Journalism & Media Management

PG Degree 2 Year

Effective Mass Communication is one of the most potent weapons in the modern world. It can change the public opinion tide and send vital messages out to a large section of society. The number of news channels is continually on the rise. It’s the same case with newspapers and radio stations. Intelligent readership / viewership is growing. The media has many segments: the print medium being the oldest , and new media being the most recent in between there is electronic media such as television, radio, satellite communication along with allied fields such as Advertising, Public Relations.Moreover rapid technological advancements are bringing newer methods of reaching out to millions of people.

The institute offers MA programme in the area of Journalism & Mass Communication to graduates. The course provides a strong foundation and comprehensive training to aspirants from any discipline to pursue careers in the media industry. We focus on nurturing the creative talent of students by providing them with hands on training and media exposure. One can also learn media law and and ethics, research and journalistic techniques, media marketing, public relations and organizing events and exhibitions. Students are also encouraged to specialize in Print, Broadcast and Web Journalism, Radio Programming and production, Television Production, Film Making, Advertising and Marketing Communication. 

I Year Semester I & II

Semester I

Core Subjects

  • Changing trends in Journalism
  • Media Laws
  • Online Journalism
  • Radio Production
  • Radio Production Lab

AECC Subject

  • Mass Media & Communication

Semester II

CORE Subject

  • Advertising Management
  • Public Relations & Event Management
  • Media Writing
  • Print Journalism
  • Media Lab

DSE Subjects

  • Advance Photography
  • Digital Marketing

II Year Semester III & IV

Semester III

CORE Subject

  • Research Methodology
  • Gender Issues & Environmental Communication
  • Internship & Viva Voce
  • Television Production
  • Television Production Lab

DSE Subject

  • Political Communication
  • Business Journalism

Semester IV

CORE Subject

  • Hindi Journalism
  • Media Management
  • Communication in International Media
  • Development Communication
  • Dissertation

DSE Subject

  • Film Appreciation
  • Sports Journalism

Course Objective

The objective is to create a group of skilled media professionals, able to fit into different areas of media with knowledge of current academic and practical side

Course Highlights

  1. Regular lectures covering major areas related to Print, Radio, Cinema, Photography, Graphics and Animation.
  2. In-depth understanding of regulatory and technical aspects such as Media Laws, Political Communication and Editing along with specialised areas of Business Journalism, Media & Technical Writing.
  3. Practical oriented study of Public Relations, Advertising and Event Planning.
  4. Visit to media organization and out station locations for projects on photography and video coverage.
  5. Guest lectures and workshops by experts from Media Industry.
  6. Hands on experience of radio programme production & broadcasting on JIMS Community Radio 96.9 along with film making , animation and graphics in our computer labs and TV studios.
  7. Focus on personality development, communication skills and creativity.

Eligibility

Eligibility for admission and reservation of seats for MA Journalism & Mass Communication shall be

according to the rules framed by the University from time to time.

An applicant who has successfully completed Graduation or equivalent from a UGC Recognised University, in any stream, constituted or recognized by the Union or by the State Government, may apply for admission into the course.

Provided that applicants who have obtained graduation Degree & Marksheets or equivalent certificate after prosecuting studies in distance or correspondence method shall also be considered as eligible for admission in the MAJMC Programme .

Fee Structure

Total Fees Rs.1,60,000+Rs.3000 Student Activity Fund(per annum)+Rs.5000 Security Deposit+Rs.2500 (Outstation Visit per semester)+Rs. 1000 (Delhi Visit per annum)
Ist Installment (Payable at the time of Admission) Rs. 51,500 {Rs.40,000 + Rs. 5000 (Security) + Rs. 3000 (Student Activity Fund) + Rs.2500 (Outstation Visit per semester) + Rs. 1000 (Delhi Visit per annum)
IInd Installment Rs. 42,500 {Rs. 40,000 + Rs. 2500 (Outstation Industrial Visit)} payable by December 31, 2020.
IIIrd Installment Rs. 46,500 {Rs. 40,000 + Rs. 3000 (Student Activity Fund) + Rs.2500 (Outstation Industrial Visit) + Rs. 1000 (Annual Visits)} payable by July 31, 2021.
IVth Installment Rs.42,500 {Rs.40,000 + Rs. 2500 (Outstation Industrial Visit)} payable by December 31, 2021.

Course Opportunity

The course will provide career opportunities in field of print media, electronic media, new and social  media , Anchoring, Content creation , Scripting. The students will also be able to find job opportunity  in  field of Advertising , Public Relations, Event Planning and Commercial side of Media.

Infrastructure

LECTURE HALLS AND SEMINAR ROOMS

Fully air-conditioned, spacious lecture halls and custom-built conference rooms, equipped with latest audio-visual aids, provide an excellent infrastructural back-up for academic interaction among faculties and students.

LIBRARY

JIMS library is a veritable storehouse of information with ample text and reference books, national and international periodicals and journals. Well-equipped and fully computerized library provides latest research and reference material in print and audio-visual formats along with the facility to refer to e-journals.

JIMS FM COMMUNITY RADIO’96.9’ AND 90.4’

JIMS is the first private sector institute of Northern India to have been given a license by the Government of India to run Community Radio. This radio is being run by the students and Community members. It is providing opportunity to develop programmes for community broadcast. The radio station is used by the college as laboratory for training students specializing in radio broadcast and they work in close coordination with community representatives and leaders. At present the radio broadcasts daily for 12 hours with original programme of six hours in the morning which is repeated in the afternoon. The students are encouraged to research the needs of the society, thereafter; they conceive, design and broadcast their own programmes in a real life environment.

ELECTRONIC MEDIA STUDIOS

JIMS has two fully equipped studios: one for Radio and other for Audio-visuals – Television and cinema. The studios have modern facilities like an Audio Lab with latest hi-tech equipment and a Video Lab with high precision cameras for indoor and outdoor shooting dark room for development of photographs. Editing machines with latest digital technology are installed to provide practical training to the students in the field of Television and Cinema.

COMMUNICATION LAB

In order to improve the communication skills of the students and give them proper diction and pronunciation, JIMS has a fully equipped communication laboratory fixed with latest equipment where the classes are supervised by technically equipped professor using language CDs.

Industrial Visits

  • A group of students were taken to News 18 TV channel to attend the recording of the famous programme “NETAJI LAPETE MAIN”. Students were able to understand the recording process in TV channels.
  • First year students were taken to 4 days trip to Kurukshetra and Chandigarh. The trip was organized as a part of Photography project to be undertaken by the students.
  • Students were taken to Max Muller Bhawan to attend Urban lens Film Festival. This festival gave them an exposure to some documentaries and short films.
  • Students of final year were taken to 3 day trip to Shimla-Kufri.
  • A group of students participated in the programme on INDIA TV and interacted with the film stars like Ajay Devgan, Kareen Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar
  • A group of students attended the famous progarmme “AAP KI ADALAT”
  • A group of students were taken to TOI press to understand the newspaper printing process.
  • Students of second year were taken to a 3 day trip to Jim Corbett and Nainital.
  • Students were taken to International Film Festival held at Goa organized by GOI. This festival gives an exposure to national as well as international films.
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