Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute Admission Test in September

Applications are invited for admission to postgraduate programme in Cinema by Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI) from eligible candidates for the academic session 2013-2016.

The program

The postgraduate cinema program with specialization in Direction and Screenplay Writing, Cinematography, Sound Recording & Design, Editing and Producing for Film & Television is a three-year degree course for students interested in a career in film and television.

Important dates

  • Availability of online forms: 30 July, 2013
  • Last date for application: 23 August, 2013; up to 5 p.m.
  • Last date for release of admit cards: 27 August, 2013
  • Date for written admission test: 1 September, 2013
  • Declaration of result of written entrance test: 16 September, 2013
  • OC and Interview: between 21 October and 29 October, 2013
  • Declaration of results: 31 October, 2013
  • Completion of admission for first qualifying list: 11 November, 2013
  • Publishing of second list: 12 November, 2013
  • Completion of admission for second qualifying list: 18 November, 2013
  • Publishing of third list: 19 November, 2013
  • Completing of admission of third qualifying list: 25 November, 2013
  • Commencement of session: 25 November, 2013

Eligibility criteria

  1. Minimum qualification for five courses is graduation in any discipline
  2. If you are in the qualifying year of your course, you must have the bachelor's degree by 14 August, 2013
  3. If you are applying for the Sound Recording & Design course, you must have 40 percent marks in either physics or mathematics in the +2 level

Exam pattern and selection process

The duration of the written examination is three hours, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The paper is divided into three sections divided as follows:

  1. First section: Mental aptitude, 30 marks
  2. Second section: Creative aptitude, 40 marks
  3. Third section: Specific area aptitude, 10 marks

Keep in mind the following:

  • Answers to be written only in English
  • There will be six groups in the paper and Group A (mental and creative aptitude) will be mandatory for all students, then you will have to choose any one section from other groups (B, C, D, E, F)
  • There is no negative marking
  • The cutoff marks for the written examination is 35 percent for general category and 30 percent for the reserved category
  • If you have been selected for the entrance test, you will be sent for the interactive orientation and then to the interview session
  • The final merit list will be prepared with 20 percent weightage to the written exam, 55 percent to the interactive orientation and 25 percent to the interview
  • In case of a tie in the score of the written examination, one who scores more in the interview and interactive orientation will be getting preference

Documents required at time of interactive orientation

  1. Admit card
  2. Hard copy of application form
  3. Original mark sheets and attested photocopies of mark sheets
  4. Three stamp size colour photographs
  5. Parents/guardians income certificate
  6. Copy of income tax return
  7. Form 16 copy
  8. Copy of salary slip
  9. Income certificate from local Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA)
  10. Photo ID with your postal address
  11. Caste certificate for reserved category candidates

Admission procedure

  1. Applications are available online
  2. The application fees have to be filled in selective State Bank Of India branches by downloading the bank challan available at the website
  3. Application fee is Rs. 2,000 for candidates apart from Schedule Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, and Rs. 500 for SC/ST candidates
  4. Incomplete applications will be rejected


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