ACJ Entrance Exam 2019- Application, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 – Asian College of Journalism, Chennai conducts a popular entrance exam in every year at All India level, known as ACJ Entrance Exam for admission into post-graduate degree courses. Candidates can apply for the exam after clearing the eligibility criteria. ACJ 2019 Exam will be held in the month of May 2019 and the application forms will be available from April 2019. Candidates must fill the online forms until the last date. The entrance test will be held at a total of 17 exam center.

Aspirants will get admission in the courses on the basis of their performance in ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 followed by Group discussion and personal interview rounds. Students can check the other details as eligibility criteria, results date, and admission procedure in this article.

Courses Offered

  • Tools of the Modern Journalist
  • Media Perspectives
  • Reporting, Writing & Editing
  • Key Issues in Journalism
  • The Media, Law & Society

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 – A Overview

Students can access the official website for latest updates and important news. Here we have summarized the details of examination pattern of ACJ 2019-

Exam Name ACJ Entrance exam
Known as ACJ
Exam level All India level
Conducted by Asian College of Engineering
Exam type


Objective type


ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Important Dates (Tentative)

S.No Events Important Dates
1  Official Release of ACJ Application From 2019 March 2019
2 Last date  to fill the application form May 2019
3  Issuance of Admit Card May 2019
4  ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Date May 2019
5 Declaration of Result & Interview Dates


June 2019



ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The Asian committee of journalism has set the eligibility criteria for giving into various courses. Candidates can check the full ACJ eligibility criteria 2019 mentioned below.

Age Limit Candidates who are of 17 years of age at the year of application are eligible to apply for the ACJ entrance exam 2019.   Candidates exceeding 30 years of age are not eligible.

Residence All applying candidates must have a valid domicile of the state, Tamil Nadu. All Bonafide residents of Tamil Nadu who are currently living outside the state of Gujarat and outside the country are eligible to apply for the exam.

Academic Qualification Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Final year students can also apply for this exam. All previous qualifications must be affiliated with any of the nationally recognized boards.

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019- Application Form

  • The Application forms made available in both online and offline modes. For online mode visit the official website Search for “Admission form 2019”. Register yourself and then enter the required details.
  • Details of academic marks, personal information requires. Upload your scanned photograph and signature. This should be as per the size provided.
  • The application fee for ACJ media programmes is Rs. 1500. While candidates opting for Business and Financial Journalism need to pay Rs. 2500. The fee needs to be paid by debit card or credit card or net-banking.
  • Students need to send two passport size recent photographs along with the application form and the size of photograph should be 25mmX35mm. Download the Application brochure from the website for offline mode. Fill all the details asked in the application form by using a ball-point pen and paste your photograph and attest the same with your signature.
  • Attach a Demand Draft of mentioned application fee drawn in the favor of ACJ College, Chennai.
  • Write your name and application number on the back side of DD. The print copy of application requires sending to the College address. The official address of the College is made available on the official website.
  • Take a photocopy of the filled application form for future use.

Online Application Process-

The online application form for ACJ 2019 Exam will be downloaded by following the mentioned steps below.

  1. Candidates must visit the official website of ACJ 2019.
  2. Next, the candidates must get themselves registered on the official website.
  3. After that, candidates must make the application fee payment.
  4. Then, the candidates will gain access to their login ID and password.
  5. Candidates must use their login ID and password to get access to their application forms.
  6. Upon receiving the application form, candidates must fill it up with valid information as required by the form.
  7. Candidates must provide their educational, personal and all other necessary details correctly.
  8. Candidates are suggested to check their form for any wrong input before submission.
  9. After checking, the candidates need to submit the form to the official portal.
  10. All details given by the candidates must hold true to the actual documents that are to be submitted by them.
  11. After that, candidates are required to upload their passport sized photographs and signature in designated formats.
  12. All uploads should be below 100 kb in size.

After application form fill-up and proper submission of the application form, candidates must note down the application number which is given to them. Candidates must keep the application number with them safely for future proceedings. Candidates are notified that they receive their application number via email as soon as they hit the ‘SUBMIT’ button on the official webpage of the exam council.

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

S.l. no







1 Mode of Exam Offline and online
2 Medium of Entrance Exam English, Hindi
3 Type of Questions Asked Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ’s)
4 Total Number of Questions Asked   95 Questions
5 Subjects Included Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics




Marking Scheme

1.      1 mark gets awarded for each correct response.

2.      ¼ marks get deducted for each incorrect response.

7 Total Exam Duration 2 Hours 90 minutes


ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Admit Card

The Asian College of Journalism will release the admit card of ACJ 2019 Entrance Exam. The exam council will begin distribution of the admit cards in the first week of May 2019. Candidates can also choose to receive admit cards via post. Candidates can also download the same from the official website. Here are the steps to download the admit card through online mode.

Steps to Download Admit Card

  1. Candidates must visit the official website of ACJ 2019 to download their admit cards.
  2. Candidates must use their login credentials to access their accounts.
  3. After logging in, candidates must navigate to the admit card tab and click the button below it.
  4. After that, the admit card will appear on the screen.
  5. Candidates must download their admit cards through systems and get a printout of the same.

All candidates must make sure to download their admit cards and get them printed as soon as possible. The admit card is a very important document for the candidates to appear in the exam. The exam council notifies certain guidelines for the candidates. Candidates can’t appear for the exam without furnishing their admit cards at the exam centre.

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Syllabus

  • English subject contains topics from Tenses, Prepositions, Incorrect words, parenthesis and misspelled words. Sentence making using words given, Verbs. Questions from Essay writing and reading passages. Questions from space exploration are asked.
  • General Knowledge contains topics from Events or people in 1857 Revolt. Questions on GDP come with economics. Questions asked from Freedom Struggle movements. New media terms, Economics and Space exploration. Scientific discoveries along with identification of people associated.

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Result

Candidates will be able to view and download their results from the official website of ACJ in the month of June 2019. Candidates will be able to check their scores and rank in the result list. The authority will also release the merit list on the basis of which Interview process will be conducted in the month of June. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the further rounds of admission. The dates for the same are later released by the exam council.

ACJ Entrance Exam 2019 Counselling

Counselling session begins after the successful commencement of the exam and Interview process. The final merit list for admission will be prepared after the interview and only selected candidates will be called for the counselling process. Candidates have to select their choices in the counselling session and the seat will be awarded on the basis of their rank and scores attained in the ACJ Entrance Test 2019 and Interview.

  • Candidates should report to the counselling venue on the given time and date.
  • In order to get admission in ACJ College, qualified candidates should attain the counselling process.
  • Candidates must come with at least one guardian or parent to facilitate all processes.
  • In addition, the student must remember to carry all original documents on the day of the counselling session.
  • All documents carried by the students must be properly attested. Otherwise which, they shall consider invalid.

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