DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2017

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2017 –
The Delhi School of Journalism conducted the DU DSJ 2017 entrance exam on September 17 for admissions to its five-year integrated programme in Journalism (Hindi & English) under the aegis of the Delhi University. The entrance exam of DU DSJ 2017 was held online. The DU DSJ entrance exam 2017 result was also announced on September 22 in the form of a merit list consisting of shortlisted candidates name and registration number. The second merit list was announced on September 26. Shortlisted Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of their merit, eligibility and documents. Qualified candidates from the first admission list will have to report to the University from September 23 to 25, 2017 to confirm their admissions and pay the requisite fees after verification of their documents. In case there are any seats vacant, the officials will announce another merit list for DSJ 2017. The application process was online and available from August 23. The last date to fill the application form of DU DSJ entrance exam 2017 was September 8. The admit card of the entrance exam of DU SJ 2018 was available from September 11 till 17. The university announced that the seat intake for the five-year DSJ SU entrance exam 2017 for both Hindi and English Journalism is 120. Interested candidates can check the details of the programme to know the dates, result, admission procedure, exam details, application process and eligibility for the DU DSJ entrance test.

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 DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2017 Fast Facts

Exam Name: Delhi School of Journalism Entrance Exam

Common Name: DU DSJ Entrance Exam

Exam Type: National
Exam Category: UG
Conducting Institute: Delhi University

Programme: Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism 

Seats: 60+60

Exam Mode: Online

Application Mode: Online

Application Fee: Rs 500 (general), Rs 250 (SC/ST)

DU DSJ Important Dates 2017


The important dates of DU DSJ 2017 entrance exam will let the candidates keep a track of all the test related events without a miss. The below-given dates have been announced by the officials for admissions to the current academic year.


DU DSJ 2017 important dates



Start date for Online Registration

August 23, 2017

Closing date for Online Registration

September 8, 2017

Download of admit card

September 11, 2017, onwards 

DU DSJ entrance examination

September 17, 2017

Announcement of Results of Entrance Examinations/ Grievance Handling 

September 22, 2017

First Admission list

September 22, 2017

Document verification and approval of


September 23 - 25, 2017 (for first list)

September 26-29, 2017 (for the second list)

Second merit list

September 26, 2017

DU DSJ Results 2017


The officials announced the merit list or results of DU DSJ entrance exam 2017 on September 22. The second merit list was announced on September 26. This has been released in the form of final admitted student list on the website portal. Candidates have to check the university portal for the same. DU DSJ result 2017 will again be announced as a third merit list on September 29, if there are any seats vacant. Shortlisted candidates have to visit the campus and follow the admission formalities, which includes submission of documents and academic fee.


DU DSJ Selection Procedure 2017


Students whose names are included in the admission list have top visit Room No G-5 of the University Sports Complex (entry from gate No. 2) Page 4 of 6 where Delhi School of Journalism is housed, with all documents on the respective days – i.e. 23 to 25 September 2017 for the first admission list.


Selected candidates will have to follow the following steps:

  • Verification of documents- this will be held at Delhi School of Journalism, Sports Complex, University of Delhi. Applicants must take the print out of the filled in admission form along with the specified documents and submit at the centre.

  • Approval of admission- The Delhi School of Journalism will keep the certificates of the approved applicants. After this, the school will approve the admission on the UG admission portal.

  • Online payment of Admission fee- Once the selection and documents are verified, the applicants have to log-on to the admission portal to pay the Admission Fee.

The seat matrix, as per which the admissions will be done, for all category students is mentioned in the table below.


Seat Matrix for the DU Journalism admissions 2017-18


Category wise Seats


English Medium

Hindi Medium
















Supernumerary Seats


English Medium

Hindi Medium







Foreign Students 



DU DSJ Eligibility Criteria 2017


According to the eligibility criteria of DU DSJ, candidates must have a passed 10 + 2 or equivalent from a recognized board with a minimum of 50 % marks. In addition, candidates must meet the following guidelines prescribed under the DU DSJ 2017 eligibility criteria

  • The pass percentage will be considered as an aggregate of four subjects studied in Class 12. Candidates must have studied one core language and three elective subjects.
  • Students awaiting their Class XII results are also eligible to apply.

DU DSJ Application Form 2017


The application forms of DU DSJ entrance exam 2017 were available in the online mode only. Candidates had to create an account by registering with a email id and password. Steps to fill the DU DSJ application form 2017 are


1. Online Registration: The applicants had to register online by entering their name, Email ID, mobile number.


2. Mail confirmation: After successful registration, candidates received their User ID and password to their registered email and mobile number. Students had to check the email and use the credential to re-login.


3. Form filling: Candidates had to fill the online application form of DSJ with their personal, academic and address details at this stage.


4. Uploading: Once the details were filled, candidates had to upload the following documents as per the size mentioned,

  • Passport size photograph –2 inch x 2 inch (5 mm x 5 mm) in size.

  • Scanned signature of the applicant.

  • Self- attested Class XII Mark-Sheet.

  • Self-attested copy of SC/ST/OBC/PwD//CW valid certificate, if applicable.

  • A copy of a valid Photo ID as specified

DU DSJ 2017 Application Fee




Rs. 500.00


Rs. 250.00

Candidates had to pay the application fee online through Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking after submission of their application form.


DU DSJ Admit Card 2017


Candidates could download their admit card of DU DSJ from September 11, 2017, three days from the last date of the application form. The admit card had information related to the exam centre, reporting time etc. The DU DSJ 2017 admit cards were available online only.


Candidates must carry the following to the exam centre:

  • DU DSJ admit card.

  • Photo ID Identity card - any one of the documents as Aadhar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card

DU DSJ Exam Pattern 2017


The test will be conducted in an online mode only which is mentioned in the exam pattern of DU DSJ2017 entrance exam.The DU DSJentrance test will test student’s proficiency in Analytical & Comprehension skills as well as General Knowledge and Current Affairs. As mentioned in the official DU DSJ 2017 exam pattern, the standard of the test will be on par with those at the national level from Class XII students.


Official DU DSJ FAQs 2017


Question 1- How can I get admission for Five Year Integrated Course in Journalism?

Answer - Students will be admitted through a national level entrance examination. For this academic year 2017-18, it will be conducted on 17 September 2017.


Question 2- How do I apply for the DSJ entrance exam 2017?

Answer -Students need to register online. No offline application will be entertained. For online registration and more details, kindly visit the websites – www.du.ac.in and dsj.du.ac.in


Question 3- What is the deadline for applying online?

Answer -The deadline for applying online is 08 September 2017.


Question 4- What is the online registration fee?

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


Question 5- When the DU DSJ 2017 result will be announced?

Answer - The results will be announced on or before 22 September, along with the first admission List. After taking admission from the first list, second or third admission lists will be followed, depends on the availability of the seats.


Question 6- How do I pay the DSJ entrance exam fee if admitted?

Answer - If a student gets admitted, s/he needs to pay the Fee and Caution Deposit online.




Delhi School of Journalism

Cluster Innovation Centre

University Stadium

University of Delhi

Delhi - 110007

The above information is based on the previous year’s notification. Updated information will be available here as soon as DU DSJ announces the same.


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