Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication – BA(JMC)
Number of Seats: 60
A three year degree course affiliated to Punjab Technical University and is semester based.
Were you always passionate about uncovering the truth about events and informing people?
Then a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication may be of your interest. Journalism is about reporting for newspapers, magazines, television, or digital media while mass communication is a much broader field encompassing radio, graphics, films, television, online media, documentary, events, advertising, corporate communications and so on. Combination of both Journalism and Mass Communication will lead to a dynamic career.
A degree in Journalism and mass communication opens up opportunities in Journalism, Public relations and advertising, as a career. But remember a solid command over the language is crucial for success.
Eligibility Criteria for Mass Communication Courses: Successful completion of Class XII from any board with 50%.
Job Prospects: Since journalists have great ability to communicate fluently, the bachelor’s degree provides you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields, such as public relations, content writing, editing, copy writing, television, films, publishing, journalism, editing, direction, etc. The thing to remember while applying to the industry is that people with strong people skills and a head for communication will be preferred. The job requires the aspirants to be skilful, energetic and also creative. Following are the various job profiles offered to graduates –
- Sound Engineer
- Film Director
- Public Relations Officer
- Sound Mixer and Sound Recorder
- Special Correspondent
- TV Correspondent
- Radio Jockey/ RJ
- Art Director
- Event manager
- Video Jockey
- Fashion Photographer Cartoonist
Also on completing their graduation the aspirants of the field can look forward to working with the following types of companies and areas:
- AIR – All India Radio
- Circulation and Public Relations
- Central Information Service
- Legal Affairs Department
- News Agencies
- Press Information Bureau
- Photography Companies
- TV Channels
- Radio Telecasting Companies
- Websites Periodicals and Magazines
- Advertising Agencies
- Books and Novels
- Broadcasting Corporations