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BJMC

BJMC-Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) is an undergrad program. The duration is 3 years. It raises candidates with information with respect to different editorial abilities in broad communications, for example, papers, TV, radio, web and so on It additionally advise understudies about different innovation, gear and programming engaged with broad communications.

Profession chances for understudies in the field of mass correspondence are exceptionally high. Up-and-comers who effectively complete BJMC can choose to work for news stations, papers, distributing houses, TV, radio, web, and so on and procure a solid compensation. 

Transcendent subjects remembered for this course are Communication Theories and Models, Public Relations, Design and Graphics, Digital Media, Reporting and Editing for Print Media, Radio Production, Data Journalism, Photo-Journalism, Event Management, and Media Law and Ethics. The program likewise offers decisions for different elective courses like Entrepreneur Development, Business Communication, Foreign Language (French or German), Human Resource Development, Socio-social History of India, Organizational Behavior, Fashion Communication, and Leadership Development and Team Building. 

The educational plan may likewise incorporate classes, PC based learning, visitor addresses, workshops, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), industry confirmation preparing, and various individual, and gathering venture works, for example, live activities, brooding tasks, network undertakings, and ventures with NGOs.

Course Highlights:

Course Level

Undergraduate Degree

Full-Form

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication

Duration

3 years

Minimum Eligibility 

required is an aggregate of 50% score in higher secondary education from a recognized board or university.

Top BJMC Entrance Exams:

IPU CET, DU Journalism Entrance Tests, and other relevant entrance exams.

Admission process

Entrance Test/ Merit Based

Minimum Percentage

Minimum of aggregate 50% in 10+2 from recognized board or university

Average Course Fee

Up to INR 3 Lakhs per annum

Average Salary Offered

Ranges up to INR 5-6 Lakhs per annum

Career prospects

Reporter, Editor, Anchor, Social Media Manager, Public Relations Manager, Fashion Photographer,  TV Reporters, News Analyst, Feature Writers, Columnist, Radio Jockey, Media Consultant, Journalist, Marketing Manager, Public Relations Specialist, etc.

Popular Courses after BJMC

 MJMC, MSc Mass Communication, MA in Journalism, MA in Mass Communication and Journalism, PG Diploma in Journalism.

Top Universities

Delhi University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Chandigarh University, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Mewar University, and other popular universities.

Distance Education/Correspondence/Online

Yes

Skill set for BJMC Candidates:

Skill Set for BJMC Candidates

A flair for writing

Flair of the language

Strong networking skills

Ability to research well

Excellent communication skills

Analytical skills

Critical thinking

Interpretation skills

Ability to work in stringent deadlines

Ability to work under rough conditions

High confidence

Problem-solving skills

Interviewing skills

Observation skills

Eligibility Criteria:

 Admission Process:

Entrance Exams:

Top Colleges:

The list of top thought private colleges and universities offering BJMC courses-

Name of the College

Location 

Average Fees

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Delhi

INR 65,000

Mewar University

Rajasthan

INR 3,09,000

Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Madhya Pradesh

INR 11, 650

Institute of Management Studies

Noida

INR 3,29,250

National Institute of Mass Communication and Journalism

Ahmedabad

INR 2,40,000

Jaipur National University

Jaipur

INR 1,32,000

Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University

Gorakhpur

INR 7,776

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies

Delhi

INR 2,63,900

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh

INR 2,84,000

International Institute of Mass Media

Delhi

INR 75,000

There are a number of colleges offering BJMC in DU.

Name of the College

Average Fees

Lady Shri Ram College for Women

INR 81,570

Kamla Nehru College

INR 56,085

Kalindi College

INR 26,831

Maharaja Agrasen College

INR 45,000

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce

INR 30,045

BJMC Distance Education:

Candidates can also receive reliable admissions in this course from distance learning mode. The study material is assigned through postal service, emails, pen drives, and online classes. There is no age bar for distance learning. 

