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Mass Communication in DU and Other Colleges

INTRODUCTION

Mass communication is the process of exchanging information through mass media to large segments of the population. In other words, mass communication refers to imparting and exchanging information on a large scale to a wide range of people.

Mass communication involves transmission of information to large numbers of people through the use of mass media. With an increase in the number of television sets, news channels, radio stations, advertising, this field seems to be transcending into an unmatched growth and opens up the door towards a dynamic career. A degree in mass communication opens up opportunities in Journalism, Public relations and advertising, as a career. Mass communication course encompasses various streams.


Courses in Mass Communication

  • Bachelor of Arts(Mass communication)
  • Bachelor of Mass media
  • Bachelor(Honours) Multimedia and Mass communication
  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Script writing
  • Bachelor of Science in Mass communication, Journalism and Advertising.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mass communication and Journalism
  • Bachelor of Media Science

Career Opportunities 

  • Journalist
  • Photo Journalists
  • Reporters
  • Writer
  • Editors
  • Event Manager
  • Sound Mixer
  • News Analysts
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Film Director
  • TV Correspondent
  • Producer
  • Radio Jockey/RJ
  • Screen Writer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Art Director
  • Freelance writer
  • Anchor
  • Websites
  • Web page content developer

Institutions 

  • Indraprastha  College for Women-New Delhi
  • Delhi University- New Delhi
  • Bharati College (W)
  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
  • Institute of Home Economics (W)
  • Kamala Nehru College (W
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women (W)
  • Maharaja Agrasen College
  • Symbiosis Centre of Media & Communication, Pune
  • Mumbai University, Mumbai
  • Guru Nanak College of Arts, Science & Commerce-Mumbai
  • Birla College-Mumbai
  • Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Amity School Of Communication, Noida

College Details

1) College : Indraprastha  College for Women-New Delhi

Course: B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication

Eligibility: An aggregate of 75% marks in the best four (including 85% in English) of the qualifying examination

Admission Mode: Entrance Test

 

2) College: Delhi University-New Delhi

Course: B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

Eligibility: An aggregate of 75% marks in the best four (including 85% in English) of the qualifying examination.

Admission Mode: Marks Based

 

3) College: Symbiosis Centre of Media & Communication, Pune

Course: Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication)

Eligibility: More than 50% marks in class 12th

Admission Mode:  Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

 

4) College: Madras Christian College, Chennai

Course:  Bachelor of Arts (Journalism)

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with 50% with English as a subject.

Admission Mode: Marks Based

 

5) College: St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Course: Bachelor of Mass Media [B.M.M.]

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with 65%

Admission Mode: Entrance exam (60%), and 10+2 min marks (40%)

 

6) College: Christ University, Bangalore

Course: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism

Eligibility:  Passed 10+2 in any stream with min 65% marks

Admission Mode:  Entrance Test + Personal Interview + Academic Performance.


Skill Sets

  • Verbal and writing 
  • Good Observation Skills
  • Critical thinking 
  • Design and Development
  • Problem solving
  • Cultural awareness
  • Public Speaking
  • Decision Making

 ELIGIBILITY:

You are required to score at least 45% to 50% marks in class 12 in order to be eligible for the undergraduate degree courses.

Specialisation 

  • Journalism
  • Advertisement
  • Public Relation
  • Event Management and Film Making
  • Roles and Responsibility

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take up the role of journalists, writers, editors, public relations among others
  • Provide information of current happenings in the society
  • Spread awareness about various issues among the general public
  • Entertain people through films, music, books, television, etc.
  • Present oneself with fluency in speaking, confidence and in a creative manner
  • Remain up to-date with trending events and happenings
  • One should be able to observe and evaluate things critically

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