Mass communication is the study of spreading information to a large audience through the various means of communication. Journalism is the activity of writing about recent developments for newspapers, magazines etc. Basically collection and dissemination of news through the print media as well as the electronic media. Reporting, writing, editing, photographing, broadcasting or cable casting news items are various areas to work. Journalism includes investigating, analysing and reporting local as well as world events, trends, current affairs, and so on.
Journalism, the minimum requirement is 10+2 with any subject combination. You may get go in for BA in Journalism or B.Sc in Journalism and Mass Communication. At post graduate level M.A , M.S in Communication can also be pursued
Jobs where the journalism degree would be useful include:
There are certain soft skills you need to work on to get this degree some of them are Inquisitive nature, investigative mind, adaptive nature, can handle changing and difficult situations, good communication skills, good writing skills, good command over language, confident, enthusiastic, knowledge in various fields such as politics, culture, religion, social and current
Journalists can work as editors, reporters, columnists, correspondents, staff or freelance writer, photojournalists, proof readers, news analysts etc. in print (newspapers and magazines), electronic (Radio, Television) and internet media. Some of the related jobs can also be broadcast journalist, Editorial manager, Publishing copy-editor/proof reader, magazine editor, Newspaper journalist
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Candidates are required to give an entrance test and are shortlisted based on their performance. The shortlisted candidates then have to attend a group discussion and personal interview. Finally, the list of selected candidates is released.Courses offered are:
Lady Shri Ram College for Women is highly reputed college of higher learning for women in India. Courses like Psychology and Journalism are some of the top courses. Students get admission if their cutoffs are in the range of 85 to 98%.
Christ University is one of the top academic institutes in India offering courses in Management, Science, Humanities, Law and more. It has been recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as an institution with “Potential for Excellence”.
Admissions in this university are very competitive and students should ideally score 85% and above. Apart from class 12 scores stu- dents are also required to appear for Christ University Entrance test.
Courses in the Media are offered in combination with other courses as well:
For BA Honours programmes, BA Communication and Media Studies, admission is based on Entrance Test, Skill Assessment and Personal Interview and academics
Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication is ranked as India’s best Mass Communication College. Students have to clear entrance test conducted by the institute, known as SET- Symbiosis Entrance test. Students qualifying in the entrance exam are called for further group discussion and interview.
The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication has been renamed Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication from 2015. It has achieved 100% placement of graduates passing out every year. Students have to clear online entrance test known as MUOET- Manipal University Online Entrance Test.
Madras Christian College or MCC has a large campus . The college offers around 25 undergraduate courses and has over 5000 students. It is one of the oldest colleges in Asia. Students get admission based on merit. They need to score 85% and above.