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    Master Of Journalism Journalism And Mass Media

     
    Course Duration
    2 years
    Course Level
    PG
    Fees
    50000 / 300000
     

    MJ (Master of Journalism) Course Details, Eligibility, Admission, Fees, Exams, Job Scope, Placements


     

    MJ stands for Master of Journalism 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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

     Degree Level  Masters
     Full Form  Master of Journalism
     Duration  Duration of Master of Journalism (MJ) course 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 50,000 - INR 3,00,000 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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

    Most of the MJ (Master of Journalism) 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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

     

    Indian Institute of Journalism, New Delhi
    Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi
    Mahatma Gandhi College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Aurangabad
    Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune
    Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad
    Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
    Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore
    Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai
    AJ Kidwai Mass Communication Research Jamia, New Delhi
    Manorama School of Communication, Kottayam
    Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
    Times School of Journalism, New Delhi
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Sharda University, Greater Noida

     

    Courses after Master of Journalism (MJ) 

    After completing MJ (Master of Journalism), 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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

     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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

    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 Master of Journalism (MJ)

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

     

    Job Profiles after Master of Journalism (MJ)

    • 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 this undergraduate degree course, 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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