B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication’2021
B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication is a three-year undergraduate course aimed to provide holistic knowledge at theoretical as well as practical levels to the students. The wide course is designed to offer complete fundamental training in ten different fields of Mass Communication. These fields include Print Journalism, Television and Radio Production, Advertising and Public Relations, Event Management, Social Media, and Film Studies. The focus of the course is to look after socially responsible media professionals, backed with the latest inputs from industry, well-trained faculty along with state of art infrastructure. It is a degree course for candidates who wish to build their career in the field of Journalism and Mass communication. After successfully completing the course candidates can develop as well as refine their skills of gathering, transmitting, and delivering information to a large audience.
Candidates should complete the below-mentioned parameters to fulfill eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication:
- Candidates should complete Class 12th in any stream from a recognized board
- Candidates should score a minimum of 50% – 60% marks in graduation
- Candidates should be minimum of 17 years of age
Mass Communication Institutes or universities conduct entrance exams to offer admission to candidates in the course. Entrance exams of some institutions are also followed by a personal interview round.
Entrance Exam Pattern
BJMC Entrance exam question paper contains objective type multiple choice questions on the following subjects that candidates need to complete in a duration of 1.5 – 3 hours (depending on the institution in which a candidate has applied for admission).
- Logical Reasoning
- Current Affairs
- General Awareness
- Media Awareness
It may be noted that some institutes also provide direct admission to candidates based on marks scored by them in Class 12th.
Career opportunities for students in the field of Mass Communication are very high. Candidates who successfully complete B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Heritage Institute of Management and Communication (HIMCOM) can choose to work for news channels, newspapers, publishing houses, television, radio, internet, etc, and earn a healthy remuneration.
In other words, an excess of job opportunities are available for candidates with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication degree both in the government and private sectors. A B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication degree holder can choose to work for advertising agencies, broadcast companies, public relation firms, news agencies, photography organizations, TV channels, newspapers, radio telecast companies, journals, and so on. However, to broaden their horizon and avail better employment opportunities, candidates are advised to pursue a master’s in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Given below are popular job roles suitable for B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication candidates:
- Creative Director
- Public Relation Officer
- Public Relation Manager
- Radio Jockey
- Video Jockey