i am prajakta. i am just passed out b.a. i want to pursue journalism. i wanted to know about the institutions which give the certified course in journalism. i also want to know about the duration and job opportunities. so please guide me soon.
Job Prospects of Journalism Job prospects: You can be working in any of these Newspapers, Magazines and periodicals, News agencies, National television and radio, Private television channels and FM channels, Regional press bureau of international papers/agencies/networks, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Government of India), Related government agencies like Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, Directorate of Field Publicity, Press sections of public and private sector corporations and Freelancer/stringer among other options. Future Scope of Journalism Future Scope: The scope of mass communication is wide and is increasing with greater diversification of the media. The information explosion has brought home the urgency of being able to express more diverse and complex ideas, news and viewpoints more quickly and concisely than ever before. New publications appear on the news stands each year. Vernacular papers are currently in circulation and the number is growing, creating a larger demand for writers with an ability to grasp situations and translate them into words in the shortest possible time List of Institutes that offer courses in Journalism (Note : This list is indicative not exhaustive) Post Graduation in Journalism University of Pune Ranade Institute Campus, Fergusson College Road, Pune 411 004 Course: Master of Communication & Journalism. Eligibility: Graduate in any subject recognised by University / 10+5 Diploma Course Equivalent to degree. Duration: 1 Year Admission Procedure: Aptitude Test-Personal Interview-Academic Record. Course Expenses: Contact the Institute for further details. School of Broadcasting and Communication (SBC) 108, Building # 4, Kamdhenu Centre, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri (West), Mumbai – 53. URL: www.sbc.ac.in Courses: Master of Journalism – 2 years MA in Broadcast Journalism – 2 years MA in advertising and Public Relation – 2 years MA in Mass Communication – 2 years MA in Multimedia and Commercial Arts – 2 years Post Graduate Diploma in Video Production – 1 year Entrance Test – All India on Mid June. Last Date of Submission: Mid June. Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita , Viswavidyalaya , P B RSN 560, Trieochan Nagar , E 8 Area Colony , Bhopal 462016 Course: Masters In 1 Journalism, 2 Broadcast Journalism , 3 Communication And Public Relations Duration: 2 Years Eligibility: 1 10+2 , 2 Graduation , 3 Graduation Admission: Entrance Test Notification: April / May Post Graduate diplomas in Journalism Institute: Garware Institute Of Career Education & Development Vidyanagari, Kalina, Santacruz (East), Mumbai-400098. Course: Diploma in Communication and Journalism Eligibility: Graduate in any Discipline. Admission Procedure: Entrance test Institute: St. Xaviers Institute of Communication St. Xaviers College Campus, Building No.3, 1st Floor, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai Course: Diploma in Journalism and Mass Media Eligibility: Graduation. Duration: 1 Year K.C.College of Management Studies Churchgate, Mumbai –400020 Course: Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism Type: Part time Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate in any subject with 50% marks. PDN College of Communications Mgmt., Somani College, Chowpatty, Mumbai 400007 Course: PG Diploma in Journalism K.J. Somaiya Institute of Journalism & Mass Communication, Vidyanagri, Vidyavihar, Mumbai – 400 077. Course: PG Dip. in Journalism and Communication Type: Part Time Eligibility: Graduation University of Pune Ranade Institute Campus, Fergusson College Road, Pune 411 004 Course: Diploma in Journalism Eligibility: Graduation Duration: 2 Years Institute: Asian Media Institute Kasturi Centre, 2, Anna Salai, Chennai 600 002 URL: www.asianmedia.org Course: Post-graduate journalism education programme Streams: Print, Broadcast amd New Media. Duration: 1 year Selection: Admission is based on the scores obtained in the written test and the interview Exam Details: Written test - General English and General Knowledge. Exam Date: Administered at various centres around the country in mid-June. Asian College Of Journalism, Kasturi Centre , 2 , Anna Salai , Chennai 600002 Course: P.G.D. In Journalism Duration: 1 Year Notification: May / June Eligibility: Graduation. Admission Procedure: Entrance test - interview