Admission open for BA Journalism And Mass Communication 2023-24

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  • BA in Mass Communication and Journalism is a 3-year undergraduate degree program, and the minimum eligibility is the 12th class from a recognized school board or its equivalent exam. Admission to BA Mass Communication & Journalism depends on the basis of the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam followed by a round of counseling. BA in Mass Communication and Journalism course covers the study and investigation of the constituents of mass media for example magazines, newspapers, cinema films, television, radio, etc. to deliver information to the people and the study of ways and techniques to gather and distribute the news as well as develop general awareness among the general public through the print and electronic media as well.

    The graduate degree opens up employment opportunities in related fields and a wide variety of employment in films and TV, public relations, publishing, journalism, direction, editing, filmmaking, production, scriptwriting, advertising, etc. Career opportunities in Mass Communication and journalism are not only high paying but also bring in better job satisfaction and expression of creativity. Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Presenter, Columnist, News Analyst, Proofreader, Reporter, Screenwriter, Public Relations Officer, Staff or Freelance Writer, TV Correspondent, Video Jockey (VJ), Correspondent Editor, Special Correspondent, Journalist, etc. The salary in Mass Communication & Journalism may depend on the candidate's skills and experience; they can start a career as a correspondent and news reporter, and the payout in this period could be INR 10,000 to  20,000 per month.

    BA  Mass Communication and Journalism: What is it all about?

    Mass Communication and Journalism is the scholastic study of the different techniques by which people and individuals transmit information through mass media and Journalism. This information is transferred to the community constantly without a moment's delay. The broadcasting of news is done by magazines, newspapers, tv, and films. Advertising organizations are also involved in the field of mass communication. Specializations in the field of journalism are accessible in television, and press law alongside photography.

    Students study all the vital regions of Mass Communications such as Reporting as well as Writing for Print Media, Photography, Feature writing, Advertising and Public Relations, New Media, Event Management, Graphic Design, Anchoring, Electronic Media Production, Radio, Media Law, Media Management and Research, through this course.

    This program generally deals with teaching, instructing, and photographing in regard to reporting, editing, writing, etc. Their perspective is widened by courses in Indian Politics, Indian Economy, International Relations, Culture, and Communication. The candidates understand the significance of such courses toward the development of lateral thinking employed intelligently in creating communications.

    Candidates should have a curious personality, aptitude, and ability for presenting information in a precise and accurate, effective, and concise manner, organize their concepts and communicate both orally and in writing. Candidates should be organized and confident while interviewing individuals from varying backgrounds. Candidates must be able to filter important facts from the immaterial. 

    BA  in Mass Communication and Journalism: Eligibility 

    The common eligibility criterion for pursuing BA Hons. in Mass Communication and Journalism degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline from a recognized board of the country. Some of the very reputed institutes and colleges demand a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination as eligibility criteria to secure admission to this program.

    BA in Mass Communication and Journalism: Career Prospects

    In the present time, people want to know even about minor happenings around them. Radio, Newspapers, TV, and more recently the Internet are different methods of spreading information, and in all these Journalists play a major role. Journalists cover all areas, for example, Economics, Politics, Art, Sports, Culture, History, Entertainment, Business, and many others areas.

    After the successful completion of this course, the candidate can work for companies and they can also work as a freelancer. The job role in this field may depend upon the organization in which they are working and their overall experience. If candidates have decent writing skills and excellent command over the language, if they can play with the words, then this career can get a great height. Taking a gander at the present scenario of the media industry in India it is increasing at a rapid rate, more than five news channel organizations are coming up every year so there is a good opportunity for a fresher, to be a part of them and achieve a decent post in a speedy traverse of time.