As far as preparation is concerned one must be aware of the syllabus Following are the units according to the latest syllabus.
Unit 1 – Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
Unit 2 – Communication for Development and Social Change
Unit 3 – Reporting and Editing
Unit 4 – Advertising and Marketing Communication
Unit 5 – Public Relations and Corporate Communication
Unit 6 – Media Laws and Ethics
Unit 7- Media Management and Production
Unit 8 – ICT and Media
Unit 9 – Film and Visual Communication
Unit 10 – Communication Research
Further a candidate must be aware of the latest Exam pattern and stay updated with the latest notifications and news for the exam.
Mass communication is the subject where a candidate needs to emphasis on reading, writing, hearing & speaking.
Along with this candidate must hear to latest news channels and all India radio bulletin updates.
Previous year papers and mock test papers help a lot in the preparation. It also requires comprehension and analytical skill. So, candidate needs to brush up these topics as well.
Apart from this right use of English language and grammar is also needed. Try to practice writing short notes on the current important issues.