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Admission in Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute

entrance examination

Entrance Examination
Notice Board

Method of Selection:


a)  There will be a written examination of three hours duration. The paper for written examination will be divided in three sections. The first section will have 20 marks on mental aptitude; the second section will be of 40 marks on creative aptitude and the third section will be of 40 marks on specific area aptitude (total 100 marks). Answers have to be written in English only.

b)  The Question Paper will have seven groups of questions. Group ‘A’ on mental and creative aptitude will be mandatory for all the candidates and they have to choose one of the other six groups for specific area aptitude test. The other six groups are for Cinematography, Direction & SPW, Editing, Producing for Film & Television , Sound recording & Design and Animation Cinema respectively. There is no negative marking in the written examination.

c)  The cut-off marks in the written examination for candidates in the general category is 40% and for the candidates in reserved categories is 35%. A maximum of 20 candidates from each specialization will be called for interactive orientation course and interview as per merit list

d)  A four-day interactive orientation course will be scheduled for all the departments. The interactive Orientation Course will be followed by interview.

e)  The relative distribution of marks among the various stages of the selection process is:
Written Test: 25%
Interactive Orientation Course: 50%
Interview: 25%

Among successful candidates, if more than one candidate is found to have scored identical marks in the merit list, the candidate who will have higher score in specific area aptitude test will be given preference in the merit list.

The admit card and government recognized photo ID card will be required to attend the written examination. Mobile phone, pager, digital diary, calculator or any other such item(s) that are barred for security reason or assessed by the centre supervisor as unacceptable, will not be allowed in the examination hall.

List of Centers for Written Examination with Center Code:

Delhi 01, Mumbai 02, Kolkata 03, Chennai 04, Hyderabad 05, Bangalore 06, Guwahati 07, Thiruvananthapuram 08, Bhopal 09, Lucknow 10, Patna 11.Raipur 12, Bhubaneswar 13

The Institute reserves the right to change the center 

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