ACJ Entrance Exam Preparation Tips 2023: Know Complete Strategy & Guide

Asian College of Journalism Entrance Exam 2022 ( ACJ Entrance Exam )

Ritika Srivastava

Ritika SrivastavaAssociate Senior Executive, Editorial

Updated on Aug 4, 2022 16:34 IST

ACJ 2023 exam preparation can be done by choosing the right study material and preparation strategy. Before appearing for the ACJ Exam, it is imperative for one to prepare well in order to ace the national-level mass communication entrance exam. Students need to know the exam pattern, marking scheme, syllabus and all the minute details well in order to ace the entrance exam. With the exam being conducted in online mode i.e computer-based test, students can bring their A-Game as typing is much easier than writing. 

With the aim to ace the ACJ entrance exam, students need to get all the correct material to study, solve previous years question papers and should be familiar with the exam pattern, marking scheme and syllabus which will help them crack the ACJ entrance exam.

ACJ Entrance Exam Highlights

The important points of ACJ Entrance Exam are given below:

Exam Name

Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) Entrance Exam

Exam Type

National Level

Application Mode

Online & Offline

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Total Marks


Exam Medium


Official Website

Stepwise Preparation for ACJ Entrance Exam

Candidates willing to appear for ACJ Entrance Exam 2023 can go through the below mentioned steps for preparation:

  • Step 1: Understand the Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme.
  • Step 2: Get the prescribed syllabus for the applied course in the entrance exam.
  • Step 3: Get all the study material you can to prepare better for the entrance exam
  • Step 4: Create a day to day and weekly time table on how much material you can study on a daily basis.
  • Step 5: Keep revising what you have studied.
  • Step 6: Solve as many question papers as you can.
  • Step 7: Get proper rest

How to prepare for ACJ Entrance Exam?

The first step in preparing for the ACJ entrance exam is all about starting from scratch and preparing a fixed schedule. Studying according to a fixed timetable is always successful. Candidates can go through the following tips steps on how to prepare for the entrance test.

Know the ACJ Entrance Exam Pattern

First and foremost, the candidate needs to know the exam pattern. One should know the mode and medium of the entrance exam, how many questions will be asked and the weightage of marks. Will the question pattern be in MCQ format or have long answer questions. Once you understand the pattern, you have a blueprint in your mind and will know exactly how to manage your time.

Know the ACJ Entrance Exam Marking Scheme

Candidates will not face problems if they understand the exam pattern and know what to expect in terms of the marking scheme. You should be familiar with which sections carry the most marks, how many long questions will be asked or how many questions come in a section. 

To know the ACJ entrance exam Pattern and Marking Scheme, click here.

Know the ACJ Entrance Exam Syllabus

To score well in ACJ entrance exam, candidates have to thoroughly go through the prescribed syllabus. Even if it's general topics which you have covered, go through them once again. There are various elements in Mass Communication that have to be covered such as the history, how one writes for media, what are the elements and basics of mass communication in India. Don’t leave out anything. Strategize your plans on an hourly, daily and weekly basis. You can do so by following the below-mentioned pointers:

  • Cover the subjects thoroughly and know the important topics which have to be covered.
  • Segregate the subjects and topics into easy and difficult categories. Cover topics that you find challenging.
  • Note down the topics which carry maximum weightage (based on previous years’ question papers).

To know the ACJ Entrance Exam syllabus, click here.

Go Through Prep Books

Get as many prep books as you can to study for ACJ Entrance Exam if you aim to ace the national-level entrance test. Through prep books, one gets a better idea of the subject and the various pointers that can help you score better. You can identify where you fall behind and which are your strong points. It is advised that you purchase at least two to three prep books to help better understand the test.

Prepare a Time Table

Make a schedule, as to how much material one can cover on an hourly and daily basis as one is short on time. Create a plan, cover all the topics which are to come in the entrance exam. There is no point in stuffing information at the last minute as it is never helpful and will only lead one to stress out. 

Refer to Past Years’ Question Papers

Refer to the previous years' question papers. You can understand the type of questions are asked, which sections carry the most marks, what type of questions will come, which topics are covered. It will also be a challenge if you are able to complete the question paper in time and covered every question in the question paper without haste.


Once you have prepared, it’s time to revise what you have studied. By revising, you can remember better what you have studied. For example, if you have opted for History, dates are the most important part of the subject. By revising, you understand what you have studied better.

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