B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

No. of Seats 46 (UR: 24 , SC: 7, ST: 3 , OBC: 12 )

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

Minimum eligibility to apply for BA (Hons) Journalism is an aggregate of 45% marks and must have passed English language in Senior Secondary School Certificate examination (Class XII) of the Central Board of Secondary Education or an examination recognized as equivalent there to.
The merit shall be determined on the basis of English language and three best academic/elective subjects.

Course contents

BA Journalism is an ideal course for students who desire to pursue a career in traditional and new media. The program syllabus incorporates all aspects of news reporting, photography, print and electronic journalism, media management, gender and human rights as well as advertising and public relation to open numerous possibilities for an illustrious career in the expanding media industry.


On completion of the course, the students can either get placements in the media and allied industries either through the college placement cell or through the centralized placement cell of the University of Delhi. Those desirous of pursuing higher education could opt for Master's or Diploma programmes in Mass Communication, Development Communication, Journalism, Media and Governance or Advertising and Public Relations as they are the related areas.

The challenging world of media awaits you !!