Top Film Institutes of India

Film and Television Institute of India
Law College Road, Pune 411004 (Maha.)
Ph: 25431817, 25430017, 25430363 Extn.223, Website:
offers the following courses:
(1) 3-year PG Diploma courses in (a) Direction,(b) Cinematography,(c) Editing.Eligibility:Bachelor’s degree. (d) Audiogarphy Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with Physics as a subject at senior secondary (10+2) level
(2) 2-year PG Diploma course in Art Direction. Eligibility Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Diploma in Architecture/Painting/Applied Art/Sculpture/ Interior Design or related fields in Fine Arts.
(3) 1 ½ year certificate course in Animation and Computer Graphics.Eligibility:10+2 preference is given to candidates having completed Diploma from fine arts colleges.
(4) One-year Post Graduate-certificate courses in (a) Feature film screenplay writing, (b) Direction, (c) Electronic Cinematography,(d) Video Editing. Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree. (e) Audiography and TV Engineering. Eligibility Bachelor’s degree with Physics as a subject at Senior Secondary (10+2) level.
Selection is based on entrance exam and interview. Last date.march.Entrance Exam. /Interview: June.
Also offers One year OG Certificate course in Direction, Electronic, Cinematography, Video Editing, Audiography and T.V Engineering.Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree. For Audiography and T.V. Engineering Course-Bachelor’s Degree with Physics as a subject at 10+2 level
E.M By-Pass Road, PO Panchasayar, Kolkata 700094 (West Bengal)
offers the following Three year Post-Graduate Diploma Courses (Full Time)in the following specializations:
1) Direction & Screenplay Writing.Eligibility:Graduate in any from a recognized university or equivalent
2) Cinematography.Eligibility:Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent
3) Editing. Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent
4) Audiography.Eligibility: Graduate from a recognized university in any stream. Physics as one of the subjects at the Higher Secondary level
Medium of Instruction: English .number of Seats: 40 (10 per discipline out of which 2 seats are earmarked for foreign students). Reservations for SC/ST candidates as per extent GOI rules. Provision for persons with disabilities as per extent rules. Selection is made on the basis of admission test comprising of written examination to be held at specified centers, followed by an interactive orientation test and Viva-Voce for the short listed candidates only to be held at the institute. Last date:March.Entrance test: April
Film & Television Institute of Tamil Nadu
CIT Campus, Chennai 600113 (T.N.)
offers the following coursesi) 3-year Diploma in Direction & Screen Play Writing. Eligibility: Graduation.(ii) 3-year Diploma in Cinematography.Eligibility:Passed Senior Secondary with Physics and Chemistry.(iii) 3-year Diploma in Sound Recording & Sound Engineering.Eligibility:Passed Senior Secondary with Physics and Chemistry
National School of Drama
(An autonomous institution, fully financed by the Government of India, Ministry of Culture)
Bahawalpur Hose, Bhagwandas Road
New Delhi 110001, Ph: 23389402,23387916,
offers 3-year Diploma Course(Full-time & residential) in Dramatic Arts. The course aims at development of theatre personality by imparting training in acting, design and other disciplines related to theatre.
Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English.
Eligibility: 1. Graduation in any subject from a recognized university in India. 2 Participation in at least 6 productions. 3. Working knowledge of Hindi and English. Age Limit 18 to 30 years. Upper age is relaxable by five years for SC/ST candidate only
Reservation for SC/ST Candidates: Out of 20 seats, 4 seats are reserved for SC/STs preferably from castes/tribes/communities and families traditionally connected with the performing arts. If no suitable candidates is available for admission from these categories, the seats are offered to suitable general candidate
Selection: The Expert Committees constituted by the school assess the aptitude and talent of the candidates & their decision is final .Any canvassing in this regard is treated as a disqualification. The School provides rigorous training which needs physical hard work to acquire professionalism. Sound health with medical fitness certificate from the school doctor and insurance company is one of the important requisite and pre conditions for admission
Centers for Preliminary Test: A preliminary test is conducted at four centers i.e Delhi,Kolkata,Bangalore and Mumbai. The Candidates qualifying in this test have to attend a workshop of 4/5 says I the school premises for their final selection for which they are paid D.A. and IInd class train or bus fare from the place of their residence to Delhi ad back by the shortest route, on submission of Ticket/Cash recipt and are provided accommodation on modest sharing basis
Scholarships: All selected students are given scholarships of Ra. 3000/-to meet their academic expenses.
How to apply: Application from should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, National School of Drama along with the requisite charges. Last date: March/April

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