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ACJ Entrance Exam 2018 for Postgraduate Diploma Courses Admission 2018


Asian College of Journalism Taramani, Chennai has invited applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma Programme of the year 2018


Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) Entrance Exam 2018 is conducted by the Asian College of Journalism. This entrance exam is conducted annually for granting admission to students who wish to pursue their post-graduation diploma course from the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ)


It is expected that the entrance exam for ACJ will be conducted in the second week of May 2018


The Asian College of Journalism is dedicated to the task of producing such journalists. It is a postgraduate college designed to provide students with excellent journalism education adapted to the specific needs of India and other developing countries in Asia



ACJ Entrance Exam 2018

Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) offers programmes at the post-graduate level to candidates. The core courses offered at ACJ are as mentioned below:

i. Reporting, Writing & Editing

ii. Tools of the Modern Journalist

iii. Key Issues in Journalism

iv. Media Perspectives

v. The Media, Law & Society

ACJ Entrance Exam 2018 exam dates have not been declared yet. However, last year the entrance exam was conducted on 02nd week of May 2018


Eligibility Criteria

A Bachelor’s Degree is mandatory. Graduates in any discipline and students awaiting their degree examination results are eligible to apply for admission to the ACJ. Enrolled students should provide their degree certificate to the Registrar within the first week of commencement of classes

Students awaiting their examination results should provide their degree certificate latest by the end of February 2018


ACJ Entrance Exam

After a careful assessment of applications, short-listed candidates will be required to take an entrance examination on 02nd week of May 2018

The Examwill be offered in Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Patna, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bhopal, Lucknow, Ranchi, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Pune, Ahmedabad, and possibly other cities, depending on the number of applications received from a particular region

The examination will be delivered online in real time and will be in two parts: (a) to test the applicant’s English language skills and facility and (b) the awareness of current affairs and general knowledge. It will also test the candidates’ writing ability and assess their analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Other procedures may be prescribed for candidates from abroad


Entrance Exam

Morning Session: 9.30 am to 11.30 am English (Paper Pattern)

Tea Break: 11.30 am - 12 noon

Afternoon Session: 12 pm to 1.30 pm General Knowledge (Paper pattern)

(The paper pattern may change this year as the exam will be delivered online)



Applicants who have done well in the entrance examination will be invited to an interview at the college between 01st week of June 2018. Admission results will be announced on 02nd week of June 2018



Application Form may either be submitted ONLINE or DOWNLOADED and completed

The application form may either be submitted online or downloaded and completed

Application whether online or hard copy will need to be sent along with an application fee of Rs.1500/-. Demand Draft in favour of "Media Development Foundation", payable at Chennai with your full name and address written on the back of the DD Students Please send 2 Passport sized photos to the address given below:

Asian College of Journalism, Second Main Road, (Behind M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation) Taramani, Chennai-600113

SC/ST applicants are exempt from the application fee on production of their community certificates

For details on the application, fee and procedures please click http://asianmedia.org.in



Important Dates


Last Date of Application Form: 04th week of April 2018


Date of Entrance Exam: 02nd week of May 2018


Date of Interview: 01st week of June 2018


Declaration of Result Date: 02nd week of June 2018


Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

Media Development Foundation, Asian College of Journalism, Second Main Road, (Behind M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation) Taramani, Chennai-600113, Tel: 91-44-22542840/22542842, Email [email protected], Website http://asianmedia.org.in


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