Thursday, April 23, 2009

Courses for Journalism and mass communication

1...Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha (GGSIP) University
The seven institutes under GGSIP University offer a total of 550 seats for the Bachelor’s programmes in journalism and mass communication .Students should have completed their class XII exam under CBSE or an equivalent board with a minimum of 50% aggregate to be eligible for the course.The common entrance test (CET) will be held on June 4.centre for media studies ,GGSIPU,25% of the test is dedicated to language skills (English)and comprehension,25% of it is based on general awareness,25% of it is based on reasoning and the remaining 25% is dedicated to media aptitude.the paper contains a total of 150 objective-type questions.each question carries four marks and is provided with four alternative answers.there is negative marking for incorrect answers.the two and half hour test carries 600 marks
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2....AJK Mass Communication Research centre (MCRC),Jamia Millia Islamia.Six courses are offered by MCRC at postgraduate level in the field of mass communication .while the Diploma programmes are of one year’s to the test pattern of the MA courses,MO Siddiqui,professor of journalism at MCRC,explains that the test for the convergent journalism at MCRC,explains that the test for the convergent journalism programme will be divided into two parts –A and B.‘part A’ comprises 100 multiple choice questions,each carrying one mark.’part B’ consists of five descriptive questions(15 marks each).25 marks will be allotted to one’s writing style,command over the language and addition,45 marks will be reserved for interview and 55 marks for portfolio presentation.The entrance test for a Master’s in mass communication programme camprises two papers.the first paper(200 marks)is designed to evaluate general knowledge and aptitude while the second paper (40 marks)is designed to gauge the candidate’s analytical addition ,100 marks is accorded to portfolio presentation.this should pertain to media related activities.for more information candidates can refer to the website
3....Indian Institute of Mass Communication,Delhi
The Master’s programme in mass communication,offered by the Indian institute of mass communication(IIMc),Delhi,has a totle of 220 seats.There are 55 seats each for print journalism in hindi and English.there are 45 seats for broadcast journalism and 65 seats for advertising and communications.The entrance test is scheduled for may 19.candidates are assessed on the basis of their observation powers,analytical skills and creativity.pradhan informs that the entrance test is of 85 marks,followed by a group discussion and interview comprising 15 marks.Graduates in any discipline who have scored at least 50% marks are eligible to apply.the application forms are currently on sale.

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