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सत्यजित रे फिल्म एवं टेलीविज़न संस्थान
Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
An Academic Institute under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Govt.of India
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Admission in SRFTI

Admission Process


The admission process consists of the nationally administered Joint Entrance Test (JET), and subsequent rounds of Orientation and Interview. The students are selected on the basis of their JET scores, and performance in the orientation & interviews. Candidates should note that the mere fulfilment of minimum eligibility criteria will not ensure consideration for shortlisting by the institute. All three statges are mandatory for the admission.

The written test will be of 3 hours for 100 marks. Question papers will be divided into two parts.
Paper I:
Part A: Multiple Choice Questions (Single Answer type) 20 marks [on OMR sheet]
Part B: Multiple Select Answer type Questions (MSQs) 20 marks [on OMR sheet]

Paper II:
Descriptive Answer type Questions 60 marks.

On the basis of performances in the written test of JET 2023 – 24 the list of short listed candidates for Orientation Course (OC) and Interview will be announced.


As per the legal requirements, 15% of the seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, 27% of seats for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the “Non-Creamy” layer (OBC-NCL), and 5% of total seats are reserved on horizontal basis for Person with Disabilities [PwD], with 40% or more disability, cutting across all sections i.e. SC, ST, OBC Non-Creamy and General category.

1 seat in each specialization are reserved for candidates belonging Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

As defined in The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016), “person with benchmark disability” means a person with not less than forty percent (40%) of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority.

“specified disability” means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the RPwD Act 2016. The categories of disability are:

a) blindness and low vision,
b) deaf and hard of hearing,
c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy,
d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness, and
e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d).
f) other ‘specified disabilities’ mentioned in ‘The Schedule’ of the RPwD Act 2016.
The candidates suffering from following disabilities are not eligible for the specializations as stated below.

No Name of the Specializations Type of disability
1 Cinematography (Film & EDM) Blindness, Low vision, Deaf-Blindness
2 Sound Recording & Sound Design (Film & EDM) Hearing Impairment (Deaf and hard of hearing) Deaf-Blindness
3 Editing (Film & EDM) Blindness, Low vision, Hearing Impairment (Deaf and hard of hearing)
4 Animation Cinema Blindness, Low vision


This year department wise reservation for PwD candidate are as follows:

No Department Category Nature of disability
1 Producing for Film & Television UR_PwD Deaf and hard of hearing
2 Writing for EDM UR_PwD Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness
3 Sound for EDM EWS_PwD Blindness and low vision
4 Cinematography for EDM SC_PwD Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victim and muscular dystrophy
5 Editing ST_PwD Other ‘specified disabilities’ mentioned in ‘The schedule’ of the RPwD Act 2015
6 Direction & Screenplay Writing OBC_NCL_PwD Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d).

The candidates belonging to the reserved categories need to also note the eligibility requirements carefully before applying. It should be noted that while it is the endeavor of the Institute that the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/OBC-NCL categories join the programme in proportions mandated by the law, they have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria and a certain minimum level of performance to be considered for the admission process. The candidates should read the updated description of selection process followed by the institute in its prospectus and websites.

No separate intimation will be sent to individual candidates.The list of selected candidates will be published on the website.



Candidates in the selection list must submit an affidavit on a non-judicial court paper at the time of admission.

Candidates who have already been admitted to any institution affiliated to other universities/ working in an organization will be required to produce a withdrawal/resignation/No Objection Certificate from the institution/organization concerned at the time of admission to SRFTI. If they are unable to submit it at the time of admission, they may apply to the Dean for extension of time. Under no circumstances such candidates will be allowed to submit the “withdrawal certificate/ cancellation certificate” after one week of commencement of session. No students are allowed to be engaged academically or professionally to any educational/ occupational institute or organization during the academic tenure.

Provisional admission of the candidates who fail to submit withdrawal certificate/ cancellation certificate within the stipulated date will be cancelled.



1. Admit Card of the admission test.

2. All Original Mark-sheets.

3. Self Attested photocopies of all Mark-sheets and Admit Cards.

4. Three stamp-size (2X2.5 cm) colour photographs.

5. Parents’/guardian’s income certificate or any one of the following

a. Copy of the Income Tax Return

b. Copy of Form 16

c. Copy of the Pay Slip/ Salary Certificate from the employer

6. Adhaar Card. In case of non availability of Adhaar card, any photo ID card, which has the postal address, of the candidate (e.g. voter Id card, Driving license, Passport etc.).

7. Candidates claiming OBC-NCL status may please note that the OBC certificate, including non – creamy layer status (as per given format) should have been issued on a date within one year before the closing date of receiving application.

Candidates claiming PwD reservation should submit latest certificate in the prescribed form which should have been issued on a date within six months before the closing date of receiving application. Otherwise, the PwD certificate should have permanent validity.

Certificates and mark sheets of the successful candidates will be verified at the time of Interactive Orientation Course and also during admission. Ineligible applicants or those without the original certificates and mark sheets will lose his/her candidature for IOC/Interview/Admission at any time in the process of selection without any notice even if they qualify in the written examination. Admit cards, generated at the website of Institute, will have the postal address of the test centers. A photo ID card along with the admit card(s) of the candidate will be required at the examination centre stipulated for written entrance examination.

Please visit the admission hotlinks of the website of the institute and read the prospectuses carefully for further information.