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DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018 - Delhi School of Journalism has issued a notification for special admission drive under which candidates who has cleared the DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam will be offered admission. The candidate should belong to the reserved category and the name should figure in merit list. The spot allotment will take place on August 24. Delhi University announced the waiting list after second spot round of DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 and candidate had to arrive at the DSJ office on August 16 (by 12:30 p.m). The candidate had to bring the requisite documents as he would be offered admission if there were any vacant seats. The first spot round result of DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 was declared on August 11. Candidates could confirm their admission and pay the fees till August 14. The fifth merit list for DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 was declared on August 6. Candidates had to pay the fees till August 8. The fourth merit list for DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam for both English and Hindi medium was announced on July 30. Candidates can confirm their admission by getting their documents verified and pay their fees till August 1. The result of DU DSJ 2018 for both English and Hindi Medium was announced on July 6 in online mode. The result of a total of 6055 candidates was declared for English medium and for 383 candidates for Hindi medium. Earlier the authorities had released the DU DSJ final answer key along with the questions for DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam on June 29. Candidates could raise objections in case of discrepancy. The objections could be raised against the answer key for DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam were closed on June 28. The DU DSJ 2018 answer key was released on June 26. DU successfully conducted the DU DSJ on June 19. Candidates who appeared for the DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam found the test moderately difficult. The admit card of DU DSJ was available from June 15, 2018. The application form of DU DSJ 2018 was available from May 15 and the last date for filling the DU DSJ 2018 application form was June 7. The DU DSJ entrance exam comprised of multiple choice questions which the candidates had to answer in stipulated time. Know all the details about DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam, such as the complete schedule of the admission, result, answer key, selection process, application form process, admit card, exam centres and much more.

 

University of Delhi had announced all dates pertaining to the schedule related to the announcement of merit lists and document verification. Candidates belonging to the general category had to pay Rs 500 as application fee while those belonging to the reserved category had to pay Rs 250. Before filling the application form, candidates need to ensure that they meet the requisite eligibility criteria. There are a total of 60 seats each in the English and Hindi medium course of integrated journalism course which is being offered at DU DSJ

 

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018 - Key Facts

Particulars

Details

Name of Exam

Delhi School of Journalism Entrance Exam

Common Name

DU DSJ Entrance Exam

Exam Type

National

Exam Category

UG

Conducting Institute

Delhi School Of Journalism (DU)

Mode of exam

Online

Programme

Five Year Integrated Programme in Journalism

Seats

60 each in English and Hindi Medium

DU DSJ 2018 Important Dates

 

DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 important dates include the complete schedule of the admission process to the integrated programme in journalism in English and Hindi.

 

Schedule of DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018

S.No

Event

Date

1.

Start Date for application form of DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018

May 15, 2018

2.

End date for filling DU DSJ Entrance Exam Application form 2018

June 7, 2018  

3.

Start date for availability of DU DSJ Admit Card 2018

June 15, 2018

4.

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2018

June 19, 2018

5. 

DU DSJ Entrance Exam Answer Key 2018 

June 26, 2018

6. 

End date to raise objection

June 28, 2018

7

Display of Final Answer Key of DU DSJ 2018 

June 29, 2018 

6. 

DU DSJ Result 2018 (Announced)

July 6, 2018 

7. 

DU DSJ First Merit List 

July 12, 2018 

8. 

Verification of documents and approval of admission by College authorities 

July 12-14, 2018

9. 

DU DSJ Second Merit List 

July 18, 2018

10.

Verification of documents and approval of admission by College authorities 

July 18-20, 2018

11.

DU DSJ Third Merit List 

July 24, 2018

12.

Verification of documents and approval of admission by College authorities 

July 24-26, 2018

13.

DU DSJ Fourth Merit List 

July 30, 2018

14.

Verification of documents and approval of admission by College authorities 

July 30- August 1, 2018

15.

DU DSJ Fifth Merit List 

August 6, 2018

16.

Verification of documents and approval of admission by College authorities 

August 6-8, 2018

17. 

Announcement of spot Round 

August 8, 2018

18. 

Notification about number of vacant seats 

August 9, 2018

19. 

DU DSJ Seat Allotment 2018 

August 11, 2018 

20

Verification of documents and payment of fees 

August 13-14, 2018

21. 

Announcement of result of second spot round and verification of documents  

August 14, 2018 (1:30 p.m)

22. 

Announcement of waitlisted candidates after second spot round and verification of documents 

August 16, 2018 (12:30 p.m)

23. 

