B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

No. of Seats 58 (UR: 27, OBC: 15 , SC: 9, ST: 4, EWS: 3)

The media industry has evolved over the years creating a huge demand for trained media professionals. Keeping this perspective, the Department of Development Communication and Extension is offering a three year BA Honours course in Journalism from the academic year 2017- 18.

The Journalism programme is designed to give women an effective voice in the world of media. The department has a well-qualified faculty from varied fields of Development communication, Journalism and Mass Communication. They have several years of experience of working with traditional, print and electronic media. The teaching methodology incorporates lectures, workshops, field visits, talks by eminent media personalities and emphasizes independent projects and extensive written assignments. The department has a state-of-the-art audio studio for production of radio programs besides having equipment for photography and video production. The students are encouraged to develop critical awareness of not only the values and purpose of journalism but also the political, social and economic contexts in which journalism operates. They will be sensitized to the role and power of media as an agent of change and as a pillar of democracy.

Minimum Eligibility Requirement for Admission to
BA (Hons) Journalism