B.A. (Broadcast Journalism)

Introduction:

Journalism has played a massive role in our society since the days of print journalism. Then came the radio, the television and now the almighty internet – the journalism world has been continually evolving with new technological advances. while the primary role of journalism was to keep the public abreast with all the news and current affairs around the world, there is so much more to it.

Broadcast Journalism degree course not only imparts the technical skills that are needed to reach out to audiences via a variety of mass media like, TV, radio, video, and the internet, but also teaches our budding journalists to wield their influence wisely and ethically. In a world driven by all things digital, we emphasize on equipping our students with key skills that they need in order to thrive in the broadcast space. Our broadcast journalism degree course bodes well in the modern journalism arena (compared to regular mass communication courses) since it focuses on internet, television and radio journalism as opposed to traditional print journalism.

Objectives:

  • To understand concept, nature and process of Media.
  • To understand various dimensions of news in different forms of media.
  • To gain in depth knowledge of Reporting and Anchoring for Television News Media. To develop news writing skills for News Media.
  • To be able to produce and Anchor various programs in studio.
  • To develop understanding about various aspects of media production and technology.​​​​​

​​​​​Program Highlights:

  • Practical Training in News production.
  • Training from experts in Reporting skills. Dedicated training to various News Beats.
  • Training from professionals in News Anchoring.
  • News Writing Techniques.
  • Feature story Production.
  • Live Television Studio Production, Interview Techniques & Panel Discussions.
  • Video Editing on Industry standard softwares.
  • Camera Operation & Multi Camera setup.
  • Professional training in web journalism and Creative Writing.

Eligibility :

Candidates having minimum 10+2 (H.S.C) qualification (Any stream)

Duration :

3 years – Full time

Evaluation Method :

Semester pattern – External – 40%, Internal – 60% & 50% passing

Medium :

English

Intake capacity: 60

Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2020-21 :

Year Tuition Laboratory /Practical Admission Exam Eligibility Library Total
First Year  40000 90000 1500 3000 500 500 135500
Second Year 40000 95500 1500 3000 500 135500
Third Year 40000 95500 1500 3000 500 135500

Opportunities at the Exit Point of program:

  • News Anchor
  • Associate / Assistant / Sub-editor
  • Reporter (Television/Print)
  • Video Journalist
  • Special Program Anchor
  • Bulletin Producer
  • Production Executive
  • Web Journalist
  • Content Writer
  • Creative Writer
  • PCR Director
  • Feature Producer
  • Content Researcher
  • Documentary Producer

Deposit of Rs. 2,000/- taken as Caution money for Library.

Note :
Deposit of Rs. 10,000/- taken as Caution money for Media Lab & Equipment’s.

Program Structure 

(Semester – 1)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits

Paper-I

BABJ-19-1001 Introduction to Mass Communication Core 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-1002 Media Equipments Core 40 60 100 4
Paper-III BABJ-19-1003 Language AECC 40 60 100 4
Paper-IV BABJ-19-1004 Fundamentals of Journalism DSEC 20 30 50 3
Paper-V BABJ-19-1005 Basics of Reporting DSEC 40 60 100 3
Paper-VI BABJ-19-1010

 

 

BABJ-19-1011

Yoga

OR

Self Defence

SEC

 

 

SEC

20

 

 

20

30

 

 

30

50

 

 

50

2

 

 

2

Total 200 300 500 20

(Semester – 2)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits
Paper-I BABJ-19-2001 Visual Communication Core 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-2002

 

 

 

 

 

BABJ-19-2003

Contemporary Sociology

OR

Making of Contemporary India (MOOC – Swayam) OR

Business Communication

SEC 40 60 100 3
Paper-III BABJ-19-2004 News Production- television & Print DSEC 40 60 100 3
Paper-IV BABJ-19-2005 Anchoring Skills DSEC 40 60 100 5
Paper-V BABJ-19-2006 News Writing DSEC 40 60 100 5
Total 200 300 500 20

(Semester – 3)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits
Paper-I BABJ-19-3001 Modern Media

Management & Event Management

Allied 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-3002 Editing for Media SEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-III BABJ19-3003 Development CSC 40 60 100 3
Communication & field
work
OR
BABJ-19-3004 Media & Psychology CSC 40 60 100 3
Paper-IV BABJ-19-3005 Magazine & Feature Production DSEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-V BABJ-19-3006 Advanced Reporting & News Beats DSEC 40 60 100 5
Total 200 300 500 20

(Semester – 4)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits
Paper-I BABJ-19-4001 Media Laws & Ethics Core 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-4002 Lokmanya Tilak, Media & Indian Culture CSC 40 60 100 4
Paper-III BABJ-19-4003

OR

BABJ-19-4004

Book Review

 

Film Review

Elective

 

Elective

20

 

20

30

 

30

50

 

50

2

 

2

Paper-IV BABJ-19-4005 Studio Production DSEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-V BABJ-19-4006 Creative Writing for Online Media DSEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-VI BABJ-19-4007 Business Journalism DSEC 20 30 50 2
Total 200 300 500 20

(Semester – 5)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits
Paper-I BABJ-19-5001 Media marketing Core 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-5002 Research Techniques GEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-III BABJ-19-5003 Soft Skills CSC 20 30 50 1
Paper-IV BABJ-19-5004 Documentary Production DSEC 40 60 100 4
Paper-V BABJ-19-5005 Development & Citizen Journalism DSEC 20 30 50 3
Paper-VI BABJ-19-5006

 

BABJ-19-5007

Travel Journalism

OR

Photo Journalism

DSEC

 

DSEC

40

 

40

60

 

60

100

 

100

4

 

4

Total 200 300 500 20

(Semester – 6)

Paper no. Subject Code    Name of Subject  Category of Sub.   External Marks   Internal Marks   Total  Credits
Paper-I BABJ-19-6001 Environmental Studies

OR

Resources &

Environment (MOOC – Swayam)

AECC 40 60 100 4
Paper-II BABJ-19-6002 Travelogue (Project) Generic 40 60 100 5
Paper-III BABJ-19-6003 Internship SEC 40 60 100 5
Paper-IV BABJ-19-6004 Special Report/Photo Feature (Project) SEC 60 90 150 5
Paper-V BABJ-19-6010 Conference/Workshop/ Seminar Elective 20 30 50 1
Total 200 300 500 20

 

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