COMBINED JOURNALISM ENTRANCE TEST (C-JET)

Way to Journalism

Students aiming to set their feet in either of the print media or electronic media, have numerous options to do so by appearing in the media and journalism entrance exams conducted by various private and public institutions in India. All successful candidates who clear the mass communication entrance exams, chose subjects like reporting, writing, editing, etc as per their interest and forte.


Undergraduate students who are about to appear for the Mass Communication Entrance Exams, can now easily get themselves informed of the latest updates on all the exams of their choice. The postgraduate candidates can expect the next notifications related with Journalism Entrance Exam. For more details on media and journalism entrance tests, click on the below mentioned entrance exams conducted by various institutions.

Structure and Syllabus of University of Delhi C-JET

Written test and Interview are the two stages of C-JET. Objective and subjective questions will be included in this test. OMR sheet will be given to answer objective type questions while specified area will be there on the booklet to answer subjective ones.

The subjects specified for objective and subjective test are given below.

Objective:

  • Current Affairs
  • General Awareness

Subjective:

  • English Comprehension and Grammar
  • Politics
  • Media Issues
  • Social Issues

The selection process for admission to DU’s B.A. (Hons.) Journalism course is as follows:

  •  Written Joint Entrance Test - Combined Journalism Entrance Test (C-JET): It will be conducted in the last week of May
     
  •  Interview: Candidates shall be called for the interview based on the performance in the written test and Class XII marks
     
  • Final selection: Final Selection will be made for all categories on the following basis:

Course

Written Exam (C-JET)

XII result

Interview

B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

50%

35%

15%


Duration for this test including subjective and objective will be of two hours. Then based on this test and the marks obtained in the qualifying examination, candidate will be called for the interview.50% weightage will be given for the test while 35% will be given for qualifying examination and 15% for interview.

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
     
  • 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

REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility

Candidates who are appearing for this exam should have:

  • Passed in Senior Secondary School Exam of CBSE or its equivalent recognized by University of Delhi with 70% marks
     
  • 60% marks in English
  • For candidates who are not in the general category the following list gives the requirements for eligibility
Category Minimum Percentage of marks Minimum marks secured in English
General at least 70% 60%
OBC at least 54% 50%
CW/PWD at least 55% 50%
SC/ST passing in Class XII 50%
Application Fees

The application fee structures for candidates applying for admission to the course will be as follows:

    

Category Course
General Rs. 700
OBC Rs.500
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 350
CW Rs. 500
Foreign Students(FS) $    200
Procedure for CJET:
  • The application form can be obtained from the five colleges offering admission at the cost of Rs. 50/-
     
  • The application form can be obtained from the official website – www.journalismdu.admissionhelp.com
     
  • The application processing fee for general/OBC candidates is Rs. 700/-, for SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs. 350/-; and for CW candidates is Rs. 500/-
     
  • The duly filled in application form should be submitted at Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Netaji Nagar, New Delhi by the second week of May

Journalism seats available in Delhi University in the 5 colleges:

College

General

SC

ST

OBC

Total

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce

16

05

02

08

31

Kalindi College

23

07

03

12

45*

Kamla Nehru College

19

06

03

11

39

Lady Shri Ram College

12

03

02

06

23

Maharaja Agrasen College

23

07

03

12

45*

Test Format

120 Minutes

Duration of Test

Once

Frequency per year

1 Year

Test Score Validity

APPLICATION

2,250

Students Appeared Last year

185

Number of Seats

8.22%

Selection Rate