Admission to B.A. (Hons.) Journalism Course
Combined Journalism Entrance Test (C-JET)
1) Written Joint Entrance Test:
Applicants shall be called for an objective type multiple choice as well as subjective type test which shall be held in Delhi.
The written examination is designed to test the aptitude of the candidates to pursue the B.A. (Hons.) Journalism course. There is no prescribed syllabus or format for the entrance examination. The following areas have been usually included in the entrance examination in the past.
Objective multiple choice questions on
Critical analysis of contemporary media
Comments/ essay on contemporary issues
The test shall be of 2:30 hours duration, extra time will be given to the candidates for filling up details on test booklet and answer sheet, marking attendance, verification of candidates’ documents, distribution, and collection of test material etc. The candidate should report at their respective examination centres latest by 9 am on the day of the test. The examination will start at 9:30 am and the booklet will be collected at 12:00 noon. The test booklet will have both the subjective and objective questions. There will be space specified in the booklet itself to answer the subjective questions. Since the candidates will have to answer the objective questions on the OMR sheet they should bring pencils and erasers with themselves and follow the instructions accordingly. The scheme of examination may be changed on the recommendation of the admission committee.
The subjective part of the booklet will be evaluated only of those candidates/examinee who obtain qualifying marks in the objective test as decided by the admission committee.
Candidates shall be called for the interview based on the performance in the written test and Class XII marks.
3. Final selection
Final Selection will be made for all categories on the following basis:
Course: B.A. (Hons.) Journalism
Written Exam : 50%
XII Result : 35%
Interview : 15%
4. Counseling and Admission of candidates
The candidates shall be allotted the respective colleges as per their merit and the choice of preference given at the time of counseling.
Candidates offered admission are required to deposit the course fees (as applicable) on the same day or as per the allocated time along with their documents in their respective college, failing which his/her candidature will be cancelled.
Candidates who do not take admission during the stipulated time lose the right of admission to the college. Candidates not present when called to the counseling will not be entertained later.
At the second and third counseling, admitted candidates will be permitted a change of college subject to availability of seats.
To avail any change in their college preference, the candidate should have necessarily deposited fees and fulfilled the remaining admission formalities by the allocated time in their respective college, failing which the candidate loses right to admission as well as a right to exercise any choice later.
Right to exercise choice for admission and any change of preference for college will be offered to only those candidates who are present on all the days of counseling specified for their ranks.
In case the candidate is unable to be present on the day of counseling an authorized representative of the candidate can exercise the preference for college and meet other admission requirements.
An application to this effect signed by the candidate should be submitted to the admission committee.
Admissions to B.A.(H.) Journalism
The B.A. (Hons.) Journalism course was started in the University of Delhi in the year 1989. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce was the first to start this prestigious course and today five colleges of the University of Delhi are proud to offer the same which include Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Kamala Nehru College, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Kalindi College and Maharaja Agrasen College.
During its short but brilliant history, the course has carved a niche for itself and continues to be one of the most sought after courses of the University of Delhi. The overall goal is to realise not only the professional but the intellectual and creative growth of students and develop a vibrant chord with the media industry.
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About University of Delhi
The University of Delhi is a central university situated in Delhi, India and is funded by Government of India. Established in 1922, it offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate level. Vice-President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari is the Chancellor of the university. It has been ranked 371 in the whole world in the year 2010 by the THES - QS world universities ranking. The university has two campuses, namely north campus and south campus in the northern and southern part of the city respectively. The north campus is well connected with the yellow line of the Delhi Metro. The station is called Vishwavidyalaya, which means "university" in Hindi and Sanskrit. North campus is about 2.5 km from Delhi Vidhan Sabha and 7.0 km from ISBT.