BJMC Course Details

Degree Bachelors
Full Form Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Duration Course Duration of Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC] is 3 Years.
Age 17-23
Minimum Percentage 50%
Subjects Required Subjects related to (10+2) schooling
Average Fees Incurred INR 15,000 - 8.5 L per annum
Similar Options of Study BA (Journalism), BA (Mass Communication), B.Sc (Communication)
Average Salary Offered INR 4.21 L per annum
Employment Roles Content Writer, Assistant Marketing Manager, Editor, Graphic Designer, Film / Video Editor, Copywriter, Business Development Executive, Senior Copywriter, Content Marketing Manager etc.
Placement Opportunities Media Houses, Advertising Agencies, Broadcasting Corporations, Circulation & Public Relations, Legal Affairs Department, Journals, News Agencies etc.

About Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC]:

  • BJMC full form, Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication is an undergraduate mass communication course duration - 3 years

  • Below mentioned are some of the aspects related to Mass Media and communication which will be encapsulated to the professionals through the BJMC syllabus:

    • Basic journalistic skills in various mass media

    • To expose students to recent developments in media issues and media research

    • To strengthen the foundations for various technologies involved in mass media like computer applications

    • Respective software and hardware in print, radio, television, internet and the likes.

  • Below mentioned are some of the Universities/colleges providing the BJMC course:-
    • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune

    • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi

    • Christ University, Bangalore etc stand among the top BJMC colleges in India.

  • The BJMC course fees will have slight changes depending upon the university or institute
  • An interesting fact about BJMC course is that it enables the students to work in various media like print, radio, television, internet, and in related fields

  • Students can start a full-fledged career in journalism or venture into freelancing.

  • BJMC course details including the syllabus and subjects for each semester is mentioned later in the article
  • The duration of the course is three years and its syllabus is divided into six semesters.

  • The individuals can opt their career in two significant modes of mass media and communication:
    • Print Media- which deals with information through Printing modes like Newspapers and Magazines. 

    • Digital Media- which deals with the circulation of information to the target via Media like News channels, Websites, Apps etc.

  • The aspirant has to attend the Entrance Exams conducted by Individual University/college in accordance with the admission procedure of the respective University/college. 

What is Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]?

What is Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication[B.J.M.C]?

  • The BJMC course duration is 3 years where the professionals will be completely devoted towards the field of Journalism and Mass media communication to be an asset for the same.

  • The job opportunities for the course is divided into two major fields where an aspirant can work diligently for his/her Career growth:

    • Print Media:-

      • Deals with the printing publications for circulation of information like Newspapers and Magazines for mass reach out of the people.

      • Organisations which deals with such:-

        • Indian Express

        • Deccan Herald

        • Daily News and Analysis

    • Digital Media:-

      • Deals with the digital media aspects like TV, Smartphones, Websites etc for reaching out to the people.

      • Organisations which deals with such:-

        • CNN-IBN.

        • Zee News.

        • The Republic.

        • India Today.

  • The BJMC eligibility criteria for the course is that the aspirant should have (10+2) Intermediate pass or equivalent from any stream/subjects.

  • Working in the designations mentioned below are the BJMC job opportunities for the individuals pursuing the course:-
    • Columnist

    • Fashion Photographer

    • News Analyst

    • Public Relations Officer

    • Radio Jockey (RJ).

Why choose Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]?

Why Choose Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication[B.J.M.C]?

  • The Degree Course trains the aspirants regarding editing, writing, photographing etc.

  • After completion of the course, the candidates can go for higher education if they are interested in Master of Journalism & Mass Communication [MJMC]. 

  • Below mentioned are some of the Print Media Organisations which are Employable Partners for the professionals:-
    • Times of India 

    • India Today

    • Hindustan Times

    • The Telegraph

    • The Hindu.

  • Below mentioned are the Digital Media Organisations which are Employable Partners for the professionals:-
    • The Republic

    • Zee News

    • Times Now

    • Ajj Tak

    • India Today

  • Students can also find employment with newspapers, periodicals and magazines, central information service, press information bureau, websites, AIR and TV channels etc after studying BJMC course full form - Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • They can also take up the job of writing for multimedia and the web such as writing news and other articles.

  • They must have a skill for writing precise text adaptive to the environment.

Top Colleges for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]:

Sl. No.

Name of the College

1

Jaipur National University, [JNU] Jaipur

2

Chandigarh University, [CU] Mohali

3

Amity University, [AU] Kolkata

4

Sambalpur University, Sambalpur

5

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune

6

Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi

7

Christ University, Bangalore

8

Manipal Institute of Communications, Manipal

9

Amity School of Communication, Noida

Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]:

 Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication[B.J.M.C.]:

  • The candidate should have 10+2 / Intermediate pass or equivalent from any stream/subjects for Journalism eligibility/ BJMC eligibility

  • Candidates appearing/appeared in qualifying examinations can also apply.

  • The applicants must have all legal and authentic documents for the counselling/admission process which is a common qualification for mass communication courses

Admission Procedure for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]:

Admission procedure for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication[B.J.M.C]:

  • The Aspirant has to download the Application/Admission form for the Entrance Exams for the opted Universities/colleges through their Web sites.

  • The aspirants also have to fill up the form and submit it to the Administration of the opted University/College in prior to the deadline for Submission.

  • The aspirant has to attend the Entrance Exams conducted by Individual University/college in accordance with the admission procedure of the respective University/college. 


Entrance Exams for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]:

  • Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test

  • Xavier Institute of Communications Entrance Exam

  • Asian College of Journalism Entrance Exam

  • Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam

  • International School of Business and Media Entrance Exam

  • Jamia Milia Islamia Entrance Exam

  • Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication


Entrance Exam Pattern for Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication [BJMC]:

English language & Comprehension

25

Logical Reasoning

25

General Awareness

25

Media Aptitude

25

Total Number of Questions

100

Time Alotted

90 Minutes

See Various Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC] Colleges in India

Fee Structure of Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC] in India

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Fee Structure by State for Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC]

All Over India

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Public Colleges
₹ 6,000 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 2.20 Lakh
 
₹ 30,000 (Average Fee)
Private Colleges
₹ 75,000 (Minimum Fee) (Maximum Fee) ₹ 1.75 Lakh
 
₹ 1.46 Lakh (Average Fee)

Madhya Pradesh

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Public Colleges
₹ 6,000 ₹ 36,000
 
₹ 11,650

Punjab

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Private Colleges
₹ 33,150 ₹ 2.67 Lakh
 
₹ 1.18 Lakh

Rajasthan

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Private Colleges
₹ 60,000 ₹ 2.70 Lakh
 
₹ 1.08 Lakh

Uttar Pradesh

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Public Colleges
₹ 7,776 ₹ 1.20 Lakh
 
₹ 30,000
Private Colleges
₹ 16,500 ₹ 5.55 Lakh
 
₹ 1.23 Lakh

Uttarakhand

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Private Colleges
₹ 92,200 ₹ 3 Lakh
 
₹ 1.76 Lakh

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC] Reviews

Ayush
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [B.J.M.C.], batch of 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10

There was an interview held in college. If u qualify the interview, you are selected and the candidate should complete their 12th board with good marks in order to get admission in BJMC course.

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Himanshu
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [B.J.M.C.], batch of 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Criteria for admission is 12th pass out and no examination is taken by the university and only 12th pass is compulsory

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Prince Jindal
Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [B.J.M.C.], batch of 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
5/10

You should have 12 qualified with a recognised college scored more than 50% in 12 examinations.  Small interview by department director whatever you choose the course.

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