Mass Communication/Journalism

Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. … Mass communication is the study of spreading information to a large audience through various means of communication

Media & Communication/Journalism

Journalism, Media and Communications provides up-to-date research skills to collect, evaluate, synthesise and interpret qualitative and quantitative data and to carry out original research. It equips you with skills in areas such as: Content analysis. Interviews.

Symbiosis

SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION [SCMC], PUNE

BACHELOR OF ARTS (MASS COMMUNICATION)

The full-time revised program from 2019-20 is spread over three years and spaced out over six semesters. Benchmarked for quality and contemporary connect with the undergraduate structures in apex Universities in the world, the program incorporates lively theoretical lectures, hands-on practical sessions, tutorials, classroom presentations, and take-home assignments. Furthermore, field trips, study tours, projects, and an intensive internship structure help add to the depth of learning in the program. A vibrant college and campus culture that encourages sporting & cultural events, as well as club and association activities, promotes building leadership, camaraderie, and competitive spirit.

SPECIALISATIONS

The program offers specialization courses in Data Journalism, Print/Broadcast Journalism, Digital Films and Television, Radio, Digital Advertising and Branding, Advertising Planning, Screenwriting, Copywriting, Public Relations & Corporate Communications.

The BA(MC) three-year full-time program is structured as below:

  • Multidisciplinary and Foundation
  • Integrated: Core & Interdisciplinary Cluster
  • Specialisation Concentration Cluster

The Foundation cluster is a set of essential courses required of all students, irrespective of their choice in major. Aimed at providing a multidisciplinary perspective, the cluster primarily provides a sound base and transitions into a more professional realm.

The Core interdisciplinary cluster is a set of common courses that have a high component of skills, professional inputs, and inter-related content.

Finally, the Specialisation cluster is focused on specific professional areas that the student might want to choose in the course of his or her professional life.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Students completing the program may seek a career in any of the wide variety of media and communication industries including Newspapers, TV News Channels, Online Portals, Radio Channels, Television, Production Houses, Television Channels, Ad Filmmaking Houses, Independent Filmmakers, Advertising Agencies, Media Planning Houses, Market Research Agencies, PR Agencies, and Event Management Firms; as communication experts in Corporate Houses, NGOs, National, and International Organisations or as Freelance journalists, writers and consultants.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants who have completed their 10+2 (or 10+3 Diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education) in any discipline, from any recognised Board / Council / University, with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks, or equivalent grades, are eligible to seek admission.

Applicants expecting their 12th results may also apply. It is incumbent upon them to furnish proof of securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks, or equivalent grades, at the time of the second round of admission.

IMPORTANT DATES

DELHI UNIVERSITY

DU Journalism Exam 2022: Delhi School of Journalism is the newly established school of Delhi University. It was established last year and is gaining popularity slowly. A five-year integrated Program in Journalism is the newly introduced program by Delhi University in the Delhi School of Journalism. The program will be taught in both languages English and Hindi. The degree of Bachelor of Journalism will be awarded to the students who will leave after 3 years, Degree of Master of Journalism is awarded to the students who will study 5 years in the respected course. Students who are seeking admission to this course can apply for the entrance exam and prepare accordingly. In this section, you will find all the related information about Delhi University Journalism Entrance Exam 2022 such as Eligibility criteria, important dates, Syllabus, Results, Counselling process, etc.

Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates require a minimum aggregate of 50% or more marks to appear for the entrance test to be conducted by Delhi University.

Syllabus- The Entrance test will be based on General Awareness, Media, Awareness, Current Affairs, English Comprehension, Grammatical and Analytical Skills, Logical Reasoning and Basic Mathematics Skills.

There are currently 7 DU colleges that offer the B.A. (Hons) in Journalism course

List of Colleges

  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce.
  • Bharati College.
  • Kalindi College.
  • Institute of Home Economics.
  • Kamala Nehru College.
  • Lady Shri Ram College.
  • Maharaja Agrasen College.

