Key words

Advertising, Journalism, Media and Mass Communication, Mass communication and journalism, media studies, electronic media, radio, advertising, corporate  communication, public relations, social media, digital media, print journalism courses, journalist,

Introduction of Journalism

Journalism includes preparation of written, visual, or audio material envisioned for dissemination through public media with reference to factual, ongoing events of public concern. It deals with broadcast world such as TV and Radio, Web journalism, Print Journalism etc. There are also courses in particular areas of journalism like sports, television, photo, press law etc. Journalism opens doors for a career in films & TV, publishing, public relations, journalism, editing, direction, filmmaking, scriptwriting, production etc.

Eligibility for Journalism Course

For certificate courses- 10+2

For graduate degree in mass communication- 10+2.

For post graduate diploma courses – graduation

For Post graduate degree courses: BA in journalism.

There is also PG diploma in journalism after graduation.

Courses for Journalism

  1. BA Hons Multi-Media & Mass Communication (BMMMC)
  2. BA Film Making and Mass Communication
  3. B.J (Bachelor of Journalism)
  4. B.J.M.C (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication)
  5. B.A – J.M.C (Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication)
  6. B.C.J (Bachelor of Communication and Journalism)
  7. B.M.M (Bachelor of Mass Media)
  8. B.J (Hons) (Bachelor of Journalism (Honours))
  9. B.A – Mass Communication (Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication)
  10. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  11. Diploma in Media Studies
  12. Diploma Course in Development Course
  13. Diploma in Digital Journalism
  14. Diploma in Business Journalism
  15. Diploma in Business Advertising and Marketing
  16. Journalism & Mass Communication
  17. Communication for Development
  18. Advanced Integrated Communication Programme (Valid for working professionals)
  19. Film, Television & Digital Video  Production
  20. Advertising & Marketing communications
  21. Mass Communication Marathi
  22. MA in Print and New Media
  23. MA in Radio and Television
  24. MA in Communication and Media Studies
  25. MA in Print and New Media
  26. MA in Radio and Television
  27. MA in Communication and Media Studies
  28. BTech (Printing, Graphics and Packaging)
  29. BSc Graphics, Animation & Gaming
  30. BSc Multi-Media
  31. MA Mass Communication
  32. MSc Mass Communication
  1. MA in Visual Effects and Animation
  2. MA in Development Communication
  3. MA in Convergent Journalism
  4. PG Diploma in Acting
  5. PG Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication
  6. PG Diploma in Broadcast Technology
  7. PGD in Radio and TV
  8. PGD in Advertising and Public Relations
  9. PGD in Hindi Journalism
  10. PGD in English Journalism
  11. PGD in Urdu Journalism
  12. PGD in Odia Journalism
  13. Diploma Course in Development Journalism
  14. MBA in Public Relations
  15. MBA in Media Management
  16. Masters in Mass Communication (MMC)
  17. MMC in Audio Visual
  18. Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Multimedia
  19. Print Journalism
  20. Broadcast Journalism
  21. Diploma in Multimedia
  22. Diploma Programmes in –
  23. Direction & Screenplay Writing
  24. Cinematography
  25. Sound Recording and Sound Design
  26. Editing
  27. Acting
  28. Art Direction and Production Design
  29. Feature Film Screenplay Writing
  30. Electronic Cinematography
  31. TV Direction
  32. Video Editing Announcing,
  33. Broadcasting, Compering,
  34. Dubbing & E-book Narration
  35. Computer Graphics for Print Design
  36. Radio Jockey
  37. Photography
  38. Public Speaking & Personality Enhancement
  39. Creative Writing

Career and Job Titles in  Journalism

Write, Senior Writer, Editor, Senior Editor, Content writer, News Reader, Fashion Photographer
Film Director, TV Correspondent, Producer, Radio Jockey/ RJ, Screenwriter, Sound Engineer Sound Mixer ,  Sound Recordist, Special Correspondent, Video Jockey, Art Director, Editor, Event manager,  Public Relations Officer, Columnist, Financial Editor, Facebook anchor and reporter, content editor, internet journalist, Editor and journalist, Freelance writer, writer technology and science, image editor, business journalist, Movie and Entertainment News Writer, communication officer, communication manager (facebook), technical writer,

Institutes/ Universities  Journalism

  1. Indian Institute of Mass Communication, JNU Campus, New Delhi.
  2. Jamia Milia Islamia University
  3. Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai.
  4. Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
  5. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  6. Annamalai University, Chennai (
  7. Guru Jambeshwar University, Haryana (
  8. Kurukshetra University, Haryana (
  9. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (
  10. Punjabi University, Patiala (
  11. Kamala Nehru College for Women, Delhi
  12. Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bengaluru
  13. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
  14. Times School of Media, Bennett University
  15. Department of Communication, Hyderabad
  16. Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune
  17. National Institute of Mass Communication & Journalism (NIMCJ)
  18. Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
  19. Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal
Name of  a Few Famous Contemporary Journalists

Željko Malnar, Ravish Kumar, Aishwarya Rutuparna Pradhan, Deepak Chaurasia, Sudhir Chaudhary, David Devadas, Sourav Mishra, Nidhi Razdan, Maneka Gandhi, Vinita Bali, Sakshi Tanwar, Gurmeher Kaur, Gauri Khan, Uma Sharma, Rajat Sharma , Deepak Chaursia, Rohit Sardana

Name of Top Recruiters in Journalism  

MSL Group, ESPN Cricinfo, Amazon, Drishti, Edelman,  Times Now, Viacom 18, Groupm, ZEE, TOI, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, NDTV, The Indian Express, Aaj Takk, India Today, Google,   Bloomberg, CNN-IBN, CNBC,  Rediff, Reuters, Press Association-UK, and major newspapers like Nav Bharat Times, Punjab Kesari, Amar Ujala, Dainik Jagran, BBC

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Resources and Materials

CBSE Compendium of Academic Courses After 10+2 India Today, Indian Express, University Websites

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