|30 K-2.75 L INR annual|
|SET, IPU CET|
Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) is an undergraduate program that provides aspirants with knowledge about various journalistic skills in mass media such as newspapers, television, radio, internet etc. It also informs students about various technology, equipment and software involved in mass media.
The duration of the course is three years and is divided into six equal semesters. BJMC is a right career choice for the aspirants who have always been curious and inquisitive about the issues and events happening around the world. They should have a good flair for writing and reporting the events to the vast audience through the mass media mediums. Such candidates ideally possess the ability to write well including editing and web writing along with good communication and analytical skills.
Check out the major course highlights of BJMC.
|Course Name||Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication|
|Course Type||Degree Programme|
Annual Course Fee
?30,000 - ?2,75,000
Average Initial Salary
?1,50,000 - ?6,00,000 LPA
Minimum Academic Requirement
Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement
50% or More
University-Level Entrance Exam or Merit-based
Government and Private Sectors, TV Channels, Radio, Newspapers, etc
Mentioned below are the eligibility requirements to get admission in BJMC course in India.
Following are some of the popular BJMC Entrance Exams:
Fundamentals of Communication Skills
History of Media
Fundamentals of Computers
Fundamentals of Journalism
Writing for Media Theory
English Literature 1 & 2
Writing for Media Practical
Radio Broadcasting Theory
Public Relations Theory
TV Broadcasting Theory & Practical
Advertising Theory & Practical
Public Relations Practical
Photojournalism Theory & Practical
Environment & Media
Advanced Media Research
Media Law & Ethics
Internet & New Media Theory
Basic Media Research
Internet & New Media Theory
Magazine Journalism Theory & Practical
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A plethora of job options is available for students with a BJMC degree both in government and the private sector. Candidates who want to pursue a higher degree in the respective field can go opt for master’s and other research programs to broaden their perspective that can provide them with better employment opportunities. As aspirants with a master’s degree are offered better job roles and salary packages. Listed below are job roles and employment areas suitable for a BJMC graduate:
The job responsibilities vary from role to role. However, the main aim is to cover newsworthy stories in an efficient manner for the general audience.
The annual salary package for a fresher is between Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. It varies depending on the organisation one is working in, job profile and their professional skills. The different average salary package for different job roles are mentioned below.
|Job Profile||Average Salary Package|
|Journalist||INR 3.5 LPA|
|Media Consultant||INR 6.2 LPA|
|Social Media Manager||INR 3.5 LPA|
|Photojournalist||INR 3.5 LPA|
|Public Relations Specialist||INR 5.6 LPA|
|News Analyst||INR 6.8 LPA|
The admission process for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) course varies from one college to another. In most college, they conduct their own entrance exam for the selection of the student followed by Personal Interview (PI) and Group Discussion (GD). In some colleges, the admission will be done on merit basis, based on the candidate's performance in Class 12th examinations. Some colleges also select students solely based on their performance in Personal Interview/ Group Discussion/ Work Experience.
Some of the popular Entrance Exams for BJMC are mentioned below:-
IIMC Entrance Exam, Indian Institute of Journalism & Mass Communication
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