official website. Applicants can download their admit cards and check all the details which include their Roll Number, Test Venue, Personal Details filled up in the FTII JET Exam 2022 Application Form. A few things to keep in mind with the Admit card are as follows:

  • If Applicants are found without Admit Card in the examination hall, there are chances that the authorities might not allow them to sit for the examination.
  • If there is any discrepancy found in the Admit Card particulars, the candidate should immediately get in touch with the Authority to get it rectified.
  • Candidates found carrying any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except those mentioned above inside the examination Hall will be debarred from appearing in the examination.
  • Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of such items during the Examinations may lead to the cancellation of candidature.
  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave his/her seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over.

FTII JET 2022 Result

The vital information regarding FTII JET Result 2022 is given below:

  • FTII JET Result will be declared soon after the exam on the official website.
  • Applicants must download their scorecard which will have details like Rank, Marks scored etc.
  • If the Applicant clears the examination then should immediately start preparing for the Interview.

Selection Criteria of FTII JET 2022

The selection criteria for various courses are listed below:

  • Selection criteria for all the above courses except for Acting:

Candidates successful in the exam will be called for orientation and Interview. The final merit list will be prepared based on the written examination (JET), orientation and interview with each stage carrying 20%, 50% (20% practical + 30% written) and 30% marks respectively subject to qualifying in Medical test.

  • Selection criteria for PG Diploma course in Acting:

The written examination will be 03 hours duration (JET) for 100 marks, conducted at examination centres around the country. Qualifying candidates in the written examination are further called for an audition. Based on the performance of the written test and audition, Result 1 is prepared with each stage carrying 50% marks. Short-listed Candidates (as per Result 1) will be called for orientation & interview and Medical test. Result 2 is prepared based on orientation & interview. Final merit list will be prepared based on Result 1 and Result 2, each carrying 50% weighting subject to qualifying in the Medical test.

FTII JET 2022 Counselling

After the declaration of the results, FTII JET Counselling 2022 will start which is mandatory for all the Applicants who have qualified the examination and wish to pursue any of the available courses in either of the institutions. There’s a medical test also which takes place before the counselling and once cleared, Applicants are eligible for auditions and interview followed by admission.

Film and Television Institute of India courses are listed below:

Direction & Screenplay WritingTV Production & Direction
CinematographyTV Camera
EditingTV Editing
SoundTV Sound
Art Direction & Production DesignTV Engineering
Feature Film Screenplay Writing 

These are various courses offered by FTII JET exam. Interested applicant can be connected to this page for more detail information.

FTII JET 2022 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the FTII JET exam:

FTII JET 2022 Basic Updates
Exam Name


Conducting Body

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune


National Level


Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate courses

FTII Official websites


Application Link

Releasing Soon

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen & Paper)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission to various Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate courses offered by the Institute

About Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) was set up by the Government of India in 1960, in the premises of the erstwhile Prabhat Studios in Pune. It Campus currently stands on the grounds of the erstwhile Prabhat Studio. Prabhat Studio was a pioneer in the business of filmmaking and shifted to Pune from Kolhapur in 1933. The archaic studios of the time, which were the production grounds for the films of Prabhat are still present and are being used at FTII. The old Studios of Prabhat are now heritage structures and students continue to work at the world's oldest functioning film shooting studios.

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FTII JET Important Dates

FTII JET 2022 Form Date01 Apr - 28 Apr 2022 (Tentative)

Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Subjective

Negative Marking:



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