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Course Name : Bachelor in Journalism

Eligibility : 10 + 2 or equivalent in relevant stream

Program Duration : 3 Years

Programme fees : 48,000 /-

Media and Entertainment

Introduction of the Sector

Media and Entertainment industry is powered by technological pace. No doubt the pace of the technology will be double and triple soon. But the main concern is that there should be industry ready workforce. This skilled workforce is created by vocational education. This is really high time to grab the opportunity.

India has a large broadcasting and distribution industry, comprising approximately 900 satellite TV channels, 6000 Multi-system operators, around 60,000 local cable operators, 7 DTH operators and few IPTV service providers.

Bachelor in Journalism

Programme Introduction

The course will cater to well-rounded introduction to the basics of freelance journalism. The key components of writing news, features and vox pops is discussed. The evolution of print media and the designing of news discussed here in detail.

Eligibility for Admission

The eligibility for admission to Bachelor in Journalism shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in any stream.

Career Prospects/Job Role

Print media, internet media, TV, broadcast media – all forms of mass communication require skilled journalists to obtain, write, edit, print and broadcast news, events and information. Here are some of the prime recruiters for a Journalism graduate. TV Production firms, AIR, Radio Stations, Digital Media firms, Internet Media firms, Print Media firms, NEWS Channels.

In the above mentioned places, graduates may don roles such as Reporter, Editor, Anchor, Broadcast Technician, Cameraman/Photographer, Columnist, Analyst, Writer and Photojournalist. If any student interested in self-employment, he / she may become a Freelance Journalist. One may even become an Independent Investigative or Photojournalist.

Knowledger provider for skill training

Indraprashta IT Cell Pvt Ltd, Greycats, Krazzy Innovations and Amnon Technologies

Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 1.1  Functional English 4     GE 2.1  Basics of Economics and Markets 4
GE 1.2  Communication Skills - I 4     GE 2.2  Environment Sciences 4
GE 1.3  Computing Skills - I 4     GE 2.3  Ethics and Governance 4
MEV02-111  Communication 2     MEV02-121  Media Law and Ethics 2
MEV02-112  Design, Graphics and Layout - I 2     MEV02-122  Design, Graphics and Layout - II 2
MEV02-113  Introduction to Print News 2     MEV02-123  Introduction to Broadcast News 2
TPA 1 Term Paper Assignment 2     TPA 2 Term Paper Assignment 2
Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 3.1  Communication Skills - II 4     GE 4.1  Computing Skills - II 2
GE 3.2  Financial Literacy 4     GE 4.2  Basics of Accounting 4
GE 3.3  Basics of Legal and HR Policies 4     GE 4.3  Design Thinking 4
MEV02-211  New Media 2     GE 4.4  Organizational Behaviour 2
MEV02-212  Writing for Print 2     MEV02-221  Writing for Web 2
MEV02-213  Writing for Radio 2     MEV02-222  Writing for Television 2
TPA 3 Term Paper Assignment 2     MEV02-223  Photography and Photojournalism 2
          TPA 4 Term Paper Assignment 2
Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 5.1  Digital Literacy 4     GE 6.1  Entrepreneurship 4
GE 5.2  Health and Wellness 4     GE 6.2  Employment Readiness 4
GE 5.3  Personal Grooming 4     GE 6.3  Effective Workplace Skills & Competencies 4
MEV02-311  Features, Editorials and Other Formats 2     MEV02-321  Media Management 2
MEV02-312  Development Journalism 2     MEV02-322  Alternative Media, Disaster and Minority Reporting 2
MEV02-313  Documentary 2     MEV02-323  Advertising 2
TPA 5 Term Paper Assignment 2     TPA 6 Term Paper Assignment 2

*The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.

Programme fees: Rs. 48,000/-per annum
Examination fees: Rs. 1,600/- per semester and Rs. 3,200 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000
Convocation Fees: Rs.2000/- (In absentia Rs.2500/-)

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