A decade back, mass communication classes used to had only a handful number of students but now scenario has changed immensely. The vast job opportunities thrown 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 number of jobs, the challenge, creative satisfaction and good remuneration package that these jobs are some of the other factors for the students to move towards it. Plus, if one wants name and fame this is the best field. By taking up professions like Radio Jockeys or Anchors one can shot to fame instantly. Mass communication course encompasses various streams. From advertising to Journalism to Public Relations, a student can opt for any field (s) he likes.
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 Telecasting Companies, Websites, Central Information Service, Advertising Agencies, Broadcasting Corporations, Legal Affairs Department, Photography Companies, Press Information Bureau, Periodicals and Magazines, etc. Some government organizations that offer candidates who have completed mass communication courses are AIR - All India Radio, Doordarshan, etc.