Asian College of Journalism

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Asian College of Journalism, Chennai was founded
in Bangalore as the Asian College of Journalism,
Bangalore. It was founded in 1994 by the Indian
Express group, offering only a print course. In 2000, it was
taken over by a not-for-profit trust founded by journalist and
media entrepreneur, Sashi Kumar and was shifted to Chennai,
in the same location
as the old Hindu office on Wallajah

Road, and renamed. It now comes under the aegis of the Media Development Foundation,
headed by Chairman Sashi Kumar. For the first two years in Chennai it was headed by
K
Thomas Oommen.

ACJ offers a one-year postgraduate diploma with
specialization in four streams under its 10-month
programme. The postgraduate college is designed to provide
students with world-class journalism education adapted to
the specific needs of India and other developing countries in
Asia. It seeks to prepare its graduates to achieve the highest
standards in all branches of the profession, keeping in focus
the trend and thrust of convergence and digitization in the
media, and the consequent demands for multiple skills
made on the contemporary journalist. The College counsels
students on placement and assists them by arranging onand-off-campus
interviews at the end of the academic year. ACJ has become the preferred destination for media organizations in search of talented and capable young recruits and has been registering excellent placement for many
years. ACJ graduates are currently working
in news organizations throughout India and abroad.
Ragas Dental College
The RAGAS known beyond India as an Institute for advanced study in Dentistry has a long tradition. Its programs are characterized by academic diversity and an international atmosphere of learning in a traditional setting with modern teaching facilities. The college provides a forum
for public lectures and both national and international standards in all branches of the profession, keeping in focus the trend and thrust of convergence and digitization in the media, and the consequent demands for multiple skills made on the contemporary journalist. The College counsels students on placement and assists them by arranging onand-off-campus
interviews at the end of the academic year. ACJ has become the preferred
destination for media organizations
in search of talented and capable young
recruits and has been registering excellent placement for many years. ACJ
graduates are currently working in news
organizations throughout India and abroad.
seminars, workshops and symposia. Expressly committed to the constitutional principle of freedom of research and
teaching, the college undertakes basic, applied, subject specificand trans-disciplinary research.
Originally founded by Dr.B.P.Rajan in the year 1987, the institute makes students to think clearly, feel nobly and get rightly in the development of fundamental social and
moral values in man’s life. Expressly committed to the constitutional principle of
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