Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ) is one of the premiere Journalism Schools in India launched by University of Delhi (DU) in 2017. It is housed at the University Sports Complex in the North Campus of the Delhi University. It conducts a national level entrance exam for admission to a five-year integrated course in the field of Journalism. The “five-year integrated course” consists of undergraduate Bachelor of Journalism (BJ) of 3 years and postgraduate Master of Journalism (MJ) of 2 years. To know more about Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ) Entrance Exam 2018 – Read Below.

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Delhi School of Journalism(DSJ) Updates 2018

Registered candidates can now download their respective admit card on entering the valid Email ID and Password. Applicants can download the admit card on or before 19th June 2018. Link to download the DSJ Admit Card is provided in the “DSJ Admit Card 2018” section given below. 

The application form of DSJ 2018 has been released in online mode on 15th May 2018. Candidates seeking admission to the course need to fill an online Registration Form online. Link to register is provided in the “DSJ Application Form 2018” section below. The information related to dates of the important activities is provided in the below table.

S. NoEventsDates (announced)
1.Release of online application form15th May 2018
2.Last date of application submission7th June, 2018 (till 6pm)
3.Availability of Admit Card 2018Available for downloading.
4.Delhi School of Journalism Entrance Exam 201819th June 2018
5.Declaration of Result04th week of Sep 2018
6.First Admission list will be uploaded by04th week of Sep 2018
7.Document verification and approval of admission will commence from04th week of Sep 2018
8.Commencement of ClassesTo be announced later

Delhi School of Journalism Admit Card/ Hall Ticket 2018

Candidates who successfully applied for DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018, they can avail their Hall Ticket in online mode by visiting the link given below. The DSJ admit card 2018 is now available for downloading.  The registered candidates can access the hall ticket on entering the valid email ID and password. The Delhi School of Journalism Entrance Test 2018 will be held on 19th June 2018. DSJ Admit card 2018 contains the exam centre details, important guidelines and other details. The students should take the printout and carry the admit card on the day of examination.

Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ) Eligibility Criteria

The admission into DU DSJ for the academic session 2018 will be granted only if the applicant possesses the below-mentioned eligibility criteria and qualify the entrance exam. However, the interested candidate also has to fill up the application form to attend the entrance exam. Aspirants must be aware of the eligibility criteria before going to apply for DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018.

To know the eligibility criteria, refer to the table given below:-

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria
1.Age CriteriaThere is no age limit to apply for DU DSJ 2018 Exam.
2.Academic QualificationStudents who score at least 50% aggregate in class 12 board exam irrespective of their stream, they will be able to appear in DU DSJ entrance exam 2018. The aggregate of marks will be determined on the basis of four subjects and it will include one core language along with three elective subjects are eligible to apply, provided the mark-sheets and passing certificates are available at the time of admission.

Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ) Application Form

The aspirants must fill in the application form online within the scheduled date. The application form for DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018 has been released on 15th May 2018. Last date to apply is 7th June 2018. Candidates are advised to fill up the application form of DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018 only after checking the above-mentioned eligibility criteria. To fill in the application form, follow the steps given below:-

  1. Click on the link “DU Journalism Application Form”. It will redirect to the official website.
  2. Read the instruction carefully and click on “New Registeration” option.
  3. Fill in the application form by entering the personal details and academic qualification.
  4. Upload scanned image of recent passport size photograph and signature.
  5. Payment of application fee.
  6. Download the application form and take the printout of the same for future use.

Application Fee Payment: The application fee payment will have to be made by the candidate in online mode through debit/ credit cards or net banking.

S. NoCategoryAmount
1.General/ OBCRs.500
2.SC/ ST/ PwDRs.250

Delhi School of Journalism Exam pattern & syllabus

Candidates are advised to be well acquainted with DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018 pattern in order to make the preparation more effective.There will be a National level Online Entrance Test. Exam pattern gives the candidate an idea about the mode of exam, duration, subjects and marking scheme. Candidates can refer to the following table to get complete information about DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018 pattern:-

1)DU DSJ Entrance Test 201819th June 2018.
2)Mode of ExamOnline (computer based exam )
3)Medium of Question paperEnglish and Hindi (As applicable)
4)Duration of Exam2 Hours (120 minutes)
5)Number of question100 (Each question contains 4 marks)
6)Maximum marks400
7)Negative marking1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
8)Type Of QuestionMCQ (multiple Choice Questions) type
9)Sections1)General English/Hindi

