INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Applicants are required to carefully go through the Instructions before filling the Online Application.

  1. The Online Application involves the following process: Signing up, Personal and Educational Details, Work Experience Details, Uploading of Photograph, Final Submission and Payment.
  2. Please ensure that all field in the form are completed correctly
  3. Email ID and Mobile Number furnished must remain valid since all communication from ACJ will be sent to the mobile number and email id furnished by the candidate.
  4. Before starting to fill in the application online an applicant will be required to have the following:
    • a) applicant’s recent passport size colour digital photo in JPEG/PNG format. The face should be clear and facing upfront. PLEASE NOTE NO SELFIES.
    • b) Education details of school and college which includes year of study, subjects and percentage of marks/grades obtained.
  5. SC/ST applicant is required to upload his/her scanned copy of community certificate to avail exemption from the application fee. If you have not uploaded the community certificate you can follow any one of the options mentioned below:
    • a) Log in again and upload the scanned copy of document OR
    • b) Email the documents to admissionacj@gmail.com with your name and reference number OR
    • c) Send the document by post/courier with your reference number, name, address, email-id and contact number to the following address:
    • Registrar
      Asian College of Journalism
      Second Main Road,
      Taramani,
      Chennai – 600 113
      Ph: +91 44 22542842 – 47/ 22542840
  6. Application Form will be processed only if it is complete in all respects and on receipt of the application fee.
  7. Applicants should ensure that they are available at the examination centre they have opted for on Sunday May 13, 2018 between 09.00 am and 2.00 pm.

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAYING THE APPLICATION FEE

A processing fee of Rs. 2000/- must accompany your application. Candidates applying for both programmes need to pay only one 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 submitted. 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 certificate.

IMPORTANT DATES

1. Last date for receiving applications extended upto Friday April 27, 2018
2. Entrance Exam Sunday May 13, 2018

IF SHORTLISTED, AFTER THE ENTRANCE EXAM:

3. Announcement of shortlist of candidates for the interview in the ACJ website Tuesday May 22, 2018
4. Interview in Chennai at ACJ Between Wednesday May 30 and Sunday June 3, 2018
5. Announcement of Admission Results in the ACJ website Tuesday June 5, 2018

 

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