Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication at VGU Jaipur, Eligibility and Fees Details

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Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication at VGU, Jaipur

 

One of the most common PG degrees in journalism and mass communication is the Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC). The two-year Master's program is structured to give students a comprehensive and critical understanding of Indian media and mass communication networks. The two-year postgraduate program ensures that students can more effectively and critically apply the skills and expertise they learned in journalism, mass media, advertising, public relations, event management, and other fields. The Master of Journalism and Mass Communication program prepares students for higher education and research opportunities such as PhDs and Junior Fellowships. Students enrolled in the MJMC program would have the option of specializing in fields such as filmmaking, corporate relations or communications, industry-specific journalism, and much more. Vivekananda Global University, ranked among India's Best and MJMC Colleges, provides students with an intellectually stimulating atmosphere and a course curriculum that includes practical training, project work, expert lectures, and more. Although theory allows you to grasp the subject's complexities, the well-equipped laboratories offer a more realistic understanding and real-time exposure.

 

Scope

Candidates with a master's degree usually work for advertising companies, All India Radio, journals, periodicals magazines, news magazines, the Central Information Service, and other organizations. MPhil programs are available for students who want to do further study in their chosen area (Journalism & Mass Communication). Some of the most common work profiles available to MJMC applicants are as follows:

  • Correspondent
  • Art Director
  • Columnist
  • News Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Floor Manager
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Screenwriter
  • Reporter
  • Special Correspondent
  • Film Director
  • Radio Jockey
  • Transmission Executive

 

ELIGIBILITY AND FEE DETAILS

Eligibility –

  • Aspirants must hold a valid Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or institute in any field. Graduates of BJMC will be given priority.
  • Candidates must have a minimum aggregate score of 50% or higher on the qualifying exam to be considered.

If a candidate has not studied English as a subject, the condition of English may be waived if the candidate has studied in English medium during his qualifying test.

 

Fees Details – 

Duration

Fees 

Yearly Fee

125000 -/ INR

Semester Fee

62500 -/ INR

 

Scholarships – 

Criteria

Scholarship amount (per semester) 

75% or above aggregate marks in 12th

25% of Programme Fee

60% or above aggregate marks in 12th

10% of Programme Fee

 

Fee After Scholarship –  

Details

Scholarship Amount

(per semester)

Applicable Fee after Scholarship

(per semester)

75% or above aggregate marks in 12th

 31250

(i.e. 25% of Programme Fee)

93750

60% aggregate marks in 12th

12500

(i.e. 10% of Programme Fee)

112500

 

Pathway After Master in Journalism & Mass Communication

Career 

Many who complete one of the MJMC courses will be able to pursue a career in one of the following areas of employment, where fresh MJMC graduates are usually recruited.

  • Public Relation Organisations
  • Advertising Companies
  • Corporate Communication Departments
  • Film and Television Production Sets
  • TV News Channels
  • Radio Channels
  • Newspaper Agencies

 

Faculty of Journalism & Mass Communication

With a multidisciplinary approach, the department provides graduate and postgraduate programs that aim for excellence in media education, training, and research while upholding media ethics and offering opportunities for students to succeed in the profession. The programs are designed to prepare students for the ever-changing media and communication industry, which has strong links to both the media and corporate entities. Its multifaceted community and artistic environment provide a one-of-a-kind combination of concurrent media experience, skill sets, innovativeness, and social sensitivity. The Journalism & Mass Communication department is committed to developing a generation of media practitioners with unique perspectives and the ability to usher in a new age of media.

The curriculum is structured to prepare students for the ever-changing media and communication industry, which has strong links to both the media and corporate entities. Its multifaceted community and artistic ambiance offer a one-of-a-kind mix of concurrent media experience, skill sets, innovativeness, and social sensitivity. The Journalism and Mass Communications department is committed to developing a generation of media practitioners who are unique in their perspectives and who will usher in a new age in media.

 

Workshops:

Mr. Madhav Sharma, Professional Theatre Artist, Actor, Director, Communicator, believes that theatre can help people develop their personalities.

Ms. Tabeenah Anjum, Eminent Journalist, Photographer, and Story Teller, discusses visual storytelling.

 

Why Journalism?

You will work in film and television, journalism, direction, editing, filmmaking, scriptwriting, public relations, publishing, and other fields after earning a degree in mass communication. Jobs in mass communication can provide a lot of fulfillment and enable you to express yourself creatively.

 

Journalism as Career

Jobs in mass communication are appealing and have immediate attention from the general public. For example, there are countless opportunities for journalists, actors, directors, editors, screenwriters, RJs, VJs, and many others. International news conglomerates such as CNBC, BBC, Guardian Group, Warner Brothers, ABC, Disney Entertainment, and Rupert Murdoch all deliver enticing work prospects at various levels and roles. The future for the ever-evolving world of mass communication is endless, thanks to changing ways and advancements in the digital forefront.

 

Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure that is cutting-edge, with smart classrooms and labs that are fitted with the most up-to-date technology.
  • Polyhouse, Poultry House, Meteorological Center, and Vermi Compost Units are all available.
  • Hydroponics lab and modern farm equipment.

 

Awards and Recognition

  • Students participated in a variety of state and national sporting competitions, winning first place in Kabaddi at BITS Pilani.
  • The faculty members competed in the PANACHE XII, where they won first place in Football and Kabaddi.
  • The majority of the faculty members have earned a Ph.D.
  • On a regular basis, field visits, instruction, and agricultural exhibitions are held.
  • The course curriculum is based on the recommendations of the ICAR 5thDeans' Committee.
  • A summer internship at VGU's Department of Agriculture was completed by students from Tennessee State University in the United States.

 

Collaboration and MOU

  • Reliance
  • Infosys
  • Cognizant
  • Amazon

 

Labs

  • Multimedia Labs
  • Record Room
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