Joint Entrance Test for SRFTI & FTII – 2020

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Joint Entrance Test – JET 2020


Candidates desirous of seeking admission to Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata (SRFTI) and Film and Television Institute of India, Pune (FTII), both leading educational institutions in the art and craft of film making and television production, need to go through a multi-stage selection process. The First Stage in this selection process is an All India Level written examination called as the Joint Entrance Test, 2020 (JET 2020).JET 2020 is a written test of three hours’ duration consisting of objective type and subjective questions and will be conducted in 27 cities across India. Based on the JET 2020 score of the candidates, SRFTI and FTII will send call letters to the candidates for the Second Stage of the selection process and thereafter, on successful accomplishment of all the requisites, finally admit students in their full time regular programmes for the academic year 2020.

This year, SRFTI will host the JET 2020 on Saturday, 15th February (afternoon) and Sunday, 16th February, 2020 in two sessions (forenoon and afternoon), across 27 cities in India. As mentioned above, JET 2020 is a pre-requisite for admission to any of the programmes of SRFTI and FTII. These programmes are:

Group A

Paper No. Course Duration Institute
1 Producing for Film and Television 3 Year SRFTI
2 Animation Cinema 3 Year SRFTI
3 Art Direction & Production Design 3 Year FTII*
4 Screen Acting 2 Year FTII*
5 Screen Writing 2 Year FTII

Group B

Paper No. Course Duration Institute
6 Direction and Screenplay writing 3 Year SRFTI & FTII*
7 Cinematography 3 Year SRFTI & FTII*
8 Editing 3 Year SRFTI & FTII*
9 Sound recording and Design 3 Year SRFTI & FTII*

Group C

Paper No. Course Duration Nature of Course Institute
10 Direction & Producing 2 Year Diploma SRFTI
Direction 1 Year Certificate FTII
11 Cinematography 2 Year Diploma SRFTI
Electronic Cinematography 1 Year Certificate FTII
12 Editing 2 Year Diploma SRFTI
Video Editing 1 Year Certificate FTII
13 Sound for Electronic and Digital Media 2 Year Diploma SRFTI
Sound Recording andTelevision Engineering 1 Year Certificate FTII
14 Electronic and Digital Media Management 2 Year Diploma SRFTI
15 Writing for Electronic and Digital Media 2 Year Diploma SRFTI

*The following post graduate diploma programmes offered by film wing of FTII, Pune: Direction & Screenplay Writing, Sound Recording & Sound design, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction & Production Design and Screen Acting are considered equivalent to a Master’s degree awarded by Indian Universities.

NOTE: Before a prospective candidate makes a decision to appear for the JET 2020, he/she must visit the website of the concerned Institute and their specific programmes to ensure accurate and updated information of each programme, the eligibility requirements and the entire admission process.

INFORMATION SOURCES
JET website: https://applyadmission.net/jet2020
FTII website: http://ftii.ac.in/
SRFTI website: http://srfti.ac.in/

JET 2020 MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Courses under the Film Wing Group
The minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for application for all courses (except Sound Recording & Sound Design and Art Direction & Production Design) in film wing group is Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. For Sound Recording & Sound Design and Art Direction & Production Design, the eligibility is as under:

Name of the Specializations Minimum Educational Qualification
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.

Courses under the EDM (SRFTI) /TV (FTII) Group
The minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for application for all courses (except Sound Recording & Television Engineering and Sound for Electronic & Digital Media) in EDM (SRFTI) / TV (FTII) group is Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. For Sound Recording & Television Engineering and Sound for Electronic & Digital Media, the eligibility is as under:

Name of the Specialization Minimum Educational Qualification
Sound Recording & Television Engineering / Sound for Electronic and Digital Media Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Physics as a subject at senior secondary (10+2) level

Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor’s degree, and awaiting results, can also apply for JET 2020. The last date of submitting final result / graduation certificate is 31st July. In case result is not declared by the University/institution on or before 31st July 2020, such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme, only if they submit a passing certificate from the Controller of the Examination / Principal / Registrar of their University/institution (issued on or before the date as stipulated by the respective institute) stating that they have completed the Bachelor’s degree, on the date of the issue of the certificate.

RESERVATIONS
In terms of the legal framework, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST), 27% for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (OBC-NCL), and 5% for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) candidates.

PAYMENT OF JET REGISTRATION FEE
(The JET Registration Fee shall be accepted through online modes of payment i.e. Debit Card/Credit Card only)

Sl. No. Courses Fees (Rs.) SC / ST/ PWD (Rs.)
1 Any one course i.e. under group A/B/C 4000/- 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 10000/- (4000 + 4000 + 2000) 3125/- (1250 + 1250 + 625)

Please note that for the courses which are offered by both Institutes, a candidate needs to pay registration fee only once, and he/she will be considered for admission to both Institutes.

A candidate can apply maximum one course from Group A, one course from Group B, and one course from Group C. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Bank charges for online transaction will have to be borne by the applicant.

REGISTRATION FOR JET 2020
The registration window opens on 08.12.2019 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on 24.01.2020. The details will be available in the registration guide on the JET website.

At the time of registration, the candidates have to select any two test cities as per their preference from the drop down menu. After the last date of registration, candidates will be allotted one among the 2 preferred cities. In the rare case that a candidate is not allotted any of the preferred cities, he/she will be allotted a nearby city. The candidates can download the admit cards from 05.02.2020 till 14.02.2020.

TEST CENTRES
JET will be conducted in centres spread across around 27 test cities. Details about the test centres in these test cities will be available on this website from 05.02.2020 and the name of the test centre will be indicated in the Admit Card.

Download the Information Bulletin for complete details:

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