The top BJMC university offering this course- 

Syllabus:

Semester-I

Writing for Media

Introduction to Communication

Introduction to Journalism (Reporting, Writing & Editing)

Socio-Economic & Political Scenario

Communicative Hindi

Basics of Design & Graphics

Indian Culture

Computer Lab

Communication Lab

Design & Graphics Lab

BJMC Syllabus

Semester-II

History of Print & Broadcasting in India

Print Journalism-I

Media Laws & Ethics

Still Photography

State Politics & Constitution

Theory of Communication

Application of Computer in Media

Photo Lab

Print Journalism Lab

Computer Lab

BJMC Syllabus

Semester-III

Development & Communication

Print Journalism-II

Radio Journalism & Production

Basics of Camera, Lights & Sound

Media Management

Folk Media

Cyber Media

Summer Training Report

Print Journalism Lab

Radio Journalism & Production Lab

Operation & Handling of Video Equipment Lab

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BJMC Syllabus

Semester-IV

Television Journalism & Production

Introduction to Advertising

Public Relations

New Media

Television Journalism & Production Lab

Public Relations Lab

Fundamentals of Economics & Indian Economy

National & International Affairs

New Media Lab

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BJMC Syllabus

Semester-V

Advertising Practices

Event Management: Principles & Methods

Media Research

Environment Communication

Tribal Communication

Communication Research

Functional Exposure Report

Internship Report

Advertising Lab

Event Management Lab

Media Research Lab

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BJMC Syllabus

Semester-VI

Media Organisation & Management

Contemporary Issues

Global Media Scenario

Value Education

Final Project

Comprehensive Viva

Core Subject:

Core Subjects

Subject Description

Topics Covered

Cyber Journalism

Cyber Journalism or Digital Journalism is a modern form of Journalism. Their content is distributed or spread through the medium of the Internet. It provides knowledge on web media, it’s purpose, and laws related to it.

Cyber Space

Fundamentals of CyberMedia

Writing for Web Media

Web Advertising

Concept of E-governance

Cyber Laws

Interviewing on Web

CyberMedia Vs Print

Public Relations Theory

Public relations subjects bind the field of marketing, HR, advertising, and publicity. 

PR Techniques

Press Relations and Its Principles

Duties of PR Practitioner

Evaluating Results of PR work

Writing Techniques

Importance of Marketing Research

Radio Journalism

They helps in gaining knowledge about radio activities, broadcasting techniques, maintenance, and other skills

Introduction to AIR

Radio Broadcast

Documentary

Sound Recording Techniques

Media Laws and Ethics

Helps you understand both basics and detailed laws of media and it’s handling procedures

Press Laws

Defamation

Parliamentary Privileges

RTI

Copyrights, IP Rights

Social Responsibility of the Press

Mass Communication

They provide information about its techniques, tools and various mediums

Tools of Mass Communication

Cultivation Theory

Media and Democracy

Advertising

DissonanceTheory

Cognitive Theory

Introduction to Computers

It taught computer applications and it’s concepts

Fundamentals of Computers

Windows

Basic Commands

Office automation

Specializations:

Acting
Anchoring and Reporting
Camera Handling and Lighting
Cinematography
Direction
Film Making
Media Planning
Sound Editing
Video Editing ( Post Production )

Career Options and Job Prospects:

An abundance of job options are available for students with a BJMC degree both in government and the private sector. 

Career Prospects

Job Description

Average Salary Offered

Media Consultant

They are hired by the company or the organization for positive press coverage.

INR 6.43 Lakhs

Journalist

They works on his own (freelance). They may also work for a newspaper, radio, or television program.

INR 3.39 Lakhs

Content Marketing Manager

Implementation of comprehensive content-delivery plans, including print, video, audio, and other forms of content is the main responsibility of a content marketing manager.

INR 6.5 Lakhs

Public Relations Specialist

They establish good relationships with the clients and try to maintain them for the long term.

INR 5.60 Lakhs

Social Media Manager

They represents a company across various channels as the voice of the brand and will also give replies to all the comments, compile campaigns, and create content.

INR 3.52 Lakhs

News Analyst

They produce and publish news at various platforms of media like digital media platforms, print media, and alike. They gather information on news feeds, create videos, take interviews, and alike.

INR 6.86 Lakhs

Photojournalist

They are responsible for writing blogs and articles on the photos.

INR 3.5 Lakhs

Top BJMC Recruiters:

Hindustan Times

Times Group

The Pioneer

India Today Group

The Hindu

Malayala Manorama

HT Media

NDTV

Outlook

Jagran Prakashan Group

India TV

Zee Network

Network 18

All India Radio

Doordarshan

Indian Express

Star India

Sahara One Media & Entertainment Limited

Balaji Telefilms Limited

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