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/after 2018-19.

Choice Based Credit System

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

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.

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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 2018-19

Rs.63,500 (First Year)
Rs.58,750 (Second Year)
Rs.58,150 (Third Year)