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Asian College of Journalism Admission 2019

Asian College of Journalism invites application from eligible candidates for admission to Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism Program for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

ACJ Admission Eligibility 2019

  • 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 2019

ACJ Admission Exam Pattern 2019

  • The exam will be delivered online in real time and will be in two parts :
    • to test the applicant’s English language skills and facility and
    • 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

ACJ Admission Application Form 2019

Asian College of Journalism admission application form is available in the official website

  • 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 ₹ 2000/-
  • Candidates applying for both programmes need to pay only a consolidated processing fee of ₹ 3000/- the fee can be remitted as an online transfer or sent as a Demand Draft in favour of “Media Development Foundation”, payable at Chennai with your reference number, full name, email id and mobile number written on the back of the DD
  • In the case of online transfer the applicant will be directed to the Online Payment gateway once the form is completely filled
  • The applicant is requested to keep Credit Card / Debit card / Net Banking details ready for making the payment. The applicant using the payment gateway service is required to pay the convenience fee as prescribed by the service
  • SC / ST applicants are exempt from the application fee on production of their community certificates

ACJ Entrance Exam Centers 2019

The examination will be offered in the following states

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

ACJ Admission Important Dates 2019

S NoEventDate
1Last Date of application formLast week of April, 2019
2Shortlisted candidates will receive an email regarding their hall ticket between2nd week of May, 2019
3Date of Entrance exam2nd week of May, 2019
4Announcement of shortlist of candidates for the interview in the ACJ website3rd week of May, 2019
5Date of Interview in Chennai at ACJ1st week of June, 2019
6Declaration of Result1st week of June, 2019

Contact Details

Asian College of Journalism,
Second main Road,
Taramani, Chennai – 600 113,
Tamil Nadu, India,
Phone No. : 91 – 44 – 22542840 / 22542842 – 47,
Fax : 91 – 44 – 22542839,
Email :,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.