BJMC - Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (Duration: 3 Years)
>In a democratic society, media plays a vital role in shaping up its citizens. With the rising trend about what is happening around the globe- Journalism & Mass Communication as an academic discipline, has rapidly acquired importance and has become a major attraction for the students. Therefore, there is a crucial need for a strong foundation for the young students aspiring for a career in this wide field.
IMS Ghaziabad promises excellency and is one of the pioneer Institutes to offer Mass Media education. IMS offers three-year full time degree course- Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) whichis affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut.
At IMS Ghaziabad, special emphasis is laid on creating an environment where the students pursuing BJMC course get opportunities to interact with senior professionals and gain hands-on experience in their chosen field of activity. The course design incorporates lively theoretical lectures, practical sessions, tutorials, classroom presentations and take-home assignments. Field trips, study tours, projects and an intensive internship structure help to enrich learning process in the programme.
Our students train with renowned TV Channels, radio stations, newspaper /magazine offices and news agencies. Frequent workshops and discussions with eminent media personalities are also organized for the students.
Apart from the regular university syllabus, IMS Ghaziabad offers specializations to ensure intensive exposure to the students’ preferred field of activity. These specializations begin in the third semester and the students may choose from the offered specializations. Every student gets two such specializations through the second and third years of the course.
Also, Value-Added courses in Personality Development Programme (PDP) as well as Hindi and English language and writing.
Careers in Journalism
- Script Writing
- Camera Handling
- Sound Recording
- News Production
- Graphic designing
- Advertisement Production
- Program Host/Presenter
- Radio Jockey
- Program Production
- Sound Recording
- Copy Writing
- Advertising Production
- Content Writer
- Content Strategist
- Content Editor
- Social Media Manager
- Copy Writing
- Visualization and Production
- Creative Designing
- Brand Management
- Image Management
Corporate Communication & PR
- Writing for businesses
- Corporate Communication strategist
- Advertising and Brand Management
- PR professional
- PR writing
- Image and Identity Management
- Brand Communication
- Media Relations
Magazines and Newspaper
- Photo Journalism
- Feature Writing
- Graphic Designing
- Script writing
- Graphics and Animation
- Art and Creative Visualization
Each of these certificate courses shall be spread over two semesters. Students may choose one specialization stream out of the two offered courses at the onset of third semester. In fifth semester, they may choose another specialization out of the three offered courses.
|Semester||News Reading & Anchoring||Event Management|
|Third||News Reading for Radio||Basic Concepts|
|News Reading on TV|
|Voice Control and Modulations||Planning and Designing|
|Fourth||TV Anchoring : Concepts & Techniques||Managing Event Elements|
|Moderating the Programme||Co-ordination and Execution|
|Semester||Graphic Designing & Layout||Photography & Video Film-making||Digital Content Marketing|
|Fifth||Tools of Photoshop & Illustrator||Camera: Techniques & Compositions||Marketing Tools on Internet|
|Sixth||Concepts of Lay-Out & Indesign||Video Camera Techniques||Networking|
|Storyboard||Affiliate Marketing and Other Formats|
Stepping into the future to Shape the NEXT
The School of Journalism & Mass Communication prepares students to meet the future requirements of communication industries. Thus, theoretical knowledge is brushed up with practicals and hands-on experience. This transformation helps students achieve the next level.
Classrooms equipped with projectors having online connectivity for audio-visual shows, news programs, clippings, power presentation lectures, diagrams and graphics.
ULTRA MODERN LABORATORIES
The studio and labs of the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication match industry standards for real-time training. The Audio-Visual, Radio studio and the Print Media lab are properly equipped with high-tech production facilities.
IMS offers the facility of Campus Radio for its students. The students run, record and edit their programmes. This enables students to have an experience of live telecasting. The campus radio has its own production and recording facilities.
