DBHRGFTI admissions 2020 - Diploma courses in Acting, Film & Video editing and Sound Engineering

The DBHRGFTI is one of the premier film and television training institutes in the North-Eastern region. It has released the admission notification for the session 2020-21 for certain diploma courses in audiography, motion picture photography, acting video editing, etc. Check this article to get information regarding the courses, eligibility criteria, admission procedure, etc.


The Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute (DBHRGFTI) has released the official notification for certain diploma courses for the academic session 2020-21. The DBHRGFTI, formerly known as the Jyoti Chitraban Film and Television Institute, is one of the premier film and television institutes in the North-Eastern region. Established in 1999, this institute is located near Guwahati in Assam and so far more than two hundred films have been released from it. The institute claims to provide quality industry interface by inviting guest lecturers from the film industry as well as through regular visits to studios and by conducting workshops, seminars, etc. to provide practical training on film education and thus to ensure holistic development as filmmakers.

Diploma in Film Courses Admissions 2020

Applications for the following courses are being invited. The eligibility requirements for each course have also been mentioned below. Please note that for each of the courses, the age of the student should not exceed 24 years as of 1st July 2020.

Diploma in Audiography and Sound Engineering

This is a three-year diploma course. The minimum eligibility is that the student must have cleared the 10+2 (or equivalent) in the Science stream with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (for SC/ST it is 45%)

Diploma in motion picture photography

This is also a three year course. The student must have cleared his/her 10+2 in the Science stream with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).

Diploma in film and video editing

This is a three year course. The student must have cleared 10+2 in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (for SC/ST it is 45%).

Diploma in Applied Acting (Film and TV)

This is a two-year course. The student needs to clear the 10+2 level in any discipline.

How to apply for the courses

The application process for these above-mentioned courses will be fully online through the official website of DBHRGFTI i.e. www.dbhrgfti.assam.gov.in. The step by step application process is given below:
  • The first step is to download the application form from the website. This is available as a pdf file under the "Latest" heading where there is a link to access the application form and the prospectus. Please note that the application form is also available in the "Attachments" section of this article (that is, at the end of this article).

  • Next the student needs to print the application form. Then the form has to be manually filled up. All the important details of the candidate have to be provided correctly.

  • Then once the application has been filled up, the candidate needs to scan it. The scanned copy of the application form has to be emailed to admissiondbhrgfti@gmail.com along with all the necessary documents. For the list of documents needed refer to the next section below.

  • The last date for submission of the application form is 26th October. The final list of selected students will be released on 28th October. The actual date of admission is on the 30th of October while classes will commence from the 2nd of November, 2020.

Documents needed

The following are the documents which need to be submitted along with the application form:
  • Admit card of Class X examination

  • Marksheets of Class X and Class XII exams

  • Pass certificates of Class X and Class XII exams

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

We hope that interested students will find this article helpful. For more information on the application process, fee structure, or the courses, please refer to the official website of DBHRGFTI that is, www.dbhrgfti.assam.gov.in. You can also refer to the official notification available in the "Attachments" section below. You can also reach out to the institute itself through their contact numbers. The contact numbers of the institute are 9954707944 and 9864821210.


  • Official notification (179507-1-Official-notification.pdf)
  • Application form (179507-2-Application-form.pdf)
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