Journalism

Journalism

Degrees offered: B.A., B.A.(Hons), B.J., B.Sc., B.Voc., BCJ, Diploma

What is Journalism

Courses taught in Journalism and Mass Communication at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in educational institutions across India entail the study of ways and methods to collect and distribute news and create general awareness among the common public through print and electronic media. Students are taught the various ways of writing, reporting, editing, photographing and broadcasting on radio, television and the internet. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism is a 3-year programme. Furthermore, students are taken to newsroom debates as part of the audience and made familiar as to how news presenters moderate debates and present bulletins. They are taken to radio stations to get a first-hand experience of how radio jockeys present their shows. They get to train with domain experts and learn how to write and publish on the internet and run audio and visuals in such a way that makes for compelling content. You can pursue Master of Arts in Journalism after completing your graduation.

Eligibility Criteria

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with mandatory minimum marks along with a good score in entrance tests held for the UG programme conducted by various state, central and private universities.

PG: Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism or in any other relevant subject with at least 50% marks along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme conducted by various state, central and private universities.

Scope of Journalism

  • There are plenty of jobs for Journalism graduates in News Channels, Radio Stations and Publications.
  • They are opportunities available in Advertising and Public Relations as well besides in newspapers, magazines and websites.

Some of the positions that are up for the grabs include:

Associate Editor

Sub-Editor

Proofreader

Reporter

Correspondent

Writer

Columnist

Photojournalist

Course Fee for Journalism

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
UG
4.14 K
B.A.(Hons) in Journalism at Balurghat Mahila Mahavidyalaya Balurghat
6.00 K
B.J. in Journalism at Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur
11.32 Lakhs
B.A.(Hons) in Journalism at Apeejay Stya University, Sohna
4.05 Lakhs
B.A. in Journalism at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
PG
2.30 K
M.A. in Journalism at Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru
1.01 K
P.G.D in Journalism at University of Allahabad Allahabad
7.08 Lakhs
P.G.D in Journalism at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
2.00 Lakhs
M.A. in Journalism at MIT International School of Broadcasting and Journalism, Pune
DOCTORAL
2.25 Lakhs
Ph.D in Journalism at JS University, Shikohabad
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Data not available
2.52 Lakhs
Ph.D in Journalism at Amity University, Gurugram
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Data not available
DIPLOMA
16.00 K
Diploma in Journalism at AP College of Journalism, Hyderabad
4.47 K
Diploma in Journalism at Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati
10.83 Lakhs
Diploma in Journalism at Pearl Academy, Mumbai
25.00 K
Diploma in Journalism at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Questions related to Journalism

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Is their a entrance exam for journalism courses at Christ University Bangalore??

Anantika Kushwaha 28th May, 2020

Hello Aspirant,


Admissions to Journalism course at Christ University is offered on the basis of Christ University Entrance Test (CUET). The exam is conducted every year in online mode.

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Is there a entrance exam for journalism courses at Christ University Bangalore?

Pankhuri Kumari 28th May, 2020
Hii!
Yes, Christ University, Bangalore conducts entrance exam for the journalism and related courses. Admissions are done based on the score in the entrance exam, the academic performance, skill test and personal interview scores.
You can visit the college's official website for more information.
Hope this helps.
Good luck!
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is Christ University Bangalore good for journalism

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 27th May, 2020
Hello.
Christ University Bangalore is one of the popular and reputed University for Management courses, if it comes to journalism course, so in terms of facilities it will be same, in terms of placement it will be quite average because the majority of placement are for technical and Management courses for journalism courses there is not any as such big campus recruitment company, for more clarification it would be better if you will see the student feedback who are pursuing their course from christ university you can just go through the link provided you below:
https://www.careers360.com/university/christ-university-bangalore/reviews
Best of luck.
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how are the placements at christ University Bangalore for journalism

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 27th May, 2020
Hello.
Christ university is commonly known for its financial courses and  same placement is very good for financial courses, some top recruitment companies comes to get student through on campus placement while if it comes to journalism course so it is not upto expectation but still it is average in percentage if we get overall percentage of placement then it is 99.99% for financial courses where for journalism course there is no mention data.

For more clarification I would suggest you to refer the below link and can see the student review about Christ University where there will be complete detail from Its infrastructure to campus life:
https://www.careers360.com/university/christ-university-bangalore/reviews
Best of luck.
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what is the starting packages for journalism

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 27th May, 2020
Hello.
As you know journalism course is having good scope in future because there is plenty of some genuine and honest journalist in now a days so if it is about more authenticate and real informative news channel or journalist so it will be highly demanded, as the salary depends upon the news channel you join and on which post you will be, still on an average if we consider starting salary so it would be 6000 to 10000 per month as a trainee, but later on with promotion your salary would be increasing if your work would be appreciable.
Best of luck.
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