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Journalism And Mass Comm

What is Journalism and Mass Communication ?

Mass Communication is creating, receiving, sending, and examining messages to broad audiences by verbal and written media. It is a wide field that not only considers how and why a message has to be created but the medium through which it is sent. Mass communication term is not limited to only journalism but spreads its wings to various other media fields, including newsgathering and reporting, event management, film direction and production, public relations, advertising, corporate communication, and the list continue.

Scope of Journalism and Mass Communication

Mass Communication is a career that comprises a broad domain across the globe. The profession provides diversity and extensive scope for talent. The media in India is expanding with print, online media, electronic media, technical writing, the publishing industry, etc.

Journalism and Mass Communication Courses

Mass Communication offers different courses not only at the undergraduate level but also at the postgraduate level for the students who want to further study in the relevant field. Some of the popular courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level degrees are listed below:

Degree

Course

Undergraduate Journalism and Mass Communication  Degrees (UG)

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)

Bachelor of Journalism (BJ)

Bachelor of Mass Communication (BMC)

Postgraduate Journalism and Mass Communication Degrees (PG)

Master of Journalism & Mass Communication (MJMC)

Master of Journalism (MJ)

Master of Mass Communication (MMC)

PG Diploma in Mass Communication

Eligibility of Journalism and Mass Communication Courses

Eligibility for all the Mass Communication courses is as follows:

Courses

Eligibility

Mass Communication Undergraduate Courses

Candidates must have passed the 10+2 exam from a recognized board in any stream with a minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the examining authority of government, universities/institutes, etc.

Mass Communication Postgraduate Courses

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in any stream with minimum aggregate marks criteria provided by the examining authority of government, universities/institutes, etc.

Journalism and Mass Communication Entrance Exams

For admission in the Mass Communication course, almost every other institute or university in India select candidates according to the merit list prepared on the basis of entrance exam scores and ranks. Some institutes or universities accept the national level exams or state level exam ranks while some of them conduct their own entrance exam. Listed below are some of the popular Mass Communication Entrance Exams in India:

·         ACJ Entrance Exam, Asian College of Journalism

·         AUCET, Andhra University

·         IIMC Entrance Exam, Indian Institute of Mass Communication

·         IP College for Women Entrance Exam, IP College for Women, Delhi University

·         IPU CET, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

·         Jamia Milia Islamia Entrance Exam, Jamia Milia Islamia University

·         MASCOM Entrance Exam, Manorama School of Communication

·         MU-OET, Manipal University

·         SET, Symbiosis International University

·         XIC OET, Xavier Institute of Communications