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 CodeName of CourseTypeSemesterMarks
CC-1Introduction to Journalism JORA-CC-1-1-TH+P1100
AECC-1English + MIL1100
CC-2 History of Indian JournalismJORA-CC-1-2-TH+TU1100
GE-1Basics of JournalismJORG-CC/GE-1-1 TH+TU1100
AECC-2EVS2100
CC-3Reporting and EditingJORA-CC-2-3-TH+TU2100
CC-4Introduction to Media and CommunicationJORA-CC-2-4-TH+P2100
GE-2Media ManagementJORG-CC/GE-2-2 TH+TU2100
CC-5Communication Media + SocietyJORA-CC-3-5-TH+TU3100
CC-6Media and Cultural StudiesJORA-CC-3-6-TH+TU3100
GE-3Advertising / Public RelationsJORG-CC/GE-3-3 TH+P3100
CC-7Introduction to RadioJORA-CC-3-7-TH+P3100
SEC -A-1 or SEC -A-2Radio writing & presentation or Photo JournalismJORA-SEC-A-3-1 or JORA-SEC-A-3-23100
CC-8Media Management + Press LawsJORA-CC-4-8-TH+TU4100
CC-9Introduction to TelevisionJORA-CC-4-9-TH+P4100
GE-4Press Laws and Indian ConstitutionJORG-CC/GE-4-4 TH+TU4100
CC-10Film StudiesJORA-CC-4-10-TH+TU4100
SEC-B-1 or SEC-B-2Documentary Production or Feature ProductionJORA-SEC-B-4-1 or JORA-SECB-4-24100
CC-11Introduction to New MediaJORA-CC-5-11-TH+P5100
CC-12Development CommunicationJORA-CC-5-12-TH+TU5100
DSE-A-1 or DSE-A-2Global Media & Politics or Media + Human Rights + Gender and Env. StudiesJORA-DSE-A-5-1 or JORA-DSE-A-5-25100
DSE-B-1 or DSE-B-2Multimedia Journalism or Communication Research and MethodsDSE-B-5-1 or DSE-B-5-25100
CC-13AdvertisingJORA-CC-6-13-TH+P6100
CC-14Public RelationsJORA-CC-6-14-TH+TU6100
DSE-A-3 or DSE-A-4Dissertation with Presentation or Political CommunicationJORA-DSE-A-6-3 or JORA-DSE-A-6-46100
DSE-B-3 or DSE-B-4Folk & Community Media or Health & Science Communication JORA-DSE-B-6-3 or JORA-DSE-B-6-46100

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.

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)