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Is there a common test for Hindi and English journalism?

education Updated: Jun 09, 2010 09:56 IST

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Anubha Yadav, assistant professor of journalism, Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi, responds to aspirant's queries in a web chat organised by the varsity. Here are the excerpts from the transcript:

Is there a common test for Hindi and English journalism programmes?
No.

When is the entrance test for journalism honours?
There is no common entrance test for BA (H) in journalism. So, each college has announced its own date for the test.
Check the college prospectuses or websites for the schedules.

If I want to apply to two collages won't their test dates clash?
We co-ordinate amongst ourselves and ensure that no clashes happen. So don't worry!

What are the eligibility criteria for this test?
For BA (H) journalism, the requirements include your best-of-four percentage. The best-of-four minimum percentage is different for all colleges. Check the minimum percentage required, and apply.

What is the format of the entrance test? Is there any sample paper for it?
The test is a mix of subjective and objective questions on general awareness, English and current awareness.

I am a scheduled caste/scheduled tribe candidate. Can I get admission to Delhi University? I scored 57.33 per cent in physics, chemistry and maths in Class XII and overall, 61 per cent. Please advise.

What is your best-of-four with English? Also, remember to check the best of four of the five colleges (teaching journalism) and apply for the written test. Is there any part-time course in journalism available at KNC?
No, sorry.

Can we migrate after taking admission in journalism in a particular college to another one?
Yes, you can.

What about Lady Shri Ram College?
Yes, the college offers a course in journalism.

Can we include multimedia and web technology in our best-of-four subjects?
Each college in Delhi University takes out a list of subjects that can be included in best-of-four. Please check there.

Source: www.du.ac.in

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