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 2020.
Application whether online or hard copy will need to be sent along with an application fee of Rs 2000/-. Candidates applying for both programmes need to pay only a consolidated processing fee of Rs. 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.
Last date for receiving applications extended upto April 15, 2019.
- Applicants are required to indicate, in their completed application, the media stream they wish to specialise in, i.e Print, New Media, Television and Radio.
- Application Forms will be processed only if they are complete in all respects and on receipt of the application fee.
After a careful assessment of applications, shortlisted candidates will be required to take an online entrance examination at the centre they have opted for on Sunday, April 28, 2019 between 09.00 am and 02.00 pm.
Shortlisted candidates will receive an email regarding their hall ticket between April 20 and April 23, 2019.
The examination will be offered in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Ranchi, Patna, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, 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.
Applicants shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination will be invited to an interview at the college between May 13 and May 18, 2019*.
Students invited for the interview will be intimated individually through email by the weekend of May 4 & 5, 2019.
Admission results will be announced on May 20, 2019*.
*These dates are changed keeping in view the schedule for the general elections 2019.