DU DSJ Spot Allotment   

August 24, 2018

DU DSJ Merit List 2018

University of Delhi announced that the date for spot allotment would take place on August 24. The authorities declared the waiting list after the second spot round admission which concluded on August 14. The waitlisted candidate had to visit the DSJ office by 12:30 p.m along with the necessary documents and would be offered admission if there would be any vacant seats. The result for the second spot round was declared on August 14 and verification of documents took place till 1:30 p.m on the same day.The authorities declared the first DU DSJ result 2018 for the first spot round  on August 11 and verification of documents and payment of fees will take place on August 13 and August 14. Delhi University had announced the fifth merit list of DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 on August 6. The admission was to be confirmed only after the candidates get their documents verified and pay their fees from August 6 to 8. The authorities declared the fourth merit list for DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 in online mode on July 30. In order to confirm their admission, candidates had to pay the requisite fees and get their documents verified till August 1. The third merit list of DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 was announced on July 24. In order to get their admission confirmed, candidates could get their documents verified by July 26. The second merit list of DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam for both English and Hindi medium was declared on July 18. The second merit list comprised names of candidates belonging to different categories. The first merit list for all the categories for both English and Hindi medium for admission to the five years integrated course in journalism at Delhi School of Journalism was announced on July 12. Candidates had to get their documents verified and their approval of admission took place till July 14. 

 

DU DSJ Result 2018

 

The fifth merit list under DU DSJ result has been announced on August 6, 2018. The fourth merit list for DU DSJ entrance exam was announced on July 30. Verification of documents and payment of fees took place till August 1 for candidates whose names appeared in the fourth merit list. The third merit list for DU DSJ entrance exam was declared on July 24, 2018 and verification of documents, payment of fees took pplace till July 26. The second merit list for admission to Delhi School of Journalism was declared on July 18. Verification of documents and admission took place from July 18-20.The first merit list for DU DSJ 2018 was announced on July 12 for both English and Hindi medium. The result of DU DSJ 2018  for both English and Hindi and medium has been announced.  The result contains the following details: 

 

DU DSJ 2018  Result for English Medium 

 

The result for a total of 6055 candidates has been declared. The details that are mentioned are given below: 

  • Registration number 
  • Roll Number 
  • Name of the candidate 
  • Category 
  • Total Marks 
  • Marks Obtained 
  • Rank of the candidate 

DU DSJ Result 2018 for Hindi Medium

 

The result for a total of 383 candidates has been declared. The details are given below:

  • Registration number 
  • Roll Number 
  • Name of the candidate 
  • Category 
  • Total Marks 
  • Marks Obtained 
  • Rank of the candidate 

 

The institute has announced two merit lists for admission. DU DSJ result 2018 contains the name of the candidate and the registration number. Admission of the candidates will be confirmed only after the documents are verified at the venue of the admission and once they are verified, they will have to pay the fee online. 

 

DU DSJ Result Analysis 2018

 

The result analysis of DU DSJ 2018 takes into account the total number of candidates who appeared in the DU DSJ entrance exam, the marks scored by them, the category to which they belong, the rank secured by them. In the DU DSJ result analysis, it is also mentioned who are the toppers in the Hindi medium as well as English medium. 

 

DU DSJ Counselling 2018

 

DU DSJ 2018 counselling took place from July 12 after the announcement of the first admission list. The selection process of DU DSJ 2018 comprised of verification of documents of those candidates who have qualified the entrance exam. For the first admission list verification of the documents and payment of fees took from July 12-14. Once the documents are verified, candidates had to take print out of filled application form and submit the requisite documents. 

  • Class XII Mark Sheet

  • Class XII Provisional Certificate / Original Certificate

  • Class X Board Examination Certificate

  • Class X Mark Sheet

  • Migration Certificate from Board/University (for students from outside Delhi)

  • Transfer Certificate from School/College (for students from outside Delhi)

  • Character Certificate(Recent)

  • Caste Certificate (in the name of the student)

  • Candidates must get one set photocopy of all the documents 
  • Two passport size photographs 

After the verification of documents, candidates had to pay the admission fee. They had to login on the admission portal.

 

DU DSJ Journalism 2018 Seat Matrix

 

Candidates can check the table that is given below to know more about the number of seats that are available for admission in English and Hindi journalism.

Break up of seats

Total Seats

60 + 60

Supernumerary Seats

09 + 09

General

30 + 30

PwD

03 + 03

OBC

16 + 16

CW

03 + 03

SC

09 + 09

Foreign Students

03 + 03

ST

05 + 05

 

 

DU DSJ 2018 Fee Structure

 

Candidates who have been finally selected for admission to DU DSJ, they can go through the table which is given below to know about the semester wise break up of fee structure.

Fee Structure

First Semester 

Second Semester 

Total Annual Fee 

Rs 39, 500

Rs 28, 000

Rs 67, 500

Caution Deposit (One Time)

Caution Money

Rs 10, 000

 

  • Caution money will be reimbursed once the candidate completes the course.

  • The total fee that has to be paid at the time of admission is Rs 77,500.