2)General Knowledge

3)Media Aptitude

4)Logical Reasoning

Syllabus for DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018

DU DSJ Entrance Test is held at an All-India level. There is no set pattern for this Entrance Exam, however, aspirants appearing for Journalism course admissions will be judged on the below-mentioned parameters:

  • General Awareness, including understanding of social dynamics; interest in social history; awareness of public debates on matters of polity and economy; awareness about international developments influencing power equations in the world and their impact on India.
  • Analytical & comprehension skills
  • Language capability including oral and writing skills
  • Sensitivity to social issues
  • Ethics & values
  • Aptitude & mental make-up

DSJ Examination Center 2018

The DSJ Exam Center will be conducted at 21 different centres. The PDF given below contains the state, city, test centre name, test centre address and landmark.

Click Here – to check and download the DSJ Examination centre 2018 

DU DSJ Entrance Test Result 2018

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018 result will be declared tentatively in the last week of September 2018 in the online mode on its official website. The candidates who appeared in the test can access the result by entering the registration number, name and date of birth. The result or scorecard contains the mark obtained in the entrance test. Based on the marks obtained by the applicants in the test, the official authority determines the cut-offs and prepares a merit list.

Counselling and seat allotment process

The shortlisted candidates will be allotted seats based on the merit and choices filled by the candidates. Candidates can check their seat allotment by logging in to the official website. It is a must for a candidate, who will be allotted seat, to print and download provisional allotment letter. To confirm the seat, candidates will have to pay a part academic fee online which would mean that they have accepted the seat allotted to them. The print out of admission fee receipt must be taken after the payment. Admission to the participating college will be made based on the rank secured by the candidates in the entrance test. The shortlisted candidate must report to the allotted institution along the following list of documents for document verification.

  1. Class 12 Mark Sheet
  2. Class 12 Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate
  3. Class 10 Board Examination Certificate
  4. Class 10 Mark Sheet
  5. Transfer Certificate from School/College (for students from outside Delhi)
  6. Migration Certificate from Board/University (for students from outside Delhi)
  7. Character Certificate
  8. Caste Certificate (if applicable)

Seat reservation in Delhi School of Journalism

The Delhi University reserves a definite number of seats for the candidates belonging to special categories such as Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC), Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Person with Disability.

Candidates have to mention their reservation category while filling the application form of DU DSJ Entrance Test 2018. Students claiming reservation are required to produce valid supporting documents in the prescribed format at the time of counselling in order to avail the benefit of DU DSJ reserved seats. The table given below contains the distribution of seats category-wise.

Distribution of seats

The Delhi University offers Journalism courses in two modes English and Hindi which is a five year integrated course. There are total 120 seats available for this programme. The distribution of seats are provided in the table below:

S. NoCategoryEnglish (60)Hindi (60)
2.Other Backward Caste (OBC)1616
3.Scheduled caste (SC)0909
4.Scheduled Tribe (ST)0505
Supernumerary Seats
5.Person With Disability (Pwd)0303
7.Foreign Students0303

FAQ about DS DSJ Entrance Exam 2018

  1. Who are eligible to Apply?

Ans: The candidate who obtained 50% aggregate marks in the class 12 board exam are eligible to apply. Aggregate is calculated on the basis of four subjects, i.e. one core language plus three elective subjects.

  1. What is ‘Five Year Integrated Program’ in Journalism?

Ans: Five Year Integrated Program in Journalism consists of  Bachelor of Journalism (BJ) of 3 years and Master of Journalism (MJ) of 2 years.

  1. Is there an exit option after three years, if I want to leave?

Ans. Yes, the course has an exit option after three years and students may leave with Bachelor’s Degree – Bachelor of Journalism. Those who wish to continue will be given admission to the Post Graduate Course – Master of Journalism.

  1. Can I join for Post Graduate Courses in other universities in India and abroad, if I exit with Bachelor’s Degree after three years?

Ans. Yes, students can pursue the postgraduate course in any university, after the completion of the Bachelor’s Degree.

  1. What is the online registration Fee?

Ans. Candidates need to pay Rs. 500 (General and OBC) and Rs. 250 (SC and ST) online as registration Fee. In any case, the online registration fee will never be refunded.

Contact Details

Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ)

Address: GC Narang Road, University Enclave, Delhi, 110007

Phone number: 098110 98070


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