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Bennett University Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication) Admission 2019

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Bennett University BA Admission 2019 Notifications

Bennett University BA Journalism and Mass Communication Admission 2019 – Bennett University invites Applications from interested candidates for admission into B.A JMC in English and Hindi for the academic year 2019-20.
About the University:

The Times of India Group is India’s largest and oldest media entity, with a 180-years legacy of trust, knowledge and public service. Driven by the larger aim of enhancing India’s higher education infrastructure, and building on our rich legacy, the Group has set up Bennett University, in Greater Noida. The University will provide its students a premium learning experience supported by research-driven faculty and a well-rounded industry-centric curriculum, preparing them to compete and prosper in a rapidly transforming world.


See: Journalism Admissions


Course details and intake:

  • BA (Journalism & Mass Communication) English -180 seats
  • BA (Journalism & Mass Communication) Hindi – 60 seats

Note: includes SC/ST, General category and 2 seats for Kashmiri Migrants, Additional 15% supernumerary seats are available for NRI/ international category students.

Eligibility Criteria:

Criteria of minimum Educational Qualification and Year of Passing.

(a) The candidate must obtain minimum of 40% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline (aggregate % shall be calculated based on 5 subjects selected only from the list as at Annexure-1).

(b) The 10+2 examination must be passed in 2018 or 2019.

(c) Candidates who are offered provisional admission based on performance in the language proficiency entrance test, will be required to produce proof of having passed the qualifying examination i.e. (10+2 or equivalent) to the University authorities, during document inspection at the time of registration (tentative – 2nd week of July), failing which, such provisional admission will stand withdrawn.

(d) If the results of 10+2 examinations are likely to be delayed beyond the date of registration (tentatively – 2nd week of July), such candidates are advised to seek admission next year. No representations for extension of dates for verification of documents shall be entertained.

(e) Any wrong declaration of marks/scores in the application, which provide undue advantage, if detected even after registration, shall lead to disqualification of the candidate and withdrawal of admission or scholarship, as the case may be.


See: Admission Notification and Dates


  1. Criteria for Date of Birth

Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 01 October 1999 (Date of Birth as recorded in the High School/Secondary Education Board/University Certificate only will be taken as authentic) are only eligible to apply for admission.

  1. Eligibility conditions for IB/Cambridge qualified Candidates. (All candidates shall be required to obtain the 10+2 equivalence certificate from AIU before 31 July 2019). Failure to do so may lead to cancellation of admission.

(a) For IB Board

(i) Student should have secured a minimum of 24 points/credits.

(ii) Student should have passed minimum of three subjects at Higher Level (HL) and three at Standard Level (SL).

(iii) Should have completed DP core, comprising theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay (EE).

(iv) Students may take language proficiency entrance test based on predicted scores but , shall be allowed to register only after providing regular Diploma mark sheet, in case offered admission .

(b) For Cambridge International Examinations (IGCSE)

(i) Percentage Uniform Marks shall be allotted equal weightage as 10+2 from CBSE.

(ii) Candidates should obtain 40% aggregate in subjects, as required, to obtain IGCSE 12th equivalent certificate.

(iii) Candidates should have passed minimum five subjects at ‘O’ level including English, and minimum 2 subjects at ‘A’ level. This is a mandatory requirement to obtain equivalence certificate from AIU.

(iv) Merit selection will be based on University language proficiency entrance test (English/Hindi) based on program opted.

  1. Eligibility conditions to be eligible for admission under NRI/International Category:


(i) PIO (Person of Indian Origin). A person who or whose any of ancestors were Indian national and who is presently holding another country’s citizenship/ nationality i.e. he/she is holding foreign passport.

(ii) OCI (Overseas Citizen of India). A person registered as “Overseas Citizen of India” (OCI) cardholder under section 7A of the Citizenship Act, 1955.

(iii) NRI shall be a student, whose mother or father, first degree relation including the real brother and sister or grandparents both paternal and maternal are NRIs.

(iv) This quota may also be availed by wards of NRI persons, who should be the nearest relation to include real brother and sister of father and mother i.e. real uncle and real aunt, first degree-paternal and maternal cousins. However, such persons, who have looked after such student as the guardian, need to produce evidence to the effect, along with an affidavit signed by authorities in country where such person is residing.

(v) NRI, in this context shall imply An Indian citizen who is ordinarily residing outside

India and holds an Indian Passport.

(vi) Students having done their 10+2 from foreign Boards and falling under categories (i) to (v) above shall be treated under NRI category admission.

(vii) Such students shall be required to undertake online entrance test

(b) International Student: All students who are foreign country passport holders and have passed their 10+2 exams from a foreign board. Such students shall also be required to undertake online entrance test.

Entrance Test

The format, and schedule of test shall be announced well in advance; these tests will be conducted between End of March and June 2019, as per dates chosen by the candidates from amongst the announced dates. The performance in the entrance test will form the basis of the candidate’s admission to the program.

Important Dates for Bennett University BA Journalism and Mass Communication Admission 2019

  • Conduct of Entrance Test (Language Proficiency): End March-Mid June 2019
  • First set of admission offers: within 10 days of conduct of entrance exam for respective student
  • Fee payment and confirmation of admission: within 10 days of admission offer
  • Commencement of classes: 2nd week of July 2019 (tentative)


Bennett University BA Admission 2019 Application Process

  • How to obtain and Fill the Application Form: The students may fill the application forms online using net banking/credit/debit card at https://applications.bennett.edu.in.
  • There is no separate on-line application form for the NRI/International students. However, students shall be provided an option to be considered under NRI category and which shall then lead to downloading of a sponsorship letter, which must be filled and sent to the University, to enable application being considered.
  • Cost of Form: Rs 1000/- (can be paid online or through Demand Draft)
  • Where to send. The completed Application Form, (only when hard copy purchased), must be sent to the following address:

Admission Section – BA (J&MC)

Bennett University Office, Plot No’s 8-11, Tech Zone II, Near Dabra Village. Greater Noida- 201310, Uttar Pradesh, India.

For more details visit the official website


Bennett University

Office, Plot No’s 8-11, Tech Zone II, Near Dabra Village

Greater Noida- 201310, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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