For the past few years the world has witnessed an unprecedented growth in the field of communication. The days are passed when a short and sweet reporting could get the message across. Not only the world of communication has changed but the target audience are also increased. The predictions are excessively high. With the increase in the number of television sets, news channels, radio stations, advertising this field became an important part of the business which leads to a dynamic career. 

Before the reach of TV, media meant newspapers and magazines, and journalism was a public service calling. With changing of time, media is now diverse in form and ownership. The rise of new media has created a whole range of new possibilities. It is not limited within journalism now. Disc Jockeys or Radio Jockeys are not so unusual. A degree in mass communication opens up opportunities in Journalism, Public relations and advertising, as a career. But It needs a solid command over the language.

Courses, Duration & Eligibility:

  1. Diploma Courses (1 year.)
  2. Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (3 years)
  3. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (2 years)
  4. Post graduate diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (1 year)

The candidate who is looking for a career in mass communication, must pass their senior secondary examination and have good communication skills.


After completing the course, there is a huge demand from the news channels, TV shows, magazines, and various publishing firms and online news portals. The candidate can even work as a freelancer and work for many companies. The job profile in this field may depend upon the company in which you are working and your overall experience.

Below are some of the specializations that you can aspire to become after pursuing BA (Journalism &Mass Comm.):

  1. Journalist: Reporter & Sub Editor for Print,
  2. Media Planner
  3. Broadcast and Online Media
  4. Event Manager
  5. Copywriter
  6. Sound Editor
  7. Media Marketing Professional
  8. Layout and Graphic Designer / Animator
  9. Brand Manager
  10. Media Response Professional
  11. TV Producer
  12. News Anchor
  13. Radio Jockey
  14. Music Manager 
  15. PR Professional
  16. Photo Journalist
  17. Web Designer
  18. Content Editor
  19. Corporate Communication
  20. Film Maker- Director, Producer, Editor,
  21. Cinematographer
  22. Script Writer

In India the media industry is expanding at a rapid rate, more than five news channels are coming up every year. So there is good opportunity for a fresher, to be a part of them and reach a good post in quick span of time

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