Ritika SrivastavaAssociate Senior Executive, Editorial
BJMC (Bachelor of Journalism and Communication) is a three-year duration undergraduate degree course for candidates who wish to build their career in the field of Journalism and Mass Communication. After successfully completing the course candidates are able to develop as well as refine their skills of gathering, transmitting, and delivering information to a large audience. Career opportunities for students in the field of Mass Communication are very high. Candidates who successfully complete BJMC can choose to work for news channels, newspapers, publishing houses, television, radio, internet, etc and earn a healthy remuneration. Given below are the complete requirements of BJMC course in terms of its eligibility criteria, course curriculum, job prospects and more.
Eligibility Criteria for BJMC
Candidates should complete the below-mentioned parameters in order to fulfil eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication:
- Candidates should complete Class 12th in any stream from a recognised board
- Candidates should score a minimum of 50% - 60% marks in graduation
- Candidates should be minimum of 17 years of age
Note: The parameters mentioned above might change depending on the policies of the institute in which a candidate is applying.
Exntrance Exams for BJMC
Most institutes or universities conduct entrance exams to offer admission to candidates in the BJMC course. Entrance exams of some institutions are also followed by a personal interview round. BJMC question paper contains objective type multiple choice questions on the following subjects that candidates need to complete in a duration of 1.5 – 3 hours (depending on the institution in which a candidate has applied for admission).
- Logical Reasoning
- Current Affairs
- General Awareness
- Media Awareness
It may be noted that some institutes also provide direct admission to candidates on the basis of marks scored by them in Class 12th. The popular entrance exams conducted for BJMC are:
Skills Required for BJMC
Candidates who have a curious and inquisitive mind about the various events happening around the world are the right fit for BJMC course. However, apart from this, some of the traits and skills that candidates looking to pursue BJMC should have are:
|A flair for writing||Excellent communication skills||Flair of the language|
|Strong networking skills||Ability to research well||Analytical skills|
|Critical thinking||Interpretation skills||Ability to work in stringent deadlines|
|Ability to work under rough conditions||High confidence||Problem-solving skills|
|Interviewing skills||Observation skills||--|
Syllabus for BJMC
As stated above, Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication is a three-year duration course divided into six semesters. Given below is a semester-wise course curriculum of BJMC that is usually taught in different universities and colleges:
|Writing for Media||Introduction to Communication||Socio-Economic & Political Scenario|
|Introduction to Journalism (Reporting, Writing & Editing)||Basics of Design & Graphics||Communicative Hindi|
|Indian Culture||Communication Lab||Computer Lab|
|Design & Graphics Lab||--||--|
|History of Print & Broadcasting in India||Media Laws & Ethics||Print Journalism-I|
|Still Photography||State Politics & Constitution||Application of Computer in Media|
|Theory of Communication||Photo Lab||Computer Lab|
|Print Journalism Lab||--||--|
|Development & Communication||Radio Journalism & Production||Print Journalism-II|
|Basics of Camera, Lights & Sound||Media Management||Folk Media|
|Cyber Media||Summer Training Report||Radio Journalism & Production Lab|
|Print Journalism Lab||Operation & Handling of Video Equipment Lab||--|
|Television Journalism & Production||Public Relations||Introduction to Advertising|
|New Media||Public Relations Lab||Television Journalism & Production Lab|
|National & International Affairs||Fundamentals of Economics & Indian Economy||New Media Lab|
|Advertising Practices||Media Research||Event Management: Principles & Methods|
|Environment Communication||Tribal Communication||Communication Research|
|Internship Report||Functional Exposure Report||Event Management Lab|
|Advertising Lab||Media Research Lab||--|
|Media Organisation & Management||Contemporary Issues||Global Media Scenario|
|Value Education||Final Project||Comprehensive Viva|
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BJMC Job Profiles & Scope
A plethora of job opportunities are available for candidates with a BJMC degree both in government and private sectors. A BJMC degree-holder can choose to work for advertising agencies, broadcast companies, public relation firms, news agencies, photography organisations, TV channels, newspapers, radio telecast companies, journals, and so on. However, to broaden their horizon and avail better employment opportunities, candidates are advised to pursue Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC). Given below are popular job roles apt for BJMC candidates:
- Creative Director
- Public Relation Officer
- Public Relation Manager
- Radio Jockey
- Video Jockey
Some of the top recruiters in the field of Journalism and Mass Communication are:
|Top BJMC Recruiters|
|Hindustan Times||Jagran Prakashan Group||Times Group||Balaji Telefilms Limited|
|Malayalam Manorama||The Pioneer||India Today Group||Sahara One Media & Entertainment Limited|
|Outlook||The Hindu||NDTV||Star India|
|HT Media||Zee Network||India TV||Doordarshan|
|All India Radio||Network 18||Indian Express||--|
FAQs on BJMC
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News & Updates
I have done intermediate. Please provide information about BJMC course available at Allahabad University.