IMS TODAY (Newspaper)
IMS runs monthly newspaper by the name- IMS Today. The newspaper is wholly managed by the students, which helps them to understand the nuances of print media. They also help them to remain updated regarding the various current affairs.
|SEMESTER I||SEMESTER II|
|202||Introduction to Mass Communication||202||Introduction to Journalism|
|202||Computer Basics||202||Constitution and Indian Political System|
|203||Value Education||203||Indian Social System|
|204||General Hindi||204||General English|
|205||Course Related Practicals - Viva||205||Course Related Practicals - Viva|
|SEMESTER III||SEMESTER IV|
|302||Print Media-I (Reporting)||402||Print Media-II (Editing)|
|302||Indian Economic System||402||Social Media|
|303||Electronic Media-I (Radio)||403||Public Relation and Corporate Communication|
|304||Media Laws||404||Electronic Media-II (Television)|
|305||Course Related Practicals-Viva||405||Course Related Practicals-Viva|
|SEMESTER V||SEMESTER VI|
|502||Advertising||602||Print Media Practical-Viva|
|502||Development Communication||602||Radio Practical-Viva|
|503||Mass Media Writing Skills||603||TV Practical-Viva|
|504||Digital Journalism||604||New Media Practical-Viva|
|505||Course Related Practicals-Viva||605||Project-Viva|
|1st Semester||2nd Semester|
|PDP 2.2||Self Discovery||PDP 2.2||Grooming & Communication Etiquette|
|VA- 1||Hindi language||VA-1||Hindi Writing|
|3rd Semester||4th Semester|
|PDP 2.2||Attitude Building||PDP 2.2||Professional Communication|
|VA 2||English Language||VA 3||English Writing|
|PDP 3.2||Employability Preparation Module||VA||Advance Hindi / English Writing|
IMS has a dedicated team of qualified faculty mentors who are experts in their subjects and have several years of industry, academic and research experience. The core faculty team is topped up with Guest speakers and Visiting Faculty.
Learning is a continuous process at IMS, and the institute organizes Faculty Development Programmes on regular basis, introducing faculty members to latest innovative pedagogies, new knowledge, concepts and technologies that help them stay up-to-date. View Faculty Profile
Corporate Connect and Placements
After the completion of the BJMC course, students are open to plethora of career options both in India and in abroad. The students can choose career in various sectors like Radio, TV, Print Journalism, Digital Media, Public Relations, Event Management and Corporate Branding.
• Live Projects & Internships:
At IMS Ghaziabad, students undertake Live Projects which enables them to achieve a deeper understanding of the subject and also help them to gain practical experience.
The institute offers internships in distinguished Media Organizations such as- The Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express, Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7, Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc.
Outstanding performances of our students have won them accolades and have also earned them pre-placement offers by established organizations.
• Final Placements:
BJMC is a program that enables students to acquire theoretical as well as practical knowledge of the real world and thus equips students to work in the corporate arena. Students have been placed at attractive packages in leading Media Organizations like- The Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express,Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc.
BJMC is the flagship course of IMS Ghaziabad for last 11 years. The students who once learned skills in the classrooms are now practitioners and experts in the industry. The large alumni base is studded with eminent alumni working at senior positions in leading media organisations like- Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express,Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc.
Student Driven Clubs
Learning by doing is the philosophy that IMS believes in. There are more than 20 student driven clubs, divided into two categories- Life skill based clubs and Employability skill or Domain Clubs. The clubs are owned and managed by a student council and have monthly agenda, meetings and an event calendar that is prudently followed for maximum opportunity and skill based learning outside classrooms. For details click here
Eligibility for Admission
- Candidates seeking admission to the BJMC Programme must have passed 10+2 (or its equivalent) examination in any stream with a minimum of 45% marks for General and OBC candidates and pass marks for SC and ST candidates from a recognized Board/ University. Or
- Candidates appearing for +2 examination or awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Their candidature, however, shall be considered, subject to their clearing the qualifying examination.
- Interested Candidates can obtain Application forms from Admission Office at IMS, Ghaziabad. Candidates can also fill the Online inquiry form by clicking on the following link:- http://www.imsuc.ac.in/apply-online-query.php.
- Registration Process starts from April 2018
- Candidates seeking admission in BJMC are required to meet the Admission Counselor in the Institute Premises.
- Admission is confirmed on the basis of merit & interaction
- Candidate having 2 or more than 2 Years gap after XII need to submit a Gap Year Certificate
Documents required for Admission:
- Photocopy of X & XII mark sheets (With Originals)
- Photocopy of Passing Certificates (With Original)
- Photocopy of Migration Certificate (With Original)
- 4 recent Passport size photographs
- Gap Year Certificate (In case Gap of 2 or more than 2 years after XII)
Scholarships & Awards:
Scholarships & Awards under various categories are provided to the students. For details click here