ACJ 2023 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

Asian College of Journalism or ACJ offers candidates admission into post-graduation diploma courses. To get admission into the course, the candidate must go through an entrance examination. In this article, we will discuss ACJ 2023 Exam Date, Registration, Revised Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, etc.

ACJ 2023 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates
Submit the application formApril 2023
ACJ Entrance Exam 2023 April 2023
Interview DateMay 2023
Final result announcedMay 2023

ACJ Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of ACJ is as follows-

  • The candidate’s age should not be more than 30 years
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidate must complete bachelor degree from a recognized university
  • Candidates who are appearing in the final year qualifying examination are eligible to apply

Courses Offered in ACJ

The following are the courses offered after clearing the ACJ Entrance examination-

  • PG diploma in Reporting
  • PG diploma in Writing & Editing, and Tools of the Modern Journalist
  • PG diploma in Key Issues in Journalism
  • PG Diploma in Media Perspectives
  • PG diploma in The Media, and Law & Society

ACJ Admission Process

The Application form of ACJ can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

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  • Visit the official website of the ACJ-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by ACJ
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a printout of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for ACJ Admission

The following are the list of documents required for ACJ Admission-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th & 12th passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Graduation Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Aadhar Card

Application Fee

The application fee for the ACJ form can be paid online using a credit/debit card, UPI, Net banking, etc. The following are the application fee for ACJ-

CoursesApplication Fee
Business and Financial JournalismRs.2500/-
All other CoursesRs.1000/-

ACJ Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for ACJ-

SubjectDurationTotal Marks
General knowledge1:30min100

ACJ Syllabus


  • Correct misspelled words
  • Make sentences using words
  • Parenthesis
  • Verbs
  • Tenses
  • Proposition
  • Essay writing

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Scientific discoveries
  • Space exploration – e.g. Cassini-Huygens
  • Economics (understanding of terms like GDP)
  • New Media Terms
  • Identifying people who have been in the news in the past year
  • Events or people associated with the 1857 revolution,
  • Events or people associated with Gandhi and the Freedom Struggle

ACJ 2023 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document without which you will not be allowed to participate in the examination. You can download the admit card of ACJ on the official website for ACJ 2023.

ACJ 2023 Exam Result

The examination result of the ACJ will be released after 2-3 weeks of examination. You can find the exam result on the official website of the ACJ. After the written examination, the candidates who cleared the examination will be commenced for Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. Candidates who cleared the examination will be called for a counseling session.

ACJ Counselling

A counseling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. The candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counseling session-

  • 10th  & 12th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Provisional certificate
  • Graduation Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions
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