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    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

    About Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism is a course where students learn to produce news and reports for print, broadcast, and online media. The course is thoughtfully designed and offers a combination of as well as related practical classes, students also acquire essential research, writing, and critical reasoning skills while developing conceptual foundations for creative inquiry.

    After completing a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism students can get jobs with some of India’s best-known TV news networks-Aaj Tak, Dilli Aaj Tak, Tez and print, and online news channels such as India Today, Business Today, etc.

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Course Highlights

    The major highlights of the Diploma in Broadcast Journalism are shown follows:

    Level of Programme

    Diploma Level

    Course Name

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

    Duration of Course

    2 Years

    Minimum Qualification

    10+2 or Graduation

    Admission Process

    Merit/ Entrance Exam

    Course Type



    INR 10,000 to INR 3,50,000/-

    Starting Salary

    INR 2 LPA to INR 5 LPA

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Eligibility Criteria

    The minimum eligibility criteria required for the Diploma in Broadcast Journalism is as follows:

    • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examinations or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate in the same.

    • The pass percentage may vary from college to college

    • Candidates with a stronghold on English/ Hindi may be preferred at the time of admission.   

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Admission Process

    Admission to the Diploma in Broadcast Journalism course is either done on the basis of the entrance exam or on the basis of merit.

    Merit-Based Admission:

    In this pathway, candidates are granted admission on the basis of merit i.e., their performance in the last qualifying examination. Those candidates who have the same marks or more mentioned in the cutoff will be eligible for admission.

    Entrance Based Admission:

    In entrance based admission, candidates will have to appear in the entrance examination. Those candidates who qualify the exam will be eligible for Diploma in Broadcast Journalism.

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Course Fee

    The course fee for Diploma in Broadcast Journalism varies from one college to another. The average course fee in Government and Private college is as follows:

    Institute Type

    Minimum Annual Fee

    Maximum Annual Fee

    Government or Public College

    Rs 10,000/- 

    Rs 35,000/- 

    Private College

    Rs 50,000 

    Rs 3,50,000/-

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Syllabus

    The syllabus for Diploma in Broadcast Journalism may vary from college to college. Therefore, we have listed the general syllabus for the same:-

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    Introduction to Mass Communication and Communication Technology


    History and theories of Broadcast Journalism


    Visual Communication


    Research for News and Sources of News Reporting


    Media for social change: development communication


    Understanding news, news writing and reporting for TV & Radio


    Indoor & Outdoor Photography


    Video production: videography & studio lighting


    Sound for video production


    Non-Linear Editing


    Basic computer applications


    New Media


    News Anchoring, Interview for Television, Voice Over, Body Language


    Introduction to media management


    Media law & ethics


    Radio & Television current affairs program


    Final project

    Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Career Options and Job Prospects

    After completing a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism there are an ample number of job roles and platforms available, which are as follows:


    Employment  Sectors

    • Colleges & Universities

    • Digital Media Companies

    • Magazines

    • Media & Broadcast Companies

    • Newspapers

    • Radio & Television Stations


    Job Profiles

    • Broadcast Journalist

    • Content Writer

    • Copywriter (Digital media)

    • Reporter/Correspondent

    • Teacher/Lecturer

    Average Salary

    Rs 2,50,000/- to Rs 5,00,000/- LPA

    Related Questions


    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    After completing a Diploma, an aspirant will get a bundle of placement opportunities at NLSIU Bangalore. Top recruiters such as L&L Partners, AZB & Partners and KPMG will hire the deserving candidates. Go through the Placements at NLSIU Bangalore to find out more about it.

    In case of admission related enquiry, do not hesitate to reach out to our admission experts by simply dialling the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or filling-up the Common Application Form. For more questions, write back to us in the QnA zone.

    Thank You


    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    As an alumnus of LPU, I had many friends who did fashion designing and are own working with top brands. LPU has faculty from premier design institutes to sharpen design visualization and execution. Labs and equipment to simulate the industry environment with practical exposure to the fashion industry right from design to merchandising. Option of specialization in Design or Technology. Quality learning has created skilled professionals that are recruit-able much before they graduate.There are 15+ global brands for placement and training,16+ labs to stimulate industry environment and 20+ lifestyle products created every year. School of design alumni are working in best design houses like Anshul Rajwansh (Delhi), Archana Kochhar (Mumbai), Sabeena Bani Ahuja (singapore), Aslam Khan (Delhi), Pam Mehta (Delhi). Companies like H&M, Raymond’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Gini & Jony, Shahi export, Orient Craft selected LPU students. LPU is also a hot ground for fashion start ups Some names include Nidhi & Ankita brand name “Akhyan”, Sumandeep handa brand name “SumanHanda Design ”, Abhishek Harshbardhan brand name “Harshbardhan”, Aditi Brand name “Pankh”, Tanvi Bansal “Modian Designer House” In Academics students do experimental design and production. Students are exposed to fashion shows, craft fairs, industry internships and craft documentation. Intensive exposure to practical work in Pattern making, Draping, Weaving, Printing, Dyeing, Garment Construction labs. Students are given various Live-projects during the course of the program to create commercially viable designs.

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