About DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the entrance exam for the five year integrated journalism course for admission to Delhi School of Journalism . Popularly known as DU DSJ entrance exam, the test will be conducted in online mode from June 2 to 11, 2020.  The admission process will start with the release of DU DSJ application form, which will be released by the authorities on March 2 to 31, 2020. Candidates can download the DU DSJ admit card 2020 by entering the required details. DU DSJ 2020 Entrance exam contains multiple choice questions. After the conduct of DU DSJ entrance exam 2020, the officials will release the answer key for both English and Hindi medium. Within the stipulated time, candidates will be allowed to challenge the DU DSJ 2020 answer key along with the proof, if they find any discrepancy. Later on the authorities will release the official answer key. DU DSJ result 2020 will be announced on June 25, 2020. The result will be in the form of the merit list. It will contain the overall rank of the candidate as well as the category rank and the marks scored by the candidates. Depending on the seats filled, merit lists will be announced. Candidates will have to confirm their admission after paying the fees and getting their documents verified. There are 60 seats each for both English and Hindi medium course at Delhi School of Journalism.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Conducting Body: University Of Delhi
Duration 2 Hours

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DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

02 Mar, 2020 - 31 Mar, 2020

Application | Mode: Online

30 Apr, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

02 Jun, 2020 - 11 Jun, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

25 Jun, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

Past Dates and Events

21 Aug, 2019

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DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring to get admitted to Delhi  School of Journalism must meet the requisite DU DSJ eligibility criteria 2020. According to DU DSJ 2020 eligibility criteria, there are certain conditions which the candidates must meet to be eligible to appear for the entrance exam. 

As far as academic qualification is concerned with regard to eligibility criteria of DU DSJ 2020, candidates must score at least 50% marks in class XII.

As part of the DU DSJ eligibility criteria 2020, the aggregate 50% marks will be determined on the basis of best of four subjects, which comprises one compulsory language, along with three elective subjects.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Delhi University will release  the application form of DU DSJ  2020 on March 2, 2020. Candidates have to fill DU DSJ 2020 application form in online mode. The end date for filling the DU DSJ application form 2020 is March 31. The eligibility criteria of DU DSJ has to be met by the candidates before they begin to fill the application form of DU DSJ 2020.

Candidates belonging to different categories will have to pay the requisite fee for DU DSJ application form 2020. 

Category and Fee                                                                                                      






SC, ST, OBC             


Rs 250






 Rs 500


Mode of Fee Payment

Candidates have to pay the fee for DU DSJ application form 2020 through any of the following modes. 

  • Net banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card

Steps to follow while filling DU DSJ Application  Form 2020 

Candidates have to follow the steps that are given below to fill DU DSJ 2020 application form

Step 1- Register to fill the application form of DU DSJ 2020

Step 2- After the registration create a new account 

Step 3- Mail sent confirming the registration 

Step 4- Candidate to login  using their id and password 

Step 5- Click on the declaration box

Step 6- Candidates will have to fill their personal details 

Step 7- Fill education details including marks, percentage, name of the board and school 

Step 8- Select from merit-based  or entrance based course 

Step 9- If the candidate is opting for sports quota, then fill that section 

Step 10- If the candidate is opting for ECA quota fill that section 

Step 11- Upload all the necessary documents 

Step 12- Preview all the details that have been filled in DU DSJ 2020 application form 

Step 13- Pay the registration fee 

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General PWD Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 500
SC, ST PWD Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 250

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DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus

General knowledge
Current affairs
Analytical and comprehension skills

The preparation tips for DU DSJ entrance exam 2020 include the books from which the candidates should prepare for the test. As part of DU DSJ 2020 preparation tips, candidates should be well versed with the syllabus, exam pattern, the topics from where questions will be asked.

Candidates must also be well acquainted with the exam pattern of DU DSJ 2020. Moreover, candidates must follow other DU DSJ preparation tips such as:

  •    Work hard

  •    Focus on the goal

  •    Adhere  to the timetable

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of DU DSJ 2020 mentions the type of questions which are asked in the entrance exam for the five years integrated journalism course that will be offered at Delhi School of Journalism. 

Candidates have to answer 100 multiple choice questions in online mode. 

In DU DSJ 2020 exam pattern, candidates have to answer the questions in online mode.

Check the table to know more about DU DSJ exam pattern 2020


 S.NoParticulars                      Details                     



Mode of the Exam       






Medium of the exam       


English and Hindi        




Total Number of questions       






Marking Scheme             

  • Four marks  for every correct answer

  • One marks will be deducted for every wrong answer         


DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Mock Test

In the DU DSJ mock test 2020, candidates will get an opportunity to practice in computer-based the type of questions that are likely to be asked in the entrance exam. DU DSJ 2020 mock test will be available in June. With the help of DU DSJ mock test 2020, candidates could acclimatize themselves with the topics and subjects from where questions are likely to be asked.

University of Delhi will issue DU DSJ 2020 admit card on April 30, 2020. Candidates can download DU DSJ admit card 2020 by entering the login details which is their email address and the password. 

After that the admit card of DU DSJ 2020 will appear on the screen. Once the candidates check all the details on the DU DSJ admit card 2020, they can download it and print at least two copies of it.

It is mandatory for candidates to carry with them the DU DSJ 2020 admit card to the exam centre along with any one of the following identity proof. 

List of Identity Proof                                                                                                                                        




Identity Proof Documents   




PAN Card       








Aadhaar Card   




College Identity Card       




Voter Identity  Card      




Driving License 



Documents Required at Exam

  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter Identity Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • College Identity Card
  • Passport

How to raise objections against Answer Key of DU DSJ 2020?

Candidates can raise the objections by following the following steps: 

    • Select the question ID

    • Option Id

    • Nature of options 

    • Remarks in 150 characters 

    • Upload the file in support of the objection

The file that has to be uploaded should be in JPEG, JPG format and should be less than 80kb. 

DU DSJ answer key 2020 can be used by the candidates to get an idea about the marks that are likely to get in the entrance exam after matching the responses.

National Testing Agency will declare DU DSJ 2020 result on June 25, 2020.  The result of DU DSJ 2020, will be available in online mode. In DU DSJ result 2020,  the following information will be displayed: 

Details mentioned in DU DSJ 2020 Result

  • Name of the candidate 

    • Registration number 

    • Roll Number 

    • Category 

    • Total marks 

    • Marks scored

    • Rank of the candidate

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Counselling

Mode of Counselling: Offline

Candidates whose names figure in different merit lists of DU DSJ, they will have to participate in DU DSJ 2020 counselling wherein they will have to confirm their admission by getting their documents verified. At the time of DU DSJ counselling 2020, candidates will have to get the following documents verified: 

    • Class X and XII marksheet 

    • Class X board exam certificate 

    • Class XII original or provisional certificate 

    • Transfer certificate

    • Character Certificate 

    • Migration Certificate 

    • Caste Certificate 

Candidates must also carry with them at least one set of photocopy of all the documents as well as two passport size photographs. 

DU DSJ Entrance Exam 2020 Counselling Centers

State City
Delhi North Delhi

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Class XII marksheet
  • Class XII Provisional or Original Certificate
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • Transfer certificate of candidates who are from outside Delhi
  • Migration certificate of candidates who fro outside Delhi
  • Two passport size photographs
  • One set of photocopy of all the documents

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