BJMC - Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication


BJMC Course Overview

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

At IMS Ghaziabad, 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 along with field trips, study tours, projects and an intensive internship structure to help enrich the learning process in the programme.

IMS Ghaziabad promises excellency and is one of the pioneer Institutes to offer Mass Media education. IMS offers a three-year full-time degree course- Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC), affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut.If one aspires to communicate his/her ideas and thoughts among the masses, then Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) is the right choice. This course enables one to become industry-ready.

Careers in Journalism

TV Channels

  • Reporting
  • Anchoring
  • Script Writing
  • Camera Handling
  • Sound Recording
  • News Production
  • Editing
  • Graphic Designing
  • Advertisement Production

Radio

  • Program Host / Presenter
  • Radio Jockey
  • Program Production
  • Sound Recording
  • Copy Writing
  • Advertising Production

Digital Media

  • Content Writer
  • Content Strategist
  • Content Editor
  • Social Media Manager
  • Blogger

Advertisement

  • Copy Writing
  • Visualisation and production
  • Creative Designing
  • Brand Management
  • Image Management

Corporate Communication & PR

  • Writing For Business
  • Corporate Communication strategist
  • Advertising and Brand Management
  • PR professional
  • PR writing
  • Image and Identity Management
  • Brand Communication
  • Media Relations

Print Media

  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Photo Journalism
  • Feature Writing
  • Graphic Designing

Production House

  • Script writing
  • Production
  • Coordination
  • Multimedia
  • Graphics and Animation
  • Art and Creative Visualization

News Reading and Anchoring
  • News Reading for Radio
  • News Reading for Television
  • Voice Control and Modulation
  • TV Anchoring: Concepts & Techniques
  • Moderating the Programme

TV News Reading and Anchoring course offered at IMS is a complete package which aims at enhancing the required skill set of the students to excel in the particular field. The course aims to expose its students to the techniques employed in radio jockeying as well as anchoring for live events & television shows with an added advantage of learning news reading complexities.

Event Management
  • Basic Concepts
  • Planning and Designing
  • Managing Event Elements
  • Co-ordination and Execution

From the smallest business meetings to the largest global music festivals, an event is the product of meticulous planning, faultless execution and skilled management. IMS Ghaziabad (University Courses Campus) is proud to offer specialization in Event Management which is one ofthe most demanding areas of the journalism field.

Graphic Designing and Layout
  • Tools of Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Concepts of Lay-Out and InDesign

At IMS special importance is given to practical specializations such as Graphic Designing and Layout,as the subject itself is the basic demand of the industry. Most job opportunities occur in this area and students get an upper hand if they are equipped with such knowledge.

Photography and Video Film Making
  • Camera Techniques and Composition
  • Video Camera Techniques
  • Storyboard

A The Film Making course at IMS is specially designed for those students who want to learn film-making & direction, with all technical knowledge including Cinematography, Sound Recording & Sound Designing, Editing & Post Production - DI (Digital Intermediate) other than theoretical & aesthetic inputs in Film Direction, we add something very important in the Film Making Course, which is hands-on, practical training in all the technical departments of Filmmaking.

Digital Content Marketing
  • Marketing Tools on Internet
  • Networking
  • Affiliate marketing and other Formats

Digital marketing is something, which plays an important role in every marketing field such as PR, media and communication.Digital media is the medium, through which the marketing professionals can reach out and understand their customers.

In addition to the above mentioned specializations, Value-Added courses in Personality Development Programme (PDP), as well as Hindi and English language and writing,are taught to the students.

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM
FIRST YEAR
SEMESTER I
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
SECOND YEAR
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
THIRD YEAR
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
VALUE ADDED MODULES
1st Semester 2nd Semester
PDP 1.1 Self Discovery PDP 1.2 Grooming & Communication Etiquette
VA-1 Hindi language VA-2 Hindi Writing
3rd Semester 4th Semester
PDP 2.1 Attitude Building PDP 2.2 Professional Communication
VA -3 English Language VA -4 English Writing
5th Semester
PDP 3.1 Employability Preparation Module VA -5 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.

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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, AajTak, 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, AajTak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc. For details click here

BJMC is the flagship course of IMS Ghaziabad for the 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,AmarUjala, India TV, AajTak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc.

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

  • 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 passing marks for SC and ST candidates from a recognized Board/ University.
  • Candidates appearing for 10+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:- https://imsuc.nopaperforms.com .
  • Registration Process starts from January 2020
  • Candidates seeking admission in BJMC are required to meet the Admission Counsellor in the Institute Premisesor Register Online.
  • Admission is confirmed on the basis of Merit & Interaction
  • Candidate having two or more than two 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 under various categories are provided to the students. For details click here

Duration: 3 years Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent

Or

Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination or awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Their candidature, however, shall be considered, subject to their clearing the qualifying examination.

Admission Process:

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.