B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication is a 3-year undergraduate course divided into 6 semesters. The minimum eligibility for the course is a 10+2 or equivalent qualification in any stream, from a recognized educational Board, with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course has been designed to offer enrolled students Basic journalistic skills in various mass media, to expose students to recent developments in media issues and media research. B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course also provides professional familiarity with the various technologies involved in mass media like computer applications, respective software and hardware applied in print, radio, television, internet and such forms of media.

About B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication

Journalism is the correspondence of information between the news and the general population. Journalism is fundamentally founded upon standards of truth, autonomy, and transparency. Mass communication tools such as radio, TV, portable, web-based social networking fall within the purview of mass communication.

A journalist or writer covers relevant information or data related to business, culture, governmental issues, financial matters, history, amusement, and games, etc.

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication program is best suited for eligible candidates with interest in, and aptitude for investigation and reporting of happenings, issues, trends, and stories around the world to a vast audience through mediums like newspapers, magazine, television, internet, etc.

Such candidates would ideally possess the ability to think analytically, and write across platforms, including web writing and copy editing.

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course has been designed to train enrolled students in skills of editing, writing, photographing, etc. Such professionals are typically employed with newspapers, periodicals and magazines, central information services, press information bureaus, websites, AIR and TV channels.

Successful graduates of the course can also take up job positions involving writing for multimedia and the web, such as writing news and other articles. They must have the requisite skills for writing precise news stories adaptive to contexts and settings.

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication: Eligibility 

Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfill, in order to be eligible to apply for B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course.

·         Successful completion of the 10+2 level of education in any stream, completed from a recognized university.

·         A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) at the 10+2 level.

B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication: Admission Process

Most institutes offering B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges. A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.


Colleges offering BA Journalism and Mass Communication

Kasturi Ram College of Higher Education

Kasturi Ram College of Higher Education (KRCHE) affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi was established in the year 2005 by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of GGSIP University, Prof. K. K. Aggarwal under the aegis of Kasturi Ram Research Centre for Science &... View More

Nitte Institute Of Communication

   Nitte Institute of Communication is runs by Nitte Educational Trust.  Its aim is to provide new class media professionals to students who are going to develop reflective understanding of media in country. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in media and... View More


Established in 1999, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) became a constituent college of Nitte (Deemed to be University) in 2009. The Institution is named after its founder, the visionary, Late Justice K S Hegde, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Speaker of the... View More

Kodaikanal Christian College

About UsKodaikanal Christian College is a private, self-financing, autonomous college in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India. Founded on 12 October 1994, KCC is the first arts and science college to be established at Kodaikanal by the House of Abrahams... View More

NMSM Government College

About the CollegeNMSM College , a premier institution in Wayanad under the direct control of Government of Kerala was established in the year 1981.Started in a rented building at Kalpetta. In the year 1983, the College moved to its permanent campus enclosed by a green and... View More

WMO Arts and Science College

About WMOIt was like carving life out of solid, hard and tough realities. When Wayanad was soaked in the tears of poverty and disease, a group of people ventured to wipe them out. Their sole inspiration was the dedication and vision of Abdul Rahman Bafaqui Thangal. That was... View More

St. Joseph's College Devagiri

About CampusSt. Joseph’s College is situated on a small hill of scenic beauty known as ‘Devagiri’ which means the ‘Hill of God.’ The campus spreads across 25 acres of land covered with green shady trees and lush vegetation. The College is endowed with excellent... View More

Oriental Group of Educational Institutions

Oriental Group of Educational Institutions (OGEI) one of the Top Hotel Management College in Kerala spread over 28 acres of land in three different campuses is located at Lakkidi and Vythiri, Wayanad District of Kerala on the NH 212. It is owned and managed by the Malabar... View More
The graduation type of BA Journalism and Mass Communication is UG
The occupied stream of BA Journalism and Mass Communication is Arts & Humanities
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