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Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication

Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication

Passionate about journalism? Want to make a career in mass media as a journalist or get into television and radio broadcasting? Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication is a good option for making an entry into this field. Get the details of this course and the job prospects.

Course Name: Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication
Stream: Journalism, Media & Communication
Course Category: Journalism
Duration: 1 Year


A career in journalism and mass communication is a rewarding one. In this field you get to work with print media like newspapers, magazines, periodicals or with channels and media houses who are into radio and television broadcasting. There’s a third kind of media and that’s the digital media. The information technology boon has to the spread of internet and web based services far and wide. All the three kinds, print, broadcast and the digital media are expanding rapidly in the country and abroad. This facilitates today’s generation to take up journalism or mass communication as a career choice and make a mark in this field.

Eligibility and course duration

Graduates from any stream can apply for the course. Applicants may have to sit for an online admission test followed by an interview. Admission criteria may differ among institutes. Some may stress on cut-off marks, some on experience.

Duration of this course is generally 1 year.

Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A J Kidwai Mass Communication Research CentreJamia Millia Islamia UniversityDelhi
A.d.n. Institute of Paramedical SciencesIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityMaharashtra
Abhinav Institute of Technology & ManagementTilak Maharashtra VidyapeethMaharashtra
Amity School of Distance LearningAmity University Uttar Pradesh
Asian School of Media StudiesPunjab Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College(Autonomous)Madurai Kamaraj UniversityTamil Nadu
Dayanand Anglo Vedic CollegeHemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
DiCT Education CenterIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Dodla Kausalyama College For WomenSri Venkateswara UniversityAndhra Pradesh
Garware Institute Of Career Education And DevelopmentUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
Indian Institute of Journalism & New MediaKarnatak UniversityKarnataka
Jai Arihant InstituteKumaun UniversityUttarakhand
Khajuraho Institute of Hotel Management And TourismSam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences Uttar Pradesh
Khajuraho Institute of Hotel Management And Tourism(KIHMT)Indira Gandhi National Open UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Kumar Institute of Journalism and MediaMakhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita VishwavidyalayaUttar Pradesh
Motilal Nehru Degree CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Nehru Gram Bharti UniversityUttar Pradesh
RK College of System, Management and College of Law, FirozabadDr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University(Agra University)Uttar Pradesh
Rupahi CollegeGauhati UniversityAssam
Sadhna Academy for Media StudiesGuru Jambeshwar UniversityUttar Pradesh
Sarvodaya College of Technology & ManagementPunjab Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
Sikh National College, BangaGuru Nanak Dev UniversityPunjab
Swami Sarvanand Institute of Engineering Technology And SciencePunjab Technical UniversityPunjab
Vinayakrao Patil MahavidyalayaDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra

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More about the course

Expansion in print media, television channels, FM channels and internet has led to a massive growth in this sector. Cheaper and better technology in printing and broadcasting has helped in the growth. Increasing awareness and literacy among the masses, has brought a wider range of the population under the coverage of the mass media. The explosive growth has created a shortage of people trained in this field. This postgraduate courses tries to bridge that shortage. The curriculum stresses on industry relevant skills and helps build a strong foundation in journalism and mass communication. The course also gets you with on-the-job experience to make you industry ready on completion. A few topics that get covered during the course are history of Indian journalism, communication, mass media, news editing, reporting, advertising, public relations, TV and radio journalism.

Job opportunities

With such a rapidly expanding field, it’s no wonder that there are lots of job opportunities in this field. In the broadcasting sector there are a number of television and radio channels to select as your job destination. Periodicals, national dailies, regional newspapers, magazines are some other media channels where you can opt to work. You can get into news reporting, reading, editing, anchoring, recording, feature writing, sports columnist or a dozens of other roles in the media segment. One can also get into advertising and public relations on the strength of this course. With suitable experience, one can get into entrepreneurship too.

Post Graduate Diploma Journalism & Mass Communication Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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