Single Course

Course Detail


What is ACJ Entrance Exam?

The Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) conducts the ACJ Entrance Exam in order to offer candidates admission in various postgraduate diploma courses offered at the institute. The diplomas offered at ACJ are as follows:

  • PG Diploma in Journalism
  • PG Diploma in Business and Financial Journalism (BFJ)

The ACJ entrance exam is a national level examination which is conducted every year across 17 cities in India. The entrance exam evaluates students in two parts- English language skills and general knowledge. The ACJ entrance exam is conducted in two sessions – morning and evening and is an online test i.e. a computer-based test. For the 2020-21 academic session, the ACJ Entrance Exam was conducted in online mode due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Applied students had to give the entrance exam from their homes. Students who cleared the written exam, were shortlisted and an online Personal Interview (PI) was conducted. For the 2021-22 academic year, it is expected that the exam schedule will be as it was earlier and will be conducted in offline mode i.e. pen and paper test. 

ACJ Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

ACJ Entrance Exam 2021 eligibility criteria is such that in order to be able to take admission in the journalism courses offered by the college, aspirants should be graduates in any discipline. Candidates who are waiting for their degree exam results are also eligible for ACJ admissions 2021.

Note: Enrolled students should provide their degree certificate to the Registrar within the first week of commencement of classes. 

ACJ Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) Entrance Exam

Exam Type

National Level

Application Mode

Online & Offline

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks


Application Fee

Rs 2,630

ACJ Entrance Exam 2021 Important Date



Release of ACJ Entrance Exam Application Form

Last week of February, 2021

Last date to submit ACJ entrance exam application forms

Last week of April, 2021

Release of ACJ Entrance Exam Admit Card

First week of May, 2021

ACJ Entrance Exam

Second week of May, 2021

Students shortlisted for Interview

Last week of May, 2021

ACJ Entrance Exam Results

First week of June, 2021