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सत्यजीत रे फिल्म एंड टेलीविजन इंस्टीट्यूट में प्रबेश

At Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, we understand the value of the lessons learned outside of the traditional classroom, so we use a student-centred approach to our admission process. We look at you and where you are in life, and not just what can be found on a transcript. For learning lacking the formal education requirements, we have a Flexible Admission process that can help you achieve your Post Graduate Diploma.

We’re looking for self-directed and highly motivated people with high levels of program-specific knowledge and skills, as well as strong interpersonal, research, and communication skills. We want to set you up for success so you can get what you need from your program while enjoying your academic adventure.

Admission Process


3-year (Full Time), Postgraduate Programme in Cinema

Course Structure

Integrated Course in 1st Semester – 20 weeks [common for all students]

Specialisation Offered

1.Production Management    

2.Direction & Screenplay Writing        


4.Sound Recording & Design               


No. Of Students

Maximum 60 students per batch [12 students per specialization]

Course Content

Classroom lectures, Practical Exercise, Film Screening


Attendance Practical Course Work Sessionals /Written 

Mode Of Assessment


Medium Of Instruction


Selection  Procedure comprises of four stages

  1. Application in Prescribed Format [apply online]
  2. Written Examination
  3. Interactive Orientation Session & Viva Voce
  4. Medical Examination

The final selection will be based on the candidates’ (qualified in the Written Test) overall performance in the Interactive Orientation Session and the Viva Voce AND medical recommendations.

Essential Qualification

Post-Graduate Programs

Direction & Screen Play Writing

Graduate in any discipline from a Recognized university or equivalent




Production Management

Sound Recording & Design

Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent.

Must have Mathematics or Physics In H.S (+2 Level)

Short Programs

Application :

Candidates who fulfill the required qualifications should submit their applications for admission only in the prescribed Form. Application Form complete in all respects should reach the following address :

The Director, Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, E.M. Bypass Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Kolkata-700094.

Document Checklist

Each application for admission should be accompanied by:

  1. A crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 2000/- (in case of Reserved Category Rs. 500/- only) drawn in favour of Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, payable at Kolkata.
  2. One photograph (3cm X 2.5cm) — pasted properly on the space specified on the application form;  FIVE more stamp-size photographs (applicant’s name written on the backside) to be stapled with Application Form .
  3. Attested copies of the educational qualification certificates.
  4. Notarised copy of the SC/ST/OBC Certificate (as applicable).


  • Remittance for Prospectus & Application Form or Examination Fee in any form other than those specified will NOT be accepted. Application  shall be invalid without the remittance.
  • Incomplete applications and those received after the last date for submission will not be considered.
  • Applications from ineligible candidates will not be considered.
  • Demand Draft remitted by applicants will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Since this is a full time course, persons holding employment can not join. In case any selected candidate is employed, he/she will have to produce a certificate from his employer stating that he/she has resigned from his job.

Entrance Examination :

Written Examination for all eligible candidates are to be held at designated centres in the following cities.

Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Guwahati, Patna, Lucknow, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Emakulam, Hyderabad, Raipur, Shrinagar, Bangalore, Dehradun

Note- Institute reserves the right to cancel any examination centre without showing any reason

The written examination will consists of two papers to be answered in English.

Paper I: GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & MENTAL APTITUDE (Duration: 1 hour)                  
This objective type paper is the same for all candidates. General Knowledge will have questions on Art & Culture, Society & People with special focus on India.

Paper II :SPECIFIC AREA APTITUDE   (Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes)

There will be separate question papers as per area of specialisation opted for i.e. Direction & Screenplay writing / Cinematography / Editing / Sound Recording & Design/Production Methodology Candidates who are opting for the second choice of specialization have to appear for both the choices of specialization papers.


The Institute shall neither make any allowance nor shall be responsible for postal delay in delivery of the Admit Card for Written Examination. If the applicant does not receive Admit Card seven days before the date of Written Examination, he/she should contact the Institute

No candidates will be allowed to appear for the Written Examination unless he/she produces the valid Admit Card to the Supervising Officer of the Examination Centre on the day of Examination.

Interactive Orientation Session & Viva Voce will be conducted in the Institute campus only for those qualifying in the written examination. The concerned candidates will be informed individually regarding dates. They will be required to stay in the Institute campus for 5-6 days for this Interactive Orientation Session and Viva Voce, and arrange for their own accommodations.


  1. Only those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination will be informed and asked to appear in the Interactive Orientation Session & Viva-Voce. Institute does not provide allowance of any type for attending the Selection /Admission procedure at any stage.
  2. The Institute will not enter into any correspondence in connection with incomplete, irregular or late applications (those received after the closing date) / rejection of any application / queries regarding the results of Written Examination or final selection etc .
  3. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate for admission to the Institute.
  4. Medical Examination as per the extant norms will be conducted at the Institute for those candidates, who are finally selected for admission, before registration of admission is made.

Special Provisions


Seats are reserved for candidates belonging to reserved categories  as per extant rules provided  that  they possess   the  minimum  qualifications prescribed for admission and qualify in the written test and interview/viva voce.  They  are also required to submit copies of their respective reservation credentials duly notarised.

Subject to qualifying the selection procedure with due concessions AND on recommendation of the medical board—candidates may be admitted to the suitability of the course he/she has opted for.

International Students

There is a provision for enrolling 2 (two) FOREIGN STUDENTS in each discipline. These students are to apply through Indian Council Cultural Relations (ICCR), accordingly they should get in touch with the Indian Embassies in their countries of origin. Candidates are required to submit credentials regarding his/her knowledge of English language.

Schedule of Event


Last Date for submission of Application


Written Examination


Orientation Course & Viva Voce at SRFTI


Last Date of Admission from First List


Declaration of 2nd List


Last date of Admission from 2nd List


Declaration of 3rd List


Course Commencement


Fees Structure :







One Time

On Admission



Per Semester

Beginning Of Each Semester



Per Semester

Beginning Of Each Semester



Per Semester

Beginning Of Each Semester

Library Deposit


One Time, Refundable

On Admission

Security Deposit


One Time, Refundable

On Admission