IPCW University

B.A. (H) Multimedia and Mass Communication (BMMC) is a self-financed UGC approved course run only by I.P College under the University of Delhi. The Admission to this course is through Entrance Exam.

Course-specific Eligibility Criteria and Basis of Selection

• An aggregate of 75% or more marks in the “Best Four” (including 85% or more in English) in the qualifying examination.

• Mass Media Studies may be included as an Academic Subject for calculation of “Best Four”.

• The Entrance test will be based on General Awareness, Media Awareness, Current Affairs, English Comprehension and Grammatical and Analytical Skills.

Syllabus

The Entrance test will be based on

General Awareness, Media Awareness, Current Affairs, English Comprehension and

Grammatical and Analytical Skills.

IPU

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi will release the IPU CET BJMC 2022 application form in online mode in July. The last date for filling the IPU CET BJMC application form 2022 will be in the month of August The candidates must ensure that they keep the documents as well as other information ready before they start filling the application form of IPU CET BJMC 2022.

IPU BJMC Admission colleges of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)

IPU BJMC Admission: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication or BJMC is a three-year undergraduate course to develop the journalistic and communication skills of the students. The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University has gained a second valued reputation in the past few years in education and research. Courses of BJMC for IPU BJMC Admission, from a reputable college of GGSIPU, will provide you with the necessary skills to be a good journalist and enable you to take up a wide variety of profiles such as reporter, journalist, editor, and columnist news analyst, and a good anchor.

List of Top 5 colleges for IPU BJMC Admission under GGSIPU for the mentioned course for session 2021-22:

  1. Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies
  2. Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies
  3. Jagannath International Management School
  4. Trinity Institute of Professional Studies
  5. Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate* and must also have passed English (core or elective or functional) as a subject.
  • Admission Criteria:
  • Admission shall be based on the merit of the written test / CET.
  • Admission to different courses is based on the Common Entrance Test (CET) results organized by IPU University.

Written test / CET Entrance Exam Syllabus

  1. English Language & Comprehension – (25%)
  2. General Awareness- (25%)
  3. iii. Reasoning- (25%)
  4. Media Aptitude- (25%)

CET Entrance Exam Pattern

Christ (Deemed to be University)

The Department of Media Studies at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), with a rich legacy spread over three decades, has emerged as one of the trustworthy leaders in the domain of media education. The India Today-MDRA Survey and The Week-HANSA Research Survey have consistently ranked us among the top 10 educational institutions for Mass Communication in the country annually.  India Today has also acknowledged us as first among the “top emerging colleges of this century” in their 2020 survey.

Bachelor of Arts (Media and Public Affairs Honours) ( Delhi NCR Off-Campus )

The program covers theoretical perspective in communication, journalism in all format print, electronic and online advertising and public relations, theory and practice of public policy, a key theme in political science and economic and governance in the political era. The industry integrated course will equip the students to acquire the knowledge and skill required to build a successful career in the media industry and policy research.

  • Key expertise offered
  • Creative and Analytical writing skills
  • Reporting and editing media
  • Multimedia production for digital platforms
  • In-depth understanding of the political economy
  • Media management -Advertising and public relations
  • Public Policy research and analysis

Eligibility

  • Eligibility for the programme is a pass with 60%  at the +2 level (ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) from any recognised Board in India.
  • Candidates writing their final year examinations in March-May 2022 may apply with their class X and XI marks.
  • Student pursuing international curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Communication and Media, English and Psychology

The Communication and Media program is a three-year rigorous orientation aimed at equipping students with skills, knowledge, and attitude that enable them to aspire for leadership roles in the domain of media and communication.

Eligibility

Eligibility for the program is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognized Board in India.

Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2022 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

  • Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
  • Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.

