Entrance for Postgraduate Course
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, offers a three-year postgraduate diploma. Students who wish to take admission to the course need to clear a written exam. The film school has various test centers across the country. Every candidate is required to take the written exam to further the admission process. The list of test centers is given below.
- New Delhi
The above mentioned designated test centers are subject to change. Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute reserves the right to change exam center without any explanation.
Test Paper Format
The written exam for admission to a three-year postgraduate course consists of two papers. The medium of instruction is English.
Paper - I: General Knowledge and Mental Aptitude
The duration of first paper is one hour. The paper is objective type in nature. Paper first is the same for all the candidates. The paper assesses students' general knowledge. It consists of questions on society, people, art and culture with special emphasis on India.
Paper - II: Specific Area Aptitude
As per the specialization, there is separate question paper. The paper duration is one and half-hour. Specialization includes cinematography, audiography, editing, direction and screenplay writing.
The applicant appearing for the written test must make sure that they collect required documents before the exam. They may be asked to produce admit card. No student is allowed to take the written exam without the admit card. In case, candidates do not receive admit card seven days before the exam, then they need to contact the institute.
Once candidates are done with the written exam, they will be selected for the interactive orientation session and viva voce (oral exam) based on their performance in the written test. The viva voce is to be conducted on the institute campus. The institute pre-informs concerned candidates about the exam dates. Students, who will go through the interactive orientation session and viva voce, need to stay for five to six days on the institute campus. They need to arrange accommodation on their own.
Only candidates who have cleared the written exam, are eligible to appear for interactive orientation session and viva voce. The film school does not equip students with any kind of allowance for attending admission process. Students themselves need to manage their accommodation and expenditure.
Some of the seats are reserved for the candidates who fall under reserved category. These candidates need to possess required qualification for admission. In addition, they have to pass the written test and interview. The reserved category candidates need to submit their reservation certificate duly notarized.
International students can apply through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). These students need to get in touch with the Indian Embassies. International students also need to submit credentials concerning his/her knowledge of English Language. For more information, candidates can directly contact the institute.