DU DSJ Entrance Exam Answer Key 2018

 

The authorities released the final answer key along with the master question paper for DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 for both English and Hindi Medium in online mode. The last date for raising objections against DU DSJ 2018 answer key ended on June 28. Delhi University had released the answer key for DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam on June 26. Candidates can download the answer key by entering their roll number and application number. In order to raise the objections, candidates had to select the subject, question id, option id, nature of options, remarks within 150 characters and upload the file supporting the objection. The file should be less than 80 kb in jpeg and JPEG format. Candidates can use the DU DSJ 2018 answer key to see the total number of marks scored by them, the answers which they have marked correctly and those answers which they have marked incorrectly. 

 

DU DSJ 2018 Entrance Exam Analysis

 

There was mixed reaction among students who appeared for the online entrance exam of DU DSJ 2018 as some of the candidates found it moderately difficult while others found it easy.  There were 100 multiple choice questions which were asked and there were no separate sections. Candidates stated that majority of questions were from current affairs and general knowledge while there were very few questions from maths and logical reasoning. For every correct answer, candidates will be given four marks and for every wrong answer one mark will be deducted. 

 

Check the questions asked in DU DSJ 2018 Entrance Exam- Download here

 

DU DSJ Admit Card 2018

 

DU DSJ 2018 admit card was available in online mode from June 15 onwards  Candidates will be able to download it by using their login credentials - email and password.

 

Admit card of DU DSJ 2018  contained information about the date and time of entrance exam, venue of the test.

Candidates must bring with them any one of the following photo identity proof along with DU DSJ 2018 admit card.

  • Driving License

  • PAN Card

  • Passport

  • College Identity Card

  • Aadhaar Card

  • Voter Identity Card

DU DSJ Mock Test 2018 

 

The mock test of DU DSJ 2018 enabled the candidates to practice for the final exam. The objective to provide  DU DSJ 2018 mock test is to help the candidates get an idea about the type of questions they are likely to be asked in the entrance exam and how they can navigate through different sections. The authorities had provided the list of facilitation centres in different parts of the country where the students can go and practice for  DU DSJ mock test 2018 from 10:00 a.m in the morning till 5:00 p.m in the evening. 

 

Click here to practice the mock test of DU DSJ 2018

 

Click here to check the list of facilitation centres

 

DU DSJ Syllabus 2018

 

The Syllabus of DU DSJ 2018 comprised of the topics and subjects from which candidates were asked questions in DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam. Candidates should prepare well for current affairs, general knowledge, general English /Hindi, media aptitude and logical reasoning.

 

DU DSJ Exam Pattern 2018

 

Exam pattern of DU DSJ 2018 comprised of the type of questions that were asked in the entrance exam of DU DSJ 2018, duration of the test, marking scheme, mode of the exam. There will be a separate test for English and Hindi Medium. Due to one incorrect question, the total marks for DU DSJ entrance exam 2018 is 396 and not 400. 

 

DU DSJ 2018 Paper Pattern

S. No 

Particulars

Details

1.

Total Number of questions

100

2.

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions

3.

Mode of examination

Online

4.

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

5.

Total Marks

400- 396

DU DSJ Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The eligibility criteria of DU DSJ 2018 entrance exam comprises of academic qualification required to be eligible to appear in the entrance exam of DU DSJ 2018, marks that they score in 10+2.

Students who score at least 50% in class XII irrespective of their stream, they will be able to appear in DU DSJ entrance exam 2018. The aggregate of marks was determined on the basis of four subjects and it included one core language along with three elective subjects.

 

DU DSJ Application Form 2018

 

The application form of DU DSJ 2018 was available in online mode from May 15. The last date for filling the DU DSJ application form 2018 was June 7, 2018. Candidates must keep the requisite documents ready before they proceed to fill the DU DSJ 2018 application form. Application fee can be paid through debit card, credit card or net banking.

 

The steps that are given below need to be followed while filling DU DSJ application form 2018.

  • Online Registration

  • Verification Mail

  • Fill the details in DU DSJ application form 2018

  • Upload the requisite documents

  • Pay the application fee

DU DSJ Exam Centres 2018

 

The exam centres of DU DSJ 2018 comprise of the list of cities where the entrance exam of DU DSJ 2018 was conducted. The list of DU DSJ 2018 exam centres will be updated on this page as soon as it is provided. Candidates can select the exam centre of DU DSJ 2018 while filling the application form.

 

DU DSJ 2018 Entrance Exam - FAQ

 

Q. When can we expect the application form for DU DSJ 2018 to come out?

A. For the academic year 2018, the admission form for DU DSJ was available from May 15.

 

Q. What type of questions will be asked in the entrance exam of DU DSJ 2018?

A. Candidates will have to be aware of the current affairs and be well versed with general knowledge. The questions will be objective and candidates and they are aimed to assess the comprehension and analytical skills of the candidate.

 

Q. Do I have an option to opt out of the course once I complete my graduation?

A. Yes, you do have the option to opt out once you complete your graduation in journalism from DU DSJ.

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