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JET-2019 . How to prepare for FTII entrance exam

Dear All applicants,

FTII Entrance exam result is declared on 17th May 2019. There is confusion about:- Percentage vs Percentile.

we all know about the percentage, but one should be clear about percentile, hence this explanation. Please feel free to write, if you have any query at  naresh.sharma@craftfilmschool.com

As per the page no- 36/53-page Prospectus of FTII .pdf file ..it is stated that

19. For all Diploma & Certificate courses except for Acting, General and OBC (NCL) candidates will be short-listed for orientation and Interview in 1:3 ratio and SC / ST candidates will be short-listed in 1:5 ratio based on the written examination merit list.

20. For Diploma course in Acting, initially General and OBC(NCL) candidates will be short-listed for Audition in 1:6 ratio and SC / ST candidates will be shortlisted in 1:10 ratio based on the written examination merit list. Further, based on written examination & Audition marks, General and OBC(NCL) candidates will be short-listed in 1:3 ratio and SC / ST candidates will be short-listed in 1:5 ratio for Orientation and interview.

Percentile is calculated as follows:

(No. of candidates behind you)/(total number of candidates)× 100

For example, to have your rank be 50 and if the total number of candidates were 1250, who took the exam . This means 1200 candidates are behind you (1250–50=1200) So your percentile according to the formula is: (1200/1250)×100= 96 percentile.

For Receiving the call for FTII it is percentile, which is more important as of Now. Later on after the orientation, your Individual score will be taken into consideration as well .

For acting course :

For the General category, students  to get a call for an audition is in the ratio of  1:6 . This year total applications received were 1981 by FTII pune. I am assuming that 81 students did not paper in the exam,and if 1900 students appeared in the exam in total.

Assumption  1) Out Of this again,  i am assuming that Gen category students were 1500, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 30 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:6.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

1470 x100 / 1500  =  98 percentile

Assumption  2) Assuming that Gen category students were 1400, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 30 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:6.) which means  your percentile should be

1370 x100 /1400 =  97.8  percentile

Assumption  3) Assuming that Gen category students were 1300, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 30 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:6.)  which means  your percentile should be more than

1270 x100/1300  =  97.6  percentile

Assumption  4)  Assuming that Gen category students were 1200, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 30 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:6.)   which means  your percentile should be more than

1170 x100 /1200 =  97.5  percentile.....................................................................................

For SC -  / ST CANDIDATES for acting course ,to get a call for an audition in the ratio of  1:10. ...........So OUT OF TOTAL 1981, i am assuming that SC candidates who appeared in the acting entrance exams can have  4-possibilities.

Assumption  1)   i am assuming that SC category students were 100, to receive a call for the 1 Seats (call ratio 1:10 .)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

90 x100 /100=  90 percentile

Assumption  2)   i am assuming that SC category students were 200, to receive a call for the 1 Seats (call ratio 1:10 .)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

190 x100/200 =  95 percentile

Assumption  2)   i am assuming that SC category students were 300, to receive a call for the 1 Seats (call ratio 1:10 .)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

290 x100/300 =  96.66 percentile

For OBC  CATEGORY: There are 3 Seats in this category. Hence to expect a call for an audition, students to get a

call ratio for an audition in this category is 1:6 .To get an audition call in this category, Your rank has to be among the top 18 students. Here are the following Possibilities

Assumption  1)   I am assuming that in the OBC category, No of students who appeared in the examination was 400. To receive a call for AUDITION for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:6 .)  your percentile should be  more than

382  x100 /400=  95.5  percentile

Assumption  2)   I am assuming that in the OBC category, No of students who appeared in the examination was 300. To receive a call for AUDITION for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:6 .)  your percentile should be  more than

282  x100 /300 =  94  percentile

Assumption  3)   I am assuming that in the OBC category, No of students who appeared in the examination was 200. To receive a call for AUDITION for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:6 .)  your percentile should be  more than

182  x100 /200=  91  percentile...

For Film Direction course: 3 years

  1. Gen category call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 1280 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in gen category could be : 900/800/1000
  4. SEATS :5

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 800, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

785 x100/800 =   98.12 percentile

Assumption  2 ) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 900, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

885 x100/900  =   98.33 percentile

Assumption  3 ) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 1000, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

985 x100/1000  =   98.5  percentile

  1. For OBC :  call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 1280 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in OBC category could be : 100/200/300
  4. SEATS :3

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that OBC category students were 300, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 9 for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

291 x100/300 =   97  percentile

Assumption  2) I  am assuming that OBC category students were 200, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 9 for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

191 x100/200  =   95.5  percentile

Assumption  3 ) I  am assuming that OBC category students were 100, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 9 for the 3 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

91 x100/100  =   91 percentile

  1. For SC/ ST  :  call ratio : 1:5
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 1280 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in sc/ st  category could be : 100/200/50
  4. SEATS :1 in each SC & ST  category

195 x100/ 200  =97.5 percentile

95 x100/ 100  =95 percentile???????

45 x100 / 50 =90 percentile???????

For Cinematography  course: 3 years

  1. Gen category call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 884 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in gen category could be : 800/750/700
  4. SEATS :5

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 800, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

785 x100 /800 =   98.12 percentile

Assumption  2) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 750, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

735 x100 /750 =   98 percentile

Assumption  3) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 700, to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

685 x100 /700. =   97.85  percentile

....................................FOR TV WING ..........

The way i have done the calculations for Gen category  you can calculate the percentile, if you are from OBC/SC/ST yourself.

TV DIRECTION         -1-year            

application received total 303

  1. Gen category call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 303 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in gen category could be : 275/250/225
  4. SEATS :5

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 275 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

260 x100/275  =    95.54  percentile

Assumption  2 ) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 250 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

235  x100 /250 =    94  percentile

Assumption  3 ) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 225 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

210  x100 /225 =    93.33  percentile

ELECTRONIC CINEMATOGRAPHY        -1-year            

application received total 203

  1. Gen category call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 203 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in gen category could be : 175/150/130
  4. SEATS :5

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 175 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

160 x100 / 175 =    91.42  percentile

Assumption  2) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 150 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

135  x100/150  =   90 percentile

Assumption  3) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 130 , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

115  x100 /130=   88.46  percentile

VIDEO EDITING  - all applications 158

  1. Gen category call ratio : 1:3
  2. No of candidates Filled the application form: 158 ( all category )
  3. No of candidates Filled the application form in gen category could be : 140/125/ 115

SEATS: 5

Assumption  1) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 140  , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

125 x100/140  =    89.28  percentile

Assumption  2) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 125  , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

110 x100/125  =    88 percentile

Assumption  3) I  am assuming that Gen category students were 115  , to receive a call your rank has to be among Top 15 for the 5 Seats (call ratio 1:3.)   which means  your percentile should be  more than

100 x100/115 =    86.95  percentile

 

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naresh.sharma@craftfilmschool.com

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