How to prepare for FTII entrance exam for direction and Screenplay course: JET-2019. Click here to read the details about the change in examination pattern.
Among the 6 courses offered at FTII, the direction is one of the most competitive seats followed by acting. The competition is ten times higher as compared with other streams like cinematography, editing and sound. As per last year’s FTII facebook page, out of 5293 (for all the courses) applicants, 1308 students appeared only for direction course.
To reach the level, where you would be called for orientation program at FTII-SRFTI, one has to qualify the written entrance exam. If you are really serious about “How to prepare for ftii direction” one needs to an analysis of last year’s exam paper reveals that it had two sections;
FTII -JET evaluates a student at two fronts; first,
The level of general Awarness & information about cinema, art and culture.
Information & the analytical power in domain specific.
30 MARKS OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS.( Expected MCQ Break up can be found here)
a) 30 % questions are related to GK and current affair+MCQs related to cinema and art (painting, dance, music, theatre, photography etc).
b) mental ability(IN CURRENT PATTERN IT IS DELETED )
c) 70 % are DESCRIPTIVE DOMAIN SPECIFIC
To train the FTII aspirants of any course, Mr. Naresh Sharma (Director CRAFT) has written a book : How to prepare for FTII Entrance exam JET 2019.which covers the section ‘c’ as mentioned above. This book precisely caters to MCQ genre related to cinema and art section. Although not exhaustive but scholastically propitious for framing patterns, this book is aimed at MCQ section. Not only students are expected to be well versed with Indian and International cinema but also of works by FTII alumni. Along with few questions and a list of important FTII alumni is provided.