DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 – National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts entrance test for admission into Five Year Integrated Journalisms (Hindi & English both Mediums) for admission into Delhi School of Journalism. The exam will be conducted in online mode on 02-09 June 2020. Eligible candidates can apply online for entrance exam on the official website du.ac.in from. Candidates who will qualify the exam will get admission on the basis of the merit list. For more information about DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 eligibility criteria, seats details read the page below.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020
In the Five Year Integrated Program, students will have an option to exit after three years and they will be awarded a Degree of Bachelor of Journalism (BJ). The students completing the two years postgraduate course will be awarded the Degree of Master of Journalism (MJ). Candidates can check important dates from the table below:
|Release of Application Formfocus||02 Mar 2020|
|Last date to fill the application form||31 Mar 2020|
|Download of Admit card||30 Apr 2020|
|DU Journalism Entrance Exam date||02-09 Jun 2020|
|Declaration of Result||25 Jun 2020|
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus
The entrance test will be designed with the comparable standard of competitive exams at the national level for Class XII students. Entrance test will examine the candidate’s proficiency in mentioned below topics:
|General Awareness||Grammatical and Analytical SKills|
|Current Affairs||Basic Mathematics Skills|
DU Journalism 2020 Exam Pattern
Candidate can check from this article the exam pattern before making any strategy for the preparation of the entrance exam.
- No. of Questions –100
- Total Marks – 400
- Correct Answers – (+4) marks for a correct answer.
- Incorrect Answers – (-1) for every incorrect answer.
How to Prepare for DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020?
Candidates can prepare for DU Journalism entrance exam to get admission, by following the mentioned below tips :
- Follow the routine – Study for at least 8-10 hours a doy and divide the time for eah subjects according to your own comfortability
- Syllabus – Must go through the syllabus of the course and mark all the important topics from syllabus.
- Resive important topics – Learn all the important topics of previous year qualification, it will make easier for you to solve the question without much hassle.
- Practice Previous Year’s Question Papers: Solve previous year’s question paper so that you can get use to the question and it will also help in increasing your speed as the exam will be in online mode.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates are advised to first check the eligibility criteria before filling the form or applying to the course. Check the eligibility criteria below:
- Qualification –Candidate must have completed 10+2 examinations from a recognized Board.
- Qualifying Marks – must have scored an aggregate of 50% or more marks determined on the basis of five subjects offered in the qualifying examination.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form
The university will release the application form as per the schedule at its official website. Candidates have to fill the application form in the online mode. Candidates are required to provide valid personal, communication and qualification details for registration. Must ensure that the details provided by the candidates must be correct, as once submitted candidates will not be able to make changes. They also have to pay the prescribed examination fee and have to upload the documents at the time for registration.
The fee mentioned here is as per the last year. The candidate can check from the table.
|DU Journalism 2020 Admission||Application Fee(Rs)|
|For General & OBC||750|
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card
Admit card will be released on the official website, after the completion of the application process. Candidates who successfully submitted the application form will be able to download the admit card. Candidates can access the admit card with the login details like Email Id and Password. DU Journalism Entrance Exam Admit cards will not be sent to any individual via post as well as no changes will be done in the change of the examination center.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Test Center
The candidate will get the option of choosing a preference for the examination center for the entrance exam. While filling the application form. Candidates will not be allowed to request for a change in the allotted examination center. Check the list of centres from the table below:
|Delhi (NCR) – Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad||Patna|
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Result
After the entrance examination, the NTA will release the result of DU Journalism on the official website. It will be declared in the form of merit list. Candidates can check his/her name, rank, and marks scored by them in the merit list. Candidates who haven’t qualified the test, will not be able to check his/her name, rank and score in the merit list. On the basis of the rank scored by the candidates, DU will release the admission list for allocation of seats in the Delhi School of Journalism.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Admission Process
After the declaration of result, round wise admission list of the selected candidates will release on the official website. In the admission list, candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of the rank and score. Then, shortlisted candidates have to report at the admission centre as per the schedule along with the relevant documents. Seats allotted in the first allotment will be the final allotment, if a candidate fails to appear for the document verification process then he/she will not get admission.
Documents required at the time of Admission
Selected candidates need to bring the following documents in original with two sets of self-attested photocopies at the time of admission:
- Class X Board Examination Certificate
- Class X Mark-Sheet
- Class XII Mark-Sheet
- Class XII Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
- Recent Character Certificate
- Category Certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable)
- Transfer/ Migration Certificate
- At least two passport size self-attested photographs
DU Journalism 2020 Reservation Criteria
University also provide benifts to the reserved categories. Check the seats reservations from below:
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7 ½ %|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||27%|
|Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs)||10%|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)||5%|
DU Journalism Fee Structure
Candidates can check the free strucutre of journalism course as per last year from the table below:
|Particulars||Fee Details (For Indians )||Fee Details (For Foreign Candidates )|
|1st semester||Rs. 39,500||Rs. 46,200|
|2nd semester||Rs. 28,000||Rs. 28,000|
|Caution Deposit||Rs. 10,000||Rs. 10,000|
|Total||Rs. 77,500||Rs. 84,200|
Caution Deposit* is to be paid at the time admission along with the 1st semester fee.
DU Journalism Seat Details
Last year, Delhi School of Journalism offered total 60 seats in English Medium and 60 seats in Hindi Medium. Candidates can check the seats distribution as per category from the table below:
|Total Seats in (both Medium)||120|
About DU School of Journalism
DU School of Journalism provides admission to the integrated course in journalism for five years and BA Hons. Journalism. Admission to the course is done through the entrance as well as on the basis of merit. The course is offered in both English and Hindi languages. The School focuses on imparting knowledge and skills in Media and Communication, Writing for Media, News Reporting and Editing, and Foreign and Regional Languages following areas.
About Delhi University
Delhi University established in 1922, has grown as one of the largest universiities in India with 80 academic departments with offers adm around 7 lakh students. Around 500 programmes are offered by the University are approved by the Academic and Executive council. Admission is done on merit basis for a three-year journalism course while for five-year journalism course entrance exam is conducted.
DU Journalism Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Five Year Integrated Program in Journalism offers Bachelor of Journalism(BJ) and Master of Journalism (MJ) in two languages English and Hindi
Ans : Candidates completed 10+2 with 50% aggregate can apply for the DU Journalism Entrance exam.
Ans : Candidates have to apply online on the official website du.ac.in for DU Journalism entrance exam
Ans : Candidate can apply only in online mode on the official website du.ac.in.
Ans : Candidates will be selected on the basis of the score and ranks secured by the candidates in the entrance exam
Official Website: www.du.ac.in.
For more information candidates can download the previous year Information Brochure.
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