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    MA In Communication (Master Of Arts In Communication) Journalism And Mass Media

     
    Course Duration
    2 years
    Course Level
    PG
    Fees
    20000 / 50000
     

    MA (Communication) Course Details, Eligibility, Admission, Fees, Exams, Job Scope, Placements


     

    MA (Communication) stands for Master of Arts in Communication and relates to journalism, media and communication field. This course is a two-year degree postgraduate course that deals with all forms of media, journalism, mass media communication, media research, reporting, writing and digital content creation for web media etc. After doing this course, students can get job profiles like Reporter, Content Writer, Editor, Graphic Designer, Copywriter, Film Creator and Editor, Video Editor etc.

    Check the admission process of the respective college on the official website. Eligibility criteria and Admission process may vary from college to college.


     

    Key Facts about MA (Communication)

     Degree Level  Masters
     Full Form  Master of Arts in Communication
     Duration  Duration of Master of Journalism and Mass Communication course (MA in Communication) is 2 years
     Subjects English, Journalism, Mass Communication
     Minimum  Percentage  Qualification includes bachelor's degree from a recognised institute with minimum 50% aggregate marks in relevant stream
     Fees range INR 10,000 - INR 70000 per annum 
     Eligibility  Bachelor's degree in relevant field from a recognised institute with a minimum of 50% (cut off may vary from university to university)
     Admission Criteria Three step process - Apply when the application forms are out. Check for the admission list with cut-off. If selected, appear for the interview (if conducted), submit fees and join the college

     

    Entrance Exams for MA in Communication

    Most of the MA in Communication colleges grant admission based on merit. Some may conduct entrance exam to shortlist and scrutinize students. Below is a list of some of them.

                 CUET                    
                  IIMC
                  DUET 
                IPU CET

     

    Top Institutes for MA in Communication


    Indian Institute of Mass Communication
    Asian College of Journalism
    Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication
    Mudra Institute of Communications
    Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media
    Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University
    Jaipur National University
    Kumaun University
    University of Kerala
    Savitribai Phule University, Pune
    Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
    Alagappa University, Kalaikudi
    Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
    Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

     

    Courses after MA in Communication

    After completing MA in Communication, students can pursue higher education by enrolling in post graduation and later doctorate programs. This increases their chances of getting rewarding career and rewarding jobs in the market. Some of the popular options are

      PGDM            Ph.D            
       MBA  M.Phil

     

    Career Options after MA in Communication

     Columnist  Fashion Photographer  News Analyst
     Feature Writer  Special Correspondent  Radio Jockey (RJ)
     Public Relations Officer  Content Writer  Digital Content Creator
     Video Jockey  Voice Recorder  Reporter
     News Editor  Film maker  Media Consultant

     

    Career Skill set after MA (Communication)

    Working in Off Work Hours Logical Reasoning Skills, Communication Skills, Reporting Skills, Understanding the masses
    Ability to work under pressure, Logical Reasoning Skills, Communication Skills, Reporting Skills, Understanding the masses Communication Skills, Reporting Skills, Understanding the masses
    Reporting Skills, Understanding the masses Understanding the masses

     

    Placement Opportunities after MA (Communication)

    • Media Houses
    • News Agencies
    • Journals
    • Broadcasting Corporations
    • Online Media Houses
    • Advertising Agencies
    • Public Relations
    • Legal Affairs Department
    • Publishing Houses

     

    Job Profiles after MA (Communication)

    • Content Writer
    • Assistant Marketing Manager
    • Editor
    • Graphic Designer
    • Film / Video Editor
    • Copywriter
    • Business Development Executive
    • Senior Copywriter
    • Content Marketing Manager and many more

     

    Recruiters of Media Field

     Advertising Agencies  Books and Novels Publishers
     All India Radio  Photography Companies
     Broadcasting Corporations  Central Information Service
     Journals, Periodicals, and Magazines Publishers  Legal Affairs Departments
     News Agencies  Circulation and Public Relations
     Newspapers  Press Information Bureau 
     Radio Telecasting Companies  TV Channels and Websites

     

    TV Channels, Websites and YouTube Channel Recuiters

     The Times Group  The Hindu
     Hindustan Times  Doordarshan
     Zee Media Network         CNN
     Viacom 18 Network  The STAR Group        
     The PIONEER  The Outlook
     Republic Network  India Today
     
    Admission Process

     

    Apply in respective college before the expiry of application deadline is over when the application forms are out. Application forms may be available online / offline / both online and offline

    Check for the admission list with cut-off percentage. Most of the colleges grant admission based on merit.

    If selected, appear for the interview (if conducted), submit fees and join the college.

    If the admission criteria of the college involves entrance exam, apply for the exam when the forms are out, before dedline. Appear for the exam. If qualified, appear for interview or counselling. 

     
    Higher Education Scope

    After completing MA in Communication, students can pursue higher education by enrolling in post graduation and later doctorate programs. This increases their chances of getting rewarding career and rewarding jobs in the market. Some of the popular options are

      PGDM            Ph.D            
       MBA  M.Phil
     

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Eligibility

Bachelor's degree in relevant field from a recognised institute with a minimum of 50% (cut off may vary from university to university)

Most of the colleges grant admission based on Merit. Few colleges conduct entrance exams.

Course Details

Course Type : Journalism and Mass Media

Course After : UG

Mode : Classroom

Cut Off : 50

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