Asian College of Journalism, Chennai is inviting applications for admission to Postgraduate Diploma programme in Journalism in the streams / specialisations of Print, Television and Web Media / New Media and Radio for the year 2012-13. The duration of the program is three trimesters. Popular as ACJ, the college is managed and supported by Media Development Foundation and closely associated with The Hindu Group. ACJ is one of the best journalism college in the country with excellent faculty and facilities. ACJ also has partnership with Cardiff University for M.A. in Journalism. If you are more inclined towards a career in print and web journalism, you can also consider joining in Times School of Journalism or Malayala Manorama promoted, Manorama School of Communication. Following are other details o ACJ:
Eligibility: Applicants should have Graduation in any discipline. THose studying their final year degree also can apply. They have to provide the degree certificate the end of February 2013 if selected to the program. Selection of the candidates is based on an entrance test held at various centres in India and abroad in late May 2012. Short listed candidates will be called for personal interview at the college in Chennai during mid June 2012. The academic year will begin on July 9, 2012. Apart from ACJ, there are some more specialised institutions for TV journalism such as NDTV Broadcast Training Programme of NDTV Group.
Applications forms are available at www.asianmedia.org.in . Filled in forms should carry a demand draft for Rs. 1000/- favouring ‘Media Development Foundation’ payable at Chennai along with application. SC/ ST candidates need not pay the fee and they have to produce their community certificates in this regard along with application. The last date for receipt of properly completed application forms is April 30, 2012.
Address: Asian College of Journalism, Second Main Road, (Behind M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation) Taramani, Chennai-600113; Phone: 044- 22542840 / 22542842 . Website: www.asianmedia.org.in ; Email: asian_media@ vsnl.com