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B.A. - Journalism and Mass Communication Admission 2018 & Top Colleges

  • Journalism and Mass Communication is an exciting and challenging field for the students who want to build their career in mass media.
  • B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication is an undergraduate full-time course which takes 3 years to complete the study. This course follows the semester system with a total of 6 semesters.
  • The total tuition fee charged from the students to pursue this course ranges in between INR 3 to 5 lacs, varies depending upon the college.
  • B.A.in Journalism and Mass Communication provides student a strong foundation in the areas of mass communication like feature writing, graphic design, electronic media communication, media management, media law, event management, reporting and writing for print media.
  • During the course, students will be taught about various techniques and skills such as image building, different styles of writing, editing, working with layout software and audio-video editing techniques.

The course outline is as follows:

  • History of Mass Communication in India
  • Radio Journalism
  • Print Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Professional Videography
  • Public Relation
  • Television Journalism
  • Fundamentals of Video Editing
  • Web Journalism
  • Media Management
  • Communication Research
  • Commercial Broadcasting


Eligibility Criteria for B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication:


The minimum qualification required for admission into this course is 10+2 passed in any stream from a well-recognized educational board. The qualifying examination must be passed with minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

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Admission Procedure forB.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • Most of the colleges offer admission into this course on merit basis.
  • Merit will be computed on the basis of marks obtained in higher secondary school certificate examination.
  • The complete information concerned to admission process and application form can be obtained from the official website of respective institute/University.


Job Opportunities after B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • After completing this course, candidates can find jobs in various areas. Numerous job scopes for journalism and mass communication professionals exist in media and allied industries. Individuals can start to work for All India radio, TV channels, central information service, newspapers, websites, periodicals, magazines, advertising agencies, press information bureau, news agencies, photography companies and radio telecasting companies.
  • As a content writer, one can choose to work for online portals, news websites and blogs. Candidates can choose to work on full-time or part-time basis. Some of the job profiles offered to the professionals of journalism and mass communication are news analyst, columnist, feature writer, illustrator, journalist, photojournalist, radio jockey, video jockey, correspondent, etc.
  • The candidates who will successfully complete this course can go for higher degree in this field. Most of the students prefer to do Master of Arts (M.A.) for career advancement.

Top Recruiters:

  • The major employers include
  • Hindustan Times Group of Publication
  • Times of India Publication Group
  • NDTV Network
  • The Hindu
  • Doordarshan
  • Zee TV Network


Salary Offered after B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication:
As a fresher, a candidate can start to work in the salary package of around INR 2 lacs per annum. The pay package usually depends upon the experience, job profile and company in which a candidate is working.
 

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