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Journalism

What is Journalism?

Journalism is one of the most interesting and glamorous fields. Journalism is a discipline of collecting, verifying, reporting and analyzing information gathered regarding current events, including trends, issues and people. It is the role of the Journalist to spread information about every relevant happening in the world through the medium of print, broadcast and now even online. The internet or media internet has changed the media industry. Journalist can work in various areas like business, sports, entertainment or any other media industries. Though the field seems to be glamorous it is equally challenging career option.

When Can I Enroll for Journalism?

COURSE

ELIGIBILITY

DURATION

ENTRANCE EXAM

Bachelors Degree [Mass Media / Mass Communication]

HSC

3 Yrs.

Autonomous Exam

Postgraduate Diploma [Journalism]

Graduation In any related field

1 Yr.

Autonomous Exam

Masters / Postgraduate Diploma [Journalism/ Mass Media/ Mass Communication]

Graduation In any related field

1-2 Yrs.

Autonomous Exam

Note: Admission to Master courses will be on the basis on candidate’s performance in an aptitude test, group discussion and personal interview.

What Personality Traits Are Required to Become a Journalist?

  • Alert of Mindset
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Physical & Mental Health
  • Ability To Accept Criticism
  • Writing skills
  • Ability to differentiate between fact & fiction
  • Exercise high tolerance
  • Confident personality
  • Language proficiency

IQ Required to Become a Journalist

Minimum above Average range of Intelligence along with hard work and consistency preferred

Job Prospects for Journalist

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Television Channels
  • Reporter
  • Editors
  • Proofreaders
  • Columnist
  • News analysts
  • Press Information Bureau
  • Publishing Houses