MGR Film and Television Institute Entrance and Admission 2016-2017

This article is explaining about the MGR Film and Television Institute (Adayar Film Institute) Entrance Exam 2016, List of Courses, Important dates, Admission Procedure, Course Fees, etc.

Overview Of the Institute and MGR Film and Television Institute Entrance and Admission 2016-2017

MGR Film and Television Institute is one of the oldest films Education and Training Institutes in India. The institute is also known as Adyar Film Institute. It was started in 1945 by the Government of TamilNadu for the purpose of promoting the film education in the state. In the initial times, its campus was located inside of Central Polytechnic. Later, in 1965, it moved into its present campus in the Tharamani area of Chennai.  Since 2006 the institute was known as M.G.R. Government Film and Television Training Institute. Before that it was known in the name Adyar Film Institute. Some film lovers also called the institute as Chennai Film institute and Madras Film Institute.

As like FTII and SRFTI, MGR Film and Television Institute is one of the cheapest-fee charging film schools in India.

Some of the notable alumni of M.G.R film institute are Rajinikanth (Actor), Chiranjeevi (Actor), Mohan Babu (Actor), Sreenivasan (Actor), PC Sreeram (Cinematographer) and R. V. Udayakumar (Filmmaker).

Organizer of the Institute: Department of Information and Public relations, State Government of TamilNadu

Affiliation: All the diploma courses are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), while certificates are awarded by Department of Technical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu.

List of the Courses offered by MGR Film Institute

  1. Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (Cinematography)
  2. Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (DI)
  3. Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (Sound Recording and Sound Engineering)
  4. Diploma in Direction and Screenplay writing and TV Production
  5. Diploma in Film Editing and TV Production
  6. Diploma in Film Technology (Animation and Visual Effects)

The above mentioned 6 are the list of courses offered by MGR Film and Television Institute. All the 6 courses are PG Diploma courses which having duration of 3 years each.

Eligibility info of each course

For Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (Cinematography) and Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (DI) course

A pass in HSE or an equivalent examination with Physics and chemistry (OR)

Vocational Course with Photography as a Special Subject (OR)

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (OR)

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

 

For Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production (Sound Recording and Sound Engineering) course

A pass in HSE or an equivalent examination with Physics and chemistry (OR)

A Vocational course with Radio or TV as special subjects (OR)

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (OR)

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

 

For Diploma in Direction and Screenplay writing and TV Production Course

A degree in any subject from a UGC approved/ equivalent university + Creative aptitude to the Film studies

 

For Diploma in Film Editing and TV Production Course

A pass in HSE from a recognized board of Education (any group)

 

For Diploma in Film Technology (Animation and Visual Effects)

A pass in Fine arts from Government College of Arts and Crafts (OR)

Candidates completed B.Sc in visual communication/Mass Communication/Electronic Media/Animation/Visual Communication/ (OR)

Any diploma courses from MGR Film and Television Institute (Adayar Film Institute)

 

Age Eligibility

The candidates belonging to the category other than SC/ST applying for the courses except Direction and screenplay Writing & Animation and Visual Effects should not exceed 22 years age as on 1st July 2016. For SC/ST candidates, the age limit will be 24 Years.

The candidates belonging to the category other than SC/ST applying for the courses Direction and screenplay Writing & Animation and Visual Effects should not exceed 24 years age as on 1st July 2016. For SC/ST candidates, the age limit will be 26 years.

Total Number of Seats in each Department at MGR Film and Television Institute

There shall be 14 seats in each department. Out of that 1 seat is reserved for the candidates applying from other states (other than Tamil Nadu) and 1 seat  is rescored for the son/daughter of the person working in the Indian Film industry and duly sponsored by The President, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, Chennai.

Overview

Total Number Of seats -14

Seat reservation of candidate from other states-1

Seat reservation of candidate whose guardian working in the Film Industry-1

Remaining seats (For General, SC/ST and OBC) – 12

MGR Film and Television Institute Entrance and Admission 2016-2017 (Selection Procedure)

Selection Procedure Film studies

The selection Procedure of MGR film and Television institute is much different from the other film institute like FTII and SRFTI. The Admission is based on the all the three factors as shown below.

60% Marks in the qualifying Examination

25% Marks in the Entrance examination.

15% Marks in the Face to Face Interview secession

Syllabus of MGR Film Institute Entrance examination (Film Studies)

You are requested to write a review based on a movie. The entrance exam will be held in the C.I.T Campus at Tharamani Chennai.

Selection Procedure Animation Studies

The selection procedure of Animation Filmmaking at MGR Film institute is on the basis of marks weightage as given below.

40% Marks in the qualifying examination

40% marks in the Animation Entrance examination

20% Marks in the face to face interview secession

Syllabus of MGR Film Institute Entrance examination (Animation)

There shall be an aptitude animation/ visual effects or they may ask to create a drawing based on a given theme

Pass percentage required in the Qualifying Examinations (Based on students’ category)

SC/ST candidates- A pass in the qualifying examination

MBC/DT candidates- 40% Marks in the qualifying examination

BC Candidates- 45% marks in the qualifying examination

Open Competition Candidate- 50% in the qualifying examination

How to apply for a course at MGR Film Institute?

Application Form

The application form will be available only on the offline mode. There’s no downloadable type application form of MGR film institute available elsewhere.  Please read the instructions given below to get the application form in right mode.

 

 

Application Fee

The application fee of the candidates belonging to general category will be Rs. 200/- and the application fee of the candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be of Rs. 60/-

The Fee can be payable by means of Demand Draft/Bankers Cheque taken in favour of “The Principal MGR Film and Television Institute-Chennai”

Kindly Note: The payments through cash, Money order and Postal Order will not be accepted.

 

 

How to get the application Form?

Candidates from Chennai: Candidates from Chennai zone who want to receive the application form should enclose a self addressed envelope (Size 30 cm x25) of Rs. 30 along with postal stamp of Rs. 17 in  a  self addressed cover (26cm x12cm) to the address  The M.G.R  Film and Television Institute, Taramani Chennai 600 0113 (See the list of Important dates of M.G.R Film Institute below)

Candidates from other Parts: Candidates from other parts of India who want to receive the M.G.R/Adayar Film and Television Institute application form should enclose a self addressed envelope (Size 30 cm x25) of Rs. 40 30 along with postal stamp of Rs. 40 in a self addressed cover (26cm x12cm) to the address The M.G.R Film and Television Institute, Taramani Chennai 600 0113 (See the list of Important dates of M.G.R Film Institute below)

What are the documents Included in the sending packet to the Institute for the admission?

Xerox Copies of all the certificates/Testimonials attested by a Gazetted officer, Demand Draft and other stamps/envelope as said above.

Important Dates

Application for Film and Animation studies at M.G.R film institute will be issued from- 11.05.2016

Last Date for receiving the completely filled application: – 10 June 2016

Note that we at Frames Education written this article on the basis of the prospectus published on last year. Our Editorial team will alter this article again in the month of May 2016. Please wait Till Then

  Admit Card and Results

Not Required

MGR Film Institute Fees Structure

Tuition Fee (For all the Courses)- Rs 15,000/- per year

Special Fee- Rs 2000/- per year

Development Charges: Rs 1000/- per year

Caution Money Deposit: Rs 500/- per year (refundable after the course completion)

Film society Membership fee: Rs 500/- per year

International Film Festival: Rs 1500/- per year

Hostel Fee: Rs 1,025/- per year

MGR Film Institute Official website: http://www.tn.gov.in/miscellaneous/mgrinstitute.html

 

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