JET 2020 Application Form | FTII & SRFTI JET Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

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). The JET 2020 scores are not allowed to be used by any other institute except the participating institutes i.e., SRFTI and FTII. 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.

JET 2020: Exam Overview

ExaminationJET 2020 Entrance exam
Article categoryAdmissions
Exam typeNational level exam
Conducting AuthorityFilm and Television Institute of India, Pune & Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata (FTII & SRFTI)
Academic session2020-2021
Course offeredFilm & TV Institute courses
Date of examination2020
Mode of examinationOnline (Computer Based Test)

JET 2020: Important Dates

 JET 2020 Registration StartsDec 08, 2019, Sunday
 JET 2020 Registration Ends Jan 24, 2020, Friday at 05:00 PM
Availability of Admit CardFeb 05, 2020, Wednesday
JET 2020 Exam Date Feb 15/16, 2020, Saturday/Sunday
 JET 2020 Result3rd Week of May, 2020 (TENTATIVE)

JET 2020:Admission Process

Please note that each Institute i.e. FTII and SRFTI is independent to mandate their own eligibility criteria (including academic cut-offs and relative weights) and follow different evaluation procedure, post the JET 2020 selection process. Performance in JET 2020 examination is an important component for consideration in the selection process.

On the basis of performance in JET-2020, the list of candidates short-listed for the next level of selection will be made available on the website of the respective Institutes. Each institute will send interview letters to the short-listed candidates directly. The criteria for short listing may vary for different courses. Please visit the admission hot links of the respective websites of the Institutes and read the prospectuses carefully for further information.

JET 2020: Eligibility Criteria

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 SpecializationsMinimum Educational Qualification
Sound Recording & Sound DesignBachelor’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 SpecializationMinimum Educational Qualification
Sound Recording & Television Engineering / Sound for Electronic and Digital MediaBachelor’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.

JET 2020: Admission Process

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.CourseDurationInstitute
1Producing for Film and Television3 YearSRFTI
2Animation Cinema3 YearSRFTI
3Art Direction & Production Design3 YearFTII*
4Screen Acting2 YearFTII*
5Screen Writing2 YearFTII

Group B

Paper No.CourseDurationInstitute
6Direction and Screenplay writing3 YearSRFTI & FTII*
7Cinematography3 YearSRFTI & FTII*
8Editing3 YearSRFTI & FTII*
9Sound recording and Design3 YearSRFTI & FTII*

Group C

Paper No.CourseDurationNature of CourseInstitute
10Direction & Producing2 YearDiplomaSRFTI
 Direction1 YearCertificateFTII
11Cinematography2 YearDiplomaSRFTI
 Electronic Cinematography1 YearCertificateFTII
12Editing2 YearDiplomaSRFTI
 Video Editing1 YearCertificateFTII
13Sound for Electronic and Digital Media2 YearDiplomaSRFTI
 Sound Recording andTelevision Engineering1 YearCertificateFTII
14Electronic and Digital Media Management2 YearDiplomaSRFTI
15Writing for Electronic and Digital Media2 YearDiplomaSRFTI

*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.

JET 2020: Application FEE

Sl. No.CoursesFees (Rs.)SC / ST/ PWD (Rs.)
1Any one course i.e. under group A/B/C4000/-1250/-
2For two courses (one subject from each group) A & B or B & C or C & A8000/- (4000 + 4000)2500/- (1250 + 1250)
3Three courses (one subject from each group) A, B & C10000/-

(4000 + 4000 + 2000)


(1250 + 1250 + 625)

JET 2020 Exam 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.

The Institutes reserve the right to change or cancel any test centre / city and/or change the test time and date at its own discretion.

How to Apply for JET 2020

Step 1: Click on

Step 2: Click on JET 2020 link on the homepage

Step 3: Enter your personal details

Step 4: Upload the scanned documents

Step 5: Pay the application fee

Step 6: Submit the application form of JET 2020

Step 7: Take a printout and keep it for future use

JET 2020 – Important Links

Official WebsiteClick Here
NotificationClick Here
ApplicationClick Here

JET website:

FTII website:

SRFTI website:

JET 2020 – Exam Pattern

Scheme of Examination

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