Department of Mass Communication
A decade back, mass communication classes used to have only a handful of students, but now the scenario has changed immensely. The vast job opportunities thrown up by it in different areas like newspapers, journals, advertising firms, radio, production houses, publication houses, and television are enough to fascinate any student towards taking up this course vis-à-vis others. Apart from the number of jobs, the challenge, creative satisfaction, and good remuneration package of these jobs are some of the other factors for students to move towards them. Plus, if one wants a name and fame, this is the best field. By taking up professions like radio jockeys or anchors, one can shoot to fame instantly. The mass communication course encompasses various streams. A student can study anything he wants, from advertising to journalism to public relations.
- Diploma in Journalism - 1 year
- Bachelors in Journalism - 3 years
- P.G. Diploma in Journalism – 1 year
The job profiles for these candidates are Presenter, Public Relations Officer, Radio Jockey (RJ), Feature Writer, Art Director, Editor, Floor Manager, Sound Engineer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Correspondent, TV Correspondent, Transmission Executive, Sound Technician, Screenwriter, Reporter, Proof Reader, etc. The various employment areas for them are blogs, radio and television companies, websites, central information service, advertising agencies, broadcasting corporations, legal affairs departments, photography companies, press information bureaus, periodicals and magazines, etc. Some government organizations that offer candidates who have completed mass communication courses are AIR-All India Radio, Doordarshan, etc.