Private Colleges for fashion communication in India and their admission process?
a week ago
Some of them are
National Institute for Fashion Technology, Delhi
Symbiosis Institute for Design, Pune
Amity University, Lucknow and many more colleges are there. Admission process depends upon the college.
Can I pursue BJMC from a regular institution and BA psychology from a different institution via distance mode?
I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication at Himachal Pradesh University.
2 weeks ago
Kindly check the below link for information related to your query.
Can one get a job in sports field after completing a BJMC course?
3 weeks ago
Yes. you might get a job like sports anchor, sports broadcasting or presenter, since you will get exposure to sports in this course.
I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) at Sh.L.N.Hindu College.
3 weeks ago
Check this link for the latest cut off
3 weeks ago
For latest cutoff information, please visit this link
Which are the popular government colleges for BJMC in south Delhi?
The south campus of Delhi university comprises of a total 19 colleges. Lady Shree ram, Kamala Nehru College, Kalindi College, Maharaja Agresen college, and Delhi college of arts and commerce are colleges that offer B.A. Hon in journalism. Du offers B.J. M. C. B.M.C. BHJMC, DBJCC, a Two-year PG Di...The south campus of Delhi university comprises of a total 19 colleges. Lady Shree ram, Kamala Nehru College, Kalindi College, Maharaja Agresen college, and Delhi college of arts and commerce are colleges that offer B.A. Hon in journalism. Du offers B.J. M. C. B.M.C. BHJMC, DBJCC, a Two-year PG Diploma in Hindi journalism, and a one-year P. G. Certificate course in Hindi Journalism. B.M.C. I. P. College for women (DU)
You can apply to the Delhi school of journalism
For south Delhi- Delhi college for arts and commerce
-Kamala Nehru college
- Lady Shree ram college
- Kalindi college.
When the registration form for bjmc of the international institute of mass media will be released?
a month ago
Hi Shubhada Shukla,
Bachelors In Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) course Admission starts at IIMM Academic Session 2022-2023 has been started since April 1st 2022.
Does MSU offer BJMC course and if yes then is there any entrance exam for it? If so, then when is the entrance exam?
Hi! Yes, MSU offers BJMC.
You can find more information here-
I want to know if Xavier institute of communication have B.J.M.C. 3 year course or not?
I am in 12th after 12th I want to do (bjmc) is this course available in (csjm).
Can I know where all B.A. in mass communication and journalism is there in Kerala?
a month ago
B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism colleges in Kerala are-Manorama School of Communication. St Joseph College of Communication. Kerala University. JDT Islam College of Arts And Science.Wizcraft, Online Event Management Programs (Talented). Amity University Online. MGU Kerala - Mahatma Gandhi ...B.A. Mass Communication and Journalism colleges in Kerala are-
Manorama School of Communication.
St Joseph College of Communication.
JDT Islam College of Arts And Science.
Online Event Management Programs (Talented).
Amity University Online.
MGU Kerala - Mahatma Gandhi University.
University of Calicut.
What is the admission process for BJMC course in DDU Gorakhpur?
a month ago
University offering the Admission for a various course like a Diploma, UG, PG, and Doctoral. University provides the Admission based on merit and All India. Please visit link: https://www.shiksha.com/university/deen-dayal-upadhyaya-gorakhpur-university-22540/courses/bjmc-bc
For B.A. in journalism through IGNOU distance learning programme, what is the admission process and fee structure?
Hi. Kindly visit the link given below- https://www.shiksha.com/university/ignou-indira-gandhi-national-open-university-delhi-3030/admission.
Which course I need to take for UG if I want to take journalism for PG?
2 months ago
Hello The Crescent Queen, if you want to take journalism for PG, then why not take it for graduation too? It's best that you should get a degree in journalism before you go in for PG in the subject. Best wishes to you.
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