The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata, under the Union government, has invited applications for its August 3 entrance test for admission to three-year, full-time postgraduate diploma courses in direction and screen-play writing; cinematography; editing; and audiography.

Ten seats are available for each discipline.

Graduates in any discipline from a recognised university are eligible to apply.

For the audiography course, one should have studied physics at the higher secondary level.

The entrance test will be held at Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and so on.

Application forms and details can be downloaded from www.srfti.gov.in. Completed applications, along with the processing fee, should be sent to the Director, Admission 2008, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, EM Bypass Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Kolkata – 700 094.

The processing fee of Rs. 1,200 (Rs.700 for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) should be in the form of a crossed demand draft in favour of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata, payable at Kolkata.

The last date for receipt of the completed application forms is July 11.

Nanomedical sciences

The Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has invited applications for its May 11 entrance test for admission to the M.Tech. nanomedical sciences course conducted at the Amrita Centre for Nanosciences, Kochi. Those having M.Sc., B.Tech., M. Pharm., MBBS or BDS degrees are eligible for admission.

Those with GATE scores are encouraged to apply.

Application forms and details can be downloaded from www.amrita.edu.

The completed application forms, along with a demand draft for Rs. 500 drawn in favour of the Amrita Centre for Nanosciences, payable at Kochi, should be sent to the Director, Amrita Centre for Nanosciences, Elamakkara P.O., Kochi – 682 026.

The last date for receipt of the applications is May 1. Call ph: (0484) 400 8750 for details.