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Tuition fees are as follows:

•  for the Television Stream:             Rs. 375,000
•  for the Print Stream:                    Rs. 350,000
•  for the Radio Stream:                   Rs. 350,000
•  for the New Media Stream:            Rs. 350,000

These fees are to be paid in two equal installments, according to the following schedule:

• First installment on or before June 14, 2017
• Final installment on or before June 26, 2017

Fees are subject to service tax as applicable. Currently it is calculated at 15% unless revised by the Government.
The tax should be paid along with the final installment.

Residential Accommodation

The accommodation and food (breakfast, lunch, snacks with Tea/Coffee and dinner) will cost each student Rs. 1,25,000 for the academic year.

Every student opting for accommodation arranged by the college has to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000, which will be returned, less deductions for liabilities if any, at the end of the year.

Students who need residential accommodation should send an advance of Rs. 25,000/- with their first installment of tuition fees. Accommodation will be offered on a first-come- first-serve basis on the campus or at a facility close by exclusively arranged by the college. The balance of Rs. 1,10,000 (inclusive of caution deposit) should be paid on or before June 26, 2017.

Please note that no request for refund of fees will be entertained. Once a candidate is admitted the seat allotted to him or her stands filled and it is not possible to fill the seat if the candidate does not join the course. Please note that fees once paid will not be refunded even if the candidate does not join the course.



The ACJ offers scholarships on a merit-cum-means basis to students seeking and qualifying for them. Please indicate clearly in your application if you require scholarships. The full and partial scholarships cover tuition fees and, in special cases, living expenses. Please submit proof of family income as stated in the application form.

 SC/ST Scholarship

Candidates applying for SC/ST scholarships should produce community certificate and proof of annual family income as stated in the application form.

SAF Scholarship

The South Asia Foundation (SAF) offers scholarships for study at the ACJ to students from the eight SAARC countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Indian SAF scholarship will be decided by the Admission Committee. For details please check the SAF website:

SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarships for the Class of 2018


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