BA JOU(H)/CEP/JPENG/BA Liberal Arts/ENGH

Bachelor of Arts Journalism, Psychology, English

  • Journalism
    The Journalism course is aimed at giving the students more than just an overview of the subject; it intends to make the students ready for a career in print journalism and related areas. There will be eight core papers in journalism, covering a broad spectrum of areas of journalism and mass communication. It also will have a parallel set of certificate courses aimed at more specialized areas and skills. The theory papers will aim at making the student aware of the field. The practical and skill-based papers will go a long way in equipping them for the job. It is seen that a broad-based knowledge of the various subjects gives a journalist the perspective in understanding the issues and writing intelligently and in the proper context and right perspective for the lay readers.
  • Psychology
    Psychology is one of the major subjects offered at the undergraduate level as part of the triple major programme. It is a three year full time course aimed at introducing students to the fundamental processes underlying human behavior and familiarize them with a few emerging fields and branches of psychology such as Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial Psychology & Consumer Behaviour, Health Psychology and Positive Psychology. The course also includes two papers of Practical, Statistics and Group Research Projects. The course is part of PSENG (Psychology, Sociology, English) , PSECO (Psychology, Sociology, Economics), CEP (Communicative English, English, Psychology) , JPENG (Journalism , Psychology, English) and PEP (Performing Arts, English, Psychology)
  • English studies
    Literature is an important cultural product of a society or a nation. Hence, the study of literature offers insights into the worldviews of different societies. This course begins with traditional British literature to the present. The course also introduces students to other literatures namely American world, postcolonial and also the Indian literature in translation. The course also introduces students to interdisciplinary studies in culture and gender helping them to gain insights from other disciplines like history, anthropology, sociology etc.

Eligibilty

  • Eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) from any recognised Board in India.
  • Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2022 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

  • Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
  • Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.

BA JOU(H)/CEP/JPENG/BA Liberal Arts/ENGH

Bachelor of Arts Economics, Media Studies, Political Science ( Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus )

The BA EMP program seeks to familiarize the students with concepts in economics, political science, and media. Students will be introduced to topics about these subjects along with fieldwork and practical components. Students will be groomed to apply this knowledge in their writings, and other media-related activities. Topics like technical writing, anthropology, and writing political analysis will be focused upon.

Eligibilty

  • Eligibility for the programme is a pass at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognised Board in India.
  • Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2022 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

  • Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
  • Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels, with a grade not less than C.

BA JOU(H)/CEP/JPENG/BA Liberal Arts/ENGH

Bachelor of Arts Journalism (Honours) ( Bangalore Bannerghatta Road Campus )

BA Journalism Honours with noncore subjects  Political Science and Economics

  • The field of journalism is seeing a great many changes in recent years. With globalization, there has been an exponential growth of educational institutions offering Journalism as part of their curriculum. This has unfortunately led to the setting-up of umpteen arbitrary institutions offering journalism without adhering to quality norms and standards.
  • CHRIST (Deemed to be University) prides itself in offering a Journalism Honours program that is unquestionable in its quest for quality both in form of the papers offered and pedagogy. Experiential learning will be the main driving force behind this program.
  • The Journalism Honours program is a three-year program, having Political Science and Economics as allied subjects, which will enable the students to have a sound grounding in the various aspects of journalism- theoretical and practical. The need of the hour is to train students to become journalists who help define communication, help create a common understanding rooted in reality. Towards this effort, the Honours programmeprogram program will be a much sought-after one.
  • Integral features
    Social relevance,  Intellectual rigor, Inter-disciplinarity, contemporaneity, employability, student-friendly.
  • Unique features of the program
    Advanced pedagogical practices,  Dissertations, Internships, community service, MOOCs, inter-disciplinary non-core papers.

Eligibility

  • Basic eligibility for the program is a pass with a minimum of 55% at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognized Board in India.
  • Candidates writing the +2 examinations in March-May 2022 may apply with their class X and XI marks.

Students pursuing International curriculum must note that eligibility is according to AIU stipulations:

  • Applicants pursuing IB curriculum must have 3 HL and 3 SL with 24 credits.
  • Applicants pursuing GCE / Edexcel must have a minimum of 3 A levels with a grade not less than C.

BA JOU(H)/CEP/JPENG/BA Liberal Arts/ENGH

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