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Course Details

Manipal University, Jaipur is offering an online MA degree in Journalism and Mass Communication for all aspiring graduates. With Manipal University Online MA Journalism and Mass Communication (MA JMC), students will be exposed to the history and analysis of social, political, cultural, and economic structures and current affairs. The online MA Journalism and Mass Communication at Manipal University comprises theory and practice that empowers learners to create innovative and meaningful work in a range of media. After Manipal University Online MA Journalism and Mass Communication, students will become journalists, columnists, content creators, and others.

Programme Offerings

  • Expert support
  • Project Based Learning
  • Live Classes
  • online learning material
  • Recorded lectures
  • E-library
  • Career Assistance
  • UGC approved online degree

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Manipal University Online MA Journalism and Mass Communication course, interested candidates must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the university. As per the eligibility norms, aspirants must have passed a 10+2+3 bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institution.

Admission Details

Admission to the online MA JMC offered by Manipal University is done online. Eligible candidates must visit the official website and fill up the application form online and upload the required documents.

The following documents must be procured while filling up the online MA Journalism and Mass Communication application form:

  • Adhaar card
  • Passport
  • Voter’s ID
  • PAN card with photograph
  • Driving license
  • Ration card
  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheet
  • Category certificate (If required)

Application Details

Here are some steps that will help applicants fill up the Manipal University Online MA JMC application form: 

  • Visit the official website of Manipal University  -
  • Select online MA Journalism and Mass Communication course
  • The course page will appear on the screen
  • Click on the application option
  • Fill in personal details, academic details
  • Upload the eligibility documents and submit
  • Get counselling from the university to proceed with the application process
  • Pay an online application fee of Rs 500 

Note: Candidates are not required to send the printed copy of the application form to the University by post. In case of any query, candidates can call at 7304-000-444 or drop an email at

The Syllabus

The Manipal University Online MA in Journalism and Mass Communication syllabus contains all the topics and chapters that will be taught throughout the four semesters. The course curriculum also includes electives that students must choose during the third and fourth semesters. In addition, there are minor specialisations in the course that has to be chosen by the students. The list of Manipal Online MA JMC subjects is mentioned below:

  • Basics of Language

  • Social Structure and Current Affairs

  • Fundamentals of Photography

  • Communication Theories and Models

  • Concept of News and Reporting

  • Development of Media

  • Basics of Audio and Visual Communication

  • Media Language 

  • Political Science and Current Affairs

  • Digital Publishing 

  • Editing and Layout Designing

  • Public Relations

  • Broadcast Journalism

  • Media Laws and Ethics 

  • Development Communication

  • Writing for News Media

  • Intercultural Communication and Current Affairs

  • Mobile Editing Software

  • Elective 1

  • Elective 2

  • Communication Research

  • Minor specialisation

  • Internship evaluation

  • Script and Screenwriting

  • Economic Structure and Current Affairs

  • Basics of Audio and Video Editing

  • Film Appreciation

  • Final project

  • Dissertation

Elective 1

  • Art of Storytelling

  • Beats of Journalism Media and Differently Abled Communication

  • Mobile Journalism

  • Media Analysis

  • Advertising Theory and Practice

  • Digital Media Marketing

Minor Specialisation

  • Strategic Communication

  • Health Communication

  • Educational Communication 

  • Corporate Communication

  • Data Journalism

Evaluation Process

Manipal University, Jaipur will conduct a term-end examination for the online MA JMC in online mode (computer-based). Students must ensure to have their own laptop, with a strong internet connection and functional webcam. They will be issued the admit card for the examination wherein they find all related details.

Manipal University Online, Jaipur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: How long will it take to complete the Online Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication?

The Manipal University Online MA in Journalism and Mass Communication is a two-year postgraduation degree programme, with a maximum duration of four years.

2: What is the minimum eligibility required for admission to the Manipal University Online MA JMC?

Candidates must be graduated in any discipline from a recognised university.

3: Will I have to visit the college campus in order to attend the classes?

No, the online MA Journalism and Mass Communication classes will be conducted in online mode and you must not visit the college campus for attending the lectures.

4: What will happen if I fail to complete the course in two years?

The MA JMC online course can be completed within four years if the candidate fails to complete it in two years.

5: What is the online MA JMC fee at Manipal University, Jaipur?

To pursue the online MA Journalism and Mass Communication course, you will have to pay a total fee of Rs 1,30,000.


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