B.A (Hons)

Journalism & Mass Communication

Journalism & Mass Communication is one of the best courses that you can choose for a promising career in the future. This Journalism Course is a programme of proven excellence. It combines creation as well as dissemination of knowledge and imparting of the requisite skills and context with practical applications including in-class assignments. The course equips and enables the students for diverse skills and tasks in mass communication and social interactions.

Course Structure

Applicable for students enrolled on/before 2017-18.

First Year

First Half: Reporting 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Editing 50 Marks
Module Three 25 Marks
Module Four 25 Marks

Paper-II 100 Marks

First Half: History of Indian Journalism 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Practical 50 Marks

Second Year

Paper-III 100 Marks

First Half: Mass Communication 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Media Management and Laws 50 Marks
Module Three 25 Marks
Module Four 25 Marks

Paper-IV 100 Marks
Practical

Third Year

Paper-V 100 Marks

First Half: National and International Affairs 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Visual Media 50 Marks
Module Three 25 Marks
Module Four 25 Marks
Paper-VI 100 Marks

First Half: Radio Journalism 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Television Journalism 50 Marks
Module Three 25 Marks
Module Four 25 Marks

Paper-VII 100 Marks

First Half: Advertising 50 Marks
Module One 25 Marks
Module Two 25 Marks

Second Half: Public Relations 50 Marks
Module Three 25 Marks
Module Four 25 Marks

Paper-VIII 100 Marks Practical

Question Patterns and Break-up of Marks for each module will be in the following order:
(a) Two Broad Questions consisting 10 Marks each;
(b) One Short Answer-type Question consisting 5 Marks; This Order will be applicable for every module of all papers.

Applicable for students enrolled on/after 2018-19.

Choice Based Credit System

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Course Code,Name of Course,Type,Semester,Marks
CC-1,Introduction to Journalism, JORA-CC-1-1-TH+P,1,100
AECC-1,English + MIL,,1,100
CC-2, History of Indian Journalism,JORA-CC-1-2-TH+TU,1,100
GE-1,Basics of Journalism,JORG-CC/GE-1-1 TH+TU,1,100
AECC-2,EVS,,2,100
CC-3,Reporting and Editing,JORA-CC-2-3-TH+TU,2,100
CC-4,Introduction to Media and Communication,JORA-CC-2-4-TH+P,2,100
GE-2,Media Management,JORG-CC/GE-2-2 TH+TU,2,100
CC-5,Communication Media + Society,JORA-CC-3-5-TH+TU,3,100
CC-6,Media and Cultural Studies,JORA-CC-3-6-TH+TU,3,100
GE-3,Advertising / Public Relations,JORG-CC/GE-3-3 TH+P,3,100
CC-7,Introduction to Radio,JORA-CC-3-7-TH+P,3,100
SEC -A-1 or SEC -A-2,Radio writing & presentation or Photo Journalism,JORA-SEC-A-3-1 or JORA-SEC-A-3-2,3,100
CC-8,Media Management + Press Laws,JORA-CC-4-8-TH+TU,4,100
CC-9,Introduction to Television,JORA-CC-4-9-TH+P,4,100
GE-4,Press Laws and Indian Constitution,JORG-CC/GE-4-4 TH+TU,4,100
CC-10,Film Studies,JORA-CC-4-10-TH+TU,4,100
SEC-B-1 or SEC-B-2,Documentary Production or Feature Production,JORA-SEC-B-4-1 or JORA-SECB-4-2,4,100
CC-11,Introduction to New Media,JORA-CC-5-11-TH+P,5,100
CC-12,Development Communication,JORA-CC-5-12-TH+TU,5,100
DSE-A-1 or DSE-A-2,Global Media & Politics or Media + Human Rights + Gender and Env. Studies,JORA-DSE-A-5-1 or JORA-DSE-A-5-2,5,100
DSE-B-1 or DSE-B-2,Multimedia Journalism or Communication Research and Methods,DSE-B-5-1 or DSE-B-5-2,5,100
CC-13,Advertising,JORA-CC-6-13-TH+P,6,100
CC-14,Public Relations,JORA-CC-6-14-TH+TU,6,100
DSE-A-3 or DSE-A-4,Dissertation with Presentation or Political Communication,JORA-DSE-A-6-3 or JORA-DSE-A-6-4,6,100
DSE-B-3 or DSE-B-4,Folk & Community Media or Health & Science Communication, JORA-DSE-B-6-3 or JORA-DSE-B-6-4,6,100
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Course Eligibility

A candidate taking up Honours Course in a subject must have obtained at the previous qualifying examination a minimum of:

50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the Honours or related subject
Or, 55% marks in the Honours or related subject
Or, 50% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject, provided all other clauses are satisfied.

Course Duration

3 Years

Course Hours

10:15 am to 4:30 pm (Day Session, Co-Ed)

Course Fees

Rs.72,500 (First Year)